BATMAN solicits for July

BATMAN solicits for July

By DCE Editorial Friday, April 16th, 2010
You didn't think we'd stop at BRIGHTEST DAY, did you? Probably not, since we've made a habit of showing these solicits in this space for a while now. So, for a sneak peek at what's coming down the pike for The Dark Knight and co., click below. I didn't mean for that to rhyme. bm_cv701 BATMAN #701 On sale JULY 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by GRANT MORRISON • Art and cover by TONY DANIEL Grant Morrison and Tony Daniel re-team to tell the exciting 2-part, untold tale of Bruce Wayne and his adventures between BATMAN R.I.P. and FINAL CRISIS! What happened to Batman – and Dr. Hurt, for that matter – after the devastating events at the climax of R.I.P.? And what secrets within this story point toward THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE? bmrbrucewayne-cv4 BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #4 On sale JULY 21 • 4 of 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by CAMERON STEWART Cover by ANDY KUBERT 1:25 variant cover by CAMERON STEWART The most anticipated series of 2010 continues! Grant Morrison’s can’t-miss Batman story rolls on as Bruce Wayne’s next stop on his amazing journey through time brings him to the Wild West – but will he escape alive? Artist Cameron Stewart (BATMAN AND ROBIN) joins Morrison to take The Dark Knight on a ride! Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. bnrobin-14 BATMAN AND ROBIN #14 On sale JULY 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by FRAZER IRVING Cover by FRANK QUITELY 1:25 variant cover by FRAZER IRVING In “Batman Must Die!” part 2 of 3, one of our heroes lies near death! Dick Grayson and Damian Wayne enter the ultimate, blood-soaked battle against two foes who almost destroyed the original Batman. Are the new Dynamic Duo up to this final confrontation with absolute evil? If they can’t truly bond as a team, they’re dead! Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. bm-oddysey-cvr1-copy BATMAN: ODYSSEY #1 On sale JULY 7 • 1 of 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US Written by NEAL ADAMS • Art and cover by NEAL ADAMS • 1:25 sketch variant cover by NEAL ADAMS Legendary Batman artist and comics pioneer Neal Adams returns to Gotham City with the first issue of two 6-part miniseries! In this electrifying new story, The Dark Knight faces a series of seemingly unrelated challenges as villains and allies old and new push him to his limits like never before. After Batman discovers a dark and mysterious matrix being superimposed over his life, what sort of life-changing voyage must he embark on to escape from this powerful and insidious force? Be here to find out as Adams writes and illustrates his next masterpiece Batman tale! Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. rhood_cv2 RED HOOD: LOST DAYS #2 On sale JULY 7 • 2 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by JUDD WINICK Art by PABLO RAIMONDI Cover by billy tucci Learn the secrets of Jason Todd’s hidden past! Writer Judd Winick and artist Pablo Raimondi continue revealing how the former Boy Wonder went from child sidekick to murderous villain! Newly resurrected and loose in the world, Jason finds himself alone, angry and seeking revenge. But what will happen when his blood lust takes him back to the streets of Gotham City? You’ve only seen pieces of the story before now! dtc_cv867 DETECTIVE COMICS #867 On sale JULY 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US Written by DAVID HINE Art by SCOTT MCDANIEL and ANDY OWENS Cover by PETER NGUYEN The four-part epic “BATMAN: IMPOSTERS” begins with this thirty-page adventure! A call to arms has gone out through Gotham City, and normal, everyday citizens are being drafted into a bizarre battle. Will they side with vigilante justice or join the cause of chaos and anarchy? Only The Dark Knight can rein in the terror created by the villain known only as The Imposter. But what is The Imposter’s true motivation for this gang war — and what’s hiding behind his rictus grin? Be here to find out! bmwgy-cv6-rgb BATMAN: THE WIDENING GYRE #6 Resolicit • On sale JULY 28 • 6 of 6 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US Written by KEVIN SMITH Art by WALT FLANAGAN & art thibert Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ 1:25 Variant cover by GENE HA The finale to Kevin Smith and Walt Flanagan’s Batman tale! 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? Don’t miss this extra-sized finale to volume one of WIDENING GYRE! Retailers please note: This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled. This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. bmbeyond_cv2 BATMAN BEYOND #2 On sale JULY 21 • 2 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by ADAM BEECHEN Art by JOHN STANISCI Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN A mysterious new threat targets the original Batman’s villains, and only Terry McGinnis – the Batman of the future – has a chance of finding and stopping him. But of a Catwoman stalks into the picture, Terry is torn between the lady she appears to be and the deadly tiger she might turn out to be! rrob_cv14 RED ROBIN #14 On sale JULY 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by FABIAN NICIEZA Art and cover by MARCUS TO & RAY MCCARTHY Red Robin vs. Robin! When Damian discovers that he’s on Red Robin’s potential “hit list” of bad guys to apprehend, the new Robin goes about proving how wrong Tim was by trying to beat the crap out of him! Meanwhile, Tim’s plans begin to flourish, starting with a new role at the Wayne Foundation and a new love life. gcs_cv14 GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #14 On sale JULY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by PAUL DINI • Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH Just as the girls begin working as a team, a new threat destroys everything! Can they reunite in time – or will this be the end of the Sirens? bmcon_cv46 BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #46 On sale JULY 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by KEVIN VANHOOK • Art and cover by TOM MANDRAKE Surrounded by a cavalcade of corpses, and with the mad Professor Combs running free, Batman and the vampire Dimeter find themselves outmatched and outnumbered by the ravenous undead. This looks like a job for Superman! azr_cv10 AZRAEL #10 On sale JULY 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by DAVID HINE Art by jeremy haun Cover by guillem march New writer David Hine (ARKHAM REBORN, DETECTIVE COMICS) makes his AZRAEL debut in part 1 of the 4-part “The Killer of Saints!” Members of religious cults are being murdered in grotesque reenactments of the martyrdom of Christian saints. Each victim holds part of a centuries-old secret that, once revealed, will alter the course of human history. bmsog_cv14 BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM #14 On sale JULY 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US Written by PAUL DINI Co-feature written by IVAN BRANDON Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN & DEREK FRIDOLFS Co-feature art by ramon bachs Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN The anticipated sequel to HEART OF HUSH is here! Paul Dini and Dustin Nguyen deliver an exciting continuation of the saga of Tommy Elliot and Bruce Wayne! Cracking under the strain of living as “Bruce Wayne,” Elliot plans his final, murderous revenge on Dick Grayson, Selina Kyle and other members of Wayne’s extended network of friends and allies. Will Dick and Damian be enough to thwart Tommy’s plans – or will the end of Hush require the return of Bruce Wayne? And in the new Two-Face co-feature, writer Ivan Brandon picks up where the trial of Two-Face left off in the Manhunter co-feature! Despite his innocence, Two-Face is a man on the run, and discovers that even when he thinks he has nothing left to lose, he hasn’t quite hit rock bottom! outsiders-31 OUTSIDERS #31 RESOLICIT • On sale JULY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by DAN DIDIO Art and cover by PHILIP TAN & JONATHAN GLAPION “The Great Divide” continues! Separated by two continents and personal differences, the two Outsiders teams are pushed to their limits. Black Lightning, Owl Man and newest member Freight Train take on the combined might of Chemomorpho while Geo-Force and his army invade a neighboring country – only to come face-to-face with that country’s defender, The Olympian! This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are canceled. bgirl-cv12 BATGIRL #12 On sale JULY 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER Art by LEE GARBETT & JONATHAN GLAPION Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU It’s the end of Batgirl’s first year as a member of the Bat-family, and the stakes couldn’t be higher! Stephanie Brown must risk her life to break into the Calculator’s secret lair in an attempt to save Oracle and all of Gotham City from his techno-plague. And finally, the Calculator’s daughter accepts her true destiny!