20 August 2017

DC Comics | Weekly Comic Book Release List For 08/23/17



ACTION COMICS #986
(W) Rob Williams (A/CA) Guillem March
SRP: $2.99

"ONLY HUMAN" part two! The inhumanities of Earth put even Superman's trust to the test as he and Lex Luthor begin to see a pattern emerging that points to Mr. Oz and his agents. When Lex confronts Mr. Oz alone, one walks away changed forever.

 BATGIRL #14
(W) Hope Larson (A) Chris Wildgoose (CA) Dan Mora
SRP: $3.99

"SUMMER OF LIES" part one! Batgirl and Nightwing's feelings for each other have always run deep...but is their bond built on more than Bat Family loyalty and a long-ago childhood crush? When an old villain comes back into Babs' life, she and Dick will have to reopen painful wounds and remember a time they'd hoped would remain forgotten. This is an event no Batgirl or Nightwing fan will want to miss!

 BATMAN BEYOND #11
(W) Dan Jurgens (A/CA) Bernard Chang
SRP: $3.99

"RISE OF THE DEMON" finale! As past and present collide, Bruce Wayne witnesses the culmination of his legacy. In a shocking twist, the Demon is not Ra's al Ghul. Can his successor be persuaded to stop his plans for worldwide destruction? Will Terry be able to overcome the destructive influence of the new Batman costume and hold on to his soul? High up on a Tibetan mountaintop, the answers will be revealed."RISE OF THE DEMON" finale! As past and present collide, Bruce Wayne witnesses the culmination of his legacy. In a shocking twist, the Demon is not Ra's al Ghul. Can his successor be persuaded to stop his plans for worldwide destruction? Will Terry be able to overcome the destructive influence of the new Batman costume and hold on to his soul? High up on a Tibetan mountaintop, the answers will be revealed.

 BATMAN/THE SHADOW #5
(W) Scott Snyder, Steve Orlando (A/CA) Riley Rossmo
SRP: $3.99

The Stag and The Joker have kidnapped the Shadow's greatest allies and are preparing to enter Shamba-La. It's Batman and the Shadow's last stand-if they don't stop the evil duo from entering Shamba-La, it will mean an eternity of darkness in a world ruled by crime!

 BLUE BEETLE #12
(W) Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis (A/CA) Scott Kolins
SRP: $3.99

Guest-starring Batman! Jaime Reyes may be back in his Blue Beetle armor, but he's still a relative novice at the superhero game. And that's raised the attention of someone who's been doing this a long time. See what happens when the Caped Crusader swings over to El Paso to provide some schooling.

 DETECTIVE COMICS #963
(W) James Tynion IV (A) Carmen Nunez Carnero (CA) Yasmine Putri
SRP: $2.99

"UTOPIA" part one! Having exiled herself from Batman's world, Spoiler has nearly destroyed herself trying to expose the corruption of Gotham City's vigilantes. Fortunately for her, help has arrived...but unfortunately for the city, it's in the form of the mysterious Anarky! Is he truly on the side of the people, or is he a dangerous lunatic?

HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #27
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Rafael Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona
SRP: $2.99

"FALL OF THE GODS" part two! Hal Jordan and Kyle Rayner face off against God Killers as they try to protect an injured Orion from certain death. As the battle turns against the Corps, will they have to sacrifice a New God to save an entire sector of space?

 HARLEY QUINN #26
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Dini (A) John Timms, Bret Blevins, J. Bone (CA) Amanda Conner
SRP: $2.99

"MEAN STREETS!" Harley's been doing her best to hold her corner of New York City together, but the mayor's been doing his best to tip the whole town into corruption! Harley's gonna have to hammer some sense into this guy once and for all...and in "Harley Loves Joker" part ten, The Joker's vendetta against the thief who's been scalping all his prime jobs threatens to get everyone killed!

 MANHUNTER SPECIAL #1
(W) Keith Giffen, Dan DiDio, Sam Humphries (A) Mark Buckingham, Steve Rude (CA) Bruce Timm
SRP: $4.99

Big-game hunter and private detective Paul Kirk has marshaled his skills to fight crime as the masked vigilante known as Manhunter. But now crime has reached epidemic proportions that may push him to the limits - and draw the attention of the Golden Age heroes Sandman and Sandy! Plus: a short story featuring Etrigan the Demon by writer Sam Humphries and artist Steve Rude.
This issue also includes the stories "The Face Behind the Mask," from TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED #13, "Rocket Lanes of Tomorrow," from REAL FACT COMICS #1 and "A World of Thinking Machines," from REAL FACT COMICS #2, all featuring art by Jack Kirby.

 MOTHER PANIC #10
(W) Jody Houser, Jim Krueger (A) Shawn Crystal, Phil Hester (CA) Tommy Lee Edwards
SRP: $3.99

Back to full strength, Violet Paige hits the Gotham City party scene to dig up more clues for the people behind Gather House. What she finds is a figure from her past who she thought was long dead. Meanwhile, Violet's allies discover something disturbing about her mother...

 NIGHTWING THE NEW ORDER #1
(W) Kyle Higgins (A/CA) Trevor McCarthy
SRP: $3.99

NIGHTWING: THE NEW ORDER is the story of a future world without "weapons"-where superpowers have been eliminated and outlawed. The man responsible? None other than Dick Grayson, a.k.a. Nightwing, now leader of a government task force called the Crusaders who are charged with hunting the remaining Supers. But when events transpire which turn the Crusaders' aim toward Grayson's own family, the former Boy Wonder must turn against the very system he helped create, with help from the very people he's been hunting for years-the last metahumans of the DC Universe. Don't miss this bold new vision from the team behind the New York Times bestseller BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM!

 SCOOBY DOO TEAM UP #29
(W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) David Alvarez
SRP: $2.99

Hoagy's Alley - haunted?! Scooby will have to form an unlikely cat-and-dog alliance with Top Cat's gang of con-artist felines to unmask the freeloading phantom-unless, of course, the ghost is real!

SUICIDE SQUAD #24
(W) Rob Williams (A) Agustin Padilla (CA) Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira
SRP: $2.99

"KILL YOUR DARLINGS" part four! This is it! The moment SUICIDE SQUAD has been building to since the start of Rebirth! International Suicide Squads descend upon metahuman populations around the world at Amanda Waller's command! As the People's astonishing endgame is laid bare, only the original Task Force X's most dysfunctional members are left to save the world from their own dark imitators.

 TEEN TITANS #11
(W) Ben Percy (A) Khoi Pham (CA) Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy
SRP: $3.99

"BLOOD OF THE MANTA" part three! Everything comes crashing down when Black Manta reveals his son's true origin, and the shock is almost too much for Jackson to bear! Meanwhile, the Teen Titans have tracked Black Manta down-but is it too little, too late? Will the Teen Titans save their new friend...or make a new enemy?

THE FLASH #29
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico

"NEGATIVE" part two! What's a Rogue to do when The Flash goes bad? Get worse. Operating from behind bars in Iron Heights, the incarcerated Rogues graduate from costumed crooks to true kingpins of crime, unleashing the new villain known as Shrapnel upon the chaotic and unprotected streets of Central City.

THE HELLBLAZER #13
(W) Simon Oliver (A) Jesus Merino (CA) Tim Seeley
SRP: $3.99

"THE SPIRIT HUNTER" part one! Home from Paris, John gets in a drunken argument, has a terrible dream about a dead teenager, and then finds the corpse. Did someone use his imagination as a weapon, or has his distaste for humanity made him a murderer?

 KAMANDI CHALLENGE #8
(W) Keith Giffen (A) Steve Rude (CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams
SRP: $3.99

After the chilling ending of the last issue, Keith Giffen and  Steve Rude transport us to a land where the Grecian sheep and the Wolf Garibaldeks are on the brink of war! Will a visit from Kamandi, now mistaken for their folk hero Odysseus/Ulysses, bring peace? Or will he bring forth an age of destruction?

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