Brian Michael Bendis To Take Over Superman And Action Comics

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DC Comics finally announced Thursday its plans for Brian Michael Bendis and how the writer will change the DC Universe.

Bendis has a six-mini weekly series titled Man of Steel coming out on May 30. According to a report by Forbes, the book will feature art by Ivan Reis, Evan “Doc” Shaner, Ryan Sook, Kevin Maguire, Adam Hughes, and Jason Fabok. Forbes also revealed the cover art for the first four issues.

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Bendis will then take over writing duties on Superman and Action Comics. Superman will relaunch with a new issue #1 on July 11, and Action Comics #1001 hits your local comic book store on July 25. According to the Forbes report, Superman will be an adventure book with Action Comics focusing on Clark Kent’s life.

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DC Comics plans to shake up the status quo of Superman in Action Comics #1000, with two major events happening in Bendis’ story.

“In that first story, it’s not just some random backup story or flight of fancy. It is a major chapter in what we’re doing, with some really big bombs we’re dropping in Superman’s life — and two of them happen right there in Action Comics #1000. So it’s a huge tease of what we’re doing and what’s coming up in Superman’s life,” said Bendis to Forbes.

In Man of Steel, a new villain will be introduced, with ties to Superman’s origin.

“The Man of Steel story will debut a huge new villain, a blockbuster villain who connects deeply to Superman’s origin story and to his birthright. We’re going to dig in very hard, this is one of my goals, to be a additive to Superman as possible. The characters we debut right away, including this new villain, will send ripples of horror across the entire Superman family and beyond,” said Bendis to Forbes.


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