DC Comics solicitations for August 2015

DC has posted its solicitations for August and the highlights are…

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BATGIRL 43
Art by: Babs Tarr
Cover by: David Lafuente
Written by: Brenden Fletcher, Cameron Stewart
U.S. Price: $2.99
ON SALE 8/26
Tech genius Luke Fox has brought his startup to Burnside, and he seems to be hiring all of Barbara’s friends…but not her! Unfortunately, someone else is setting up shop in Burnside as well…the mysterious Velvet Tiger!

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PREZ 3
Art by: Ben Caldwell
Cover by: Ben Caldwell
Written by: Mark Russell
U.S. Price: $2.99
ON SALE 8/19
President-elect Beth Ross assembles a cabinet including her former boss, a disgraced congressman, and an anti-Smurf intellectual. Plus, Congress scrambles to pass pork-barrel legislation. Literally. And Boss Smiley imprisons his critics in a gerbil cage.

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BLACK CANARY 3
Art by: Annie Wu
Cover by: Annie Wu
Written by: Brenden Fletcher
U.S. Price: $2.99
ON SALE 8/19
Black Canary’s worst nightmare has come true: child prodigy Ditto has been kidnapped! But the perp isn’t your average criminal mastermind…

Comic Book Solicitations for March 2015

Some highlights from the March 2015 comic book solicitations over at CBR:

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SPIDER-WOMAN #5
DENNIS HOPELESS (w) • JAVIER RODRIGUEZ (a/C) VARIANT COVER BY KRIS ANKA
• With SPIDER-VERSE in the rear-view, Jessica strikes out to make a new life for herself.
• But she’s not going to do it alone, as she’s joined by new SPIDER-WOMAN supporting cast-mate and classic Marvel character BEN URICH!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

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SPIDER-GWEN #2
JASON LATOUR (w) • ROBBI RODRIGUEZ (a/C)
WHO IS THE VULTURE?!
• Gwen finds herself between a rock (this vulture) and a hard place (the entire NYPD)!
• Don’t miss this second issue of the Spider-Character who set the world on fire!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

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THE UNBEATABLE SQUIRREL GIRL #3
RYAN NORTH (W) • ERICA HENDERSON (A/C)
• Time is running out, and the only way for Squirrel Girl to stop Galactus is to get to the moon… you know, somehow??
• See the unveiling of Squirrel Girl’s new Flying Squirrel Suit… that she maaaaybe borrowed from Iron Man.
• Also, the final face-off with Galactus! ON THE MOON.
32 PGS./Rated T …$3.99

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BLACK WIDOW #16
NATHAN EDMONDSON (w)
PHIL NOTO (A/C)
NATASHA GETS AN OFFER…WILL SHE REFUSE?
• CHAOS gets closer than ever before.
• An enemy resurfaces…with a surprising agenda!
• Can Natasha stay in the game, or will she get burned?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

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MS. MARVEL #13
G. WILLOW WILSON (W) • TAKESHI MIYAZAWA (A)
COVER BY MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
• A mysterious stranger arrives in Jersey City!
• Is it possible Kamala Khan is about to develop… a CRUSH?! Yes. It is.
• DRAMA! INTRIGUE! ROMANCE! SUSPENSE! PUNCHING THINGS!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

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ЯED ONE #1
STORY: XAVIER DORISON
ART / COVER: TERRY DODSON & RACHEL DODSON
MARCH 18 / 32 PAGES / FC / M / $2.99
What happens when America’s greatest hero…is a Russian Spy?
Soviet Agent Vera Yelnikov is sent to 1977 Los Angeles by the Kremlin to become an American Superhero and spread communist values in the land of Uncle Sam in a funky superhero romp straight out of a Tarantino film by TERRY & RACHEL DODSON (Uncanny X-Men, Wonder Woman, Spider-Man, Harley Quinn) and XAVIER DORISON (Long John Silver, The Third Testament).

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BATGIRL: ENDGAME #1
Written by CAMERON STEWART and BRENDEN FLETCHER
Art by BENGAL
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
One-shot • On sale MARCH 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
There’s a mob of Jokerized madmen in Gotham City, and they’re determined to spread the virus into the world beyond… but they’re gonna have to get past Batgirl first! There are no words that can describe “The Battle For The Burnside Bridge”– you’ve got to see it to believe it!

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BATGIRL #40
Written by CAMERON STEWART and BRENDEN FLETCHER
Art by BABS TARR
Cover by CAMERON STEWART
On sale MARCH 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
A decision Barbara made during her darkest days in Gotham City returns to haunt her! What was it? And how does it tie into the evil impostor Batgirl? Find out here!

Batgirl 36 cover by Cameron Stewart

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The Cameron Stewart cover for Batgirl 36 has Babs fighting “The Jawbreakers: The deadliest girls on 4 wheels“. This is shaping to be awesome, let’s hope it’s as good as it promises. Over at CBR you have an interview with the series creators and you can check another drawing of Batgirl by Cameron Stewart on his tumblr.

Batgirl sketches by Babs Tarr!

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The official tumblr for the upcoming Batgirl comic book run posted these incredibly cute character sketches by seroes artist Babs Tarr. If the series looks anything like this, I’m sold.

Batgirl 35 solicitation and the creation of her new costume

DC has posted the solicitation info and art for Batgirl 35, the beginning of the new run that is causing a lot of hype and fanrage on the web. Also the official/unofficial tumblr for the series has this very interesting article about how the costume was designed.

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BATGIRL #35
ON SALE 10/8
U.S. Price:
2.99

Barbara Gordon is no stranger to dusting herself off when disaster strikes… so when a fire destroys everything she owned, she spots the opportunity for a new lease on life — and seizes it! Following the rest of Gotham’s young adults to the hip border district of Burnside, Barbara sets about building an all-new Batgirl… and discovers all-new threats preying on her peers! It’s a re-invention of Batgirl from the boots up, by the incredible creative team of Cameron Stewart (BATMAN INC.), Brenden Fletcher (WEDNESDAY COMICS), and rising star Babs Tarr!

Batgirl gets a wonderful redesign

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MTV News reports on the upcoming run on Batgirl by writers Cameron Stewart and Brenden Fletcher, and artist Babs Tarr, and it sounds VERY promising, let’s cross our fingers and hope it delivers. Her design is already fantastic.

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