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Posted by k4tzm4n (39546 posts) - - Show Bio

The creative future of ACTION COMICS seemed uncertain after writer Andy Diggle decided to leave the book, but it's now confirmed Greg Pak will take over the classic title! He'll join forces with artist Aaron Kuder on issue #25 this November. Speaking with with USA Today, Pak says the opportunity is "one of those things you dream about idly, imagining the craziest thing that could ever happen to you in your comics career."

Additionally, he shed a little light on what he has in store for Clark's book. "The book is called Action. So we want to have big action. And it's Superman! Superman's gotta do crazy, huge things," says the writer. "At the same time, every step of the way in order for me to care and you to care, whatever Superman is going through has to resonate on that emotional level."

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #1

And in case you somehow missed the news, Greg Pak is also behind DC's upcoming series SUPERMAN/BATMAN and the first issue will land this Wednesday. What do you think, Viners? Is Superman in good hands? Speak your mind below.

Source: USA Today

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#1 Edited by lilben42 (2695 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah!

#2 Edited by RulerOfThisUniverse (6517 posts) - - Show Bio

Can't wait for Batman/Superman 1, I'll see how Pak does in that.

#3 Posted by SandMan_ (4581 posts) - - Show Bio

>_>

#4 Posted by krspaceT (1882 posts) - - Show Bio

Who says only DC looses the good writers.

#5 Posted by Kal'smahboi (3832 posts) - - Show Bio
#6 Posted by SandMan_ (4581 posts) - - Show Bio

@sandman_ said:

>_>

At least it's not Lobdell.

Its not that...I just posted this...I GOT NO LOVE!!

XD I am happy for this.

#7 Posted by ccraft (10855 posts) - - Show Bio

finally good DC news

#8 Posted by theTimeStreamer (2845 posts) - - Show Bio

@krspacet: marvel is done with him for now. he can do dc for a while.

#9 Posted by The_Vein (171 posts) - - Show Bio

Thank god Jae Lee isn't coming with him to Action with that horrible artwork.

#10 Posted by The_Mouse (20 posts) - - Show Bio

never read planet hulk, but i like what he's saying about his plans. he has the right mind set going into it, it sounds like it can only be a positive and people who have read his stuff seem enthusiastic so bring it on ! :D

#11 Posted by Mucklefluga (2648 posts) - - Show Bio

I looooooooooooooooooooove Kuder's art, so i may be forced into buying this.

#12 Posted by guttridgeb (4881 posts) - - Show Bio

Greg Pak is awesome, I cannot wait.

#13 Posted by Daredevilnut (114 posts) - - Show Bio

This is going to be awesome!!!!!!!

#14 Edited by StMichalofWilson (4918 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome!

#15 Posted by thespideyguy (2771 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm so behind on this series. I'm on issue 17.

#17 Posted by ULTRAstarkiller (7763 posts) - - Show Bio
#18 Posted by tupiaz (2258 posts) - - Show Bio

Classic title? But it is only 25 issue in!?

#19 Posted by SandMan_ (4581 posts) - - Show Bio

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHH MYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD! YES YES YES! F*CKING GREG PAK AND HIS WRITING ! HE IS DA F*CKING MAN!

You sound extremely excited XD

#20 Posted by k4tzm4n (39546 posts) - - Show Bio

@tupiaz said:

Classic title? But it is only 25 issue in!?

The title has been around since 1938, dudebro.

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#21 Posted by BeautifulTemptress (288 posts) - - Show Bio

Finally.If still another comic strip about Superman appeared another author, it was be great.

#23 Posted by _Black (2301 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice, I am cautiously optimistic.

#24 Posted by The Stegman (29553 posts) - - Show Bio

Cool beans.

#25 Posted by SandMan_ (4581 posts) - - Show Bio

@sandman_ said:

@theacidskull said:

OOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOHHHHHHHH MYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY GOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOD! YES YES YES! F*CKING GREG PAK AND HIS WRITING ! HE IS DA F*CKING MAN!

You sound extremely excited XD

BECAUSE YOU KNOW, GREG PAK! GREG PAKKKK!

I KNOW...HOPEFULLY....IT WILL BE AWESOME.

#26 Posted by Z3RO180 (7858 posts) - - Show Bio

Yay for Greg Pak and a meh ok for Aaron Kuber.

#27 Posted by Kal'smahboi (3832 posts) - - Show Bio

@sandman_ said:

@kal_smahboi said:
@sandman_ said:

>_>

At least it's not Lobdell.

Its not that...I just posted this...I GOT NO LOVE!!

XD I am happy for this.

Oh haha. Well, either way, I'm glad Lobdell isn't their long game with Action.

#28 Posted by SandMan_ (4581 posts) - - Show Bio

@sandman_ said:

@kal_smahboi said:
@sandman_ said:

>_>

At least it's not Lobdell.

Its not that...I just posted this...I GOT NO LOVE!!

XD I am happy for this.

Oh haha. Well, either way, I'm glad Lobdell isn't their long game with Action.

Huh....The notifications ain't working.

#29 Edited by Gotham331 (333 posts) - - Show Bio

Now this is interesting. Dammit I may not be dropping Action Comics after all

#30 Edited by goodmoviesbad (198 posts) - - Show Bio

I just read about this on Good Movies Bad Movies.

I have to say that Katzman will probably do an amazing job and I'm really excited about Batman / Superman.

#31 Posted by jesusdisciple001 (547 posts) - - Show Bio

Yay 4 pak no 4 kuder prefer cully hamner or tyler kirkham

#32 Posted by xxxddd (3705 posts) - - Show Bio

Yeah...I'm going broke at the comic shop.

#33 Posted by Kerrigan (264 posts) - - Show Bio

Happy about this! Love Pak's work, and Action should be DC's flagship.

Lobdell just doesn't cut it on the marque titles.

#34 Posted by sinestro_GL (3567 posts) - - Show Bio

Good news so far.

I'll evaluate after a couple issues in...maybe Action Comics can be more than just decent for once.

#35 Posted by dondave (40114 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome, He was incredible on Hulk so I have high hopes for him on Action Comics

#36 Posted by Spovey (1 posts) - - Show Bio

Not even wasting my money on this until #25, glad I don't have to drop action comics for too long though!

#37 Posted by ThanosIsMad (2269 posts) - - Show Bio

Who's his artist? He needs a good artist work with him. And the book needs to move to the present!

#38 Posted by SmashBrawler (6032 posts) - - Show Bio

DC will probably somehow piss him off and he'll leave the book before his first issue is out :D

#39 Edited by Zeeguy91 (1357 posts) - - Show Bio

DC will probably somehow piss him off and he'll leave the book before his first issue is out :D

Knock on wood.

Don't say that. Don't even, like, put that in the ether.

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#40 Posted by Hawkguy (625 posts) - - Show Bio

Action Comics, why do we have such a rollercoaster relationship the past few months? Well, its all uphill again starting in November

#41 Posted by Cavemold (1818 posts) - - Show Bio

Very intrigued . Yes bring on the action in action comics. Lots of it

#42 Edited by Billy Batson (59326 posts) - - Show Bio

Who's his artist? He needs a good artist work with him. And the book needs to move to the present!

Aaron Kuder like it says on the article.

BB

#43 Posted by HeraldofGanthet (4170 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_vein: Thank god Jae Lee isn't coming with him to Action with that horrible artwork.

It's not that bad (although i'll admit his art style does work better on the "dark and gritty" characters better than the "lighter" ones)!

#44 Posted by SandMan_ (4581 posts) - - Show Bio
#45 Edited by tupiaz (2258 posts) - - Show Bio

@k4tzm4n said:

@tupiaz said:

Classic title? But it is only 25 issue in!?

The title has been around since 1938, dudebro.

Didn't the abandoned that when they made the new 52? You can't have your cake and eat it too.

#46 Posted by mark15 (74 posts) - - Show Bio

The man who wrote the all action Planet Hulk is taking over Superman, cannot wait.

Please DC, do not make Pak leave like Diggle

#47 Posted by SmashBrawler (6032 posts) - - Show Bio

@zeeguy91 said:

@smashbrawler said:

DC will probably somehow piss him off and he'll leave the book before his first issue is out :D

Knock on wood.

Don't say that. Don't even, like, put that in the ether.

Sorry, the jokes write themselves at this point. Like Zod and neck-braces.

#48 Posted by ptigrusmagus (496 posts) - - Show Bio

Cool, big time opportunity for Kuder. Hopefully this team restores Action to where it belongs...#2 right behind Detective.

#49 Posted by ScarletBatman (377 posts) - - Show Bio

Cool, big time opportunity for Kuder. Hopefully this team restores Action to where it belongs...#2 right behind Detective.

Detective needs a lot of work to make it number one...

#50 Edited by Beast_in_the_Shadows (433 posts) - - Show Bio