Beyond The New 52 Group Solicits (October 2014)

Beyond The New 52 Group Solicits (October 2014)

By Clark Bull Monday, July 14th, 2014

THE FLASH: SEASON ZERO #1
Written by ANDREW KREISBERG
Art by PHIL HESTER and ERIC GAPSTUR
Photo cover
1:5 Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
On sale OCTOBER 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Digital First
An all-new digital first series From the world of the highly anticipated new TV show The Flash! Follow the adventures of Barry Allen as he struggles to balance his job as a police crime scene investigator, his unrequited crush on Iris West (who also happens to be his boss’ daughter) and his new life as Central City’s guardian angel! Don’t miss out!

ARROW: SEASON 2.5 #1
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Art by JOE BENNETT
Photo cover
1:5 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale OCTOBER 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Digital First
An all-new digital first series begins! Bridging the gap between seasons 2 and 3 of the hit TV series Arrow, Season 2.5 follows Oliver Queen’s story as he battles the Church of Blood, with the fate of Starling City hanging in the balance. Featuring an all-star cast of Oliver’s greatest allies and enemies including the Huntress, Black Canary and Deathstroke!

BATMAN ‘66 MEETS THE GREEN HORNET #5
Written by KEVIN SMITH and RALPH GARMAN
Art by TY TEMPLETON
Cover by ALEX ROSS
On sale OCTOBER 1 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $2.99 US
RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST
The Dynamic Duo are prisoners of General Gumm and trapped beneath a giant pasta stamp, about to be turned into Bat-spaghetti. Meanwhile, the explorer Signor Bollo is about to hit Gotham City with a crippling lawsuit for the loss of his valuable collection, and the authorities have no choice but to recruit the outlaw Green Hornet to help them recover it. Holy conundrums! The pot boils over in this penultimate issue!

INFINITE CRISIS: FIGHT FOR THE MULTIVERSE #4
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by TOM DERENICK
Cover by STJEPAN SEJIC
On sale OCTOBER 15 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
The Flash, Zatanna and Cyborg find themselves in the Mecha Universe, on an Earth that is not their own, in a futuristic version of Metropolis. Just when things can’t get any stranger, a giant, serpent-like version of Doomsday threatens to level the city, and the only one who can stop him is…Mecha Superman! Includes a code for a video game content download.

BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #15
Written by KYLE HIGGINS and ALEC SIEGEL
Art by THONY SILAS
Cover by MATTEO SCALERA
On sale OCTOBER 22 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Rewire is out of Arkham. Ghoul is back on the streets and selling modified Joker toxin. And now Terry’s girlfriend Melanie might have gone back to her old habits. Can things get any worse? Oh yeah – Inque’s back and more powerful than ever!

BATMAN ‘66 #16
Written by JEFF PARKER
Art by BRENT SCHOONOVER
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale OCTOBER 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST It’s “Egghead Unbound” as Batman’s most egg-centric foe returns to terrorize Gotham City. Frustrated by his repeated defeats at the hands of the Caped Crusader, he invents a device that will egg-celerate his brain development to that of a being from the 40th century. Is this really possible? Does he now possess super-human abilities? Or has his mind simply gotten scrambled?

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR TWO ANNUAL #1
Written by TOM TAYLOR and MARGUERITE BENNETT
Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK and DAVE YARDIN
Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
On sale OCTOBER 1 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US
RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Featuring two untold tales! Hal Jordan’s alliance with Sinestro is tenuous at best. How can it continue? Then, as the resistance in Gotham City digs in, Commissioner Gordon works with his daughter Barbara for the first time. But their time together is running out!

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR THREE #1
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by BRUNO REDONDO and MIKE S. MILLER
Cover by NEIL GOOGE
On sale OCTOBER 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Superman’s new world order is in effect across the globe. The world is transformed. Violent dictatorships have fallen. Wars have ceased. But this order comes at the expense of freedom. Now, Batman has found an unlikely ally against Superman’s regime – and John Constantine is ready to unleash a bit of chaos.

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR THREE #2
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by BRUNO REDONDO and TOM DERENICK
Cover by TREVOR McCARTHY
On sale OCTOBER 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
A new resistance to Superman’s reign is forming, and it’s ready to take on Superman from a new angle – one Batman isn’t comfortable with. John Constantine has begun to gather demons and supernatural beings to bring down this dictatorship. Might has failed. It’s time for magic!

HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #18
Written by DAN ABNETT • Art by POP MHAN
Cover by STJEPAN SEJIC
On sale OCTOBER 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
The finale of “The Blood of Greyskull” is here! Darkness has taken over Eternia. He-Man is dead. Only one person can save the day – she is Adora. She is She-Ra!

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11: CHAOS #3
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER • Art by AGUSTIN PADILLA and MARCELO DI CHIARA • Cover by CAT STAGGS
On sale OCTOBER 8 • 40 pg, FC, 3 of 4, $3.99 US • RATED T
DIGITAL FIRST
Things in Metropolis come to a head, but will any Super Heroes heed Tess’s calls for help? Meanwhile, Clark has been released from his crystal prison, but he and Lois are no closer to home than before – that is, until the strange situation makes for even stranger bedfellows!

SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN #3
Written by GILBERT HERNANDEZ and SEAN E. WILLIAMS
Art by GILBERT HERNANDEZ and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale OCTOBER 15 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
When Wonder Woman allows an other-dimensional science-villain to capture her, she expects to swiftly deal with his android minions and save the day. But he’s able to brainwash her and that’s when things go haywire! Then, back on Earth, we share a rare moment from Diana’s rock-star days.

TINY TITANS: RETURN TO THE TREEHOUSE #5
Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
On sale OCTOBER 1 • 32 pg, 5 of 6, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Just when all hope of finding a new treehouse is lost, the girls travel to Paradise Island! Oh, what a wonderful place it is! But where are all the boys? And who’s Terra supposed to throw rocks at now?

TEEN TITANS GO! #6
Written by SHOLLY FISCH and MERRILL HAGAN
Art by JORGE CORONA
Cover by DAN HIPP
On sale OCTOBER 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
What happens when the girls have a slumber party and don’t invite any of the boys? What about when Cyborg and Beast Boy plug their sweet new game console into the Tower’s mainframe computer? We’re glad you asked – but did you really think we’d give it away?!

LOONEY TUNES #221
Written by MATT MANNING
Art and cover by WALTER CARZON and HORACIO OTTOLINI
On sale OCTOBER 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Wile E. Coyote is up to his usual antics, trying to use his Acme explosives on the ever happy-go-lucky Road Runner. But when his latest master plans goes wrong and lands outside of the panel, Wile E. may have discovered a way to trick the Road Runner that even the pages themselves can’t contain!

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #50
Written by GEORGIA BALL
Art and cover by SCOTT JERALDS
On sale OCTOBER 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
When they Mystery Machine pulls into a ski resort in the dazzling Canadian Mountains, their snowy vacation is cut short when an elder from a local First Nation’s tribe enlists them to investigate sightings of an ancient legend haunting the resort. Can Scooby and the gang solve the mystery of Dzunakwa, the mythical wild woman of the woods?