DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 Group Solicits, Part 2 (December 2013)

DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 Group Solicits, Part 2 (December 2013)

By Alex Nagorski Monday, September 9th, 2013

GREEN ARROW #26
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO
1:25 B&W Variant cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

“THE OUTSIDERS WAR” begins here! Oliver Queen finally knows the location of the Outsiders’ base, but first he must return to the place where Green Arrow was born: The Island! Secrets are revealed, new villains introduced, and a mind-blowing final page kicks off this new storyline with a bang!

WONDER WOMAN #26
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art and GORAN SUDZUKA
Cover by CLIFF CHIANG
1:25 B&W Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Wonder Woman’s brother and sister are being held hostage by none other than Cassandra, the sadistic sibling she hasn’t even met yet! And speaking of hostages, we’re taking bets on how long chains can hold the First Born!

SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #3
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art and cover by TONY S. DANIEL and BATT
1:25 Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH
1:100 B&W Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL and BATT
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Zod unleashed! Can Superman and Wonder Woman stop this madman before he gains full power under the Earth’s yellow sun? Guest-starring the JLA, and featuring a shocking conclusion that could mean the end of Superman and Wonder Woman together!

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #6
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Backup story art by DUSTIN NGUYEN
1:300 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
“We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover available
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

The Man of Tomorrow and the Superman of yesterday go at it—no holds barred! Supes goes full throttle after his would-be ally, Wraith, in a seismic battle ranging from deep space to the ocean’s floor and ultimately the core of the earth! Meanwhile, Lois Lane holds the key to defeating Ascension, but she needs to reach the Fortress of Solitude to ensure its safekeeping—not to mention hers! And she’s being pursued by a heavily armed force, and it isn’t Ascension!

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

ACTION COMICS #26
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by AARON KUDER
1:25 B&W Variant cover by AARON KUDER
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

All hell breaks loose as Superman is caught between an alien menace and the super-powered soldier the U.S. Army has sent to kill it!

SUPERMAN #26
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by KENNETH ROCAFORT
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
1:25 B&W Variant cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

In the aftermath of “Krypton Returns,” a distraught Man of Steel returns to find that the Parasite is back—and he is very hungry. First on the menu: Lois Lane!

SUPERGIRL #26
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and RAY McCARTHY
Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and CAM SMITH
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Following the stunning conclusion of “Krypton Returns,” Supergirl arrives back on Earth with a new mission and a clearer understanding of her place in the universe. But a striking new foe prepares to welcome Supergirl home: LOBO! What could the mysterious new character want from Supergirl? Find out as the hot new creative team of writer Tony Bedard (GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS) and artist Yildiray Cinar (EARTH 2) launch Supergirl into the next stage of her life in the DC Universe!

SUPERBOY #26
Written by FRANK HANNAH and MARV WOLFMAN
Art by ANDRES GUINALDO
Cover by RAFA SANDOVAL
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Lost in time with the Teen Titans, Superboy comes to some startling revelations about his origins and future! Can he and the team rescue Kid Flash and find the way back to their own era?

GREEN LANTERN #26
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by BILLY TAN and ROB HUNTER
Cover by BILLY TAN
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BILLY TAN
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US

Still in disarray after the events of “LIGHTS OUT,” Hal and Kilowog struggle to enforce the Corps’ new directive against Star Sapphire Nol-Anj! Having revealed a command of the Violet light unlike any the Corps has encountered before, Hal makes an earth-shaking decision. Is his win-at-all-costs attitude exactly the kind of leadership the Corps needs, or is he walking them into their next trap?

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #26
Written by VAN JENSEN and ROBERT VENDITTI
Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BERNARD CHANG
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

It’s Lantern vs. Lantern as John Stewart battles Hal Jordan for the leadership of the Corps! For months, John Stewart has let his anger build as Hal Jordan sent Guy Gardner into the Red Lanterns and declared war against other corps across the spectrum. After the devastating events of “LIGHTS OUT,” John is determined to rebuild the Corps as he sees fit—even if it means taking down his oldest friend!

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #26
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art and cover by BRAD WALKER and DREW HENNESSY
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRAD WALKER and DREW HENNESSY
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The planet of Exuro is a paradise—but at a terrible cost: They’re literally stealing from their own futures! When the Exurans cross the line and bring the wrath of the cosmos down on themselves, it’s up to Kyle Rayner to resolve the conflict…but what exactly do the New Guardians want him to see about the difficult choice he’ll have to make?

LARFLEEZE #6
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art by SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Now that Larfleeze is a living power battery, how will his former corps recharge its rings! The Orange Lanterns are prepared to pry open Agent Orange to find out!

RED LANTERNS #26
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art and cover by ALESSANDRO VITTI
1:25 B&W Variant cover by ALESSANDRO VITTI
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

A RED WILL BE DEAD! It’s Guy Gardner and five Red Lanterns on their first mission in Sector 2814—a planetary army a billion strong, led by the evil fascist dictator Field Marshal Gensui. How can they all possibly survive? In fact, not all of them do!

WORLDS’ FINEST #18
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by R.B. SILVA and JOE WEEMS
Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCINO
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

As Power Girl’s abilities grow increasingly uncontrollable and unpredictable, Huntress finds herself without backup as she stalks a new villain preying on the upper crust of New York City glamour.

EARTH 2 #18
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT
Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:25 B&W Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The new Batman of Earth 2 tries to turn the tide in the war against the forces of Darkseid and Apokolips, but even as new allies reveal themselves the planet trembles before its new rulers.