DC Comics May 2016 Solicitations have arrived and they are led by the new Hanna Barbera series Scooby Apocalypse and Future Quest. This month also sees a number of DC books hitting that #52 mark as DC gears up for Rebirth. What will you be looking to pick up in May from DC?

SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #1

Cover by Jim Lee

Cover by Jim Lee

On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Those meddling kids—Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy, and their dog, Scooby-Doo—get more ghost-debunking than they bargained for when faced with a fundamental change in their world. The apocalypse has happened. Old rules about logic no longer apply. The creatures of the night are among us, and the crew of the Magical Mystery Machine has to fight to survive—because in the apocalyptic badlands of the near-future, the horrors are real!
This new monthly series takes Scooby and the gang to a whole new level and features character designs by comics superstar Jim Lee!

Story by JIM LEE and KEITH GIFFEN
Script by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art by HOWARD PORTER
Cover by JIM LEE
Blank variant cover
Coloring book cover by JIM LEE
Scooby-Doo variant cover by HOWARD PORTER
Shaggy variant cover by DAN PANOSIAN
Velma variant cover by BEN CALDWELL
Daphne variant cover by JOELLE JONES
Fred variant cover by NEAL ADAMS

FUTURE QUEST #1

Cover by Evan "Doc" Shaner

Cover by Evan “Doc” Shaner

When the adventurous and inquisitive Jonny Quest and his adoptive brother Hadji make a startling discovery in the swamplands of Florida, they are pulled into an epic struggle between the Space Rangers and a dangerous villain who threatens the galaxy. Now it’s up to the combined forces of Team Quest, Inter-Nation Security, Space Ghost, and a host of Hanna-Barbera’s greatest action heroes to stop him and save their universe!
Don’t miss the start of this new, monthly series that features character designs by comics superstar Darwyn Cooke and kicks off with an extra-sized story and a wraparound cover!

Written by JEFF PARKER
Art and cover by EVAN “DOC” SHANER
Blank variant cover
Coloring book cover by EVAN “DOC” SHANER
Jonny Quest variant cover by STEVE RUDE
Space Ghost variant cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ
Action Heroes variant cover by JOE QUINONES
Herculoids cover variant by AARON LOPRESTI
On sale MAY 18 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

JUSTICE LEAGUE #51

Cover by Paul Pelletier and Tony Kordos

Cover by Paul Pelletier and Tony Kordos

It’s a brave new world in the devastation that follows “DARKSEID WAR.”

Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by PAUL PELLETIER and TONY KORDOS
On sale MAY 18 • 40 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #11

Cover by Bryan Hitch

Cover by Bryan Hitch

The conquest of Rao may be over, but the League must pick up the pieces of a rattled populace. It makes them vulnerable to another attack—this time from within their own ranks!

Written by BRYAN HITCH
Art by NEIL EDWARDS
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

AQUAMAN #52

Cover by Brett Booth and Norm Rapmund

Cover by Brett Booth and Norm Rapmund

Aquaman faces his old enemy, Scavenger, who now has seriously upgraded armored tech! And if that wasn’t bad enough, there’s a third party in the fight…the ravening and vengeful Dead Water! Caught in the middle of this brutal free-for-all, Aquaman’s world is about to be rocked!

Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by VINCENTE CIFUENTES and JOHN DELL
Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

BLACK CANARY #12

Cover by Annie Wu

Cover by Annie Wu

Black Canary’s European tour comes to an end as Dinah and her crew bring the fight to the sinister cult that’s taken control of her mother’s legacy! But there’s one more secret about her past that Dinah has yet to learn…

Written by BRENDEN FLETCHER
Art and cover by ANNIE WU
On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

BLOODLINES #2: “FORSAKEN”

Cover by Ken Marion

Cover by Ken Marion

BLOODLINES continues! Eddie and the rest of the town struggle to cope with the tragic loss of one of their own, but something else is plaguing Eddie. What exactly happened to him in the forest—and what does it mean? He’s not the only one dealing with the fallout from the bizarre alien infestation, either. Others are starting to discover some strange and haunting abilities that seem more like curses. And there’s one who’s all too eager to embrace these newfound powers, with horrific results.

Written by J.T. KRUL
Art and cover by V. KEN MARION
On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T

CONSTANTINE: THE HELLBLAZER #12

Cover by Riley Rossmo

Cover by Riley Rossmo

Lord Neron has joined forces with John Constantine’s own infernal ex, the demon Blythe, to make New York City an offer it can’t refuse: the magic the Hellblazer has sought his whole life in exchange for the city’s immortal soul. How can John defeat not one but two devils when even he can’t deny their dark allure?

Written by MING DOYLE and JAMES TYNION IV
Art by TRAVEL FOREMAN
Cover by RILEY ROSSMO
On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

LEGENDS OF TOMORROW #3

Cover by Kevin Nowlan

Cover by Kevin Nowlan

The legends continue with four acclaimed teams bringing you all-new thrills and adventure!

Cover by KEVIN NOWLAN
On sale MAY 11 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US • RATED T
METAMORPHO

Metamorpho and Sapphire have been transported to another planet, one torn apart by war over the orb that gave Metamorpho his powers! Meanwhile, the alien criminal Kanjar Ro isn’t too far behind, planning to steal the orb by any means necessary.

Written by AARON LOPRESTI
Art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT BANNING
FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MAN

Ronnie and Stein are back together as Firestorm! But as they struggle to work together again, Major Force shows up with nothing but punches and fists to the face—don’t miss this all-out action fight issue!

Written by GERRY CONWAY
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and ROB HUNTER
SUGAR & SPIKE

When an ex from Wonder Woman’s past threatens to expose their relationship on daytime television, Sugar & Spike are on the case! Will our heroes uncover the secret and horrible agenda that guides this menace’s hand before it’s too late?

Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by BILQUIS EVELY
METAL MEN

The Metal Men face off against a threat who might make them lose their breath and their chance for escape! Meanwhile, General Scaletti begins her own plan to capture the Metal Men!

Written by LEN WEIN
Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and TREVOR SCOTT

CYBORG #11

Cover by Jonboy Meyers

Cover by Jonboy Meyers

The epic conclusion of the “Cybernetic Registration” epic is here! The Cyforce’s true masterminds are finally revealed! How will Cyborg ever regain the trust of our citizens, the government or the JLA again?

Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art by FELIPE WATANABE and ALBERT OCLAIR
Cover by JONBOY MEYERS
On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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