When Hot Pursuit first appeared in the pages of THE FLASH earlier this year, his identity was a mystery. If you haven’t been reading the series and haven’t already learned who Hot Pursuit really is, we recommend you stop reading this blog post now. OK, still reading? In THE FLASH #10, on stands today, the creative team of Geoff Johns, Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato, present the secret origin of Hot Pursuit in The Road to Flashpoint, part 2. [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]
THE ROAD TO FLASHPOINT storyline concludes in THE FLASH #12, the series' final issue. Here's the very first look at Francis Portela's variant cover, which is sure to raise a lot of questions about the series’ finale.
DC RETROACTIVE: THE FLASH – THE ‘70s #1 Artist Benito Gallego teams up with writer Cary Bates to tell the tale of an evil attack from one of The Flash’s greatest nemeses, Gorilla Grodd. With a plan so twisted and evil launched against him, Barry must not only work to preserve his legacy, but his relationship with his wife, Iris. ONE-SHOT • On sale JULY 20 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
This past weekend at WonderCon, VP of Sales, Bob Wayne, announced RETRO-ACTIVE. Published throughout July and August 2011, these are exactly the kinds of one-shots people often associate with summer. RETRO-ACTIVE reunites classic writers and artists with classic characters Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, and Justice League of America, returning to the interpretations they are best known for. Each of these series will have 3 one-shots that pay homage respectively to the‘70s, ‘80s, and ‘90s.
[gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"] Hey, BRIGHTEST DAY fans! Looking to complete your collection of DC Direct’s awesome 3-part action figure omnibus based on the bestselling series? Well, look no further than this year’s C2E2 and WonderCon. These conventions will serve as the only places where you can purchase two exclusive figures that not only coincide with the rest of the BRIGHTEST DAY action figure set, but stand alone as incredible collector’s items.
We have some nice art to help you get through the midweek slump. First up, the cover to THE FLASH #10 by the incredible Francis Manapul followed by the variant of GREEN LANTERN CORPS #58 by Tyler Kirkham. Next up are both JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST #22 covers. The standard is by Dustin Nguyen and the variant by Kevin Maguire. Rounding out the bunch is the JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #55 variant by Dan Jurgens. [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]
FLASH issue nine, on sale next Wednesday, kicks off the much anticipated Prelude to FLASHPOINT storyline. Writer Geoff Johns and artist Francis Manapul are crafting a murder mystery with a heck of a twist. Who dies? We won't say here (yet), but we'll let this question linger: "You recognize the costume?" [gallery link="file" order="DESC" columns="2"]