DC Feature Articles - August 2003

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DC’s greatest heroes join forces!

Click For Larger Image     The series everyone has been waiting for is here! Get ready for SUPERMAN/BATMAN, a new ongoing series that pairs two of DC’s heaviest hitters — and comics’ most iconic characters — in one action-packed monthly book! Written by Jeph Loeb, it continues the momentum from his best-selling stint on BATMAN, and features earth-shattering art by fan-favorite Ed McGuinness (SUPERMAN, THUNDERCATS) — making his return to the Man of Steel — and inker extraordinaire Dexter Vines! This extra-sized issue also features two covers by McGuinness & Vines — one spotlighting Superman, the other spotlighting Batman — and features a new format, utilizing an extra-heavy cover and glossy paper.

Click For Larger Image     SUPERMAN/BATMAN explores new facets of each legendary character, as the true identity of the man who murdered Bruce Wayne's parents is uncovered and Superman squares off against the biggest threat he’s ever faced! And while the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel are otherwise occupied, Lex Luthor assembles a mysterious team of heroes assigned to help Superman…but is that their only objective? Plus, watch for appearances from the Batman and Superman supporting casts!

     This project is supported with house ads, a preview in Wizard magazine, two 11” x 34” full-color posters, and a minsite at www.dccomics.com.

     SUPERMAN/BATMAN is an ongoing series edited by Eddie Berganza. The 32-page issue #1 arrives in comic-book stores August 20 with a cover price of $2.95 U.S.

Can the Dark Knight make an ally of one of his oldest foes?

Click For Larger Image     For years, Batman's most visionary foe has been Ra's al Ghul, a man who has used his near-immortality to try to wipe out humanity and start over. Now the war between Ra’s and the Dark Knight is about to reach a fever pitch. Time at last has caught up with al Ghul, and his greatest enemy may be the only one who can save him!

     BATMAN: DEATH AND THE MAIDENS is a 9-issue miniseries written by the award-winning Greg Rucka (DETECTIVE COMICS, GOTHAM CENTRAL, Wolverine) and featuring art by the legendary Klaus Janson (DAREDEVIL, BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS) that picks up where the preview story in DETECTIVE COMICS #783 left off. The series will feature card-stock covers and glossy paper.

     Should Batman save Ra’s? For the Dark Knight, it’s far more than a moral choice. Bruce Wayne also is suffering unexpected effects of the passage of time, and now the necessity of his mission has come into question. As Batman struggles with the direction of his life, al Ghul comes seeking not vengeance, but an alliance.

     But unbeknownst to Batman, a third party has entered the picture, someone whose might rivals even al Ghul's…someone who has other goals in mind for the human race!

     This project is supported with trade and house ads and a minsite at www.dccomics.com.

     BATMAN: DEATH AND THE MAIDENS is a 9-issue miniseries edited by Matt Idelson. The 32-page issue #1 arrives in comic-book stores August 6 with a cover price of $2.95 U.S.


Click For Larger Image     For a detective, following the trail of a cunning serial killer can be next to impossible. Batman’s about to find out how much more difficult that task can be when the killer has psychic abilities!

     Travel back to the Dark Knight’s first year as a costumed hero in BATMAN: TENSES, a 2-issue Prestige Format miniseries written by Joe Casey (WILDCATS VERSION 3.0, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN) with stunning art by Cully Hamner (RED) and Dexter Vines (Uncanny X-Men)!

     As Bruce Wayne struggles to balance his financial empire with his new career as a vigilante, Gotham City is plunged into fear as a ruthless murderer stalks its streets. But this is no ordinary killer. He can see into the future — a future he believes he’s destined to make reality! Can Batman learn the ropes in time to bring down this lethal psychic before he takes more innocent lives?

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     BATMAN: TENSES is a 2-issue Prestige Format miniseries edited by Bob Schreck. The 64-page issue #1 arrives in comic-book stores August 27 with a cover price of $6.95 U.S.

The Dark Knight meets the Night Dragon!

Click For Larger Image     In BATMAN: CHILD OF DREAMS, Kia Asamiya told a manga-inspired tale that took the Dark Knight to a foreign land. Now, acclaimed writer Doug Moench (BATMAN, Master of Kung Fu) teams with superstar artist Tony Wong (Weapons of the Gods, The Legendary Couple, Mega Dragon and Tiger) — often referred to as “the Jack Kirby of China” — for BATMAN: HONG KONG, a 128-page hardcover that sends the Dark Knight to an exotic city on the other side of the globe!

     When Batman discovers Internet broadcasts of vicious snuff film murders, he’s forced to track those responsible. But once all resources are exhausted in Gotham City, he’s forced to pursue the killer to Hong Kong. Will the Dark Knight be effective in a foreign country with different laws and customs?

     Meanwhile, inspired by Batman, a new Hong Kong hero — the Night Dragon — joins the Dark Knight in his search for the murderer. Soon, the two heroes find themselves embroiled in a mystery that involves a family feud, street gangs, and the possible destruction of Hong Kong!

     BATMAN: HONG KONG expertly meshes Moench’s thrilling story with spectacular art by Wong, known for combining various pencil, ink, and computer art. Don’t miss it!

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     BATMAN: HONG KONG is a 128-page hardover edited by Andrew Helfer, arriving in comic-book stores August 13 with a cover price of $24.95 U.S.

What mysteries lurk beneath the golden helmet?

Click For Larger Image     Get ready for a peek behind the golden mask of one of the JSA’s most mysterious members — and one of the stars of the red-hot miniseries JSA: ALL-STARS — in a story that spins out of the top-selling JSA “Princes of Darkness” storyline!

     DR. FATE is a 5-issue miniseries written by novelist Christopher Golden (The Ferryman, Of Saints and Shadows), pencilled by rising star Don Kramer (HAWKMAN), inked by Prentis Rollins and featuring covers by Paul Rivoche! The tale delves into the inner workings of an eternal hero — a man destined to die and be reborn time and again.

     As Hector Hall becomes accustomed to his new home in Salem, Massachusetts and develops newfound confidence in his role as Dr. Fate, destiny interferes. A young woman in Salem named Caitlin Bibeau has her eye on him, while Caitlin's angry ex, a thief named Justin Guilder, has been hired to steal an ancient, magical artifact — a blood-red, horned helmet.

     A centuries-old darkness is about to fall over the Tower of Fate and the town of Salem…but can Doctor Fate keep it from spreading?

     This project is supported with trade ads, house ads, and a minsite at www.dccomics.com.

     DR. FATE is a 5-issue miniseries edited by Peter Tomasi. Issue #1 arrives in comic-book stores August 13 with a cover price of $2.50 U.S.

Can a rogue gunslinger break a vicious cycle of vengeance?

Click For Larger Image     She went looking for the men who shot her father before her eyes when she was just a child. When she found them, she showed no mercy. Now, years later, one of their daughters has come looking for her!

     The cycle of vengeance and redemption plays out in CINNAMON: EL CICLO, a 5-issue miniseries by promising new writer Jen Van Meter (BATMAN: THE GOLDEN STREETS OF GOTHAM, WEIRD WESTERN TALES) with art by Francisco Paronzini (Dead to Rights) and Robert Campanella (BATGIRL) and covers by Howard Chaykin (American Flagg!).

     A gritty Western for the 21st century, EL CICLO weaves a tale of honor and revenge set against the sun-bleached backdrop of the New West — where bad men with guns still stalk the weak and dispossessed. And when a shady job takes Cinnamon north of the border and into the bad streets of L.A., she must face up to her dark past and uncertain future!

     This project is supported with trade and house ads.

     CINNAMON: EL CICLO is a 5-issue miniseries edited by Joan Hilty. Issue #1 arrives in comic-book stores August 20 with a cover price of $2.50 U.S.

Twelve houses. Four alliances. One war.

Click For Larger Image     What if the Zodiac weren’t just the stuff of mythology and legend? What if the Zodiac — and all its signs and meanings — were real?

     These questions and more are explored in REIGN OF THE ZODIAC, a sprawling new series renowned writer Keith Giffen (JUSTICE LEAGUE, LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES) calls his “life’s work” — an original science-fiction cosmology teeming with warriors, nobles, knaves, heroes, damned fools, and a war that’s coming to Earth…tomorrow!

     It’s brought to life by peerless artist Colleen Doran (ORBITER, A Distant Soil), who provides stunningly detailed pencils. Paired with the exquisite inks of Bob Wiacek (Uncanny X-Men, ORION), Giffen’s and Doran’s work redefines science fiction for comics. Plus, fan-favorite Tony Harris (STARMAN, JSA: THE UNHOLY THREE) provides stunning painted covers.

     It all begins on a planet called Eidolon, populated by twelve Houses of the Zodiac. Its twin world is equidistant to it from the sun: Earth. Until a time of unspeakable disaster, the twin worlds were one — and it’s now fallen to an arrogant young prince to create a new balance of power. Don’t miss the start of a saga rife with intrigue, thrills and pure science-fiction wonder!

     This project is supported with trade and house ads, and a minisite at www.dccomics.com.

     REIGN OF THE ZODIAC is an ongoing series edited by Joan Hilty. The 32-page issue #1 arrives in comic-book stores August 27 with a cover price of $2.75 U.S.


Click For Larger Image     It’s tough being the new girl in town. Starting over at a new school. Not having any friends. Especially when the popular girls all have super-powers!

     Welcome to the off-kilter world of BAD GIRLS, a 6-issue miniseries created and written by Bongo Comics cofounder Steve Vance (DEADMAN, THE BIG BOOK OF VICE) featuring art by Jennifer Graves (GOTHAM GIRLS) and covers by fan-favorite Darwyn Cooke (CATWOMAN) that takes on high-school power politics…the kind with a little too much power! With its mix of teen drama and super-powers, BAD GIRLS will appeal to a broad audience of readers.

     Lauren is the new girl in the mall-and-beach town of San Narciso, CA. Even though this is her third high school in two years, she’s determined to call this one home. But she quickly finds herself trying to navigate the minefield of the teenage social hierarchy! Should she hang with the outcasts or with a clique of super-powered popular girls? What mystery lies just beneath the school’s brand-new walls? And through it all, what to wear?

     This project is supported with trade and house ads, and a minisite at www.dccomics.com.

     BAD GIRLS is a 6-issue miniseries edited by Joan Hilty. Issue #1 arrives in comic-book stores August 6 with a cover price of $2.50 U.S.


Click For Larger Image     After the shocking revelations of BATMAN #617, the Dark Knight faces the battle of his life!

     The acclaimed team of Jeph Loeb, Jim Lee and Scott Williams continues to up the ante for the Dark Knight in BATMAN #618, the eleventh — and penultimate — installment in the best-selling story arc “Hush.”

     Batman has been through the wringer in the past 10 months, squaring off against everyone from the Joker to Superman. Now, in the wake of the betrayals he’s discovered, the Dark Knight must prepare to battle the one person he cannot — will not — fight! Was this the master plan all along? Are there more twists still to come? There’s only one way to find out! Don’t miss this tale that leads up to the shocking conclusion to the year’s most talked-about story!

     BATMAN is an ongoing series edited by Bob Schreck. Issue #618 arrives in comic-book stores August 27 with a cover price of $2.25 U.S.

Greg Rucka and Drew Johnson embark on "The Mission!"

Click For Larger Image     A highly anticipated pairing of creator and character comes to fruition in August, as the award-winning Greg Rucka (WONDER WOMAN: THE HIKETEIA, Queen & Country, Wolverine) takes over as writer of the ongoing WONDER WOMAN series! With breathtaking interior art from the team of Drew Johnson (Tomb Raider: Journeys, G.I. Joe: Frontline) and Ray Snyder (JSA: THE UNHOLY THREE) and covers by fan-favorite WONDER WOMAN mainstay Adam Hughes, it's sure to be one of the biggest comics stories of the year!

     Readers discover the scope of the heroine's responsibilities in WONDER WOMAN #195, a self-contained story titled "The Mission," guest-starring the Man of Steel! Wonder Woman battles past armed security, warplanes and tanks to extract a brutal dictator from his African nation. Meanwhile, Superman offers his opinion of a project Diana's been working on since her arrival in Patriarch's World…a project that will provoke opposition the likes of which our heroine has never encountered, causing controversies that will provide a new, non-super-powered nemesis with the ammunition she needs to destroy Wonder Woman!

     This issue sets the stage for “Down to Earth,” the creative team's first extended story arc and marks an incredible turning point in the life and adventures of one of comics' best-known characters!

     WONDER WOMAN is an ongoing series edited by Ivan Cohen. Issue #195 arrives in comic-book stores August 20 with a cover price of $2.25 U.S.

The World’s Greatest Super-heroes go biweekly!
JLA: “Trial By Fire”

Click For Larger ImageClick For Larger Image     The world’s villains are on the verge of mass suicide! The JLA is under attack! And Martian Manhunter is about to face a “Trial by Fire” as the JLA launches into a 6-issue storyline that ships biweekly for three months!

     It all kicks off in August’s JLA #84 and #85, written by Joe Kelly with art and cover by Doug Mahnke & Tom Nguyen, as super-villains across the globe are suddenly incapacitated with remorse over their heinous deeds…leading the JLA to investigate the cause of this mysterious about-face! When Firestorm is attacked in the JLA’s backyard, the team realizes that if they don’t figure out what’s going on, they’ll be next on the hit list! But how does the answer connect to J’onn J’onzz?

     JLA is an ongoing series edited by Mike Carlin. Issue #84 arrives in comic-book stores August 13 and issue #85 arrives in comic-book stores August 27, each with a cover price of $2.25 U.S.

Racing into a new chapter in the life of the Scarlet Speedster!

Click For Larger Image     Get ready for a brand-new chapter in the life of The Flash — and a perfect jumping-on point for new readers!

     THE FLASH #201 is the opening salvo of the 6-part story “Ignition,” written by Geoff Johns (TEEN TITANS, JSA, HAWKMAN) and illustrated by red-hot new series artist Alberto Dose (Spider-Man: Tangled Web), an illustrator poised to put his stamp on one of comics’ most celebrated heroes!

     The 4-part story arc “Blitz” pitted The Flash against his opposite number — Professor Zoom — and the resulting conflict pushed the Fastest Man Alive to a landmark change! In the aftermath of that devastating attack, the Scarlet Speedster is nowhere to be found… and Keystone City is becoming a breeding ground for lethal street races and rogues!

     This project is supported with trade and house ads and a minsite at www.dccomics.com.

     THE FLASH is an ongoing series edited by Joey Cavalieri. Issue #201 arrives in comic-book stores August 27 with a cover price of $2.25 U.S.


Click For Larger Image     This meeting of the Justice League is now called to order!

     Gear up for the upcoming JLA: LIBERTY & JUSTICE special by Paul Dini and Alex Ross with the JLA: LIBERTY & JUSTICE COLLECTOR’S PLATE, the first in a line of DC Direct Gallery Collector’s Plates painted by fan-favorite Alex Ross! This limited-edition, hand-painted plate measures approximately 10 1/2” in diameter, features a certificate of authenticity imprinted on the back of the plate, and is edged with a 24-karat gold band. Plus, the JLA: LIBERTY & JUSTICE COLLECTOR’S PLATE is packaged in an elegant black gift box adorned with foil stamping.

     The JLA: LIBERTY & JUSTICE COLLECTOR’S PLATE is advance-solicited, arriving in comic-book stores December 3 priced at $59.95 U.S.


Click For Larger Image     When a troubled young woman from Gotham City performs the ancient ceremony of Hiketeia for a surprised Wonder Woman, the Amazon must accept its pact of protection — for refusing it would guarantee retribution from the gods…

     WONDER WOMAN: THE HIKETEIA is a 96-page softcover version of last year’s sold-out original hardcover graphic novel. Written by Greg Rucka (DETECTIVE COMICS, Queen & Country) and gorgeously illustrated by J.G. Jones (Marvel Boy, Black Widow) & Wade von Grawbadger (STARMAN), THE HIKETEIA finds our heroine caught in a moral dilemma that pits her against fellow JLA member Batman! It seems the Dark Knight has uncovered Danielle’s dark past and has come to take her back to Gotham. Diana must now find a solution to a seemingly insoluble problem — one that, as in all Greek Tragedy, may end in death…

     THE HIKETEIA marked new WONDER WOMAN writer Rucka’s first foray into the world of the Amazon, and provides a unique insight into his take on the beloved character.

  • 96-page softcover graphic novel
  • In stores August 13
  • $17.95 U.S.


Click For Larger Image     Aquaman has been found…but now he and the Atlanteans must be rescued! Is the JLA up to the task? You better believe it!

     Concluding the landmark saga, JLA: THE OBSIDIAN AGE BOOK TWO collects JLA #72-76, written by Joe Kelly with art by Doug Mahnke & Tom Nguyen, Yvel Guichet & Mark Propst, Lewis LaRosa & Al Milgrom, Dietrich Smith, Darryl Banks, Sean Parsons and Wayne Faucher. Plus, this trade paperback features a new cover by Mahnke and an afterword by Kelly.

     The JLAers fight back from death to stop the Ancients from rewriting history as an eons-old creature born from the depths of Atlantis continues to leech the Earth of its water! And in the present, the replacement JLA must also stop the Ancients while learning how to function as a team.

     This project is supported with house ads.

  • 160-page trade paperback
  • In stores August 20
  • $12.95 U.S.


Click For Larger Image     Imagine if Superman and Batman aged normally from their debuts in 1938 and 1939! How would their legacies be passed on to future generations of heroes?

     The World’s Finest duo is joined by the DC Universe’s greatest heroes in acclaimed writer/artist John Byrne’s SUPERMAN & BATMAN: GENERATIONS II, a 200-page trade paperback collecting the 4-issue Prestige Format miniseries!

     GENERATIONS II explores the darkest days of World War II, the tumultuous ’60s, the grim and gritty ’80s, a shocking near future, and much more! With appearances by Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, the JSA, the Spectre, Batgirl, Blackhawk, Deadman, Cyborg, and others, this momentous volume has twists galore!

     This project is supported with house ads.

  • 200-page trade paperback
  • In stores August 27
  • $19.95 U.S.


Click For Larger Image     For years the Dark Knight has weeded out Gotham City’s evil. He’s never been corrupted or broken…until now.

     BATMAN: THE CULT — NEW PRINTING collects the controversial classic by Jim Starlin and master horror artist Bernie Wrightson. THE CULT — back in print after 5 years — finds Batman pitted against charismatic Deacon Blackfire, a mystic figure with roots as old as Gotham itself. Blackfire has created an army among the city's disaffected and homeless…but what is his hidden agenda?

     As Batman's will and psyche are broken down, the Dark Knight is left vulnerable to Blackfire's influence. Torn by confusion and fear, Batman must end Blackfire’s quest for martyrdom!

  • 208-page trade paperback
  • In stores August 6
  • $19.95 U.S.


Click For Larger Image     They’re the most dangerous creatures in the universe. But in the human hero known as Batman, these aliens may have met their match.

     BATMAN/ALIENS II is a 160-page trade paperback collecting the 3-issue Prestige Format miniseries written by Ian Edginton (Aliens vs. Predator: Eternal), with pencils and a sketchbook section by Staz Johnson (ROBIN, CATWOMAN) and inks by James Hodgkins (JENNY SPARKS: THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE AUTHORITY).

     Eighty years ago, an expedition to the South Pole uncovered a crashed spaceship containing the savage Aliens. Now, after years of hibernation, a nearly desiccated Alien escapes into Gotham City. It’s very, very hungry, and only one man has a chance of stopping this murderous beast: the Dark Knight Detective known as Batman!

     This project is supported with house ads.

  • 160-page trade paperback
  • In stores August 6
  • $14.95 U.S.


Click For Larger Image     It was one of the most talked-about projects of 2001! Living legend Stan Lee — the co-creator of X-Men, Spider-Man, the Hulk and the Marvel Universe — joined with some of comics’ greatest artists to create original heroes based on the names of classic DC characters! Now the second quartet of these unforgettable one-shots is collected in JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE CREATING THE DC UNIVERSE BOOK TWO — a 256-page trade paperback that includes an introduction by Michael Uslan, a gallery of sketches, artist profiles, and “behind-the-scenes” material. Plus, it sports a new cover by Stuart Immonen (The Incredible Hulk, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN)!

     The second of three volumes, this trade paperback collects JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE WITH KEVIN MAGUIRE CREATING THE FLASH, …WITH JERRY ORDWAY CREATING THE JLA, …WITH JOHN BYRNE CREATING ROBIN, …WITH GARY FRANK CREATING SHAZAM!, and the lead story from JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE SECRET FILES #1, featuring art by Dan Jurgens and Bob Layton! Featuring the titanic writing talents of Stan Lee (with Uslan co-writing the “On The Street” backup stories and the Secret Files lead), this volume features art by Kevin Maguire & Karl Story, Jerry Ordway, John Byrne & Terry Austin, Gary Frank & Sandra Hope, Sergio Aragonés, John Severin, Kano, and Adam Hughes, who provided the original covers.

     This project is supported with house ads.

  • 256-page trade paperback
  • In stores August 20
  • $19.95 U.S.


Click For Larger Image     Get set for the first archive to chronicle the early adventures of one of DC’s longest-running teams — one that would eventually provide inspiration for this summer’s Teen Titans animated series on Cartoon Network!

     THE SILVER AGE TEEN TITANS ARCHIVES VOLUME 1 is a 216-page hardcover written by Bob Haney with art by master draftsmen Nick Cardy and Bruno Premiani and a new cover by Cardy. Volume 1 collects THE BRAVE & THE BOLD #54 and 60, SHOWCASE #59, and TEEN TITANS (first series) #1-5!

     When Robin, Aqualad and Kid Flash first appeared in THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #54 (June-July 1964), they formed the core for what was to become one of comics’ most exciting and beloved series! By their next appearance, they joined forces with Wonder Girl and chose a name for the team: the Teen Titans.

     Don’t miss the first eight adventures of comics’ landmark teen super-team, and one of the first series to address teen trends and concerns.

     This project is supported with house and trade ads.

  • 204-page hardcover archive
  • In stores August 27
  • $49.95 U.S.


Click For Larger Image     The year was 1945. World War II was drawing to a close — and a new chapter in the saga of THE SPIRIT, Will Eisner's immortal comics creation, was about to begin.

     THE SPIRIT ARCHIVES Volume 11 is a 216-page hardcover that collects stories from July 1 to December 30, 1945, including the first created after Chief Warrant Officer Eisner’s return from the U.S. Army. This volume also includes an introduction by writer/artist and comics historian Michael T. Gilbert (Mr. Monster).

     Appropriately, Eisner returned with "The Christmas Spirit of 1945" — the penultimate episode in this volume. This warm-hearted tale signaled the beginning of a comics renaissance that would continue into the 1950s, ensuring THE SPIRIT a place in history as one of the greatest comics of all time.

     Also among the 26 stories in this volume are: "The Kuttup Shop," where murder is not a novelty; "The Vicram Forgery," which is anything but a pretty picture; and "The Alibi Factory," where innocence is made to order, as well as a second Eisner-penned tale!

  • 216-page hardcover archive
  • In stores August 6
  • $49.95 U.S.


Click For Larger Image     He's starred in movies and on TV, in video games and DVD releases, and — of course — in his own monthly comic book series! This August, with summer vacation in full swing and a new school year just around the corner, DC presents a special Scooby-Doo one-shot with a low, low cover price of just $1.00 U.S.

     The all-ages SCOOBY-DOO DOLLAR COMIC reprints the classic SCOOBY-DOO #1 (from 1997) and features stories by Terrance Griep (SCOOBY-DOO) and Chris Duffy (BIZARRO COMICS) with art by Ned Sonntag & Gary Fields and Ivan Brunetti (Schizo) and a cover by Glenn Barr (BROOKLYN DREAMS).

     This issue set the standard for Scooby's comics adventures as the Mystery Inc. Gang rescues Daphne from the Catwell Rest Home. Then, the gang faces a frog demon in a tale seen through the eyes of Scooby-Doo!

     SCOOBY-DOO DOLLAR COMIC is a 32-page comic-book arriving in comic-book stores August 6 with a cover price of $1.00 U.S.

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