A look at BATMAN in September

A look at BATMAN in September

By DCE Editorial Monday, June 14th, 2010
September marks the conclusion of BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE — but what does that mean for the Dark Knight? We’re not telling, but click below for a few clues. bm_cv703_solicitcmyk BATMAN #703 Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art and cover by TONY DANIEL 1:10 “DC 75th Anniversary” Variant cover by KEVIN NOWLAN Celebrating the “Return of Bruce Wayne”! Those closest to The Dark Knight look back on the legacy he has created. Featuring appearances by Alfred, Dick Grayson, Tim Drake, Damian Wayne, Selina Kyle and more! Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. On sale SEPTEMBER 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US bmody_cv3 BATMAN: ODYSSEY #3 Written by NEAL ADAMS Art and cover by NEAL ADAMS 1:25 Sketch variant cover by NEAL ADAMS Batman legend Neal Adams returns to The Dark Knight! In the third chapter of Adams’s epic Batman tale, Bruce Wayne and Alfred strategize the next steps on The Dark Knight’s odyssey…but appearances by both The Riddler and Talia al Ghul might spoil their plans! Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. On sale SEPTEMBER 1 • 3 of 6 • 40 pg, FC $3.99 US dtc_cv869 DETECTIVE COMICS #869 Written by DAVID HINE Art by SCOTT MCDANIEL & ANDY OWENS Cover by PETER NGUYEN “Impostors” continues here! Madness and mayhem face off against law and order for control of Gotham City, and not even the Batman is safe! With The Joker Impostor leading the charge of chaos and filling the streets of Gotham with his army of Jokerz, the ranks of the Batman Impostor’s army grow thanks to regular citizens choosing sides and taking up arms. But what is Impostor Joker’s ultimate goal – and what does it have to do with the real Dark Knight and Clown Prince of Crime? On sale SEPTEMBER 29 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US bmsog_cv16 BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM #16 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 With Bruce Wayne soon to return to Gotham City, the secret past lives of his parents, Thomas and Martha, have come back to haunt the family legacy in chapter three of this 6-part sequel to “Heart of Hush”! What bizarre experience in their past is connected to a horrible plan that Tommy Elliot has set in motion? And in the co-feature, Two-Face’s desperate grab at power continues as he and his gang hold an entire subway train hostage! But how could he possibly escape capture with the FBI waiting for him at the next stop? On sale SEPTEMBER 22 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US bmrbw-cv6 BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #6 Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by LEE GARBETT & WALDEN WONG Cover by ANDY KUBERT 1:25 variant cover by LEE GARBETT Grant Morrison and BATGIRL artist Lee Garbett deliver the final chapter of this time-spanning epic! With Bruce Wayne just steps away from returning to present day Gotham City, the timestream might have a few more surprises in store for The Dark Knight! Do not miss this issue, as it paves the way for the shocking future era of Batman! Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. On sale SEPTEMBER 1 • 6 of 6 • 40 pg, FC $3.99 US bnr16_solicit BATMAN AND ROBIN #16 Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by CAMERON STEWART Cover by FRANK QUITELY 1:25 variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER Don’t miss this fantastic finale as BATMAN AND ROBIN’s storyline connects with THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE! The climactic showdown between Batman and the Black Glove is finally here. It’s payback time for The Dark Knight as Batman and Robin face the ultimate evil. Will Damian betray his father’s legacy? Will Bruce Wayne return just in time to see Dick Grayson die? Plus, The Joker and Professor Pyg! This is only the beginning of a startling new status quo for the Batman… Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. On sale SEPTEMBER 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US rhood_cv4 RED HOOD: LOST DAYS #4 Written by JUDD WINICK Art by JEREMY HAUN Cover by BILLY TUCCI Jason Todd’s journey has taken him all over the world in search of those who can help him train for his revenge on Batman. But something has begun to change inside him, and the blood and destruction he leaves in his wake is becoming far too risky. Now, he finds himself in London, learning at the feet of an expert bomber. But when Jason learns that the pyrotechnic genius is planning “something big” for the city, it may be something Jason’s better nature won’t tolerate... On sale SEPTEMBER 1 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US bmbeyond-4 BATMAN BEYOND #4 Written by ADAM BEECHEN Art by RYAN BENJAMIN and JOHN STANISCI Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN This is it! The mystery killer is unmasked! The secret of the new Catwoman is revealed! Gotham City is under siege! Terry McGinnis and Bruce Wayne are at odds! And Batman is torn between duty, doubt, and a vengeance-crazed super-villain! On sale SEPTEMBER 15 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US azr_cv12 AZRAEL #12 Written by DAVID HINE Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH In “The Killer of Saints” part 3 of 4, truth and faith come into conflict when Azrael risks everything to save the life of the keeper of the True Shroud. If he fails, the secret of the shroud will be lost forever. If he succeeds, he must face the fact that everything he ever believed in is a lie. On sale SEPTEMBER 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US gotham-sirens-16-cover-not-final GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #16 Written by TONY BEDARD Art by ANDRES GUINALDO Cover by GUILLEM MARCH Secrets involving the “Return of Bruce Wayne” affect all three Sirens and set the girls against each other in a brutal display of their villainous roots! Guest-starring Zatanna and Talia al Ghul. On sale SEPTEMBER 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US rrob_cv16 RED ROBIN #16 Written by FABIAN NICIEZA Art and cover by MARCUS TO & RAY MCCARTHY The new Anarky has his own version of Red Robin’s Hit List! Ulysses Armstrong has made a record of Gotham City teens who could be Red Robin – and he’s murdering them one by one. With an incapacitated Tim Drake crossed off his list, can Red Robin stop Anarky before the villain attacks his next target? And with the deaths of innocents weighing on his conscience, how far will Red Robin go to cross Anarky off his own Hit List? On sale SEPTEMBER 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US bgv2_cv14-copy BATGIRL #14 Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER Art by LEE GARBETT & TREVOR SCOTT Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU It’s terror in the third dimension starring Batgirl, Supergirl and Dracula…and Dracula, and Dracula! When Supergirl decides to get away from it all and visit Stephanie Brown on the campus of Gotham City University, a quiet, relaxing weekend turns into a monster movie mash-up! After a science experiment goes horribly wrong, 24 black-and-white Draculas are brought to life, and Batgirl and Supergirl are forced to become vampire hunters in order to stop an army of the celluloid undead! On sale SEPTEMBER 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US osiders-33 OUTSIDERS #33 Written by DAN DIDIO Art and cover by PHILIP TAN & JONATHAN GLAPION The mystery of the vault is revealed as the horror of Geode is set loose on the streets of Markovia. And while the country prepares for war, Geo-Force must choose between protecting his armies from the might of The Olympian or re-uniting with a lost love. Plus, discover why Simon Stagg is doing all those horrible things to Black Lightning... On sale SEPTEMBER 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US bmcon_cv48 BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #48 Written by KEVIN VANHOOK Art and cover by TOM MANDRAKE It’s Batman and Superman vs. the undead! The Dark Knight and The Man of Steel join forces with a vampire and a werewolf to stop the nefarious Professor Combs from unleashing a vile Voodoo spell upon the world. But will even the combined might of the World’s Finest be enough to stop the powers of Hell? Be here to find out! On sale SEPTEMBER 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US