The New 52 Group Solicits, Part 1 (May 2014)

The New 52 Group Solicits, Part 1 (May 2014)

By Clark Bull Tuesday, February 18th, 2014

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #11
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by JAE LEE
1:25 BATMAN ‘66 variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale MAY 21 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

A new arc begins following the events of “FIRST CONTACT.” The worlds of Batman and Superman come to an explosive clash as something terrible happens to the World’s Finest team, and a Dark Knight who is not quite himself must team up with Lois Lane to find a missing Man of Steel. Meanwhile, Selina Kyle encounters a person of amazing strength who has no idea who he is.

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

BATMAN ETERNAL #5
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, JOHN LAYMAN and TIM SEELEY
Art by ANDY CLARKE
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale MAY 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

As the Dark Knight’s weekly series continues, Red Robin takes center stage in a major Gotham City mystery that has Harper and Cullen Row caught in the crosshairs!

BATMAN ETERNAL #6
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, JOHN LAYMAN and TIM SEELEY
Art by TREVOR McCARTHY
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale MAY 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Something hellish is brewing in the tunnels under Arkham Asylum…and Batman’s going to need the help of The Spectre to stop it!

BATMAN ETERNAL #7
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, JOHN LAYMAN and TIM SEELEY
Art by EMANUEL SIMEONI
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale MAY 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

New players enter the gang war that’s setting Gotham City ablaze!

BATMAN ETERNAL #8
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, JOHN LAYMAN and TIM SEELEY
Art by GUILLEM MARCH
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Is Stephanie Brown an assassination target?

BATMAN #31
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
1:25 BATMAN ‘66 variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale MAY 14 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

The second chapter of “ZERO YEAR – SAVAGE CITY” reveals an entirely new Gotham City. Unraveling the mysteries set forth by the Riddler, Batman must learn to work with his new ally, Lieutenant Jim Gordon, and do whatever it takes to survive!

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

DETECTIVE COMICS #31
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
1:25 BATMAN ‘66 variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale MAY 7 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Death comes to Wayne Manor – and the number one suspect is Bruce Wayne! In order to solve this mystery, Batman’s investigations will lead him to the mysterious man known as Sumo!

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

BATMAN AND FRANKENSTEIN #31
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
Cover by PATRICK GLEASON
1:25 BATMAN ‘66 variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale MAY 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

“The Hunt for Robin” continues! Batman is on the trail of Ra’s al Ghul in the hope of recovering the stolen bodies of Damian and Talia. But when all leads grow cold, he’ll need to call in help – someone who can go where no Bat has gone before. This looks like a job for...Frankenstein?!

BATWOMAN #31
Written by MARC ANDREYKO
Art by JEREMY HAUN
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
1:25 BATMAN ‘66 variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale MAY 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

The final battle between Batwoman and the Wolf Spider rages across Gotham City! What was hidden in the paintings, and why? A mystery that dates back almost a century is solved, but the danger has never been greater!

BATGIRL #31
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by ALEX GARNER
1:25 BATMAN ‘66 variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale MAY 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Clandestine meetings, tapped phones, video surveillance – Barbara Gordon is being watched! Who has it in for her, and how can Batgirl investigate without compromising her secret identity?

HARLEY QUINN #6
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by CHAD HARDIN
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
1:25 BATMAN ‘66 variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale MAY 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Harley makes a new friend – and he happens to be a murderous cyborg who’s on a rampage in search of retribution! Fun!

CATWOMAN #31
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art by PATRICK OLLIFFE and TOM NGUYEN
Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

The Race of Outlaws heats up as Catwoman takes on Central City – but the hometown advantage may favor the Rogues!

BIRDS OF PREY #31
Written by CHRISTY MARX
Art by ROBSON ROCHA and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by JORGE MOLINA
On sale MAY 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

In the aftermath of the battle between Mother Eve and Ra’s al Ghul, the Birds must decide what path they will take next – and whether they will take it all together. And who exactly are the Children of Eve?

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #31
Written by WIL PFEIFER
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL and PAUL NEARY
Cover by PHILIP TAN and NORM RAPMUND
On sale MAY 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The Outlaws come face to face with the bounty hunter calling himself Lobo, but no one’s who they appear to be as Red Hood and Starfire endeavor to save Arsenal from the Main Man.

BATWING #31
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and JULIO FERREIRA
Cover by DAN PANOSIAN
On sale MAY 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Batwing faces his most dangerous mission yet – traveling straight into the madness that is The Gotham Underground to put an end to those behind The Uprising! Will Batman, Incorporated be in the market for a new Batwing? Or is our hero ready to prove himself once and for all?

SINESTRO #2
Written by CULLEN BUNN
Art and cover by DALE EAGLESHAM
On sale MAY 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T 

Sinestro’s face-to-face with the Yellow Lanterns, the Corps he built in his own image – but does he like what he sees? Or does he look upon his works and despair? It’s time to find out if the Sinestro Corps is strong enough for the mission he has in mind for them – and if they’re not, then they won’t stand a chance against the growing threat of the Pale Vicars!

GREEN LANTERN #31
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art and cover by BILLY TAN
1:25 BATMAN ‘66 variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale MAY 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US

“UPRISING” part 1! Rebellion has spread across the universe as former allies join forces with the Durlans, Khund and Outer Clanns to overthrow the authority of the Corps. It’s an all-out assault on Mogo, but will the greatest threat come from without – or within? The outcome of the battle, the survival of the Corps and the future of the universe itself rests on the shoulders of Hal Jordan – and after a bruising start to his tenure as Corps leader, he is more than ready for a fight! This new epic continues in this month’s GREEN LANTERN CORPS #31!

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

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #31
Written by VAN JENSEN
Art by BERNARD CHANG
Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
1:25 BATMAN ‘66 variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale MAY 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

 “UPRISING” part 2! As the Corps reels from the Battle for Mogo, John Stewart leads a team of Green Lanterns into the heart of enemy territory on a desperate rescue mission to save the Lanterns abducted by the Durlans and the Khund. This prison break is like nothing you’ve ever seen before! And as the Durlans train their sights on the next battlefield in the war, a long-lost member of the Corps returns! Continued from this month’s GREEN LANTERN #31!

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #31
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art and cover by DIOGENES NEVES and MARC DEERING
On sale MAY 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T 

Kyle and the New Guardians travel to a mysterious dead world that is suddenly full of life…hostile life! And after the revelations seen in GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS ANNUAL #2, allowing Kyle to set foot on this world might be the biggest mistake the Guardians ever made…

RED LANTERNS #31
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art and cover by ALESSANDRO VITTI
On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ 

Guy Gardner thought the power of Supergirl would make his team of Red Lanterns unstoppable…but he wasn’t counting on the arrival of the deadliest Red yet: The Judge! When she makes her ruling, the fate of the Red Lanterns, Earth and an entire space sector will hang in the balance!

LARFLEEZE #11
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art by SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM
On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The Cosmic Gods and Council of Ten put aside millennia of war to team up against a new adversary: Larfleeze! Luckily for Agent Orange, he’s not the only dog in this fight. Will G’nort and the power of the green light save the day?

THE MOVEMENT #12
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II
Cover by STEVEN SEGOVIA
On sale MAY 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • FINAL ISSUE

There’s no length the Movement won’t go to if it means rescuing one of their own from a cult that has deep roots in Burden’s hometown.

ALL-STAR WESTERN #31
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by CLIFF RICHARDS
Backup story art by JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ
Cover by JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ
On sale MAY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

Hex is back in the Old West – and he’s joined forces with Tallulah Black to hunt for…the real Jonah Hex? And in the backup story, Madam .44 is lost on a harsh, alien world where she discovers that justice can still be won with a bullet.

SWAMP THING #31
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art and cover by JESUS SAIZ
On sale MAY 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ 

“The Gift of the Sureen” reaches its finale as a major new player is revealed to the Swamp Thing’s world! In order to survive the Sureen’s “gift,” Alec Holland must become an entirely different being!