It's that time again, gang -- where we take a sneak peek at the books heading to your local comic shop in June. First up we have BRIGHTEST DAY and the event's related titles, including JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA, TITANS, FLASH and a new launch. Click below for more info. And swing back later for a first look at the BATMAN titles for June as well. BRIGHTEST DAY #3-4 Issue #3 on sale JUNE 2 • Issue #4 on sale JUNE 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by GEOFF JOHNS & PETER J. TOMASI • Art by IVAN REIS, PAT GLEASON, ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK & JOE PRADO • Covers by DAVID FINCH 1:25 variant covers by IVAN REIS & OCLAIR ALBERT If this is the BRIGHTEST DAY then what is Black Lantern Firestorm doing on our cover?! Retailers please note: These issues will ship with two covers each. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. GREEN LANTERN #55 On sale JUNE 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by GEOFF JOHNS • Art and cover by DOUG MAHNKE & CHRISTIAN ALAMY BRIGHTEST DAY marches on as the Main Man, Lobo, goes head-to-head with Red Lantern Atrocitus – with Hal Jordan caught in the middle! It doesn’t get more brutal than this! Plus, Hector Hammond returns . . . to join the new Guardians? GREEN LANTERN CORPS #49 On sale JUNE 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by TONY BEDARD • Art and cover by ARDIAN SYAF & VICENTE CIFUENTES BRIGHTEST DAY continues scorching with “The Revolt of the Alpha Lanterns” as the Alphas seek to recruit John Stewart, Kyle Rayner and even former Guardian Ganthet into their ranks! What is their ultimate goal – and who is the mastermind behind it all? GREEN ARROW #1 On sale JUNE 23 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US Written by J.T. KRUL • Art by DIOGENES NEVES • Cover by MAURO CASCIOLI 1:25 Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER BRIGHTEST DAY shines its light on Star City in this oversized first issue from up-and-coming writer J.T. Krul (BLACKEST NIGHT: TITANS, GREEN ARROW #30) and future superstar artist Diogenes Neves (New Mutants)! “The Fall of Green Arrow” has ended. Now who carries the heavy bow of the Emerald Archer? Coming out of the devastation, what miraculous event has occurred in Star City and what mysteries await inside that bring the forces of good and evil in search of its lone protector? Aim for a whole new era starring Green Arrow in this exciting ongoing series! Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST #3-4 Issue #3 on sale JUNE 9 • Issue #4 on sale JUNE 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by KEITH GIFFEN & JUDD WINICK • Issue #3 art by FERNANDO DAGNINO • Issue #4 art by AARON LOPRESTI • Covers by TONY HARRIS & J.D. METTLER • 1:25 variant covers by KEVIN MAGUIRE DC’s biweekly JUSTICE LEAGUE event continues here! The heroes of the once-great Justice League International – Booster Gold, Captain Atom, Fire and Ice – have reteamed in order to stop a threat to all mankind. But will the heroes of the DCU take this group of misfits seriously? And what happens when Blue Beetle – a new hero with an old legacy – joins the team? And whose side is he really on? Be here to find out! Retailers please note: These issues will ship with two covers each. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #46 On sale JUNE 30 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US Written by JAMES ROBINSON • Art by MARK BAGLEY & ROB HUNTER • cover by MARK BAGLEY & JESUS MERINO BRIGHTEST DAY continues with the start of an all-new, 5-part JLA/JSA crossover! The return of one hero heralds the release of the powerful Starheart that empowers Green Lantern Alan Scott. Now this chaotic force is unleashed on Earth, causing magic to go wild – and new metahumans to emerge! It’s more than one super-team can handle, but can even the combined efforts of the Justice League and the Justice Society contain the light and dark power wielded by one of their own? Witness the transformation of the moon and a journey into the Shadow Lands that will corrupt a hero! Continued in next month’s JSA #41, this epic event features a 5-part connected cover spotlighting both teams in glorious action illustrated by Mark Bagley with inks by Jesus Merino! BIRDS OF PREY #2 On sale JUNE 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by GAIL SIMONE • Art by ED BENES, ADRIAN MELO & MARIAH BENES • Cover by ED BENES Flying out of BRIGHTEST DAY, the Birds of Prey are forced to ally themselves with the worst of Gotham City’s mega-criminals while they struggle to save his life from the unspeakable horror that hunts them all! Fan-favorite writer Gail Simone (WONDER WOMAN, SECRET SIX) and superstar artist Ed Benes (JUSTICE LEAGUE, GREEN LANTERN) continue their return to the title that first brought them together! THE FLASH #3 On sale JUNE 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by GEOFF JOHNS • Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL • 1:10 variant cover by GREG HORN It may be BRIGHTEST DAY, but when a mysterious group of so-called heroes turns up, another Rogue ends up dead. Plus, the mystery deepends as The Flash witness another murder — his own! Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. TITANS #24 On sale JUNE 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by ERIC WALLACE • Art and cover by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO The TITANS ongoing series returns with a new direction that ties into BRIGHTEST DAY! We saw what Deathstroke and his team of mercenaries did in the TITANS: VILLAINS FOR HIRE SPECIAL #1, and it was a dark day for the Justice League of America. Hopefully their next target fares better. Good luck, Lex Luthor!
BRIGHTEST DAY solicitations for June
BY: DCE Editorial
Friday, March 19th, 2010