Archive for: J. Michael Straczynski

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DC Unveils Variant Covers for BEFORE WATCHMEN: NITE OWL #1

On June 27th, BEFORE WATCHMEN: NITE OWL #1, written by J. Michael Straczynski and illustrated by Andy Kubert and Joe Kubert, will land in stores. Here’s the first look at the issue’s variant cover by Kevin Nowlan! The BEFORE WATCHMEN: NITE OWL #1 variant cover by Jim Lee! And the digital combo pack!

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Who’s the Fastest?

SUPERMAN #709 provides an exhilarating new twist on the classic question of who’s faster: Superman or Flash? Who will outrun the other and what the heck is that thing on Flash’s head that’s making him speak Kryptonian and recite the planet’s history?

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Bring on the army of sword-carrying skeletons!

Now THIS is quite a predicament we were left at on the last page of Wonder Woman #606 – how do you fight an army of undead soldiers?

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Chris Roberson on Superman’s trip through the American Heartland

Superman’s walk across the country is a long one, but he won’t be alone; writer Chris Roberson will have several of the DCU’s biggest heroes join him at different points of his journey. Take it away, Chris: “On an unconscious level, Superman’s return to the American Heartland in an attempt to reconnect with the values that he has begun to question, and to revisit the kinds of places where he had his earliest formative experiences As 2011 unfolds, we’ll see Superman get to the real heart of this journey, both geographically and emotionally, as he encounters allies and enemies that remind him of key moments in his past. An encounter with the Flash in Colorado serves to remind Superman of the time he and teenaged Lex Luthor shared a detention hall. A meeting with Batman in the Utah desert calls to mind the time Clark Kent and a young Bruce Wayne defended a village in Bhutran from Vandal Savage, who was searching for the road to Nanda Parbat. And of course, those are only two of the eight stories we’ll be telling.” – Chris Roberson Tags : chris roberson , eddy barrows , j. michael straczynski , j.p. mayer , john cassaday , Superman This entry was posted on Tuesday, January 4th, 2011 at 11:00 am and is filed under From the Creators . You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site.

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Superman’s new foe isn’t from outer space

The “Grounded” storyline continues right here as Superman visits Mt. Prospect – a suburb just southeast of Chicago. In this issue, Superman discovers that there is a darkness even more immense than outer space… One buried deep inside the human heart. The first of the “Grounded” letter write-in destinations, this town was suggested by Annette Kowalczyk of Mt. Prospect, Illinois. Annette has lived in Mt. Prospect for 43 years, raising her three children (and now seven grandchildren) in the area. Thanks for being a Superman fan all these years! Issue #705 is written by J. Michael Straczynski comes with some excellent art by Eddy Barrows, J.P. Mayer and Wellington Dias. SUPERMAN #705 lands in comic stores today.

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Straczynski to write Superman and Wonder Woman

Straczynski to write Superman and Wonder Woman

Alex Segura at the DC Universe Blog writes… Starting in July with SUPERMAN #701 and WONDER WOMAN #601, superstar writer J. Michael Straczynski — a man who’s created layered and compelling characters and worlds on the big screen, on television and across the comic book spectrum — dives head-first into the DC Universe by taking […]

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