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DC Comics 'The New 52' - Week Three preview

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DC Comics began their ambitious relaunch project 'The New 52' earlier this month with the debut of Geoff Johns and Jim Lee's sold-out Justice League #1.

'The New 52' continues this week with hotly anticipated arrivals like Scott Snyder's debut on Batman, Brian Azzarello's relaunch of Wonder Woman, and Duane Swierczynski's run on Birds of Prey.

Check out the full DC Comics listings for this week's 'New 52' titles below:

Batman #1
The New 52 - Batman
Written by Scott Snyder
Art by Greg Capullo and Jonathan Glapion

Be here for the start of a new era for The Dark Night from writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo. A series of brutal killings hints at an ancient conspiracy, and Batman learns that Gotham City is deadlier than he knew.

Wonder Woman #1
The New 52 - Wonder Woman
Written by Brian Azzarello
Art by Cliff Chiang

The Gods walk among us. To them, our lives are playthings. Only one woman would dare protect humanity from the wrath of such strange and powerful forces. But is she one of us - or one of them?

Nightwing #1
The New 52 - Nightwing
Written by Kyle Higgins
Art by Eddy Barrows and JP Mayer

Dick Grayson flies high once more as Nightwing in a new series from hot new writer Kyle Higgins. And as he embraces his destiny, Haley's Circus, the big top where Dick once performed, returns to Gotham City - bringing with it murder, mystery and superhuman evil. Nightwing must confront his past, among former friends and enemies from his circus days, while uncovering a much greater evil.

Green Lantern Corps #1
The New 52 - Green Lantern Corps
Written by Peter J. Tomasi
Art by Fernando Pasarin and Scott Hanna

When deadly conflicts emerge across the universe, it's up to Guy Gardner, John Stewart and an elite Green Lantern strike force to keep the peace - or else.

Supergirl #1
The New 52 - Supergirl
Written by Michael Green and Mike Johnson
Art by Mahmud Asrar

Meet Supergirl. She's got the unpredictable behaviour of a teenager, the same powers as Superman - and none of his affection for the people of Earth. So don't p**s her off!

Catwoman #1
The New 52 - Catwoman
Written by Judd Winick
Art by Guillem March

Meet Catwoman. She's addicted to the night. Addicted to shiny objects. Addicted to Batman. Most of all, Catwoman is addicted to danger. She can't help herself, and the truth is - she doesn't want to. She's very good at being bad, and very bad at being good.

Birds of Prey #1
The New 52 - Birds of Prey
Written by Duane Swierczynski
Art by Jesus Saiz

One is wanted for a murder she didn't commit. The other is on the run because she knows too much. They are Dinah Laurel Lance and Ev Crawford - a.k.a. Black Canary and Starling - and together, as Gotham City's covert ops team, they're taking down the villains other heroes can't touch. But now they've attracted the attention of a grizzled newspaper reporter who wants to expose them ,as well as a creepy, chameleon-like strike team that's out to kill them.

Red Hood and the Outlaws #1
The New 52 - Red Hood and The Outlaws
Written by Scott Lobdell
Art by Kenneth Rocafort

No sooner has Batman's former sidekick, Jason Todd, put his past as the Red Hood behind him than he finds himself cornered by a pair of modern day outlaws: Green Arrow's rejected sidekick Arsenal, the damaged soldier of fortune, and the alien Starfire, a former prisoner of intergalactic war who won't be chained again. As a loner, Jason has absolutely no interest in this motley crew of outlaws. So what's he going to do when they choose the Red Hood as their leader?

Blue Beetle #1
The New 52 - Blue Beetle
Written by Tony Bedard
Art by Ig Guara and Ruy Jose

It's not easy being Jamie Reyes. He has to deal with high school, family and all the drama that comes with being a teenager. Also, he's linked to a powerful scarab created by an alien race known as the Reach who seek to subjugate planets - or annihilate them. It's up to one teen hero to turn this instrument of destruction into a force for good.

Captain Atom #1
The New 52 - Captain Atom
Written by J.T. Krul
Art by Freddie Williams II

Charged by nuclear energy, possessing vast molecular powers, Captain Atom has the potential to be a literal god among men - a hero without limits. But the question is: Will he lose himself in the process?

Legion of Super-Heroes #1
The New 52 - Legion of Super-heroes
Written by Paul Levitz
Art by Francis Portela

The Legion of Super-Heroes has been decimated by the worst disaster in its history. Now, the students of the Legion Academy must rise to the challenge of helping the team rebuild - but a threat of almost unstoppable power is rising at the edge of Dominator space, and if the new recruits fail, the Legion Espionage Squad may be the first casualties in a war that could split worlds in half!

DC Universe Presents #1
The New 52 - DC Universe Presents
Written by Paul Jenkins
Art by Bernard Chang

It's the start of a new series spotlighting some of the DC Universe's most exciting super heroes! First up is Deadman, straight from the pages of Brightest Day, in a five-issue epic where the body-hopping hero meets his match in a new foe who wants to make sure the souls Deadman helps out go straight to Hell!"

This week's DC Comics 'The New 52' titles will be on sale from September 21.

> DC Comics New 52: All titles sell out
> Read our review of Justice League #1
> Read our review of Action Comics #1
> Read our review of Animal Man #1
> Read our review of Stormwatch #1
> Read our review of Detective Comics #1
> Read our review of Swamp Thing #1
> Read our review of Justice League International #1

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