DC Comics has revealed via The Source the October 2011 solicitation text and cover images for the Superman family of books including “Action Comics” by Grant Morrison with art by Rags Morales and Rick Bryant, “Superman” by George Perez with interior art by Jesus Merino, “Superboy” by Scott Lobdell with art by RB Silva and Rob Lean and “Supergirl” by Michael Green and Mike Johnson with art by Mahmud Asrar. Check back with CBR at 2PM PST for the full DC Comics solicitations for October.
The Superman solicits wrap up the announcements DC began last week with gradual reveals for the New 52 October issues with the the Bat-family, The Dark, The Edge and Green Lantern, leaving just the sophomore issues of the Superman titles unannounced. DC also announced “DC – The New 52,” a free book with further details on the relaunch and a 6-page preview of Geoff Johns and Jim Lee’s “Justice League,” along with a number of new DCnU series including “The Shade,” “Penguin: Pain and Prejudice”, “The Huntress,” the Paul Levitz-written “Legion: Secret Origin” and the “My Greatest Adventure” anthology.
ACTION COMICS #2
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by RAGS MORALES and RICK BRYANT
Cover by RAGS MORALES
Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:200 B&W variant cover by RAGS MORALES
On sale OCTOBER 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
In his weakest moment, Superman is taken down – but by whom? And if the world wasn’t ready for a man with super powers, they’re utterly unprepared for the rage of a Superman cornered! The cornerstone character of the new DCU continues his debut adventure!
Written by GEORGE PEREZ
Breakdowns and cover by GEORGE PEREZ
Art by JESUS MERINO
On sale OCTOBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The all-new adventures of Superman continue! Everyone can see the new villain who’s attacking Superman – except The Man of Steel! How can he stop a threat that none of his super-senses can detect? Meanwhile, a Daily Planet reporter starts digging up some dirt on Superman, including a secret that could ruin him forever!
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by RB SILVA and ROB LEAN
Cover by ERIC CANETE
On sale OCTOBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Project N.O.W.H.E.R.E. has put a lot of effort into creating their Superboy, and they intend to make sure he performs to their standards. And what better opportunity for him to demonstrate his raw power than to throw him into an alien prison riot? Good luck, Superboy… you’re going to need it!
Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON
Art by MAHMUD ASRAR and DAN GREEN
Cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
On sale OCTOBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Get ready for a super-smackdown as Supergirl fights her cousin, The Man of Steel! What could cause these two to come to blows? Can the teenage Supergirl hold her own against the adult Superman? Well, let’s just say she’s got a trick or two up those fancy new sleeves of hers…