Charles Soule

July 05, 2014 | 8:00 a.m.

‘Superman/Wonder Woman’ No. 10: Man of Steel battles Doomsday mutation

"Superman/Wonder Woman" No. 10
The “Superman/Wonder Woman” series was meant to explore the new couple’s burgeoning relationship, but between battling General Zod and Faora and contending with the Man of Steel’s worsening Doomsday mutation, the nascent lovebirds haven’t had much time for romance as of late. And if the preview of the new issue is any indication, it will still be a while before the two get much in the way of alone time. Hero Complex readers can check out pages from “Superman/Wonder Woman” No. 10  in the gallery above or by clicking on the links below. Cover |  Karl Kerschl variant cover | Page 1 | Page 2-3 | Page 4-5 The issue continues the “Superman: Doomed” crossover story in which, after a battle with Doomsday, the Man of Steel undergoes an agonizing mutation into Superdoom, a Doomsday-like creature who most recently has […]
May 30, 2014 | 2:25 p.m.

‘Death of Wolverine,’ ‘She-Hulk’ controversy: Charles Soule on Marvel

Charles Soule received his first ongoing superhero comic assignment in April 2013, when he took over DC Comics’ “Swamp Thing” from outgoing writer Scott Snyder, revitalizing the title and beginning a writing streak that continues to this day. He’s become one of the comic book industry’s most prolific writers, with three ongoing DC titles (“Swamp Thing,” “Superman/Wonder Woman” and “Red Lanterns”), three ongoing Marvel titles (“She-Hulk,” “Inhuman,” “Thunderbolts”) and his creator-owned science-fiction ongoing “Letter 44” at Oni Press. He’s also writing the weekly, four-issue “The Death of Wolverine” Marvel miniseries in September, his highest-profile project to date. Hero Complex readers can see lettered previews of this week’s “Inhuman” No. 2, “Red Lanterns” No. 31 and “Thunderbolts,” Steve McNiven’s artwork from “The Death of Wolverine” No. 1, Tony Daniel’s artwork from “Superman/Wonder Woman” No. 6 and  No. 8, Javier Pulido’s artwork from […]
May 29, 2014 | 4:33 p.m.

Charles Soule talks his DCU stars Swamp Thing, Superman, Wonder Woman

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In just over a year, Charles Soule has become one of the comic book industry’s most prolific writers, and it’s all thanks to the law. If Soule hadn’t gone to Columbia University for law school, he would probably be touring with a band, or serving as an ambassador to China. “I had always thought that I would do something that was connected to music as a career, or possibly Chinese, which was my major,” said Soule. “When I got into Columbia, which is such a fantastic school that it seemed idiotic not to go, it occurred to me while I was there that it would be difficult to be a practicing attorney and just tell the lawyers at the firm, ‘Oh, you know, I’m gonna bail. Go play a gig for half the hour.’ Any of the things that were […]
Feb. 03, 2014 | 4:45 p.m.

‘Swamp Thing’ No. 28 first look: Alec Holland returns to the Bayou

'Swamp Thing' No. 28 (featured image)
“Swamp Thing” No. 28 hits shelves Wednesday, and Hero Complex readers get an exclusive preview of the issue, written by Charles Soule and illustrated by Javier Pina. The issue sees Swamp Thing (a.k.a. Alec Holland) returning to the Bayou after his face-off against the villainous Seeder in issue No. 27. In the issue No. 28 preview pages (read them in the gallery above or by clicking the links below), the newly restored Avatar of the Green goes off in search of Capucine, but not before showing some guests from the Green a good time in New Orleans’ French Quarter. (Hint: comical costumes and heavy drinking are involved.) Cover | Page 6 | Page 7 | Page 8 | Page 9 The issue also deals with the ramifications of Swamp Thing’s efforts to become the sole avatar, including what happened to […]
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