Ah, dawn in the city. I start going through emails. Renato Guedes has sent us pencils for pages 9-10 of SUPERMAN #688. Wow, these are gorgeous! Renato has been nice enough to draw this critical scene first, as we’ll be flashing back to it in SUPERMAN ANNUAL #14 a couple of months later. Some more gorgeous pencils are in from guest-penciller Fernando Dagnino for SUPERGIRL #41—man, he’s SO good. Looking at our schedule, however, I’m thinking it might be more logical to ask Fernando to draw the upcoming SUPERGIRL ANNUAL rather than ACTION #878-879.
By now, you've seen preview pages for this issue at NEWSARAMA and IGN, both showing off the stylish artistry of Philip Tan (working with Geoff Johns, natch). But in our continued efforts to be reader-friendly, we've re-posted both previews here, along with an extra page and some prelim pencils from Tan. NEWSARAMA also posted some pencils from the issue on Friday. GREEN LANTERN #39 -- the gift that keeps on giving. The issue hits stores tomorrow.
Yesterday, we gave you a sneak peek at BLACKEST NIGHT, this summer's mega-event from superstar creators Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis. But did you think we'd stop there? Of course not. Here's the second teaser, which may answer some questions you've had about where the King of the Sea's been hanging out.