Get ready for Brian Bendis’ ‘The Man of Steel’ miniseries

The Man of Steel

Brian Michael Bendis has been a busy man since joining DC Comics. The company has just released their June solicitations and we finally have a look at what he has been up to.

The writer takes over Superman beginning with Action Comics #1000 before moving a new Superman #1 is released. He will also be masterminding The Man of Steel, a six issue miniseries which will debut in June.

Checkout the cover art and synopses for each issue below:The Man of Steel

THE MAN OF STEEL #1

  • Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS • Art by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO • Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
  • Retailers: Includes a code for a free digital download of this issue.
  • A new era begins for Superman as a threat from his earliest origins reemerges to destroy the Last Son of Krypton. As Superman struggles to come to grips with what has happened to his wife and son, he must also face a new threat that’s determined to burn down Metropolis! RETRO-SOLICITED • On sale MAY 30 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T

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THE MAN OF STEEL #2

  • Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS • Art by EVAN “DOC” SHANER • Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
  • With an arsonist loose in Metropolis, Superman’s powers are almost useless in finding the culprit. And back at the Daily Planet, everyone wants to know what’s going on with Lois Lane. How can Clark hold on to the secret of what happened to Lois and Jon much longer?
  • On sale JUNE 6 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T

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THE MAN OF STEEL #3

  • Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS • Art by RYAN SOOK • Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
  • The merciless killer and zealot calling himself Rogol Zaar has searched the cosmos for Superman—and when he reaches the Fortress of Solitude, his actions will cut Superman to the core.
  • On sale JUNE 13 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T

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THE MAN OF STEEL #4

  • Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS • Art by KEVIN MAGUIRE • Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
  • Rogol Zaar has committed a string of atrocities across the cosmos that have led him to the Fortress of Solitude—and now Superman and Supergirl plan to crush his schemes! But are even two Kryptonians enough to stop his sinister machinations?
  • On sale JUNE 20 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T

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THE MAN OF STEEL #5

  • Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS • Art by ADAM HUGHES • Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
  • Beaten by Rogol Zaar, his city burning at the hands of an unknown arsonist and the secret of what happened to Lois and Jon drawing closer to revelation—even Superman feels powerless against all that stands before him.
  • On sale JUNE 27 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T

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THE MAN OF STEEL #6

  • Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS • Art by JASON FABOK • Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
  • The fate of Lois Lane and Jon Kent is revealed! Metropolis’ survival hangs in the balance! And Superman must somehow put an end to Rogol Zaar’s rampage! It’s do-or-die time for the Man of Steel in the final chapter of this explosive miniseries! ADVANCE SOLICITED • On sale JULY 4 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6 • $3.99 US • RATED T

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Neil is the GYCO Editorial Chief. He has a BA in Film & Tv and an MA in Scriptwriting; he currently works 9-5 as an office manager and 5-9 as a reviewer/web designer. He has been subscribing to comics for around nine years but has been reading them as long as he can remember. Favourite comics: Batman; Nightwing, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and All New X-Men Favourite films: Batman (any apart from & Robin); Star Trek Generations, Underworld, Beetlejuice Favourite TV shows: Fringe; Buffy, Arrow, TBBT, Being Human UK and Star Trek TNG