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Adam Hughes Weighs In On

Adam Hughes Weighs In On "Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan"

In a post on his personal blog, artist Adam Hughes expounds on his excitement to be working on DC Comics' "Watchmen" prequel miniseries featuring Dr. Manhattan.

DC Releases All Eight

DC Releases All Eight "Before Watchmen" Covers

DC Comics has released hi-resolution images of all eight "Before Watchmen" covers, and ROBOT 6 has the full gallery for your Rorschach, Silk Spectre and Ozymandias viewing pleasure.

POLL: Which

POLL: Which "Before Watchmen" Series Are YOU Most Excited About?

The word is out, now it's time for the fans to weigh in! Which of DC Comics' announced "Before Watchmen" series are you most looking forward to?

"Before Watchmen" Creators on Bold Moves, Alan Moore & More

In the wake of DC Comics' "Before Watchmen" announcement, ROBOT 6's Kevin Melrose has a round-up of quotes from various creators involved in the prequels, from Brian Azzarello to Darwyn Cooke and more.


EXCLUSIVE: JMS Talks "Before Watchmen: Dr. Manhattan"

In an exclusive first interview, J. Michael Straczynski tells CBR why "Before Watchmen" is a good idea with or without Alan Moore and how he views Dr. Manhattan. Plus, a first look at Adam Hughes' art for the project.

DC Comics To Publish

DC Comics To Publish "Before Watchmen" Prequels

Brian Azzarello, J. Michael Straczynski, original "Watchmen" editor Len Wein and colorist John Higgins and more team to tell more stories from the world of Alan Moore and Dave Gibbons 1986 classic. UPDATED with Moore's reaction.

DC Releases Pages from Straczynski & Davis'

DC Releases Pages from Straczynski & Davis' "Superman: Earth One" Vol. 2

DC Comics has released preview art and confirmed a 2012 release date for J. Michael Straczynski and Shane Davis' "Superman: Earth One" Vol. Two.

PRESS RELEASE: "The Twelve" Returns to Marvel in 2012

PRESS RELEASE: WonderCon Announces First Slate of Special Guests

NYCC: DC Comics All Access Superman

NYCC: DC Comics All Access Superman

At the DC All Access Superman panel at New York Comic Con, DC Editor In Chief Bob Harras joined the writers and artist behind the Superman books, announcing "Superman: Earth One" and more.

DC Comics Unveils Cover to

DC Comics Unveils Cover to "Superman: Earth One" Vol. 2

DC Comics has released the cover for J. Michael Straczynski and Shane Davis' follow-up to their best-selling "Superman: Earth One" graphic novel.

CBR TV: Chris Roberson on

CBR TV: Chris Roberson on "Superman," "iZombie" & More

Writer Chris Roberson spoke with CBR TV about collaborating with Mike Allred on their co-creator-owned "iZombie," taking over "Superman" from JMS and much more.

PRESS RELEASE: Image to Release "CBLDF Liberty Annual 2011" Benefit Anthology


CBR TV @ CCI: JMS on "Superman: Earth One," the DC Relaunch, "Thor" & More

JMS spoke with CBR TV about the influence "Superman: Earth One" had on DC Comics' decision to launch the New 52, the popular graphic novel's coming sequel, working on the Thor movie & more!


EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Superman" #714

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents an exclusive preview of "Superman" #714, the finale of JMS' "Grounded" arc and the final issue of the series before it relaunches with a new #1 in September.

CCI: JMS Spotlight

CCI: JMS Spotlight

J. Michael Straczynski managed his own Comic-Con spotlight panel, sharing news on "Superman: Earth One," "The Twelve," "Babylon 5," "World War Z" and his unexpected and happy family reunion.

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.


PREVIEW: "Superman" #711

DC Comics has released a preview of "Superman" #711, the latest issue from Chris Roberson, J. Michael Straczynski and Eddy Barrows. The issue, with covers by John Cassaday and Dave Johnson, is on sale today.

JMS Details His

JMS Details His "Thor" History

From his early days as a comics fan through his pitch to bring the Thunder God back to earth to his work on the "Thor" film, J. Michael Straczynski tells CBR all about his Asgardian pedigree.


PREVIEWS: "Wonder Woman," "Action Comics"

DC Comics has released previews for Phil Hester and Don Kramer's "Wonder Woman" #606 and Paul Cornell and Pete Woods' "Action Comics" #899, both hitting stores next Wednesday, March 30.

Roberson Takes The Wheel On

Roberson Takes The Wheel On "Superman: Grounded"

"Superman" scripter Chris Roberson spoke with CBR about following in the storytelling steps of J. Michael Straczynski, his upcoming plans for the series and what to expect from his take on the Man of Steel.

SPINOFF: Straczynski Talks Doyle/Houdini Screenplay

SPINOFF: Straczynski Talks Doyle/Houdini Screenplay

DreamWorks has picked up "Voices from the Dead" from writer J. Michael Straczynski, who spoke first with SPINOFF about the mystery centering on Arthur Conan Doyle and Harry Houdini.


PREVIEW: "Wonder Woman" #606

DC Comics has released a preview for "Wonder Woman" #606, the continuation of J. Michael Straczynski's re-imagining of the Amazonian princess. Written by JMS and Phil Hester, the issue hits stores tomorrow, January 26.


REVIEW: "Superman" #707

Tim Callahan gives "Superman" #707 three and a half stars, praising new writer Chris Roberson for "saving this sinking ship, turning it toward clear waters" in that it "subverts what Straczynski has been doing" with the Man of Steel.

"Wonder Woman" Lassoes Hester

Incoming series writer Phil Hester told CBR News that his goal during the course of his run on "Wonder Woman" is to firmly re-establish the Amazon princess in the upper echelon of comic book heroes.

JMS Speaks on

JMS Speaks on "Superman," "Wonder Woman"

J. Michael Straczynski elaborated on leaving "Superman" and "Wonder Woman," spoke openly about the cheers and jeers his DC work has received and hinted at progress already made on the "Superman: Earth One" sequel.

Tilting at Windmills - 11/12/2010

Tilting at Windmills - 11/12/2010

Brian Hibbs returns this month with a look at the sales of "Superman Earth One," JMS' announced move to OGN and self-contained, shorter stories, predictions of the death of the monthly periodical and more.

"Earth One" Creators Focus On Sequel

In the announcement of a sequel to the chart-topping "Superman Earth One" graphic novel, DC Comics has also confirmed J. Michael Straczynski's departure from "Superman" and "Wonder Woman's" monthly comics.

"Earth One" Welcomes New Superman Fans

ROBOT 6 reviews the latest Superman reboot, "Earth One," saying "As the first of what is presumably an ongoing series of graphic novels, it’s not a bad beginning - but it doesn’t quite feel like Superman yet."


Davis' "Earth One" Secret Origin

With "Superman: Earth One" on the stands, artist Shane Davis tells CBR about the media blitz, remixing Superman's origin story, his process for creating a new arch foe and why the hoodie wasn't really a big deal.

POLL: Your Favorite Origin for Superman

POLL: Your Favorite Origin for Superman

With DC Comics' latest effort to revitalize the Man of Steel, "Superman: Earth One," hitting stores today, it's time to tell CBR what version of the original superheroes origins stands as your personal canon.


EXCLUSIVE PREVIEW: "Superman: Earth One"

Courtesy of DC Comics, CBR presents a preview of "Superman: Earth One" with an exclusive look at three new pages! Written by J. Michael Straczynski with art by Shane Davis, the OGN hits stores October 27.

Pipeline - 10/26/2010

Pipeline - 10/26/2010

Augie takes a look at this week's highly anticipated "Superman: Earth One" graphic novel, and sees some promise. Also, travel back to the 90s once more for a look at the Ultraverse's F.A.N. Committee and more.

PRESS RELEASE: J. Michael Straczynski Signs at Earth-2 Oct. 27

Wilson Gets Grounded on

Wilson Gets Grounded on "Superman" #704

G. Willow Wilson spoke with CBR about "Superman" #704, the "Grounded" interlude that she wrote detailing Lois Lane's visit to the town where she went to college in anticipation of Superman's arrival.

NYCC: Spotlight on J. Michael Straczynski

NYCC: Spotlight on J. Michael Straczynski

JMS hosted a lively and raucous one-man panel Sunday at NYCC, where he discussed the "Thor" movie, his comics and film careers, "Babylon 5" and more, as well as offering advice to aspiring creators.

Davis Visits

Davis Visits "Superman: Earth One"

In a story featuring more Clark than cape, DC Comics exclusive artist Shane Davis revealed what's in with the Man of Steel in his and writer JMS' new OGN, "Superman: Earth One," and why Lex Luthor is out.


Superman's "Grounded" Adds Side Trip

After delays struck J. Michael Straczynski's "Superman" arc featuring a walk across America, DC Comics has announced an "interlude" issue by G. Willow Wilson focusing on Lois Lane will replace the planned issue #704.


ADVANCE PREVIEW: "Superman: Earth One"

DC Comics has released an early look inside "Superman: Earth One," the first of the publisher's original graphic novel line set to redefine the Man of Steel under the pen of J. Michael Straczynski and Shane Davis.

CCI: DC's Event Horizon Panel

CCI: DC's Event Horizon Panel

DC Comics editor Ian Sattler moderated a panel packed with announcements and creators including J. Michael Straczynski, Gail Simone, James Robinson and more at Comic-Con International.