Who’s Who in The New Golden Age
New Entries for Aquaman, The Harlequin’s Son, Salem the Witch Woman and Extra
The One Shot Begins The Strangest Thriller to Ever Plague the DC Universe
Who’s Who started in 1984 and ran by means of the Nineties, cataloging each character, good or evil, within the DC Universe, from Abby Cable to Zymyr and past!
Within the Nineteen Eighties, DC cataloged their large roster of heroes and villains with the Who’s Who collection, presenting encyclopedia entries for his or her iconic characters and places. Illustrated by a variety of high artists from the Golden Age of comics by means of the Nineteen Eighties indie comics scene—together with George Pérez, Todd McFarlane, Jim Aparo, Peter Laird, Jack Kirby, and Dick Giordano to call just a few—Who’s Who was a feast for the eyes and the final word information to the denizens of the DC Universe.
In 1990, with a brand new decade dawning, DC debuted follow-up collection Who’s Who within the DC Universe and Who’s Who within the Legion of Tremendous-Heroes—presenting up to date entries on timeless heroes like Superman and Surprise Girl, together with characters that outlined the period like Lobo and Shade the Altering Man. Entries have been illustrated by high comics artists together with Chris Bachalo, Colleen Doran, Kevin Maguire, and Adam Hughes.
Now, with the discharge of The New Golden Age from author Geoff Johns, new Who’s Who entries for characters like Cherry Bomb, Ladybug, Quiz Child, and extra, have been created with art work by Jerry Ordway, John Kalisz, Todd Nauck, Matt Herms, Brandon Peterson and Scott Kolins. Every new entry introduces, or reintroduces, characters from DC’s library and particulars their private knowledge, story historical past and powers & weapons for followers.
“The DC Universe ought to all the time be increasing with new characters and tales and worlds, it doesn’t matter what period you’re visiting. Whether or not it’s the 1940’s or the thirty first Century,” stated author Geoff Johns. “The Who’s Who entries we’re together with in The New Golden Age #1 are deeper seems on the origins of those new heroes and villains, and the mysteries they every maintain inside them. From essentially the most distinguished heroes of the Golden Age like Alan Scott, to the obscure like Purple Bee, to the adventures of Justice Society Darkish, we’re setting the stage for a brand new have a look at DC’s previous, current and future. Hopefully folks could have as a lot enjoyable with it as we’re.”
The New Golden Age #1, out there at native comedian outlets immediately, will include new Who’s Who entries written by Johns for:
Aquaman (first look: MORE FUN COMICS #73) **
The Harlequin’s Son first look: (INFINITY, INC. #1) **
Betsy Ross and Molly Pitcher (first look: MILITARY COMICS #6) *
Cherry Bomb (first look: POLICE COMICS #25) *
John Henry Jr. (first look: DC: THE NEW FRONTIER #6) *
Ladybug (first look: HIT COMICS #1) *
Legionnaire (first look: REDACTED) *
Mister Miracle (first look: MISTER MIRACLE #1) ^
Quiz Child (first look: SENSATION COMICS #2) *
Purple Lantern (first look: GREEN LANTERN #1) #
Salem The Witch Woman (first look: MORE FUN COMICS #56) *
The Increase (first look: FLASH COMICS #10) *
* Paintings by Todd Nauck and Matt Herms
** Paintings by Jerry Ordway and John Kalisz
# Artwork by Brandon Peterson
^ Paintings by Scott Kolins and John Kalisz
The New Golden Age is now out there at native comedian outlets and the mysteries continues in Stargirl: The Misplaced Kids #1 on Nov. 15 and Justice Society of America #1 on Nov. 29.
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