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BATGIRL #4

BATGIRL #4


Written by GAIL SIMONE Art by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES Cover by ADAM HUGHES On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Batgirl’s secret past finally catches up to her as she races to a final confrontation with the deadly sociopath Mirror! All the answers start right here in this thrilling issue!



ANIMAL MAN #4

ANIMAL MAN #4


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art and cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ After coming face to face with the mysterious Totems, Buddy learns the truth about Maxine’s destiny – but it may be too late, as The Red is infiltrated by agents of The Other, and Buddy struggles to control his new, unfiltered powers with deadly results! Meanwhile, Ellen and Cliff must face the last Hunters alone!



ALL-STAR WESTERN #4

ALL-STAR WESTERN #4


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by MORITAT and PHIL WINSLADE Cover by LADRONN On sale DECEMBER 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ The trail of a missing child from a wealthy family leads Jonah Hex and Amadeus Arkham into the watery catacombs of Gotham City’s still-under-construction sewer system – but will they survive the many dangers that lurk in those twisty depths? Also: introducing the Barbary Ghost, a fireworks wielding mistress of vengeance, stalking San Francisco’s criminal underworld.



ACTION COMICS #4

ACTION COMICS #4


Written by GRANT MORRISON and JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV Art by RAGS MORALES, GENE HA, RICK BRYANT and MATT CAMP Cover by RAGS MORALES Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO 1:200 B&W Variant cover by RAGS MORALES On sale DECEMBER 7 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T This issue will ship with three covers. See the order form for more information. Is your mind prepared for an encounter with the deadly Terminauts? What awful master do they serve? What horrible fate awaits Superman and the city of Metropolis? The true scope of Grant Morrison and Rags Morales’ ACTION COMICS run begins to come into view, so get those sunglasses ready, ‘cause it is gonna be blinding! And in a backup story from writer Joshua Hale Fialkov and artist Matt Camp that spins out of ACTION COMICS #2, John Henry Irons takes his first steps toward becoming the hero known as Steel!



AQUAMAN #4

AQUAMAN #4


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T There are parts of the ocean even Aquaman should not enter. Now Aquaman and Mera must descend into uncharted territory: the smoky black crevice at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, home of the cannibalistic creatures known only as the Trench. One last secret behind these loathsome creatures will be revealed as “The Trench” thunders toward its bloodcurdling conclusion!



BATWING #4

BATWING #4


Written by JUDD WINICK Art by CHRISCROSS Cover by BEN OLIVER On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T As Massacre’s bloody reign of murder continues and more heroes fall, Batwing closes in on this mad villain. But with his memories stirring, Batwing’s dark past begins to emerge... At last, the truth of his past will come to light.



BLACKHAWKS #4

BLACKHAWKS #4


Written by MIKE COSTA Art by GRAHAM NOLAN and TREVOR SCOTT Cover by KEN LASHLEY On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T The Blackhawks have a brutal, apocalyptic showdown in the Eyrie against their newest, most dangerous foe. Meanwhile, Canada and Wildman enact a desperate plan to escape their captors...but escape to where?



BLUE BEETLE #4

BLUE BEETLE #4


Written by TONY BEDARD Art by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYER Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and SAL REGLA On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T What is Jaime Reyes going to do? La Dama and the unstoppable, mechanical monster known as Silverback both want the scarab for their own nefarious purposes, and Jaime’s family and friends want to know why he disappeared. Can he keep his secret safe, or will he risk everything to tell his loved ones the truth?



BATMAN #4

BATMAN #4


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION Cover by MIKE CHOI Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT 1:200 B&W variant cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. Shocking discoveries lead Batman deeper into the mystery of the Court of Owls and its secret and bloody ties to both Gotham City and the Wayne family. But an even deadlier threat awaits Batman: a trap set hundreds of years ago, far beneath his city. The war for Gotham’s soul begins here!



BATMAN INCORPORATED: LEVIATHAN STRIKES #1

BATMAN INCORPORATED: LEVIATHAN STRIKES #1


Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by CHRIS BURNHAM and CAMERON STEWART Cover by CHRIS BURNHAM One-Shot • On sale DECEMBER 21 • 80 pg, FC, $6.99 US • RATED T In this sensational, giant-sized one-shot spinning out of BATMAN INCORPORATED, Batman realizes to his horror that he’s been outwitted as the true identity of Leviathan continues to elude him. Is his deadly adversary an old foe with a grudge to settle, a new face of evil…or something completely different? Only one thing is certain: You won’t soon forget the shocking ending!



BATMAN: ODYSSEY VOL. 2 #3

BATMAN: ODYSSEY VOL. 2 #3


Written by NEAL ADAMS Art by NEAL ADAMS and BILL SIENKIEWICZ Cover by NEAL ADAMS 1:10 B&W variant cover by NEAL ADAMS Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. On sale DECEMBER 21 • 40 pg, FC, 3 of 7, $3.99 US • RATED T Batman has sidestepped death time and time again, but that all ends in this issue with the gut-wrenching reality of the Underworld. It’s a surreal – yet all too real – voyage into a personal hell of his own. Batman will never be the same.



BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #4

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #4


Written by PAUL JENKINS and DAVID FINCH Art and cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Batman must race against time to save a friend’s life. But his mission may prove impossible as he reels under the weight of three hundred chemically enhanced super-criminals who stand against him. All clues point to one psychotic criminal, and all roads to a solution that will lead to one secret location... but will Batman arrive too late to stop the rage let loose on his city?



BATMAN AND ROBIN #4

BATMAN AND ROBIN #4


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Batman and Robin are at the mercy of NoBody as he forces them to embrace a new way to battle crime and injustice. But Batman has other ideas! Plus: Don’t miss the origin of NoBody!



BIRDS OF PREY #4

BIRDS OF PREY #4


Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Art by JESUS SAIZ Cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The only thing worse than a bomb on a speeding train is three bombs. Hidden inside the skulls of three different people. All on the same speeding train. And the Birds of Prey – Black Canary, Starling, Katana and Poison Ivy – know the names of only two of these walking bombs. Don’t miss the shocking revelation that will rewrite the rules of the team forever! Yes, we know it’s only issue #4! Guest starring Batgirl!



BATWOMAN #4

BATWOMAN #4


Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Blood drenches the back alleys of Gotham City in Part four of “Hydrology” – and Batwoman’s life begins to burn!



CAPTAIN ATOM #4

CAPTAIN ATOM #4


Written by J.T. KRUL Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Before he received his godlike powers, Captain Atom was a military man – an Air Force pilot. Now, he’s being recruited again to serve his country as only he can. But will Captain Atom go along with his new role as a weapon of mass destruction?



CATWOMAN #4

CATWOMAN #4


Written by JUDD WINICK Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Catwoman pays a call on Wayne Manor, but those who live there prefer that you call first. Then Selina Kyle says goodbye to an old friend, says hello to an older one, and resolves more firmly than ever to strike out on her own. Only one of those things almost gets her killed.



DC UNIVERSE ONLINE LEGENDS #19-20

DC UNIVERSE ONLINE LEGENDS #19-20


Written by MARV WOLFMAN Art by MIKE S. MILLER, HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY Cover #19 by MIKE S. MILLER Cover #20 by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY With Brainiac’s final play revealed, the Justice League – minus Superman – must find a way to stop this final threat to Earth. Can the newly empowered civilians from The Daily Planet building help? Where will Earth turn in this dark hour? As Brainiac’s invading force prepares for combat, Batman must make a deadly decision that may put him at odds with the entire JLA. It’s a decision that could save the Earth, and the Dark Knight will stop at nothing – even fighting his allies – to guarantee success...but can anyone save him from himself? #19 on sale DECEMBER 14 #20 on sale DECEMBER 28 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T



DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #4

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #4


Written by PAUL JENKINS Art by BERNARD CHANG Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Step right up, step right up! Watch as Deadman plays “20 Questions” with the enigmatic Son of the Morning on a roller coaster ride like no other! Plus: Ever wonder why good things happen to bad people? Why banks put Braille writing on drive-through ATMs? And just what exactly is the nature of your relationship with God? Then you must read DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #4!



DEMON KNIGHTS #4

DEMON KNIGHTS #4


Written by PAUL CORNELL Art by MIKE CHOI and DIOGENES NEVES & OCLAIR ALBERT Cover by MIKE CHOI On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T It wasn’t a coincidence that the Shining Knight found herself in Little Spring as the Horde massed at the village gates. She’s on a quest, and has been all her long life – whether she’s known it or not! Now, a powerful vision will reveal to her the true stakes of the battle for Little Spring and pull back the curtain on one of the biggest secrets in the DC Universe! Don’t miss “Merlin Watches The Storm,” featuring guest art by the sensational Mike Choi (X-Force)! And yes, “storm” is a hint.



DETECTIVE COMICS #4

DETECTIVE COMICS #4


Written by TONY S. DANIEL Art and cover by TONY S. DANIEL and SANDU FLOREA On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T As Batman uncovers a deranged plot with far-reaching tentacles that touch some of the city’s most elite citizens, he finds himself facing off against his newest and most fearsome foes: Dollmaker and his twisted family of killers!



DEATHSTROKE #4

DEATHSTROKE #4


Written by KYLE HIGGINS Art by JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERT Cover by SIMON BISLEY On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Deathstroke incarcerated! As the world’s fiercest mercenary is shipped off to a metahuman prison, Slade uncovers a new wrinkle in his quest to root out the forces working to manipulate him – and the Blackhawks may be a part of it! Also, what exactly is in the briefcase? The answer will shock you!



THE FLASH #4

THE FLASH #4


Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL Variant cover by ERIC BASALDUA 1:200 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. As Central City remains dark from the recent EMP blast, The Fastest Man Alive remains in hot pursuit of the one who set it off: Mob Rule! What does Mob Rule really want? Learn the rest of his origin right here! Preview_Oct_2011.indd 70 9/9/11 4:26:03 PM



FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #4

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #4


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI Cover by J.G. JONES On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T “Monster Planet” comes to its world-shattering conclusion as Frankenstein and Nina take on the massive Sea Monster, while Lady Frankenstein and the rest of the Creature Commandos go head to head with the colossal Ogre Titan. Plus: Don’t miss the debut of the G.I. Robot Squadron and the new War Wheel!



THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #4

THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #4


Written by GAIL SIMONE and ETHAN VAN SCIVER Art by YILDIRAY CINAR Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T This issue, the spotlight turns toward the Middle East and sinister forces that wish to get their hands on their very own Nuclear Men! But what is the mysterious connection to Ronnie and Jason? Plus, as the action explodes into all-out meltdown, the boys will have to deal with a wounded friend before time runs out!



GREEN LANTERN #4

GREEN LANTERN #4


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY Cover by DOUG MAHNKE and KEITH CHAMPAGNE Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL 1:200 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. They’ve pillaged and enslaved his homeworld. Now the fear-mongering Sinestro Corps must face newly reinstated Green Lantern Sinestro. Can the renegade GL liberate Korugar from the army he assembled?



GREEN ARROW #4

GREEN ARROW #4


Written by KEITH GIFFEN and DAN JURGENS Art by DAN JURGENS and GEORGE PEREZ Cover by DAVE WILKINS On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T It’s a Tokyo showdown! At an international tech expo that caters to the likes of WayneTech and Queen Industries, party crasher Green Arrow finds himself in the sights of a mystery woman bent on taking down “evil” corporations – like the one Green Arrow owns!



GREEN LANTERN CORPS #4

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #4


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and SCOTT HANNA Cover by ANDY KUBERT On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T John Stewart has gone from being a Green Lantern soldier to prisoner of war! And in the process, he learns who the Corps’ mysterious enemy truly is and what they really want. The truth will rock the Corps to its foundation!



GRIFTER #4

GRIFTER #4


Written by NATHAN EDMONDSON Art by SCOTT CLARK and DAVE BEATY Cover by CAFU and JASON GORDER On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Seattle is known for coffee, clouds, and Q-Core. Grifter’s struggle has led him to the headquarters of a hero, but not without a few surprises along the way. Just when the gun-wielding con man thinks he’s gotten the upper hand in his situation, he realizes he’s put himself in the center of the bull’s-eye! Guest-starring Green Arrow!



HAWK AND DOVE #4

HAWK AND DOVE #4


Written by STERLING GATES Art and cover by ROB LIEFELD On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Following last issue’s ultra-brawl with Condor and Swan through the halls of the White House, Hawk and Dove have more questions than answers! Luckily for them, they’ve taken a prisoner! But even as they begin to question him, sinister forces align with a new target in mind: Dove’s boyfriend, Deadman! Can Dove protect the man she loves, or will her ghostly lover fall into darkness?



GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #4

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #4


Written by TONY BEDARD Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The Green Lanterns’ homeworld is under attack! Members of each of the Lantern Corps have laid siege to the powerful Guardians of the Universe to reclaim their stolen power rings, but only now has the Orange Lantern Larfleeze entered the fray...and he’s not alone. The secret behind the stolen rings will be revealed and the status of Kyle Rayner within the Green Lantern Corps will be changed – forever!



I, VAMPIRE #4

I, VAMPIRE #4


Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO Cover by JENNY FRISON On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Straight from the pages of JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK comes John Constantine! Problem is, rather than help Andrew in his war against the Queen of Blood, Constantine figures it would make more sense to just wipe out all of the vampires, including Andrew!



HUNTRESS #3

HUNTRESS #3


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by MARCUS TO and JOHN DELL Cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, 3 of 6, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The Huntress has vowed to take down one of the most powerful mob bosses in Europe...but who’s the even more powerful man behind him? And why is she facing a showdown in the ancient ruins of Pompeii?



JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #4

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #4


Written by DAN JURGENS Art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT RYAN Cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T On their first mission, the team has been separated and defeated – or so it seems! But when a new, galactic threat shows its face, will our heroes be able to defeat it or will the whole world suffer destruction on a cosmic scale?



JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #4

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #4


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by MIKEL JANIN Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Madame Xanadu’s plan is working! Zatanna, John Constantine, Shade the Changing Man, Mindwarp and Deadman are all being brought together. But will Xanadu’s manipulations blow up in her face when she learns that Enchantress has grown too powerful to be controlled?



JUSTICE LEAGUE #4

JUSTICE LEAGUE #4


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS 1:25 Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT 1:200 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE On sale DECEMBER 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. The superstar team of Geoff Johns and Jim Lee continue the origin of the Justice League as The World’s Greatest Heroes face the might of Apokolips – and find aid in an unlikely hero, as Cyborg is created! Plus, Andy Kubert returns an amazing variant cover – his first new work after the smash-hit FLASHPOINT! This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition, polybagged with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.



LEGION LOST #4

LEGION LOST #4


Written by FABIAN NICIEZA Art and cover by PETE WOODS On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T How far is Timber Wolf willing to go to rescue a teammate? Find out as the Lost search for the bio-terrorist who unleashed a deadly future virus. But how long before the military and the new heroes of the DC Universe decide to get involved?



LEGION: SECRET ORIGIN #3

LEGION: SECRET ORIGIN #3


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art and cover by CHRIS BATISTA and MARC DEERING On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, 3 of 6, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The battle to save the border worlds of the United Planets from an unknown alien threat rages on. It’s a trial by fire for the newly formed Legion as work continues on an experimental starship that could tip the balance of the war. Meanwhile, Brainac 5’s attempts to unravel the enemy’s objective push his 12th-level intellect to obsess over the one thing the Legionnaires don’t have much of: time.



LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #4

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #4


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by FRANCIS PORTELA Cover by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T With time running out for the Legionnaire in the hands of the Dominators, it’s down to Cosmic Boy to crack the riddle of how the all-powerful Daxamite Renegade made it through an impenetrable blockade… and why would Element Lad leave Chemical Kid alone in a room with that same very, very angry Renegade?



MEN OF WAR #4

MEN OF WAR #4


Written by IVAN BRANDON and B. CLAY MOORE Art by TOM DERENICK and PAUL McCAFFREY Cover by VIKTOR KALVACHEV On sale DECEMBER 7 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ Easy Company wrestles with the betrayal of one of their own, as each man processes Kobra’s secret in his own way. But the company must forge ahead, marching into unknown enemy territory – while an ancient evil lies waiting in a salty haze. Will this be the end for Rock and his men? Plus: A team of mecha fans turned engineers have built the hardware of their dreams, but will it work out the way it always does in the movies?



MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #3

MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #3


Written by AARON LOPRESTI, KEVIN MAGUIRE and MATT KINDT Art by AARON LOPRESTI, KEVIN MAGUIRE, MATT RYAN and SCOTT KOLINS Cover by RICK LEONARDI and DAN GREEN On sale DECEMBER 14 • 40 pg, 3 of 6, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T From a giant snake smashing through Zanzibar – and through Robotman – and an ancient reptile stalking the alleyways of Gotham City, to the endless plague of titans attracted to Tanga on a faraway planet, our heroes are put to the test as they face off against their demons!



MISTER TERRIFIC #4

MISTER TERRIFIC #4


Written by ERIC WALLACE Art by GIANLUCA GUGLIOTTA and WAYNE FAUCHER Cover by J.G. JONES On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T An alien S.O.S. draws Mister Terrific into the ninth dimension. But what begins as scientific exploration quickly turns deadly when he is taken prisoner by the villainous Kryl. Now the world’s third-smartest man must engineer an extraterrestrial jailbreak! Easy, right? But even if he succeeds, how can Mister Terrific escape the inner demons that haunt him?



NIGHTWING #4

NIGHTWING #4


Written by KYLE HIGGINS Art by TREVOR McCARTHY Cover by EDDY BARROWS On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T As Haly’s continues to travel the east coast, Dick’s search for answers take him – and the circus – to Miami! But when a case from Gotham City brings Barbara Gordon to Florida, Nightwing and Batgirl must work together to bring a thief to justice. Be here as Nightwing and Batgirl tackle South Beach – and discover the true nature of the circus! The answers start this issue!



O.M.A.C. #4

O.M.A.C. #4


Written by DAN DIDIO and KEITH GIFFEN Art and cover by KEITH GIFFEN and SCOTT KOBLISH On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Kevin Kho finally makes it back home – but while trying to pull the pieces of his life back together, he inadvertently disconnects from Brother Eye! Unfortunately, Kevin’s freedom comes with a price, because now he’s alone and forced to defend himself against Checkmate and their lethal Bio-gators!



PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE #3

PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE #3


Written by GREGG HURWITZ Art and cover by SZYMON KUDRANSKI On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 5, $2.99 US • RATED T In the third issue of best-selling novelist Gregg Hurwitz’s PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE miniseries, the Penguin has a new girlfriend! But his new relationship is just an excuse for bigger heists and more vicious crimes, all to obtain gifts for his loved ones! And the flashier the crime, the more easily it catches Batman’s eye. With The Dark Knight hot on his trail, will the Penguin back away from his life of crime – or will he continue his push to take over Gotham City’s criminal underworld?



THE RAY #1

THE RAY #1


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by JAMAL IGLE and RICH PERROTTA Cover by JAMAL IGLE On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, 1 of 4, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Get ready for a brand new Ray! Lucien Gates’s life is changed forever when he is struck by a mysterious beam of energy that turns him into a glowing gladiator – and being a human ray of light comes in handy when his city is suddenly under attack from giant, building-sized monsters. Unfortunately, light powers are less than handy in keeping his girlfriend happy.



RED LANTERNS #4

RED LANTERNS #4


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by ED BENES, DIEGO BERNARD and ROB HUNTER Cover by ED BENES and ROB HUNTER On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ A Red Lantern’s tale never has a happy ending, so brace yourself for the tragic tales of Skallox, Zillius Zox and Ratchet. Their violent destinies set the stage for their new life as seekers of bloody vengeance!



RESURRECTION MAN #4

RESURRECTION MAN #4


Written by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING Art by FERNANDO DAGNINO Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Who is the Transhuman? And why is he risking his life for the Resurrection Man? And even with his help, will our hero be able to fend off the bounty-hunting Body Doubles and the forces of both Heaven and Hell?



RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #4

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #4


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The man who has pursued Starfire all the way to the wilds of Colorado has only one thing on his mind: her slow and painful death. His name is Crux – and he’s done some dark and dangerous work on his DNA to reach his goal of ridding the Earth of every alien on the planet! And Kori’s about to learn that Red Hood and Roy Harper have their hands full with the ancient evil known as The Untitled!



THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #4

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #4


Written by TONY S. DANIEL Art and cover by PHILIP TAN On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The exciting conclusion to the Savage Hawkman’s first adventure is here! Hawkman battles his way through Dr. Kane’s compound, where the alien monstrosity known as Morphicius is sheltered. But in his quest for alien knowledge, Dr. Kane unknowingly jumpstarts what Morphicius refers to as the Black Plague. Can Hawkman contain this deadly outbreak, or will New York soon become infected with lethal, fast-spreading alien organisms?



SUPERBOY #4

SUPERBOY #4


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN Cover by SHANE DAVIS and JONATHAN GLAPION On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Superboy has learned the truth about what he really is...and he’s not taking it well. Alone in New York and surrounded by holiday cheer, it’s a struggle to keep his emotions and his powers in check...and he’s on a crash course with a dangerous pair of murderous young metahumans who are more like him than he might want to admit!



SUPERGIRL #4

SUPERGIRL #4


Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Trapped and powerless aboard a space station, Supergirl is at the mercy of an ingenious new foe who wants to learn everything there is to know about her. But Supergirl is more than just her powers, and she’ll soon show this foe – and all of Earth – what’s she truly capable of! Plus, more on the Girl of Steel’s mysterious origin!



THE SHADE #3

THE SHADE #3


Written by JAMES ROBINSON Art by CULLY HAMNER Cover by TONY HARRIS 1:10 Variant cover by CULLY HAMNER On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 12, $2.99 US RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. The Shade must take a trip “Down Under” to find the answers he seeks about his past! In Sydney, he encounters an old ally named Diablo Blacksmith. But deep in the heart of the Outback lies a monstrous foe, one that The Shade must face completely on his own, and one that knows all of The Shade’s weaknesses.



SUPERMAN #4

SUPERMAN #4


Written by GEORGE PEREZ Art by JESUS MERINO Breakdowns and cover by GEORGE PEREZ On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Discover the origin of the new foes who have been making The Man of Steel’s life so painful and chaotic lately. What are their ties to the current ACTION COMICS epic? Plus, Lois Lane uncovers a tragic secret from Superman’s past!



SWAMP THING #4

SWAMP THING #4


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by VICTOR IBANEZ Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ All across the world, those with a primal connection to the forces of life and death can feel that something is very wrong. The war between The Green andThe Other has begun, and the knights of decay walk the Earth unchecked – but without Alec Holland, the Green has no champion strong enough to fight back!



STATIC SHOCK #4

STATIC SHOCK #4


Written by JOHN ROZUM Art by SCOTT MCDANIEL and ANDY OWENS Cover by KHARY RANDOLPH On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Static is hot on Piranha’s trail, but will he be able to stop Piranha from building his metahuman army? Plus: The Pale Man’s true allegiance is revealed, and a foe from Static’s past has returned – and he’s brought his latest Q-juice creation: Guillotina!



SUICIDE SQUAD #4

SUICIDE SQUAD #4


Written by ADAM GLASS Art by FEDERICO DALLACCHIO Cover by DAN PANOSIAN On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ The body count rises! Another Squad member falls – but not the way you might expect! Betrayal follows betrayal as Captain Boomerang joins the Squad in a smash-and-grab against the terrorist organization Kobra, and Harley Quinn shows why you should never, ever recruit Squad members from Arkham Asylum. Brace yourself for a last-page shocker the likes of which the Squad has never faced before!



STORMWATCH #4

STORMWATCH #4


Written by PAUL CORNELL Art and cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The earth is being eaten alive! As the unstoppable alien antibody continues consuming everything in its path, Stormwatch awakens a slumbering [information redacted] buried deep within the earth. But has the team found an ally or a threat greater than the antibody? However it plays out, the DC landscape literally will be changed forever! Plus: Don’t miss a major change to the Stormwatch roster!



T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS #2

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS #2


Written by NICK SPENCER Art by WES CRAIG and JERRY ORDWAY Cover by FRAZER IRVING On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, 2 of 6, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T It’s the return of Warlord and his underground race, the Subterraneans! For too long their voices have gone unheard, their claims of mistreatment by T.H.U.N.D.E.R. and the people of the surface world ignored! Today, they send a message to those who have done them wrong – by executing Dynamo! Plus, in a special sequence drawn by the legendary Jerry Ordway, learn about the man who built the devices that power the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents – and more about the mysterious super-computer known as Daniel.



TEEN TITANS #4

TEEN TITANS #4


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Wonder Girl has come to New York City to find Red Robin and fill him in on what she’s learned about N.O.W.H.E.R.E., but it turns out she’s going to have to go through the mysterious Superboy first! As two of DC’s most powerful young metahumans battle over the streets of Times Square on New Year’s Eve, Red Robin assembles his team to help Wonder Girl. YOUNG JUSTICE



VOODOO #4

VOODOO #4


Written by RON MARZ Art by SAMI BASRI Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T+ The mysterious Voodoo has left destruction in her wake since fleeing New Orleans. Her nemesis Special Agent Fallon remains hot on her trail as she heads for Metropolis…and Fallon isn’t the only one, as a new, third player enters the hunt.



WONDER WOMAN #4

WONDER WOMAN #4


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art and cover by CLIFF CHIANG On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Wonder Woman has left Paradise Island behind, but Hera is just arriving. Without the Amazons’ most powerful daughter to protect them, can they withstand the wrath of a God who once favored them? And why would Zola want Diana to march right back into the eye of the storm?



BATMAN BEYOND: INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION TP

BATMAN BEYOND: INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION TP


Written by ADAM BEECHEN • Art by RYAN BENJAMIN, JOHN STANISCI, EDUARDO PANSICA and ABEL FERREIRA • Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN On sale JANUARY 25 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US In these new stories from issues #1-8 of the hit series, a super-powered criminal has gotten in way over his head – and the whole Justice League has come to Neo-Gotham to hunt him down!



BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE TP

BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE TP


Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by CHRIS SPROUSE, FRAZER IRVING, RYAN SOOK, YANICK PAQUETTE, LEE GARBETT, GEORGES JEANTY, KARL STORY and MICK GRAY Cover by ANDY KUBERT On sale JANUARY 4 • 232 pg, FC, $19.99 US Grant Morrison’s best-selling multipart Batman epic continues with this collection of the six-issue miniseries, now in trade paperback! Witness Bruce Wayne’s adventures across time as he is swept through the time stream, from the ancient days that predate history itself through epics set in the times of pirates and the Old West, through his triumphant return to present day Gotham City!



ABSOLUTE BATMAN: DARK VICTORY

ABSOLUTE BATMAN: DARK VICTORY


Written by JEPH LOEB Art and cover by TIM SALE On sale MAY 23 • 408 pg, 8.25” x 12.5”, FC, $99.99 US Presenting the classic tale of the Dark Knight from writer Jeph Loeb and artist Tim Sale for the first time in DC’s upscale Absolute format! Collecting BATMAN: DARK VICTORY #0-13, this epic continues the story of THE LONG HALLOWEEN. It is early in Batman’s crimefighting career, when James Gordon, Harvey Dent, and the vigilante himself were all just beginning their roles as Gotham’s protectors. Once a town controlled by organized crime, Gotham City suddenly finds itself being run by lawless freaks, such as Poison Ivy, Mr. Freeze, and the Joker. Witnessing his city’s dark evolution, the Dark Knight completes his transformation into the city’s greatest defender. He faces multiple threats, including the seeming return of a serial killer called Holiday. Batman’s previous investigation of Holiday’s killings revealed that more than one person was responsible for the murders. So the question remains: who is committing Holiday’s crimes this time? And how many will die before Batman learns the truth?



CATWOMAN VOL. 1 TP

CATWOMAN VOL. 1 TP


Written by ED BRUBAKER and DARWYN COOKE Art by DARWYN COOKE, BRAD RADER, CAMERON STEWART, MICHAEL ALLRED and RICK BURCHETT Cover by DARWYN COOKE On sale JANUARY 25 • 336 pg, FC, $29.99 US Don’t miss this new collection of CATWOMAN: SELINA’S BIG SCORE, plus stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #759-762 and CATWOMAN #1-9, featuring the work of Ed Brubaker, Darwyn Cooke and more!



DC UNIVERSE: SECRET ORIGINS HC

DC UNIVERSE: SECRET ORIGINS HC


Written by VARIOUS Art by VARIOUS Montage cover On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 320 pg, FC, $39.99 US The classic Silver Age titles are collected in hardcover for the first time, including SECRET ORIGINS #1, MORE SECRET ORIGINS #1, EVEN MORE SECRET ORIGINS #1 and WEIRD SECRET ORIGINS #1! Don’t miss the origins of Wonder Woman, the Superman/Batman team, The Challengers of the Unknown, Martian Manhunter, the Justice League of America, Aquaman, The Flash, The Atom, Bizarro and more!



THE FLASH: THE DASTARDLY DEATH OF THE ROGUES TP

THE FLASH: THE DASTARDLY DEATH OF THE ROGUES TP


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL and SCOTT KOLINS Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale JANUARY 11 • 228 pg, FC, $14.99 US The Fastest Man Alive must solve the murder of one of his greatest foes and protect his other foes from an elusive killer in this title collection THE FLASH #1-6 and THE FLASH SECRET FILES 2010! Racing out of BLACKEST NIGHT, The Flash returns to his life in Central City – but when one of his Rogues Gallery of foes turns up murdered under mysterious circumstances, it’s up to The Fastest Man Alive to solve this bizarre crime and protect those who are targeted by the killer.



RESURRECTION MAN VOL. 1 TP

RESURRECTION MAN VOL. 1 TP


Written by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING Art by BUTCH GUICE, JOE PHILLIPS, TOM GRINDBERG, MIKE MCKONE and others Cover by BUTCH GUICE On sale JANUARY 11 • 336 pg, FC, $29.99 US Issues #1-14 of the cult favorite series is collected at last! Mitch Shelley can be killed, but every time he comes back, he has a different power – a new ability that sometimes is a blessing, sometimes a deadly curse. His deaths and rebirths leave him disoriented, but with the help of a new friend, Mitch discovers bits of his past, although the origin of his powers remains a mystery. Meanwhile, Resurrection Man’s creators have set the ruthless female assassins called the Body Doubles on his trail. Also pursuing Mitch is a sociopath named Hooker, a test survivor like Mitch with one big difference: Hooker’s body is not repairing itself.



THE DC UNIVERSE BY ALAN MOORE HC

THE DC UNIVERSE BY ALAN MOORE HC


Written by ALAN MOORE Art by JIM APARO, BRIAN BOLLAND, PARIS CULLINS, GEORGE FREEMAN, DAVE GIBBONS, KLAUS JANSON, KEVIN O’NEILL, JOE ORLANDO, GEORGE PÉREZ, KURT SCHAFFENBERGER, CURT SWAN, RICK VEITCH, AL WILLIAMSON, BILL WILLINGHAM, JIM BAIKIE and MICHAEL LOPEZ Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 304 pg, FC, $39.99 US The work of Alan Moore (WATCHMEN, V FOR VENDETTA, THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN) during the 1980s is a benchmark for great stories with fresh approaches to iconic characters. Collected in this volume are all of Moore’s Superman and Batman stories, including ACTION COMICS #583, BATMAN ANNUAL #11, BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE, DC COMICS PRESENTS #85, DETECTIVE COMICS #549-550, GREEN LANTERN #188, THE OMEGA MEN #26-27, SECRET ORIGINS #10, SUPERMAN #423, TALES OF THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS ANNUAL #2 & 3, SUPERMAN ANNUAL #11 and VIGILANTE #17-18, plus VOODOO #1-4, DEATHBLOW: BY BLOWS #1-3 and more!



SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY VOL. 1 TP

SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY VOL. 1 TP


Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by J.H. WILLIAMS III, SIMONE BIANCHI, CAMERON STEWART, FRAZER IRVING, RYAN SOOK and MICK GRAY Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale JANUARY 4 • 400 pg, FC, $29.99 US Collecting Grant Morrison’s magnum opus including SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY #0, THE GUARDIAN #1-4, KLARION #1-3, ZATANNA #1-3 and THE SHINING KNIGHT #1-3. Independently, each of these heroes is featured in a story arc that redefines their purpose in the DC Universe. But their stories also interweave with the other soldiers’ tales and tell a grander story of a devastating global threat to mankind. These reluctant champions must arise and work together to save the world without ever meeting one another.



SUPERMAN: THE REIGN OF DOOMSDAY HC

SUPERMAN: THE REIGN OF DOOMSDAY HC


Written by PAUL CORNELL, DAMON LINDELOF, PAUL DINI, GEOFF JOHNS, DAVID GOYER, RICHARD DONNER, DEREK HOFFMAN and BRIAN STELFREEZE Art by PETE WOODS, JESUS MERINO, KENNETH ROCAFORT, RAGS MORALES, DAN JURGENS, ARDIAN SYAF, GARY FRANK, JAMAL IGLE, RYAN SOOK, R.B. SAF, BRIAN STELFREEZE and MATT CAMP Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 200 pg, FC, $22.99 US Doomsday has returned in these tales from ACTION COMICS #900-904! The monster that once Superman’s life in a battle that destroyed half of Metropolis is back for another round with the Man of Steel. Writer Paul Cornell (Doctor Who, KNIGHT AND SQUIRE) pens a tale that not only puts Superman in a fight for his life – but in a fight for the life of Superboy, Supergirl and all members of the Superman family.



SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE SPECTRE TP

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE SPECTRE TP


Written by GARDNER FOX, MICHAEL FLEISHER and others Art by MURPHY ANDERSON, NEAL ADAMS, JIM APARO and others Cover by APARO • On sale JANUARY 18 • 592 pg, B&W, $19.99 US Don’t miss these grim tales of vengeance from the pages of SHOWCASE #60, 61 and 64, THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #72, 75, 116, 180 and 199, THE SPECTRE #1-10, ADVENTURE COMICS #431-440, DC COMICS PRESENTS #29 and GHOSTS #97-99.



SUPERMAN: WAR OF THE SUPERMEN TP

SUPERMAN: WAR OF THE SUPERMEN TP


Written by JAMES ROBINSON and STERLING GATES • Art by EDDY BARROWS, AARON LOPRESTI and others • Cover by EDDY BARROWS On sale JANUARY 18 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US The final chapter in the critically acclaimed NEW KRYPTON storyline is collected in this hardcover featuring SUPERMAN: WAR OF THE SUPERMEN #0-4 and a page from SUPERMAN #700!



SECRET SIX: THE DARKEST HOUSE TP

SECRET SIX: THE DARKEST HOUSE TP


Written by GAIL SIMONE and KEITH GIFFEN • Art by J. CALAFIORE, MATTHEW CLARK and RON RANDALL • Cover by DANIEL LUVISI On sale JANUARY 18 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US Collected from issues #30-36 and DOOM PATROL #19! A member of the team is determined to bring back a loved one from the Gates of Hell, and Bane must face his inner demons!



STORMWATCH VOL. 1 HC

STORMWATCH VOL. 1 HC


Written by WARREN ELLIS • Art by TOM RANEY, PETE WOODS, MICHAEL RYAN, JIM LEE, RANDY ELLIOT, SALEEM CRAWFORD and RICHARD BENNETT • Cover by TOM RANEY and RANDY ELLIOTT On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 296 pg, FC, $39.99 US Don’t miss this new collection of Warren Ellis’s STORMWATCH epics from issues #37-47, as The Weatherman transforms the team into a proactive, take-no-prisoners strike force. Starring Jack Hawksmoor, Battalion, Jenny Sparks, Apollo, Midnighter, Rose Tattoo and more!



T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS CHRONICLES VOL. 1 TP

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS CHRONICLES VOL. 1 TP


Written by LARRY IVIE, WALLY WOOD and others • Art by WALLY WOOD, MIKE SEKOWSKY, GIL KANE, GEORGE TUSKA, REED CRANDALL and others Cover by WALLY WOOD • On sale JANUARY 4 • 248 pg, FC, $29.99 US The first four issues of the sensational adventure comic originally published by Tower Comics are collected in this new series presenting the 1960s adventures of the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents in chronological order for the very first time!



DC COMICS PRESENTS BATMAN: URBAN LEGEND #1

DC COMICS PRESENTS BATMAN: URBAN LEGEND #1


Written by BILL WILLINGHAM, DEVIN GRAYSON, A.J. LIEBERMAN and DYLAN HORROCKS Art by TOM FOWLER, JEAN-JACQUE DZIALOWSKI, GREG SCOTT and RAMON BACHS Cover by JORGE ZAFFINO On sale DECEMBER 7 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US Collecting tales from BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #168, and 177-180. When Catwoman tries to crush a human slave trade run in Gotham City, it draws the attention of Batman. Plus: Batman tries to regain his lost memory in a story from FABLES creator Bill Willingham, and Fat and Little Boy, from BATMAN: BROKEN CITY, are back!



DC COMICS PRESENTS CAPTAIN ATOM #1

DC COMICS PRESENTS CAPTAIN ATOM #1


Written by JAMES ROBINSON and GREG RUCKA Art and cover by CAFU On sale DECEMBER 7 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US In the popular co-feature from ACTION COMICS #879-889, Captain Atom’s memory is falling apart right in the heat of battle! Can he get it together in time to face off again Major Disaster?



DC COMICS PRESENTS BATMAN: THE SECRET CITY #1

DC COMICS PRESENTS BATMAN: THE SECRET CITY #1


Written by DYLAN HORROCKS and J. TORRES • Art by RAMON BACHS, DAVID LOPEZ and others • Cover by TOM FOWLER On sale DECEMBER 14 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US Batman and Oracle must solve a string of murders in a part of Gotham City no one knew existed, leading Oracle into a world of her greatest dreams – and nightmares. Plus: Batman tangles with Mr. Freeze! From LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT # 180-181 and 190-191.



DC COMICS PRESENTS BATMAN: BLAZE OF GLORY #1

DC COMICS PRESENTS BATMAN: BLAZE OF GLORY #1


Written by WILL PFEIFER and ADAM BEECHEN • Art by CHRIS WESTON, STEVE SCOTT and NATHAN MASSENGILL • Cover by CHRIS WESTON On sale DECEMBER 28 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US From BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #197-199 and 212, a criminal with something to prove stalks Batman, and a young man takes his date to a Gotham City rooftop to look for the Dark Knight.



DC COMICS PRESENTS: THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #2

DC COMICS PRESENTS: THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #2


Written by GEOFF JOHNS, RICHARD DONNER and MICHAEL SHOEMAKER Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL, GARY FRANK, CLAYTON HENRY, ERIC WIGHT, JOE PRADO and JON SIBAL Cover by AARON LOPRESTI On sale DECEMBER 28 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US MATURE READERS Collecting Legion of Super-Heroes stories written by Geoff Johns! First, in the co-feature from ADVENTURE COMICS #0-4, Lightning Lad travels to the prison planet of Takron-Galtos to confront his brother, Lighting Lord, Sun Boy and Polar Boy team up to figure out what’s up with a menace trying to destroy the universe, and Dawnstar is on the trail of the person who’s been causing trouble for the Legion. This issue also includes a SUPERMAN/LEGION tale from ACTION COMICS #864, the Legion’s appearance from ACTION COMICS #900 and a story starring Mon El story from ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #10.



DC COMICS PRESENTS THE KENTS #2

DC COMICS PRESENTS THE KENTS #2


Written by JOHN OSTRANDER • Art by TIMOTHY TRUMAN and MICHAEL BAIR • Cover by TIMOTHY TRUMAN On sale DECEMBER 21 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US In these tales from THE KENTS #5-8, the war is on, and Nathan Kent is scouting for General Lyons while his brother rides with Quantrill.



TINY TITANS #47

TINY TITANS #47


Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO • Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E It’s Mrs. Atom’s turn to babysit the Baby Titans – Damien, Arthur Jr., Smidgen, Kid Devil and Jason Toddler. Can she do it alone? Maybe Miss Martian can help! What happens when our heroes get…lost in Metropolis?! Find out in this awesome baby-packed issue!



THE ALL-NEW BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #14

THE ALL-NEW BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #14


Written by SHOLLY FISCH Art and cover by RICK BURCHETT and DAN DAVIS On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E Join the Caped Crusader for a special holiday story. Chanukah is coming, but constant struggles against injustice in Gotham’s worst slum can wear anyone down – even the heroic Ragman! Can Batman restore his ally’s faith in justice...and his faith in himself?



LOONEY TUNES #204

LOONEY TUNES #204


Written by BILL MATHENY • Art by WALTER CARZON Cover by DAVE SANTANA On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E Ah, the holiday season! Hot cocoa with mini-marshmallows, candy canes, Yule logs, menorahs, Christmas Trees, sleigh bells – and giant, goofy Yetis! (That’s the Abominable Snowman to you!) Join Bugs and the Looney Tunes gang for a joyful romp in a snow-packed Blunderland!



YOUNG JUSTICE #11

YOUNG JUSTICE #11


Written by GREG WEISMAN and KEVIN HOPPS Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E The spotlight turns to Robin, who must leave his teammates to fight alongside his crimefighting mentor, Batman. And the stakes couldn’t be higher for the Dynamic Duo as they face off against the Demon’s Head himself: Ra’s al Ghul!



SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #16

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #16


Written by SCOTT GROSS • Art and cover by SCOTT GROSS On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E Those meddling kids are back on the case – and this time they’re in Egypt, helping to investigate the terrifying tombs of Tootincandy. The Mystery, Inc., gang has mummy madness to deal with – and, of course, Shaggy and Scooby are nowhere to be seen!



YOUNG JUSTICE VOL. 1 TP

YOUNG JUSTICE VOL. 1 TP


Written by KEVIN HOPPS, GREG WEISMAN, ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO Art by MIKE NORTON, CHRISTOPHER JONES and DAN DAVIS Cover by MIKE NORTON On sale JANUARY 11 • 160 pg, FC, $12.99 US In these stories from YOUNG JUSTICE #0-6, the team takes on The Joker, meets Snapper Carr and trades campfire tales of past battles alongside their crimefighter mentors.



GEARS OF WAR #21

GEARS OF WAR #21


Written by KAREN TRAVISS • Art by POP MHAN • Cover by COLIN WILSON On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US In part 3 of “Dirty Little Secrets,” the Gears have found their respite on the island of Vectes to be all too brief. The Lambent – a deadly, mutating lifeform – has followed them from the mainland and now threatens to wipe out what’s left of humankind. Chairman Prescott has a plan he can reveal to no one – least of all Marcus Fenix.



END OF NATIONS #2

END OF NATIONS #2


Written by RICARDO SANCHEZ • Art by YVEL GUICHET Cover by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY RESOLICIT • On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 4, $2.99 US Retailers: This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled. Based on the highly anticipated free-to-play strategy game from Trion Worlds. A captured Shane locks horns with the commander of another resistance faction and discovers that the enemy of his enemy is by no means his friend. Meanwhile, the Order launches a deadly offensive.



DMZ #72

DMZ #72


Written by BRIAN WOOD Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI Cover by J.P. LEON 1:10 Variant cover by BRIAN WOOD Retailers: This issue will arrive in stores with two covers. For more information, see the Previews Order Form. On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS • FINAL ISSUE In a city that once seemed to be in a permanent state of war and despair, peace has reigned for a decade. What has become of the city that Matty Roth, Zee and so many others fought to preserve?



FABLES #112

FABLES #112


Written by BILL WILLINGHAM • Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and STEVE LEIALOHA • Cover by JOAO RUAS On sale DECEMBER 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Don’t miss the special holiday issue – and because you’ve been good all year, it’s even got extra story pages! Christmas is here, and we know this holiday isn’t always jolly for our favorite Fables. In this issue we get a glimpse into the future fates of our wild and dear Rose Red.



AMERICAN VAMPIRE VOL. 3 HC

AMERICAN VAMPIRE VOL. 3 HC


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, SEAN MURPHY and DANIJEL ZEZELJ Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 288 pg, FC, $24.99 US MATURE READERS Two epic World War II tales in one massive volume! This gorgeous hardcover includes AMERICAN VAMPIRE #12-18 plus the acclaimed 5-issue miniseries SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST! In the Pacific, Pearl’s husband Henry joins a clandestine group on a secret mission to Japan to hunt a new breed of bloodsucker. Meanwhile, Skinner Sweet has plans of his own... And in Euope, vampire hunters Felicia Book and Cash McCogan go behind enemy lines in Nazi-occupied Romania in search of a rumored vampire cure. Blood and bullets abound in this new collection from the Eisner Award-winning series!



FABLES DELUXE EDITION VOL. 4 HC

FABLES DELUXE EDITION VOL. 4 HC


Written by BILL WILLINGHAM • Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM, STEVE LEIALOHA, MICHAEL KALUTA, JOHN BOLTON, CHARLES VESS, MARK WHEATLEY, JILL THOMPSON and others • Cover by james jean On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 296 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $29.99 US • MATURE READERS Bill Willingham’s hit series FABLES continues here, as issues #28-33 are collected for the first time in hardcover, along with the original graphic novel FABLES: 1001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL.



FLEX MENTALLO: MAN OF MUSCLE MYSTERY DELUXE EDITION HC

FLEX MENTALLO: MAN OF MUSCLE MYSTERY DELUXE EDITION HC


Written by GRANT MORRISON Art and cover by FRANK QUITELY On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 112 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $22.99 US • MATURE READERS Once he was Hero of the Beach...and of the Doom Patrol. Now Flex Mentallo, Man of Muscle Mystery, returns to investigate the sinister dealings of his former comrade, The Fact, and a mysterious rock star whose connection to Flex may hold the key to saving them both. Don’t miss this deluxe hardcover collecting the four-issue miniseries from the team behind ALL-STAR SUPERMAN, including a special sketch section and recolored art.



AMERICAN VAMPIRE #22

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #22


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS Get ready – it’s hot rods, poodle skirts and rock ‘n’ roll as AMERICAN VAMPIRE goes screaming into the 1950s! Who is Travis Kidd? What do the mysterious Vassals want with him? And what does it all have to do with Skinner Sweet? Find out in “Death Race” part 1!



HELLBLAZER #286

HELLBLAZER #286


Written by PETER MILLIGAN • Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and STEFANO LANDINI • Cover by SIMON BISLEY On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Constantine finally tracks down Tamsin, the sometime witch who’s been tormenting his niece Gemma. Meanwhile, Constantine’s trench coat works its way back to its original owner, leaving a trail of death and madness. But none of this can compare with the shocking revelation that lies in store for our long-suffering occultist.



HELLBLAZER ANNUAL #1

HELLBLAZER ANNUAL #1


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art and cover by SIMON BISLEY On sale DECEMBER 7 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US MATURE READERS A dying woman’s desperate need to see her long lost son sends John Constantine on a mission in “Suicide Bridge,” a haunting tale of evil and melancholy that finds John using his occult connections to learn why so many young people are going missing. It’s a story full of strange places and desperate lives that leads Constantine to unearth his own connection to the mysterious disappearance of a boyhood friend.



iZOMBIE #20

iZOMBIE #20


Written by CHRIS ROBERSON • Art and cover by MICHAEL ALLRED On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS How are the people of Eugene dealing with the fallout of the recent zombie invasion? In this issue, we catch up with ghost girl Ellie and her new friend, Frankenteen.



NOCHE ROJA TP

NOCHE ROJA TP


Written by SIMON OLIVER Art by JASON LATOUR Cover by LEE BERMEJO On sale JANUARY 4 • 184 pg, B&W, $12.99 US MATURE READERS In the tradition of Chinatown and L.A. Confidential, writer Simon Oliver explores a hidden world of corruption where money, sex, politics and crime all add up to the same thing. In the desert just south of the border, young women are turning up murdered. No suspects. No clues. And authorities seem uninterested in uncovering any. When ex-private eye Jack Cohen is hired to find one missing girl, he is drawn back into the shadow world between North and South. And there, he must face the terrible tragedy in his past that he’s been running from all these years. Featuring the gritty, stylized artwork of Jason Latour, NOCHE ROJA is a gripping noir tale of how the insatiable craving for cheap consumer goods leads to the ultimate cheapening of life itself.



NORTHLANDERS #47

NORTHLANDERS #47


Written by BRIAN WOOD • Art by DECLAN SHALVEY Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS “The Icelandic Trilogy”, continues with part 6 of 9, titled “Commerce.” Where once the Haukssons lived a frontier life, conquering lands with sword and shield, the twin siblings who now carry the name conquer their enemies with money and influence. As the entire nation undergoes a huge cultural shift, can the Hauksson bloodline survive?



SPACEMAN #3

SPACEMAN #3


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art by EDUARDO RISSO Cover by DAVE JOHNSON On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, 3 of 9, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS The space-spanning adventure from the creative team behind 100 BULLETS rolls on as our hero, Orson, drowns in a sea of star pirates, dirty drugs and his own intergalactic failures. Can he keep his head above water long enough to do the right thing?



SCALPED #55

SCALPED #55


Written by JASON AARON • Art by R.M. GUERA • Cover by JOCK On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS “Knuckle Up” concludes with an epic confrontation that SCALPED readers have been waiting a long time to see. It’s Dash vs. Shunka in a battle for the ages – and if you think you know how it’s all going to end, trust us, you don’t.



SWEET TOOTH #28

SWEET TOOTH #28


Written by JEFF LEMIRE • Art by MATT KINDT • Cover by JEFF LEMIRE On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS “The Taxidermist” concludes as Thacker leads his crew on an all-out assault on Simpson’s camp in an attempt to slaughter the mysterious antlered child! But will the child live on, or will the plague spread? Jeff Lemire and Matt Kindt conclude their mini-epic in bloody fashion with implications that will affect Gus, Jepperd and more.



SWEET TOOTH VOL. 4: ENDANGERED SPECIES TP

SWEET TOOTH VOL. 4: ENDANGERED SPECIES TP


Written by JEFF LEMIRE • Art by JEFF LEMIRE, MATT KINDT, NATE POWELL and EMI LENOX • Cover by JEFF LEMIRE On sale JANUARY 25 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US • MATURE READERS In these stories from issues #18-25, Gus reluctantly joins Jepperd on a missing persons hunt as the tension between the two continues to grow. Meanwhile, Lucy and the girls meet the enigmatic Walter Fish.



THE UNWRITTEN #32.5

THE UNWRITTEN #32.5


Written by MIKE CAREY Art by PETER GROSS and DEAN ORMSTON Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS In ancient Mesopotamia, just after the Flood that almost ended the world, the hero-king Gilgamesh embarks on a monster-hunt – but the biggest monster may be walking at his side. A time-lost legend that casts unexpected light on the most ruthless of Tom’s enemies: the man known as Pullman.



THE UNWRITTEN #32

THE UNWRITTEN #32


Written by MIKE CAREY • Art by PETER GROSS and M.K. PERKER • Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU On sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Tom’s battle against the cabal continues, with Glitterspar as the ultimate sanction. But Tom discovers that letting storybook magic into your world is playing with fire – and ice.



VERTIGO: FIRST BLOOD #1

VERTIGO: FIRST BLOOD #1


Written by SCOTT SNYDER and STEPHEN KING, CHRIS ROBERSON, MIKE CAREY and JEFF LEMIRE • Art by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, MICHAEL ALLRED, PETER GROSS and JEFF LEMIRE • Montage cover On sale DECEMBER 14 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US • MATURE READERS Don’t miss this value-priced reprint of four hot debut issues from Vertigo: AMERICAN VAMPIRE #1, iZOMBIE #1, THE UNWRITTEN #1 and SWEET TOOTH #1!



THE UNWRITTEN VOL. 5: ON TO GENESIS TP

THE UNWRITTEN VOL. 5: ON TO GENESIS TP


Written by MIKE CAREY • Art by PETER GROSS and VINCE LOCKE Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU On sale JANUARY 11 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS In this new title collecting issues #24-30, Tom heads to New York, where the worldly goods of Wilson Taylor are being auctioned off – and the only thing more dangerous than the other bidders is the auctioneer. Then, Tom goes to extreme measures to learn about his father’s activities in the Golden Age of comic books!



VERTIGO RESURRECTED: SGT. ROCK – BETWEEN HELL AND A HARD PLACE #2

VERTIGO RESURRECTED: SGT. ROCK – BETWEEN HELL AND A HARD PLACE #2


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO • Art and cover by JOE KUBERT On sale DECEMBER 21 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US • MATURE READERS Brian Azzarello teams with artist Joe Kubert for a graphic novel that puts Sgt. Rock in the midst of a murder mystery behind enemy lines. In this concluding issue of the epic World War II mystery, with no commanding officer and his men at risk, Sgt. Rock must hunt a killer.



GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES ATROCITUS MAQUETTE

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES ATROCITUS MAQUETTE


DESIGNED BY DAVE CORTEZ With blood and rage of crimson red comes Atrocitus – in maquette form! From the hit Green Lantern animated series comes the powerful and vengeful Red Lantern, Atrocitus! Standing an impressive 8.25” high x 8” wide x 6” deep, no collection can be complete without this fearsome foe! On sale May 23, 2012 * Statue * $125 US



BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY: SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES

BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY: SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES


Welcome to Arkham City, the new maximum security “home” for all of Gotham City’s thugs, gangsters, and insane criminal masterminds. Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, it’s filled with the most murderous villains from DC Comics’ Batman universe. But Batman is ready to tackle it with all-new gadgets and his greatest—and most dangerous—allies. Which is good, because he’ll need all the help he can get for his journey into the darkest corners of Gotham. Among those he’ll encounter: Tim Drake battles crime as Robin, delivering punches (and signature quips) to aid in the Caped Crusader’s mission to shut down Arkham City. In a nice new outfit, Harley Quinn has taken to the front lines to personally fulfill the Joker’s sickest wishes of mischief and mayhem. She’s not going to let anyone get in her way—least of all Batman. Based on the upcoming blockbuster video game published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, developed by Rocksteady Studios, and licensed by DC Entertainment. Batman - 6.75” h Harley Quinn - 6.25” h Robin - 6.5” h On sale December 21, 2011 * Action Figures * PI Retailers, please note: Harley Quinn, Batman and Robin are intended for individual sale to consumers, but are sold to retailers in inner and master case assortments. Consult your Retailer Order Form for packaging and pricing details. These products are being offered simultaneously beyond the comic-book specialty market.



BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE BY SAM KIETH STATUE

BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE BY SAM KIETH STATUE


DESIGNED BY SAM KIETH Sculpted Jonathan Matthews From the brilliantly twisted mind of legendary illustrator Sam Keith comes the latest incarnation in the “Batman: Black and White” line of figures. Based on designs by Kieth himself, this unique figure measures 5.5” high x 6” wide x 5” deep and matches the previous figures in this series with its moody, monochromatic color scheme. On sale May 9, 2012 * Statue * $95 US



JUST-US-LEAGUE OF STUPID HEROES: SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES

JUST-US-LEAGUE OF STUPID HEROES: SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES


The dumb just keeps getting dumber with the return of the Just-Us-League of Stupid Heroes, featuring Mad Magazine icon Alfred E. Neuman in classic Justice League costumes! Timed to coincide with Mad’s historic 60th anniversary, each figure features multiple points of articulation and stands 6” tall. Alfred as Superman - 6” h Alfred as Green Arrow - 6” h Alfred as Aquaman - 6” h On sale April 4, 2012 * Action Figures * PI Retailers, please note: Alfred as Aquaman, Alfred as Superman and Alfred as Green Arrow are intended for individual sale to consumers, but are sold to retailers in inner and master case assortments. Consult your Retailer Order Form for packaging and pricing details. These products are being offered simultaneously beyond the comic-book specialty market.



SUPERMAN PATINA MINI STATUE

SUPERMAN PATINA MINI STATUE


DESIGNED BY JIM LEE • SCULPTED BY TIM BRUCKNER The Man of Steel stands ready to defend Metropolis, as envisioned by industry legend Jim Lee! Sporting a faux-bronzed finish, this miniature statue, based on the sold-out full-sized version, is one of a kind and stands a heroic 6” high x 4” wide x 6” deep. On sale May 2, 2012 * Statue * $95 US



UNCHARTED #2

UNCHARTED #2


Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON • Art by SERGIO SANDOVAL Cover by TONY HARRIS • 1:10 Variant cover by ADAM HUGHES Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. See the order form for details. On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6, $2.99 US Nathan Drake learns that stealing a clue to the Amber Room from a Russian Black Market auction is no easy task. As competition creeps in every corner, Drake discovers he isn’t alone in his search for the Amber Room...a certain femme fatale is also hot on the trail – and nothing will get in her way.



MAD MAGAZINE #513

MAD MAGAZINE #513


Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS On sale DECEMBER 7 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US It’s the big, year-end issue of MAD – which means it’s time for the “20 Dumbest People, Events and Things of 2011.” Will you make the list? Don’t count on it!



SUPERNATURAL #3

SUPERNATURAL #3


Written by BRIAN WOOD • Art by GRANT BOND Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN On sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $2.99 US Sam’s never shaken the memory of the beautiful and deadly “Emma of the Isles.” When a mysterious box arrives containing a plane ticket to Scotland, a cellphone and a gun, Sam doesn’t waste any time catching the first flight out. But in a rural village, where’s Emma? Why are the locals a little...off? Can Sam handle this mission without his brother?