It’s hard to believe that we’re already almost one full year into DC COMICS-THE NEW 52. To celebrate this monumental anniversary, each day this week on THE SOURCE we’ve been spotlighting a different paperback collected edition being released this month. With the launch storylines of these critically acclaimed series collected for the first time in their entirety, it’s a great way for new readers to join the growing DC Universe. Today, we shed a spotlight on O.M.A.C. VOL. 1: OMACTIVATE.
With their identities revealed to the world, the Secret Seven are more vulnerable than ever before. So vulnerable in fact, that they start slaughtering each other from within. But who is to blame for these casualties? Which team members can be trusted? Could the rumors that someone on the team is working for Aquaman or Wonder Woman be true?
In the second issues of the “Edge” group books, the odds are not in our protagonists’ favor. In DEATHSTROKE, MEN OF WAR and ALL-STAR WESTERN, new villains will be revealed. Grifter and Voodoo are on the run while Stormwatch, the Blackhawks, O.M.A.C. and the Suicide Squad must fight battles that’ll have grave consequences.
When a scorned enemy reveals the identity of the Secret Seven to the world, it’ll be up to Shade the Changing Man to hold the team together. But as he struggles to lead them, he’ll need to find the confidence to understand his incomplete memories. Otherwise, he may lose grip on reality and turn into a madman--the very kind he intends to stop.
FLASHPOINT: SECRET SEVEN #1 comes to us from a distinguished creative team indeed. Peter Milligan is the writer of many acclaimed titles, notably SHADE THE CHANGING MAN, the cult classic published by Vertigo in the ‘90s.
Last month, we announced the large roster of contributors working on JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA’s extra-sized 50th anniversary issue. Broken up into a series of four episodes, this 56-page issue features the talents of writer Marc Guggenheim, interior artists George Perez, Scott Koblish, Howard Chaykin, Freddie Williams, Tom Derenick, and cover artists Felipe Massafera and Darwyn Cooke.