DC Comics Solicitations - On Sale Sep 2011
Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by TRAVEL FOREMAN and DAN GREEN Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Buddy Baker has gone from “super” man to family man – but is he strong enough to hold his family together when Maxine, his young daughter, starts to manifest her own dangerous powers? Find out in this dramatic new series from writer Jeff Lemire (SWEET TOOTH) and artist Travel Foreman (The Immortal Iron Fist).
Written by LEE BERMEJO Art and cover by LEE BERMEJO On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 112 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $22.99 US Inspired by Charles Dickens’ immortal classic A Christmas Carol, BATMAN: NOEL features different interpretations of The Dark Knight, along with his enemies and allies, in different eras, from writer/artist Lee Bermejo (JOKER). In this spectacular, oversized graphic novel, Batman must come to terms with his past, present and future as he battles villains from the campy 1960s to dark and brooding menaces of today, while exploring what it means to be the hero that he is.
Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by RAGS MORALES and RICK BRYANT Cover by RAGS MORALES Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. The one and only Grant Morrison (ALL-STAR SUPERMAN) returns to Superman, joined by sensational artist Rags Morales (IDENTITY CRISIS), to bring you tales of The Man of Steel unlike any you’ve ever read! This extra-sized debut issue is the cornerstone of the entire DC Universe!
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art and cover by MORITAT On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ Even when Gotham City was just a one-horse town, crime was rampant – and things only get worse when bounty hunter Jonah Hex comes to town. Can Amadeus Arkham, a pioneer in criminal psychology, enlist Hex’s special brand of justice to help the Gotham Police Department track down a vicious serial killer? Find out in this new series from HEX writers Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti, with lush artwork by Moritat (THE SPIRIT)!
Written by JUDD WINICK Art and cover by BEN OLIVER On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Africa, a land of beauty – and of great horror. A land of creation and conflict. It is in desperate need of a defender, and from the ranks of Batman Incorporated comes a soldier to carry on the legacy of The Dark Knight in the most tumultuous region on Earth. Meet Batwing, the Batman of Africa!
Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The superstar creators from BLACKEST NIGHT and BRIGHTEST DAY reunite to take AQUAMAN to amazing new depths! Aquaman has renounced the throne of Atlantis – but the sea will not release Arthur Curry so easily. Now, from a forgotten corner of the ocean emerges… The Trench! A broken race of creatures that should not exist, an unspeakable need driving them, The Trench will be the most talked-about new characters in the DC Universe!
Written by GAIL SIMONE Art by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES Cover by ADAM HUGHES On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Yes, it’s really happening! Barbara Gordon is back as Batgirl – and she’s going to have to face the city’s most horrifying new villains as well as the dark secrets from her past. You won’t want to miss this stunning debut issue from fan-favorite BIRDS OF PREY writer Gail Simone!
Written by MIKE COSTA Art and cover by KEN LASHLEY On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Welcome to a world waging a new kind of war that’s faster and more brutal than ever before. It’s fought by those who would make the innocent their targets, using computers, smart weapons and laser-guided missiles. The new enemy is hard to find – and closer to home than we think. Between us and them stand the Blackhawks, an elite force of military specialists equipped with the latest in cutting-edge hardware and vehicles. Their mission: Kill the bad guys before they kill us.
Written by TONY BEDARD Art by IG GUARA and RUY JOSE Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and SAL REGLA On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T It’s not easy being Jaime Reyes. He has to deal with high school, family and all the drama that comes with being a teenager. Also, he’s linked to a powerful scarab created by an alien race known as the Reach who seek to subjugate planets – or annihilate them. It’s up to one teen hero to turn this instrument of destruction into a force for good.
Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION Cover by GREG CAPULLO Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Be here for the start of a new era for The Dark Knight from writer Scott Snyder (AMERICAN VAMPIRE, BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM) and artist Greg Capullo (Spawn)! A series of brutal killings hints at an ancient conspiracy, and Batman learns that Gotham City is deadlier than he knew.
Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Battling evil with his son, Damian, at his side, Batman now realizes that the hardest part of the job may be trying to work together! As Batman and Robin try to adjust to their new partnership, a figure emerges from Bruce Wayne’s past: His name is NoBody, and he’s not happy that Batman Incorporated is shining a light on his own shadowy war against evil...
Written by DAVID FINCH Art by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND Cover by DAVID FINCH On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The Dark Knight struggles against a deadly – yet strangely familiar – foe in this phenomenal debut issue from superstar writer/artist David Finch (BRIGHTEST DAY, ACTION COMICS)! As a mysterious figure slinks through the halls of Arkham Asylum, Batman must fight his way through a gauntlet of psychos, and Bruce Wayne faces the unexpected legal ramifications of Batman Incorporated!
Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Art and cover by JESUS SAIZ On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T One is wanted for a murder she didn’t commit. The other is on the run because she knows too much. They are Dinah Laurel Lance and Ev Crawford – a.k.a. Black Canary and Starling – and together, as Gotham City’s covert ops team, they’re taking down the villains other heroes can’t touch. But now they’ve attracted the attention of a grizzled newspaper reporter who wants to expose them, as well as a creepy, chameleon-like strike team that’s out to kill them. Don’t miss the start of this hard-hitting new series from mystery novelist/comics writer Duane Swierczynski (Expiration Date, Cable).
Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T At last! Batwoman’s new series begins, from the multiple award-winning creative team of J.H. Williams III and Haden Blackman! In “Hydrology,” part 1 of 5, Batwoman faces deadly new challenges in her war against Gotham City’s underworld – and new trials in her life as Kate Kane. Who or what is stealing children from the barrio, and for what vile purpose? Will Kate train her cousin, Bette Kane (a.k.a. Flamebird), as her new sidekick? How will she handle unsettling revelations about her father, Colonel Jacob Kane? And why is a certain government
Written by J.T. KRUL Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Charged by nuclear energy, possessing vast molecular powers, Captain Atom has the potential to be a literal god among men – a hero without limits. But the question is: Will he lose himself in the process? Don’t miss the start of a legend from writer J.T. Krul (GREEN ARROW, TEEN TITANS) and artist Freddie Williams II (JSA ALL-STARS)!
Written by JUDD WINICK Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Meet Catwoman. She’s addicted to the night. Addicted to shiny objects. Addicted to Batman. Most of all, Catwoman is addicted to danger. She can’t help herself, and the truth is – she doesn’t want to. She’s good at being bad, and very bad at being good. Find out more about what makes Catwoman tick in this new series from writer Judd Winick (BATMAN: UNDER THE HOOD) and artist Guillem March (GOTHAM CITY SIRENS)!
Written by PAUL JENKINS Art by BERNARD CHANG Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T It’s the start of a new series spotlighting some of the DC Universes’s most exciting super heroes! First up is Deadman, straight from the pages of BRIGHTEST DAY, in a five-issue epic where the body-hopping hero meets his match in a new foe who wants to make sure the souls that Deadman helps out go straight to Hell!
Written by KYLE HIGGINS Art by JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERT Cover by SIMON BISLEY On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ “Friends die, family disappoints, but a legacy... That lives forever.” Slade Wilson is the best mercenary in the DCU, and he’s been doing this a long time. Some might say too long. But they’ll learn: Never turn your back on Deathstroke the Terminator. He won’t quit, no matter how high the stakes. Kyle Higgins (BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM) and Joe Bennett (TEEN TITANS) team up to bring you the finest in mayhem and gore.
Written by PAUL CORNELL Art by DIOGENES NEVES and OCLAIR ALBERT Cover by TONY S. DANIEL On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Set in the Dark Ages of the DC Universe, a barbarian horde is massing to crush civilization. It’s fallen to Madame Xanadu and Jason Blood, the man with a monster inside him, to stand in their way – though the demon Etrigan has no interest in protecting anyone or anything other than himself! It’ll take more than their own power to stop an army fueled by bloodlust and dark sorcery, and some very surprising heroes – and villains – will have no choice but to join the fray!
Written by TONY S. DANIEL Art by TONY S. DANIEL and RYAN WINN Cover by TONY S. DANIEL On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T DC’s flagship title is relaunched for the first time ever, with new Batman adventures from acclaimed writer/ artist Tony S. Daniel! A killer called The Gotham Ripper is on the loose on Batman’s home turf – leading The Dark Knight on a deadly game of cat and mouse.
Written by ETHAN VAN SCIVER and GAIL SIMONE Art by YILDIRAY CINAR Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Jason Rusch and Ronnie Raymond. These two high school students are worlds apart – and now they’re drawn into a conspiracy of super-science that bonds them forever in a way they can’t explain or control. The dark secrets of the murderous Dog Team and its Firestorm Protocol force them to put aside their differences to confront a threat so terrifying that it may lead to a new Cold War! Welcome to a major new vision of nuclear terror from writers Ethan Van Sciver and Gail Simone with astonishing art by Yildiray Cinar!
Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI Cover by J.G. JONES On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T It’s Frankenstein as you’ve never seen him before, in a dark new series from acclaimed writer Jeff Lemire (SWEET TOOTH) and artist Alberto Ponticelli (UNKNOWN SOLDIER)! Frankenstein is part of a network of strange beings who work for an even stranger government organization: The Super Human Advanced Defense Executive! But can he protect the world from threats even more horrifying than himself? And since he’s vilified for who and what he is, will he even want to take on this mission?
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL Variant cover by IVAN REIS and TIM TOWNSEND On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. The Fastest Man Alive returns to his own monthly series from the writer/artist team of Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato! The Flash knows he can’t be everywhere at once, but what happens when he faces an all-new villain who really can! As if that’s not bad enough, this villain is a close friend!
Written by J.T. KRUL Art by DAN JURGENS and NORM RAPMUND Cover by BRETT BOOTH and ROB HUNTER On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Green Arrow is on the hunt. Driven by inner demons, Ollie Queen travels the world and brings outlaws to justice…by breaking every law. Now, armed with cutting-edge weaponry and illegally gained intel (courtesy of his team at QCore), Green Arrow is shooting first and asking questions later.
Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. The red-hot GREEN LANTERN team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Doug Mahnke introduce an unexpected new Lantern.
Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and SCOTT HANNA Cover by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T When deadly conflicts emerge across the universe, it’s up to Guy Gardner, John Stewart and an elite Green Lantern strike force to keep the peace – or else.
Written by TONY BEDARD Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Kyle Rayner has assembled the most powerful team in all the universe, selected from the full spectrum of corps. But can he even keep this volatile group together?
Written by NATHAN EDMONDSON Art by CAFU Cover by CAFU and BIT On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The DCU’s most wanted man stars in his own series! Cole Cash is a charming grifter few can resist. And yet he’s about to be branded a serial killer when he begins hunting and exterminating inhuman creatures hidden in human form – creatures only he can see! Can the biggest sweet talker of all time talk his way out of this one when even his brother thinks he’s gone over the edge?
Written by STERLING GATES Art and cover by ROB LIEFELD On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Hank Hall is not happy. He’s not happy to have Dawn Granger as a new partner in his war on crime. He’s not happy that she’s dating the ghostly Super Hero, Deadman. He’s not happy to learn that someone is trying to plunge the United States into a new civil war! Now it’s up to Hawk and Dove to root out the forces behind this conflict and stop them before they turn the U.S. into a wasteland! And who is the monster lurking in the shadows, watching Hawk and Dove from afar? Find out in this new series from Sterling Gates (FLASHPOINT: KID FLASH LOST) and artist Rob Liefeld (X-Force, Youngblood)!
Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO Cover by JENNY FRISON On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ For hundreds of years, vampire Andrew Stanton kept mankind safe from the horrors of the supernatural world, thanks to a truce he made with his ex-lover Mary, the Queen of the Damned. But now that truce has reached a bloody end and Andrew must do everything in his power to stop Mary and her dark forces from going on a killing spree – and she plans to start with the heroes of the DCU!
Written by DAN JURGENS Art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT RYAN Cover by AARON LOPRESTI On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T With the growing presence of super beings around the world, the United Nations resolves to create a new group called Justice League International. Batman, Booster Gold, Green Lantern Guy Gardner, August General in Iron, Fire, Ice, Vixen and Rocket Red are charged with promoting unity and trust – but can they reach that goal without killing each other first?
Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS 1:25 Variant cover by DAVID FINCH RETROSOLICITED • On sale AUGUST 31 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US RATED T • Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Comics superstars Geoff Johns and Jim Lee make history! In a universe where super heroes are strange and new, Batman has discovered a dark evil that requires him to unite the World Greatest Heroes! This spectacular debut issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition, polybagged with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.
Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by MIKEL JANIN Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The witch known as The Enchantress has gone mad, unleashing forces that not even the combined powers of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and Cyborg can stop. And if those heroes can’t handle the job, who will stand against this mystical madness? Shade the Changing Man, Madame Xanadu, Deadman, Zatanna and John Constantine may be our only hope – but how can we put our trust in beings whose very presence makes ordinary people break out in a cold sweat?
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA Art and cover by PETE WOODS On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Seven heroes from the 31st century have traveled back to the present day. Their mission: Save their future from annihilation. But when the future tech they brought with them fails, they find themselves trapped in a nightmarish world that, for them, is the ultimate struggle to survive! Don’t miss the start of this all-new LEGION series illustrated by Pete Woods – fresh off his spectacular run on ACTION COMICS – who is joined by writer Fabian Nicieza (RED ROBIN)!
Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by FRANCIS PORTELA Cover by KARL KERSCHL On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The Legion of Super-Heroes has been decimated by the worst disaster in its history. Now, the students of the Legion Academy must rise to the challenge of helping the team rebuild – but a threat of almost unstoppable power is rising at the edge of Dominator space, and if the new recruits fail, the Legion Espionage Squad may be the first casualties in a war that could split worlds in half!
Written by IVAN BRANDON Art by TOM DERENICK Cover by VIKTOR KALVACHEV On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ On the ground and on the front lines, a young, headstrong soldier known as Joe Rock assumes command of Easy Company – a team of ex-military men turned contractors. Will they survive the battle-scarred landscape carved by the DCU’s Super-Villains? Find out in this explosive new series from Ivan Brandon (Viking, DOC SAVAGE) and Tom Derenick (JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA)!
Written by ERIC WALLACE Art by ROGER ROBINSON Cover by J.G. JONES On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The world’s third-smartest man – and one of its most eligible bachelors – uses his brains and fists against science gone mad in this new series from Eric Wallace (TITANS) and Roger Robinson! Michael Holt is the head of a successful high-tech corporation and an institute that recruits and encourages the finest minds of the next generation to excel. As Mister Terrific he inhabits a world of amazement few others know exists, let alone can comprehend.
Written by KYLE HIGGINS Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and JP MAYER On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Dick Grayson flies high once more as Nightwing in a new series from hot new writer Kyle Higgins (BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM)! And as he embraces his destiny, Haley’s Circus, the big top where Dick once performed, returns to Gotham City – bringing with it murder, mystery and superhuman evil. Nightwing must confront his past, among former friends and enemies from his circus days, while uncovering a much greater evil!
Written by DAN DIDIO and KEITH GIFFEN Art and cover by KEITH GIFFEN and SCOTT KOBLISH On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The all-seeing Brother Eye satellite has unleashed a new beast upon the DC Universe in this smashing new series! Kevin Kho has become an unwilling participant in a war between Checkmate and Brother Eye as he is transformed into the One Machine Army Corp known only as O.M.A.C.!
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T No sooner has Batman’s former sidekick, Jason Todd, put his past as the Red Hood behind him than he finds himself cornered by a pair of modern day outlaws: Green Arrow’s rejected sidekick Arsenal, the damaged soldier of fortune, and the alien Starfire, a former prisoner of intergalactic war who won’t be chained again. As a loner, Jason has absolutely no interest in this motley crew of outlaws. So what’s he going to do when they choose the Red Hood as their leader? Find out in this hot new series from writer Scott Lobdell (WILDC.A.T.S, Uncanny X-Men), featuring art by rising star Kenneth Rocafort (ACTION COMICS)!
Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art and cover by ED BENES and ROB HUNTER On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Atrocitus and his Red Lantern Corps return in their own series, battling against injustice in the most bloody ways imaginable!
Written by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING Art by FERNANDO DAGNINO Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ It’s the return of Mitch Shelly – and he’s still dead. Resurrection Man can’t stay dead for long, though – and with each rebirth comes new and unexpected powers. But his many returns have not gone unnoticed, and forces are gathering to learn what’s so special about him – and to see which of them will finally stop Resurrection Man dead.
Written by TONY S. DANIEL Art and cover by PHILIP TAN On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Carter Hall’s skill at deciphering lost languages has led him to a job with an archaeologist who specializes in alien ruins – but will the doctor’s latest discovery spread an alien plague through New York City? No matter the personal cost, Carter Hall must don his wings and become the new, savage Hawkman to survive! Witness the start of a new action series from writer Tony S. Daniel and artist Philip Tan that will take Hawkman where no hero has flown before!
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by RB SILVA and ROB LEAN Cover by ERIC CANETE On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T They thought he was just an experiment – and a failed one at that! Grown from a combination of Kryptonian and human DNA, the Clone was no more than a set of data to the scientists of Project N.O.W.H.E.R.E. But when the scope of his stunning powers was revealed, he became a deadly weapon! Now the question is: Can a clone develop a conscience?
Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Meet Supergirl. She’s got the unpredictable behavior of a teenager, the same powers as Superman – and none of his affection for the people of Earth. So don’t piss her off!
Written by SCOTT McDANIEL and JOHN ROZUM Art and cover by SCOTT McDANIEL and JONATHAN GLAPION On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The brilliant, slightly awkward high school student Virgil Hawkins transforms into the cocky electromagnetic hero Static! A mysterious tragedy forces the Hawkins family to relocate from Dakota to New York City! Virgil embarks upon new adventures in a new high school and a new internship at S.T.A.R. Labs! As Static, he dons a new uniform and establishes a new secret headquarters! But is he ready to take on the new villains who lurk in New York City’s underworld?
Written by GEORGE PEREZ Breakdowns and cover by GEORGE PEREZ Art by JESUS MERINO On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The new adventures of Superman begin here! What is The Man of Steel’s startling new status quo? How does it affect Lois Lane and The Daily Planet? There’s no time for answers now, because Superman must stop a monstrous threat to Metropolis – one that he somehow is the cause of!
Written by PAUL CORNELL Art and cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ They are Stormwatch, a dangerous super human police force whose existence is kept secret from the world Directly following the ominous events of SUPERMAN #1, Adam One leads half the Stormwatch team to recover the [INFORMATION REDACTED] from deep in the Himalayas. Meanwhile, Jack Hawksmoor and the rest of the Stormwatch crew look to recruit two of the deadliest super humans on the planet: Midnighter and Apollo! And if they say no? Perhaps the Martian Manhunter can change their minds...
Written by ADAM GLASS Art by MARCO RUDY Cover by RYAN BENJAMIN On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ They’re a team of death-row super villains recruited by the government to take on missions so dangerous – they’re sheer suicide! Harley Quinn! Deadshot! King Shark! Defeated and imprisoned, they’re being interrogated about their mission – and about who’s pulling the strings behind this illegal operation. Who will be the first to crack under the pressure?
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Tim Drake, Batman’s former sidekick, is back in action when an international organization seeks to capture, kill or co-opt super-powered teenagers. As Red Robin, he’s going to have to team up with the mysterious and belligerent powerhouse thief known as Wonder Girl and the hyperactive speedster calling himself Kid Flash to stand any chance at all against a living, breathing weapon with roots in another world! They – along with a few other tortured teen heroes – will be the Teen Titans in this new series from writer Scott Lobdell (WILDC.A.T.S, Uncanny X-Men) and artist Brett Booth (JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA)!
Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ One of the world’s most iconic characters has returned to the heart of the DC Universe, and every step he takes will shake the foundations of the Earth! Alec Holland has his life back…but the Green has plans for it. A monstrous evil is rising in the desert, and it’ll take a monster of another kind to defend life as we know it!
Written by RON MARZ Art and cover by SAMI BASRI On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Who is Voodoo? Is she hero, villain – or both? Learn the truth about Priscilla Kitaen as she leaves a trail of violence across America. Discover the new DCU through her eyes, because the things she sees are not always what they seem…
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art and cover by CLIFF CHIANG On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The Gods walk among us. To them, our lives are playthings. Only one woman would dare to protect humanity from the wrath of such strange and powerful forces. But is she one of us – or one of them?
Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by JOCK and FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA Cover by JOCK Don’t miss this epic Batman mystery from Scott Snyder, creator of AMERICAN VAMPIRE, originally published in DETECTIVE COMICS #871-877! First, in “The Black Mirror,” a series of brutal murders pushes Batman’s detective skills to the limit and forces him to confront one of Gotham City’s oldest evils. Helpless and trapped in the deadly Mirror House, Batman must fight for his life against one of Gotham City’s oldest and most powerful evils! Then, in a second story called “Hungry City,” the corpse of a killer whale shows up on the floor of one of Gotham City’s foremost banks. The event begins a strange and deadly mystery that will bring Batman face-to-face with the new, terrifying faces of organized crime in Gotham. On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 288 pg, FC, $29.99 US
Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by YANICK PAQUETTE, MICHEL LACOMBE and CHRIS BURNHAM Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III The first seven issues of the hot new series are collected in this new, deluxe edition hardcover! After Bruce Wayne tells the world that he is the financial backer of Batman, he establishes a worldwide franchise of Batmen to protect the entire globe. This is the beginning of a stunning new direction for the world’s greatest detective that will team him with Catwoman, Batwoman and Batman Incorporated representatives on international crimefighting missions against Lord Death Man in Japan, South America and Argentina. On sale NOVEMBER 30 • 256 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $29.99 US
Written by SHELDON MAYER • Art by JOE KUBERT and NESTOR REDONDO • Cover by JOE KUBERT For the first time ever, DC reprints the 1975 comics adaptation of the Bible, featuring the earliest chapters of the book of Genesis, including the stories of The Garden of Eden, the Flood, and Sodom and Gomorrah! Don’t miss this once in a lifetime hardcover edition! ADVANCE SOLICITED • On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 64 pg, FC, 10” x 13.25”, $29.99 US
Written by GRANT MORRISON • Art and cover by FRANK QUITELY The complete 12-issue run of ALL-STAR SUPERMAN by Morrison and Quitely is collected in a single trade paperback! Witness the Man of Steel in exciting adventures featuring Lex Luthor, Jimmy Olsen, Lois Lane, Bizarro, and more! Plus: Superman goes toe-to-toe with Bizarro, his oddball twin, and the new character Zibarro, also from the Bizarro planet. On sale OCTOBER 5 • 304 pg, FC, $29.99 US
Written by KURT BUSIEK • Art by BRENT ANDERSON • Cover by ALEX ROSS In the concluding volume of THE DARK AGE, collecting BOOK 3 #1-4 and BOOK 4 #1-4, two brothers, one good and one evil, must deal with family secrets and social upheaval, involving heroes from Jack-In-the-Box to the Blue Knight and the final fate of the mysterious Silver Agent On sale OCTOBER 26 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Written by JEPH LOEB • Art and cover by TIM SALE From the early days of Batman’s crimefighting career, this new edition of the classic mystery involves a killer who strikes only on holidays. Working with Harvey Dent and Lieutenant Gordon, Batman races to discover who Holiday is! Collected from the original 13-issue series! On sale OCTOBER 5 384 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Written by JOHN BROOME and GARDNER FOX • Art by GIL KANE, JOE GIELLA and SID GREENE • Cover by GIL KANE and MURPHY ANDERSON A second massive collection of GL epics from issues #22-45! As Hal Jordan becomes a master of his power ring, he faces off against some of his most classic and deadliest foes, including Sinestro, Star Sapphire, Sonar, the Shark and the Tattooed Man. On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 624 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $75.00 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS, MICHAEL GOLDENBERG, PETER J. TOMASI, ADAM SCHLAGMAN, MICHAEL GREEN, MARC GUGGENHEIM, GREG BERLANTI and DONALD DE LINE Art by FERNANDO DAGNINO, JOE BENNETT, FABRIZIO FIORENTINO, PATRICK GLEASON, TONY SHASTEEN, CLIFF RICHARDS, JERRY ORDWAY and MICK GRAY Movie art cover Written by the creative talents behind the blockbuster motion picture, these exciting epics tell the tales of the movie characters before the events of the film. What were Hal Jordan, Sinestro, Kilowog, Abin Sur and The Guardians all doing before the movie began? Experience it all in these stories as told by the superstar Green Lantern movie team including producer Geoff Johns (GREEN LANTERN, THE FLASH), screenwriter Michael Goldenberg, producer/screenwriter Greg Berlanti, producer Donald De Line, screenwriter Michael Green (SUPERMAN/BATMAN) and screenwriter Marc Guggenheim (JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA)! Collected from the one-shots starring SINESTRO, KILOWOG, ABIN SUR, TOMAR-RE and HAL JORDAN! On sale OCTOBER 12 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by TONY S. DANIEL • Art by TONY S. DANIEL and SANDU FLOREA • Cover by TONY S. DANIEL In this new title collecting BATMAN #692-699, Batman searches for a new crime boss calling himself Black Mask – and Gotham City has reached the boiling point. But when pandemonium breaks out at the opening of the new Arkham Asylum, even the combined forces of Oracle, Huntress and Catwoman may not be enough! On sale OCTOBER 12 • 200 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS, PETER J. TOMASI and TONY BEDARD Art by DOUG MAHNKE, TYLER KIRKHAM, FERNANDO PASARIN, CAM SMITH, CHRISTIAN ALAMY and BATT Cover by IVAN REIS and OCLAIR ALBERT With the entire Green Lantern Corps against them, the four Earthborn GLs – Hal Jordan, Guy Gardner, Kyle Rayner, John Stewart – make a choice that will rank among the most memorable in GL history. But not all of them agree on what has to be done and what lines can be crossed. Can these warriors overcome their differences in time to save the universe? Find out in this new hardcover collecting GREEN LANTERN #63-66, GREEN LANTERN CORPS #58-60 and GREEN LANTERN: EMERALD WARRIORS #8-10! On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 240 pg, FC, $29.99 US
Written by DENNIS O’NEIL, MIKE FRIEDRICH and ROBERT KANIGHER • Art by DICK DILLIN and JOE GIELLA • Cover by NEAL ADAMS In this collection of issues #81-93, the JLA and their Earth-2 counterparts, the Justice Society, must save the Red Tornado. Plus: Solomon Grundy and the timely threats of world hunger and pollution. ADVANCE SOLICITED • On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 272 pg, FC, $59.99 US
Written by GREG RUCKA and ED BRUBAKER • Art by MICHAEL LARK, JASON ALEXANDER and others • Cover by MICHAEL LARK Renee Montoya travels to Keystone City to learn the truth about a fellow officer’s strange mutation in these stories from issues #23-31. Plus, what is the meaning of the dead Robin, The Boy Wonder? On sale OCTOBER 12 • 224 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Written by VARIOUS • Art by VARIOUS • Cover by NICK CARDY From the 1970s comes this value-priced collection of classic ghost stories, featuring stories like: • “Ghost in the Iron Coffin” • “The Tattooed Terror” • “Death Held the Lantern High” • “The Dark Goddess of Doom” • “The Haunted Hero of Saint Helena” • “The Screaming Skulls” On sale OCTOBER 5 • 512 pg, B&W, $19.99 US
Written by JAMES ROBINSON • Art by FERNANDO DAGNINO, BERNARD CHANG, JAVIER PINA and others • Cover by CAFU With The Man of Steel on New Krypton, Mon-El battles Bizarro and General Lane in stories from SUPERMAN #692-697, SUPERMAN ANNUAL #14, SUPERMAN SECRET FILES 2009 #1 and ADVENTURE #11. On sale OCTOBER 12 • 224 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Written by JOHN OSTRANDER, KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DEMATTEIS • Art by LUKE MCDONNELL, KEITH GIFFEN and others • Cover by JERRY BINGHAM In these stories from issues #7-12, the Squad is trapped in Russia. And before they escape, they’ll have to fight The People’s Heroes. Then, Batman discovers the existence of the Suicide Squad – and he’s not happy. Plus: a crossover from JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #13. On sale OCTOBER 19 • 224 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS, BEN RAAB, JAY FAEBER, JUDD WINICK and JEREMY JOHNS Art by MIKE MCKONE, TOM GRUMMETT, GEORGES JEANTY, DEREC AUCOIN, DREW JOHNSON, IVAN REIS and others Cover by MIKE MCKONE Witness the formation of a new team of Teen Titans and their initial battle against an old, familiar foe, Deathstroke, in this hardcover collecting the first fifteen issues of the series from writer Geoff Johns! The reasons behind Deathstroke’s actions prove shocking to the team, and before the teen heroes can get their feet on the ground, they must battle the cult of Brother Blood. Then, Raven returns with a new body and a new master: the latest Brother Blood! Plus, Deathstroke’s daughter, Rose Wilson, assumes the identity of the Ravager and switches from Titans ally to Titans threat. Now Deathstroke and Rose hunt for the Titans. Could things get any more explosive? They do, when Kid Flash learns to drive! This mammoth collection also features TEEN TITANS #1/2, TITANS SECRET FILES #2, TEEN TITANS/OUTSIDERS SECRET FILES 2003, LEGENDS OF THE DC UNIVERSE 80-PAGE GIANT #2 and the four-issue BEAST BOY miniseries! On sale NOVEMBER 30 • 560 pg, 7.25” x 10.75”, FC, $75.00 US
Written by GREG RUCKA, JAMES ROBINSON and ERIC TRAUTMANN Art by PERE PEREZ and BIT • Cover by ALEX GARNER Following the startling events of “New Krypton,” the only thing standing between Earth and impending doom are the all-new Nightwing and Flamebird! Collected from ACTION COMICS #883-889! On sale OCTOBER 12 • 208 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Written by IAN EDGINTON • Art by DAVIDE FABBRI Cover by RYAN SOOK Collected from the six-issue miniseries! A year after the defeat of Professor Moriarty’s horde and the fire-bombing of London, restoration is well under way. Yet, from across the sea, ancient eyes cast their hungry gaze upon the still vulnerable capital…Dracula is coming. On sale OCTOBER 12 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by PAUL DINI and ADAM BEECHEN • Art by CHAD HARDIN, JAMAL IGLE, CLIFF CHIANG and others • Cover by ADAM HUGHES Everybody’s got that one thing that just creeps them out beyond all reason. For Zatanna, it’s puppets: ”Creepy, horrible, soul-sucking puppets.” Find out why she’s scared of little wooden men in cheap suits in these stories from issues #7-12! On sale OCTOBER 5 • 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Written by BILL MATHENY• Art by VARIOUS • Cover by DAVE SANTANA Your favorite bulldog and kitten duo are back for more adorable antics! Whether Marc Anthony is providing protection for Pussyfoot or serving as a personal, fur-covered duvet for his beloved kitty, one thing is for certain: no one is going to harm his favorite feline if he can help it! On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Written by SHOLLY FISCH • Art by SCOTT JERALDS • Cover by ROBERT POPE and SCOTT McCRAE Scooby and the gang help their old pals, The Ghastleys, solve a family mystery sure to creep out your cranium and shiver your spine. Scooby-Dooby BOO! On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Written by JIM ALEXANDER and EUGENE SON • Art by LUCIANO VECCHIO and MIKE BOWDEN • Cover by MIKE CAVALLARO When a pair of tiny aliens tries to stake a claim on Earth, Ben and his friends have a hard time taking them seriously. And after taking down an Evo monster rampaging near the beach, Rex and Noah decide it’s time to sneak off for fish tacos. But the monster isn’t quite done yet! On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Written by ANTONIO PROHIAS • Art and cover by ANTONIO PROHIAS Since the 1960s, “Spy vs. Spy” has been one of the most popular features in MAD Magazine. The diabolical duo of double-crosses and deceit (one dressed in black, the other in white) have continued to one-up each other – till death do them part. Now, their complete, original exploits are collected in hardcover. Don’t miss a moment of the action! On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 400 pg, FC, 7.025” x 10.825”, $49.99 US
Written by SHOLLY FISCH Art and cover by RICK BURCHETT and DAN DAVIS Old West gunslinger Jonah Hex would rather ride the range than the streets of 19th century Gotham City, but that’s where he ends up on his latest bounty hunt. Now, unless he and a time-traveling Batman can stop a threat put in motion back in 1879, today’s Gotham will face certain doom! On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED E
Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO • Art by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO • Cover by ART BALTAZAR It’s the issue of doom! Join the Tiny Titans as they – walk to school! Beast Boy takes a wrong turn when confronted by the crossing guards he calls The Doom Patrol. Plus, witness Beast Boy’s first encounter with the Crossing Patrol Boys of Doom! Crossing the street has never been so tough! On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Written by GREG WEISMAN and KEVIN HOPPS • Art by CHRISTOPHER JONES and DAN DAVIS • Cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES Can someone with Artemis’ pedigree really be a hero? A close encounter when the team takes action against the deadly android Amazo may give her the chance to prove herself – if she can survive the onslaught of Professor Ivo’s malevolent MONQIs! On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM Art by SHAWN MCMANUS, PAUL GUINAN, MARK BUCKINGHAM and others. Cover by JAMES BENNETT Don’t miss this new hardcover collection of tales from FABLES writer Bill Willingham, including the miniseries PROPOSITION PLAYER, THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: THE THESSALIAD and THESSALY – WITCH FOR HIRE, plus THE DREAMING #55, MERV PUMPKINHEAD: AGENT OF D.R.E.A.M., THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: EVERYTHING YOU ALWAYS WANTED TO KNOW ABOUT DREAMS BUT WERE AFRAID TO ASK, plus Willingham’s short stories from HOUSE OF MYSTERY and FLINCH! On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 464 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $49.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by SCOTT SNYDER • Art and cover by SEAN MURPHY Vampire hunters Felicia Book and Cash McCogan escape the catacombs beneath the Nazi castle as things come crashing down around them. They’ve escaped with the rumored vampire cure, but will it work? On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 4 of 5, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS
Written by SCOTT SNYDER and STEPHEN KING Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE This first volume of the critically acclaimed series collects issues #1-5 and follows two stories: one written by Scott Snyder and one written by Stephen King, both with art by superstar Rafael Albuquerque. Snyder’s tale follows Pearl, a young woman living in 1920s Los Angeles, who is brutally turned into a vampire and sets out on a path of righteous revenge against the European monsters who tortured and abused her. And in King’s story set in the days of America’s Wild West, readers learn the origin of Skinner Sweet, the original American vampire – a stronger, faster creature than any vampire ever seen before. On sale OCTOBER 5 • 200 pg, FC, 19.99 US MATURE READERS
Written by SCOTT SNYDER • Art by JORDI BERNET Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE AMERICAN VAMPIRE flashes back to the early 1800’s for a “Lost Tale of Skinner Sweet!” Learn about Skinner’s involvement in the brutal Indian Wars, and an ancient evil hidden in the heart of the Old West. Plus, more about the man Skinner used to call his best friend – James Book! Featuring art by the legendary Jordi Bernet (Torpedo, JONAH HEX). On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by BRIAN WOOD • Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI Cover by JOHN PAUL LEON Only four issues left in the DMZ saga! Way back in issue #1, Zee met Matty with a loaded weapon pointing to his face. Now, almost six years gone, are they any closer to finding peace and happiness with each other? Matty is the voice of the city and Zee its soul . . . can they come together to help build a new New York? On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and STEVE LEIALOHA Cover by JOAO RUAS In Part 2 of “Inherit the Wind,” we meet the other three Cardinal Winds – West, East and South – as the cubs continue to learn about the life and responsibilities of their grandfather, the North Wind. Meanwhile, Bufkin continues to wreak havoc in Oz by staring a revolution with his usual monkey business. On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS
Written by HOLLY BLACK, BILL WILLINGHAM, ALISA KWITNEY, LOUISE HAWES and T.D. MITCHELL Conceived and illustrated by REBECCA GUAY ANGELS: Guardians. Messengers. Warriors. Fallen. All these angelic aspects and more are explored in A FLIGHT OF ANGELS, a riveting tale in the tradition of The Decameron and The Canterbury Tales. A mysterious angel plummets to Earth and lands deep in a dark forest, where his dying body is found by the mystical denizens of this strange place. As the gathered fauns, fairies, hags and hobgoblins debate what to do with him, each tells a different story of who they imagine this celestial creature to be: a hero, a lover, a protector or a killer. Once the stories have been told, a verdict is rendered – and the outcome will leave you breathless. Conceived and stunningly illustrated by fantasy art legend Rebecca Guay (Magic: The Gathering, Veils), A FLIGHT OF ANGELS is written by an all-star line-up of today’s top fantasy talent, including Bill Willingham (FABLES) and Holly Black (The Spiderwick Chronicles) in tales that will grip your heart and make your imagination soar. On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 128 pg, FC, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by PETER STRAUB and MICHAEL EASTON Art and cover by JOHN BOLTON Best-selling author Peter Straub resurrects his most sinister creation, Fielding “Fee” Bandolier, a serial killer preparing to end his long career of bloodshed. Fee’s about to meet Bob Steele, a New York detective out for redemption, in a mysterious pub, “The Green Woman Tavern,” where an unspeakable evil stronger than either of them lies in wait... On sale OCTOBER 26 • 160 pg, FC, $17.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by PETER MILLIGAN • Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and STEFANO LANDINI • Cover by SIMON BISLEY New storyline: “The Devil’s Trenchcoat.” When Gemma Masters punishes her uncle by auctioning off his trench coat, she ignites a horrific chain of events. Now Constantine must adjust to life without his smelly old coat, while its new owner’s life turns inside out. On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by MATTHEW STURGES • Art by LUCA ROSSI, JOSE MARZAN JR. and ANNIE WU • Cover by ESAO ANDREWS Fig has defied the Conception and come face-to-face with her adversary, Lotus Blossom. Now, all will be resolved as two versions of reality collide, leaving a surprising result. What will the future hold for Fig, Lotus Blossom and Harry? Featuring Jordan Mayer’s directorial debut, “Mystery House,” illustrated by Annie Wu. On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by MARZENA SOWA Art and cover by SYLVAIN SAVOIA “I am Marzi, born in 1979, ten years before the end of communism in Poland. My father works at a factory, my mother at a dairy. Social problems are at their height. Empty stores are our daily bread. I’m scared of spiders, and the world of adults doesn’t seem like a walk in the park.” Told from a young girl’s perspective, Marzena Sowa’s memoir of a childhood shaped by politics feels remarkably fresh and immediate. Structured as a series of vignettes that build on one another, MARZI is a compelling and powerful coming-of-age story that portrays the harsh realities of life behind the Iron Curtain while maintaining the everyday wonders and curiosity of childhood. With open and engaging art by Sylvain Savoia, MARZI is a moving and resonant story of an ordinary girl in turbulent, changing times. On sale OCTOBER 19 • 256 pg, FC, 7.0625”x 10.25” with French flaps, $17.99 US
Written by CHRIS ROBERSON • Art and cover by MICHAEL ALLRED In the conclusion of “Six Feet Under & Rising,” monsters and monster hunters collide in the midst of a full-scale zombie invasion. But will the sleepy town of Eugene ever be the same? And when all the secrets are revealed, Gwen finds that friends can become enemies, enemies can become uneasy allies, and a heart that doesn’t even beat can still break. On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by BRIAN WOOD • Art by PAUL AZACETA Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE “The Icelandic Trilogy” continues with part 3 of 9, titled “Slavery.” Ulf Hauksson, now head of his clan, takes the fight directly to the rival family, in an unprecedented orgy of violence that rocks the young nation and makes the name Hauksson one to be feared for decades to come. Part one of the trilogy comes to a shocking conclusion! On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by MAX ALLAN COLLINS Art by TERRY BEATTY Cover by LEE BERMEJO A new chapter in the acclaimed graphic novel series that inspired the Academy Award-winning movie! The setting is America in the early 1970s, and our third generation hero, Michael Satariano, Jr. is a Vietnam vet recently returned to the States. He doesn’t know that his father’s real name was Michael O’Sullivan, and is unaware of the conflict between his dad, his grandfather and John Looney – the criminal godfather of Rock Island, Illinois. But when he’s recruited by the mob as a hit man, he’s going to learn the hard way that you can never outrun (or outgun) your past. Retailers: This title is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled. RESOLICIT • On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 192 pg, B&W, 5.5” x 8”, $19.99 US MATURE READERS
Written by GARTH ENNIS • Art by STEVE DILLON Cover by GLENN FABRY Jesse Custer’s dark journey to find God continues as he becomes the sheriff of a troubled Texas town. Then, Custer decides it’s high time to renew his quest to find God and hold Him accountable for his actions. Collecting PREACHER #41-54. On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 368 pg, FC, $39.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by MAX ALLAN COLLINS • Art and cover by RICHARD PIERS RAYNER A new edition of the enthralling crime noir about revenge, morality and family loyalty! Michael O’Sullivan is a religious family man who works as the chief enforcer for a mob family. But after O’Sullivan’s son witnesses one of his father’s hits, the godfather orders the death of his entire family. Retailers: This title is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled. RESOLICIT • On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 304 pg, B&W, 5.5” x 8”, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by MAX ALLAN COLLINS • Art by JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ, STEVE LIEBER and JOE RUBINSTEIN • Cover by STEVE LIEBER and JOE RUBINSTEIN Set between the chapters of ROAD TO PERDITION, this new edition of the PERDITION sequel collects three tales of Michael O’Sullivan. Retailers: This title is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled. RESOLICIT • On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 296 pg, 5.5” x 8”, B&W, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by JASON AARON • Art by R.M. GUERA • Cover by JOCK “Knuckle Up” part 3 of 5. The web tightens around Dash and Chief Red Crow. Will they aid each other in their hour of greatest need – or only add to the destruction? On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by DENISE MINA Art by ANTONIO FUSO Cover by LEE BERMEJO Denise Mina, award-winning crime novelist, brings her psychological style of crime fiction to Vertigo Crime. Meet the Ushers. The parents, Ted and Biddy. Grandma Martha. The three kids, William, Amy and Sam. Just a normal, middle-class family gathered around the table on Christmas Day. Until they start dying. Violent deaths. One by one. Is there a curse on their house, as a recently unearthed history of witchcraft in the area would suggest? Or has one member of the Usher clan declared open season on the rest? As secrets and resentments boil to the surface, it becomes clear that more than one Usher has a motive for killing off the others. But in the end, the truth turns out to be far more shocking than anyone in this ill-fated family could have imagined. On sale OCTOBER 12 • 192 pg, 5.5” x 8”, B&W, $12.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by JEFF LEMIRE • Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE Vertigo’s weird and wonderful antlered-epic reaches issue #25 as new revelations about Walter Fish and Project Evergreen push Jepperd over the edge. When his violent actions finally ostracize him from the rest of the group, he’s forced to leave The Dam. But Jepperd won’t go quietly – and he won’t go without Gus. On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by MIKE CAREY • Art by PETER GROSS and VINCE LOCKE Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU In “On to Genesis” part 3 of 4, Tom goes to extreme measures to get to the truth about his father’s activities in 1930s New York – but it’s in the present day that the biggest revelations hit, when Tom comes face-to-face with a golden age Super Hero. On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by MIKE CAREY Art by PETER GROSS Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU This fourth volume in the acclaimed series sends Tommy Taylor into the world of Moby-Dick in a tale from issues #19-24! After the shocking return of Tommy’s father, bestselling fantasy author Wilson Taylor, the mysterious Cabal audition a new assassin and Tom seeks out “the source.” The source of what? He’s not really sure, but it looks like a whale, and apparently it can be found in the Nantucket farmhouse where Moby-Dick was written. What he finds is a path into a whole different ocean, with more trouble (and more whales) than he could possibly imagine. On sale OCTOBER 19 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US MATURE READERS
SCULPTED BY DEREK MILLER “FROM THIS MOMENT ON, NONE OF YOU ARE SAFE.” – Batman When Gotham City is in desperate need of heroes, two men take a stand for justice…but on opposite sides. Bruce Wayne returns home after years abroad to become a crimefighter, just as honest cop Lt. James Gordon moves to Gotham and finds corruption at every level. When Bruce becomes the masked vigilante Batman, the city explodes as his new nemesis Catwoman, the mob and Gordon all close in! Don’t miss this thrilling DC Universe Animated Original Movie based on the groundbreaking story by Frank Miller and featuring two-time Emmy® Award winner Bryan Cranston, Ben McKenzie, Katee Sackhoff, Eliza Dushku and Alex Rocco in its stellar voice cast. Experience a bold and dynamic vision of the Dark Knight’s first year in action and the start of his enduring friendship with Jim Gordon. This hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain maquette of BATMAN is based on art from the highly anticipated Warner Home Video made-for-DVD animated original movie BATMAN YEAR ONE, which will be released on September 27, 2011. Measuring approximately 9.8” high x 7.75” wide x 5” deep, the statue is packaged in a 4-color box. Limited Edition. * Quantities may be allocated On sale September 21, 2011* Statue * $125 US
DESIGNED BY JIM FLETCHER SCULPTED BY JACK MATHEWS Death strikes faster than lightning! Black Flash mysteriously appears as an omen of impending doom for any of the Flash family of speedsters that tap into the Speed Force. Packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook, this non-articulated PVC statue stands approximately 9” high and includes a display base. On sale February 1, 2012 * Statue * $70 US
DESIGNED BY JIM LEE SCULPTED BY TIM BRUCKNER Based on the sold-out full-sized statue, this miniature statue of Batman standing ever vigilant atop a gargoyle over Gotham City is painted in rich patina – a gorgeous faux-bronzed finish. The cold-cast porcelain statue is hand-painted, measures approximately 6.75” high x 3.75” wide x 4.5” deep and is packaged in a 4-color box. Limited Edition. On sale February 8, 2012 * Mini Statue * $95 US
SCULPTED BY JACK MATHEWS Sent by Lady Shiva to destroy Black Canary, this deadly version of Black Canary is the evil opposite of Dinah Lance. Like her black clad counterpart she shouts her Canary Cry to announce her arrival to the Ame-Comi line, ready to destroy her target. Packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook, this non-articulated PVC statue stands approximately 9” high and includes a display base. On sale February 1, 2012 * Statue * $70 US
DESIGNED BY MIKE MIGNOLA • SCULPTED BY JONATHAN MATTHEWS A classic statue is back! Mike Mignola’s unique vision for BATMAN BLACK & WHITE was a sell-out success in 2006! Now, due to popular demand, DC Direct has updated the statue with an oval chest symbol and a new white base. Cold-cast in porcelain, the statue measures approximately 7.5” high x 4.75” wide x 3” deep, is painted in monochromatic tones, features a Bat-logo-shaped base and is packaged in a black and white box. Limited Edition. On sale February 15, 2012 * Statue * $95 US