DC DIGITAL FIRST – Week 5 First Look Good

DC’s expanded DC DIGITAL FIRST publishing slate continues strong into its fifth week! 

Week 5:

  • Metropolis Monday: Superman: The Man of Tomorrow #5
    • What Makes a City – Part 1” by Rob Venditti, Paul Pelletier, Drew Hennessy, Adriano Lucas and Clayton Cowles
      • Lex Luthor’s gone Big Brother in Metropolis after placing new hi-tech security cameras around the city to put an end to crime, and Superman with it!
  • Batman Tuesday: Batman: Gotham Nights #5
  • Concrete Jungle” by Mark Russell, Ryan Benjamin, Richard Friend, Alex Sinclair and Troy Peteri
    • When Commissioner Gordon suspects there’s a mole in his precinct, it’s up to Batman to keep a witness safe until he can testify. But this particular witness is a crooked lawyer with ties to every criminal operation in Gotham City, and Batman finds himself under attack from both sides of the law!
  • Wonder Women Wednesday: Wonder Woman: Agent of Peace #5
  • Sure Shot” by Van Jensen, Jheremy Raapack, Hi-Fi and Travis Lanham
    • Deadshot has his sights set on a corrupt government official, and it’sup to the Amazon Princess to protect him from the legendary assassin—but does this particular target actually deserve to be saved? 
  • Couldn’t Live” by Scott Kolins, Romulo Fajardo Jr. and Travis Lanham
    • Steve Trevor finds himself in over his head while trying to help Wonder Woman on a mission—but is he doing it for the right reasons, or just trying to prove something to himself?

Tidal Thursday: Aquaman: Deep Dives #5

  • Stinging Tide – Part 1” by Steve Orlando, V. Ken Marion, Sandu Florea, Andrew Dalhouse and Wes Abbott
    • In order to rescue King Noble, Aquaman and the Sea Devils must take on…the Trench!

Flash Friday: Flash: Fastest Man Alive #5

  • Around the Day in Eighty Worlds” by Gail Simone, Clayton Henry, Marcelo Maiolo and Rob Leigh
    • It’s a race through all of time as the Flash tries to get the upper hand against Eobard Thawne, the Reverse-Flash! Thawne is faster and more ruthless than Barry, but if Barry can stay just a step ahead of him, maybe the Flash can stop his terrible reign. Will time be on the Scarlet Speedster’s side?!

Saturday Morning Cartoons: DC Super Hero Girls: Infinite Frenemies #5

  • Honey, I Shrunk My Friends” by Derek Fridolfs, Agnes Garbowska, Silvana Brys and Gabriela Downie
    • Bumblebee is tired of always being tiny! Karen sets her mind to creating a device that will make her big instead of small, but when things don’t go as she planned, the other girls will get a crash course in seeing the world through Bumblee’s eyes!
  • Fan Favorites” by Ivan Cohen, Sarah Leuver and Gabriela Downie
    • When Beast Boy is voted “Most Popular Titan” by Jump City’s fourth-largest free magazine, Robin knows there must be something evil behind it…because, really, Beast Boy?!
  • Supernatural Sunday: Swamp Thing: New Roots #5
    • The Flower King” by Mark Russell, Marco Santucci, John Kalisz and Dave Sharpe
      • A murderous cult making human sacrifices in Swamp Thing’s honor wants nothing less than to start the world over, destroying civilization and rebuilding a more natural life with Swamp Thing as their king…and Swamp Thing wants nothing to do with them. But even more horrifying, the Sunderland Corporation has used his DNA to create self-harvesting clones—and Swamp Thing must use all the weapons in his arsenal to save them.

This week has been made into a digital wonder land for us DC fans. Some amazing writers are lending their talents to our favorite heroes. The buzz has been high already for the titles and looks to be a success for the digital market. What have you all thought of the titles thus far?

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