Final yr, DC Comics took their best heroes and paired them with characters from the wealthy historical past of animated Hanna-Barbera Saturday morning cartoons from the ’60s, for a collection of untamed adventures throughout area and time. And just lately, the writer introduced plans to launch 4 new one-shot comics bringing a few of DC’s most enjoyable heroes along with well-known characters from the world of Hanna-Barbera cartoons, this time from the groovy 1970s.
All 4 of those books shall be accessible at comedian e-book retailers and digitally on Might 30; every one-shot shall be 48 pages lengthy and price $four.99. We’ve an unique take a look at the variant covers for these particular points, and you’ll view them beneath together with every e-book’s synopsis.
AQUAMAN/JABBERJAW SPECIAL #1
Variant cowl by Joshua Middleton
In a narrative by Aquaman author Dan Abnett with artwork by Paul Pelletier and Andrew Hennessey, the city of Amnesty Island is besieged by a collection of shark assaults, and the authorities name Aquaman for assist. What’s uncommon about this case is the shark isn’t making an attempt to kill individuals—he simply needs to speak to them. All Jabberjaw needs is to get again to Aqualand. However that peaceable metropolis the place man and sentient sea life have been dwelling in concord has been changed into a dystopian nightmare created by a brand new Ocean Grasp! Now the King of Atlantis and his pleasant shark ally should be part of forces to set issues proper. This one-shot additionally features a bonus brief story by Jeff Parker and Scott Kolins that tells the story of the first-ever assembly between Captain Caveman, the Spectre, and the wizard Shazam.
BLACK LIGHTNING/HONG KONG PHOOEY SPECIAL #1
Variant cowl by Chris Cross
Again from Vietnam, kung-fu grasp Hong Kong Phooey has arrange his personal detective company within the interior metropolis. In the meantime, Jefferson Pierce (a.ok.a. Black Lightning) has uncovered a plot by three assassins to gather the parts of a sacred textual content revealing the darkest secrets and techniques of martial arts magic, and so they’ll kill anybody who owns them—together with the canine who holds the final chapter of the e-book, Hong Kong Phooey. Michael Cray’s Bryan Hill, Denys Cowan, and Invoice Sienkiewicz are delivering a narrative with all the ability of a roundhouse kick to the chops. Plus, Parker and Kolins are again with a bonus story that includes a pre-Demon Jason Blood and Hanna-Barbera’s personal “Spirit of ’76,” the Funky Phantom.
THE FLASH/SPEED BUGGY SPECIAL #1
Variant cowl by Ivan Reis
Purple Hood and the Outlaws scribe Scott Lobdell, together with Brett Sales space and Norm Rapmund, is gearing as much as ship a rubber-burning story that pushes all the best way into the redline. When Wally West tries to take down the villain Kilgpercentre, he’s stunned to search out he has an unknown ally who can transfer simply as quick as he can. Dr. Pernell, a superb S.T.A.R. Labs scientist, has discovered a method to energy his dune buggy utilizing the Velocity Pressure. When the Flash agrees to assist take a look at the boundaries of the car in a race, one thing sudden sends them spiraling out of the Velocity Pressure and into the unknown. They land in a post-apocalyptic future, however Dr. Pernell is lacking, leaving a now-sentient Velocity Buggy to assist the Quickest Man Alive restore the time stream and cease the triple menace of Savitar, Velocity Demon Buggy, and… Reverse Velocity Buggy?
SUPER SONS/DYNOMUTT SPECIAL #1
Variant cowl by Doug Mahnke
It’s no enjoyable for Jon Kent to be visiting Huge Metropolis together with his mother and father for the funeral of an previous pal, so his greatest pal Damian Wayne decides to comply with alongside and provides him the within scoop on town. However after they go to fulfill Robin’s native pal, Dynomutt, they discover him injured and in want of assist. And Dynomutt’s human superhero companion, Blue Falcon, has seemingly turned evil. What’s the rationale for this betrayal between once-loyal companions, and what position may the evil Purple Vulture play on this situation? Fan-favorite Tremendous Sons author Peter J. Tomasi and artists Fernando Pasarin and Oclair Albert inform this story in regards to the first encounter of the Canine Marvel with the sons of the Man of Metal and the Darkish Knight.
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