Four New One-Shots Team Up Heroes of the DC Universe
with Popular Characters from ’1970s-Era H-B Cartoons
BURBANK, CA (March 15, 2018) – Following the success of DC’s modernized takes on basic Saturday morning cartoons and a earlier number of acclaimed one-shot crossovers that includes Hanna-Barbera cartoon characters, DC plans to shake up the worlds of superhero followers and lovers of old-school cartoons but once more. Today, the writer introduced plans to launch 4 all-new one-shot comics that convey a few of DC’s most enjoyable heroes along with well-known characters from the world of Hanna-Barbera cartoons from the 1970’s. These books shall be out there at comedian guide retailers and for buy digitally on May 30.
”Mixing DC and Hanna-Barbera characters collectively for these tales is all the time enjoyable as a result of the outcomes are typically wildly unpredictable,” stated DC Publisher Dan DiDio. “Even before you know what the story’s about, just hearing the names that get thrown together instantly brings a smile to your face and puts your imagination into overdrive, trying to figure out what kind of story could possibly come from these team ups. Fortunately, we’ve got the perfect lineup of creators that can bring those stories to life.”
The title lineup consists of:
AQUAMAN/JABBERJAW SPECIAL #1
In a narrative written by Aquaman author Dan Abnett with artwork and by Paul Pelletier and Andrew Hennessey, the city of Amnesty Island is besieged by a collection of shark assaults, and the authorities name Aquaman for assist! What’s uncommon about this case is that the shark isn’t making an attempt to kill individuals—he simply needs to speak to them. All Jabberjaw needs is to get again to Aqualand, the longer term undersea utopia the place he got here from. But that peaceable metropolis the place man and sentient sea life have been dwelling in concord has been was a dystopian nightmare created by a brand new Ocean Master! Now the King of Atlantis and his pleasant shark ally should group as much as set issues proper.
This one-shot additionally features a bonus brief story by Jeff Parker and Scott Kolins that tells the story of the first-ever assembly between Captain Caveman, The Spectre and the wizard Shazam.
BLACK LIGHTNING/HONG KONG PHOOEY SPECIAL #1
Back from Vietnam, kung-fu grasp Hong Kong Phooey has arrange his personal detective company within the internal metropolis. Meanwhile, Jefferson Pierce (a.okay.a. Black Lightning) has uncovered a plot by three assassins to gather the elements of a sacred textual content revealing the darkest secrets and techniques of martial arts magic, they usually’ll kill anybody who owns them—together with the canine who holds the final chapter of the e-book, Hong Kong Phooey. MICHAEL CRAY Bryan Hill, Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz group as much as ship a narrative with all the facility of a roundhouse kick to the chops!
Plus, Jeff Parker and Scott Kolins workforce up as soon as once more in a bonus story that includes a pre-DEMON Jason Blood and Hanna-Barbera’s personal “Spirit of ’76,” The Funky Phantom.
THE FLASH/SPEED BUGGY SPECIAL #1
RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS scribe Scott Lobdell, together with Brett Booth and Norm Rapmund, is gearing as much as ship a rubber-burning story that pushes all the best way into the redline! When Wally West tries to take down the villain Kilg%re, he’s stunned to seek out he has an unknown ally who can transfer simply as quick as he can. Dr. Pernell, an excellent S.T.A.R. Labs scientist, has discovered a option to energy his dune buggy utilizing the Speed Force. When the Flash agrees to assist check the bounds of the car in a race, one thing sudden sends them spiraling out of the Speed Force and into the unknown. They land in a post-apocalyptic future, however Dr. Pernell is lacking, leaving a now-sentient Speed Buggy to assist the Fastest Man Alive restore the time stream and cease the triple menace of Savitar, Speed Demon Buggy and… Reverse Speed Buggy?
SUPER SONS/DYNOMUTT SPECIAL #1
It’s no enjoyable for Jon Kent to be visiting Big City together with his mother and father for the funeral of an previous pal, so his greatest pal Damian Wayne decides to comply with alongside and provides him the within scoop on the town. But once they go to satisfy Robin’s native pal, Dynomutt, they discover him injured and in want of assist. And Dynomutt’s human superhero companion, Blue Falcon, has seemingly turned evil. What’s the rationale for this betrayal between once-loyal companions, and what position may the evil Red Vulture play on this state of affairs? Fan-favorite SUPER SONS author Peter J. Tomasi groups up with Fernando Pasarin and Oclair Albert to inform this story that includes the primary encounter of the Dog Wonder with the sons of the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight.