At it's heart, DC's New 52 is all about re-introducing characters that in many senses have gone missing over the course of their publication history. In this edition of The Iconographies, Superman, and how he is being reclaimed both now and "five years ago".
In the beautiful, lovingly-realized world of Penguin: Pain and Prejudice writer Gregg Hurwitz and artist Szymon Kudranski unfold a Batman that is little more than a bully and a Penguin who heroically rises above the perpetual torment of his childhood.
Near the beginning of OMAC #2, a minor character named Sarge Steel spars against three training robots that he’s probably fought countless times before. He defeats them easily, but he isn’t proud. Instead, he poses a question, which seems an appropriate sentiment for this review. “C’mon, this the best we can do?”
With the tragic events of "Flashpoint" behind him, what is Barry Allen's reason for moving forward? Co-writers Francis Manapul and Brian Bucellato offer an engaging portrait of a hero redefining himself.
Rather than the brash, garish, often crass characterization of previous outings, Peter Tomasi offers readers of Green Lantern Corps a deep, rich characterization to Green Lanterns Guy Gardener and John Stewart.