“These ARE Your Father’s Comics”

Posted by April 11, 2011 Comment

DC have been rolling out July solicitations for their Retroactive comics line, featuring new stories written by creators known for their work in a specific period. And each book will have a reprint story from the period featured by the writer in question.

Today they’re showing us the seventies...

DC RETROACTIVE: THE FLASH – THE ‘70s #1
Artist Benito Gallego teams up with writer Cary Bates to tell the tale of an evil attack from one of The Flash’s greatest nemeses, Gorilla Grodd. With a plan so twisted and evil launched against him, Barry must not only work to preserve his legacy, but his relationship with his wife, Iris.
ONE-SHOT • On sale JULY 20 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

DC RETROACTIVE: GREEN LANTERN – THE ‘70s #1
Artist Mike Grell and writer Dennis O’Neil return to the character of Hal Jordan in a new epic that finds the Earthborn Green Lantern on a spacefaring thrill.
ONE-SHOT • On sale JULY 27 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED

DC RETROACTIVE: WONDER WOMAN – THE ‘70s #1
Joining legendary scribe Dennis O’Neil is fan-favorite artist J. Bone, tackling the Amazon Princess in her “white costume” phase. With Paradise Island on the verge of destruction, it’ll be up to Wonder Woman to complete three treacherous tasks to save her homeland.
ONE-SHOT • On sale JULY 20 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

DC RETROACTIVE: SUPERMAN – THE ‘70s #1
Artist Eduardo Barretto joins writer Martin Pasko as they revisit Metropolis and tell the lost tale of one of Mr. Mxyzptik’s epic plots against Superman.
ONE-SHOT • On sale JULY 27 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

“Oh how the smell of you clings”

(Last Updated April 11, 2011 1:13 pm )

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