FLASHPOINT: SECRET SEVEN #1 comes to us from a distinguished creative team indeed. Peter Milligan is the writer of many acclaimed titles, notably SHADE THE CHANGING MAN, the cult classic published by Vertigo in the ‘90s.
Last week, we were following IGN's countdown of the top 100 heroes in comics all week on THE SOURCE. They've now posted the top twenty selections--and DC's secured eleven of those spots, with Wonder Woman landing at number five and Batman and Superman claiming the top two spots. Here's the breakdown of the DC heroes who crack the top 20: 20 - Catwoman 19 - Jim Gordon 17 - Barbara Gordon 16 - Rorschach 15 - Dream of the Endless 11 - Dick Grayson 8 - Wally West 7 - Hal Jordan 5 - Wonder Woman 2 - Batman 1 - Superman
DC RETROACTIVE: WONDER WOMAN – THE ‘90s #1 Joining writer William Messner-Loebs is artist Paris Cullins to tell a defining story that shows why Wonder Woman is Princess of the Amazons. ONE-SHOT • On sale AUGUST 17 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
DC RETROACTIVE: WONDER WOMAN – THE ‘80s #1 Artist Rich Buckler teams up with writer Roy Thomas as Wonder Woman must battle Silver Swan to protect her secret identity from being revealed. ONE-SHOT • On sale AUGUST 3 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
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
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.