What's Coming From DC Comics in May

What's Coming From DC Comics in May

By DC Publicity Friday, February 18th, 2022

SHARING WHAT’S COMING FROM DC IN MAY WITH DC CONNECT #22

 

Available Digitally on Friday, February 18, DC CONNECT #22 shares all the great titles coming from DC in May, 2022, including the return of Milestone’s Blood Syndicate.

Original Blood Syndicate series artist ChrisCross teams up with rising-star writer Geoffrey Thorne in this reimagining of the fan-favorite Milestone series, which blows open the next wild chapter in the Milestone Universe!

Wise Son and Tech-9 have returned from their military tours in Afghanistan—and life in Dakota City could not be more different. While Icon and Rocket have been busy cleaning up the streets, Bang Babies have been forming rival gang factions. With Holocaust’s influence—and super-powered army—growing, who will look out for the people of Paris Island when the capes aren’t watching? What secrets do Wise and Tech hide from their time overseas? As the struggle for power on the chaotic streets spills into war…who will emerge victorious as the new kingpin of Paris Island?

BLOOD SYNDICATE: SEASON ONE #1
Written by GEOFFREY THORNE
Art by CHRISCROSS and JUAN CASTRO
Cover by DEXTER SOY
“Old School” variant cover by CHRISCROSS
“New School” variant cover by NIKOLAS DRAPER-IVEY
1:25 variant cover by JULIET NNEKA
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/10/22

 

BATMAN: FORTRESS #1

Also on sale in May, from writer Gary Whitta (Rogue One: A Star Wars Story) and artist Darick Robertson (The Boys) comes Batman: Fortress #1. When an unknown alien ship enters Earth’s atmosphere, disrupting global power and communications and plunging the planet into chaos, the world is left wondering…where is Superman when he is needed most? In the mysterious absence of the Last Son of Krypton, Batman must rally the rest of the Justice League to counter the alien threat…but first, he must quell a crime wave on the blacked-out streets of Gotham!

BATMAN: FORTRESS #1
Written by GARY WHITTA
Art and cover by DARICK ROBERTSON
Variant cover by DOALY
1:25 variant cover by DARICK ROBERTSON
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 8 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/24/22

NUBIA: CORONATION SPECIAL #1

Long live the Queen! After the events of Trial of the Amazons, a new era for these warriors has dawned. Amazons from around the world have come to Themyscira to witness history and the crowning of their new leader. She stood between Man’s World and the dangers of Doom’s Doorway for centuries; when she was called upon to serve her people, she stood strong and clear-eyed, unafraid to look certain death in the face; she has united peoples on the brink of war…All hail Queen Nubia!

Writers Stephanie Williams and Vita Ayala dive into Nubia’s past, and also look to her future in this incredible special with art by Alitha Martinez, Marguerite Sauvage, Darryl Banks, Jill Thompson, Becky Cloonan, Nikolas Draper-Ivy, and more!

NUBIA CORONATION SPECIAL
Written by STEPHANIE WILLIAMS and VITA AYALA
Art by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE, DARRYL BANKS, JILL THOMPSON, ALITHA MARTINEZ, NIKOLAS DRAPER-IVEY, BECKY CLOONAN, and more!
Cover by DAVID MACK
Variant cover by JOSHUA “SWAY” SWABY
1:25 variant cover by CRYSTAL KUNG
1:100 variant by DAVID MACK
Team variant cover by REINA KOYANO
$5.99 US | 48 pages | One-shot | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/3/22

BATMAN 2022 ANNUAL #1

Following the events of the Abyss story arc, Batman has now tasked Ghost-Maker to finance and lead Batman Inc. First order of business for the new management? Clean up a huge mess Luthor created in Chechnya…but is this new group ready to face fearsome new threat the Gray Wolf? And prepare yourself for the evolution of Clownhunter! Writtern by Ed Brisson, with art by John Timms and cover by Mikel Janín.

BATMAN 2022 ANNUAL #1
Written by ED BRISSON
Art by JOHN TIMMS
Cover by MIKEL JANÍN
Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
$5.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/31/22

 ACTION COMICS 2022 ANNUAL #1

As the Warworld Saga reaches a breaking point, battle lines are drawn between the two towering forces at odds: Mongul and Superman. From writers Phillip Kennedy Johnson and Si Spurrier, this special 2022 annual explores how our combatants have evolved over the years to represent the beacons of hope and tyranny that they respectively embody…and witness the first chilling chapter of their ultimate final battle, with fantastic art by Dale Eaglesham and Ian Churchill.

ACTION COMICS 2022 ANNUAL #1
Written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON and SI SPURRIER
Art by DALE EAGLESHAM and IAN CHURCHILL
Cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
Variant cover by STEVE RUDE
$5.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/31/22

FABLES #151

Just in time for the 20th anniversary of its launch, the acclaimed blockbuster returns with an all-new 12-issue story, “The Black Forest,” written by Bill Willingham and illustrated by Mark Buckingham and Steve Leialoha and cover by Qistina Khalidah, which begins in Fables #151—a tale that picks up right where Fables #150 left off, providing a new entry point into the world of Fabletown!

The dust has barely settled from the climactic battle between Totenkinder and Cinderella—and everything is far from happily ever after. A legendary new adversary has arrived, and he plans to get even with Geppetto for the mess that has been made of Manhattan. But it’s a new day…and with it, a new Jack in the Green has arrived in the Black Forest. And within the emergency room of a New York hospital…a Fable long thought dead returns!

Don’t miss the 20th-anniversary box set to get caught up on one of comics’ longest-running fantasy hits!

FABLES #151
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and STEVE LEIALOHA
Cover by QISTINA KHALIDAH
Variant cover by MARK BUCKINGHAM
1:25 variant cover by ADAM HUGHES
1:50 variant cover by QISTINA KHALIDAH
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/17/22

DC VS. VAMPIRES - HUNTERS #1

A blood-soaked one-shot tale of vampire violence! The Son of Batman, after years of training to be an assassin, is on a path toward utter destruction of the vampire race…Enter Damian Wayne: vampire hunter! Writer Matthew Rosenberg returns to the DC vs. Vampires in this one shot with art by Neil Googe.

DC VS. VAMPIRES - HUNTERS #1
Written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG
Art by NEIL GOOGE
Cover by JONBOY MEYERS
Variant cover by MICO SUAYAN
$3.99 US | 32 pages | One-shot | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/24/22

 

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