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MONDAY, MAY 19 2008

DC COMICS FOR AUGUST

DCU SPECIAL EVENT TITLES

TRINITY #10-13

Written by Kurt Busiek and Fabian Nicieza, art by Mark Bagley/Art Thibert, Scott McDaniel/Andy Owens and Tom Derenick/Wayne Faucher.

The Justice League joins Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman to stand against the threat that the Crime Syndicate brings to Earth. And, in this month's co-features, members of Batman's "family" search for clues to what ties several thefts together -- and what links them to the cosmic conflict that has resulted!

32 pages, in stores on August 6, August 13, August 20 and August 27.

FINAL CRISIS: REVELATIONS #1

Written by Greg Rucka, art by Philip Tan, Jeff De Los Santos and Jonathan Glapion, cover by Tan.

With the end of creation nigh, Crispus Allen must embrace his role as The Spectre by exacting God's vengeance on some of the DC Universe's most vile sinners. But even as Allen struggles with his duty, a new threat is arising -- one that only his former partner, Renee Montoya, a.k.a. The Question, can help him fight!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 13.

FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF THREE WORLDS #1

Written by Geoff Johns, art by George Perez and Scott Koblish, cover by Perez.

From the moment Kal-El landed on earth until the end of time, the Time Trapper has sought to erase Superman's impact on the universe. But the Legion of Super-Heroes have always been there to stop him. This time, though, even the Legion won't be enough. The Time Trapper has found the ultimate weapon to carry out his plan -- a twisted mirror image of the boy of steel from a parallel Earth long dead: Superboy-Prime! Who will answer the Legion's call for help? Find out here as the Crisis of the 31st century begins!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 20.

DC UNIVERSE: LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT #1

Written by Brad Meltzer, art and covers by Adam Kubert and John Dell.

The final battle is quickly approaching. How do the heroes of the DCU prepare for the end? Whom do they approach and say goodbye to before they make the ultimate sacrifice? Featuring the entire DC Universe, Meltzer takes us deep into the hearts and psyches of our heroes. It's the day before you die. What would you do?

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 27.

FINAL CRISIS: SUPERMAN BEYOND #1

Written by Grant Morrison, art by Doug Mahnke and Christian Alamy, covers by Mahnke and J.H. Williams III.

To save the woman he loves, the greatest hero of all time becomes the pawn of ultra-dimensional forces when a wounded emissary from a world of doomed super gods comes to Earth on the eve of the Final Crisis. His mission: To recruit Superman's help against an epic, reality-spanning menace that originated in the Crisis on Infinite Earths!

Join the Man of Steel and his alternate-earth counterparts for a mind-blowing voyage to the edge of the DC Universe -- and beyond! Can these super champions overcome their differences to beat the clock, find the ultimate treasure and save all existence from extinction?

An unforgettable, hyperdelic journey from the streets of Metropolis, through the 52 worlds of the multiverse, to the haunted court of the King of Limbo, in part one of this 2-issue Superman adventure!

With a unique 3-D section, eye-popping visuals and mind-boggling glimpses into the mysteries behind Final Crisis, Superman Beyond takes the Man of Tomorrow to new dimensions of action and excitement! This issue comes with a pair of 3-D glasses!

40 pages, $4.50, in stores on August 27.

FINAL CRISIS #1: DIRECTOR'S CUT SPECIAL

Written by Grant Morrison, art and cover by J.G. Jones.

Come on a guided tour of DC's Final Crisis #1 and become further enveloped in the event of the century. Delve deep into the mind-blowing first issue as we explore what every page and panel represents, and the process behind the story as Grant Morrison and J.G. Jones reveal secrets hidden in the script and art.

64 pages, $4.99, in stores on August 6.

FINAL CRISIS: ROGUES' REVENGE #2

Written by Geoff Johns, art and covers by Scott Kolins.

Life was easier when the Rogues had Barry Allen for a foe ­ or at least it was a bit more fun. Now, hunted by Libra and the Secret Society for refusing to worship the impending evil that is prophesized to claim Earth, Cold and his crew find themselves attacked on several fronts . . . and that doesn't sit well with the Rogues. Plus, a bizarre twist for Inertia!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 20.

AMBUSH BUG: YEAR NONE #2

Written by Keith Giffen and Robert Loren Fleming, art by Giffen and Al Milgrom, cover by Jim Starlin and Milgrom.

The second issue of our 6-issue romp through the DC Universe takes us on a mystic journey into space, where we encounter a new world and witness the return of Amber Butane -- all, like, irreverently! Irreverentially? Plus, find out what really happened when Ambush Bug met Blue Beetle!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

REIGN IN HELL #2

Written by Keith Giffen, art by Tom Derenick, cover by Mario Alberti.

The war for control of hell has spread to the DC Universe! Now the mystics must choose sides as the conflict between Lord Satanus and Neron threatens to destroy everything! The stakes and body count are getting higher! Plus, a Dr. Occult backup story!

40 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 27.

RANN/THANAGAR: HOLY WAR #4

Written by Jim Starlin, art by Ron Lim and Rob Hunter, cover by Starlin and Hunter.

Adam Strange finds himself cornered on Hardcore Station by agents of the Church of Eternal Light. Meanwhile, the people of Rann have been whipped up into a Lady Styx-inspired religious furor and their next target is: Hawkman!

40 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 6.

HAWKMAN SPECIAL #1

Written by Jim Starlin, art and cover by Jim Starlin and Al Milgrom.

Spiraling out of the events of Rann/Thanagar: Holy War! Hawkman finds himself face to face with a force of unspeakable evil: Synnar. The things Hawkman will learn in the course of their confrontation may lead him to question his very existence!

40 pages, $3.50, in stores on August 6.

TANGENT: SUPERMAN'S REIGN #6

Written by Dan Jurgens, art by Jamal Igle and Robin Riggs, cover by Matt Haley.

The secret protector of the Tangent Earth's band of freedom fighters is revealed! And when the Tangent Superman learns the secret to traveling between worlds, the battle between the Supermen of two worlds begins!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

THE WAR THAT TIME FORGOT #4

Written by Bruce Jones, art by Al Barrionuevo and Jimmy Palmiotti, cover by Russ Heath.

Carson finds his plane intact...and so do the other pilots! But that's not the biggest mystery facing the exiles from history! Plus, Carson defends Akisha, the woman from the future, against a rampaging prehistoric beast!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 6.

TITANS #5

Written by Judd Winick, art by Rodney Buchemi, cover by Ian Churchill.

In the stand-alone story "Date Night," four Titans face the fact that love is a battlefield. Meanwhile, a mysterious figure is making his way to Titans Tower. Who is this ominous stranger ­ and how does he or she know the Titans?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 13.

TEEN TITANS #62

Written by Sean McKeever, art and cover by Eddy Barrows and Ruy Jose.

Guest-starring Cyborg! When villains attack, it's up to two remarkable teens to pick up the pieces so the Teen Titans don't have to. This issue: a heartwarming look at Titans Tower through the eyes of its least-known inhabitants: Wendy, Marvin ... and Wonderdog?!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

DC SPECIAL: CYBORG #4

Written by Mark Sable, art by Carlos Magno and Jonathan Glapion, cover by Brian Denham.

The mysterious Mr. Orr has transformed one of Cyborg's friends into a killing machine! But is Vic's friend the only victim? Orr has cloned two of the world's deadliest super-villains to prevent Cyborg and The Titans from finding out.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

BATMAN #680

Written by Grant Morrison, art by Tony Daniel and Sandu Florea, cover by Alex Ross.

It's "Batman R.I.P." part 5 ­ and this issue features two events so monumental that one comic can barely contain them! First, Batman faces off against The Club of Villains. Then, The Joker makes his stand, challenging the Dark Knight to the ultimate battle of wits. Will Batman survive either of these threats ­ or could this be the end of Gotham City's greatest hero?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

SUPERMAN #679

Written by James Robinson, art by Renato Guedes and José Wilson Magalháes, cover by Alex Ross.

Two supermen: One, a man of yore, the other, the Man of Tomorrow! Atlas and Superman continue their all-out war, with Metropolis as the prize. But for all his power, Superman seems unable to defeat this titan of myth. With our hero down for the count, it will take another, unexpected hero to save the day. Guest-starring Supergirl and ­ someone else!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

TOR #4

Written, art and cover by Joe Kubert.

Tor and his female companion fight their way back to the surface world, but their bloodthirsty pursuers haven't given up their plans for Tor -- plans that involve ritual sacrifice! Can Tor survive in this strange, prehistoric world?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 6.



BATMAN TITLES

ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #12

Written by Frank Miller, art and cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams, variant cover by Bill Sienkiewicz.

Batman and Robin crack the stone-cold psychopath known as The Joker!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

BATGIRL #2

Written by Adam Beechen, art by Jim Calafiore and Jonathan Glapion, cover by Andy Clarke.

Batgirl's path of vengeance violently crosses that of another young woman raised by David Cain. When a surprising link is found between Cain and Batgirl's other target, Deathstroke the Terminator, will the two missions become one? Also, a member of the Bat-Family discovers just what Batgirl is up to. Will her cover be blown?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

BATMAN: GOTHAM AFTER MIDNIGHT #4

Written by Steve Niles, art and cover by Kelley Jones.

It's the ultimate knock-down, drag-out as Batman fights for his life -- and all of Gotham City -- against a gargantuan Clayface. But what is the mysterious Midnight up to during their fight -- and who will be his next victim? Plus, what happens when Detective April Clarkson's investigations lead her to Bruce Wayne? It's gonna get gory and gruesome in Gotham after midnight!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

TWO-FACE YEAR ONE #2

Written by Mark Sable, art by Jesus Saiz and Jimmy Palmiotti, cover by Mark Chiarello.

The election coverage continues as Two-Face throws his hat in the ring! It's the shocking conclusion to the tightest race in Gotham City history, and it's only the beginning of Batman's struggle with a man who used to be his best friend -- and the monster within.

48 pages, $5.99, in stores on August 13.

DETECTIVE COMICS #847

Written by Paul Dini, art by Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolfs, cover by Nguyen.

A "Batman: R.I.P." tie-in! Secrets shared years ago between Bruce Wayne and Tommy Elliott begin to have dangerous repercussions in the present. Why is this mystery driving Hush to destroy Batman's life? And what part does Catwoman play in Hush's plans?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 6.

NIGHTWING #147

Written by Peter J. Tomasi, art by Don Kramer and Sandu Florea, cover by Rag Morales.

A "Batman: R.I.P." tie-in! Two-Face hits New York City ­ but when he takes a bite out of the Big Apple, he finds it rotten to the core. He'll make Nightwing and all of New York pay for their crimesŠunless Nightwing can save one of Harvey Dent's old flames from an assassin's bullet!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 6.

ROBIN #177

Written by Chuck Dixon, art by Rick Leonardi and Lorenzo Ruggiero, cover by Freddie Williams II.

Facing some of the toughest criminals and monsters known to man is nothing compared to dealing with your on again/off again, back-from-the-dead girlfriend's enraged deadbeat dad! A not-so-happy reunion puts Robin between Spoiler and Cluemaster and this time, he's not so easy to get rid of.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #20

Written by Fabian Nicieza, art and cover by Kevin Maguire.

In part 4 of the 5-part tale "The Bat and The Cat," Batman enters the fray as Batgirl and Catwoman continue their first, explosive confrontation over Commissioner Gordon's stolen notebook!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 13.

SIMON DARK #11

Written by Steve Niles and Scott Hampton, art and cover by Hampton.

Simon faces a tough decision: Either join the cult that has terrorized Gotham City or throw himself into the abyss in order to save his friends!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 13.

CATWOMAN #82

Written by Will Pfeifer, art by David Lopez and Alvaro Lopez, cover by Adam Hughes.

Final issue. The not-so-long kiss goodnight! Catwoman's trying to stay one step ahead of Batman, the police and the supervillains of Gotham City, but in this final issue she's going to have to doublecross one of them. Will they be able to live with it? And will she still be standing when the smoke has cleared?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

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SUPERMAN TITLES

ALL STAR SUPERMAN #12

Written by Grant Morrison, art by Frank Quitely and Jamie Grant, cover by Quitely.

The Man of Steel has faced twelve super-challenges. Now, as Lex Luthor's brilliant, criminal machinations come together, what fate awaits the doomed Superman? This is the final, dramatic chapter.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 6.

ACTION COMICS #868

Written by Geoff Johns, art by Gary Frank and Jon Sibal, cover by Frank.

"Brainiac" part 3 of 5! The frightening storyline that sets the stage for the Superman event of 2008 continues. Against everyone's advice, Superman has journeyed to the deepest reaches of space to initiate contact with an alien being he thought he knew: Brainiac. But after learning about the truth behind Brainiac's existence and his plans for Earth, Superman may regret his decision.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 13.

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #51

Written by Michael Green and Mike Johnson, art by Rafael Albuquerque, cover by Ryan Sook.

The Man of Steel and the Dark Knight are shocked to discover little versions of themselves fighting a threat in Metropolis. But where did these tiny heroes come from? As Superman and Batman search for answers, things get worse with the arrival of the Li'l League!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

SUPERGIRL #32

Written by Kelley Puckett, art and cover by Drew Johnson and Ray Snyder.

It's the moment of truth, as Supergirl struggles to do the impossible by fulfilling her promise to find a cure for a young boy's fatal illness. If she succeeds, she will change the course of history ­ and maybe not for the better! And if she fails, a child will die.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 6.

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DCU TITLES

BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #10

Written by Chuck Dixon, art by Julian Lopez and Bit, cover by J. Calafiore.

Acting on a tip from Looker, Batman leads the Outsiders against new metahumans who gained their powers from the bite of a renegade alien! Meanwhile, an accident in the lab leaves an Outsider ally in a coma, with his psyche trapped inside Remac! Guest starring Dr. Kirk Langstrom -- the Man-Bat.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

BLUE BEETLE #30

Written by Matthew Sturges, art and cover by Rafael Albuquerque.

"Boundaries" continues as Blue Beetle investigates the mystery of the superpowered men who tried to cross the border illegally. But La Dama and the Posse refuse to help him out, thanks to their own secret agendas.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

BIRDS OF PREY #121

Written by Tony Bedard, art by Michael O'Hare and John Floyd, cover by Stephane Roux.

The Joker infiltrates the high-tech gang network of the Birds' new hometown, Platinum Flats! And that's going to set him up for a direct conflict with Oracle, Barbara Gordon!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

BOOSTER GOLD #11

Written by Chuck Dixon, with art by Dan Jurgens and Norm Rapmund.

Guest writer Chuck Dixon jumps into the Timestream to tell a tale of Booster Gold and Batman! When Booster is charged with stopping a time-traveling villain from Batman's past, he must travel back in time and go undercover as Killer Moth to stop this mystery man from destroying Gotham City! Guest-starring Batgirl!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 13.

THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #16

Written by Mark Waid, art and cover by Scott Kolins.

Superman and Catwoman -- together at last?! This team clearly won't be held together with super-glue!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

CHECKMATE #29

Written by Bruce Jones, art and cover by Manuel Garcia.

The Royals send an increasingly erratic Chimera up against an imminent apocalypse! Good thing the Global Guardians are there to back him up!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 13.

DC UNIVERSE SPECIAL: AMBUSH BUG #1

Written by Paul Kupperberg, Keith Giffen and Robert Loren Fleming, art by Carmine Infantino, Keith Giffen and Robert Oksner, cover by Ryan Sook.

While Ambush Bug is busy tearing through the DC Universe in his new miniseries, here are some of his top stories from the 1980s, torn from the pages of Supergirl #16, Action Comics #560, 563 and 565 and DC Ccomics Presents #81!

80 pages, $4.99, in stores on August 6.

THE FLASH #243

Written by Tom Peyer, art and cover by Freddie Williams II.

The conclusion of "Fast Money"! The Flash returns to Keystone, making some bold moves to get his life and reputation back on track ­ with some serious consequences for his family!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #11

Written by Judd Winick, art by Mike Norton and Wayne Faucher, cover by Cliff Chiang.

What happened before Connor Hawke was shot is revealed at last! Plus: Team Arrow finds itself working alongside some longtime enemies!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 13.

GREEN LANTERN #34

Written by Geoff Johns, art by Ivan Reis and Oclair Albert, cover by Reis.

The penultimate chapter of "Secret Origin"! Hal Jordan and Sinestro face off against Abin Sur's killer - Atrocitus! But what dark secret has Atrocitus uncovered about the impending "Blackest Night?" And what revelation will forever change the relationship between Hal and Carol Ferris?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #27

Written by Peter J. Tomasi, art and cover by Patrick Gleason and Drew Geraci.

Witness the grand opening of the new Warriors bar! Then, meet a mysterious new Lantern by the name of Saarek,who can hear the dead. What brings him to Oa -- and why are the dead growing restless?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 13.

INFINITY INC. #12

Written by Peter Milligan, Javier Aranda and David Enebral, cover by Pete Woods.

A Dark Side Club tie-in! The mystery of Professor Fogel and his allegiance to the Dark Side Club are laid bare in this harrowing final issue, in which the Infinity Kids find themselves outmatched in every way! A dream comes to an end, but for Infinity Inc., the nightmare is just beginning.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 6.

JONAH HEX #34

Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, art by Mark Sparacio, cover by Andy Kubert.

All Jonah Hex wanted was some peace and quiet. He built a cabin in the woods, hoping to start a new life away from the lawless world. But what evil deed will call him back to action -- and will he be able to escape his troubled past?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 6.

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #24

Written by Dwayne McDuffie, art and cover by Ed Benes.

Vixen's power issues come to the forefront as Vixen, Black Canary, Zatanna, Hal and The Flash pay a visit to Animal Man. The team must team up with Animal Man to battle a new Justice League villain -- and at stake is control of the Tantu Totem!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #18

Written by Geoff Johns and Alex Ross, art and variant cover by Dale Eaglesham and Ruy Jose, cover by Alex Ross.

Magog is introduced into the DC Universe in "Gog" part 3! The last god of the Third World has walked the Earth delivering good will to men wherever he goes. But out of a violent confrontation comes the birth of the one being the Kingdom Come Superman must stop: Magog! Meanwhile, Starman struggles with his new role on the team and Damage celebrates his. Plus, Power Girl's strange ordeal on Earth-2 leads her to seek out help from an unlikely source.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 27.

THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #45

Written by Jim Shooter, art by and cover by Frances Manapul and John Livesay.

A massive intruder planet has appeared near Jupiter ­ and its gravity is ripping apart the solar system! Under Brainiac 5's guidance, Light Lass and Star Boy fight back, but they'll have to do the impossible ­ moving planets ­ to end the chaos and carnage!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

MANHUNTER #33

Written by Marc Andreyko, art by Michael Gaydos, cover by Liam Sharp.

Manhunter finds a shocking link between the disappearances of immigrant workers and big business -- and that means attorney Kate Spencer's going to court, if she doesn't become a target first!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 6.

THE SPIRIT #20

Written by Sergio Aragones and Mark Evanier, art by Paul Smith, cover by Smith and Walden Wong.

The Spirit swims with the dolphins ­ but murder follows him even among these peaceful creatures!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

WONDER WOMAN #23

Written by Gail Simone, art by Aaron Lopresti and Matt Ryan, cover by Lopresti.

It's the finale of the 4-part "Ends of the Earth" epic! Wonder Woman returns from the darkest corners of the DCU, and she's brought something nasty back with her! And will Diana fall at the scene of her Amazon sisters' greatest tragedy? You've never seen Wonder Woman like this before!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 13.

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DCU TRADE PAPERBACKS

BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS VOL. 1: THE CHRYSALIS TP

Written by Chuck Dixon, art by Julian Lopez, Carlos Rodriguez and Bit, cover by Doug Braithwaite.

Collecting the first five issues of the new action series by acclaimed writer Chuck Dixon! The new Outsiders investigate a strange Omac-like entity ‹ but things are made all the more difficult when the team meets Batman's new recruit!

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on Oct. 1.

BATMAN BLACK & WHITE VOL. 2 TP - NEW EDITION

Written by Brian Azzarello, Harlan Ellison, Paul Levitz, Paul Dini and others, art by Alex Ross, Jim Lee, Tim Sale, Kyle Baker, Dave Gibbons, Mark Buckingham and others, cover by Mike Mignola.

A new edition of the trade paperback collecting stories from Batman: Gotham Knights #1-16 and four stories created for this title, now offered at DC's standard trim size.

176 pages, black and white, $19.99, in stores on Oct. 1.

BATMAN BLACK & WHITE VOL. 3 TP

Written by Ed Brubaker, Darwyn Cooke, Dwayne McDuffie, Mike Mignola and others, art by John Bolton, Alan Davis, Darwyn Cooke, Jason Pearson, Whilce Portacio, Jill Thompson and others, cover by Frank Miller.

This spectacular volume collecting stories from Batman: Gotham Knights #17-49 is offered at DC's standard trim size!

288 pages, black and white, $19.99, in stores on Sept. 17.

BIRDS OF PREY: METROPOLIS OR DUST TP

Written by Sean McKeever, art by Nicola Scott and Doug Hazlewood, cover by Stephane Roux.

A high-tech hazard threatens the streets of Metropolis in this latest BIRDS collection, featuring issues #113-117 of their hit series.

128 pages, $17.99, in stores on Oct. 1.

BLUE BEETLE VOL. 4: ENDGAME TP

Written by John Rogers, Justin Peniston and Jai Nitz, art by Rafael Albuquerque, Andy Kuhn, Mike Norton and Trevor Scott, cover by Albuquerque.

Featuring a story that ties into "The Sinestro Corps War," this volume collects Blue Beetle #20-26. This title also includes the special Spanish language story, along with the script translated into English.

176 pages, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 24.

COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS VOL. 3 TP

Written by Paul Dini, Adam Beechen, Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti, Tony Bedard and Sean McKeever, art by Scott Kolins, Tom Derenick, Jamal Igle, Howard Porter, Jesus Saiz and others, cover by Stefane Roux.

In this third Countdown collection, featuring stories from issues #25-13, Jimmy Olsen's unpredictable super-powers bring him to the attention of Darkseid!

296 pages, $19.99, in stores on Sept. 24.

DC COMICS GOES APE TP

Written by Otto Binder, John Broome, Gardner Fox and others, art by Carmine Infantino, Wayne Boring, George Papp, Ross Andru, C.C. Beck, Jim Starlin and others , cover by Arthur Adams.

You'll go bananas for this new title collecting simian stories from Superboy #76, Superman #138, The Flash (Vol. 1) #127, Detective Comics #339 and 482, Hawkman #16, Wonder Woman #170, Strange Adventures #201, Shazam #9, Super Friends #30 and The Flash (Vol. 2) #151!

168 pages, $19.99, in stores on Oct. 1.

GREEN LANTERN: REVENGE OF THE GREEN LANTERNS TP

Written by Geoff Johns, art by Carlos Pacheco, Ethan Van Sciver, Ivan Reis and others, cover by Simone Bianchi.

In this hard-hitting volume, Green Lantern discovers that Lanterns who were left for dead are alive -- and it's up to Hal to set them free. Collects Green Lantern #7-13.

176 pages, $12.99, in stores on Sept. 24.

DC UNIVERSE ILLUSTRATED BY NEAL ADAMS VOL. 1 HC

Written by Robert Kanigher, Bob Haney, Gardner Fox, Neal Adams, Cary Bates, Len Wein and Howard Liss, art by Neal Adams, Joe Kubert, Nick Cardy, Dick Dillin, Steve Harper and Vince Colletta, cover by Adams.

At last, it's here ­ the first of three hardcover volumes collecting nearly every DC Comics story and cover by Neal Adams not already collected in Green Lantern/Green Arrow, Batman or Deadman titles! Featuring rarely seen stories from Our Army at War #182, 183 and 186, Star Spangled War Stories #134 and 144, Detective Comics #369, Teen Titans #20-22, Action Comics #425, Superman #254, Weird War Tales #12 and 13 and more!

192 pages, $39.99, in stores on Oct. 22.

JLA: SALVATION RUN TP

Written by Bill Willingham and Matthew Sturges, art by Sean Chen and Walden Wong, cover by Joe Corroney.

The 7-issue miniseries spinning out of Countdown to Final Crisis is collected in this new trade paperback. Exiled to a distant hell planet, the villains of the DCU split into two warring factions led by Lex Luthor and The Joker!

192 pages, $19.99, in stores on Sept. 17.

JSA PRESENTS: GREEN LANTERN TP

Written by Steven T. Seagle, Tony Bedard and Junior Thomas, art by John K. Snyder III, Dennis Calero, Staz Johnson, Mike Norton and others, cover by Snyder.

Earth's first Green Lantern, Alan Scott, stars in this new collection with tales from Green Lantern: Brightest Day/Blackest Night and JSA Classified #25 and 32-33, including his battle royal with Solomon Grundy!

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 10.

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: THE TORNADO'S PATH TP

Written by Brad Meltzer, art by Ed Benes and Sandra Hope, cover by Michael Turner.

Brad Meltzer redefines the World's Greatest Super Team for a new generation in this trade paperback collecting issues #1-7 of the new series, with foldout pages, variant covers and much more!

224 pages, $17.99, in stores on Sept. 10.

JUSTICE VOL. 2 TP

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

The second serving of Justice is now available in trade paperback! Featuring the amazing artistry of Alex Ross, this volume collects issues #5-8 of the hit maxiseries!

160 pages, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 24.

KINGDOM COME TP -- NEW EDITION

Written by Mark Waid, art and cover by Alex Ross.

Ross provides a new cover painting for this new edition of Kingdom Cme, which features a deluxe foldout cover only on its first printing! (Subsequent printings will not include the foldout.) This is the unforgettable, best-selling tale of a world spinning inexorably out of control. Waid and Ross weave a tale of youth versus experience, tradition versus change, and what defines a hero. Kingdom Come is a riveting epic that pits the old guard ­ Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and their allies -- against a new, uncompromising generation of heroes.

232 pages, $17.99, in stores on Sept. 10.

THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES: ENEMY RISING HC

Written by Jim Shooter, art by Francis Manapul, Aaron Lopresti and Livesay, cover by Manapul and Livesay.

Collecting Legion of Super-Heroes #37-44, Enemy Rising features the work of legendary, returning Legion writer Jim Shooter, with spectacular art by Francis Manapul! Can Lightning Lad grow into his new role as Legion Leader in time to help the team stop an evil from beyond the fringes of the universe?

192 pages, $19.99, in stores on Oct. 15.

THE NEW TEEN TITANS ARCHIVES VOL. 4 HC

Written by Marv Wolfman, art and cover by George Pérez and Romeo Tanghal.

The 1980s adventures continue in this final Archive edition, collecting New Teen Titans #21-27 and New Teen Titans Annual #1! The Titans' struggle against the hordes of Brother Blood, Starfire's confrontation with her evil sister and more!

224 pages, $49.99, in stores on Oct. 29.

THE PHANTOM STRANGER: THE HEART OF A STRANGER TP

Written by Paul Kupperberg, Mike W. Barr, Paul Levitz, Alan Moore and Dan Mishkin, art by Mike Mignola, P. Craig Russell, Jim Aparo, Gene Colan, Joe Orlando and others, cover by Mignola and Russell.

The celebrated 1987 miniseries featuring art by Mike Mignola is the centerpiece of this new collected edition, which also includes tales from Secret Origins #10!

144 pages, $19.99, in stores on Sept. 17.

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: METAL MEN VOL. 2 TP

Written by Robert Kanigher and Bob Haney, art and cover by Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Gil Kane, Mike Sekowsky and George Roussos, cover by Andru and Esposito.

The Metal Men return in this volume collecting their adventures from Metal Men #16-36 and The Brave and the Bold #66.

528 pages, black and white, $16.99, in stores on Sept. 17.

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: BLACKHAWK VOL. 1 TP

Written by various, art by Dick Dillin, Charles Cuidera and Sheldon Moldoff, cover by Dillin.

The 1950s adventures of The Blackhawks are collected for the first time in this new volume featuring stories from Blackhawk #108-127!

512 pages, black and white, $16.99, in stores on Oct. 1.

SUPERMAN/BATMAN: THE SEARCH FOR KRYPTONITE HC

Written by Michael Green and Mike Johnson, art and cover by Shane Davis and Matt "Batt" Banning.

The adventure from Superman/Batman #44-49 by Michael Green and Mike Johnson, two of the writers of the TV series Heroes, is collected in hardcover! The World's Finest team has a new mission: collect all Kryptonite from across the globe -- no matter who gets in their way!

160 pages, $19.99, in stores on Oct. 22.

SUPERMAN: THE THIRD KRYPTONIAN TP

Written by Kurt Busiek and Dwayne McDuffie, art by Rick Leonardi, Renato Guedes and others, cover by Renato Guedes.

Who -- or what -- is The Third Kryptonian? Find out in this new trade paperback collecting Superman #668-670 and Action Comics #847, plus the backup story from Superman Annual #13!

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 24.

UNCLE SAM AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS: BRAVE NEW WORLD TP

Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, art by Renato Arlem, cover by Dave Johnson.

The 8-issue miniseries is collected in this new trade paperback! In a changing world, how will Uncle Sam and his team fit into a new world order? And how will they stop Red Bee's insectoid invasion -- not to mention saving The Phantom Lady from her own reckless behavior?

192 pages, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 10.

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WILDSTORM TITLES

THE AUTHORITY: WORLD'S END #1

Written by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning and Christos Gage, art by Simon Coleby and Trevor Hairsine, cover by Coleby.

The Authority has survived the cataclysmic events following Number of the Beast -- but just barely! Do they have a hope of rebuilding their "finer world," or is that hope dead and gone? Don't miss the beginning of an astounding new direction for the series! Plus: Part 2 of the John Lynch backup story that began in Wildcats: World's End #1.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 6.

STORMWATCH PHD: WORLD'S END #13

Written by Ian Edginton and Christos Gage, art by Leandro Fernández, Francisco Paronzini and Trevor Hairsine, cover by Leandro Fernández.

After the shattering conclusion to Number of the Best, Jackson King has once again resumed the role of Weatherman, taking StormWatch in a startling new direction! But what role does StormWatch have in this dramatic, deadly new world? Plus: the fourth and final chapter of the John Lynch backup story that began in Wildcats: World's End #1.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

GEN13: WORLD'S END #21

Written by Scott Beatty and Christos Gage, art by Mike Huddleston and Trevor Hairsine, cover by Huddleston.

After jumping through an I.O. teleportation device at the close of their last adventure, the Gen13 kids find themselves in a radically changed world that they never expected! The fallout from Number of the Beast continues as the epic "Teenage Wasteland" begins! Plus: Part 3 of the John Lynch backup story that began in Wildcats: World's End #1.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 13.

WILDCATS: WORLD'S END #2

Written by Christos Gage, art by Neil Googe and Brandon Badeaux, cover by Neil Googe.

The incredible story continues as the new, devastated world is revealed! The Wildcats find themselves battling a former ally 22 one who happens to be among the most powerful super-humans alive. Can the team withstand his assault on the HALO building? Also, a backup story featuring chapter one of a Wetworks tale.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

STORMING PARADISE #2

Written by Chuck Dixon, art by Butch Guice and Eduardo Barreto, cover by Guice.

The bloody tale of World War II and Operation Olympus continues as the first U.S. Marines storm the beaches of Japan! But the Land of the Rising Sun will not consider surrender, and every man, woman and child is prepared to make the Americans pay for their impudence. The battle that could have been is only just beginning in this amazing alternate world epic!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 6.

CHUCK #3

Written by Peter Johnson and Zev Barow, art by Jeremy Haun and Phil Noto, cover by Kristian Donaldson.

The miniseries based on the NBC television series continues! Chuck Bartowski and his friends continue their globe-trotting, action-packed adventure as they head into the sultry jungles of South America. Does the beautiful rogue agent who suddenly takes an interest in Chuck have his best interests at heart? Who cares? She's hot!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 13.

NUMBER OF THE BEAST TP

Written by Christos Gage, art and cover by Chris Sprouse and Karl Story.

Collecting the stunning 8-issue miniseries! WildStorm's seminal super heroes, The Paladins, are in for a rough day when they discover that the Apocalypse has begun! But how does a secret from WildStorm's troubled past hold the key to a nightmarish tomorrow?

192 pages, $19.99, in stores on Sept. 24.

CASEY BLUE: BEYOND TOMORROW #4

Written by B. Clay Moore, art and cover by Carlo Barberi and Jacob Eguren.

Casey Blue is quickly losing control of her life. First, she killed a man using martial arts she doesn't even know. Then, she nearly killed an FBI agent investigating the murder, again using fighting techniques she's never learned. Can a strange neighbor provide any insight into her erratic, dangerous behavior?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

DC/WILDSTORM: DREAMWAR #5

Written by Keith Giffen, art by Lee Garbett and Trevor Scott, cover by Gene Ha.

Things are looking grim for the heroes from both universes. The onslaught of an enraged mother nature and the always-psychotic villains of the DCU are proving to be more than the combined might of both universes' heroes can handle.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

EX MACHINA #39

Written by Brian K. Vaughan, art by Tony Harris and Jim Clark, cover by Harris.

In the shocking conclusion to "Dirty Tricks," the groundwork is laid for the epic tragedy that superhero-turned-mayor Mitchell Hundred first hinted at back in the series' very first issue.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE AUTHORITY: JACK HAWKSMOOR #6

Written by Michael Costa, art by Fiona Staples, cover by Cully Hamner.

He's been smashed, crushed, shot, blown up, half drowned, manipulated, heartbroken, robbed of his powers and teleported all over the earth. Now, an exhausted Jack Hawksmoor meets the biggest challenge of his life: the awesome God of Cities!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

THE LOST BOYS: REIGN OF FROGS #4

Written by Hans Rodionoff, art by Joel Gomez, cover by Jonathan Wayshak.

It's the final confrontation between the Frog brothers and the head vampire -- but will it be too late to save Sam Emerson?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

SUPERNATURAL: RISING SON #5

Written by Peter Johnson and Rebecca Dessertine, art by Diego Olmos, cover by Dustin Nguyen.

After John's shattering realization last issue, he must come to terms about the possibility of who or what Sam is ­ and what to do about him. But will his decision be made for him when Sam disappears from their motel room? Could the mysterious black car that's been following them hold the answer?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

WORLD OF WARCRAFT #10

Written by Walter Simonson, art by Jon Buran and Jerome K. Moore, covers by Samwise Didier and Ludo Lullabi.

In Stormwind, Prince Anduin digs into the disappearance of his father, King Varian. Meanwhile, Lo'Gosh, Thargas, Valeera and Broll continue to fight the Dark Irons as they search for Thargas' brother, Hjalmar. This unique group must summon the strength to face insurmountable odds -- but at what cost?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

THE X-FILES SPECIAL #0

Written by Frank Spotnitz, art by Brian Denham, photo cover, variant cover by Brian Denham

The hit motion picture and television franchise returns to comics! With July's release of the brand-new X-Files blockbuster, WildStorm joins Mulder and Scully in a previously untold story from the film's cowriter and producer Frank Spotnitz!

40 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 23.

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VERTIGO TITLES

AIR #1

Written by G. Willow Wilson, art and cover by M.K. Perker.

Ladies and gentlemen, there's been a change in our flight plan.

You may have heard of a group called the Etesian Front -- vigilantes dedicated to taking the skies back from terrorism. Sounds like a noble cause, right? But there's more to them than meets the eye.

They're after someone I know. Someone who is either an average frequent flier -- or a terrorist. And he's got a secret. Something that will change the way we fly -- and the way we see technology -- forever.

To find him, we've altered course. We're en route to a country that doesn't exist on any maps. Only one person knows how to get us there: me.

My name is Blythe, and I'll be your stewardess today. So buckle your seatbelts -- this will be the flight of your life.

40 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

CAIRO SC

Written by G. Willow Wilson, art and cover by M.K. Perker.

The original graphic novel by breakout talent G. Willow Wilson, a Cairo-based journalist, with art by renowned illustrator M.K. Perker, is now available in trade paperback! The creative team behind the new monthly series AIR brings together ancient and modern Middle East with a Vertigo twist. A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East's largest metropolis.

This magical-realism thriller interweaves the fates of a drug runner, a down-on-his-luck journalist, an American expatriate, a young activist and an Israeli soldier as they race through bustling present-day Cairo to find an artifact of unimaginable power, one protected by a dignified jinn and sought by a wrathful gangster-magician. But the vastness of Africa's legendary City of Victory extends into a spiritual realm -- the Undernile -- and even darker powers lurk there...

160 pages, black and white, $17.99, in stores on Sept. 24.

100 BULLETS #94

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

As the series speeds toward its epic conclusion, key players and old friends in the 100 Bullets saga meet for the first time, but will these be friendly encounters? The smart money's on "no."

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 13.

100 BULLETS VOL. 12: DIRTY TP

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

In this volume collecting issues #84-88 of the award-winning series, more members of The Trust fall, and one family head reaches out to a semi-retired Minuteman for help and protection. But with blood in the water and Graves and his soldiers making a final push for total control, will this old-timer be able to stop the massacre?

128 pages, $12.99, in stores on Sept. 17.

FABLES: COVERS BY JAMES JEAN HC

By James Jean, foreword by Bill Willingham.

Now, for the first time, the Fables covers by James Jean, winner of multiple Eisner and Harvey Awards, whose diverse clients include Prada and Pepsi, are collected in one volume! Perfect for any art-book library or Fables completist, this volume includes never-before-seen sketch material, along with insightful commentary and remarkable insights into Jean's creative process. Also included is a afterword by celebrated Fables writer/creator Bill Willingham. Designed and annotated by the artist, this deluxe, oversized hardcover includes 10 vellum sleeve inserts, an embossed case and other fine art details.

208 pages, $39.99, in stores on Oct. 29.

ARMY@LOVE: THE ART OF WAR #1

Written by Rick Veitch, art and cover by Rick Veitch and Gary Erskine.

What's the matter, bunky? Quagmire in the Middle East got you down? Economy in the toilet? Closest thing you've got to a social life these days is your MySpace page? Then have we got the miniseries for you! Laugh your troubles away as Season Two of the satire follows the raucous misadventures of a group of U.S. soldiers fighting the war that modern marketing says is winnable.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 6.

DMZ #34

Written by Brian Wood, art by Riccardo Burchielli, cover by Wood.

The dramatic conclusion to the 6-part "Blood in the Game"! Election day. The very future of the DMZ rests in the hands of the voters. The stakes are massive, and Matty and the Delgado Nation are out to keep the peace and bear witness to any intimidation or violence. Will Delgado show? Will it be "by the people, for the people" or just the same old same old?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 13.

HELLBLAZER #247

Written by Jason Aaron, art by Leonardo Manco, cover by Lee Bermejo.

Lord Burnham and the cannibalistic war mage Mako have joined forces to hunt for the legendary Laughing Magician. But first, they must find John Constantine, who is himself about to realize that he finally may have met his match.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

HELLBLAZER PRESENTS: CHAS -- THE KNOWLEDGE #2

Written by Simon Oliver, art by Goran Sudzuka, cover by Glenn Fabry.

A demon is loose in London, and where's John Constantine? On a beach in Ibiza with a mai tai and a Brazilian model. That leaves Chas alone to solve a bloody mystery ­ but when one of his old friends goes missing and a new friend emerges to turn his life upside down, saving the city is the last thing on Chas's overburdened mind.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 6.

HOUSE OF MYSTERY #4

Written by Matthew Sturges and Bill Willingham, art by Luca Rossi and Michael Allred, cover by Sam Weber.

In part 4 of the 5-part "Room and Boredom," things are going from bad to worse for our heroine Fig Keele ­ she's starting to believe that she may never actually escape from the House of Mystery, and that the people she's trapped with may be less friendly than they appear. But the greatest danger, she will soon realize, comes from the House itself.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 6.

JACK OF FABLES #26

Written by Bill Willingham and Matthew Sturges, art by Russ Braun and Andrew Pepoy, cover by Brian Bolland.

Part 2 of the 3-part "Turning Pages" stars former wallflower Priscilla Page. It's chock-full of car crashes, brutal violence, shoplifting and the horrors of mime -- not to mention our fearless protagonist Jack facing off against a horrific monster.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

MADAME XANADU #3

Written by Matt Wagner, art and cover by Amy Reeder Hadley

The hands of fate keep on ticking! In the court of Kublai Khan, an ageless seer who's taken the name Madame Xanadu tries to forget her endless past ­ but half the globe and nearly a millennium of history do little to conceal her from destiny.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

NORTHLANDERS #9

Written by Brian Wood, art by Dean Ormston, cover by Massimo Carnevale.

An all-new story arc begins! Lindisfarne, England: An ancient center of religion and learning, and the infamous site of the first Viking raid. Described as "demons from hell," the Vikings kicked it off with a vicious attack on a monastery. See it all from the perspective of a native ­ a young Saxon boy who dreams of the larger world, of better things, of heroes and myths and foreign gods. Are the Vikings what he's been waiting for?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

SCALPED #20

Written by Jason Aaron, art by Davide Furno, cover by Tim Bradstreet.

The steamiest arc yet comes to a close as more secrets of Carol's past are revealed, including why she so deeply despises her father, Red Crow. Also, Dash makes a dark and fateful decision that will forever affect his future on the rez.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 20.

SCALPED VOL. 3: DEAD MOTHERS TP

Written by Jason Aaron, art by R.M. Guera and John Paul Leon, cover by Dave Johnson.

In this third volume, collecting issues #12-18, undercover FBI agent Dashiell Bad Horse's home reservation wakes up the morning after the opening of the Crazy Horse Casino to find that two women have been murdered during the night. It's up to Dash to find the killers and, in the process, come to grips with his relationship with his own mother.

168 pages, $17.99, in stores on August 20.

THE UN-MEN #13

Written by John Whalen, art by Mike Hawthorne, cover by Tomer Hanuka.

Final issue. The curtain falls on the freak show. Vertigo's strange band of mutants and misfits save the best for last in this powerfully perverse conclusion to The Un-Men. Cranius "The Living Brain" perpetrates his sickest crime yet, Kilcrop discovers the tragic secret of Niko's past, and Aberrance erupts in a bloodbath that puts the carnage back in "carny."

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 27.

THE VINYL UNDERGROUND #11

Written by Si Spencer, art by Simon Gane and Ryan Kelly, cover by Sean Phillips.

Detective Caulfield has a proposition for the Vinyl Underground ­ if they can find Morrison and actually deal with what he has become. Suicide bridge and crumbling angels feature heavily in this riveting issue.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 6.

YOUNG LIARS #6

Written by David Lapham, art and cover by Lapham.

Despite last issue's excruciating events, Danny races to find Sadie before Truman and Annie lead her into the Pinkerton's death trap. And what happened between Danny and Sadie in that alleyway all those months ago? As bad as you thought it was ­ it's worse, as the first story arc comes to a head.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 13.

Y: THE LAST MAN DELUXE EDITION BOOK 1 HC

Written by Brian K. Vaughan, art by Pia Guerra and Jose Marzan, Jr., cover by Massimo Carnevale.

The first ten issues of are collected in an oversized hardcover with a new cover!

256 pages, $29.99, in stores on Oct. 15.

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FAMILY DYNAMIC #1

Written by J. Torres, art by Tim Levins and Dan Davis, cover by Sean Galloway.

Pyralis! Sirocco! Troylus! Terran! This is The Family Dynamic, defenders of Storm City who use their mystical Elemental Rings to battle the forces of evil. But what happens when members of their extended family want in on the superhero action? They say the family that plays together stays together ­ but does that count when they're playing the good guys? Find out in this new 6-issue mini-series.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on August 27.

BILLY BATSON AND THE MAGIC OF SHAZAM! #2

Written, art and cover by Mike Kunkel.

Billy learns that there is a new kid at school -- good luck making friends! Theo Adam has magically returned from banishment, and in the process he's completely forgotten the magic word that changes him into Black Adam! What he does know is that Billy has the same power, so he's going to do everything he can to get the secret word out of Billy ­ even if it means joining Billy's school and playing nice.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on August 6.

SUPER FRIENDS #6

Written by Sholly Fisch, art by Dario Brizuela, cover by J. Bone.

You're invited to a special day: The Challenge of The Super Friends! Thrill as our heroes design special traps for each other at a charity event. Chill as those traps are sabotaged by the Key! How will they escape?

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on August 20.

THE BATMAN STRIKES! #48

Written by Russell Lissau, art by Christopher Jones and Terry Beatty, cover by Andie Tong.

Green Lantern and Batman must work together to keep Mr. Freeze from sending Gotham City into an endless ice age!

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on August 13.

THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES IN THE 31ST CENTURY #17

Written by J. Torres, art by Sanford Greene, cover by Alexander Serra.

A distress call from a stranded United Planets ship pits the Legion against a gang of Thanagarian pirates ­ and they're not exactly carrying on Hawkman's heroic legacy! The team will have to call in the big guns, but their best hope is 1,000 years away.

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on August 13.

TINY TITANS #7

Written by Art Baltazar and Franco, art and cover by Baltazar.

Get ready for a Tiny Titans trip to space! Join the gang as they journey through the galaxy to help Starfire clean her room. And find out what happens at your local Bird Scouts meeting. Plus, Supergirl stops by to save the day!

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on August 13.

CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #28

Written by Brandon Sawyer, Jim Alexander and Tom Warburton, art by Jay Stephens, Mike Manley, Ethen Beavers and Maurice Fontenot, cover by Jay Stephens.

Secret Saturdays premieres on Cartoon Network this month, and we're celebrating with an all-new Secret Saturdays adventure! Plus, a new Kids Next Door mission and a bedtime story from Samurai Jack's foe Aku!

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on August 20.

CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #48

Written by Tom Sheppard, John Rozum and Jason Hernandez-Rosenblatt, art by Andy Suriano, Phil Moy and Matthew I. Jenkins, cover by Stephanie Gladden.

Adam and Jake battle each other in a game of Ultimate Fetch! Plus, Dexter leaves his lab for another dimension, and the Powerpuff Girls need your help solving a mystery!

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on August 27.

LOONEY TUNES #165

Written by Frank Strom and Sholly Fisch, art by Scott Gross, Dave Alvarez, Pablo Zamboni, Jorge Pacheco, Mike DeCarlo and Horacio Ottolini, cover by Scott Gross.

It's the race of the year as Speedy Gonzales and The Road Runner finally face off! Unfortunately, it looks like Sylvester and Wile E. Coyote may be planning some dangerous detours!

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on August 6.

SCOOBY-DOO #135

Written by John Rozum and Darryl Kravitz, art by Scott Gross and Roberto Barrios, cover by John Rozum.

Ever wonder what those Scooby-Doo villains are up to when they aren't busy trying to chase off the Mystery Inc. gang? Now's your chance to find out as Captain Cutler finds himself up against Those Meddling Kids!

32 pages, $2.25, in stores on August 20.

MAD #492

Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots

Too hot to go out? Grab a cool drink and settle in with MAD!

48 pages, black and white, $4.99, in stores on August 13.

MAD KIDS #12

Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots.

The start of school is just around the corner -- now's the time to have some laughs with MAD KIDS!

48 pages, black and white, $4.99, in stores on August 20.



CMX TITLES

THE GIRL WHO RUNS THROUGH TIME VOL. 1

Illustrated by Gaku Tsugano, original story by Yasutaka Tsutsui

Based on a popular Japanese story that has been adapted into both manga and film, The Girl Who Runs Through Time shows that even though we might think the ability to change the past would be a great gift, it can also have some unexpected consequences. Kazuko is a high school senior who has no idea what she wants to do in the future. Alone one day after school, she discovers a broken beaker in the science lab. She smells something sweet in the air, passes out, and finds herself transported back to her own past! Will Kazuko use her ability to travel through time wisely or selfishly?

196 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Sept. 24.

THE FLAT EARTH/EXCHANGE VOL. 2

Written and Illustrated by Toshimi Nigoshi.

Heading back to the Wasteland, where he originally emerged from his suspended state, Kotaro encounters a nomadic group of humans who were put to sleep around the same time as he was but who "woke up" before him. He also learns why the humans were first put into hibernation. This explosive information is sure to shake up the androids!

208 pages, black and white, $9.99.

GO GO HEAVEN!! VOL. 7

Written and Illustrated by Keiko Yamada.

Tragedy strikes Shirayuki's parents, but she has no time to process her feelings. Prince has found a way to make Shirayuki human again...but it could result in his own death! Later, the stage is set for a final confrontation with Shirayuki's evil, all-powerful "Dark Half." It's not just Shirayuki's life that's at stake, though -- the fates of both Heaven and Hell could hang in the balance!

192 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Sept. 3.

MOON CHILD VOL. 12

Written and Illustrated by Reiko Shimizu.

Teruto's cunning plan to drive a wedge between his sibling, Benjamin, and her true love, Art, continues! Teruto uses his psychic powers to make Art think Benjamin is behind recent world catastrophes. Will Teruto's plans for a Russian nuclear power plant begin the Earth's ruin as predicted by the mer-people?

208 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Sept. 10.

MUSASHI #9 VOL. 16

Written and Illustrated by Miyuki Takahashi.

In Blue Memories, #19 continues to recall an early mission with #9: to dispose of dangerous chemical weapons stolen by the Russian mafia after the fall of Communism ­ enough to kill the entire population of a major city. Can even Ultimate Blue overcome the Russian mob armed with deadly chemical weapons?

192 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Sept. 17.

STEEL FIST RIKU VOL. 2

Written and Illustrated by Jyutaroh Nishino.

Years ago, Riku's adoptive father, Rocky, destroyed another man's dojo. Now the man has grown old and wealthy, but he still carries the bitterness of that incident. In fact, he's been training his grandson to become a crack martial artist so he can get revenge. But when the grandson arrives, Rocky's away, so Riku is forced to fight. Will this challenger finally humble the girl with the steel fist?

162 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Sept. 24.

TERU TERU x SHONEN VOL. 3

Written and Illustrated by Shigeru Takao.

As if things weren't crazy enough, Chiyo, a female ninja from Saizo's village, arrives in Tokyo to challenge Shinobu at the school's upcoming athletics festival. Chiyo's got a thing for Saizo and if she wins, she's going to take him back home with her. Saizo may not feel the same towards Chiyo, but his adopted brother Sasuke sure does, making this whole situation even more complicated!

192 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Sept. 3.

YOUNG MAGICIAN VOL. 13

Written and Illustrated by Yuri Narushima.

Besieged by attacks from hordes of magicians under the direction of Ark -- the Magician King -- Ibuki, Carno and Levi have gone into retreat. But they are not likely to find much peace sequestered in an ancient fortress built by a necromancer, as the remains of many souls are sealed inside. The energy from these souls has rattled Carno, and it may be too much for his volatile personality.

200 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Sept. 17.

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MINX TITLES

EMIKO SUPERSTAR

Written by Mariko Tamaki, art and cover by Steve Rolston.

A borrowed diary, a double life and identity issues fuel a teenager's quest to find herself before she cracks and commits social suicide. Watch Emi go from dull, suburban babysitter to eclectic urban art star compliments of one crazy summer!

176 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Oct. 1.

JANES IN LOVE

Written by Cecil Castellucci, art and cover by Jim Rugg

The art attacks continue in this sequel to the graphic novel The Plain Janes. The coolest clique of misfits ever plays Cupid and becomes entangled in affairs of the heart. P.L.A.I.N. -- People Loving Art In Neighborhoods -- goes global when the art gang procures a spot in the Metro City Museum of Modern Art Contest. And the Janes will discover that in art and love, the normal rules don't always apply.

176 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Sept. 10.




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