New ‘Superman’ Cover Shows The Man Of Steel United With An Iconic DC Comics Villain

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DC Comics recently had a private writers’ summit and Brian Michael Bendis took to the company’s official Instagram to give fans some behind-the-scenes looks at what transpired at the summit.

One of Bendis’ posts shows the Man of Steel alongside Zod in a way they are not generally portrayed: as allies. Bendis’ post reads as follows.

 “The Cover to Superman number five by @ivanreisart @joeprado2017 this is chapter 5 in the year-long United Saga #zod #manofsteel #actioncomics #superman #bendisdcinstatakeover”

Beyond Zod the post also relays to fans the name of the saga: “United.” The title is perhaps telling of some uncommon team-ups for Superman. Thus far we know Bendis’ Superman run will feature Clark Kent facing off against the Nuclear Man and saving Krypton from the Phantom Zone. Check out the post below.

What could have transpired for Superman and Zod to be working together? Tell us what you think in the comments below!

Here’s the synopsis:

A bold new chapter for the greatest superhero of all time begins here as the superstar team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and artist Ivan Reis begin their run on the all-new SUPERMAN! The fallout from the Man of Steel miniseries has Clark Kent looking at the world through new eyes…with new ideas about what Superman could and should do for the city of Metropolis and the planet Earth. His first job? Getting the planet back out of the Phantom Zone!

Superman #1 is written by Brian Michael Bendis and is illustrated by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado. The comic book will be released July 11, 2018.

 

10 Things To Expect From San Diego Comic-Con 2018

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Shazam Wonder Woman Doctor Who Comic-ConIt’s finally summer, which means San Diego Comic-Con 2018 is just around the block! The biggest pop-culture event of the year, all of the biggest names in comics, movies and television will come together at the San Diego Convention Center and share their plans with their biggest fans. Hundreds of people will be dressed as their favorite characters as they search through back-issue bins, look at exclusive prints and talk with their fellow nerds.

Marvel Studios won’t be showcasing any upcoming movies in Hall H this year, but there are still a lot of exciting things to look forward to. Dozens of new comics will be teased by the major publishers. Movies will be announced and secret cast members will be revealed.

Hit Next to learn more about 10 exciting things you should expect to see at San Diego Comic-Con 2018!

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Azzam Almouai

Azzam Almouai

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