Written by: Daniel Warren Johnson Art by: Daniel Warren Johnson
As the biggest and deadliest Haedra converge on the final fortress of humankind, Wonder Woman prepares to make the ultimate sacrifice to save humanity from the fury of Themyscira. Don’t miss the conclusion to this critically acclaimed DC Black Label series!
Valiant‘s flagship hero returns this November in X-O Manowar #2!
Aric of Dacia, aka X-O Manowar, is back and heading in a bold new direction with Harvey Award-winner Dennis “Hopeless” Hallum, astonishing artist Emilio Laiso, colorist Ruth Redmond, and letterer Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou. The first issue earned a spot in the top 100 best-selling comics when it debuted. Now, the action-packed second issue is set to arrive in comic shops on November 25th, 2020, with covers by Eisner Award-winning artist Christian Ward, Netho Diaz, and a 1:25 variant by Daniel Warren Johnson.
Check out the first four pages of X-O Manowar #2, below.
Dark Nights: Death Metal Legends of the Dark Nights #1
Story: Scott Snyder, Joshua Williamson, Peter J. Tomasi, Daniel Warren Johnson, Marguerite Bennett, Garth Ennis, Frank Tieri Art: Jamal Igle, Joëlle Jones, Francesco Francavilla, Riley Rossmo, Daniel Warren Johnson, Tony S. Daniel
The DC Universe has become engulfed by the Dark Multiverse, where demons dwell and reality is overrun by monstrous versions of the Dark Knight, all ruled by the Batman Who Laughs. In this collection of short tales, learn the terrifying secrets of these new Bats out of hell and other creatures of the night like Robin King, whose origin is just the worst! Plus, read about the secret buried beneath Castle Bat, the sentient Batmobile, and…how did Batman turn into a dinosaur?
Publisher: BOOM! Studios Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Davide Gianfelice Cover Artists: Main Cover: Marc Aspinall Preorder Cover: George Kambadais Incentive Cover: Daniel Warren Johnson Price: $3.99
Mal and Boss Moon’s hunt for the mysterious serial killer continues, but first they have to take a quick detour to capture the most wanted thieves in the sector— members of his former crew; the Chang-Benitez Gang! But will Mal be able to bring in Chang, Kaylee and Jayne? It’s Sheriff Mal versus the ‘Verse’s Bonnie and Clyde and, er, Jayne!
(W) Daniel Warren Johnson (A/CA) Daniel Warren Johnson In Shops: Jun 17, 2020 SRP: $6.99
DC BLACK LABEL AGES 17+ The revelation of the Haedras’ true nature overwhelms even the mighty Amazon Princess, forcing Diana to seek out the one person who can help her: Superman. But what Diana finds at the Fortress of Solitude is one of the most shocking secrets in the history of Wonder Woman. 8.5″ x 10.875″
DC has revealed some big Dark Nights: Death Metal news today! The anticipated series begins on June 16 and is now seven issues! But, it’s expanding further! The series is getting two one-shots, Dark Nights: Death MetalGuidebook #1 and Dark Nights: Death MetalLegends of the Dark Knights #1!
Ahead of September’s skip month for Dark Nights: Death Metal, DC turns up the volume and calls in reinforcements to give fans more than they ever bargained for! A week after Dark Nights: Death Metal #3 publishes on August 11, the world of Dark Nights:Metal expands with Dark Nights: Death MetalGuidebookto include stories by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Joshua Williamson, Becky Cloonan, Vita Ayala, Chip Zdarsky, Christopher Priest, Doug Mahnke, Dan Panosian, Eduardo Risso, and Khary Randolph! Collected in Dark Nights: Death MetalGuidebook #1 on August 18 with a cover by Yasmine Putri, the stories in this one-shot showcase the new factions of Earth and explore the mystery of what happened to the Justice League after their battle with Perpetua.
As Wonder Woman, Superman, Batman, and other heroes fight to survive in the strange new landscape of an Earth turned upside down and shrouded in a realm of darkness, one cloaked figure has been observing from the sidelines, creating a guidebook to this new world and its evil leaders. Find out how Wonder Woman became the queen of Hell! Discover how Batman finds the Black Lantern ring! And see what happens when Harley Quinn takes charge of the Wasteland, finding love in the process! All this and more in this jam-packed issue exploring the new world order.
And then, because every legendary performance needs a bigger, bolder second act, Dark Nights: Death MetalLegends of the Dark Knights #1 drops on August 25 with a cover by Tony S. Daniel! This one-shot features stories from DC’s Dark Multiverse by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Joshua Williamson, Peter J. Tomasi, Warren Ellis, Garth Ennis, Daniel Warren Johnson, Frank Tieri, Tony S. Daniel, Jim Cheung, Joëlle Jones, Riley Rossmo, and Francesco Francavilla.
In this collection of short tales where demons dwell and reality is overrun by monstrous versions of the Dark Knight, learn the terrifying secrets of the new Bats Out of Hell and other creatures of the night like Robin King, whose origin is unimaginable! Plus, read about the secret buried beneath Castle Bat, the sentient Batmobile, and…how did Batman turn into a killer robot dinosaur?
August is metal as hell with Dark Nights: Death Metal #3 on 8/11, Dark Nights: Death Metal Guidebook #1 on 8/18, and Dark Nights: Death MetalLegends of the Dark Knights#1 on 8/25!
Publisher: BOOM! Studios Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Lalit Kumar Sharma Colorist: Francesco Segala Letterer: Jim Campbell Cover Artists: Main Cover: Marc Aspinall Preorder Cover: Kano Incentive Cover: Daniel Warren Johnson Price: $3.99
A Browncoat at heart, Sheriff Mal Reynolds does have to admit that there might be one single perk to a government job: actually having the time to court Inara Serra, now that he doesn’t have to worry about things like dodging the government. But something’s fishy with the Blue Sun executives who have taken up residence in Mal’s sector…will investigating it mean walking away from Inara?
X-O Manowarfeatures exciting “Sword of Shanhara” 1:25 variant covers by all-star artists!
The debut issue by Harvey Award-winner Dennis “Hopeless” Hallum and breakout star artist Emilio Laiso goes on sale in just three weeks (March 25th), and it will feature a jaw-dropping 1:25 variant by Erica Henderson. Issues #2-#4 will have their own special “Sword of Shanhara” variants by Daniel Warren Johnson, Dustin Weaver, and Michael Walsh!
As if the artwork alone wasn’t amazing enough, special treatment will be applied to X-O Manowar’s energy sword on each cover to make it pop!
The X-O Manowar 1:25 “Sword of Shanhara” Variants are 1:25 covers, meaning comic shops will receive one with every qualifying order of 25 copies of X-O Manowar. If you want to add these phenomenal covers to your collection, contact your local comic shop and tell them you want the X-O Manowar “Sword of Shanhara” Variant Covers!
The blockbuster adventure begins in X-O Manowar #1 on March 25th, 2020, featuring colors by Ruth Redmond and letters by Hassan Otsmane-Elhaou.
(W) Daniel Warren Johnson (A/CA) Daniel Warren Johnson In Shops: Feb 19, 2020 SRP: $6.99
DC Black Label Prestige Plus 8.5″ x 10.875″ Determined to give the remnants of humanity refuge on the shores of Themyscira, Wonder Woman’s hopes are dashed when she finds the island paradise a shadow of its former self, with her Amazon sisters long gone and something unimaginable in their place.
Publisher: BOOM! Studios Writer: Greg Pak Artist: Lalit Kumar Sharma Colorist: Francesco Segala Letterer: Jim Campbell Cover Artists: Main Cover: Marc Aspinall Preorder Cover: Amelia Vidal Incentive Cover: Daniel Warren Johnson Unlocked Retailer Variant: Dan McDaid Price: $3.99
Mal matches wits with a serial killer! The newly minted Sheriff Mal (don’t call him that, though) and Boss Moon are given their first big case as local law enforcement—to hunt down and arrest a serial killer haunting their new town! As Mal and Moon dig deeper into the mystery behind the suspicious murders, a surprising new benefactor strolls in, offering new technology and new beginnings for the townspeople…all courtesy of the Blue Sun Corporation.