Mittwoch, 24. Januar 2018

Official Press Release: Superman wird 80 und feiert in "ACTION COMICS" # 1000 mit Bendis, King, Wolfman, Ordway, Swan, Jurgens, Meltzer...

...und hier nun die offizielle Inhaltsbeschreibung des eigentlichen Jubiläumsheftes "Action Comics" # 1000 (das, wie das Begleitbuch "80 Years Of Superman", ebenfalls am 19. April als Prestige-formatige 80pg. Giant - Ausgabe -!- veröffentlicht werden wird. Beides ist ab sofort bei uns vorbestellbar ! )

Landmark 1,000th Issue Features 
Jim Lee Cover Revealing New Costume

Brian Michael Bendis Debuts First Story for DC

DC Veteran Writer Marv Wolfman to Script Story 
Based On Unpublished Art  
by Golden and Silver Age Icon Curt Swan

All-Star Lineup of Contributors Includes 
Richard Donner, Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi, 
Pat Gleason, Dan Jurgens, Brad Meltzer, Louise Simonson, 
Jerry Ordway, Tom King, Scott Snyder and More

"Action Comics" # 1000 (main cover)

(BURBANK, CA) – (January 19, 2018) – 

DC is going all-out to celebrate the one-thousandth issue of ACTION COMICSthe 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.

“ACTION COMICS #1000 represents a watershed moment in the history of not just comic books, but entertainment, literature and pop culture,” said Lee. “There’s no better way to celebrate Superman’s enduring popularity than to give him a look that combines some new accents with the most iconic feature of his classic design.”

Available at comics retailers and digitally on April 18, ACTION COMICS #1000 features the DC debut of acclaimed writer Brian Michael Bendis in a 10-page Superman story featuring art by DC publisher and celebrated artist Jim Lee.

This milestone issue will also include two 15-page stories from two of DC’s current and most popular talent teams: SUPERMAN writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Pat Gleason, as well as ACTION COMICS writer and artist Dan Jurgens.

“The one-thousandth issue of ACTION COMICS is an incredible milestone in pop culture and a testament to the vision of Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster,” said DC publisher Dan DiDio. “Without this book, along with Siegel and Shuster’s fertile imaginations and boundless creativity, the superhero’s place in literature may have been wildly different, if not altogether nonexistent.”

This must-have collector’s item comic book will also feature previously unpublished art from Curt Swan, whose dynamic, iconic style many consider the definitive look for the Man of Steel throughout comics’ Golden and Silver Ages. Acclaimed DC writer Marv Wolfman will script a story based on this never-before-seen content.

In addition, the comic will include a collection of memorable bonus stories from some of the most celebrated names in comics and entertainment.

Contributors to this once-in-a-lifetime issue include legendary Superman The movie  director Richard Donner and New York Times best-selling writer Geoff Johns, with art by Olivier Coipel.

Other contributing creative teams will include Paul Dini with José Luis García-López; Tom King with Clay Mann and Jordie Bellaire; Brad Meltzer with John Cassaday and Laura Martin; Louise Simonson with Jerry Ordway; Scott Snyder with Tim Sale and more to be announced.

...erscheint mit insgesamt 10 verschiedenen frei bestellbaren Cover-Motiven!

 This celebratory comic book is just the beginning; this milestone will be recognized across the DC superhero line for the month of April with a series of Superman-themed variant covers and even more to come. 


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