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DC Comics launches ‘Flash Facts’ trailer ahead of February 2nd release

Flash Facts is DC Comics’ first-ever STEM middle-grade graphic novel.

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Announced earlier this month, Flash Facts is DC Comics’ first-ever STEM middle-grade graphic novel and now it’s got a trailer to go with it. The new trailer features Flash Facts curator Mayim Bialik, PhD from The Big Bang Theory fame. The new graphic novel features a ton of great comics talent like Sholly Fisch, Varian Johnson, Darian Johnson, Amy Chu, Dustin Hansen, Amanda Deibert , Vita Ayala, Cecil Castellucci, Corinna Bechko, Michael Northrop, Kirk Scroggs, Isaac Goodhart, Vic Regis, Ile Gonzalez, Dustin Hansen, Erich Owen, Andie Tong with Devyn Hansen, Gretel Lusky, Yesenia Moises, Yancey Labat with Monica Kubina, and Kirk Scroggs. Check out a preview of the book here.

Flash Facts races into stores and online retailers on February 2, 2021, and is available to pre-order now.

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Check out the trailer below.

So what’s it about?

Everyone’s favorite Scarlet Speedster is here to answer all your burning questions! Barry Allen, with the help of some of his close friends, will take readers on an exciting journey that examines everything from the vast expanse of our galaxy to the smallest living organism known to exist.

For more on this project, read ht official DC Comics press release below.

Have you ever wondered what’s at the bottom of the sea? Why polar ice melts? Or which tools forensic scientists use to solve a crime?

If so, it’s time to get up to speed!

Flash Facts—DC’s newest middle grade graphic novel—takes readers ages 8-12 on 10 thrilling adventures, mixing heroic tales of DC Super Heroes with valuable lessons in Science, Technology, Engineering and Math (STEM). The anthology is curated by Big Bang Theory star, author, and scientist Mayim Bialik, PhD, and is written and drawn by some of the biggest names in middle grade and comics publishing including Varian Johnson (Twins), Cecil Castellucci (Shade, the Changing Girl), Kirk Scroggs (Snoop TroopThe Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid), Michael Northrop (Tomb QuestDear Justice League), Isaac Goodhart (Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale) and many more. Today, DC released the official trailer ahead of the book’s debut on February 2, 2021.

A first of its kind for DC, Flash Facts is a unique pairing of STEM, comics and DC Super Heroes. The book provides a helpful bridge between lessons taught inside the classroom and our everyday lives by demonstrating some of the most kid-approved subjects like virtual reality, 3-D printing, forensics, space and so much more, through iconic DC characters like Batman, the Flash, Supergirl and Cyborg who use STEM as part of their hero identity.

In the age of at-home learning, parents and teachers can feel at ease giving Flash Facts to their aspiring superheroes knowing the book was vetted by a team of educational experts to ensure scientific accuracy. After reading, kids and families can put their newfound STEM knowledge to the test with a collection of fun, super-heroic science experiments at the back of the book.

Flash Facts
Curated by: Mayim Bialik
Written by: Sholly Fisch ∙ Varian Johnson ∙ Darian Johnson ∙ Amy Chu ∙ Dustin Hansen ∙ Amanda Deibert  Vita Ayala ∙ Cecil Castellucci ∙ Corinna Bechko ∙ Michael Northrop ∙ Kirk Scroggs

Illustrated by:  Isaac Goodhart ∙ Vic Regis ∙ Ile Gonzalez ∙ Dustin Hansen ∙ Erich Owen ∙ Andie Tong with Devyn Hansen ∙ Gretel Lusky ∙ Yesenia Moises ∙ Yancey Labat with Monica Kubina ∙ Kirk Scroggs

Cover by Derek Charm 
On sale everywhere books are sold February 2, 2021
MSRP: $9.99

Have you ever wondered what’s at the bottom of the sea? Why polar ice melts? Or which tools forensic scientists use to solve a crime?

Well, look no further! Everyone’s favorite Scarlet Speedster is here to answer all your burning questions! Barry Allen, with the help of some of his close friends, will take readers on an exciting journey that examines everything from the vast expanse of our galaxy to the smallest living organism known to exist.

Curated by award-winning actress and author Mayim Bialik, PhD, and featuring stories created by an all-star cast of writers and illustrators, this anthology aligns with Next Generation Science Standards and provides a helpful bridge between the lessons taught inside the classroom and our everyday lives.

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