The new issue of DC Comics Preview catalog DC Connect has arrived! Here is our breakdown of the new comics series to jump on, plus what collected editions are arriving from December 2022! You can find the rest of our Previews Picks for other Comics & Manga, as well as Marvel Comics future releases over on the blog!
Two dark heroes, cursed by tragedy, find their paths again crossing… but not by choice! What sinister foe is at work, pitting the Dark Knight against the Hellspawn?
From the shadows of Gotham City to New York City, this epic event is the blockbuster you’ve been waiting almost two decades for!
BATMAN - ONE BAD DAY: CATWOMAN #1
Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Catwoman, is the greatest thief that Gotham City has ever seen. She’s effortlessly stolen countless items of immense value over the years and successfully evaded the GCPD and Batman. But when Catwoman finds out an item from her past is being sold for way more than it used to be worth, it sends Catwoman into a spiral, and she’ll do everything in her power to steal it back. Batman tries to stop her before she goes too far, and a mysterious figure known as the Forger will change Catwoman’s life forever. The all-star creative team of G. WILLOW WILSON (Poison Ivy, Ms. Marvel) and JAMIE McKELVIE (The Wicked & The Divine, Young Avengers) unite for this epic story!
DARK CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #7
The Great Darkness is defeated, but the final war has only just begun between the remaining heroes and Deathstroke’s Dark Army! Who will be left standing? The Justice League and the infinite Earths have returned, but at what cost?
Do not miss the shocking conclusion that launches the DCU into 2023!
DANGER STREET #1
Joining the Justice League is a goal for any superhero, but what happens when a quest for membership takes a sinister turn? Join Starman, Metamorpho, and Warlord as they look to prove themselves worthy by summoning and defeating Darkseid in battle. Soon they’ll learn that calling upon a New God never ends well, and their world is headed for a crisis as a result!
The journey to save the day will be a treacherous one filled with princesses, knights, and all kinds of monsters. Each person the heroes encounter plays a crucial role in this sprawling yet gripping narrative that is a little bit silly, a whole lot dark, and completely cool. Expect the unexpected with a supporting cast featuring Manhunter, Lady Copy, the Green Team, and the Creeper!
Inspired by the heroes and villains of 1st Issue Special, Tom King and Jorge Fornés (Rorschach) return for an unforgettable maxiseries that reimagines these characters and their stories. A multi-character, multilayered crime drama starring some of DC’s most obscure creations. No one will see it coming, but everyone will want to see where it goes!
THE SANDMAN UNIVERSE: DEAD BOY DETECTIVES #1
The Sandman Universe grows as two of its most beloved characters return to the spotlight! Charles Rowland and Edwin Paine have been detectives for decades—and dead best friends even longer. But their investigation into a Thai American girl’s disappearance from her Los Angeles home puts them on a collision course with new and terrifying ghosts that could give even a dead boy nightmares—including a bloodthirsty krasue. Even scarier than the ghosts? Though neither wants to admit it, the boys might be growing apart. And perilously close by to the boys’ adventure, Thessaly the witch finds herself held hostage by dangerous magics—both a threat to her life and an insult to her ego that simply will not go unanswered… Eisner Award-winning writer Pornsak Pichetshote (The Good Asian, Infidel) is joined by celebrated artist Jeff Stokely to take the Dead Boys to the scariest place of all: the heart of Hollywood!
TALES FROM EARTH-6: A CELEBRATION OF STAN LEE #1
Over 20 years ago, Stan Lee reimagined the entire DC Universe. A criminal turned nocturnal warrior for justice, a champion from the Brazilian Amazon, an intergalactic lawman, and more sprang to existence from Stan’s mind with the help of Michael Uslan. To celebrate the legendary comic book icon’s 100th birthday, dive into 10 new adventures featuring his version of the DC Universe! Batman faces down a villainous new threat, the Choker! Green Lantern digs deep when Nekron arrives to consume the World Tree! The Justice League teams up with a familiar face in order to save the day! Shazam ventures into a top-secret facility to face off against a mind-blowing (and brain-burgling) enemy! The Flash uses her time-bending speed abilities to attempt to reverse the tragedies of her past, but may rob herself of her powers in the process! Chaos ensues when Wonder Woman becomes the editor of the National Exposer!
Graphic Novels & Collected Editions
BATMAN BEYOND: NEO-YEAR TP
Neo-Gotham is alive and has killed Bruce Wayne. It’s rejected Terry McGinnis as Batman and offered him the chance to escape. Terry turned it down—he is the city’s protector, and he will uphold the legacy of Batman. Now Neo-Gotham will do everything in its power to destroy Terry, including creating brand-new villains to fight him. Terry’s first year without Bruce Wayne begins…does he have a fighting chance? From the rising-star creative team of Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing (Kang the Conqueror) and Max Dunbar (Batman: Urban Legends, Robin), a new future for Batman Beyond has begun!
AQUAMAN: ANDROMEDA HC
Deep in the Pacific Ocean sits Point Nemo: the spaceship graveyard. Nations of the world have long sent their crafts there on splashdown, to sink beneath the seas. But there is something…else at Point Nemo. A structure never made by human hands. And that structure seems to be…waking up. The crew of the submarine Andromeda have been chosen to investigate, but the mystery at the bottom of the sea has also attracted Black Manta. And anything that attracts Black Manta attracts his lifelong foe, the Aquaman! But heaven help them all when the doors of the mystery at Point Nemo swing wide to admit them in…
MONKEY PRINCE VOL. 1: ENTER THE MONKEY HC
Introducing the newest hero in the DCU, the great sage, equal to the heavens, better than his predecessor the legendary Monkey King, even better than the Justice League and definitely the Teen Titans (actually, all the heroes combined), everyone put your hands together for… the Monkey Prince!
Marcus Sun moves around a lot because his adoptive parents are freelance henchpeople. This month he finds himself as the new kid at Gotham City High School, where a mysterious man with pig features asks Marcus to walk through a water curtain to reveal himself as who Marcus really is: someone who has adventured through the Journey to the West, can transform into 72 different formations, can clone himself using his hairs, and is called… the Monkey Prince!
BLACK ADAM - THE JUSTICE SOCIETY CASE FILES TP
Discover the heroes of the Justice Society in these four thrilling adventures. Join Hawkman as he battles a vengeful ghost, Cyclone as she faces monsters and crooked cops on the streets of her hometown, Atom Smasher as he strives to be the hero his uncle knows he could be, and Doctor Fate as he experiences a terrible vision of the future and a demon from his worst nightmare. Four champions with one destiny. Individually they are heroes. Together they will face Black Adam. Plus, delve more into the early days of Teth-Adam and the country of Kahndaq.
Collects Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Hawkman #1, Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Cyclone #1, Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Atom Smasher #1, and Black Adam – The Justice Society Files: Dr. Fate #1.
AQUAMAN: 80 YEARS OF THE KING OF THE SEVEN SEAS THE DELUXE EDITION HC
Celebrate Aquaman’s comic book debut in the pages of More Fun Comics #73 with this deluxe volume of iconic stories selected from eight decades of high-seas adventures. Featuring over 400 pages of classic and modern tales such as “Aquaman Joins the Navy,” “The Legend of Aquaman,” and “The Trench”—plus historical commentary from former Aquaman writers and editors Mark Waid, Paul Kupperberg, Robert Greenberger, and Paul Levitz—this edition is the perfect companion piece to the upcoming motion picture Aquaman and the Lost Kingdom!
ABSOLUTE BATMAN: THREE JOKERS HC
Batman doesn’t understand how or why, but the fact is certain: the man he has spent a lifetime chasing isn’t one man at all. There are three Jokers. Now that he knows the unbelievable truth, Bruce needs real answers. Joined by Barbara Gordon and Jason Todd, two former victims of The Joker’s brutality, the Dark Knight is finally on a path to defeat the madman once and for all. Every last one of him. Geoff Johns (Doomsday Clock, Batman: Earth One) and Jason Fabok (Justice League: The Darkseid War) reunite to present one of the most overwhelming comics events in years. Collects Batman: Three Jokers issues #1-3 in the stunning Absolute Edition format.
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