Ok here we go again the last 8 Flashpoint mini first issues. Let's dive right in
Kid Flash Lost #1
So we start off in the DCU. . . . . Or do we? Kid Flash starts to think that the Flash is not acting right and he wakes up from a dream in the Matrix?!?! Nope, Brainiac fished him out from the Time Stream and is/was going to use him for something evil. Then we get a twist, Kid Flash and Hot Pursuit are in a world where Brainiac rules and if things don't go back to the way they were Kid Flash disappears. Just like in Back to the Future 2! Now I need to watch both of those movies.
Legion of Doom #1
Starting off killing half of Firestorm got my attention. Then having the old HQ of the Legion of Doom used as a prison was a nice touch. But having Plastic Man coming out from the inside of a convict to free Heatwave, now that was a big shocker to me.
Lois Lane and the Resistance #1
Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning are great co-writers. I don't think I've ever read anything they've done that I haven’t enjoyed. Eddie Numez & Don Ho’s art reminded me of Todd Nauck, that’s a good thing. Starting with the first page I was hooked. I guess everyone who wanted "Jimmy Olsen Must Die" from countdown would be happy with this issue.
Project Superman #1
I had an idea how I thought this was going to play out. Kind of thought it would be like Mark Millar's Superman: Red Sun. But instead it was more of a Captain America story. Not like a carbine copy, but they did go looking for someone to "create" into a hero. Thing is I really like this story, a totally different take on what you knew about Superman. Truly can't wait for the next issue.
Secret Seven #1
First hearing about this title I didn't even think about picking it up. Even with the button deal I just wasn't thinking about getting it. Once I flipped through the issue and gave it a quite read I just had to pick it up. Added in Mr. George Pérez doing some nice art it was a really good read. I've always enjoyed the magic/fantasy comics and this one hit the spot.
The Outsider #1
Once I saw the name "James Robinson" on the cover it was a must get. I really loved how this went a little bit side by side (kind of) with FlashPoint #1, seeing what "The Outsider" Michael Desai was really doing when he was holograming the meeting with Cyborg and the other superheroes. It was in interesting. As if he’s bigger then the Amazons Vs. Atlantis war and it’s meaningless to him.
Wonder Woman and the Furies #1
With FlashPoint being about the Amazons Vs. Atlantis war you have to pick this one up. Seeing how their lives were before the war and how Diana & Arthur first met. They're building their bond followed by the travesty of Diana's mother giving her life while saving her. This is what started the war and I can't wait to read what happens next.
World of FlashPoint #1
This was not what I was expecting. Well I don't know what I was really expecting anyway. This was kind of a "just pickup because I'm getting them all". I understand that this comic was telling us the view from a family who hasn’t been truly hurt from the war. I get that, but the big thing that happen here (to me) was finding out that her father was part of a group called the H.I.V.E. Council and the group decides to destroy the earth. All in all, an ok read
So that’s that. With the end of FlashPoint coming just round the corner and the new 52 right after I’m truly loving what DC Comics is doing now.