April 2023 DC Comic Solicitations

Check out these DC COMIC titles and so much more hitting stores this April 2023 as the New Dawn of DC continues to take shape! If you are interested in BATMAN specific solicits for April 2023, click HERE! To snag any of these comics, trades, or related volumes through Amazon, simply click on the name of the highlighted/underlined series below. Enjoy and God Bless!

DAWN OF DC 2023 FCBD SPECIAL EDITION

$7.50 NET for bundles of 25 (30 cents NET per copy) | 32 pages

Foil Variant ($9.99 US)

ON SALE 5/6/23

Dawn of DC is a yearlong publishing initiative with epic storylines and superstar creative teams that forge the future, one hero at a time. Dawn of DC will shine the spotlight on a number of fan-favorite superheroes and super-villains that haven’t been front and center for some time. It’s an easy entry point for both lifelong readers and those picking up a comic for the first time to dive into the new stories. Don’t miss this special edition featuring an all-new original story plus sneak peeks at upcoming titles.

GREEN ARROW #1

Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON

Art and cover by SEAN IZAAKSE

Variant cover by FRANK CHO

Variant cover by DAVID NAKAYAMA

1:25 variant cover by EJIKURE

1:50 foil variant cover by FRANK CHO

Blank sketch variant

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/25/23

The Emerald Archer is lost, and it will take Oliver Queen’s whole family to find him! But dangerous forces are determined to keep them apart at any cost!

Spinning out of Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths, Green Arrow by DC architect Joshua Williamson (Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths, Superman) and artist Sean Izaakse (Thunderbolts) is an action-packed adventure across the DCU that sets the stage for major stories in 2023!

SUPERBOY: THE MAN OF TOMORROW #1

Written by KENNY PORTER

Art and cover by JAHNOY LINDSAY

Variant cover by JOE QUINONES

1:25 variant cover by BALDEMAR RIVAS

1:50 variant cover by DAVID TALASKI

Blank sketch variant

Superman variant cover by GEORGE KAMBADAIS

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/18/23

Conner Kent takes center stage! After the events of Dark Crisis, Conner feels out of place with the rest of the hero community. He doesn’t fit in with the rest of the Superman Family, and the rest of the world doesn’t really need him with so many Supers in Metropolis. He doesn’t want to rely on Tim, Cassie, and Bart, so Conner looks to the stars as a place he might be able to call his own and carve out his own path. But what lurks

in the great unknown? Are bravado and swagger enough to help Superboy find his new calling? This is the 2022 Round Robin winner—picked by you, the fans!

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN: JON KENT #2

Written by TOM TAYLOR

Art and cover by CLAYTON HENRY

Variant cover by ZU ORZU

Variant cover by TIAGO DA SILVA

1:25 variant cover by MIKE PERKINS

1:50 foil variant cover by CLAYTON HENRY

Superman variant cover by JOHN TIMMS

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 2 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/4/23

Kal-Els across the Multiverse are being murdered…and the culprit is the man who stole Jon Kent’s childhood!

Jon is joined by Earth-2’s Superman, Val-Zod, and a surprise third hero to try to stop Ultraman’s killing spree. But when Jon comes face-to-face with the man who tortured him and kept him imprisoned, he discovers an even greater threat!

SUPERMAN #3

Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON

Art and cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL

Variant covers by DAVID NAKAYAMA, FRANCESCO MATTINA,

HELENE LENOBLE, and TRAVIS MERCER and DANNY MIKI

1:25 variant cover by MEGAN HUANG

1:50 variant cover by SCOTT KOLINS

1:100 foil variant cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL

Superman variant cover by STEVE RUDE

$4.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/18/23

SUPERMAN’S LOVED ONES ARE TRANSFORMED INTO RAVENOUS PARASITES!

If Superman wants to find Parasite-Zero before its influence spreads to the whole world, he must take Lex up on his offer to work together! Even if it means using another of Superman’s enemies as bait!

ACTION COMICS #1054

Written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON, DAN JURGENS, and DORADO QUICK

Art by RAFA SANDOVAL, DAN JURGENS, and YASMIN FLORES MONTANEZ

Cover by STEVE BEACH

Variant cover by RAFA SANDOVAL

Super-workout connecting variant (part 1 of 4) by DAVID TALASKI

1:25 variant cover by YASMIN FLORES MONTANEZ

1:50 foil variant cover by STEVE BEACH

Superman variant cover by IBRAHIM MOUSTAFA

$4.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/25/23

As Superman and Natasha Irons race to save Steel from the newly transformed Metallo, the Super-Twins are lost—and alone—against the nightmarish threat of the Necrohive! How will Lois and the House of El find them? Plus, learn the shocking identity of the mysterious “ghost in the machine” behind Metallo’s transformation as he and Superman face each other in an epic rematch for the ages!

Plus: A new era for John Henry Irons begins in “Steel Forged” part 1! And Dan Jurgens explores the not-too-distant-past world of “Lois and Clark 2” in a bold new interlude!

UNSTOPPABLE DOOM PATROL #2

Written by DENNIS CULVER

Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

Variant cover by ALAN QUAH

Glow-in-the-dark variant cover by JEFF SPOKES ($5.99 US)

1:25 variant cover by JORGE MOLINA

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 2 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/25/23

Explore the World’s Strangest Superheroes’ new headquarters, the Shelter, as they welcome their brand-new member, the Worm!

Catch up with Niles Caulder, Mento, Flex Mentallo, and more as we learn terrible secrets that could bring the new team to their knees before they even have a chance to get started. There’s a traitor in their midst and it’s not who you think!

LAZARUS PLANET: REVENGE OF THE GODS #3

Written by G. WILLOW WILSON, BECKY CLOONAN,

and MICHAEL W. CONRAD

Art by CIAN TORMEY, EMANUELA LUPACCHINO,

and ALITHA MARTINEZ

Cover by GUILLEM MARCH

Variant cover by SIMONE DI MEO

1:25 variant cover by MICHAEL CHO

$4.99 US | 40 pages | 3 of 4 | Variant $5.99 US

ON SALE 4/11/23

Is Wonder Woman responsible for the destruction wrought by the gods she’s worshipped all her life? Back in Man’s World at last, Diana sees the horrors of the gods’ war and questions all she’s done to ensure the Amazons’ survival. Is it too late to turn the tide and achieve peace? Meanwhile, Olympus itself trembles as Shazam’s wizard takes revenge on his former champion!

LAZARUS PLANET: REVENGE OF THE GODS #4

Written by G. WILLOW WILSON, BECKY CLOONAN,

MICHAEL W. CONRAD, and JOSIE CAMPBELL

Art by CIAN TORMEY, ALITHA MARTINEZ, and others!

Cover by GUILLEM MARCH

Variant cover by SIMONE DI MEO

1:25 variant cover by MICHAEL CHO

$4.99 US | 40 pages | 4 of 4 | Variant $5.99 US

ON SALE 4/25/23

The identity of humanity’s mysterious ally is revealed in the action-packed finale! With an unexpected god at their side, Wonder Woman and the Amazons are ready to take down Hera and her evil machinations once and for all. But what will victory mean for the future of the heroes and villains connected to the gods?

SUPERMAN: LOST #2

Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST

Art and cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN and JASON PAZ

Variant cover by LEE WEEKS

1:25 variant cover by HOWARD PORTER

$4.99 US | 32 pages | 2 of 10 | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/11/23

As Superman struggles to re-enter his life on Earth, we begin the story of his epic 20-year journey home with an encounter with spacefaring scavengers who transport the Man of Steel to an unnamed earthlike planet whose properties redefine the limits of his powers, while the world’s ecological and political turmoil beckons for his help.

DC SPEECHLESS! #1

Written by GUSTAVO DUARTE

Art and cover by GUSTAVO DUARTE

Variant cover by FABIO MOON and GABRIEL BA

1:25 variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE AND GUSTAVO DUARTE

$5.99 US | 56 pages | One-shot | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/18/23

Gustavo Duarte brings his style of humor to the DC Universe in six short stories featuring funny moments in your favorite superheroes’ lives! Where does Harley buy her mallets? What happens to Superman’s radioactive clothes? What’s a day off like for Cyborg? Be sure to check out this entirely silent comic!

ICON VS. HARDWARE #3

Written by REGINALD HUDLIN and LEON CHILLS

Art by DENYS COWAN

Cover by RAHZZAH

Variant cover by MATEUS MANHANINI

1:25 variant cover by DARRYL BANKS

$4.99 US | 32 pages | 3 of 5 | (all covers are card stock)

ON SALE 4/11/23

Hardware’s rampant tampering with the timeline is weakening the boundaries of reality and unraveling not just his own history, but the history of the entire Milestone Universe…and as the cracks in the walls of creation start to show, a terrifying threat emerges from a most unexpected place! The ending of this issue will shock you!

STATIC: SHADOWS OF DAKOTA #3

Written by NIKOLAS DRAPER-IVEY and VITA AYALA

Art and cover by NIKOLAS DRAPER-IVEY

Variant cover by RAHZZAH

1:25 variant cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL

$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 (card stock)

ON SALE 4/4/23

While Virgil and his dad investigate the recent disappearances of Bang Babies, we learn more about the mysterious leader of the vigilantes. Can Static get to the bottom of these sinister abductions before more kids get captured?

Meanwhile, Ebon goes to Paris Island to follow a lead on his missing Brother’s wearabouts but the Blood Syndicate don’t take kindly to strangers coming on their turf!

THE SANDMAN UNIVERSE: NIGHTMARE COUNTRY – THE GLASS HOUSE #1

Written by JAMES TYNION IV

Art by LISANDRO ESTHERREN

Cover by REIKO MURAKAMI

Variant cover by ROD REIS

1:25 variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

1:50 foil variant cover by YOSHITAKA AMANO

1:100 variant cover by JENNY FRISON

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/11/23

The Corinthian has been turned loose on our realm once more, and this time he sets his sights on the very root of rapacious American capitalism—Silicon Valley. His relentless pursuit of the Smiling Man will carve a bloody path from the C-suite of Prophet Capital to the bowels of a demonic nightclub, and no one will be safe from his reach. Not Ken, living large in the Bay Area since parting ways with Barbie all those years ago. Not Max, a nervous hedge fund manager on the rise who’s never quite fit anywhere. Not anyone.

Multiple Eisner Award-winning writer James Tynion IV reunites with superstar horror artist Lisandro Estherren to bring you the nightmare-fueled follow-up you’ve been craving, a tale that will plumb the bottomless depths of our yearning for more at the heart of the American dream.

BLACK ADAM #10

Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST

Art by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA

Cover by IRVIN RODRIGUEZ

Variant cover by DANIEL BAYLISS

Variant cover by LEE GARBETT

1:25 variant cover by IBRAHIM MOUSTAFA

$3.99 US| 32 pages | 10 of 12 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/18/23

THERE IS NO REDEMPTION FOR BLACK ADAM.

Or is there? As a war rages within the supreme ruler of Kahdaq, Black Adam is given a chance to head toward the light for good…but does he have what it takes to seize it? Plus: Ibac’s here and ready to brawl!

BLUE BEETLE: GRADUATION DAY #6

Written by JOSH TRUJILLO

Art and cover by ADRIAN GUTIERREZ

Variant cover by BRUNO REDONDO

1:25 variant cover by JORGE CORONA

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 6 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/25/23

It’s all come to this as Jaime faces down the encroaching alien armada! But is he really ready for what comes next? And what does this mean for the future of Blue Beetle?

DANGER STREET #5

Written by TOM KING

Art and cover by JORGE FORNES

Variant cover by MITCH GERADS

$4.99 US | 40 pages | 5 of 12 | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/11/23

What does a small-town murder have to do with the mysteries of the Multiverse? Lady Cop is on the case, but time is running out! Gods from beyond the stars are battling over the boy who could save all their lives, the Manhunter is stalking his prey, and, meanwhile, the Dingbats are tired of waiting for answers…and they’re about to take revenge into their own hands!

DC/RWBY #3

Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT

Art by SOO LEE

Cover by MEGHAN HETRICK

Variant cover by MIRKA ANDOLFO

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 3 of 7 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/25/23

Forced to retreat from Arkham Asylum and Gotham City after they’ve been overrun by Grimm, Team RWBY finds refuge with Wonder Woman and the Amazons on Themyscira. But as the world continues to change with the girls’ presence here on Earth, who brought Ruby, Weiss, Blake, and Yang here in the first place?

DCEASED: WAR OF THE UNDEAD GODS #8

Written by TOM TAYLOR

Pencils by TREVOR HAIRSINE

Inks by ANDY LANNING

Cover by HOWARD PORTER

Homage variant cover JAY ANACLETO

Acetate variant cover by KAEL NGU

1:25 variant cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA

1:50 variant cover by SUN KHAMUNAKI

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 8 of 8 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/18/23

The epic saga that began over three years ago reaches its final, cataclysmic conclusion! As worlds burn, heroes fall—can hope prevail? DCeased ends here…

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #5

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN

Variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

1:25 variant cover by EDWIN GALMON

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 5 of 12 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/25/23

Huntress’s journey through time comes to a head as the person chasing her through the timeline has finally caught up to her. Is the end of the line for Helena Wayne?

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #121

Written by JOHN ROZUM

Pencils by WALTER CARZON

Inks by HORACIO OTTOLINI

Cover by WALTER CARZON and HORACIO OTTOLINI

$2.99 US | 32 pages

ON SALE 4/4/23

Mystery Inc. is on the case when a small town is plagued by claims of monster sightings. What could Bigfoot, the Goat Man, the Lizard Man, and the other creatures be up to? And what will it mean for the town if the gang can’t find out?

STARGIRL: THE LOST CHILDREN #6

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art and cover by TODD NAUCK

Variant cover by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE

1:25 variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 6 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/18/23

The battle for the fate of the lost children is here! Stargirl faces off against the Childminder on Orphan Island in the hopes of saving these forgotten sidekicks from her monstrous clutches. But if she succeeds, what does this mean the DC Universe timeline?

THE FLASH #796

Written by JEREMY ADAMS

Pencils by ROGER CRUZ and FERNANDO PASARIN

Inks by WELLINGTON DIAS

Cover by TAURIN CLARKE

Variant cover by DANIELE DI NICUOLO

Variant cover by YASMIN FLORES MONTANEZ

1:25 variant cover by LEE GARBETT

1:50 foil variant cover by TAURIN CLARKE

$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/4/23

It’s the final moments of the One-Minute War! Cornered by the evil Admiral Vel, the Flash family is on the edge of defeat, but some surprising allies give the speedsters one last chance to change the outcome of the war once and for all!

THE FLASH #797

Written by JEREMY ADAMS

Art by SERG ACUNA

Cover by TAURIN CLARKE

Variant cover by DANIELE DI NICUOLO

Variant cover by YASMIN FLORES MONTANEZ

1:25 variant cover by SERG ACUNA

1:50 foil variant cover by TAURIN CLARKE

Superman variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL

$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/18/23

It’s a super-speed misadventure in babysitting as Kid Flash watches Jai and Irey, the Flash’s children! When a sleepover goes awry, Ace has to bring back the twins, Maxine, and a few new friends from across time and space!

THE SANDMAN UNIVERSE: DEAD BOY DETECTIVES #5

Written by PORNSAK PICHETSHOTE

Art by JEFF STOKELY

Cover by NIMIT MALAVIA

Variant cover by ALEX ECKMAN-LAWN

1:25 variant cover by CATHY KWAN

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 5 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/25/23

A break in the case comes at a deadly cost, but there’s little time to mourn when a far more dangerous foe waits in the wings. Edwin and Charles find themselves face-to-face with Thessaly the witch, and she’s hungry to do what she does best…exact revenge on those who have crossed her.

WILDC.A.T.S #6

Written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG

Art and cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA

Variant cover by NATHAN SZERDY

1:25 variant cover by DAN HIPP

$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/11/23

With the WildC.A.T.s out of commission and still reeling from the death of a teammate, their replacements find themselves fighting for their lives. While everyone is distracted, the Court of Owls set their sights on the HALO Corporation for a hostile takeover…extremely hostile.

WONDER WOMAN #798

Written by BECKY CLOONAN, MICHAEL W. CONRAD, and JOSIE CAMPBELL

Art by AMANCAY NAHUELPAN and CAITLIN YARSKY

Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

Variant cover by JOELLE JONES

Variant cover by JEFF DEKAL

1:25 variant cover by ZU ORZU

1:50 foil variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

Superman variant cover by TONY DANIEL

$4.99 | 40 pages | $5.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 4/18/23

BRING ON THE THUNDER! A Lazarus Planet: Revenge of the Gods tie-in!

To save Themyscira, Wonder Woman must join forces with an unexpected ally: a sworn enemy of the Amazons! But to finally defeat the gods, Diana needs the new champion of Shazam at her side. Will the heroines find each other before it’s too late?

 

Dig into our other Comic Book Dispatch Reviews HERE. Or, if you’re curious as to what’s arriving in comic shops each week, check out our Previews right HERE. Furthermore, if you missed the February 2023 Solicits, click HERE. Or, if you missed the March 2023 Solicits, click HERE so we can get you all caught up! And, if you’re a MARVEL COMICS fan, click HERE for the April 2023 Solicits as well!

Moreover, if you’re interested in DC Comics, check out the most recent ongoing DARK CRISIS event by clicking HERE and follow through to the FLASHPOINT: BEYOND event by clicking HERE! And finally, if you’re looking for something else to read, check out my Amazon Online Comic Shop by clicking HERE. Thank you all for checking out the April 2023 DC Comic Solicitations and continued support. Stay safe and stay healthy.

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