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New TBU Trade and Graphic Novel Advance Solicitations


DC has released some advanced solicitations for Batman-related graphic novels and trade releases that will be available throughout the months of October and November of 2015.  Several of these are for collected editions of current and former New 52 ongoing titles (Batman & Robin Vol. 7 HC and Earth 2 Vol. 6 HC, ) as well as other collected editions from either outside the New 52 line or from comics that predate the New 52 (Batman Adventures Vol. 3 TPB, Birds of Prey Vol. 1, TPB, Injustice God’s Among Us Year Two Vol. 2 TPB).  These solicitations also include collected editions of all of the Convergence event titles including the 9-issue main series and all of the 2-issue titles as well, with various TBU Convergence titles being included alongside other Convergence titles.

 

Also, worthy of note to TBU fans are a new TPB edition of Teen Titans Earth One and new TPB collections of Batman: The Road to No Man’s Land Vol. 1 and Batman: War Games Vol. 1.  Also included in these solicitations are Batman: Arkham – Two Face collecting the greatest Two Face stories from various titles (DETECTIVE COMICS #66, 68, 80, and 513, BATMAN #234, 346, 410 and 411, WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #173, BATMAN: TWO-FACE #1, BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN #11, BATMAN CHRONICLES #8, THE JOKER’S ASYLUM: TWO-FACE #1 and BATMAN AND ROBIN #23.1: TWO-FACE.) and Catwoman: A Celebration of 75 Years a collection of the best stories of Selina Kyle in celebration of her 75th anniversary.

 

Lastly, for $75.00, TBU fans can own the new Batman: The Golden Age Omnibus which is billed as collecting all of the original stories which created and defined the Batman mythos including DETECTIVE COMICS #27-56 and BATMAN #1-7 which contain the origin of the Dark Knight, as well as the debuts of Robin, Commissioner Gordon, Professor Hugo Strange, The Joker, Catwoman and more.  The full list of advanced solicitations for TBU October and November 2015 can be found below.

 

CONVERGENCE HC
Written by JEFF KING, SCOTT LOBDELL and DAN JURGENS
Art by ETHAN VAN SCIVER, CARLO PAGULAYAN, STEPHEN SEGOVIA, ANDY KUBERT, AARON LOPRESTI and others
Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
On sale OCTOBER 7 • 320 pg, FC, $29.99 US
Where do worlds go when they die? The earthquakes felt round the Multiverse, Superman’s lost days after “Doomed,” the world’s end—all these points will converge as the history of the DC Universe is spun from the perspective of a mad god and his arrogant child. The biggest story in DC history ties into literally every DC story ever told—and it all begins here. Kingdom Come, Red Son, Wild West Justice League, Captain Carrot and the Zoo Crew—all the worlds of the DC Universe can still be found on Telos. This new mega-event from the issues #0-8 of the CONVERGENCE weekly series brings together heroes and villains from DC Comics’ history.

 

CONVERGENCE: ZERO HOUR BOOK ONE TP
Written by JUSTIN GRAY, CHRISTY MARX, RON MARZ, FRANK TIERI and FABIAN NICIEZA
Art by RON RANDALL, RAGS MORALES, CLAUDE ST-AUBIN, MIKE MANLEY, TOM MANDRAKE and KARL MOLINE
Cover by TBD
On sale OCTOBER 7 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US
This CONVERGENCE collection stars Green Arrow, Superboy, Catwoman the Suicide Squad and many more, as they fight in a gladiator-style competition to see which worlds will live…and which will perish! This book also addresses dangling plot threads from the 1990s that involve Green Arrow, Connor Hawke and Justice League International. Collects CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #1-2,
CONVERGENCE: CATWOMAN #1-2, CONVERGENCE: SUPERBOY #1-2, CONVERGENCE: GREEN ARROW #1-2 and CONVERGENCE: SUICIDE SQUAD #1-2.

 

CONVERGENCE: ZERO HOUR BOOK TWO TP
Written by LOUISE SIMONSON, LARRY HAMA, KEITH GIFFEN and TONY BEDARD
Art by JUNE BRIGMAN, PHILIP TAN, TIMOTHY GREEN II, CLIFF RICHARDS, RON WAGNER and others
Cover by TBD
On sale OCTOBER 7 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US
This CONVERGENCE collection stars Batman, Aquaman, Green Lantern and many more, and includes the miniseries SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL #1-2, BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #1-2, SUPERGIRL: MATRIX #1-2, AQUAMAN #1-2 and GREEN LANTERN/PARALLAX #1-2.

 

CONVERGENCE: CRISIS BOOK ONE TP
Written by MARC ANDREYKO, MARV WOLFMAN, DAVID GALLAHER, JEFF PARKER and STUART MOORE
Art by CARLOS D’ANDA, ROBERTO VIACAVA, STEVE ELLIS, TIM TRUMAN, GUS STORMS and others
Cover by TBD
On sale OCTOBER 14 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US
This CONVERGENCE collection stars the Outsiders, the Legion of Super-Heroes, Hawkman and many more, as they fight in a gladiator-style competition to see which worlds will live…and which will perish! This book spells out the final fates of some of DC’s most popular heroes. Collects CONVERGENCE: BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #1-2, CONVERGENCE: ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #1-2, CONVERGENCE: GREEN LANTERN CORPS #1-2, CONVERGENCE: SUPERBOY AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #1-2 and CONVERGENCE: HAWKMAN #1-2.

 

CONVERGENCE: CRISIS BOOK TWO TP
Written by DAN ABNETT, LARRY HAMA, FABIAN NICIEZA, LEN WEIN and MARV WOLFMAN
Art by JOSHUA MIDDLETON, CHRISCROSS, KELLEY JONES, NICOLA SCOTT and others
Cover by TBD
On sale OCTOBER 14 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US
This CONVERGENCE collection stars The Flash, Wonder Woman, the JLA and many more, and includes the miniseries THE FLASH #1-2, WONDER WOMAN #1-2, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1-2, SWAMP THING #1-2 and THE NEW TEEN TITANS #1-2.

 

CONVERGENCE: FLASHPOINT BOOK ONE TP
Written by GREG RUCKA, DAN JURGENS, ALISA KWITNEY, GAIL SIMONE and FRANK TIERI
Art by CULLY HAMNER, LEE WEEKS, RICK LEONARDI, JAN DUURSEMA, VICENTE CIFUENTES and others
Cover by TBD
On sale OCTOBER 21 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US
This CONVERGENCE collection stars Batgirl, Nightwing, The Question and many more, as they fight in a gladiator-style competition to see which worlds will live…and which will perish! This book also addresses dangling plot threads from FLASHPOINT and more. Collects CONVERGENCE: SUPERMAN #1-2, CONVERGENCE: THE QUESTION #1-2, CONVERGENCE: BATGIRL #1-2, CONVERGENCE: NIGHTWING/ORACLE #1-2 and CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE LEAGUE #1-2.

 

CONVERGENCE: FLASHPOINT BOOK TWO TP
Written by TOM PEYER, TONY BEDARD, FABIAN NICIEZA, RON MARZ and STEVE PUGH
Art by STEVE YEOWELL, DENYS COWAN, KLAUS JANSON, PHIL WINSLADE and others
Cover by TBD
On sale OCTOBER 21 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US
This CONVERGENCE collection stars Harley Quinn, The Atom, the Titans and many more in the miniseries THE ATOM #1-2, SPEED FORCE #1-2, TITANS #1-2, BATMAN AND ROBIN #1-2 and HARLEY QUINN #1-2.

 

CONVERGENCE: INFINITE EARTHS BOOK ONE TP
Written by DAN ABNETT, JERRY ORDWAY, LEN WEIN, PAUL LEVITZ and JUSTIN GRAY
Art by TOM DERENICK, TREVOR SCOTT, BEN CALDWELL, DENYS COWAN, BILL SIENKIEWICZ, JIM FERN, SHANNON WHEELER, CLAUDE ST-AUBIN and others
Cover by TBD
On sale OCTOBER 28 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US
This CONVERGENCE collection stars the Justice Society of America, Infinity Inc., Batman and many more, as they fight in a gladiator-style competition to see which worlds will live…and which will perish! Collects CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #1-2, CONVERGENCE: INFINITY INC. #1-2, CONVERGENCE: DETECTIVE COMICS #1-2, CONVERGENCE: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #1-2 and CONVERGENCE: ACTION COMICS #1-2.

 

CONVERGENCE: INFINITE EARTHS BOOK TWO TP
Written by JEFF PARKER, BRIAN BUCCELLATO, SCOTT LOBDELL, DAN JURGENS and SIMON OLIVER
Art by PHIL WINSLADE, EVAN “DOC” SHANER, YISHAN, JOHN McCREA and others
Cover by TBD
On sale OCTOBER 28 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US
This CONVERGENCE collection includes the miniseries SHAZAM! #1-2, BLUE BEETLE #1-2, CRIME SYNDICATE #1-2, CONVERGENCE: BOOSTER GOLD #1-2 and PLASTIC MAN AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS #1-2

 

TEEN TITANS EARTH ONE TP
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by TERRY DODSON, RACHEL DODSON and CAM SMITH
Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
On sale OCTOBER 21 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
The acclaimed original graphic novel is now in trade paperback! The young heroes of the Teen Titans never felt like normal kids…but they had no idea how right they were. Their seemingly idyllic Oregon upbringing hides a secret—one that will bring killers, shamans and extraterrestrials down on their heads, and force them into an alliance that could shake the planet to its foundations!

 

BATMAN: THE ROAD TO NO MAN’S LAND VOL. 1 TP
Written by DENNIS O’NEIL, ALAN GRANT and CHUCK DIXON
Art by ROGER ROBINSON, MARK BUCKINGHAM, JIM APARO and others
Cover by GLEN ORBIK
On sale OCTOBER 7 • 424 pg, FC, $29.99 US
After a cataclysmic earthquake, those who refuse to vacate Gotham City live amid a citywide turf war. Collects BATMAN #555-559, BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #75-79, DETECTIVE COMICS #722-726, ROBIN #54 and THE BATMAN CHRONICLES #14.

 

BATMAN: WAR GAMES VOL. 1 TP
Written by DEVIN GRAYSON, BILL WILLINGHAM and others
Art by various
Cover by JAE LEE
On sale OCTOBER 28 • 520 pg, FC, $34.99 US
A clash among crime families threatens to engulf Gotham City, and Batman will need Oracle, Batgirl, Nightwing and others to contain the chaos! Includes BATMAN: THE 12-CENT ADVENTURE #1, DETECTIVE COMICS #790-797, ROBIN #126-129, BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #182, NIGHTWING #96, BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #56, BATMAN #631, BATGIRL #55 and CATWOMAN #34.

 

BATMAN: ARKHAM – TWO-FACE TP
Written by BILL FINGER, DENNIS O’NEIL and others
Art by BOB KANE, NEAL ADAMS and others
Cover by BRIAN STELFREEZE
On sale OCTOBER 21 • 296 pg, FC, $19.99 US
BATMAN: ARKHAM—TWO-FACE collects this villain’s greatest stories from the pages of DETECTIVE COMICS #66, 68, 80, and 513, BATMAN #234, 346, 410 and 411, WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #173, BATMAN: TWO-FACE #1, BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN #11, BATMAN CHRONICLES #8, THE JOKER’S ASYLUM: TWO-FACE #1 and BATMAN AND ROBIN #23.1: TWO-FACE.

 

CATWOMAN: A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS HC
Written by BILL FINGER, ED BRUBAKER, DENNIS O’NEIL and others
Art by BOB KANE, DARWYN COOKE and others
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale NOVEMBER 18 • 400 pg, FC, $39.99 US
Selina Kyle gets her due in this new collection celebrating her 75 year history! Don’t miss the stories that made Catwoman one of Batman’s greatest foes—and one of comics’ most memorable villains!

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN VOL. 7: ROBIN RISES HC
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by PATRICK GLEASON, MICK GRAY, ANDY KUBERT, JONATHAN GLAPION, IAN BERTRAM and JUAN JOSE RYP
Cover by PATRICK GLEASON
On sale NOVEMBER 18 • 240 pg, FC, $24.99 US
After his son Robin’s body is stolen by alien hordes, Batman finds himself on the deadly planet of Apokolips—home planet of Darkseid! Aided by his allies Red Hood, Batgirl and Red Robin, Bruce Wayne must face down the most powerful villains in the universe to recover his son’s coffin—a son who he’d do anything to bring back. Collects BATMAN AND ROBIN #35-40, ROBIN RISES: ALPHA #1, BATMAN AND ROBIN ANNUAL #3, BATMAN AND ROBIN: FUTURES END #1, and a story from SECRET ORIGINS #4.

 

BATMAN: THE GOLDEN AGE OMNIBUS HC
Written by BILL FINGER, GARDNER FOX and others
Art by BOB KANE, JERRY ROBINSON and others
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
On sale NOVEMBER 4 • 784 pg, FC, $75.00 US
The stories that catapulted Batman to legendary status are collected here in a single, massive volume. These original stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #27-56 and BATMAN #1-7 include the origin of the Dark Knight, as well as the debuts of Robin, Commissioner Gordon, Professor Hugo Strange, The Joker, Catwoman and more!

 

BATMAN ADVENTURES VOL. 3 TP
Written by KELLEY PUCKETT and PAUL DINI
Art by MIKE PAROBECK, RICK BURCHETT, BRUCE TIMM and others
Cover by BRUCE TIMM
On sale OCTOBER 28 • 208 pg, FC, $16.99 US
Inspired by Batman’s animated TV adventures, these tales from BATMAN ADVENTURES #21-27 feature Man-Bat, Two-Face, Poison Ivy, Superman and many others! Plus, BATMAN ADVENTURES ANNUAL #1 spotlights some of Batman’s greatest foes, including The Joker and Harley Quinn!

 

EARTH 2 VOL. 6: COLLISION HC
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT, MIKE JOHNSON, DANIEL WILSON and TOM TAYLOR
Art by various
Cover by YILDIRAY CINAR
On sale NOVEMBER 25 • 144 pg, FC, $22.99 US
The heroes of Earth-2 are faced with the end of their world as the forces of Apokolips invade! Millions are displaced in a crumbling world as The Flash, Hawkgirl, Green Lantern and the World Army struggles to stem the tide of destruction. But will their combined might be enough? Collects EARTH 2 #27-32.

 

BIRDS OF PREY VOL. 1 TP
Written by CHUCK DIXON and JORDAN GORFINKEL
Art by GARY FRANK, MATT HALEY, DICK GIORDANO, GREG LAND and others
Cover by MATT HALEY and WADE VON GRAWBADGER
On sale OCTOBER 7 • 296 pg, FC, $19.99 US
In BLACK CANARY/ORACLE: BIRDS OF PREY #1, BIRDS OF PREY: REVOLUTION #1, BIRDS OF PREY: MANHUNT #1-4, BIRDS OF PREY: WOLVES #1, BIRDS OF PREY: BATGIRL #1 and SHOWCASE ‘96 #3, Oracle must help Catwoman take down a Catwoman impersonator, Black Canary invades Santa Prisca to stop a slavery ring, and Black Canary pursues a felon with secrets that could be deadly, and more.

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR TWO VOL. 2 TP
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by BRUNO REDONDO, MIKE S. MILLER, TOM DERENICK and others
Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
On sale OCTOBER 28 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US
In these stories from issues #7-12 and YEAR TWO ANNUAL #1, the war between Superman’s forces and the Green Lantern Corps reaches its climax. Hard choices are made, and more casualties are taken!

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