Beyond The New 52 Group Solicits (February 2014)

Beyond The New 52 Group Solicits (February 2014)

By Alex Nagorski Monday, November 11th, 2013

HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #11
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by MICHAEL O’HARE
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale FEBRUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Deep within the realm of Subternia and reeling from a shocking loss and shattering betrayal, He-Man is overcome and taken prisoner by a surprising enemy. The quest is abandoned and He-Man separated from his allies. He’s about to be made a sacrifice in his adversary’s plan to claim all Eternia.

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #10
Written by JOSH ELDER and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by VICTOR IBANEZ and SEAN “CHEEKS” GALLOWAY
Cover by SEAN “CHEEKS” GALLOWAY
On sale FEBRUARY 26 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

In “Dear Superman,” Superman’s #1 fan watches from afar as the Last Son of Krypton battles an upgraded Metallo in the streets of Metropolis! And “In Care of,” illustrated by Sean “Cheeks” Galloway, introduces a young boy who needs Superman’s help to defeat a monster!

BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #6
Written by CLIFF CHIANG, DAVE TAYLOR, OLLY MOSS, ADAM HUGHES and DAVE JOHNSON
Art by CLIFF CHIANG, DAVE TAYLOR, BECKY CLOONAN, ADAM HUGHES and DAVE JOHNSON
Cover by DOUG MAHNKE
On sale FEBRUARY 5 • 48 pg, B&W, 6 of 6, $4.99 US • RATED T

The final issue of the new BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE miniseries is here, with stories written and illustrated by Cliff Chiang, Dave Taylor, Olly Moss and Becky Cloonan, Adam Hughes and Dave Johnson!

SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED: A CRISIS OF IMAGINATION #2
Written by JOSH ELDER
Art by ADAM ARCHER and BEN BATES
Cover by ADAM ARCHER
On sale FEBRUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E •DIGITAL FIRST

Maxwell and Lily travel to Metropolis, where they find a mob of Superman protesters led by—Lois Lane and Jimmy Olsen?! The Man of Steel has no idea why they have turned against him, so it’s up to the Scribblenauts and the Justice League to solve this puzzle!

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11: ALIEN #3
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by EDGAR SALAZAR, DYM and ROB LEAN
Cover by CAT STAGGS
On sale FEBRUARY 12 • 40 pg, FC, 3 of 4, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

Lex Luthor is determined to bring the Monitor to his knees, but the fight isn’t going his way—even Superman is having trouble with the alien interloper. Meanwhile, back in the USA, Chloe and Lois take a trip to Gotham City to check on a death so mysterious, Batman is having trouble figuring it out!

BATMAN ‘66 #8
Written by JEFF PARKER
Art by RUBEN PROCOPIO
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale FEBRUARY 19 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST

From the sands of the ages and halls of higher learning comes one of Batman’s deadliest foes – King Tut! Tut returns to Gotham City to assert his royal status and challenge the Dynamic Duo with his most far reaching plan yet to rule the modern Thebes known as Gotham City!

BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #7
Written by KYLE HIGGINS and CHRISTOS N. GAGE
Art by THONY SILAS and IBAN COELLO
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale FEBRUARY 19 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

Terry and Bruce are forced to work together to take down one of Batman’s oldest foes...but will their strained relationship prevent them from completing their mission? Plus, after last issue’s stunning revelation about Brainiac’s plan, the Justice League enlists the help of new and old allies from all over the world!

INJUSTICE YEAR TWO #2
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art and cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
1:10 DC Collectibles variant cover
On sale FEBRUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

With Batman out of action, a grieving Black Canary begins to assemble her own team to combat Superman’s new world order. And Earth’s heroes aren’t the only ones concerned about the Man of Steel’s rule. Word is spreading across the galaxy. Powerful beings across the stars turn their attention towards Earth.

THE VAMPIRE DIARIES #2
Written by B. CLAY MOORE
Art by TONY SHASTEEN
Cover by CAT STAGGS
On sale FEBRUARY 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • DIGITAL FIRST

In “Home for the Holidays,” when Stefan makes a clandestine Christmas visit to Mystic Falls, his battles against an unexpected group of vampires distract him from the town’s Winter Party. But his Uncle Zach, worried about high school sophomore Elena Gilbert, takes matters (and a sprig of vervain!) into his own hands anyway. Then, see how Alaric Saltzman began his training as a vampire hunter!

BEWARE THE BATMAN #5
Written by MIKE W. BARR
Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA
On sale FEBRUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

When a Katana copycat kills a member of the mob, the real Katana enlists Batman’s help to clear her name and find out the true identity of the assassin—someone from her own past!

BATMAN: LI’L GOTHAM #11
Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS and DUSTIN NGUYEN
Art and cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale FEBRUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST

On All Souls Day, Bruce Wayne takes his son Damian to mom’s house for a supervised visit — until an engine explosion makes their jet crash! But that’s hardly the worst thing fate tries to throw at them! And when Gotham “falls back” for Daylight Savings Time, the Clock King plots to control time…and the world!

TEEN TITANS GO! #2
Written by SHOLLY FISCH and MERRILL HAGEN
Art by LEA HERNANDEZ and JORGE CORONA
Cover by DAN HIPP
On sale FEBRUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

When Starfire signs the team up for the popular reality show contest, I’ve Got Your Talent Right Here, Robin becomes determined to show the world just how talented the Teen Titans really are! Then, after a fight with Captain Cold, Beast Boy and Robin come down with a cold themselves! Running high fevers and quarantined from the rest of the Titans...the madness begins to set in!

LOONEY TUNES #217
Written by SCOTT GROSS
Art by ROBERT POPE and SCOTT McRAE
Cover by SCOTT GROSS
On sale FEBRUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

When Elmer Fudd invades the idyllic serenity of Bugs Bunny’s pastoral home, he brings along thousands of music fans and sets up a music festival! Now that Bugs can’t listen to his carrot-needled phonograph under the hail of noise, a confrontation is bound to set off sparks!

MAD #526
Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS
On sale FEBRUARY 26 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US

Stay warm this winter! Buy multiple copies of the new MAD—you can use the extras as insulation!

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #42
Written by GEORGIA BALL
Art and cover by SCOTT JERALDS
On sale FEBRUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

Is the Lady in Pink haunting Pollard House the ghost of Sarah Pollard herself, or the kindly cookie-baking housekeeper? Mystery Inc. and a reality TV crew have competing theories, but Shaggy and Scooby are sticking around for the baked goods!