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Tuesday Roundup: No End to the Villainy

Tuesday Roundup: No End to the Villainy

By Tim Beedle Tuesday, September 24th, 2013

It’s the fourth and final week of Villains Month, and with people like Black Adam, Doomsday, Bane, Ocean Master and Killer Croc stealing the spotlight, you know it’s wrapping things up in the wickedest way possible. But if you think the end of the month equals the end of villainy. After all, we have half a year of Forever Evil to still contend with, and as long as that series is running strong, you know you’re going to be seeing a lot of these guys…

That’s the Secret Society if you’re unfamiliar with them, and they’re the group responsible for opening the portal to Earth 3 and letting the villains of the DC Universe run rampant. This week, many of their plans are made clear in JUSTICE LEAGUE #23.4: SECRET SOCIETY, written by Geoff Johns and Sterling Gates and drawn by Szymon Kudranski. Of course, part of that plan includes attracting other villains to their cause, so be sure to check out the rest of this week’s Villains Month comics to get a sense of who might be accepting that offer.

But why wait till Wednesday? You can find previews of Secret Society and many of this week’s other new comics below…

USA TODAY ran an exclusive preview of JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #7.4: BLACK ADAM and interviewed Sterling Gates.

THE LOS ANGELES TIMES’ HERO COMPLEX ran an exclusive preview of BATMAN/SUPERMAN #3.1: DOOMSDAY.

IGN ran an exclusive preview of JUSTICE LEAGUE #23.4: SECRET SOCIETY.

MTV GEEK ran an exclusive preview of WONDER WOMAN #23.2: FIRST BORN.

AIN’T IT COOL NEWS ran an exclusive preview of THE WAKE #4.

NERDIST ran an exclusive preview of ACTION COMICS #23.4: METALLO.

CRAVE ONLINE ran an exclusive preview of DETECTIVE COMICS #23.3: MAN-BAT.

POPMATTERS ran an exclusive preview of THE UNWRITTEN #53.

COMIC BOOK RESOURCES ran an exclusive preview of BATMAN #23.4: BANE.

COMIC VINE ran an exclusive preview of BATMAN AND ROBIN #23.4: KILLER CROC.

NEWSARAMA ran an exclusive preview of SUPERMAN #23.4: PARASITE.

GAMMA SQUAD ran an exclusive preview of AQUAMAN #23.2: OCEAN MASTER.

COMICOSITY ran an exclusive preview of ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #5.

The DC Entertainment website ran exclusive previews of GREEN LANTERN #23.4: SINESTRO and TOM STRONG AND THE PLANET OF PERIL #3.