“The Rise of Eclipso” continues as Eclipso’s ambitious and terrifying master plan is revealed. It’ll be up to the Justice League to fight off his ever-growing Shadow Army in time to prevent The End of Days and stop Eclipso from getting to his next target: The Spectre. With Obsidian back, the JLA might seem equipped to take on all these challenges … but can Obsidian really be trusted? From the ongoing creative team of James Robinson, Brett Booth, and Norm Rapmund, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #57 goes on sale tomorrow.
After his adventures in TIME MASTERS: VANISHING POINT, Booster Gold finds himself in a Coast City he does not recognize. When he tries to return to his rightful world, his companion, Skeets, is destroyed. Booster is abandoned in this new world and left to face Doomsday alone. And to his surprise, nobody knows who he is. In fact, Central City unleashes a vicious attack against Booster that not only risks his life, but also the city itself.
Today sees the release of BRIGHTEST DAY #23, the series' penultimate issue. As a fan, I've got push-pull issues with endings. An an entertainment junkie, I often hurry to the end for the big reveal. Who lives? Who dies? Oh, her father was the killer. The super advanced robots are dead. A great ending is satisfying, but there's a sadness, too. We're never going back to the island. Our favorite hero or our favorite villain is dead. Their stories are over. The end.
The "Rise of Eclipso" begins next week! While searching for closure on Diablo Island, Bruce Gordan again becomes the unwilling host of Eclipso. Now with Bruce but a powerless voice inside his head, Eclipso begins his mysterious scheme by assembling all the shadow-powered villains in the world. Find out who the Lord of Darkness has in mind (including someone you wouldn't suspect) in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #54, on sale tomorrow. Check out a preview of the issue below!
WARNING: if you hate spoilers, stop reading now. Remember the scribblings on the blackboard in 52? Well, they're back and in a major way in the final pages of TIME MASTERS: VANISHING POINT issue 6, on sale today. How important might these mysterious scribblings be? They lead into the pages of BOOSTER GOLD issue 44... And a comic book we call FLASHPOINT issue 1. A look at the Blackboard is after the jump. This is your last chance to look away.
New comic books go on sale today, including JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA issue 53, the final chapter of "JLA Omega" by James Robinson and Mark Bagley. The alliance between the Justice League and the Crime Syndicate has broken down. Things look grim. Can there possibly be a plan that will defeat Omega Man? Batman must have a plan, right? I mean, he always has a plan. Uh, right?