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PREVIEW: Grant Morrison's

PREVIEW: Grant Morrison's "Action Comics" Finale

DC Comics has released a preview of writer Grant Morrison's "Action Comics" #18, his final issue on the title, with art by Rags Morales and Brad Walker. The extra-sized finale goes on sale March 20.

Morrison Declares

Morrison Declares "Vengeance of Batman" As "Incorporated" Finale Nears

With Damian Wayne's death rocking the book, "Batman Incorporated" writer Grant Morrison compares the event to Jason Todd promising a final arc where Batman takes action to avenge his son.

Diggle, Lobdell, Pak & Snyder Celebrate Superman: Part II

Diggle, Lobdell, Pak & Snyder Celebrate Superman: Part II

Andy Diggle, Scott Lobdell, Greg Pak and Scott Snyder, the writers of DC Comics' Superman titles, continue to discuss the Man of Steel's ever-growing legacy.

Diggle, Lobdell, Pak & Snyder Celebrate Superman, Part I

Diggle, Lobdell, Pak & Snyder Celebrate Superman, Part I

Andy Diggle, Scott Lobdell, Greg Pak and Scott Snyder - the four writers helming Superman-centric series in 2013 - join forces to discuss the ever-growing legacy of DC Comics' Man of Steel.

PREVIEW: Diggle & Daniel's

PREVIEW: Diggle & Daniel's "Action Comics" #19

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR has an advance preview of "Action Comics" #19, the first groundbreaking issue by the new creative team of Andy Diggle and Tony Daniel, on sale April 3.

EXCLUSIVE: Paolo Rivera Covers

EXCLUSIVE: Paolo Rivera Covers "Action Comics" #18

The grand finale of Grant Morrison, Rags Morales and Brad Walker's run on "Action Comics" features a time-spanning variant cover by "Daredevil" artist Paolo Rivera showcasing Superman's final battle.

Comics A.M. - Marvel's Axel Alonso on Rise of Latino Superheroes

Comics A.M. - Marvel's Axel Alonso on Rise of Latino Superheroes

Axel Alonso says increase in Latino characters "isn’t some PC initiative, this is capitalism"! Cartoonist Luisa Felix passes away. Grant Morrison on the end of his "Action Comics" run! Dean Haspiel on Billy Dogma and work-for-hire!

Grant Morrison Stretches The

Grant Morrison Stretches The "Action Comics" of Superman

Grant Morrison's run on "Action Comics" has been extended by an issue, and the writer tells CBR about how he'll cap off his reinvention of Superman with a more frightening take on the Fifth Dimension.

EXCLUSIVE: Dodson, Morales Cover

EXCLUSIVE: Dodson, Morales Cover "Action Comics" #17

DC Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at Terry and Rachel Dodson's variant cover for "Action Comics" #17 featuring the evolution of Superman from child to adult and Rags Morales' black and white variant.

When Words Collide - 1/14/2013

When Words Collide - 1/14/2013

As Grant Morrison's run on "Action Comics" nears its end, Tim looks back on the series meant to establish Superman's role in the New 52 and wonders where it all went wrong.

DC Comics Solicitations for April, 2013

DC Comics Solicitations for April, 2013

DC Comics has released their full solicitations text and images for product releasing in April, 2013, including the latest from "Justice League of America," "Batman," "Action Comics" and more.

Warner Bros. Wins Definitive Judgement Over Superman Rights

Warner Bros. Wins Definitive Judgement Over Superman Rights

In what may be the final legal say on the long-running case between the creators of Superman and his current owners, Warner Bros. has declared victory due to a new Appellate Court ruling.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Action Comics" #15

Greg McElhatton gives "Action Comics" #15 4.5 stars, saying the issue written by Grant Morrison with art by Brad Walker and Rags Morales "promises to end the run on a high note."

Daniel Talks

Daniel Talks "Justice League" and "Action Comics"

On the eve of talking over as artist on "Action Comics" in March, Tony Daniel spoke with CBR about collaborating with Andy Diggle on Superman following his two-issue arc on "Justice League" with Geoff Johns.

Fisch and Tyson Locate Krypton in

Fisch and Tyson Locate Krypton in "Action Comics"

Writer Sholly Fisch spoke with CBR about the secret origin of his and Dr. Neil deGrasse Tyson's discovery of Krypton and how the validity of science, when possible, is crucial in telling superhero stories to readers.

Exploring The Seeds Sown In DC's New 52 #0s

Exploring The Seeds Sown In DC's New 52 #0s

DC Comics drew attention today to a set of images from their recent #0 issues that will have future significance in the DCU, and CBR is unpacking everything from Catwoman's other life to Superman's return to Krypton to the "Trinity War."

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Helps Superman Find Krypton

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson Helps Superman Find Krypton

Astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson is famed as host of PBS’s "NOVA scienceNOW" and as a frequent guest on "The Daily Show." But in "Action Comics" #14, he's also the man who located Krypton.

Max Landis Chronicles Atomic Skull's Origin in

Max Landis Chronicles Atomic Skull's Origin in "Action Comics Annual"

Max Landis, the screenwriter of "Chronicle," gives details on his eight-page "Action Comics Annual" #1 tale and reveals what he would do with Superman if DC Comics offered him an extended run with the Man of Steel.

NYCC: New Preview Art Reveals Glimpse of Superman's Future

NYCC: New Preview Art Reveals Glimpse of Superman's Future

At New York Comic Con 2012, DC Comics revealed a large gallery of preview images from upcoming issues of "Superman," "Action Comics," "Supergirl," "Superboy" and more, hinting at things to come for the Family of Steel.

NYCC: DC Comics -- The New 52 Superman

NYCC: DC Comics -- The New 52 Superman

At New York Comic Con, DC Comics writers Grant Morrison, Andy Diggle, artist Mahmud Asrar and more spoke about their titles' futures and announced Jim Lee and Scott Snyder's new Superman project.

NYCC: Andy Diggle Turns Up the Heat in

NYCC: Andy Diggle Turns Up the Heat in "Action Comics"

On the eve of New York Comic Con, DC Comics has announced Andy Diggle as Grant Morrison's replacement on "Action Comics." Fresh off a Marvel exclusive, the writer's run on Superman's flagship title will be drawn by Tony Daniel.

PREVIEW: Morrison's

PREVIEW: Morrison's "Action Comics" #0

DC Comics has released a first look at "Action Comics" #0 written by Grant Morrison with art by Ben Oliver. Check out the early days of Clark Kent's time in Metropolis on September 5.

DC Reveals First Look at Final Zero Issue Covers

DC Reveals First Look at Final Zero Issue Covers

DC Comics has revealed the final covers for the first week of its month of zero issues in September with a number of subtle changes from those shown after the initial announcement.

Comics A.M. - Todd McFarlane Cover Sells For Record $657,250

Comics A.M. - Todd McFarlane Cover Sells For Record $657,250

Todd McFarlane's original cover art for "The Amazing Spider-Man" #328 shatters auction record! A closer look at Comics Accelerator! Who should follow Grant Morrison on "Action Comics"? Plus much more!

Grant Morrison In The Thick Of The

Grant Morrison In The Thick Of The "Action Comics"

Grant Morrison isn't finished with Superman yet, discussing all things "Action Comics" from the mysteries of Clark Kent's past to the legacy of Siegel & Shuster, from the "Obama Meets Ali" Superman to the villain behind it all.

CBR Annotated Edition:

CBR Annotated Edition: "Action Comics" #2

CBR contributor Alan Kistler explores the second issue of Grant Morrison and Rags Morales' "Action Comics," discovering the history and Easter Eggs behind the Man of Steel's first New 52 storyarc.

CBR Annotated Edition:

CBR Annotated Edition: "Action Comics" #1

CBR contributor Alan Kistler delves deep into Grant Morrison and Rags Morales' "Action Comics" #1, revealing the history and Easter Eggs behind the Man of Steel's first New 52 appearance.

CBR TV @ WC12: Joe Kelly on

CBR TV @ WC12: Joe Kelly on "Superman vs. The Elite" & Working in Animation

Veteran comic book and animation writer Joe Kelly spoke with CBR TV at WonderCon 2012 about writing the animated features "Superman vs. The Elite," his creator-owned comics and more.

Superman Constructs Rescue in Frank's

Superman Constructs Rescue in Frank's "Action Comics" #8 Variant

DC has revealed a first look at Gary Frank's variant cover for "Action Comics" #8 written by Grant Morrison with art by Rags Morales. The conclusion to the first "Action Comics" arc hits April 4.

Superman Split Down the Middle in Burnham's

Superman Split Down the Middle in Burnham's "Action Comics" #7 Variant Cover

DC has revealed Chris Burnham's variant cover for "Action Comics" #7 written by Grant Morrison with art by Rags Morales and Rick Bryant. The issue hits stores March 7.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Action Comics" #6

DC Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive preview of Grant Morrison and Andy Kubert's "Action Comics" #6. The issue, featuring several version of the Legion of Super-Heroes, hits stores February 1!

Comic Book Easter Eggs - Zoidberg and The Joker

Comic Book Easter Eggs - Zoidberg and The Joker

In CSBG's latest spotlight on hidden references and in-jokes in comics, we take a look at a Futurama character appearing in "Action Comics" and Joker guest-starring in an issue of "Web of Spider-Man!"

Covers of the Week - January 4

Covers of the Week - January 4

Today, we debut CBR's Covers of the Week! Join Kevin Melrose and Steve Sunu as they count down their five favorite pieces of cover art for last week's releases, before naming the best of the best.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Action Comics" #5

Grant Morrison's "Action Comics" #5 gets 4 stars from Greg McElhatton, who calls the Andy Kubert-illustrated origin story "fresh and different, but in a way that (theoretically) won't offend long-time readers."

EXCLUSIVE: DC Unveils Top Ten Digital Sellers

EXCLUSIVE: DC Unveils Top Ten Digital Sellers

John Rood explains what DC Comics' digital sales rankings mean for readers, retailers and the company's plans, sharing exclusively with CBR the top ten digital sales chart and Jim Lee's "Justice League" #7 cover.

EXCLUSIVE: Fisch Steels

EXCLUSIVE: Fisch Steels "Action Comics" Gig

CBR News spoke with Sholly Fisch, writer of the upcoming "Action Comics" co-feature, which begins by focusing on Steel before moving on to different members of Superman's supporting cast.

PREVIEW:

PREVIEW: "Action Comics" #4

DC Comics has released a preview of "Action Comics" #4, featuring Grant Morrison and Rags Morales' New 52 debut of Steel! Featuring a back-up Steel story by Sholly Fisch and Brad Walker, the issue goes on sale December 7.

Nic Cage's

Nic Cage's "Action Comics" #1 Fetches $2.16M

A near-mint copy of "Action Comics" #1 owned by actor Nicolas Cage sold at auction for a record $2.16 million making it the most expensive comic ever sold. ROBOT 6 has details.

DC Plans More Backups As

DC Plans More Backups As "Steel" Heads To "Action"

With Grant Morrison reinventing John Henry Irons for the New 52, the writer has tapped "Batman: The Brave & The Bold" scribe Sholly Fisch to tell stories of Steel in "Action Comics."

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Action Comics" #3

CBR's Greg McElhatton gives "Action Comics" #3 4 stars, saying Grant Morrison, Rags Morales and Gene Ha have created his "favorite issue of the [series] to date."

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