COMICS: DC Unveils First Look At The Ray #1 - "The New 52" Version Of The Hero!

The first Ray was a Quality Comics character purchased by DC in 1940, and he was later retconned as a member of the Freedom Fighters. Others have since held the mantle, and now the "New 52" sees the introduction of an all new version...

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By Josh Wilding - 11/21/2011
Get ready for a brand new Ray! Lucien Gates’s life is changed forever when he is struck by a mysterious beam of energy that turns him into a glowing gladiator – and being a human ray of light comes in handy when his city is suddenly under attack from giant, building-sized monsters. Unfortunately, light powers are less than handy in keeping his girlfriend happy.












THE RAY #1
Written by Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti
Pencilled by Jamal Igle, Rich Perrotta
Cover by Jamal Igle





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Dedpool - 11/21/2011, 12:49 PM
@ Froggy- But not the pages. Interesting take though.
marvel72 - 11/21/2011, 1:15 PM
not bad,but i wouldn't buy it.
Jordanstine - 11/21/2011, 1:17 PM
If...



And...



Had a baby...

Basically he looks like Captain Marvel + Nova if they a kid together...

rbfn04 - 11/21/2011, 1:19 PM
More DCnU bad redesigns... yay?
MassExecutions - 11/21/2011, 1:19 PM
@Jordanstine - Did that happen in the Ultimate universe?
ScarletVendetta - 11/21/2011, 1:22 PM
meh... i kinda liked the 90's Ray better...
AGENTJAY1130 - 11/21/2011, 2:37 PM
Quasar.
SageMode - 11/21/2011, 3:04 PM
The Ray's previous design was cool. Why would they screw that up? He looks like a rip off of Quasar if he somehow became a herald of Galactus. SMH!
Checkmate - 11/21/2011, 3:28 PM
This is a new Ray named Lucien Gates.

It looks like an alright mini, but I probably won't end up buying it.
Action - 11/21/2011, 3:31 PM
I wish dc kept the original suit.
Kwyjibo - 11/21/2011, 3:37 PM
WTF....I am getting nothing here...no content....help...please
lanternstorm - 11/21/2011, 5:00 PM
Ray Tyrrel was better but this isn't a bad take.
Howlett - 11/21/2011, 5:53 PM
he looks old, I like the Joe Quesada design of the Ray.
dellamorte1872 - 11/21/2011, 6:30 PM
i know nothing of the character but i totally agree its QUASAR if he was the herald of GALACTUS
RobinNumbah6 - 11/21/2011, 6:52 PM
I prefer the Young Justice (Original Comic) version
rbfn04 - 11/21/2011, 9:50 PM
@NoRegrets Superman is not the first hero. Only first public hero. DC is taking everything away from ol Supes
SunfireUrA55 - 11/22/2011, 4:20 AM
Cool. Can't wait to pick this up! But why do we ALWAYS have a black guy as friend/sidekick? Must every show/comic has to have this formula? Couldn't it be a Latino or Brazilian/Indian etc?
extant59 - 11/24/2011, 9:33 PM
yeah.. ray tyrrel shouldnt have been killed off. he could have been awesome.

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