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Preview: Batman/Catwoman Special #1

Batman/Catwoman Special #1

Written by: Tom King
Art by: Klaus Janson, Lee Bermejo, Mitch Gerads, John Paul Leon

Some great romances are destined to be. The Batman/Catwoman series shows readers the romance between Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle as it changed over their lives, but what about their connections from before they became costumed adventurers? This special one-off issue, meticulously illustrated by John Paul Leon (Batman: Creature of the Night), traces the life of Selina Kyle from her earliest days to her entry into the criminal underworld, and reveals that Bruce was actually a presence in her life all along. Whether it was fate or coincidence, this story gives even more reasons why Selina and Bruce’s connection is one of the most enduring love affairs in comics.

Batman/Catwoman Special #1

Preview: Task Force Z #4

Task Force Z #4

Written by: Matthew Rosenberg
Art by: Kieran McKeown, Eddy Barrows

There’s no way that Red Hood’s team of zombie villains would ever turn on him. I mean, that’s just math. There’s no chance at all that trying to control a team that literally has zombie Bane on it will work out badly. So just stop it, don’t even think that way…and even if that were the case, there’s no way Mr. Freeze would return to kill everyone either, right?

Task Force Z #4

Preview: DC vs. Vampires #4

DC vs. Vampires #4

Written by: Matthew Rosenberg, James Tynion IV
Art by: Otto Schmidt

Batman has confirmed who in the Justice League has been turned into a vampire…but can he make his move before the Justice League is turned against him? It’s hero versus hero in this blood-drenched chapter…with clues to who the new Vampire King might be!

DC vs. Vampires #4

Preview: Action Comics #1039

Action Comics #1039

Written by: Shawn Aldridge, Phillip Kennedy Johnson
Art by: Adriana Melo, Riccardo Federici

“The Warworld Saga, Part III.” Everything has changed. After the heart-stopping events of Action Comics #1037, Superman and the surviving members of the Authority see a side of Warworld they never knew existed. In the lower catacombs, Superman finds another survivor of the lost Phaelosian race of Krypton, a scientist turned enslaved gladiator with much to teach Superman of his new home, including how to survive…and maybe, in time, how to escape. Meanwhile, Superman’s quest to turn the hordes of Warworld against their masters begins.

Action Comics #1039

Preview: Teen Titans Academy #11

Teen Titans Academy #11

Written by: Tim Sheridan
Art by: Rafa Sandoval

Dane, a.k.a. Nevermore, came to the academy to become a hero, but circumstance and fate are leading him down a much darker path. To understand their future, the Titans must look into the complicated past of their most mysterious student-and unearth truths that may leave them with an impossible choice.

Teen Titans Academy #11

Preview: Superman ’78 #6

Superman ’78 #6

Written by: Robert Venditti
Art by: Wilfredo Torres

The final battle for Metropolis is here! Superman stands against Brainiac as he tries to save his city from being cataloged and bottled by the mechanical menace. But can Superman save his adoptive city and the bottled city of Kandor from Brainiac’s clutches, or will he be forced to make the impossible choice?

Superman '78 #6

Preview: Superman & Robin Special #1

Superman & Robin Special #1

Written by: Peter J. Tomasi
Art by: Viktor Bogdanovic

As the Super Sons, Jon Kent and Damian Wayne put evil to bed…past its bedtime. But a new day has dawned, and Jon Kent is now the Superman of Metropolis—all grown up and fighting for truth, justice, and the kinds of grown-up things that Superboy was only beginning to understand as a child. Now a ghost from Jon’s past has reared its head, and to battle this evil, he’ll need to reunite with Robin for one last mission into the heart of darkness. This time they’ll be battling not as Super Sons, but as Superman and Robin! This thrilling adventure is written by acclaimed Super Sons scribe Peter J. Tomasi!

Superman & Robin Special #1

Preview: Peacemaker: Disturbing the Peace #1

Peacemaker: Disturbing the Peace #1

Written by: Garth Ennis
Art by: Garry Brown

The breakout character from The Suicide Squad gets his own tale of peace timed to the HBO Max TV show!

Long before joining the Suicide Squad, Christopher Smith, code name Peacemaker, meets with a psychiatrist—a woman dangerously obsessed with his bizarre and violent past. From his tragic childhood to his military service overseas to his multiple missions with Special Forces, Smith has more than his share of skeletons in the closet. But who’s actually analyzing whom? And will this trip down memory lane result in yet more fatalities?

Garth Ennis and Garry Brown delve deep into Christopher Smith’s history of violence, and reveal what might bring peace—or not—to the Peacemaker.

Peacemaker: Disturbing the Peace #1

Are you on The Naughty List? Find out in April

THE NAUGHTY LIST #1

Writer: Nick Santora 
Artist: Lee Ferguson 
Colorist: Pippa Bowland 
Letterer:  Simon Bowland 
Cover: Francesco Francavilla 
Incentive: Lee Ferguson
$4.99 / 32 pages / Color / 4.27.2022

I had a family once. A wife who loved me…a child we loved together. That’s all gone now, been gone for hundreds of years. All because of that damn star. My name? It depends on where you live. Some call me Kris Kringle, others Papa Noël, but my real name is Nicholas Sinterklass, and this is the story of what happens when you steal my Naughty List.  

Up on the housetop CLICK, CLICK, CLICK! Down through the chimney with old Saint Nick! 

From the mind of Nick Santora (Jack ReacherThe Sopranos, Law & Order, The Fugitive and Prison Break) and illustrated by Lee Ferguson (SYMPATHY FOR NO DEVILS, Sam and his Talking Gun) comes the Santa Claus origin story we’re sure you’ve never heard before.

The Naughty List #1

Nightwing and Superman Team-up in a Crossover in February

Years ago, when Robin took his first uncertain steps away from Batman as his own hero, Superman stepped in and offered Dick Grayson crucial advice, support, and a name: Nightwing. Now it’s time for Nightwing to return the favor! Nightwing #89 (2/15) and Superman: Son of Kal-El #9 (3/8) will cross over in a two-part story by Tom Taylor, Bruno Redondo, Adriano Lucas, and Wes Abbot!

But before Nightwing and Superman team-up in current continuity, fans will get sneak peek into their past! Below, take a look into a flashback scene with Dick Grayson and Jon Kent… plus Batman and Superman! This is a World’s Finest Dads (and a World’s Finest Sons) moment!

Nightwing #89, written by Tom Taylor with art and cover by Bruno Redondo, color by Adriano Lucas, lettering by Wes Abbott, featuring a card stock variant cover by Jamal Campbell and a 1:25 incentive variant by Bengal, arrives in comic book stores and participating digital retailers on Tuesday, February 15.

The Superman/Nightwing crossover will be concluded in Superman: Son of Kal-El #9 on sale March 8. Nightwing promised Clark Kent that while he’s off-planet, he would look after Clark’s son, Jon, as he tries to fill his father’s shoes as Superman. But with someone out there murdering superpowered people, is Nightwing in over his head?

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