EXCLUSIVE: Superman Family Solicitations for July, 2013

Fri, April 5th, 2013 at 8:58am PDT

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DC Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive advance look at the solicitation information and covers for its Superman family of titles shipping to stores in July, including Scott Snyder and Jim Lee's "Superman Unchained" #2, Greg Pak and Jae Lee's "Batman/Superman" #2, an "Action Comics" fill-in story by Scott Lobdell and Tyler Kirkham and more.

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SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #2
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Backup story art by DUSTIN NGUYEN
1:300 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
On sale JULY 10 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
The technological terrorists called Ascension are growing bolder with every attack, creating problems only can solve—and that’s with help from the world’s greatest detective, Batman! But the mystery that’s really got them both worried is the unknown figure that’s been shadowing Superman! And in this issue’s backup tale, Jimmy Olsen takes center stage as Metropolis reacts to an event that’s shaken the city to its core!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

SUPERMAN UNCHAINED DIRECTOR’S CUT #1
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by JIM LEE
Backup story art by DUSTIN NGUYEN
Cover by JIM LEE
On sale JULY 24 • 64 pg, FC, $5.99 US • RATED T
The debut issue of the red-hot new series is back in a special Director’s Cut edition! Shot directly from the pencil art by Jim Lee and Dustin Nguyen for SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #1, this new edition also includes Scott Snyder’s full script to this blockbuster story!

ACTION COMICS #22
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
Backup story art by PHILIP TAN
1:25 B&W Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
On sale JULY 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
A group of warriors from space come to Earth in search of their new king—and they’ve set their sites on Superman to lead them!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

SUPERMAN ANNUAL #2
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL and FRANK HANNAH
Art by PASCALE ALIXE
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale JULY 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
What repercussions lurk beneath the surface from Brainiac’s first attack—and how does it all set the stage for the battle of Metropolis? Plus, how can the Man of Steel fight something he can’t physically stop!

SUPERMAN #22
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
1:25 B&W Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale JULY 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Confronted with a Psi War, Superman falls before one of its leaders, the H.I.V.E. queen!

SUPERBOY #22
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale JULY 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Has Superboy met his match: Psycho and the Teen of Steel continue to track down what they believe are H.I.V.E. psi operatives, with the help of Lois Lane—who Superboy feels a bond to that Psycho isn’t revealing. And Kon’s double may complicate things even more!

SUPERGIRL #22
Written by MICHAEL ALAN NELSON
Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
On sale JULY 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Careful what you wish for! Kara may have found a home away from Earth, but it’s at a price that Superboy will have to pay to a major Superman foe!

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #2
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by JAE LEE
1:25 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:100 B&W Variant by JAE LEE
On sale JULY 3 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Batman and Superman travel to Earth 2, where they find familiar heroes who are trying to kill them!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

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