Bendis And Maleev Reunite For Event Leviathan Checkmate From DC Comics This Spring

by Olly MacNamee

While Event Leviathan wasn’t the firebrand of a mini-series DC Comics had hoped for it must have done well enough as Brain Michael Bendis And Alex Maleev reunite for a follow-up this April from DC Comics. Called Event Leviathan Checkmate, it will be a six issue mini series debuting April 22nd and here’s what it’s all about, as the DCU’s greatest detectives once again team up to fight against the evil infecting both the good and the bad institutions of the globe.

The results of the Event Leviathan miniseries established a new world order among the espionage agencies of the DC Universe, now united under the single banner of the mysterious Leviathan!

Leviathan has agents and acolytes all over the world, but what exactly are they following? What’s the secret behind Leviathan’s power? The planet’s last, best hope against this rampant threat is an unlikely collection of allies that will form the new Checkmate! The most dangerous spies in all of DC must team up to take the world back from Leviathan before all is lost.

Green Arrow, The Question, Lois Lane and Talia Al Ghul are the last line of defense against Leviathan, but there’s a secret hero working from the shadows that could mean the difference between victory or defeat for this new version of Checkmate. Who is it? Find out when the debut issue of Event Leviathan: Checkmate hits comic book retailers and participating digital stores on Wednesday, April 22, 2020.

 

 

 

Olly MacNamee

A unashamed DC Comics fan and sometime teacher for over 20 years! I got lucky and found the escape hatch. Now, I just read and write about comics all day long. Co-host of the ICE-Cast podcast and one third of the brains behind Birmingham's street art and graffiti festival High Vis Fest.

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