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STERLING GATES TACKLES THE NEW WORLDS FINEST!

Posted by Bob Tilley Monday, 7 December 2009

Sterling Gates the collaborative genius with Greg Rucka helping reshape the Superman universe is also the brainchild behind the eagerly anticipated reunion of Batman (Dick Grayson), and Superman (Kal-El), during the "World's Finest" mini-series.

CBR recently spoke with Gates on the upcoming issue and what fans can expect from this new team-up:

CBR News: Sterling, in "World's Finest," you're in charge of re-uniting the Superman/Batman Universes in a big way. How excited were you to bring these two families back together?

Sterling Gates: It's a fantastic feeling! I love seeing those two families work together. I mean, they're two of the biggest "mini-universes" within the DCU, joining forces to stop common enemies.

I want to see that in a big way, and I want to see what these characters are like when you throw them together. I was interested in doing team-ups we've never really seen before - which is why you got Guardian and Robin, and the new Nightwing and Red Robin - and then diving back into classic team-ups like Supergirl and Batgirl, and Superman and Batman.

CBR: What do you feel is the biggest challenge in writing these team-ups?

SG: Probably it's making sure all of the character's voices are on and making sure their relationships are interesting. Each relationship is different, so each issue had to be written in such a way that the characters were learning about each other as we went.

I mean, I was familiar with all of the characters, but I'd been working on the Superman stuff so much, I wasn't sure that I had all of the Batman Universe characters and their personalities down. Luckily, my esteemed editors - Mike Siglain and Liz Gehrlein - were there to make sure that I didn't screw anybody up.

CBR: Not only are you bringing these two families back together, you're also showing fans the first time Dick Grayson and Kal-El meet as Batman and Superman. That's a pretty massive responsibility - were you nervous at all into writing the issue?

SG: Not at all, actually. Of the four, Batgirl-Supergirl and Batman-Superman were the easiest to write for me.

For Batman and Superman, I had in my head exactly what the two of them were going to be doing the first time they saw each other in their different uniforms - remember, Kal-El is currently Commander El of the Kryptonian Army. It was an image that I couldn't get out of my brain.

I don't want to ruin it, but Phil Noto rocks that beat in issue four, just as he rocks the rest of the issue. His art's great, and I was extremely excited to work with him. I've been in love with the covers that he's done for the series, and I think you'll be just as happy as I am when you open the issue up and see his interiors.

Really, we've been very fortunate with all of the talented artists we've had take part in this series - Julian Lopez, Ramon Bachs, Jamal Igle, and Phil Noto. Those guys are all fantastic artists, and each and every one of them knocked their individual issues right out of the park!

For the entire interview click here...

(Source - CBR)

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