January’s Fifth Wednesday Means It’s DC Comics Annual Time!
Thanks to that bi-annual glitch in the calendar, January has 5 weeks this year. A fifth Wednesday means it’s time for another round of annuals from DC Comics.
Here’s a glimpse of what to look forward to on January 31st.
Deathstroke Annual #1
Writer: Christopher Priest
Artists: Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz
Rating: Teen +
‘An Innocent Man’! Team Defiance is pushed to the edge of oblivion when one of their own ends up dead-and Deathstroke is to blame! Is this the end of Slade Wilson’s hero turn? It’s all been building to this-don’t miss the finale of ‘Defiance,’ the events of which will lead Deathstroke down a shocking new path!
Detective Comics Annual #1
Writer: James Tynion IV
Artist: Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira
‘Clay’! Here it is: the shocking, heartbreaking origin of Clayface, including his first conflict with Batman! Actor Basil Karlo was on the cusp of fame and fortune…the kind he had dreamed of through his painful childhood…until a accident robbed him of the good looks that took him to the top. But scars don’t make you a monster-only the darkness in your heart can do that-and in the wake of the accident, Karlo’s darkness is revealed!
The Flash, Annual #1
Writer: Joshua Williamson
Artist: Christian Duce
‘FLASH WAR’ prelude! The biggest Flash story of 2018 starts here, with a special story starring the classic Wally West, who’s conflicted over whether to let Iris West know he is alive-and he’ll need the help of the Flash to figure out what to do! But when Magenta, Wally’s old love, needs his help, the Flash returns home to Keystone City where he is confronted with violent memories of an unknown world… A major turning point for the Flash family that sets the path for earth shattering stories in 2018!