Superman Comic Books

Superman-related January 2023 Solicitations

DC Comics has released their January 2023 solicitations, and we've highlighted for you all the Superman-related comics and products listed.

COMIC BOOKS

LAZARUS PLANET: ALPHA #1
Written by MARK WAID and GENE LUEN YANG
Art by RICCARDO FEDERICI, BILLY TAN, and more
Cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SÁNCHEZ
Variant covers by RICCARDO FEDERICI, FRANCESCO MATTINA, MATEUS MANHANINI, NATHAN SZERDY, and JORGE CORONA
Trading Card Variant
1:25 variant cover by JOHN GIANG
1:50 foil variant cover by A.L. KAPLAN
1:100 foil variant cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SÁNCHEZ
Team variant cover by SCOTT GODLEWSKI
$5.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 1/10/23
CHANGE THE WORLD.
Following the explosive (literally) events of Batman vs. Robin #4, the Lazarus Volcano has erupted, spewing dangerous and transformative chemicals into Earth's atmosphere! As these Lazarus clouds rain down upon the planet, people across the globe begin to develop strange new abilities, watch their already-extraordinary abilities change, and witness a whole host of chaos unlike anything the DCU has experienced before! It's up to Damian Wayne to put out the distress call for whoever can still hear it: come to the ruins of the Hall of Justice and help save the world! Poison Ivy, Power Girl, Cyborg, Batman, and more answer the call...but why could the fate
of all life as we know it rest in the hands of...Monkey Prince?

LAZARUS PLANET: ASSAULT ON KRYPTON #1
Written by NICOLE MAINES, C.S. PACAT, FRANK BARBIERE, and LEAH WILLIAMS
Art by SKYLAR PATRIDGE, SCOTT GODLEWSKI, SAMI BASRI, and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SÁNCHEZ
Variant covers by JEN BARTEL, NATHAN SZERDY, MARIO "FOX" FOCCILLO and PRASAD "PRESSY" RAO
1:25 variant cover by ARIEL COLON
1:50 foil variant cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SÁNCHEZ
$4.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 1/17/23
With the world in chaos and Lazarus raining from the skies, the Earth's protectors from Krypton are hit hard. In this collection of epic vignettes from in and around Lazarus Planet, we'll see heroes transformed, secrets revealed, and power unleashed. Can Power Girl free herself from the out-of-control Omen? Will Dreamer's visions guide our heroes to the path of victory? Can Mercy Graves survive the transformation she's undergone? And will Jonathan Kent ever be the same again?

LAZARUS PLANET: WE ONCE WERE GODS #1
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL, DAN WATTERS, PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON, and JOSIE CAMPBELL
Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL, MAX DUNBAR, JACK HERBERT, and CAITLIN YARSKY
Cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SÁNCHEZ
Variant covers by DAVE JOHNSON, FRANCESCO MATTINA, and RAFAEL SARMENTO
1:25 variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
1:50 foil variant cover by DAVID MARQUEZ
and ALEJANDRO SÁNCHEZ
$4.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 1/24/23
As the Lazarus rain beats down upon planet Earth, human beings are only a fraction of those affected by this transformative upheavalenter: We Once Were Gods. This series of vignettes explores Lazarus Planet's effects across the many extraordinary locations and creatures in the DC Universe, and like their human counterparts, these beings are in for some big changes. Can Themyscira survive the resurrection of every invading army that ever graced its shores? Will Martian Manhunter survive a psychic link to a Doomsday nest? What happens when the monsters from the Trench gain the ability to breathe air? And look out, Shazam Family...the Rock of Eternity is about to get rocked.

LAZARUS PLANET: LEGENDS REBORN #1
Written by ALEX SEGURA, GREG PAK, ALEX PAKNADEL, and DENNIS CULVER
Art by CLAYTON HENRY, CHRIS MITTEN, MINKYU JUNG, and JESUS MERINO
Cover by VASCO GEORGIEV
Variant covers by RAFAEL SARMENTO, LAURA BRAGA, and MINKYU JUNG
1:25 variant cover by REILLY BROWN
1:50 foil variant cover by VASCO GEORGIEV
$4.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 1/31/23
NEW FRIENDS...NEW FOES...NEW LEGENDS!
Ancient and dangerous power has been awakened following the eruption of the Lazarus Volcano, and this surge of fantastical power will affect the DC Universe forevermore! In Lazarus Planet: Legends Reborn, we'll explore corners of the planet newly awakened and primed to restore some heroes and villains long forgotten! With the help of Nightwing, can new hero City Boy hope to commune with Gotham in time to save it? Who are the mysterious trio claiming to be resurrected siblings of Raven? How far would the Question go to chase a lead across a transformed Gotham City? And will the flame of Firestorm burn out yet another horrific host? Not if Harley Quinn has anything to say about it!

MONKEY PRINCE #10
Written by GENE LUEN YANG
Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG
Variant cover by EJIKURE
1:25 variant cover by AUDREY MOK
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 1/3/23
BATMAN VS. ROBIN TIE-IN!
Sound the alarm bells and bow at his feet, because the legendary Monkey King is finally released from the Phantom Zone! And what timing this is, when the first thing Monkey King senses is that his oldest foe-turned-friend-turned-??? was also just released from his own captivity...Nezha! But most importantly...does Monkey King sense his own son, Monkey Prince, and does he even know of Monkey Prince's existence? Find out here, along with the secret origin of Marcus Sun and why he is the Monkey Prince!

ACTION COMICS #1051
Written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON, DAN JURGENS, and LEAH WILLIAMS
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL, LEE WEEKS, and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Cover by DAN MORA
Variant covers by STEVE BEACH, JORGE FORNÉS, SERGIO DAVILA, RAFA SANDOVAL, DAVID NAKAYAMA, and LEE WEEKS
1:25 variant cover by JACK HERBERT
1:50 foil variant cover by DAN MORA
1:100 embossed variant cover by STEVE BEACH
$4.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 1/24/23
ACTION COMICS REBORN!
Action Comics #1051 begins a new format for DC's most action-packed title, offering not one, not two, but three epic adventures of Superman and the entire Super-Family! Following the bombshell events of Action Comics #1050, the world's relationship with Superman is forever changed, the upper limits of his supercharged powers have yet to be reached, and the House of El's transformation of Metropolis, led by Steel, has begun. But Lex Luthor has found the perfect instrument with which to undo everything Superman is working to achieve: Metallo, whose hatred of Superman is matched only by his hatred for Luthor himself. Then, in "Lois and Clark 2: Doom Rising," Dan Jurgens and Lee Weeks return to tell the tale of young Jon Kent on the farm with his parents, learning about his abilities, coming of age...and battling the Doombreaker?! And finally, Power Girl returns in part one of a three-part story spinning out of Lazarus Planet! This issue marks the first appearance of new characters, new costumes, and a new era of Action Comics! It all starts here!

BATMAN/SUPERMAN: WORLD'S FINEST #11
Written by MARK WAID
Art and cover by DAN MORA
Connecting variant covers by JONBOY MEYERS
1:25 variant cover by JUNI BA
1:50 variant cover by CLAIRE ROE
Jack White lll variant cover by THE THIRD MAN, ROB JONES, and EMERY SWIRBALUS. Additional photography by DAVID SWANSON.
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 1/17/23
The saga of Boy Thunder crashes to a close as Batman, Superman, and the Titans frantically attempt to save their wayward ward! The choices the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel make in this moment will affect the future as we know it, as the secret identity of this ber-powerful last sonthat of someone DC fans have known for decadesis at last revealed!

DC POWER: A CELEBRATION #1
Written by CHUCK BROWN, MORGAN HAMPTON, STEPHANIE WILLIAMS, EVAN NARCISSE, and others
Art by VALENTINE DE LANDRO, CLAYTON HENRY, and others
Cover by JAHNOY LINDSAY
Variant covers by SOZOMAIKA and TAJ TENFOLD
1:25 variant cover by KEN LASHLEY
1:50 foil variant by SOZOMAIKA
$9.99 US | 104 pages | One-shot | Prestige
ON SALE 1/31/23
First there was DC Pride and DC Festival of Heroes; now it's time to celebrate Black History Month! Cyborg, John Stewart, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Batwing, Vixen, Amazing-Man, and more take center stage to highlight the power of Black excellence across the DC Universe, in stories from a variety of comics' finest Black artists and writers!

GIRL TAKING OVER: A LOIS LANE STORY
Written by SARAH KUHN
Art and cover by ARIELLE JOVELLANOS
$16.99 US | 208 pages | 6" x 9"
Softcover | ISBN: 978-1-77950-777-8
ON SALE 4/4/23
Can Lois Lane scrap her entire life plan for an unpredictable summer of ride-or-die friendships, swoony romance, and writing her truth?
Ambitious small-town girl Lois Lane tackles a summer in National City with gusto, but a cavalcade of setbacksincluding an annoying frenemy roommate, a beyond-tedious internship at a suddenly corporatized website, and a boss who demotes her to coffee-fetching minionthreatens to derail her extremely detailed life plan. And, you know, her entire future!
When Lois uncovers a potentially explosive scandal, she must stand up and speak out for the future she deserves without destroying everything she's worked so hard to create.
From beloved author Sarah Kuhn (Shadow of the Batgirl, Heroine Complex), with lively art by Arielle Jovellanos, comes a charming YA story about the strength it takes to embrace the messiness of life.

BRUCE WAYNE: NOT SUPER
Written by STUART GIBBS
Art and cover by BERAT PEKMEZCI
$12.99 US | 160 pages | 5 1/2" x 8"
Softcover | ISBN: 978-1-77950-767-9
ON SALE 3/14/23
Have you ever felt like you didn't quite fit in?
Bruce Wayne knows all about that...being the only kid in his whole school without any powers and all. And when he gets pulled into the principal's office because his career choice of vigilantism is deemed too ambitious, Bruce becomes more determined than ever to prove that he can be just as cool as the other supers that give him a hard time. But first, he has to find the right disguise and gadgets...oh, and the perfect hideout. Featuring a cast of DC favorites, Bruce Wayne: Not Super, from New York Times bestselling writer Stuart Gibbs (Spy School, Charlie Thorne) and artist Berat Pekmezci, is sure to keep readers laughing!

TITANS UNITED: BLOODPACT #5
Written by CAVAN SCOTT
Art by LUCAS MEYER
Cover by EDDY BARROWS
Variant cover by DERRICK CHEW
1:25 variant cover by TRAVIS MERCER
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 5 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 1/17/23
Superboy in chains. Donna Troy on the warpath. Beast Boy in the thrall of Brother Blood. Can Nightwing, Starfire, and Robin keep the Titans together long enough to save Raven from the spell that has transformed her into a vengeful god? A sacrifice must be made.

COLLECTED EDITIONS

ABSOLUTE DARK NIGHTS: DEATH METAL
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by GREG CAPULLO, JONATHAN GLAPION, YANICK PAQUETTE, and BRYAN HITCH
Cover by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
$100.00 US | 288 pages | 8 1/8" x 12 1/4" | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77952-156-9
ON SALE 6/13/23
Award-winning writer Scott Snyder (American Vampire) and his artistic partner in mayhem Greg Capullo (Batman) turn it up to 11 in the next thrilling entry of the Dark Nights sagaDark Nights: Death Metal!
In a universe that has been twisted by the influence of the goddess Perpetua, it's up to a chainsaw-wielding Wonder Woman to restart the Multiverse and put things right. To accomplish her mission, she'll need to get the original Trinity comprising herself, Batman, and Superman back together for a final encore performance that will be the Crisis to end all Crises. Let your hair down, throw your hands up, and get ready to rock, because this reunion tour will be one for the ages!
This oversize Absolute edition collects the entire seven-issue Dark Nights: Death Metal series and features behind-the-scenes art from Greg Capullo, original pencil pages, and a brand-new introduction from Scott Snyder!

BATMAN/SUPERMAN: WORLD'S FINEST VOL. 1: THE DEVIL NEZHA
Written by MARK WAID
Art by DAN MORA and TRAVIS MOORE
Cover by DAN MORA
$24.99 US | 160 pages | Hardcover | 6 5/8" x 10 3/16"
ISBN: 978-1-77951-840-8
ON SALE 3/7/23
The Dark Knight. The Man of Steel. They are the two finest superheroes that the world has ever known...and they're together again in an epic new series from the legendary talents of Mark Waid and Dan Mora!
In the not-too-distant past, Superman's powers are supercharged from a devastating chemical attack by the villain Metallo...and the only ally that the ultra-powerful Man of Tomorrow can turn to in this turbulent hour is Gotham's own dark vengeance: the Batman. A nearly fatal burst of power drives Bruce Wayne to his own extreme measures to help his friend...enlisting none other than the Doom Patrol for aid. It's the World's Greatest Super Heroes from the world's greatest talent in an epic collection experience that kicks off the next big events in the DCU. Get ready, it's time to soar.
Collects Batman/Superman: World's Finest #1-6.

THE DC UNIVERSE BY DWAYNE McDUFFIE
Written by DWAYNE McDUFFIE and MATT WAYNE
Art by VAL SEMEIKS, GORDON PURCELL, ERIC BATTLE, and others
Cover by RENATO GUEDES
$39.99 US | 280 pages | 6 5/8" x 10 3/16" | Hardcover | ISBN: 978-1-77952-163-7
ON SALE 2/7/23
Writer Dwayne McDuffie was renowned for his ability to craft fantastic tales featuring characters who were heroic, yet still very relatable and human. This volume celebrates the DC work of McDuffie and contains stories curated from Action Comics #847, The Demon #26-29, Impulse #60, JLA Showcase 80-Page Giant #1, Batman: Gotham Knights #27, Sins of Youth: Kid Flash/Impulse #1, and Firestorm: The Nuclear Man #33-35, plus a tribute from Static Shock Special #1.

SUPERMAN: ACTION COMICS VOL. 3: WARWORLD REVOLUTION
Written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON
Art by RICCARDO FEDERICI, BRANDON PETERSON, WILL CONRAD, MAX RAYNOR, DAVID LAPHAM, and others
Cover by STEVE BEACH
$19.99 US | 232 pages | Softcover | 6 5/8" x 10 3/16" | ISBN: 978-1-77951-988-7
ON SALE 2/28/23
LET THE TRIALS BEGIN! Superman is on a quest to restore his full power, and to do it he'll need to survive a gauntlet deep in the heart of Warworld. Meanwhile, Steel uses her mastery of Genesis energy to create a white sun...but will this burst of power be enough to vanquish Mongul once and for all? As the mystery villain lurking in the depths is at last revealed, Kal-El will need to overthrow Mongul's empire and save the Phaelosian race from total annihilation! Collects Action Comics #1043-1046, Action Comics 2022 Annual #1, and Superman: Warworld Apocalypse #1.

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