BEYOND DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 Group Solicits (July 2013)

BEYOND DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 Group Solicits (July 2013)

By Alex Nagorski Monday, April 8th, 2013

BATMAN ‘66 #1

Written by JEFF PARKER

Art by JONATHAN CASE

Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED

1:25 Variant cover by JONATHAN CASE

On sale JULY 31 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

DIGITAL FIRST

Put on your go-go boots and get ready to “Batusi” back to the Swingin’ 60s as DC Comics reimagines the classic Batman TV series in comics form for the first time! These all-new stories portray The Caped Crusader, The Boy Wonder and their fiendish rogues gallery just the way viewers remember them. In this first adventure, The Riddler’s out to steal some valuable artwork from under the noses of Gotham’s police. But Batman gets help from an unlikely source: a certain femme fatale dressed in feline finery!

 

ARROW #9

Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM

Art by MIKE GRELL, ALLAN JEFFERSON, LEBEAU UNDERWOOD and ERIC NGUYEN

Photo cover

On sale JULY 24 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

Does Diggle really trust Oliver? What happened between Laurel and Tommy while Oliver was presumed dead? What kind of tactics do the SCPD use in their ongoing investigation of the Starling City vigilante? Find out all this and more in this startling issue!

 

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #3

Written by MATT KINDT

Art and cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA

On sale JULY 31 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

Comics’ finest talents have assembled to bring you all-new, non-continuity short stories featuring The Man of Steel himself: SUPERMAN! In this month’s issue, Matt Kindt (Mind MGMT, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA), joins forces with X-Treme X-Men artist Stephen Segovia to bring you a day in the life of the world’s greatest Super Hero!

 

AME-COMI GIRLS #5

Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI and JUSTIN GRAY

Art by HORACIO DOMINGUES, TED NAIFEH and ANDRES PONCE

Cover by EDDIE NUNEZ

On sale JULY 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

The origins of Hawkgirl and Alanna Strange are both revealed. And while Sinestra unleashes her undead forces on Thanagar, a New God is forged on Rann. Will she prove to be their only salvation against Sinestra’s relentless assault?

 

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #16

Written by KAREN TRAVISS • Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI

Cover by CHRISTOPHER MITTEN

On sale JULY 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

Best-selling author Karen Traviss takes the series in a new direction. Set before the start of the Arkham City videogame, “Welcome to the Slough of Despond” explores the political chaos that led to the construction of the new prison gulag and introduces a deadly villain known only as “The Bookbinder.”

 

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #18

Written by ADAM BEECHEN and SCOTT PETERSON

Art by ADAM ARCHER and ANNIE WU • Cover by ANNIE WU

On sale JULY 17 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

The shocking finale of the “Undercloud” storyline is here! Plus, when an all-new Batgirl pops up in Neo-Gotham, it’s up to former Commissioner Barbara Gordon to decide if she’s friend or foe!

 

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #10

Written by DAVID TISCHMAN

Art and cover by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY

On sale JULY 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

While on the trail of a serial killer targeting Gotham’s citizens, Batman finds the common thread among the victims. Each person has a unique skill, or knowledge the killer needs to move forward with his obsession. But will Bruce Wayne’s attempt to get his name on the list lead to disaster?

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #7

Written by TOM TAYLOR

Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK, MIKE S. MILLER and KEVIN MAGUIRE

Cover by MICO SUAYAN

On sale JULY 31 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

The tragic death of one of their own has further divided the heroes. Friendships fracture as paths are chosen. The citizens of Earth, too, are divided in their feelings on the heroes’ new, proactive roles, and Billy Batson wants to hear what they have to say. Meanwhile, a signal from Metropolis proves that someone—or something—has survived.

 

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #15

Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER • Art by DANIEL HDR

Cover by PETE WOODS

On sale JULY 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

Krypton’s past, present and future collide in the skies over New Krypton as the clock ticks down to oblivion. Superman, Supergirl, Booster and the Legion battle the unthinkable! “Argo” comes to its explosive conclusion in part 3 of 3.

 

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 SPECIAL #2

Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER

Art and cover by CAT STAGGS

On sale JULY 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

When Lois Lane accepts an assignment outside of Metropolis, she gets more than she bargained for. Follow the Daily Planet’s star reporter to the Congo as she investigates the Angel of the Plateau! “Valkyrie” reintroduces Lana Lang to the series!

 

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #14

Written by IVAN COHEN • Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA

On sale JULY 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • FINAL ISSUE

While battling a rogue Manhunter, Aya is infected by a virus, and Hal and Razer shrink themselves to microscopic size to see if they can fix her…and find Kilg%re! Can they win such a small battle against such large odds?

 

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #35

Written by SHOLLY FISCH • Art by FABIO LAGUNA

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

What happens when the Mystery Inc. gang visits a Civil War battlefield? Would you believe the ghost of General “Drywall” Beauregard comes back, looking for revenge? Or maybe it’s a fortune in long-lost gold that lured him in!

 

BATMAN: LI’L GOTHAM #4

Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS and DUSTIN NGUYEN

Art and cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN

“We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover available

On sale JULY 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST

As Gotham City celebrates St. Patrick’s Day, all its banks are left with no gold under the rainbow. Provided with help, Batman and his crew round up the usual green goons…but no good deed goes unpunished. And in the second story, Batman and Robin can’t be late for this very important Easter date, as Mad Hatter terrorizes Gotham with egg-splosive fury.

 

HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #4

Written by KEITH GIFFEN • Art by POP MHAN • Cover by ED BENES

On sale JULY 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Eternia has been defeated! After capturing He-Man, Despara is ordered to bring him before Hordak! Is this the end of the Prince of Power?

 

MAD #522

Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS

On sale JULY 24 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US

Celebrate your independence this July—buy this issue of MAD because you want to, not just because we told you to!

 

DISTURBINGLY AWFUL MAD TP

Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS

On sale AUGUST 7 • 128 pg, FC, 8.125” x 10.5”, $12.99 US

Don’t miss this latest collection from the MAD vault, featuring Spy vs. Spy, Sergio Aragones and much more! It’s disturbing and it’s awful—awful funny, that is!

 

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