Here's a special early preview look at DC's Superman titles in July 2009.
Look for more previews of DC's July solicitations this weekend, and the the full July 2009 solicitations on Monday, April 20th.ACTION COMICS #879
Written by Greg Rucka; co-feature written by James Robinson & Rucka
Art by Fernando Dagnino & Raúl Fernandez; co-feature art by Cafu
Cover by Andrew Robinson
So far, Nightwing and Flamebird’s mission of apprehending Zod’s sleeper agents has gone fairly smoothly. But then they met Az-Rel and Nadira Va-Dim. Now the “Bonnie and Clyde of Krypton” have turned the tables on Earth’s newest protectors. The race to prevent war with New Krypton may be over before it’s even begun! And it’s all in preparation for next month’s crossover event in the SUPERMAN books!
Plus: The debut of the Captain Atom co-feature written by Greg Rucka (DETECTIVE COMICS) and James Robinson (STARMAN), the writers of SUPERMAN: WORLD OF NEW KRYPTON! Where has Captain Atom been all this time? And is he back on the side of good – or still on the side of evil? Find out here in an adventure featuring art by Cafu (VIXEN: RETURN OF THE LION).
On sale July 15 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 USSUPERMAN #690
Written by James Robinson
Art by Renato Guedes & José Wilson Magalhães
Cover by Andrew Robinson
As media mogul Morgan Edge fans the flames of Earth’s distrust of all things alien, Mon-El wrestles with his looming demise and what to do with his remaining life. At the same time, forces from the future must prevent Mon-El from meeting Sodam Yat – the Green Lantern from Daxam known as Ion – for the sake of tomorrow. And General Lane rolls out his plan to ensnare our hero by lining up a vicious crew of villains – but to do this, Steel must fall. It’s a wild ride setting up next month’s crossover event in the SUPERMAN books!
On sale July 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 USSUPERGIRL #43
Written by Sterling Gates
Art by Jamal Igle & Jon Sibal
Cover by Joshua Middleton
Things are going well for Supergirl – she’s back on New Krypton, and she’s even managing to patch things up with her mother, Alura. But when she goes to visit her older cousin, Superman warns her that not all is as it seems in the House of El…
Setting the stage for next month’s crossover event in the SUPERMAN books!
On sale July 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 USSUPERMAN/BATMAN #62
Written by Michael Green & Mike Johnson
Art and cover by Rafael Albuquerque
When the inmates take over Arkham Asylum, it's a job for the World's Finest duo – Robin and Supergirl! Rafael Albuquerque (BLUE BEETLE) joins the series as regular artist for a story we could only call "Sidekicked!"
On sale July 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 USSUPERMAN: WORLD OF NEW KRYPTON #5
Written by James Robinson & Greg Rucka
Art by Pete Woods
Cover by Gary Frank
Variant cover by Tan Eng Huat
Superman is on trial for his life. The crime: Treason! The punishment: Death! But is this a challenge Kal-El can even hope to triumph over when the man pulling all the strings is General Zod? A tale of heroism, evil and base betrayal – on the strange world of New Krypton.
And all of this helps set the stage for next month’s crossover event in the SUPERMAN books!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 25 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Gary
Frank), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Tan Eng Huat). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale July 8 • 5 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US