New June 2015 DC Comics Titles

24 titles, brand new DC Universe.


DC Comics has announced new titles after their Convergence event.  Coming this June, DC will be launching 24 new titles, alongside the 25 series surviving post-Convergence.

Here are the 24 new titles:

Robin, Son of Batman by writer/artist Pat Gleason

Black Canary by writer Brenden Fletcher and artist Annie Wu

Martian Manhunter by writer Rob Williams and artists Ben Oliver and Paulo Siqueira

Earth 2: Society by writer Daniel H. Wilson and artist Jorge Jimenez

Midnighter by writer Steve Orlando and artist ACO

Bat-Mite by writer Dan Jurgens and artist Corin Howell

Batman Beyond by writer Dan Jurgens and artist Bernard Chang

Cyborg by writer David L. Walker and artists Ivan Reis and Joe Prado

Dark Universe by writer James Tynion IV and artist Ming Doyle

Doomed by writer Scott Lobdell and artist Javier Fernandez

Harley Quinn/Power Girl by writers Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner, with artist Stephane Roux

Red Hood/Arsenal by writer Scott Lobdell and artist Denis Medri

Starfire by writers Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner, with artist Emanuela Lupacchino

We Are Robin by writer Lee Bermejo and artists Rob Haynes and Khary Randolph

Justice League of America by writer/artist Brian Hitch

Bizzaro by writer Heath Corson and artist Gustavo Duarte

Prez by writer Mark Russell and artist Ben Caldwell

Omega Men by writer Tom King and artist Barnaby Bagenda

Mystic U (tentative title) by writer Alisa Kwitney and artist Mauricet

Section Eight by writer Garth Ennis and artist John McCrea

Dr. Fate by writer Paul Levitz and artist Sonny Liew

Green Lantern: Lost Army by Cullen Bunn, art by Jesus Saiz and Javi Pina.

Justice League 3001 by Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis and Howard Porter

Constantine: The Hellblazer by Ming Doyle and Riley Rossmo

And here are the 25 continue titles:

Action Comics by Greg Pak/Aaron Kuder

Aquaman by Cullen Bunn/Trevor McCarthy

Batgirl by Cameron Stewart/Brenden Fletcher/Babs Tarr

Batman by Scott Snyder/Greg Capullo

Detective Comics by Brian Buccelato/Francis Manapul

Batman/Superman by Greg Pak/Ardian Syaf

Catwoman by Genevieve Valentine/David Messina

Deathstroke by Tony Daniel/Tony Daniel

Flash by Rob Venditti/Van Jensen/Brett Booth

Gotham Academy by Becky Cloonan/Brenden Fletcher/Karl Kerschl

Gotham By Midnight by Ray Fawkes/Juan Ferreyra

Grayson by Tim King/Tim Seeley/Mikel Janin

Green Arrow by Ben Percy/Richard Zircher

Green Lantern by Robert Venditti/Billy Tan

Harley Quinn by Amanda Conner/Jimmy Palmiotti/Chad Hardin

Justice League by Geoff Johns/Jason Fabok

Justice League United, writer TBD/Travel Foreman & Paul Pelletier.

Lobo by Cullen Bunn/Cliff Richards

Secret Six by Gail Simone/Dale Eaglesham

Sinestro by Cullen Bunn/Brad Walker

New Suicide Squad by Sean Ryan/Carlos D’Anda

Superman by Gene Luen Yang/John Romita Jr.

Superman/Wonder Woman by Peter Tomasi/Doug Mahnke

Teen Titans by Will Pfeifer/Kenneth Rocafort

Wonder Woman by Meredith Finch/David Finch

Titles missing from this June lineup are: Batman and Robin, Constantine, Earth 2, Justice League Dark, Justice League 3000, Red Hood and the Outlaws and Supergirl.  However, Batman and Robin is possibly Robin, Son of Batman now; Constantine is Constantine: Hellblazer; Earth 2 is now Earth 2: Society; Justice League Dark is possibly Dark Universe or Mystic U; Justice League 3000 is Justice League 3001, and Red Hood and the Outlaws breaks into both Red Hood/Arsenal and Starfire.  The only exception is Supergirl, as it’s unclear which book that becomes.

There’s a lot of new titles I’m looking forward to here.  Black Canary is interesting, and she’s one of the most underplayed female superhero in the DC Universe.  Martian Manhunter is an obvious choice for a solo title, even though I don’t have much hope.  Earth 2: Society is going to be great.  Even though it spoiled the fact that Earth 2 will survive the destruction, it also means the new title will focus more on the “team” aspect of Earth 2 heroes.

Cyborg got his own title!  Finally!  Harley Quinn/Power Girl is a spin-off of the recent popular arc in Harley Quinn’s solo title, and it’s going to be great.  I’m also looking forward to other humor books such as Bizarro or Bat-Mite.  Bat-Mite’s own solo, in the year 2015, who would believe that.

Batman Beyond, Dark Universe and We Are Robin or seem like great series too.  Justice League of America is a strange one, and it’s “new tales of the world’s greatest heroes, implying a loose — or perhaps even nonexistent? — tie to continuity in the greater DCU.”  Don’t really know what that means yet.

At the end, I’m glad to see Starfire’s new look.