Monthly Archives: September 2019

Flash Forward #1 Preview

DC has posted the preview for this week’s Flash Forward #1, and you can read it at Den of Geek. It’s the beginning of the Wally West solo adventures in the Multiverse, which stems from the contentious Heroes In Crisis miniseries. Check out the pages at the link and see what you think.

 

FLASH FORWARD #1
written by SCOTT LOBDELL
art by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
cover by EVAN “DOC” SHANER
variant cover by INHYUK LEE
blank variant cover
His name is Wally West—and he was the Fastest Man Alive. That is, until the Multiverse was rewritten without him or his family in it. Wally returned and tried to make it work, but the damage was done. Spinning out of the events of HEROES IN CRISIS, follow the man who called himself Flash on an adventure to find redemption in a cosmos that has fought so hard to destroy him.
ON SALE 09.18.19
$3.99 US | 1 OF 6 | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T+
This issue will ship with three covers.
Please see the order form for details.

“Death of the Speed Force” Part Three – Review of THE FLASH #78

The presence of all the new forces (Strength, Still, Sage) is causing the Speed Force to fade away. Barry and all the speedsters are getting slower. Without something to turn things around, the Speed Force itself will die! Who can save the Speed Force? By now we have that answer – but the presence of [REDACTED] places all other force users in danger! Barry is once again trying to save everyone, but that plan is quickly falling apart. That’s where we pick up in THE FLASH #78 – want to know more? Follow us after the jump!

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DC’s December 2019 Solicitations

DC has released the full complement of solicitations for December 2019, and here are all the ones relating to the Flash. We’ll be seeing more of the upgraded Rogues tearing things up that month as they fight amongst themselves, and the Wally West Flash Forward series continues with images from his past.

You can see the solicits in their entirety at CBR.

THE FLASH #84
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by CHRISTIAN DUCE
cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
card stock variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
“Rogues’ Reign” part three! The Speed Force is out of control, but the Flash must learn to harness it again if he’s to stand a chance against the powered-up Rogues! With the freshly crowned King Cold leading the charge to hunt the speedster down, all hope seems lost…or is it? An unexpected ally and the save of a lifetime comes to our hero in the form of one of Cold’s oldest and most trusted friends—is this icy betrayal what the scarlet speedster needs to turn the tide and set the world right?
ON SALE 12.11.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
FC|DC
This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

THE FLASH #85
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by CHRISTIAN DUCE
cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
card stock variant cover by KAARE ANDREWS
“Rogues’ Reign” part four! An out-of-control Flash must figure out a way to harness his powers, because he’s about to face the villain who flipped his world upside down— Mirror Master! Our hero has only one hope of survival—the Rogues are warring with each other and their forces are split. But while Barry struggles with his own abilities, are the Rogues headed for a reconciliation that would make stopping any of them that much harder?
ON SALE 01.01.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
FC|DC
This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
This cover was previously slated to run on THE FLASH #83.

FLASH FORWARD #4
written by SCOTT LOBDELL
art by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
cover by EVAN “DOC” SHANER
variant cover by INHYUK LEE
On Wally West’s journey into the depths of the Multiverse, he’s run across vampires and hellhounds and his own ghosts from the past…but nothing has prepared him for this next stop on his journey. In this issue, the mysterious world that is causing the Dark Multiverse to bleed into our own will be revealed, and you will not believe what connection it has to the Fastest Man Alive…
ON SALE 12.18.19
$3.99 US |4 OF 6|32 PAGES
FC|DC
This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

TEEN TITANS #37
written by ADAM GLASS
art and cover by BERNARD CHANG
variant cover by KHARY RANDOLPH
The identity of the Other is revealed at last! But what plans do they have for the Teen Titans? And what will happen to Crush now that she’s fully under Lobo’s control? Answers to all this and more inside a special story over a year in the making!
ON SALE 12.18.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC|DC
This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

YOUNG JUSTICE #11
written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
art and cover by JOHN TIMMS
card stock variant cover by NICK BRADSHAW
Young Justice returns! Home! To Earth! Finally! Just in time to confront all of their big issues—like S.T.A.R. Labs! Moms and dads! Naomi! Jinny Hex’s trunk! And yes, each other! This starts the wild wind-up to Wonder Comics’ first year as the truth behind S.T.A.R. Labs and the reunion of Young Justice is revealed!
ON SALE 12.04.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
FC|DC
This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #37
written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
art by JORGE JIMENEZ
cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL
“Justice/Doom War” part eight! The Justice League is making their final push against Perpetua, but some players they previously counted as allies may have been working for the other side the whole time! Who among Perpetua’s children will betray them and join Lex Luthor’s war on justice?
ON SALE 12.04.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC|DC
This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #38
written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
art by JORGE JIMENEZ
cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL
“Justice/Doom War” finale! Lex Luthor is triumphant. Perpetua is back to full power and ready to take on the Multiverse, to bend and twist the whole of existence to suit Doom. Has the Justice League finally come up against a foe they can’t defeat? Perpetua is the mother of their universe after all, the original creator. In war, there can only be one winner, and it just may be Doom’s turn to collect the spoils. This issue leads directly into Year of the Villain: Hell Arisen #1!
ON SALE 12.18.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC|DC
This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

ACTION COMICS #1018
written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
art and cover by JOHN ROMITA JR. and KLAUS JANSON
card stock variant cover by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO
One of the biggest Superman stories of all time continues in “Metropolis Doom” part two! War and chaos strikes the heart of Metropolis. The Invisible Mafia, Lex Luthor, and the Legion of Doom all stand their ground to take over Metropolis. Superstar writer Brian Michael Bendis reunites with comic art legends John Romita Jr. and Klaus Janson to bring you a Superman story for the ages! Guest starring the Justice League, Young Justice, and more!
ON SALE 01.01.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
FC|DC
This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
This variant cover was originally slated to run on issue #1015

NEW YEAR’S EVIL #1
written by KURT BUSIEK, GABRIEL HARDMAN, CORRINA BECHKO, VITA AYALA, DAN WATTERS, and others
art by DALE EAGLESHAM, GABRIEL HARDMAN, SUMIT KUMAR, ELENA CASAGRANDE, and others
cover by JIM CHEUNG
Why hello there, readers! It’s your Uncle Joker letting you know that this year’s DC winter holiday special is not for the good guys. It’s all about the folks on Santa’s naughty list! Folks like me, Sinestro, Toyman, Harley Quinn, and even an appearance from that timely rascal the Calendar Man. Come sledding with your favorite villains in 10 fantastic tales created by comics’ finest talents. They’re not as funny as me, mind you, but it’s important that we be charitable this time of year.
ONE-SHOT
PRESTIGE FORMAT
ON SALE 12.04.19
$9.99 US | 80 PAGES
FC|DC

HARLEY QUINN: VILLAIN OF THE YEAR #1
written by MARK RUSSELL
art by MIKE NORTON
cover by AMANDA CONNER
blank variant cover
Harley Quinn hosts “Villainy’s Biggest Night” as the DCU’s most dastardly gather at the Hall of Doom to do what they do best—congratulate themselves! But one villain has a secret plan, fueled by years of being overlooked by his peers, and the burning desire to receive the praise he so rightly deserves… Don’t miss out on a one-of-a-kind comic book experience, with the winners decided by you, the fans! Who will be crowned DC’s Villain of the Year? Go to dcvillainoftheyear.com for more information!
ONE-SHOT
ON SALE 12.11.19
$4.99 US |40 PAGES |FC |DC
This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #8 FACSIMILE EDITION
written by MARV WOLFMAN
art by GEORGE PEREZ and JERRY ORDWAY
cover by GEORGE PEREZ
Witness the final fate of the Flash! The key chapter of DC’s Multiverse-shattering miniseries is reprinted in a new facsimile edition, timed with the “Crisis on Infinite Earths” crossover between DC’s CW TV shows. In “A Flash of the Lightning,” one of the most famous superhero death stories in comic book history, Barry Allen risks everything to save billions—sacrificing his own life to stop the Anti-Monitor’s antimatter cannon.
ON SALE 12.04.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC|DC

THE FLASH GIANT #2
Includes new stories plus classic reprints!
ON SALE 12.04.19 | $4.99 US | FC | 96 PAGES | DC

DOLLAR COMICS: THE FLASH #164
written by GEOFF JOHNS
art by ANGEL UNZUETA and DOUG HAZLEWOOD
cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
Reprinted to coincide with The Flash Vol. 11: The Greatest Trick of All.
ON SALE 12.18.19
$1.00 US |48 PAGES |FC |DC

THE FLASH VOL. 11: THE GREATEST TRICK OF ALL HC
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by SCOTT KOLINS
cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
Barry arrives back home from his Force Quest to discover something in his city is…off. The people of Central City are all acting strangely, even those closest to him. He better figure things out, because the Trickster has welcomed the Scarlet Speedster back home with an impossible choice: save the people of Central City, or let the villain who caused it all escape to wreak havoc another day. Collects The Flash #66-69 and Annual #2.
ON SALE 02.05.20
$24.99 US | 144 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1779500328

BATMAN BEYOND VOL. 6: DIVIDE, CONQUER AND KILL TP
written by DAN JURGENS
art by RICK LEONARDI and others
cover by CHRIS SAMNEE
A mysterious new villain known as the Splitt is preying on Neo-Gotham. Only Batman is capable of stopping him, but Terry McGinnis isn’t getting help from Bruce Wayne, who is too busy lavishing cash all over the city to support Terry. Will even the combined forces of Batman and the Flash be enough to stop Splitt—and the mysterious False Face? Collects issues #31-36.
ON SALE 01.29.20
$16.99 US | 144 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-9547-9

JUSTICE LEAGUE: ORIGIN DELUXE EDITION HC
written by GEOFF JOHNS
art by JIM LEE, SCOTT WILLIAMS, GENE HA, CARLOS D’ANDA, IVAN REIS and others
cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Collecting the blockbuster DC: The New 52 series in a deluxe edition for the first time! In a world where inexperienced superheroes operate under a cloud of suspicion, loner vigilante Batman has stumbled upon a dark evil that threatens to destroy the Earth. Faced with a threat beyond anything he can handle on his own, the Dark Knight must trust Superman, the Flash, Cyborg, Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, and Aquaman— but can they put aside their differences to save the world? Collects Justice League #1-12.
ON SALE 03.25.20
$49.99 US | 360 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-9939-2
not final cover

SCOOBY-DOO TEAM-UP: IT’S SCOOBY TIME! TP
written by SHOLLY FISCH
art by DARIO BRIZUELA, SCOTT JERALDS, and others
cover by DARIO BRIZUELA
The term “dogfight” takes on new meaning when Scooby takes to the skies! The fiendish Dick Dastardly and his canine confederate Muttley must be stopped! Plus, can even Mister Miracle and Big Barda help the gang escape an invasion from Apokolips? Also in this collection: Scooby and the gang meet Black Lightning, the Flash, Magilla Gorilla, and more! Collects issues #44-50.
ON SALE 01.22.20
$12.99 US | 152 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-9574-5

WORLD’S FINEST: GUARDIANS OF THE EARTH HC
written by BOB HANEY, DENNIS O’NEIL, MIKE FRIEDRICH, STEVE SKEATES, LEN WEIN, and ELLIOT S. MAGGIN
art by DICK DILLIN, ROSS ANDRU, CURT SWAN, and others
cover by NEAL ADAMS and DICK GIORDANO
Superman teams up with his fellow members of the Justice League to protect the Earth in these never-before-reprinted stories from the 1970s. In this collection, the Man of Steel meets the Flash in their famed race around the globe, plus Superman teams up with Green Lantern, Aquaman, Batman, Hawkman, Green Arrow, the Atom, and Wonder Woman! Collects World’s Finest Comics #198-214.
ON SALE 04.22.20
$59.99 US | 392 PAGES
FC | 7.0625” x 10.875”
ISBN: 978-1779501783

Flash #78 Preview

DC has posted several pages for next week’s issue of The Flash, and you can see them at Adventures In Poor Taste. In the preview, there’s tension between the users of the various Forces as they seek to escape the creature which hunts them. Check it out at the link!

 

THE FLASH #78
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art and cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
variant cover by PAOLO PANTALENA
It’s “The Death of the Speed Force” for the Flash as our hero squares off with new force users Fuerza, Steadfast and Psych! If the Flash can’t convince his fellow speedsters to unite and find a cure for the dying Speed Force, certain death awaits! Plus, Captain Cold’s latest recruit is a familiar friend who’s got a brand-new grudge…
ON SALE 09.11.19
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | RATED T
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.