Dynamite is sending the Project Superpowers characters into the long run this spring in an all-new collection. Writers Ron Marz (Silver Surfer, Green Lantern) and Andy Lanning (Guardians of the Galaxy) reunite following their fan-favorite crossover at DC, Justice League: Endless Winter.
The writer shared particulars:
“In Project Superpowers: Fractured States, readers will follow a mysterious John Doe as he awakens in the year 2052. Without memories – or clothes – he will enter a United States ravaged by environmental disaster and fragmented into constantly warring regions led by superheroes, villains, and mega corporations. Can he figure it all out?”
“When we were digging into the previous material, we noticed a plethora of patriotic characters,” stated Marz. “Obviously, that makes complete sense, as many of them date to the 1940s when America was fighting real-world fascism. That seemed like a viable avenue to explore since America is dealing with its own fascist impulses right now. It allows us to dig into larger themes like the American dream, and what it means to be American. It’s all presented in the guise of a superhero story, but we wanted to make sure we had underpinnings of some meaty stuff in there.”
Further, patriotic heroes are being hunted down by a mysterious pressure. And the mantle of Black Terror now being taken up by numerous people combating to save lots of the republic. Returning readers of the Project Superpowers saga, and newcomers alike, can be excited to see extra thrilling takes on their favourite heroes just like the Green Lama, The Claw, and lots of extra.
Marz is most identified for a number of beloved lengthy runs on titles, shaping their characters and worlds. His most outstanding embrace Silver Surfer, Green Lantern, and Witchblade. Alongside Project Superpowers, Marz’s return to Silver Surfer in 2022 is already being met with fervor from followers. Lanning performed a pivotal function in defining the Guardians of the Galaxy as seen in blockbuster movies and video video games at present. Argentinian artist Emilio Utrera, colorist Arthur Hesli, and letterer Tom Napolitano full the inventive group. The collection is edited by Brian Cunningham, previously of DC and identified for hits like Doomsday Clock and numerous different blockbusters. On the covers, search for entries by artists Mike Rooth, Geraldo Borges, Paula Andrade, Rus Wooton, and the legendary Gary Frank. Subsequent points will function covers by Scott Kolins (Flash).
Lanning stated, “For anyone who likes a good old-fashioned tale of classic Golden Age heroes cast into a dark dystopian future world where the country has literally fallen apart around them and malevolent forces have risen to take control of the divided states with a main character who’s got amnesia and must undertake a perilous journey across the dangerous, fractured landscape… then this one’s for you!”
“Getting to play in the PSP Universe has been a blast with Ron, Andy, and Emilio,” stated Cunningham. “Since this story is set 15-20 years in the future, it’s always fun telling a ‘what if’ scenario where the readers decide if it sticks. I can’t wait to find out!”
Project Superpowers: Fractured States #1 is slated for release in April 2022. Fans are inspired to preorder copies of the problem with their native comedian guide retailers. It may also be obtainable for particular person buyer buy via digital platforms courtesy of Comixology, Kindle, iBooks, Google Play, Dynamite Digital, ComicsPlus, and extra!