Solicits for November 2011

Solicits for November 2011

By David Hyde Monday, August 15th, 2011
If you’ve been surfing the web today, you may have noticed various outlets such as COMIC BOOK RESOURCES, NEWSARAMAiFANBOY and COMIC VINE exclusively breaking the solicit information for the titles within DC Comics-The New 52. Earlier this afternoon, we posted the solicit information for the books within the JUSTICE LEAGUE family. After the jump, take a look at the covers and info for the remainder of the titles, all compiled together here for your reading convenience. ACTION COMICS #3 Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by RAGS MORALES, BRENT ANDERSON and RICK BRYANT Cover by RAGS MORALES 1:25 Variant cover by MIKE CHOI 1:200 B&W Variant cover by RAGS MORALES On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T “Superman, Go Home!” In a startling tale only Grant Morrison could bring you, the people of Metropolis turn on their new champion! But why? Plus, shocking secrets from Krypton revealed! SUPERMAN #3 Written by GEORGE PEREZ Breakdowns and cover by GEORGE PEREZ Art by JESUS MERINO On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Superman finds himself beset as a TV reporter at the new Daily Planet makes a case that Superman brings Metropolis more harm than good, while a vicious new foe attacks those nearest and dearest to Clark Kent! Who are all these new villains attacking Metropolis lately, and what deadly secret connects them? Superman’s not going to like the answer! SUPERGIRL #3 Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON Art by MAHMUD ASRAR Cover by MAHMUD ASRAR On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The ship that brought Supergirl to Earth – her one remaining link to Krypton – has been stolen! Can The Girl of Steel navigate a strange new planet to find it? And will she uncover the trap set by a deadly new villain in time to save herself?

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SUPERBOY #3 Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN Cover by ERIC CANETE On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T When N.O.W.H.E.R.E. assigned Superboy to put down an alien prison riot, they couldn’t have suspected his powers would bring the entire prison down on top of him. Inside the wreckage, he’ll find a mysterious – and gorgeous – alien who could help him escape… but does she want to? Meanwhile, Superboy’s handler, Rose Wilson, is about to discover that she is connected to the origin of her “assignment” in a way she never imagined!

BATMAN #3 Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION Cover by GREG CAPULLO 1:25 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO 1:200 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T As Bruce digs deeper into the mystery of the recent owl murders, he soon finds himself face to face with a shocking enemy – an enemy the Wayne family has secretly been at war with for centuries. Be there for the first shots of the war for the soul of Gotham City. Friends will become deadly enemies and secrets will be revealed – revelations that will change the Bat-family forever. DETECTIVE COMICS #3 Written by TONY S. DANIEL Art and cover by TONY S. DANIEL and RYAN WINN On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T He makes dolls out of his victims – and he’s tired of being referred to in the media as the Gotham Strangler. His moniker is the Dollmaker, and he and his insane family are going to hunt down Gotham City’s public figures and turn them into the ultimate collectables. As the Dollmaker ups the stakes, Batman finds himself in a race against time – because one of his allies is the Dollmaker’s next target! BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #3 Written by PAUL JENKINS Art by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND with JAY FABOK Cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T A wave of fear washes across Gotham City as a mysterious toxin radically alters the bodies of its criminals, sending crazed villains into the streets and stretching the resources of the police department. Can Batman and his vigilante partners follow the clues and uncover the perpetrator’s real identity? And when one fabled hero is stricken by the poison, the trail will point to the mysterious White Rabbit. BATWING #3 Written by JUDD WINICK Art and cover by BEN OLIVER On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Massacre’s crusade of blood continues, and the only one standing in his way is Batwing, who finds himself fighting alongside a legendary hero of Africa: the mighty Thunder Fall! As more heroes are targeted by this madman, the mystery of why begins to unfold, as does the story of Batwing’s dark past. BATMAN AND ROBIN #3 Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T As Robin does all he can to keep his own killer instincts at bay, Batman focuses his energies on Nobody, the deadly enigma from Bruce’s past who has arrived in Gotham and is hellbent on forcing him to accept a new world crimefighting view even as he infiltrates the Waynes’ personal lives. BIRDS OF PREY #3 Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Art by JESUS SAIZ Cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Someone’s come up with a way to turn ordinary citizens of Gotham City into undetectable walking bombs…and only Black Canary (a.k.a. Dinah Laurel Lance), Starling (a.k.a. Ev Crawford) and new team member Katana (a.k.a. Tatsu Yamashiro) can stop them. But will Canary’s choice of a fourth team member, a notorious bioterrorist, tear them apart first?

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CATWOMAN #3 Written by JUDD WINICK Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Cats hate baths. Cats hate dogs. And cats hate being caught. Catwoman stole from the wrong man, and now he’s got her. He wants his stuff back, he wants answers and he wants blood. Cats had better have nine lives, because Selina Kyle is about to lose one! BATWOMAN #3 Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Horror! Batwoman faces the terrifying villain stalking Gotham City’s children. Can she defeat the gruesome monster in time to save the city’s most innocent victims? Intrigue! Kate Kane unearths a ghost she has tried hard to bury, even as the D.E.O. closes in on Batwoman. Can Kate outrun her past and Cameron Chase? Romance! Kate’s relationship with Detective Maggie Sawyer continues to evolve. But will Kate’s nocturnal activities cause a rift between the two? BATGIRL #3 Written by GAIL SIMONE Art by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES Cover by ADAM HUGHES On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T It’s the story you’ve been waiting for! As Barbara Gordon struggles to find her place in the world, Batgirl and Nightwing collide with the unstoppable force of a train wreck! Will it be sparks flying, or fists for this star-crossed duo? Also, the terrifying Mirror ups the ante in his bizarre war on the citizens of Gotham City! Featuring the eye-popping art of rising superstar Ardian Syaf! RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #3 Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT and BLOND On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Red Hood, Arsenal and Starfire enter the Chamber of All to discover what the Untitled wanted – but they’ll need to leave their most cherished memories as collateral! And when you’re a reincarnated sidekick who lets your madon get the better of you, a former addict turned soldier of fortune, and an intergalactic princess who never quite recovered from a childhood spent as a prisoner of war...? Well, there aren’t a lot of cherished memories to choose from! All this as the trio draws ever closer to dealing with a threat that’s already killed the ancient caste of assassins who taught Jason Todd everything he knows about the art of killing! NIGHTWING #3 Written by KYLE HIGGINS Art and cover by by EDDY BARROWS and JP MAYER On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The Big Top comes to the Windy City! After the massive events of issue 2, the circus heads to Chicago – and Dick Grayson is along for the ride! But as Nightwing puts pressure on ex-Haley connections in search for answers about his past, one lead may be far too explosive to handle! Be here as Nightwing takes his quest for the truth to the Second City! GREEN LANTERN #3 Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY Cover by DOUG MAHNKE 1:25 Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER 1:200 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T With the entire Sinestro Corps out to kill its founder, the renegade Green Lantern Sinestro finds himself in a position he’s never been in before: on the run. GREEN LANTERN CORPS #3 Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by GERALDO BORGES and SCOTT HANNA Cover by ALEX GARNER On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Things go from bad to worse as Guy Gardner and John Stewart’s squad of Green Lanterns is vastly outnumbered by the Intruders, a force that knows how to neutralize any green ring’s power. And these invaders have made it abundantly clear: this is personal. GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #3 Written by TONY BEDARD Art by TYLER KIRKHAM, HARVEY TALIBAO and BATT Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Lanterns united! Green, yellow, red, blue – soldiers from every Lantern Corps stand shoulder-to-shoulder against an unthinkable enemy: the Guardians of Oa! It’s the New Guardians vs. old in a battle that will forever change Kyle Rayner’s standing in the Green Lantern Corps! Plus: If the lone Orange Lantern ring is with Kyle Rayner, then what happened to its owner, Larfleeze? Finally, the answer revealed! RED LANTERNS #3 Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by ED BENES and ROB HUNTER Cover by ED BENES On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ This story spotlights the sexy and deadly Red Lantern called Bleez. Red Lantern leader Atrocitus needs a lieutenant and places his bet on this raging beauty…and this decision will have long-ranging ramifications that no one – especially Atrocitus – will expect.

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JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #3 Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by MIKEL JANIN Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T What is Madame Xanadu’s plan? And why is she urging Shade the Changing Man to recruit a killer? One by one, our anti-hero misfits are drawn inexplicably to each other... While John Constantine aids Zatanna in escaping a town destroyed by magic, June Moon seeks help from Deadman. But in the end, will any of it be enough to escape the dark clutches of the insane and powerful Enchantress? SWAMP THING #3 Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by YANICK PAQUETTE and VICTOR IBANEZ Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ The forces of decay are summoning their servants, and the Green alone cannot protect Alec Holland – but one woman can! Alec may not know her, but he should! And only he can help her before the darkness finds its key to spreading across the world unchecked. But unfortunately for Alec’s mysterious benefactor, that “key” is part of the family... FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #3 Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI Cover by J.G. JONES On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Frankenstein and The Creature Commandos crash-land on the invading alien planetoid and all-out mayhem ensues, but nothing can prepare them for the coming of The Titans of Monster Planet! And just when they thought things couldn’t get worse, Father Time receives a troubling message from his past. ANIMAL MAN #3 Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art and cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Maxine and Buddy swim to the heart of the Life Web and come face to face with the Totems...caretakers of the Red. But before they can get answers, the Hunters Three attack. Meanwhile, Ellen and Cliff fight for their lives back home. The Hunt heats up! RESURRECTION MAN #3 Written by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING Art by FERNANDO DAGNINO Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ The femmes fatale known as the Body Doubles have finally tracked down the Resurrection Man – and they seem to know more about him than he does! As they set out to test his abilities to withstand death – literally – Mitch discovers a far darker truth: More than one unearthly power has taken a strong interest in his immortal soul. I, VAMPIRE #3 Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO Cover by JENNY FRISON On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Across the country, bodies litter the streets as the Queen of Blood builds her army. A weakened Andrew must seek the aid of an old ally, but the game of death has a new wild card who may help Andrew tip the balance of power – or decapitate him. DEMON KNIGHTS #3 Written by PAUL CORNELL Art by DIOGENES NEVES and OCLAIR ALBERT Cover by TONY S. DANIEL and NORM RAPMUND On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Under siege and under fire – quite literally – the hastily assembled Demon Knights find that the villagers they’re trying to protect are ready to turn on them… and that they’re locked behind embattled walls with a demon whose very touch can kill! And if the only human Etrigan gives half a damn about dies of her wounds, then Hell help anyone around him… STORMWATCH #3 Written by PAUL CORNELL Art by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA and AL BARRIONUEVO Cover by CHRIS BURNHAM On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ The moon has declared war on Earth, and now its emissaries have landed. All over the world these lunar antibodies have absorbed our buildings, our pets and our neighbors, crafting monstrous bodies to tear our world apart. Fighting on the front lines: new recruits Apollo and Midnighter. Plus, Harry Tanner – the Eminence of Blades – makes a play for power that threatens to cut Stormwatch in two! DEATHSTROKE #3 Written by KYLE HIGGINS Art by JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERT Cover by SIMON BISLEY On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Still reeling from the Harmory job, Deathstroke seeks answers from a super villain arms manufacturer. But when Slade storms the weapon maker’s fortress, he finds himself face to face with a new threat known only as “Legacy” and a plot to manipulate Slade that runs far deeper than he could ever have imagined! GRIFTER #3 Written by NATHAN EDMONDSON Art and cover by CAFU and JASON GORDER On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Cole and Gretchen escape in opposite directions, but the hornets’ nest has been disturbed. With aliens and the authorities both pursuing Cole, an easy escape is not an option! And when Cole is forced to confront his brother, the recipe is clear: On this morning, there will be bloodshed.

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VOODOO #3 Written by RON MARZ Art by SAMI BASRI and HENDRY PRASETYA Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Already on the run from shadowy government agents who want to dissect her, Voodoo now must face a new threat: Green Lantern Kyle Rayner! Will even her shapeshifting powers be enough to keep a GL at bay? Writer Ron Marz returns to his signature DCU character!

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SUICIDE SQUAD #3 Written by ADAM GLASS Art by FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO Cover by RYAN BENJAMIN On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ “Abort evac. Suicide Squad…you’re on your own!” After last issue’s harrowing mission, the covert Squad must “disappear” until Task Force X can safely (and secretly) extract them from the field. Can a team of super villain soldiers maintain a low profile in a small town? Plus, another Squad member bites the dust – and King Shark eats a guy. O.M.A.C. #3 Written by DAN DIDIO and KEITH GIFFEN Art and cover by KEITH GIFFEN and SCOTT KOBLISH On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Kevin Kho is arrested and imprisoned for a crime he didn’t commit. There he is confronted by the mindaltering power of the former super-hero the Psi-Fi Man, whom Brother Eye considers one of its greatest threats. Meanwhile Sarge Steel and his Checkmate Elite, under orders from Max Lord, begin their hunt for O.M.A.C. BLACKHAWKS #3 Written by MIKE COSTA Art by ALESSANDRO VITTI Cover by KEN LASHLEY On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Wildman and Canada are prisoners of the enemy! Kunichi is a prisoner in sick bay! Lincoln faces the Bureaucrats! Lady Blackhawk battles the Internet! And who, or what, is Mother Machine?! Blackhawks only gets cooler – and stranger – by the issue. MEN OF WAR #3 Written by IVAN BRANDON and JONATHAN VANKIN Art by TOM DERENICK and PHIL WINSLADE Cover by VIKTOR KALVACHEV On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ Sometimes even the best intel isn’t good enough. Rock and his men find themselves surrounded by dozens of guerrilla fighters when their last clip runs out – but bullets might not be their only weapon. Also: Ice and Tracker come face-to-face with a family of human shields. Can they clear the area in time for an incoming evac without harming innocents? ALL-STAR WESTERN #3 Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by MORITAT and JORDI BERNET Cover by MORITAT On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ The Gotham City Police Department teams up with the vigilante Jonah Hex to bring a serial killer to justice, setting a dangerous precedent – but even that won’t stop the Religion of Crime from staking its claim on these streets. Will Hex ever get away from this place that makes the Wild West seem tame – and can he survive Gotham City’s first drive-by shooting? Plus: Will El Diablo’s rampage against a zombie horde be halted by the bloodthirsty White Arrow? TEEN TITANS #3 Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T It had to happen! A new Teen Titan shows up without so much as an invitation – and here Red Robin already had his hands full trying to get Bugg from Los Angeles to New York by train! Don’t miss the dazzling debut of The Wall! Meanwhile, Kid Flash is trying desperately to flee the arctic N.O.W.H.E.R.E. prison with a mysterious young woman who is unable to control her own super powers. And Wonder Girl investigates a lead that is going to bring her face to face with a certain halfhuman/half-Kryptonian clone!

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STATIC SHOCK #3 Written by SCOTT MCDANIEL and JOHN ROZUM Art by SCOTT MCDANIEL and ANDY OWENS Cover by CHRIS BRUNNER On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Static goes on the offensive and tracks down the lethal Slate Gang, forcing a final showdown with the inhuman assassin Virule! BLUE BEETLE #3 Written by TONY BEDARD Art by IG GUARA and RUY JOSE Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and SAL REGLA On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Newly bonded with his alien armor, high-schooler Jaime Reyes must keep his symbiotic partner from enacting its mission: to conquer planet Earth. Can a teenager turn an alien weapon of mass destruction into a force for good? HAWK AND DOVE #3 Written by STERLING GATES Art and cover by ROB LIEFELD On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Hawk and Dove are in for the fight of their lives when the deadly villain Condor makes his move! But what secrets does he know about the avatars that power Hawk and Dove, and will one of our heroes be willing to kill to get it? More important, will Hawk be able to protect the President of the United States from Condor and his mysterious partner? LEGION LOST #3 Written by FABIAN NICIEZA Art and cover by PETE WOODS On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Questions abound in the third issue of this hot new series! What does Timber Wolf have in common with Red Rage, a creature that eats the marrow from its victim’s bones? What secret does Tyroc hide in plain sight? And what frightening truth does Tellus uncover? LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #3 Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by FRANCIS PORTELA Cover by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The strongest man in the universe is rampaging on the surface of Panoptes, and the Dominators are massing in the skies above – and naturally, The Legion is stuck between the two! They don’t have the raw power to stare down either threat – but what they do have is a plan…one that puts some of their own in even greater danger behind enemy lines!

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