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TBU Solicitations – May 2016


DC Comics Celebrates #52, "Super League" Concludes in May 2016 Solicitations

BATMAN #52
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
Cover by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI
Variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Echoes from Batman’s past ripple out into Gotham City’s future…

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #52
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and MATT RYAN
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
When devastating secrets are revealed at a Marine Corps base, Batman must decide who to trust from his past if he’s going to solve the mystery

 

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #32
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by TYLER KIRKHAM
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
“Super League” continues this month as Kal-El’s bid to strengthen his forces brings him, Batman and Wonder Woman into China and into conflict with the might of that nation’s greatest heroes: the Great 10!

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #51
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by PAUL PELLETIER and TONY KORDOS
On sale MAY 18 • 40 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
It’s a brave new world in the devastation that follows “DARKSEID WAR.”

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #11
Written by BRYAN HITCH
Art by NEIL EDWARDS
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
The conquest of Rao may be over, but the League must pick up the pieces of a rattled populace. It makes them vulnerable to another attack—this time from within their own ranks!

 

TEEN TITANS #20
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by IAN CHURCHILL
Cover by JONBOY MEYERS
On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The Fearsome Five is back! These deadly Teen Titans villains are gunning for Raven as if their lives depended on it. What dark secret drives their mission? It’s one Red Robin doesn’t want the team to learn! A new game-changing epic begins in “All For One.”

 

TITANS HUNT #8
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art and cover by PAULO SIQUEIRA
On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, 8 of 8, $3.99 US • RATED T
Can the Titans become a team again and defeat the darkness that surrounds them, or has the grotesque Mr. Twister got them too tightly in his grasp? The Hunt is about to end, and Twister is going for the kill.

 

GRAYSON #20
Written by JACKSON LANZING and COLLIN KELLY
Art by ROGE ANTONIO
Cover by MIKEL JANIN
On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
With one of his closest allies now his greatest foe, Dick Grayson will have to make his greatest sacrifice to save those he loves.

 

BATGIRL #52
Written by BRENDEN FLETCHER
Art by ELEONORA CARLINI
Cover by BABS TARR
Variant cover by BABS TARR
On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
With her friends starting new lives and Burnside changing all around her, it’s time for Batgirl to decide what her next adventure will be—and it just might take her around the world!

 

RED HOOD/ARSENAL #12
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by DEXTER SOY
Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM
On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Arsenal confronts his greatest mistake: the mercenaries known as the Iron Rule! Good thing Red Hood is there to help him—but will Jason’s methods tear down the partnership they’ve been trying so hard to build? Plus, Joker’s Daughter faces her greatest challenge yet: high school!

 

ROBIN: SON OF BATMAN #12
Written by RAY FAWKES
Art and cover by RAMON BACHS
On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Robin, Batman and Talia al Ghul team up on Dinosaur Island! But can Damian’s dream of his family finally coming together survive the rising power of the Lu’un Darga?

 

WE ARE ROBIN #12
Written by LEE BERMEJO
Art by JORGE CORONA
Cover by LEE BERMEJO
On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
The Robins go after Smiley and the Jokers, who have taken their brand of chaos beyond the walls of Middletown High. Can Duke, Riko, Izzy, Dax and Dre take him down before all of Gotham City falls?

 

CATWOMAN #52
Written by FRANK TIERI
Art by INAKI MIRANDA
Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON
Variant cover by INAKI MIRANDA
On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
As secrets about the Faceless mask and the history of the False Face Society come to light, Catwoman’s own past comes back to haunt her. And where the False Face Society is involved, Black Mask is never far behind—and with him, a dark secret regarding his connection to Selina’s past. And when it’s revealed, that secret will change Catwoman’s life forever!

 

BATMAN BEYOND #12
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art and cover by PHILIP TAN
On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Yeah, that’s who you think it is! Get ready for surprises and revelations as Bruce Wayne welcomes you to the storyline that will change Batman Beyond’s status quo forever!

 

POISON IVY: CYCLE OF LIFE AND DEATH #5
Written by AMY CHU
Art by CLAY MANN and SETH MANN
Cover by CLAY MANN
On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T
Trouble is brewing as Poison Ivy’s sporelings discover their powers and spread their wings, causing mayhem across Gotham City! Plus, a murderer-mastermind is revealed in this penultimate chapter of Life and Death!

 

GOTHAM ACADEMY #18
Written by BRENDEN FLETCHER, FAITH ERIN HICKS and NATASHA ALTERICI
Art by ADAM ARCHER, FAITH ERIN HICKS, MORITAT, NATASHA ALTERICI and ANNIE WU
Cover by HELEN MINGJUE CHEN
On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
As the “Gotham Academy Yearbook” storyline comes to an end, Olive, Maps and the gang wrap up the year with stories that will reveal secrets about the Academy you won’t want to miss!

 

BLACK CANARY #12
Written by BRENDEN FLETCHER
Art and cover by ANNIE WU
On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Black Canary’s European tour comes to an end as Dinah and her crew bring the fight to the sinister cult that’s taken control of her mother’s legacy! But there’s one more secret about her past that Dinah has yet to learn…

 

HARLEY QUINN #28
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by JOHN TIMMS
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
1:25 Variant cover by AMANDA CONNER
On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
The improbable Red Tool is coming after Harley…but is this a personal vendetta? And more important—what can she do to stop him when he seems to shrug off everything she throws in his path?

 

HARLEY QUINN AND HER GANG OF HARLEYS #2
Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI and FRANK TIERI
Art by MAURICET
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
1:25 Variant cover by TK TK
On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T+
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
With Harley missing, the Gang springs into action to find her…but they’re definitely not prepared for the sinister mastermind behind the kidnapping! Who in the world is Harley Sinn?!

 

NEW SUICIDE SQUAD #20
Written by TIM SEELEY
Art and cover by JUAN FERREYRA
On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Faced with a certain and ignominious death at the hands of an insane doom cult, the proud assassin Deadshot is forced to perform the most desperate act imaginable: begging Captain Boomerang to save his life.

 

SUICIDE SQUAD MOST WANTED: DEADSHOT/KATANA #5
Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO and MIKE W. BARR
Art by VIKTOR BOGDANOVIC, RICHARD FRIEND and DIOGENES NEVES
Cover by CARY NORD
On sale MAY 25 • 48 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $4.99 US • RATED T
After Will Evans murders his own teammate, Floyd Lawton escapes Belle Reve and takes the fight straight to the impostor! But which Deadshot will survive?
Meanwhile, Katana is proven right as Kobra’s hidden plan is revealed—but no one could have anticipated what will happen when the villain’s plot is overturned. Is the Suicide Squad prepared to deal with a rogue Aurakle?

 

EARTH 2: SOCIETY #12
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art and cover by JORGE JIMENEZ
On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
What role do superheroes play on a new world where society has to rebuild itself from the ground up? Two cities are about to go to war over limited resources and this new Earth-2 is beginning to look as familiar as the old one. Can Captain Steel and Power Girl stop the fighting before it starts?

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE 3001 #12
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art and cover by SCOTT KOLINS
On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The end of the future may be in sight! Eclipso and the Legion of Death have the Justice League cornered—now, who will live…and who will die?

 

MIDNIGHTER #12
Written by STEVE ORLANDO
Art by ACO and HUGO PETRUS
Cover by ACO
On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Midnighter, Apollo and the Suicide Squad square off against The Unified—one of Henry Bendix’s most dangerous creations! Is their combined strength enough to stop a being as powerful as Superman and as intelligent as Midnighter?

 

SECRET SIX #14
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art and cover by DALE EAGLESHAM
On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
It’s a big turning point for the Secret Six and all of their friends are attending the party. It’s Strix versus Shiva! The Six versus the League of Assassins! The return of a beloved DC hero! All this and scrambled eggs too, in this funky, freaky issue

 

BATMAN ‘66 MEETS THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. #6
Written by JEFF PARKER
Art by DAVID HAHN and KARL KESEL
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST
Final issue! Trapped at the bottom of the sea, surrounded by the deadliest villains of Gotham City—all led by the most diabolical criminal mastermind of the age! How can Batman, Robin, Batgirl, Napoleon and Illya possibly survive the deepest deathtrap of all? Impossible—unless some of the villains happen to be double agents…
BATMAN and all related characters and elements are ™ and © DC Comics. THE MAN FROM U.N.C.L.E. and all related characters and elements are © and ™ Turner Entertainment Co. and Warner Bros. Entertainment Inc.

 

BATMAN/TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES #6
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art and cover by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II
1:50 Variant cover by KEVIN EASTMAN
On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
The crossover event of the year comes to its thrilling conclusion. The Turtles have one last, desperate shot at going home. But will they take it, knowing what nefarious plans Shredder has for Gotham City? It’s full-on ninja warfare as our heroes go up against the combined forces of the Foot Clan and the League of Assassins. Co-published with IDW.
BATMAN and all related characters and elements are ™ and © DC Comics. © 2015 Viacom International Inc. All Rights Reserved. TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES, and all related titles, logos and characters are trademarks of Viacom International Inc. Based on characters created by Peter Laird and Kevin Eastman.

 

DC COMICS: BOMBSHELLS #12
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT
Issue #12 art by MIRKA ANDOLFO and LAURA BRAGA
Covers by ANT LUCIA
On sale MAY 11 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T DIGITAL FIRST
Double shipping in May! In issue #12, the Bombshells face triumph and tragedy as the Battle of Britain concludes. Nereus continues to pound London with his horde of undead, ocean-based Tenebrae. The giant Kraken has been defeated, but now an even bigger and deadlier menace rises up to take its place. Not even the combined might of all the Bombshells looks as if it can prevail, leading one person to make an unprecedented sacrifice.

 

DC COMICS: BOMBSHELLS #13
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT
Issue #13 art by MIRKA ANDOLFO
Covers by ANT LUCIA
On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T DIGITAL FIRST
Double shipping in May! It’s back to the home front for an adventure with the Batgirls. Batwoman is still away, fighting the good fight on the European front. So it’s up to Kathy, Nell, Bette, Harper and the rest of the gang to see that the streets of Gotham City are safe from both common criminals and international spies!

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US: YEAR FIVE #9
Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by MIKE S. MILLER and IBAN COELLO
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
The tragicomic journey of Bizarro takes a dark turn. Guided by the Trickster, every attempt to do something good leads to something far, far worse. Can Superman and the Regime stop him before the scale of his destructive blunders leads to a major disaster?

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US: YEAR FIVE #10
Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by BRUNO REDONDO, MIKE S. MILLER, JUAN ALBARRAN and others
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Lex Luthor is determined to destroy Bizarro before Superman figures out that Lex created the murderous super-monster in the first place! But he needs an equally powerful being to carry out the deed—and turns to none other than Doomsday!

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