BEYOND DC April 2013 Solicitations

INJUST_Cv4

AME-COMI GIRLS #2interior board Digital_2

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art and cover by EDUARDO FRANCISCO

On sale APRIL 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• All-new digital adventures in print for the first time!

• The battle continues as Power Girl fights Brainiac at the Earth’s core for the planet’s survival.

• On Brainiac’s ship, an unlikely team of heroines and villains come together to do their part.

• Will Batgirl and Robin help save the world, only to be grounded by their parents?

 

ARROW #6ARROW_Cv6

Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM and ANDREW KREISBERG

Art by MIKE GRELL, XERMANICO, SERGIO SANDOVAL and POL GAS

Cover by DAN PANOSIAN

On sale APRIL 24 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• All-new digital adventures in print for the first time, inspired by the hit TV series!

• In an attempt to take down a Venezuelan drug cartel, Oliver gives one of its members a chance at redemption!

• While attending a football game, Oliver encounters a deranged madman threatening to destroy the entire stadium! Can the Arrow take him down without revealing his identity?

• A case from Detective Lance’s past leads him down a dangerous road for the first time...

 

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #15BMBU_Cv15

Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL and DEREK FRIDOLFS

Art by NORM BREYFOGLE, HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY and BEN CALDWELL

Cover by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY

On sale APRIL 17 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• All-new digital adventures in print for the first time!

• Superman’s resolve is tested as the Trillian civil war reaches its climax!

• The Justice League attempts to uncover the truth about the mysterious “Brain Trust!”

• After the shocking revelations in the last issue, a brand-new threat emerges for Batman!

 

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #13BAUnhinged_13

Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS

Art and cover by ERIC NGUYEN

On sale APRIL 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• All-new digital adventures in print for the first time!

• All-new tales based on the hit videogame Batman: Arkham City!

• See Black Mask captured behind the walls of Arkham City...with some of his least favorite fellow convicts!

• In the epic gang war between The Joker and The Penguin, which side will Black Mask choose?

 

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #7LOTDK_7

Written by JOE HARRIS

Art and cover by JASON MASTERS

On sale APRIL 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• All-new digital adventures in print for the first time!

• In “Haunted Arkham,” something has been stirring up the inmates at Arkham, especially Maxie Zeus!

• Something wicked this way comes, and it’s trying to communicate with The Dark Knight.

 

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #12SMVLS11_Cv12

Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER

Art by JORGE JIMENEZ

Cover by SCOTT KOLINS

On sale APRIL 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• All-new digital adventures in print for the first time!

• The shocking conclusion to “Haunted.”

• Superman and Impulse face off against the Black Flash in Las Vegas!

• Meanwhile, events move into crisis mode on Earth 2...

 

JSA LIBERTY FILES: THE WHISTLING SKULL #5JSALFWS_Cv5

Written by B. CLAY MOORE

Art and cover by TONY HARRIS

On sale APRIL 17 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T

• The Whistling Skull’s in a bit of a jam at Der Karneval!

• Can Nigel overcome his snake phobia in time to help him?

• These horrifying products of Nazi experimentation, however, refuse to go down without a fight.

• And in Japan, more is revealed about the fate of the previous Skull!

 

BATMAN: LI’L GOTHAM #1BM_Lil_Gotham_01

Written by DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS

Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS

Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN

1:10 Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

On sale APRIL 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

• The first time in print for this hit all-ages digital first series!

• First, Robin needs Batman’s help to learn the true meaning of Halloween. Then, on Thanksgiving, Batman and Robin join the families of Gotham City around the table for a holiday feast—and birds of a feather flock together to stage a march against the city...led by The Penguin!

 

SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #12SM_FA12

Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO

Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR

On sale APRIL 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • FINAL ISSUE

• Because you demanded it! The return of the lunch lady! Er, we mean, the return of DARKSEID!

• Has he returned for good—or evil? Is he going to make us pancakes?

• When the Super Family leaps into action, will they be trapped in Apokolips?!

 

MAD MAGAZINE #521

Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS

On sale APRIL 24 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US

April’s here, and that means it’s time for a new issue of MAD! Hey, it’s more fun than doing your tax returns, right?

 

LOONEY TUNES #212LT cover 212

Written by SHOLLY FISCH

Art and cover by ROBERT POPE and SCOTT McRAE

On sale APRIL 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

• Bugs Bunny makes a wrong turn at Albuquerque and ends up in Rocky and Mugsy’s jail cell!

• Can Bugs be their way out? Or will they realize there’s no place like home?

 

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #32SD_32

Written by SHOLLY FISCH

Art by SCOTT NEELY

Cover by SCOTT GROSS

On sale APRIL 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

• Famed movie director Albert Hatchplot is being haunted by the greatest menaces from his most famous movies!

• Can Scooby and the gang survive the crazed birds and killer crop dusters long enough to discover the truth?

 

HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #1HE-MAN_MOTU_Cv1

Written by KEITH GIFFEN

Art by POP MHAN

Cover by ED BENES

1:25 Variant cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON

On sale APRIL 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

• First exciting issue of the new, ongoing adventures of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe!

• While the Masters of the Universe mourn the loss of a fallen friend, Hordak infiltrates Eternia!

• Featuring the return of She-Ra! Now known as Despara, the most lethal weapon in Hordak’s army, she returns to Eternia as He-Man’s newest enemy!

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #4INJUST_Cv4

Written by TOM TAYLOR

Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK and MIKE S. MILLER

Cover by MICO SUAYAN

On sale APRIL 24 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• All-new digital adventures in print for the first time!

• Based on the upcoming DC fighting game from NetherRealm Studios, creators of Mortal Kombat!

• Superman discovers that not every nation on Earth is willing to fall in line with the new world order!

• A team of the world’s most powerful Super Heroes unites to confront an old ally.

 

INSURGENT #4Insurgent_4

Written by F.J. DeSANTO and TODD FARMER

Art and cover by FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO

On sale APRIL 3 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• John Ravane leads his elite commandos into the heart of occupied Manhattan to rescue the most powerful leaders on Earth from the clutches of the Insurgents while also trying to locate the deadly Tenth Plague device before it detonates.

• After Ravane learns where the U.S. government is holding his daughter, can Cindy keep the mission AND Ravane from going off the rails before New York City is lost forever to the Insurgents?

• As the Insurgent Leader secretly tries to negotiate with President Chong for peace, loyalties are questioned, lives are lost, and action abounds in this original miniseries!


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