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FRIDAY, DECEMBER 27, 2013

DC COMICS FIRST LOOKS - UPDATED

FIRST LOOK: ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #8

Written by: Marc Guggenheim.

Art by: Joe Bennett, Belardino Brabo.

Cover by: Joe Bennett, Belardino Brabo.

Description: Dr. Emil Hamilton seeks out Superman with some shocking news - not only has S.T.A.R. Labs discovered the location of Krypton, but as far as they can tell, the planet remains intact! Join Arrow showrunner Marc Guggenheim and artist Joe Bennett as they take Superman on a journey that challenges everything he thought he knew about Krypton!

Pages: 40.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.





FIRST LOOK: ALL-STAR WESTERN #26

Written by: Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti.

Art by: Moritat.

Cover by: Giuseppe Camuncoli.

Description: Trapped in modern times, Jonah Hex sets out to find the money he left buried around the southwest. But a chance encounter with John Constantine sets the Civil War vet on a collision course with the occult.

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.





FIRST LOOK: AQUAMAN #26

Written by: Jeff Parker.

Art by: Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons.

Cover by: Paul Pelletier, Sean Parsons.

Description: "Sea of Storms" begins with the debut of new writer Jeff Parker! The Earth's crust is grinding to life, releasing deadly volcanoes and bizarre creatures... so humanity's first instinct is to blame Atlantis! And as the plates pull apart, the pressures of ruling a kingdom under siege are weighing on Aquaman and Mera as well!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.



FIRST LOOK: BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #26

Written by: Gregg Hurwitz.

Art by: Alex Maleev.

Cover by: Chris Burnham.

Description: A sweeping visual tale of Gotham City's forgotten citizens: the abused and the voiceless. Will these desperate souls find their angel in The Dark Knight? Find out in this special mostly silent issue.

Pages: 32.

Price: 2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.

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FIRST LOOK: BATWOMAN #26

Written by: Marc Andreyko.

Art by: Jeremy Haun.

Covers by: Jeremy Haun.

Description: Kate Kane's life has always been one of intrigue and adventure, but since she took on the mantle of Batwoman, things have been in overdrive with no sign of slowing down! Join us as Batwoman starts her next chapter and faces a threat that might just have her rethinking her career as a hero!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.





FIRST LOOK: BEWARE THE BATMAN #3

Written by: Scott Beatty.

Art by: Luciano Vecchio.

Cover by: Luciano Vecchio.

Description: Tobias Whale has not forgotten the store of weapons sunk under Gotham City's bay. He's ready to salvage the ship, but Batman's also made plans. When they collide undersea near the continental shelf, who will prevail?

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.

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FIRST LOOK: CATWOMAN #26

Written by: Ann Nocenti.

Art by: Rafael Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona.

Cover by: Terry Dodson, Rachel Dodson.

Description: Catwoman's adventure in the Gotham Underground comes to a deadly end as she tries to pull off a heist by pitting Doctor Phosphorus, Warhog and The Joker's Daughter against each other!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.





FIRST LOOK: DAMIAN: SON OF BATMAN #3

Written by: Andy Kubert.

Art by: Andy Kubert.

Covers by: Andy Kubert, Patrick Gleason.

Description: Damian Wayne has been bruised and beaten to a pulp... but nothing before will compare to his latest confrontation with the horde of villains in this issue. When pitted against Professor Pyg, DC villain's month darling Jakanapes and other baddies, how will Damian survive - especially when he finds a certain clown waiting for him at the finish line?

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.



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FIRST LOOK: DEADBOY DETECTIVES #1

Written by: Toby Litt, Mark Buckingham.

Art by: Mark Buckingham, Gary Erskine.

Covers by: Mark Buckingham.

Description: From the pages of The Sandman, Neil Gaiman's dead boys get their own monthly series! As fans of storybook detectives, Edwin Paine (died 1916) and Charles Rowland (died 1990) will take on any and all mysteries - including their own untimely deaths! The dead boys head back to St. Hilarions, where bullying headmasters continue to rule the school. But when they investigate the lingering mysteries of their own deaths, they meet a young girl named Crystal whose tech skills and strange link to the undead earn her a place as a new detective. Dead Boy Detectives is a fast-paced adventure series that takes us from the bustling streets of contemporary London to Japanese-inspired video games and dangerous worlds perched somewhere between the now and nevermore.

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.



FIRST LOOK: FABLES #136

Written by: Bill Willingham.

Art by: Mark Buckingham, Russell Braun.

Cover by: Daniel Dos Santos.

Description: "Camelot," part 6 of 7! The new Round Table has been established and potential knights errant are beginning to arrive from worlds over - including one ragged and mysterious piece of work from who-knows-where? At the same time some of the early volunteers are sent on their first quests. Raise your hand if you think that will go smoothly.

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.





FIRST LOOK: THE FLASH #26

Written by: Christos N. Gage.

Art by: Neil Googe.

Cover by: Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund.

Description: In this special standalone story, The Flash loses someone important to him. To catch the villain responsible, The Flash must figure out how to use his powers in the one place where they do him little good: the sky!

Pages: 40.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.





FIRST LOOK: FOREVER EVIL: A.R.G.U.S. #3

Written by: Matt Kindt.

Art by: Philip Tan, Jason Paz.

Cover by: Mikel Janin.

Description: Steve Trevor and his small band of surviving A.R.G.U.S. agents track down the deadly Cheetah, who has Wonder Woman's lasso in her possession. That lasso could be the only hope of freeing the Justice League!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.





FIRST LOOK: THE GREEN TEAM: TEEN TRILLIONAIRES #7

Written by: Art Baltazar, Franco.

Art by: Ig Guara, J. P. Mayer.

Cover by: Ig Guara, J. P. Mayer.

Description: Tensions rise after the team loses of one of their own! Money can't buy them love - nor resurrection! Can the Green Team survive this tragedy?

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.



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FIRST LOOK: HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #9

Written by: Mark Waid.

Art by: Michael S. O'Hare.

Cover by: Frazer Irving.

Description: He-Man and his allies continue their desperate quest into the underworld of Subternia. Their goal: nothing less than the salvation of Eternia itself! But even if they have the right to ask the life-force of Zoar for aid, just what horrors and dangers stand in their way?

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.



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FIRST LOOK: INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #12

Written by: Tom Taylor.

Art by: Mike S. Miller, Tom Derenick.

Covers by: Mico Suayan, photo.

Description: Will a hero's sacrifice have been in vain? Batman races against time to synthesize the pill that Luthor created to produce an army of super soldiers. He knows Superman is coming for him, but he has no choice but to try. Shocking turn of events leads to the next phase of Injustice!

Pages: 40.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.





FIRST LOOK: JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #26

Written by: J. M. DeMatteis.

Art by: Mikel Janin.

Cover by: Mikel Janin.

Description: A "Forever Evil" tie-in! The Crime Syndicate's Sea King, last seen at the end of "Trinity War," has cheated death and plagues the JL Dark team!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.





FIRST LOOK: LARFLEEZE #6

Written by: Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis.

Art by: Scott Kolins.

Cover by: Tyler Kirkham.

Description: Now that Larfleeze is a living power battery, how will his former corps recharge its rings! The Orange Lanterns are prepared to pry open Agent Orange to find out!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.



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FIRST LOOK: RED LANTERNS #26

Written by: Charles Soule.

Art by: Alessandro Vitti.

Cover by: Alessandro Vitti.

Description: A red will be dead! It's Guy Gardner and five Red Lanterns on their first mission in Sector 2814 - a planetary army a billion strong, led by the evil fascist dictator Field Marshal Gensui. How can they all possibly survive? In fact, not all of them do!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.





FIRST LOOK: SUPERMAN #26

Written by: Scott Lobdell.

Art by: Kenneth Rocafort.

Cover by: Ken Lashley.

Description: In the aftermath of "Krypton Returns," a distraught Man of Steel returns to find that the Parasite is back - and he is very hungry. First on the menu: Lois Lane!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.





FIRST LOOK: SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #5

Written by: Scott Snyder.

Art by: Jim Lee, Scott Williams.

Covers by: Jim Lee and various.

Description: Superman and Wraith form an alliance to rescue a hostage and strike at the heart of Ascension, but the mission goes awry when it becomes clear the Man of Tomorrow and the soldier from beyond the stars have very different methodologies-and objectives! Plus, secrets are revealed about Wraith's people!

Pages: 32.

Price: $3.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.





FIRST LOOK: TALON #14

Written by: James Tynion IV.

Art by: Emanuel Simeoni.

Cover by: Emanuel Simeoni.

Description: The Court of Owls' machinations threaten to tear Gotham City apart, and no one but Calvin Rose can take them down once and for all!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.



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FIRST LOOK: TEEN TITANS #26

Written by: Scott Lobdell

Art by: Tyler Kirkham, Art Thibert.

Cover by: Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund.

Description: Secrets are revealed and trusts tested as the Teen Titans finally begin to understand Kid Flash's criminal actions before he became a heroic member of the team.

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.





FIRST LOOK: TOM STRONG AND THE PLANET OF PERIL #6

Written by: Peter Hogan.

Art by: Chris Sprouse, Karl Story.

Cover by: Chris Sprouse, Karl Story.

Description: Tom Strong can't believe that finding a cure for Tesla's troubles may lead to the death of her husband. Saving an entire civilization along with his family will require timing, skill... and a whole lot of luck!

Pages: 32.

Price: $2.99.

In stores: Dec. 31.










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