Top talent from DC Comics-The New 52 will be attending this year’s New York Comic Con (NYCC). The annual pop culture extravaganza will include guests Mahmud Asrar, Brian Azzarello, Greg Capullo, Cliff Chiang, Tony Daniel, Dan DiDio, Keith Giffen, Paul Levitz, Francis Manapul, Fabian Nicieza, Joe Prado, Amy Reeder, Ivan Reis, Ardian Syaf, Scott Snyder, Peter Tomasi, and more.
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.
1) Alien menaces 2) Mysterious underwater creatures 3) Unexpected visitors from other worlds 4) An unsolved kidnapping 5) An international special forces team 6) All of the above Think you know the answer? Find out this October when the second issues of the Justice League and Young Justice group titles in DC Comics’ The New 52 are published.
The hunt for The Joker continues as Jim Gordon seeks out Oracle, who may have some leads as to where the villain is hiding. As Jim approaches the Joker’s alleged hideout, he falls for a treacherous trap that will forever shatter the lives of those he’s trying to save. It’ll be up to Batman to try to save Jim. But when the identity of the Joker is revealed – will the Dark Knight be able to live up to his task?
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On Tuesday, we made the announcement in USA Today that DC was undertaking a historic renumbering of 52 superhero titles across the line, starting with JUSTICE LEAGUE #1 by our superstar creators Geoff Johns and Jim Lee.
Next Wednesday, the first four of the FLASHPOINT miniseries will hit shelves. Keep checking back to THE SOURCE today, as we provide a sneak peek at each one. First up? FLASHPOINT: BATMAN – KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE.
FLASH FACT: The Joker is revealed, and Thomas Wayne will have to figure out whether he can pull the trigger on his lifelong nemesis. FLASHPOINT: BATMAN - KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE #3 Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art by EDUARDO RISSO Cover by DAVE JOHNSON On sale AUGUST 3 * 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T