Daybreak of DC Sees New Comics for Surprise Girl, Flash, and Hawkgirl
It’s nonetheless pretty early into the brand new yr, and DC Comics continues to be step by step teasing out its lineup of books below 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 Surprise 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) will probably be taking up Surprise Girl from Becky Cloonan, Michael Conrad, and their number of artists. The latter inventive crew will finish issues with June’s outsized Surprise Girl #800 earlier than the brand new crew begins issues off with a narrative that sees all Amazons banned from coming into the USA after an Amazon is accused of mass homicide. It falls to Surprise Girl to seek out the wrongdoer as she turns into “finds herself an outlaw on the planet she as soon as swore to guard.”
In the meantime, The Flash (which focuses on Wally West) may even relaunch in September, with the brand new crew of Si Spurrier (Legion of X) and Mike Deodato Jr. (The Resistance). The pair teased their story for Wally will probably be extra targeted on “cosmic horror” as he explores new realms and will get a deal with on his new powers. Like with Surprise Girl, the relaunch will probably be preceded by The Flash #800 in June, which will probably 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 completely and go away the hero responsibility 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 (Surprise 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 starts on July 18, and The Flash and Surprise 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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