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BRIGHTEST DAY #1-2

Issue #1 on sale MAY 5 •Issue #2 on sale MAY 19 • 40 pg (#1), 32 pg (#2), FC, $2.99 US

Written by GEOFF JOHNS & PETER J. TOMASI • Art by IVAN REIS, PATRICK GLEASON, ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK & JOE PRADO • Covers by DAVID FINCH • Issue #1 1:50 variant cover by IVAN REIS & OCLAIR ALBERT •Issue #2 1:25 variant cover by IVAN REIS & OCLAIR ALBERT

BRIGHTEST DAY continues, but in ways you can’t possibly expect! What does BRIGHTEST DAY mean to the DC Universe? Is everything from here on out going to be bright and shiny? No, BRIGHTEST DAY means something else entirely, something we can’t tell you...yet. But we can tell you our heroes will need to rise up more than ever to combat the forces of evil, and a select few will uncover a secret that binds them ALL. It all begins in the specially priced issue #1!

 

 

DC UNIVERSE LEGACIES #1

On sale MAY 19 • 1 of 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by LEN WEIN • Art by ANDY KUBERT, JOE KUBERT & J.G. JONES • Cover by ANDY KUBERT & JOE KUBERT •1:25 variant cover by J.G. JONES

It starts here! DC Comics proudly presents a ten-part history of the DC Universe spanning five generations of heroes from the dawn of the Mystery Men to present day. In this first exciting issue, the Second World War rages on, giving birth to a new breed of hero. Caped and masked urban myths become legends as they emerge from the shadows to earn their place in history. Meanwhile, explore the bizarre new heroes Dr. Fate and The Spectre and learn whether their powers are real…or imagined.
Join renowned writer Len Wein (SWAMP THING, Incredible Hulk), legendary artist Joe Kubert (SGT. ROCK), his son, the fan-favorite Andy Kubert (BATMAN, X-Men) and J.G. Jones (FINAL CRISIS, 52) as they unearth the DCU’s epic history in this event you won’t want to miss!

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #39

On sale MAY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by JESUS MERINO & JESSE DELPERDANG
Cover by JESUS MERINO

Mr. Terrific gathers the ragged remains of the Justice Society in a last-ditch attack on the Fourth Reich, and their power-negating Darkness Engine. If they fail this time, there’s no coming back from the devastation!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JSA ALL-STARS #6

On sale MAY 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by MATTHEW STURGES
Co-feature written by JEN VAN METER
Art and cover by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II
Co-feature art by TRAVIS MOORE & DAN GREEN

“Constellations” concludes as King Chimera makes his desperate move to save the rest of the All-Stars from the grips of the Subtle Realms! But has time run out for Star Girl and her new–found suitor? And in the co-feature, Liberty Belle and Hourman split up from Tigress and Icicle as the hunt for the Staff of Life intensifies on the deadly island of Santa Isabel!

POWER GIRL #12

On sale MAY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY
Art and cover by AMANDA CONNER

All the pieces of the puzzle come together as Power Girl faces friend and foe in the no-holds-barred climax of the Ultra-Humanite’s mad grab for control of Earth!

 

 

 

 

 

 

MAGOG #9

On sale MAY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by TOM DERENICK & RODNEY RAMOS
Cover by HOWARD PORTER & JOHN DELL

It’s Magog versus The Shield when Killer App takes hold! But why are the Planeteers keeping their distance from Magog as well?

 

 

 

 

 

THE FLASH #2

On sale MAY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS • Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL • 1:10 variant cover by RYAN SOOK

BRIGHTEST DAY shines its light on the continuing saga of Barry Allen – The Fastest Man Alive! The Flash continues his investigation into the “Dastardly Death of the Rogues” as the case takes a dramatic turn and Barry corners a suspect...and can’t believe who it is!

 

 

GREEN LANTERN #54

On sale MAY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by GEOFF JOHNS • Art by DOUG MAHNKE & CHRISTIAN ALAMY
Cover by SHANE DAVIS & SANDRA HOPE

BRIGHTEST DAY shines its light on the “New Guardians” who have been forced to make Earth their new home! Why? You’ll have to read it to believe it. While Hal is forced to deal with Larfleeze and his newfound appreciation for Earth culture, Sinestro uncovers the mystery behind Parallax’s disappearance.

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #48

On sale MAY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by TONY BEDARD • Art by ARDIAN SYAF • Cover by RODOLFO MIGLIARI

BRIGHTEST DAY shines its light on a new “Emerald Dawn”! In the wake of BLACKEST NIGHT, the Green Lantern Corps Honor Guard has expanded to include John Stewart and former Guardian Ganthet. Can the new immortal Green Lantern and the legendary Marine help Kyle Rayner suppress the growing threat within their ranks?

 

BOOSTER GOLD #32

On sale MAY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by KEITH GIFFEN & J.M. DEMATTEIS
Art by CHRIS BATISTA
Cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE

Just when things couldn’t get any worse for our golden hero, fan-favorite JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL writers Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis take over the ongoing writing chores of BOOSTER GOLD starting here! When someone from Booster’s past resurfaces, Booster’s life is turned upside down and inside out, and only a trip through the timestream can possibly set things straight.
And don’t miss Booster starring alongside his ex-JLI buddies in this month’s JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST #1 from writers Keith Giffen and Judd Winick!

 

 

WONDER WOMAN #44

On sale MAY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by NICOLA SCOTT & DOUG HAZLEWOOD
Cover by NICOLA SCOTT

Wonder Woman does battle against the Citizenry’s  terrifying secret weapon, a weapon with a remarkable connection to Diana herself! It’s the final chapter before the landmark WONDER WOMAN #600, and this issue will have ramifications on Diana’s life forever! Don’t miss it!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

ZATANNA #1

On sale MAY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by PAUL DINI • Art by STEPHANE ROUX & KARL STORY • Cover by STEPHANE ROUX
1:10 Variant Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND

At last – the Mistress of Magic in her own ongoing series! Zatanna Zatara has long made her home in San Francisco, but right under her nose a sinister threat has developed – a crime boss who dominates the criminal underworld with the dark powers of the magical underworld! The terrifying Brother Night is making his play for San Fran, and the police force – including hunky detective Dale Colton – turn to Zee for help. But Brother Night is a whole new kind of criminal and if Zatanna thinks she can backwards-talk him down, then she’s in over her top-hatted head! Superstar writer Paul Dini (BATMAN: MAD LOVE) is paired with the gorgeous art of Stephane Roux (BIRDS OF PREY), making his anticipated DC debut on interior art! There’s only one thing to say – T’NOD SSIM TI!

JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST #1-2

Issue #1 on sale MAY 12 • Issue #2 on sale MAY 26 • 40 pg (#1), 32 pg (#2), FC, $2.99 US

Written by KEITH GIFFEN & JUDD WINICK • Issue #1 art by AARON LOPRESTI • Issue #2 art by JOE BENNETT • Covers by TONY HARRIS
Issue #1 1:50 variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE • Issue #2 1:25 variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE

Spinning out of BRIGHTEST DAY, DC’s new biweekly event begins here! Someone is targeting the old members of the defunct Justice League International. Now, surviving members Booster Gold, Captain Atom, Fire and Ice have to figure out what unseen mastermind is threatening to destroy the entire Super Hero community! There are no gray areas here – it’s black and white and red with blood all over for this lost generation of Super Heroes as original JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL writer Keith Giffen is joined by superstar scribe Judd Winick (BATMAN, GREEN ARROW) for a new era in excitement! And don’t miss the monumental reteaming of Giffen and his former JLI writing partner J.M. DeMatteis on this month’s BOOSTER GOLD #32!

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #45

On sale MAY 19 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by JAMES ROBINSON • Art and cover by MARK BAGLEY & ROB HUNTER

A BRIGHTEST DAY tie-in! Supergirl rejoins the JLA as incredible, ancient forces of chaos are unleashed. What could posses her and Power Girl to battle to the death? And what horrors await the rest of the Justice League and Justice Society in this prologue to “The Ghosts of Earth and Space”?!

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE RISE OF ARSENAL #3

On sale MAY 26 • 3 of 4 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by J.T. KRUL
Art by GERALDO BORGES & MARLO ALQUIZA
Cover by GREG HORN

Roy Harper’s journey into his own heart of darkness continues as Arsenal hits the streets ready to take his revenge on whoever makes the mistake of getting in his way. But what happens when that hit list includes one of his oldest friends – Dick Grayson? It’s Arsenal and Batman together, but this ain’t no team-up.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #34

On sale MAY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Art and cover by JESUS SAIZ

Don’t miss this first chapter of a most unexpected two-parter! This wouldn’t be the first instance where the Legion of Super-Heroes have gone back in time looking to add to their ranks. But the sheer craziness the Doom Patrol will bring into their lives just might make that it the last time... and the Legion’s mission will lead to some rather unexpected consequences next issue!

 

 

 

 

THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #1

On sale MAY 19 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by PAUL LEVITZ • Art and cover by YILDIRAY CINAR & WAYNE FAUCHER
1:10 Variant cover by JIM LEE

Fan-favorite LEGION writer Paul Levitz returns to the 31st century super team he made supreme with an all-new intergalactic era! This exciting series picks up on threads from Geoff Johns’s “Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes” storyline and creates its own all-new ones, including a Green Lantern Corps tie-in and the destruction of a major planet! Rocket on board here as Levitz and rising star artist Yildiray Cinar (TEEN TITANS) revitalize one of DC’s most beloved franchises starting with an oversized first issue with a variant cover by superstar artist Jim Lee!

R.E.B.E.L.S. #16

On sale MAY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by TONY BEDARD • Art by CLAUDE ST. AUBIN & SCOTT HANNA • Cover by KALMAN ANDRASOFSZKY

“What Happens in Vega...” part 2! In the wake of cosmic cataclysm, super-genius Vril Dox rebuilds his space police force L.E.G.I.O.N., his latest world-shaking move putting him right in the cross hairs of everyone across the Vega Sector. But they’ll have to get in line behind the wrath of Blackfire!

 

 

 

 

SECRET SIX #21

On sale MAY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by GAIL SIMONE • Art by JIM CALAFIORE
Cover by DANIEL LUVISI

This isn’t just a Catman story; it’s THE Catman story, as Thomas Blake continues his bloody trail of vengeance tracking the man who took away the only thing he ever cared about! Not for the faint-hearted! Also, Black Alice vs. Scandal Savage for the right to remain in the Secret Six!

 

 

 

 

 

 

TITANS: VILLAINS FOR HIRE SPECIAL #1

On sale MAY 12 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US

Written by ERIC WALLACE • Art and cover by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO
1:25 Variant cover by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO

It’s a new team and direction for the Titans! Deathstroke and his mercenary team including Cheshire, Tattooed Man and other surprise members burst out of BRIGHTEST DAY #0! Get in on the ground floor here as the team is hired to assassinate The Atom! And for this team, failure is not an option!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

 

 

TEEN TITANS #83

On sale MAY 26 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by FELICIA D. HENDERSON
Co-feature written by REX OGLE
Art and cover by JOE BENNETT & JACK JADSON
Co-feature art by TED NAIFEH

Wyld days are here again! The supernatural menace has returned stronger, meaner and now in possession of the one hero who could stop him! Will the addition of Superboy and Kid Flash to the Teen Titans’ ranks be enough to beat back the darkness? Or is this really the end of the world as we know it? Plus, a brand-new co-feature kicks off introducing the fresh talents of Rex Ogle and Ted Naifeh (Courtney Crumrin) as they take Black Alice, Zatara and Traci 13 into uncharted magical territories. Can this troubled trio stand together – or is this already the end of the COVEN?

THE MIGHTY CRUSADERS SPECIAL #1

On sale MAY 26 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US

Written by ERIC TRAUTMANN, MATTHEW STURGES, BRANDON JERWA & JOHN ROZUM
Art by JAVI PINA
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU

The Shield, Inferno, Hangman and The Web are finally brought together to uncover a vast conspiracy that will change their lives and potentially ripple through the entire DC Universe! Bringing together Eric Trautmann, Matt Sturges, Brandon Jerwa and John Rozum, the four critically acclaimed writers from THE SHIELD and THE WEB, alongside SUPERMAN artist Javi Pina, this extrasized dose of high-stakes metahuman action is a perfect jumping-on point for new readers and faithful followers alike, setting the stage for the future of the Red Circle — and the coming of the MIGHTY CRUSADERS!

THE SHIELD #9

On sale MAY 12 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by ERIC TRAUMANN • Co-feature written by BRANDON JERWA
Art by MARCO RUDY & MICK GRAY • Co-feature art by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Cover by SAMI BASRI

“Operation: Gunslinger” continues as The Shield teams up with the Justice Society of America for an adventure in the sleepy town of Happy Harbor! Plus, The Fox is now a fully trained martial arts master, but is he ready to face the deadly Dragon’s Head clan?

 

 

 

 

 

 

THE WEB #9

On sale MAY 26 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by MATTHEW STURGES • Co-feature written by JOHN ROZUM
Art by ROGER ROBINSON • Co-feature art by TOM DERENICK
& BILL SIENKIEWICZ • Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU

The Web learns that his father may have left him more than a fortune when he passed away – he may also have left a conspiracy! Plus, The Hangman is undying, but his enemy Dead Man Legendre intends to find out how powerful he is against the undead!

 

 

 

 

 

 

DOOM PATROL #10

On sale MAY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by KEITH GIFFEN • Art by MATTHEW CLARK & RON RANDALL
Cover by MATTHEW CLARK & LIVESAY

What looks like a life-size statue washes up on the shore of Oolong Island and all hell breaks loose – the Porcelain Assassin has arrived! The Doom Patrol focus all their efforts on fending her off, but the fight isn’t nearly as brutal as the revelation of who sent her!