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MONDAY, JULY 9, 2012

DC COMICS FOR OCTOBER

BEFORE WATCHMEN TITLES

BEFORE WATCHMEN: SILK SPECTRE #4

Written by Darwyn Cooke, Amanda Conner and Len Wein, art by Amanda Conner and John Higgins, cover by Amanda Conner, variant cover by Bruce Timm.

"I don't know who this broad thinks she is, but I want her deader than my last wife." And the latest chapter of the Crimson Corsair backup.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 24. (Combo pack, $4.99.)

BEFORE WATCHMEN: RORSCHACH #2

Written by Brian Azzarello and Len Wein, art by Lee Bermejo and John Higgins, cover by Lee Bermejo, variant cover by Jock.

"Look over your shoulder. Someone is following." And the latest chapter of the Crimson Corsair backup.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 3. (Combo pack, $4.99.)

BEFORE WATCHMEN: DR. MANHATTAN #2

Written by J. Michael Straczynski and Len Wein, art by Adam Hughes and John Higgins, cover by Adam Hughes, variant cover by P. Craig Russell.

"Lightning never strikes the same place twice, remember?" And the latest chapter of the Crimson Corsair backup.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 10 (Combo pack, $4.99.)

BEFORE WATCHMEN: COMEDIAN #4

Written by Brian Azzarello and Len Wein, art by J.G. Jones and John Higgins, cover by J.G. Jones, variant cover by John Paul Leon.

"All I could see was red. Then I saw the white and the blue. And the pinko." And the latest chapter of the Crimson Corsair backup.

32 pages, $3.99 (combo pack, $4.99), in stores on Oct. 31.

BEFORE WATCHMEN: MINUTEMEN #4

Writen by Darwyn Cooke and Len Wein, art by Darwyn Cooke and John Higgins, cover by Darwyn Cooke, variant cover by Steve Rude.

"You tell them, Hollis. Tell them all what they did to us!" And the latest chapter of the Crimson Corsair backup.

32 pages, $3.99 (combo pack, $4.99), in stores on Oct. 17.



SUPERMAN TITLES

ACTION COMICS #13

Written by Grant Morrison and Sholly Fisch, art by Travel Foreman and Bryan Hitch, variant cover by Rags Morales.

The return of Krypto! Superman must face down a threat from the Phantom Zone -- with the help of The Phantom Stranger! Grant Morrison makes a major change in Action Comics in this special issue featuring art by Travel Foreman!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 3. (Polybagged combo, $4.99).

ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #1

Written by Sholly Fisch and Max Landis, art by Cully Hamner and Ryan Sook, cover by Cully Hamner.

The secrets of the "missing five years" between when Clark Kent came to Metropolis and the present day continue to be revealed! In the wake of Brainiac's attack on Metropolis, Superman faces his first Earth-born villain: the Kryptonite Man! Plus: A special backup story by the screenwriter of Chronicle, Max Landis!

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on Oct. 31.

SUPERMAN #13

Written by Scott Lobdell, art and cover by Kenneth Rocafort.

It's a deathrap for Superman as he matches wits with his greatest enemy for the final time as The Man of Steel loses it!

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

SUPERGIRL #13

Written by Michael Green and Mike Johnson, art and cover by Sami Basri.

Supergirl in all-out battle with a new, deadly version of an old foe: Tycho! Check out Kara's very own Fortress of Solitude!

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

SUPERBOY #13

Written by Tom DeFalco, art by R.B. Silva and Rob Lean, cover by Steve Lightle.

Superboy's attempts to lead a normal life are interrupted by the reappearance of the mysterious Jocelyn Lure! Superboy's search for Caitlin and the Ravagers leads to his guest appearance in THE Ravagers #5 this month.

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

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #6

Written by Bryan Q. Miller, art by Pere Perez, cover by Mico Suayan.

The first time in print for these digital-first adventures! The Dark Knight comes to Metropolis and runs afoul of...Clark Kent?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 3.



BATMAN TITLES

TALON #1

Written by Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV, art and cover by Guillem March, variant cover by Trevor McCarthy.

A new series spinning out of "Night of the Owls"! After many years on the run, Calvin Rose returns to Gotham City to investigate the fallout from "Night of the Owls"! Can the Court of Owls finally be defeated? Could Calvin have the one thing he's been seeking his entire life: his freedom?

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

BATMAN #13

Written by Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV, art by Greg Capullo, Jonathan Glapion and Andy Clarke, cover by Greg Capullo, variant cover by Aaron Kuder.

The Joker returns in Death of the Family:! He crippled Batgirl. He killed Robin. What will The Joker do now that he's returned to Gotham City? What must Batman do to protect his secret identity and that of those who fight alongside him?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 10. (Combo pack edition, $4.99).

DETECTIVE COMICS #13

Written by John Layman, art and cover by Jason Fabok, variant cover by Szymon Kudranski.

All kneel before Emperor Penguin! There's a hit out on Bruce Wayne! Guest-starring Nightwing!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 10. (Combo pack edition, $4.99).

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #13

Written by Gregg Hurwitz, art, cover and variant cover by David Finch.

Batman is pushed to his limits as he faces a fear toxin unlike any he has ever encountered! What is Batman most afraid of? Find out here! More on The Scarecrow's origin.

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

BATMAN AND ROBIN #13

Written by Peter J. Tomasi, art and cover by Patrick Gleason and Mick Gray.

Gotham City is being devoured by zombies! Learn the dangerous secrets of the 2-Club!

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

BATGIRL #13

Written by Gail Simone, art and cover by Ed Benes.

The first meeting between Batgirl and Catwoman in The New 52! Plus, the Talon that Barbara faced during Night of the Owls is back for revenge!

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

BATGIRL ANNUAL #1

Written by Gail Simone, art by Admira Wijaya, cover by Ed Benes.

Batgirl is on the hunt for Catwoman -- but who is after Batgirl?

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on Oct. 31.

BATWOMAN #13

Written by J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman, art and cover by J.H. Williams III.

Batwoman and Wonder Woman team up!

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

BATWING #13

Written by Judd Winick, art by Marcus To and Ryan Winn, cover by Marcus To.

Batwing vs. Father Lost and his cult of death! He's the new villain introduced in this issue -- so who are the two new heroes you'll meet? Find out here!

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

NIGHTWING #13

Written by Kyle Higgins, art by Eddy Barrows, Paolo Siqueira and Eber Ferreira, cover by Eddy Barrows.

Lady Shiva makes her New 52 debut! Why has one of the world's most deadly assassins returned to Gotham City?

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

CATWOMAN #13

Written by Ann Nocenti, art by Adriana Melo and Julio Ferreira, cover by Andy Clarke.

New series writer Ann Nocenti takes Catwoman deep under cover! Catwoman is the best thief in the world, but stealing another person is a new challenge! The true origin of Selina Kyle revealed!

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

BIRDS OF PREY #13

Written by Duane Swierczynski, art by Romano Molenaar, cover by Ben Oliver.

The team crosses paths with a cult of assassins that has ties to Katana! A new arc starts in the wake of a team member's betrayal...

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

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #13

Written by Scott Lobdell, art by Timothy Green II, cover by Kenneth Rocafort.

The conclusion of Starfire's battle for the throne of Tamaran as she is reunited with her sister, Blackfire! Plus: The appearance of someone very bad from for Jason Todd's past.

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

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #5

Written by Grant Morrison, art and cover by Chris Burnham, variant cover by Frazer Irving.

Return to the future world seen in Batman #666, where Damian has taken over the mantle of the Bat! The whole world has gone mad. The only sane people left are in Arkham Asylum -- where Batman is the warden!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 24. (Combo pack, $3.99).

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #9

Written by J.T. Krul, Adam Beechen, Derek Fridolfs and Dustin Nguyen, art by Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs, Howard Porter, Livesay and Norm Breyfogle, cover by Dustin Nguyen.

The first time in print for these digital-first adventures! Catwoman battles The Jokerz as a shocking new ally joins the fight! It's open warfare over Metropolis as KOBRA's attempt to destroy the Earth begins!The cataclysmic conflict between Superman and Lex Luthor's heir comes to a head!

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

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #7

Written by Derek Fridolfs, art by Mike S. Miller, cover by Mico Suayan.

The first time in print for these digital-first adventures! The Gotham City Sirens are caught in the Arkham spotlight! Poison Ivy plots revenge against Catwoman! Whose side is Harley Quinn on?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 10.

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #1

Written by Damon Linedelof, Jonathan Larsen and Tom Taylor, art by Jeff Lemire, J.G. Jones, Nicola Scott and Wayne Faucher, cover by Ethan Van Sciver, variant cover by Stephen Platt.

The first time in print for this digital-first series! Original, non-continuity short stories featuring Batman as written and illustrated by some of comics' finest talents! Stories in this debut issue include "The Butler Did It," "All of the Above" and "The Crime Never Committed."

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 3.



GREEN LANTERN TITLES

GREEN LANTERN #13

Written by Geoff Johns, art by Doug Mahnke and Christian Alamy, cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado.

"Rise of the Third Army"! Earth's new Green Lantern battles The Justice League! Meanwhile, The Guardians begin their final step in the destruction of the Lanterns by releasing the first of the Third Army soldiers!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 3. (Combo pack, $3.99).

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #13

Written by Peter J. Tomasi, art by CAFU, cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado.

"Rise of the Third Army"! As John Stewart discovers there's a new GL on Earth, the Third Army Strikes! Also in this issue: everything changes for Guy Gardner!

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

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #13

Written by Tony Bedard, art by Aaron Kuder, cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Pardo.

"Rise of the Third Army!" Kyle Rayner arrives on Earth to heartbreaking news! The debut of the all-new Carol Ferris Star Sapphire!

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

RED LANTERNS #13

Written by Peter Milligan, art by Miguel Sepulveda, cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado

"Rise of the Third Army"! As the Third Army attacks, a Red Lantern will die! What dark choice will Atrocitus be forced to make to insure the survival of the Red Lantern Corps?

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



JUSTICE LEAGUE TITLES

JUSTICE LEAGUE #13

Written by Geoff Johns, art by Tony S. Daniel, Richard Friend and Gary Frank, cover by Tony S. Daniel and Richard Friend, variant cover by Cameron Stewart.

Geoff Johns is joined by Tony Daniel for a two-part chapter in the Justice League saga marching toward Trinity War. Justice League #12 will have the world debating its shocking conclusion -- and where it will lead from here!The League takes on a villain destined to be one of the greatest threats to the DC Universe in the year ahead -- the mysterious Cheetah! But who is she? What is her connection to Wonder Woman? And how will this fundamentally change the relationships within the team? Plus: The next chapter of the Shazam! backup epic by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 17. (Combo pack, $4.99).

AQUAMAN #13

Written by Geoff Johns, art and cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado.

The finale of "The Others." Aquaman pushed to the breaking point! Who is Black Manta working for?

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

WONDER WOMAN #13

Written by Brian Azzarello, art by Tony Akins and Dan Green, cover by Cliff Chiang.

A terrible betrayal forces Wonder Woman to make a deal with the gods who want her dead! Ares, god of war, takes a sudden interest in the Amazing Amazon!

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

THE FLASH #13

Written by Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato, art and cover by Manapul.

"GORILLA WARFARE" starts here! Gorilla Grodd's army attacks Central City, and The Flash is forced to team up with the Rogues!?

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

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #13

Written by Marc Andreyko, art by Robson Rocha, cover by Ryan Sook.

The New 52 debut of not one, but two heroes -- Black Lightning and Blue Devil! Andreyko kicks off our strangest team up yet with a stunning mystery! Can these two very different heroes keep it together without killing each other long enough to unlock a new corner of the DC Universe?

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

THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #13

Written by Dan Jurgens, art by Dan Jurgens and Ray McCarthy, cover by Dan Jurgens and Norm Rapmund.

Ronnie and Jason not only not only have to deal with a new twist to the Firestorm powers, but they also must face off against the murderous DataXen! New series writer/penciller Dan Jurgens blasts Firestorm in a whole new direction beginning this issue!

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

GREEN ARROW #13

Written by Ann Nocenti, art by Freddie Williams II and Rob Hunter, cover by Aaron Lopresti.

Green Arrow in China battling zombie warriors!Side by side with the Chinese kung fu genius extraordinaire, Suzie Ming!Ollie comes home to find trouble in the sky over Seattle -- trouble that will lead to the "Hawkman: Wanted" storyline starting next month in Green Arrow and The Savage Hawkman!

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

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #13

Written by Rob Liefeld and Mark Poulton, art by Joe Bennett and Art Thibert, cover by Rob Liefeld.

"Hawkman Wanted" begins here! The secrets of Hawkman's past are coming to claim him in an adventure that will span the entire DC Universe before its shocking conclusion! Continues next month in Green Arrow and The Savage Hawkman.

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

EARTH 2 #5

Written by James Robinson, art by Nicola Scott and Trevor Scott, cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado.

It's the final showdown with GRUNDY! The Green Lantern, Hawkgirl and The Flash take on Grundy and the military's hero, The Atom! The Green Lantern makes a choice that will change the course of Earth 2 forever!

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

WORLDS' FINEST #5

Written by Paul Levitz, art by George Perez, Jose Luis Garcia Lopez and Jerry Ordway, cover by Jerry Ordway.

Power Girl and Huntress attempt to get back home to Earth 2 -- but is the Boom Tube just a one-way trip? The secrets of Power Girl's abilities revealed. Featuring artwork by the legendary Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez and Jerry Ordway!

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

AME-COMI GIRLS #1: FEATURING WONDER WOMAN

Written by Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti, art by Amanda Conner, Tony Akins and Walden Wong, cover by Amanda Conner, variant cover by Dustin Nguyen.

The first time in print for this digital-first series! First of new series inspired by the popular figures from DC Collectibles! Wonder Woman must stop an attack on Themyscira!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 10.

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THE DARK TITLES

THE PHANTOM STRANGER #1\

Written by Dan DiDio, art by Brent Anderson and Scott Hanna, cover by Brent Anderson, variant cover by Shane Davis.

An all-new series focusing on secrets of The New 52 you never imagined! The Phantom Stranger strikes a bargain with Lord Trigon that will have serious repercussions in the DC Universe! From afar, Pandora watches!

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

SWORD OF SORCERY #1

Written by Christy Marx and Tony Bedard, art by Aaron Lopresti, Matt Ryan and Jesus Saiz, cover by Aaron Lopresti, variant cover by Ryan Sook.

Amethyst returns as this amazing new series begins! The good news: Amy Winston can transform into Princess Amaya, protector of Gemworld!The bad news: It seems her family wants to kill her! Plus: A backup story featuring the brutality of Beowulf!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 17.

DIAL H #5

Written by China Mieville, art by Mateus Santolouco, cover by Brian Bolland.

It's Nelson and Manteau versus Abyss! But with two heroes and only one Dial, who will :dial up" to save the day? And as the dust settles, a new player emerges. Is he friend, foe -- or something else entirely?

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

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #13

Written by Jeff Lemire, art by Mikel Janin, cover by Ryan Sook.

House of Mystery vs. House of Secrets! The team is so badly defeated that even Constantine is out of tricks. Uh-oh... To be concluded in this month's Justice League Dark Annual #1. !

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

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK ANNUAL #1

Written by Jeff Lemire, art by Mikel Janin, cover by Ryan Sook.

Continued from Justice League Dark #13, it's the big finale to Jeff Lemire's first epic story! Guest-starring Frankenstein and, from the new series Sword of Sorcery, Amethyst! !

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 31.

ANIMAL MAN #13

Written by Jeff Lemire, art and cover by Steve Pugh.

"Rotworld: The Red Kingdom." Part one of a four-part epic in which the Earth has fallen to the Rot Guest-starring Justice League Dark, Beast Boy and many other heroes and villains from the DC Universe!

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

SWAMP THING #13

Written by Scott Snyder, art by Kano, cover by Yanick Paquette.

"Rotworld: The Green Kingdom" begins. Swamp Thing learns the truth of how the Earth fell to the Rot as seen in this month's issues of Animal Man and Frankenstein: Agent OF S.H.A.D.E. Guest-starring Poison Ivy, Deadman and The Parliament of Trees!

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

SWAMP THING ANNUAL #1

Written by Scott Snyder, art by Becky Cloonan and Marco Rudy, cover by Yanick Paquette.

Years ago, Alec Holland met Anton Arcane...and the seeds of that encounter created the nightmare that is Rotworld! This extra-sized tale of monsters and madness examines one of the greatest rivalries in the DC Universe!

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on Oct. 31.

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #13

Written by Matt Kindt, art and cover by Alberto Ponticelli and Wayne Faucher.

Animal Man and Swamp Thing fans take note: "Rotworld: Secrets of the Dead" starts here! A 3-issue arc showcasing Frankenstein's battle against the Rot invasion!

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

I, VAMPIRE #13

Written by Joshua Hale Fialkov, art by Andrea Sorrentino, cover by Clayton Crain.

The world's worst nightmare has come true: Andrew Bennett, the only good vampire, has gone very, very bad! It's up to the woman who loves him to put him down...but Mary, Queen of Blood, is now a mere human!

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

DEMON KNIGHTS #13

Written by Paul Cornell, art and cover by Bernard Chang.

Everything's gone to hell for the Demon Knights -- literally! If they can't escape Lucifer's clutches, Jason Blood and the rest of the Earth are doomed.

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

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THE EDGE TITLES

TEAM 7 #1

Written by Justin Jordan, art by Jesus Merino, cover by Doug Manhke, variant cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams.

Learn how the secret wars of the New 52 were fought by TEAM 7! Early adventures of Deathstroke, Black Canary, Grifter, Amanda Waller, Steve Trevor and others! This issue: Battlefield Gamorra!

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

STORMWATCH #13

Written by Peter Milligan, art by Will Conrad, cover by Guillem March.

Midnighter and Apollo go AWOL from Stormwatch! The debut of The Demon in the modernday New 52! Will he be the team's most unpredictable new member? What is the centuries-spanning connection between Stormwatch and Demon Knights?

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

SUICIDE SQUAD #13

Written by Adam Glass, art by Cliff Richards, cover by Ken Lashley.

Behold, Regulus! The traitor among the team revealed! Basilisk fights the Squad on two fronts -- and one is Amanda Waller's own home!

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

G.I. COMBAT #5

Written by Peter J. Tomasi, Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti, art by Howard Chaykin and Staz Johnson, cover by Alberto Ponticelli.

Jeb Stuart breaks the Haunted Tank out of Argus' Black Room! Plus: The Unknown Soldier in a race against time to defeat American terrorists on American soil!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on Oct. 3.

ALL-STAR WESTERN #13

Written by Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti, art by Moritat and Phil Winslade, cover by Ariel Olivetti.

Haly's Circus is in town! And so is murder! Plus, in the backup story: The origin of the all-new Tomahawk!

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

GRIFTER #13

Written by Rob Liefeld and Frank Tieri, art by Scott Clark and Dave Beaty, cover by Rob Liefeld.

Grifter and Voodoo seek a super weapon in the fight against Helspont, but it turns out to be much more than they bargained for! The war against the Daemonites on Earth is heating up -- and casualties are coming!

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

DEATHSTROKE #13

Written, art and cover by Rob Liefeld.

Deathstroke and Zealot learn the terrible fate of the planet Kheran and brace for the long-lasting repercussions it will have on the DC Universe.

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

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YOUNG JUSTICE TITLES

TEEN TITANS #13

Written by Scott Lobdell, art by Ale Garza, cover by Brett Booth and Norm Rapmund.

Wonder Girl must battle her former lover for possession of her stolen armor! Is something wicked coming for Tim Drake?

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

THE RAVAGERS #5

Written by Howard Mackie, art and cover by Ian Churchill and Norm Rapmund.

Caitlin and Superboy reunited -- and that's not a good thing for Ridge! Beast Boy's powers become dangerous as he feels the effects of "Rotworld: The Red Kingdom," from Animal Man!

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

BLUE BEETLE #13

Written by Tony Bedard and Keith Giffen, art and cover by Ig Guara and J.P. Mayer.

Jaime is stranded on Reachworld! For the first time, see the hidden secrets of the galaxy's most dangerous homeworld! Khaji-Kai returns!

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

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #13

Written by Paul Levitz, art by Scott Kolins, cover by Steve Lightle.

The Legion take on space pirates! Meanwhile, rumors concerning the Fatal Five start to spread…

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

LEGION LOST #13

Written by Tom DeFalco, art by Pete Woods, cover by Tyler Kirkham and Batt.

Harvest returns as Kwark the Space Barbarian comes forth to kill! The team may have survived The Culling, but will they make it through this adventure?

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

PHANTOM LADY #3

Written by Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti, art by Cat Staggs, cover by Stephane Roux.

Phantom Lady and Doll Man face the frenzied fury of Funerella! Can the newly formed duo stand a chance against this villain's strange powers?

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

NATIONAL COMICS: MADAME X #1

Written by Rob Williams, art by Trevor Hairsine, cover by Fiona Staples.

The once-famous tarot card reader Madame X now works at a law firm as the resident “psychic” -- but can her “powers” help her solve a complicated new case?

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

JOE KUBERT PRESENTS #1

Written and art by Joe Kubert, Brian Buniak and Sam Glanzman, cover by Joe Kubert.

A far-ranging collection of stories from comics legend Joe Kubert and other great talents! This debut issue includes: Joe Kubert writes and illustrates two stories: A new Hawkman epic, and a tale of hard times called “Spit.”   A tale of Angel and The Ape from writer/artist Brian Buniak. Plus: Writer/artist Sam Glanzman returns to comics with a new tale of the U.S.S. Stevens!

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on Oct. 31.

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LICENSED TITLES

MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE: THE ORIGIN OF SKELETOR #1

Written by Joshua Hale Fialkov, art and cover by Frazer Irving.

Take a look at the twisted origins of Eternia's most loathsome and terrible villain. What horrific events from Skeletor's secret past defined the evil despot he became?

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

LOT 13 #1

Written by Steve Niles, art and cover by Glenn Fabry.

A terrifying new horror series from the ghoulish minds of Niles and Fabry. A family making a cross-country move makes a horrifying discovery in an old apartment complex. Can they survive the night?

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

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VERTIGO TITLES

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #32

Written by Scott Snyder, art and cover by Rafael Albuquerque, variant cover by Dustin Nguyen.

It's the penultimate chapter of "The Blacklist." After these events, things are going to be very bleak for our gal Pearl unless she can find some hope in an unlikely place. This one changes everything -- we mean it! We're talking secrets so shocking we can't even reveal the real cover

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

AMERICAN VAMPIRE: LORD OF VAMPIRES #5

Written by Scott Snyder, art and cover by Dustin Nguyen.

The final chapter of the new blockbuster American Vampire mini-series is here! Felicia and Hobbes have chased The Coffin all over post-war Europe, but as the chase comes to a bombastic conclusion, Hobbes's life hangs in the balance and Felicia faces her greatest challenge alone. This epic conclusion will dramatically change the American Vampire landscape!

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

FABLES #122

Written by Bill Willingham, art by Gene Ha and Shawn McManus, cover by Joao Ruas.

How does fate work in the Fables fictional universe? Find out in this tale full of deadly chases, betrayals, sword fights and skulduggery, as superstar guest-artist Gene Ha guides us through "The Destiny Game." Also: Bufkin and his "girlfriend" sidekick continue their Ozian adventures in the backup feature painted by Shawn McManus.

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

FAIREST #8

Written by Lauren Beukes, art by Inaki Miranda, cover by Adam Hughes.

Part one of "The Hidden Kingdom." Rapunzel's fast-growing hair is the least of her problems. Her adopted witch mother thinks she's a slut, origami birds carrying a sinister message are attacking her window -- and now, she has to defy Bigby and Snow's orders to travel from New York to Tokyo and resolve a mystery from her troubled past. Hungry ghosts, talking cats, vengeful lovers scorned and monstrous yakuza await under the hot neon lights as Rapunzel seeks answers...and vengeance .An exciting jumping-on point to the best-selling Vertigo series which features a star-studded cast of Fables including Frau Totenkinder, Jack of Fables and many others!

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

GHOSTS #1 Written by Geoff Johns, Joe Kubert, Gilbert Hernandez, Paul Pope, Cecil Castellucci, Mary H.K. Choi, Al Ewing and Neil Kleid, art by Rufus Dayglo, Gilbert Hernandez, Phil Jimenez, Joe Kubert, Jeff Lemire, John McCrea and Amy Reeder, cover by Dave Johnson, variant cover by Phil Jimenez.

Check out this all-new anthology from some of the biggest talents in the industry! Stories spotlight a space heist on a ghost ship, a spirit who wants to play synthesizer in a techno band, a ghost-for-hire haunting agency and others dark, twisted tales.

80 pages, $7.99, in stores on Oct. 31.

HELLBLAZER #296

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

Sex and horror in Ireland as urban mage John Constantine -- along with his alchemically gorgeous wife Epiphany -- finally finds his long lost nephew, an alleged occultist serial killer driven bad by blighted Constantine blood. But what is the secret of the real killer? All will be revealed in Part Four of "The Curse of the Constantines."

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

THE NEW DEADWARDIANS #8

Written by Dan Abnett, art and cover by I.N.J. Culbard.

The notorious Hinchcliffe Case closes, but it may not do so quietly and cleanly. Secrets have emerged that will shake Deadwardian Society to its foundations. That is, if society survives...because the Restless are inside the zone.

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

PUNK ROCK JESUS #4

Written, art and cover by Sean Murphy.

A devastating loss pushes Chris to the brink. Feeling betrayed and alone, he begins to research the world that Slate and OPHIS have kept him from his entire life. Armed with new knowledge, a new haircut, and a new attitude, an angry Chris is about to tell the whole world the truth. And it all starts after he discovers a few old records in Thomas's room...

32 pages, black and white, $2.99, in stores on Oct. 10.

SAUCER COUNTRY #8

Written by Paul Cornell, art by Jimmy Broxton, cover by Ryan Kelly.

A new storyline begins here! Arcadia and her team hit the campaign trail. While she competes to win voters' hearts and minds, can she use her status as a presidential candidate to gain access to the government's alien secrets? Don't miss part one of "The Reticulan Candidate."

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

SWEET TOOTH #38

Written, art and cover by Jeff Lemire.

The End is nearly here. The final apocalyptic clash between Jepperd and Abbot explodes with the fate of Gus and the hybrids hanging by a thread.

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

THE UNWRITTEN #42

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

The land of the dead is just a story, but Tom Taylor is going there anyway on a rescue mission that hasn't been tried since Orpheus -- provided he can get the door to open in the first place. And provided the worlds of story are still there... A hungry vampire and two misfit lovers gather around the campfire in "Live Like Lazarus."

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



DC KIDS TITLES

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #7

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

Zilius Zox wants to impress Atrocitus. His fiendish plan sends a new villain to the Interceptor! Will Hal save the day? Or will Razer?!

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

LOONEY TUNES #209

Written, art and cover by Scott Gross.

Bugs Bunny makes a wrong turn at Albuquerque and winds up in the middle of a baseball game instead of Palm Springs. Can he reach home base in time to enjoy his vacation?

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

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #26

Written, art and cover by Scott Gross.

Fred, Velma and Daphne are on the hunt for clues in another creepy case! While the others hunt for clues, Scooby and Shaggy hunt for snacks!

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

SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #6

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

Can it be true? Has Superman met his match in Metallo? Who is Metallo? And what's up with his heart? Where does Lex Luthor fit into all of this? Watch out! There's a new Super Hero in town!

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

YOUNG JUSTICE #21

Written by Greg Weisman, art by Christopher Jones, cover by Min Sung Ku.

Aliens have arrived on Earth-16! Superboy and five Justice Leaguers have been abducted! Metropolis is in danger! Enter: Brainiac!

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

MAD #518

Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Iditos.

This year, why not rot your mind with MAD while you rot your teeth with Halloween candy?

56 pages, $5.99, in stores on Oct. 24.

Green Lantern Costumes & Accessories


DC TRADES AND HARDCOVERS


RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS VOL. 1: REDEMPTION TP

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT

Collecting issues #1-7 of the DC COMICS -- THE NEW 52 series! The Red Hood is cornered by Green Arrow's rejected sidekick Arsenal and the alien Starfire -- and they want him to lead them as a crimefighting team! Together, they're about to face threats including The Untitled, Crux and the superassassin known as Essence!

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

BLACKHAWKS VOL. 1: THE GREAT LEAP FORWARD TP

Written by MIKE COSTA Art by KEN LASHLEY, GRAHAM NOLAN, CAFU and others Cover by KEN LASHLEY

Collecting issues #1-8 of the DC COMICS -- THE NEW 52 series! In a new war, the enemy is hard to find -- and closer to home than we think! Our only hope is the Blackhawks, an elite fighting force equipped with cutting-edge weapons and vehicles.

192 pages, $16.99, in stores on Nov. 21.

BLUE BEETLE VOL. 1: METAMORPHOSIS TP

Written by TONY BEDARD Art by IG GUARA, MARCIO TAKARA, RUY JOSE and J.P. MAYER Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and SAL REGLA

Jaime Reyes is the new Blue Beetle in this title collecting issues #1-6 of the DC COMICS -- THE NEW 52 series! Can this teen hero turn an alien weapon of mass destruction into a force for good? And can he protect the scarab from the Super-Villains who want it for their own nefarious purposes?

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

DC COMICS -- THE NEW 52 ZERO OMNIBUS HC

Written and art by various, cover by Joe Prado and Ivan Reis.

In September, DC Entertainment reveals the origins, secrets and shocking fates of top Super Heroes in 56 special #0 issues starring Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern and more! Now, these issues are collected in a massive hardcover just in time for the holiday season, with stories written and illustrated by top talent including Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Jim Lee, Brian Azzarello, Scott Snyder and many more!

1,328 pages, $150, in stores on Dec. 12.

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS VOL. 1: DEADMAN/CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN TP

Written by PAUL JENKINS, DAN DIDIO and JERRY ORDWAY Art by BERNARD CHANG, JERRY ORDWAY and others Cover by RYAN SOOK

Collecting issues #1-8 of the DC COMICS -- THE NEW 52 series! The adventures of Deadman as he gains some control over his ethereal existence! Plus: June, the sole surviving member of The Challengers of the Unknown, must deal with the monstrous return of one of their own!

192 pages, $16.99, in stores on Nov. 28.

CAPTAIN ATOM VOL. 1: EVOLUTION TP

Written by J.T. KRUL Art by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II Cover by STANLEY "ARTGERM" LAU

Collecting issues #1-6 of the DC COMICS -- THE NEW 52 series! Captain Atom is taking his powers to new heights -- saving people all across the world in the blink of an eye. But is he losing control of his powers, making him a threat to the planet?

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on Nov. 28.

JLA: EARTH II TP NEW PRINTING

Written by GRANT MORRISON Art and cover by FRANK QUITELY

The powerful original graphic novel from the ALL-STAR SUPERMAN team of Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely is back in print! Ultraman, Owlman, Power Ring, and Johnny Quick rule their world without opposition. But their world is about to be threatened by the arrival of Superman, Batman and the Justice League! Realities clash in this mind-bending epic!

96 pages, $14.99, in stores on Nov. 7.

GREEN LANTERN: SECTOR 2814 VOL. 1 TP

Written by LEN WEIN Art by DAVE GIBBONS, DICK GIORDANO, MARK FARMER and MIKE DeCARLO Cover by DAVE GIBBONS

Collecting GREEN LANTERN #172-176 and 178-181, featuring stories rom 1984 by Len Wein and art by Dave Gibbons! Hal Jordan's battles with some of his greatest foes and hisclash with the Guardians of the Universe!

192 pages, $16.99, in stores on Nov. 14.

JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE CREATING THE DC UNIVERSE OMNIBUS HC

Written by STAN LEE and MICHAEL USLAN Art by JIM LEE, CHRIS BACHALO, DARWYN COOKE, DAVE GIBBONS, JOSE LUIS GARCIALOPEZ, GARY FRANK, KANO, JERRY ORDWAY, JOE KUBERT, JOHN BUSCEMA, KYLE BAKER, MICHAEL WM. KALUTA, JOHN BYRNE, TERRY AUSTIN, JOHN SEVERIN, STUART IMMONEN, KEVIN MAGUIRE, SERGIO ARAGONES, SCOTT McDANIEL, WALTER SIMONSON, DAN JURGENS, RICHARD CORBEN and others Cover by ADAM HUGHES

• The entire JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE CREATING THE DC UNIVERSE event from 2001 is collected in hardcover for the first time! Stan "The Man" Lee's startlingly different visions of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, The Sandman, the Justice League of America and more, in collaboration with cowriter Michael Uslan and dozens of top comics artists!

672 pages, $75, in stores on Dec. 5.

KAMANDI, THE LAST BOY ON EARTH OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC

Written by JACK KIRBY, GERRY CONWAY and PAUL LEVITZ Art by JACK KIRBY, D. BRUCE BERRY and MIKE ROYER Cover by JACK KIRBY and D. BRUCE BERRY

Collecting KAMANDI, THE LAST BOY ON EARTH #21-40! In this final futuristic volume, Kamandi faces danger from a giant crab creature and an intelligent killer whale, is hunted by the Sacker Company, and is forced to compete for the ultimate prize: Superman's costume!

416 pages, $49.99, in stores on Dec. 12.

THE METAL MEN ARCHIVES VOL. 2 HC

Written by ROBERT KANIGHER Art and cover by ROSS ANDRU and MIKE ESPOSITO

In these tales from METAL MAN #6-20, the team takes on the Gas Gang, including Helium, Oxygen, Chloroform and more, saves lives at the "Playground of Terror," tries to stop the deadly rain of The Missile Men, and battle Chemo!

400 pages, $74.99, in stores on March 6.

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED HC

Written by MARLY HALPERN-GLASER, PAUL CROCKER, SEFTON HILL, DEREK FRIDOLFS and PAUL DINI Art by MIKE S. MILLER, SIMON COLEBY, PETE WOODS, AL BARRIONUEVO, JUAN JOSE RYP and others Cover by DAVE WILKINS

Collects BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #1-5! Inspired by the best-selling videogame Batman: Arkham City, these tales feature the evil of Hugo Strange, Harley Quinn, The Joker, Mr. Freeze, The Penguin, Hammer and Sickle and more!

160 pages, $22.99, in stores on Dec. 6.

BATMAN: THE BLACK MIRROR TP

Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by JOCK and FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA Cover by JOCK

Originally published in DETECTIVE COMICS #871-877, this epic from the writer of BATMAN, SWAMP THING and AMERICAN VAMPIRE forces Batman to confront one of Gotham City's oldest evils! Plus: The corpse of a killer whale shows up on the floor of one of Gotham City's foremost banks, setting a deadly mystery in motion!

304 pages, $16.99, in stores on Nov. 7.

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD'S FINEST VOL. 4 TP

Written by CARY BATES, JIM SHOOTER, DENNIS O'NEIL, MIKE FRIEDRICH, ROBERT KANIGHER, BOB HANEY and others Art by NEAL ADAMS, CURT SWAN, DICK DILLIN, ROSS ANDRU and others Cover by CURT SWAN and NEAL ADAMS

A new, value-priced volume collecting WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #174-178, 180-187, 189-196 and 198-202! In these classic team-up tales, Superman and Batman are tormented by a mysterious villain, a villain steals Superman's secret identity, Superman races The Flash and much more!

520 pages, black and white, $19.99, in stores on Nov. 21.

THE WONDER WOMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 3 TP

Written by WILLIAM MOULTON MARSTON Art by HARRY G. PETER and FRANK GODWIN Cover by H.G. PETER

Collects WONDER WOMAN #4-5 and stories from SENSATION COMICS #15-18 and COMIC CAVALCADE #2! In these 1940s adventures collected in chronological order, Wonder Woman battles German spies, the mysterious Mole Men and Dr. Psycho!

168 pages, $14.99, in stores on Nov. 28.

THE NEW TEEN TITANS: GAMES TP

Written by MARV WOLFMAN and GEORGE PEREZ Art by GEORGE PEREZ, MIKE PERKINS and AL VEY Cover by GEORGE PEREZ

At last, the original graphic novel over 20 years in the making from THE NEW TEEN TITANS team of Marv Wolfman and George Perez is available in trade paperback! In this epic story, a mysterious villain plays a deadly game with New York City as the gameboard -- and the Teen Titans as the pieces!

144 pages, $16.99, in stores on Nov. 14.

THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN: GIL KANE HC

Written by GIL KANE, MARTIN PASKO, BOB ROZAKIS, MARV WOLFMAN, CARY BATES, ROY THOMAS and JOEY CAVALIERI Art and cover by GIL KANE

Collected from SUPERMAN #367, 372, 375, ACTION COMICS #539- 541, 544, 545, 546 and 551-554, SUPERMAN SPECIAL #1, 2 and DC COMICS PRESENTS ANNUAL #3, these stories spotlight the dynamic artwork of Gil Kane! Features guest-appearances by heroes including The Flash, The Atom, The Teen Titans, Hawkman and Animal Man!

392 pages, $39.99, in stores on Dec. 26.

GEARS OF WAR BOOK THREE HC

Written by KAREN TRAVISS and JOSHUA ORTEGA Art by LEONARDO MANCO, COLIN WILSON, JULIIUS GOPEZ and POP MHAN Cover by COLIN WILSON

The best-selling Epic Games franchise continues with these tales from issues #14-24 featuring the story "Dirty Little Secrets" from best-selling author Karen Traviss that bridges the gap between the Gears of War 2 and Gears of War 3 video games.

256 pages, $24.99, in stores on Dec. 26.

FAIREST VOL. 1: WIDE AWAKE TP

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM Art by PHIL JIMENEZ and ANDY LANNING Cover by ADAM HUGHES

In this first FAIREST TP, collecting issues #1-7, Sleeping Beauty has been awakened again by true love's kiss. But the thief Ali Baba doesn't seem a likely candidate for knowing true love from a day-old cruller. So how did this kiss work? Plus: Briar Rose captured by the Snow Queen! Seven good fairy godmothers and one really bad one! And much more!

160 pages, $14.99, in stores on Nov. 21.

HELLBLAZER VOL. 4: FAMILY MAN TP NEW EDITION

Written by JAMIE DELANO, GRANT MORRISON, NEIL GAIMAN and DICK FOREMAN Art by DAVID LLOYD, DAVE McKEAN, MARK BUCKINGHAM, SEAN PHILLIPS and others Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND

In this new volume collecting HELLBLAZER #23-33, a twist of fate sends John Constantine into the path of a serial killer called the Family Man, who forces the con man mage to make a shattering choice.

288 pages, $19.99, in stores on Nov. 14.

SAUCER COUNTRY VOL. 1: RUN TP

Written by PAUL CORNELL Art by RYAN KELLY, GORAN SUDZUKA and JIMMY BROXTON • Cover by RYAN KELLY

In this first SAUCER COUNTRY TP, collecting issues #1-6 of the series and a story from STRANGE ADVENTURES #1, meet Arcadia Alvarado, Governor of New Mexico and Presidential hopeful, who says she was abducted by aliens. She's already dealing with immigration, budget cuts and an alcoholic ex -- and now she's determined to win the election so she can expose the truth about the aliens -- and save the world.

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

THE SANDMAN VOL. 10: THE WAKE TP NEW EDITION

Written by NEIL GAIMAN Art by MICHAEL ZULLI, JON J MUTH and CHARLES VESS Cover by DAVE McKEAN

In the final Sandman tales from issues #70-75 of the acclaimed horror series, Morpheus makes the ultimate decision between change and death. As one journey for the Endless ends, another begins for the Lord of Dreams and his family. All the pieces come together for the final moments of THE SANDMAN.

192 pages, $19.99, in stores on Nov. 7 (with slipcase, $22.99).

RETURN TO PERDITION TP

Written by MAX ALLAN COLLINS Art by TERRY BEATTY Cover by LEE BERMEJO

In this new chapter of the graphic novel series that inspired the Academy Award-winning movie, our hero, Michael Satariano, Jr. is unaware of the conflict between his dad, his grandfather and John Looney -- the criminal godfather of Rock Island, Illinois. Now, he's going to learn you can't outrun (or outgun) your past when he's recruited by the mob as a hit man.

192 pages, black and white, $14.99, in stores on Nov. 7.

A FLIGHT OF ANGELS TP

Written by HOLLY BLACK, BILL WILLINGHAM, ALISA KWITNEY, LOUISE HAWES and T.D. MITCHELL Conceived by REBECCA GUAY Art and cover by REBECCA GUAY

ANGELS: Guardians. Messengers. Warriors. Fallen. All these angelic aspects and more are explored in A FLIGHT OF ANGELS, a riveting tale in the tradition of The Decameron and The Canterbury Tales. A mysterious angel plummets to Earth and lands deep in a dark forest, where his dying body is found by the mystical denizens of this strange place. As the gathered fauns, fairies, hags and hobgoblins debate what to do with him, each tells a different story of who they imagine this celestial creature to be: a hero, a lover, a protector or a killer. Once the stories have been told, a verdict is rendered -- and the outcome will leave you breathless. Conceived and stunningly illustrated by fantasy art legend Rebecca Guay (Magic: The Gathering, Veils), A FLIGHT OF ANGELS is written by an all-star lineup of today's top fantasy talent, including Bill Willingham (FABLES) and Holly Black (The Spiderwick Chronicles) in tales that will grip your heart and make your imagination soar.

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

YOUNG JUSTICE VOL. 2: TRAINING DAY TP

Written by KEVIN HOPPS and GREG WEISMAN Art by CHRISTOPHER JONES, LUCIANO VECCHIO and DAN DAVIS Cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES

Superboy, Robin, Kid Flash, Aqualad, Miss Martian and Artemis defend Gotham City from Ra's al Ghul and Clayface! Features issues #7-13 of the all ages series.

160 pages, $12.99, in stores on Nov. 14.




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