Monday, December 08, 2014

TASTE OF HOME: Justice Society, Ted Kord, Plastic Man, Uncle Sam, Captain Atom, Shazam And More Star In 'Convergence' Wave 4 Minis

When DC slams the brakes on the 'New 52' and throws all it's previous realities into a blender with nine-week event series Convergence, they will also supplement the void with a four sets of two-issue mini-series'. Having announced the line-up for the fourth batch of four, the ten two-parters include with the return of many classic characters, as well as artist Bill Sienkiewicz on Helena Wayne, Evan “Doc” Shaner on the Captain Marvel family, as well as writers Dan Jurgens and Jerry Ordway on Booster Gold and Justice Inc. respectively.

Set for April / May 2015, here are the Wave 4 deats thanks to Hitfix and Blastr:

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA Older and in full retirement under the dome, members of the Justice Society get the chance to regain their youths to stave off forces from the Qward Universe. But the promise of youth comes with a deadly price. (W) Dan Abnett (A) Tom Derenick and Trevor Scott

INFINITY INC. The young heroes of Infinity Inc. must choose between the path set for them by their parents or the one they've set for themselves as they face post-apocalyptic Jonah Hex. (W) Jerry Ordway (A) Ben Caldwell

DETECTIVE COMICS Helena Wayne and Dick Grayson fight side by side in memory of Bruce Wayne as they decide who will become the next Batman. (W) Len Wein (A) Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz

ACTION COMICS Superman teams up with Power Girl, but can they stop a nuclear strike from Lex Luthor and Stalin of Red Son Moscow? (W) Justin Gray (A) Claude St-Aubin and Sean Parsons

WORLD’S FINEST COMICS The Seven Soldiers of Victory regroup to defend their city against the Qward invasion, while cartoonist Scribbly Jibbet transcribes their adventures. (W) Paul Levitz (A) Jim Fern and Joe Rubinstein with cartoons by Shannon Wheeler

CRIME SYNDICATE The Crime Syndicate’s absolute control of their city is challenged when the dome comes down and changes everything. Now, Superwoman is on death row while the rest of the team fights One Million Universe’s Batman and Superman! (W) Brian Buccellato (A) Phil Winslade

BLUE BEETLE Hub City is on the brink of collapse and anarchy! But its heroes—Blue Beetle, Captain Atom, and Question—find inspiration and strength from the most unlikely source. (W) Scott Lobdell (A) Yishan Li

PLASTIC MAN AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS Plastic Man and the Freedom Fighters are on the gallows in a New York taken over by Nazis, when robot super-heroes attack from Future's End and enemies become allies. (W) Simon Oliver (A) John McCrea

SHAZAM It’s Shazam versus Steampunk, as the world of Gotham By Gaslight takes on the Captain Marvel family and friends. (W) Jeff Parker (A) Evan “Doc” Shaner

BOOSTER GOLD Trapped with Rip Hunter and other time travelers, Booster and his future self must work together to get out of prison and off the planet. (W) Dan Jurgens (A) Alvaro Martinez and Raul Fernandez

 What do you think? 

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