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Batman and the Outsiders is published by DC Comics. Current price per issue is $3.99.

Publication DatesEdit

Last IssueEdit

Convergence: Batman and the Outsiders #1: 22 Apr 2015

Current IssueEdit

Convergence: Batman and the Outsiders #2: 20 May 2015

Next IssueEdit

Batman and the Outsiders #1: 08 May 2019


A new Batman and the Outsiders series starts May 2019.


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Recent StorylinesEdit

Convergence: Batman and the Outsiders #2 Edit

This is the current issue, and therefore no story information will be posted about this issue. Please check your local comic shop for copies of this issue.

Convergence: Batman and the Outsiders #1 Edit

Batman and The Outsiders #40 Edit

The Outsiders #39 Edit

Past StorylinesEdit

Outsiders: Five of a Kind Edit

Outsiders #33 Edit

"Deep Impact." Infinite Crisis crossover. The Earth-bound team infiltrates a Secret Society stronghold, rescuing Mary marvel from their clutches.

Outsiders #32 Edit

"Detour." Infinite Crisis crossover. In deep space, Jade, Starfire & Shift battle Blackfire, Starfire's evil sister. Back on Earth, the remaining Outsiders decide to take the fight directly to the Secret Society by infiltrating one of their secret bases.

Outsiders #31 Edit

"Out-of-Town Work" - Infinite Crisis crossover. Donna Troy leaves for the anomoly in space, taking Animal Man, Shift, Starfire, Captain Marvel Jr., Firestorm, Air Wave, and Red Tornado with her. En route, they encounter Blackfire, Starfire's sometimes evil sister. Back on Earth, Roy and the rest of teh Outsiders decide to take the fight directly to the Secret Society.



  • Batman and the Outsiders, vol. 3 - Collects vol. 1 #24-32 & Annual #2, plus DC Comics Presents #83. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401287641 - (forthcoming, April 2019)

Trade PaperbacksEdit

  • Outsiders, vol. 1: Looking for Trouble - Collects vol. 3 #1-6 and the lead story from Teen Titans/Outsiders Secret Files #1. "In this story, Arsenal takes it upon himself to recruit a new group of heroes… and the ones he finds are quite a crew! Grace, a super-strong bouncer working at a metahuman club; Thunder, the mass-changing daughter of Black Lightning; Indigo, the cyborg girl from the future; the shape-shifting Metamorpho; and Jade — from the pages of Green Lantern — are all waiting in the wings. Unfortunately for the newly assembled team, their first mission — to protect President Lex Luthor — could be their last! Because what do you get when a barrel of fierce monkey-warriors attack Manhattan? Mayhem! Plus, the Outsiders take on the villainy of Brother Blood!"
  • Outsiders, vol. 2: Sum of All Evil - Collects vol. 3 #8-15. "The Outsiders face a literal demon from Hell. Can even the extra help from Huntress, Captain Marvel Junior and Black Lightning be enough to stop this evil threat?"
  • Outsiders, vol. 3: Wanted - Collects vol. 3 #16-23. "This volume includes the 3-part 'Most Wanted' story arc featuring television personality John Walsh, as well as an Identity Crisis tie-in story guest-starring Batman!"
  • Teen Titans/Outsiders: Insiders - Collects vol. 3 #24, 25, 28, plus Teen Titans #24-26. "When Nightwing and Speedy figure out there's a traitor in their midst, secrets come to the fore, including Superboy's ultimate corruption by his genetic father, Lex Luthor!"
  • Outsiders, vol. 4: Crisis Intervention - Collects vol. 3 #29-33. "The Outsiders are left reeling following a betrayal by one of their members. They must face a rematch with the Fearsome Five and Sabbac, who now has the power of the Seven Deadly Sins!"
  • Outsiders, vol. 5: The Good Fight - Collects vol. 3 #34-41. "With a new team in place, the Outsiders find themselves at odds with an entire nation, not to mention the super-hero community. Also, the Outsiders try to stop the Brotherhood of Evil in a plot that involves selling Metahumans to the underworld."
  • Outsiders, vol. 6: Pay as You Go - Collects vol. 3 #42-46 & Annual #1.
  • Outsiders/Checkmate: Checkout - Collects vol. 3 #47-49 and Checkmate #13-15. "The DCU's top spies throw down with the DCU's most troublemaking hero team as Checkmate hunts the Outsiders!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401216234
  • Outsiders: Five of a Kind - Collects the Five of a Kind one-shots and vol. 3 #50. "Batman has once again assumed the leadership role of the Outsiders. And to take control of his former team, the Dark Knight is using five adventures to pick his new lineup! Find out who makes the cut!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401216722
  • Batman and the Outsiders, vol. 1: The Chrysalis - Collects vol. 4 #1-5. "The new Outsiders investigate a strange Omac-like entity — but things are made all the more difficult when the team meets Batman’s new recruit!" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401219314
  • Batman and the Outsiders: The Snare - Collects vol. 4 #6-10. "The Outsiders’ latest mission ends up stranding one of their own in space while the rest of the team fights for their lives behind Chinese borders! But can the struggling team learn to rely on its biggest loose cannon?" - WorldCat - ISBN 1401221998
  • Outsiders: The Deep - Collects vol. 4 #15-20, plus BATO Special #1. "Batman is gone — but his legacy must endure. A new team of Outsiders is born." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401225020
  • Outsiders: The Hunt - Collects vol. 4 #21-25. "With Arkham Asylum’s inmates running free, The Outsiders are charged with recapturing them by whatever means necessary." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401227163
  • Outsiders: The Road to Hell - Collects vol. 4 #26-31. "Katana and Black Lightning are dispatched to deal with a disturbance on the open seas. Meanwhile, Geo-Force makes a deal with a certain Kryptonian to join the team, and the Outsiders find themselves cast as enemies in the eyes of the world." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401229034
  • Outsiders: The Great Divide - Collects vol. 4 #32-40. "The Outsiders go their separate ways following shocking events that lead to their being wanted for acts of war. While Geo-Force, Katana and the Eradicator build a new team in Markovia, Black Lightning, Owlman and Metamorpho find themselves at the home of an old friend who just happens to want Metamorpho dead." - WorldCat - ISBN 1401231616

  • The Outsiders by Judd Winick, Book One - Collects vol. 3 #1-7, plus Titans/Young Justice: Graduation Day #1-3 & Teen Titans/Outsiders Secret Files #1. - WorldCat - ISBN 9781401288518 - (forthcoming, May 2019)


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Creative TeamEdit

Volume 5Edit

Writer: Bryan Hill. Artist: Dexter Soy. Covers: Tyler Kirkham.

Publishing HistoryEdit

  • Volume 1: #1-46, 1983-1987 (#1-32 as Batman and the Outsiders; #33-46 as Adventures of the Outsiders)
  • Volume 2: #1-28, 1985-1988 (The Outsiders)
  • Volume 3: #1-50, 2003-2007 (Outsiders)
  • Volume 4: #1-40, 2007-2011 (#1-14 & 40 as Batman and the Outsiders; #15-39 as The Outsiders)
  • Volume 5: #1-, 2019-present

Future Publication DatesEdit

Dates subject to change at the whims of the publisher or distributor. Please see the Diamond Shipping Lists for current information.

Batman and the Outsiders, vol. 3 HC: 03 Apr 2019
Batman and the Outsiders #1: 08 May 2019
The Outsiders by Judd Winick, Book One TP: 22 May 2019
Batman and the Outsiders #2: 12 Jun 2019

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