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ACTION COMICS #16

ACTION COMICS #16


Written by GRANT MORRISON Backup story written by SHOLLY FISCH Art by RAGS MORALES and MARK PROPST Backup story art by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY Cover by RAGS MORALES Variant cover by PASCUAL FERRY 1:100 B&W Variant cover by RAGS MORALES On sale JANUARY 9 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the Order Form for details. • The Man of Steel vs. the worst foe the multiverse has ever seen: Superdoom, a demon Superman from an alternate universe! • With the Little Man’s true identity revealed, learn more about his plan and why he hates Superman so much. • And in the backup story, a spotlight on a key moment from Superman’s climactic battle with the Anti-Superman Army! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



AQUAMAN #16

AQUAMAN #16


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by PAUL PELLETIER Cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA 1:25 B&W Variant cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • “THRONE OF ATLANTIS” continues! • Continuing from this month’s JUSTICE LEAGUE #16! •Torn between Ocean Master and the League in this penultimate chapter of “Throne of Atlantis, Aquaman is pushed toward an impossible choice! • The monstrous Trench are back — and they’re hungry!



ALL-STAR WESTERN #16

ALL-STAR WESTERN #16


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by MORITAT Backup story art by PHIL WINSLADE Cover by WALTER SIMONSON On sale JANUARY 30 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ • Hex is being driven mad as he recuperates at Dr. Arkham’s house, where he meets more of the Arkham family than anyone would ever want to — until an uninvited guest drops by, and it’s an all-out brawl as Hex tries to take Hyde out and get the Black Diamond! • And in the backup story, Tomahawk leads a gathering of Native American tribes in a final stand to protect their homeland.



AME-COMI GIRLS #4: FEATURING POWER GIRL

AME-COMI GIRLS #4: FEATURING POWER GIRL


Written by JUSTN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by MIKE BOWDEN Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO On sale JANUARY 16 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • The first time in print for these digital-first stories. • Part 4 of the first Ame-Comi story line! • An all-female Manhunter force is out to destroy Power Girl! • Plus: A long-lost relative arrives in Kansas.



ANIMAL MAN #16

ANIMAL MAN #16


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by STEVE PUGH, TIMOTHY GREEN II and JOSEPH SILVER Cover by STEVE PUGH On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • “ROTWORLD: THE RED KINGDOM” part four! • Animal Man has Constantine, Steel, Black Orchid, Beast Boy, Frankenstein and a whole army of patchwork men and women at his back — but is that enough to go up against Anton Arcane at the heart of the Rot? • Team Red sets off for Metropolis to recruit a powerful new ally!



DC COMICS ARROW #3

DC COMICS ARROW #3


Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM and ANDREW KREISBERG Art by MIKE GRELL, SERGIO SANDOVAL and JORGE JIMENEZ Cover by PHIL HESTER On sale JANUARY 30 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • The first time in print for these digital first adventures, based on the CW TV show! • In this action-packed issue, The Arrow continues his crusade against the underworld of Starling City! • But Oliver’s resolve is tested as his secret identity puts him at odds with those closest to him...



BATMAN AND ROBIN ANNUAL #1

BATMAN AND ROBIN ANNUAL #1


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES Cover by MIKE CHOI On sale JANUARY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T • Robin leads Batman on an unrelenting hunt across the globe for family secrets that promise to change them both forever. • If you think you know Bruce Wayne...think again!



BATWING #16

BATWING #16


Written by FABIAN NICIEZA Art by ALLAN JEFFERSON Cover by SIMON BISLEY On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • David refuses one bribe too many, and now the police have issued a hit on him! • It’s Batwing vs. the correct police force of Tinasha! • Can Batwing save his alter ego and the innocents who may be caught in the crossfire?



BATGIRL #16

BATGIRL #16


Written by GAIL SIMONE Art and cover by ED BENES On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” continues here! • In this issue you are invited to the wedding of Barbara Gordon and The Joker! • The entire Gordon family is on hand for the most terrifying nuptials of all time!



BLUE BEETLE #16

BLUE BEETLE #16


Written by TONY BEDARD Art by MARCIO TAKARA Cover by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE • This final-issue epic leads into the new DCU series THRESHOLD! • Blue Beetle is betrayed! • What is “The Hunted”? • The secrets of Sky Witness’s origin are revealed!



BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #10

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #10


Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS Art by BRUNO REDONDO and DAVID LOPEZ Cover by DAVE WILKINS On sale JANUARY 16 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • The first time in print for these digital-first stories based on the hit video game Batman: Arkham City. • The Penguin recruits Deadshot to end his rivalry with The Joker! • The origin of Deadshot is revealed!



BATMAN #16

BATMAN #16


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Backup story written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION Backup story art by JOCK Cover by GREG CAPULLO Variant cover by AARON KUDER 1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale JANUARY 16 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information. • “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” continues! • Batman heads into his showdown with The Joker as the madman’s plan is finally revealed – in Arkham Asylum! • It all lead’s into next month’s terrifying conclusion! • And in the backup story, in the midst of The Joker’s assault on Batman and his allies, get a secret glimpse into what started The Crown Prince of Crime on his horrifying journey! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #12

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #12


Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS Art by HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY, NORM BREYFOGLE and BEN CALDWELL Cover by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY On sale JANUARY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • The first time in print for these digital-first stories. • The penultimate chapter of the “10,000 Clowns” Batman Beyond epic is here! • Don’t miss the Beyond debuts of not one but TWO legendary DC characters! (Here’s a hint: one of them is Lobo—because he’d want you to know, anyway.) • Plus: A look at Barda’s origin from guest artist Ben Caldwell!



BATMAN, INCORPORATED #7

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #7


Written by GRANT MORRISON Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL 1:00 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $3.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information. • The fight to reclaim Gotham City begins! • Batman, Inc., takes the offensive against Talia and Leviathan! • It’s Damian vs. Heretic — and if Damian loses, the city dies! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



BATMAN AND ROBIN #16

BATMAN AND ROBIN #16


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” continues here! • Has The Joker broken Damian? Has Batman’s son met his fate at the hands of The Clown Prince of Crime?



BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #16

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #16


Written by GREGG HURWITZ Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER 1:25 B&W Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • Welcome new series artist Ethan Van Sciver! • Do you dare journey into the twisted world of the Mad Hatter? • Batman has discovered a trail of bodies but no leads as he realizes that this is unlike any Mad Hatter case he’s seen before.



BIRDS OF PREY #16

BIRDS OF PREY #16


Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Art and cover by ROMANO MOLENAAR and VICENTE CIFUENTES On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • The team gets a deadly new member in the form of Strix, a former Talon from the Court of Owls! • Who is she and what does her appearance mean for the rest of the Birds? • Plus: Something goes terribly wrong for Black Canary...



BATWOMAN #16

BATWOMAN #16


Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III 1:25 B&W Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • This issue guest-stars everybody! • In this penultimate chapter, everything that’s been happening in BATWOMAN comes to a head! • Plus, a new hero is introduced, and Wonder Woman fights monsters!



CATWOMAN #16

CATWOMAN #16


Written by ANN NOCENTI Art and cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • Catwoman is possessed by the power of Eclipso! • Selina may be able to fight her way out of the Black Room, but what will be left of her soul if she does? • And find out the shocking identity of the person who hired Catwoman to steal the diamond in the first place!



DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #16

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #16


Written by MARC ANDREYKO Art by ROBSON ROCHA and OCLAIR ALBERT Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • It’s the finale of the Black Lightning/Blue Devil team-up — and someone’s going to pay a terrible price! • Is Blue Devil a man in a suit — or a true demon? • Black Lightning faces off against the hellfire-enhanced gangsters of Tobias Whale!



DIAL H #8

DIAL H #8


Written by CHINA MIEVILLE Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and DAN GREEN Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • The Centipede creeps in and strikes! • Nelson and Roxie are on the trail to unlock the mysteries of the H-dial while being stalked by the mysterious Centipede, who may have the answers they are looking for...and his own dark and deadly motivations. • Everything combusts when Flame War appears and ignites a confrontation that must be read to be believed!



DEMON KNIGHTS #16

DEMON KNIGHTS #16


Written by ROBERT VENDITTI Art by BERNARD CHANG On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • It’s the DC debut of new writer Robert Venditti (X-O Manowar, The Surrogates)! • It’s been thirty years since the Demon Knights last rode together — and they’re less than happy to see each other! • What has happened during this time? Who lives? Who’s dead? Who’s going to stop the massive vampire invasion that threatens all life? The Demon Knights had better find some answers fast!



DEATHSTROKE #16

DEATHSTROKE #16


Written by JUSTIN JORDAN Art and cover by SCOTT CLARK On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • The sins of the father come back to haunt Slade — now, tremble before the might of Jericho!



DETECTIVE COMICS #16

DETECTIVE COMICS #16


Written by JOHN LAYMAN Art and cover by JASON FABOK Backup story art by ANDY CLARKE 1:25 B&W Variant cover by JASON FABOK On sale JANUARY 9 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the Order Form for details. • A “Death of the Family” tie-in issue! • As The Joker continues to wreak havoc on The Dark Knight and his allies, Batman is forced to cut a deal with The Penguin…one that will come back to haunt both of them when a new villain interferes! • And in the backup story, Ignatius Ogivly usurps The Penguin’s throne and decides to lead the underworld crimelords in The Penguin’s place! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



EARTH 2 #8

EARTH 2 #8


Written by JAMES ROBINSON Art by YILDIRAY CINAR Cover by YILDIRAY CINAR and ART THIBERT 1:25 B&W Variant cover by YILDIRAY CINAR and ART THIBERT On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • The alien war criminal Steppenwolf returns! It’s been five years since he lead the forces of Apokolips against Earth — learn what he’s been up to since then! • Plus: What is the dark secret behind the last Amazon of Earth 2?



THE FLASH #16

THE FLASH #16


Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL 1:25 Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • The Flash takes Grodd into the Speed Force in a last-ditch effort to defeat the mad gorilla! And...he loses?! • Plus: The Rogues, the introduction of a major villain and a look at the one and only date between Barry Allen and Iris West in The New 52!



FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #16

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #16


Written by MATT KINDT Art and cover by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and WAYNE FAUCHER On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE • Don’t miss this final issue finale! • Frankenstein and his team of misfit S.H.A.D.E. agents are sent in to stop a group of superpowered biological terrorists from detonating a dirty bomb in Central City!



THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #16

THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #16


Written by DAN JURGENS Art and cover by DAN JURGENS and RAY McCARTHY On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Firestorm is Public Enemy #1! • Ronnie and Jason weren’t exactly getting along before their super-powered alias became a fugitive, so this won’t help matters at all! • And to make things much worse, Firestorm has been targeted by N.O.W.H.E.R.E.!



GREEN ARROW #16

GREEN ARROW #16


Written by ANN NOCENTI Art by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II and ROB HUNTER Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Green Arrow must liberate Seattle’s waterfront from the grip of Harrow, a thug who’s running guns into the city! • Things may seem dire for Green Arrow as he loses his grip on his town and his company — but if he’s going down, he’s going down fighting!



GREEN LANTERN #16

GREEN LANTERN #16


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY Cover by DOUG MAHNKE 1:25 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $3.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • “RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY” marches toward its conclusion as Simon Baz meets his fellow Green Lantern for the first time, just as the Corps teeters on absolute destruction! • The Guardians of the Universe make their next move exploiting the power of the First Lantern. • Plus: What’s happened to Hal Jordan and Sinestro since they’ve been sucked into the Dead Zone? • The end of the Guardians’ control over the Corps is near as we prepare for the next big epic! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



GREEN LANTERN CORPS ANNUAL #1

GREEN LANTERN CORPS ANNUAL #1


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by CHRISCROSS On sale JANUARY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T •“RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY” ends here! • Thanks to the Third Army, the Guardians have shut down the Green Lantern Corps! • Everything from the GREEN LANTERN comics from the past few months has been building to this. • Get ready for a go-for-broke ending, which sets up the next great GREEN LANTERN event!



GREEN LANTERN CORPS #16

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #16


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and SCOTT HANNA Cover by CAFU 1:25 B&W Variant cover by CAFU Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY” continues! • All hell is breaking loose as John and Fatality battle the Third Army and the Guardians unleash horror on Oa! • And not to be left out of the mayhem and chaos, Guy Gardner breaks out of jail — with a little help from Earth’s newest Green Lantern, Simon Baz!



GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS ANNUAL #1

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS ANNUAL #1


Written by KEITH GIFFEN Art by SCOTT KOLINS and ANDREI BRESSAN Cover by SCOTT KOLINS On sale JANUARY 9 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T • By a Green Lantern — betrayed! • A mission to recruit allies against the unstoppable Third Army goes horribly wrong when Jediah Caul, a deep-cover GL, shows his true colors! • This issue leads directly into the new epic THE HUNTED, featured in the new series THRESHOLD, also in January!



GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #16

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #16


Written by TONY BEDARD Art and cover by AARON KUDER 1:25 B&W Variant cover by AARON KUDER On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • “RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY” continues! • As Kyle Rayner begins to master the spectrum of Lantern powers, the Third Army attacks!



GRIFTER #16

GRIFTER #16


Written by FRANK TIERI Art by MARAT MYCHAELS and DAVE BEATY Cover by SCOTT CLARK On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE • The conspiracy surrounding Cole Cash has unraveled — and you won’t believe who stands at the center of it all!



HUMAN BOMB #2

HUMAN BOMB #2


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art and cover by JERRY ORDWAY On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 4, $2.99 US • RATED T • John discovers the secrets of his metahuman gene. • Who are the Men in Black?



I, VAMPIRE #16

I, VAMPIRE #16


Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV Art by DENNIS CALERO Cover by ALEX GARNER On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • The true origin of vampires in The New 52 is revealed here through the life and times of Cain! • Andrew’s plans as King of Vampires are coming together, and that’s not good for humanity.



JOE KUBERT PRESENTS #4

JOE KUBERT PRESENTS #4


Written and illustrated by JOE KUBERT, SAM GLANZMAN and BRIAN BUNIAK Cover by JOE KUBERT On sale JANUARY 30 • 48 pg, no interior ads, FC, 4 of 6, $4.99 US • RATED T • The Redeemer heads out West for a post-Civil War adventures and encounters Firehair! • Sam Glanzman’s experiences aboard the U.S.S. Stevens take off on a mystical tangent, and Angel and the Ape return in a brawl!



JSA: LIBERTY FILES – THE WHISTLING SKULL #2

JSA: LIBERTY FILES – THE WHISTLING SKULL #2


Written by B. CLAY MOORE Art and cover by TONY HARRIS On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T • The previous Whistling Skull vanished in Japan, but where is his body? • Back in Nazi-occupied Europe, the mystery of the missing villagers deepens. • And Nigel and William encounter an eerie sideshow at Der Karneval.



JUSTICE LEAGUE #16

JUSTICE LEAGUE #16


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO Backup story art by GARY FRANK Variant cover by LANGDON FOSS 1:100 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO “We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover available On sale JANUARY 23 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with five covers. Please see the Order Form for details. • “THRONE OF ATLANTIS” continues! • Aquaman can barely hold on against Ocean Master even with the League by his side! • The United States loses faith in the Justice League and enters the battle against Atlantis, setting in motion the creation of the Justice League of America! • More on the Superman/Wonder Woman alliance! • Plus: In the backup story, the origin of SHAZAM! continues! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #16

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #16


Written by JEFF LEMIRE and RAY FAWKES Art and by MIKEL JANIN On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • The team is trapped on a magic-less planet that makes a horrible mockery of their powers! • With time running out, Tim Hunter may be the team’s last chance to escape…if Steve Trevor doesn’t seal their fate first! • Keep an eye out for a new character based on a winning design from SyFy’s popular show Face Off!



LEGION LOST #16

LEGION LOST #16


Written by TOM DeFALCO Art by ANDRES GUINALDO and MARK IRWIN Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE • Superboy and The Ravagers guest-star! • In order to save billions of lives, the Lost Legionnaires must decide if they are willing to sacrifice millions when they detonate a bomb that will destroy the alien machine from Daggor! • Plus, more on the origin of Harvest!



LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #4

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #4


Written by T.J. FIXMAN, ANDREW DABB and JONATHAN LARSEN Art by CHRISTOPHER MITTEN, GIORGIO PONTRELLI and TAN ENG HUAT Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK On sale JANUARY 9 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • The first time in print for these digital-first stories. • There’s a new crime fighter in town, and he’s captured The Joker! • When a new Batman movie begins filming in Gotham City, it brings out the crazies—literally! • Plus: Two-Face unveils his most diabolical plan yet!



LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #16

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #16


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by SCOTT KOLINS Cover by STEVE LIGHTLE On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Political tension builds as the next Legion Election is on the horizon! • The Legion is about to have a new leader…and the Fatal Five is about to return! • Validus escapes from his inescapable prison!



NIGHTWING #16

NIGHTWING #16


Written by KYLE HIGGINS Art by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA Cover by EDDY BARROWS On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in! • After the shocking events of last issue, it didn’t seem like things could get much worse for Nightwing, but when The Joker’s involved that’s never a safe bet! • Dick’s past is about to burn down around him – literally!



THE PHANTOM STRANGER #4

THE PHANTOM STRANGER #4


Written by DAN DIDIO Art by BRENT ANDERSON and PHILIP TAN Cover by BRENT ANDERSON 1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRENT ANDERSON On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. • John Constantine and Justice League Dark are about to learn the hard way why it’s never a good idea to make the Phantom Stranger angry! • But why do the defenders against the dark arts need the Stranger’s presence in the first place?



RED LANTERNS #16

RED LANTERNS #16


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art and cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA 1:25 B&W Variant cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • “RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY” continues! • As battle lines are drawn, Atrocitus raises an army of unimaginable power…and it’s not the Red Lanterns! • More tension builds between Bleez and Rankorr while on their mission to Earth! • Plus: What is Dex-Starr’s quest?



RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #16

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #16


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by TIMOTHY GREEN II Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” continues here! • Ties in to this month’s TEEN TITANS #16! • Tim Drake and Jason Todd have to survive a confrontation with The Joker and stop their respective teams from killing each other. • Considering how well they have worked together in the past, that shouldn’t be a problem, right? RIGHT?



THE RAVAGERS #8

THE RAVAGERS #8


Written by MICHAEL ALAN NELSON Art by IG GUARA and NORM RAPMUND Cover by PATRICK GLEASON and TOM NGUYEN On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Welcome new series writer Michael Alan Nelson (Fall of Cthulhu, 28 Days Later)! • Rose Wilson and Warblade are hunting a rogue Ravager when it accidentally infects an entire community! • What happens here will affect their future with the Colony forever!



THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #16

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #16


Written by FRANK TIERI Art and cover by JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERT On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “HAWKMAN: WANTED” crashed to its conclusion! • Carter Hall can’t escape his past! • Two worlds collide — with Hawkman caught in the middle!



SUPERBOY ANNUAL #1

SUPERBOY ANNUAL #1


Written by TOM DeFALCO Art by YVEL GUICHET by EDDIE BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA On sale JANUARY 23 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T • As the battle to stop H’El rages on, Superman learns the truth about just what Superboy is...But is it the whole truth? • Rose Wilson of The Ravagers crashes back into Superboy’s life — and she’s got some dangerous new ideas about his destiny! • And if you thought the drama between Superboy and Superman was intense...Just wait until Rose’s father enters the mix!



SUPERBOY #16

SUPERBOY #16


Written by TOM DeFALCO Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • The “H’EL ON EARTH” crossover event continues! • Don’t miss the assault on the Fortress of Solitude! • Superboy and Superman turn to the Justice League for help — to evict H’El from Superman’s own home!



SUPERGIRL #16

SUPERGIRL #16


Written by MIKE JOHNSON Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • The “H’EL ON EARTH” crossover event continues! • The assault on the Fortress of Solitude rages on! • Supergirl finds herself having to defend H’El from Superman, Superboy and the Justice League!



SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #9

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #9


Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER • Art by JORGE JIMENEZ Cover by SCOTT KOLINS On sale JANUARY 9 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • The first time in print for these digital-first stories. • An old friend returns to the series with a new look. What terrible secret is he carrying? • The secret of “Earth Two” Chloe is revealed.



SUICIDE SQUAD #16

SUICIDE SQUAD #16


Written by ADAM GLASS Art by HENRIK JOHNSON and SANDU FLOREA Cover by KEN LASHLEY On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • After a torturous few missions, the team resets under Amanda Waller’s watch. • Something is terribly wrong under the surface: power plays, ulterior motives, malfunctioning powers and team members who won’t stay dead? What’s going on?



SWAMP THING #16

SWAMP THING #16


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • “ROTWORLD: THE GREEN KINGDOM” races toward its epic conclusion! • It’s Swamp Thing vs. Rotmonster as Superman as Arcane’s ultimate plan is revealed! • What sacrifice must Swamp Thing make to cleanse the Earth of the Rot? • And what secret did Batman leave behind in the ruins of Gotham City?



STORMWATCH #16

STORMWATCH #16


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art and cover by WILL CONRAD On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • Midnighter must die! • The unthinkable happens when StormWatch’s mission to capture the renegade Midnighter turns into an assassination plot! • Don’t miss the stunning (and permanent) transformation of a StormWatch member!



SUPERMAN #16

SUPERMAN #16


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT 1:25 B&W Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • The “H’EL ON EARTH” crossover event takes a shocking turn! • Guest-starring THE JUSTICE LEAGUE! • The Man of Steel leads Wonder Woman, Batman, Cyborg, the Flash and Superboy on the final assault on the Fortress of Solitude! • Can Superman stop H’El when Supergirl is standing in the way?



SWORD OF SORCERY #4

SWORD OF SORCERY #4


Written by CHRISTY MARX Backup story written by MARC ANDREYKO Guest art by TRAVIS MOORE Backup story art by ANDREI BRESSAN Cover by WALTER SIMONSON 1:25 B&W Variant cover by WALTER SIMONSON On sale JANUARY 23 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. • Amaya travels home to Earth from Gemworld only to find new trouble! What will happen to her powers when she becomes Amy Winston again? • Guest-starring John Constantine! • And in the new backup story, enter a world of modern magic and terror with Stalker, the man without a soul!



TALON #4

TALON #4


Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH 1:25 Variant cover by MIKE CHOI 1:100 B&W Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. • Talon battles his past and future in Metropolis! • Things are getting tense for Calvin Rose as he tries to escape Metropolis without losing the reason he left the Court of Owls in the first place. But standing in his way is one of the Court’s most lethal weapons!



TEAM 7 #4

TEAM 7 #4


Written by JUSTIN JORDAN Art by JESUS MERINO Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT 1:25 B&W Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Order Form for details. • At last, it’s the secret origin of Deathstroke! • The team clashes with Eclipso – and Slade Wilson! • Witness the beginnings of the Black Room from Justice League!



THRESHOLD #1

THRESHOLD #1


Written by KEITH GIFFEN Art by TOM RANEY Backup story art by SCOTT KOLINS Cover by HOWARD PORTER and JOHN DELL 1:100 Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT On sale JANUARY 16 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. • Introducing THE HUNTED, spinning directly out of this month’s GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS ANNUAL #1! • Featuring the New 52 gallery of space heroes: The Star Rovers, Star Hawkins, Space Cabbie, Tom Tomorrow, Captain K’Rot, and Star Ranger! • Also introducing Jediah Caul, a disgraced Green Lantern stripped of his power ring, who is hunted for sport on a televised reality show!• • LARFLEEZE steals the spotlight in his first ongoing series of backup stories! What happens when Larfleeze, the ultimate hoarder, is robbed...of everything!



TEEN TITANS #16

TEEN TITANS #16


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH 1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in! • Our heroes learn a lesson they’ll never forget as Arsenal takes control in Red Robin’s absence! • Mirroring the events of RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #16, Jason Todd and Tim Drake must rely on each other to survive The Joker’s attack! • Plus: It’s the return of Raven!



WORLDS’ FINEST #8

WORLDS’ FINEST #8


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by KEVIN MAGUIRE, GEORGE PEREZ and SANDRA HOPE Cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE 1:25 B&W Variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • Power Girl and Huntress have been searching for a connection to their world, Earth 2, for years, but now they’ve kicked a hornet’s nest of trouble — and the hunters become the hunted!



WONDER WOMAN #16

WONDER WOMAN #16


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art and cover by CLIFF CHIANG 1:25 B&W Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • Wonder Woman and her half brother Milan must grapple with the dangerous New God known as Orion! • What strange alliance has the terrifying First Born made?