Frankensteining 24 DC Comics Solicits For June 2017 - Joker Vs Riddler Begins, Sejic On Aquaman And Rocafort on Titans

Frankensteining 24 DC Comics Solicits For June 2017 – Joker Vs Riddler Begins, Sejic On Aquaman And Rocafort on Titans

Posted by March 19, 2017 Comment

Courtesy of Gamespot, CBR, Comic Book, Newsarama, Comics Alliance and DC – a glimpse into what DC Comics has in store for June. Including the return of Kenneth Rocafort from Marvel to DC Comics with Titans and Sijepan Sejic joins Aquaman. And The War Of Jokes And Riddles begins as Bleeding Cool promised it would.

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BATMAN #25

Written by TOM KING • Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN • Variant cover by TIM SALE
“The War of Jokes and Riddles” part one! Don’t miss this extra-sized anniversary issue! In his own words, Bruce Wayne narrates a harrowing, never-before-told story of the Dark Knight’s greatest failure…and the horrors it unleashed! In the spirit of YEAR ONE and THE LONG HALLOWEEN, prepare to see a side of Batman you’ve never seen before—get in on the ground floor of a classic Batman epic in the making!
On sale JUNE 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

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BATGIRL #12
Written by HOPE LARSON • Art by ELEANORA CARLINI • Cover by DAN MORA • Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
“Troubled Waters”! A terrifying creature is threatening members of the Burnside YMCA—but no one can catch it! It’s up to Batgirl to plunge into the unknown depths and risk being zapped out of existence to put an end to the danger!
On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

 

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SUPER SONS #5
Written by PETER J. TOMASI • Art and cover by JORGE JIMENEZ • Variant cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
“Battle in the Batcave”! The battle with Kid Amazo leaves Jon and Damian’s friendship in ruins as the boys decide their partnership isn’t working out! It’s a rumble between Superboy and Robin like you’ve never seen as the boys rage through the house Batman built!
On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

 

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ALL STAR BATMAN #11
Written by SCOTT SNYDER • Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE • Variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE • Variant cover by SEBASTIAN FIUMARA
“THE FIRST ALLY” part two! Batman races to track down his new nemesis before another murder rocks Miami. But with old secrets revealing unsettling truths about his closest ally, what dark accords will the Dark Knight make in order to stop true evil?
On sale JUNE 14 • 40 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

 

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TRINITY #10
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL • Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL • Variant cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ
“All Along the Watchtower” part two! The Justice League Watchtower is infested. The world’s greatest heroes have been infected. And as their HQ hurls to Earth, Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman are faced with the difficult decision of destroying the Watchtower and their teammates to save the Earth.
On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED

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HAL JORDAN & THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #22
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI • Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER • Variant cover by KEVIN NOWLAN
“FRACTURE” part one! A rash decision during a routine hunt for outlaw Sinestro Corps members leads to a confrontation that shakes the foundation of the fragile working relationship between the Green Lanterns and the Sinestro Corps. Can Hal Jordan pull the truth into the light and keep the peace?
On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

AQUAMAN #25
Written by DAN ABNETT • Art and cover by STJEPAN SEJIC • Variant cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON
“UNDERWORLD” part one! In this extra-sized anniversary issue, former terrorists have replaced the Atlantean police. Crime lords control huge swaths of the kingdom. And a deadly undersea arsenal is trained on the surface-dwellers. All is as King Rath commands—and yet whispers persist of a rebel in the slums of Atlantis: A hero with the potential to change the world. A whole new era of AQUAMAN begins as master storyteller Stjepan Sejic (Sunstone, Death Vigil) joins series writer Dan Abnett for Arthur’s boldest and most harrowing adventure yet!
On sale JUNE 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

HARLEY QUINN #21

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Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI • Art by JOHN TIMMS • Backup story written by PAUL DINI and JIMMY PALMIOTTI • Backup story art by BRET BLEVINS and J. BONE • Cover by AMANDA CONNER • Variant cover by FRANK CHO

“Red Roses” part one! Red Tool is done waiting for Harley to take him seriously—the poor sap’s hopelessly in love with her, and it’s time he made his move! Unfortunately, he’s picked a moment of peak distraction for Harley! And in the backup, “Harley Loves Joker” part five, Harley crosses paths with an old pal—Jenna Duffy, the crook known as the Carpenter! There won’t be much palling around, though…Jenna’s convinced Harley’s trying to scam her out of one of the biggest scores of her career!

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

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WONDER WOMAN: STEVE TREVOR #1

Tim Seeley (NIGHTWING, GRAYSON) and artist Christian Duce (DETECTIVE COMICS, BATMAN & ROBIN ETERNAL)

They have been friends and lovers, but more importantly they have been there for each other over the decades. From Steve’s first moments on Paradise Island to the day that Diana left her home to join Man’s World, they have worked together and fought to protect humanity. But now, Steve Trevor will be forced to face an ancient foe, and he’ll have to do it alone. Where is Wonder Woman? And what will become of Steve Trevor? Find out in this thrilling, action-packed story.

THE HELLBLAZER #11

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Written by SIMON OLIVER • Art by DAVIDE FABBRI • Cover by TULA LOTAY • Variant cover by YASMINE PUTRI

“The Smokeless Fire” part five! Constantine thought about taking an old frenemy’s advice, but Paris has bistros to sit in and wine to drink. With a little patience and a little magic, things have a way of sorting themselves out. Unless Marid crosses the finish line first, that is.

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

BANE: CONQUEST #2

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Written by CHUCK DIXON • Art and cover by GRAHAM NOLAN

Bane’s been captured by the charismatic cult leader Damocles, the man building a criminal empire to rival his own! But just ask anyone from his childhood home of Peña Duro…trying to keep Bane in a prison rarely ends well!

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 12, $3.99 US • RATED T+

ASTRO CITY #45

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Written by KURT BUSIEK • Art by BRENT ANDERSON • Cover by ALEX ROSS

“WHAT BROKE THE BROKEN MAN?” part one of two! Astro City’s tangled history of superheroes, music, counterculture, serpents and darkness comes to a head. Heroes are destroyed, minds are shattered…and an unlikely savior rises.

RESOLICIT • On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

EVERAFTER: FROM THE PAGES OF FABLES #10

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Written by DAVE JUSTUS and LILAH STURGES—Art by TRAVIS MOORE—Cover by TULA LOTAY

After Bobby Speckland’s rescue attempt takes a shocking turn, long years pass for the captives in the Cube—but a young leader emerges as a new generation of hostages comes of age in oppressive darkness. A quiet revolution simmers, and some surprising assistance may be the force that breaks the barrier to freedom once and for all.

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

LUCIFER #19

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Written by RICHARD KADREY—Art and cover by LEE GARBETT

This is it. As his enemies rally and Hell is divided, Lucifer initiates his final confrontation with the Presence—but, after everything, what if ultimate control of the universe comes down to a child’s game? And at the end of it all, lovers will reunite, happily or not.

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

SAVAGE THINGS #4

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Written by JUSTIN JORDAN—Art by IBRAHIM MOUSTAFA—Cover by JOHN PAUL LEON

As New York edges closer to chaos, two mortal enemies meet face to face for the first time since they were children. Cain and Abel grew up together in the same government black ops facility, but they went their separate ways when Abel escaped the program. Now that Cain’s murder spree has drawn his old rival out of hiding, the two face off for the fate of the city. But will Kira prove to be the vulnerability that could provide Cain with the one advantage he needs to win?

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 8, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

 



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DEATHSTROKE #20

Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST • Art by LARRY HAMA and CARLO PAGULAYAN • Cover by LEE WEEKS • Variant covers by SHANE DAVIS

“The Lazarus Contract” epilogue! As Deathstroke picks up the pieces of his life following the traumatic events of last month’s “The Lazarus Contract,” a threat years in the making boils to the surface when an old friend becomes mortal foe!

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

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TITANS #12

Written by DAN ABNETT • Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT • Variant cover by DAN MORA

“Bad Omen”! After the stunning events of “The Lazarus Contract” rocked the Titans to their core and called into question the team’s leadership, Omen discovers the shocking truth about their future—that one of their very own is destined to betray them…and it could be anyone!

On sale JUNE 14 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

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TEEN TITANS #9

Written by BENJAMIN PERCY • Art by KHOI PHAM and WADE VON GRAWBADGER • Cover by KHOI PHAM • Variant cover by Paolo Pantalena

“Blood of the Manta” part one! Still dealing with the consequences of “The Lazarus Contract,” Kid Flash’s status with the team is challenged by Damian…and the Teen Titans will never be the same. Meanwhile, Aqualad learns more about his powers and the truth about his lineage is revealed!

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

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THE WILD STORM #5
Written by WARREN ELLIS • Art and cover by JON DAVIS-HUNT • Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS • Variant cover by DECLAN SHALVEY

Michael Cray is dying. This doesn’t stop IO from giving him one final job, to fix the world he’s spent years killing for. Michael Cray, the best assassin in the world, is sent out to kill Angela Spica, the engineer who saved Jacob Marlowe’s life and exposed the secret state she worked for. Lucy Blaze, investigating the chaos caused at Camp Hero by IO and a wild CAT, meets an old enemy—and realizes an ancient war may be entering a new phase, at the worst possible time.

On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

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BUG!: THE ADVENTURES OF FORAGER #2
Written by LEE ALLRED—Art and cover by MICHAEL ALLRED—Backup story written by and art by JAMES HARVEY—Variant cover by EVAN “DOC” SHANER

Bug’s tumble through dimensions ends up taking him back in time, to the start of General Electric’s mad scheme. In the remote Himalayas, the mad scientist leads his robot army in search of a precious magical metal. Sandman, Sandy, Blue Beetle and the Losers are already out in the snow looking to stop him, but only Bug knows that the fate of the multiverse hangs in the balance. Plus, we begin a new backup feature by James Harvey (Masterplasty, We Are Robin).

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6 • $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

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CAVE CARSON HAS A CYBERNETIC EYE #9
Written by JON RIVERA—Art and cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING—Backup story written by MARK RUSSELL—Backup story art by BRANDON BIRD—Variant cover by MICHAEL CHO

Team Carson continues in hot pursuit of Cave’s cybernetic eye, which has its sights set on the emotionally draining and life-sucking Whisperer and its cult. But just where are they going? Or better yet, when?

On sale JUNE 21 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US• MATURE READERS

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DOOM PATROL #9
Written by GERARD WAY—Art and cover by NICK DERINGTON—Variant cover by KYLE SMART

The secret of Terry None (maybe)! The return of old enemies (usually)! Casey eats S**t (again)! Strange babies (possibly)! Ungrateful cats (predictably)! Robotman punches stuff
(of course)! Negative Man goes dark (potentially)! New life and anti-life (because)! All of this and none of it happens as reality begins to transform for the Doom Patrol. The stage is being set for the stage to be reset and you’re not going to want to miss the ambulance or you’ll never get to the theater on time.

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

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MOTHER PANIC #8
Written by JODY HOUSER—Art by JOHN PAUL LEON—Cover by TOMMY LEE EDWARDS—Backup story written by JIM KRUEGER—Backup story art by PHIL HESTER—Variant cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO

No one ever said detective work was Violet’s strong suit, but she’s never been one to let details get in her way. Mother Panic’s got a hunch about the new murderer in Gotham, but are impulsiveness and a thirst for vengeance really the right tools to stop a killer?

On sale JUNE 28 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

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SHADE, THE CHANGING GIRL #9
Written by CECIL CASTELLUCCI—Art by MARLEY ZARCONE and ANDE PARKS—Backup story art by BRITTNEY WILLIAMS—Cover by BECKY CLOONAN—Variant cover by BRITTNEY WILLIAMS

Part two of Shade’s visit to Gotham City, the first stop on her tour of America. What will happen when she uses madness to get reality to line up with her American dreams? And now that her enemies on Meta have tracked Shade and the madness coat to Earth, she no longer has to worry about how she’s going to get back to her home planet—because Shade’s home planet is coming to her! All this and a new “Life With Honey” tale illustrated by guest artist Brittney Williams (Goldie Vance).

On sale JUNE 7 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

(Last Updated March 19, 2017 9:09 pm )

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