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Monday, November 14, 2005




Written by Paul Pope, art and cover by Pope

Acclaimed writer/illustrator Paul Pope delivers a startling four-issue miniseries set in Gotham City in the year 2039! Detective Gordon, grandson of Commissioner Jim Gordon, is baffled when a Federal agent is found murdered on his beat. The investigation gets darker when the prime suspect is a man without an identity, a man who shouldn't exist‹the Batman! Here begins a mystery of epic proportions, a century in the making.

48 pages, $5.99, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Judd Winick, art by Doug Mahnke and Tom Nguyen, cover by Jock.

The mystery behind Jason Todd reaches a crescendo when the Dark Knight's former sidekick holds hostage the villain responsible for his own murder. It's a three-way showdown between Batman, the Red Hood, and the Joker.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Shane McCarthy, art and cover by Cliff Chiang.

Part 2 of the 2-part "Victims!" Batman sets a trap for the sadistic Mr. Zsasz, and Alfred Pennyworth is the bait! Can the Dark Knight stop the killer from adding another notch to his scarred flesh?

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Andersen Gabrych, Bill Willingham, Devin Grayson, Bruce Jones and Will Pfeifer, art by Pete Woods, Giuseppe Camuncoli and others, cover by James Jean.

A pivotal collection featuring Batman #643-644, Detective Comics #809-810, and material from Batman Allies Secret Files 2005 and Batman Villains Secret Files 2005.

128 pages, $12.99, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Eddie Campbell and Daren White, art and cover by Bart Sears.

A stunning new stand-alone story. The Emergency Room of Gotham General Hospital is overwhelming for a rookie doctor on the best of days...but the hospital scene becomes pure pandemonium when the Joker is admitted -- by Batman. But the Joker knows a secret that threatens all of Gotham City...and Batman must keep him alive at all costs to determine just what it is.

56 pages, $4.99, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Andrew Helfer, art by Tan Eng Huat, cover by Pat Lee.

Batman finds himself at a crossroads early in his career! With the threat of the Carrier behind him, romance has entered the Dark Knight's civilian life. Is this Bruce Wayne's chance for a normal, happy life? It looks like it -- until a new threat blasts Batman back to his tortured reality.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by A.J. Lieberman, art by Diego Olmos and Bit, cover by Claudio Castellini.

Batman must deal with Hush, the Joker, and their private war! But these two villains are forcing Batman to reexamine the rules he's lived by his entire life, and the only way to stop the mayhem may be to break one of those sacred tenets. Final issue.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Matt Wagner, art and cover by Wagner.

In the sinister grip of genetic mutants, the Batman learns first-hand that common criminals are not the worst evil to threaten Gotham. It's an all-out slugfest as Batman pushes his training to the limit and goes toe-to-hideous-toe with the Monster Men.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Andersen Gabrych, art by Pop Mhan and Jesse Delperdang, cover by Tim Sale.

Life and death maintain a tenuous balance at the edge of the Lazarus Pit. A major character has died. Now a battle must be fought between two old foesŠand only one will survive. We're not giving away any secrets, except to say that this is the end of Batgirl.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by WIll Pfeifer, art by Pete Woods, cover by Adam Hughes.

The Black Mask obliterated everything Catwoman had built in the East End, destroyed her sister's mind, and nearly killed Holly. Now the moment you've been waiting for is here, as they finally face off! And a decision will be made that Selina can never reverse.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Greg Rucka, art by Kano and Stefano Gaudiano, cover by Sean Phillips.

Gotham's police squad has been forever altered, and before all is said and done, another officer will be gone. The detectives of the MCU look to close perhaps their most important case, while Montoya's downward spiral reaches a dangerous conclusion that could shatter her life. Final issue.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Devin Grayson, art and cover by Phil Hester and Ande Parks.

Deathstroke's endgame is in play, and not everyone will make it out in one piece! On the run from the deadly Society, Nightwing is in for the fight of his life. Guest-starring Oracle and a whole mess of villains as we wrap up one of the biggest Dick Grayson stories ever.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 8.

ROBIN #147

Written by Bill Willingham and Bill Williams, art and cover by Scott McDaniel and Andy Owens.

A special issue guest-starring the Teen Titans! Robin and and his friends race against the clock on a mission for a friend. But deep in the bowels of Cadmus Labs, terror lurks in the form of a Brainiac experiment gone horribly wrong.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 1.

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Written by Joe Kelly, art by Tim Sale, Ed Benes and Dan Jurgens, cover by Ed McGuinness.

Part 1 of "This Is Your Life, Superman," a 3-part tale running through all three Superman titles in February. Witness the arrival of Kal-L, the Last Son of Krypton! Learn how he grew up to be the greatest hero of Earth-2. This issue includes a special origin album by Jeph Loeb and Tim Sale, the creative team behind Superman For All Seasons.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Joe Kelly, art by Ed Benes and Dan Jurgens, cover by Mark Schultz.

Part 2 of the 3-part ³This Is Your Life, Superman!² Superman is caught by the one person he can't defeat: Lois Lane! Witness the undying love story of the greatest couple of Earth-2, and how their love could bring about the end of the universe.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Joe Kelly, art by Karl Kerschl, Ed Benes and Dan Jurgens, cover by Ivan Reis and Marc Campos.

The conclusion to the 3-part "This Is Your Life, Superman!" Relive the climactic adventure of Earth-2's Man of Steel as his world falls apart during the events of the original Crisis on Infinite Earths.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Jeph Loeb, art by Ian Churchill and Norm Rapmund, covers by Churchill and Rapmund and Michael Turner.

There can only be one true Supergirl, and there's only one person who can help Kara win that title: Superman! They've thrown down before, but now Superman has to stop Supergirl -- even if it means the most unexpected death of all! Don't miss this special issue guest-starring Batman and Wonder Woman.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written and illustrated by various, cover by Kevin Nowlan.

This 192-page Superman collection revolves around the Daily Planet newspaper and its staff. Featuring classic stories with reporters Clark Kent and Lois Lane, photographer Jimmy Olsen, Editor-in-chief Perry White, and many more -- showing how far they will go to get a great story!

This volume reprints select stories from Action Comics #211, 429, 436, and 461, Superman (First Series) #280, Superman's Girlfriend, Lois Lane #17, 24, 45, and 56, Superman's Pal, Jimmy Olsen #42, 63, 75, and 124.

192 pages, $19.99, in stores on March 1.


Written by Otto Binder, Bill Finger, Robert Bernstein and others, art by Wayne Boring, Curt Swan, Al Plastino and others, cover by Swan and Stan Kaye.

The exploration of the Silver Age of Superman continues with this volume collecting stories from Action Comics #248-254 and Superman # 127-131 (1959)! Featuring the introductions of Lori Lemaris, Metallo and Bizarro, the return of Mr. Mxyzptlk, and more.

240 pages, $49.99, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Mark Verheiden and Gail Simone, art and cover by Ed Benes, John Byrne and Nelson.

The events that have turned the DCU upside down are reflected in this collection of stories from Superman #117, 121-125 with pages from Action Comics #83. After his first contact with an OMAC, Superman must contend with the arrivals of Bizarro and Zoom -- before dealing once and for all with a souped-up Blackrock.

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on Feb. 22.

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Written by Geoff Johns, art by Phil Jimenez and Andy Lanning, covers by Jim Lee and Sandra Hope and George Pérez.

The DCU shakes apart as Superman of Earth 2 finally confronts our Superman. Meanwhile, heroes are disappearing throughout the DC Universe, a transformed villain returns, and the mystics of every world and dimension seek help from the very Spirit that is destroying them.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Dave Gibbons, art by Ivan Reis and Marc Campos, cover by Gibbons and Michael Bair.

Infinite Crisis is here -- and the Cosmic Storm rages out of control, threatening the fate of the entire universe. While the Rannian and Thanagarian flagships each suspect that the other is responsible for the disturbances, Donna Troy must lead her team of space champions into the cosmos in an attempt to prevent total destruction. But as the war rages on, a startling discovery will be uncovered, one hero will be forever changed, and another will make the ultimate sacrifice.

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on Feb.1.


Written by Marv Wolfman, art by Dan Jurgens with Jerry Ordway and Marc Campos, cover by Ivan Reis and Campos.

An important side chapter of the Infinite Crisis saga! Superman of Earth-2, his wife, Lois Lane of Earth-2, Alex Luthor of Earth-3 and Superboy from Earth Prime: the last survivors of Crisis on Infinite Earths. What happened to them after Crisis on Infinite Earths is finally revealed here for the first time by one of the masterminds behind that landmark event: writer Marv Wolfman. Learn what these heroes have been doing, how they have changed, and how their reappearance will force the DCU's heroes to reexamine themselves.

64 pages, $5.99, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Gardner Fox, Jerry Siegel, Bill Finger, Jon L. Blummer, Ken Fitch, John B. Wentworth and various, art by Sheldon Moldoff, Martin Nodell, Bernard Bailey, Creig Flessel, Chad Grothkopf, Jon L. Blummer, Everett Hibbard, William Smith and Stan Aschmeier, cover by Howard Purcell.

From the Golden Age of comics ‹ a special volume collecting the early individual adventures of the members of the Justice Society of America from All Star Comics #1 and #2 at a special price. While All Star Comics #3 was unquestionably one of comics' greatest milestones, issues #1 and #2 were also impressive in their own right. Virtually every founding member of the (yet-to-debut) original JSA lineup -- minus Superman and Batman -- was represented in these individual adventures, and most of the stories are written and drawn by their original creators. All Star Archives Vol. 0 is the perfect preface to the 11-volume complete reprinting of every JSA adventure from the Golden Age. Now the entire body of these All Star exploits is in print.

144 pages, $39.99, in stores on March 15.


Written by John Arcudi, art by Leonard Kirk and Andy Clarke, cover by Brian Bolland.

Aquaman has lost his kingdom for a second time, and chaos closes in on the unsure hero in the form of Black Manta. It's a fight that may make or break Aquaman, just as an important part of his past reemerges.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by John Byrne and Will Pfeifer, art by Byrne and Dan Green, cover by Byrne.

When Lucifer fell, he took one-third of all the heavenly host with him to dwell in Hell! Now, they all want Etrigan.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Jim Alexander, art by Brad Walker and Jimmy Palmiotti, cover by Jesus Saiz.

Guest writer Jim Alexander teams up with guest artists Walker and Palmiotti for a stand-alone tale of a sought-after organ donor whose plight is personal to two of the Birds.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Gail Simone, art by Ed Benes, Ron Adrian, Jim Fern, Eric Battle, Eduardo Barreto and others, cover by Matt Haley

A new volume collecting Birds of Prey #69-75. Huntress goes undercover to infiltrate a religious cult with a dangerous secret, while Black Canary and Oracle uncover the true nature of Sovereign Brusaw's organization.

176 pages, $16.99, in stores on March 29.


Written by Arnold Drake, art by Bruno Premiani and Bob Brown, cover by Brian Bolland.

A hardcover collecting Doom Patrol #98-105 and Challengers Of The Unknown #48 (1966). Witness a new "unofficial" member, a wedding, and the Challengers of the Unknown. Featuring an introduction by comics historian Bill Schelly and a new cover by Brian Bolland.

240 pages, $49.99, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Stuart Moore, art by Eddy Barrows and Rob Stull, cover by Jamal Igle and Stull.

"Building a Better Firestorm" concludes as Jason Rusch and a new partner must reconstruct the Nuclear Man -- from the atoms up! But with the Infinite Crisis raging, can Firestorm rejoin Donna Troy's team in time? Guest-starring the DCU's newest hero: Jason's dad.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Geoff Johns, art by Ethan Van Sciver and Prentis Rollins, covers by Simone Bianchi and Ethan Van Sciver.

The rematch you've been waiting for since the end of Green Lantern: Rebirth! Strange deaths in Gotham City point to an all-new Tattooed Man. But can Green Lantern and Batman work together long enough to stop this artistic string of murders? Plus, Batman gets a power ring?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Judd Winick, art by Paul Lee and Dan Davis, cover by James Jean.

Arrow for arrow,bow versus bow, Green Arrow faces off against Merlyn; and in the balance lies the fate of Star City's millions of citizens! How many can the Emerald Archer save when at every turn another deadly explosion rocks his beloved hometown?

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Judd Winick, art by Phil Hester, Tom Fowler, Eric Battle, Tommy Castillo and others, cover by James Jean.

Collecting Green Arrow #40-50, guest-starring the Teen Titans and Outsiders! Star City's underworld has been taken over by Brick, who, along with the Riddler, wants Green Arrow dead! And Mia Dearden, Green Arrow's new ward, also faces new highs and lows.

256 pages, $17.99, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Steve Gerber and Mary Skrenes, art by Brian Hurtt and Steve Bird, cover by Hurtt.

The delusional serial killer Cutter settles in among State Penitentiary's inmates, charming some and terrifying others -- and he's got a supernaturally strong effect on Ethan Harrow.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, art by Chris Batista and Cam Smith, cover by Adam Kubert.

Concluding the 3-part "Coalition in Crisis!" The repercussions of the Rann/Thanagar War climax as Hawkman and Hawkgirl face their feelings for each other with total annihilation looming ahead. There's no turning back now, and the imminent Crisis may determine their ultimate fate.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Len Wein, Robert Kanigher, Gerry Conway and others, art by Bernie Wrightson, Neal Adams, Gil Kane, Alex Toth and others, cover by Joe Orlando.

Do you dare to enterŠthe House of Mystery? Everyone who does will find a full 22 issues of this classic DC series. Beginning with editor Joe Orlando's first issue (#174), this 552-page black-and-white trade paperback features a wealth of art from macabre masters.

552 pages, black and white, $16.99, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Geoff Johns, art by Don Kramer, Keith Champagne and various, cover by Alex Ross.

A new collection featuring JSA #68-75 plus pages from 66-67. The Spectre, without a human host, is running rampant, meting out a brutal form of justice encouraged by the new Eclipso, Plus, Atom Smasher seeks forgiveness, Degaton's plan to destroy the JSA is thwarted, and more.

200 pages, price TBA, in stores on March 1.

JLA #125

Written by Bob Harras, art by Tom Derenick and Dan Green, cover by Daniel Acuña.

The astounding conclusion of the 6-part "World Without a Justice League!" The final confrontation between the man who tried to bring the JLA back together and the man who's splintered the JLA -- perhaps forever... reaches its frenzied finale. Green Arrow takes years of pent-up resentment (fueled by one of the escaped Seven Deadly Sins, Envy, and the newly amplified Key) and takes on the Batman for breaking up the League.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Gail Simone, art by José Luis García-Lopéz and Klaus Janson, cover by García-Lopéz.

"The Hypothetical Woman," Part 2 of 6. The fodder for General Tuzik's "Anti-League" is harvested, while the mysterious disease that's gripped the Flash sends him over the fevered edge! Can Wonder Woman match the Speed Force gone mad?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written and illustrated by various, cover by Alex Ross.

Collecting some of the stand-out tales from the long history of the World's Greatest Super-Heroes, from the Silver Age through Infinite Crisis. Included here are Justice League of America #19, #77, #122, #166-168, Justice League #1, JLA Secret Files #1, JLA #61, and the 3-page origin from JLA #200, pencilled by George Pérez.

192 pages, $19.99, in stores on Feb. 22.

JSA #82

Written by Paul Levitz, art and cover by George Pérez and Bob Wiacek.

Legendary JSA writer Paul Levitz makes his stellar return to the DCU with superstar artist George Pérez for an important chapter of Infinite Crisis in a story featuring the members of original JSA: Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Peter Tomasi, art by Don Kramer and Keith Champagne, cover by Dale Eaglesham and Champagne.

The spotlight shines on Wildcat and Flash! These two members of the JSA star in a new story shipping twice in February by writer Peter Tomasi with art by the JSA team of Don Kramer and Keith Champagne. A mysterious figure has gained control of the Spear of Destiny, one of the most dangerous artifacts on earth, and is using it to pit the two heroes against each other.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 1 and Feb. 15.


Written by Jim Krueger and Alex Ross, art by Doug Braithwaite and Ross, cover by Ross.

The former supervillains announce their plans for the betterment of humankind! But while they're behaving as saviors to the populace, they strike out as adversaries their ultimate target­the Justice League.

40 pages, $3.50, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti, art by Luke Ross, cover by Howard Chaykin.

The world's wildest western series continues! Hex has faced a lot of tough choices in his life, but nuthin' harder than when he's got to save the life of an absolute idiot...or die tryin'! Look for lots of blood spillin' in this one, folks!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Stuart Moore and Mark Waid, art by Patrick Olliffe and Barry Kitson, cover by Kitson.

It's the Legion of Super-Heroes you thought you'd never see, as the greatest heroes of the 31st century become the greatest heroes of the Multiverse! Plus, the return of the ever-popular "Letters to the Legion!"

40 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Mark Andreyko, art by Javier Pina and Fernando Blanco, cover by Jesus Saiz.

The Manhunter finally faces off against her deadliest foe ‹ her own father! Can Manhunter deliver deserved justice, or is blood really thicker than water?

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Jennifer Van Meter, art by by Dietrich Smith and Art Thibert, cover by Daniel Acuña.

An Infinite Crisis tie-in. Arsenal's strike force infiltrates a Society operation that's been targeting heroes throughout the DCU -- and this one's aimed directly at the Marvel Family.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Joe Kubert, art and cover by Kubert.

Sgt. Rock and the combat-happy Joes of Easy Company have seen it all ‹ but they've never been served with a mission like this! Having picked up the ³package² that could swing the war for the Allied forces, Rock, Easy and their Partisan guides begin the dangerous trek from Lithuania to Estonia. Little do they know that what they're delivering could result in their own downfall. Has Easy Co. finally met its match? Not if Rock has anything to say about it.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Scott Hampton and John Hitchcock, art and cover by Hampton.

Join Scott Hampton as he tells five tales of horror, humor and hijinx! You'll meet the "real" caped-crusader in "Batman:1947," blast off for other worlds in the EC Comics-inspired "The Monsters," take an unflinching look at the rock and roll world of today's comic book industry in "Another Success Story," and feel the dread hand of modern horror in ³The Road To Samarra.² And as an added bonus, Scott presents a "How To" section on the creation of his art.

48 pages, $49.99, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Grant Morrison, art and cover by Yanick Paquette and Serge LaPointe.

Working as a bodyguard at a super-hero convention, Alix Harrower -- the Bulleteer -- finds herself enmeshed in the bizarre relationship between Li'l Hollywood, a faded super-impressionist, and her sidekick. As one tragedy unfolds, a second threatens when Alix finds herself in the sights of the mysterious, undead super-archer -- Spyder -- assassin for hire.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Grant Morrison, art and cover by Doug Mahnke.

When a bizarre toxic spill defies the laws of nature and threatens the whole human race with destruction, it looks like even Frankenstein could be in over his head, and the Monster must turn to an amazing new ally for help. Enter The Bride and meet the incredible agents of the Super Human Advanced Defense Executive.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Geoff Johns and Marv Wolfman, art by Paco Medina and Juan Vlasco, cover by Ed Benes.

Marv Wolfman returns to the Titans. Get ready for the first Teen Titans Annual. Having narrowly survived the death and destruction of the Crisis, Superboy and Wonder Girl find some time alone in Smallville...but will it be a bloody Valentine?

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Geoff Johns and Marv Wolfman, art and cover by Tony S. Daniel and Richard Bonk.

Marv Wolfman returns to the Titans! An Infinite Crisis tie-in guest-starring Nightwing! Superboy learns from Nightwing just what the Titans mean to him and the world as they leave on a mission given to them by the most unlikely of allies.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Phil Jimenez and Judd Winick, art by José Luis García-Lopez, Alé Garza, George Pérez, Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning and others, cover by Jimenez and Pérez.

A collection featuring Titans/Young Justice: Graduation Day #1-3 and DC Special: The Return of Donna Troy #1-4.

176 pages, $14.99, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Bruce Jones, art and cover by Bart Sears.

Prepare for the triumphant return of one of the greatest and longest-running sword-and-sorcery characters of all time in a new series. Return with Travis Morgan to the amazing continent of SkartarisŠa world of extraordinary fantasy and heart-stopping adventure! The land of Shamballah is caught in the grip of the tyrant Brouis ‹ but the chronicles prophecy a liberator in the form of a displaced man of our time. The phenomenal exploits of this heroic time-lost hero begin here.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 24.


Written by Greg Rucka, art by Cliff Richards and Ray Snyder, cover by J.G. Jones.

Astonishing final issue. With the universe in turmoil, Diana prepares to face her ultimate challenge. Looking back on her relationship with Superman from the way it began to its recent turmoil, will she find a way to rebuild what she's lost?

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Greg Rucka and Geoff Johns, art by Rags Morales, Drew Johnson, Justiniano, Michael Bair and others, cover by J.G. Jones.

Collecting Wonder Woman #214-217 and The Flash #219. Just as Wonder Woman is starting to deal with her blindness, the Cheetah returns and teams with the Reverse-Flash. Then Athena sends Wonder Woman on a journey of unimagined peril.

128 pages, $12.99, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Bruce Jones, art by Ben Oliver, cover by Michael Golden.

The unbelievable finale. Dr. Justin Powell and Dr. Rene Carpenter come face to face with the most talked about man in Metropolis -- the Vigilante -- as they discover his incredible secret. Will this finally lay his inner demons to rest? And will he be able to save them in the process?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 22.



Written by John Ridley, art and cover by Georges Jeanty and Karl Story.

Novelist and screenwriter John Ridley and artist Georges Jeanty offer a unique vision of U.S. history in a thrilling 8-issue mini-series, The 1960s were a decade of incredible change for America. It was a time of innocence. It was a time of optimism. It was a time of heroes. In the early '40s, the United States government hatched a plan to create the Civil Defense Corps: a group of "super-heroes" who could fight alien invasions, evil super-powered beings, and communism, all in front of an adoring public, courtesy of television. But that dream was far from reality by the Œ60s, as new C.D.C. Marketing Director Wesley Catham is about to discover. How far will America go to protect its dream of a better tomorrow?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Ed Brubaker, art by Dustin Nguyen and Richard Friend, cover by Nguyen.

Collecting the final six issues of this amazing Authority tale! After the debacle in the nation's capital that led to the total destruction of Washington, DC, the Authority relinquished control of the United States and all but vanished. How long can tyranny stand, before heroes will rise up?

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on March 8.


Written by Howard Chaykin, art and cover by Chaykin.

Collecting the futuristic 6-issue miniseries written and illustrated by Howard Chaykin! When Eli Foyle's utopian city of Columbia -- built with super-advanced nanotechnology and run by an army of robot supermen -- becomes a robotic police state, prodigal son Tucker Foyle returns to put his house in orderŠas loudly and violently as possible.

144 pages, $19.99, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Brian K. Vaughan, art by Tony Harris and Tom Feister, cover by Harris.

The penultimate chapter of the 4-part "March to War," the most controversial story of the year! As the United States prepares to invade Iraq, a separate war is waged on the streets of New York City. Mayor Mitchell Hundred struggles to end the bloodshed, but can a former four-color hero's imagination stop a real-world catastrophe?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Will Pfeifer, art by Giuseppe Camuncoli and Sandra Hope, cover by J.G. Jones.

Captain Atom finally comes face-to-face with the Authority -- and discovers, to his horror, how hands-on the WildStorm Universe "heroes" really are! And Majestic and the Wildcats learn that Nikola could be the key to what's happening -- including the ticking bomb that is Captain Atom.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Andy Hartnell, art and cover by Nick Bradshaw and Jim Charalampidis.

It's the action-packed finale to the latest Danger Girl adventure. Can the Danger Girls unlock a Native American relic's dark secret before it's too late? This is the issue you've been waiting for, with a surprise ending.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, art and cover by Neil Googe.

Majestic clings to life after last issue's shocking revelations. Javen still intends to turn on the Planet Shaper Engines and ruin Earth forever! But who can provide the pure Kheran genes he needs for the template? Meanwhile, Majestic gets a little help from a friend -- and possibly an enemy!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Sam Kieth, art and cover by Kieth.

The final volume of Sam Kieth's eclectic masterpiece collects a series of innovative stories known as "Friends of Maxx." These tales mark a turning point for Kieth's artistic evolution as a storyteller, paving the way for later groundbreaking titles such as Zero Girl and Four Women.

160 pages, $19,99, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Warren Ellis, art and cover by John Cassaday.

The final act begins! Elijah Snow draws together elements from nearly everything he's investigated since rejoining the team, to lay a trap for the two remaining members of the Four. But the Four had fully 50 years to prepare their defenses. Fifty years since their rocket entered the space between universes, and they were changed...but how?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Chuck Dixon, art by Doug Mahnke and Sandra Hope, cover by Tommy Lee Edwards.

The mission begins as the team is parachuted into Peenemunde -- and things go tragically wrong! Spread out over several miles of hostile German territory, the team fights to regroup -- but can they still reach their destination ahead of the Soviets?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Robbie Morrison, art by Talent Caldwell, Horacio Domingues and Matt ³Batt² Banning, cover by Caldwell and Banning.

Raven and his Bladesman show their hand as their assault on Earth begins! Can Nemesis and Zealot set aside their millennia-long grudge long enough to join forces? And Nemesis visits Victorian England to help the world's greatest detective halt a string of serial killings...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Dave Gibbons, art by John Higgins, cover by Gibbons.

Jack, Billy and Saf are three ordinary, adventurous kids who make a startling discovery: a mystical Norse relic from the fourth century. All is well as they take their newly found treasure home, ever so pleased with themselves, with not a clue as to the remarkable events they will soon ignite -- including the rebirth of legendary British hero Thunderbolt Jaxon!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 1.

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Written by Grant Morrison, Art and cover by Duncan Fegredo.

Comics visionary Grant Morrison re-imagines Kid Eternity in this 144-page trade paperback collecting the 3-issue Prestige Format miniseries from 1991. Aspiring stand-up comedian Jerry Sullivan joins Kid Eternity on a quest to free his Keeper from Hell, only to find himself swept up in a much larger struggle between the Lords of Order and Chaos.

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Simon Oliver, art by Tony Moore, cover by Philip Bond.

"Bug Brothers," Part 2 of 5. You'd think industrial-strength insecticide would be unfit for human consumption, but AJ apparently never got the memo ‹ as Henry learns when he makes a stomach-turning discovery and Saloth deduces that the Draxx poison does more than kill bugs.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 1.

100 BULLETS #69

Written by Brian Azzarello, art by Eduardo Risso, cover by Dave Johnson.

With the last remaining houses of The Trust looking for protection from the Minutemen, Augustus Medici hopes to seize this opportunity to establish himself as the lone head of the secret organization. But having made deals with numerous devils, will Medici's reign be a short-lived one?

32 pages, $2.75, in stores on Feb. 8.

DMZ #4

Written by Brian Wood, art by Wood and Ricardo Burchielli, cover by Wood.

Left to his own devices in war-torn Manhattan, Matty stumbles into Central Park, where he comes face to face with a crew of armed and dangerous environmentalists. Are these the mysterious "Ghosts" who protect the once beautiful park, or is Matty at the mercy of a gang of psychotic tree-huggers?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Bill Willingham, art by Jim Fern and Jimmy Palmiotti, cover by James Jean.

Part 1 of the 2-part story "The Ballad of Rodney and June," featuring guest art by Jim Fern and Jimmy Palmiotti. The Adversary's forces have finished conquering the European-based Fable worlds and have now invaded the Arabian Fable worlds. In a remote outpost deep within the Arabian lands, one small group of goblin conscripts and a few of the Empire's elite wooden soldiers struggle to hold off one Arab attack after another. But this isn't a war story. It's a love story. When two wooden offspring of the Sacred Grove suddenly discover they've got feelings for each other, how do they go about expressing it?

32 pages, $2.75, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Denise Mina, art by Leonardo Manco, cover by Greg Lauren.

Part 2 of the 7-part story "Empathy is the Enemy," written by award-winning novelist Denise Mina (Garnethill, Deception, Field of Blood). Constantine discovers he's cursed with empathy for his fellow man, as the multi-layered tale races forward. Headed toward Scotland with his newfound mate Cole, Constantine senses that he's on a Sunday drive taking him to his own doom. A carload of demons disguised as street toughs could make John's trip even quicker.

32 pages, $2.75, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Brian Azzarello, art and cover by Marcelo Frusin.

Concluding the first Loveless story arc, "A Kin of Homecoming." It didn't take long for Wes and Ruth Cutter to make their mark in Blackwater, and even the government is running scared of the outlaws. However, when the local officials make Wes an offer even he can't refuse, will this bad boy gone worse finally be tamed? The battle may be over, but the war's just beginningŠ

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Mike Carey, art by Peter Gross and Ryan Kelly, cover by Michael Wm. Kaluta

Part 1 of the 2-part ³Evensong.² The war is over, and a new order is rising from the ashes. His own fate now decided, Lucifer Morningstar begins to settle his affairs ‹ only to discover that he still has one deadly enemy unaccounted-for.

32 pages, $2.75, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Douglas Rushkoff Art and cover by Liam Sharp

Dr. Green's troops abduct the catatonic protesters ‹ including Jake's former love Miriam -- for "reprogramming." Jake recklessly chases them on a motorcycle, only to plunge violently off a cliff. Still, the gods won't let his story end. They have plans for him -- and his pupil Dinah, who may be linked to a long line of powerful "virgins."

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Joshua Dysart, art by Enrique Breccia, cover by Eric Powell.

The horrifying 4-part "Bleeding Raconteur" story arc comes to its dramatic conclusion! With Swamp Thing in her grotesque clutches, Hagar hopes to finally destroy the protector of the Bayou once and for all. But the Stories have their own vendetta against both creatures, and see an opportunity to make their final move.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Joshua Dysart, art by Enrique Breccia, Ronald Wimberly and Richard Corben, cover by Breccia.

A new collection featuring issues #15-20 of the ongoing series. With the consciousness of Alec Holland still separated from its former host and scattered across the world, the Swamp Thing must face a new threat to the Green which is manifesting itself inside a growing dead zone in the Gulf of Mexico.

144 pages, $17.99, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Brian K. Vaughan Art by Goran Sudzuka and José Marzan Jr. Cover by Massimo Carnevale

This special stand-alone issue explores the past, present and future of Ampersand, the long-lost pet of the last man on earth. How did this male monkey end up with Yorick Brown, and where has the animal been since he was kidnapped by a mysterious Japanese assassin? Questions, answers ‹ and of course, monkeys ‹ abound!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Garth Ennis Art by Cam Kennedy, David Lloyd, Carlos Ezquerra and Gary Erskine Design cover

Reprinting the second quartet of WAR STORY one-shots from acclaimed writer Garth Ennis. This collection showcases tales of a world at war from the North African desert, the skies over Germany, the battlefields of Spain and the waters of the North Atlantic, with a new afterword by Ennis.

240 pages, $19.99, in stores on March 1.

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Written by J. Torres, art by Todd Nauck and Lary Stucker, cover by Sean Galloway.

The Teen Titans are about to meet doom...the Doom Patrol, that is! The Doom Patrol makes its debut in the pages of Teen Titans Go, as we learn some secret details of Beast Boy's life before he joined the Titans.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Bill Matheny, art by Christopher Jones and Terry Beatty, cover by Jeff Matsuda.

Introducing: Batgirl! For the first time ever in The Batman Strikes, Barbara Gordon hits the streets of Gotham City, fighting for justice and keeping her secret alter ego hidden from her father, Police Commissioner James Gordon.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Adam Beechen, art and cover by Ethen Beavers.

In the deep reaches of outer space, Superman lies injured and powerless on a remote planet under a red sun. And the only one who can save the Man of Steel is...Space Cabby?

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Jennifer Moore and Sean Carolan, art and cover by Phil Moy.

A special reprinting of the hard-to-find first issue of The Powerpuff Girls. Your collection isn't complete without "Squirrelly Burly," the classic tale of a super-powered squirrel that was made into the episode "Stray Bullet."

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on Jan. 18.


Written by Jennifer Moore, Sean Carolan and Janet Harvey, art by Phil Moy, photo cover.

Turn two real-life Japanese pop stars into hypercool cartoon characters, and you've got pure rock 'n' roll adventure. Bandmates and best friends Ami and Yumi cope with magic guitars, space aliens and their greedy manager Kaz.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written by Tom Warburton, John Rozum and Robbie Busch, art by Maurice Fontenot, Scott Roberts and the Iguana, cover by Robert Pope.

The Kids Next Door are in detention -- before doing anything wrong! Who's squealing in advance? Also, Courage has heard brides can be real monsters, but he didn't expect them to be real zombies.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Sholly Fisch, Sam Agro, Robbie Busch and Earl Kress, art by Leo Batic, Walter Carzon, Neal Sternecky, Mike DeCarlo, Horacio Ottolini, Scott McRae and Ruben Torreiro, cover by Alvarez and DeCarlo.

Daffy schemes to take the world of basketball by storm, but ends up fouled by the Crusher! Plus, Ralph Phillips can't keep his new classmate off his mind.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by John Rozum and Frank Strom, art by Karen Matchette, Robert Pope, Scott McRae, Leo Batic and Horacio Ottolini, cover by Joe Staton.

Mysteries abound as the Scooby Gang is called in to investigate after Zombies invade a local playground and Ancient Fire Warriors haunt a temple in Central America. Plus, Velma looks into a ghost town ‹ and doesn't like what she sees! Spooky!

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on Feb. 8.

MAD #463

Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots.

What better way to woo your honey on Valentine's Day than with candy, roses...and this hilarious, joke-filled issue of MAD? Trust us, the ladies love MAD.

48 pages, black and white, $3.99, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots.

The brand-new magazine for kids 8 to 10 years old continues! Don't miss fun-filled games, puzzles, interviews, posters and lots of laughs -- plus the all new adventures of Spy vs. Spy Jr.

64 pages, black and white, $4.99, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written by Chris Duffy, Joe Edkin, Terrance Griep, Paul S. Newman, John Rozum and Rurik Tyler, art by Dave Cooper, Dan Davis, Mike DeCarlo, John Delaney, Vincent Deporter, Andrew Pepoy, Don Perlin and Joe Staton, cover by Staton and Pepoy.

Hang ten with the Mystery Machine gang in their newest manga-sized collection, reprinting issues #21-25 of the ongoing series.

112 pages, $6.99, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Chris Duffy, Joe Edkin, Terrance Griep, Chuck Kim, John Rozum and Rurik Tyler, art by John Delaney, Vincent Deporter, Stephen DeStefano, Dave Hunt, Andrew Pepoy, Don Perlin and Joe Staton, cover by Staton and Pepoy.

Scoob and the gang go, like, out of this world in their sixth manga-sized collection! Reprinting issues #26-30 of the ongoing series, this volume includes the three-part UFO mystery "One Night in Roswell" and more.

112 pages, $6.99, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written by Mark Millar and David Michelinie, art by Aluir Amancio, Neil Vokes, Mike Manley, Terry Austin and Ron Boyd, cover by Manley and Austin.

Superman confronts his own past as he encounters survivors from Krypton, including his parents, Jor-El and Lara! Plus, someone wants to expose Clark's secret to Lex Luthor and the world! An encounter with Dr. Fate rounds out this collection reprinting issues #30-34 of the ongoing series.

112 pages, $6.99, in stores on March 1.


Written by Mark Millar, Evan Dorkin and Sarah Dyer, art by Aluir Manncio, Bret Blevins and Terry Austin, cover by Rich Burchett and Austin.

The Man of Steel battles the sinister Toyman, the mysterious Multi-face, the Parasite, Mr. Mxyzptlk and the deadly Brainiac. Plus an appearance by Supergir. All in this 112-page manga-size super specatacular. Reprinting issues #35-39 of the ongoing series.

112 pages, $6.99, in stores on March 1. - Anime Super Store



Written and illustrated by Mitsuba Takanashi.

School life is a drag, and home life is no better ‹ sometimes it seems like the Devil really does exist. Long hours of basketball practice will finally be put to the test as Takeru's team plays their first game, and Kayano meets an old crushŠand her new grandmother.

192 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written and illustrated by Yasuko Aoike.

When the British Crown goes on exhibit in Germany, the Major knows Eroica is bound to follow. NATO, the CIA and even the KGB conspire to lure the world's most elegant art thief away from the world's most irresistible jewels. Will Eroica take the bait?

208 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written and illustrated by Mihona Fujii.

The best-selling manga that inspired the hit anime Super-Gals!, now available on DVD. Fearless Kotobuki Ran strolls through the streets of trendy Shibuya with her Gal Pals on a quest for designer goodsŠat the same time dispensing her own brand of street justice. Miraculously, Ran-chan has made it to her second year of high school and is idolized by most of the freshman class. But there's one girl who doesn't idolize fact, she hates her! And you can bet this misguided freshman is going to make life difficult for Ran and her pals.

192 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written and illustrated by Oh! Great.

This controversial hit is the basis for an exciting anime series now available in the U.S. on DVD! In a school dominated by ruthless martial arts teams, one rogue club must fight the odds to stay alive. Get ready for a battle for the ages: Shin vs. Mitsuomi! Todo High has become a fist-flying, ki-zapping battleground. The rivalry between the Juken martial arts club and the iron-fisted Executive Committee heats up. Both are willing to risk their lives, but who will lose them?

208 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Feb. 15.


Written and illustrated by Miyuki Takahashi.

Nine has won countless battles across the globe -- yet, her heart may be the enemy she cannot defeat! She's fallen for the one person who could compromise the entire Ultimate Blue mission to capture a vindictive bomber -- Shingo, the boy she's sworn to protect.

192 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Feb. 8.


Written and illustrated by Kei Sanbe.

Testarotho races towards its exciting conclusion! Trapped behind enemy lines, Leonedus and Capria find solace where they least expect it -- with the very Materia rebels they came to exterminate.

194 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written and illustrated by Saki Hiwatari.

From the creator of the acclaimed Please Save My Earth! When harsh reality comes crashing down on Takeru, his fantasy world will help him put the pieces back together. Still shocked by his mother's deathbed revelation, Takeru puts aside his anger and shame to grant her final wish. He agrees to allow Hyoju, the once-secret daughter of his father's first relationship, to come live with them. But only-child Takeru has a lot to learn when it comes to making room for the newest member of his family.

176 pages, black and white, $9,99, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written and illustrated by Yuri Narushima.

This dark, gothic tale continues as mystical forces battle for dominance on Earth ‹ and one teenaged boy could decide the fate of the planet. When Ibuki and Carno finally meet, they're still missing pieces of the puzzle -- like secrets they don't know they share, and the epic battle that awaits them. Ibuki knows he has powers, but has yet to realize how dangerous they are. Unfortunately for him, the Holy Knights are easily threatened and direct Carno to kill that which they cannot control. But, what are Ibuki's special powers, and are the Holy Knights justified to fear him?

224 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Feb. 22.


Written and illustrated by Iwahara Yuji

This volume brings the enchanting, modern fairy tale and acclaimed series to a close. A shadowy figure combs the lake looking for Neo -- a young boy who is secretly the shape-shifting Hohopo, a mythological lake creature. Misaki still protects him, but she's begun to reveal her past to Tokuko... learning her new friend's secrets in return. The pieces of the Hohoro mystery are coming together, and everyone converges on the lake to discover its treasures!

212 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on March 8.


Written and illustrated by Sakura Tsukuba.

A high school girl who has the power to see glimpses of the future meets a boy who can see the past. Now they must learn how to live in a world of people ³blindfolded² to everything but the present. Kanade makes the momentous decision to trust her best friend, Eri, with her secret.

200 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on March 15.


Art by Sei Itoh, original concept by Hitoshi Yasuda /Group SNE.

Kasche Arbadel is the most gifted yet reckless Summoner in her school. When an artifact of immense power is stolen, it's trial-by-fire when Kasche is sent in pursuit! With Kasche and friends outnumbered, their only hope might lie in unleashing the most dangerous creature ever summoned.

168 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on March 8.


Written and illustrated by Kaimu Tachibana.

Three young people use powers inherited from a previous life to battle demons that threaten this world. Sakuya and Wakyo have escaped the magic realm, but Sakuya still doesn't know what has become of his fellow disciple. Can Sakuya find Wakyo using the spiritual resonance that binds them together? And can he wrest Wakyo from the grasp of Bishu's now-demented mother Takako? In the third volume of this gripping reincarnation saga, the complex web of relationships that bind Takako, Garai, and Bishu across blood, space, and time continues to unfold and come into focus.

208 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on March 1.


Written and illustrated by Kyoko Ariyoshi.

The trials and triumphs of hopeful prima ballerina Hijiri Masumi continue in the CMX version of this beloved international hit. When the naturally talented Kyogoku Sayoko injured her ankle, the chance of a lifetime fell into Masumi's lap. She's now faced with the challenge of representing Japan in a competition in Russia, far from home. Masumi is up against two of the finest Russian dance prodigies, but the tremendous stress and fear cause her to lose her hearing. Can Masumi dance the finest performance of her life without music to inspire her?

192 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on March 1.

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Written by N.C. Christopher Couch and Stephen Weiner, art and cover by Will Eisner.

Will Eisner's career spans the entire history of American comic books, from his formative days in the 1930s into the 1940s when he revolutionized narrative sequential art with his internationally famed series The Spirit, to the 1970s when he created the contemporary graphic novel form with A Contract With God, to the present!

The Will Eisner Companion is a comprehensive, critical overview of the work of this legendary writer/artist, and is now available in softcover. Divided into two sections 00 his Spirit work and his graphic novels -- this authorized companion features critical and historical essays by noted comics historians N.C. Christopher Couch and Stephen Weiner, as well as alphabetical indexes relating to all aspects and characters in his oeuvre. This volume also includes a chronology, a bibliography and suggested reading lists, as well as an introduction by Dennis O'Neil. The Will Eisner Companion is a must-have celebration for new fans as well as old.

176 pages, $12.99, in stores on Feb. 1.


Written by Richard and Wendy Pini, art by Wendy Pini and John Byrne, cover by Wendy Pini.

Reprinting stories from Elfquest (second series) #4-7, #9, #11-13 and #15-18! A single desperate hope for Cutter's family lies within the folds of wrapstuff, magical Preserver webbing that allows elves to slumber for centuries without harm. But the Wolfriders are tied to the future, and in strange dreams, do they foresee their doom?

224 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Feb. 8.

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