DC Comics Sneak Peeks June 15th
Your weekly dose of DC Comics, as prescribed by your DR…..Dr. Thomason We hope you enjoy and pick up some comics based off what you see here! Our recommend for this week is Power GIrl We’d love to hear what you think or if you want to talk about what you’re reading with other comic fans check out the special comic section of our forum!
ARKHAM ASYLUM: MADNESS
Writer: Sam Kieth
Artist: Sam Kieth
It is the most feared house in all of Gotham City. It contains the worst that the city has to offer. It is the place the Dark Knight’s most dangerous and psychotic foes call home. Writer/artist Sam Kieth, creator of THE MAXX, invites you to spend 24 hours in Arkham Asylum, the most unsettling house in the DC Universe, in this original Batman graphic novel.
Writer: Bryan Q. Miller
Artist: Pere Perez
When Stephanie Brown arrives in London for a top-secret Batman Incorporated assignment, jet lag, lost luggage and those terribly difficult accents are the least of Batgirl’s problems – the actual Greenwich Mean has been stolen, and as all of London literally grinds to a halt, it’s up to Batgirl and Squire to save the United Kingdom! Tally-ho!
Writer: Tony Daniel
Artist: Steve Scott & Ryan Winn
Batman acts on his suspicions of a newly elected political figure in Gotham City and finds himself in deep water. With piranhas. Meanwhile, Two-Face fights his way back from the brink of death to find an unlikely ally who will show him that there are two sides to every story.
DC COMICS PRESENTS: JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA – BLACK BAPTISM
Writer: Ruben Diaz & Sean Smith
Artist: Jesus Saiz & Keith Champagne
When the World’s Greatest Heroes learn that a family of mobster demons called the Diablos have declared a gang war on the Sentinels of Magic (Dr. Fate, Zatanna, Deadman, and others), the JLA split up to protect the mages of the DC Universe. Collecting the four-issue miniseries from 2001.
DC UNIVERSE ONLINE LEGENDS #10 (OF 26)
Writer: Marv Wolfman
Artist: Mike Miller, Sergio Sandoval, Howard Porter & Livesay
Lex Luthor has saved the day and done what Superman couldn’t by rescuing the Daily Planet and foiling Brainiac’s plans. Now, Superman must answer to the JLA for his dereliction of duty, and it won’t be pretty!
DEUS EX #5 (OF 6)
Writer: Robbie Morrison
Artist: trevor Hairsine & Sergio Sandoval
Adam Jensen closes in on his former ally Durant…but who’s pulling the psycho cyborg’s strings? Is this all a feint to undermine Sarif Industries? If so, who’s behind it? Based on the acclaimed video game!
FLASHPOINT: DEADMAN AND THE FLYING GRAYSONS #1 (OF 3)
Writer: J.T. Krul
Artist: Mikel Janin
FLASH FACT! For their last performance – an escape act!
FLASHPOINT: GRODD OF WAR
Writer: Sean Ryan
Artist: Ig Guara
Price: $ 2.99
FLASH FACT! Africa belongs to him!
FLASHPOINT: LEGION OF DOOM #1 (OF 3)
Writer: Adam Glass
Artist: Rodney Buchemi & Jose Marzan, Jr.
FLASH FACT! They have to kill the president!
FLASHPOINT: WONDER WOMAN AND THE FURIES #1 (OF 3)
Writer: Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning
Artist: Scott Clark & David Beaty
FLASH FACT! If she can’t have the world – no one will!
GEARS OF WAR #17
Writer: Karen Traviss
Artist: Julius GOpez
Best-selling author Karen Traviss continues to explore the years prior to “Emergence Day.” It’s the end of boot camp and the start of the real war for new recruits Marcus Fenix and Carlos Santiago. Marcus immediately establishes his reputation as a hard-charging Gear and natural leader, while his father struggles for a breakthrough in his orbital laser research, codenamed Hammer of Dawn.
GREEN LANTERN MOVIE PREQUEL: ABIN SUR
Writer: Michael Green
Artist: Karl Kerschl
Written by the creative talents behind the blockbuster motion picture, these exclusive one-shots tell the tales of the movie characters before the events of the film. What were Hal Jordan, Sinestro, Kilowog, Abin Sur and The Guardians all doing before the curtains rise on June 17? Experience it all in these one-shots, as told by the superstar Green Lantern movie team including producer Geoff Johns (GREEN LANTERN, THE FLASH), screenwriter Michael Goldenberg, producer/screenwriter Greg Berlanti, producer Donald De Line, screenwriter Michael Green (SUPERMAN/BATMAN) and screenwriter Marc Guggenheim (JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA)!
GREEN LANTERN: BRIGHTEST DAY
Writer: Geoff Jones
Artist: Dough Mahnke, Shane Davis & Christian Alamy
Exploding out of BLACKEST NIGHT comes the next exciting chapter in the Green Lantern mythos: “New Guardians,” from issues #53-62 of the hit series!
Forced to band together during the rise of the Black Lanterns, Hal Jordan, Sinestro, Carol Ferris, Saint Walker, Atrocitus, Indigo-1 and Larfleeze must agree to disagree if their next mission is to succeed. But when one of the strangest beings from Green Lantern’s past returns, the future of the Lanterns and the universe at large once again falls into question.
JUSTICE LEAGUE: CRY FOR JUSTICE
Writer: James Robinson
Artist: Mauro Cascioli & Scott Clark
Following the deaths of Batman and Martian Manhunter – both charter members of the Justice League of America – a new team of heroes arises, determined to stop evil from ever striking. But when the JLA’s foe Prometheus plans his revenge on the heroes, will this new team be ready to pay the cost for the justice they seek? Collected from the 7-issue miniseries!
THE LEGION OF SUPER HEROES #14
Writer: Paul Levitz
Artist: Yildiray Cinar & Jonathan Glapion
The Legion of Super-Villains gains the upper hand in their fight with the Legion on Colu! Will the LSV and the powerful entity behind them prevail?
<h2>POWER GIRL #25
Writer: Judd Winick
Artist: Sami Basri
Power Girl juggles her life like a true businesswoman: helping Batman defeat a weather-wielding metahuman, using her news network to clear an innocent man’s name and stumbling into a blossoming romance. But she’ll need all her resources to take on Dr. Day, her corporate archnemesis!
Writer: Kelly Sue Deconnic
Artist: Chris Cross & Marc Deering
Co-ed of Steel? Supergirl goes undercover on a college campus to help Lois Lane uncover the truth behind a string of recent student disappearances! What they uncover, though, leads Supergirl directly into a confrontation with one of the DCU’s deadliest villains!
Writer: Joshua Hale Fialkov
Artist: Adriana Melo & JP Mayer
The start of a new story arc! A body has washed up in Metropolis, and it looks like Batman’s the killer! Superman knows better, but Clark Kent gets assigned to go to Gotham to investigate. And that’s when things start to get
TEEN TITANS #96
Writer: J.T. Krul
Artist: Nicola Scott & Dough Hazlewood
One by one, The Titans have fallen! Now it’s up to the oldest Titan and the newest Titan, as Beast Boy and Solstice battle demonic forces to save their teammates and keep an unspeakable evil from laying claim to the entire world. It’s all-out war – with Beast Boy like you’ve never seen him before!
TINY TITANS #41
Writer: Art Baltaza & Franco
Artist: Art Baltazar
Outta the way – It’s the “Flash” issue!
It’s the fastest comic ever and the race is on! This special issue introduces Jessie Quick and features Inertia and Mas y Menos. Plus: Kid Flash sharpens his pencil to a FLASHPOINT! Plus plus: Blue Beetle makes a special appearance!