"Superboy" and "Teen Titans" Comics Index

2013

SUPERBOY

Notable Appearance:
The Ravagers #6 (January)
Howard Mackie, Ian Churchill, Norm Rapmund
The team has risked everything for a dying member, but even with Superboy now leading them, their fates may be sealed. It's only a matter of time before they fall, one by one, to the deadliest assassin.

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Legion Lost #14 (January)
Tom DeFalco, Pete Woods, Pete Woods
Guest-starring Superboy and the Ravagers! When Earth is threatened by a genocidal horde, the Lost Legionnaires must form an uneasy alliance with their enemy: Harvest!

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Cover date: January 2013
"H'el on Earth: The Face of H'el"
Writer: Tom DeFalco
Penciller: R.B. Silva
Inker: Rob Lean
Leaving Lure behind, Superboy goes back to his apartment, where he finds Bunker waiting for him. Dallas, looking on, wonders if her tenant is friend or foe. Bunker and Superboy head off for the city, but when Superboy reveals his name is Kon-El, a voice booms out, "Abomination in the House of El!". A Kryptonian known as H'el attacks Superboy. Bunker is unable to see him at first, but calls the other Teen Titans in to help. H'el and Superboy duke it out, but Superboy is no match for H'el's powers. H'el vows to discover the clone's secrets by ripping him apart at an atomic level. Kon's screams bring the Teen Titans, but their powers are no match for H'el. H'el teleports away with Superboy.

Notable Appearance:
The Ravagers #7 (February)
Howard Mackie, Ian Churchill, Norm Rapmund
Beast Boy deals with side effects from The Rot, and Caitlin asks Superboy the unthinkable!

Notable Appearance:
Legion Lost #15 (February)
Tom DeFalco, Pete Woods, Pete Woods
The lost Legionnaires must decide if they are willing to sacrifice millions in order to save billions!

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Cover date: February 2013
"H'el on Earth: Shattered Steel!"
Writer: Tom DeFalco
Art: Roger Robinson & Iban Coello
Breakdown Art: Ron Frenz
Superboy is unconscious, dying, literally unravelling. As a Hazmat Team prepares to take him into custody, Superman is confronting H'el in Suicide Slum. H'el vanishes with Kara. Superman rushes back to grab Superboy from the authorities, and takes him to the Fortress. He examines Superboy's DNA and realizes he's dying. He puts his own Kryptonian armor on Kon, saving his life. Superboy awakens and finds he's more powerful than ever, although his powers are somewhat different. Kara awakens in her own Sanctuary, and H'el tells her Kal-El betrayed her and his heritage. Jimmy Olsen investigates what occured in New York when Superboy saved Dallas. Kon realizes he can't survive without the suit on, and is about to leave, when H'el arrives and throws both Superboy and Superman out of the Fortress.

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Cover date: March 2013
"H'el on Earth: Triggers!"
Writer: Tom DeFalco
Pencillers: Iban Coello, Amilcar Pinna with thumbnails by Ron Frenz
Inkers: Rob Lean & Amilcar Pinna
Superboy recalls recent events that have him wearing Superman's armor, and having to break into the Fortress of Solitude alongside the Justice League (as seen in Superman #15). Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash and Superboy lead a frontal assault on the Fortress aiming to use Superboy's TTK as a disruptor on the forcefield H'el has activated. Superboy recalls being with the heroes earlier, planning their assault in The Block with Dr. Veritas. Superman plans to use a shard of Kryptonite that is held in the Fortress. Supergirl is examining the technology Superman has in the Fortress and helps H'el to move his spacecraft. H'el continues to manipulate Kara. Outside as the forcefield finally dissipates Kon falls back weakened as Flash vibrates into the Fortress. Elsewhere, Cyborg and Superman Boom Tube inside, but they're ambushed by Killer Droids from Epsilon-18. Wonder Woman smashes the front door in. She fights of more droids while Batman and Superboy looking for the Kryptonite case. H'el has already stolen the deadly shard. They find Superman and Cyborg who are trying to keep clear of an alien prison which continually teleports its prey into perpetual pocket dimensions via its deadly unpredictable teleport beams. Superman pushes Superboy out of a beam's path but is caught in it himself and disappears. Superboy leaps into a beam path in hopes he can rescue the Man of Steel. Elsewhere, a research team are investigating the Himalayas, trying to track down the source of tremors in the area (See Superman #1). Suddenly bursting from the ground a strange creature emerges.

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Cover date: March 2013
"H'el on Earth: Lost Horizons!"
Writer: Tom DeFalco
Pencillers: Yvel Guichet, Iban Coello, Tom Derenick & Julius Gopez
Inkers: Jonas Trindade & Rob Lean
Superboy and Superman appear in a pocket dimension where their bodies twist and stretch. They have been sent to this place by Space Pirate Garso's prison teleporter but unbeknownst to the two arrivals two unseen villains are monitoring them. Back on Earth, in the Fortress, Cyborg tries to establish a link with Garso's machine but it protects itself. Elsewhere Kara and H'el are assembling the Star Chamber to begin their plan. Kon and Kal find themselves on alien farmland with their powers severely reduced. Superman confides in Kon that he lived in a small town in a farmhouse similar to this place, during the journey Superboy reveals his parallels in the maturation process where he too was brought up in a small town in the simulations of virtual reality. The soil beneath them erupts and forms two fists that try to crush them. Superboy senses something that is desperately trying to contact him. The unseen villains activate yet another warp zone and Kon and Kal fall into a valley of skeletons and debris. The skeletons begin to come to life and form into monstrous dragon-like foes. The prison Kon and Kal are trapped in is a living, sentient being, a weapon forced to do the bidding of two villains trapped with it. Back in the Fortress H'el has detected that both Superman and Superboy are gone. In the pocket dimension the two villains appear and ask for Superboy to aid them with his TTK. Superboy snubs them and Superman backs him up revealing that he now knows that they, Blastor and Lasara are actually in league with Garso. Blastor is in fact Garso's older more deadly brother! The four begin fighting. Superboy uses his link with the prison to send the villains to the other side of the universe, while teleporting he and Superman back into the Fortress. Though relieved to be back Superman points out that while they were only gone for two minutes, the delay may have given H'el the opportunity to complete his machine... and he is right!

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Cover date: April 2013
"H'el on Earth: Lost Cause!"
Writer: Tom DeFalco
Pencillers: R.B. Silva
Inkers: R.B. Silva
NASA staff notice the solar flare increase causing them major concern. While Batman and Cyborg go off to help rescue missions around Earth, Superman, Wonder Woman and Superboy plan to head back into the Fortress to destroy H'el's star chamber. Inside, Supergirl has some concerns, but once again H'el eases her mind with lies. H'el vanishes to confront the superheroes, removing Superboy from the amor, and putting it back on Superman, so he can kill him with honor. Superman tells Wonder Woman to go help Superboy, who is unravelling without the help of the Kryptonian costume to keep him together. Superboy is confronted by the Herald, who has come to witness Earth's demise, but it is surprised by Superboy's will to live, and disappears to report to the Oracle. With all his mental strength Superboy is able to get to the star chamber, but is set upon by Supergirl, who wants to destroy him because he's a clone. He's saved at the last moment by Wonder Woman.

[Trade Paperback Collection: Superman: H'el on Earth (The New 52) [Hardcover] reprints Superman #13-17, Superboy #14-17 and Supergirl #14-17]

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Cover date: May 2013
"Mind Your Manners"
Writer: Scott Lobdell and Tom DeFalco
Dialogue: Tony Lee
Pencillers: R.B. Silva and Iban Coello
Inkers: Rob Lean and Denis Freitas
Superboy has grown a conscience and has returned to the city to return the money he had 'borrowed'. He detects someone else breaking into the bank. In bursts Otto Von Furth, aka Plasmus! Plasmus was told he would be able to steal money from the bank unopposed, but instead finds Superboy and immediately goes on the attack. Elsewhere in downtown Manhattan, a dwarf who possesses mental powers under the guise of Dr. Psycho, uses his abilities to read minds and memories to con rich unsuspecting customers. The fight at the bank catches Psycho's attention, and when he discovers a source of super powerful TK Dr. Psycho is almost uncontrollably drawn to Superboy. He is literally drawn out of his body and directly into Superboy. Inside Superboy's head Psycho relives memories. A punch in the real world from Plasmus sends him flying out of Superboy's mindspace and back into his own body. Psycho barely has time to introduce himself to Superboy before the German lava creature smashes into the teen. Psycho, feeling the excess of TTK energy in Superboy, tries again to take over Superboy's body. However, Dr. Psycho finds himself in an endless dark space greeted by Lex Luthor.

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Cover date: June 2013
"Gone But Not Begotten"
Writer: Scott Lobdell
Dialogue: Tony Lee
Pencillers: Diogenes Neves & R.B. Silva
Inkers: Vincente Cifuentes & Rob Lean
Harvest thinks back on how he was a soldier in the future, fighting against Metahumans. His own son is kidnapped and killed, inspiring him to use untried time travel technology to travel back in time to stop the metahuman threat at its source... Superman. Superman and Lois Lane's son is the key, but his combined human/Kryptonian DNA works against itself, causing the boy's death, leading Superman and Lois into seclusion inside the Fortress of Solitude. Harvest, with his future technology, retrieves the boy's body, revives him, and raises him as his own son. However the boy's DNA once again causes his death, and Harvest is forced further back in time to retrieve more DNA samples. However the future is altered when Superman and Wonder Woman become romantically involved, forcing Harvest to change his plans and instead concentrate on the Culling and his new plans for the Superboy clone at N.O.W.H.E.R.E. Unbeknownst to Superboy, Harvest has been pulling the strings of his life all along.

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Cover date: July 2013
"A Wretched H.I.V.E"
Writer: Justin Jordan
Artists: R.B. Silva, Rob Lean, Kenneth Rocafort & Chriscross
Krypto tries to protect a powerless Superboy is powerless from an unknown assailant. In the recent past, Dr. Psycho is following Superboy, who has decided to own up to his crime of bank robbery, however Bunker, on the phone, suggests it's a foolhardy gesture. Dr. Psycho tries to reach out to Superboy, offering the hand of friendship. He is more than ready to brush off his stalker when Psycho reveals he knows the secrets of his past. Using a burst of T.T.K Superboy hurls Psycho away only to be hit himself by a car thrown at him with force, courtesy of H.I.V.E.'s strongest warrior, Dreadnought who is after Dr. Psycho. Using the fight as cover Psycho notices a psi signature of someone controlling Dreadnought and follows it to its source, only to find a little green man named Psiphon on a nearby rooftop. Psycho advises Superboy about Psiphon. Dreadnought smashes Superboy through the sidewalk, while Psycho fights Psiphon physically which the little creature is defenseless against. Superboy now savvy to Dreadnought and sensing his power source dwindling grabs a chunk of the sidewalk and blindsides him into the river. Next he rendezvous with Psycho and knocks out Psiphon. Psycho tells Superboy that the duo were part of an organization called H.I.V.E. and they will stop at nothing to capture Superboy. Psycho can help him if they strike up a friendship. Superboy agrees to Psycho's plan. Elsewhere in the 31century future, Jocelyn Lure notices timeline aberrations because of something Superboy has done.

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Cover date: August 2013
"State of Decay"
Writer: Justin Jordan
Penciller: R.B. Silva & Edgar Salazar
Inker: Rob Lean & Denis Frietas
At the Fortress, Krypto makes his way outside and is surprised by two attacking polar bears. Knocking out the pair Krypto begins racing through the soft snow. Over at Superboy's apartment, he sits upon his throne waiting for Psycho to complete his research. Dr. Psycho has been collating every incident he can find relating to psychic activity in the city. Using his astral body Psycho comes across a young girl named Sarah. She recoils in terror from a monstrous beast named Decay. Decay attacks Psycho but Superboy awakens him just in time. Krypto arrives. They find Sarah and she begs Superboy to help her to hide from Decay. Sarah reveals her earliest recent memory is being held in a facility where Decay attacked killing those attending to her. Decay grabs Sarah. Krypto leaps up and snatches the girl from Decay's claws but when Superboy tries a counter move he is surprised to find his TTK is ineffective. Decay can't be touched by Superboy's fists but his touch can decay flesh. As Psycho hides Sarah he tries to touch Decay but even an astral attack doesn't work, so he returns to his body and unleashes a kitchen knife. Decay is a manifestation of Sarah's powers. When H.I.V.E tried to experiment on her Decay attacked, he IS Sarah. The young girl was unaware of the link and begs for help to stop it all. Superboy looks in horror as Psycho and Krypto launch an attack but knowing they can be hurt and they can do no damage he grabs a teary Sarah and uses his TTK to interrupt blood to her brain for just a second. It works and Sarah is knocked out. Dropped into a comatose state Psycho opts to repair Sarah's mind and implant happy memories. With Sarah 'happy' albeit with a false memory, Decay cannot manifest again.

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Cover date: September 2013
"HIGH SCHOOL and Other Assorted Horrors"
Writer: Justin Jordan
Penciller: Gui Balbi
Inker: Marlo Alquiza & Don Ho
Jocelyn Lure continues to look for Superboy. Dr. Psycho head to McDuffie High School following a trail of students who have gone crazy. Superboy meets a young girl named Coop and Mr. Levine (the guidance counsellor) who introduces him as Conner Kent. Coop deliberately flirts with Connor to make her boyfriend jealous. An altercation makes Connor unpopular with the cool kids of the school. Eliza, one of the not-so-cool crowd members, befriends Connor, who suddenly discovers an ability to see that some of the students are cloaking themselves, and are really monsters. Getting into trouble with teachers for his attitude, Connor finds his day going from bad to worse when Coop's boyfriend goes crazy and Superboy has to jump in to action. Psycho appears and Superboy can now see him. Confronting Eliza, it is soon revealed that she and all her friends are monsters. They try to attack but Connor uses his TTK to push them back only for a psionically deformed Krypto to leap in and attack him. Psycho begins to help Eliza too. How can he defend against a threat like his friends?

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Cover date: October 2013
"Match Game"
Writer: Justin Jordan
Penciller: Robson Rocha & Marcus To
Inker: Marlo Alquiza & Marcus To
Superboy fights of the monster-induced Krypto and Dr. Psycho, only to have the rest of the student monsters turn and run in terror. His psionic vision spots one student in the crowd who could be the cause of the problems, and he and Krypto chase after her. But Krypto is thrown through a wall, and Superboy finds himself face to face with... himself! As the two Superboys fight through the school building, Superboy realizes something is wrong, and through a mirror and mobile phone camera he discovers he's not fighting a copy of himself, but a girl named Shift. But all of a sudden she's snatched up by the villainous Psycho Pirate.

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Cover date: December 2013
"Secrets & Origins"
Writer: Justin Jordan
Penciller: Robson Rocha
Inker: Dan Green
Superboy is face to face with Psycho Pirate and warns Eliza to run out of McDuffie High. Superboy realizes that Pirate can influence emotion and the visitor explains he is not even there. Pirate is about to explain his motivation before Dr. Psycho attacks him. Pirate creates a projection showing Superboy that Dr. Psycho has secretly been feeding off Superboy's energy. He then reveals Dr. Psycho's origins... that he was a highly intelligent boy, one that was bullied for it, until H.I.V.E stepped in and erased him from memory and physical records. Edgar was kept as 'psychic battery' to feed the warriors. They underestimated him and he escaped. When Edgar (now Dr. Psycho) found Superboy he was able to unlock all his secrets and decided to use that to power himself up. With psy-amplified rage Superboy attacks his former ally. The two fight, with Dr. Psycho projecting himself into a giant muscle man to compete. Superboy and Dr. Psycho are both still linked and Superboy realizes that Pirate has wiped knowledge of Kon's origins and transferred it to himself so he has a hold over the teen. Forced by his emotion Superboy involuntarily begins using his TTK to force feed Dr. Psycho his energy. The backlash is tremendous, Dr. Psycho can't contain the power and Superboy can't maintain consciousness. When he next wakes up in a red prison cell he discovers his TTK has been drained away and he is tended to by Krypto. A smirking Psycho Pirate enters, calms a growling Krypto and kicks Superboy in the face.

TEEN TITANS

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Cover date: January 2013
"The Origin of Wonder Girl" - Part 2
Writer: Scott Lobdell & Fabian Nicieza
Penciller: Alé Garza
Inker: Alé Garza
Superboy, Red Robin and a now powerless Wonder Girl are hot on the trail of Diesel in Cambodia. Diesel attacks with his new army, made from drops of his blood. Wonder Girl is abducted by Diesel and taken deep into the ruins of the old dig site. Elsewhere Kid Flash and Bunker are feeling bummed about being left behind by Red Robin. Solstice steps out of the shower, but is not alone... Amanda Waller's Special Agent/Mercenary Lance makes an appearance as an astral projection. He tries to befriend Solstice with a promise to help her return her to her human form. Back in Cambodia, Wonder Girl tries to reason with Diesel, but to no avail. She uses the Lasso and takes the armor back off of him. Wonder Girl emerges from the depth of the ruins at full power once again. Wonder Girl tells Red Robin that when he reveals his identity to the group she will reveal how she regained the armor. Back at Lex Towers, Solstice has yet another visit from Lance. Solstice tries to talk to Red Robin about Lance, only to find him leaving for Gotham. The next day Kid Flash finds a voodoo like doll, in the shape of Red Robin with a creepy smile painted on it...

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Cover date: February 2013
"Teen Scream" ("Death of the Family" tie-in)
Writer: Scott Lobdell
Dialogue: Fabien Nicieza
Penciller: Brett Booth
Inker: Norm Rapmund
The Teen Titans are in Gotham city in search of Red Robin. The team (Wonder Girl, Solstice, Kid Flash and Bunker) meet up with Batgirl. Batgirl splits the team in half and sends them to locations of the Joker's previous crimes, in a vain effort to find the missing team leader. Red Robin wakes up in an abandoned warehouse, a captive of the Joker. Joker has placed him in his old Robin suit. The Joker plans to kill members of the Bat family to make Batman great again. Wonder Girl asks Batgirl of Red Robin's chances of being alive. Batgirl leaves to complete her own mission. The first team of Kid Flash and Solstice head to the first location, stopping a mugger along the way, but find nothing. The Joker reveals he plans on using the Teen Titans to unwittingly cause chaos in Gotham. Kid Flash, in racing around, has unknowingly spread "Joker Dust" infecting the people of Gotham. Wonder Girl and Bunker also find nothing, and have no luck when they try to contact Kid Flash and Solstice. They see Solstice's energy signature, telling them that Kid Flash and Solstice may be in trouble. As they head toward their teammates, they are over come by the Joker infected people. Arsenal and Starfire arrive on the scene.

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Cover date: March 2013
"Gotham Runs Red" ("Death of the Family" tie-in)
Writer: Scott Lobdell
Dialogue: Fabien Nicieza
Penciller: Brett Booth
Inker: Norm Rapmund
The Joker has captured both Red Robin and Red Hood, and plans to have them fight each other to the death over the lives of their respective fathers who he has kidnapped. Red Robin deduces that the hooded, tied-up men are not their real fathers, and even though Red Hood is happy to fight his former friend to the death, he knows Robin will have a plan, and the execute it, with Red Hood apprently shooting the Joker dead. But the Joker isn't real, and knock-out gas eminates from the bullet holes in his body, knocking both Red Robin and Red Hood unconcious. The real Joker drags them away to parts unknown. Elsewhere Wonder Girl and Arsenal exchange notes, and continue their relief efforts in Gotham, while Solstice wonders at whether Lance augmented her and Kid Flash's powers. Lance, nearby, confirms to us that he did indeed use his Telekinetic Augmentation powers, and does so again on Basilisk when she attacks him. But Basilisk isn't alone, and Lance is knocked unconscious. In another dimension/realm, Lord Trigon, reveals his plans to attack Earth, introducing his daughter, Raven.

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Cover date: April 2013
"Grey Matters" (A prologue to "A Tale of Light and Dark")
Plot: Scott Lobdell
Script: Fabien Nicieza and Scott Lobdell
Penciller: Eddie Barrows
Inker: Eber Ferreira
A young boy by the name of Kwon Yi wants his super power gone so he can live normally. A "doctor" promises he can help, but instead he keeps the boy prisoner, experimenting on him for years. Elsewhere a young boy kills everyone with his mind while waiting in line at a coffee shop. While remaining coy about his secret identity, Red Robin introduces the team to their new home, an expensive yacht docked at the harbor. He gives them the tour, showing them to their living quarters. Miguel's mother visits her other son in hospital. Seems Miguel's brother has been in a coma for some time. On the yacht Red Robin first shares a passionate kiss with Soltice, and then later with Cassie. But it appears as though Red Robin isn't himself, as he smiles and evil smile while his eyes glow red. Raven is summoned by Lord Trigon, who is ready to start his war.

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Cover date: May 2013
"To Belle and Back"
Plot: Scott Lobdell
Penciller: Eddy Barrows & Rodney Buchemi
Inker: Eber Ferreira & Rodney Buchemi
Tim Drake is very distraught over the recent death of Damien Wayne. Alfred consoles Tim. Later, Superboy hovers above the Teen Titans Yacht. Tim Drake welcomes Superboy and asks everybody to suit up and meet him in the "War Room". Once there, Tim Drake/Red Robin explains to the team that there have been four super powered teens that have either died or gone missing. He proposes to do something about rescuing a girl called Tabitha Munse. When he shows an image of a guy Solstice recognizes him as Lance, the man who appeared in a vision to her, but doesn't say anything. At the United Nations building, a man asks a secretary for information on a patient, but the info is classified. A pale looking man steals the documents while the "doctor" talks to the woman... take the file of Kiran Singh, Solstice! At Belle Reve prison, Amanda Waller looks at the same picture of Lance, when an alarm is tripped. Harley Quinn, Deadshot and King Shark deploy from their cells and head outside to find who tripped the alarm. The Teen Titans take them on while Red Robin confronts Amanda Waller. Waller says that she has been meaning to bring him in for questioning concerning the N.O.W.H.H.E.R.E, Time Square, Mystery Island and the recent Gotham incidents. Robin is there to cut a deal. Waller claims that she and Red Robin have come to an agreement, and the Titans get to walk away. Kid Flash asks about their plan to rescue Tabitha Munse. Red Robin states "Their was no girl" and that he will explain the rest later. A white haired man kills a cab driver with just a suggestion. Just then Lord Trigon, riding a two headed horse, arrives above the city.

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Cover date: June 2013
"Trigon-Ometry"
Plot: Scott Lobdell with Dialogue Assists from Tony Bedard
Penciller: Eddy Barrows
Inker: Eber Ferreira
Wonder Girl is angry with Red Robin for having the team go up against the Suicide Squad. Red Robin says they are free to leave the team if they want. Suddenly Wonder Girl falls to her knees, as her mysterious armor begins to morph around her head and shoulders. Wonder Girl then flies off. Trigon has arrived on Earth. In Time Square in New York City, Trigon is wreaking havoc. Wonder Girl engages in battle with Trigon, and the rest of the Teen Titans join in. In Los Angeles, Beast Boy is unconscious when Trigon's daughter Raven revives him. Meanwhile in NY, Trigon reveals certain things to Wonder Girl and Kid Flash about themselves. Raven appears with Beast Boy who captures Solstice, Red Robin and the white haired man. Solstice tries to calm the white haired man, who reveals himself to be Psimon, as he lets forth a psychic blast knocking out Beast Boy. Psimon's blast has killed many soldiers. The Teen Titans are stunned at the destruction. Red Robin states that the world will remember this attack and blame the Teen Titans. Superboy questions Raven who declares that she would not countenance murder, even in the name of her father Trigon.

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Cover date: July 2013
"Only Begotten"
Writer: Scott Lobdell
Penciller: Eddy Barrows & Patrick Zircher
Inker: Eber Ferreira & Patrick Zircher
The Teen Titans stand in shock, due to Psimon's "Psi-Blast" killing the National Guard that came to aid the Teen Titans against Trigon. Solstice charges toward Psimon in anger, Psimon retaliates by telling her to "Drop Dead". Kid Flash gets to him before he can finish that thought and kill Solstice, like he did the soldiers. He repeatedly smashes Psimon's face into the ground, only to have Superboy stop him, and remind him that he is better than that. While this is going on, Trigon watches from the Under Realms, with his three sons; Belial The Eldest, wielder of the Ebon Flame. Raskoff, The Warrior Prince and Suge, The Possessor. Trigon recounts his tale to his son's, how he ruled "A Dozen Dark Kingdoms". He took what he pleased, but longed to rule Earth. To help him in this goal, he deceives a human woman, and she gives birth to Raven. She is taken by her mother, and finds sanctuary in the realm of Azarath, where Raven grows up and comes to age. Gaining as much knowledge as she can and learning from the denizen's of Azarath, Raven eventually is forced to leave her home, so to protect her teachers and surrogate family from Trigon, who eventually finds where she is. Raven flee's to Earth, and by doing so manages to evade Trigon for a few more years, but is caught and handed over to Trigon in the Under Realm by the Phantom Stranger. The Phantom Stranger hopes that Raven will somehow implement change in the Under Realm. Raven seems to join Trigon in his preparation against Earth, but there is good in her heart, so she never truly fits in, in the Under Realm. She secretly watches the Teen Titans. Trigon sends his three son's to Earth to bring back Raven. Meanwhile in NYC, the Titans are still coming to grips with what has happened. Raven and Wonder Girl have words. Raven has a fit of rage and lashes out at Wonder Girl, only to be knocked down. Raven apologizes for her outburst, wonders what came over her, Bunker answers her question, by pointing out that three beings have just entered their realm. He points to the Brothers Trigon coming to collect their sister.

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Cover date: August 2013
"The Brothers Trigon"
Writer: Scott Lobdell
Dialogue: Tony Bedard
Layouts: Eddy Barrows
Finishes: Jesus Merino
Colors: Pete Pantazis
The Teen Titans face off with Raven's three brothers. There is a bit of banter back and forth, and finally Superboy takes the first strike by giving the ground a T.K. blast, knocking Raven's brothers of their feet. Robin splits the teams up into three, and orders them to keep the brothers separated. Wonder Girl and Bunker take the giant axe wielding one, while Solstice and Kid Flash take on the one that can take control of other's bodies. The team of Superboy, Robin, Raven and Beast Boy take on the more powerful of the three. They engage in battle with him, and Raven fuses her Soul-Self with Superboy, as they take him down. While this is going on, the other two teams manage to subdue their opponents. Kid Flash and Solstice share a kiss, after defeating theirs. Elsewhere, somewhere classified, it seems that Amanda Waller is watching these events unfold in some sort of war room, with a bunch of agents. She is monitoring how the Teen Titans are doing against this threat from the underworld. Finally after the Titans have managed to subdue the Trigon brothers, the team regroups. Raven and Robin have a conversation about how Trigon will not stop attacking until he conquers Earth's realm. The Titans feeling pleased with themselves, let down their guard... and Trigon strikes again. This time he seems to have taken control of Superboy, Wonder Girl, Kid Flash and Bunker.

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Cover date: September 2013
"Dark Titans"
Writer: Scott Lobdell
Layouts: Eddy Barrows
Finishes: Jesus Merino
Colors: Pete Pantazis
Trigon pits half the Teen Titans against their fellow team members. Red Robin manages to skewer Trigon through the head, winning the battle... for now. The mess is cleaned up by a covert team who say they'll will wipe the memories of everyone who witnessed the event, and put the damage down to an earthquake. Raven is welcomed to the team, but her revelations about Red Robin's intimate moments with both Wonder Girl and Solstice leave the team realing. As Raven retires to her room, Trigon congratulates her on winning her way into the Titan's confidence.

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Cover date: October 2013
"Hello, I Must Be Going!"
Writer: Scott Lobdell
Penciller: Robson Rocha
Inker: Wayne Faucher
A portal opens up in Kid Flash's room, with multiple arms trying to pull him in. One at a time his Titans friends jump in to try and save him. Else-when, somewhere in the future, where Kid Flash is really from, two unknown teenage males discuss the failure of not being able to retrieve Kid Flash from the present day. Raven makes a comment that whoever it was that was after Kid Flash, obviously had history with him. Solstice steps in and tells Raven to back off. Kid Flash then tells everybody that maybe Raven is right, and feels he has committed some wrongs from where he is from, but he cant remember what it is that he might have done. Later Bunker and Beast Boy share a poolside chat, while Wonder Girl and Superboy share a kiss. Raven and Robin go over some case files on each member in his War Room. Robin explains that if anything should happen to him, he feels that Raven is the person that could take over leadership of the team. Solstice calms Kid Flash with a kiss of their own, while Bunker gets a text message on his phone. He explains to his team that his boyfriend named Gabriel has woken from his coma and needs him. Beast Boy will go with him, to make sure he gets there safely. The team is happy for Bunker, and with that, Bunker leaves, as the rest of the Titan's happily bid him farewell.

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Cover date: November 2013
"Heart of Darkness"
Writer: Marv Wolfman
Penciller: Kafu
Inker: Kafu
When three beings, attempting to keep universal balance by ridding the universe of evil, bring one evil being to the Black Heart, instead of it consuming him, he insteads feeds off its power, becoming Trigon. Trigon, unable to leave the realm, transports a female to him, impregnates her, and sends her back to her world, where he's reborn through her and kills, rapes and destroys worlds everywhere. Looking for more women to bear him children, he finds an earth women who is willing and able to give him a female child... Raven. However the women knows Trigon is headed for Earth, where he will wreak destruction, and begs for someone to help her kill him.

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Cover date: November 2013
"Lord of War"
Writer: Corey May and Dooma Wendschuh
Penciller: Moritat, Angel Unzueta and Robson Rocha
Inker: Moritat and Art Thibert
Deathstroke, on a mission, thinks back to how it all began. While in the military he'd set about blowing up a building, only to discover it had children inside. Quiting, he marries, has a son, and the two become paid-for-hire mercenaries. But while on a job together Deathstroke's son is killed, and he himself is shot in the eye. Knowing that only one man could have known about his whereabouts that day, Deathstroke prepares to kill that man in the present.

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Cover date: December 2013
"Caught Up in Circles"
Writer: Scott Lobdell
Penciller: Angel Unzueta
Inker: Art Thibert
We start sometime in the past, with a young Miguel praying in a church, about events that occurred that lead his boyfriend to fall into a coma, because of his actions. He asks for a sign, and we find Robin come through a portal from the time stream. He explains to Bunker where he should go next. Robin gives Bunker specific instructions - Which lead him to our first encounter with Bunker in issue #1. Robin is then pulled back into the time stream, and Bunker takes this event as a sign from God, on what he should do. We then find ourselves in ancient Egypt, where a cloaked Robin awaits the arrival of two of his team mates. In a similar fashion to that which happened at the church earlier, Superboy and Wonder Girl appear from the time stream. Robin greets them and tells them to fight off the army that is approaching quickly toward them... Just as he gets pulled back into the time stream yet again. Wonder Girl and Superboy engage the army, and the two young heroes banter back and forth about their lives as members of the Teen Titans. We then find ourselves in the far future, on a ship traveling through space, Solstice and Kid Flash fall from the time stream. Kid Flash realizes where he is, tells Solstice to stay put and takes off. He then meets up with a younger version of himself, and pleads for him to stop the plan he has set in motion, which will kill everyone on the ship. We learn that Bart is planning to commit such an act to stop the oppressive soldiers aboard the ship from wiping out the outer colonies, under the rule of an oppressive government. Solstice manages to catch up to Kid Flash, only to find both of them getting pulled back into the time stream. Kid Flash pleads with his younger self not to go through with his plan, and just like that the two young heroes vanish, leaving a young Bart bewildered. Finally we find ourselves at a time where Etrigan calls home. He battles Raven, in an attempt to destroy the daughter of Trigon. As they battle, Wonder Girl appears out of nowhere, and puts Etrigan down. Wonder Girl then goes on to explain that Robin has a theory of how to stop the Titans from jumping through the time stream as they have been. She explains, that because Raven was born in Limbo, that she has the best chance to help the team stabilize in their own time. The way that they can do this is, if they offer themselves to her freely, so they become tethered to her and become as her own. We end with Raven attempting to communicate with her father. Saying that what he wanted her to accomplish through manipulation, she has managed to do by the Titans freely giving themselves to her. She pleads for Trigon to let her come home again.

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Cover date: December 2013
"My Future, My Enemy"
Writer: Scott Lobdell
Layouts: Barry Kitson
Finishes: Art Thibert, Jesus Merino, Scott Hanna & Barry Kitson
After finding the Batcave and a dead Batman, Superboy, Robin and Wonder Girl find themselves on board the Justice League satellite some time in the future, where Beast Boy (now a man) introduces them to the future Teen heroes. Beast Man tells Robin what the situation is, while Superboy finds himself outside in a battle with Jon Lane Kent. The two battle to the death, and when Jon Lane Kent appears to be done for, Superboy is whisked away into the time stream. Beast Man decides to disguise Jon Lane Kent as Kon, and he's sent back into the time stream with Robin and Wonder Girl.

Notable Appearance:
Red Hood and the Outlaws #15 (February)
Scott Lobdell, Timothy Green, II
Red Hood and Red Robin team up against The Joker! Teen Titans vs. The Outlaws!

Notable Appearance:
Forever Evil #2 (December)
Geoff Johns, David Finch, Richard Friend
Lex Luthor stalks through his own building and muses on adaptation and survival. He comes across a security guards named Otis, who points out that the power is out except for the screen of his tablet. Meanwhile the Teen Titans discuss the incursion of the Crime Syndicate and the revelation of Nightwing's secret identity. Robin tells them to suit up and while the others are a bit dubious of this Robin points out that if they found out Nightwing's identity it's only a matter of time before they figure out the rest. Elsewhere the Crime Syndicate debate how they should handle the chaos Ultraman's relocation of the moon has caused. Johnny Quick is all for killing all of the law enforcement personnel but Owlman wants them alive so they can have an infrastructure to build on. Johnny is against this and eventually runs off to give in to his baser needs. Ultraman tells them to let him go and is briefed by Grid who has prioritized the uprisings that have popped up since their arrival. Ultraman then checks in on a prisoner the Alfred from their Earth has been keeping and an argument breaks out on what to do with him. Owlman wants him dead. Ultraman doesn't and Owlman states that if the hooded man lives so does Dick Grayson. Grid informs the group of an uprising by the Flash's rogues and Ultraman leaves to take care of a situation in Khandaq. As Lex Luthor and Otis find one of his experiments that is not quite ready yet Johnny Quick and Atomica confront the police and soldiers outside the crashed Watchtower. Quick throws their bullets back at them but Superboy uses his heat vision to melt the bullets before they can do any harm. Meanwhile Lex releases his creation, which needed another five years before it was ready and orders it to kill Otis. It does after Otis threatens Lex, which satisfies Luthor. Back at the Watchtower Johnny Quick messes with Kid Flash's vibrational frequency which sends Kid Flash and the rest of the Titans into the time stream. Luthor retrieves his battle suit as the bizarre creature puts on his uniform inside out. This is a job for Lex Luthor. At the STAR Labs facility in Detroit Dr. Silas Stone and his associate Thomas set about destroying the contents of the Red Room, which contains the most dangerous technology on Earth. Suddenly Batman and Catwoman break into the room with an injured Cyborg. When Silas asks what happened to the Justice League Batman tells them that they didn't make it.


“Superboy” and “Teen Titans” Comics Index

Introduction

Here is a listing of the Superboy and Teen Titans monthly titles since their post-Flashpoint relaunch in September 2011. The Writer, Penciller and Inker for each issue are listed within the Comic Index pages, directly below each title's name and number.

Note: Remember, the month dates listed are from the issue covers, not the actual date when the comic was on sale.

CONTENTS:

2011 | 2012 | 2013 | 2014



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