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With over eighty years in the making, Detective Comics will be celebrating a major milestone with its 1,000th superhero packed issue! With an absolute parade of all-star talent, DC Comics has put together a dream team in honor of the series that defined DC Comics itself. With a massive creator lineup and a virtual dream team of artists signed on, DC is pulling out all the stops for this once-in-a-lifetime event. Detective Comics #1000 will be presented by creators Warren Ellis, Paul Dini, Tom King, Brian Michael Bendis, Peter J. Tomasi, Various, James T Tynion IV, Scott Snyder, Kevin Smith, Christopher Priest, Dennis O'Neil and Geoff Johns with illustration provided by Alvaro Martinez, Joëlle Jones, Dustin Nguyen, Alex Maleev, Jim Lee, Kelley Jones, Steve Epting, Tony S. Daniel, Greg Capullo, Neal Adams, Doug Mahnke, and more! So get ready for one of the biggest and most anticipated celebrations in DC history when Detective Comics #1000 hits shelves on March 27, 2019!
The creator and artist duo Scott Snyder and Jock, respectively, return with The Batman Who Laughs #1. The scene is set in a beautifully macabre world where Batman will face a twisted and sinister version of… himself: a gun obsessed, harbinger of Doom who appears quite capable of handling whatever is thrown (or shot) his way. Think of a cross between The Batman and The Punisher, one that got into guns after shooting this world’s version of Joe Chill.
Creator Scott Snyder had this to say:
It's another one of Batman's worst nightmares. This is like Punisher Batman, but it's also Bruce Wayne, which makes him terrifying...he's rich, he has access to everything. He's the deadliest Dark Knight ever and he's coming to the DC Universe as a henchman of the Batman who Laughs.
Legendary talent Grant Morrison (All Star Superman, Batman) makes his dynamic return to DC Comics, alongside artist Liam Sharp (The Brave and The Bold, Wonder Woman) in The Green Lantern #1. In celebration of this brand new adventure with Earth’s Emerald Guardian, fans will be treated to some epic covers by Quitely, Mattina, Migliari, Cheung, and more!
“In this debut issue, when Earth’s space cop, Hal Jordan, encounters an alien hiding in plain sight, it sets off a chain of events that rocks the Green Lantern Corps—and quite possibly the Multiverse at large—to its very core. There’s an inter-galactic conspiracy afoot, as well as a traitor in the GL Corps’ ranks, so strap in for more mind-bending adventures in this masterpiece in the making.” -DC Comics
IDW and DC Comics will be celebrating the upcoming 25th anniversary of The Maxx with a crossover to end all crossovers. Sam Kieth returns after a 10+ year hiatus as artist for the huge Batman/The Maxx: Arkham Dreams event. The series will be a five issue mini-series with cover art by Sam Keith, Jim Lee, and many more. Be on the lookout for this year’s most anticipated and craziest return on September 19, 2018.
DC Comics recently revealed they will release a “DC Icons” series in October. The series will see twenty-nine different Capes and Criminals get retro “foil” treatment. This is exciting news and means there will be plenty of opportunities for collectors to snag a favorite hero or villain on a gorgeous chromium stock.
Brian Michael Bendis’s inaugural issue of Superman #1 hit shelves July 11, 2018. Hot off the heels of his successful Man of Steel six-part mini-series, the DC universe is celebrating with incredible variants from some of the hottest artists of today.
Batman and Catwoman say “I do" in DC’s Batman #50, the culmination to one of the longest running on-again, off-again “romances” in comic book history. The relationship between Selina Kyle and Bruce Wayne began in Batman’s first solo series, where Catwoman was introduced in Batman #1 during the spring of 1940, along with The Joker and Hugo Strange. She served as more of an antagonist than a true villain like Joker, with her motivations more led by greed than evil or chaos, though this did not stop her from holding her own against Batman or whomever got in her path.
Despite varying artists and writers throughout the years, each interaction of Batman and Catwoman was a subtle mixture of confrontation and flirtation. Finally, over 75 years later, “The Bat and The Cat” are finally tying the knot and fans have plenty to celebrate. Expect not only the happy union of Bruce and Selina in Batman #50, but also over 20 variants (and counting) from an all-star lineup of artists like Tyler Kirkham, Francesco Mattina, Frank Cho, and many more. Batman #50 is an unforgettable and momentous occasion in comic book history!
There are few people in the world that can claim success as a comic book artist, and even fewer that are fan favorites, with artwork featured on both DC and Marvel covers. Stanley Lau, alias Artgerm, is one such artist, respected by peers and fans alike. With iconic imagery of strong, powerful females and an extraordinary eye for detail, Stanley Lau is a force in the industry. Between Imaginary Friends Studios (his art studio), a t-shirt design business, and cranking out jaw-dropping variants for “The Big Two", Mr. Lau is an incredibly busy man. Luckily, Comic Burst's Nathan Liberty was given a rare and exciting opportunity to speak with the one and only Artgerm.