Flash Comics for March 2009

With Flash: Rebirth launching in April 2009, there won’t be an issue of The Flash in March, so Flash fans will have to rely on team books and collections for our speedster fix.

Team Books and Events

Justice League of America #31

Justice League of America #31Written by Dwayne McDuffie
Art by Ed Benes & Sandra Hope
Cover by Ed Benes

Death, destruction and betrayal! The fallout from Final Crisis leaves the Justice League of America on the brink of dissolution. Black Canary faces her greatest test as she tries to hold her devastated team together. Will those who remain be enough to save the world?

On sale March 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Justice Society of America #25

Justice Society of America #25Written by Geoff Johns & Jerry Ordway
Art by Jerry Ordway & Bob Wiacek
Cover by Alex Ross
Variant cover by Dale Eaglesham & Nathan Massengill

The “Black Adam and Isis” epic concludes here! With Billy Batson banished from the Rock of Eternity, the Justice Society calls upon an old friend to help in the battle against the Black Marvel family and stop Black Adam and Isis once and for all!

On sale March 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds#5

Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds #5Written by Geoff Johns
Art by George Pérez & Scott Koblish
Covers by George Pérez

This is it! The time-stopping finale to this Final Crisis tie-in arrives as Superman, Cosmic Boy, Lightning Lad and Saturn Girl battle Time Trapper while Prime and the Legion of Super-Villains engage in an all-out war with the Legions! Leading into the all-new Adventure Comics #1!

On sale March 25 • 5 of 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Titans #11

The Titans #11Written by Judd Winick
Art and cover by Howard Porter

Shaken by the loss of one of their teammates, the Titans attempt to regroup and move on. But they discover that their problems aren’t even close to over as their past comes back to haunt them in this prelude to the major “Deathtrap” crossover with Teen Titans starting next month!

On sale March 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Trinity #40-43

Written by Kurt Busiek and Fabian Nicieza
Art by Mark Bagley & Art Thibert, Scott McDaniel & Andy Owens, Tom Derenick & Wayne Faucher and Mike Norton & Ande Parks
Covers for issues #40-42 by Jesus Merino; cover for issue #43 by Shane Davis & John Dell

As the Dark Trinity’s all-out war reaches fever pitch, Krona rears his head with destructive consequences, and Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman face a world that’s changing all around them. Can they find a way back from exile? And even if they can, does the world have any hope of survival? Guest-starring everybody!

32 pg each, FC, $2.99 US

Other Continuities

Super Friends #13

Super Friends #13Written by Sholly Fisch
Art by Dario Brizuela
Cover by J. Bone

The Super Friends go for some circus fun under the big top! But if Abra Kadabra has his way, he’ll turn their day into a wash-out!
On sale March 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Tiny Titans #14

Tiny Titans #14Written by Art Baltazar & Franco
Art and cover by Art Baltazar

Welcome to the first official meeting of Pet Club on Paradise Island! But with the strict “no boys allowed” rule, what will Robin and the fellas do to join in? And mayhem ensues when Cyborg attempts to build a vacuum cleaner.
On sale March 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Collections (April and Later)

Justice Society of America: Thy Kingdom Come Part 1 TP

Justice Society of America: Thy Kingdom Come Part 1Written by Geoff Johns & Alex Ross
Art by Dale Eaglesham, Ruy Jose, Fernando Pasarin and Rodney Ramos
Cover by Alex Ross

Presenting a stunning new volume collecting Justice Society of America #7-12, featuring the start of the sequel to the classic Kingdom Come! Stranded from an alternate Earth plagued by heroes-gone-extreme, Kingdom Come Superman runs into a JSA he never knew.

Advance-solicited; on sale April 1 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Justice League of America: The Second Coming HC

Justice League of America: The Second ComingWritten by Dwayne McDuffie
Art and cover by Ed Benes

In this new hardcover collecting Justice League of America #22-26, Red Tornado discovers the culprit behind his recent malfunctions — and the ensuing confrontation leads to a massive battle between the JLA and one of their oldest adversaries. Meanwhile, Vixen and Animal Man struggle with their own super-abilities and challenge Anansi, a deadly being who warps the histories of every JLA member. It’s DC’s heaviest hitters as you’ve never seen them before!

Advance-solicited; on sale May 6 • 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Justice League Unlimited: Heroes TP

Justice League Unlimited: HeroesWritten by Adam Beechen, Mike McAvennie & Bill Williams
Art by Carlo Barberi, Rick Burchett, Leigh Gallagher, Sanford Green and others
Justice League Unlimited #23-29 are collected in this new title starring The World’s Greatest Super Heroes!

Advance-solicited; on sale April 8 • 144 pg, FC, $12.99 US

DC/WildStorm: Dreamwar TP

DC/Wildstorm: DreamwarWritten by Keith Giffen
Art by Lee Garbett & Trevor Scott
Cover by Mike McKone

The six-issue miniseries that pits the heroes of two universes against each other is collected! The WildStorm Universe is being torn apart — and when heroes from the DCU begin crossing over into their world, things go from bad to worse!

Advance solicited; on sale April 1 • 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Previously Announced for March

Showcase Presents: Justice League of America Vol.4

Written by Gardner Fox and Dennis O’Neil
Art by Mike Sekowsky, Dick Dillin, Sid Greene,
George Roussos and Joe Giella
Cover by Neal Adams

The JLA continues to fight evil in this new bargain-priced volume collection JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #61-83. These epic tales feature the JLA debuts of the Red Tornado and Black Canary, plus the annual adventure with the Justice Society of America!

Advance-solicited; on sale March 11 • 544 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

Super Friends: For Justice! (TP)

Written by Sholly Fisch
Art by Dario Brizuela, Joe Staton, Stewart McKay, Horacio Ottolini, Phil Moy and Mike DeCarlo
Cover by J. Bone

Stories from the first seven SUPER FRIENDS issues unite in a new collection of stories inspired by the red-hot line of action figures from Mattel! Filled with exciting, all-ages adventure, this volume features the Justice League facing some of their greatest foes, including Amazo and Gorilla Grodd!

Advance-solicited; on sale March 11 • 144 pg, FC, $12.99 US

The Brave and the Bold Vol.3: Demons and Dragons (HC)

Written by Mark Waid and Alan Brennert
Art by Scott Kolins, Jerry Ordway, Jim Aparo, Humberto Ramos, Oscar Jimenez and others
Cover by Scott Kolins

Superstar writer Mark Waid rounds out his run on The Brave and the Bold with this new hardcover! Collecting The Brave and the Bold #13-16 along with extra tales including The Brave and the Bold (Vol. 1) #181, The Flash (Vol.2) #107 and Impulse #17!

Advance-solicited; on sale March 25 • 168 pg, FC, $24.99 US

Notes: This includes the Jay Garrick/Batman team-up against the Samuroids from The Brave and the Bold #13. Interesting choices for the additional stories. Flash #107 was an “Underworld Unleashed” tie-in that had Wally West teaming up with Captain Marvel against the Shadow Thief. Impulse #17 was a fun team-up with Zatanna.

The Flash Archives Vol.5

Written by John Broome and Gardner Fox
Art by Carmine Infantino, Joe Giella and Murphy Anderson
Cover by Carmine Infantino and Joe Giella

The Fastest Man Alive takes on some of his greatest foes in this new Archive, including Captain Cold, Abra-Kadabra, Mirror Master, Pied Piper, Heat Wave and The Reverse Flash! Collecting THE FLASH #133-#141 from 1962-1963.
Advance-solicited; on sale March 18 • 248 pg, FC, $49.99 US.

Notes: And now we know for sure what’s included. It’s exactly what Keith Dallas predicted, plus one more issue — which features the first appearance of the Rogues’ tailor, Paul Gambi. Also: Amazon only wants $31.50 for pre-orders.

Justice League International Vol.4 (HC)

Written by Keith Giffen & J.M. DeMatteis
Art by Kevin Maguire, Ty Templeton, Mike McKone, Bill Willingham, Joe Rubinstein and Dick Giordano
Cover by Kevin Maguire & Joe Rubinstein

The 1980s adventures of the Justice League continue! This new volume collects Justice League International #23-25 and Justice League America #26-30.
Advance-solicited; on sale March 4 • 208 pg, FC, $24.99 US

Notes: The cover comes from an issue that set up Justice League International spinning off into Justice League America and Justice League Europe. Wally West made an appearance here before joining the JLE — the start of his long membership in the Justice League.


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