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

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

By Clark Bull Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

NEW SUICIDE SQUAD #1
Written by SEAN RYAN
Art and cover by JEREMY ROBERTS
1:25 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale JULY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

The world has changed for Task Force X, a.k.a. the Suicide Squad. Director Amanda Waller no longer has the autonomy she once had. New members disrupt the team dynamic. And the team takes on an international scope. New members Joker’s Daughter, Deathstroke and Black Manta join Harley Quinn and Deadshot for a mission in the most dangerous and unpredictable place in the world: Vladimir Putin’s Russia!

TEEN TITANS #1
Written by WILL PFEIFER
Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
BATMAN 75 variant cover
1:25 Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG
On sale JULY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Red Robin, Wonder Girl, Raven, Bunker and Beast Boy step out of the shadows of the adult heroes of the DC Universe to offer bold, exciting and sometime dangerous ideas on how to protect a world full of superpowered teenagers – any one of whom could be the next heroic figure or major villain!

STAR-SPANGLED WAR STORIES FEATURING G.I. ZOMBIE #1
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by SCOTT HAMPTON
Cover by HOWARD PORTER
1:25 Variant cover by DARWYN COOKE
On sale JULY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Meet the soldier they call “G.I. ZOMBIE,” a man who is neither dead nor alive, who fights for his country again…and again…and again!

JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED #3
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by MIKE McKONE
BATMAN 75 variant cover
1:25 Variant cover by JEFF LEMIRE
On sale JULY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US
RATED T • Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

So many questions hang over this nascent team. Will Hawkman sacrifice himself to save Rann, one of Thanagar’s enemies? Will Alanna and Adam ever be reunited? Can Miiyahbin face her fears and become the hero she’s meant to be? And the answer to all of this spells death for one of them.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #32
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO|
DC Collectibles Bombshells variant cover by ANT LUCIA
1:25 Variant cover by HOWARD PORTER
On sale JULY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Lex Luthor continues his acclimation to his life as a one of the world’s greatest heroes as they search for the mysterious power threatening to unravel our world. But are his sights really set on the Dark Knight? And are the Dark Knight’s set on him? Plus, someone else is targeting Luthor and his new allies – a man who believes he is Luthor’s superior in every way...and he may be right! Here comes The Chief and his treacherous Doom Patrol to The New 52!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #33
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
BATMAN 75 variant cover
1:25 Variant cover by MIKEL JANIN
On sale JULY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

The shocking conclusion to “THE INJUSTICE LEAGUE” leads to a startling confrontation with the all-new, all-dangerous Doom Patrol! And in the wake of it all, a secret will be revealed that will bond two members forever – and break two members apart. Plus, Shazam unlocks a new power that will send a shockwave through the League.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

THE NEW 52 – FUTURES END #9
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO, JEFF LEMIRE, DAN JURGENS and KEITH GIFFEN
Art by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale JULY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Can the Masked Superman stop a Rampage in Metropolis? Plus, Batman Beyond must figure out what to do after a startling revelation threatens to change his entire mission.

THE NEW 52 – FUTURES END #10
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO, JEFF LEMIRE, DAN JURGENS and KEITH GIFFEN
Art by AARON LOPRESTI and ART THIBERT
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale JULY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

A deep-space distress call gives new hope to Frankenstein and the S.H.A.D.E. team. And what makes Lois Lane question the masked Superman’s true identity?

THE NEW 52 – FUTURES END #11
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO, JEFF LEMIRE, DAN JURGENS and KEITH GIFFEN
Art by GEORGES JEANTY and ART THIBERT
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale JULY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The Justice League demands Firestorm answer for Green Arrow’s death.

THE NEW 52 – FUTURES END #12
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO, JEFF LEMIRE, DAN JURGENS and KEITH GIFFEN
Art by JESUS MERINO and DAN GREEN
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale JULY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

With Grifter still missing, his partner turns to the only person on Earth who may need more help than Cole! And 35 years from now, Brother Eye has conquered all of humanity – but what does it have planned?

THE NEW 52 – FUTURES END #13
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO, JEFF LEMIRE, DAN JURGENS and KEITH GIFFEN
Art by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale JULY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Five years from now, the world turns against Batman Beyond! Plus, Barda and Emiko must face off against the NEW Secret Six!

AQUAMAN #33
Written by JEFF PARKER
Art and cover by PAUL PELLETIER and SEAN PARSONS
BATMAN 75 variant cover
On sale JULY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

With threat after threat – including the arrival of the deadly Chimera – demanding Arthur’s attention, it’s fallen to Mera to hold Atlantis together, even if most of the city wants her dead! The conspirators hiding in the shadows of the city’s darkest reaches can’t hide forever – but can Mera get to them before Atlantis comes apart?

AQUAMAN AND THE OTHERS #4
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art by LAN MEDINA and ALLEN MARTINEZ
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale JULY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Who is the mysterious armored figure that wants Aquaman’s trident and the Others’ Atlantean relics? And, more important, why?

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #33
Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art by ANDRES GUINALDO and MARK IRWIN
Cover by MIKEL JANIN
BATMAN 75 variant cover
On sale JULY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

A team member is possessed, and the House of Mystery is about to enter the unknown Void of Non-Being! Who will be left on the team by this issue’s end?

JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000 #8
On sale JULY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art and cover by HOWARD PORTER

The mysterious leader of the Five is revealed as the villains attack the Justice League and lay waste to Cadmus, killing The Flash – again. But you can’t keep a good woman down! Wait...Did we say woman?

GREEN ARROW #33
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO
On sale JULY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

As Richard Dragon systematically takes apart Oliver Queen’s world in Seattle, we introduce a new person under Green Arrow’s hood!

THE FLASH #33
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI and VAN JENSEN
Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
BATMAN 75 variant cover
On sale JULY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Future Flash fights Future Trickster! In the present, Barry solves a murder case, but he’s about to be murdered by the killer himself! Will he be fast enough to save both timelines?

SECRET ORIGINS #4
Written by AMANDA CONNER, JIMMY PALMIOTTI, JEFF LEMIRE and PETER J. TOMASI
Art by STEPHANE ROUX, DENYS COWAN, BILL SIENKIEWICZ and IAN BERTRAM
Cover by LEE BERMEJO
On sale JULY 23 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

The latest explosive origins from DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 include Harley Quinn by Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti and Stephane Roux; Green Arrow by Jeff Lemire, Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz, and Damian, Son of Batman, by Peter J. Tomasi and Ian Bertram!

INFINITY MAN AND THE FOREVER PEOPLE #2
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and DAN DIDIO
Art and cover by KEITH GIFFEN and SCOTT KOBLISH
On sale JULY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The Forever People must summon the Infinity Man to defeat Mantis and his Foragers. Too bad they don’t know how! Plus, who among them is secretly a traitor working for Apokolips?

TRINITY OF SIN: PHANTOM STRANGER #21
Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art by FERNANDO BLANCO
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale JULY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The angel is Zauriel is dead. And that leaves the Stranger without his guardian angel just in time for the arrival of The Fallen!

TRINITY OF SIN: PANDORA #13
Written by RAY FAWKES
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA
Cover by JEREMY ROBERTS
On sale JULY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

As Pandora mourns the death of her lover, she recounts her relationship with his soul, reincarnated through the millennia, and how she’s mourned over and over again.

WONDER WOMAN #33
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art and cover by CLIFF CHIANG
BATMAN 75 variant cover
On sale JULY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

It’s the beginning of the end as writer Brian Azzarello and artist Cliff Chiang kick off the astonishing finale of their epic run! Olympus must fall, and its rightful ruler must be restored – but in Diana’s depraved family of demigods and gods, who can be trusted to rule with decency and justice?

WORLDS’ FINEST #25
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by TYLER KIRKHAM
Cover by BARRY KITSON
On sale JULY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Power Girl and Huntress return to the ruins of Earth 2, but they question whether their trip was worth the effort as they discover the state of their former home and friends.

CONSTANTINE #16
Written by RAY FAWKES
Art by EDGAR SALAZAR and JAY LEISTEN
Cover by JUAN FERREYRA
On sale JULY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

John Constantine travels deep into Germany’s Black Forest to prevent Cold Flame assassins from killing an innocent mystic healer – until hunter becomes prey as John finds himself chased down by the ravenous, vicious beasts of the Stained Claw!

EARTH 2 #25
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
BATMAN 75 variant cover
On sale JULY 2 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

In this extra-sized issue, Val-Zod finally accepts his role as the new Superman of Earth 2 as he faces the twisted, brutal original Superman, who once protected the planet but now prepares it for Apokolips and the forces of Darkseid.

SUPERMAN #33
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and KLAUS JANSON
BATMAN 75 variant cover
1:50 B&W variant by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and KLAUS JANSON
1:100 variant by JOHN ROMITA, JR. and KLAUS JANSON
On sale JULY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

It’s up, up and away as the titanic team of Geoff Johns, John Romita Jr. and Klaus Janson continue their epic run on the Man of Steel! In their second issue, we learn more about the mysterious Ulysses and what his emergence will mean to Clark Kent and the world. Meanwhile, a mysterious figure is targeting Metropolis with strange mechanical creations...but why? And what dark secret from Clark’s past does it connect to?
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 JULY 30 • 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.

SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #10
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art by TONY S. DANIEL and MATT BANNING
Cover by TONY S. DANIEL
BATMAN 75 variant cover
On sale JULY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Twelfth level intellect Lois Lane uses all her new Psi Power against the God of War, Diana, in the ultimate showdown! And Superman must go up against the new Cyborg Superman as an invading armada arrives in space!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

ACTION COMICS #33
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by AARON KUDER
BATMAN 75 variant cover
On sale JULY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Superman finally succumbs to the Doomsday virus and transforms into SUPERDOOM! Is anybody in the universe safe from his vast power and fury? How can Superman possibly find a cure for his condition when the Monster of Steel has completely taken over his mind?

SUPERGIRL #33
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO
Cover by JEFF JOHNSON and CAM SMITH
On sale JULY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

“Red Daughter of Krypton” – the finale! Faced with a threat from Worldkiller-1 and staggering allegations about her past, Supergirl is forced to question her role as a Red Lantern – and as a hero! Don’t miss the thrilling conclusion to this epic adventure – and its shocking final pages!

SUPERBOY #33
Written by AARON KUDER
Art and cover by JORGE JIMENEZ
On sale JULY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Superboy and Guardian travel to a remote base to uncover one last secret about the time-traveling son of Superman’s past and future! It will alter the young hero’s destiny and his perspective on his role in the DC Universe.