Two ancient and fabled civilizations: the Amazons and the Atlanteans. Two restless souls: the Atlantean King Arthur and Princess Diana of the Island of Themyscira.
FLASHPOINT: WONDER WOMAN AND THE FURIES by writers Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, penciler Scott Clark and inker Dave Beaty tells the story of the arranged marriage of Arthur and Diana. It's a tragic tale of betrayal and violence. Issue one is on sale tomorrow. Hey now, who doesn't love a royal wedding?
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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.
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
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