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Nov 26, 2019
| ISBN 9781779501394
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Nov 26, 2019 | ISBN 9781779501394
THE TORCH WILL BE PASSEDWelcome to mid-century America and the Silver Age of the DC Universe–a time of promise and paranoia, of shimmering cities and segregated slums, of dizzying scientific progress and simmering Cold War conflict. A land without superheroes.Welcome to mid-century America and the Silver Age of the DC Universe–a time of promise and paranoia, of shimmering cities and segregated slums, of dizzying scientific progress and simmering Cold War conflict. A land without superheroes.The masked mystery men who fought for freedom during the Second World War have been outlawed. The soldiers and spies who conducted top secret missions into the unknown now work in the shadows. And those icons who do still fight on–Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman–operate under hidden agendas and dueling ideologies.Yet this America needs its heroes more than ever. With darkness gathering on the horizon once more, only a bold new generation of adventurers–young, daring and dedicated to the better angels of our nature–is equal to the challenge of the New Frontier.From Eisner Award-winning artist-writer Darwyn Cooke and Eisner Award-winning colorist Dave Stewart comes DC: THE NEW FRONTIER–a timeless tale of idealism and one of the most acclaimed superhero comics of the 21st century. This special 15th Anniversary Edition collects the original six-issue miniseries, JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE NEW FRONTIER SPECIAL and a New Frontier story from SOLO #5 and features over 50 pages of designs, sketches and preliminary artwork from Cooke.
Darwyn Cooke was an Eisner Award-winning cartoonist and animator. After spending several years as a magazine art director and graphic designer, Cooke switched careers and began working in animation, where he contributed to such shows as Batman: The Animated Series,… More about Darwyn Cooke
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