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Action Comics #1000 Likely To Be Delayed Again As It Will Debut Bendis' First DC Work

Written by Tim Midura on Thursday, January 11 2018 and posted in News with Benefits

Action Comics #1000 Likely To Be Delayed Again As It Will Debut Bendis' First DC Work

Brian Michael Bendis' writing and Jim Lee's art is the perfect combination for a delay.

Source: TV & Movies Dot Com

In December, it was announced that Action Comics #1000 would be delayed a month from March to April 18, perfectly coinciding with the 80th anniversary of the comic down to the day. But with the addition of another creative team, the issue is likely to be delayed again.

Brian Michael Bendis, king of the Marvel delay, will make his DC debut in the celebratory issue with a backup story. Joining him on art is the DC king of delays Jim Lee. This '95 Chicago Bulls of delays is unheard of and will likely result in the issue being further delayed.

The special issue will be released as two separate versions.

The first, revealed at NYCC, is a 168 page $30 hardcover, retrospective of Superman's history revisiting classic stories from over the decades. It will also include literary essays from Pulitzer Prize winner Jules Feiffer and Paul Levitz and a poster of all 1,000 cover to Action Comics. The hardcover volume will be published on April 18, 2018 as Action Comics #1000: 80 Years of Superman.

Meanwhile the floppy version of Action Comics #1000 is written by Peter Tomasi and Dan Jurgens, that will draw on all kinds of talent from the comics industry, including a story written by Geoff Johns and Richard Donner. This floppy edition is oversized at $5.99 and is set to release in March 2018.


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Born in the frozen tundra of Massachusetts, Tim Midura has long possessed a love for comic books and records. After stealing the beard of Zeus and inventing the pizza bagel, a much more heavily tattooed and bearded Tim Midura has finally settled in San Diego. He's the world's first comics journalist who doesn't want to become a comics writer. Find him on twitter, facebook or by email.

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