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MONDAY, JUNE 15, 2009




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

As the dead attack in full force, Green Lantern is faced with an impossible decision and the scattered remains of the Justice League suffer a terrible loss. Who can stop the Black Lanterns? Why are they rising? And how can the Spectre help?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


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

The Dark Knight continues his journey into Blackest Night! Will the new Batman join his predecessor in the grave? Will Red Robin's reunion with his father be bitter and bloody? Can anyone escape the horror of the Black Lanterns? Find out in this new installment of the 3-issue mini-series!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


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

It's a crisis in Smallville as Psycho Pirate attacks! Plus, Superman's dead bride returns as a Black Lantern! And she joins in on the haunting of Smallville in the second part of this terrifying 3-issue epic.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


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

Titan-on-Titan violence! Black Lantern Hawk has his talons set for the female Hawk and Dove! Meanwhile, Red Star faces a frightful family reunion with Black Lanterns Pantha and Wildebeest, and Donna Troy faces her worst possible nightmare! Plus, Black Lantern Terra terrorizes Beast Boy!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 30.


Written by Geoff Johns, art and cover by Doug Mahnke and Christian Alamy, variant cover by Andy Kubert.

Blackest Night continues! For months, Mongul has wrested control of the Sinestro Corps. Now Sinestro wants a word with him. And Hal wants a word with Sinestro. But in the midst of Blackest Night, they'll all become the hunted as the fallen Sinestro Corps members rise. What will happen? Here's a hint: Sinestro gets some serious payback.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 30.


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

The battle continues on Oa as the honored dead of the Green Lantern Corps and the recently deceased Sciencell convicts who lost their lives in the riots have all become Black Lanterns and will not rest until the bloody hearts and minds of the Green Lanterns are literally in their hands. Kyle Rayner, Guy Gardener and John Stewart resort to their most brutal fighting yet as the Blackest Night threatens to envelop Sector Zero and send the universe reeling into chaos!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


Wednesday Comics, DC's 12-issue weekly series, reaches its conclusion in September. Here are some of the highlights of the third and final month:

* In Batman, Wednesday Comics' weekly cover feature, Bruce Wayne digs further into a steamy murder mystery. It's a classic noir tale by the 100 Bullets team of writer Brian Azzarello and artist Eduardo Risso.

* Metamorpho dives into a fever-dream of an adventure, written by Neil Gaiman with art by Michael Allred.

* The Demon and Catwoman make a deadly detour after Selina Kyle attempts to rob Jason Blood's collection of antiquities, taking her into unexpected territory. Written by Walter Simonson with art by Brian Stelfreeze.

* Deadman is warned off of pursuing a serial killer by the only being who could do so: Rama Kushna. It's a tale of mystery and mystics written by Dave Bullock and Vinton Heuck, with art by Bullock.

* Kamandi explores the living nightmare that is the world after the Great Disaster in a sprawling tale written by Dave Gibbons with art by Ryan Sook.

* The feathers fly as Hawkman heads into slam-bang action, as written and illustrated by Kyle Baker.

* Sgt. Rock is captured by German forces -- but will the Rock break? Find out in a gritty wartime epic written by Adam Kubert and ilustrated by legendary comics artist Joe Kubert.

And these are continuing features:

* The Metal Men, written by Dan DiDio with art by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez.

* The Flash, written by Karl Kerschl and Brenden Fletcher with art by Karl Kerschl.

* Supergirl, written by Jimmy Palmiotti with art by Amanda Conner.

* Green Lantern, written by Kurt Busiek with art by Joe Quinones.

* Superman, written by John Arcudi with art by Lee Bermejo.

* Adam Strange, written and illustrated by Paul Pope.

* Wonder woman, written and illustrated by Ben Caldwell.

* The Teen Titans, written by Eddie Berganza with art by Sean Galloway.

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

16 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 2, Sept. 9, Sept. 16 and Sept. 23.


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

Science is not your friend! The Human Flame is about to learn this the hard way as he accidentally unlocks the terror behind the doors of the most secret facility at S.T.A.R. Labs. Mike's on the cusp of becoming one of the most powerful villains in the DC Universe! Or he may just be on the cusp of being horribly murdered! It's hard to tell with cusps sometimes.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


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

As Nemesis prepares his plan to gain freedom from the Global Peace Agency, he's dealt one last fatal setback. He hasn't been able to trust anybody in Electric City, and now he's not even sure if he can trust himself. Is he doomed to a life of torture and paranoia?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


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

Something sinister is going on in the Super Young Team's homeland of Japan. Can they put their bickering aside long enough to find the truth? Or will the promise of a more lucrative future keep them from uncovering their nation's deadliest secret?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


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

The situation in Liberty Hill just went from bad to worse as the Tattooed Man struggles to keep his city from being destroyed. But what help can he offer thousands of terrified citizens? He can't even keep himself out of danger from any number of threats, including the cops, an unseen villain and his own powers!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 30.

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Written by Kevin Smith, art by Walter Flanagan and Art Thibert, cover by Bill Siekniewicz, variant covers by Gene Ha.

Already the surprises are pouring in! This issue has more guest-stars, more twists, more turns and more Batman.

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 30.


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

As the new Batgirl continues her nightly mission, the mystery of her secret identity intensifies. Now she has become the target of both Gotham City's heroes (who don't take kindly to a new person wearing the cape and the cowl) and its villains (who want to see the entire Bat-family six feet under)!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


Written by Grant Morrison, art by Philip Tan and Jonathan Glapion, cover by Frank Quitely, variant cover by Tan.

Meet the Red Hood and his sidekick Scarlet, Gotham City's vicious new "protectors," in the start of a new arc! This dangerous duo is out to destroy the very reputation and legacy of the Batman by replacing it altogether.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


Written by Judd Winick, art by Mark Bagley and Rob Hunter, cover by Tony Daniel.

Penguin ups the ante in his bid to become Gotham's top crook and enlists a few of Arkham's finest to keep Batman busy. Meanwhile a mysterious presence enters the scene to aid the Penguin ­ or is there another motive at play? And Two-Face takes a massive leap forward in uncovering one of Batman's greatest secrets.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


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

"Elegy" part 4 of 4! Batwoman faces off against Alice in an attempt to stop the villainess from unleashing a toxic death cloud over all of Gotham! But Alice has more up her sleeve than just poison, and Batwoman's life will never ever be the same again.

Plus, The Question's search for a missing girl leads Renee to a human trafficking ring, and the Question suddenly finds herself in way over her head.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


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

"The Grail" part 4 of 4! In this explosive conclusion to the debut arc, Red Robin's search leads him to the deserts of the Middle East with the League of Assassins by his side. How many lines will he cross to prove that Bruce Wayne is alive? One journey ends, but a far deadlier one begins as Red Robin learns the truth -- although he may not survive to tell anyone, because back in Gotham City, Red Robin faces off with the one man who could stop his quest: Batman!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


Written by Paul Dini, co-feature written by Marc Andreyko, art by Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolfs, co-feature art by Jeremy Haun, cover by Nguyen.

With Batman's recent "Bruce Wayne" problems barely contained, Gotham City's new Dark Knight must now deal with the most lethal arm of Black Mask's growing empire -- Victor Zsasz!

And in the Manhunter co-feature, now that Kate has Jane Doe under arrest, what does Jane have to say about why she killed the former DA? Will she flip on her actual leader, the Black Mask ­ or will she continue to point the finger at Two-Face?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


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

Bruce Wayne has always been considered the quintessential ladies' man. But he's never faced ladies quite like this before! Has Gotham City's playboy prince finally met his match?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 30.


Written by Peter J. Tomasi, art by Fernando Pasarin, cover by Tom Mandrake.

"The Hunting" continues as Metamorpho, Black Lightning and Geoforce scour the globe to track down Clayface. But when tensions rise, Lighting and Geoforce will find themselves at odds over the control of the team. Plus, the Creeper and Man-Bat head down to the bayou to catch themselves a Killer Croc!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


Written by Peter Milligan, art by Andy Clarke, cover by Jock.

Batman learns that appearances can be deceiving in Moscow in part 3 of this 5-part story! Every mobster in Russia seems too terrified of the Tsar and his Bear to talk about the crime kingpin. But is Bear having doubts about his mission and his boss? Who can Batman trust in this unfamiliar city where nothing is as it seems?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 2.

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

A six-issue event that spells out the definitive origin of Superman for the 21st century -- and it all starts with a gigantic 48-page issue! Chronicling Clark Kent's journey from the cornfields of Smallville to the skyscrapers of Metropolis, you'll witness a whole new look at the beginnings of Lex Luthor, the Legion of Super-Heroes, Lois Lane, Metallo, Jimmy Olsen, the Parasite and more! It's a look at the mythic past of the Man of Steel with an eye toward the future!

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


Written by Greg Rucka, co-feature written by James Robinson and Rucka, art by Julian Lopez, co-feature art by Cafu, cover by Pere Perez.

"The Hunt for Reactron" starts here! Spilling out of the stunning finale of "Codename: Patriot," Supergirl and Flamebird find themselves at each other's throats! What's happened to these two childhood friends to put them at such odds, and can Nightwing calm them down before the situation escalates? And just what are they going to do about all of the guys who are surrounding them? You know, the guys in the tanks? Continued in Supergirl #45!

Plus, the Captain Atom co-feature continues! What is happening to Captain Atom, and more important, what's happening to his mind? Team Breach is on hand to lend some answers, but Atom probably isn't going to like them.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


Written by Geoff Johns, co-feature written by Johns and Michael Shoemaker, art by Francis Manapul, co-feature art by Clayton Henry, covers by Manapul.

Superboy is back and living out his teenage years in Smallville. But all is not as it seems in Superman's hometown. And while Conner reunites with his former girlfriend, Wonder Girl, to see if they have a future together, Lex Luthor and Brainiac form a partnership that will cause havoc throughout the DC Universe. But what do their plans have to do with Conner and the other students at Smallville High?

Plus, in the Legion of Super-Heroes co-feature, which takes place all the way in the 31st century, Lightning Lad travels to the prison planet of Takron-Galtos to confront his brother, Lighting Lord. There, Lightning Lord informs Lighting Lad of a shocking family secret that sets the pieces in motion for a war that will decide the future of the universe. Yeah, the universe. No big.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


Written by James Robinson, art by Renato Guedes and Jose Wilson Magalhaes, cover by Cafu.

Tragedy strikes in the aftermath of "Codename: Patriot" as Metropolis buries one of its own! And with a man down, the Science Police are on their own to stop a cadre of Super-Villains from stealing a formerly common commodity that has suddenly become rarer than gold!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 30.


Written by Greg Rucka and James Robinson, art by Pete Woods, cover by Gary Frank, varian cover by Bryan Talbot.

It's never a dull moment on New Krypton -- just when Superman was getting used to his place on his reborn homeworld, he's thrust into a new position that makes his previous duties look like a cakewalk. And thanks to the fallout from the "Codename: Patriot" storyline, New Krypton's ruler -- and Superman's aunt -- Alura has her hands full keeping the people of Kandor from panicking. So of course it's the perfect time for an alien threat to arrive and declare war...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


Written by Sterling Gates, art by Jamal Igle and Jon Sibal, cover by Joshua Middleton.

Continuing from Action Comics #881 ­ "The Hunt for Reactron" part 2! Can Supergirl rely on her seemingly unstable childhood friend to help her track down her father's assassin? Or will she ultimately get burned by Flamebird?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


Written by Sterling Gates, art by Fernando Dagnino and Raúl Fernandez, cover by Renato Guedes.

In Supergirl #34, Supergirl took the new secret identity of Linda Lang. But how long until someone finds out her secret? Now, for the first time ever, witness Supergirl's initial attempt to live her double life in "Linda Lang: Day One"!

Plus! The secret origin of Superwoman revealed! What drove Lucy Lane to become the superpowered threat known as Superwoman? How did she transform from Lois Lane's little sister into Project 7734's secret weapon? Find out here!

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


Written by Joe Casey, art and cover by Rafael Albuquerque.

Batman makes a shocking discovery with possible Kryptonian origins that places the duo in certain doom - unless Superman makes the ultimate sacrifice...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 23.



Written by Angela Robinson, co-feature written by John Rozum, art by Roger Robinson and Hilary Barta, co-feature art by Tom Derenick and Bill Sienkiewicz, cover by Stanley Lau, variant sketch cover by JG Jones.

Spinning out of August's "Red Circle" event comes the new ongoing adventures of the selfish rich-boy hero the Web, and the mysterious-undying Hangman. The Web is a man who has only recently come to understand the burden of true heroism. He's fighting crime on his own terms, and for his first mission he's hunting down the men responsible for killing his brother!

Plus, the Hangman stars in his own co-feature! The Hangman haunts the streets of San Francisco and touches lives as he works to discover whether his powers are a blessing or a curse.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


Written by Eric Trautmann, co-feature written by Brandon Jerwa, art by Marco Rudy and Mick Gray, co-feature art by Greg Scott, cover by Francis Manapul, variant sketch cover by JG Jones.

Spinning out of August's "Red Circle" event come the new ongoing adventures of the patriotic Shield and the mysterious man on the run, Inferno! Lt. Joe Higgins, a.k.a. The Shield, goes into the hotspots civilians dare not go. His first mission takes The Shield to the razed country of Bialya, destroyed by the rage of Black Adam in 52. Something lurks in the mountains beyond militia activity, and The Shield must investigate!

Plus, Inferno stars in a fast-paced co-feature! Who is Inferno, and why is he being pursued by the Dark Men? He'd better find out fast because Green Arrow and Black Canary have questions of their own for the new hero!

40 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 9.

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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.

Booster Gold faces off against Black Beetle for the fate of the entire Justice League. But Black Beetle isn't all he seems, and his one, true identity is revealed at last! Plus, Sturges and Norton take Blue Beetle out of El Paso and drop him directly into harm's way in a battle against...Black Beetle!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


Written by J. Michael Straczynski, art and cover by Jesus Saiz.

Straczynski arrives on Thr Brave and the Bold! First up, he pairs Batman and...Dial H For Hero? Robby Reed and his grandfather thought their brief visit to Gotham City would go smoothly until one of Gotham's petty thieves made the score of the century in the form of Robby's H-Dial! Batman's on the case, but The Joker's crime wave has the city in a panic, and the power of the H-Dial has had a very unexpected effect on the hood who stole it. The choices he makes could change his life -- and Robby's -- forever!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


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

Romeo, Romeo...just how dead are you, Romeo? Needless to say, things have not gone well for our vampire with a conscience since last issue. The clock is ticking and there's not much Romeo can do to save Whisper from meeting a brutal final fate. Not a great outlook for our star-crossed lovers, is it? Well, Romeo can't say he wasn't warned.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


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

It's a black hole, but it's not a black hole. If you're a Doom Patrol fan, that made perfect sense. And even if not, then you're in for one hell of a ride as the Doom Patrol face off against the most annoying alien this side of G'nort. Oh, and DC sends the Metal Men into space. Just because.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


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

In a battle along the outskirts of time, the secrets of the Speed Force have been revealed! The new archnemesis of those who ride the lightning is coming for Iris Allen. And the Barry Allen you knew is gone forever...or is he? What change does Wally West face? What destiny will Kid Flash choose? Prepare to meet a Flash Family that's both familiar and different...and get to the starting line for the next epic adventures of the Speed Force!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 30.


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

The main feature this month focuses on the DC Universe's bizarre answer to Thelma & Louise as Black Canary and her rival Cupid end up on the lam from both Big Game and the Star City Police! Meanwhile, this issue's co-feature sees Green Arrow doing his best to bring down Big Game himself before the baddie can find either woman in GA's life!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


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

"Six Gun War" part 4 of 6! Hex, Bat Lash and Tallulah Black are off to find and kill Quentin Turnbull, but on the way, they run afoul of a dangerous band of banditos. And if that wasn't bad enough, Hex meets up with an old friend ­ but can he be trusted? Or is betrayal on his mind?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


Written by Len Wein, art by Tom Derenick, cover by Joe Prado.

It's the epic finale of the 3-part Royal Flush arc as Roulette and Amos Fortune raise the stakes, and the JLA go all in! But with the odds against them, the team had better pray for a last-minute miracle before their chips are cashed in for good.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


Written by Chuck Kim, Josh Williamson, Rich Fogel and others, art by Mahmud Asrar, Adrian Syaf and others, cover by Jay Anacleto.

With a tale this massive, we could only fit it in an 80-page giant! When a battle between Epoch and the Time Commander spills over into our era, the Justice League finds itself scattered throughout time. That leaves Superman and Dr. Light fighting alongside a tornado-powered Samurai, Green Lantern and Red Arrow locked in a showdown with Cinnamon in the Old West, Green Arrow and Firestorm facing the Bride of Frankenstein in WWII, John Stewart and Vixen drawing swords alongside the Shining Knight, and Black Canary and Zatanna evading gangsters with the original Crimson Avenger!

80 pages, $5.99, in stores on Sept. 30.


Written by James Robinson, art and covers Mauro Cascioli.

The team welcomes two new members as Supergirl and Shazam join the roster! And it's just in time, too, because when Prometheus is finally caught and his evil machinations are revealed, the League finds out they may be unable to stop him.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


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

Magog and Wildcat square off as the team traitor involved in the attack on a fellow JSAer is revealed! It all leads to greater tension and permanent rifts within the most storied Super Hero team of all time! Clearly, this was an inside job, and though they may not realize it now, the damage to the group is deeper than any of them suspects.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 30.


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

The trail of Kobra leads the Justice Society of America to Fawcett City! Jason Burr may think that it's safe to venture into former Shazam territory, but he's about to learn that the JSA protects each other's turf no matter what. And now that Burr has gotten them mad, there's no holding the Justice Society back!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


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

His powers are gone. His teammates are beaten. His family hates him. Prismatik and Bloodrage have all the power of the League of Titans HQ to themselves. And this mini-series only has one issue to go. It doesn't look good for Buddy Baker, does it?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 30.


Written by Keith Giffen, art and variant cover by Howard Porter and John Dell, cover by Glenn Fabry.

Introducing the latest member of the Justice Society of America to break out into his own monthly series! Tired of chafing at the restraints that being a member of the JSA put upon him, Magog decides to take justice into his own hands and track down who's behind the dealing of high-tech arms to lowlife scum around the DC Universe! The hunt starts Magog on the path to discovering his own unavoidable destiny.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


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

Gabriel Cole's family has fallen apart, and Alpha One has a nuclear bomb! But Alpha's pride could be his undoing when Cole finds himself alone in the "hero's" headquarters...and his rage begins to lead him down a terrifying road!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


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

"Space Girls Gone Wild!" part 2 of 3! As the trio of sexy alien marauders continue their rampage across Earth, Power Girl tries to figure out how to stop 'em! But with aliens this gorgeous, readers won't ever want them to leave!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 23.

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

Word of Starro's invading horde and Vril Dox's rebellion reaches the masses, and sides are drawn. Plus, the mighty Khund fleet enters the battle against Starro! Too bad for them. Plus: The all-new, all-dangerous Omega Men.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


Written by Kevin VanHook, art by Jose Luisí and J.P. Mayer, cover by Ed Benes and Mariah Benes,

This mini-series shines a new light on the true origin of Red Tornado, the Justice League of America's resident android Super Hero! Discover a crew of characters new to the DC Universe, if Red Tornado has his way, also uncover the hero's true android family! But will it cost him the love of his adopted human one?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


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

War breaks out on the new Devil's Island and the Six are split in half. Now they're on opposite sides and ready to die (or kill) for their cause! But what in the world are they fighting over that's strong enough ­ and brutal enough -- to take down Wonder Woman?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


Written, art and cover by Scott Kolins.

Buried on a Sunday! With the Death of Solomon Grundy, Cyrus has no distractions or lies to hide behind anymore. We finally learn the answer to who killed Cyrus Gold and why. But will Cyrus forgive his killer and end his curse forever? And with his past mistakes, will Hell let him go? Time runs out for Cyrus as Blackest Night hits. Is this the end of Solomon Grundy?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


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

Comet versus the original Captain Comet! The old Captain wants to build a dangerous new utopia for the universe, and it looks like his younger counterpart is the only one who can stop him!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


Written by Felicia D. Henderson, co-feature written by Sean McKeever, art by Joe Bennett and Jack Jadson, co-feature art by Yildiray Cinar and Júlio Ferreira, cover by Joe Bennett and Jack Jadson, variant cover by Andy Clarke.

A gala 75th issue with an all-star cast of Titans past and present! Joining this issue for the extravaganza is new ongoing writer Felicia D. Henderson, a co-executive producer on TV's Fringe! The start to a fresh new take on DC's premier teen team! And in the Ravager co-feature, Rose lies nearly dead in the Arctic when a horrific discovery chills her even more!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 30.


Written by Pat McCallum, art by Angel Unzueta and Wayne Faucher, cover by Unzueta.

Spotlight on Beast Boy! Gar Logan grows tired of not being taken seriously by his Titans teammates. And what he plans on doing about it will shock you!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


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

Now Vigilante finds himself on the run and living on the mean streets of Gotham City where he must now avoid the FBI, the mob and the Bat. But Vigilante has a few tricks up his sleeve and a few Gothamites in his sights!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


Written by Mike Grell, art by Chad Hardin and Walden Wong, cover by Grell.

"Saga" concludes in a blaze of magic and gunfire! The Warlord is back where he belongs at the head of an army. But this battle will be fought by land and air, and his enemy has harnessed power beyond comprehension! It'll take more than a sword to finish this fight. Are Morgan's new surface-world allies up to the challenge?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


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

"The Rise of the Olympian" has changed Wonder Woman's life completely, and it's not over yet as repercussions are still being felt all over the world! In this issue, Diana finds herself fighting for her life against the man destined by the gods to take her place ­ Achilles, the Warkiller!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 30.

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Written by Don Cameron and Bill Finger, art by Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson, Jack Burnley and George Roussos, cover by Jack Burnley.

DC continues collecting Batman stories in chronological order for the first time. In this new, eighth volume, Batman and Robin face some of their greatest foes, including the Penguin, The Joker, and Catwoman, in stories from Batman #14-15, Detective Comics #71-74 and World's Finest Comics #8-9.

192 pages, $14.99, in stores on Oct. 14.


Written by James Robinson, Warren Ellis and Alan Grant, art by John Watkiss, John McCrea and Quique Alcatena, cover by John Watkiss.

Collecting three monstrous tales for the first time from Legends of the Dark Knight #71-73, 83, 84, 89 and 90! First, Batman investigates murders that seem to have been committed by a werewolf. Then, he must battle bio-engineered soldiers turned killing-machines. And in the final story, Batman faces Clayface!

192 pages, $19.99, in stores on Oct. 28.


Written by Tony Daniel and Fabian Nicieza, art by Tony Daniel, Guillem March, ChrisCross, Jamie McKelvie, Alex Konat and Mark McKenna, cover by Daniel.

Following the disappearance of her protector, Gotham City may be too far gone for Nightwing, Robin, Commissioner Gordon and the rest of the city's heroes to save the day. Amid the fires, rioting, looting and gang warfare, one question rings out from the souls of Gotham's desperate citizens: Where is Batman? Don't miss this hardcover featuring Batman: Battle For The Cowl #1-3, Gotham Gazette: Batman Dead? #1 and Gotham Gazette: Batman Alive? #1!

160 pages, $19.99, in stores on Nov. 18.


Written by Geoff Johns, art by Philip Tan, Jonathan Glapion, Ivan Reis and Oclair Albert, cover by Philip Tan.

A new chapter in the prelude to the massive BLACKEST NIGHT event is collected in this hardcover featuring GREEN LANTERN #39-42! A war of light explodes across the Vega System ‹ and the Green Lantern Corps, led by Hal Jordan, must battle the bizarre Orange Lantern Corps and its leader, Agent Orange, possibly the most vile being in the universe. Plus, the Guardians' pact with the criminals of the universe is revealed.

128 pages, $19.99, in stores on Nov. 11.


Written by Peter Tomasi, art by Patrick Gleason and Rebecca Buchman, cover by Patrick Gleason.

The Green Lantern Corps faces the Sinestro Corps in this prelude to Blackest Night from issues #33-38 of the monthly series! Mongul enslaves the planet Daxam, making it the home world of his Corps. Will Sodam Yat, the Green Lantern known as Ion, fight to save his homeworld, which he's vowed never to return to?

160 pages, $24.99, in stores on Nov. 18.


Written by Geoff Johns, art by Ethan Van Sciver and Prentis Rollins, cover by Van Sciver.

The six-issue miniseries that restored Hal Jordan as Earth's Green Lantern now features a new cover by Ethan Van Sciver. This collection also includes the preview story from Wizard Magazine! See how a man born without fear rebuilds his life, putting cosmic forces into motion that will have repercussions on Earth and across the universe.

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


Written, art and cover by Howard Chaykin.

Howard Chaykin's 1988 mini-series is back in print! Polish pilot Janos Prohaska -- better known as Blackhawk -- is on American soil and in trouble. Accused of Communist leanings, he stumbles across a plot to overthrow the U.S. government and bomb New York City concocted by former Nazis out for revenge.

160 pages, $19.99, in stores on Oct. 28.


Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, art by Jordi Bernet, Rafa Garres and David Michael Beck, cover by Bernet.

Jonah Hex returns, six-guns blazing, in this new collection of issues #37-42 of his acclaimed series. This time, Hex runs afoul of a trio of beautiful female bounty hunters and almost becomes the victim of a doctor's grisly practice.

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


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

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

192 pages, $14.99, in stores on Oct. 28.


Written by Dennis O'Neil, art by Denys Cowan, Bill Wray and Malcolm Jones III, cover by Cowan.

Secrets of the Question's past are revealed in this new, fifth volume collecting issues #25-30, as The Question faces The Riddler and battles martial arts expert Lady Shiva.

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


Written, art and cover by Billy Tucci.

Sgt. Rock returns in this new tale inspired by true events. From the bloody beaches of Normandy to the muddy forests of the Vosges Mountains, Easy Company is joined by Johnny Cloud, the Haunted Tank and other DC war heroes as they battle for their lives behind enemy lines against a force ten times their size. From the six-issue mini-series.

160 pages, $24.99, in stores on Nov. 25.


Written by Jeph Loeb, art and cover by Ed McGuinness, Dexter Vines and Tim Sale, cover by McGuiness and Vines.

DC Comics is pleased to offer a special new edition of the classic trade paperback collecting Superman/Batman #1-6 to coincide with the Fall 2009 WHV direct-to-DVD DC Universe Animated Original movie, featuring the same logo as the movie packaging.

160 pages, $14.99, in stores on Oct. 28.


Written by Mark Millar, art by Dave Johnson, Kilian Plunkett, Andrew Robinson and Walden Wong, cover by Johnson.

For the first time, DC's classic 3-issue epic is collected in hardcover. In this tale of Cold War paranoia, the spaceship carrying the infant Superman lands in the 1950s Soviet Union, where he grows up to become a symbol of Soviet power.

168 pages, $24.99, in stores on Nov. 11.


Written by Paul Kupperberg, art by Ken Landgraf, Kurt Schaffenberger, Marshall Rogers and others,cover by Curt Swan and Murphy Anderson.

Flamebird and Nightwing, heroes of the bottle city of Kandor, soar in this new collection of tales from Superman Family #173 and 183-194. Explore the world of Krypton through the adventures of Flamebird and Nightwing, as new heroes of the same name are current rising stars of the DC Universe.

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


Written and art by various, cover by Bernie Wrightson.

Nearly 500 black-and-white pages of House of Secrets horror stories in one value-priced volume collecting issues #99-119. These stories features work by horror master Bernie Wrightson, Michael Kaluta, Alex Nino, Sergio Aragonés and many others.

496 pages, black and white, $17.99, in stores on Oct. 21.


Written by Kurt Busiek and Fabian Nicieza, art by Mark Bagley, Scott McDaniel, Mike Norton and others, cover by Andy Kubert.

The final, massive collection of Trinity, featuring issues #36-52 of the weekly series. The world hasn't just been changed, it's been destroyed. Can the Trinity still save the day?

424 pages, $29.99, in stores on Oct. 14.


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

When the gods change their plans for man's world, it's up to Wonder Woman to protect humanity against an invading army of male warriors and a new adversary called Genocide.

An army of Olympians has risen for an all-out assault on war across the globe and only Wonder Woman can stop them in this new title collecting issues #20-27! One particular attack could spell the end of the Department of Metahuman Affairs and end WW's secret identity of Diana Prince. And Wonder Woman's life is changed forever when she faces a monster named Genocide who goes toe-to-toe with her . . . and wins.

208 pages, $14.99, in stores on Nov. 4.



Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, art by Simon Coleby / Cliff Rathburn and Drew Johnson / Ray Snyder, cover by Coleby.

Kaizen Gamorra's assault on the Carrier catches the team unawares -- and completely unprepared! Can they hold off his overwhelming forces without a key member? Looks like they'll have to since the Midnighter left the team in an attempt to find a cure for Apollo...and his journey will have massive ramifications for World's End!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


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

Beginning the shocking last storyline leading up to the issue #50 series finale! Mayor Hundred must navigate the most challenging hot-button issue of his career, while a powerful new archenemy reveals a terrifying plan that's been in the works since the very first issue of Ex Machina!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


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

Zombies, Deadites, and demons ­ oh my! The army of the dead is loose in Washington, D.C. and no one is safe from their rampage. As the capital city burns, Freddy Krueger's devious plan starts to come together. No longer is he limited to the kids from Springwood or Crystal Lake. Now the world is his Elm Street, and the streets will flow with blood. Jason Voorhees leads the dead in the sacking of D.C. that cuts down everyone from shoppers to senators.

Things are looking grim for Ash's Nightmare Warriors as Tommy Jarvis and Jacob Johnson are taken captive, leaving a depleted group to figure out how to stop the storm of slaughter taking place in the streets. Pulled into Freddy's nightmare, they are given an ultimatum: "Bring the Necronomicon to me or I'll gut your friends while you watch." It's all-out Armageddon in the White House when Freddy takes his place on the highest seat in the land...the Oval Office.Co-published with Dynamite Entertainment.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


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

Dane and Maya return from their dangerous mission into the Briarwood to retrieve the missing girl, but the queen's representatives aren't offering a hero's welcome! Looks like the queen couldn't care less about the young girl and instead wants the box containing the potion that could keep her majesty from dying. But the box is empty! Now Dane and Maya must return to the Briarwood to find the vial before the queen dies...or her fate becomes their own!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


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

The heroes of Gen13 attempt to rebuild their shattered world in this new collection featuring issues #21-26. After jumping through an I.O. teleportation device at the close of their last adventure, the Gen13 kids find themselves in a radically changed world they never expected.

112 pages, $17.99, in stores on Oct. 28.


Written by by David Gallaher, art and cover by Steve Ellis.

The first winner of Zuda Comics' monthly online competition, HIGH MOON is a horror adventure of cowboys and werewolves in the Old West. HIGH MOON begins with a gruff bounty hunter, Matthew Macgregor, investigating a series of strange happenings in the dusty town of Blest, Texas. While Macgregor seeks to uncover the town's dark secrets, he tries desperately to keep his own hidden.

The horrors of Blest ripple out to the mountainous town of Ragged Rock, Oklahoma, where another detective investigates a series of murders following a bizarre train robbery. Uncovering an age-old vendetta, this mysterious lawman is forced to do battle with a steam-driven monstrosity.

Macgregor's tale concludes as a young woman's dire call for assistance leads him through the Black Hills of South Dakota and into devastating battle between two warring factions. Macgregor must face down the United States government - only to discover a secret ritual that spells the destruction of the American frontier.

192 pages, $14.99, in stores on Oct. 7.


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

As the concert to end all concerts kicks off with a bang (and a boom, and a ka-pow or three), Skin and Ivory deal with the fallout of their actions, Amp and Axe try to make peace, Ass gets a heck of a good luck present, a new threat is uncovered, and the Clap's rivals are revealed at last! Will anyone survive to the encore?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 23.

NORTH 40 #3

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

It's after dark at the salvage yard, and two boys are about to discover that the nightmare gripping Conover County can come clad in steel and fire. Meanwhile, a gathering at the high school goes on as planned, though this dance wasn't originally going to be overseen by teenagers who could set fires with their minds or consume souls with new "parts" they'd grown. But even they may not be prepared for the guests coming from Lufton's graveyards. And what does Dyan, one of the architects of Conover's fate, have in mind for a frumpy classmate whom she's luring through the nightmarish streets?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


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

The hit comic based on the game concludes! Biological weapons, unhinged commandos, violent creatures and more round out this final issue! New York City stands as a symbol of our nation, but if New York homicide detectives can't rise to the occasion and stop events that are in play, NYC will become a wasteland.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


Written by David Tischman, art by Philip Bond and David Hahn, cover by Bond.

The sordid details of the MacGuffin's private life become fair and balanced on the 24-hour news channels, and Red Herring sounds like Chicken Little telling stories of men in black sunglasses and how the sky will fall if they find out she's alive. There's a special on blueberry at the House of Pi, and Maggie finds a pair of cute boots at the outlet mall. At the end of the day, it's a good day to die ­ even if you're being followed by an unmarked car.

32 pages, $2.99, 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.

On a zerg-infested world, the War Pigs come face-to-face with Jim Raynor, but it's becoming painfully clear that nothing is what it seems, least of all the man who brought them back together for this do-or-die mission ­ Cole Hickson. Prepare for revelations, shocks and cover-to-cover action! Plus, a peek at Nuura Joss' troubled past! This one has it all!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


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

It's 1945. Europe lies in ruins, the Nazi war machine defeated. Now, America's only option to end the war is Operation Olympus -- the invasion of Japan! Collecting the entire 6-issue mini-series!

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


Written by Ian Edginton, art by Leandro Fernández and Francisco Paronzini, cover by Fernandex.

Skywatch is burning. Stormwatch is down. The Knights of Khera have operational control. Only Fuji can save them now!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


Written by Ian Edginton, art and cover by Leandro Fernández and Francisco Paronzini.

StormWatch PHD attempts to continue its crimefighting mission in this new title collecting issues #13-19. StormWatch leader Jackson King has resumed the role of Weatherman -- but what role will StormWatch have in this deadly new world?

136 pages, $17.99, in stores on Oct. 14.


Written by Marc Andreyko, art by Mike Huddleston, Grant Bond, Christopher Gugliotti and Fiona Staples, cover by Breehn Burns.

The adaptation of the upcoming Halloween scarefest! Halloween has always been a night of tricks and treats, but this year, it's nothing but a cornucopia of tricks as werewolves, demons, killers and zombies celebrate the festival of Samhain!

Featuring a cover from the film's concept designer Breehn Burns and based on the Warner Bros. film from writer/director Michael Dougherty starring Anna Paquin, Dylan Baker, and Brian Cox!

96 pages, $19.99, in stores on Oct. 7.


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

For Tao to reach his ultimate goal, he's missing one element ­ the power of Max Faraday. And Wildcats and Team Seven have inadvertently led Tao straight to Max! Now the god war is really on!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


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

Following an attempt on Med'an's life, Garona and Meryl team up to take out the ogre Cho'gall. Meanwhile Med'an, Valeera and Maraad travel to Kharazhan to speak with the shade of Med'an's father. Further explore the world of the best-selling MMORPG in this hit comic series!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 16.

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AIR #13

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

Deep in the Pakistani frontier, Blythe is drawn into a holy war with a bizarre twist. If she wants to learn Zayn's final secret, she will have to survive the conflict ­ even as her own enemies close in around her.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


Written by Judd Winick, art by Tomm Coker, cover by Briand Bolland.

The five-issue mini-series from is collected at last! Adam Heller is dying, but before it's too late, his best friends offer him a chance at immortality. Now Adam is a vampire -- and it's everything he could ever want. But his eternal party crashes to a bloody halt when an ancient monster awakens and comes looking for Adam.

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on Oct. 14.

DMZ #45

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

Hearts and Minds" part 1 of 5. Following the tumultuous events of the past year, Matty Roth is redefining his role in the DMZ. No longer content to be merely a citizen journalist or a mouthpiece for Parco Delgado's struggling city government, he now rolls with his own private security force and self-defined mandate to heal the city. Is this the start of a brand-new day via the barrel of an gun ­ or will this "Rise of Matty" end with the fall of just another petty warlord?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


Written by Bill Willingham, art by Tony Akins and Steve Leialoha, cover by Joao Ruas.

"Witches" part 2 of 5! As Bufkin and Baba Yaga battle it out, Beauty and the Beast make a startling discovery that will greatly affect their future and the entire fate of Fabletown. Only Frau Totenkinder knows the truth about the horror that is to come...and she's not exactly telling.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 16.


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

There are many monsters on Greek Street, but none more terrifying then the deadly creature who's leaving a trail of corpses, each with a page of an ancient Greek play stuffed into its dead heart. Meanwhile, young Eddie learns a secret that just might cost him his life!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 2.


Written by Paul Pope, art and cover by Pope.

In a future where New York has evolved into a sci-fi metropolis, "S," a man addicted to "heavy liquid," a substance that is both a drug and an art form, finds himself trapped in a mystery littered with love and drugs. This new edition features bonus sketch material, new coloring and more.

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


Written by Peter Milligan, art and cover by Simon Bisley.

Too wild to be contained on the cover, fan-favorite artist Simon Bisley has worked his way to the insides of two issues of HELLBLAZER! First up, John Constantine is on the run, lying low and short on friends. Luckily the wife of his oldest mate Chas inherited a quiet summer cottage where Constantine can hide out until things blow over. At least he thought it was luck.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


Written by Matthew Sturges and Bill Willingham, art by Luca Rossi, Jose Marzan, Jr. and Al Davison, cover by Esao Andrews.

"The Beauty of Decay" part 2 of 5! The House of Mystery has been temporarily relocated to the Space Between. And in the process, a few of the residents that you've come to adore are left for dead. Meanwhile, despite Peter's best efforts, Harry and Fig grow closer. This issue also features the poet's dark tale of love and regret, lushly illustrated by Al Davison.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 9.


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

As you may know, during the "Great Fables Crossover," Jack defected from his own title and pushed his way into Fables for a couple of months taking his favorite artist, Tony Akins, with him. It was obvious that Jack didn't really care if his second favorite artist, Russ Braun, was horribly insulted at the thought of being, well, second best. In this issue, penciller Russ Braun will enact a revenge so hideous on Jack that one of them may not make it to issue #39.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 30.


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

When Bookburner's army attacks Revise's compound, Jack returns not as a prisoner but as Commander-in-Chief. In this new title collecting issues #28-32 of Jack's monthly series, secrets are revealed, including the strange relationships between Jack and the Page sisters.

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on Oct. 7.


Written by Kevin Baker, art and cover by Danijel Zezelj.

Alik Strelnikov lives in the shadow of Coney Island, a world of silenced rides and rusting amusement parks that mock his dreams of becoming a hero. Ten years ago, he traded a brutal existence in the Russian army for the promise of America only to become an enforcer in the Brooklyn mob. Now, he chases his ghosts with all he has left: booze, heroin and his lover, Marina, part-time prostitute and full-time fortune teller. The only way the two of them can escape their miserable fates hinges on a desperate plan that will put them between warring mobs and span a century, from contemporary Coney Island to the Russia of the Second Chechen War to spellbinding 1910s New York. Mixing historical novel, immigrant fiction and crime thriller, Luna Park marks Kevin Baker's return to Coney Island, the setting of his Dreamland.

160 pages, $24.99, in stores on Nov. 11.


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

s Madame Xanadu and the golden age Sandman confront an ancient terror in the mind-bending conclusion to "Exodus Noir."

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


Written by Alan Moore, art by Shawn McManus, Stephen Bissette, John Totleben and Ron Randall, cover by Stephen Bissette and John Totleben

In this second collection Swamp Thing hardcover featuring Saga of the Swamp Thing #28-34 and Swamp Thing Annual #2, the Earth Elemental says goodbye to the illusion of his own humanity after learning that he is 100 percent plant, meets a crew of benevolent alien invaders inspired by the classic swamp-based comic strip Pogo, and consummates his relationship with Abigail Arcane as only he could.

224 pages, $24.99, in stores on Nov. 25.


Written by Brian Wood, art by RM Guera, cover by Jock.

The intensity ratchets up yet another notch in part three of "The Gnawing" as Dash Bad Horse feels the walls closing in all around him. The drunken mystic called Catcher claims to be sent by the gods to save Bad Horse from himself, while the jailed murderer Diesel claims to be the closest thing Bad Horse has to a friend. But can he really trust either one of them?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 23.


Written by Jason Aaron, art by R.M. Guera, Davide Furno and Francesco Francavilla, cover by Jock.

In this latest Scalped volume, collecting issues #25-29 of the series, readers see the landscape of the Prairie Rose reservation and casino through the eyes of a newcomer -- a card shark and con man -- whose presence could spell doom for one of our main characters.

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on Oct. 21.


Written, art and cover by Jeff Lemire.

From out of the deep woods and the mind of indie cartoonist Jeff Lemire comes a new Vertigo monthly ongoing series like no other! After being raised in total isolation, Gus ­ a boy born with deer-like antlers ­ is left to survive in an American landscape devastated a decade earlier by an inexplicable pandemic. Even more remarkable is that Gus is part of a rare new breed of human/animal hybrid children who have emerged in its wake, all apparently immune to the infection.

Enter Jepperd, a violent, hulking drifter who soon takes in Gus and promises to lead him to "The Preserve," a fabled safe-haven for hybrid children. Along the way they'll have to contend with science militias, deadly scavengers, rival bounty hunters, and hybrid worshipping cultists as they fight to make it to safety and solve the mysteries of this deadly new frontier.

32 pages, $1, in stores on Sept. 2.


Written by Warren Ellis, art by Darick Robertson, Rodney Ramos and Keith Akin, cover by Geof Darrow.

Spider Jerusalem learns of the vicious murder of political consultant Vita Severn, one of the few people that he liked, in this new printing of the trade paperback featuring #19-24 and stories from Vertigo: Winter's Edge #2-3.

160 pages, $14.99, in stores on Oct. 28.


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

It's nothing less than epic hotel room warfare as the Unknown Soldier plays a bloodthirsty game of cat and mouse with assassins in the back halls of an exquisite five-star establishment. The real challenge will be keeping it from the high-profile guests in the banquet room next door ­ the guests who are all there for the Unknown Soldier's funeral...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 30.


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

In the India of the British Raj, young journalist and would-be novelist Rudyard Kipling gets an offer he can't refuse. It's an offer that will catapult him to fame, fortune and inexorable destruction. The secret history of the Unwritten begins in this stand-alone story.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Sept. 9.

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

Batman teams up with a mysterious figure to stop the Penguin and The Riddler, but is this anti-hero a friend or a foe? Be here for all of the cataclysmic catastrophes in "The Tale of the Catman!"

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Sept. 30.


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

It's the fight of the century! In this corner, wearing a red jumpsuit with gold-trim, is Captain Marvel! And in the other corner, wearing no trunks but made of metal, is Sivana's evil robot! Who will win? And where is Mary Marvel during all of this madness?

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Sept. 23.


Written by Jason Hall, Jim Alexander and Tom Warburton, art by Min S. Ku, Philip Moy, and Maurice Fontenot, cover by Ku.

Ben must travel back in time and team up with his younger self! Meanwhile, there's a brand new Aku Fairy Tale coming your way! And, Numbah One has to put an end to some killer ties!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Sept. 9.


Written by Scott Gross and Joey Cavalieri, art by David Alvarez, Neal Sternecky, Omar Aranda, Alberto Saichann and Mike DeCarlo, cover by Scott Gross.

Daffy takes it to the extreme! The Looney Tunes gang dominates the modeling scene in "Project No-Way." Plus, other classic reprints.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Sept. 2.


Written by Terrance Griep and Frank Strom, art by Fabio Laguna and Scott Neely, cover by Vincent Deporter.

Sumo mats are dangerous enough without the terrifying taunts of Tengu! Plus, Scooby and the gang head to prison to catch their latest villain.

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Sept. 16.


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

School's back in session! That is, Headmaster Mind's school for Super-Villains! And he's got a few lessons to teach the Super Friends about crashing his field trip!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Sept. 23.


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

Raven conjures a black hole to get to school on time, and soon black holes are popping up everywhere! The Titans try to avoid them, but they keep falling in and ending up...who knows where? Also: black holes aren't the only way to travel ­ some of the Titans discover the joys of jetpacks!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on Sept. 16.




Written and illustrated by Ken Saito.

From the author of THE NAME OF THE FLOWER. Masago is an average high school student who not only doesn't stand out in a crowd, but who also has to live in the shadow of her very popular and charismatic older brother. Then one day, tragedy strikes when Shiro sacrifices his own life for Masago and gets hit by an oncoming truck. Not too long after ‹ to her shock and confusion ‹ Masago finds herself sharing her own body with the spirit of her deceased brother. Needless to say, life is about to get very complicated for Masago!

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


Written and illustrated by Tomomi Yamashita.

Argent returns to the Kingdom of Beazol. With the cure to his poisonous condition taking effect, he is finally able to touch his beloved Princess Primula. But her wedding to Prince Lorca is looming and enemies are out to get them. There's a plot to kill the King and Lorca and frame Argent for the crime. Beazol is no longer safe and Primula is going to have to make a very difficult choice.

192 pages, $9.99, in stores on Oct. 21.


Illustrated by Asuka Izumi, original story by K-Ske Hasegawa.

A sympathetic teacher tries to help a young girl cope with the loss of her parents. Will Momo deliver advice from the girl's mother, despite a ban against doing so? Another girl encounters a mysterious classmate who appears to have magical powers, though no one else seems to be aware of them. Then get ready for another life and death tale, only this time told from the perspective of a family cat!

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


Written and illustrated by Banri Hidaka.

The tension builds between Maki and Saki, the Sugimoto half-brothers. Kazuha loves Maki, but Saki implies that something bad might happen if Maki continues to see her. To protect Kazuha, Maki breaks up with her, leaving Kazuha devastated. She confides in Maki's friend Honjo, who tells her more about the brothers' troubled past and a girl who was at the center of their conflict.

200 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Oct. 21.


Written and illustrated by Nari Kusakawa.

A dark secret is revealed, one that will shock Shakuya and change everything. She and her friends track down Lucien's would-be assassin to a nearby village. Shakuya ends up in the embarrassing situation of kissing one fiance when the other one walks in! Then both Shakuya's dad and Kuwan go missing and a very disturbing clue leaves everyone gravely concerned about Kuwan's possible fate.

192 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on Oct. 14.

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