Sunday, May 17, 2020

"Dceased: Dead Planet" and "Dark Knights: Death Metal"

Although most of WarnerMedia's film productions are in current lockdown, the company's DC Comics continues to publish new comic book titles for August 2020, filled with fresh stories and compelling imagery:

"DCEASED: DEAD PLANET" #2 is written by Tom Taylor and illustrated by Trevor Hairsine, Gigi Baldassini with covers by Francesco Mattina and Ben Olivier:

"...the 'Justice League' is trapped on Earth, and they've discovered that life still survives on this dead planet! Survival is precarious, though and with billions of infected still roaming the surface, death lies around every corner. But it isn't just the anti-living our heroes have to worry about, because 'John 'Constantine', 'Swamp Thing' and 'Zatanna' are about to discover another thing growing..."

DARK NIGHTS: DEATH METAL GUIDEBOOK #1 is written by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, Joshua Williamson, Becky Cloonan, Vita Ayala, Chip Zdarsky and Christopher Priest, with illustrations by Doug Mahnke, Cloonan, Eduardo Risso, Khary Randolph, Dan Panosian and covers by Yasmine Putri, Terry Dodson and Rachel Dodson:

"...Earth is turned upside down, shrouded in a realm of darkness after the 'Justice League' defeat by the cosmic goddess 'Perpetua'. Now the 'Batman Who Laughs' and his army of 'Dark Knights' rule the planet, wreaking havoc on humanity and raining destruction on the world. As 'Wonder Woman', 'Superman', 'Batman' and other heroes fight to survive in this strange new landscape, one cloaked figure has been observing from the sidelines, creating a guidebook to this new world and its evil leaders in the hope of forming a plan of penance...

WONDER WOMAN #760 is written by Mariko Tamaki and illustrated by Mikel Janan,  with covers by David Marquez, Joshua Middleton and Adam Hughes:

"...the 'Wonder Woman' quest to bring justice to 'Man's World' has seen her take on many devastating opponents -- but like 'Maxwell Lord'. So when he's drafted by the military to help save the day, what's a warrior for the truth going to do?..."

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