DC Black Label

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DC Black Label is an imprint of DC Comics consisting of original limited series and reprints of books previously published under other imprints. The imprint intends to present traditional DC Universe characters for a mature audience with standalone, prestige-format series.[1] The first title of the imprint, Batman: Damned was shipped on September 19, 2018.[2]

Comic books[edit]

Single issues of comic books that are issued under the Black Label imprint will be published as prestige format.

Comic books
Title Issue Publication date Writer Artist Ref.
Batman: Damned 1 September 19, 2018 Brian Azzarello Lee Bermejo [3]

[4]

2 December 5, 2018
3 June 26, 2019
Batman: Last Knight on Earth 1 May 29, 2019 Scott Snyder Greg Capullo [5]
2 July 31, 2019
3 TBA
Superman: Year One 1 June 19, 2019 Frank Miller John Romita Jr. [6]
2 August 2019
3 October 2019
The Other History of the DC Universe 1 TBA John Ridley Alex Dos Diaz [citation needed]
2
3
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5
Batman: Three Jokers 1 TBA Geoff Johns Jason Fabok [7]
2
3
Batman: Curse of the White Knight 1 July 24, 2019 Sean Murphy [8]
2 August 28, 2019
3 TBA
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5
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8
Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity 1 October 2, 2019 Kami Garcia Mike Mayhew
Mico Suayan
[9]
2 TBA
3
4
5
6
7
8
9
Harleen 1 September 25, 2019 Stjepan Šejić [10]
2 TBA
3
The Last God 1 October 30, 2019 Phillip Kennedy Johnson Riccardo Federici [11]
2 TBA
3
4
5
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7
8
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Joker: Killer Smile 1 October 30, 2019 Jeff Lemire Andrea Sorrentino [12]
2 TBA
3
The Question: The Death of Vic Sage 1 November 20, 2019 Jeff Lemire
Denys Cowan
Bill Sienkiewicz [12]
2 TBA
3
4

Hill House Comics[edit]

Hill House Comics is a horror line in Black Label by author Joe Hill [13]

Title Publication date Issues Initial writer(s) Initial artist(s)
Basketful of Heads October 30, 2019 1- Joe Hill Leomacs
The Dollhouse Family TBD Mike Carey Peter Gross
The Low, Low Woods TBD Carmen Maria Machado Dani
Daphne Byrne TBD Laura Marks Kelley Jones
Plunge TBD Joe Hill TBD
Sea Dogs (backup story) October 30, 2019 Joe Hill TBD

Collected editions[edit]

Sean Murphy's Batman: White Knight was originally released as a regular DC Universe book, but the collected edition was released under the Black Label imprint.

Collected editions
Title Material collected Format Writer Artist Pages Publication date ISBN Ref.
Batman: White Knight Batman: White Knight #1-8 TP Sean Murphy 232 October 3, 2018 978-1401279592 [citation needed]
Batman: Damned Batman: Damned #1–3 HC Brian Azzarello Lee Bermejo 160 September 4, 2019 978-1401291402 [citation needed]
Superman: Year One Superman: Year One #1–3 HC Frank Miller John Romita Jr. TBA November 2019 978-1401291372 [14]

Re-releases[edit]

DC Comics also re-releases some of its past titles as part of the Black Label.

Re-releases
Title Material collected Format Writer Artist Pages Publication date ISBN Ref.
All-Star Superman All-Star Superman #1–12 TP Grant Morrison Frank Quitely 304 November 28, 2018 978-1401290832 [citation needed]
DC: The New Frontier The New Frontier #1–6, Justice League: New Frontier Special Darwyn Cooke 520 February 13, 2019 978-1401290924 [citation needed]
Kingdom Come Kingdom Come #1–4 Mark Waid Alex Ross 392 May 1, 2019 978-1401290962 [citation needed]
Frank Miller's Ronin Ronin #1–6 Frank Miller 336 May 15, 2019 978-1401290979 [citation needed]

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