Yesterday, DC Comics announced the projects that Brian Michael Bendis would be working on since leaving Marvel. And some of the responses on Social Media prove that some people just like to complain.
I've been reading comics for over 30 years, and let me tell you, I am stoked to read Bendis' Superman stories.
The man has had a very impressive run over at Marvel: Breathing new life into characters like Luke Cage and Daredevil; Creating characters like Jessica Jones, Miles Morales and Riri Williams; and writing some of Marvel's biggest event books like "House of M" and "Avengers: Disassembled."
He created the "Ultimate Spider-Man" series and did an amazing job writing it for well over 100 consecutive issues.
Even now, Defenders, Invincible Iron Man and Spider-Man are three of the best titles that Marvel is publishing.
And people are already predicting the future when it comics to Bendis and The Man of Steel.
Everybody needs to relax and remember that we read comic books because they're fun. Give Bendis a shot on Superman by picking up Action Comics #1000 (the titles with his first DC work) as well as his "Man of Steel" mini-series.
And if you don't like it, don't buy it. But don't bash it either.
Personally, I would rather hear about what you do like instead of what you don't like.
As for Peter Tomasi, Patrick Gleason and Dan Jurgens (the current writers on Superman and Action Comics) yeah, it sucks that they're not going to be on those books anymore. But rather than whining about it, think about the great stories that they got to tell - especially Tomasi & Gleason's Superman title. All of them will land somewhere else, and based on a tweet from fellow DC writer, Tom King, we should all be excited by Tomasi's next project.
Until then, I'm looking forward to Action Comics #1000 in March and all of the DC stories to come from Bendis. It's a great time to be a comic book fan!