DC Cancels Legion Of Super Heroes, Dial H, And More
The DC August solicitations have hit today, and with the info on new titles comes the news that four books are coming to an end. The titles on the chopping block this time around are Legion of Super Heroes, Demon Knights, Dial H, and Threshold. The news isn’t too big of a surprise considering they are the publisher’s four lowest selling titles, but Legion and Dial H had a very dedicated fanbase. Dial H was a unique book to begin with because it was a second wave book in the DC universe that was overseen by a Vertigo editor. With Demon Knights getting the ax, DC is left without any type of high fantasy book. Threshold featured characters like Captain Carrot and the Zoo crew as well as Blue Beetle, but it struggled to find an audience. You can check out the covers as well as solicit info for the final issues of the dying series below. Were any of these on your pull list? Do you hate to see them go?
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #23
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art and cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
On sale AUGUST 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE
In this final issue, the Legion picks itself up after the brutal attack from the Fatal Five nearly destroyed civilization across the cosmos! While some Legionaires bury their dead, others fight for the future of the Legion against a society that now doesn’t trust them. Don’t miss surprises galore in this landmark issue drawn by Kevin Maguire as the true nature of the Legion is questioned—and the future of the DCU is changed in a way you’ll never expect!
DEMON KNIGHTS #23
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by CHAD HARDIN and WAYNE FAUCHER
Cover by HOWARD PORTER
On sale AUGUST 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE
The Knights are running out of options as they try to protect the Holy Grail! Plus, the fate of the Black Diamond is revealed!
DIAL H #15
Written by CHINA MIEVILLE
Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and DAN GREEN
Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
On sale AUGUST 7 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T+ • FINAL ISSUE
This extra-sized conclusion to the epic DIAL H series has all the answers you’ve been looking for, and more questions you didn’t even think to ask! Stay on the line! The entire universe is at stake!
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by TOM RANEY and PHIL WINSLADE
Backup story art by TIMOTHY GREEN II and JOSEPH SILVER
Cover by HOWARD PORTER
On sale AUGUST 14 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE
The game is over for the Hunted! Who lives and who dies is sure to set the universe ablaze. Plus, a major villain emerges from the shadows!
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Source : CBR