The Daybreak of DC initiative is nicely underway, and the writer is constant to unveil new and relaunched titles spinning out of the initiative. In the present day DC has unveiled 4 titles set to debut in June, July, and September, together with two relaunches and two new collection. Among the many bulletins are Tom King, Daniel Sampere, and Tomeu Morey as the brand new inventive crew on a relaunched Marvel Lady ongoing, Si Spurrier and Mike Deodato Jr. on a relaunched Flash ongoing, Michael Dorn, Sami Basri, and Andrew Dalhouse with a John Henry Irons-starring Steelworks collection, and Jadzia Axelrod, Amancay Nahuelpan, and Adriano Lucas on a Hawkgirl collection.
Earlier than any of these titles hit shops, Tuesday, Could sixteenth will see the discharge of a free Daybreak of DC Primer from author Joshua Williamson and artist Leandro Fernandez. The free one-shot will decide up on threads from the conclusion of the Williamson-written Darkish Disaster on Infinite Earths occasion, and tease new tales for the remainder of the 12 months. Right here’s how DC describes the primer:
For years, Amanda Waller has seen the heroes of the DC Universe as a harmful menace that might result in the tip of the world. Ever since Darkish Disaster on Infinite Earths, Amanda Waller has operated within the shadows to gather lethal weapons and to create a military of allies who agree along with her. Now she’s pressured to deliver a few of the worst enemies of the DC Universe a proposal they will’t refuse. The Daybreak of DC Primer, written by Joshua Williamson with art work by Leandro Fernandez, reveals Daybreak of DC’s secrets and techniques, threats, and connective tales in 2023 and past.
In June, Star Trek: The Subsequent Technology actor Michael Dorn makes his comics-writing debut with Steelworks. Dorn, who voiced John Henry Irons on Superman: The Animated Collection, is joined by artists Sami Basri and Andrew Dalhouse on the collection. Right here’s how DC describes Steelworks:
The Metropolis of the longer term is right here at this time, however can it survive a terrorist who’s out for revenge towards its builder, John Henry Irons—a.ok.a. Metal—and his firm, Steelworks…and who possesses secrets and techniques that might undo the whole lot John has labored so arduous to construct? Whereas John’s skilled life is firing on all cylinders, his private life is even higher, as his on-again, off-again relationship with Lana Lang is perhaps again on, completely. Now he should resolve whether or not it’s time to surrender being Metal as soon as and for all. However does John even know who he could be with out his superhero id? How does the opposite Metal—John’s niece, Natasha Irons—really feel about his momentous determination? And does any of that matter if Steelworks crumbles round him when he lacks the superpowers to battle again?
The next month will see the launch of Hawkgirl, from Jadzia Axelrod, Amancay Nahuelpan, and Adriano Lucas. The collection will observe Kendra Saunders within the aftermath of the Justice League’s disbanding throughout Darkish Disaster:
Kendra Saunders, the winged warrior higher often known as Hawkgirl, has been one of many DC Universe’s best heroes for a very long time, serving as a member of each the Justice League and the Justice Society. However with the Justice League disbanded, Kendra decides she wants a recent begin and heads to Metropolis to start a brand new life. That life is shortly interrupted by a mysterious villain with a robust connection to the Nth Steel that makes up Hawkgirl’s wings and weapons. Hawkgirl may also function a collection of variant covers that recount Kendra’s DC historical past.
Then, in September, following prelude tales within the 800th problems with each Marvel Lady and The Flash, each titles will relaunch with model new #1s and new inventive groups.
Marvel Lady #1 will come from the crew of Tom King, Daniel Sampere, and Tomeu Morey. Right here’s how DC describes the collection, which finds Diana unexpectedly exterior the legislation:
After a mysterious Amazonian is accused of mass homicide, the U.S. Congress passes The Amazon Security Act, barring all Amazons from American soil. To hold out its new legislation, the federal government units up the Amazon Extradition Entity (AXE) activity power to take away those that don’t comply by any means essential. In her seek for the reality behind the killing, Marvel Lady now finds herself an outlaw on this planet she as soon as swore to guard.
The brand new The Flash #1 from author Si Spurrier and artist Mike Deodato Jr. will see the collection leaning arduous into its sci-fi roots. Right here’s how DC describes the title:
Wally West has by no means been faster, extra fulfilled, extra heroic. His loving household is round him. And but one thing is off. Very off. His evolving understanding of his powers has opened Wally to new avenues of sci-fi journey, and attuned his senses to unusual new concepts. One thing whispers from the darkish vibrations past the Pace Pressure, and as Wally experiments with inventive new approaches to his powers he encounters new realms, mysterious allies and mind-shattering terrors.
The quartet of latest collection be a part of different soon-to-launch Daybreak of DC titles like Dennis Culver & Chris Burnham‘s Unstoppable Doom Patrol, Tom Taylor & Nicola Scott‘s Titans, Jeremy Adams & Xermánico‘s Inexperienced Lantern, and Morgan Hampton & Tom Raney‘s Cyborg.
Search for Steelworks to reach in June, Hawkgirl in July, and the relaunched Marvel Lady and The Flash in September.