03 April 2016

DC Comics | Weekly Comic Book Release List For 4/6/16


BATGIRL #50
(W) Cameron Stewart, Brendan Fletcher (A/CA) Babs Tarr
SRP: $4.99

It's the explosive conclusion of the epic that changed Barbara Gordon forever! The enemy lurking at the edges of Batgirl's life has been revealed, as have the gang of heroes assembled to help her! From this point on, Batgirl doesn't walk alone! It's an extra-sized celebration of the greatest hero Burnside has ever known, from Cameron Stewart, Brenden Fletcher and Babs Tarr!

BATMAN BEYOND #11
(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Bernard Chang (CA) Philip Tan
SRP: $2.99

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.

BLOODLINES #1 (OF 6)
(W) J. T. Krul (A/CA) V Kenneth Marion
SRP: $2.99

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.

DC COMICS ESSENTIALS BATMAN DEATH OF THE FAMILY #1
(W) Scott Snyder (A) Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion (CA) Greg Capullo
SRP: $1.00

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!

DETECTIVE COMICS #51
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Fernando Pasarin (CA) Guillem March
SRP: $3.99

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.

GREEN ARROW #51
(W) Ben Percy (A) Szymon Kudranski (CA) Patrick Zircher
SRP: $2.99

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.

GREEN LANTERN #51
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Rafael Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona
SRP: $2.99

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.

HARLEY QUINN APRIL FOOLS SPECIAL #1
(W) Rob Williams (A/CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams
SRP: $4.99

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.

INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US YEAR FIVE #7
(W) Brian Buccellato (A) Mike S. Miller (CA) David Yardin
SRP: $2.99

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!

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARKSEID WAR SPECIAL #1
(W) Geoff Johns (A) Oscar Jimenez & Various (CA) Jason Fabok
SRP: $3.99

The massive "Darkseid War" epic continues to set the stages for the future of the DC Universe as we reveal the secrets behind its newest major player: Darkseid's daughter, Grail! And if the Justice League is not careful, the spoils of war will all end up with her! See the truth behind Grail's role in this war and the future of the DC Universe as she tears her way across it. Don't miss this extra-sized special offered at the regular price of $3.99! 
Plus, world-renowned visualist Kim Jung Gi puts his stamp on the DC Universe with a wall-to-wall-to-wall action triptych featuring the Big Three!

LOONEY TUNES #230
W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Dave Alvarez
SRP: $2.99

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!

MIDNIGHTER #11
(W) Steve Orlando (A) Aco, Hugo Petrus (CA) Aco
SRP: $2.99

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!

NEW SUICIDE SQUAD #19
(W) Tim Seeley (A/CA) Juan Ferreyra
SRP: $2.99

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!

THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON #5 (OF 12) 
(W) Tom King (A) Mitch Gerads (CA) John Paul Leon
SRP: $3.99

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!

SUPERMAN #51
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Mikel Janin (CA) John Romita, Klaus Janson
SRP: $3.99

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?

SURVIVORS CLUB #7
(W) Lauren Beukes, David Halvorson (A) Ryan Kelly (CA) Bill Sienkiewicz
SRP: $3.99

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.

SWAMP THING #4 (OF 6)
(W) Len Wein (A/CA) Kelley Jones
SRP: $2.99

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?

SUPERMAN: THE COMING OF THE SUPERMEN #3 (OF 6)
(W/A/CA) Neal Adams
SRP: $3.99

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.

UNFOLLOW #6
(W) Rob Williams (A) R. M. Guera (CA) Matt Taylor
SRP: $3.99

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.

Hardcovers and Trade Paperbacks

ABSOLUTE TRANSMETROPOLITAN HC VOL 02
(W) Warren Ellis (A) Darick Robertson, Rodney Ramos (CA) Geof Darrow
SRP: $125.00

In this second Absolute edition, outlaw journalist Spider Jerusalem learns of the vicious murder of political consultant Vita Severn, one of the few people he liked, which leads him to delve into the city's police corruption. Then, Spider is hot on the trail of the horrifying truth behind the newly elected president's campaign. Collects issues #19-36.

 BATMAN ADVENTURES TP VOL 04
(W) Kelley Puckett & Various (A) Bruce Timm & Various (CA) Rick Burchett
SRP: $24.99

In these stories from BATMAN ADVENTURES #28-36, BATMAN ADVENTURES HOLIDAY SPECIAL #1 and BATMAN ADVENTURES ANNUAL #2, the Dynamic Duo face their greatest foes, including The Joker, Harley Quinn, Ra's al Ghul, Poison Ivy, Mr. Freeze and more!

BLACK LIGHTNING TP
(W) Tony Isabella, Dennis O'Neil (A) Trevor Von & Various (CA) Rich Buckler, Frank Springer
SRP: $19.99

With the power to generate electricity from within, Jefferson Pierce adopts the secret identity of Black Lightning! But it will take all of his abilities to protect his Metropolis neighborhood of Suicide Slum from those that seek to destroy it. With guest appearances from Superman and more, this new title collects issues #1-11 from the 1970s series, Worlds Finest #260 plus a story from CANCELLED COMICS CAVALCADE.

 GOTHAM BY MIDNIGHT TP VOL 02 REST IN PEACE
(W) Ray Fawkes (A) Juan Ferreyra, Christian Duce (CA) Bill Sienkiewicz
SRP: $16.99

As the Midnight Shift is interrogated by Internal Affairs, Dr. Tarr makes a discovery that might change everything for Corrigan and The Spectre. But will it be too late? Collects GOTHAM BY MIDNIGHT #6-12, ANNUAL #1 and the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: CATWOMAN #2.

GREEN LANTERN CORPS THE LOST ARMY TP
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Jesus Saiz & Various (CA) Jesus Saiz
SRP: $16.99

John Stewart, Guy Gardner, Kilowog, and the rest of the Green Lantern Corps are lost in an unknown universe. The Corps will have to rely on a few questionable allies in order make their way home. The problem is, they have no idea where home is... Collects the entire six-issue GREEN LANTERN: THE LOST ARMY miniseries!

 SUICIDE SQUAD TP VOL 03 ROGUES
(W) John Ostrander & Various (A) Luke McDonnell & Various (CA) Karl Kesel, Luke McDonnell
SRP: $19.99

The Suicide Squad is back in stories from issues #17-25 and ANNUAL #1! First, the team stumbles into the Meta-Zone, where they encounter Shade, the Changing Man. Then, the Jihad is back-and there are scores to settle! And Captain Boomerang is about to pay for masquerading as Mirror Master!

 SUPERMAN EMPEROR JOKER TP
(W) Jeph Loeb & Various (A) Ed McGuinness & Various (CA) Ed McGuinness, Cam Smith
SRP: $19.99

Collecting an unforgettable, twisted story, originally presented in SUPERMAN #160-161, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #582-583, SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL #104-105, ACTION COMICS #769-770 and SUPERMAN: EMPEROR JOKER #1. In this tale of a reality gone wrong, Superman must struggle against The Joker, Emperor of the universe!
 SUPERMAN HC VOL 01 BEFORE TRUTH
(W) Gene Luen Yang (A) John Romita & Various (CA) John Romita, Klaus Janson
SRP: $22.99

Collecting stories from SUPERMAN #40-46 and a story from DC COMICS DIVERGENCE #1! Superman's biggest secret-his secret identity-has remained safe, until now. What will happen when the truth is revealed?

 SWEET TOOTH DELUXE ED HC BOOK 02 
(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Jeff Lemire & Various (CA) Jeff Lemire
SRP: $29.99

In these tales from SWEET TOOTH #13-25, Gus learns that the path to freedom can be deadlier than captivity. Plus, Gus reluctantly joins Jepperd to hunt for the missing girls as the tension between the two continues to grow.

 WONDER WOMAN EARTH ONE HC VOL 01
(W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Yanick Paquette
SRP: $22.99

In this new installment of the New York Times best-selling Earth One original graphic novel line, Grant Morrison (THE MULTIVERSITY) joins with Yanick Paquette (SWAMP THING, BATMAN, INC.) to reimagine  Wonder Woman for a new era. Encompassing the vision of her original creator, William Moulton Marston, Morrison presents a Diana who yearns to break free from her mother and the utopian society on Paradise Island to learn about the forbidden outside world. Her dreams may come true when Air Force pilot Steve Trevor crashes on their shores, and she must defy the laws of the Amazons to return him to Man's World.
Is she ready for the culture shock that awaits her in America? And is the world ready for this Wonder Woman?

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