End your week with a look at BATMAN in August

End your week with a look at BATMAN in August

By DCE Editorial Friday, May 14th, 2010
You saw what’s coming up with BRIGHTEST DAY earlier today, but what does the month of August have in store for the Dark Knight? Click below to find out. bm_cv702 BATMAN #702 Written by GRANT MORRISON Art and cover by TONY DANIEL Grant Morrison and Tony Daniel continue their captivating untold tale of Bruce Wayne and his adventures between BATMAN R.I.P. and FINAL CRISIS! Discover the shocking secrets that point toward THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE that we couldn’t show you until now! On sale AUGUST 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US bnr15 BATMAN AND ROBIN #15 Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by FRAZER IRVING Cover by FRANK QUITELY 1:25 variant cover by FRAZER IRVING In the final chapter of “Batman Must Die,” all is lost and everything has gone to pieces! Is Dick Grayson alive? Will Damian make a pact with the devil? And what will happen after the final confrontation with Dr. Hurt? Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. On sale AUGUST 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US bmrbwayne-cv5 BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #5 Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by RYAN SOOK Cover by ANDY KUBERT 1:25 variant cover by RYAN SOOK Grant Morrison is joined by all-star artist Ryan Sook in the penultimate issue of THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE! In this story, Bruce Wayne finds himself in the hard-boiled streets of Gotham City’s past. Will his adventure as a private investigator help him take one step closer to the present day? Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. On sale AUGUST 11 • 5 of 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US dtc_cv868 DETECTIVE COMICS #868 Written by DAVID HINE Art by SCOTT MCDANIEL & ANDY OWENS Cover by PETER NGUYEN A warped variation of the Joker drug has caused those who use it to suffer mental breakdowns and embrace anarchy and chaos. With riots cropping up throughout Gotham City, the citizens find themselves divided into two gangs: one led by a Batman impostor whose mission is to bring law and order back to the streets, and the other led by a Joker impostor whose purpose is to punish the innocent and set Gotham ablaze. And in the middle of it all is The Dark Knight – but can Batman stop an entire city? On sale AUGUST 25 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US bm-oddy_cv2-copy BATMAN: ODYSSEY #2 Written by NEAL ADAMS Art by NEAL ADAMS 1:25 Sketch variant cover by NEAL ADAMS Neal Adams’s ODYSSEY ramps up as The Caped Crusader slowly but surely loses control. A dark presence lurking in the background begins pulling Bruce’s strings...who is responsible? This second chapter is a tour de force of action as the greatest crime fighter on earth displays his vicious combat skills. What else can you expect? Adams’s art at its best! Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. On sale August 4 • 2 of 6 • 40pg, fc, $3.99 batmanbeyond3 BATMAN BEYOND #3 Written by ADAM BEECHEN Art by RYAN BENJAMIN & JOHN STANISCI Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN Batman’s investigation into the murders of Dark Knight villains past and present leads him to old associates of Bruce Wayne...some of whom aren’t so happy to see him. While the mysterious killer picks his next target, the rift between Terry and Bruce widens. On sale AUGUST 18 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US rhood_cv3 RED HOOD: LOST DAYS #3 Written by JUDD WINICK Art by PABLO RAIMONDI Cover by BILLY TUCCI Learn the secrets of Jason’s Todd hidden past! Jason’s out in the world and living in secret. Now he’s looking for new training, new skills, new teachers and a new identity. But what he finds on this path will challenge both his body and soul. The road to revenge becomes darker as his road to becoming Red Hood becomes clearer… On sale AUGUST 4 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US gcsirens_cv15 GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #15 Written by PAUL DINI Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH As Catwoman deals with the aftermath of battling her sister, Poison Ivy’s career at Gotham City’s S.T.A.R. Labs takes an unexpected turn! On sale AUGUST 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US bm-sogotham-15-pencils BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM #15 Written by PAUL DINI Co-feature written by IVAN BRANDON Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN & DEREK FRIDOLFS Co-feature art by RAMON BACHS & JOHN LUCAS Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN Tommy Elliot’s life-and-death experience in the present sheds light on some interesting secrets about Thomas and Martha Wayne in the past. What is the mysterious connection? Guest-starring Catwoman! And in the new Two-Face co-feature, Harvey Dent faces off against the Falcone family. Will any of them survive the encounter? On sale AUGUST 18 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US rrob_cv15 RED ROBIN #15 Written by FABIAN NICIEZA Art and cover by MARCUS TO & RAY MCCARTHY With Tim Drake targeted for assassination, will Red Robin have to eliminate his secret identity? Or is it all part of an elaborate ruse to draw out the lethal Egyptian assassin known as Scarab and get Vicki Vale off his trail? On sale AUGUST 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US bgv2_cv13 BATGIRL #13 Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER Art by PERE PEREZ Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU Clayface infiltrates Gotham City Bank & Trust looking to make a sizable withdrawal. There’s just one problem: waiting in line at the bank is Stephanie Brown – Batgirl! But when Clayface begins morphing into different people, Batgirl must hold the entire bank hostage until she can uncover and stop him! On sale AUGUST 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US azr_cv11 AZRAEL #11 Written by DAVID HINE Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH “The Killer of Saints” part 2 of 4! Is the Turin Shroud genuine or a hoax? Azrael learns the shocking truth behind the rumors and lies. Meanwhile, the mysterious killer continues to perform his deadly miracles, leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. On sale AUGUST 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US out_cv32 OUTSIDERS #32 Written by DAN DIDIO Art by PHILIP TAN & JONATHAN GLAPION cover by PHILIP TAN With the team split in two and wanted for acts of war, The Outsiders find themselves fighting with one another in order to survive. While Geo-Force, Katana and the Eradicator build a new team in Markovia, Black Lightning, Owlman and Metamorpho find themselves at the home of an old friend who just happens to want Metamorpho dead! Plus, The Creeper faces off against a creature of the night! On sale AUGUST 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US bmcon_cv47 BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #47 Written by KEVIN VANHOOK Art and cover by TOM MANDRAKE Batman and Superman travel to an uncharted island in the Caribbean in an attempt to stop the evil Professor Combs from performing a Voodoo ritual that will turn the living into the undead. But when vampires and werewolves get involved, The Dark Knight will find himself six feet under and buried alive! On sale AUGUST 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US