Week of June 1st – DC Digital First Look

Article by Steve J. Ray

DC Digital’s publishing slate is packed the week of June 1st, with new chapters of DCeased: Hope at World’s End on Tuesday June 2 and Batman: The Adventures Continue on Thursday June 4. These new chapters, along with DC’s daily dose of Super Hero action, give fans even more choice of content while expanding the DC digital publishing line with original stories.

New additions are World’s Finest: Batwoman and Supergirl #1 on Monday June 1 and Harley Quinn: Make ’em Laugh #1 on Wednesday June 3.

Week of June 1:

Monday June 1:

World’s Finest: Batwoman and Supergirl #1

“Sister, Sister” by Margaret Stohl, Laura Braga, Arif Prianto and Travis Lanham

When a powerful alien weapon falls into the wrong hands, it will take the combined might of Batwoman and Supergirl together to save the city from the Religion of Crime!

Tuesday June 2:

DCeased: Hope at World’s End Chapter Two

“Prelude to the Anti-Life War” by Tom Taylor, Renato Guedes, Rex Lokus and Saida Temofonte

Kahndaq, like every other country on Earth, suffered a similar fate in the early moments the Anti-Life Equation plague. Black Adam, however, had a very different response than the heroes of the Justice League!

Batman: Gotham Nights #7

“Unplanned Obsolescence” by Mark Russell, Ryan Benjamin, Richard Friend, Alex Sinclair and Troy Peteri

When Batman’s old nemesis Killer Moth is shot dead in an everyday burglary, the World’s Greatest Detective knows there must be more to the story. After all, this is one of Batman’s earliest foes, and if there’s anything Batman learned from those early fights, it’s that you always need a backup plan!

Wednesday June 3:

Harley Quinn: Make ’em Laugh #1

“Head Shrink” by Mark Russell, Laura Braga, Luis Guerrero and Marshall Dillon

It’s hard out there for a freelancer! Looking to make some quick cash, Harley takes on odd jobs in her many wheelhouses – therapizing bad guys, tracking down stolen art from the Gotham Art Museum… but when it turns out the thief has his own mental baggage to unpack, Harley’s got a real Thinker on her hands!

Thursday June 4:

Batman: The Adventures Continue Chapter Five

“Mentors – Part III” by Alan Burnett, Paul Dini, Ty Templeton, Monica Kubina and Joshua Reed

Deathstroke and Robin face down Firefly, but can the two stand the heat after the firebug gets the upper hand? And who’s hired Deathstroke to take down the Dark Knight?

Aquaman: Deep Dives #7

“Stinging Tide – Finale” by Steve Orlando, V. Ken Marion, Sandu Florea, Andrew Dalhouse and Wes Abbott

The final showdown between Aquaman and Scorpio!

Friday June 5:

Flash: Fastest Man Alive #7

“The Pied Piper’s Refrain” by Josh Trujillo, Andie Tong, Jordie Bellaire and Rob Leigh

With Central City overrun by rodents, the Flash sets out to collar the obvious culprit—but is the Scarlet Speedster’s assumption about the Pied Piper correct?

“None of the Time in the World” by Jay Baruchel, Sumit Kumar, FCO Plascencia and Rob Leigh

A radioactive beast runs rampant after an explosion at S.T.A.R. Labs. But is it man or monster, and can the Flash calm the creature before it destroys Central City?

Saturday June 6:

Teen Titans Go! Booyah #2

“A Home in the Country” by Sholly Fisch, Philip Murphy, Franco Riesco and Gabriela Downie

Tired of the rules and regulations against totally normal things like foghorn-and-air-raid-siren parties, the Teen Titans take matters into their own hands – by starting a whole new country!

Sunday June 7:

Swamp Thing: New Roots #7

“The Winter Quarters” by Phil Hester, Tom Mandrake, Hi-Fi and Dave Sharpe

Deep  in  the  bayou,  Swamp  Thing  continues  to  follow  the  fifolet, despite not knowing the mysterious spirit’s ultimate destination. On his way he encounters a strange and powerful girl locked away in the swamp, with magical friends and a monster at her door.

“The Courser” by Phil Hester, Tom Mandrake, Hi-Fi and Dave Sharpe

Come one, come all, and watch as the terrifying Swamp Thing attempts to rescue a young boy from the spellbinding snare of a cursed circus!

What a line up! Bat fans have a treasure trove of stories to choose from, but there’s something for every kind of DC Comics aficionado too. Which titles are on your week of June 1st download pull-list? Let us know.

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