Exclusive: DC’s ‘The Dark’ Group Solicitations

Yesterday, we ran the exclusive announcement of new “Justice League of America’s Vibe” writer Sterling Gates, who’s going to replace Andrew Kreisberg and DC announced several cancellations and creative shifts. And today, we have the full details of DC’s “The Dark” group solicitations, complete with news on the now-cancelled “Sword of Sorcery”. Check out more info after the jump.

CONSTANTINE #3
Written by JEFF LEMIRE and RAY FAWKES
Art by RENATO GUEDES
Cover by JUAN JOSE RYP
1:25 B&W Variant cover by JUAN JOSE RYP
On sale MAY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
John Constantine’s quest to find the last piece of a powerful mystic artifact before his enemies do brings him to a city that could kill him the moment he sets foot in it: London!

THE PHANTOM STRANGER #8
Written by DAN DIDIO and J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art by PHILIP TAN
Cover by GENE HA
On sale MAY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The Phantom Stranger investigates his past and is quickly reminded of the price he must pay for being part of The Trinity of Sin!

SWORD OF SORCERY #8
Written by CHRISTY MARX
Art and cover by AARON LOPRESTI
On sale MAY 15 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE
Eclipso brings destruction to the heart of House Amethyst in an epic 30-page story! Will Amaya finally master her heritage? On this day, a princess dies!

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #20
Written by JEFF LEMIRE and RAY FAWKES
Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN
On sale MAY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The Flash and Swamp Thing guest-star as the team struggles to recover the stolen House of Mystery from Dr. Destiny!

ANIMAL MAN #20
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by JOHN PAUL LEON and STEVE PUGH
Cover by JAE LEE
On sale MAY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
The battle against the Rot has left Buddy’s family in ruins, and now they must withstand another force trying to subvert him: his own celebrity!

SWAMP THING #20
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art by KANO
Cover by ANDY BRASE
On sale MAY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
It’s Swamp Thing vs. Superman for the fate of Metropolis—and why are all of Swamp Thing’s worst nightmares coming true? Plus: Who is the mysterious Capucine?

DIAL H #12
Written by CHINA MIEVILLE
Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and DAN GREEN
Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
On sale MAY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Nelson and Roxie are on the run from the Centipede and The Fixer! Their only hope of rescue lies in the hands of Open Window Man! But who is that masked avenger?

DEMON KNIGHTS #20
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by ROBSON ROCHA and OCLAIR ALBERT
Cover by BERNARD CHANG
On sale MAY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
After decades of questing, the Demon Knights have a lead on the resting place of the Holy Grail—but are they ready for what they’ll have to fight through to get it? And has time run out on one knight’s immortal life?