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MONDAY, MARCH 22, 2010

DC COMICS FOR JUNE

BRIGHTEST DAY #5-6

Written by Geoff Johns and Peter J. Tomasi, art by Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason, Ardian Syaf, Scott Clark and Joe Prado, covers by David Finch/Scott Williams and Reis.

Deadman discovers the truth behind the formation of the White Lantern and what it means to the 12 returnees and the rest of the DC Universe. Plus, Aquaman, Martian Manhunter, Hawkman, Hawkgirl and Firestorm discover the price for their resurrections...and why they may be doing more harm than good to the world.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7 and July 21.

GREEN LANTERN #56

Written by Geoff Johns, art and cover by Doug Mahnke and Christian Alamy, variant cover by Stanley "Artgerm" Lau.

Brightest Day shines on as the mystery of the White Lantern piques the curiosity of Hector Hammond. The bizarre telekinetic escapes his prison cell and sets his sights on one being -- Larfleeze! Plus, Hal Jordan begins unlocking the secret behind who took Parallax during Blackest Night!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 28.

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #50

Written by Tony Bedard, art and cover by Ardian Syaf and Vicente Cifuentes, varitan cover by Patrick Gleason and John Dell.

Brightet Day burns on as Cyborg-Superman returns! You won't believe how far he'll go to secure his sinister new secret agenda. Plus, Green Lantern Ganthet has made a clandestine deal with Atrocitus. What is it and why might it spell doom for the Green Lantern Corps? The Emerald Warriors might have survived the Blackest Night just in time for a great evil to rise!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 28.

BRIGHTEST DAY: THE ATOM SPECIAL #1

Written by Jeff Lemire, art by Mahmud Asrar and Walden Wong, cover by Gary Frank.

Discover all-new allies, enemies and adventure as The Atom leaps from the pages of Brightest ay into this one-shot special! Lemire and Asrar update the Atom's origin and kick off the tiny titan's next major story, which continues this month in ADVENTURE COMICS #516 (see page 87). If you thought you knew Ray Palmer, then think again! The smallest hero in the DCU is about to become one of its biggest, and the excitement starts right here!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

GREEN ARROW #2

Written by J.T. Krul, with art by Diogenes Nevs and Vicente Cifuentes, cover by Mauro Cascioli.

A Brightest Day occurs in Star City after the White Ring gives birth to a massive forest downtown at ground zero of Prometheus' Cry for Justice attack. Inside, Green Arrow has taken up residence, determined to end the rampant corruption surrounding the forest. First, he'll have to face off against the forces of his former company Queen Industries -- including their new owner who has a secret connection to the Emerald Archer's past. Just as the twelve resurrected individuals from Blacest Night have a part to play in Brightest Day, so does the forest. Green Lantern Hal Jordan guest-stars and there's an ending you'll never see coming!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 28.

JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST #5

Written by Judd Winick and Keith Giffen, art by Joe Bennett and Fernando Dagnino, covers by Tony Harris/J.D. Meller and Kevin Maguire.

DC's biweekly Justice League event continues here! Booster Gold, Captain Atom, Fire, Ice and Blue Beetle track a mysterious villain to Russia only to find themselves face-to-face with an angry Rocket Red Brigade! When one of the Rocket Reds decides to defect and join our heroes, they all soon realize that the Justice League International is once again complete...but why, and for what purpose? The mystery deepens as this Brightest Day tie-in continues!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14 and July 28.

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #41

Written by James Robinson, art by Mark Bagley and Norm Rapmund, covers by Mark Bagley/Jesus Merino and George Perez.

In part 2 of the JLA/JSA crossover, the Starheart has staked its claim on Alan Scott and his kids Jade and Obsidian! Can the combined might of the Justice Society and the Justice League break up the newly reunited family before they unwittingly unleash serious damage on the DC Universe? Also features the second piece of the 5-part interconnecting cover by Mark Bagley and Jesus Merino!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #47

Written by James Robinson, art by Mark Bagley, Rob Hunter and Norm Rapmund, cover by Bagley and Jesus Merino.

The Brightest Day continues with Part 3 of the JLA/JSA crossover! Jade is back! But is her return a blessing or a curse? The powerful Starheart empowering Green Lantern Alan Scott is out of control and unleashing its chaotic energy across Earth. What has lured the Starheart here and what familiar threat must the World's Greatest Heroes and the Justice Society of America team up to stop? Also features the third piece of the 5-part interconnecting cover by Mark Bagley and Jesus Merino!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 28.

BIRDS OF PREY #3

Written by Gail Simone, art by Ed Benes, cover by Cliff Chiang.

The explosive first story arc of Birds of Prey continues! Pursued by an unstoppable killer, the Birds are forced to run a gauntlet of insane gang members and corrupt cops out to kill them all while trying to stop a teammate from dying in front of their eyes! The meanest BoP villain yet is calling for blood and won't stop 'til she gets it!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14.

THE FLASH #4

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14.

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

The original Captain Boomerang returns as Brightest Day continues. Meanwhile, Barry must prove his innocence to the Renegades, cops from the 25th century. Discover what connection they have to the Rogues and what travesties have occurred in the future.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14.

TITANS #25

Written by Eric Wallace, art and cover by Fabrizio Fiorentino.

Lex Luthor stands in the crosshairs -- but are the Titans out to get him, or has he been targeted by someone else? And do not miss the fight of the century: Deathstroke versus Osiris!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14.



BATMAN TITLES

BATMAN #701

Written by Grant Morrisoni, art and cover by Tony Daniel.

Grant Morrison and Tony Daniel re-team to tell the exciting 2-part, untold tale of Bruce Wayne and his adventures between Batman R.I.P. and Final Crisis! What happened to Batman -- and Dr. Hurt, for that matter -- after the devastating events at the climax of R.I.P.? And what secrets within this story point toward The Return of Bruce Wayne?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14.

BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #4

Written by Grant Morrison, art by Cameron Stewart, covers by Andy Kubert and Stewart.

Grant Morrison's Batman story rolls on as Bruce Wayne's next stop on his amazing journey through time brings him to the Wild West -- but will he escape alive?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 21.

BATMAN AND ROBIN #14

Written by Grant Morrison, art by Frazer Irving, covers by Frank Quitely and Irving.

In "Batman Must Die!" part 2 of 3, one of our heroes lies near death! Dick Grayson and Damian Wayne enter the ultimate, blood-soaked battle against two foes who almost destroyed the original Batman. Are the new Dynamic Duo up to this final confrontation with absolute evil? If they can't truly bond as a team, they're dead!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

BATMAN: ODYSSEY #1

Written, art and covers by Neal Adams.

Legendary Batman artist and comics pioneer Neal Adams returns to Gotham City with the first issue of two 6-part miniseries! In this electrifying new story, The Dark Knight faces a series of seemingly unrelated challenges as villains and allies old and new push him to his limits like never before. After Batman discovers a dark and mysterious matrix being superimposed over his life, what sort of life-changing voyage must he embark on to escape from this powerful and insidious force?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 7.

RED HOOD: LOST DAYS #2

Written by Judd Winick, art by Pablo Raimondi, cover by Billy Tucci.

Learn the secrets of Jason Todd's hidden past! Winick and Raimondi continue revealing how the former Boy Wonder went from child sidekick to murderous villain! Newly resurrected and loose in the world, Jason finds himself alone, angry and seeking revenge. But what will happen when his blood lust takes him back to the streets of Gotham City? You've only seen pieces of the story before now!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

DETECTIVE COMICS #867

Written by David Hine, art by Scott McDaniel and Andy Owens, cover by Peter Nguyen.

The four-part epic "Batman: Imposters" begins with this thirty-page adventure! A call to arms has gone out through Gotham City, and normal, everyday citizens are being drafted into a bizarre battle. Will they side with vigilante justice or join the cause of chaos and anarchy? Only The Dark Knight can rein in the terror created by the villain known only as The Imposter. But what is The Imposter's true motivation for this gang war -- and what's hiding behind his rictus grin?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 28.

BATMAN: THE WIDENING GYRE #6

Written by Kevin Smith, art by Walt Flanagan and Art Thibert, covers by Bill Sienkiewicz and Gene Ha.

Thanks to Silver St. Cloud, Bruce is trying to learn how to trust people. But Batman is an integral part of who he is, so how can he really trust anyone? Batman even has a run-in with Catwoman because of his relationship with Silver. And when he decides to put all of his trust into someone, will he be rewarded...or punished? An extra-sized finale to volume one of Widening Gyre!

56 pages, $4.99, in stores on July 28.

BATMAN BEYOND #2

Written by Adam Beechen, art by John Stanisci, cover by Dustin Nguyen.

A mysterious new threat targets the original Batman's villains, and only Terry McGinnis -- the Batman of the future -- has a chance of finding and stopping him. But of a Catwoman stalks into the picture, Terry is torn between the lady she appears to be and the deadly tiger she might turn out to be!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.

RED ROBIN #14

Written by Fabian Nicieza, art and cover by Marcus To and Ray McCarthy.

Red Robin vs. Robin! When Damian discovers that he's on Red Robin's potential "hit list" of bad guys to apprehend, the new Robin goes about proving how wrong Tim was by trying to beat the crap out of him! Meanwhile, Tim's plans begin to flourish, starting with a new role at the Wayne Foundation and a new love life.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #14

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

Just as the girls begin working as a team, a new threat destroys everything! Can they reunite in time -- or will this be the end of the Sirens?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 28.

BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #46

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

Surrounded by a cavalcade of corpses, and with the mad Professor Combs running free, Batman and the vampire Dimeter find themselves outmatched and outnumbered by the ravenous undead. This looks like a job for Superman!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

AZRAEL #10

Written by David Hine, art by Jeremy Haun, cover by Guillem March.

New writer David Hine makes his Azrael debut in part 1 of the 4-part "The Killer of Saints!" Members of religious cults are being murdered in grotesque reenactments of the martyrdom of Christian saints. Each victim holds part of a centuries-old secret that, once revealed, will alter the course of human history.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.

BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM #14

Written by Paul Dini and Ivan Brandon, art by Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs and Ramon Bachs, cover by Nguyen.

The sequel to Heart of Hush is here! Dini and Nguyen deliver an exciting continuation of the saga of Tommy Elliot and Bruce Wayne! Cracking under the strain of living as "Bruce Wayne," Elliot plans his final, murderous revenge on Dick Grayson, Selina Kyle and other members of Wayne's extended network of friends and allies. Will Dick and Damian be enough to thwart Tommy's plans -- or will the end of Hush require the return of Bruce Wayne?

And in the new Two-Face co-feature, Brandon picks up where the trial of Two-Face left off in the Manhunter co-feature! Despite his innocence, Two-Face is a man on the run, and discovers that even when he thinks he has nothing left to lose, he hasn't quite hit rock bottom!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 21.

OUTSIDERS #31

Written by Dan DiDio, art and cover by Philip Tan and Jonathan Glapion.

"The Great Divide" continues! Separated by two continents and personal differences, the two Outsiders teams are pushed to their limits. Black Lightning, Owl Man and newest member Freight Train take on the combined might of Chemomorpho while Geo-Force and his army invade a neighboring country -- only to come face-to-face with that country's defender, The Olympian!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 28.

BATGIRL #12

Written by Bryan Q. Miller, art by Lee Garbett and Jonathan Glapion, cover by Stanley "Artgerm" Lau.

It's the end of Batgirl's first year as a member of the Bat-family, and the stakes couldn't be higher! Stephanie Brown must risk her life to break into the Calculator's secret lair in an attempt to save Oracle and all of Gotham City from his techno-plague. And finally, the Calculator's daughter accepts her true destiny!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14.



SUPERMAN TITLES

SUPERMAN #701

Written by J. Michael Straczynski, art by Eddy Barrows and J.P. Mayer, covers by John Cassaday.

Straczynski begins his run on Superman! After the devastating events of War of the Supermen, how can Superman possibly continue his battle for Truth, Justice and the American Way? Find out here in "Grounded" part 1 and get in on the starting line of a modern-classic Superman story!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14.

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #74

Written by Paul Levitz, art by Jerry Ordway, cover by Ardian Syaf and Vincente Cifuentes.

In "How Not To Be A God," Luthor's plan for the planet Lexor progresses while Superman and Batman search for those behind the cult that wants to sacrifice Lois in the name of their Man of Steel god.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.

ACTION COMICS #891

Written by Paul Cornell, art by Pete Woods, cover by David Finch and Joe Weems.

When Lex Luthor finally regained control of LexCorp, he thought he had everything he wanted. But in Blackest Night, he briefly became an Orange Lantern and got a taste of true power. Now he'll do anything to get that power back. Buckle in for a greatest hits tour of the DCU's most wanted as Lex Luthor begins an epic quest for power.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 28.

SUPERGIRL #54

Written by Sterling Gates, art by Jamal Igle and Jon Sibal, cover by Shane Davis and Jamie Grant.

Sterling Gates and Jamal Igle continue their bold new direction for The Girl of Steel! When a vicious new threat arrives in Metropolis, it's up to Supergirl to stop the monster. But, boy, is she in for a surprise when she finds out just who this thing is and where it's from!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.



FIRST WAVE TITLES

FIRST WAVE #4

Written by Brian Azzarello, art by Rags Morales, covers by J.G. Jones and Geof Darrow.

First Wave returns from a month off with all guns blazing, as Doc Savage and the Bat-Man set a course for Hidalgo for very different reasons! Could Bruce Wayne be the Golden Tree's newest acquisition? And where does the trail of a fortune in missing gold lead the Avenger?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 7.

DOC SAVAGE #4

Written by Paul Malmont, co-feature written by Jason Starr, art by Howard Porter and Art Thibert, co-feature art by Scott Hampton, cover by J.G. Jones, variant cover by John Cassaday.

"The Lord Of Lightning" concludes as Doc Savage faces down the mastermind behind the attack on New York -- high in the clouds above the United Nations! The true face of this enemy could crack even Doc's resolute faith in human nature...

And in the co-feature, Justice Inc., the kidnapping plot Benson hoped to unravel has turned into a horrific murder ring, and Benson himself is next on the hit list!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 14.

THE SPIRIT #4

Written by David Hine, co-feature written by Marv Wolfman, art by Moritat, co-feature art by Phil Winslade, cover by Ladronn.

New series writer David Hine comes aboard for the first chapter of "Frostbite!" The ultimate high has arrived on the corners of Central City, and the ghouls who deal it aren't interested in cutting the all-controlling Octopus in on the action! It doesn't take long for hot blood to hit the icy city streets!

And in the co-feature, The Spirit: Black & White, Marv Wolfman and Phil Winslade show us what happens in Central City when the lights go out -- every last one of them! It's a citywide blackout in black and white!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 21.



DCU TITLES

ADVENTURE COMICS #516

Written by Paul Levitz, co-feature written Jeff Limire, art by Kevin Sharpe and Wayne Faucher, co-feature art by Mahmud Asrar, cover by Scott Clarke and David Beatty.

Adventure Coomics returns to its historical numbering with this issue just in time for Levitz to retell the Legion's origins! Everything begins on a somber note reflecting on the past with "The Last Will and Testament of R.J. Brande"!

Also, this issue begins an all-new co-feature starring The Atom, which continues the story begun in this month's Brightest Day: The Atom Special #1 as Lemire launches Ray Palmer into an exciting new adventure smack-dab in the middle of the DCU.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 14.

BOOSTER GOLD #34

Written by Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis, art by Chris Batista and Rich Perotta, cover by Kevin Maguire.

Booster Gold travels into the past to right the wrongs of Justice League: Generation Lost. But when present-day Booster is mistaken for his past self, he lands in the middle of an old JLI mission with Blue Beetle and the man who killed him -- Maxwell Lord!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14.

DC UNIVERSE LEGACIES #3

Written by Len Wein, art by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez, Dave Gibbons and Scott Kolins, covers by Garcia-Lopez and Gibbons.

The evolution of the DC Universe continues as the Silver Age of Super Heroes dawns with the appearance of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and dozens more in the wake of the disappearance of the Golden Age heroes from active duty. Simultaneously, heroic humans without powers hold up their end of Earth's defense as the Challengers of the Unknown and the Sea Devils emerge to lend a hand!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 21.

DOOM PATROL #12

Written by Keith Giffen, art by Matthew Clark and Ron Randall, cover by Clark.

The Doom Patrol finally learn exactly whom they're up against as the Front Men attack! But will the team have time to figure out why they're fighting before this very public battle takes a massive toll?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 7.

THE GREAT TEN #9

Written by Tony Bedard, art by Scott McDaniel and Andy Owens, cover by Stanley "Artgerm" Lau.

Final issue. The tragic history of the Mother of Champions is revealed in the final issue as she confronts the Socialist Red Guardsman about his connection to the alien threat to China. But when the aliens attack, it'll be up to the super-functionaries of The Great Ten to put aside their differences and band together to save their homeland -- or die trying!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

HUMAN TARGET #6

Written by Len Wein and Peter Johnson, art by Bruno Redondo, Sergio Sandoval and John Paul Leon, cover by Redondo.

Christopher Chance and his latest client have been one step ahead of hired guns throughout Europe and narrowly avoided death at every corner. But secrets are revealed and blood runs deep in the conclusion to the action-packed series based on the hit WB television series on Fox!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14.

JONAH HEX #57

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

Two young brothers think they know everything there is to know about Jonah Hex. But all they know are tall tales, as a visit by the legendary gunslinger to their hometown proves! Guest-starring an all-star lineup of classic Western heroes!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

JSA ALL-STARS #8

Written by Matthew Sturges, co-feature written by Jen Van Meter, art and cover by Freddie Williams II; co-feature art by Travis Moore and Dan Green.

The All-Stars are on the trail of a bizarre drug cartel consisting of genetically altered jungle animals! The insanity leads the young Justice Society team to a confrontation with actual gods and goddesses -- welcome to the big leagues, All-Stars!

And in the co-feature: It's Hourman and Tigress together while Liberty Belle and Icicle join forces in an all-out effort to stop the mysterious enemy who has led the mismatched hero/villain teams on a globe-spanning wild goose chase!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 7.

THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #3

Written by Paul Levitz, art and cover by Yildiray Cinar and Wayne Faucher, variant cover by Jim Lee.

The xenophobic Earth-Man was once the Legion's most despised foe, but now he's forced to join their ranks! But can his Legion teammates -- particularly his one-time torture victim Sun Boy -- let bygones be bygones so quickly?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 21.

THE MIGHTY CRUSADERS #1

Written by Eric Trautmann and Brandon Jerwa, art by Julian Lopez and John Lucas, cover by Stanley "Artgerm" Lau, variant cover by Ian Churchill.

Fellow Americans, we are pleased to introduce you to your official government superhero team -- the Mighty Crusaders! The Red Circle has closed, and the mystery around it has grown into a full-blown conspiracy that The Shield, The Web, The Comet, Inferno, Fly-Girl and War Eagle must publicly investigate. But first, the team faces great loss and great obstacles, even when it comes to dealing with each other! This new monthly series brings together the Red Circle heroes to investigate a massive mystery in the DC Universe and features action, intrigue and giant robots.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14.

MAGOG #11

Written, art and cover by Scott Kolins.

The Psy-cho Twins are seeing flashes of the future, and for Magog that appears to mean Kingdom Come! In part 1 of a 5-part story written and illustrated by Scott Kolins, Magog races across the U.S./Canadian border to stop an experiment gone wrong at S.T.A.R. Labs, and it becomes clear he's witnessing the birth of N-I-L-8, a major player from Kingdom Come.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14.

POWER GIRL #14

Written by Judd Winick, art and cover by Sami Basri.

Due to the events in Justice League: Generation Lost, Power Girl finds herself mysteriously unaware of the period in her life when Max Lord was pulling her strings as part of Justice League International. Meanwhile, the distractions of being a heroine cause her business to falter as her friends and co-workers disappear. Are they simply walking away -- or is something worse happening to them?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.

R.E.B.E.L.S. #18

Written by Tony Bedard, art by Claude St. Aubin and Scott Hanna, cover by Kalman Andrasofszky.

"The Sons of Brainiac" story begins here! At long last, series star Vril Dox confronts his father, the Superman villain Brainiac! To make matters worse, Vril must also stop his own son Lyrl from destroying their home planet of Colu!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14.

SECRET SIX #23

Written by John Ostrander, art by RB Silva and Alexandre Palamaro, cover by Daniel LuVisi.

Guest writer John Ostrander brings a story about men who choose to hunt the most dangerous game in the world: The Secret Six! The Six are tricked into traveling to a secluded island where they're trapped in a fight for their lives. But the Six are nobody's prey!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

TEEN TITANS #85

Written by Felicia D. Henderson, co-feature written by Rex Ogle, art and cvoer by Jose Luis and Mariah Benes, co-feature art by Ted Naifeh.

As the hunt for Raven rages on, the Teen Titans must survive against a world bent on killing them. They're in the Wyld country now, and the rules have all changed. Meanwhile, Bombshell and Aqua Girl must battle in the belly of the beast! Plus, Traci 13 and Black Alice face off against one another! Is there anything Zatara can do to stop them from pushing the fight too far?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 28.

TIME MASTERS: VANISHING POINT #1

Written by Dan Jurgens, art and cover by Jurgens and Norm Rapmund, variant cover by Chris Sprouse and Karl Story.

"The Search for Batman" starts here! Vanishing Point -- where time ends -- is tearing itself apart, and one of the keys to keeping reality from being torn asunder is finding exactly where Bruce Wayne is in the time stream! Rip Hunter puts together a high-powered band of Time Masters to travel throughout history in search of the World's Greatest Detective, but can even the combined might and skill of Superman, Green Lantern and Booster Gold help the Time Master pinpoint where Batman went at the end of Final Crisis?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.

THE WARLORD #16

Written, art and cover by Mike Grell.

Final issue. They say that legends never die… so is Travis Morgan truly gone forever? Faced with a planet-destroying threat, the fate of all who live in Skartaris rests in the hands of his son and heir, Joshua! Will the Lost World truly be lost for good?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

WONDER WOMAN #601

Written by J. Michael Straczynski, art and cover by Don Kramer and Michael Babinski.

Straczynski smashes expectations of Wonder Woman by lauching an all-new era for the Amazon Princess! Spinning out of the mind-bending events of Wonder Woman #600, Diana must face the biggest mystery of all -- who destroyed Paradise Island?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 28.

ZATANNA #3

Written by Paul Dini, art by Stephane Roux and Karl Story, covers by Roux and Brian Bolland.

Until now, Zatanna and Brother Night have sparred from a distance -- but that all changes when Night targets Zatanna's closest friends, provoking a magical brawl like nothing you've seen before! San Francisco might never be the same!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.



DCU TRADE PAPERBACKS

BATMAN: THE WIDENING GYRE VOL. 1 HC

Written by Kevin Smith, art by Walt Flanagan and Art Thibert, cover by Bill Sienkiewicz.

Collecting the 6-issue miniseries from fan-favorite writer Kevin Smith! As Bruce Wayne gets reacquainted with former girlfriend Silver St. Cloud, who attempts to teach Bruce about trust, Batman takes on a mysterious new partner in his fight against crime in Gotham City. But will his attempt at trusting someone cause him to be rewarded or punished?

176 pages, $19.99, in stores on Sept. 1.

BATMAN: THE BAT AND THE BEAST TP

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

In this tale from Batman Confidential #31-35, a Russian crime kingpin known as The Tsar threatens to take over the Gotham City mob, and Batman must travel to Moscow to face this strange foe on his home turf.

128 pages, $12.99, in stores on August 25.

BATMAN: ARKHAM REBORN TP

Written by David Hine, art by Jeremy Haun, cover by Cliff Chiang.

Following Black Mask's destruction of Arkham Asylum, Dr. Jeremiah Arkham has rebuilt the Asylum following the design of his mad Uncle Amadeus. But will the new Arkham be a haven for the criminally insane -- or a house of torture? Collecting Batman: Battle For The Cowl -- Arkham Asylum #1, Arkham Reborn #1-3 and Detective Comics #864-865.

144 pages, $12.99, in stores on August 4.

FINAL CRISIS: REVELATIONS TP

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

As a massive cosmic battle between good and evil rages across the DC Universe, a war of faith tests the might of The Spectre and the souls of humanity! It's up to The Spectre, The Question and Batwoman to take down the minions of Darkseid before all hope is lost in this title collecting the 5-issue miniseries!

168 pages, $14.99, in stores on August 11.

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT ARCHIVES VOL. 7 HC

Written by Don Cameron, Bill Finger and others, art by Dick Sprang, Jerry Robinson and others, cover by Sprang.

The latest set of 1940s stories from Batman #26-31! Includes appearances by Two-Face, the Cavalier, the villainous duo Tweedledee and Tweedledum, the Crime Surgeon and more.

264 pages, $59.99, in stores on Dec. 22.

MAGOG: LETHAL FORCE TP

Written by Keith Giffen, art and cover by Howard Porter and John Dell. On sale August 4 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US

In his first collection, featuring issues #1-5 of the monthly series, Magog decides to take justice into his own hands and track down who's dealing high-tech arms to lowlife scum around the DC Universe. Be here as the hunt starts Magog on the path to discovering his own destiny.

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on August 4.

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: TEAM HISTORY HC

Written by James Robinson, art and cover by Mark Bagley and Rob Hunter.

In this first volume collecting stories by Robinson and Bagley from issues #38-43, the JLA is reborn with a new roster of heroes: Batman, Green Lantern, The Atom, Green Arrow, Donna Troy, The Guardian, Cyborg, Mon-El, Starfire and Congorilla. Also in this volume, the Blackest Night darkens the skies over the Justice League. Can the team get it together in time to survive the return of the undead, villainous Dr. Light?

192 pages, $19.99, in stores on Sept. 8.

THE MIGHTY VOL. 2 TP

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

The saga of Alpha One concludes here, with The Mighty #7-12! Lt. Gabriel Cole has worked his way up the ranks of Section Omega, with a connection to Alpha One that reaches back to his own childhood tragedy. But when Alpha One reveals a sinister secret, Cole must stop this renegade superman from destroying life on Earth.

144 pages, $17.99, in stores on August 25.

R.E.B.E.L.S: STRANGE COMPANIONS TP

Written by Tony Bedard, art by Andy Clarke, Claude St. Aubin and others, cover by Clarke.

Vril Dox learns that one planet could hold the key to Starro's further conquest. Meanwhile, the Omega Men, Adam Strange and Captain Comet heed Dox's call to arms to stop Starro's intergalactic starfish fleet. Collecting R.E.B.E.L.S #7-9 and R.E.B.E.L.S Annual #1.

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on August 18.

SUPERMAN: MON-EL VOL. 2 -- MAN OF VALOR HC

Written by James Robinson, art by Fernando Dagnino, Bernard Change, Javier Pina and others, cover by Cafu.

With The Man of Steel away on New Krypton, it's up to Mon-El to face off against Bizarro and General Lane in this new hardcover collecting Superman #692-697, Superman Annual #14, Superman Secret Files 2009 #1 and Adventure Comics #11. Plus, Mon-El debuts his new Superman--inspired costume in this collection guest-starring Superboy, The Legion of Super-Heroes and others. And when Superman returns to Earth, will Mon-El give up his duty as protector of a city he's grown to love?

224 pages, $24.99, in stores on Sept. 15.

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE DOOM PATROL VOL. 2 TP

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

The fate of comics' strangest super-team is revealed in this volume collecting Doom Patorl #102-121! Don't miss the original team's final battles with General Immortus, The Brotherhood of Evil and the Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man.

512 pages, black and white, $19.99, in stores on August 18.

THE WEB: SPINNING THE FUTURE TP

Written by J. Michael Straczynski, Angela Robinson and Mark Guggenheim, art by Roger Robinson, Scott McDaniel and others, cover by Stanley "Artgerm" Lau.

Billionaire John Raymond is out to upstage his heroic brother by becoming the amazingly well-equipped Web. But when a dark fate arrives for his brother, John learns what it really means to be a hero. Collecting Red Circle: The Web #1 and The Web #1-5.

144 pages, $19.99, in stores on August 11.



WILDSTORM TITLES

EX MACHINA #50

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

Final issue. WildStorm's groundbreaking, critically acclaimed political thriller reaches its conclusion with an epic, double-sized series finale six years in the making. Former superhero -- and current mayor of New York City -- Mitchell Hundred finally catches up with the unspeakable tragedy foretold in the very first page of Ex Machina #1…but countless new surprises still await! Join award-winning creators Brian K. Vaughan, Tony Harris and J.D. Mettler for what promises to be the most shocking and talked-about ending since the final issue of Y: The Last Man!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 28.

X-FILES/30 DAYS OF NIGHT #1

Written by Steve Niles and Adam Jones, art by Tom Mandrake, covers by Andrea Sorrentino, Mandrake and Sam Kieth.

Two of the most popular horror properties of the last two decades collide in this harrowing 6-issue adventure of epic proportions! Co-writers Steve Niles (writer and co-creator of 30 Days of Night) and rockstar-turned-writer Adam Jones (the band Tool) team with the amazing, moody artistry of Tom Mandrake to unleash the ultimate comic culture crossover! When evidence of a possible cannibal killer in Wainright, Alaska, draws the attention of the FBI, Agents Mulder and Scully draw the less-than-glamorous assignment. But all is not as it seems once the agents are on the ground. Not only has the long seasonal darkness begun to fall, but there's something unnatural about a few of the locals. And what does a chilling, mysterious black ship have to do with the murders? Find out here! Co-published with IDW.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 14.

TOM STRONG AND THE ROBOTS OF DOOM #2

Peter Hogan, art and cover by Chris Sprouse and Karl Story.

The adventure continues as one of Alan Moore's most beloved creations returns to comics! Tom Strong's life is in ruins, his family is dead and the Nazis have gained total world domination by exploiting a secret from his past. To overthrow his evil son Albrecht and restore the world he knew, Tom must find a way to journey back in time and seek help from the only man he can trust: himself! But will even two Tom Strongs be a match for the Robots of Doom?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 7.

STORMWATCH PHD: UNNATURAL SPECIES TP

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

In this exciting title collecting issues #20-24, Skywatch is attacked by assassins masquerading as refugees and by Kheran warriors who have been hiding on Earth for years. Can the team stand together after it's revealed that Tao has been influencing their leader King?

128 pages, $17.99, in stores on August 11.

KILLAPALOOZA TP

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

Meet the Clap: the biggest band in the world -- and a meta-human death squad! They've signed on for one last gig, but they aren't the only band -- or assassins -- on the bill. Collecting the complete miniseries!

144 pages, $19.99, in stores on August 18.

WELCOME TO TRANQUILITY: ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE #1

Written by Gail Simone, art by Horacio Dominguez, covers by Neil Googe and Ethan Van Sciver.

The fan-favorite series from Gail Simone returns as Sheriff Thomasina Lindo and the town of Tranquility's unique inhabitants face a new crisis: the return of Mayor Fury from prison! Following the cataclysmic events in the previous series, Mayor Fury faced a trial for murder and was acquitted when the star witness refused to testify. Now he's free and wants to come home to the town he loves, but a powerful foe from his past has other plans for Fury -- and the entire town! Acclaimed writer Gail Simone (WONDER WOMAN, BIRDS OF PREY) and artist Horacio Domingues (WILDCATS: NEMESIS) spin a new tale from the wondrously small town populated by larger-than-life superhuman citizens!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.

DV8: GODS & MONSTERS #4

Written by Brian Wood, art by Rebekah isaacs, cover by Fiona Staples.

Matthew Callahan (a.k.a. "Threshold") has always considered himself team leader -- the alpha dog, the perfect warrior, the awesome Super Hero in the (slightly fascist) uniform of leather and molded rubber. He's always in control. Always barking out orders. But when he's taken down by a primitive warrior armed with a simple wooden stick, he realizes he's got a few things yet to learn. You don't have to be either a god or a monster in this strange new world...you can be like Matthew and strive to be both.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.

ASTRO CITY: SILVER AGENT #2

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

The Silver Agent faces his last battle to save a world he's already saved. A heroic life comes full circle and a heroic legacy lives on in ways no one -- much less the Agent himself -- could ever have expected. Say goodbye to one of Astro City's finest and uncover more of the city's secrets in this finale to the 2-issue event.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 28.

THE AUTHORITY #24

Written by Tom Taylor, art and cover by Al Barrionuevo.

Deep in space, The Authority wage battle on two fronts. Aboard The Carrier, the combined might of the entire team is barely enough to keep the possessed, reanimated Aegean in check. It's time for Hawksmoor to finally unleash his secret weapon, but will it be enough? Outside, against the vast entity known as Mondregon, even the immense Carrier is a mere speck. The High's comeback may prove to be short--lived, as he's about to face down Mondregon in what could turn out to be a suicide mission.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

THE AUTHORITY: THE LOST YEAR #11

Written by Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis, art by Brandon Badeaux, cover by Gene Ha.

When The Authority lands in a reality where they encounter themselves as unbelievably bloody fascists, their usually indestructible will gets shaken to the core. Now they're determined to right their doppelgangers' wrongs, no matter what the cost.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.

FREE REALMS #11

Written by J.S. Lewis, art by Jon Sommariva and Allen Martinez, cover by Sommariva and Sean Parsons.

When Dane and Maya travel to the icy mountains of Snow Hill to retrieve the second Chaos Stone, they find that something has enraged the Yetis. Now they'll have to team up with an unlikely ally to subdue the furry behemoths before they tear apart the city and ruin the duo's chances to win the Royal Scavenger Hunt.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 14.

FRINGE: TALES FROM THE FRINGE #2

Written by Alex Katsnelson, Christine Lavaf and Matthew Pitts, art by David Lapham and Daxiong, cover by Diego Latorre.

Based on the TV show! In the first tale, we discover one reason Agent Broyles is the man he is today. In the second tale, a library night watchman explores the restricted section and learns far more about his life -- and future -- than he can handle.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 28.

GARRISON #4

Written by Jeff Mariotte, art and cover by Franco Francavilla.

Garrison goes "home" but doesn't stay long before being swept up in a fight that just might be the coolest sewer battle ever seen in comics history! Hold on to your boots for another over-the-top extravaganza of pure mayhem that ends with Garrison in his toughest spot ever. And Jillian? Pretty much doomed...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 28.

GEN13: TEENAGE WASTELAND TP

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

After a scary visit to Sk8-Gra-La, Gen 13 stops over in a small town ruled by the villainous Fearsmiths, an evil team intent on stopping our heroes from reaching their destination. Collecting Gen 13 #27-32!

136 pages, $14.99, in stores on August 25.

GOD OF WAR #3

Written by Marv Wolfman, art by Andrea Sorrentino, cover by Andy Park.

Kratos' epic quest continues! In this issue, the legendary warrior will battle Poseidon, man-eating spiders and most important, his own heart. Don't miss this third issue spinning out of the Sony video game God of War III, which was voted "Most Anticipated Game of 2010" at this year's Spike Awards!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 21.

MODERN WARFARE 2: GHOST #6

Written by David Lapham, art by Kevin West, cover by Federico Dallocchio.

Ghost has the elusive drug czar El Gordo in his crosshairs and he's out for bloody revenge. Can even this master of war reach a man high atop a mountain fortress with a small army protecting him? Is there any doubt? In the bullet-riddled, blood-soaked conclusion, Ghost is born!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 14.

RED HERRING TP

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

Teddy "Red" Herring wants to stop a conspiracy involving invading aliens and big businessmen, and he's convinced Maggie MacGuffin's near-death experience is the key to his success. Mix The X-Files and The Big Lebowski and you get this: a slyly dangerous collection of the 6-issue miniseries that puts the "con" back in conspiracy!

144 pages, $19.99, in stores on August 4.

SPARTA: USA #5

Written by David Lapham, art and cover by Johnny Timmons.

Everything hits the fan! Nazis have occupied the town, and the once mighty Spartans, who were bred for subterfuge and not war, turn on each other. And finally, the secret of Sparta is revealed as Godfrey outs the Maestro's true identity and the source of the terrible magic behind his power.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

WILDCATS #25

Written by Adam Beechen, art by Tim Seeley and Andy Smith, cover by Al Barrionueve.

The conclusion of "The Protectorate" brings the showdown WildStorm fans have clamored after for years! When Zealot and Midnighter -- two masters of the killing arts -- collide, can either walk away alive? And who gets caught in the crossfire? Meanwhile, the mystery of Aeon deepens, and Grunge takes a major step forward in his secret mission for Spartan.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.

WebUndies - It's not just underwear!


VERTIGO TITLES

DARK ENTRIES

Written by Ian Rankin, art by Werther Dell'Edera and a cover by Lee Bermejo.

Now in trade paperback from Vertigo Crime! Hellblazer's John Constantine must become part of Haunted Place -- a closed set reality game show -- to deal with the supernatural murder of one of the cast. He enters as a "surprise" contestant and meets the other participants, learning that they all have secrets and that one of them must be "channeling" poltergeists and/or be the murderer. However, John soon learns that he is in fact in a game show which is being broadcast only to the denizens of Hell, who have chosen him to be the next contestant. Now he has to figure out who's the killer and how to escape with his soul intact.

216 pages, black and white, $14.99, in stores on August 18.

FILTHY RICH TP

Written by Brian Azzarello, art by Victor Santos, cover by Lee Bermejo.

Now in trade paperback from Vertigo Crime! Richard "Junk" Junkin has always lived on the edge of trouble. A former professional football star whose career was cut short by injury (and gambling problems), he now finds himself selling cars in New Jersey, dreaming of what might have been and lusting after his boss' unbelievably spoiled, unbelievably sexy and unbelievably rich daughter, Victoria. So when the boss asks him to be her personal bodyguard as she tears up the New York City club scene, he leaps at the chance. But before long Junk becomes more of a lapdog than a chaperone, doing all of Victoria's dirty work . . . up to, and including, murder.

200 pages, black and white, $14.99, in stores on August 18.

CUBA: MY REVOLUTION HC

Written by Inverna Lockpez, art and cover by Dean Haspiel.

From the moment Fidel Castro captures Havana in 1959, 17-year-old Sonya believes in the promise of the Cuban Revolution. A medical student who dreams of becoming a painter, she joins the militia and finds herself caught between idealism and ideology. As a volunteer medic at the Bay of Pigs, she's imprisoned and tortured by her own comrades. Physically and emotionally scarred upon returning home, Sonya searches for fulfillment in art. But when she realizes that none of her efforts, by gun or brush, fall in line with Castro's regime, Sonya must make agonizing choices between her family, her lover and her beloved country. This graphic novel is inspired by the true experiences of first-time author and Havana-born artist Inverna Lockpez.

144 pages, two colors, $24.99, in stores on Sept. 8.

AIR #23

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

On the brink of completing her round-the-world flight, Blythe is captured by the Etesians along with Fletcher and Mrs. B. If they are to survive, Blythe must outwit her formidable old enemy, Lancaster, once and for all. And a surprising question from Zayn will make her rethink her whole future...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.

AMERICAN VAMPIRE VOL. 1 HC

Written by Scott Snyder and Stephen King, art and cover by Rafael Albuquerque.

American Vampire introduces a new strain of vampire -- a more vicious species -- and traces the creatures' bloodline through decades of American history. This first hardcover volume of the critically acclaimed series collects issues #1-5 and follows two stories: one written by Snyder and one written by King, both with art by future superstar Rafael Albuquerque. Snyder's tale follows Pearl, a young woman living in 1920s Los Angeles, who is brutally turned into a vampire and sets out on a path of righteous revenge against the European monsters who tortured and abused her. And in King's story set in the days of America's Wild West, readers learn the origin of Skinner Sweet, the original American vampire -- a stronger, faster creature than any vampire ever seen before.

192 pages, $24.99, in stores on Sept. 29.

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #5

Written by Scott Snyder and Stephen King, art and cover by Rafael Albuquerque.

It all comes down to this: revenge. It's payback time, as fledgling vampire Pearl Jones finally confronts the vicious Hollywood coven that left her for dead, and Will Bunting reveals the final, shocking chapter in the saga of James Book and his deadliest adversary, American vampire Skinner Sweet.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on July 21.

DAYTRIPPER #8

Written and art by Fabio Moon and Gabriel Ba, cover by Ba.

Bras is constantly on the road, but that doesn't stop a caring husband and loving father from having a big role in his family's daily life. Do they miss him? Can they manage well enough while he's away? And how large a hole would he leave if he weren't there anymore?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14.

CINDERELLA: FROM FABLETOWN WITH LOVE TP

Written by Chris Roberson, art by Shawn McManus, cover by Chrissie Zullo.

In this new title collecting the hot 6-issue miniseries from the writer of iZombie, Fabletown's top agent must stop illegal trafficking in supernatural artifacts. But can Cindy foil the dark plot before Fabletown is exposed to the mundy world? Includes special extras!

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on August 4.

DEMO VOL. 2 #6

Written by Brian Wood, art and cover by Becky Cloonan.

Demo volume 2 comes to a conclusion with the heartbreaking "Sad and Beautiful World," the story of a marriage that spans a lifetime. Wait until you see what these two unique young lovers had to do to make it last!

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

DMZ #55

Written by Brian Wood, art by Andrea Mutti, cover by JP Leon.

The first of five single-issue stories begins here with art by Andrea Mutti! "Collective Punishment" deals with five inter-connected storylines starring citizens and soldiers, new characters and old, weathering the storm of a brutal “shock and awe” bombing campaign on the DMZ.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14.

GREEK STREET #13

Written by Peter Milligan, art by Werther Dell'Edera, cover by Davide Furno.

Traumatized ex-soldier Phil Jackson doesn't know why he killed the dog next door. Nor can he explain his increasingly horrific flashbacks of Afghanistan. He's found that the only person he can talk to is his best friend and fellow soldier, Pat. But Pat is not what he seems to be...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

HAUNTED TANK TP

Written by Frank Marraffino, art and cover by Henry Flint.

The Haunted Tank is back in action in this collection of the 5-issue miniseries. African-American tank commander Jamal Stuart has his 21st century war ride in full battle rattle and is ready for anything -- anything except the spirit of Confederate Civil War General J.E.B. Stuart!

128 pages, $14.99, in stores on August 25.

HELLBLAZER #269

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

John Constantine is going insane, and he's crazy enough to summon the only person he thinks might offer help: Shade the Changing Man. But Shade is not the gentle soul he once was -- he's desperate and dangerous. In fact, Shade's harboring a nasty grudge and has more problems than Constantine -- if that's even possible.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.

HOUSE OF MYSTERY #27

Written by Matthew Sturges, art by Luca Rossi and Brendan McCarthy, cover by Esao Andrews.

Life can be tough when you're a lonely gay goblin, a homeless girl or the daughter of the witch queen. But things are about to change for Tursig, Fig, and Daphne respectively. Features the origin of Byzantium Mack, illustrated by the psychedelic brilliance of Brendan McCarthy.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

I, ZOMBIE #3

Written by Chris Roberson, art and cover by Michael Allred, variant cover by Darwyne Cooke.

Unless zombie gravedigger Gwen Dylan eats a dead person's brain once a month, she loses her memories. The trouble is, for the week following a feeding, she shares her head with the dead person's final thoughts and has to complete any unfinished business they've left behind. In this case, it involves solving the murder of "Dead Fred." Meanwhile, Gwen's friend Spot is finding it increasingly difficult to keep his secret life as a were-terrier from his coworkers…

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

JOE THE BARBARIAN #7

Written by Grant Morrison, art and cover by Sean Murphy.

No man, mouse or rat will be left behind as Joe embarks on a mission to save his fallen comrade Jack! But to do that, he'll have to enter the darkness of the Cellarworld and face off against the Black Horde -- samurai rats that once served King Death itself in the penultimate chapter of the hit miniseries!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.

THE LOSERS BOOK TWO TP

Written by Andy Diggle, art by Jock, Ale Garza, Ben Oliver and others, cover by Jock.

International action and intrigue explode in the new title that inspired the 2010 Warner Bros. movie. Collecting issues #13-32 of the series, The Losers Book Two finds the hard-luck black-ops band flying from Qatar to Turkmenistan amid oily dealings and flying bullets. Includes a new introduction by Ian Rankin and new cover by Jock.

480 pages, $24.99, in stores on August 4.

MADAME XANADU #25

Written by Matt Wagner, art by Laurenn McCubbin, cover by Mark Buckingham.

Spencer's got great hearing for a '60s ad exec. So great, in fact, that he can hear thoughts -- but not the kind of thoughts you want to hear. Spencer hears voices that want him to hurt others and even female voices offering lurid temptations. When Madame Xanadu suspects the influence of a malevolent spirit and intervenes, Spencer refuses. Can he resist the violent impulses -- or will he face a lifetime of heartache? Find out in part 2 of "Extra Sensory."

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 28.

NORTHLANDERS #30

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

Kicking off a new storyline with art by DMZ regular Riccardo Burchielli! Erik, a blacksmith living in Viking-era Norway, meets Ingrid, a poor girl fallen in with corrupt Christian missionaries. When the unlikely lovers find themselves duly banished from their respective societies, they launch a crusade of violent retribution!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 28.

SCALPED #40

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

In "Unwanted" part 2, Dash and Carol both battle their inner demons while a surprising character makes his dramatic return to the rez.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 28.

SWEET TOOTH #11

Written, art and cover by Jeff Lemire.

In the most intense issue yet, all of Jepperd's secrets are finally revealed, as the cold-blooded killer recounts the most horrendous time of his life and the vicious events that made him the man he is today.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

UNKNOWN SOLDIER #22

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

A standalone story with guest art by Rick Veitch! The AK-47 is the shining star of resistance movements, small wars and domestic crime the world over. And this is the story of a single rifle's 30-year trek from Cold War Soviet Union to an unknown soldier deep in the African bush.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 28.

THE UNWRITTEN #15

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

While Lizzie wanders through a Dickens novel in search of a past she thought she'd left behind her, Tom pursues his father through the streets of London and ends up in a maze made out of stories. Hopefully he'll realize this maze has a monster at its heart.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 14.

THE UNWRITTEN VOL. 2: INSIDE MAN TP

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

In this volume collecting issues #6-12 of the series, Tom arrives at Donostia prison in southern France and falls into the orbit of another story: The Song of Roland. Unfortunately for Tom, it's an epic that ends with a massacre.

168 pages, $12.99, in stores on August 11.

Warcraft at Entertainment Earth


JOHNNY DC TITLES

BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #19

Written by Adam Schlagman, art and cover by Carlo Barberi.

It's a black night in Gotham City as Batman teams up with the Green Lantern Corps to stop Cyborg Superman from killing Green Lantern Hal Jordan and taking over the universe!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 28.

BILLY BATSON AND THE MAGIC OF SHAZAM! #18

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

The secrets of the Wizard Shazam's past have come back to haunt Billy and Mary as an evil long thought vanquished has returned to take its revenge! It's a tale calculated to drive you mad... as mad as the Mad Mummy!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 21.

LOONEY TUNES #188

Written by Bill Matheny, art by David Alvarez, Mike DeCarlo and various, cover by Scott Gross.

When a run-in with kangaroo knockout, Hippity Hopper leaves Sylvester bruised and unamused, the wily cat starts training at the local gym to toughen up. But when Taz shows up, a case of mistaken identity leads to an outrageous adventure!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on July 7.

SCOOBY-DOO #158

Written by Terrance Griep, art by Joe Staton and others, cover by Robert Pope and Scott McRae.

Scooby and the Gang are summoned to a timeworn, Edgar Allen Poe-themed mansion when an original copy of Poe's poem "Alone" is stolen by a monstrous orangutan! Employing Poe's methods of "ratiocination" Scooby and friends embark on a madcap chase through the spooky house!

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on July 21.

SUPER FRIENDS #29

Written by Sholly fisch, art by Stewart McKenny and Dan Davis, cover by J. Bone.

It's convention season! And what better convention could one hope to attend than the one where the Super Friends plan to appear? But watch out! Their biggest fans -- the Imps -- are coming to see them, and Mr. Mxyzptlk is being dragged along, too. What mischief will they get into now?

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on July 14.

TINY TITANS #30

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

The Curly Hair issue! The kids line up for Kid Flash’s special new salon treatment. Will all the Titans wind up doing new ’dos?

32 pages, $2.50, in stores on July 21.



CMX TITLES

DIAMOND GIRL VOL. 2

Written and illustrated by Takanori Yamazaki.

Looks like it's not just the baseball team who wants Tsubura to play...so does her dad, Gengoro. Turns out he is a legend at turning around bad teams and making them competitive. The guys at school make the familial connection when they see Gengoro on campus. But when Tsubura rebels against her father, will he force her to play ball against her wishes anyway?

162 pages, black and white, $9.99, in stores on August 5.






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