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ANIMAL MAN #9

ANIMAL MAN #9


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by STEVE PUGH Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN On sale MAY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • “EXTINCTION IS FOREVER” part one of three! • Separated from Buddy, the rest of the Baker family is in terrible danger! • Guest-starring JOHN CONSTANTINE!



ANIMAL MAN ANNUAL #1

ANIMAL MAN ANNUAL #1


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by TIMOTHY GREEN and JOSEPH SILVER Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN On sale MAY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T+ • A stand alone tale detailing the history of the epic struggle between THE RED, THE GREEN and THE ROT! • As seen in ANIMAL MAN and SWAMP THING, these forces will play a major role in the future of the DC Universe!



AQUAMAN #9

AQUAMAN #9


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO 1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • AQUAMAN and YA’WARA star in part three of the epic “THE OTHER LEAGUE!” • More secrets are revealed about the team AQUAMAN belonged to before the Justice League! • Plus: MERA learns a startling truth about ARTHUR’S past from Shin.



ACTION COMICS #9

ACTION COMICS #9


Written by GRANT MORRISON Backup story written by SHOLLY FISCH Art and cover by GENE HA Backup story art by CULLY HAMNER Variant cover by RAGS MORALES 1:200 B&W Variant cover by GENE HA On sale MAY 2 • 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. • Featuring characters from parallel Earths, including PRESIDENT SUPERMAN! • Introducing new villain SUPERDOOM! • Guest artist GENE HA joins GRANT MORRISON for this tale of not one, not two, but THREE Earths! • And in the backup story, President Superman must stop a nuclear attack – but he can’t leave the White House! This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



ALL-STAR WESTERN #9

ALL-STAR WESTERN #9


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by MORITAT, PATRICK SCHERBERGER and DAN GREEN Cover by LADRONN On sale MAY 23 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ • A tie-in to “NIGHT OF THE OWLS!” • Concluding JONAH HEX’S battle with THE AUGUST 7! • Discover what the Court of Owls was up to in GOTHAM CITY circa 1880! • NIGHTHAWK and CINNAMON hunt down killers and fall in love in this issue’s backup story.



BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #2

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #2


Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS Based on a teleplay by MARLY HALPERN-GRASER Story by MARLY HALPERN-GRASER, PAUL CROKER and SEFTON HALL Art by BRIAN CHING and LIVESAY Cover by DAVE WILKINS On sale MAY 9 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Follows the storyline of the smash hit videogame BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY! • Collects three chapters of the popular digital first series! • BATMAN is under siege by HUGO STRANGE’S private police force!



BATWING #9

BATWING #9


Written by JUDD WINICK Art by MARCOS TO and RYAN WINN Cover by MARCOS TO On sale MAY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “NIGHT OF THE OWLS” continues here! • BATWING arrives in Gotham City just in time to fight the chaos the Court of Owls has unleashed! Outgunned and on unfamiliar turf, can Batwing survive?



BATGIRL #9

BATGIRL #9


Written by GAIL SIMONE Art and cover by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “NIGHT OF THE OWLS” continues here! • BATGIRL faces off against the Court of Owls to protect the life of her father, Commissioner Gordon!



BLUE BEETLE #9

BLUE BEETLE #9


Written by TONY BEDARD Art by MARCIO TAKARA Cover by PAUL RENAUD On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • BLUE BEETLE squares off against GREEN LANTERN KYLE RAYNER and THE NEW GUARDIANS! • If Beetle and the Lanterns don’t kill each other, the bounty hunter packing Oan technology will be happy to do it for them. Wait…OAN technology?! • Continued this month in GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #9!



BATMAN #9

BATMAN #9


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Backup story by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION Backup story art by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE Cover by GREG CAPULLO 1:25 Variant cover by DALE KEOWN 1:200 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale MAY 9 • 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. • “NIGHT OF THE OWLS” continues here! • Batman must stop the TALONS that have breeched the Batcave in order to save an innocent life...and Gotham City! • In the backup story, learn more about the PENNYWORTH family and the secrets they’ve kept from the Wayne family! This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



BATMAN: EARTH ONE HC

BATMAN: EARTH ONE HC


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by GARY FRANK and JON SIBAL Cover by GARY FRANK On sale JULY 4 • 144 pg, FC, $22.99 US • From GEOFF JOHNS and GARY FRANK, the acclaimed team behind SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN and the SHAZAM! stories in JUSTICE LEAGUE! • In the tradition of SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE, this spectacular original graphic novel gives new insight into BRUCE WAYNE’S transformation into BATMAN and his first year as THE DARK KNIGHT. • In this all new take on the Batman mythos, Bruce Wayne is on the hunt for his parents’ killer. His target? The Mayor of Gotham City! • Plus, who is Alfred Pennyworth – and why is he so determined to put an end to the Batman?



BATMAN ANNUAL #1

BATMAN ANNUAL #1


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art and cover by JAY FABOK On sale MAY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T • MR. FREEZE is introduced to The New 52! • What is Mr. Freeze’s relationship to the COURT OF OWLS? Is he an ally – or do they want him dead? • “NIGHT OF THE OWLS” continues here!



BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #4

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #4


Written by J.T. KRUL, ADAM BEECHEN, DEREK FRIDOLFS and DUSTIN NGUYEN Art by HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY, NORM BREYFOGLE, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN On sale MAY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • Batman Beyond! • Justice League Beyond! • Superman Beyond! • Need we say more?



BATMAN, INCORPORATED #1

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #1


Written by GRANT MORRISON Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM 1:25 Variant cover by FRANK QUITELY 1:200 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $3.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. • BATMAN, INCORPORATED makes its NEW 52 debut with an all-new first issue! • The series hits the ground running as BATMAN and ROBIN face off against the assassin GOATBOY! • LEVIATHAN’S sinister mission revealed! This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



BATMAN AND ROBIN #9

BATMAN AND ROBIN #9


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • NIGHT OF THE OWLS continues here! • ROBIN faces TALON alone with the skies of Gotham City at stake!



BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #9

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #9


Written by JUDD WINICK Art and cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND 1:25 Variant cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • “NIGHT OF THE OWLS” continues here! • Guest-writer JUDD WINICK joins artist DAVID FINCH for the return of RED ROBIN! • Red Robin is back in Gotham City just in time to face off against TALON and THE COURT OF OWLS!



BIRDS OF PREY #9

BIRDS OF PREY #9


Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Art by TRAVEL FOREMAN and JEFF HUET Cover by JESUS SAIZ On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “NIGHT OF THE OWLS” continues here! • BLACK CANARY, BATGIRL, KATANA and POISON IVY risk their lives in Gotham City to battle THE TALON and The Court of Owls! • A secret is revealed about Black Canary’s husband…Kurt Lance?!



BATWOMAN #9

BATWOMAN #9


Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN Art by AMY REEDER and ROB HUNTER Cover by BEN OLIVER 1:25 B&W Variant cover by BEN OLIVER On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • The next chapter in “TO DROWN THE WORLD!” • An unconventional spy thriller of six interweaving lives with only one thing in common: BATWOMAN!



CAPTAIN ATOM #9

CAPTAIN ATOM #9


Written by J.T. KRUL Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II Cover by MIKE CHOI On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • CAPTAIN ATOM gets a visit from – CAPTAIN ATOM? Quantum leaping and a mysterious energy force spell certain doom for our hero! • No good deed goes unpunished! What have CAPTAIN ATOM’S actions unleashed in the future?



CATWOMAN #9

CATWOMAN #9


Written by JUDD WINICK Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • “NIGHT OF THE OWLS” continues here! • CATWOMAN and SPARK are forced to defend THE PENGUIN against the Court of Owls!



DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #9

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #9


Written by JAMES ROBINSON Art by BERNARD CHANG Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • As this new tale begins, the country’s best FBI profiler, Kass Sage, must seek help on a desperate case from her father…imprisoned serial killer VANDAL SAVAGE! • Chapter one of a three-part story by JAMES ROBINSON and BERNARD CHANG.



DEMON KNIGHTS #9

DEMON KNIGHTS #9


Written by PAUL CORNELL Art by DIOGENES NEVES and OCLAIR ALBERT Cover by MIKE CHOI On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “THE MURDER OF MERLIN” begins! • Who has the power to murder Merlin – and what else are they capable of?



DIAL H #1

DIAL H #1


Written by CHINA MIEVILLE Art by MATEUS SANTOLOUCO Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND 1:25 Variant cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND On sale MAY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. • A brand new series by bestselling and Hugo award winning novelist CHINA MIEVILLE! • What would happen if you discovered the H Dial, an unbelievably powerful artifact that turned you into a super hero? • And what if you found out that the world is threatened by this very device that’s become your uncontrollable obsession? • These are just the first questions asked in this thrilling and inventive storyline that introduces the strangest super heroes and super villains in the DCU while exploring the boundaries of reality!



DEATHSTROKE #9

DEATHSTROKE #9


Written by ROB LIEFELD Art and cover by ROB LIEFELD On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • “LOBO HUNT” part one! • For anybody else, hunting Lobo would be suicide. For DEATHSTROKE, it’s just business.



DETECTIVE COMICS #9

DETECTIVE COMICS #9


Written by TONY S. DANIEL Art by TONY S. DANIEL, JOEL GOMEZ and SANDU FLOREA Backup story art by SZYMON KUDRANSKI Cover by TONY S. DANIEL 1:25 Variant cover by JASON FABOK 1:200 B&W Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL On sale MAY 2 • 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 Previews Order Form for details. • BATMAN has been poisoned at the hands of the deadly MR. TOXIC! • Featuring a TWO-FACE backup story written by TONY S. DANIEL with art by SZYMON KUDRANSKI This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



THE FLASH #9

THE FLASH #9


Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL 1:200 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. • Continuing the debut of GORILLA GRODD in DC Comics – The New 52! • THE FLASH travels to GORILLA CITY for the first time! • Who are the “RUNNERS” – and what do they mean for THE FLASH and the SPEED FORCE?



EARTH TWO #1

EARTH TWO #1


Written by JAMES ROBINSON Art by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT Cover by GREG CAPULLO 1:25 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO On sale MAY 2 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. • First issue of an ongoing series from writer JAMES ROBINSON and artist NICOLA SCOTT! • Who are the heroes of EARTH 2 – and what befell them? • Starring ALAN SCOTT, JAY GARRICK and many others! • You may think you know Earth 2…but this is DC Comics – The New 52, where anything can happen! • Don’t miss the extra-sized debut issue!



FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #9

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #9


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and WAYNE FAUCHER Cover by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and WALDEN WONG On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • S.H.A.D.E. sends FRANKENSTEIN to find the mysteriously missing ANIMAL MAN. • Frankenstein battles THE ROTLINGS!



THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #9

THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #9


Written by JOE HARRIS and ETHAN VAN SCIVER Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and NORM RAPMUND Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Don’t miss this crossover with JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #9! • RONNIE seeks information – but is the price he must pay too high?



GREEN ARROW #9

GREEN ARROW #9


Written by ANN NOCENTI Art by HARVEY TOLIBAO Cover by HOWARD PORTER On sale MAY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “TRIPLE THREAT: DEADZONE” part three! • The final chapter in the first story by ANN NOCENTI, featuring the final showdown between OLIVER QUEEN, LEER and the SKYLARKS!



G.I. COMBAT #1

G.I. COMBAT #1


Written by J.T. KRUL, JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by ARIEL OLIVETTI and DAN PANOSIAN Cover by BRETT BOOTH 1:25 Variant cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI On sale MAY 2 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. • First issue of an ongoing series! • Featuring the first chapter of “WAR THAT TIME FORGOT” written by J.T. KRUL and with art by ARIEL OLIVETTI….and dinosaurs! • Plus: The first chapter of “UNKNOWN SOLDIER” by JUSTIN GRAY, JIMMY PALMIOTTI and artist DAN PANOSIAN focuses on all-out war in Afghanistan!



GREEN LANTERN #9

GREEN LANTERN #9


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY Cover by DOUG MAHNKE Variant cover by GARY FRANK 1:200 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $3.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. • “THE SECRET OF THE INDIGO TRIBE” part three! • HAL JORDAN and SINESTRO learn the horrific truth behind the members of the Indigo Tribe and their connection to ABIN SUR • Also, the GUARDIANS begin their plan to replace the Green Lantern Corps – at any cost! This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



GREEN LANTERN CORPS #9

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #9


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by FERNANDO PASARIN and SCOTT HANNA On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “ALPHA WAR” part one! • JOHN STEWART is put on trial for the murder of a fellow GREEN LANTERN by the ALPHA LANTERNS!



GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #9

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #9


Written by TONY BEDARD Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT 1:25 B&W Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • ODYM, homeworld of the BLUE LANTERNS, is under attack by the alien conquerors known as THE REACH! • The combined power of the different Lantern Corps might not be enough to defeat The Reach! • To make matters worse, they may have been betrayed by one of their own! • Continued from BLUE BEETLE #9.



GRIFTER #9

GRIFTER #9


Written by ROB LIEFELD and FRANK TIERI Art by SCOTT CLARK Cover by ROB LIEFELD On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Welcoming the new creative team of ROB LIEFELD, FRANK TIERI and SCOTT CLARK • Grifter’s troubles worsen as he races to stop the impending DAEMONITE invasion. • Featuring the first appearances of DEATHBLOW and CHESHIRE in The New 52!



I, VAMPIRE #9

I, VAMPIRE #9


Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV Art and cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • “RISE OF THE VAMPIRES” aftermath! • The new leader of the vampires is ANDREW BENNETT?! • The vampire pilgrimage to their new homeland begins here. Many new characters and stories will be introduced along the way.



JUSTICE LEAGUE #9

JUSTICE LEAGUE #9


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS Backup story art by GARY FRANK 1:25 Variant cover by CARLOS D’ANDA 1:200 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE On sale MAY 16 • 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 VILLAIN’S JOURNEY” begins here! Part one of a story introducing an all-new major nemesis for the Justice League by GEOFF JOHNS and JIM LEE! • In part three of the SHAZAM! backup story, Billy Batson attempts to get used to his new life, new school and new family as Sivana unleashes an ancient evil imprisoned long ago. This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #9

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #9


Written by DAN JURGENS Art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT RYAN Cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND On sale MAY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • It’s the JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL against O.M.A.C in a fight to the finish! • Special crossover with this month’s FIRESTORM #9!



JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #9

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #9


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by MIKEL JANIN Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • New series writer JEFF LEMIRE introduces a new team roster and a new mission! • Featuring JOHN CONSTANTINE, ZATANNA, DEADMAN, BLACK ORCHID and more! • Constantine and the team must steal a map to the source of all magic out of the clutches of FELIX FAUST! • The first of a four-part story that will have lasting implications for the entire DC Universe.



LEGION LOST #9

LEGION LOST #9


Written by TOM DeFALCO Art and cover by PETE WOODS On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “THE CULLING” continues from this month’s SUPERBOY #9! • Even the combined powers of LEGION LOST and the TEEN TITANS won’t be enough to stop DARK HARVEST and his minions from committing mass murder! • Continues in this month’s TEEN TITANS #9.



LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #9

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #9


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by FRANCIS PORTELA Cover by STEVE LIGHTLE On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Kicking off an all-new storyline! • BRAINIAC 5 and DREAM GIRL have been abducted by the DOMINATORS...so why is the Legion refusing to rescue them? • One of the greatest LEGIONNAIRES quits!



NIGHT FORCE #3

NIGHT FORCE #3


Written by MARV WOLFMAN Art by TOM MANDRAKE Cover by LEONARDO MANCO On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T • A centuries-spanning conspiracy is revealed. • Dark forces are secretly creating a super race. • Original NIGHT FORCE member DONOVAN CAINE returns!



NIGHTWING #9

NIGHTWING #9


Written by KYLE HIGGINS Art by EDDY BARROWS, RUY JOSE and EBER FERREIRA Cover by EDDY BARROWS On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “NIGHT OF THE OWLS” continues here! • NIGHTWING faces another villain claiming to be THE TALON at City Hall as the Court of Owls’ plans go into action – but will he be able to figure out what’s going on before it’s too late?



THE RAVAGERS #1

THE RAVAGERS #1


Written by HOWARD MACKIE Art and cover by IAN CHURCHILL 1:25 Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND On sale MAY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. • First issue of a new series spinning directly out of “THE CULLING!” • FAIRCHILD, brother and sister THUNDER and LIGHTNING, the monstrous RIDGE, BEAST BOY and TERRA are being pursued by ROSE WILSON and WARBLADE, who want them dead at any cost! • No one’s survival is certain each month in THE RAVAGERS!



RED LANTERNS #9

RED LANTERNS #9


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by ED BENES and ROB HUNTER Cover by ED BENES On sale MAY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • No RED LANTERN is safe! • ATROCITUS discovers a conspiracy behind the awakening of the terror that is ABYSMUS, which threatens to kill every member of his corps!



RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #9

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #9


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “NIGHT OF THE OWLS” continues here! • The Court of Owls is attacking, and the last person in the world you’d expect to answer Batman’s call to arms is the RED HOOD! • Also featuring MR. FREEZE!



RESURRECTION MAN #9

RESURRECTION MAN #9


Written by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING Art by FERNANDO DAGNINO Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • Continued from this month’s SUICIDE SQUAD #9! • AMANDA WALLER and the SUICIDE SQUAD want MITCH SHELLEY’S seemingly indestructible body in the worst way possible – and that’s how they’ll probably wind up getting it!



THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #9

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #9


Written by ROB LIEFELD and MARK POULTON Art by JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERT Cover by ROB LIEFELD On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Welcome the new creative team of ROB LIEFELD, MARK POULTON, JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERT! • Introducing the evil XERXES! • It’s HAWKMAN the savage warrior – as you’ve never seen him before!



SUPERBOY #9

SUPERBOY #9


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN Cover by IAN CHURCHILL On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “THE CULLING” continues here from this month’s TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #1 and leading into LEGION LOST #9! • SUPERBOY vs. ROSE WILSON – round two! • The shocking debut of the all-new WARBLADE!



SUPERGIRL #9

SUPERGIRL #9


Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • SUPERGIRL aids the new SILVER BANSHEE against her father, the deadly BLACK BANSHEE! • Supergirl finds out about her weakness to magic – the hard way!



THE SHADE #8

THE SHADE #8


Written by JAMES ROBINSON Art by JILL THOMPSON Cover by TONY HARRIS 1:10 Variant cover by JILL THOMPSON On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, 8 of 12, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more details. • A “TIMES PAST” issue! • The Shade encounters a family member in trouble and an evil cult as he uncovers more about his family than he’d hoped. • Guest art by JILL THOMPSON!



SUPERMAN #9

SUPERMAN #9


Written by KEITH GIFFEN and DAN JURGENS Art by DAN JURGENS and JESUS MERINO Cover by IVAN REIS and OCLAIR ALBERT 1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS On sale MAY23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • SUPERMAN faces new supervillainess MASOCHIST! • How can Superman fight an opponent he can’t touch? • LOIS LANE faces a turning point in her career as a journalist.



SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #1

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #1


Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER Art by PERE PEREZ Cover by GARY FRANK On sale MAY 2 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • The SMALLVILLE story continues in this new ongoing series! • Based on the hit CW show! • Find out what happened after CLARK KENT puts on the costume.



SUICIDE SQUAD #9

SUICIDE SQUAD #9


Written by ADAM GLASS Art by FERNANDO DAGNINO Cover by KEN LASHLEY On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • Part one of a crossover with RESURRECTION MAN! • DEADSHOT, the marksman with a death wish, battles the unkillable RESURRECTION MAN… it’s gonna get violent! • Continued in this month’s RESURRECTION MAN #9!



STORMWATCH #9

STORMWATCH #9


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art and cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA 1:25 B&W Variant cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA On sale MAY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • New writer PETER MILLIGAN comes aboard! • APOLLO and MIDNIGHT battle RED LANTERN SKALLOX! • V-MAN’S connection to STORMWATCH is revealed – and it’s a doozy!



SWAMP THING #9

SWAMP THING #9


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by YANICK PAQUETTE and MARCO RUDY Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE 1:25 Variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE On sale MAY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • SWAMP THING battles his way through the BONE KINGDOM to take on SETHE and his servants! • This issue lays the groundwork for the debut of a classic Swamp Thing villain and the beginning of the next phase for this series.



TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #1

TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #1


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL and TOM DeFALCO Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND On sale MAY 2 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T • “THE CULLING” begins here! • It’s the TEEN TITANS vs. THE LEGION LOST one mile beneath the Antarctic in the chamber of horrors known as the Crucible! • Continued in this month’s SUPERBOY #9, LEGION LOST #9 and TEEN TITANS #9!



TEEN TITANS #9

TEEN TITANS #9


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYER Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND 1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “THE CULLING” finale! • THE TEEN TITANS and THE LEGION LOST duke it out with N.O.W.H.E.R.E. and the madman known as Harvest to stop the slaughter of innocent children. • This issue leads directly into this month’s RAVAGERS #1! • Continued from TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #1 SUPERBOY #9 and LEGION LOST #9!



VOODOO #9

VOODOO #9


Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON Art by SAMI BASRI Cover by PAULO SIQUEIRA On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • A new direction for VOODOO starts now! • Pris is forced to confront exactly what she has become after being experimented on by the DAEMONITES. • Compelled to search for other victims like her, she’s offered a deal by the BLACK RAZORS…but wherever way she turns, it’s guaranteed more blood will be on her hands.



WORLDS’ FINEST #1

WORLDS’ FINEST #1


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by GEORGE PEREZ, SCOTT KOBLISH and KEVIN MAGUIRE Cover by GEORGE PEREZ 1:25 Variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE On sale MAY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. • New ongoing series featuring POWER GIRL and HUNTRESS of Earth 2! • PAUL LEVITZ teams with amazing artists GEORGE PEREZ and KEVIN MAGUIRE. • Discover why these two heroes are stranded on our Earth – and what it means for the heroes of the DC Universe.



WONDER WOMAN #9

WONDER WOMAN #9


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO and CLIFF CHIANG Art and cover by CLIFF CHIANG 1:25 B&W Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • WONDER WOMAN continues to battle through HADES in hopes of rescuing the only friend she has left. • What is APOLLO trying to convince ARES of? Whatever it is, you can bet it’s bad news for Wonder Woman!



BATMAN AND ROBIN VOL. 1: BORN TO KILL HC

BATMAN AND ROBIN VOL. 1: BORN TO KILL HC


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY On sale JULY 4 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US • The hit DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series is collected for the first time! • BATMAN and DAMIAN – the new Robin – are driven apart by the insidious NOBODY! • Collects the new BATMAN AND ROBIN #1-8!



BATGIRL VOL. 1: THE DARKEST REFLECTION HC

BATGIRL VOL. 1: THE DARKEST REFLECTION HC


Written by GAIL SIMONE Art by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES Cover by ADAM HUGHES On sale JULY 11 • 144 pg, FC, $22.99 US • The hit DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series that brought BARBARA GORDON back as Batgirl is collected for the first time! • Collects the new BATGIRL #1-6!



BATMAN: ILLUSTRATED BY NEAL ADAMS VOL. 1 TP

BATMAN: ILLUSTRATED BY NEAL ADAMS VOL. 1 TP


Written by VARIOUS Art by NEAL ADAMS, DICK GIORDANO and others Cover by NEAL ADAMS On sale JUNE 27 • 240 pg, FC, $24.99 US • Early Batman tales by legendary artist NEAL ADAMS! • Includes stories written by Bob Haney, Cary Bates and more. • Collects stories from WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #175 and 176 and THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #79-85.



BIRDS OF PREY: END RUN TP

BIRDS OF PREY: END RUN TP


Written by GAIL SIMONE Art by ED BENES, ALVIN LEE, ADRIANA MELO and others Cover by ED BENES On sale JUNE 13 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • The BIRDS OF PREY are forced to save one of GOTHAM CITY’S worst criminals to save his life from an unspeakable horror! • Collects BIRDS OF PREY #1-6.



FIRST WAVE TP

FIRST WAVE TP


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art by RAGS MORALES and PHIL NOTO Cover by J.G. JONES On sale JUNE 20 • 256 pg, FC, $24.99 US • DOC SAVAGE, THE SPIRIT and BATMAN battle an evil cabal bent on world domination! • Collects FIRST WAVE #1-6 and BATMAN/DOC SAVAGE #1!



FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. VOL. 1: WAR OF THE MONSTERS TP

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. VOL. 1: WAR OF THE MONSTERS TP


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI Cover by J.G. JONES On sale JUNE 20 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • Collecting the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series! • It’s all-out war as Frankenstein and his new field team, THE CREATURE COMMANDOS, uncover an age-old conspiracy at the heart of Bone Lake! • Collects the new FRANKENSTEIN: AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #1-7!



GOTHAM CITY SIRENS: STRANGE FRUIT TP

GOTHAM CITY SIRENS: STRANGE FRUIT TP


Written by TONY BEDARD and PETER CALLOWAY Art by ANDRES GUINALDO and LEE GARBETT Cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale JUNE 27 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • Secrets from the “RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE” affect the Sirens, setting them against each other! • Collects GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #14-19!



GREEN LANTERN CORPS: REVOLT OF THE ALPHA LANTERNS TP

GREEN LANTERN CORPS: REVOLT OF THE ALPHA LANTERNS TP


Written by STERLING GATES and TONY BEDARD Art by ARDIAN SYAF, NELSON DeCASTRO and others Cover by ARDIAN SYAF On sale JUNE 6 • 176 pg, FC, $14.99 US • In the wake of BLACKEST NIGHT and the dawn of BRIGHTEST DAY, the Alpha Lanterns seek to force JOHN STEWART, KYLE RAYNER and GANTHET to join their ranks! • Collected from GREEN LANTERN CORPS #21-22 and 48-52!



INFINITY INC.: THE GENERATIONS SAGA VOL. 2 HC

INFINITY INC.: THE GENERATIONS SAGA VOL. 2 HC


Written by ROY THOMAS and DANN THOMAS Art by JERRY ORDWAY, TODD McFARLANE and others Cover by JERRY ORDWAY On sale JULY 18 • 384 pg, FC, $39.99 US • The mysterious Stream of Ruthlessness forces INFINITY INC. to battle the JSA – while the Ultra-Humanite waits to destroy the winning team! • Collecting INFINITY INC. #5-18 and INFINITY INC. ANNUAL #1.



JUSTICE TP

JUSTICE TP


Written by JIM KRUEGER and ALEX ROSS Art by ALEX ROSS and DOUG BRAITHWAITE Cover by ALEX ROSS On sale JUNE 13 • 384 pg, FC, $29.99 US • The Legion of Doom — led by LEX LUTHOR and BRAINIAC — band together to save the world after a shared vision of the Earth’s demise. • Collecting the best-selling 12-issue series!



LEGION OF SUPERHEROES VOL. 1: HOSTILE WORLD TP

LEGION OF SUPERHEROES VOL. 1: HOSTILE WORLD TP


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by FRANCIS PORTELA Cover by KARL KERSCHL On sale JUNE 27 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • Collecting the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series! • After the worst disaster in Legion history, the LEGION ACADEMY must help the team rebuild – while a threat of almost unstoppable power is rising at the edge of DOMINATOR space! • Collects the new LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #1-7!



MISTER TERRIFIC VOL. 1: MIND GAMES TP

MISTER TERRIFIC VOL. 1: MIND GAMES TP


Written by ERIC WALLACE Art by GIANLUCA GUGLIOTTA, WAYNE FAUCHER, SCOTT CLARK and DAVE BEATY Cover by J.G. JONES On sale JUNE 13 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US • Collecting the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series! • Introducing the electrifying new villain BRAINSTORM, who is determined to bring Los Angeles to its knees – beginning with MICHAEL HOLT! • Collects the new MISTER TERRIFIC #1-8 – the entire NEW 52 series!



NIGHT FORCE TP

NIGHT FORCE TP


Written by MARV WOLFMAN • Art by GENE COLAN and BOB SMITH Cover by GENE COLAN and DICK GIORDANO On sale JUNE 6 • 360 pg, FC, $29.99 US • BARON WINTERS assembles the granddaughter of DRACULA’S greatest foe, a timelost warrior and a parapsychologist to battle an occult evil! • Collects NIGHT FORCE #1-14, the 1982 series from the creative team behind Tomb of Dracula.



RED LANTERNS VOL. 1: BLOOD AND RAGE TP

RED LANTERNS VOL. 1: BLOOD AND RAGE TP


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by ED BENES, ROB HUNTER and DIEGO BERNARD Cover by ED BENES On sale JUNE 6 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • The hit DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series starring the characters from GREEN LANTERN: RAGE OF THE RED LANTERNS is collected for the first time! • Red Lantern leader ATROCITUS needs a lieutenant – but does he dare assign that role to the deadly, beautiful BLEEZ? • Collects the new RED LANTERNS #1-7!



SUPERMAN: KRYPTONITE NEVERMORE TP

SUPERMAN: KRYPTONITE NEVERMORE TP


Written by DENNIS O’NEIL Art by CURT SWAN and MURPHY ANDERSON Cover by NEAL ADAMS On sale JUNE 27 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US • The legendary tale that reinvented Superman for the 1970s is reprinted in trade paperback! • Collects SUPERMAN #233-238 and 240-242!



SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SHOWCASE VOL. 1 TP

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SHOWCASE VOL. 1 TP


Written by VARIOUS • Art by VARIOUS Cover by GIL KANE and BERNARD SACHS On sale JUNE 20 • 544 pg, B&W, $19.99 US • DC’s legendary try-out title is reprinted from the start for the first time! • Includes the debuts of the Silver Age FLASH, THE CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN and ADAM STRANGE! • Collects SHOWCASE #1-21!



SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY VOL. 2 TP

SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY VOL. 2 TP


Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by PASCAL FERRY, YANICK PAQUETTE, DOUG MAHNKE, FRAZER IRVING, RYAN SOOK, J.H. WILLIAMS III and others Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale JUNE 13 • 400 pg, FC, $29.99 US • As these heroes learn their place in the DC Universe, they must battle the alien threat of THE SHEEDA! • Collects MISTER MIRACLE #1-4, BULLETEER #1-4, ZATANNA #4, KLARION #4, FRANKENSTEIN #1-4 and SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY #1!



STATIC SHOCK VOL. 1: SUPERCHARGED TP

STATIC SHOCK VOL. 1: SUPERCHARGED TP


Written by SCOTT McDANIEL, JOHN ROZUM and MARC BERNARDIN Art by SCOTT McDANIEL, ANDY OWENS and JONATHAN GLAPION Cover by SCOTT McDANIEL On sale JUNE 20 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US • Collecting the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series! • When high school student VIRGIL HAWKINS relocates to New York City, he’ll have to battle a whole new kind of evil in the form of the Slate Gang, Piranha and more! • Collects the new STATIC SHOCK #1-8 – the entire NEW 52 series!



WONDER WOMAN ARCHIVES VOL. 7 HC

WONDER WOMAN ARCHIVES VOL. 7 HC


Written by WILLIAM MOULTON MARSTON, ROBERT KANIGHER and JOYCE MURCHISON Art and cover by HARRY G. PETER ADVANCE SOLICIT • On sale OCTOBER 24 • 224 pg, FC, $59.99 US • Stories from 1946 pit WONDER WOMAN against Dr. Psycho, King Pluto and German spy Paula von Gunther! • Collects WONDER WOMAN #16-18 and stories from SENSATION COMICS #50-57!



GREEN LANTERN ANIMATED #2

GREEN LANTERN ANIMATED #2


Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • Hal Jordan and Kilowog patrol the limits of the galaxy in their “borrowed” Green Lantern ship! • Has Hal learned the lessons Kilowog’s been teaching him? We’ll find out as they run into an old foe: the Invisible Destroyer!



DIABLO #4

DIABLO #4


Written by AARON WILLIAMS Art and cover by JOSEPH LACROIX On sale MAY 30 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 5 • $2.99 US • Continuing the story based on the hit video game! • JACOB, armed with the SWORD OF JUSTICE continues his quest to discover the source of the rage plague near STAALBREAK! • If left unchecked, this evil may threaten all of SANCTUARY!



EPIC MAD TP

EPIC MAD TP


Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS On sale MAY 2 • 128 pg, FC, 8.125” x 10.5”, $12.99 US The Usual Gang of Idiots is at it again – and this time, they’ve come up with the new EPIC MAD TP! Ripped from the pages of the magazine that inspired the hit Cartoon Network show, this new collection features some of the oddest and most stupid and ridiculous MAD articles ever! Including are classic spoofs of: • Star Wars! • Sponge Bob Square Pants! • Zombies! • History’s Most Famous Bloggers! • Lemony Snicket! Plus Spy vs. Spy, Planet Tad, and more!



SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #1

SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #1


Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR On sale MAY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • Superman’s closest allies take the stage like you have never seen before, from the Eisner Award-winning team of Art Baltazar and Franco (TINY TITANS)! • Don’t miss the action-packed, history-making, supe radventure awesomeness!! • Classic Superman elements reinterpreted for all ages with the humor that only the creative team of TINY TITANS can bring!



SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #21

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #21


Written by SCOTT GROSS Art and cover by SCOTT GROSS On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • Scooby-Doo and the rest of the gang have another exciting mystery to solve! • Can the gang get to the bottom of the haunted stadium in time for kickoff?



TINY TITANS: GROWING UP TINY TP

TINY TITANS: GROWING UP TINY TP


Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR On sale JUNE 13 • 128 pg, FC, $12.99 US • A new volume of the Eisner Award-winning series, including lots o’ Crocs, a super-speedster race, young Bizarros in love and the Crossing Patrol Boys of Doom! • Collects TINY TITANS #39-44!



YOUNG JUSTICE #16

YOUNG JUSTICE #16


Written by KEVIN HOPPS and GREG WEISMAN Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES On sale MAY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • Robin, Kid Flash and Artemis fight crime with their adult counterparts! • Guest starring Batman, The Flash and Green Arrow! • First part of a new storyline.



FAIREST #3

FAIREST #3


Written by BILL WILLINGHAM Art by PHIL JIMENEZ and ANDY LANNING Cover by ADAM HUGHES On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS We want this third issue to be really big, so let’s have Briar Rose and Ali Baba captured by the Snow Queen! And let’s throw in seven good fairy godmothers and one really, really bad one. Let’s have dire curses and desperate fights and comic asides. Let’s show the consequences of attempting a second uninvited kiss. Basically let’s have everything in this but the kitchen sink. No, wait – let’s throw the kitchen sink in too!



HELLBLAZER VOL. 3: THE FEAR MACHINE TP NEW EDITION

HELLBLAZER VOL. 3: THE FEAR MACHINE TP NEW EDITION


Written by JAMIE DELANO • Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM, RICHARD PIERS RAYNER and others • Cover by DAVID FINCH On sale JUNE 20 • 240 pg, FC, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS In these tales from HELLBLAZER #14-22, Constantine finds himself encamped with a new-age pagan group that’s tapping into their own psychic abilities — but a defense contractor is out to exploit their powers.



AMERICAN VAMPIRE #27

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #27


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by ROGER CRUZ Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE On sale MAY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS “The Nocturnes” concludes here! Calvin Poole is a haunted man with a secret, but it’s nothing compared to the secret he uncovers in a small Southern town. Plus, a major character steps back onto the stage!



DMZ VOL. 12: THE FIVE NATIONS OF NEW YORK TP

DMZ VOL. 12: THE FIVE NATIONS OF NEW YORK TP


Written by BRIAN WOOD • Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI • Cover by BRIAN WOOD On sale JUNE 6 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS In this final DMZ collection featuring issues #67-72 of the acclaimed series, Matty’s seen to it that everyone’s voice is being heard, but will the social order in New York City devolve into anarchy, or is there a new New York to be discovered underneath the rubble of the old?



FABLES #117

FABLES #117


Written by BILL WILLINGHAM Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and STEVE LEIALOHA Backup story art by SHAWN McMANUS Cover by JOAO RUAS On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Therese has been missing for days now, leaving Snow and Bigby frantic. If that weren’t bad enough, now Dare can’t be found either! What’s there to do but turn all of Fabletown and all of The Farm upside down and organize a search party? And in the backup story, the revolution in Oz has been called off. Why? Well, it may have to do with the fact that someone went and hanged their leader. Don’t you hate when that happens?



HELLBLAZER #291

HELLBLAZER #291


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Guest art by GAEL BERTRAND Cover by SIMON BISLEY On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS For years John Constantine has been tormented by his evil, Hell-dwelling twin. But now, seeing what a mess his niece Gemma is still in because of this doppelganger, he decides to take action. Sweet(ish) revenge, a diabolical church, an old lover, a human sacrifice and a nifty poison dart gun feature in this epilogue to “Another Season in Hell.”



iZOMBIE #25

iZOMBIE #25


Written by CHRIS ROBERSON • Art and cover by MICHAEL ALLRED On sale MAY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Ever since Gwen came back from the dead as a zombie, she’s been hearing cryptic hints about something bad on the way. Well, now it’s here, and Gwen and her friends are right in the middle of it. After this, nothing will be the same – especially between Gwen and her ex-monster hunter boyfriend Horatio.



NEIL GAIMAN’S MIDNIGHT DAYS DELUXE EDITION HC

NEIL GAIMAN’S MIDNIGHT DAYS DELUXE EDITION HC


Written by NEIL GAIMAN and MATT WAGNER Art by DAVE McKEAN, TEDDY KRISTIANSEN, STEPHEN BISSETTE, JOHN TOTLEBEN, MIKE MIGNOLA and others Cover by DAVE McKEAN On sale JULY 11 • 176 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS The classic collection of Vertigo tales from New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman is collected in hardcover for the first time! Providing tantalizing glimpses into the fantastical worlds he would create and nurture, NEIL GAIMAN’S MIDNIGHT DAYS collects some of the accomplished author’s earliest work. These tales star the Golden Age Sandman, Morpheus, Swamp Thing and John Constantine, from SWAMP THING ANNUAL #5, SANDMAN MIDNIGHT THEATRE, HELLBLAZER #27, WELCOME BACK TO THE HOUSE OF MYSTERY #1 and more!



MYSTERY IN SPACE #1

MYSTERY IN SPACE #1


Written by PAUL POPE, KYLE BAKER, ANDY DIGGLE , ROBERT RODI, NNEDI OKORAFOR, MICHAEL ALLRED, ANN NOCENTI, MING DOYLE and STEVE ORLANDO Art by PAUL POPE, MICHAEL ALLRED, KYLE BAKER, MING DOYLE, DAVIDE GIANFELICE, SEBASTIAN FUMARA and others Cover by RYAN SOOK 1:10 Variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED Retails: This issue will arrive in stores with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for details. One-shot • On sale MAY 2 • 80 pg, FC, $7.99 US • MATURE READERS This one-shot anthology is loaded with unsettling short stories that will hijack your imagination and take you to strange, mysterious places. Journey to the edge of the abyss with Michael Allred! Arrive in the middle of an intergalactic space heist with Paul Pope! Plus: Broken hearts will be cryogenically frozen, a zero-gravity menage á trois will be compromised by aliens, and solar systems will spiral out of control when top comics talents and exciting newcomers collide!



NEW DEADWARDIANS #3

NEW DEADWARDIANS #3


Written by DAN ABNETT Art and cover by I.N.J. CULBARD On sale MAY 30 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 8, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Investigating the chilling “Murder That Should Not Be,” Inspector Suttle is obliged to visit the East End of London’s notorious and dangerous Zone-B. It’s the last refuge of the living, where the poor, the free-thinking, the artistic, the liberal and the undoubtedly mortal live surrounded by the fenced-off restless horror. What secrets will Suttle learn there about the case and himself?



SAUCER COUNTRY #3

SAUCER COUNTRY #3


Written by PAUL CORNELL Art and cover by RYAN KELLY On sale MAY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Hypno-regression therapy, cutting edge aviation technology, and an abduction by rabbits! Things are getting really strange on the campaign trail in New Mexico, and Governor Alvarado is beginning to wonder: Has everyone in this state been “abducted by aliens”? The book we like to call “The West Wing meets The X-Files” ramps up as we meet the enemy and get a look into their big, black eyes…



SCALPED #59

SCALPED #59


Written by JASON AARON Art by R.M. GUERA Cover by JOCK On sale MAY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS It’s the penultimate issue of the award-winning, critically acclaimed series and it all comes down to this: a Mexican stand-off like you’ve never seen before.



SWEET TOOTH #33

SWEET TOOTH #33


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE On sale MAY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS A very special issue of SWEET TOOTH as we check in on “The Continuing Adventures of The Big Man and The Little Boy.” It’s a children’s story unlike any other – and a major step forward in the series. This issue will be printed in a special sideways format.



THE UNWRITTEN #37

THE UNWRITTEN #37


Written by MIKE CAREY Art by PETER GROSS Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS A year after The War of Words and nearly unbearable tragedy and loss, Tom Taylor’s life is finally coming together. But the real world and fictional world are both in turmoil, and the damage seems to be spreading. Before he can hope to heal it, Tom will need to find “The Wound,” part 1 of 4. It’s the start of a brand-new storyline in a psychologically postapocalyptic world disconnected from the power of Leviathan and the manipulation of the Cabal. Fiction is up for grabs and Tom Taylor stands at the center of that battle!



DOMINIQUE LAVEAU, VOODOO CHILD #3

DOMINIQUE LAVEAU, VOODOO CHILD #3


Written by SELWYN SEYFU HINDS Art by DENYS COWAN and JOHN FLOYD Cover by RAFAEL GRAMPA On sale MAY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Dominique comes face to face with her mysterious pursuers from the Voodoo Court; a deadly enemy takes the first step toward becoming her ally; and she finally learns of the age-old supernatural civil war that’s been rippling beneath the fabric of New Orleans... and her place in the middle of the madness. But it may all be too little too late when the Voodoo war god Ogun shows up to put her to the ultimate test.



BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY: DELUXE ACTION FIGURES

BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY: DELUXE 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 when he faces the ferocious Killer Croc and lethal Mr. Freeze! Based on the blockbuster video game published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, developed by Rocksteady Studios, and licensed by DC Entertainment. Mister Freeze – 7.25” h Killer Croc – 9.5” h * Action Figures * PI • On Sale June 6, 2012



JUSTICE LEAGUE: GREEN LANTERN AND AQUAMAN ACTION FIGURES

JUSTICE LEAGUE: GREEN LANTERN AND AQUAMAN ACTION FIGURES


Green Lantern – 6.75” h Aquaman – 6.75” h DC Comics – The New DC 52 was THE entertainment story of 2011! After the acclaimed release of the first figure comes the next wave of figures in the ongoing line based on Geoff Johns and Jim Lee’s best-selling JUSTICE LEAGUE! Wielding a weapon of immense power for justice, comes Hal Jordan, the Green Lantern — and from the depths of the ocean comes the King of Atlantis, Aquaman — both featuring a unique take on the classic costume as designed by Lee * Action Figures * PI • On Sale June 27, 2012



BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY: DELUXE ACTION FIGURES

BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY: DELUXE 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 when he faces the ferocious Killer Croc and lethal Mr. Freeze! Based on the blockbuster video game published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, developed by Rocksteady Studios, and licensed by DC Entertainment. Mister Freeze – 7.25” h Killer Croc – 9.5” h * Action Figures * PI • On Sale June 6, 2012



GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES: ATROCITUS STATUE

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES: ATROCITUS STATUE


SCULPTED BY DAVE CORTES FROM THE UPCOMING CARTOON NETWORK SHOW! With blood and rage of crimson red, comes a maquette to place above your bed! From the upcoming Green Lantern animated series comes the powerful and vengeful Red Lantern, Atrocitus! No collection can be complete without this fearsome foe! Measuring approximately 8.25” high x 8” wide x 6” deep, this hand-painted, coldcast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box. Limited Edition. RESOLICIT - $125.00 US • On Sale June 13, 2012



AME-COMI BLACK FLASH PVC FIGURE

AME-COMI BLACK FLASH PVC FIGURE


DEATH STRIKES FASTER THAN LIGHTNING! AME-COMI BLACK FLASH PVC FIGURE DESIGNED BY JIM FLETCHER SCULPTED BY JACK MATHEWS Black Flash mysteriously appears as an omen of impending doom for any member of the Flash family of speedsters that tap into the Speed Force. Packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook, this non-articulated PVC statue stands approximately 9” high and includes a display base. $70.00 US • On Sale June 13, 2012



JUSTICE LEAGUE: GREEN LANTERN AND AQUAMAN ACTION FIGURES

JUSTICE LEAGUE: GREEN LANTERN AND AQUAMAN ACTION FIGURES


Green Lantern – 6.75” h Aquaman – 6.75” h DC Comics – The New DC 52 was THE entertainment story of 2011! After the acclaimed release of the first figure comes the next wave of figures in the ongoing line based on Geoff Johns and Jim Lee’s best-selling JUSTICE LEAGUE! Wielding a weapon of immense power for justice, comes Hal Jordan, the Green Lantern — and from the depths of the ocean comes the King of Atlantis, Aquaman — both featuring a unique take on the classic costume as designed by Lee * Action Figures * PI • On Sale June 27, 2012



THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: BUSTS

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: BUSTS


Before the blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters in July, be the first to own these incredibly detailed busts straight from Gotham City! These life-like collectibles capture the essence of Batman and two of his greatest foes—Bane and Catwoman! Bane – 6.5” h Catwoman – 6” h Batman – 6.25” h *Each Sold Separately * $80.00 US • On Sale June 20, 2012



THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: 1:6 SCALE ICON STATUES

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: 1:6 SCALE ICON STATUES


Before the blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters in July, be the first to own these incredibly detailed busts straight from Gotham City! These life-like collectibles capture the essence of Batman and two of his greatest foes—Bane and Catwoman! Bane – 12.5” h Catwoman – 7” h Batman – 13” h *Each Sold Separately * $129.99 US • On Sale June 20, 2012



THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: BUSTS

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: BUSTS


Before the blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters in July, be the first to own these incredibly detailed busts straight from Gotham City! These life-like collectibles capture the essence of Batman and two of his greatest foes—Bane and Catwoman! Bane – 6.5” h Catwoman – 6” h Batman – 6.25” h *Each Sold Separately * $80.00 US • On Sale June 20, 2012



THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: 1:6 SCALE ICON STATUES

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: 1:6 SCALE ICON STATUES


Before the blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters in July, be the first to own these incredibly detailed busts straight from Gotham City! These life-like collectibles capture the essence of Batman and two of his greatest foes—Bane and Catwoman! Bane – 12.5” h Catwoman – 7” h Batman – 13” h *Each Sold Separately * $129.99 US • On Sale June 20, 2012



THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: BUSTS

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: BUSTS


Before the blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters in July, be the first to own these incredibly detailed busts straight from Gotham City! These life-like collectibles capture the essence of Batman and two of his greatest foes—Bane and Catwoman! Bane – 6.5” h Catwoman – 6” h Batman – 6.25” h *Each Sold Separately * $80.00 US • On Sale June 20, 2012



THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: 1:6 SCALE ICON STATUES

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: 1:6 SCALE ICON STATUES


Before the blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters in July, be the first to own these incredibly detailed busts straight from Gotham City! These life-like collectibles capture the essence of Batman and two of his greatest foes—Bane and Catwoman! Bane – 12.5” h Catwoman – 7” h Batman – 13” h *Each Sold Separately * $129.99 US • On Sale June 20, 2012