DC exclusive: Future Quest kicks off the ultimate Hanna-Barbera crossover

DC Comics’ Hanna-Barbera revival begins next week, and the publisher has assembled a perfect creative team for the flagship title, Future Quest. Writer Jeff Parker, artist Evan “Doc” Shaner, and colorist Jordie Bellaire have done exceptional work together in the past on books like Flash Gordon and Convergence: Shazam,…

DC cuts short an incredibly promising Justice League United run

The first round of cancellations following the start of the DC You publishing initiative began last month with the end of Green Lantern: Lost Army and the presciently titled Doomed, but the most disappointing cancellation hit last week with the conclusion of Justice League United (DC), a series that has experienced…

Exclusive DC preview: Captain Marvel takes on Victorian Batman in Convergence: Shazam #2

Dynamite Comics’ Flash Gordon miniseries by writer Jeff Parker, artist Evan “Doc” Shaner, and colorist Jordie Bellaire was one of The A.V. Club’s Best Comics of 2014, and the creative team has reunited to create the best miniseries of DC’s Convergence event. Their work on Convergence: Shazam is pure retro fun…

Shazam! goes old school, Avengers gets new blood, and No Mercy hits hard

This summer both of the big two publishers are taking the opportunity to throw spaghetti at the wall and figure out what sticks and what they might be able to use in primary continuity. That’s the joy of having multiple universes collide all at once: They can rely on ideas old and new to attract readers and make…

Exclusive DC preview: Aquaman #36 builds an underwater mystery with J’onn J’onzz

Jeff Parker’s run on Aquaman has turned the title into one of DC’s most engaging superhero series, combining lush underwater fantasy and political intrigue with lots of action that pits the titular character against monsters from the deep. Parker has fleshed out the book’s supporting cast and delved deep into Arthur…