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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."

Andy Kubert To

Andy Kubert To "Action Comics" In January

Superstar artist Andy Kubert will follow up DC's recent "Flashpoint" event with a two-issue stint on writer Grant Morrison's origin-minded "Action Comics" drawing Superman's adventures in between arcs by Rags Morales.

REVIEW:

REVIEW: "Action Comics" #2

Chad Nevett gives "Action Comics" #2 3.5 stars, calling Grant Morrison, Rags Morales and Brent Anderson's take on Superman "a bold reworking of the character [that has] made for some highly entertaining comics."

Morrison's Superman is a Man of

Morrison's Superman is a Man of "Action"

Grant Morrison and Rags Morales' Superman takes things back to the character's roots in the newly relaunched "Action Comics." We spoke with Morrison about his inspirations and plans for DC's biggest icon.

CBR Readers Rank

CBR Readers Rank "Action," "Animal Man" Best New 52 Wave 1 Offerings

"Action Comics" narrowly edged out "Animal Man" #1 as the most enjoyed title in the first wave of DC Comics' New 52 according to you, the CBR readers. Check out the full rankings!

PRESS RELEASE: "Action Comics" #1, "Batgirl" #1 Get Third Printings

DC's New 52: Retailer Report 1

DC's New 52: Retailer Report 1

After the first full week of comic shops sales, CBR talks to retailers across the country about DC Comics New 52 titles to see what the fan response was, what shop owners want to see next and what books beyond "Justice League" hit big.

FIRST LOOK COVERS:

FIRST LOOK COVERS: "Justice League" #4, CBR EXCLUSIVE "Action Comics" #4

DC Comics has released Jim Lee's cover for his and Geoff Johns' "Justice League" #4 while providing CBR with the exclusive debut of Rags Morales' cover for the Grant Morrison-scripted "Action Comics" #4.

5-STAR REVIEW:

5-STAR REVIEW: "Action Comics" #1

James hunt has given "Action Comics" #1 5 stars calling Grant Morrison and Rags Morales' relaunch of Superman's long-running title "a complete success...it's tough to imagine a comic more worthy of the legacy."

The DC Comics New Reader Litmus Test: The New 52

The DC Comics New Reader Litmus Test: The New 52

DC Comics claims its relaunched number one issues are new reader-friendly, so CBR News asked non-comic book readers to weigh in on this week's batch of New 52 comics.

DC Comics Releases Van Sciver's

DC Comics Releases Van Sciver's "Action Comics" #2 Variant

With the first issue of Grant Morrison and Rags Morales' "Action Comics" #1 hitting stands today, DC Comics has released Ethan Van Sciver's variant cover for the second issue.

CBR Readers Rank the 52 DC Comics Relaunch Titles: Take 2

CBR Readers Rank the 52 DC Comics Relaunch Titles: Take 2

The results of CBR's second survey on DC Comics' New 52 titles are in, and while big books like "Action Comics" and Scott Snyder's work made gains, the middle ground seems to have evened out as fans prepare for September.

Shelf Life - 8/25/2011

Shelf Life - 8/25/2011

Ron Marz discusses the spinner racks of his youth and the mystery and allure of the Quarter Bin, praising the journey of finding new books. Plus a special tease regarding "Voodoo" #1.

CBR TV @ CCI: Cornell on

CBR TV @ CCI: Cornell on "Action," "Stormwatch, " Demon Knights"

Paul Cornell spoke with CBR TV about being the final writer on "Action Comics" original run, creating new DC Comics characters in "Demon Knights," Apollo and Midnighter's relationship in "Stormwatch" and much more.

CBR TV @ CCI: Morrison on

CBR TV @ CCI: Morrison on "Action," "New X-Men" & More

Grant Morrison spoke with CBR TV about writing Superman in "Action Comics," his stance on Clark and Lois' marriage, selling Bill Jemas on the title "New X-Men," his movie "Sinatoro" and much more.

CCI: DC Comics: The New 52 Panel

CCI: DC Comics: The New 52 Panel

At Comic-Con International's DC Comics: The New 52 panel, DC Co-Publisher Dan Didio, Gail Simone, and a slew of creators discussed the September relaunch and the new Flash, Batman and Superman related titles.

CCI: DC Comics New 52 Panel

CCI: DC Comics New 52 Panel

The core of DC Comics executive team from Dan Didio to Bob Harras team up to talk about everything new in September as Geoff Johns reveals the mystery Justice Leaguer, Hawkman gets an arch-foe and much more.

CCI: DC's Superman Panel

CCI: DC's Superman Panel

The all-star creators behind the September relaunch of the original superhero take the stage at Comic-Con, and Superman news from Grant Morrison's on "Action Comics" to JMS on "Superman: Earth One" was there in full force.

CCI: The Grant Morrison Panel

CCI: The Grant Morrison Panel

Writer and comic book legend Grant Morrison discussed his career at Comic-Con, including his work on "Batman Inc." and his take on Superman in the upcoming "Action Comics" #1.

Grant Morrison is All-Out

Grant Morrison is All-Out "Action Comics"

A brand-new, fast-paced take on the Man of Steel debuts in December as Grant Morrison describes his reinvention of Superman as a blue collar folk hero with Rags Morales in "Action Comics."

Grant Morrison Explores

Grant Morrison Explores "Supergods"

The acclaimed writer takes his love for and history with superheroes and turns them into a prose book that's part history, part critique and part personal essay as Grant Morrison explains "Supergods" to CBR News.

Superman Family Solicitations for October 2011

Superman Family Solicitations for October 2011

DC Comics has released the solicitation information for Superman titles releasing in October, 2011, including the second issues of "Action Comics," "Superman," "Superboy" and "Supergirl."

First Look at the (New) Cover of

First Look at the (New) Cover of "Action Comics" #1

The New York Post has unveiled a new cover by Rags Morales for "Action Comics" #1 featuring a Superman whom Grant Morrison describes as "a 21st-century Paul Bunyan." ROBOT 6 has details.

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW:

EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Action Comics" #902

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Action Comics" #902, the latest chapter in "Reign of the Doomsdays" by Paul Cornell, Kenneth Rocafort and Axel Gimenez. The battle continues on June 22!

CBR Readers Rank the 52 DC Comics Relaunch Titles

CBR Readers Rank the 52 DC Comics Relaunch Titles

CBR's DC Comics relaunch survey results are in, with Geoff Johns and Jim Lee's "Justice League" narrowly edging out Grant Morrison and Rags Morales' "Action Comics" #1 as this September's most anticipated title!

Harras And Berganza Discuss DC's Relaunch

Harras And Berganza Discuss DC's Relaunch

The Editor-in-Chief and Executive Editor of the DC Comics Universe tell CBR everything about the impending September relaunch of 52 titles from what stories still impact the characters to what titles are still on the way and much more.

Morrison on Superman Reboot,

Morrison on Superman Reboot, "Action Comics"

DC Comics has released the video clip shown during the LA Times Hero Complex Film Festival featuring Grant Morrison discussing his plans for Superman in DC Comics' line-wide September relaunch.

When Words Collide - 6/13/2011

When Words Collide - 6/13/2011

Tim considers how best to read certain serialized comics and spotlights recent books of interest like Paul Cornell's "Action Comics," Rozum and Irving's "Xombi," and Jeff Parker's "Thunderbolts."

DC Comics Solicitations for September, 2011

DC Comics Solicitations for September, 2011

DC Comics has released solicitation information and images for new comics and products shipping in September 2011, including the full solicitations for all the DC Relaunch titles & much more!

Johns & Lee talk DC Relaunch in Hollywood

Johns & Lee talk DC Relaunch in Hollywood

Geoff Johns and Jim Lee speak out about the DC September relaunch, details on “Justice League,” and convey a special message from newly announced “Action Comics” writer Grant Morrison.

Morrison & Morales Launch

Morrison & Morales Launch "Action Comics" #1

The acclaimed writer behind "All-Star Superman" and the artist of "Identity Crisis" will redefine the Man of Steel as Grant Morrison and Rags Morales create a new "Action Comics" #1. UPDATED: With full Superman creative teams.

POLL: Where Do You Stand on Superman's US Citizenship?

POLL: Where Do You Stand on Superman's US Citizenship?

With all the controversy surrounding the milestone issue, CBR News wants to know , what do you think about Superman's decision to renounce his US citizenship in "Action Comics" #900?

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