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THE AUTHORITY VOL. 2 HC

THE AUTHORITY VOL. 2 HC


Written by GRANT MORRISON, MARK MILLAR, TOM PEYER and DOSELLE YOUNG Art by FRANK QUITELY, CHRIS WESTON, DUSTIN NGUYEN, ARTHUR ADAMS and others Cover by FRANK QUITELY and TREVOR SCOTT On sale DECEMBER 18 • 416 pg, FC, $34.99 US In these tales from THE AUTHORITY #13-29, the team faces a mad scientist and his army of superhumans who wanted to influence the 21st century through Jenny Spark’s successor Jenny Quantum, a previous Doctor who manipulated the Earth itself, and a team modeled on the Authority that was created by the G7 nations.



ALL-STAR WESTERN VOL. 3: THE BLACK DIAMOND PROBABILITY TP

ALL-STAR WESTERN VOL. 3: THE BLACK DIAMOND PROBABILITY TP


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by MORITAT, PHIL WINSLADE and STAZ JOHNSON Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI On sale NOVEMBER 6 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US In these stories from issues #0 and 13-16, Someone has stolen the Black Diamond that Doctor Jekyll uses to create his infamous potion! Now it’s up to Jonah Hex to track it down! Plus: Find out how Hex got his famous scars!



DCE ESSENTIALS: BATMAN #1

DCE ESSENTIALS: BATMAN #1


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION Cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale OCTOBER 2 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 US • RATED T A new era began with this first DC Comics—The New 52 BATMAN issue, as the superstar team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo set The Dark Knight on the road to discovering the deadly Court of Owls!



BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED VOL. 3 HC

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED VOL. 3 HC


Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS Art by JORGE JIMENEZ, MIKE S. MILLER, DARICK ROBERTSON, PETER NGUYEN and others Cover by DAVE WILKINS On sale JANUARY 1 • 200 pg, FC, $24.99 US In the third collection of stories inspired by the hit video game, Dr. Hugo Strange has gained control of Arkham Asylum and is determined to keep the city’s criminal element behind bars. Gotham City in turn has been transformed into a massive prison, run by a madman and ruled by the criminal element. Find out in these stories from issues #11-16!



AQUAMAN VOL. 2: THE OTHERS TP

AQUAMAN VOL. 2: THE OTHERS TP


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO On sale NOVEMBER 13 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US In these stories from AQUAMAN #7-13, Aquaman joins up with his old teammates, The Others, to learn who destroyed Atlantis! But as they seek the truth, Black Manta is stalking them all—and Mera learns some dark truths about Aquaman!



BATMAN: DETECTIVE COMICS VOL. 2—SCARE TACTICS TP

BATMAN: DETECTIVE COMICS VOL. 2—SCARE TACTICS TP


Written by TONY S. DANIEL and JAMES TYNION IV Art by TONY S. DANIEL, ED BENES, SZYMON KUDRANSKI, EDUARDO PANSICA, ROMANO MOLENAAR and PERE PEREZ Cover by TONY S. DANIEL On sale NOVEMBER 20 • 232 pg, FC, $16.99 US In this new collection of stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #8-12 and DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #1, Batman must face the madness of the Mad Hatter, and then take on the Talons of the Court of Owls! But even if he survives that, he must face a whole new set of fears when the Scarecrow returns! Can the Dark Knight overcome the terror the Scarecrow brings?



BATMAN, INCORPORATED VOL. 1: DEMON STAR TP

BATMAN, INCORPORATED VOL. 1: DEMON STAR TP


Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by CHRIS BURNHAM and FRAZER IRVING Cover by CHRIS BURNHAM On sale NOVEMBER 27 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US The first BATMAN, INCORPORATED collection is now in trade paperback, with stories from issues #0-6! Batman and Robin face off against the assassin called Goatboy as Leviathan’s sinister mission continues to develop! Plus: Someone is trying to kill Damian; Wingman and Redbird descend upon Gotham City; and much more!



BATMAN: NIGHT OF THE OWLS TP

BATMAN: NIGHT OF THE OWLS TP


Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, TONY S. DANIEL, PETER J. TOMASI, JUDD WINICK, DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI, GAIL SIMONE, SCOTT LOBDELL, KYLE HIGGINS, JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by GREG CAPULLO, JASON FABOK, TONY S. DANIEL, DAVID FINCH, PATRICK GLEASON, TRAVEL FOREMAN, ARDIAN SYAF, KENNETH ROCAFORT, GUILLEM MARCH and others Cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale NOVEMBER 6 • 368 pg, FC, $19.99 US In these stories from BATMAN #8-9, BATMAN ANNUAL #1, DETECTIVE COMICS #9, BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #9, BATWING #9, BATMAN AND ROBIN #9, RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #9, BIRDS OF PREY #9, BATGIRL #9, NIGHTWING #8-9 and ALL-STAR WESTERN #9, evil spreads across Gotham City as Red Robin, Batwing, Robin, Batgirl, the Birds of Prey, Nightwing and even Catwoman find themselves in a battle coming from all sides.



BATMAN AND ROBIN VOL. 2: PEARL TP

BATMAN AND ROBIN VOL. 2: PEARL TP


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by PATRICK GLEASON, MICK GRAY, LEE GARBETT, ANDY CLARKE and others Cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY On sale NOVEMBER 27 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US Damian has a long way to go before he’ll be accepted into Gotham City’s crimefighting family in these stories from BATMAN AND ROBIN #9-14 and 0. How can he live up to the standards that Nightwing, Red Robin and Red Hood set before him? After a battle with the former Robins, can Damian’s convictions stand up to a confrontation with The Dark Knight’s greatest foe: The Joker?



THE FLASH VOL. 3: GORILLA WARFARE HC

THE FLASH VOL. 3: GORILLA WARFARE HC


Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL, MARCUS TO, RYAN WINN and MARCIO TAKARA Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale DECEMBER 4 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US When Grodd and his gorilla army descend on Central City, The Flash will have to contend with a threat unlike any he’s faced before: murderous, ruthless and without principle. With mammoth strength and mind-control powers, Grodd will not stop until he conquers the city with its heroes blood on his hands. Knowing he cannot defeat this new foe alone, The Flash will need the help of his former enemies, the Rogues, if he wants to keep himself and Central City alive. This new hardcover collects THE FLASH #13-19.



FOREVER EVIL DIRECTOR’S CUT #1

FOREVER EVIL DIRECTOR’S CUT #1


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by DAVID FINCH On sale OCTOBER 2 • 64 pg, FC, $5.99 US • RATED T Reprinting the first issue of the world-shaking new miniseries, this issue showcases David Finch’s stunning pencil artwork, accompanied by the original script by Geoff Johns.



GREEN ARROW VOL. 1: HUNTER’S MOON TP

GREEN ARROW VOL. 1: HUNTER’S MOON TP


Written by MIKE GRELL Art by ED HANNIGAN, DICK GIORDANO and FRANK McLAUGHLIN Cover by MIKE GRELL On sale NOVEMBER 27 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US In these 1980s stories from GREEN ARROW #1-6, Green Arrow hunts down a child killer, races to find a lost biological weapon before Chinese spies can find it, and tackles a rash of inner-city violence.



DC COMICS — THE NEW 52 VILLAINS OMNIBUS HC

DC COMICS — THE NEW 52 VILLAINS OMNIBUS HC


Written by GEOFF JOHNS, STERLING GATES, GREG PAK, MATT KINDT, DAN DIDIO, ANN NOCENTI, JEFF LEMIRE, CHARLES SOULE, PETER J. TOMASI, JAMES TYNION IV, GAIL SIMONE and others Art by various 3D Motion montage cover by various On sale DECEMBER 11 • 1,184 pg, FC, $150.00 US The Joker! Grodd! Darkseid! Lex Luthor! These and dozens of other DCU evildoers took center stage in September’s giant Villains Month event! This incredible book collects JUSTICE LEAGUE #23.1-23.4, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #7.1-7.4, JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #23.1-23.2, AQUAMAN #23.1-23.2, EARTH 2 #15.1-15.2, THE FLASH #23.1-23.3, GREEN ARROW #23.1, WONDER WOMAN #23.1-23.2, ACTION COMICS #23.1-23.4, SUPERMAN #23.1-23.4, BATMAN/SUPERMAN #3.1, BATMAN #23.1-23.4, BATMAN AND ROBIN #23.1-23.4, BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #23.1-23.4, DETECTIVE COMICS #23.1-23.4, GREEN LANTERN #23.1-23.4, SWAMP THING #23.1 and TEEN TITANS #23.1-23.2. Retailers: The 3D motion cover will be available only on the first printing of this title.



JOE KUBERT PRESENTS TP

JOE KUBERT PRESENTS TP


Written by JOE KUBERT, BRIAN BUNIAK, SAM GLANZMAN and PAUL LEVITZ Art by JOE KUBERT, BRIAN BUNIAK and SAM GLANZMAN Cover by JOE KUBERT On sale NOVEMBER 13 • 304 pg, FC, $19.99 US This new title collects some of Joe Kubert’s final works, including tales of Sgt. Rock and Hawkman, plus stories of the U.S.S. Stevens by Sam Glanzman and “Angel and the Ape” by Brian Buniak! Collects the entire 6-issue miniseries.



THE JOKER: THE CLOWN PRINCE OF CRIME TP

THE JOKER: THE CLOWN PRINCE OF CRIME TP


Written by DENNIS O’NEIL, ELLIOT S. MAGGIN and MARTIN PASKO Art by IRV NOVICK, DICK GIORDANO, JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ and others Cover by DICK GIORDANO On sale NOVEMBER 27 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US In these adventures from his 9-issue 1970s solo series, The Joker faces villains including Two-Face, Lex Luthor, the Scarecrow and Catwoman, and battles heroes like The Creeper and Green Arrow.



THE JUDAS COIN TP

THE JUDAS COIN TP


Written by WALTER SIMONSON Art and cover by WALTER SIMONSON On sale NOVEMBER 6 • 104 pg, FC, $14.99 US The acclaimed graphic novel from legendary writer/artist Walter Simonson shows how one of the silver coins Judas was paid to betray Jesus has had an impact on the DC Universe, with chapters starring the Golden Gladiator, (A.D. 73), the Viking Prince (A.D. 1000), Captain Fear (1720) and Bat Lash (1881). In the centerpiece of the book, Batman faces Two-Face in an epic, present-day battle before the story blasts into the future for a final chapter set in the year 2087 starring Manhunter 2070!



JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE CREATING THE DC UNIVERSE OMNIBUS HC (Resolicit)

JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE CREATING THE DC UNIVERSE OMNIBUS HC (Resolicit)


Written by STAN LEE and MICHAEL USLAN Art by JIM LEE, CHRIS BACHALO, DARWYN COOKE, DAVE GIBBONS, GARY FRANK, KANO, JOE KUBERT, JOHN BUSCEMA, KYLE BAKER, MICHAEL WM. KALUTA, JOHN BYRNE, STUART IMMONEN, KEVIN MAGUIRE, SERGIO ARAGONES, WALTER SIMONSON, RICHARD CORBEN and others Cover by ADAM HUGHES Resolicit • On sale DECEMBER 11 • 728 pg, FC, $75.00 US The entire JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE CREATING THE DC UNIVERSE event from 2001 is collected in hardcover for the first time! Don’t miss Stan “The Man” Lee’s startlingly different visions of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, The Sandman, the Justice League of America and more, in collaboration with cowriter Michael Uslan and dozens of top comics artists! Retailers: This title is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.



RED LANTERNS VOL. 3: THE SECOND PROPHECY TP

RED LANTERNS VOL. 3: THE SECOND PROPHECY TP


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA, ARDIAN SYAF, WILL CONRAD and VICENTE CIFUENTES Cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA On sale NOVEMBER 13 • 272 pg, FC, $19.99 US After their brutal civil war, the Red Lanterns must band together against the threat of Guardians of the Universe’s latest weapon, The Third Army in these tales from RED LANTERNS #0 and 13-20! As battle lines are drawn, Atrocitus and his Red Lanterns seek vengeance against the Guardians of Oa—but things don’t go as planned as The First Lantern shows Atrocitus that everything he believed about himself, the universe and rage has been pitifully wrong.



RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS VOL. 3: DEATH OF THE FAMILY TP

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS VOL. 3: DEATH OF THE FAMILY TP


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL and FABIAN NICIEZA Art by PASQUAL FERRY, IG GUARA, BRETT BOOTH and others Cover by MICO SUAYAN On sale NOVEMBER 27 • 160 pg, FC, $16.99 US In these stories from RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #0 and 14-17 and TEEN TITANS #15-16, it’s Red Hood and Red Robin vs. The Joker! And how will the death of Damian Wayne drive Batman into battle against Jason Todd?



DCE ESSENTIALS: THE SANDMAN #1

DCE ESSENTIALS: THE SANDMAN #1


Written by NEIL GAIMAN Art by SAM KIETH and MIKE DRINGENBERG Cover by DAVE McKEAN On sale OCTOBER 23 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 US • MATURE READERS A chapter from the issue that launched the most acclaimed comics series ever is reprinted! Morpheus is introduced when the Order of Ancient Mysteries attempts to summon Death but instead seizes Dream. Freed after 70 years of confinement, Morpheus emerges in the present day and exacts a terrifying vengeance upon his captor…



GREEN LANTERN CORPS VOL. 3: WILLPOWER HC

GREEN LANTERN CORPS VOL. 3: WILLPOWER HC


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by FERNANDO PASARIN, CAFU, CHRISCROSS and others Cover by ANDY KUBERT On sale DECEMBER 4 • 256 pg, FC, $24.99 US The Green Lantern Corps face their greatest threat ever when the Guardians deem them obsolete and raise The Third Army—but in doing so they unleash a far more dangerous threat: the First Lantern. Then, in the aftermath of their battle against the First Lantern and the Guardians, it’s up to Guy Gardner, John Stewart and the other survivors to try to put the Corps back together, or decide if there should even BE a Corps anymore. Join Peter Tomasi and Fernando Pasarin for the epic conclusion of their run in these stories from GREEN LANTERN CORPS #15-20 and GREEN LANTERN CORPS ANNUAL #1!



DCE ESSENTIALS: V FOR VENDETTA #1

DCE ESSENTIALS: V FOR VENDETTA #1


Written by ALAN MOORE Art and cover by DAVID LLOYD On sale OCTOBER 30 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 US • MATURE READERS In a dystopian future London, young Evey Hammond is rescued from officers of the law called Fingerman by a mysterious, Guy Fawkes mask-wearing man called V. And while the government tightens its grip on the people of London, V wages a one-man war against its reign. Reprinting a chapter of the groundbreaking first issue.



SWAMP THING VOL. 3: ROTWORLD—THE GREEN KINGDOM TP

SWAMP THING VOL. 3: ROTWORLD—THE GREEN KINGDOM TP


Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JEFF LEMIRE Art by YANICK PAQUETTE, MARCO RUDY, KANO, STEVE PUGH and others Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE On sale NOVEMBER 13 • 208 pg, FC, $16.99 US In this volume collecting SWAMP THING #12-18 and ANIMAL MAN #12 and 17, Swamp Thing finds unlikely allies in Deadman and Poison Ivy as he ventures into Gotham City to find the man who always has all the answers: Batman. But can the Caped Crusader help Swamp Thing break Rotworld’s hold over Earth?



WORLDS’ FINEST VOL. 2: HUNT AND BE HUNTED TP

WORLDS’ FINEST VOL. 2: HUNT AND BE HUNTED TP


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by KEVIN MAGUIRE, GEORGE PEREZ, CLIFF RICHARDS, YILDIRAY CINAR, PHIL JIMENEZ, BARRY KITSON and others Cover by BARRY KITSON On sale NOVEMBER 20 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US Power Girl and Huntress continue to find links back to their home world in these tales from issues #6-12, but are derailed by mysterious attackers who have connections to Michael Holt, a.k.a. Mister Terrific. What could their old ally have to do with a group that wants them dead?



DCE ESSENTIALS: WONDER WOMAN #1

DCE ESSENTIALS: WONDER WOMAN #1


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art and cover by CLIFF CHIANG On sale OCTOBER 16 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 US • RATED T In this first DC Comics—The New 52 WONDER WOMAN issue, the gods walk among us! Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons, has kept a secret from her daughter all her life – and when Wonder Woman learns who her father is, her life will shatter like brittle clay. Beginning a stunning new direction for Wonder Woman!



SUPERMAN — ACTION COMICS VOL. 3: AT THE END OF DAYS HC

SUPERMAN — ACTION COMICS VOL. 3: AT THE END OF DAYS HC


Written by GRANT MORRISON and SHOLLY FISCH Art by RAGS MORALES, TRAVEL FOREMAN, BRAD WALKER, CHRIS SPROUSE and others Cover by BRYAN HITCH On sale DECEMBER 11 • 224 pg, FC, $24.99 US Grant Morrison’s run on ACTION COMICS reaches its conclusion with this new hardcover collecting issues #13-18 of the series. The Multitude returns, and Superman must face them on Mars! Then, the Man of Steel is on trial—and the jury is made up of the Anti-Superman Army! Plus: What is the secret of the Little Man?