25 May 2016

DC Comics | August 2016 Comic Book Preview Solicitations

ALL-STAR BATMAN #1
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by JOHN ROMITA JR., DANNY MIKI and DECLAN SHALVEY
Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR. and DANNY MIKI
Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA JR. and DANNY MIKI
Variant cover by JOCK
Variant cover by DECLAN SHALVEY

“My Own Worst Enemy” part one! Superstar writer Scott Snyder explodes into an all-new Batman series alongside legendary artist John Romita Jr., reimagining some of the Dark Knight’s greatest villains. First up: Two-Face! Batman must take Two-Face to a destination out of Gotham City, but the duplicitous villain has a two of spades up his sleeve. Every assassin, bounty hunter and ordinary citizen with something to hide is on their tails with one goal: kill Batman! Handcuffed together on the road to hell, this is Batman and Two-Face as you’ve never seen them before!
On sale AUGUST 10 • 40 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T


BLUE BEETLE: REBIRTH #1
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art and cover by SCOTT KOLINS
Variant cover by CULLY HAMNER

Lost in the desert with no memory of the past few years, teenager Jaime Reyes must find his way home again—but when he reaches his town, he’s shocked to find it abandoned and in the hands of government officials…officials who are very interested in the Blue Beetle and the scarab that gives him his power! How can Jaime find his family and uncover the secret behind the town’s seizure—and why Kord Industries is helping keep the world from learning the truth?
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

BATGIRL #2
Written by HOPE LARSON
Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL

“Beyond Burnside” part two. Batgirl is off to Singapore! Following the mysterious advice of the ancient superhero known as Fruit Bat, Babs dives into the dangerous world of MMA fighting. But her first opponent may be more than just an adversary in the ring. Could she be connected to Babs’ new travel-companion-slash-maybe-crush?
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #1
Written by JULIE BENSON and SHAWNA BENSON
Art by CLAIRE ROE • Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
Variant cover by KAMOME SHIRAHAMA

“Who Is Oracle?” part one! Someone has stolen the name Oracle right out of Barbara Gordon’s past! Hot on this false Oracle’s trail, Batgirl, Black Canary, and Huntress are all tracking the same mafia capo…so it makes sense to team up, right? Problem is, Barbara and Dinah need the secrets locked up in Oracle’s brain…and Helena Bertinelli would rather put a crossbow bolt right through it!
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T



DEATHSTROKE: REBIRTH #1
Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST
Art by CARLO PAGULAYAN and JASON PAZ
Cover by ACO
Variant cover by STEPHEN PLATT

A thousand enemies, a thousand kills—Deathstroke is the world’s greatest assassin. Stalked by an unseen foe, Slade Wilson is confronted by his own troubled past and challenged to reinvent himself before he loses everything and everyone in his life. Can Deathstroke be redeemed? Or will his addiction to violence destroy him?
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

DEATHSTROKE #1
Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST
Art and cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN and JASON PAZ
Variant cover by SHANE DAVIS

“The Professional” part one! Deathstroke’s latest contract takes him to a war-torn African country, where he finds himself caught in the middle of a disintegrating alliance between a ruthless dictator and a deadly super-villain. With an entire nation at stake, Slade Wilson must choose between fulfilling his contract and saving an old friend.
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+



HARLEY QUINN #1
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by CHAD HARDIN
Covers by AMANDA CONNER
Variant covers by BILL SIENKIEWICZ

“Die Laughing” part one! Welcome back to Harley Quinn’s crazy world on Coney Island…now get ready to wave goodbye, because everyone there just might get eaten alive! Harley’s gotta protect her neighborhood against an all-out zombie apocalypse! Break out the chainsaws, everybody!
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+







HARLEY QUINN #2
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by CHAD HARDIN
Covers by AMANDA CONNER
Variant covers by BILL SIENKIEWICZ

“Die Laughing” part two! As the plague of zombies on Coney Island continues to spread, Harley must rescue one of her own from the undead hordes…and try to uncover the cause of this corpse-y catastrophe!
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

THE HELLBLAZER #1
Written by SIMON OLIVER
Art and cover by MORITAT
Variant cover by JOHN CASSADAY

“The Poison Truth” part one! London may have recovered from Constantine’s return, but he hasn’t. Mercury hasn’t forgiven him, but she won’t leave him alone, and Swamp Thing is calling in a favor. And all the while, bigger things are brewing...
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+


RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #1
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by DEXTER SOY
Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and CAM SMITH
Variant cover by MATTEO SCALERA

“Dark Trinity” part one! When a turf war puts Black Mask in Red Hood’s crosshairs, Jason discovers that the False Face Society is not what it seems, and that the organization is about to auction off a powerful weapon. As criminals from all over the globe descend on Gotham City, Jason must prove that he belongs amongst the city’s worst in order to gain access to this Dark Summit!
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

SUPERGIRL: REBIRTH #1
Written by STEVE ORLANDO
Art by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO and RAY McCARTHY
Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO
Variant cover by ADAM HUGHES

Supergirl turns to the shadowy organization known as the D.E.O. (Department of Extranormal Operations) to restore her lost powers once and for all! But as a fateful experiment sends Kara Zor-El rocketing toward the sun, disaster strikes at home in the form of the lost Kryptonian werewolf Lar-On! All the epic action of the brand new Supergirl series starts here!
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

SUICIDE SQUAD: REBIRTH #1
Written by ROB WILLIAMS
Art and cover by PHILIP TAN and JONATHAN GLAPION
Variant cover by AMANDA CONNER

Soldier. War hero. Traitor. Captain Rick Flag was one of America’s greatest military commanders before he was banished to a secret military prison. But after years of isolation, Flag’s life changes forever when a woman called Amanda Waller offers him redemption in exchange for taking on the single most dangerous job in the entire DC Universe: keeping the Suicide Squad alive!
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

SUICIDE SQUAD #1
Written by ROB WILLIAMS
Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Variant cover by LEE BERMEJO
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“The Black Vault” part one! When a mysterious and definitely super-important cosmic item falls out of the heavens and into enemy hands, America has only one option: Task Force X, Amanda Waller’s strike team of incarcerated super-criminals. A one-stop-shop for plausibly deniable espionage and ultra- violence, this “Suicide Squad” only handles missions they’re not expected to survive. An insane new era of SUICIDE SQUAD begins here with superstar artist Jim Lee and red-hot writer Rob Williams (UNFOLLOW, MARTIAN MANHUNTER).
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

SUPERWOMAN #1
Written by PHIL JIMENEZ
Art by PHIL JIMENEZ and MATT SANTORELLI
Cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
Variant cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON

“Who Is Superwoman?” part one! Lois Lane takes flight! Now powered up with the abilities of Superman, Lois pledges to carry on the super-legacy as Superwoman! There’s only one problem: Lois’ new powers are killing her, and neither she nor her friend and confidant Lana Lang know what to do about it. Will Lois even survive long enough to learn the deadly secret of Ultra Woman?
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

ACTION COMICS #961
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art by STEPHEN SEGOVIA and ART THIBERT
Covers by CLAY MANN
Variant covers by GARY FRANK

“Path to Doom” part five! With his family’s safety hanging in the balance, Superman confronts Doomsday to finally bring the beast’s destructive rage to an end. To save his wife and son, Superman must overcome the monster that once killed him, or die trying!
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

ACTION COMICS #962
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art by STEPHEN SEGOVIA and ART THIBERT
Covers by CLAY MANN
Variant covers by GARY FRANK

“Path to Doom” part six! In the epic conclusion, the mystery of Black Zero deepens just as the Man of Steel makes a fateful decision that may stop Doomsday, but also risks the lives of those he loves most.
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

AQUAMAN #4
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by PHILIPPE BRIONES
Covers by BRAD WALKER and ANDREW HENNESSY
Variant covers by JOSHUA MIDDLETON

“The Drowning” part four. Aquaman is arrested for a war crime he didn’t commit: ordering an Atlantean terrorist attack on the surface, killing hundreds! The young king is willing to sit behind bars if it means peace between two worlds, but one ally is determined to break Aquaman out, no matter the cost: his girlfriend Mera!
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T








AQUAMAN #5
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by PHILIPPE BRIONES
Covers by BRAD WALKER and ANDREW HENNESSY
Variant covers by JOSHUA MIDDLETON

“The Drowning” part five. Unjustly branded a murderer and a fugitive, Aquaman’s forced to defend himself against the might of America’s military. Meanwhile, Black Manta and the deadly underwater crime cabal known as N.E.M.O. advance their plan for revenge on Aquaman.
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

BATMAN #4
Written by TOM KING
Art and covers by DAVID FINCH and MATT BANNING
Variant covers by TIM SALE

“I Am Gotham” part four. When Gotham City falls prey to true evil, will Batman be abandoned by the new heroes Gotham and Gotham Girl? The Dark Knight must decide who to entrust with the safety of his beloved city if he hopes for any of its citizens to survive.
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T









BATMAN #5
Written by TOM KING
Art and covers by DAVID FINCH and MATT BANNING
Variant covers by TIM SALE

“I Am Gotham” part five. In the final chapter of this epic, is Batman truly the hero Gotham City deserves—or does it deserve better? In this ultimate showdown, where the line between allies and enemies blurs, the question will finally be answered…and the fate of Gotham will be decided.
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

DETECTIVE COMICS #938
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art and cover by ALVARO MARTINEZ and RAUL FERNANDEZ
Variant covers by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

“Rise of the Batmen” part five! Batman, Batwoman, and the entire team take the fight to the deadly Colony! Those highly trained operatives took the Bat-team apart on their own turf…so how will they fare when the Colony is in its element, with all their weapons trained on our heroes?
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T








DETECTIVE COMICS #939
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
Variant covers by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

“Rise of the Batmen” part six! The full scope of the Colony’s plans, and their mysterious leader, have all been revealed…so what’s it going to take to stop them? Believe us, you are not prepared for the last scene!
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

THE FLASH #4
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art by NEIL GOOGE
Covers by Carmine Di Giandomenico
Variant covers by DAVE JOHNSON

“Lightning Strikes Twice” part four! The leader of the science-terrorist group Black Hole has weaponized the Speed Force, leading to a final confrontation with The Flash and his new league of citizen speedsters.
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T









THE FLASH #5
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art by NEIL GOOGE
Covers by Carmine Di Giandomenico
Variant covers by DAVE JOHNSON

“Lightning Strikes Twice” part five! With Central City now protected by dozens of freshly trained Flashes, Barry Allen takes time out to explore a new relationship. Meanwhile, a serial killer targets citizen speedsters as Wally West takes his first steps toward becoming the new Kid Flash…
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

GREEN ARROW #4-5
Written by BENJAMIN PERCY
Art and covers by JUAN FERREYRA
Variant covers by NEAL ADAMS

“The Death and Life of Oliver Queen” part four! Black Canary steps through the deadly gates of Inferno, the global super-villain answer to Fort Knox, to discover the truth behind the destruction of Oliver Queen’s life, fortune and reputation. Meanwhile, Seattle’s manhunt for the outlaw Green Arrow takes an exhilarating twist when an old frenemy makes an unexpected return.

“The Death and Life of Oliver Queen” part five! It’s Green Arrow and Black Canary versus Shado and the Ninth Circle in the belly of the Inferno.
#4 on sale AUGUST 3 • #5 on sale AUGUST 17 • Each 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

GREEN LANTERNS #4
Written by SAM HUMPHRIES
Art by ARDIAN SYAF
Covers by ROBSON ROCHA
Variant covers by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO

“Red Planet” part four! There’s no escaping the rage that grows around the world, as new Green Lanterns Jessica Cruz and Simon Baz confront Bleez. But with no training, no backup and no way out, the Green Lantern Corps partners also find themselves out of options.
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T








GREEN LANTERNS #5
Written by SAM HUMPHRIES
Art by ARDIAN SYAF
Covers by ROBSON ROCHA
Variant covers by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO

“Red Planet” part five! Bad goes to worse as Atrocitus, leader of the Red Lanterns, comes to Earth to begin the final stages of his plan to turn Earth into a new central battery for his Corps!
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T


HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #2
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art and covers by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
Variant covers by KEVIN NOWLAN

“Sinestro’s Law” part two! As Sinestro’s grip around the universe grows tighter, Guy Gardner takes on the mission to bring the Green Lantern Corps back from the edge of oblivion to reclaim their role as protectors of the cosmos.
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T








HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #3
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art and covers by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
Variant covers by KEVIN NOWLAN

“Sinestro’s Law” part three! Pushed to his limits, Hal Jordan must fight his way through a squad of Sinestro Corps members—but he risks losing himself to the power he now wields as his battle with Sinestro nears.
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

JUSTICE LEAGUE #2
Written by BRYAN HITCH
Art by TONY S. DANIEL and SANDU FLOREA
Covers by TONY S. DANIEL and MARK MORALES
Variant covers by YANICK PAQUETTE

“The Extinction Machine” part two! Massive earthquakes shake cities to the ground as the ancient intelligence known as the Awakened takes control of the people of Earth, forcing them to turn against anyone with superpowers—including the Justice League! Unable to fight a war on two fronts, Batman asks for help from the one man he trusts less than anyone.
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T







JUSTICE LEAGUE #3
Written by BRYAN HITCH
Art by TONY S. DANIEL and SANDU FLOREA
Covers by TONY S. DANIEL and MARK MORALES
Variant covers by YANICK PAQUETTE

“The Extinction Machine” part three! The hive-mind entities known as the Awakened take their vendetta against the Justice League to the next level by changing ordinary people into grotesque monsters bent on hunting down super-humans all over the world. Meanwhile, Superman journeys to the center of the earth to stop the catastrophic quakes that are taking lives all over the world.
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

NIGHTWING #2
Written by TIM SEELEY
Art and covers by JAVIER FERNANDEZ
Variant covers by IVAN REIS

“Better than Batman” part two! Nightwing and his new mentor Raptor embark on their first assignment for the Parliament of Owls. Will Raptor prove himself a superior mentor for Nightwing? Or will they both fall prey to the fangs of Kobra?
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T









NIGHTWING #3
Written by TIM SEELEY
Art and covers by JAVIER FERNANDEZ
Variant covers by IVAN REIS

“Better than Batman” part three! Nightwing and Raptor have become the pride of the Parliament of Owls, successfully completing missions for them across the globe—but Batgirl is not happy. Can she convince Nightwing he’s gone too far, or has he fallen too far under Raptor’s influence?
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

NEW SUPER-MAN #2
Written by GENE LUEN YANG
Art by VIKTOR BOGDANOVIC and RICHARD FRIEND
Cover by VIKTOR BOGDANOVIC
Variant cover by BERNARD CHANG

“Made in China” part two! The New Super-Man must face off against the Justice League of China? When Kenan Kong was imbued with the powers of Superman, he didn’t waste any time using them! Now it’s up to the New Bat-Man and New Wonder-Woman of his home country to bring our hero back down to earth—just in time to stop the attack of the deadly Sunbeam!
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

SUPERMAN #4
Written by PETER J. TOMASI and PATRICK GLEASON
Art by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
Covers by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
Variant covers by KENNETH ROCAFORT

“SON OF SUPERMAN” part four! The battle for Jon hits Metropolis as the Eradicator targets Superman’s son! Can the Man of Steel protect the city and his son against the Kryptonian executioner—or will he have to make a sacrifice?
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T








SUPERMAN #5
Written by PETER J. TOMASI and PATRICK GLEASON
Art by DOUG MAHNKE and JAIME MENDOZA
Covers by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
Variant covers by KENNETH ROCAFORT

“SON OF SUPERMAN” part five! The Eradicator is unstoppable and it has forced Superman to leave Earth behind to keep his son from harm.
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

TITANS #2
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
Variant cover by MIKE CHOI

“Remember the Titans” part two! As the Titans prepare to do the unthinkable in order to defeat the intergalactic demon that stole time itself from the
DC Universe, enter the Fearsome Five! But are the sinister quintet acting of their own accord…or are greater forces at work?
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T








WONDER WOMAN #4
Written by GREG RUCKA
Art and cover by NICOLA SCOTT
Variant covers by FRANK CHO

“Wonder Woman Year One” part two! Paradise has been breached, Ares stirs, and the Amazons must answer with a champion of their own…one who is willing to sacrifice her home amongst her sisters to save a world she has never seen.
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

WONDER WOMAN #5
Written by GREG RUCKA
Art and cover by LIAM SHARP
Variant covers by FRANK CHO

“The Lies” part three! Steve Trevor finds himself trapped in the heart of Urzkartaga’s darkness, with Wonder Woman and Cheetah the only hope of rescue for him and his men. But how far can Cheetah be trusted?
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T


SIXPACK AND DOGWELDER: HARD-TRAVELING HEROZ #1
Written by GARTH ENNIS
Art by RUSS BRAUN
Cover by STEVE DILLON
Variant cover by NEAL ADAMS

In the tradition of the original Hard-Traveling Heroes, Green Lantern and Green Arrow, Sixpack and Dogwelder are ready to bring their allegedly socially aware brand of justice to the lands beyond Gotham City!
After the events of ALL-STAR SECTION EIGHT, Sixpack is fighting to keep what’s left of his team together. Dogwelder has gone in search of his past, while newlyweds Bueno Excellente and Guts are dealing with some fidelity issues. Could Section Eight be done for good?
But everything changes when a mysterious trenchcoat-wearing chain smoker offers our favorite dog enthusiast some clues about his true nature. Is Dogwelder everything he seems? Or is he meant for something greater?
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T+



SUICIDE SQUAD MOST WANTED: EL DIABLO AND BOOMERANG #1
Written by JAI NITZ and MICHAEL MORECI
Art by CLIFF RICHARDS and OSCAR BAZALDUA
Covers by MIKE HUDDLESTON

From the pages of SUICIDE SQUAD comes an all-new series featuring two of the team’s most infamous heroes, El Diablo and Boomerang! First, a sudden pardon frees the fiery El Diablo from Belle Reve prison, much to the shock (and irritation) of team leader Amanda Waller. Chato returns to his old neighborhood to reunite with his family, but when he’s attacked by a heavily armed local gang and their leader, the deadly, super-powered Bloodletter, will his freedom and his life get cut dramatically short?
Meanwhile, in the first chapter of two-part tale written by Michael Moreci (from DC’s Writers Workshop program) with art by Oscar Bazaldua, Boomerang and the Squad embark on a mission to take down a ruthless dictator within a small, unstable Central American nation, but when the mission goes awry, the Squad must jump in a helicopter and flee as all hell breaks loose. But amid the chaos, the team realizes one of them was accidentally left behind: Boomerang! How can he stay alive long enough to be rescued when a whole army wants him dead?
On sale AUGUST 10 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T+

SUICIDE SQUAD: WAR CRIMES SPECIAL #1
Written by JOHN OSTRANDER
Art by GUS VAZQUEZ
Cover by JUAN FERREYRA

When a retired American politician is taken to Europe and tried for alleged war crimes, the USA must recover him from an allied nation before terrible truths are revealed. Enter the Suicide Squad, who storm the Hague itself to save America from her own dark secrets. The writer who started a revolution, John Ostrander returns to the Suicide Squad for the first time in a decade to tell one of his boldest and bloodiest stories ever.
One-shot • On sale AUGUST 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T+

DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE #6
Written by FRANK MILLER and BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by ANDY KUBERT and KLAUS JANSON
Minicomic art by TBD
Cover by ANDY KUBERT

Is Gotham City ready for a new Batgirl?!
RESOLICIT • On sale AUGUST 31 • 32-page comic – 6.375” x 10.1875”
16-page minicomic – 5.5” x 8.5”, FC, 6 of 8, $5.99 US

DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE #6 COLLECTOR’S EDITION
Written by FRANK MILLER and BRIAN AZZARELLO Art by ANDY KUBERT, KLAUS JANSON and others
Sketch cover by JIM LEE

This oversized paper-over-boards COLLECTOR’S EDITION features both stories from DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE #6 at the same size, with a cover art that’s a pencils-only version of Jim Lee’s 1:500 variant.
RESOLICIT • On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 40 pg, FC, 6 of 8, 7.0625” x 10.1875”, $12.99 US


JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #12
Written by BRYAN HITCH
Art by NEIL EDWARDS and DANIEL HENRIQUES
Cover by BRYAN HITCH

Green Lantern’s ring has been hacked! Someone has a personal vendetta against the League, attacking them where they are the most vulnerable!
RESOLICIT • On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA ANNUAL #1
Written by BRYAN HITCH
Art by NEIL EDWARDS and DANIEL HENRIQUES
Cover by BRYAN HITCH

The vendetta of the League’s newest enemy puts them through the ultimate test by releasing the DCU’s most dangerous super-villains from prison!
RESOLICIT • On sale AUGUST 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

HARLEY’S LITTLE BLACK BOOK #5
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art and cover by NEAL ADAMS
1:25 Variant cover by AMANDA CONNER

(Mumble-mumble) years ago, the alien race known as the Scrubb forced Superman into a boxing match for the ages, against Earth’s greatest heavyweight champion, (mumble-mumble)! Now, (mumble-mumble) years later, the Scrubb have returned…but with said champion unavailable, the Scrubb have chosen the next-best thing: Harley Quinn! This can’t end well for anyone involved. Featuring unbelievable art by the legendary Neal Adams, it’s a tribute to one of the greatest Superman stories of the 1970s, in Harley Quinn’s own particular, ah, idiom!
On sale AUGUST 24 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T+

HARLEY QUINN AND HER GANG OF HARLEYS #5
Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI and FRANK TIERI
Art by MAURICET
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
1:25 Variant cover by AMANDA CONNER

This is it—the story you’ve been waiting for: the secret origin of comic’s newest, deadliest and most insanest villainess, Harley Sinn! Why is she so obsessed with Harley? How did she manage to become a super-villain? And what is her connection to the Gang of Harleys themselves? Find out this issue! Plus...Harley’s still kidnapped! So there’s that.
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T+

BATMAN BEYOND #15
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG

With the downfall of Brother Eye, a power vacuum has opened up in Gotham City and a longtime villain has stepped into the void to take control. As Tim Drake finds it increasingly difficult to call this future world home, Batman and Rewire become uneasy allies as they’re forced to confront the emerging threat of…Spellbinder!
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T

DOCTOR FATE #15
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by SONNY LIEW
Cover by INAKI MIRANDA

Trapped in the realm of the Efreet, young Khalid Nassour must fight to regain his soul or be lost for all eternity in another dimension, and the only person who can aid him is the previous Doctor Fate, Kent Nelson. But has Nelson returned to help Nassour learn how to wield his powers, or to wrest them from him and keep them for himself. As we learn the startling answer to that question, Nassour’s life hangs in the balance.
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

EARTH 2: SOCIETY #15
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by FEDERICO DALLOCHIO
Cover by JORGE JIMENEZ

A new menace rises to threaten the fragile order the Wonders struggle to maintain. Emboldened by Green Lantern’s loss of power, the Ultrahumanite emerges from the shadows with an army of super-powered slaves. His goal is nothing less than reforming Earth-2 in his vision, utilizing the Amazonian technology that Fury had hoped to use to rebuild a better world.
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

EARTH 2: SOCIETY ANNUAL #1
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art and cover by BRUNO REDONDO

Earth-2’s Batman is Dick Grayson. Does he have what it takes to be a true Batman and follow in the legacy of Bruce and Thomas Wayne before him? Or will he only ever be a stand-in? Beyond anything else, he has one overriding goal...to find his missing son. Is that a job for the Batman...or is it something only Dick Grayson can do? The Wayne legacy is at stake. This is an epic turning point in the history of Earth-2’s Batman.
On sale AUGUST 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

BLOODLINES #5: “THE DEVIL YOU KNOW”
Written by J.T. KRUL
Art and cover by V KEN MARION and SEAN PARSONS

Ever since they were infected by alien parasites, Eddie and the others have been fighting the threat inside their own bodies—fighting to save themselves and everyone around them. But now, the infestation has hit critical mass and the loved ones they were trying to protect have been taken over, body and soul!
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T

GOTHAM ACADEMY ANNUAL #1
Written by BECKY CLOONAN and BRENDEN FLETCHER
Art by ADAM ARCHER, MICHAEL DIALYNAS and CHRISTIAN WILDGOOSE
Cover by KARL KERSCHL
When the Gotham Academy student body comes down with a mysterious disease, Pomeline and Colton disagree on the origin of the threat, causing a fissure in Detective Club! The team fractures to get to the bottom of the case…but who will solve it first? Will Maps be able to reunite her friends? Will they ever eat pizza together again?! Join the search for clues in the first ever Gotham Academy Annual, precursor to Gotham Academy: Second Semester!
On sale AUGUST 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

LEGENDS OF TOMORROW #6
Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
METAMORPHO
Written by AARON LOPRESTI
Art by AARON LOPRESTI and LIVESAY

The “Two Worlds, One Destiny” saga ends here! Metamorpho and an army from the planet Dae Won battle Kanjar Ro and his heinous space pirates for control of the Orb of Ra. If Metamorpho and his faction don’t succeed, Kanjar Ro will use the Orb and take the universe for his own!

FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MAN
Written by GERRY CONWAY
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and ROB HUNTER
Firestorm and Multiplex must go head to head to seize the future of our world as the Quantum Field generator is still unpredictable and begins causing mutated machinery and insects to overrun our reality!

SUGAR & SPIKE
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by BILQUIS EVELY
Sugar & Spike have a unique clientele made up of today’s A-list superheroes with embarrassing secrets in need of covering up. But our dysfunctional duo’s world is about to get even stranger when a team of time-traveling heroes from the 31st century tasks them with an urgent case that promises to alter history itself. Behold the culmination of Keith Giffen’s entire professional career (thus far)…Sugar & Spike and the Legion of Super-Heroes!

METAL MEN
Written by LEN WEIN
Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and TREVOR SCOTT
Chemo strikes! The walking nuclear waste dump attacks New York City, and it’s up to the Metal Men to put a stop to it—but who’s been lurking in the shadows since the ?beginning?
On sale AUGUST 10 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US • RATED T

TEEN TITANS #23
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by IAN CHURCHILL and NORM RAPMUND
Cover by DAVID WILLIAMS

When H.I.V.E. threatens to destroy New Orleans, the city turns to the Teen Titans for help! But the H.I.V.E. Queen is ready for the Titans, and has a special surprise in store for Red Robin…
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #4
Story by JIM LEE and KEITH GIFFEN • Script by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DEMATTEIS • Art by HOWARD PORTER • Cover by JIM LEE • Variant cover by DENYS COWAN and KLAUS JANSON

After fleeing a monster-infested underground base, Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and Scooby stumble upon a desert ghost town where they hope to catch their breath. But when night falls, they learn it’s not a ghost town after all—and the terrors that show up like to bite! Scooby Snack is about to take on a whole new meaning.
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

THE FLINTSTONES #2
Written by MARK RUSSELL
Art by STEVE PUGH
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
Variant cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO

Bone Depot, Tarpit, and other big box stores get Bedrock whipped into a buying frenzy while Fred gets trapped in a vitamin pill scam. Plus, Fred and Wilma experience a crisis of faith when they discover the bird god they worship also makes a great record player needle.
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

FUTURE QUEST #4
Written by JEFF PARKER
Art by STEVE RUDE and AARON LOPRESTI
Cover by EVAN “DOC” SHANER
Variant cover by PAUL RENAUD

An earth-shattering power has come to life in the jungles of South America, and Team Quest and Birdman race the forces of F.E.A.R. to reach it first! There they find time ripped apart in a lost valley where dinosaurs and cavemen run wild once more as the ancient legend of Mightor is revealed! Only the shipwrecked aliens Jan and Jace hold the secrets of what fate awaits our world, but as a force led by Jezebel Jade attacks, what new hero will rise?
On sale AUGUST 31 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

WACKY RACELAND #3
Written by KEN PONTAC
Art and cover by LEONARDO MANCO
Variant cover by JONBOY MEYERS

The Racers are skirting the crumbling coastline of the Pacific Ocean when an earthquake threatens to dump them into the toxic waters! And when Penelope and Dick are caught in a tsunami that sweeps them to a barren island without their vehicles or weapons, how will they battle the island’s horde of mutant crabs? And back on the mainland, the other Racers must fend off a tangle of carnivorous vines!
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS #16
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT
Art by LAURA BRAGA and MIRKA ANDOLFO
Cover by ANT LUCIA

Batwoman, Catwoman, Zatanna, Harley and Ivy begin to link up to work together as a rebellion, sending coordinated attacks across Germany and leading massive uprisings of refugees and citizens. Underwater, Mera confronts her betrothed for what’s rightfully hers, and must choose between her beloved and her throne.
On sale AUGUST 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS ANNUAL #1
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT
Art by ELSA CHARRETIER
Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON

The long-buried tale of a heroine of the Great War! An ace pilot turned ancient predator, you may now know her as the Halloween horror, “The Bloody Batgirl”! But here, we will present the secret story of how she became the first Bombshell known as...the Batgirl!
On sale AUGUST 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US: YEAR FIVE #15
Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by XERMANICO
Covers by DAVID YARDIN

Batman forms an alliance with the savage Hawkman, who is still determined to remove Hawkgirl from Superman’s regime. How does the warrior from Thanagar hope to succeed in defeating The Man of Steel where so many have failed? By getting his hands on some Kryptonite, and he claims to know where to find it.
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST









INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US: YEAR FIVE #16
Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by MARCO SANTUCCI
Covers by DAVID YARDIN

Batman forms an alliance with the savage Hawkman, who is still determined to remove
Batman and Batgirl hatch a plot to break into Cyborg’s database and get their hands on footage of Superman’s many executions. Their goal is to broadcast it to the world, and turn everyone against the regime. Meanwhile, an enraged and kryptonite-armed Hawkman finally has his confrontation with the Man of Steel!
On sale AUGUST 17 • Each 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

BATMAN ’66 MEETS STEED AND MRS. PEEL #2
Written by IAN EDGINTON
Art by MATTHEW DOW SMITH
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED

Gotham City’s police headquarters have been besieged by mysterious metal men, and our heroes are put in an unlikely position: as Catwoman’s saviors. And when even Batman’s best efforts falter, John Steed’s trusty umbrella plays a key role in the rescue! Co-published with3! Studios.
The Avengers and Steed and Mrs. Peel are trademarks of StudioCanal S.A. ® Copyright © 2016 StudioCanal S.A. All rights reserved.
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST

THE LEGEND OF WONDER WOMAN #9
Written by RENAE DE LIZ
Art by RENAE DE LIZ and RAY DILLON
Cover by RENAE DE LIZ

The Titan has awoken, forcing Wonder Woman to confront her most powerful foe. Her friends would stand behind her, but they’ve got their own battles to fight! And as
Diana tries to keep the Titan from destroying the families in the battle zone, she calls upon the magic of Gaia.
On sale AUGUST 31 • 40 pg, FC, 9 of 9, $3.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST

LOONEY TUNES #232
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art and cover by WALTER CARZON and HORACIO OTTOLINI

Deep in the woods, international spy Pete “The Puma” Puma figures a convenient hole in the ground is a perfect covert drop for top-secret messages—except that the hole is Bugs Bunny’s home! And so begins a whirlwind game of cloak and dagger, in which Pete pulls out all of his finest high-tech spy gadgets to get rid of the pesky rabbit.
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US, RATED E

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #72
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art and cover by WALTER CARZON and HORACIO OTTOLINI

From grizzled outlaws to sequined songstresses, the cream of country music has come together for a gala, foot-stompin’ benefit concert...except for one small problem: the concert hall is haunted! There’s a whole heap of pickin’ and grinnin’—not to mention runnin’ and hidin’—when Scooby and the gang come face to face with…the Phantom of the Opry!
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

TEEN TITANS GO! #17
Written by IVAN COHEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by MARCELO DiCHIARA and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Cover by DAN HIPP

When Starfire comes down with a case of the dreaded Tamaranian flu, the Teen Titans go to another dimension to find the rare medicine she needs. But is the cure worse than the disease?
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST









MAD MAGAZINE #541
Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS

Another summer blockbuster movie season is almost over—but you can count on MAD to keep right on making fun of them!
On sale AUGUST 17 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US 

Vertigo

ASTRO CITY #38
Written by KURT BUSIEK • Art by BRENT ANDERSON • Cover by ALEX ROSS

A look at 1930s Astro City, featuring Jazzbaby, the Cloak of Night, the Blasphemy Boys and more, as we delve into the secrets of the Oubor and the Broken Man’s decades-long war against it. Pulp action, serpent cults and speakeasies! Hot jazz meets cold lead, as our historical arc continues.
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

ART OPS #11
Written by SHAUN SIMON
Art by ROB DAVIS
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED

In this stand-alone issue, Reggie and the Art Ops crew face off against a painted atrocity from a centuries past by an artist so skilled, he captured not only death’s likeness but its essence! Featuring guest art by multi-Eisner Award nominee Rob Davis, you won’t want to miss “The Boy Who Painted Death.”
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

CLEAN ROOM #11
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by JON DAVIS-HUNT
Cover by JENNY FRISON

The Entities threaten their final revenge on our world and it’s vastly more horrible than even Astrid thought, while Evangelical forces stake a claim on Astrid’s organization, and only Chloe has the knowledge to stop them. Our second mind-bending arc rockets to a grisly conclusion for all mankind, including you and everyone you know!
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

LUCIFER #9
Written by HOLLY BLACK
Art by LEE GARBETT
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

Lucifer must join the fight for the throne of Hell! But the balance of power in Heaven is about to take a dark and deadly turn!
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS



RED THORN #10
Written by DAVID BAILLIE
Art by MEGHAN HETRICK
Cover by CHOONG YOON

While Tarek embarks on the most arduous journey of his life, Thorn hunts upstart Gods on the streets of Glasgow and ends up discovering something about himself that will change him forever. Why is the city erupting with violence, and what does all this have to do with the Otherworld? Political rallies, nudity, snow and unspeakable violence—the tenth issue of the critically-acclaimed dark fantasy hit of the year, Red Thorn has all this and more wrapped in a gorgeous cover from Choong Yoon.
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC • $3.99 US, MATURE READERS

THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON #9
Written by TOM KING
Art by MITCH GERADS
Cover by JOHN PAUL LEON

If Sofia wants to take down Abu Rahim, she’s going to have to make a big play, forming an uneasy alliance with one of his rivals and putting up Nassir as bait to lure the warlord into her trap. What could possibly go wrong?
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, 9 of 12, $3.99 US • MATURE READER

SUICIDERS: KINGS OF HELL.A. #6
Written by LEE BERMEJO
Art by ALESSANDRO VITTI and LEE BERMEJO
Cover by LEE BERMEJO

After the events of the previous issue, there’s no returning to normal for the Kings of HelL.A. With both the Mulholland Corp and the police dropping the hammer on the kids, the ones who make it out alive are going to have to decide which way they want their lives to go: get out of the gang life, or die trying. Meanwhile, Leonard and Ellroy have their final showdown. Featuring a special epilogue illustrated by series creator Lee Bermejo.
On sale AUGUST 31 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

UNFOLLOW #10
Written by ROB WILLIAMS
Art by MIKE DOWLING
Cover by MATT TAYLOR

Factions form as the 140 hunker down on a heavily armed island or behind sanctuary walls. But the number continues to drop. Can money truly buy protection? And if your mad messiah finally loses his mind…how will anyone be able to tell? Unfollow is being praised for having some of the most complex and interesting characters on the shelves today, but prepare yourself for a new level of mind-bending visuals.
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US, MATURE READERS








THE DARK & BLOODY TP
Written by SHAWN ALDRIDGE
Art by SCOTT GODLEWSKI
Cover by TYLER CROOK

Guns, moonshine, monsters—there’s a lot going on in the backwoods of Kentucky. Something evil is lurking in the woods, and Armed Forces veteran Iris Gentry is pretty sure it’s laying in wait to punish him for his past sins. Collects the acclaimed six-issue miniseries.
On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS

SURVIVORS’ CLUB TP
Written by LAUREN BEUKES and DALE HALVORSEN
Art by INAKI MIRANDA, RYAN KELLY and others
Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ

One was possessed by a poltergeist. Another was trapped in a haunted house. A third had a killer doll. Ever wonder what happened to these children of the 1980s? Find out in this paperback collecting the entire nine-issue SURVIVORS’ CLUB series.
Having found each other over the internet, six grown-up survivors are drawn together by the horrors they experienced in 1987 when a rash of occult events occurred around the world—with fatal results. Now, there are indications that it may be happening all over again. Is it possible that these six aren’t just survivors—but were chosen for their fates?
On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 224 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS

Hardcovers and Trade Paperbacks

AQUAMAN: A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS HC
Written by JACK MILLER, STEVE SKEATES, GEOFF JOHNS and others
Art by PAUL NORRIS, NICK CARDY, JIM APARO, RAMONA FRADON, IVAN REIS and others
Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS

Celebrate more than seven decades of the ruler of the seas, king of Atlantis, and Justice League team member: Aquaman! Since his debut in 1941, Aquaman has defeated villains and saved the world on land and in the ocean, and this anthology collects his brightest and darkest moments in the definitive look at his history as a DC Comics Super Hero. Whether it’s Orin or Arthur Curry, Aquaman is a beloved and timeless hero, and we’re pleased to present this collection in honor of his 75th Anniversary.
On sale OCTOBER 19 • 400 pg, FC, $39.99 US

BATMAN BEYOND VOL. 2: CITY OF YESTERYDAY TP
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art by BERNARD CHANG
Cover by PHILIP TAN

The war with Brother Eye is over and Neo-Gotham is the only remaining civilized city with thousands of refugees at its gate. Venturing beyond Neo-Gotham’s walls to figure out what remains of Metropolis, Batman runs into The Splicers, a fan-favorite gang from the original Batman Beyond animated series. Collects Batman Beyond #7-11.
On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US

BATMAN: ARKHAM: POISON IVY TP
Written by ROBERT KANIGHER, GERRY CONWAY, JOHN FRANCIS MOORE, MARC ANDREYKO and others
Art by IRV NOVICK, BRIAN APTHORP, DUNCAN FEGREDO, JAVIER PINA, GUILLEM MARCH,
P. CRAIG RUSSELL and others
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH

These are the greatest stories of Poison Ivy, one of Batman’s deadliest foes, from the pages of BATMAN #181 and #339, BATMAN/POISON IVY #1, BATMAN CHRONICLES #9, BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT ANNUAL #3, DETECTIVE COMICS #23.1, GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #8, JOKER’S ASYLUM: POISON IVY #1, BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #42-43, WORLD’S FINEST #251-252 and SECRET ORIGINS #36!
On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 312 pg, FC, $19.99 US

BATMAN VOL. 8: SUPERHEAVY TP
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by GREG CAPULLO, DANNY MIKI and JOCK
Cover by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI

After his deadliest battle to date, Batman is bruised, battered and scarred. And forever changed. Now, a figure in an 8-foot mechanized suit of armor roams the streets of Gotham City. More powerful than ever before, Batman’s pursuit of justice has never been more swift or efficient. But who is the new Dark Knight? And why is he...or she here? Plus, learn the secret origin of the strange new villain known as Mr. Bloom! Collects BATMAN #41-45 and a story from DC COMICS DIVERGENCE #1.
On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 160 pg, FC, $16.99 US

THE ART OF DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS HC
Art by ANT LUCIA, EMANUELA LUPACCHINO, DES TAYLOR, TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
Cover by ANT LUCIA

This hardcover edition collects stunning favorites and never-before-seen artwork and preliminary designs featuring retro reimaginings of the DC Universe’s most iconic and beloved female superheroes and villains by modern pop artist Ant Lucia. Fan favorites Harley Quinn, Wonder Woman, Poison Ivy, Catwoman and many more get playful and powerful pinup makeovers in this unprecedented volume of artwork created exclusively for the DC Comics Bombshells line of collectibles and comics.
On sale OCTOBER 26 • 200 pg, FC, 7.0625" x 10.875", $39.99 US

BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT – GENESIS TP
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by ALISSON BORGES and DEXTER SOY

In this prequel to the smash-hit video game phenomenon Batman: Arkham Knight, learn more about the game’s main villain—or is he really a hero?—with this definitive origin tale. Collected from the 6-issue miniseries, this is a must-have for any fan of the Rocksteady games!
On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99

CONSTANTINE, THE HELLBLAZER VOL. 2: THE ART OF THE DEAL TP
Written by MING DOYLE and JAMES TYNION IV
Art by RILEY ROSSMO, TRAVEL FOREMAN and JOSEPH SILVER
Cover by RILEY ROSSMO

In these tales from issues #7-13, John Constantine’s flirtation with domestic bliss is obliterated when a visit from old frenemy Swamp Thing leads him to break into a demons-only nightclub, get possessed by the Deadman, actually go to Hell, and ultimately sacrifice what’s left of his already minimal humanity to save New York’s collective soul from hostile takeover by the devil-mogul Neron.
On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 160 pg, FC, $16.99 US

THE DC UNIVERSE BY NEIL GAIMAN DELUXE EDITION HC
Written by NEIL GAIMAN
Art by ANDY KUBERT, SIMON BISLEY, MARK BUCKINGHAM, KEVIN NOWLAN, MATT WAGNER, MICHAEL ALLRED and others
Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND

New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman’s tales of DC’s greatest superheroes are collected in a single volume. Gaiman, co-creator of THE SANDMAN and author of American Gods, teams with superstar artist Andy Kubert to tell the story that truly defines the years of Batman’s life in the epic “Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?” Also included are stories starring Batman, Poison Ivy, The Riddler, Metamorpho and others from the pages of SECRET ORIGINS #36, SECRET ORIGINS SPECIAL #1, WEDNESDAY COMICS #1-12, BATMAN #686, DETECTIVE COMICS #853 and GREEN LANTERN/SUPERMAN: LEGEND OF THE GREEN FLAME #1.
On sale OCTOBER 12 • 224 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875” $29.99 US

THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS COLLECTOR’S EDITION BOX SET
Written by FRANK MILLLER
Art by FRANK MILLER and KLAUS JANSON
Cover by FRANK MILLER

The anniversary celebration of Frank Miller’s epic interpretation of the Dark Knight’s future continues with this new slipcase edition at DC’s Deluxe Edition trim size that reprints each issue of the original DARK KNIGHT RETURNS miniseries in its own hardcover volume, all in a beautifully designed slipcase. It is ten years after an aging Batman has retired, and Gotham City has sunk into decadence and lawlessness. Now, as his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in a blaze of glory. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenaged Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against The Joker and Two-Face for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat with his former ally, Superman, in a battle that only one will survive.
On sale NOVEMBER 2 • Four 48-page books, FC, 7.0625" x 10.875", $49.99 US

THE FLASH BY FRANCIS MANAPUL AND BRIAN BUCCELLATO OMNIBUS HC
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL, MARCUS TO, MARCIO TAKARA and others
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL

A mysterious and powerful Speed-Force killer has left a trail of bodies in his wake and only Barry Allen has the power to stop him in these stories from THE FLASH #0-25, plus issue #23.2 (starring Reverse-Flash)! But when the killer stays one step ahead of him, Barry finds himself face to face with the Teen Titans and Kid Flash for the first time. All this will lead to a confrontation with The Flash’s most deadly foe, the Reverse-Flash!
On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 704 pg, FC, $99.99 US

THE FLASH BY MARK WAID BOOK ONE TP
Written by MARK WAID
Art by GREG LAROCQUE, JOSE MARZAN, JR., MICHAEL COLLINS, TRAVIS CHAREST, MIKE PAROBECK and others

In 1990, Mark Waid’s legendary writing career began when he scripted his first issue of THE FLASH. Waid would continue to work on Wally West for nearly a decade, building a world that would keep the character running for years. In this first volume of a new series, Young Wally West is quickly in danger—not only from The Flash’s enemies, but from powers that he doesn’t know how to control! Collects THE FLASH #62-68, THE FLASH ANNUAL #4-5 and THE FLASH SPECIAL #1.
On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 368 pg, FC, $29.99 US

GREEN ARROW VOL. 6: LAST ACTION HERO TP
Written by MIKE GRELL
Art by MIKE GRELL, DENYS COWAN, BILL WRAY, RICK HOBERG and JOHN NYBERG
Cover by DENYS COWAN

After leaving Seattle following an epic confrontation with his nemesis Eddie Fyers, Ollie wanders to Canada in search of finding himself again as a stunt coordinator on a Hollywood film being shot on location. However, he soon finds that his new friends aren’t everything, and everyone, they seem. Collecting GREEN ARROW #39-50.
On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 328 pg, FC, $19.99 US

GREEN LANTERN VOL. 7: RENEGADE TP
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by BILLY TAN, MARK IRWIN, ETHAN VAN SCIVER and others
Cover by BILLY TAN

A new chapter in Hal Jordan’s life begins as he becomes the universe’s most wanted outlaw! And what happens when Hal faces Black Hand in a duel unlike any you’ve seen before? Collects stories from GREEN LANTERN #41-46, ANNUAL #1 plus the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: THE ATOM #2.
On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 208 pg, FC, $16.99 US

JSA: THE GOLDEN AGE DELUXE EDITION HC
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art and cover by PAUL SMITH

Set at the start of one of the darkest periods of U.S. history, the infamous “McCarthy Era,” JSA: THE GOLDEN AGE takes a thought-provoking look at what might have happened to DC’s first generation of super heroes beyond their exploits during the Second World War, as paranoia pervades America.
DC’s first generation of super heroes have been driven into retirement or hiding, or madness—except for a few who are willing to change with the times. But behind the scenes, something even more sinister is unfolding—a subtle plot that may engulf the planet and remake it in one man’s image. Collects THE GOLDEN AGE #1-4 in a Deluxe hardcover for the first time.
On sale OCTOBER 5 • 200 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875” $29.99 US

HARLEY QUINN’S GREATEST HITS TP
Written by AMANDA CONNER, JIMMY PALMIOTTI, PAUL DINI, SCOTT SNYDER, JEPH LOEB, ROB WILLIAMS and others
Art by JIM LEE, JOCK, JOHN TIMMS, GUILLEM MARCH, BRUCE TIMM and others
Cover by AMANDA CONNER and DAVE JOHNSON

Get an eyeful of Harley’s greatest hits from comics including stories from BATMAN ADVENTURES #12 (Harley’s first comics appearance!), BATMAN #613, GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #7, SUICIDE SQUAD #1, BATMAN #13, HARLEY QUINN #21, HARLEY QUINN AND THE SUICIDE SQUAD APRIL FOOL’S SPECIAL #1, and the two-page origin of Harley from COUNTDOWN #10
RETROSOLICIT • On sale July 27 • 160 pg, FC, $9.99 US

HARLEY QUINN VOL. 4: A CALL TO ARMS TP
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by CHAD HARDIN, JOHN TIMMS, BRET BLEVINS, MORITAT, MIKE MANLEY and others
Cover by AMANDA CONNER

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.
On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE 3001 VOL. 2: THINGS FALL APART TP
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art by HOWARD PORTER
Cover by SCOTT KOLINS

As the evil Lady Styx and her legion reign over the Commonwealth, an all-new Justice League rises from the ashes of the old. But can they topple a tyrant who’s embraced by the very people she’s conquered, even with the help of Supergirl from the past? In order to do so, they’ll have to defeat Lady Styx’s most lethal agent: Eclipso! Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE 3001 #7-12.
On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 7: DARKSEID WAR PART ONE TP
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by JASON FABOK, JIM LEE, PHIL JIMENEZ, JERRY ORDWAY, KEVIN MAGUIRE, SCOTT KOLINS and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Cover by JASON FABOK

The Justice League came together to stop the forces of Darkseid from destroying Earth five years ago. Now the ruler of Apokolips returns, but this time he’s set his sights on the world-shattering Anti-Monitor. Will the combined might of the Justice League be enough to protect Earth from becoming collateral damage as gods fight? This new title collects JUSTICE LEAGUE #40-44 and a story from DC COMICS DIVERGENCE #1.
On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US

POISON IVY: CYCLE OF LIFE AND DEATH TP
Written by AMY CHU
Art by CLAY MANN, SETH MANN, ROBSON ROCHA, ETHAN VAN SCIVER and others
Cover by CLAY MANN

Life. Death. Poison Ivy has power over both. But can she keep her friends and hold down a regular job at the same time? As Dr. Pamela Isley, she joins the prestigious plant sciences department at Gotham Botanical Gardens, but things quickly get complicated when a fellow scientist is murdered and it looks like the work of Ivy. Collects the acclaimed six-issue miniseries.
On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 144 pg, FC, $16.99 US

ROBIN, SON OF BATMAN VOL. 1: YEAR OF BLOOD TP
Written by PATRICK GLEASON
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY

Before he was Robin, Batman’s son Damian Wayne was raised by his mother, Talia al Ghul, to lead the vicious League of Assassins. In these stories from issues #1-6 of his new solo series, plus the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #2, the son of Batman has freed himself from that destiny and is about to embark on a globe-spanning quest to atone for the horrible acts he committed during the most brutal portion of his old life, The Year of Blood!
On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US

ADVENTURES OF SUPERGIRL TP
Written by STERLING GATES
Art by BENGAL, EMANUELA LUPACCHINO, EMMA VIECELI and others
Cover by CAT STAGGS

In this collection of the six-issue digital-first miniseries based on the hit CBS TV show, Kara Zor-El’s fledgling efforts are targeted at criminals who escaped when Fort Rozz crashed, but she keeps hearing rumors of a shadowy mastermind sending the escapees after her! Supergirl is learning a lot about her super-abilities, her strengths as a friend and as a sister, her love of being human and alien at the same time. And she’ll need to pull it all together to defeat her most dangerous foe to date!
On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 144 pg, FC, $16.99 US

COLORING DC: SUPERGIRL TP
Art by IAN CHURCHILL, JAMAL IGLE, MICHAEL TURNER, AMANDA CONNER and others
Cover by IAN CHURCHILL

The Girl of Steel stars in her own adult coloring book, with spectacular art by Pop Mhan, Bengal, Jamal Igle and more!
On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 96 pg, B&W, $15.99 US

SUPERGIRL: WHO IS SUPERWOMAN? TP NEW EDITION
Written by Sterling Gates
Art by Jamal Igle, Matthew Clark, Jon Sibal and Keith Champagne
Cover by Joshua Middleton

When a costumed woman arrives in Metropolis calling herself Superwoman, it’s up to Supergirl to get to the bottom of things! After meeting this so-called Superwoman during the “New Krypton” storyline, the Girl of Steel has two pressing questions: who is Superwoman, really, and what gives her the right to wear the symbol of the House of El? Don’t miss this collection featuring SUPERGIRL #34 and #37-42.
On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US

SUPERGIRL: FRIENDS AND FUGITIVES TP NEW EDITION
Written by STERLING GATES and GREG RUCKA
Art by JAMAL IGLE and others
Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON

Supergirl and Flamebird must work together to track down Kara’s father’s assassin—
Reactron! But these childhood friends find themselves at each other’s throats in these stories from SUPERGIRL #43 and #45-47, ACTION COMICS #881-882 and a story from SUPERMAN SECRET FILES 2009 #1.
On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 168 pg, FC, $16.99 US

SUPERGIRL: BIZARROGIRL TP NEW EDITION
Written by STERLING GATES
Art by JAMAL IGLE, MATT CAMP and JON SIBAL
Cover by AMY REEDER and RICHARD FRIEND

Enter Bizarro Supergirl! But how did she get to Earth and what does she want? The real Supergirl better find out fast, or else there won’t be much left of Metropolis to save! And to make things worse, an even bigger threat looms on the horizon with an eye for the Girl of Steel. Collected from SUPERGIRL #53-59 and ANNUAL #2.
On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 224 pg, FC, $17.99 US

SUPERMAN: THE FINAL DAYS OF SUPERMAN HC
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by DOUG MAHNKE, MIKEL JANIN, FERNANDO PASARIN, TYLER KIRKHAM and others
Cover by MIKEL JAIN

The shocking, sold-out storyline is collected in hardcover as the Man of Steel faces the specter of his own mortality! His never-ending battles have finally taken their toll on Kal-El, and with time short, he reaches out to unite his friends and loved ones for what comes next. Meanwhile, a new sinister force’s machinations will see to it that the Man of Steel will not go quietly into the night, but instead enter into a life-and-death struggle with another being forged from the very energies of the Kryptonian’s solar flare power, now claiming to be the true Superman! This hardcover collects SUPERMAN #51-52, BATMAN/SUPERMAN #31-32,
ACTION COMICS #51-52 and SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #28-29.
On sale OCTOBER 26 • 200 pg, FC, $29.99 US

SUPERMAN: SAVAGE DAWN HC
Written by PETER J. TOMASI, GREG PAK, AARON KUDER, GENE LUEN YANG,
Art by AARON KUDER, HOWARD PORTER, DAN JURGENS, DOUG MANHKE, BEN OLIVER, RAFA SANDOVAL, ARDIAN SYAF, BRUNO REDONDO, CLIFF RICHARDS and others
Cover by AARON KUDER

Depowered and fragile, Superman is becoming increasingly desperate to regain his abilities! There isn’t a solution he’s not ready to embrace: the Greek Gods, villainous adversaries and even Kryptonite! In the midst of this crisis, Superman discovers the mastermind behind it all: the immortal Vandal Savage! This new hardcover collects SUPERMAN ANNUAL #3, ACTION COMICS #48-50, SUPERMAN #48-50 and SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #25-27.
On sale OCTOBER 5 • 352 pg, FC, $29.99 US

SUPERMAN VOL. 1: BEFORE TRUTH TP
Written by GENE LUEN YANG
Art and cover by JOHN ROMITA JR. and KLAUS JANSON

Collecting stories from SUPERMAN #40-44 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?
On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 144 pg, FC, $16.99 US

SUPERMAN: AMERICAN ALIEN HC
Written by MAX LANDIS • Art by NICK DRAGOTTA, TOMMY LEE EDWARDS, JOELLE JONES, JAE LEE, FRANCIS MANAPUL, JONATHAN CASE and JOCK • Cover by RYAN SOOK

Screenwriter and Eisner Award nominee Max Landis (Chronicle, American Ultra, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN) presents the seven-issue miniseries that chronicles Clark Kent’s development into the archetypal hero he will eventually become. With the tone of each issue ranging from heartwarming and simple, to frighteningly gritty and violent, to sexy, sun-kissed and funny, SUPERMAN: AMERICAN ALIEN is unlike anything you’ve seen before. This new hardcover includes special bonus features.
RESOLICIT • On sale OCTOBER 12 • 224 pg, FC, $24.99 US

SUICIDE SQUAD MOST WANTED: KATANA TP
Written by MIKE W. BARR • Art by DIOGENES NEVES • Cover by CARY NORD

In these stories from SUICIDE SQUAD MOST WANTED: DEADSHOT/KATANA #1-6, Katana needs to know more about Soultaker’s origin if she’s going to have any hope of controlling the sword instead of falling under its influence. Dr. Helga Jace, a Markovian astrophysicist, may be able to shed some light—but before Katana can get the info, Kobra’s forces attack!
On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 136 pg, FC, $16.99 US

SUPERMAN/BATMAN: THE SAGA OF THE SUPER SONS TP NEW EDITION
Written by BOB HANEY and DENNIS O’NEIL
Art by Curt Swan, Dick Dillin, Kieron Dwyer, Ernie Chan and others
Cover by NICK CARDY

The complete saga of the Super Sons is back in a new edition starring the sons of Batman and Superman! Features stories from the pages of WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #215-216, 221-222, 224, 228, 230, 231, 233, 238, 242, 263 and ELSEWORLDS 80-PAGE GIANT #1!
On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US

TEEN TITANS: THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC
Written by BOB HANEY, LEN WEIN, MARV WOLFMAN, MIKE FRIEDRICH and NEAL ADAMS
Art by NICK CARDY, BRUNO PREMIANI, IRV NOVICK, GIL KANE, WALLACE WOOD, NEAL ADAMS and others • Cover by DARWYN COOKE

In these fast-paced tales from the start of the 1960s, the sidekicks to DC’s greatest heroes—Robin, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Speedy and Wonder Girl—form their own team to take on evil! Collected for the first time in a single hardcover, these stories pit our teen team against the Demon Dragster, the Mad Mod, Captain Rumble and many other far-out foes. Collects THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #54, #60 and #83, SHOWCASE #59 and TEEN TITANS #1-19.
On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 584 pg, FC, $75.00 US

TITANS HUNT TP
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by PAULO SIQUEIRA, GERALDO BORGES, STEPHEN SEGOVIA, JACK HERBERT and others
Cover by PAULO SIQUEIRA

After having visions of a Teen Titans team the world has never known, in the aftermath of Convergence, the Titan called Lilith is compelled to set out to warn Dick Grayson, Roy Harper, Donna Troy and an Atlantean named Garth of something dark and sinister that she believes is coming after them. Is tragedy in store for the Titans, and where is this mysterious Lilith getting her visions from? Find out in these stories from TITANS HUNT #1-8.
On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 208 pg, FC, $17.99 US

WATCHMEN COLLECTOR’S EDITION BOX SET
Written by ALAN MOORE
Art and cover by DAVE GIBBONS

The best selling graphic novel of all time is back in a new, 12-volume box set collector’s edition at DC’s Deluxe Edition trim size, just in time for the series’ 30th anniversary! It all begins with the paranoid delusions of a half-insane hero called Rorschach. But is Rorschach really insane—or has he in fact uncovered a plot to murder super-heroes and, even worse, millions of innocent civilians? On the run from the law, Rorschach reunites with his former teammates in a desperate attempt to save the world and their lives, but what they uncover will shock them to their very core and change the face of the planet!
On sale NOVEMBER 16 • Twelve 32-page books, FC, 7.0625" x 10.875", $125.00 US

WONDER WOMAN VOL. 8: A TWIST OF FATE TP
Written by MEREDITH FINCH
Art by DAVID FINCH, JONATHAN GLAPION, IAN CHURCHILL and others
Cover by DAVID FINCH and JONATHAN GLAPION

A daring new direction begins with the arrival of a brand new villain in these stories from WONDER WOMAN #41-47! But while he may be new to us, he’s not new to the world he seeks to tame. And speaking of villains, Donna Troy’s quest to destroy Wonder Woman ratchets up another gear (if that’s even possible!), while Wonder Woman is learning how to replace Ares as God of War. Plus, Donna Troy’s fate becomes clear as she embarks on a journey that will either end her life or begin a new one, while Wonder Woman draws closer to the Amazon who tried to depose Diana as queen!
On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 184 pg, FC, $16.99 US

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