Last week during San Diego Comic-Con, there was a lot of buzz on the convention floor about the DC Comics books. Fans and press alike were raving about FLASHPOINT and its tie-in titles, particularly FLASHPOINT: BATMAN – THE KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE.
Lost in the speed force, Kid Flash is trapped in a distorted future world. After a startling revelation, Bart Allen realizes he must surrender himself to the criminal mastermind, Braniac. Only then will he be able to manipulate his way back to a point in time that he (at least somewhat) recognizes and seek out his grandfather. But what happens if Braniac catches on to Bart’s plan?
After saving the city from a monstrous attack by the Amazons, Hal Jordan has become a hero to the people of Coast City. But his ultimate test is still to come when the President of the United States chooses him for a top-secret mission that will ultimately change the face of history. Does Hal truly have what it takes to step up to the plate and prove himself as an American hero?
When Neil Sinclair volunteered to become “Subject Zero” and serve as the military’s lab-rat as they conducted experiments on him, he knew he would become the ultimate fighting machine. But after the formula was perfected, Neil become obsessed with his newfound strength and was banished into solitary confinement.
While raiding London on a top-secret assignment, The Resistance falls under Amazonian attack. When they cross paths with Lois Lane, she becomes the newest member of the Resistance. But when they are betrayed by one of their own, can Lois and the rest of the Resistance prevent their seemingly inevitable doom?
On August 31st, the fifth and final installment of Geoff Johns and Andy Kubert’s bestselling series, FLASHPOINT, hits stores. That day will also see the launch of DC Comics-The New 52, with the release of Geoff Johns and Jim Lee’s JUSTICE LEAGUE #1.
When Cyborg locked Mick Rory away in the Hall of Doom for murdering Firestorm, little did he know the risk that comes from being the target of Heatwave’s vengeance. With help from Eel, a.k.a Plastic Man, Heatwave generates an escape plan. But in order to be successful and gain back the weapons that fuel him, he must get past Atomic Skull and the Meta Gang, Animal Man, and Atom to name a few.
Michael Desai is as ruthless in his personal life as he is in the business world. A look back into his origins shows how he took over the crime scene in India and set up the power base he has today. But when Teth-Adam launches an attack to get rid of him, Michael will have to eliminate his nemesis. Can The Outsider’s powers overrule Shazam’s? And even if he does win his battle, will it truly be over?
A savage attack by the Amazons ends in Dick Grayson’s orphanhood. With Deadman now being the closest thing he has to a family, Dick will have to convince his friend to join him in the Resistance after a vigilante named Vertigo enlists their help. But why was the Graysons’ circus a target of an Amazonian attack? What do they have in their possession that’s worth so much and to what lengths will the Amazons go to attain it?
There was once a time when Aquaman and Wonder Woman were to be married. For political reasons, it made perfect sense: with their powers combined, together they could conquer the world. But when Diana’s mother was killed by an Atlantean, Wonder Woman and Aquaman’s alliance was broken and the two became mortal enemies.