Dan DiDio spoke with the LA Times this past weekend to hype talk up the major story arcs happening in the big titles. He also revealed the company is bringing back Adventure Comics.

Simultaneous to “Battle for the Cowl,” we’re going to be making changes in Superman’s world as well. Superman has been the star of “Action Comics” for its entire run, essentially, and he will be leaving it and handing it over to new characters. The only time he hasn’t appeared in the book, I believe, was after “The Death of Superman,” in those years. So this is a lot of fun for us. I think that’s going to get people excited and scratching their heads and wondering what’s going on. In his own book, “Superman,” there will be a dramatic turn as the hero leaves Earth and it seems like he’s leaving for good. We’ll follow his adventures in space more so than his adventures on Earth, and that’s a big and exciting thing. We’re also bringing back one of the old-time favorite titles of DC Comics, “Adventure Comics.” It will be back with a new No. 1 and with new stars but old stars at the same time. It’ll be pretty easy to guess who will be the stars of “Adventure Comics” if you know who the title was most identified with…

Now you know where the Legion of Super-Heroes will appear following the ending of the LoSH title.  Heck maybe we’ll see Manhunter, Aquaman, Plastic Man, and Dial H for Hero make appearances there too.

via Hero Complex

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  1. ~wyntermute~
    November 17, 2008 at 12:47 pm — Reply

    So just a little recap: We’re getting a “new” Batman; Robin et. al. are up in the air as a consequence of that. The Titans (New, Teen, and Classic flavors all included) would therefore also be on shaky ground since Robin and Nightwing have always been the hearts of the different incarnations…. Final Crisis is “rewriting everything so evil wins”, and that will have consequences we’ll be dealing with “forever”. The Darkest Night is coming, and who knows what kinda mess that will leave in its wake, and now Superman is off to space and purportedly leaving Earth behind.

    Wonder Woman’s going to be the “Elder States…person” of the DCU? (At least, if all that “Trinity around which DC is built” stuff is relevant…) Interesting, considering she murdered Max Lord, and the Amazons Attacked, and all that other stuff….

  2. Josh P.
    November 17, 2008 at 2:14 pm — Reply

    I give it a year and a half before Superman goes back to headlining Action Comics

  3. Kirby
    November 17, 2008 at 4:19 pm — Reply

    I hope that whatever they do with Action Comics is that they do little vinyets(Sp?). Specifically mabye flesh out some Elongated Man & Sue tales, either taking place in the past or doing something with them as ghosts.

  4. Slappy
    November 17, 2008 at 4:45 pm — Reply

    In these difficult economic times with pathetic politicians pondering its plight, I would like to suggest Action Comics on a lesser paper with a lower price. If you can buy one $3.99 comic or two $1.99 comics what will you do?

    Long Live the Legion!!!!!!!!!!!

  5. November 17, 2008 at 11:54 pm — Reply


  6. November 18, 2008 at 12:30 am — Reply

    Slappy: I’ve been an advocate of cheap paper for a long time, but that would screw up those fancy inks the kids are all raging about these days :(

    Oh and LEGION

  7. Albert
    November 18, 2008 at 1:26 am — Reply

    Oh, yeah XD

    And the Adventure Comics #0 cover for February looks kickass.

  8. ykw
    November 18, 2008 at 7:07 pm — Reply

    The revived ADVENTURE is clearly going to feature the adventures of the new Dynamic Duo, Prince Gavyn and Black Orchid. With a Johnny Quick backup. Clearly.

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