When this issue hit the shelves, Captain Marvel had been back in comics for over a year, in books published *by DC Comics*. That makes this unusual “backdoor pilot” issue even stranger…
Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Superman #276 awaits!
In 1992, Superman died at the hands of Doomsday, and the comic book industry was never the same. Until he came back. And then the industry would never be the same. But in 1992-1993 the Death and Return of Superman was an event that shook the industry. Now, with Action Comics #1000 hitting stores this week, we need to look back and ask the all-important question, “Were you there when he died?” VOTE!
About a month or so ago, I mentioned I had a feeling Brian Michael Bendis would take on Action Comics beginning with Action Comics #1001, following a Tiwtter post where he dropped the phrase “Truth, Justice, and the American way.” Today, DC Comics confirmed my suspicions and added several other Superman titles for the comic book scribe.
What was Metropolis like before Superman arrived? That’s the question Warner Bros. Television hopes to answer in the upcoming 13-episode Metropolis series for the DC digital streaming service.
DC is going all-out to celebrate the one-thousandth issue of ACTION COMICS—the longest continually published comic book of its kind in history, the series that introduced Superman to the world and the title that launched the superhero genre. The Jim Lee-drawn cover features a new costume that integrates a variety of classic and new elements, including the Man of Steel’s trademark red trunks.
In the DC Universe, where there’s time-travel, there’s Booster Gold. But will even that save the Man Of Steel from a paradox that ends everything he knows? I wouldn’t bet the rent… Your Major Spoilers review of Action Comics #995 awaits!
Once upon a time, The Beatles were somehow a strange and distressing concept for grown-ups to handle. That’s where Superman comes in! Your Major Spoilers (Retro) Review of Superman’s Pal, Jimmy Olsen #88 awaits!
[NYCC’17] DC Comics announces plans for Action Comics #1000 and it’s going to be a great year for comics
During DC’s “Meet the Publishers” panel at the New York Comic Con, Dan DiDio and Jim Lee announced plans for the big Action Comics #1000 release in 2018.