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DC Comics Iconic Heroes Get A Unique Cover

In January 2011, DC Comics Publishing will be treating some of its most iconic characters with a new cover design layout. Icon heroes like Batman, Superman, Hal Jordan and Flash will be getting their signature emblem placed on the cover of comics in January 2011. But that’s not all. DC will also be releasing a series of one-shot stories that spotlight key players in the DCU.


STARMAN/CONGORILLA #1 Written by James Robinson, Artwork by Brett booth, and Cover by Gene Ha.

In this tie-in to the “JLA Omega” storyline, the new blue and gold team of Congorilla and Mikaal Tomas work to unlock the secrets behind the toxic Omega Man’s dark energy, which encases Washington D.C. To do this they must embark on a quest to find the Fountain of Youth, encountering diverse heroes from the DCU along the way including Animal Man, Sirocco and a certain wonder dog named Rex. And all the while, Mikaal and Congorilla must outrun and outwit a cadre of terrorist assassins from Gorilla City. This is a breakneck chase through the DCU, but with a serious end-goal – saving the lives of their fellow members of the JLA!

ONE-SHOT • On-sale JANUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US


SHAZAM! #1 Script (written) by Eric Wallace, Art by Cliff Richards, and Cover by Cliff Chiang.

Blaze, the current ruler of Hell, has an offer for Mary and Billy Batson that may be too good to pass up! Left powerless, will the two former heroes have the strength to deny the devil? Can Freddy Freeman save them? And how does the Titan Osiris fit into it all? Find out here, in this one-shot special written by Eric Wallace (TITANS) with art by Cliff Richards (THE ROAD HOME: BATMAN & ROBIN #1)!

ONE-SHOT • On-sale JANUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US


 Written by Steve Lyons,
 Art by Sean Chen, and
 Cover by Alex Garner

John Henry Irons is a normal human being who managed to overcome all odds and become a hero who Superman considers a peer and colleague. What kind of determination drives a man to reach such heights? Find out here as battered and bruised Steel defiantly stands as the only thing between Metallo and the destruction of Metropolis! Doctor Who novelist Steve Lyons and artist Sean Chen (ACTION COMICS, SALVATION RUN) deliver a story that shows why Steel is a true DC Universe icon!

ONE-SHOT • On-sale JANUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US


 Written by JT Krul,
 Art by Adriana, Melo & Mariah BENES, and
 Cover by Nicola Scott & Dough Hazlewood

Spinning out of the pages of TEEN TITANS comes this spotlight on Cassie Sandsmark, the wonderful Wonder Girl! Even though not every moment of Wonder Girl’s life is spent being a Titan, strange adventures still follow her everywhere. In this issue, she’ll cross paths with the odd new hero known as Solstice!

ONE-SHOT • On-sale JANUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US


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