Here's What's New to DCU 7/2/19

Hey everyone!! It’s that time again. New comics, new digitized comics, and of course New Book Clubs!!!

The format as always is

  1. New to DCU
  2. Newly Digitized
  3. The Big Stuff this week
  4. Starting Points
  5. Starting Volumes
  6. Ending Volumes
  7. New to DCU Book Club
  8. Announcements

Of course before we start Young Justice: Outsiders is back on Tuesday with episodes 14-16.
If you want to read something start reading The New Teen TItans run starting with #1 (1980) which introduces Beast Boy, Cyborg, and Raven for the first time. Later parts of the run introduce Geo-force and Tara. Halo and Forager.

  1. New to DCU
    Bane: Conquest #12
    Batgirl #24
    Batman Beyond #21
    Batman: Prelude to the Wedding: Harley Quinn vs. The Joker #1
    Detective Comics #983
    Flash #49
    Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #47
    Hellblazer #23
    Injustice 2 Chapter 64
    The Man of Steel #5
    Mera, Queen of Atlantis #5
    Mother Panic: Gotham A.D. #4
    Raven: Daughter of Darkness #6
    The Silencer #6
    Teen Titans Special #1
    The Terrifics #5
    Wonder Woman #49

  2. Newly Digitized
    Ambush Bug (1985) #4
    Arion the Immortal (1992) #3
    Batman Family (1975) #10
    Deadman (1986) #4
    Doom Patrol (2004) #4
    Hourman (1999) #10
    Human Defense Corps (2003) #4
    Superman’s Girlfriend Lois Lane (1958) #7

Two-Face: Year One (2008) #1 and #2

  1. The Big Stuff This Week:
  • Teen Titans Special #1
    Two weeks ago we found out how the new group of Titans began. This week we actually go before THAT meeting and learn how the Teen Titans went Rogue? Featuring Damian, Crush (Lobo’s Daughter), Roundhouse (Shapeshifter), Djinn (a genie), Arsenal, and Wally West. This story is described as Teenage Awkwardness mixs with Suicide Squad antihero-ness.

  • Detective Comics #983
    Spinning out of Justice League: No Justice, Batman creates the Outsiders. Jefferson Pierce, Duke Thomas, Cassandra Cain, and Barbara Gordan are the start of the team as they face of against Karma. Anyone reading Batman and the Outsiders should read this! FYI, this is the start of Detective Comics Vol. 8. #982 is actually the end. Weird right?

  • Flash #49
    Who is faster? Barry or Wally the race of their lives begins as Flash War approaches its climax. The fate of Wally and more approach!

  1. Starting Points
  • Teen Titans Special #1, See above. It’s also of note that this starts a Vol. 1 according to DC Trades while Titans Special starts a Vol. 5

  • Detective Comics #983, See above

  1. Starting Volumes

Teen Titans: Full Throttle
Teen Titans Special #1
Teen Titans #20-24

Batgirl: Art of the Crime
Batgirl #25 (Select Stories from)
Batgirl #26-29

  1. Ending Volumes

Bane Conquest
Bane Conquest #1-12

The Silencer: Code of Honor
The Silencer #1-6

Batman: Preludes to the Wedding
Batman Prelude to the Wedding: Robin vs. Ra’s Al Ghul #1
Batman Prelude to the Wedding: Nightwing vs. Hush #1
Batman Prelude to the Wedding: Batgirl vs. The Riddler #1
Batman Prelude to the Wedding: Red Hood vs. Anarky #1
Batman Prelude to the Wedding: Harley Quinn vs. The Joker #1

Raven: Daughter of Darkness Vol. 1
Raven: Daughter of Darkness #1-6

  1. New to DCU Book Club

    Renaming Summer of Events to New to DCU book Club is about long term naming and clarity.

    This week, we are reading

Batman Preludes to the Wedding: Harley Quinn vs. The Joker #1
Flash #49
Teen Titans Special #1
Man of Steel #5
Detective Comics #983

Of Course, you only have to read what you want to read!! You can join even if you only read one comic. So there is little reason NOT to join.

  1. Announcements

    I wanted to let you know that this is a great place to chat about your thoughts on the various comics that don’t get talked about. If you want to talk about Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #47 for example. You could write

    Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps #47:
    Arkillo and Guy Garner are the best buddy cops ever.

Thanks everyone
Nathan.Payson (Your friendly neighborhood reporter)




Harley Quinn V. joker is phenomenal somehow. Harley and Joker have such an interesting relationship which was explored with massive stakes. Anyone thinking Harley isnt free of the joker should read this issue. The series as a whole deserves recognition as one of the best miniseries of 2018. Im serious!

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Will there be a separate thread for the New to DC book club this week?

Yep. I’m just behind on posting it.

Something happened with my post, I’ll rewrite it when I wake up!

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