Excited about today’s earlier post, announcing BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM? Well, that’s not all, May’s going to be a major month for BATMAN – here’s your first look at May’s solicits, after the jump. bminc_cv7_var BATMAN INCORPORATED #7 Written by GRANT MORRISON Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM 1:25 Variant cover by FRAZER IRVING Man-of-Bats and his protégé, Red Raven, continue to aid the Dark Knight in tracking down a shadowy, sophisticated killer. Will these two members of The Club of Heroes become the newest additions to BATMAN INCORPORATED? Or will they die before they can even be offered the chance? On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US • RATED T bm_tdk_4 BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #4 Written by DAVID FINCH Art by DAVID FINCH & SCOTT WILLIAMS Cover by DAVID FINCH 1:25 Variant cover by ANDY CLARKE Etrigan the Demon’s loyalties are stretched to their breaking point, and when he chooses sides, an epic battle ensues with Batman! The victor can only be decided with the help of a new friend, but there’s no time to spare for infighting, because Gotham City is being overrun by a demon horde… Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled. Resolicit • On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US dtc_cv877 DETECTIVE COMICS #877 Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art and cover by JOCK Batman plunges deeper into the mystery surrounding the brutal murder of a young woman whose body was found in the belly of a killer whale. But his detective skills lead him into a deadly trap set in motion by some of the Gotham Underworld’s newest and most fearsome players. Don’t miss the finale of “Hungry City!” On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US • RATED T bmcov710_solicit BATMAN #710 Written by TONY DANIEL Art by TONY DANIEL & RYAN WINN Cover by TONY DANIEL Two-Face is back! As an unknown villain targets Two-Face and other Gotham City crimelords for extermination, Batman discovers that Kitrina Falcone, a.k.a. “CATGIRL,” is next on the hit list! Can he save the junior mobster in time? And will helping Kitrina force Catwoman to get involved? On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US • RATED T bmrob_cv23 BATMAN & ROBIN #23 Written by JUDD WINICK Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH 1:10 Variant cover by GENE HA Jason Todd - Batman’s one-time sidekick, currently the anti-hero known as Red Hood - has been imprisoned in Arkham Asylum for the past several months. But after a period of good behavior, will a transfer to a lower-security prison mean reformation for Jason Todd . . . or is trouble waiting in the wings for Batman and Robin? Don’t miss “The Streets Run Red” part one of three! On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US • RATED T bw_cv2_r1 BATWOMAN #2 Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III 1:10 Variant cover by AMY REEDER Horror! A terrifying new villain stalks the innocent children of Gotham City. Intrigue! A threatening government agency is hot on Batwoman’s trail. Romance! Kate Kane’s new relationship is heating up. It’s all here for our heroine! Can Batwoman stop the new evil rising from the damp back alleys of Gotham’s barrios and overcome the many challenges she faces as both Batwoman and Kate Kane? 2011’s most anticipated new ongoing series intensifies in this exciting second installment of the 5-part “Hydrology” storyline! Resolicit • On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T rrob_cv23 RED ROBIN #23 Written by FABIAN NICIEZA Art and cover by MARCUS TO and RAY MCCARTHY The “7 Days of Death” begin with assassination attempts on Bruce Wayne and Lucius Fox by the international assassin Scarab – but isn’t she in jail? To find the killer, Red Robin may have to spring the real Scarab from prison! Is this an assault on Wayne Enterprises, or do the first two days of death signal the start of a deeper conspiracy? On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T gcs_cv23 GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #23 Written by PETER CALLOWAY Art by ANDRES GUINALDO and LORENZO RUGGIERO Cover by GUILLEM MARCH Breakout at Arkham! With Harley Quinn in danger, can Catwoman and Poison Ivy put aside their tumultuous history and work together to save Harley? Guest-starring The Joker, Clayface and Jeremiah Arkham! On sale MAY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T bmbv3_cv5 BATMAN BEYOND #5 Written by ADAM BEECHEN Art by RYAN BENJAMIN and JOHN STANISCI Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN Rioting workers are threatening to close down Wayne-Powers Industries and send stock prices spiraling down the tubes! There’s only one thing Batman can do in this situation: Track down Paxton Powers, just released from prison, and see what he knows about it! “Industrial Revolution” begins here! On sale MAY 4 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US • RATED T bat_out_40_cover_solicit BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #40 Written by DAN DIDIO Art by KEITH GIFFEN and SCOTT KOBLISH Cover by PHILIP TAN Batman arrives in an attempt to unite Black Lightning’s team with Geo-Force’s for the final battle against Veritas. But as one teammate is lost and others leave, Batman must determine if it’s time to disband The Outsiders forever. On sale MAY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • FINAL ISSUE • RATED T bgv2_cv211 BATGIRL #21 Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN When the Grey Ghost puts himself in harm’s way to save Gotham City from the Reaper’s sound-wielding Harmony, it’s up to Batgirl to save the day. If Batgirl has her way, her first team-up with the Grey Ghost will be her last with the Grey Ghost – assuming they both make it out alive. On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T bopv2_cv12 BIRDS OF PREY #12 Written by GAIL SIMONE Art and cover by JESUS SAIZ They’ve had the growing pains, the split-ups and the reunions. Now it’s time to see the Birds of Prey do the dirty jobs no one else can. When a mysterious yet familiar villain threatens to organize all East Coast criminal activity, from loan sharking to illegal arms trading, Oracle is forced to test the limits of the Batman Incorporated strategy, using her own operatives as pawns in a battle for the soul of Gotham City! On sale MAY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T dccp_batman DC COMICS PRESENTS: BATMAN – DARK KNIGHT, DARK CITY #1 Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by KIERON DWYER, TOM MANDRAKE and DENNIS JANKE Cover by MIKE MIGNOLA and GEORGE PRATT In these thrilling tales from BATMAN #452-454, The Riddler goes on a crimepsree – but when he has the chance to kill Batman, he let The Dark Knight live. What strange game is The Riddler playing? Plus, in a story from DETECTIVE COMICS #633, Bruce Wayne returns to Wayne Manor to find no trace of the Batcave, and Alfred without any knowledge of his master’s crimefighting career. Has Bruce Wayne gone insane? On sale MAY 18 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US