Secret Origins Vol. 1
the New 52
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|Format: ||Paperback, 168 pages|
|Published In: ||United States, 01 February 2015|
At last, the Secret Origins of the World's Greatest Heroes in The New 52 can be revealed! The beginnings of the most popular characters in the DC Universe are finally told here, in stories that fans have been clamoring for since September 2011. Included here are the origins of The Last Son of Krypton and Kara Zor-El, Supergirl, plus the first Robin, Dick Grayson. Written by a host of the industry's brightest talent including Jeff Lemire (Justice League United) Greg Pak (Batman/Superman) and Tony Bedard (Green Lantern Corps) with painted covers by Lee Bermejo (JOKER), this new series is a fantastic way to jump on with the DC Universe!Collects Secret Origins #1-4.
About the Author
Award-winning Canadian cartoonist Jeff Lemire is the creator of the acclaimed monthly comic book series SWEET TOOTH published by DC/Vertigo and the award winning graphic novel ESSEX COUNTY published by Top Shelf. He also writes ANIMAL MAN, FRANKENSTEIN AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. and SUPERBOY for DC Comics. In 2008 Jeff won the Schuster Award for Best Canadian Cartoonist, and The Doug Wright Award for Best Emerging Talent. He also won the American Library Association's prestigious Alex Award, recognizing books for adults with specific teen appeal. In 2010 Essex County was named as one of the five Essential Canadian Novels of the Decade. In 2013 Lemire published the graphic novel THE UNDERWATER WELDER (Top Shelf). He currently lives and works in Toronto with his wife and son.
Praise for DC Comics--The New 52: "DC gets an A for effort in producing, as promised, a more diverse universe."--The New York Times"A very inviting way to reinvest in some of the most familiar superheroes ever created."--Entertainment Weekly Praise for DC Comics--The New 52: "DC gets an A for effort in producing, as promised, a more diverse universe."--"The New York Times""A very inviting way to reinvest in some of the most familiar superheroes ever created."--"Entertainment Weekly"
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