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Preview: Legion of Super-Heroes #7

Legion of Super-Heroes #7

Written by: Brian Michael Bendis
Art by: Stephen Byrne, Ryan Sook

Jonathan Kent, intergalactic fugitive! The United Planets is less than thrilled with the decision to bring Superboy a thousand years into the future to protect the past. Planet Gotham is under siege. Ultra Boy’s homeworld is on the verge of all-out war. And as if that weren’t enough, new Legionnaire drama unfolds as Saturn Girl and Cosmic Boy throw down over who should take on the Legion’s leadership! Plus, Brainiac 5 will reveal a secret that will make one Legionnaire quit the team—and we ask the burning question: Who is the strongest Legionnaire? Find out in the only book telling you the future of the DC Universe every month!

Legion of Super-Heroes #7

Legion of Super-Heroes #6 Goes Back to Print! The Gold Lantern Shines on Legion of Super-Heroes #7

Gold Lantern has been promised since the start of Brian Michael Bendis and Ryan Sook‘s run on Legion of Super-Heroes, and made a brief but impactful appearance in the sold-out issue #6 this week, with more of this new character to come in subsequent issues!

To cement his status as the future’s newest galactic hero, Gold Lantern will be featured in a 1:25 variant cover for Legion of Super-Heroes #7 on July 28, highlighting the design work of series artist Ryan Sook. The Legion of Super-Heroes #7 1:25 variant is a card stock cover with a cover price of $4.99.

Additionally, DC is rushing back to press for a second printing of Legion of Super-Heroes #6 to arrive on July 7! Gold Lantern—the 31st century’s exciting addition to the Green Lantern mythos—flew into action in this week’s sold-out Legion of Super-Heroes #6 by Brian Michael Bendis and Ryan Sook!

Preview: Legion of Super-Heroes #6

Legion of Super-Heroes #6

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (CA) Travis Moore (A/CA) Ryan Sook
In Shops: Jun 10, 2020
SRP: $3.99

Meet the latest crop of Legionnaires: Gold Lantern! Monster Boy! Doctor Fate! Each a new face in the DC Universe, each with dark secrets, and each with a reason to be part of the Legion’s goal to bring the values of the Age of Heroes to the 31st century. And one of them has a surprising connection to Jon Kent, a.k.a. Superboy. All of this and the tensions between the United Planets and the Legion of Super-Heroes have gone public! The future of the DC Universe continues to unfold!

Legion of Super-Heroes #6

New Legionnaires Take the Stage in Legion of Super-Heroes #6, on sale June 9!

On June 9, Gold Lantern, Monster Boy, and a new Doctor Fate become the newest recruits to the Legion of Super-Heroes, courtesy of Brian Michael Bendis, Ryan Sook, Wade von Grawbadger, and Jordie Bellaire. As the tensions between the Legion and the United Planets have gone public, these new teen heroes are hiding dark secrets, and all have their own reasons for being part of the Legion’s goal of bringing values to the Age of Heroes in the 31st century. And one of them has a surprising connection to Jon Kent, a.k.a Superboy!

Here’s your first look at some incredible artwork from Legion of Super-Heroes #6 from Sook, Bellaire, and von Grawbadger, in addition to the standard and variant covers by Ryan Sook (spotlighting Superboy and the new Legionnaires) and Alex Garner.

Legion of Super-Heroes #6

Preview: Legion of Super-Heroes #5

Legion of Super-Heroes #5

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Ryan Sook, Travis Moore
In Shops: Mar 25, 2020
SRP: $3.99

DC’s far-flung future is happening right now! With the secret of Jon Kent revealed, the Legion of Super-Heroes is united to save New Earth from those who would destroy it. Will Aquaman’s lost trident be the key to New Earth’s demise? Plus, Mon-El comes clean about his connection to Jon, and Cosmic Boy and Ferro Lad find out they both have a crush on the same Legionnaire.

Legion of Super-Heroes #5

It’s a Busy June for Superman and Superboy!

Now that he’s revealed his secret identity to the world, there’s no way things slow down for the Man of Steel! Heading into the Summer it looks like award-winning writer Brian Michael Bendis and a host of all-star artistic talent have every intention of keeping the heat on Entertainment Weekly’s “Superhero of the Year” all summer long!

Superman #24

In the pages of Superman #24 (on sale June 10), Kevin Maguire joins Bendis to tell a tale of Superman’s legendary susceptibility to magic, and how a new villain is about to use that to turn Big Blue’s life inside out and upside down. This mysterious character has come into Superman’s world to pit him against the most powerful sorcerer and agent for the Lords of Order: Doctor Fate!

Variant cover by BRYAN HITCH
Wonder Woman 1984 variant cover by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO
ON SALE 06.10.20 | $3.99 US | 32 PAGES

Superman #24

Action Comics #1024

Next, in the pages of June 24th’s Action Comics #1024, the fallout from Superman: Villains continues as Clark Kent steps out into the world as a reporter for the first time! Metropolis has been rocked by Lex Luthor’s latest attack and the drama surrounding Superman’s truth, and that gives the invisible mafia a new foothold to change the City of Tomorrow forever. Meanwhile, the Daily Planet is under siege!

Art and cover by JOHN ROMITA JR. and KLAUS JANSON
Variant cover by LUCIO PARRILLO
Wonder Woman 1984 variant cover by FRANK CHO
ON SALE 06.24.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES

Action Comics #1024

Event Leviathan: Checkmate #3

Also, on sale June 24, the Man of Steel makes a guest appearance in this next surprising chapter in DC’s saga of high-stakes espionage! Green Arrow’s team of super-spies—including the Question, Manhunter, Lois Lane, and Talia al Ghul—has infiltrated Leviathan! Along the way, they learn that one of their own is a secret Leviathan agent who plans to betray the new Checkmate from the start!

Art and cover by ALEX MALEEV
Variant cover by MATT TAYLOR
ON SALE 06.24.20
$3.99 US | 3 OF 6 |32 PAGES

Event Leviathan: Checkmate #3

Legion of Super-Heroes #8

And just to show dear old Dad that the heat is on in the 31st Century too, Superboy makes a discovery about the future that will change everything he knows when he discovers a new Krypton! This new story arc also begins with the United Planets in a war that threatens to divide the League into separate camps, as Ultra Boy’s homeworld of Rimbor and Chameleon Boy’s homeworld of Durla declare interplanetary war!

Art and cover by RYAN SOOK
Variant cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
ON SALE 06.03.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES

Legion of Super-Heroes #8

Preview: Legion of Super-Heroes #4

Legion of Super-Heroes #4

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Mikel Janin (CA) Travis Moore (A/CA) Ryan Sook
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
SRP: $3.99

The secret origin of the Legion of Super-Heroes revealed! Exactly how did this ragtag group of idealistic, super-powered teens from all across the galaxy find each other? What pulls them and keeps them together? Another gorgeous issue of DC’s future superstars also reveals clues to how Aquaman’s lost trident may be the key to Earth’s future and survival!

Legion of Suoer-Heroes #4

Around the Tubes

Bloodshot Book One

Much of the GP team has a long weekend but that doesn’t mean we’re taking the day off. Expect a packed day of news! To get things rolling, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web in our morning roundup.

WSYM-TV – MLK Commission welcomes Andrew Aydin to 2020 Day of Celebration – Congrats to Andrew!

Tom’s Guide – Best Comic Book Apps 2020 – Free Readers for iPad, iPhone, Android – Any you all like?

Whatculture – 10 Best Comic Books That DON’T Have Superheroes – Agree? Disagree?

How to Love Comics – How To Start Reading The Umbrella Academy Comics [Guide + Reading Order] – A handy guide for those interested.

How to Love Comics – Bloodshot Reading Order Guide – Another handy guide.

The Comichron – December 2019 comics and graphic orders up 9%; House of X/Powers of X top dollar GN – For those interested in the race.


AIPT – Criminal Macabre: The Big Bleed Out #2
Talking Comics – Legion of Super-Heroes #3
Monkeys Fighting Robots – Over My Dead Body
ICv2 – Sabrina: The Teenage Witch Vol. 1

Preview: Legion of Super-Heroes #3

Legion of Super-Heroes #3

(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Travis Moore (A/CA) Ryan Sook
In Shops: Jan 15, 2020
SRP: $3.99

You knew there was no way Jon Kent was going to leave his best friend behind! Welcome to the future, Damian Wayne! (This is such a terrible idea!) Also, meet the new Legionnaires as they head to a secret undercover mission on the first man-made planet: Planet Gotham. Every page of this new DC epic plants seeds and ideas that will blast out across the DC Universe for months to come! All this, and Monster Boy is on the loose!

Legion of Super-Heroes #3

Around the Tubes

Batman #85

So, we hear there’s a Star Wars film out… who saw it already? What’d you think? Sound off in the comments below! While you wait for the weekday the end and the weekend to begin, here’s some comic news and reviews from around the web.

Newsarama – 10 Million Diary of a Wimpy Kid Books Sold in 2019 (and 200 Million Since 2007) – That’s a lot of comics.


IGN – Batman #85
Flickering Myth – Doctor Who: The Thirteenth Doctor Holiday Special #2
CBR – Doomsday Clock #12
Batman News – Joker: Killer Smile #2
AIPT – King Thor #4
AIPT – Klaus and the Life and Times of Joe Christmas #1
AIPT – Legion of Super-Heroes #1

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