January 7, 2014

Scribblenauts/Flash of Two Worlds Cover for Earth 2 #19

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DC Comics has released a preview of Earth 2 #19, including the Scribblenauts variant cover…one which should look very familiar to Flash fans:

Earth 2 #19 Scribblenauts Variant: Flash of Two Worlds

It’s an homage to the classic Flash #123 cover, featuring Barry Allen and Jay Garrick…but this time it’s their New 52 versions as seen through the Scribblenauts style.

November 4, 2013

Celebrating the Flash Covers of Nick Cardy (1920 – 2013)

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The comic book world is remembering one of the greats today: the legendary Nick Cardy passed away last night at the age of 93.  He leaves a legacy of timeless work at DC Comics and beyond.

Known mainly for his eye-popping, dynamic and even psychedelic cover art on the original Teen Titans series, the Superman family of titles and Aquaman, Cardy was also an incredible interior artist.  He amassed over 330 story credits between DC and Quality Comics, including a plotting credit on three issues of Bat Lash.  From romance titles to westerns to superheroes, Cardy captured the wild imagination and design perfection embodied by the greatest of DC Comics’ concepts and characters.

Cardy’s work graced the cover of Flash 17 times.  Here, we present all 17 covers in order of publication, as well as some select sketches and Teen Titans covers.  Thank you, Mr. Cardy, for these eternal classics!

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October 31, 2013

Happy Halloween

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Blackest Night: The Flash #2

October 2, 2013

This Week: Forever Evil, Impulse vs. the Joker (sort of)

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Forever Evil #2 starring Johnny Quick, Ultraman and Superwoman

Forever Evil #2 is out this week, with a cover focusing on the Crime Syndicate’s evil Johnny Quick and the Teen Titans’ attempt to fight back now that the villains have taken over the world. It doesn’t look like that goes too well for the Titans.

Earth 2 #16 is out as well, closing out the war against Steppenwolf and the Hunger Dogs and revealing the identity of Brutal.

And in digital re-releases at ComiXology:

Impulse #79. This was a tie-in to the “Joker’s Last Laugh” event in which Joker thought he was dying, so he used a drug to transform villains all over the DCU into insane, smiling, “Jokerized” versions of themselves. Here, it’s an old foe of Max Mercury called Dr. Ether.

July 8, 2013

Flash #24 and Teen Titans #24 Covers and Solicitations

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Flash #24

DC’s October 2013 solicitations are up, including The Flash #24!

Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
1:25 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
On sale OCTOBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Barry’s battle against the Reverse-Flash ends with major revelations and The Flash facing an impossible challenge!

On a related note, does anyone recognize the green-costumed figure fighting with Kid Flash on this Teen Titans #24 cover? I wonder if we’re looking at the arrival of Inertia in the New 52… Read the rest of this entry »

Covers: Justice League 3000 #1 & Forever Evil #2 (UPDATED)

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Justice League 3000 #1

DC has released a handful of October covers through Newsarama, including the first issue of the Giffen/DeMatteis/Maguire Justice League 3000 featuring future versions of Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, Flash and Green Lantern; and the second issue of Forever Evil, featuring Captain Cold, Lex Luthor, Sinestro and other villains including…Batman?

The Flash of Justice League 3000 has previously been discussed; while DC isn’t revealing the identity of any of the future Leaguers yet, we do know he’s not Wally West or Lightning Lad.

Update: The full solicitations are up.

Art and cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
1:50 B&W Variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
On sale OCTOBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Don’t miss the debut of the new series starring the heroes of today—tomorrow! But what are they doing in the year 3000? And who (or what) brought them there? Get ready for a double dose of wonder as only the stellar creative team of Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis and Kevin Maguire can deliver!

As for Forever Evil, October also sees the launch of the Forever Evil: Rogues Rebellion miniseries. MTV Geek unveiled the first cover and interviewed Brian Buccellato about the series last week.

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