DC Comics Solicitations for April 2016
HARLEY QUINN AND HER GANG OF HARLEYS #1 Written by FRANK TIERI and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by MAURICET Cover by AMANDA CONNER 1:25 Variant cover by MAURICET On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Straight from the pages of HARLEY QUINN comes the story of her strange new army of assistants, the Gang of Harleys! In this new miniseries, they’ve been on the job for just a few months, and the Gang is ready to stand up and show what they can do without Harley…and they just might have to, because Harley’s been kidnapped! The Gang’s homes, their loved ones—they’re all in danger from a strange new villain with a very personal grudge against Harley!
HARLEY QUINN AND THE SUICIDE SQUAD APRIL FOOL’S SPECIAL #1 Written by ROB WILLIAMS Art by JIM LEE, SCOTT WILLIAMS and SEAN “CHEEKS” GALLOWAY Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS Variant cover by SEAN “CHEEKS” GALLOWAY Blank variant cover 1:50 B&W Sketch variant cover by JIM LEE ONE-SHOT • On sale APRIL 6 • 40 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for details. Dr. Harleen Frances Quinzel, M.D., welcomes you to Evil Anonymous, the support group for super villains in need; where no problem is too insane or homicidal, and where discretion is assured as only a clown princess of crime can—which is to say, not at all. But when Harley Quinn starts using her patients’ own evil schemes against them, it turns out that a much bigger, far more dangerous, and truly life-altering joke is being played on her.
BLOODLINES #1 “HOSTILE TAKEOVER” Written by J.T. KRUL Art and cover by V. KEN MARION 1:25 variant cover by JILL THOMPSON On sale APRIL 6 • 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. When a meteor crashes to Earth, bringing with it an unspeakable alien presence that terrorizes a nearby small town, the lucky ones die first. As for the rest, they find themselves locked in a hellish struggle for control of their bodies and their minds. This isn’t just an invasion. It’s an infestation. What would you do if the greatest threat to humanity was hidden away inside you? Award-winning writer J.T. Krul (Teen Titans, Green Arrow, Jirni) and superstar-in-the-making V. Ken Marion (All New Soulfire, Jirni) bring you their dark and horrifying science-fiction epic about tortured souls who are cursed to a fate worse than death…much worse.
DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE #5 Written by FRANK MILLER and BRIAN AZZARELLO Art by ANDY KUBERT and KLAUS JANSON Minicomic art by TBD Cover by ANDY KUBERT 1:10 Robin variant cover by KARL KERSCHL 1:25 variant cover by KLAUS JANSON 1:50 variant cover by TBD 1:100 variant cover by FRANK MILLER 1:500 variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS On sale APRIL 20 32-pg comic: 6.375” x 10.1875” 16-page minicomic: 5.5” x 8.5” FC, 5 of 8, $5.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with six covers. Please see the order form for more information. Batman and Robin prepare for war with the Master Race, and an ally returns from an unlikely place…
DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE #5 COLLECTOR’S EDITION Written by FRANK MILLER and BRIAN AZZARELLO Art by ANDY KUBERT, KLAUS JANSON and others Sketch cover by JIM LEE On sale MAY 4 • 40 pg, FC, 4 of 8, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $12.99 US This oversized paper-over-boards COLLECTOR’S EDITION features both stories from DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE #5 at the same size, with a cover that’s a pencils-only version of Jim Lee’s 1:500 variant for DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE #5.
JUSTICE LEAGUE #50 Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by JASON FABOK Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and SCOTT HANNA On sale APRIL 20 • 48 pg, FC, $5.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. This is it!! The massive, 48-page conclusion to the critically-acclaimed “DARKSEID WAR” can hardly be contained between two covers! Don’t miss the final fates of the world’s greatest heroes and villains, along with world-changing revelations for Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman. It doesn’t get bigger than this as DC’s monthly super hero event comic sets the stage for the next year and beyond!
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #10 Written by BRYAN HITCH Art by BRYAN HITCH and DANIEL HENRIQUES Cover by BRYAN HITCH Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and DANNY MIKI On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. The League members in the ancient past catch up with those in the present, and the whole future is at stake! The League thought they had beaten Rao, at great personal cost, but his final solution for the people of Earth is far more than even The League can stand against.
AQUAMAN #51 Written by DAN ABNETT Art by VICENTE CIFUENTES and JOHN DELL Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and DANNY MIKI On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. In order to solve the mystery of the rage-monster Dead Water, Aquaman must turn to the only person with any answers: the notorious Scavenger!
BLACK CANARY #11 Written by BRENDEN FLETCHER Art by SANDY JARRELL Cover by ANNIE WU On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The true scope of what Dinah’s up against stands revealed—and it’s an infernal evil that’s out of this world! What did this sinister presence do to Dinah’s missing mother…and what horrible bargain has the mysterious white ninja made with it? CONSTANTINE: THE HELLBLAZER #11 Written by MING DOYLE and JAMES TYNION IV Art and cover by RILEY ROSSMO On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Neron’s hostile takeover of New York City has left thousands of magical folk homeless, including John Constantine! But just when the Hellblazer has resolved himself to life as a refugee in Los Angeles, a relentless supernatural force attempts to compel him out of the City of Angels and back into the fight: Boston Brand, a.k.a. Deadman!
LEGENDS OF TOMORROW #2 Cover by LIAM SHARP On sale APRIL 13 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US • RATED T FIRESTORM Written by GERRY CONWAY Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and ROB HUNTER Multiplex is back—but Jason is in a coma and in critical condition. If Professor Stein is right, finding Multiplex could save Jason—if Stein and Ronnie can fuse together to become Firestorm! METAL MEN Written by LEN WEIN Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and TREVOR SCOTT The government wants them destroyed. The mysterious hacker called Nameless wants to experiment on them. But Doctor Will Magnus just wants to keep them safe. Someone is going to get what they want…the question is: who? METAMORPHO Written by AARON LOPRESTI Art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT BANNING Metamorpho and Sapphire are free of Simon Stagg’s control—but can they reach the Pyramid of Ak-Ton and discover the secret of the Orb of Ra before Kanjar Ro hunts them down? SUGAR & SPIKE Written by KEITH GIFFEN Art by BILQUIS EVELY Grab your flip-flops and sunscreen—Sugar & Spike are going to Superman Island, a tropical resort shaped like the Man of Steel! Their mission? Stop a group of land developers from uncovering the embarrassing and dangerous Kryptonian secret buried beneath the beach!
CYBORG #10 Written by DAVID F. WALKER Art by FELIPE WATANABE and ALBERT OCLAIR Cover by GUILLEM MARCH Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and DANNY MIKI On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. The government has confiscated Cyborg’s technology by imprisoning him. But they have no idea just how powerful Vic Stone has become—and neither does Cyborg himself! New abilities are revealed as Vic makes the prison break of the century! But even with his newfound powers, can he stop what’s going to happen next?!
DEATHSTROKE #17 Written by JAMES BONNY Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and SCOTT HANNA On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Deathstroke has reached the end of the gauntlet on the road to save his daughter, but after battling everyone from the Suicide Squad to Red Hood, will he be able to save himself? As Ra’s al Ghul and Lawman enter the fray, Slade Wilson’s life will never be the same…
DOCTOR FATE #11 Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art and cover by SONNY LIEW On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The emperor Julius Caesar has reached out from beyond the grave to resume his campaign against the Egyptian people, and only the young Doctor Fate can protect his ancestral homeland from the ghost of its former conqueror.
EARTH 2: SOCIETY #11 Written by DAN ABNETT Art and cover by JORGE JIMENEZ On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Green Lantern learns that even a god can sometimes be powerless in the face of ordinary men. With the new world escalating toward war, Batman, Red Arrow and Ted Grant confront the double menace of Hourman and The Mist. Meanwhile, in distant Amazonia, Hawkgirl learns the dark and dreadful secret of the Amazon nation! Action, adventure and power-plays on a global scale!
THE FLASH #51 Written by ROBERT VENDITTI and VAN JENSEN Art by JESUS MERINO Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and DANNY MIKI On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. The Flash’s world is in utter chaos: he’s wanted by the police, headed by his adoptive father. His enemies, The Rogues, have been deputized to take him in. And it couldn’t be a worse time for The Riddler to stake his claim as the most dangerous man in Central City!
GREEN ARROW #51 Written by BENJAMIN PERCY Art by SZYMON KUDRANSKI Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and SCOTT HANNA On sale APRIL 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. In war-torn Africa, Green Arrow and Deathstroke are both hunting for the same man—Doctor Miracle—whose blood cures any disease. They’re battling not only each other, but also a militant group known as The Whites. There is no deadlier foe than the world’s greatest assassin, and against his blade Green Arrow may have met his end.
JUSTICE LEAGUE 3001 #11 Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS Art and cover by SCOTT KOLINS On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Now that the Justice League is aware of Lady Styx’s ultimate plan, the team is forced to stand its ground to save the human race from extinction. Little do they know that Eclipso is hot on their tails! Plus, the Justice League may have a traitor in its midst.
THE OMEGA MEN #11 Written by TOM KING Art by BARNABY BAGENDA Cover by TREVOR HUTCHISON On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Crippled and desperate after their brutal defeat on Karna, the Citadel brings an all-out war to the Omega Men as the team attempts to unify all the worlds of Vega in a last stand against their conquerors.
RED HOOD/ARSENAL #11 Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by JAVIER FERNANDEZ Cover by LEONARDO MANCO Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and KLAUS JANSON On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. Business is booming for Red Hood and Arsenal! With a major win in their column, Jason and Roy have finally gotten the respect they deserve—but what will “going legitimate” mean for Joker’s Daughter? Skeletons from the closet emerge in “Dancing with the Devil” part two!
MIDNIGHTER #11 Written by STEVE ORLANDO Art by ACO and HUGO PETRUS Cover by ACO On sale APRIL 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ At last, it’s the moment we’ve all been waiting for: Apollo returns! Midnighter’s caught in the crossfire between the Suicide Squad and Spyral—now he must team up with his ex to stop Henry Bendix from creating a monster!
MARTIAN MANHUNTER #11 Written by ROB WILLIAMS Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and • EBER FERREIRA Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and KLAUS JANSON On sale APRIL 20 • 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 hero falls when the tyrant Ma’alefa’ak seizes upon the spirit of Mars itself in a last, desperate effort to escape the dying planet and conquer Earth, and not even the power of J’onn J’onzz may be able to save the people of two worlds from annihilation.
STARFIRE #11 Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by ELSA CHARRETIER Cover by AMANDA CONNER Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and SCOTT HANNA On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. Starfire’s underground adventure continues as she, Atlee and Stella find themselves all shook up in the kingdom of Strata, where they form bonds before heading back to Key West—where things have gotten a little…weird.
NEW SUICIDE SQUAD #19 Written by TIM SEELEY Art and cover by JUAN FERREYRA On sale APRIL 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ The Suicide Squad’s freedom proves to be short-lived when their liberators are revealed to be none other than the Fist of Cain, the insane, ultra-violent death cult for whom murdering famous super-villains would be a thrilling path to glory. Harley Quinn and Deadshot fight for their lives while Amanda Waller and Captain Boomerang decide whether they even want to save these most bitter rivals!
SUICIDE SQUAD MOST WANTED: DEADSHOT/KATANA #4 Written by MIKE W. BARR and BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art by DIOGENES NEVES, VIKTOR BOGDANOVIC and RICHARD FRIEND Cover by CARY NORD On sale APRIL 27 • 48 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $4.99 US • RATED T Kobra has taken advantage of Katana and the Suicide Squad’s attack on his base to assault the capital and imprison Prince Brion of Markovia! As king, he can set his endgame into motion…but Katana is sure that he’s playing a double game! And in “Deadshot,” Floyd Lawton is out—and Will Evans is in! But how will Harley Quinn, Captain Boomerang and the rest of the Squad respond to the new Deadshot? And is this truly the end of Floyd Lawton’s story?
TEEN TITANS #19 Written by GREG PAK Art by IAN CHURCHILL and NORM RAPMUND Cover by IAN CHURCHILL Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and DANNY MIKI On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. Life got confusing enough for the Teen Titans when Cassie Sandsmark discovered her true heritage. But now, the DC Universe’s greatest demigoddesses clash over the fate of Cassie’s soul! Don’t miss the shocking conclusion to “Who Is Wonder Girl”—and discover whether Cassie will walk with the gods…or stand with the Titans! Guest-starring Wonder Woman!
SECRET SIX #13 Written by GAIL SIMONE Art by DALE EAGLESHAM Cover by LIAM SHARP On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ The League of Assassins presses in on Strix and threatens to kill her friends in the Secret Six if she doesn’t cooperate. She is then confronted by twisted replicas of her teammates, who she must face in combat one at a time. If she is beaten by any of them, the corresponding real member of the Six will be killed. Disoriented and alone, what chance does she—or her teammates—have to survive?
TITANS HUNT #7 Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by PAULO SIQUEIRA Cover by ED BENES Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and SCOTT HANNA On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, 7 of 8, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. The Titans have found Mr. Twister…and that’s exactly what he wanted! As they deal with the danger he represents, it seems like someone else is hunting for the Titans…and that person is a deadly threat, too! Plus, a new Titan enters the fray!
SWAMP THING #4 Written by LEN WEIN Art and cover by KELLEY JONES On sale APRIL 6 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T Alec Holland tries to help a friend learn the ways of the Green, but is he the same person Alec remembers? Could something far more sinister than dark magic be looming?
WONDER WOMAN #51 Written by MEREDITH FINCH Art by MIGUEL MENDONÇA Cover by DAVID FINCH Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and SCOTT HANNA On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Wonder Woman returns to Paradise Island and the Tartarus Pit in her quest to save baby Zeke. But as she betrays those she loves in her struggle to save Olympus, she slips closer to an abyss in which she may lose Wonder Woman entirely!
SUPERMAN #51 Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by MIKEL JANIN Cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and KLAUS JANSON Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and DANNY MIKI On sale APRIL 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. It’s the start of a new chapter in the Man of Steel’s life that will change everything you know as the epic eight-part “Super League,” all written by Peter J. Tomasi, spans BATMAN/SUPERMAN, SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN and ACTION COMICS in April and May! His time without powers made Kal-El realize that the world is in need of more protectors…more super-powered beings like himself. But where will he find such beings?
BATMAN/SUPERMAN #31 Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by DOUG MAHNKE and JAIME MENDOZA Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and KLAUS JANSON On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. In part two of “Super League,” Superman enlists Batman’s aid in seeking out people that can help form his new super-league. A shocking discovery is made about a new super-being no one knew existed, and something is beginning to stalk Superman…
ACTION COMICS #51 Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by FERNANDO PASARIN Cover by KARL KERSCHL Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and KLAUS JANSON On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. Superman is shocked to learn that Kara has been missing for some time as part three of “Super League” begins! Now, with Batman’s help, Kal-El is on his cousin’s trail—but he can’t believe where it’s leading him and who she has joined!
SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #28 Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by ED BENES Cover by PAUL RENAUD Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and SCOTT HANNA On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. In part four of “Super League,” Wonder Woman and Superman encounter the being that was discovered in BATMAN/SUPERMAN #31. But will this person be Superman’s savior—or destroyer? And what is Ulysses’s role in all of this?
SUPERMAN: LOIS AND CLARK #7 Written by DAN JURGENS Art and cover by LEE WEEKS Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and DANNY MIKI On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. The cosmic menace of Hyanthis hits Earth—and this Superman may not be enough to stop her from obtaining the power of the Oblivion Stone. And is Jon starting to manifest superpowers of his own?
SUPERMAN: THE COMING OF THE SUPERMEN #3 Written by NEAL ADAMS Art and cover by NEAL ADAMS On sale APRIL 6 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T As Superman tries to find answers as to why Darkseid’s son, Kalibak, has kidnapped a young Middle-Eastern boy and his dog, three other Kryptonians have come to watch over Earth. Meanwhile, the planet Nibiru, which became New Krypton for the liberated Kandorians, is preparing to host Darkseid as he attempts to subjugate their world to make it his New Apokolips.
SUPERMAN: AMERICAN ALIEN #6 Written by MAX LANDIS Art by JONATHAN CASE Cover by RYAN SOOK 1:25 Variant cover by JONATHAN CASE On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 7, $3.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. Pete Ross and Kenny Braverman take a trip to Metropolis to catch up with their old friend Clark Kent, only to find that the “Superman” phenomenon has taken the city by storm! As Clark’s alter ego grows more famous, so do Pete’s concerns, and the rising tensions between the two friends inadvertently result in an epic encounter of an extraterrestrial nature!
BATMAN #51 Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art and cover by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and KLAUS JANSON On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Batman has battled everything from the Court of Owls to Mr. Bloom to the Joker, but how does he handle a quiet night in Gotham City…?
DETECTIVE COMICS #51 Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by FERNANDO PASARIN Cover by GUILLEM MARCH Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and SCOTT HANNA On sale APRIL 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. When Jim Gordon gets a call from his old Marine Corps friends, he sets off to their base to investigate a potential crime—and he’s bringing his Batman suit along, just in case.
BATGIRL #51 Written by BRENDEN FLETCHER Art by ELEANOR CARLINI Cover by BABS TARR On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T After the events of issue #50, Barbara Gordon is at a crossroads in her life—will new horizons beckon her away from her home in Burnside?
CATWOMAN #51 Written by FRANK TIERI Art by INAKI MIRANDA Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ The Faceless Mask is an ancient and essential part of the history of the False Face Society…as well as the history of both Gotham City and Selina Kyle! So when the artifact resurfaces in the present day after countless generations, will a piece of Catwoman’s past long believed to be gone return with it?
GRAYSON #19 Written by JACKSON LANNING and COLLIN KELLY Art by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO Cover by MIKEL JANIN Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and DANNY MIKI On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. It’s the ultimate spy showdown! Civil war has broken out at Spyral, with Dick Grayson stuck in the middle. When true allegiances are revealed, which agents will be left standing—if any? BATMAN BEYOND #11 Written by DAN JURGENS Art by BERNARD CHANG Cover by PHILIP TAN On sale APRIL 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Growing tensions between the citizens and refugees of Neo-Gotham have finally erupted into full-on revolt! The city’s in disarray and Batman’s fighting for his life—not just against the Splicers of Metropolis, but against the Justice League itself! A new power and a new ally will be key if Batman is to have any hope of leading both cities to the freedom they seek in this new world.
POISON IVY: CYCLE OF LIFE AND DEATH #4 Written by AMY CHU Art and cover by CLAY MANN On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T Catwoman and Poison Ivy—reunited! As the body count rises at the Gotham Botanical Gardens labs, Ivy needs Selina’s help to solve the puzzle…a mystery that seems to involve Ivy’s blossoming children!
HARLEY’S LITTLE BLACK BOOK #3 Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER Cover by AMANDA CONNER 1:25 Variant cover by JOSEPH MICHAEL LINSNER On sale APRIL 20 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. The most ghost-filled mansion on Coney Island has been demolished—and unfortunately, every one of its spirits has decided that Harley’s hacienda is the hot new hangout to haunt! It sure is convenient, then, that Zatanna is currently booked at Big Tony’s cabaret show! It’s up to Harley and Zatanna to convince all of those ghosts to move on to the next world…but if you think Harley’s got problems now, just wait until you see the ectoplasmic baggage these specters are packing!
HARLEY QUINN #27 Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by JOHN TIMMS Cover by AMANDA CONNER Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and KLAUS JANSON 1:25 Variant cover by AMANDA CONNER On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. Harley’s known for her even temperament and economy of language—oh, we can’t even finish that sentence. Let’s face it: she’s crazy, and she talks too much. So what happens when she discovers a nemesis even more insane and more hyper-loquacious? It’s Harley vs. the unbelievable Redtool!
GOTHAM ACADEMY #17 Written by BRENDEN FLETCHER, FAITH ERIN HICKS, MICHAEL DIALYNAS and DAVID PETERSON Art by ADAM ARCHER, FAITH ERIN HICKS, MICHAEL DIALYNIS, DAVID PETERSON and COLLEEN COOVER Cover by MINGJUE HELEN CHEN On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T It’s the final chapter of “Yearbook”! Maps and Olive now have the entire gang involved in putting together the perfect yearbook—but which story will come out on top? With art and story by Eisner Award winners Faith Erin Hicks (Adventures of Superhero Girl), David Petersen (Mouse Guard), and Michael Dialynas (The Woods)!
ROBIN, SON OF BATMAN #11 Written by RAY FAWKES Art by RAMON BACHS Cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and KLAUS JANSON On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. Robin, Maya and Goliath must team up with an old foe to recover a relic from Damian’s past and keep the forces of evil at bay!
WE ARE ROBIN #11 Written by LEE BERMEJO Art by JORGE CORONA Cover by LEE BERMEJO Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and DANNY MIKI On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Gotham City may be a place of violence, but it is also a place of heroes. With Smiley and the Jokers trying to take away everything the Robins hold dear, now’s the time for them demonstrate their value to their city—and to each other.
GREEN LANTERN #51 Written by ROBERT VENDITTI Art and cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and KLAUS JANSON On sale APRIL 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. Who—or what—are the Gray Agents? They’re deadly and determined—and they’ve captured Trapper, Virgo and Darlene the ship in order to track down Hal. And that’s just the start of their campaign to set themselves up as the new law in the universe! Pity anyone who gets in their way. The first of a two-part story that will usher in a new era for Hal Jordan.
SINESTRO #22 Written by CULLEN BUNN Art and cover by BRAD WALKER and ANDREW HENNESSY Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR and KLAUS JANSON On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. The Sinestro Corps has a new leader…and a new set of problems! As Soranik Natu takes control of the most powerful police force in the universe, she discovers that walking in her father’s footsteps is no easy feat! With her every decision being second-guessed by those who follow her, will she lose control of the Yellow Lanterns?
GREEN LANTERN CORPS: EDGE OF OBLIVION #4 Written by TOM TAYLOR Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T Can Guy Gardner’s strike team fight back against the cruel Marniel and her zealots? Or will they be overwhelmed and imprisoned? You won’t want to miss what happens when Guy Gardner ends up in chains!
BATMAN ‘66 MEETS THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. #5 Written by JEFF PARKER Art by DAVID HAHN and KARL KESEL Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST Batman and the agents of U.N.C.L.E. have pulled out every trick and invention at their disposal to combat the Magpie’s plans for world domination. But are they prepared for the grandest scheme yet—an open invitation for them to join and take control of T.H.R.U.S.H.?! BATMAN and all related characters and elements are ™ and © DC Comics. THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. and all related characters and elements are © and ™ Turner Entertainment Co. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
BATMAN/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #5 Written by JAMES TYNION IV Art and cover by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II 1:50 Variant cover by KEVIN EASTMAN On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. While Shredder enters an uneasy alliance with a deadly new partner, Casey Jones is arrested by the GCPD. At the same time, a crisis breaks out at Arkham Asylum, which is bound to keep both Batman and the Turtles busy. Meanwhile, a certain young resident of Wayne Manor returns home to find a new, green occupant in his room. Co-published with IDW. BATMAN and all related characters and elements are ™ and © DC Comics. © 2015 Viacom International Inc. All Rights Reserved. TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. Based on characters created by Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman.
INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US: YEAR FIVE #7 Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art by MIKE S. MILLER Cover by DAVID YARDIN On sale APRIL 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ DIGITAL FIRST Catwoman’s departure from the insurgency seems complete as she returns to her life of crime. Harley decides to join her for a bit of fun. But things turn grim as they run into Damian, who is undergoing a transformation himself…into the new Nightwing!
INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US: YEAR FIVE #8 Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art by BRUNO REDONDO, MIKE S. MILLER and JUAN ALBARRAN Cover by DAVID YARDIN On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ DIGITAL FIRST Harley confronts a gathering of rebellion-minded Joker devotees in one of the late criminal’s old hideouts and doesn’t know quite what to make of them. Batwoman tries to break things up. And just when it looks like things are under control, tragedy strikes.
DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS #11 Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT Art by ELIZABETH TORQUE and MIRKA ANDOLFO Cover by ANT LUCIA On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST The first of a two-part epic finale to the first year of the war! Tenebrus unleashes an undead army upon London as the Battle of Britain begins, and Amanda Waller’s Bombshells are united at last. But will even the combined might of Wonder Woman, Supergirl, Batwoman, Stargirl, Aquawoman, Dr. Light and Big Barda be enough to protect a city under siege? Or will one of the Bombshells be called upon to make the ultimate sacrifice?
This issue’s cover joins with the cover to issue #12 to make one big image!
THE LEGEND OF WONDER WOMAN #4 Written by RENAE DE LIZ Art by RENAE DE LIZ and RAY DILLON Cover by RENAE DE LIZ On sale APRIL 13 • 40 pg, FC, 4 of 9, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST The seas have extracted a harsh price for Diana’s rescue of the outsider, casting her adrift upon the shores of Man’s World! A kind woman introduces her to this strange new home, and a new friend bolsters her confidence, but throughout the early days of her adventure, strange dreams of violence plague her nights.
LOONEY TUNES #230 Written by SHOLLY FISCH Art and cover by DAVE ALVAREZ On sale APRIL 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E Wabbit season! Duck season! Wabbit season! Insurance season? Salesman Daffy Duck accidentally sells insurance to an accident-prone Elmer Fudd, so when Bugs Bunny shows up during Elmer’s wabbit hunting trip, Daffy will have to throw himself in front of exploding TNT and falling anvils…if he doesn’t want to go bankrupt, that is!
SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #68 Written by SHOLLY FISCH Art by WALTER CARZON and HORACIO OTTOLINI Cover by SCOTT GROSS On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E A figure skating competition is unexpectedly put on ice when it’s interrupted—by the Abominable Snowman! Who’s behind it? The washed-up former champion? The front-runner’s rival? To solve the mystery, Scooby and Shaggy will have to take to the ice themselves. Let’s just hope they remember their skates…
TEEN TITANS GO! #15 Written by HEATHER NUHFER, PAUL MORRISSEY and MERRILL HAGAN Art by MARCELO DI CHIARA and JEREMY LAWSON Cover by DAN HIPP On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST Raven and Cyborg create a pair of spooky-looking leggings from a pattern in one of Raven’s arcane books. But Robin’s in for quite the fright when he tries on these “Scaredy Pants”! Then, when Titans East instigates a friendly softball outing, Robin sees a vast conspiracy by Speedy to undermine his team. And when his mania spreads to the other Titans, they’re going to turn a friendly game into a high-stakes death match.
MAD #539 Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS On sale APRIL 20 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US April, that maddest of MAD months, is here! Show the world you care—buy MAD!
DC COMICS ESSENTIALS: BATMAN: DEATH OF THE FAMILY #1 Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION Cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale APRIL 6 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 US The epic “Death of the Family” begins in this story, reprinted for just $1.00 from BATMAN #13, with pages from the 2016 edition of the DC ESSENTIALS CATALOGUE!
DC COMICS ESSENTIALS: JLA #1 Written by GRANT MORRISON Art and cover by HOWARD PORTER and JOHN DELL On sale APRIL 20 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 US Grant Morrison ushered in a new era for the World’s Greatest Heroes in JLA #1, reprinted here for just $1.00 with pages from the 2016 edition of the DC ESSENTIALS CATALOGUE! This tale introduces the Hyperclan, who come to Earth posing as saviors, but are in reality a dire threat to all of humanity!
HARLEY QUINN VOL. 4: A CALL TO ARMS HC Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by CHAD HARDIN, JOHN TIMMS, BRET BLEVINS, MORITAT, MIKE MANLEY and others Cover by AMANDA CONNER On sale JUNE 22 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US Harley Quinn and her Gang of Harleys are hitting the road! As if Hollywood wasn’t weird enough already, now Harley’s made her way to Tinseltown, and she’s about to have the most destructive fifteen minutes of fame ever. Will the industry survive Harley’s Hollywood hijinks, or will the City of Angels fall from grace? And will Coney Island be able to contain Harley’s newfound celebrity status? Find out in these tales from issues #17-21 and the HARLEY QUINN ROAD TRIP SPECIAL #1.
THE JOKER: ENDGAME TP Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, BECKY CLOONAN, CAMERON STEWART, BRENDEN FLETCHER, BRIAN BUCCELLATO, FRANK TIERI and others Art by GREG CAPULLO, KELLEY JONES, GRAHAM NOLAN, JOHN McCREA, SAM KIETH, DUSTIN NGUYEN, ROGE ANTONIO, JEFF STOKEY, BENGAL and others Cover by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI On sale MAY 18 • 312 pg, FC, $24.99 US Gotham City is overrun by Jokerized victims, and The Joker himself is prowling the streets. Even as Batman confronts the Clown Prince of Crime, ordinary citizens and Arkham inmates must confront the mark The Joker has left on the city and themselves. Is anyone truly safe? This jam-packed collection features stories from BATMAN #35-40, BATMAN ANNUAL #3, GOTHAM ACADEMY: ENDGAME #1, BATGIRL: ENDGAME #1, DETECTIVE COMICS: ENDGAME #1 and ARKHAM MANOR: ENDGAME #1.
THE FLASH BY GEOFF JOHNS VOL. 2 TP Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by SCOTT KOLINS, RICK BURCHETT, PHIL WINSLADE and others Cover by SCOTT KOLINS On sale MAY 18 • 368 pg, FC, $24.99 US In these stories from THE FLASH #177-188, THE FLASH: OUR WOLRDS AT WAR #1, THE FLASH SECRET FILES #3 and DC FIRST: THE FLASH/SUPERMAN #1, Wally West finds himself without his super-speed in a darker, mirror version of Keystone City. Can a powerless Flash defeat Captain Cold and Mirror Master to save the city he loves? Plus, The Flash is shocked to learn that a strange cult is killing all the people he has ever rescued.
BATMAN AND ROBIN VOL. 7: ROBIN RISES TP Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by PATRICK GLEASON, MICK GRAY, ANDY KUBERT, JONATHAN GLAPION and others Cover by PATRICK GLEASON On sale MAY 4 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US After Damian’s body is stolen by alien hordes, Batman must face down Darkseid himself to recover his son’s body! Collects issues #35-40, ROBIN RISES: ALPHA #1, ANNUAL #3, BATMAN AND ROBIN: FUTURES END #1 and a story from SECRET ORIGINS #4.
GRAYSON VOL. 3: NEMESIS TP Written by TIM SEELEY and TOM KING Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN On sale MAY 11 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US In these stories from issues #9-12, ANNUAL #1 and the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: HAWKMAN #2, Grayson faces some of his most difficult challenges! Not only must he take on Lex Luthor, and risk losing his position with Spyral, but Dick learns that to save Agent 1 he must face off with…himself! And who is the mysterious shadow leader behind Spyral, and what does he want with Dick? The super-spy finds himself in a clandestine hunt for the true identity of Agent Zero!
BATMAN: WAR GAMES VOL. 2 TP Written by ED BRUBAKER, BILL WILLINGHAM and others Art by PETE WOODS, BRAD WALKER, MIKE HUDDLESTON and others Cover by JAE LEE • On sale MAY 18 • 520 pg, FC, $34.99 US Gotham City is in chaos after a string of violence. It’s up to Batman—with the help of his allies and the GCPD—to keep the city from plunging into the depths of depravity! This new edition includes DETECTIVE COMICS #798, BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #183, NIGHTWING #97, BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #57, ROBIN #130, BATGIRL #56, CATWOMAN #35-36 and BATMAN #633.
BATMAN ‘66 VOL. 4 TP Written by JEFF PARKER, LEN WEIN, HARLAN ELLISON and MIKE W. BARR Art by RUBEN PROCOPIO, MICHAEL AVON OEMING, JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ and others Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED On sale MAY 11 • 256 pg, FC, $19.99 US In these tales from BATMAN ‘66 #17-22, the Dynamic Duo team up with Barbara Gordon to take on The Bookworm, a deranged zombie-creating professor, Lord Death Man and The Joker. And in BATMAN ’66: THE LOST EPISODE #1, an outline for an episode of the original TV series introducing Two-Face is adapted to comics for the first time!
CATWOMAN VOL. 5: BACKWARD MASKING TP Written by WILL PFEIFER Art by PETE WOODS, DAVID LOPEZ, ALVARO LOPEZ and others Cover by ADAM HUGHES On sale MAY 11 • 376 pg, FC, $24.99 US After Zatanna reveals new information to Selina, how will she fight off the Black Mask and save those she loves? And after a yearlong break, Selina Kyle returns with a child! Who is the father—and what does this mean for Catwoman? Find out in these tales from issues #50-65! GREEN ARROW VOL. 5: THE BLACK ARROW TP Written by MIKE GRELL Art by DAN JURGENS, GRANT MIEHM and others Cover by DAN JURGENS and DICK GIORDANO On sale MAY 4 • 264 pg, FC, $17.99 US In these stories from the start of the 1990s, Green Arrow ventures into the last frontier, Alaska, to investigate an oil spill. And back home, Oliver must assist in a drug bust that goes terribly wrong, until Black Canary comes to his rescue. Collects GREEN ARROW #29-38.
GREEN ARROW: A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS Written by MORT WEISINGER, JACK KIRBY, DENNIS O’NEIL, MIKE GRELL and others Art by GEORGE PAPP, JACK KIRBY, NEAL ADAMS and others Cover by GARY FRANK On sale JUNE 29 • 400 pg, FC, $39.99 US Celebrate over seven decades of Green Arrow’s crimefighting career, including appearances by his allies Green Lantern, Black Canary and more!
GREEN LANTERN/NEW GODS: GODHEAD TP Written by ROBERT VENDITTI, VAN JENSEN, CHARLES SOULE, JUSTIN JORDAN and CULLEN BUNN Art by ETHAN VAN SCIVER, BILLY TAN, DALE EAGLESHAM and others Cover by LEE WEEKS On sale MAY 25 • 424 pg, FC, $24.99 US In these stories from GREEN LANTERN/NEW GODS: GODHEAD #1, GL #35-37, GL CORPS #35-37, GL NEW GUARDIANS #35-37, RED LANTERNS #35-37, SINESTRO #6-8 and GL ANNUAL #3, Highfather learns that ring-wielders stole secrets from beyond the Source Wall! Now, Highfather must breach the wall—but first, he needs his own set of rings!
JLA VOL. 8 TP Written by JOHN BYRNE, CHRIS CLAREMONT, JOE KELLY and CHUCK AUSTIN Art by JOHN BYRNE, JERRY ORDWAY, DOUG MAHNKE, TOM NGUYEN and RON GARNEY Cover by JOHN BYRNE and JERRY ORDWAY On sale MAY 4 • 360 pg, FC, $24.99 US In this collection of JLA #94-106 and SECRET FILES 2004 #1, the team is under attack from a coven of vampires known as the Circle—and it’s only a matter of time before one of them will fall! And the JLA is forced to face their own failures—but can they help each other process the pain and go on?
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA SILVER AGE OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC Written by GARDNER FOX and DENNIS O’NEIL Art by MIKE SEKOWSKY and others Cover by DARWYN COOKE On sale JUNE 29 • 1,056 pg, FC, $99.99 US In these epics from JLA #31-76 and MYSTERY IN SPACE #75, the world’s greatest superheroes face Brain Storm, the Key, the Royal Flush Gang, Felix Faust, and numerous threats from across the cosmos! Guest-starring Metamorpho, the Justice Society of America and more!
SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN VOL. 3 TP Written by JOSH ELDER, TRINA ROBBINS, BARBARA KESEL, ADAM BEECHEN and others Art by JAMAL IGLE, TOM FOWLER, GEORGES JEANTY, JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ, SCOTT HAMPTON, CARLA SPEED McNEIL and others Cover by JENNY FRISON • On sale MAY 11 • 232 pg, FC, $17.99 US In these stories from issues #11-17, Wonder Woman’s vacation is disrupted when Solomon Grundy shows up! Plus, Diana keeps an eye on Cheetah’s transfer to her new home in a psychiatric unit and more!
SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 VOL. 8: CHAOS TP Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER Art by AGUSTIN PADILLA, DANIEL HDR and others Cover by CAT STAGGS On sale MAY 25 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US In this latest Smallville tale, Superman and Lois Lane are marooned in another dimension after Lex Luthor commandeers Ted Kord and Michael Holt’s breakthrough supercollider. Meanwhile, time is running out for the League to bring them back to Earth—and evil is multiplying in Metropolis as the city is besieged by an army of possessed Eclipsos! Collects CHAOS #1-4 and SPECIAL #5: HARBINGER!
SUPERMAN ADVENTURES VOL. 2 TP Written by SCOTT McCLOUD, MARK MILLAR and others Art by RICK BURCHETT, TERRY AUSTIN and others Cover by JOHN DELANEY and MIKE MANLEY On sale MAY 25 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US In these all-ages tales from SUPERMAN ADVENTURES #11-16, ANNUAL #1 and SUPERMAN ADVENTURES SPECIAL #1, the Man of Steel faces off against Lobo, is split in two by Mr. Mxyzptlk, takes part in an intergalactic ball game, and searches for the cure for a deadly Kryptonian virus.
SUPERGIRL BOOK ONE TP Written by PETER DAVID Art by GARY FRANK, CAM SMITH, TERRY DODSON and KARL STORY Cover by GARY FRANK and CAM SMITH On sale MAY 25 • 304 pg, FC, $24.99 US In this 1990s reimagining of the Girl of Steel, Lex Luthor’s familiar synthetic creation “Matrix”—who mimics Superman’s powers—merges with human girl Linda Danvers to create a new Supergirl! So why does everyone believe she’s dead? And what is the secret behind Linda Danvers’ evil past? Collects issues #1-9, SUPERGIRL PLUS #1, SUPERGIRL ANNUAL #1, and a story from SHOWCASE ’96 #8.
SUPERGIRL: COSMIC ADVENTURES IN THE EIGHTH GRADE TP NEW EDITION Written by LANDRY Q. WALKER Art and cover by ERIC JONES On sale MAY 4 • 144 pg, FC, $12.99 US Supergirl’s cosmic adventure is back in print! Supergirl meets Belinda Zee, a new junior high adversary, in this all-ages title collecting the six-issue miniseries. And that’s just the start of the fun that includes super-powered pets and cosmic adventure!
TEEN TITANS GO!: HEROES ON PATROL TP NEW EDITION Written by ADAM BEECHEN and J. TORRES Art by TODD NAUCK, DAVE BULLOCK and others Cover by DAVE BULLOCK On sale MAY 25 • 144 pg, FC, $12.99 US In these epics from issues #7-12 now printed at DC’s standard format, Starfire’s sister Blackfire comes for a visit, Starfire and Beast Boy’s new clothes have a sinister effect on anyone who sees them, and more!
SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN VOL. 4: DARK TRUTH HC Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by DOUG MAHNKE, JAIME MENDOZA and others Cover by CARY NORD On sale JUNE 8 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US The truth is out and now the world now knows Superman’s secret identity as Clark Kent. After losing his powers, Superman needs all the support he can get and, luckily, the Amazonian warrior Wonder Woman has vowed to stand by him no matter what comes their way. But that might be harder than she thought when she and Superman must head to Clark’s hometown of Smallville, Kansas to investigate the mysterious disappearance of his first real girlfriend, Lana Lang. Collects SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #18-24 and the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: THE FLASH #2.
WONDER WOMAN BY MIKE DEODATO TP Written by WILLIAM MESSNER-LOEBS Art and cover by MIKE DEODATO On sale MAY 11 • 376 pg, FC, $24.99 US Collecting Mike Deodato’s run on WONDER WOMAN from issues #85, 0 and 90-100! In her mother’s eyes, Diana has not lived up to the task of being Wonder Woman, and now the Queen of the Amazons sets in motion a contest where a new Wonder Woman will be crowned. But Diana sees things differently and decides take on any and all comers—until she is bested by Artemis!
WONDER WOMAN VOL. 7: WAR-TORN TP Written by MEREDITH FINCH Art by DAVID FINCH, RICHARD FRIEND, MATT BANNING, JONATHAN GLAPION and others Cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND On sale MAY 18 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US The new creative team of writer Meredith Finch and artist David Finch takes over! A mythological force seemingly tied to Wonder Woman’s role as War has attacked the Amazons, and as her own people lose faith in her, a new queen arises to take her place! Guest-starring Superman, Swamp Thing, Aquaman and more. Collects WONDER WOMAN #36-40 and ANNUAL #1.
DARK NIGHT: A TRUE BATMAN STORY HC Written by PAUL DINI Art and cover by EDUARDO RISSO On sale JUNE 15 • 128 pg, FC, $22.99 US • MATURE READERS The Caped Crusader has been the all-abiding icon of justice and authority for generations. But in this surprising original graphic novel, we see Batman in a new light—as the savior who helps a discouraged man recover from a brutal attack that left him unable to face the world. In the 1990s, Eisner Award-winning writer Paul Dini had a flourishing career writing the hugely popular Batman: The Animated Series and Tiny Toon Adventures. Walking home one evening, he was jumped and viciously beaten within an inch of his life. His recovery process was arduous, hampered by the imagined antics of the villains he was writing for television including The Joker, Harley Quinn and the Penguin. But despite how bleak his circumstances were, or perhaps because of it, Dini also always imagined the Batman at his side during his darkest moments. DARK NIGHT: A TRUE BATMAN STORY is the harrowing and eloquent autobiographical tale of Dini’s courageous struggle to overcome a truly desperate situation. It is a Batman story like none other and one that will truly resonate with fans. Art by the incredibly talented Eduardo Risso (100 BULLETS, DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE).
ASTRO CITY #34 Written by KURT BUSIEK Art by BRENT ANDERSON Cover by ALEX ROSS On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Steeljack goes up against Death Itself to save Cutlass. And that’s just for starters. But even if he survives, is he being set up to be the fall guy? A climactic tale of money, nostalgia, alibis, collecting, jail time and pure indestructible stubbornness.
CLEAN ROOM #7 Written by GAIL SIMONE Art by ERIC CANETE Cover by JENNY FRISON On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS In this spectacularly disturbing standalone issue, we delve into the depths of Astrid’s terrifying personal history, and why demons have haunted her since birth. With guest artist Eric Canete (Iron Man, Love Run Kill).
ART OPS #7 Written by SHAUN SIMON Guest art by EDUARDO RISSO Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Part two of “Modern Love” takes the Art Ops team to a fashion show in 1980s New York City that’s more than your average catwalk—and they’ll go halfway around the world to uncover the truth behind a mysterious poly-blend garment. Plus, Danny Doll’s first successful human art experiment astounds the team, leading up to a fateful decision by his wife, Gina. Drawn by superstar guest artist Eduardo Risso (100 BULLETS).
ART OPS VOL. 1 TP Written by SHAUN SIMON Art by MICHAEL ALLRED and MATT BRUNDAGE Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED On sale MAY 4 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS When rogue figures from famous works of art come to life and escape their frames, it’s up to Reggie Riot and the agents of Art Ops to track them down before they wreak havoc on the unsuspecting public. But Reggie has secrets of his own that may affect his ability to interact with living works of art—and he wants no part in the agency his mother ran before him. Don’t miss this collection of the first six issues of the new series!
DMZ BOOK ONE TP Written by BRIAN WOOD Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI Cover by BRIAN WOOD On sale MAY 4 • 304 pg, FC, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS In the first 12 issues of the acclaimed series, young photojournalist Matty Roth lands a dream gig in the DMZ once known as New York City. But when things go wrong, Matty finds himself lost in a world he’s only seen on television. Now, will he try to find a way off the island, or make his career with an assignment most journalists would kill for?
FABLES: THE WOLF AMONG US #16 Written by MATTHEW STURGES and DAVE JUSTUS Art by ERIC NGUYEN, SHAWN McMANUS and TRAVIS MOORE Cover by CHRISSIE ZULLO On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS • DIGITAL FIRST It all comes down to this! In the Silvering, the final dowry has been set, and the wedding march has begun. Now it’s up to our villains to make sure that the bride arrives…dead or alive! And in Fabletown, Bigby’s caught the Crooked Man at last. But will justice be served in a jail cell, at the bottom of a bottomless well…or on the bloody fangs and claws of the biggest, baddest sheriff of them all?
THE DARK AND BLOODY #3 Written by SHAWN ALDRIDGE Art by SCOTT GODLEWSKI Cover by TYLER CROOK On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS As Iris learns about more killings and how they connect to his days in Iraq, the truth of what happened during his military tour and how that connects him to Ayah is finally revealed. As retribution gets closer, he has to think fast to find a way to keep the monster his violence created from walking through his front door.
LUCIFER #5 Written by HOLLY BLACK Art by LEE GARBETT Cover by DAVE JOHNSON On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Lucifer and Gabriel finally solve the murder of The Almighty—but they have differing opinions on the culprit! Either suspect’s guilt would have cosmic consequences. Who’s right and what might that mean for our Guardian Gumshoes? Find out in the concluding chapter of “Cold Heaven.”
HELLBLAZER VOL. 13: HAUNTED TP Written by WARREN ELLIS and DARKO MACAN Art by JOHN HIGGINS, FRANK TERAN, PHIL JIMENEZ, GARY ERSKINE and TIM BRADSTREET Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale MAY 11 • 336 pg, FC, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS In this collection of issues #134-145, Constantine must investigate the horrific death of a former girlfriend, dig into an urban legend about the Devil’s child, exorcises a former torturer’s ghost, and help a Bosnian refugee family.
JACKED #6 Written by ERIC KRIPKE Art by JOHN HIGGINS Cover by GLENN FABRY On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, 6 of 6, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Can Josh be a hero without being super? Will he still have a family to go back to? One way or the other, kicking an addiction proves harder than kicking some guys in the face as JACKED reaches its shocking conclusion.
LAST GANG IN TOWN #5 Written by SIMON OLIVER Art by RUFUS DAYGLO Cover by ROB DAVIS On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, 5 of 6, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Finally, it’s the heist the Gang have been training for! Is it “the crime of the century” or a voyage into the heart of darkness? The gang break into Buckingham Palace, where the Queen is home alone—and lying in wait.
NEW ROMANCER #5 Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art and cover by BRETT PARSON On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Awkward and adorable coder Lexy saved romantic poet Byron from a miserable death. Now, can he forget about his quiff long enough to return the favor? Meanwhile, dancer, courtesan and spy Mata Hari puts her ultimate scheme in motion—while the New Romancer web team discovers their “love algorithm” is having a terrifying impact on America’s lonely hearts.
RED THORN #6 Written by DAVID BAILLIE Art by MEGHAN HETRICK Cover by CHOONG YOON On sale APRIL 20 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS “Glasgow Kiss,” the first RED THORN epic, comes to an end—and nothing in this world will ever be the same again. In our nerve-shredding finale, you’ll discover the nature of Thorn’s grand plan, and truly understand the many reasons for his rage. But in the end, there’s only one question that counts: can Isla possibly survive this, her greatest trial?
SLASH & BURN #6 Written by SI SPENCER Art by MAX DUNBAR and ANDE PARKS Cover by TULA LOTAY On sale APRIL 13 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS • FINAL ISSUE While Rosheen recovers in a hospital bed, there’s a literal change of perspective as Mayor Brand reminisces on the fate of the Sparky Club while doing his best to exercise control over Detective Morrow’s prying—but what’s the detective’s secret? See why Fanboy Nation called SLASH & BURN the “best new series of 2015.”
SURVIVORS’ CLUB #7 Written by LAUREN BEUKES and DALE HALVORSEN Art by RYAN KELLY Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ On sale APRIL 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US MATURE READERS It’s the final boss battle! Chenzira takes on the haunted video game, Akheron. But who is playing whom? Double lives and dirty secrets are exposed, along with the monsters clawing their way out from under the bed. It’s all coming out, but that’s no guarantee the Survivors will survive the night.
SUICIDERS: KINGS OF HELL.A. #2 Written by LEE BERMEJO Art by ALESSANDRO VITTI Cover by LEE BERMEJO On sale APRIL 27 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6, $3.99 US MATURE READERS Things are heating up on the streets of New Angeles. Johnny stole the Coyote’s championship sword, and the mayhem he’s caused has brought not only the wrath of the former Suicider, but also unwanted police attention. Meanwhile, Trix has a secret growing inside her she’d rather her brother not find out about.
SHERIFF OF BABYLON #5 Written by TOM KING Art by MITCH GERADS Cover by JOHN PAUL LEON On sale APRIL 6 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 12, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Now that Chris and Nassir have stuck their noses where some people wish they hadn’t, everyone seeks shelter behind the gates of the American stronghold within the Baghdad Green Zone. When both Chris and Nassir’s wife Fatima are unable to sleep, they have an unlikely meeting of the minds and share their experiences from the War on Terror. By morning, Chris will see the Iraqi woman in a whole new light. Now a 12-issue miniseries!
THE TWILIGHT CHILDREN TP Written by GILBERT HERNANDEZ Art and cover by DARWYN COOKE On sale MAY 11 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS When a white orb washes up on the shore of a remote Latin American village, a group of children poke at the strange object to see what it is. The orb explodes, leaving the children completely blind. And when a beautiful young woman who may be an alien is found wandering the seafront, she’s taken in by the townspeople, but soon becomes a person of interest to a pair of CIA agents, and the target of affection for a young scientist. Collects THE TWILIGHT CHILDREN #1-4!
UNFOLLOW VOL. 1 TP Written by ROB WILLIAMS Art by MIKE DOWLING Cover by MATT TAYLOR On sale MAY 18 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS A dying social media mogul leaves his billions to be split between 140 random people—or however many are still alive at his death. In these stories from issues #1-6, a young black man trying to get by in St. Louis, an Iranian reporter in need of hope, a retired special forces soldier with a strange sense of purpose, and a thrill-seeking heiress all become involved in this thriller that shows we’re all still part of the food chain.
UNFOLLOW #6 Written by ROB WILLIAMS Art by R.M. GUERA Cover by MATT TAYLOR On sale APRIL 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS The trees are on fire, a grizzly bear points the way, and the Lord has a holy mission for Deacon of the 140. But who was he before he was chosen to receive the social media golden ticket? And will Rubinstein and his death mask take Deacon off the list, permanently? R.M. Guera (SCALPED) returns to Vertigo as guest-artist in this visceral issue.
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