It’s nonetheless pretty early into the brand new 12 months, and DC Comics remains to be progressively teasing out its lineup of books underneath 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, often 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 Lady, who’ll get new groups this fall.
Beginning in September, Tom King (Supergirl: Lady of Tomorrow) and Daniel Sampere (Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths) might be taking up Surprise Lady from Becky Cloonan, Michael Conrad, and their number of artists. The latter inventive workforce will finish issues with June’s outsized Surprise Lady #800 earlier than the brand new workforce 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 Lady to seek out the offender as she turns into “finds herself an outlaw on the earth 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 workforce of Si Spurrier (Legion of X) and Mike Deodato Jr. (The Resistance). The pair teased their story for Wally might be extra centered on “cosmic horror” as he explores new realms and will get a deal with on his new powers. Like with Surprise Lady, the relaunch might be preceded by The Flash #800 in June, which might be outsized and convey 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 totally and go away 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 (Surprise Lady) 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.
So, to sum up: Hawkgirl starts on July 18, and The Flash and Surprise Lady 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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