05 March 2017

DC Comics | Weekly Comic Book Release List For 03/08/17



ACTION COMICS #975
(W) Dan Jurgens, Paul Dini (A) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza, Ian Churchill (CA) Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
SRP: $3.99

"SUPERMAN REBORN" part two! Celebrating our 975th issue with a supersize special as another layer of the Superman/Clark Kent mystery is exposed! And in a backup story written by  Paul Dini with art by Ian Churchill, learn what it all means for the Son of Superman, who is the prize in a deadly game! The covers by Patrick Gleason and Mick Gray and the variant covers by Gary Frank for SUPERMAN #18-19 and ACTION COMICS #975-976 will connect to form a single vertical image.

 ASTRO CITY #42
(W) Kurt Busiek (A) Matthew Clark (CA) Alex Ross
SRP: $3.99

At long last, it's the origin of the Gentleman! Lord Saampa and his Serpent Cult strike in the US...but are they here to serve their scaly god, or to save a soul? And either way, can the Gentleman stop them? Plus: Another incarnation of Astro City's counterculture champions-this time, one you've seen before! 
RATED T

 BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #8
(W) Julie Benson, Shawna Benson (A) Roge Antonia (CA) Yanick Paquette
SRP: $2.99

"Blackbird" part one! There's something strange afoot in Gotham City - someone's making promises to the world's deadliest killers, offering them things well beyond the powers of a mortal human to provide! Unfortunately, Nightwing's been caught in the crossfire and is badly hurt... good thing he's not the exact person whose presence is most likely to make things weird between Batgirl and Huntress, right?

 DEATHSTROKE #14
(W) Christopher Priest (A) Joe Bennett (CA) Bill Sienkiewicz
SRP: $2.99

"TWILIGHT" part three! In exchange for dropping all the charges against him, Deathstroke takes a contract for U.S. Naval Intelligence that proves far more difficult than it should, and encounters an unexpected new ally in teenager Tanya Spears, a.k.a. Power Girl!

 DETECTIVE COMICS #952
(W) James TynionIV (A) Christian Duce (CA) Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira
SRP: $2.99

"League Of Shadows" part three! Batman's team faces the League of Shadows, which believes in only one thing: complete and utter destruction! The League's plan for the city is revealed... but can even that secret compare to the bombshell that is the identity of Cassandra Cain's mother?

 EARTH 2 SOCIETY #22
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Vicente Cifuentes (CA) Bruno Redondo
SRP: $2.99

In this series finale, a new dawn rises on Earth-2. After a terrible struggle, the Wonders have restored their world, better than ever. Can they become the new heroes and caretakers the reborn planet needs to protect it from future threats? And what of the price they paid for peace - what is the final fate of the Earth-2 Batman and his legacy?

 GOTHAM ACADEMY SECOND SEMESTER #7
(W) Brendan Fletcher, Becky Cloonan, Karl Kerschl (A) Adam Archer, Sandra Hope (CA) Becky Cloonan
SRP: $2.99

You know you're in trouble when Batman calls you to the principal's office! To stop the new threat to the Academy, Detective Club must team up with the Dark Knight. Not even Batarangs, however, can stop the sting of betrayal.

 HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #16
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Rafael Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona
SRP: $2.99

"QUEST FOR THE BLUE LANTERNS" part three! Guy Gardner sets out on a one-man mission to take out the one Sinestro Corps ring slinger everyone's afraid of: Arkillo! Can this Green Lantern with a grudge take down this monstrous alien and prove he's still the toughest guy in the cosmos to carry a power battery? As Guy's hope for a fair fight wanes, Hal Jordan and Kyle Rayner streak across the galaxy in a last-ditch effort to find Saint Walker of the Blue Lanterns and ensure that the blue light of hope isn't extinguished.

 JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #2
(W) Steve Orlando (A/CA) Ivan Reis, Joe Prado
SRP: $2.99

"THE EXTREMISTS" part two! Believing heroes to be threats to the survival of any world, Lord Havok and the Extremists have already murdered the mightiest heroes from their home dimension. To save our Earth they'd kill thousands more, starting with the newly formed JLA. But eye-to-eye, are Havok's and Batman's goals that different? Billions of lives depend on the answer.

 JUSTICE LEAGUE/POWER RANGERS #3
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Stephen Byrne (CA) Karl Kerschl
SRP: $3.99

Evil begets evil when Brainiac and Lord Zedd partner to destroy their mutual Earths! Can the Justice League withstand the dark terrors of Lord Zedd? Will Angel Grove survive Brainiac's archival aspirations? Co-published with BOOM! Studios.

 MOTHER PANIC #4
(W) Jody Houser (A) Shawn Crystal (CA) Tommy Lee Edwards
SRP: $3.99

Mother Panic isn't the only one hunting for revenge in the streets of Gotham City. The terrifying Pretty is after the next name on Violet Paige's hit list. But is he a friend or foe-and how is he connected to the mysterious Gather House that made Violet who she is?

 NEW SUPER-MAN #9
(W) Gene Luen Yang (A/CA) Viktor Bogdanovic
SRP: $2.99

"COMING TO AMERICA" part one! The New Super-Man is coming to Metropolis! Our young hero's newfound fame has attracted the attention of the last person he would have wanted: Lex Luthor! Now, Lex is going to take Kenan on a mission to track down a mystery villain stalking Lexcorp - and if the pair want to find the culprit, they'll have to go through the Chinese Triad gang! But trouble in Metropolis means catching the attention of the Man of Steel...

 RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #8
(W) Scott Lobdell (A/CA) Kenneth Rocafort
SRP: $2.99

"WHO IS ARTEMIS?" prologue! When Dick, Wally, Donna and Garth wake up in an unfamiliar place, they find themselves face-to-face with their mentors, Batman, The Flash, Wonder Woman and Aquaman! Allied against a shadowy new foe, the mentors and protégés must race against the clock to save themselves - and the planet - from imminent destruction!

 SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #11
(W) Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis (A) Dale Eaglesham (CA) Howard Porter
SRP: $2.99

Jinkies! Velma is gone! Can the gang put their feelings about her aside long enough to rescue her from the apocalyptic wasteland that she helped create? They better do so quickly, because a powerful puppy is right on their tail! NOTE: This story was previously scheduled to run in issue #10.

 SUICIDE SQUAD #13
(W) Rob Williams (A/CA) John Romita, Danny Miki
SRP: $2.99

"BURNING DOWN THE HOUSE" part three! Shot. Stabbed. Beaten. Maimed. Brought back from the edge of death and sent out to do it all over again and again and again. This has been the life of Floyd Lawton, a.k.a. Deadshot. But not anymore. The moment Suicide Squad fans never thought would come finally arrives when Deadshot achieves that which no one else has: escape! All it will cost is one of his teammates' lives...

 SUPERGIRL #7
(W) Steve Orlando (A) Matias Bergara (CA) Emanuela Lupacchino
SRP: $2.99

"Mission Mind"! Supergirl's powers mean nothing when she's trapped inside the consciousness of a killer. Creeping through the mind of a Kryptonian monster, Supergirl finds herself on a suicide mission to return Lar-On to sanity inside the D.E.O.

 SUPERWOMAN #8
(W) Phil Jimenez (A) Emanuela Lupacchino, Ray McCarthy (CA) Yasmine Putri
SRP: $2.99

"By a Thread"! The super-family rallies around Superwoman as the reason her powers are killing her is revealed, as are her connections to New 52 Superman! The events of "Superman Reborn" will greatly impact the future of Metropolis' newest hero!

THE FLASH #18
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Neil Googe (CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
SRP: $2.99

"SINS OF THE FATHER" part one! With his superhero career finally underway, Wally West must learn the truth about his father, Daniel West, the long-lost villain known as Reverse-Flash. To retrace his steps, Kid Flash and The Flash must travel to the most dangerous place in the DC Universe: Belle Reve Prison!

THE LOST BOYS #6 (OF 6)
(W) Tim Seeley (A) Scott Godlewski (CA) Tony Harris
SRP: $3.99

Things have gone from bad to worse as the true plot of the Blood Belles has been revealed. Stakes are high, but they'll need to be brought low if Sam, Michael and the Frog Brothers want to get out of this predicament. The comic book sequel to the cult classic vampire movie comes to a bloody conclusion!

 TITANS #9
(W) Dan Abnett (A/CA) Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
SRP: $2.99

"Made in Manhattan" part two! The Titans come face-to-face with the Fearsome Five and their newest member... Bumblebee?! Meanwhile, Dick and Wally make a stunning discovery about Meta Solutions!

 WONDER WOMAN #18
(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Bilquis Evely
SRP: $2.99

"GODWATCH" part two! Godwatch grows, and Diana has her first encounter with the ghost in the machine known as Dr. Cyber! 

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