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DC’s August 2020 Solicitations

DC has posted their full complement of solicitations for August 2020, and here are all the ones relating to the Flash. The big news for that month is that Joshua Williamson’s run on The Flash is apparently coming to an end, and the arc “Finish Line” in August-September will be his last. It’s the end of an era, but it’s not yet known who will take over the book afterwards.

You can see the solicitations in full at Newsarama.

THE FLASH #759
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
cover by HOWARD PORTER
variant cover by INHYUK LEE
A NEW STORY LINE BEGINS!
“Finish Line” part one of four—leading to the finale of Joshua Williamson’s legendary run on The Flash! It’s Barry Allen’s last race! The Legion of Zoom has won. Central City is in ruins. Barry Allen is trapped in the Speed Force, his body taken over by the Reverse-Flash!
ON SALE 08.11.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.

THE FLASH #760
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by CHRISTIAN DUCE
cover by HOWARD PORTER
variant cover by INHYUK LEE
“Finish Line” part two of four! After years of manipulation, the Reverse-Flash has at last destroyed the Flash Family! But they aren’t going down without a fight as they race together to save the soul of Barry Allen! Can the return of allies from the Flash’s past be enough to stop the Reverse-Flash?
ON SALE 08.25.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #50
written by SIMON SPURRIER
art by AARON LOPRESTI
cover by DOUG MAHNKE
variant cover by TRAVIS CHAREST
Special extra-size anniversary issue! It’s the final chapter of “The Rule of War”—and all the rules are broken! On the alien planet Trotha, Empress Siddinx’s plan is revealed, and it’s nothing short of world domination—with the Justice League entangled in her puppet strings. But how can the team save a population that now hates and fears them?
ON SALE 08.04.20
$5.99 US | 48 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #51
written by JEFF LOVENESS
art by ROBSON ROCHA and DANIEL HENRIQUES
cover by PHILIP TAN
variant cover by NICK DERINGTON
At the mercy of the Black Mercy! As they return from their adventure on the planet Trotha, the Justice League crashes on the homeworld of the Black Mercy! There, they fall prey to the most powerful psychological threat they’ve ever faced! Written by Jeff Loveness (Adult Swim’s Rick and Morty), this two-part descent into the dark corners of the superhero psyche will unearth fresh horror.
ON SALE 08.18.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.

YOUNG JUSTICE #17
written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and DAVID F. WALKER
art by SCOTT GODLEWSKI
cover by JOHN TIMMS
variant cover by MIRKA ANDOLFO
This very special issue focuses directly on the friendship at the heart of Young Justice: Conner, Tim, and Bart—a.k.a. Superboy, Drake, and Impulse. As younger men, these three iconic heroes built Young Justice on their friendship. Now their dream has grown and changed as much as they have. And with the demands of adulthood pulling them in different directions, they realize that nights like this one may never happen again.
RESOLICIT | ON SALE 08.04.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are canceled.

TEEN TITANS #44
written by ROBBIE THOMPSON
art by JAVIER FERNANDEZ
cover by BERNARD CHANG
variant cover by KHARY RANDOLPH
In this issue, Crush, Roundhouse, Kid Flash, and Red Arrow chase down Robin, who’s on the hunt for villains he thinks must pay the ultimate price for their crimes. With Batman also on the case, can the Teen Titans get to Damian Wayne before his father does?
ON SALE 08.18.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.

TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #2
written by ADAM GLASS and ROBBIE THOMPSON
art by EDUARDO PANSICA
cover by BERNARD CHANG
After Batman discovers the Teen Titans’ most shocking secrets, he arrives at Mercy Hall…and he wants a word with Robin. Don’t miss the confrontation between father and son that will alter the very course of the DC Universe. Will the Teen Titans ever be the same?
RESOLICIT | ON SALE 08.25.20
$4.99 US | 48 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are canceled.

THE FLASH: SAVAGE VELOCITY TP
written by MIKE BARON and WILLIAM MESSNER-LOEBS
art by JACKSON GUICE, MIKE COLLINS, GREG LaROQUE, and others
cover by JACKSON GUICE and LARRY MAHLSTEDT
Wally West’s earliest adventures as the Flash are collected for the first time! During the Crisis on Infinite Earths, Barry Allen made the ultimate sacrifice, and gave his life to save millions. With his mentor gone, Wally West takes on the role of the Fastest Man Alive—but he doesn’t exactly ease into things, as he soon finds himself in confrontation with Vandal Savage! Plus, meet new characters including sentient computer virus Kilg%re, matter-transporting Chunk, and S.T.A.R. Labs scientist Tina McGee! Collects The Flash #1-18 and The Flash Annual #1.
ON SALE 09.01.20
$39.99 US | 480 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-9957-6

JLA BY GRANT MORRISON OMNIBUS HC
written by GRANT MORRISON
art by HOWARD PORTER, GARY FRANK, FRANK QUITELY, GREG LAND, and others
cover by HOWARD PORTER and JOHN DELL
In 1996, writer Grant Morrison joined forces with artist Howard Porter to relaunch the Justice League of America in the new series JLA by gathering DC’s greatest heroes—Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Aquaman, the Flash, and Martian Manhunter and propelling these icons into inventive stories with the highest of stakes! Now based on a Watchtower on the moon, the JLA took on revamped versions of classic threats including the White Martians, the Injustice Gang, and the Key; along with new foes like Prometheus and Mageddon. This omnibus collects Morrison’s entire JLA epic, including the JLA: Earth 2 graphic novel, illustrated by Frank Quitely and reintroducing the Crime Syndicate of America! Collects JLA #1-17, #22-26, #28-31, #34, #36-#41, JLA One Million, and JLA: Earth 2.
ON SALE 10.06.20
$150.00 US | 1,504 PAGES | 7.0625” x 10.875”
FC | ISBN: 978-1-77950-499-9

BLACKEST NIGHT BRIGHTEST DAY BOX SET
written by GEOFF JOHNS, PETER J. TOMASI, and others
art by IVAN REIS, PATRICK GLEASON, and others
new box art by IVAN REIS and OCLAIR ALBERT
A war has been brewing between the different colored Lantern Corps, with the Green Lanterns fighting the Yellow, the Red trying to destroy everything, and the Blue attempting to broker peace among the tribes. But the real battle is yet to come: the undead Black Lanterns are coming and seemingly nothing can stop them. Putting aside old vendettas, it’s up to Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps to lead DC’s greatest champions as well as their deadliest foes in a battle to save the universe from an army of the dead. Then, once dead heroes Aquaman, Martian Manhunter, Firestorm, Hawkman, Hawkgirl, Deadman, Jade, Osiris, Hawk, Captain Boomerang, and Zoom must discover the mysterious reason behind their return and uncover the secret that binds them!
This eye-popping box set includes 12 brand-new hardcovers that collect this entire epic, featuring stories by top DC talent including Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi, Ivan Reis, and many more!
Plus, this box set also includes a set of nine plastic rings from across the spectrum of the many Corps that are a part of this story!
ON SALE 11.17.20
$299.99 US | FC
Includes 12 new hardcover collections!
• Blackest Night: Prelude collects Green Lantern #26-28 and 36-43, and Final Crisis: Rage of the Red Lanterns #1
• Blackest Night collects Blackest Night #0-8 and pages from Untold Tales of the Blackest Night #1
• Blackest Night: Green Lantern collects Green Lantern #44-52
• Blackest Night: Green Lantern Corps collects Green Lantern Corps #39-47
• Blackest Night: Black Lantern Corps Book 1 collects Blackest Night: Batman #1-3, Blackest Night: Superman #1-3, and Blackest Night: Wonder Woman #1-3
• Blackest Night: Black Lantern Corps Book 2 collects Blackest Night: The Flash #1-3, Blackest Night: JSA #1-3, and Blackest Night: Titans #1-3
• Blackest Night: Rise of the Black Lanterns collects The Atom & Hawkman #48, Phantom Stranger #42, Green Arrow #30, Adventure Comics #7, Starman #81, The Question #37, Catwoman #83, Weird Western Tales #71, and The Power of Shazam! #38
• Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps collects Blackest Night: Tales of the Black Lanterns #1-3, Adventure Comics #4-5, Untold Tales of the Blackest Night #1, stories from Green Lantern #18-20, 40, and 49, Green Lantern/Sinestro Corps: Secret Files #1, Tales of the Sinestro Corps: Superman-Prime #1, and pages from Blackest Night #0
• Brightest Day: Green Lantern collects Green Lantern #53-62
• Brightest Day Book 1 collects Brightest Day #0-11
• Brightest Day Book 2 collects Brightest Day #12-25
• The Book of the Black collects sketch material (both previously released and new), series proposals, variant covers, posters, Blackest Night outline scripts, and more

JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED: GALACTIC JUSTICE TP
written by ADAM BEECHEN, JAMES PEATY, and MATT WAYNE
art by CARLO BARBERI, ETHAN BEAVERS, and GORDON PURCELL
cover by BEN CALDWELL
The greatest heroes across the DC Universe unite in this collection featuring the best spacefaring stories of Justice League Unlimited, the comic book series inspired by the beloved animated series of the same name! These stories feature sci-fi adventures starring Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, Adam Strange, Sinestro, Space Cabbie, and more! Collects Justice League Unlimited #4, #6, #18, #24, #34, and #46.
ON SALE 08.25.20
$9.99 US | 5.5” x 8” | 152 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-77950-673-3

Flash #753 Preview

DC has posted several preview pages for this week’s issue of The Flash, and you can see them at Comic Watch. This is the first Flash issue since the pandemic shutdown, but you may recall that Barry learned last issue that Eobard Thawne was the only person to defeat Paradox, and thus may need his help. It will be a painful team-up, I’m sure.

Check out the pages at the link.

THE FLASH #753
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art and cover by HOWARD PORTER
variant cover by JUNGGEUN YOON
In this “Flash Age” interlude, the Fastest Man Alive must find the Reverse-Flash to stop Paradox’s annihilation of the Flash legacy. But catching a time-traveler is extremely difficult, and the Flash’s quest to find Eobard Thawne takes him to tragic moments in time he never thought he’d have to revisit.
ON SALE 04.08.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

Digital First Flash Preview

DC has posted several preview pages from one of its Flash Giant stories, titled “Run Like There’s No Tomorrow” by Gail Simone and Clayton Henry. This is one of the stories from the Walmart-exclusive comics that are now being reprinted for the direct market, and will be released digitally on May 1st and be available at Comixology.

You can see the issue’s preview pages at Newsarama.

Flash: Fastest Man Alive #2
“Run Like There’s No Tomorrow” by Gail Simone, Clayton Henry, Marcelo Maiolo and Rob Leigh
A time-traveling soldier arrives in Central City and her mission is to kill the Fastest Man Alive! But what is it that the Flash did (or will do) to destroy her world—and is there a way he can prevent it without dying?

Flash #752 Preview

DC has posted six pages from next week’s issue of The Flash, and you can see them at Adventures In Poor Taste. In the preview, Barry talks with his mother and sees fantastic visions of a beautiful world…but what has happened to him, and what does it all mean?

 

THE FLASH #752
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art and cover by HOWARD PORTER
variant cover by JUNGGEUN YOON
Exiled outside time and space in Paradox’s realm, the Scarlet Speedster is confronted by ghosts from his past! Meanwhile, Iris discovers the one person who may help the Flash defeat Paradox—and it’s not anyone Barry Allen would ever ask for help! Will they be able to find where—or when—this unlikely ally is hiding before it’s too late?
ON SALE 03.25.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

DC’s June 2020 Solicitations

DC has posted their full complement of solicitations for June 2020, and here are all the ones relating to the Flash. You can see the solicits in their entirety at Newsarama. That month sees the start of the “Legion of Zoom” arc in The Flash solo series, as well as some interesting reprints and an action figure.

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
FC | DC
This issue will ship with three covers.
Please see the order form for details.

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
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

YOUNG JUSTICE #17
written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and DAVID F. WALKER
art by SCOTT GODLEWSKI
cover by JOHN TIMMS
variant cover by MIRKA ANDOLFO
This very special issue focuses directly on the friendship at the heart of Young Justice: Conner, Tim, and Bart—a.k.a. Superboy, Drake, and Impulse. As younger men, these three iconic heroes built Young Justice on their friendship. Now their dream has grown and changed as much as they have. And with the demands of adulthood pulling them in different directions, they realize that nights like this one may never happen again.
ON SALE 06.03.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #48
written by SIMON SPURRIER
art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT RYAN
cover by DAVID MARQUEZ
variant cover by CLAUDIO CASTELLINI
Wonder Woman 1984 variant cover by JIM LEE
As writer Simon Spurrier jumps on board for the start of the three-part tale “The Rule of War,” it’s close encounters…of a Justice League kind! After answering a distress signal from distant space, Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, the Flash, and Green Lantern discover an abandoned cargo ship full of young aliens! When the League attempts to return the children to their home planet, they are met with awe, terror, and war! Thus begins a three-part storyline that will take the League to a previously unknown planet, with an all-new species, a dangerous mystery, and a new, otherworldly villain.
ON SALE 06.03.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with three covers.
Please see the order form for details.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #49
written by SIMON SPURRIER
art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT RYAN
cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
variant cover by NICK DERINGTON
“The Rule of War” part two! After the devastating events of last issue, the League is separated and labeled as alien visitors on a war-torn planet. With events spiraling out of control, and no leader to guide planet Trotha’s citizens, how can the League save this world without interfering? As the team battles rogue factions, Batman makes a startling discovery that will threaten any hope the team has of returning home!
ON SALE 06.17.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

TEEN TITANS #43
written by ROBBIE THOMPSON
art by EDUARDO PANSICA
cover by BERNARD CHANG
variant cover by KHARY RANDOLPH
Robin begins a hunt that leads him to the KGBeast, the same assassin who wounded and nearly killed the first Robin, Dick Grayson. Will Damian Wayne cross the line to enact brutal revenge on the Russian villain—or can the Teen Titans temper the current Robin’s rage?
ON SALE 06.17.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.

THE FLASH GIANT #5
Cover by CULLY HAMNER
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by CLAYTON HENRY
The Flash races against the Reverse Flash in the hopes of freeing the future Central City from Eobard Thawne’s grasp! At every turn, Eobard is right on Barry’s heels. Can the Scarlet Speedster evade the Reverse Flash’s pursuit and save the future?
Written by DAVE WIELGOSZ
Art by DAVID LAFUENTE
It’s Flash Day in Central City, and the parade is in full swing, but one person isn’t thrilled: Barry Allen. Hating the attention, Barry just wants the day to be over, but that might come sooner than expected when Tar Pit shows up!
Plus these reprint tales:
• “Gorilla Warfare Part Five,” The Flash #17 (2013)
• “The Death and Life of Oliver Queen Part Four” from Green
Arrow #4 (2016)
• “Secrets Part One,” from Blue Beetle #5 (2006)
ON SALE 06.10.20 | $4.99 US | FC | 96 PAGES | DC

THE FLASH #750 DELUXE EDITION HC
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON, GEOFF JOHNS, FRANCIS MANAPUL, MARV WOLFMAN, SCOTT LOBDELL, and others
art by RAFA SANDOVAL, SCOTT KOLINS, BRETT BOOTH, STEPHEN SEGOVIA, DAVID MARQUEZ, BRYAN HITCH, FRANCIS MANAPUL, RILEY ROSSMO, and others
cover by HOWARD PORTER
The landmark 750th issue of The Flash is now in a deluxe edition hardcover, with tales by an all-star lineup of writers and artists! As “The Flash Age” begins, a supercharged Speed Force wreaks havoc on Barry Allen’s life. Plus, the epilogue to Flash Forward finds Wally West adjusting to his newfound powers, and much more!
ON SALE 07.01.20
$17.99 US | 7.0625” x 10.875”
112 PAGES | FC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-507-1

THE FLASH #135 FACSIMILE EDITION
written by JOHN BROOME
art by CARMINE INFANTINO and JOE GIELLA
cover by CARMINE INFANTINO and MURPHY ANDERSON
Kid Flash gets a new look in this tale involving an alien invasion and a “mind over matter” device that brings the Flash’s vision of his sidekick’s new look to life.
ON SALE 06.17.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC
Offered to coincide with the Flash Forward TP.

THE FLASH: UNITED THEY FALL TP
written by GAIL SIMONE
art and cover by CLAYTON HENRY
Barry Allen and Iris West take a vacation, but their relaxation is cut short when their cruise ship is attacked by King Shark! Can the Fastest Man Alive save a sinking ship when there’s no land in sight—or will he be fish food? This and more in stories featuring the Flash taking on his greatest rogues, including Captain Cold, Mirror Master, Heat Wave, Captain Boomerang, and Weather Wizard! Collects stories from The Flash Giant #1-7 (first wave) and The Flash Giant #1-5 (second wave).
ON SALE 07.15.20
$17.99 US | 184 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-77950-260-5

DC CLASSICS: JUSTICE LEAGUE #50
written by GEOFF JOHNS
art and cover by JASON FABOK
Batman: Three Jokers #1 is here at last—and to accompany it, DC reprints Justice League #50, the story that introduced the concept of the three Jokers, by the Three Jokers creative team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Jason Fabok.
ON SALE 06.17.20
$1.99 US | 48 PAGES | FC | DC

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, SEAN PARSONS, NORM RAPMUND, and ANDY OWENS
cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN and JASON PAZ
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?
ON SALE 07.29.20
$16.99 US | 160 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-4012-9965-1

DC ESSENTIALS: JUSTICE LEAGUE ACTION FIGURE 6-PACK
Collect the whole Justice League with this DC Essentials 6-pack featuring all of your favorite characters. With all-new fresh paints, this collector’s pack is not one to be missed by any action figure fan.
• Allocations may occur
• Final products may differ from images shown
ON SALE NOVEMBER 2020
$140.00 US

Flash #751 Preview

DC has posted several preview pages for Flash #751, and you can see them at CBR. The issue is due out on March 11th, which is only one week after the big milestone issue because that had been delayed.

In the preview, Godspeed hints a bit about his motivation for working with Paradox, and we see that Commander Cold left something for Barry. Check it out at the link!

THE FLASH #751
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by RAFA SANDOVAL
cover by HOWARD PORTER
variant cover by JUNGGEUN YOON
The Flash battles Godspeed as “Flash Age” continues! In this issue, Paradox enlists Godspeed in his mission to erase the Flash legacy from existence! But when Godspeed’s allegiance comes into question, Paradox proves he may be the strongest foe Barry Allen’s ever faced!
ON SALE 03.11.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the order form for details.