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DC Comics TBU Solicitations for January 2014


The DC solicitations for the first month 2014 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.

 

 

BATMAN #27
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
1:25 SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED variant cover
On sale JANUARY 15 • 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.
“ZERO YEAR” reaches an all-important crossroads as Batman and Jim Gordon try to turn the lights back on in Gotham City. This issue leads directly into the final arc of Zero Year, which begins here next month!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #27
Written by JOHN LAYMAN, SCOTT SNYDER, PAUL DINI, BRAD MELTZER, GREGG HURWITZ and PETER J. TOMASI
Art by JASON FABOK, NEAL ADAMS, DUSTIN NGUYEN, GUILLEM MARCH, FRANK MILLER and others
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
1:100 Variant cover by JASON FABOK
1:50 Variant cover by KELLEY JONES
1:25 Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
On sale JANUARY 8 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $8.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with five covers. Please see the order form for more information.
DC Entertainment presents this mega-sized issue featuring an all-star roster of Batman creators past and present!
Don’t miss a modern-day retelling of The Dark Knight’s origin by the incredible team of writer Brad Meltzer and artist Bryan Hitch! Plus, all-new stories by Scott Snyder and Sean Murphy, Peter J. Tomasi and Guillem March, Paul Dini and Dustin Nguyen, Gregg Hurwitz and Neal Adams, new art by legendary Batman writer/artist Frank Miller and more!
Also in this issue, John Layman and Jason Fabok kick off the new storyline “GOTHTOPIA”! It’s a bright, shiny, happy place where dreams come true…as long as you don’t look at things too closely.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

 

BATGIRL #27
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN
Cover by ALEX GARNER
1:25 SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED variant cover
On sale JANUARY 15 • 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 this tale tying into “GOTHTOPIA,” what kind of sick world pairs up Batgirl and the woman who tried to kill Jim Gordon — Knightfall?!

 

 

BATWING #27
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by JASON MASTERS
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
On sale JANUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
A “GOTHTOPIA” tie-in! Luke Fox has never been happier in his life. He’s tearing up Gotham City as its protector, and his father, Lucius, couldn’t be prouder of him. How did THAT happen?

 

 

CATWOMAN #27
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
On sale JANUARY 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
A “GOTHTOPIA” tie-In! Everything’s all right in Selina Kyle’s world. As the fabled Catbird of Gotham City, she fights alongside Batman to keep the city safe. So why does it all feel so wrong?

 

 

NIGHTWING #27
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art and cover by WILL CONRAD
1:25 SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED variant cover
On sale JANUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Nightwing’s being visited by an old friend from Gotham — the Mad Hatter! Desperate to protect Chicago, Nightwing’s been forced into an uneasy alliance with the mysterious Marionette. But who’s really pulling the strings?

 

 

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #27
Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI
Cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
1:25 SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED variant cover
On sale JANUARY 29 • 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 this conclusion to the storyline “VOICELESS,” the illegal immigrants of Gotham City have been forced into slave labor by the Penguin. And Batman will stop at nothing to shut it all down!

 

 

BATMAN AND TWO-FACE #27
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
1:25 SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED variant cover
On sale JANUARY 22 • 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 origin of Two-Face continues! Batman finds himself in the crossfire of a vengeful war between Two-Face and Erin McKillen! Both are hellbent on killing each other and anyone else who dares to step between them

 

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN ANNUAL #2
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by DOUG MAHNKE
Cover by MIKE McKONE
On sale JANUARY 29 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
A YEAR ONE ADVENTURE OF DICK GRAYSON AS ROBIN! Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson have shared a distinctive crimefighting role: Both have played Batman to a young Robin, so when they discover something important that Damian left behind it leads them to relive one of their first adventures in Gotham City as Batman and Robin!

 

 

BATWOMAN #27
Written by MARC ANDREYKO
Art by JEREMY HAUN
Cover by STEPHANE ROUX
1:25 SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED variant cover
On sale JANUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Batwoman faces off against the new Black Spider as the mystery deepens! What do the wealthy citizens of Gotham City have that he wants? Will Batwoman’s overconfidence cost her her life? And on the personal front: Kate meets Maggie’s daughter!

 

Other Bat-Books

 

 

BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #5
Written by IVAN BRANDON, KEITH GIFFEN, BLAIR BUTLER, LEN WEIN and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by PAOLO RIVERA, JAVIER PULIDO, CHRIS WESTON, VICTOR IBANEZ and ANDREW ROBINSON
Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON
On sale JANUARY 8 • 48 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $4.99 US • RATED T
The Dark Knight’s adventures continue in this latest issue of BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE, featuring stories by superstar teams including Ivan Brandon and Paolo Rivera, Keith Giffen and Javier Pulido, Blair Butler and Chris Weston, Len Wein and Victor Ibanez, and Jimmy Palmiotti and Andrew Robinson!

 

 

BATMAN ‘66 #7
Written by JEFF PARKER and TOM PEYER
Art by CHRISTOPHER JONES and DEREC DONOVAN
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale JANUARY 22 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST
Horrors! Bruce Wayne is trying to scam a jewelry store and put the blame on poor Aunt Harriet? Or could it actually be the work of that mysterious master of disguises, False Face? Then, find out how crime really pays when the Clown Prince of Crime tries to downsize his mob in “The Joker’s Layoff Riot.”

 

 

BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #6
Written by CHRISTOS N. GAGE and KYLE HIGGINS
Art by IBAN COELLO and THONY SILAS
Cover by KHARY RANDOLPH
On sale JANUARY 22 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
In “Justice League Beyond, ”Brainiac returns to a world more reliant on computers than ever before! Meanwhile in “Batman Beyond,” Terry joins forces with an unlikely ally in his fight against a deadly new foe!

 

 

BEWARE THE BATMAN #4
Written by IVAN COHEN
Art and cover by LUCIANO VECCHIO
On sale JANUARY 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Just when Batman is able to provide Kirk Langstrom (a.k.a. Man-Bat) with a possible cure to his affliction, a different man-sized bat begins terrorizing Gotham City! But who is this shadowy new foe? And where did he come from?

 

 

BATMAN: LI’L GOTHAM #10
Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS and DUSTIN NGUYEN
Art and cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale JANUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST
Ivy looks forward to every fruitful season—except fall, where there is nothing but barren earth to take care of! Join Harley and Selina as they scour the town for something to cheer Ivy up. Also, what secret is hidden deep in the east wing of Wayne Manor? Only Alfred knows for sure!

 

 

DAMIAN: SON OF BATMAN #4
Written by ANDY KUBERT
Art and cover by ANDY KUBERT
1:25 Variant cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
1:100 B&W Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale JANUARY 29 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 4, $3.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for details.
Will the devastating events of Damian Wayne’s life push this troubled hero over the edge and send him straight into the abyss? Find out in the epic finale to this futuristic tale of tragedy!

 

TBU Character Appearances

 

 

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #7
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED variant cover
On sale JANUARY 8 • 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 versus Superman! Trapped by the Toymaster and Mongul, our heroes turn on each other! Who will save Batman and Superman if they can’t save themselves? This epic issue is presented in a special sideways format!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

 

BATMAN/SUPERMAN ANNUAL #1
Written by GREG PAK
Art by JAE LEE, ED BENES and others
Cover by ED BENES
On sale JANUARY 29 • 48 pg, FC, $5.99 US • RATED T
It’s the first meeting of Supergirl and Red Hood, Steel and Supergirl and more as the competing Batman and Superman families must battle for the control of the missing Mongul’s fortress! And at the heart of it, Batman and Superman deal with their grief over their fallen comrades.

 

 

HARLEY QUINN #2
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by CHAD HARDIN
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
On sale JANUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Harley and guest star Poison Ivy set out to rescue a bunch of cute puppies and kitties! What could possibly go wrong?

 

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #27
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:25 SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED variant cover
On sale JANUARY 22 • 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.
A FOREVER EVIL tie-in! With the Justice League still missing, a barely functional Cyborg will need help if he’s going to take down the Crime Syndicate! To do that, he must find Doctor Will Magnus!
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 #11
Written by MATT KINDT
Art and cover by EDDIE BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
1:25 SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED variant cover
“We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover available
On sale JANUARY 15 • 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! Survivors Martian Manhunter and Stargirl make a perilous trek across a Super-Villain occupied United States. Their first stop may be the last as they enter Gotham City and Clayface-occupied territory!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

 

SUICIDE SQUAD #27
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Cover by STEVE SKROCE
On sale JANUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
A FOREVER EVIL tie-in! As Amanda Waller and James Gordon Jr. fight for their lives in the bowels of Belle Reve, Deadshot and the Squad struggle to survive a deadly trap that one of their own sprung on them!

 

 

TALON #15
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT
Art by JORGE LUCAS
Cover by EMANUEL SIMEONI
On sale JANUARY 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Flashback to the Talon of the 1920s as we learn more about The Court of Owls!

 

 

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #27
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art by NOEL RODRIGUEZ
Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
On sale JANUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The Outlaws have their final bloody showdown with Ra’s al Ghul and the League of Assassins!

 

 

BIRDS OF PREY #27
Written by CHRISTY MARX
Art by ROMANO MOLENAAR and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by JORGE MOLINA
On sale JANUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
A “GOTHTOPIA” tie-in! We reach a major turning point in the series as the Birds find a new benefactor and a new mission to take down one of the ancient evils of the DC Universe: Ra’s al Ghul!

 

 

TEEN TITANS #27
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by TYLER KIRKHAM
Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED variant cover
On sale JANUARY 29 • 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 Teen Titans must stop the evil Bart Allen of the future or our timeline is doomed!

 

 

INJUSTICE YEAR TWO #1
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by BRUNO REDONDO
Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
On sale JANUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
The best-selling prequel to the hit videogame picks up right where it left off! Year one is over—now, year two begins. The death of one of their own has divided Earth’s protectors as hero turns against hero. As Superman’s iron grip on the world tightens, at the edge of the galaxy, fear approaches…

 

 

EARTH 2 #19
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT
Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:25 SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED variant cover
On sale JANUARY 8 • 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 Dark Knight of Earth 2 discovers the one man who may be able to stop Superman’s reign of terror across the planet.

 

 

EARTH 2 ANNUAL #2
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by ROBSON ROCHA and SCOTT HANNA
Cover by RAGS MORALES
On sale JANUARY 29 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
The origin of Earth 2’s new Batman is revealed. But after he tells his tale, will any of the other heroes trust him again?

 

 

WORLDS’ FINEST #19
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by R.B. SILVA and JOE WEEMS
Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO
On sale JANUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Desperate times call for desperate measures as Power Girl and Huntress reveal their true origins to this world’s Superman and Batman!

 

 

WORLDS’ FINEST ANNUAL #1
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by DIOGENES NEVES and MARC DEERING
Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO
On sale JANUARY 29 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
In one of their first adventures together, Earth 2’s Supergirl and Robin team up to face their world’s Wonder Woman!

 

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000 #2
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art and cover by HOWARD PORTER
On sale JANUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Before the team can figure out what happened to their memories, Cadmus sends some seemingly familiar faces into the darkness of Commonwealth space to face off against the first member of a new group of villains called LOCUS!

 

 

FOREVER EVIL #5
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND
1:100 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:50 Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:25 Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
On sale JANUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 7, $3.99 US
RATED T • Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with five covers. Please see the order form for more information.
With everything to lose, Lex Luthor and his Injustice League raid the stronghold of the Crime Syndicate with consequences so devastating, the DC Universe will never be the same!
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 #4
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by SCOT EATON and JAIME MENDOZA
Cover by JASON FABOK
1:25 B&W Variant cover by JASON FABOK
On sale JANUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

As the freed villaIns from Blackgate and Arkham continue to wage war, an all-new, all-deadly Dynamic Duo hits the streets of Gotham City! It’s Bane and the Talon known as Cobb as you’ve never seen them before!

 

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