Superman-related August 2012 Solicitations

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

DC UNIVERSE: SUPERMAN

Action Comics #12 ACTION COMICS #12
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Backup story written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art by RAGS MORALES, BRAD WALKER and RICK BRYANT
Backup story art by CAFU
Cover by RAGS MORALES
Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG
1:100 B&W Variant cover by RAGS MORALES
On sale AUGUST 1. 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.
- What is the horrific secret behind "THE FORGOTTEN SUPERMAN"?
- What happens when Superman is too late to save LOIS LANE?
- And what is the staggering new threat The Man of Steel is about to face?
- Plus in the backup, Perry White's brush with death leads to startling consequences for Superman!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

Superman #12 SUPERMAN #12
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art by DAN JURGENS and JESUS MERINO
Cover by DAN JURGENS and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 B&W Variant cover by DAN JURGENS and NORM RAPMUND
On sale AUGUST 22. 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.
- The entity that came from the bottom of the ocean in issue #9 is back - and it's trying to create a dimensional gateway for his army!
- Earth is in peril, and Superman is the only one who can prevent mass death and destruction.

Superman Annual #1 SUPERMAN ANNUAL #1
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by CAFU and others
Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
On sale AUGUST 29. 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US. RATED T
- Abducted by a group of mysterious aliens, Superman is dragged to a remote alien galaxy to take part in THE GAMES, a world hopping game of cat-and-mouse where players are hunted for sport.
- Can even the help of a mysterious new GREEN LANTERN overcome the might of an alien empire?

Superboy #12 SUPERBOY #12
Written by TOM DeFALCO
Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN
Cover by STEVE LIGHTLE
On sale AUGUST 8. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T
- There's a monster hiding in the shadows of New York after dark, and she's set her sights on Superboy. But her interest in him is more complicated than it seems!
- Superboy's just starting to figure out what it means to have friends - does he have the good judgment to pick the right ones? Or is he destined to run with the wrong crowd?

Supergirl #12 SUPERGIRL #12
Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON
Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
On sale AUGUST 15. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T
- SUPERGIRL confronts SUPERMAN in his Fortress of Solitude about the Bottle City of Kandor.
- What mysterious connection does this have to a piece of Kryptonian debris that crashed with her ship?



DC UNIVERSE

Justice League #12 JUSTICE LEAGUE #12
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
1:100 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE
On sale AUGUST 15. 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" part four!
- The team struggles to stay together as they try to combat their newest foe.
- A shocking last page that will have the world talking about this issue!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

Teen Titans #12 TEEN TITANS #12
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Backup story written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and
NORM RAPMUND
Backup story art by CHRISCROSS
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH
On sale AUGUST 22. 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.
- Lookout, RED ROBIN and SUPERBOY! The power of WONDER GIRL'S armor has been unleashed!
- Introducing DIESEL - is he WONDER GIRL'S new boyfriend, or worse?
- And in the backup story, the fate of the prehistoric visitors from MYSTERY ISLAND rest with KID FLASH. Will they become extinct, too?

Superman: Earth One Vol 2 HC SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE VOL. 2 HC
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Art and cover by SHANE DAVIS and SANDRA HOPE
On sale OCTOBER 31. 136 pg, FC, $22.99 US
The highly anticipated sequel to the #1 New York Times best-selling graphic novel SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE by acclaimed writer J. Michael Straczynski and superstar artist Shane Davis is here!
Young Clark Kent continues his journey toward becoming the World's Greatest Super Hero but finds dealing with humanity to be a bigger challenge than he ever imagined! From a ruthless dictator to a new love interest who's NOT Lois Lane, things are never easy for this emerging Man of Steel.
And the worst is yet to come, in the form of a man-monster with an insatiable appetite, the Parasite! The only thing that might appease his hunger is The Last Son of Krypton! But that will also mean he will have Superman's powers without his conscience, and Kal-El learns to live without powers beyond those of mere mortals.

Batman Beyond Unlimited #7 BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #7
Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK
FRIDOLFS. Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN, DEREK FRIDOLFS, HOWARD PORTER
and NORM BREYFOGLE. Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale AUGUST 29. 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
- New digital-first adventures!
- The War for Apokolips begins, and Aquagirl's origin is revealed!
- The Joker King gathers his army, and Terry makes a shocking discovery!
- Clark Kent searches for his place in the City of Tomorrow!

Smallville: Season 11 #4 SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #4
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by PERE PEREZ
Cover by RYAN BENJAMIN and JOEL BENJAMIN
On sale AUGUST 1. 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
- New digital-first adventures!
- The story arc kicking off the SEASON PREMIERE EVENT concludes!
- CHLOE and OLIVER make a shocking discovery as they come face-to-face with the sole survivor of the crash.
- More machine than man, an out-of-control HENSHAW must be stopped - this looks like a job for SUPERMAN!

Teen Titans Vol 1 TEEN TITANS VOL. 1: IT'S OUR RIGHT TO FIGHT TP
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
Cover by BRETT BOOTH
On sale SEPTEMBER 5. 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US
- SCOTT LOBDELL and BRETT BOOTH usher in a new era for the TEEN TITANS!
- Meet a new TITANS team, including new members SKITTER and BUNKER!
- Collecting TEEN TITANS #1-7!

Superman Chronicles Vol 10 THE SUPERMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 10 TP
Written by JERRY SIEGEL
Art by VARIOUS
Cover by JACK BURNLEY
On sale SEPTEMBER 5. 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US
- In these 1942 stories, Superman battles The Night Owl, Nazi sympathizers, the mysterious "Man with the Cane," and a mad scientist who brings characters from newspaper comic strips to life.
- Collecting SUPERMAN #18-19, ACTION COMICS #53-55 and WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #7!

Superman: The Black Ring Vol 2 SUPERMAN: THE BLACK RING VOL. 2 TP
Written by PAUL CORNELL and GAIL SIMONE
Art by PETE WOODS and others
Cover by DAVID FINCH
On sale SEPTEMBER 19. 224 pg, FC, $16.99 US
- LEX LUTHOR'S quest for the Black Lantern energy takes him to Arkham Asylum for a close encounter with THE JOKER, and then into conflict with Larfleeze, the Orange Lantern.
- Collects ACTION COMICS #896-900, SECRET SIX #29 and ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #13!

Superman Family Adventures #4 SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #4
Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
On sale AUGUST 29. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED E
- The City of Metropolis runs into Monkey Mayhem when Beppo's friend goes crazy!
- Meet the gigantically giant, ginormously angry ape TITANO!
- Can the Super Family make things right? What's Kryptonite have to do with this? And where the heck is the Chief's coffee?

Young Justice #19 YOUNG JUSTICE #19
Written by GREG WEISMAN
Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES
On sale AUGUST 29. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED E
- THE BRAIN, MONSIEUR MALLAH and THE ULTRA-HUMANITE have captured the team.
- What does GORILLA GRODD want with MISS MARTIAN?



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