Superman Comic Books

Up, Up and Coming!

[Last updated September 1, 2021]

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.


SEPTEMBER 2021

Notes: The comic books continue to power on this month with new issues.

September 7:

INFINITE FRONTIER #6
Writer: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Artist: XERMANICO
Cover: MITCH GERADS
Variant Covers: BRYAN HITCH
$4.99 | 40 PGS | 6 of 6 | $5.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 9/7/21
One story ends and the next phase of the DC Multiverse begins. We have one name for you: DARKSEID.
Our heroes knew that someone had been pulling the strings this entire time, but are they prepared for it to be the biggest bad of all? As President Superman, Alan Scott, Roy Harper, and the rest converge for a showdown, the secret of Omega Planet is revealed. Plus, Barry Allen is put on a path he may never get off!

JUSTICE LEAGUE INFINITY #3
Writers: J.M. DeMATTEIS and JAMES TUCKER
Artist: ETHEN BEAVERS
Cover: DAN MORA
$3.99 US | 32 PGS | 3 of 7
ON SALE 9/7/21
As the worlds continue to bleed in and out of each other, the Justice League looks to the cosmos to learn how to stop the chaos that's been wrought. Meanwhile, Superman's journey through the Multiverse brings him face to face with another Man of Steel, but is this one friend or foe?

SUICIDE SQUAD #7
Writer: ROBBIE THOMPSON
Artists: EDUARDO PANSICA and JULIO FERREIRA
Cover: EDUARDO PANSICA
Variant Cover: KEVIN MAGUIRE
$3.99 US | 32 PGS | $4.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 9/7/21
Amanda Waller pulls in her newest recruit to Task Force X: the unstoppable and outstanding Ambush Bug! With a mission that literally takes the Squad to hell and back, the sometimes fourth-wall-breaking hero may be the team's only chance at survival. Embarking on a quest to gain access to the Rock of Eternity, the Squad must also face the threat of Rick Flag, who's on the hunt for Waller's head.

September 14:

TITANS UNITED #1
Story by Cavan Scott
Pencils by Jose Luis
Inks by Jonas Trindade
Cover by Jamal Campbell
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | 1 of 7
Variant cover by Kael Ngu
1:25 Variant cover by Junggeun Yoon
$4.99 US (Card Stock)
ON SALE 9/14/21
The Titans face their greatest challengetheir own powers! Nightwing, Donna Troy, Superboy, Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy, and Red Hood kick off a thrilling new case that will lead one of their own to question not only their place on the team, but their very existence.

CHALLENGE OF THE SUPER SONS #6
Writer: PETER J. TOMASI
Artist: EVAN STANLEY
Cover: SIMONE DI MEO
Variant Cover: NICK BRADSHAW
$3.99 US | 32 PGS | 6 of 7 | $4.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 9/14/21
The Super Sons were trapped in the past by Felix Faust and Vandal Savage so they could unlock the secrets of the future. A young sorceress named Rora has teamed up with Superboy and Robin to get them back to their own timeif they can overcome their ber-magical captors!

SUPERMAN: SON OF KAL-EL #3
Writer: TOM TAYLOR
Artist: JOHN TIMMS
Cover: JOHN TIMMS
Variant Cover: INHYUK LEE
$3.99 US | 32 PGS | $4.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 9/14/21
Jonathan Kent hasn't been Superman for long, but he's upset some powerful people with his heroism. Andthe underground news source known as the Truth is helping Jon open his eyes to evils in the world thatcould be more powerful than the new Man of Steel.
Continuing the brand-new saga of Superman from Tom Taylor, the writer of Nightwing, and John Timms, artist on Future State: Superman of Metropolis.

Fourth World by Jack Kirby Omnibus
story by Jack Kirby
art by Jack Kirby
cover by Jack Kirby
ON SALE 9/14/21
$150.00 US | 1,536 PAGES | FC | DC
7 1/16 x 10 7/8
ISBN: 978-1-77951-261-1
In the 1970s, legendary creator Jack "the King" Kirby revolutionized the comic book medium with a sweeping multi-series saga that encompassed impossible new worlds, iconic new characters, and sweeping new mythologies. He called it the Fourth World, and its debut elicited unprecedented levels of excitement and anticipation from comics readers everywhere.
The Fourth World by Jack Kirby Omnibus collects, in a single hardcover volume, Kirby's complete chronicles from the pages of Superman's Pal Jimmy Olsen, The New Gods, The Forever People, and Mister Miracle, as well as the climactic graphic novel The Hunger Dogs.
This transformative tome also includes illuminating essays from acclaimed author (and former Kirby apprentice) Mark Evanier and celebrated comics creator (and avowed Kirby fan) Walter Simonson, as well as a special section of Kirby pencils, profiles, pinups, and more!

Superman & Lois Lane: The 25th Wedding Anniversary Deluxe Edition
story by Various
art by Various
cover by John Byrne
ON SALE 9/14/21
$34.99 US | 208 PAGES | FC | DC
Hardcover
7 1/16 x 10 7/8
ISBN: 978-1-77951-033-4
The marriage of Clark Kent and Lois Lane was a special event nearly 60 years in the making! Now, a quarter century later, we look back and celebrate that historic moment in Superman & Lois Lane: The 25th Wedding Anniversary Deluxe Edition!
This beautiful hardcover collects the landmark Superman: The Wedding Album, along with other relationship highlights, including the lead-up to the altar (Superman #118) and the honeymoon (Adventures of Superman #541, Action Comics #728, Superman: The Man of Steel #63), with new extras!

September 21:

JUSTICE LEAGUE #68
Writers: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and RAM V
Artists: SIYA OUM and SCOTT GODLEWSKI
Cover: DAVID MARQUEZ
Variant Cover: ALEXANDER LOZANO
$4.99 US | 40 PGS | $5.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 9/21/21
THE TOUR! The Justice League has some new members. And those members get a tour of the Hall of Justice from the legends who helped build it while they learn about the people who have dedicated their entire lives to its higher calling.
Merlin and his army of the aquatic dead have taken over Atlantis! Can Zatanna handle him and the horror she is hiding within?

JUSTICE LEAGUE: LAST RIDE #5
Writer: CHIP ZDARSKY
Artist: MIGUEL MENDONA
Cover: DARICK ROBERTSON
Variant Cover: DIKE RUAN
$3.99 US | 32 PGS | 5 of 7 | $4.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 9/14/21
APOKOLIPSNOT AS SAFE A PLACE TO HIDE A WAR CRIMINAL AS YOU'D THINK!
The Justice League has been tasked with bringing the master of war crimes, your one and only Lobo, to trial in order to account for a life of treachery. But while the League thought Apokolips would be the safest place to store a wanted murderer, there are others out on the hunt for Lobo...

SUPERGIRL: WOMAN OF TOMORROW #4
Writer: TOM KING
Artist: BILQUIS EVELY
Cover: BILQUIS EVELY
Variant Cover: ROSE BESCH
$4.99 US | 32 PGS | $4.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 9/21/21
Supergirl sets her sights on the Brigands, a group of dastardly nomads hell-bent on slaughtering all they come across. Nowshe must follow their path of destruction to find the fugitive they've been hiding who set her on this intergalactic journey in the first place!

LOONEY TUNES #262
Writer: DEREK FRIDOLFS
Artists: WALTER CARZON and HORACIO OTTOLINI
Cover: DEREK FRIDOLFS
$2.99 US | 32 PGS
ON SALE 9/21/21
With print publications on the way out and information going online, newspaper reporter Cluck Trent is out of a job. But at least he has his heroic identity of Stupor Duck to fall back on. Or does he?"Up there in the sky! It's a bird! It's a plane! Uh... what is that? Who cares?"

September 28:

ACTION COMICS #1035
Writers: PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON and SEAN LEWIS
Artists: DANIEL SAMPERE and SAMI BASRI
Cover: DANIEL SAMPERE
Variant Cover: JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
$4.99 | 40 pages | $5.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 9/28/21
Superman keeps the abandoned Warworld weapon out of the hands of anyone who might misuse it. But now the Justice League questions his judgment. It's time for Clark Kent to put up or shut up. In "Tales of Metropolis," the Guardian comes to the city. Is this another step toward Future State?

SUPERMAN AND THE AUTHORITY #4
Writer: GRANT MORRISON
Artist: MIKEL JANN
Cover: MIKEL JANN
Variant Cover: GENE HA
$4.99 US | 40 PGS | 4 of 4 | $4.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 9/28/21
Is the team ready for what's next?
Will the Man of Steel's new super-group fall apart before they even begin? The Ultra-Humanite has put together his own team of rogues designed to match the Authority fist for fist. This series comes to an explosive conclusion that will threaten to split the Man of Steel in half!


RWBY/JUSTICE LEAGUE #6
Writer: MARGUERITE BENNETT
Artists: EMANUELA LUPACCHINO and
WADE VON GRAWBADGER
Cover: MIRKA ANDOLFO
Variant Cover: SIMONE DI MEO
$3.99 US | 32 PGS | 6 of 7 | $4.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 9/28/21
Team RWBY's assault on the creature begins! As they enact their plan, the group quickly learns they underestimated the monster's resources and power as he wages a war with all of Remnant! Can the girls defeat Team JNPR and break them out of their trance, or will they fall under the spell of the beast below?

SUPERMAN '78 #2
Writer: ROBERT VENDITTI
Artist: WILFREDO TORRES
Cover: BEN OLIVER
Variant Cover: BRYAN HITCH
$3.99 US | 32 PGS | 2 of 6 | $4.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 9/28/21
After a battle with a rampaging robot, Superman enlists an unlikely ally to crack the code behind who sent it. He needs an intelligent technological genius, and that can only mean one person: Lex Luthor!

Justice League: Death Metal
story by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art by XERMANICO, ROBSON ROCHA, AND DANIEL HENRIQUES
Cover by HOWARD PORTER
ON SALE 9/28/21
$16.99 | 120 pages | FC | DC
Softcover
6 5/8" x 10 3/16"
ISBN: 978-1-77951-199-7
Spinning out of the pages of Dark Nights: Death Metal, Nightwing's on a mission to free the Legion of Doom from Perpetua's clutches, and he's formed his own Justice League to do it! Starfire, Cyborg, Hawkgirl, and Detective Chimp team up to fight their way through an Earth twisted by the Dark Multiverse, but they'll need one more to get the job donenone other than Lex Luthor!
Featuring the talents of superstar writer Joshua Williamson (Infinite Frontier, The Flash) and fan-favorite artists Xermanico (Justice League Dark, Wonder Woman) and Robson Rocha (Aquaman, Supergirl), this volume collects Justice League #53-57.


OCTOBER 2021

Notes: The "DC vs. Vampires" event begins this month.

October 5:

JUSTICE LEAGUE INFINITY #4
Writers: J.M. DEMATTEIS and JAMES TUCKER
Artist: ETHEN BEAVERS
Cover: JAMES STOKOE
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 7
ON SALE 10/5/21
After being whisked across the Multiverse, Wonder Woman finds herself trapped on a desolate and barren planet with the last person shed ever expect to find: DARKSEID! What does the former ruler of Apokolips want with the Amazonian warrior? And what lurks in the shadows of this devasted world?

SUICIDE SQUAD #8
Writer: ROBBIE THOMPSON
Artists: EDUARDO PANSICA and JULIO FERREIRA
Cover: EDUARDO PANSICA
Variant Cover: GERALD PAREL
$3.99 US | 32 PGS | $4.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 10/5/21
Squad in Hell!
Hell and Back Part 2! Stuck in Hell, the Squads only chance for survival is...Ambush Bug?! While one Squad deals with its newest fourth wall-breaking member, Peacemaker and his crew fight for survival as they hunt for the Swamp Thing!

DC COMICS: GIRLS UNITE! BOX SET
written by VARIOUS
art by VARIOUS
ON SALE 10/5/21
$39.99 US | FC | DC
ISBN: 978-1-77951-362-5
Collect all your favorite adventures of Catwoman, Supergirl, Batgirl, Wonder Woman, and more in the DC Comics: Girls Unite! box set.
With four books featuring the superwomen of the DC Universe, the DC Comics: Girls Unite! box set collects Batman Adventures: Cat Got Your Tongue?, Supergirl Adventures: Girl of Steel, Batman Adventures: BatgirlA League of Her Own, and Justice League Unlimited: Girl Power.

October 12:

CHALLENGE OF THE SUPER SONS #7
Writer: PETER J. TOMASI
Artist: MAX RAYNOR
Cover: SIMONE DI MEO
Variant Cover: RILEY ROSSMO
$3.99 US | 32 PGS | 7 of 7 | $4.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 10/12/21
The boys have saved just about every single member of the Justice League from a horrendous fate at the hands of the DOOM SCROLL...but can the boys save themselves?! Challenge of the Super Sons ends here!

JUSTICE LEAGUE: LAST RIDE #6
Writer: CHIP ZDARSKY
Artists: MIGUEL MENDONA
Cover: DARICK ROBERTSON
Variant Cover: MICHAEL CHOI
$3.99 US | 32 PGS | 6 of 7 | $4.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 10/12/21
The JUSTICE LEAGUE is stranded on an Apokolips thats deadlier than ever, with Earth in its crosshairs! And while the League battles with hordes and the clock, theyre presented with the ultimate quandaryprotect the galaxys most ruthless bounty hunter LOBO, sacrifice him, or do something...more unspeakable! Even worse, they must do all of this while dealing with a TRAITOR IN THEIR MIDST! Will they be too late, since all roads lead...to Darkseid?.

SUPERMAN: SON OF KAL-EL #4
Writer: TOM TAYLOR
Artist: JOHN TIMMS
Cover: JOHN TIMMS
Variant Cover: INHYUK LEE
$3.99 US | 32 PGS | $4.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 10/12/21
Kal-El has left, and the weight of the world now rests on his son's shoulders. Powerful forces have been threatened by Jon Kent's first leaps in his father's boots. It's hard to hurt a man of steel, but his loved ones make a much easier target.Jon's world is about to come crashing down.

TITANS UNITED #2
Writer: CAVAN SCOTT
Artists: JOSE LUIS and JONAS TRINDADE
Cover: JAMAL CAMPBELL
Variant Cover: KAEL NGU
$3.99 US | 32 PGS | 2 of 7 | $4.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 10/12/21
Guest-Starring Hawk and Dove!
The Titans uncover a plot against them. Someone has been stealing their powers, but who? And what has it got to do with Superboy? Guest-starring Hawk and Dove.

October 19:

JUSTICE LEAGUE #69
Writers: BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and RAM V
Artists: SIYA OUM and SUMIT KUMAR
Cover: DAVID MARQUEZ
Variant Cover: ALEXANDER LOZANO
$4.99 US | 40 PGS | $5.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 10/19/21
The superspies of Checkmate poke their sneaky noses where they do not belong, and the Justice League are NOT happy about it. In fact, most of the League isn't even happy Checkmate exists, setting up Checkmate versus the Justice League! The superspies versus the super...guys.
In Justice League Dark, Zatanna is locked in a battle with the greatest sorcerer of all timeMerlin!

Superman: The Man of Steel Vol. 4
story by VARIOUS
art by VARIOUS
cover by JOHN BYRNE
ON SALE 10/19/21
$49.99 US | 520 PAGES | FC | DC
Hardcover
6 5/8" x 10 3/16"
ISBN: 978-1-77951-321-27
The marriage of Clark Kent and Lois Lane was a special event nearly 60 years in the making! Now, a quarter century later, we look back and celebrate that historic moment in Superman & Lois Lane: The 25th Wedding Anniversary Deluxe Edition!
This beautiful hardcover collects the landmark Superman: The Wedding Album, along with other relationship highlights, including the lead-up to the altar (Superman #118) and the honeymoon (Adventures of Superman #541, Action Comics #728, Superman: The Man of Steel #63), with new extras!

SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL VOL. 4
Writers: JOHN BYRNE, JERRY ORDWAY, PAUL KUPPERBERG, and ROGER STERN
Artists: JOHN BYRNE, JERRY ORDWAY, KARL KESEL, JOHN BEATTY, and OTHERS
$49.99 US | 520 PGS | 6 5/8" x 10 3/16" | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-321-2
ON SALE 10/19/21
A bold new reimagining of the life and times of the Man of Steel, crafted by legendary comics writer and artist John Byrne! This final volume collects Doom Patrol #10, Superman #16-22, The Adventures of Superman #439-444, Action Comics #598-600, and Superman Annual #2.

October 26:

DC vs. VAMPIRES #1
Story by James Tynion IV
and Matthew Rosenberg
Pencils and inks by Otto Schmidt
Cover by Otto SchmidT
$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | 1 of 12
Variant by FRANCESCO MATTINA
1:25 Ratio Variant by JORGE MOLINA
Retailer Team variant cover by EJIKURE
$4.99 US (Both Covers Card Stock)
ON SALE 10/26/21
The Justice League has long protected Earth from all manner of foreign and alien invaders over the years, always keeping a vigilant eye to the skies for the next threat. But what if the threat was already walking the Earth...hiding in plain sight...watching...waiting for their moment to strike...
In the tradition of DCeased comes a terrifying new series from the twisted minds of James Tynion IV (Nice House on the Lake; Something is Killing the Children), Matthew Rosenberg (The Joker Presents: A Puzzlebox; 4 Kids Walk Into A Bank; Hawkeye), and Otto Schmidt that will tear the Justice League apart in their war with the undead!

ACTION COMICS #1036
Writers: PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON and SEAN LEWIS
Artists: DANIEL SAMPERE and SAMI BASRI
Cover: DANIEL SAMPERE
Variant Cover: JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
$4.99 | 40 pages | $5.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 10/26/21
THE WARWORLD SAGA BEGINS! After learning of an enslaved race with mysterious ties to Krypton, Superman and the Authority travel across the galaxy to dethrone the new Mongul and liberate Warworld. Introducing new characters and a new corner of the DC Universe, the biggest Superman event since the Death and Return of Superman begins HERE!

RWBY/JUSTICE LEAGUE #7
Writer: MARGUERITE BENNETT
Artist: MEGHAN HETRICK
Cover: MIRKA ANDOLFO
Variant Cover: SIMONE DI MEO
$3.99 US | 32 PGS | 7 of 7 | $4.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 10/26/21
The tide has shifted around Remnant, and Team RWBY is on their heels. Theyre surrounded on all sides with nowhere left to turn. If Team RWBY and their new powerful friends cant stand against this final wave, then its the end of Remnant, permanently!

SUPERMAN 78 #3
Writer: ROBERT VENDITTI
Artist: WILFREDO TORRES
Cover: AMY REEDER
Variant Cover: LEE WEEKS
$3.99 US | 32 PGS | 3 of 6| $4.99 US VARIANT (Card Stock)
ON SALE 10/26/21
In order to save Metropolis, Superman must surrender to Brainiac or watch his city burn to the ground! After being taken aboard Brainiacs ship, Superman finds a shocking piece of his past that changes his entire future! Meanwhile, Lois Lane gets a cryptic message from a mysterious source claiming to have a way to save the Man of Steel!

SUPERMAN VS. LOBO #2
Writers: TIM SEELEY and SARAH BEATTIE
Artist: MIRKA ANDOLFO
Cover: MIRKA ANDOLFO
Variant Cover: FICO OSSIO
$6.99 US | 48 PGS | Prestige Plus Format
8 1/2" x 10 7/8"
17+
ON SALE 10/26/21
Superman and Lobos dreams come true! But maybe its not always best to get what you wished for. When the godlike alien Numen brings the planets Krypton and Czarnia back from the grave, he makes a terrible error and puts Superman and Lobo on the wrong home planets! Now each must find their way off the resurrected worlds that seem to be their worst nightmares come to life!

BATMAN/SUPERMAN VOL. 2: WORLD'S DEADLIEST
Writer: JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Artists: NICK DERINGTON, CLAYTON HENRY, MAX RAYNOR,
GLEB MELNIKOV, DALE EAGLESHAM, and ANDREI BRESSAN
Cover: DAVID MARQUEZ
$19.99 US | 272 PGS | 6 5/8" x 10 3/16" | Softcover
ISBN: 978-1-77950-920-8
ON SALE 10/26/21
In the aftermath of a deadly duel with the Batman Who Laughs, trouble abounds for the Man of Steel and the Dark Knight. From the zombie resurrection of the Bottle City of Kandor, to battling the combined might of General Zod and Ra's al Ghul, to being turned into living bombs by the Ultra-Humanite, Batman and Superman are in over their heads and need help in their battle against evil. Batman/Superman Vol. 2: World's Deadliest collects Batman/Superman #7-15 and Batman/Superman Annual #1.