DC Comics July 2017 Solicitations Preview: Dark Days, Batman, Batwoman

Ahead of the release on April 17 of DC Comics’ full solicitations for July 2017, the publisher has provided CBR with an exclusive first look at the text and covers for "Dark Days: The Casting" #1 -- the second of two one-shot preludes to Scott Snyder and Greg Capullo's "Dark Nights: Metal" event -- plus "Batwoman" #5 (the epilogue to "The Many Arms of Death") and "Batman" #26 (part two of "The War of Jokes and Riddles").

Check out the details for the three titles below, and return to CBR on the afternoon of Monday, April 17 for DC’s July 2017 full solicitations.


  • Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV—Art by JIM LEE, ANDY KUBERT, JOHN ROMITA JR. and others—Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS—Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT—Variant cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.
  • *Includes a code for a free digital download of this issue.
  • The Joker's surprise attack threatens to lay waste to all of Batman's carefully laid plans. Will the Dark Knight be able to regain the trust of his closest allies, Green Lantern and Duke, and prevent the forces of darkness from consuming the DC Universe?! Will Hawkman's warning stop our heroes from peering into the abyss?
  • The great comics event of summer 2017 is on its way, courtesy of superstar writers Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV with art by a master class of comics artists: Andy Kubert, Jim Lee and John Romita Jr.!
  • ONE-SHOT • On sale JULY 12 • 40 pg, FC, card-stock cover, $4.99 US • RATED T+


  • Written by MARGUERITE BENNETT and JAMES TYNION IV—Art and cover by STEPHANIE HANS—Variant cover by J.G. JONES
  • *Includes a code for a free digital download of this issue.
  • “THE MANY ARMS OF DEATH” epilogue! In this special one-off issue with art by Stephanie Hans (Angela), learn the truth of what went down between Kate and Safiyah, which led to the future Batwoman having to leave Coryana for what she was sure would be forever!
  • On sale JULY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+


  • Written by TOM KING—Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN—Variant cover by TIM SALE
  • “THE WAR OF JOKES AND RIDDLES” part two! The Riddler and The Joker escalate their bloody feud, and the villains of Gotham City are forced to choose sides or be caught in the crossfire! It’s up to Batman to push himself to the limit and keep innocent citizens out of harm’s way.
  • On sale JULY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
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