A comics event as big as DC's line-wide relaunch is bound to provoke some pretty extreme reactions among fans, but perhaps the most extreme came from the proprietor of Asheboro, North Carolina comic shop The Comic Conspiracy. This week, he a
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DC Comics released this week via Yahoo a six-page preview of Action Comics #1, which relaunches the venerable superhero title whose original first issue in 1938 introduced the world to Superman. In the new version by writer Grant Morrison and artists Rags Morales & Rick Bryant, the Man of Steel, who in the new DC Universe lacks the moral and ethical guidance of the Kansas-raised
Reading Comics author Douglas Wolk runs down the hottest comics and graphic novels coming out this week.
* "Okay, when's Doomsday? Later? Some other time? Tomorrow?"
^ There's always a war on somewhere
It might not have featured a free ride home or Bojangles, but one of the highlights of my convention weekend at Comic-Con 2011 was getting to sit down with DC Universe uber-architect, Supergods writer and living legend Grant Morrison whose Batman books I have annotated in detail. We discussed the new Action Comics relaunching in September, the upcoming conclusion of his Batman story in Batman: Leviathan, the curious l
DC Comic Co-Publisher Dan DiDio teased a "reexamined" relationship between Superman's Clark Kent persona and Lois Lane in the relaunched DCU earlier this month, leading many to imagine a relationship that either hasn't happened yet or didn't manifest into marriage. Today at The Source, DC confirmed that Superman's Action Comics adventures by Grant Morrison and Rags
After yesterday's announcements, there were only four titles left out of DC's 52 new #1s, and it wasn't difficult to figure out what they'd be: Action Comics, Superman, Superboy and Supergirl. Namely, the four main Super-titles.
And so, led by the prodigious
After recently undertaking a journey to walk -- not fly -- across the United States in the "Grounded" storyline and reconnect with the country and everyday Americans, Superman appears to be taking another step that could have major implications for his national identity: in Action Comics #900......Superman announces that he is going to give up his U.S. citizenship. Despite very literally being an