Collected Editions Group Solicits (April/May 2015)

Collected Editions Group Solicits (April/May 2015)

By Clark Bull Monday, December 15th, 2014

BATMAN VOL. 5: ZERO YEAR – DARK CITY TP
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale APRIL 29 • 240 pg, FC, $16.99 US
Before the Batcave and Robin, The Joker and the Batmobile, there was ZERO YEAR. The Riddler has plunged Gotham City into darkness. How will a young Dark Knight bring his beloved hometown from the brink of chaos and madness back into the light? This final ZERO YEAR volume collects BATMAN #25-27 and 29-33.

BATGIRL VOL. 1: BURNSIDE HC
Written by CAMERON STEWART and BRENDEN FLETCHER
Art by BABS TARR
Cover by CAMERON STEWART
On sale MAY 27 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Barbara Gordon is no stranger to dusting herself off when disaster strikes, so when a fire destroys everything she owns, she spots the opportunity for a new lease on life – and seizes it! Following the rest of Gotham City’s young adults to the hip border district of Burnside, Barbara sets about building an all-new Batgirl…and discovers new threats preying on her peers! As the new hero of Burnside, Batgirl gets started by facing twin sister assassins on motorcycles! Collects BATGIRL #35-40.

BATMAN/SUPERMAN VOL. 3: SECOND CHANCE HC
Written by GREG PAK
Art by TOM RANEY, KEN LASHLEY, DIOGENES NEVES, TOM DERENICK, KARL KERSCHL, DANIEL SAMPERE and others
Cover by JAE LEE
On sale MAY 6 • 160 pg, FC, $22.99 US
The worlds of Batman and Superman 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. Collects issues #10-15.

BATMAN – DETECTIVE COMICS VOL. 6: ICARUS HC
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL, SCOTT HEPBURN, WERTHER DELL’EDERA and others
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
On sale MAY 20 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US
It’s a bold new direction for DETECTIVE COMICS as THE FLASH creative team of Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato take over the creative reins! Batman finds himself knee-deep in a new mystery involving a deadly new narcotic that has hit the streets of Gotham City. Can the Dark Knight stop the threat before the entire town finds itself embroiled in a deadly gang war that could burn everything – and everyone – down to the ground? Collects issues #30-34 and DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #3.

DC COMICS: ZERO YEAR TP
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, FRANCIS MANAPUL, BRIAN BUCCELLATO, JEFF LEMIRE, ROBERT VENDITTI, VAN JENSEN, GREG PAK and others
Art by GREG CAPULLO, JASON FABOK, AARON LOPRESTI, TREVOR McCARTHY, CHRIS SPROUSE, ANDREA SORRENTINO, AARON KUDER and others
Montage cover
On sale APRIL 1 • 448 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Six years ago, Gotham City weathered its greatest test as The Riddler shut down all power days before a terrifying superstorm! But the Dark Knight isn’t the only hero to surface during this moment in time known as the ZERO YEAR! Journey back to the Zero Year to see the early tales of DC’s greatest heroes and heroines in stories from Batman #24-25, Detective Comics #25, Batgirl #25, Batwing #25, Batwoman #25, Birds of Prey #25, Catwoman #25, THE Flash #25, Green Arrow #25, Green Lantern Corps #25, Nightwing #25, Red Hood and The Outlaws #25 and Action Comics #25.

GREEN LANTERN VOL. 6: THE LIFE EQUATION HC
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by BILLY TAN, FRANCIS PORTELA and others
Cover by BILLY TAN
On sale MAY 13 • 200 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Having staked their claim to the emotional spectrum, the New Gods set about redefining the universe in their image, starting with Metron, who’s determined to steal the secrets of the Corps’ Citadel. But Hal and the Corps will have something to say about that. Good luck trying to make yourself heard when you’re talking to a god! Collects GREEN LANTERN #35-40, GREEN LANTERN ANNUAL #3 and a story from SECRET ORIGINS #3.

HARLEY QUINN VOL. 1: HOT IN THE CITY TP
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by AMANDA CONNER, CHAD HARDIN, STEPHANE ROUX and others
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
On sale APRIL 8 • 224 pg, FC, $16.99 US
The sensational series that gave Harley Quinn her own New 52 spotlight is collected from the star-studded #0 issue to issue #8! Don’t miss Harley’s big move to Coney Island as she becomes a roller derby queen – all while she carries on in her criminal career!

GREEN ARROW VOL. 6: BROKEN TP
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO, DENYS COWAN and BILL SIENKIEWICZ
Cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO
On sale APRIL 29 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US
In this final GREEN ARROW volume written by acclaimed writer Jeff Lemire, Seattle is under siege and Diggle’s in the grip of crimelord Richard Dragon and his Longbow Hunters!  Collects GREEN ARROW #32-34, GREEN ARROW: FUTURES END #1 and a story from SECRET ORIGINS #4.

DIAL H DELUXE EDITION HC
Written by CHINA MIEVILLE
Art by MATEUS SANTOLOUCO, ALBERTO PONTICELLI, DAVID LAPHAM and DAN GREEN
Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
On sale MAY 6 • 368 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875” $34.99 US
When gamer Nelson Jent accidentally discovers the mysterious H Dial, his life will never be the same! But can he keep the Dial out of the clutches of an array of villains? And what is the secret behind the Dial’s power? Collects DIAL H #0-15.

JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000 VOL. 2: THE CAMELOT WAR TP
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art by HOWARD PORTER, CHRIS BATISTA and others
Cover by HOWARD PORTER
On sale APRIL 22 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
In these stories from issues #8-13, the JLA3K battle the fury of The Five, face the coming of the frost queen called Ice, and put up with the return of the team of Blue Beetle and Booster Gold.

GOTHAM CITY SIRENS BOOK TWO TP
Written by TONY BEDARD and PETER CALLOWAY
Art by ANDRES GUINALDO, JEREMY HAUN and others
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale APRIL 29 • 304 pg, FC, $24.99 US
In these tales from issues #14-26, Catwoman deals with the aftermath of battling her sister, setting her against Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy! Then, The Joker is back in Arkham Asylum, so Harley Quinn breaks back in with him – but will she stand by him or destroy him? Either way, Poison Ivy and Catwoman must put aside their differences to help their wayward friend.

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR TWO VOL. 1 TP
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by BRUNO REDONDO, TOM DERENICK, MIKE S. MILLER, JHEREMY RAAPACK and others
Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
On sale APRIL 15 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
The death of one of their own has divided Earth’s protectors as hero turns against hero. As Superman’s iron grip on the world tightens, at the edge of the galaxy another grave threat approaches. Collects INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR TWO #1-6.

WONDER WOMAN VOL. 5: FLESH TP
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by CLIFF CHIANG, ACO, GORAN SUDZUKA and JOSE MARZAN JR.
Cover by CLIFF CHIANG
On sale APRIL 1 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US
Wonder Woman’s life is changed when she is called on to take the place of War! In these stories from issues #24-29 and WONDER WOMAN #23.2 FIRST BORN, Diana must decide if this path is one she wants to take. But there’s no time to consider the fallout as her family prepares for an assault on Olympus!

DEADSHOT: BULLETPROOF TP
Written by CHRISTOS N. GAGE
Art by STEVEN CUMMINGS, JIMMY PALMIOTTI and PHIL WINSLADE
Cover by MIKE ZECK
On sale APRIL 15 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
In this epic tale, Deadshot learns he has a daughter! When he discovers she’s living in a neighborhood plagued by violence, he decides to clean up the area by any means necessary! But can even a former Suicide Squad member give his daughter a life of peace and security? Collects DEADSHOT #1-5 and BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #214.

BATMAN ‘66 VOL. 2 TP
Written by JEFF PARKER and TOM PEYER
Art by TY TEMPLETON, TED NAIFEH, CRAIG ROUSSEAU, CHRIS SPROUSE, RUBEN PROCOPIO, CHRISTOPHER JONES and others
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale APRIL 22 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US
In this volume of tales pulled from issues #6-10 of the digital-first series, King Tut returns to challenge the Dynamic Duo with his most far-reaching plan yet to rule the modern Thebes known as Gotham City! Plus, Batman and Robin meet the Bookworm, face off with False Face and more!

EARTH 2 VOL. 4: THE DARK AGE TP
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by NICOLA SCOTT, TREVOR SCOTT, BARRY KITSON and others
Cover by DOUG MAHNKE
On sale APRIL 15 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Superman returns to Earth to do the destructive bidding of Darkseid in these stories from issues #17-20 and EARTH 2 ANNUAL #2! The Wonders of Earth 2 have struggled to keep the forces of Darkseid at bay. But now they can no longer stand up to the wave of destruction Superman brings. And with the emergence of a new Batman comes the hope that he may know how to defeat the Man of Steel.

DEATHSTROKE THE TERMINATOR VOL. 1: ASSASSINS TP
Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art by STEVE ERWIN and WILL BLYBERG
Cover by MIKE ZECK
On sale APRIL 8 • 264 pg, FC, $19.99 US
In these tales from DEATHSTROKE THE TERMINATOR #1-9 and THE NEW TITANS #70, Deathstroke hunts for the man who tried to kill his ex-wife – the man called the Ravager. Then, someone is knocking off the crime bosses of Gotham City. It’s up to Deathstroke to eliminate the competition – but Batman doesn’t take kindly to intruders on his turf.

THE NEW TEEN TITANS VOL. 2 TP
Written by MARV WOLFMAN and GEORGE PEREZ
Art by GEORGE PEREZ and ROMEO TANGHAL
Cover by GEORGE PEREZ
On sale APRIL 1 • 224 pg, FC, $19.99 US
In these stories from NEW TEEN TITANS #9-16, the team must stop the Puppeteer from stealing plans for the deadly Promethium Project from Dayton Industries, unaware that Deathstroke is also after them! And after arriving on Paradise Island to save an injured Changeling, they must help the Amazons battle the Titans of myth!

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA: A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS HC
Written by GARDNER FOX, GEOFF JOHNS and others
Art by various
Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
On sale MAY 20 • 400 pg, FC, $39.99 US
In 1940, ALL STAR COMICS #3 introduced the Justice Society of America. Featuring Hour-Man, Doctor Fate, The Spectre, The Sandman, The Atom, The Flash, Green Lantern and Hawkman, the JSA soon became a mainstay in super hero comics! This anthology stories by legendary talents including Gardner Fox, John Broome, Robert Kanigher and Geoff Johns.

SUPERMAN VS. DARKSEID TP
Written by JOHN BYRNE, JEPH LOEB, GREG PAK, MARV WOLFMAN and others
Art by JOHN BYRNE, TERRY AUSTIN, MICHAEL TURNER, MIKE McKONE, SCOTT KOLINS and others
Cover by ADAM KUBERT
On sale APRIL 22 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US
The Man of Steel battles the dark lord of Apokolips in this new title collecting SUPERMAN #3 (1987), ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #426, ACTION COMICS #586, SUPERMAN VS. DARKSEID: APOKOLIPS NOW!, SUPERMAN/BATMAN #12-13, COUNTDOWN #3-2, DEATH OF THE NEW GODS #8 and JUSTICE LEAGUE #23.1!

MORTAL KOMBAT X VOL. 1 TP
Written by SHAWN KITTELSON
Art by DEXTER SOY, IGOR VITORINO and others
Cover by IVAN REIS
On sale APRIL 8 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS
Get over here...for an all-new digital-first series set before the events of 2015’s highly anticipated game Mortal Kombat X! Prepare yourself for the brutal adventures of all your favorite Mortal Kombat characters and witness the rise of the next generation of Kombatants! As Scorpion and his newest companion set off in deadly pursuit of Raiden, Cassie Cage finds herself in an illegal MMA deathmatch. Is she ready for her first taste of Mortal Kombat? Collects issues #1-4 of the new series.

TOP 10 TP
Written by ALAN MOORE
Art by ZANDER CANNON and GENE HA
Cover by GENE HA
On sale APRIL 1 • 352 pg, FC, $24.99 US
In Neopolis’s Precinct 10, where every citizen has super powers, they are the law: A talking, armored dog. A genetically engineered “perfect woman.” A high-tech cowboy. A rookie with a toy box full of “helpers.” These are the cops of the Eisner Award-winning TOP 10. This new title collects the original 12-issue series in trade paperback for the first time.

BATMAN EARTH ONE VOL. 2 HC
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by GARY FRANK and JON SIBAL
Cover by GARY FRANK
On sale MAY 6 • 160 pg, FC, $24.99 US
It’s here – the sequel to the #1 New York Times bestseller and critically acclaimed BATMAN: EARTH ONE by the superstar creative team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank! While Gotham City is plunged into terror by an enigmatic anarchist and killer calling himself The Riddler, the Dark Knight must reconcile the increasingly conflicting ideologies of Detective Jim Gordon and Bruce Wayne’s head of security, Alfred Pennyworth. But there are many more mysteries lurking within Gotham City, including the secret agenda of Harvey Dent and the bizarre creature prowling the sewers – Killer Croc!