April 17, 2014
DC Comics has announced a new Earth 2 weekly series over at Nerdist: World’s End. Set in the present-day DC Universe (or multiverse, more precisely), it will also relate to the five-years-later events of Future’s End. The series will be written by Daniel H. Wilson, Tom Taylor, Paul Levitz, Marguerite Bennet, and Mike Johnson, with art by Eddy Barrows, Jorge Jimenez, Stephen Segovia, Paulo Siqeira, and Tyler Kirkham.
As Earth 2 burns under the fires and fury of Apokolips, the planet’s few heroes unite to wage a futile war for survival against a dark god of unimaginable and unmatched power.
No word yet on whether the monthly Earth 2 series will end to make way for World’s End, but it seems likely.
Head over to Nerdist for a more detailed view of the preview art by Ben Oliver. Even if a certain modern-day Mercury seems to be missing…
April 14, 2014
Flash TV News reports that the Flash TV pilot is screening today at the studio. We should know by May 15 whether the show gets picked up for a fall 2014 series.
April 10, 2014
New Flash writers Robert Venditti and Van Jensen are featured today at Comic Book Resources in an interview about their plans for Wally West, the Rogues and more as their run begins with issue #30 on April 30. While some parts of Wally’s New 52 debut are still secret, we get a sense of the imporance of his relationship with Barry…and how long they plan to keep Wally as a big part of the series. Follow the jump to get the details!
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The first issue of The Flash by the new creative team won’t hit shelves until the end of the month, but DC has released a preview already (Newsarama). The issue opens five years into the future, with the Flash making a horrifying discovery, before the story jumps back to the present day.
THE FLASH #30
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI and VAN JENSEN
Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 MAD Variant cover
On sale APRIIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
An all-new creative team makes its debut to show the deadly consequences of The Flash’s speed powers. During the traumatic events of FOREVER EVIL, Central City suffered the worst that the Crime Syndicate could dish out. Now The Flash has returned to make things right, but there are limits to what even the Fastest Man Alive can do!
March 25, 2014
Incoming Flash writers Robert Venditti and Van Jensen are featured today over at Newsarama in a thorough interview on their approach to and plans for their run, which begins in April with issue #30.
The two touch on their plans for the reintroduction of Wally West, as well as their focus on Barry Allen’s law-enforcement methods and the unique identity of Central City. Follow the jump for the latest!
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March 24, 2014
DC Comics has a preview of Forever Evil: Rogues Rebellion #6, the conclusion of the miniseries.
The Rogues battle Gorilla Grodd, Parasite and a slew of the Crime Syndicate’s co-opted thugs in the ruins of the Gem Cities. The outcome doesn’t look good for the Rogues, but these blue-collar opportunists never back away from a fight! Look for FOREVER EVIL: ROGUES REBELLION #6, written by Brian Buccellato and illustrated by Scott Hepburn, this Wednesday.
The issue arrives in stores on Wednesday, along with Flash #29. A preview of Flash was released last Friday.