DC COMICS FOR APRIL 2023
DC UNIVERSE TITLES
DC PRIDE 2023 (ONE-SHOT)
Written by GRANT MORRISON, NICOLE MAINES, CHRISTOPHER CANTWELL, NADIA SHAMMAS, and others! Art by HAYDEN SHERMAN, PAULINA GANUCHEAU, STEPHEN SADOWSKI, SKYLAR PATRDIGE, MILDRED LOUIS, and others! Cover by MATEUS MANHANINI Wraparound variant cover by GABRIEL PICOLO Variant cover by OSCAR VEGA Special foil variant cover by JEN BARTEL ($11.99 US) $9.99 US | 104 pages | One-shot | Prestige | (all covers are card stock) ON SALE 5/30/23 DC Pride is back again with a brave and bold and all-new collection of stories starring DC’s fan-favorite stable of LGBTQIA+ characters—many of whom will find themselves in thrilling team-ups the likes of which you’ve never seen before! Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy go to extreme measures to get a little alone time…but there’s nowhere on the planet Crush can’t crash! Jon Kent gets a comprehensive course in dark magic when John Constantine sics a golem on him. Tim Drake and Connor Hawke learn that there’s nothing more awkward than reuniting with an old friend after you’ve both come out and one of you was indoctrinated by the League of Shadows for a while. Circuit Breaker struggles to stifle his powers after the Flash of Earth-11 leaps out of the time stream and knocks them both into another dimension. Just how far would Flashlight go to honor his lost love? All these stories and many more in DC Pride 2023! This year’s anthology also includes: • An introduction by Phil Jimenez! • A 5-page preview of Dreamer's YA debut written by Nicole Maines and drawn by Rye Hickman! • A parade of pinups by Babs Tarr, Maria Llovet, Brandt & Stein, Noah Dao, Travis G. Moore, and more!
THE FLASH #800 (MILESTONE ISSUE)
Written by JEREMY ADAMS, MARK WAID, JOSHUA WILLIAMSON, GEOFF JOHNS, and SIMON SPURRIER Art by FERNANDO PASARIN & OCLAIR ALBERT, TODD NAUCK, CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO, SCOTT KOLINS, and MIKE DEODATO JR. Cover by TAURIN CLARKE Variant covers by MICHAEL CHO, JEFF DEKAL, SIMONE DI MEO, DAVID NAKAYAMA, and OTTO SCHMIDT Special foil variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL ($6.99 US) $4.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock) ON SALE 6/6/23 An oversize anniversary issue concludes writer Jeremy Adams’s acclaimed tenure, with special guests Mark Waid, Joshua Williamson, and Geoff Johns joining the celebration! As the Adams run races to the finish line, get a prelude to the new Dawn of DC chapter of the Fastest Man Alive’s adventures from the dream team of Simon Spurrier (Coda, Detective Comics) and Mike Deodato Jr. (Avengers)!
THE PENGUIN (ONGOING)
Written by TOM KING Art and cover by STEFANO GAUDIANO and SCORPIO STEELE Variant covers by BRIAN BOLLAND, NATHAN SZERDY, and DAVID MARQUEZ $3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock) ON SALE 6/20/23 REVENGE IS FOR THE BIRDS. After retiring to Metropolis following his “death,” Oswald Cobblepot finds himself forced back into the unpredictable and violent Gotham City underworld as a pawn for the United States intelligence community! Gotham’s criminal element has been evolving since he was last in the city, with his bastard twin children ruling the Iceberg Lounge. And what of the man he framed for his death—Batman? Is the Penguin walking into a death sentence? From award-winning and bestselling writer Tom King (Batman, The Human Target) and artist Stefano Gaudiano (Gotham Central, The Walking Dead) comes a bloody, hard-boiled tale of redemption and revenge!
STEELWORKS (L.S. OF 6)
Written by MICHAEL DORN Art by SAMI BASRI Cover by CLAY MANN Variant covers by JON BOGDANOVE and SAMI BASRI $3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock) ON SALE 6/6/23 FORGING THE FUTURE! The Metropolis of the future is here today, but can it survive a terrorist who’s out for revenge against its builder—John Henry Irons, a.k.a. Steel—and his company, Steelworks…and who possesses secrets that could undo everything John has worked so hard to build? While John’s professional life is firing on all cylinders, his personal life is even better, as his on-again, off-again relationship with Lana Lang might be back on, permanently. Now he must decide whether it’s time to give up being Steel once and for all. But does John even know who he would be without his superhero identity? How does the other Steel—John’s niece, Natasha Irons—feel about his momentous decision? And does any of that matter if Steelworks crumbles around him when he lacks the superpowers to fight back? Writer Michael Dorn (the voice of Steel in Superman: The Animated Series) teams up with artist Sami Basri (Harley Quinn, Catwoman) to bring you the next chapter of Steel’s saga in this not-to-be missed six-issue miniseries!
WONDER WOMAN #800 (MILESTONE ISSUE)
Written by BECKY CLOONAN, MICHAEL W. CONRAD, and TOM KING Art by JOELLE JONES, TODD NAUCK, DANIEL SAMPERE, and others Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE Variant covers by BRIAN BOLLAND, JAMAL CAMPBELL, BILQUIS EVELY, and BELEN ORTEGA $5.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $6.99 US (card stock) ON SALE 6/20/23 “Whatever Happened to the Warrior of Truth?” concludes in a landmark 800th issue! Diana’s visions become more vivid as she finds herself trapped in the dreams of those around her! As she struggles to escape, her life as Wonder Woman hangs in the balance. When the dust settles, will she still be the Amazons’ greatest champion? Find out in this extra-special celebration!