September's BATMAN Solicits

September's BATMAN Solicits

By David Hyde Monday, June 13th, 2011
bm_cv11 BATMAN #1 Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION Cover by GREG CAPULLO Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Be here for the start of a new era for The Dark Knight from writer Scott Snyder (AMERICAN VAMPIRE, BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM) and artist Greg Capullo (Spawn)! A series of brutal killings hints at an ancient conspiracy, and Batman learns that Gotham City is deadlier than he knew. dtc_cv1ghfd56x DETECTIVE COMICS #1 Written by TONY S. DANIEL Art by TONY S. DANIEL and RYAN WINN Cover by TONY S. DANIEL On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T DC’s flagship title is relaunched for the first time ever, with new Batman adventures from acclaimed writer/ artist Tony S. Daniel! A killer called The Gotham Ripper is on the loose on Batman’s home turf – leading The Dark Knight on a deadly game of cat and mouse. batwing-1 BATWING #1 Written by JUDD WINICK Art and cover by BEN OLIVER On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Africa, a land of beauty – and of great horror. A land of creation and conflict. It is in desperate need of a defender, and from the ranks of Batman Incorporated comes a soldier to carry on the legacy of The Dark Knight in the most tumultuous region on Earth. Meet Batwing, the Batman of Africa! bmtdk_cv1nftyxd665e BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #1 Written by DAVID FINCH Art by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND Cover by DAVID FINCH On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The Dark Knight struggles against a deadly – yet strangely familiar – foe in this phenomenal debut issue from superstar writer/artist David Finch (BRIGHTEST DAY, ACTION COMICS)! As a mysterious figure slinks through the halls of Arkham Asylum, Batman must fight his way through a gauntlet of psychos, and Bruce Wayne faces the unexpected legal ramifications of Batman Incorporated! bm_rob_cv1-aoisd8q9s BATMAN AND ROBIN #1 Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Battling evil with his son, Damian, at his side, Batman now realizes that the hardest part of the job may be trying to work together! As Batman and Robin try to adjust to their new partnership, a figure emerges from Bruce Wayne’s past: His name is NoBody, and he’s not happy that Batman Incorporated is shining a light on his own shadowy war against evil... bg_cv1_s483nsajksd BATGIRL #1 Written by GAIL SIMONE Art by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES Cover by ADAM HUGHES On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Yes, it’s really happening! Barbara Gordon is back as Batgirl – and she’s going to have to face the city’s most horrifying new villains as well as the dark secrets from her past. You won’t want to miss this stunning debut issue from fan-favorite BIRDS OF PREY writer Gail Simone! batwoman-1 BATWOMAN #1 Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T At last! Batwoman’s new series begins, from the multiple award-winning creative team of J.H. Williams III and Haden Blackman! In “Hydrology,” part 1 of 5, Batwoman faces deadly new challenges in her war against Gotham City’s underworld – and new trials in her life as Kate Kane. Who or what is stealing children from the barrio, and for what vile purpose? Will Kate train her cousin, Bette Kane (a.k.a. Flamebird), as her new sidekick? How will she handle unsettling revelations about her father, Colonel Jacob Kane? And why is a certain government nightwing-1 NIGHTWING #1 Written by KYLE HIGGINS Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and JP MAYER On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Dick Grayson flies high once more as Nightwing in a new series from hot new writer Kyle Higgins (BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM)! And as he embraces his destiny, Haley’s Circus, the big top where Dick once performed, returns to Gotham City – bringing with it murder, mystery and superhuman evil. Nightwing must confront his past, among former friends and enemies from his circus days, while uncovering a much greater evil! catwoman-1 CATWOMAN #1 Written by JUDD WINICK Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Meet Catwoman. She’s addicted to the night. Addicted to shiny objects. Addicted to Batman. Most of all, Catwoman is addicted to danger. She can’t help herself, and the truth is – she doesn’t want to. She’s good at being bad, and very bad at being good. Find out more about what makes Catwoman tick in this new series from writer Judd Winick (BATMAN: UNDER THE HOOD) and artist Guillem March (GOTHAM CITY SIRENS)! birds-of-prey-1 BIRDS OF PREY #1 Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Art and cover by JESUS SAIZ On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T One is wanted for a murder she didn’t commit. The other is on the run because she knows too much. They are Dinah Laurel Lance and Ev Crawford – a.k.a. Black Canary and Starling – and together, as Gotham City’s covert ops team, they’re taking down the villains other heroes can’t touch. But now they’ve attracted the attention of a grizzled newspaper reporter who wants to expose them, as well as a creepy, chameleon-like strike team that’s out to kill them. Don’t miss the start of this hard-hitting new series from mystery novelist/comics writer Duane Swierczynski (Expiration Date, Cable). red_hood_cv1_r2 RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #1 Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T No sooner has Batman’s former sidekick, Jason Todd, put his past as the Red Hood behind him than he finds himself cornered by a pair of modern day outlaws: Green Arrow’s rejected sidekick Arsenal, the damaged soldier of fortune, and the alien Starfire, a former prisoner of intergalactic war who won’t be chained again. As a loner, Jason has absolutely no interest in this motley crew of outlaws. So what’s he going to do when they choose the Red Hood as their leader? Find out in this hot new series from writer Scott Lobdell (WILDC.A.T.S, Uncanny X-Men), featuring art by rising star Kenneth Rocafort (ACTION COMICS)!