Here are the Beyond DC Comics – The New 52 Group solicitations for July 2012 courtesy of DC Comics.
THE JUDAS COIN HC
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 96 pg, FC, $22.99 US
This centuries-spanning original graphic novel from legendary writer/artist WALTER SIMONSON shows how one of the silver coins Judas was paid to betray Jesus has had an impact on the DC Universe, with chapters starring THE GOLDEN GLADIATOR (73 A.D.), THE VIKING PRINCE (1000 A.D.), CAPTAIN FEAR (1720) and BAT LASH (1881). In the centerpiece of the book BATMAN faces TWO-FACE in an epic, present-day battle before the story blasts into the future for a final chapter set in the year 2087 starring MANHUNTER 2070!
NATIONAL COMICS: ETERNITY #1
On sale JULY 25 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• An exciting new series of stand-alone comics that feature unique takes on classic characters!
• JEFF LEMIRE (ANIMAL MAN) and CULLY HAMNER (RED) bring a contemporary approach to the hero we used to know as KID ETERNITY!
• Can introverted medical examiner Kid Eternity solve a deadly crime in just 24 hours?
BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #4
On sale JULY 11 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Three stories!
• Are conflicting BATMAN sightings by ARKHAM inmates real – or imagined?
• HARLEY QUINN’S jealous over THE JOKER’S new best buddy!
• HUGO STRANGE has a deal for a desperate MR. FREEZE!
BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #6
On sale JULY 18 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The multi-part epic “10,000 CLOWNS” begins here!
• BATMAN scrambles to thwart simultaneous attacks by THE JOKER!
• Secrets are revealed on APOKOLIPS as the LEAGUE prepares for all-out war with KOBRA!
SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #3
On sale JULY 4 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The SEASON PREMIERE EVENT continues!
• OLIVER and CHLOE are on a hunt in the heartland…or are they the hunted?
• LOIS is caught in the crossfire as SUPERMAN confronts LEX about last issue’s disastrous climax…
• HENSHAW’s condition takes a turn for the worse!
NIGHT FORCE #5
On sale JULY 4 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 7, $2.99 US • RATED T
• BARON WINTERS is trapped in the past while his NIGHT FORCE agents fight alone!
• ZOE is captured!
• A terrifying ritual centers on a presidential candidate!
THE SHADE #10
On sale JULY 11 • 32 pg, FC, 10 of 12, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• The Shade learns the truth behind his family’s plot to kill him!
• His powers cancelled out, held captive by an ancient cult, the Shade must devise a way to escape and prevent a terrorist attack!
– The Comic Book Critic