FLASH FACTS: Actress Mayim Bialik Comes To DC Comics

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DC Comics continues its outreach to younger readers, this time enlisting a famous name from outside comics — actress Mayim Bialik (best known today for The Big Bang Theory) —for the new book Flash Facts.

Check out the description and some preview art below:

DC TAPS BIG BANG THEORY STAR MAYIM BIALIK TO CURATE

FLASH FACTS

New Middle Grade Graphic Novel Anthology Features Short Stories by All-Star Writers

and Artists That Demonstrate S.T.E.M. Principles Through DC Super Heroes

Book Hits Stores February 2, 2021

Available to Preorder Now

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, DC has great news! All these answers and more will be revealed in Flash Facts, a lighthearted middle grade graphic novel anthology set to debut February 2, 2021. Geared toward readers ages 8-12, this collection of short stories is curated by award-winning actress and author Mayim Bialik and aligns with Next Generation Science Standards, providing a helpful bridge between the S.T.E.M. (Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math) lessons taught inside the classroom and how these principles affect our everyday lives.

Under Bialik’s oversight, the short stories demonstrating various S.T.E.M. principles will star Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and more DC Super Heroes and will be written and drawn by some of the most popular writers and artists in middle grade and comics publishing, including New York Times bestselling author Michael Northrop (TombQuestDear Justice League), Dustin Hansen (MicrosaursMy Video Game Ate My Homework), Cecil Castellucci (Batgirl), Kirk Scroggs (Snoop TroopThe Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid), Corinna Bechko, Sholly Fisch, Amanda Deibert, Vita Ayala, Amy Chu, and more to be announced.

See below for the official description. The book is available to preorder now.

Flash Facts

Curated by: Mayim Bialik

Contributors: New York Times bestselling author Michael Northrop (TombQuestDear Justice League), Dustin Hansen (MicrosaursMy Video Game Ate My Homework), Cecil Castellucci (Batgirl), Kirk Scroggs (Snoop TroopThe Secret Spiral of Swamp Kid), Corinna Bechko, Sholly Fisch, Amanda Deibert, Vita Ayala, Amy Chu, and more to be announced

Cover by Derek Charm

Preview Interior art revealed today by Dustin Hansen

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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Kevin Sharp
From alternating Batman & Green Lantern as childhood Halloween costumes, to getting punched in my adolescent heart by Love & Rockets, to playing convention sidekick to the legendary Len Wein, I feel like the comics medium & characters are part of my DNA.

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