Green Lantern: New Guardians #21 (Unlettered Preview)
Previews Contain Spoilers
The Templar Guardians have been locked away for millennia, but they have a VERY clear idea of what they need to do next — and of all the Lanterns in the universe, they need Kyle Rayner’s help. So it’s a shame he wants nothing to do with them! But once he sees the strange anomaly lurking at the edge of the universe, he may have no choice but to get on board with their mission… (ComicBookResources)
Available Wednesday, June 19th.
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Official Press Release from DC Comics:
Sears® Sponsors Free SUPERMAN Comic Book for
Fans Awaiting Upcoming Blockbuster Release
In celebration of the summer’s most eagerly anticipated film, DC Entertainment is partnering with comic book retailers and bookstores across America to declare Wednesday, June 12 MAN OF STEEL DAY, ahead of the film’s wide release on Friday, June 14. Sponsored by Sears, those visiting their local comic book retailers on MAN OF STEEL DAY will receive a free copy of ALL STAR SUPERMAN #1 SPECIAL EDITION comic book by Grant Morrison and Frank Quietly.
In addition to the free comic, DC Entertainment has partnered with Warner Bros. to provide comic shops with various MAN OF STEEL promotional posters and bags to get fans geared up for the film’s release.
Fans who visit comic stores on MAN OF STEEL DAY can also purchase the first issue of red-hot new comic series, SUPERMAN UNCHAINED, from bestselling creators Scott Snyder and Jim Lee. The series promises to elevate the already high-flying hero to new heights as he faces off against foes familiar and new. SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #1 includes a bonus two-sided, tipped-in poster measuring approximately 11” x 18” that can be easily removed for display.
“Comic fans and moviegoers have made it very clear that they are eagerly awaiting the arrival of MAN OF STEEL in theaters and we’re excited to offer our retailer partners a chance to celebrate the occasion and tap into fan’s enthusiasm,” stated John Cunningham, vice president of marketing, DC Entertainment.
Also available at comic retail locations is DC Collectibles’ all-new line of 12” MAN OF STEEL statues that capture the film’s characters, Superman, Jor El, Zod and Faora, in stunning, highly-realistic likenesses. The line is already a top seller for DC Collectibles, further demonstrating retailer and fan excitement for MAN OF STEEL.
Continuing the celebration around the film’s release, DC Entertainment has partnered with Random House to bring MAN OF STEEL to libraries across the U.S. on Saturday, June 15. More than 1,000 local libraries will offer visitors buttons, bookmarks and Superman comics.
On the digital front, ALL STAR SUPERMAN #1 will also be available for free download, courtesy of Sears, and the “Superman 201” digital comics sale kicks off on June 12 at www.readdcentertainment.com, the DC Comics app, and all digital platforms (comiXology, Kindle, iBookstore, Nook). The sale offers hundreds of acclaimed Superman titles like SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, SUPERMAN: FOR TOMORROW by Brian Azzarello and Jim Lee, SUPERMAN: BIRTHRIGHT by Mark Waid and Leinil Yu – all for $.99 each.
About MAN OF STEEL
From Warner Bros. Pictures and Legendary Pictures comes MAN OF STEEL, starring Henry Cavill in the role of Clark Kent/Superman, under the direction of Zack Snyder. MAN OF STEEL is produced by Charles Roven, Christopher Nolan, Emma Thomas and Deborah Snyder. The screenplay was written by David S. Goyer from a story by Goyer and Nolan, based upon Superman characters created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster and published by DC Entertainment. Thomas Tull, Lloyd Phillips and Jon Peters are serving as executive producers. The film is slated for release beginning June 14, 2013 and will be distributed worldwide by Warner Bros. Pictures, a Warner Bros. Entertainment Company.
(via DC Comics)
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Batman’s world has been devastated by his war against Talia, but is he willing to give up on his own humanity?
It’s the penultimate chapter of the definitive Mad Hatter story—and not everyone makes it out alive!
It’s the final battle against the First Lantern and the Guardians in this, the extra-sized finale of Geoff Johns’ historic run on the title! Plus, don’t miss a special retrospective on Geoff’s run on GL!
The PROLOGUE TO TRINITY WAR continues as a revelation about Batman could destroy Wonder Woman and Superman’s relationship! Plus, in the backup story, the penultimate chapter of the tale of Shazam finds Billy Batson learning the shocking secret of Black Adam!
Ibrahaim’s first door-to-door inspection goes badly when he’s sent to the Holt farm. The Check brothers have Cooper hostage, and unfortunately for them, it’s Em Cypress to the rescue.
A DOUBLE-SIZED EXTRA-vanagnza celebrating the third-year of the acclaimed series! Face to face with his opposite number—a foe Daredevil cannot beat! What is his connection to the accident that created Daredevil? PLUS: As Foggy deals with his cancer, Matt turns to one of the brightest guys in the galaxy for help. Here comes…Iron Man!
Deadpool targets a MAN with AQUATIC powers! Then he teams-up with your SUPERIOR Neighborhood SPIDER-MAN! I PROMISE HE KILLS ONE OF THOSE TWO!
A perfect jumping on point as The Green Goblin returns…and Spider-Man is nowhere to be found!
The Uncanny X-Men face evil sorcerer DORMAMMU! Don’t miss this new take on the evil sorcerer demon courtesy of Bendis and Irving. Discover the secrets Magik has been hiding since the Phoenix Force left her in AVENGERS VS. X-MEN.
The book where when a character says “I did it half an hour ago” normally means doing “it” half an hour ago reaches its first epic conclusion. Why Did Loki Do It? No one kno… okay, we’ll tell you…Well, part of it. Miss America probably punches someone. She usually does.
The Green Team #1 (Preview)
INVENTORS! EXPLORERS! ADVENTURERS! Do you need money to finance an important project? Then you should set up a meeting with THE GREEN TEAM!
• Nature of world-changing idea: _____
• Amount requested: _____
• Does your project have the potential to:
Fracture space-time? __
Replace the combustion engine? __
Attract extraterrestrial attention? __
Prove/disprove existence of deities? __
Piss off The Justice League? __
Render the human body obsolete? __
If any of the above are checked, please fill out liability release form GT2013-05. Send any 82 drawings, plans, models, or photos with request.
(via DC Comics)
Available Wednesday, May 22nd.
DC’s newest addition to their New 52 line up, The Green Team, begins this month. Issue #1 releases this Wednesday, May 22nd. If you’re in the NYC area the day after head on over to the Midtown Comics on Fulton Street to get it signed by the writer, Franco (Tiny Titans). That’s Thursday, May 23rd from 6PM to 7PM.
Check out Midtown Comics Facebook Page for more details and to RSVP.