The Light Has Conquered the Darkness, A First Look at the Dawn of DC


To borrow a quote from Konami’s Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest, The Morning Sun Has Vanquished The Horrible Night. The world survived a Dark Crisis, now, it is time for the Dawn of DC.

It has been a year in the making. Dawn of DC, officially kicked off yesterday with the release of Action Comics #1051 (Which has recently from the superstar creative teams of Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Rafa Sandoval, Dan Jurgens, Lee Weeks, Leah Williams, and Marguerite Sauvage. DC Comics mentioned that fans can expect new epic storylines, superstar creative teams, and Super-Villains that will push Super Heroes beyond their limits.

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Today, the Comic Book Publisher announced the new creative teams for the following books: Titans, Green Lantern, and Cyborg. Listed below are the Creative Teams and Synopsis for each book, including the release date for each book in May 2023.



Our first book not only has a Superstar lineup but also has an All-Star Creative Team! Writer Tom Taylor (Nightwing, Superman: Son of Kal-El, and Adventures of Superman: Jon Kent) with Artist Nicola Scott (Earth 2, Wonder Woman: Historia) are bringing Nightwing and the Titans to the forefront of the DC Universe, in Titans Issue One, on sale May 16th.

The Dark Crisis is over and the Justice League is no more. Now, a new team has to rise and protect the earth… TITANS! The time has come for the Teen Titans to grow up. Each member joined as a much younger hero certain that one day they’d be invited to join the Justice League. Now they’re not just joining the League…they’re replacing it! Are the no-longer-teen heroes ready for the big leagues? Danger lurks around every corner as Super Heroes and Super-Villains alike challenge the new team before they’ve even begun. Will the DCU ever be the same?

Green Lantern

Next up, Green Lantern brings us writer Jeremy Adams (The Flash), and Artist Xermánico (Flashpoint Beyond) for a story that has spun out of the Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths. The First Issue is set to go on sale on May 9th. Green Lantern also features part one of John Stewart: The Good Soldier from writer Phillip Kennedy Johnson (Action Comics) and artist Osvaldo Montos (Entropy)—a war journal epic begins anew.

A tale of redemption, loss, and finding out that maybe you can go home again. the Guardians of Oa at the heart of the Green Lantern Corps have quarantined Sector 2814, home of the planet Earth—and its champion along with it! A heartbreaking defeat has sent Hal reeling, returning home to rediscover his roots…and find the man responsible for ruining his life: Sinestro. At least if he’s willing to hot-wire a power ring to do it.



Cyborg Issue One Cover (2023)
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Finally, Writer Morgan Hampton, who was part of the Milestone Initiative Talent Program, will be teaming up with the veteran artist Tom Raney (Green Lantern, Uncanny X-Men) an epic Dawn of DC story that will have fans talking. The first issue will go on sale on May 16th.

When a family emergency brings Cyborg back home to Detroit, Victor Stone surprisingly finds himself enjoying returning to the simpler life–where everybody sees him for who he really is and always was, rather than a larger-than-life superhero. It’s been a while since Vic’s been able to lower his guard and seek a purpose outside of being Cyborg 24/7. But a lot has changed in Detroit while Victor’s been away. An aggressive new company is turning the Motor City into an overclocked engine for revolutionary artificial intelligence…and no one knows better than Cyborg that technological transformation always comes at a steep human price! Fans can also get a preview of what’s to come for Cyborg in Hampton’s story in DC Power: A Celebration available on January 31st.

Source: DC Comics

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