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DC Comics TBU Solicitations for October


DC has revealed the solicitations for October. Below are the solicitations for the Bat-Books as well as the DC books that mention characters from The Batman Universe.

 

Talon #1

 

TALON #1
Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH
1:25 Variant cover by TREVOR McCARTHY
1:200 B&W Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• A new series spinning out of “Night of the Owls”!
• After many years on the run, Calvin Rose returns to Gotham City to investigate the fallout from “Night of the Owls”!
• Can the Court of Owls finally be defeated? Could Calvin have the one thing he’s been seeking his entire life: his freedom?

 

Batman Incorporated #5

 

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #5
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
Variant cover by FRAZER IRVING
1:00 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US
• Return to the future world seen in BATMAN #666, where Damian has taken over the mantle of the Bat!
• The whole world has gone mad. The only sane people left are in Arkham Asylum – where Batman is the warden!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

Batman #13

 

BATMAN #13
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Backup story written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
Backup story art by ANDY CLARKE
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
Variant cover by AARON KUDER
1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
• The Joker returns in “DEATH OF THE FAMILY”!
• He crippled Batgirl. He killed Robin. What will The Joker do now that he’s returned to Gotham City?
• What must Batman do to protect his secret identity and that of those who fight alongside him?
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

Detective Comics #13

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #13
Written by JOHN LAYMAN
Art and cover by JASON FABOK
Backup story art by SZYMON KUDRANSKI
1:25 B&W Variant cover by JASON FABOK
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
• All kneel before Emperor Penguin!
• There’s a hit out on Bruce Wayne!
• This new story from writer John Layman (Chew) gueststars Nightwing!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

Batman: The Dark Knight 313

 

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #13
Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art and cover by DAVID FINCH
1:25 Variant cover by DAVID FINCH
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Batman is pushed to his limits as he faces a fear toxin unlike any he has ever encountered!
• What is Batman most afraid of? Find out here!
• More on The Scarecrow’s origin.

 

Batman and Robin #13

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #13
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Gotham City is being devoured by zombies!
• Learn the dangerous secrets of the 2-Club!

 

Batgirl #13

 

BATGIRL #13
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art and cover by ED BENES
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The first meeting between Batgirl and Catwoman in The New 52!
• Plus, the Talon that Barbara faced during Night of the Owls is back for revenge!

 

Batgirl Annual #1

 

BATGIRL ANNUAL #1
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by ADMIRA WIJAYA
Cover by ED BENES
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
• Batgirl is on the hunt for Catwoman – but who is after Batgirl?

 

Batwoman #13

 

BATWOMAN #13
Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN
Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
1:25 B&W Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• Batwoman and Wonder Woman team up!
• Batwoman and Wonder Woman team up! (We’re so excited we had to say it twice!)

 

Batwing #13

 

BATWING #13
Written by JUDD WINICK
Art by MARCUS TO and RYAN WINN
Cover by MARCUS TO
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Batwing vs. Father Lost and his cult of death!
• He’s the new villain introduced in this issue – so who are the two new heroes you’ll meet? Find out here!

 

Birds of Prey #13

 

BIRDS OF PREY #13
Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Art by ROMANO MOLENAAR
Cover by BEN OLIVER
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The team crosses paths with a cult of assassins that has ties to Katana!
• A new arc starts in the wake of a team member’s betrayal…

 

Catwoman #13

 

CATWOMAN #13
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art by ADRIANA MELO and JULIO FERREIRA
Cover by ANDY CLARKE
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• New series writer Ann Nocenti takes Catwoman deep under cover!
• Catwoman is the best thief in the world, but stealing another person is a new challenge!
• The true origin of Selina Kyle revealed!

 

Red Hood and the Outlaws #13

 

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #13
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by TIMOTHY GREEN II
Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The conclusion of Starfire’s battle for the throne of Tamaran as she is reunited with her sister, Blackfire!
• Plus: The appearance of someone very bad from for Jason Todd’s past.

 

Nightwing #13

 

NIGHTWING #13
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art by EDDY BARROWS, RUY JOSE and EBER FERREIRA
Cover by EDDY BARROWS
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Lady Shiva makes her New 52 debut!
• Why has one of the world’s most deadly assassins returned to Gotham City?

 

Legends of the Dark Knight #1

 

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #1
Written by DAMON LINDELOF, JONATHAN LARSEN and TOM TAYLOR
Art by JEFF LEMIRE, J.G. JONES, NICOLA SCOTT and WAYNE FAUCHER
Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:25 Variant cover by STEPHEN PLATT
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for this digital-first series!
• Original, non-continuity short stories featuring Batman as written and illustrated by some of comics’ finest talents!
• Stories in this debut issue include “The Butler Did It,” “All of the Above” and “The Crime Never Committed.”

 

Batman: Arkham Unhinged #7

 

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #7
Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by MIKE S. MILLER
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!
• The Gotham City Sirens are caught in the Arkham spotlight!
• Poison Ivy plots revenge against Catwoman!
• Whose side is Harley Quinn on?

 

Batman Beyond Unlimited #9

 

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #9
Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN, DEREK FRIDOLFS, HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY and NORM BREYFOGLE
Cover by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!
• Catwoman battles The Jokerz as a shocking new ally joins the fight!
• It’s open warfare over Metropolis as KOBRA’s attempt to destroy the Earth begins!
• The cataclysmic conflict between Superman and Lex Luthor’s heir comes to a head!

 

World's Finest #5

 

WORLDS’ FINEST #5
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by GEORGE PEREZ, JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ and JERRY ORDWAY
Cover by JERRY ORDWAY
1:25 B&W Variant cover by JERRY ORDWAY
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Power Girl and Huntress attempt to get back home to Earth 2 – but is the Boom Tube just a one-way trip?
• The secrets of Power Girl’s abilities revealed.
• Featuring artwork by the legendary Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez and Jerry Ordway!

 

Swamp Thing #13

 

SWAMP THING #13
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• “ROTWORLD: THE GREEN KINGDOM” begins!
• Swamp Thing learns the truth of how the Earth fell to the Rot as seen in this month’s issues of ANIMAL MAN and FRANKENSTEIN: AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E.
• Guest-starring Poison Ivy, Deadman and The Parliament of Trees!

 

All-Star Western #13

 

ALL-STAR WESTERN #13
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by MORITAT
Backup story art by PHIL WINSLADE
Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+
• Haly’s Circus is in town! And so is murder!
• Plus, in the backup story: The origin of the all-new Tomahawk!

 

Teen Titans #13

 

TEEN TITANS #13
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by ALE GARZA
Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Wonder Girl must battle her former lover for possession of her stolen armor!
• Is something wicked coming for Tim Drake?

 

Justice League #13

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #13
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by TONY S. DANIEL and RICHARD FRIEND
Backup story art by GARY FRANK
Variant cover by CAMERON STEWART
1:100 B&W Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
• GEOFF JOHNS is joined by TONY DANIEL for a two-part chapter in the Justice League saga marching toward TRINITY WAR.
• JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 will have the world debating its shocking conclusion – and where it will lead from here!
• The League takes on a villain destined to be one of the greatest threats to the DC Universe in the year ahead – the mysterious Cheetah! But who is she? What is her connection to Wonder Woman? And how will this fundamentally change the relationships within the team?
• Plus: The next chapter of the SHAZAM! backup epic by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

Smallville Season 11 #6

 

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #6
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by PERE PEREZ
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!
• The Dark Knight comes to Metropolis and runs afoul of…Clark Kent?

 

Young Justice #21

 

YOUNG JUSTICE #21
Written by GREG WEISMAN
Art by CHRISTOPHER JONES
Cover by MIN SUNG KU
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• Aliens have arrived on Earth-16!
• Superboy and five Justice Leaguers have been abducted!
• Metropolis is in danger!
• Enter: BRAINIAC!

 

BATMAN/SCOOBY-DOO HALLOWEEN FEST #1
BATMAN stories written by DAN SLOTT
BATMAN art by TY TEMPLETON and TERRY BEATTY
SCOOBY-DOO story by CHRIS DUFFY
SCOOBY-DOO art by TIM HARKINS
BATMAN cover by BRUCE TIMM
SCOOBY-DOO cover by SCOTT GROSS
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 24 pg, FC, FREE! • RATED E
• Just in time for Halloween, it’s a FREE all-ages flip-book comic reprinting classic BATMAN and SCOOBY-DOO tales!
• In his side of the comic, The Dark Knight meets Gotham City’s new vigilante, the Cavalier, and battles the evil of Ra’s Al Ghul in stories from BATMAN ADVENTURES #1 and #4.
• And in the other side, the Mystery Inc. Gang tries to get to the bottom of “The Costume Caper,” in a story from SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #2.

 

Posted by Dustin Fritschel

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