Superman Comic Books

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[Last updated December 23, 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.


JANUARY 2022

Notes: Look for the first issue of the new 6-issue miniseries "Justice League vs. The Legion of Super-Heroes" to land this month.

January 4:

SUPERMAN: SON OF KAL-EL #6
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art and cover by JOHN TIMMS
Variant cover by INHYUK LEE
$3.99 US | 32 pages | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 1/4/22
Superman has recovered from the devastating attack against him. After the life-changing events of issue #5, Jon Kent and his new ally Jay Nakamura are ready to strike back. They are on a collision course with the type of power that is used to swatting problems out of the way. But Superman is not so easily swatted!

DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL #3
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art and cover by YASMINE PUTRI
Variant by JOSHUA MIDDLETON
1:25 variant by YASMINE PUTRI
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (Card stock)
ON SALE 1/4/22
War is on the horizon as a series of assassinations has rocked the lands. The Kingdom of Storms is gathering its allies with eyes on the destruction of Kal-El and his family. What secret does the Dark Knight learn that could be the key to everything?

JUSTICE LEAGUE INCARNATE #3
Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON and DENNIS CULVER
Art by ARIEL OLIVETTI and ANDRE BRESSAN
Cover by GARY FRANK
Variant cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI
Peacemaker variant cover by JORGE FORNS
1:25 variant cover by JORGE FORNS
$4.99 US | 40 pages | 3 of 5 | $5.99 US Variant (Card stock)
ON SALE 1/4/22
Doctor Multiverse is caught in the clutches of Darkseid! To save her, President Superman, Flashpoint Batman, and the rest of the Justice League Incarnate team up with Earth-41 heroes Spore and Nimrod Squad; meanwhile, a villain from Multiversity returns to stake their claim on the crack in the Multiverse and the power that lies beyond.

SUICIDE SQUAD #11
Written by ROBBIE THOMPSON
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and JULIO FERREIRA
Cover by EDUARDO PANSICA, JULIO FERREIRA, and MARCELO MAIOLO
Variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
$3.99 US | 32 pages | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 1/4/22
RICK FLAG ATTACKS! The Suicide Squad barely manage to steal an alien technology from Oa only to find themselves cut off from their transport back to Earth and on the run from Lanterns and Thanagarians. And no backup is coming from Earth because Amanda Waller is under fire from her onetime ally, current-time enemy: Rick Flag!

JUSTICE LEAGUE INFINITY #7
Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS and JAMES TUCKER
Art by ETHEN BEAVERS
Cover by RILEY ROSSMO
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 7 of 7
ON SALE 1/4/22
The entity released from the Mirrored Room has accomplished its goal and is erasing the Multiverse and all of existence once and for all. In a last-ditch effort, using all his willpower, John Stewart saves what friends he can. Trapped in a construct bubble, the team works to formulate a plan of action, but is it too late? Is this the end of the Justice League?

January 11:

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #1
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Art and cover by SCOTT GODLEWSKI
Variant cover by Travis Moore
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (Card stock)
ON SALE 1/11/22
One thousand years in the future, a Legion of Super-Heroes comes together to dedicate their lives to recapturing the great age of heroes of the 21st century. When the heroes discover that reality is falling to a great darkness in both times simultaneously, the Justice League and the Legion of Super-Heroes must team up to stop it all. But what is the connection between the secrets of the new Gold Lanterns and the coming of the Great Darkness? A monumental DC epic event miniseries!

SUPERMAN: SON OF KAL-EL #7
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art and cover by JOHN TIMMS
Variant cover by TRAVIS MOORE
$3.99 US | 32 pages | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 1/11/22
Superman has recovered from the devastating attack against him. After the life-changing events of issue #5, Jon Kent and his new ally Jay Nakamura are ready to strike back. They are on a collision course with the type of power that is used to swatting problems out of the way. But Superman is not so easily swatted.

TITANS UNITED #5
Written by CAVAN SCOTT
Art by JOSE LUIS and JONAS TRINDADE
Cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL
Variant cover by KAEL NGU
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 5 of 7 | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 1/11/22
Black Zero strikes! Superboy has turned on the Titans as Tamaranean forces move to invade Earth. As Donna Troy falls to Conner's newly restored powers, Raven tries desperately to reach the friend and ally they once knew.

CRISIS ON MULTIPLE EARTHS BOOK 2: CRISIS CROSSED
Written by LEN WEIN, CARY BATES, E. NELSON BRIDWELL, PAUL LEVITZ, and others
Art by DICK DILLIN, FRANK McLAUGHLIN, JOE GIELLA, and DICK GIORDANO
Cover by KERRY GAMMILL
$39.99 US | 424 PGS | 6 5/8" x 10 3/16" | Softcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-342-7
ON SALE 1/11/22
The incredible crossover events between the Justice League of America and the Justice Society of America that launched the DC Multiverse as we know it! This second of three volumes collects stories from Justice League of America #91-92, 100-102, 107-108, 113, 123-124, 135-137, 147-148, and 159-160.

January 18:

SUPERGIRL: WOMAN OF TOMORROW #7
Written by TOM KING
Art and cover by BILQUIS EVELY
Variant cover by NICOLA SCOTT
$4.99 US | 32 pages | 7 of 8
ON SALE 1/18/22
It's the moment you've been waiting for...the capture of Krem! With the fugitive in custody, Supergirl must now deal with his allies, the ungodly Brigands! To stop them once and for all, she must leave Ruthye behind with the man who killed her beloved father. Can she trust the young girl to let the villain of our story live long enough to stand trial? Or is this the tragic end of his story and ours?

CRIME SYNDICATE
Written by ANDY SCHMIDT
Art by KIERAN McKEOWN and BRYAN HITCH
Cover by JIM CHEUNG and ROMULO FAJARDO JR.
$17.99 US | 152 pages | 6 5/8" x 10 3/16"| Softcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-282-6
ON SALE 1/18/22
There's no justice on Earth-3! Following the events of Dark Nights: Death Metal, the Multiverse was rebornand so was Earth-3, inhabited by evil reflections of familiar heroic faces in the DC Universe like Ultraman, Owlman, and Superwoman! Witness the all-new origin story of the baddest team of super-villains in the Multiverse. Collects Crime Syndicate #1-6, including backup origin stories for each member of the Syndicate illustrated by superstar Bryan Hitch!

January 25:

SUPERMAN & ROBIN SPECIAL #1
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by VIKTOR BOGDANOVIC
Variant by JORGE JIMENEZ
1:25 variant by RAFA SARMENTO
$5.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $6.99 US (Card stock)
ON SALE 1/25/22
As the Super Sons, Jon Kent and Damian Wayne put evil to bed...past its bedtime. But a new day has dawned, and Jon Kent is now the Superman of Metropolisall grown up and fighting for truth, justice, and the kinds of grown-up things that Superboy was only beginning to understand as a child. Now a ghost from Jon's past has reared its head, and to battle this evil, he'll need to reunite with Robin for one last mission into the heart of darkness. This time they'll be battling not as Super Sons, but as Superman and Robin! This thrilling adventure is written by acclaimed Super Sons scribe Peter J. Tomasi!

ACTION COMICS #1039
Written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON and SHAWN ALDRIDGE
Art by MIGUEL MENDONA
Cover by DANIEL SAMPERE
Variant cover by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
$4.99 US | 40 pages | $5.99 US Variant (Card stock)
ON SALE 1/25/22
"The Warworld Saga, Part III." Everything has changed. After the heart-stopping events of Action Comics #1037, Superman and the surviving members of the Authority see a side of Warworld they never knew existed. In the lower catacombs, Superman finds another survivor of the lost Phaelosian race of Krypton, a scientist turned enslaved gladiator with much to teach Superman of his new home, including how to survive...and maybe, in time, how to escape. Meanwhile, Superman's quest to turn the hordes of Warworld against their masters begins.

DC VS. VAMPIRES #4
Written by JAMES TYNION IV and MATTHEW ROSENBERG
Art and cover by OTTO SCHMIDT
Variant cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 12 | $4.99 US Variant (Card stock)
ON SALE 1/25/22
Batman has confirmed who in the Justice League has been turned into a vampire...but can he make his move before the Justice League is turned against him? It's hero versus hero in this blood-drenched chapter...with clues to who the new Vampire King might be!

JUSTICE LEAGUE #71
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS and RAM V
Art by PHIL HESTER and SUMIT KUMAR
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE and NATHAN FAIRBAIRN
Variant cover by ALEXANDER LOZANO
$4.99 US | 40 pages | $5.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 1/25/22
The Royal Flush Gang hatched one of the most elaborate plans in the history of the DC Universe, and now we know that all of it was a prelude to the crime of this and maybe even the next century. How does it connect to the trial of Black Adam?
When all seems lost, hope can still be found! With Wonder Woman now by their side, the Justice League Dark have survived to fight another day. Merlin is only getting startedcan the team still prove they have the magic within to defeat the medieval mage?

SUPERMAN '78 #6
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by WILFREDO TORRES
Cover by MIKEL JANIN
Variant cover by RAFA SANDOVAL
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 6 of 6 | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 1/25/22
The final battle for Metropolis is here! Superman stands against Brainiac as he tries to save his city from being cataloged and bottled by the mechanical menace. But can Superman save his adoptive city and the bottled city of Kandor from Brainiac's clutches, or will he be forced to make the impossible choice?

ALL STAR SUPERMAN: THE DELUXE EDITION
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by FRANK QUITELY
$34.99 US | 328 PGS | 7 1/16" x 10 7/8" | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-344-1
ON SALE 1/25/22
An emotionally and visually stunning graphic novel hearkening back to the Golden Age of comics, All-Star Superman creates a new but familiar take on the world's first superhero. Collects the now-classic 12-issue miniseries at oversize trim with behind-the-scenes extras.


FEBRUARY 2022

Notes: All the regular titles push on with more issues.

February 1:

SUPERMAN VS. LOBO #3
Written by TIM SEELEY and SARAH BEATTIE
Art and cover by MIRKA ANDOLFO
Variant cover by DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON
$6.99 US | 48 pages | 3 of 3 | Prestige Plus | 8 1/2" x 10 7/8"
ON SALE 2/1/22
17+
Superman and Lobo must unite to save the bumbling god from the forces of the universe he destroyed. Some knew them as the WildC.A.T.s, but now they go by the Numen Revenge Squad. But can Superman trust the Main Man with an artifact that gives one the power to reshape reality to their whim? I mean, no, of course not. He's Lobo. The conclusion to this comedy epic is here!

DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL #4
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by BENGAL
Cover by YASMINE PUTRI
Variant cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON
1:25 variant cover by BENGAL
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 4of 12 | $4.99 US Variant (Card stock)
ON SALE 2/1/22
The arrival of the Els by spaceship 19 years earlier was a pivotal moment for the kingdom, and a prophecy was born! But what were those early years like for the Els, and how did they come to be monarchs of the kingdom? And what catastrophic event triggered everything that was to follow?

JUSTICE LEAGUE INCARNATE #4
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON and DENNIS CULVER
Art by CHRIS BURNHAM and ANDREI BRESSAN
Cover by GARY FRANK
Variant cover by JORGE FORNS
1:25 variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
$4.99 US | 40 pages | 4 of 5 | $5.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 2/1/22
THIS ISSUE...A HERO DIES!
Doctor Multiverse discovers there is a threat greater than Darkseid! Is the Justice League Incarnate's only option to work with the Lord of Apokolips? Meanwhile, on Earth-7, Orion and Aquawoman lead the rest of the team to gain control of the Oblivion Engine! But by the time this issue is over...a member of Justice League Incarnate meets their end!

SUICIDE SQUAD #12
Written by ROBBIE THOMPSON
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and JULIO FERREIRA
Cover by EDUARDO PANSICA, JULIO FERREIRA, and MARCELO MAIOLO
Variant cover by JONBOY MEYERS
$3.99 US | 32 pages | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 2/1/22
Rick Flag attacks!
The Squad has their hands full with the marvel that is Earth-8, and soon learn that this "test" was actually just a decoy for Waller's real Suicide Squad. If they're going to get off Earth-8, they'll have to get through a whole other Squad in the process! And just as Flag is about to take down Waller once and for all, he's betrayed by a double agent in his ranks!

WORLD OF KRYPTON #3
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
Variant cover by DAVE JOHNSON
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 3 of 6 | $4.99 US Variant (Card stock)
ON SALE 2/1/22
As evidence of Krypton's environmental precarity mounts, the ruling council fights even harder to hide behind the myth of utopia. But a refusal to confront the problem is truly a refusal to attempt a solution! Zod is determined to force their hands and turns to his old friend Jor-El for backup, but their methods may be too dissimilar.

February 8:

JUSTICE LEAGUE 2021 ANNUAL #1
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Art and cover by SANFORD GREENE
Variant by FELIPE MASSAFERA
$5.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $6.99 US (Card stock)
ON SALE 2/8/22
The return of Wonder Woman! Wait, what's that? Also, the return ofOMAC! Jack Kirby's greatest creation, the One-Man Army Corps, returns to the DC universe just in time to team up with the reunited Justice League to stop secret forces of evil from gathering! Join Eisner Award winner Sanford Greene as he brings the legacy of the League to life leading into Justice League vs. the Legion of Super-Heroes!

JUSTICE LEAGUE #72
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Art by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
Variant cover by DAVID MARQUEZ
$4.99 US | 40 pages | $5.99 US Variant (Card stock)
ON SALE 2/8/22
The Royal Flush Gang has hatched one of the most elaborate plans in the history of the DC Universe, and now we know that all of it was a prelude to the crime of this and maybe even the next century. What in the Multiverse could the Royal Flush Gang be after? How does it connect to Black Adam's trial? Find out here!

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS.THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #2
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Art and cover by SCOTT GODLEWSKI
Variant cover by TRAVIS MOORE
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 2 of 6 | $4 .99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 2/8/22
"The Gold Lantern Saga" part two! Who is the Gold Lantern? And what does his power source have to do with the Great Darkness? Is the Gold Lantern everything it promises to be? The Justice League and Legion of Super-Heroes team up and travel to each other's time periods to unravel the mysteries that have led them to the precipice of this Great Darkness.

SUPERMAN: SON OF KAL-EL #8
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by CIAN TORMEY
Cover by TRAVIS MOORE
Variant cover by INHYUK LEE
$3.99 US | 32 pages | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 2/8/22
Henry Bendix's plans for ultimate control threaten every superhero on Earth. And, in trying to stand against the dictator of Gamorra, Superman makes himself a target of business and world leaders. He is seen by too many as a force that must be stopped. How much can even a Man of Steel stand against before he bends?

TITANS UNITED #6
Written by CAVAN SCOTT
Art by JOSE LUIS and JONAS TRINDADE
Cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL
Variant cover by KAEL NGU
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 6 of 7 | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 2/8/22
Blackfire victorious! Earth has fallen to the queen of the Tamaraneans, with the Titans completely at her mercy...all except one. It's a family reunion like no other as Starfire faces her sister with a surprising ally in tow. And all the time Black Zero wrestles with his new identity...Is he ready to leave being Superboy behind?

February 15:

JUSTICE LEAGUE #73
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Art by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO and WADE VON GRAWBADGER
Cover by ANICK PAQUETTE and NATHAN FAIRBAIRN
Variant cover by KYLE HOTZ
$4.99 US | 40 pages | $5.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 2/15/22
"Lords of Chaos" part two! The Justice League and Justice League Dark team up to navigate the remade world of chaos. All the heroes must come together to save what's left of the world they have dedicated their lives to protecting. But has Doctor Fate gone bad? Oh no, he has.

SUPERGIRL: WOMAN OF TOMORROW #8
Written by TOM KING
Art and cover by BILQUIS EVELY
Variant cover by JANAINA MEDIEROS
$4.99 US | 32 pages | 8 of 8 | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 2/15/22
Krem's fate revealed! As Supergirl continues her battle against the Brigands, Ruthye squares off against this most vile villain in hopes of avenging her father and completing their mission. Will justice be served on both accounts? Or will our heroes fail? You won't want to miss thrilling conclusion of the acclaimed miniseries that has changed Kara Zor-El for good!

INFINITE FRONTIER
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art by XERMANICO, PAUL PELLETIER, and JESUS MERINO
Cover by MITCH GERADS
$39.99 | 352 pages | 6 5/8" x 10 3/16" | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-424-0
ON SALE 2/15/22
When our heroes saved the Multiverse from Perpetua in Dark Nights: Death Metal, everything was put back where it belonged...and we do mean everything. All the damage from all the Crises was undone, and heroes long thought gone returned from whatever exile they had been in.
Most of them, at least.
Alan Scott, the Green Lantern of the Justice Society of America, has noticed some of his allies are still missing in action, and he's determined to find them. There are others, though, who would rather remain hidden than explain themselves, like Roy Harper, a.k.a. Arsenal, a man who should be dead but now is not. Plus, what does all this mean for the DCU's place in the Multiverse? On opposite sides of a dimensional divide, both Barry Allen and President Superman ponder this question. Not to mention the Darkseid of it all! Or a team of Multiversal heroes called Justice Incarnate!

SUPERMAN: ACTION COMICS VOL. 1: WARWORLD RISING
Written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON
Art by DANIEL SAMPERE and CHRISTIAN DUCE
Cover by MIKEL JANIN
$16.99 US | 160 pages | 6 5/8" x 10 3/16" | Softcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-427-1
ON SALE 2/15/22
A new chapter in Superman's life begins as the challenges of Dark Nights: Death Metal are causing Clark Kent to feel...a change in his powers. Is it possible the Metropolis Marvel could be losing a step?
The Man of Steel's struggles in taking down the creatures from the Breach would suggest as much! If he's going to continue to protect the people of Earth, he'll have to adaptespecially with threats like Mongul out there waiting to launch their biggest attacks on the Earth yet. After a war-torn battleship escapes Warworld and makes the perilous journey to Earth, Superman searches for answers about the identities of its mysterious refugees and their apparent link to the planet Krypton. Could there be other Kryptonians in the universe? Meanwhile, Atlantean scientists study the wreckage of the Warworld vessel...and make a shocking discovery that could change the balance of power on Earth.

February 22:

ACTION COMICS #1040
Written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON and SHAWN ALDRIDGE
Art by RICCARDO FEDERICI and ADRIANA MELO
Cover by DANIEL SAMPERE
Variant cover by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
Black history month variant by ALEXIS FRANKLIN
$4.99 US | 40 pages | $5.99 US Variant (Card stock)
ON SALE 2/22/22
Superman has become a force to be reckoned with inside Warworld's arena, and Mongul questions his decision to keep his enemies alive. As Superman's new Phaelosian ally Kryl-Ux teaches him new ways to fight without powers, he starts to win Warzoons over to his cause...but someone within his inner circle finds their allegiances tested. Meanwhile, the elusive Midnighter uses his talents to find the missing members of the Authority.

DC VS. VAMPIRES #5
Written by JAMES TYNION IV and MATTHEW ROSENBERG
Art by OTTO SCHMIDT
Cover by TREVOR HAIRSINE
Variant cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
$3.99 US | 32 pages |5of 12 | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 2/22/22
The future of the world is at stake as a battle to the death ensues between Batman and Hal Jordan! Will the vampiric Green Lantern be too much for the DarkKnight?Will the future of humanity be in the hands of...Jayna, vampire slayer? The bloody, bestselling series continues!

DC COMICS: GENERATIONS
Written by DAN JURGENS, ANDY SCHMIDT, and ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by IVAN REIS, BRYAN HITCH, YANICK PAQUETTE, JOHN ROMITA JR., KEVIN NOWLAN, DOUG BRAITHWAITE, RAGS MORALES, EMANUELA LUPACCHINO, and others
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
$19.99 US | 184 pages | Softcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-500-1
ON SALE 2/22/22
In these tales, a threat of cosmic proportions to DC's newest (and oldest) universe compels one of the most unusual groups of heroes ever assembled to take on the most mysterious foe they have ever encountered. Join the original Batman, Kamandi, Starfire, Sinestro, Booster Gold, Dr. Light, Steel, and Sinestro in their quest to save the universe before time runs out. Collects Generations Shattered #1, Generations Forged #1, and the story "Generations Fractured" from Detective Comics #1027.

DCEASED: HOPE AT WORLD'S END
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by MARCO FAILLA, DUSTIN NGUYEN, and others
Cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
$17.99 US | 176 pages | 6 5/8" x 10 3/16" | Softcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-499-8
ON SALE 2/22/22
The Anti-Life Equation has infected over a billion people on Earth. Heroes and villains have fallen, as have entire nations. In the immediate aftermath of the destruction of Metropolis, Superman and Wonder Woman spearhead a plan to try to stem the tide of infection and protect survivors. The Anti-Life Army is on the march, however, corrupting and destroying everything in its path. The Anti-Life War has only just begun!