Beyond The New 52 Group Solicits (September 2014)

Beyond The New 52 Group Solicits (September 2014)

By Clark Bull Monday, June 16th, 2014


BATMAN ESSENTIALS: BATMAN AND SON SPECIAL EDITION #1

Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale SEPTEMBER 3 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 US
Batman’s 75th anniversary celebration continues with another promotionally priced special presenting one of the Dark Knight’s greatest tales plus related pages from the 2014 DCE Essential Graphic Novels catalogue! In this special, Batman gets the shock of his life when he discovers that he has a son: Damian Wayne! And sparks fly when the new addition is introduced to Robin.

SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN #2

Written by IVAN COHEN and JASON BISCHOFF
Art by MARCUS TO and DAVID WILLIAMS
Cover by GENE HA
On sale SEPTEMBER 17 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Diana Prince’s heroics continue! Wonder Woman faces her greatest peril as the Gods’ gifts are withdrawn one by one. And since their first gift was life, how far will her unraveling go? Then, learn how Diana earned the twin bracelets that protect her from the bullets of Man’s World!

BATMAN ‘66 MEETS THE GREEN HORNET #4

Written by KEVIN SMITH and RALPH GARMAN
Art by TY TEMPLETON
Cover by ALEX ROSS
On sale SEPTEMBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST
What’s this? The Green Hornet and Kato breaking into the Gotham City National Bank? Can it be? Have they really become the criminals that Batman already believes them to be? It looks like the Dynamic Duo and their uneasy allies are about to go head-to-head! Meanwhile, General Gumm prepares for another crime…and sets another trap!

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #17
Written by JERRY ORDWAY, KELLY SUE DeCONNICK and STEVE NILES
Art by STEVE RUDE, VALENTINE DeLANDRO and MATTHEW DOW SMITH
Cover by STEVE RUDE
On sale SEPTEMBER 24 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST • FINAL ISSUE
Superstar creators unite for the final issue of the series! First, a Superman/O.M.A.C. team-up as only Jerry Ordway and Steve Rude can deliver! Then, when Lois Lane gets Superman a mystery gift for Valentine’s Day, Superman speculates with his friends about what it could be – and what he should get her in return! Finally, Superman is confronted by a ghost from Krypton! Don’t miss out!

BATMAN ‘66 #15

Written by JEFF PARKER
Art by WILFREDO TORRES
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale SEPTEMBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST
Gotham City is once again under attack by the wife of the late Max Black – and as usual, Widow Black’s persuasive powers are hard to resist. This time she has a formidable foil…none other than the pernicious Penguin. Together, they are set to plunder the wealthy of Gotham City. Will the Dynamic Duo be caught in her deadly web of deceit?

INFINITE CRISIS: FIGHT FOR THE MULTIVERSE #3

Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by JAVIER GARRON and ALEX CAL
Cover by TOMMY LEE EDWARDS
On sale SEPTEMBER 17 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Based on the hit videogame INFINITE CRISIS! Having survived the destruction of an entire universe, Batman, Nightmare Robin, Arcane Green Lantern and Gaslight Catwoman arrive on the home world of Atomic Wonder Woman. In this devastated, post-apocalyptic landscape, the team finally confronts Atomic Two-Face and his mutant hordes, commanded by the fearsome Atomic Bane.

BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #14
Written by KYLE HIGGINS and ALEC SIEGEL
Art by PHIL HESTER and THONY SILAS
Cover by MATTEO SCALERA
On sale SEPTEMBER 24 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Vigilante’s gone missing, and it’s up to Batman to track him down…that is, if the Phantasm doesn’t get to him first!

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR TWO #11

Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by BRUNO REDONDO and others
Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
On sale SEPTEMBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
As Sinestro manipulates both friend and foe, Hal Jordan battles Guy Gardner and the showdown between Superman and Ganthet begins. It all builds to a final climax in this penultimate issue of Year Two!

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR TWO #12

Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by BRUNO REDONDO and others
Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
On sale SEPTEMBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST • FINAL ISSUE
Year Two comes to a gripping conclusion with the most shocking turn of events yet. Is all hope lost? It will be if Superman wins the war! Events move in a dark direction – but what’s ahead for the resistance and The Man of Steel’s New World Order in the year to come?

HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #17
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by POP MHAN
Cover by STJEPAN SEJIC
On sale SEPTEMBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
After last issue’s shocking ending, He-Man has been left for dead – and Hordak’s Fright Zone is set to overtake Anwat-Gar. Adora must call upon the Sorceress Teela who tells her the story of King Greyskull’s death and of the lost Eternian relic that might save her brother – The Sword of Protection! Don’t miss the action as the Origin of She-Ra continues!

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT 100-PAGE SUPER-SPECTACULAR #4
Written by AARON LOPRESTI, DOUG WAGNER and MARC GUGGENHEIM
Art by AARON LOPRESTI, MATTHEW DOW SMITH and FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO
Cover by AARON LOPRESTI
On sale SEPTEMBER 10 • 96 pg, FC, $9.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
In ”I…Batman,” there’s a new face of crimefighting in Gotham City, but will this twisted creation do more harm than good? Next, a serial killer targets random citizens of Gotham for a fiery death, and the Dark Knight detects a pattern the police didn’t in “Ashes to Ashes.” Finally, in “Herded Limits,” when the Dark Knight foils the Riddler’s latest plot, Dr. Chase Meridian presents evidence that Edward Nigma isn’t clinically insane after all!

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11: CHAOS #2

Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by AGUSTIN PADILLA and DANIEL HDR
Cover by CAT STAGGS
On sale SEPTEMBER 10 • 40 pg, FC, 2 of 4, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Metropolis is under mystical siege, and Emil is trapped inside S.T.A.R. Labs with an unlikely source of help. Lex Luthor has trapped Ted Kord and Michael Holt inside their Antarctic base, cutting them off from Booster Gold’s help. Superman and Lois Lane are trapped on an alternate Earth – and that’s not the worst of their troubles! Where can they turn for help?

SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED: A CRISIS OF IMAGINATION #9

Written by JOSH ELDER
Art and cover by ADAM ARCHER
On sale SEPTEMBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST • FINAL ISSUE
The end is here! With the Ultimate League of Ultimate Justice on the brink of defeat, can Maxwell scribble his way out of this one and save the universe? Or will the Anti-Monitor finish the story by erasing him once and for all? Find out in our final issue!

TINY TITANS: RETURN TO THE TREEHOUSE #4

Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
On sale SEPTEMBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED E
Welcome to Atlantis! With the help of Aqualad and Lagoon Boy, the Tiny Titans seek another location for their long lost treehouse. Sounds like a good idea…until your air runs out!

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #49

Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art by ROBERT POPE and SCOTT McRAE
Cover by SCOTT JERALDS
On sale SEPTEMBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Scooby and the gang expected to relax and soak up some culture at an outdoor Shakespeare festival in their neighborhood park. But “culture” turns to “Creature!” when the Shakespearean sprite Puck breaks up the show and starts turning the audience into animals! Can the gang unmask the phony sprite and get rid of Shaggy’s donkey ears and tail?

SCOOBY-DOO TEAM-UP #6
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA
On sale SEPTEMBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
When the Hall of Justice is haunted, who can the Super Friends call to save the day? Their pals Scooby, Shaggy, Fred, Velma and Daphne, of course! But when the Mystery Machine pulls into town, will the gang be able to help, or will Shaggy’s phobias give these ghosts an advantage?!