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TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 5, 2013

DC COMICS FIRST LOOKS

FIRST LOOK: ANIMAL MAN #17

Written by: Jeff Lemire, Scott Snyder.

Art by: Steve Pugh.

Cover by: Steve Pugh, Yanick Paquette.

Description: The epic climax of "Rotworld" starts here and continues into this month's Swamp Thing #17! All hope seems lost! Can Buddy find a way to stop the Rot before it takes over the world? Before that can even happen, Buddy must confront the horrible truth about the fate of his family.

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.





FIRST LOOK: BATWING #17

Written by: Fabian Nicieza.

Art by: Allan Jefferson.

Cover by: Fabrizio Fiorentino.

Description: "Batwing: Enemy Of The State" continues! Batwing learns the hard way that you can't bring justice to a country that doesn't want it! Plus: Batwing battles the Sky Pirate!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.





FIRST LOOK: DETECTIVE COMICS #17

Written by: John Layman.

Art by: Jason Fabok, Andy Clarke.

Cover by: Jason Fabok.

Description: The repercussions of "Death of the Family" spread as Batman tracks down the League of Smiles, a criminal group of psychotic killers that worship The Joker! Deadly new villains are introduced-and you won't believe their horrific ties to Arkham Asylum! Plus: In the backup story, learn the secrets behind The League of Smiles' beginnings!

Pages: 40.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.





FIRST LOOK: DIAL H #9

Written by: China Mieville.

Art by: Alberto Ponticelli, Dan Green.

Cover by: Brian Bolland.

Description: Dial M for Minotaura! Friend or foe? Rescuer or captor? Nelson and Roxy continue to uncover secrets of the H-dial in Canada while evading the appendages of the Centipede. And introducing The Glimpse, a fleeting yet deceptively powerful new hero.

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.





FIRST LOOK: EARTH 2 #9

Written by: James Robinson.

Art by: Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott.

Cover by: Nicola Scott, Trevor Scott.

Description: As a new story arc begins, Dr. Fate makes his Earth 2 debut! Supernatural powers are emerging on Earth 2, and that means new heroes on the scene-not to mention new villains! Plus: The debut of the new Wotan!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.



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FIRST LOOK: FAIREST #12

Written by: Lauren Beukes.

Art by: Inaki Mirand.

Cover by: Adam Hughes.

Description: Rapunzel discovers that bloody vengeance will come back to haunt you. Frau Totenkinder and Bigby get caught in a war between Tomoko's yakuza gangsters and Katagiri's not-so-unassuming sumo school. There's murder, mayhem, terrible compromises and unholy hairballs deep in the heart of a dark forest and in the frenetic streets of Tokyo.

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.



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FIRST LOOK: GREEN ARROW #17

Written by: Jeff Lemire.

Art by: Andrea Sorrentino.

Cover by: Andrea Sorrentino.

Description: As Ollie struggles to come to terms with the loss of his fortune, his company and his heritage, he discovers a shocking truth about his father that ties to his time stranded on an island before he became Green Arrow. Plus: Green Arrow battles the deadly archer known as Komodo!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.





FIRST LOOK: HUMAM BOMB #3

Written by: Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti.

Art by: Jerry Ordway.

Cover by: Jerry Ordway.

Description: The Human Bomb and Joan lead a military invasion into a hidden C.R.O.W.N. installation. They discover an alien invasion is in the works! Plus: The Human Bomb discovers his new abilities!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.



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FIRST LOOK: INSURGENT #2

Written by: F.j. DeSanto, Todd Farmer.

Art by: Federico Dallocchio.

Cover by: Federico Dallocchio.

Description: Forced out of exile, legendary insurgent hunter John Ravane meets the new team of commandos assigned to help him track and eliminate the government's missing super soldiers. But after learning the horrible secrets behind the program, Ravane's reluctance to participate in the mission continues to grow. Meanwhile, the escaped insurgents, led by a mysterious masked leader, launch the battle for the country's fate with a daring raid on the command center. Are Ravane and his team ready for the onslaught? An epic, original vision of the future continues in this thrilling, action-packed miniseries!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.



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FIRST LOOK: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #5

Written by: Joshua Hale Fialkov.

Art by: Phil Hester.

Cover by: Phil Hester.

Description: The first time in print for these digital-first adventures! Gotham City private eye Slam Bradley finds himself in quite a predicament... Caught between the Black Mask gang, the GCPD, and Batman, Slam is desperate. Does he have one final ace left up his sleeve?

Pages: 40.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.



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FIRST LOOK: LOONEY TUNES #211

Written by: Sholly Fisch.

Art by: Robert Pope and various.

Cover by: Robert Pope.

Description: Porky Pig is taking driving lessons-and Daffy Duck is his teacher! Join Daffy and Porky on a wild ride!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.





FIRST LOOK: THE PHANTOM STRANGER #5

Written by: Dan DiDio.

Art by: Brent Eric Anderson, Philip Tan.

Cover by: Jae Lee.

Description: The Phantom Stranger's family has gone missing! He'll stop at nothing to find them, even if it means going up against Pandora and the vengeful wrath of The Spectre!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.



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FIRST LOOK: SCOOBY DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #30

Written by: Sholly Fisch.

Art by: Scott Neely.

Cover by: Scott Gross.

Description: The gang takes a trip to New Orleans and discovers a curse of zombie-fying proportions! Can Mystery, Inc. crack the case before falling victim themselves?

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.



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FIRST LOOK: SMALLVILLE: SEASON 11 #10

Written by: Bryan Q. Miller .

Art by: Jorge Jimenez.

Cover by: Scott Kolins.

Description: The first time in print for these digital-first adventures! Superman races to find answers as mysterious "speed storms" begin to break out across the globe. Lex hands Tess an ultimatum: Reveal everything she knows about the Man of Steel, or face oblivion.

Pages: 40.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.





FIRST LOOK: STORMWATCH #17

Written by: Peter Milligan.

Art by: Will Conrad.

Cover by: Will Conrad.

Description: A major turning point issue as everything changes! The death of a StormWatch member! The end of StormWatch headquarters!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.





FIRST LOOK: SWAMP THING #17

Written by: Scott Snyder, Jeff Lemire.

Art by: Marco Rudy.

Cover by: Yanick Paquette, Steve Pugh.

Description: The epic finale of "Rotworld" continues from this month's Animal Man #17! What will it cost our heroes to stop this apocalypse from happening? The answer will blow your mind.

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.



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FIRST LOOK: WORLDS' FINEST #9

Written by: Paul Levitz.

Art by: George Perez and various.

Cover by: Barry Kitson.

Description: Power Girl and a wounded Huntress are attacked on Power Girl's island headquarters by a mysterious and deadly new group of villains! What do the villains have to do with the missing Michael Holt and the radioactive monster known as Hakkou?

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.



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FIRST LOOK: YOUNG ROMANCE: THE NEW 52 VALENTINE'S DAY SPECIAL #1

Written by: Andy Diggle and various.

Art by: Gene Ha and various.

Cover by: Kenneth Rocafort.

Description: Romance is in the air in this special!

Wonder Woman consults Eros himself about her feelings for The Man of Steel.

Barbara Gordon has always been too busy for romance, but could her role as Batgirl bring her back to the first guy she ever kissed?

Following the events of "Death in the Family," how can Catwoman ease Batman's troubled soul?

Aquaman makes waves as he treats his wife like a queen for a day.

From the pages of STORMWATCH, Apollo and Midnighter celebrate Valentine's Day separately but with each other in mind. Who-or what-stands between them?

Dick Grayson and the daughter of Lucious Fox meet-cute!

Plus: Perforated Valentine's Day cards featuring the stars of these stories!

Pages: 64.

Price: $7.99.

In stores: Feb. 6.



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