as the writer of DC Comics prestigious Superman title, Action Comics.
Paul Cornell will join interior artist Pete Woods and cover artist David Finch on Action Comics in June, stepping in at a critical point for Superman, coming out of The War of the Supermen.
"I'm seriously psyched to be working on such a legendary title," says Paul via his blog, "and to be back on an ongoing again, and to be working with artist Pete Woods, whose designs are a delight already.
"And my first story arc centres on Lex Luthor, who's always been a favourite of mine."
"So many legendary creators have written this title in the past that I’m giddy and frankly terrified at the prospect of following in their footsteps,” he commented on the DC Comics site The Source.
Action Comics has often been a 'home' for British talent: artist Gary Frank is among recent creators who have worked on the title.
• Paul Cornell's Official Web Site
• Pete Woods Official web site
• DC Comics web site
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