In advance of the highly anticipated 1000th issue of Action Comics, DC has released a small preview showing one of the many stories included in the landmark issue. Written by Tom King and penciled by Clay Mann, “Of Tomorrow” is a beautiful 5 page story about Superman at the end of Earth’s life, 5 billion years from now, and visiting the graves of his parents, Ma and Pa Kent. With Earth falling into the sun, Superman is forced to say his final goodbye and catch his parents up on his family one last time. It’s a touching and thoughtful scene that is beautifully rendered by the art team and is an exciting and promising first look at what is sure to be an incredible tribute to Superman.
Action Comics 1000 will be available on April 18th, read the full preview here.