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MONDAY, DECEMBER 10, 2012

DC COMICS FOR MARCH

SUPERMAN TITLES

ACTION COMICS #18

Written by Andy Diggle, art by Tony S. Daniel and Batt, cover by Tony S. Daniel.

Welcome the new creative team of writer Andy Diggle and artist Tony S. Daniel! Inside the nefarious mind of Lex Luthor, who bares his scars -- but how did he get them? Luthor's plan to eradicate Superman may make Kal an alien pariah! The Oracle awaits at the edge of the Solar System to pass judgment on Superman -- and he is not alone. You won't believe who comes calling on the final page!

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on March 6. (Polybagged combo, $5.99).

SUPERMAN #18

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

The new H.I.V.E. makes its stunning first appearance in The New 52 by trying to take over Metropolis! More on Clark Kent's life as a reporter away from The Daily Planet!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 27.

SUPERGIRL #18

Written by Mike Johnson, art and cover by Mahmud Asrar.

It's a new dawn for the Girl of Steel after the nightmare of "H'El on Earth"! Nothing will be the same for Supergirl as she embarks on a new mission that brings her face to face with one of DC's deadliest villains!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 20.

SUPERBOY #18

Written by Tom DeFalco, art and cover by R.B. Silva and Rob Lean, cover by Brett Booth and Norm Rapmund.

"H'El on Earth" has ended, and Superboy's about to land in a new city, with a new secret identity and a surprising new foe on his trail! Guest-starring Superman!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 13.

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #11

Written by Bryan Q. Miller, art by Pere Perez, cover by Scott Kolins

All-new digital adventures in print for the first time! In order to face Bart's demons, Superman and Impulse confront a reluctant ally: the JSA's Jay Garrick! Lois's investigation into Lex takes a surprising turn. Chloe's journey through her doppelgänger's memories turns dangerous.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 6.



BATMAN TITLES

BATMAN #18

Written by Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV, art by Andy Kubert, Sandra Hope and Alex Maleev, cover by Greg Capullo, variant cover by Andy Kubert.

In the wake of unspeakable tragedy, Batman is in danger of losing his humanity! And in the backup story, fan-favorite character Harper Row returns -- but will she be able to pull Batman back from the brink?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 13. (Combo pack edition, $4.99).

DETECTIVE COMICS #18

Written by John Layman, art by Jason Fabok and Andy Clarke, cover by Jason Fabok.

Batman vs. The Penguin! The stakes are high, and even if Batman wins he loses! Plus, in the backup feature, it's the origin of Ignatius Ogilvy, the new criminal kingpin of Gotham City.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 6. (Combo pack edition, $4.99).

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #18

Written by Gregg Hurwitz, art and cover by Ethan Van Sciver.

The terrifying tale of the Mad Hatter's origin continues! Batman is still two steps behind the Hatter's current reign of terror...will Catwoman's interference make it three?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 27.

BATMAN AND ROBIN #18

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

It's the Batman and Robin story of the year!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 13.

BATGIRL #18

Written by Ray Fawkes, art and cover by Daniel Sampere and Vicente Cifuentes.

The first of two issues by guest writer Ray Fawkes! Batgirl must face the man who sold her out to The Joker during "Death of the Family" ... her own brother, James Gordon, Jr. Can Barbara help him, or will this conflict be the final nail in her family's coffin?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 13.

BATWOMAN #18

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

A new story arc begins here as Batwoman adjusts to her new partner and her new role in the war on crime. Guest-starring Batman!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 20.

BATWING #18

Written by Fabian Nicieza, art and cover by Fabrizio Fiorentino.

Batwing's armor is destroyed! Will the man behind the suit be enough to keep one of his only friends alive?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 6.

NIGHTWING #18

Written by Kyle Higgins, art by Roger Bonet, cover by Juan Jose Ryp and Roger Bonet.

Dick Grayson lost so much during "Death of the Family" that some new events are going to push him right over the edge! Nightwing has almost no hope left until the chance for vengeance presents itself. What decisions will he make?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 20.

CATWOMAN #18

Written by Ann Nocenti, art and cover by Rafa Sandoval and Jordi Tarrogona.

Guest-starring Batman! In the fallout from "Death of the Family" Catwoman and Batman spend a night at the museum -- fighting over stolen art!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 20.

BIRDS OF PREY #18

Written by Jim Zub, art by Romano Molenaar and Vincente Cifuentes, cover by Emanuela Lupacchino.

Mr. Freeze is out of Arkham Asylum and looking for revenge on the Court of Owls! His first target? The newest member of the Birds team, Strix! And if that wasn't enough trouble for the girls, this issue introduces The Daughters of the Dawn who are abducting people with super powers…starting with a certain prisoner at Belle Reve!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 20.

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #18

Written by Scott Lobdell, art by Timothy Green II, cover by Mico Suayan.

Jason Todd suffered terribly at the hands of The Joker in "Deaht of the Family," and now he's changing the Outlaws' mission! Something is bound to break with all that's happened...will it be Jason's soul?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 20.

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #9

Written by Grant Morrison, art and cover by Chris Burnham.

The fallout from last month's shocking turn of events has Batman on the run! Is The Dark Knight a murderer?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 27. (Combo pack, $3.99).

TALON #6

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

Batman uncovers more clues about Calvin's mission in Gotham City...but will he stop The Talon or support him? Secrets are revealed about Sebastian Clark that could endanger the lives of everyone Calvin cares about!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 27.

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #14

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

All-new digital adventures in print for the first time! Following the events of "Flashdrive," the new-look Justice League encounters an old ally! As the Trillians and Mangals prepare for battle, Superman is forced to choose sides! Plus: Shocking revelations in Batman Beyond that are sure to impact Terry and Dana's relationship forever!

48 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 20.

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #12

Written by Derek Fridolfs, art by Jheremy Raapack, and cover by Dave Wilkins.

All-new digital adventures in print for the first time! Based on the hit videogame Batman: Arkham City! A mob of criminals lays siege to a church to capture Mayor Sharpe. With Batman nowhere to be found, will Azrael save the day?

40 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 13.

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #6

Written by Jeff Parker, Michael Avon Oeming and Rob Williams, art by Gabriel Hardman, Michael Avon Oeming and Juan Jose Ryp, cover by Guillem March.

Three all-new digital adventures in print for the first time! In "Gotham Spirit," Batman's unique relationship with Gotham City and her underworld is a gritty and beautiful thing... as four armed robbers are about to find out! Then, while investigating a missing persons case, Batman finds himself hot on the trail of a real dragon in Gotham City! Will this legendary beast put an end to The Dark Knight? Plus, in "Look Inside," a terrifying killer comes to Gotham City...will anyone be safe?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 6.



GREEN LANTERN TITLES

GREEN LANTERN #18

Written by Geoff Johns, art by Doug Mahnke and Christian Alamy, cover by Doug Mahnke and Mark Irwin.

The epic, universe-shattering "Wrath of the First Lantern" continues! The shocking fates of Hal Jordan and Sinestro! And the First Lantern continues his cosmic life experiments, but with a great cost to the Corps.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 6. (Combo pack, $3.99).

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #18

Written by Peter J. Tomasi, art by Fernando Pasarin and Scott Hanna, cover by Juan Jose Ryp.

"Wrath of the First Lantern" continues. After having ripped apart Guy Gardner, the First Lantern now directs his singular and horrific power at John Stewart, forcing the Corps to see the light and darkness of their lives in a frightening new way!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 13.

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #18

Written by Tony Bedard, art and cover by Aaron Kuder.

"Wrath of the First Lantern" continues. The First Lantern has already devastated Kyle Rayner. Now he sets his sights on Carol Ferris and the rest of the New Guardians. How will the First Lantern's unique, sadistic power shatter the lives of Larfleeze, Saint Walker, Arkillo and the rest?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 20.

RED LANTERNS #18

Written by Peter Milligan, art and cover by Miguel Sepulveda.

"Wrath of the First Lantern" continues. The First Lantern turns his formidable gaze on Atrocitus and shows the high king of vengeance that everything he believed about himself, the universe and rage has been pitifully wrong. And that's just for starters. Meanwhile Rankorr's attempts to live a normal life end in tragedy...and a fight to the death with Bleez!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 27.



JUSTICE LEAGUE TITLES

JUSTICE LEAGUE #18

Written by Geoff Johns, art by Ivan Reis, Joe Prado and Gary Frank, cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado, variant cover by Aaron Kuder.

Cyborg takes center stage as events fall into place for next month's massive new story arc: "Off the Grid"! Also, Batman continues to be question the Superman/Wonder Woman alliance and Aquaman's future with the League. Plus: The Shazam backup story reveals the origin of Black Adam -- and what it means for Billy Batson's survival!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 20. (Combo pack, $4.99).

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #2

Written by Geoff Johns and Matt Kindt, art by David Finch and Scott Clark, cover by David Finch, variant cover by Scott Clark.

The new Justice League of America team continues to form, but the question remains: What do these heroes want in return for their membership? Secret motives are everywhere, and the outcome will have a huge impact on this team and the rest of The New 52! Plus, the alien Manhunter'ss back-up series begins revealing more about J'onn's plans for this team...and the other Justice League.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 6. (Combo pack, $4.99).

AQUAMAN #18

Written by Geoff Johns, art and cover by Paul Pelletier.

Unfolding out of the events of "Throne of Atlantis" comes a mystery that sends Aquaman to the ends of the Earth to solve an ancient murder -- one that will reveal a horrific truth about Arthur Curry and threaten those closest to him today. Plus, Mera has a quest of her own involving a long-forgotten adversary of Aquaman.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 27.

WONDER WOMAN #18

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

We've seen the history Wonder Woman shares with Ares -- but what does the God of War have planned for her future?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 20.

THE FLASH #18

Written by Brian Buccellato, art by Marcio Takara, cover by Francis Manapul.

The Trickster is accused of murder! Can The Flash help solve his case? Plus, a surprising twist ending that will rock the world of...Dial H?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 27.

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #18

Written by Joe Keatinge, art by Federico Dallocchio, cover by Ryan Sook.

Turning the spotlight on Starfire!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 20.

THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #18

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

Introducing the all-new Multiplex! Now that Ronnie and Jason can become one as Firestorm, can they defeat a villain who can create an army of himself?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 27.

GREEN ARROW #18

Written by Jeff Lemire, art and cover by Andrea Sorrentino, variant cover by David Finch.

Oliver Queen has lost everything: His company, his money, his friends and most of his arrows. It's all because of one man: Komodo, who has come to tear Ollie's life to shreds! From the ashes, Ollie must uncover the secrets of his father's past -- secrets of the island and Ollie's own uncanny ability with the bow.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 6.

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #18

Written by Tom DeFalco, art and cover by Joe Bennett and Art Thibert.

Hawkman and the Shadow Thief are trapped in the Shadow Realm! Can Hawkman trust this all-new Shadow Thief and her mysterious powers?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 27.

KATANA #2

Written by Ann Nocenti, art by Alex Sanchez, cover by David Finch.

Katana has joined the deadly Sword Clan in the hope that they'll lead her further down her path to vengeance! Katana has been contacted by Steve Trevor -- but what does the Justice League of America want with her?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 13.

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA'S VIBE #2

Written by Andrew Kreisberg and Geoff Johns, art by Pete Woods and Sean Parsons, cover by David Finch.

Vibe makes a massive discovery when he learns of the secret of his power! Plus: Vibe's first public outing with the Justice League of America team sends him into conflict with one of his teammates.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 20.

EARTH 2 #10

Written by James Robinson, art and cover by Nicola Scott and Trevor Scott.

As Wotan holds The Flash's mother hostage, Khalid must finally come to terms with his destiny as Doctor Fate!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 6.

WORLDS' FINEST #10

Written by Paul Levitz, art and cover by Kevin Maguire.

After being attacked by a group connected to the missing Mr. Terrific, Power Girl and Huntress take the fight to Holt Industries, where they make a shocking discovery! Plus: Huntress is personally affected by a tragedy in The New 52!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 6.

HUMAN BOMB #4

Written by Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti, art and cover by Jerry Ordway.

The Men in Black prepare for a full invasion! The Human Bomb and team discover their hidden base on a moon in Jupiter's orbit! There's only one way for him to stop them: by doing what he does best!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 6.

JSA: LIBERTY FILES -- THE WHISTLING SKULL #4

Written by B. Clay Moore, art and cover by Tony Harris.

Nigel's father hasn't been around in a while, but in 1940s London that's not unusual. Fortunately, his friend William can take up the slack, personally and as the Whistling Skull! But when they join The Skeleton, will working together be enough to save the day against Nazi scientific horrors?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 20.



THE DARK TITLES

CONSTANTINE #1

Written by Robert Venditti, art by Renato Guedes, cover by Juan Jose Ryp, variant cover by Renato Guedes.

The star of Justice League Dark is unleashed in his all-new ongoing series! Liar, cheater, manipulator...John Constantine is all of these, and yet he uses these skills and more to protect the world from the darkest corners of the DC Universe. What Constantine learns in this first issue will shake the very foundations of the New 52...and only he knows how to deal with it!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 13.

THE PHANTOM STRANGER #6

Written by Dan DiDio and J.M. DeMatteis, art by Gena Ha and Zander Cannon, cover by Gene Ha.

Phantom Stranger is sucked into a metaphysical poker game against the three sons of Trigon! The stakes of this game couldn't be any higher thanks to the host: Lady Luck, in her New 52 debut!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 6.

SWORD OF SORCERY #6

Written by Christy Marx and Marc Andreyko, art by Aaron Lopresti and Andrei Bressan, cover by Aaron Lopresti.

Amaya becomes the Lady Regent of House Turquoise and discovers the startling truth behind its power! A mysterious evil originating from Nilaq is now on Earth, and John Constantine doesn't like that one bit! And in the backup feature, Stalker must defeat Lucifer to save his scion!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 20.

DIAL H #10

Written by China Mieville, art by Alberto Ponticelli and Dan Green, cover by Brian Bolland.

This issue marks a turning point in Roxy and Nelson's quest for knowledge and delves into the mysteries of the H Dials. The information contained in the issue will expand your knowledge of the known universe!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 6.

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #18

Written by Jeff Lemire and Ray Fawkes, art and cover by Mikel Janin.

The conclusion to the "Death of Magic" comes crashing down upon our heroes, as its consequences dramatically shift the status quo of the team moving forward! This issue also has ties to the new ongoing Constantine series, also on sale this month. !

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 27.

ANIMAL MAN #18

Written by Jeff Lemire, art by Steve Pugh, cover by Jae Lee.

"Rotworld" epilogue. The horrible tragedy of Rotworld weighs heavily on the Baker family. Nothing will be the same for Animal Man after this issue!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 6.

SWAMP THING #18

Written by Scott Snyder, art by Marco Rudy, cover by Yanick Paquette and Steve Pugh.

The heartbreaking epilogue to "Rotworld." Swamp Thing makes the ultimate sacriface in an attempt save the world from the Rot! This issue marks the end of life as Swamp Thing knows it!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 6.

I, VAMPIRE #18

Written by Joshua Hale Fialkov, art by Scott Clark, cover by Andrea Sorrentino.

A major character dies in this issue as the struggle for Andrew Bennet's soul comes to a conclusion! Find out what happens next after this huge change in the status quo of the series!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 27.

DEMON KNIGHTS #18

Written by Robert Venditti, art and cover by Bernard Chang.

After thirty years, the Demon Knights are slowly pulling themselves back together--but there's an army of vampires waiting to tear them apart! What punishment does Xanadu have in store for Etrigan the Demon?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 13.

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THE EDGE TITLES

TEAM 7 #6

Written by Justin Jordan, art by Pascal Alixe, cover by Gary Frank and Cam Smith.

In the tale from the recent past, Team 7 is on a mission to rescue Caitlin Fairchild when a team member dies! And in the present day, Deathstroke hunts down his former Team 7 partners! But why?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 13.

THRESHOLD #3

Written by Keith Giffen, art by Tom Raney and Scott Kolins, cover by Howard Porter and John Del.

Former Green Lantern Jediah Caul leads an assault on the powers behind the game...a very ill advised assault. Introducing Captain K'Rot! In the backup feature, the hunt for Larfleeze's stuff turns up evidence that the theft was an inside job!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 13.

STORMWATCH #18

Written by Peter Milligan, art by Will Conrad, cover by Ken Lashley.

The team battles one of their own for their very survival! The relationship of Midnighter and Apollo hits a rough patch when the Amazon-like Zealot joins the team!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 6.

SUICIDE SQUAD #18

Written by Adam Glass, art by Henrik Johnson and Sandu Florea, cover by Ken Lashley.

It's rematch time as Basilisk faces off against the Suicide Squad! What -- or who - is so important that Amanda Waller would risk stepping into the field herself?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 13.

ALL-STAR WESTERN #18

Written by Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti, art by Moritat and Staz Johnson, cover by Glenn Fabry.

When Catherine Wayne is kidnapped in Gotham City, Alan Wayne turns to Jonah Hex for help! Faced with the machinations of Vandal Savage, can Hex and Mrs. Wayne make their escape? In the backup feature, John Leather travels to Mexico where he faces werewolves and...The Shade!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 27.

DEATHSTROKE #18

Written by Justin Jordan, art bu Edgar Salazar and Scott Hanna, cover by Eduardo Pansica and Eber Ferreira.

Finally! Deathstroke vs. The Teen Titans! You want more? You got more, as The Ravagers join the fight!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 13.

JOE KUBERT PRESENTS #6

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

The final issue of this miniseries is here, with the conclusions of Angel and the Ape and U.S.S. Stevens! Plus: a deeply personal final work from the legendary Joe Kubert.

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on March 27.



YOUNG JUSTICE TITLES

TEEN TITANS #18

Written by Scott Lobdell, art and cover by Eddy Barrows and Eber Ferreira.

Unknown to the Teen Titans, Red Robin's condition is worsening after the events of "Death of the Family." And now Red Robin must face an even greater tragedy! The new Dr. Light is coming for Solstice! Guest-starring the Suicide Squad!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 27.

THE RAVAGERS #10

Written by Michael Alan Nelson, art by Ig Guara and Norm Rapmund, cover by Ken Lashley.

Someone claiming to be Terra's brother comes to the team. Unfortunately, Deathstroke the Terminator isn't far behind him! The Ravagers are having serious trust issues already, so a visit from the world's deadliest assassin certainly won't help!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 13.

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #18

Written by Paul Levitz, art and cover by Keith Giffen and Scott Koblish..

Separated and in great danger, the Legionnaires must face their greatest foes yet: the new Fatal Five! Can the Legion's newly appointed leader handle their greatest enemies?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 20.

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BEYOND THE DC UNIVERSE TITLES

ARROW #5

Written by Marc Guggenheim and Andrew Kreisberg, art by Omar Francia, Sergio Sandoval and Xermanico, cover by MItch Breitweiser.

All-new digital adventures in print for the first time! Oliver travels to China in pursuit of another target--but finds himself in an unexpected situation! When a bullet train is hijacked by a madman with nothing to lose, the Arrow is forced to spring into action! Plus: Events in Laurel's past shed new light on the present!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 27.

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #3

Written by Tom Taylor, art and cover by Jheremy Raapack.

Based on the upcoming DC fighting game from NetherRealm Studios, creators of Mortal Kombat. A new world order seizes the reins of power, forcing heroes to face each other in a fight to save humanity. Which side will Wonder Woman choose?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 27.

INSURGENT #3

Written by F.J. DeSanto and Todd Farmer, art and cover by Federico Dallocchio.

Before President Chong and the military can react to the attack on Insurgent Command, thousands of technologically enhanced Insurgent soldiers launch a hostile takeover of Manhattan! But what are their motives? As John Ravane fights for his life after his battle against the deadly Eve, Insurgent Affairs expert Cindy Ford uncovers the truth behind Ravane's daughter's kidnapping--and is shocked to learn that it's connected to a senior member of her team.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 6.

AME-COMI GIRLS #1

Written by Justin Gray and Jimmy Palmiotti, art and cover by Eduardo Francisco.

All-new digital adventures in print for the first time! The new, monthly Ame-Comi ongoing series begins here! The Ame-Comi Girls team up for the final showdown with Brainiac! Starring Wonder Woman, Power Girl, Supergirl, Batgirl, Robin, Steel and The Flash!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on March 6.

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VERTIGO TITLES

DJANGO UNCHAINED #4

Based on the screenplay by Quentin Tarantino, art by R.M. Guera and Jason Latour, cover by Frank Quitely, variant cover by Ivan Reis.

The adaptation of the screenplay from award-winning director Quentin Tarantino's latest film continues! Django and Dr. Schultz take a big risk against impossible odds inside the stronghold of slave owner Calvin Candie. This is the only way to read the entire, uncut story, which contains scenes that may not appear in the final film!

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on March 27.

FABLES #127

Written by Bill Willingham, art by Mark Buckingham and Steve Leialoha, cover by Joao Ruas.

In part 3 of "Snow White," the newly established Fabletown in the former Castle Dark continues to yield dark secrets. Ruthless Prince Brandish locks one of Fables' beloved princesses in a tower with no way out. And in Haven, Beast cooks up a scheme involving Geppetto and the Blue Fairy while Flycatcher enjoys a nice, relaxing bath--only to find more than a rubber duckie with him in the tub.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 20.

FAIREST #13

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

In the conclusion of "The Hidden Kingdom," will Rapunzel discover what happened to her long-lost children--or will the Japanese Fables have their final, bloody revenge? Lies, secrets and betrayals fold into each other like origami in the finale to Lauren Beukes' and Inaki Miranda's story arc!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 6.

STIEG LARSSON'S THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO BOOK 2 HC

Written by Denise Mina, art by Leonardo Manco and Andrea Mutti, cover by Lee Bermejo.

Vertigo presents the concluding volume of the official graphic novel adaptation. In Book 2, the mystery of Harriet Vanger's disappearance deepens as crusading journalist Mikael Blomkvist and the indomitable Lisbeth Salander join forces to crack the decades-old case. Together they uncover a twisted secret that may end up costing them their lives.

144 pages, $19.99, in stores on May 1.

SAUCER COUNTRY #13

Written by Paul Cornell, art and cover by Ryan Kelly.

On election night, Arcadia's chances of reaching the highest office in the land are too close to call...just like Prof Kidd's chances of holding on to his sanity. In Part Two of "President's Day," our heroes are forced to ask: Whose side are the flying saucers on?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 13.

TIME WARP #1

Written by Dan Abnett, Matt Kindt, Damon Lindelof, Peter Milligan, Toby Litt, Ray Fawkes, Simon Spurrier, Tom King and Gail Simons, art by Mark Buckingham, Jeff Lemire, M.K. Perker, Victor Santos, Jorge Corona, Rafael Albuquerque, Tom Fowler, I.N.J. Culbard and others, cover by Eduardo Risso, variant cover by Jae Lee.

It's time for another fantastic Vertigo anthology filled with spectacular sci-fi stories. Robots, deep space and lots of time travel twists by a bevy of comic greats and the up-and-coming stars of tomorrow. Damon Lindelof and Jeff Lemire bring us a blast from DC's past, plus another installment of the "Dead Boy Detectives" from Toby Litt, Buckingham and Victor Santos, Matt Kindt presents a stirring story of man vs. machine--and so much more!

80 pages, $7.99, in stores on March 20.

THE UNWRITTEN #47

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

"Orpheus in the Underworld" part 1! Still on his quest to bring Lizzie back from the dead, Tom Taylor has made it as far as Hades--but he's left his memories behind in the waters of Lethe. Now he's face-to-face with the king of the underworld, who's got his own sinister agenda and no good reason to offer Tom an Orpheus deal...

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 27.



DC KIDS TITLES

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #12

Written by Ivan Cohen, art and cover by Dario Bruzela.

When a Red Lantern ring finds its way into the heart of the planet Greykil, it causes havoc! This time, the Interceptor crew needs help from Mogo!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 13.

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #31

Written by Sholly Fisch, art and cover by Robert Pope and Scott McRae.

Scooby and friends hit the slopes in pursuit of a ghost haunting a ski resort! But when a five-way collision leaves the entire gang wearing casts, the suddenly immobile Mystery Inc. is forced to solve the case by unconventional means!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 6.

SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #11

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

Ma Kent finally meets Lois Lane! What startling questions might they have for one another? Is trouble brewing in the big city? Time to take the Super-Pets for walkies in Metropolis!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on March 27.



DC TRADES AND HARDCOVERS

AQUAMAN VOL. 2: THE OTHERS HC

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

Aquaman joins up with his old teammates, The Others, to learn who destroyed Atlantis! But as they seek the truth, Black Manta is stalking them all-and Mera learns some dark truths about Aquaman! The second Aquaman hardcover collects Aquaman #7-13.

160 pages, $22.99, in stores on May 15.

BATMAN, INCORPORATED VOL. 1: DEMON STAR HC

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

In this DC Comics–The New 52 collection, Batman and Robin face off against the assassin called Goatboy as Leviathan's sinister mission continues to develop! Plus: Someone is trying to kill Damian; Wingman and Redbird descend upon Gotham City; and much more! Collects Batman, Incorporated #0-6.

176 pages, $24.99, in stores on May 8.

BATMAN: DETECTIVE COMICS VOL. 1 -- FACES OF DEATH TP

Written by Tony S. Daniel, art by Tony S. Daniel and Sandu Florea, cover by Tony S. Daniel.

Bruce Wayne returns as Batman-and sets his sights on The Penguin, who in turn has his sights on Batman. Plus: Time is running out as Batman works to uncover the secret of the dread Dollmaker! Collecting Detective Comics #1-7.

176 pages, $16.99, in stores on April 3.

BIRDS OF PREY VOL. 2: YOUR KISS MIGHT KILL TP

Written by Duane Swierczynski, art by Javier Pina, Jesus Saiz, Travel Foreman and Jeff Huet, cover by Travel Foreman.

In this second Birds of Prey collection new villains threaten to expose Black Canary's dark secret, and the Court of Owls sets its sight on the team! Plus, the girls bring an injured Poison Ivy to the Amazon to help her recover. Collects Birds of Prey #8-13.

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on April 17.

DIAL H VOL. 1: INTO YOU TP

Written by China Mieville, art by Mateus Santolouco, David Lapham and Riccardo Burchielli, cover by Brian Bolland.

• In the town of Littleville, CO, a troubled young man stumbles upon the lost H-Dial and all the power it possesses. Can our hero manage harness the power of the H-Dial and protect it from falling into evil hands? Or will this newfound power plunge our hero into madness? Collects Dial H #0-6!

168 pages, $14.99, in stores on April 17.

SUPERMAN: ACTION COMICS VOL. 2 - BULLETPROOF HC

Written by Grant Morrison, Sholly Fisch and Max Landis, art by Rags Morales, Gene Ha, Cully Hamner, Ben Oliver, Cafu, Brad Walker and others, cover by Rags Morales.

This new Action Comics hardcover features President Superman, Nimrod the Hunter, The Forgotten Superman and much more! Plus: meet "The Boy Who Stole Superman's Cape," in a tale from Clark Kent's early days in Metropolis! Collecting Action Comics #9-12, 0 and Action Comics Annual #1.

224 pages, $24.99, in stores on May 1.

BLUE BEETLE VOL. 2: BLUE DIAMOND TP

Written by Tony Bedard, art by Marcio Takara, Ig Guara and others, cover by Freddie E. Williams II.

Blue Beetle Jaime Reyes has abandoned his friends, family and home, setting out on a path that brings him to New York City. As Beetle struggles with the curse of the scarab that is the source of his powers, a loathsome threat emerges: a predator who stalks runaway children! Collects Blue Beetle #0, 7-16 and Green Lantern: New Guardians #9.

240 pages, $19.99, in stores on April 24.

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. VOL. 2: SECRETS OF THE DEAD TP

Written by Jeff Lemire and Matt Kindt, art by Alberto Ponticelli and others, cover by Alberto Ponticelli.

S.H.A.D.E. protects the world from supernatural threats-but what happens when the world nearly comes to an end? Frankenstein and his team give their all to help save the world from THE ROT! Includes FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #0, 8-16 and MEN OF WAR #8.

224 pages, $16.99, in stores on April 17.

WORLDS' FINEST VOL. 1: LOST DAUGHTERS OF EARTH 2 TP

Written by Paul Levitz, art by George Perez, Kevin Maguire, Jerry Ordway and others, cover by George Perez.

Paul Levitz teams with artists George Perez and Kevin Maguire for this new title starring Power Girl and Huntress! Stranded on our Earth over five years ago, these two heroes are forced to fight evil in strange new surroundings, all while trying to find their way home. In two tales, Worlds' Finest flashes back to how Huntress and Power Girl got to our Earth and what they've been doing the past five years, and then back to the present where they fight for the fate of millions against the Irradiated Man. Collecting Worldes' Finest #0-5.

144 pages, $14.99, iin stores on April 3.

SWAMP THING VOL. 2: FAMILY TREE TP

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

In this second collection, Swamp Thing must battle his way through the Bone Kingdom and The Rot to free his ally-and ex-girlfriend-Abigail Arcane. But will the cost of freeing her be...fighting her? Nothing, not even this titanic battle, will prepare Swampy for what he has to face next: a resurrected and even more dangerous Anton Arcane! Collecting SWAMP THING #8-11, 0 and SWAMP THING ANNUAL #1.

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on April 10.

ABSOLUTE BLACKEST NIGHT HC

Written by Geoff Johns, Peter J. Tomasi, art by Ivan Reis and others, cover by Ivan Reis and Oclair Albert.

The prophecy of the Blackest Night descends on the DC Universe! Can Hal Jordan lead DC's champions against an army of Black Lanterns? Expanded to include Blackest Night #0, Blackest Night #1-8, Untold Tales of the Blackest Night #1, DC Universe #0, the Blackest Night Director's Cut #1, and Green Lantern #43-48 and 50-52!

376 pages, $125, in stores on June 26.

THE AUTHORITY VOL. 1 HC

Written by Warren Ellis and Mark Millar, art by Bryan Hitch, Frank Quitely and others, cover by Bryan Hitch and Paul Neary.

At last, the original run of The Authority is collected in hardcover! First, the new team battles a nation of super-powered terrorists and stops an invasion from a parallel world. Then, the team faces a godlike invader returns to Earth after eons in exile. Collecting The Authority #1-12.

296 pages, $29.99, in stores on May 15.

LEGION WORLDS TP

Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, art by Yvel Guichet, Olivier Coipel, Darwyn Cooke, Steve Dillon, Klaus Janson, Mike McKone and others, cover by John Cassaday.

Different Legionnaires are spotlighted as the team attempts to find a new identity and mission following the epic Legion Lost. Mon-El, Spark, Magno, Starboy, Karate Kid and Apparition face menaces on their homeworlds while trying to find a way to rejoin the rest of the team. Collects Legion Worlds #1-6.

240 pages, $19.99, in stores on April 24.

DC UNIVERSE: SECRET ORIGINS TP

Written, art and cover by various.

Collecting the legendary Secret Origins annuals from the 1960s, this is an amazing look back at how DC'S heroes gained their powers and abilities. Featuring the work of Jack Kirby, Gardner Fox, Gil Kane, Carmine Infantino, Curt Swan and more! Collects Secret Origins #1, More Secret Origins #1, Even More Secret Origins #1 and Weird Secret Origins #1.

328 pages, $24.99, in stores on April 3.

BATMAN ILLUSTRATED BY NEAL ADAMS VOL. 2 TP

Written by Bob Haney, Dennis O'Neil and others, art by Neal Adams and Dick Giordano, cover by Neal Adams.

The second volume of Batman epics by artist Neal Adams. Collecting Batman #217, 220-222, 224-227 and 229-231, The Brave and The Bold #86, 88-90, 93 and 95, Detective Comics #394-411 and World's Finest #199-200 and 202.

236 pages, $24.99, in stores on April 24.

BATMAN YEAR ONE HUNDRED TP NEW PRINTING

Written, art and cover by Paul Pope.

In Gotham City, 2039, a federal agent is murdered, leaving The Batman, a forgotten icon from the past, wanted for the murder. Collects Batman Year One Hundred #1-4, plus a story from Batman Chronicles #11.

232 pages, $19.99, in stores on April 17.

BATMAN NOIR: EDUARDO RISSO DELUXE EDITION HC

Written by Brian Azzarello, art and cover by Eduardo Risso.

Batman Noir: Eduardo Risso spotlights the art of 100 Bullets illustrator Eduardo Risso, which casts the Dark Knight in deep shadow on every page. Written by his frequent collaborator Brian Azzarello, this title includes tales from a variety of Batman projects, including "Broken City," a profound examination of the Dark Knight Detective and the grim metropolis that he protects. While hunting the murderer of a small boy's parents, Batman is caught up in his own investigation and ruminations, only to fall prey to a deadly new pair of killers who have been stalking him.

Collecting Batman #620-625, the Batman serial from Wednesday Comics #1-12, Flashpoint: Batman-Knight of Vengeance #1-3 and a story from Batman: Gotham Knights #8.

224 pages, black and white, $24.99, in stores on May 29.

THE NEW TEEN TITANS OMNIBUS VOL. 3 HC

Written by Marv Wolfman and George Perez, art by George Perez, Dan Jurgens, Carmine Infantino and others, cover by George Perez.

In this third massive collection of the hit 1980s, the team battles the villainy of H.I.V.E., face the evil Dr. Light, witness the trial of Deathstroke, and try to rescue the dark hero known as Raven from her own father, Trigon. Collects Tales of the Teen Titans #45- 61 and 66-67, New Teen Titans #38, New Teen Titans #1-6 and Secret Origins Annual #3.

792 pages, $75, in stores on May 29.

TALES OF BATMAN: ARCHIE GOODWIN HC

Written by Archie Goodwin and James Robinson, art by Walter Simonson, Alex Toth, Gene Ha and others, cover by Jim Aparo.

These tales from Archie Goodwin focus on The Dark Knight as a hero who stands against the monstrous forces of the night. Includes the Manhunter saga, which culminates in a Batman team-up. Collecting Detective Comics #437-443, Detective Comics Annual #3, Showcase '95 #11, Legends of the Dark Knight #132-136, Batman: Night Cries and Batman Black and White #1 and 4.

480 pages, $39.99, in stores on May 8.

THE FLASH CHRONICLES VOL. 4 TP

Written by John Broome, art by Carmine Infantino and Joe Giella, cover by Carmine Infantino and Murphy Anderson.

In this fourth volume collecting The Flash's 1960s adventures in chronological order, the Fastest Man Alive battles Mirror Master, The Trickster and Captain Boomerang. This volume includes "Flash of Two Worlds," in which The Flash first meets his Golden Age predecessor. Collects The Flash #119-124.

160 pages, $14.99, in stores on April 10.

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: STRANGE ADVENTURES VOL. 2 TP

Written by John Bromme, Gardner Fox and others, art by Gil Kane, Carmine Infantino and others, cover by Gil Kane and Joe Giella.

These 1950s tales star weird alien creatures and intrepid space explorers. Stories include "The Metal Spy from Space," "The Hungry Meteorite," "The Magic Horn from Space," "The Day Science Ran Wild," and many more. Collects Strange Adventures #74-93.

520 pages, black and white, $19.99, in stores on April 17.

SUPERMAN: SECRET IDENTITY TP NEW PRINTING

Written by Kurt Busiek, art and cover by Stuart Immonen.

Set in the real world, Secret Identity stars a young man named Clark Kent. All he wants is to be a writer, but his daily life is filled with the taunts of his peers, comparing him to the Clark Kent with superpowers-until the day he discovers he really can fly... A new edition collecting the 4-issue miniseries!

208 pages, $19.99, in stores on April 3.

SUPERMAN BEYOND: MAN OF TOMORROW TP

Written by Tom DeFalco, Paul Levitz and J.T. Krul, art by Ron Frenz, Renato Guedes, Howard Porter and others, cover by Howard Porter.

Starring the Superman from the era of Batman Beyond! As Superman's powers decline, he must stop a foe more powerful than any he's faced before. Collects Superman Beyond #0, Superman/Batman Annual #1 and stories from Batman Beyond Unlmited #1-10.

192 pages, $16.99, in stores on April 24.

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 VOL. 1: THE GUARDIAN TP

Written by Bryan Q. Miller, art by Pere Perez, cover by Gary Grank.

Following the end of the long-running CW series, Smallville Season 11 explores Clark Kent's understanding of his true power as Superman, as well as his ability to inspire the people of Earth. This title features fan-favorite characters including Oliver Queen/Green Arrow, Chloe Sullivan-Queen, Lois Lane, Lex Luthor and General Lane. Collects Smallville Season 11 #1-4.

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on April 10.

TINY TITANS: AW YEAH TITANS TP

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

It's the final Tiny Titans collection, and Batgirl and her pals take over the Batcave! Plus: Coach Lobo's Secret Soccer team plays the Birds of Prey, our heroes get lost in Metropolis, and the Tiny Titans take a big step toward becoming grown-up heroes! Collecting Tiny Titans #45-50.

128 pages, $12.99, in stores on April 10.

TOTALLY USELESS MAD TP

Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots.

The latest sensational scoop of stuff from MAD - it's totally useless, but that's never stopped us before!

128 pages, $12.99, in stores on April 3.

PUNK ROCK JESUS TP

Written, art and cover by Sean Murphy.

A reality TV show starring a clone of Jesus Christ causes chaos across the U.S. of the near future in Punk Rock Jesus, a new title collecting the 6-issue miniseries -- with ten new story pages! Religious zealots either love or hate the show, angry politicians worry about its influence on the nation, and members of the scientific community fear the implications of cloning a human being at all – let alone the Son of God. And what effect will this all have on Gwen, the young woman who is selected, through an American Idol-style process, to be the mother of the new Messiah? All this leads to the hiring of Thomas McKael, the clone's bodyguard and a former IRA operative with a turbulent past who must protect the new Messiah--a baby who captivates the world but grows up to become an angry teenager.

224 pages, black and white, $16.99, in stores on April 3.

HELLBLAZER VOL. 5: DANGEROUS HABITS TP NEW EDITION

Written by Jamie Delano and Garth Ennis, art by Sean Phillips, Steve Pugh, Dave McKean, Will Simpson, Mark Pennington, Malcolm Jones II, Tom Sutton and others.

This new edition of a classic Hellblazer collection features several tales never before collected, including a look at John Constantine's rough and tumble childhood and the beginnings of his unique skills. Then, in early stories from Preacher writer Garth Ennis, John Constantine is dying. As a sorcerer literally haunted by the demons of his past, John is no stranger to mystic bedevilment or supernatural horror. But it's his chain smoking that ultimately brings death to Constantine's door. Collecting Hellblazer #34-46.

352 pages, $19.99, in stores on April 24.




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