Top 10 DC Comics Rebirth May 2017 Solicitations Spoilers With Superman, Suicide Squad, A New Costume For Superwoman & Watchmen?

DC Comics is planning another HUGE month with May 2017; their full solicits are out.

Even with a 4-part cross-over call Lazarus Contract involving Deathstroke, the Titans and the Teen titans (spoilers here), a Jack Kirby’s Fourth World new series from the Young Animal imprint (spoilers here) and the Flashpoint / Watchmen inspired cross-over called Button between Batman and the Flash (spoilers here) there are still 10 more intruguing DC titles in May 2017!

10 & 9 – Action Comics

An all-powerful Revenge Squad debuts plus more Suicide Squad alongside Superman.

      ACTION COMICS #979

      Written by DAN JURGENS • Art by PATCH ZIRCHER • Cover by RODOLFO MIGLIARI • Variant cover by GARY FRANK

      Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

      “REVENGE” part one! Superman, Lois and Jon return to their lives in Metropolis while Eradicator, Cyborg Superman, Metallo and Mongul unite to destroy the Man of Steel!

      On sale MAY 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

      ACTION COMICS #980

      Written by DAN JURGENS • Art by PATCH ZIRCHER • Cover by RODOLFO MIGLIARI • Variant cover by GARY FRANK

      Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

      “REVENGE” part two! Both Superman and the Revenge Squad must traverse the deadly Black Vault in a race against time to reach General Zod! Amanda Waller’s secret Kryptonian weapon reveals himself to the world, but Cyborg Superman and Eradicator move in to recruit him. Tying directly into the events of this month’s Suicide Squad issues—and no matter who wins in this epic showdown, it spells certain
      doom for the Last Son of Krypton!

      On sale MAY 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

8 & 7 – Suicide Squad

More Kryptonians alongside the Suicide Squad too? Zod!

      SUICIDE SQUAD #17

      Written by ROB WILLIAMS • Art by TONY S. DANIEL and SANDU FLOREA • Cover by TONY S. DANIEL • Variant cover by WHILCE PORTACIO

      Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

      “EARTHLINGS ON FIRE” part two! Driven to extreme measures by the globe-spanning conspiracy known only as the People, Amanda Waller has done the unthinkable: made General Zod a full-fledged member of Task Force X! His first mission? Destroy the Annihilation Brigade, the People’s own, much deadlier version of the Suicide Squad!

      On sale MAY 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

      SUICIDE SQUAD #18

      Written by ROB WILLIAMS • Art by TONY S. DANIEL and SANDU FLOREA • Cover by TONY S. DANIEL • Variant cover by WHILCE PORTACIO

      Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

      “EARTHLINGS ON FIRE” part three! The moment SUICIDE SQUAD has been building to from the beginning is here! The Suicide Squad has everything they want. Deadshot is reunited with his daughter. Harley Quinn and Rick Flag’s mutual attraction is becoming a true romance. And Amanda Waller has defeated all her enemies. Or has she? Sitting in a Belle Reve prison cell is the biggest gamble the Wall has ever played, and it’s one for which the entire world will pay.

      On sale MAY 24 • 32 pg, FC, Each $2.99 US • RATED T+

6 & 5 – Detective Comics

War is coming and the Spoiler to leave over the fate of Tim Drake (his presumed death)?

      DETECTIVE COMICS #956

      Written by JAMES TYNION IV • Art by MARCIO TAKARA • Cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA • Variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

      Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

      “League Of Shadows” finale! It’s all out war against the single most ruthless villain Batman’s ever faced: Lady Shiva and her army of nihilistic killers! But at least one member of the team might wind up swallowed whole by the darkness of the League…

      On sale MAY 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

      DETECTIVE COMICS #957

      Written by GENEVIEVE VALENTINE and JAMES TYION IV • Art by CARMEN CARNERO • Cover by ALVARO MARTINEZ • Variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

      Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

      “The Wrath Of Spoiler”! Stephanie Brown wants nothing more than to save Gotham City from the epidemic of costumed vigilantes and madmen that regularly tear the city apart. But before she can try to stop them, she must face the challenge of one in particular: the insane idealogue the Wrath is back, and Stephanie knows what he has planned—but she refuses to let Batman risk more lives to stop him. That means it’s all on her…and a very unlikely ally!

      On sale MAY 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

4 & 3 – JLA

Who is Xenos and is he the newest member of the JLA?

      JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #6

      Written by STEVE ORLANDO • Art by ANDY MACDONALD • Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO • Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE

      Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

      “MYTHIC” part two! Aegeus’s mythic horde continues to steamroll over the battered landscape of Penn City, and the only thing standing in their path is…the Atom?? Also: Lobo is laid out, his healing factor neutralized, and the only thing that could possibly save him requires a level of violence that we may not be allowed to print!

      On sale MAY 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

      JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #7

      Written by STEVE ORLANDO • Art by FELIPE WATANABE and SCOTT HANNA • Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO • Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE

      Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

      “FATAL ATTRACTION”! Batman and Xenos work on the Secret Sanctuary while the Ray and Vixen perform community outreach. But it’s not all fun and games for DC’s newest superhero team, as the Atom and Killer Frost face off against the Terrorsmith (and their own budding romance) while Lobo and Black Canary come to blows in a casino caper. And it’s all capped off with a moment fans have been waiting for since DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH!

      On sale MAY 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

2 – Captain Atom

The build to the Watchmen summer event continues as Captain Atom finds a unique place in DC Rebirth? And, is that Major Force he’s fighting in the quantum field or Doctor Manhanttan?

      THE FALL AND RISE OF CAPTAIN ATOM #5

      Written by CARY BATES and GREG WEISMAN • Art by WILL CONRAD • Cover by STEVE RUDE

      “Quantum Mechanic” part five! Still shaken by the secret General Eiling and Dr. Megala went to extraordinary lengths to conceal, Captain Atom would like time to adjust. But a serial killer who wields astounding powers that rival his own has other plans!

      On sale MAY 3 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T

1 – Superwoman

Lana Lang is the one true Superwoman, but does she have new powers and new costume too?

      SUPERWOMAN #10

      Written by K. PERKINS • Art by STEPHEN SEGOVIA and ART THIBERT • Cover by KEN LASHLEY • Variant cover by RENATO GUEDES

      Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details. Includes a code for a free digital download of this issue.

      “Rediscovery” part one! Superwoman is on the hunt for the man responsible for landing Natasha Irons’ father, Crash, in jail—the deadly Skyhook! But Steel is urging caution, and the three heroes are at odds over how much they can trust Crash’s motives. The true history of Steel’s family tree will be revealed as the group is torn apart.

      On sale MAY 10 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Bonus – Bane

Not sure if this will be good or a train wreck, but lots of Bane DC Rebirth love has led to a maxi-series by his creators.

      BANE: CONQUEST #1

      Written by CHUCK DIXON • Art and cover by GRAHAM NOLAN • Variant cover by KELLEY JONES

      Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.

      The co-creators of Bane make a triumphant return to the character, with a twelve-issue series that will push him to the limit! Bane is seeking to create a global criminal empire with the help of his original gang, Bird, Trogg, and Zombie. The Man Who Broke The Bat moves beyond Gotham to find new cities to conquer and new enemies to crush. He won’t stop until he stands at the top of the world of crime! For Bane, it’s all about CONQUEST.

      On sale MAY 3 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 12, $3.99 US • RATED T+

Any books intrigue you from DC Comics’ May 2017 solicitations?

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