DC Comics June 2020 release schedule went live today, and the publisher is sticking with Tuesdays for new books for another month.

The entire DC Comics June 2020 schedule can be found below, and it contains flagship books for DC, such as Batman #92, the big summer event Dark Nights: Metal #1, and the YA release Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed. What is, however, perhaps more intriguing for watchers of the industry is that DC Comics is continuing to schedule its new products for release on Tuesdays.

This, of course, is a major shift from the normal Wednesday release that has defined the direct market at least as long as I can remember. This shift to Tuesdays is part of a chain reaction set off by the outbreak of COVID-19. To recap: at the end of March, the lone North American distributor for the comics direct market essentially shut down, throwing the timeline for new releases into chaos. DC Comics was the first major publisher to get new physical releases scheduled again, doing so by going outside of Diamond to a pair of alternate distributors. They started trickling new books out the last Tuesday in April, throughout May, and now its continuing into June.

The publisher has not definitively stated in public that Tuesday would be its new day of release moving forward, but at this point — with most of the industry returning to Diamond and Wednesday releases — one has to wonder.

Meanwhile, questions also remain about whether local comic book stores are open and operating, given large segments of the U.S. population remain under shelter-in-place orders to safely stem the curve of the virus. To that end, DC Comics has created a comic shop tracker to identify stores currently open and selling its releases. DC Comics May 2020 release schedule can be found here.

Check out the full DC Comics June 2020 release schedule below, followed by a handful of cover images coming out next month:

Tuesday, June 2:

New Comic Books:

Action Comics #1022

Batman/Superman #9

Birds of Prey #1

Catwoman #22

Catwoman 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1

Detective Comics #1022

Event Leviathan: Checkmate #1

Far Sector #6

John Constantine: Hellblazer #6

Justice League Dark #22

The Last God Sourcebook: Tales from the Book of Ages #1

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? #104

Shazam! #12

Swamp Thing Giant #4

Wonder Woman #756

New Original Graphic Novels/Collected Editions:

Wonder Woman: Tempest Tossed (OGN)

Absolute Fourth World by Jack Kirby Vol. 1

DC Goes to War

Martian Manhunter: Identity

The Joker: 80 Years of The Clown Prince of Crime

The Terrifics Vol. 3: The God Game

Wonder Woman Vol. 1: The Just War

Young Justice Vol. 2: Lost in the Multiverse

Tuesday, June 9

New Comic Books:

Amethyst #3

Batman #92

Batman Secret Files #3

Batman: The Adventures Continue #1

The Batman’s Grave #7

DC Classics: The Batman Adventures #1

Doom Patrol: Weight of the Worlds #7

The Flash #755

Harley Quinn #73

The Joker 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1

Justice League #46

Justice League Odyssey #21

Legion of Super-Heroes #6

Lois Lane #11

Nightwing #71

Superman Giant #3

New Original Graphic Novels/Collected Editions:

You Brought Me the Ocean (OGN)

DC Poster Portfolio: Stanley “Artgerm” Lau Vol. 2

DC Comics: The Astonishing Art of Amanda Conner

Dial H for Hero Vol. 2: New Heroes of Metropolis

Year of the Villain: Hell Arisen

Tuesday, June 16

New Comic Books:

Aquaman Giant #4

Batman & the Outsiders #13

Daphne Byrne #5

Dark Nights: Death Metal #1

Detective Comics #475 Facsimile Edition

The Flash Annual #3

The Green Lantern Season Two #4

Hawkman #24

MAD Magazine #14

Metal Men #7

Nightwing Annual #3

Strange Adventures #2

Superman #22

Wonder Woman #757

Young Justice #15

New Original Graphic Novels/Collected Editions:

Catwoman Vol. 3: Friend or Foe

Batgirl Vol. 7: Oracle Rising

Doomsday Clock Part 2 Slipcase Edition

Joker: The Deluxe Edition

Super Friends: Saturday Morning Comics Vol. 1

Superman/Batman Omnibus  Vol. 1

Tuesday, June 23:

New Comic Books:

Aquaman #60

Batgirl #46

Batman #93

Batman: The Smile Killer #1

Batman Beyond #44

Books of Magic #20

The Flash #756

Green Lantern 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1

Harley Quinn & the Birds of Prey #2

John Constantine: Hellblazer #7

Justice League #47

Justice League Dark #23

The Low, Low Woods #6

Plunge #4

Red Hood: Outlaw #46

Suicide Squad #6

Superman’s Pal Jimmy Olsen #11

Teen Titans #42

New Original Graphic Novels/Collected Editions

Primer (OGN)

Year of the Villain: The Infected

Justice League Vol. 5: Justice/Doom War

Legends of the Dark Knight: Matt Wagner

Legion of Super-Heroes: The Silver Age Omnibus

Tuesday, June 30:

New Comic Books:

Batman: The Adventures Continue #2

DC Classics: The Batman Adventures #2

DCeased: Dead Planet #1

Event Leviathan: Checkmate #2

Harley Quinn #74

Justice League #48

Lois Lane #12 (series finale)

New Original Graphic Novels/Collected Editions:

Batman: Arkham Asylum (New Edition)

Infinite Crisis Omnibus Hardcover (New Edition)

Nightwing: Year One Deluxe Edition Hardcover

Red Hood: Outlaw Vol. 3: Generation Outlaw

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