The new Batman of Earth 2 tries to turn the tide in the war against the forces of Darkseid and Apokolips, but even as new allies reveal themselves the planet trembles before its new rulers.
Dynamite is proud to show the first look at interior pages for Legends of Red Sonja #1, is a collaborative effort uniting Simone with a star-studded and prestigious creative team including Marjorie M. Liu, Mercedes Lackey, Kelly Sue DeConnick, Rhianna Pratchett, Leah Moore, Tamora Pierce, Blair Butler, Nancy Collins, Meljean Brook, Nicola Scott, Devin Grayson, and more to be announced. Frank Thorne, one of the key artists responsible for defining the character’s distinct look, will be among the artists to contribute cover artwork, as will Jay Anacleto. The first issue of the five-part Legends of Red Sonja #1 miniseries is solicited in the September Previews catalog for preorder by retailers worldwide.
Welcome to Earth 2, a new universe where old Golden Age heroes are revamped for the modern era. Over the past ten issues, DC Comics has gradually reintroduced classic heroes and villains into this universe. Without Superman, Batman or Wonder Woman to look after them, these superheroes have branched out on their own. However, with the return of Steppenwolf, do they have the strength to take on Apokolips?
Earth 2 is everything readers expect from the new 52: New original storyline, a diverse group of revamped modern characters, and no interference from the big three—Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman— because… they’re dead. With a looming threat planning to destroy their world, can this new generation of heroes unite to stop it?
The Multiverse continues to evolve and with the introduction of Green Lantern, The Flash, and Hawkgirl, it’s time for The Atom to make his appearance. Matthew and Stephen dive into the issues in this week’s Major Spoilers Dueling Review.
The multiverse has been back for a long time now, and even in the New 52, Earth-2 (and others) still exist. DC’s Next Wave has launched, and Earth-2 takes front and center.
DC Comics has announced the Nicola Scott is joining the Superman team with issue #3, and will provide art for issues #5 and #6 as well.
It’s Wonder Woman week at DC Comics as the heroine gets a #600 issue renumbering. The celebration has many artists thinking about the Amazonian, and Nicola Scott offers up an image based on a portfolio piece from years ago.
Or – “In Which The Six Have Split, And Wonder Woman Is On The Menu…”
My old friend Bruce used to have a saying…Â “It’s always darkest, before it gets pitch-black.”Â A founding member of the Justice League is about to be consumed by a demon, the Secret Six are at one another’s throats, and the Bana-Mighdall Amazons are free (and mightily irritable.)Â Think things can’t get worse?Â Possibly you’re not remembering some of the Secret Six’s previous missions…
The indy comic Halloween Man is getting collected into a tradepaperback, and the creators sent Major Spoilers a sneak peek that you can see after the jump.
DC has released a preview of Secret Six #12 that arrives next week.Â Take the jump to see Wonder Woman bring the smack down to the villains.
Another DC panel, another rapid fire wrap up of the event as only Major Spoilers can.