More April 2010: Batman solicits

More April 2010: Batman solicits

By DCE Editorial Tuesday, January 19th, 2010
Why stop with BRIGHTEST DAY, right? Click below for a look at all the Batman-related titles shipping in April, including BATMAN AND ROBIN, STREETS OF GOTHAM, BATGIRL and OUTSIDERS. bm-arkham-madness BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM — MADNESS HC Advance-solicited • On sale June 23 • 112 pg, FC, $19.99 US Written by SAM KIETH • Art and cover by SAM KIETH An original Batman graphic novel set in Arkham Asylum from Sam Kieth, creator of THE MAXX! It is the most feared house in all of Gotham City. It contains the worst that the city has to offer. It is the place The Dark Knight’s most dangerous and psychotic foes call home. Writer/artist Sam Kieth, creator of THE MAXX and artist of the acclaimed miniseries LOBO: HIGHWAY TO HELL, invites you to spend 24 hours in Arkham Asylum – the most unsettling house in the DC Universe. bnr11_cvr_var BATMAN AND ROBIN #11 On sale APRIL 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by ANDY CLARKE & SCOTT HANNA Cover by FRANK QUITELY 1:25 Variant cover by ANDY CLARKE “Batman vs. Robin” part 2 of 3! The Dynamic Duo fight it out in the ultimate duel to the finish. Meanwhile, Robin’s mother, Talia al Ghul, sends an old adversary of Dick Grayson’s to complete the job that her son may not be able to stomach! Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. bmwgy-cv6 BATMAN: THE WIDENING GYRE #6 On sale APRIL 28 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by KEVIN SMITH Art by WALTER FLANAGAN Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ 1:25 Variant cover by GENE HA Kevin Smith and Walt Flanagan’s Batman tale comes to its startling end! Thanks to Silver St. Cloud, Bruce is trying to learn how to trust people. But Batman is an integral part of who he is, so how can he really trust anyone? Batman even has a run-in with Catwoman because of his relationship with Silver. And when he decides to put all of his trust into someone, will he be rewarded...or punished? Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. bm698-cv BATMAN #698 On sale APRIL 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by TONY DANIEL Art by GUILLEM MARCH Cover by TONY DANIEL Only two months until BATMAN #700! As the landmark issue nears, Dick Grayson’s life as The Dark Knight heats up in a big way. With Black Mask out of the way for good, the Falcone crime family attempts to fill that void – with no regard for the safety of Gotham City’s citizens! And what’s going on with the Riddler? detective-864-cvr DETECTIVE COMICS #864 On sale APRIL 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US Written by DAVID HINE Co-feature written by GREG RUCKA Art by JEREMY HAUN Co-feature art by CULLY HAMNER Cover by CLIFF CHIANG The inmates of Arkham Asylum have taken over DETECTIVE COMICS in “Beneath the Mask” Part 1 of 2! It’s Black Mask verses Jeremiah Arkham for control of the asylum. But what of the enigmatic Three Beauties, and how does Batman fit into the mad plan? Everything that was set up and teased in BATTLE FOR THE COWL: ARKHAM ASYLUM and ARKHAM REBORN is at last revealed, but the answers to the mysteries just might drive everyone – including Batman – mad! Then, in the co-feature, the spotlight is shone on Renee’s personal life. But just who knows about her secret identity, and what will they do with that information? That is the question... bgv2-cv9 BATGIRL #9 On sale APRIL 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER Art by LEE GARBETT & TREVOR SCOTT Cover by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau The conclusion to “Batgirl Rising” begins here with part one of the four-part “Flood” storyline! A string of bizarre, technology-based “suicides” gets the attention of both Batgirl and Oracle, but for very different reasons. And the two heroes will soon realize that they’re the real targets of a nefarious madman Hell-bent on revenge… batman-streets-of-gotham-11 BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM #11 On sale APRIL 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US Written by PAUL DINI Co-feature written by MARC ANDREYKO Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN & DEREK FRIDOLFS Co-feature art by JEREMY HAUN Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN Batman, Robin and Abuse join forces to combat the frightening strength of Victor Zsasz’s army! Can Batman and his allies save Gotham City’s kidnapped children? And what happens when Abuse spirals out of control? Meanwhile, in the Manhunter co-feature, the odds are stacked against Kate as she goes up against a new adversary in the courtroom. Her increased frustration with the proceedings gets taken out on every thug in Gotham – but is Manhunter making too many enemies for her own good? gcs-cv11 GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #11 On sale APRIL 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by PAUL DINI Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH As Gotham City swirls in a maelstrom of evil and villainy, three of the most unlikely candidates – Catwoman, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn – step forward to bring some light to the situation. But will their efforts enough to stem the tide of madness and mayhem? out-cv29 OUTSIDERS #29 On sale APRIL 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by DAN DIDIO Art by DON KRAMER & MICHAEL BABINSKI Cover by PHILIP TAN & JONATHAN GLAPION When Looker returns, her bloodlust is strong – and so is the vampire-hunter hoping to drive a stake in her heart. Her only hope for survival is The Outsiders, who are still stranded in Markovia and struggling to determine whose side they’re really on… rrob-cv11 RED ROBIN #11 On sale APRIL 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST Art and cover by MARCUS TO & RAY MCCARTHY “Collision” races to its conclusion as Ra’s al Ghul’s endgame for Red Robin begins. The Men of Death are on the move in Gotham City, and Red Robin, Batgirl and Prudence set out to stop them from killing everyone Bruce Wayne ever cared about. But before he can take on Ra’s, Red Robin has to get past Gotham City’s own protectors... azrael7 AZRAEL #7 On sale APRIL 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by FABIAN NICIEZA • Art by RAMON BACHS & JOHN STANISCI Cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA His sanity starting to crack, Azrael tracks down Hide ‘n’ Seek, a pair of kidnappers whose actions bring back some very painful, fractured memories for Michael Lane. Can a psychiatrist assigned by the GCPD help Lane keep it together before Azrael goes berserk? bmcon-cv43 BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #43 On sale APRIL 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by SAM KIETH • Art and cover by SAM KIETH The “Ghosts” storyline comes to a thrilling close! Batman and Callie continue battling their internal ghosts and the external foe who is preying on them. But when they realize they can’t even trust the police, what can they do? Can Batman survive another loss?