DC Comics turned some heads when they announced in late January that their upcoming crossover story Flashpoint would have 14 miniseries tie-ins, and today they’re ready to reveal the creative teams for eight of those miniseries on their official blog The Source, starting with a very familiar duo taking on Flashpoint: Batman, Knight of Vengeance. Cover images and information is after the jump, and keep checking this space, as DC’s letting details of these teams slip at a pace of roughly one per hour.
Update 5:05 EST: Enter, the LEGION OF DOOM
FLASHPOINT: LEGION OF DOOM
Covers: Miguel Sepulveda
Writer: Adam Glass
Art: Rodeny Buchemi & Jose Marzan
Tagline: Whatever Happened to the World’s Greatest Supervillains?
Update 4:10 EST: More Aquaman? Sure, have some more Aquaman!
FLASHPOINT: EMPEROR AQUAMAN
Covers: Ardian Syaf & Vicente Cifuentes
Writer: Tony Bedard
Art: Ardian Syaf & Vicente Cifuentes
Tagline: He will drown the world… THEN RULE IT!
Update 3:20 EST: Hey, have another mini written by a DC Editor!
FLASHPOINT: WORLD OF FLASHPOINT
Covers: Shane Davis
Writer: Rex Ogle
Art: Paulo Siquiera
And your tagline is simply: Discover the World of Flashpoint
Update 2 p.m. EST: And another!
FLASHPOINT: HAL JORDAN
Covers: Rags Morales
Writer: Adam Schlagman
Art: Ben Oliver
Tagline for this one: “He never got the ring.”
Update 1:06 p.m. EST: We’ve got another!
FLASHPOINT: DEADMAN & THE FLYING GRAYSONS
Covers: Cliff Chiang
Writer: JT Krul
Art: Mikel Janin
Well, that’s certainly a fun cover. Tagline for this one is “For their last performance-an escape act!”
Original story: Here’s the first crop:
FLASHPOINT: BATMAN, KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE
Covers: Dave Johnson
Writer: Brian Azzarello
Art: Eduardo Risso
Yep. It’s the 100 Bullets team reunited, and note the dice — remember that “He spends his days running Wayne Casinos” teaser? Tagline: “THE KNIGHT OF VENGEANCE.”
FLASHPOINT: CITIZEN COLD
Covers: Scott Kolins
Writer: Scott Kolins
Art: Scott Kolins
That’s a lot of Scott Kolins! Obviously he’s got vast experience working with Captain Cold proper in the pages of Flash over the years. Tagline: “He loves someone he shouldn’t.”
FLASHPOINT: DEATHSTROKE & THE CURSE OF THE RAVAGER
Covers: Joe Bennett & John Dell
Writer: Jimmy Palmiotti
Art: Joe Bennett & John Dell
Palmiotti and Bennett worked together a while back on Hawkman . Also, arrr! Deathstroke’s a pirate! To drive the point home, tagline: “He will stop at nothing to find his lost treasure!”