DC Comics previews and pull list for March 27, 2019

This week’s DC Comics news features a look at the supersized Detective Comics #1000 and Batman birthday plans at WonderCon.

It’s another exciting week for DC Comics fans with an exciting list of new titles coming out on New Comic Book Day, as well as news from around the DC Comics universe. From Batman’s 80th anniversary celebration at WonderCon to the release of the highly anticipated Detective Comics #1000, it’s a great time to be a Batman fan.

DC Comics is pulling out all of the stops at WonderCon 2019, which takes place in Anaheim March 29-31. Batman’s official 80th anniversary is March 30 and there will be a big birthday bash for the Dark Knight featuring an all-star lineup at the Happy Birthday Batman panel on Saturday afternoon. Special guests include David Mazouz (Gotham), Jim Lee, Lee Meriwether (Catwoman, 1966 Batman series), Kevin Conroy (legendary Batman voice actor), Roger Craig Smith (Batman: Arkham Origins) and Grace Randolph (Pop culture expert).

There will be special Batman-themed programming each day of the convention, and the WonderCon program guide will pay tribute to the Dark Knight with a special cover from Lee Weeks.


Get ready to go on an epic hunt to find all of the collector’s covers of Detective Comics #1000. There are 12 covers of the special edition anniversary issue, with eight of those issues featuring a spotlight on Batman over the ages. Top DC Comics talent have created covers that celebrate a different decade of the Bat, but the trick is finding them. Some issues are comic-shop exclusives, which means you’ll have to order them online in order to add them to your collection.

Detective Comics #1000 combines top-level stories from today’s top writers and artists. Each story takes the Dark Knight on a different adventure as seen through the unique lens of each writer. If you buy one comic book this year, this is the one to get.

The Pull List

Here’s the complete list of DC Comics titles available March 27:

Action Comics #1009

Batgirl #33

Batman Beyond #30

Books of Magic #6

Detective Comics #1000

Dial H for Hero #1

Flash #67

Freedom Fighters #4

Goddess Mode #4

Heroes in Crisis #7

Hex Wives #6

Justice League Odyssey #7

Looney Tunes #248

Martian Manhunter #4

Scooby-Doo Team Up #47

Shazam #4

Silencer #15

Terrifics #14

Wonder Woman #67

Available this week in hardcover and trade:

Batgirl The Bronze Age Omnibus Volume 2 HC

Flash Volume 9 Reckoning of the Forces TP

Harley Quinn Volume 2: Harley Destroys the Universe TP

Sandman Omnibus Volume 3 HC

All of the titles above are available in stores on March 27, 2019. Click here to find a local comic shop near you.