For the first time in the history of these characters, we’ll be seeing Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman together on the big screen. And we’ll be seeing them all in costume. If there’s an image that could top seeing the Avengers together for the first time, it’s this one.
Remember that, prior to Iron Man‘s release in 2008, The Avengers and the characters that make up the team (including Captain America and Thor) were considered Marvel’s B-team by the general public. It wasn’t until Robert Downey Jr., a team up between screenwriters and comic book writers, and a risky plan, that these three characters became the household names they only were to those that managed to open a comic book. At Christmas, I was asked by a cousin who’d never seen Captain America or Avengers why Cap was a good character at all. This same cousin wouldn’t question Batman.
Zack Snyder recently spoke with Forbes about the upcoming sequel to Man of Steel, and he described some test photos that were done recently. It confirms that we’ll see all three characters in costume. It doesn’t confirm that we’ll see them all together, but it’s now a possibility.
It’s no secret that, beginning in September with the end of Flashpoint, DC Comics is going to be starting a total of 52 comics over at #1 including many very iconic comics. Here, I’m going to list the ones that I find the most intriguing or that I’m going to continue to read. We’re going to start with the Superman titles that I plan on picking up (at least for the first issue).
Action Comics #1
This is the first Action Comics #1 since the title first released in 1938 and features Superman defending a world that doesn’t trust their first Super Hero. I’m interested in seeing the direction that this goes, as it seems to imply that Superman is, at least in this comic, the lone hero in the world.