Thursday, September 9, 2004
FIRST LOOK: JSA: STRANGE ADVENTURES #2
JSA: Strange Adventures 32 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from DC Comics. The issue is written by Kevin J. Anderson, with art by Barry Kitson and Gary Erskine and a painted cover by John Watson.
Here's how DC describes the issue:
"The thrilling mini-series continues! Lord Dynamo and his robot-zombie henchmen continue to wreak havoc until he offers to save the human race, cure all diseases and end world hunger...but the price he demands may cost two JSA members everything."
JSA: Strange Adventures #2 will be 40 pages and will cost $3.50.
FIRST LOOK: THE BATMAN STRIKES! #1
The Batman Strikes! #1 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from DC Comics. The issue is written by Bill Matheny, with art by Christopher Jones and Terry Beatty and a cover by Jeff Matsuda
Here's how DC describes the book:
"It's a time of challenge for young Bruce Wayne, heir and CEO of Wayne Industries by day, caped vigilante by night. The Batman has patrolled Gotham's streets for three years, and, though he's still an urban legend to most citizens, he's made a dent in crime. But now Gotham's attracted a new class of villains like the Joker, Penguin, Man-Bat, Bane and Catwoman. And a young detective of the Gotham P.D. is determined to restore the force's reputation and unmask the vigilante! In this debut issue, when the vengeful Penguin pulls a heist that could reveal Wayne's secret and destroy vast portions of the city, the Batman will have to use every resource at his disposal."
The Batman Strikes! #1 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.50.
FIRST LOOK: BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #57
Batman: Gotham Knights #57 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from DC Comics. The issue is by Billy Tucci.
Here's how DC describes the issue:
"'War Games,' Act 2, Part 4! With Gotham City plunged into a blackout, Tarantula attempts to take down the Penguin...but she's gonna have to get through Deadshot first! Meanwhile, Hush makes a decision that will have a devastating impact on the gang war."
Batman: Gotham Knights #57 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.50.
FIRST LOOK: TERRA OBSCURA VOL. 2 #2
Terra Obscua Vol 2 #2 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from DC Comics. The issue is written by Alan Moore and Peter Hogan, with art and cove by Yanick Paquette and Karl Story.
Here's how DC describes the issue;
"The mini-series continues! With a mysterious craft nearing the planet, the Pentagon decides upon the only non-military solution they have: send Tom Strange into space to investigate! As preparations for the journey begin, more time fluctuations occur...including the appearance of the S.M.A.S.H. of yesteryear."
Terra Obscua Vol 2 #2 will be 40 pages and will cost $3.95.
FIRST LOOK: FIERCE #3
Fierce #3 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from Dark Horse Comics. The issue is written by Jeremy Love, with art by Robert Love.
Here's how Dark Horse describes the issue;
"When the FBI recruited Jonathan Fierce, he was a gifted psychic. After a powerful crime syndicate frames him for the murders of his team of operatives, he becomes much more than he ever imagined... This summer, you won't have to stand in line at your local multiplex for the excitement and intensity of an big-budget action thriller. All you've got to do is take a trip down to your comics shop. Fierce packs all the elements of a big-budget summer blockbuster into thirty-two pages! Don't miss the most intense issue of Fierce yet, when Fierce takes on the syndicate, the FBI, and the demons of his past."
Fierce #3 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.
FIRST LOOK: FREAKS OF THE HEARTLAND #3
Freaks of the Heartland #3 will arrive in stores on Wednesday from Dark Horse Comics. The issue is written by Steve Niles, with art by Greg Ruth.
Here's how Dark Horse describes the issue:
"As the wheat fields surrounding Gristlewood Valley become consumed by fire, two young brothers-Trevor Owen and his "freak" brother, Will-plan their escape from the small and potentially deadly town. After the violent, not-quite-accidental death of their father, the brothers know they have very little time to find their way to the relative safety and freedom of the outside world. But before they turn their backs on Gristlewood for good, Trevor and Will have one more responsibility to face-finding and freeing the other misunderstood "freak" children before they are murdered at the hands of their own parents. The fire rages, the fields burn, but for the first time in his short, tortured life, Will Owen feels a glimmer of hope in his heart."
Freaks of the Heartland #3 will be 32 pages and will cost $2.99.
E-mail the Continuum at RobAlls@aol.com
Copyright © 2004, The Comics Continuum