Superman 75th Anniversary Celebration Continues At Comic-Con International: San Diego 2013

Superman 75th Anniversary Celebration of World’s Greatest Super Hero Continues

Superman 75th Anniversary Banner

Neil Gaiman Awakens THE SANDMAN For All-New Series

Journey To The Dark Side As Villains Take Over DC COMICS – THE NEW 52

Press Release

DC Entertainment, home to the World’s Greatest Super Heroes and the most talented writers and artists in the business, announced today it will storm Comic-Con International: San Diego 2013 with an impressive line-up of events, announcements and giveaways that promise to amaze fans and continue to cement its position as a leader in the comic book industry.

The largest English-language publisher and the leader in digital comics innovation, DC Entertainment will conquer Comic-Con with a selection of can’t-miss events. Fans can look forward to an unprecedented celebration of the greatest and most iconic hero in history, Superman – including a look at the best-selling new series SUPERMAN UNCHAINED and the return of Neil Gaiman’s acclaimed Vertigo series with THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE, featuring the breathtaking artwork of J.H. Williams III. But the San Diego fireworks don’t end there, as DC Entertainment will be giving fans a sneak peek at the dark future within DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 and unveiling the JUSTICE LEAGUE KIA car featuring custom artwork from DC Entertainment Co-Publisher Jim Lee to benefit the WE CAN BE HEROES giving campaign, and more.

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IDW & DC Entertainment Join Forces on Superman, Batman, & Wonder Woman

Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman Come to the Library of American Comics

Superman: The Silver Age Dailies 1958-1961

The Classic Newspaper Adventures of DC’s Biggest Heroes
Launch this July!

Press Release

IDW’s Library of American Comics and DC Entertainment proudly announce the beginning of a new partnership to reprint some of the rarest DC Comics stories — the Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman newspaper strips.

“We’re thrilled to announce a comprehensive publishing program for these historic strips,” said Greg Goldstein, IDW President and COO. “The Library of American Comics is the premier home for archival newspaper strips and this new partnership with DC Entertainment further cements the imprint’s reputation as second to none.”

At the same time that Superman, Batman, and Wonder Woman became the world’s most famous and recognizable superheroes in comic books in the 1940s and beyond, they also starred in runs of newspaper comic strips, most of which have not been seen since they first appeared.

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H’EL ON EARTH: An Essay On DC’s Super Crossover

Keeping Up With the Kryptonians:
A Family Reunion?

H'el on Earth crossover promo

I have cable TV. I grew up with cable TV. I watch too much cable TV. And if you watch cable TV like I watch cable TV, you know that some of the better movie channels go through cycles of playing the same shit over and over for weeks on end. Breakfast, lunch, and dinner for the eyes and ears is the same serving of Meryl Streep sullenly walking through the West Village of New York, or Bruce Willis breaking through glass windows in bare feet bellowing “yippee ka-yay”. Sure I like sitting down for a good film viewing with a bowl of popcorn and some Red Vines, but many times I watch the same movie over a matter of weeks, while getting ready for work, or maybe during the 15 minutes before the Daily Show comes on. It’s the way of our cable subscribing, ADD world.

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Review: Superman #0 (DC)

Superman #0 Review

Superman #0 CoverWriter: Scott Lobdell
Art: Kenneth Rocafort
Colorist: Sunny Gho
Letterer: Rob Leigh
Cover Art: Kenneth Rocafort
Editor: Eddie Berganza

Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Date: Nov 2012
Cover Price: $2.99 US

Title: “Every End has a Beginning”

Where’s Lara?

As frustrating as it was to hear that a third creative team would be taking over Superman in a year, I did not want to set this book down once I started reading.  Scott Lobdell hit a Kryptonian home run with this issue, in which we are introduced to the New 52 Jor-El and Lara, DC’s first power couple. While everyone knows the fate of the doomed planet, this story is more about who Ma and Pa El were, as a couple, and how they dealt with adversity.

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Justice League #12 Variant is Out of this World

Justice League #12 Variant
is Out of this World

Justice League #12 Variant

Jim Lee outdoes himself with another stellar image of the romance between Superman and Wonder Woman.

DC Comics’ twitter profile (@DCComics) released the completed variant cover to Justice League #12 this afternoon.  The image depicts the Superman and Wonder Woman in an affectionate side-by-side embrace as they hover over the planet Earth.  The sun in the background creates a halo over their heads of biblical proportions.

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Classic Page – Action Comics #1 by Joe Shuster

Action Comics #1 by Joe Shuster!

Action Comics #1 by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster

Welcome to the Classic Comic Book Page! We scour our memories and hundreds of comic book issues to bring you pages that we think are classics.

This is what started it all for superheroes – The 1st page of Action Comics #1 (June 1938), by Jerome Siegel & Joe Shuster, published on April 18, 1938 by National Allied Publications.

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