EXCLUSIVE: Superman Family Solicitations for August 2013

Fri, May 10th, 2013 at 8:58am PDT

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CBR News Team, Editor
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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 August including Scott Snyder and Jim Lee's "Superman Unchained" #3, Greg Pak and Jae Lee's "Batman/Superman" #3, Supergirl versus Cyborg Superman in "Supergirl" #23 by Michael Alan Nelson and Mahmud Asrar and more.

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SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #3
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 AUGUST 14 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Superman’s found out the secret the U.S. Army tried desperately to keep from him—or more specifically, that secret’s found him! But with hijacked drone aircraft tearing Tokyo apart, there’s not much time for mystery…and with Lois Lane on the case as well, what’s in the darkness will come to the light!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

ACTION COMICS #23
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Backup story written by FRANK HANNAH
Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM
Backup story art by PHILIP TAN and JONATHAN GLAPION
1:25 B&W Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM
On sale AUGUST 7 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Superman battles the constructs of an immense alien civilization that has built a feudal system based on pure evil! Plus, in the backup story, Jor-El and Lara try to save the Science Council from the colonel who seeks to make all of Krypton kneel before him!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

SUPERMAN #23
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
1:25 B&W Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale AUGUST 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The “Psi-War” epic begins! Psi-War erupts as Hector Hammond tries to take control of H.I.V.E. from its queen, but there are other forces in play as well, as a new Psycho Pirate emerges, and Superman is caught in the middle, unable to protect those closest to him.

SUPERGIRL #23
Written by MICHAEL ALAN NELSON
Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
On sale AUGUST 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Supergirl struggles to survive against one of the most dangerous villains in the entire universe – Cyborg Superman! But what could superman’s robotic doppleganger want with Supergirl? The answer will blow your mind—and set the stage for a massive story this fall!

SUPERBOY #23
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale AUGUST 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
“Psi-War” continues! Superboy’s ultimate nemesis is revealed as the secret head of H.I.V.E. steps forward! Bonds will be broken and the game will change in this important issue, as a major threat to the DC Universe debuts!

Art Shown is a Variant for Issue #1
BATMAN/SUPERMAN #3
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by JAE LEE
1:25 Variant cover by PATRICK GLEASON
1:100 B&W Variant by JAE LEE
On sale AUGUST 7 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
It’s a showdown that could shatter two worlds when Batman and Superman battle the Superman and Batman of Earth 2!
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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