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Preview: Red Hood and the Outlaws #23

Red Hood and the Outlaws #23

(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Ryan Winn (A/CA) Trevor Hairsine
In Shops: Jun 13, 2018
SRP: $3.99

Bizarro is teetering on the brink between brilliance and – well, Bizarro! Artemis is coming to grips with her past as a secret envoy to Lex Luthor. But it’s Red Hood who’s in for the shock of his life when he finds the cache of letters Ma Gunn kept from him when he was a ward under her care. Letters from his father. Jason Todd has hated his deadbeat dad as long as he can remember, but what he’s about to learn may threaten the future of the Outlaws – and anyone who dares to stand in Jason’s path.

Preview: The Flash/Speedy Buggy Special #1

The Flash/Speedy Buggy Special #1

(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Mark Irwin, Marc Deering, Matt Batt Banning, John Livesay (A/CA) Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
In Shops: May 30, 2018
SRP: $4.99

When Wally West tries to take down Kilg%re, he’s stunned to find he has an unknown ally who can move just as fast as he can. Dr. Pernell, a brilliant S.T.A.R. Labs scientist, has found a way to power his buggy using the Speed Force. When The Flash agrees to help test the limits of the vehicle in a race, something sends them spiraling out of the Speed Force and into the unknown. They land in a post-apocalyptic future, but Dr. Pernell is gone, leaving only the buggy, which is now sentient. Together with his new anthropomorphic ally, The Flash must find a way to repair the time stream and stop the triple threat of Savitar, Speed Demon Buggy and… Reverse Speed Buggy!

Review: The Flash/Speed Buggy Special

It’s Wednesday which means it’s new comic book day with new releases hitting shelves, both physical and digital, all across the world. This week we’ve got a journey into the Speed Force!

The Flash/Speed Buggy Special is by Scott Lobdell, Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund, Mark Irwin, Marc Deering, Matt Banning, John Livesay, Andrew Dalhouse, Pete Pantazis, Tom Napolitano, Dan Mora, Liz Erickson, and Jim Chadwick.

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DC and Looney Tunes Come Together Again this Summer

Following the sales and critical success of titles like Batman/Elmer Fudd, more of Warner Bros classic cartoon characters will get the DC Universe treatment this August as DC revealed new quartet of DC/Looney Tunes special one-shot issues, written and drawn by some of the top names in the DC talent family. Each 48-page issue hits comic book retailers on Wednesday, August 29, includes both a main and bonus story featuring the title characters and will sell for $4.99.

This zany title lineup includes:

CATWOMAN/TWEETY AND SYLVESTER SPECIAL #1

Written by GAIL SIMONE, with art by INAKI MIRANDA
Backup story written by SHEA FONTANA, with art by WALTER CARZON
Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO

In his relentless pursuit of Tweety, Sylvester suddenly finds himself with a new, human ally—Catwoman! Tweety then realizes that he’s going to need some help too, and recruits a super-hero of his own, Black Canary! It isn’t long before the scale of the conflict begins to get out of control and suddenly there’s a full-scale war between cats and birds that threatens to take over all of Gotham.

HARLEY QUINN/GOSSAMER SPECIAL #1

Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI and AMANDA CONNER, with art by PIER BRITO
Backup story written by SHOLLY FISCH, with art by DAVE ALVAREZ
cover by AMANDA CONNER

A violent storm leaves a large crate washed up on the beach at Coney Island. When Harley breaks it open to see what’s inside, she suddenly has a new playmate to add to her cast of friends—a large, furry, orange beast called Gossamer. It’s all fun and games until a giant robot attacks them. But who sent it? Harley immediately suspects only one man, but is it really The Joker behind this destructive rampage?

THE JOKER/ DAFFY DUCK SPECIAL #1

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL, with art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
Backup story written by JOEY CAVALIERI, with art by LUCIANO VECCHIO

When Daffy Duck pays a call to the Acme corporate headquarters in Gotham City, he finds the company long gone and their abandoned building now occupied by The Joker. With a hit in progress, Daffy tries to sneak away, only to find himself in the clutches of the Clown Prince of Crime. But Joker decides that there’s some potential in this manic bird and forces Daffy to join his gang. Will he find a way to escape…or will he become The Joker’s new right-hand duck?

LEX LUTHOR/ PORKY PIG SPECIAL #1

Written by MARK RUSSELL, with art by BRAD WALKER and ANDREW HENNESSY
Backup story written by JIM FANNING, with art by JOHN LOTER
cover by BEN OLIVER

Facing financial and personal ruin, a desperate Porky Pig applies for and gets and entry-level position with LexCorp. Grateful to his new benefactor, Porky becomes Luthor’s most loyal employee and defender. But when a major scandal breaks in the news and Lex is called before a Congressional Committee, guess who is about to be offered up as the sacrificial pig?

Preview: Red Hood and the Outlaws #22

Red Hood and the Outlaws #22

(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Dexter Soy (CA) Trevor Hairsine
In Shops: May 09, 2018
SRP: $3.99

The Penguin has redeveloped waterfront property into a new boardwalk attraction for children of all ages, but Red Hood knows any “legitimate” business of the Penguin’s is a cover for something illegitimate. Plus, Artemis pays a visit to Lex Luthor to find out about the “side effects” of Bizarro’s revival, though Lex might be more concerned with dredging up his past with the wayward Amazon than answering any of her questions.

Preview: Red Hood and the Outlaws #21

Red Hood and the Outlaws #21

Story: Scott Lobdell
Art: Dexter Soy
Color: Veronica Gandini
Letterer: Taylor Esposito
Cover: Trevor Hairsine, Antonio Fabela
Variant Cover: Guillem March
Editor: Rob Levin
Put Boss: Marie Javins
In Shops: Apr 11, 2018
SRP: $3.99

Looking to make his mark on Gotham City’s crowded underworld, Red Hood infiltrates the Iceberg Lounge in an attempt to further annoy the Penguin. But it might be the Penguin who gets the drop on Red Hood this time. Plus, the truth about Bizarro’s condition finally comes out-and the consequences could be catastrophic for Artemis!

Aspen Announces Soulfire, Awaken Skies, and Artifact One

Aspen Comics has announced their final wave of new releases for their 15-Year Anniversary campaign. The Aspen Wave 3 titles follow the publisher’s anniversary year pattern of bringing back classic series such as their top selling Michael Turner’s Fathom and Executive Assistant: Iris while debuting new properties throughout 2018. Wave 3 kicks off with Aspen’s flagship title, Michael Turner’s Soulfire:

July:

Michael Turner’s Soulfire returns for its seventh volume and celebrates its fifteen-year anniversary since its inception in 2013, with Aspen veteran writer J.T. Krul and art by newcomer Chahine Ladjouze and Wes Hartman on July 18th coinciding with summer’s biggest comic book celebration, San Diego Comic Con International 2018.

Celebrating the 15th anniversary of its creation, Michael Turner’s incredible vision of magic and wonder returns for an all-new volume! As the new age of magic continues in the shadows of this future landscape, Malikai and his friends try to enjoy a little down time, but such plans never seem to last. Grace continues to serve as a protector for all things magic, more specifically the dragons, but she is growing tired of having to keep the true power of the world a secret. And, there is a new danger on the horizon, a new figure in the Soulfire universe who may be the greatest threat to the fragile balance between magic and technology yet!

August:

Awaken Skies, an all-new title from Aspen created by Frank Mastromauro with art by Marco Lorenzana and Justice releases in August with a zero available on June 13th. Solicitation copy for Awaken Skies #0 reads:

A new world of flight prepares to take the Aspen Universe by storm! In the Gothic Quarter of Barcelona, Spain, a covert scientist discovers that possessing valuable data that could change the world comes with a dangerous price. However, it may be far too late for him to escape before the powers that be come to collect! Meanwhile, on the other side of the world, a loving suburban family makes a similar discovery, that the world is indeed much smaller than it seems, and no one is safe!

September:

Aspen’s supernatural action-adventure series Dellec returns for a second volume in September following the character’s recent appearance in the Aspen series No World. Created and written by Frank Mastromauro and Vince Hernandez, the publisher will release more details soon.

October:

Artifact One, a brand new action-adventure series from creators/writers Vince Hernandez and J.T. Krul and illustrated by Romina Moranelli, debuts in October with a zero issue available on August 22nd. Aspen will release official solicitation copy and more details soon.

November:

The hit 2017 series No World returns for a second volume in November from writers Scott Lobdell and Blake Northcott with art by Giuseppe Cafaro. The No World title unites many of Aspen’s most popular characters in one action-adventure series with a rotating cast each volume.

Aspen Comics Heads to WonderCon 2018

Aspen Comics has released their full WonderCon: Anaheim 2018 schedule of events for their appearance next weekend on March 23-25th. The Aspen Comics Booth #1213 will offer the world premiere of their fantasy action-adventure series with a special Jirni (Volume 3) #1 Jason Fabok WonderCon: Anaheim 2018 exclusive variant cover limited to 200 copies. Cover artist Fabok will also be appearing all weekend at WonderCon in artist alley.

Aspen creator Scott Lobdell (No World, Happy Death Day) will be appearing at the Aspen Booth on Saturday at 12pm to sign autographs.

Peter Steigerwald (The ZooHunters, Kick Ass) will also be appearing on Saturday only.

J.T. Krul (Jirni, Soulfire), Mark Roslan (Portal Bound, BubbleGun), Gabe Carrasco (Portal Bound), Frank Mastromauro (Shrugged, Overtaken) and Vince Hernandez (Charismagic, Fathom: Kiani) will be appearing all weekend long at the Aspen Comics Booth #1213.

The “Aspen Comics Celebrates 15 Years of Publishing” panel is on Saturday from 1-2pm in room 211 and will feature all of the aforementioned creators with a special inside look at upcoming Aspen titles, exciting news about Aspen’s future and more, including a Q&A with fans.

Aspen VP/Editor-in-Chief Vince Hernandez will be offering official Portfolio Reviews for artist samples Saturday (2:30-3:30pm) and Sunday (11:45-12:45pm) in Room 206B.

Preview: Red Hood and the Outlaws #20

Red Hood and the Outlaws #20

Story: Scott Lobdell Art: Dexter Soy
Color: Veronica Gandini Letterer: Taylor Esposito
Cover: Trevor Hairsine, Antonio Fabela
Variant Cover: Guillem March
Editor: Rob Levin Group Editor: Marie Javins
In Shops: Mar 14, 2018
SRP: $3.99

“Henched”! Have you been thinking about breaking bad? There’s never been a better time help your favorite super-villain take over the world, defeat an archnemesis or rob a bank. Even the bad guys need a little help, and with the Henched app you can find the perfect evil boss for you! Just don’t be surprised if Red Hood and the Outlaws show up to your budding henchmen convention and stop your dreams dead in their tracks.

Preview: Red Hood and the Outlaws #19

Red Hood and the Outlaws #19

(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Marcio Takara (CA) Mike McKone
In Shops: Feb 14, 2018
SRP: $3.99

“Date Night”! By day, Artemis and Red Hood are teammates, but tonight they’re going out on their first date. Tonight they’re leaving Crime Alley behind and sampling the finer things Gotham City has to offer, including a surprise visit to the Batcave! With his friends gone for the night, how will Bizarro spend his free time? And what’s the deal with Artemis’ warning from last issue? Answers will definitely be revealed.

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