In 1989, fresh off his work on Tim Burton’s Pee Wee’s Big Adventure and Beetlejuice, a young composer still largely known for his work fronting the band Oingo Boingo took on a new project writing music for Burton’s latest film, a new big screen take on Batman. It was a bold choice at the time—the songwriter behind “Dead Man’s Party” and “Weird Science” scoring one of the most popular superheroes in comics? Yet, the results were instantly iconic, leading to one of the most recognizable superhero scores ever recorded.
As the world awaits the big screen debut of “Justice League,” DC is getting in on the action with a special collection of variant covers inspired by the forthcoming film! Illustrated by the some of the comic industry’s most acclaimed artists, these variant covers showcase DC’s iconic Super Hero team in the likeness of their big screen counterparts.
Fans are getting their first look today at variant covers available on the November editions of flagship DC titles featuring members of the famed Justice League.
Aliens. Super-villains. Costly mistakes. This December, the threats faced by the Justice League are more dangerous than ever. But never fear, the League is in good hands—Christopher Priest and Pete Woods'.
The Eisner-nominated writer of DEATHSTROKE will take the reins of JUSTICE LEAGUE alongside artist Pete Woods (ROBIN, ACTION COMICS) with issue #34, kicking things off with a storyline called “Lost” in which the Justice League is left reeling after a sleep-deprived Batman makes an error that proves costly.
Are you ready to ROCK?! No? Okay, here's what to do: throw on some Maiden, tear the sleeves off your shirt and settle in with a copy of DARK NIGHTS: METAL issue #1! My name is Whitney Moore, and I'm a host for a show you may have seen called DC All Access. I'm also a bona fide metalhead, so when the opportunity to write about this exciting new series came up, I jumped at the chance!
And we thought our politics could be brutal!
If you’ve been following the dramatic events taking place in the “Crown of Atlantis” storyline in Aquaman, and have read this week’s pivotal AQUAMAN #24 by Dan Abnett, Scot Eaton and Philippe Briones, you know exactly what I’m talking about. But for the rest of you, let me bring you up to speed.
In this week’s issue of AQUAMAN, H2.0 continues as the U.S. Navy Research base is under attack. Aquaman and Mera must work together with the Aquamarines and Scavenger to save it from an unlikely foe.
During the attack, the group realizes there’s something bizarre about the creature. What other secrets will they find connected to Dead Water? Find out more in this week’s issue of AQUAMAN #20 from writer Dan Abnett and artists Philippe Briones, Gabe Eltaeb, and Pat Brosseau.