Demythify: DC Comics June 2015 Post-Convergence 8-Page Sneak Peeks Back-Up Stories Revealed For All Of May 2015 Convergence Titles

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All of DC Comics’ Convergence two-shot mini-series conclusions in May 2015 will have 8-page previews / sneak peak / teasers / whathaveyou to DC’s June 2015 core super-heroes series. These are net new stories, not the first pages of the June 2015 series they tease / preview, in the back-up of each of these Convergence titles.

Below is the information DC Comics has released to help you decide if you need to pick up even more Convergence series in May 2015.


May 6, 2015

    DOOMED (Written by Scott Lobdell with Art by Javier Fernandez)
    CONVERGENCE: SUPERMAN #2
    Reiser is just like every other college student — he worries about his grades, family, friends, girls, battling the Alpha Centurion in the streets of Metropolis as a Doomsday-infected monster…

    EARTH 2: SOCIETY (Written by Daniel H. Wilson with Art by Jorge Jimenez)
    CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE LEAGUE #2
    The heroes of this new Earth battle over a mysterious device that could remake their old world or destroy the new one!

    GREEN ARROW (Written by Ben Percy with Art by Patrick Zircher)
    CONVERGENCE: SPEED FORCE #2
    The series takes a more macabre tone, as Oliver Queen faces off against a murderous trucker in Alaska before he is called home by his half-sister Emiko (from the Jeff Lemire run) to help her save Seattle from nefarious forces.

    GREEN LANTERN (Written by Robert Venditti with Art by Billy Tan)
    CONVERGENCE: THE ATOM #2
    On the run, RENEGADE Hal Jordan is confronted by both sides of the law at a galactic outpost. Beware his new power gauntlet, and watch out for his new partner!

    GREEN LANTERN: THE LOST ARMY (Written by Cullen Bunn with Art by Jesus Saiz)
    CONVERGENCE: THE QUESTION #2
    On a planet more alien than they can begin to imagine, John Stewart and a small group of Green Lanterns encounter new life, new dangers, and a mission of survival unlike anyone’s faced before!

    MIDNIGHTER (Written by Steve Orlando with Art by ACO)
    CONVERGENCE: NIGHTWING/ORACLE #2
    Midnigter’s on the hunt for the Perdition Pistol, a legendary weapon believed to fire bullets with body-snatching demons inside — but you shouldn’t listen to everything the old stories say….

    THE OMEGA MEN (Written by Tom King with Art by Alec Morgen)
    CONVERGENCE: BATMAN & ROBIN #2
    The Omega Men kill Kyle Rayner?

    PREZ (Written by Mark Russell with Art by Ben Caldwell)
    CONVERGENCE: BATGIRL #2
    Social media sensation Beth Ross is about to become the first teen President — but only if she can survive her first diplomatic run-in with the UN. Will her Pad Thai craving get in the way?

    RED HOOD/ARSENAL (Written by Scott Lobdell with Art by Denis Medri)
    CONVERGENCE: TITANS #2
    Jason and Roy face off against the forces of Kobra!

    SECTION EIGHT (Written by Garth Ennis with Art by John McCrea)
    CONVERGENCE: CONVERGENCE: HARLEY QUINN #2
    From the pages of HITMAN and the dumpsters of the Gotham City Municipal Dog Pound, a mysterious figure emerges. Could Dog Welder really be back from the dead

Babos’ Picks

Was already going to read Convergence: Speed Force #2 (includes Green Arrow tease), but am now adding the following as they tease books I plan to read or sample post-Convergence: Convergence: Batman and Robin #2 (for Omega Men). So, two books in total (an increase of one based on unique previews).

May 13, 2015

    ACTION COMICS (Written by Greg Pak Art by Aaron Kuder)
    CONVERGENCE: SUPERBOY #2
    Low on power, Superman battles mysterious assailants – Shadow Ninjas – as he tries to reach his Fortress of Solitude.

    AQUAMAN (Written by Cullen Bunn with Art by Trevor McCarthy)
    CONVERGENCE: SUICIDE SQUAD #2
    Aquaman is mysteriously on the run from Atlantis. His main tormentor: his former consort Mera. This prequel introduces new characters that Mera has tasked to hunt down the Sea King.

    BAT-MITE (Written by Dan Jurgens with Art by Corin Howell)
    CONVERGENCE: SUPERGIRL: MATRIX #2
    The Dark Knight has a new partner — whether he wants one or not! Bat-Mite arrives at the scene of a Gotham robbery with the goal of helping Batman be a better crime fighter and spreading his “sound advice” all over the DC Universe.

    BIZARRO (Written by Heath Corson with Art by Gustavo Duarte)
    CONVERGENCE: SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL #2
    Introducing the hero no one wants! And Jimmy Olsen’s assignment is to help get him out of Metropolis and into Bizarro America A.K.A. Canada!

    DEATHSTROKE (Written/Art by Tony Daniel)
    CONVERGENCE: BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #2
    Slade Wilson reflects on his recent family troubles as he is drawn into another family’s conflict — the Gods of Olympus!

    DR. FATE (Written by Paul Levitz with Art by Sonny Liew)
    CONVERGENCE: AQUAMAN #2
    Twenty-something Egyptian-American med student Khalid “Kent” Nassor becomes the newest wearer of the helmet of Fate.

    GOTHAM BY MIDNIGHT (Written by Ray Fawkes with Art by Juan Ferreyra)
    CONVERGENCE: CATWOMAN #2
    It’s an all-new Gotham, but Batman still needs the help of the Midnight Shift. A typical assignment comes through.

    GREEN LANTERN: THE LOST ARMY (Written by Cullen Bunn with Art by Jesus Saiz)
    CONVERGENCE: GREEN ARROW #2
    On a planet more alien than they can begin to imagine, John Stewart and a small group of Green Lanterns encounter new life, new dangers, and a mission of survival unlike anyone’s faced before!

    JUSTICE LEAGUE 3001 (Written by Keith Giffen with Art by Howard Porter)
    CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #2
    It’s one year later for the Justice League. Superman and Teri, aka the Flash, are finally having their first date – it’s a good thing Batman and Ariel decided to tag along. What could possibly go wrong? Maybe the appearance of a sexy new female Leaguer named – wait a minute, this can’t be right – GUY GARDNER?!

    LOBO (Written by Cullen Bunn with Art by Cliff Richards)
    CONVERGENCE: GREEN LANTERN/PARALLAX#2
    The intergalactic hit man fulfills one contract, while taking a new one that could be the death of him.

Babos’ Picks

Was already going to read Convergence: Suicide Squad #2 (includes Aquaman tease), but am now adding the following as they tease books I plan to read or sample post-Convergence: Shadow of the Bat #2 (for Deathstroke), Convergence: Aquaman #2 (for Dr. Fate) and Convergence: Green Arrow #2 (for Green Lantern: Lost Army). So, four books in total (an increase of three based on unique previews).

May 20, 2015

    CONVERGENCE: ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #2 features a bonus MARTIAN MANHUNTER story written by Rob Willams and illustrated by Eddy Barrows and Eber Ferreira.
    J’onzz investigates the disappearance of a lunar mission and uncovers the beginnings of a planet-wide invasion of Earth by his fellow Martians, who he thought were previously all dead.

    CONVERGENCE: BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #2 features a bonus BATMAN BEYOND story written by Dan Jurgens and illustrated by Bernard Chang.
    Tim Drake, in the Batman Beyond suit, has been thrown 35 years into the future. This new world he’s exploring is a mix of the animated series world and the legendary Great Disaster world. Brother Eye will be the villain of the first arc, defeated at the end. The second arc will feature the return of the Justice League Beyond, and more bizarreness from the Great Disaster world.

    CONVERGENCE: THE FLASH #2 features a bonus NEW SUICIDE SQUAD story written by Sean Ryan and illustrated by Philippe Briones.
    On a mission in Ukraine, where the team fights Russian Red robots. In the DCU, yes, there is Russian military in Ukraine, imagine that!

    CONVERGENCE: GREEN LANTERN CORPS #2 features a bonus GOTHAM ACADEMY story written by Becky Cloonan and Brenden Fletcher and illustrated by Mingjue Helen Chen.
    Maps recites her newest homework assignment for Olive: A poem about the supernatural adventures (both imagined and real) of Gotham Academy!

    CONVERGENCE: HAWKMAN #2 features a bonus GRAYSON story written by Tom King and Tim Seeley and illustrated by Mikel Janin.
    Dick and Spyral join the mile-high club as they attempt to save a young boy from an airplane mid-flight.

    CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA #2 features a bonus BATMAN/SUPERMAN story written by Greg Pak and illustrated by Ardian Syaf.
    On the trail of Cyber-Tek Warriors, a de-powered Superman meets Batman, and they fight, but an unexpected savior comes to the rescue.

    CONVERGENCE: NEW TEEN TITANS #2 features a bonus WE ARE…ROBIN story written by Lee Bermejo and illustrated by Rob Haynes.
    A new team of teens coordinate to take down a weapons shipment at the docks and spread the word that there’s a new “Robin” in town.

    CONVERGENCE: SUPERBOY AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #2 features a bonus TEEN TITANS story written by Will Pfeifer and illustrated by Kenneth Rocafort.
    The Titans and Superboy on the run from Wonder Girl and Power Girl’s new super team.

    CONVERGENCE: SWAMP THING #2 features a bonus CATWOMAN story written by Genevieve Valentine and illustrated by David Messina.
    Selina attends a part with a guest list of some of Gotham’s most power-hungry crime bosses!

    CONVERGENCE: WONDER WOMAN #2 features a bonus SECRET SIX story written by Gail Simone and illustrated by Ken Lashley and Dale Eaglesham.
    Six outcasts (or seven, if you count the murderous puppet) are thrown together and forced to carry out deadly missions by an anonymous force that hates their guts. They’ll have to learn how to become a team pretty quickly, as survival is not guaranteed!

Babos’ Picks

Was already going to read Convergence: Hawkman #2 (includes Grayson tease) and Convergence: Justice League America #2 (includes Batman/Superman tease), but am now adding the following as they tease books I plan to read or sample post-Convergence: Batman and the Outsiders #2 (for Batman Beyond), Convergence: Flash #2 (for New Suicide Squad), Convergence: New Teen Titans #2 (for We Are… Robin) and Convergence: Superboy and the Legion of Super-Heroes #2 (for Teen Titans). So, six books in total (an increase of four based on unique previews).

May 27, 2015

    CONVERGENCE: INFINITY INC. #2 features a bonus BATGIRL story written by Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher and illustrated by Babs Tarr.
    As she struggles to evacuate hostages from a video-game inspired death trap, Barbara Gordon shows how her mind is superior to any software!

    CONVERGENCE: BOOSTER GOLD #2 features a bonus EARTH 2: SOCIETY story written by Daniel H. Wilson and illustrated by Jorge Jimenez.
    The heroes of this new Earth battle over a mysterious device that could remake their old world or destroy the new one.

    CONVERGENCE: BLUE BEETLE #2 features a bonus BLACK CANARY story written by Brenden Fletcher and illustrated by Annie Wu.
    Dinah’s made enemies from the second she stepped onto the scene as frontwoman of Black Canary — and now she’s got to fight her way past an enormous Black Metal adversary to get to the next show!

    CONVERGENCE: CRIME SYNDICATE #2 features a bonus CYBORG story written by David Walker and illustrated by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado.
    The ultimate tech hero thought he knew everything about his unique cybernetic body. He was wrong…

    CONVERGENCE: DETECTIVE COMICS #2 features a bonus THE FLASH story written by Robert Venditti and Van Jensen and illustrated by Brett Booth and Norm Rapmund.
    Barry Allen is being hunted by Professor Zoom and his new team of villains.

    CONVERGENCE: PLASTIC MAN AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS #2 features a bonus HARLEY QUINN story written by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti and illustrated by Chad Hardin.
    It’s orientation day for Harley’s new team of amazing assistants, the Gang of Harleys — and that means it’s time to hand out code names! Readers with severe pun allergies are advised to put this comic book down now, before it’s too late.

    CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #2 features a bonus SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN story written by Peter J. Tomasi and illustrated by Paulo Siqueira.
    A de-powered and injured Man of Steel looks to re-energize himself by plunging into the sun. Wonder Woman is there to stop him.

    CONVERGENCE: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #2 features a bonus WE ARE…ROBIN story written by Lee Bermejo and illustrated by Jorge Corona.
    A new team of teens coordinate to take down a weapons shipment at the docks and spread the word that there’s a new “Robin” in town.

    CONVERGENCE: SHAZAM! #2 features a bonus CONSTANTINE: THE HELLBLAZER story written by Ming Doyle and James Tynion IV and illustrated by Riley Rossmo.
    John Constantine doing what John Constantine does best: playing both sides, conning everyone, and manipulating events in his favor regardless of the price. The price here: selling out a twenty-something fashion designer to die at the hands of flesh-eating demons.

    CONVERGENCE: ACTION COMICS #2 features a bonus SINESTRO story written by Cullen Bunn and illustrated by Brad Walker and Andrew Hennessy.
    A traitor lurks within the Sinestro Corps, and it’s one of Sinestro’s closest confidantes! But treachery is only part of a day’s work for the leader of the fear lanterns, along with saving the last of his race and instilling peace in a universe gone lawless. But what other clandestine objective is Sinestro looking to fulfill?

Babos’ Picks

Was already going to read Convergence: Infinity Inc. #2 (includes Batgirl tease), Convergence: Booster Gold #2 (includes Earth 2: Society), Convergence: Crime Syndicate (includes Cyborg tease) and Convergence: Justice Society (includes Superman/Wonder Woman tease), and but am now adding the following as they tease books I plan to read or sample post-Convergence: Detective Comics #2 (for The Flash) and Convergence: Action Comics #2 (for Sinestro). So, five books in total (an increase of two based on unique previews).


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