Superman-related August 2020 Solicitations

DC Comics has released their August 2020 solicitations, and we’ve highlighted for you all the Superman-related comics and products listed.

COMIC BOOKS

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 #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 OPEÑA
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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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, ANDRÉ 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.

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. .

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.

COLLECTED EDITIONS

SUPER SONS BOOK THREE: ESCAPE TO LANDIS TP
written by RIDLEY PEARSON
art and cover by ILE GONZALEZ
Finishing the thrilling adventure that began in The PolarShield Project, a mysterious new foe plans to release a deadly virus, launching the sons of the world’s two greatest superheroes on their biggest mission yet!
With the news of the Four Fingers taking refuge in the land of Landis, Batkid, Superboy, and Tilly begin their journey to stop the deadly virus from being unleashed onto the world. Meanwhile, Candace has found her way to Landis and is taken underground to a group of people who still believe her to be the true queen of Landis. Our team is reunited in an action-packed adventure through the desert of Landis, an unknown territory filled with unknown dangers!
New York Times bestselling author Ridley Pearson (Kingdom Keepers) and artist Ile Gonzalez bring the epic conclusion to a story three books in the making. Don’t miss the Super Sons of Superman and Batman as they spring into action on what might be their final mission!
ON SALE 09.29.20
$9.99 US | FC | 5.5″ x 8″
160 PAGES
DC GRAPHIC NOVELS FOR KIDS
ISBN: 978-1-4012-8641-5

JLA BY GRANT MORRISON OMNIBUS HC
written by GRANT MORRISON
art by HOWARD PORTER, GARY FRANK, FRANK QUITELY, GREG LAND, and others
cover by HOWARD PORTER and JOHN DELL
In 1996, writer Grant Morrison joined forces with artist Howard Porter to relaunch the Justice League of America in the new series JLA by gathering DC’s greatest heroes – Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Aquaman, the Flash, and Martian Manhunter and propelling these icons into inventive stories with the highest of stakes! Now based on a Watchtower on the moon, the JLA took on revamped versions of classic threats including the White Martians, the Injustice Gang, and the Key; along with new foes like Prometheus and Mageddon. This omnibus collects Morrison’s entire JLA epic, including the JLA: Earth 2 graphic novel, illustrated by Frank Quitely and reintroducing the Crime Syndicate of America! Collects JLA #1-17, #22-26, #28-31, #34, #36-#41, JLA One Million, and JLA: Earth 2.
ON SALE 10.06.20
$150.00 US | 1,504 PAGES | 7.0625″ x 10.875″
FC | ISBN: 978-1-77950-499-9

JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED: GALACTIC JUSTICE TP
written by ADAM BEECHEN, JAMES PEATY, and MATT WAYNE
art by CARLO BARBERI, ETHAN BEAVERS, and GORDON PURCELL
cover by BEN CALDWELL
The greatest heroes across the DC Universe unite in this collection featuring the best spacefaring stories of Justice League Unlimited, the comic book series inspired by the beloved animated series of the same name! These stories feature sci-fi adventures starring Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, Adam Strange, Sinestro, Space Cabbie, and more! Collects Justice League Unlimited #4, #6, #18, #24, #34, and #46.
ON SALE 08.25.20
$9.99 US | 5.5″ x 8″ | 152 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-77950-673-3

SUPERGIRL: COSMIC ADVENTURES IN THE 8TH GRADE TP NEW EDITION
written by LANDRY Q. WALKER
art and cover by ERIC JONES
Supergirl’s cosmic adventure is back in print in this new all-ages book! Supergirl meets Belinda Zee, a new junior high adversary, in this all-ages title collecting the six-issue miniseries. And that’s just the start of the fun that includes super-powered pets and cosmic adventure!
ON SALE 09.01.20
$9.99 US | 160 PAGES | 5.5″ x 8″
FC | ISBN: 978-1-77950-670-2

SUPER SONS OMNIBUS HC EXPANDED EDITION
written by PETER J. TOMASI and others
art by PATRICK GLEASON, JORGE JIMENEZ, ALISSON BORGES, TYLER KIRKHAM, CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO, CARLO BARBERI, SCOTT GODLEWSKI and others
cover by JORGE JIMENEZ
All adventures of the Super Sons are collected in this new, expanded version of the omnibus hardcover! These stories first put them on a collision course with Lex Luthor and introduce Kid Amazon before bringing the Teen Titans into the picture! Then, the young duo blast into space, where they become targets of the Gang – and they’ll have to face a galactic juvenile detention center and a wild West planet before they find their way home again! Collects Superman #10-11, Superman #37-38, Teen Titans #15, Super Sons #1-16, a tale from DC Rebirth Holiday Special #1, Super Sons Annual #1, Super Sons/Dynomutt Special #3, and Adventures of the Super Sons #1-12.
ON SALE 11.04.20
$99.99 US | 888 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-177950666-5

WONDER TWINS VOL. 2: THE FALL AND RISE OF THE WONDER TWINS TP
written by MARK RUSSELL
art and cover by STEPHEN BYRNE
In these tales from Wonder Twins #7-12, the Wonder Twins are heroes, and the world is saved! Or is it? As Jayna learns how to deal with loss, will Zan finally gain the popular social status he craves? As Jayna’s friend-turned-fugitive Polly Math arrives and opens up about her family’s painful past on Exxor, they’re soon interrupted when Batman and Superman call on Zan and Jayna for an all-star team-up against a rogue army! Jayna must balance their duties to the Justice League with her responsibilities as a friend…each of which is proving quite detrimental to the other!
ON SALE 08.11.20
$16.99 US | 144 PAGES
FC | ISBN: 978-1-77950-179-0

SUPERMAN VS. WONDER WOMAN (TABLOID EDITION) HC
written by GERRY CONWAY
art and cover by JOSÉ LUIS GARCÍA-LÓPEZ
and DAN ADKINS
This tabloid-size epic from 1978 tells the tale of a forgotten chapter of World War II in which Superman and Wonder Woman cross paths while the United States stands at the brink of developing nuclear weapons. And while Superman sees their potential to stop the Axis, Wonder Woman is determined to destroy them before innocent lives are lost! But before this powerful twosome can settle their differences, they will have to face the super-powered menaces of Baron Blitzkrieg and the mysterious samurai known as Sumo!
ON SALE 12.08.20
$39.99 US | 72 PAGES | 10″ x 13.5″
FC | ISBN: 978-1-77950-299-5

DC POSTER PORTFOLIO: CLAY MANN TP
art and cover by CLAY MANN
This collection features Mann’s cover work and variant pieces including popular and favorite DC characters that can’t be missed. Collects Clay Mann’s striking covers for DC titles including Action Comics #959, #961, #964-969, and #983; Batman #36, #50, #78, and #79; Batman Eternal #28, DC Nation #0, Doom Patrol/Justice League Special #1, Harley Quinn #1, Heroes in Crisis #1, Justice League #46, Poison Ivy: Cycle of Life and Death #2, and Trinity #3-4 and #12.
Printed on heavy card stock paper at a big 12 inches by 16 inches, the pages of the Poster Portfolio are easily removed from the binging and are suitable for framing.
ON SALE 12.22.20
$24.99 US | 42 PAGES
12″ x 16″ | FC
ISBN: 978-1-77950-710-5

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