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MONDAY, MAY 18, 2009




Written by Geoff Johns,art and cover by Ivan Reis and Oclair Albert, variant cover by Mauro Cacioli, sketch variant cover by Reis.

The dead rise across the DC Universe, bringing terror and darkness with them. What are the Black Lanterns? What do they want? Will Earth's greatest heroes survive long enough to find out -- or will they join the Black Lantern Corps?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by Peter J. Tomasi, art by Adrian Saef and John Dell, cover by Andy Kubert, variant cover by Bill Sienkiewicz.

Deadman can't shut out the cries of the dead rising as he comes to the aid of the new Batman. It's just in time, too, as the duo face a circus of zombies including the Black Lantern Flying Graysons! Blackest Night blankets Gotham City in this 3-issue mini-series.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by James Robinson, art and cover by Eddy Barrows and Ruy Jose, variant cover by Shane Davis and Sandra Hope.

Black Lantern Superman has unearthed Pa Kent's grave! But that's only the beginning of the horrifying things he's about to unleash on an unsuspecting Smallville.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by J.T. Krul, art and cover by Ed Benes and Rob Hunter, variant cover by Brian Haberlin.

Black Lantern Titans are descending together onto Titans Island! Will the Titans be prepared to fight off their deceased allies? And how can Beast Boy not lose his heart to Black Lantern Terra? Explore the effect Blackest Night has on the greater DC Universe.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Geoff Johns, art and cover by Doug Mahnke and Christian Alamy, variant cover by Francis Manapul.

Blackest Night continues! The Black Lanterns descend on all the Corps throughout the universe! Sinestro's assault on the Star Sapphires' homeworld of Zamaron is interrupted by another Sinestro Corps -- one made up of those who died during the Sinestro Corps War! And while the War of Light flickers, deep in the darkness of space, John Stewart comes face-to-face with his deceased wife -- and longtime Green Lantern -- Katma Tui.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Peter J. Tomasi, art and cover by Patrick Gleason and Rebecca Buchman, variant cover by Rodolfo Migliari.

Just when things couldn't look any darker after the death and chaos of the Sciencell riot, Blackest Night descends on Oa! The black rings tear into the planet and the Lantern Crypt causing all the dead Corps members to rise and wreak havoc as a new and deadlier battle threatens to engulf not only the Corps, but the Universe itself!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.


Wednesday Comics, DC's 12-issue weekly series, continues to offer a comics experience unlike any other this August. A rundown of features:

* The Metal Men encounter a deadly guest-villain in a story written by Dan DiDio with art by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez.

* The Flash battles Gorilla Grodd and tries to date Iris West in a story written by Karl Kerschl and Brenden Fletcher with art by Kerschl.

* Supergirl attempts to deal with Streaky and Krypto gone bad in a story written by Jimmy Palmiotti with art by Amanda Conner.

* Green Lantern must help a fellow test pilot whose space mission has transformed him into a monster in a story written by Kurt Busiek with art by Joe Quinones.

* Superman questions his heroic mission while on a trip to Smallville in a story written by John Arcudi with art by Lee Bermejo.

* Adam Strange takes a truly twisted journey into space in a story by writer/artist Paul Pope.

* Wonder Woman is lost in a dream world in search of her lost tiara, bracelets and magic lasso in a story written and illustrated by Ben Caldwell.

* The Teen Titans are attacked by Trident in a story written by Eddie Berganza with art by Sean Galloway.

* Batman, Wednesday Comics' weekly cover feature, by writer Brian Azzarello and artist Eduardo Risso.

* Metamorpho, written by Neil Gaiman with art by Michael Allred.

* The Demon and Catwoman, written by Walter Simonson with art by Brian Stelfreeze.

* Deadman written by Dave Bullock and Vinton Heuck, art by Bullock.

* Kamandi, written by Dave Gibbons with art by Ryan Sook.

* Hawkman, written and illustrated by Kyle Baker.

* Sgt Rock, written by Adam Kubert, ilustrated by Joe Kubert.

Wednesday Comics will arrive in stores folded twice to 7" x 10".

16 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 5, August 12, August 19 and August 26.


Written by Matthew Sturges, art by Freddie E. Williams II, cover by Kako.

In this issue, someone dies! Actually, in this issue, tons of people die! If you thought Run! was full of trashy humor and unnecessary violence before this issue -- you ain't seen nothing yet! DC causes more property damage and hideous disfigurement in the first half of this issue than any other comic you'll read this year (besides Run! #5 and #6, because those are pretty ridiculous too).

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Ivan Brandon, art by Marco Rudy, cover by Scott Hampton.

The drugs are wearing off, and Nemesis can finally clear his head enough to make sense of life in Electric City as a "guest" of the Global Peace Agency. So what could be worse than having to experience Electric City under the influence of tranquilizers and truth serums? How about living there with a clear understanding of what's really going to happen when they're done with youŠ

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by Joe Casey, art by ChrisCross, cover by Stanley "Artgerm" Lau.

The Super Young Team are real heroes! And if you don't believe them please check out the Mission Statement on their website. Or peruse the video log of their charity work that's posted on several social networking sites. And while you're at it, go ahead and check out the fabulous new t-shirt designs in their web store. All-new t-shirts are 110% bio-friendly; meaning that they actually leave the environment better than it was before you bought the shirt. Can the JLA say that about their merchandise?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by Eric Wallace, art by Fabrizio Fiorentino, cover by Brian Stelfreeze.

In the past few days the Tattooed Man has lost control of his powers, made enemies out of a group of corrupt cops and been attacked by Super-Villains. Now he's going to get even -- but how far can he go while still remaining true to his vow to remain Liberty Hill's protector?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.

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Written by Kevin Smith, art by Walter Flanagan and Art Thibert, cover by Bill Siekniewicz.

The stakes are high as Batman encounters a new vigilante under his wing amidst what Smith describes as a "backdrop of romance, intrigue, and geek-bait guest stars galore."

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Bryan Q. Miller, art by Lee Garbett and Trevor Scott, cover by Phil Noto, variant cover by J.G. Jones.

In the wake of "Batman R.I.P." and Battle for the Cowl, a new heroine has emerged in Gotham City, and as she begins her nocturnal crusade to take back the night, she will truly learn what it means to wear the mantle of the Bat. But who is this young woman, and why has she donned the cape and cowl?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by Grant Morrison, art, cover and sketch variant by Frank Quitely, variant cover Tony Daniel.

"Batman Reborn" concludes! Witness Batman and Robin's final showdown against Professor Pyg and the Circus of Strange! The future looks bright for the new Dynamic Duo as they prove themselves in battle, but lurking in the shadows is a mysterious red-hooded vigilante. Also, the origin of Scarlet!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Judd Winick, art by Mark Bagley and Rob Hunter, cover by Andy Kubert.

"Long Shadows" continues! Batman forges ahead in his battle to retrieve the escapees from Arkham Asylum, while Two-Face begins a ground war of his own. Elsewhere, Penguin wants to become Gotham City's new king of crime, but to do so he has to make a deal with the devil.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by Greg Rucka, art by J.H. Williams, co-feature art by Cully Hamner, cover by Williams.

"Elegy" part 3 of 4! Batwoman unites with an unlikely ally to momentarily defeat the fairytale villain known as Alice. But when Kate is forced to attend a high society event, she soon learns that her worlds are colliding as Alice's plans for Gotham's elite put Kate's father directly in harm's way.

Plus, in the next part of The Question co-feature, Renee's search for a missing girl goes to new depths when The Question is trapped inside a sinking car. Will her life and her leads end up at the bottom of the river?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Christopher Yost, art by Ramon Bachs, cover by Francis Manapul.

"The Grail" part 3 of 4! "Batman Reborn" continues, but is Red Robin's quest to find Bruce Wayne at an end? Because in a German museum, answers await. But to get to those answers, Red Robin has to go through the Global Guardian known as the Wild Huntsman. Making matters worse, Red Robin's got an unwanted ally -- Ra's al Ghul! Also, discover what happened in the days after Battle for the Cowl?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by Paul Dini, co-feature written by Marc Andreyko, art by Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolfs, co-feature art by Georges Jeanty and Karl Story, cover by Nguyen.

Bruce Wayne is deadŠlong live Bruce Wayne! Gotham's favorite son has miraculously returned, promising to lead his city into a new golden age. But while Wayne devotes his limitless fortune to rebuilding Gotham City, he fights violent opposition from Batman, Robin and a host of DC Universe heroes! And in the Manhunter co-feature, now that Manhunter has found the previous DA's killer ­ or, rather, the killer has found her ­ what is she going to do about it? Bringing the killer in for a trial may not result in the justice Kate's been dreaming of. But is she ready to kill for justice so soon after a fresh start in Gotham?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by Paul Dini, art and cover by Guillem March.

With their uneasy alliance in place, the sirens encounter trouble in the form of the mysteriously returned Bruce Wayne. He's dazzling, he's dangerous and he's got his sights set on Harley Quinn! Has romance sparked between these two long-time enemies -- or is Wayne playing a more sinister game?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Peter J. Tomasi, art and cover by Tom Mandrake.

"The Hunting" begins here! With Arkham Asylum's most dangerous inmates running free, The Outsiders are charged with returning them to Gotham City -- by whatever means necessary. Batman and Alfred split up the team in order to track down Killer Croc, Mr. Freeze and Clayface before the rogues kill again!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by Peter Milligan, art by Andy Clarke, cover by Guillem March.

Batman goes to Moscow in part 2 of this 5-part story! After the Tsar threatens to take over the Gotham City mob, Batman shows how far he's willing to go to protect not just his city but also his country. But what's waiting for The Dark Knight in Moscow packs a much bigger punch than he expects. Find out what happens when the Bat meets the Bear!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.

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Written by Geoff Johns, art by Francis Manapul, co-feature art by Clayton Henry, covers by Manapul.

It's the return of one of DC Comics' longest running books and one of its greatest modern-day heroes -- Conner Kent! In our first heroic issue, Superboy can't wait to jump back into his life ­ but which life will it be? With a clarity he's never had before, Conner makes a beeline for the greatest place on Earth...Smallville?

< Plus, in the wake of Final Crisis: Legion of Three Worlds, Starman heads off on an all-new mission in the present. And it's one that will not only impact Superboy, but the future of the DC Universe itself. Fortunately, the off-kilter Legionnaire won't be dong it alone! And in the upcoming months of Adventures Comics look for Lex Luthor! Brainiac! Lightning Lad! Superboy's pal Simple Simon! Sun Boy and Polar Boy! Ultra, the Multi Alien! Wonder Girl! Black Lantern Alexander Luthor! And many more new and familiar faces!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by Sterling Gates, Geoff Johns, James Robinson and Greg Rucka, art by Pete Woods, Jamal Igle, Renato Guedes, Julián López and various, cover by Aaron Lopresti.

There's never been a better (or busier) time to be a Superman fan! With so many new characters and locations to keep track of, DC brings readers the definitive guide to the ever-expanding world of Superman. Here you will get profiles of characters like Nightwing and Flamebird, General Zod, Supergirl, Mon-El and more, plus maps of locations such as New Krypton's Kandor and Metropolis. Also included is a bittersweet story about the friendship of Supergirl and Flamebird, and a story revealing the dark legacy of Pete Ross' brief time as President of the United States. Plus, a week in the life of Science Cops Billi Harper and Jonathan (Mon-El) Kent. This Secret Files issue serves as an excellent primer to this month's "Codename: Patriot" crossover in the Superman titles.

64 pages, $4.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by James Robinson, art by Javier Pina, cover by Renato Guedes.

Since Superman freed him from the Phantom Zone, Mon-El has spent all his time learning about Earth and its diverse cultures. But how much does he really know about Daxam, the homeworld he fled years ago? A gift from the Legionnaire Tellus allows Mon-El to explore the ancient history of Daxam -- from its founding as a Kryptonian colony to its connection to the Mayans of Earth to its bloody civil war. Join Mon-El as he discovers that the planet he always believed to be peaceful and dull is actually anything but.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by Greg Rucka and James Robinson, art by Pete Woods, cover by Fernando Dagnino and Raul Fernandez, variant cover by Eddy Barrows and Julio Ferriera.

It's chaos in Kandor as the 4-part "Codename: Patriot" storyline kicks off here and runs through the August Superman titles! Someone has been shot and Superman will stop at nothing to find the culprit! But when the shooter flees to Earth, can Superman stop him in time to prevent making the two planets even more hostile toward each other? Continued in Action Comics #880!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Greg Rucka, co-feature written by James Robinson and Rucka, Julian Lopez; co-feature art by Cafu, cover by Fernando Dagnino and Raul Fernandez.

"Codename: Patriot" part 2! Nightwing and Flamebird are hot on the trail of the psycho sleeper agents Nadira and Az-Rel when the heroes run into another deadly duo ­ Reactron and Metallo! What do these two want and how does it tie in with General Lane's plans? Meanwhile, Superman and Supergirl arrive on Earth searching for the shooter ­ but will their actions here cause more harm than good? Continued in Supergirl #44!

And in part 2 of the new co-feature, Captain Atom's memory is falling apart right in the heat of battle -- can he keep it together without annihilating an entire town? Luckily a deadly new player is about to take that choice out of his hands -- permanently!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by Sterling Gates, art by Jamal Igle, cover by Fernando Dagnino and Raul Fernandez.

"Codename: Patriot" part 3! It's Supergirl and Mon-El versus Nightwing and Flamebird! Find out what happens when the Girl of Steel has to face off against Flamebird, one of her oldest and dearest friends! At Project 7734, General Lane puts the next part of his plan into action ­ with the help of the man known as Atlas. Concluded in Superman #691!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by James Robinson, art by Renato Guedes and Jose Wilson Magalhaes, cover by Andrew Robinson, cover by Fernando Dagnino and Raul Fernandez.

It's a slam-bang, knockdown epic fight in the sewers of Metropolis in this fourth and final chapter of "Codename: Patriot"! What are the stakes, and who are the players? Everything and everyone, Superfans! Except one key player is missing ­ Superman! He has to stop the shooter from taking yet another course of action that would cause the situation between Earth and New Krypton to grow exponentially worse. Which, of course, is just what General Lane wants...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by James Robinson, art by Matt Camp, cover by Pere Pérez.

Jimmy Olsen has put all the pieces together regarding the mysterious Project 7734, and it's worse than he imagined. With The Man of Steel temporarily out of the picture, though, it's all up to Superman's Pal to take action. Thankfully he has the help of Mon-El and Steel's niece Natasha Irons -- but will they be enough to defeat Codename: Assassin?

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on August 26.


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

It's the start of an all-new arc bringing an old foe back from the dead who endangers the loved ones of both Superman and Batman! With Lois Lane and Alfred Pennyworth kidnapped, the secrets of the World's Finest heroes are an open book for one villain to exploit.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.



Written by J. Michael Straczynski, art by Tom Derenick and Bill Sienkiewicz, cover by Jesus Saiz.

The Civil War claimed many lives...but one of those lives still hasn't ended! Union doctor Robert Dickering found himself on the wrong side of the battle lines, and despite his heroic treatment of a fallen enemy soldier, he also found himself on the wrong end of a noose! But a shadowy power stepped forth in the twilit moments between life and death and offered him a deal he couldn't refuse: to forever roam the Earth, saving the lives of innocents condemned like himself -- or hastening the deaths of the guilty! But in taking the seemingly righteous mission of the Hangman, has he accepted God's work? Or has he become the vengeful fist of the Devil himself?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by J. Michael Straczynski, art by Greg Scott, cover by Jesus Saiz.

The mysterious stranger was brought into the hospital with one name on his lips: "Frank Verrano." He has no memory of who he was, where he came from, or how he could possibly be the only survivor of a bombing attack on a cruise liner that killed hundreds of people. But as deep as that mystery runs, a violent attack on the hospital opens a deeper one. How can this man burst into flamesŠand survive? And why does the man who stands in those flames, the man know as the Inferno, look nothing like the one who stood in his place just seconds before?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by J. Michael Straczynski, art by Roger Robinson and Hilary Barta, cover by Jesus Saiz.

Billionaire John Raymond has it all ­ fame, fortune, and a brilliant mind! He also has a brother with the one trait John lacks: compassion. No matter how relentlessly awe-inspiring John's achievements get, it's his brother who's always seen as the hero. So John sets out to upstage his brother one more time. He'll show the world just how much heroism money can buy as the amazing (and suspiciously well-equipped) Web. But when a dark fate arrives for his brother, John learns first-hand what a hero leaves on the line, and that there are worse losses than the ones that hit your checkbook!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by J. Michael Straczynski, art by Scott McDaniel and Andy Owens, over by Jesus Saiz.

Lieutenant Joe Higgins was dying in the dirt of a battlefield in Afghanistan when they whisked him away to a top-secret facility and saved his life with nanotechnology so experimental they couldn't dare to use it on a living man. Now Higgins has been enlisted to a whole new mission ­ to be the public face of the American fighting man as the patriotic Shield! But today's grueling military battles test the limits of patriotism and the limits of the technology that keeps him alive. And the shocking secret behind that technology may be too much for his bullet-riddled heart to bear.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.

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Written by Dan Jurgens, co-feature written by Matthew Sturges, art and cover by Jurgens and Norm Rapmund; co-feature art by Mike Norton.

"Day of Death" continues! Booster Gold reveals the Black Beetle's plan to wipe out the entire JLA by going after their most incompetent former member -- Booster Gold! Plus, Blue Beetle comes face to face with the mad scientist who created the robot army that's destroying Texas!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by John Rozum, art by Scott Hampton, cover by Michael Wm. Kaluta.

Years ago, The Spectre unleashed his terrible vengeance against predatory killer Ray Walker. But some evil can't be snuffed out so easily, and Walker's ghost continues to haunt the city of Dakota! His victims must turn to David Kim, the Xombi, to right the wrong. Don't miss the Xombi's first footsteps in the DC Universe!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by Jesse Blaze Snider, art and cover by Ryan Benjamin.

While Romeo makes a valiant attempt to recover from being burnt to a crisp, Whisper lies dying and unprotected from the undead assailants seeking her. Romeo is really blowing this whole "saving Whisper from certain death because I love her" thing. He'd better get his act together quick or we're not gonna have a 6th issue...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Keith Giffen, co-feature written by Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis, art by Matthew Clark, co-feature art by Kevin Maguire, cover by Clark, variant cover by Clark and Maguire.

Come one, come all! The world's strangest Super Heroes are back, and they brought those robot guys along with 'em! Thrill to the strange adventures of the Doom Patrol, with script by Keith Giffen and art by Matthew Clark! Whether you think you know 'em or you wouldn't know 'em if they bit you on the behind, this Doom Patrol's for you! But that's not all! Read all the way to the back cover for the all-new adventures of those elemental everymen, the Metal Men, featuring the triumphant return of the creative team that brought you Justice League International! That's 40 full pages of comic-bookery for just under four American dollars. So why not try some Doom Patrol with a side order of Metal Men today?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Geoff Johns, art and covers by Ethan Van Sciver.

The greatest threat to face the Flash Family in decades stands revealed! A new hero will step into an old speedster's boots! And Barry Allen will make the ultimate sacrifice: his life! Oh yeah, you read that right, but you'll never believe just what it means! This one will rewrite the history books!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Andrew Kreisberg, art by Mike Norton, Bill Sienkiewicz and Josef Rubinstein, cover by Ladronn.

"Big Game" part 1 of 2! In the main feature, Green Arrow investigates a crime with all the earmarks of his old nemesis known as Big Game -- which is made extra-mysterious by the fact that Cupid killed Big Game. And in this issue's co-feature, Black Canary attempts to save her rival's life when Cupid is attacked in police custody!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, art and cover by Cristiano Cucina.

"The Six Gun War" barrels onward! After the daring and dangerous rescue of Tallulah Black and Bat Lash, Jonah Hex flashes back to his days in a Civil War prison camp with none other than Jeb Turnbull!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Len Wein, with art by José Luis and J.P. Mayer, cover by Fabrizio Fiorentino.

In part 2 of the 3-part "Royal Flush" arc, it's the Justice Society of America villain Roulette vs. the JLA's old foe, Amos Fortune. And the stakes are high as the two baddies pit the JLA against itself!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by James Robinson, art and covers Mauro Cascioli.

The team continues its proactive hunt for justice as the trail leads to an army of Super-Villains. But the big bad may be deadlier than all of the new team combinedŠ

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Bill Willingham and Matthew Sturges, with art and cover by Jesus Merino.

"Bad Seed" part 2 of 5! The JSA feels the strain when battling a monstrous collection of villains who've mounted an all-out war on the team to collect a bounty placed on the head of everyone in the group except Stargirl! Tensions flare, and the group is forced to make a compromise in order to chase their fleeing enemies or return to the mansion to find out why Mister Terrific's communications have suddenly stopped! And Dr. Fate returns to the team.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Eric Trautmann, art by Don Kramer and Michael Babinski, cover by Gene Ha.

The JSA follow the trail of Kobra into Opal City! But the stars of this shining metropolis have been darkened by a deed so vile, it's a new low for the global terrorist. Meanwhile, Kobra warriors have been turning up dead. Is Jason Burr a lone serpent now, or is there a greater plan at work?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by Gerry Conway, art by Chris Batista and Dave Meikis, cover by Brian Bolland.

RegretsŠhe's had a few! Buddy Baker can't bear to live with the regret that comes of his infidelity with StarfireŠbut Prismatik and Bloodrage will be happy to take the burden of life off his hands! They've launched a full-on assault against the League of Titans' headquarters, and Buddy and Starfire are the only heroes who stand in their way!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Peter J. Tomasi and Keith Champagne, art by Chris Samnee, cover by Dave Johnson.

Ring of fire! Gabriel Cole's predecessor, Taylor Rhines, continues to leave him bizarre hints about the dark secret of Section Omega. But time may have already run out for Cole to crack the code, as a terrible power has taken aim at his family!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


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

"Space Girls Gone Wild!" part 1 of 2! A trio of sexy alien marauders hits Earth for the ultimate party. Unfortunately, by their standards, that means destroying it! Of course, it's up to Power Girl to crash their festivities.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.

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Written by Tony Bedard, art by Andy Clarke, cover by Kalman Andrasofzsky.

As Vril Dox tries to rally resistance to the overpowering forces of Starro, Dox learns that allies are difficult to come by and that one planet holds the key to Starro's further conquest. Unfortunately, that world suffers the consequences in brutal fashion!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.


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

A crisis of conscience splits the Secret Six right down the middle and puts them on opposite sides of a horrific war involving Amazons led by a deluded Artemis! But that's just the opening bout for the main event: Jeannette vs. Wonder Woman!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


Written, art and cover by Scott Kolins.

Died on a Saturday! Death has come to Slaughter Swamp and his name is Frankenstein! But can Bizarro save Grundy before it's over? Will the Green Lantern interfere? And can Cyrus find his killer before the Blackest Night? The horror is coming to an end that Solomon Grundy fans will be talking about for years!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Mike Ploog, art by Ploog and Dan Green, cover by Gena Ha.

Final issue. "The Celtic Stone" concludes! The U.S. Army, the mystical Cormac and the beautiful Adios are all fighting to control the powerful Celtic Stone, and only one can walk away with it! Eisner colleague Mike Ploog wraps up his dizzying 2-parter -- and the current volume of The Spirit -- with a bang...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Jim Starlin, art by Starlin/Al Milgrom and Scott McDaniel/Andy Owens, cover by Starlin and Rob Hunter.

Adam Strange and Comet enter the bizarre world of The Weird. And if they can convince Weird to give up his infinite power to the evil Synnar, is that a good thing -- or the worst possible thing to happen?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Bryan Q. Miller, co-feature written by Sean McKeever, art and cover by Joe Bennett and Jack Jadson, co-feature art by Yildiray Cinar and Julio Ferreira.

The assault against the Teen Titans continues this issue as the team struggles to even the odds. Will they be defeated by a foe with superior leadership? And in the co-feature, Ravager is attacked in her arctic hideaway. Who wants her dead? That's what she wants to knowŠ

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Christopher Yost, art by Angel Unzueta and Wayne Faucher, cover by Unzueta.

Why has Starfire been acting odd the past few issues? Turns out the warrior woman has major rage issues coming out of her recent breakup with Dick Grayson, the events of Final Crisis and more. Her super-powerful emotions could very well rip the team apart!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by Marv Wolfman, art by Rick Leonardi and John Stanisci, cover by Walter Simonson.

The mobs and the feds are both gunning for Vigilante, and his only option is to take to the streets and relocate to Chicago. But Vigilante soon learns that he can't find peace in the Windy City -- not when his past catches up with him.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by Mike Grell, art by Chad Hardin and Wayne Faucher, cover by Grell.

Under the stars again! The subterranean world of Skartaris may be forgotten by those who walk the outer surface of our Earth, but for Travis Morgan, Earth itself is the forgotten world! Unfortunately, his first steps there in decades will put him square in the path of the Chinese army.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


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

"Birds of Paradise" part 2 of 2! A gaggle of super-powered cage fighters find themselves in the worst possible place to be ­ on the bad side of Wonder Woman and Black Canary! Also, find out the final resolution between Diana and Nemesis along with much, much more!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.

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Written by Steve Vance, art by Jennifer Graves, Christine Norrie, Daniel Krall and J. Bone, cover by Darwyn Cooke.

It's not easy being the new girl in school -- especially when everyone else has super-powers. Lauren is new to the mall-and-beach town of San Narciso, CA. Should she hang with the super-powered popular girls? What mystery lies behind the school's walls? And most importantly, what to wear? Collecting the 2003 miniseries for the first time!

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


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

Trick-or-treating in Gotham City can be terrifying -- and tragic. Tonight, two people are invited to a party where they will be challenged to surviving the night in the most horrifying haunted house imaginable. Collecting the 12-issue series.

296 pages, $19.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


Written by Grant Morrison, art by JH Williams III, Tony Daniel and Jonathan Glapion, cover by Williams.

Morrison brings Batman and a group of global heroes to a mysterious island to face a killer in this volume collecting Batman #667-669 and 672-675, now available in trade paperback. Plus, Batman relives a defining adventure in the life of young Bruce Wayne: the hunt for his parents' killer.

176 pages, $17.99, in stores on Sept. 30.


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

Superstar writer Geoff Johns and legendary artist George Pérez deliver the Crisis of the 31st century as the Legion of Super-Heroes reaches out for help against a powerful foe they can't beat alone. From the moment Superman 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 the relentless villain. Now, one Legion isn't enough as the Time Trapper taps 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? With ties to Infinite Crisis, Final Crisis and the history of the DCU, this hardcover collects the entire 5-issue mini-series.

168 pages, $19.99, in stores on Oct. 21.


Written by Jim Starlin, art by Mike Mignola and Carlos Garzon, cover by Mignola.

A new printing of the classic 1988 mini-series! Cosmic Odyssey assembles Superman, Batman, Green Lantern John Stewart, Martian Manhunter, Starfire, The Demon and others -- at the behest of Darkseid!

200 pages, $19.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


Written by Robert Kanigher and John Broome, art by Carmine Infantino, Joe Kubert, Frank Giacoia and Joe Giella, cover by Infantino and Kubert.

The stories that introduced Barry Allen as the new Flash in the late 1950s are collected chronologically in trade paperback for the first time, with tales from Showcase #4, 8, 13 and 14 and The Flash #105 and 106.

160 pages, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 23


Written by Judd Winick, art by Cliff Chiang, Amanda Conner and Andre Coehlo, cover by Chiang.

Green Arrow and Black Canary are ready to exchange vows -- but can they make it down the aisle alive? This new trade paperback collects the GA/BC Wedding Special and the first five issues of the happy couple's monthly series and guest-stars the Justice League of America.

176 pages, $17.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


Written by Darwyn Cooke, Walter Simonson, Kyle Baker, Gail Simone, Dennis O'Neil and Glen David Gold, art by Cooke, Chris Sprouse, Kyle Baker, Eduardo Risso, Phil Hester, Ty Templeton and others, cover by Cooke.

This second volume of new tales collects issues #7-13 of the ongoing series, with stories by some of comics' biggest names!

176 pages, $19.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


Written by Dwayne McDuffie, art by M.D. Bright and Mike Gustovich, cover by Denys Cowan.

The flagship character from Milestone Comics is back in this new printing of the classic title collecting Icon #1-8. This is the title that introduced Augustus Freeman, a successful lawyer who covertly uses his alien super-powers to help those in need. But when a teenaged girl from the streets convinces him to use his abilities to inspire his people and becomes his sidekick, Rocket, the affluent Augustus embraces his true destiny and becomes Icon, the hero of Dakota.

192 pages, $19.99, in stores on Sept. 30.


Written by Dwayne McDuffie, art by Ed Benes, Shane Davis, Sandra Hope, Jose Luis, JP Mayer, Rob Hunter, Norm Rapmund and Drew Geraci, cover by Benes.

The heroes of Milestone Comics return to battle the Justice League in this title collecting Justice League of America #27, 28 and 30-34. The hero called Doctor Light is missing, and her former Justice League teammates intend to find the man responsible and make him pay. But before they do that, they'll have to get past his Shadow Cabinet of powerful superbeings who have sworn to save humanity from itself. Milestone Comics characters Icon and Hardware make their first modern DC Universe appearances here -- and it's not clear whose side they're on!

176 pages, $24.99, in stores on Oct. 14.


Written by Darwyn Cooke, art and cover by Tim Sale.

The story from Superman Confidential #1-5 and 11 by is collected. While Superman attempts to survive his first encounter with Kryptonite, will Lois Lane fall prey to a mysterious stranger?

160 pages, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 30.


Written by Dan Jurgens and Ron Marz, art by Wes Craig, Carlos Magno and others, cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado.

In this concluding volume of Tangent: Superman's Reign, the heroes from Tangent Earth and the DC Earth collide -- and only one universe can survive! Collecting Tangent: Superman's Reign #7-12.

144 pages, $19.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


Written by Judd Winick, art by Howard Porter, Julian Lopez, J. Calafiore and others, cover by Howard Porter.

There's a traitor in the Titans' midst! Now, the Titans headquarters is under lockdown until the team can discover who betrayed them. Will they have the strength to take down one of their own? And will they want to? Collecting Titans #7-11!

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


Written by Mike Grell, art by Grell, Joe Rubinstein and Vince Colletta, cover by Grell.

Air Force pilot Travis Morgan crashes in the primitive world of Skartaris, where he must learn to live by the sword -- and a comics legend begins. Morgan becomes a leader of Skartaris in this paperback collecting 1st Issue Special #8 and Warlord #1-28.

528 pages, black and white, $17.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


Written by Bruce Jones, art by Al Barrionuevo, Jimmy Palmiotti, Scott Kolins and Graham Nolan, cover by Justiniano.

In this concluding volume, featuring issues #7-12 of the miniseries, a USAF pilot, about to warn his superiors of the attack on Pearl Harbor, crashes on a mysterious island populated by prehistoric creatures and soldiers of wars of the past, present and future.

144 pages, $17.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


Written by Gail Simone, art by Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson, Bernard Chang and Ron Randall, cover by Terry Dodson and Rachel Dodson.

What is the deadly secret of the mysterious Circle? Wonder Woman will find out in this new trade paperback collecting issues #14-19 of the Amazon Warrior's hit series. Also in this volume, the reformed Secret Society of Super-Villains invades Paradise Island, led by Captain Nazi!

160 pages, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 23



Written by Kurt Busiek, art by Brent Anderson, cover by Alex Ross.

As the world faces cosmic annihilation, Charles and Royal's mission of vengeance takes them into the heart of the danger. Will they get their revenge? And what price will they pay? Featuring Honor Guard, the Silver Agent, the First Family, the Omega Rangers and more in a destructive showdown that could tear Astro City ­ and the Williams brothers ­ apart.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, art and cover by Simon Coleby and Cliff Rathburn.

Kaizen Gamorra has become a scourge of World's End, possessing the bulk of the working technology on the planet. He hungers for more, however, and is willing to destroy any in his path to acquire it. He's set his sights on the Carrier ­ and The Authority have a fight on their hands they might not be able to win!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


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

Risking everything, Mayor Hundred descends into the sewers of New York City to finally learn why he was given the strange powers that helped him become the super-heroic Great Machine!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by Jeff Katz and James Kuhoric, art by Jason Craig, cover by Shane Davis and Sandra Hope.

Freddy Krueger has become one with the Necronomicon, and he has the full power of the book at his disposal -- including control of the Deadites. Making a Faustian bargain with Jason Voorhees, Freddy promises to return everything he's lost if Jason will be a general in Freddy's army. Will Washington D.C. fall to such nefarious foes? Who could possibly stand against such forces? Ash Williams and Tommy Jarvis aim to find out.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by J.S. Lewis, art and cover by Jon Buran.

Sony teams with WildStorm and fantasy author J.S. Lewis for an exciting adaptation of Free Realms, their new MMORPG! This 12-issue series mirrors the nonstop action of the game, offering exciting adventures, battles with vicious monsters and, of course, the allure of gorgeous fairies! The story begins when a young boy is abducted and dragged into a darkened forest teeming with twisted monsters. It's up to a relic hunter and a pixie to save him, but their mission is cut short when a horde of troll-like creatures captures them!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 15 and August 19.


Written by Joshua Ortega, art by Liam Sharp.

The best-selling video game franchise arrives with a blast! This story bridges the gap between the Lightmass Bombing at the end of the first Gears of War game and the start of the second game. Follow the brutal adventures of Marcus Fenix and Delta Squad in their battle against the Locust in this new collection of Gears of War #1-6!

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


Written by Mike Capps and Joshua Ortega, art and cover by Liam Sharp.

Delta has located survivors from the Jilane massacre, and it's a motley crew filled with far more people than expected! With an anticipated Locust attack, does Delta have the firepower to hold out until help arrives? Further exploring the world of the video game!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 12.

GEN13 #31

Written by Scott Beatty, art and cover by Mike Huddleston.

With Gen14 on one side and the Fearsmiths on the other, Gen13 is stuck in the middle of a fight for their lives! Who will live? Who will die? The answers may surprise you as the kids finally reach the end of the road on their long journey across the post-apocalyptic landscape of World's End!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by James Robinson, art by Travis Charest, Jim Lee, Barry Windsor-Smith, Rich Johnson and others, cover by Charest.

James Robinson's defining run on WILDC.A.T.S is collected in a single volume, spotlighting his 1990s issues. Collects WILDC.A.T.S #15-20, WildStorm Rising #1, WILDC.A.T.S Annual #1 and Team One /WILDC.A.T.S #1-2.

288 pages, $24.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


Written by Adam Beechen, art and cover by Trevor Hairsine.

With their manager held hostage by a face from their past, tensions among band members are on the rise. And the countdown to the concert of the year is on as The Clap come one deadly step closer to learning the identity of their rivals for a multimillion-dollar assassination payday!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.

NORTH 40 #2

Written by Aaron Williams, art and cover by Fiona Staples.

As Conover County continues to transform into a supernatural sanitarium, the inmates flex their newfound "muscles." David Atterhull ­ now able to toss pickup trucks ­ and his kin begin to claim territory as well as hostages. Wyatt, discovering strange new powers of his own, is confronted by enemies from school; enemies that can now call on unnatural energies. And Alisha continues her crash course in being a witch. It's an apprenticeship that allies her with Sheriff Morgan, who has reason to believe Conover hasn't yet seen the worst of this mess.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti, art and cover by Darick Robertson and Matt Jacobs.

The New York homicide detectives have been pushed to the brink and realize they may not come out of this alive. In fact, the entire human race faces extinction! Terror abounds in this bloody action thriller!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Marc Bernardin and Adam Freeman, art by Bruno Redondo and Aaron Minier, cover by Jock.

Collecting the 6-issue miniseries prequel to the hit movie Push! A secret war is about to begin, fought on battlefields obscured in shadow...and the weapons in this new conflict will be the human mind! Enter agent Ezra Lowe, an operative in Division, trained from an early age in psychic warfare, until one mission goes horribly wrong.

144 pages, $19.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


Written by Simon Furman, art and cover by Federico Dallocchio and Brian Denham, variant cover by Shawn Moll and Sandra Hope.

The War Pigs are getting closer and closer to hunting down renegade marshal Jim Raynor, but obstacles and internal conflict continue to muddy the mission waters. Far-from-gentle giant Turfa Dei confronts the ghosts of his past while the team faces off against present day ghosts ­ the Dominion's elite and deadly psychic troopers!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Ed Brubaker, with art and cover by Sean Phillips.

It's the final Sleeper collection. While spymaster John Lynch slept in a coma, his protégé Holden Carver was trapped undercover. Now that his star has risen in criminal mastermind Tao's organization, Carver is shocked by the news that Lynch is awake. Torn between new loyalties and his original mission, Carver must decide whose side he's really on -- and if they're on his.

This collection features Sleeper Season Two #1-12, the full second year of the critically acclaimed series by Brubaker and Phillips, plus the never-before-collected prequel story from Coup D'etat: Afterword.

288 pages, $24.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


Written by Christos Gage, art by Shawn Moll and Drew Geraci, cover by Ryan Sook.

The team-up event of World's End continues as Team Seven and the Wildcats hunt Tao! But will they be ready for the fight when they find him? He's been preparing for this moment for quite some time...and when the gloves come off, it'll be a battle to the death!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Walter Simonson and Louise Simonson, art by Mike Bowden, cover by Bowden and Tony Washington.

The new Council of Tirisfal is formed! Med'an keeps Meryl's possession a secret. Maraad acts on his vision, but what does it have to do with Valeera?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.

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Written by Brian Azzarello and Ian Rankin, art by Eduardo Risso, Victor Santos and Werther Dell'Edera, cover by Eduardo Risso.

Discover the all-new Vertigo Crime line, and reload love of 100 Bullets with this special edition flip book! This issue includes sneak peeks of the upcoming Vertigo Crime titles Dark Entries -- from best-selling novelist Ian Rankin (best known for his "Inspector Rebus" novels) and artist Werther Dell'Edera -- and Filthy Rich -- from writer Brian Azzarello and artist Victor Santos. Also uncover teases of future Vertigo Crime books, not to mention a full reprinting of 100 Bullets #1, the crime comic series from Azzarello and artist Eduardo Risso, which recently wrapped its long run at Vertigo!

48 pages, $1, in stores on July 22.

AIR #12

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

Desperate to unravel the truth from the lies, Blythe makes a dangerous journey to the Northwest Frontier Province of Pakistan. To her surprise, she discovers that the man waiting for her there is someone she has met before ­ and he may have answers she doesn't want to hear.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by Jonathan Ames, art and cover by Dean Haspiel

Jonathan A. is a boozed-up, coked-out, sexually confused, hopelessly romantic and, of course, entirely fictional novelist who bears only a coincidental resemblance to real-life writer Jonathan Ames, critically acclaimed author of Wake Up, Sir!, The Extra Man and What's Not to Love? For the fictional Jonathan, writing and drinking come easy. The hard parts of life are love and hope. From a touching relationship between Jonathan and his aging great aunt, to an inebriated evening with an amorous, octogenarian dwarf, Ames' first original graphic novel tells a story about how our lives fall to pieces and the enduring human struggle to put things back together again.

136 pages, black and white, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


Written by Brian Wood, art by Riccardo Burchielli, Kristian Donaldson and Nikki Cook, cover by Wood.

In this new DMZ volume collecting issues #35-41, the status quo is tossed out the window as embedded war journalist Matty Roth returns from his misadventure in Staten Island to find Parco Delgado in office as provisional governor of New York and details his first 100 days at breakneck speed. Matty's first task under the Delgado regime? Tracking down the source of one of the DMZ's greatest urban legends.

168 pages, $14.99, in stores on Sept. 2.

DMZ #44

Written by Brian Wood, art by Ryan Kelly, cover by John Paul Leon.

The conclusion of "No Future" sees our nameless hero sent out on a mission he has no plans to return from. But is that by design of his masters ­ or initiative on his own part? Let out in daylight for the first time in years, he sees aspects of the DMZ that tweak his long-repressed conscience, and he's forced to make an impossible choice.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by Bill Willingham, art by Tony Akins and Andrew Pepoy, cover by Joao Ruas.

Part 1 of "Witches"! The business office got lost somewhere when Fabletown collapsed into ruins. Now Bufkin, the meek and mild flying monkey, is trapped inside with the evil witch Baba Yaga ­ and she's in a really bad mood. How is poor little Bufkin going to survive her tantrum? At the same time, Frau Totenkinder and the witches upstate at the Farm prepare to deal with Mister Dark down in what's left of Fabletown.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by Bill Willingham, art by Lan Medina and Steve Leialoha, cover by James Jean.

Now's the best time to enter the world of Fables with this specially priced reprinting of the first issue! And that's not all! Readers also get a special excerpt of the all-new Fables prose novel Peter & Max from Fables creator Bill Willingham!

32 pages, $1, in stores on July 15.


Written by Peter Milligan, art by Davide Gianfelice, cover by Kako.

Monsters, magic, gangsters and sex ­ this is the world of Greek Street that young Eddie has fled to. But will he stay one step ahead of the police? Will the ghost of the mother whom he killed continue to haunt him? Or will his dealings with the violent and treacherous mobsters, The Fureys, finally turn his already tough life into a complete tragedy?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


Written by Peter Milligan, art by Giuseppe Camuncoli and Stefano Landini, cover by Simon Bisley.

As strange as it sounds, seducing a 2,000-year-old demon with a grudge isn't the riskiest stunt John Constantine has ever pulled. But tipping the supernatural scales for a chance at love will exact a cost higher than he ever thought possible. And try as he might, is this something that devil-may-care Constantine can walk away from?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by Matthew Sturges and Bill Willingham, art by Luca Rossi and Richard Corben, cover by Esao Andrews.

A new storyline begins here, but the solicitation text for this issue has been stolen, and the following note left in its place: "Dear Constance, I've been having bad dreams. I am in a House, and there is a man summoning me...come quickly." The meaning of the note is unknown. The only certainty is that this issue's short story features the eerie art of Corben.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 5.


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

Jack's back out on his own, but after his grave insult to the artist who's drawing this story, what will become of Jack? Will the artist seek vengeance and have Jack go bald? Get fat? Grow a tail? Will he be covered in scabs and lesions? Or will the artist simply ignore the script and have Jack brutally murdered on the first page and bring in a replacement? Who knows? Anything is possible...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 19.


Written by Matt Wagner, art and cover by Michael Wm. Kaluta.

"Sins of the Fathers." Trapped in a secret that straddles two different centuries, time is running out for the beautiful mystic. And out of this land of nightmares steps a surprise player in the mystery theater!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Brian Wood, art by Davide Gianfelice, cover by Massimo Carnevale.

When readers last saw Sven at the end of Northlanders Vol. 1, he was in exile on a remote island with a brand-new family and questioning if he truly managed to escape the dangers of the mainland. "Don't worry," his wife Enna had said. "There's no one coming." Well, after several decades pass, the epic story of "Sven, The Returned" is on the lips of poets across the land. And now a few mercenaries have decided to look him up.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Bill Willingham, art and cover by Steve Leialoha.

Set in the imaginative realm of the comic book series Fables, Peter & Max is a stand-alone prose novel -- the first ever published starring Fables characters! Long ago, in the deepest dark of The Black Forest, two brothers -- Peter Piper and his older brother Max - encountered ominous forces that changed them both irreparably. Thus begins an epic tale of sibling rivalry, magic, music and revenge that spans medieval times to the present day, when their deadly conflict surfaces in the placid calm of modern day Fabletown.

The novel also reveals secrets of some of the regular Fables series cast members including Bigby Wolf, Frau Totenkinder and Bo Peep. Included as well is an 8-page bonus sequential comic story by Willingham and Leialoha that serves as a bridge to the Fables graphic novel collections.

400 pages, black and white, $22.99, in stores on Oct. 7.


Original story by Neil Gaiman, adaptation, art and cover by P. Craig Russell.

In honor of the 20th anniversary of The Sandman, this new hardcover collects the 4-issue comics adaptation of Neil Gaiman's original prose novella by the same name, with artwork by Gaiman's frequent collaborator P. Craig Russell. A humble young monk and a magical, shape-changing fox find themselves romantically drawn together. As their love blooms, the fox learns of a devilish plot by a group of demons and a Japanese emperor to steal the monk's life. With the aid of Morpheus, the fox must use all of her cunning and creative thinking to foil this evil scheme and save the man that she loves.

144 pages, $24.99, in stores on Oct. 28.


Written by Joshua Dysart, art by Alberto Ponticelli, cover by Dave Johnson.

As the memorial banquet for pacifist doctor Moses Lwanga nears, Sera returns to the capital for the first time without Moses by her side. What she doesn't know is that her husband is there, too, preparing to fight a war against the brutal militant group he almost joined.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 26.


Written by Mike Carey, art by Peter Gross, cover by Yuko Shimizu.

In the Swiss villa where Mary Shelley conceived Frankenstein, Gothic and modern horror collide. Someone is killing writers, and Tom Taylor stands right in the path of danger. But Tom can't leave until he's found his father's last message to him ­ and a bizarre gift that will bring him into direct conflict with the Unwritten.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.


Written by David Lapham, art and cover by Lapham.

Final issue. As the events in Browning count down to their inevitable conclusion, Loreli must come to terms with the fact that she is not the only love in Danny's life. The plans to stop the alien invasion expand (if there even are aliens), Sadie Dawkins records a hit record, and Big C returns to set Danny straight and possibly destroy the known universe.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on August 12.

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Written by J. Torres, art by Carlo Barberi and Terry Beatty, cover by Scott Jeralds.

Things get hairy when Batman teams up with The Great Ten, China's ultimate super team, in a battle that finds our heroes fighting against an army of yelping Yetis.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on August 26.


Written by Art Baltazar and Franco, art and cover by Byron Vaughns and Ken Branch.

Billy and his sister Mary are off on another all­new, amazing adventure as they fight side by side (as well with each other) against the robotic might of the frightening Mr. Atom!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on August 26.


Written by John Rozum, Jason Hall and Tom Warburton, art by Scott Jeralds, Ethan Beavers and Maurice Fontenot, cover by Jay Stephens.

The Secret Saturdays get to the bottom of a mystery involving a strange species of cryptids called Flying Rods! Meanwhile, Samurai Jack is having trouble with technology! And the Kids Next Door are suffering from gender confusion!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on August 12.


Written by Frank Strom, Bill Matheny, David Coby Weiss and Sholly Fisch, art by Leo Batic, David Alvarez, Neal Sternecky, Omar Aranda and Mike DeCarlo, cover by Scott Gross.

Egypt is full of monuments built to honor kings, but Pharoah Fudd will have the greatest monument constructed by his master engineer, Daffy Duck. Wait. Daffy Duck? Plus, other classic Egyptian themed Looney Tunes adventures!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on August 12.


Written by Terrance Griep and Sholly Fisch, with art by Vincent Deporter, Robert Pope and Scott McRae, cover by Deporter.

Can Scooby and the gang solve the mystery of the Great Barrier Creep before they fall victim to Dreamtime's all-powerful Rainbow Serpent? Plus, the return of the Ghastleys!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on August 5.


Written by Sholly Fisch, art and cover cover by J. Bone.

Meet the Bizarro Super Friends! This am not the solicit for the next boring issue of Super Friends! We hate the Super Friends and no want you to steal this right now!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on August 19.


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

Love is in the air...and in Titans Treehouse! Plasmus and Bumblebee are hanging out more, and the other Titans are starting to notice. And Robin just wants to write his school report, but for some reason the girls won't leave him alone. Plus, the return of the Titans Ape Club! Eek!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on August 19.

MAD #501

Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots.

So what if summer starts its crawl to a halt by the time this issue ships? We've still got the giggling goods to keep you in a sunny mood right here!

56 pages, $5.99, in stores on August 12.




Written and illustrated by Natsuna Kawase.

From the author of THE LAPIS LAZULI CROWN. Rosemarie is the princess of a humble kingdom. Her brother wants an alliance with a bigger and wealthier neighbor, so he promises her hand to Reynol, the mysterious prince of the other country. But Rosemarie is determined to know who this guy really is first (and maybe even sabotage the wedding plans in the process.) So she assumes the role of "Marie," one of the maids in Reynol's castle. Could it be that the young prince is not the ogre she imagined?

192 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


Written and illustrated by Yusuke Aso.

Continuing their journey, Citro and his companions arrive at the port city of Elrain. Once there, they are surrounded by enemies and Corona, Citro's human sister, is taken hostage. The young android boy knows how to amass the power he'll need to save her, but can he live with what it's going to cost him?

194 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


Written and illustrated by Natsuna Kawase.

In this concluding volume, Miel competes against a fellow magician. While she is more powerful than the conceited Derris, she loses their duel­and then he asks her out! But her heart belongs to Prince Radian, even if they aren't an official couple. So when a ceremony is held to reinforce the magic barrier around the kingdom, Miel's determined to prove herself worthy of being by Radian's side.

192 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


Written and illustrated by Oh! great

Those wild and battling kids from the Juken Club are back! Maya lies at death's door and her sister Aya fights to the death against the out-of-control Kibane, master of swords! Bunshichi carries off the comatose Maya and attacks the penthouse stronghold of Mitsuomi. But Mitsuomi's got a surprise of his own in store, and Bunshichi might just come to regret his reckless actions.

208 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


Written and illustrated by Nari Kusakawa.

Young Cello may be on the verge of achieving her dream of becoming a "Palette" (a magician who can manipulate color), but love could complicate things now that she and Dr. Guell have confessed their feelings for each other. Can these two figure out how to balance their new relationship and their old responsibilities?

192 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


Written and illustrated by Yuki Nakaji.

It's bad enough for Eichi that he's had to worry about his model friend, Yuki being a rival for Suzuna's affection, but now there's a new guy in the picture. Shu is Suzuna's old chidhood friend and he wants to get back into her life. Even though Suzuna may not have any more interest in him as anything other than a friend, that's not going to stop Eichi from feeling threatened.

208 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Sept. 16.

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