DC Comics Black Label & August 2018 & Beyond Solicitations Spoilers: First Six Titles Unveiled With Superman Year One, Batman By Dark Nights Metal Creative Team, Wonder Woman & More!

DC Comics Black Label and August 2018 and Beyond Solicitations Spoilers follow.

First Six Titles Unveiled With Superman Year One, Batman By Dark Nights Metal Creative Team, Wonder Woman and More!

The DC Black Label initiative kicks off in August 2018 with Superman Year One.

      SUPERMAN: YEAR ONE
      Writer: Frank Miller
      Artists: Frank Miller, John Romita Jr.

      A groundbreaking, definitive treatment of Superman’s classic origin story in honor of his 80th anniversary. This story details new revelations that reframe the Man of Steel’s most famous milestones—from Kal-El’s frantic exile from Krypton, to Clark Kent’s childhood in Kansas, to his inevitable rise to become the most powerful and inspiring superhero of all time.

      BATMAN: LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH
      Writer: Scott Snyder
      Artist: Greg Capullo

      Batman wakes up in a desert. He doesn’t know what year it is or how The Joker’s head is alive in a jar beside him, but it’s the beginning of a quest unlike anything the Dark Knight has undertaken before. In this strange future, villains are triumphant and society has liberated itself from the burden of ethical codes. Fighting to survive while in search of answers, Bruce Wayne uncovers the truth about his role in this new world—and begins the last Batman story ever told.

      BATMAN: DAMNED
      Writer: Brian Azzarello
      Artist: Lee Bermejo

      On a deserted Gotham City bridge, a body is found. Whispers spread the news: Joker is dead. But is this a dream come true or a nightmare being born? Now Batman and DC’s outlaw magician John Constantine must hunt the truth through a Gotham City hellscape. The city’s supernatural recesses are laced with hints about a killer’s identity, but the Dark Knight’s descent into horror will test his sanity and the limits of rationality, as he must face a horror that doesn’t wear a mask.

      WONDER WOMAN HISTORIA: THE AMAZONS
      Writer: Kelly Sue DeConnick
      Artist: Phil Jimenez

      A Homeric epic of the lost history of the Amazons and Queen Hippolyta’s rise to power. Featuring monsters and myths, this three-book saga spans history from the creation of the Amazons to the moment Steve Trevor washes up on the shores of Paradise Island, changing our world forever.

      WONDER WOMAN: DIANA’S DAUGHTER (working title)
      Writer: Greg Rucka
      Artist: To Be Announced

      It’s been 20 years since the world stopped looking to the skies for hope, help, and inspiration. Now the world keeps its eyes down, and the powers that have risen have every intention of keeping things that way. Amongst a scattered, broken resistance, a young woman seeks to reclaim what has been forgotten, and on the way will learn the truth about herself, her heritage, and her destiny.

      THE OTHER HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE
      Writer: John Ridley
      Artist: To Be Announced

      A compelling literary series analyzing iconic DC moments and charting sociopolitical gains through the perspectives of DC Super Heroes who come from traditionally disenfranchised groups, including John Stewart, Extraño, Vixen, Supergirl, Katana and Rene Montoya, among others. At its core, the story focuses on the lives of those behind the costumes, and their endeavors to overcome real-world issues. It isn’t about saving the world, it’s about having the strength to simply be who you are.

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