22 March 2017

DC Comics | June 2017 Comic Book Preview Solicitations




DARK DAYS: THE FORGE #1
Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV • Art by JIM LEE, ANDY KUBERT, JOHN ROMITA JR. and others
Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS • Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT • Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.

DARKNESS COMES TO THE DC UNIVERSE WITH THE MYSTERY OF THE FORGE! Aquaman, The Flash and more of DC’s pantheon of heroes suspect Batman of hiding a dark secret that could threaten the very existence of the multiverse! It’s an epic that will span generations—but how does it connect to the origins of one of DC’s most legendary heroes?
The great comics event of summer 2017 is about to begin courtesy of superstar writers Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV and illustrated by a master class of comics artists: Andy Kubert, Jim Lee and John Romita Jr.! You do not want to miss this one!

ONE-SHOT • On sale JUNE 14 • 40 pg, FC, card-stock covers, $4.99 US • RATED T


ACTION COMICS #981
Written by DAN JURGENS • Art by JACK HERBERT • Cover by PATCH ZIRCHER
Variant cover by GARY FRANK

“REVENGE” part three! Superman races to save the Suicide Squad from General Zod, Cyborg Superman and Eradicator. Can the Man of Steel escape the Black Vault and stop the carnage before Harley, Deadshot and the rest of Task Force X are forced to make a final stand?

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T







ACTION COMICS #982
Written by DAN JURGENS • Art by VIKTOR BOGDANOVIC • Cover by PATCH ZIRCHER
Variant cover by GARY FRANK

“REVENGE” part four! General Zod takes command as he leads Cyborg Superman, Eradicator, Mongul, Blanque and Metallo against Superman—but his real motives are yet to be revealed and may have far graver consequences for Superman than anyone imagines.

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

ALL-STAR BATMAN #11
Written by SCOTT SNYDER • Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE • Variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE • Variant cover by SEBASTIAN FIUMARA

“THE FIRST ALLY” part two! Batman races to track down his new nemesis before another murder rocks Miami. But with old secrets revealing unsettling truths about his closest ally, what dark accords will the Dark Knight make in order to stop true evil?

On sale JUNE 14 • 40 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T





AQUAMAN #24
Written by DAN ABNETT • Art by SCOT EATON and WAYNE FAUCHER • Cover by BRAD WALKER and ANDREW HENNESSY • Variant cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON

“CROWN OF ATLANTIS” finale! Hopelessly at odds with the people of Atlantis, Arthur is finally stripped of his crown. In his place, and to Aquaman’s horror, the previously imprisoned Atlantean fundamentalist Corum Rath is installed as the new king! Every step of AQUAMAN REBIRTH has been building to this!

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

AQUAMAN #25
Written by DAN ABNETT • Art and cover by STJEPAN SEJIC • Variant cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON

“UNDERWORLD” part one! In this extra-sized anniversary issue, former terrorists have replaced the Atlantean police. Crime lords control huge swaths of the kingdom. And a deadly undersea arsenal is trained on the surface-dwellers. All is as King Rath commands—and yet whispers persist of a rebel in the slums of Atlantis: A hero with the potential to change the world. A whole new era of AQUAMAN begins as master storyteller Stjepan Sejic (Sunstone, Death Vigil) joins series writer Dan Abnett for Arthur’s boldest and most harrowing adventure yet!

On sale JUNE 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T


BATGIRL #12
Written by HOPE LARSON • Art by ELEANORA CARLINI • Cover by DAN MORA • Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL

“Troubled Waters”! A terrifying creature is threatening members of the Burnside YMCA—but no one can catch it! It’s up to Batgirl to plunge into the unknown depths and risk being zapped out of existence to put an end to the danger!

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T


BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #11
Written by JULIE BENSON and SHAWNA BENSON • Art by ROGE ANTONIO • Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
Variant cover by KAMOME SHIRAHAMA

“Source Code” part one! The Birds of Prey tentatively accepted working with the new Oracle, even though they knew he'd gone down a dark road to find them…but did they have any idea how dark? His story unfolds here—including the identity of the person who trained him, to whom he owes a dangerous debt!

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T


BATMAN BEYOND #9
Written by DAN JURGENS • Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG • Variant cover by MARTIN ANSIN

“RISE OF THE DEMON” part four! Can an older, physically weakened Bruce Wayne come out of retirement to rescue Batman? As Terry battles a renewed and more deadly Ra’s al Ghul in Tibet, only Bruce knows that Terry is facing two life-threatening menaces—Ra’s and the experimental Batman suit that he’s now wearing. It’s a race against time and a battle against impossible odds.

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

BATMAN #24
Written by TOM KING • Art and cover by DAVID FINCH and DANNY MIKI • Variant cover by TIM SALE

“Aftermath”! Gotham City is at peace…but a war is coming. Armed with the terrifying knowledge gained from the mysterious button, Batman prepares for the coming storm by making a proposition to one of his enemies—one that will change everything for the Dark Knight and his allies!

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T


BATMAN #25
Written by TOM KING • Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN • Variant cover by TIM SALE

“The War of Jokes and Riddles” part one! Don’t miss this extra-sized anniversary issue! In his own words, Bruce Wayne narrates a harrowing, never-before-told story of the Dark Knight’s greatest failure…and the horrors it unleashed! In the spirit of YEAR ONE and THE LONG HALLOWEEN, prepare to see a side of Batman you've never seen before—get in on the ground floor of a classic Batman epic in the making!

On sale JUNE 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T


BATWOMAN #4
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT and JAMES TYNION IV • Art and cover by STEVE EPTING • Variant cover by J.G. JONES

“The Many Arms Of Death” finale! Batwoman's been following the trail of the deadly weapon Monster Venom, while simultaneously trying to discover what became of her lost lover, Safiyah…but what happens when those two roads meet? And how does it all connect to the death of Batwoman's mother? A terrifying new threat is unleashed on the world when the true nature of the Many Arms Of Death is revealed!

On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+


BLUE BEETLE #10
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS • Art and cover by SCOTT KOLINS • Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM

It’s all hands on deck for the final battle against the powerful entity who has been lurking underground and wreaking havoc on the entire city of El Paso. Will the combined efforts of a rejuvenated Blue Beetle, Ted Kord, Doctor Fate and even special guest star Omac be enough to bring down this ancient menace? The outcome will signal a major turning point for Jaime Reyes and his friends and allies.

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T


CYBORG #13
Written by JOHN SEMPER JR. • Art by ALLAN JEFFERSON and TONY KORDOS • Cover by ALLAN JEFFERSON • Variant cover by CARLOS D'ANDA

“DANGER IN DETROIT” part four! Still recovering from his Boom Tube time loss, Cyborg continues to discover the changes with his friends, S.T.A.R. Labs, and the city. A new player known only as FyreWyre emerges from Detroit’s underworld. This ninja has a sword with the ability to distort time and space! Only with the help of Black Narcissus can Cyborg hope to survive FyreWyre’s disorienting assaults.

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T


DEATHSTROKE #20
Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST • Art by LARRY HAMA and CARLO PAGULAYAN • Cover by LEE WEEKS • Variant covers by SHANE DAVIS

“The Lazarus Contract” epilogue! As Deathstroke picks up the pieces of his life following the traumatic events of last month’s “The Lazarus Contract,” a threat years in the making boils to the surface when an old friend becomes mortal foe!

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

DETECTIVE COMICS #958
Written by JAMES TYNION IV • Art by ALVARO MARTINEZ and RAUL FERNANDEZ • Cover by ALVARO MARTINEZ and RAUL FERNANDEZ • Variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

“Intelligence” part one! Azrael has found a new home in Gotham City…unfortunately, someone from his old home with the Order of St. Dumas has found him! The Order has unleashed a bizarre new evil on the world, and it’s convinced it must destroy Jean-Paul Valley!

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T


DETECTIVE COMICS #959
Written by JAMES TYNION IV • Art by ALVARO MARTINEZ and RAUL FERNANDEZ • Cover by YASMINE PUTRI • Variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

“Intelligence” part two! While his team comes to grips with Azrael’s past, Batman is on the trail of the shocking secret he learned at the end of last month's epic BATMAN/FLASH crossover, “The Button”—and it's brought him directly to the Mistress of Magic, Zatanna!

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

THE FLASH #24
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON • Art by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO • Cover by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO • Variant cover by HOWARD PORTER

“RUNNING SCARED” prelude—guest-starring Hal Jordan! Green Lantern Hal Jordan has recruited Barry Allen for a dangerous mission that only The Flash can accomplish! Unfortunately, that mission is on a hostile space station deep in the cosmos, which means leaving Kid Flash alone to defend his and Barry’s loved ones from a deadly attack by their greatest enemy…

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

THE FLASH #25
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON • Art by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO and HOWARD PORTER • Cover by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO • Variant cover by HOWARD PORTER

“RUNNING SCARED” part one! When Eobard Thawne murdered Barry Allen’s mother, he killed a piece of The Flash’s past. Now, Reverse-Flash is back to kill Barry’s future! The Flash's biggest storyline yet begins as he is pushed to his limits and his secrets are laid bare in a chase through time itself! Don't miss the extra-sized anniversary issue!

On sale JUNE 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T


GREEN ARROW #24
Written by BENJAMIN PERCY • Art and cover by JUAN FERREYRA • Variant cover by MIKE GRELL

“THE RISE OF STAR CITY” finale! The Ninth Circle’s plan for Seattle comes to its horrifying conclusion as the city is reborn as Star City! Sponsored by Queen Industries, it’s the first privately controlled metropolis in America—and Green Arrow’s worst nightmare. How can Oliver Queen fight back when the fat cats literally own the city? The answer will shock you in this stunning conclusion.

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

GREEN ARROW #25
Written by BENJAMIN PERCY • Art and cover by OTTO SCHMIDT • Variant cover by MIKE GRELL

“BROKEN ARROW” part one! Hopelessly divided over Oliver’s role in the rise of Star City, Green Arrow and Black Canary do the unthinkable and break up. While Dinah starts a resistance movement in the former Seattle underground, Ollie's been driven out of the city he sacrificed everything to protect. And that’s only the beginning! The next major phase of GREEN ARROW begins with in this oversized anniversary issue!

On sale JUNE 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

GREEN LANTERNS #24
Written by SAM HUMPHRIES • Art by CARLO BARBERI and MATT SANTORELLI • Cover by MIKE McKONE • Variant cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO

“LOST IN SPACE’ part three! As their training on Mogo comes to an end, Jessica and Simon prepare to reunite and head back to sector 2814 and Earth, but the new partnership between the Green Lantern and Sinestro Corps may mean reassignment and new partners.

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

GREEN LANTERNS #25
Written by SAM HUMPHRIES • Art by ROBSON ROCHA and DANIEL HENRIQUES • Cover by MIKE McKONE • Variant cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO

“LOST IN SPACE’ part four! In this extra-sized anniversary issue, Simon and Jessica adjust to a new status quo, while Volthoom’s schemes advance as he impersonates a lost Guardian. With access to the Central Power Battery and the secrets of the universe at his fingertips, will the First Lantern finally achieve his ultimate goal?

On sale JUNE 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

HAL JORDAN & THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #22
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI • Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER • Variant cover by KEVIN NOWLAN

“FRACTURE” part one! A rash decision during a routine hunt for outlaw Sinestro Corps members leads to a confrontation that shakes the foundation of the fragile working relationship between the Green Lanterns and the Sinestro Corps. Can Hal Jordan pull the truth into the light and keep the peace?

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

HAL JORDAN & THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #23
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI • Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER • Variant cover by KEVIN NOWLAN

“FRACTURE” part two! As a Green Lantern stands accused and Hal Jordan rushes to his defense against the Sinestro Corps, Guy Gardner and his new partner Arkillo embark on a mission that, if successful, could stop both sides from killing each other.

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

HARLEY QUINN #21
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI • Art by JOHN TIMMS • Backup story written by PAUL DINI and JIMMY PALMIOTTI • Backup story art by BRET BLEVINS and J. BONE • Cover by AMANDA CONNER • Variant cover by FRANK CHO

“Red Roses” part one! Red Tool is done waiting for Harley to take him seriously—the poor sap’s hopelessly in love with her, and it’s time he made his move! Unfortunately, he’s picked a moment of peak distraction for Harley! And in the backup, “Harley Loves Joker” part five, Harley crosses paths with an old pal—Jenna Duffy, the crook known as the Carpenter! There won’t be much palling around, though…Jenna’s convinced Harley’s trying to scam her out of one of the biggest scores of her career!

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

HARLEY QUINN #22
Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI and AMANDA CONNER • Art by JOHN TIMMS • Backup story written by PAUL DINI and JIMMY PALMIOTTI • Backup story art by BRET BLEVINS and J. BONE • Cover by AMANDA CONNER • Variant cover by FRANK CHO

“Red Roses” part two! Poison Ivy’s back in town, and she’d like to patch up the friendship with Harley that she damaged in the Bahamas…but sadly for poor Mr. Tool, Ivy’s got some strong opinions on his courtship of Harley! And in “Harley Loves Joker” part six, Harley’s sure she’s got a foolproof plan to get back in Mistah J’s good graces, but when have Harley’s plans ever ended up the way she imagined?

On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

THE HELLBLAZER #11
Written by SIMON OLIVER • Art by DAVIDE FABBRI • Cover by TULA LOTAY • Variant cover by YASMINE PUTRI

“The Smokeless Fire” part five! Constantine thought about taking an old frenemy’s advice, but Paris has bistros to sit in and wine to drink. With a little patience and a little magic, things have a way of sorting themselves out. Unless Marid crosses the finish line first, that is.

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+


JUSTICE LEAGUE #22
Written by BRYAN HITCH • Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and OCLAIR ALBERT • Cover by BRYAN HITCH • Variant cover by NICK BRADSHAW

“ONLY HUMAN” part one! Aliens live among us. Sometimes they’re refugees from war-torn planets. Sometimes they’re hidden. Sometimes they’re our world’s greatest heroes. But fear and prejudice threaten their lives when an anti-extra-terrestrial group closes the borders around Earth itself. What is the One Earth movement? And how can the Justice League exist when all aliens are outlaws?

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

JUSTICE LEAGUE #23
Written by BRYAN HITCH • Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and OCLAIR ALBERT • Cover by BRYAN HITCH • Variant cover by NICK BRADSHAW

“ONLY HUMAN” part two! The One Earth movement spills first blood! Green Lanterns Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz are forbidden from using their power rings while Superman himself is imprisoned in an aliens-only gulag! A planet rages as Batman and the remaining Justice Leaguers race to unravel the conspiracy behind the One Earth movement before the world tears itself apart.

On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #8
Written by STEVE ORLANDO • Art by FELIPE WATANABE and SCOTT HANNA • Cover by FELIPE WATANABE • Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE

“THE MAN FROM MONSTER VALLEY” part one! While fighting the forces of the malevolent super-science outfit known as Skull, the League discover a secret valley deep in the Russian Tundra, home to Makson, a lone human male raised by fantastic creatures. Learning his true identity, the JLA endeavors to reunite Makson with mankind, his family, and his birthright. But not everyone wants the mysterious savage to come home…

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #9
Written by STEVE ORLANDO • Art by FELIPE WATANABE and SCOTT HANNA • Cover by FELIPE WATANABE • Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE

“THE MAN FROM MONSTER VALLEY” part two! The hidden truth of Makson and his family is brought to the surface—as are his superhuman powers, which the Man from Monster Valley turns on the Justice League in this tale of treachery and revenge!

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

NEW SUPER-MAN #12
Written by GENE LUEN YANG • Art by BILLY TAN • Cover by PHILIP TAN • Variant cover by BERNARD CHANG

“THE ZERO ULTIMATUM” part two! New Super-Man and the Justice League of China must take back Shanghai from the current emperor—the original super-powered creation of Dr. Omen! While the battle may be winnable, a devastating secret comes to light and shakes the young Super-Man to his core.

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T


NIGHTWING #22
Written by TIM SEELEY • Art by MARCUS TO • Cover by PAUL RENUAD • Variant cover by IVAN REIS and OCLAIR ALBERT

“BLOCKBUSTER” part three! Blockbuster’s return to Blüdhaven has rocked the foundation of the criminal organizations and Nightwing stands in the middle of the chaos. Nightwing has to stop Blockbuster from achieving his goal, but does Blüdhaven’s newest villain have a plan to remove him from the equation?

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

NIGHTWING #23
Written by TIM SEELEY • Art by MARCUS TO • Cover by PAUL RENUAD • Variant cover by IVAN REIS and OCLAIR ALBERT

“BLOCKBUSTER” part four! It’s an all-out crime war in Blüdhaven and Nightwing must confront an old enemy if he wants any hope of peace. What he discovers, though, reveals a truth about Blockbuster more shocking than he could have imagined!

On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #11
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL • Art by DEXTER SOY • Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT • Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH

“Who is Artemis?” finale! The Dark Trinity faces a bigger threat than ever before, with thousands of lives hanging in the balance! After Akila resurrects an army of Amazon warriors aimed at destroying an entire country, Artemis is given a choice—fulfill her destiny as the champion of Bana-Mighdall, or stand by her new allies, Red Hood and Bizarro?

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+


SUICIDE SQUAD #19
Written by ROB WILLIAMS • Art and cover by TONY S. DANIEL and SANDU FLOREA • Variant cover by WHILCE PORTACIO

“EARTHLINGS ON FIRE” finale! The saga of the Black Vault comes to an appropriately insane finale when General Zod breaks free of Amanda Waller’s control, lays waste to the Suicide Squad and prepares to welcome an army of Kryptonian conquerors from the twisted realm within the Black Vault. But help arrives from the least likely allies: the Eradicator and Cyborg-Superman!

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

SUICIDE SQUAD #20
Written by ROB WILLIAMS • Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA • Variant cover by WHILCE PORTACIO

“FALSE FLAG” part one! Task Force X needs a new team leader, and the pickings are slim: a cannibalistic crocodile-man, a schizophrenic witch-demon, a one-armed assassin, a lady who talks to her sword and a racist drunkard. But there’s also the homicidal clown-girl who, devastated by the loss of her crush, returns to a dark and violent path from which there can be no escape…

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

SUPERGIRL #10
Written by STEVE ORLANDO • Art by BRIAN CHING • Cover by ROBSON ROCHA and DANIEL HENRIQUES • Variant cover by BENGAL

“ESCAPE FROM THE PHANTOM ZONE” part two! The Phantom King holds all the cards, and he’s forcing Supergirl and Batgirl to turn to the alien antagonist in order to save themselves and the humans trapped inside the Phantom Zone.

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T


SUPERMAN #24
Written by PETER J. TOMASI and PATRICK GLEASON • Art by DOUG MAHNKE and JAIME MENDOZA • Cover by RYAN SOOK • Variant cover by JORGE JIMENEZ

“BLACK DAWN” part five! The Man of Steel faces the one foe he refuses to fight—his son. An emerging new ability for Superboy proves deadly to Superman as the promise of power appears to lead Jon Kent to betray his father.

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

SUPERMAN #25
Written by PETER J. TOMASI and PATRICK GLEASON • Art by PATRICK GLEASON, DOUG MAHNKE and others • Cover by RYAN SOOK • Variant cover by JORGE JIMENEZ

“BLACK DAWN” part six! The extra-sized finale to “Black Dawn” reveals the villain tearing the Super-Family apart and destroying everything the Man of Steel holds dear!

On sale JUNE 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

SUPER SONS #5
Written by PETER J. TOMASI • Art and cover by JORGE JIMENEZ • Variant cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN

“Battle in the Batcave”! The battle with Kid Amazo leaves Jon and Damian’s friendship in ruins as the boys decide their partnership isn’t working out! It’s a rumble between Superboy and Robin like you’ve never seen as the boys rage through the house Batman built!

On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T


SUPERWOMAN #11
Written by K. PERKINS • Art by STEPHEN SEGOVIA and ART THIBERT • Cover by KEN LASHLEY • Variant cover by RENATO GUEDES

“Rediscovery” part three! Former friends duke it out as Superwoman squares off against…Natasha Irons?! In the battle to contain the freed Stryker’s inmates, Lana and Natasha are split over what to do about Natasha’s criminal father, Crash.

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T


TEEN TITANS #9
Written by BENJAMIN PERCY • Art by KHOI PHAM and WADE VON GRAWBADGER • Cover by KHOI PHAM • Variant cover by Paolo Pantalena

“Blood of the Manta” part one! Still dealing with the consequences of “The Lazarus Contract,” Kid Flash’s status with the team is challenged by Damian…and the Teen Titans will never be the same. Meanwhile, Aqualad learns more about his powers and the truth about his lineage is revealed!

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T


TITANS #12
Written by DAN ABNETT • Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT • Variant cover by DAN MORA

“Bad Omen”! After the stunning events of “The Lazarus Contract” rocked the Titans to their core and called into question the team’s leadership, Omen discovers the shocking truth about their future—that one of their very own is destined to betray them…and it could be anyone!

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T


TRINITY #10
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL • Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL • Variant cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ

“All Along the Watchtower” part two! The Justice League Watchtower is infested. The world’s greatest heroes have been infected. And as their HQ hurls to Earth, Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman are faced with the difficult decision of destroying the Watchtower and their teammates to save the Earth.

On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T


WONDER WOMAN #24
Written by GREG RUCKA • Art and cover by BILQUIS EVELY • Variant cover by JENNY FRISON

“Godwatch” epilogue! With Godwatch’s purpose fulfilled, Diana and Cale are forced to confront the choices of the past…and a new direction for the future.

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

WONDER WOMAN #25
Written by GREG RUCKA • Art by LIAM SHARP and BILQUIS EVELY • Cover by LIAM SHARP • Variant cover by JENNY FRISON

Writer Greg Rucka weaves together the threads of “The Lies,” “Year One,” “The Truth,” and “Godwatch”—every story in WONDER WOMAN since the start of the DC Universe Rebirth era—in this extra-sized anniversary issue!

On sale JUNE 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • Each RATED T

BATMAN/ELMER FUDD SPECIAL #1
Written by TOM KING • Art and cover by LEE WEEKS • Backup story art by BYRON VAUGHNS • Variant cover by BOB FINGERMAN

After a chance meeting with billionaire Bruce Wayne, Elmer Fudd’s obsession quickly escalates into stalking Batman through the dark alleys and high-class social settings of Gotham City. Welcome to Bat Season! And the bonus Looney Tunes backup story features DC characters written by Tom King and artwork by Byron Vaughns.

On sale JUNE 28 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T


JONAH HEX/YOSEMITE SAM SPECIAL #1
Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art and cover by MARK TEXEIRA
Backup story written by BILL MATHENY
Backup story art by DAVE ALVAREZ
Variant cover by DAVE ALVAREZ

When miner Yosemite Sam strikes it rich, word gets out as everyone comes gunning for his wealth! To protect himself and his new riches, he hires bounty hunter Jonah Hex-—but the man protecting him may be his worst nightmare! And the bonus Looney Tunes backup story features DC characters written by Bill Matheny and artwork by Dave Alvarez.

On sale JUNE 28 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T


LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES/BUGS BUNNY SPECIAL #1
Written by SAM HUMPHRIES
Art by TOM GRUMMETT and SCOTT HANNA
Cover by TOM GRUMMETT and KARL KESEL
Backup story written by JUAN ORTIZ
Backup story art by JUAN ORTIZ
Variant cover by TY TEMPLETON

The Legion of Super-Heroes always thought they had taken their inspiration from the 21st Century's Superboy. But when they try to bring that hero into their future time, the team discovers to their surprise the caped champion isn't who—or even what—they expected! And the bonus Looney Tunes backup story features DC characters with story and art by Juan Ortiz!

On sale JUNE 14 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T


LOBO/ROAD RUNNER SPECIAL #1
Written by BILL MORRISON
Art and cover by KELLEY JONES
Backup story art by BILL MORRISON
Variant cover by BILL MORRISON

Wile E. Coyote travels to the far reaches of space to hire Lobo to hunt down and kill his greatest nemesis of all time, the Road Runner. And when the Coyote and Lobo are
after him, the Road Runner knows if they catch him—he’s through. And the bonus Looney Tunes backup story features DC characters with story and art by Bill Morrison!

On sale JUNE 21 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T


MARTIAN MANHUNTER/ MARVIN THE MARTIAN SPECIAL #1
Written by STEVE ORLANDO and FRANK BARBERE
Art by AARON LOPRESTI and JEROME K. MOORE
Cover by AARON LOPRESTI
Backup story written by JIM FANNING
Backup story art by JOHN LOTER
Variant cover by STEPHEN DeSTEFANO

Martian Manhunter tries to halt Marvin the Martian’s determination for world domination. J’onn is conflicted with his own Martian identity as he attempts to stop the hapless, determined Marvin from blowing Earth to bits in order to gain a clear view of Venus. And the bonus Looney Tunes backup story features DC characters written by Jim Fanning with art by John Loter!

On sale JUNE 14 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T


WONDER WOMAN/TASMANIAN DEVIL SPECIAL #1
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by BARRY KITSON
Backup story art by BEN CALDWELL
Cover by JIM LEE
Variant cover by BYRON VAUGHNS

Not since the twelve labors of Hercules has a Greek warrior faced as great a danger and as destructive a peril as the Tasmanian Devil! And the bonus Looney Tunes backup story features DC characters with story by Tony Bedard and art by Ben Caldwell!

On sale JUNE 21 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

DC/LOONEY TUNES 100-PAGE SUPER SPECTACULAR #1
Written by MARK EVANIER
Art by JOE STATON, MIKE DeCARLO and TOM PALMER
Cover by STEVE RUDE

The miniseries from 2000 that first united the best-known heroes from two very different universes is back in a single issue collection featuring SUPERMAN/BUGS BUNNY #1-4! All the Looney Tunes are making their way into the DC Universe thanks to Mr. Mxyzptlk and the Do-Do—and only Superman stands a chance of keeping the universes apart...with the help of a certain wascally wabbit!
On sale JUNE 7 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

BANE: CONQUEST #2
Written by CHUCK DIXON • Art and cover by GRAHAM NOLAN

Bane’s been captured by the charismatic cult leader Damocles, the man building a criminal empire to rival his own! But just ask anyone from his childhood home of Peña Duro…trying to keep Bane in a prison rarely ends well!

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 12, $3.99 US • RATED T+


BATMAN/THE SHADOW #3
Written by SCOTT SNYDER and STEVE ORLANDO • Art and cover by RILEY ROSSMO • Variant cover by EDUARDO RISSO • Variant cover by TIM SALE

The Joker has entered the fray, and he’s been offered unspeakable power in return for helping the Stag kill Batman! It’s up to the Shadow to protect Batman from the pair’s combined onslaught and the mystical powers of Shamba-La! Co-published with Dynamite!

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T


WONDER WOMAN: STEVE TREVOR #1
Written by TIM SEELEY • Art by CHRISTIAN DUCE • Cover by PAUL RENAUD • Variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

When Wonder Woman saved Steve Trevor from dying on the shores of Themyscira, his life—and hers—changed forever! In this special issue, learn more about the tumultuous partnership these two have had over the years…and get a hint at where it’s going in the future! Have these two finally admitted they’re meant for each other? Or do the Fates have other ideas?

One-shot • On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+


THE WILD STORM #5
Written by WARREN ELLIS • Art and cover by JON DAVIS-HUNT • Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS • Variant cover by DECLAN SHALVEY

Michael Cray is dying. This doesn't stop IO from giving him one final job, to fix the world he’s spent years killing for. Michael Cray, the best assassin in the world, is sent out to kill Angela Spica, the engineer who saved Jacob Marlowe’s life and exposed the secret state she worked for. Lucy Blaze, investigating the chaos caused at Camp Hero by IO and a wild CAT, meets an old enemy—and realizes an ancient war may be entering a new phase, at the worst possible time.

On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS #28
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT • Art by LAURA BRAGA and ANEKE • Cover by ANT LUCIA

How can Supergirl convince Power Girl that she is not fighting an enemy—but a sister? Plus, Lois Lane and the Reaper make their way to Hugo Strange’s lab to stop his “superweapon,” unaware that it’s Power Girl herself!

On sale JUNE 7 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS #29
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT • Art by MIRKA ANDOLFO, RICHARD ORTIZ and CARMEN CARNERO • Cover by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE

Lois Lane and the Reaper join Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy’s travelling circus of mythical Russian creatures, where Poison Ivy uses her powers to alleviate the situation in Leningrad. Plus, Supergirl is forced to fight Power Girl!

On sale JUNE 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST


INJUSTICE 2 #3
Written by TOM TAYLOR • Art by DANIEL SAMPERE and JUAN ALBARRAN
Cover by BRUNO REDONDO

A raid on Stryker’s Prison by a newly formed Suicide Squad does the unthinkable and releases Superman from his cell. Meanwhile, Harley Quinn encounters someone she never expected to see again—and Damian Wayne is shocked by the appearance of someone he never knew existed.

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

INJUSTICE 2 #4
Written by TOM TAYLOR • Art by BRUNO REDONDO and JUAN ALBARRAN
Covers by BRUNO REDONDO

Harley finds herself up against impossible odds forcing her to make a deal with the devil. Meanwhile, Batman offers counsel to one young man and then remembers happier times and a day of training with another one—his own son, Damian.

On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

BATMAN ’66 MEETS WONDER WOMAN ’77 #6
Written by MARC ANDREYKO and JEFF PARKER
Art by DAVID HAHN and KARL KESEL
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED

Batman retired to let his protégés defend the streets of Gotham City, but his peace is threatened when an old enemy comes to town. Will our heroes thwart Ra’s al Ghul and save the ’70s? Tune in for the epic finale!

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST


GOTHAM ACADEMY: SECOND SEMESTER #10
Written by BRENDEN FLETCHER, KARL KERSCHL and BECKY CLOONAN
Art by ADAM ARCHER, MSASSYK and SANDRA HOPE
Cover by KARL KERSCHL

“The Ballad of Olive Silverlock” part two! As everyone around him begins to lose faith in their quest, Kyle refuses to believe that all hope is lost. But which will be harder…leaving behind the friends he thought would never give up, or facing his true feelings for Olive?

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T


JUSTICE LEAGUE/POWER RANGERS #6
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by STEPHEN BYRNE
Cover by KARL KERSCHL

The Power Rangers have reclaimed their Power Coins and control of the Zords, but the battle is far from won. Brainiac’s treaty with Zedd has left their Earth in jeopardy—and without Zordon’s guidance, even their alliance with the Justice League may not be enough to save the day. Don’t miss the epic finale! Co-published with BOOM! Studios.

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T


THE KAMANDI CHALLENGE #6
Written by STEVE ORLANDO
Art by PHILIP TAN and NORM RAPMUND
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
Variant cover by PHILIP TAN

After the jaw-dropping cliffhanger of last issue, writer Steve Orlando and artist Philip Tan transport us to the frozen post-apocalyptic Russian tundra now controlled by the grizzly proletariat. Alongside his new friend, Renzi, Kamandi stumbles upon a “communi-bear” city on the brink of destruction! Can Kamandi help their ruler save the city? Or will everything come crashing down?

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 12, $3.99 US • RATED T


SUPERGIRL: BEING SUPER #4
Written by MARIKO TAMAKI
Art and cover by JOELLE JONES

Having her life torn to shreds and burned to ash has forced Supergirl to choose between the world she was born on and the world that adopted her. Can Kara Danvers find a way to be super—or will she crash and burn?

On sale JUNE 28 • 48 pg, FC, 4 of 4, $5.99 US • RATED T+


THE FLINTSTONES #12
Written by MARK RUSSELL
Art by STEVE PUGH
Cover by RICK LEONARDI and SCOTT HANNA
Variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

You are now leaving Bedrock! The Great Gazoo is on his way home to the stars, while Fred and company leave the Church of Gerald, and Mr. Slate leaves behind being a jerk— at least for a little while. Say good-bye to Pebbles, Bowling Ball, Philip the turtle, Fred and Barney, and the whole cast in this final issue of what critics are calling the best comic of 2016!

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE


SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #14
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art by DALE EAGLESHAM
Backup story art by JAN DUURSEMA
Cover by HOWARD PORTER
Variant cover by CULLY HAMNER

Velma’s brother turns sibling rivalry up to extremes in his quest to rule the monsters…but the creatures are more interested in attacking his skyscraper than in being his loyal subjects. Can Velma, Scooby and the gang stop him from carrying out his plans to mutate the creatures even more? Plus, in the backup story: Brainy super-dog Scrappy-Doo and his pet human kid are hot on the trail of a puzzle. Monsters are migrating, but to where?

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T


THE FALL AND RISE OF CAPTAIN ATOM #6
Written by CARY BATES and GREG WEISMAN
Art by WILL CONRAD
Cover by ANA DITTMANN

“Mission Creep” part six! After past and present events collide in a crisis for Captain Atom and General Eiling, longtime adversaries are forced to team up. But even though they seem to be on the same side for once, their motives could not be further apart.

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T


THE ODYSSEY OF THE AMAZONS #6
Written by KEVIN GREVIOUX
Art by RYAN BENJAMIN and DON HO
Cover by RYAN BENJAMIN

Hessia and her valiant band of Amazon warriors fight for control of the Black Sword that
will, if seized by the Jotuns, bring about Ragnarok. But the Jotuns are joined by the new and more deadly Amazon-Jotun hybrids who may be more powerful than everyone. Amazons and Valkyries battle side by side and to the death in this dramatic series conclusion.

On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6 • $3.99 US • RATED T+


SCOOBY-DOO TEAM-UP #27
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA

A fortune-teller has predicted doom for Plastic Man’s sidekick, Woozy Winks! Plas needs the Scooby gang to find out if the fortune-teller’s curse is a scam. But if the curse isn’t real, who’s behind the series of accidents that might guarantee that it comes true?

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E


SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #82
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art by SCOTT JERALDS
Cover by SCOTT GROSS

For truckers on a midnight run, an all-night truck stop is a sight for sore eyes…unless it's haunted by the Truck Stop Terror! With truckers running for their lives, and their trucks vanishing, Scooby and Mystery Inc. will need to trade in the Mystery Machine for a big rig and hit the road. With a truckload of Scooby Snacks at stake, will Scooby flee from the Terror, or just eat faster?

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E


TEEN TITANS GO! #22
Written by HEATHER NUHFER, PAUL MORRISSEY and SHOLLY FISCH
Art by MARCELO DI CHIARA and JEREMY LAWSON
Cover by DARIO BRIZUELA

Something “Smells like Teen Titans Spirit” when Raven judges a musical competition and Punk Rocket’s band threatens to shake the city to pieces! Then our heroes grow “Bored of the Dance” when Starfire’s plans for a Titans Prom go predictably well. As in, not well at all.

On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

MAD MAGAZINE #546
Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS

This June, help the new graduates in your life keep their cool while they starts job hunting—give the gift of MAD! Hey, at least it'll give them something to laugh about!

On sale JUNE 21 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US

BUG!: THE ADVENTURES OF FORAGER #2
Written by LEE ALLRED
Art and cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
Backup story written by and art by JAMES HARVEY
Variant cover by EVAN "DOC" SHANER

Bug’s tumble through dimensions ends up taking him back in time, to the start of General Electric’s mad scheme. In the remote Himalayas, the mad scientist leads his robot army in search of a precious magical metal. Sandman, Sandy, Blue Beetle and the Losers are already out in the snow looking to stop him, but only Bug knows that the fate of the multiverse hangs in the balance. Plus, we begin a new backup feature by James Harvey (Masterplasty, We Are Robin).

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6 • $3.99 US • MATURE READERS


CAVE CARSON HAS A CYBERNETIC EYE #9
Written by JON RIVERA
Art and cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Backup story written by MARK RUSSELL
Backup story art by BRANDON BIRD
Variant cover by MICHAEL CHO

Team Carson continues in hot pursuit of Cave’s cybernetic eye, which has its sights set on the emotionally draining and life-sucking Whisperer and its cult. But just where are they going? Or better yet, when?

On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US• MATURE READERS


DOOM PATROL #9
Written by GERARD WAY
Art and cover by NICK DERINGTON
Variant cover by KYLE SMART

The secret of Terry None (maybe)! The return of old enemies (usually)! Casey eats S**t (again)! Strange babies (possibly)! Ungrateful cats (predictably)! Robotman punches stuff
(of course)! Negative Man goes dark (potentially)! New life and anti-life (because)! All of this and none of it happens as reality begins to transform for the Doom Patrol. The stage is being set for the stage to be reset and you’re not going to want to miss the ambulance or you’ll never get to the theater on time.

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS


MOTHER PANIC #8
Written by JODY HOUSER • Art by JOHN PAUL LEON • Cover by TOMMY LEE EDWARDS Backup story written by JIM KRUEGER • Backup story art by PHIL HESTER • Variant cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO

No one ever said detective work was Violet’s strong suit, but she's never been one to let details get in her way. Mother Panic’s got a hunch about the new murderer in Gotham, but are impulsiveness and a thirst for vengeance really the right tools to stop a killer?

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS





SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL #9
Written by CECIL CASTELLUCCI
Art by MARLEY ZARCONE and ANDE PARKS
Backup story art by BRITTNEY WILLIAMS
Cover by BECKY CLOONAN
Variant cover by BRITTNEY WILLIAMS

Part two of Shade’s visit to Gotham City, the first stop on her tour of America. What will happen when she uses madness to get reality to line up with her American dreams? And now that her enemies on Meta have tracked Shade and the madness coat to Earth, she no longer has to worry about how she’s going to get back to her home planet—because Shade’s home planet is coming to her! All this and a new “Life With Honey” tale illustrated by guest artist Brittney Williams (Goldie Vance).

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS


ASTRO CITY #45
Written by KURT BUSIEK • Art by BRENT ANDERSON • Cover by ALEX ROSS

“WHAT BROKE THE BROKEN MAN?” part one of two! Astro City’s tangled history of superheroes, music, counterculture, serpents and darkness comes to a head. Heroes are destroyed, minds are shattered…and an unlikely savior rises.

RESOLICIT • On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T





EVERAFTER: FROM THE PAGES OF FABLES #10
Written by DAVE JUSTUS and LILAH STURGES
Art by TRAVIS MOORE
Cover by TULA LOTAY

After Bobby Speckland’s rescue attempt takes a shocking turn, long years pass for the captives in the Cube—but a young leader emerges as a new generation of hostages comes of age in oppressive darkness. A quiet revolution simmers, and some surprising assistance may be the force that breaks the barrier to freedom once and for all.

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS


LUCIFER #19
Written by RICHARD KADREY
Art and cover by LEE GARBETT

This is it. As his enemies rally and Hell is divided, Lucifer initiates his final confrontation with the Presence—but, after everything, what if ultimate control of the universe comes down to a child’s game? And at the end of it all, lovers will reunite, happily or not.

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS


SAVAGE THINGS #4
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art by IBRAHIM MOUSTAFA
Cover by JOHN PAUL LEON

As New York edges closer to chaos, two mortal enemies meet face to face for the first time since they were children. Cain and Abel grew up together in the same government black ops facility, but they went their separate ways when Abel escaped the program. Now that Cain’s murder spree has drawn his old rival out of hiding, the two face off for the fate of the city. But will Kira prove to be the vulnerability that could provide Cain with the one advantage he needs to win?

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 8, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

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