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Flash #758 Preview

DC has posted four preview pages for this week’s issue of The Flash, and you can see them at Comic Watch. The preview shows the aftermath of the co-ordinated attack seen at the end of last issue, and it’s clear that the Legion of Zoom is thus far toying with Barry. Check it out at the link.

 

THE FLASH #758
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art and cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
variant cover by INHYUK LEE
“Legion of Zoom” part two! Central City is reeling from the recent attack, and Barry Allen lies broken and helpless! To uncover his foes’ next target, the Flash must solve a mystery from his past…but before he can, he’s attacked by the corrupted Tornado Twins—his children from the future!
ON SALE 06.24.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
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DC’s October 2020 Solicitations

DC has posted their solicitations for October 2020, and here are all the ones relating to the Flash. With these solicits, they’ve also announced the new creative team for the solo Flash book: Kevin Shinick as writer, and Clayton Henry on art. Their run begins that month, and kicks off with a couple of Rogue stories. Dr Alchemy has scarcely been seen since before Flashpoint.

You can see the solicitations in full at Newsarama.

THE FLASH #763
written by KEVIN SHINICK
art by CLAYTON HENRY
cover by BERNARD CHANG
variant cover by INHYUK LEE
Wonder Woman 1984 variant cover by NICOLA SCOTT
ON SALE 10/13/20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
The secret history of Barry Allen’s Flash ring is revealed as the Scarlet Speedster tangles with the Trickster in a tale that starts out as fun and games but ends with a last-page cliffhanger no reader will see coming. Don’t skip to the end! Don’t spoil it for friends! Don’t miss this inaugural issue of The Flash by the new series team of writer Kevin Shinick and rising-star artist Clayton Henry.

THE FLASH #764
written by KEVIN SHINICK
art by CLAYTON HENRY
cover by BERNARD CHANG
variant cover by INHYUK LEE
ON SALE 10/27/20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
Sitting idle in Iron Heights Prison for years, Dr. Alchemy found the time and knowledge he needed to finally beat the Flash once and for all. In a battle of wits and scientific knowledge as much as speed or power, Barry Allen must confront one of the Flash’s most dangerous foes before the good doctor becomes a god.

TEEN TITANS #46
written by ROBBIE THOMPSON
art by EDUARDO PANSICA
cover by BERNARD CHANG
card stock variant cover by PEACH MOMOKO
ON SALE 10/20/20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
With Damian Wayne renouncing his role as Robin and leaving the Teen Titans behind, Jon Kent returns from the future and the Legion of Super-Heroes to ask the remaining Titans some tough questions about his best friend. And when Superboy asks questions—he demands answers.

YOUNG JUSTICE #19
written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and DAVID F. WALKER
art by SCOTT GODLEWSKI
cover by JOHN TIMMS
variant cover by DARKO LaFUENTE
ON SALE 10/6/20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
Wonder Girl calls Young Justice together to help her with a family problem. Seems the pantheon of Greek gods is having a hard time with some of Cassie’s choices. She’s taking a stand to change rules as old as the heavens! And she is going to need her team by her side to do it.

THE FLASH VOL. 13: ROGUES REIGN TP
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by RAFA SANDOVAL and CHRISTIAN DUCE
cover by RAFA SANDOVAL
ON SALE 11/17/20
$17.99 US | 152 PAGES | FC | DC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-577-4
The Speed Force is dead, doom has gripped the Earth, and the Flash lives in a nightmare! Powered up by Lex Luthor’s offer, Captain Cold led his team to their ultimate victory over Central City. The Rogues have reshaped reality itself into their own kingdoms of cruelty—Heat Wave’s volcanic territory, Weather Wizard’s floating armory of the elements, and at the center of it all, the icy castle of Captain Cold. But there is hope in the darkness, as the Flash battles his way back from the brink and discovers a way to reverse the Rogues’ reign once and for all. But with his powers out of control, can he outrun the inevitable? Collects The Flash #82-87.

THE FLASH: YEAR ONE TP
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art and cover by HOWARD PORTER
ON SALE 11/17/20
$17.99 US | 152 PAGES | FC | DC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-576-7
Go back to the very beginning of Barry Allen’s heroic journey in The Flash: Year One! Barry Allen feels helpless in his life in Central City. As a forensic scientist, he’s always catching criminals after they’ve committed their crimes. All that changes one fateful night when Barry is struck by a bolt of lightning and doused in chemicals. When he wakes from a coma, he realizes he can run at incredible speeds. Can Barry master these powers and be the hero his city needs…or will the powers burn through him? Collects The Flash #70-75.

JUSTICE LEAGUE BY SCOTT SNYDER BOOK TWO DELUXE EDITION HC
written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
art by JORGE JIMENEZ, JIM CHEUNG, JAVIER FERNANDEZ, FRANCIS MANAPUL, STEPHEN SEGOVIA, PASQUAL FERRY, and DANIEL SAMPERE
cover by JORGE JIMEMEZ
ON SALE 12/1/20
$39.99 US | 344 PAGES | 7.0625” x 10.875” | FC | DC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-584-2
Scott Snyder reunites the World’s Greatest Heroes for epic journeys to “Hawkworld” and “The Sixth Dimension” in the second deluxe edition hardcover of the superstar writer’s Justice League run!
Martian Manhunter, John Stewart, and Hawkgirl take a trip to Thanagar-Prime, as J’onn looks to tap into the ancient Martian mental database, Green Lantern struggles while practicing his new UV powers, and Kendra searches for answers about her connection to the Totality.
Then, the Justice League has the map to the Sixth Dimension in hand—the key to saving the Multiverse from utter destruction! But with Superman trapped on a world with no light and hundreds of dead Supermen, Lex Luthor’s Legion of Doom is poised for victory. The final form of Perpetua takes shape, and the DCU will never be the same again! Collects Justice League #14-25 and Annual #1.

HEROES IN CRISIS TP
written by TOM KING
art by CLAY MANN, TRAVIS MOORE, LEE WEEKS, MITCH GERADS, and
JORGE FORNÉS
cover by CLAY MANN
ON SALE 11/24/20
$19.99 US | 240 PAGES | FC | DC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-303-9
There’s a new kind of crisis threatening the heroes of the DC Universe, ripped from real-world headlines by CIA operative turned comics writer Tom King: How does a superhero handle PTSD?
Welcome to Sanctuary, an ultra-secret hospital for superheroes who’ve been traumatized by crime-fighting and cosmic combat. But something goes inexplicably wrong when many patients wind up dead, with two well-known operators as the prime suspects: Harley Quinn and Booster Gold! It’s up to the DC Trinity of Superman, Wonder Woman, and Batman to investigate—but can they get the job done in the face of overwhelming opposition? This collected edition features the entire nine-issue miniseries!

TEEN TITANS/DEATHSTROKE: THE TERMINUS AGENDA TP
written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST and ADAM GLASS
art by BERNARD CHANG, CARLO PAGULAYAN, FERNANDO PASARIN, SERGIO DAVILA, POP MHAN, CAM SMITH, and others
cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN and JASON PAZ
RESOLICIT | ON SALE 11/3/20
$16.99 US | 160 PAGES | FC | DC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-236-0
The hunter becomes the hunted as the Teen Titans set out to end Deathstroke once and for all in these tales from Deathstroke #41-43 and Teen Titans #28-30. Deathstroke’s body count has grown even higher after murdering his therapist en route to escaping from Arkham Asylum, which prompts Commissioner Gordon to expose Slade’s identity as Deathstroke to the public! Now the world’s most wanted criminal, the walls are closing in on Slade Wilson, and the Teen Titans lie in wait…Is there any hope of escape?

UNDERWORLD UNLEASHED: THE 25TH ANNIVERSARY TP
written by MARK WAID, PAUL KUPPERBERG, ALAN GRANT, ROGER STERN, and SCOTT PETERSON
art by HOWARD PORTER, PHIL JIMENEZ, J.H. WILLIAMS III, BRIAN STELFREEZE, and others
cover by HOWARD PORTER and DAN GREEN
ON SALE 11/17/20
$29.99 US | 304 PAGES | FC | DC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-578-1
The devil gets his due as demonically powered super-villains wreak havoc in this 25th-anniversary edition of the classic DC event! Neron, the ruler of hell, makes DC’s villains—and heroes—an offer they can’t refuse, dangling serious power upgrades at the cost of their souls. Who will say yes? Who will say no? And will the DC Universe ever be the same? Collects Underworld Unleashed #1-3, Underworld Unleashed: Abyss—Hell’s Sentinel #1, Underworld Unleashed: Apokolips—Dark Uprising #1, Underworld Unleashed: Batman—Devil’s Asylum #1, and Underworld Unleashed: Patterns of Fear #1.

SUPERMAN: WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE MAN OF TOMORROW? DELUXE 2020 EDITION HC
written by ALAN MOORE
art by CURT SWAN, KURT SCHAFFENBERGER, GEORGE PéREZ, MURPHY ANDERSON, RICK VEITCH, and DAVE GIBBONS
cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
ON SALE 12/22/20
$29.99 US | 128 PAGES | 7.0625″ x 10.875″
FC | DC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-489-0
Legendary writer Alan Moore’s seminal Superman stories are collected in this deluxe edition featuring the two-part “Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?” from Superman #423 and Action Comics #583 as Superman faces his final battle! Also featuring the classic story “For the Man Who Has Everything” from Superman Annual #11 in which Superman, Batman, Robin, and Wonder Woman battle Mongul. And in DC Comics Presents #85, Superman crosses paths with Swamp Thing!

JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED: TIME AFTER TIME TP
written by ADAM BEECHEN, STUART MOORE, JASON HALL, and STEVE VANCE
art by CARLO BARBERI, GORDON PURCELL, TIM LEVINS, MIN S. KU, and JOHN DELANEY
cover by TOM FEISTER
ON SALE 11/3/20
$9.99 US | 160 PAGES | 5.5″ x 8″
FC | DC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-724-2
No matter where—or when—evil hides, the Justice League is ready to defeat it! This collection of all-ages stories set in the animated world of Justice League Unlimited include a trip to the future where our heroes team up with the Legion of Super-Heroes to try to defeat Kilg%re! The Justice League also travel to medieval Camelot—helping Shining Knight defend his kingdom from Morgan Le Fey and her evil army! And it’s a trip to the Wild West as Wonder Woman, Elongated Man, and Vigilante enlist the help of Jonah Hex, Bat Lash, and El Diablo to go up against the Time Commander! Collects Adventures in the DC Universe #10, Justice League Adventures #28, #30, and #34, and Justice League Unlimited #9 and #19.

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC
written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO, CHRISTOPHER SEBELA, and TOM TAYLOR
art by BRUNO REDONDO, JUAN ALBARRAN, TOM DERENICK, XERMANICO, SERGIO SANDOVAL, IBAN COELLO, MARCO SANTUCCI, POP MHAN, DANIEL SAMPERE, JHEREMY RAAPACK, MIGUEL MENDONÇA, and others
cover by HOWARD PORTER
ON SALE 12/15/20
$125.00 US | 1,104 PAGES | 7.0625” x 10.875” | FC | DC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-468-5
The epic and brutal Injustice saga continues in this omnibus collection based on the bestselling video game, bringing the complete Year Four, Year Five, and Ground Zero stories together in one volume! When Superman and the Justice League declared themselves the ultimate authority on planet Earth, only Batman stood against them. For years, the former friends and allies have fought bitterly, with casualties on both sides. Now, at an impasse, both Batman and Superman realize that to gain ground in their battle, they’ll have to do the unthinkable: recruit their former enemies to attack their former friends. Plus, Injustice: Ground Zero bridges the gap between the Injustice and Injustice 2 games! Collects Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Four #1-12, Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Four Annual #1, Injustice: Gods Among Us Year Five #1-20, Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Five Annual #1, and Injustice: Ground Zero #1-12.

Flash #757 Preview

DC has posted several preview pages for next week’s issue of The Flash, and you can see them at Comicon.com. In the preview, Barry ruminates about the imminent danger posed to his loved ones by the Reverse Flash, only to realize he’s missed his promised quality time with them. Check it out at the link.

 

THE FLASH #757
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by HOWARD PORTER
cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
variant cover by INHYUK LEE
Wonder Woman 1984 variant cover by NICOLA SCOTT
“Legion of Zoom” part one! As the Flash’s greatest enemies—Gorilla Grodd, the Turtle, Trickster, and Captain Cold—attack Central City at the same time, the Fastest Man Alive finds he’s not fast enough to stop them all or save everyone in danger!
ON SALE 06.10.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
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Flash #756 Preview

DC has posted five preview pages for next week’s issue of The Flash, and you can view them at DC’s own blog. In the preview, we see some surprising recruitment for the new Reverse-Flash Family, and Barry deals with the shocking fallout of last issue’s ending. Check it out at the link!

 

THE FLASH #756
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by CHRISTIAN DUCE
cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
card stock variant cover by DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON
At last—the Flash is free of Paradox, but that freedom came at a great cost. For years, the Reverse-Flash has wanted Barry Allen to suffer, but he’s always been defeated by the Flash Family! Now the Reverse-Flash is going to build his own family to help him get the revenge he demands! This issue kicks off a new, epic story that will force the Flash into what may be his final race!
ON SALE 05.27.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
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Flash Annual #3 Preview

DC has posted five preview pages for next week’s Flash annual, and you can see them at Adventures In Poor Taste. Captain Boomerang makes a rare Flash appearance in the preview; in the most recent issue of Suicide Squad, he was forced into a quick alliance with the Squad when a particular malefactor (it’s a spoiler) tried to have the team execute him. They’re now on the run.

 

THE FLASH ANNUAL #3
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by BRANDON PETERSON
cover by DAVID MARQUEZ
From the pages of Suicide Squad, Task Force X and Captain Boomerang are on the loose, and the Flash is in hot pursuit! But is he really the hunter—or the hunted? Barry Allen may be the Scarlet Speedster, but at the end of this crossover issue, will he still be the Fastest Man Alive?
ON SALE 04.29.20
$4.99 US | 48 PAGES
FC | DC

DC September 2020 Solicitations

DC has released the full complement of solicitations for September 2020, and here are all the ones relating to the Flash. That month will see the finale of Joshua Williamson’s run on The Flash book, as well as a Death Metal tie-in called Dark Nights: Death Metal Speed Metal written by Williamson. The tie-in will feature several members of the Flash Family in action together, including Wally West and Jay Garrick.

You can see the solicits in full at Newsarama.

THE FLASH #761
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art and cover by HOWARD PORTER
variant cover by INHYUK LEE
ON SALE 09/08/20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
“Finish Line” part three! It’s the Flash Family versus the Legion of Zoom! Witness the biggest battle in Flash history as the two sides go head-to-head for the fate of the future! Can the Flash stop the unstoppable Reverse-Flash from dragging him down into a personal hell Barry Allen can never escape?!

THE FLASH #762
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art and cover by HOWARD PORTER
variant cover by INHYUK LEE
ON SALE 09/22/20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
“Finish Line” finale! Barry Allen and the Reverse-Flash race for the last time in this fast-paced conclusion. For years, Eobard Thawne has tormented Barry Allen, and now the Flash knows the only way to win is to make sure the Reverse-Flash never runs again! The story years in the making comes to a close as Joshua Williamson finishes his epic 101-issue run on The Flash!

DARK NIGHTS: DEATH METAL SPEED METAL #1
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
cover by HOWARD PORTER
variant cover by PEACH MOMOKO
ONE-SHOT | ON SALE 09/22/20
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$5.99 US | 48 PAGES | FC | DC
It’s the drag race from hell in this one-shot tie-in to Dark Nights: Death Metal! Taking place after the events of Dark Nights: Death Metal #3, the Darkest Knight is after Wally West and his Dr. Manhattan powers. Thankfully, Wally has backup in the form of Barry Allen, Jay Garrick, and Wallace West! It’s a knockdown, drag-out race through the Wastelands as the Flash Family tries to stay steps ahead of the Darkest Knight and his Lightning Knights!

DARK NIGHTS: DEATH METAL MULTIVERSE’S END #1
written by JAMES TYNION IV
art by JUAN GEDEON
cover by MICHAEL GOLDEN
variant cover by ARTHUR ADAMS
ONE-SHOT | ON SALE 09/29/20
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$5.99 US | 48 PAGES | FC | DC
Perpetua, mother of all existence, has culled all life and creation in the Multiverse, condensing all beings to one planet: Earth-Prime. In her quest for power and dominance, she rules absolutely and in totality, using her children—the Monitors and Anti-Monitors—as her heralds and destructors. But a group of heroes has banded together across multiple worlds in a last-ditch effort to stop her from destroying all of existence: Owlman, President Superman, Iris West, Captain Carrot, Guy Gardner, and others have chosen to make their final stand in a battle they’re destined to lose!

JUSTICE LEAGUE #52
written by JEFF LOVENESS
art by ROBSON ROCHA
cover by CULLY HAMNER
variant cover by NICK DERINGTON
ON SALE 09/01/20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
“The Garden of Mercy” part two of two! For the first time, the Justice League explores the planet of the Black Mercy’s origin. One flower is enough to incapacitate even the strongest hero, but with an entire planet full of them, the Justice League must steel their minds or else succumb to the withering effects of the great tree at the core. With Batman unable to cope, can Superman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, and Green Lantern survive the horrors of their souls?

JUSTICE LEAGUE ANNUAL #2
written by ROBERT VENDITTI
art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT RYAN
cover by MIKE PERKINS
ON SALE 09/29/20
$4.99 US | 48 PAGES | FC | DC
It’s a locked-room murder mystery in the Hall of Justice! Superman, an investigative journalist; Batman, the World’s Greatest Detective; the Flash; a CSI technician; Wonder Woman; a mystical detective for the Justice League Dark; and Green Lantern, an intergalactic police officer, must put their heroic minds together to solve the case. The Hall houses some of the greatest artifacts in the DC Universe—but also its deadliest. Who is the victim? Who is the culprit? And what is the motive? Can the Justice League put together the clues to solve the mystery before the murderer strikes again—and at them? Their lives depend on it!

TEEN TITANS #45
written by ROBBIE THOMPSON
art by EDUARDO PANSICA
cover by BERNARD CHANG
variant cover by KHARY RANDOLPH
ON SALE 09/15/20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
After the shocking events of last month’s Teen Titans Annual, Crush has been named the new leader of the Teen Titans. With Damian Wayne missing, can Crush hold the teen team together? And now that she’s in charge, which villains will Lobo’s daughter go after first? And will Red Arrow, Kid Flash, and Roundhouse follow their hotheaded new leader into battle?

HAWKMAN #27
written by ROBERT VENDITTI
art by FERNANDO PASARIN and OCLAIR ALBERT
cover by MIKEL JANÍN
variant cover by SEBASTIAN FIUMARA
ON SALE 09/08/20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
Hawks reborn! Hawkman and Hawkwoman receive the precious gift of life one last time and return to the past where they were happiest—back with the Justice Society of America! But nostalgia’s not all it’s cracked up to be with the Injustice Society on the loose! And who’s the mysterious figure plotting to cut Hawkman’s final life short from the shadows?

YOUNG JUSTICE #18
written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and DAVID F. WALKER
art by SCOTT GODLEWSKI and MICHAEL AVON OEMING
cover by JOHN TIMMS
card stock variant cover by DERRICK CHEW
ON SALE 09/01/20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
At last, the coolest couple in the DCU gets the spotlight! Tim Drake and Stephanie Brown have sacrificed so much. For each other. For their families. For Young Justice. Now, Tim and Stephanie must take control of their destinies as Young Justice gathers together to help overcome their criminal pasts!

JSA BY GEOFF JOHNS BOOK FOUR TP
written by GEOFF JOHNS and DAVID GOYER
art by LEONARD KIRK, STEPHEN SADOWSKI, PATRICK GLEASON, KEITH GIFFEN, PETER SNEJBJERG, and others
cover by MICHAEL BAIR
ON SALE 10/20/20
$39.99 US | 352 PAGES | FC | DC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-561-3
Geoff Johns’s epic JSA run continues as heroes from around the world are vanishing, the JSA is divided, and the team is vulnerable to the threat of Vandal Savage! In the Ultra-Humanite’s latest world-conquering scheme, heroes from around the world—including members of the JSA—are vanishing, and those who remain must forge an unusual alliance with the Icicle to save the day. And with the JSA divided, handling multiple matters in different eras, several heroes find themselves in ancient Egypt, fighting the immortal villain Vandal Savage and an earlier incarnation of the powerful Black Adam. However, Power Girl and Dr. Mid-Nite also have their hands full with separate cases. Collects JSA #32-45.

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC
written by KEITH GIFFEN, J.M. DeMATTEIS, LEN WEIN, and others
art by ADAM HUGHES, MIKE McKONE, KEITH GIFFEN, BART SEARS, MARSHALL ROGERS, CHRIS SPROUSE, and others
cover by BART SEARS
ON SALE 11/03/20
$125.00 US | 1,192 PAGES | 7.0625” x 10.875” | FC | DC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-296-4
The “bwa-ha-ha” era continues as the writing team of Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis is joined by artists including Adam Hughes, Mike McKone, and more! In these issues, Blue Beetle and Booster Gold open “Club JLI,” G’nort takes center stage against the Scarlet Skier, Martian Manhunter and Guy Gardner battle Despero, the Justice League International teams up with Justice League Europe, plus much more! Collects Justice League America #31-50, Justice League America Annual #4, Justice League Quarterly #1, Justice League Europe #7-25, Justice League Europe Annual #1, and Justice League International Special #1.

YOUNG JUSTICE BOOK FIVE TP
written by PETER DAVID
art and cover by TODD NAUCK and LARY STUCKER
ON SALE 10/20/20
$34.99 US | 344 PAGES | FC | DC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-221-6
The original incarnation of Young Justice comes to a close with the next volume from Peter David and Todd Nauck! In this volume, the team takes a terrifying trip to Apokolips as part of “Our Worlds at War,” and find themselves in the crossfire of “Joker’s Last Laugh”! Plus, the Ray joins the team, Wonder Girl takes the lead, and the secret behind Secret’s past is revealed! Collects Young Justice #33-43, Young Justice: Our Worlds at War #1, and pages from Impulse #77, and Superboy #91.