Currently, writer Brandon Easton and artist Valentine De Landro are guiding Mister Miracle (Shilo Norman) through the terrors of Warworld in Future State: Superman: Worlds at War. On May 4, Easton and artist Fico Ossio return Shilo to the present DC universe, revealing his journey to becoming the “Super Escape Artist” of tomorrow, in Mister Miracle: The Source of Freedom, a six-issue monthly miniseries from DC.
“This series functions as a de facto origin story and a reintroduction of Shilo Norman,” said Easton. “Fico and I have a fantastic opportunity to establish him as a major hero in the DC pantheon, while making him a more complex character.”
The “Mister Miracle” show used to be the hottest ticket in town, whether you caught him onstage escaping from perilous traps or spotted him on the streets of Metropolis taking out bad guys. What Shilo Norman forgot is the first rule of both show business and being a superhero: always leave them wanting more. Now it’s time to start showing the world what a miracle man can really do.
Showbiz/superhero rule #2: Timing is everything. There’s a new performer in town who wants to knock Mister Miracle off his pedestal and stake a claim to his famous moniker! Can Shilo break free of this trap?
“The series will explore Shilo’s dealings with the trappings of celebrity, his understanding of the ‘Mister Miracle’ identity and his possible connection to the New Gods,” Easton continued. “We’ll also dive into what it means to be a Black superhero in a world where his heroism is in conflict with a society full of distrust and suspicion.”
The debut 32-page issue of this miniseries features a stunning cover by Yanick Paquette, with a card stock variant cover by Valentine De Landro. Each issue sells for $3.99, with the card stock variant at $4.99. Now, if you’re interested in catching up on Shilo Norman: Mister Miracle, click HERE to get your hands on past trades and volumes! If you’re intrigued by DC FUTURE STATE, start by clicking HERE to order some of these wildly intriguing titles. Additionally, I highly recommend crashing into the current DARK NIGHTS: DEATH METAL event by clicking HERE for related issues and trades. Last but certainly not least, if you’re looking for something else to read, check out my Amazon Online Comic Shop by clicking HERE. Thank you all for the read and continued support. Stay safe and stay healthy.
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