DC Comics Solicitations - On Sale July 2011
Written by GRANT MORRISON - Art and cover by FRANK QUITELY
Now back in print! The Eisner Award-winning 12-issue series from
Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely is available in Absolute format! The Man of Steel battles Bizarro, Zibarro and more before facing the final revenge of Lex Luthor. Plus: a bonus sketchbook section and more!
Advance solicited - On sale OCTOBER 26 - 8.25” x 12.5”, 328 pg, FC, $99.99 US
Written by MARK WAID - Art and cover by ALEX ROSS
Now back in print! The unforgettable, best-selling miniseries by acclaimed writer Mark Waid and superstar painter Alex Ross returns, with a sketchbook section, annotations on the series, rare art and more!
Advance solicited - On sale JANUARY 25 - 8.25” x 12.5”, 340 pg, FC, $99.99 US
Written by DAVID HINE
Art by SCOTT MCDANIEL and ANDY OWENS
Cover by PETER NGUYEN
A variation of The Joker drug is causing users to suffer violent mental breakdowns. Now, the citizens of Gotham City are divided into two gangs: one led by a Batman impostor who pledges to bring law back to the streets, the other led by a Joker look-alike out to punish the innocent. Collected from DETECTIVE COMICS #867-891.
On sale AUGUST 10 - 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by PAUL DINI, BRUCE TIMM and GLENN MURAKAMI
Art by BRUCE TIMM, MIKE PAROBECK, MATT WAGNER, DAN DECARLO, KLAUS JANSON and GLENN MURAKAMI
Cover by BRUCE TIMM
Now in trade paperback, this fantastic collection features the origin of Harley Quinn, co-starring The Joker and Poison Ivy. Also included are tales starring The Scarecrow, Ra’s al Ghul, Mr. Freeze and Batgirl from BATMAN ADVENTURES ANNUAL #1-2, BATMAN ADVENTURES HOLIDAY SPECIAL, ADVENTURES IN THE DC UNIVERSE #3 and BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #1.
On sale AUGUST 31 - 208 pg, FC, $17.99 US
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Written by JUDD WINICK
Art by DOUG MAHNKE, PAUL LEE, SHANE DAVIS, ERIC BATTLE, TOM NGUYEN, CAM SMITH, RODNEY RAMOS and WAYNE FAUCHER
Cover by JOCK
For the first time, DC Comics collects the entire, original Red Hood saga from BATMAN #635-641 and 645-650 and BATMAN ANNUAL #25, in one massive trade paperback.
Batman is confronted with a hidden face from the past â€” it’s the return of the vigilante Red Hood, who appears to be Batman’s one-time partner, Jason Todd, the same Jason Todd who died many years ago. But the Red Hood’s violent ways pit him against the Dark Knight in his hunt for the very person responsible for his death: The Joker.
On sale AUGUST 17 - 384 pg, FC, $29.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS and PETER J. TOMASI
Art by IVAN REIS, PATRICK GLEASON, ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK and JOE PRADO
Cover by DAVID FINCH
In this final BRIGHTEST DAY volume, collecting issues #17-24 of the spectacular series, the mystery of the twelve heroes’ and villains’ return is resolved, the secret of the white forest is revealed. Plus: The Aquawar rages to its bitter end, Firestorm battles Deadman â€“ and who is the new champion of Earth?
On sale SEPTEMBER 7 - 200 pg, FC, $29.99 US
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and BRIAN KEENE - Art by MATTHEW CLARK, RON RANDALL, KEITH GIFFEN and AL MILGROM - Cover by MATTHEW CLARK
In this latest DOOM PATROL volume collecting issues #14-21, the team’s leader, Niles Caulder, experiments on a captured Kryptonian in hopes of gaining superpowers of his own. And the first battle he faces â€“ is against his own team!
On sale AUGUST 24 - 232 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
In this volume collecting GREEN LANTERN CORPS
#53-57,the Corps is caught in the middle of an all-out war between Sinestro and his fearmongers, the Sinestro Corps, against the Weaponer and the Thunderers of Qward. Can Kyle Rayner, John Stewart and the rest of the GL Honor Guard prevent the destruction of a world and save Soranik Natu at the same time? Learn why no one in the universe messes with Sinestro and lives to tell the tale!
On sale SEPTEMBER 28 - 128 pg, FC, $22.99 US
Written by GARTH ENNIS - Art and cover by JOHN McCREA
When both a group of British S.A.S. commandos and an avenging troop of mafia soldiers target Tommy Monaghan and his partner, Natt, the two assassins stand side by side in a fight they know they cannot win. Collected from HITMAN #23-28.
On sale AUGUST 31 - 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by BRETT BOOTH, POW RODRIX, ROB HUNTER and NORM RAPMUND
Cover by JIM LEE
The World’s Greatest Super Heroes battle The Crime Syndicate in the streets of Washington, D.C., in these tales from JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #49-53 and STARMAN/CONGORILLA #1. But a new villain bent on his own form of conquest prevents any other heroes from helping save the nation’s capital. It’s up to five members of The Justice League to save the city’s people, with serious repercussions for one Leaguer. In order to help their teammates, Bill and Mikaal must begin an odyssey across the world that will evoke memories of the departed Prometheus.
On sale SEPTEMBER 21 - 200 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Written by JACK KIRBY
Art by JACK KIRBY, MIKE ROYER and D. BRUCE BERRY
Cover by JACK KIRBY and MIKE ROYER
At last, DC collects the adventures of Kamandi in the popular Omnibus format, beginning with issues #1-20!
In these tales, Kamandi â€“ one of the few survivors of a futuristic Great Disaster that has destroyed civilization â€“ must make his way through a world populated by bizarre, mutated animals and other strange wonders! Considered one of Jack Kirby’s most creative works, KAMANDI features a band of intelligent animal supporting characters who accompany Kamandi as he searches for answers and adventure across the wastelands of Earth.
On sale SEPTEMBER 28 - 448 pg, FC, $49.99 US
Written by PAUL LEVITZ and KEITH GIFFEN
Art by YILDIRAY CINAR, DANIEL HDR, KEITH GIFFEN, FRANCIS PORTELA, WAYNE FAUCHER, MARLO ALQUIZA, JOHN DELL and BOB WIACEK
Cover by YILDIRAY CINAR and WAYNE FAUCHER
In this exciting new collection featuring LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #7-10, ADVENTURE COMICS #521-522 and ANNUAL #1, the first strike of Durlan assassins arrives on Earth! Their goal: kill the United Planets leadership in revenge for the death of Legion mentor R.J. Brande!
Plus: The legendary team of Paul Levitz and Keith Giffen reunite on the Legion for the first time in 20 years! And their next 31st century masterpiece introduces the all-new, all-deadly Emerald Empress!
On sale SEPTEMBER 7 - 208 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Written by STERLING GATES - Art by JAMAL IGLE, MATT CAMP and JON SIBAL - Cover by AMY REEDE and RICHARD FRIEND
Enter Bizarro Supergirl! But how did she get to Earth and what does she want? The real Supergirl better find out fast, or else there won’t be much left of Metropolis to save! And to make things worse, an even bigger threat looms on the horizon with an eye for the Girl of Steel. Collected from SUPERGIRL #53-59 and ANNUAL #2.
On sale AUGUST 24 - 224 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Written by MICHAEL GREEN, MIKE JOHNSON, SCOTT KOLINS, PETER JOHNSON and MATT CHERNISS - Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE and SCOTT KOLINS - Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
Collected from SUPERMAN/BATMAN #60-63, 65-67, with appearances by Robin, Supergirl, Lex Luthor and The Joker. Plus: A BLACKEST NIGHT tie-in story sets Man-Bat, Bizarro and Solomon Grundy loose to brawl.
On sale AUGUST 17 - 176 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Written by PAUL CORNELL and GAIL SIMONE
Art by PETE WOODS, JESUS MERINO, MARCO RUDY, ED BENES, J. CALAFIORE and others
Cover by DAVID FINCH
When Lex Luthor finally regained control of LexCorp, he thought he had everything he wanted. But in BLACKEST NIGHT, he briefly became an Orange Lantern and got a taste of true power. Now he’ll do anything â€“ anything â€“ to get that power back. In this second BLACK RING volume, collecting ACTION COMICS #896-900, SECRET SIX #29 and ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #13, Luthor’s quest for the Black Lantern energy takes him to Arkham Asylum for a close encounter with The Joker, and then into direct conflict with Larfleeze, the ultra-greedy Orange Lantern.
On sale SEPTEMBER 14 - 224 pg, FC, $29.99 US
Written by OTTO BINDER and others - Art by WAYNE BORING, KURT SCHAFFENBERGER and others - Cover by CURT SWAN and STAN KAYE
These whimsical stories are collected from SHOWCASE #9-10 and SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE #1-8, including:
- “The Girl in Superman’s Past” - “The Jilting of Superman”
- “The Witch of Metropolis” - “The Rainbow Superman”
- “Lois Lane â€“ Convict!” - “The Ugly Superman”
Advance solicited - On sale DECEMBER 21 - 264 pg, FC, $59.99 US
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI - Art and cover by JESUS SAIZ
The first seven issues of J. Michael Straczynski’s acclaimed run on THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD are collected from issues #27-33, featuring The Flash, The Blackhawks, Batman, Brother Power â€“ The Geek, Green Lantern, Dr. Fate and more!
On sale AUGUST 24 - 176 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Written by ALAN MOORE - Art and cover by DAVE GIBBONS
Now back in print! This oversized hardcover collection features recolored art and an extensive section of rarely seen artwork and other material.
Advance solicited - On sale DECEMBER 7 - 8.25” x 12.5”, 464 pg, FC, $99.99 US