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Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM Art by VICTOR DRUJINIU, JUAN CASTRO, ALLAN JEFFERSON and JONAS TRINDADE Photo cover On sale OCTOBER 23 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST FINAL ISSUE After the shocking events of the season one finale, Oliver reflects on the regrets of his past...and his course of action for the future. Plus, when a pilot gets in deep with the wrong kind of people, the Starling City vigilante becomes an unlikely ally in the fight to save his family.
Written by IVAN COHEN Art and cover by LUCIANO VECCHIO 1:25 Animation art variant cover On sale OCTOBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. DC Nation proudly presents: BEWARE THE BATMAN, a new, all-ages series! Bruce Wayne spent years learning crime-fighting techniques from his butler (and former secret agent) Alfred Pennyworth. Now he’s ready to take on Gotham City’s criminal underground as the Batman!
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by ADAM ARCHER and STEVEN CUMMINGS Cover by EDUARDO FRANCISCO On sale OCTOBER 16 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST FINAL ISSUE Three new Ame-Comi Girls go on three separate solo missions to wrap up the series. Big Barda provokes a head-to-head confrontation with Darkseid, White Canary evens the odds in Vegas, and Mera defends Seattle from an attack by her evil half-sister, Black Manta.
Written by J.T. KRUL Art by MARCUS TO Cover by MITCH BREITWEISER On sale OCTOBER 23 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST A young Superman faces a threat like he’s never seen before when a powerful alien warlord named Mongul shows up on Earth’s doorstep looking for trouble! Will Superman heed the counsel of his Kryptonian father? Or will the words of a certain silver-tongued Phantom Zone prisoner cloud his judgment?
Written by JEFF PARKER Art by JONATHAN CASE Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED 1:25 Variant cover by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY On sale OCTOBER 16 • 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. Batman and Robin head to 1960s London to take on The Mad Hatter! When the Caped Crusader hears that hats are being stolen from England’s famous Beefeaters, he knows it can only be the work of Jervis Tetch. But something’s also amiss at Big Ben. Could the Clock King be up to his old tricks?
Written by KAREN TRAVISS Art by TONY SHASTEEN Cover by CHRISTOPHER MITTEN On sale OCTOBER 9 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Mayor Sharp is furious when low-level criminals are ordered out of his new Arkham City facility. But Councilman Groves has a plan to send them all packing. Meanwhile, Batman gets an unexpected new ally in his quest to uncover The Bookbinder: Catwoman!
Written by RAFAEL GRANPA, DAN DIDIO, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, JEFF LEMIRE and MICHAEL USLAN Art by RAFAEL GRAMPA, J.G. JONES, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, ALEX NINO and DAVE BULLOCK Cover by JIM STERANKO On sale OCTOBER 2 • 48 pg, B&W, 2 of 6, $4.99 US • RATED T The Eisner Award-winning series continues with a second amazing issue! Don’t miss new takes on the Dark Knight from legendary creators including Rafael Grampá, Dan DiDio and J.G. Jones, Rafael Albuquerque, Jeff Lemire and Alex Niño, and Michael Uslan and Dave Bullock! Plus, a cover by the amazing Jim Steranko!
Written by KYLE HIGGINS and CHRISTOS N. GAGE Art by THONY SILAS and IBAN COELLO Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE On sale OCTOBER 16 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST As Superman journeys into the mists of the Phantom Zone, the rest of the Justice League squares off against an army of rogue Superman robots! Plus, who is the powerful and mysterious Rewire? And what twisted plans does he have for Batman?
Written by KEITH GIFFEN Art by DEXTER SOY Cover by ED BENES On sale OCTOBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T After the shocking ending to issue #2, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe find themselves hunted by the Justice League. In the midst of the chaos, Skeletor’s plan moves into its next, dangerous phase!
Written by TOM TAYLOR Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK, MIKE S. MILLER and TOM DERENICK Cover by MICO SUAYAN 1:10 DC Collectibles Photo cover On sale OCTOBER 23 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Hoping to stop Batman’s behind-the-scenes maneuvering, Superman has decided to take him out of the game. He’s going to go worldwide with the news that the Caped Crusader is really Bruce Wayne. But at the last minute, Batman plays his one remaining ace. He’s about to turn off the lights on the JLA’s satellite headquarters.
Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS and DUSTIN NGUYEN Art and cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN On sale OCTOBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST During Japan’s Month of Waters, Aquaman calls upon The Dark Knight—so get ready for a battle of GIGANTIC proportions as the Bat-family faces robots, sea monsters and more in “Minazuki.” Then, on Independence Day, Uncle Sam implores his villainous friends to steal all the fireworks for one explosive celebration!
Written by PETER MILLIGAN and TIM SEELEY Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI and FREDDIE WILLIAMS II Cover by DAVID WILLIAMS On sale OCTOBER 16 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST • FINAL ISSUE Batman returns to his low-tech roots after years of counting on WayneTech gadgetry in “Return of Batman.” Then, when The Dark Knight takes one of Gotham City’s unluckiest criminals into protective custody, Thirteen forces him to reconsider in “Unlucky 13.”
Written by SHOLLY FISCH Art and cover by ROBERT POPE and SCOTT McRAE On sale OCTOBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E Acme has a product for everyone—but what about an evil scientist? Daffy Duck visits a castle and uses his finest Acme salesman techniques to find out! An evil scientist, eager to return to his fiendish experiment, leads Daffy through a booby-trapped castle to get rid of him. How will Daffy’s sales techniques hold up against a castle of antics?
Written by DAN ABNETT Art by RAFAEL KAYANAN Cover by YILDIRAY CINAR On sale OCTOBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US A new adventure begins here! With Eternia still occupied by the Horde, He-Man and King Randor lead a small group of Masters on a quest to find the one object that might free Eternia! Join the new creative team of Dan Abnett and Drew Johnson as they take He-Man and the Masters of the Universe into their next great chapter!
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER Art by BENI LOBEL Cover by CAT STAGGS On sale OCTOBER 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST In the one-shot tale “Hollow,” newly digitized Tess Mercer is faced with the ultimate question: Can she set aside her obsession with getting revenge on her brother, Lex Luthor, to become the hero Metropolis’s protectors know she’s destined to become?
Written by SHOLLY FISCH Art and cover by SCOTT NEELY On sale OCTOBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E When the monsters from a late-night horror movie TV show become all too real, they scare the hostess right out of her fright wig and straight to Mystery Inc. for help! Join the gang as they dress up and host the TV show themselves to unravel what’s really causing a scene behind the set!
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER Art by JORGE JIMENEZ Cover by CAT STAGGS On sale OCTOBER 9 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Diana’s mysterious past may hold the key to helping Superman stop Faust in the present—but the warlock isn’t working alone! Enter Hades, Lord of the Underworld! “Olympus” continues in part 3 of 4.
Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS On sale OCTOBER 23 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US Halloween is right around the corner—before you rot your teeth, rot your brain with MAD!