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TBU Solicits for September 2014


DC has released the solicitations for September 2014.  The most noteworthy issues being released in September include the already announced special issues for the Furtures End month.  DC has made September a regular month for an annual event celebrating the launch of the New 52 in September 2011.  Every ongoing TBU title will recieve the Futures End treatment with a special #1. Some issues will be written by their regular creator, but most of the titles will see new creative teams for the special issue as has been the custom for these special events.  Additionally, all Futures End titles will be printed with a standard 2-D cover as well as a special 3-D Lenticular covers for a dollar more.

 

September will also see the continuation of both ongoing Batman-related weelies, Batman Eternal and the New 52: Future's End.  Long-time Batman fans should take special note of Batman Eternal #24 which features the first solicitation of Spoiler in the New 52.

 

In addition to these ongoing titles, August's solicitations also include Batman Essentials: Batman and Son Special Edition #1 which is described to be a republished exceprt from issues of the Batman and Son story which introduced Damian Wayne as Bruce's son as well as the introduction of Damian as Robin as part of the 75th Anniversary Celebration.

 

 

BATGIRL: FUTURES END #1
Writer: Gail Simone
Penciller: Javier Garron
Inker: Javier Garron
Cover: Clay Mann
On sale SEPTEMBER 10
32 pg, FC • RATED T
3-D Motion Edition: $3.99 US
2-D Standard Edition: $2.99 US
It’s five years later, and Barbara Gordon has become Bête Noire – a.k.a. The Black Beast! Part Batman and part Bane, she leads a squad of female agents through the Gotham Underground!

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN: FUTURES END #1

Writer: Ray Fawkes
Penciller: Dustin Nguyen
Inker: Dustin Nguyen
Cover: Pat Gleason & Mick GrayOn sale SEPTEMBER 17
32 pg, FC • RATED T
3-D Motion Edition: $3.99 US
2-D Standard Edition: $2.99 US
Bruce continues to feel the fallout from his extreme new crime fighting methods — is he ready to face the might of Heretic?

 

 

BATMAN: FUTURES END #1
Writer: Scott Snyder & Ray Fawkes
Penciller: Aco
Inker: Aco
Cover: Jay Fabok
On sale SEPTEMBER 10
32 pg, FC • RATED T
3-D Motion Edition: $3.99 US
2-D Standard Edition: $2.99 US
It’s five years later and Bruce Wayne is using dangerous science to help him continue his war on crime. What is it, and what forced Bruce to resort to such extremes?

 

BATMAN/SUPERMAN: FUTURES END #1
Writer: Greg Pak
Penciller: Howard Porter
Cover: Aaron Kuder
On sale SEPTEMBER 17
32 pg, FC • RATED T
3-D Motion Edition: $3.99 US
2-D Standard Edition: $2.99 US
A new super beings seeks out Batman: a creature born of hate who the broken Bat may not last long against!

 

 

BATWING: FUTURES END #1
Writer: Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray
Penciller: Eduardo Pansica
Inker: Julio Ferreira
Cover: Dan Panosian
On sale SEPTEMBER 3
32 pg, FC • RATED T
3-D Motion Edition: $3.99 US
2-D Standard Edition: $2.99 US
Luke Fox has rejected his father, which leads him to rebuilding a more deadly and dangerous Leviathan!

 

BATWOMAN: FUTURES END #1
Writer: Marc Andreyko
Penciller: Jason Masters
Inker: Jason Masters
Cover: Rafael Albuquerque
On sale SEPTEMBER 17
32 pg, FC • RATED T+
3-D Motion Edition: $3.99 US
2-D Standard Edition: $2.99 US
Now a creature of the night, Batwoman turns against her former lover, Nocturna, in final, deadly conflict!

 

 

BIRDS OF PREY: FUTURES END #1
Writer: Christy Marx
Penciller: Robson Rocha
Inker: Oclair Albert
Cover: Dan Panosian
On sale SEPTEMBER 10
32 pg, FC • RATED T
3-D Motion Edition: $3.99 US
2-D Standard Edition: $2.99 US
Free of Ra’s al Ghul’s control at last, Black Canary claims her rightful place as the head of the League of Assassins!

 

CATWOMAN: FUTURES END #1
Writer: Sholly Fisch
Penciller: Patrick Olliffe
Inker: Tom Nguyen
Cover: Terry & Rachel Dodson
On sale SEPTEMBER 24
32 pg, FC • RATED T+
3-D Motion Edition: $3.99 US
2-D Standard Edition: $2.99 US
Catwoman’s battle to be kingpin of crime in Gotham City takes an unexpected turn when Selina and Black Mask are revealed to be one and the same!

 

 

DETECTIVE COMICS: FUTURES END #1
Writer: Francis Manapul & Brian Buccellato
Penciller: Scott Hepburn
Inker: Scott Hepbuirn
Cover: Jay Fabok
On sale SEPTEMBER 3
32 pg, FC • RATED T
3-D Motion Edition: $3.99 US
2-D Standard Edition: $2.99 US
Batman takes his war on crime to the next level, but he needs the help of his greatest ally – The Riddler?!

 

GRAYSON: FUTURES END #1 
Writer: Tom King
Penciller: Stephen Mooney
Inker: Stephen Mooney
Cover: Andrew Robinson On sale SEPTEMBER 3 32 pg, FC • RATED T
3-D Motion Edition: $3.99 US
2-D Standard Edition: $2.99 US
Branded a traitor, Dick Grayson has become the most powerful hero in the newly resurgent and dominant Mother Russia – and now, he must battle the Beast from the East in one final struggle for supremacy!

 

HARLEY QUINN: FUTURES END #1
Writer: Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti
Penciller: Chad Hardin
Inker: Chad Hardin
Cover: Amanda Conner
On sale SEPTEMBER 24
32 pg, FC • RATED T
3-D Motion Edition: $3.99 US
2-D Standard Edition: $2.99 US
Harley and The Joker make it legal at last! Follow the happy couple to their secret honeymoon spot, where it’s literally till death do they part!

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE: FUTURES END #1
Writer: Jeff Lemire
Penciller: Jedd Dougherty
Inker: Jedd Dougherty
Cover: Mike McKone
On sale SEPTEMBER 10
32 pg, FC • RATED T
3-D Motion Edition: $3.99 US
2-D Standard Edition: $2.99 US
The mystery of the Martian Manhunter is revealed at last as his decades-long plan for world domination comes to fruition! Continues in this month’s JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED: FUTURES END #1!

 

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS: FUTURES END #1
Writer: Scott Lobdell
Penciller: Scott Kolins
Inker: Scott Kolins
Cover: Giuseppe Camuncoli
On sale SEPTEMBER 17
32 pg, FC • RATED T
3-D Motion Edition: $3.99 US
2-D Standard Edition: $2.99 US
Red Hood rides solo in the future as he reveals hints to how the Outlaws and his partners Starfire and Arsenal parted ways and how that lead to Jason Todd’s new mission of retribution and brutal justice.

 

TEEN TITANS: FUTURES END #1
Writer: Will Pfeifer
Penciller: Andy Smith
Cover: Karl Kerschl
On sale SEPTEMBER 17
32 pg, FC • RATED T
3-D Motion Edition: $3.99 US
2-D Standard Edition: $2.99 US
With the Teen Titans dead, a new group of young heroes seek justice in the future DC Universe!

 

THE NEW 52 – FUTURES END #18
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO, JEFF LEMIRE, DAN JURGENS and KEITH GIFFEN
Art by GEORGES JEANTY and DEXTER VINES
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
At last, the true evil of Cadmus Island stands revealed!

 

THE NEW 52 – FUTURES END #19

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO, JEFF LEMIRE, DAN JURGENS and KEITH GIFFEN

Art by SCOT EATON and DREW GERACI
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
It’s now or never for Batman Beyond and the heist team to make their move on TerrifiTech.

 

THE NEW 52 – FUTURES END #20
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO, JEFF LEMIRE, DAN JURGENS and KEITH GIFFEN
Art by AARON LOPRESTI and ART THIBERT
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
An unexpected ally helps Lois unravel the last
startling secrets of the mysterious package she received!

 

THE NEW 52 – FUTURES END #21
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO, JEFF LEMIRE, DAN JURGENS and KEITH GIFFEN
Art by CULLY HAMNER
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Discover what happened during the war with Earth 2 as we set the stage for DC’s next weekly epic: WORLDS END!

 

 

BATMAN ETERNAL #22

Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, KYLE HIGGINS and TIM SEELEY
Art by JORGE LUCAS
Cover by JASON FABOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Beacon Tower was designed to save Gotham City, but the Architect has plans to make it the most dangerous weapon the city has ever seen!

 

BATMAN ETERNAL #23
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, KYLE HIGGINS and TIM SEELEY
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Cover by JASON FABOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Catwoman’s secret past has been revealed, and it’s dragging her toward Blackgate Penitentiary! What is her place in the natural order of crime? Only she can decide.

 

BATMAN ETERNAL #24
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, KYLE HIGGINS and TIM SEELEY
Art by ANDY CLARKE
Cover by JASON FABOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Spoiler goes head to head with her father, the deadly Cluemaster – and the fate of Gotham City hangs in the balance!

 

BATMAN ETERNAL #25
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, RAY FAWKES, KYLE HIGGINS and TIM SEELEY
Art by R.M. GUERA
Cover by JASON FABOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
With riots breaking out all over Gotham City, can Batman stop the march toward martial law?

 

 

BATMAN ‘66 MEETS THE GREEN HORNET #4
Written by KEVIN SMITH and RALPH GARMAN
Art by TY TEMPLETON
Cover by ALEX ROSS
On sale SEPTEMBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST
What’s this? The Green Hornet and Kato breaking into the Gotham City National Bank? Can it be? Have they really become the criminals that Batman already believes them to be? It looks like the Dynamic Duo and their uneasy allies are about to go head-to-head!

 

 

BATMAN ‘66 #15    
Written by JEFF PARKER
Art by WILFREDO TORRES
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale SEPTEMBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST
Gotham City is once again under attack by the wife of the late Max Black – and as usual, Widow Black’s persuasive powers are hard to resist. This time she has a formidable foil…none other than the pernicious Penguin. Together, they are set to plunder the wealthy of Gotham City. Will the Dynamic Duo be caught in her deadly web of deceit?

 

 

BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #14
Written by KYLE HIGGINS and ALEC SIEGEL
Art by PHIL HESTER and THONY SILAS
Cover by MATTEO SCALERA
On sale SEPTEMBER 24 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Vigilante’s gone missing, and it’s up to Batman to track him down…that is, if the Phantasm doesn’t get to him first!

 

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR TWO #12 
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by BRUNO REDONDO and others
Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
On sale SEPTEMBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST • FINAL ISSUE
Year Two comes to a gripping conclusion with the most shocking turn of events yet. Is all hope lost? It will be if Superman wins the war! Events move in a dark direction – but what’s ahead for the resistance and The Man of Steel’s New World Order in the year to come?

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR TWO #11 
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by BRUNO REDONDO and others
Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
On sale SEPTEMBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
As Sinestro manipulates both friend and foe, Hal Jordan battles Guy Gardner and the showdown between Superman and Ganthet begins. It all builds to a final climax in this penultimate issue of Year Two!

 

 

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT 100-PAGE SUPER-SPECTACULAR #4
Written by AARON LOPRESTI, DOUG WAGNER and MARC GUGGENHEIM
Art by AARON LOPRESTI, MATTHEW DOW
SMITH and FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO
Cover by AARON LOPRESTI
On sale SEPTEMBER 10 • 96 pg, FC, $9.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
In ”I…Batman,” there’s a new face of crimefighting in Gotham City, but will this twisted creation do more harm than good? Next, a serial killer targets random citizens of Gotham for a fiery death, and the Dark Knight detects a pattern the police didn’t in “Ashes to Ashes.” Finally, in “Herded Limits,” when the Dark Knight foils the Riddler’s latest plot, Dr. Chase Meridian presents evidence that Edward Nigma isn’t clinically insane after all!

 

 

BATMAN ESSENTIALS: BATMAN AND SON SPECIAL EDITION #1  

Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale SEPTEMBER 3 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 US
Batman’s 75th anniversary celebration continues with another promotionally priced special presenting one of the Dark Knight’s greatest tales plus related pages from the 2014 DCE Essential Graphic Novels catalogue! In this special, Batman gets the shock of his life when he discovers that he has a son: Damian Wayne! And sparks fly when the new addition is introduced to Robin.

 

Posted by Terry Hughston

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