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DC Connect Pre-order Spotlight July 2022

Posted: Wed 29 Jun 2022 in

Each month we review hundreds of titles and spotlight some exciting new issue #1s, collected editions, and special stories we want to share with you!

This is a round up of just a handful of items available for preorder from DC Connect the official DC catalogue. See something you like? The only way to ensure you get your copy is to pre-order it now! We do not stock every title on the shelf, so don't miss out!

Final order cut-off dates appear on our Pre-Order form. We advise getting orders in by the 20th of the month. Thank you!


BATMAN VS ROBIN #1 (OF 5) CVR A MAHMUD ASRAR

(W) Mark Waid (A/CA) Mahmud Asrar

Spinning out of the events of both Batman/Superman: World's Finest and Shadow War, father and son will do battle in one of the single most earth-shattering tales ever told! Deep in the heart of Lazarus Island, the demonic legacy of the al Ghul family line has at last been freed, and the Devil Nezha is out for blood. To reclaim his total domination over planet Earth, Nezha has supercharged magic—anyone who dares use it is overcome by a demonic evil that supercharges their abilities to dangerous, unpredictable, and in some cases deadly levels! With Damian in Nezha's clutches and Bruce haunted by the return of an old friend, the Dark Knight and the Boy Wonder are pitted against one another in the battle of the century! Legendary writer Mark Waid helms the next epic saga in Batman history, while superstar artist Mahmud Asrar makes his triumphant return to DC!

SRP: $5.99 US


BATMAN ONE BAD DAY TWO-FACE #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A JAVIER FERNANDEZ

(W) Mariko Tamaki (A/CA) Javier Fernandez

Two-Face has always been viewed as Batman's most tragic villain. If only Harvey Dent hadn't been scarred by acid, he could have continued his good work as D.A. in Gotham City and been Batman's greatest ally and friend...right? Or has Batman extended Harvey Dent too much grace in his multiple attempts at reform? He'll question himself as Harvey Dent is free once more, scarred but seemingly free of Two-Face’s influence. But...when it's revealed Harvey Dent's father has been threatened to be murdered on his 88th birthday, will Two-Face be able to resist joining the party? From the bestselling creative team of Mariko Tamaki (Detective Comics, Crush & Lobo) and Javier Fernandez (Nightwing, King Spawn)!

$7.99 US


HARLEY QUINN 30TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A AMANDA CONNER

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Amanda Conner

Written By Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti, Paul Dini, Stephanie Phillips, Stjepan Sejic, Sam Humphries, Kami Garcia, Rob Williams, Mindy Lee, Terry Dodson, Cecil Castellucci, And Rafael Scavone Art By Chad Hardin, Guillem March, Riley Rossmo, Stjepan Sejic, Erica Henderson, Jason Badower, Mico Suayan, John Timms, Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson, Dan Hipp, And Rafael Albuquerque You are cordially invited to an oversize extravaganza celebrating the Clown Princess of Crime's 30th birthday in this fantabulous special! That's right—Harley Quinn turns 30 in absolute style and has invited a squad of her old creative pals to join her with a killer lineup of amazing stories! And the reviews are in—it's guaranteed AWESOME: Last chance, Quinn. Don't make me do this. —Amanda Waller Wait...you're not going back to... —Red Tool Sigh. —Poison Ivy

$9.99 US


TIM DRAKE ROBIN #1 CVR A RICARDO LOPEZ ORTIZ

(W) Meghan Fitzmartin (A) Riley Rossmo (CA) Ricardo Lopez Ortiz

Step aside, Damian—the world's favorite Robin has got this! That's right, after years away, Tim Drake is taking center stage in a brand-spanking-new Robin series of his very own! A mystery over a year in the making takes shape, as a new villain who's been hounding Tim from afar decides to take things up close and personal, putting Bernard and everyone else Tim cares about in peril as things go from bad to worse for the world's oldest and canonically tallest Robin [no, I will not be fact-checking that]. All that and Tim finally carves out a corner of Gotham City just for himself, and sets up shop in his very own...murder shack boat? Fan-favorite writer Meghan Fitzmartin teams up with beloved Harley Quinn artist Riley Rossmo to define the next chapter in Tim's life. And as if that wasn't enough, break out your skateboards and motorcycles cuz we've assembled a murderer’s row of artists to draw the 1990s' One True Robin™ in his various looks from over the years!

$3.99 US


DARK CRISIS WORLDS WITHOUT A JUSTICE LEAGUE WONDER WOMAN #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A LEILA DEL DUCA

(W) Tini Howard, Dan Watters (A) Leila Del Duca,Brandon Peterson (CA) Leila Del Duca

When Pariah and his forces of the Great Darkness laid waste to the most powerful superheroes of all time, all hope was lost...until now. To power his weapons of war, Pariah has captured each member of the Justice League and trapped them on worlds suited to their every dream and desire...while the planets themselves slowly eat away at their respective inhabitants. As Wonder Woman begins a new chapter in her life, Pariah has uprooted her to a reality he controls—how will the Amazon Princess adapt? Also, Dan Watters and Brandon Peterson combine forces for a noir tale featuring Martian Manhunter! Where there’s life there’s hope, and with that hope comes a deeper unraveling of the tapestry of the DCU’s biggest event of 2022!

$4.99 US


SUPERMAN WARWORLD APOCALYPSE #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A STEVE BEACH

(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson (A) Brandon Peterson, Will Conrad (CA) Steve Beach

It has all led to this: the final battle between Superman and Mongul, and between the Authority and Mongul’s Unmade Champions! The identity of the hooded stranger has been revealed, uncovering a shocking betrayal that threatens to crush Superman’s rebellion forever! But as the fate of Warworld relies on Superman, the last chance to return his powers now lies with Natasha and John Henry Irons. From the visionary creative team of Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Brandon Peterson, and Will Conrad, empires fall and rise and the fourth world is reborn in this jaw-dropping final chapter!

$6.99 US


DC HORROR PRESENTS SGT ROCK VS THE ARMY OF THE DEAD #1 (OF 6) CVR A GARY FRANK (MR)

(W) Bruce Campbell (A) Eduardo Risso (CA) Gary Frank

Berlin, 1944. The Nazis are besieged on all fronts by the Allied forces. Defeat is inevitable. But Hitler and his team of evil scientists attempt a last-ditch effort that may turn the tide of the war and rewrite history itself: a serum that resurrects their dead soldiers, stronger than they were in life, and sends them back into the battlefield. Now Sgt. Frank Rock and Easy Company have been dispatched into enemy territory to face off against the strangest, most horrific enemies they've ever encountered: Nazi zombies! Horror icon Bruce Campbell and comics legend Eduardo Risso bring you a terror-soaked Sgt. Rock tale like no other!

$3.99 US


DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL TALES FROM THE THREE KINGDOMS #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A NEIL GOOGE

(W) Tom Taylor, Jay Kristoff, CS Pacat (A) Nathan Gooden, Various (CA) Neil Googe

The El Kingdom has been ruled with integrity and honesty for generations, by familes from the Waynes to the Els. The future of the kingdom lies with its three heirs and the challenges they will face...but what really prepared them for their tumultuous future? What stories defined Bruce, Zala, and Kal-El? Learn these tales and more from international bestselling writers Tom Taylor, Jay Kristoff, and C.S. Pacat!

$5.99 US


BLACK ADAM THE JUSTICE SOCIETY FILES ATOM SMASHER #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A KAARE ANDREWS

(W) Cavan Scott, Bryan Q. Miller (A) Travis Mercer, Marco Santucci (CA) Kaare Andrews

Al Rothstein has big shoes to fill. Very big shoes. But he needs to prove himself before he can call himself Atom Smasher. He has the costume, and he has a mission...he just has to make it through the night in one piece. And in part 3 of the Teth-Adam backup story: history begins to repeat itself as, in ancient Kahndaq, Teth-Adam's son, Hurut, crosses a line for the greater good, while, in the present, Adrianna's son, Amon, joins the race to save the sought-after eternium idol from Intergang's clutches.

$5.99 US


TITANS UNITED BLOODPACT #1 (OF 6) CVR A EDDY BARROWS

(W) Cavan Scott (A) Lucas Meyer (CA) Eddy Barrows

The Titans are back, united against a common foe...aren’t they? All seems lost when Tim Drake wakes, out of uniform and seemingly out of time. Surely he was just fighting alongside Nightwing, Superboy, Starfire, Beast Boy, and Donna Troy? But where is Raven and what links her to the Fearsome Five? A blood sacrifice is coming that will change the world forever.

$3.99 US


CATWOMAN LONELY CITY HC (MR)

(W/A/CA) Cliff Chiang

Ten years ago, the massacre known as Fool's Night claimed the lives of Batman, The Joker, Nightwing, and Commissioner Gordon...and sent Selina Kyle, the Catwoman, to prison. A decade later, Gotham has grown up—it's put away costumed heroism and villainy as childish things. The new Gotham is cleaner, safer...and a lot less free under the watchful eye of Mayor Harvey Dent and his Batcops. It's to this new city that Selina Kyle returns, a changed woman...with her mind on one last big score: the secrets hidden inside the Batcave! She doesn't need the money—she just needs to know...who is Orpheus? Visionary creator Cliff Chiang (Wonder Woman, Paper Girls) writes, draws, colors, and letters the story of a world without Batman, where one woman's wounds threaten to tear apart an entire city! It's an unmissable artistic statement that will change the way you see Gotham's heroes and villains forever! Collects CATWOMAN: LONELY CITY #1-4.

$29.99 US


BATMAN SHADOW WAR HC

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Jonboy Meyers

Written by Joshua Williamson, Nadia Shammas, Ed Brisson and Stephanie Phillips Art by Howard Porter, Viktor Bogdanovic, Roger Cruz, Paolo Pantalena and others When Deathstroke assassinates Ra's al Ghul, Talia al Ghul demands revenge and sends her League of Shadows to kill Deathstroke and Deathstroke Inc.! Batman and Robin must team up to track down Deathstroke and bring him to justice...or do they? Over-the-top fights, action, mystery, and betrayal unfold as this crossover event makes a major impact on the DCU! This epic hardcover collects each installment of the Shadow War saga: SHADOW WAR: ALPHA #1, BATMAN #122-123, DEATHSTROKE INC. #8-9, ROBIN #13-14, SHADOW WAR ZONE #1, and SHADOW WAR: OMEGA #1!

$39.99 US


DC POSTER PORTFOLIO GEORGE PEREZ TP

(A/CA) George Perez

DC Comics is proud to present this poster portfolio of covers celebrating the prolific career of renowned artist George Perez. Featuring artwork from The New Teen Titans, Wonder Woman, Crisis on Infinite Earths, and more, this collection spotlights George's penchant for crafting some of the most iconic and unforgettable images in comics. The posters in this volume present but a fraction of the work by this beloved illustrator whose art has touched the hearts of comics fans around the world for generations.

$24.99 US


BATGIRLS TP VOL 01

(W) Becky Cloonan, Michael W. Conrad (A/CA) Jorge Corona

Meet Batgirls Cassandra Cain and Stephanie Brown, who are only able to navigate the dark, gritty, and oftentimes scary Gotham City by leaning on each other's friendship. Steph may be too rash sometimes, and Cass doesn't speak much—but what they lack in similarities they make up for with their mutual respect and love for each other...and what makes them stronger together as Batgirls! This rebellious group of Super Heroes team up to kick ass, and try to make it as normal teenagers in this pizza slumber party of a series! Collects BATGIRLS #1-6 and backup stories from BATMAN #115-117.

$16.99 US


Thank you for perusing the latest releases! That was only a selection of everything that available. For the full catalogue visit DC Connect. Remember: let us know if there is a series you would like to order or start a file. We do not stock everything so the best way to get into a new story is to let us know!

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