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Feb 8 '13

DC to Offer New Political Series by Gail Simone in May

Late last night it was revealed that DC has two new political focused series debuting in May. The Movement, written by Gail Simone, will focus on the poor in the DC Universe. Simone is quoted saying:

It’s a book about power — who owns it, who uses it, who suffers from its abuse. As we increasingly move to an age where information is currency, you get these situations where a single viral video can cost a previously unassailable corporation billions, or can upset the power balance of entire governments. And because the sources of that information are so dispersed and nameless, it’s nearly impossible to shut it all down.

Here’s the solicit copy for The Movement:

We are faceless. We are limitless. We see all. And we do not forgive.
Who defends the powerless against the GREEDY and the CORRUPT? Who protects the homeless and poverty-stricken from those who would PREY upon them in the DARK OF NIGHT?
When those who are sworn to protect us abuse their power, when toxic government calls down super-human lackeys to force order upon the populace…finally, there is a force, a citizen’s army, to push order BACK. Let those who abuse the system know this as well: We have our OWN super humans now. They are not afraid of your badges or Leagues. And they will not be SILENCED.
We are your neighbors. We are your co-workers. And we are your children.

This hits the stands May 1 with a cover by Amanda Conner and variant by Cliff Chiang.

The Green Team, about the 1%, features the talents of the Tiny Titans' team of Art Baltazar and Franco on writing but not Art which will be handled by Ig Guara. I can only hope this channels Scrooge McDuck. Here's the solicit for the Green Team:

INVENTORS! EXPLORERS! ADVENTURERS! Do you need money to finance an important project? Then you should set up a meeting with THE GREEN TEAM!
• Nature of world-changing idea:
• Amount requested:
• Does your project have the potential to:
Fracture space-time?
Replace the combustion engine?
Attract extraterrestrial attention?
Prove/disprove existence of deities?
Piss off The Justice League?
Render the human body obsolete?
If any of the above are checked, please fill out liability release form GT2013-05. Send any 82 drawings, plans, models, or photos with request.

This is out May 22 also with a cover by Conner and variant by Chiang.

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    GODDAMN, GAIL SIMONE IS WRITING MY DAMN COMIC BOOK. well at least this means it will actually happen and not just float...
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    For those of you unfamiliar or put off by the social stigma of graphic novels, they have always had a political bent to...
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    Sounds interesting, tell me more…
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    Aw yeah, politicomics! I would by the shit out of both series!
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    I’m probably going to pick up both. I’m quickly running out of DC titles I’m reading, and it isn’t for lack of trying.
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    oooooooooooh these sound really interesting
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