Beginning with DC COMICS: DIVERGENCE (FCBD) on May 2nd and continuing week by week in the May issues of the CONVERGENCE miniseries, we’re including 8-page “sneak peeks” at the new and continuing titles arriving this June. This isn’t excerpted content, but all new, standalone stories that give a glimpse of what fans can expect after CONVERGENCE.
Not only will these previews be included in the monthly miniseries, they’ll also be available as free digital downloads day and date with the monthly books* at places like DCComics.com, Comixology, Amazon, iTunes, Barnes & Noble and iVerse. So with two different flavors available, we’re giving you a taste of what’s next and a head start on choosing your universe come June. Be sure to check them out!
*Sneak Peeks of BATMAN, SUPERMAN and JUSTICE LEAGUE from Free Comic Book Day will be available to read digitally on May 6th.
Here’s the lineup for the second week of sneak peeks; come back again next week for Week 3!
CONVERGENCE: SUPERBOY #2 features a bonus ACTION COMICS story written by Greg Pak and Aaron Kuder and illustrated by Aaron Kuder.
Low on power, Superman battles mysterious assailants - Shadow Ninjas – as he tries to reach his Fortress of Solitude.
CONVERGENCE: SUICIDE SQUAD #2 features a bonus AQUAMAN story written by Cullen Bunn and illustrated by Trevor McCarthy.
Aquaman is mysteriously on the run from Atlantis. His main tormentor: his former consort Mera. This prequel introduces new characters that Mera has tasked to hunt down the Sea King.
CONVERGENCE: SUPERGIRL: MATRIX #2 features a bonus BAT-MITE story written by Dan Jurgens and illustrated by Corin Howell.
The Dark Knight has a new partner -- whether he wants one or not! Bat-Mite arrives at the scene of a Gotham robbery with the goal of helping Batman be a better crime fighter and spreading his "sound advice" all over the DC Universe.
CONVERGENCE: SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL #2 features a bonus BIZARRO story written by Heath Corson and illustrated by Gustavo Duarte.
Introducing the hero no one wants! And Jimmy Olsen's assignment is to help get him out of Metropolis and into Bizarro America A.K.A. Canada!
CONVERGENCE: BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #2 features a bonus DEATHSTROKE story written and illustrated by Tony S. Daniel.
Slade Wilson reflects on his recent family troubles as he is drawn into another family's conflict — the Gods of Olympus!
CONVERGENCE: AQUAMAN #2 features a bonus DR. FATE story written by Paul Levitz and illustrated by Sonny Liew.
Twenty-something Egyptian-American med student Khalid "Kent" Nassor becomes the newest wearer of the helmet of Fate.
CONVERGENCE: CATWOMAN #2 features a bonus GOTHAM BY MIDNIGHT story written by Ray Fawkes and illustrated by Juan Ferrerya.
It's an all-new Gotham, but Batman still needs the help of the Midnight Shift. A typical assignment comes through.
CONVERGENCE: GREEN ARROW #2 features a bonus STARFIRE story written by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti and illustrated by Emanuela Lupacchino.
Kori seeks the advice of other heroes on the best place for her to love now that she has left the Outlaws.
CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #2 features a bonus JUSTICE LEAGUE 3001story written by Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis and illustrated by Howard Porter.
It's one year later for the Justice League. Superman and Teri, aka the Flash, are finally having their first date – it’s a good thing Batman and Ariel decided to tag along. What could possibly go wrong? Maybe the appearance of a sexy new female Leaguer named – wait a minute, this can’t be right – GUY GARDNER?!
CONVERGENCE: GREEN LANTERN/PARALLAX #2 features a bonus LOBO story written by Cullen Bunn and illustrated by Cliff Richards.
The intergalactic hit man fulfills one contract, while taking a new one that could be the death of him.