Batman & Superman - November 2004


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Click For Larger ImageDETECTIVE COMICS #800
Written by Andersen Gabrych and David Lapham
Art by Pete Woods, Cam Smith and Lapham
Cover by Jock

Don’t miss this landmark, extra-sized issue!

Following the shocking events of “War Games,” Batman faces an entirely different — and dangerous — Gotham City. And with Killer Croc and the Mad Hatter on the loose, does the Dark Knight even stand a chance?

Plus, a backup story written and illustrated by David Lapham (Stray Bullets) serves as a prelude to the next epic DETECTIVE COMICS storyline, Lapham’s “City of Crime!”

On sale Nov 3 :: 48 pages :: $3.50 US


Click For Larger ImageBATMAN #634
Written by Andersen Gabrych
Art by Paul Lee & Brian Horton
Cover by Matt Wagner

In this “War Games” epilogue written by Andersen Gabrych (DETECTIVE COMICS) with art by Paul Lee (MIDNIGHT, MASS: HERE THERE BE MONSTERS) & Brian Horton, several secrets are revealed about crucial moments of the monumental event! The gang war that swept through Gotham changed the landscape of the Dark Knight’s world. Now Batman and Nightwing must pick up the pieces of this shattered city.

On sale Nov 24 :: 32 pages :: $2.25 US


Click For Larger ImageBATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #185
Written by Shane McCarthy
Art by Tommy Castillo & Rodney Ramos
Cover by Sean Phillips

Part 1 of the 5-part “Riddle Me That” — the ultimate Riddler story! Someone is using riddles in the kidnapping of an influential Gotham City doctor. But the crime is more brutal than anything the Dark Knight has experienced with Edward Nigma. Who’s the madman behind it all?

On sale Nov 10 :: 32 pages :: $2.50 US


Click For Larger ImageBATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #59
Written by Robbie Morrison
Art by Charlie Adlard
Cover by Jae Lee

Fresh off his bone-cracking appearance in “War Games,” Mr. Freeze returns looking to ice Gotham City once and for all! But when he & Batman end up facing death together, can they set aside their differences long enough to live?

On sale Nov 17 :: 32 pages :: $2.50 US


Click For Larger ImageBATGIRL: YEAR ONE TP
Written by Scott Beatty & Chuck Dixon
Art and cover by Marcos Martin & Alvaro Lopez

Reoffered to coincide with BATGIRL #58, featuring a new creative team! Take a look into the action-packed origin of the original Batgirl, Barbara Gordon! This volume collects the 9-issue miniseries that uncovered her transformation from citizen into super-heroine.

On sale Nov 24 :: 224 pages :: $19.95 US :: RELIST


Click For Larger ImageBIRDS OF PREY #76
Written by Gail Simone
Art by Ed Benes
Cover by Jason Pearson

As the Birds rise from the rubble of “War Games” and take flight, the new story arc “Hero Hunters” begins with a bang! And wait ‘til you meet their co-pilot!

On sale Nov 17 :: 32 pages :: $2.50 US


Click For Larger ImageCATWOMAN #37
Written by Ed Brubaker
Art by Paul Gulacy & Jimmy Palmiotti
Cover by Gulacy

Coming off the events of “War Games,” Catwoman faces new dangers within her territory, both from the police and the citizens she’s sworn to protect. Now, she must decide whether to carry on the fight or abandon the East End!

On sale Nov 17 :: 32 pages :: $2.50 US


Click For Larger ImageGOTHAM CENTRAL #25
Written by Greg Rucka
Art by Michael Lark & Stefano Gaudiano
Cover by Lark

Fresh off the events of “War Games,” Batman has much to answer for as far as the GCPD is concerned! Akins is furious with the masked vigilante, and he's drawing a line that will change the relationship between Batman and the police forever!

On sale Nov 10 :: 32 pages :: $2.50 US


Click For Larger ImageNIGHTWING #99
Written by Devin Grayson
Art by Zach Howard & Andy Owens
Cover by Scott McDaniel & Owens

Nightwing launches in a bold new direction! In this issue, Batman confronts Nightwing about Blockbuster’s death…and Dick Grayson’s role in the death of Blüdhaven’s biggest baddie! And where does this leave the sultry-yet-venomous Tarantula?

On sale Nov 10 :: 32 pages :: $2.25 US


Click For Larger ImageCATWOMAN: WHEN IN ROME #3 (of 6)
Written by Jeph Loeb
Art and cover by Tim Sale

The award-winning team of Loeb & Sale send Catwoman through Italy in this noir thriller! She’s a long way from home, so the Roman crime bosses decide it's time to bring a little Gotham City to her…by hiring an unexpected super-villainess to take her out!

On sale Nov 24 :: 32 pages :: $3.50 US


ROBIN #132
Written by Bill Willingham
Art and cover by Damion Scott

Part 1 of the 4-part ROBIN/BATGIRL crossover “Fresh Blood,” featuring the return of artist Damion Scott! Robin is coping with crippling personal losses, and how he deals with these heartaches will send him in an unexpected direction…and into the path of the stone-fisted Batgirl!

On sale Nov 17 :: 32 pages :: $2.25 US


Click For Larger ImageBATGIRL #58
Written by Andersen Gabrych
Art and cover by Alé Garza & Jesse Delperdang

A new creative team debuts in Part 2 of the 4-part ROBIN/BATGIRL crossover “Fresh Blood!” In the aftermath of “War Games,” Cassandra teams up with Robin to pick up the pieces. Following the events of ROBIN #132, can these crimefighting teens stop the lethal blades of Nightwing’s archnemesis, Shrike?

On sale Nov 24 :: 32 pages :: $2.50 US


Click For Larger ImageACTION COMICS #821
Written by Chuck Austen
Art by Ivan Reis & Marc Campos
Cover by Arthur Adams

The return of Preus, the villain from the hit storyline “Godfall!” The rogue Kandorian cop is assembling followers on Earth to declare a holy war on the Man of Steel!

On sale Nov 10 :: 32 pages :: $2.50 US


Click For Larger ImageADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #634
Written by Greg Rucka
Art by Matthew Clark & Andy Lanning
Cover by Gene Ha

Superman confronts the new Parasites, twins of evil with more devastating powers than the original power-sapping villain! And you won’t believe who comes to Superman's aid!

On sale Nov 17 :: 32 pages :: $2.50 US


Click For Larger ImageSUPERMAN #211
Written by Brian Azzarello
Art and cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams

“For Tomorrow” Part 8 of 12 — the epic Azzarello, Lee & Williams run continues! Still reeling from his brutal encounter with Wonder Woman, Superman realizes that the deadly assassin Mr. Orr has been using the Man of Steel’s clouded judgment all along. Will Superman be able to counter Orr’s evil deeds? And what does a wicked new villainess have in store for Big Blue?

On sale Nov 24 :: 32 pages :: $2.50 US


Click For Larger ImageSUPERMAN/BATMAN #14
Written by Jeph Loeb
Art and cover by Carlos Pacheco & Jesús Merino

Part 1 of the 5-part “Absolute Power!” In the aftermath of last issue’s devastating battle with Darkseid, the Earth wakes up to a brand new world order — one in which Batman and Superman rule with an iron fist. Humankind has a choice: obey or die! NOTE: This is a resolicitation. All previous orders have been cancelled.

Resolicited; on sale Nov 17 :: 32 pages :: $2.95 US


Click For Larger ImageSUPERMAN/BATMAN: PUBLIC ENEMIES HC
Written by Jeph Loeb
Art by Ed McGuinness & Dexter Vines, Tim Sale
Cover by McGuinness

Reoffered to coincide with JLA: CLASSIFIED #1, this volume collects the first six issues of the fan-favorite series! This volume also includes a 2-page story by Loeb & Tim Sale, and a cover and sketchbook section by McGuinness!

On sale Nov 3 :: 160 pages :: $19.95 US :: RELIST


Click For Larger ImageSUPERMAN: SECRET IDENTITY TP
Written by Kurt Busiek
Art and cover by Stuart Immonen

What’s in a name? Everything, if you share it with the Man of Steel!

SUPERMAN: SECRET IDENTITY is a 208-page trade paperback collecting the critically lauded 4-issue Prestige Format miniseries written by Kurt Busiek (JLA/AVENGERS, ASTRO CITY) with stellar art by Stuart Immonen (SUPERMAN: END OF THE CENTURY, Thor). Set in the real world, SECRET IDENTITY examines the life of a young Kansas man with the unfortunate name of Clark Kent.

All Clark wants is to be a writer, but his daily life is filled with the taunts and jibes of his peers, comparing him to that other Clark Kent — the one with super-powers. Until one day when Clark awakens to discover that he can fly…that he does in fact have super-strength! But where did these powers come from? And what’s he going to do about it?

On sale Nov 3 :: 208 pages :: $19.95 US


SUPERMAN: FOR TOMORROW VOL. 1 HC
Written by Brian Azzarello
Art and cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams

Eisner Award-winning writer Brian Azzarello (100 BULLETS, BATMAN) has teamed up with Wizard Magazine’s Best Artist of 2003 Jim Lee (BATMAN: HUSH) & inker Scott Williams for the most anticipated storyline in the Man of Steel’s history. Now the first five issues of this landmark collaboration are collected in a handsome hardcover volume!

A cataclysmic event struck the Earth one year ago, leaving millions of people gone without a trace. No one is left unaffected — not even Superman, who’s left with many questions and very few answers. For a hero who tries to have all the answers, it’s torture. And just as the action heats up and the stakes are raised, one huge question emerges: Just how far is Superman willing to go “For Tomorrow”?

This dust-jacketed volume, collecting SUPERMAN #204-208, also features sketchbook material and a new cover by Lee and an introduction by T’K!

Advance-solicited; on sale Dec 8 :: 128 pages :: $19.95 US


Click For Larger ImageSMALLVILLE #11
Written by Dan Thomsen & Clint Carpenter
Art by Tom Derenick & Adam DeKraker
Cover by John Van Fleet

Clark burns off steam by superspeeding across the continent, and arrives in a village in the Amazon where legend says a strange visitor will save them from a creature of pure evil. Will Clark’s powers be enough to save the tribespeople and get himself home safely?

On sale Nov 10 :: 48 pages :: $3.95 US


Click For Larger ImageMAJESTIC #4
Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning
Art by Karl Kerschl
Cover by Ed McGuinness & Dexter Vines

The shocking finale features the climactic battle: Majestic versus the Eradicator! Majestic just wants to get home, but the Eradicator stands in his way. And what of the Daemonite probe that followed Majestic to the DCU?

On sale Nov 3 :: 4 of 4 :: 32 pages :: $2.95 US


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