The new era of X-Men books continues this April with Children of the Atom, a new ongoing series from writer Vita Ayala and artist Bernard Chang!This thrilling new team book will debut a new squad of superheroes that will turn the X-Men’s world upside down and you can get your first glance at these new young heroes in R.B. Silva’s stunning cover below! Further details surrounding the cast remain a mystery but it’s no secret that these teens have been inspired by your favorite X-Men. But don’t let their admiration fool you, their adventures will be far different and you won’t believe the twists and turns that await you from the very first issue!
Just who are these new kids?
Written by Ayal, with art by Chang, the first issue’s cover is by R.B. Silva with color by Jesus Aburtov.
(W) Adam Glass (A/CA) Bernard Chang In Shops: Jan 15, 2020 SRP: $3.99
The Other’s identity has been revealed… and it’s someone very close to Damian! Now that he understands the Other’s mission, will Damian be tempted to join him? How will the rest of the team react to Roundhouse’s rescue attempt after he so cruelly betrayed them? And will Djinn ever escape her ring?
(W) Adam Glass, Bernard Chang (A) Scott Hanna (A/CA) Bernard Chang In Shops: Dec 18, 2019 SRP: $3.99
The identity of the Other is revealed at last! But what plans do they have for the Teen Titans? And what will happen to Crush now that she’s fully under Lobo’s control? Answers to all this and more inside a special story over a year in the making!
(W) Adam Glass (A) Bernard Chang (CA) Dan Mora In Shops: Nov 20, 2019 SRP: $3.99
Like father, like daughter! Apex Lex has given Lobo the power to control Crush, and together they’re going to take down the Teen Titans! Try as she might, Crush struggles to resist Lobo’s influence… but to her horror, she starts to enjoy the madness! And finally, after all this time, it’s time to meet… the Other!
(W) Adam Glass (A/CA) Bernard Chang In Shops: Oct 16, 2019 SRP: $3.99
The Teen Titans’ traitor is finally revealed as all their scheming finally comes to a head! How will the team deal with the betrayal, and to what end are the traitor’s plans? Worse, will the previously secret Teen Titans team finally be exposed to the world? This house of cards is about to come crashing down…and one of the Teen Titans will pay the ultimate price!
(W) Adam Glass (A) Bernard Chang (CA) Francis Manapul In Shops: Sep 18, 2019 SRP: $3.99
Who is crazy enough to steal a djinn’s ring? We’ll do you one better: How much damage can you do with a stolen djinn ring? Robin and the Teen Titans hunt the thief of magic…but are they looking in the wrong place? The Year of the Villain strikes close to home-a major turning point in the Titans status quo starts here!
(W) Adam Glass (A) Sean Chen (CA) Bernard Chang In Shops: Aug 21, 2019 SRP: $3.99
In the wake of the Terminus Agenda and Crush’s first encounter with Lobo, the Teen Titans begin again at Mercy Hall with a new mission and a new lease on life. But just when they catch their first break in ages in their hunt for the Other, Robin confirms that the person who let his prisoners escape…was one of his teammates. As Robin’s hunt for the mole begins, Lobo accepts a gift from Lex Luthor…and an unholy alliance is born!
(W) Adam Glass (A) Bernard Chang (CA) Alex Garner In Shops: Jul 17, 2019 SRP: $4.99
Lobo’s back-and he’s got his daughter, Crush, dead to rights! At least she can ask him about the identity of her mother, right? And as the Teen Titans square off against the Main Man, an enemy more sadistic than any they’ve ever faced before, questions about the team’s future are still hanging in the balance-that is, if they have any future at all! Plus, Lobo wants a daughter he can be proud of. Crush wants nothing to do with her father. Lex Luthor is about to ruin Crush’s life.
(W) Adam Glass (A/CA) Bernard Chang RATED T In Shops: Jun 19, 2019 SRP: $3.99
Lobo brought Crush into this world…and now he’s gonna take her out! But the timing couldn’t be worse for the Teen Titans, with Damian’s secret prison exposed to the rest of the team, not to mention Deathstroke’s death looming over them-can the team put their drama aside to help Crush battle her deadbeat dad? Or will Lobo be the final nail in the coffin for the newest Teen Titans?
In 2019 it’s good to be bad for the villains of the DC Universe. “Dark Gifts” is the featured theme for August, as the vilest villains in the DC Universe take up Lex Luthor’s offer to be the ultimate versions of themselves, destroying their arch-foes—DC’s greatest heroes—in the process. Fans will see immediate evidence of just how much trouble DC’s heroes are in with a series of covers featuring “battle-damaged” versions of their logos.
From Action Comics to Wonder Woman, these covers, combined with the distinctive “Year of the Villain” cover banner, provide a significant visual cue to the epic struggles within each issue, struggles that the heroes may not be able to overcome. As the Year of the Villain continues to escalate throughout September and beyond, the cover logos will sustain increased damage, leading to a line-wide villain takeover in November. Fans should be sure to check out the following titles when they hit shelves in August:
ACTION COMICS #1014 – Cover by Brandon Peterson (on sale August 28)
AQUAMAN #51 – Cover by Robson Rocha and Jason Paz (on sale August 21)
BATGIRL #38 – Cover by Carmine Di Giandomenico (on sale August 28)
BATMAN #76 – Cover by Tony S. Daniel (on sale August 7)
BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #4 – Cover by Tyler Kirkham (on sale August 14)
CATWOMAN #14 – Cover by Joëlle Jones (on sale August 14)
DEATHSTROKE #46 – Cover by Carlo Pagulayan and Norm Rapmund (on sale August 7)
DETECTIVE COMICS #1009 – Cover by Doug Mahnke (on sale August 14)
THE FLASH #76 – Cover by Rafa Sandoval and Jordi Tarragona (on sale August 14)
HARLEY QUINN #64 – Cover by Guillem March (on sale August 7)
HAWKMAN #15 – Cover by Pat Olliffe and Tom Palmer (on sale August 14)
JUSTICE LEAGUE #29 – Cover by Francis Manapul (on sale August 7)
JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #14 – Cover by Guillem March (on sale August 28)
JUSTICE LEAGUE ODYSSEY #12 – Cover by Will Conrad (on sale August 14)
NIGHTWING #63 – Cover by Bruno Redondo (on sale August 21)
RED HOOD: OUTLAW #37 – Cover by Kenneth Rocafort (on sale August 28)
SUPERGIRL #33 – Cover by Eduardo Pansica (on sale August 14)
SUPERMAN #14 – Cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado (on sale August 14)
TEEN TITANS #33 – Cover by Bernard Chang (on sale August 21)
THE TERRIFICS #19 – Cover by Dan Mora (on sale August 28)
WONDER WOMAN #76 – Cover by Jesus Merino (on sale August 14)
Continuing from July, August will also feature more of the card stock variant covers. These variants are priced at one dollar more than their battle-damaged standard counterparts and feature artwork by some of comics’ top cover artists, including Stanley “Artgerm” Lau, Joshua Middleton, Gabriele Dell’Otto, Yasmine Putri, and others.