This morning, DC Comics announced its long-rumored new Watchmen project, a prequel titled Before Watchmen that expands on the characters and world of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons's seminal 1986 comic book, which was adapted into a 2009 movie. Featuring a variety of top-tier writers and artists across the comics industry, it will expand on the history of the world of Watc
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Today's Superman panel at San Diego Comic-Con convened with DC Comics VP of Marketing John Cunningham and guests Superman editor Matt Idelson, Action Comics writer Grant Morrison, Superboy writer Scott Lobdell, Superman: Earth One writer J. Michael Straczynski and Supergirl cowriter Mike Johnson. Major ne
#1. Superman: Grounded
Initially intended to be a twelve-issue story following Superman as he walked (adamantly not flying) across America and reconnected with the country and its people, "Grounded" became more a publishing irregularity than anything. It's the Superman story that J. Michael Straczynski abandoned to write a different Superman story, one that's more lucrative and targeted to a wider audience. Stracz
J. Michael Straczynski has announced via DC's The Source that he will no longer script his monthly Superman and Wonder Woman titles, citing the need to fast-track sequels to the successful Superman: Earth One graphic novel. The departure will cut short Straczynski's work on the "Grounded" storyline halfway through its run, which is slated to continue for a year. Vertigo'
Superman: Earth One, the new graphic novel written by J. Michael Straczynski and drawn by Shane Davis, reboots the classic tale of the hero from Krypton, beginning with his arrival in Metropolis as a fashionably dressed 20-year-old and the choice he must make between living a life as a talented, o
The last time we checked in on J. Michael Straczynski and Shane Davis' Superman: Earth One, a young Clark Kent had just arrived in Metropolis only to be confronted by a mugger. While Clark didn't necessarily let it ruin his day (thanks to heat vision), our exclusive preview from DC Comics shows how the power of flight can wash away even the angst of a farm-raised alien adjusti
Today at the New York Comic Con, DC Comics Executive Story Editor Ian Sattler joined creators J. Michael Straczynski, Paul Levitz, James Robinson, J.T. Krul Shane Davis, Gail Simone, Peter J. Tomasi, Tony Bedard, Kevin Maguire and Nick Spencer on stage for a very lively discussion regarding future DC Universe projects.