DC Comics first wave of New 52 annuals have arrived with one of the most noteworthy releases being the Animal Man Annual #1. Written by Jeff Lemire and illustrated by Timothy Green II, Animal Man is perfect in the fact that it stands on its own while giving us a glimpse of what lies ahead for the book’s title character. (more..)
Travel Foreman, the artist behind the DC Comics’ Animal Man, will soon be moving on from the hit series and will be replaced by famed illustrator Steve Pugh. The announcement for Pugh’s return to the series came back in December, which had many of us excited to see the artist return to a series that helped to be defined by his classic work done on the Animal Man series put out by Vertigo in the early 1990s. (more..)
Jeff Lemire and Travel Foremen continue their work on the Animal Man series, which has already begun to prove itself a classic in the making. What began as a story that only dabbled in the disturbing has blossomed into a full-on superhero horror comic. On top of that, Lemire and Foreman have pushed Animal Man into the center stage spotlight, capturing the audience’s attention for a character that has never been a mainstream figure when compared to the superstars of the DC universe. (more..)
Animal Man, one of the more cerebral books in ‘The New 52′, continues to remain strong as one of the leading comic book titles from DC Comics.
In the latest issue, we continue to follow Buddy Baker and his daughter Maxine as they fight the evil manifestations belonging to The Rot, the invasive enemy that threatens The Red. At the end of issue #3, we find that Buddy and Maxine are in the throws of battle against three agents of The Rot within the surreal realm known as The Red. This grisly encounter coincides with the events in the real world where Buddy Baker’s wife and his son are unknowingly taken captive by an agent of The Rot, disguised as a friendly face.