Superman-related December 2021 Solicitations

DC Comics has released their December 2021 solicitations, and we’ve highlighted for you all the Superman-related comics and products listed.

COMIC BOOKS

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 12/14/21
The return of Wonder Woman! Wait, what’s that? Also, the return of…OMAC! 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!

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 | 3 of 12
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?

WORLD OF KRYPTON #1
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
Variant by A. D’AMICO
1:25 variant cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6
Variant $4.99 US (Card stock)
ON SALE 12/7/21
A modern telling of one of the most storied periods in comics! Krypton is a utopia admired across the universe for its achievements in science and culture, but its shining towers and regal people conceal a planet rotting at its core. When a catastrophic event befalls Krypton’s natural world, it points toward a mass extinction in the making. Jor-El, head of Krypton’s revered Science Council, embarks on a mission to save a world that may already have passed the point of no return.
Shining new light on the famous characters of Krypton’s past—including Jor-El, General Dru-Zod, and even a young Kara Zor-El—World of Krypton combines action, cosmic wonder, and political intrigue in a story as much about our world as the one on the page.

ACTION COMICS #1038
Written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON
and SHAWN ALDRIDGE
Art by DANIEL SAMPERE and ADRIANA MELO
Cover by DANIEL SAMPERE
Variant cover by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
$4.99 US | 40 pages | $5.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 12/28/21
“The Warworld Saga,” part three. Everything changes! 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 #3
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
and MATTHEW ROSENBERG
Art and cover by OTTO SCHMIDT
Variant cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 3 of 12 | $4.99 US Variant (Card stock)
ON SALE 12/28/21
Vampires are hunting on the streets of Gotham City as the coming undead plague makes its first move. Batman’s investigation into the disappearance of Andrew Bennett takes him into the sewers beneath the Hall of Justice, where he makes a stunning discovery! And the fall of another hero means the war for Earth has begun!

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 12/21/21
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 started—can the team still prove they have the magic within to defeat the medieval mage?

JUSTICE LEAGUE INCARNATE #2
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON and DENNIS CULVER
Art by KYLE HOTZ and ANDREI BRESSON
Cover by GARY FRANK
Variant cover by JORGE FORNES
1:25 variant cover by KYLE HOTZ
$4.99 US | 40 pages | 2 of 5 | $5.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 12/7/21
As Darkseid’s quest leaves a bloody trail across the MultiversE, the Justice League Incarnate ventures to the dark world of horror known as Earth-13. They must enlist the aid of Super-Demon and his League of Shadows against not only Darkseid but also the evil power couple of Asmodel and the Sheeda Queen! While on Earth-11, the Batwoman Who Laughs begins her schemes.?

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?

SUPERGIRL: WOMAN OF TOMORROW #6
Written by TOM KING
Art and cover by BILQUIS EVELY
Variant cover by STEVE RUDE
$4.99 US | 32 pages | 6 of 8
ON SALE 12/21/21
The traumatic secrets of Supergirl’s past are revealed as our heroine races to the edge of the universe to escape Krem and his latest weapon! The murderer of young Ruthye’s father has gotten his hands on a Mordru globe and plans to use it to make our hero disappear forever. Can she save herself and the young girl’s future in the process? She’ll need the help of her trusty steed, Comet the Superhorse!

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?

SUPERMAN ’78 #5
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by WILFREDO TORRES
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
Variant cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 5 of 6 | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 12/28/21
As Brainiac attacks Metropolis for Lex Luthor’s transgressions, Superman works as fast as he can to escape the bottled city of Kandor! But what it will take to get free from the shrunken Kryptonian city might be more than the Man of Steel can handle. Will he be able to leave behind the people he thought he lost and save his adoptive world, or will Superman be cataloged and preserved permanently by Brainiac?

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 12/28/21
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!

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 12/14/21
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 #4
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 | 4 of 7 | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)
ON SALE 12/14/21
Starfire takes on Lady Vic as more super-powered sleeper agents activate, displaying powers far beyond those of the Titans. Just who is behind the Cadmus experiment, and what is Blackfire planning as she brings Superboy to his knees?

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.

COLLECTED EDITIONS

ABSOLUTE DOOMSDAY CLOCK
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by GARY FRANK
$125.00 US | 496 pages
8 1/8″ x 12 1/4″ | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-560-5
ON SALE 6/14/22
It’s the story you never thought you’d see! Dr. Manhattan, a near-omnipotent being from the Watchmen universe, has been using his powers to rewrite the DCU—reshaping some heroes’ histories, erasing other heroes altogether, and playing with the fates of the good and evil alike.
But what does a godlike being from another world stand to gain from the DC Universe? And now that our heroes know who’s been toying with their lives, can they stop him?
Collecting the full 12-issue miniseries in one oversize hardcover slipcase, this new edition also features dozens of pages of behind-the-scenes features, including never-before-seen sketches by Gary Frank.

ABSOLUTE DARK NIGHTS: METAL
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
$125.00 US | 400 pages
8 1/8″ x 12 1/4″ | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-527-8
ON SALE 5/31/22
The Dark Knight has uncovered one of the lost mysteries of the universe. Something that could destroy the very fabric of his reality: the Dark Multiverse! It’s a nightmarish realm of devastating danger—where a team of twisted, evil versions of Batman lies waiting for a chance to cross into our own world.
This Absolute edition of the epic story collects Dark Nights: Metal #1-6, Batman: Lost #1, and Dark Knights Rising: The Wild Hunt #1, as well as more than 100 pages of extras and special features in an oversize slipcase.

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 reborn—and 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!

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