The majority of the trade paperbacks announced together with June’s solicitations were Rebirth titles, with few exceptions such as Elseworlds: Justice League vol. 2. Besides that, DC’s effort to reprint Chuck Dixon’s era of the Bat-Books continues as Nightwing vol. 6 and Robin vol. 4 are released.
Among the hardcovers, the Batman Noir line continues with the release of Dark Victory. Also to be released is Batman: The Caped Crusader vol. 1, collecting the issues that came after Batman: Year One, that is, the ones that would start to define the Dark Knight’s post-Crisis status-quo.
Batman/Superman/Wonder Woman: Trinity new edition [07/26] Story and art by Matt Wagner. 208 pg, FC, $19.99 US. Ra’s al Ghul recruits Bizarro and a renegade Amazon warrior to help him create global chaos, forcing the Trinity to unite.
Batman/Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles vol. 1 [07/19] Story by James Tynion IV; art by Freddie E. Williams II. 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US. While chasing down the Foot Clan, Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo end up in Gotham City, in another dimension.
Elseworlds: Justice League vol. 2 [07/19] Story by Randy L’Officier, Jean-Marc L’Officier, Doug Moench and others; art by Ted McKeever, Dave Ross, George Freeman and others. Collecting JLA: Act of God #1-3, Superman: Metropolis #1, Batman: Nosferatu #1, Wonder Woman: Blue Amazon #1 and Elseworlds 80-page Giant #1. 424 pg, FC, $34.99 US.
Gotham Academy: Second Semester vol. 1 [07/19] Story by Brenden Fletcher, Karl Kerschl, and Becky Cloonan; art by Adam Archer, Sandra Hope, and Msassyk. Collects issue #1-3, #5-8. The Detective Club investigates the Book of Gotham. 160 pg, FC, $16.99 US.
Injustice Ground Zero vol. 1 [07/05] Story by Christopher Sebela and Brian Buccellato; art by Pop Mhan, Tom Derenick, Daniel Sampere, Marco Santucci and others. Collects issues #1-6. Narrated through Harley Quinn’s point of view, Injustice: Ground Zero is the bridge between the video games Injustice and Injustice 2, coming out May 16. 144 pg, FC, $24.99 US.
Justice League vol. 3: Timeless [07/12] Story by Bryan Hitch; art by Bryan Hitch, Fernando Pasarin, Daniel Henriques and others. Collects issues #14-19. Convinced by a young woman to fight against the Timeless, the Justice League gets scattered across time. 144 pg, FC, $16.99 US.
Mother Panic vol. 1: A Work in Progress [07/26] Story by Jody Houser and Jim Krueger; art by Tommy Lee Edwards, Shawn Crystal, and Phil Hester. Collects issues #1-6. A member of Gotham’s high society, Violet Paige is motivated by her traumatic youth to do justice with her own hands as the vigilante known as Mother Panic. 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US.
Nightwing vol. 6: To Serve and Protect [07/12] Story by Chuck Dixon; art by Patrick Zircher, Greg Land, Kieron Dwyer, Rick Burchett, Rick Leonardi and others. Collects Nightwing #47-60 and Nightwing 80-page Giant #1. The reprint of Dixon’s 70 issues run gets closer to its completion with this volume, including Nite-Wing’s back story, an encounter with Catwoman and villains Sylph and Shrike. 360 pg, FC, $29.99 US.
Robin vol. 4: Turning Point [07/19] Story by Chuck Dixon; art by Tom Grummett, Phil Jimenez, and others. Collects Robin #0, #6-13 and Showcase ’94 #5-6. Includes the tie-in issues of “Prodigal”, when Dick Grayson takes the Batman mantle due to the events of “Knightfall”. 248 pg, FC, $24.99 US.
Batman: The Caped Crusader vol. 1 [07/05] Story by Mike W. Barr, Jo Duffy, John Wagner, Alan Grant and Jim Starlin; art by Alan David, Todd McFarlane, Norm Breyfogle, Jim Baikie, Jim Aparo and others. Collects Detective Comics #575-584 and Batman #413 – #420. The stories that followed Batman: Year One. 440 pg, FC, $49.99 US.
Batman Noir: Dark Victory [07/12] Story by Jeph Loeb; art by Tim Sale. One of the Caped Crusader’s must-read stories, collected in high-contrast black and white. Sequel to The Long Halloween, now Gotham is hit by a series of crimes, all of them happening in holidays. 392 pg, B&W, $39.99 US.
DC Universe Rebirth Omnibus Expanded Edition [09/13] Story all of DC’s Rebirth issues, including the latest releases, Batwoman, Justice League of America, DC Rebirth Holiday Special and the one-shots starring the Atom, the Ray, Killer Frost, and Vixen. 792 pg, FC, $99.99 US.
Harley Quinn by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti Omnibus vol. 1 (New 52) [09/06] Story by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti; art by Amanda Conner, Chad Hardin, Stephane Roux, John Timms, Darwyn Cooke, Mauricet, Moritat, and others. Collects Harley Quinn #0-16, Harley Quinn: Futures End #1, Harley Quinn Invades Comic-Con International: San Diego, Harley Quinn Annual #1, Harley Quinn Holiday Special #1, Harley Quinn Valentine’s Day Special #1, and the miniseries Harley Quinn and Power Girl #1-6. 752 pg, FC, $99.99 US.
Justice League by Geoff Johns box set vol. 1 (New 52) [10/04] Story by Geoff Johns; art by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, Gene Ha, Carlos D’Anda, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Tony S. Daniel and others. Collects Justice League #1-17 and Aquaman #15-16. The box includes the paperbacks collecting the first three story arcs from the New 52: Origin, The Villain’s Journey and Throne of Atlantis. FC, $49,99 US.
Justice League by Giffen and DeMatteis Omnibus vol. 1 [09/27] Story by Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis; art by Kevin Maguire, Keith Giffin, Mike McKone, Steve Leialoha, Ty Templeton, Adam Hughes, Bart Sears and others. Collects Justice League #1-6, Justice League International #7-25, Suicide Squad #13, Justice League International Annual #1-3, Justice League America Annual #4, Justice League Europa Annual #1 and more. This includes tales of the Justice League composed mainly of Batman, Blue Beetle, Booster Gold, Green Lantern Guy Gardner, Ice, and Fire. 1,080 pg, FC, $99.99 US.
Justice League: The Rebirth Collection Deluxe Edition Book One [07/12] Story by Bryan Hitch; art by Tony S. Daniel, Bryan Hitch, Jesus Merino, Matthew Clark, Neil Edwards and others. Collects Justice League: Rebirth and Justice League #1-11. 312 pg, FC, $34.99 US.