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Manchester Black time! In June 2020,  Bleeding Cool scooped the gossip that Superman was going to be the new leader of The Authority It was a big story, but plenty of people didn't believe it The usual way of things At the time, the comic book had recently seen Superman come out as being Clark[...]
When Grant Morrison Planned A Left Wing & A Right Wing Superman
Grant Morrison continues to expound and expand on what went down with Superman & The Authority, 5Gand DC Comics, and Bleeding Cool has been paraphrasing along, When it was still part of the 5G concept and a little more parodic, I had this big daft idea to update the classic utopian Superman story Superman Red/Superman Blue from 1963 by having[...]
First Look: Superman & The Authority by Grant Morrison & Mikel Janin
Grant Morrison continues to expound and expand on what went down with Superman & The Authority, 5G, Dan DiDio and DC Comics, and Bleeding Cool has been paraphrasing along, seeing what matches out reports at the time, and it seems like it was pretty close We would however like to state that Grant Morrison was[...]
It's Hulk Vs The Authority In Hulk #2, Today
But very much in The Authority tradition of this sort of thing. The Authority #14 by Mark Millar and Frank Quitely Might we see The Alternate Universe Timeline Hazard Operations Response & Intervention Team Y again? Probably not very likely, but this is the way the Squadron Supreme started out, so who knows? Anyway, there are plenty[...]
The Grey Haired Superman Conspiracy, Revealed In Action Comics #1036
DC Comics initially planned to publish Superman & The Authority by Grant Morrison and Mikel Janin as a way into its new 5G publishing initiative, which would see the main DC Comics characters aged up and replaced with newcomers Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Flash – even The Joker – would all be replaced[...]
Cover image for BATMAN SUPERMAN AUTHORITY SPECIAL #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A RODOLFO MIGLIARI
That's why Superman led the way in forming The Authority, and it's Batman who will have to come crawling back asking to borrow the team for his own grimdark purposes Check out a preview of Batman Superman Authority Special #1 below. BATMAN SUPERMAN AUTHORITY SPECIAL #1 (ONE SHOT) DC Comics 0921DC067 0921DC068 – BATMAN SUPERMAN AUTHORITY SPECIAL #1 (ONE[...]
Cover image for SUPERMAN AND THE AUTHORITY #4 (OF 4) CVR A MIKEL JANIN
Superman and the Authority concludes on Tuesday with Superman and the Authority #4 Which means Superman definitely doesn't get his brain cut out in the preview and replaced with the Ultra-Humanite's, because then what would they do with the rest of the issue, right? But even still, check out the preview below, just for a[...]
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Today sees the release of Superman & The Authority #3 by Grant Morrison and Mikel Janin from DC Comics And it looks like we are getting two Authorities for the price of one With Manchester Black asking if the contents of the Fortress Of Solitude is cultural appropriation to the highest order, putting the British[...]
Cover image for SUPERMAN AND THE AUTHORITY #3 (OF 4) CVR A MIKEL JANIN
Things are about to get Grimdark in Superman and the Authority #3, in stores on Tuesday from DC Comics And no, that's not a commentary on DC's tendency to chase the dragon of Dark Knight and Watchmen for the last several decades It's literally the title of the story! Check out a preview below. SUPERMAN AND[...]
DC Comics Full November 2021 Solicits - Not Only But Mostly Batman
Something that Superlad39 on the Comic Book Resources forums thought was rather interesting alongside the return of The Authority to the Action Comics, and Henry Bendix to upcoming issues of Superman, Son Of Jor-El And he allowed Bleeding Cool to reprint it, though I have followed it up with an investigation of my own In[...]
Cover image for SUPERMAN AND THE AUTHORITY #2 (OF 4) CVR A MIKEL JANIN
Superman and The Authority #2 is in stores from DC Comics on Tuesday, and if you're wondering whether Superman needs to work out to maintain his stunning physique, this preview reveals that the answer is yes Where does he find the time? Well, he's probably a lot less busy than we are Check out the[...]
Danny DeVito Writes Penguin In DC Comics November 2021 Solicitations
The current Superman & The Authority is set in a different continuity to the other Superman comic books and the rest of the DC Comics line We have a Superman active in the nineteen sixties with President Kennedy, Superman accompanying the astronauts to the moon in the early sixties with Kaplan to put a man[...]
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Elsewhere in the multiverse, courtesy of Shazam #1, we have an undisclosed blade slicing its way through reality. Shazam #1 Multiverse While Titans sit around arguing whether or not the Rock Of Ages incoming event is a Crisis Level event or not. Shazam #1 Multiverse And the debate as to whether or not this counts as a Crisis continues. This[...]
Superman No Longer In The Justice League? Shazam/Blue & Gold Spoilers
Today sees the publication of Justice League #65, Blue & Gold #1, Shazam #1, and Superman And The Authority #1 – and questions regarding Superman's place in the Justice League are being raised That's Clark Kent Superman, of course In the Superman titles, it looks as if Jonathan Kent is going to take over the[...]
Interior preview page from SUPERMAN AND THE AUTHORITY #1 (OF 4) CVR A MIKEL JANIN
But what does this mean for Superman & The Authority by Grant Morrison and Mikel Janin? It was a move that Bleeding Cool first reported in 2019, and Grant Morrison has talked about how originally the plan that they rejected was to have a more authoritarian Superman forming The Authority while his son Jonathan Kent took[...]
Cover image for SUPERMAN AND THE AUTHORITY #1 (OF 4) CVR A MIKEL JANIN
Finally, Superman has his own black ops team to send out to take care of the dirty business he's too scared to do himself in this preview of Superman and the Authority #1 What do you mean that doesn't sound like Superman? Haven't you ever heard the phrase "truth, justice, and the American way?" Well…[...]
Late And Returnable: Superman And The Authority
Superman & The Authority #1 by Grant Morrison and Mikel Janin is published this Tuesday by DC Comics But the FOC date for Superman & The Authority #2 is this Sunday And retailers would like some idea of how the first issue sells before putting down non-returnable orders for issue 2 And told DC Comics[...]
Superman And The Authority And A Promise To JFK
Superman And The Authority #1 by Grant Morrison and Mikel Janin published next week by DC Comics was originally intended to be Superman turning all authoritarian and taking control of The Authority team while his son became the new Superman on Earth Well, Grant Morrison didn't want all that, so when they took over the[...]
First Look: Superman & The Authority by Grant Morrison & Mikel Janin
Talking to CBR about the upcoming Superman And The Authority series, Grant Morrison seemed to confirm Bleeding Cool's earlier rumours about the planned return In June last year, Bleeding Cool scooped the gossip that Superman was going to be the new leader of The Authority At the time, the comic book had recently seen Superman described[...]
Lightray, The Flash of The New Authority
After becoming the Flash and joining the Secret Six, she could never decide whether or not she was a celebrity or a hero. Lightray as a character was created by Jack Kirby for the New Gods in 1971, a godly being of super strength and speed, able to manipulate light into solid forms. This appears to be[...]
First Look: Superman & The Authority by Grant Morrison & Mikel Janin
In June last year, Bleeding Cool scooped the gossip that Superman was going to be the new leader of The Authority It was a big story, but plenty of people didn't believe it The usual way of things At the time, the comic book had recently seen Superman come out as being Clark Kent to the[...]
Superman: Son of Kal-El by Tom Taylor and John Timms
In October 2019, Bleeding Cool told you that Jonathan Kent would be the new Superman, taking over from his father, as part of DC Comics' 5G plans. In June 2020, Bleeding Cool told you that an older Clark Kent Superman would be heading up The Authority. Last month, Bleeding Cool told you that Superman And The Authority[...]
Superman And The Authority By Grant Morrison and Mikel Janin For D
In June last year, Bleeding Cool scooped the gossip that Superman was going to be the new leader of The Authority It was a big story, but plenty of people didn't believe it The usual way of things At the time, the comic book had recently seen Superman come out as being Clark Kent to[...]
The Return Of The Authority - But What's Up With Midnight and Apollo?
On December 17th, Bleeding Cool looked at gossip that The Authority were to return to DC Comics after we got the tipoff that a) The Authority would be mentioned in an upcoming comic and b) Apollo would return as well as Midnighter and Grifter from the Wildstorm universe Whether their appearance in a Superman comic would lead[...]
DC Future State Gossip: The Return Of The Authority?
And we begin with The Authority. Created in 1999 for DC/Wildstorm by Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch, The Authority superhero comic changed everything It was a bold widescreen approach to superheroes that directly influenced the likes of New X-Men and The Ultimates And they would go on to inspire the Marvel Cinematic Universe style of storytelling[...]
Batman #101 1-In-25 Variant Cover
We have heard rumours that it was intended that Superman would lead The Authority as part of the comic book's 5G transformation, but 5G is no longer happening as planned and Brian Bendis is off the books sooner than planned. But I am told that this week will see the return of the Justice Incarnate, the[...]
Is This What Might Tip Superman Into Leading The Authority?
But back in June, Bleeding Cool reported that we had heard talk that Brian Bendis was setting the Superman books up to have Clark Kent, Superman, lead a new version of The Authority – the superteam created by Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch for DC/Wildstorm towards the end of the last century. Superman Gets A Promotion[...]
Donny Cates Has a 5 Year Batman Plan - Also Constantine and Authority
But Marvel offered me an exclusive, I had to politely turn it down." He also said his dream job at DC would be to relaunch The Authority, and even had a pitch for The Question He mentioned that every time his Marvel exclusive contract comes up for resubbing, DC somehow know when it is and get[...]
More Gossip on Superman Joining The Authority – Maybe
Yesterday, Bleeding Cool ran the story that we'd heard tittle-tattle that in upcoming Superman storylines, that Superman would end up as leader of The Authority in upcoming DC Comics titles We also laid out some of the breadcrumbs that may be setting that story up in the current Superman comic book, with a government suspicious[...]
Gossip: Superman To Lead The Authority?
The word that reaches Bleeding Cool that this is all being set up so that Superman will become the new leader of The Authority. Gossip: Superman To Lead The Authority? The Authority was a superhero comic book series created by Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch, spinning out of their run on Stormwatch, published by DC Comics/Wildstorm, in[...]