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DC Comics Solicitations - On Sale Dec 2012


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AQUAMAN #15

AQUAMAN #15


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by ARDIAN SYAF Cover by EDDIE BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA 1:25 B&W Variant cover by EDDIE BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA 1:25 “Throne of Atlantis” Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS “We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover available On sale DECEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • Crossover with JUSTICE LEAGUE! • Part 2 of “THRONE OF ATLANTIS!” • Atlantis invades the surface world! This issue’s 1:25 “Throne of Atlantis” Variant cover connects with the JUSTICE LEAGUE #15 1:25 “Throne of Atlantis” Variant cover to form a single image.



ANIMAL MAN #15

ANIMAL MAN #15


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by STEVE PUGH, TIMOTHY GREEN II and JOSEPH SILVER Cover by STEVE PUGH On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • “ROTWORLD: THE RED KINGDOM” part three! • Trapped in a horrible future controlled by The Rot, Animal Man battles Grodd and his Gorillas in a city they’re claiming for their own! • Frankenstein joins the fight! • Guest-starring Steel, Black Orchid, Beast Boy and John Constantine! • Plus: Find out what happened to Maxine after Buddy left with Swamp Thing to enter Rotworld. Hint: It’s not good…



ACTION COMICS #15

ACTION COMICS #15


Written by GRANT MORRISON Backup story written by SHOLLY FISCH Art by RAGS MORALES and MARK PROPST Backup story art by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY Cover by RAGS MORALES Variant cover by FIONA STAPLES 1:100 B&W Variant cover by RAGS MORALES On sale DECEMBER 5 • 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. • Superman is on trial for his life – and the jury is the Anti-Superman Army! It’s the ultimate villains springing the ultimate trap at the end of time itself! • And the mystery that has built since issue #1 is resolved as the Little Man’s true identity is revealed – with grave consequences! • Plus, in the backup feature: A crucial piece of information is revealed! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



ALL-STAR WESTERN #15

ALL-STAR WESTERN #15


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by MORITAT Backup story art by PHIL WINSLADE Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI On sale JANUARY 2 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ • Dr. Arkham and Jonah Hex vs. Dr. Jekyll and Mister Hyde! • Has Dr. Jekyll’s formula been fused with the Black Diamond? • Plus: In the backup story, Tomahawk teams up with Tecumseh to turn a last stand into a victory.



AME-COMI GIRLS: FEATURING DUELA DENT #3

AME-COMI GIRLS: FEATURING DUELA DENT #3


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art and cover by TED NAIFEH On sale DECEMBER 12 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • The first time in print for these digital-first adventures! • Part 3 of the first Ame-Comi story line! • The origin of the Duela Dent! • First appearance of Ame-Comi Brainiac!



ARROW #1-2

ARROW #1-2


Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM and ANDREW KREISBERG Art by MIKE GRELL, JORGE JIMENEZ and SERGIO SANDOVAL Issue #1: Photo cover Issue #1 1:5 Variant cover by MIKE GRELL issue #2 cover by MIKE GRELL Issue #1 retrosolicited • On sale NOVEMBER 28 Issue #2 on sale JANUARY 2 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: ARROW #1 will ship with two covers. See the order form for details. • The first time in print for these digital-first adventures! • Discover exciting new mysteries and plotlines for the ultimate Arrow experience! • Written by the show’s creators and featuring covers and interior art from legendary GREEN ARROW: THE LONGBOW HUNTERS artist MIKE GRELL!



BATWING #15

BATWING #15


Written by FABIAN NICIEZA Art by MARCUS TO and RYAN WINN Cover by MARCUS TO On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Batwing and Dawn battle Father Lost in the streets of Tinasha! • Father Lost’s new powers are proving too much for Batwing and his new ally…time for a last ditch effort that might just get them both killed!



BLUE BEETLE #15

BLUE BEETLE #15


Written by TONY BEDARD Art and cover by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYER On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Blue Beetle is stuck in outer space, deep inside Reach Territory. That shouldn’t be a problem, right? • Will Jaime be pulled into the war between the Reach and...Lady Styx?!



BATGIRL #15

BATGIRL #15


Written by GAIL SIMONE Art and cover by ED BENES On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in! • With so many funerals planned, The Joker decides it’s time for a wedding! • Barbara’s first confrontation with The Joker since he shot her is coming to a horrifying conclusion!



BATMAN #15

BATMAN #15


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 JOCK Cover by GREG CAPULLO Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO 1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale DECEMBER 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. • “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” continues here! • The Joker’s attacks have taken their toll on Batman and his allies, and now they have to face the impossible. • The final madness of The Joker’s plan revealed here! Why is he more dangerous now than ever before? • Plus: In the backup feature, witness The Joker’s confrontation with the Riddler as the horror of The Joker’s plan is revealed. This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #9

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #9


Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS Art by PETER NGUYEN and CRAIG YEUNG Cover by DAVE WILKINS On sale DECEMBER 12 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • The first time in print for these digital-first adventures! • Batman must save Vicki Vale from The Mad Hatter! • Follows up The Mad Hatter battle from BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY! • Features Catwoman, Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy.



BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #11

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #11


Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS Art by FIONA STAPLES, HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY and NORM BREYFOGLE Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN On sale JANUARY 2 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • The first time in print for these digital-first adventures! • The Joker King’s assault on Gotham City takes a dark, sinister twist…can Bruce Wayne and Batman thwart his evil plan? • The origin of Justice League Beyond member Micron is revealed, illustrated by the Eisner-nominated Fiona Staples, artist on the best-selling series Saga. • The shocking motivations of Superman’s new enemies are revealed — followed by the Beyond Universe debut of one of DC’s most beloved characters!



BATMAN, INCORPORATED #6

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #6


Written by GRANT MORRISON Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM Variant cover by JUAN JOSE RYP 1:100 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $3.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • Bat-Robots versus Man-Bat armies as Leviathan takes control of Gotham City! • Don’t miss the return of The Heretic! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



BATMAN AND ROBIN #15

BATMAN AND ROBIN #15


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY Cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T. • A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in! • Damian vs. The Joker! • Has The Joker finally met a Robin as dangerous as he is? Or will The Clown Prince of Crime claim another of Batman’s allies as his victim?



BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #15

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #15


Written by GREGG HURWITZ Art and cover by DAVID FINCH 1:25 B&W Variant cover by DAVID FINCH On sale JANUARY 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. • Batman’s final fight with Scarecrow is here! • The Dark Knight has been drugged and beaten, but now he’s going to stop Scarecrow’s plans as he takes to the skies over Gotham City!



BIRDS OF PREY #15

BIRDS OF PREY #15


Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Art and cover by ROMANO MOLENAAR and VICENTE CIFUENTES On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US• RATED T • It’s shake-up time as the team loses one member and gains a new one! • Meanwhile, something strange is happening to Black Canary, and Starling’s not sure what to do about it. Is this a hint of darker things to come?



BATWOMAN #15

BATWOMAN #15


Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN Art by TREVOR McCARTHY Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III 1:25 Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III On sale DECEMBER 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. • The Batwoman/Wonder Woman team-up continues! • The action is out of control as Bones, Chase, the DEO, Abbot and the Religion of Crime all descend on Gotham City to take part in the fight against Medusa! • And then at the end of the issue the all-new…ah…we can’t tell you but it’s awesome!



CATWOMAN #15

CATWOMAN #15


Written by ANN NOCENTI Art by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA Cover by TREVOR McCARTHY On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+. • Following her standoff against The Joker, Catwoman takes an easy job: stealing Eclipso’s Black Diamond from The Black Room! • The diamond’s power rises with the full moon…like on the night Catwoman sets out to take it!



DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #15

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #15


Written by MARC ANDREYKO Art by ROBSON ROCHA and OCLAIR ALBERT Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • The New Black and Blue team-up of Blue Devil and Black Lightning continues! • Blue Devil’s suit is the source of his power, and it’s out of control! • Black Lightning has to stop him…hey, maybe killing him will do the trick!



DEMON KNIGHTS #15

DEMON KNIGHTS #15


Written by PAUL CORNELL Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • EVERYTHING changes this issue! • Merlin, Lucifer and a connection from the past to Stormwatch are all here…right before the team enters what could be their final battle! • So what happens next? Or should the question be when? And whose hands will the Black Diamond fall into?



DIAL H #7

DIAL H #7


Written by CHINA MIEVILLE Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • A new storyline begins as Nelson and Manteau are off to Europe in search of a relic that might hold the answer to their secret powers! • Meanwhile, a powerful stranger arrives in Littleville to await their return.



DEATHSTROKE #15

DEATHSTROKE #15


Written by JUSTIN JORDAN Art and cover by SCOTT CLARK On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • A long dead memory from Slade's past resurfaces, looking for revenge! • Will the legendary assassin known as Deathstroke finally be pushed past his breaking point?



DETECTIVE COMICS #15

DETECTIVE COMICS #15


Written by JOHN LAYMAN Art by JASON FABOK Backup story art by ANDY CLARKE Cover by GREG CAPULLO 1:25 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale DECEMBER 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. • A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in! • What has The Joker done with The Penguin? • Guest-starring Poison Ivy and Clayface! • Plus: In the backup story, learn the secret way to make it as a super criminal in Gotham City. This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



EARTH 2 #7

EARTH 2 #7


Written by JAMES ROBINSON Art by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO 1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS On sale DECEMBER 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 form • Who is Hawkgirl? The secret is revealed! • Mr. Terrific makes his first appearance on Earth 2 since he left our world! • Don’t miss the aftermath of “THE GRUNDY APOCALYPSE!”



THE FLASH #15

THE FLASH #15


Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL 1:25 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale JANUARY 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. • Flash forward in time as Barry Allen goes to extreme measures to defeat Grodd! • Barry uses the Speed Mind to glimpse the future, and things are not looking good for him and the Rogues. • And that’s before things get much, much worse!



FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #15

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #15


Written by MATT KINDT Art and cover by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and WAYNE FAUCHER On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “ROTWORLD: SECRETS OF THE DEAD” finale! • Frankenstein vs. the last of the Colossi for possession of the soul-grinder, Victor Frankenstein’s unholy machine of destruction — but it’s the only hope against The Rot!



THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #15

THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #15


Written by DAN JURGENS Art and cover by DAN JURGENS and RAY McCARTHY On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Firestorm vs. Captain Atom! • Two of the most powerful heroes in the universe go head to head, and things are going to EXPLODE! • Don’t miss this issue’s shocking conclusion as the first hints of a disturbing new force in the DCU are seen!



GREEN ARROW #15

GREEN ARROW #15


Written by ANN NOCENTI Art by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II and ROB HUNTER Cover by AARON LOPRESTI On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Ollie begins a downward spiral as he slowly loses everything! • Betrayed and alone after the loss of Q-Corps, can the Emerald Archer hold on to his arsenal?



G.I. COMBAT #7

G.I. COMBAT #7


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Backup story written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by HOWARD CHAYKIN Backup story art by STAZ JOHNSON Cover by HOWARD CHAYKIN On sale DECEMBER 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+ • FINAL ISSUE • The Haunted Tank is on the loose in the Black Room. Plus: A resurrected Nazi is at the helm of the War Wheel! • Plus: In the backup story, The Unknown Soldier goes to war!



GREEN LANTERN #15

GREEN LANTERN #15


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY 1:25 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $3.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. • “Rise of the Third Army” continues! • Earth’s new Green Lantern meets Guy Gardner for the first time…and possibly the last! • The Third Army attacks! • And where are Hal 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 #15

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #15


Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and SCOTT HANNA Cover by TREVOR McCARTHY 1:25 B&W Variant cover by TREVOR McCARTHY On sale DECEMBER 12 • 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 • “Rise of the Third Army” continues! • Guy Gardner loses it — again! • Much more is revealed about the Guardians’ plans to eradicate the Green Lantern Corps and anything that stands in their way.



GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #15

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #15


Written by TONY BEDARD Art and cover by AARON KUDER 1:25 B&W Variant cover by AARON KUDER On sale DECEMBER 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. • “Rise of the Third Army” continues! • What do you have to do to get the greedy Orange Lantern Larfleeze to share his power? • When the Third Army attacks, Larfleeze does the unthinkable and helps Kyle Rayner attempt to wield the orange power of avarice! • How can Kyle hold up his end of the bargain he struck with Larfleeze?



GRIFTER #15

GRIFTER #15


Written by FRANK TIERI Art by MARAT MYCHAELS and DAVE BEATTY Cover by SCOTT CLARK On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Grifter and Voodoo vs. The Suicide Squad! • Is Amanda Waller responsible for all the bad things that have happened to Grifter? Will he stop shooting long enough to learn the truth? • Former Team 7 partners face off!



HUMAN BOMB #1

HUMAN BOMB #1


Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art and cover by JERRY ORDWAY On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 4, $2.99 US • RATED T • Ex-Marine and war veteran Michael Taylor discovers a conspiracy to use human bombs to destroy the United States! But how can he possibly stop them when he could be their ultimate bomb?



I, VAMPIRE #15

I, VAMPIRE #15


Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV Art and cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • Mary and company continue to piece together the secret of what turned Andrew evil — and the answer lies with Cain, the first vampire! • More secrets continue to flow from the events of issue #0.



JOE KUBERT PRESENTS #3

JOE KUBERT PRESENTS #3


Written and illustrated by JOE KUBERT, BRIAN BUNIAK and SAM GLANZMAN Cover by JOE KUBERT On sale JANUARY 2 • 48 pg, interior ads, FC, 3 of 6, $4.99 US • RATED T • The lost JOE KUBERT classic “The Redeemer” continues! • Plus, a very strange turn of events in “Angel and The Ape,” and another heartbreaking chapter of “U.S.S. Stevens.”



JSA: THE LIBERTY FILES – THE WHISTLING SKULL #1

JSA: THE LIBERTY FILES – THE WHISTLING SKULL #1


Written by B. CLAY MOORE Art and cover by TONY HARRIS 1:10 Variant cover by TONY HARRIS On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. See the order form for details. • A new series from acclaimed creators B. Clay Moore (Hawaiian Dick) and Tony Harris (EX MACHINA, STARMAN)! • In 1940s Europe, the Nazi war machine is on the move…but crimes are still committed in even the smallest hamlets. Can one heroic duo solve the most bizarre mystery of all? • From the world of the JSA: THE LIBERTY FILES, witness the birth of a new hero for the ages!



JUSTICE LEAGUE #15

JUSTICE LEAGUE #15


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO Backup story art by GARY FRANK Variant cover by BILLY TUCCI 1:25 “Throne of Atlantis” Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS 1:100 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO On sale DECEMBER 26 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Combo pack edition: $4.99 US Retailers: This issue will ship with five covers. Please see the order form for more information. • Part 1 of “THRONE OF ATLANTIS,” crossing over with AQUAMAN! • Don’t miss the debut of IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO (AQUAMAN) as the new JUSTICE LEAGUE art team! • Can the Justice League band together to battle the forces of Atlantis? • And in the backup feature, Shazam comes face to face with Black Adam, and Billy makes a decision that will shock his friends! This issue’s 1:25 “Throne of Atlantis” Variant cover connects with the AQUAMAN #15 1:25 “Throne of Atlantis” Variant cover to form a single image. This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #15

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #15


Written by JEFF LEMIRE and RAY FAWKES Art by MIKEL JANIN Cover by TREVOR McCARTHY On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • A new story arc starts here! • Trapped in a technologically advanced dimension where magic is outlawed and magic users are hunted and executed, the team must find Zatanna and Tim Hunter within 48 hours or be trapped there forever! • Rules have never stopped this team before, but their attempts to use magic in this issue are met with terrifying results.



LEGION LOST #15

LEGION LOST #15


Written by TOM DeFALCO Art by PETE WOODS Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • The lost Legionnaires must decide if they are willing to sacrifice millions in order to save billions! • Superboy and The Ravagers guest-star!



LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #3

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #3


Written by STEVE NILES Art and cover by TREVOR HAIRSINE On sale DECEMBER 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • The first time in print for these digital-first adventures! • After The Joker again escapes from Arkham Asylum, Batman begins to seriously question his impact on Gotham City. • A surprising delivery from Gordon could change everything! • Steve Niles (co-creator of 30 Days of Night) and Trevor Hairsine (Captain America) create a unique and poignant tale of The Dark Knight!



LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #15

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #15


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by FRANCIS PORTELA Cover by STEVE LIGHTLE On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • Welcome to Barcelona! So what’s this 21st century city doing in the 31st century? • Glorith, Dragonwing and Chemical Kid are on the case!



NIGHTWING #15

NIGHTWING #15


Written by KYLE HIGGINS Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in! • The Joker strikes Haly’s Circus — and Nightwing can’t stop a devastating murder.



THE PHANTOM STRANGER #3

THE PHANTOM STRANGER #3


Written by DAN DIDIO Art by BRENT ANDERSON and PHILIP TAN Cover by BRENT ANDERSON 1:25 Variant cover by PHILIP TAN On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. • The Stranger vs. Haunted Highwayman vs. Dr. 13! • The Stranger’s curse dictates that he must betray all those he encounters! Can he beat the odds this time? • The future and past of The New 52 collide in this issue!



RED LANTERNS #15

RED LANTERNS #15


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art and cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA 1:25 B&W Variant cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA On sale JANUARY 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. • “Rise of the Third Army” continues! • Atrocitus battles the Manhunters in the ultimate grudge match! • Rankorr learns the true cost of his rage!



RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #15

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #15


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by TIMOTHY GREEN II Cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in! • Red Hood and Red Robin team up against The Joker! • Teen Titans vs. The Outlaws!



THE RAVAGERS #7

THE RAVAGERS #7


Written by HOWARD MACKIE Art by IAN CHURCHILL and NORM RAPMUND Cover by IAN CHURCHILL On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • The return of Warblade and Rose Wilson! • Can the team finally act like a team — and survive? • Beast Boy deals with side effects from The Rot, and Caitlin asks Superboy the unthinkable!



THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #15

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #15


Plotted by ROB LIEFELD Scripted by FRANK TIERI Art and cover by JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERT On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • “HAWKMAN: WANTED” continues! • Hawkman is a fugitive — and everybody wants to kill him for his Nth Metal Armor. Good thing Carter’s always ready for a fight! • Guest-starring Deathstroke!



SUPERBOY #15

SUPERBOY #15


Written by TOM DeFALCO Art R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • The “H’EL ON EARTH” crossover event continues! • The moment is finally here: Superboy and Superman, face to face! • With Superboy dying from the wounds H’el inflicted on him, they may not have time for a heart-to-heart!



SUPERGIRL #15

SUPERGIRL #15


Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • The “H’EL ON EARTH” crossover event continues! • H’el takes Supergirl on a whirlwind tour of Earth and even space, all in an attempt to sway her to his cause. • On the surface of the sun, Supergirl must make a choice: Earth or H’el?



SUPERMAN #15

SUPERMAN #15


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT 1:25 Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT On sale JANUARY 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. • The “H’EL ON EARTH” crossover event continues! • Superman, Supergirl and Superboy are together at last! And it’s a disaster! • Superman and Supergirl have very different opinions on how to confront H’EL! And in order to stop a Kryptonian, Kal-El must seek help from Lex Luthor, the one person who does nothing but think about that!



SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #8

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #8


Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER Art by CHRISCROSS and MARC DEERING Cover by MICO SUAYAN On sale DECEMBER 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • The first time in print for these digital-first adventures! • The “Detective” epic reaches its heartpounding conclusion! • BATMAN and GREEN ARROW versus a Prankster-controlled MISTER FREEZE! • SUPERMAN versus PRANKSTER for the fate of METROPOLIS!



SUICIDE SQUAD #15

SUICIDE SQUAD #15


Written by ADAM GLASS Art by FERNANDO DAGNINO Cover by KEN LASHLEY On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in! • Harley continues her rather unpleasant reunion with The Joker! • Has the violent life of the Squad finally claimed Deadshot?



SWAMP THING #15

SWAMP THING #15


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by MARCO RUDY Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+. • “ROTWORLD: THE GREEN KINGDOM” part three! • Batman’s fate in the Rotworld is revealed! • Guest-starring the inmates of Arkham Asylum who have been dramatically affected by battling the Green, the Red and the Rot!



STORMWATCH #15

STORMWATCH #15


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art and cover by WILL CONRAD On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • Midnighter: enemy of Stormwatch? • The manipulations of the Shadow Lords have turned members of the team against each other! Is this the beginning of the end as we saw it in issue #0?



SWORD OF SORCERY #3

SWORD OF SORCERY #3


Written by CHRISTY MARX Backup story written by TONY BEDARD Art and cover by AARON LOPRESTI Backup story art by JESUS SAIZ 1:25 Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM On sale DECEMBER 19 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. • Amethyst finally meets her murderous Aunt Mordiel in person! But it turns out that Queen Graciel has secrets of her own. Will House Amethyst be further driven apart? • Plus: In the backup, story Beowulf leans the disturbing secret behind the war that ravaged the DC Universe!



TALON #3

TALON #3


Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH 1:25 Variant cover by ANDY CLARKE 1:00 B&W Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. • Talon’s secret history in Manhattan is explored while Calvin Rose searches for an important figure from his past. • Plus, what is the mysterious organization that has ties to Talon?



TEAM 7 #3

TEAM 7 #3


Written by JUSTIN JORDAN Art by JESUS MERINO Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT 1:25 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. • From the pages of RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS, the mysterious Essence joins the team’s battle against the Heart of Darkness known as the Black Diamond! • Before he was Deathstroke The Terminator, Slade Wilson was possessed by Eclipso! Is this the secret origin of a super villain? • The secret history of the superhuman cold war is here!



TEEN TITANS #15

TEEN TITANS #15


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND Cover by GREG CAPULLO 1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and MARK IRWIN On sale JANUARY 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 “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in! • Red Hood and Red Robin team up against The Joker! • Will Arsenal take over the Titans? • Guest-starring Batgirl!



WORLDS’ FINEST #7

WORLDS’ FINEST #7


Written by PAUL LEVITZ Art by KEVIN MAGUIRE, GEORGE PEREZ and SCOTT KOBLISH Cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE 1:25 B&W Variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE On sale DECEMBER 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. • Robin begrudgingly helps Huntress track down the threat to Wayne Enterprises, but little do they realize that threat is actually tracking them! • Meanwhile, Power Girl continues to explore the connection between Earth 2, Apokolips and this Earth, only to find herself in a stand-off with...a bunch of heavily armed 10-year-olds?!



WONDER WOMAN #15

WONDER WOMAN #15


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art and cover by CLIFF CHIANG 1:25 Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG On sale DECEMBER 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. • Who is Orion — and what are the New Gods?! • Massive changes are coming for Wonder Woman and the entire DC Universe! • Get ready for round 1 of Wonder Woman vs. Orion!



BEFORE WATCHMEN: NITE OWL #4

BEFORE WATCHMEN: NITE OWL #4


Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI Backup story written and illustrated by JOHN HIGGINS Art and cover by ANDY KUBERT and BILL SIENKIEWICZ 1:25 Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER RESOLICIT • On sale DECEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 4, $3.99 US • Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled. “Let it burn...” And don’t miss the latest chapter of the “Crimson Corsair” backup feature from writer/artist JOHN HIGGINS! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



BEFORE WATCHMEN: COMEDIAN #5

BEFORE WATCHMEN: COMEDIAN #5


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art and cover by J.G. JONES Backup story written and illustrated by JOHN HIGGINS 1:25 Variant cover by GARY FRANK On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $3.99 US Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. “Well...things got out of hand.” And don’t miss the latest chapter of the “Crimson Corsair” backup feature from writer/artist JOHN HIGGINS! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



BEFORE WATCHMEN: MINUTEMEN #5

BEFORE WATCHMEN: MINUTEMEN #5


Written by DARWYN COOKE Art and cover by DARWYN COOKE Backup story written and illustrated by JOHN HIGGINS 1:25 Variant cover by MICHAEL CHO On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $3.99 US Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. “Why is mommy crying, Uncle Hollis?” And don’t miss the latest chapter of the “Crimson Corsair” backup feature from writer/artist JOHN HIGGINS! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



BEFORE WATCHMEN: MOLOCH #2

BEFORE WATCHMEN: MOLOCH #2


Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI Art and cover by EDUARDO RISSO Backup story written and illustrated by JOHN HIGGINS 1:25 Variant cover by OLLY MOSS On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 2, $3.99 US Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. “We are doing great things here, Edgar. Amazing things.” And don’t miss the latest chapter of the “Crimson Corsair” backup feature from writer/artist JOHN HIGGINS! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.



ABSOLUTE BATMAN AND ROBIN: BATMAN REBORN HC (Resolicit)

ABSOLUTE BATMAN AND ROBIN: BATMAN REBORN HC (Resolicit)


Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by FRANK QUITELY, DAVID FINCH, PHILIP TAN, ANDY CLARKE, CAMERON STEWART, DUSTIN NGUYEN and more Cover by FRANK QUITELY Resolicit • On sale JANUARY 9 • 488 pg, FC, 8.25” x 12.5”, $99.99 US • Collects BATMAN AND ROBIN #1-16 and BATMAN: THE RETURN #1! • The DYNAMIC DUO battles the CIRCUS OF STRANGE! • The new Batman and Robin must deal with the return of THE JOKER! Retailers: This title is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.



ANIMAL MAN VOL. 2: ANIMAL VS. MAN TP

ANIMAL MAN VOL. 2: ANIMAL VS. MAN TP


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art by TRAVEL FOREMAN, STEVE PUGH, JEFF HUET, TIMOTHY GREEN II and JOSEPH SILVER Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN On sale JANUARY 9 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US • In this second ANIMAL MAN collection, when Buddy goes missing, his family receives assistance from John Constantine and the Justice League Dark. • Plus, learn the history between The Red, the Green, and the Rot! • Collects ANIMAL MAN #7-11 and 0 and ANIMAL MAN ANNUAL #1 THE CULLING: RISE OF THE RAVAGERS TP Written by SCOTT LOBDELL and TOM DeFALCO • Art by R.B. SILVA, PETE WOODS, BRETT BOOTH, IG GUARA and others • Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND On sale JANUARY 23 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US • The Teen Titans and the teen heroes from LEGION LOST are trapped in a deadly arena where young teen metahumans must fight each other to the death for survival! Can they defeat the teen death squad known as The Ravagers? • Collects LEGION LOST #8-9, SUPERBOY #8-9, TEEN TITANS #8-9 and TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #1



BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED HC (Resolicit)

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED HC (Resolicit)


Written by MARLY HALPERN-GLASER, PAUL CROCKER, SEFTON HILL, DEREK FRIDOLFS and PAUL DINI Art by MIKE S. MILLER, SIMON COLEBY, PETE WOODS and more Cover by DAVE WILKINS Resolicit • On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 160 pg, FC, $22.99 US • Collects BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #1-5! • Inspired by the best-selling videogame Batman: Arkham City and featuring Hugo Strange, Harley Quinn, The Joker, The Penguin and more! Retailers: This title is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.



BATGIRL VOL. 2: KNIGHTFALL DESCENDS HC

BATGIRL VOL. 2: KNIGHTFALL DESCENDS HC


Written by GAIL SIMONE Art by ARDIAN SYAF, VICENTE CIFUENTES and ED BENES Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US Back in her role as Batgirl, Barbara Gordon faces the deadly new gentleman killer Grotesque, who stalks the streets of Gotham City. • Plus: The Court of Owls sets its sights on Commissioner Gordon; and an innocent woman sentenced to Arkham Asylum emerges more dangerous than the inmates she was locked up with! • Collects BATGIRL #7-13 and 0.



BLUE BEETLE VOL. 2: BLUE DIAMOND TP

BLUE BEETLE VOL. 2: BLUE DIAMOND TP


Written by TONY BEDARD Art by IG GUARA, J.P. MAYER, MARCIO TAKARA, TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT Cover by PAUL RENAULD On sale JANUARY 30 • 224 pg, FC, $16.99 US • In this second BLUE BEETLE collection, Jaime Reyes struggles with the curse of the scarab that is the source of his powers, a loathsome threat emerges: a predator who stalks runaway children! • Collects BLUE BEETLE #7-12 and GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #9



BATMAN: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS TP

BATMAN: THROUGH THE LOOKING GLASS TP


Written by BRUCE JONES Art and cover by SAM KIETH On sale JANUARY 9 • 112 pg, FC, $14.99 US • In this original graphic novel, Batman meets The Mad Hatter for the first time — landing The Dark Knight in a Wonderland he could never have imagined, hot on the heels of a white rabbit. But is this strange place real or a hallucination?



BATMAN: THE NIGHT OF THE OWLS HC

BATMAN: THE NIGHT OF THE OWLS HC


Written by SCOTT SNYDER, JAMES TYNION IV, TONY S. DANIEL, JUDD WINICK, PETER J. TOMASI, DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI, GAIL SIMONE, SCOTT LOBDELL, KYLE HIGGINS, JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI Art by GREG CAPULLO, JASON FABOK, TONY S. DANIEL, DAVID FINCH, MARCOS TO, PATRICK GLEASON, TRAVEL FOREMAN, ARDIAN SYAF, KENNETH ROCAFORT, GUILLEM MARCH, EDDY BARROWS, MORITAT and others Cover by GREG CAPULLO On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 360 pg, FC, $29.99 US • In this new hardcover, evil spreads across Gotham City as Batman’s allies, including Red Robin, Batwing, Robin, Batgirl, the Birds of Prey, Nightwing and even Catwoman find themselves in a battle coming from all sides. • The Court of Owls makes its move against justice in this sprawling tale of corruption and violence. • Collects BATMAN #8-9, BATMAN ANNUAL #1, DETECTIVE COMICS #9, BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #9, BATWING #9, BATMAN AND ROBIN #9, RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #9, BIRDS OF PREY #9, BATGIRL #9, NIGHTWING #8-9 and ALL-STAR WESTERN #9.



BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT – GOLDEN DAWN TP

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT – GOLDEN DAWN TP


Written by DAVID FINCH and GRANT MORRISON Art by DAVID FINCH, JASON FABOK and more Cover by DAVID FINCH On sale JANUARY 23 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • This tale explores the murder of one of Bruce Wayne’s childhood friends! • Collects BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #1-5, plus a story from SUPERMAN/BATMAN #75 and BATMAN: THE RETURN #1!



BATMAN/DEATHBLOW DELUXE EDITION HC

BATMAN/DEATHBLOW DELUXE EDITION HC


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art by LEE BERMEJO and TIM BRADSTREET Cover by LEE BERMEJO On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 168 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $22.99 US • One is the World’s Greatest Detective. The other is a black-ops killer. What happens when the two meet? We’ll never know because Michael Cray, code name Deathblow, is dead. The Dark Knight faces the daunting task of finishing a job that someone else started, but for unknown reasons refused to finish. That someone was Michael Cray. • Collects BATMAN/DEATHBLOW: AFTER THE FIRE #1-3.



BATMAN, INCORPORATED TP

BATMAN, INCORPORATED TP


Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by YANICK PAQUETTE, CHRIS BURNHAM, MICHEL LACOMBE, SCOTT CLARK, CAMERON STEWART and DAVE BEATTY Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III On sale JANUARY 2 • 264 pg, FC, $19.99 US • The first eight issues of the 2010 series plus BATMAN, INCORPORATED: LEVIATHAN STRIKES #1, now in trade paperback! • The World’s Greatest Detective teams up with Catwoman, Batwoman and Batman, Incorporated representatives on international crimefighting missions against Lord Death Man in Japan, Argentina and more!



BATMAN AND ROBIN: DARK KNIGHT VS. WHITE KNIGHT TP

BATMAN AND ROBIN: DARK KNIGHT VS. WHITE KNIGHT TP


Written by PAUL CORNELL, PETER J. TOMASI and JUDD WINICK Art by GUILLEM MARCH, PATRICK GLEASON, SCOTT McDANIEL and more Cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY On sale JANUARY 30 • 208 pg, FC, $16.99 US • The Dark Knight and the Boy Wonder face foes new and old, including the mysterious White Knight, the villainous Absence and Jason Todd! • Collected from BATMAN AND ROBIN #17-25!



BATWOMAN VOL. 1: HYDROLOGY TP

BATWOMAN VOL. 1: HYDROLOGY TP


Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN Art by J.H. WILLIAMS III, AMY REEDER and others Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III On sale JANUARY 16 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • Collecting issues #0-5 of the DC Comics – The New 52 series! • Who or what is stealing children from the barrio, and for what vile purpose? Will Kate train her cousin, Bette Kane (a.k.a. Flamebird) to join her battle against crime? And why is a government agency suddenly taking an interest in her?



THE CULLING: RISE OF THE RAVAGERS TP

THE CULLING: RISE OF THE RAVAGERS TP


Written by SCOTT LOBDELL and TOM DeFALCO • Art by R.B. SILVA, PETE WOODS, BRETT BOOTH, IG GUARA and others • Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND On sale JANUARY 23 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US • The Teen Titans and the teen heroes from LEGION LOST are trapped in a deadly arena where young teen metahumans must fight each other to the death for survival! Can they defeat the teen death squad known as The Ravagers? • Collects LEGION LOST #8-9, SUPERBOY #8-9, TEEN TITANS #8-9 and TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #1



THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN TP NEW EDITION

THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN TP NEW EDITION


Written by JERRY ORDWAY, DAN JURGENS, LOUISE SIMONSON and ROGER STERN Art by JON BODGANOVE, TOM GRUMMETT, BUTCH GUICE, DAN JURGENS and others Cover by DAN JURGENS and JERRY ORDWAY On sale JANUARY 30 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • The classic collection returns in a newly recolored edition. • Can even Superman stop the unstoppable creature called Doomsday? If the assembled might of the JLA can’t do it, what hope does he have? • Collects SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #18-19, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #69, SUPERMAN #74-75 and ACTION COMICS #684.



GREEN ARROW VOL. 2: TRIPLE THREAT TP

GREEN ARROW VOL. 2: TRIPLE THREAT TP


Written by ANN NOCENTI Art by HARVEY TOLIBAO Cover by HOWARD PORTER On sale JANUARY 23 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • When Green Arrow meets genetically modified triplets known as Skylark, he is entranced by their beauty and the new technology they give him. But what is the truth about their father, King Leer, and his work? • Collects GREEN ARROW #7-13.



GREEN LANTERN VOL. 1: SINESTRO TP

GREEN LANTERN VOL. 1: SINESTRO TP


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO On sale JANUARY 2 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • The first six issues of the star-spanning series from DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 are collected in trade paperback, with stories by superstar writer Geoff Johns and artist Doug Mahnke! • There’s an unexpected new Green Lantern in town: Sinestro. And now, this renegade GL has set a course for Korugar with one purpose: To free his homeworld from the scourge of his own Sinestro Corps — with the not-so-willing help of Hal Jordan!



HARD TIME VOL. 2: SIXTEEN TP

HARD TIME VOL. 2: SIXTEEN TP


Written by STEVE GERBER Art and cover by BRIAN HURTT On sale JANUARY 2 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • After being convicted of a high-school shooting, 16-year-old Ethan Chiles is sentenced to 50 years in prison. But something powerful is growing in Ethan, giving him an almost uncontrollable power. • In this second collection, Ethan leaves solitary confinement and rejoins the prison’s general population. But can his strange power keep him and his few friends alive? • Collects HARD TIME #7-12.



JLA VOL. 3 TP

JLA VOL. 3 TP


Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by HOWARD PORTER, JOHN DELL, MARK PAJARILLO and WALDEN WONG Cover by HOWARD PORTER and JOHN DELL On sale JANUARY 16 • 344 pg, FC, $24.99 US • Collecting tales from JLA #22-26, 28-31 and 1,000,000! • The JLA’s very first foe, Starro the Conqueror, returns in this title now in trade paperback!



JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL VOL. 2: BREAKDOWN TP

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL VOL. 2: BREAKDOWN TP


Written by DAN JURGENS, GEOFF JOHNS, DAN DIDIO, ETHAN VAN SCIVER and JOE HARRIS Art by AARON LOPRESTI and others Cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND On sale JANUARY 2 • 200 pg, FC, $16.99 US • The plan was for the JLI was to be Earth’s official protectors. But once Breakdown and the Burners attacked, that all came to a swift end. • Plus: It’s the JLI vs. O.M.A.C.! • Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #7-12, THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #9 and JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL #1.



JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 1: ORIGIN TP

JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 1: ORIGIN TP


Written by GEOFF JOHNS Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS On sale JANUARY 30 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US • Now in trade paperback from comics superstars Geoff Johns and Jim Lee! • In a universe where Super Heroes are strange and new, Batman has discovered a dark evil that requires him to unite the World Greatest Heroes! Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Aquaman, The Flash and Cyborg unite for the first time to form the JUSTICE LEAGUE! • Don’t miss the thrill-a-minute collection of the first six issues of the best-selling comic!



SUPERMAN: LAST SON OF KRYPTON TP

SUPERMAN: LAST SON OF KRYPTON TP


Written by RICHARD DONNER and GEOFF JOHNS Art by ADAM KUBERT, GARY FRANK and JON SIBAL Cover by ADAM KUBERT On sale JANUARY 9 • 288 pg, FC, $19.99 US • Collects ACTION COMICS #844-846, 851, 866-870 and ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #11! • It’s Superman vs. Superman Revenge Squad and the Phantom Zone criminals – with the life of Christopher Kent hanging in the balance! • Plus: The “Brainiac” epic that set the stage for “New Krypton.”



SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL VOL. 7 TP

SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL VOL. 7 TP


Written by JOHN BYRNE and JERRY ORDWAY Art by JOHN BYRNE, JERRY ORDWAY and others Cover by JOHN BYRNE On sale JANUARY 16 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US • In these tales from 1987, Superman battles familiar foes including Brainiac, Lex Luthor and Toyman, and fights alongside Green Lantern and The Spectre. • Collects SUPERMAN #13-15, ACTION COMICS #596-597 and ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #436-438.



SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA VOL. 6 TP

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA VOL. 6 TP


Written by LEN WEIN, DENNIS O’NEIL, CARY BATES and others Art by DICK DILLIN and others Cover by NICK CARDY On sale JANUARY 23 • 528 pg, B&W, $19.99 US • In this new, value-priced collection of stories from the 1970s, the JLA faces foes including Felix Faust, the Shaggy Man, Eclipso, Amazo, the Injustice Society and more. • Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #107-132.



WAR OF THE GREEN LANTERNS: AFTERMATH TP

WAR OF THE GREEN LANTERNS: AFTERMATH TP


Written by TONY BEDARD, PETER J. TOMASI and SCOTT KOLINS Art by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA, TYLER KIRKHAM and more Cover by DAVE JOHNSON On sale JANUARY 9 • 208 pg, FC, $16.99 US • Collecting GREEN LANTERN CORPS #61-63, GREEN LANTERN: EMERALD WARRIORS #11-13 and WAR OF THE GREEN LANTERNS: AFTERMATH #1-2! • In the aftermath of “War of the Green Lanterns,” the Green Lantern Corps must pull themselves together in order to resume policing the universe.



WONDER WOMAN VOL. 1: BLOOD TP

WONDER WOMAN VOL. 1: BLOOD TP


Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art by CLIFF CHIANG and TONY AKINS Cover by CLIFF CHIANG On sale JANUARY 9 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • The first six issues of the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series, now in trade paperback! • Hippolyta, queen of the Amazons, has kept a secret from her daughter all her life — and when Wonder Woman learns who her father is, her life will shatter like brittle clay.



GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES TP

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES TP


Written by ART BALTAZAR, FRANCO and IVAN COHEN Art by DARIO BRIZUELA and LUCIANO VECCHIO Cover by DARIO BRIZUELA On sale JANUARY 16 • 128 pg, FC, $12.99 US • Collects GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #0-5! • What happens when Hal Jordan and Kilowog find a power ring abandoned in space? • More stories from the all-ages series!



LOT 13 #3

LOT 13 #3


Written by STEVE NILES Art and cover by GLENN FABRY On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 5, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS • The secrets of the house—and dangers—are deepening with every passing hour! • Austin’s reappearance covered in blood and holding a tomahawk raises some questions concerning not just to WHERE his family is, but WHEN!



HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #5

HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #5


Written by KEITH GIFFEN Art by PHILIP TAN and RUY JOSE Cover by DAVE WILKINS On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $2.99 US • As Adam is close to regaining his memories, he must now battle his most faithful companion: Battle Cat! • Skeletor puts his final plans for Adam’s destruction into place…will Eternia ever be the same?



LOONEY TUNES #210

LOONEY TUNES #210


Written by SCOTT GROSS Art by ROBERT POPE and SCOTT McRAE Cover by SCOTT GROSS On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • Bugs Bunny is running wild in a museum—and Elmer has to catch him! • What kind of impression(ism) will they make? • Has Bugs been framed?



GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #9

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #9


Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA On sale DECEMBER 12• 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • The Interceptor crew is attacked! • Hal and Razer get sucked into Myrwhydden’s pocket dimension! • How will Kilowog and Aya fare against the Red Lanterns? • The Free Comic Book Day story is completed in this issue!



SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #28

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #28


Written by SHOLLY FISCH Art by ROBERT POPE and SCOTT McRAE Cover by SCOTT GROSS On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • Oh no! A royal wraith is terrorizing a Chanukah celebration! • Can Scooby and friends save the Festival of Lights? • Find out what other yuletide ghouls lurk in this Scooby-Doo holiday special!



SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #8

SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #8


Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • Who are the mysterious alien menaces with the super family’s powers? • What is that strange alien symbol? What does it mean to Superman – and to Krypton?



YOUNG JUSTICE #23

YOUNG JUSTICE #23


Written by GREG WEISMAN Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • Batgirl takes on Match—alone! • Alpha Squad infiltrates Brainiac’s ship as it hovers above Metropolis! • Superboy and the Justice League battle their captor, Kylstar!



AMERICAN VAMPIRE #34

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #34


Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS “The Blacklist” is over. Lives have been shattered, alliances destroyed. Skinner and Pearl have made it halfway through the twentieth century and AMERICAN VAMPIRE hits a major turning point in the series.



FABLES: THE DELUXE EDITION BOOK 6 HC (Resolicit)

FABLES: THE DELUXE EDITION BOOK 6 HC (Resolicit)


Written by BILL WILLINGHAM Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM, JIM FERN, SHAWN McMANUS, STEVE LEIALOHA and others Cover by JAMES JEAN RESOLICIT • On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 224 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $29.99 US • MATURE READERS In this 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! Retailers: This title is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.



A.D.D.: ADOLESCENT DEMO DIVISION TP

A.D.D.: ADOLESCENT DEMO DIVISION TP


Written by DOUGLAS RUSHKOFF Art and cover by GORAN SUDZUKA and JOSE MARZAN, JR. On sale JANUARY 23 • 152 pg, FC, 6.75” x 9”, $16.99 US • MATURE READERS The original graphic novel, now in trade paperback! Raised from birth to appear on reality TV, the Adolescent Demo Division have special abilities that make them the envy of the world – and a concern to their keepers. But the search for their birth families leads to a harrowing discovery.



DJANGO UNCHAINED #1-2

DJANGO UNCHAINED #1-2


Based on the screenplay by QUENTIN TARANTINO Art by R.M. GUERA Movie key art cover Issue #1: 1:25 Variant cover by JIM LEE Issue #2: 1:25 Variant cover by TBD Issue #1 on sale DECEMBER 5 Issue #2 on sale JANUARY 2 Both 48 pg, FC, 1 & 2 of 5, $4.99 US • MATURE READERS Retailers: These issues each will ship with two covers. Please see the Order Form for details. • Oscar-winning writer/director Quentin Tarantino’s latest epic film script is adapted for comics! • The blood-soaked tale of a bounty-hunting dentist and his partner, a recently freed slave, in the post-Civil War South! • This is an adaptation of the full screenplay, including scenes that may not make it into the final theatrical cut!



FABLES #124

FABLES #124


Written by BILL WILLINGHAM Guest art by SHAWN McMANUS Cover by JOAO RUAS On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Bufkin and Lily’s heroic adventures are too big to contain in 3-page features, so this special full-issue epic will take us to the grand finale of our favorite flying monkey’s greatest adventure, co-starring his sometimes girlfriend Lily with guest art by painter extraordinaire Shawn McManus!



FABLES VOL. 18: CUBS IN TOYLAND TP

FABLES VOL. 18: CUBS IN TOYLAND TP


Written by BILL WILLINGHAM Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM, STEVE LEIALOHA and SHAWN McMANUS Cover by JOAO RUAS On sale JANUARY 16 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US • MATURE READERS In these tales from FABLES #114-121, a harrowing epic starts when Snow and Bigby’s cub Therese receives a Christmas gift from an unknown admirer. This red plastic boat may hold the key to a deep, disturbing secret that will incite a series of soul-crushing events for the denizens of Fabletown. Plus, don’t miss Bufkin’s (mis)adventures in Oz!



FAIREST #10

FAIREST #10


Written by LAUREN BEUKES Art by INAKI MIRANDA Cover by ADAM HUGHES On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS In part 3 of “The Hidden Kingdom,” Rapunzel kicks ass when hungry ghosts and angry Yakuza storm the skyscraper. Meanwhile, Bigby and Frau Totenkinder arrive in Japan only to get captured by local Harijuku girls. And back in the dark, simmering pit that is the witching well, something is stirring — and it wants out.



GLOBAL FREQUENCY TP

GLOBAL FREQUENCY TP


Written by WARREN ELLIS Art and cover by GARRY LEACH, GLENN FABRY, STEVE DILLON, ROY A. MARTINEZ, JON J. MUTH, DAVID LLOYD, SIMON BISLEY, CHRIS SPROUSE, KARL STORY, LEE BERMEJO, TOMM COKER, JASON PEARSON and GENE HA Cover by BRIAN WOOD On sale JANUARY 30 • 288 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS Collecting the entire GLOBAL FREQUENCY 12-issue series in one volume! Global Frequency is a worldwide rescue organization that offers a last shred of hope when all other options have failed. Manned by 1,001 operatives, the Frequency is made up of experts in fields as diverse as bio-weapon engineering and Le Parkour Running. Each agent — equipped with a special mobile vid-phone — is specifically chosen by Miranda Zero, enigmatic leader of the Global Frequency, based on proximity, expertise, and, in some cases, sheer desperation!



HELLBLAZER #298

HELLBLAZER #298


Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by GIUSEPPI CAMUNCOLI and STEFANO LANDINI Cover by SIMON BISLEY On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Strange portents lead Constantine to believe he’s going to die in five days. How far will he go to convince his skeptical wife that his days are numbered? Find out in “Death and Cigarettes” part 1!



HOUSE OF SECRETS OMNIBUS HC

HOUSE OF SECRETS OMNIBUS HC


Written by STEVEN T. SEAGLE Art by TEDDY KRISTIANSEN, DUNCAN FEGREDO, DEAN ORMSTON and others Cover by TEDDY KRISTIANSEN On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 752 pg, FC, $75.00 US • MATURE READERS In this hardcover collecting HOUSE OF SECRETS #1-25, a story from VERTIGO: WINTER’S EDGE #1 and the 2-part FAÇADE miniseries, teenage runaway Rain Harper becomes part of a supernatural justice system in a haunted mansion. Five otherworldly spirits known as the Juris summon people to judge them for their secrets. Acting as a “witness,” Rain must try to save the defendants from their sentences.



PUNK ROCK JESUS #6

PUNK ROCK JESUS #6


Written by SEAN MURPHY Art and cover by SEAN MURPHY On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, B&W, 6 of 6, $2.99 US • No interior ads • MATURE READERS In this thrilling conclusion to the acclaimed miniseries, Chris and the Flak Jackets head to Jerusalem, the last stop on their world tour. But in this final concert, will the punk messiah rise above the protests from the world’s three major religions, or will he take matters into his own hands?



SAUCER COUNTRY #10

SAUCER COUNTRY #10


Written by PAUL CORNELL Art and cover by RYAN KELLY On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS Arcadia’s team finds itself under siege at the Democrat candidate’s debate in Las Vegas, Michael finds himself wondering what’s real and what he’s capable of, and Kidd discovers the secrets behind the men in black, all in part two of three of “The Reticulan Candidate.”



SLEEPER OMNIBUS HC

SLEEPER OMNIBUS HC


Written by ED BRUBAKER Art by SEAN PHILLIPS, COLIN WILSON and JIM LEE Cover by SEAN PHILLIPS On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 720 pg, FC, $75.00 US • MATURE READERS Collecting POINT BLANK #1-5, SLEEPER #1-24, COUP D’ETAT: SLEEPER #1 and COUP D’ETAT: AFTERWARD #1, SLEEPER tells the story of agent Holden Carver, a reluctant double agent without hope of rescue. Tao, the criminal mastermind whose organization Carver has infiltrated, had Carver’s only lifeline, spymaster John Lynch, shot, leaving him in a coma. Tao’s cut off every means of escape, and he’s persuaded Carver to join him...for real this time.



SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING BOOK 3 TP

SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING BOOK 3 TP


Written by ALAN MOORE Art by STEPHEN BISSETTE, JOHN TOTLEBEN, RICK VEITCH and others Cover by STEPHEN BISSETTE and JOHN TOTLEBEN On sale JANUARY 2 • 208 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS Collecting issues #35-42 of Alan Moore’s award-winning SWAMP THING, this volume brims with visceral horrors including underwater vampires, a werewolf under an unusual curse, and the debut of John Constantine!



SWEET TOOTH #40

SWEET TOOTH #40


Written by JEFF LEMIRE Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE 1:10 Variant cover by TIMOTHY TRUMAN On sale DECEMBER 5 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • MATURE READERS • FINAL ISSUE Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. Gus’s journey comes to an end and the fate of the hybrids is revealed in the final issue of the acclaimed Vertigo series!



THE UNWRITTEN #44

THE UNWRITTEN #44


Written by MIKE CAREY Art by PETER GROSS Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU On sale DECEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS In the classical underworld of Hades, Tom takes on harpies, sinister ferrymen and multiheaded dogs. But none of these encounters prepare him for his meeting with the king — or for the responsibilities he has to take on for some very familiar damned souls.



BATMAN ARKHAM CITY: HARLEY QUINN STATUE

BATMAN ARKHAM CITY: HARLEY QUINN STATUE


What’s black and white and red all over? This beautiful new statue based on Arkham City’s Harley Quinn! Harley’s stunning design and edgy new costume is perfectly complimented by the statue’s minimalist color scheme, so order one today before it’s too late! This hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box. Statue measures approximately 9.25" tall. Sculpted by Jack Mathews $124.95 US On Sale January, 2013 *Allocations May Occur



BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE STATUE BY FRANK MILLER (SECOND EDITION)

BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE STATUE BY FRANK MILLER (SECOND EDITION)


BASED ON THE ART OF FRANK MILLER SCULPTED BY ALTERTON BIZARRE The “Batman: Black & White” line of collectables proudly presents this gritty interpretation of the Dark Knight like only the legendary Frank Miller can provide. The monochromatic tones blend perfectly with the moodiness of Miller’s design—this is sure to be one of the most sought-after statues in the series. So order today! Statue measures 7.25” high x 7.5” wide x 3” deep. $79.95 US • On Sale January, 2013 *Allocations May Occur



BEFORE WATCHMEN: SILK SPECTRE STATUE

BEFORE WATCHMEN: SILK SPECTRE STATUE


Sculpted by Tim Miller After begrudgingly assuming her mother’s heroic mantle, Laurie Jupiter stands ready to fight crime as the Silk Spectre! Straight from the pages of BEFORE WATCHMEN as designed by Amanda Conner, this statue is a lovely addition to any WATCHMEN fan’s collection. Statue approximately measures 10.5” high x 5.5" wide x 5" deep $149.95 US• On sale January, 2013 *Allocations May Occur



DC COMICS SUPER VILLAINS: THE JOKER BUST

DC COMICS SUPER VILLAINS: THE JOKER BUST


Sculpted by Phil Ramirez Shh! The Joker has a secret—and you know it’s the worst kind. Sitting atop a cloud of Joker gas and wearing his classic purple tuxedo, this brand new bust showcases the mischievous mentality of Clown Prince of Crime—so order now, or the joke’s on you! Measuring approximately 6” high x 4” wide x 6.75” deep, his hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box. $69.95 US • On Sale January, 2013 *Allocations May Occur



JUSTICE LEAGUE: SUPERMAN ACTION FIGURE

JUSTICE LEAGUE: SUPERMAN ACTION FIGURE


BASED ON THE BEST-SELLING COMIC BOOK BY GEOFF JOHNS & JIM LEE! When enemies from a distant galaxy threaten the survival of his adopted planet, even the World’s Greatest Heroes need Superman! Superman – 6.8” h * Action Figure * $22.95 US • On Sale January, 2013 *Allocations May Occur



BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS ACTION FIGURE 4-PACK

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS ACTION FIGURE 4-PACK


The gang’s all here in this special “The Dark Knight Returns” 4-Pack featuring Batman, Robin, Superman, and The Joker! Based on Frank Millers’s now-legendary designs, this is a must-have for fans of Miller’s seminal classic. * Action Figure * $59.95 US • On Sale January, 2013 *Allocations May Occur