February 5, 2013

This Week: Smallville Impulse + Demons, Mirrors & Inertia

Category: Out This Week — By @ 11:12 pm

Smallville Season 11 #10 Final

“Haunted,” guest-starring Impulse, continues in Smallville Season 11 #10, collecting January’s digital chapters in print. Superman and Impulse try to discover just what horror lurks at the edge of super-speed, Lex Luthor battles for control of his own mind, and Chloe explores the mystery of her Earth-2 counterpart. Superman Homepage has a preview available.

Written by Bryan Q. Miller. Art by Jorge Jimenez. Colored by Carrie Strachan. Cover by Scott Kolins

The next digital chapter appears on Friday.

Earth2 #9

Earth 2 #9: “DR. FATE makes his Earth 2 debut! Supernatural powers are emerging on Earth 2, and that means new heroes on the scene—not to mention new villains! Plus: The debut of the new Wotan!” Preview at IGN. Written by James Robinson. Art by Nicola Scott & Trevor Scott.

Jay Garrick doesn’t seem to be having a good day, does he?

As far as digital backissues go, we have two Flash and two Impulse issues:

Flash #104: Part 2 of 2, as Wally and Linda work through their relationship troubles to investigate a cult’s plan to raise a demon. Mark Waid & Michael Jan Friedman with Roger Robinson & Jason Rodriquez.

Flash #105: Wally West is trapped in the Mirror Master’s dimension, as the Rogue convinces him to help locate someone he lost touch with. (This cover references the Silver Age Flash #105, the first issue of the 1959 series.) Mark Waid & Michael Jan Friedman with Ron Lim & Mark Stegbauer.

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Impulse #51: “Bart searches for a rare comic book for Preston’s birthday (AFTER-LIFE AVENGER #16) and stumbles across the son of the Silver Fog, who is a disgruntled action figure collector.” (comics.org) Todd Dezago & Ethan van Sciver.

Impulse #52: After studying Impulse, Inertia makes his move, arranging for Kalibak to keep Max Mercury distracted while he goes after Bart himself. Todd Dezago & Ethan van Sciver.

Impulse 51