After wrapping up his Man of Steel mini-series, Brian Michael Bendis is moving on to bigger things. The famed comic writer will be taking over both the Action Comics and Superman series moving forward and to commemorate the occasion DC has officially released a commercial for the new comics. Check it out in the player below and look for it to air on television!
The first of these new issues to debut will be Superman #1 which arrives in stores on July 11. Featuring art by Joe Prado and Ivan Reis, the series is described as follows: A bold new chapter for the greatest superhero of all time begins here as the superstar team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Ivan Reis begin their run on the all-new SUPERMAN! The fallout from the Man of Steel miniseries has Clark Kent looking at the world through new eyes…with new ideas about what Superman could and should do for the city of Metropolis and the planet Earth. His first job? Getting the planet back out of the Phantom Zone!
In a continuation of the ongoing series, Action Comics #1001 will arrive on July 25. Featuring art by Patrick Gleason, the series is officially described as follows: “Acclaimed writer Brian Michael Bendis’ new chapter for the Man of Steel and the world of tomorrow begins here! The devastating repercussions from the Man of Steel miniseries still reverberate as Metropolis enters a new age! The Daily Planet teeters on the brink of disaster! A new criminal element has made its way onto the streets of Superman’s hometown! The longest- running superhero comic of all time explodes off the page with art by fan favorite Patrick Gleason.”
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