SUPERMAN's Spring: April 2010 Solicitations Preview

SUPERMAN April 2010 Solicits Preview

It looks like the Superman we all know and love may be on his way back. Here's our look at what DC has in store for him and his "family" in April 2010. 

And look for more DC April 2010 Solicitation previews this weekend...

SUPERMAN: LAST STAND OF NEW KRYPTON #2-3

Issue #2 on sale APRIL 7 • Issue #3 on sale APRIL 28 • 2 and 3 of 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by JAMES ROBINSON & STERLING GATES • Art by PETE WOODS • Issue 2 cover by GEORGE P…REZ • Issue 3 cover by RYAN SOOK

1:25 variant covers by MARCOS MARZ •

LAST STAND OF NEW KRYPTON ships twice in April as the biggest Superman story in years rockets towards its mind-blowing conclusion!

In issue #2, things look bleak for the Kryptonians as Brainiac reveals his trump card for destroying the planet, leaving Zod grasping at straws as to how to defend his people. But Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes have made it aboard Brainiac’s ship, determined to stop the tyrant at any cost!

In #3, the epic conclusion, Superman and Zod must work together if they’re to have a chance of stopping Brainiac! But a victory for New Krypton means a devastating loss for the Legion!

Over a year’s worth of stories builds to the final page of this series, and you don’t want to miss it!

Over a year’s worth of New Krypton stories has been building up to the final page of this series, and once you see it, you’ll know there’s only one outcome: the WAR OF THE SUPERMEN!

Retailers please note: These issues will ship with two covers each. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

ADVENTURE COMICS #10

On sale APRIL 14 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by JAMES ROBINSON & STERLING GATES

Co-Feature written by ERIC TRAUTMANN  

Art by JULI¡N L”PEZ & CLAYTON HENRY  

Co-feature art by PIER GALLO

Cover by Joe Quinones

1:10 variant cover by Bernard Chang

Continued from LAST STAND OF NEW KRYPTON #2! It’s Superman, Supergirl and Brainiac 5 against Brainiac as Superboy and Mon-El fight Zod, Ursa and Non!

And in the co-feature, the Human Defense Corps manages to sneak aboard Brainiac’s ship amid all the chaos – but what exactly are they up to? Continued in SUPERGIRL #52!

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

SUPERGIRL #52

On sale APRIL 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by STERLING GATES

Art by JAMAL IGLE & JON SIBAL

Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON

Continued from ADVENTURE COMICS #10! Supergirl meets Brainiac 5 of the Legion of Super-Heroes for the first time! But Brainy has not only already met Supergirl, he’s already loved and lost her. Confused? Not as confused as Supergirl! Plus, Brainiac unleashes a weapon that spells the end for New Krypton and only Superman and the Legionnaires can stop it!

ACTION COMICS #888-889

Issue #888 on sale APRIL 14 • Issue #889 on sale APRIL 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by GREG RUCKA & ERIC TRAUTMANN

Co-feature written by JAMES ROBINSON

Art by PERE P…REZ

Co-feature art by CAFU

ACTION COMICS ships twice in April! With Nightwing nowhere in sight, ACTION #888 finds Flamebird face-to-face with the rampaging Rao! But can she defeat him by herself? Luckily, it looks like she won’t have to! Enter: Wonder Woman and the Justice Society of America! And in the co-feature, Captain Atom discovers that to complete his journey, he must first travel through the lost world of Skartaris!

    And in issue #889, with the fate of both New Krypton and Earth weighing on their young shoulders, are Nightwing & Flamebird prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice? And in the co-feature, Captain Atom has managed to find a way back to Mirabai’s world, intent on confronting the woman who made him a tool of destruction — but what stunning revelation awaits him there?

SUPERMAN #699

On sale APRIL 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by JAMES ROBINSON • Art by BERNARD CHANG

Cover by AARON LOPRESTI

Superman has defeated Brainiac before, but it cost him the life of his father. Now Brainiac has returned, more powerful than ever, and the entire planet of New Krypton is at stake! Things look bleak for the Man of Steel and his people, but for all Brainiac’s knowledge, he still has one lesson to learn: Superman. Never. Gives. Up.

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #71

On sale APRIL 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by JOE CASEY • Art and cover by ARDIAN SYAF

& VICENTE CIFUENTES

It’s the final showdown! When N-RGX targets Superman and his Fortress of Solitude, Batman is left alone in space to go head-to-head with the most vicious of alien terrorists!

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