All the DC Comics comics that Panini publishes in newsstands, comic book stores and bookstores in the week of August 7 to 13, 2023.
Catwoman 2 Furious Hearts (DC Special)
Authors: Nico León, Caitlin Yarsky, Sami Basri, Tini Howard
Contains: Catwoman (2018) #45/50
The exciting adventures of Catwoman written by Tini Howard (Punchline) and drawn by Nico Leon (Ms. Marvel) continue! • Selina Kyle has defeated the Black Mask and returned from a fun vacation with Harley Quinn, but now it’s time to return to the streets of Gotham City. • If the Dark Knight is about to meet Valmont, the Fatal Feline will again have to face Eiko Hasigawa, an old love of hers… • Plus, a new and unexpected trip for Catwoman to Europe!
Batman: Urban Legends 3
Authors: Nikola Čižmešija, Vita Ayala, Mark Russell, Karl Mostert
Contains: Batman: Urban Legends (2021) #11/16 (I, IV)
Third volume of the anthology series dedicated to Batman and the other heroes of Gotham City! • Every year, Zatanna and the Dark Knight embark on a magical quest to defeat an evil curse…but what if they fail? • Plus, a thrilling story of Ace the Bat-Hound, the greatest big dog in the DC Universe, with many Super Beasts as guests of honor! • Text by Vita Ayala (Wonder Woman) and Mark Russell (Superman: Space Age) for art by Nikola Cizmesija (Sword of Azrael) and Karl Mostert (I am Batman)!
Batman Incorporated 1 Death to the Masters (DC Collection)
Authors: Ed Brisson, Michele Bandini, John Timms
Contains: Batman Incorporated (2022) #1/7
A new series dedicated to Batman Incorporated, the international vigilante team coordinated by Ghost-Maker! • Ed Brisson (Ghost Rider), John Timms (Harley Quinn) and the Italian Michele Bandini (Captain Marvel) sign an action-packed story that will take you to all corners of the world. • Meanwhile, the fearsome serial killer known as Professor Pyg is back in action in Gotham City! • An ideal volume for those who have appreciated Grant Morrison’s stories dedicated to the Dark Knight!
Joker: The man who stopped laughing 4 (Joker 20)
Authors: Francesco Francavilla, Carmine Di Giandomenico, Matthew Rosenberg
Contains: Joker: The Man Who Stopped Laughing (2022) #4
The adventures of Batman’s quintessential foe continue as told by Matthew Rosenberg (Detective Comics) and Carmine Di Giandomenico (Flash)! • Joker is in trouble. There’s an impostor posing as him for a long time, but the Clown Prince of Crime can’t figure out what this impersonator’s motivations are… • What’s the other Joker’s next move? Each step leads him to the path of the Red Hood, hungry for blood and revenge. • Also, in a short story illustrated by Francesco Francavilla, the Joker will have to counter Zatanna’s strange spells!
Injustice: Year Four (DC Deluxe)
Authors: Brian Buccellato, Mike S. Miller, Bruno Redondo
Contains: Injustice – Gods Among Us: Year Four (2015) #1/12, Injustice – Gods Among Us: Year Four Annual (2015) #1
Price: €35.00 (online purchase)
For four years, Superman ruled the Earth with an iron fist. He killed or put to flight his enemies. • However, some cracks begin to form in the ranks of the Kryptonian dictator. Cracks that may be exploited by Batman and his allies … • The Batman is thinking of asking for help from someone unsuspecting who could turn out to be the last hope for the freedom of the Earth. • In a maxi volume of 312 pages, the entire saga of the fourth year of Injustice: Gods Among Us (including the Annual)!
Batman vs. Robin: Lazarus Planet 3 (DC Select)
Authors: Mahmud Asrar, Mark Waid, Scott Godlewski
Contains: Batman vs. Robin (2022) #3
Writer Mark Waid (Daredevil) and artist Mahmud Asrar (Supergirl) continue to tell us about the exciting duel between Bruce Wayne and his son Damian! • Robin has been enslaved by his captors and is ready to challenge everything the Bat stands for, but what happens when the Bat family comes into play? • Meanwhile, the Dark Knight and a trusted friend are about to return to Lazarus Island… • Will they be able to handle the magical threats that surround them?
Blue Beetle: High School Diploma (DC Evergreen)
Authors: Adrian Gutierrez, Josh Trujillo
Contains: Blue Beetle: Graduation Day (2023) #1/6
Price: €21.00 (online purchase)
The new adventures of Blue Beetle gathered in a single volume! • Big Changes Ahead for Jamie Reyes: Graduation day is finally here, but what does the future hold for the young superhero? Simple, a new Reach attack to conquer Earth! • On the bench of the Justice League, the hero will have to demonstrate his skills and start thinking about his tomorrow. • The ideal read for anyone who wants to learn more about the protagonist of the new DC cinecomic!
Authors: AA. VV., Si Spurrier, Rafael Albuquerque, Dani, Ram V.
Contains: Detective Comics (1937) #1065, #1064 (II), #1066 (II)
The Orgham family has arrived at the Gotham docks, ready to reclaim the land that belongs to them… • There are many interests at stake and the city of Batman risks finding itself at the center of a bloody war! • The end of the story that sees the return of Jim Gordon as an investigator! • Also, Harvey Dent possessed by an Azmer demon!
The Authority (DC Absolute)
Authors: Warren Ellis, Bryan Hitch, Phil Jimenez
Contains: The Authority (1999) #1/12, Planetary/The Authority: Rule the World (2000) #1, The Authority Omnibus
Binding: hardcover, slipcase
The Carrier – Floats through the Devachanic realm at the speed of twenty-five dreams per second and in the late 1990s Warren Ellis and Bryan Hitch loaded American comics to bring it into the new millennium. • Jenny Sparks, Apollo, Midnighter, Doctor, Engineer, and Swift are Authorities, and they’ve decided to take on the world’s real problems. Whatever is needed. • One of the most provocative, seminal and exciting superhero franchises in the spectacular DC Absolute format. • Contains the meeting between the Authority and Planetary and the story that gave rise to the expected and unexpected reunion between Ellis, Hitch and their masterpiece.
Superman: Man and Superman (DC Library)
Authors: Claudio Castellini, Marv Wolfman
Contains: Man and Superman 100-Page Super Spectacular (2019) #1
Price: €24.00 (online purchase)
A fascinating return to the beginning of the Man of Steel! • Clark Kent came to Metropolis like any other small-town kid chasing his dreams. • But someone else has come to town with far more sinister plans in mind: Using cutting-edge technology, a terrorist aims to bring Metropolis to its knees…and recreate it in his image! • Written by legend Marv Wolfman for the incredible art of Claudio Castellini!
All the comics coming out this week
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