DC to Celebrate Summer with 80-Page Beach Blanket Bad Guys Special This July

Posted by April 12, 2018 Comment

DC Comics is hitting the surf this July with a new 80-page special featuring ten Summer-themed stories about DC supervillains. DC Comics announced the news in a blog post on Thursday. Creators involved include Paul Dini, Lee Bermejo, Gabriel Hardman, Corinna Bechki, Tim Seeley, Shea Fontana, Carlos D’Anda, David Williams, Otto Schmidt, Amanda Conner, and more. DC Beach Blanket Bad Guys Special #1 will sell for $9.99, so make sure your wallet stays hydrated and waits 30 minutes after paying before going into the water.

So, exactly what kind of fun do the super-powered denizens of the DC Universe have when they go to the beach? Whatever these villains are doing, they have their work cut out for them to surpass their competition over at Marvel…

Check out the solicitation for the special below:

DC BEACH BLANKET BAD GUYS SPECIAL #1

Written by PAUL DINI, LEE BERMEJO, GABRIEL HARDMAN, CORINNA BECHKO, TIM SEELEY, SHEA FONTANA and more
Art by CARLOS D’ANDA, GABRIEL HARDMAN, DAVID WILLIAMS, OTTO SCHMIDT and more
Cover by AMANDA CONNER

It’s summertime in the DCU and the bad guys are taking over! Beat the heat with 10 all-new stories by top comics talent starring DC’s most spectacular super-villains! In this issue, find out what Mr. Freeze does on the hottest day of the Gotham City summer! Learn what made Grodd such a bad gorilla! Then, while in a small beach town, Deathstroke gets hired for murder by the last person he’d expect! And The Joker and Bizarro team up for a truly weird summer bromance!

On sale JULY 25

ONE-SHOT • PRESTIGE FORMAT • 80 pg, FC, $9.99 US • RATED T+

(Last Updated April 12, 2018 12:39 pm )

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