The State Of Superman, Today – And Wrath Surprise (SPOILERS)


From the preview of Action Comics #44 out today, as the mayor of Metropolis, previously revealed as a secret Shadow, is names as Wrath. The third DC character to have that name – the most recent was recently relaunched in the 2011 reboot as the anti-Batman. Well, he'll need a new name now.


But at the book's conclusion, we discover there is someone else behind the Wrath, and who has been there quite some time…
IMG_0038  …before we get distracted by the fully transformed Wrath again.

So, wait till next month to find out who this is? Not so fast. Because just as Superman no longer has a home in Metropolis…


…he also can't get a place in Gotham either, warned off by the new Batman in Superman/Batman.

IMG_0041 What's a guy to do? Well, at the comic's conclusion we see a suddenly familiar face.


And discover the thousand of years true power behind the Shadows throne…



Well, they can have Gotham and Metropolis…

Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London, with a book launch and an exclusive bookplate for Rachael Smith's The Rabbit, while looking forward to Friday, September 25th and the return of Orbital's drawing nights, with Jessica Martin. Tickets here.


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About Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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