DC Comics Solicitations - On Sale October 2014
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, CULLY HAMNER, TRAVEL FOREMAN and JEFF LEMIRE
Cover by RAFAEL
ALBUQUERQUE • On sale NOVEMBER 5 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
The final battle for The Red begins here! Brother Blood has come to claim the mantle of avatar from Animal Man’s daughter Maxine, murdering and plundering his way to power. Now Buddy Baker must defeat this evil...no matter what the cost. Collecting issues #24-29
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by PAUL PELLETIER, SEAN PARSONS and
ROB HUNTER • Cover by PAUL PELLETIER and SEAN PARSONS
On sale NOVEMBER 19 • 200 pg, FC, $16.99 US
Unfolding from “Throne of Atlantis” comes a murder mystery that sends Aquaman to the ends of the Earth to reveal a reveal a threat to those closest to him! Plus, Aquaman enlists The Others to help find a missing relic in the Southwestern United States before his enemies can get to it and possess untold power. Collecting AQUAMAN #17-19 and 21-25.
Written by GAIL SIMONE and MARGUERITE BENNETT
Art by ROBERT GILL, FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by ALEX GARNER
On sale DECEMBER 17 • 232 pg, FC, $24.99 US
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 and ANNUAL #2.
Written by KELLEY PUCKETT and MARTIN PASKO
Art by TY TEMPLETON, RICK BURCHETT, BRAD RADER and MIKE PAROBECK
Cover by TY TEMPLETON
On sale NOVEMBER 5 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US
The first ten issues of the classic all-ages series are back in a new collection! Don’t miss these tales of the Dark Knight featuring appearances by The Joker, The Penguin, Catwoman, Scarecrow, Killer Croc, Clayface, The Riddler and more!
Written by PETER J. TOMASI • Art by PATRICK GLEASON, MICK GRAY, and
others • Cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale NOVEMBER 26 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US
Spinning out from the tragic death of Damian Wayne, the Dark Knight attempts to cope with the death of not only his son and partner. This title collects BATMAN AND ROBIN #18-23.
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art by THONY SILAS and ERIC WIGHT
Cover by SEAN MURPHY
On sale NOVEMBER 5 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US
It’s a new direction for Terry McGinnis as Commissioner Barbara Gordon enlists Terry’s help while investigating the death of Neo-Gotham’s Mayor in the new Arkham Institute. Was it really only a heart attack? Or was one of Arkham’s infamous inmates responsible? Don’t miss these stories from BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE 2.0 #1-16!
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by JOCK
On sale OCTOBER 1 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 US
Batman’s 75th anniversary celebration continues with another promotionally priced special presenting one of the Dark Knight’s greatest tales plus related pages from the 2014 DCE Essential Graphic Novels catalogue! In this special, a series of brutal murders pushes Batman’s detective skills to the limit and forces him to confront one of Gotham City’s oldest evils.
Written by GREG PAK
Art by JAE LEE, BEN OLIVER, YILDIRAY CINAR, BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
Cover by JAE LEE
On sale NOVEMBER 12 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
In this first title collecting BATMAN/ SUPERMAN #1-4 and JUSTICE LEAGUE #23.1: DARKSEID, learn how these two legends met for the first time in The New 52 as they launch into a mysterious adventure that takes them to the world of Earth 2!
Written by ADAM BEECHEN, DOUG WAGNER and FRANK HANNAH
Art by CHRISTIAN DUCE, VICENTE CIFUENTES, TOM DERENICK, VICTOR DRUJINIU and others
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
On sale DECEMBER 3 • 160 pg, FC, $22.99 US
Based on the hit video game, this volume collects in print for the first time the ground-breaking, multi-path digital comic. This prequel story features an inexperienced Batman going up against crime bosses Black Mask and The Penguin for the first time!
Written by JOHN LAYMAN and JAMES TYNION IV
Art by JASON FABOK, ANDY CLARKE, JASON MASTERS, SCOT EATON and others
Cover by JASON FABOK
On sale NOVEMBER 19 • 264 pg, FC, $17.99 US
The Caped Crusader is challenged by the mystery of the 900 in a special tale celebrating the 900th issue of DETECTIVE COMICS! Plus, Batman faces two new foes: Emperor Penguin and the deadly vigilante known as The Wrath! Collects DETECTIVE COMICS #19-24 and ANNUAL #2.
Written by MARC ANDREYKO
Art by TREVOR McCARTHY, JEREMY HAUN and others
Cover by TREVOR McCARTHY
On sale NOVEMBER 5 • 272 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Batwoman faces a threat that might make her rethink her career as a hero! But that’s not Kate’s only concern, as Maggie has a surprising revelation – and her angry ex-husband shows up! Can Kate and Maggie work together to discover the secret of the Wolf Spider? Collects BATWOMAN ANNUAL #1 and BATWOMAN #25-31.
Written by ANN NOCENTI and JOHN LAYMAN
Art by AARON LOPRESTI, RAFA SANDOVAL, PATRICK OLLIFFE and others
Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
On sale NOVEMBER 12 • 232 pg, FC, $17.99 US
As the fabled Catbird of Gotham City, Selina Kyle fights alongside Batman to keep the city safe. So why does it all feel so wrong? Who is behind this twisted – yet strangely pleasant – version of Gotham City? Find out in these tales from issues #25 and 27-34!
Written by FRANK MILLER
Art and cover by FRANK MILLER
Advance solicit • On sale DECEMBER • 328 pg, FC
13” x 20” • $195.00 US
Graphitti Designs proudly presents FRANK MILLER’S RONIN GALLERY EDITION, featuring the story and art by Frank Miller that forever changed the world of graphic storytelling. Miller’s evolutionary stepping-stone between Daredevil and BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS comes alive in this oversize format that it so richly deserves. This is the content that the Gallery Edition format was made for.
Graphitti Designs’ Gallery Editions replicate the look, feel and attitude of the artwork. Every page is reproduced at original-size on heavy paper stock to provide fans and collectors with museum-quality reproductions that are obtainable nowhere else. FRANK MILLER’S RONIN features Miller’s art as you’ve never seen it before, scanned from the original art. This all-inclusive volume contains the covers, interior pages and gatefolds from RONIN #1-6, first published more than thirty years ago. The power and innovation of Miller’s artwork shine through for all to see in this actual-size presentation of this pivotal work. Brilliant.
Written by various
Art by various
Cover by TBD
On sale DECEMBER 17 • 912 pg, FC, $99.99 US
In September 2014, every DC Universe series revealed the shocking fates of heroes including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern and many more. Written and illustrated by top talent including Dan Jurgens, Charles Soule, Brian Azzarello, Scott Snyder, Jeff Lemire and many more! This massive hardcover collects all of the September 2014 Futures End specials!
Written by BRAD MELTZER
Art by RAGS MORALES and MICHAEL BAIR
Cover by MICHAEL TURNER
On sale DECEMBER 17 • 288 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875” $29.99 US
The stunning mystery from #1 New York Times bestselling author Brad Meltzer is back in a new hardcover! When the spouse of a JLA member is brutally murdered, the entire super hero community searches for the killer, fearing their own loved ones may be the next targets.
Written by GEOFF JOHNS, JEFF LEMIRE, MATT KINDT and RAY FAWKES
Art by IVAN REIS, DOUG MAHNKE and others
Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
On sale NOVEMBER 26 • 320 pg, FC, $19.99 US
The blockbuster event of the summer is now in paperback, featuring stories from JUSTICE LEAGUE #22-23, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #6-7, JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #22-23, CONSTANTINE #5, TRINITY OF SIN: PANDORA #1-3 and TRINITY OF SIN: PHANTOM STRANGER #11. When the three Justice Leagues go to war with one another, whose side will everyone be on?
Written by DAVID MICHELINIE
Art by GERRY TALAOC, DICK AYERS and others
Cover by JOE KUBERT
On sale NOVEMBER 19 • 552 pg, B&W, $19.99 US
The Unknown Soldier’s mission deep behind enemy lines continues in these stories from STAR SPANGLED WAR STORIES #189-204 and UNKNOWN SOLDIER #205-226.
Written by JEPH LOEB
Art and cover by TIM SALE
On sale DECEMBER 10 • 224 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $29.99 US
The classic coming-of-age tale is back in a new Deluxe Edition hardcover as a simple country boy turns into the world’s greatest hero. Told through four seasons in the Man of Steel’s life, this amazing tale from the team behind BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN brings Superman to life in a truly unique style.
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by JIM LEE, SCOTT WILLIAMS and DUSTIN NGUYEN
Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
On sale DECEMBER 3 • 304 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875” $29.99 US
The entire nine-issue UNCHAINED series by the superstar team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Jim Lee is collected in this amazing hardcover! When satellites start to fall from the sky, the big question is who stopped the last one from falling. Lex Luthor, Lois Lane, Batman, Wonder Woman, eco-terrorists, the U.S. Army and, most of all, the mysterious being known as Wraith all figure in this epic story from two of comics’ hottest talents!
Written by GREG PAK
Art by AARON KUDER and others
Cover by AARON KUDER
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 160 pg, FC, $22.99 US
In these stories from ACTION COMICS #25-29 and SECRET ORIGINS #1, the Man of Steel features a BATMAN: ZERO YEAR tie-in as a cocky young Superman battles the forces of nature to save Gotham City! Then, all hell breaks loose as Superman is caught between an alien menace and the super-powered soldier the U.S. Army has sent to kill it!
Written by LEN WEIN
Art by various
Cover by JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ and DICK GIORDANO
On sale DECEMBER 24 • 560 pg, FC, $49.99 US
These tales from the 1970s, written by Len Wein, pit Batman against the villainy of The Joker, The Riddler, Catwoman, Mr. Freeze, Ra’s al Ghul and many others. Collected from BATMAN #307-310, #312-319, #321-324, #326-327, DETECTIVE COMICS #408, #444-448, #466, #478-479, #500 and #514 and UNTOLD LEGENDS OF THE BATMAN #1-3.
Written by COLLEEN DORAN, B. CLAY MOORE and others
Art by TONY SHASTEEN, COLLEEN DORAN, CAT STAGGS and others
On sale NOVEMBER 19 • 416 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Elena, Stefan and Damon make their comics debut in a new collection that includes digital chapters #1-39 of their adventures! This anthology graphic novel will bring some of comics’ greatest talents to Mystic Falls and set them loose to bring the characters to life. Or death.