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DC Comics Solicitations for May 2016

SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #1scooby-doo-jim-lee Story by JIM LEE and KEITH GIFFEN Script by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS Art by HOWARD PORTER Cover by JIM LEE Blank variant cover Coloring book cover by JIM LEE Scooby-Doo variant cover by HOWARD PORTER Shaggy variant cover by DAN PANOSIAN Velma variant cover by BEN CALDWELL Daphne variant cover by JOELLE JONES Fred variant cover by NEAL ADAMS On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Those meddling kids—Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and their dog, Scooby-Doo—get more ghost-debunking than they bargained for when faced with a fundamental change in their world. The apocalypse has happened. Old rules about logic no longer apply. The creatures of the night are among us, and the crew of the Magical Mystery Machine has to fight to survive—because in the apocalyptic badlands of the near-future, the horrors are real! This new monthly series takes Scooby and the gang to a whole new level and features character designs by comics superstar Jim Lee!

future-quest-art-1-e9d8aFUTURE QUEST #1 Written by JEFF PARKER Art and cover by EVAN “DOC” SHANER Blank variant cover Coloring book cover by EVAN “DOC” SHANER Jonny Quest variant cover by STEVE RUDE Space Ghost variant cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ Action Heroes variant cover by JOE QUINONES Herculoids cover variant by AARON LOPRESTI On sale MAY 18 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T When the adventurous and inquisitive Jonny Quest and his adoptive brother Hadji make a startling discovery in the swamplands of Florida, they are pulled into an epic struggle between the Space Rangers and a dangerous villain who threatens the galaxy. Now it’s up to the combined forces of Team Quest, Inter-Nation Security, Space Ghost, and a host of Hanna-Barbera’s greatest action heroes to stop him and save their universe! Don’t miss the start of this new, monthly series that features character designs by comics superstar Darwyn Cooke and kicks off with an extra-sized story and a wraparound cover!

JUSTL_Cv51 copy_56bba9514898c0.05883206JUSTICE LEAGUE #51 Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by PAUL PELLETIER and TONY KORDOS On sale MAY 18 • 40 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T It’s a brave new world in the devastation that follows “DARKSEID WAR.”


JLA_Cv11 copy_56bba9914cce70.48477198JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #11 Written by BRYAN HITCH Art by NEIL EDWARDS Cover by BRYAN HITCH On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T The conquest of Rao may be over, but the League must pick up the pieces of a rattled populace. It makes them vulnerable to another attack—this time from within their own ranks!


AQM_Cv52 copy_56bba9a70b22a2.45225230AQUAMAN #52 Written by DAN ABNETT Art by VINCENTE CIFUENTES and JOHN DELL Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Aquaman faces his old enemy, Scavenger, who now has seriously upgraded armored tech! And if that wasn’t bad enough, there’s a third party in the fight…the ravening and vengeful Dead Water! Caught in the middle of this brutal free-for-all, Aquaman’s world is about to be rocked!

BLACKCANARY12_cover_600 copy_56bba9c2daa332.20158786BLACK CANARY #12 Written by BRENDEN FLETCHER Art and cover by ANNIE WU On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Black Canary’s European tour comes to an end as Dinah and her crew bring the fight to the sinister cult that’s taken control of her mother’s legacy! But there’s one more secret about her past that Dinah has yet to learn…

Bloodlines_002_cover copy_56bba9dc877fb1.99246991BLOODLINES #2: “FORSAKEN” Written by J.T. KRUL Art and cover by V. KEN MARION On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T BLOODLINES continues! Eddie and the rest of the town struggle to cope with the tragic loss of one of their own, but something else is plaguing Eddie. What exactly happened to him in the forest—and what does it mean? He’s not the only one dealing with the fallout from the bizarre alien infestation, either. Others are starting to discover some strange and haunting abilities that seem more like curses. And there’s one who’s all too eager to embrace these newfound powers, with horrific results.

CON_HB_12 copy.tiff_56bba9f3cc3db7.41591965CONSTANTINE: THE HELLBLAZER #12 Written by MING DOYLE and JAMES TYNION IV Art by TRAVEL FOREMAN Cover by RILEY ROSSMO On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Lord Neron has joined forces with John Constantine’s own infernal ex, the demon Blythe, to make New York City an offer it can’t refuse: the magic the Hellblazer has sought his whole life in exchange for the city’s immortal soul. How can John defeat not one but two devils when even he can’t deny their dark allure?

LEGENDS_TOMORROW_3 copy_56bbaa0bb74f23.82824509LEGENDS OF TOMORROW #3 Cover by KEVIN NOWLAN On sale MAY 11 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US • RATED T The legends continue with four acclaimed teams bringing you all-new thrills and adventure! METAMORPHO Written by AARON LOPRESTI Art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT BANNING Metamorpho and Sapphire have been transported to another planet, one torn apart by war over the orb that gave Metamorpho his powers! Meanwhile, the alien criminal Kanjar Ro isn’t too far behind, planning to steal the orb by any means necessary. FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MAN Written by GERRY CONWAY Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and ROB HUNTER Ronnie and Stein are back together as Firestorm! But as they struggle to work together again, Major Force shows up with nothing but punches and fists to the face—don’t miss this all-out action fight issue! SUGAR & SPIKE Written by KEITH GIFFEN Art by BILQUIS EVELY When an ex from Wonder Woman’s past threatens to expose their relationship on daytime television, Sugar & Spike are on the case! Will our heroes uncover the secret and horrible agenda that guides this menace’s hand before it’s too late? METAL MEN Written by LEN WEIN Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and TREVOR SCOTT The Metal Men face off against a threat who might make them lose their breath and their chance for escape! Meanwhile, General Scaletti begins her own plan to capture the Metal Men!

CYB_Cv11 copy_56bbaaf0938c06.84409593CYBORG #11 Written by MARV WOLFMAN Art by FELIPE WATANABE and ALBERT OCLAIR Cover by JONBOY MEYERS On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The epic conclusion of the “Cybernetic Registration” epic is here! The Cyforce’s true masterminds are finally revealed! How will Cyborg ever regain the trust of our citizens, the government or the JLA again?

deathstroke# 18 cover_color_rev2 copy_56bbab0493e7f7.84697615DEATHSTROKE #18 Written by JAMES BONNY Art by TYLER KIRKHAM Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ After a bitter betrayal by a trusted comrade, Slade Wilson finds reluctant allies in his estranged children, Rose and Jericho. But as an all out battle looms, he must also join forces with the one and only Ra’s al Ghul…who may have his own hidden agenda. Could this uneasy family reunion spell doom for Deathstroke?

DR_FATE 12final2 copy_56bbab1d596f44.85502986DOCTOR FATE #12 Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art and cover by SONNY LIEW On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The victorious Khalid returns to Brooklyn determined to get on with his life, but that’s easier said than done when you’re a novice superhero juggling romance, homework, and the untold powers of Doctor Fate. Fortunately, help comes in the form of a man who might know something about it: Uncle Kent Nelson.

EARTH2SOC_Cv12 copy_56bbab482b8b10.17842787EARTH 2: SOCIETY #12 Written by DAN ABNETT Art and cover by JORGE JIMENEZ On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T What role do superheroes play on a new world where society has to rebuild itself from the ground up? Two cities are about to go to war over limited resources and this new Earth-2 is beginning to look as familiar as the old one. Can Captain Steel and Power Girl stop the fighting before it starts?

JL3001_Cv12 copy_56bbab5f2611d4.22787115JUSTICE LEAGUE 3001 #12 Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS Art and cover by SCOTT KOLINS On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The end of the future may be in sight! Eclipso and the Legion of Death have the Justice League cornered—now, who will live…and who will die?

omega_men12 copy_56bbab8002b526.54171324THE OMEGA MEN #12 Written by TOM KING Art by BARNABY BAGENDA Cover by TREVOR HUTCHISON On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Beset on all sides by his former slaves and imperial rivals from across the galaxy, the Viceroy of the Citadel makes a last, desperate stand against Kyle Rayner and the Omega Men!

FLS_Cv52 copy_56bbadf19c9bb5.16479585THE FLASH #52 Written by ROBERT VENDITTI and VAN JENSEN Art by JESUS MERINO Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO Variant cover by JESUS MERINO On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T The Riddler has seized control of Central City. If The Flash moves, he’ll put everyone he loves in mortal danger. To save the city—and himself—he’ll need help from the unlikeliest of allies.

GA_Cv52_R1 copy_56bbd5f37e40f4.46728875GREEN ARROW #52 Written by BENJAMIN PERCY Art by SZYMON KUDRANSKI Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER Variant cover by SZYMON KUDRANSKI On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Green Arrow is dead. Deathstroke has won, and now he’s returning to the states to deliver Dr. Miracle to the man known as Blood Bag. And in Seattle, the war between the Berserkers and the Patriots has led to the Wargs being rounded up and sent to internment camps—which sparks an uprising among the Wargs!

mid#12 cover_colors_CMYK (1) copy_56bbae1e813861.28987733MIDNIGHTER #12 Written by STEVE ORLANDO Art by ACO and HUGO PETRUS Cover by ACO On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Midnighter, Apollo and the Suicide Squad square off against The Unified—one of Henry Bendix’s most dangerous creations! Is their combined strength enough to stop a being as powerful as Superman and as intelligent as Midnighter?

RHOODA_Cv12 copy 2_56bbae35a27225.40821830RED HOOD/ARSENAL #12 Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by DEXTER SOY Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T. Arsenal confronts his greatest mistake: the mercenaries known as the Iron Rule! Good thing Red Hood is there to help him—but will Jason’s methods tear down the partnership they’ve been trying so hard to build? Plus, Joker’s Daughter faces her greatest challenge yet: high school!

MM_12_CVR_CMYK copy_56bbae4a109c97.46474959MARTIAN MANHUNTER #12 Written by ROB WILLIAMS Art by BEN OLIVER Cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T With the Living Mars and Earth only minutes away from an apocalyptic collision, the epic story of J’onn J’onzz takes a shocking turn that will change the course of the Manhunter’s life forever.

STARF_Cv12 copy_56bbae6205f4d8.69112682STARFIRE #12 Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by ELSA CHARRETIER Cover by AMANDA CONNER On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Starfire is finally figuring out the world around her as she surrounds herself with her new friends and extended family for a romantic and wild end to her Key West adventure.

NSS 20 cover final copy_56bbae797afbe9.17507682NEW SUICIDE SQUAD #20 Written by TIM SEELEY Art and cover by JUAN FERREYRA On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Faced with a certain and ignominious death at the hands of an insane doom cult, the proud assassin Deadshot is forced to perform the most desperate act imaginable: begging Captain Boomerang to save his life.

SUSQ_MW_5 copy_56bbae91eae5f5.78397500SUICIDE SQUAD MOST WANTED: DEADSHOT/KATANA #5 Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO and MIKE W. BARR Art by VIKTOR BOGDANOVIC, RICHARD FRIEND and DIOGENES NEVES Cover by CARY NORD On sale MAY 25 • 48 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $4.99 US • RATED T After Will Evans murders his own teammate, Floyd Lawton escapes Belle Reve and takes the fight straight to the impostor! But which Deadshot will survive? Meanwhile, Katana is proven right as Kobra’s hidden plan is revealed—but no one could have anticipated what will happen when the villain’s plot is overturned. Is the Suicide Squad prepared to deal with a rogue Aurakle?

SSIX_14Cvr copy_56bbaead84cb45.01584519SECRET SIX #14 Written by GAIL SIMONE Art and cover by DALE EAGLESHAM On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ It’s a big turning point for the Secret Six and all of their friends are attending the party. It’s Strix versus Shiva! The Six versus the League of Assassins! The return of a beloved DC hero! All this and scrambled eggs too, in this funky, freaky issue.

ST_Cv5 copy_56bbaec56b5dc7.66364796SWAMP THING #5 Written by LEN WEIN Art and cover by KELLEY JONES On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T Alec Holland journeys to Nanda Parbat to seek a way to fix the chaos he has unleashed by wishing for his humanity back. But will it be too little, too late? With a guest appearance by Deadman!

Teen Titans 20 copy_56bbaed83d4045.40728412TEEN TITANS #20 Written by TONY BEDARD Art by IAN CHURCHILL Cover by JONBOY MEYERS On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The Fearsome Five is back! These deadly Teen Titans villains are gunning for Raven as if their lives depended on it. What dark secret drives their mission? It’s one Red Robin doesn’t want the team to learn! A new game-changing epic begins in “All For One.”

TNHUNT_Cv8 copy_56bbaeec306f94.61475239TITANS HUNT #8 Written by DAN ABNETT Art and cover by PAULO SIQUEIRA On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, 8 of 8, $3.99 US • RATED T Can the Titans become a team again and defeat the darkness that surrounds them, or has the grotesque Mr. Twister got them too tightly in his grasp? The Hunt is about to end, and Twister is going for the kill.

WW_Cv52 copy_56bbaf031b40f3.92435124WONDER WOMAN #52 Written by MEREDITH FINCH Art by MIGUEL MENDOÇA Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE Variant cover by DAVID FINCH and MATT BANNING On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Hecate’s true motivations are revealed and Wonder Woman’s dream of a happy ending is called into question by the Amazon warrior herself. You can’t afford to miss the epic conclusion of the quest to save baby Zeke and the Olympians!

BMSM_Cv32 copy_56bbaf1c1b88a3.77372980BATMAN/SUPERMAN #32 Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by TYLER KIRKHAM Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T “Super League” continues this month as Kal-El’s bid to strengthen his forces brings him, Batman and Wonder Woman into China and into conflict with the might of that nation’s greatest heroes: the Great 10!

ACTION_Cv52 copy_56bbaf3cdb4187.88710338ACTION COMICS #52 Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by FERNANDO PASARIN Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR. and KLAUS JANSON Variant cover by BEN OLIVER On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T “Super League” continues—as two Supermen meet at last: pre-New 52 Superman meets the current Clark. A force seeking to end both Men of Steel brings them together, but divided they may fall as one Superman must choose the safety of his family before himself.

SMWW_Cv29 copy_56bbd50422a8f5.94057379SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #29 Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by DOUG MAHNKE and JAIME MENDOZA Cover by KARL KERSCHL On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T It’s the penultimate chapter of “Super League”! When all the Supermen have fallen, it’s Supergirl to the rescue! But can Kara and Wonder Woman stop a villain who wants to end Clark’s hope for future Supermen?

SM_Cv52 copy_56bbd51d0bcee8.48423995SUPERMAN #52 Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN Variant cover by MIKEL JANIN On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T The “Super League” epic concludes in one explosive fight as the new master villain uses Superman’s own solar super flare power against everyone. Can even two Supermen, Supergirl, Wonder Woman and Batman be enough to stop this onslaught? And how will the outcome of this battle change Lois Lane’s life forever?

SM_LO_CL_Cv8 copy_56bbd539687fe6.23344907SUPERMAN: LOIS & CLARK #8 Written by DAN JURGENS Art and cover by LEE WEEKS On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Don’t miss the climactic chapter of the epic story of the pre-New 52 Superman! Kal-El’s world is falling apart as Intergang makes its final move against Lois! And the cosmic threat that is Hyathis has come to Earth in search of a power source that will give her dominion over her enemies. Now, the future of an entire planet may rest with Superman’s young son, Jon.

SM_COM_SM_Cv4 copy_56bbd55084d981.63870940SUPERMAN: THE COMING OF THE SUPERMEN #4 Written by NEAL ADAMS Art and cover by NEAL ADAMS On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T Fry, Superman, fry! The battle between Kalibak and Superman rages on as the denizens of Apokolips cheer. And Darkseid’s homeworld unleashes a weapon that will permanently transmute the terran solar system!

SM_AM_AL_7_var copy_56bbd563bb6f66.14831755SUPERMAN: AMERICAN ALIEN #7 Written by MAX LANDIS Art by JOCK Cover by RYAN SOOK 1:25 Variant cover by JOCK On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, 7 of 7, $3.99 US • RATED T+ After a massive explosion rocks downtown Metropolis, Clark finds himself face-to-face with a white-skinned alien riding a flying motorcycle—and the eyes of the world are all on this so-called Superman! But when Clark’s attempt at reason fails and the bounty hunter reveals some unpleasant truths about Clark’s own alien origin, a brutal showdown begins! Superstar artist Jock reteams with Max Landis for the epic series finale to SUPERMAN: AMERICAN ALIEN!

BM_Cv52 copy_56bbd577da0ee6.07561919BATMAN #52 Written by JAMES TYNION IV Art by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE Cover by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI Variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Echoes from Batman’s past ripple out into Gotham City’s future…

DTC_Cv52 copy_56bbd58833b410.59297812DETECTIVE COMICS #52 Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and MATT RYAN Cover by GUILLEM MARCH Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T When devastating secrets are revealed at a Marine Corps base, Batman must decide who to trust from his past if he’s going to solve the mystery.

BG_Cv52 copy_56bbd59b50f293.98772840BATGIRL #52 Written by BRENDEN FLETCHER Art by ELEONORA CARLINI Cover by BABS TARR Variant cover by BABS TARR On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T With her friends starting new lives and Burnside changing all around her, it’s time for Batgirl to decide what her next adventure will be—and it just might take her around the world!

CTW_Cv52 copy_56bbd5abe01579.32771010CATWOMAN #52 Written by FRANK TIERI Art by INAKI MIRANDA Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON Variant cover by INAKI MIRANDA On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ As secrets about the Faceless mask and the history of the False Face Society come to light, Catwoman’s own past comes back to haunt her. And where the False Face Society is involved, Black Mask is never far behind—and with him, a dark secret regarding his connection to Selina’s past. And when it’s revealed, that secret will change Catwoman’s life forever!

BMB_Cv12 copy_56bbd5ca1684a3.94973273BATMAN BEYOND #12 Written by DAN JURGENS Art and cover by PHILIP TAN On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Yeah, that’s who you think it is! Get ready for surprises and revelations as Bruce Wayne welcomes you to the storyline that will change Batman Beyond’s status quo forever!


PIVYCYCLE_Cv5 copy_56bbd5e4240d60.60741912POISON IVY: CYCLE OF LIFE AND DEATH #5 Written by AMY CHU Art by CLAY MANN and SETH MANN Cover by CLAY MANN On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T Trouble is brewing as Poison Ivy’s sporelings discover their powers and spread their wings, causing mayhem across Gotham City! Plus, a murderer-mastermind is revealed in this penultimate chapter of Life and Death!

GOTH_AC_18_copyGOTHAM ACADEMY #18 Written by BRENDEN FLETCHER, FAITH ERIN HICKS and NATASHA ALTERICI Art by ADAM ARCHER, FAITH ERIN HICKS, MORITAT, NATASHA ALTERICI and ANNIE WU Cover by HELEN MINGJUE CHEN On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T As the “Gotham Academy Yearbook” storyline comes to an end, Olive, Maps and the gang wrap up the year with stories that will reveal secrets about the Academy you won’t want to miss!

GRAY_Cv20 copy_56bbd60c903638.05633564GRAYSON #20 Written by JACKSON LANZING and COLLIN KELLY Art by ROGE ANTONIO Cover by MIKEL JANIN On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T With one of his closest allies now his greatest foe, Dick Grayson will have to make his greatest sacrifice to save those he loves.

HARLEY_Cv28_R1 copy_56bbd61ec48079.19594400HARLEY QUINN #28 Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by JOHN TIMMS Cover by AMANDA CONNER 1:25 Variant cover by AMANDA CONNER On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ The improbable Red Tool is coming after Harley…but is this a personal vendetta? And more important—what can she do to stop him when he seems to shrug off everything she throws in his path?

HARLEY_GANG_Cv2_copyHARLEY QUINN AND HER GANG OF HARLEYS #2 Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI and FRANK TIERI Art by MAURICET Cover by AMANDA CONNER 1:25 Variant cover by TK TK On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T+ With Harley missing, the Gang springs into action to find her…but they’re definitely not prepared for the sinister mastermind behind the kidnapping! Who in the world is Harley Sinn?!

RBSOBM_Cv12_R1 copy_56bbd7d9f11ee5.94462806ROBIN: SON OF BATMAN #12 Written by RAY FAWKES Art and cover by RAMON BACHS On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Robin, Batman and Talia al Ghul team up on Dinosaur Island! But can Damian’s dream of his family finally coming together survive the rising power of the Lu’un Darga?

WEAREROBIN_cover12 copy_56bbd7ee199784.29813295WE ARE ROBIN #12 Written by LEE BERMEJO Art by JORGE CORONA Cover by LEE BERMEJO On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T The Robins go after Smiley and the Jokers, who have taken their brand of chaos beyond the walls of Middletown High. Can Duke, Riko, Izzy, Dax and Dre take him down before all of Gotham City falls?

GL_52 copy_56bbd810592ea8.91338157GREEN LANTERN #52 Written by ROBERT VENDITTI Art and cover by BILLY TAN and MARK IRWIN Variant cover by BILLY TAN On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Hal Jordan, the last connection to the old order of the Green Lantern Corps, faces his toughest challenge. The Gray Agents are making their final bid to be the new law in the universe, and Hal’s new allies, Trapper, Virgo and his ship, Darlene, will be the first casualties. How far will Hal go to resolve this conflict?

GLCEOO_Cv5 copy_56bbd827e2b936.71104120GREEN LANTERN CORPS: EDGE OF OBLIVION #5 Written by TOM TAYLOR Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T Time is running out. The universe is collapsing—and the Green Lantern Corps must find a way to survive! The last thing they need now is a war. But, even though the universe only has days, it seems the Corps are determined to destroy themselves faster than that. It’s friend against friend. Teammate against teammate. And, if one side wins, thousands of innocents will be lost.

SIN_Cv23_copySINESTRO #23 Written by CULLEN BUNN Art and cover by MARTIN COCCOLO On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Soranik Natu is now in command of the most powerful—and most dangerous—police force in the universe! But with murderous traitors in the ranks, vengeance-hungry Red Lanterns spreading through the depths of space, and her father, Sinestro, trying to guide her hand, will she be able to maintain control? Or will she crack under the pressure?

Batman66_UNCLE_6_Cover_CMYK_copyBATMAN ‘66 MEETS THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. #6 Written by JEFF PARKER Art by DAVID HAHN and KARL KESEL Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST Final issue! Trapped at the bottom of the sea, surrounded by the deadliest villains of Gotham City—all led by the most diabolical criminal mastermind of the age! How can Batman, Robin, Batgirl, Napoleon and Illya possibly survive the deepest deathtrap of all? Impossible—unless some of the villains happen to be double agents… 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.

BMTMNT_Cv6_copyBATMAN/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #6 Written by JAMES TYNION IV Art and cover by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II 1:50 Variant cover by KEVIN EASTMAN On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T The crossover event of the year comes to its thrilling conclusion. The Turtles have one last, desperate shot at going home. But will they take it, knowing what nefarious plans Shredder has for Gotham City? It’s full-on ninja warfare as our heroes go up against the combined forces of the Foot Clan and the League of Assassins. 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.

dc_bomb_12_copyDC COMICS: BOMBSHELLS #12 Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT Issue #12 art by MIRKA ANDOLFO and LAURA BRAGA Covers by ANT LUCIA On sale MAY 11 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T DIGITAL FIRST Double shipping in May! In issue #12, the Bombshells face triumph and tragedy as the Battle of Britain concludes. Nereus continues to pound London with his horde of undead, ocean-based Tenebrae. The giant Kraken has been defeated, but now an even bigger and deadlier menace rises up to take its place. Not even the combined might of all the Bombshells looks as if it can prevail, leading one person to make an unprecedented sacrifice. DC COMICS: BOMBSHELLS #13 Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT Issue #13 art by MIRKA ANDOLFO Covers by ANT LUCIA On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T DIGITAL FIRST Double shipping in May! It’s back to the home front for an adventure with the Batgirls. Batwoman is still away, fighting the good fight on the European front. So it’s up to Kathy, Nell, Bette, Harper and the rest of the gang to see that the streets of Gotham City are safe from both common criminals and international spies!

INJUSTY5_Cv9_copyINJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US: YEAR FIVE #9 Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art by MIKE S. MILLER and IBAN COELLO Cover by DAVID YARDIN On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST The tragicomic journey of Bizarro takes a dark turn. Guided by the Trickster, every attempt to do something good leads to something far, far worse. Can Superman and the Regime stop him before the scale of his destructive blunders leads to a major disaster?

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US: YEAR FIVE #10 Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art by BRUNO REDONDO, MIKE S. MILLER, JUAN ALBARRAN and others Cover by DAVID YARDIN On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Lex Luthor is determined to destroy Bizarro before Superman figures out that Lex created the murderous super-monster in the first place! But he needs an equally powerful being to carry out the deed—and turns to none other than Doomsday!

SDOTU_Cv16_copySCOOBY-DOO TEAM-UP #16 Written by SHOLLY FISCH Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E Shazam and his crimefighting companions are missing! It’s up to Tawky Tawny to call in experienced monster-hunters Scooby and the gang…because the kidnappers are the Monster Society of Evil!



SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #69 Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS Art by WALTER CARZON and HORACIO OTTOLINI Cover by DEREK FRIDOLFS and HORACIO OTTOLINI On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E A night at the roller derby turns into rolling terror! The gang takes Daphne to see hometown favorites The Spooky City Sensations, but when the “Roller Ghoul” starts to scare players off the track, it’s up to Daphne and Velma to suit up and block, pivot, and jam with the rest of the team to keep their stadium from closing!

LWW_Cv5_copyTHE LEGEND OF WONDER WOMAN #5 Written by RENAE DE LIZ Art by RENAE DE LIZ and RAY DILLON Cover by RENAE DE LIZ On sale MAY 4 • 40 pg, FC, 5 of 9, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Double shipping in May! In issue #5, the Holliday Girls are off to Boston! But while the girls go shopping, Etta and Diana have more dangerous errands to run. Diana visits the newspaper that published tales of the Duke of Deception…and discovers a new mission—perhaps she can save Themyscira by saving the people of Man’s World from him!

THE LEGEND OF WONDER WOMAN #6 Written by RENAE DE LIZ Art by RENAE DE LIZ and RAY DILLON Cover by RENAE DE LIZ On sale MAY 18 • 40 pg, FC, 6 of 9, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Double shipping in May! There’s a war devastating the outside world, and while Diana tries not to care, she cannot help but want to protect the many who are suffering. As she finally confronts the Duke of Deception and his minions, she must decide whether to chase her answers of home, or use her new strengths to defend the outsiders.

BM_DET_V8_56bbe11b06fb95.16391040BATMAN: DETECTIVE COMICS VOL. 8: BLOOD OF HEROES HC Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL, BRIAN BUCCELLATO and PETER J. TOMASI Art by FERNANDO BLANCO and MARCIO TAKARA Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale JULY 27 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US Get ready to ride with the GCPD in these epics from DETECTIVE COMICS #41-47 and the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #2! With a new Batman on patrol, Harvey Bullock is leading a Bat task force—but can he be trusted? And what kind of welcome awaits his new partner, Renee Montoya? Plus, the Joker’s Daughter reveals her plans to take on Batman and his task force—and they might prove deadly to Jim Gordon! And the new creative team of writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Marcio Takara takes Batman on his first mission with the Justice League to solve a series of mysterious mass murders.

BME1_v2_56bbe12a27bf88.07319637BATMAN EARTH ONE VOL. 2 TP Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by GARY FRANK and JON SIBAL Cover by GARY FRANK On sale JUNE 15 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US The sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller and critically acclaimed BATMAN: EARTH ONE by the superstar creative team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank is here in trade paperback! While Gotham City is plunged into terror by an enigmatic anarchist and killer calling himself The Riddler, the Dark Knight must reconcile the increasingly conflicting ideologies of Detective Jim Gordon and Bruce Wayne’s head of security, Alfred Pennyworth. But there are many more mysteries lurking within Gotham City, including the secret agenda of Harvey Dent and the bizarre creature prowling the sewers—Killer Croc!

BM_ARK_KNIGHT_v3_56bbe162861352.94066826BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT VOL. 3 HC Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by STEPHEN SEGOVIA, VIKTOR BOGDANOVIC, IG GUARA, ROBSON ROCHA and others Game art cover On sale JULY 6 • 200 pg, FC, $24.99 US In these stories from issues #10-12, ANNUAL #1 the Robin Special, the Batgirl/Harley Quinn Special and more, the Arkham Knight goes hunting for the Scarecrow, and finds something even more horrifying! Plus, the villains of Gotham City unite with the Scarecrow and the Arkham Knight while Bane threatens everything Batman holds dear. And, Tim Drake must defend Wayne Enterprises from a gang of armed thugs.

BMRBET_v2 copy_56bbe1715cf8c5.17930756BATMAN AND ROBIN ETERNAL VOL. 2 TP Written by JAMES TYNION IV, SCOTT SNYDER and others Art by various Cover by TONY S. DANIEL On sale JUNE 29 • 336 pg, FC, $34.99 US The Dynamic Duo thought they defeated her for good, but Mother is back—and she’s ready to enact her grand plan! And, when the truth behind Batman’s greatest failure is revealed, one of his allies may walk away from the fight forever. And as the world burns, it’s up to Dick Grayson to save a generation from unspeakable tragedy! Collects BATMAN AND ROBIN ETERNAL #13-26.

KCROC_Cv1_2Dvar2BATMAN: ARKHAM – KILLER CROC TP Written by GERRY CONWAY and others Art by various Cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY On sale JUNE 22 • 296 pg, FC, $19.99 US Known for his brutal strength and hot temper, Killer Croc has been one of Batman’s most physically formidable foes. Born with epidermolytic hyperkeratosis, a medical condition causing Killer Croc’s skin to harden and appear lizard-like, Croc has learned to embrace his destiny as a creature of Gotham’s seedy underbelly. This new title collects some of Killer Croc’s greatest stories.

Flash Silver Age Vol. 1_56bbe1c2665b16.35386146THE FLASH: THE SILVER AGE VOL. 1 TP Written by JOHN BROOME and ROBERT KANIGHER Art by CARMINE INFANTINO, JOE GIELLA and others Cover by MICHAEL CHO On sale JUNE 15 • 424 pg, FC, $24.99 US Collecting the earliest adventures of The Flash from SHOWCASE #4, 8 and 14, and THE FLASH #105-113! Witness the origin of The Flash, the debuts of his Rogues Gallery, including Captain Cold, Gorilla Grodd and Weather Wizard, and the introductions of fellow heroes Kid Flash and the Elongated Man.

bm_GA_omni_2_56bbe1f9c7b0f4.67247446BATMAN: THE GOLDEN AGE OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC Written by BILL FINGER and others Art by BOB KANE, JERRY ROBINSON and others Cover by DARWYN COOKE On sale AUGUST 10 • 776 pg, FC, $75.00 US This second Golden Age collection includes stories from the early 1940s in which the Dynamic Duo battle evildoers including the Penguin, the Joker, Two-Face, the Scarecrow and many more. Collects DETECTIVE COMICS #57-74, BATMAN #8-15 and WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #4-9.

ALL-STAR SECTION_56bbe206d0e4a5.63263701ALL-STAR SECTION 8 TP Written by GARTH ENNIS Art and cover by JOHN McCREA On sale JUNE 15 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US The DC Universe is in danger and there’s only one super team that can save the day! Unlikely hero Sixpack heads to Gotham City to rebuild Section Eight—but when he comes up one hero short, Sixpack must try to recruit heroes like Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and more! Collects the six-issue miniseries plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: HARLEY QUINN #2. TALES OF BM_BRENNERT_56bbe25fa743a3.47530765TALES OF THE BATMAN: ALAN BRENNERT HC Written by ALAN BRENNERT Art by JIM APARO, JOE STATON, DICK GIORDANO and others Cover by JIM APARO On sale JULY 13 • 208 pg, FC, $29.99 US The Dark Knight stars in this new collection of tales written by Alan Brennert from THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #178, 181, 182 and 197, DETECTIVE COMICS #500, BATMAN: HOLY TERROR #1 and more, guest-starring Deadman, Black Canary, The Creeper, Hawk and Dove and more.

HARLEY_KKBS_56bbe2767c8a75.31414516HARLEY QUINN VOL. 3: KISS KISS BANG STAB TP Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by CHAD HARDIN, JOHN TIMMS, BEN CALDWELL, THONY SILAS, DARWYN COOKE and others Cover by AMANDA CONNER On sale JUNE 22 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US Harley was certain she could have it all. She could be the world’s best landlord, protect Coney Island from the scum of the earth, woo Mason Macabre, work her day job as a psychiatrist, volunteer at the puppy shelter…but that’s a lot of spinning plates, and eventually they’re bound to start breaking! What happens when a psychopath cracks up? Is it possible for Harley to go even more insane?! Don’t miss this big helping of Harley from HARLEY QUINN #14-16, ANNUAL #1, VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL #1, and HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1!


JLU_v3_56bbe2b188c9d9.37639006JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED VOL. 3: REUNITED TP Written by JEFF PARKER Art by TRAVEL FOREMAN, PAUL PELLETIER and ROB HUNTER Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN On sale JUNE 29 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US In these stories from JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED #11-16 and an 8-page Sneak Peek story appearing in print for the first time, the team is transported into an eternal war between the forces of good and evil—but they’ll need to work with both sides to escape and end the violence. Can the team survive the onslaught of attacks and end the war? Featuring Batgirl, Stargirl, Robotman Vandal Savage and more!

DC_NEW_FRONTIER_56bbe2c33fba66.98221589DC: THE NEW FRONTIER TP Written by DARWYN COOKE Art by DARWYN COOKE, J. BONE, DAVE BULLOCK and others Cover by DARWYN COOKE On sale JUNE 22 • 480 pg, FC, $34.99 US Darwyn Cooke’s acclaimed epic is back in a new title collecting the 6-issue miniseries plus JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE NEW FRONTIER SPECIAL #1! When Cold War paranoia outlawed the heroes of the Golden Age, stalwarts such as Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman continued to fight for truth and justice. But as the world hurtled toward an uncertain future, a new breed of hero would define the American Way!

BMSOB_V1_56bbe3011af270.85579761BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT VOL. 1 TP Written by ALAN GRANT Art by NORM BREYFOGLE, DAN JURGENS, TIM SALE and others Cover by BRIAN STELFREEZE On sale JUNE 8 • 320 pg, FC, $24.99 US Arkham Asylum is known for its lunatic inmates, and, now, one in particular: Batman. After the murder of a police officer, the Caped Crusader has been sentenced to Arkham Asylum, where a serial killer lurks the halls. Can Batman capture this knife-wielding fiend or will his enemies reach him first? Collecting the classic BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #1-12.

DSK_TERM_v3_56bbe318239aa8.81571838DEATHSTROKE THE TERMINATOR VOL. 3: NUCLEAR WINTER TP Written by MARV WOLFMAN Art by ART NICHOLS, WILL BLYBERG, STEVE ERWIN and others Cover by MIKE ZECK On sale JUNE 22 • 296 pg, FC, $19.99 US In these stories from DEATHSTROKE THE TERMINATOR #14-20, Deathstroke is in trouble. He’s hunted by the CIA and the Teen Titans—and he may be dying. And while he takes refuge on Titans island, he learns that the island has been taken over by the forces of the evil Lord Chaos. How will he escape with his what remains of his life?

52 v1_56bbe3328271f2.1621253752 BOOK ONE TP Written by GEOFF JOHNS, GRANT MORRISON, GREG RUCKA and MARK WAID Art by KEITH GIFFEN, JOE BENNETT, CHRIS BATISTA, KEN LASHLEY, EDDY BARROWS, PATRICK OLLIFFE and others Cover by J.G. JONES On sale JUNE 15 • 584 pg, FC, $29.99 US After the INFINITE CRISIS, the DC Universe spent a year without Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman. Now, the first 26 issues of this weekly series are collected with stories by a superstar team of writers and some of comics’ top artists!

SM_OMNIBUS_2 copy_56bbe3533686c7.02291173SUPERMAN: THE GOLDEN AGE OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC Written by JERRY SIEGEL Art by JOE SHUSTER and others Cover by DARWYN COOKE On sale JULY 6 • 736 pg, FC, $75.00 US In these early Superman tales, the Man of Tomorrow battles crooked gamblers, fights for the rights of downtrodden citizens, and tackles corrupt politicians! Collected from ACTION COMICS #32-50, SUPERMAN #8-15, WORLD’S BEST COMICS #1 and WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #2-6.

STARMAN_OMNI_3_56bbe3fb6f62a1.12518083STARMAN OMNIBUS VOL. 3 TP Written by JAMES ROBINSON Art by TONY HARRIS, GENE HA, PHIL JIMENEZ, J.H. WILLIAMS III and others Cover by TONY HARRIS RESOLICIT • On sale JUNE 1 • 432 pg, FC, $29.99 US In this third STARMAN volume collecting STARMAN #30-38, STARMAN ANNUAL #2 and STARMAN SECRET FILES #1, Opal City is terrorized by Dr. Pip, an eccentric bomber. Plus, Starman teams up with Batman to save the life of Solomon Grundy.

SM_ACTION_V8_56bbe411937102.91195240SUPERMAN: ACTION COMICS VOL. 8: TRUTH HC Written by GREG PAK and AARON KUDER Art by AARON KUDER, HOWARD PORTER and SCOTT KOLINS Cover by AARON KUDER On sale JULY 20 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US In these stories from ACTION COMICS #41-47 and the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: SUPERBOY #2, Clark deals with a society that no longer trusts him as he fights off a monstrous army that’s trying to destroy Metropolis. The only problem? Along with his secret identity, Superman’s powers have gone on the fritz. Does the former Man of Steel have enough strength to stop this grave threat?

PREZ_TEEN_PRESIDENT_56bbe42b414219.72761867PREZ: THE FIRST TEENAGE PRESIDENT TP Written by JOE SIMON, ED BRUBAKER, FRANK MILLER, NEIL GAIMAN and others Art by FRANK MILLER, BRYAN TALBOT, ERIC SHANOWER, JERRY GRANDANETTI and others Cover by JERRY GRANDANETTI On sale JUNE 1 • 224 pg, FC, $24.99 US The political career of Prez Rickard, the first teen president of the United States, is collected in a single volume featuring stories from PREZ #1-4, CANCELLED COMICS CAVALCADE and SUPERGIRL #10 (1974), plus unexpected appearances from THE SANDMAN #54, VERTIGO VISIONS: PREZ #1 and pages from BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN #1 and THE MULTIVERSITY GUIDEBOOK #1.

coloring_dc_ww_56bbe4699a2a72.67086124COLORING DC: WONDER WOMAN TP Art by GEORGE PEREZ, PHIL JIMENEZ, DAVID FINCH and others Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO On sale JUNE 29 • 96 pg, B&W, $15.99 US DC’s Amazon princess stars in a new coloring book focusing on her greatest covers, splash pages and more by some of comics’ top artists!

SM_WW_V3_56bbe483a01290.77742034SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN VOL. 3: CASUALTIES OF WAR TP Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by DOUG MAHNKE, JAIME MENDOZA and others Cover by DOUG MAHNKE On sale JUNE 8 • 144 pg, FC, $16.99 US The mysterious hero called Wonderstar needs guidance from Superman and Wonder Woman in dealing with his strange, erratic powers—and for help in protecting his loved ones. But with his past a blank slate, why does he feel a strange connection to them? Collects SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #13-17!

WW_'77_v1_56bbe49a4554d9.45204064WONDER WOMAN ‘77 VOL. 1 TP Written by MARC ANDREYKO Art by DREW JOHNSON, MATT HALEY, JASON BADOWER, CAT STAGGS and others Cover by NICOLA SCOTT On sale JUNE 15 • 160 pg, FC, $16.99 US Travel back to the sizzling ‘70s as the undercover Amazon Princess joins forces with special agent Steve Trevor to defend America against Cold War-era criminals. A search for an escaped Soviet scientist brings Wonder Woman to the hottest disco of the day, Studio 52, where a live stage act might prove more of a threat to Wonder Woman than the Russian Roller Derby girls out to bring the scientist home. This new title collects WONDER WOMAN ‘77 SPECIAL #1-2.

LEGENDS_56bbe4b377c707.34847167LEGENDS 30TH ANNIVERSARY EDITION TP Written by JOHN OSTRANDER and LEN WEIN Art by JOHN BYRNE and KARL KESEL Cover by JOHN BYRNE On sale JUNE 1• 168 pg, FC, $16.99 US In the wake of CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS, the heroes of the DC Universe must find a new purpose and direction in the battle for justice! When G. Gordon Godfrey arrives on behalf of Darkseid to create a hate campaign that outlaws super-heroic activities, the world’s greatest find themselves fighting the very people they swore to protect! Don’t miss this new edition collecting the 6-issue miniseries, including the first appearance of the modern Suicide Squad!

SM_PANIC_56bbe4ca5c7af8.65780261SUPERMAN: PANIC IN THE SKY TP NEW EDITION Written by DAN JURGENS, ROGER STERN, LOUISE SIMONSON and JERRY ORDWAY Art by DAN JURGENS, BOB McLEOD, JON BOGDANOVE, TOM GRUMMETT and others Cover by DAN JURGENS and BRETT BREEDING On sale JUNE 8 • 296 pg, FC, $19.99 US In this new edition of DC classic, Brainiac invades the earth with his ultimate weapon—Warworld! With the help of Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern and more, Superman must defend his adopted home. Collects ACTION COMICS #474-476, SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL #9-11, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #488-490 and SUPERMAN #65-67.

ASTRO_Cv35 copy_56bbc94baf06b2.19132579ASTRO CITY #35 Written by KURT BUSIEK Art by RON RANDALL Cover by ALEX ROSS On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T A spotlight on three generations of Jack-in-the-Box, as the second Jack-in-the-Box’s son must decide whether to follow in the family footsteps or take another path. Also featuring the Trouble Boys, Mister Drama, the Weirdies and more. And featuring guest artist Ron Randall (CONVERGENCE: CATWOMAN, Trekker).

ARTOPS_Cv8_Previews copy_56bbc95b171602.21377322ART OPS #8 Written by SHAUN SIMON Art by MICHAEL ALLRED and MATT BRUNDAGE Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Does man control art or does art control man? That’s the crisis Reggie Riot faces in the aftermath of the power and destruction caused by his art arm. He already knows what his mother thinks, but what about his father? Enter Danny Doll and his own team of renegade artists and agents who aim to make the world their masterpiece, in part 1 of “Popism.”

DRKBLDY_Cv4_Previews copy_56bbc96a8d8c43.95089905THE DARK AND BLOODY #4 Written by SHAWN ALDRIDGE Art by SCOTT GODLEWSKI Cover by TYLER CROOK On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Now that Iris’s bloody past is exposed and his connection to the mysterious Ayah revealed, there is nothing stopping Ayah from openly seeking vengeance. With Iris sent away on an overnight trip to deliver moonshine, the cursed Iraqi girl goes to Iris’s house to take his son. She’ll go through anything and anyone to get the child, including Iris’s pregnant wife!

CLNRM_Cv8_Previews_R1 copy_56bbc97c4f4610.79150278CLEAN ROOM #8 Written by GAIL SIMONE Art by JON DAVIS-HUNT Cover by JENNY FRISON On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US MATURE READERS Shocking news comes from on high concerning the seemingly indestructible Astrid Mueller…and Chloe meets with Detective Avil Demakos as they dig deeper into the deadly mysteries of the Clean Room. The second arc of this hit series starts with a bang. CLNRM_v1 copy_56bbc98c5fc9e3.50522119CLEAN ROOM VOL. 1: IMMACULATE CONCEPTION TP Written by GAIL SIMONE Art by JON DAVIS-HUNT Cover by JENNY FRISON On sale JUNE 15 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS In the first six issues of this new Vertigo series, meet Astrid Mueller, the enigmatic leader of a giant self-help organization. Journalist Chloe Pierce’s fiancé committed suicide after reading Astrid’s book—and now Chloe is determined to find out who Astrid Mueller really is and learn the secret of the Clean Room, where your deepest fears are revealed.

FABLWOLF_v2 copy_56bbc9a0deedf6.45655234FABLES: THE WOLF AMONG US VOL. 2 TP Written by MATTHEW STURGES and DAVE JUSTUS Art by ERIC NGUYEN, STEPHEN SADOWSKI and others Cover by CHRISSIE ZULLO On sale JUNE 29 • 288 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS Beatings and bullets won’t stop Bigby as the hunt for the killer leads him to back rooms, secret passageways and clues he’ll only find by taking a good, hard look in the mirror. Plus, the origin of Bloody Mary, and the Crooked Man’s rise to power. Collects issues #8-16.


FLINCH BOOK TWO TP Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO, STEVEN T. SEAGLE, JOE R. LANDSDALE, MIKE CAREY and others Art by SEAN PHILLIPS, DANIJEL ZEZELJ, DAVID LLOYD, BRUCE TIMM, CLIFF CHIANG, FRANK QUITELY, RYAN SOOK, PHILIP BOND and others Cover by PHIL HALE On sale JUNE 8 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US • MATURE READERS In this second helping of horror from FLINCH #9-16, read about a heart transplant with unexpected results, the day a different kind of Santa visits the mall, a torrid affair between hardened criminals, and much more!

LGT_Cv6 copy_56bbc9ce85ee22.56632195LAST GANG IN TOWN #6 Written by SIMON OLIVER Art by RUFUS DAYGLO Cover by ROB DAVIS On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Ava’s brown bread, the past is prologue and all that bollox, and the gang are left to boldly go where no thieving guttersnipe has gone before…in other words, their original mentor, Ava, who brought the gang together in 1977, has orchestrated one last heist from beyond the grave. It’s now 2018, and if Joey, Alex, and Billy follow the old bird’s plan, they’ll pull off the ultimate score of the 21st century. They just have to go into orbit to do it.

Luci_Cv6_Previews copy_56bbc9ddc45175.90646794LUCIFER #6 Written by HOLLY BLACK Art by STEPHANIE HANS Cover by CHRISTOPHER MOELLER On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Rosemary’s just an average American co-ed bringing her boyfriend, Takehiko, home from college to meet her parents, who happen to be Satanists. The second act of Holly Black’s critically acclaimed divine family drama starts here! Featuring ethereal guest art by Stephanie Hans (Angela, Wicked and Divine) and a new cover in a long LUCIFER legacy by Christopher Moeller.

JACKED_tp copy_56bbc9ebbaecd4.75845287JACKED TP Written by ERIC KRIPKE Art by JOHN HIGGINS Cover by GLENN FABRY On sale JUNE 1 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS In this collection of the 6-issue miniseries, Josh Jaffe, a neurotic family man in the midst of a midlife crisis, buys a “smart pill” to increase his focus and jolt him out of his slump. But to Josh’s surprise, the pill gives him incredible strength and power—but is extremely addictive. This irreverent and brutally realistic story examines both the mighty highs and humiliating lows of being a real-life superhero.

NOLA v1 copy_56bbca35094455.87714243NORTHLANDERS VOL. ONE: THE ANGLO-SAXON SAGA TP Written by BRIAN WOOD Art by DAVIDE GIANFELICE, DEAN ORMSTON, RYAN KELLY, DANIJEL ZEZELJ and MARIAN CHURCHLAND Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE On sale JUNE 22 • 464 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875” • $29.99 US MATURE READERS These tales illustrate the harsh life of the Viking invasion and occupation of the British Isles from the 8th to 11th centuries. Families are broken, lives are saved, and death is everywhere in these gritty tales from NORTHLANDERS #1-16, #18-19 and #41.

NEWROM_Cv3_Previews copy_56bbca56610d84.82330884NEW ROMANCER #6 Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art and cover by BRETT PARSON On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Byron has asked adorable geek Lexy to marry him—but is it true love, or just part of Incubator’s cruel A.I. experiment? Meanwhile, what has Mata Hari planned for Lexy’s dad? And will computer genius Ada Lovelace ever escape from cyber space? These and other questions will be answered, just make sure you’re at the church on time for the conclusion to this strangest of modern romances!

RTHORN_Cv7_Previews copy_56bbca697f60f3.54696144RED THORN #7 Written by DAVID BAILLIE Guest art by STEVE PUGH Cover by CHOONG YOON On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Come with us as we visit the Glasgow of 1991, where you’ll find a few familiar faces, and some of the answers you’ve been searching for these past six months. Guest artist for our intermission chapter, “Hairspray Queen,” is none other than the legendary Steve Pugh (ANIMAL MAN), and he is pulling precisely zero punches in his depiction of this story. Prepare to weep.

SANDMAN MYSTERY VOL1 copy_56bbca7d2c0671.86178685SANDMAN MYSTERY THEATRE BOOK ONE TP Written by MATT WAGNER Art by GUY DAVIS, JOHN WATKISS and R.G. TAYLOR Cover by GAVIN WILSON On sale JUNE 15 • 320 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875” • $29.99 US • MATURE READERS In these noir tales from SANDMAN MYSTERY THEATRE #1-12, millionaire Wesley Dodds becomes the Sandman to fight injustice in 1930s New York City, going after kidnappers, blackmailers and predators who prey on rich socialites.

ST_167_C1 copy_56bbca931f6177.01319273SWAMP THING: TRIAL BY FIRE TP Written by MARK MILLAR Art by PHIL HESTER, KIM DeMULDER and CURT SWAN Cover by JOHN TOTLEBEN On sale JUNE 29 • 272 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS In these tales from SWAMP THING #161-171, a powerful force arrives on Earth to steal Swamp Thing’s new elemental abilities. Then, the government sends Jason Woodrue to locate Swamp Thing in the Louisiana bayou. But Swamp Thing may be as altered as his environment—and John Constantine and the Phantom Stranger have their own plans for dealing with what he’s become.

SURCL_Cv8_Previews copy_56bbcaa96cbcf2.60761110SURVIVORS’ CLUB #8 Written by LAUREN BEUKES and DALE HALVORSEN Art by RYAN KELLY Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ On sale MAY 4 • 144 pg, FC, $3.99 US MATURE READERS Stab, you’re it! Trapped in the Muskagee house, the Survivors play a deadly game of hide and seek with the murderous Mr. Empty. To survive, they’ll have to work together. But within the dark and twisted interior of this monstrous house nothing is what it seems…including allegiances.

SHRFBAB_Cv6_logo copy_56bbcb258aabb6.63583074THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON #6 Written by TOM KING Art by MITCH GERADS Cover by JOHN PAUL LEON On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 12, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS It’s always hard to know for sure who is winning in a war, but for Christopher and his allies, they sure don’t see a clear victory coming anytime soon. While Chris and Sofia try to deal with a personal tragedy falling out from the attack on her convoy, Nassir’s enemies make another move on him and his wife—and this time the couple won’t get away so easily. This all began with two dead bodies, but it’s anyone’s guess how many more there will be before everything is finished.

SURCL_Cv8_Previews copy_56bbcaa96cbcf2.60761110SUICIDERS: KINGS OF HELL.A. #3 Written by LEE BERMEJO Art by ALESSANDRO VITTI Cover by LEE BERMEJO On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS The streets of New Angeles are dangerous, and it’s not just because of gangs like the Kings of HelL.A. protecting their turf with violence. There are other creatures, unseen predators, feeding on life through death. One in particular has a history with Leonard from back in the day when he was Suiciding under the name Coyote. As Leonard tries to create a new future for himself, he’ll realize that the past is always waiting to bite him on the ass.

UNF_Cv7_Previews copy_56bbcb4c169f60.31344621UNFOLLOW #7 Written by ROB WILLIAMS Art by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE Cover by MATT TAYLOR On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Courtney is the “It” girl of the 140 List: an heiress with looks, brains and all the attitude. And now, she’s got her very own hit reality TV show. So what puts the “curt” in Courtney? Why does she hate her father so much? And who is the mystery girl in the next room? Featuring art by Marguerite Sauvage (DC COMICS: BOMBSHELLS, SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN).


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