Fans of STARMAN are familiar with the concept of a “Times Past” issue. In THE SHADE #4, in stores on Wednesday, writer James Robinson revisits this format to reveal an untold chapter of The Shade’s history. The year is 1944. The Shade’s criminal career has just kicked off and he must save an industrialist who is being targeted for assassination. But when he seeks help, The Shade learns that people are not always who they appear to be. And that includes physically.
OUT MAGAZINE previewed TEEN TITANS #3, which features the introduction of a new gay character, Bunker. “We wanted to show an interesting character who’s homosexuality is part of him, not something that’s hidden,” artist Brett Booth told them.
As Paradise Island sinks into the sea, Wonder Woman’s investigation leads her to an alien vessel. Once inside, she is confronted by a strange interdimensional being and is forced to perform three great feats in order to save her sisters, who are trapped in a bubble. The catch? She’ll have to shed her Wonder Woman costume and succeed as simply Diana Prince in order to set them free.
DC RETROACTIVE: WONDER WOMAN – THE ‘70s #1 Joining legendary scribe Dennis O’Neil is fan-favorite artist J. Bone, tackling the Amazon Princess in her “white costume” phase. With Paradise Island on the verge of destruction, it’ll be up to Wonder Woman to complete three treacherous tasks to save her homeland. ONE-SHOT • On sale JULY 20 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T