19 June 2016

DC Comics | Weekly Comic Book Release List For 06/22/16


ACTION COMICS #958
(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Patrick Zircher (CA) Mikel Janin
SRP: $2.99

"PATH TO DOOM" chapter two
Luthor and Superman must put aside their differences and face the common threat of Doomsday, as Jimmy Olsen and the Planet staff try to uncover the truth: who is the man claiming to be Clark Kent?
THEY SAID IT: "Superman is synonymous with the word superhero," says artist Patrick Zircher. "He's the greatest. Drawing ACTION COMICS fills me with a passion to make great comics."

 ADVENTURES OF SUPERGIRL #4
(W) Sterling Gates (A) Carmen Nunez Carnero (CA) Cat Staggs
SRP: $2.99

Based on the new hit TV series! Road trip! Kara convinces her big sister that a trip to the Fort Rozz crash site is just what they need to get some answers-but what they find leads to more questions. And when the architect of Kara's recent woes reveals herself, how long can Supergirl stand against Facet?

 AQUAMAN #1
(W) Dan Abnett (A/CA) Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy
SRP: $2.99

"THE DROWNING" chapter one
Black Manta returns, and as Aquaman attempts to broker lasting peace between Atlantis and the surface world, his greatest foe engineers a plan to destroy everything and everyone the undersea hero loves.
THEY SAID IT: "I'm excited to draw a vast undersea world with all the visual flourishes of fantasy and science fiction that it affords," says artist Brad Walker. "I've done so much work in outer space-based comics, and I love the freedom that affords."

 CYBORG #12
(W) Marv Wolfman (A) Felipe Watanabe, Oclair Albert (CA) Jonboy Meyers
SRP: $2.99

S.T.A.R. Labs is invaded by brother and sister super-villains seeking revenge for the suicide of their father. Cyborg is the only one who can stop them, but he's in the middle of a firmware upgrade from the events of last issue.

 DEATHSTROKE #19
(W) James Bonny (A) Paolo Pantalena (CA) Tyler Kirkham
SRP: $2.99

With the life of his daughter Rose hanging in the balance, Slade Wilson is forced into a tense alliance with Ra's al Ghul and the League of Assassins. And before he can carry out his vendetta against Victor Ruiz and his mercenary army, Slade must first engage in a violent rematch with his latest deadly foes, Lawman and Snakebite. Can Deathstroke survive this all-out "Blood Feud"?

 DETECTIVE COMICS #935
(W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira
SRP: $2.99
"RISE OF THE BATMEN" chapter two
Batman and team find themselves in the crosshairs as the villain they've begun hunting turns the tables on them. Batman and Batwoman have the skills to survive, but do their young teammates? Is this where hero training ends in tragedy?
THEY SAID IT: "The ideas are boiling inside my brain," boasts artist Eddy Barrows. "James and I intend to elevate Batman to a whole new level, with amazing and exciting stories, and artwork. To sum it up in one sentence-it's going to be epic!"

THE FLASH #1
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Carmine Di (CA) Karl Kerschl
SRP: $2.99

"LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE" chapter one
A new storm brews over Central City and disproves the old adage about lightning never, well...you know. Just as Barry begins to feel overwhelmed fighting crime, a new speedster debuts-but just where did this amazing new friend come from?
FLASH FACT: "2016 is the 60th anniversary of Barry Allen becoming The Flash and it's a privilege to be a part of it," says writer Joshua Williamson. "'The Return of Barry Allen' in FLASH #79 [1993] is one of my favorite comics of all time. It's where I became a Flash fan for life."

 HARLEY QUINN #29
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Chad Hardin (CA) Amanda Conner
SRP: $3.99

What's that you said? We couldn't quite hear you. Did you say "Boy, I sure would love to see Harley fight giant transforming robots"? Well, that's definitely what we heard! So we're delivering!

 JUSTICE LEAGUE #52
(W) Sam Humphries (A/CA) Paul Pelletier, Tony Kordos
SRP: $3.99

A TITANS: REBIRTH #1 prelude! Set shortly after the formation of the Justice League, Batman introduces his new partner Robin (Dick Grayson) to the team just as it's pulled into a deadly assault on Metropolis by mysterious creatures. Outclassed and terrified, the Boy Wonder must use his wits and guile to survive. And in doing so, he catches the attention of a foe that will alter the course of his life forever. This story ties directly into TITANS: REBIRTH #1!

 LOONEY TUNES #231
(W) Bill Matheny, David Alvarez (A/CA) David Alvarez
SRP: $2.99

It's Daffy Duck versus a comic book artist as Daffy gets erased and painted into the most unusual places and costumes...within these very panels of the comic book! Cut him some slack, will you, mister artist, and draw him a parachute if Daffy's falling from the sky you just drew?

 MAD MAGAZINE #540
SRP: $5.99

School's out! Why not pick up the latest MAD and see if you can make it count as "summer reading"?

RED THORN #8
(W) David Baillie (A) Meghan Hetrick (CA) Choong Yoon
SRP: $3.99

Thorn discovers kilts, the Stepping Orc visits the Whitburn Wiccan and the Upstart Gods rain bloody chaos down on Glasgow. But where are Isla and Tarek? And what secret does the Couril of the Callanish Stone Circle so jealously protect? Meghan Hetrick and David Baillie answer all of these questions and more in "A Wicked Garden," the eighth chapter of RED THORN, and the start of a whole new arc!

 ROBIN SON OF BATMAN #13
(W) Ray Fawkes (A/CA) Ramon Bachs
SRP: $3.99

The series conclusion to Damian Wayne's quest for atonement! In the wake of a victory, Damian, Maya and Goliath discover that there is still one enemy left to vanquish-the most terrible of all. Only together, and with the help of unlikely allies, will they be able to save humanity from destruction...but will they all survive this final battle?

 SUICIDE SQUAD MOST WANTED: DEADSHOT AND KATANA #6 (OF 6)
(W) Mike W. Barr, Brian Buccellato (A) Diogenes Neves & Various (CA) Cary Nord
SRP: $4.99

Kobra put the fate of the Earth at risk-and now he wants Katana and the Squad to work beside him to clean up his mistakes. As the fight on his ark heats up, they'll all need to decide what is most important!


 TEEN TITANS #21
(W) Antony Bedard (A) Ian Churchill (CA) Mike McKone
SRP: $2.99

While attempting to clean up their public image, the Teen Titans unexpectedly encounter an dangerous threat-the dastardly duo known as Monsieur Mallah and the Brain!

 WONDER WOMAN #1
(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Liam Sharp
SRP: $2.99

"THE LIES" chapter one
Why has the lasso of truth stopped working for the Amazon Princess? Start down the rabbit hole as dark secrets from Wonder Woman's past unravel her present!
THEY SAID IT: "Drawing Wonder Woman isn't just drawing a comic, it's drawing an icon-the most famous and recognizable female superhero in the world," exclaims artist Liam Sharp. "To get to draw her in her 75th year, with a new storyline scribed by no less than Greg Rucka, makes this without doubt the most important drawing gig of my 30 years in comics."

Hardcovers and Trade Paperbacks

BATMAN ARKHAM KILLER CROC TP
(W) Gerry Conway & Various (A) Curt Swan & Various (CA) Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
SRP: $19.99

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.

DC THE NEW FRONTIER TP
(W) Darwyn Cooke (A) Darwyn Cooke & Various (CA) Darwyn Cooke
SRP: $34.99

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!

HARLEY QUINN HC VOL 04 A CALL TO ARMS
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Chad Hardin & Various (CA) Amanda Conner
SRP: $24.99

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.

HARLEY QUINN TP VOL 03 KISS KISS BANG STAB
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Chad Hardin & Various (CA) Amanda Conner
SRP: $16.99

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!

NORTHLANDERS TP BOOK 01 THE ANGLO SAXON SAGA
(W) Brian Wood (A) Davide Gianfelice & Various (CA) Massimo Carnevale
SRP: $29.99

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.

SUPERMAN PANIC IN THE SKY TP NEW ED
(W/A) Dan Jurgens & Various (CA) Dan Jurgens, Brett Breeding
SRP: $19.99

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 #674-676, SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL #9-11, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #488-490 and SUPERMAN #65-67.

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