Superman turns 75, The Sandman returns and Villains rule DC Comics

DC Entertainment aims to conquer Comic-Con International: Sand Diego 2013 with a look at the best-selling new series Superman Unchained, artwork by J.H. Williams III for The Sandman:Overture, a preview of the dark times for DC Comics – The New 52, and the unveiling of the Justice League KIA car.  The comic book publisher will be occupying an interactive 4,500 square foot booth (#1915) which will be displaying a collection of Superman costumes. 
The special Superman 75panel will include Jack Larson (the original Jimmy Olsen from Adventures of Superman), Tim Daly (Superman: The Animated Series), Molly Quinn (Superman Unbound), Paul Levitz, Grant Morrison, Dan Jurgens, movie talent from Man of Steel, and a first look at an animated short celebrating The Last Son of Krypton produced by Zack Snyder along with further information about the comic book series Superman Unchained by artist Jim Lee and writer Scott Snyder.
Neil Gaiman will be present with artists Dave McKean and Sam Kieth to talk about a new six issue miniseries titled The Sandman: Overture which features illustrations by J.H. Williams III which commences on October 30, 2013.  Getting a preview at the conference is the seven issue Forever Evil series by writer Geoff Johns and artist David Finch where the rogue gallery rules the day in the DC Comics – The New 52.  Appropriately, a new documentary will be teased at panel discussion lead by Johns, Kevin Shinick (Robot Chicken), Andrea Romano (Batman: The Animated Series) and Scott Porter (Friday Night Lights) called Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics.
Variant covers will be made available for Justice League, Batman, Superman Unchainedand Batman’66 along with collectibles like  Aardman: Superman Action Figure, a three-pack of Super Best Friends Forever Action Figures, and Batman Arkham City: Hugo Strange.  Premiering on Friday will be the DC Universe Animated Original Movie Flashpoint Paradox which revolves around an alternative universe of Justice League.

To learn more about what DC Entertainment has planned for San Diego visit the Con Away From Con page.

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