Batman: July 2021 DC Comic Solicitations

 

Check out these BATMAN related titles and so much more hitting stores JULY 2021 as the New Age of DC takes shape! Additionally, if the Caped Crusader isn’t your only interest, check out the SUPERMAN related comics coming this JULY 2021 right HERE as well as all other DC titles right 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!

 

Batman/Catwoman Special #1

story by Tom King

art by John Paul Leon

cover by John Paul Leon

ON SALE : 7/20/21

$5.99 US | 48 PAGES | FC | DC BLACK LABEL

One-shot

Ages 17+

variant cover by Lee Weeks
US $5.99 (card stock)

variant cover by Bill Sienkiewicz
US $5.99 (card stock)

Some great romances are destined to be. The Batman/Catwoman series shows readers the romance between Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle as it changed over their lives, but what about their connections from before they became costumed adventurers? This special one-off issue, meticulously illustrated by John Paul Leon (Batman: Creature of the Night), traces the life of Selina Kyle from her earliest days to her entry into the criminal underworld, and reveals that Bruce was actually a presence in her life all along. Whether it was fate or coincidence, this story gives even more reasons why Selina and Bruce’s connection is one of the most enduring love affairs in comics.

Batman Secret Files: Huntress #1

story by Mariko Tamaki

art by David Lapham

cover by Irvin Rodriguez

ON SALE : 7/27/21

$4.99 US | 40 PAGES | FC | DC

One-shot

variant cover by Riccardo Federici

US $5.99 (card stock)

1:25 variant cover by TK TK $5.99 US

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Huntress returns in an all-new one-shot adventure! Gotham’s Violet Vengeance lived through a lot in the last few weeks…including her brain being invaded by a violent parasite bent on sending her on a deadly slugfest bender. Not fun, amiright? Well, Helena Bertinelli is no one to mess with—and when the villainous Vile’s parasite gives her the ability to see through the eyes of his victims? You best believe she’s gonna track him down and pop an arrow in that slimeball. Look out, Batman, Huntress is on the prowl…

Batman Secret Files: The Signal #1

story by Tony Patrick

art by Christian Duce

cover by Ken Lashley

ON SALE : 7/6/21

$4.99 US | 40 PAGES | FC | DC

One-shot

variant cover by Cully Hamner
US $5.99

1:25 variant cover by Ken Lashley US $5.99

The Signal comes back as Gotham City’s daytime protector after his time with the Outsiders. But during his sabbatical from his hometown, everything about the city and the people closest to him changed. And the mystery of the White Market, a deadly source of weapons being trafficked into Gotham City that even Batman can’t track down, will only push the Signal further away from everything he knows and into a brand-new world of danger. Writer Tony Patrick returns to pen a new chapter in the life of Duke Thomas alongside fan-favorite artist Christian Duce!

Batman #110

story by James Tynion IV

art by Jorge Jimenez

backup story by James Tynion IV

backup story art by Ricardo Lopez Ortiz

cover by Jorge Jimenez

ON SALE : 7/6/21

$4.99 US | 40 PAGES | FC | DC

variant cover by Jock

1:25 variant cover by: Riccardo Federici
US $5.99 (card stock for both covers)

Main: Batman’s bloody, no-holds-barred fight with Magistrate enforcer Peacekeeper-01 rages on in epic fashion! Simon Saint’s master plan comes to fruition as his Magistrate program makes its move on Gotham City, and things are about to heat up! (Not in a good way!)

Backup: The Instigator versus Ghost-Maker in a kung fu showdown! Need we say more?

Batman/Superman #20

story by Gene Luen Yang

pencils by Ivan Reis

inks by Danny Miki

cover by Ivan Reis and Danny Miki

ON SALE : 7/27/21

$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC

variant cover by : Jenny Frison
US $4.99 (card stock)

The Man of Steel and the Dark Knight need time to recover from their manic melee through the Archive of Worlds, but the heroes won’t rest for long! Despite the efforts of new friends El Diablo and Alanna, Auteur.io, the cybernetic architect of these alternate realities, seems to have the upper hand! And to make matters worse, the Archive of Worlds unleashes its most horrific story ever put to magic-infused celluloid: the dark and twisted tale of that demon from the depths: Etrigan!

Batman: Reptilian #2

written by Garth Ennis

art and cover by Liam Sharp
ON SALE: 7/27/21

$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC BLACK LABEL

variant cover by: Cully Hamner

US $4.99 (card stock)

1:25 variant cover by RICCARDO FEDERICI

$4.99 US (card stock)

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Ages 17+

Batman hits the streets in search of the creature terrorizing Gotham’s underworld—and hits them hard. First stop is the lair of the Penguin, but Oswald Cobblepot is at death’s door (which is better off than the beast left many of his cronies). The mangled rogue has no answers for Batman, but his blood—and the surprising secrets that it holds—will send the vigilante ever deeper into darkness…

Batman: The Adventures Continue Season Two #2

story by Alan Burnett and Paul Dini

pencils by Ty Templeton

inks by Ty Templeton

cover by Kris Anka

ON SALE : 7/6/21

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$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC

variant cover by Max Dunbar
US $4.99 (card stock)

Thanks to some magical help from Zatanna, Batman can now see Deadman. Joining forces, the Dark Knight and the death-defying specter hatch a plan to apprehend the treacherous Talon. But the mysterious assassin gets the upper hand and captures Hamilton Hill Jr.! Can Batman and Deadman track the regeneration formula components and find the sinister Court of Owls’ secret passageways, or will Gotham finally fall under the Court’s full control?!

Batman: The Detective #4

story by Tom Taylor

art by Andy Kubert and Sandra Hope

inks by Danny Miki

cover by Andy Kubert

ON SALE : 7/13/21

$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC

variant cover by : Andy Kubert
US $4.99 (card stock)

Bruce Wayne is facing charges for the attempted murder of former mentor and teacher Henri Ducard and faces a grueling Interpol interrogation. Nothing is as it appears, however, as the Gotham expatriate charges into a lion’s den of mystery and duplicity without the benefit of Batman’s tools. Will the onetime Dark Knight escape unscathed?

Batman: Urban Legends #5

story by Chip Zdarsky, Matthew Rosenberg, Meghan
Fitzmartin, and Marguerite Bennett

art by Eddy Barrows, Marcus To, Ryan Benjamin, Belén
Ortega, and Sweeney Boo

cover by David Finch

perfect bound
ON SALE : 7/13/21

$7.99 US | 64 PAGES | FC | DC

variant cover by : Tyler Kirkham

variant cover by : Mimi Yoon

Red Hood: Meet Cheer, the villain behind the insidious Cheerdrops altering the citizens of Gotham. When confronted with a man responsible for taking the lives of so many, including Tyler, the kid Jason Todd swore to protect, will Red Hood be able to stop himself from taking vengeance for a whole city?

Grifter: Through four chapters of blood, bullets, and Batman, the true reason for Cole Cash emerging in Gotham City reveals itself at last…but it’s not what you think!

Tim Drake: Tim is determined to find his friend Bernard, who was taken by a Chaos Monster before his very eyes. But this case is different from any Tim has taken on before, and the cracks are starting to show.

Batgirls: Cassandra Cain and Stephanie Brown are just two teenagers breaking into Wayne Manor so they can play some video games. But when Oracle gives them a mission, the Batgirls suit up and head to an abandoned arcade to investigate.

 

Catwoman #33

written by: Ram V

art by: Fernando Blanco

cover by: Yanick Paquette
ON SALE : 7/20/21

$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC

variant cover by : Jenny Frison
US $4.99 (card stock)

Selina has worked hard to establish herself as the queen of Alleytown. But in response to Catwoman saving Poison Ivy from extermination at the hands of Saint Industries, Simon Saint has sent in the early stages of a totalitarian force that has left her kingdom shuttered. Catwoman has seen a man take his own life to avoid the consequences of crossing Saint Industries, so she knows there is no telling what they have in store for her and her gang of strays. And to make matters worse, Alleytown’s eerily quiet and empty streets now set the stage for the long-awaited confrontation between Catwoman and Father Valley!

 

Detective Comics #1039

story by: Mariko Tamaki
art by: Viktor Bogdanovic
backup story and art by: TRISTAN JONES
cover by: Dan Mora
ON SALE : 7/13/21

$4.99 US | 40 PAGES | FC | DC

variant cover by : Lee Bermejo
US $5.99 (card stock)

Looks like someone brought a batarang to a bazooka fight! As the explosive battle royal between Batman and Mr. Worth roars to a climax, Huntress is on the trail of the other major threat plaguing Gotham City: violence parasite Vile! By the end of this battle, one character will be dead, one avenged, and even more holding on for dear life!

Do not miss this epic issue that leads directly into the Batman Secret Files: Huntress special! PLUS: In The Vile Truth, catch a glimpse into the secret origin of Detective Comics break-out villain Vile through the lens of writer/artist Tristan Jones!

Detective Comics #1040

story by: Mariko Tamaki
art by: Dan Mora
backup story written by: DAN WATTERS
backup story art by: KYLE HOTZ
cover by: Dan Mora
ON SALE : 7/27/21

$4.99 US | 40 PAGES | FC | DC

variant cover by : Lee Bermejo
US $5.99 (card stock)

When the cops brought Bruce Wayne in for questioning last month, a giant money-man with a bazooka and a mustache for days blew the place up. So what’s that mean for Gotham’s ex-favorite son? Well, it means Bruce Wayne has to spend a weekend in lockup! Can Batman’s alter ego go the weekend without getting stabbed? (I suppose to be fair, he’s stabbed on the reg as Batman anyway…) PLUS: A major Batman villain meets his death in a story that will rock the world of Gotham City in a monstrous way! Do not miss: The Night [REDACTED] Was Killed by Dan Watters and Kyle Hotz!

Future State: Gotham #3

story by: Joshua Williamson and Dennis Culver
art by: Giannis Milonogiannis
cover by: Simone Di Meo
ON SALE : 7/13/21

$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | BW | DC

variant cover by : Rose Besch
US $4.99 (card stock)

Red Hood comes mask to mask with Gotham’s most wanted, the Next Batman, as the future of the Bat-Family continues! It’s a deadly showdown made worse by the horde of psychopathic criminals who want to kill them both! And finally, the new Gotham villain Warmonger reveals himself!

Harley Quinn #5

story by: Stephanie Phillips

art by: Riley Rossmo

cover by: Riley Rossmo

ON SALE 7/27/21

$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC

variant cover by Derrick Chew
US $4.99 (card stock)

Did I miss something, or is there another new creep in a funny costume tryin’ to take over Gotham? Villains in this city are like that multiheaded hydra monster: blow a few up in Arkham Asylum, and 50 more pop up in ridiculous costumes thinkin’ they’re worthy of one of those fancy character variant covers. And here I thought bustin’ outta Hugo Strange’s new headquarters and savin’ the clowns was gonna be my biggest problem today.

Legends of the Dark Knight #3

story by: Darick Robertson

pencils by: Darick Robertson

inks by: Richard P. Clark and Darick Robertson

cover by: Darick Robertson and Diego Rodriguez

ON SALE: 7/20/21

$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC

variant cover by : Jorge Molina
1:25 variant cover by: Riccardo Federici
US $4.99 (both card stock)

“Bad Night, Good Knight” draws to its epic conclusion! Time runs out, and Riddler’s new partner, Quiz, captures Batman. The Dark Knight must make a deal with this deadly duo to escape and stop the mysterious gas-masked salesman disrupting the Gotham underground from selling to one of the city’s most dangerous villains…the Scarecrow!

Nightwing #82

written by: Tom Taylor

art and cover by: Bruno Redondo

ON SALE: 7/20/21

$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC

variant cover by : Jamal Campbell

US $4.99 (card stock)

Melinda Zucco’s connection to the man who killed Dick Grayson’s parents wasn’t a surprise to the Blüdhaven hero, but what the former Robin discovers about Melinda’s ties to the Flying Graysons leaves the usually upbeat detective speechless.

Robin #4

story by: Joshua Williamson

art by: Jorge Corona

cover by: Gleb Melnikov

ON SALE: 7/27/21

$3.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC

variant cover by: Francis Manapul

US $4.99 (card stock)

Damian Wayne versus his grandfather, the immortal Ra’s al Ghul! For years, Batman’s son avoided learning the ways of the Demon from Ra’s, but now that training may be exactly what Robin needs to win the League of Lazarus tournament.

Plus, Ravager follows the mysterious Respawn into the secrets of Lazarus Island!

 

The Joker #5

story by: James Tynion IV and Matthew Rosenberg

art by: Francesco Francavilla

backup story by: James Tynion IV and Sam Johns

backup art by: Sweeney Boo

cover by: Guillem March

ON SALE: 7/13/21

$5.99 US | 40 PAGES | FC | DC

variant cover by: Kaare Andrews
variant cover by: Sean Phillips
1:25 variant cover by: Riccardo Federici

US $5.99 (card stock for both covers)

The never-before-seen tale of The Joker’s first night in Arkham Asylum is finally revealed!

When a lunatic in a clown suit tries to poison Gotham City’s reservoir and is placed in Arkham Asylum before his trial, Detective Jim Gordon realizes something’s different about this new inmate that could forever change the future of Gotham.

Backup: Rising-star artist Sweeney Boo joins the series as things get worse and worse for Punchline and Bluebird. Punchline’s prison war against the Queen of Spades escalates, and no prisoner at Blackgate Penitentiary will be exempt from choosing sides. And after barely escaping death at the hands of Punchline’s former accomplice, will Bluebird have the will to continue her investigation and find the mysterious woman from Punchline’s past who has the answers she’s looking for?

 

The Next Batman: Second Son #4

story by: John Ridley

art by: Travel Foreman, Norm Rapmund, and Le Beau Underwood

cover by: Jorge Molina

ON SALE: 7/6/21

$4.99 US | 40 PAGES | FC | DC

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variant cover by :Rachta Lin
US $5.99 (card stock)

While gathering evidence against the criminal Arkadine, Jace Fox has a brutal showdown with assassin Eabha O’Roark. The shocking arrival of Katana could turn the tables…but for whom? Plus, tensions in the GCPD run high as Mayor Nakano’s anti-mask policies divide the force, and Lucius Fox must decide if he wants to be a part of the Magistrate program. And prepare for a blockbuster ending!

Truth & Justice #6

story by: Andrew Aydin

pencils by: Juni Ba
inks by: Juni Ba
cover by: Juni Ba

ON SALE 7/20/20

$4.99 US | 40 PAGES | FC | DC

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variant cover by : Damion Scott

US $5.99 (card stock)

It’s Damian Wayne’s birthday, and the Bat-Family throws him a surprise party in the Batcave! But it seems someone has other plans, as a pair of ancient Hittite deities crash the party! Robin’s battle with Tarhun and Arinitti takes him on a wild ride all the way to Budapest, ultimately leading him to his grandfather, Ra’s al Ghul. As Batman wages a battle to rescue his son, Damian is left to ponder a life-altering question: choose immortality and stand at his grandfather’s side, or choose mortality and continue on his path alongside his father.

The Batman & Scooby-Doo Mysteries #4

story by: Ivan Cohen
art and cover by: Dario Brizuela

ON SALE 7/13/21

$2.99 US | 32 PAGES | FC | DC

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One or two monster masks might just mean there’s a smuggler or crooked real estate developer in town. But when Gotham City is terrorized by an army of thugs in monster masks, it can only mean one thing: a citywide crime spree by Black Mask and his gang, the False Face Society! With Batman mysteriously missing, and Nightwing and Batgirl up against a horde of crooked creatures, it’s lucky that the heroes have help from Scooby and the gang. After all, who has more experience in pulling the masks off bad guys?

 

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 June 2021 Solicits, click HERE. Or, if you missed the May 2021 Solicits, click HERE so we can get you all caught up! And, if you’re a MARVEL COMICS fan, click HERE for the JULY 2021 Solicits as well!

If you’re interested in DC Comics, check out the most recent DARK NIGHTS: DEATH METAL event by clicking HERE! Not only did this event reshape and connect all of DC Comics, but it ushered in a new FUTURE STATE. If you’re intrigued by DC’s FUTURE STATE, click HERE for issues and trades that hit stores beginning back in January 2021. 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 the read and continued support. Stay safe and stay healthy.

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