Dark Crisis: War Zone #1 Preview

DC has posted several preview pages from next week’s Dark Crisis one-shot, and you can see them at Adventures In Poor Taste. The preview features Iris West and Linda Park-West rescuing some children amidst the chaotic fighting between the heroes and Pariah’s Dark Army. Check it out at the link!

 

DARK CRISIS: WAR ZONE #1
Written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG, DELILAH S. DAWSON, JEREMY ADAMS, FRANK TIERI, and STEPHANIE WILLIAMS
Art by GEORGE KAMBADAIS, DANIEL BAYLISS, FERNANDO PASARIN, MATT RYAN, and SERG ACUÑA
Cover by RAFAEL SARMENTO
Variant cover by MARIO “FOX” FOCCILLO and PRASAD RAO
1:25 variant cover by DAN JURGENS, NORM RAPMUND, and ALEX SINCLAIR
$5.99 US | 48 pages | one-shot (all covers are card stock)
On sale 12/6/22
A BOOTS-ON-THE-GROUND VIEW OF DARK CRISIS!
As the Hall of Justice falls, get new perspectives on the various conflicts while the battles across Dark Crisis rage on! With the classic Justice League members gone, see how members of the next generation such as Red Canary and The Flash Family deal with the chaos in this key chapter of the saga leading into Dark Crisis #7.

DC’s February 2023 Solicitations

DC has posted its full complement of solicitations for February 2023, and here are all the ones relating to the Flash. That month sees the spotlight on Judy Garrick and her father Jay in Stargirl: The Lost Children, while “The One-Minute War” continues in the Flash solo book. And there will apparently be some Flash participation in DC’s upcoming “Lazarus Planet” event.

You can see the solicitations in full at Newsarama.

THE FLASH #792
Written by JEREMY ADAMS
Pencils and inks by ROGER CRUZ and WELLINGTON DIAS
Cover by TAURIN CLARKE
Variant cover by DANIEL BAYLISS
Variant cover by SERG ACUÑA
1:25 variant cover by SCOTT KOLINS
1:50 foil variant cover by TAURIN CLARKE
Black History Month variant cover by MATEUS MANHANINI
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/7/23
“The One-Minute War” part three! The Flash Family is in dire straits as the Fraction begin their takeover. Looking for a way to push them back, Impulse has an idea…the kind of idea that usually gets people in trouble. It’s up to Kid Flash to keep him company on a daring mission that could help turn the tide against this extraterrestrial threat!

THE FLASH #793
Written by JEREMY ADAMS
Pencils and inks by ROGER CRUZ and WELLINGTON DIAS
Cover by TAURIN CLARKE
Variant cover by MARCO D’ALFONSO
Variant cover by DANIEL BAYLISS
1:25 variant cover by SCOTT KOLINS
1:50 foil variant cover by TAURIN CLARKE
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/21/23
“The One-Minute War” part four! After the deadly impact of the Fraction’s arrival, the Flash Family must come together and figure out what is going on and how to stop this speedster invasion!

LAZARUS PLANET: DARK FATE #1
Written by TIM SEELEY, JOSHUA WILLIAMSON, DENNIS CULVER, A.L. KAPLAN, and ALYSSA WONG
Art by BALDEMAR RIVAS, CHRIS BURNHAM, A.L. KAPLAN, and HAINING
Cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ
Variant cover by AL BARRIONUEVO
Variant cover by IBRAHIM MOUSTAFA
Variant cover by HAINING
1:25 variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM and NICK FILARDI
1:50 foil variant cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ
$4.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/14/23
NEW THREATS WILL RISE!
When the Lazarus storm touches down, people from every walk of life stand to be affected. People who are kind, people who are good…and people who are evil. This epic issue will spotlight the many disastrous new villains created by the Lazarus event and the heroes who stand ready to stop them from doing harm to others! What sinister threat brings a new chapter to the Doom Patrol saga? Can a new hero channel the inexorable Still Force energy to fend off evil? What lurks in the corners of the Spirit World for new character Xanthe? And what early clue to the new direction in Arkham Tower will spell disaster for Gotham City?

LAZARUS PLANET: OMEGA #1
Written by MARK WAID and GENE LUEN YANG
Art by RICCARDO FEDERICI, BILLY TAN, and more
Cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ
Variant covers by LEE GARBETT, BEN OLIVER, ARIEL COLÓN, FELIPE MASSAFERA, and JEN BARTEL
1:25 variant cover by PETE WOODS
1:50 variant cover by HÉLÈNE LENOBLE
1:100 foil variant cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ
Team variant cover by TIAGO DA SILVA ($8.99 US)
Lucky Red Envelope variant cover by BERNARD CHANG
Black History Month variant cover by EDWIN GALMON
$5.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/21/23
FATE AND FURY.
The Devil Nezha and his son are at war—with all of humanity caught in the middle! The Lazarus storms are intensifying worldwide, Earth’s superheroes are on the ropes, and Batman is living on borrowed time. It’s up to Zatanna, the Spectre, the Demon, Klarion, and the rest of the DCU’s magic users to join Damian Wayne and set things right—but to do that, they’ll have to uncover Nezha’s final, explosive secret! Plus: Dreamer has rescued Doctor Fate’s helmet from destruction…but why does it keep glowing like that? The Dawn of the DCU begins as the Lazarus Planet saga crashes to a close!

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #4
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by MIKEL JANÍN
Variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
1:25 variant cover by JAY HERO
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 12 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/28/23
Helena’s journey through time continues! Each new time period gives her one more piece of the puzzle, but is Degaton too far ahead in his quest to eradicate the JSA to be stopped? Is this truly the end of the Justice Society?

STARGIRL: THE LOST CHILDREN #4
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by TODD NAUCK
Variant cover by MARIA LAURA SANAPO
1:25 variant cover by TODD NAUCK
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/21/23
Courtney and the missing sidekicks are on a mission to bust out their friends from the Childminder’s stronghold, but a plan is hard to come by. Have no fear, Hypertime’s greatest protector is here to lend a hand: Corky Baxter, Time Master! Meanwhile, Emiko learns the secret history of Judy Garrick, the lost daughter of Jay and Joan Garrick!

SUPERMAN: SPACE AGE #3
Written by MARK RUSSELL
Art and cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
Variant cover by JOE QUINONES
1:25 variant cover by NICK DERINGTON
$9.99 US | 80 pages | 3 of 3 | Prestige | (all covers are card stock)
ON SALE 2/21/23
The end is nigh! As red skies reign, Superman does what he can to make the world a better place for as long as it continues to exist. But money is power in the greed-driven decade of the ’80s, and villains like Lex Luthor seem poised to win in the end. Little do they know, there are bigger things to worry about and the hero they’ve grown to hate is their only hope against this crisis! Don’t miss the thrilling finale of this soon-to-be classic miniseries!

DCEASED: WAR OF THE UNDEAD GODS #7
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Pencils by TREVOR HAIRSINE
Inks by ANDY LANNING
Cover by HOWARD PORTER
Homage variant cover by BEN OLIVER
Acetate variant cover by KAEL NGU
1:25 variant cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
1:50 variant cover by SUN KHAMUNAKI
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 7 of 8 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/21/23
Some of the most powerful entities in existence are now slaves to the Anti-Life. Undead Darkseid’s forces have spread the virus across whole galaxies. Even Kryptonians and the Flashes may be too slow in the race to cure worlds before everything is overwhelmed. The final stand for the universe begins.

INFINITE FRONTIER
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art by XERMÁNICO, JESÚS MERINO, PAUL PELLETIER, and others
Cover by MITCH GERADS
$29.99 US | 352 pages | Softcover | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | ISBN: 978-1-77951-998-6
ON SALE 3/28/23
When our heroes saved the Multiverse from Perpetua in Dark Nights: Death Metal, everything was put back where it belonged…and we do mean everything. All the damage from all the Crises was undone, and heroes long thought gone returned from whatever exile they had been in. Most of them, at least. Includes Infinite Frontier #0–6 and Infinite Frontier: Secret Files #1 written by Joshua Williamson (The Flash) with striking art by Xermánico, Jesus Merino, Paul Pelletier, and more!

JSA BY GEOFF JOHNS BOOK FIVE
Written by GEOFF JOHNS and DAVID GOYER
Art by RAGS MORALES, LEONARD KIRK, DON KRAMER, and SAL VELLUTO
Cover by CARLOS PACHECO and JESÚS MERINO
$39.99 US | 416 pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | Softcover | ISBN: 978-1-77952-164-4
ON SALE 3/14/2023
In “Princes of Darkness,” an insane Alan Scott and the evil wizard Mordru plunge the world into darkness, civil war, and chaos, and the Crimson Avenger wreaks havoc on all those she perceives to be sinners. Then, Black Adam brings old-world justice to Kahndaq as Hawkman seizes control of the JSA and brings them to the turbulent Middle East for an epic battle in “Black Reign”! JSA by Geoff Johns Book Five collects JSA #46-58 and Hawkman #23-25.

LEGENDS OF THE DC UNIVERSE: CARMINE INFANTINO
Written by GARDNER FOX, JOHN BROOME, ROBERT KANIGHER, and others
Art by CARMINE INFANTINO and others
Cover by CARMINE INFANTINO
$49.99 US | 408 pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | Hardcover | ISBN: 978-1-77952-166-8
ON SALE 3/28/23
DC celebrates the work of artist and former DC publisher Carmine Infantino in this collection of stories pulled from his decades-spanning career. Features selections from All-Star Comics #40; Flash Comics #86 and #90; All-American Comics #95; Comic Cavalcade #28; Sensation Comics #87; Mystery in Space #3; Secret Hearts #8; The Adventures of Rex the Wonder Dog #4; Showcase #4; Western Comics #73; The Flash #112 and #123; The Brave and the Bold #49; Detective Comics #327; Strange Adventures #205; The House of Mystery #296; DC Comics Presents #73; Secret Origins #17; and Danger Trail #1-4.

FLASHPOINT (2023 EDITION)
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by ANDY KUBERT and SANDRA HOPE
$19.99 US | 176 pages | Softcover | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″
ISBN: 978-1-77951-727-2
ON SALE 5/30/23
Offered again! Before you see the movie, read the graphic novel that inspired the upcoming film The Flash. Barry Allen protects the innocent and battles evil as the Flash—the world’s fastest man. But this is not the world he knew. This is a world where Themyscira and Atlantis are at war, where Batman uses deadly force, and where the Fastest Man Alive is just another man. Powerless and alone, Barry Allen remembers reality as it once was. Now he must convince its strange, dangerous heroes to rally to his cause and set the world to rights.
Collects Flashpoint #1-5.

MULTIVERSITY: TEEN JUSTICE
Written by IVAN COHEN and DANNY LORE
Art by MARCO FAILLA and LUCIANO VECCHIO
Cover by EDDY BARROWS
$16.99 US | 176 pages | Softcover | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | ISBN: 978-1-77951-996-2
ON SALE 3/21/23
Kid Quick—the Future State Flash—and their fellow heroes Supergirl, Robin, Aquagirl, Klarienne the Witch Girl, and Troy take center stage in a miniseries that rocks Earth-11 to its core! What is Sister Blood’s true mission among the lost souls of New York City? Can Teen Justice get through their growing pains fast enough to learn the answer in time to stop it? And what role will the mysterious Raven—the brooding hero who has refused to join the team in the past—play in the ultimate battle? The secrets of Earth-11’s newest heroes and villains unfold in DC’s most exciting new team title!
Collects Multiversity: Teen Justice #1-6, along with Teen Justice’s first appearance from DC’s Very Merry Multiverse and a story from DC Pride 2022!

THE FLASH: THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE
Written by KENNY PORTER
Art by RICARDO LÓPEZ ORTIZ, JUAN FERREYRA, and JASON HOWARD
Cover by MAX FIUMARA
$14.99 US | 136 pages | Softcover | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″
ISBN: 978-1-77951-790-6
ON SALE 5/16/23
Race through the streets of Central City in this lead-up to the hotly anticipated blockbuster The Flash! After Barry Allen’s adventure with the Justice League, he’s determined to become a truly skilled and inspirational hero. But new threats are arising all around Central City. Barry will need to master his powers, and fast, to face down the likes of Girder, Tarpit, and the Top!
Collecting issues #1-3 of The Flash: The Fastest Man Alive.

THE FLASH: THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE BOX SET
$50.00 US | 448 pages | Softcover
ISBN: 978-1-77952-347-1
ON SALE 6/20/23
Read the stories that inspired or were influenced by the motion picture The Flash, directed by Andy Muschietti (It). This box set contains three softcover versions of graphic novels starring the Scarlet Speedster and the Dark Knight—The Flash: The Fastest Man Alive, Flashpoint, and Batman: The 1989 Movie Adaptation.

“Rogues to Redemption” Review of THE FLASH 788

Gregory Wolfe, the corrupt warden of Iron Heights, has won the election to be Mayor of Central City. This can’t be good news – and indeed it is very bad news for Wally West. The idea of who is the good guy in town gets flipped upside down as we start “Rogues to Redemption” here in issue 788. Wanna know more? Follow us after the jump!

SPOILERS AHEAD!

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Flash #788 Preview

DC has posted several pages from next week’s issue of The Flash, and you can see them at Adventures In Poor Taste. The preview features the Rogues being deputized by the new mayor of Central City, and some exciting good news for Wally and Linda. Check it out at the link!

 

THE FLASH #788
Written by JEREMY ADAMS
Pencils and inks by FERNANDO PASARIN and MATT RYAN
Cover by TAURIN CLARKE
Variant cover by GEORGE KAMBADAIS
’90s Cover Month variant cover by TODD NAUCK
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 11/15/22
When Gregory Wolfe wins the mayorship of Central City, he implements a radical agenda to instill order…including deputizing the Rogues to enforce the law and ridding the city of its well-known vigilante—the Flash!

The Flash: The Fastest Man Alive #3 Preview

DC has posted two preview pages from next week’s Flash movie prequel comic, and you can see them at Adventures In Poor Taste. This is the third and final prequel issue, and features the Top as a weapons-dealing focal villain. Check it out at the link!

 

THE FLASH: THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE #3
Written by KENNY PORTER
Art and cover by JASON HOWARD
Variant cover by SCOTT KOLINS
1:25 pencil variant cover by JORGE CORONA
1:50 foil variant cover by JORGE CORONA
$5.99 US | 48 pages | 3 of 3 | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 11/8/22
Barry has learned to control his powers and is finally starting to feel like the hero he’s always dreamed he could be. But then a showboating new villain going by the name of the Top shows up looking to test his abilities and make some cash selling his weapons after showing how they can take out the Flash! Barry will need to use every skill he’s picked up along the way if he’s going to stop this topsy-turvy terror!

The New Golden Age #1 Preview

DC has posted several preview pages from next week’s The New Golden Age one-shot, and you can see them at Adventures In Poor Taste. This issue kicks off DC’s big return of the JSA, and will delve into the mystery of the missing Golden Age sidekicks — including young Judy Garrick — which has been teased for over a year now. And the JSA maxi-series will begin later this month.

Check it out at the link!

THE NEW GOLDEN AGE #1
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by STEVE LIEBER, JERRY ORDWAY, and DIEGO OLORTEGUI
Cover by MIKEL JANÍN
Variant covers by GARY FRANK, TODD NAUCK, MICHAEL ALLRED, and DAVID TALASKI
1:25 variant cover by DAN HIPP
1:50 foil variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
1:100 foil variant cover by DAVID TALASKI
$4.99 US | 48 pages | One-shot | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 11/8/22
From the Justice Society of America to the Legion of Super-Heroes, The New Golden Age will unlock DC’s epic and secret-ridden history of heroism, launching a new group of titles set firmly in the DC Universe. From the 1940s to the 3040s, heroes take on the great evils of their time. But in the aftermath of Flashpoint Beyond, those heroes and villains will have their lives turned upside down. DC’s future…and its past…will never be the same again. But how are Mime and Marionette connected to this? Why are Rip Hunter and the Time Masters the most unlikable heroes in the DC Universe? And who or what is…Nostalgia? Don’t miss the start of the strangest mystery to have ever plagued the DC Universe.