Source: Cancellation Bloodbath: DC Comics Full Monthly Solicitations for April 2014
Early today, through solicitations, it was announced, through solicitations, that DC’s best selling comic, Superman Unchained would be ending with issue #9.
No, it's true, the 1st big arc has always been 9 issues. & while I adore Clark, & love working with @JimLee & would have been thrilled (1/2)— Scott Snyder (@Ssnyder1835) January 21, 2014
to continue, we both have a lot on our plates after UNCHAINED, and I can tell you that what's coming in the Superman group is going (2/3)— Scott Snyder (@Ssnyder1835) January 21, 2014
to make you all SO happy. Can't wait for you to see! & deeply grateful to you for being so supportive of me & Jim on this one. Blown away.— Scott Snyder (@Ssnyder1835) January 21, 2014
Unchained writer and friend of the site, Scott Snyder, took a few minutes out of his day to talk with Ace RUporter, GHERU, and elaborate at great deail about the process that led to this decision:
In all seriousness, we at The Outhouse, the internet’s home for honest interviews, just want to thank Mr. Snyder for his time and candidness.
The Final issue of Superman Unchained will be available on April 30th
SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #9
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and wraparound cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Backup story art by DUSTIN NGUYEN
1:25 Variant wraparound cover by DAVID FINCH
1:50 Variant wraparound cover by BRYAN HITCH
1:100 B&W Variant wraparound cover by JIM LEE
On sale APRIL 30 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • FINAL ISSUE
Retailers: This issue will ship with five covers. Please see the order form for more information.
This is it – the extraordinary finale of Scott Snyder and Jim Lee’s Superman saga, surrounded by an epic wraparound cover! It’s a battle in the sun as Superman and Wraith accept their destinies…and Lex Luthor pulls the trigger on his ultimate weapon!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.
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