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MONDAY, OCTOBER 18, 2010

DC COMICS FOR JANUARY

BATMAN TITLES

BATMAN: EUROPA #1

Written by Brian Azzarello and Matteo Casali, art by Giuseepe Caumuncoli and Jim Lee, cover by Lee.

The impossible has happened and Batman is on the verge of being taken down by an enemy he cannot defeat: a virus for which there is no cure! And his only possible hope for salvation is The Joker! Who infected Batman, what does the Clown Prince of Crime know, and how will The Dark Knight get that information? Together, the enemies crisscross Europe, desperate to find answers before time runs out. This 4-issue mini-series event will feature painted art by many of the industry's top talents over layouts by Camuncoli.

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

BATMAN INCORPORATED #3

Written by Grant Morrison, art and cover by Yanick Paquette and Michael Lacombe, variant cover by J.H. Williams III.

Batman and Catwoman travel to South America to reunite with Gaucho, Argentina's Batman Incorporated representative. But their trip may be cut short when an unexpected adversary sends things spiraling downward!

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

BATMAN #706

Written, art and cover by Tony Daniel.

A powerful relic, hidden and protected by an ancient order, falls into the hands of one of Batman's deadliest foes! The Dark Knight and his allies are outnumbered and outmatched as they struggle to free themselves from their merciless adversary. With death and destruction imminent, Batman must make a crucial sacrifice...

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

DETECTIVE COMICS #873

Written by Scott Snyder, art and cover by Jock.

Now at the mercy of the deadly Mirror House, Dick Grayson must fight for his life against one of Gotham City's oldest and most powerful evils!. Be here for the shocking conclusion to "The Black Mirror," the first arc by the highly anticipated new creative team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Jock!

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

BATMAN BEYOND #1

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

Batman Beyond becomes an ongoing series! Terry McGinnis and Bruce Wayne are stronger than ever after the battle with "Hush" brought their alliance close to the breaking point. But now a super-powered criminal has gotten in way over his head -- and the whole Justice League has come to Neo-Gotham to hunt him down! To top it all off, the crook's taken hostages… including Terry's mom! It's the start of a story that will change Terry's life -- and the Beyond universe -- forever.

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

BATMAN & ROBIN #19

Written by Peter J. Tomasi, art by Patrick Gleason and Mark Irwin, cover by Gleason.

"Dark Knight, White Knight" part 3 of 3! A wave of light blankets Gotham City as The White Knight makes his horrific mission personal! Meanwhile, Robin is targeted for death, and Batman must find a way to save the Boy Wonder and the countless other Gotham innocents whose lives are now at stake!

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

KNIGHT & SQUIRE #4

Written by Paul Cornell, art by Jimm Broxton, covers by Yanick Paquette and Michael Lacombe.

The Knight battles against his own armor -- in his own castle! Elsewhere, Squire struggles with romance and the possibility that she's being set up for betrayal! And meet Hank, the Knight's very American butler...

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

GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #19

Written by Peter Calloway, art by Andres Guinaldo and Bit, cover by Guillem March.

With Talia al Ghul's treachery behind them, Zatanna approaches Selina with an offer Selina never even dreamed of – erasing Batman's secret identity from her mind! The question sends Selina on a spiritual journey to learn what it means to love and live and how significantly memory plays into both.

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

BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM #19

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

In this penultimate issue of "House of Hush," a forgotten villain steps into the spotlight -- Dr. Death! Batman is shocked to learn that the very first villain he ever faced once posed a deadly threat to his mother and father. Now, years later, the bad doctor is back, and Hush has him! Their sinister alliance spells destruction for all The Dark Knight holds dear!

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

RED ROBIN #19

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

When Red Robin and his friends are trapped in the unknown world of the Unternet by the Calculator's fail-safe program, it's Batman and Robin to the rescue – but which Batman and Robin is it? If the Unternet is a telepathic communications gestalt where the villains' dreams come true, can Red Robin become its waking nightmare?

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

BIRDS OF PREY #8

Written by Gail Simone, art by Ardian Syaf and Vicene Cifuentes, cover by Stanley "Artgerm" Lau.

The stunning "Death of Oracle" arc continues, with complications that will resonate through the DC Universe! And find out more about Mortis, the most twisted Birds of Prey villain ever, as she sets her sights on Hawk and Dove in this Batman Incorporated tie-in!

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

BATGIRL #17

Written by Bryan Q. Miller, art by Pere Perez, cover by Dustin Nguyen.

Batgirl has been given her first sanctioned Batman Incorporated assignment solving a series of high-profile kidnappings, and she's thrilled! Well, she was – until Damian Wayne decided to ride shotgun. Can the Dysfunctional Duo stop fighting long enough to save the children of Gotham City's elite?

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

OUTSIDERS #36

Written by Dan DiDio, art by Keith Giffen and Mick Gray, cover by Dave Johnson.

It's an unhappy homecoming for Black Lightning when his reunion with his daughters, Thunder and Lightning, brings his Outsiders into a direct confrontation with the Justice Society of America!

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

AZRAEL #16

Written by David Hine, art by Cliff Richards, cover by Guillem March.

Azrael's fate lies in the hands of Ra's al Ghul, and not even Batman may be able to help him! And what part will the mysterious Suit of Sorrows finally play?

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

BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #52

Written by Marc Guggenheim, art and cover by Jerry Bingham.

In "Super-Powers" part 3 of 5, Batman faces the Justice League for the first time! The landmark meeting triggers a memory back to the time he met his first super-powered team – The Zhuguan! Take a trip down memory lane to a time when a young Bruce Wayne traveled the world to find the methods he'd need to embrace his fate as The Dark Knight!

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



SUPERMAN TITLES

ACTION COMICS #897

Written by Paul Cornell and Nick Spencer, art by Pete Woods, cover by David Finch and Batt.

Part 1 of a 2-part crossover with the Secret Six! Lex Luthor doesn't want to get his hands dirty fighting Vandal Savage (that Black Ring energy ain't gonna find itself!), so he hires Savage's daughter Scandal and her Secret Six team to take the immortal villain down for him! Continued in Secret Six #29!

The last place Lex Luthor expected his quest for the Black Lantern energy to take him was Arkham Asylum -- specifically to the cell of The Joker! What clues about Lex's quest could The Joker have to offer, and why on Earth would Lex trust him? Get ready for a one-of-a-kind confrontation between comics' two greatest villains.

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

SUPERBOY #3

Written by Jeff Lemire, art by Pier Gallo, covers by Phil Noto, variant cover by Dustin Nguyen.

It's just another day at Smallville High -- girl trouble psychic attacks, gym class, lunch with Kid Flash, study hall and alien terrorists from the future!

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

SUPERMAN #707

Written by J. Michael Straczynski, art by Eddy Barrows and J.P. Mayer, cover by John Cassaday, variant cover by Jo Chen.

In a small town near Omaha, Nebraska, Superman discovers that everyone is terrified of something, but they won't say what - they just want The Man of Steel to leave as fast as possible. Find out what horrible secret awaits Superman as "Grounded" continues!

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

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #80

Written by Chris Roberson, art by Jesus Merino, cover by Fiona Staples.

Okay, so not only is the 853rd century in dire peril, so is the 21st! Surely the combined might of the DC One Million Batman and Superman and the present-day Bats and Supes is enough to save the day, right? No? Shoot. Well, this looks like a job for Robin, The Toy Wonder!

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

SUPERGIRL #60

Written by Nick Spencer, art by Bernard Chang, cover by Amy Reeder and Richard Friend.

Someone is trying to kill the young heroes of the DC Universe! Who is this villain, and how can Supergirl stop him? Maybe her friends can help -- namely, Batgirl, Blue Beetle, Miss Martian, Static and...Robin? Buckle up, folks, because this one puts the pedal to the metal on page one and doesn't let up for a second!

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



DC UNIVERSE TITLES

ADVENTURE COMICS #522

Written by Paul Levitz, art by Geraldo Broges and Marlo Alquiza, cover by Scott Clark and David Beaty.

The all-new Green Lantern of the 31st century has been chosen! This new GL also happens to be a Legionnaire, and his mission will tie into a major Legion event in 2011, the implications of which will rival those of "The Great Darkness Saga"!

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

BOOSTER GOLD #40

Written by Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis, art and cover by Chris Batista and Rich Perrotta.

Coming to grips with reality at last, Booster Gold steps up his game and finally accepts the fact that his best friend, Blue Beetle Ted Kord, is dead. This is bad news for the villain who shows up this month because they're about to face an angry Booster Gold...

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

BRIGHTEST DAY #17-18

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 and Scott Williams, variant covers by Ivan Reis and Oclair Albert.

Hawkman and Hawkgirl pay a visit to the Star Sapphires, but with the Hawks' connection to the cosmic corps, it looks like this meeting may end in bloodshed. And more even more blood may be drawn as Captain Boomerang hunts down Deadman and Dove!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 5 and Jan. 19.

DC UNIVERSE LEGACIES #9

Written by Len Wein, art by Jesus Saiz and Bill Sienkiewicz, cover by Saiz, variant cover by Sienkiewicz.

The Final Night in the DC Universe forces Parallax to make the ultimate sacrifice...and the fate of Hal Jordan's soul hangs in the balance! Also in this issue, Black Adam leaves his permanent mark on the lives of several heroes in a story illustrated by Sienkiewicz!

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

DOOM PATROL #18

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

The Doom Patrol just met The Aristocrats, and how better to follow a punchline than with some actual punching? The world's strangest Super Heroes face off with the world's most horrific family -- and they've never had a fight like this before!

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

THE FLASH #10

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

The prelude to next summer's Flashpoint event continues! The new speedster known as Hot Pursuit has arrived on his Cosmic Motorcycle, but what terrible warning has he brought with him? The Flashpoint is closing in, and it looks like no one will be safe!

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

FREEDOM FIGHTERS #5

Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray, art by Travis Moore and Trevor Scott, cover by Dave Johnson.

While strange attacks wreak havoc across the country, the Freedom Fighters are trapped in a maximum security prison courtesy of the menacing King Bullet! Who will fight for their freedom now?

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

GREEN ARROW #8

Written by J.T. Krul, art by Diogenes Neves and Vicente Cifuentes, cover by Mauro Cascioli, variant cover by David Mack.

With Green Arrow back in full form, the gangs of Star City begin looking for their own MVPs to step forward. Are Star City and Ollie ready for Black Arrow? "The Rise of Black Arrow" begins here in this Brightest Day tie-in!

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

GREEN LANTERN #62

Written by Geoff Johns, art and cover by Doug Mahnke and Christian Alamy, variant cover by Gene Ha.

Starting with this issue, 2011 becomes the year of Green Lantern, and DC is kicking it off with the shocking conclusion to "New Guardians"! Hal Jordan and Sinestro must make a great sacrifice in an attempt to protect the entities. But the future of Hal Jordan and the Corps falls into doubt when they're betrayed by one of their own! The drums are beating, the tensions are rising and the upcoming War of the Green Lanterns is set to ignite!

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

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #56

Written by Tony Bedard, art and cover by Tyler Kirkham and Batt, variant cover by Patrick Gleason.

The Sinestro Corps battles the Weaponer as the Green Lantern Corps finds itself caught in the middle of the mayhem! Will the GLC shatter its truce with the yellow fear masters to protect innocent Qwardians? Has the Weaponer brought doom upon his world? And what role does Firestorm play in this Brightest Day tie-in?

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

GREEN LANTERN: EMERALD WARRIORS #6

Written by Peter J. Tomasi, art by Fernado Pasarain and Cam Smith, cover by Rodolfo Milgliari, variant cover by Felipe Massafera.

Now that Guy Gardner's comrades have discovered the secret blood pact he began with Ganthet and Atrocitus, will they remain at his side – or will Zardor's recruits grow in rank against the Emerald Warrior? Sodam Yat may not be able to handle the fallout! Meanwhile, Red Lantern Bleez works to find out why she's so important to Zardor's plan.

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

JLA/THE 99 #4

Written by Fabian Nicieza and Stuart Moore, art by Tom Derenick and Drew Geraci, cover by Felipe Massafera.

The alien invasion is putting a strain on the efforts made by the JLA and the 99! Firestorm has to contend with three startling additions to his matrix, while Hawkman disagrees with the 99's approach to stopping the Noor Stone's latest candidate. Rughal's nefarious team-up with the space-born villain has successfully put the JLA and the 99 at odds unless Batman can find the one item that will end this assault on the two venerable super hero teams – and the Earth itself!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Jan. 26.

JONAH HEX #63

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

Jonah Hex has dealt with some wicked, vile people in his time, but never has he met someone who managed to get under his skin quite like the bandit known as Loco. Most bounties don't upset Hex, but this time, as they say, it's personal. And a pivotal piece of Hex's past is revealed in this special stand-alone story!

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

JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST #17-18

Written by Judd Winick, issue #17 art by Aaron Lopresti, issue #16 art by Joe Bennett, covers by Aaron Lopresti and Kevin Maguire.

Max Lord's plan is coming together in issue #17. The United Nations revokes Checkmate's charter, Captain Atom is wanted for murder, and the JLI is still viewed as a colossal joke. Now the team will have to gather their wits to face a new enemy – Power Girl!

In issue #18, the JLI takes on former teammate Power Girl, but will they pull their punches? Meanwhile, Max Lord continues his interrogation and torture of Blue Beetle, and Batman's investigation leads him to a discovery he would never have predicted!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 12 and Jan. 26.

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #47

Written by Marc Guggenheim, art by Scott Kolins, cover by Shane Davis and Sandra Hope.

Dr. Chaos comes to town just in time to destroy Monument Point before the Justice Society of America can completely rebuild it. Plus, Blue Devil pitches in!

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

JSA ALL-STARS #14

Written by Matthew Sturges, art and cover by Freddie Williams II.

Who -- or what -- are The Puzzlemen? Ancient artifacts are being stolen from museums around the world. So far, there seems to be little significance to their individual potential power. Put the puzzle together, though, and the All-Stars are up against a threat that endangers more than just all of humanity! Meanwhile, Roxy gets schooled in compassion by a Justice Society member from the past!

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

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #53

Written by James Robinson, art by Mark Bagley, Rob Hunter and Norm Rapmund, cover by Bagley and Hunter, variant cover by David Mack.

The final chapter of "JLA Omega" arrives as the World's Greatest Heroes and the Crime Syndicate struggle for survival. But the Syndicate's betrayal of their own pact results in a final, savage confrontation – and Ultraman does some betraying of his own! Can the JLA defeat Omega Man, the harbinger of death? Can they save the Crime Syndicate's world and the Tangent Universe? And in the midst of this war between good and evil, which side will Dark Supergirl choose?

32 page, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 19.

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #9

Written by Paul Levitz, art by Yildiray Cinar, Francis Portela and Wayne Faucher, cover by Cinar and Faucher.

The Durlan plot against the United Planets explodes before the Legion's eyes with one assassin still free - and she's the deadliest of them all! As far as one particular Legionnaire is concerned, the fight just became very, very personal!

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

POWER GIRL #20

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

Racing headlong into the adventure and turmoil of Generation Lost, Power Girl is hot on the trail of Max Lord – seeking answers and looking for payback. But a trip to Project Cadmus leaves her with a bit more than she can handle, and monstrously outnumbered.

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

R.E.B.E.L.S. #24

Written by Tony Bedard, art by Claude St. Aubin and Scott Hanna, cover by Francis Portela.

Two years ago, super-genius Vril Dox gathered his team of R.E.B.E.L.S. to fight off one seemingly unbeatable foe: Starro the Conqueror. Now, Starro is back for revenge, and Dox's downfall has begun!

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

SECRET SIX #29

Written by Gail Simone, art by J. Calafiore, cover by Daniel LuVisi.

The explosive Action Comics / Secret Six crossover concludes here! At the paid request of Lex Luthor, the Secret Six rush headlong into a deadly confrontation with Scandal's villainous father, Vandal Savage. But the Six have a score of their own to settle with Luthor, and unlike Superman, the Six fight dirty.

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

SHAZAM! #1

Written by Eric Wallace, art by Cliff Richards, cover by Cliff Chiang.

Blaze, the current ruler of Hell, has an offer for Mary and Billy Batson that may be too good to pass up! Left powerless, will the two former heroes have the strength to deny the devil? Can Freddy Freeman save them? And how does the Titan Osiris fit into it all?

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

STARMAN /CONGORILLA #1

Written by James Robinson, art by Brett Booth, cover by Gene Ha.

In this tie-in to the "JLA Omega" storyline, the new blue and gold team of Congorilla and Mikaal Tomas work to unlock the secrets behind the toxic Omega Man's dark energy, which encases Washington D.C. To do this they must embark on a quest to find the Fountain of Youth, encountering diverse heroes from the DCU along the way including Animal Man, Sirocco and a certain wonder dog named Rex. And all the while, Mikaal and Congorilla must outrun and outwit a cadre of terrorist assassins from Gorilla City. This is a breakneck chase through the DCU, but with a serious end-goal – saving the lives of their fellow members of the JLA!

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

STEEL #1

Written by Steve Lyons, art by Sean Chen, cover by Alex Garner.

John Henry Irons is a normal human being who managed to overcome all odds and become a hero who Superman considers a peer and colleague. What kind of determination drives a man to reach such heights? Find out here as a battered and bruised Steel defiantly stands as the only thing between Metallo and the destruction of Metropolis! A story that shows why Steel is a true DC Universe icon!

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

TEEN TITANS #91

Written by J.T. Krul art and cover by Nicola Scott and Doug Hazelwood, variant cover by Ivan Reis and Oclair Albert.

Robin and Ravager stand alone against the Feral Boys as Raven makes one last, desperate attempt to reach Headcase. Where are the rest of the Titans -- and who is the mysterious figure calling to them for help? Pay close attention as a lost Titan reaches out!

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

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS #3

Written by Nick Spencer, art by Cafu, Bit and Howard Chaykin, cover by Chris Sprouse.

Think the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents are a messed-up team? Wait until you learn the secrets of the evil organization known as Spider! This issue promises twists, turns and a sequence illustrated by Chaykin!

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

TITANS #31

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

The Atom and the Justice League guest-star as Ray Palmer comes to some dark conclusions regarding Ryan Choi's murder. Meanwhile, the Tattooed Man must finally decide what kind of man he is when Deathstroke hands him his son's killer, while Osiris has already chosen his path in bringing back his sister Isis – but what will Osiris do when he runs into Shazam?

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

WEIRD WORLDS #1

Written by Kevin Van Hook, Aaron Lopresti and Kevin Maguire, art by Jerry Ordway, Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan and Kevin Maguire, cover by Justiniano.

Welcome to one of the weirdest titles DC has ever assembled – 6 issues filled with stories of monsters, ghouls and far-out cosmic craziness! Each month, you'll be treated to new 10-page chapters in three exciting serials. In this debut issue, Kevin Van Hook and Jerry Ordway bring you the continuing adventures of Lobo, everyone's favorite Czarnian (after all, he's the only one left, so he'd better be your favorite). Aaron Lopresti introduces you to his newest creation, the kind-hearted monster called Garbageman. And Kevin Maguire takes you to the farthest reaches of outer space with the introduction of a hero called Tanga!

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

WONDER GIRL #1

Written by J.T. Krul, art by Adriana Melo and Mariah Benes, cover by Nicola Scott and Doug Hazlewood.

Spinning out of the pages of Teen Titans comes this spotlight on Cassie Sandsmark, the wonderful Wonder Girl! Even though not every moment of Wonder Girl's life is spent being a Titan, strange adventures still follow her everywhere. In this issue, she'll cross paths with the odd new hero known as Solstice!

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

WONDER WOMAN #607

Written by J. Michael Straczynski, art and cover by Don Kramer and Jay Leisten, variant cover by Alex Garner.

The controversial, epic story crafted by J. Michael Straczynski marches on! Diana continues to search for those that have sent hunters to butcher her fellow Amazons. Who is responsible? As Diana nears the truth, her foes only get more impossible to defeat!

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

ZATANNA #9

Written by Paul Dini, art by Cliff Chiang, cover by Stephane Roux.

"Pupaphobia" continues with Zatanna discovering a memory long repressed from her childhood on the road... the memory of the night that sadistic puppeteer Oscar Hempel tried to kill her! But while she thought her father's magic cut Hempel's strings long ago, he's back and out for vengeance -- and Zee may have no choice but to reverse his curse and set him free to kill again!

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



FIRST WAVE TITLES

DOC SAVAGE #10

Written by Ivan Brandon, art by Phil Winslade, cover by J.G. Jones.

It was the war that changed everything and brought Clark Savage, Jr., and Ronan McKenna together. But the things those men had to do as soldiers would one day tear them apart! Don't miss this thrilling flashback to the history of the First Wave universe; a story that sets the scene for the deadly conclusion of Doc's adventure in the Middle East!

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

THE SPIRIT #10

Written by David Hine, art by Moritat, cover by Ladronn.

Roscoe Kalashnikov was sure he could get away with murder -- and in a town as corrupt as Central City, maybe he could. But if that's so, why do his victim's words still haunt him? She said something about "the spirit of justice" and now, around every corner, Roscoe is seeing a flash of trench coat and the briefest glimpse of a masked man.

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

FIRST WAVE #6

Written by Brian Azzarello, art by Rags Morales and Rick Bryant, cover by J.G. Jones, variant cover by Jim Lee.

The cataclysmic conclusion of the miniseries that launched the First Wave universe! Every life on Earth is threatened by Anton Colossi's mad ambition. But The Spirit is at death's door, The Batman is near his breaking point, and Doc Savage is at the mercy of a mad scientist! The stakes couldn't be higher -- and in First Wave, anything can happen!

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



FORMER WILDSTORM TITLES

ASSASSIN'S CREED: THE FALL #3

Written, art and cover by Karl Kerschl and Cameron Stewart.

The exciting comic book companion to the acclaimed videogame series reaches its final issue! The streets of Petrograd are filled with the color and noise of revolution – the Bolsheviks have taken control of the country, but there's still conflict within the ranks. Assassin Nikolai Orelov confronts the abdicated Tsar Nicholas II to learn the final location of the Staff. And in the present, Daniel Cross completes his pilgrimage to find the elusive Mentor of the Assassins, a quest that changes the Order forever...

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

THE AUTHORITY: THE LOST YEAR BOOK 2 TP

Written by Keith Giffen, Grant Morrison and J.M. DeMatteis, art by Brandon Badeaux, Jerry Ordway, Kevin Nowlan and others, cover by Gene Ha.

The Authority is hopping from alternate reality to alternate reality trying to find their way back home and ending up on some decidedly incorrect Earths. One such world is a fascist's dream, while another is a bizarre reality where The Authority crack nonstop jokes and fall for every slapstick trick in the book. Collecting The Authority: The Lost Year #8-12.

128 pages, $17.99, in stores on Feb. 23.

DRIVER SPECIAL #1

Written by David Lapham, art by Greg Scott, cover by Jock.

The hit video game series races into comics for an adrenaline-charged one-shot! Veteran police detective John Tanner has gone deep undercover to bring down San Francisco crime kingpin Jericho. But before he can meet the boss himself, he must undergo one final initiation. Can this expert driver outrun his fate?

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

GOD OF WAR #6

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

In this dynamite conclusion, Kratos faces his greatest test to date – the behemoth Gyges, the living island! This massive foe stands between Kratos and ultimate success. This tale spins out of the Sony videogame God of War III.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Jan. 26.

IDES OF BLOOD #6

Written by Stuart C. Paul, art by Christian Duce, cover by Michael Geiger.

Blood runs in the streets of Rome as mortal and vampyre clash. Resurrected by the blood of the Dracul, Caesar's ultimate ambition is finally at hand. Valens is pitted against his former master as he, Brutus and Caesar meet in a 3-way battle for the future of Rome in this epic conclusion to the story of the birth of Draculus Caesar.

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

KANE AND LYNCH #5

Written by Ian Edginton, art by Christopher Mitten, cover by Martin Emborg.

Sick and tired of being under the gun, Kane and Lynch decide to take the fight back to the woman who put the contract out on them! But with Lynch's treachery about to be exposed, how long can his partnership with Kane hold up?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Jan. 6.

RATCHET AND CLANK #4

Written by T.J. Fixman, art by Adam Archer, cover by Creaturebox.

Ratchet and Clank's desperate gamble to save Veldin and the entire galaxy meets with partial success, except they find themselves hunted on a frozen planet for the key to the entire Helios Project -- an ancient comet shard. Can the pair survive long enough to use the shard to put the galaxy right?

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

VICTORIAN UNDEAD II: SHERLOCK HOLMES VS. DRACULA #3

Written by Ian Edginton, art by Davide Fabbri, cover by Ryan Sook.

Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson form an uneasy alliance with Van Helsing and learn the dark, sordid history of Count Dracula. But what could his true goal be – and is the entire British Empire at risk? The epic miniseries continues!

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

WORLD OF WARCRAFT: CURSE OF THE WORGEN #3

Written by Micky Neilson and James Waugh, art by Ludo Lullabi and Tony Washington, cover by John Polidora.

Halford struggles to govern his body and mind, but as he loses more and more of himself to the Worgen form, he feels his self-control slipping away. We delve even further into World of Warcraft lore and learn more about the seductive power of the Worgen. Are they brutal beasts or extraordinary heroes?

40 pages, $4.99, in stores on Jan. 26.



VERTIGO TITLES

AIR VOL. 4: A HISTORY OF THE FUTURE TP

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

In this final AIR volume collecting issues #18-24, Blythe uncovers the most advanced airship ever built. Then, she must untangle a mystery surrounding the disappearance of legendary aviator/author Antoine de Saint-Exupéry and discover the hidden meaning of a lost manuscript by Jules Verne.

168 pages, $14.99, in stores on Feb. 9.

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #11

Written by Scott Snyder, art by Mateus Santolouco, cover by Rafael Albuquerque.

A night on the town goes horribly wrong when Pearl and Henry have a run-in with some vicious bootleggers who aren't what they appear to be. Plus, a figure from the past comes back to haunt our heroes in the conclusion of this 2-part tale of booze, bullets and blood.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Jan. 26.

DAYTRIPPER TP

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

What are the most important days of your life? Fábio Moon and Gabriel Bá answer that question in the critical and commercial hit series that took the industry by storm, winning praise from such comics veterans as Terry Moore, Craig Thompson and Jeff Smith. Follow aspiring writer Brás de Oliva Domingos as each chapter of Daytripper peers in at a completely different moment in his life. Moon and Bá tell a beautifully lyrical tale chronicling Domingos's entire existence -- from his loves to his deaths and all the possibilities in between. Introduction by Craig Thompson (Blankets).

256 pages, $19.99, in stores on Feb. 2.

DELIRIUM'S PARTY: A LITTLE ENDLESS STORYBOOK HC

Written, art and cover by Jill Thompson.

The diminutive versions of the Endless from Neil Gaiman's Sandman mythos are back. In an effort to rid Despair of her unhappiness once and for all, Little Delirium throws a party for her dour sister and invites siblings Dream, Destruction, Death, Destiny and Desire. But this is no ordinary affair. We're talking about a party planner who is the personification of delirium, so you can only imagine that this event will be as outrageous and unpredictable as Little Delirium's haircolor. But whether Delirium's party will be a smashing success -- or whether it will end in tears -- is anyone's guess.

64 pages, $14.99, in stores on March 9.

DMZ #61

Written by Brian Wood, art by Shawn Martinbrough, cover by JP Leon.

The final year of DMZ continues! The Free States army, equally vilified as insurgents and praised as patriots, gains more and more ground as the fabric of American society comes apart. Finally stopped at the Hudson by veteran U.S. troops, the glittering prize of the city of Manhattan is rapidly reduced to a wartorn slum, a.k.a the DMZ.

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

DMZ VOL. 9: M.I.A. TP

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

After the shattering events of HEARTS AND MINDS, M.I.A. takes Matty to a remote and desolate section of the city. Self-exile forces him to take a good, hard look at himself and his conduct since he entered the DMZ, and he doesn't like what he's seeing. His discovery presents him with an opportunity that he's tempted to take, but is the price too high? This volume collects issues #50-54 and includes a pinup gallery with art by Jim Lee, Dave Gibbons, Eduardo Risso and others.

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

FABLES #101

Written by Bill Willingham, art by Eric Shanower and Richard Friend, cover by Joao Ruas.

No, this isn't Fables 101, a primer on the wonderful worlds of Fables. Instead, we check in on Bufkin, Frankie and the Magic Mirror in the lost Business Office to see what they've been up to since slaying Baba Yaga. You won't believe what they're up to. So we won't even try to tell you.

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

HELLBLAZER #275

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

Many things have conspired to stop John Constantine from getting married, not least of which is John Constantine himself. But this time it's different – this time it's the young, beautiful alchemist Epiphany Greaves. Even as the church fills and the blushing bridegroom slips a carnation into his buttonhole, things can go horribly wrong. Uninvited guests from Heaven and Hell threaten to ruin the wedding of the year. In this issue, confetti and brimstone and the smell of blood fill the air for an extra-sized nuptials issue.

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on Jan. 19.

HELLBLAZER: PANDEMONIUM TP

Written by Jamie Delano, art and cover by Jock.

The acclaimed original graphic novel, now in paperback! When an alluring Muslim woman catches John Constantine's eye, she also brings trouble clattering to his doorstep: a bombing in a London museum, mysterious ancient Sumerian artifacts, a terrifying creature running rampant with renegade intentions… To save his life and freedom, Constantine embarks on a desperate trail blazing from the back streets of London to the detainment centers and battlegrounds of contemporary Iraq – where the man who's seen everything will witness a modern-day horror unlike anything he could ever have imagined. Hellblazer: Pandemonium brings original Hellblazer writer Jamie Delano together with fan-favorite artist Jock to tell a tale about war and terror in a horror story tailor-made for the 21st century.

128 pages, $17.99, in stores on Feb. 23.

HOUSE OF MYSTERY #33

Written by Matthew Sturges, art by Werther Dell'Edeera and David Lloyd, cover by Esao Andrews.

Since the Pair of the Conception first chased Fig Keele into the House of Mystery, Fig has never known who they were or what they wanted from her. Now, Fig solves a mystery that's been lingering since the very beginning. Featuring a tale illustrated by David Lloyd.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Dec. 8.

HUMAN TARGET: SECOND CHANCES TP

Written by Peter Milligan, art by Cliff Chiang and Javier Pulido, cover by Pulido.

Collecting issues #1-10 of the Vertigo title that inspired the new hit series from Warner Bros. TV on Fox! Christopher Chance, a.k.a. The Human Target, from the aftermath of 9/11 to baseball steroid cover-ups; from reemerging 1960s radicals to an aging con man looking for that last taste of freedom, as he goes undercover in his most gripping stories yet.

256 pages, $19.99, in stores on Feb. 16.

IZOMBIE #9

Written by Chris Roberson, art and cover by Michael Allred.

While Gwen and Horatio get to know each other better at the miniature golf park, Diogenes the monster hunter is left to face the leader of the Blood Sports vampires all on his own. The mad scientist Galatea begins revealing her larger scheme to her new assistant, ghost girl Ellie decides that it's high time she did something about her whole "intangible" problem, and were-terrier Scott and his friends spend a thrilling evening embroiled in role-playing games.

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

THE LITTLE ENDLESS STORYBOOK HC NEW PRINTING

Written, art and cover by Jill Thompson.

A new printing of the classic tale of The Endless from acclaimed writer/artist Jill Thompson! The story begins once upon a time, when Little Delirium was lost. Her protector and puppy Barnabas searched the waking world for his tiny princess to no avail. Now, Barnabas must travel to the strange realms of each of The Endless to see if Delirium's siblings have seen their missing sister. Cameos by The Sandman, Desire and the rest of the Endless family make this a must-have for any Sandman fan.

64 pages, $14.99, in stores on March 9.

THE NEW YORK FIVE #1

Written by Brian Wood, art by Ryan Kelly, cover by Wood and Kelly.

There's nothing more exciting than college life in the big city. But complications can follow you from dark places – and not just from your boring hometown. In The New York Five, Riley's sister Angie is making a name in the Lower East Side with her new band, and now Riley is the black sheep of the family. Lona's murky past appears to have been hiding an alarming proficiency for stalkerism, and Merissa and Ren will confront uncomfortable situations involving older men. But who is the "five" in The New York Five? Find out as Vertigo reunites this cast with its creative team of Brian Wood and Ryan Kelly in this standard-sized 4-issue miniseries.

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on Jan. 26.

NORTHLANDERS #36

Written by Brian Wood, art by Becky Cloonan, cover by Massimo Carnevale.

Set in late-period Iceland during a period of intense clan warfare, an elderly fisherman investigates the death of a young girl found embedded in the ice. As the fisherman's furtive actions catch the attention of the local warriors, blame for the crime shifts over to him. If this is the last good thing he can accomplish in life, so be it, as long as the truth can be uncovered. "The Girl in the Ice" concludes here!

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

SCALPED #45

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

Beginning an all-new arc that counts down toward the landmark 50th issue and sees Red Crow facing a new challenger for tribal leadership, Dash pursuing his mother's murderer and Officer Falls Down facing a most unusual captivity…

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

SCALPED VOL. 7: REZ BLUES TP

Written by Jason Aaron, art by R.M. Guera, Davide Furno and Danijel Zezelj, cover by Jock.

In this volume collecting issues #35-42 of the acclaimed series, Red Crow sends his right-hand man, Shunka, to sort out a feud with a rival Native American casino, but Shunka becomes embroiled in a murder. He knows he should walk away, but something inside won't let him -- which means things are about to get bloody.

192 pages, $17.99, in stores on Feb. 23.

SWEET TOOTH #17

Written, art and cover by Jeff Lemire.

The war between the cult army and the militia erupts as Jepperd finally encounters Abbot in his insane attempt to rescue Gus. Not everyone's making it out of this one, and those that do survive will never be the same.

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

THE UNWRITTEN #21

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

Cut off from his friends and trapped in a novel with a tragic ending, Tom confronts Captain Ahab, tries his hand at grand theft narrative, and meets a monster. But this isn't any kind of monster he was expecting!

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



JOHNNY DC TITLES

THE ALL-NEW BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #3

Written by Sholly Fisch, art and cover by Rick Burchett.

The Mad Hatter and Mirror Master team up to drag Batman and The Flash "Through the Looking Glass!" Trapped in a wacky Wonderland filled with white rabbits and Cheshire cats, the heroes have to battle past the pair of villains -- and a fearsome Jabberwock -- to find their way back to the real world.

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

CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #56

Written by Scott Beatty and Eugene Son, art by Min S. Ku and Mike Bowden, cover by Mike Cavallaro.

During a fight with Driscoll, Ben is separated from the Ultimatrix. Now, Ben must locate the Ultimatrix and stop Driscoll at the same time! That would be easy enough, but Ben seems to have lost control of his transformations and changes forms every few minutes!

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

LOONEY TUNES #194

Written by Bill Matheny, art by Dave Alvarez, cover by Scott Gross.

Beaky Buzzard is hungry. He thinks he's found a nice meal in Daffy Duck, but the wacky bird has another suggestion: Bugs Bunny. So just who will be feeding the hungry buzzard family? A hint: It won't be the ever-cool Bugs! Poor Beaky doesn't stand a chance.

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

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #5

Written by Scott Beatty, art and cover by Scott Neely.

A circus owner hires the Scooby Gang to figure out how someone is spiriting away the box office receipts at his show. Shaggy and Scooby opt to get locked in the office and discover the door is silently unlocked...by nobody! Zoinks!

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

SUPER FRIENDS: MYSTERY IN SPACE TP

Written by Sholly Fisch, art by Dario Brizuela, Stewart McKenny, Dan Davis and J. Bone, cover by Bone.

Get ready for seven new SUPER FRIENDS tales from issues #22-28! The heroes race against Despero, Mongul and Queen Bee for magical artifacts, stop a plot against them hatched by the mad scientists of Oolong Island, take part in the Space Olympics, and much more!

144 pages, $12.99, in stores on Feb. 2.

TINY TITANS #36

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

Titans to the center of the Earth! Terra uses her powers to take the "hot" Titans on the journey of a lifetime. And if Terra is involved, you know Beast Boy isn't far behind! Don't forget the sunscreen and the bottled water, and watch out for the Sea Trap of Doom!

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

YOUNG JUSTICE #0

Written by Greg Weisman and Kevin Hopps, art and cover by Mike Norton.

Based on the upcoming animated show from Warner Bros. debuting on Cartoon Network! Robin, Superboy, Kid Flash and Aqualad star in this explosive issue kickstarting an all-new ongoing series! They're four young superheroes learning how to be a team…and maybe doing a bit of growing up along the way -- but only just a little bit!

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

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DC COLLECTIONS

DC COMICS PRESENTS: SUPERMAN – SOLE SURVIVOR #1

Written by James Robinson and Danny Fingeroth, art by Val Semeiks, Randy Green, Wayne Faucher and Paul Neary, cover by Kevin Nowlan.

Superman has his first encounter with one of his earliest and strangest foes, the Ultra-Humanite, in tales from Legends of the DC Universe #1-3 written by James Robinson. Plus, from issue #39 of that series, Superman meets a billionaire who believes Earth is doomed to explode – just like Krypton!

96 pages, $7.99, in stores on Jan. 26.

DC COMICS PRESENTS: THE ATOM #1

Written by STEVEN GRANT, TODD DEZAGO and RICH FABER Art by GIL KANE, DREW JOHNSON, KLAUS JANSON and RAY SNYDER Cover by TONY HARRIS

A villain who once battled Green Lantern Abin Sur returns to face The Atom and Hal Jordan in a tale from LEGENDS OF THE DC UNIVERSE #28-29! Plus, in a story from LOTDCU #40-41, The Atom battles Chronos, who's trying to commandeer the Time Pool, forcing our hero to use both his super-powers and his professorial ability to inspire his students.

96 pages, $7.99, in stores on Jan. 19.

DC COMICS PRESENTS: LOBO #1

Written by KEITH GIFFEN, ALAN GRANT, MARC BERNARDIN and ADAM FREEMAN Art by CLIFF RATHBURN, ARIEL OLIVETTI, ERIC BATTLE, ROB LEIGH and SANDRA HOPE Cover by KEVIN NOWLAN

In their first-ever meeting of minds – and fists – Lobo accepts a contract to knock off Superman – but it's not so easy to kill a Man of Steel! Then, Lobo teams up with Etrigan, the Demon to rescue an innocent soul from Hell before their goodness turns the place inside out. Reprinted from DC FIRST: SUPERMAN/LOBO #1, LOBO #63-64 and the DC INFINITE HALLOWEEN SPECIAL #1.

96 pages, $7.99, in stores on Jan. 5.

BATMAN: TIME AND THE BATMAN HC

Written by GRANT MORRISON and FABIAN NICIEZA Art by DAVID FINCH, TONY DANIEL, ANDY KUBERT and FRANK QUITELY Cover by DAVID FINCH and SCOTT WILLIAMS

Grant Morrison returns to BATMAN with tales from issues #700-703, illustrated by an all-star roster of artists including Andy Kubert, Tony Daniel and Frank Quitely. Don't miss a tale that reveals secret details in The Dark Knight's adventures following BATMAN R.I.P and the return of Bruce Wayne to Gotham City!

128 pages, $19.99, in stors on March 2.

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: THE DARK THINGS HC

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

Bursting from the pages of Brightest Day comes an all-new team-up of the Justice League of America (from issues #44-48) and the Justice Society of America (from issues #41-42)! The return of Jade in the pages of Blackest Night heralds the release of the powerful Starheart that empowers her father, Green Lantern Alan Scott. Now this chaotic force is unleashed on Earth, causing magic to go wild -- and new metahumans to emerge! It's more than one super team can handle, but can even the combined efforts of the Justice League and the Justice Society contain the light and dark power wielded by one of their own?

192 pages, $24.99, in stores on March 16.

GOTHAM CENTRAL BOOK FOUR: CORRIGAN HC

Written by GREG RUCKA and ED BRUBAKER Art by STEVE LIEBER, KANO and STEFANO GAUDIANO Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON

Witness the gritty side of the Gotham City Police Department from their perspective, as teens dressed as Robin the Boy Wonder start turning up dead. In this final hardcover collection of GOTHAM CENTRAL, collecting issues #32-40, the dead body of Robin the Boy Wonder is found on the streets. Now the detectives of Gotham Central must try to solve the mystery of his death while dealing with Batman and the Teen Titans.

224 pages, $29.99, in stores on March 9.

R.E.B.E.L.S.: SONS OF BRAINIAC TP

Written by TONY BEDARD Art by CLAUDE ST. AUBIN and SCOTT HANNA Cover by KALMAN ANDRASOFZKY

While super-genius Vril Dox begins rebuilding his interplanetary police squad L.E.G.I.O.N. in these stories from issues #15-20, Starfire joins the team! Plus, Dox confronts his father – the Superman villain Brainiac – while his own son, Lyrl, tries to destroy their home planet of Colu.

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on Feb. 2.

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA VOL. 5 TP

Written by ROBERT KANIGHER, MIKE FRIEDRICH, DENNIS O'NEIL, GARDNER FOX and LEN WEIN Art by DICK DILLIN, JOE GIELLA and MIKE SEKOWSKY Cover by NICK CARDY

In this value-priced volume collecting stories from issues #84-106, The JLA battles BLACKEST NIGHT villain Solomon Grundy, meets Deadman, faces a cosmic vampire, and teams up with both The Justice Society of America and The Seven Soldiers of Victory.

528 pages, black and white, $19.99, in stores on Feb. 16.

SUICIDE SQUAD VOL. 1: TRIAL BY FIRE TP

Written by JOHN OSTRANDER Art by LUKE MCDONNELL, DAVE HUNT, BOB LEWIS and KARL KESEL Cover by LUKE MCDONNELL and KARL KESEL

When Super-Villains get caught, it's up to the government to keep them in captivity. Amanda Waller, a tough-as-nails federal agent, has other plans. She's heading up Task Force X (a.k.a. The Suicide Squad) as an ultimatum to the world's biggest villains. Join her shady, near-impossible missions in the name of democracy, or rot in jail. And one other thing: Most operatives don't make it back alive! This volume collects the first eight issues of SUICIDE SQUAD, along with a tale from SECRET ORIGINS #14.

232 pages, $19.99, in stores on Feb. 9.

TEEN TITANS: HUNT FOR RAVEN TP

Written by FELICIA D. HENDERSON Art and cover by JOE BENNETT and JACK JADSON

The Teen Titans are reunited with Static in these tales from TEEN TITANS #79-87, but can they survive the power of Holocaust? And will Static stay with the Titans if he survives? Then, the team finds itself divided as it goes on the hunt for their missing teammate, Raven! One side is stranded on a dead planet, the other thousands of leagues below the sea – and both are in serious danger as they head closer to a trap set by the dangerous Wyld!

208 pages, $17.99, in stores on Feb. 9.

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS ARCHIVE VOL. 7 HC

Written by STEVE ENGLEHART and others Art by KEITH GIFFEN, DAVE COCKRUM, GEORGE PEREZ, STEVE DITKO, MURPHY ANDERSON, JERRY ORDWAY and others Cover by GEORGE PEREZ

In the mid-'80s, classic 1960s heroes The T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents returned for WALLY WOOD'S T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS #1-5. In these new tales, the team traveled the globe to battle international terrorism, including super-strong Dynamo, super-speedster Lightning, otherworldly NoMan, femme fatale Raven and more.

256 pages, $59.99, in stores on June 29.

SUPERMAN: THE BLACK RING HC

Written by Paul Cornell, art by Pete Woods and Sean Chen, 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 -- including an appearance by The Sandman's big sister, Death! -- as Lex Luthor begins an epic quest for power in stories from Action Comics #890-895.

160 pages, $19.99, in stores on March 30.

SUPERMAN/BATMAN: TORMENT TP

Written by ALAN BURNETT Art and cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN & DEREK FRIDOLFS

Collecting SUPERMAN/BATMAN #37-42, written by Alan Burnett (Superman/Batman Adventures and Batman Beyond animated series) and illustrated by the STREETS OF GOTHAM art team of Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolfs! This volume takes the Dark Knight and Superman from the alleys of Gotham City to the outer reaches of Apokolips in a quest that pits them against Darkseid, Scarecrow, Killer Croc, and more!

160 pages, $14.99, in stores on Feb. 16.

SUPERMAN: MON-EL VOL. 1 TP

Written by JAMES ROBINSON, RICHARD DONNER and GEOFF JOHNS Art by RENATO GUEDES, JAVIER PINA, PABLO RAIMONDI, JESUS MERINO, ERIC WIGHT and JOSE WILSON MAGALHAES Cover by ANDREW ROBINSON

Superman has left Earth. Luckily, Metropolis still has heroes like Mon-El. But after years of knowing nothing but the solitude of the Phantom Zone, how will Mon-El acclimate to society? And Guardian has his hands full with his new position in the Science Police. Collecting SUPERMAN #684-690, ACTION COMICS #874 and elements from ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #10!

224 pages, $17.99, in stores on Feb. 9.





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