In this issue: The Super Future Friends Return, radioactive dust, Brightest Day, the Legion of Super-Heroes, and TORNADO!
Show Notes after the Jump!
DO ANDROIDS DREAM OF ELECTRIC SHEEP?: DUST TO DUST #1 Written by Chris Roberson Drawn by Robert Adler A science-fiction publishing event! Who hunted androids before Rick Deckard? Taking place immediately after World War Terminus ends, the problems with artificial life – androids – become apparent. The government decides they must become targets, hunted down, but who will do the dirty work? Two men are assigned: Malcolm Reed, a ’special’ human with the power to feel others’ emotions, and Charlie Victor, who’s the perfect man for the job – or is he? Meanwhile Samantha Wu, a Stanford biologist, fights to save the last of the world’s animals. John W. Campbell Memorial Award-nominee Chris Roberson writes the prequel to John W. Campbell Memorial Award-winner Philip K. Dick’s Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?, one of the greatest science fiction novels ever published!
OKKO: THE CYCLE OF AIR #2 Written by Hub Illustrated by Hub Cover by Hub
A samurai whose father Okko killed many years ago seeks revenge, but the warrior chooses instead to confront a demon-hunting bunraku, who has his sights set on Okko’s longtime faithful companion, Noburo. The ronin and the hunter engage in an epic, violent duel, a duel that may well be Okko’s last…
Mature Readers (series contains Graphic Violence and Adult Content)
Brightest Day #2
Written by GEOFF JOHNS and PETER J. TOMASI • Art by IVAN REIS, PATRICK GLEASON, ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK and JOE PRADO • Covers by DAVID FINCH • Variant cover by IVAN REIS and OCLAIR ALBERT
BRIGHTEST DAY continues, but in ways you can’t possibly expect! What does BRIGHTEST DAY mean to the DC Universe? Is everything from here on out going to be bright and shiny? No, BRIGHTEST DAY means something else entirely, something we can’t tell you…yet. But we can tell you our heroes will need to rise up more than ever to combat the forces of evil, and a select few will uncover a secret that binds them ALL.
MAJOR SPOILERS POLL OF THE WEEK
Over the last 20 years, there have been some really good animated series based on DC characters. This week, we want to know what your favorite DC animated television series of the last 20 years is the bee’s knees
MAJOR SPOILERS DISCUSSION: The Legion of Super-Heroes #1
Fan-favorite LEGION writer Paul Levitz returns to the 31st century super team he made supreme with an all-new intergalactic era! This exciting series picks up on threads from Geoff Johns’s “Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes” storyline and creates its own all-new ones, including a Green Lantern Corps tie-in and the destruction of a major planet! Rocket on board here as Levitz and rising star artist Yildiray Cinar (TEEN TITANS) revitalize one of DC’s most beloved franchises starting with an oversized first issue with a Variant cover by superstar artist Jim Lee!
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