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DC Comics Keeps Event Leviathan Spin-off Event Leviathan: Checkmate, But Cancels Other Spin-off Manhunters: Secret History! (Sans Spoilers) | Inside Pulse

DC Comics Keeps Event Leviathan Spin-off Event Leviathan: Checkmate, But Cancels Other Spin-off Manhunters: Secret History! (Sans Spoilers)

DC Comics Keeps Event Leviathan Spin-off…

…Event Leviathan: Checkmate, But…

…Cancels Other Spin-off Manhunters: Secret History! (Sans Spoilers)

Out on June 3, 2020 is the resolicited Event: Leviathan Checkmate #1.

      (W) Brian Michael Bendis
      (A/CA) Alex Maleev

      From the award-winning creative team behind last year’s Event Leviathan comes the next surprising chapter in DC Comics’ deadliest saga. Leviathan has agents and acolytes all over the world-but what is the secret behind its power? The planet’s last, best hope to infiltrate Leviathan may be this motley collection of spymasters, now teamed up to try to take back the world that was stolen from under us all! Green Arrow, the Question, Talia al Ghul and other unlikely allies converge to tackle Leviathan as members of the new Checkmate-but who is the surprise hero behind this team? Big clues to the future of the DC Universe start here!

      In Shops: Jun 03, 2020
      SRP: $3.99

The next two issues are also solicited.

Event Leviathan: Checkmate #2

      (W) Brian Michael Bendis
      (A/CA) Alex Maleev

      Something about Leviathan’s rise to power doesn’t make sense! How did the organization get so big-and so powerful-so fast? How did Leviathan gather so many acolytes to its cause so quickly? As Checkmate digs deeper into Leviathan’s inner workings, what they find is a mountain of lies that could impact the entire world! Checkmate’s only recourse is to infiltrate Leviathan-but once these unlikely allies-the Question, Green Arrow, Lois Lane, Manhunter, and Talia al Ghul-go undercover they are officially…not on our side. From the award winning creators that brought you last year’s potboiler Event Leviathan comes the next surprising chapter in DC Comics’ most dangerous saga.

      In Shops: July 22, 2020
      SRP: $3.99

Event Leviathan: Checkmate #3

      (W) Brian Michael Bendis
      (A/CA) Alex Maleev

      Green Arrow’s team of super-spies – including the Question, Manhunter, Lois Lane, and Talia al Ghul – has infiltrated Leviathan – and that officially makes them members of Leviathan! Along the way, they learn that one of their own is actually a secret Leviathan agent who betrayed the new Checkmate from the start! Plus, Superman flies onto the scene to shake things up even further! From the award-winning creative team that brought you last year’s Event Leviathan comes the next surprising chapter in DC’s most dangerous saga.

      In Shops: Aug 25, 2020
      SRP: $3.99

However, Manhunter: Secret History #1 and #2 and the whole five issue mini-series has been canceled. The first issues had been solicited as follows.

Manhunters: Secret History #1

      written by MARC ANDREYKO
      art and cover by RENATO GUEDES
      variant cover by JAE LEE

      After the revelation of Leviathan’s true identity in the pages of Event Leviathan, Kate Spencer—an earlier Manhunter—must go on a quest to uncover just how deep Leviathan’s plans go. What Kate didn’t expect is a conspiracy that goes back to the very beginnings of DC history! Unearthing the past to save the future, this is Manhunters: The Secret History! Eisner Award-winning writer Marc Andreyko returns to his classic crime-fighter in this hard-hitting miniseries that will reverberate across the DC Universe!

      ON SALE 05.13.20
      $3.99 US | 1 OF 5 | 32 PAGES
      FC | DC
      This issue will ship with two covers.
      Please see the order form for details.

Manhunter Secret History #2

      written by MARC ANDREYKO
      art by RENATO GUEDES
      cover by DERRICK CHEW

      Kate Spencer is working to unearth the mysterious secret history of the Manhunters…but Mark Shaw and Leviathan have other ideas! Can a lone Manhunter outwit and an entire country?

      ON SALE 06.10.20
      $3.99 US

However, expect to see former Manhunter Mark Shaw as he’s Leviathan now and current Manhunter Kate Spencer is a part of Checkmate so expect to see her again starting next week in that mini-series’ kick-off.

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