DC Comics Solicitations - On Sale Sep 2012

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BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS #3

BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS #3


Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI Backup story written by LEN WEIN Art and cover by JAE LEE Backup story art by JOHN HIGGINS 1:25 Variant cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. “If a man has the opportunity to do good, he’s obliged to take it.” Plus: The latest chapter in the CRIMSON CORSAIR backup adventure from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.



BEFORE WATCHMEN: SILK SPECTRE #3

BEFORE WATCHMEN: SILK SPECTRE #3


Written by DARWYN COOKE and AMANDA CONNER Backup story written by LEN WEIN Art and cover by AMANDA CONNER Backup story art by JOHN HIGGINS 1:25 Variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, 3 of 4, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. “San Francisco, baby. The best part of the trip...is the trip.” Plus: The latest chapter in the CRIMSON CORSAIR backup adventure from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.



BEFORE WATCHMEN: COMEDIAN #3

BEFORE WATCHMEN: COMEDIAN #3


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Backup story written by LEN WEIN Art and cover by J.G. JONES Backup story art by JOHN HIGGINS 1:25 Variant cover by JOHN PAUL LEON On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. “I am a blood brother.” Plus: The latest chapter in the CRIMSON CORSAIR backup adventure from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.



BATWING #0

BATWING #0


Written by JUDD WINICK Art by MARCUS TO and RYAN WINN Cover by MARCUS TO On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Batwing has been chosen as one of Batman’s main allies…but is he worthy? • Guest-starring Batman!



ALL-STAR WESTERN #0

ALL-STAR WESTERN #0


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by MORITAT Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ • How did Hex get his scar? • Jonah Hex’s early life is accounted for...and it’s plenty ugly!



ACTION COMICS #0

ACTION COMICS #0


Written by GRANT MORRISON Backup story written by SHOLLY FISCH Art and cover by BEN OLIVER Backup story art by CAFU Variant cover by RAGS MORALES 1:100 B&W Variant cover by BEN OLIVER On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 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. • Don’t miss “The Boy Who Stole Superman’s Cape” • Grant Morrison weaves the history of Clark Kent’s early days in Metropolis! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



AQUAMAN #0

AQUAMAN #0


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO 1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 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. • It’s the first appearance of Atlantis – and Aquaman’s first encounter with Atlanteans! • How will this story of Arthur’s past set the stage for his future? Find out here!



BATGIRL #0

BATGIRL #0


Written by GAIL SIMONE Art and cover by ED BENES On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • How did Barbara first become Batgirl? What led to her to don the cape and cowl? • Witness Barbara Gordon’s shocking injury and her inspiring drive to recover and walk again!



ANIMAL MAN #0

ANIMAL MAN #0


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art and cover by STEVE PUGH On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • What is the secret history of Animal Man? • Learn how Buddy got his powers! • Plus: A terrible secret is revealed as “Rotworld” draws closer!



BLUE BEETLE #0

BLUE BEETLE #0


Written by TONY BEDARD and KEITH GIFFEN Art and cover by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYER On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Where was the Scarab before it merged with the current Blue Beetle, Jaime Reyes?



BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #6

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #6


Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS Art by JORGE JIMENEZ Cover by DAVE WILKINS On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • These stories are in print for the first time after appearing online. • ROBIN takes the spotlight in a solo adventure • It’s fight club – PENGUIN style! • BANE vs. SOLOMON GRUNDY in a caged death match



BATMAN #0

BATMAN #0


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Backup story written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION Backup story art by ANDY CLARKE Cover by GREG CAPULLO Variant cover by ANDY CLARKE 1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO “We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover available On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information. • Bruce Wayne has returned from his worldwide quest to take the law into his own hands! • This issue reveals the early steps of building everything that surrounds Batman – the costume, the cave, the car, the gadgets! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #8

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #8


Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN, DEREK FRIDOLFS, HOWARD PORTER and NORM BREYFOGLE Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • These stories are in print for the first time after appearing online. • With BRUCE WAYNE hospitalized, terrorists strike at Gotham City! • THE LEAGUE returns from APOKOLIPS in defeat and must prepare for a last stand against KOBRA!



BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #0

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #0


Written by GREGG HURWITZ Art and cover by DAVID FINCH 1:25 Variant cover by DAVID FINCH On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 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. • Batman takes on the most important case of his career as a detective – who murdered his parents? • Meet Joe Chill and explore the epic conspiracy to wipe out the Wayne family!



BATMAN, INCORPORATED #0

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #0


Written by GRANT MORRISON and CHRIS BURNHAM Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM Variant cover by AARON KUDER 1:100 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $3.99 Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. • Batman, Incorporated wants you! • Batman has a war to fight, but first he must recruit an army to combat the menace of Leviathan. • See how The Dark Knight assembled his lieutenants!



BATMAN AND ROBIN #0

BATMAN AND ROBIN #0


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Damian’s complicated relationship with his mother, Talia al Ghul, takes center stage. • Bred to kill and not to care, this is the birth of an assassin!



BATWOMAN #0

BATWOMAN #0


Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III 1:25 B&W Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 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. • See how Kate Kane shed her life of excess and disgrace to become the costumed vigilante known as Batwoman! • Has she truly put her demons to rest?



BIRDS OF PREY #0

BIRDS OF PREY #0


Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Art by ROMANO MOLENAAR Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • The first meeting of Black Canary and Batgirl…is not at all what you expect! • After Team 7, how did the Birds of Prey come to be?



CAPTAIN ATOM #0

CAPTAIN ATOM #0


Written by J.T. KRUL Art and cover by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE • Captain Nathaniel Adam volunteers for a dangerous experiment that will make him one of the most powerful heroes in the DC Universe! • How much can man lose before he is no longer human?



CATWOMAN #0

CATWOMAN #0


Written by JUDD WINICK Art by RAFA SANDOVAL Cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • The secret origin of Selina Kyle! • Major shocks are in store for Catwoman this year – and this is just the beginning!



DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #0

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #0


Written by TONY BEDARD, JAMES ROBINSON, ROB LIEFELD and DAN DIDIO Art by CAFU, MARAT MYCHAELS, TOM DERENICK, ERIC BATTLE and others Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 64 pg, FC, $5.99 US • RATED T • Five all-new adventures featuring the Blackhawks’ Mother Machine, Hawk and Dove, Mister Terrific and O.M.A.C. in this super-sized issue! • Featuring the beginning of storylines that will play out across the entire New 52!



DIAL H #0

DIAL H #0


Written by CHINA MIEVILLE Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • One of the first users of the H Dial learns a horrible secret that spells certain doom for the future!



DEMON KNIGHTS #0

DEMON KNIGHTS #0


Written by PAUL CORNELL Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Deep in the past of The New 52, Etrigan the Demon and Jason Blood struggle against Merlin and Lucifer! • The horrible curse that unite them is revealed!



DEATHSTROKE #0

DEATHSTROKE #0


Written by ROB LIEFELD Art and cover by ROB LIEFELD On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • What horrors led Slade Wilson to become Deathstroke – the most dangerous killer in the world? • More on the history of Team 7 and the first appearance of a fan-favorite character in The New 52!



DETECTIVE COMICS #0

DETECTIVE COMICS #0


Written by GREGG HURWITZ Art by TONY DANIEL and RICHARD FRIEND Backup story art by SZYMON KUDRANSKI Cover by TONY S. DANIEL and RICHARD FRIEND 1:25 B&W Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL and RICHARD FRIEND On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • Discover how young Bruce Wayne learned to wield the martial arts, and how a major villain was introduced into his life. This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



EARTH 2 #0

EARTH 2 #0


Written by JAMES ROBINSON Art by TOMAS GIORELLO Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO 1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 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. • It’s the tragic origin of Earth 2’s greatest villain! • Don’t miss Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman in action on Earth 2!



THE FLASH #0

THE FLASH #0


Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL 1:25 B&W cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 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. • At last, it’s the origin of The Flash! • The loss of his mother put Barry Allen on the road to becoming a hero, but only when he gains his powers will he understand her most important lesson.



FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #0

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #0


Written by MATT KINDT Art and cover by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and WAYNE FAUCHER On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Frankenstein meets his maker…literally! • Learn how Frankenstein was recruited by S.H.A.D.E. • What does the future hold for S.H.A.D.E.?



THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #0

THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #0


Written by JOE HARRIS Art and cover by YILDIRAY CINAR and MARLO ALQUIZA On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Jason Rusch and Ronnie Raymond try to return to civilian life after losing the power of the Firestorm Protocols…but when danger threatens them, will they be able to survive? • Is this the end of Firestorm?



GREEN ARROW #0

GREEN ARROW #0


Written by JUDD WINICK Art by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II and ROB HUNTER Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Oliver Queen is young, rich and reckless…what could possibly go wrong? • Discover the events leading up to the birth of Green Arrow, and Ollie’s history with Roy Harper!



G.I. COMBAT #0

G.I. COMBAT #0


Written by JUSTIN GRAY, JIMMY PALMIOTTI and J.T. KRUL Art by STAZ JOHNSON and ARIEL OLIVETTI Cover by VIKTOR KALVACHEV On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ • What exactly was the Unknown Soldier before the experiments that changed him forever? • The War that Time Forgot claims another casualty in the strangest origin story of them all!



GREEN LANTERN #0

GREEN LANTERN #0


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY 1:25 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $3.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. PROLOGUE TO THE THIRD ARMY! • The introduction and origin of a surprising new Green Lantern! • Where are Hal Jordan and Sinestro? This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



GREEN LANTERN CORPS #0

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #0


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by FERNANDO PASARIN and SCOTT HANNA On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T PROLOGUE TO THE THIRD ARMY! • The New 52 origin of Guy Gardner! • Guy’s past has a way of catching up with him, and this issue is no exception!



GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #0

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #0


Written by TONY BEDARD Art by AARON KUDER Cover by GUILLEM MARCH 1:25 B&W cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 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. PROLOGUE TO THE THIRD ARMY! • A new team forms as Atrocitus, Larfleeze, Star Sapphire Carol Ferris, Saint Walker, Arkillo and Kyle Rayner prepare for war against the Guardians of the Universe!



I, VAMPIRE #0

I, VAMPIRE #0


Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • Witness how Andrew Bennett became a vampire! • Who was the monster that attacked him? How did his powers develop? And why is he the only vampire able to control his terrible hunger for blood?



GRIFTER #0

GRIFTER #0


Plotted by ROB LIEFELD Scripted by ROB LIEFELD and FRANK TIERI Art by SCOTT CLARK and DAVE BEATY Cover by ROB LIEFELD On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • What is the dark truth behind Grifter’s powers? Find out in this issue! • Plus: More on the Daemonite threat, new characters are introduced, and tons of bullets fly!



JUSTICE LEAGUE #0

JUSTICE LEAGUE #0


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by GARY FRANK Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO 1:100 B&W Variant cover by GARY FRANK On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 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. • Billy Batson takes center stage in this issue as he unleashes the awesome power of Shazam in a special origin story! • Also featuring the not-to-be-missed origin of Pandora and the next seeds of TRINITY WAR! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #0

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #0


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by MIKEL JANIN Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Find out what young John Constantine was like in the early days of The New 52, and meet the villain who plans to kill him and the entire team!



LEGION LOST #0

LEGION LOST #0


Written by TOM DeFALCO Art by PETE WOODS Cover by ANDRES GUINALDO and MARK IRWIN On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Don’t miss Timber Wolf’s origin in this special issue!



LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #0

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #0


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by SCOTT KOLINS Cover by STEVE LIGHTLE On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • A new story entitled “Brainiac’s Original Sin” sheds light on one very important Coluan child!



NATIONAL COMICS: ROSE AND THORN #1

NATIONAL COMICS: ROSE AND THORN #1


Written by TOM TAYLOR Art by NEIL GOOGE Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • The classic DC character Rose and Thorn is taken in a compelling new direction! • Can a teenage girl with a dark secret, readjusting to life after being institutionalized, learn how to live again?



NIGHT FORCE #7

NIGHT FORCE #7


Written by MARV WOLFMAN Art by TOM MANDRAKE Cover by LEONARDO MANCO On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, 7 of 7, $2.99 US • RATED T • Final issue! • Their last stand against the evil Kassandra. • The final fate of the new Night Force is revealed.



NIGHTWING #0

NIGHTWING #0


Written by KYLE HIGGINS Art by EDDY BARROWS, RUY JOSE and EBER FERREIRA Cover by EDDY BARROWS On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • It’s the origin of Dick Grayson in The New 52! • From orphan to super hero – it’s all here!



PHANTOM LADY #2

PHANTOM LADY #2


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by CAT STAGGS and RICH PERROTTA Cover by STEPHANE ROUX On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 4, $2.99 US • RATED T • PHANTOM LADY’s crusade to avenge her family’s death lands her in the hands of her worst enemies. • Her tiny teammate, DOLL MAN, is on the way to save her.



THE PHANTOM STRANGER #0

THE PHANTOM STRANGER #0


Written by DAN DIDIO Art by BRENT ANDERSON and SCOTT HANNA Cover by BRENT ANDERSON On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Learn what happened to The Phantom Stranger after the FREE COMIC BOOK DAY story! • Who has been sacrificed? Who is guilty? Who can save us? And who…is The Phantom Stranger? • Major players in The New 52 will be introduced in these pages!



RED LANTERNS #0

RED LANTERNS #0


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES Cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ PROLOGUE TO THE THIRD ARMY! • Don’t miss this secret chapter of the Red Lantern Corps, as the legacy of Atrocitus’s violent past unfolds! • Witness a prophecy that threatens to change everything!



RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #0

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #0


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by DWAYNE TURNER Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Learn how Jason Todd came back to life after being killed by The Joker. • Do you really need another reason to check out this issue?



RESURRECTION MAN #0

RESURRECTION MAN #0


Written by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING Art by JESUS SAIZ Cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • FINAL ISSUE • Mitch Shelley discovers the truth of his existence, and even the ability to return from the dead won’t save him!



THE RAVAGERS #0

THE RAVAGERS #0


Written by HOWARD MACKIE Art and cover by IAN CHURCHILL and NORM RAPMUND On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Detailing the brutal abduction by N.O.W.H.E.R.E. of Beast Boy and Terra! • Learn how the paths of these two heroes will affect the entire team!



SUPERBOY #0

SUPERBOY #0


Written by TOM DeFALCO Art and cover by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Mysteries are revealed as we learn Harvest’s reasons for creating Kryptonian clones! • This bloody chapter of Superboy’s history ties directly into issue #1 of the series – and the future of the entire DC Universe!



THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #0

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #0


Plotted by ROB LIEFELD Scripted by ROB LIEFELD and MARK POULTON Art and cover by JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERT On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Discover Hawkman’s connection to Thanagar and why he came to Earth!



SUPERGIRL #0

SUPERGIRL #0


Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • On the eve of Krypton’s destruction, who sent Supergirl from Krypton to Earth – and why? The answer is not what you think! • Plus: Learn the answer to a mystery that’s been driving Supergirl mad for months: Who shot her father, Zor-El?!



THE SHADE #12

THE SHADE #12


Written by JAMES ROBINSON Art by GENE HA Cover by TONY HARRIS 1:10 Variant cover by GENE HA On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, 12 of 12, $2.99 US • RATED T+ Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. See the Previews Order Form for details. • The final issue of The Shade’s year-long odyssey is here! • Learn the truth about one of the most mysterious men in the DC Universe and see once and for all what makes him tick: good or evil?



SUPERMAN #0

SUPERMAN #0


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT 1:25 B&W Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 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. • Welcome the new creative team of Scott Lobdell and Kenneth Rocafort as they take us back to the days when Jor-El learned the truth about Krypton’s imminent destruction! • Plus: More on the introduction of the Eradicators!



SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #5

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #5


Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER Art and cover by CHRISCROSS and MARC DEERING On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • These stories are in print for the first time after appearing online. • SUPERMAN comes face-to-face with high-tech weapons on the streets of Metropolis. • The hunt for his parents’ killer puts a vigilante known only as “the BATMAN” on a collision course with The Man of Steel…



SUICIDE SQUAD #0

SUICIDE SQUAD #0


Written by ADAM GLASS Art by FERNANDO DAGNINO Cover by KEN LASHLEY On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • What happened to Amanda Waller after the shocking destruction of Team 7? And how did it lead to the creation of the Suicide Squad?



STORMWATCH #0

STORMWATCH #0


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by IGNACIO CALERO and SEAN PARSONS Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • The history of Stormwatch’s activities in The New 52 are revealed! • A new villain arrives, and the safety of the team has never been more in doubt!



SWAMP THING #0

SWAMP THING #0


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by KANO Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • The mysteries of Alec Holland and Anton Arcane revealed! • Throughout history, Arcane has slaughtered the champions of the Red and the Green, and only Alec has escaped death – but for how much longer?



SWORD OF SORCERY #0

SWORD OF SORCERY #0


Written by CHRISTY MARX Backup story written by TONY BEDARD Art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT RYAN Backup story art by JESUS SAIZ Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • In this new series featuring the long-awaited return of AMETHYST, Amy Winston leads a strange life on the road with her mother. She’s about to learn why it’s all been necessary when she discovers she’s the lost princess of Gemworld — and has powerful enemies hunter her! • AMETHYST is written by Christy Marx, best known for her work on animated TV series including G.I. Joe, Transformers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and more, as well as the comics series Sisterhood of Steel. • And in the backup story set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, the monstrous warrior BEOWULF is charged with finding and defeating the evil Grendel.



TALON #0

TALON #0


Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • A new series featuring the Court of Owls’ unstoppable killing machine! • Meet Calvin Rose, the only Talon ever to escape the grasp of the Court of Owls. This former assassin just wants to live a normal life...but that’s impossible, since he’s being hunted by his former masters!



TEAM 7 #0

TEAM 7 #0


Written by JUSTIN JORDAN Art and cover by JESUS MERINO On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Threads of the entire DC Universe collide in this new series set in the early days of The New 52 from writer Justin Jordan (The Strange Talents of Luther Strode). • As Superman emerges, so too does the world’s counter measures against him and his kind! • Dinah Lance, Amanda Waller, Steve Trevor, John Lynch, Alex Fairchild, Cole Cash, Slade Wilson are Team 7 – and their story will change everything you know about The New 52!



TEEN TITANS #0

TEEN TITANS #0


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND 1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 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. Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • Focusing on the origin of Tim Drake; how a would be Olympic star and computer genius went on to become Batman’s third Robin. • Plus: The beginnings of Skitter and Bunker.



VOODOO #0

VOODOO #0


Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON Art by SAMI BASRI Cover by PAULO SIQUEIRA On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • FINAL ISSUE • The truth about Pris is revealed at last as she sets off on a mission for vengeance that can only end in genocide!



WONDER WOMAN #0

WONDER WOMAN #0


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art and cover by CLIFF CHIANG 1:25 B&W Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 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. • A facet of the past is revealed – and a foe is introduced! • How did Wonder Woman become a star pupil of Ares?



WORLDS’ FINEST #0

WORLDS’ FINEST #0


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art and cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE 1:25 B&W Variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 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. • It’s the origin of Supergirl and Robin on Earth 2! • How did their first mission on that world affect their situation as Power Girl and Huntress today?



DC COMICS: THE SEQUENTIAL ART OF AMANDA CONNER HC

DC COMICS: THE SEQUENTIAL ART OF AMANDA CONNER HC


Written by AMANDA CONNER, GEOFF JOHNS, JUSTIN GRAY, JIMMY PALMIOTTI, JUDD WINICK, BARBARA KESEL, CHUCK DIXON, JAI NITZ and TERRY MOORE Art by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Cover by AMANDA CONNER On sale NOVEMBER 7 • 304 pg, FC, $29.99 US • Acclaimed artist Amanda Conner, currently illustrating and cowriting BEFORE WATCHMEN: SILK SPECTRE, is the focus of this new hardcover collecting some of her greatest work for DC Comics! • This spectacular new hardcover features SUPERMAN: LOIS LANE #1, BIRDS OF PREY #47-49, JSA CLASSIFIED #1-4, SUPERGIRL #12, the GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY WEDDING SPECIAL, plus stories from SECRET ORIGINS 80-PAGE GIANT #1, THE JOKER: LAST LAUGH SECRET FILES #1, WONDER WOMAN #600, numerous covers and more!



THE BATMAN/JUDGE DREDD COLLECTION HC

THE BATMAN/JUDGE DREDD COLLECTION HC


Written by ALAN GRANT and JOHN WAGNER Art by SIMON BISLEY, CAM KENNEDY, CARL CRITCHLOW, GLENN FABRY, JIM MURRAY, VAL SEMEIKS and JOHN DELL Cover by MIKE MIGNOLA On sale NOVEMBER 21 • 304 pg, FC,$29.99 US • When Batman crosses paths with the grim and gritty Judge Dredd, things are bound to get ugly! In these tales from the 1990s, the two crimefighters face The Riddler and The Joker and battle extradimensional gladiators. • Plus: Don’t miss Judge Dredd’s battle with the Main Man himself – Lobo! • This amazing new hardcover collects BATMAN/JUDGE DREDD: JUDGMENT ON GOTHAM, BATMAN/JUDGE DREDD: VENDETTA IN GOTHAM, BATMAN/JUDGE DREDD: THE ULTIMATE RIDDLE, BATMAN/JUDGE DREDD: DIE LAUGHING #1-2 and LOBO/JUDGE DREDD: PSYCHO BIKERS VS. MUTANTS FROM HELL!



52 OMNIBUS HC

52 OMNIBUS HC


Written by GEOFF JOHNS, GRANT MORRISON, GREG RUCKA and MARK WAID Art by KEITH GIFFEN, JOE BENNETT, CHRIS BATISTA, KEN LASHLEY, SHAWN MOLL, TODD NAUCK, EDDY BARROWS, DALE EAGLESHAM, PATRICK OLLIFFE, DREW JOHNSON, GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI, PHIL JIMENEZ, TOM DERENICK, JOE PRADO, DAN JURGENS, JAMAL IGLE, ANDY SMITH, DARICK ROBERTSON and JUSTINIANO Cover by J.G. JONES On sale NOVEMBER 14 • 1,216 pg, FC, $150 US ”As addictive as any good TV series, any good mystery-novel series, any good comic book series.” — ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY ”Gripping.” — THE WASHINGTON POST ”A compelling, epic story that wound up saving the world five times over.” — NEW YORK DAILY NEWS • After INFINITE CRISIS, the DC Universe had its most eventful year ever. It was a year without Superman, Batman or Wonder Woman…but not a year without heroes! • This massive hardcover collects the entire year-long run of the weekly series 52!



ALL-STAR WESTERN VOL. 1: GUNS AND GOTHAM TP

ALL-STAR WESTERN VOL. 1: GUNS AND GOTHAM TP


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by MORITAT, JORDI BERNET and PHIL WINSLADE Cover by MORITAT On sale OCTOBER 31 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US • Even when Gotham City was just a one-horse town, crime was rampant – and things only get worse when bounty hunter Jonah Hex comes around in this collection of the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series. Amadeus Arkham, a pioneer in criminal psychology, enlists Hex’s special brand of justice to help the Gotham Police Department track down a vicious serial killer! • Plus: Don’t miss bonus tales of El Diablo and The Barbary Ghost! • Collects ALL-STAR WESTERN #1-6!



BATMAN: EYE OF THE BEHOLDER TP

BATMAN: EYE OF THE BEHOLDER TP


Written by TONY S. DANIEL Art by TONY S. DANIEL, STEVE SCOTT, SANDU FLOREA, RYAN WINN and ANDY SMITH Cover by TONY S. DANIEL On sale OCTOBER 31 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US • An aging but wealthy technology developer comes to Gotham City with his beautiful daughter in search of a joint project with WayneTech in this title now in trade paperback! • When the developer goes missing, Batman finds that his tracks lead to the city’s violent Chinatown, where a deadly gang has taken root. • Collecting BATMAN #704-707 and 710-712!



BIRDS OF PREY VOL. 2: THE DEATH OF ORACLE TP

BIRDS OF PREY VOL. 2: THE DEATH OF ORACLE TP


Written by GAIL SIMONE • Art by ARDIAN SYAF, VICENTE CIFUENTES, GUILLEM MARCH, INAKI MIRANDA, PERE PEREZ, JESUS SAIZ and DIEGO OLMOS • Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU On sale OCTOBER 10 • 200 pg, FC, $16.99 US • As Black Canary confronts her inner demons, the Calculator and new villainess Mortis take their revenge on Oracle. • Collecting issues #7-13!



THE FLASH VOL. 1: MOVE FORWARD HC

THE FLASH VOL. 1: MOVE FORWARD HC


Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale NOVEMBER 7 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US • In this first DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 collection of THE FLASH, Mob Rule wages a campaign of crime across Central City, plunging the city into darkness! The only way The Flash can save his city is to make his brain function even faster than before – but as much as it helps him, it also comes at a steep price. • Collects issues #1-8 of the original monthly series.



GREEN LANTERN CORPS: THE WEAPONER TP

GREEN LANTERN CORPS: THE WEAPONER TP


Written by TONY BEDARD Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT On sale OCTOBER 17 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US • The Corps is caught in an all-out war between the Sinestro Corps and the Weaponer and Thunderers of Qward. • Collecting GREEN LANTERN CORPS #53-57.



HUNTRESS: CROSSBOW AT THE CROSSROADS TP

HUNTRESS: CROSSBOW AT THE CROSSROADS TP


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by MARCUS TO and JOHN DELL Cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale OCTOBER 24 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • In this adventure set in Italy, Huntress sets out to destroy a deadly human-trafficking and gun-smuggling operation! • Collecting the 6-issue miniseries leading into WORLDS’ FINEST!



I, VAMPIRE VOL. 1: TAINTED LOVE TP

I, VAMPIRE VOL. 1: TAINTED LOVE TP


Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO Cover by JENNY FRISON On sale OCTOBER 3 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • For centuries, vampire Andrew Bennett kept mankind safe from the supernatural world thanks to a truce he made with his ex-lover Mary, the Queen of Blood. But that truce has reached a bloody end, and Andrew must stop Mary and her forces from going on a killing spree! • Collecting I, VAMPIRE #1-6!



JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: THE RISE OF ECLIPSO TP

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: THE RISE OF ECLIPSO TP


Written by JAMES ROBINSON Art by BRETT BOOTH, DANIEL SAMPERE, JESUS MERINO and others Cover by BRETT BOOTH On sale OCTOBER 3 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US • Eclipso returns in these tales from JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #54-60 and JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #43. • Will the combined might of Batman, Donna Troy, Blue Lantern Saint Walker and even the all-powerful Spectre be enough to stop him?



JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK VOL. 1: IN THE DARK TP

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK VOL. 1: IN THE DARK TP


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by MIKEL JANIN Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale OCTOBER 10 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • The Enchantress has unleashed a wave of chaos across the globe! Shade the Changing Man, Madame Xanadu, Deadman, Zatanna, Mindwarp and John Constantine may be our only hope – but how can we trust beings whose very presence makes most people break out in a cold sweat? • Collecting JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #1-6!



LEGION: SECRET ORIGIN TP

LEGION: SECRET ORIGIN TP


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by CHRIS BATISTA and MARC DEERING Cover by TOM FEISTER On sale OCTOBER 24 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • In this title collecting the 2011 miniseries, learn why the United Planets was formed, who tried to kill R.J. Brande the first time, what great power could leave entire planets desolate and lifeless, and more! • Collecting the six-issue miniseries.



THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN VOL. 1: DARKNESS RISING TP

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN VOL. 1: DARKNESS RISING TP


Written by TONY S. DANIEL and JAMES BONNY Art and cover by PHILIP TAN On sale OCTOBER 24 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US • Carter Hall is back as the savage Hawkman! Carter’s skill at deciphering lost languages has led him to a job with an archaeologist who specializes in alien ruins. And his latest discovery is Morphicius, whose deadly power spreads an alien plague through New York City. • Collecting issues #1-8 of the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series!



NIGHTWING VOL. 1: TRAPS AND TRAPEZES TP

NIGHTWING VOL. 1: TRAPS AND TRAPEZES TP


Written by KYLE HIGGINS Art by EDDY BARROWS, TREVOR McCARTHY, J.P. MAYER, PAULO SIQUEIRA, EDUARDO PANSICA, EBER FERREIRA and GERALDO BORGES Cover by EDDY BARROWS On sale OCTOBER 10 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • Haly’s Circus, where Dick Grayson once performed, returns to Gotham City – bringing with it murder, mystery and superhuman evil. To uncover more clues to why a mysterious assassin is targeting him, Nightwing joins the circus’s tour. But as Dick becomes reacquainted with the big top he once called home, he learns there are darker secrets to be discovered. • Collects NIGHTWING #1-7.



SUPERGIRL VOL. 1: LAST DAUGHTER OF KRYPTON TP

SUPERGIRL VOL. 1: LAST DAUGHTER OF KRYPTON TP


Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON Art by MAHMUD ASRAR, DAN GREEN and BILL REINHOLD Cover by MAHMUD ASRAR On sale OCTOBER 17 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • Crash-landing on a strange new planet, Supergirl must come to grips with Krypton’s destruction and learn about her own past. But an ingenious foe wants the same information – and will do anything to get it. • Collecting issues #1-7 of the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series!



SUPERMAN VOL. 1: WHAT PRICE TOMORROW?

SUPERMAN VOL. 1: WHAT PRICE TOMORROW?


Written by GEORGE PEREZ Art by GEORGE PEREZ, JESUS MERINO, NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT Cover by GEORGE PEREZ On sale NOVEMBER 14 • 144 pg, FC, $22.99 US • Metropolis fears him – and The Daily Planet agrees. In this new volume, the young Man of Steel must dodge public scrutiny and stop a monstrous threat to Metropolis – one that he somehow is the cause of! • Collecting issues #1-6 of the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series!



SUPERMAN/BATMAN: SORCERER KINGS TP

SUPERMAN/BATMAN: SORCERER KINGS TP


Written by JOE KELLY, CHRIS ROBERSON and CULLEN BUNN Art by ED BENES, JESUS MERINO, CHRISCROSS and MARC DEERING Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN On sale OCTOBER 3 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US • In these tales from issues #78-84, Superman and Batman fight magical forces from the past and future.



SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE FLASH VOL. 4 TP

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE FLASH VOL. 4 TP


Written by JOHN BROOME, GARDNER FOX, E. NELSON BRIDWELL, CARY BATES and FRANK ROBBINS Art by CARMINE INFANTINO, ROSS ANDRU and others Cover by CARMINE INFANTINO and JOE GIELLA On sale OCTOBER 24 • 528 pg, B&W, $19.99 US • The Flash faces Heatwave, Gorilla Grodd and Captain Cold, and meets Green Lantern, Superman and the Golden Age Flash! • Collects THE FLASH #162-184.



WONDER WOMAN: THE AMAZON PRINCESS ARCHIVES VOL. 1 HC

WONDER WOMAN: THE AMAZON PRINCESS ARCHIVES VOL. 1 HC


Written by ROBERT KANIGHER Art and cover by ROSS ANDRU and MIKE ESPOSITO ADVANCE SOLICIT • On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 352 pg, FC, $74.99 US • At last, the wild WONDER WOMAN adventures from the late 1950s are collected in full color in a new ARCHIVES series! • Collecting WONDER WOMAN #98-110.



GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #6

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #6


Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • The Red Lanterns attack – and only HAL JORDAN responds! • Where are Hal’s fellow GREEN LANTERNS? Have they been defeated in some distant battle? • You’ll have to read this issue to learn the truth!



ASTRO CITY: FAMILY ALBUM NEW EDITION HC

ASTRO CITY: FAMILY ALBUM NEW EDITION HC


Written by KURT BUSIEK Art by BRENT ANDERSON and WILL BLYBERG Cover by ALEX ROSS Both on sale NOVEMBER 28 • 224 pg, FC HC: $24.99 US • TP: $16.99 US Every family has treasured memories... and isn’t that what a family album is for? You’re invited to share in some of Astro City’s greatest memories – from the wonder and terror experienced by a family new in town, to a world-famous super hero’s first day at school, to a crimefighter and his wife facing momentous decisions about the future. Don’t miss this new edition of the classic ASTRO CITY collection, featuring a new cover by Alex Ross!



ASTRO CITY: FAMILY ALBUM NEW EDITION TP

ASTRO CITY: FAMILY ALBUM NEW EDITION TP


Written by KURT BUSIEK Art by BRENT ANDERSON and WILL BLYBERG Cover by ALEX ROSS Both on sale NOVEMBER 28 • 224 pg, FC HC: $24.99 US • TP: $16.99 US Every family has treasured memories... and isn’t that what a family album is for? You’re invited to share in some of Astro City’s greatest memories – from the wonder and terror experienced by a family new in town, to a world-famous super hero’s first day at school, to a crimefighter and his wife facing momentous decisions about the future. Don’t miss this new edition of the classic ASTRO CITY collection, featuring a new cover by Alex Ross!



HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #3

HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #3


Written by JAMES ROBINSON Art by PHILIP TAN and RUY JOSE Cover by DAVE WILKINS On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $2.99 US • HE-MAN and TEELA battle in the ocean against the murderous MER-MAN! • The high-flying STRATOS lends a hand against EVIL-LYN!



SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #5

SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #5


Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • Who is the mysterious PURPLE SUPERMAN? • Is he trouble? Is he a hero? Does LOIS have a crush on him? • Why does Superman feel sick when he gets near him? • And who’s that new intern at the Daily Planet?



WORLD OF WARCRAFT: CURSE OF THE WORGEN TP

WORLD OF WARCRAFT: CURSE OF THE WORGEN TP


Written by MICKY NEILSON and JAMES WAUGH Art by LUDO LULLABI and TONY WASHINGTON Cover by WEI WANG On sale OCTOBER 3 • 160 pg, FC, $16.99 US A series of grisly, animalistic murders has rocked the walled town of Gilneas. A detective sets out to expose the perpetrators and finds more than he bargained for. Collecting the five-issue miniseries!



YOUNG JUSTICE #20

YOUNG JUSTICE #20


Written by GREG WEISMAN Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • Following the animated series, it’s now five years later! • ALIENS have infiltrated the Earth! • NIGHTWING’s new team includes BATGIRL, BLUE BEETLE, WONDER GIRL and BEAST BOY!



SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #25

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #25


Written by SHOLLY FISCH Art by ROBERT POPE and SCOTT McRAE Cover by FABIO LAGUNA On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • Is there anything scarier than a room full of monsters? • Will Scooby and the gang be able to figure out who the REAL bad guy is?



AMERICAN VAMPIRE #31

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #31


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE 1:10 variant cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. See the Previews Order Form for details. The streets of Tinseltown run red with blood as Skinner and Pearl wipe another name off their list, and Pearl gets a terrible shock as she realizes things are not exactly what they appear to be. Paranoia abounds as “The Blacklist” builds to its horrible conclusion!



FABLES DELUXE EDITION BOOK SIX HC

FABLES DELUXE EDITION BOOK SIX HC


Written by BILL WILLINGHAM Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM, SHAWN McMANUS, STEVE LEIALOHA, JIM FERN and others Cover by JAMES JEAN On sale NOVEMBER 28 • 224 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $29.99 US • MATURE READERS In this sixth deluxe FABLES collection, featuring issues #46-51 of the Eisner Award-winning series, the threat of the Adversary looms ever closer as the drums of war begin their steady beat. The Fables prepare for battle, but first they must find their would-be commander: Bigby Wolf!



FABLES #121

FABLES #121


Written by BILL WILLINGHAM Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and STEVE LEIALOHA Backup story art by SHAWN McMANUS Cover by JOAO RUAS On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS It’s here: the final chapter of “Cubs in Toyland.” The land and its queen are one. In order for the kingdom of Far Matagonia to survive, the Fisher King must choose between the image of the cup and the image of the sword. In either case, sacrifices must be made – but does he Dare?



AMERICAN VAMPIRE: LORD OF NIGHTMARES #4

AMERICAN VAMPIRE: LORD OF NIGHTMARES #4


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art and cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 5, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Felicia has done everything she can to protect her son Gus from her bloody past, but as their quest to capture and kill the most powerful vampire of all time builds to its terrible conclusion, she realizes protecting him from the past might be impossible – and the truth might be the key to their survival.



FABLES: WEREWOLVES OF THE HEARTLAND HC

FABLES: WEREWOLVES OF THE HEARTLAND HC


Written by BILL WILLINGHAM Art by JIM FERN, CRAIG HAMILTON, RAY SNYDER and MARK FARMER Cover by DANIEL DOS SANTOS RESOLICIT • On sale NOVEMBER 14 • 144 pg, FC, $22.99 US • MATURE READERS Retailers: This item is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled. Bigby Wolf takes center stage in what might be the most action-packed FABLES story to date. Bigby embarks on a quest through the American Heartland to find a new location for Fabletown. In his wanderings, Bigby stumbles across a small town named Story City, that, amazingly enough, seems to be populated by werewolves. Who are they and where did they come from? They aren’t Fables, but they sure aren’t normal mundys. They seem to already know and revere Bigby, but at the same time they’ve captured and caged him – but why? Unraveling the many mysteries of Story City may cost Bigby more than his life.



FAIREST #7

FAIREST #7


Written by MATTHEW STURGES Art by SHAWN McMANUS Cover by ADAM HUGHES On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Cigars, cigarettes and...St. George? Beauty and Beast star in their own mid-century modern detective story set in the smoky clubs and dive bars of 1940s Los Angeles. This stand-alone issue from the guest team of writer Matthew Sturges and Shawn McManus is set in the heyday of Hollywood, where ancient Greek evil shows us that “Everything beautiful leads to ruin in the end.”



STIEG LARSSON’S THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO VOL. 1 HC

STIEG LARSSON’S THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO VOL. 1 HC


Written by DENISE MINA Art by LEONARDO MANCO and ANDREA MUTTI Cover by LEE BERMEJO On sale NOVEMBER 7 • 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS DC Entertainment is pleased to present the official graphic novel adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s “Millennium Trilogy,” brought to life by best-selling mystery novelist Denise Mina and illustrated by Leonardo Manco and Andrea Mutti, with a spectacular cover by Lee Bermejo. Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden’s wealthiest families, disappeared over forty years ago. All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth. He hires Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist recently trapped by a libel conviction, to investigate. He is aided by the pierced and tattooed punk prodigy Lisbeth Salander. Together they tap into a vein of unfathomable iniquity and corruption in this extraordinary adaptation of the first half of the international best-selling novel.



HELLBLAZER #295

HELLBLAZER #295


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and STEFANO LANDINI Cover by SIMON BISLEY On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS In “The Curse of the Constantines” part three, John travels to Ireland to locate his long-lost and probably psychotic nephew, where a cult and an old ghost await. And back in London, a serial killer remains at large, while Epiphany might starve to death at the hands of a strange creature.



HELLBLAZER: THE DEVIL’S TRENCH COAT TP

HELLBLAZER: THE DEVIL’S TRENCH COAT TP


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI, STEFANO LANDINI and GAEL BERTRAND Cover by SIMON BISLEY On sale OCTOBER 10 • 200 pg, FC, $16.99 US • MATURE READERS When Gemma Masters auctions off her uncle’s signature trench coat, she sets off a horrific chain of events in the life of John Constantine. Bleeding apartment walls, a flatulent demon, a suspicious angel and an old adversary await Constantine as he races to find the coat before it sends him back to Hell! Collected from HELLBLAZER #283-291.



NEW DEADWARDIANS #7

NEW DEADWARDIANS #7


Written by DAN ABNETT Art and cover by I.N.J. CULBARD On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, 7 of 8, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Inspector Suttle prepares to close the Hinchcliffe Case, but the case seems to be closing in on him. Dark secrets that Suttle is in no way prepared for loom from the silence of the past, and he finds he can no longer trust anyone. Not even himself.



PUNK ROCK JESUS #3

PUNK ROCK JESUS #3


Written by SEAN MURPHY Art and cover by SEAN MURPHY On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, B&W, 3 of 6, no interior ads, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS As Chris grows up to be a teenager, he starts to question his existence, rebelling against his “captors” in front of the whole world. Meanwhile, Gwen’s depression has Thomas and Epstein worried, but all Slate sees is increasing ratings...



SAUCER COUNTRY #7

SAUCER COUNTRY #7


Written by PAUL CORNELL Art by DAVID LAPHAM Cover by RYAN KELLY On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Last issue we heard from Professor Kidd about UFOs as mythology. This is the story of the Bluebirds, the aircraft enthusiasts who know flying saucers are real – and have been taking them on in dogfights since World War 2!



SCALPED VOL. 10: TRAIL’S END TP

SCALPED VOL. 10: TRAIL’S END TP


Written by JASON AARON Art by R.M. GUERA Cover by JOCK On sale OCTOBER 31 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS The final volume of the acclaimed crime series brings together all the threads laid out from the very beginning for a dramatic conclusion years in the making! Collecting SCALPED #56-60.



SPACEMAN DELUXE EDITION HC

SPACEMAN DELUXE EDITION HC


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art by EDUARDO RISSO Cover by DAVE JOHNSON On sale NOVEMBER 7 • 224 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso – the Eisner Award-winning creators of 100 BULLETS – return to Vertigo with their new interstellar mystery SPACEMAN, collected here in DC’s Deluxe format. SPACEMAN tells the story of Orson, a hulking, lonely loser who spends his days collecting scrap metal and dreaming of the star-trekking life he was genetically engineered for. When Orson finds himself at the center of a celebrity child kidnapping case, he sees a chance to raise himself out of his sad life and become a hero, but a hero’s life may not be the life he thought it would be. This new hardcover collects the entire nine issue miniseries, plus the short story from STRANGE ADVENTURES #1.



SWEET TOOTH VOL. 5: UNNATURAL HABITATS TP

SWEET TOOTH VOL. 5: UNNATURAL HABITATS TP


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by JEFF LEMIRE and MATT KINDT Cover by JEFF LEMIRE On sale OCTOBER 31 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS In this volume collecting issues #26-32, Captain James Thacker’s expedition discovers deadly, centuries-old secrets. Plus, while Jeppard and Gus head for Alaska, things deteriorate for those left at the sanctuary.



SWEET TOOTH #37

SWEET TOOTH #37


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS The final war is coming. As Gus comes face-to-face with his bizarre and unsettling origins in Alaska, Abbot makes his move, and Bobby’s life hangs in the balance. Meanwhile Singh’s prophecies start to ring eerily true.



THE UNWRITTEN #41

THE UNWRITTEN #41


Written by MIKE CAREY Art by PETER GROSS Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS “What Fell Between.” Let’s take a step back here and find out exactly how Tom and Richie – not to mention the world – got into the mess they’re in right now. The tumultuous events of the missing year, complete with ghosts, vampires and a surprise visit from Madame Rausch, are finally revealed...



THE UNWRITTEN VOL. 6: TOMMY TAYLOR AND THE WAR OF WORDS TP

THE UNWRITTEN VOL. 6: TOMMY TAYLOR AND THE WAR OF WORDS TP


Written by MIKE CAREY Art by PETER GROSS, M.K. PERKER, VINCE LOCKE, MICHAEL WM. KALUTA, GARY ERSKINE, BRYAN TALBOT, DEAN ORMSTON, RICK GEARY and GABRIEL HERNANDEZ WALTA Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU On sale OCTOBER 17 • 240 pg, FC, $16.99 US • MATURE READERS In this new volume collecting THE UNWRITTEN #31-35.5 (including all the half issues), Tom Taylor goes to war against the cabal that has tormented, imprisoned and tried to destroy him.



DOMINIQUE LAVEAU, VOODOO CHILD #7

DOMINIQUE LAVEAU, VOODOO CHILD #7


Written by SELWYN SEYFU HINDS Art by DENYS COWAN and JOHN FLOYD Cover by RAFAEL GRAMPA On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS • FINAL ISSUE In her journey from fugitive marked for death to Voodoo Queen, Dominique Laveau has run up against gangstas, gods, ghosts, and all manner of things that bump in the dark New Orleans night. Now, at what may be the end of the road, she must make a final life-altering choice and confront her most inimical foe yet: the truth.



BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE: BANE STATUE BY KELLEY JONES

BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE: BANE STATUE BY KELLEY JONES


DESIGNED BY KELLEY JONES • SCULPTED BY RAY VILLAFANE From Kelley Jones comes the villainous – and venomous – BANE! In the latest from the Batman: Black and White series, this statue’s monochromatic tones pay fitting tribute to one of the Dark Knight’s most powerful enemies. Statue measures approximately 8.75” high x 7” wide x 5” deep. $99.95 US • On Sale October 10, 2012 *Allocations May Occur



AME-COMI BRAINIAC PVC FIGURE

AME-COMI BRAINIAC PVC FIGURE


DESIGNED BY JIM FLETCHER • SCULPTED BY JAMES SHOOP ASSIMILATE AND DESTROY! Bent on assimilating all the knowledge of the universe, this tentacled terror with her 12th–level intellect is a danger to all who oppose her. Can anyone stop this villainous vixen? Packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook, this non-articulated PVC statue stands approximately 8.25” high. $69.95 US • On Sale October 3, 2012 *Allocations May Occur



BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE BATMAN STATUE BY KELLEY JONES (NEW EDITION)

BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE BATMAN STATUE BY KELLEY JONES (NEW EDITION)


DESIGNED BY KELLEY JONES • SCULPTED BY RAY VILLAFANE Featuring Kelley Jones’ signature take on the Batman, this moody reissued statue embodies the complexity of Bruce Wayne’s alter ego. Perfectly complimented by the monochromatic tones synonymous with the “Batman: Black and White.” Statue measures 7.75” high x 4.75” wide x 3” deep. $79.95 US • On Sale October 17, 2012 *Allocations May Occur



AME-COMI HARLEY QUINN V.2 PVC FIGURE

AME-COMI HARLEY QUINN V.2 PVC FIGURE


DESIGNED BY JIM FLETCHER • SCULPTED BY JOHN MATTHEWS The delightful and deliriously demented jester, Harley Quinn, twirls a flaming baton while admiring the cowl of a fallen foe at her fingertips. Packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook, this non-articulated PVC statue stands approximately 9.75” high and includes a display base. $69.95 US • On Sale October 17, 2012 *Allocations May Occur



ARKHAM ASYLUM DELUXE ACTION FIGURE: TITAN JOKER

ARKHAM ASYLUM DELUXE ACTION FIGURE: TITAN JOKER


BASED ON THE BLOCKBUSTER VIDEO GAME BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM The Joker never could beat Batman in a fair fight. But amplified on the experimental Titan formula, Titan Joker will give Batman the fight of his life! Measures Approximately 11.5" $ 72.95 US • On Sale October 24, 2012 *Allocations May Occur



DC COLLECTIBLES DC COMICS COVER GIRLS: CATWOMAN: DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 STATUE

DC COLLECTIBLES DC COMICS COVER GIRLS: CATWOMAN: DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 STATUE


SCULPTED BY SAM GREENWELL CATWOMAN STRIKES AGAIN! Selena scores big in this beautifully designed statue from the DC Comics Cover Girls line of collectables. Featuring her sexy costume from the DC Comics – The New 52. Catwoman is ready to whip the Dark Knight into shape if he tries to stop her! Statue measures approximately 10.125" inches tall $99.95 US • On Sale October 24, 2012 *Allocations May Occur



DC COMICS SUPER–HEROES: STARFIRE BUST

DC COMICS SUPER–HEROES: STARFIRE BUST


Sculpted by Jack Mathews Bursting onto the scene straight from DC Comics – The New 52, Koriand’r finds herself with some unlikely allies – Red Hood and the Outlaws! This is truly Starfire like you’ve never seen her before! Measuring approximately 6.6” high x 5.7” wide x 3.75” deep, this hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box. $69.95 US • On Sale October 10, 2012 *Allocations May Occur



DC COMICS SUPER–HEROES: SUPERMAN BUST

DC COMICS SUPER–HEROES: SUPERMAN BUST


Sculpted by Jean St. Jean A hero for the 21st century, flying straight from the pages of the DC Comics– The New 52! This bust is a prime example of why the the appeal of the Man of Steel is ageless. This looks like a job for SUPERMAN! Measuring approximately 6” high x 6.25” wide x 4.5” deep, this hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box. $69.95 US • On Sale October 3, 2012 *Allocations May Occur



THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: BANE WINTER BATTLE BUST

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: BANE WINTER BATTLE BUST


Sculpted by Dave Cortes and Paul Harding After the blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters July 20, be sure to pick up this Bane Winter Battle Bust as he prepares for his showdown in the streets of Gotham. This scene-stealing collectible is sure to fly off the shelves! This hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box. Bane – 6.25” h $79.95 US On Sale October 3, 2012 *Allocations May Occur



BEFORE WATCHMEN: NITE OWL #3

BEFORE WATCHMEN: NITE OWL #3


Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI Backup story written by LEN WEIN Art and cover by ANDY KUBERT and JOE KUBERT Backup story art by JOHN HIGGINS 1:25 Variant cover by CHRIS SAMNEE On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 4, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. “A man like you loves a mystery.” Plus: The latest chapter in the CRIMSON CORSAIR backup adventure from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.



EXTREMELY MORONIC MAD TP

EXTREMELY MORONIC MAD TP


Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS On sale OCTOBER 31 • 128 pg, FC, 8.125” x 10.5”, $12.99 US Looking for something silly, weird, and flatout idiotic? Look no more! From the magazine that inspired the hit Cartoon Network show comes this new collection of MAD articles that’s guaranteed* to make you laugh, cry, and dance an Irish jig! *Jig not covered by guarantee.



DC COLLECTIBLES BEFORE WATCHMEN:  THE COMEDIAN STATUE

DC COLLECTIBLES BEFORE WATCHMEN: THE COMEDIAN STATUE


NO LAUGHING MATTER! As the world burns around him, The Comedian finds a creative use for his Molotov cocktail in this new statue based on the upcoming hit series Before Watchmen! We all know The Comedian’s future, but what mysteries remain in his past? Sculpted by Mat Brouillard Statue approximately measures 10.5” high x 7.5" wide x 5" deep $149.95 • On sale October 31, 2012 *Allocations May Occur