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TBU Solicitations – June 2016


DC Comics' Rebirth Arrives in June 2016 Solicitations

DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by GARY FRANK, IVAN REIS, ETHAN VAN SCIVER, PHIL JIMENEZ and others
Cover by GARY FRANK
It all begins here. Do not skip to the last page. Do not let a friend or message board ruin this comic for you. The future (and past) of the DC Universe starts here. Don’t say we didn’t warn you!
THEY SAID IT: “Rebirth is about focusing in on the core of the character and their respective universe,” says writer and DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer Geoff Johns. “It brings back what has been lost: the legacy of the characters, the love and the hope of the DCU!”
Retailers: THIS TITLE WILL NOT BE LISTED ON FOC. ALL ORDERS MUST BE FINALIZED BY APRIL 28.
One-shot • On sale MAY 25 • 80 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

 

BATMAN: REBIRTH #1
Written by TOM KING and SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN
Variant cover by TBD
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
Longtime Batman and Eisner Award-winning writer Scott Snyder co-writes with rising-star writer Tom King!
EVIL 365: Gotham City faces the threat of the Calendar Man!
One-shot • On sale JUNE 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

 

BATMAN #1
Written by TOM KING
Art and cover by DAVID FINCH and MATT BANNING
Variant cover by TIM SALE
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
“I AM GOTHAM” Chapter One
No one has ever stopped the Caped Crusader. Not The Joker. Not Two-Face. Not even the entire Justice League. But how does Batman confront a new hero who wants to save the city from the Dark Knight?
CAN’T MISS: Superstar artist David Finch returns to the Dark Knight alongside writer Tom King for this five-part storyline.
On sale JUNE 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #934
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
Variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
“RISE OF THE BATMEN” Chapter One
An unknown predator begins outdoing Batman, taking down dangerous threats with military precision. It’s up to the Dark Knight and series costar Batwoman to rally and train the young heroes of Gotham City to end this mysterious threat!
WHAT NOW: Batman and Batwoman begin training Spoiler, Red Robin and Cassandra Cain, but is the villainous Clayface ready for redemption?
On sale JUNE 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #935
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
Variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
“RISE OF THE BATMEN” Chapter Two
Batman and team find themselves in the crosshairs as the villain they’ve begun hunting turns the tables on them. Batman and Batwoman have the skills to survive, but do their young teammates? Is this where hero training ends in tragedy?
THEY SAID IT: “The ideas are boiling inside my brain,” boasts artist Eddy Barrows. “James and I intend to elevate Batman to a whole new level, with amazing and exciting stories and artwork. To sum it up in one sentence—it’s going to be epic!”
On sale JUNE 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

 

TITANS: REBIRTH #1
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
Variant cover by MIKE CHOI
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
Friends. Teammates. Titans. Donna Troy, Arsenal, Garth, Lilith and Nightwing were all that and more until a mysterious force erased their memories, forcing them to forget what they could accomplish together. Reunited with their memories returned, the Titans must destroy the interdimensional demon that broke them apart and threatens reality itself.
THEY SAID IT: “Grayson and Donna were a couple of the characters I first worked on at DC, so it feels like a homecoming for me,” explains penciller Brett Booth. “I’m beyond happy!”
WARNING: Do NOT read this issue until after you read DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1!
One-shot • On sale JUNE 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #51
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art and cover by PAUL PELLETIER and TONY KORDOS
Retailers: This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.
It’s a brave new world in the devastation that follows “Darkseid War.”
RESOLICIT • On sale JUNE 8 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #52
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by PAUL PELLETIER and SANDRA HOPE
Cover by PAUL PELLETIER and TONY KORDOS
A TITANS: REBIRTH #1 prelude! Set shortly after the formation of the Justice League, Batman introduces his new partner Robin (Dick Grayson) to the team just as it’s pulled into a deadly assault on Metropolis by mysterious creatures. Outclassed and terrified, the Boy Wonder must use his wits and guile to survive. And in doing so, he catches the attention of a foe that will alter the course of his life forever. This story ties directly into TITANS: REBIRTH #1!
On sale JUNE 22 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #12
Written by BRYAN HITCH
Art by NEIL EDWARDS and DANIEL HENRIQUES
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
Green Lantern’s ring has been hacked! Someone has a personal vendetta against the League, attacking them where they are the most vulnerable!
On sale JUNE 22 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA ANNUAL #1
Written by BRYAN HITCH
Art by NEIL EDWARDS and DANIEL HENRIQUES
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
The vendetta of the League’s newest enemy puts them through the ultimate test by releasing the DCU’s most dangerous super-villains from prison!
On sale JUNE 29 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

 

EARTH 2: SOCIETY #13
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO
Cover by MATTHEW CLARK
Can the device that Fury used to bring back the Amazons also provide the means to power up the new Earth-2, a world without natural resources? Hawkgirl thinks so, but given Fury’s background and history, can she convince the other Wonders and the rest of the world? Sides will be chosen as the future of the entire world may very well hang in the balance.
On sale JUNE 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

 

RED HOOD/ARSENAL #13
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by JOE BENNETT
Cover by ROBSON ROCHA
The Joker’s Daughter’s master plan is revealed! Are Jason and Roy strong enough take down both Duela and the Iron Rule? And what will it cost them? Find out in the shocking conclusion to RED HOOD/ ARSENAL!
On sale JUNE 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE

 

NEW SUICIDE SQUAD #21
Written by TIM SEELEY
Art and cover by JUAN FERRERYAT
What do you get when you mix the deadly Suicide Squad with the Fist of Cain killer cult and Rose Tattoo, the resurrected goddess of murder? A very, very bad day for Amanda Waller.

On sale JUNE 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

 

SUICIDE SQUAD MOST WANTED: DEADSHOT/KATANA #6
Written by MIKE W. BARR and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by DIOGENES NEVES, VIKTOR BODGANOVIC and RICHARD FRIEND
Cover by CARY NORD
Retailers: This cover was previously slated to run on issue #1.
Kobra put the fate of the Earth at risk—and now he wants Katana and the Squad to work beside him to clean up his mistakes. As the fight on his ark heats up, they’ll all need to decide what is most important!
On sale JUNE 15 • 48 pg, FC, 6 of 6, 
$4.99 US • RATED T

 

TEEN TITANS #21
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by IAN CHURCHILL
Cover by MIKE McKONE
While attempting to clean up their public image, the Teen Titans unexpectedly encounter an dangerous threat—the dastardly duo known as Monsieur Mallah and the Brain!
On sale JUNE 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

 

TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #2
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by CORY SMITH
Cover by JONBOY MEYERS
Retailers: This cover was previously slated to run on TEEN TITANS #20.
A rare night off for the Teen Titans turns into a disaster when partygoers begin to mutate into bizarre, uncontrollable animals! Is this the work of Brother Blood? Or someone even more deadly?
On sale JUNE 29 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

 

DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE #6
Written by FRANK MILLER and BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by ANDY KUBERT and KLAUS JANSON
Minicomic art by TBD
Cover by ANDY KUBERT

1:10 Robin variant cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
1:25 variant cover by KLAUS JANSON
1:50 variant cover by TBD
1:100 variant cover by FRANK MILLER
1:500 variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Retailers: This issue will ship with six covers. Please see the order form for details.
Is Gotham City ready for a new Batgirl?!
On sale JUNE 15 • 32-page comic – 6.375” x 10.1875”
16-page minicomic – 5.5” x 8.5” • FC, 6 of 8, $5.99 US

 

DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE #6 COLLECTOR’S EDITION
Written by FRANK MILLER and BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by ANDY KUBERT, KLAUS JANSON and others
Sketch cover by JIM LEE
This oversized paper-over-boards COLLECTOR’S EDITION features both stories from DARK KNIGHT III: THE MASTER RACE #6 at the same size, with a cover art that’s a pencils-only version of Jim Lee’s 1:500 variant.
On sale JUNE 29 • 40 pg, FC, 6 of 8, 7.0625” x 10.1875”, $12.99 US

 

GRAYSON ANNUAL #3
Written by JACKSON LANZING and COLLIN KELLY
Art by Roge Antonio, Javier Fernandez, Christian Duce, Flaviano Armentaro and Natasha Alterici
Cover by MIKEL JANIN
Determined to find out the identity of Spyral’s Agent 37, detective Jim Corrigan gathers a collection of heroes who have seen the swirl-faced spy in order to hear their accounts. With guest appearances by Harley Quinn, Azrael, John Constantine and Green Lantern Simon Baz, get ready for some of Dick Grayson’s greatest hits!
On sale JUNE 29 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

 

HARLEY QUINN #29
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by CHAD HARDIN
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
1:25 Variant cover by AMANDA CONNER
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
What’s that you said? We couldn’t quite hear you. Did you say “Boy, I sure would love to see Harley fight giant transforming robots”? Well, that’s definitely what we heard! So we’re delivering!
On sale JUNE 15 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

 

HARLEY’S LITTLE BLACK BOOK #4
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by BILLY TUCCI
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
1:25 variant cover by BILLY TUCCI
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
Harley’s been to some very strange places in her bizarre life…but an alternate-reality time-travel trip is a new one even for her! Somehow, some way, Harley’s managed to find herself in the world of the Bombshells, a universe where female heroes have taken to the battlefield of World War II! And most unbelievably of all…she’s gonna meet herself?! Our heads hurt already.
On sale JUNE 22 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T+

 

HARLEY QUINN AND HER GANG OF HARLEYS #4
Written by FRANK TIERI and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by MAURICET
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
1:25 variant cover by AMANDA CONNER
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
Held captive by the mysterious Harley Sinn, Harley Quinn tries to learn the identity of her captor and what Sinn intends to do with her! But the most significant question of all is why Sinn has been conducting surveillance on the family members of the rest of the Gang of Harleys, and what does she intend to do with them?
On sale JUNE 8 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T+

 

BATMAN BEYOND #13
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art by BERNARD CHANG
Cover by PHILIP TAN
Past and present overlap as Batman and Barbara Gordon attempt to unravel the secret of Rewire. It’s no longer the same man behind the suit, so who is it? Meanwhile, we get a glimpse into the past as Terry McGinnis Batman conducts a search for a possibly resurrected Joker. What light can this parallel search from the past shine on the mystery of the present?
On sale JUNE 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

 

POISON IVY: CYCLE OF LIFE AND DEATH #6
Written by AMY CHU
Art by CLAY MANN and SETH MANN
Cover by CLAY MANN
Poison Ivy and her Sporelings battle for survival in the epic final chapter of “Cycle of Life and Death”! The monster Grim makes his final move, the murderer is revealed, and Pamela Isley’s life will be forever changed! Plus, someone, or someTHING, joins the fray!
On sale JUNE 15 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T

 

ROBIN, SON OF BATMAN #13
Written by RAY FAWKES
Art and cover by RAMON BACHS
The series conclusion to Damian Wayne’s quest for atonement! In the wake of a victory, Damian, Maya and Goliath discover that there is still one enemy left to vanquish—the most terrible of all. Only together, and with the help of unlikely allies, will they be able to save humanity from destruction…but will they all survive this final battle?
On sale JUNE 22 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE

 

DC COMICS: BOMBSHELLS #14
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT
Art by LAURA BRAGA and MIRKA ANDOLFO
Cover by ANT LUCIA
Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy make it to Berlin to find the Joker’s cabaret in the hands of the Joker’s Daughter, who has banished a magic-less Zatanna and Constantine onto the streets of Nazi-occupied Germany. Meanwhile, find out what happened to Mera at the Battle of Britain after being captured by Nereus as a prisoner of war.
On sale JUNE 1 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR FIVE #11
Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by BRUNO REDONDO and JUAN ALBARRAN
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
It’s on! Harley has a lot to get out of her system, and the first person who’s going to get a dose of it is the guy she had a brief crush on—Shazam. But “Shazzy’s” not buying what’s Harley’s selling, so things are about to get…complicated. Meanwhile, Superman pays a visit to a man who once head-butted him.
On sale JUNE 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR FIVE #12
Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by MIKE S. MILLER
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
Batman has opposed Superman’s Regime since the beginning, while Damian (now Nightwing) threw his support behind the Man of Steel. Father and son, on opposite sides. So what act perpetrated by Victor Zsasz could be so heinous as to make these two join forces again to track him down? Don’t miss the shocking answer.
On sale JUNE 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

 

TEEN TITANS GO! #16
Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS and SHOLLY FISCH
Art by DEREK FRIDOLFS and MARCELO MAIOLO
Cover by DAN HIPP
After a stunning bank heist, the Amazing Mumbo Jumbo uses his magic to scramble the superpowers of the Teen Titans! What will Robin, Beast Boy, Starfire, Raven and Cyborg do with their newfound abilities?
On sale JUNE 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST

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