Strange Love Adventures #1 variant cover
(Image credit: Amanda Conner/Paul Mounts (DC))
Love is love, no matter how ‘weird’ it may be to some – and a new romance-themed anthology from DC called Strange Love Adventures will embrace this old adage.
Strange Love Adventures #1 cover (Image credit: Yanick Paquette/Nathan Fairbairn (DC))The one-shot, previously announced with the name of Weird Love Tales, will go on sale on February 8 – as part of what’s become an informal tradition for DC of having a romance-themed anthology around Valentine’s Day.
DC’s Strange Love Adventures will have eight stories across 80 pages, focused squarely on love in DC. Here’s the line-up:
Harley Quinn in ‘Lightning in a Bottle’ by writer Stephanie Phillips, artist Jon Sommariva, colorist Rex Lokus, and letterer Pat BrousseauThe Flash and Gorilla Grodd in ‘The Grodd Couple’ by writer Rich Douek, penciller Scot Eaton, inker Wayne Faucher, colorist Hi-Fi, and letterer Saida TemofontePeacemaker in ‘Love of Country’ by writer Rex Ogle, artist Geraldo Borges, colorist Nick Filardi, and letterer Ferran DelgadoBlue Beetle in ‘Ritual of Love’ by writer Andrew Marino, artist Pablo M. Collar, colorist Dee Cunniffe, and letterer Josh ReedShazam and Superman in ‘In the Name of Love’ by writer Che Grayson, artist Jon Mikel, colorist Nick Filari, and letterer Carlos M. MangualAlfred Pennyworth in ‘Service’ by writer Devin Grayson, artist Roger Robinson, colorist Tony Aviña, and letterer Pat BrosseauSgt. Rock in ‘Romance on Dinosaur Island’ by writers Jackson Lanzing and Collin Kelley, artist Christian Duce, colorist Enrica Eren Angiolini, and letterer Steve WandsBatman in ‘Dinner for Two’ by writer Ram V, penciller Phil Hester, inkers Eric Gapstur and Ande Parks, colorist Dee Cunniffe, and letterer Clem Robins
Strange Love Adventures #1 variant cover (Image credit: Amanda Conner/Paul Mounts (DC))The title of the book, ‘Strange Love Adventures,’ is a play on the name of the classic DC sci-fi anthology Strange Adventures, which ran for 244 issues across the ’50s, ’60s, and ’70s. For the last few years of its original run, Strange Adventures focused primarily on Adam Strange and the Atomic Knights. The ‘Strange Adventures’ name was resurrected recently for the Adam and Alanna Strange series by Tom King, Mitch Gerads, and Evan ‘Doc’ Shaner.
Strange Love Adventures’ primary cover is by Yanick Paquette and Nathan Fairbairn, with a variant cover expected by Amanda Conner.
DC’s Strange Love Adventures goes on sale on February 8 – just in time for you to buy and gift to your loved ones.
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