If you were hoping that with a clean slate of continuity and a publishing initiative as aggressive as The New 52 -- designed, ostensibly, to bring new readers to DC Comics -- would come a reduction of old inconveniences like multi-title event storylines and $3
A man and a woman in love seek out a safe place to hide where their past can't catch up to them. A wild west outlaw changes with the times to adjust to the criminal underworld of a new era. A police chief's family values are tested by a case so strange and gruesome he fears he's in over his head
See these three guys up there? They want you to read this comic.
In case you missed us gushing over this comic a few days ago, Uncanny X-Force is the new hotness: a book containing so many ideas that it should be a mess, but instead display a level of forethought that makes it into grindhouse event comics. The series is ugly, in the best sense of the term; it's about ugly characters in ugly situations doing really ugly things, but the stakes are high and the dialogue is witty
If anyone's had a rough go over the past few years at DC Comics, it's Superboy. He had a nervous breakdown, died, came back to life, and starred in a backup feature before finally returning to the Teen Titatns