It's that time again -- solicitation. Where we showcase some covers and tease-worthy text about product coming your way. Today we've got a slice of the solicitations for April in-store. Specifically, all things BRIGHTEST DAY. So, click below for the full rundown of covers and text. BRIGHTEST DAY #0 On sale APRIL 14 • 56 pg, FC, $3.99 US Written by Geoff Johns & Peter J. Tomasi • Art by Fernando Pasarin Cover by David Finch 1:50 Variant cover by Ivan Reis The biggest event in comics continues as BRIGHTEST DAY burns back the BLACKEST NIGHT from the writing team behind GREEN LANTERN and GREEN LANTERN CORPS – Geoff Johns and Peter J. Tomasi! And don’t miss the exciting DC Comics debut of red hot cover artist David Finch (New Avengers, Ultimatum)! The effects that the already classic BLACKEST NIGHT will have on the DC Universe will be felt for years to come and this issue not only sets the stage for the new ongoing biweekly DC Universe book BRIGHTEST DAY, but also the next exciting era of the DC Universe!Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. This issue features a special ordering incentive. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. GREEN LANTERN #53 On sale APRIL 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by GEOFF JOHNS • Art and cover by DOUG MAHNKE & CHRISTIAN ALAMY 1:25 Variant cover by RODOLFO MIGLIARI A BRIGHTEST DAY tie-in! Exploding out of BLACKEST NIGHT comes the next exciting chapter in the Green Lantern mythos: “New Guardians”! Forced together during the rise of the Black Lanterns, Hal Jordan, Sinestro, Carol Ferris, Saint Walker, Atrocitus, Indigo-1 and Larfleeze must agree to disagree if their next mission is to succeed. But when one of the strangest beings from Green Lantern’s past returns, the future of the Lanterns and the universe at large once again falls into question. Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. This issue features a special ordering incentive. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. GREEN LANTERN CORPS #47 On sale APRIL 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US Written by Peter J. Tomasi • Art and cover by Patrick Gleason & Rebecca Buchman 1:25 Variant cover by Rodolfo Migliari A BRIGHTEST DAY tie-in! As BRIGHTEST DAY begins, Guy Gardner and Kyle Rayner, along with the rest of the Green Lantern Corps, attempt to pick up the pieces from the horrific events of BLACKEST NIGHT and take a long hard look at how the Corps is run now that major revelations have come to light. Who survived (and what the Alpha Lanterns have in store for them) is only one of the many new questions that the Green Lanterns will have to answer on the difficult and dangerous road ahead. Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. This issue features a special ordering incentive. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. THE FLASH #1 On sale APRIL 14 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US Written by GEOFF JOHNS • Art, cover and 1:100 variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL 1:25 Variant cover by Tony Harris A BRIGHTEST DAY tie-in! Get in on the ground floor of DC’s next epic in the making! The Flash races out of BLACKEST NIGHT and into his own monthly title as the all-new adventures of The Fastest Man Alive start with “Case One: The Dastardly Death of the Rogues!” Barry Allen runs back to his life in Central City, but when one of the Rogues turns up murdered under mysterious circumstances, it’s up to The Flash to not only solve this bizarre crime, but protect those that are still targeted by the elusive killer. Plus, don’t miss a peek into the future of the Flash universe in this special, extra-sized starting point issue! Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #44 On sale APRIL 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US Written by JAMES ROBINSON • Art and cover by MARK BAGLEY & ROB HUNTER 1:25 Variant cover by David Mack A BRIGHTEST DAY tie-in! Following the events of BLACKEST NIGHT, the brand new Justice League of America enters into BRIGHTEST DAY with an arc featuring the Justice Society of America. The epic team-up begins with a character from the end of BLACKEST NIGHT joining the JLA. But when the storyline’s over, what mysterious villain will be revealed – and which hero will switch teams? Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. BLACKEST NIGHT DIRECTORS CUT On sale APRIL 7 • 80 pg, FC, $5.99 US Featuring contributions from GEOFF JOHNS, IVAN REIS, DOUG MAHNKE, JOE PRADO, PETER J. TOMASI, PATRICK GLEASON & others Cover by IVAN REIS Prepare for the ultimate behind-the-scenes experience from the event of the century! With the creative minds behind BLACKEST NIGHT as your tour guides, you’ll marvel at hidden Easter eggs and meanings throughout the series in our director’s commentary section. Discover shocking scenes that were left on the cutting room floor including actual script pages that were never drawn. Be astonished at incredible never-before-seen designs from the best-selling event! Plus, many more exclusives that you’ll witness within this mammoth special including an early look into BRIGHTEST DAY!
Take a sneak peek at April's BRIGHTEST DAY solicit info
BY: DCE Editorial
Tuesday, January 19th, 2010