This is cool. And spooky.
You mighta heard the news — actually we noted it here some time ago — that Neal Adams has a new Deadman series beginning later this year.
DC this week released the cover to Issue #1 — which in a nifty twist will be glow-in-the-dark:
The series follows Adams’ controversial Batman: Odyssey and bombastically entertaining The Coming of the Supermen, both of which were published over the last several years. (Hey, fingers crossed we get a Green Lantern/Green Arrow series next!)
Anyway, we’ve got the solicitation info for you below, straight from DC, providing you with an overview of what to expect in Issue #1, which is due Nov. 1.
OK, so why Nov. 1? Why, that coincides with the Day of the Dead. (And Halloween is the day before, to boot.)
A little birdie told me that’s all by design.
Pretty clever, I’d say.
Written by NEAL ADAMS
Art and cover by NEAL ADAMS
“Journey into Death” part one! When we last left Deadman, the true story had barely begun! Deadman’s death was unsolved, and his fate was intertwined with that of his parents and siblings. Even the Dark Night Detective couldn’t solve the mysteries of Boston Brand’s fantastic secrets! Now, Batman is back, confronting Deadman about who was really behind his death. Was Boston Brand’s assassination a test for the League of Assassins? Why does Batman think Ra’s al Ghul was involved? And why does Deadman need the help of Zatanna, Phantom Stranger, Dr. Fate and the Spectre to defend Nanda Parbat?
ADVANCE SOLICITED • On sale NOVEMBER 1 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 6
GLOW-IN-THE-DARK COVER: $4.99 US • NON-GLOW-IN-THE-DARK COVER: $3.99 • RATED T+