4 items from 2012
It’s that time again… here are the preview materials for DC Comics releases for May 2012.
As you can see, DC is clearly getting excited about the imminent arrival of The Dark Knight Rises with new movie statues showing Anne Hathaway, Christian Bale, and Tom Hardy, the return of Grant Morrison and Chris Burnham’s Batman Incorporated and the long awaited arrival of Batman: Earth One by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank, and the Talon appearing in every single Batman book this month… and even All-Star Western?
Plus, with the return of Earth One, we also get the return of Earth Two– and the return of the World’s Finest.
Shall we get into it? Let’s!
As always, spoilers may lurk beyond this point.
Earth Two #1
Written by James Robinson
Art by Nicola Scott and Trevor Scott
Cover by Greg Capullo
1:25 Variant cover by Ivan Reis and »
- Glenn Hauman
DC Comics have released the very first look May 2012 solicitations for the Batman-themed titles and you can see the cover and issue details below. The month will mark the first major crossover event in DC’s newly rebooted ‘New 52′ universe with many of May’s issues directly relating to big events in their sister titles.
The ultra mysterious Court Owls, a centuries old secret in Gotham City, will make themselves fully known in the gigantic crossover, which will involve Batman, Batwing, Nightwing and Catwoman.
The full list of solicitations and the covers for May 2012′s titles are below. There are no less than thirteen Batman related issues below with the storyline anchored from Greg Capullo and Scott Snyder’s ‘Batman’, the ‘Night of Owls’ storyline will unfold through these weeks worth of issues, affecting the lives of Batman and his related family and crime fighting partners.
Comic geeks… Which issues will you be picking up? »
- Matt Holmes
Comic Book Resources presents a first look at the May 2012 issues for DC Comics' Batman-themed titles. This marks the first major crossover in DC's "New 52"; in many of the following issues, the Court of Owls (previously focused on in Scott Snyder's Batman) will make themselves fully known in the crossover, which will span from Batman and Batwing to Catwoman and Nightwing. Check out the full list of solicitations and covers for the following issues: All-star Western #9 Written by Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti Art by Moritat, Patrick Scherberger and Dan Green Cover by Ladronn On Sale May 23 • A tie-in to “Night Of The Owls!” • Concluding Jonah Hex’S battle with The August 7! • Discover what the Court of Owls was up to in Gotham City circa 1880! • Nighthawk and Cinnamon hunt down killers and fall in love in this issue’s backup story. Nightwing #9 Written by Kyle Higgins Art by Eddy Barrows, »
And here we are again, with all the new product coming from DC.
We have a tip of the hat to the original Justice League of America #8, the first endings from the New 52, and… oh heck, let’s just dive in, shall we?
As usual, spoilers lurk below.
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Carlos D’Anda
Backup story art by Gary Frank
1:25 Variant cover by Mike Choi
1:200 B&W Variant cover by Jim Lee
On sale April 18 • 40 pg, Fc, $3.99 Us • Rated T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 Us
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
In the five years that the Justice League has been a team, Green Arrow has never once been a member. And he intends to rectify that right here, right now! One member against his candidacy: Aquaman! »
- Glenn Hauman
4 items from 2012
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