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New DC Comics This Week: April 26, 2023

This week is a showcase of DC's diverse roster of amazing superheroes. Join us in diving into the comics we're most excited about reading!

Green Arrow #1 by Joshua Williamson
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By: Javier ReyesFeb 7, 2024, 3:08 AM

From the Dark Knight to the World’s Strangest Heroes, every flavor of superhero is on the move this week from DC. Just like what’s happening in Marvel, DC is firing on cylinders, delivering a collection of titles with great stories, regardless of who it's focused on. It’s a fun time being a comic book fan these days knowing you can pick many books from the Big Two and indies and be met with an incredible experience.

Let’s dive right into some of the new DC comics this week we are excited to start reading!

Unstoppable Doom Patrol #2

By Dennis Culver, Chris Burnham, and Brian Reber

Unstoppable Doom Patrol #2 By Dennis Culver, Chris Burnham, and Brian Reber

After handling a monstrous commotion in Gotham City, the Doom Patrol bring their newest member back to their headquarters known as The Shelter. It’s where the new team reunites with classic members like Niles Caulder, Mento, and the Man of Muscle Mystery himself, Flex Mentallo. But with a traitor in their midsts, dark secrets could soon be revealed and spell doom for the World’s Strangest Heroes.

Detective Comics #1071

By Simon Spurrier, Ram V., Stefano Raffaele, Caspar Wijngaard, and Brad Anderson

Detective Comics #1071 By Simon Spurrier, Ram V., Stefano Raffaele, Caspar Wijngaard, and Brad Anderson

Plagued by the mystery of her past, Cheshire Cat roams the dark underbelly of Gotham City searching for answers. But when she catches the attention of the Azmer, the young vigilante finds herself teaming up with Solomon Grundy. Meanwhile, the connection between Talia Al Ghul and the Orghams is proving to be troublesome for both Bruce Wayne and Batman.

Action Comics #1054

By Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Rafa Sandoval, and Matt Herms

Action Comics #1054 By Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Rafa Sandoval, and Matt Herms

It’s a full plate of trouble for the Super Family. Metallo is back stronger than ever and is causing unspeakable trouble for Superman, Steel, and Natasha Irons. Then the Super-Twins Osul-Ra and Otho-Ra get tangled with the Necrohive, leaving it up to Lois and the House of El to find the lost kids.

Harley Quinn #29

By Tini Howard, Sweeney Boo, and Adam Warren

Harley Quinn #29 By Tini Howard, Sweeney Boo, and Adam Warren

Life’s never a dull moment when you’re Harley Quinn. Everyone’s favorite Clown Princess of Crime suddenly finds herself in the middle of a multiversal crisis, on top of all the community service she needs to perform. Being a bit clueless about the Multiverse herself, Harley seeks the help of the magician Zatanna.This kickstarts Harley’s wild journey through the stars and universes!

Green Arrow #1

By Joshua Williamson, Sean Izaakse, and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Green Arrow #1 By Joshua Williamson, Sean Izaakse, and Romulo Fajardo Jr.

Green Arrow somehow manages to find himself washed up on another beach. But this time, the island he’s on does not seem to be on Earth. Where in the DCU could Oliver Queen be? This new series kicks off with a full cast of Green Arrow’s family and friends reuniting to find the lost Emerald Archer. Written by Joshua Williamson, this title will set the stage for many major events throughout the Dawn of DC.

The Riddler: Year One #4

By Paul Dano and Stevan Subic

The Riddler: Year One #4 By Paul Dano and Stevan Subic

Set within the world of Matt Reeve’s “The Batman,” actor Paul Dano continues his tale about the tragic origins of The Riddler and how the character came to be who we see in the film. This upcoming issue flashes back to Edward Nashton’s childhood, revealing his traumatic upbringing within the walls of the Gotham Orphanage and the root of his hatred for Thomas Wayne.

Blue Beetle: Graduation Day #6

By Josh Trujillo, Adrian Gutierrez, and Wil Quintana

Blue Beetle: Graduation Day #6 By Josh Trujillo, Adrian Gutierrez, and Wil Quintana

With graduation fast approaching, Jaime Reyes has a lot on his mind about who he wants to be in the future. Not only does he want to make his parents proud at school, but he also feels the pressure of taking up the mantle of the Blue Beetle. Now is his shot to prove himself as the hero he’s destined to be, as the alien armada known as The Horizon comes knocking on Earth’s door.

The Sandman Universe: The Dead Boy Detectives #5

By Pornsak Pichetshote and Jeff Stokely

The Sandman Universe: The Dead Boy Detectives #5 By Pornsak Pichetshote and Jeff Stokely

The crew has little time to mourn the loss of one of their own when so much about the case has suddenly been revealed. Knowing that dangerous magical beings are after them must mean more creatures are lurking in the shadows waiting to pounce. Edwin and Charles must move fast if they don’t want to get on the bad side of Thessaly the Witch.

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