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August Batman solicitations
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ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #2
Written by Frank Miller
Art and cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams
Acclaimed writer Frank Miller (THE DARK KNIGHTS RETURNS) and artists Jim Lee & Scott Williams (BATMAN: HUSH) are back for the second thrilling installment of the year's most anticipated comics event! And this stellar creative team has brought its "A" game to this imaginative new interpretation of the origin of these celebrated comic-book icons!
After witnessing his parents' brutal deaths, Dick Grayson's life is seemingly destroyed. But Batman whisks the young lad into his care and promises him something Bruce never had: retribution.
Written by Judd Winick
Art by Doug Mahnke & Tom Nguyen
Cover by Jock
The startling revelation of the Red Hood's identity leads Batman on a quest for answers. Could it really be Jason Todd cutting a swath through the Gotham City underworld? There's only one place to find the answer to that question: the Gotham graveyard!
DETECTIVE COMICS #811
Written by David Lapham
Art by Ramon Bachs & Nathan Massengill
Cover by Lapham
Batman is in too deep, as his undercover assignment starts to go horribly wrong! While he fights to stay alive, Robin and Gordon try to hold off the creatures that have been taking over all of Gotham City, in Part 9 of "City of Crime"!
BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #69
Written by A.J. Lieberman
Art by Al Barrionuevo & Bit
Cover by Claudio Castellini
Hush will stop at nothing to learn the secrets of a brand-new Clayface! But what's the connection between Clayface and the murder investigation surrounding Alfred? Can Batman unravel the mystery while keeping Alfred alive and out of police custody?
BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #195
Written by J.H. Williams III & Dan Curtis Johnson
Art and cover by Seth Fisher
Part 4 of the 5-part "Snow." Batman's operatives encounter Mr. Freeze and come to grips with the madman's plan to bring his wife back against all odds.
BATMAN: JOURNEY INTO KNIGHT #2
Written by Andrew Helfer
Art by Tan Eng Huat
Cover by Pat Lee
The explosive 12-issue maxiseries heats up as the Carrier comes to Gotham City - and he's brought the plague with him! When an undercover Bruce Wayne is inadvertently infected, Bruce must struggle against the disease while battling his own inner demons about the future of the Dark Knight - and then come to the aid of Jim Gordon when a mysterious fire breaks out!
BATMAN: JEKYLL & HYDE #6
Written by Paul Jenkins
Art and cover by Sean Phillips
Hysteria breaks out as the 6-issue miniseries reaches a shocking finale! Two-Face has infected the citizens of Gotham with his "Jekyll & Hyde" serum and is on the run from the Batman! But can the Dark Knight put an end to Two-Face's madness before Harvey Dent's "Mr. Hyde" personality takes over and destroys him once and for all?
BATMAN: WAR GAMES ACT 3 TP
Written by Ed Brubaker, Bill Willingham and others
Art by Sean Phillips, Pete Woods and others
Cover by James Jean
The final volume of WARGAMES collects BATMAN #633, BATGIRL #57, CATWOMAN #36, ROBIN #131, BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #58.
BATMAN ILLUSTRATED BY NEAL ADAMS VOL. 3 HC
Written by Dennis O'Neil, Bob Haney, Len Wein and others
Art by Neal Adams & Dick Giordano
Cover by Adams
The extra-sized final volume collecting Neal Adams's acclaimed covers and stories featuring the Dark Knight! This volume includes material from BATMAN #232, #234, #237, #243-245 and #251, featuring Two-Face, the Joker, and more members of Batman's famed Rogues Gallery. Plus, two never-before-reprinted stories done for Peter Pan records and a sketchbook section showcasing Adams' advertising and custom comics work with
the Caped Crusader!
Written by Jeph Loeb
Art and cover by Ed McGuinness & Dexter Vines
Get ready for more pulse-pounding thrills from the original World's Finest creators - Jeph Loeb, Ed McGuinness & Dexter Vines - in part 4 of the 6-part "With a Vengeance," guest-starring Supergirl! Superman and Batman may have escaped the Maximums, but that doesn't stop those vengeance-seeking superheroes from starting a full-scale invasion of Earth - with everyone who's ever been a Maximum! And somehow this is all tied to Darkseid's fate and the most unexpected death you'll see this year!
THE BATMAN STRIKES! #13
Written by Bill Matheny
Art and cover by Christopher Jones & Terry Beatty
Based on the hit cartoon on Kids' WB! Batman is on the hunt for Catwoman after a string of burglaries, but Catwoman's claiming she's innocent!