DC Comics Announces Second Round of Convergence Miniseries

Earlier this month, DC Comics unveiled the first ten miniseries from its upcoming Convergence event, which will replace The New 52 for two months while DC moves from New York to Burbank.

The initial round of  Convergence miniseries seemed to focus on the modern era of DC’s heroes if Flashpoint hadn’t created The New 52 timeline. The second round of two issue miniseries announced today at Hitfix and Blastr will apparently revisit the DC characters as they were in the early ‘90s. That means we’ve got the Jim Balent Catwoman back, the “bwahahaha” Justice League, Azrael as Batman and a one-handed Aquaman.

More intriguingly, the miniseries will apparently be pitting the DC heroes against the Wildstorm heroes from Jim Lee’s former publishing line. Although the Kingdom Come superheroes will be making an appearance in the Justice League mini. And it looks like Supergirl will be going up against some of the survivors of the original Crisis.

Here are the issue descriptions as released by DC.


 

BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT

(Writer: Larry Hama; Artist: Philip Tan and Jason Paz, with color by Elmer Santos)

A year ago, Batman got trapped in Metropolis when hunting down Azrael. Now he must team with the man that replaced him, and see how differently they operate as Batmans.

 

SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL

(Writer: Louise Simonson; Artist: June Brigman and Roy Richardson, with color by John Rauch)

Metropolis was taken when Superman was missing, so it’s up to Steel to guard the city from the heroes of GEN13 in his absence.

SUPERGIRL: MATRIX

(Writer: Keith Giffen; Artist: Ramon Bachs, with color by Hi-Fi)

What do Supergirl, Lady Quark, and Ambush Bug have in common? Well… nothing really. But that didn’t stop us from sticking them in a story together. You are SO welcome.

SUPERBOY

(Writer: Fabian Nicieza; Artist: Karl Moline and Jose Marzan Jr, with color by Hi-Fi)

Has Kon-El earned the right to be the man of steel? Kon will have to prove his mettle in battle against the Superman of Kingdom Come! But what if the only way to save Metropolis is to lose the fight?

CATWOMAN

(Writer: Justin Gray; Artist: Ron Randall, with color by Gabe Eltaeb)

A year under the dome can change anyone, even Catwoman. She’s set aside her life of crime to become the protector of Suicide Slum, but when the dome falls she will face her greatest challenge—Kingdom Come Batman.

SUICIDE SQUAD

(Writer: Frank Tieri; Artist: Tom Mandrake, with color by Sian Mandrake)

When Kingdom Come’s floating fortress of New Oa threatens Metropolis, it’s up to Amanda Waller to put together a team of the city’s deadliest villains to stop it.

GREEN LANTERN/PARALLAX

(Writer: Tony Bedard; Artist: Ron Wagner and Bill Reinhold, with color by Paul Mounts)

Rookie Green Lantern Kyle Rayner gears up to battle invaders, but is he ready to fight Hal Jordan, also known as Parallax?

GREEN ARROW

(Writer: Christy Marx; Artist: Rags Morales and Claude St-Aubin, with color by Nei Ruffino)

Oliver Queen meets Connor Hawke for the first time, but is he ready to hand over the Green Arrow mantle to his son?

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL

(Writer: Ron Marz; Artist: Mike Manley, with color by Sotocolor)

The levity of the JLI team collides with the severity of the world of Kingdom Come.

AQUAMAN

(Writer: Tony Bedard; Artist: Cliff Richards, with color by John Rauch)

Trapped in the domed city, Aquaman struggles with the loss of his hand as he confronts a deadly adversary—Deathblow.


 

The Convergence event will begin in April 2015 and extend into May before the New 52 titles return.

 

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