Watchmen, new comic books and Tony ****ing Stark
April 24, 2012 10:54 AM Subscribe
28 pages from DC's upcoming "New 52: 2nd Wave"
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Stretching the definition of "leaked" to the screaming limit, Buzzfeed shares photographs it was invited to take of 28 pages from DC's upcoming "New 52: 2nd Wave" - the six series being brought in to replace its six cancelled comic books
The same process occurred with 21 pages from issues of Before Watchmen
, the controversial range of prequels to Alan Moore's Watchmen
The new titles include a return for Grant Morrison's Batman Incorporated
and, perhaps most interestingly, the debut of science fiction novelist and Clarke award perennial China Miéville
) in a reboot of Dial H for Hero
: Miéville's "rejected pitch" for Scrap Iron Man
, a comic book hero-by-committee dedicated to taking down Iron Man, the beacon of capitalist selfishness.
The crew take their places at the controls. Dan puts on the battered welding helmet that disguises his identity and, in a burst of rust, launches into the sky for New York, to face down the sociopathic authoritarian fascist arms-dealing corporate billionaire responsible for so many countless deaths, in the US and around the world: Tony fucking Stark.