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DC Comics March 2023 Solicitations

DC Comics has released their full solicitations for titles that are scheduled to ship in March 2023. Among DC‘s offerings for March are the start of the Lazarus Planet: Revenge of the Gods miniseries and the return of the one of DC’s most peculiar superhero team in The Unstoppable Doom Patrol , which was first announced in November.

As always, we get our fair share of Batman-related books to go with some new releases in the Superman universe. Find all of the info you need below, including the various covers in the full DC Comics March 2023 solicitations. Check out all the information and come back to grandadmiral.net for all the latest comic book news.

 

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN: JON KENT #1
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art and cover by CLAYTON HENRY
Variant covers by ZU ORZU, RAFAEL SARMENTO, YASMIN FLORES MONTANEZ, A.L. KAPLAN, CLAYTON HENRY, and MEGAN HUANG
1:25 variant cover by JORDI TARRAGONA
1:50 foil variant cover by CLAYTON HENRY
1:100 design variant spot gloss cover by DAN MORA
Shazam! Fury of the Gods movie variant cover by LEE WEEKS
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 3/7/23
ANOTHER SUPERMAN HAS FALLEN.
Across the Multiverse, Kal-Els are being murdered. Val-Zod, the Superman of Earth-2, believes only one man can help stop the killing—Kal-El’s son, Jon Kent! Jon will have to step across dimensions and face the killer of the Kal-Els, the monstrous Ultraman, the man who kidnapped and tortured him for years. And Val-Zod is not acting alone in trying to save the Supermen. Who is the mysterious woman alongside him? And what is her shocking connection to the Super-Family?

 

SUPERMAN #2
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art and cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL
Variant covers by TONY S. DANIEL, GABRIEL RODRIGUEZ, JONBOY MEYERS, and NATHAN SZERDY
1:25 variant cover by JUANJO LOPEZ
1:50 variant cover by RAHZZAH
1:100 foil variant cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL
$4.99 US | 32 pages | $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 3/21/23
NIGHT OF THE PARASITE!
Superman is overwhelmed as Parasite’s new powers are unleashed! Can Superman stop all of Metropolis from being consumed by the power-hungry Parasite or will he need Lex Luthor’s help to save the day? Introducing a new antihero—Marilyn Moonlight, the Spirit of Metropolis—who only operates at night! Is she friend or foe to the Man of Steel?! And how does she connect to Metropolis’s secret past?

 

ACTION COMICS #1053
Written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON, DAN JURGENS, and LEAH WILLIAMS
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL, LEE WEEKS, and MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
Cover by STEVE BEACH
Variant cover by RAFA SANDOVAL
Variant cover by LEE WEEKS
1:25 variant cover by NATHAN SZERDY
1:50 foil variant cover by STEVE BEACH
Shazam! Fury of the Gods movie variant cover by LUCIO PARRILLO
$4.99 US | 48 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 3/28/23
“No livin’ thing’s supposed to have power like this. No matter how blue your eyes are or how pretty your face is, you’re just as much a monster as me.”

War rages on between Metropolis’s two men of steel, Superman and Metallo! As Metallo’s new body continues to evolve in unexpected and nightmarish ways, the voice of his “operating system” has been changing too, testing the limits of his sanity. Finally, when his alien tech takes on a life of its own and infects the most violent members of the Blue Earth movement, the resultant abominations target Superman’s greatest strength and greatest weakness: his family! Introducing the first appearance of the Necrohive!

 

SUPERMAN: LOST #1
Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST
Art and cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN and JASON PAZ
Variant covers by JOE QUESADA and LEE WEEKS
1:25 B&W variant cover by JOE QUESADA
1:50 foil variant cover by CARLO PAGULAYAN and JASON PAZ
$4.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 10 | Variant $5.99 US
ON SALE 3/14/23
SUPERMAN’S ODYSSEY OF SOLITUDE!
After Superman is called away on a routine Justice League mission, Lois Lane awakens to find a complete stranger standing in her living room. The Man of Steel, home much sooner than expected, reveals he has, in fact, been lost

in space for 20 years. Nothing and no one seem familiar to him anymore, and the timeless bond between them has been severed…or has it? Can love conquer all? Superman’s 85th anniversary celebration continues with this all-new blockbuster 10-issue series from the creators of the Eisner-nominated Deathstroke series!

 

LAZARUS PLANET: REVENGE OF THE GODS #1
Written by G. WILLOW WILSON, BECKY CLOONAN, and MICHAEL W. CONRAD
Art by CIAN TORMEY and ALITHA MARTINEZ
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
Variant cover by SIMONE DI MEO
1:25 variant cover by MICHAEL CHO
1:50 foil cover by DANIEL SAMPERE
$4.99 US | 40 pages | 1 of 4 | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 3/14/23
After the events of Lazarus Planet, the gods of the Multiverse have decided to take down the heroes they once called champions and the world they’ve sworn to protect. For years the gods sat idle atop their mountains as their legends faded into obscurity along with their bodies. Now is their time to remind the selfish mortals of their existence and take back the world with something more powerful than belief…fear. Only the brave heroes Wonder Woman and Shazam stand in their way, but will their combined powers be enough?

 

LAZARUS PLANET: REVENGE OF THE GODS #2
Written by G. WILLOW WILSON, BECKY CLOONAN, and MICHAEL W. CONRAD
Art by CIAN TORMEY, EMA NUELA LUPACCHINO, and ALITHA MARTINEZ
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
Variant cover by SIMONE DI MEO
1:25 variant cover by MICHAEL CHO
$4.99 US | 40 pages | 2 of 4 | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 3/28/23
The gods have leveled up, and Shazam is no match for them! After Wonder Woman’s changing of sides to save her Amazon sisters, Billy must use his quickly fading wisdom of Solomon to formulate a plan to stop his world’s destruction. Little does he know a secret ally awaits him in Olympus…but how will he make it there? Sounds like a job for Wonder Girl!

 

WONDER WOMAN #797
Written by BECKY CLOONAN, MICHAEL W. CONRAD, and JOSIE CAMPBELL
Art by AMANCAY NAHUELPAN and CAITLIN YARSKY
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
Variant cover by BABS TARR
Variant cover by JOELLE JONES
1:25 variant cover by ZU ORZU
1:50 foil variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
Shazam! Fury of the Gods movie variant cover by POP MHAN
$4.99 US | 40 pages | $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 3/21/23
The Revenge of the Gods continues in this can’t-miss tie-in! After Diana’s shocking choice to align herself with the gods, her world has changed. Could godhood be the answer to all her problems? Find out as Diana ascends! Plus, don’t miss a special Shazam story starring the new champion!

 

BATMAN – ONE BAD DAY: RA’S AL GHUL #1
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and DANNY MIKI
Variant cover by JIM LEE, SCOTT WILLIAMS, and ALEX SINCLAIR
1:25 variant cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ
1:50 variant cover by BRUNO REDONDO
1:100 variant cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
Premium variant cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and ARIF PRIANTO
Premium Lineup variant cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and ARIF PRIANTO
$7.99 US | 64 pages | Prestige | (all covers are card stock)
ON SALE 3/21/23
WHY WON’T BATMAN SAVE THE WORLD?!
For centuries Ra’s al Ghul has wanted to save the Earth from the worst of humankind, and for centuries he has failed. Recently his greatest obstacle has been the Dark Knight Detective, Batman. Ra’s offered Batman a chance to be a part of his new world order, but Batman refused. For years their cold war has raged, but Ra’s will have no more. Ra’s will remove Batman from the equation and save the world, re-creating it in his image and bringing the peace and prosperity all the good-hearted souls of this Earth deserve. Don’t miss this epic tragedy from the all-star creative team of Tom Taylor (Nightwing, Superman: Son of Kal-El, DCeased) and Ivan Reis (Detective Comics, Blackest Night): the last of the One Bad Day specials, and one of the most epic to date.

 

BATMAN #133
Written by CHIP ZDARSKY
Art by MIKE HAWTHORNE and ADRIANO DI BENEDETTO
Cover by JORGE JIMENEZ
Backup art by MIGUEL MENDONCA
Variant cover by JOE QUESADA
Variant cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
1:25 variant cover by DERRICK CHEW
1:50 foil variant cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 3/7/23
Everyone goes insane eventually. And then they belong to the terrifying Red Mask! But Gotham City has a new savior. He strikes from the shadows, exhumes the dead, and is known only as…the Batman.
And in our backup story, Tim Drake’s search for Batman continues as he and Superman, Jon Kent, team up to stop the terror of the Toyman!

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #1070
Written by RAM V
Art by RICCARDO FEDERICI
Cover by EVAN CAGLE
Backup written by SIMON SPURRIER
Backup art by CASPAR WIJNGAARD
Variant cover by IVAN REIS
Variant cover by KELLEY JONES
1:25 variant cover by SEB McKINNON
1:50 foil variant cover by KELLEY JONES
Shazam! Fury of the Gods movie variant cover by TRAVIS MOORE
$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 3/28/23
The gothic opera crashes into a crescendo as Batman goes head-to-head with an Azmer demon…unaware that it is is someone in Bruce Wayne’s life. Meanwhile, a mysterious team called the Vigil arrives to investigate the Azmer sightings—but who are the Vigil, and are they on Batman’s side? Then, in the backup: With Mrs. Freeze only a pale image of the woman Victor Fries fell in love with—what is he to do now to save her?

 

BATMAN & THE JOKER: THE DEADLY DUO #5
Written by MARC SILVESTRI
Art and cover by MARC SILVESTRI
Variant covers by WHILCE PORTACIO
1:25 variant cover by GARY FRANK
1:50 variant cover by MARC SILVESTRI
1:100 variant cover by DANIEL WARREN JOHNSON
$4.99 US | 32 pages | 5 of 7 | (all covers are card stock)
ON SALE 3/7/23
When the Deadly Duo’s investigation brings them into the catacombs under Gotham, Batman and The Joker’s adventure becomes a trip into hell. If you thought this series had already shown you its horrors, get ready for a descent into the heart of darkness as Batman and The Joker’s true enemy is revealed.

 

MULTIVERSITY: HARLEY SCREWS UP THE DCU #1
Written by FRANK TIERI
Art by LOGAN FAERBER
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
Variant cover by LOGAN FAERBER
1:25 variant cover by RILEY ROSSMO
1:50 variant cover by CHAD HARDIN
$4.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 3/14/23
Harley’s back in Coney for a long-overdue reunion with old friends, old haunts, and…an old time machine?
You heard right! A mysterious benefactor has left Harley a time machine, and after giving it about a half second of thought, she decides to take it for a joyride. What could go wrong, right? Funny you should ask. Turns out a quick trip through time can screw up a few things…namely, the entire DC Universe!

 

HARLEY QUINN #28
Written by TINI HOWARD
Art and cover by SWEENEY BOO
Backup by ERICA HENDERSON
Variant cover by RYAN SOOK
Variant cover by JENNY FRISON
1:25 variant cover by DAN MORA
1:50 variant cover by MATIAS BERGARA
$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 3/28/23
Ever have one of those days where ya just can’t catch a break? A day where you’re really trying not to get into trouble while your girlfriend is out of town, but then some jerk attacks you at brunch, you get arrested for some teensy-weensy property damage, and you’re sentenced to community service? Why, I tell you, it’s enough to make a gal start seein’ cartoon fishies every which way and such! Also featuring a very special in-continuity dream of Harley Quinn starring, you guessed it, moi, in the role of a lifetime—the magical-girl-clown protector of Gotham City!

 

UNSTOPPABLE DOOM PATROL #1
Written by DENNIS CULVER
Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
Variant cover by NATHAN SZERDY
1:25 variant cover by DENNIS CULVER
1:50 foil variant cover by NATHAN SZERDY
Scratch-off variant covers by CHRIS BURNHAM
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 3/28/23
THE WORLD’S STRANGEST HEROES ARE BACK IN THE DC UNIVERSE!
After the events of Lazarus Planet, more people than ever have active metagenes! Most of these new metahumans have become misfits, shunned and imprisoned by a fearful society. They are hidden away in the dark, lost to a system that only sees them as weapons or guinea pigs—ticking time bombs that can only be defused by the Unstoppable Doom Patrol! Robotman, Elasti-Woman, and Negative Man are joined by their brand-new teammates Beast Girl and Degenerate and led by Crazy Jane’s mysterious new alter, the Chief, on a mission of saving the world by saving the monsters!