Beyond DC Comics – The New 52 Solicits for July 2012
THE JUDAS COIN HC
Written by WALTER SIMONSON
Art and cover by WALTER SIMONSON
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 96 pg, FC, $22.99 US
This centuries-spanning original graphic novel from legendary writer/artist WALTER SIMONSON shows how one of the silver coins Judas was paid to betray Jesus has had an impact on the DC Universe, with chapters starring THE GOLDEN GLADIATOR (73 A.D.), THE VIKING PRINCE (1000 A.D.), CAPTAIN FEAR (1720) and BAT LASH (1881). In the centerpiece of the book BATMAN faces TWO-FACE in an epic, present-day battle before the story blasts into the future for a final chapter set in the year 2087 starring MANHUNTER 2070!
NATIONAL COMICS: ETERNITY #1
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by CULLY HAMNER
On sale JULY 25 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• An exciting new series of stand-alone comics that feature unique takes on classic characters!
• JEFF LEMIRE (ANIMAL MAN) and CULLY HAMNER (RED) bring a contemporary approach to the hero we used to know as KID ETERNITY!
• Can introverted medical examiner Kid Eternity solve a deadly crime in just 24 hours?
BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #4
Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS and PAUL DINI
Art by PETE WOODS, AL BARRIONUEVO and JIMBO SALGADO
Cover by BRANDON BADEAUX
On sale JULY 11 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Three stories!
• Are conflicting BATMAN sightings by ARKHAM inmates real – or imagined?
• HARLEY QUINN’S jealous over THE JOKER’S new best buddy!
• HUGO STRANGE has a deal for a desperate MR. FREEZE!
BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #6
Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by NORM BREYFOGLE, HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale JULY 18 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The multi-part epic “10,000 CLOWNS” begins here!
• BATMAN scrambles to thwart simultaneous attacks by THE JOKER!
• Secrets are revealed on APOKOLIPS as the LEAGUE prepares for all-out war with KOBRA!
SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #3
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by PERE PEREZ
Cover by RYAN BENJAMIN and SALEEM CRAWFORD
On sale JULY 4 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The SEASON PREMIERE EVENT continues!
• OLIVER and CHLOE are on a hunt in the heartland…or are they the hunted?
• LOIS is caught in the crossfire as SUPERMAN confronts LEX about last issue’s disastrous climax…
• HENSHAW’s condition takes a turn for the worse!
NIGHT FORCE #5
Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art by TOM MANDRAKE
Cover by LEONARDO MANCO
On sale JULY 4 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 7, $2.99 US • RATED T
• BARON WINTERS is trapped in the past while his NIGHT FORCE agents fight alone!
• ZOE is captured!
• A terrifying ritual centers on a presidential candidate!
THE SHADE #10
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by FRAZER IRVING
Cover by TONY HARRIS
1:10 Variant cover by FRAZER IRVING
On sale JULY 11 • 32 pg, FC, 10 of 12, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• The Shade learns the truth behind his family’s plot to kill him!
• His powers cancelled out, held captive by an ancient cult, the Shade must devise a way to escape and prevent a terrorist attack!