Thursday, February 14, 2013

DC Comics May 2013 solicitations

Highlights from DC Comics' May offerings. Click links to order discounted items from Amazon.


Crisis on Multiple Earths Vol. 6

Written by GERRY CONWAY and ROY THOMAS
Art by GEORGE PEREZ, DON HECK and others
Cover by GEORGE PEREZ and MIKE DeCARLO
RESOLICIT • On sale JUNE 5 • 208 pg, FC, $19.99 US
The JLA meet the JSA as the teams face Gorilla Grodd and the Secret Society of Super-Villains, then battle the Crime Syndicate and the Crime Champions of Earth-1. This new title collects JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #195-197 and 207-209, plus ALL-STAR SQUADRON #14-15.



Tales of the Batman: Archie Goodwin

Written by ARCHIE GOODWIN and JAMES ROBINSON
Art by WALTER SIMONSON, ALEX TOTH, SCOTT HAMPTON, GENE HA and others
Cover by JIM APARO
RESOLICIT • On sale JULY 17 • 480 pg, FC, $39.99 US
These tales from legendary writer Archie Goodwin include the entire Manhunter saga. Collecting DETECTIVE COMICS #437-443, DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #3, SHOWCASE ‘95 #11, LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #132-136, BATMAN: NIGHT CRIES and stories from BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #1 and 4.



The Animal Man Omnibus

Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by CHAS TRUOG, DOUG HAZLEWOOD, TOM GRUMMETT, PARIS CULLINS and others
Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
On sale JULY 31 • 712 pg,

Grant Morrison’s epic run on ANIMAL MAN collected in one massive hardcover for the first time, including issues #1-26 and a tale from SECRET ORIGINS #39.
Buddy Baker is more than just a second rate Super Hero—he’s also a family man and animal rights activist. Now, as he tries to jump-start his crimefighting career, he experiences visions of aliens, people transforming into strange pencil-like drawings, and hints of a terrible crisis lurking around the edges of reality. And as his odyssey of self-discovery gives way to spiritual enlightenment as well as the depths of despair, Buddy meets his maker: a writer named Grant Morrison.

  
THE PROMETHEA OMNIBUS HC
Written by ALAN MOORE
Art by J.H. WILLIAMS III, MICK GRAY and CHARLES VESS
Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
Advance solicited • On sale SEPTEMBER 25
496 pg, The entire 32-issue run of PROMETHEA is collected in a single, extraordinary hardcover volume that spotlights the amazing artwork of J.H. Williams III, with each two-page spread in the series presented on single pages of this horizontally formatted collection!
Don’t miss this new collection of Alan Moore’s entrancing occult masterpiece, collecting the magical adventures of Sophie Bangs, an ordinary college student in a weirdly futuristic New York, whose life will be changed by her research into the mythical warrior woman known as Promethea!

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