DC Comics, Sneak Peeks June 8th
Mmmm, delicious comic books. Check these out before the reboot destroys every storyline! We hope you enjoy and pick up some comics based off what you see here! Our recommend for this week is FLASHPOINT: EMPORER AQUAMAN #1 (OF 3) 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!
THE ALL NEW BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #8
Writer: Sholly Fisch
Artist: Rick Burchett
Get ready for pirates, perfidy and an occasional porpoise when Batman and Aquaman join forces for an epic quest to the bottom of the sea! An ancient artifact holds the only chance for a pirate’s ghost to find redemption. But to reach it, Batman and Aquaman will have to run a gauntlet of underwater perils!
BATMAN AND ROBIN #24
Writer: Judd Winick
Artist: Guillem March
The Red Hood is out! But the bigger mystery is who broke him out of prison – and why? His liberators seem to have plans for him. Plans that Jason wants no part of. It’s a street brawl, and unlikely allies come together! Batman, Robin and The Red Hood must fight alongside one another in a knockdown, drag-out battle, taking on the people who sprung Jason Todd.
BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY #2 (OF 5)
Writer: Paul Dini
Artist: Carlos D’Anda
Amid the protests of both human rights groups and Bruce Wayne, a new Arkham rises. The Joker is scheduled to be its first inmate, but not if Harley Quinn has anything to say about it. Meanwhile, Batman’s suspicions lead him to investigate just who is really behind this new, more sprawling asylum and what their motivations might be.
Writer: Greg Rucka
Artist: J.J. Williams III
In these tales from DETECTIVE COMICS #854-860, now available in trade paperback, Batwoman battles a madwoman known only as Alice, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, who sees her life as a fairy tale and everyone around her as expendable extras! Batwoman must stop Alice from unleashing a toxic death cloud over all of Gotham City — but Alice has more up her sleeve than just poison, and Batwoman’s life will never be the same again.
BIRDS OF PREY #13
Writer: Gail Simone
Artist: Jesus Saiz
Things get ugly as The Birds of Prey are trapped in a cunning puzzle box of a skyscraper, pursued by a nightmarish killer who holds all the cards, leaving only the Huntress, the reluctant aide of Renee Montoya, and The Question to free them! And what effect does the death of Oracle have on the team as they race to escape from hell?
BOOSTER GOLD #45
Writer: Dan Jurgens
Artist: Dan Jurgens and Norm Rapmund
Booster knows that the Flashpoint world isn’t his own. But how does he get back? How does he make things right?
DC COMICS PRESENTS: IMPULSE
Writer: Todd Dezago
Artist: Ethan Van Sciver, Walter Simonson, Angel Unzueta and others
It’s Batman vs. The Joker – with Impulse caught in the middle! Plus, Impulse battles Kalibak, son of Darkseid – and meets Inertia, the Reverse-Impulse! Featuring art by Ethan Van Sciver, from IMPULSE #50-53!
DOC SAVAGE #15
Writer: J.G. jones
Artist: Dan Panosian
Doc and his team chase the mysterious blonde to Russia, where dead things seem to be coming back to life – including a giant, airplane-hating pterodactyl! Can Doc outfly the outdated beast in his jetpack and save the girl? It seems everyone is dying to get their hands on the Apis Bull – but what exactly will it unlock?
FLASHPOINT: CITIZEN COLD #1 (OF 3)
Writer: Scott Kolins
Artist: Scott Kolins
FLASH FACT! He loves someone he should not!
FLASHPOINT: DEATHSTROKE AND THE CURSE OF THE RAVAGER #1
Writer: Jimmy Palmiotti
Artist: Joe Bennett and John Dell
FLASH FACT! He will stop at nothing to find his lost treasure!
FLASHPOINT: EMPORER AQUAMAN #1 (OF 3)
Writer: Tony Bedard
Artist: Ardian Syaf and Vicente Cifuentes
FLASH FACT! He will drown the world – then rule it!
FLASHPOINT: FRANKENSTEIN AND THE CREATURES OF THE UNKNOWN #1 (OF 3)
Writer: Jeff Lemire
Artist: Ibraim Roberson
FLASH FACT! They can’t survive unless they find their maker!
GREEN LANTERN MOVIE PREQUEL: KILOWOG
Writer: Peter J. Tomasi
Artist: Adam Schlagman
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 MOVIE PREQUEL: TOMAR-RE
Writer: Marc Guggenheim
Artist: Cliff Richards
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)
RED ROBIN #24
Writer: Fabian Nicieza
Artist: Marcus To and Ray Mccarthy
To survive the Assassination Tournament, Red Robin must survive an attack from Scarab’s Covenant of Ka, make it to Russia in time to rescue a critically injured oligarch, track the mercenary Promise and come to an unexpected confrontation with the mysterious sister of Ra’s al Ghul!
SUPERMAN CHRONICLES VOL.9
Writer: Jerry Siegel
Artist: John Sikela, Ed Dobrothka & Leo Nowak
In this new volume of stories from ACTION COMICS #47-52, WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #6-7 and SUPERMAN #16-17, Superman battles Lex Luthor, Metallo, The Talon and The Human Bomb. With help from Lois Lane, he faces down crooked politicians and slumlords.
Writer: Joshua Hale Fialkov
Artist: Adriana Melo and 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
Writer: Eric Wallance
Artist: Fabrizio Fiorentino
As the Tattooed Man battles Vixen, Deathstroke and The Titans finally put aside their differences to escape the telepathic madman Drago. And if they do manage to meet up with Osiris and his sister Isis, will they be able to survive the long-awaited confrontation with the JLA?
THE TWILIGHT EXPERIMENT
Writer: Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti
Artist: Juan Santacruz
Collecting the acclaimed 6-issue miniseries! Serenity, once humanity’s greatest champion, died defending the world she loved. She left behind more than a legacy of heroism — she left a son. For eight years, Michael has lived on a space station orbiting Earth. Raised by a computer, possessed of strange powers and hypersensitive to light, is Michael at last ready to join the human race?