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OMFG Of The Day: DC Releases Bat-Family Solicits For October, Announces ‘Penguin’ And ‘Huntress’ Minis!

Easily the best part of the entire DC Comics Reboot controversy has been the announcements pertaining to “BATMAN” and all of his supporting characters. The franchise seems to be taking a major leap forward while other titles will be getting a fresh start, and that notion was furthered today as the publisher announced two more monthlies in the Bat-Universe with “PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE” and “HUNTRESS”. The titles (featured inside) will go on sale this Halloween, but beyond the break you can also check out the full solicit info and cover art for ALL the Batman related titles hitting shelves in October. Read on for the skinny…

BATMAN #2

WRITTEN BY: SCOTT SNYDER
ILLUSTRATIONS AND COVERS BY: GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
VARIANT COVER BY: JIM LEE
1:200 B&W variant cover by GREG CAPULLO

“Bruce Wayne is back in the cowl, hunting a new and deadly killer in Gotham City – a killer with a vendetta against Bruce Wayne! But who is this mysterious killer in an owl skull mask? And is he the key to unlocking one of Gotham’s oldest and most terrifying secrets? Be there for their first brutal encounter!”

“BATMAN” Issue #2 Drops October 19th From DC Comics! (MSRP – $2.99)

DETECTIVE COMICS #2

WRITTEN BY: TONY S. DANIEL
ILLUSTRATIONS BY: TONY S. DANIEL and RYAN WINN
COVERS BY: TONY S. DANIEL

“Batman sets his sights on the Gotham Ripper, who in turn has his sights on Batman. Meanwhile, Bruce Wayne explores a budding romance with television journalist Charlotte Rivers, who’s visiting Gotham City to cover the gruesome slayings – while also trying to uncover Bruce’s own mystery. But time is running out as both Commissioner Gordon and Batman work to uncover the true identity of this new serial killer.”

“DETECTIVE COMICS” Issue #2 Drops October 5th From DC Comics! (MSRP – $2.99)

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #2

WRITTEN BY: DAVID FINCH and PAUL JENKINS
ILLUSTRATIONS BY: DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND with JAY FABOK
COVERS BY: DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND

“Something sinister surges through Arkham Asylum, and Batman finds himself bombarded by his greatest foes in this second sensational issue from superstar creator David Finch!
Bigger, meaner, and more powerful than ever before, the inmates of Arkham Asylum run rampant as the entire Bat Family struggles to keep the walls from falling down, unleashing Gotham City’s worst criminals on the unsuspecting population. And you won’t believe the jaw-dropping final page! Just keep repeating, “It’s only a comic book. It’s only a comic book…”

“BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT” Issue #2 Drops October 26th From DC Comics! (MSRP – $2.99)

BATMAN AND ROBIN #2

WRITTEN BY: PETER J. TOMASI
ILLUSTRATIONS BY: PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
COVERS BY: PATRICK GLEASON

“Batman’s fears about Robin’s tendency to dish out more pain than necessary are growing! And who is the man named NoBody, visiting Gotham City to say hello to his old friend Bruce Wayne and find out where he went wrong in his battle against crime.”

“BATMAN AND ROBIN” Issue #2 Drops October 12th From DC Comics! (MSRP – $2.99)

BATGIRL #2

WRITTEN BY: GAIL SIMONE
ILLUSTRATIONS BY: ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES
COVERS BY: ADAM HUGHES

“The nightmare-inducing brute known as Mirror is destroying the lives of Gotham City citizens seemingly at random, and an explosive confrontation between Batgirl and Mirror leads Babs to question wearing the cape and cowl at all!

The riveting adventures of Batgirl continue in stunning fashion, with script by fan-favorite Gail Simone and stellar art by superstar Ardian Syaf!

“BATGIRL” Issue #2 Drops October 12th From DC Comics! (MSRP – $2.99)

BATWOMAN #2

WRITTEN BY: J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN
ILLUSTRATIONS AND COVERS BY: J.H. WILLIAMS III

“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!

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 series intensifies in this exciting second issue!”

“BATWOMAN” Issue #2 Drops October 12th From DC Comics! (MSRP – $2.99)

NIGHTWING #2

WRITTEN BY: KYLE HIGGINS
ILLUSTRATIONS AND COVERS BY: EDDY BARROWS and JP MAYER

“When a mysterious assassin targets Dick Grayson, Nightwing must work fast to uncover the killer’s plot before he strikes again. But as Haley’s Circus continues to perform in Gotham City, Dick finds himself torn between two lives: His old one as a circus performer and his new one as a Super Hero. And they may be more connected than he ever realized!”

“NIGHTWING” Issue #2 Drops October 19th From DC Comics! (MSRP – $2.99)

THE HUNTRESS #1

WRITTEN BY: PAUL LEVITZ
ILLUSTRATIONS BY: MARCUS TO and JOHN DELL
COVERS BY: GUILLEM MARCH

“Look out! By the end of this hot new miniseries, the Huntress will have the largest price on her head in DC Universe history.

What will the Huntress do that warrants such a death mark? And who puts it there? The jaw-dropping events will be revealed as the Huntress heads home to Italy and embarks on a mission that defines her life. Don’t miss out, because this story will tie in to upcoming events in BIRDS OF PREY!”

“HUNTRESS” Issue #1 (Of 6) Hits Stores October 5th From DC Comics! (MSRP – $2.99)

CATWOMAN #2

WRITTEN BY: JUDD WINICK
ILLUSTRATIONS AND COVERS BY: GUILLEM MARCH

“She’s a thief who lives to steal just for the thrill of breaking the law. He’s The Dark Knight, obsessively driven to battle evil with every ounce of his strength. They should keep each other at arm’s length, but…they just can’t seem to help themselves! Don’t miss this issue – things are gonna get messy!”

“CATWOMAN” Issue #2 Drops October 19th From DC Comics! (MSRP – $2.99)

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #2

WRITTEN BY: SCOTT LOBDELL
ILLUSTRATIONS AND COVERS BY: KENNETH ROCAFORT and BLOND

“Red Hood is already globe-trotting in an effort to find the ancient assassins behind the slaughter of those who taught him some of his darkest skills… and if Roy and Kori are going to be of any help, well, they’ll just have to tag along – whether Jason wants them to or not!”

“RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS” Issue #2 Drops October 19th From DC Comics! (MSRP – $2.99)

BIRDS OF PREY #2

WRITTEN BY: DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
ILLUSTRATIONS BY: JESUS SAIZ

“An explosion in a secure Gotham City airport terminal hurls Black Canary and Starling headlong into a nightmare involving stolen pharmaceuticals, terrorists for hire and killers in stealth suits who can appear – and disappear – at will. When Canary calls in backup, Starling’s not so sure a vengeful samurai who talks to her dead husband in a sword is the best choice.”

“BIRDS OF PREY” Issue #2 Drops October 19th From DC Comics! (MSRP – $2.99)

BATWING #2

WRITTEN BY: JUDD WINICK
ILLUSTRATIONS AND COVERS BY: BEN OLIVER

“He is called Massacre, and he brings death. What does the soldier in service of Batman Incorporated do when he’s met his match? When he’s been brought so low and been wounded so badly? What does he do when lost Super Heroes begin turning up as victims? Batwing fights back!”

“BATWING” Issue #2 Drops October 5th From DC Comics! (MSRP – $2.99)

PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE #1

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WRITTEN BY: GREGG HURWITZ
ILLUSTRATIONS BY: SZYMON KUDRANSKI

“In this exciting new miniseries from novelist Gregg Hurwitz (You’re Next) and rising star artist Szymon Kudranksi (Spawn), the painful and dark past of one of Batman’s most devious foes is examined. How did young Oswald Cobblepot go from being the apple of his mother’s eye to the leader of underworld gangs and adversary of The Caped Crusader? Find out in PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE!”

“PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE” Issue #1 (Of 5) Drops October 5th From DC Comics! (MSRP – $2.99)