During the events of Dark Nights: Metal, high school junior Derek James accidentally fell through a rift into the dark matter dimension Now, as Sideways, he can create rifts in midair to leap through dimensions at will
But with that much power comes great liability--and cracks are starting to form in the fabric of the space-time continuum. Each leap that Derek takes brings the new hero one step closer to succumbing to the allure of his new power and its dark origins.
From artist Kenneth Rocafort (Red Hood and The Outlaws) and co-writers Grant Morrison (The Multiversity), Justin Jordan (Green Lantern: New Guardians) and DC's Publisher Dan DiDio, Sideways emerges as a part of New Age of Heroes Collects issues #1-6.
The DC Universe just got bigger In the New Age of Heroes, DC introduces a bold new line of comics starring a thrilling array of heroes--some you know, some you may have glimpsed in the pages of Dark Nights: Metal. They embody a spirit of epic, adventurous bravery--the kind you may remember from another era, but updated in an exciting way for today. Illustrated by DC's Master Class of artists, including legendary names like Jim Lee, Andy Kubert, John Romita Jr., Ivan Reis, Tony S. Daniel and others, these new series are great entry points for new readers and a welcome addition for longtime fans of the DC library.