DC Comics has had huge success with its books for young readers both in the middle-grade and young adult ages. With summer just around the corner we’re rounding up some of the publishers best new and upcoming titles for both groups.
For Young Adult Readers:
NUBIA: REAL ONE (Written by L.L. McKinney and Illustrated by Robyn Smith)
On Shelves Now!
From the witty and powerful voice behind A Blade So Black, L.L. McKinney, and with endearing and expressive art by Robyn Smith, comes a vital story for today about equality, identity, and kicking it with your squad. When Nubia’s best friend, Quisha, is threatened by a boy who thinks he owns the town, Nubia will risk it all—her safety, her home, and her crush on that cute kid in English class—to become the hero society tells her she isn’t.
CATWOMAN SOULSTEALER (Written by Louise Simonson and Illustrated by Samantha Dodge)
On Sale: June 1
It’s been two years since Selina Kyle last set eyes on Gotham City…and now that Batman is gone…Selina is back! Or at least, Holly Vanderhees is. As Gotham’s newest socialite, she’ll put her old talent for picking pockets to new use while rubbing shoulders with the city’s finest citizens. But her past is catching up to her, and she is running out of time…
POISON IVY THORNS (Written by Kody Keplinger and Illustrated by Sara Kipin)
On Sale: June 1
There’s something unusual about Pamela Isley–the girl who hides behind her bright red hair. When cute goth girl Alice Oh comes into Pamela’s life after an accident at the local park, she makes her feel like pulling back the curtains and letting the sunshine in. But there are dark secrets deep within the Isley house. Secrets that could turn deadly.
I AM NOT STARFIRE (Written by Mariko Tamaki and Illustrated by Yoshi Yoshitani)
On sale: July 27
When someone from Starfire’s past arrives, Mandy must make a choice: give up before the battle has even begun, or step into the unknown and risk everything to save her mom. I am Not Starfire is a story about teenagers and/as aliens; about knowing where you come from and where you are going; and about mothers.
For Middle-Grade Readers:
DEAR DC SUPER-VILLAINS (Written by Michael Northrop and Illustrated by Gustavo Duarte)
On Shelves Now!
Peek inside the lives of DC’s infamous rogues in DEAR DC SUPER-VILLAINS, the sequel to DEAR JUSTICE LEAGUE, where curious kids write to notorious scoundrels, asking them about life on the dark side .Each chapter highlights members of the Legion of Doom in a sympathetic way that is relatable to kids. But look closely and you may notice the baddies are up to something big!
FLASH FACTS (Written by Mayim Bialik, Ph.D and featuring stories created by an all-star cast of writers and illustrators)
On Shelves Now!
Everyone’s favorite Scarlet Speedster is here to answer all your burning questions! Barry Allen, with the help of some of his close friends, will take readers on an exciting journey that examines everything from the vast expanse of our galaxy to the smallest living organism known to man.
Read our review of Flash Facts right here.
MYSTERY OF THE MEANEST TEACHER (Written by Ryan North and Illustrated by Derek Charm)
On Sale: June 29
After angering a number of hostile spirits in England, 13-year-old magician Johnny Constantine has to find a way out of the country. Persuading his parents to send him to America, John arrives at the Junior Success Boarding School in Salem, Massachusetts. But once there,he finds himself to be something of an outcast. And he is also convinced that his homeroom teacher really has it in for him. Worse, he’s convinced that she’s really a witch.
For more on all DC Comics titles head to DCComics.com.
THAT TEXAS BLOOD Set To Kick Off New Story Arc In June
SUPERGIRL: WOMAN OF TOMORROW Preview Teases Intergalactic Action
Steve Rogers Teams Up With New Shield Bearer in THE UNITED STATES OF CAPTAIN AMERICA #3
Boom Studios Reveal First Look of MANY DEATHS OF LAILA STARR #2
Image/Skybound Pride Month Variants To Benefit TRANSGENDER LAW CENTRE
DEMON SLAYER THE MOVIE: MUGEN TRAIN gets UK release date
JUPITER’S LEGACY Volume One Review
ZACK SNYDER’S JUSTICE LEAGUE UK Home Video Details Confirmed
A New SUPERMAN & LOIS Promo Teases A New Enemy
JUSTICE SOCIETY: WORLD WAR II Review
Chris Rock Talks Delving In To The SAW Franchise In New SPIRAL Interview
Disney Reveals Their Working Lightsaber
Meet THE BAD BATCH With New Featurette
findanyfilm.com Bring The Lowdown On This Springs Home Releases In New Trailer
GYCO News Roundup: DC FanDome, Shazam!, Pixar’s Luca and more!
Review2 years ago
STAR TREK: DISCOVERY S02E10 “The Red Angel” review
News8 months ago
LEGENDS OF TOMORROW add Lisseth Chavez for season 6
News8 years ago
‘Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D.’ announces third episode title!
Comics News8 months ago
Dark Horse set to release MIKE MIGNOLA – THE QUARANTINE SKETCHBOOK in March 2021
News6 months ago
Want the latest news direct to your inbox? Sign up to our NEWSLETTER
Anime6 months ago
MY HERO ACADEMIA Movie confirmed
Film News1 year ago
Take a deep dive on BIRDS OF PREY’s animated opening sequence
News1 year ago
Meet the Scooby gang like you’ve never seen them before in MYSTERY INCORPORATED trailer