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DC Comics TBU Solicitations for December


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

 

MAIN BAT-BOOKS

 

TALON #3

 

Talon #3

 

Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH
1:25 Variant cover by ANDY CLARKE
1:00 B&W Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Talon’s secret history in Manhattan is explored while Calvin Rose searches for an important figure from his past.
• Plus, what is the mysterious organization that has ties to Talon?

 

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #6

 

Batman Incorporated #6

 

Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
Variant cover by JUAN JOSE RYP
1:100 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US
• Bat-Robots versus Man-Bat armies as Leviathan takes control of Gotham City!
• Don’t miss the return of The Heretic!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

BATMAN #15

 

Batman #15

 

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 JOCK
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO
1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale DECEMBER 12 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
• “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” continues here!
• The Joker’s attacks have taken their toll on Batman and his allies, and now they have to face the impossible.
• The final madness of The Joker’s plan revealed here! Why is he more dangerous now than ever before?
• Plus: In the backup feature, witness The Joker’s confrontation with the Riddler as the horror of The Joker’s plan is revealed.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #15

 

Detective Comics #15

 

Written by JOHN LAYMAN
Art by JASON FABOK
Backup story art by ANDY CLARKE
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
1:25 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale DECEMBER 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
• A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in!
• What has The Joker done with The Penguin?
• Guest-starring Poison Ivy and Clayface!
• Plus: In the backup story, learn the secret way to make it as a super criminal in Gotham City.
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 #15

 

Batman: The Dark Knight #15

 

Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art and cover by DAVID FINCH
1:25 B&W Variant cover by DAVID FINCH
On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Batman’s final fight with Scarecrow is here!
• The Dark Knight has been drugged and beaten, but now he’s going to stop Scarecrow’s plans as he takes to the skies over Gotham City!

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #15

 

Batman and Robin #15

 

Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T.
• A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in!
• Damian vs. The Joker!
• Has The Joker finally met a Robin as dangerous as he is? Or will The Clown Prince of Crime claim another of Batman’s allies as his victim?

 

BATGIRL #15

 

Batgirl #15

 

Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art and cover by ED BENES
On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in!
• With so many funerals planned, The Joker decides it’s time for a wedding!
• Barbara’s first confrontation with The Joker since he shot her is coming to a horrifying conclusion!

 

BATWOMAN #15

 

Batwoman #15

 

Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN
Art by TREVOR McCARTHY
Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
1:25 Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• The Batwoman/Wonder Woman team-up continues!
• The action is out of control as Bones, Chase, the DEO, Abbot and the Religion of Crime all descend on Gotham City to take part in the fight against Medusa!
• And then at the end of the issue the all-new…ah…we can’t tell you but it’s awesome!

 

BATWING #15

 

Batwing #15

 

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art by MARCUS TO and RYAN WINN
Cover by MARCUS TO
On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Batwing and Dawn battle Father Lost in the streets of Tinasha!
• Father Lost’s new powers are proving too much for Batwing and his new ally…time for a last ditch effort that might just get them both killed!

 

CATWOMAN #15

 

Catwoman #15

 

Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
Cover by TREVOR McCARTHY
On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+.
• Following her standoff against The Joker, Catwoman takes an easy job: stealing Eclipso’s Black Diamond from The Black Room!
• The diamond’s power rises with the full moon…like on the night Catwoman sets out to take it!

 

NIGHTWING #15

 

Nightwing #15

 

Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in!
• The Joker strikes Haly’s Circus — and Nightwing can’t stop a devastating murder.

 

OTHER BAT-BOOKS

 

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #9

 

Batman: Arkham Unhinged #9

 

Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by PETER NGUYEN and CRAIG YEUNG
Cover by DAVE WILKINS
On sale DECEMBER 12 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!
• Batman must save Vicki Vale from The Mad Hatter!
• Follows up The Mad Hatter battle from BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY!
• Features Catwoman, Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy.

 

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #11

 

Batman Beyond Unlimited #11

 

Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by FIONA STAPLES, HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY and NORM BREYFOGLE
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale JANUARY 2 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!
• The Joker King’s assault on Gotham City takes a dark, sinister twist…can Bruce Wayne and Batman thwart his evil plan?
• The origin of Justice League Beyond member Micron is revealed, illustrated by the Eisner-nominated Fiona Staples, artist on the best-selling series Saga.
• The shocking motivations of Superman’s new enemies are revealed — followed by the Beyond Universe debut of one of DC’s most beloved characters!

 

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #3

 

Legends of the Dark Knight #3

 

Written by STEVE NILES
Art and cover by TREVOR HAIRSINE
On sale DECEMBER 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!
• After The Joker again escapes from Arkham Asylum, Batman begins to seriously question his impact on Gotham City.
• A surprising delivery from Gordon could change everything!
• Steve Niles (co-creator of 30 Days of Night) and Trevor Hairsine (Captain America) create a unique and poignant tale of The Dark Knight!

 

TBU CHARACTER APPEARANCES

 

TEEN TITANS #15

 

Teen Titans #15

 

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and MARK IRWIN
On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in!
• Red Hood and Red Robin team up against The Joker!
• Will Arsenal take over the Titans?
• Guest-starring Batgirl!

 

ALL-STAR WESTERN #15

 

All-Star Western #15

 

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by MORITAT
Backup story art by PHIL WINSLADE
Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI
On sale JANUARY 2 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+
• Dr. Arkham and Jonah Hex vs. Dr. Jekyll and Mister Hyde!
• Has Dr. Jekyll’s formula been fused with the Black Diamond?
• Plus: In the backup story, Tomahawk teams up with Tecumseh to turn a last stand into a victory.

 

GRIFTER #15

 

Grifter #15

 

Written by FRANK TIERI
Art by MARAT MYCHAELS and DAVE BEATTY
Cover by SCOTT CLARK
On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Grifter and Voodoo vs. The Suicide Squad!
• Is Amanda Waller responsible for all the bad things that have happened to Grifter? Will he stop shooting long enough to learn the truth?
• Former Team 7 partners face off!

 

SUICIDE SQUAD #15

 

Suicide Squad #15

 

Written by ADAM GLASS
Art by FERNANDO DAGNINO
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in!
• Harley continues her rather unpleasant reunion with The Joker!
• Has the violent life of the Squad finally claimed Deadshot?

 

SWAMP THING #15

 

Swamp Thing #15

 

Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by MARCO RUDY
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+.
• “ROTWORLD: THE GREEN KINGDOM” part three!
• Batman’s fate in the Rotworld is revealed!
• Guest-starring the inmates of Arkham Asylum who have been dramatically affected by battling the Green, the Red and the Rot!

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #15

 

Justice League #15

 

Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
Backup story art by GARY FRANK
Variant cover by BILLY TUCCI
1:25 “Throne of Atlantis” Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
1:100 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale DECEMBER 26 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
• Part 1 of “THRONE OF ATLANTIS,” crossing over with AQUAMAN!
• Don’t miss the debut of IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO (AQUAMAN) as the new JUSTICE LEAGUE art team!
• Can the Justice League band together to battle the forces of Atlantis?
• And in the backup feature, Shazam comes face to face with Black Adam, and Billy makes a decision that will shock his friends!
This issue’s 1:25 “Throne of Atlantis” Variant cover connects with the AQUAMAN #15 1:25 “Throne of Atlantis” Variant cover to form a single image.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

AQUAMAN #15

 

Aquaman #15

 

Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by ARDIAN SYAF
Cover by EDDIE BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
1:25 B&W Variant cover by EDDIE BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
1:25 “Throne of Atlantis” Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
“We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover available
On sale DECEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Crossover with JUSTICE LEAGUE!
• Part 2 of “THRONE OF ATLANTIS!”
• Atlantis invades the surface world!
This issue’s 1:25 “Throne of Atlantis” Variant cover connects with the JUSTICE LEAGUE #15 1:25 “Throne of Atlantis” Variant cover to form a single image.

 

WORLDS’ FINEST #7

 

Worlds' Finest #7

 

Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by KEVIN MAGUIRE, GEORGE PEREZ and SCOTT KOBLISH
Cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
1:25 B&W Variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Robin begrudgingly helps Huntress track down the threat to Wayne Enterprises, but little do they realize that threat is actually tracking them!
• Meanwhile, Power Girl continues to explore the connection between Earth 2, Apokolips and this Earth, only to find herself in a stand-off with…a bunch of heavily armed 10-year-olds?!

 

BIRDS OF PREY #15

 

Birds of Prey #15

 

Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Art and cover by ROMANO MOLENAAR and VICENTE CIFUENTES
On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US• RATED T
• It’s shake-up time as the team loses one member and gains a new one!
• Meanwhile, something strange is happening to Black Canary, and Starling’s not sure what to do about it. Is this a hint of darker things to come?

 

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #15

 

Red Hood and the Outlaws #15

 

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by TIMOTHY GREEN II
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in!
• Red Hood and Red Robin team up against The Joker!
• Teen Titans vs. The Outlaws!

 

AME-COMI GIRLS: FEATURING DUELA DENT #3

 

Ame-Comi Girls #3: Featuring Duela Dent

 

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art and cover by TED NAIFEH
On sale DECEMBER 12 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!
• Part 3 of the first Ame-Comi story line!
• The origin of the Duela Dent!
• First appearance of Ame-Comi Brainiac!

 

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #8

 

Smallville Season 11 #8

 

Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by CHRISCROSS and MARC DEERING
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
On sale DECEMBER 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!
• The “Detective” epic reaches its heartpounding conclusion!
• BATMAN and GREEN ARROW versus a Prankster-controlled MISTER FREEZE!
• SUPERMAN versus PRANKSTER for the fate of METROPOLIS!

 

YOUNG JUSTICE #23

 

Young Justice #23

 

Written by GREG WEISMAN
Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES
On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• Batgirl takes on Match—alone!
• Alpha Squad infiltrates Brainiac’s ship as it hovers above Metropolis!
• Superboy and the Justice League battle their captor, Kylstar!

 

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