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TUESDAY, JANUARY 20, 2015

DC COMICS FOR APRIL

CONVERGENCE TITLES

CONVERGENCE #1

Written by Jeff King and Scott Lobdell, art by Carlo Pagulayan and Jason Paz, foldout cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado, variant covers by Tony S. Daniel, Mark Morales and Greg Capullo.

The entire DC Universe, from the dawn of time through The New 52, must fight to survive against a threat that bends the Multiverse to its will. Your favorite characters from every era and every forgotten series are all here! But are you going to say hello again just to say goodbye forever? The stakes have never been higher as the heroes of Crisis, Zero Hour, Elseworlds, and more are brought together for Convergence!

In the first issue of this weekly series, Brainiac has collected cities of doomed and forgotten worlds, who must battle each other -- and the losers will be destroyed! But why is he forcing this conflict? Join the refugees from Earth-2 as they unlock the truth behind this world that exists outside time and space and is very much alive! Is Brainiac really in control -- or is this planet named Telos an unparalleled force of evil? This extra-sized issue is packed with twists and turns and appearances you never thought you'd see -- including the heroes from the hit series Injustice!

40 pages, $4.99, in stores on April 8.

CONVERGENCE #2

Written by Jeff King, art by Carlo Pagulayan and Jason Paz, cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado, variant Tony S. Daniel, Mark Morales, Jae Lee, David Finch..

Written by Jeff King, art by Stephen Segovia and Jason Paz, cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado, variant Tony S. Daniel, Mark Morales, Dave McKean, Jim Lee. As Telos, the Planet Incarnate, easily defeats the survivors of Earth 2, Thomas Wayne and Dick Grayson set off to find help in the pre-Flashpoint Gotham City. The emotional implication of these worlds colliding comes crashing down when Thomas Wayne confronts this world's Batman, as father meets son!

Written by Jeff King, art by Stephen Segovia and Jason Paz, cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado, variant Tony S. Daniel, Mark Morales, Dave McKean, Jim Lee.Plus, Alan Scott's attempts to connect with The Green yield unexpected results, setting our team on a quest to escape the planet. And the cyborgs of Futures End engage in a battle to the death against the reimagined heroes of the Just Imagine Universe, while the city of Superman Red and Blue takes on the opposing forces from Generations!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 15.

CONVERGENCE #3

Written by Jeff King, art by Stephen Segovia and Jason Paz, cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado, variant Tony S. Daniel, Mark Morales, Dave McKean, Jim Lee.

Death comes calling as an injured Telos takes out his rage on the people of Kandor, while the Earth-2 team endures another brutal casualty. And major plans are set in motion as Green Lantern and the others follow Deimos into the lost city of Skartaris to find Rip Hunter and the missing Time Masters, who could be their only hope of escape from this apocalypse for Infinite Earths!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 22.

CONVERGENCE #4

Written by Jeff King, art by Stephen Segovia and Jason Paz, cover by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado, variant covers by Tony S. Daniel, Mark Morales, Francia Manapul, Jim Lee.

Inside Skartaris, the heroes of Earth-2 must face the only man who can stop them from finding the missing Time Travelers -- but why would Travis Morgan, aka The Warlord, want to kill them?

Meanwhile, Telos takes the captive Dick Grayson to several of the battling cities to prove the futility of challenging him. And whatever you do, do not miss the final page, as the surprising return of an unexpected villain could crush all hope for salvation and seal the doom of everyone on the planet!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 29.

CONVERGENCE: THE ATOM #1

Written by Tom Peyer, art by Steve Yeowell and Andy Owens, cover by Steve Dillon, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from the pre-Flashpoint DCU! There's a mysterious voice in Ray Palmer's head! Does that mean The Atom is going mad? To find out what's really going on, he'll have to go down a road that will pit him against the ever deadly Deathstroke!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 8.

CONVERGENCE: BATGIRL #1

Written by Alisa Kwitney, art by Rick Leonardi and Mark Pennington, cover by Rick Leonardi and Dan Green, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from the pre-Flashpoint DCU!After a year living under the confinement of the dome, Stephanie Brown isn't sure she wants to be Batgirl again. But when she's attacked by Catman and Gorilla Grodd from the world of Flashpoint, she's forced to put on the cape and cowl to fight alongside Red Robin and Cassandra Cain!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 8.

CONVERGENCE: BATMAN AND ROBIN #1

Written by Ron Marz, art and cover by Denys Cowan and Klaus Janson.

Starring heroes from the pre-Flashpoint DCU!Being trapped in a domed city makes for a tense, inescapable family reunion as Batman struggles to keep the friction between Damian Wayne and Jason Todd from exploding!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 8.

CONVERGENCE: HARLEY QUINN #1

Written by Steve Pugh, art by Phil Winslade and John Dell, cover by Steve Pugh, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from the pre-Flashpoint DCU! Life for Harley Quinn has become downright normal over the last year. Will she be ready to go nuts when Catwoman and Poison Ivy draft her to fight -- Captain Carrot?!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 8.

CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE LEAGUE #1

Written by Frank Tieri, art by Vicente Cifuentes, cover by Mark Buckingham, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from the pre-Flashpoint DCU! The Justice League story you never expected to see begins when Supergirl, Zatanna, Vixen and Jade attend Jesse Quick's baby shower, which quickly turns into a life-and-death struggle with Flashpoint Aquaman!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 8.

CONVERGENCE: NIGHTWING/ORACLE #1

Written by Gail Simone, art by Jan Duursema and Dan Parsons, cover by Jill Thompson, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from the pre-Flashpoint DCU!Just as they've finally been reunited, the romance between Dick Grayson and Barbara Gordon is sentenced to execution by Flashpoint Hawkman and Hawkwoman!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 8.

CONVERGENCE: THE QUESTION #1

Written by Greg Rucka, art and cover by Cully Hamner, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from the pre-Flashpoint DCU! Two-Face is fighting another world's Harvey Dent, and it's up to Renee Montoya as The Question to help him beat the odds.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 8.

CONVERGENCE: SPEED FORCE #1

Written by Tony Bedard, art by Tom Grummett and Sean Parsons, cover by Brett Booth and Norm Rapmund, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from the pre-Flashpoint DCU! The fastest family alive loses its powers as Wally West and his kids face an uncertain future while trapped away from home. Will they be able to outrun the chaos that follows the arrival of Flashpoint Wonder Woman? Plus, the most unexpected Zoo Crew character of all!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 8.

CONVERGENCE: SUPERMAN #1

Written by Dan Jurgens, art and cover by Lee Weeks, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from the pre-Flashpoint DCU! A powerless Superman is called upon to protect Gotham City...and his pregnant wife Lois Lane!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 8.

CONVERGENCE: TITANS #1

Written by Fabian Nicieza, art by Ron Wagner and Jose Marzan jr., cover by Emanuela Lupacchino, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from the pre-Flashpoint DCU! Starfire and Donna Troy track down Arsenal, who had retreated after the loss of his arm and the death of his daughter -- but what they find is more terrifying than they ever could have expected!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 8.

CONVERGENCE: AQUAMAN #1

Written by Tony Bedard, art by Cliff Richards, cover by Becky Cloonan, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from Zero Hour! Aquaman has lost his home, his powers, and his hand -- but now he faces his most difficult challenge: a battle to the finish with Deathblow!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 15.

CONVERGENCE: BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #1

Written by Larry Hama, art by Philip Tan and Jason Paz, cover by Philip Tan, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from Zero Hour! Fresh out of recovery from a broken back, Bruce Wayne infiltrates the organized crime underworld, but the outlaw sent to test his mettle is none other than Azrael!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 15.

CONVERGENCE: CATWOMAN #1

Written by Justin Gray, art by Ron Randall, cover by Claire Wendling, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from Zero Hour! A year under the dome can change anyone -- even Catwoman. She's set aside her life of crime to become the protector of Suicide Slum, but when the dome falls she will face her greatest challenge: Kingdom Come Batman!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 15.

CONVERGENCE: GREEN ARROW #1

Written by Christy Marx, art by Rags Morales and Claude St. Aubin, cover by Rags Morales, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from Zero Hour! The first meeting between Oliver Queen and his son, Connor Hawke! Father and son may be united, but is their world about to end?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 15.

CONVERGENCE: GREEN LANTERN/PARALLAX #1

Written by Tony Bedard, art by Ron Wagner and Bill Reinhold, cover by Steve Lieber, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from Zero Hour! A powerless Kyle Rayner visits a Metropolis prison to see a devastated Hal Jordan who believes he has murdered the Green Lantern Corps. But if the dome falls and powers are restored, will Parallax return to defend the city or destroy it?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 15.

CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #1

Written by Ron Marz, art by Mike Manley, cover by Paul Renaud, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from Zero Hour! Ted Kord, Martian Manhunter, Fire and Ice star as the levity of the JLI team collides with the severity of the world of Kingdom Come!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 15.

CONVERGENCE: SUICIDE SQUAD #1

Written by Frank Tieri, art by Tom Mandrake, cover by John Paul Leon, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from Zero Hour! When Kingdom Come's floating fortress of New Oa threatens Metropolis, it's up to Amanda Waller to assemble a team of Metropolis's deadliest villains to stop it.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 15.

CONVERGENCE: SUPERBOY #1

Written by Fabian Nicieza, art by Karl Moline and Jose Marzan, cover by Babs Tarr, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from Zero Hour! Has Kon-El earned the right to be the new Man of Steel? Kon will have to prove his mettle in battle against the Superman of Kingdom Come! But what if the only way to save Metropolis is to lose the fight?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 15.

CONVERGENCE: SUPERGIRL: MATRIX #1

Written by Keith Giffen, art by Timothy Green II, cover by Howard Porter, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from Zero Hour! What do Supergirl, Lady Quark, and Ambush Bug have in common? Well...nothing, really. But that doesn't stop them from appearing in this story together. You are SO welcome.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 15.

CONVERGENCE: SUPERMAN -- THE MAN OF STEEL #1

Written by Louise Simonson, art by June Brigman and Roy Richardson, cover by Walter Simonson, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring heroes from Zero Hour! Superman is missing, so now it's up to Steel to defend Metropolis from the GEN13 kids!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 15.

CONVERGENCE: ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #1

Written by Marv Wolfman, art by Roberto Viacava and Andy Owens, cover by Mikel Janin, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! Superman and Supergirl attempt to free their city via the Phantom Zone but learn that if they succeed, a terrible fate awaits Supergirl in Crisis on Infinite Earths!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 22.

CONVERGENCE: BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #1

Written by Marc Andreyko, art by Carlos D'Anda, cover by Andy Kubert, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! After a year under the dome, the Outsiders have gone their separate ways, but when OMAC attacks, Batman must find out if they have what it takes to still be a team.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 22.

CONVERGENCE: THE FLASH #1

Written by Dan Abnett, art by Federico Dallocchio, cover by Michael Allred

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! Trapped in Gotham City, Barry Allen has nowhere to run. He fights on, seeking justice as well as a way to save the city, but he faces a Tangent Universe foe who thinks faster than even The Flash can run!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 22.

CONVERGENCE: GREEN LANTERN CORPS #1

Written by David Gallaher, art by Steve Ellis and Ande Parks, cover by Tony Harris.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! Say the Oath, save the world! If only being in the Green Lantern Corps was that easy. Hal has resigned, John is busy, and Guy is pissed. Together for the first time, they'll save Gotham City or die trying!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 22.

CONVERGENCE: HAWKMAN #1

Written by Jeff Parker, art by Tim Truman and Enrique Alcatena, cover by Rafael Albuqurque.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! Hawkman and Hawkgirl put their Shadow War on hold as they face the might of anthropomorphic rat-men and bat-men in the deadly land of Kamandi!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 22.

CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA #1

Written by Fabian Nicieza, art and cover by Chriscross, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! With their heavy hitters sidelined, Elongated Man must lead the much-maligned "Detroit Justice League" against the overwhelming power of the heroes from the Tangent Universe!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 22.

CONVERGENCE: NEW TEEN TITANS #1

Written by Marv Wolfman, art by Roberto Viacava and Andy Owens, cover by Mikel Janin, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! Superman and Supergirl attempt to free their city via the Phantom Zone but learn that if they succeed, a terrible fate awaits Supergirl in Crisis on Infinite Earths!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 22.

CONVERGENCE: SUPERBOY AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #1

Written by Stuart Moore, art by Gus Storms and Mark Farmer, cover by Pia Guerra, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! While Brainiac 5 struggles to break through the dome, Superboy tries to keep the Legion of Super-Heroes' spirits up -- until the Atomic Knights ride into town to cause mass destruction!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 22.

CONVERGENCE: SWAMP THING #1

Written by Len Wein, art and cover by Kelley Jones, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! The dome has cut off all the heroes from their powers -- but what happens when Swamp Thing is cut off from his life source in The Green?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 22.

CONVERGENCE: WONDER WOMAN #1

Written by Larry Hama, art and, cover by Joshua Middleon, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! Diana Prince is in the grip of a Domesday cult when Steve Trevor leaps into the fray! But can he save Etta Candy from vampires of Red Rain?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 22.

CONVERGENCE: ACTION COMICS #1

Written by Justin Gray, art by Claude St. Aubin, cover by Amanda Conner, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Superman teams up with Power Girl, but can they stop a nuclear strike by Lex Luthor and Stalin of Red Son Moscow?

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 29.

CONVERGENCE: BLUE BEETLE #1

Written by Scott Lobdell, art by Yishan Li, cover by Bret Blevins variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! Hub City is on the brink of collapse and anarchy! But its heroes -- Blue Beetle, Captain Atom, and The Question -- find inspiration and strength from a most unlikely source.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 29.

CONVERGENCE: BOOSTER GOLD #1

Written by Dan Jurgens, art by Alvaro Martinez and Raul Fernandez, cover by Dan Jurgens and Danny Miki, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! Trapped with Rip Hunter and other time travelers, Booster Gold and his future self must work together to get out of prison and off the planet.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 29.

CONVERGENCE: CRIME SYNDICATE #1

Written by Brian Buccellato, art and cover by Phil Winslade, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! The Crime Syndicate's absolute control over their city of a bygone era comes crashing down when Superwoman is on death row while the rest of the team fights the One Million Universe's Batman and Superman!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 29.

CONVERGENCE: DETECTIVE COMICS #1

Written by Len Wein, art by Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz, cover by Bill Sienkiewicz, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! Helena Wayne and Dick Grayson fight side by side in memory of Bruce Wayne as they decide who will become the next Batman.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 29.

CONVERGENCE: INFINITY INC. #1

Written by Jerry Ordway, art and cover by Ben Caldwell, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! The young heroes of Infinity, Inc. must choose between the path set for them by their parents or the one they've set for themselves as they face postapocalyptic Jonah Hex.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 29.

CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #1

Written by Dan Abnett, art by Tom Derenick and Trevor Scott, cover by Dan Panosian, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! Older and in full retirement under the dome, members of the Justice Society get the chance to regain their youth to stave off forces from the Qward Universe. But the promise of youth comes with a deadly price!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 29.

CONVERGENCE: PLASTIC MAN AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS #1

Written by Simon Oliver, art by John McCrea, cover by Hilary Barta, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! You have to see this story to believe it! Plastic Man and the Freedom Fighters are on the gallows in a New York City taken over by Nazis, when robot super heroes attack from Futures End and enemies become allies.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 29.

CONVERGENCE: SHAZAM! #1

Written by Jeff Parker, art and cover by Evan "Doc" Shaner, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

It's Shazam versus Steampunk, as the world of Gotham by Gaslight takes on the Captain Marvel family and friends!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 29.

CONVERGENCE: WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #1

Written by Paul Levitz, art by Jim Fern, Joe Rubinstein and Shannon Wheeler, cover by Aaron Lopresti, variant cover designed by Chip Kidd.

Starring Heroes from Crisis on Infinite Earths! The most unusual tale in all of Convergence! The Seven Soldiers of Victory regroup to defend their city against the Qward invasion, while cartoonist Scribbly Jibbet transcribes their adventures.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 29.



BEYOND THE NEW 52

ARROW SEASON 2.5 #7

Written by Marc Guggenheim and Keto Shimizu, art by Joe Bennett, Craig Yeung and Szymon Kudranski, photo cover.

The Arrow and Arsenal take the fight to Brother Blood! But is Oliver willing to make the ultimate sacrifice to save Felicity from certain death?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on April 8.

BATMAN '66 #22

Written by Ray Fawkes, art by Jon Bogdanove, cover by Michael Allred.

The guest team of Fawkes and artist Bogdanove bring back Marsha, Queen of Diamonds, for another bejeweled bout with the Dynamic Duo. When she strikes at a gala ball for Gotham City's elite, will even guests Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson fall under her spell?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on April 22.

BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT #2

Written by Peter J. Tomasi, art by Viktor Bogdanovic, Ig Guara and Art Thibert, cover by Dan Panosian, variant cover by Jae Lee.

Shipping twice in April! In issue 2, will the Clown Prince of Crime have the last laugh from inside the grave? Find out when Harley Quinn is Batman's only hope to save Commissioner Gordon from The Joker's Last Will and Testament!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 8.

BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT #3

Written by Peter J. Tomasi, art by Viktor Bogdanovic, Ig Guara and Art Thibert, cover by Dan Panosian, variant cover by Paolo Rivera.

The Arkham Knight's shadow spreads across the city as Batman digs deeper into the murders of villains -- and it will soon put him on a collision course with the most dangerous enemy he's ever faced! All this and more as the stunning prelude to the highly anticipated video game continues!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 22.

THE FLASH: SEASON ZERO #7

Written by Andrew Kreisberg, Kai Wu and Lauren Certo, art by Phil Hester and Eric Gapstur, photo cover.

It's The Flash vs. King Shark! Can Barry save his friends (and himself) from this terrifying death machine?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on April 1.

HE-MAN: THE ETERNITY WAR #5

Written by Dan Abnett, art by Pop Mhan, cover by Stjepan Sejic.

Skeletor has returned! After his dramatic appearance last issue, the question remains: Will he fight alongside He-Man and She-Ra...or against them?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on April 29.

INFINITE CRISIS: FIGHT FOR THE MULTIVERSE #10

Written by Dan Abnett, art by Angel Hernandez and Eduardo Francisco , cover by Mico Suayan.

An armored Lex Luthor from the Gaslight world holds his own against Batman and Superman from Earth Prime. What will happen when Gaslight Hawkgirl enters the fray? Meanwhile, two other heroes wage a desperate struggle against the deadly, robotic Mecha Deathstroke.

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 15.

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR THREE ANNUAL #1

Written by Ray Fawkes and Brian Buccellato, art by Sergio Davila, Zermanico and Juan Albarran, cover by Neil Googe.

The Year of Magic is over, and the stalemate between Superman's regime and Batman's resistance continues. But some mysteries remain to be explained, like the true start of John Constantine's involvement. What secret role did Dr. Occult play? And what have the Titans been up to all this time?

48 pages, $4.99, in stores on April 29.

LOONEY TUNES #224

Written by Sholly Fisch, art and cover by Walter Carzon and Horacio Ottolini.

Catching a train is one thing, but it's another thing entirely when a new subway line plows a tunnel straight through Bugs' underground living room! Bugs tries to talk to construction crew foreman Yosemite Sam about the wreck but gets blasted with TNT instead. Of course you know…this means war!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on April 1.

MAD MAGAZINE #533

Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots.

This April, don't be a fool -- buy MAD!

56 pages, $5.99, in stores on April 22.

MORTAL KOMBAT X #5

Written by Shawn Kittlesen, art by Dexter Soy, cover by Stephen Segovia.

Scorpion and Takeda's search for Sub-Zero leads them to find an entire city that's been frozen solid! Meanwhile, Sonya and Johnny's quest to rescue their daughter is interrupted by the Outworld Civil War – and a Shokan uprising led by Kintaro!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 8.

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #56

Written by Matthew K. Manning, art and cover by Scott Neely.

The gang in the Mystery Machine decides to stay at Hotel Hush to find out if it's really haunted by the ghost of its old caretaker, Mrs. Clangor. But as they try to uncover her secret passageway -- which, legend has it, leads to a dungeon where she locks up noisy guests -- Velma goes missing! Can the rest of the gang figure out the secret of Hotel Hush before it's too late, or will they all disappear one by one, too?!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on April 8.

SENSATION COMICS FEATURING WONDER WOMAN #9

Written by Cecil Castellucci and Lauren Beukes, art by Chris Sprouse, Karl Story and Mike Maihack, cover by Francesco Francavilla.

It's a "Girls' Day Out," and Lois Lane doesn't do "puff piece" interviews, which is fine, because Diana of Themyscira is not interested in being treated as fluff. But when they're attacked by croco-aliens and robots, the situation really gets heated! Then, in "The Problem with Cats," Wonder Woman has been summoned to the Isle of Cats to rescue her Justice League teammates, but can Diana save the day?

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 15.

TEEN TITANS GO! #9

Written by Sholly Fisch and Merrill Hagan, art by Jorge Corona, cover by Dan Hipp.

It's Titan vs. Titan in a no-holds-barred, winner-take-all...staring contest! In the end, it's Robin vs. Raven with the fate of the world hanging in the balance. Which will turn the tide: Robin's focused glare, whose intensity can rip through to the deepest core of a man's soul…or Raven's just not caring?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on April 15.

WONDER WOMAN '77 SPECIAL #1

Written by Marc Andreyko, art by Drew Johnson and Matt Haley, cover by Nicola Scott, variant cover by Phil Jimenez.

A digital-first special based on the classic TV series starring Lynda Carter! Travel back to the sizzling '70s as the undercover Amazon Princess joins forces with special agent Steve Trevor to defend America against Cold War-era criminals. A search for an escaped Soviet scientist brings Wonder Woman to the hottest disco of the day, Studio 52. A live stage act might prove more of a threat to Wonder Woman than the Russian Roller Derby girls out to bring the scientist home.

80 pages, $7.99, in stores on April 29.



VERTIGO TITLES

AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SECOND CYCLE #8

Written by Scott Snyder, art and cover by Rafael Albuquerque.

With Skinner and Calvin leading the space race, back on Earth it's time to face the most guarded stronghold in the country: Area 51! Felicia and Pearl go behind the fence to expose the nation's extraterrestrial secrets. What do they encounter floating in the test tubes? You'll find out here!

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 15.

ASTRO CITY #22

Written by Kurt Busiek, art by Jesus Merino, cover by Alex Ross.

Starfighter has been enjoying a hero's reward for decades. But with dark forces stirring in the cosmos, will he be called back to action? Or are there other paths? A look into the past, present and future of Astro City's cosmic guardian, with guest artist Jesus Merino.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 8.

COFFIN HILL #17

Written by Caitlin Kittredge, art by Inaki Miranda, cover by Dave Johnson.

Children keep murdering their parents as the ghosts of Coffins past weave their spell around Coffin Hill. It all comes home when Eve is forced to see through the eyes of the one person she least expected to ever have anything in common with: her own mother.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on April 8.

EFFIGY #4

Written by Tim Seeley, art by Marley Zarcone, cover by W. Scott Forbes.

As Chondra Jackson explores the seedy side of convention culture, Grant pursues a murder suspect who doesn't seem quite himself. Meanwhile, Edie descends into the dark and secret history behind her favorite TV show, Star Cops!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on April 22.

FABLES: THE WOLF AMONG US #4

Written by Matthew Sturges and Dave Justus, art by Stephen Sadowski, Shawn McManus and Travis Moore, cover by Chrissie Zullo.

Bigby's search for clues leads him to a barstool at the Trip Trap, where he gets conflicting history lessons from Gren and the Woodsman. It's exactly like Rashomon, right down to the bloody brawl with a giant swamp monster ten feet away from a clogged men's room toilet. And by the end of this pivotal issue, the mystery will be deeper -- and darker -- than Bigby and Snow ever could have seen coming!

40 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 8.

HINTERKIND #17

Written by Ian Edginton, art by Francesco Trifogli, cover by Marguerite Sauvage.

The West Coast burns as the Psamira and her Skinling army bring war to the Sidhe. With the Silver City under siege, it falls to the seer Queen Telesche and her treacherous daughter Tersia to hold the line while John Hobb, Prosper Monday and an unlikely band of compatriots seek an audience with a sleeping dragon, the Sidhe's only salvation. The question is, when they wake him, whose side will he be on?

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on April 1.

THE KITCHEN #6

Written by Ollie Masters, art by Ming Doyle, cover by Becky Cloonan.

The violence escalates in The Kitchen as Tommy puts his full support behind the girls in the only way he knows how: with a baseball bat and a hammer! And Raven decides it's high time she was the boss...even if it means going through her sister to get there!

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on April 15.

THE NAMES #8

Written by Peter Milligan,art by Leandro Fernandez, cover by Celia Calle.

Becoming more embroiled in the strange organization known as The Names, Katya is handed over to the psychopathic Tara -- and her genius stepson Philip is too engrossed in the mystery of the Dark Loops to save her! Evil alien machinations, the brutal murder of innocents, an unexpected liaison, and a strange seduction all await in the penultimate episode of The Names.

32 pages, $2.99, in stores on April 1.

STRANGE SPORTS STORIES #2

Written by Amy Chu, Ben McCool, Gabe Soria and Tim Fish, art by Darick Robertson, Tana Ford, Ronald Wimberley and Tim Fish, cover by Dave Johnson.

Alien dodgeball! Sacrificial soccer! Hunky beefcake kitsch! Les boules with the devil! Reader, watch the stars! They're out and telling strange sports stories on electromagnetic wavelengths!

40 pages, $4.99, in stores on April 15.

SUICIDERS #3

Written, art and cover by Lee Bermejo.

After an investigative journalist is mysteriously killed on his glittering estate, the darkest secret of the Saint is about to be revealed. Meanwhile, the young challenger Straniero begins his bloody climb out of the hardscrabble streets of Lost Angeles.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 22.

WOLF MOON #5

Written by Cullen Bunn, art by Jeremy Haun, cover by Marguerite Sauvage.

How did Cayce transition from loving wife and mother to monster hunter? As she and Dillon head to West Virginia to confront the Wolf, memories of the night that changed her life forever flood her mind while Dillon's resolve to kill the Wolf is strengthened as he vows for his vengeance. Elsewhere, the murderer who has been butchering the Wolf's hosts is determined to see his work through to its bloody conclusion and embarks on a sinister endgame.

32 pages, $3.99, in stores on April 1.

VERTIGO QUARTERLY: SFX #1

Written by Peter Milligan, Laurie Penny, Hope Larson, Clay Chapman, Robin Furth, Erica Shultz, David Winnic, Jim Zub, Lauren Petty and Nathan Fox Art By Hope Larson, Nathan Fox, Celia Calle and others, cover by Nathan Fox.

POP! SLAM! KRAK! BANG! Sound effects bring that extra bit of vibrancy to an already exciting comics page! Following the success of Vertigo's CMYK Quarterly Anthology, which explored the four colors that make up a comic book, we continue to push the boundaries of short storytelling with 2015's SFX Quarterly Anthology. Comics luminaries will converge with the next generation of talent as they interpret four different sound effects, leading to mind-bending innovations in story and art.

80 pages, $7.99, in stores on April 29.



TRADE PAPERBACK AND HARDCOVERS

BATMAN AND ROBIN VOL. 6: THE HUNT FOR ROBIN HC

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

After losing his son Damian -- a.k.a. Robin -- Batman has finally found peace with his death. Damian's grandfather, Ra's al Ghul, has not, however. In order to resurrect Robin, he's stolen the body -- and now Batman will stop at nothing to reclaim him. Don't miss these stories from Batman and Robin #29-34 and Robin Rises: Omega #1!

256 pages, $24.99, in stores on June 24.

BATMAN: DETECTIVE COMICS VOL. 5: GOTHTOPIA TP

Written by John Layman, Brad Meltzer, Gregg Hurwitz, Peter J. Tomasi, Francesco Francavilla, Mike W. Barr, Scott Snyder and others, art by Jason Fabok, Aaron Lopresti, Art Thibert, Bryan Hitch, Neal Adams, Ian Bertram, Francesco Francavilla, Guillem March, Sean Murphy and others, cover by Jason Fabok.

Who -- or what -- created this twisted vision of the Dark Knight's hometown? As far as anyone knows, Gotham City is and always has been a crime-free utopia, patrolled by the white-clad Batman and his sidekick Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Catbird. The strange adventure from Detective Comics #25-29, including the amazing Detective Comics #27!

208 pages, $16.99, in stores on May 20.

BATGIRL VOL. 5: DEADLINE TP

Written by Gail Simone and Marguerite Bennett, art by Robert Gill, Fernando Pasarin and Jonathan Glapion, cover by Alex Garner.

It's a hazardous reunion between Batgirl and the former Court of Owls assassin Strix as they face off against the lethal new threat known as Silver -- the man who knows the secret of Gotham City's conspiracy of bats! Collects Batgirl #27-34, Annual #2 and Batgirl: Futures End #1.

256 pages, $17.99, in stores on May 27.

BATMAN: ARKHAM -- THE RIDDLER TP

Written by Gardner Fox, Paul Dini, Scott Snyder and others, art by Carmine Infantino, Greg Capullo and others, cover by Guillem March.

The Riddler's greatest hits are collected in stories from Detective Comics #140, #142, #377, #822, #837, Batman #171, #179, #292, #317, #362, Batman #23.2: The Riddler, Brave and The Bold #183, Joker's Asylum Ii: The Riddler #1 and Legends of t he Dark Knight 100-Page Super Spectacular #2!

296 pages, $19.99, in stores on May 13.

BATMAN/SUPERMAN VOL. 2: GAME OVER TP

Written by Greg Pak and Paul Levitz, art by Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund, Jae Lee, Kenneth Rocafort, Philip Tan, R.B. Silva and others, cover by Jae Lee.

Issues #5-9 of the series are collected, along with Batman/Superman Annual #1 and Worlds' Finest #20-21 -- the "First Contact" crossover epic! The Dark Knight and the Man of Steel uncover the Toymaster's plot to create a secret, potentially deadly element in his new video game that brings to life characters created by players. And these new beings have only one goal: To kill Batman. Guest-starring the Worlds' Finest duo of Power Girl and Huntress.

224 pages, $16.99, in stores on May 6.

EARTH 2: WORLD'S END VOL. 1 TP

Written by Daniel H. Wilson, Marguerite Bennett and Mike Johnson, art by various, cover by Ardian Syaf and Jaime Mendoza.

The first volume collecting issues #1-11 of the hit weekly series delves into the world of Earth-2 -- a world that saw its greatest heroes die and new ones take their place. A world where Superman became its greatest villain, and a man named Zod seeks to save it, along with Batman, Green Lantern, The Flash and other heroes. A world they can only save from the forces of Apokolips through great personal sacrifice!

272 pages, $29.99, in stores on May 13.

FOREVER EVIL TP

Written by Geoff Johns, art and cover by David Finch and Richard Friend.

The Justice League is dead! And the villains shall inherit the Earth! In this new title collecting the seven-issue miniseries Forever EviL, the Crime Syndicate takes over the DC Universe, and no one can stand in the way of them and their quest for complete world domination -- no one except Lex Luthor!

240 pages, $19.99, in stores on May 13.

GREEN LANTERN VOL. 5: TEST OF WILLS TP

Written by Robert Venditti and Van Jensen, art by Billy Tan, Dale Eaglesham, Bernard Chang and others, cover by Billy Tan.

As war threatens to dismantle the Green Lantern Corps, Hal does the unthinkable: He asks for help. Can he and a handpicked team of Lanterns remove a deadly weapon from the enemy's arsenal? Collects Green Lantern #27-34 and Green Lantern Corps #31-33!

256 pages, $17.99, in stores on May 13.

THE FLASH VOL. 6: OUT OF TIME HC

Written by Robert Venditti and Van Jensen, art by Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund, Ron Frenz and Livesay, cover by Brett Booth and Norm Rapmund.

In these tales from The Flash #30-35, The Flash Annual #3 and The Flash: Futures End #1, the fastest man alive is a broken man. His powers have failed him time and again at great cost to him and the city he has sworn to protect. Now he's coming back to the current time to stop the one event that destroyed his life. And in the present, Barry Allen must contend with thieves trying to capitalize on the devastation of Forever Evil. It's a tale of two timelines that ushers in one of The New 52's most anticipated character debuts!

208 pages, $24.99, in stores on June 17.

SUPERMAN: ACTION COMICS VOL. 6: SUPERDOOM HC

Written by Greg Pak, art by Aaron Kuder, Ken Lashley, Julius Gopez, Jed Dougherty, Karl Kerschl, Rafa Sandoval, Scott Kolins and others, cover by Aaron Kuder.

In these chapters of the smash "Doomed" storyline, Doomsday returns from the Phantom Zone with his sights set on the Man of Steel. Wherever Doomsday goes, death follows, and Superman is forced to do the unthinkable: kill Doomsday. But when the creature explodes into a plume of vapor which Superman inhales, the true battle begins! Collects Action Comics #30-35 and Action Comics Annual #3.

200 pages, $24.99, in stores on June 10.

BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT VOL. 1 TP

Written by Peter J. Tomasi, art by Philip Tan, Dale Eaglesham, Bernard Chang, Martin Coccolo and others, cover by Dan Panosian.

Collecting the first four issues of the new series that's an in-continuity prequel comic set prior to the events of the brand-new video game Batman: Arkham Knight! The Joker is dead. Arkham City is closed. As a new day begins, Bruce Wayne finds himself in devastating pain, recovering from his injuries and questioning whether his role as Batman is still necessary to the city's survival. But can even death keep The Joker from tormenting the Dark Knight?

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on May 27.

BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT VOL. 4 TP

Written by Joshua Williamson, Charles Soule, Jim Krueger, Mike W. Barr and others, art by Wes Craig, Dennis Calero, Dexter Soy, Tom Raney and others, cover by David Williams.

n these stories from Legends Of The Dark Knight 100-Page Super Spectacular #2-3, Batman battles The Riddler and Clayface. Plus, young Bruce Wayne discovers a cave that will affect his entire life.

200 pages, $16.99, in stores on May 27.

JLA VOL. 7 TP

Written by Joe Kelly, Rick Veitch, art by Doug Mahnke, Tom Nguyen, Darryl Banks, Duncan Rouleau, Chriscross and others, cover by Doug Mahnke and Tom Nguyen.

The JLA must make a gut-wrenching decision: to maintain neutrality in a galactic conflict with their old foe Kanjar Ro or interfere in foreign politics by conducting a preemptive strike of its own. Plus, a standoff between federal authorities and a metahuman settlement leads to trouble! Collects JLA #77-93.

416 pages, $24.99, in stores on May 20.

JSA OMNIBUS VOL. 3 HC

Written by Geoff Johns, Paul Levitz, Alex Ross, Jerry Ordway and others, art by Dale Eaglesham, George Perez, Rags Morales, Jerry Ordway, Alex Ross and others, cover by Alex Ross.

This final, mammoth collection of Geoff Johns's JSA run includes JSA #76-87, Justice Society of America #1-28, Justice League of America #8-10, Justice Society of America Annual #1, JSA Kingdom Come Special: Superman #1, JSa Kingdom Come Special: Magog #1 and JSA Kingdom Come Special: The Kingdom #1.

1,248 pages, $125, in stores on June 24.

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 VOL. 6: ALIEN TP

Written by Bryan Q. Miller, art by Edgar Salazar and Beni Lobel, cover by Cat Staggs.

A murder in Gotham City sends Martian Manhunter on a quest to confront his past, while Tess Mercer is faced with the ultimate question. Plus, John Constantine gets involved in Zatanna's business and more. Collects Smallville Season 11 Special #3 and Smallville Season 11: Alien #1-4.

176 pages, $16.99, in stores on May 6.

BATMAN ADVENTURES VOL. 2 TP

Written by Kelley Puckett, art and cover by Mike Parobeck and Rick Burchett.

Inspired by Batman: The Animated Series, these stories from Batman Adventures #11-20 feature The Joker, Batgirl, Robin, Commissioner Gordon, Man-Bat, Scarecrow and more! This volume includes the story "Batgirl: Day One," featuring the very first comics appearance of Harley Quinn!

232 pages, $19.99, in stores on May 27.

BODIES TP

Written by Si Spencer, art by Dean Ormston, Phil Winslade, Meghan Hetrick and Tula Lotay, cover by Fiona Stephenson.

The eight-issue miniseries is collected in one volume! Vertigo brings you a mystery with four detectives, four time periods, and four dead bodies -- all set in London. Edmond Hillinghead is an 1890s overachiever who's trying to solve a murder no one cares about while hiding his own secret. Karl Whiteman is our dashing 1940s adventurer with a shocking past. Shahara Hasan is 2014's kickass female Detective Sergeant, who walks the line between religion and power. And Maplewood, an amnesiac from post-apocalyptic 2050, brings a haunting perspective to it all.

208 pages, $16.99, in stores on May 27.

EX MACHINA BOOK FIVE TP

Written by Brian K. Vaughan, art by Tony Harris and John Paul Leon, cover by Tony Harris.

In this last Ex Machina collection featuring issues #41-50 and Ex Machina Special #4, Mayor Hundred descends into the sewers of New York City to learn why he was given the strange powers that helped him become the Great Machine, while a powerful new foe reveals a terrifying plan that's been in the works since the series began. Then, in the very last Ex Machina adventure, will the mayor's new archenemy bring down his administration? Will the tragedies that Mayor Hundred warned about from the beginning come to pass?

320 pages, $19.99, in stores on May 20.

THE UNWRITTEN VOL. 11: APOCALYPSE TP

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

In these final Unwritten tales from issues #7-12, the three immortals -- Wilson, Rausch and Pullman -- are moving toward their respective endgames. But when was the last time they were all in the same room together? Answer: half a century ago, in Oxford, England. And the reasons for what they're doing now can be found in what they said to each other back then...

144 pages, $14.99, in stores on May 20.

STIEG LARSSON'S THE GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNET'S NEST HC

Written by Denise Mina, art by Andrea Mutti and Antonio Fuso, cover by Lee Bermejo.

In this final graphic novel adaptation of Stieg Larsson's international bestseller, Lisbeth Salander lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish hospital. She's fighting for her life in more ways than one: If and when she recovers, she'll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist, she will not only have to prove her innocence, but also identify and denounce those in authority who have allowed the vulnerable, like herself, to suffer abuse and violence. And, on her own, she will plot revenge -- against the man who tried to kill her, and the corrupt government institutions that nearly destroyed her life.

272 pages, $29.99, in stores on June 3.

STIEG LARSSON'S THE GIRL WHO PLAYED WITH FIRE TP

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

In this graphic novel adaptation of the second of Stieg Larsson's international blockbuster thrillers, Mikael Blomkvist, publisher of the magazine Millennium, is preparing to run a story that will expose an extensive sex trafficking operation. But on the eve of its publication, the two reporters behind the article are murdered, and the fingerprints found on the murder weapon belong to his friend, the troubled hacker Lisbeth Salander. While Blomkvist tries to clear Salander's name, Salander herself is drawn into a deadly game of cat and mouse that forces her to face her dark past.

288 pages, $19.99, in stores on May 6.











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