Covers for D.C. Comics’ First 10 Re-Numbered Titles

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As previously reported, in a blatant attempt to increase sales and renew interest an epic re-structuring of their comic book universe, D.C. Comics has decided to re-number all their titles back to #1 and start all over, essentially rebooting their entire comic book universe.

“Justice League”, featuring the publisher’s powerhouse and more well-known characters, will be leading the charge this August, and will eventually be followed by 51 other titles. D.C. has now revealed nine more titles that will be following in “Justice League’s” footsteps.

By the way, I love the fact that D.C. has a character named “Mister Terrific”. I mean, that’s so D.C., isn’t it? Curious, though, that they’re saving up Superman and Batman’s separate re-numbered titles. Of course you know they’re coming. What’s D.C. Comics without the Bat and his Boy Scout BFF?

Wonder Woman

New York Times bestselling writer Brian Azzarello, author of The Joker and 100 Bullets, teams up with the immensely talented artist Cliff Chiang (Neil Young’s Greendale) for WONDER WOMAN #1, an exciting new series starring the DC Universe’s greatest superheroine. The cover to issue #1 is by Cliff Chiang.

Aquaman

Geoff Johns, one of comics’ greatest storytellers, reunites with GREEN LANTERN and BRIGHTEST DAY collaborator Ivan Reis to bring you a thrilling new take on the fan-favorite hero of the sea in AQUAMAN #1. The cover to issue #1 is by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado.

The Flash

Rising superstar Francis Manapul, fresh off his acclaimed run on THE FLASH with Geoff Johns, makes his comics writing debut in THE FLASH #1, sharing both scripting and art duties with Brian Buccellato. The Flash knows he can’t be everywhere at once, but what happens when he faces an all-new villain who can? The cover to issue #1 is by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato.

Firestorm

Welcome to a major new vision of the Nuclear Man as writers Ethan Van Sciver and Gail Simone team up with artist Yildiray Cinar to deliver THE FURY OF FIRESTORM #1. Jason Rusch and Ronnie Raymond are two high school students, worlds apart – and now they’re drawn into a conspiracy of super science that bonds them forever in a way they can’t explain or control. The cover to issue #1 is by Ethan Van Sciver.

Hawkman

Batman writer Tony Daniel will team up with artist Philip Tan (GREEN LANTERN: AGENT ORANGE, THE OUTSIDERS) for THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #1. Carter Hall’s skill at deciphering lost languages has led him to a job with an archeologist who specializes in alien ruins – but will the doctor’s latest discovery spread an alien plague through New York City? No matter the personal cost, Carter Hall must don his cowl and wings and become the new, savage Hawkman to survive. The cover to issue #1 is by Philip Tan.

Green Arrow

Oliver Queen is an orphan who grew up to fight crime as the Green Arrow, a billionaire playboy who uses his fortune to become a superhero – able to fight the most powerful super-villains in the universe with nothing but a bow and arrow. JT Krul will write GREEN ARROW #1 with art by superstar artist Dan Jurgens. The cover to issue #1 is by Brett Booth.

Justice League International

A team of internationally-drafted superheroes fight each other and their bureaucratic supervisors as much as they do global crime in JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #1 from writer Dan Jurgens and artist Aaron Lopresti. The cover to issue #1 is by Aaron Lopresti.

Mister Terrific

The world’s third-smartest man – and one of its most eligible bachelors – uses his brains and fists against science gone mad in MISTER TERRIFIC #1, the new series from writer Eric Wallace and artist Roger Robinson. The cover to issue #1 is by J.G. Jones.

Captain Atom

Captain Atom has all the power in the world, but no hope of saving himself. Charged by nuclear energy, possessing vast molecular powers, he has the potential to be a god among men – a hero without limits. But the question is this: Will he lose himself in the process? JT Krul and artist Freddie Williams II take the character in a bold new direction in CAPTAIN ATOM #1. The cover to issue #1 is by Stanley “Artgem” Lau.

DC Universe Presents

The anthology series gets a new look in DC Universe Presents, a new series that will focus on multi-issue story arcs each featuring a different superhero from the DC Universe’s rich cast of characters, told by some of comics’ most exciting writers and artitsts. DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #1 kicks off the first arc of the series: a Deadman story by Paul Jenkins and Bernard Chang. The cover to issue #1 is by Ryan Sook.

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  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

    Interesting. It seems I was somewhat right about the recent stories basically setting a new launchpad for these revamped series. But only somewhat because it also seems like these are actually starting over a bit too. Loving the two Firestorms. Mr. Terrific and Green Arrow’s new costume designs are awesome. I like the Smallville influence of GA’s look alot.

    • Juggernaut

      Those are the exact same points and re-designs that I was going to comment on. Although, while I like Mr. Terrific’s new get up, his look in the last couple of years (motorcycle jacket and silhouetted style) was my favorite.

      • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

        Its pretty much the same costume but with short sleeves. And the face paint is the same. Just looks different in pic.

        Sent on the go.

        • Menik

          Just looks different in the pic? Why is coloring on it changed then. Now he has a red mouth and black eyes. oh no. that can’t be right. that’d be real racist. so why is is colored so “different”?

        • Juggernaut

          I guess so. I also wanted to mention how much I like the new design of Hawkman’s mask. I never liked the more bulbous beak look or the goofy eyes. This is much better. See that a compliment after the assault of derogatory comments that I made only a few days ago about him receiving his own film! LOL.

    • http://www.beyondhollywood.com/ Nix

      Hopefully this GA won’t always end up getting the crap beaten out of him like Smallville’s GA. Sheesh. I used to call that guy the “Human Punching Bag” he gets beat up so often on that show.

      • Juggernaut

        You ain’t kidding. Lol. I also think that they totally ripped off the Ultimates Hawkeye costume too. I realize that they are esencally the same character with different color schemes but COME ON! I’m thinking that Hawkeye’s outfit in the upcoming avengers flick is going to look a lot like the Smallville GA’s. Maybe a bit more like Black widows esthetically but the overall design concept will be very similar. Maybe the purple suit with the hood, and glasses, sleevless. I can’t see them adopting the classic costume or his look with the face mask and red glasses. They may do the black costume with only a few purple accents (glasses lenses, etc.)

  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

    Interesting. It seems I was somewhat right about the recent stories basically setting a new launchpad for these revamped series. But only somewhat because it also seems like these are actually starting over a bit too. Loving the two Firestorms. Mr. Terrific and Green Arrow’s new costume designs are awesome. I like the Smallville influence of GA’s look alot.

  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

    Interesting. It seems I was somewhat right about the recent stories basically setting a new launchpad for these revamped series. But only somewhat because it also seems like these are actually starting over a bit too. Loving the two Firestorms. Mr. Terrific and Green Arrow’s new costume designs are awesome. I like the Smallville influence of GA’s look alot.

  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

    Interesting. It seems I was somewhat right about the recent stories basically setting a new launchpad for these revamped series. But only somewhat because it also seems like these are actually starting over a bit too. Loving the two Firestorms. Mr. Terrific and Green Arrow’s new costume designs are awesome. I like the Smallville influence of GA’s look alot.

  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

    Interesting. It seems I was somewhat right about the recent stories basically setting a new launchpad for these revamped series. But only somewhat because it also seems like these are actually starting over a bit too. Loving the two Firestorms. Mr. Terrific and Green Arrow’s new costume designs are awesome. I like the Smallville influence of GA’s look alot.

  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

    Interesting. It seems I was somewhat right about the recent stories basically setting a new launchpad for these revamped series. But only somewhat because it also seems like these are actually starting over a bit too. Loving the two Firestorms. Mr. Terrific and Green Arrow’s new costume designs are awesome. I like the Smallville influence of GA’s look alot.

  • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

    Interesting. It seems I was somewhat right about the recent stories basically setting a new launchpad for these revamped series. But only somewhat because it also seems like these are actually starting over a bit too. Loving the two Firestorms. Mr. Terrific and Green Arrow’s new costume designs are awesome. I like the Smallville influence of GA’s look alot.

  • Ironfist fan# rogernator5000

    who r the people in the jl international, I only know some, also why is cyborg in the jl shouldn’t it be martian manhunter, or if they were gonna add someone different they shoulda done a girl, zatana, but if they wanted a new man how about red tornado, my favourite of DC

    • http://www.originalgeekspodcast.com/ Dedpool

      Clockwise from top: Rocket Red, Fire, August General in Iron (of the Chinese hero group Great Ten) , Vixen, Guy Gardner, Ice, I think Donna Troy, Batman and center is Booster Gold.

  • Edhodo333

    Am I the only one that thinks Quantum and Woody when I look at the Firestorm cover?

  • Anonymous

    I kinda feel like this is all due to the lawsuit that DC lost with the families of the creators of superman. It just seems like a way to change minor things to get around larger issues…I.e. Dwindle down on certain comics to save money, restart major comic lines to end of dead end plots and stories that have plagued comic filler, and Erase mistakes that they’ve made. Hopefully they will bring back the Question. (They may have already done it, but when they killed him and made that chick the question, I stopped reading DC comics).