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

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

By Alex Nagorski Friday, December 13th, 2013

BATMAN #29
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
1:25 Robot Chicken Variant cover
On sale MARCH 12 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $5.99 US

The “DARK CITY” chapter of “ZERO YEAR” reaches its conclusion in this amazing, extra-sized issue! Now, the next 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 #29
Written by JOHN LAYMAN
Art by AARON LOPRESTI and ART THIBERT
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
1:25 Robot Chicken Variant cover
On sale MARCH 5 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

The stunning conclusion of “Gothtopia”! Batman discovers the terrifying secret behind this brave new world.

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

CATWOMAN #29
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art by PATRICK OLLIFFE
Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
On sale MARCH 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Catwoman is tired of slumming it, so she’s making her bid for high society. There, she’ll find her greatest challenge yet: proving herself the best thief in the world! “The Race of Outlaws” starts here!

BATGIRL #29
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by ALEX GARNER
1:25 Robot Chicken Variant cover
On sale MARCH 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Dead before sunrise! Batgirl and the Talon known as Strix race to stop the new villain SILVER, who has ties to I, VAMPIRE star Andrew Bennett!

BIRDS OF PREY #29
Written by CHRISTY MARX
Art by ROBSON ROCHA and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by JORGE MOLINA
On sale MARCH 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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?

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #29
Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
On sale MARCH 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE

The savagery of Man-Bat reaches a horrifying peak this final issue of the series!

BATMAN AND AQUAMAN #29
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
1:25 Robot Chicken Variant cover
On sale MARCH 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Batman is ready to settle the score with Ra’s al Ghul, who stole Robin’s body out of the grave! As the Dark Knight travels to the island where Damian was born, he’s set on a collision course with Aquaman!

BATWOMAN #29
Written by MARC ANDREYKO
Art by JASON MASTERS
Cover by TREVOR McCARTHY
1:25 Robot Chicken Variant cover

On sale MARCH 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

The secret behind Wolf Spider’s assault is revealed – but will it be too late for Batwoman to save her father from his deadly grasp? Guest-starring Maggie’s very angry ex-husband!

NIGHTWING #29
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art by RUSSELL DAUTERMAN
Cover by WILL CONRAD
1:25 Robot Chicken Variant cover
On sale MARCH 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

With Nightwing questioning his purpose, will he be able to stop Mr. Zsasz’s relentless rampage through Chicago? Don’t miss this epic story that ties into the events of FOREVER EVIL!

BATWING #29
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and JULIO FERREIRA
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale MARCH 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Gotham City has been invaded by an army of criminals sent from the Gotham Underground! Batwing must defend his home and live through his first meeting with his most dangerous foe yet: Menace!

HARLEY QUINN #4
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by CHAD HARDIN
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
On sale MARCH 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Meet Harley’s new neighbors, and shudder at the horrifying realization that they are so twisted they make her seem like the normal one on the block!

TALON #17
Written by TIM SEELEY
Art by JORGE LUCAS
Cover by EMANUEL SIMEONI
On sale MARCH 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE

Calvin Rose and Anya must defeat Lord Death Man, but there’s another master of death in the mix, the key to LDM’s plans: Dr. Darrk! Will Calvin Rose finally be resurrected, or will the Talon succumb to eternal Death?

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #29
Written by WILL PFEIFER
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by PHILLIP TAN
On sale MARCH 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Jason and Kori set out to deliver justice to alien murderers, but they’ll need to steal a spaceship to do it! Now who in The New 52 has something like that they could “borrow”...?

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #9
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by JAE LEE
1:25 Robot Chicken Variant cover
On sale MARCH 5 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

“First Contact” continues from last month’s explosive WORLD’S FINEST #20 as Batman, Superman, Huntress and Power Girl battle a massive new threat to the DC Universe! As Kaizan Gamorra unleashes the means to take down Superman, an unbelievable discovery is made that will have major repercussions in 2014!

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

SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #6
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art and cover by TONY S. DANIEL and BATT
1:25 Robot Chicken Variant cover
On sale MARCH 12 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

When the Phantom Zone is breached by Zod, Superman and Wonder Woman are forced to do the unthinkable to stop the tyrant from global destruction. But can they do what must be done – and will the world forgive them?

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

SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #8
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Backup story art by DUSTIN NGUYEN
1:25 Variant cover by JOCK
1:50 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:100 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE
On sale MARCH 26 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

It’s all going to hell as cosmic-level war breaks out! The full truth of who — or what — Wraith is finally comes to light!

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

ACTION COMICS #29
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by AARON KUDER
1:25 Robot Chicken Variant cover
On sale MARCH 5 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Superman must protect the sub-terrans from Ghost Soldier and the U.S. Armed Forces! Is he about to become Public Enemy #1?

SUPERMAN #29
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by ED BENES
1:25 Robot Chicken Variant cover
On sale MARCH 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Superman and Starfire must deal with a cache of deadly alien weapons – and its horrifying impact on the innocents who find them! But first, these two heroes will have to stop fighting each other before someone ends up dead!

SUPERBOY #29
Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art by ANDRES GUINALDO and MARK IRWIN
Cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and NORM RAPMUND
On sale MARCH 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The son of Superman and his team of humanoid hybrids return to the present-day DC Universe in search of revenge and a chance at changing the world into their own perverted image of a perfect world.

SUPERGIRL #29
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and RAY McCARTHY
Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and CAM SMITH
On sale MARCH 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

She’s done with people pushing her around, taking advantage of her and betraying her. She’s done feeling helpless, lost and discarded. She’s done with hope, faith and acceptance. Now, all that’s left is rage. And she’ll burn the universe down before she lets another person tell her who she should be. Supergirl’s journey as a Red Lantern continues here in “Red Daughter of Krypton.”

GREEN LANTERN #29
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art and cover by BILLY TAN
1:25 Robot Chicken Variant cover
On sale MARCH 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US

Hal Jordan, the greatest Green Lantern in the history of the Corps, has lost everything. Friends have died, Oa has been destroyed, and now he must say goodbye to Earth! As war threatens to dismantle the Green Lantern Corps, Hal does the unthinkable: He asks for help. Can he and a team of handpicked Lanterns remove a deadly weapon from the enemy’s arsenal, or will they be dealt their first defeat? And what of Saint Walker, the fallen leader of the Blue Lanterns? Can the Corps survive without its most trusted and powerful ally?

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

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #29
Written by VAN JENSEN
Art by BERNARD CHANG
Cover by FRANCIS PORTELA
1:25 Robot Chicken Variant cover
On sale MARCH 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

John Stewart and his team are surrounded by Durlans and Braid Clann on an unfriendly world. Their only hope is to fight their way out! And in the shadows of the Universe, the Corps’ worst nightmare is coming true: The Sinestro Corps is stirring!

RED LANTERNS #29
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art by ALESSANDRO VITTI
Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
On sale MARCH 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

The Reds have found their newest recruit: Supergirl! Guy Gardner is hardly equipped to handle a teenaged Kryptonian Red Lantern, so he heads for Earth and hand her off to her cousin, Superman! But Superman is…unimpressed by Guy’s leadership skills – or lack thereof…

LARFLEEZE #9
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art by SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM
On sale MARCH 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Larfleeze must decide what’s more important – the orange light or his life – when he finds out the source of his power is killing him!

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #29
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art and cover by BRAD WALKER and DREW HENNESSY
On sale MARCH 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The powerful God-Killers are coming for the Tamaranean goddess X’Hal – but she’s taken a VERY strong interest in Kyle Rayner! But is her dark side too much for Kyle to bear?