08 May 2016

DC Comics | Weekly Comic Book Release List For 05/11/16



ACTION COMICS #52
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Fernando Pasarin (CA) John Romita, Klaus Janson
SRP: $3.99

"Final Days" 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.

BATMAN #52
(W) James TynionIV (A) Rafael Albuquerque (CA) Greg Capullo, Danny Miki
SRP: $3.99

Echoes from Batman's past ripple out into Gotham City's future...

BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #6 (OF 6)
(W) James Tynion IV (A/CA) Freddie Williams
SRP: $3.99

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.

CATWOMAN #52
(W) Frank Tieri (A) Inaki Miranda (CA) Joshua Middleton
SRP: $2.99

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!

CONSTANTINE THE HELLBLAZER #12
(W) Ming Doyle, James TynionIV (A) Travel Foreman (CA) Riley Rossmo
SRP: $2.99

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?

DARK AND BLOODY #4 (OF 6)
(W) Shawn Aldridge (A) Scott Godlewski (CA) Tyler Crook
SRP: $3.99

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!

DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS #12
(W) Marguerite Bennett (A) Laura Braga, Mirka Andolfo (CA) Ant Lucia
SRP: $3.99

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.

EARTH 2 SOCIETY #12
(W) Dan Abnett (A/CA) Jorge Jimenez
SRP: $2.99

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?

GOTHAM ACADEMY #18
(W) Brendan Fletcher & Various (A) Adam Archer & Various (CA) Mingjue Helen Chen
SRP: $2.99

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!

GREEN LANTERN CORPS: EDGE OF OBLIVION #5 (OF 6)
(W) Tom Taylor (A/CA) Ethan Van
SRP: $2.99

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.

HARLEY QUINN AND HER GANG OF HARLEYS #2 (OF 6)
(W) Frank Tieri, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Mauricet (CA) Amanda Conner
SRP: $3.99

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?!

LEGENDS OF TOMORROW #3
(W) Gerry Conway & Various (A) Eduardo Pansica & Various (CA) Kevin Nowlan

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!

NEW ROMANCER #6 (OF 6)
(W) Peter Milligan (A/CA) Brett Parson
SRP: $3.99

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!

RED HOOD ARSENAL #12
(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Dexter Soy (CA) Tyler Kirkham
SRP: $2.99

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!

SCOOBY DOO: WHERE ARE YOU? #69
(W) Derek Fridolfs (A) Walter Carzon, Horacio Ottolini (CA) Derek Fridolfs, Horacio Ottolini
SRP: $2.99

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!

STARFIRE #12
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Elsa Charretier (CA) Amanda Conner
SRP: $2.99

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.

SWAMP THING #5 (OF 6)
(W) Len Wein (A/CA) Kelley Jones
SRP: $2.99

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!

Hardcovers and Trade Paperbacks

BATMAN 66 HC VOL 05
(W) Jeff Parker & Various (A) Ty Templeton & Various (CA) Michael Allred
SRP: $24.99

In these tales from issues #23-30, when False Face goes looking for a shape-shifting formula, he ends up creating Clayface! Then, it's a bewitching evening as Marsha, Queen of Diamonds, crashes a gala of Gotham City's elite. Plus, the Scarecrow and The Harlequin are introduced, and Batman grapples with Bane.

BATMAN '66 TP VOL 04
(W) Jeff Parker & Various (A) Ruben Procopio & Various (CA) Michael Allred
SRP: $19.99

In these tales from BATMAN '66 #17-22, the Dynamic Duo team up with Barbara Gordon to take on The Bookworm, a deranged zombie-creating professor, Lord Death Man and The Joker. And in BATMAN '66: THE LOST EPISODE #1, a Harlan Ellison outline for an episode of the original TV series introducing Two-Face is adapted to comics by Lein Wein and Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez!

CATWOMAN TP VOL 05: BACKWARD MASKING
(W) Will Pfeifer (A) Pete Woods & Various (CA) Adam Hughes
SRP: $24.99

After Zatanna reveals new information to Selina, how will she fight off the Black Mask and save those she loves? And after a yearlong break, Selina Kyle returns with a child! Who is the father-and what does this mean for Catwoman? Find out in these tales from issues #50-65!

GRAYSON TP VOL 03: NEMESIS
(W) Tim Seeley, Tom King (A) Mikel Janin & Various (CA) Mikel Janin
SRP: $16.99

In these stories from issues #9-12, ANNUAL #1 and CONVERGENCE: HAWKMAN #1, Grayson faces some of his most difficult challenges! Not only must he take on Lex Luthor, and risk losing his position with Spyral, but Dick learns that to save Agent 1 he must face off with...himself! And who is the mysterious shadow leader behind Spyral, and what does he want with Dick? The super-spy finds himself in a clandestine hunt for the true identity of Agent Zero!

HELLBLAZER TP VOL 13: HAUNTED
(W) Warren Ellis & Various (A) John Higgins & Various (CA) Francis Manapul
SRP: $24.99

In this collection of issues #134-145, Constantine must investigate the horrific death of a former girlfriend, dig into an urban legend about the Devil's child, exorcises a former torturer's ghost, and help a Bosnian refugee family.

KINGDOM COME 20TH ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION HC
(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Alex Ross
SRP: $39.99

Winner of five Eisner and Harvey Awards, KINGDOM COME is the best-selling graphic novel from acclaimed writer Mark Waid and superstar painter Alex Ross. This new 20th Anniversary edition features sketch material and more that provides insight into this rich world. 
Set in the not-so-distant future, the DC Universe is spinning inexorably out of control. The new generation of heroes has lost their moral compass, becoming as reckless and violent as the villains they fight. The previous regime of heroes-the Justice League-returns under the most dire of circumstances, which sets up a battle of the old guard against these uncompromising protectors in a battle that will define what heroism truly is. Collects KINGDOM COME #1-4.

SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN TP VOL 03
(W) Josh Elder & Various (A) Jamal Igle & Various (CA) Jenny Frison
SRP: $17.99

THE TWILIGHT CHILDREN TP
(W) Gilbert Hernandez (A/CA) Darwyn Cooke
SRP: $14.99

When a white orb washes up on the shore of a remote Latin American village, a group of children poke at the strange object to see what it is. The orb explodes, leaving the children completely blind. And when a beautiful young woman who may be an alien is found wandering the seafront, she's taken in by the townspeople, but soon becomes a person of interest to a pair of CIA agents, and the target of affection for a young scientist. Collects THE TWILIGHT CHILDREN #1-4!

WONDER WOMAN BY MIKE DEODATO TP
(W) William Messner-Loebs (A) Mike Deodato & Various (CA) Mike Deodato
SRP: $24.99

Collecting Mike Deodato's run on WONDER WOMAN from issues #85, 0 and 90-100! In her mother's eyes, Diana has not lived up to the task of being Wonder Woman, and now the Queen of the Amazons sets in motion a contest where a new Wonder Woman will be crowned. But Diana sees things differently and decides take on any and all comers-until she is bested by Artemis!

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