BEYOND DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 Group Solicits

BEYOND DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 Group Solicits

By Alex Nagorski Monday, July 9th, 2012

JOE KUBERT PRESENTS #1

Written and illustrated by JOE KUBERT,

BRIAN BUNIAK and SAM GLANZMAN

Cover by JOE KUBERT

On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, 1 of 6, no interior ads, $4.99 US • RATED T

• Don’t miss the start of this far-ranging collection of stories from comics legend Joe Kubert and other great talents! This debut issue includes:

• Joe Kubert writes and illustrates two stories: A new Hawkman epic, and a tale of hard times called “Spit.”  

• A tale of Angel and The Ape from writer/artist Brian Buniak.

• Plus: Writer/artist Sam Glanzman returns to comics with a new tale of the U.S.S. Stevens!

 

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #1

Written by DAMON LINDELOF, JONATHAN LARSEN and TOM TAYLOR

Art by JEFF LEMIRE, J.G. JONES, NICOLA SCOTT and WAYNE FAUCHER

Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER

1:25 Variant cover by STEPHEN PLATT

On sale OCTOBER 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• The first time in print for this digital-first series!

• Original, non-continuity short stories featuring Batman as written and illustrated by some of comics’ finest talents!

• Stories in this debut issue include “The Butler Did It,” “All of the Above” and “The Crime Never Committed.”

 

AME-COMI GIRLS #1: FEATURING WONDER WOMAN

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art by AMANDA CONNER, TONY AKINS and WALDEN WONG

Cover by AMANDA CONNER

1:25 Variant cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN

On sale OCTOBER 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• The first time in print for this digital-first series!

• First of new series inspired by the popular figures from DC Collectibles!

• Wonder Woman must stop an attack on Themyscira!

• Features the spectacular artwork of AMANDA CONNER (BEFORE WATCHMEN: SILK SPECTRE)!

 

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #7

Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS

Art by MIKE S. MILLER

Cover by MICO SUAYAN

On sale OCTOBER 10 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!

• The Gotham City Sirens are caught in the Arkham spotlight!

• Poison Ivy plots revenge against Catwoman!

• Whose side is Harley Quinn on?

 

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #9

Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS

Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN, DEREK FRIDOLFS, HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY and NORM BREYFOGLE

Cover by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY

On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!

• Catwoman battles The Jokerz as a shocking new ally joins the fight!

• It’s open warfare over Metropolis as KOBRA’s attempt to destroy the Earth begins!

• The cataclysmic conflict between Superman and Lex Luthor’s heir comes to a head!

 

NATIONAL COMICS: MADAME X #1

Written by ROB WILLIAMS

Art by TREVOR HAIRSINE

Cover by FIONA STAPLES

On sale OCTOBER 17 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• The once-famous tarot card reader Madame X now works at a law firm as the resident “psychic” – but can her “powers” help her solve a complicated new case?

• From the acclaimed team of Rob Williams (Iron Man, Cla$$War) and Trevor Hairsine (Captain America, Cla$$War)!

 

PHANTOM LADY #3

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art by CAT STAGGS

Cover by STEPHANE ROUX

On sale OCTOBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 4, $2.99 US • RATED T

• Phantom Lady and Doll Man face the frenzied fury of Funerella!

• Can the newly formed duo stand a chance against this villain’s strange powers?

 

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #6

Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER

Art by PERE PEREZ

Cover by MICO SUAYAN

On sale OCTOBER 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!

• The Dark Knight comes to Metropolis and runs afoul of...Clark Kent?

 

LOT 13 #1

Written by STEVE NILES

Art and cover by GLENN FABRY

On sale OCTOBER 31 • 32 pg, 1 of 5, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

• A terrifying new horror series from the ghoulish minds of Steve Niles (30 Days of Night) and Glenn Fabry (PREACHER)!

• A family making a cross-country move makes a horrifying discovery in an old apartment complex. Can they survive the night?

 

MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE: THE ORIGIN OF SKELETOR #1

Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV

Art and cover by FRAZER IRVING

One-shot • On sale OCTOBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

• Take a look at the twisted origins of Eternia’s most loathsome and terrible villain.

• What horrific events from Skeletor’s secret past defined the evil despot he became?

 

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #7

Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO

Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA

On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

• Zilius Zox wants to impress Atrocitus.

• His fiendish plan sends a new villain to the Interceptor!

• Will Hal save the day? Or will Razer?!

 

BATMAN/SCOOBY-DOO HALLOWEEN FEST #1

BATMAN stories written by DAN SLOTT

BATMAN art by TY TEMPLETON and TERRY BEATTY

SCOOBY-DOO story by CHRIS DUFFY

SCOOBY-DOO art by TIM HARKINS

BATMAN cover by BRUCE TIMM

SCOOBY-DOO cover by SCOTT GROSS

On sale OCTOBER 3 • 24 pg, FC, FREE! • RATED E

• Just in time for Halloween, it’s a FREE all-ages flip-book comic reprinting classic BATMAN and SCOOBY-DOO tales!

• In his side of the comic, The Dark Knight meets Gotham City’s new vigilante, the Cavalier, and battles the evil of Ra’s Al Ghul in stories from BATMAN ADVENTURES #1 and #4.

• And in the other side, the Mystery Inc. Gang tries to get to the bottom of “The Costume Caper,” in a story from SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #2.

 

LOONEY TUNES #209

Written by SCOTT GROSS

Art and cover by SCOTT GROSS

On sale OCTOBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

• Bugs Bunny makes a wrong turn at Albuquerque and winds up in the middle of a baseball game instead of Palm Springs.

• Can he reach home base in time to enjoy his vacation?

 

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #26

Written by SCOTT GROSS

Art and cover by SCOTT GROSS

On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

• Fred, Velma and Daphne are on the hunt for clues in another creepy case!

• While the others hunt for clues, Scooby and Shaggy hunt for snacks!

 

SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #6

Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO

Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR

On sale OCTOBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

• Can it be true? Has Superman met his match in Metallo?

• Who is Metallo? And what’s up with his heart?

• Where does Lex Luthor fit into all of this?

• Watch out! There’s a new Super Hero in town!

 

YOUNG JUSTICE #21

Written by GREG WEISMAN

Art by CHRISTOPHER JONES

Cover by MIN SUNG KU

On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

• Aliens have arrived on Earth-16!

• Superboy and five Justice Leaguers have been abducted!

• Metropolis is in danger!

• Enter: BRAINIAC!

 

Click here to see a gallery of the covers for the above titles.

 

(The cover for SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #6 by Mico Suayan)