It’s nonetheless pretty early into the brand new yr, and DC Comics continues to be regularly teasing out its lineup of books beneath the “Daybreak of DC” banner. New publishing strains don’t simply imply wholly new books, it means new inventive groups get a shot at long-running heavy hitters, normally the solo books. We’re seeing this proper now with Josh Williamson and Jamal Campbell on Superman, and it’s persevering with with each the Flash and Marvel Girl, who’ll get new groups this fall.
Beginning in September, Tom King (Supergirl: Girl of Tomorrow) and Daniel Sampere (Darkish Disaster on Infinite Earths) might be taking on Marvel Girl from Becky Cloonan, Michael Conrad, and their number of artists. The latter inventive group will finish issues with June’s outsized Marvel Girl #800 earlier than the brand new group begins issues off with a narrative that sees all Amazons banned from getting into the US after an Amazon is accused of mass homicide. It falls to Marvel Girl to seek out the perpetrator as she turns into “finds herself an outlaw on the earth she as soon as swore to guard.”
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In the meantime, The Flash (which focuses on Wally West) will even relaunch in September, with the brand new group of Si Spurrier (Legion of X) and Mike Deodato Jr. (The Resistance). The pair teased their story for Wally might be extra targeted on “cosmic horror” as he explores new realms and will get a deal with on his new powers. Like with Marvel Girl, the relaunch might be preceded by The Flash #800 in June, which might be outsized and produce the present run by Jeremy Adams and Roger Cruz to an in depth.
Lastly, DC introduced two model new comics: Steelworks and Hawkgirl. The previous hails from Star Trek’s Michael Dorn and Harley Quinn’s Sam Basri, will dig into John Henry Irons as he tries to find out if it’s time for him to cease being Metal fully and depart the hero obligation to his niece Natasha (Metal II) so he can run the titular Steelworks firm. And Hawkgirl from Jadzia Axelrod (Galaxy: The Prettiest Star) and Amancay Nahuelpan (Marvel Girl) will see Kendra Saunders arrange a life in Metropolis when she’s drawn into the orbit of a villain with a connection to the Nth steel that makes up her wings and weapons.
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So, to sum up: Hawkgirl begins on July 18, and The Flash and Marvel Girl will relaunch in September after their 800th points respectively launch on June 6 and June 20. Steelworks doesn’t have a launch date but.
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