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DC Unveils Variant Covers for BEFORE WATCHMEN: NITE OWL #1

On June 27th, BEFORE WATCHMEN: NITE OWL #1, written by J. Michael Straczynski and illustrated by Andy Kubert and Joe Kubert, will land in stores. Here’s the first look at the issue’s variant cover by Kevin Nowlan! The BEFORE WATCHMEN: NITE OWL #1 variant cover by Jim Lee! And the digital combo pack!

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Eddie Berganza on the FLASHPOINT Finale

This Wednesday marks the release of the final issue of the bestselling FLASHPOINT mini-series. FLASHPOINT #5 brings an action-packed, jaw dropping and emotionally charged conclusion to this summer’s game-changing series. Take my word for it: you won’t be disappointed.

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The Return of T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS

On November 16th, DC Comics will release issue #1 of a new six-issue T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS mini-series. Written by Nick Spencer, the mini-series will have Wes Craig as the main interior artist and include special guest artists in future issues (the same way the first volume of T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS was drawn by CAFU & Bit and featured guest artists like George Perez, Ryan Sook, Mike Grell, and Nick Dragotta). Providing the cover art for the entire mini-series will be FLASHPOINT artist Andy Kubert.

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DC Q&A with artist Andy Kubert

As I was wrapping up the Batman “Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader” 2-parter that I did with Neil, I had asked Dan Didio if he had anything in mind for my next project. I had told him that I really wanted to do a Flash project someday. Flashpoint was in its infancy (there wasn’t even a title at that point), and there were really no details at all, except that Dan did say (with this gigantic smile on his face) that he had a huge Flash project on the horizon and I could do it if I were interested. At that time, I didn’t know the storyline or even who was writing it, but I said yes right away. I really trust Dan’s instincts.

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Three answers from Geoff Johns

What is the FLASHPOINT? Is there a moment where everything in the DC Universe as we know changes? When you open up the first issue, you’ll enter an entirely new world that will be both familiar and new. Flash will learn what the universe would be like if the world’s greatest super-heroes never became the world’s greatest super-heroes. When, how and why everything changes and what that means to the future of the DC Universe will be answered in the series. Oh, and Andy Kubert has done an absolutely unbelievable job on the book. Wait until you see what’s happened to Aquaman, Superman and Wonder Woman. We’ve seen the blackboard in the pages of TIME MASTERS 6. Ok, we’ll bite. Who or what is S!H!A!Z!A!M!? You’ll find out what S!H!A!Z!A!M! is in the very first issue of Flashpoint. What we didn’t want to do with this series was the expected. You won’t just see the DC Universe shaken up, you’ll see characters you’ve never met who’ve come into existence because of the historical damage done to the past. From Element Woman to Blackout to the Outsider to the Resistance. In a strange way, these new characters include S!H!A!Z!A!M! It may be the most radical change when it comes to the core DC Universe, but not quite… Fans want clues about FLASHPOINT. What storylines might they want to revisit for an informed idea as to where we are headed? Honestly, none. The Flash series and The Flash: Rebirth give you the foundation for Barry today, but even then Flashpoint #1 will tell you everything you need to know. You’ll meet the world and characters as you enter the story. But if you want to get really into it and meet some characters that are going to be making appearances you could pull out that copy of Batman: Year One, remind yourself who Steve Trevor is, check out Peter Milligan’s amazing run on Shade the Changing Man, prepare for Green Lantern Abin Sur’s return and make sure to pick up Dan Jurgens triumphant return to Booster Gold in May! Booster Gold is the only monthly book that ties into Flashpoint for obvious reasons and it’s great to see Dan back on it! Tags : andy kubert , flashpoint , flashpoint friday , Geoff Johns This entry was posted on Friday, February 18th, 2011 at 10:00 am and is filed under From the Creators . You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0 feed. You can leave a response , or trackback from your own site.

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Can lightning strike twice?

DC Comics has posted a series of teaser images today.

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