Superman-related April 2013 Solicitations

All of DC's Superman-related offerings available in April.

DC UNIVERSE: SUPERMAN

Action Comics #19 ACTION COMICS #19
Written by ANDY DIGGLE
Art by TONY S. DANIEL and BATT
Fold-out cover by TONY S. DANIEL
1:25 Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL
On sale APRIL 3. 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
- Lex Luthor is in jail and his battlesuit is back in action. But if he's not wearing it, who is?
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

Superman #19 SUPERMAN #19
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and fold-out cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
1:25 MAD Variant cover by The Usual Gang of Idiots
On sale APRIL 24. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
- Who is the one person with the power to turn Wonder Woman against Superman?

Superboy #19 SUPERBOY #19
Written by TOM DeFALCO
Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN
Fold-out cover by ARDIAN SYAF
On sale APRIL 10. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T
- Superboy discovers he is more than a clone - but what is the shocking secret behind his origin and birth?

Supergirl #19 SUPERGIRL #19
Written by MIKE JOHNSON
Art and fold-out cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
1:25 MAD Variant cover by The Usual Gang of Idiots
On sale APRIL 17. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
- In a battle of equals, which girl will reign supreme?



DC UNIVERSE

Justice League #19 JUSTICE LEAGUE #19
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and fold-out cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
Backup story art by GARY FRANK
MAD Variant cover by The Usual Gang of Idiots
1:100 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale APRIL 17. 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information.
- Who is the one person dangerous enough to use Kryptonite against Superman?
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

Teen Titans #19 TEEN TITANS #19
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and fold-out cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
1:25 MAD Variant cover by The Usual Gang of Idiots
On sale APRIL 24. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
- Which new member of the Teen Titans reveals his true colors?

Batman Beyond Unlimited #15 BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #15
Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by NORM BREYFOGLE, HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY and BEN CALDWELL
Cover by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY
On sale APRIL 17. 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
- All-new digital adventures in print for the first time!
- Superman's resolve is tested as the Trillian civil war reaches its climax!
- The Justice League attempts to uncover the truth about the mysterious "Brain Trust!"
- After the shocking revelations in the last issue, a brand-new threat emerges for Batman!

Smallville #12 SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #12
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by JORGE JIMENEZ
Cover by SCOTT KOLINS
On sale APRIL 3. 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
- All-new digital adventures in print for the first time!
- The shocking conclusion to "Haunted."
- Superman and Impulse face off against the Black Flash in Las Vegas!
- Meanwhile, events move into crisis mode on Earth 2...

Superman Vol 2 SUPERMAN VOL. 2: SECRETS AND LIES HC
Written by DAN JURGENS, KEITH GIFFEN, SCOTT LOBDELL and FABIAN NICIEZA
Art by DAN JURGENS, JESUS MERINO, KENNETH ROCAFORT, PASCAL ALIXE and others
Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale JUNE 26. 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US
- Tucked away high in the Himalayas, a long dormant evil has made these snowy mountaintops its home. Helspont, a descendant of the ancient alien race of Daemonites, has enlisted an army of robots to obtain all there is to know about the Kryptonian menace standing between him and dominion over the Earth. Can Helspont gain control over Superman and use him to execute his invasion plan?
- Collects SUPERMAN #7-12 and SUPERMAN ANNUAL #1.

Action Comics Vol 1 SUPERMAN: ACTION COMICS VOL. 1 - SUPERMAN AND THE MEN OF STEEL TP
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Backup stories written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art by RAGS MORALES, ANDY KUBERT, BRENT ANDERSON, RICK BRYANT, JESSE DELPERDANG and SEAN PARSONS
Backup stories art by BRAD WALKER and CHRISCROSS
Cover by RAGS MORALES
On sale MAY 1. 200 pg, FC, $16.99 US
- The first collection of GRANT MORRISON'S epic run on ACTION COMICS, with art by RAGS MORALES, ANDY KUBERT and more!
- In these startling tales, the people of METROPOLIS turn on their new champion! Plus, the SUPERMAN of today and the LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES must save the jeans-wearing Superman of five years ago!
- Collects ACTION COMICS #1-8.

SUPERBOY VOL. 2: EXTRACTION TP
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL and TOM DeFALCO
Art by R.B. SILVA, BRETT BOOTH and others
Cover by IAN CHURCHILL
On sale MAY 29. 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US
- When the organization known as N.O.W.H.E.R.E. captures Superboy, the Teen Titans and Legion Lost and pits the young heroes against each other to weed out the weak, it will take everything Superboy has to save himself and his new friends from each other.
- Collects SUPERBOY #0 and 8-12 and TEEN TITANS #10.

Absolute Superman/Batman Vol 1 ABSOLUTE SUPERMAN/BATMAN VOL. 1 HC
Written by JEPH LOEB
Art by ED McGUINNESS, DEXTER VINES, PAT LEE and MICHAEL TURNER
Cover by ED McGUINNESS and DEXTER VINES
Advance solicit. On sale AUGUST 14. 336 pg, FC, 8.25" x 12.5", $99.99 US
- Collecting the best-selling run of SUPERMAN/BATMAN written by Jeph Loeb, with art by Ed McGuinness, Michael Turner and Pat Lee!
- The iconic Super Heroes unite when Lex Luthor, now president of the United States, accuses Superman of a crime against humanity, and assembles a top-secret team of powerhouse heroes to bring Superman in - dead or alive. And in the second story, prepare for the arrival of Supergirl! Batman has discovered something strange on the bottom of Gotham Bay, which leads him to a mysterious and powerful teenaged girl bent on destroying Gotham City!
- Collecting SUPERMAN/BATMAN #1-13.

JUSTICE LEAGUE BEYOND: KONSTRICTION TP
Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS and DUSTIN NGUYEN
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale MAY 15. 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US
- Batman is a new recruit in the mighty Justice League, but the team will be immediately tested by a very Neo Gotham-related enemy! How will they work together to combat this threat?
- Collects stories from BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #1-10.

JLA Chronicles Vol 1 THE JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA CHRONICLES VOL. 1 TP
Written by GARDNER FOX
Art by MIKE SEKOWSKY, BERNARD SACHS and others
Cover by MIKE SEKOWSKY and MURPHY ANDERSON
On sale MAY 22. 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US
- Presenting the adventures of the JLA in chronological order! Learn how the team first gathered to battle the intergalactic conqueror Starro!
- Collects THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #28-30 and JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1-3.

SUPERMAN: THE GOLDEN AGE OMNIBUS VOL. 1 HC
Written by JERRY SIEGEL
Art by JOE SHUSTER and others
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
On sale JUNE 5. 784 pg, FC, $75.00 US
- The early adventures of Superman are collected in one massive hardcover as he battles social injustice and political corruption, fighting for the common man. Includes the first appearances of Lois Lane and Lex Luthor.
- Collecting stories from ACTION COMICS #1-31, NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR #1, NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR 1940, and SUPERMAN #1-7.

Superman: Earth One TP SUPERMAN EARTH ONE TP
"A modern, youthful take on the iconic superhero...." - USA TODAY
"A brilliant, breathing world of consequence…Masterful…truly extraordinary" - AIN'T IT COOL NEWS
"A Superman for a new generation." - THE HUFFINGTON POST
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Art and cover by SHANE DAVIS and SANDRA HOPE
On sale MAY 1. 136 pg, FC, $12.99 US
- Forget everything you know about The Man of Steel and brace yourself for a staggering new take on the world's most popular Super Hero.
- What would happen if the origin of The Man of Tomorrow were introduced today for the very first time? Return to Smallville and experience the journey of Earth's favorite adopted son as he grows from boy to Superman like you've never seen before!

Superman Family Adventures #12 SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #12
Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
On sale APRIL 24. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED E. FINAL ISSUE
- Because you demanded it! The return of the lunch lady! Er, we mean, the return of DARKSEID!
- Has he returned for good - or evil? Is he going to make us pancakes?
- When the Super Family leaps into action, will they be trapped in Apokolips?!

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #4
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK and MIKE S. MILLER
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
On sale APRIL 24. 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
- All-new digital adventures in print for the first time!
- Based on the upcoming DC fighting game from NetherRealm Studios, creators of Mortal Kombat!
- Superman discovers that not every nation on Earth is willing to fall in line with the new world order!
- A team of the world's most powerful Super Heroes unites to confront an old ally.



DC DIRECT PRODUCTS

Man of Steel Statue MAN OF STEEL: SUPERMAN 1:6 SCALE ICONIC STATUE
Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios Statue measures
13.25" high x 8.5" wide x 5.75" deep.
$129.95 US. On Sale May 2013
*Allocations May Occur
Before the highly anticipated summer movie, Man of Steel, hits theaters, be sure to pick up these new definitive 1:6 scale statues from DC Collectibles.
ALSO AVAILABLE!
Man of Steel: Jor-El 1:6 Scale Iconic Statue
Man of Steel: Zod 1:6 Scale Iconic Statue
Man of Steel: Faora 1:6 Scale Iconic Statue



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