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ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #4

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #4


Written by DAN ABNETT, ANDY LANNING, TOM DeFALCO and ROB WILLIAMS Art by WES CRAIG, PETE WOODS and CHRIS WESTON Cover by BRUCE TIMM On sale AUGUST 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Join comics’ finest talents as they celebrate The Man of Steel himself: Superman! This issue features The Last Son of Krypton in timeless tales of truth and justice, featuring appearances by Lex Luthor and Brainiac! Plus: A meteor that’s headed straight for Earth!



ALL-STAR WESTERN #23

ALL-STAR WESTERN #23


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by MORITAT Backup story art by STAZ JOHNSON Cover by HOWARD PORTER On sale AUGUST 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ Hex is trapped in modern-day Gotham City…and he’s getting ready to shoot his way out! Find out how he got here—and see what part Batman plays! And in the backup story, the Vigilante seeks revenge!



ACTION COMICS #23

ACTION COMICS #23


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Backup story written by FRANK HANNAH Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM Backup story art by PHILIP TAN and JONATHAN GLAPION 1:25 B&W Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM On sale AUGUST 7 • 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 the constructs of an immense alien civilization that has built a feudal system based on pure evil! Plus, in the backup story, Jor-El and Lara try to save the Science Council from the colonel who seeks to make all of Krypton kneel before him! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



ANIMAL MAN #23

ANIMAL MAN #23


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by STEVE PUGH and FRANCIS PORTELA Cover by FRANCIS PORTELA On sale AUGUST 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ In the shocking conclusion of “Splinter Species,” Brother Blood and a stunning murder have Animal Man on the brink of extinction!



AME-COMI GIRLS #6

AME-COMI GIRLS #6


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by EDUARDO FRANCISCO, HORACIO DOMINGUES and RUBEN GONZALEZ Cover by JONBOY MEYERS On sale AUGUST 7 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST “Earth In Crisis” heralds the beginning of the end of the world as the girls are whisked away to the planet Rann. There they are greeted by Adam Strange and Hawkgirl and told of the imminent threat of the evil Sinestra. It’s not just Rann in danger, but the universe itself!



ARROW #10

ARROW #10


Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM Art by MIKE GRELL, XERMANICO and SERGIO SANDOVAL Photo cover On sale AUGUST 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST A deadly virus tearing through Starling City leaves the Arrow frantically searching for Patient Zero! Plus, a powerful flashback reveals Diggle’s search for his brother’s killer—and don’t miss Shado’s comics debut, as drawn by her creator, Mike Grell!



BATMAN ‘66 #2

BATMAN ‘66 #2


Written by JEFF PARKER Art by RUBEN PROCOPIO and DEAN HASPIEL Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED 1:25 Variant cover by CULLY HAMNER On sale AUGUST 21 • 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. From the sands of time and halls of higher learning comes one of Batman’s deadliest foes: King Tut! Tut returns to assert his royal status and challenge the Dynamic Duo with his most far-reaching plan yet to rule the modern Thebes, Gotham City! Also in this issue, doors smash in and jaws crack from the fists of the newest tough in town: introducing the 1966 incarnation of that reptilian rogue Killer Croc! How can Batman battle this brawny brute?



BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #17

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #17


Written by KAREN TRAVISS Art by CHRISTIAN DUCE Cover by CHRIS MITTEN 1:10 DC Collectibles Photo Variant Cover On sale AUGUST 14 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST With a new curfew in effect, arrests for civil disobedience are taxing the prison system and the GCPD. With street crime still on the rise, Batman is coming up cold in his attempts to find Gotham City’s latest bizarre killer, but finds his hands full with petty thugs and corrupt officials. Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.



BATGIRL #23

BATGIRL #23


Written by GAIL SIMONE Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION Cover by ALEX GARNER On sale AUGUST 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The new “Batgirl: Wanted” epic begins here, as Commissioner Gordon must track down his son’s murderer—who happens to be his daughter! But has Barbara already given up the Bat?



BATWING #23

BATWING #23


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and JULIO FERREIRA Cover by KEN LASHLEY On sale AUGUST 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Luke Fox’s personal life is already in turmoil, but as Batwing he must confront a dangerous new threat in the form of assassin for hire Lady Vic as she makes her first appearance in The New 52!



BATMAN #23

BATMAN #23


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI Backup story art by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE Cover by GREG CAPULLO 1:25 Variant cover by GARY FRANK 1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale AUGUST 14 • 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. Witness the moment Bruce Wayne becomes Batman as “Zero Year” makes history! And in the backup story, a young Bruce Wayne fights for his life in a death match in Russia! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



AQUAMAN #23

AQUAMAN #23


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 AUGUST 28 • 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 critically acclaimed adventures of Aquaman continue! “DEATH OF A KING” comes to a shocking conclusion as Aquaman is forced to fight alongside Mera’s husband Nereus to defend Atlantis from the Dead King—the first King of Atlantis and rightful ruler of the Seven Seas! But what does the Scavenger and his army have to do with this attack? And what dark secret will send Aquaman off on a quest to uncover the truth behind himself and Atlantis?



BATMAN, INCORPORATED SPECIAL #1

BATMAN, INCORPORATED SPECIAL #1


Written by CHRIS BURNHAM, JOE KEATINGE, DAN DIDIO and others Art by CHRIS BURNHAM, ETHAN VAN SCIVER, JASON MASTERS and others Cover by CHRIS BURNHAM 1:25 Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER On sale AUGUST 28 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. An all-star special featuring the various members of Batman Incorporated—Man-of-Bats, Red Raven, El Gaucho, Dark Ranger, Knight, Batman himself and more! In the wake of their epic struggle with Talia al Ghul, the Heretic and Leviathan see what’s next for the members of Batman’s army. Featuring stories written and drawn by a collection of industry greats! Plus: Bat-Cow makes her solo debut in a tale by writer Dan DiDio and artist Ethan Van Sciver!



BATMAN AND NIGHTWING #23

BATMAN AND NIGHTWING #23


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY On sale AUGUST 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Could Batman have saved Damian’s life after all? Guest starring Nightwing!



BATMAN/SUPERMAN #3

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #3


Written by GREG PAK Art and cover by JAE LEE 1:25 Variant cover by PATRICK GLEASON 1:100 B&W Variant by JAE LEE On sale AUGUST 7 • 32 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. It’s a showdown that could shatter two worlds when Batman and Superman battle the Superman and Batman of Earth 2! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #1

BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #1


Written by KYLE HIGGINS and CHRISTOS N. GAGE Art by THONY SILAS and IBAN COELLO Cover by SEAN MURPHY 1:25 Variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE On sale AUGUST 21 • 48 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. The new series begins here with all-new creative teams and all-new adventure! Now a freshman at Gotham University, Terry McGinnis’s role as Batman threatens his education and his life as a teenager. And when the Mayor is murdered, Terry’s life is thrown into even greater turmoil! Meanwhile, the Justice League must stop Superman when his powers rage out of control!



BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #23

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #23


Written by GREGG HURWITZ Art and cover by ALEX MALEEV 1:25 B&W Variant cover by ALEX MALEEV On sale AUGUST 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Batman and Commissioner Gordon are forced into a tight corner as Clayface embarks on a murder spree throughout Gotham City. But hope surfaces when the Mad Hatter emerges as an unlikely ally.



CATWOMAN #23

CATWOMAN #23


Written by ANN NOCENTI Art by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA Cover by TERRY DODSON On sale AUGUST 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Beneath Gotham City, Catwoman fights for her life! Plus, this issue will make you ask the question “Who is The Joker’s Daughter?”



CONSTANTINE #6

CONSTANTINE #6


Written by RAY FAWKES Art by RENATO GUEDES Cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA On sale AUGUST 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ On the verge of death, John Constantine fights for his very soul against his own former protégé!



BIRDS OF PREY #23

BIRDS OF PREY #23


Written by CHRISTY MARX Art by ROMANO MOLENAAR and JONATHAN GLAPION Cover by RICKEN On sale AUGUST 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The Birds are locked in combat with Basilisk when Black Canary learns a devastating truth!



BATWOMAN #23

BATWOMAN #23


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 AUGUST 21 • 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 must confront the chaos and destruction that she helped unleash in Gotham City as part of the DEO’s scheme to destroy Batman!



DEMON KNIGHTS #23

DEMON KNIGHTS #23


Written by ROBERT VENDITTI Art by CHAD HARDIN and WAYNE FAUCHER Cover by HOWARD PORTER On sale AUGUST 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE The Knights are running out of options as they try to protect the Holy Grail! Plus, the fate of the Black Diamond is revealed!



DIAL H #15

DIAL H #15


Written by CHINA MIEVILLE Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and DAN GREEN Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND On sale AUGUST 7 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T+ • FINAL ISSUE This extra-sized conclusion to the epic DIAL H series has all the answers you’ve been looking for, and more questions you didn’t even think to ask! Stay on the line! The entire universe is at stake!



DC UNIVERSE VS. THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #1

DC UNIVERSE VS. THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #1


Written by KEITH GIFFEN Art by DEXTER SOY Covers by ED BENES On sale AUGUST 28 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. After narrowly escaping his last battle with He-Man, Skeletor has fled to the most unexpected realm to recover: EARTH! Once there, he sets a plan in motion to siphon off Earth’s core magic. Forging an unlikely hunting party, He-Man and company go in search of Skeletor. Finding themselves at odds with the heroes of the DC Universe, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe must find a way to stop Skeletor and his mysterious new master! This debut issue features two covers by Ed Benes, both available for ordering: one featuring the heroes of the DC Universe, and the other featuring The Masters of the Universe!



THE FLASH #23

THE FLASH #23


Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL 1:25 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale AUGUST 28 • 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 Flash makes a desperate play to save Iris from Reverse-Flash—and you can’t be sure who will be left standing by this issue’s end!



GREEN ARROW #23

GREEN ARROW #23


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art and cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO 1:25 B&W Variant cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO On sale AUGUST 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Ollie learns the secret origin of Shado, and Count Vertigo attacks!



EARTH 2 #15

EARTH 2 #15


Written by JAMES ROBINSON Art by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT Cover by JUAN DOE 1:25 B&W Variant cover by JUAN DOE On sale AUGUST 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Dr. Fate, Red Arrow, The Flash, Green Lantern and The Atom all fall victim to the Hunger Dogs of Apokolips as the war against the forces of Steppenwolf continues!



DETECTIVE COMICS #23

DETECTIVE COMICS #23


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 On sale AUGUST 7 • 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. Alfred is forced to confront the Anti-Batman known as the Wrath! Taking care of Batman all these years has left Alfred with more than a few tricks up his sleeve, but will they be enough? This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



GREEN LANTERN CORPS #23

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #23


Written by ROBERT VENDITTI and VAN JENSEN Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG 1:25 Variant cover by RAGS MORALES On sale AUGUST 14 • 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 Stewart is the new training officer for the Green Lantern Corps, but he’ll have to put his new job on hold when the Durlans attack! Meanwhile, Fatality’s on a mission of her own—one that could make John’s life even more difficult! And what is going wrong with the Corps’ rings?



GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #23

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #23


Written by JUSTIN JORDAN Art by BRAD WALKER and DREW HENNESSY Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE 1:25 Variant cover by RAGS MORALES On sale AUGUST 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Relic deals a game-changing blow to the Corps as the final pieces are put in place for the ultimate battle to save the universe! Do not miss this issue!



GREEN LANTERN #23

GREEN LANTERN #23


Written by ROBERT VENDITTI Art and cover by BILLY TAN and RICHARD FRIEND 1:25 Variant cover by RAGS MORALES On sale AUGUST 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $3.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. Hal struggles with his new role as leader of the Green Lantern Corps while he tries to solve the mystery of why the universe is atrophying! And an escaped prisoner has gotten hold of a power that makes her nearly unstoppable! The stage is set for the ultimate test against Relic! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #8

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #8


Written by TOM TAYLOR Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK, MIKE S. MILLER and TOM DERENICK Cover by MICO SUAYAN On sale AUGUST 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST From the ashes of Metropolis comes Superman and the JLA’s newest ally: Lex Luthor! Against all odds, he’s not only survived but now embraces Superman’s goals. Of course, Lex has his own ideas for how to create a better world. The Man of Steel trusts him, but can the rest of his allies be so sure?



THE GREEN TEAM: TEEN TRILLIONAIRES #4

THE GREEN TEAM: TEEN TRILLIONAIRES #4


Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO Art and cover by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYER On sale AUGUST 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The richest teens in the world are in over their heads. Obviously, it’s time to go public with their existence! That is, if everyone survives the fight against Riot and the mysterious villain who’s been pursuing them all along!



KATANA #7

KATANA #7


Written by ANN NOCENTI Art by ALEX SANCHEZ and ART THIBERT Cover by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO On sale AUGUST 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T It’s a bizarre love triangle when Katana is torn between her dead husband’s soul and his murderer, Sickle!



JUSTICE LEAGUE #23

JUSTICE LEAGUE #23


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO Cover by DOUG MAHNKE 1:25 Variant cover by MIKAL JANIN 1:00 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE On sale AUGUST 28 • 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. TRINITY WAR CHAPTER 6! Trinity War concludes! But that doesn’t mean all ends well for our heroes. The secret behind Pandora’s Box is revealed and it means the end of the Justice Leagues! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #7

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #7


Written by GEOFF JOHNS and JEFF LEMIRE Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY Cover by DOUG MAHNKE 1:25 Variant cover by MIKEL JANIN 1:00 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE “We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover available On sale AUGUST 14 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with five covers. Please see the order form for more information. TRINITY WAR CHAPTER 4! The hunt for a murder suspect leads Superman and his new teammates to the secret behind the Secret Society, while Batman finds the key to the crime—and one of the Leaguers will be forever changed by it. Plus, who is the Secret Society of Super-Villains and what are their plans for Pandora? This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



LARFLEEZE #3

LARFLEEZE #3


Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS Art by SCOTT KOLINS Cover by HOWARD PORTER 1:25 Variant cover by RAGS MORALES On sale AUGUST 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Larfleeze and Stargrave find an unlikely ally when the Wanderer comes calling!



JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #23

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #23


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by MIKEL JANIN Cover by DOUG MANHKE 1:25 Variant cover by MIKAL JANIN 1:100 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE On sale AUGUST 21 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. TRINITY WAR CHAPTER 5! The Justice Leagues continues to fracture as the murder of a hero is solved—and the line between justice and vengeance blurs as they head off to find those responsible!



LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #11

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #11


Written by PAUL JENKINS Art by OMAR FRANCIA Cover by GREG LUZNIAK On sale AUGUST 7 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST “What Happened Was…” When Calendar Man and Batman battle during a Gotham Knights game, things go very, very wrong. But with everyone in the crowd giving a different eyewitness account, will the GCPD even be able to figure out what happened?



THE MOVEMENT #4

THE MOVEMENT #4


Written by GAIL SIMONE Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II Cover by AMANDA CONNER On sale AUGUST 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ The Movement takes a stand against the police that they can’t come back from, and Coral City is on the brink of war!



NIGHTWING #23

NIGHTWING #23


Written by KYLE HIGGINS Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND On sale AUGUST 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T A city under siege as the Prankster’s attacks take over Chicago! Can Nightwing find the madman before he kills again? And just what is the Prankster’s endgame? Plus, don’t miss Tony Zullo’s shocking decision



LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #23

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #23


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art and cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE On sale AUGUST 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE In this final issue, the Legion picks itself up after the brutal attack from the Fatal Five nearly destroyed civilization across the cosmos! While some Legionaires bury their dead, others fight for the future of the Legion against a society that now doesn’t trust them. Don’t miss surprises galore in this landmark issue drawn by Kevin Maguire as the true nature of the Legion is questioned—and the future of the DCU is changed in a way you’ll never expect!



RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #23

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #23


Written by JAMES TYNION IV Art by JULIUS GOPEZ Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA On sale AUGUST 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Roy Harper lives up to the name Arsenal as he wages a one-man attack on the secret city of the League of Assassins to save Jason Todd!



SUPERGIRL #23

SUPERGIRL #23


Written by MICHAEL ALAN NELSON Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR On sale AUGUST 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Supergirl struggles to survive against one of the most dangerous villains in the entire universe – Cyborg Superman! But what could superman’s robotic doppleganger want with Supergirl? The answer will blow your mind—and set the stage for a massive story this fall!



SUPERBOY #23

SUPERBOY #23


Written by JUSTIN JORDAN Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN Cover by KEN LASHLEY On sale AUGUST 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T “Psi-War” continues! Superboy’s ultimate nemesis is revealed as the secret head of H.I.V.E. steps forward! Bonds will be broken and the game will change in this important issue, as a major threat to the DC Universe debuts!



RED LANTERNS #23

RED LANTERNS #23


Written by CHARLES SOULE Art and cover by ALESSANDRO VITTI 1:25 Variant cover by RAGS MORALES On sale AUGUST 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Guy Gardner is embedded deep within the Red Lantern Corps—but did he just lose his only way out? And what does Atrocitus intend to do with the terrible power of the embodiment of rage known as the Butcher?



SUPERMAN #23

SUPERMAN #23


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT 1:25 B&W Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT On sale AUGUST 28 • 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 “Psi-War” epic begins! Psi-War erupts as Hector Hammond tries to take control of H.I.V.E. from its queen, but there are other forces in play as well, as a new Psycho Pirate emerges, and Superman is caught in the middle, unable to protect those closest to him.



SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #16

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #16


Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER Art by JORGE JIMENEZ Cover by CAT STAGGS On sale AUGUST 14 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST “Olympus,” part 1! Twenty years ago, a young boy washed up on a mysterious island and met a princess. Now, that princess has come to look for the mother who disappeared when she took the boy back. But if Smallville is prepared for strange beings, Washington, DC, certainly is not!



SUICIDE SQUAD #23

SUICIDE SQUAD #23


Written by ALES KOT Art by PATRICK ZIRCHER Cover by JASON PEARSON On sale AUGUST 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Suicide Squad is sent on a mission to take down a dictator who is planning to create his own metahuman army. But what the Squad doesn’t know is that he already has a batch of super-powered soldiers ready to defend him—cue the mayhem! Plus, the true nature of Waller’s new deal with the team is revealed!



SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #3

SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #3


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS Backup story art by DUSTIN NGUYEN 1:300 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS On sale AUGUST 14 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with ten covers. Please see the order form for more information. Watch for further information on variant covers coming soon. Superman’s found out the secret the U.S. Army tried desperately to keep from him—or more specifically, that secret’s found him! But with hijacked drone aircraft tearing Tokyo apart, there’s not much time for mystery…and with Lois Lane on the case as well, what’s in the darkness will come to the light! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



SWAMP THING #23

SWAMP THING #23


Written by CHARLES SOULE Art by KANO and ALVARO LOPEZ Cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale AUGUST 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Swamp Thing just might have to destroy an entire town’s worth of people in order to keep balance in the Green...and he’ll have to crush John Constantine right along with them!



STORMWATCH #23

STORMWATCH #23


Written by JIM STARLIN Art by YVEL GUICHET and LeBEAU UNDERWOOD Cover by JIM STARLIN and ROB HUNTER On sale AUGUST 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ The true nature of the Kollective is revealed, and the mystery surrounding past Stormwatch teams grows!



TALON #11

TALON #11


Written by JAMES TYNION IV Art and cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA On sale AUGUST 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The clash between Talon and Bane’s forces comes to an epic finale on Santa Prisca as Casey Washington desperately seeks Batman to help him eliminate the Court of Owls once and for all.



THRESHOLD #8

THRESHOLD #8


Written by KEITH GIFFEN Art by TOM RANEY and PHIL WINSLADE Backup story art by TIMOTHY GREEN II and JOSEPH SILVER Cover by HOWARD PORTER On sale AUGUST 14 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE The game is over for the Hunted! Who lives and who dies is sure to set the universe ablaze. Plus, a major villain emerges from the shadows!



TRINITY OF SIN: PHANTOM STRANGER #11

TRINITY OF SIN: PHANTOM STRANGER #11


Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS Art by FERNANDO BLANCO Cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale AUGUST 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The key to ending “Trinity War” may be the soul of a murdered Justice League member, so the Phantom Stranger must lead a covert team—including Batman, Deadman and Katana—into the afterlife to try to retrieve it! But the Stranger made a promise never to return to the afterlife— and when he breaks that promise, he’ll find that the Hosts of Heaven are all too eager to dish out his punishment!



JUSTICE LEAGUE: TRINITY WAR—DIRECTOR’S CUT #1

JUSTICE LEAGUE: TRINITY WAR—DIRECTOR’S CUT #1


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by IVAN REIS On sale AUGUST 7 • 64 pg, FC, $5.99 US • RATED T The War of the Justice Leagues is here—and now, DC Comics presents the first chapter in this epic event in a new Director’s Cut, featuring Geoff Johns’ original script from JUSTICE LEAGUE #22 and Ivan Reis’ artwork presented in pencil form!



JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA’S VIBE #7

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA’S VIBE #7


Written by STERLING GATES Art by PETE WOODS and SEAN PARSONS Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND On sale AUGUST 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Afraid that A.R.G.U.S. has been lying to him, Vibe goes on the run! But he doesn’t get very far before a new villain with ties to his past threatens to turn his future upside down!



TRINITY OF SIN: PANDORA #3

TRINITY OF SIN: PANDORA #3


Written by RAY FAWKES Art by DANIEL SAMPERE and VICENTE CIFUENTES Cover by RYAN SOOK 1:25 B&W Variant cover by RYAN SOOK On sale AUGUST 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. A “Trinity War” tie-in! As both the heroes and the villains continue to hunt Pandora down, she makes a crucial decision involving the Seven Deadly Sins, one that will affect the entire world…



TEEN TITANS #23

TEEN TITANS #23


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by ROBSON ROCHA and WAYNE FAUCHER Cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA 1:25 B&W Variant cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA On sale AUGUST 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Kid Flash finds himself on the run from his past as a growing rift between Red Robin and Superboy boils over and could tear the Teen Titans apart, just as their speedster teammate needs them most.



WONDER WOMAN #23

WONDER WOMAN #23


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art and cover by CLIFF CHIANG 1:25 B&W Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG On sale AUGUST 21 • 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 had no choice but to abandon London to the bloodthirsty First Born—but now it’s time to take the city back! If Diana is truly War’s greatest student, then now is the time to prove it!



WORLDS’ FINEST #15

WORLDS’ FINEST #15


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art and cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO On sale AUGUST 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Power Girl and Huntress find that a major player from Apokolips is stuck on Earth just like they are! How will their next move affect Earth 2?