UPDATED: DC Releases Advance "Flashpoint" Covers, Solicits

Fri, May 13th, 2011 at 12:47pm PDT | Updated: May 13th, 2011 at 1:16pm

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CBR News Team, Editor

DC Comics is releasing advance looks at cover art and solicitation for August-shipping "Flashpoint" tie-ins, starting with the cover and solicit info for "Flashpoint" #4.

And for the latest word on "Flashpoint," including a look back at the first chapter and hints of what's yet to come, check out CBR's interview with the event's architect and writer, Geoff Johns.

FLASHPOINT #4-5
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by ANDY KUBERT and SANDRA HOPE
Covers by ANDY KUBERT and SANDRA HOPE
1:25 Black and white variant covers A by ANDY KUBERT
Issue #4 Variant cover B by IVAN REIS and GEORGE PEREZ
Issue #5 Variant cover B by RAGS MORALES
FLASH FACT: The war between the Amazons and the Atlantians has arrived. The battles between Diana of Themsycira and Emperor Aquaman will tear this world apart - unless The Flash can fix it!
IMPORTANT NOTE: Because of its impact on the DC Universe, FLASHPOINT #5 is the only title that DC Comics is currently soliciting to arrive in stores on August 31.
Issue #4 on sale AUGUST 3
Issue #5 on sale AUGUST 31
4 and 5 of 5, 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US RATED T

FLASH FACT: Booster is the only man with the knowledge to fix the world, but he has to find The Flash in time to tell him…
BOOSTER GOLD #47
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art and cover by DAN JURGENS and NORM RAPMUND
On sale AUGUST 10 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

FLASH FACT: The Joker is revealed, and Thomas Wayne will have to figure out whether he can pull the trigger on his lifelong nemesis.
FLASHPOINT: BATMAN - KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE #3
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by EDUARDO RISSO
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
On sale AUGUST 3 * 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

FLASH FACT:The Secret Seven are being slaughtered from within. Shade the Changing Man must figure out who it is in time, or he will have another team’s death on his hands.
FLASHPOINT: SECRET SEVEN #3
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by FERNANDO BLANCO and SCOTT KOBLISH
Cover by GEORGE PEREZ
On sale AUGUST 3 * 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

FLASH FACT: Abin Sur has lost everything he holds dear to help Earth, but in the end, there is one last thing he can do - if only he has the will.
FLASHPOINT: ABIN SUR - THE GREEN LANTERN #3
Written by ADAM SCHLAGMAN
Art and cover by FELIPE MASSAFERA
On sale AUGUST 17 * 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

FLASH FACT: As the war between Amazons and Atlanteans rages on the battlefield around her, Traci must find the strength to stop her father before he rips the world asunder.
FLASHPOINT: WORLD OF FLASHPOINT #3
Written by REX OGLE
Art by EDUARDO FRANCISCO
Cover by BRETT BOOTH
On sale AUGUST 3 * 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

FLASH FACT: Arthur Curry’s rage has sunk countries, killed millions, and begun a world war. But as the end approaches, he will have to gather the ferocity needed to destroy his enemy utterly.
FLASHPOINT: EMPEROR AQUAMAN #3
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art and cover by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES
On sale AUGUST 10 * 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

FLASH FACT: The death toll rises as Deathstroke’s journey nears its end. But when he finds his daughter, he also finds something else - something he could have never anticipated…
FLASHPOINT: DEATHSTROKE AND THE CURSE OF THE RAVAGER #3
Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art and cover by JOE BENNETT and JOHN DELL
On sale AUGUST 3 * 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

FLASH FACT: The great monster hunter Miranda Shrieve will see our heroes dead before the night is done… unless they can defeat her and her army of robots.
FLASHPOINT: FRANKENSTEIN AND THE CREATURES OF THE UNKNOWN #3
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by IBRAIM ROBERSON
Cover by DOUG MAHNKE
On sale AUGUST 10 * 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

FLASH FACT: Central City’s greatest hero’s darkest secret will be exposed.
FLASHPOINT: CITIZEN COLD #3
Written by SCOTT KOLINS
Art and cover by SCOTT KOLINS
On sale AUGUST 10 * 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

FLASH FACT: The secrets behind Queen Hippolyta’s death and the start of the world war are revealed.
FLASHPOINT: WONDER WOMAN AND THE FURIES #3
Written by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING
Art and cover by SCOTT CLARK and DAVE BEATY
On sale AUGUST 17 * 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

FLASH FACT: And now, the final show! If the Graysons don’t survive, there may be one person who can help their cause…
FLASHPOINT: DEADMAN AND THE FLYING GRAYSONS #3
Written by J.T. KRUL
Art by ALEJANDRO GIRALDO
Cover by CLIFF CHIANG
On sale AUGUST 10 * 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

FLASH FACT: Cyborg stands as the last defense against the world’s greatest villains, and they plan to play dirty. They don’t even care if they die…
FLASHPOINT: LEGION OF DOOM #3
Written by ADAM GLASS
Art by RODNEY BUCHEMI and JOSE MARZAN JR.
Cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
On sale AUGUST 17 * 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

FLASH FACT: The Resistance has found Britain’s last great hope, the enigmatic and immensely powerful Brittania. It’s time to take back England!
FLASHPOINT: LOIS LANE AND THE RESISTANCE #3
Written by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING
Art by EDDIE NUNEZ
Cover by EDDIE NUNEZ and SANDRA HOPE
On sale AUGUST 24 * 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

FLASH FACT: The Outsider’s greatest enemy is revealed.
FLASHPOINT: THE OUTSIDER #3
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by JAVI FERNANDEZ
Cover by KEVIN NOWLAN
On sale AUGUST 17 * 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US * RATED T

TAGS:  dc comics, flashpoint, the flash, geoff johns, batman, andy kubert

 
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