Nerdist gets to play with a lot of the cool toys first, sometimes literally, but in this case metaphorically by getting the first look at the next volumes of Superman: Earth One and Batman: Earth One — or at least their covers.
First up is Superman: Earth One, Vol. 3, which features Superman either tearing his costume or showing exactly what needs to be fixed to the tailor:
As you can see, that graphic novel is by J. Michael Straczynski and Ardian Syaf, who takes the art baton from Shane Davis. Not to be outdone, this is the cover to Batman: Earth One, Vol. 2, a pretty standard shot of Bats watching over his city from a high perch with the cool juxtaposition of four different faces in the background:
Geoff Johns and Gary Frank are the creative team here, just as they were on the first volume, which came out in the summer of 2012.
No exact release dates have been announced for either of these books, which are expected sometime next year. They’ll be joined this November by Teen Titans: Earth One, with words by Jeff Lemire and pictures by Terry Dodson.
(via Bleeding Cool)