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

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

By Clark Bull Monday, May 19th, 2014

BATMAN #34
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by MATTEO SCALERA
DC UNIVERSE SELFIE variant cover
1:25 Variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale AUGUST 13 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
ZERO YEAR is over, and the events of BATMAN: ETERNAL have put Gotham City in a tailspin, but Batman is focused on finding a killer who has haunted his hometown in secret for years. This special issue features art by Matteo Scalera (DEADPOOL, Black Science) and sets the stage for the next major Batman story in the fall.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

GRAYSON #2
Written by TIM SEELEY
Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN
DC UNIVERSE SELFIE variant cover
1:25 Variant cover by CHAD HARDIN
On sale AUGUST 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Grayson digs deeper into the mysterious organization known as SPYRAL and learns more about his new partner – Helena Bertinelli!

BATMAN ETERNAL #18
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, JOHN LAYMAN and TIM SEELEY
Art by ANDY CLARKE
Cover by ALEX GARNER
On sale AUGUST 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Batgirl, Batwoman and Jason Todd race to find evidence that may save Commissioner Gordon!

BATMAN ETERNAL #19
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, JOHN LAYMAN and TIM SEELEY
Art by EMANUEL SIMEONI
Cover by ALEX GARNER
On sale AUGUST 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Jason Bard and Batman are forced to help Killer Croc when his followers are attacked by demonic monsters from The Black Maze!

BATMAN ETERNAL #20
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, JOHN LAYMAN and TIM SEELEY
Art by EMANUEL SIMEONI
Cover by ALEX GARNER
On sale AUGUST 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
James Gordon takes on Falcone’s crime army from inside Blackgate!

BATMAN ETERNAL #21
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, JOHN LAYMAN and TIM SEELEY
Art by JASON FABOK
Cover by ALEX GARNER
On sale AUGUST 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
After being injected with Fear Toxin, Alfred is dragged away to Arkham Asylum!

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #14
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by JAE LEE
DC UNIVERSE SELFIE variant cover
1:25 Variant cover
On sale AUGUST 20 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Part 2 of “Forgotten Heroes” finds the new team of Catwoman and Superman taking on Gotham City – and there’s nothing Batman or Lois Lane can do to stop them!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BATMAN AND ROBIN #34
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
DC UNIVERSE SELFIE variant cover
On sale AUGUST 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Batman’s quest for Damian’s body is about to take him further down the road to damnation than he’s ever gone before! His first stop: the Justice League's Lex Luthor?!

DETECTIVE COMICS #34
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
DC UNIVERSE SELFIE variant cover
1:25 Variant cover by ANDREW ROBINSON
On sale AUGUST 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Batman is faced with an unsolvable mystery: a dead friend, an unknown assailant and a drug called “Icarus.” Has the World’s Greatest Detective finally been outmatched?
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BATWOMAN #34
Written by MARC ANDREYKO
Art by JEREMY HAUN
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale AUGUST 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
This issue changes everything! Batwoman must make a choice that Maggie’s not willing to make! And where does Nocturna fit into all of this?

BATGIRL #34
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by ALEX GARNER
DC UNIVERSE SELFIE variant cover
On sale AUGUST 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
“Deadline” concludes as Batgirl teams with Huntress and Black Canary to stop the evil of Obscura! After everything Barbara has been though to become Batgirl – will she be undone by her demons?

HARLEY QUINN #9
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by CHAD HARDIN
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
DC UNIVERSE SELFIE variant cover
On sale AUGUST 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Shipping twice in August! When Harley fills in as a burlesque dancer, she kills it on the main stage – literally! But what happens when she gets caught by the cops and finds herself face to face with her most devoted stalker?!

HARLEY QUINN #10
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by JOHN TIMMS
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
1:25 Variant cover by AMANDA CONNER
On sale AUGUST 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The first rule of Skate Club is…you do not mess with the Mistress of Mayhem! Harley stumbles across an underground fight club where big money winds with a body count. She’s in…and she’s making Sy Borgman her agent for the fights. But what happens when love gets in the way?

CATWOMAN #34
Written by ANNE NOCENTI
Art by PATRICK OLLIFFE and TOM NGUYEN
Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
DC UNIVERSE SELFIE variant cover
On sale AUGUST 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
It’s buyer beware when Selina purchases a new house – but Catwoman is much more interested in the treasure that lies beneath the property!

BIRDS OF PREY #34
Written by CHRISTY MARX
Art by ROBSON ROCHA and OCLAIR ALBERT
Cover by JORGE MOLINA
On sale AUGUST 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE
Batgirl betrayed! But why is she siding with the Suicide Squad? Find out in this tale from the Birds’ past!

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #34
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale AUGUST 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The Outlaws deal with the fallout from Kori’s past and learn that a top-secret villain has returned to make things much, much worse for them!

BATWING #34
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA
Cover by DAN PANOSIAN
On sale AUGUST 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE
It’s the final issue of BATWING – but what is the final fate of Luke Fox?

SINESTRO #5
Written by CULLEN BUNN
Art by DALE EAGLESHAM
Cover by RAGS MORALES
On sale AUGUST 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Sinestro and Hal Jordan have a score to settle – but they won’t get a chance before the deadly cult of anti-emotion, The Paling, attacks! Plus, the answer to the question everyone’s been asking: Where is Parallax?

GREEN LANTERN #34
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by MARTIN COCCOLO
Cover by BILLY TAN
DC UNIVERSE SELFIE variant cover
On sale AUGUST 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US
In the bloody wake of “UPRISING,” Hal is forced to take stock and ask if he’s really managed to redeem the Green Lantern Corps…and new Lantern Simon Baz may help him find the answer he seeks! And don’t miss the shocking final pages, which signal the start of the biggest Lantern story yet!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #34
Written by VAN JENSEN
Art by BERNARD CHANG
Cover by TREVOR McCARTHY
DC UNIVERSE SELFIE variant cover
On sale AUGUST 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
After last issue’s shocking revelation John Stewart’s world is turned upside down! Is it too late for him to find the truth, or has he started down a dark path he can never return from?

RED LANTERNS #34
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art by ALESSANDRO VITTI
Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
On sale AUGUST 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Guy Gardner vs. Atrocitus! The future of the Red Lanterns will be decided by the winner – and the loser faces certain death!

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #34
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art and cover by BRAD WALKER and ANDREW HENNESSY
On sale AUGUST 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Have the Psions already defeated Kyle before their final battle can begin? And the New Guardians reveal just how powerful they can be!

SWAMP THING #34
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art by JAVI PINA
Cover by JESUS SAIZ
On sale AUGUST 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
“The Wolf and The Lady” concludes with a knife in Swamp Thing’s back – literally! If the former Avatars of the Green find a new source of power, it’s bad news for everyone – but most of all for Swamp Thing!

ALL-STAR WESTERN #34
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art and cover by DARWYN COOKE
On sale AUGUST 27 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ • FINAL ISSUE
Time has finally caught up with Hex as he battles to the death against his worst enemy: Jonah Hex!

SECRET ORIGINS #5
Written by MARV WOLFMAN, SCOTT LOBDELL and JEFF PARKER
Art by ANDRE COELHO, PAULO SIQUEIRA and ALVARO MARTINEZ and RAUL FERNANDEZ
Cover by LEE BERMEJO
On sale AUGUST 27 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
The latest explosive origins from DC Comics – The New 52 include Cyborg by Marv Wolfman and André Coelho; Red Hood by Scott Lobdell and Paulo Siqueira; and Mera by Jeff Parker and the art team of Alvaro Martinez and Raul Fernandez.

INFINITY MAN AND THE FOREVER PEOPLE #3
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and DAN DIDIO
Art and cover by KEITH GIFFEN and SCOTT KOBLISH
On sale AUGUST 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The secret of Infinity Man threatens to splinter the Forever People! And back on New Genesis, Himon wants the team’s Mother Box back at any cost!

STAR-SPANGLED WAR STORIES FEATURING G.I. ZOMBIE #2
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by SCOTT HAMPTON
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
1:25 Variant cover by HOWARD PORTER
On sale AUGUST 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
An undercover operation exposes a guided missile terrorist plot – and the only thing in its way is a zombie with an AK-47!