DC Comics To Address Atom, The Watchmen Button And Mr Oz In 2017

This week sees the publication of DC Comics' first Direct Currents Magazine, free to consumers and retailers (mostly).

In it, co-publishers Dan DiDio will tell readers that 2017 will feature stories that explain what happened to The Atom, Ray Palmer in DC Rebirth Special #1. And that this will be the lead story in the new Justice League Of America series, for the new Atom, Ray Choi.

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Look behind the sofa cushions, Ray, it usually works for me.

DC Comics To Address Atom, The Watchmen Button And Mr Oz In 2017

Batman and The Flash will work together to discover the origin of the Watchmen bloody smiley face button found on the walls of the Batcave.

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And Mr Oz, suspected to be Watchmen's Ozymandias, collecting up influential individuals such as Doomsday and Red Robin, will come to the forefront of the DC Universe in the first half of the year as we discover exactly what his deal is.

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Direct Currents Magazine #1, available this Wednesday from all comic book shops. Find more of our advance coverage here.

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