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TUESDAY, AUGUST 12, 2013

DC COMICS FIRST LOOKS

FIRST LOOK: ASTRO CITY #3

Written by: Kurt Busiek.

Art by: Brent Anderson.

Cover by: Alex Ross.

Description: In the midst of all-out battle between Honor Guard and the Skullcrushers in the mountains of Ecuador, we see the human cost, as HG support staff member Marella Cowper wades into the middle of it. Why is she there? What will she find? And why does she consider it all her fault? Featuring the second half of a diptych cover by Alex Ross.

Pages: 40.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: August 14.





FIRST LOOK: BATGIRL #23

Written by: Gail Simone.

Art by: Fernando Pasarin, Jonathan Glapion.

Cover by: Alex Garner.

Description: The "Batgirl: Wanted" epic begins here, as Commissioner Gordon must track down his son's murderer-who happens to be his daughter! But has Barbara already given up the Bat?

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: August 14.





FIRST LOOK: BATMAN #23

Written by: Scott Snyder.

Art by: Greg Capullo and various.

Covers by: Greg Capullo, Gary Frank

Description: Witness the moment Bruce Wayne becomes Batman as "Zero Year" makes history! And in the backup story, a young Bruce Wayne fights for his life in a death match in Russia!

Pages: 40.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: August 14.





FIRST LOOK: BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #17

Written by: Karen Traviss.

Art by: Christian Duce.

Cover by: Christopher Mitten.

Description: With a new curfew in effect, arrests for civil disobedience are taxing the prison system and the GCPD. With street crime still on the rise, Batman is coming up cold in his attempts to find Gotham City's latest bizarre killer, but finds his hands full with petty thugs and corrupt officials.

Pages: 40.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: August 14.





FIRST LOOK: BATMAN LI'L GOTHAM #5

Written by: Dustin Nguyen, Derek Fridolfs.

Art by: Dustin Nguyen.

Cover by: Dustin Nguyen.

Description: April showers bring...Mr. Freeze? When Victor is granted his freedom from Arkham Asylum, he is welcomed back into Gotham City. But that will quickly turn into a cold reception if Batman can't stop his latest scheme. And then, it's Cinco de Madness as Damian and friends take their battle to the seedy underworld of street racing, cage wrestling and back alley taco-eating competitions! Will Batman arrive before the horchata overflows on our Gotham City boys and girls?

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: August 14.



FIRST LOOK: CONSTANTINE #6

Written by: Ray Fawkes.

Art by: Renato Guedes.

Cover by: Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira.

Description: On the verge of death, John Constantine fights for his very soul against his own former protege!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: August 14.





FIRST LOOK: DEMON KNIGHTS #23

Written by: Robert Venditti.

Art by: Chad Hardin, Wayne Faucher.

Cover by: Howard Porter.

Description: Final issue. The Knights are running out of options as they try to protect the Holy Grail! Plus, the fate of the Black Diamond is revealed!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: August 14.



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FIRST LOOK: DJANGO UNCHAINED #6

Written by: Reginald Hudlin.

Art by: R.M. Guera, Jason Latour.

Cover by: Alex Ross.

Description: The comics adaptation of the Oscar-winning film by Quentin Tarantino comes to its violent conclusion. What chance does Django have to rescue Broomhilda now? To take on Candyland on his own, it's going to take all his wits and the skills Django learned from Dr. Schultz!

Pages: 48.

Price: $4.99.

In stores: August 14.





FIRST LOOK: GREEN LANTERN CORPS #23

Written by: Robert Venditti, Van Jensen.

Art by: Bernard Chang.

Cover by: Bernard Chang.

Description: John Stewart is the new training officer for the Green Lantern Corps, but he'll have to put his new job on hold when the Durlans attack! Meanwhile, Fatality's on a mission of her own-one that could make John's life even more difficult! And what is going wrong with the Corps' rings?

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: August 14.





FIRST LOOK: JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #7

Written by: Geoff Johns, Jeff Lemire.

Art by: Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy.

Cover by: Doug Mahnke.

Description: "Trinity War," chapter 4! The hunt for a murder suspect leads Superman and his new teammates to the secret behind the Secret Society, while Batman finds the key to the crime-and one of the Leaguers will be forever changed by it. Plus, who is the Secret Society of Super-Villains and what are their plans for Pandora?

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: August 14.





FIRST LOOK: KATANA #7

Written by: Ann Nocenti.

Art by: Alex Sanchez., Art Thibert.

Cover by: Fabrizio Fiorentino.

Description: It's a bizarre love triangle when Katana is torn between her dead husband's soul and his murderer, Sickle!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: August 14.





FIRST LOOK: NIGHTWING #23

Written by: Kyle Higgins.

Art by: Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund.

Cover by: Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund.

Description: A city under siege as the Prankster's attacks take over Chicago! Can Nightwing find the madman before he kills again? And just what is the Prankster's endgame? Plus, don't miss Tony Zullo's shocking decision

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: August 14.





FIRST LOOK: SMALLVILLE: SEASON 11 #16

Written by: Bryan Q. Miller.

Art by: Jorge Jimenez.

Cover by: Cat Staggs.

Description: "Olympus," part 1! Twenty years ago, a young boy washed up on a mysterious island and met a princess. Now, that princess has come to look for the mother who disappeared when she took the boy back. But if Smallville is prepared for strange beings, Washington, DC, certainly is not!

Pages: 40.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: August 14.



FIRST LOOK: SUICIDE SQUAD #23

Written by: Alex Kot.

Art by: Patrick Zircher.

Cover by: Jason Pearson.

Description: Suicide Squad is sent on a mission to take down a dictator who is planning to create his own metahuman army. But what the Squad doesn't know is that he already has a batch of super-powered soldiers ready to defend him-cue the mayhem! Plus, the true nature of Waller's new deal with the team is revealed!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: August 14.





FIRST LOOK: SUPERBOY #23

Written by: Justin Jordan.

Art by: R.B. Silva, Rob Lean.

Covers by: Ken Lashley.

Description: "Psi-War" continues! Superboy's ultimate nemesis is revealed as the secret head of H.I.V.E. steps forward! Bonds will be broken and the game will change in this important issue, as a major threat to the DC Universe debuts

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: August 14.



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FIRST LOOK: THRESHOLD #8

Written by: Keith Giffen.

Art by: Tom Raney, various.

Cover by: Howard Porter.

Description: Final issue! The game is over for the Hunted! Who lives and who dies is sure to set the universe ablaze. Plus, a major villain emerges from the shadows!

Pages: 40.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: August 14.



DC Universe at Entertainment Earth


FIRST LOOK: WORLDS' FINEST #15

Written by: Paul Levitz.

Art by: Emanuela Lupacchino.

Cover by: Emanuela Lupacchino.

Description: Power Girl and Huntress find that a major player from Apokolips is stuck on Earth just like they are! How will their next move affect Earth 2?

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: August 14.



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