DC First Issue Focus for June 13, 2018: The Return of Hawkman
Several books bear the #1 on their cover. There’s another chapter leading up to the wedding of Batman and Catwoman. Eel O’Brien goes solo from the Terrifics. Plus, he Titans have something ‘special’ in store. But perhaps the event that has just about the entire realm of DC fandom jumping for joy is the return of everyone’s favorite Thanagarian, Hawkman!
Writer: Robert Venditti
Artist: Bryan Hitch
Covers: Bryan Hitch, Stjepan Sejic
Spinning out of the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, Carter Hall returns to the DC Universe! An explorer of the ancient and unknown, Hawkman finds himself embroiled in a long-standing mission to discover the true purpose of his many reincarnations. Carter races around the globe trying to piece together an ancient prophecy, but will he be able to face down his past lives lurking around every corner?
Batman: Prelude to the Wedding: Batgirl vs.
The Riddler #1
Writer: Tim Seeley
Artist: Minkyu Jung
On the eve of Batman’s wedding to Catwoman, two of Gotham City’s finest minds clash. In her role as Oracle, Barbara Gordon wired all of her allies together. But when The Riddler takes on Batgirl, will he tear everything asunder?
Rating: Teen Plus
Plastic Man #1
Writer: Gail Simone
Artist: Adriana Melo
Covers: Aaron Lopresti, Amanda Conner
Meet Eel O’Brian: a petty thug, thief and con artist who runs a strip club. Hey, he’s also dead, at least according to the gang that tossed him out like last week’s garbage. Literally. Don’t worry, though-he bounced back from all that, and now he’s trying to make a new life for himself, but the effort is stretching him pretty thin. How can he get revenge on his old boss, keep a street kid out of trouble, make a dancer fall in love with him and stop a mysterious society from taking over the world? Eel has no idea!
Titans Special #1
Writer: Dan Abnett
Artist: Paul Pelletier
It’s the dawn of a new age of TITANS! The events of METAL and NO JUSTICE have left the team in tatters, but a strange new threat has emerged to lead Nightwing to reassemble the Titans with a mix of old blood and new. A rash of metahuman power fluctuations are threatening people around the globe, and only the friends who grew up as superheroes can help those whose powers have grown out of control! It all starts here in this special issue kicking off a bold new direction!