Superman Comic Books

Up, Up and Coming!

[Last updated July 1, 2020]

This page gives you details on the up-coming Superman comics on sale at your local comic shop and various other outlets.

Listed are the current month's comics as well as next month's comics. The dates given are the release dates for a given week, you may find that your local comic shop's delivery dates vary by a few days from those given on this page.

Only the comics that Superman regularly appears in are listed, aswell as any specials or annuals directly relating to Superman. Completists looking for complete DC Universe releases should look to the "Upcoming Comics Information" list of web sites in the "Links" section for other sources.


JULY 2020

Notes: Although American fans may not be able to celebrate Independence Day like usual, that doesnÕt mean that there wonÕt be any fireworks this July! DC is here for you to pack every Tuesday of the month with new and exciting stories featuring the WorldÕs Greatest Super-Heroes!

Tuesday, July 7:
New Comic Books:
DCeased: Dead Planet #1
Justice League #48
Superman #23
Young Justice #16

New Collected Editions: Crisis on Infinite Earths: Paragons Rising Deluxe Edition HC (Previously titled Crisis on Infinite Earths: Arrowverse Deluxe Edition HC)
Justice League of America by Brad Meltzer: The Deluxe Edition HC
Superboy: A Celebration of 75 Years HC
Supergirl: Being Super (New Edition)

Tuesday, July 14:
New Comic Books:
Dark Nights: Death Metal #2
Justice League #49
SupermanÕs Pal Jimmy Olsen #12 (Series Finale!)

New Collected Editions:
DC Super Hero Girls: Weird Science

Tuesday, July 21:
New Comic Books:
Action Comics #1023

Tuesday, July 28:
New Comic Books:
Batman/Superman #10
Legion of Super-Heroes #7


AUGUST 2020

Notes: A lot of "Death Metal" this month.

August 4:

DCEASED: DEAD PLANET #2
written by TOM TAYLOR
art by TREVOR HAIRSINE and GIGI BALDASSINI
cover by DAVID FINCH
card stock variant cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
card stock movie homage variant cover by BEN OLIVER
The sequel to the bestselling miniseries continues! The Justice League is trapped on Earth, and they've discovered that life still survives on this dead planet! Survival is precarious, though - and with billions of infected still roaming the surface, death lies around every corner. But it isn't just the anti-living our heroes have to worry about, because John Constantine, Swamp Thing, and Zatanna are about to discover another evil growing...
ON SALE 08.04.20
$3.99 US | 2 OF 6 | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVERS $4.99 US
This issue will ship with three covers.

DARK NIGHTS: DEATH METAL LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHTS #1
written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, JOSHUA WILLIAMSON, PETER J. TOMASI, WARREN ELLIS, GARTH ENNIS, DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON, and FRANK TIERI
art by TONY S. DANIEL, JIM CHEUNG, JOËLLE JONES, DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON, RILEY ROSSMO, and FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
cover by TONY S. DANIEL
1:25 variant cover by KAARE ANDREWS
The DC Universe has become engulfed by the Dark Multiverse, where demons dwell and reality is overrun by monstrous versions of the Dark Knight, all ruled by the Batman Who Laughs. In this collection of short tales, learn the terrifying secrets of these new Bats out of hell and other creatures of the night like Robin King, whose origin is just the worst! Plus, read about the secret buried beneath Castle Bat, the sentient Batmobile, and...how did Batman turn into a dinosaur?
ONE-SHOT | ON SALE 08.04.20
CARD STOCK COVER
$5.99 US | 48 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #50
written by SIMON SPURRIER
art by AARON LOPRESTI
cover by DOUG MAHNKE
variant cover by TRAVIS CHAREST
Special extra-size anniversary issue! It's the final chapter of "The Rule of War" - and all the rules are broken! On the alien planet Trotha, Empress Siddinx's plan is revealed, and it's nothing short of world domination - with the Justice League entangled in her puppet strings. But how can the team save a population that now hates and fears them?
ON SALE 08.04.20
$5.99 US | 48 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.

YOUNG JUSTICE #17
written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and DAVID F. WALKER
art by SCOTT GODLEWSKI
cover by JOHN TIMMS
variant cover by MIRKA ANDOLFO
This very special issue focuses directly on the friendship at the heart of Young Justice: Conner, Tim, and Bart - a.k.a. Superboy, Drake, and Impulse. As younger men, these three iconic heroes built Young Justice on their friendship. Now their dream has grown and changed as much as they have. And with the demands of adulthood pulling them in different directions, they realize that nights like this one may never happen again.
RESOLICIT | ON SALE 08.04.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are canceled.

August 11:

DARK NIGHTS: DEATH METAL #3
written by SCOTT SNYDER
art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
card stock foil cover by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
card stock variant cover by DAVID FINCH
card stock variant cover by JEROME OPE„A
card stock variant cover by STANLEY "ARTGERM" LAU
1:25 card stock variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE
1:100 black and white card stock variant cover by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
All aboard! When the Justice League launches its assault on New Apokolips, the team's goal is to free Superman from his solar prison. But it's all going off the rails when they learn that the Man of Steel is gone for good thanks to the Anti-Life Equation. Plus, the deep secret of the Darkest Knight is revealed - but how much darker could the Batman Who Laughs possibly get? And don't miss the surprise return of everyone's favorite wanna be Robin!
ON SALE 08.11.20
$4.99 US | 32 PAGES | 3 OF 7
CARD STOCK COVERS
FC | DC
This issue will ship with six covers.

SUPERMAN #24
written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
art by KEVIN MAGUIRE and JOHN TIMMS
cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
variant cover by BRYAN HITCH
Wonder Woman 1984 variant cover by GABRIELE DELL'OTTO
Superman's legendary susceptibility to magic is about to turn his life inside out and upside down. A mysterious new villain has come into Superman's world to pit him against the most powerful sorcerer and agent for the Lords of Order: Doctor Fate!
RESOLICIT | ON SALE 08.11.20 | $3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with three covers.
This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are canceled.

August 18:

DARK NIGHTS: DEATH METAL GUIDEBOOK #1
written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, JOSHUA WILLIAMSON, BECKY CLOONAN, VITA AYALA, CHIP ZDARSKY, and CHRISTOPHER PRIEST
art by DOUG MAHNKE, BECKY CLOONAN, EDUARDO RISSO, KHARY RANDOLPH, and DAN PANOSIAN
cover by YASMINE PUTRI
1:25 variant cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
Earth is turned upside down, shrouded in a realm of darkness after the Justice League's defeat by the cosmic goddess Perpetua. Now the Batman Who Laughs and his army of Dark Knights rule the planet, wreaking havoc on humanity and raining destruction on the world. As Wonder Woman, Superman, Batman, and other heroes fight to survive in this strange new landscape, one cloaked figure has been observing from the sidelines, creating a guidebook to this new world and its evil leaders in the hope of forming a plan of justice...and penance.
This issue showcases the new factions of Earth and explores the mystery of what happened to our heroes after their battle with Perpetua. How does Wonder Woman, the new queen of Hell, reign over her prisoners? What is Batman doing with the Black Lantern Ring? And what happens when Harley Quinn takes charge of the Wasteland, and finds love in the process? All this and more in this jam-issue exploring the new world order.
ONE-SHOT | ON SALE 08.18.20
CARD STOCK COVER
$5.99 US | 48 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #51
written by JEFF LOVENESS
art by ROBSON ROCHA and DANIEL HENRIQUES
cover by PHILIP TAN
variant cover by NICK DERINGTON
At the mercy of the Black Mercy! As they return from their adventure on the planet Trotha, the Justice League crashes on the homeworld of the Black Mercy! There, they fall prey to the most powerful psychological threat they've ever faced! Written by Jeff Loveness (Adult Swim's Rick and Morty), this two-part descent into the dark corners of the superhero psyche will unearth fresh horror.
ON SALE 08.18.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.

August 25:

ACTION COMICS #1024
written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
art and cover by JOHN ROMITA JR. and KLAUS JANSON
variant cover by LUCIO PARRILLO
Wonder Woman 1984 variant cover by FRANK CHO
The city of Metropolis has been rocked by Luthor's latest attack and the drama surrounding
Superman's truth, and that gives the invisible mafia a new foothold to change the City of Tomorrow forever. Meanwhile, the Daily Planet is under siege! The fallout from Superman: Villains continues as Clark Kent steps out into the world as a reporter for the first time.
RESOLICIT | ON SALE 08.25.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with three covers.
Please see the order form for details.
This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are canceled.

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #11
written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
art by CLAYTON HENRY
cover by DAVID MARQUEZ
card stock variant cover by JAE LEE
Wonder Woman 1984 variant cover by JENNY FRISON
It's Superman versus Batman as the deadly machinations of the Ultra-Humanite crash to their end! The Dark Knight has been transformed into a human atomic bomb, all in the name of wiping Superman from the face of the Earth! As Batman struggles against the urge to kill his friend, Superman must undo the damage done and help the other victims of the Ultra-Humanite's experiments. It's the thrilling conclusion to "Atomic" that will reverberate across the DC Universe for months to come!
RESOLICITED | ON SALE 08.25.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99 US
FC | DC
This issue will ship with three covers.
Please see the order form for details.
This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are canceled.

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #8
written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
art by EVAN "DOC" SHANER, JEFF LEMIRE, DUSTIN NGUYEN, JOËLLE JONES, MICHAEL AVON OEMING, LIAM SHARP, ANDRƒ LIMA, SANFORD GREENE, CULLY HAMNER, YANICK PAQUETTE, DAN HIPP, DAVID MACK, DARICK ROBERTSON, DAN JURGENS, BILQUIS EVELY, FABIO MOON, MICHAEL ALLRED, RYAN SOOK, ALEX MALEEV, JOHN TIMMS, DUNCAN ROULEAU, and NORM RAPMUND
cover by RYAN SOOK
variant cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
Beginning a special two-part comics storytelling event! Over the course of two spectacular issues, 44 artists will dive into the 31st century - with each page starring a different Legionnaire! It starts when the team is arrested by a galactic authority that does not approve of the Legion - and it leads into an intergalactic showdown that will affect every member of the team!
RESOLICIT | ON SALE 08.25.20
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES
FC | DC
This issue will ship with two covers.
This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are canceled.