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DC Comics TBU Solicitations for October


The DC solicitations for the month of October 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

 

 

Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
1:25 Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH
1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale OCTOBER 9 • 64 pg, FC, $6.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $7.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Zero Year Part Four! In this amazing, double-sized issue, Batman is on the trail of the Red Hood Gang and their mysterious leader, secret origins are revealed, and a major surprise will change the course of Zero Year and Batman’s life!
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 #24
Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art and cover by ALEX MALEEV
1:25 B&W Variant cover by ALEX MALEEV
On sale OCTOBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Now that he's locked up in Arkham, Gotham City is safe from the threat ofClayface. But what led Clayface to become the monster that he is? The answers lie here.

 

 

BATMAN AND TWO-FACE #24
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale OCTOBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
“The Big Burn” part one of five! Two-Face’s first epic in The New 52 sees Batman unraveling the mysterious connections between Harvey Dent’s life and the origin of Carrie Kelley!

 

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #24
Written by JOHN LAYMAN
Art and cover by JASON FABOK
1:25 B&W Variant cover by JASON FABOK
On sale OCTOBER 2 • 32 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.
Batman’s final confrontation with The Wrath is here! Can Batman stop his evil counterpart from claiming any more victims as an epic battle bursts onto the city streets?
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

 

BATWOMAN #24
Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN
Art by TREVOR McCARTHY
Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
1:25 B&W Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
On sale OCTOBER 16 • 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 battle between Batwoman and Batman begins here—it’s all been leading to this!

 

 

BATGIRL #24
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by ALEX GARNER
On sale OCTOBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
“Batgirl: Wanted” part two! Chased by her father and the police, and ravaged with guilt over the death of her brother, Barbara has given up her Batgirl identity! But tonight she is forced to take to the streets—with deadly consequences!

 

 

BATWING #24
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and EBER FERREIRA
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
On sale OCTOBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
At Batman’s direction Luke Fox takes off for Italy to compete in a Mixed Martial Arts tournament. He’s about to come face to face with Lady Vic and Charlie Caligula, so let’s hope he brought his newly modified Batwing armor!

 

 

CATWOMAN #24
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
On sale OCTOBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
It’s time! Catwoman vs. The Joker’s Daughter deep in the Gotham Underground!

 

 

NIGHTWING #24
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art and cover by WILL CONRAD
On sale OCTOBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Who gets the last laugh? The Prankster vs. Nightwing!

 

 

NIGHTWING ANNUAL #1
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art by JASON MASTERS
Cover by TONY S. DANIEL
On sale OCTOBER 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
Robin and Batgirl grew up fighting side by side…but with Dick Grayson about to embark on a new crimefighting quest and Barbara Gordon no longer fighting under the Bat, is there anything left between them? Following the “Batgirl: Wanted” epic, this is the story of a twosome with nothing left to lose, fighting for the only thing they can: each other!

 

Other Bat-Books

 

 

BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #2
Written by RAFAEL GRANPA, DAN DIDIO, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, JEFF LEMIRE and MICHAEL USLAN
Art by RAFAEL GRAMPA, J.G. JONES, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, ALEX NINO and DAVE BULLOCK
Cover by JIM STERANKO
On sale OCTOBER 2 • 48 pg, B&W, 2 of 6, $4.99 US • RATED T
The Eisner Award-winning series continues with a second amazing issue! Don’t miss new takes on the Dark Knight from legendary creators including Rafael Grampá, Dan DiDio and J.G. Jones, Rafael Albuquerque, Jeff Lemire and Alex Niño, and Michael Uslan and Dave Bullock! Plus, a cover by the amazing Jim Steranko!

 

 

BATMAN ‘66 #4
Written by JEFF PARKER
Art by JONATHAN CASE
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
1:25 Variant cover by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY
On sale OCTOBER 16 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Batman and Robin head to 1960s London to take on The Mad Hatter! When the Caped Crusader hears that hats are being stolen from England’s famous Beefeaters, he knows it can only be the work of Jervis Tetch. But something’s also amiss at Big Ben. Could the Clock King be up to his old tricks?

 

 

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #19
Written by KAREN TRAVISS
Art by TONY SHASTEEN
Cover by CHRISTOPHER MITTEN
On sale OCTOBER 9 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Mayor Sharp is furious when low-level criminals are ordered out of his new Arkham City facility. But Councilman Groves has a plan to send them all packing. Meanwhile, Batman gets an unexpected new ally in his quest to uncover The Bookbinder: Catwoman!

 

 

BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #3
Written by KYLE HIGGINS and CHRISTOS N. GAGE
Art by THONY SILAS and IBAN COELLO
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale OCTOBER 16 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
As Superman journeys into the mists of the Phantom Zone, the rest of the Justice League squares off against an army of rogue Superman robots! Plus, who is the powerful and mysterious Rewire? And what twisted plans does he have for Batman?

 

 

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #13
Written by PETER MILLIGAN and TIM SEELEY
Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI and FREDDIE WILLIAMS II
Cover by DAVID WILLIAMS
On sale OCTOBER 16 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST • FINAL ISSUE
Batman returns to his low-tech roots after years of counting on WayneTech gadgetry in “Return of Batman.” Then, when The Dark Knight takes one of Gotham City’s unluckiest criminals into protective custody, Thirteen forces him to reconsider in “Unlucky 13.”

 

 

BEWARE THE BATMAN #1
Written by IVAN COHEN
Art and cover by LUCIANO VECCHIO
1:25 Animation art variant cover
On sale OCTOBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
DC Nation proudly presents: BEWARE THE BATMAN, a new, all-ages series! Bruce Wayne spent years learning crime-fighting techniques from his butler (and former secret agent) Alfred Pennyworth. Now he’s ready to take on Gotham City’s criminal underground as the Batman!

 

 

BATMAN: LI’L GOTHAM #7
Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS and DUSTIN NGUYEN
Art and cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale OCTOBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST
During Japan’s Month of Waters, Aquaman calls upon The Dark Knight—so get ready for a battle of GIGANTIC proportions as the Bat-family faces robots, sea monsters and more in “Minazuki.” Then, on Independence Day, Uncle Sam implores his villainous friends to steal all the fireworks for one explosive celebration!

 

 

DAMIAN: SON OF BATMAN #1
Written by ANDY KUBERT
Art and cover by ANDY KUBERT
1:25 Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL
1:100 B&W Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale OCTOBER 30 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 4, $3.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Damian Wayne, the son of Batman, has adopted the cape and cowl as his own…but what horrific events set this troubled hero on the path of his dark destiny? It’s a possible future that may never be in this epic miniseries written and drawn by one of Damian’s co-creators, Andy Kubert!

 

TBU Character Appearances

 

 

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #4
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by JAE LEE
1:25 Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL
1:100 B&W Variant cover by JAE LEE
On sale OCTOBER 2 • 32 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.
It’s the conclusion of the first arc in this series as one world dies and another lives! Plus: We discover why Superman and Batman have no memory of this tragic first adventure.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #24
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:25 Variant cover by AARON KUDER
1:100 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale OCTOBER 16 • 32 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.
A “Forever Evil” tie-in! THE JUSTICE LEAGUE IS DEAD! But who’s at the top of the food chain now? And what does BLACK ADAM have to say about 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 #8
Written by MATT KINDT
Art and cover by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY
1:25 Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
1:100 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY
On sale OCTOBER 9 • 32 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.
A “Forever Evil” tie-in! THE JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA IS DEAD. But in the aftermath, one of the team’s members uncovers the JLA’s darkest secrets!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #24
Written by RAY FAWKES
Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN
1:25 B&W Variant cover by MIKEL JANIN
On sale OCTOBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
A “Forever Evil” tie-in! THE JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK IS DEAD. Not even the JL Dark can escape the evil that’s invaded the Earth—except for John Constantine! But why has he alone survived? And will he try to stop the villains—or join them? Long live the NEW Justice League Dark!

 

 

SUICIDE SQUAD #24
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Cover by JASON PEARSON
On sale OCTOBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
A FOREVER EVIL tie-in! Belle Reve has been turned to rubble and the inmates are on the loose! Alone, Amanda Waller must fight her way out and form a new Suicide Squad! Or is a new team already in place?

 

 

TEEN TITANS #24
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by ANGEL UNZUETA and ART THIBERT
Cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
1:25 B&W Variant cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
On sale OCTOBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
As Forever Evil spreads across the world, where have the Teen Titans gone? Find out when they are and why the Titans definitely aren’t together!

 

 

BIRDS OF PREY #24
Written by CHRISTY MARX
Art by ROMANO MOLENAAR and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by JORGE MOLINA
On sale OCTOBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The Birds are up against impossible odds as Canary must free her suddenly alive husband, Kurt, from Regulus, while Batgirl and Strix infiltrate the Basilisk compound!

 

 

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #24
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art by JULIUS GOPEZ and RAY McCARTHY
Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
On sale OCTOBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Jason Todd now leads the League of Assassins against the Untitled and his former teammates. But the true power is within the Lazarus Pit in the City of Assassins. What will it unleash?

 

 

TALON #12
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art by EMANUEL SIMEONI
Cover by KEN HUNT
On sale OCTOBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Lives hang in the balance as Talon rushes back to Gotham City to stop the Court of Owls from taking apart his life once and for all! But will Batman stand as his ally—or stand in his way?

 

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #10
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK, MIKE S. MILLER and TOM DERENICK
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
1:10 DC Collectibles Photo cover
On sale OCTOBER 23 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Hoping to stop Batman’s behind-the-scenes maneuvering, Superman has decided to take him out of the game. He’s going to go worldwide with the news that the Caped Crusader is really Bruce Wayne. But at the last minute, Batman plays his one remaining ace. He’s about to turn off the lights on the JLA’s satellite headquarters.

 

 

FOREVER EVIL #2
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND
1:25 Villain A variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:25 Villain B variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:25 Villain C variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:200 B&W Variant cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND
On sale OCTOBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 7, $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.
The villains have taken over the world! The Teen Titans fight back! Can the inexperienced teen heroes do what the adults could not? (Answer: Nope. It goes very poorly.)
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

 

FOREVER EVIL: ARKHAM WAR #1
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by SCOT EATON and JAIME MENDOZA
Cover by JASON FABOK
1:25 B&W Variant cover JASON FABOK
On sale OCTOBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
As FOREVER EVIL hits the world, no corner of the DC Universe is in worse shape than Gotham City! Madness and mayhem hit the streets as both Arkham Asylum and Blackgate Prison unleash their prisoners upon the helpless citizens of Gotham. And with no Dark Knight to protect the city, what horrors will follow?

 

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