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DC Comics TBU Solicitations for June


The DC solicitations for the month of June 2013 have been released, 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 #12
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
1:25 Variant cover by GRANT MORRISON
1:100 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
On sale JUNE 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Leviathan and the Heretic are on the ropes…could Batman be on the verge of avenging all he’s lost? This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

 

BATMAN #21
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Backup story written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
Art by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI
Backup story art by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
1:25 Variant cover by MIKEL JANIN
1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale JUNE 12 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Witness The New 52 origin of The Dark Knight in BATMAN: ZERO YEAR! Twists and turns are around every corner as Bruce Wayne takes the final steps toward his destiny! And in the backup story, learn more about how different Gotham City was at this dangerous point in time.

 

 

BATMAN AND BATGIRL #21
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale JUNE 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
What deal would you make to bring someone back from the dead? And in this issue, it’s Batman vs. Batgirl!

 

 

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #21
Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:25 B&W Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
On sale JUNE 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
The grand finale to the origin of The Mad Hatter is here as Batman’s quest for vengeance reaches its conclusion.

 

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #21
Written by JOHN LAYMAN
Art by SCOT EATON
Backup story art by ANDY CLARKE
Cover by JASON FABOK
1:25 B&W Variant cover by JASON FABOK
On sale JUNE 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Harper Row joins Batman on a case that leads all the way back to DETECTIVE COMICS #0, but will The Dark Knight be willing to accept her help? Illustrated by guest-artist Scot Eaton!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

 

BATWOMAN #21
Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN
Art by FRANCISCO FRANCAVILLA
Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
1:25 B&W Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
On sale JUNE 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
In the aftermath of the Medusa ordeal, Killer Croc is rescued by a mysterious cult…but what connection do they have with Batwoman, and why do they need to see her die?

 

 

CATWOMAN #21
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
On sale JUNE 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Following the events of the CATWOMAN ANNUAL, Catwoman and the Penguin declare war on each other—and Gotham City is set to burn in their wake!

 

 

BATWING #21
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and JULIO FERREIRA
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale JUNE 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Caught in the jaws of Lion-Mane—who is the NEW Batwing?

 

 

BATGIRL #21
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by ALEX GARNER
On sale JUNE 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Batgirl’s chilling battle against the new Ventriloquist continues—but has Barbara gone too far? How can she carry on as Batgirl? What choices will she make, and how will her new, decidedly deadly admirer affect her decision?

 

 

NIGHTWING #21
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
On sale JUNE 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Desperate to find a ghost from his past, Nightwing turns to The Prankster for help, unaware that they are both targets of The Mask Killer!

 

Other Bat-Books

 

 

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #15
Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by DAVIDE FABBRI
Cover by ERIC NGUYEN
On sale JUNE 12 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Hugo Strange makes a last, desperate attempt to strike Batman where he lives. While The Dark Knight is otherwise engaged behind the walls of Arkham City, Strange’s Tyger Guards descend upon a seemingly undefended Wayne Manor. It’s up to Nightwing, Robin and Alfred to show them they’re not welcome.

 

 

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #17
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 JUNE 19 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
The plot thickens in Batman Beyond as Undercloud’s plan comes to light! Plus, The Justice League’s new ally is revealed, and don’t miss the epic conclusion of Superman Beyond!

 

 

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #9
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE and RAY FAWKES
Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK and STEPHANE ROUX
Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
On sale JUNE 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Scarecrow believes that fear is your friend, and he wants to help Batman get in touch with that emotion. Will his new fear toxin succeed? And in “Tap Tap,” Batman sets out to trap a thief in the home of a billionaire investment banker but falls afoul of a security system far more elaborate than he expected. Guest-starring Catwoman!

 

 

BATMAN: LI’L GOTHAM #3
Written by DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art and cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale JUNE 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST
It’s Valentine’s Day in Gotham City, and The Joker’s having a rough time. Not only does he hate the holiday, but when his plan to ruin it for everyone else backfires, he becomes the target of many fan-favorite females’ affections! And in the second story, set against the backdrop of Gotham City’s Lunar New Year celebrations, Damian and Katana team up to take down some thieves. But when they get captured, can some “old” allies save them?

 

TBU Character Appearances

 

 

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #1
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by JAE LEE
1:100 B&W variant cover by JAE LEE
1:25 BATMAN variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
1:25 SUPERMAN variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH
“We Can Be Heroes” blank variant cover available
On sale JUNE 5 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with six covers. Please see the order form for more information.
A new epic begins with the debut of this new, ongoing series! Don’t miss the first fateful meeting of Batman and Superman in The New 52!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #21
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by GARY FRANK
1:25 Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE
1:100 B&W Variant cover by GARY FRANK
On sale JUNE 19 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information.
THE MARCH TO TRINITY WAR CONTINUES! This is it! Shazam’s origin story concludes in an extra sized extravaganza! As Black Adam threatens to gain control of all magic, Billy Batson learns that in order to stop him, he’ll need help from the unlikeliest of people. But what greater role awaits Shazam in the larger DC universe? And what does the Justice League have to do with it?
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #5
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Backup story written by MATT KINDT
Art and cover by DAVID FINCH
Backup story art by MANUEL GARCIA and DAVE BEATY
1:25 Variant cover by JASON FABOK
1:100 B&W Variant cover by DAVID FINCH
On sale JUNE 12 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Reeling from the traumatic death following issue #4’s cliffhanger, the “world’s most dangerous team” discovers what the Secret Society is ultimately after—and who they are. But can Steve Trevor get this uncontrollable team under control before it’s too late? Plus, a revelation about Stargirl leaves one of her team members out for blood.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

 

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #21
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art by JULIUS GOPEZ
Cover by AL BARRIONUEVA
On sale JUNE 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
There is a bounty on the heads of the Outlaws, and Jason can’t remember what he did to cause it.

 

 

BIRDS OF PREY #21
Written by CHRISTY MARX
Art and cover by ROMANO MOLENAAR and VICENTE CIFUENTES
On sale JUNE 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The Birds are forced to work with Calvin Rose in order to protect one of their own in this confrontation that continues in this month’s TALON #9!

 

 

SUICIDE SQUAD #21
Written by ALES KOT
Art by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Cover by JASON PEARSON
On sale JUNE 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
The Suicide Squad takes over Belle Reve! When the team decides they’ve had enough of Amanda Waller’s manipulations, they turn the tables on their boss. But Waller still has a few tricks up her sleeve—or more accurately, a bomb in everyone’s neck!

 

 

TEEN TITANS #21
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
1:25 B&W Variant cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
On sale JUNE 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Something is very wrong with Red Robin…and he’s about to prove it! Can the rest of the Titans stop this tragedy? Or is it already too late?

 

 

TALON #9
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art and cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
1:25 B&W Variant cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
On sale JUNE 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
In the aftermath of his encounter with Strix and the Birds of Prey (continuing from this month’s BIRDS OF PREY #21), Calvin is sent on his deadliest mission yet: Retrieve one man from the deadliest island on Earth, Santa Prisca, the home of Bane!

 

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #6
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK and MIKE S. MILLER
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
On sale JUNE 26 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Batman recovers from a devastating tragedy with only Catwoman at his side, and then goes underground to start developing the resistance against Superman’s new world order—but The Man of Steel is about to take the battle to the next level. Collects three chapters from the digital-first series inspired by the highly anticipated game.

 

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