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Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM Art by OMAR FRANCIA, ALLAN JEFFERSON, JONAS TRINDADE and XERMANICO Photo cover On sale SEPTEMBER 18 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST As a “fixer” for the mob, Tony has failed Starling City. But when a job puts him in the path of the vigilante, he’ll be forced to choose between his conscience and his career! And don’t miss the secret origin of the Dark Archer himself: Malcolm Merlyn! Plus: Roy Harper from the TV series makes his comics debut!
Written by JEFF PARKER Art by JOE QUINONES Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED 1:25 Variant cover by CULLY HAMNER On sale SEPTEMBER 18 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. To protect his beloved Gotham City, The Batman is forced to release his deadliest enemy…THE JOKER! Will Batman be able to put the genie back in the bottle? Who does The Joker have working with him on the outside? Why does Robin have to ride in a sidecar on the Batcycle? BATMAN ‘66 rolls into high gear with mystery and mayhem!
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by HORACIO DOMINGUES, EDUARDO FRANCISCO and RUBEN GONZALEZ Cover by EDUARDO FRANCISCO On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Meet the Hellions—a team of misfit Ame-Comi Girls out to have fun and save the world. It’s not easy for Black Flash being the only undead, crime-fighting teenager in school. But when she meets Red Raven and her badass besties, she may have finally found a place to fit in.
Written by NATHAN EDMONDSON and KYLE KILLEN Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and PIA Cover by YILDIRAY CINAR On sale SEPTEMBER 25 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST When an alien baby crashes on Earth, Superman must protect the screaming infant from her pursuers both human and extraterrestrial! Plus: a Lex Luthor tale like you’ve never seen before, written by Kyle Killen, creator of Awake, and drawn by Y: THE LAST MAN’s Pia Guerra!
Written by KAREN TRAVISS Art by FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO Cover by CHRISTOPHER MITTEN 1:10 DC COLLECTIBLES PHOTO VARIANT COVER On sale SEPTEMBER 11 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Gotham City’s corrupt food inspector becomes a pawn of the Bookbinder. Now, the mysterious vigilante will use him to convince the populace that its beef supply is contaminated. As businesses panic, Batman races to discover his enemy’s true identity. Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
THE UNIVERSE #2 Written by KEITH GIFFEN Art by DEXTER SOY Cover by ED BENES On sale SEPTEMBER 25 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T Skeletor is on the loose in the DC Universe! If He-Man and the Masters of the Universe can’t stop him, then how can the Justice League hope to?
Written by CHIP KIDD, NEAL ADAMS, JOE QUINONES, MARIS WICKS, JOHN ARCUDI and HOWARD MACKIE Art by MICHAEL CHO, NEAL ADAMS, JOE QUINONES, SEAN MURPHY and CHRIS SAMNEE Cover by MARC SILVESTRI 1:25 Variant cover by TBD 1:200 B&W Variant cover by MARC SILVESTRI “We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover also available. On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 48 pg, 1 of 6, B&W, $4.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information. The legendary, Eisner Award-winning series BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE returns in a brand-new six-issue miniseries featuring tales of The Dark Knight by some of comics’ greatest writers and artists! This first issue kicks off with stories by Chip Kidd and Michael Cho, Neal Adams, Joe Quinones and Maris Wicks, John Arcudi and Sean Murphy, and Howard Mackie and Chris Samnee!
Written by KYLE HIGGINS and CHRISTOS N. GAGE Art by THONY SILAS and IBAN COELLO Cover by KHARY RANDOLPH On sale SEPTEMBER 18 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Batman is stretched thin when a breakout at the new Arkham Institute puts his greatest foes back on the streets! Plus: One of Superman’s greatest foes returns! You do NOT want to miss this!
Written by TOM TAYLOR Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK, BRUNO REDONDO and TOM DERENICK Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK On sale SEPTEMBER 25 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Thousands have died around the world in the recent alien invasion. Despite his strength, Superman has begun to feel powerless. So while he and Luthor work on an extreme solution that could make the world safer, Batman’s team of heroes have become even more wary of Superman’s new methods. A confrontation between the heroes appears inevitable, one that may finally see Batman’s wild card played.
Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS On sale OCTOBER 9 • 128 pg, FC, 8.25” x 10.5”, $12.99 US INTENSELY DUMB MAD—one of the most honest book titles ever! This edition includes our versions of Star Wars’ Revenge of the Sith and The Lord of the Rings’ The Return of the King! Plus, find out if you’re addicted to video games, yecchy places to avoid during winter break vacation, an edition of The Comic Club, Spy vs. Spy, and more features picked especially for fans of the MAD Cartoon Network series!
Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS and DUSTIN NGUYEN Art and cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN On sale SEPTEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST Head over to Li’l Gotham for Mother’s Day Mania as Damian and Colin search for the true meaning of family, friendship and how many different ways Alfred can top a pizza. And no one prepares for Father’s Day Fun like Gotham City’s Bat-Family. But when the Gordons have to share a table with the al Ghuls, things really get interesting!
Written by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE and PETER MILLIGAN Art by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE and RICCARDO BURCHIELLI Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST In “Adaptation,” Bruce Wayne faces life after winning his lifelong struggle against crime—and you might be surprised by his reaction! Then, when WayneTech’s stock prices fall, Batman must fight crime on a budget! Will his ability to fend off Ra’s al Ghul and his minions suffer?
Written by KEITH GIFFEN Art by POP MHAN Cover by ED BENES On sale SEPTEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US While the Masters of the Universe fight to stop the invading Horde troops from taking Castle Grayskull, He-Man struggles to pull Despara from the clutches of Hordak. Now that Despara knows the truth about her origin, whose side will she choose to fight on…He-Man’s or Hordak’s?
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER • Art by JORGE JIMENEZ Cover by CAT STAGGS On sale SEPTEMBER 11 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Superman and new ally Diana race to stop magickal terrorist Felix Faust from launching an attack on the nation’s capital. Meanwhile, Lois launches an attack of her own by digging into the shadowy connection between Faust and the new Department of Extra-Normal Operations.
Written by SHOLLY FISCH Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E What will Scooby do when there are no more Scooby Snacks?! A mysterious monster haunting the Scooby Snack factory is driving it out of business. Join the gang as they discover what’s actually been stirring things up around the bakery!