written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS, SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV art by JIM CHEUNG, ALEX MALEEV and FRANCIS MANAPUL cover by GREG CAPULLO 1:100 Cheetah variant cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU 1:250 Lex Luthor variant cover by ALEX MALEEV 1:500 The Batman Who Laughs variant cover by JIM CHEUNG Evil is winning! Lex Luthor and The Legion of Doom conspire with Cosmic Gods, bending mankind toward a dark destiny. Elsewhere, the scourge of Leviathan spreads unchecked, seizing power in every corner of the world. And all the while the Batman Who Laughs busies himself in the shadows, aligned with no one—yet with sinister plans for all. The carnage starts here as the badguys take center stage in “The Year of the Villain,” the most treacherous event in DC Comics history. Some act with united goals, others with plans selfish and secret, every one of them on a monstrous collision course against Batman, Superman and the heroes of the DC Universe. And our heroes will fail us. Don’t miss the start of “The Year of the Villain,” featuring the talents of writers Brian Michael Bendis, Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV, artists Jim Cheung, Alex Maleev and Francis Manapul and cover artist Greg Capullo—all for just $0.25! ONE-SHOT | ON SALE 05.01.19 $0.25 US | 32 PAGES | FC | RATED T+ This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for details.