Synopses & Reviews
This oversized hardcover edition collects the entire critically acclaimed anthology series that reinvented the classic weekly newspaper comics section. It features 16-different stories starring the World's Greatest Super Heroes including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and the Flash, as well as lesser known characters including Metamorpho and Metal Men written and Illustrated by the comic industry's top talents including including Neil Gaiman (THE SANDMAN), Brian Azzarello and Lee Bermejo (JOKER), Dave Gibbons (WATCHMEN) Eduardo Risso (100 BULLETS), Joe Kubert (SGT. ROCK) and Paul Pope (BATMAN: YEAR ONE HUNDRED). The 11" x 17" trim size best approximates the oversized reading experience from the weekly periodical which was spearheaded by DCU Editorial Art Director Mark Chiarello, whose past editing credits include BATMAN BLACK and WHITE, DC: THE NEW FRONTIER. The full list of featured stories and creators is as follows:
BATMAN, by the Eisner Award-winning 100 BULLETS team of writer Brian Azzarello and artist Eduardo Risso
ADAM STRANGE, by writer/artist Paul Pope (BATMAN: YEAR 100) METAMORPHO, written by New York Times best-selling writer Neil Gaiman with Art by Eisner Award-winner Michael Allred (Madman)
THE DEMON AND CATWOMAN, written by Walter Simonson (Thor, MANHUNTER) with Art by famed DC cover artist Brian Stelfreeze
DEADMAN, written by Dave Bullock and Vinton Heuck, Art by Dave Bullock
KAMANDI, written by Dave Gibbons (WATCHMEN, GREEN LANTERN CORPS) with Art by Ryan Sook (Buffy The Vampire Slayer, ARKHAM ASYLUM: LIVING HELL)
SUPERMAN, written by John Arcudi (The Mask) with Art by Lee Bermejo (JOKER)
WONDER WOMAN, written and illustrated by Ben Caldwell (Dare Detectives)
GREEN LANTERN, written by Kurt Busiek (TRINITY, ASTRO CITY) with Art by Joe Quiñones (TEEN TITANS GO!)
TEEN TITANS, written by Eddie Berganza with Art by Sean Galloway
SUPERGIRL, written by Jimmy Palmiotti (JONAH HEX) with Art by Amanda Conner (POWER GIRL)
HAWKMAN, written and illustrated by Kyle Baker (PLASTIC MAN, Special Forces)
SGT. ROCK, written by Adam Kubert (SUPERMAN: LAST SON), ilustrated by legendary comics artist Joe Kubert
THE FLASH, written by Karl Kerschl (TEEN TITANS YEAR ONE, THE FLASH: THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE) and Brenden Fletcher, illustrated by Karl Kerschl
METAL MEN, written by Dan DiDio with Art by Ian Churchill (SUPERGIRL)
"Gorgeous and inventive...a fun throwback to the comic strip adventure era. All in all, it's an excellent read... (Grade: A)" The Onion AV Club
"An all-star squadron of the industry's biggest creators." The New York Daily News
"A giant-sized serving of fun...truly one of a kind!" IGN
This oversized hardcover edition collects the entire critically acclaimed anthology series that reinvented the classic weekly newspaper comics section. It features 16 different stories starring the World's Greatest Super Heroes, including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, and the Flash, as well as such lesser-known characters as Metamorpho and Metal Men, written and illustrated by the comic industry's top talents.
The world's greatest heroes! The world's greatest comics! Comics' finest creators tackle DC's most popular characters in this reinvention of the weekly newspaper comics section!
A unique spectacle in modern entertainment, Wednesday Comics delivers a sprawling, tabloid-sized reading experience bursting with mind-blowing color, action, and excitement! With 15 serialized stories, this oversized collection is perfect for readers seeking a fresh twist to a grand comics tradition.
Batman by Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso
Kamandi by Dave Gibbons and Ryan Sook
Superman by John Arcudi and Lee Bermejo
Deadman by Dave Bullock and Vinton Heuck
Green Lantern by Kurt Busiek and Joe Quinones
Metamorpho by Neil Gaiman and Michael Allred
Teen Titans by Eddie Berganza and Sean Galloway
Adam Strange by Paul Pope
Supergirl by Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner
Metal Men by Dan DiDio, Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, and Kevin Nowlan
Wonder Woman by Ben Caldwell
Sgt. Rock by Adam Kubert and Joe Kubert
The Flash by Karl Kerschl and Brenden Fletcher
The Demon and Catwoman by Walter Simonson and Brian Stelfreeze
Hawkman by Kyle Baker
Also included: never-before-seen Plastic Man and The Creeper one-pagers, and exclusive sketches!
"Originally published in single magazine form as Wednesday Comics #1-12"--Tp verso.