January 2022 DC Comic Solicitations

 

Check out these DC COMIC titles and so much more hitting stores this DECEMBER 2021 as the New Age of DC continues to take shape! If you are interested in BATMAN specific solicits for JANUARY 2022, click HERE! Or, maybe you’re interested in SUPERMAN related titles hitting stores this month? If so, click HERE to see all these amazing titles. 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!

DARK KNIGHTS OF STEEL #3

Written by TOM TAYLOR

Art and cover by YASMINE PUTRI

Variant by JOSHUA MIDDLETON  

1:25 variant by YASMINE PUTRI

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

ON SALE 1/4/22

War is on the horizon as a series of assassinations has rocked the lands. The Kingdom of Storms is gathering its allies with eyes on the destruction of Kal-El and his family. What secret does the Dark Knight learn that could be the key to everything? 

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #1

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Art and cover by SCOTT GODLEWSKI

Variant cover by TRAVIS MOORE

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

ON SALE 1/11/22

One thousand years in the future, a Legion of Super-Heroes comes together to dedicate their lives to recapturing the great age of heroes of the 21st century. When the heroes discover that reality is falling to a great darkness in both times simultaneously, the Justice League and the Legion of Super-Heroes must team up to stop it all. But what is the connection between the secrets of the new Gold Lanterns and the coming of the Great Darkness? A monumental DC epic event miniseries! 

 

PEACEMAKER: DISTURBING THE PEACE #1

Written by GARTH ENNIS

Art by GARRY BROWN

Cover by JUAN FERREYRA  

Variant by GARRY BROWN  

1:25 variant by RYAN BROWN

1:50 variant by AMANDA CONNER

$6.99 US | 40 pages | One-shot | Prestige

ON SALE 1/25/22

17+

The breakout character from The Suicide Squad gets his own tale of peace ahead of the upcoming HBO Max TV show!

Long before joining the Suicide Squad, Christopher Smith, code name Peacemaker, meets with a psychiatrist—a woman dangerously obsessed with his bizarre and violent past. From his tragic childhood to his military service overseas to his multiple missions with Special Forces, Smith has more than his share of skeletons in the closet. But who’s actually analyzing whom? And will this trip down memory lane result in yet more fatalities?

Garth Ennis and Garry Brown delve deep into Christopher Smith’s history of violence, and reveal what might bring peace—or not—to the Peacemaker.

 

AQUAMAN: THE BECOMING #5

Written by BRANDON THOMAS

Art by DIEGO OLORTEGUI and WADE VON GRAWBADGER

Cover by DAVID TALASKI

Variant cover by KHARY RANDOLPH

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

ON SALE 1/18/22  

All roads lead to Xebel! Jackson Hyde’s made some daring escapes in his time on the run, but there’s no avoiding the reunions that his underwater motherland has in store for him. Both surprise family time and a long-awaited romantic interlude leave Jackson questioning his life on the surface. And with all the problems Jackson left behind in Atlantis, it’s getting harder not to ask himself—is Xebel where he really belongs? 

 

AQUAMAN/GREEN ARROW – DEEP TARGET #4

Written by BRANDON THOMAS

Art by RONAN CLIQUET

Cover by MARCO SANTUCCI

Variant cover by KAEL NGU

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 7 | $4.99 US Variant (Card stock)

ON SALE 1//25/22

After last issue’s revelation, Aquaman and Green Arrow must double their efforts to escape and thwart Scorpio’s plot to rewrite time to their own agenda!

 

BLUE & GOLD #6

Written by DAN JURGENS

Art and cover by RYAN SOOK

Peacemaker variant cover by SIMONE DI MEO

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 6 of 8 | $4.99 US Variant (Card stock)

ON SALE 1/18/22

Booster and Beetle are lost in space! After a disastrous first day on their new jobs as hero business owners and operators, the duo has found themselves kidnapped and stranded on an alien world. Who’s to blame? Well, the Omnizon of course! Welcome to her home planet, Br’Honn, where a battle to the death between friends is just another Tuesday!

 

DC VS. VAMPIRES #4

Written by JAMES TYNION IV and MATTHEW ROSENBERG

Art and cover by OTTO SCHMIDT

Variant cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA 

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 12 | $4.99 US Variant (Card stock)

ON SALE 1/25/22

Batman has confirmed who in the Justice League has been turned into a vampire…but can he make his move before the Justice League is turned against him? It’s hero versus hero in this blood-drenched chapter…with clues to who the new Vampire King might be! 

 

DEATHSTROKE INC. #5

Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON 

Art by PAOLO PANTALENA

Cover by HOWARD PORTER

Variant cover by IVAN TAO

1:25 variant cover by NATHAN SZERDY

Peacemaker variant cover by LUCIO PARRILLO

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 7 | $4.99 US Variant (Card stock)

ON SALE 1/25/22  

Deathstroke and black canary are trapped in the ghost zone! To escape the horror, the Deathstroke Inc. team must confront their own ghosts…and deal with a deadly offer from the returning Libra! 

 

 

GREEN LANTERN #10

Written by GEOFFREY THORNE

Art by TOM RANEY and MARCO SANTUCCI

Cover by BERNARD CHANG

Variant cover by ALAN QUAH

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

ON SALE 1/4/22      

John Stewart was a Marine, an architect, a Green Lantern. Now John is the only one who can stop the Lightbringer’s plans, but in order to do so, he must choose a new path forward, one that will change his role in the DC Universe forever! Back on Oa, Jo Mullein faces the formidable Anti-Guardian!

 

HARDWARE: SEASON ONE #6

Written by BRANDON THOMAS

Art by DENYS COWAN and BILL SIENKIEWICZ

Cover by MATEUS MANHANINI

Variant cover by DENYS COWAN

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

ON SALE 1/11/22  

Mercenaries, police, backstabbing businessmen, and more have all tried to keep Curtis Metcalf down. His reputation is in tatters, his suit nearly destroyed, and his body beaten, and still nothing can stop Curtis from getting his revenge. It’s time for Edwin Alva to realize just how big of a mistake he made in underestimating the power of Hardware’s rage!

 

HUMAN TARGET #4

Written by TOM KING

Art and cover by GREG SMALLWOOD

Variant cover by DAVE JOHNSON

$4.99 US | 40 pages | 4 of 12 | (All covers card stock)

ON SALE 1/25/22

17+

With eight days left to solve his own murder, Christopher Chance tracks down his next suspect. His murderer couldn’t be Blue Beetle…could it? 

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #72  

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS

Art by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO

Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

Variant cover by DAVID MARQUEZ

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

ON SALE 1/18/22

The Royal Flush Gang has hatched one of the most elaborate plans in the history of the DC Universe, and now we know that all of it was a prelude to the crime of this and maybe even the next century. What in the Multiverse could the Royal Flush Gang be after? How does it connect to Black Adam’s trial? Find out here!

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE INCARNATE #3

Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON and DENNIS CULVER

Art by ARIEL OLIVETTI and ANDRE BRESSAN

Cover by GARY FRANK

Variant cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI

Peacemaker variant cover by JORGE FORNÉS

1:25 variant cover by JORGE FORNÉS

$4.99 US | 40 pages | 3 of 5 | $5.99 US Variant (Card stock)

ON SALE 1/4/22  

Doctor Multiverse is caught in the clutches of Darkseid! To save her, President Superman, Flashpoint Batman, and the rest of the Justice League Incarnate team up with Earth-41 heroes Spore and Nimrod Squad; meanwhile, a villain from Multiversity returns to stake their claim on the crack in the Multiverse and the power that lies beyond.

 

LOONEY TUNES #264

Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS

Art by WALTER CARZON and HORACIO OTTOLINI

Cover by DEREK FRIDOLFS

$2.99 US | 32 pages

ON SALE 1/18/22  

While attending a professional wrestling event, Bugs and Daffy are handpicked by the audience to take part in the main match. Daffy is sure their two-on-one advantage will bring them fame and fortune…until he discovers that their opponent is none other than the heavyweight champion, the Crusher…whose previous opponents each left the ring on a stretcher! 

 

MAD MAGAZINE #24

Written by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS

Cover by ANOTHER USUAL IDIOT WITH SOME CRAYONS

$5.99 US | 56 PGS

ON SALE 2/15/22  

You’ve been a very, very MAD dog! America’s longest-running humor magazine continues to skewer everything pop culture! This pet-themed issue features a wide variety of classic parodies plus vintage MAD favorites like Spy vs. Spy, “MAD Look at…” by Sergio Aragonés, and more from the Usual Gang of Idiots. MAD will surely make the whole family howl, meow, chirp, whinny, moo, and cock-a-doodle-doo with chuckles. Go fetch your copy today!

 

NUBIA & THE AMAZONS #4

Written by STEPHANIE WILLIAMS and VITA AYALA

Art by ALITHA MARTINEZ and MARK MORALES

Cover by DARRYL BANKS

Variant cover by BRITTNEY WILLIAMS

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 6 | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)

ON SALE 1/18/22  

Andromeda has gone from most talented to most wanted! Concerned about her sister, Nubia leads the charge. What evil from Tartarus has found its way into the very soul of Doom’s Doorway’s latest champion? To find out, our queen will have to delve deep into her haunted past for clues. Can she heal herself from old wounds in time to save another from making the same mistakes? Find out in another exciting chapter of Nubia’s solo adventures!

 

ONE-STAR SQUADRON #2

Written by MARK RUSSELL

Art and cover by STEVE LIEBER

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 2 of 6

ON SALE 1/4/22

Meet Minute Man, the greatest hero probably never heard of! It’s not easy being Red (Tornado)! As the boss, he’s got everyone relying on him for their next paycheck. Enter Minute Man, a 1990s has-been superhero looking for 15 more minutes of fame…or at least a way to pay for Miraclo pills. Without them, he’s a super-zero and he’s willing to do anything for one more chance at power. How far will he go? Meet Metropolis Comic Con’s newest special guest! 

 

SUICIDE SQUAD #11

Written by ROBBIE THOMPSON

Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and JULIO FERREIRA

Cover by EDUARDO PANSICA, JULIO FERREIRA, and MARCELO MAIOLO

Variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE

$3.99 US | 32 pages | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)

ON SALE 1/4/22

RICK FLAG ATTACKS! The Suicide Squad barely manage to steal an alien technology from Oa only to find themselves cut off from their transport back to Earth and on the run from Lanterns and Thanagarians. And no backup is coming from Earth because Amanda Waller is under fire from her onetime ally, current-time enemy: Rick Flag!

 

SUICIDE SQUAD: KING SHARK #5

Written by TIM SEELEY

Art by SCOTT KOLINS

Cover by TREVOR HAIRSINE

Variant cover by SIYA OUM

Peacmaker variant cover by KAARE ANDREWS

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 5 of 6 | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)

ON SALE 1/18/22

In the aftermath of tragedy, King Shark is on a roll, taking down fools left and right on his way toward victory in the Wild Games! The only thing that stands between humanity and total shark domination is the Defacer! Can she take one for the team and stab the only friend she has left in the back?

 

TASK FORCE Z #4

Written by MATTHEW ROSENBERG

Art by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA

Cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA

Variant cover by RILEY ROSSMO

1:25 variant cover by DAN SCHOENING

Peacemaker variant cover by DAN MORA

$3.99 US | 32 pages | $4 .99 US Variant (Card Stock)

ON SALE 1/25/22

There’s no way that Red Hood’s team of zombie villains would ever turn on him. I mean, that’s just math. There’s no chance at all that trying to control a team that literally has zombie Bane on it will work out badly. So just stop it, don’t even think that way…and even if that were the case, there’s no way Mr. Freeze would return to kill everyone either, right?

 

TEEN TITANS ACADEMY #11

Written by TIM SHERIDAN

Art by MIKE NORTON

Cover by RAFA SANDOVAL

Variant cover by FICO OSSIO

$3.99 US | 32 pages | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)

ON SALE 1/25/22

Dane, a.k.a. Nevermore, came to the academy to become a hero, but circumstance and fate are leading him down a much darker path. To understand their future, the Titans must look into the complicated past of their most mysterious student—and unearth truths that may leave them with an impossible choice.

 

THE FLASH #778

Written by JEREMY ADAMS

Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and MATT RYAN

Cover by BRANDON PETERSON

Variant cover by JORGE CORONA

$3.99 US | 32 pages | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)

ON SALE 1/18/22

Having traveled to Gemworld by way of the second dimension, the Flash joins Justice League Dark and the princess of Gemworld, Amethyst, in a race against time to thwart Eclipso’s evil plans.

 

WONDER GIRL #8

Written by JOËLLE JONES

Art by JOËLLE JONES

Cover by W. SCOTT FORBES

Variant cover by JEFF DEKAL

$3.99 US| 32 pages  | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)

ON SALE 1/25/22

After being separated from her tribe for years, Yara has finally found her sisters. But there is no time for celebration—the very rainforest they have sworn to protect is in danger! The Esquecida remained hidden from Man’s World in the past, but now they will have to reemerge to save their future! Who seeks to destroy their sacred lands and why? Find out in the next thrilling chapter of Wonder Girl!

 

WONDER WOMAN #783

Written by BECKY CLOONAN, MICHAEL W. CONRAD,

and VITA AYALA

Art by MARCIO TAKARA and SKYLAR PATRIDGE

Cover by TERRY AND RACHEL DODSON

Variant cover by WILL MURAI

$4.99 US | 40 pages | $5.99 US Variant (Card Stock)

ON SALE 1/11/22

As Wonder Woman soars across continents to save Steve Trevor, the evil force behind it all emerges! The doubles of our hero were only the beginning for Image-Maker and he won’t stop until Diana pays for what Janus has done. There are many victims of the villainess’s deadly rampage through the Multiverse and their wishes for revenge are now directed toward our Amazon Princess! Will she survive paying for the sins of another selfish deity? Meanwhile, in the world of the Bana-Mighdall, their oracle has seen a startling vision of doom! What could this mean for their relationship with their sisters on Paradise Island? All will be revealed!

 

WONDER WOMAN: EVOLUTION #3

Written by STEPHANIE PHILLIPS

Art by MIKE HAWTHORNE and ADRIANO DI BENEDETTO

Cover by MIKE HAWTHORNE

Variant cover by JULIET NNEKA

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 3 of 8 | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)

ON SALE 1/18/22

As the trial for all humankind begins, with Wonder Woman serving as the defendant for all of Earth, godlike cosmic accusers present an extensive list of charges against humanity. Does the capacity for good outweigh the great evils done to one another and the entire planet? Diana must believe it does…or else all the people she has sworn to protect will face certain extinction. From Harley Quinn writer Stephanie Phillips and acclaimed artist Mike Hawthorne (Daredevil, Deadpool) comes the next installment of Wonder Woman: Evolution.

 

BLACK MANTA #5

Written by CHUCK BROWN

Art by VALENTINE DE LANDRO

Cover by JORGE FORNÉS

Variant cover by SANFORD GREENE

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 5 of 6 | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)

ON SALE 1/11/22

Black Manta finds himself at the crossroads of good and evil as Devil Ray’s secret origin and Black Manta’s own past collide and erupt! Will Black Manta finally accept his legacy of villainy…and maybe even make the choice to overcome it? Or will Devil Ray’s plans quite literally rip apart not just the seven seas, but the whole world?

 

CRUSH & LOBO #8

Written by MARIKO TAMAKI

Art and cover by AMANCAY NAHUELPAN

Variant cover by JEN BARTEL

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 8 of 8 | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)

ON SALE 1/4/22  

SERIES FINALE! Like father, like daughter? Okay, fine, maybe a little. Crush and Lobo are back in prison, but this time they’re stuck together and no one’s happy about it. Well, except maybe the gleefully scheming warden, who’s now got two Czarnians for the price of one. Is escaping space prison worth putting aside a couple little differences like “tried to kill each other multiple times?” Crush and Lobo make no promises in the thrilling conclusion to their series!

 

DC HORROR PRESENTS: SOUL PLUMBER #4

Written by MARCUS PARKS, HENRY ZEBROWSKI, and BEN KISSEL

Art and cover by JOHN McCREA

Variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 6 | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)

ON SALE 1/4/22

Things get weirder, grosser, and more biblical as Edgar and Elk follow Blorp’s trail of carnage across the city. But is this visitor from another dimension truly as dangerous as it seems, or is there something innocent about it? Perhaps even something divine? Edgar’s time in seminary couldn’t possibly prepare him for what’s in store!

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE INFINITY #7

Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS and JAMES TUCKER

Art by ETHEN BEAVERS

Cover by RILEY ROSSMO

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 7 of 7

ON SALE  1/4/22

The entity released from the Mirrored Room has accomplished its goal and is erasing the Multiverse and all of existence once and for all. In a last-ditch effort, using all his willpower, John Stewart saves what friends he can. Trapped in a construct bubble, the team works to formulate a plan of action, but is it too late? Is this the end of the Justice League?

 

TITANS UNITED #5

Written by CAVAN SCOTT

Art by JOSE LUIS and JONAS TRINDADE

Cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL

Variant cover by KAEL NGU

$3.99 US | 32 pages | 5 of 7 | $4.99 US Variant (Card Stock)

ON SALE 1/11/22

Black Zero strikes! Superboy has turned on the Titans as Tamaranean forces move to invade Earth. As Donna Troy falls to Conner’s newly restored powers, Raven tries desperately to reach the friend and ally they once knew.

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 November 2021 Solicits, click HERE. Or, if you missed the December 2021 Solicits, click HERE so we can get you all caught up! And, if you’re a MARVEL COMICS fan, click HERE for the JANUARY 2022 Solicits as well!

Moreover, if you’re interested in DC Comics, check out the most recent DARK NIGHTS: DEATH METAL event by clicking HERE and follow through to the INFINITE FRONTIER 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 the read and continued support. Stay safe and stay healthy.

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