Superman Comic Books

Superman-related May 2023 Solicitations

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

COMIC BOOKS

BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #1
Written by TOM KING, ED BRISSON, CHRISTOPHER CANTWELL, and DAN MORA
Art by MITCH GERADS, JEFF SPOKES, JAVIER RODRIGUEZ, and DAN MORA
Cover by SIMONE DI MEO
Variant cover by JIM CHEUNG
Variant cover by FRANK CHO
1:25 variant cover by BRYAN HITCH
1:50 variant cover by NATHAN SZERDY
$7.99 US | 64 pages | Prestige | (all covers are card stock)
ON SALE 5/16/23
Coming off the spectacular success of Batman - One Bad Day: The Riddler, the Eisner Award-winning team of Tom King and Mitch Gerads reunite for a horrifying four-part retelling of the first bloody clash between The Joker and the Batman. A tale of loathing, lies, and laughter, this may be the most frightening Joker story in a generation. Everyone is going to be shocked.
Everyone is going to be talking about it.
The Justice League may be gone, but its enemies aren't. Who'll protect the world from the worst of the worst? Ed Brisson and Jeff Spokes pick up the story started in the Wildstorm 30th Anniversary Special as Director Bones and his new covert StormWatch team travel the globe on black-ops missions to take super-powered weapons of mass destruction off the board. But this is StormWatch, and as always, not all is as it seems. "Down with the Kings" starts here!
Superstar artist Dan Mora (Batman/Superman: World's Finest, Detective Comics) makes his writing debut kicking off a new series of Batman Black & White short stories. In a Gotham City overrun by the cybernetic henchmen of The Joker, the only person who can save us is the mysterious motorcycle-riding, bat-costumed hero of urban legend
In "The Order of the Black LampPart I," from writer Christopher Cantwell (Halt and Catch Fire co-creator, Briar, Iron Man) and artist Javier Rodrguez (Daredevil, Defenders), Superman finds a decoder ring with a secret message"Save me"which sends him on a quest to solve a mystery with ties to the Man of Steel's past.

POWER GIRL SPECIAL #1
Written by LEAH WILLIAMS
Art and cover by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Variant covers by STANLEY "ARTGERM" LAU and AMANDA CONNER
1:25 cover by TULA LOTAY
1:50 cover by TAJ TENFOLD
$5.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/30/23
Power Girl takes center stage!
With new powers and a new mission, Power Girl faces a challenge unlike any she's experienced before in this shocking one-shot rising from the events of Lazarus Planet and Action Comics!
With Omen's guidance, Power Girl now strives to battle the demonsliteral and figurativelurking within the minds of some of the greatest superheroes in the DC Universe! But the nefarious Johnny Sorrow has been searching for a connection to Earth-0, and the superheroines' work may unwittingly give him the means to make their world his personal stage! Can Power Girl and her estranged Super-Family bring down the curtain
on Sorrow's evil plans? And at what cost?

SUPERMAN #4
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art and cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL
Variant covers by GABRIEL RODRIGUEZ, RAMONA FRADON and SANDRA HOPE, and NATHAN SZERDY
1:25 variant cover by PAMELA HOOGEBOOM
1:50 variant cover by MICO SUAYAN
1:100 foil variant cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL
$4.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/16/23
Introducing the Kryptonite Klaw!
Superman is vulnerable to Kryptonite, but what happens when other dangerous superhumans are exposed to it? If Superman wants to stop Metropolis's newest enemies, he must uncover Lex Luthor's secret past!

ACTION COMICS #1055
Written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON, DAN JURGENS, and DORADO QUICK
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL, LEE WEEKS, and YASMIN FLORES MONTANEZ
Cover by SEBASTIAN FIUMARA
Variant covers by RAFA SANDOVAL and DAVID TALASKI
1:25 variant cover by AL BARRIONUEVO
1:50 foil variant cover by SEBASTIAN FIUMARA
AAPI Heritage Month variant cover by BERNARD CHANG
$4.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/23/23
Superman's true enemy has been revealed: the Cyborg Superman, Hank Henshaw! Everything the Super-Family has built stands on a knife's edge, and Superman and Metallo become the unlikeliest of allies as they hunt for Metallo's missing sister. Can they prevent the inevitable devolution of Metallo's mind and body long enough to save his sister from Henshaw's monstrous plans?

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN: JON KENT #3
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art and cover by CLAYTON HENRY
Variant covers by ZU ORZU and AFUA RICHARDSON
1:25 variant cover by TRAVIS MERCER
1:50 foil variant cover by CLAYTON HENRY
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 3 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/2/23
Jon Kent arrives on an Earth he's never seen...the world of Injustice! While a Kal-El rules this world in seeming peace, why does everyone Jon meets fear the S symbol on his chest? And why is Batman public enemy number one? Jon has to pick a side, and the consequences make either choice a dangerous one!

SUPERBOY: THE MAN OF TOMORROW #2
Written by KENNY PORTER
Art and cover by JAHNOY LINDSAY
Variant cover by SIMONE DI MEO
1:25 variant cover by JASON HOWARD
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 2 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/16/23
Conner Kent is captured by the young space-adventuring team the Cosmoteers! On a mission to stop Dominator X, these former experiments believe Superboy is just another weapon created by the cloning mad scientist. It'll take all of Conner's charm to convince them he's one of the good guys, or it's lights out for Superboy!

BATMAN/SUPERMAN: WORLD'S FINEST #15
Written by MARK WAID
Art and cover by DAN MORA
Variant covers by DANIEL SAMPERE and BRUNO REDONDO
1:25 variant cover by WALTER SIMONSON and LAURA MARTIN
1:50 variant cover by NIKOLAS DRAPER-IVEY
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/16/23
The rise of Ultra-Morpho!
Years ago, Professor Anthony Ivo built Amazo, a killer android who could duplicate the powers of the Justice League. But now an even deadlier android stalks the DC Universe: Ultra-Morpho! Able to transform into any element, including Kryptonite, Ultra-Morpho can kill Batman, Superman, Robin, and Metamorpho in one fell swoop! But who created him? Who does he work for? And what has he done to Will Magnus, inventor of the Metal Men?!

DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL #11
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by YASMINE PUTRI
Cover by DAN MORA
Variant cover by EJIKURE
1:25 variant cover by LUDO LULLABI
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 11 of 12 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/23/23
The Trinity have united under a banner of hope as they go to war against the White Martian threat in this penultimate chapter! But how deep has the betrayal fractured the tentative alliance? Can bitter differences be set aside to save the planet?

DC/RWBY #4
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT
Art by SOO LEE
Cover by MEGHAN HETRICK
Variant cover by MIRKA ANDOLFO
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 7 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/23/23
The Grimm incursion has made its way to Metropolis and Team RWBY faces off against Lex Luthor! But why is Lex at the center of the Remnant's breach into the DCU?

SUPERMAN: LOST #3
Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST
Art by CARLO PAGULAYAN and JASON PAZ
Cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN and JASON PAZ
Variant cover by LEE WEEKS
1:25 variant cover by TONY HARRIS
$4.99 US | 32 pages | 3 of 10 | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/9/23
With the assistance of advanced technology from an unnamed planet, Superman begins his voyage homeonly to discover that, even at fantastic rates of speed, Earth could still be several lifetimes away. However, hope arrives in the form of a familiar species allowing Superman to hitch a ride with them, but they encounter a grave threat to their existence on a mysterious planet along the way.

COLLECTED EDITIONS

SUPERMAN: CAMELOT FALLS: THE DELUXE EDITION
Written by KURT BUSIEK
Art and cover by CARLOS PACHECO and JESUS MERINO
$39.99 US | 256 pages | 7 1/6" x 10 7/8" | Hardcover | ISBN: 978-1-77952-409-6
ON SALE 6/13/23
Kurt Busiek (Astro City), Carlos Pacheco (Superman/Batman), and Jess Merino's (Action Comics) legendary Superman run returns to print in deluxe format. All seems well in Superman's world: he's happily married, Intergang is on the run, and Metropolis stands as a shining example of a modern-day Camelot. But not even the Man of Steel may be powerful enough to avert disaster when an ancient sorcerer prophesizes that Camelot will fall! This volume collects Superman #654-658, #662-664, #667, and Superman Annual #13 and features a brand-new introduction from Busiek!

CRISIS ON MULTIPLE EARTHS BOOK 3: COUNTDOWN TO CRISIS
Written by GERRY CONWAY, GEORGE PEREZ, MARV WOLFMAN, and others
Art by DICK DILLIN, GEORGE PEREZ, RICH BUCKLER, DON HECK, and others
Cover by KEVIN NOWLAN
$39.99 US | 472 pages | 6 5/8" x 10 3/16" | Softcover | ISBN: 978-1-77952-176-7
ON SALE 6/27/23
The Justice League of America and their predecessors, the Justice Society of America, return for another collection of Bronze Age team-up stories that will set the stage for the greatest Crisis event to strike the DC Universe! This final softcover edition of the Crisis on Multiple Earths series collects Justice League of America #171-172, #183-185, #195-197, #207-209, #219-220, #231-232; All-Star Squadron #14-15; and DC Comics Presents Annual #1.

DCEASED BOX SET
$100.00 US | 760 pages | Softcover | ISBN: 978-1-77952-280-1
ON SALE 10/17/23
When Darkseid's plan to use Cyborg to spread the Anti-Life Equation goes horribly awry, it results in the creation of a modified virus that is capable of spreading through technology. Those afflicted by the plague are not only robbed of their free will but are left with an insatiable desire to attack every living creature!
With the fate of all of humanity now at risk, the lines between heroes and villains no longer exist. There are only survivors and the infected. This five-book set features softcover editions of DCeased, DCeased: Unkillables, DCeased: Dead Planet, DCeased: Hope at World's End, and DCeased: War of the Undead Gods.

DC VS. VAMPIRES: ALL-OUT WAR PART 1
Written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG and ALEX PAKNADEL
Art by PASQUALE QUALANO, HAINING, and others
Cover by ALAN QUAH
$19.99 US | 128 pages | 6 5/8" x 10 3/16" | Hardcover | ISBN: 978-1-77952-034-0
ON SALE 7/4/23
The survivors of a horrifying vampire attack led by Deathstroke take shelter with Talia al Ghul. With intel from a hero recently saved from vampirism, John Constantine prepares them for a (suicide) mission, while Midnighter goes through every scenario in his head and finds out the dark truth. Meanwhile, the mysterious vampire Lord
Cinder has become aware of their plans and prepares a surprise
You won't want to miss this thrilling companion collection to DC vs. Vampires!
Collects DC vs. Vampires: All-Out War #1-3 and DC vs. Vampires - Hunters.

DC: MECH
Written by KENNY PORTER
Art and cover by BALDEMAR RIVAS
$24.99 US | 160 pages | 6 5/8" x 10 3/16" | Hardcover | ISBN: 978-1-77951-858-3
ON SALE 7/11/23
JUSTICE GETS AN UPGRADE! The age of the superhero ended after World War II, when an invasion from Darkseid and his parademons ushered in the age of the mech. The world has stockpiled colossal battle suits piloted by elite warriors waiting for another invasion, and it's finally here. The Earth's greatest mech pilotsBatman, The Flash, the Green Lanterns, Wonder Woman, and the last son of a dying world named Kal-Elmust suit up and join forces. Collecting DC: Mech #1-6.

YOUNG JUSTICE: TARGETS
Written by GREG WEISMAN
Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES
$16.99 US | 144 pages | Softcover | 6 5/8" x 10 3/16" | ISBN: 978-1-77951-857-6
ON SALE 7/18/23
Queen Perdita has been kidnapped! Mysterious armored assailants have snatched the Vlatavan royal out from beneath Bowhunter Security, leaving Green Arrow and Black Canary poisoned and comatose in the process! Now a rallying cry echoes around the globe, and across super-teams, to band together and rescue Perdita!
Spinning directly out of the hit HBO Max show, this collection is a must-read for every Young Justice fan!

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