This Week (Jan 21): Emergency Stop, Justice League and Lightning

The new Flash material coming out this week is in Justice League of America and the second-to-last chapter of Tangent: Superman’s Reign, but there are three collections coming out: two softcover, one hardcover.

The Flash: Emergency Stop TP

At last, DC collects the fast-paced 1990s epic by Grant Morrison (Final Crisis) and Mark Millar (Civil War) from The Flash #130-135! Confined to a wheelchair after a run-in with the mystery villain known only as The Suit, how can The Flash protect Keystone City from evil run amok?

144 pg, FC, $12.99 US. Written by Grant Morrison & Mark Millar.
Art by Paul Ryan & John Nyberg. Cover by Steve Lightle. More info on the Morrison/Millar Run, and order from Amazon.

Tangent: Superman’s Reign #11 of 12

Written by Dan Jurgens and Ron Marz
Art by Carlos Magno & Julio Ferreira and Andie Tong & Mark McKenna
Cover by Ivan Reis & Joe Prado

In this penultimate issue, the Justice League of America is defeated as Tangent Superman has conquered the DC Universe by setting the Ultra-Humanite loose on the populace. Is anyone left to challenge the Tangent Man of Telekinesis? Or has the mad dictator truly won?

11 of 12, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Justice League of America #29

Written by Dwayne McDuffie
Art and cover by Ed Benes

A “Faces of Evil” issue! Dr. Light’s powers are fully restored, but at what cost? Meanwhile, with the Shadow Cabinet out of the way, Shadow Thief is more powerful than ever. But even if the JLA manages to stop him, there’s still the little problem of Starbreaker, who is one step closer to consuming the sun.

32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Justice League of America: The Lightning Saga TP

Written by Brad Meltzer & Geoff Johns
Art by Ed Benes, Shane Davis, Dale Eaglesham, Jim Lee, Adam Kubert, George Perez and others Cover by Alex Ross

Two super-teams join forces in this volume collecting JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #0 and #8-12 and JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #5-6! The JLA has discovered the presence of several members of the Legion of Super-Heroes in the present!

224 pg, FC, $12.99 US

Justice League of America: Sanctuary (Hardcover)

The Justice League face off with the Suicide Squad when a cabal of Super-Villains turn themselves over to the Super Heroes for protection – much to the chagrin of Amanda Waller and her super-team. Tying directly into Salvation Run, this volume collects Justice League of America #17-21 and also features a team-up between Wonder Woman and The Flash drawn by The Flash: Rebirth artist Ethan Van Sciver!

Written by Dwayne McDuffie and Alan Burnett.
Art by Ed Benes & Sandra Hope, Jonboy Meyers & Serge LaPointe, Carlos Pacheco and Ethan Van Sciver.
Cover by Ed Benes.