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DC Comics April 2014 Solicitations

Get a look at what you can expect from DC next year.

Each month when the monthly solicits come out, there are those that sift through them very carefully. It's a way to gather up as much information as possible as to what we can expect.

BATMAN ETERNAL #1

Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, JOHN LAYMAN, RAY FAWKES and TIM SEELEY

Art and cover by JASON FABOK

1:50 Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT

On sale APRIL 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

Don’t dare miss the start of the Bat-story so big it’s going to take every week of the month to tell! A massive cast of Gotham City’s best (and worst) examines the relationship between Batman, his allies and his city. In this debut issue, Commissioner James Gordon is caught on the wrong side of the law!

BATMAN ETERNAL #2

Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, JOHN LAYMAN, RAY FAWKES and TIM SEELEY

Art and cover by JASON FABOK

On sale APRIL 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

A notorious Batman adversary appears for the first time in The New 52 continuity!

BATMAN ETERNAL #3

Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, JOHN LAYMAN, RAY FAWKES and TIM SEELEY

Art and cover by JASON FABOK

On sale APRIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

A gang war erupts in Gotham City, but the G.C.P.D. doesn’t plan to help Batman stop it. Plus: The return of a fan-favorite Batman supporting character: Stephanie Brown!

BATMAN ETERNAL #4

Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, JOHN LAYMAN, RAY FAWKES and TIM SEELEY

Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN

Cover by JASON FABOK

On sale APRIL 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Batman battles Batgirl as Jim Gordon’s troubles take a turn for the worse!

JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED #0

Written by JEFF LEMIRE

Art and cover by MIKE McKONE

1:50 Variant cover by MIKE McKONE

Blank variant cover available

On sale APRIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information.

Top comics writer Jeff Lemire teams with superstar artist Mike McKone for the all-new monthly series JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED, starring the new team of powerful heroes Earth calls Justice League Canada!

In the aftermath of FOREVER EVIL, Adam Strange is caught up in an adventure across the far reaches of the cosmos that will unite an unexpected team of heroes including Supergirl, Hawkman, Green Arrow, Stargirl, Martian Manhunter and Animal Man – but if they’re on the team, who exactly is Canadian? Plus: Don’t miss the debut of a new Canadian hero who will have a huge effect on the group!

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #30

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.

It all changes here with the first chapter of “INJUSTICE LEAGUE”! The next era of the Justice League begins as heroes quit, villains join and a Justice League roster you’ve never seen before emerges, led by the world’s greatest hero — LEX LUTHOR?! As the dust settles and the bodies are buried, the violent consequences of FOREVER EVIL must be dealt with — while a mysterious new force sets its target on the League. But is this force friend or enemy? And why does he want Luthor dead? (If you ask Batman, it’s a long list.)

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #14

Written by MATT KINDT

Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 9 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • FINAL ISSUE

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for details.

In the wake of FOREVER EVIL, the Justice League of America’s mission has come to an end – so where do they go from here? No one’s survival is assured! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #30

Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS

Art by ANDRES GUINALDO and MARK IRWIN

Cover by MIKEL JANIN

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

After the shocking events of “Forever Evil: Blight,” the team has a new leader – and the first order of business is dealing with a traitor in their midst!

FOREVER EVIL AFTERMATH: BATMAN VS. BANE #1

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art and cover by SCOT EATON and JAIME MENDOZA

1:25 Variant cover by KEVIN NOWLAN

ONE-SHOT • On sale APRIL 30 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

The title says it all! FOREVER EVIL is over! Now, Batman has returned to take Gotham City back – by force! The only thing standing in his way? BANE! Get ready for the grudge match of the year!

NIGHTWING #30

Written by JAMES TYNION IV

Art by MEGHAN HETRICK

Cover by EDDY BARROWS

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 9 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

The Bat Family is forced to face the brutal aftermath of FOREVER EVIL, but after everything they’ve been through, can they stand together?

SUICIDE SQUAD #30

Written by SEAN RYAN

Art by IG GUARA and RUY JOSE

Cover by PATRICK ZIRCHER

On sale APRIL 9 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ • FINAL ISSUE

In the ashes of FOREVER EVIL, A.R.G.U.S. and Task Force X leader Amanda Waller must face the consequences of her failure to protect the United States from the Crime Syndicate.

SECRET ORIGINS #1

Written by TONY BEDARD, KYLE HIGGINS and GREG PAK

Art by PAULO SIQUEIRA, WILL CONRAD and others

Cover by LEE BERMEJO

1:25 Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT

On sale APRIL 23 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

At last, the SECRET ORIGINS of the World’s Greatest Heroes in The New 52 can be revealed! This new series gets off to an awesome start with the origins of The Last Son of Krypton and Kara Zor-El, Supergirl, plus the first Robin, Dick Grayson.

AQUAMAN #30

Written by JEFF PARKER

Art and cover by PAUL PELLETIER and SEAN PARSONS

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

Centuries ago, he aided Atlantis in a time of great need and suffered great betrayal for his efforts. Now he’s back – but is he bent on revenge, or has he been consumed by madness? Don’t miss The New 52 introduction of…Hercules! Good luck, Aquaman!

AQUAMAN AND THE OTHERS #1

Written by DAN JURGENS

Art by LAN MEDINA and ED TADEO

Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO

1:25 Variant cover by DAN JURGENS and NORM RAPMUND

On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

A “FUTURES END” prelude! Spinning out of AQUAMAN, the King of Atlantis and his teammates find themselves targeted by an unknown foe that wants their Atlantean artifacts! Don’t miss the start of this all-new series!

CONSTANTINE #13

Written by RAY FAWKES

Art by ACO

Cover by VICTOR IBANEZ

On sale APRIL 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Lost and confused in the face of the fallout from his actions in “Forever Evil: Blight,” John Constantine has sold himself out to the Cold Flame and is vulnerable to attack by Spellbinder!

TRINITY OF SIN: PHANTOM STRANGER #18

Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS

Art by FERNANDO BLANCO

Cover by GUILLEM MARCH

On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

“The Crack in Creation” begins! Sin Eater and his new master, the mysterious Non, are marshaling an army of these in-between souls! Their goal? To invade the world of the living and set up a new order! Guest-starring Superman and Dr. Light, who is still dead!

TRINITY OF SIN: PANDORA #10

Written by RAY FAWKES

Art by FRANCIS PORTELA

Cover by JULIAN TOTINO

On sale APRIL 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

In the aftermath of “Forever Evil: Blight,” Pandora has no time to comprehend the burden facing her when she must take on the awesome power of Giganta!

JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000 #5

Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS

Art by RAYMUND BERMUDEZ and

WAYNE FAUCHER

Cover by HOWARD PORTER

On sale APRIL 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Cadmus tries to add a new member to Justice League 3000. We say “tried to” because the last thing Firestorm wants to do is join what he considers to be a group of losers. It gets complicated.

THE FLASH #30

Written by ROBERT VENDITTI and VAN JENSEN

Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

An all-new creative team makes its debut to show the deadly consequences of The Flash’s speed powers. During the traumatic events of FOREVER EVIL, Central City suffered the worst that the Crime Syndicate could dish out. Now The Flash has returned to make things right, but there are limits to what even the Fastest Man Alive can do!

THE FLASH ANNUAL #3

Written by ROBERT VENDITTI and VAN JENSEN

Art by BRETT BOOTH, RON FRENZ, NORM RAPMUND and LIVESAY

Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND

On sale APRIL 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

The start of a major new arc for the Fastest Man Alive! In the future, The Flash is a broken man. His powers have failed him time and again at great cost to him and the city he has sworn to protect. Now he’s coming back to 2014 to stop the one event that destroyed his life. Meanwhile, in the present, Barry Allen must contend with thieves trying to capitalize on the devastation of FOREVER EVIL. It’s a tale of two timelines that ushers in one of DC’s most storied characters…featuring The New 52 debut of WALLY WEST!

WORLDS’ FINEST #22

Written by PAUL LEVITZ

Art by R.B. SILVA and JOE WEEMS

Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO

On sale APRIL 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Following their team-up with Batman and Superman, Power Girl and Huntress have some difficult choices ahead. What’s next for the Worlds’ Finest...and what world will they choose?

EARTH 2 #22

Written by TOM TAYLOR

Art by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT

Cover by ANDY KUBERT

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

When all looks lost – Green Lantern returns!

GREEN ARROW #30

Written by JEFF LEMIRE

Art and cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO

On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

“The Outsiders War” Part 5! Arrow and Robert face a mob of Outsiders. It looks bad…but the cavalry is about to arrive in the form of Katana, Butcher, Magus and Kodiak! Will they be in time to save the day?

WONDER WOMAN #30

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO

Art by GORAN SUDZUKA

Cover by CLIFF CHIANG

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

Wonder Woman, the God of War, takes command of the deadliest army ever! The Amazons are back, and they have some scores to settle…

SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #9

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art and wraparound cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS

Backup story art by DUSTIN NGUYEN

1:25 Variant wraparound cover by DAVID FINCH

1:50 Variant wraparound cover by BRYAN HITCH

1:100 B&W Variant wraparound cover by JIM LEE

On sale APRIL 30 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • FINAL ISSUE

Retailers: This issue will ship with five covers. Please see the order form for more information.

This is it – the extraordinary finale of Scott Snyder and Jim Lee’s Superman saga, surrounded by an epic wraparound cover! It’s a battle in the sun as Superman and Wraith accept their destinies…and Lex Luthor pulls the trigger on his ultimate weapon!

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #7

Written by CHARLES SOULE

Art and cover by PAULO SIQUEIRA

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 9 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for details.

Doomsday has awakened and the Earth and heavens tremble! And discover how Superman and Wonder Woman survived a nuclear blast!

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

ACTION COMICS #30

Written by GREG PAK

Art and cover by AARON KUDER

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

Following the events of FOREVER EVIL, Superman confronts Lex Luthor – but the world has turned around for these two. The hero has become the villain and the villain the hero as forces beyond these two gather to destroy the Man of Steel, beginning with a dormant Doomsday who has crossed over from the Phantom Zone!

SUPERMAN #30

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL

Art by KEN LASHLEY

Cover by ANDY KUBERT

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

Every man, woman and child in Smallville has suddenly fallen into a coma while the citizens of the Bottled City of Kandor begin to rise again. Meanwhile, Superman has his hands full as Doomsday cuts a swath of destruction through the heart of the earth itself!

SUPERGIRL #30

Written by TONY BEDARD

Art by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO

Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT

On sale APRIL 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

In “Red Daughter of Krypton” part 2 of 3, the newest, most powerful Red Lantern finally meets her match! Worldkiller-1 is a cosmic menace from the darkest recesses of Kara’s past, and he will gladly destroy every one of her crimson teammates to get to her…

SUPERBOY #30

Written by AARON KUDER

Art by JORGE JIMENEZ

Cover by KEN LASHLEY

On sale APRIL 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

A FOREVER EVIL aftermath issue! Superboy is returning to the world post-FOREVER EVIL, but it may not be strong enough to survive this twisted Teen of Steel and his allies from the future. His plan is simple: Wipe out all Super Heroes!

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #10

Written by GREG PAK

Art and cover by JAE LEE

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 16 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.

Following the events of FIRST CONTACT, witness the last days of Batman and Superman of Earth 2 from a new perspective.

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BATMAN #30

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI

Cover by GREG CAPULLO

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 9 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for details.

“ZERO YEAR – SAVAGE CITY” begins!

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

DETECTIVE COMICS #30

Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO and FRANCIS MANAPUL

Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for details.

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.

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BATMAN AND WONDER WOMAN #30

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

The quest for Damian’s remains takes Batman to Paradise Island and into direct conflict with Wonder Woman!

BATWOMAN ANNUAL #1

Written by MARC ANDREYKO

Art and cover by TREVOR McCARTHY

On sale APRIL 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T+

Batwoman vs. Mr. Bones! Will the DEO triumph over Kate, or will she cross the line and free herself for good! Lingering questions are answered as long-standing conflicts reach their final resolutions.

BATWOMAN #30

Written by MARC ANDREYKO

Art by JEREMY HAUN

Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

Assault on Arkham Asylum! Wolf Spider needs one more painting, and Batwoman will do anything to keep it out of his hands – even if it means entering the notorious asylum!

CATWOMAN #30

Written by ANN NOCENTI

Art by PATRICK OLLIFFE

Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON

On sale APRIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

“The Race of Outlaws” begins! Despite her best efforts, Selina Kyle just can’t stop being Catwoman. What’s dragged her back into the catsuit? A globe-trotting contest that will have her competing to earn the prize for being the best thief in the world. But watch out, Catwoman – there’s no honor among thieves!

BIRDS OF PREY #30

Written by CHRISTY MARX

Art by ROBSON ROCHA and JONATHAN GLAPION

Cover by JORGE MOLINA

On sale APRIL 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

As her teammates fall, only Black Canary stands between the utterly helpless Mother Eve and Ra’s al Ghul. If she stands aside, her husband will be saved. If she refuses to fold, everybody else will die! What can she possibly do?

HARLEY QUINN #5

Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art by CHAD HARDIN

Cover by AMANDA CONNER

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

Sure, Harley has made some enemies along the way. So what happens when a bunch of them show up to kill her dead? She kills them right back, of course! You’ve been warned: This issue contains violence.

BATGIRL ANNUAL #2

Written by GAIL SIMONE

Art by ROBERT GILL

Cover by CLAY MANN

On sale APRIL 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

It’s the start of a new story arc as Batgirl must unravel a mystery centered around her former BIRDS OF PREY teammate, the woman who betrayed her trust – POISON IVY!

BATGIRL #30

Written by GAIL SIMONE

Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION

Cover by ALEX GARNER

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

An ordinary day takes a turn for the worse when Barbara Gordon must find a way to save her roommate Alysia Yeoh from fan-favorite villain Ragdoll!

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #30

Written by WIL PFEIFER

Art by RAFA SANDOVAL

Cover by PHILIP TAN and NORM RAPMUND

On sale APRIL 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Jason and Kori face off against the Agents of S.H.A.D.E. as they embark on a quest to save a kidnapped Roy from his alien abductors!

BATWING #30

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art by EDUARDO PANSICA

Cover by DAN PANOSIAN

On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Batwing races Menace to attempt to save his family! But the Gotham Underground is about to boil over with anarchy, and no matter which tribe rises up from below Gotham City, Batwing will be the first target!

SINESTRO #1

Written by CULLEN BUNN

Art and cover by DALE EAGLESHAM

1:25 Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE

On sale APRIL 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

Thaal Sinestro has lost everything he’s ever loved: his home, his family, his only friend. But no matter how desperate he becomes, Sinestro will never be without fear...a lesson his one-time ally, one-time enemy Lyssa Drak is eager to teach him! Can he take back the despicable Yellow Lantern Corps? Or does the universe have a new destiny in mind for Sinestro?

GREEN LANTERN #30

Written by ROBERT VENDITTI

Art and cover by BILLY TAN

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $3.99 US

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for details.

Hal Jordan is surrounded on the homeworld of the Khund, the bloodthirsty military wing of a cosmic alliance that’s determined to crush the Green Lanterns! So why has he volunteered to fight without his ring?

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #30

Written by ROBERT VENDITTI and VAN JENSEN

Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

John Stewart and his team are under siege – and things are about to get way worse! It’s become impossible to know who can be trusted and who’s a shape-shifting Durlan spy! And you won’t believe the twisted origin of the Durlan species!

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS ANNUAL #2

Written by JUSTIN JORDAN

Art and cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA

On sale APRIL 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

Don’t miss “CURSE OF THE WHITE LANTERN”! Kyle Rayner is the only being in the universe to survive passing through the Source Wall, the bizarre barrier at the end of space. He should have known there’d be consequences – terrible ones! Kyle’s mind now contains the most dangerous secret in all of creation…and that secret is desperate to get out and get to Earth! Don’t miss the story that plants a crucial seed for the next GREEN LANTERN epic!

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #30

Written by JUSTIN JORDAN

Art by BRAD WALKER and DREW HENNESSY

On sale APRIL 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Kyle and the New Guardians are trapped between X’Hal and the Godkillers! Both have the power to destroy dozens of planets…so how does Kyle choose who to stop first?

RED LANTERNS #30

Written by CHARLES SOULE

Art and cover by ALESSANDRO VITTI

On sale APRIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Guy Gardner’s got a missing comrade, a red-ring-wielding Supergirl, and a deeply pissed-off Atrocitus to deal with! The last thing he needs is another new Red Lantern – especially when this one may be the deadliest Red to ever wear the ring! But whose side will this new Lantern join? And will Rankorr survive his close encounter with Atrocitus and Dex-Starr?

LARFLEEZE #10

Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS

Art by SCOTT KOLINS

Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM

On sale APRIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

It’s a dog-eat-dog world when “legendary” Green Lantern G’nort shows up to pick a bone with Larfleeze!

THE MOVEMENT #11

Written by GAIL SIMONE

Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II

Cover by RAYMUND BERMUDEZ

On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Virtue’s mysterious past is revealed! Plus, The Movement travels outside of Coral City for the first time to rescue their teammate Burden from his demonic brother!

ALL-STAR WESTERN #30

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art by STAZ JOHNSON

Backup art by JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ

Cover by DAN PANOSIAN

On sale APRIL 23 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

Now back in the Old West, Hex finds readjusting to his old life a bit more difficult than he expected – especially when he finds out that there’s a NEW Jonah Hex! Plus: This extra-sized issue features a back-up story drawn by the legendary Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez that introduces Madam 44 to The New 52!

SWAMP THING #30

Written by CHARLES SOULE

Art and cover by JESUS SAIZ

On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Alec Holland contemplates the Sureen’s offer to turn him human…but if he does accept, what happens to his almost all-powerful body? He and his warrior companion Capucine must travel to India to find the answers…and to get there, they’ll need help from Vandal Savage!

STORMWATCH #30

Written by STERLING GATES

Art and cover by JEREMY ROBERTS

On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • FINAL ISSUE

A “FUTURES END” prelude! The original Stormwatch team returns, as this story sets up the organization’s role in the future of the DC Universe!

TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #3

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL

Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT

On sale APRIL 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

Skitter finally returns to the team – and it’s perfect timing, because the Teen Titans are going to need all the power they can muster in this final battle against the man known as Harvest! Plus, the team must deal with the staggering betrayal by one of their own!

TEEN TITANS #30

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL

Art by TYLER KIRKHAM and ART THIBERT

Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT

1:25 MAD Variant cover

On sale APRIL 23 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

In the wake of FOREVER EVIL, The Titans return to learn that Harvest has grown more powerful in their absence! And with the body of Jon Lane Kent gone from its chamber, Harvest is marshaling all the resources of N.O.W.H.E.R.E. to get it back! All this and the return of Bunker and Beast Boy!

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11: LANTERN #1

Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER

Art by MARCIO TAKARA

Cover by CAT STAGGS

On sale APRIL 16 • 40 pg, FC, 1 of 4, $3.99 US RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

The Green Lantern ring for space sector 2813 was inactive for years after Krypton’s end, until the creation of the Argo colony recalled it to service. As none of Zod’s followers are suitable candidates, the ring’s search brings it to the nearest Kryptonian it can recruit! SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 continues in “Lantern” part 1 of 4!

BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #9

Written by KYLE HIGGINS and CHRISTOS N. GAGE

Art by THONY SILAS and DEXTER SOY

Cover by TREVOR McCARTHY

On sale APRIL 30 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

The epic “JUSTICE LORDS BEYOND” crossover starts here! Following the shocking events of BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #8, Wonder Woman is back! But where did she go? And why does she seem like she’s hiding something? Find out in the first part of a 4-part, world-spanning event in both “Batman Beyond” and “Justice League Beyond”!

HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #13

Written by DAN ABNETT

Art and cover by POP MHAN

On sale APRIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Before a new adventure begins, take a journey back 1,000 years to the reign of King Grayskull. Newly victorious over Hordak, it is a time of great victory and celebration for the King and Castle Grayskull stands in all of its regal glory. But an ominous prophecy weighs upon the crown, and sinister forces are already at work to see that it comes true.

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #12

Written by PETER MILLIGAN

Art by AGUSTIN PADILLA

Cover by ED BENES

On sale APRIL 30 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

Superman has always stood for “Truth, Justice, and the American Way,” but when a new vigilante known as the Demolisher starts cleaning up the streets of Metropolis in a way that Superman never could, the Man of Steel wonders if this new brand of hero is what his city truly needs.

INJUSTICE YEAR TWO #4

Written by TOM TAYLOR

Art by BRUNO REDONDO

Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK

On sale APRIL 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

With the Guardians concerned about Superman’s increasing dominance over Earth, Hal Jordan is called to Oa to discuss an intervention. But a recent revelation about the Guardians has left Hal’s loyalties divided. Jordan is beginning to doubt whether the Green Lantern Corps is truly the best force to protect Earth. Meanwhile, on Earth, a dark power is whispering dangerous ideas in Superman’s ear.

BATMAN ‘66 #10

Written by JEFF PARKER

Art by DAVID WILLIAMS, KELSEY SHANNON and ERIC WIGHT

Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED

On sale APRIL 30 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST

A snowstorm in Gotham City in the middle of summer? Only one man can be behind this: that frozen fiend Mr. Freeze. And Batgirl is back in another solo story, as she clashes with Cleopatra.

THE VAMPIRE DIARIES #4

Written by SEAN E. WILLIAMS and HEATHER NUHFER

Art by XERMANICO, ALAN QUAH and JASON GORDER

Cover by ALAN QUAH and JASON GORDER

On sale APRIL 2 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • DIGITAL FIRST

Don’t miss this special Bennett Witch issue! In “1969,” Grams reveals the story behind her first meeting with Stefan Salvatore – and her awakening as a force in the antiwar movement in Mystic Falls. Then, when Bonnie wasn’t visiting her boyfriend in Mystic Falls, she was learning more about her family’s powers…with devastating results!

SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED: A CRISIS OF IMAGINATION #4

Written by JOSH ELDER

Art and cover by ADAM ARCHER

1:10 DC Collectibles variant cover

On sale APRIL 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. See the order form for details.

As a crisis rages inside Batman’s mind, Maxwell and the Green Lantern Corps take the fight to the allied Yellow and Red Lantern Corps!

BATMAN AND ROBIN VOL. 4: REQUIEM FOR DAMIAN HC

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art by PATRICK GLEASON, MICK GRAY, CLIFF RICHARDS and MARK IRWIN

Cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY

On sale JUNE 4 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US

Spinning out from the tragic death of Damian Wayne in the pages of BATMAN, INCORPORATED, the Dark Knight attempts to cope with the death of not only his partner, Robin, the Boy Wonder, but also his son. Will he be able to deal with his grief on his own, or can he turn to his allies to help him through the pain? This new hardcover collects BATMAN AND ROBIN #18-23.

BATMAN: DETECTIVE COMICS VOL. 4 – THE WRATH HC

Written by JOHN LAYMAN and JAMES TYNION IV

Art by JASON FABOK, ANDY CLARKE, HENRIK JONSSON, JASON MASTERS, SCOT EATON, JAIME MENDOZA and JOSHUA WILLIAMSON

Cover by JASON FABOK

On sale JUNE 25 • 256 pg, FC, $24.99 US

The Caped Crusader is challenged by the mystery of the 900 in a special tale celebrating the 900th issue published of DETECTIVE COMICS! Plus, Batman faces two new foes: Emperor Penguin and the deadly vigilante known as The Wrath, a dark counterpart to the Dark Knight. Collects DETECTIVE COMICS #19-24 and DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #2.

BATMAN VOL. 3: DEATH OF THE FAMILY TP

Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV

Art by GREG CAPULLO, JONATHAN GLAPION and JOCK

Cover by GREG CAPULLO

On sale MAY 7 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US

After having his face sliced off, The Joker makes his horrifying return to Gotham City in this epic from issues #13-17 that shook Batman to his core! But even for a man who’s committed a lifetime of murder, he’s more dangerous than ever before. How can Batman protect his city and those he’s closest to?

BATGIRL VOL. 3: DEATH OF THE FAMILY TP

Written by GAIL SIMONE, RAY FAWKES and SCOTT SNYDER

Art by ED BENES, DANIEL SAMPERE, GREG CAPULLO, JULIUS GOPEZ and others

Cover by ED BENES

On sale MAY 21 • 224 pg, FC, $16.99 US

Batgirl stars in these epics from #14-19 of her monthly series, plus BATMAN #17, BATGIRL ANNUAL #1 and a story from YOUNG ROMANCE #1, all spinning out of “Death of the Family.” The Joker is back, and Barbara Gordon must confront her past as she deals with the crazed criminal responsible for crippling her. Plus, once the dust settles, Barbara must deal with her family demons as her psychotic brother James Jr. comes after her.

ALL-STAR WESTERN VOL. 4: GOLD STANDARD TP

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art by MORITAT and STAZ JOHNSON

Cover by HOWARD PORTER

On sale MAY 7 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US

In these tales from issues #17-21, when a strange man clad in gold with force fields, lasers and the ability to fly drops into the past, Jonah Hex’s mettle and grit will be tested as never before. And if the Old West was a challenge, how will Hex handle modern-day Gotham City?

SHAZAM! VOL. 1 TP

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art and cover by GARY FRANK

On sale MAY 28 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US

The World’s Mightiest Mortal is reborn in The New 52 in this incredible tale from JUSTICE LEAGUE #7-11, 0, 14-16 and 18-21! Young orphan Billy Batson has bounced from foster home to foster home, but when he’s drawn to the Rock of Eternity, he is imbued with powers beyond those of any mortal man! Can he learn how to handle those powers in time to defeat the villainous Black Adam?

GREEN LANTERN: LIGHTS OUT HC

Written by ROBERT VENDITTI, CHARLES SOULE, VAN JENSEN and JUSTIN JORDAN

Art by BILLY TAN, ALESSANDRO VITTI, BERNARD CHANG, BRAD WALKER, SEAN CHEN and others

Cover by SEAN CHEN

On sale JUNE 18 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US

In this epic event from GREEN LANTERN #24, GREEN LANTERN CORPS #24, GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #23-24, RED LANTERNS #24, GREEN LANTERN ANNUAL #2 and GREEN LANTERN #23.1: RELIC, Relic has arrived! The lights of the Lanterns are fading as the emotional spectrum is being drained. It’s up to Hal and the Green Lanterns to rally the Corps if they are going to survive!

AQUAMAN VOL. 3: THRONE OF ATLANTIS TP

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art by IVAN REIS, JOE PRADO, PAUL

PELLETIER, PETE WOODS, PERE PEREZ and others

Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO

On sale MAY 14 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US

Aquaman, who long ago lost contact with his people, must watch as armies emerge from the sea to attack the surface world. The Justice League answers the call to defend the shores from the invading Atlantean horde. But whose side is Aquaman on? With his brother Orm at the head of the undersea army, will Aquaman stand with his Earth-bound super team or his own people? Find out in this exciting title collecting AQUAMAN #0 and 14-16 and JUSTICE LEAGUE #15-17.

CATWOMAN VOL. 4: GOTHAM UNDERGROUND TP

Written by ANN NOCENTI

Art by RAFA SANDOVAL, JORDI

TARRAGONA, CHRISTIAN DUCE, GEORGES JEANTY and others

Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO

On sale MAY 28 • 224 pg, FC, 17.99 US

After being robbed time and time again by Catwoman, The Penguin has decided to wage war against the thieving antihero. But he isn’t the only one after her. Someone named The Joker’s Daughter is after Catwoman. Who is she, and why has she come to Gotham City? Don’t miss these stories from CATWOMAN #20-24 and 26, CATWOMAN ANNUAL #1 and BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #23.4: JOKER’S DAUGHTER.

THE MOVEMENT VOL. 1: CLASS WARFARE TP

Written by GAIL SIMONE

Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II

Cover by AMANDA CONNER

On sale MAY 21 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

In these stories from THE MOVEMENT #1-8, the young heroes of The Movement rise up to take back the dirty streets of Coral City. But when one of their own is captured by the police, it’s Coral City’s finest against the citizens they have neglected to protect.

RED LANTERNS VOL. 4: BLOOD BROTHERS TP

Written by CHARLES SOULE, ROBERT VENDITTI, VAN JENSEN and JUSTIN JORDAN

Art by ALESSANDRO VITTI and others

Cover by ALESSANDRO VITTI

On sale MAY 28 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US

Hal recruits Guy for an impossible mission: to spy on the Red Lantern Corps from within. But when the red ring takes hold of Guy again, it takes everything in him not to lose himself. Collects RED LANTERNS #21-26, and GREEN LANTERN ANNUAL #2.

BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT VOL. 2 TP

Written by JEFF PARKER, ROB WILLIAMS, MICHAEL AVON OEMING, JOE HARRIS, PAUL TOBIN, RICARDO SANCHEZ, CHRISTOS GAGE, RAY FAWKES and DAVID TISCHMAN

Art by MICHAEL AVON OEMING, GABRIEL HARDMAN, JUAN JOSE RYP, JASON MASTERS, TRADD MOORE, SERGIO SANDOVAL, JHEREMY RAAPACK, STEPHANE ROUX, CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY

Cover by GUILLEM MARCH

On sale MAY 14 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US

A diverse roster of comics writers and artists contribute their visions of Batman to this second LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT collection, with stories from issues #6-10 of the digital-first series!

BATMAN/DEATHBLOW: AFTER THE FIRE TP

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO

Art by LEE BERMEJO, TIM BRADSTREET and others

Cover by LEE BERMEJO

On sale MAY 21 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US

The Dark Knight faces the daunting task of finishing a job that someone else started but — for reasons that remain a mystery — refused to finish. That someone was Michael Cray. It’s a tale of secret agents, double agents and a charismatic madman with a fiery, lethal touch. Collecting the original 3-issue miniseries!

THE AUTHORITY VOL. 1 TP

Written by WARREN ELLIS and MARK MILLAR

Art by BRYAN HITCH, FRANK QUITELY and others

Cover by BRYAN HITCH and PAUL NEARY

On sale MAY 14 • 296 pg, FC, $19.99 US

In these tales from THE AUTHORITY #1-12, the team battles a nation of super-powered terrorists and stops an invasion from a parallel world! And then, a godlike invader returns to Earth after eons in exile.

BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM – LIVING HELL DELUXE EDITION HC

Written by DAN SLOTT

Art by RYAN SOOK, WADE VON GRAWBADGER and JIM ROYAL

Cover by RYAN SOOK

On sale JUNE 4 • 160 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $22.99 US

ARKHAM ASYLUM: LIVING HELL examines the dark underbelly of Gotham City’s notorious “House of Madness!” Warren White, one of Gotham’s most successful financiers, thought he could beat his jail rap by pleading insanity. Now he’s finding out why you don’t cop an insanity plea in Gotham! Expect appearances by Batman, The Joker, Two-Face, Poison Ivy, Killer Croc, and the rest of Arkham’s regulars — plus the debut of several new Rogues! Collecting the edgy 6-issue miniseries in hardcover for the first time!

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US VOL. 2 HC

Written by TOM TAYLOR

Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK, MIKE S. MILLER, TOM DERENICK and others

Game art cover

On sale JUNE 25 • 224 pg, FC, $19.99 US

From the ashes of Metropolis come Superman and the JLA’s newest ally: Lex Luthor! Against all odds, he’s not only survived but now embraces Superman’s goals. Of course, Lex has his own ideas for how to create a better world. The Man of Steel trusts him, but can the rest of his allies be so sure? Collecting INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #7-12 and ANNUAL #1!

WORLD OF WARCRAFT: DARK RIDERS TP

Written by MIKE COSTA

Art by NEIL GOOGE

Cover by SAMWISE DIDIER and ALEX HORLEY

On sale MAY 7 • 144 pg, FC, $16.99 US

In this original WORLD OF WARCRAFT graphic novel, a stalwart mage searches for a powerful artifact, stolen by Dark Riders, only to find his son accused of murder. A righteous priest, driven by a mysterious fervor, investigates a savage Wolf Cult. As the paths of these two men cross, a fantastic adventure emerges! Supported by a cast of brave heroes, the two find out just how dangerous the wolf cult and dark riders are.

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPER FRIENDS VOL. 1 TP

Written by E. NELSON BRIDWELL and others

Art by RIC ESTRADA, RAMONA FRADON and others

Cover by ALEX TOTH

On sale MAY 21 • 448 pg, B&W, $19.99 US

Don’t miss these tales based on the hit animated TV series “Super Friends,” from issues #1-34! Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Green Arrow and other heroes battle The Riddler, the Time Trapper and others in these all-ages stories.

THE SPECTRE VOL. 1: CRIMES AND JUDGMENTS TP

Written by JOHN OSTRANDER

Art and cover by TOM MANDRAKE

On sale MAY 14 • 320 pg, FC, $19.99 US

In these tales from THE SPECTRE #1-12, detective Jim Corrigan tries to end his mission as The Spectre. But the grisly crimes of a serial killer pull him back into the battle for justice – and send him on a trip to hell! Plus, Madame Xanadu tries to help Corrigan – but her help may lead one of them to suicide.

GRAPHIC INK: THE DC COMICS ART OF FRANK QUITELY HC

Written by Various

Art and cover by FRANK QUITELY

On sale JUNE 18 • 368 pg, FC, 8.625” x 11.625”, $39.99 US

Retailers: Some of this material was originally solicited to appear in the cancelled VERTIGO VISIONS: FRANK QUITELY HC.

Frank Quitely’s finely detailed artwork has been gracing the pages of DC comic books since he the 1990s. Quitely quickly earned a name for himself illustrating fellow Scotsman Grant Morrison’s FLEX MENTALLO, JLA EARTH 2, as well as Neil Gaiman’s SANDMAN: ENDLESS NIGHTS. This title collects all of Quitely’s Paradox BIG BOOK stories, his ALL-STAR SUPERMAN and BATMAN & ROBIN covers and much, much more!

WATCHMEN INTERNATIONAL EDITION TP NEW EDITION

Written by ALAN MOORE

Art and cover by DAVE GIBBONS

On sale MAY 7 • 448 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Don’t miss this new edition of the

WATCHMEN INTERNATIONAL EDITION! The story begins as a murder-mystery and quickly unfolds into a planet-altering conspiracy as these unlikely heroes – Rorschach, Nite Owl, Silk Spectre, Dr. Manhattan and Ozymandias – must test the limits of their convictions and ask themselves where the true line is between good and evil. The original, epic story is collected here with a new cover, sketches, bonus material and an introduction by artist Dave Gibbons.

WATCHMEN TP NEW EDITION

Written by ALAN MOORE

Art and cover by DAVE GIBBONS

On sale MAY 7 • 448 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Don’t miss this new edition of WATCHMEN! The story begins as a murder-mystery and quickly unfolds into a planet-altering conspiracy as these unlikely heroes – Rorschach, Nite Owl, Silk Spectre, Dr. Manhattan and Ozymandias – must test the limits of their convictions and ask themselves where the true line is between good and evil. The original, epic story is collected here with a new cover, sketches, bonus material and an introduction by artist Dave Gibbons.

TEEN TITANS GO! #3

Written by AMY WOLFRAM and RICARDO SANCHEZ

Art by JORGE CORONA and BEN BATES

Cover by DAN HIPP

On sale APRIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

The Teen Titans know how to throw hat parties and meatball parties! But can they throw a regular old “Party Party”? Plus, when Cyborg is named CEO of the Silicon Valley startup “ChirpFolio,” he hires the Titans as his employees! Cyborg is out to show the world that ChirpFolio is the next big thing! But…what is it that this company does, anyway?

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #44

Written by MATT MANNING

Art by ROBERT POPE and SCOTT McRAE

Cover by SCOTT NEELY

On sale APRIL 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

The gang is trying to take a nice, peaceful vacation at an island resort, but the Jabberwocky infestation at the nature preserve next door isn’t making that easy! Shaggy and Scooby could be scared off by red-eyed monsters with lion-like paws, unless Velma’s keen eye for clues puts an end to the mysterious beasts!

MAD MAGAZINE #527

Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS

On sale APRIL 23 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US

Hey, here’s a question: If April showers bring May flowers, what do April MAD Magazines bring? On second thought, don’t answer that!

LOONEY TUNES #218

Written by MARV WOLFMAN

Art and cover by WALTER CARZON and HORACIO OTTOLINI

On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

Daffy Duck is sure he’d give the best-ever rendition of his pal Porky’s famous “Th-th-that’s all, folks!” Could he be too good at it, though? We’ll find out when the director gives him his big break!

THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #3

Written by NEIL GAIMAN

Art by J.H. WILLIAMS III

Cover A by J.H. WILLIAMS III

Cover B by DAVE McKEAN

1:100 B&W Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III

1:200 B&W Variant cover by DAVE McKEAN

On sale APRIL 30 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Retailers: This issue will ship with five covers. Please see the order form for more information.

The armies of the night are gathering. The universe is beginning its final dance. Morpheus, far from home, walks the path of madness, accompanied only by himself.

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

VERTIGO QUARTERLY: CYAN #1

Stories and art by JOCK, FABIO MOON, JAMES TYNION IV and MARTIN MORAZZO, ROBERT RODI and JAVIER FERNANDEZ, AMY CHU, JOE KEATINGE, CRIS PETER, SHAUN SIMON and TONY AKINS and others

Design cover

On sale APRIL 30 • 80 pg, FC, $7.99 US • MATURE READERS

The four colors that are the basis of comics coloring serve as the jumping-off point for creators to push the boundaries of short graphic fiction in the new VERTIGO QUARTERLY: CMYK series. Starting with stunningly simple, bold covers, CMYK will defy all conventions of traditional comics anthologies. The unifying color could suggest a mood, a plot point, a coloring technique – limited only by the imagination of the fantastic creators we’ve lined up. And starting with CYAN, we have tales by some of the best talents in comics – a who’s who of creative minds. Jock, Fabio Moon, James Tynion IV, Robert Rodi, Shaun Simon, Amy Chu, Joe Keatinge, Cris Peter, Tony Akins and more will take on the challenge of telling compelling stories that scream cool “blue.” VERTIGO QUARTERLY: CMYK will continue through 2014 with MAGENTA in summer, YELLOW in fall and finally BLACK in winter. Be prepared to see color as only Vertigo can deliver!

AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SECOND CYCLE #2

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

On sale APRIL 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Pearl has made The Preston House a place of peace. But when something comes to threaten that peace, she’ll do anything to protect her young strays. The blockbuster return of AMERICAN VAMPIRE continues here!

ASTRO CITY #11

Written by KURT BUSIEK

Art by BRENT ANDERSON

Cover by ALEX ROSS

On sale APRIL 9 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

When you’re the Silver Adept, one of Astro City’s newest and most powerful mystic heroes, your life is full of magic, battle, demons, apocalypses and more. When you’re the Adept’s personal assistant, though, life gets really weird. A look at the woman behind the hero. Plus: sushi.

COFFIN HILL VOL. 1: FOREST OF THE NIGHT TP

Written by CAITLIN KITTREDGE

Art by INAKI MIRANDA

Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

On sale MAY 14 • 160 pg, FC, $9.99 US

Years after a tragic night of sex, drugs and witchcraft in the woods, Eve Coffin returns to Coffin Hill, only to discover the darkness that she unleashed ten years ago was never contained. Don’t miss the first COFFIN HILL collection with issues #1-7 of the acclaimed new series!

COFFIN HILL #7

Written by CAITLIN KITTREDGE

Guest art by STEPHEN SADOWSKI and MARK FARMER

Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

On sale APRIL 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Travel back to the 1950s to witness another fateful night in the Coffin Hill Woods – a night that young Ellie Coffin might not survive! Lost, alone and haunted by the spirits that dwell in the forest, Ellie must find her way home before sunrise or stay trapped with the ghosts of Coffin Hill. Guest artists Stephen Sadowski (FAIREST) and Mark Farmer (FABLES: WEREWOLVES OF THE HEARTLAND) join writer Caitlin Kittredge for this stand-alone story!

FAIREST #25

Written by MARC ANDREYKO

Art by SHAWN McMANUS

Cover by ADAM HUGHES

On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

“OF MEN AND MICE” barrels toward its epic conclusion in this penultimate chapter! The secrets of the mice/men hybrids are revealed! Cindy and the man responsible for it all return to Fabletown just in time for...chaos? Spies, intrigue, murder, and more rodents than a New York City subway tunnel!

FAIREST VOL. 3: RETURN OF THE MAHARAJA TP

Written by SEAN E. WILLIAMS

Art by STEPHEN SADOWSKI, PHIL JIMENEZ and others

Cover by ADAM HUGHES

On sale MAY 28 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS

In this title collecting FAIREST #15-20, when young Nalayani seeks the help of the Maharaja to save her humble village, she uncovers a secret that could change the Fables Universe forever: the still alive but thought long dead Prince Charming!

FABLES #140

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM

Art by STEVE LEIALOHA

Cover by NIMIT MALAVIA

On sale APRIL 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

What do a devious Celtic beauty, a deadly white flute, a tiny gold harp and two green Scottish dogs have in common? Find out in the conclusion of “The Boys in the Band,” illustrated by artist extraordinaire Steve Leialoha.

FBP: FEDERAL BUREAU OF PHYSICS #9

Written by SIMON OLIVER

Art by ROBBI RODRIGUEZ

Cover by NATHAN FOX

On sale APRIL 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

After a beautiful moment is shattered, Rosa and Adam get to see firsthand why Nakeet is known as the strangest town north of the 48.

DEAD BOY DETECTIVES #5

Written by TOBY LITT

Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and GARY ERSKINE

Cover by MARK BUCKINGHAM

On sale APRIL 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Back at her parents’ swanky house, after causing the destruction at St. Hilarion’s, Crystal bonds with Charles over a high tech investigation of his mysterious family history. Feeling distinctly unwanted, Edwin huffs off to begin his very own investigation – of the spooky, cat-infested house across the way. What he finds there is a portal into his own past that will turn his whole world upside-down.

DMZ DELUXE EDITION BOOK 2 HC

Written by BRIAN WOOD

Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI, NATHAN FOX, DANIJEL ZEZELJ and others

Cover by BRIAN WOOD

On sale JUNE 11 • 384 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $29.99 US • MATURE READERS

In these stories from DMZ #13-28, Matty heads undercover to infiltrate a terrorist cell, interviews an enlisted U.S. soldier who’s found guilty of a massacre, and turns his attention to several locals: a guerilla artist, a former ally who’s now worse off than a homeless person, and the powerful head of an organization within the DMZ.

EX MACHINA BOOK TWO TP

Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

Art by TONY HARRIS, CHRIS SPROUSE and others

Cover by TONY HARRIS

On sale MAY 21 • 272 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS

In this new title featuring issues #12-20 of the hit series along with EX MACHINA SPECIAL #1-2, Mayor Mitchell Hundred must make a difficult decision about his own future, becomes part of a shocking trial complicated by the unexpected arrival of an all-new super hero, and leaves New York City for the first time since his election to embark on a strange adventure.

SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING BOOK 6 TP

Written by ALAN MOORE

Art by RICK VEITCH, STEVEN BISSETTE and

others • Cover by JOHN TOTLEBEN

On sale MAY 7 • 208 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS

This hardcover collection of issues #57-64 of SWAMP THING begins across the galaxy, where the Swamp Thing’s consciousness has been hurled. Trying to find his way back to Earth, Swamp Thing stops over on Thanagar, home of Hawkman; Rann, home of Adam Strange; and encounters the Green Lantern of a world of sentient plants.

TRILLIUM #8

Written by JEFF LEMIRE

Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE

On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, 8 of 8, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

What is Nika’s ultimate destiny? And what role will William play in the survival of humankind? Can they finally be reunited before the universe unravels all around them? Vertigo’s sci-fi epic reaches its mindbending conclusion.

THE ROYALS: MASTERS OF WAR #3

Written by ROB WILLIAMS

Art and cover by SIMON COLEBY

On sale APRIL 2 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

1942. The Battle of Midway rages and The Royals are in its midst, fighting for control of the Pacific. Henry and Arthur find themselves cast as heroes alongside the newsreel-manufactured American super team “The Allies.” But how long can they stomach the killing and how long can Arthur stomach the commoners? Meanwhile, members of the Japanese Royal Family create water giants to smash American destroyers in two, and whispers swirl that The Emperor Jimmu is with his fleet – a power none can defeat.

THE WAKE #8

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art by SEAN MURPHY

Cover by ANDREW ROBINSON

On sale APRIL 30 • 32 pg, 8 of 10, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

They say don’t go in the ocean. There are monsters out there. Terrible secrets in the deep. But Leeward isn’t scared of any of that, because the thing she’s running from on land is much, much worse…

THE UNWRITTEN: APOCALYPSE #4

Written by MIKE CAREY

Art by PETER GROSS

Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU

On sale APRIL 16 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

“War Stories,” part 3 of 3. Sometimes the closest thing you can find to a friend is your enemy’s enemy. But when Tom tries to enlist the help of Madame Rausch, he discovers that she’s already fighting a war of her own.

GODZILLA HC

IN THEATERS MAY 16, 2014!

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Written by MAX BORENSTEIN and GREG BORENSTEIN

Art by ERIC BATTLE, YVEL GUICHET, ALAN QUAH and LEE LOUGHRIDGE

Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS

On sale MAY 7 • 72 pg, FC, $19.99 US

In May 2014, audiences will witness the epic rebirth of the King of Monsters as Legendary and Warner Bros. bring Godzilla to the big screen. To pave the way for the iconic creature’s return, Legendary Comics is proud to present the official Godzilla graphic novel!

Delve into an incredible mystery, generations in the making. At the dawn of the atomic age, humanity awakens lifeforms beyond imagination, unleashing monumental forces of nature. This explosive, larger-than-life adventure is the perfect way for fans to experience the new Godzilla before seeing it in theaters.

BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY CLAYFACE DELUXE ACTION FIGURE

The monstrous Clayface can take any shape—including that of an awesome action figure like this all-new one based on the villain's appearance from the best-selling video game Batman: Arkham City.

Clayface comes with accessories and two interchangeable arms.

$99.95 US • On Sale July 2014 * Allocations May Occur

POWERGIRL & HUNTRESS ACTION FIGURE 2-PACK

The Worlds' Finest team of Earth 2 burst from the pages of their comic book series and onto your display case with these articulated action figures based on the designs from their monthly series.

POWERGIRL - 6.75"

HUNTRESS - 6.75"

$44.95 US • On Sale July 2014 * Allocations May Occur

INJUSTICE: BATMAN & THE JOKER 3.75" ACTION FIGURE 2-PACK

The Dark Knight faces off against his greatest adversary with this special action figure 2-pack of Batman and The Joker based on their designs from the best-selling video game Injustice: Gods Among Us.

$29.95 US • On Sale July 2014 * Allocations May Occur

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS: RED HOOD, ARSENAL & STARFIRE ACTION FIGURES

From the designs seen in DC Comics RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS, come the next wave of action figures from DC Collectibles. Renegade ex-Robin Jason Todd, exiled Tamaranian princess Starfire and disavowed Green Arrow protege Roy Harper all unite to take on whatever this or any other planet has to throw at them.

ARSENAL - 6.75"

STARFIRE - 6.6"

RED HOOD - 6.75" (DIGITAL SCULPT SHOWN)

EACH FIGURE SOLD SEPARATELY

* Action Figures * $24.95 US • On Sale July 2014 * Allocations May Occur

DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS STARGIRL STATUE

DESIGNED BY ANT LUCIA

SCULPTED BY TIM MILLER

The line of striking stylized statues of the most popular female heroes and villains of the DC Universe modeled after the pin-ups of the 1940’s continues with teenage super heroine Stargirl!

Limited Edition of 5,200

Measures Approximately 9.7" Tall

$124.95 US • On Sale July 2014 * Allocations May Occur

BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM HARLEY QUINN

SCULPTED BY JACK MATHEWS

Laughter may be the best medicine, but with this caregiver you just might die laughing. Based on her Nurse's Costume from the best-selling video game Batman: Arkham Asylum, Harley Quinn's ready to deliver doses of maniacal medicine.

Limited Edition of 5,200

Measures Approximately 9.5" Tall

$124.95 US • On Sale July 2014 * Allocations May Occur

BATMAN UTILITY BELT PROP REPLICA

The Dark Knight has everything he needs to fight for justice in his infamous utility belt. Now, you can be as prepared as the Caped Crusader himself with your very own BATMAN UTILITY BELT PROP REPLICA!

$299.95 US • On Sale July 2014 * Allocations May Occur

BATMAN BLACK & WHITE BATMAN BY JAE LEE STATUE

BASED ON THE DESIGNS OF JAE LEE

SCULPTED BY JONATHAN MATTHEWS

The Dark Knight smashes out of his best-selling series BATMAN/SUPERMAN and into your home with this stunning statue designed by artist Jae Lee!

Limited Edition of 5,200

Measures Approximately 7.8" Tall

$79.95 US • On Sale July 2014 * Allocations May Occur

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Posted by Icarusflies

Hm. Lot of series ending. I wonder what will replace them.

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Posted by mikep12

Aquaman and the others YES!

Edited by dagmar_merrill

Not very exciting.

Posted by Paul2814

Cyborg? Shazam? Why the week delay?

Posted by mksystem74

So Tynion is taking over Nightwing, I might continue with it then since I enjoyed Talon.

Posted by Paul2814
Posted by Sawcesome

BAH GAWD.

Posted by Nightwing_Beyond

Hmmm... Nightwing is ending, Wally West is returning... Wait a minute! Could it be?! If Dick Grayson needs a new book then... I guess he'll just have to be roomies with his old friend Wally since Dick didn't like his roommates in his own title. Oh, and those of you thinking that it's blood on the cover on issue #30 don't worry, it is only Kool-Aid.

P.S. I'm not ashamed to admit that the Jae Lee Batman statue made me salivate a little more than usual. Hopefully we'll see @g_man demo it in one of his Sunday figure/statue image galleries in the upcoming months:)

Posted by Pyro_Jack

Already afraid of what they'll do with Batman and Wonder Woman...

Posted by ColaNicole

So Doomsday's gonna have like a crossover arc I assume? And at least we know why Supes isn't on the League.

Posted by mksystem74
@paul2814 said:

@mksystem74: It's the final issue.

wow, didnt notice that for some reason. Sucks Higgins just couldnt finish up. I guess all these final issues mans I can get some other things now.

Posted by KaliboooStew

The only thing I really care about on here is the Trillium conclusion.

Posted by Ashr

Batman Eternal - Is this the replacement title for Batman: Dark Knight?

Justice League - Solicit sounds interesting...

Secret Origins - Worth a look I think

Superman/Wonderwoman - Tony S. Daniels already gone?.....sigh

Batman - Remains top-notch Bat title

The Wake - Snyder/Murphy have done excellent job

Trillium - I wonder how this story will end

Detective Comics - Hmm, Brian Buccelato is the new writer?

Green Arrow - Outsiders War has been great so far

Superman Unchained - Does this mean the end of Snyder/Lee as creative team?

Sandman Overture - Release schedule will probably cause me to wait for the TPB

Posted by darkrider

goodbye nightwing

Posted by SandMan_

Looks like Doomsday has some role to play in the books soon...Why does Superman look like a vampire in that cover of SM/WW?

Posted by daredevil21134

Man i'm not hyped about anything

Posted by G_Money_Christmas

Might get Secret Origins. I might also check out Detective Comics now that Francis is taking over.

@g_man Is Batman Eternal a 4 issue limited series? Or is it a new ongoing that's just going to come the first 4 weeks then monthly?

Edited by ArturoCalaKayVee

Man i'm not hyped about anything

Same. I was so anxious and excited to see the solicitations for this month thinking April would bring some exciting new changes but holy crap what a flop. Maybe we'll have to wait until the May ones...

Posted by comicbookfan93

So Nightwing is ending now I'm VERY worried

Posted by The Poet

Hm. Lot of series ending. I wonder what will replace them.

yeah. I wonder as well...

I'll have to revisit the items on my pull list shortly with titles like Nightwing ending.

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Edited by fables87

Wonder Woman, Fairest, Fables, Sandman, and Unwritten for me :D

Edited by spinningbirdcake

@g_man Is Batman Eternal a 4 issue limited series? Or is it a new ongoing that's just going to come the first 4 weeks then monthly?

It's a new weekly series.

Posted by Nahuel

Batman! Batman! Batman! >_<

My wallet! T.T

Edited by 2cool4fun

Wait so Hercules is going to become Aquaman's villain? And Aquaman & the Others is only a prelude to future end, or is it going to become it's own thing after that as an ongoing?

Man superman unchained 9 & superman 30 piss me off. Unchained pisses me off cause it reminds me of how lazy Jim Lee is. And superman pisses me off cause lobdel is still on it...GOD DAMN IT!!

Btw, another time travel story with the flash? Really, we all know that Bart is from the future okay, but Wally should stay from the present...

Posted by Transformers1024

Tynion is writing the LAST ISSUE of Nightwing? Looks like Dick Grayson is getting killed off...

Posted by DrellAssassin

Jae Lee back on Batman/Superman? I might have to pick that series back up.

Posted by Paul2814

Green Lantern has been so bad I can't even be pumped for The Flash and the return of Wally West. Venditti's writing is just boring!

Edited by MadeinBangladesh

APRIL is gonna be a busy month

...and are you kidding me??? ZERO YEAR is still not OVER!?!?!? When is that boring-ass arc gonna end?

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Posted by anandak47

As much as I loved Superman Unchained, i hope this cancellation leads to titles for other characters who deserve the spotlight like Shazam, Cyborg, The Metal Men, Doom Patrol etc. Exciting times for DC fans.

Posted by manwithoutshame

all these titles getting canceled and somehow Batwing and All-Star Western just keep on truckin'

Edited by Deadpool_9

Nightwing and Suicide Squad ending! This really bums me out.

Posted by Lvenger

Well I'll start on a positive note, Wonder Woman looks absolutely fan-bleeding-tastic! Chiang's cover is utterly gorgeous and Azzarello is going to shake things up even more in Wonder Woman by bringing back the Amazons under the command of Diana as the God of War. I cannot wait for that series! Similarly, Justice League United looks like an awesome team book for a change with a diverse roster, great sci fi premise and excellent creative team behind it. I'm definitely picking this one up.

However, it doesn't seem like DC are dropping many bombshells here. They've hyped up things up by keeping the solicits back but have yet to hit people with the major reveals yet. That's not a good move for DC. Finally, as a Superman fan, I'm very disappointed that Unchained is ending with Snyder and Lee's arc. With a consistent creative team and the right direction, we could have had another quality Superman series on our hands yet we're left with the rubbish that is Scott Lobdell despoiling the quality of Superman in his writing. That's simply not on to lose a great creative team for a sloppy one stays. Oh well, at least there's Action Comics to tide me over in the meantime. Pak seems to be keeping things interesting there.

Posted by The Stegman

I am literally buying 99% of everything listed here

Edited by Maddpanda531

Oh, thank god...Eternal is 2.99

Posted by Kiara

In april Doomsday appears in three comics about Superman!Will be interesting to see how Superman his will win.

Posted by johnny_spam

Dick Grayson should have stayed as the secondary Batman it seems DC doesn't let the character settle into anything.

Edited by saoakden

I am excited for April. Looking forward to Justice League, I figure an Injustice League ongoing would begin but it's the next Justice League story. Shame to see Nightwing go. But I have one question....

WHY IS SUPERMAN UNCHAINED ENDING????????? THAT BOOK IS FREAKING AWESOME!!!!! WHY ARE THEY ENDING SUCH A GREAT BOOK??? SUPERMAN UNCHAINED IS MY FAVORITE ONGOING SERIES STARING SUPERMAN (Whose my favorite character of all time), MY FAVORITE ONGOING SOLO SERIES, MY FAVORITE SERIES AT DC ATM.

Is there a upcoming Superman event dealing with Doomsday in the works? If there is cool. Its interesting to see the Solicits mention Doomsday so many times. Can the Batman/Superman get a couple variants with Earth-2 Superman and Batman? The Earth 2 Batman costume is awesome to look at.

Posted by anandak47

that Bats/Supes cover by Jae Lee is insane!!!!!!

Edited by PapiNacho

@saoakden said:

I am excited for April. Looking forward to Justice League, I figure an Injustice League ongoing would begin but it's the next Justice League story. Shame to see Nightwing go. But I have one question....

WHY IS SUPERMAN UNCHAINED ENDING????????? THAT BOOK IS FREAKING AWESOME!!!!! WHY ARE THEY ENDING SUCH A GREAT BOOK??? SUPERMAN UNCHAINED IS MY FAVORITE ONGOING SERIES STARING SUPERMAN (Whose my favorite character of all time), MY FAVORITE ONGOING SOLO SERIES, MY FAVORITE SERIES AT DC ATM.

Is there a upcoming Superman event dealing with Doomsday in the works? If there is cool. Its interesting to see the Solicits mention Doomsday so many times. Can the Batman/Superman get a couple variants with Earth-2 Superman and Batman? The Earth 2 Batman costume is awesome to look at.

Know that feel bro. :(

Posted by ClawFist

Well I'm bummed to see StormWatch ending, but at least we get the original New 52 version of the team. I remember reading all the way to the mini-reboot and I was not happy. The solicit also feels promising for the WildStorm Universe. I hope it doesn't just up and disappear cause I loved the WildStorm U.

Edited by MaccyD

Is Larfleeze being cancelled, anyone know?

Edited by RulerOfThisUniverse

Way too much stuff ending.

Edited by Deadknight
RAGDOLL RETURNS!

Posted by TheFirstLantern

Why Tony Daniel gone? New Guardians Annual seems interesting. I am pumped for post forever evil. Looks like we have to wait till Feb 14 or so for May Solicits too see what replaces what. Definelty buying a lot of this. Now need to see how many titles i can afford alongside marvel/image/idw.

Posted by batmannflash

April looks like a great month!

Posted by Jonny_Anonymous

I hope Stormwatch gets relaunched as as the Authority

Posted by anandak47

@thefirstlantern: Tony Daniel said on Twitter that he would be skipping one issue. He will be back for the next issue.

Posted by AllStarSuperman

Smallville Green Lanterns!!!!!!!!!

Posted by EnigmaLantern

Secret Origins, Superman Unchained issue 9 (hallelujah), Action Comics, Sinestro, Green Lantern New Guardians are the ones I'm looking most forward to.

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