DC Comics has announced a new anthology series for “Legends of Tomorrow,” which features the characters Firestorm, Metamorpho, Metal Men and Sugar and Spike and boasts creative talent such as Gerry Conway, Aaron Lopresti and more. The series debuts in March, where it will publish new issues alongside new episodes of The CW’s show of the same name.
Many of the stories, which are described in full below, were previously announced; both “Sugar & Spike” and the other tales were originally announced in July. As per this latest news, it looks as though these stories will launch in the same series.
FIRESTORM, written by Gerry Conway with art by Eduardo Pansica and Rob Hunter:
Firestorm is back! To save Jason Rausch, Firestorm will need to retrieve Danton Black’s stolen research from Professor Stein’s lab. But if Jason can’t fuse with Ronnie by the Firestorm Protocol…who can?
METAL MEN, written by Len Wein with art by Yildiray Cinar and Trevor Scott:
Doctor Will Magnus’ Metal Men may be the next step in robotics technology, but when the mysterious cyber-terrorist known only as Nameless comes after them, they may have met their match!
METAMORPHO, written by Aaron Lopresti with art by Aaron Lopresti and Matt Banning:
Metamorpho-a prisoner of millionaire industrialist Simon Stagg! Now, the only person who can save him is Stagg’s beautiful daughter, Sapphire!? But can they defeat Stagg’s prehistoric bodyguard, Java?
SUGAR & SPIKE, written by Keith Giffen with art by Bilquis Evely:
The last time we saw Sugar and Spike, they were still in diapers! Now, they’re grown up, and they’ve become private investigators who specialize in cleaning up embarrassing problems for the DCU’s greatest heroes. Sugar & Spike’s first assignment: retrieve a cache of Batman’s retired costumes that have been stolen by Killer Moth!
“Legends of Tomorrow” #1 is scheduled to arrive at retailers on March 9 and is billed at $7.99 US.