Top 20 From Full DC Comics June 2022 Solicitations With Batman, Superman, Black Adam, Dark Crisis, Young Justice, Teen Justice, But No Justice League?!

Top 20 From Full DC Comics June 2022 Solicitations With Batman, Superman, Black Adam, Dark Crisis, Young Justice, Teen Justice, But No Justice League?!

Among the DC Comics full June 2022 solicits we picked out our Top 20. Do you agree or disagree with the picks?

The Top 20

ACTION COMICS #1044
Written by PHILLIP KENNEDY JOHNSON
Art by RICCARDO FEDERICI
Backup story art by DAVID LAPHAM
Cover by LUCIO PARRILLO
Variant cover by IAN CHURCHILL
PRIDE variant cover by DEREK CHARM
$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/28/22

The Warworld Revolution is here! With the Genesis Stone feeding Kal-El a portion of his long-dormant powers, the quest to overthrow Mongul’s tyrannical rule is well under way…but can Superman convince the war-torn combatants of this hellish nightmare planet that kindness can best cruelty? All this, plus Midnighter stabs some fools who had it coming!

Then, in “A World Without Clark Kent,” Lois, Jon, and John Henry Irons (a.k.a. Steel) convene to unlock the secrets of the mysterious Genesis tech…and Thao-La awakens…

AQUAMEN #5
Written by CHUCK BROWN and BRANDON THOMAS
Art by SAMI BASRI
Cover by TRAVIS MOORE

Variant cover by MICO SUAYAN
PRIDE variant cover by JOE PHILLIPS
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/28/22

Our heroes race to construct a new deactivation spire as the Atlantean sleeper agents continue to awaken worldwide. Can the Aquamen Family hold them off long enough for construction to be completed? Not if the Scavenger has anything to say about it!

BATMAN #124
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art and cover by HOWARD PORTER
Backup written by G. WILLOW WILSON
Backup art by DANI

Variant cover by GABRIELE DELL’OTTO
1:25 variant cover by FILYA BRATUKHIN
1:50 variant cover by JOCK
PRIDE variant cover by AMY REEDER

$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/7/22

In the aftermath of the Shadow War, Batman has returned to Gotham! But when he hears word of strange developments in Badhnisia, he’s forced to question…has Abyss returned? Or has a new hero been born in the dark?

And in the backup, Poison Ivy uncovers the troubling ramifications of the Gardener and Harley Quinn’s actions during Fear State in this prologue to Poison Ivy drawn by Dani and written by Poison Ivy series writer G. Willow Wilson.

BATMAN/CATWOMAN #12
Written by TOM KING
Art and cover by CLAY MANN

Variant covers by TRAVIS CHAREST, JIM LEE, and SCOTT WILLIAMS
$4.99 US | 32 pages | 12 of 12 (all covers card stock)
ON SALE 6/14/22
17+

Wedding bells are finally ringing for Batman and Catwoman! As our story concludes, the lovers prepare to take the next steps in their lives together by trading everlasting vows. The Bat/Cat wedding is here, and knowing Bruce and Selina, it’ll be anything but conventional. You won’t want to miss this final chapter of Tom King’s Batman epic!

BATMAN/SUPERMAN: WORLD’S FINEST #4
Written by MARK WAID
Art and cover by DAN MORA

Variant cover by DERRICK CHEW
1:25 variant cover by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II
1:50 Bizarro variant cover by RILEY ROSSMO
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/21/22

As Robin and Supergirl race to retrieve the secrets of the Devil Nezha from ancient China, Batman and Superman get more than they bargained for in the present!

To save humanity from the fires of the demon, the World’s Finest must go toe-to-toe with the protector of Sector 2814…Hal Jordan.

BATMAN: THE KNIGHT #6
Written by CHIP ZDARSKY
Art and cover by CARMINE DI GIANDOMENICO
Variant cover by RICCARDO FEDERICI
$4.99 US | 40 pages | 6 of 10 | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/21/22

Bruce Wayne’s difficult journey to become Batman continues as he travels to Northern Canada seeking a mastery of weapons and marksmanship from a legendary hunter. Bruce’s companion, however, will reveal a lethal secret that could jeopardize the entire mission…

BLACK ADAM #1
Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by IRVIN RODRIGUEZ

Variant covers by RAFA SANDOVAL,
MIKEL JANÍN, and LUCIO PARRILLO
1:25 variant cover by CRYSTAL KUNG
1:50 throwback variant cover by CULLY HAMNER
1:100 foil variant cover by LUCIO PARRILLO
Team variant cover by TRAVIS MERCER and DANNY MIKI

$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/21/22

There is no forgiveness for Black Adam.

This is the reality Teth-Adam, immortal man of indomitable will, must face when he discovers he has been infected with an incurable plague destroying his immortality.

Haunted by the specter of centuries of dark deeds, Black Adam transfers his powers to a worthy successor who will redeem Adam’s legacy and defend their ancestral homeland of Kahndaq, only to subsequently become mystically “handcuffed” to him when Adam’s plague is arrested, giving birth to perhaps the most volatile and dysfunctional super-team in DC history!

Powered by stunning art by Rafa Sandoval (Justice League) and breathtaking painted covers by Irvin Rodriguez (Detective Comics), writer Christopher Priest (Deathstroke, Justice League) brings his trademark wit and skill for character deconstruction to an entirely fresh examination of the man you love to hate! Get ready to ride the lightning!

DARK CRISIS #1
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art and cover by DANIEL SAMPERE

Variant covers by JAMAL CAMPBELL, INHYUK LEE,
GREG CAPULLO, JONATHAN GLAPION, and BRUNO REDONDO
1:25 variant cover by DAN SCHOENING
1:50 variant cover by STEVE BEACH
1:100 foil variant cover by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
Team variant cover by MAHMUD ASRAR

$5.99 US | 40 pages | 1 of 7 | Variant $6.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/7/22

Crisis on Infinite Earths. Infinite Crisis. Final Crisis.

And now…Dark Crisis!

The epic event years in the making is finally here! Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and the rest of the Justice League are dead. The remaining heroes are left to protect the world from an onslaught of violent attacks by DC’s greatest villains! Can the legacy heroes step out of the shadows of the classic heroes to form a new Justice League? And will that be enough to stop a darkness greater than anything they’ve ever faced from destroying everything?

Don’t miss out on the first issue of the blockbuster event of the summer!

DARK CRISIS: YOUNG JUSTICE #1
Written by MEGHAN FITZMARTIN
Art by LAURA BRAGA
Cover by MAX DUNBAR
Variant cover by TODD NAUCK
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/21/22

Crises have always had devastating impacts on the generation of heroes that make up Young Justice, and Dark Crisis will hit them even harder. Tim Drake, Impulse, and Superboy go missing during the Justice League’s funeral. The only person concerned enough to find them? Cassie Sandsmark, a.k.a Wonder Girl. But…the three boys of Young Justice aren’t on this Earth anymore…they’re on the world of their dreams, one they may never want to leave!

DC PRIDE: TIM DRAKE SPECIAL #1
Written by MEGHAN FITZMARTIN
Art by BELÉN ORTEGA and
ALBERTO JIMENEZ ALBURQUERQUE
Cover by BELÉN ORTEGA
Variant cover by TRAVIS MOORE
$5.99 US | 64 pages | Prestige
ON SALE 6/14/22

The breakout story from Batman: Urban Legends collected in one volume for the very first time, in time for Pride Month! Tim Drake’s search for a missing friend kidnapped by the villains known as the Chaos Monsters leads Tim to realize his identity as a bisexual man. Collecting the Tim Drake stories from Batman: Urban Legends #4-6 and 10, with a brand-new story that sees Tim teaming up with his former Young Justice teammates and the Batgirls, beginning Tim Drake’s 2022 path!

DEATHSTROKE INC. #10
Written by ED BRISSON
Art by DEXTER SOY
Cover by MIKEL JANÍN

Variant cover by IVAN TAO
1:25 variant cover by FILYA BRATUKHIN
$3.99 US | 32 pages | $4.99 US Variant (card stock)
ON SALE 6/28/22

Slade Wilson’s blood-drenched past and exploits are well chronicled, but how did Slade become the infamous assassin and mercenary known as Deathstroke? What dark turns did his life take that set him on the path of destruction that would tear his family apart? Find out as “Deathstroke: Year One” begins…

DETECTIVE COMICS #1061
Written by MARIKO TAMAKI and NADIA SHAMMAS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and DANNY MIKI
Backup written by SINA GRACE
Backup art by DAVID LAPHAM
Variant cover by LEE BERMEJO
1:25 variant cover by ERIN McDERMOTT
$4.99 US | 40 pages | Variant $5.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/28/22

Mommy’s home! With Talia al Ghul back in town, anything can happen…and the mother of Robin is here to lay down the law. Meanwhile, the Riddler’s scheme to turn Batman’s sacred city into a twisted riddle of life and death has at last been revealed…and Edward’s going to use whatever and whoever he can to turn Batman’s life upside down.

Then, in the finale of “Gotham Girl, Interrupted,” Claire Clover unravels the mystery behind the Gotham Girl website…so why doesn’t she believe what she finds in the process? It’s betrayal, healing, and punches galore!

THE FLASH #783
Written by JEREMY ADAMS
Art by AMANCAY NAHUELPAN
Cover by BRANDON PETERSON and MICHAEL ATIYEH
Variant cover by BENGAL
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/21/22

A Dark Crisis tie-in: the search for Barry Allen! With the Justice League gone, Wally gathers the entire Flash Family in a desperate attempt to search the Speed Force and finally locate the missing Barry Allen. But does Barry want to be found? This three-issue story ties directly into this summer’s event. Dark Crisis continues here!

FLASHPOINT BEYOND #5
Written by GEOFF JOHNS, TIM SHERIDAN, and JEREMY ADAMS
Art by XERMÁNICO
Cover by MITCH GERADS
Variant cover by XERMÁNICO
1:25 ratio variant cover by SCOTT KOLINS
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 5 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/28/22

The Clockwork Killer’s identity is finally revealed as the dust settles after the showdown at Arkham Asylum. But as we learn the truth behind how the Clockwork Killer came to be, Thomas is faced with a reality-altering choice!

THE JOKER #15
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and CAM SMITH
Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

Variant cover by DIKE RUAN and BRIAN BOLLAND
1:25 variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH

$5.99 US | 40 pages | 15 of 15 | (All covers card stock)
ON SALE 6/14/22

The Clown Prince of Crime had one more trick up his sleeve—a thrilling, surprise final issue! How did Gordon escape Texas? What happened to Bane and Vengeance? Did The Joker get the last laugh? Find out!

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #4
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Art and cover by SCOTT GODLEWSKI
Variant cover by TRAVIS MOORE
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 4 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/14/22

Now it’s the Legion of Super-Heroes’ turn to get stuck in a time they don’t belong in: the 21st century. Time for the greatest heroes of the future to see the reality of their heroes of the past. All this is happening because the Great Darkness is coming, and even as the truth behind it is about to be revealed, it may be too late to stop all from becoming nothing. It’s the heroes of two eras in ways you’ve never seen them before!

MULTIVERSITY: TEEN JUSTICE #1
Written by IVAN COHEN and DANNY LORE
Art by MARCO FAILLA
Cover by ROBBI RODRIGUEZ

Variant cover by STEPHANIE HANS
1:25 variant cover by BENGAL
1:50 variant cover by MARCO FAILLA
PRIDE variant cover by STEPHEN BYRNE
Blank sketch variant cover
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/7/22

Kid Quick—the Future State Flash—and their fellow heroes Supergirl, Robin, Aquagirl, Klarienne the Witch Girl, and Troy take center stage in a miniseries that rocks Earth-11 to its core!

Co-writers Ivan Cohen (The Batman & Scooby-Doo Mysteries) and Danny Lore (DC Pride, Champions) join rising-star artist Marco Failla (DCeased: Hope at World’s End) for the incredible debut issue, which begins with an attack by the H.I.V.E. and ends in the Church of Blood! What is Sister Blood’s true mission among the lost souls of New York City? Can Teen Justice get through their growing pains fast enough to learn the answer in time to stop it? And what role will the mysterious Raven—the brooding hero who has refused to join the team in the past—play in the ultimate battle? The secrets of Earth-11’s newest heroes and villains unfold in DC’s most exciting new team title!

NIGHTWING #93
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art and cover by BRUNO REDONDO

Variant cover by JAMAL CAMPBELL
1:25 variant cover by SERG ACUÑA
PRIDE variant cover by NICK ROBLES
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/21/22

Battle for Blüdhaven’s heart! After uncovering that Blockbuster isn’t who he says he is—in fact, he’s much worse—Nightwing, Babs, and Blüdhaven mayor Melinda Zucco battle to expose Blockbuster’s…malpractices.

With Blockbuster controlling more of the criminal underground than Nightwing ever thought possible, can Dick Grayson help stop him before things go too far?

ROBIN #15
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art and cover by ROGER CRUZ and NORM RAPMUND

Variant cover by SIMONE DI MEO
1:25 connecting variant cover by MARIO FOCCILLO
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/28/22

Damian Wayne is back from the Shadow War and licking his wounds the best way a Wayne knows how…brooding (duh). But in light of the shocking death in the al Ghul family, Robin resolves to dig deeper into the world of the Demon…and a return to Lazarus Island—with Flatline at his side—leaves him with yet another shocking revelation!

SUPERMAN: SON OF KAL-EL #12
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by CIAN TORMEY
Cover by TRAVIS MOORE

Variant cover by ROGER CRUZ and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 variant cover by MARIO FOCCILLO
PRIDE variant cover by DAVID TALASKI
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/14/22

Lex Luthor and President Bendix have joined forces to unleash the Gamorra Corps on Superman…and put a stop to the first son of the Last Son of Krypton once and for all.

But a new hero has joined the fight…and he’s going to use that tin-can suit like a chew toy if Luthor isn’t careful. Welcome back, Krypto. Who’s a good boy?

Honorable Mentions

AQUAMAN & THE FLASH: VOIDSONG #1
Written by JACKSON LANZING and COLLIN KELLY
Art by VASCO GEORGIEV
Cover by JAY ANACLETO
Variant cover by VASCO GEORGIEV
$6.99 US | 56 pages | 1 of 3 | Prestige
ON SALE 6/21/22
They descend suddenly from the stars, in monumental ships like floating cathedrals. They are touched by a dark and terrible force from beyond our reality, silent but for the one note they emit that freezes all motion. Their mission: to drain the Earth of all its kinetic energy and leave it a lifeless husk. They never expected anyone could escape their song—but the Flash was in the Speed Force when they struck, and Aquaman was in the deepest ravine far below the ocean’s floor. These heroes have little in common. They’ve rarely even fought side by side without their fellow Justice League members. Now they must find a way to work together against impossible odds to save the world and the people they love.

BATGIRLS #7
Written by BECKY CLOONAN and MICHAEL W. CONRAD
Art by ROBBI RODRIGUEZ
Cover by JORGE CORONA

Variant cover by KIM JACINTO
1:25 variant cover by RIAN GONZALES
$3.99 US | 32 pages | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/14/22

With the Batgirls’ damaged reputation still on the line and repairs on the Clock Tower well under way, Babs just might have finally found the key to their redemption. Meanwhile, serial killer the Hill Ripper is still on the loose! The girls receive their first major break in the case from an unlikely source—unfortunately for them, the main suspect is among the most enigmatic and dangerous villains in all of Gotham!

ROGUES #4
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art by LEOMACS
Cover by SAM WOLFE CONNELLY

Variant cover by KAARE ANDREWS
1:25 variant cover by LEOMACS
$6.99 US | 48 pages | 4 of 4 | Prestige Plus | 8 1/2″ x 10 7/8″
ON SALE 6/28/22
17+

Gorilla City blues! All the Rogues wanted was a better life for themselves. But that’s all over thanks to all their greed and backstabbing. Those still left alive are busted up with their backs against the wall, and Grodd’s forces are closing in. With no heroes racing to save them, they must make a deadly deal with Gorilla Grodd to survive.

SUICIDE SQUAD: BLAZE #3
Written by SIMON SPURRIER
Art and cover by AARON CAMPBELL
Variant cover by VALENTINE DE LANDRO
$6.99 | 48 pages | 3 of 3 | Prestige Plus | 8 1/2″ x 10 7/8″
ON SALE 7/5/22

After the blood-soaked events of last issue, there are no heroes left with the strength to take on the cannibal killer…with the possible exception of, believe it or not, one Michael Van Zandt. But when Michael learns the truth of both the killer’s true nature and that of the powers he’s been given, humanity might have a lot more to fear than one flying carnivore…

THE SWAMP THING #14
Written by RAM V
Art and cover by MIKE PERKINS
Variant cover by STEVE BEACH
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 14 of 16 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 6/28/22

As the corruptive force of industry eats away at the Earth, the Green has called upon a deadly form of alien flora in a desperate and misguided attempt to wipe the slate clean. Swamp Thing’s attempts to save the planet from this alien plague quickly prove inadequate; it’s time for someone more experienced with spacebound threats to enter the fray: the Green Lantern!

Pulse Taking

That’s our top picks from DC Comics’ June 2022 solicitations, but what caught your eye from their offerings?

Top 20 From Full DC Comics June 2022 Solicitations With Batman, Superman, Black Adam, Dark Crisis, Young Justice, Teen Justice, But No Justice League?!