Batman: February 2023 DC Comic Solicitations

Check out these BATMAN related titles and so much more hitting stores February 2023 as the New Age of DC takes shape! Additionally, if the Caped Crusader isn’t your only interest, check out the rest of the February 2023 right HERE! And, 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!

LAZARUS PLANET: NEXT EVOLUTION #1

Written by RAM V, BRANDON T. SNIDER, CHUCK BROWN, and DELILAH S. DAWSON

Art by LALIT KUMAR, LAURA BRAGA, ALITHA MARTINEZ and MARK MORALES, and RO and STEIN

Cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ

Variant cover by DERRICK CHEW

Variant cover by CRYSTAL KUNG

Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM

1:25 variant cover by SUMIT KUMAR

1:50 foil variant cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ

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

ON SALE 2/7/23

HEROES WILL BE FORGED!

Good and bad, yin and yang…all sides of humanity will be transformed by the Lazarus event…and in the DC Universe one thing’s for sure: heroes will always rise. In this special we’ll explore some of the amazing new powers gifted to the freedom fighters of the future…and we’ll see what perils these villain-vanquishing virtuosos will face. What secret does Flatline seek from the heart of Talia al Ghul’s HQ? Can Red Canary bring order to an out-of-control city? What secret does the heroic Dead Eye hold that will haunt him forever? And enter into a brand-new legend with the fantastic debut of Vigil!

LAZARUS PLANET: DARK FATE #1

Written by TIM SEELEY, JOSHUA WILLIAMSON, DENNIS CULVER, A.L. KAPLAN, and ALYSSA WONG

Art by BALDEMAR RIVAS, CHRIS BURNHAM, A.L. KAPLAN, and HAINING

Cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ

Variant cover by AL BARRIONUEVO

Variant cover by IBRAHIM MOUSTAFA

Variant cover by HAINING

1:25 variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM and NICK FILARDI

1:50 foil variant cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ

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

ON SALE 2/14/23

NEW THREATS WILL RISE!

When the Lazarus storm touches down, people from every walk of life stand to be affected. People who are kind, people who are good…and people who are evil. This epic issue will spotlight the many disastrous new villains created by the Lazarus event and the heroes who stand ready to stop them from doing harm to others! What sinister threat brings a new chapter to the Doom Patrol saga? Can a new hero channel the inexorable Still Force energy to fend off evil? What lurks in the corners of the Spirit World for new character Xanthe? And what early clue to the new direction in Arkham Tower will spell disaster for Gotham City?

LAZARUS PLANET: OMEGA #1

Written by MARK WAID and GENE LUEN YANG

Art by RICCARDO FEDERICI, BILLY TAN, and more

Cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ

Variant covers by LEE GARBETT, BEN OLIVER, ARIEL COLÓN, FELIPE MASSAFERA, and JEN BARTEL

1:25 variant cover by PETE WOODS

1:50 variant cover by HÉLÈNE LENOBLE

1:100 foil variant cover by DAVID MARQUEZ and ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ

Team variant cover by TIAGO DA SILVA ($8.99 US)

Lucky Red Envelope variant cover by BERNARD CHANG

Black History Month variant cover by EDWIN GALMON

$5.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 2/21/23

FATE AND FURY.

The Devil Nezha and his son are at war—with all of humanity caught in the middle! The Lazarus storms are intensifying worldwide, Earth’s superheroes are on the ropes, and Batman is living on borrowed time. It’s up to Zatanna, the Spectre, the Demon, Klarion, and the rest of the DCU’s magic users to join Damian Wayne and set things right—but to do that, they’ll have to uncover Nezha’s final, explosive secret! Plus: Dreamer has rescued Doctor Fate’s helmet from destruction…but why does it keep glowing like that? The Dawn of the DCU begins as the Lazarus Planet saga crashes to a close!

BATMAN VS. ROBIN #5

Written by MARK WAID

Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR

Variant covers by KELLEY JONES, RAFA SANDOVAL, and YANICK PAQUETTE

1:25 variant cover by CHRISTIAN WARD

1:50 variant cover by YASMIN FLORES MONTANEZ

1:100 foil variant by MAHMUD ASRAR

$5.99 US | 48 pages | 5 of 5 | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 2/28/23

WILL FATHER AND SON RECONCILE…OR RUMBLE?

The Lazarus Volcano has left its impact on planet Earth, but the fallout from Bruce and Damian Wayne’s war is far from over. It’s been a long road from the initial tensions that drove a wedge between father and son in the pages of Teen Titans, but is the hatchet at last ready to be buried? A bold new chapter in the lives of Batman and Robin begins in this epic final issue!

BATMAN #132

Written by CHIP ZDARSKY

Art by MIKE HAWTHORNE and ADRIANO DI BENEDETTO

Cover by JORGE JIMENEZ

Backup art by MIGUEL MENDONÇA

Variant cover by JOE QUESADA

Variant cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU

1:25 variant cover by DERRICK CHEW

1:50 foil variant cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU

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

ON SALE 2/7/23

The mean streets of Gotham City have gotten meaner as the likes of Harvey Dent and Killer Croc roam free, brutalizing the population. Where is Batman and why hasn’t he responded to the cries of a city in peril?! Can Bruce Wayne find the answers before the mysterious Red Mask captures him?

And in the backup story, Tim Drake’s hunt for Batman continues. Will Metropolis’s newest Superman, Jon Kent, be able to help the Boy Wonder with this Multiversal mystery, or will they both run afoul of an overpowered Toyman?!

BATMAN & THE JOKER: THE DEADLY DUO #4

Written by MARC SILVESTRI

Art and cover by MARC SILVESTRI

Batman variant cover by DAVID MACK

Catwoman variant cover by DAVID MACK

1:25 variant cover by LIAM SHARP

1:50 variant cover by MARC SILVESTRI

1:100 variant cover by SANFORD GREENE

$4.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 7 | (all covers are card stock)

ON SALE 2/7/23

TRAINing day! Batman and The Joker’s ability to function as a team is put to the biggest test yet as they are dropped out of the sky and into a moving train! Will their alliance hold together, even if the speeding locomotive does not?

Meanwhile, the Dark Knight has enlisted the help of Nightwing and Catwoman to help with his investigation, but with more pieces of Gordon being shipped to GCPD headquarters, by the time they find any clues, will there even be enough of the commissioner left to save?

THE RIDDLER: YEAR ONE #3

Written by PAUL DANO

Art by STEVAN SUBIC

Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ

Variant covers by STEVAN SUBIC and BEN OLIVER

1:25 variant cover by MICO SUAYAN

$4.99 US | 32 pages | 3 of 6

(all covers are card stock)

ON SALE 2/28/23

Edward reaches out to the daughter of a mob victim who might have insight into their operation. Meanwhile, his boss at the accounting firm believes there’s a reason to be suspicious about Wayne Industries’ payments to Bruce Wayne. And in his most daring move yet, Edward goes undercover at a company responsible for locking away highly sensitive documents. What he finds may lead to his most shocking revelation yet!

Actor Paul Dano (The Batman) and artist Stevan Subic continue the origin of the Riddler, leading up to his appearance in Matt Reeves’s epic film.

BATMAN – ONE BAD DAY: CLAYFACE #1

Written by COLLIN KELLY and JACKSON LANZING

Art and cover by XERMÁNICO

Variant cover by JIM LEE, SCOTT WILLIAMS, and ALEX SINCLAIR

1:25 variant cover by HAYDEN SHERMAN

1:50 variant cover by JORGE CORONA and SARAH STERN

1:100 variant cover by BRIAN BOLLAND

Premium variant cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and ARIF PRIANTO

$7.99 US | 64 pages | Prestige | (all covers are card stock)

ON SALE 2/21/23

All Basil Karlo ever wanted to be was an actor…no…one of the greatest actors there’s ever been. However, his life went off course when he became the shape-shifting monster known as Clayface. After years of doing battle with Batman in Gotham City and distancing himself from his dream, Clayface goes out west to Los Angeles. Creating a new identity, he pursues his dream of acting only to find that Gotham City isn’t the only place with an overwhelming sense of dread to it, and that he might not have what it takes to make it in the City of Angels. So he’ll reshape the city to fit his needs in a deadly pursuit of stardom. From the rising-star creative team of Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing (Batman Beyond: Neo-Year, Captain America: Sentinel of Liberty) and Xermánico (Flashpoint Beyond), this is an epic tragedy not to be missed!

NIGHTWING #101

Written by TOM TAYLOR

Art by TRAVIS MOORE

Cover by BRUNO REDONDO

Backup written by C.S. PACAT

Backup art by EDUARDO PANSICA

Variant cover by TRAVIS MOORE

Variant cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL

1:25 variant cover by VASCO GEORGIEV

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

ON SALE 2/21/23

After the events of Dark Crisis, Superman has a talk with Nightwing, letting him know that now is Dick’s time to lead…so Nightwing gathers a group of friends to be the premier league in the DC Universe and moves their base of operations to Blüdhaven. Meet the new Titans!

Then, following the events of the Nightwing 2022 Annual and the Superman and Nightwing crossover, Nightwing continues to mentor Jon Kent in ways that Dick learned from being trained by Batman…but in his own more encouraging way.

POISON IVY #9

Written by G. WILLOW WILSON

Art by MARCIO TAKARA

Cover by JESSICA FONG

Variant covers by TERRY DODSON, SWEENEY BOO, and DAN MORA

1:25 variant cover by RIAN GONZALES

1:50 foil variant cover by MINDY LEE

1:100 foil variant cover by TERRY DODSON

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

ON SALE 2/7/23

IT’S THE ISSUE YOU’VE ALL BEEN WAITING FOR!

That’s right! Ya girl Harley Quinn—doctor, fashionista, heroic criminal, criminally insane clown, and Poison Ivy’s girlfriend—has arrived on the West Coast to spend some quality time with her number-one squeeze! What sort of wildly lascivious and lavishly ludicrous madcap mayhem will the DCU’s favorite couple get up to? Featuring the return of series artist Marcio Takara and an assortment of utterly mouthwatering variant covers by some of the

most delectable artists around, from iconic Harley Quinn artist Terry Dodson to incoming Harley Quinn artist Sweeney Boo, as well as Dan Mora, Rian Gonzales, and Mindy Lee!

You won’t want to miss a single bit of it—we guarantee it!

DETECTIVE COMICS #1069

Written by RAM V

Art by IVAN REIS

Cover by EVAN CAGLE

Backup written by SIMON SPURRIER

Backup art by CASPAR WIJNGAARD

Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III

Variant cover by IVAN REIS

1:25 variant cover by COLLEEN DORAN

1:50 foil variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III

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

ON SALE 2/28/23

Batman investigates the frozen Azmer that Mr. Freeze gave him, and makes a huge discovery about the ancient demons. Meanwhile, Azmer begin to pour into Gotham’s streets, controlling helpless people and those poor souls the city cares not for…all to do the Orghams’ bidding. Then, in the backup story, what kind of deal have the Orghams struck with Mr. Freeze, and is he also controlled by an Azmer?

BATGIRLS #15

Written by BECKY CLOONAN and MICHAEL W. CONRAD

Art by NEIL GOOGE

Cover by JORGE CORONA

Variant cover by DAN MORA

1:25 variant cover by KIM JACINTO

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

ON SALE 2/14/23

There’s nothing like some father-daughter bonding! Unless you’re Stephanie Brown, and you thought your father was dead…until he kidnapped you! At least your BFF Cassandra Cain’s determined to find you. It’s a deadly adventure for Cass, but nothing can stop her from risking it all to save Steph—unless it’s death itself…

BATMAN INCORPORATED #5

Written by ED BRISSON

Art and cover by JOHN TIMMS

Variant cover by INHYUK LEE

1:25 variant cover by EJIKURE

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

ON SALE 2/14/23

The explosive conclusion to “No More Teachers”! Batman Inc.’s allegiances are split as Ghost-Maker and his former sidekick, Phantom-One, duel to the death. It’s winner take all! Will the fate of Batman Incorporated rest in the hands of…Clownhunter?!

BATMAN/SUPERMAN: WORLD’S FINEST #12

Written by MARK WAID

Art by EMA LUPACCHINO

Cover by DAN MORA

Variant cover by DAVE JOHNSON

1:25 variant cover by MAX DUNBAR

1:50 variant cover by SWEENEY BOO

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

ON SALE 2/21/23

The secret behind the Supergirl-Robin feud, revealed! On a day not too long ago, a meeting between the Boy Wonder and the Girl of Steel began sweetly, became awkward, and ended so catastrophically, horrifically,

jaw-droppingly, car-crashingly disastrously that, among the Superman and Batman families, it is now enshrined as the world’s finest example of How Not to Team Up!

BATMAN: BEYOND THE WHITE KNIGHT #8

Written by SEAN MURPHY

Art and cover by SEAN MURPHY and DAVE STEWART

Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION

1:25 variant cover by SEAN MURPHY

$4.99 US | 32 pages | 8 of 8 | (all covers are card stock)

ON SALE 2/14/23

It all ends here! With the future of Gotham City at stake, Bruce Wayne leads an attack on the Wayne-Powers building to take down Blight and his minions once and for all. And with the new Batman, the Robins, and GCPD’s Barbara Gordon at his side, anything seems possible. But not all endings will be happy: Bruce is still an escaped

felon, and the FBI is hot on his tail. Could this be the end of Batman? Not if the mysterious Agent Prince has anything to say about it!

BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS – GILDED CITY #5

Written by EVAN NARCISSE

Art by ABEL

Cover by GREG CAPULLO

Variant cover by BEN TEMPLESMITH

Games variant cover

$4.99 US | 32 pages | 5 of 6 | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 2/28/23

Infected with the Golden Iris Virus, Red Hood’s innermost desires have bubbled to the surface, and he is overcome by one thing: the desire for revenge against Batman! Elsewhen, in the Gotham of the 1800s, the Runaway and Vandal Savage continue their investigation into the mysterious illness overtaking the city. Join us for this penultimate chapter in the prequel to the action-packed game Gotham Knights.

Each issue will also offer a code for readers to redeem in the Gotham Knights game for an exclusive item. For issue #5, readers will receive a code for an exclusive skin variant for Gilded Age Bo Staff! Readers who redeem the codes for all six issues will receive a special seventh item! (Terms apply. See the FAQs at dc.com for details.)

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BATMAN: THE ADVENTURES CONTINUE SEASON THREE #2

Written by ALAN BURNETT and PAUL DINI

Art and cover by KEVIN ALTIERI

Cover by NICK DERINGTON

Variant cover by DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON

Villain variant cover by BEN TEMPLESMITH

1:25 variant cover by HAYDEN SHERMAN

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 2 of 7 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 2/14/23

Bruce Wayne and Harley Quinn don’t have much in common, except for Cassie Kendall. Beautiful and whip-smart, she nearly changed the course of Bruce’s life when she was his high school sweetheart, and shortly thereafter became Harley’s college fling. Now, after a long time away from Gotham, Cassie has returned and immediately has her sights set back on Bruce. But when Harley learns of Cassie’s return, she is all too happy (and manic, and unpredictable) to reconnect with her old college girlfriend. As Bruce’s and Harley’s paths cross, it becomes clear that all is not as it seems with Cassie Kendall…

BATMAN: THE AUDIO ADVENTURES #6

Written by DENNIS McNICHOLAS

Art by ANTHONY MARQUES and J. BONE

Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

Variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 6 of 7 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)

ON SALE 2/28/23

As Haly’s Circus reopens, Gotham City is in chaos! Batman’s investigations reveal that monster serum has been leaking all throughout the city and the trail leads back to none other than Killer Croc! Meanwhile, Robin finds himself face-to-face with Scarecrow!

GCPD: THE BLUE WALL #5

Written by JOHN RIDLEY

Art by STEFANO RAFFAELE

Cover by REIKO MURAKAMI

Variant cover by JORGE FORNÉS

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

ON SALE 2/21/23

Life has a way of slipping through our fingers when we least expect it to. It’s happened to GCPD Commissioner Renee Montoya before, and despite everything she’s fought for, it’s happened again. A domino has been tipped, and Renee is about to go through her most harrowing test yet.

GOTHAM CITY: YEAR ONE #5

Written by TOM KING

Art and cover by PHIL HESTER and ERIC GAPSTUR

Variant cover by JEFF SPOKES

1:25 variant cover by TONY SHASTEEN

$4.99 US | 40 pages | 5 of 6 | (all covers are card stock)

ON SALE 2/7/23

Beaten, bruised, and betrayed, Slam Bradley should have never gotten involved with the Waynes. With a tragic turn of events and a city on the edge of burning, can this hard-boiled private detective close an impossible case?

HARLEY QUINN #27

Written by STEPHANIE PHILLIPS

Art by MATTEO LOLLI

Cover by JONBOY MEYERS

Variant cover by ALEX GARNER

Variant cover by JENNY FRISON

1:25 variant cover by BEN OLIVER

1:50 variant cover by ADAM WARREN

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

ON SALE 2/28/23

This is it, folks…we have to drop the Multiversal counterbalance serum at the center of the photon disruption before the imminent collapse of the entire Multiverse…JUST KIDDING. But could you imagine if that was how this story ended? Noooo thanks. We’re gonna save the world the ol- fashioned way—with a large undead zombie, 50-80 Harleys from other universes, Kevin, and POISON IVY!

HARLEY QUINN: THE ANIMATED SERIES: LEGION OF BATS! #5

Written by TEE FRANKLIN

Art by SHAE BEAGLE

Cover by YOSHI YOSHITANI

Variant cover by DAN HIPP

1:25 variant cover by CHAD HARDIN

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

ON SALE 2/21/23

The Bat-Fam, Black Mask, and Lady Marabunta finally face off, while Ivy, Knockout, Bella, Livewire, and Nightfall break Porcelain out of Blackgate Penitentiary! Meanwhile, Harley visits an incarcerated Bruce Wayne for an unscheduled therapy-and-venting session. How much longer will Harlivy keep their secrets from each other before it’s too late?

CATWOMAN #52

Written by TINI HOWARD

Art by SAMI BASRI

Cover by DAVID NAKAYAMA

Variant cover by JOSHUA “SWAY” SWABY

Variant cover by SWEENEY BOO

1:25 variant cover by NICO LEON

1:50 foil variant cover by JOSHUA “SWAY” SWABY

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

ON SALE 2/21/23

Looks like cat is the new black in Gotham jail as Selina quickly finds herself clawing her way up as the queen cat behind bars by making friends with all the wrong types (which are of course also exactly her types). Meanwhile, Eiko Hasigawa continues to prowl the Gotham streets as the Catwoman keeping the mob bosses in check, with a little help from…Tomcat.

I AM BATMAN #18

Written by JOHN RIDLEY

Art and cover by CHRISTIAN DUCE

Variant cover by JESÚS MERINO

1:25 variant cover by NIKOLAS DRAPER-IVEY

Black History Month variant cover by CHRISCROSS

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

ON SALE 2/14/23

Jace Fox is on the most urgent mission of his tenure as Batman: to save the life of his mother. At war with the domestic terror group called the Moral Authority, Jace fights a relentless battle alongside his sister Tiffany and a new hero who bridges DC’s past, present, and future as I Am Batman comes to a spectacular and emotional close.

PUNCHLINE: THE GOTHAM GAME #5

Written by TINI HOWARD and BLAKE HOWARD

Art and cover by GLEB MELNIKOV

Variant cover by DERRICK CHEW

Variant cover by CRYSTAL KUNG

1:25 variant cover by SERG ACUÑA

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

ON SALE 2/28/23

THE BATTLE FOR PORT ROYAL! As Bluebird and Nightwing desperately search for brother, Cullen, Punchline’s expansion of the Royal Flush Gang takes a terrifying technological turn. The nanotech experiments she’s been conducting with 1-0 will allow her to create an army of A.C.E. robots, and nothing beats a hand full of A.C.E.s…Nightwing and Bluebird are in for a world of hurt.

THE BATMAN & SCOOBY-DOO MYSTERIES #5

Written by SHOLLY FISCH

Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA

$2.99 US | 32 pages

ON SALE 2/14/23

Pro tennis player Bette Kane asked Batman for help, and Mystery Inc. is coming to Gotham to join the search for a priceless collection. She has snacks, so Shaggy and Scooby are on board…at least until they hear that they’re chasing a pack of motorcycle-thieving rat people!

THE JOKER: THE MAN WHO STOPPED LAUGHING #5

Written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG

Art and cover by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO

Backup art by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA

Variant cover by LEE BERMEJO

Variant cover by CLAY MANN

1:25 variant cover by SIMONE DI MEO

$5.99 US | 40 pages | (all covers are card stock)

ON SALE 2/7/23

Knock, knock! Who’s there? That’s what The Joker is trying to find out. But as he closes in on the man he thinks is pretending to be him, Jason Todd is right on his heels. And Jason has got a great joke about a little kid and a crowbar. Maybe you’ve heard it before. It kills.

 

TIM DRAKE: ROBIN #6

Written by MEGHAN FITZMARTIN

Art and cover by RICARDO LÓPEZ ORTIZ

Variant cover by DAN MORA

1:25 variant cover by KARL MOSTERT

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

ON SALE 2/28/23

The final showdown! Tim Drake comes face-to-voice with the villain who’s been taunting Tim by using his metahuman powers to create ghostly animals. When this Moriarty’s identity is revealed, all hell breaks loose in the marina. Can Tim keep things afloat, while simultaneously dealing with his relationship with Bernard?

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 December 2022 Solicits, click HERE. Or, if you missed the January 2023 Solicits, click HERE so we can get you all caught up! And, if you’re a MARVEL COMICS fan, click HERE for the February 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 February 2023 DC Comic Solicitations and continued support. Stay safe and stay healthy.

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