DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 Group Solicits, Part 1 (November 2013)

DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 Group Solicits, Part 1 (November 2013)

By Alex Nagorski Monday, August 12th, 2013

BATMAN #25
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
1:25 Variant cover by KEN HUNT
1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale NOVEMBER 13 • 40 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $5.99 US

BATMAN: ZERO YEAR reaches a new level as The Riddler sends Gotham City into total darkness! “Dark City” begins in this issue that features an embossed cover.
And the ZERO YEAR blackout spreads into other titles this month, affecting heroes across the DC Universe!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

ACTION COMICS #25
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by AARON KUDER
1:25 B&W Variant cover by AARON KUDER
On sale NOVEMBER 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

This BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in features the reintroduction of a major character! A cocky young Superman battles the forces of nature to save Gotham City, while a woman from his past tries to do the same thing on a smaller scale. But both are headed for a collision course...

BATGIRL #25
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by ALEX GARNER
On sale NOVEMBER 13 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

A BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in! Barbara Gordon is forced to protect her brother and her homestead in anticipation of the upcoming storm—but it’s here that she learns the true meaning of “home” and “hero.”

BATWING #25
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and JULIO FERREIRA
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
On sale NOVEMBER 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

A BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in! As Gotham City descends into chaos, young Luke Fox is the only one who can stop one of his classmates from causing more destruction—but he didn’t count on his friend being so… VENOMOUS!

BIRDS OF PREY #25
Written by CHRISTY MARX
Art by ROMANO MOLENAAR and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by JORGE MOLINA
On sale NOVEMBER 20 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

BLACK CANARY: ZERO YEAR?! Well, it’s definitely a BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in issue as we look into a pivotal moment in Black Canary’s history! Don’t miss assassins, mystery men and an ancient evil in Gotham City!

CATWOMAN #25
Written by JOHN LAYMAN
Art by AARON LOPRESTI
Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
On sale NOVEMBER 27 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

An untold tale of Catwoman in this tie-in to BATMAN: ZERO YEAR! Journey back to Selina’s early days as a thief, and find out why she’s always worked alone!

NIGHTWING #25            
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art and cover by WILL CONRAD
On sale NOVEMBER 13 • 40 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

A BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in! Dick Grayson frantically tries to find Haly’s Circus—and his parents—as Gotham City is plunged into total darkness!

DETECTIVE COMICS #25
Written by JOHN LAYMAN
Art and cover by JASON FABOK
1:25 B&W Variant cover by JASON FABOK
On sale NOVEMBER 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

A BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in! James Gordon confronts the corrupt elements in the G.C.P.D.—and the vigilante known as Batman!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

THE FLASH #25
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
1:25 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
On sale NOVEMBER 27 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

A BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in! What crucial part did Barry Allen play in the Zero Year saga, and how did it shape his future as The Flash?

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #25
Written by VAN JENSEN and ROBERT VENDITTI
Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BERNARD CHANG
On sale NOVEMBER 13 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

A BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in! When The Riddler throws Gotham City into total darkness, a young Marine named John Stewart is deployed as part of the peacekeeping measures.  But he gets much more than he expected when he must deal with the costumed chaos known as ANARKY!

GREEN ARROW #25
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO
1:25 B&W Variant cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO
On sale NOVEMBER 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

A BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in! He’s just returned from the island and must try to find his place in the world! Now, Oliver Queen becomes Green Arrow for the first time as he battles Killer Moth in Gotham City!

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #25
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art by JULIUS GOPEZ and RAY McCARTHY
Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and CAM SMITH
On sale NOVEMBER 20 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

A BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in! There’s a dark force of nature that’s forming in Gotham City...A face laughing in the dark that will one day tear Jason Todd’s life apart. What are his plans for the Red Hood Gang? And who else will rise out of the shadows to guide Jason Todd one step closer to his destiny?

HARLEY QUINN #0
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by DARWYN COOKE, SAM KIETH, TONY S. DANIEL, PAUL POPE, WALTER SIMONSON, ART BALTAZAR and others
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
1:25 Variant cover by STEPHANE ROUX
“WE CAN BE HEROES” Blank variant cover also available
On sale NOVEMBER 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

This bombastic debut issue features art by award-winning illustrators including Darwyn Cooke, Sam Kieth, Tony S. Daniel, Paul Pope, Walter Simonson, Art Baltazar and others—but will any of them measure up to the exacting standards of the Clown Princess of Crime? Don’t miss the thrilling return of Harley Quinn in her own monthly series!

DAMIAN: SON OF BATMAN #2
Written by ANDY KUBERT
Art and cover by ANDY KUBERT
1:25 Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
1:100 B&W Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale NOVEMBER 27 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 4, $3.99 US RATED T

Damian Wayne faces the most important decision of his adult life after a dangerous confrontation with someone dear to him. Plus, a soul-searching journey into the madness of Arkham Asylum!

BATMAN AND CARRIE KELLEY #25
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
1:25 Variant cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
1:100 B&W Variant cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale NOVEMBER 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T

As Two-Face continues his rampage through Gotham City, more light is shed on his past. Who is Carrie Kelley and how can her mysterious connection to Harvey Dent help Batman?

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #25
Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art and cover by ALEX MALEEV
1:25 B&W Variant cover by ALEX MALEEV
On sale NOVEMBER 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Time and time again, Clayface has proven to be one of Batman’s most elusive adversaries. On the loose once more, it’s time for the Dark Knight to call in some back-up! Guest starring Black Canary and Condor!

BATWOMAN #25
Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN
Art by TREVOR McCARTHY and JEREMY HAUN
Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
1:25 B&W Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
On sale NOVEMBER 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T+

The no-holds-barred battle between Batwoman and Batman threatens to kill them both!

TALON #13
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art by EMANUEL SIMEONI
Cover by KEN HUNT
On sale NOVEMBER 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Sebastian Clarke’s endgame for the Court of Owls is unleashed upon Gotham City, with thousands of lives in the balance. How can Talon stand up and finally become the hero he never wanted to be?