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Jay Garrick: The Flash #6 Preview

DC has posted several preview pages from next week’s finale of the Jay Garrick miniseries, and you can see them at Adventures In Poor Taste. The preview features Jay frantically looking for Judy after she was abducted by Doctor Elemental last issue, and the situation is looking dire for the Garricks. Check it out at the link!

 

JAY GARRICK: THE FLASH #6
Written by JEREMY ADAMS
Art by DIEGO OLORTEGUI
Cover by JORGE CORONA
Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
Variant cover by DIEGO OLORTEGUI
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 3/19/24
Jay and Judy’s battle with Doctor Elemental comes to a head! Can Jay save his daughter, or is this reunion over before it’s even begun?!

Speed Force #6 Preview

DC has posted several preview pages from next week’s issue of Speed Force, and you can see them at Adventures In Poor Taste. This issue appears to be the series finale, and the preview features Wallace fighting the Symphonee avatars which are undoubtedly doing their creators’ sinister bidding. Check it out at the link!

 

SPEED FORCE #6
Written by JARRETT WILLIAMS
Art by DANIELE DI NICUOLO
Cover by TAURIN CLARKE
Variant cover by ELEONORA CARLINI
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 6 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 4/9/24
The young speedster team has found the source of the missing scientists— but is it too late to turn back the tide of brainwashed teens?

Flash #7 Preview

DC has posted several preview pages from next week’s issue of The Flash, and you can see them at Adventures In Poor Taste. The preview features Bart and Max Mercury in mortal danger, and yet somehow the universe provides for them both. Check it out at the link!

 

THE FLASH #7
Written by SIMON SPURRIER
Art and cover by RAMON PEREZ
Variant covers by MIKE DEODATO JR. and MATT TAYLOR
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 3/26/24
Jai West is going to try to rescue Max Mercury from the horrific remains of Timepoint, now a world overrun by time-gobbling monsters, and he’s got surprising backup—the shadowy bubble gum-chewing figure who goes by the name Inspector Pilgrim!

DC’s June 2024 Solicitations

DC has posted their complete solicitations for June 2024, and here are all the ones relating to the Flash. It’s a quiet month for the Flash Family, though DC is finally reprinting the old DC Versus Marvel crossover issues in two omnibus editions. Plus, there’s this year’s DC Pride issue, and Wally West’s adventures continue in the Flash solo book.

You can see the solicitations in full at Adventures In Poor Taste.

THE FLASH #10
Written by SIMON SPURRIER
Art and cover by RAMÓN PÉREZ
Variant covers by OTTO SCHMIDT and MATT TAYLOR
DC Pride variant cover by NICK ROBLES
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/25/24
As the Arc Angles bring the Crown of Thawnes into The Gallery, Wally West has to pull himself together to face some old Rogues. Amanda Waller’s Task Force raids Terrifictech, and brings some shocking backup to keep any speedsters in line!

TITANS #12
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by LUCAS MEYER
Cover by CHRIS SAMNEE
Variant covers by MATT TAYLOR and LEE GARBETT
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/18/24
Hell comes for Blüdhaven! With the team on the ropes and Waller to blame, Nightwing and his allies must look within for the answers to their never-ending problems. Will Raven, the demon’s daughter, lead them to salvation or to slaughter at the hands of her father, Trigon?

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #11
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by MIKEL JANÍN
Variant cover by TONY HARRIS
Variant cover by TRAVIS MERCER
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/25/24
The Legionnaire’s plans come together, but what does this mean for the future of the Justice Society of America?!

DC PRIDE 2024 #1
Written by AL EWING, NGOZI UKAZU, NICOLE MAINES,
PHIL JIMENEZ, and others
Art by NGOZI UKAZU, CLAIRE ROE, O’NEILL JONES, and others
Cover by KEVIN WADA
Wraparound variant cover by DAVID TALASKI
Variant cover by BABS TARR
Foil variant cover by BABS TARR
1:25 variant cover by KEVIN WADA
$9.99 US | 104 pages | One-shot | (all covers are card stock)
ON SALE 5/28/24
DC’s Eisner and Ringo award-winning Pride anthology returns in the form of a universe-spanning travelogue like you’ve never seen! In its pages, Dreamer makes a first-time pilgrimage to her ancestral planet, Naltor! Poison Ivy and Janet from HR go spore-hunting on Portworld! Superman (Jon Kent) gets the boys together for a night out in A-Town, but things go sideways when The Ray vanishes into thin air! Steel (Natasha Irons) works up the courage to face Traci 13 at the Oblivion Bar’s Pride party for the first time since they broke up! Aquaman (Jackson Hyde) catches an unexpected ride to the Fourth World just in time for their annual Love Festival! All this and more in a volume celebrating how the LGBTQIA+ community is everywhere and belongs anywhere—even the very furthest reaches of the universe.
Plus, this year’s anthology features a special preview of the upcoming YA OGN The Strange Case of Harleen and Harley, as well as an unmissable autobiographical story written by industry legend Phil Jimenez about the fantastical worlds that shaped him, brought to life by Giulio Macaione!

DC PRIDE: UNCOVERED #1
Written by ANDREA SHEA
Art by JEN BARTEL, PHIL JIMENEZ, JIM LEE, JOSHUA “SWAY” SWABY,
DAVID TALASKI, BABS TARR, KRIS ANKA, and others
Cover by JEN BARTEL
Variant cover by OSCAR VEGA
Variant cover by LUCIANO VECCHIO
1:25 variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
1:50 variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Foil variant cover by JEN BARTEL
$5.99 US | 40 pages | One-shot | (all covers are card stock)
Foil variant $7.99 US
ON SALE 6/11/24
DC’s most iconic LGBTQIA+ artists put the party in Pride with their fabulous array of variant covers spotlighting LGBTQIA+ characters across the DCU year after year, and this art book collects a robust selection of fan favorites in one place for the very first time! Don’t miss out on a gallery of gorgeous art as imaginative and colorful as the characters themselves.

CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #3 FACSIMILE EDITION
Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art by GEORGE PÉREZ, DICK GIORDANO, and MIKE DeCARLO
Cover by GEORGE PÉREZ
Blank sketch cover ($4.99 US)
Foil variant cover ($5.99 US)
$3.99 US | 32 pages
ON SALE 6/18/24
In the far reaches of time, the first heroes fall! As an antimatter wave threatens the existence of our present-day Earth, will the combined strength of the Teen Titans, Batman, the Outsiders, and Superman be enough to stop the “Oblivion Upon Us”?

DC VERSUS MARVEL OMNIBUS
Written by GERRY CONWAY, JIM SHOOTER, LEN WEIN, CHRIS CLAREMONT,
DENNIS O’NEIL, J.M. DeMATTEIS, RON MARZ, JOHN BYRNE, and others
Art by ROSS ANDRU, JOHN BUSCEMA, JOSÉ LUIS GARCÍA-LÓPEZ,
WALTER SIMONSON, BARRY KITSON, JOHN BYRNE, and others
Cover by GEORGE PÉREZ
Direct Market Exclusive Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
$150.00 US | 904 pages | 7 1/16″ x 10 7/8″ | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77952-325-9 | Direct Market Exclusive ISBN: 978-1-77952-882-7
ON SALE 8/6/24
In 1976, the Big Two in comics made pop culture history by pitting their most popular heroes—Superman and the Amazing Spider-Man—against each other! The success of this one-shot comic paved the way for future collaborations between the House of Ideas and the Distinguished Competition, ushering in a new age of inter-company crossover events that boasted some of the industry’s biggest writers and artists. Now, for the first time in over 20 years, the comics that started it all will be collected in a brand-new omnibus edition featuring the classic DC Universe and Marvel team-up stories from Superman vs. the Amazing Spider-Man #1, Marvel Treasury Edition #28, DC Special Series #27, Marvel and DC Comics Presents Featuring the Uncanny X-Men and the New Teen Titans #1, Batman/Punisher: Lake of Fire #1, Punisher/Batman: Deadly Knights #1, Darkseid Vs. Galactus: The Hunger #1, Spider-Man and Batman #1, Green Lantern/Silver Surfer: Unholy Alliances #1, Silver Surfer/Superman #1, Batman & Captain America #1, Daredevil and Batman #1, Batman & Spider-Man #1, Superman/Fantastic Four #1, The Incredible Hulk vs. Superman #1, and Batman/Daredevil: King of New York #1. This volume also includes essays from the original creative team, an introduction from former DC Comics president Paul Levitz, afterwords by writer Ron Marz and Marvel executive editor Tom Brevoort, and more!

DC VERSUS MARVEL: THE AMALGAM AGE OMNIBUS
Written by RON MARZ, PETER DAVID, KARL KESEL, and others
Art by DAN JURGENS, CLAUDIO CASTELLINI, and others
Cover by DAVE GIBBONS
Direct Market Exclusive Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
$150.00 US | 1120 Pages | 7 1/16″ x 10 7/8″ | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77952-326-6 | Direct Market Exclusivet ISBN: 978-1-77952-883-4
ON SALE 8/6/24
Pitting their world’s greatest superheroes against each other, only the winning universe will be allowed to live! And the loser…will cease to exist. Superman versus the Hulk! Batman versus Captain America! Wolverine versus Lobo!
Fighting against the clock, Access, a new hero traversing both worlds, will attempt victory through another means: The combination of DC and Marvel into one universe! The Amalgam age of comics is born! Batman and Wolverine become Dark Claw! Captain America and Superman become Super Soldier! Wonder Woman and Storm become Amazon! But will the existence of Amalgam prolong the inevitable demise of DC or Marvel? Will the Amalgam Universe fight back when Access attempts to return the universes to their former glory?
This once-in-a-lifetime event is finally collected in a once-in-a-lifetime Omnibus! Featuring DC Versus Marvel #1-4, the DC/Marvel: All-Access #1-4, Unlimited Access #1-4, Amazon #1, Assassins #1, Bat-Thing #1, Bruce Wayne: Agent of S.H.I.E.L.D. #1, Bullets and Bracelets #1, Challengers of the Fantastic #1, Dark Claw Adventures #1, Doctor Strangefate #1, Exciting X-Patrol #1, Generation Hex #1, Iron Lantern #1, JLX Unleashed #1, Legend of the Dark Claw #1, Lobo the Duck #1, The Magnetic Men Featuring Magneto #1, Speed Demon #1, Spider-Boy #1, Spider-Boy Team-Up #1, Super Soldier #1, Super Soldier: Man of War #1, Thorion of the New Asgods #1, X-Patrol #1, and a story from Green Lantern #87. Includes introductions by Ron Marz and Karl Kesel, new afterwords by Mike Carlin and Tom Breevort, the trading cards, and a tome of never-before-seen material!

NIGHTWING VOL. 5: TIME OF THE TITANS
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by TRAVIS G. MOORE and BRUNO REDONDO
Cover by BRUNO REDONDO and ADRIANO LUCAS
152 pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″
Available in both Hardcover and Softcover
Hardcover | $24.99 US | ISBN: 978-1-77952-523-9
Softcover | $17.99 US | ISBN: 978-1-77952-953-4
ON SALE 7/30/24
After the events of Dark Crisis, it’s now Dick’s time to lead…so Nightwing and the Titans unite to become the premier league in the DC Universe and move their base of operations to Blüdhaven. But before they can even settle in, they must confront the demon of darkness, Neron, along with the murderous Grinning Man. Will the team survive a battle through the depths of hell itself? Collects Nightwing #101-105.

Speed Force #5 Preview

DC has posted some preview pages from next week’s issue of Speed Force, and you can see them at Adventures In Poor Taste. The preview features Wallace and Avery versus Symphonee’s brainwashed teens, and it appears that Mas Y Menos have some kind of unknown plan. Check it out at the link!

 

SPEED FORCE #5
Written by JARRETT WILLIAMS
Art by DANIELE DI NICUOLO
Cover by SWEENEY BOO
Variant cover by GEORGE KAMBADAIS
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 5 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 3/12/24
After teaming up with the rest of the Flash Family in Titans: Beast World Tour Central City, Avery and Wallace are more determined than ever to take down the mysterious forces behind the app that’s brainwashing not only the S.T.A.R. Labs scientists but now the youth of Keystone City. But before they can reach the Big Boss, they’ve got to face off with holographic versions of themselves!

DC’s May 2024 Solicitations

DC has posted their full complement of solicitations for May 2024, and here are all the ones relating to the Flash. It’s a bit of a quiet month for Flash fans, as it seems the Speed Force series is not continuing, and there’s no hint of Wally West in the Titans solicitation. But Si Spurrier’s solo Flash series continues, and there are plenty of reprints to read, including the surprise inclusion of James Robinson’s JSA: The Golden Age.

You can read the solicitations in their entirety at Adventures In Poor Taste.

THE FLASH #9
Written by SIMON SPURRIER
Art and cover by RAMÓN PÉREZ
Variant covers by JOHN GIANG and MATT TAYLOR
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/28/24
As the Speed Force glitching causes more chaos around the world, another Rogue is gifted with a mysterious powerset upgrade, while Linda seeks out the source of the mysterious voices she’s been hearing, and Barry reaches a breaking point!

CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #1 FACSIMILE EDITION
Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Plot by MARV WOLFMAN, LEN WEIN, and ROBERT GREENBERGER
Art by GEORGE PÉREZ and DICK GIORDANO
Cover by GEORGE PÉREZ
Foil variant cover by GEORGE PÉREZ
Blank variant cover
$3.99 US | 32 pages
ON SALE 4/16/24
Heroes will live! Heroes will die! And the DC Universe will never again be the same! The premiere issue of the landmark series that forever transformed the DC Universe and the superhero landscape is faithfully reprinted in a vibrant full-facsimile edition.

CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #2 FACSIMILE EDITION
Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art by GEORGE PÉREZ and DICK GIORDANO
Cover by GEORGE PÉREZ
Foil variant cover by GEORGE PÉREZ
Blank variant cover
$3.99 US | 32 pages
ON SALE 5/21/24
Already 1,000 universes have died, and the Monitor has summoned a group of 15 heroes and villains in a race against and through time to save this one. Part two of the epic storyline is faithfully reproduced and represented in this facsimile edition.

THE FLASH VOL. 1: STRANGE ATTRACTOR
Written by SIMON SPURRIER and others
Art and cover by MIKE DEODATO JR. and others
Direct Market variant cover by DAN MORA
$19.99 US | 200 pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | Softcover
ISBN: 978-1-77952-546-8
ISBN (Direct Market Exclusive): 978-1-77952-891-9
ON SALE 7/9/24
Wally West has never been quicker, more fulfilled, more heroic. And yet…something is off.
Very off. His evolving understanding of his powers has opened Wally to new avenues of sci-fi adventure and attuned his senses to strange new ideas.
When something whispers from the dark vibrations beyond the Speed Force, Wally must experiment with creative new approaches to his powers when he encounters new realms, mysterious allies, and mind-shattering terrors! Plus, in Titans: Beast World Tour: Central City, both Central and Keystone City have been blasted with monstrous spores, and it’s all hands on deck for the Flash Family!
The Flash: Strange Attractor is the start of a new era from the team of writer Simon Spurrier (Coda, Damn Them All) and artist Mike Deodato Jr. (Avengers, Not All Robots), also featuring contributions from writers and artists across the Flash Family, including Alex Paknadel, A.L. Kaplan, Jarrett Williams, and Serg Acu.a! Collects The Flash #1-6, Titans: Beast World Tour: Central City #1, and a story from The Flash #800.

THE FLASH: YEAR ONE (2024 EDITION)
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art by HOWARD PORTER
Cover by HOWARD PORTER
$17.99 US | 152 Pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | Softcover | ISBN: 978-1-77952-600-7
ON SALE 6/25/24
Barry Allen is a forensic scientist for the Central City police, whose job is to catch criminals after they’ve committed their crimes. Then, one night, lightning strikes—and he becomes the Fastest Man Alive! Be there for the beginning of his incredible journey in this bold new spin on his earliest adventures from the creative team of Joshua Williamson (Justice League vs. Suicide Squad) and Howard Porter (Scooby Apocalypse)! Collects The Flash #70-75.

ABSOLUTE JUSTICE (2024 EDITION)
Written by JIM KRUEGER and ALEX ROSS
Art by ALEX ROSS and DOUG BRAITHWAITE
Cover by ALEX ROSS
$125.00 US | 496 pages | 8 1/8″ x 12 1/4″ | Hardcover | ISBN: 978-1-77952-758-5
ON SALE 11/19/24
They are the World’s Greatest Super Heroes. But the members of the fabled Justice League of America are about to learn they aren’t the only ones who can band together toward a common goal. The deadliest criminal masterminds of our time appear to be acting in concert—with a surprising plan that seeks to achieve more good than the JLA ever could! Collects Justice #1-12.

JSA: THE GOLDEN AGE (2024 EDITION)
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by PAUL SMITH
Cover by PAUL SMITH
$24.99 US | 200 Pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | Softcover | ISBN: 978-1-77952-601-4
ON SALE 7/2/24
Presenting the critically acclaimed and thought-provoking alternate history tale of the JSA. The heroes of WWII find themselves face to face with a new kind of oppression in McCarthy-Era America! What is a hero to do in a world that doesn’t want them? Collects JSA: The Golden Age #1-4.