DC’s Future State is here to kick-start the new year

January 6, 2021
Louie Fecou 0

The latest event from DC, Future State, has arrived to kick-start 2021 with a fresh look at your favorite DC heroes.

Future State is only a two-month experiment, so thankfully you don’t have to worry about a 12-issue series that intercuts with every other DC title out there. Instead, this is a look at the DC Universe of the future, but there may be ramifications for the regular series as things evolve.

The event actually evolves from the recently wrapped-up Death Metal event, and if you were lucky enough to have a comic shop open last month, you may have picked up a special free preview that offered a glimpse of what was to come.

If you head to the official DC Future State website, you can read the preview online for free.

There are many new character designs for the DC Big Three, and there are some neat designs for Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman. As well as new costumes, there are new characters under the hood too. Yara Flor is the new Wonder Woman, Jonathon Kent is now Superman, and there’s a new Batman in town in the form of Tim Fox.

Here’s a checklist of the titles in case you want to order them online:

Prefix all these titles with Future State #1 and look for Batman by John Ridley, The Flash by Brandon Vietti, Harley Quinn by Stephanie Phillips, Superman of Metropolis by Sean Lewis, Swamp Thing by Ram V, Wonder Woman by Joelle Jones, Dark Detective by Mariko Tamaki. Green Lantern by Geoffrey Thorne, Justice League by Joshua Williamson, Kara Zor-El: Superwoman by Marguerite Bennett, Robin by Meghan Fitzmartin, Superman/Wonder Woman by Dan Watters, Teen Titans by Tim Sheridan. Catwoman by Ram V, Immortal Wonder Woman by Michael W Conrad, Nightwing by Andrew Constant, Shazam by Tim Sheridan, Superman: Worlds At War by Philip Kennedy Johnson, Aquaman by Brandan Thomas. Batman/Superman by Gene Luen Yang, Legion of Superheroes by Brian Michael Bendis, Suicide Squad by Robbie Thompson and Jeremy Adams, and Superman vs Imperious Lex by Mark Russell.

Many of these books have backup stories too, and the prices vary from the usual $3.99 to $5.99, and the DC Future State titles are being released weekly through January and February.