Superman-related May 2012 Solicitations

All of DC's Superman-related offerings available in May.

DC UNIVERSE: SUPERMAN

Action Comics #9 ACTION COMICS #9
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Backup story written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art and cover by GENE HA
Backup story art by CULLY HAMNER
Variant cover by RAGS MORALES
1:200 B&W Variant cover by GENE HA
On sale MAY 2.40 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.
  • Featuring characters from parallel Earths, including PRESIDENT SUPERMAN!
  • Introducing new villain SUPERDOOM!
  • Guest artist GENE HA joins GRANT MORRISON for this tale of not one, not two, but THREE Earths!
  • And in the backup story, President Superman must stop a nuclear attack - but he can't leave the White House!
    This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

    Superman #9 SUPERMAN #9
    Written by KEITH GIFFEN and DAN JURGENS
    Art by DAN JURGENS and JESUS MERINO
    Cover by IVAN REIS and OCLAIR ALBERT
    1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS
    On sale MAY23.32 pg, FC, $2.99 US.RATED T
    Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.

  • SUPERMAN faces new supervillainess MASOCHIST!
  • How can Superman fight an opponent he can't touch?
  • LOIS LANE faces a turning point in her career as a journalist.

    Superboy #9 SUPERBOY #9
    Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
    Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN
    Cover by IAN CHURCHILL
    On sale MAY 9.32 pg, FC, $2.99 US.RATED T

  • "THE CULLING" continues here from this month's TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #1 and leading into LEGION LOST #9!
  • SUPERBOY vs. ROSE WILSON - round two!
  • The shocking debut of the all-new WARBLADE!

    Supergirl #9 SUPERGIRL #9
    Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON
    Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
    On sale MAY 16.32 pg, FC, $2.99 US.RATED T

  • SUPERGIRL aids the new SILVER BANSHEE against her father, the deadly BLACK BANSHEE!
  • Supergirl finds out about her weakness to magic - the hard way!



    DC UNIVERSE

    Earth Two #1 EARTH TWO #1
    Written by JAMES ROBINSON
    Art by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT
    Cover by GREG CAPULLO
    1:25 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
    On sale MAY 2.40 pg, FC, $3.99 US.RATED T
    Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
  • First issue of an ongoing series from writer JAMES ROBINSON and artist NICOLA SCOTT!
  • Who are the heroes of EARTH 2 - and what befell them?
  • Starring ALAN SCOTT, JAY GARRICK and many others!
  • You may think you know Earth 2...but this is DC Comics - The New 52, where anything can happen!
  • Don't miss the extra-sized debut issue!

    World's Finest #1 WORLDS' FINEST #1
    Written by PAUL LEVITZ
    Art by GEORGE PEREZ, SCOTT KOBLISH and KEVIN MAGUIRE
    Cover by GEORGE PEREZ
    1:25 Variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
    On sale MAY 2.32 pg, FC, $2.99 US.RATED T
    Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

  • New ongoing series featuring POWER GIRL and HUNTRESS of Earth 2!
  • PAUL LEVITZ teams with amazing artists GEORGE PEREZ and KEVIN MAGUIRE.
  • Discover why these two heroes are stranded on our Earth - and what it means for the heroes of the DC Universe.

    The Ravagers #1 THE RAVAGERS #1
    Written by HOWARD MACKIE
    Art and cover by IAN CHURCHILL
    1:25 Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
    On sale MAY 30.32 pg, FC, $2.99 US.RATED T
    Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

  • First issue of a new series spinning directly out of "THE CULLING!"
  • FAIRCHILD, brother and sister THUNDER and LIGHTNING, the monstrous RIDGE, BEAST BOY and TERRA are being pursued by ROSE WILSON and WARBLADE, who want them dead at any cost!
  • No one's survival is certain each month in THE RAVAGERS!

    Justice League #9 JUSTICE LEAGUE #9
    Written by GEOFF JOHNS
    Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
    Backup story art by GARY FRANK
    1:25 Variant cover by CARLOS D'ANDA
    1:200 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE
    On sale MAY 16.40 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.

  • "THE VILLAIN'S JOURNEY" begins here! Part one of a story introducing an all-new major nemesis for the Justice League by GEOFF JOHNS and JIM LEE!
  • In part three of the SHAZAM! backup story, Billy Batson attempts to get used to his new life, new school and new family as Sivana unleashes an ancient evil imprisoned long ago.
    This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

    Teen Titans #9 TEEN TITANS #9
    Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
    Art by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYER
    Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
    1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
    Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
    On sale MAY 23.32 pg, FC, $2.99 US.RATED T

  • "THE CULLING" finale!
  • THE TEEN TITANS and THE LEGION LOST duke it out with N.O.W.H.E.R.E. and the madman known as Harvest to stop the slaughter of
    innocent children.
  • This issue leads directly into this month's RAVAGERS #1!
  • Continued from TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #1 SUPERBOY #9 and LEGION LOST #9!

    Teen Titans Annual #1 TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #1
    Written by SCOTT LOBDELL and TOM DeFALCO
    Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
    On sale MAY 2.48 pg, FC, $4.99 US.RATED T

  • "THE CULLING" begins here!
  • It's the TEEN TITANS vs. THE LEGION LOST one mile beneath the Antarctic in the chamber of horrors known as the Crucible!
  • Continued in this month's SUPERBOY #9, LEGION LOST #9 and TEEN TITANS #9!

    Smallville Season 11 #1 SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #1
    Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
    Art by PERE PEREZ
    Cover by GARY FRANK
    On sale MAY 2.48 pg, FC, $3.99 US.RATED T

  • The SMALLVILLE story continues in this new ongoing series!
  • Based on the hit CW show!
  • Find out what happened after CLARK KENT puts on the costume.

    Batman Beyond Unlimited #4 BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #4
    Written by J.T. KRUL, ADAM BEECHEN, DEREK FRIDOLFS and DUSTIN NGUYEN
    Art by HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY, NORM BREYFOGLE, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
    Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
    On sale MAY 30.48 pg, FC, $3.99 US.RATED T

  • Batman Beyond!
  • Justice League Beyond!
  • Superman Beyond!
  • Need we say more?

    Infinity Inc INFINITY INC.: THE GENERATIONS SAGA VOL. 2 HC
    Written by ROY THOMAS and DANN THOMAS
    Art by JERRY ORDWAY, TODD McFARLANE and others
    Cover by JERRY ORDWAY
    On sale JULY 18.384 pg, FC, $39.99 US

  • The mysterious Stream of Ruthlessness forces INFINITY INC. to battle the JSA - while the Ultra-Humanite waits to destroy the winning team!
  • Collecting INFINITY INC. #5-18 and INFINITY INC. ANNUAL #1.

    Justice JUSTICE TP
    Written by JIM KRUEGER and ALEX ROSS
    Art by ALEX ROSS and DOUG BRAITHWAITE
    Cover by ALEX ROSS
    On sale JUNE 13.384 pg, FC, $29.99 US

  • The Legion of Doom - led by LEX LUTHOR and BRAINIAC - band together to save the world after a shared vision of the Earth's demise.
  • Collecting the best-selling 12-issue series!

    Kryptonite Nevermore SUPERMAN: KRYPTONITE NEVERMORE TP
    Written by DENNIS O'NEIL
    Art by CURT SWAN and MURPHY ANDERSON
    Cover by NEAL ADAMS
    On sale JUNE 27.192 pg, FC, $19.99 US

  • The legendary tale that reinvented Superman for the 1970s is reprinted in trade paperback!
  • Collects SUPERMAN #233-238 and 240-242!

    Superman Family Adventures #1 SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #1
    Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
    Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
    On sale MAY 30.32 pg, FC, $2.99 US.RATED E

  • Superman's closest allies take the stage like you have never seen before, from the Eisner Award-winning team of Art Baltazar and Franco (TINY TITANS)!
  • Don't miss the action-packed, history-making, supe radventure awesomeness!!
  • Classic Superman elements reinterpreted for all ages with the humor that only the creative team of TINY TITANS can bring!

    TINY TITANS: GROWING UP TINY TP
    Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
    Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
    On sale JUNE 13.128 pg, FC, $12.99 US

  • A new volume of the Eisner Award-winning series, including lots o' Crocs, a super-speedster race, young Bizarros in love and the Crossing Patrol Boys of Doom!
  • Collects TINY TITANS #39-44!

    Young Justice #16 YOUNG JUSTICE #16
    Written by KEVIN HOPPS and GREG WEISMAN
    Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES
    On sale MAY 30.32 pg, FC, $2.99 US.RATED E

  • Robin, Kid Flash and Artemis fight crime with their adult counterparts!
  • Guest starring Batman, The Flash and Green Arrow!
  • First part of a new storyline.



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