Launching tomorrow, Wednesday, June 24th, 2013, DC’s new title Batman/Superman stars the publisher’s two biggest stars and chronicles their first encounter. How did the human vigilante and the godly powerful alien first meet? How did they find a common ground? This series, written by Greg Pak and illustrated by Jae lee, seeks to fill in those blanks. Pak is coming off a successful run at Marvel Comics, where he penned the acclaimed “Planet Hulk” storyline. And Lee just wrapped the Ozymandias miniseries from the Before Watchmen line.
Here is DC’s official statement regarding this series:
“One strives to hold evil at bay by channeling our darkest fears, the other stands as a soaring champion of our brightest ambitions. The Dark Knight and the Man of Steel have gone from wary rivals to steadfast friends, but how did it all begin? Batman/Superman #1 gives us a glimpse of how these two titans came to know one another in the New 52! When a young Clark Kent arrives Gotham City in search of answers regarding a series of murders in Metropolis, he runs smack into Bruce Wayne himself. From the moment they meet, these two untested heroes’ approaches to protecting others could not be more different. Batman/Superman #1 launches the reader on an incredible journey that stretches from Gotham to Metropolis and worlds beyond. Featuring a story by celebrated writer Greg Pak and stunning artwork by Jae Lee and Ben Oliver, Batman/Superman #1 lands at your local comic shop this Wednesday.”