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EXCLUSIVE: DC Comics’ “Batman” Villains Month Solicitations for September

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DC Comics has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at the publisher’s Villains Month solicitations for the titles spinning out of “Batman” in September, with details on Andy Kubert’s Joker issue, Scott Snyder and Ray Fawkes’ Riddler tale and more.

BATMAN #23.1: THE JOKER

Written by ANDY KUBERT

Art by Andy Clarke

3-D motion cover by JASON FABOK

On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

The Joker has FOREVER been the face of EVIL in the DC Universe…but what led him on this devious path of treachery? Andy Kubert pens this early adventure showcasing the maniacal exploits of the Crown Prince of Gotham-the JOKER!

BATMAN #23.2: THE RIDDLER

Written by SCOTT SNYDER and RAY FAWKES

Art by JEREMY HAUN

3-D motion cover by GUILLEM MARCH

On sale SEPTEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

With The Dark Knight out of the picture, The Riddler engages in an epic game of wits. Learn what maddening early moments led a young Edward Nygma to evolve into Gotham City’s Prince of Mischief! And see how events of ZERO YEAR continue to affect The Riddler today!

BATMAN #23.3: THE PENGUIN

Written by FRANK TIERI

Art by CHRISTIAN DUCE

3-D motion cover by JASON FABOK

On sale SEPTEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Follow The Penguin’s latest quest for power as he prepares to undermine one of Gotham City’s most powerful politicians. What does the criminal mastermind stand to gain?

BATMAN #23.4: BANE

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art by GRAHAM NOLAN

3-D motion cover by GUILLEM MARCH

On sale SEPTEMBER 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Batman is gone, and the inmates of Arkham Asylum are running wild in the streets! Bane is in Gotham City with one goal…to take it over no matter who he has to break!