Superman-related May 2022 Solicitations

DC Comics has released their May 2022 solicitations, and we’ve highlighted for you all the Superman no-related comics and products listed.

COMIC BOOKS

FLASHPOINT BEYOND #2
Written by GEOFF JOHNS, TIM SHERIDAN, and JEREMY ADAMS
Art by XERMÁNICO
Cover by MITCH GERADS
Variant cover by XERMÁNICO
1:25 variant cover by JASON FABOK
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 2 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/3/22
The DC event of 2022 continues! As Thomas Wayne investigates the continuing mystery of the Clockwork Killer, another mystery erupts when a strange inmate within Arkham claims that Bruce Wayne is the only Batman that should exist. And Thomas’s world is again turned upside down when a new, twisted version of an iconic Batman villain is born.

FLASHPOINT BEYOND #3
Written by GEOFF JOHNS, TIM SHERIDAN, and JEREMY ADAMS
Art by XERMÁNICO
Cover by MITCH GERADS
Variant cover by XERMÁNICO
1:25 variant cover by DAVID MARQUEZ
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 3 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/17/22
The DC event of 2022 continues! Thomas Wayne’s investigation into the Clockwork Killer goes sideways when he is confronted by a deadly alien invader the world knows as…Project: Superman? But what’s happened to the Kryptonian and Krypton in the World of Flashpoint? Will Thomas Wayne do what he has to in order to stop Superman—or has he changed? And what are those strange earthquakes now erupting across reality?

FLASHPOINT BEYOND #4
Written by GEOFF JOHNS, TIM SHERIDAN, and JEREMY ADAMS
Art by XERMÁNICO
Cover by MITCH GERADS
Variant cover by XERMÁNICO
1:25 variant cover by JIM CHEUNG
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/31/22
Thomas is quickly closing in on the Clockwork Killer, but his investigation might be impeded by young Dexter Dent and his own vigilante agenda: breaking his mother out of Arkham!

ACTION COMICS 2022 ANNUAL #1
Written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON and SI SPURRIER
Art by DALE EAGLESHAM and IAN CHURCHILL
Cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
Variant cover by STEVE RUDE
$5.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/31/22
As the Warworld Saga reaches a breaking point, battle lines are drawn between the two towering forces at odds: Mongul and Superman. In this special 2022 annual we’ll explore how our combatants have evolved over the years to represent the beacons of hope and tyranny that they respectively embody…and witness the first chilling chapter of their ultimate final battle!

THE JURASSIC LEAGUE #1
Written by DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON and JUAN GEDEON
Art by JUAN GEDEON
Cover by DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON
Variant cover by JUAN GEDEON
1:25 Megalustre “Dino Skin” variant cover by WALT SIMONSON
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/10/22
You know the story: an infant escapes the destruction of its home planet and is deposited on Earth to be raised by human parents. A goddess from a lost city defends truth. A Tyrannosaurus rex dons the visage of a bat to strike fear into evildoers’ hearts. This heroic trinity, alongside a league of other super-powered dinosaurs, join forces to save a prehistoric Earth from the sinister machinations of Darkseid.
Wait…what?
Okay, maybe you don’t know the story. So join us and bear witness to a brand-new—yet older than time—adventure and experience the Justice League as you have never seen them before!

JUSTICE LEAGUE: ROAD TO DARK CRISIS #1
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON, JEREMY ADAMS, BRANDON THOMAS, CHUCK BROWN, STEPHANIE PHILLIPS, and
PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON
Art by CLAYTON HENRY, FICO OSSIO, EMANUELA LUPACCHINO, LEILA DEL DUCA, and more!
Cover by DANIEL SAMPERE
Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
1:25 variant cover by RAFAEL SARMENTO
$5.99 US | 48 pages | One-shot | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/31/22
The Justice League has tragically fallen in battle, and now we see the aftermath.
How does the world react to the Justice League being gone? Which heroes rise up…and which villains try to take advantage? And what dark forces are lying in wait to attack?
An all-star roster of DC talent showcases a world without a Justice League and sets the stage for next month’s Dark Crisis event!

DARK CRISIS FCBD SPECIAL EDITION 2022 #1
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON and more!
Art by JIM CHEUNG, DANIEL SAMPERE, and more!
Cover by DANIEL SAMPERE
$.30 NET per copy | 32 pages
Standard periodical
6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″
ON SALE 5/7/22
Witness the rise and fall of the Justice League! The event years in the making is here with Dark Crisis! The Justice League is comics’ greatest super-team—made up of DC Comics’ legendary heroes, they have saved the world countless times. No crisis was too much for them to handle…until now! The Justice League has been defeated by the Great Darkness and its army of DC’s most dangerous enemies—now a new generation of heroes must rise to protect not only the Multiverse…but also the legacy of the DCU!
A prelude to DC Comics’ biggest story of 2022! Includes a preview and art from Dark Crisis #1 coming, in June! Don’t miss out on this Free Comic Book Day special featuring the blockbuster talents of Joshua Williamson, Jim Cheung, and Daniel Sampere! For free!

DC LEAGUE OF SUPER-PETS FCBD SPECIAL EDITION 2022 #1
Written by HEATH CORSON
Art by BOBBY TIMONY
$.30 NET per copy | 32 pages
Standard periodical
6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″
ON SALE 5/7/22
There is nothing the Super-Pets love more than spending time with they’re heroes, but are finding it difficult to be taken seriously as members of the team when their humans just don’t understand them. But when Mr. Mxyzptlk (a magical imp from the fifth dimension) arrives in Metropolis with a plan to wreak a little chaos and destruction, the Justice League are caught in his trap! The Super-Pets will need to come up with a plan to prevent Mxy’s mischief from destroying the city—while somehow trying to rescue their human counterparts. The only problem is, they may need to recruit their greatest enemy in order to defeat him. This Free Comic Book Day special edition is a standard periodical size and features an excerpt from the upcoming original graphic novel DC League of Super-Pets: The Great Mxy-Up, which picks up immediately from where the movie leaves off!

ACTION COMICS #1043
Written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON
Art by RICCARDO FEDERICI
Cover by DALE EAGLESHAM
Backup written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON
Backup art by BEN TEMPLESMITH
Variant cover by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/24/22
The next chapter of the Warworld Saga begins! Following the first victory by Superman and the Phaelosians, the Warworld Rebellion has begun. But Mongul has become more merciless than ever, cracking down on his enemies with unspeakable cruelty. With Superman’s people suffering and his options dwindling, his thoughts turn to the mythical necropolis that supposedly lies at the heart of Warworld. Superman’s epic space adventure continues in this new arc! Then, in “Myth of the Mongul,” journey back to the origin of the first Mongul in history…and uncover deadly secrets that could spell certain doom for Superman and his revolution!

BATMAN/SUPERMAN: WORLD’S FINEST #3
Written by MARK WAID
Art and cover by DAN MORA
Variant cover by LUCIO PARRILLO
1:25 variant cover by RAPHAEL SARMENTO
1:50 chibi variant cover by JORGE CORONA
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/17/22
Great Scott! It’s a twisted time-travel tale of titanic tenure! In an attempt to get to the bottom of the mystery of the “demon,” Robin the Boy Wonder and the Supergirl of Krypton venture back in time to China circa 1600 B.C.—running headfirst into the ancient superheroes known as the House of Ji! Meanwhile, Superman and Batman are losing a race against time to save their fellow superheroes from the schemes of a new villain…one simply known as the Devil Nezha.

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #3
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Art and cover by SCOTT GODLEWSKI
Variant cover by TRAVIS MOORE
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 3 of 6 | $4.99 US Variant (card stock)
ON SALE 5/10/22
The Justice League is trapped in the 31st century with the Legion of Super-Heroes, while the looming terror of the Great Darkness hovers over both time period simultaneously. Even as the great heroes of the 21st century get to experience the fantastic far-flung future, the mysteries behind the Gold Lantern and the Great Darkness threaten all of existence. What is the secret behind the Great Darkness? And will the greatest heroes of two ages be able to stop it before it’s too late?

SUICIDE SQUAD #15
Written by DENNIS HOPELESS
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA, JULIO FERREIRA, and DEXTER SOY
Cover by EDUARDO PANSICA
Variant cover by DEXTER SOY
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/3/22
FINAL ISSUE! Through space and alternate Earths, this version of the Squad has tried to free themselves from Waller’s clutches. In the series finale, they risk everything for freedom one last time.

SUPERMAN: SON OF KAL-EL #11
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by CIAN TORMEY
Cover by TRAVIS MOORE
Variant cover by ROGER CRUZ and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 variant cover by DAN MORA
AAPI variant cover by BRIAN CHING
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/10/22
Jonathan Kent has faced many challenges in his life as both Superman and a Super Son, but what will the first son of the Last Son of Krypton do in the face of…metahuman bombs? Jon faces a deadly decision and Lex Luthor’s alliance with President Bendix deepens in this penultimate chapter of The Rising Saga!

WORLD OF KRYPTON #6
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
Variant cover by CAT STAGGS
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 6 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 5/3/22
The final days of Krypton are upon us. Will the House of El survive the turmoil? One fateful battle between science and authoritarianism will decide the future!

COLLECTED EDITIONS

52 OMNIBUS (2022 EDITION)
Written by GEOFF JOHNS, GRANT MORRISON, GREG RUCKA, and MARK WAID
Art by KEITH GIFFEN, EDDY BARROWS, CHRIS BATISTA, and others
Cover by J.G. JONES
$175.00 US | 1,216 pages | 7 1/4″ x 10 7/8″ | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-543-8
ON SALE 7/19/22
Offered again! After Infinite Crisis, the DC Universe had its most eventful year ever. It was a year without Superman, Batman, or Wonder Woman…but not a year without heroes! Collects the entirety of the groundbreaking, critically acclaimed DC Comics weekly series.

JUSTICE LEAGUE INFINITY
Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS and JAMES TUCKER
Art by ETHEN BEAVERS
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
$16.99 US | 152 pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | Softcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-537-7
ON SALE 6/7/22
From Justice League Unlimited producer James Tucker and series writer J.M. DeMatteis comes an all-new season starring the World’s Greatest Heroes! The doors to the Multiverse are cracked open, sending the Justice League hurtling to different Earths, where things aren’t quite as they appear! Can the Justice League band together with heroes across multiple Earths and put a stop to an ancient evil, or will all of existence disappear once and for all? Collecting Justice League Infinity #1-7!

JUSTICE LEAGUE: LAST RIDE
Written by CHIP ZDARSKY
Art by MIGUEL MENDONÇA
Cover by DARICK ROBERTSON and DIEGO RODRIGUEZ
$16.99 US | 154 pages | Softcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-439-4
ON SALE 6/14/22
Once, the Justice League was the most powerful collection of superheroes in the universe. But an unthinkable tragedy within its ranks has caused Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman to go their separate ways, leaving the League broken and disbanded under a veil of anger and mistrust. Now, against the backdrop of the universe’s greatest murder trial, can the League reconcile the past before they’re eradicated by the greatest villains in the cosmos? Justice League: Last Ride collects #1-7

SUPERMAN: THE GOLDEN AGE OMNIBUS VOL. 7
Written by ALVIN SCHWARTZ, WILLIAM WOOLFOLK, and others
Art by WAYNE BORING, STAN KAYE, AL PLASTINO, and others
Cover by WAYNE BORING and STAN KAYE
$150.00 US | 824 pages | 7 1/16″ x 10 7/8″ | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77950-560-6
ON SALE 7/12/22
As Superman enters the 1950s, Lex Luthor invents a device that banishes Superman to the fourth dimension, while Mr. Mxyztplk makes the city of Metropolis forget that their hero ever existed. Plus, Superman becomes a super-cowboy and meets a mighty caveman. Collects tales from Action Comics #126-147, Superman #55-65, and World’s Finest Comics #37-47.

TALES FROM THE DC DARK MULTIVERSE II
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, COLLIN KELLY & JACKSON LANZING, PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON, VITA AYALA, and
STEVE ORLANDO
Art by DEXTER SOY, BRYAN HITCH, ARIEL OLIVETTI, MIKE PERKINS, and KARL MOSTERT
Cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ
$24.99 US | 456 pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | Softcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-535-3
ON SALE 6/7/22
The twisted timelines that showed the Dark Multiverse and all the devasting danger that it contains are collected in Tales from the Dark Multiverse II. What dark realities exist within the realms of the Dark Multiverse? Follow Batman, Wonder Woman, and the Justice League as our heroes through these crumbling and shattered worlds!

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