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Flashpoint Unwrapped

Flashpoint Unwrapped
 

The landmark storyline that launched the New 52 as you've never seen it before, stripped down to artist Andy Kubert's original pencils. Written by industry legend Geoff Johns, this volume collects the full five-issue miniseries as well as behind-the-scenes sketches and commentary... read full description below.

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ISBN 9781401277673
Barcode 9781401277673
Published 27 February 2018 by DC Comics
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Johns, G.
Illustrated by Kubert, Andy
Availability Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks

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ISBN-13 9781401277673
ISBN-10 1401277675
Stock Available
Status Internationally sourced; usually ships 2-3 weeks
Publisher DC Comics
Imprint DC Comics
Publication Date 27 February 2018
Publication Country United States United States
Format Hardback
Author(s) By Johns, G.
Illustrated by Kubert, Andy
Category Graphic Novels
Number of Pages 160
Dimensions Width: 168mm
Height: 259mm
Spine: 15mm
Weight 562g
Interest Age General Audience
Reading Age General Audience
Library of Congress Graphic novels, Good and evil, Superheroes, Superhero comics, Comics (Graphic works)
NBS Text Graphic Novels: Superheroes
ONIX Text General/trade
Dewey Code 741.5973
Catalogue Code Not specified

Description of this Book

This unparalleled reintroduction of FLASHPOINT is presented for the first time in the orginal line art from superstar artist Andy Kubert.Not a dream, not an imaginary story, not an elseworld. This is Flash Fact- When Barry Allen wakes at his desk, he discovers the world has changed. Family is alive, loved ones are strangers, and close friends are different, gone or worse. It's a world on the brink of a cataclysmic war--but where are Earth's Greatest Heroes to stop it? It's a place where America's last hope is Cyborg, who intends to gather the forces of the Outsider, the Secret 7, S!H!A!Z!A!M!, Citizen Cold and other new and familiar-yet-altered faces! It's a world that could be running out of time, if the Flash can't find the villain who altered the timeline!Collects FLASHPOINT #1-5.

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Awards, Reviews & Star Ratings

NZ Review A soaring, if radical, tale that uses superheroes in ways that may surprise both first-time readers and long-time fans. --THE ASSOCIATED PRESS Ambitious. --USA TODAY Intriguing. -AIN'T IT COOL NEWS Heroic comic-book art at its finest. --ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY The most interesting comic event of the summer --COMPLEX MAGAZINE
UK Review Bertrams Star Rating: 2 stars (out of 5)

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Author's Bio

Geoff Johns is an award-winning writer and one of the most popular contemporary comic book writers today. Johns is the author of The New York Times bestselling graphic novels AQUAMAN- THE TRENCH, BLACKEST NIGHT, GREEN LANTERN- THE SINESTRO CORPS WAR, JUSTICE LEAGUE- ORIGIN, SUPERMAN- BRAINIAC and BATMAN- EARTH ONE which hit #1 on the bestseller list. He is also known for transforming Green Lantern into one of the most critically and commercially successful franchises in comics. Johns was born in Detroit and studied media arts, screenwriting and film at Michigan State University. After moving to Los Angeles, he became an assistant to Richard Donner, director of Superman- The Movie. He and his mentor Donner later co-wrote SUPERMAN- LAST SON featuring the return of General Zod. Johns has written for various other media, including episodes of Smallville, Arrow and Adult Swim's Robot Chicken, for which he was nominated along with his co-writers for an Emmy. He is the Chief Creative Officer and President of DC Entertainment and resides in Los Angeles, California.

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