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DC Comics TBU Solicitations for January


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

 

BATMAN #16

 

Batman #16

 

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 AARON KUDER
1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale JANUARY 16 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
• “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” continues!
• Batman heads into his showdown with The Joker as the madman’s plan is finally revealed – in Arkham Asylum!
• It all lead’s into next month’s terrifying conclusion!
• And in the backup story, in the midst of The Joker’s assault on Batman and his allies, get a secret glimpse into what started The Crown Prince of Crime on his horrifying journey!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #7

 

Batman Incorporated #7

 

Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL
1:00 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US
• The fight to reclaim Gotham City begins!
• Batman, Inc., takes the offensive against Talia and Leviathan!
• It’s Damian vs. Heretic — and if Damian loses, the city dies!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #16

 

Batman and Robin #16

 

Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” continues here!
• Has The Joker broken Damian? Has Batman’s son met his fate at the hands of The Clown Prince of Crime?

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN ANNUAL #1

 

Batman and Robin Annual #1

 

Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES
Cover by MIKE CHOI
On sale JANUARY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
• Robin leads Batman on an unrelenting hunt across the globe for family secrets that promise to change them both forever.
• If you think you know Bruce Wayne…think again!

 

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #16

 

Batman: The Dark Knight #16

 

Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:25 B&W Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Welcome new series artist Ethan Van Sciver!
• Do you dare journey into the twisted world of the Mad Hatter?
• Batman has discovered a trail of bodies but no leads as he realizes that this is unlike any Mad Hatter case he’s seen before.

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #16

 

Detective Comics #16

 

Written by JOHN LAYMAN
Art and cover by JASON FABOK
Backup story art by ANDY CLARKE
1:25 B&W Variant cover by JASON FABOK
On sale JANUARY 9 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
• A “Death of the Family” tie-in issue!
• As The Joker continues to wreak havoc on The Dark Knight and his allies, Batman is forced to cut a deal with The Penguin…one that will come back to haunt both of them when a new villain interferes!
• And in the backup story, Ignatius Ogivly usurps The Penguin’s throne and decides to lead the underworld crimelords in The Penguin’s place!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

BATGIRL #16

 

Batgirl #16

 

Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art and cover by ED BENES
On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” continues here!
• In this issue you are invited to the wedding of Barbara Gordon and The Joker!
• The entire Gordon family is on hand for the most terrifying nuptials of all time!

 

BATWOMAN #16

 

Batwoman #16

 

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 JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• This issue guest-stars everybody!
• In this penultimate chapter, everything that’s been happening in BATWOMAN comes to a head!
• Plus, a new hero is introduced, and Wonder Woman fights monsters!

 

CATWOMAN #16

 

Catwoman #16

 

Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art and cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• Catwoman is possessed by the power of Eclipso!
• Selina may be able to fight her way out of the Black Room, but what will be left of her soul if she does?
• And find out the shocking identity of the person who hired Catwoman to steal the diamond in the first place!

 

BATWING #16

 

Batwing #16

 

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art by ALLAN JEFFERSON
Cover by SIMON BISLEY
On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• David refuses one bribe too many, and now the police have issued a hit on him!
• It’s Batwing vs. the correct police force of Tinasha!
• Can Batwing save his alter ego and the innocents who may be caught in the crossfire?

 

NIGHTWING #16

 

Nightwing #16

 

Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
Cover by EDDY BARROWS
On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in!
• After the shocking events of last issue, it didn’t seem like things could get much worse for Nightwing, but when The Joker’s involved that’s never a safe bet!
• Dick’s past is about to burn down around him – literally!

 

Other Bat-Books

 

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #12

 

Batman Beyond Unlimited #12

 

Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY, NORM BREYFOGLE and BEN CALDWELL
Cover by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY
On sale JANUARY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first stories.
• The penultimate chapter of the “10,000 Clowns” Batman Beyond epic is here!
• Don’t miss the Beyond debuts of not one but TWO legendary DC characters! (Here’s a hint: one of them is Lobo—because he’d want you to know, anyway.)
• Plus: A look at Barda’s origin from guest artist Ben Caldwell!

 

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #10

 

Batman: Arkham Unhinged #10

 

Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by BRUNO REDONDO and DAVID LOPEZ
Cover by DAVE WILKINS
On sale JANUARY 16 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first stories based on the hit video game Batman: Arkham City.
• The Penguin recruits Deadshot to end his rivalry with The Joker!
• The origin of Deadshot is revealed!

 

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #4

 

Legends of the Dark Knight #4

 

Written by T.J. FIXMAN, ANDREW DABB and JONATHAN LARSEN
Art by CHRISTOPHER MITTEN, GIORGIO PONTRELLI and TAN ENG HUAT
Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
On sale JANUARY 9 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first stories.
• There’s a new crime fighter in town, and he’s captured The Joker!
• When a new Batman movie begins filming in Gotham City, it brings out the crazies—literally!
• Plus: Two-Face unveils his most diabolical plan yet!

 

TBU Character Appearances

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #16

 

Justice League #16

 

Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
Backup story art by GARY FRANK
Variant cover by LANGDON FOSS
1:100 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO “We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover available
On sale JANUARY 23 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
• “THRONE OF ATLANTIS” continues!
• Aquaman can barely hold on against Ocean Master even with the League by his side!
• The United States loses faith in the Justice League and enters the battle against Atlantis, setting in motion the creation of the Justice League of America!
• More on the Superman/Wonder Woman alliance!
• Plus: In the backup story, the origin of SHAZAM! continues!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

AQUAMAN #16

 

Aquaman #16

 

Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by PAUL PELLETIER
Cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
1:25 B&W Variant cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• “THRONE OF ATLANTIS” continues!
• Continuing from this month’s JUSTICE LEAGUE #16!
•Torn between Ocean Master and the League in this penultimate chapter of “Throne of Atlantis, Aquaman is pushed toward an impossible choice!
• The monstrous Trench are back — and they’re hungry!

 

WORLDS’ FINEST #8

 

Worlds' Finest #8

 

Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by KEVIN MAGUIRE, GEORGE PEREZ and SANDRA HOPE
Cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
1:25 B&W Variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Power Girl and Huntress have been searching for a connection to their world, Earth 2, for years, but now they’ve kicked a hornet’s nest of trouble — and the hunters become the hunted!

 

SUPERMAN #16

 

Superman #16

 

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
1:25 B&W Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The “H’EL ON EARTH” crossover event takes a shocking turn!
• Guest-starring THE JUSTICE LEAGUE!
• The Man of Steel leads Wonder Woman, Batman, Cyborg, the Flash and Superboy on the final assault on the Fortress of Solitude!
• Can Superman stop H’El when Supergirl is standing in the way?

 

SUPERBOY #16

 

Superboy #16

 

Written by TOM DeFALCO
Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN
Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The “H’EL ON EARTH” crossover event continues!
• Don’t miss the assault on the Fortress of Solitude!
• Superboy and Superman turn to the Justice League for help — to evict H’El from Superman’s own home!

 

SUPERGIRL #16

 

Supergirl #16

 

Written by MIKE JOHNSON
Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The “H’EL ON EARTH” crossover event continues!
• The assault on the Fortress of Solitude rages on!
• Supergirl finds herself having to defend H’El from Superman, Superboy and the Justice League!

 

SWAMP THING #16

 

Swamp Thing #16

 

Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• “ROTWORLD: THE GREEN KINGDOM” races toward its epic conclusion!
• It’s Swamp Thing vs. Rotmonster as Superman as Arcane’s ultimate plan is revealed!
• What sacrifice must Swamp Thing make to cleanse the Earth of the Rot?
• And what secret did Batman leave behind in the ruins of Gotham City?

 

ALL-STAR WESTERN #16

 

All-Star Western #16

 

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by MORITAT
Backup story art by PHIL WINSLADE
Cover by WALTER SIMONSON
On sale JANUARY 30 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+
• Hex is being driven mad as he recuperates at Dr. Arkham’s house, where he meets more of the Arkham family than anyone would ever want to — until an uninvited guest drops by, and it’s an all-out brawl as Hex tries to take Hyde out and get the Black Diamond!
• And in the backup story, Tomahawk leads a gathering of Native American tribes in a final stand to protect their homeland.

 

SUICIDE SQUAD #16

 

Suicide Squad #16

 

Written by ADAM GLASS
Art by HENRIK JOHNSON and SANDU FLOREA
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• After a torturous few missions, the team resets under Amanda Waller’s watch.
• Something is terribly wrong under the surface: power plays, ulterior motives, malfunctioning powers and team members who won’t stay dead? What’s going on?

 

YOUNG JUSTICE #24

 

Young Justice #24

 

Written by GREG WEISMAN
Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES
On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• Deadshot attempts assassination!
• Batgirl fights alone against Match!
• Kylstar decimates Superboy and the Justice League!
• Nightwing’s team fails against Brainiac!

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #1

 

Injustice: Gods Among Us #1

 

Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art and cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
On sale JANUARY 30 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• Based on DC’s latest highly anticipated video game from the makers of Mortal Kombat!
• The first time in print for these digital-first stories.
• This prequel explains the events leading up to the start of this epic game!

 

TEEN TITANS #16

 

Teen Titans #16

 

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in!
• Our heroes learn a lesson they’ll never forget as Arsenal takes control in Red Robin’s absence!
• Mirroring the events of RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #16, Jason Todd and Tim Drake must rely on each other to survive The Joker’s attack!
• Plus: It’s the return of Raven!

 

TALON #4

 

Talon #4

 

Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH
1:25 Variant cover by MIKE CHOI
1:100 B&W Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Talon battles his past and future in Metropolis!
• Things are getting tense for Calvin Rose as he tries to escape Metropolis without losing the reason he left the Court of Owls in the first place. But standing in his way is one of the Court’s most lethal weapons!

 

BIRDS OF PREY #16

 

Birds of Prey #16

 

Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Art and cover by ROMANO MOLENAAR and VICENTE CIFUENTES
On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The team gets a deadly new member in the form of Strix, a former Talon from the Court of Owls!
• Who is she and what does her appearance mean for the rest of the Birds?
• Plus: Something goes terribly wrong for Black Canary…

 

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #16

 

Red Hood and the Outlaws #16

 

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by TIMOTHY GREEN II
Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” continues here!
• Ties in to this month’s TEEN TITANS #16!
• Tim Drake and Jason Todd have to survive a confrontation with The Joker and stop their respective teams from killing each other.
• Considering how well they have worked together in the past, that shouldn’t be a problem, right? RIGHT?

 

Posted by Dustin Fritschel

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