The New 52 Group Solicits, Part 2 (February 2014)

The New 52 Group Solicits, Part 2 (February 2014)

By Alex Nagorski Monday, November 11th, 2013

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #8
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
1:25 Steampunk variant cover by TOMMY LEE EDWARDS
On sale FEBRUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

The Worlds’ Finest teams of two worlds meet at last in chapter 1 of “First Contact”! With Power Girl’s abilities on the fritz, see what happens when her long-lost cousin Superman approaches her! And a major threat returns in a way you won’t believe! Continues in this month’s WORLDS’ FINEST #8.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #5
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art and cover by TONY S. DANIEL and BATT
1:25 Steampunk variant cover by DAN PANOSIAN
On sale FEBRUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Faora has joined Zod – and now, Earth must kneel before their combined might! Even Superman and Wonder Woman can’t stop their plan for the Phantom Zone!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #7
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
1:25 Variant cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
1:50 Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT
1:100 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE
On sale FEBRUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

It’s a rampage in the Batcave! It’s come to this: Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman against Wraith! Alone, they wouldn’t have a chance – but they don’t have much of one together, either! And all the while, Lex Luthor’s machinations are clicking into place…

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

ACTION COMICS #28
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by AARON KUDER
1:25 Steampunk variant cover by DAVE JOHNSON
On sale FEBRUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Who or what is the Ghost Soldier, and what mysterious ties does he have to The Man of Steel? Will he side with Superman as he is caught in the middle of the military’s battle with subterranean monsters?

SUPERMAN #28
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by ED BENES
1:25 Steampunk variant cover by JEFF WAMESTER
On sale FEBRUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

A mysterious and powerful figure seeks The Man of Steel to join her against a threat coming to Earth. Plus: Sam Lane ascends to power, which makes him an even more formidable opponent for Superman.

SUPERBOY #28
Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art by ANDRES GUINALDO and MARK IRWIN
Cover by RAFAEL SANDOVAL and NORM RAPMUND
On sale FEBRUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Superboy and his new team of unstable teen powerhouses must return to the present-day DC Universe to make sure Jon Lane Kent lives to see his plans come to fruition!

SUPERMAN: LOIS LANE #1
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT
Art by EMANUELLA LUPACCHINO
Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
One-shot • On sale FEBRUARY 26 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

Lois Lane is known for chasing down stories — but what happens when the story is her family? As her father gains more power in the government, Lois’s sister Lucy has become involved with a deadly drug scene! Meanwhile, Lois thought she was rid of the influence of Brainiac, but now she finds that the the computer tyrant of Colu is calling out to her again!

SUPERGIRL #28
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and RAY McCARTHY
Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and CAM SMITH
On sale FEBRUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

A RED LANTERN RING is coming to get Kara — and it will change her forever! No lie! Not an imaginary story! It’s really going to happen! “Red Daughter of Krypton” starts here!

BATMAN #28
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
1:25 Steampunk variant cover by HOWARD CHAYKIN
On sale FEBRUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

ZERO YEAR: DARK CITY reaches its conclusion! The final chapter of Zero Year is almost upon us, and we’ve saved the best for last! What corners of Batman’s past will be revealed? And how will they impact his very near future? Find out here!

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

DETECTIVE COMICS #28
Written by JOHN LAYMAN
Art by AARON LOPRESTI
Cover by JASON FABOK
1:25 Steampunk variant cover by KLAUS JANSON
On sale FEBRUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Welcome to Gothtopia! Die happy! The Scarecrow makes the ultimate bid for control of Gotham City’s citizens — so why is everybody so happy about it? Nothing is as it seems as the strange gets stranger in “Gothtopia,” part 2 of 3.

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

BIRDS OF PREY #28
Written by CHRISTY MARX
Art by ROMANO MOLENAAR and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by JORGE MOLINA
On sale FEBRUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Welcome to Gothtopia! Die happy! Black Canary confronts Ra’s al Ghul – who makes her an offer that could save her husband! Is she willing to pay the ultimate price?

BATWING #28
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and JULIO FERREIRA
Cover by MIKE McKONE
On sale FEBRUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Welcome to Gothtopia! Die happy! A blast from Batwing’s past is back to menace him!

CATWOMAN #28
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art by PATRICK OLLIFFE
Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
On sale FEBRUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Welcome to Gothtopia! Die happy! As Catbird carries on the fight for justice even without the help of her beloved Batman, she finds herself facing a great mystery: Who is Catwoman?

BATGIRL #28
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by ALEX GARNER
1:25 Steampunk variant cover by J.G. JONES
On sale FEBRUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

It’s a hazardous reunion between Batgirl and the former Court of Owls assassin Strix as they face off against the lethal new threat known as Silver — the man who knows the secret of Gotham City’s conspiracy of bats!

BATMAN AND TWO-FACE #28
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
1:25 Steampunk variant cover by MATTEO SCALERA
On sale FEBRUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

“The Big Burn” concludes! In the final showdown, Batman, Two-Face and Erin McKillen fight for their lives against Gotham City’s united Mafiosi!

BATWOMAN #28
Written by MARC ANDREYKO
Art by JEREMY HAUN
Cover by TREVOR McCARTHY
1:25 Steampunk variant cover by DAVE JOHNSON
On sale FEBRUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

As Batwoman reels from Maggie’s surprising revelation last issue, the two must work together to discover the secret of the Wolf Spider. Who hired him and what are his deadly plans for Gotham?

BATMAN: JOKER’S DAUGHTER #1
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT
Art by MEGHAN HETRICK
Cover by GEORGES JEANTY
One-shot • On sale FEBRUARY 5 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

Who is The Joker’s Daughter? What horrors lurk in the mind of this deranged lunatic, and why is there more to her than meets the eye? More than just a crazy person who stumbled upon The Joker’s face, more than just a woman with a mission, The Joker’s Daughter sees herself as a woman on the path of greed, dominance and lordship over the Gotham Underground. This special issue tells a sordid tale in the life of one of DC’s most popular new villains!

NIGHTWING #28
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art by RUSSELL DATURMAN
Cover by WILL CONRAD
1:25 Steampunk variant cover by TOMMY LEE EDWARDS
On sale FEBRUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

All the sins of the past still haunt Nightwing. How can he make his peace with his old life if Gotham City won’t leave him alone?

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #28
Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
On sale FEBRUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Part one of a two-part story detailing the complex history of Dr. Kirk Langstrom, a.k.a. Man-Bat! How does Man-Bat’s past connect to Batman’s future?

HARLEY QUINN #3
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by CHAD HARDIN
Cover by AMANDA CONNER and DAVE JOHNSON
On sale FEBRUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

It’s Valentine’s Day, and Harley is getting depressed watching happy couples walk by. Will a special gift from Poison Ivy turn things around for Harley?

TALON #16
Written by TIM SEELEY
Art by JORGE LUCAS
Cover by EMANUEL SIMEONI
On sale FEBRUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Calvin Rose must find a Lazarus Pit to bring himself back from the dead. But first he must fight another undead villain with the same notions: Lord Death Man!

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #28
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art and cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
On sale FEBRUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The Outlaws head off for a well-earned rest as Jason tries to rekindle his romance with Isabelle – but they are soon fighting for their lives against a new cartel!

ALL-STAR WESTERN #28
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by MORITAT
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
On sale FEBRUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

Old West meets modern medicine! Are Hex’s scars healed? Trapped in a future he’s still coming to grips with, Jonah Hex confronts his own history as he uncovers a museum dedicated to the scarred bounty hunter’s days in the Old West.

STORMWATCH #28
Written by JIM STARLIN
Art by YVEL GUICHET and LE BEAU UNDERWOOD
Cover by CHRIS BATISTA and LIVESAY
On sale FEBRUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Extremax and Jenny return to Earth as the final battle with the Kollective looms on the horizon!

THE MOVEMENT #9
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II
Cover by RAGS MORALES
On sale FEBRUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Batgirl comes to Coral City in pursuit of a superhuman who is trying to join the Movement! And Burden’s terrifying brother attempts to bring him back home and away from the influence of his friends!