Beyond The New 52 Group Solicits (April 2014)

Beyond The New 52 Group Solicits (April 2014)

By Alex Nagorski Tuesday, January 21st, 2014

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11: LANTERN #1
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by MARCIO TAKARA
Cover by CAT STAGGS
On sale APRIL 16 • 40 pg, FC, 1 of 4, $3.99 US RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

The Green Lantern ring for space sector 2813 was inactive for years after Krypton’s end, until the creation of the Argo colony recalled it to service. As none of Zod’s followers are suitable candidates, the ring’s search brings it to the nearest Kryptonian it can recruit! SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 continues in “Lantern” part 1 of 4!

BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #9
Written by KYLE HIGGINS and CHRISTOS N. GAGE
Art by THONY SILAS and DEXTER SOY
Cover by TREVOR McCARTHY
On sale APRIL 30 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

The epic “JUSTICE LORDS BEYOND” crossover starts here! Following the shocking events of BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #8, Wonder Woman is back! But where did she go? And why does she seem like she’s hiding something? Find out in the first part of a 4-part, world-spanning event in both “Batman Beyond” and “Justice League Beyond”!

HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #13
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art and cover by POP MHAN
On sale APRIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Before a new adventure begins, take a journey back 1,000 years to the reign of King Grayskull. Newly victorious over Hordak, it is a time of great victory and celebration for the King and Castle Grayskull stands in all of its regal glory. But an ominous prophecy weighs upon the crown, and sinister forces are already at work to see that it comes true.

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #12
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by AGUSTIN PADILLA
Cover by ED BENES
On sale APRIL 30 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

Superman has always stood for “Truth, Justice, and the American Way,” but when a new vigilante known as the Demolisher starts cleaning up the streets of Metropolis in a way that Superman never could, the Man of Steel wonders if this new brand of hero is what his city truly needs.

INJUSTICE YEAR TWO #4
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by BRUNO REDONDO
Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
On sale APRIL 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

With the Guardians concerned about Superman’s increasing dominance over Earth, Hal Jordan is called to Oa to discuss an intervention. But a recent revelation about the Guardians has left Hal’s loyalties divided. Jordan is beginning to doubt whether the Green Lantern Corps is truly the best force to protect Earth. Meanwhile, on Earth, a dark power is whispering dangerous ideas in Superman’s ear.

BATMAN ‘66 #10
Written by JEFF PARKER
Art by DAVID WILLIAMS, KELSEY SHANNON and ERIC WIGHT
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale APRIL 30 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST

A snowstorm in Gotham City in the middle of summer? Only one man can be behind this: that frozen fiend Mr. Freeze. And Batgirl is back in another solo story, as she clashes with Cleopatra.

THE VAMPIRE DIARIES #4
Written by SEAN E. WILLIAMS and HEATHER NUHFER
Art by XERMANICO, ALAN QUAH and JASON GORDER
Cover by ALAN QUAH and JASON GORDER
On sale APRIL 2 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • DIGITAL FIRST

Don’t miss this special Bennett Witch issue! In “1969,” Grams reveals the story behind her first meeting with Stefan Salvatore – and her awakening as a force in the antiwar movement in Mystic Falls. Then, when Bonnie wasn’t visiting her boyfriend in Mystic Falls, she was learning more about her family’s powers…with devastating results!

SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED: A CRISIS OF IMAGINATION #4
Written by JOSH ELDER
Art and cover by ADAM ARCHER
1:10 DC Collectibles variant cover
On sale APRIL 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST

As a crisis rages inside Batman’s mind, Maxwell and the Green Lantern Corps take the fight to the allied Yellow and Red Lantern Corps!

TEEN TITANS GO! #3
Written by AMY WOLFRAM and RICARDO SANCHEZ
Art by JORGE CORONA and BEN BATES
Cover by DAN HIPP
On sale APRIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

The Teen Titans know how to throw hat parties and meatball parties! But can they throw a regular old “Party Party”? Plus, when Cyborg is named CEO of the Silicon Valley startup “ChirpFolio,” he hires the Titans as his employees! Cyborg is out to show the world that ChirpFolio is the next big thing! But…what is it that this company does, anyway?

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #44
Written by MATT MANNING
Art by ROBERT POPE and SCOTT McRAE
Cover by SCOTT NEELY
On sale APRIL 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

The gang is trying to take a nice, peaceful vacation at an island resort, but the Jabberwocky infestation at the nature preserve next door isn’t making that easy! Shaggy and Scooby could be scared off by red-eyed monsters with lion-like paws, unless Velma’s keen eye for clues puts an end to the mysterious beasts!

MAD MAGAZINE #527
Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS
On sale APRIL 23 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US

Hey, here’s a question: If April showers bring May flowers, what do April MAD Magazines bring? On second thought, don’t answer that!

LOONEY TUNES #218
Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art and cover by WALTER CARZON and HORACIO OTTOLINI
On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

Daffy Duck is sure he’d give the best-ever rendition of his pal Porky’s famous “Th-th-that’s all, folks!” Could he be too good at it, though? We’ll find out when the director gives him his big break!

GODZILLA HC
IN THEATERS MAY 16, 2014!
TM & © Toho Co., Ltd. © Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.
Written by MAX BORENSTEIN and GREG BORENSTEIN
Art by ERIC BATTLE, YVEL GUICHET, ALAN QUAH and LEE LOUGHRIDGE
Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS
On sale MAY 7 • 72 pg, FC, $19.99 US

In May 2014, audiences will witness the epic rebirth of the King of Monsters as Legendary and Warner Bros. bring Godzilla to the big screen. To pave the way for the iconic creature’s return, Legendary Comics is proud to present the official Godzilla graphic novel!

Delve into an incredible mystery, generations in the making. At the dawn of the atomic age, humanity awakens lifeforms beyond imagination, unleashing monumental forces of nature. This explosive, larger-than-life adventure is the perfect way for fans to experience the new Godzilla before seeing it in theaters.