Monday, August 9, 2010

BRIGHTEST DAY in JULY

Brightest Day: The Atom Special #1

Ray Palmer is back in action as the Atom as a hostage situation at the Ivy Town Library serves as a cover for a robbery in Palmer’s lab. He soon realizes that the theft of his research has ties to his uncle David, but before he can do anything about it, he finds his father near death…







Titans #25

The Titans battle against Façade continues, with no one able to trust anyone else. Tensions reach a crescendo when Deathstroke shoots both Cheshire and Façade in an effort to take out his target. Lex Luthor reasserts his control over LexCorp by killing those who tried to assassinate him, while Osiris prays for guidance, searching for a way to bring Isis back to life…






Birds of Prey #3

Beaten and demoralized, the Birds have their backs up against the walls. Oracle is abducted by Savant and Creote, while White Canary nearly kills Hawk. Huntress and the others make their escape, while Black Canary faces the White Canary on her own. But the true mastermind of the Birds’ downfall might be hiding in their midst without their knowledge…







Green Arrow #2

Hal Jordan pays his old friend a visit in the Star City forest, but their reunion is interrupted by soldiers hired by Queen Industries. The duo make short work of the mercenaries, and Hal tells Ollie that he should reach out to his allies in the Justice League. Ollie says that Star City needs him more than the League does. Hal departs, and Ollie returns to the forest, only to have an arrow shot into his head…






Green Lantern Corps #50

Kyle Rayner, Soranik Natu and Ganthet unite to rescue John Stewart from the clutches of Hank Henshaw, the Cyborg-Superman, who is in the process of transforming Stewart into an Alpha-Lantern. Kyle rescues John and rendezvous with Soranik, and the trio discovers that the entire population of Grenda is in hiding. Meanwhile, Henshaw has captured Ganthet, and needs him for his plans…







The Flash #4

The Flash and the newly-powered Captain Boomerang face off in Central City, with the Renegades caught in the middle. The Top from the 25th century reveals to the Flash the circumstances that will lead him to kill the Mirror Monarch in the future; a scheme by the Rogues will result in Iris Allen becoming one of his enemies, and he will mistakenly kill the Monarch to save her. Time is running short for Barry, as the Rogues scheme is about to unfold…





Justice Society of America #41

The Flash, Wildcat and Faust visit the Shae for help, but are overpowered by Obsidian and Doctor Fate and taken to the moon; secretly, Doctor Mid-Nite tags along for the ride. As members of the JLA and JSA unite to handle threats around the world, Batman leads a team to assault the Starheart Citadel and save Starman. To aid them in their mission, Batman has called in the world’s greatest escape artist, Mister Miracle…







Justice League of America #46

Things get worse across the world, as chaos and elemental energies threaten to tear the Earth apart. A hand-picked group of JLAers and JSAers, led by Batman and guided by Mister Miracle, invades the Starheart Citadel on the moon, but the find themselves under attack by Sentinel’s energy constructs. Faust, the Flash and Wildcat attempt to reason with Alan Scott, while Doctor Mid-Nite tries to rescue Starman. In the midst of battle, Obsidian appears before Jade and attempt to convert her to his cause, but she is stopped by the unexpected arrival of Kyle Rayner, who has been sent by the Guardians of t he Universe to kill Alan Scott…



Green Lantern #56

Hal Jordan tracks down Larfleeze in Minnesota, where he has been stealing form the locals to acquire everything he can. Hector Hammond interrupts their reunion in an effort to steal the Orange Lantern power battery from Larfleeze. In Nanda Parbat, Saint Walker communes with Renee Montoya and tells her that Adara, the entity of hope has come to Earth. Back in Minnesota, Hammond frees Ophidian from the orange power battery and becomes the new vessel of avarice and greed…