DC Comics Solicitations - On Sale March 2014
Written by FRANK MILLER
Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Advance solicited • On sale JULY 2 • 256 pg, FC, 8.25” x 12.5”, $99.99 US
The smash-hit Batman epic by modern master Frank Miller (BATMAN: YEAR ONE, THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS) and artists extraordinaire Jim Lee and Scott Williams (BATMAN, SUPERMAN) is now collected in DC’s Absolute format, including issues #1-9! Lee and Miller join forces to tell a
new version of Dick Grayson’s origin in a high-octane tale that unfolds with guest appearances by Superman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Black Canary and more!
Written by JEFF PARKER, JEFF LEMIRE, MATT KINDT, DAN ABNETT, ANDY LANNING, ROB WILLIAMS and others
Art by CHRIS SAMNEE, JEFF LEMIRE, JOELLE JONES, STEPHEN SEGOVIA, PETE WOODS, CHRIS WESTON, PIA GUERRA and others
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
On sale APRIL 16 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Some of comics’ top creators take on the Man of Steel in this collection of stand-alone Superman stories from ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #1-5! Don’t miss the Man of Steel’s battles with Lex Luthor, Bizarro, Brainiac, Zod and more!
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by PAUL PELLETIER, SEAN PARSONS and ROB HUNTER
Cover by PAUL PELLETIER and SEAN PARSONS
On sale MAY 14 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Unfolding from the events of “THRONE OF ATLANTIS” comes a mystery that sends Aquaman to the ends of the Earth to solve an ancient murder – one that will reveal a horrific truth and threaten those closest to him today! Plus, as the Scavenger compiles more Atlantean weaponry and artifacts, Aquaman enlists the aid of The Others to help find one missing relic in the Southwestern United States before his enemies can get to it and possess untold power. Collecting AQUAMAN #17-19 and 21-25.
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM and ANDREW KREISBERG
Art by MIKE GRELL, ALLAN JEFFERSON, SERGIO SANDOVAL and others
On sale APRIL 30 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US
In these tales from ARROW #7-12, witness the origin of Deathstroke and the debut of TV’s Roy Harper! Don’t miss these tales that expand on the storylines from the hit TV series!
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by DANIEL SAMPERE, FERNANDO PASARIN, DERLIS SANTACRUZ, and others
Cover by ALEX GARNER
On sale MAY 21 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US
In these tales from BATGIRL #19-25 and BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #23.1: VENTRILOQUIST and Batgirl struggles to continue fighting crime after the death of her brother, James, Jr. With her relationships with both Batman and her father strained, Batgirl must face one of Batman’s most ruthless villains: The Ventriloquist.
Written by ADAM BEECHEN
Art by PETER NGUYEN, CRAIG YEUNG, NORM BREYFOGLE, ADAM ARCHER and ANNIE WU
Cover by ANNIE WU • On sale APRIL 2 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Terry McGinnis and Bruce Wayne are the sworn protectors of Neo-Gotham. But a new hero is in town, one that has caught the attention of Commissioner Barbara Gordon: Batgirl! What role will this new vigilante she play in Neo-Gotham? Plus, Terry McGinnis faces a familiar foe and teams with the Metal Men in these stories from BATMAN BEYOND Digital Chapters #19-29 and BATMAN BEYOND (1999) #1-2.
Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
Art by GREG CAPULLO, DANNY MIKI, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE and others
Cover by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI
On sale MAY 7 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US
The second arc of BATMAN: ZERO YEAR is collected as the New 52 origin of The Dark Knight delves into Bruce Wayne’s past with the Red Hood Gang and his run-ins with aspiring District Attorney Harvey Dent! You won’t want to miss the moment that Bruce becomes Batman! This new hardcover collects BATMAN #21-24.
Written by KEITH GIFFEN, TONY BEDARD and PAUL KUPPERBERG
Art by DEXTER SOY, CURT SWAN and MIKE DeCARLO
Cover by ED BENES
On sale APRIL 23 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US
When He-Man and friends go in search of Skeletor on Earth, they find themselves at odds with the heroes of the DC Universe! Can these heroes stop Skeletor and his mysterious new master? Collects the six-issue miniseries plus DC COMICS PRESENTS #47.
Written by ANDREW HELFER and GERRY CONWAY
Art by JOSE LUIS
GARCIA-LOPEZ, KEVIN MAGUIRE, KEITH GIFFEN and others
Cover by JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ
On sale APRIL 23 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US
This new DEADMAN collection features the four-issue miniseries from 1986, plus CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN #85-87 and a story from SECRET ORIGINS #15, with appearances by Swamp Thing, Batman, the Challengers and more!
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by NICOLA SCOTT, TREVOR SCOTT and others
Cover by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT
On sale APRIL 9 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US
In these stories from EARTH 2 #0 and 7-12 and a story from DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #0, the World Army has begun rounding up the Super Heroes of Earth 2, but for what dark purpose? In an attempt to avoid capture, Dr. Fate and Kid Flash find themselves in the magical realm of Nabu, and Wotan seeks Dr. Fate’s assistance...
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by J.G. JONES, DOUG MAHNKE, LEE GARBETT and others
Cover by J.G. JONES
On sale APRIL 16 • 352 pg, FC, $19.99 US
The mind-blowing miniseries is back in an expanded trade paperback collecting FINAL CRISIS #1-7, FINAL CRISIS: SUBMIT #1, FINAL CRISIS: SUPERMAN BEYOND #1-2, DC UNIVERSE #0, BATMAN #682-683 and pages from ABSOLUTE FINAL CRISIS! What happens when evil wins? Superman, Batman and the Justice League must face this reality when Darkseid and his followers win the war between light and dark!
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by DOUG MAHNKE and others
Cover by DOUG MAHNKE and MARK IRWIN
On sale APRIL 23 • 264 pg, FC, $19.99 US
The mysterious Third Army has risen across the cosmos like a plague, destroying everything in its path, and Hal Jordan and Sinestro are nowhere to be found. Now Simon Baz must clear his name and become the hero the Corps needs in these stories from GREEN LANTERN #0 and 13-20, the finale of Geoff John’s historic run on the series.
Written by GEOFF JOHNS, DAVID GOYER, JAMES ROBINSON, MARK WAID, MICHAEL CHABON, DARWYN COOKE, HOWARD CHAYKIN and others
Art by STEPHEN SADOWSKI, CARLOS PACHECO, RAGS MORALES, JAVIER SALTARES, MICHAEL LARK, PETER SNEJBJERG, AARON LOPRESTI, HOWARD CHAYKIN, DARWYN COOKE and others
Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
On sale MAY 14 • 1,224 pg, FC, $125.00 US
The start of Geoff Johns’s amazing run on JSA is collected in this massive hardcover that reintroduces the world’s first super team to the modern-day DC Universe! Collected here are JSA #1-25, JSA ANNUAL #1, JSA SECRET FILES #2, JLA/JSA: VIRTUE AND VICE, JSA: OUR WORLDS AT WAR #1, JLA/JSA SECRET FILES #1, SECRET ORIGINS OF SUPER VILLAINS #1, JSA ALL STARS #1-8, ALL STAR COMICS #1-2, ALL AMERICAN COMICS #1, ADVENTURE COMICS #1, ADVENTURE COMICS #1, NATIONAL COMICS #1, SENSATION COMICS #1, SMASH COMICS #1, STAR SPANGLED COMICS #1 and THRILLING COMICS #1!
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by IVAN REIS, JOE PRADO, PAUL PELLETIER and others
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale APRIL 2 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US
In this sea-splashed epic from JUSTICE LEAGUE #13-17 and AQUAMAN #15-16, Ocean Master leads the undersea forces in an attack on the United States! The Justice League must turn back the tide, but how can they save the world from annihilation?
Written by ALES KOT, MATT KINDT
Art by PATRICK ZIRCHER, RICK
LEONARDI, SAMI BASRI, CARMEN CARNERO, NEIL GOOGE and others
Cover by JASON PEARSON • On sale APRIL 30 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
The team returns to Belle Reve to lick their wounds and bury their dead – and to meet Task Force X’s new leader, who plans to make them even deadlier than before. Collecting issues #20-23, plus JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #7.1: DEADSHOT and DETECTIVE COMICS #23.2: HARLEY QUINN.
Written by JEPH LOEB
Art by ED McGUINNESS, DEXTER VINES, PAT LEE and MICHAEL TURNER
Cover by ED McGUINNESS and DEXTER VINES
On sale APRIL 30 • 336 pg, FC, $19.99 US
In this new edition from issues #1-13 of the hit series, Superman and Batman unite when Lex Luthor assembles a team of powerhouse heroes to bring Superman in dead or alive. Then, prepare for the arrival of Supergirl! Can Darkseid recruit her into doing his bidding?
Written by MARK MILLAR
Art by DAVE JOHNSON, KILIAN PLUNKETT, ANDREW ROBINSON and others
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
On sale APRIL 2 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US
DC’s classic 3-issue epic is back in this new trade paperback. In this tale of Cold War paranoia, the spaceship carrying the infant Superman lands in the 1950s Soviet Union, where he grows up to become a symbol of Soviet power.
Written by GARDNER FOX and others
Art by CARMINE INFANTINO and others
Cover by CARMINE INFANTINO and MURPHY ANDERSON
On sale MAY 28 • 520 pg, FC, $49.99 US
The “new look” Batman made his debut in 1964, and featured artwork by Carmine Infantino’s powerful design sense in these stories from 21 issues of DETECTIVE COMICS, plus THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #172, 183, 190 and 194, DC COMICS PRESENTS: BATMAN #1 and more!
Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYER
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
On sale APRIL 16 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US
When four teen trillionaires join forces, nothing is impossible. But as these wealthy teens decide that their future is in super heroics, can anything stop them from achieving their goal? Find out in these stories from issues #1-8!
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, PETER J. TOMASI, JOHN LAYMAN and others
Art by GREG CAPULLO, PATRICK GLEASON, JASON FABOK and others
Cover by GREG CAPULLO • On sale APRIL 16 • 456 pg, FC, $24.99 US
The Joker makes his horrifying return in these tales from BATMAN #17, CATWOMAN #13-14, BATGIRL #14-16, BATMAN AND ROBIN #15-17, NIGHTWING #15-16, DETECTIVE COMICS #16-17, RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #15-16 and TEEN TITANS #15, plus pages from BATMAN #13, BATGIRL #13, NIGHTWING #14, RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #13-14, SUICIDE SQUAD #14-15 and TEEN TITANS #14 and 16.