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ACTION COMICS #20

ACTION COMICS #20


Written by ANDY DIGGLE Art by TONY S. DANIEL and BATT Cover by TONY S. DANIEL 1:25 B&W Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL On sale MAY 1 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. Superman battles an enemy of his own making in the horrible Hybrid— but what else does Lex Luthor have in store for The Man of Steel and the people of Metropolis? Get set to learn some of the secrets behind Luthor’s role in The New 52! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



AME-COMI GIRLS #3

AME-COMI GIRLS #3


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by SANTI CASAS Cover by SANFORD GREENE On sale MAY 1 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Introducing Jade, the Green Lantern of the Ame-Comi Universe! But can she stop the new villain known as the Flying Guillotine? Plus: Power Girl goes head-to-head with Star Sapphire!



ALL-STAR WESTERN #20

ALL-STAR WESTERN #20


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by MORITAT Backup story art by STAZ JOHNSON Cover by HOWARD PORTER On sale MAY 22 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ The future collides with the past in this issue as [REDACTED] causes problems for Jonah Hex. And in the backup story, a never before seen Stormwatch team takes the spotlight!



ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #1

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #1


Written by ORSON SCOTT CARD, AARON JOHNSTON and JEFF PARKER Art by CHRIS SPROUSE, KARL STORY and CHRIS SAMNEE Cover by BRYAN HITCH 1:25 Variant cover by CHRIS SAMNEE On sale MAY 29 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Don’t miss the debut of this all-new, digital-first series starring The Man of Tomorrow, written and illustrated by some of comics’ finest talents! Journey into Superman’s past in a tale written by acclaimed Ender’s Game author Orson Scott Card and Aaron Johnston, with art by TOM STRONG’s Chris Sprouse and Karl Story! Plus, witness Superman’s first encounter with the work of Lex Luthor, brought to you by Jeff Parker (Hulk) and Chris Samnee (Daredevil)!



AQUAMAN #20

AQUAMAN #20


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by PAUL PELLETIER and SEAN PARSONS 1:25 B&W Variant cover by PAUL PELLETIER and SEAN PARSONS On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. Aquaman’s right to the throne is put to the test when an Atlantean rises up to defend the city—an Atlantean who many others believe should be King…



ANIMAL MAN #20

ANIMAL MAN #20


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by JOHN PAUL LEON and STEVE PUGH Cover by JAE LEE On sale MAY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ The battle against the Rot has left Buddy’s family in ruins, and now they must withstand another force trying to subvert him: his own celebrity!



ARROW #7

ARROW #7


Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM and ANDREW KREISBERG Art by ALLAN JEFFERSON, LE BEAU UNDERWOOD, VICTOR DRUJINIU, JUAN CASTRO and XERMANICO Cover by BARRY KITSON On sale MAY 22 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Deathstroke’s origin revealed! You do not want to miss this! Plus: The Arrow pairs up with a familiar face to stop a madman with a Robin Hood complex, and when Oliver and Diggle get carjacked, they’re forced to take down the criminals using unconventional means.



BATGIRL #20

BATGIRL #20


Written by GAIL SIMONE Art by FERNANDO PASARIN Cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA On sale MAY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T There’s no time to catch your breath after last issue’s shocking ending as an emotionally unstable Batgirl must confront one of Batman’s most violent foes: The Ventriloquist!



BATMAN #20

BATMAN #20


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Backup story written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION Backup story art by ALEX MALEEV Cover by GREG CAPULLO Variant cover by JOCK 1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale MAY 8 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. A strange visitor comes to Gotham City when tragedy delivers the team-up you’ve been asking for since the start of The New 52! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #14

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #14


Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS Art by FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO Cover by MICO SUAYAN On sale MAY 8 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Based on the hit videogame Batman: Arkham City! In this issue, learn about Batman’s relationship with Talia al Ghul before the events of Arkham City! But what is the purpose of Talia’s surprise appearance at Bruce Wayne’s speaking engagement…in Metropolis?



BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT ANNUAL #1

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT ANNUAL #1


Written by GREGG HURWITZ Art by SZYMON KUDRANSKI Cover by ALEX MALEEV On sale MAY 29 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T In “Once Upon a Midnight Dreary” three of The Dark Knight’s greatest foes unite in to tackle the threat of Batman head-on! Will the diabolical scheming of Scarecrow, Mad Hatter and The Penguin be too much for Batman to handle?



BATWING #20

BATWING #20


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO Cover by KEN LASHLEY On sale MAY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T This issue answers the question that’s been on everyone’s mind: Who is Batwing?



BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #16

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #16


Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL and DEREK FRIDOLFS Art by NORM BREYFOGLE, HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY and BEN CALDWELL Cover by NORM BREYFOGLE On sale MAY 22 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST In “Batman Beyond,” Terry squares off against the sinister Shriek, while Max uncovers the shocking truth about Undercloud. Plus: The Justice League continues the search for Kai-Ro, and you won’t believe who’s coming to the rescue in “Superman Beyond”!



BATMAN AND ROBIN #20

BATMAN AND ROBIN #20


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY On sale MAY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The massive fallout from the recent events in BATMAN, INCORPORATED take Batman to the very limits of his sanity…will The Red Hood pull him back—or push him over the edge?



BATMAN, INCORPORATED #11

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #11


Written by GRANT MORRISON Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH 1:100 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $3.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information. Batman’s world has been devastated by his war against Talia, but is he willing to give up on his own humanity? This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #20

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #20


Written by GREGG HURWITZ Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER 1:25 B&W Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. It’s the penultimate chapter of the definitive Mad Hatter story—and not everyone makes it out alive! And in the backup story, Emperor Penguin makes a trip to Blackgate Prison he won’t soon forget!



BATWOMAN #20

BATWOMAN #20


Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN Art by TREVOR McCARTHY Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III 1:25 B&W Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III On sale MAY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Batwoman is being played right into a confrontation with Batman…and that’s the least of her problems after the final page of issue #20!



BIRDS OF PREY #20

BIRDS OF PREY #20


Written by CHRISTY MARX Art and cover by ROMANO MOLENAAR and VICENTE CIFUENTES On sale MAY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The traitor revealed! Who will aid Mr. Freeze as he continues his onslaught against The Court of Owls—and how can the Birds hope to stop him?



CATWOMAN ANNUAL #1

CATWOMAN ANNUAL #1


Written by ANN NOCENTI Art by ARDIAN SYAF Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO On sale MAY 29 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T+ It’s Cat vs. Bird for the dark heart of Gotham City! Kicking off an explosive new storyline that continues into CATWOMAN, Selina must choose work for a master—or pay a high price for her freedom!



CATWOMAN #20

CATWOMAN #20


Written by ANN NOCENTI Art and cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA On sale MAY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Membership in the Justice League of America is going to cost Catwoman the rest of her nine lives as Selina comes to grips with the deadly reality of her current imprisonment!



CONSTANTINE #3

CONSTANTINE #3


Written by JEFF LEMIRE and RAY FAWKES Art by RENATO GUEDES Cover by JUAN JOSE RYP 1:25 B&W Variant cover by JUAN JOSE RYP On sale MAY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. John Constantine’s quest to find the last piece of a powerful mystic artifact before his enemies do brings him to a city that could kill him the moment he sets foot in it: London!



DEMON KNIGHTS #20

DEMON KNIGHTS #20


Written by ROBERT VENDITTI Art by ROBSON ROCHA and OCLAIR ALBERT Cover by BERNARD CHANG On sale MAY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T After decades of questing, the Demon Knights have a lead on the resting place of the Holy Grail—but are they ready for what they’ll have to fight through to get it? And has time run out on one knight’s immortal life?



DEATHSTROKE #20

DEATHSTROKE #20


Written by JUSTIN JORDAN Art by EDGAR SALAZAR and SCOTT HANNA Cover by AARON KUDER On sale MAY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • FINAL ISSUE The most accomplished cape-killer in the world gets the chance to add to his legacy when Deathstroke comes face to face with his daughter Rose and The Ravagers!



DIAL H #12

DIAL H #12


Written by CHINA MIEVILLE Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and DAN GREEN Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND On sale MAY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Nelson and Roxie are on the run from the Centipede and The Fixer! Their only hope of rescue lies in the hands of Open Window Man! But who is that masked avenger?



DETECTIVE COMICS #20

DETECTIVE COMICS #20


Written by JOHN LAYMAN Art and cover by JASON FABOK Backup story art by ANDY CLARKE 1:25 B&W Variant cover by JASON FABOK “We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover available On sale MAY 1 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $4.99 Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information. The superhuman transformation of Ignatius Ogilvy is just the tip of the iceberg when an extremely unexpected character comes to The Penguin’s aid! And in the backup story, Emperor Penguin makes a trip to Blackgate Prison he won’t soon forget! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



EARTH 2 #12

EARTH 2 #12


Written by JAMES ROBINSON Art by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND 1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND On sale MAY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. The drums of war begin to sound as the heroes of Earth 2 rally behind Dr. Fate—and a threat from Apokolips becomes all too real!



EARTH 2 ANNUAL #1

EARTH 2 ANNUAL #1


Written by JAMES ROBINSON Art by YILDIRAY CINAR, CAFU and JULIUS GOPEZ Cover by ANDY KUBERT On sale MAY 29 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T The new Batman of Earth 2 debuts as The Atom begins a mission to lead a new team of heroes—but are any of them prepared for the threat they’re about to face?



THE FLASH #20

THE FLASH #20


Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL 1:25 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. An all-new Flash epic begins here, and the stakes have never been higher as Barry races toward a confrontation with the Reverse Flash!



THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MAN #20

THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MAN #20


Written by DAN JURGENS Art and cover by DAN JURGENS and RAY McCARTHY On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE Overwhelmed and beaten by a crew of Super-Villains, Ronnie and Jason are about to find out how bad things can get when Firestorm is labeled a living weapon of mass destruction and slated for dissection!



GREEN LANTERN #20

GREEN LANTERN #20


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY Wraparound cover by DOUG MAHNKE 1:25 B&W Variant wraparound cover by DOUG MAHNKE On sale MAY 1 • 64 pg, FC, $7.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $8.99 US It’s the final battle against the First Lantern and the Guardians in this, the extra-sized finale of Geoff Johns’ historic run on the title! Plus, don’t miss a special retrospective on Geoff’s run on GL! Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



GREEN ARROW #20

GREEN ARROW #20


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art and cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO 1:25 B&W Variant cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO On sale MAY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Komodo and The Outsiders have destroyed Green Arrow’s life, but how far will Ollie fall before he’s forced to take desperate measures?



GREEN LANTERN CORPS #20

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #20


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and SCOTT HANNA Cover by ANDY KUBERT 1:25 B&W Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT On sale MAY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T “WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN” epilogue! In the aftermath of their battle against the First Lantern and the Guardians, it’s up to Guy Gardner, John Stewart and the other survivors to try to put the Corps back together, or decide if there should even BE a Corps anymore. Join Peter Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin for the epic conclusion of their run! Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.



THE GREEN TEAM #1

THE GREEN TEAM #1


Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO Art by IG GUARA Cover by AMANDA CONNER 1:25 Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. INVENTORS! EXPLORERS! ADVENTURERS! Do you need money to finance an important project? Then you should set up a meeting with THE GREEN TEAM! • Nature of world-changing idea: _____ • Amount requested: _____ • Does your project have the potential to: Fracture space-time? __ Replace the combustion engine? __ Attract extraterrestrial attention? __ Prove/disprove existence of deities? __ Piss off The Justice League? __ Render the human body obsolete? __ If any of the above are checked, please fill out liability release form GT2013-05. Send any 82 drawings, plans, models, or photos with request.



GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #20

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #20


Written by TONY BEDARD Art by ANDRES GUINALDO Cover by AARON KUDER 1:25 B&W Variant cover by AARON KUDER On sale MAY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T “WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN” epilogue! As a White Lantern, Kyle played a crucial role in the battle against the First Lantern and the Guardians. But a loss they suffered in the battle has left Kyle devastated, throwing off the control he had over the entire emotional spectrum. Has his time as a White Lantern ended before it’s truly begun? Find out in the conclusion of Tony Bedard’s run! Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.



JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #4

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #4


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Backup story written by MATT KINDT Art and cover by DAVID FINCH Backup story art by SCOTT CLARK Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT 1:100 B&W Variant cover by DAVID FINCH On sale MAY 8 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information. The League uncovers the leader of The Secret Society of Super-Villains—but can such a diverse group of heroes defeat the collective might of the Society? And in the backup story, Manhunter goes behind the scenes to learn more about the Secret Society! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



JSA LIBERTY FILES: THE WHISTLING SKULL #6

JSA LIBERTY FILES: THE WHISTLING SKULL #6


Written by B. CLAY MOORE Art and cover by TONY HARRIS On sale MAY 15 • 32 pg, 6 of 6, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Dr. Hellman’s escaped experiment gains our sympathy, and John Singleton, the sixth Skull, is still in need of a rescue. Will his successor complete the job in Switzerland in time to lend a hand? The miniseries comes to its epic conclusion here!



JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA’S VIBE #4

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA’S VIBE #4


Written by STERLING GATES Art by PETE WOODS and SEAN PARSONS Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND 1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND On sale MAY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Why is Vibe battling Batman? Our hero is in way over his head when he’s forced to turn against A.R.G.U.S.!



JUSTICE LEAGUE #20

JUSTICE LEAGUE #20


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO Backup story art by GARY FRANK Variant cover by HOWARD PORTER 1:100 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO On sale MAY 15 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $4.99 Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information. The PROLOGUE TO TRINITY WAR continues as a revelation about Batman could destroy Wonder Woman and Superman’s relationship! Plus, in the backup story, the penultimate chapter of the tale of Shazam finds Billy Batson learning the shocking secret of Black Adam! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



KATANA #4

KATANA #4


Written by ANN NOCENTI Art by ALEX SANCHEZ Cover by JUAN JOSE RYP 1:25 B&W Variant cover by JUAN JOSE RYP On sale MAY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Devastated by the horrifying aftermath of last issue’s battle with Killer Croc, Katana struggles to set things right against impossible odds!



JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #20

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #20


Written by JEFF LEMIRE and RAY FAWKES Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The Flash and Swamp Thing guest-star as the team struggles to recover the stolen House of Mystery from Dr. Destiny!



LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #20

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #20


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by FRANCIS PORTELA Cover by GEORGE PEREZ On sale MAY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The Fatal Five spread death on a galactic scale—and even the Legion may be powerless to stop them!



THE MOVEMENT #1

THE MOVEMENT #1


Written by GAIL SIMONE Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II Cover by AMANDA CONNER 1:25 Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG On sale MAY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. We are faceless. We are limitless. We see all. And we do not forgive. Who defends the powerless against the GREEDY and the CORRUPT? Who protects the homeless and poverty-stricken from those who would PREY upon them in the DARK OF NIGHT? When those who are sworn to protect us abuse their power, when toxic government calls down super-human lackeys to force order upon the populace...finally, there is a force, a citizen’s army, to push order BACK. Let those who abuse the system know this as well: We have our OWN super humans now. They are not afraid of your badges or Leagues. And they will not be SILENCED. We are your neighbors. We are your co-workers. And we are your children.



LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #8

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #8


Written by PAUL TOBIN and RICARDO SANCHEZ Art by TRADD MOORE and SERGIO SANDOVAL Cover by TRADD MOORE On sale MAY 1 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST In “Carved,” the new crime wave in Gotham City is stranger than ever. Will Batman solve the puzzle in time to save the citizens’ lives? Plus: The Dark Knight’s investigation into a missing mythological creature created by taxidermy takes a turn for the even more bizarre when he stumbles onto a living version of the creature in “Unnatural Selection!”



NIGHTWING #20

NIGHTWING #20


Written by KYLE HIGGINS Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND On sale MAY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T After witnessing so much death in the past few months, how will Nightwing react when he learns a key figure in his life has returned from the grave?



RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS ANNUAL #1

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS ANNUAL #1


Written by JAMES TYNION IV Art by AL BARRIONUEVO Cover by KEN LASHLEY On sale MAY 29 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T Arsenal finally confronts Green Arrow, but it may be a short-lived reunion as someone from their past has targeted them both. Find out what the feud between Arsenal and Green Arrow is about, along with secrets from Roy Harper’s history.



THE PHANTOM STRANGER #8

THE PHANTOM STRANGER #8


Written by DAN DIDIO and J.M. DeMATTEIS Art by PHILIP TAN Cover by GENE HA On sale MAY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The Phantom Stranger investigates his past and is quickly reminded of the price he must pay for being part of The Trinity of Sin!



RED LANTERNS #20

RED LANTERNS #20


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by WILL CONRAD Cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA 1:25 B&W Variant cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ “WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN” epilogue! Following the battle against the First Lantern and the Guardians, for the first time in centuries Atrocitus feels peace. What could possibly calm his legendary rage? And more importantly, what does that mean for the Red Lanterns? A surprising turning point for Atrocitus and the Red Lanterns in this, the conclusion of Peter Milligan’s run! Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.



RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #20

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #20


Written by JAMES TYNION IV Art by JULIUS GOPEZ Cover by MICO SUAYAN On sale MAY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The return of Proctor sees Arsenal and Kori reliving Red Hood’s memories—including his battles with the League of Assassins!



THE RAVAGERS #12

THE RAVAGERS #12


Written by MICHAEL ALAN NELSON Art by IG GUARA and NORM RAPMUND Cover by KEN LASHLEY On sale MAY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE As Caitlin and Rose deal with the shocking revelation about their origins, Deathstroke takes down the remaining Ravagers. This is the end!



SUPERBOY #20

SUPERBOY #20


Written by JUSTIN JORDAN Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN Cover by KEN LASHLEY On sale MAY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T “BLOOD AND STEEL” begins as The Teen of Steel decides it’s time to become more proactive in his battle against evil. But how far will he go before he crossed the line?



THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #20

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #20


Written by TOM DeFALCO Art and cover by JOE BENNETT and MARC DEERING On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE Hawkman vs. Blockbuster round two! Hawkman transforms his Nth metal armor into a new berserker mode! Blockbuster’s true identity is revealed! Plus, don’t miss an appearance by the new JLA!



SUPERGIRL #20

SUPERGIRL #20


Written by MICHAEL ALAN NELSON Art by MAHMUD ASRAR Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO On sale MAY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Supergirl is dead—Long live Supergirl! Or so it seems as the strange connection between the Karas has Power Girl becoming Supergirl again.



SUPERMAN #20

SUPERMAN #20


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by AARON KUDER 1:25 B&W Variant cover by AARON KUDER On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Hector Hammond is looking for Superman to save him from the New God known as Orion in “Metropolis Burning!”



SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 SPECIAL #1

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 SPECIAL #1


Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER Art by AXEL GIMENEZ and DIANA EGEA Cover by CAT STAGGS On sale MAY 29 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Detective John Jones, the Martian Manhunter, steps into the Smallville spotlight in “Effigy,” a stand-alone adventure! A grisly murder in Gotham City sends Martian Manhunter on a quest to confront his past. Guest-starring Batman and Nightwing!



HARLAN ELLISON’S® 7 AGAINST CHAOS HC

HARLAN ELLISON’S® 7 AGAINST CHAOS HC


Written by HARLAN ELLISON Art and cover by PAUL CHADWICK On sale JULY 10 • 208 pg, FC, $24.99 US Harlan Ellison, science fiction’s brightest luminary, has joined forces with multi-award-winning artist Paul Chadwick, creator of Concrete, to bring you 7 AGAINST CHAOS, a graphic novel that is singular, powerful and unpredictable. This extraordinary odyssey of mystery and adventure will take you to the rim of reality and beyond. In a distant future, Earth is in grave danger: The fabric of reality itself is unraveling, leading to catastrophic natural disasters, displaced souls appearing from bygone eras, and sudden, shocking cases of spontaneous combustion. The only hope for Earth’s survival is a force of seven warriors, each with his or her special abilities. But can these alien Seven Samurai learn to get along in time to find the source of the gathering chaos and save all of reality?



SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #13

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #13


Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER Art by DANIEL HDR Cover by PETE WOODS On sale MAY 8 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST An all-new episode begins with “Argo” part 1 of 3! Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes try to stop war between Earth and a shocking enemy! Plus, a glitch in Booster Gold’s Legion flight ring propels the “Gold Standard,” his trusty robot Skeets and The Man of Steel into the 31st century.



SWAMP THING #20

SWAMP THING #20


Written by CHARLES SOULE Art by KANO Cover by ANDY BRASE On sale MAY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ It’s Swamp Thing vs. Superman for the fate of Metropolis—and why are all of Swamp Thing’s worst nightmares coming true? Plus: Who is the mysterious Capucine?



STORMWATCH #20

STORMWATCH #20


Written by JIM STARLIN Art by YVEL GUICHET and JONAS TRINDADE Cover by JIM STARLIN and ROB HUNTER On sale MAY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Don’t say we didn’t warn you! The new StormWatch is even more bloodthirsty than the previous team! On their first off-planet mission, the new StormWatch has to prove itself—while Lobo is seduced by aliens!



SUICIDE SQUAD #20

SUICIDE SQUAD #20


Written by ALES KOT Art by TIMOTHY GREEN II Cover by JASON PEARSON On sale MAY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ New team members, new direction, new creative team! After the shocking events of issue #19, the team returns to Belle Reve to lick their wounds and bury their dead—but when they find out what’s waiting for them at the prison, they’ll wish they were back out in the field! Plus: Who are the two killers Amanda Waller has recruited to shake things up, and what are their true motives for joining the team?



TALON #8

TALON #8


Written by JAMES TYNION IV Art by MICHAEL SEPULVEDA Cover by GUILLEM MARCH 1:25 B&W Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Can the Talon escape the jaws of death? What will become of him if he doesn’t? Find out in this story that leads directly into next month’s BIRDS OF PREY #21!



SWORD OF SORCERY #8

SWORD OF SORCERY #8


Written by CHRISTY MARX Art and cover by AARON LOPRESTI On sale MAY 15 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE Eclipso brings destruction to the heart of House Amethyst in an epic 30-page story! Will Amaya finally master her heritage? On this day, a princess dies!



TEAM 7 #8

TEAM 7 #8


Written by JUSTIN JORDAN Art by PASCAL ALIXE and JESUS MERINO Cover by GARY FRANK and CAM SMITH On sale MAY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE Revealed: What broke Team 7 apart—and set Black Canary, Amanda Waller, Deathstroke and Majestic on the rocky road they travel today?



THRESHOLD #5

THRESHOLD #5


Written by KEITH GIFFEN Art by TOM RANEY Backup story art by SCOTT KOLINS Cover by HOWARD PORTER On sale MAY 8 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Beware the Hunted’s power as Jediah regains something very important to the team’s survival! And in the backup story, Larfleeze is still greedily pursuing his stuff through the depths of space!



WORLDS’ FINEST #12

WORLDS’ FINEST #12


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by KEVIN MAGUIRE and GERALDO BORGES Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale MAY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T As Power Girl returns to her classic look, DeSaad wreaks havoc on her tech empire—and PG and Huntress find themselves hunted by the talented torturer from Apokolips.



TEEN TITANS #20

TEEN TITANS #20


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA 1:25 B&W Variant cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. “Light and Dark” continues as the fallout of last issue’s attack threatens to drag the team into darkness!



WONDER WOMAN #20

WONDER WOMAN #20


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art and cover by CLIFF CHIANG 1:25 B&W Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG On sale MAY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Wonder Woman was certain there was one person in her life she could trust—but she thought wrong!