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DC Comics February 2023 Solicitations

Full solicitations information and cover images for DC Comics titles scheduled to ship in February 2023 and beyond.

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DC Comics has released their full solicitations for titles scheduled to ship in February 2023 and beyond. Among DC‘s offerings for the month are the launch of Joshua Williamson and Jamal Campbell‘s new Superman ongoing series; a new Milestone 30th Anniversary Special and the launch of two new Milestone books, Static: Shadows of Dakota and Icon vs. Hardware; and a new Shazam: Fury of the Gods anthology one-shot featuring stories written by the cast of the forthcoming movie.

All that and much, much more ahead in the full DC Comics February 2023 solicitations. Check out all the information and cover images below.

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SUPERMAN #1
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art and cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL
Variant covers by ANDY KUBERT, ARIEL COLÓN, IBRAHIM MOUSTAFA, RICCARDO FEDERICI, GABRIEL RODRIGUEZ, ED BENES and WAYNE FAUCHER, ALEXANDER LOZANO, FRANCESCO MATTINA, NICK DRAGOTTA, and JORGE JIMENEZ
1:25 B&W variant cover by ANDY KUBERT
1:50 variant cover by TOM DERENICK
1:75 variant cover by SIMONE DI MEO
1:100 foil variant cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL
1:200 spot foil variant cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
Phantom Zone foil variant cover by SEBASTIAN FIUMARA ($7.99 US)
$4.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/21/23
IT’S THE DAWN OF DC!
Superman has returned to Metropolis and his greatest enemy Lex Luthor is finally behind bars. The future of the Superman family has never been brighter! As Clark Kent settles back into his life, iconic and new enemies erupt from the shadows to strike down the Man of Steel! But waiting in the wings to back up Big Blue is…Supercorp?! What secret project has Lex given to Superman?! “A hero is only as good as their villains” will be put to the test in this brand-new oversize #1 featuring comics’ greatest superhero by DC Comics architect Joshua Williamson and award-winning superstar artist Jamal Campbell!

ACTION COMICS #1052
Written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON, DAN JURGENS, and LEAH WILLIAMS
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL, LEE WEEKS, and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Cover by STEVE BEACH
Variant cover by CLAYTON HENRY and MARCELO MAIOLO
Variant cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and MATT HERMS
Variant cover by LEE WEEKS
1:25 variant cover by JORGE FORNÉS
1:50 foil variant cover by STEVE BEACH
Black History Month variant cover by KHARY RANDOLPH
$4.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/28/23
METALLO ATTACKS!
The crown jewel of Superman’s new Metropolis is in ruins, and the increasingly violent Blue Earth movement is keeping the entire Super-Family on their toes. Meanwhile, Metallo’s powerful new body is evolving in unforeseen, horrific ways. As Metallo’s life and sanity continue to unravel, he sets out to capture the only person who can help him: John Henry Irons. It’s Steel versus Metallo as the new era of Action Comics continues!

LAZARUS PLANET: NEXT EVOLUTION #1
Written by RAM V, BRANDON T. SNIDER, CHUCK BROWN, and DELILAH S. DAWSON
Art by LALIT KUMAR, LAURA BRAGA, ALITHA MARTINEZ and MARK MORALES, and RO and STEIN
Cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ
Variant cover by DERRICK CHEW
Variant cover by CRYSTAL KUNG
Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM
1:25 variant cover by SUMIT KUMAR
1:50 foil variant cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ
$4.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/7/23
HEROES WILL BE FORGED!
Good and bad, yin and yang…all sides of humanity will be transformed by the Lazarus event…and in the DC Universe one thing’s for sure: heroes will always rise. In this special we’ll explore some of the amazing new powers gifted to the freedom fighters of the future…and we’ll see what perils these villain-vanquishing virtuosos will face. What secret does Flatline seek from the heart of Talia al Ghul’s HQ? Can Red Canary bring order to an out-of-control city? What secret does the heroic Dead Eye hold that will haunt him forever? And enter into a brand-new legend with the fantastic debut of Vigil!

LAZARUS PLANET: DARK FATE #1
Written by TIM SEELEY, JOSHUA WILLIAMSON, DENNIS CULVER, A.L. KAPLAN, and ALYSSA WONG
Art by BALDEMAR RIVAS, CHRIS BURNHAM, A.L. KAPLAN, and HAINING
Cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ
Variant cover by AL BARRIONUEVO
Variant cover by IBRAHIM MOUSTAFA
Variant cover by HAINING
1:25 variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM and NICK FILARDI
1:50 foil variant cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ
$4.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/14/23
NEW THREATS WILL RISE!
When the Lazarus storm touches down, people from every walk of life stand to be affected. People who are kind, people who are good…and people who are evil. This epic issue will spotlight the many disastrous new villains created by the Lazarus event and the heroes who stand ready to stop them from doing harm to others! What sinister threat brings a new chapter to the Doom Patrol saga? Can a new hero channel the inexorable Still Force energy to fend off evil? What lurks in the corners of the Spirit World for new character Xanthe? And what early clue to the new direction in Arkham Tower will spell disaster for Gotham City?

LAZARUS PLANET: OMEGA #1
Written by MARK WAID and GENE LUEN YANG
Art by RICCARDO FEDERICI, BILLY TAN, and more
Cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ
Variant covers by LEE GARBETT, BEN OLIVER, ARIEL COLÓN, FELIPE MASSAFERA, and JEN BARTEL
1:25 variant cover by PETE WOODS
1:50 variant cover by HÉLÈNE LENOBLE
1:100 foil variant cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ
Team variant cover by TIAGO DA SILVA ($8.99 US)
Lucky Red Envelope variant cover by BERNARD CHANG
Black History Month variant cover by EDWIN GALMON
$5.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/21/23
FATE AND FURY.
The Devil Nezha and his son are at war—with all of humanity caught in the middle! The Lazarus storms are intensifying worldwide, Earth’s superheroes are on the ropes, and Batman is living on borrowed time. It’s up to Zatanna, the Spectre, the Demon, Klarion, and the rest of the DCU’s magic users to join Damian Wayne and set things right—but to do that, they’ll have to uncover Nezha’s final, explosive secret! Plus: Dreamer has rescued Doctor Fate’s helmet from destruction…but why does it keep glowing like that? The Dawn of the DCU begins as the Lazarus Planet saga crashes to a close!

BATMAN VS. ROBIN #5
Written by MARK WAID
Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
Variant covers by KELLEY JONES, RAFA SANDOVAL, and YANICK PAQUETTE
1:25 variant cover by CHRISTIAN WARD
1:50 variant cover by YASMIN FLORES MONTANEZ
1:100 foil variant by MAHMUD ASRAR
$5.99 US | 48 pages | 5 of 5 | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/28/23
WILL FATHER AND SON RECONCILE…OR RUMBLE?
The Lazarus Volcano has left its impact on planet Earth, but the fallout from Bruce and Damian Wayne’s war is far from over. It’s been a long road from the initial tensions that drove a wedge between father and son in the pages of Teen Titans, but is the hatchet at last ready to be buried? A bold new chapter in the lives of Batman and Robin begins in this epic final issue!

BATMAN #132
Written by CHIP ZDARSKY
Art by MIKE HAWTHORNE and ADRIANO DI BENEDETTO
Cover by JORGE JIMENEZ
Backup art by MIGUEL MENDONÇA
Variant cover by JOE QUESADA
Variant cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
1:25 variant cover by DERRICK CHEW
1:50 foil variant cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/7/23
The mean streets of Gotham City have gotten meaner as the likes of Harvey Dent and Killer Croc roam free, brutalizing the population. Where is Batman and why hasn’t he responded to the cries of a city in peril?! Can Bruce Wayne find the answers before the mysterious Red Mask captures him?
And in the backup story, Tim Drake’s hunt for Batman continues. Will Metropolis’s newest Superman, Jon Kent, be able to help the Boy Wonder with this Multiversal mystery, or will they both run afoul of an overpowered Toyman?!

BATMAN & THE JOKER: THE DEADLY DUO #4
Written by MARC SILVESTRI
Art and cover by MARC SILVESTRI
Batman variant cover by DAVID MACK
Catwoman variant cover by DAVID MACK
1:25 variant cover by LIAM SHARP
1:50 variant cover by MARC SILVESTRI
1:100 variant cover by SANFORD GREENE
$4.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 7 | (all covers are card stock)
ON SALE 2/7/23
TRAINing day! Batman and The Joker’s ability to function as a team is put to the biggest test yet as they are dropped out of the sky and into a moving train! Will their alliance hold together, even if the speeding locomotive does not?
Meanwhile, the Dark Knight has enlisted the help of Nightwing and Catwoman to help with his investigation, but with more pieces of Gordon being shipped to GCPD headquarters, by the time they find any clues, will there even be enough of the commissioner left to save?

THE RIDDLER: YEAR ONE #3
Written by PAUL DANO
Art by STEVAN SUBIC
Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ
Variant covers by STEVAN SUBIC and BEN OLIVER
1:25 variant cover by MICO SUAYAN
$4.99 US | 32 pages | 3 of 6
(all covers are card stock)
ON SALE 2/28/23
Edward reaches out to the daughter of a mob victim who might have insight into their operation. Meanwhile, his boss at the accounting firm believes there’s a reason to be suspicious about Wayne Industries’ payments to Bruce Wayne. And in his most daring move yet, Edward goes undercover at a company responsible for locking away highly sensitive documents. What he finds may lead to his most shocking revelation yet!
Actor Paul Dano (The Batman) and artist Stevan Subic continue the origin of the Riddler, leading up to his appearance in Matt Reeves’s epic film.

BATMAN – ONE BAD DAY: CLAYFACE #1
Written by COLLIN KELLY and JACKSON LANZING
Art and cover by XERMÁNICO
Variant cover by JIM LEE, SCOTT WILLIAMS, and ALEX SINCLAIR
1:25 variant cover by HAYDEN SHERMAN
1:50 variant cover by JORGE CORONA and SARAH STERN
1:100 variant cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
Premium variant cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and ARIF PRIANTO
$7.99 US | 64 pages | Prestige | (all covers are card stock)
ON SALE 2/21/23
All Basil Karlo ever wanted to be was an actor…no…one of the greatest actors there’s ever been. However, his life went off course when he became the shape-shifting monster known as Clayface. After years of doing battle with Batman in Gotham City and distancing himself from his dream, Clayface goes out west to Los Angeles. Creating a new identity, he pursues his dream of acting only to find that Gotham City isn’t the only place with an overwhelming sense of dread to it, and that he might not have what it takes to make it in the City of Angels. So he’ll reshape the city to fit his needs in a deadly pursuit of stardom. From the rising-star creative team of Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing (Batman Beyond: Neo-Year, Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty) and Xermánico (Flashpoint Beyond), this is an epic tragedy not to be missed!

NIGHTWING #101
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by TRAVIS MOORE
Cover by BRUNO REDONDO
Backup written by C.S. PACAT
Backup art by EDUARDO PANSICA
Variant cover by TRAVIS MOORE
Variant cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL
1:25 variant cover by VASCO GEORGIEV
$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/21/23
After the events of Dark Crisis, Superman has a talk with Nightwing, letting him know that now is Dick’s time to lead…so Nightwing gathers a group of friends to be the premier league in the DC Universe and moves their base of operations to Blüdhaven. Meet the new Titans!
Then, following the events of the Nightwing 2022 Annual and the Superman and Nightwing crossover, Nightwing continues to mentor Jon Kent in ways that Dick learned from being trained by Batman…but in his own more encouraging way.

POISON IVY #9
Written by G. WILLOW WILSON
Art by MARCIO TAKARA
Cover by JESSICA FONG
Variant covers by TERRY DODSON, SWEENEY BOO, and DAN MORA
1:25 variant cover by RIAN GONZALES
1:50 foil variant cover by MINDY LEE
1:100 foil variant cover by TERRY DODSON
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/7/23
IT’S THE ISSUE YOU’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR!
That’s right! Ya girl Harley Quinn—doctor, fashionista, heroic criminal, criminally insane clown, and Poison Ivy’s girlfriend—has arrived on the West Coast to spend some quality time with her number-one squeeze! What sort of wildly lascivious and lavishly ludicrous madcap mayhem will the DCU’s favorite couple get up to? Featuring the return of series artist Marcio Takara and an assortment of utterly mouthwatering variant covers by some of the most delectable artists around, from iconic Harley Quinn artist Terry Dodson to incoming Harley Quinn artist Sweeney Boo, as well as Dan Mora, Rian Gonzales, and Mindy Lee!
You won’t want to miss a single bit of it—we guarantee it!

DETECTIVE COMICS #1069
Written by RAM V
Art by IVAN REIS
Cover by EVAN CAGLE
Backup written by SIMON SPURRIER
Backup art by CASPAR WIJNGAARD
Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
Variant cover by IVAN REIS
1:25 variant cover by COLLEEN DORAN
1:50 foil variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/28/23
Batman investigates the frozen Azmer that Mr. Freeze gave him, and makes a huge discovery about the ancient demons. Meanwhile, Azmer begin to pour into Gotham’s streets, controlling helpless people and those poor souls the city cares not for…all to do the Orghams’ bidding. Then, in the backup story, what kind of deal have the Orghams struck with Mr. Freeze, and is he also controlled by an Azmer?

BATMAN VOL. 1: FAILSAFE
Written by CHIP ZDARSKY
Art and cover by JORGE JIMENEZ
$24.99 US | 224 pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-993-1
ON SALE 3/21/23
Superstar writer Chip Zdarsky joins legendary artist Jorge Jimenez to define a new era in Batman!
Bruce Wayne is at a turning point, haunted by dreams of a dark future, while Gotham City billionaires are being gruesomely murdered. With the discovery of an archenemy’s involvement and a tragedy unfolding, the Dark Knight’s nightmares are just beginning. And when Batman is framed for murder, a deadly protocol activates…and Failsafe begins! Collecting Batman #125-130.

BATMAN/SPAWN: THE DELUXE EDITION
Written by TODD McFARLANE, FRANK MILLER, DOUG MOENCH, CHUCK DIXON, and ALAN GRANT
Art by GREG CAPULLO, TODD McFARLANE, and KLAUS JANSON
Cover by GREG CAPULLO and TODD McFARLANE
$29.99 US | 280 pages | 7 1/16″ x 10 7/8″ | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77952-281-8
ON SALE 4/4/23
Two of comics’ darkest characters cross paths again in the most anticipated comics event of the decade! Batman and Spawn are two vigilantes of the night who avenge the innocent by their own methods. When sinister forces manipulate the Dark Knight and the Hellspawn into confronting each other, you can bet that there’ll be hell to pay when our heroes discover the truth and turn the tables on their would-be puppeteers.
This deluxe edition of the blockbuster event features the 2022 Batman/Spawn one-shot; 1994’s Batman/Spawn: War Devil #1 and Spawn/Batman #1; and a gallery of behind-the-scenes art from the new story and the original tales from the ’90s.

STATIC: SHADOWS OF DAKOTA #1
Written by NIKOLAS DRAPER-IVEY and VITA AYALA
Art and cover by NIKOLAS DRAPER-IVEY
Variant covers by CHASE CONLEY and OLIVIER COIPEL
1:25 variant cover by DAN HIPP
1:50 foil variant cover by CHASE CONLEY
1:100 foil variant cover by OLIVIER COIPEL
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/7/23
Static is back! Though Virgil and his friends might have been able to stop the government’s off-the-books prison operations in Dakota, a powerful new threat lurks in the shadows. The mysterious Ebon is cutting a bloody swath through the underworld on a single-minded quest to find his brother. Against this backdrop of exploding violence, innocent people are finding themselves in the crossfire. The breakout creative team of Nikolas Draper-Ivey and Vita Ayala have returned to make Static’s life, and Dakota City, very complicated indeed—you’ve never felt shocks like these!

MILESTONE 30TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #1
Written by CHUCK BROWN, NIKOLAS DRAPER-IVEY, STEPHANIE WILLIAMS, and others
Art by NIKOLAS DRAPER-IVEY, YASMIN FLORES MONTANEZ, DENYS COWAN, and others
Main cover by DENYS COWAN
Variant covers by NIKOLAS DRAPER-IVEY, CHRISTOPHER JONES, and SCOTT JERALDS
1:25 variant cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ
1:50 foil variant cover by NIKOLAS DRAPER-IVEY
$9.99 US | 96 pages | One-shot | Prestige | (all covers are card stock)
ON SALE 2/21/23
Celebrate 30 years of Static, Icon, Rocket, Hardware, and the rest of the Dakotaverse in this star-studded anthology. From a Static and Batman Beyond team-up harkening back to their adventures in the Static Shock animated series, a grown-up Raquel Ervin inheriting the mantle of Icon, and a reality-warping story where the present-day Milestone characters meet their 1993 counterparts, there’s something for every Milestone fan to enjoy!

ICON VS. HARDWARE #1
Written by REGINALD HUDLIN and LEON CHILLS
Art by TBD
Cover by RAHZZAH
Variant cover by CAANAN WHITE and CHRIS SOTOMAYOR
1:25 variant cover by DENYS COWAN and JOHN FLOYD
$4.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 5 | (all covers are card stock)
ON SALE 2/14/23
Two titans of the Milestone Universe clash — and in the process, set in motion a chain of events leading to a story bigger than you could ever imagine! When Hardware discovers a long-suppressed time machine hidden in a government warehouse, his obsession with righting the wrongs of the past — those of both American history and his own tragic family — will unravel the fabric of time for the Milestone Universe. But while there are many problems with Hardware’s plan, there’s one big one: wherever he goes in America’s last two centuries, Icon is there, having lived through it! And a man as powerful as Icon knows the profound danger of the forces Curtis Metcalf is unleashing…and he’ll do whatever it takes to put the genie back in the bottle!
Icon Vs Hardware is the official kickoff of Act One of Milestone’s WORLDS COLLIDE event—and if you think you know what that phrase means, you’d better not get overconfident! This is the ideal jumping-on point for those who’ve sat out the story of Dakota so far, because this ride is headed somewhere unexpected!

SHAZAM! FURY OF THE GODS SPECIAL: SHAZAMILY MATTERS #1
Written by ZACHARY LEVI, GRACE CAROLINE CURREY, ROSS BUTLER, D.J. COTRONA, ADAM BRODY, FAITHE HERMAN, HENRY GAYDEN, COLLEEN DORAN, JOSH TRUJILLO, TIM SEELEY, and others
Art by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II and ANDREW DRILON,
Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Variant cover by MAYO “SEN” NAITO
Variant cover by LOGAN FAERBER
Photo variant cover
1:25 variant cover by STEPHEN BYRNE
1:50 foil variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
$9.99 US | 96 pages | One-Shot | Prestige | (all covers are card stock)
ON SALE 2/28/23
This 96-page giant features stories starring all of your favorite Shazam! characters as written by the actors who play them! Actor Zachary Levi takes the reins on writing Shazam, and Adam Brody, Ross Butler, D.J. Cotrona, Grace Caroline Currey, and Faithe Herman wield the mighty pen for their Shazamily superheroes! Battle zombies, befriend dinosaurs, try to get a phone signal in a world of barbarians, explore glitter land, and more just in time for the release of the brand-new feature film Shazam! Fury of the Gods! Made with all the love and fun of a superhuman family cookout!

DC/RWBY #1
Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT
Art and cover by MEGHAN HETRICK
Variant cover by MIRKA ANDOLFO
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 7 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/28/23
The world of Remnant comes crashing into the DCU! Grimm are running amok around Gotham, and Batman’s on the hunt to find whoever brought these mysterious monsters to his city. But as the trail goes cold, the Dark Knight finds himself face-to-face with none other than Team RWBY! What other effects are taking hold around our world with Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang here, and what does it mean for the future of the DCU?! Marguerite Bennett returns to RWBY with Meghan Hetrick and Soo Lee for an epic tale of adventure spanning every corner of the DC Universe!

SWAMP THING: GREEN HELL #2
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by DOUG MAHNKE
Variant cover by CHRISTIAN WARD
1:25 variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
$6.99 US | 48 pages | 2 of 3 | Prestige Plus | 8 1/2″ x 10 7/8″
(all covers are card stock)
ON SALE 2/14/23
Alec Holland has been summoned back to the land of the living by the decrepit John Constantine himself, which is quite the surprise to the Parliament of Trees. In exchange for a peaceful eternity within the Green, Alec was to stay out of their affairs. With lives at risk, Alec refuses, but his conviction comes at a cost: if Alec dies in this stolen body, defending the last vestiges of humanity…he’s gone for good!

THE SANDMAN UNIVERSE: NIGHTMARE COUNTRY VOL. 1
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art by LISANDRO ESTHERREN
Cover by ALEX ECKMAN-LAWN
$29.99 US | 184 pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77951-841-5
ON SALE 4/4/23
Collectible hardcover features new cover art by ALEX ECKMAN-LAWN and includes a miniprint of Death of the Endless by superstar JENNY FRISON!

THE SANDMAN UNIVERSE: NIGHTMARE COUNTRY VOL. 1
Lower-priced paperback edition arrives exclusively in the Direct Market before anywhere else—and is timed to sell alongside NIGHTMARE COUNTRY: VOLUME TWO #1 in April!
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art by LISANDRO ESTHERREN
Cover by REIKO MURAKAMI
$19.99 US | 184 pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | Softcover | ISBN: 978-1-77952-389-1
ON SALE 4/4/23

Acclaimed horror writer James Tynion IV (Something Is Killing the Children, The Nice House on the Lake) has waited his whole career to pay tribute to the mythos of The Sandman, the work that made him the writer he is today—and now that time has come!
Art student Madison Flynn has been plagued all her life by visions of a terrifying man with mouths for eyes…but strangely, that vision is not a visit from the Corinthian, one of Dream’s most disturbing nightmare creations. When the Corinthian himself learns of this “Smiling Man,” it will send him on a quest across the nightmare country that is the waking world, where he will grapple with vicious sadomasochists, deranged venture capitalists, and the embodied spirit of America itself!

With lush, gorgeous art from Redneck’s Lisandro Estherren and a who’s-who of superstar guest artists, Nightmare Country is designed to welcome new readers into one of the greatest worlds in DC’s library, The Sandman Universe. To make welcoming new readers easier, the collectible hardcover release (packaged with a mini-print of the iconic Death, by artist Jenny Frison) arrives in stores simultaneously with a direct-market exclusive softcover edition, priced as an easy jump-on point; both are available on the same day as the to-be-solicited April #1 issue of Nightmare Country’s spectacular follow-up miniseries!
Collects The Sandman Universe: Nightmare Country #1-6.

DCEASED: WAR OF THE UNDEAD GODS
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by TREVOR HAIRSINE, NEIL EDWARDS, and ANDY LANNING
Cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
$29.99 US | 232 pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77952-060-9
ON SALE 9/5/23
What began as a battle for Earth has become a war for the galaxy as the epic final chapter in the massive DCeased franchise is here!
The emergence of a reborn, undead Darkseid in DCeased: Dead Planet sets the stage for the most devastating conflict yet for Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman! As the Anti-Life Equation spreads into the cosmos, the survivors of Earth prepare for the coming apocalypse and realize their only hope could lie in the most powerful surviving hero from the first DCeased series…

DC VS. VAMPIRES VOL. 2
Written by JAMES TYNION IV and MATTHEW ROSENBERG
Art by OTTO SCHMIDT
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
$24.99 US | 160 pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77952-124-8
ON SALE 4/4/23
The first battle in the war for Earth was badly lost by humanity, and Nightwing and his vampire hordes have covered the Earth in permanent darkness. But hope is not lost, as an unlikely rebellion has emerged with a desperate and suicidal plan to save the world…Will it be enough? The second volume of the shocking, bestselling series collects DC vs. Vampires #7-12.

TASK FORCE Z VOL. 2: WHAT’S EATING YOU?
Written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG
Art by EDDY BARROWS and JACK HERBERT
Cover by EDDY BARROWS
$24.99 US | 168 pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77952-026-5
ON SALE 3/28/23
Red Hood is in shambles—he doesn’t know whom to trust, he’s been left out in the cold, and he’s on the run. The Bat-Family thinks he’s gone rogue, and the government agency that oversees Task Force Z is after him. All of this is happening while Mr. Bloom manipulates Man-Bat into assisting him in making Powers International the most dominant force in Gotham City.
Collecting issues #7-12, the epic conclusion of the critically acclaimed series!

THE FLASH: THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE BOX SET
$50.00 US | 448 pages | Softcover
ISBN: 978-1-77952-347-1
ON SALE 6/20/23
Read the stories that inspired or were influenced by the motion picture The Flash, directed by Andy Muschietti (It). This box set contains three softcover versions of graphic novels starring the Scarlet Speedster and the Dark Knight—The Flash: The Fastest Man Alive, Flashpoint, and Batman: The 1989 Movie Adaptation.

BATMAN: THE 1989 MOVIE ADAPTATION
Written by DENNIS O’NEIL
Art and cover by JERRY ORDWAY
$14.99 US | 138 pages | Softcover | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″
ISBN: 978-1-77952-350-1
ON SALE 6/20/23
Relive one of the greatest moments in cinematic history with this stunning adaptation of director Tim Burton’s masterpiece Batman, the 1989 film that redefined what comic book movies could be. This softcover version of the adaptation crafted by comics legends Dennis O’Neil and Jerry Ordway perfectly captures the moody atmosphere of Burton’s film and the gothic architecture of the late production designer Anton Furst in compelling graphic novel form that fans can “rewatch” again and again.

THE FLASH: THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE
Written by KENNY PORTER
Art by RICARDO LÓPEZ ORTIZ, JUAN FERREYRA, and JASON HOWARD
Cover by MAX FIUMARA
$14.99 US | 136 pages | Softcover | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″
ISBN: 978-1-77951-790-6
ON SALE 5/16/23
Race through the streets of Central City in this lead-up to the hotly anticipated blockbuster The Flash! After Barry Allen’s adventure with the Justice League, he’s determined to become a truly skilled and inspirational hero. But new threats are arising all around Central City. Barry will need to master his powers, and fast, to face down the likes of Girder, Tarpit, and the Top!
Collecting issues #1-3 of The Flash: The Fastest Man Alive.

FLASHPOINT (2023 EDITION)
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by ANDY KUBERT and SANDRA HOPE
$19.99 US | 176 pages | Softcover | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″
ISBN: 978-1-77951-727-2
ON SALE 5/30/23
Offered again! Before you see the movie, read the graphic novel that inspired the upcoming film The Flash. Barry Allen protects the innocent and battles evil as the Flash—the world’s fastest man. But this is not the world he knew. This is a world where Themyscira and Atlantis are at war, where Batman uses deadly force, and where the Fastest Man Alive is just another man. Powerless and alone, Barry Allen remembers reality as it once was. Now he must convince its strange, dangerous heroes to rally to his cause and set the world to rights.
Collects Flashpoint #1-5.

WHIZ COMICS #2 FACSIMILE EDITION
Written by BILL PARKER
Art by C.C. BECK, PETE COSTANZA, GREGOR DUNCAN, and BOB KINGETT
Cover by C.C. BECK
$6.99 US | 64 pages
ON SALE 2/21/23
Holy moly! See Billy Batson utter the magic word “Shazam!” and summon Captain Marvel for the first time in this facsimile edition of Whiz Comics #2, featuring the Big Red Cheese, Dr. Sivana, Sterling Morris, and the wizard Shazam. This faithful re-creation also contains backup stories starring Ibis the Invincible, Spy Smasher, Scoop Smith, Dan Dare, and more, all restored to their vibrant four-color glory.

BATMAN: THE DOOM THAT CAME TO GOTHAM (NEW EDITION)
Written by MIKE MIGNOLA and RICHARD PACE
Art by TROY NIXEY and DENNIS JANKE
Cover by MIKE MIGNOLA
$16.99 US | 160 pages | 6 5/8″ x 10 3/16″ | Softcover
ISBN: 978-1-77952-149-1
ON SALE 4/4/23
Offered again! Gotham City, 1928. Twenty years have passed since a madman slew the parents of young Bruce Wayne, heir to one of the oldest fortunes in Gotham City. Then, Bruce fled the carnage of Gotham and the unearthly voice warning him to prepare for the world to come. Now Bruce Wayne has returned. And hell has followed…A terrible thing from beyond space and time has awakened. The Lurker on the Threshold has called its faithful servants—immortal sorcerers, reptile men, beings of eldritch cold and fungal horror—to feed our world into its gaping maw. Join acclaimed comics talents Mike Mignola (Hellboy), Richard Pace (Robert E. Howard’s Savage Sword), and Troy Nixey (Harley Quinn) as they present Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham, a terrifying reimagining of the greatest heroes and villains in the Batman mythos.
Collects Batman: The Doom That Came to Gotham #1-3.

THE BATMAN WHO LAUGHS: THE DELUXE EDITION
Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
Art by JOCK and EDUARDO RISSO
Cover by JOCK
$39.99 US | 280 pages | 7 1/16″ x 10 7/8″ | Hardcover
ISBN: 978-1-77952-147-7
ON SALE 4/18/23
He unleashed the Dark Multiverse in the epic series Dark Nights: Metal. Now superstar writer Scott Snyder reunites with acclaimed artist Jock to set that evil alternate reality’s deadliest denizen loose in Gotham City. Half Batman. Half Joker. Combining everything that makes the Caped Crusader a hero and the Clown Prince a killer, the Batman Who Laughs is the Dark Multiverse’s deadliest criminal mastermind. Now he’s come to Gotham to turn Bruce Wayne’s home into an incubator for evil. And he hasn’t come alone. Emerging from another of the Dark Multiverse’s myriad realities comes the Grim Knight. This vicious vigilante will use any weapon at his disposal to ensure those he has marked for death stay down.

A war like no other—a war of the Batmen—has begun.

This deluxe edition collects the full seven-issue miniseries and the one-shot special The Batman Who Laughs: The Grim Knight, and features a brand-new wraparound cover by Jock!

BATGIRLS #15
Written by BECKY CLOONAN and MICHAEL W. CONRAD
Art by NEIL GOOGE
Cover by JORGE CORONA
Variant cover by DAN MORA
1:25 variant cover by KIM JACINTO
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/14/23
There’s nothing like some father-daughter bonding! Unless you’re Stephanie Brown, and you thought your father was dead…until he kidnapped you! At least your BFF Cassandra Cain’s determined to find you. It’s a deadly adventure for Cass, but nothing can stop her from risking it all to save Steph—unless it’s death itself…

BATMAN INCORPORATED #5
Written by ED BRISSON
Art and cover by JOHN TIMMS
Variant cover by INHYUK LEE
1:25 variant cover by EJIKURE
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/14/23
The explosive conclusion to “No More Teachers”! Batman Inc.’s allegiances are split as Ghost-Maker and his former sidekick, Phantom-One, duel to the death. It’s winner take all! Will the fate of Batman Incorporated rest in the hands of…Clownhunter?!

BATMAN/SUPERMAN: WORLD’S FINEST #12
Written by MARK WAID
Art by EMA LUPACCHINO
Cover by DAN MORA
Variant cover by DAVE JOHNSON
1:25 variant cover by MAX DUNBAR
1:50 variant cover by SWEENEY BOO
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/21/23
The secret behind the Supergirl-Robin feud, revealed! On a day not too long ago, a meeting between the Boy Wonder and the Girl of Steel began sweetly, became awkward, and ended so catastrophically, horrifically, jaw-droppingly, car-crashingly disastrously that, among the Superman and Batman families, it is now enshrined as the world’s finest example of How Not to Team Up!

BATMAN: BEYOND THE WHITE KNIGHT #8
Written by SEAN MURPHY
Art and cover by SEAN MURPHY and DAVE STEWART
Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
1:25 variant cover by SEAN MURPHY
$4.99 US | 32 pages | 8 of 8 | (all covers are card stock)
ON SALE 2/14/23
It all ends here! With the future of Gotham City at stake, Bruce Wayne leads an attack on the Wayne-Powers building to take down Blight and his minions once and for all. And with the new Batman, the Robins, and GCPD’s Barbara Gordon at his side, anything seems possible. But not all endings will be happy: Bruce is still an escaped felon, and the FBI is hot on his tail. Could this be the end of Batman? Not if the mysterious Agent Prince has anything to say about it!

BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS – GILDED CITY #5
Written by EVAN NARCISSE
Art by ABEL
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
Variant cover by BEN TEMPLESMITH
Games variant cover
$4.99 US | 32 pages | 5 of 6 | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/28/23
Infected with the Golden Iris Virus, Red Hood’s innermost desires have bubbled to the surface, and he is overcome by one thing: the desire for revenge against Batman! Elsewhen, in the Gotham of the 1800s, the Runaway and Vandal Savage continue their investigation into the mysterious illness overtaking the city. Join us for this penultimate chapter in the prequel to the action-packed game Gotham Knights.
Each issue will also offer a code for readers to redeem in the Gotham Knights game for an exclusive item. For issue #5, readers will receive a code for an exclusive skin variant for Gilded Age Bo Staff! Readers who redeem the codes for all six issues will receive a special seventh item! (Terms apply. See the FAQs at dc.com for details.)

BATMAN: THE ADVENTURES CONTINUE SEASON THREE #2
Written by ALAN BURNETT and PAUL DINI
Art and cover by KEVIN ALTIERI
Cover by NICK DERINGTON
Variant cover by DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON
Villain variant cover by BEN TEMPLESMITH
1:25 variant cover by HAYDEN SHERMAN
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 2 of 7 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/14/23
Bruce Wayne and Harley Quinn don’t have much in common, except for Cassie Kendall. Beautiful and whip-smart, she nearly changed the course of Bruce’s life when she was his high school sweetheart, and shortly thereafter became Harley’s college fling. Now, after a long time away from Gotham, Cassie has returned and immediately has her sights set back on Bruce. But when Harley learns of Cassie’s return, she is all too happy (and manic, and unpredictable) to reconnect with her old college girlfriend. As Bruce’s and Harley’s paths cross, it becomes clear that all is not as it seems with Cassie Kendall…

BATMAN: THE AUDIO ADVENTURES #6
Written by DENNIS McNICHOLAS
Art by ANTHONY MARQUES and J. BONE
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
Variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 6 of 7 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/28/23
As Haly’s Circus reopens, Gotham City is in chaos! Batman’s investigations reveal that monster serum has been leaking all throughout the city and the trail leads back to none other than Killer Croc! Meanwhile, Robin finds himself face-to-face with Scarecrow!

BLACK ADAM #8
Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST
Art by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
Cover by IRVIN RODRIGUEZ
Variant cover by TIAGO DA SILVA
Variant cover by CHRIS VISIONS
1:25 variant cover by ALEXANDER LOZANO
Black History Month variant cover by TBD
$3.99 | 32 pages | 8 of 12 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/21/23
RISE! A new chapter begins in the 24th century B.C. with Teth-Adam—Egypt’s original, cheerful, and noble champion of Shazam—facing his greatest challenge in the person of his former enslaver, now sorcerously enhanced to become Ibac the Invincible! Mighty Adam’s heroic defense of Egypt is compromised by the dark secret he harbors. Meanwhile, in the present day, Black Adam saves a crippled jetliner from crashing into the Middle East’s most controversial city, sparking unrest at home in Kahndaq!

BLUE BEETLE: GRADUATION DAY #4
Written by JOSH TRUJILLO
Art and cover by ADRIÁN GUTIÉRREZ
Variant cover by SERG ACUÑA
1:25 variant cover by RICARDO LÓPEZ ORTIZ
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/28/23
Paco and Brenda are visiting Palmera City, but they aren’t alone. Jaime’s new foe, Fadeaway, comes seeking the Blue Beetle’s help! It’s time for a good old-fashioned heist! Their target? Kord Industries!

CATWOMAN #52
Written by TINI HOWARD
Art by SAMI BASRI
Cover by DAVID NAKAYAMA
Variant cover by JOSHUA “SWAY” SWABY
Variant cover by SWEENEY BOO
1:25 variant cover by NICO LEON
1:50 foil variant cover by JOSHUA “SWAY” SWABY
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/21/23
Looks like cat is the new black in Gotham jail as Selina quickly finds herself clawing her way up as the queen cat behind bars by making friends with all the wrong types (which are of course also exactly her types). Meanwhile, Eiko Hasigawa continues to prowl the Gotham streets as the Catwoman keeping the mob bosses in check, with a little help from…Tomcat.

DANGER STREET #3
Written by TOM KING
Art and cover by JORGE FORNÉS
Variant cover by RAMONA FRADON and EVAN “DOC” SHANER
$4.99 US | 40 pages | 3 of 12 | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/14/23
The repercussions of Atlas the Great’s death play out worlds away as two old enemies become allies in the fight to save the Multiverse. Meanwhile, Lady Cop continues her search for Good Looks’ killer, the disgraced hero Starman. Little does she know, the fugitive is on his way to the City of Angels to make a deal with the devil. Will his sacrifice be enough to set things right?

DC HORROR PRESENTS: SGT. ROCK VS. THE ARMY OF THE DEAD #6
Written by BRUCE CAMPBELL
Art by EDUARDO RISSO
Cover by GARY FRANK
Variant cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
1:25 variant cover by ELIZABETH TORQUE
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 6 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 2/28/23
Stand at attention, cadet! Easy Company’s blasted their way through the undead all across Berlin—but don’t get cocky now, soldier, because your platoon’s just come face-to-face with something far more horrifying than zombies: Sgt. Rock has fallen in battle. Could it be that Easy Company will be sending their fearless leader home in a flag-draped coffin? Check out this fear-soaked finale to find out!