DC Comics Solicitations - On Sale Feb 2016
Written by JEFF PARKER Art by PAUL PELLETIER, SEAN PARSONS and others Cover by PAUL PELLETIER and SEAN PARSONS On sale MARCH 2 • 240 pg, FC, $17.99 US The Chimera has arrived to destroy the King of the Seven Seas, and Arthur may not be able to stop him! And with threat after threat demanding his attention, it’s fallen to Mera to hold Atlantis together. The conspirators hiding in the city’s shadows can’t hide forever—but can Mera get to them before Atlantis crumbles? Find out in these tales from AQUAMAN #32-40 and stories from SECRET ORIGINS #2 and 5!
Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by IVAN REIS Resolicit • On sale APRIL 20 • 272 pg, B&W, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $34.99 US Retailers: This title is resolicited. All previous orders are canceled. The prophecy of The Blackest Night descends in this new title collecting the best-selling BLACKEST NIGHT #0-8 and spotlighting the pencil artistry of Ivan Reis! Now, Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps lead DC’s champions into battle to save the universe from an army of Black Lanterns made up of the DCU’s deceased heroes and villains!
Written by MATTEO CASALI and BRIAN AZZARELLO Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI, JIM LEE, DIEGO LATORRE and GERALD PAREL Cover by JIM LEE On sale APRIL 13 • 144 pg, FC, $22.99 US The long-awaited 4-issue miniseries is collected in a new hardcover! The impossible has happened and Batman is on the verge of being taken down by an enemy he cannot defeat: a virus for which there is no cure! And the only hope for his salvation is The Joker! Who infected Batman, what does the Clown Prince of Crime know, and how will the Dark Knight get that information? Together, the enemies crisscross Europe, desperate to find answers before time runs out.
Written by DAN ABNETT Art by VICENTE CIFUENTES Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND Variant cover by NEAL ADAMS On sale FEBRUARY 24 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. In the aftermath of the Thule invasion, Aquaman must show the people of Atlantis that he was the target of a conspiracy and earn their trust once more. And no, it’s not going to be easy...
Written by BRENDEN FLETCHER Art by ANNIE WU and PIA GUERRA Cover by ANNIE WU On sale MARCH 2 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US After years as a crimefighter, Dinah Lance never imagined herself as a singer...but now she’d die to protect her new band of misfits and trouble magnets! Collects issues #1-7 of the red-hot new series, plus the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: BLUE BEETLE #2.
Written by DAN JURGENS Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG On sale MARCH 9 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US In these stories from the first six issues of the new series plus the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #2, Batman’s gotten himself caught in a POW camp where the enemy refuses to give up trying to crack the only “data source” he can’t access—the human mind! And this foe doesn’t care how many people he has to burn through to get there, including original Batgirl, Barbara Gordon! To make his great escape, Batman will have to take down both his greatest hero and a traitor to humanity! Don’t miss these tales from a dark tomorrow!
Written by CHUCK DIXON, ALAN GRANT, DOUG MOENCH Art by GRAHAM NOLAN, DAVE TAYLOR, JIM APARO, STAZ JOHNSON and others On sale MARCH 9 • 464 pg, FC, $34.99 US A deadly plague has struck Gotham City—and the infected only have 48 hours to live! Batman must race to find a cure in these stories from BATMAN: THE SHADOW OF THE BAT #48-49, BATMAN #529, DETECTIVE COMICS #695-696, AZRAEL #15-16, CATWOMAN #31-32 and ROBIN #27-28.
Written by JAMES TYNION IV, SCOTT SNYDER and others Art by various Cover by TONY S. DANIEL and SANDU FLOREA On sale MARCH 9 • 288 pg, FC, $29.99 US Not many years ago, Batman and Robin worked the most disturbing case of their crimefighting careers: bringing down the organization of the human trafficker known only as Mother. At the time, Dick Grayson did not understand the scope of that case, but now its darkest secrets are coming back to haunt him and everyone else who ever worked with Batman! Collects BATMAN AND ROBIN ETERNAL #1-12, plus the eight-page story from BATMAN: ENDGAME SPECIAL EDITION #1.
Written by DAVID F. WALKER Art by IVAN REIS, JOE PRADO, EDUARDO PANSICA, FELIPE WATANABE and others Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO On sale MARCH 23 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US In these tales from the first six issues of Vic Stone’s new series, plus the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: CRIME SYNDICATE #2, the machine that gives Cyborg his powers is evolving! The only problem is that machine is his body—and he has no idea what’s causing these changes!
Written by PAUL DINI and BRUCE TIMM Art and cover by BRUCE TIMM On sale MARCH 16 • 96 pg, B&W, $15.99 US DC Comics presents classic adventures in a whole new way: in black and white, on heavy stock suitable for coloring! This Eisner Award-winning tale told the origin of Harley Quinn, by the creative team that first introduced her in Batman: The Animated Series! Includes MAD LOVE, plus stories from BATMAN ADVENTURES ANNUAL #1 and BATMAN ADVENTURES HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1.
Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY On sale FEBRUARY 24 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 US In this debut issue, Batman battles evil with his son Damian at his side, as a figure emerges from Bruce Wayne’s past: His name is NoBody, and he’s not happy that Batman Incorporated is shining a light on his own shadowy war against evil. Reprinted at just $1.00 with pages from the DC ESSENTIALS CATALOGUE!
Written by MARK WAID Art and cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU and GERRY ALANGUILAN On sale FEBRUARY 10 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 US This opening chapter of SUPERMAN: BIRTHRIGHT looks at Jor-El’s struggles with the decision to send his infant son from the doomed planet of Krypton to Earth! Plus, witness the discoveries that set Kal-El on the path to becoming a legend! Reprinted at just $1.00 with pages from the DC ESSENTIALS CATALOGUE!
Written by JEPH LOEB Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS On sale MARCH 2 • 104 pg, B&W, $15.99 US DC Comics presents classic adventures in a whole new way: in black and white, on heavy stock suitable for coloring! This title collects the opening chapters of “Batman: Hush,” from BATMAN #608-611 and a story from Wizard #0, all featuring spectacular artwork by Jim Lee and Scott Williams!
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT Art by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE, LAURA BRAGA, MING DOYLE and others Cover by ANT LUCIA On sale MARCH 2 • 200 pg, FC, $16.99 US In these stories from issues #1-6 of the hit series, learn the story behind this alternate reality where the Second World War is fought by superpowered women on the front lines and behind the scenes! It all begins with the stories of Batwoman, Wonder Woman and Supergirl.
Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art and cover by SONNY LIEW On sale MARCH 23 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US You thought global warming was bad? Anubis, the Egyptian Lord of Dead, is preparing the flood to wash the world away. Standing in his way? An overwhelmed Brooklyn med student who’s been handed the helmet of Fate, without an instruction manual. This title collects the first seven issues of the acclaimed new series, plus the eight-page sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: AQUAMAN #2!
Written by DANIEL H. WILSON Art by JORGE JIMENEZ and ALISON BORGES Cover by JORGE JIMENEZ On sale MARCH 9 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US In the wake of their devastating war with Apokolips, 12 ships of survivors have a chance to rebuild Earth-2 on a twin planet—but the fight isn’t over. How will Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Hawkgirl and their allies rebuild an all-new society? Find out in these stories from EARTH 2: SOCIETY #1-6, plus the eight-page sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE LEAGUE #2!
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI Art by BILLY TAN, MARK IRWIN, ETHAN VAN SCIVER and others Cover by BILLY TAN On sale APRIL 20 • 208 pg, FC, $24.99 US A new chapter in Hal Jordan’s life begins as he becomes the universe’s most wanted outlaw! And what happens when Hal faces Black Hand in a duel unlike any you’ve seen before? Collects stories from GREEN LANTERN #41-46, ANNUAL #1 plus the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: THE ATOM #2.
Written by BECKY CLOONAN and BRENDEN FLETCHER Art by KARL KERSCHL, MINGJUE HELEN CHEN and others Cover by KARL KERSCHL On sale MARCH 16 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US Olive has received information that her mother might be alive—and now, she and her friends must investigate! Of course werewolves, ghosts, and new student Damian Wayne won’t make it easy! Collects issues #7-12 and the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: GREEN LANTERN CORPS #2.
Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art and cover by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI On sale MARCH 16 • 200 pg, FC, $17.99 US The Joker is back in these stories from BATMAN #35-40! For years, The Joker has regarded Batman with a sick, twisted love. But now, he’s out to kill Batman! The Joker returns to Gotham City with a deadlier agenda than ever before, using every tool at his disposal to finally kill the Dark Knight. That includes turning Batman’s allies against him in the bloodiest brawl that he’s ever had to survive.
Written by ED BRUBAKER and GREG RUCKA Art by MICHAEL LARK, STEFANO GAUDIANO, KANO and others Cover by MICHAEL LARK On sale MAY 4 • 968 pg, FC, $99.99 US Harvey Bullock, Maggie Sawyer, Renee Montoya and the GCPD are all that stands between order and chaos in Gotham City. It’s up to them to keep the world’s most dangerous criminals off the street, and also to clean up the mess left behind by Batman’s one-man war on crime. Now, the entire 40-issue run of GOTHAM CENTRAL is collected in a single hardcover.
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by STEPHANE ROUX Cover by AMANDA CONNER On sale MARCH 2 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US It’s a cosmic adventure beyond your wildest imaginings: Power Girl and Harley Quinn, stranded in a forgotten dimension, on the homeworld of the amorous warlord Vartox! They’ll sacrifice anything they have to in order to get home...except their dignity! Kidding! That’ll be the first thing to go. Collecting the 6-issue miniseries!
Written by TOM TAYLOR Art by BRUNO REDONDO, MIKE S. MILLER and others Video game art cover On sale MARCH 2 • 424 pg, FC, $24.99 US The first year of the acclaimed prequel to the video game Injustice: Gods Among Us is collected! The world is changed forever when Superman is tricked into destroying the thing he loves most. Now, the heroes of our world must decide if they are with Superman or against him.
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS Art and cover by HOWARD PORTER On sale MARCH 16 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US They may be the World’s Greatest Heroes, but with legions of foes gunning for them, can they stay alive long enough to see the year 3002? Find out in these stories from issues JL 3000 #14-15, JL 3001 #1-6, plus the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #2.
Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by IVAN REIS, DOUG MAHNKE, SCOTT KOLINS, JASON FABOK and others Cover by JASON FABOK On sale MARCH 9 • 256 pg, FC, $19.99 US In these tales from issues #30-39, a new roster led by Lex Luthor makes its debut, while the consequences of FOREVER EVIL must be dealt with. Plus: The Chief and the Doom Patrol are out to show the world that their leader is Luthor’s superior in every way!
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by DENIS MEDRI and PAOLO PANTALENA Cover by HOWARD PORTER On sale MARCH 30 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US After working for the mysterious Tara Battleworth as on-staff outlaws, Red Hood and Arsenal are branching out as freelance problem solvers, investigators, and butt-kicking specialists. But can they overcome the evil of the organization known as Underbelly? Collects RED HOOD/ARSENAL #1-6, plus the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: TITANS #2!
Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art by BRUNO REDONDO, MIKE S. MILLER and others Cover by HOWARD PORTER On sale APRIL 27 • 136 pg, FC, $22.99 US In these stories from issues #1-6, it’s the year of gods! Joining the insurgence against Superman, Zeus makes a bid for Earth, bringing the Amazonian Army into the fight. But who will Wonder Woman side with? And, how will Batman take advantage of all this godly interference?
Written by PETER J. TOMASI, FRANCIS MANAPUL and others Art by FERNANDO PASARIN, FRANCIS MANAPUL, SCOTT KOLINS and others Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale APRIL 20 • 200 pg, FC, $29.99 US The world’s greatest heroes have gained the powers of the New Gods—but how will they handle them? And how will this affect the winds of war? Find out in these stories from the JUSTICE LEAGUE: DARKSEID WAR one-shots starring Batman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Superman, Lex Luthor and Shazam!
Written by JERRY SIEGEL Art by JOE SHUSTER Cover by DARWYN COOKE On sale MARCH 16 • 384 pg, FC, $19.99 US The original tales of the Man of Tomorrow are collected in trade paperback from the pages ACTION COMICS #1-12, SUPERMAN #1-4 and WORLD’S FAIR COMICS #1. Written by Jerry Siegel and illustrated by Joe Shuster, this title includes the first appearances of Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen, and Superman’s alter ego Clark Kent, as well as the first use of his x-ray vision.
Written by TOM KING, RAY FAWKES, LEE BERMEJO, PATRICK GLEASON and others Art by various Cover by MIKEL JANIN On sale APRIL 13 • 256 pg, FC, $24.99 US In stories from ROBIN WAR #1-2, GRAYSON #15, DETECTIVE COMICS #47, WE ARE ROBIN #7, ROBIN: SON OF BATMAN #7, GOTHAM ACADEMY #13, RED HOOD/ARSENAL #7 and TEEN TITANS #15, it’s Robins vs. cops! Robins vs. Robins! Robins vs. Batman! Robins vs. the Court of Owls?! And the rise of The Jokers! Plus, Damian saves Gotham City—again!
Written by DAN JURGENS and others Art by DAN JURGENS, RICK BURCHETT and others Cover by DAN JURGENS and RICK BURCHETT On sale MARCH 23 • 412 pg, FC, $17.99 US In these 1990s tales from JLA #61-67 and JUSTICE LEAGUE SPECTACULAR #1, Superman convinces the team to aid his former foe, Maxima, in freeing her homeworld from a tyrant. Then, the JLA must rescue the Elongated Man and Sue Dibny from the Royal Flush Gang.
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO and RAY McCARTHY Cover by AMANDA CONNER On sale MARCH 23 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US Florida is so nice this time of year...the warm weather...the beach...and Starfire beating the crud out of the bad guys! Starfire picks up the pieces and finds her new home in the aftermath of the storm in these stories from issues #1-6 of her new series, plus the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: GREEN ARROW #2! But while our hero helps her community heal, a creature from the underworld emerges to threaten all she hopes to protect! What is this creature’s hidden motive? And why does it seem to get bigger every time Starfire punches it?
Written by MARK VERHEIDEN and JOE KELLY Art by KEVIN MAGUIRE, ETHAN VAN SCIVER, MATTHEW CLARK, PAT LEE and others Cover by ED McGUINNESS and DEXTER VINES On sale MARCH 30 • 296 pg, FC, $19.99 US In these stories from SUPERMAN/BATMAN #27-36 and ANNUAL #1, the Martian Manhunter attacks Batman! The Parasite and Titano return! Superman’s allegiances are tested in a story involving the Green Lantern Corps and more! Plus, a tale from the days before Superman and Batman were a team—and Deathstroke was gunning for Bruce Wayne!
Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by JIM LEE, SCOTT WILLIAMS and DUSTIN NGUYEN Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS Resolicit • On sale MARCH 2 • 352 pg, FC, $24.99 US Retailers: This title is resolicited. All previous orders are canceled. The entire nine-issue UNCHAINED series by the superstar team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Jim Lee is collected in trade paperback! When satellites start to fall from the sky, the big question is who stopped the last one from falling. Lex Luthor, Lois Lane, Batman, Wonder Woman, eco-terrorists, the U.S. Army and, most of all, the mysterious being known as Wraith all figure in this epic story from two of comics’ hottest talents!
Written by WILL PFEIFER Art by KENNETH ROCAFORT, FELIPE WATANABE, IAN CHURCHILL and others Cover by BENGAL On sale MARCH 9 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US Superboy has returned, but something’s wrong, and it’s up to the Teen Titans to find out what. On the run with Superboy, the Titans must uncover the truth behind the Boy of Steel’s crimes—or they all might end up serving time with their former teammate. Collects TEEN TITANS #8-12, ANNUAL #1, and the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: SUPERBOY AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #2
Written by LEE BERMEJO Art by JORGE CORONA and KHARY RANDOLPH Cover by LEE BERMEJO On sale MARCH 30 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US The teenagers of Gotham City have adopted the “R” and made it their own. A new Robin? No, hundreds of new Robins! The Boy Wonder has inspired a movement in Gotham, where different people of all creeds, colors, genders and religions have donned the “R” insignia to combat crime. But will this clean up the city...or make more trouble for everyone? Collecting WE ARE ROBIN #1-6 and the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: NEW TEEN TITANS #2!
Written by EVAN DORKIN, ALAN GRANT, and others Art by KEVIN O’NEILL, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, FRANK MILLER, DAVID MAZZUCCHELLI and others Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND On sale MARCH 30 • 296 pg, FC, $16.99 US Bat-Mite stars in this collection of misadventures with appearances by Superman, the Justice League of America and Superman’s equally magical—and annoying—foe, Mr. Mxyzptlk. Collects SUPERMAN AND BATMAN: WORLD’S FUNNEST #1, BATMAN: MITEFALL #1, WORLD’S FINEST #6, DETECTIVE COMICS #267 and more!
Written by GEORGE PEREZ Art by GEORGE PEREZ, CYNTHIA MARTIN, JILL THOMPSON and others Cover by GEORGE PEREZ On sale MARCH 23 • 304 pg, FC, $24.99 US When Zeus and his fellow Gods of Olympus go to war with other deities from across the heavens (and beyond), the heroes of the DC Universe are stuck in the middle. Teaming with Superman, Captain Marvel and others, Wonder Woman must stop a battle that could destroy the galaxy, and discover who is pulling the strings behind the scenes! Collects WAR OF THE GODS #1-4 and WONDER WOMAN #58-62!
Written by CHUCK DIXON Art by TOM LYLE, BOB SMITH and others Cover by MIKE ZECK On sale MARCH 16 • 360 pg, FC, $24.99 US As Tim Drake settles in as the new Robin, he must deal with the newly escaped Joker, and team up with the Huntress to face the power of the KGBeast. Collected from ROBIN II #1-4 and ROBIN III: CRY OF THE HUNTRESS #1-6!
Written by CULLEN BUNN Art by TREVOR McCARTHY, JESUS MERINO, ALEC MORGAN and others Cover by TREVOR McCARTHY On sale APRIL 20 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US Everything Aquaman knew begins to crumble around him as he becomes a fugitive from his own city. The Atlantis of old is waging war with Earth, and his wife wants him dead. Don’t miss these tales from AQUAMAN #41-48, plus the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: SUICIDE SQUAD #2!