DC announces annuals for <i>Batman and Robin</i>, <i>Superboy</i> and more

Following a wave of annuals in August that included Detective Comics, Superman and The Flash, DC Comics announced this morning that it will kick off 2013 with special oversized issues for four more titles.

January will see the release of Superboy Annual #1, by Tom DeFalco and Yvel Guichet; Batman and Robin Annual #1, by Peter J. Tomasi, Ardian Syaf and Vincente Cifuentes; Green Lantern Corps Annual #1, by Tomasi and ChrisCross; and Green Lantern: New Guardians Annual #1, by Keith Giffen, Scott Kolins and Andrei Bressan. Each issue is 48 pages and comes with a $4.99 cover price.

See the cover images and solicitation text for all four titles below.

SUPERBOY ANNUAL #1Written by TOM DeFALCOArt by YVEL GUICHETCover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRAOn sale JANUARY 23 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T• As the battle to stop H’El rages on, Superman learns the truth about just what Superboy is...But is it the whole truth?• Rose Wilson of The Ravagers crashes back into Superboy’s life — and she’s got some dangerous new ideas about his destiny!• And if you thought the drama between Superboy and Superman was intense ... Just wait until Rose’s father enters the mix!

BATMAN AND ROBIN ANNUAL #1Written by PETER J. TOMASIArt by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTESOn sale JANUARY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T• Robin leads Batman on an unrelenting hunt across the globe for family secrets that promise to change them both forever.• If you think you know Bruce Wayne...think again!

GREEN LANTERN CORPS ANNUAL #1Written by PETER J. TOMASIArt and cover by CHRISCROSSOn sale JANUARY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T•“RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY” ends here!• Thanks to the Third Army, the Guardians have shut down the Green Lantern Corps!• Everything from the GREEN LANTERN comics from the past few months has been building to this.• Get ready for a go-for-broke ending, which sets up the next great GREEN LANTERN event!

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS ANNUAL #1Written by KEITH GIFFENArt by SCOTT KOLINS and ANDREI BRESSANCover by SCOTT KOLINSOn sale JANUARY 9 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T• By a Green Lantern — betrayed!• A mission to recruit allies against the unstoppable Third Army goes horribly wrong when Jediah Caul, a deep-cover GL, shows his true colors!

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