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TRINITY #27-31

Written by Kurt Busiek and Fabian Nicieza, art by Mark Bagley/Art Thibert, Scott McDaniel/Andy Owens, Tom Derenick/Wayne Faucher and Mike Norton, covers by Jim Lee/Scott Williams and Carlos Pacheco/Jesus Merino.

The Dark Trinity, having revealed a traitor in their midst, attempts to take the newly ordered world by storm with a new recruit by their side! Meanwhile, find out exactly where the original Trinity -- Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman -- are and what's become of them and the strange new world they inhabit!

32 pages, in stores on Dec. 3, Dec. 10, Dec. 17, Dec. 24 and Dec. 31.


Written by Grant Morrison and Peter J. Tomasi, art by Frank Quitely and various, covers by Frank Quitely and Jim Lee/Scott Williams.

Finally, the secrets of this year's most talked about event can be revealed! Witness how Darkseid's death shattered the Multiverse, creating continuity ripples throughout the DC Universe! Submit to Darkseid and read the full Anti-Life Equation!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 24.


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

Lightning strikes again in the DC Universe! The Crisis of the 31st Century continues as a great hero falls and another returns to help Superman and the Legion combat the murderous Superboy-Prime! Meanwhile, the Time Trapper makes his move against the three Legion founders, Polar Boy's bizarre mission comes to an end and Superman makes a shocking discovery that will redefine the terms of this war.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 24.


Written by Greg Rucka, art and covers by Philip Tan and Jonathan Glapion.

The sky rains blood, Darkseid's legion of slaves rampage across the planet, and in Gotham City, The Question and Huntress struggle to defend the few men, women and children who remain free. But without the Spectre, do they even have a chance against the might of Cain and the Spear of Destiny? The final battle is at hand, and the fate of the DCU hangs in the balance.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 31.


Written by Marv Wolfman, art by Rick Leonardi, cover by Walter Simonson, variant cover by Andrew Robinson.

In New York City, crime is on the rise, and terror fills the streets. Gang warfare is escalating, and metahumans are being drafted into battle. Through the corruption and lawlessness, one man emerges to right the wrongs as only he can. So when a Super Hero conspiracy plot is brought to light, the Vigilante returns to find the traitor and mete out his own brand of justice -- with extreme prejudice! Continuing the street-level adventures of the mysterious new crime fighter introduced in the pages of Nightwing.

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


Written, art and cover by Billy Tucci.

Sgt. Rock and Easy Co. find themselves cut off behind enemy lines and surrounded by thousands of troops. In a driving rainstorm, Easy is soon ambushed by an overwhelming and elite enemy contingent and must battle hand-to-hand for their lives -- with disastrous consequences and the loss of one of their most beloved members.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 3.


Written by Keith Giffen and Robert Loren Fleming, art by Giffen and Al Milgrom, cover by Darwyn Cooke.

The last issue takes readers deep into the mind of Ambush Bug. The other 21 pages will be just as exciting.

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


Written by Jai Nitz, art and cover by Phil Hester and Ande Parks.

The death of El Diablo! Chato Santana has been possessed by a gun-slinging spirit of vengeance. But what he's keeping inside will now be the death of him! If the gangsters out for Chato's blood don't kill him, the demons hunting El Diablo will. Trapped between two worlds, he'll discover even the DCU heroes are looking to send him to Hell!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 3.


Written by G. Willow Wilson, art by Cafu, cover by Josh Middleton.

As the Justice League infiltrates Zambesi and uncovers a horrifying Intergang plot, Vixen's new spiritual guide puts her recovery from near-death to the test -- but can she trust either him or the Tantu Totem that's caused so much trouble lately?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 3.


Written by Sean McKeever, art and cover by Joe Bennett and Jack Jadson.

Dreadbolt faces a terrible decision, and his choice could elevate him in the Clock King's eyes -- but at an unthinkable cost. Meanwhile, the tournament between teen metas continues, and the fate of the winners and losers becomes clearer as the Clock King's ultimate plan comes to light. Ravager's role in the plan also becomes clearer, and she is beginning to openly rebel. So, to sweeten the deal, she is granted the honor of fighting the Dark Side Club's hidden and true champion -- one she could never have expected!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 3.

TERRA #3-4

Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, art and cover by Amanda Conner.

Worlds collide as only our heroine, the ground-breaking Terra, can stop the carnage! Still struggling to discover the secrets of her past, Terra also has to square off against the earth-shattering might of Geo-Force and a visit from Power Girl. What is the secret of Strata? Who is the Astronaut God? And how does all this impact Terra's life?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 3 and Dec. 17.


Written by Judd Winick, art and cover by Howard Porter.

There's a traitor in the Titans' midst, and the entire Tower is under lockdown until the team can discover which member could betray them. The problem is, there's no real way to investigate, since the traitor is now a sleeper agent!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10.


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

Teen guest stars galore! With only four members left, it's time for the Teen Titans to hold a recruitment drive! Who will make the cut, and who will be sent packing? Who will refuse to even show up, and who will bring a boatload of trouble with them?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 31.


Written by Keith Giffen, art by Tom Derenick/Bill Sienkiewicz and Chad Hardin/Walden Wong, cover by Justiano.

Pull up a front-row seat for a violent rampage through Hell! Dr. Occult finally meets up with the mystic alliance in Purgatory, and the new power in Hell threatens to change the meaning of life and death in the DCU!

40 pages, $3.50, in stores on Dec. 24.


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

The exciting conclusion of this epic space story draws to a dramatic conclusion, and everyone in the universe shows up to see who will stand victorious.

40 pages, $3.50, in stores on Dec. 24.


Written by Gail Simone, art by Nicola Scott and Doug Hazlewood, cover by Scott.

It's Viva Las Vegas for DC's most dangerous and demented team as the mysterious Junior tightens the noose around all their necks! That squeeze pushes one Secret Six member towards a life-threatening hazard that proves once and for all that rest-stop bathrooms really should be avoided at all costs! Plus, the new sixth member has joined the team, but is she really willing to stick with the Six all the way to Gotham with half the villains in the DC universe chasing them?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10.


Written by Dan Jurgens and Ron Marz, art by Wes Craig, Dan Davis, Andie Tong and Mark McKenna, cover by Brad Walker.

The fate of the Tangent Earth stands in the crosshairs! It will take the combined efforts of two worlds to save billions of lives! It's Superman vs. Superman -- and when the dust clears only one of them will be left standing!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 17.


Written by Bruce Jones, art by Al Barrionuevo and Walden Wong, cover by Kevin Nowlan.

Colonel Jape goes over the edge! Tomahawk, Enemy Ace and the rest of the time-lost warriors must contend with their crazed leader while Trang goes into labor -- in the middle of a blockbuster dinosaur battle royal!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 31.


Written by James Robinson and Geoff Johns, art by Renato Guedes and Jose Magalhaes, cover by Alex Ross, variant cover by Chris Sprouse.

"New Krypton" part 9! Violence breaks out on Earth as the Kryptonians, enraged by humanity's treatment of them and their newly passed anti-Kryptonian laws, strike back! Imagine 100,000 people, each with the powers of Superman but lacking his humanity -- and they're angry!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 31.

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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! Hold on to your faces, cause they're about to be rocked off thanks to this thrilling issue, which sees Batman and Robin track down the homicidal Clown Prince of Crime!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 31.


Written by Dennis O'Neil, art and cover by Guillem March, variant cover by Tony Daniel.

"Last Days of Gotham" part 1 of 2! Longtime Batman writer and editor Dennis O'Neil returns to The Dark Knight for this special two-part tale."Last Days of Gotham" dives into the soul of a city that has lost its most famous citizen, its favorite son, its beloved protector. How will Gotham City react in the wake of the horrible tragedy that has befallen The Caped Crusader?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 3.


Written by Dennis O'Neil, art and cover by Guillem March, variant cover by Tony Daniel.

"Last Days of Gotham" part 2 of 2! In a world without a Batman, what happens when Commissioner Gordon lights the Bat-signal, in desperate need of assistance against the growing tide of crime sweeping his city? What does Nightwing do when his longtime partner fails to aid him in yet another of Two-Face's villainous assaults against Gotham? Without The Dark Knight to protect its walls, Gotham City may be facing its final days!

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


Written by Kevin Smith, art by Walt J. Flanagan and Sandra Hope, cover by Adam Kubert, variants by Bill Sienkiewicz.

It's Batman vs. The Joker vs. Onomatopoeia in one of the craziest Batman adventures. Will Batman be able to uncover the relationship between The Joker and Onomatopoeia in time to keep them from destroying Gotham City? Or are these villains too much for The Caped Crusader?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 31.


Written by Adam Beechen, art by Jim Calafiore and Mark McKenna, cover by Andy Clarke.

Batgirl's road to redemption at last brings her face-to-face with master assassin David Cain! It's daughter versus father in all-out final combat. Will Batgirl find her ultimate vengeance and kill again? Or will she be killed? All the questions will be answered.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 17.


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

You'd better watch outŠIt's Christmas in Gotham City, and Midnight's reign of terror continues to unfold! As Batman's relationship with Detective April Clarkson heats up the holiday season, the maniacal Midnight turns his attention towards her as well, and vows to make the season bright...with her blood! Oh, the ho-ho-horror!

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


Written by Peter J. Tomasi, art by Don Kramer and Jay Leisten, cover by Georges Jeanty.

Nightwing has saved New York City from Two-Face, but that doesn't mean that he's saved himself -- or that Two-Face is through with him. Nightwing will be forced to confront the madman in Arkham Asylum then face dire changes to his personal life as he deals with the aftereffects of "Batman R.I.P." and makes the ultimate leap!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10.

ROBIN #181

Written by Fabian Nicieza, art and cover by Freddie E. Williams II.

Red Robin is revealed, and Anarky is unleashed in Gotham City! A daring jailhouse rescue rips the GCPD apart, forcing the Spoiler to live up to her name! Plus, Oracle and Jason Bard team up again! And while all this is going on, where is Robin? Maybe he's M.I.A.... or is it R.I.P.?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 17.


Written by Andrew Kreisberg, art by Scott McDaniel and Andy Owens, cover by Stephane Roux.

"Rights" part 3 of 4! In an attempt to gain insight into this new kind of criminal The Joker represents in Gotham, Batman goes undercover to share the lunatic's cell in the Gotham City Police Department's holding pen! And a rogue officer hunts down Commissioner Gordon!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10.


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

Can Simon learn how to change his ghoulish appearance? Gus thinks so, but is Simon up to the task? Meanwhile, Tom follows the trail of the murderous stranger, and begins to realize that his crimes may somehow be connected to Simon!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10.


Written by Frank Tieri, art by Ryan Benjamin and Saleem Crawford, cover by Jim Calafiore and Jack Purcell.

In the wake of "Batman R.I.P.," the Outsiders have come to a crossroads. The team splinters apart, confused and unsure without their leader. Shunned by her former teammates, Batgirl turns to one of the only people she can trust -- Nightwing. But the two soon realize they have very different views on keeping the legacy of Batman alive.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 17.

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Written by Sterling Gates, art by Jamal Igle and Keith Champagne, cover by Josh Middleton, variant cover by Chris Sprouse.

"New Krypton" part 8! In the aftermath of Action Comics #872, the city of Kandor is rocked to its core and Supergirl angrily unleashes her full power! The Kryptonian population is pushed to its limits and the mystery of one of Kandor's vigilantes gets deeper and deeper! Meanwhile, just what is Cat Grant smiling about? And what's her latest article have to say about the Girl of Steel?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 17.


Written by Geoff Johns, art by Pete Woods, cover by Alex Ross, variant cover by Stephane Roux.

"New Krypton" part 7! As Superman attempts to free the other cities and abductees from Brainiac's ship -- including the original monster military unit, the Creature Commandos -- Lex Luthor experiments on Brainiac himself. Meanwhile, rebuilt and out for blood, Metallo and Reactron attack, and a major turning point for one of our characters sheds a dark shadow across all that is good.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10.


Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, art and cover by Phil Noto.

On a distant world under a red sun, Superman and Supergirl struggle to survive. Encountering a strange tribe of aliens, Superman is given a vision of the future while Supergirl is left to fend for herself. Elsewhere, the Apokoliptian woman known as Maelstrom continues her quest to become the bride of evil incarnate!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores nn Dec. 3 and Dec. 17.


Written by Michael Green and Mike Johnson, art by Rags Morales and John Dell, cover by Morales.

The now super-powered Dark Knight takes his crusade worldwide, but one man stands in his way: his original protege, Nightwing! Meanwhile, the all-too-human Superman teams up with Zatanna to unravel the mystery behind the loss of his powers!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 17.


Written by Kevin VanHook, art and cover by Tom Mandrake.

Destroy all monsters! The Man of Steel and the Dark Knight Detective ­ with help from their own supernatural expert Etrigan, the Demon ­ battle Dr. Combs and his vampire and werewolf horde for the fate of all of Gotham City. But when the good doctor invokes a Lovecraftian beast to join the fight, it will be the ultimate monster mash for Superman and Batman!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10 and Dec. 31.

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

"Boundaries" comes to its explosive conclusion as Doctor Polaris and Blue Beetle face off! Beetle's life is at stake and so are the futures of two communities already fractured by in-fighting!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 31.


Written by Tony Bedard, art by Scott McDaniel and Andy Owens, cover by Frank Quitely.

After their intense encounter with The Joker last issue, Oracle and Black Canary take a much needed breather. Of course, vacations don't always go as planned and this one's plagued by one threat after another!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 17.


Written by Dan Jurgens, with art and cover by Jurgens and Norm Rapmund.

Booster Gold creator Dan Jurgens takes over as writer to kick off the 4-part "Reality Lost" storyline! With the timestream inexplicably altered and Rip Hunter missing, Booster Gold travels into the past to fix the anomaly before they're wiped out of time forever! Luckily, Booster gets a hand from none other than the Elongated Man!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10.


Written by David Hine, art and cover by Doug Braithwaite and Bill Reinhold.

Green Lantern and Phantom Stranger are summoned to a dangerous new world! Beautiful and otherworldly, this planet looks like nothing you've seen before. But its civilization hides a secret strange enough to overpower the Stranger!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 17.


Written by Alan Burnett, Franco Aureliani, Art Baltazar, Dan DiDio and others, art by Rodolfo Migliari, Kevin Maguire, Ian Churchill, Tim Levins, Yishan Li and others, cover by Frank Quitely.

Celebrate the holiday as the Justice League of America host a surprise party guest! Dr. Light aids with the Festival of Lights and Nightwing delivers a special gift to Robin. Plus the super-secret origin of Santa Claus!

80 pages, $5.99, in stores on Dec. 17.


Written by Alan Burnett, art by Carlo Barberi and Drew Geraci, cover by Brian Stelfreeze.

"This Was Your Life, Wally West" concludes! As Flash stands alone without his powers or family to support him, only one question remains -- is this end of the Fastest Man Alive?

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


Written by Andrew Kreisberg, art by Mike Norton and John Floyd, cover by Ladronn.

New series writer Andrew Kreisberg introduces a new era for Green Arrow and Black Canary! As Connor and Speedy head off on their own and leave the married vigilantes truly alone together for the first time, a new villain gives Ollie cause to reflect on just how much his life has changed!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10.


Written by Geoff Johns, art by Ivan Reis and Oclair Albert, cover by Shane Davis and Sandra Hope.

The prelude to "The Blackest Night" marches on with "Rage of the Red Lanterns" part 3! Hal Jordan continues his journey into the deepest depths of Ysmault, unlocking the strange secrets behind Atrocitus's crimson power and witnessing a bizarre prophecy all his own.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 31.


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

A prelude to "Blackest Night" chapter! As the growing power of the Star Sapphires intensifies, the next law is burned into the Book Of Oa by the Guardians resulting in further life-altering reverberations amongst the personal lives of the Corps. Meanwhile Kyle and Natu battle Kryb for the soul of Lantern Amnee and Matoo's infant son.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10.


Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, art and cover by Jordi Bernet.

A former lawman, brought low by his dealings with Hex in the past, exacts his revenge. His plan is going well so far -- he has beat Jonah into submission, dragged him to the desert, and is watching him die of thirst -- but plans tend to go awry around Jonah Hex!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 3.


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

The Shadow Cabinet has stolen the mortal remains of Dr. Light. The Justice League has vowed to bring them down. Plus, Shadow Thief has returned deadlier than ever before, and you won't believe the source of his new powers.

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


Written by Geoff Johns and Alex Ross, art by Ross and Dale Eaglesham/Nathan Massengill, cover by Ross, variant cover by Eaglesham/Massengill.

Concluding the sequel to Kingdom Come and featuring several pages of painted interiors by Alex Ross! The Justice Society have had their greatest wishes granted, but at what deadly price? As war breaks out among the Justice Society, the cost of Gog's watchful eye comes to light. But removing Gog from Earth will cost more than they could ever imagine. This finale will leave the Justice Society torn apart...and see a new team rise out of the ashes!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 31.


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

Timber Wolf goes berserk! A Legion Espionage Squad risks death to explore the heavily defended Intruder Planet. Lightning Lad finds comfort in the arms ofŠthe president? Meanwhile, Phantom Girl is catastrophically injured, and she'll never be the same again! All this, and the beginning of the Universal Annihilation War!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 31.


Written by Marc Andreyko, art by Michael Gaydos, cover by Brad Walker and Livesay.

"Matters of Choice" begins! Kate Spencer never shies away from controversy, either as an attorney or as Manhunter. But when super-powered fanatics start murdering doctors in the name of God, "controversy" doesn't begin to cover it. This shocking new storyline hits Manhunter closer to home than she expects!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 3.


Written by Sergio Aragones and Mark Evanier, art by Chad Hardin and Wayne Faucher, cover by Paul Smith.

The Spirit hits Cambodia! Somebody is murdering the former members of an Army platoon, one by one, and the trail leads back to Phnom Penh! A noir murder mystery in the Spirit style!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 17.


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

"Rise of the Olympian" part 2! The Society's ultimate weapon, Genocide, remains on the loose and on a murderous rampage while Wonder Woman has to deal with the ramifications, both mental and physical, of failing to stop the threat. Meanwhile, the Amazons make their long-awaited return to a home they barely recognize, and a god makes a promise to Athena that will change the landscape of the DC Universe forever.

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


Written by Alan Moore, art and cover by Dave Gibbons.

A new printing of the comic book that started it all: Watchmen #1, available as a stand-alone comic for the first time in years at its original cover price of $1.50! This is a great way to introduce curious readers to the phenomenon that is Watchmen!

32 pages, $1.50, in stores on Dec. 3.



Written by Alan Moore, art and cover by Dave Gibbons.

DC Comics presents this special edition of the Watchmen TP, complete with recolored cover art by artist extraordinaire Dave Gibbons. Created especially for the international market, this edition is also available to retailers in the U.S. and Canada exclusively through Diamond.

One of the most influential graphic novels of all time and a perennial bestseller, Watchmen has only grown in stature since its original publication. Along with the new cover, this volume features the high-quality, recolored pages from Watchmen: The Absolute Edition, restored by WildStorm FX and original series colorist John Higgins.

334 pages, $19.99, in stores on Dec. 3.


Written by Alan Moore, Art and cover by Dave Gibbons.

DC offers the fifth printing of Watchmen: The Asbolute Edition, the oversized, slipcased volume featuring the original 12-issue epic, plus samples of Alan Moore's Watchmen scripts, the Watchmen proposal, Dave Gibbons' concept art, cover roughs and more!

464 pages, $75, in stores on Feb. 3.


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

Collecting All-Star Superman #7-12, this amazing new hardcover completes the epic, award-winning tale by Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely! Don't miss The Man of Steel's clashes with Bizarro, Zibarro and more as Lex Luthor enacts his scheme to cause the death of Superman!

160 pages, $19.99, in stores on Feb. 11.


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

Morrison concocts an unthinkable plot: The death of The Dark Knight! Collecting Batman #676-683 in an oversized Deluxe Edition, this volume features artwork by Tony Daniel. While Bruce Wayne drops out of sight, The Club of Villains begins a crime spree through the streets of Gotham City, while Batman's allies attempt to keep order in the city and find The Dark Knight.

208 pages, $24.99, in stores on Feb. 4.


Written by Gardner Fox, Gerry Conway and others, art by John Calnan, Carmine Infantino, Jim Aparo, Curt Swan, Rich Buckler and others, cover by Jim Aparo.

Collecting classic tales featuring the seeming death of The Dark Knight, as originally published in Detective Comics #347, World's Finest #184 and 269, The Brave And The Bold #115, Batman #291-294, Batman Chronicles #8 and Nightwing #52.

160 pages, $19.99, in stores on Jan 21.


Written by Tony Bedard, art by Nicola Scott, David Cole, Jason Orfalas, Doug Hazlewood and Rodney Ramos, cover by Stephane Roux.

As Black Canary prepares for her wedding, The Calculator attacks and Black Alice discovers a mystery involving Darkseid in this volume collecting Birds of Prey #109-112 and 118.

128 pages, $17.99, in stores on Jan. 7.


Written by Jim Shooter, art by Curt Swan, Sheldon Moldoff and George Klein, cover by Swan and Klein.

Collecting Adventure Comics #346, 347, 352, 353 and 357! The Legion battles both the Fatal Five and the Sun Eater -- and only the ultimate sacrifice can save Ferro Lad's friends!

128 pages, $39.99, in stores on Feb. 18.


Written by Matthew Sturges, art by Stephen Jorge Segovia, Chad Hardin, Dan Green, Robert Campanella, Walden Wong and Wayne Faucher, cover by Segovia.

Eclipso's back -- and this time, the villainous entity has possessed The Atom's murderous ex-wife, Jean Loring. Eclipso's first target: his former host, Dr. Bruce Gordon! Collecting stories from Countdown to Mystery #1-8.

168 pages, $19.99, in stores on Jan. 14.


Written by Grant Morrison and Mark Millar, art by Paul Ryan and John Nyberg, cover by Steve Lightle.

DC collects the fast-paced 1990s epic from The Flash #130-135! Confined to a wheelchair after a run-in with the mystery villain known only as The Suit, how can The Flash protect Keystone City from evil run amok?

144 pages, $12.99, in stores on Jan. 21.


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

The League of Assassins has mortally wounded Connor Hawke! Now it's up to Green Arrow and Black Canary to enlist Batman and Plastic Man to help save the young hero's life. Collecting issues #6-10 of the hit series!

128 pages, $17.99, in stores on Jan. 28.


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

Hal Jordan has been framed for murder in this new trade paperback collecting GREEN LANTERN #14-20! Now, Hal is on the run from a legion of intergalactic bounty hunters and the new Global Guardians. Can he clear his name and discover who put a price on his head?

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on Jan. 7.


Written by Ivory Madison, art by Cliff Richards, Art Thibert and Norm Rapmund, cover by Matthew Clark.

Learn what led young Helena Bertinelli away from a life in organized crime and set her on the path to becoming a Gotham City vigilante in this volume collecting the 6-issue mini-series.

144 pages, $17.99, in stores on Jan. 28.


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

The final volume of the lushly illustrated maxi-series, featuring issues #9-12, is now available in trade paperback! The Super-Villains' plot to exploit the innocent thickens as the heroes discover that it may even affect their comrades! Guest-starring Black Adam, The Marvel Family, Doom Patrol, The Metal Men, The Titans, Supergirl and more!

160 pages, $14.99, in stores on Jan. 7.


Written by Brad Meltzer and Geoff Johns, art by Ed Benes, Shane Davis, Dale Eaglesham, Jim Lee, Adam Kubert, George Pérez and others, cover by Alex Ross.

Two super-teams join forces in this volume collecting Justice League of America #0 and #8-12 and Justice Society of America #5-6! The JLA has discovered the presence of several members of the Legion of Super-Heroes in the present!

224 pages, $12.99, in stores on Jan. 21.


Written by Matthew Sturges, art by Tom Derenick, Kieron Dwyer, Phil Winslade and Wayne Faucher, cover by Derenick and Faucher.

Shadowpact #20-25 are collected in this new volume, in which the heroes encounter three past and future incarnations of themselves in their efforts to stop the Sun King!

144 pages, $17.99, in stores on Jan. 21.


Written by Sergio Aragones and Mark Evanier, art by Mike Ploog, Paul Smith and Mark Farmer, cover by Jordi Bernet.

Will Eisner's classic hero continues his modern-day adventures in this new volume collecting The Spirit #14-20! In this volume, The Spirit fights crime on a luxury yacht, a dude ranch and elsewhere!

168 pages, $19.99, in stores on Jan. 28.


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

A new printing of this volume collecting House of Mystery #174-196!

552 pages, black and white, $16.99, in stores on Jan. 14.


Written by Jack Oleck, Steve Skeates, Sheldon Mayer, Michael Fleisher and others, art by Alex Niño, Ruben Yandoc, Nestor Redondo, Gerry Talaoc and others, cover by Bernie Wrightson.

DC Comics serves up another helping of horror in this collection featuring tales from House of Mystery #212-226! It's classic, bone-chilling intensity from the DC vaults!

520 pages, black and white, $16.99, in stores on Jan. 28.


Written by James Robinson, art by Tony Harris, John Watkiss, Guy Davis, J.H. Williams III, Chris Sprouse, Craig Hamilton, and others, cover by Tony Harris.

In this second volume, Jack Knight's disturbing dreams drive him to New York City to meet the Golden Age Sandman! Collecting Starman #17-29, Starman Annual #1 and stories from Showcase '95 #12 and Showcase '96 #4-5.

416 pages, $49.99, in stores on Feb. 25.


Written by Kurt Busiek, art by Peter Vale, Jesus Merino, Renato Guedes, Jorge Correa Jr., Wellington Diaz and Jose Wilson Magalhaes, cover by Alex Ross.

The new Insect Queen makes her debut -- and that spells trouble for The Man of Steel in this new volume collecting Superman #671-675! And what is the Insect Queen's connection to Lana Lang?

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on Jan. 21.

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Written by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning and Christos Gage, art by Simon Coleby and Wes Craig, cover by Coleby.

Locked down, Angie and a group of refugees face the Incubite threat head-on! And will one of the Authority fall prey to the horrible virus ravaging innocent victims aboard the Carrier? Also included is part 2 of the Number of the Beast-related backup.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 3.


Written by Ian Edginton and Christos Gage, art by Leandro Fernandez/Francisco Paronzini and Wes Craig, cover by Fernandez.

While on a rescue mission in Sydney, Team Omega brings back survivors infected with a deadly virus. And when this "Warhol Fever" manifests, all hell breaks loose on SkyWatch III. The Number of the Beast-related backup tale concludes.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 17.

GEN13 #25

Written by Scott Beatty and Christos Gage, art by Mike Huddleston and Pete Woods, cover by Huddleston.

The sanctuary of the abandoned mall has become horrific for Gen13 as an attempt at helping refugees turns deadly! Between monstrous humans and mutated rats, things just got worse! Part 3 of the Number of the Beast-related backup.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10.


Written by Christos Gage, art by Neil Googe and Phil Noto, cover by Googe.

New players hit the scene in Los Angeles and threaten the Wildcats -- Lord Defile and the Daemonites! Can these ancient enemies coexist in the post-apocalyptic city? And Gage kicks off a new backup story featuring the sexy, deadly Christie Blaze with the aid of artist Noto!

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


Written by James Robinson, art by Travis Charest and others, cover by Charest.

Featuring WildC.A.T.S #15-20, Annual #1 and Team One WildC.A.T.S.

224 pages, $19.99, in stores on Jan. 28.


Written by Brian K. Vaughn, art by Tony Harris and others, cover by Harris.

In a standalone story that'll have everybody talking, Mayor Hundred searches for collaborators to help write and draw the graphic novel memoirs of his first term in office. And since his first term overflowed with more action, adventure and controversy than most politicians encounter in their entire political careers, this is one autobio not to be missed!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 17.


Written by Brett Lewis, art and cover by John Paul Leon.

The epic reaches its oversized conclusion! Combining the Super Hero genre with a sociopolitical thrill ride, this finale will leave readers breathless! Who lives? Who dies? And what will befall the Wintermen?

168 pages, $14.99, in stores on Dec. 31.


Written by Will Pfeifer, Bruce Jones, Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, art by Stefano Raffaele, Chris Gugliotti, Joel Gomez, Wes Craig, cover by Darick Robertson.

Leatherface returns with more bloody horror! Collecting Cut #1, About a Boy #1, By Himself #1, Raising Cain #1-3 and the Texas Chainsaw short story from New Line Horror Anthology #1, this gory volume will have you screaming with delight.

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on Jan. 14.


Written by Marc Andreyko, art and cover by Jonathan Wayshak.

It's the penultimate issue of the miniseries from the mind of legendary movie producer Joel Silver! Gideon Thorne learns the ancient origin of The Other, and the shocking truth ties into just why the satanic Webster wants Gideon exterminated so badly.

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


Written by Rhianna Pratchett, art by Matthew Dow Smith, cover by Brian Stelfreeze.

Based on the newly released Electronic Arts video game! Faith shows tremendous promise as a Runner -- that most dangerous of jobs. But will her skills be enough to save her when she runs up against an opponent she's never been able to overcome: her own father?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 3.


Written by Marc Bernardin and Adam Freeman, art by Bruno Redondo, cover by Mario Alberti.

Hunted by a team from Division, Ezra evades his own people after they deem him a threat they must eliminate! Fortunately, he discovers he's not the only Division member with grave doubts about the company.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Dec. 24.


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

The final, titanic battle for Japan concludes, but at what cost is the victory? Will Operation Olympic be remembered as the final, grand victory in a long war -- or a blood-soaked nightmare?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 31.


Written by Micky Neilson, art and variant by Ludo Lullabi and Tony Washington, cover by Chris Robinson.

The epic end to the Ashbringer Saga arrives and ties directly into Wrath of the Lich King, the second expansion of the wildly popular World of Warcraft online role-playing game! In the end, all roads lead to Light's Hope Chapel, where the seemingly unstoppable Scourge army will mount a relentless offensive to destroy the Argent Dawn.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 31.


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

The saga of the missing King of Stormwind concludes here! Our band of heroes must traverse the dangers of Onyxia's cave in search of Prince Anduin and discover the final secrets of King Varian and Lady Katrana!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 17.


Written by Joshua Ortega, art by Liam Sharp, cover by Brandon Badeaux.

After surviving harrowing assaults from the invading Locust Horde, Jace Stratton and Delta Squad are dispatched to Montevado. Their mission: investigate mysterious seismic activity unlike anything COG command has witnessed. Is it increased Locust activity -- or is this the start of something more sinister?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 10.


Written by Zander Cannon, art and cover by Gene Ha.

Enjoy an extra-dimensional weekend trip with Sgt. Hector Monsoon and Lt. Peregrine's husband as the two head out in order to improve themselves. And back in Neopolis, Girl 2 starts her patrol with her new partner Joe Pi and quickly finds how much is required of a patrol officer. Meanwhile, Dust Devil and Shock-Headed Peter's new informant turns out to have the goods, and they make a surprising arrest.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 3.


Written by Frank Spotnitz, art by Brian Denham, cover by Tony Shasteen.

Mulder and Scully race to uncover the truth about the apparent suicide of a government scientist. All evidence points to it being nothing more than a case of one man choosing to end his own life, but Mulder is convinced the evidence isn't revealing everything. For Agent Fox Mulder, uncovering the truth is literally a case of life or death.

32 pages, $3.50, in stores on Dec. 17.

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Written by Frank Marraffino, art by Henry Flint, covers by Joe Kubert and Flint.

The Haunted Tank is back in action, but this time it's an M1 Abrams in modern-day Iraq! African American tank commander Jamal Stuart has his 21st century war ride in full battle rattle and is ready for anything -- anything except the whistling-Dixie combat guru ghost who shows up uninvited! Of course, this isn't the first time the spirit of Confederate Civil War General J.E.B. Stuart has helped guide a tank. In times of war he makes himself available to assist his descendants in battle. Jamal Stuart, meet your forefather! It's the newest chapter in the legacy of a long-time DC icon.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 3.


Story by Neil Gaiman, adaptation and art by P. Craig Russell, cover by Yuko Shimizu, variant cover by Mike Mignola.

In the timeless realm of Japanese myth, the King of Dreams has told the fox how to save the life of the human she loves. It's simple: To protect him, she has to die in his place. In the uncertain realm of dreams and nightmares...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 3.

100 BULLETS #98

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

Two issues to go! As the end swiftly approaches, new alliances form and old scores finally's not going to be pretty.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10.

AIR #5

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

Who is the man in the flying machine? What is Clearfleet hiding? And what are the Etesians and Vector Energy so desperate to get their hands on? All questions are answered, as Blythe sets off on an adventure that will change the way she sees the world -- and Zayn -- forever.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 17.


Written by Harvey Pekar, art by Darwyn Cooke, David Lapham, Chris Weston, Dean Haspiel, Ty Templeton, Darick Robertson and others, cover by Haspiel.

More moving moments from the life of the essential everyman! Harvey Pekar returns with the second Vertigo volume of his American Splendor series. Harvey moves into his senior years and finds that he may be able to cope after all.

136 pages, $14.99, in stores on Jan. 7.


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

The moment of truth finally arrives for Loman, Switzer and Flabbergast. And as Magoon lies bleeding, Healey's dreams of riches and fame die with him. But in the wake of the mind-blowing message from Stelaphane's future self, does anything really matter anymore?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 3.

DMZ #37

Written by Brian Wood, art by Ricardo Burchielli, cover by John Paul Leon.

"War Powers" part 1 of 4. The status quo's tossed out the window as Matty, back from his misadventure in Staten Island, finds Parco Delgado in office as provisional governor of the City of New York. This first issue of the "War Powers" 4-part arc rips through Parco's first 100 days at breakneck speed redraws what you know about DMZ.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10.


Written by Bill Willingham, art by Mark Buckingham/Andrew Pepoy annd Peter Gross, cover by James Jean.

Freddy and Mouse may have erred by opening the big stone box containing not the treasure they'd hoped to find, but one of the great old powers that the Empire had locked away ages ago. With the Empire now gone, many of the great old powers are free again. So, the question needs to be asked: Did Fabletown lose the war by winning it?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10.


Written by David Tischman, art by Glenn Fabry and Gary Erskine, cover by Fabry.

The Mates race into space and attack the Ilian mothership -- but will even the combined super-powers of the world's great super-team be enough to stop an alien invasion? Thirty years later, Nick and Ethel look for that answer in a dusty storage locker. Whatever happens next, we need to get it in one take. Plus: a surprise guest appearance by one of the original Mates!

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


Written by Brian Azzarello, Jamie Delano, Dave Gibbons, China Miéville and Peter Milligan, art by Eddie Campbell, Rafael Grampa, David Lloyd, Giuseppe Camuncoli and others, cover by Lee Bermejo.

An all-star creative cast leaves five new holiday tales under the tree in this oversized holiday special. See what the season has in store for the always-naughty, never-nice John Constantine.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Dec. 17.


Written by Matthew Sturges, art by Luca Rossi and Henry Flint, cover by Glenn Fabry.

Down in the basement, some bad things have come to call, and Fig finds herself face-to-face with the diegetically impaired Miranda in part 3 of "Love Stories for Dead People." Meanwhile, Harry tells the story of his first days in the House, and who showed up to chase away the nightmarish stowaways in "The Bartender's Tale."

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10.


Written by Matthew Sturges and Bill Willingham, art by Luca Rossi, Ross Campbell, Sean Murphy, Zachary Baldus, Steve Rolston and Jill Thompson, cover by Sam Weber.

Welcome to the House of Mystery! Filled with peculiar, otherworldly characters from all walks of life, this series focuses on five people trapped in the reality-warping House of Mystery, a supernatural bar where tales are the legal tender and only the finest storytellers are patrons! But how -- and why -- they're stuck inside is all just a little piece of the puzzle in this first volume, which collects issues #1-5 of the series and special bonus material.

128 pages, $9.99, in stores on Jan. 14.


Written by Bill Willingham and Matthew Sturges, art by Tony Akins and Jose Marzan, cover by Brian Bolland.

The siege is on! In Part 2 of the status quo annihilating storyline, "The Siege of the Golden Boughs," Bookburner's army storms the gates and the fight begins in earnest! After this issue, the Jack of Fables universe will never be the same!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 31.


Written by Matt Wagner, art by Amy Reeder Hadley and Richard Friend, covers by Hadley/Friend and Frank Quitely.

You can't escape the past! Fast forward in Madame Xanadu's past as she returns to England after a millennium in exile. Reduced to a much lower state of affairs and telling fortunes in London's notorious Whitehall district, her tarot readings foresee the brutal multiple murders of several prostitutes ­ a series of crimes the newspapers credit to the self-named "Jack the Ripper"!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 31.


Written by Brian Wood, art by Ryan Kelly, cover by Massimo Carnevale.

Hunter meets hunted when Ragnar and Magnus come face to face. The calm and studied demeanor of Ragnar is put to the test while Magnus, who has always justified his systematic campaign of executions as patriotism, wonders if he can rationalize the violence ready to erupt.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 31.


Written by Alan Moore, art by Stephen Bissette, Dan Day and John Totleben, cover by Bissette and Totleben.

Writer Alan Moore's seminal horror series is now published in hardcover for the very first time -- including the never-before-reprinted Saga of the Swamp Thing #20, in which Moore wraps up the previous storyline and sets the stage for the groundbreaking tales that were to come. Collecting Saga of the Swamp Thing #20-27, this first volume features the stories that put Moore on the comics map in the 1980s thanks to his unique narrative style and deconstructive storytelling. Created by a freak accident, Swamp Thing believed he was once scientist Alec Holland -- but when he discoveres his true nature, it shatters his universe and sends him on a path of discovery and adventure.

208 pages, $24.99, in stores on Feb. 11.


Written by Jason Aaron, art by R.M Guera, cover by Jock.

"The Gravel In Your Guts" comes to its shockingly violent conclusion. The dark roads Chief Red Crow and fledgling criminal Dino Poor Bear have been traveling finally bring them together ­ with haunting repercussions for both.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 17.


Written by Jonathan Vankin, art by Seth Fisher/Giuseppe Camuncoli and Shawn Martinbrough, cover by Fisher and Camuncoli.

Two tragicomic tales of cultures in collision. When Americans venture abroad, they find that their assumptions about everyday life don't fit in a backpack. Collecting eight issues of the critically heralded Vertigo Pop!, Tokyo Days, Bangkok Nights presents a journey to the far side of the world where Americans learn that they may be neither ugly nor innocent, but they still have everything to lose.

192 pages, black and white, $19.99, in stores on Jan. 21.


Written by Joshua Dysart, art by Alberto Ponticelli, cover by Igor Kordey.

Taken hostage, Moses and several children march deeper into the Ugandan bush. Now, the pacifist doctor's only chance of surviving will be to embrace the mysterious soldier that lurks inside of himŠand turn fully to the path of violence.

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


Written by David Lapham, art and cover by Lapham.

What do a smelly public bathroom, a pregnancy test, a pile of cocaine and a small box with a bow have in common? We could tell you but you might not be able to handle it. Danny could barely take it and you know how twisted he is. This is Big C's life on the wild side. Find out where it all went horribly wrong for the Young Liars right here.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 10.

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Written by Landry Walker, art and cover by Eric Jones.

Meet Linda Lee! She's the newest kid on the block -- and the planet, too! Find out how an ordinary girl from Krypton became the most extraordinary girl on Earth in the pages of this brand new monthly series. And if you think life is tough as a hero, try being in the eighth grade.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Dec. 3.


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

It's the holiday season, and the Super Friends are ready to get festive! But they learn no matter what holiday they want to celebrate, Dr. Light will be there to steal the celebration lights!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Dec. 17.


Written by Man of Action, Sholly Fisch, Robbie Busch and Ivan Velez, art by Dario Brizuela, Dev Madden, Ethan Beavers and others

Based on the hit animated series from Cartoon Network! Collecting stories from Cartoon Network Action Pack #2, 4, 6, 7, 9 and #11-21 as young hero Ben Tennyson discovers a device that allows him to change into ten different alien superbeings! Perfect action and adventure for every young reader!

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on Jan. 7.


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

Follow the adventures of Sidekick Elementary's newest foreign exchange student, Red Star! Meanwhile, Beast Boy hatches his latest plan to catch the attention of Terra. And we officially go to the birds in this issue as Hawk and Dove swoop down for a visit, and the Penguin waddles in for some fun.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Dec. 17.


Written by John Rozum, Tom Warburton and Robbie Busch, art by Will Sweeney, Eric Jones, Art Baltazar and Ethen Beavers, cover by Jay Stephens.

In a new Secret Saturdays story, Zak confronts his family's greatest enemy face-to-face! Plus, Kids Next Door and Samurai Jack!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Dec. 10.


Written by Tim Cahill, Julie Cahill, Paul Kupperberg and Robbie Busch, art by Andy Suriano, Mike DeCarlo and Mike Kazaleh, cover by Suriano.

Show creators Tim Cahill and Julie Cahill bring an all-new My Gym Partner's a Monkey story in which Jake goes gaga over a new student at Charles Darwin Middle School! Plus, Johnny Bravo and Camp Lazlo!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Dec. 31.


Written by Bill Matheny, Robbie Busch, Joey Cavalieri and Sam Agro, art by David Alvarez, Mike DeCarlo, Neal Sternecky and Pablo Zamboni, cover by Scott Gross.

Love is in the air as Taz meets the monster of his dreams! But who can teach him how to sweep her off her feet? Why, none other than Monsieur Pepe Le Pew!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Dec. 3.


Written by Alex Simmons, Robbie Busch and John Rozum, pencils by Robert Pope, Scott Jeralds, Dan Davis, McRae and Dan Davis, cover by Pope and McRae.

Reprinting the hauntingly fun tale from Scooby-Doo #115, Shaggy and Scooby wish that Mystery, Inc. didn't exist, only to find that monsters and villains are everywhere, because no meddling kids were around to stop them!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Dec. 24.

MAD #497

Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots

Deck the halls with hilarity this holiday season! There's no better gift than providing a chuckle from your favorite humor mag!

48 pages, black and white, $4.99, in stores on Dec. 10.


Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots.

Bah-ha-ha-ha-humbug! Cozy up next to the fire with these classic gags from years past!

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on Dec. 17.




Written by marginal, illustrated by Syuji Takeya.

Masahiko learns about the origin of the mysterious creature in the sky while it tries to warn him that he should get rid of the CD. Masahiko's not about to do that, even though jazz collector Oga is bringing in some muscle to take it by force. More is revealed about the girl from Masahiko's astral journey. And just when things can't get any stranger, a painted figure steps out of a book.

232 pages, black and white, $12.99, in stores on Jan. 7.


Written and illustrated by Sanae Kana.

In this series conclusion, the disguised fugitives are welcomed to Alla Marcia, a land where toys come to life. As Prince Alto and his guard, Soprano, search for a way to rid their families of the evil curse, Soprano's brother comes in search of the fugitives -- and to steal the magic stone that keeps all the toys alive! Then it's back to the Kingdom of Classical for a final showdown with the King.

162 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Jan. 14.


Written and illustrated by Masashi Tanaka.

Join Gon for the final volume of this classic series. It's Gon doing what he does best ­ helping the targets of predators and having a little fun along the way. This time it's about families as Gon befriends both a mother bird and her babies and an orangutan and her brood. But the little guy's big appetite may just get him and his friends in trouble.

176 pages, black and white, $5.99, in stores on Jan. 21.


Written by Izo Hashimoto, illustrated by Tomoshige Ichikawa.

Firefighter academy student Nanase is a promising rookie fire investigator, still haunted by her parents' fiery death. Three years ago, she saved a man from a burning building; he turned out to be the arsonist responsible for the death of her parents. Now this serial fire-starter has started helping her solve fire-related crimes. Can Nanase reconcile his willingness to help her with his role in her personal tragedy?

192 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Jan. 28.


Written and illustrated by Ken Saito.

Devastated by the loss of her parents, 18-year-old Chouko loses her will to live. After staying with several different relatives, she settles in with a handsome young writer named Kei and finds solace in tending to the flower garden. Kei's a solitary person who doesn't quite know how to deal with this emotional young woman, but Chouko's dedication eventually leads him to accept her presence. Will their mutual affection grow into something more?

192 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Jan. 7.


Written and illustrated by Naomi Azuma.

In this second and final volume, the Biology Club works frantically to create the best exhibit at the upcoming school festival. But when one of the escaped alien creatures shows up, will their presentation be ruined? Later, a teacher appears from Lan's home planet to tell her that's she's going to be tested. If she passes, it won't be happy news for Tetsu or the club -- Lan will have to go home!

162 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Jan. 14.


Written and illustrated by Shigeru Takao.

The school festival has finally ended, and thankfully, Chiyo didn't completely destroy it. In fact, her desperate attempts to earn Saizo's affections have only driven Shinobu and Saizo closer together. Saizo's adoptive brother Sasuke gets some big news from back home, forcing a return to his village. What's the big secret that he can't reveal?

192 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Jan. 21.


Written and illustrated by Makoto Tateno.

The ways of the heart can be more challenging than the rules of the card game. While Manami claims to want nothing to do with Araki, she just can't stop thinking about him. Araki swears he's through with chaos, though Manami can't believe it. Then find out how Manami handles the news that one of her longtime, card-playing allies has a crush on her!

200 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Jan. 28.

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