Anyone who’s ever called August a quiet month has clearly never heard of the Suicide Squad. Along with getting an explosive feature film that will bring both the Squad and some of its iconic members to the big screen for the first time, the Suicide Squad is also getting a high profile new comic series next month. Written by Rob Williams and drawn by no less than Jim Lee and Philip Tan, this newest version of the villains-as-heroes tale features much of the same lineup as the film and a closer tie to the greater DC Universe.
The malevolent, body-hopping force known as Eclipso has turned up all over the DC Universe, in books as varied as SWORD OF SORCERY, TEAM 7, DEMON KNIGHTS and CATWOMAN — and every time, he's come in an unpredictable new iteration. But it's in September's JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #23.2: ECLIPSO that he takes his most dangerous form yet.
This fall, FOREVER EVIL will establish a new status quo in the DC Universe – one in which there are no superheroes left and evil is on a soaring rise. Therefore, it’ll be up to Steve Trevor and the surviving agents of A.R.G.U.S. to step up to the challenge of combating these threats on their own. But how can regular human beings take on super-powered villains and expect to stand a fighting chance?
"Little did I suspect when I accepted the BATMAN writing assignment back in 2006 that I’d wind up spending the next six years writing the longest continued comic story I’ve ever attempted. I thought I’d said most of what I had to say about the character with Arkham Asylum, Gothic, and Batman’s appearances in JLA. Clearly, I was wrong.
In case you missed previous issues of the fan-favorite miniseries, HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE, Skeletor has rewritten all of Eternia’s history. Now a scrawny and simple woodsman named Adam (a.k.a. He-Man) is haunted by dreams of his past glory. But will he ever remember his former life as a hero?
In September, Zero Month introduced you to four all-new ongoing series: THE PHANTOM STRANGER, SWORD OF SORCERY, TALON and TEAM 7. With these #0 issues, you got a taste of the new characters and stories that will be impacting the ever-growing DC Universe.