Beyond The New 52 Group Solicits (March 2015)

Beyond The New 52 Group Solicits (March 2015)

By Clark Bull Monday, December 15th, 2014

BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT #1
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by VIKTOR BOGDANOVIC and ART THIBERT
Cover by DAN PANOSIAN
1:10 Game art variant cover
1:25 Variant cover by GARY FRANK
On sale MARCH 11 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
The Joker is dead. Arkham City is closed. As a new day begins, Bruce Wayne finds himself in devastating pain, recovering from his injuries and questioning whether his role as Batman is still necessary to the city’s survival. But as the sun rises in Gotham City, dangerous new threats emerge from the shadows…and the Arkham Knight is just beginning. Don’t miss this in-continuity prequel comic set prior to the events of the brand-new video game Batman: Arkham Knight!

BATMAN ’66 #21
Written by JEFF PARKER
Art by SANDY JARRELL
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale MARCH 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST
There’s a new villain in town and even Batman’s rogues gallery trembles at his name: Lord Death Man! Soon, the Dynamic Duo are jetting off to Japan to track him down. The classic villain from the 1960s Batman comics and manga gets the BATMAN ’66 treatment. Don’t miss this landmark moment in Bat-history!

MORTAL KOMBAT X #4
Written by SHAWN KITTELSEN
Art by DEXTER SOY and DANIEL SAMPERE
Cover by IVAN REIS
On sale MARCH 11 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
RATED M • DIGITAL FIRST
MATURE READERS
Scorpion vs. Raiden! Red Dragon vs. Black Dragon! And a powerful new threat emerges! You do not want to miss the blood-soaked finale of our first story arc! The Mortal Kombat X comic series is the prequel story to the upcoming Mortal Kombat X game, NetherRealm Studios’ next highly anticipated installment in its legendary, critically acclaimed fighting game franchise. The game will available April 14, 2015.

ARROW SEASON 2.5 #6

Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM and KETO SHIMIZU
Art by SZYMON KUDRANSKI
Photo cover
On sale MARCH 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Task Force X (a.k.a. Suicide Squad) goes up against Onslaught, a deadly network of religious extremist militants led by a mysterious figure calling himself Khem-Adam. As the terrorist leader threatens to make an example of a group of captive schoolgirls, John Diggle leads his team of Deadshot, Bronze Tiger, and newcomer Ravan into an explosive confrontation, determined to save the girls – and the nation of Kahndaq – from the terrorists’ grip. Don’t miss this special Suicide Squad tale drawn by guest artist Szymon Kudranski!

THE FLASH SEASON ZERO #6
Written by ANDREW KREISBERG
Art by PHIL HESTER and ERIC GAPSTUR
Photo cover
On sale MARCH 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
A new story arc begins here! When peculiar homicides start to occur in Central City, Barry and Joe recruit the S.T.A.R. Labs team to help with the investigation. It isn’t long before the gang discovers something even more shocking when reports indicate that the wounds on the deceased appear to have been caused by…a great white shark!

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR THREE #11
Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by BRUNO REDONDO, MIKE S. MILLER and others
Cover by MIKE S. MILLER
On sale MARCH 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
It’s magic versus magic and hero versus hero as events race to their tragic conclusion! As powerful deities clash on the mystic plane, the tide turns for the Earthbound adversaries and the fury of Wonder Woman is unleashed. Allies will reunite and lives will be lost. 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR THREE #12
Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by BRUNO REDONDO, MIKE S. MILLER and others
Cover by AARON LOPRESTI
On sale MARCH 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST • FINAL ISSUE
The “Year of Magic” comes to its stunning conclusion as John Constantine must make a fateful decision. But where will this leave Batman and his allies? Have they sufficiently crippled Superman, or will they find themselves in a situation that’s worse than ever?

HE-MAN: ETERNITY WAR #4
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by POP MHAN
Cover by STJEPAN SEJIC
On sale MARCH 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
This is it: The battle you’ve been waiting for! She-Ra vs. Hordak! In order to retrieve the Eye of Chrono, She-Ra must defeat her adoptive father. Her only hope for success lies in the power of the Sword of Protection!  And maybe a little luck!

SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN #8
Written by JAMES TYNION IV and HEATHER NUHFER
Art by NOELLE STEVENSON and RYAN BENJAMIN
Cover by JAE LEE
On sale MARCH 18 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Teenaged Diana comes to Man’s World and discovers a “Wonder World” where she makes new friends. That part’s great, but her Amazon bodyguards are busy tracking her down and scaring everyone she meets! Then, in “Sabotage Is in the Stars,” Wonder Woman aids India’s space program, making it safe for them to launch their new SpaceCrops platform. But when Diana discovers that LexCorp caused the problem, she takes matters into her own hands!

INFINITE CRISIS: FIGHT FOR THE MULTIVERSE #9

Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by EDUARDO FRANCISCO and CHRISTIAN DUCE
Cover by PHILIP TAN
On sale MARCH 18 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
A new adventure begins for Prime Batman and his band of heroes from across the multiverse. Atomic Wonder Woman battles Killer Croc and discovers he’s been guarding a secret – a massive, ominous device buried under the surface that is not from her world.

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11: CONTINUITY #4

Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by IG GUARA, MARCELO DI CHIARA, JULIO FERREIRA and RUY JOSE
Cover by CAT STAGGS
On sale MARCH 11 • 40 pg, FC, 4 of 4, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Superman has defeated the Monitors, but what can he possibly do to
keep the Universe safe from them in the future? The people of Earth pick up their lives as best they can, and our heroes make some hard decisions about their own futures. As Season Eleven ends, new lives begin.

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #55
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA
On sale MARCH 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Faster than a cheap watch! Stronger than the smell of old gym socks! It’s…Hyperman! The Mystery Inc. gang is invited to an advance movie screening of Shaggy and Scooby’s favorite super hero, Hyperman – but when the movie’s super-villain comes to life and terrorizes the theater, the movie reel goes missing. Now, it’s up to Shaggy and sidekick Scooby to save the day!

SCOOBY-DOO TEAM-UP #9
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA
On sale MARCH 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Superman needs help from Scooby and the gang – so they speed to Metropolis and the horribly haunted Daily Planet offices. But then Superman is turned into a super-powered monster! Even with help from Lois Lane, Jimmy Olsen and Krypto the Superdog, how can these meddling kids stop the transformed Man-Monster of Steel before he wrecks the city? 

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