Prepare yourselves comic book fans, minor spoilers. Hitting shops May 2nd, Action Comics Special no. 1 is set to be the 48-color-page-turner you’ve been waiting for. This shock and awe tale will feature the latest iteration of Lex Luthor in a whole new light, as he stands at a crossroad to give aid to a dying Superman. Or rather save the Man of Steel from “a foe he could not possibly imagine?”
Writers: Dan Jurgens(Superman,Batman Beyond), Max Landis(Superman: American Alien, Adventures of Superman), Mark Russell (PREZ, DC MEETS HANNA-BARBERA)
Artists: Francis Manapul (The Flash, Justice League), Jill Thompson (Wonder Woman, Swamp Thing)
Artist/Cover Artist: Will Conrad (Cyborg: Rebirth, Birds of Prey)
Here’s the rundown from DC …
“The Last Will and Testament of Lex Luthor”! When Superman’s world was reborn, his greatest enemy became his most unexpected ally. But does that truly reflect Lex Luthor—or was it all a sham? Now, as Lex Luthor’s path toward righteousness reaches its apex, he finds himself involved in an adventure in which Superman stands to be destroyed. What choice will Luthor make? Will he save Superman or watch him die at the hands of a foe he could not possibly imagine? This oversized special also features stories from the acclaimed teams of Max Landis and Francis Manapul (in a story previously slated to appear in the DC UNIVERSE HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2017 #1) and Mark Russell and Jill Thompson!