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DC Comics TBU Solicitations for September


The DC solicitations for the month of September 2013, which DC has labled as Villian month, 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 #23.1: THE JOKER
Written by ANDY KUBERT
Art by ANDY CLARKE
3-D motion cover by JASON FABOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
The Joker has FOREVER been the face of EVIL in the DC Universe…but what led him on this devious path of treachery? Andy Kubert pens this early adventure showcasing the maniacal exploits of the Crown Prince of Gotham—The JOKER!

 

 

BATMAN #23.2: THE RIDDLER
Written by SCOTT SNYDER and RAY FAWKES
Art by JEREMY HAUN
3-D motion cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale SEPTEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
With The Dark Knight out of the picture, The Riddler engages in an epic game of wits. Learn what maddening early moments led a young Edward Nygma to evolve into Gotham City’s Prince of Mischief! And see how events of ZERO YEAR continue to affect The Riddler today!

 

 

BATMAN #23.3: THE PENGUIN
Written by FRANK TIERI
Art by CHRISTIAN DUCE
3-D motion cover by JASON FABOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Follow The Penguin’s latest quest for power as he prepares to undermine one of Gotham City’s most powerful politicians. What does the criminal mastermind stand to gain?

 

 

BATMAN #23.4: BANE
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by GRAHAM NOLAN
3-D motion cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale SEPTEMBER 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Batman is gone, and the inmates of Arkham Asylum are running wild in the streets! Bane is in Gotham City with one goal…to take it over no matter who he has to break!

 

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #23.1: TWO-FACE
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by GUILLEM MARCH
3-D motion cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Two-Face is approached to join the Secret Society! Which side will his coin land on?

 

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #23.2: THE COURT OF OWLS
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art by JORGE LUCAS
3-D motion cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale SEPTEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
The Court of Owls takes stock of the new world order created in the wake of Forever Evil! What horrors will they unleash in order to maintain control!

 

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #23.3: RA’S AL GHUL AND THE LEAGUE OF ASSASSINS
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art by JORGE LUCAS
3-D motion cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale SEPTEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
The origin of Ra’s al Ghul in The New 52! For centuries Ra’s has had a plan for this world, and now he is faced with an offer from the Secret Society that could help him achieve what he wants…or undo everything he has worked for. Which path will the Demon’s Head choose?

 

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #23.4: KILLER CROC
Written by TIM SEELEY
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA
3-D motion cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale SEPTEMBER 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
As the battle for Gotham City continues to build, the scales become unbalanced when the ferocious Killer Croc enters the fray!

 

 

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #23.1: THE VENTRILOQUIST
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by DERLIS SANTACRUZ
3-D motion cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
The origin of the Ventriloquist is revealed! One of them has powerful telekinesis and the other is a cold-blooded murderer—but who’s the real dummy in this act?

 

 

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #23.2: MR. FREEZE
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by JASON MASTERS
3-D motion cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale SEPTEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Mr. Freeze takes his obsessions over the line when he sets his sights on his newfound family and getting revenge on Batman!

 

 

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #23.3: CLAYFACE
Written by JOHN LAYMAN
Art by CLIFF RICHARDS
3-D motion cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale SEPTEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
It’s the biggest audition of Clayface’s life as he attempts to impress the Secret Society and join their ranks. Desperate to prove himself more than a monster, Clayface sets a scheme into motion that quickly unravels! Will he make his mark—or dig his own grave?

 

 

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #23.4: THE JOKER’S DAUGHTER
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art by GEORGES JEANTY
3-D motion cover by JASON FABOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
The Gotham Underground is quickly becoming a base of power in the DC Universe! After the destruction of Arkham Asylum, The Joker’s Daughter is gaining hordes of followers across the terrifying and brutal landscape! In a world where ugly is considered beautiful, what dark initiation rites befall this madwoman’s new recruits?

 

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #23.1: POISON IVY
Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by JAVIER PINA
3-D motion cover by JASON FABOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
For too long, Poison Ivy has played with men’s hearts and been a pawn in their games too—but no more! Now that Batman is gone, she will grow into a force of nature unlike anything Gotham City has seen before!

 

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #23.2: HARLEY QUINN
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by NEIL GOOGE
3-D motion cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
On sale SEPTEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
If Dr. Harleen Quinzel wasn’t crazy when she fell for The Joker at Arkham Asylum, she sure was messed up afterwards! Find out more from Harley’s time with her beloved Mr. J. and see what got her into so much trouble that she was “recruited” for the Suicide Squad!

 

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #23.3: THE SCARECROW
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by SZYMON KUDRANSKI
3-D motion cover by JASON FABOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
See the new Gotham City through the eyes of the Scarecrow! It’s Arkham Asylum unleashed on humanity—and it’s all the Scarecrow has ever wanted!

 

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #23.4: MAN-BAT
Written by FRANK TIERI
Art by SCOT EATON and JAIME MENDOZA
3-D motion cover by JASON FABOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Dr. Langstrom has given in to the Man-Bat side of his personality. Left unchecked in a world without heroes, he brutally stalks his prey in Gotham City! If Langstrom won’t stop himself…who will?

 

Other Bat-Books

 

 

BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #1
Written by CHIP KIDD, NEAL ADAMS, JOE QUINONES, MARIS WICKS, JOHN ARCUDI and HOWARD MACKIE
Art by MICHAEL CHO, NEAL ADAMS, JOE QUINONES, SEAN MURPHY and CHRIS SAMNEE
Cover by MARC SILVESTRI
1:25 Variant cover by TBD
1:200 B&W Variant cover by MARC SILVESTRI
“We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover also available.
On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 48 pg, 1 of 6, B&W, $4.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information.
The legendary, Eisner Award-winning series BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE returns in a brand-new six-issue miniseries featuring tales of The Dark Knight by some of comics’ greatest writers and artists! This first issue kicks off with stories by Chip Kidd and Michael Cho, Neal Adams, Joe Quinones and Maris Wicks, John Arcudi and Sean Murphy, and Howard Mackie and Chris Samnee!

 

 

BATMAN ‘66 #3
Written by JEFF PARKER
Art by JOE QUINONES
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
1:25 Variant cover by CULLY HAMNER
On sale SEPTEMBER 18 • 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.
To protect his beloved Gotham City, The Batman is forced to release his deadliest enemy…THE JOKER! Will Batman be able to put the genie back in the bottle? Who does The Joker have working with him on the outside? Why does Robin have to ride in a sidecar on the Batcycle? BATMAN ‘66 rolls into high gear with mystery and mayhem!

 

 

BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #2
Written by KYLE HIGGINS and CHRISTOS N. GAGE
Art by THONY SILAS and IBAN COELLO
Cover by KHARY RANDOLPH
On sale SEPTEMBER 18 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Batman is stretched thin when a breakout at the new Arkham Institute puts his greatest foes back on the streets! Plus: One of Superman’s greatest foes returns! You do NOT want to miss this!

 

 

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #18
Written by KAREN TRAVISS
Art by FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO
Cover by CHRISTOPHER MITTEN
1:10 DC COLLECTIBLES PHOTO VARIANT COVER
On sale SEPTEMBER 11 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Gotham City’s corrupt food inspector becomes a pawn of the Bookbinder. Now, the mysterious vigilante will use him to convince the populace that its beef supply is contaminated. As businesses panic, Batman races to discover his enemy’s true identity.
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

 

 

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #12
Written by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE and PETER MILLIGAN
Art by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE and RICCARDO BURCHIELLI
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
In “Adaptation,” Bruce Wayne faces life after winning his lifelong struggle against crime—and you might be surprised by his reaction! Then, when WayneTech’s stock prices fall, Batman must fight crime on a budget! Will his ability to fend off Ra’s al Ghul and his minions suffer?

 

TBU Character Appearances

 

 

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #3.1: DOOMSDAY
Written by GREG PAK
Art by BRETT BOOTH
3-D motion cover by TONY S. DANIEL
On sale SEPTEMBER 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Long before Superman fought the unstoppable monster known as Doomsday, the beast’s reputation for death and destruction haunted The Man of Steel’s home world of Krypton.

 

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #23.1: DARKSEID
Written by GREG PAK
Art by PAULO SIQUERIA
3-D motion cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
For Darkseid, Lord of Apokolips, you conform or die. Now born into his realm is an anomaly who looks to challenge that. A trickster, who will go to any length to survive even if it means sacrificing worlds to do it—leading to an Earth shattering confrontation between The Man of Steel and a Dark Lord.

 

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #23.4: SECRET SOCIETY
Written by GEOFF JOHNS and STERLING GATES
Art by MANUEL GARCIA and ROB HUNTER
3-D motion cover by MIKEL JANIN
On sale SEPTEMBER 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
An army of super villains has been built throughout The New 52 during 2013—but for what purpose? Learn about the villains that have paved the way for the world of FOREVER EVIL.

 

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #7.1: DEADSHOT
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by PASQUAL FERRY
3-D motion cover by TONY S. DANIEL and MATT BANNING
On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Is it a death wish that makes Floyd Lawton put on the mask of Deadshot? Or is something more sinister pulling at Floyd when he becomes a relentless assassin who feels nothing for his victims? Discover the truth behind Deadshot’s secret history in this issue!

 

 

TEEN TITANS #23.1: TRIGON
Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art by CAFU
3-D motion cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
On sale SEPTEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
He is the ruler of six kingdoms of pain, suffering and agony—but the one world that evades Trigon is Earth. Trigon’s influence has been spread across worlds by his sons, but it wasn’t until he conceived a daughter of Earthly origin that the monster finally had an heir who could aid his quest. Now, with all the world’s heroes missing—is this the final victory of Trigon?

 

 

TEEN TITANS #23.2: DEATHSTROKE
Written by COREY MAYS and DOOMA WENDSCHUH
Art by ANGEL UNZUETA and MORITAT
3-D motion cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
On sale SEPTEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
One of the deadliest men in the world has a secret: his family. Slade Wilson lives to kill, but can even Deathstroke the Terminator balance his home life with a complicated hit?
Don’t miss this amazing issue written by Corey Mays and Dooma Wendschuh, writers of the video games Assassin’s Creed and Batman: Arkham Origins.

 

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #9
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK, BRUNO REDONDO and TOM DERENICK
Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
On sale SEPTEMBER 25 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Thousands have died around the world in the recent alien invasion. Despite his strength, Superman has begun to feel powerless. So while he and Luthor work on an extreme solution that could make the world safer, Batman’s team of heroes have become even more wary of Superman’s new methods. A confrontation between the heroes appears inevitable, one that may finally see Batman’s wild card played.

 

 

FOREVER EVIL #1
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND
1:25 Villain A cover by TBD
1:25 Villain B cover by TBD
1:25 Villain C cover by TBD
3-D motion variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:200 B&W variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 48 pg, 1 of 7, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with seven covers. Please see the order form for more information.
The first universe-wide event of The New 52 begins as FOREVER EVIL launches! The Justice League is DEAD! And the villains shall INHERIT the Earth! An epic tale of the world’s greatest super-villains starts here!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

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2 thoughts on “DC Comics TBU Solicitations for September

  1. Matthew

    Thank you BU staff for showing me how the covers will look before they hit the comic book store shelves! I'm really excited about September villain month and hope to pick up all of the bat book covers. Hopefully my comic book shop will have all of these covers available. Thank you again!

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