By October, the new writers and artists for the top Batman comic books will be in full throttle taking over. Also, there are new story arcs coming our way such as Scott Snyder’s “Death of a Family” with the return of the Joker and his spin off “Court of the Owls” comic book called Talon. Each of your favorite Batman comics will be listed below and DKN will be doing reviews for each comic book as well. The following comic books go in the order of earliest releases to latest releases:
DETECTIVE COMICS #13, DATE: OCTOBER 3RD
Art and cover by JASON FABOK
• All kneel before Emperor Penguin! There’s a hit out on Bruce Wayne! This new story from writer John Layman (Chew) guest stars Nightwing!
BATWING #13, DATE: OCTOBER 3RD
Art by MARCUS TO and RYAN WINN
• Batwing vs. Father Lost and his cult of death! He’s the new villain introduced in this issue – so who are the two new heroes you’ll meet? Find out here!
BATMAN #13, DATE: OCTOBER 10TH
Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
• The Joker returns in “DEATH OF THE FAMILY”! He crippled Batgirl. He killed Robin. What will The Joker do now that he’s returned to Gotham City? What must Batman do to protect his secret identity and that of those who fight alongside him?
BATMAN AND ROBIN #13, DATE: OCTOBER 10TH
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
• Gotham City is being devoured by zombies! Learn the dangerous secrets of the 2-Club!
BATGIRL #13, DATE: OCTOBER 10TH
Art and cover by ED BENES
• The first meeting between Batgirl and Catwoman in The New 52! Plus, the Talon that Barbara faced during Night of the Owls is back for revenge!
RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #13, DATE: OCTOBER 17TH
Art by TIMOTHY GREEN II
• The conclusion of Starfire’s battle for the throne of Tamaran as she is reunited with her sister, Blackfire! Plus: The appearance of someone very bad from for Jason Todd’s past.
NIGHTWING #13, DATE: OCTOBER 17TH
Art by EDDY BARROWS, RUY JOSE and EBER FERREIRA
• Lady Shiva makes her New 52 debut!
CATWOMAN #13, DATE: OCTOBER 17TH
Art by ADRIANA MELO and JULIO FERREIRA
• New series writer Ann Nocenti takes Catwoman deep under cover! Catwoman is the best thief in the world, but stealing another person is a new challenge! The true origin of Selina Kyle revealed!
BATWOMAN #13, DATE: OCTOBER 17TH
Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
• Batwoman and Wonder Woman team up! Batwoman and Wonder Woman team up! (We’re so excited we had to say it twice!).
BIRDS OF PREY #13, DATE: OCTOBER 17TH
Art by ROMANO MOLENAAR
• The team crosses paths with a cult of assassins that has ties to Katana! A new arc starts in the wake of a team member’s betrayal…
TALON #1, DATE: OCTOBER 24TH
Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH
• A new series spinning out of “Night of the Owls”! After many years on the run, Calvin Rose returns to Gotham City to investigate the fallout from “Night of the Owls”! Can the Court of Owls finally be defeated? Could Calvin have the one thing he’s been seeking his entire life: his freedom?
BATMAN, INCORPORATED #5, DATE: OCTOBER 24TH
Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
• Return to the future world seen in BATMAN #666, where Damian has taken over the mantle of the Bat! The whole world has gone mad. The only sane people left are in Arkham Asylum – where Batman is the warden!
BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #13, DATE: OCTOBER 24TH
Art and cover by DAVID FINCH
• Batman is pushed to his limits as he faces a fear toxin unlike any he has ever encountered! What is Batman most afraid of? Find out here! More on The Scarecrow’s origin.
Source- DC Comics