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

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

By Clark Bull Tuesday, April 22nd, 2014

GRAYSON #1
Written by TIM SEELEY
Art by MIKEL JANIN
Cover by ANDREW ROBINSON
BATMAN 75 variant cover
Blank variant cover
1:100 Variant cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
On sale JULY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Dick Grayson. Former sidekick. Former Super Hero. Former dead man. And now...agent of Spyral?! A thrilling new chapter of Dick Grayson’s life begins in this new, ongoing series. It’s a super-spy thriller that will shock you and prove one thing: You might think you know Nightwing – but you don’t know Dick.

ROBIN RISES: OMEGA #1
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by ANDY KUBERT and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
1:50 Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG
One-shot • On sale JULY 16 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

The hunt for Robin is over, and the battle joined! But Batman’s family feud with Ra’s al Ghul is about to erupt into something bigger when it’s interrupted by the forces of Apokolips! This epic story continues in this month’s BATMAN AND ROBIN #33!

BATMAN ETERNAL #13
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, JOHN LAYMAN and TIM SEELEY
Art by MIKEL JANIN
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale JULY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

A demon from Jim Gordon’s past comes to haunt him in Blackgate while the Gang War threatens to rip Gotham City apart! Can Jason Bard keep the order without coming head to head with Batman himself?

BATMAN ETERNAL #14
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, JOHN LAYMAN and TIM SEELEY
Art by JASON FABOK
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale JULY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

As the Gang War reaches a bloody climax, Batman and Jason Bard must bear witness to the horrifying last stand of The Penguin! Plus, Jim Gordon makes a terrible decision that will shape the rest of his life.

BATMAN ETERNAL #15
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, JOHN LAYMAN and TIM SEELEY
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale JULY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Who is behind the hell beneath Arkham Asylum? Can Batwing and Jim Corrigan hope to stop it before it breaks out and consumes all of Gotham City?

BATMAN ETERNAL #16
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, JOHN LAYMAN and TIM SEELEY
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale JULY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Red Robin is out to solve the mystery of the nanovirus spreading among Gotham City’s poorest, but Harper Row isn’t going to let him do it alone! Can Batwing escape the clutches of The Joker’s Daughter?

BATMAN ETERNAL #17
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, JOHN LAYMAN and TIM SEELEY
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale JULY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Years ago, Gotham City faced a power Batman could barely overcome...Now, deep beneath Arkham Asylum, he will rise again, and the city will know his wrath...

BATMAN #33
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
BATMAN 75 variant cover
1:25 variant cover by PAOLO RIVERA
On sale JULY 9 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $5.99 US

It’s been one hell of a year in Gotham City, and it all comes down to this: Batman vs. The Riddler! Gotham City and the Dark Knight will never be the same! Don’t miss this special, extra-sized finale of “Zero Year!”
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #13
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by JAE LEE
BATMAN 75 variant cover
1:25 variant cover by BEN OLIVER
On sale JULY 16 • 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 AND ROBIN #33
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
BATMAN 75 variant cover
On sale JULY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

“ROBIN RISES”! Picking up right where this month’s ROBIN RISES #1 left off, it’s Batman vs. the Justice League as the Dark Knight decides to follow the Chaos Shard back to its source: Apokolips!

DETECTIVE COMICS #33
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
BATMAN 75 variant cover
1:25 variant cover by TONY MOORE
On sale JULY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

In “Icarus” part four, Batman must contend with a gang war between The Squid and the Kings of the Sun before it consumes all of Gotham City! But can even the World’s Greatest Detective defuse a blood feud that’s about to go nuclear?

HARLEY QUINN #8
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by CHAD HARDIN
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
BATMAN 75 variant cover
1:25 Variant cover by DAN PANOSIAN
On sale JULY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

It all comes down to this: Harley finally tracks down some of the mysterious hired killers who have vexed her since the start of the series! But what’s she going to do with them? Enter the Scatapult!

HARLEY QUINN INVADES COMIC-CON INTERNATIONAL: SAN DIEGO #1
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by AMANDA CONNER and others
Wraparound cover by AMANDA CONNER
One-shot • On sale JULY 16 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

The title says it all! Our favorite little troublemaker, Harley Quinn, takes on Comic-Con International: San Diego in this over the top issue! She’ll have to battle long lines, crazy crowds and the dread con crud, all in the quest to get her own comic book published!

BATWOMAN #33
Written by MARC ANDREYKO
Art by JEREMY HAUN
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
BATMAN 75 variant cover
On sale JULY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Nocturna is out of Arkham, but is she really fit to return to society? Batwoman’s investigations will send her spinning into the deadly clutches of Night-Thief!

BATGIRL #33
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by ALEX GARNER
BATMAN 75 variant cover
On sale JULY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The deadline for all criminals to leave the area is fast approaching, and anyone left will be killed on sight! Knightfall lays down the law – but Batgirl has a plan of her own!

CATWOMAN #33
Written by ANNE NOCENTI
Art by PATRICK OLLIFFE
Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
On sale JULY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

“Race of Thieves” speeds to the finish line in this final chapter! Selina is tested as she tries to compete in the race while she works for the GCPD!

BIRDS OF PREY #33
Written by CHRISTY MARX
Art by ROBSON ROCHA
On sale JULY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

It’s here! Black Canary vs. Amanda Waller! Will the former Team 7 teammates find salvation together – or destruction?

BATWING #33
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and JULIO FERREIRA
Cover by DAN PANOSIAN
On sale JULY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Batwing tries to stem the tide of the Snakebite drug trade, but he may be overwhelmed by his own inner demons – and by the mysterious Gruesome George!

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #33
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by R.B. SILVA
Cover by ED BENES
On sale JULY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

As more of Starfire’s life after her captivity as a slave is revealed, Red Hood and Arsenal stand between their alien teammate and one of the most wanted men in the galaxy.

SINESTRO #4
Written by CULLEN BUNN
Art and cover by RAGS MORALES
On sale JULY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Sinestro and Hal Jordan cross paths for the first time since Sinestro brutally murdered the Guardians! Can Hal stop Sinestro from assembling a universe-threatening army? And even more crucial: SHOULD he?

GREEN LANTERN #33
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art and cover by BILLY TAN and ROB HUNTER
BATMAN 75 variant cover
On sale JULY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US

 “UPRISING” part 5! The final battle of the uprising to remove the Green Lantern Corps from power begins! Every decision Hal Jordan has made as leader of the Green Lanterns has led to this… but is he leading his soldiers to watery graves below the surface of a bizarre alien sea?
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #33
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art by BRAD WALKER and ANDREW HENNESSY|
Cover by JEREMY ROBERTS
On sale JULY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The Psions have done the unthinkable: captured and incapacitated the Guardians themselves! Can Carol and Kyle get to them in time? Or will the Psions discover the secret of ultimate power locked inside the Guardians’ very DNA?

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #33
Written by VAN JENSEN
Art by BERNARD CHANG
Cover by FRANCIS PORTELA
BATMAN 75 variant cover
On sale JULY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

“UPRISING” part 6! All is fair in love and war – and both are likely to get John Stewart killed as the final battle of the uprising concludes! With the woman he loves in mortal danger, John will face the most difficult test of his career!

RED LANTERNS #33
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art by ALESSANDRO VITTI
Cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
On sale JULY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

“Atrocities” kicks into gear – the epic that the last year of RED LANTERNS has been building to all along! It’s open war between Atrocitus and Guy Gardner – and there’s a powerful squadron of Red Lanterns on each side! But Guy Gardner could never have imagined what Atrocitus has been planning all this time… And he couldn’t imagine that one of his closest friends would refuse to stand by his side!

SWAMP THING #33
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art by JAVI PINA
Cover by JESUS SAIZ
On sale JULY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Swamp Thing has more enemies than he ever knew – and one of them is someone he called a friend! But once said friend has put a magical hit on you, and a squadron of occult assassins show up on your doorstep, it gets difficult to smooth things over…

ALL-STAR WESTERN #33
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by STAZ JOHNSON
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
On sale JULY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

Someone’s been living Jonah’s life while he’s been gone – and ruining his good name! Now, he aims to find out who this impostor is. But is Hex the hunter…or the prey?

RED LANTERNS ANNUAL #1
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art and cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
On sale JULY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T+

“Atrocities” cranks the action up to eleven! Guy Gardner fought hard to get Space Sector 2814 – including Earth – under Red Lantern protection. So of course Atrocitus has chosen Guy’s homeworld as the arena for their murderous final battle! Red Lanterns will die! Traitors will emerge (and maybe die)! Rivers will run red! It’s the first-ever RED LANTERNS ANNUAL, and it’s absolutely unmissable!

DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #3
Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by SCOTT HEPBURN
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
On sale JULY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

A tie-in to “Icarus”! Follow the movements of a deadly stash of Icarus through Gotham City, as it impacts the lives of those it comes into contact with: Elena and Annette Aguila, Harvey Bullock, and even Batman!

ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #3
Written by GREG PAK
Art by AARON KUDER and KEN LASHLEY
Cover by AARON KUDER
On sale JULY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

As an epic space battle rages above the Earth, how will humanity and the other heroes of the DC Universe cope with this Day of Doom?

SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN ANNUAL #1
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art and cover by ED BENES
On sale JULY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

Only an Annual could contain this chapter of “SUPERMAN: DOOMED”! It’s an all-out assault by the heroes of Earth (superpowered and not) on the God of War, Wonder Woman, who’s leading the charge against all manner of alien attackers. The monstrous Superman smashes through everything friend or foe as his de-evolution reaches a critical stage. It all leads to their best hope: the Phantom Zone?!

AQUAMAN ANNUAL #2
Written by JEFF PARKER
Art and cover by YVEL GUICHET and JASON GORDER
On sale JULY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

During his battle with Hercules, Aquaman unleashed an ancient evil from the days of the Greeks -- so he’s called in Wonder Woman to help him clean up the mess! You can be sure the Queen of the Amazons and the King of Atlantis have plenty to talk about…if they can hear each other over the bloodcurdling screams of the Giant-Born!