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DC Comics TBU Solicitations for April


DC has released the solicitations for the month of April 2013, and below you'll find the solicitations for all the main Bat-Books, as well as other DC books that feature characters from The Batman Universe.

 

Main Bat-Books

 

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #10

 

 

Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and fold-out cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
Variant cover by JASON MASTERS
1:100 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
On sale APRIL 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US
• When only one can survive, which will it be: the man or the bat?
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #19

 

 

Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and fold-out cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale APRIL 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• On the darkest of nights, who is the one person Batman meets that could change his life forever?

 

BATMAN #19

 

 

Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Backup story written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
Art and fold-out cover by GREG CAPULLO
Backup story art by ALEX MALEEV
MAD Variant cover by The Usual Gang of Idiots
1:100 B&W Variant cover by ALEX MALEEV
On sale APRIL 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
• Who would cause Bruce Wayne to use a gun?
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 #19

 

 

Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art and fold-out cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:25 B&W Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
On sale APRIL 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Where is Batman while Gotham City is being destroyed?

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #19

 

 

Written by JOHN LAYMAN
Art and fold-out cover by JASON FABOK
Backup story art by ANDY CLARKE
1:25 MAD Variant cover by The Usual Gang of Idiots
On sale APRIL 3 • 80 pg, FC, $7.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $8.99 US
• In a special oversized celebratory issue, Batman is challenged by the "Mystery of the 900!”
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

BATGIRL #19

 

 

Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by DANIEL SAMPERE and VICENTE CIFUENTES
Fold-out cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
On sale APRIL 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Will a battle of sibling rivalry lead to a death in the family?

 

BATWOMAN #19

 

 

Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN
Art and fold-out cover by TREVOR McCARTHY
1:25 MAD Variant cover by The Usual Gang of Idiots
On sale APRIL 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• What is the shocking family revelation that can turn Batwoman's world upside down?

 

CATWOMAN #19

 

 

Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art and fold-out cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
On sale APRIL 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• Catwoman needs help—but what is the only place the Justice League of America can take her?

 

BATWING #19

 

 

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art and fold-out cover by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO
On sale APRIL 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Batwing quits—and what new member of the Batman family is ready to take his place?

 

NIGHTWING #19

 

 

Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art and fold-out cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
On sale APRIL 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• “Death of the Family” is over, but the laughs continue to plague Nightwing. But it can't be him—can it?

 

Other Bat-Books

 

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #15

 

 

Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by NORM BREYFOGLE, HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY and BEN CALDWELL
Cover by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY
On sale APRIL 17 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• All-new digital adventures in print for the first time!
• Superman’s resolve is tested as the Trillian civil war reaches its climax!
• The Justice League attempts to uncover the truth about the mysterious “Brain Trust!”
• After the shocking revelations in the last issue, a brand-new threat emerges for Batman!

 

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #13

 

 

Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art and cover by ERIC NGUYEN
On sale APRIL 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• All-new digital adventures in print for the first time!
• All-new tales based on the hit videogame Batman: Arkham City!
• See Black Mask captured behind the walls of Arkham City…with some of his least favorite fellow convicts!
• In the epic gang war between The Joker and The Penguin, which side will Black Mask choose?

 

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #7

 

 

Written by JOE HARRIS
Art and cover by JASON MASTERS
On sale APRIL 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• All-new digital adventures in print for the first time!
• In “Haunted Arkham,” something has been stirring up the inmates at Arkham, especially Maxie Zeus!
• Something wicked this way comes, and it’s trying to communicate with The Dark Knight.

 

BATMAN: LI’L GOTHAM #1

 

 

Written by DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
1:10 Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
On sale APRIL 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• The first time in print for this hit all-ages digital first series!
• First, Robin needs Batman’s help to learn the true meaning of Halloween. Then, on Thanksgiving, Batman and Robin join the families of Gotham City around the table for a holiday feast—and birds of a feather flock together to stage a march against the city…led by The Penguin!

 

TBU Character Appearances

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #19

 

 

Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and fold-out cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
Backup story art by GARY FRANK
MAD Variant cover by The Usual Gang of Idiots
1:100 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale APRIL 17 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
• Who is the one person dangerous enough to use Kryptonite against Superman?
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.
• Which new member of the Teen Titans reveals his true colors?

 

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #19

 

 

Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art and fold-out cover by MICO SUAYAN
On sale APRIL 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• What horrors lie beneath the mask of the Red Hood?

 

TEEN TITANS #19

 

 

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and fold-out cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
1:25 MAD Variant cover by The Usual Gang of Idiots
On sale APRIL 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

 

SUICIDE SQUAD #19

 

 

Written by ADAM GLASS
Art by HENRIK JONSSON and SANDU FLOREA
Fold-out cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN
On sale APRIL 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• There’s a new leader for the Suicide Squad—but will the team stay or die?

 

SWAMP THING #19

 

 

Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art by KANO
Fold-out cover by ANDY BRASE
On sale APRIL 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• What could Swamp Thing possibly fear more than The Scarecrow?

 

TALON #7

 

 

Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
Art and fold-out cover by GUILLEM MARCH
1:25 B&W Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale APRIL 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• If the Court of Owls isn't responsible for killing Talon, then who is?

 

BIRDS OF PREY #19

 

 

Written by CHRISTY MARX
Art by ROMANO MOLENAAR and VICENTE CIFUENTES
Fold-out cover by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE SIFUENTES
On sale APRIL 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• There is a traitor on the team—so who is the member that threatens to tear the Birds of Prey apart?

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #4

 

 

Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK and MIKE S. MILLER
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
On sale APRIL 24 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• All-new digital adventures in print for the first time!
• Based on the upcoming DC fighting game from NetherRealm Studios, creators of Mortal Kombat!
• Superman discovers that not every nation on Earth is willing to fall in line with the new world order!
• A team of the world’s most powerful Super Heroes unites to confront an old ally.

 

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