DUO, the First Earth-M Title, to Launch on Could 17
Seven Particular Variant Covers Created by Members of the AAPI Neighborhood Out there for Could Periodicals
This Could, DC has loads of alternatives for everybody of all backgrounds to rejoice Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month. Extending far past Dakota, DUO #1, is the primary title within the new Earth-M line of comics from Reginald Hudlin and Denys Cowan. As a part of the annual celebration and to spotlight the various tradition, historical past and artwork that make up the AAPI neighborhood, DC will characteristic particular AAPI variant covers on seven completely different periodicals this Could.
Introduced yesterday on DCComics.com, DUO is a six concern mini-series extending far past the Dakota Universe by author Greg Pak (Motion Comics) and artists Khoi Pham (Teen Titans) & Scott Hanna (Inexperienced Lantern Corps). DUO options two model new characters, Nanotech engineers Dr. Kelly Vu and Dr. David Kim, who’re dedicated to just one factor greater than one another: utilizing their regenerative nanobots to avoid wasting the world. And following a violent assault, these exact same nanobots find yourself saving David and Kelly’s lives…kind of. Their salvation comes with an sudden consequence: husband and spouse awaken to appreciate that they now share one super-powered physique! DUO’s first look was teased in MILESTONE RETURNS: INFINITE EDITION #0, out there to learn on DC UNIVERSE INFINITE.
DUO #1 (of 6) is out there on Could 17 at native comedian guide retailers that includes a essential cowl by Dike Ruan, a variant cowl by Denys Cowan and a 1:25 variant cowl by Nimit Malavia.
Additionally as part of DC’s AAPI Month celebration, seven of the highest artists in comics created particular AAPI themed variant covers that spotlight their various backgrounds. Depicting scenes akin to Monkey Prince singing Karaoke, Damian Wayne and Connor Hawke sharing Korean BBQ, Jon Kent and Jay Nakamura mirroring a well-known pose in entrance of cherry blossoms and extra, followers can choose up variant covers at their native comedian guide retailers this Could. The titles, which is able to embrace a particular AAPI brand on the quilt, embrace:
- Batgirls #6 – Variant cowl by Audrey Mok, on sale Could 10
- Catwoman #42 – Variant cowl by Takeshi Miyazawa, on sale Could 17 (To be revealed later)
- Monkey Prince #4 – Variant cowl by Marcus To, on sale Could 3
- Nightwing #92 – Variant cowl by Jen Bartel, on sale Could 17
- Robin #14 – Variant cowl by Dexter Soy, on sale Could 24
- Superman: Son of Kal-El #11 – Variant cowl by Brian Ching, on sale Could 10
- Swamp Factor #13 – Variant cowl by Anand RK, on sale Could 24
Final yr, DC launched DC Competition of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Celebration #1 that includes an all-star forged of writers and artists Together with Jim Lee, Gene Luen Yang, Bernard Chang, Ram V, Mariko Tamaki, Minh Lê, Trung Le Nguyen, Jim Cheung, Dustin Nguyen, Gurihiru and lots of extra highlighting fan favourite characters like Cassandra Cain, Monkey Prince, Katana, Inexperienced Lantern Tai Pham, the Atom, Dana Tan (a.okay.a. Batman Past), Purple Arrow, Woman Shiva, Damian Wayne and the al Ghul clan, New Tremendous-Man and extra. DC Competition of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Celebration #1 is out there to learn as a part of any paid DC UNIVERSE INFINITE subscription.
Keep tuned for extra thrilling AAPI information!
Written by GREG PAK
Artwork by KHOI PHAM and SCOTT HANNA
Cowl by DIKE RUAN
Variant cowl by DENYS COWAN
1:25 variant cowl by NIMIT MALAVIA
MSRP: $3.99 US | 32 Pages | 1 of 6
Variant $4.99 US (card inventory)
ON SALE 5/17/22
When Milestone returned, Reginald Hudlin and Denys Cowan weren’t planning to cease there! Now they welcome you to an entire new realm of authentic characters, extending far past Dakota…welcome to Earth-M!
Nanotech engineers Dr. Kelly Vu and Dr. David Kim are dedicated to just one factor greater than one another: utilizing their regenerative nanobots to avoid wasting the world. And following a violent assault, these exact same nanobots find yourself saving David and Kelly’s lives…kind of. Their salvation comes with an sudden consequence: husband and spouse awaken to appreciate that they now share one super-powered physique!
Author Greg Pak (Motion Comics, Batman/Superman) and artist Khoi Pham (Teen Titans) staff as much as introduce two thrilling new superheroes within the physique of 1, with the ability of billions of nanobots. However how shut is simply too shut, with the love of your life actually in your head? And what occurs when a pair so intently certain discovers they’ve very completely different concepts about how their newfound powers ought to be used?