DC Comics December 2011 Full Solicitations
JUSTICE LEAGUE #4Written by GEOFF JOHNSArt and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS1:25 Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT1:200 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEEOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED TCombo pack edition: $4.99 USRetailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.The superstar team of Geoff Johns and Jim Lee continue the origin of the Justice League as The World’s Greatest Heroes face the might of Apokolips – and find aid in an unlikely hero, as Cyborg is created!Plus, Andy Kubert returns an amazing variant cover – his first new work after the smash-hit FLASHPOINT!This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition, polybagged with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.
AQUAMAN #4Written by GEOFF JOHNSArt and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADOOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TThere are parts of the ocean even Aquaman should not enter. Now Aquaman and Mera must descend into uncharted territory: the smoky black crevice at the bottom of the Atlantic Ocean, home of the cannibalistic creatures known only as the Trench. One last secret behind these loathsome creatures will be revealed as “The Trench” thunders toward its bloodcurdling conclusion!
JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #4Written by DAN JURGENSArt by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT RYANCover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIENDOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TOn their first mission, the team has been separated and defeated – or so it seems! But when a new, galactic threat shows its face, will our heroes be able to defeat it or will the whole world suffer destruction on a cosmic scale?
WONDER WOMAN #4Written by BRIAN AZZARELLOArt and cover by CLIFF CHIANGOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TWonder Woman has left Paradise Island behind, but Hera is just arriving. Without the Amazons’ most powerful daughter to protect them, can they withstand the wrath of a God who once favored them? And why would Zola want Diana to march right back into the eye of the storm?
THE FLASH #4Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATOArt and cover by FRANCIS MANAPULVariant cover by ERIC BASALDUA1:200 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPULOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TRetailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.As Central City remains dark from the recent EMP blast, The Fastest Man Alive remains in hot pursuit of the one who set it off: Mob Rule! What does Mob Rule really want? Learn the rest of his origin right here!
CAPTAIN ATOM #4Written by J.T. KRULArt by FREDDIE WILLIAMS IICover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAUOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TBefore he received his godlike powers, Captain Atom was a military man – an Air Force pilot. Now, he’s being recruited again to serve his country as only he can. But will Captain Atom go along with his new role as a weapon of mass destruction?
THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #4Written by GAIL SIMONE and ETHAN VAN SCIVERArt by YILDIRAY CINARCover by ETHAN VAN SCIVEROn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TThis issue, the spotlight turns toward the Middle East and sinister forces that wish to get their hands on their very own Nuclear Men! But what is the mysterious connection to Ronnie and Jason? Plus, as the action explodes into all-out meltdown, the boys will have to deal with a wounded friend before time runs out!
GREEN ARROW #4Written by KEITH GIFFEN and DAN JURGENSArt by DAN JURGENS and GEORGE PEREZCover by DAVE WILKINSOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TIt’s a Tokyo showdown! At an international tech expo that caters to the likes of WayneTech and Queen Industries, party crasher Green Arrow finds himself in the sights of a mystery woman bent on taking down “evil” corporations – like the one Green Arrow owns!
DC UNIVERSE ONLINE LEGENDS #19-20Written by MARV WOLFMANArt by MIKE S. MILLER, HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAYCover #19 by MIKE S. MILLERCover #20 by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAYWith Brainiac’s final play revealed, the Justice League – minus Superman – must find a way to stop this final threat to Earth. Can the newly empowered civilians from The Daily Planet building help? Where will Earth turn in this dark hour?As Brainiac’s invading force prepares for combat, Batman must make a deadly decision that may put him at odds with the entire JLA. It’s a decision that could save the Earth, and the Dark Knight will stop at nothing – even fighting his allies – to guarantee success...but can anyone save him from himself?#19 on sale DECEMBER 14#20 on sale DECEMBER 2832 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #4Written by PAUL JENKINSArt by BERNARD CHANGCover by RYAN SOOKOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TStep right up, step right up! Watch as Deadman plays “20 Questions” with the enigmatic Son of the Morning on a roller coaster ride like no other! Plus: Ever wonder why good things happen to bad people? Why banks put Braille writing on drive-through ATMs? And just what exactly is the nature of your relationship with God? Then you must read DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #4!
THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #4Written by TONY S. DANIELArt and cover by PHILIP TANOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TThe exciting conclusion to the Savage Hawkman’s first adventure is here! Hawkman battles his way through Dr. Kane’s compound, where the alien monstrosity known as Morphicius is sheltered. But in his quest for alien knowledge, Dr. Kane unknowingly jumpstarts what Morphicius refers to as the Black Plague. Can Hawkman contain this deadly outbreak, or will New York soon become infected with lethal, fast-spreading alien organisms?
MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #3Written by AARON LOPRESTI, KEVIN MAGUIRE and MATT KINDTArt by AARON LOPRESTI, KEVIN MAGUIRE, MATT RYAN and SCOTT KOLINSCover by RICK LEONARDI and DAN GREENOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 40 pg, 3 of 6, FC, $3.99 US • RATED TFrom a giant snake smashing through Zanzibar – and through Robotman – and an ancient reptile stalking the alleyways of Gotham City, to the endless plague of titans attracted to Tanga on a faraway planet, our heroes are put to the test as they face off against their demons!
MISTER TERRIFIC #4Written by ERIC WALLACEArt by GIANLUCA GUGLIOTTA and WAYNE FAUCHERCover by J.G. JONESOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TAn alien S.O.S. draws Mister Terrific into the ninth dimension. But what begins as scientific exploration quickly turns deadly when he is taken prisoner by the villainous Kryl. Now the world’s third-smartest man must engineer an extraterrestrial jailbreak! Easy, right? But even if he succeeds, how can Mister Terrific escape the inner demons that haunt him?
ACTION COMICS #4Written by GRANT MORRISON and JOSHUA HALE FIALKOVArt by RAGS MORALES, GENE HA, RICK BRYANT and MATT CAMPCover by RAGS MORALESVariant cover by GREG CAPULLO1:200 B&W Variant cover by RAGS MORALESOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED TThis issue will ship with three covers. See the order form for more information.Is your mind prepared for an encounter with the deadly Terminauts? What awful master do they serve? What horrible fate awaits Superman and the city of Metropolis? The true scope of Grant Morrison and Rags Morales’ ACTION COMICS run begins to come into view, so get those sunglasses ready, ‘cause it is gonna be blinding!And in a backup story from writer Joshua Hale Fialkov and artist Matt Camp that spins out of ACTION COMICS #2, John Henry Irons takes his first steps toward becoming the hero known as Steel!
SUPERMAN #4Written by GEORGE PEREZArt by JESUS MERINOBreakdowns and cover by GEORGE PEREZOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TDiscover the origin of the new foes who have been making The Man of Steel’s life so painful and chaotic lately. What are their ties to the current ACTION COMICS epic? Plus, Lois Lane uncovers a tragic secret from Superman’s past!
SUPERGIRL #4Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSONArt and cover by MAHMUD ASRAROn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TTrapped and powerless aboard a space station, Supergirl is at the mercy of an ingenious new foe who wants to learn everything there is to know about her. But Supergirl is more than just her powers, and she’ll soon show this foe – and all of Earth – what’s she truly capable of! Plus, more on the Girl of Steel’s mysterious origin!
SUPERBOY #4Written by SCOTT LOBDELLArt by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEANCover by SHANE DAVIS and JONATHAN GLAPIONOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TSuperboy has learned the truth about what he really is...and he’s not taking it well. Alone in New York and surrounded by holiday cheer, it’s a struggle to keep his emotions and his powers in check...and he’s on a crash course with a dangerous pair of murderous young metahumans who are more like him than he might want to admit!
BATMAN #4Written by SCOTT SNYDERArt by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPIONCover by MIKE CHOIVariant cover by ANDY KUBERT1:200 B&W variant cover by GREG CAPULLOOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TRetailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.Shocking discoveries lead Batman deeper into the mystery of the Court of Owls and its secret and bloody ties to both Gotham City and the Wayne family. But an even deadlier threat awaits Batman: a trap set hundreds of years ago, far beneath his city. The war for Gotham’s soul begins here!
PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE #3Written by GREGG HURWITZArt and cover by SZYMON KUDRANSKIOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 5, $2.99 US • RATED TIn the third issue of best-selling novelist Gregg Hurwitz’s PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE miniseries, the Penguin has a new girlfriend! But his new relationship is just an excuse for bigger heists and more vicious crimes, all to obtain gifts for his loved ones! And the flashier the crime, the more easily it catches Batman’s eye. With The Dark Knight hot on his trail, will the Penguin back away from his life of crime – or will he continue his push to take over Gotham City’s criminal underworld?
DETECTIVE COMICS #4Written by TONY S. DANIELArt and cover by TONY S. DANIEL and SANDU FLOREAOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TAs Batman uncovers a deranged plot with far-reaching tentacles that touch some of the city’s most elite citizens, he finds himself facing off against his newest and most fearsome foes: Dollmaker and his twisted family of killers!
BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #4Written by PAUL JENKINS and DAVID FINCHArt and cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIENDOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TBatman must race against time to save a friend’s life. But his mission may prove impossible as he reels under the weight of three hundred chemically enhanced super-criminals who stand against him. All clues point to one psychotic criminal, and all roads to a solution that will lead to one secret location... but will Batman arrive too late to stop the rage let loose on his city?
BATMAN INCORPORATED: LEVIATHAN STRIKES #1Written by GRANT MORRISONArt by CHRIS BURNHAM and CAMERON STEWARTCover by CHRIS BURNHAMOne-Shot • On sale DECEMBER 21 • 80 pg, FC, $6.99 US • RATED TIn this sensational, giant-sized one-shot spinning out of BATMAN INCORPORATED, Batman realizes to his horror that he’s been outwitted as the true identity of Leviathan continues to elude him. Is his deadly adversary an old foe with a grudge to settle, a new face of evil…or something completely different? Only one thing is certain: You won’t soon forget the shocking ending!
BATWING #4Written by JUDD WINICKArt by CHRISCROSSCover by BEN OLIVEROn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TAs Massacre’s bloody reign of murder continues and more heroes fall, Batwing closes in on this mad villain. But with his memories stirring, Batwing’s dark past begins to emerge... At last, the truth of his past will come to light.
BATMAN AND ROBIN #4Written by PETER J. TOMASIArt and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAYOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TBatman and Robin are at the mercy of NoBody as he forces them to embrace a new way to battle crime and injustice. But Batman has other ideas! Plus: Don’t miss the origin of NoBody!
BIRDS OF PREY #4Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKIArt by JESUS SAIZCover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIENDOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TThe only thing worse than a bomb on a speeding train is three bombs. Hidden inside the skulls of three different people. All on the same speeding train. And the Birds of Prey – Black Canary, Starling, Katana and Poison Ivy – know the names of only two of these walking bombs. Don’t miss the shocking revelation that will rewrite the rules of the team forever! Yes, we know it’s only issue #4! Guest starring Batgirl!
CATWOMAN #4Written by JUDD WINICKArt and cover by GUILLEM MARCHOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+Catwoman pays a call on Wayne Manor, but those who live there prefer that you call first. Then Selina Kyle says goodbye to an old friend, says hello to an older one, and resolves more firmly than ever to strike out on her own. Only one of those things almost gets her killed.
BATMAN: ODYSSEY VOL. 2 #3Written by NEAL ADAMSArt by NEAL ADAMS and BILL SIENKIEWICZCover by NEAL ADAMS1:10 B&W variant cover by NEAL ADAMSRetailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.On sale DECEMBER 21 • 40 pg, FC, 3 of 7, $3.99 US • RATED TBatman has sidestepped death time and time again, but that all ends in this issue with the gut-wrenching reality of the Underworld. It’s a surreal – yet all too real – voyage into a personal hell of his own. Batman will never be the same.
BATWOMAN #4Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMANArt and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS IIIOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TBlood drenches the back alleys of Gotham City in Part four of “Hydrology” – and Batwoman’s life begins to burn!
BATGIRL #4Written by GAIL SIMONEArt by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTESCover by ADAM HUGHESOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TBatgirl’s secret past finally catches up to her as she races to a final confrontation with the deadly sociopath Mirror! All the answers start right here in this thrilling issue!
RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #4Written by SCOTT LOBDELLArt and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORTOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TThe man who has pursued Starfire all the way to the wilds of Colorado has only one thing on his mind: her slow and painful death. His name is Crux – and he’s done some dark and dangerous work on his DNA to reach his goal of ridding the Earth of every alien on the planet! And Kori’s about to learn that Red Hood and Roy Harper have their hands full with the ancient evil known as The Untitled!
NIGHTWING #4Written by KYLE HIGGINSArt by TREVOR McCARTHYCover by EDDY BARROWSOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TAs Haly’s continues to travel the east coast, Dick’s search for answers take him – and the circus – to Miami! But when a case from Gotham City brings Barbara Gordon to Florida, Nightwing and Batgirl must work together to bring a thief to justice. Be here as Nightwing and Batgirl tackle South Beach – and discover the true nature of the circus! The answers start this issue!
HUNTRESS #3Written by PAUL LEVITZArt by MARCUS TO and JOHN DELLCover by GUILLEM MARCHOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, 3 of 6, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TThe Huntress has vowed to take down one of the most powerful mob bosses in Europe...but who’s the even more powerful man behind him? And why is she facing a showdown in the ancient ruins of Pompeii?
GREEN LANTERN #4Written by GEOFF JOHNSArt by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMYCover by DOUG MAHNKE and KEITH CHAMPAGNEVariant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL1:200 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKEOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TRetailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.They’ve pillaged and enslaved his homeworld. Now the fear-mongering Sinestro Corps must face newly reinstated Green Lantern Sinestro. Can the renegade GL liberate Korugar from the army he assembled?
GREEN LANTERN CORPS #4Written by PETER J. TOMASIArt by FERNANDO PASARIN and SCOTT HANNACover by ANDY KUBERTOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TJohn Stewart has gone from being a Green Lantern soldier to prisoner of war! And in the process, he learns who the Corps’ mysterious enemy truly is and what they really want. The truth will rock the Corps to its foundation!
GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #4Written by TONY BEDARDArt and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATTOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TThe Green Lanterns’ homeworld is under attack! Members of each of the Lantern Corps have laid siege to the powerful Guardians of the Universe to reclaim their stolen power rings, but only now has the Orange Lantern Larfleeze entered the fray...and he’s not alone. The secret behind the stolen rings will be revealed and the status of Kyle Rayner within the Green Lantern Corps will be changed – forever!
RED LANTERNS #4Written by PETER MILLIGANArt by ED BENES, DIEGO BERNARD and ROB HUNTERCover by ED BENES and ROB HUNTEROn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+A Red Lantern’s tale never has a happy ending, so brace yourself for the tragic tales of Skallox, Zillius Zox and Ratchet. Their violent destinies set the stage for their new life as seekers of bloody vengeance!
THE SHADE #3Written by JAMES ROBINSONArt by CULLY HAMNERCover by TONY HARRIS1:10 Variant cover by CULLY HAMNEROn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 12, $2.99 US RATED T+Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.The Shade must take a trip “Down Under” to find the answers he seeks about his past! In Sydney, he encounters an old ally named Diablo Blacksmith. But deep in the heart of the Outback lies a monstrous foe, one that The Shade must face completely on his own, and one that knows all of The Shade’s weaknesses.
JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #4Written by PETER MILLIGANArt by MIKEL JANINCover by RYAN SOOKOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TMadame Xanadu’s plan is working! Zatanna, John Constantine, Shade the Changing Man, Mindwarp and Deadman are all being brought together. But will Xanadu’s manipulations blow up in her face when she learns that Enchantress has grown too powerful to be controlled?
SWAMP THING #4Written by SCOTT SNYDERArt by VICTOR IBANEZCover by YANICK PAQUETTEOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+All across the world, those with a primal connection to the forces of life and death can feel that something is very wrong. The war between The Green andThe Other has begun, and the knights of decay walk the Earth unchecked – but without Alec Holland, the Green has no champion strong enough to fight back!
FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #4Written by JEFF LEMIREArt by ALBERTO PONTICELLICover by J.G. JONESOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T“Monster Planet” comes to its world-shattering conclusion as Frankenstein and Nina take on the massive Sea Monster, while Lady Frankenstein and the rest of the Creature Commandos go head to head with the colossal Ogre Titan. Plus: Don’t miss the debut of the G.I. Robot Squadron and the new War Wheel!
ANIMAL MAN #4Written by JEFF LEMIREArt and cover by TRAVEL FOREMANOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+After coming face to face with the mysterious Totems, Buddy learns the truth about Maxine’s destiny – but it may be too late, as The Red is infiltrated by agents of The Other, and Buddy struggles to control his new, unfiltered powers with deadly results! Meanwhile, Ellen and Cliff must face the last Hunters alone!
I, VAMPIRE #4Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOVArt by ANDREA SORRENTINOCover by JENNY FRISONOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+Straight from the pages of JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK comes John Constantine! Problem is, rather than help Andrew in his war against the Queen of Blood, Constantine figures it would make more sense to just wipe out all of the vampires, including Andrew!
RESURRECTION MAN #4Written by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNINGArt by FERNANDO DAGNINOCover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADOOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+Who is the Transhuman? And why is he risking his life for the Resurrection Man? And even with his help, will our hero be able to fend off the bounty-hunting Body Doubles and the forces of both Heaven and Hell?
DEMON KNIGHTS #4Written by PAUL CORNELLArt by MIKE CHOI and DIOGENES NEVES & OCLAIR ALBERTCover by MIKE CHOIOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TIt wasn’t a coincidence that the Shining Knight found herself in Little Spring as the Horde massed at the village gates. She’s on a quest, and has been all her long life – whether she’s known it or not! Now, a powerful vision will reveal to her the true stakes of the battle for Little Spring and pull back the curtain on one of the biggest secrets in the DC Universe! Don’t miss “Merlin Watches The Storm,” featuring guest art by the sensational Mike Choi (X-Force)! And yes, “storm” is a hint.
STORMWATCH #4Written by PAUL CORNELLArt and cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDAOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TThe earth is being eaten alive! As the unstoppable alien antibody continues consuming everything in its path, Stormwatch awakens a slumbering [information redacted] buried deep within the earth. But has the team found an ally or a threat greater than the antibody? However it plays out, the DC landscape literally will be changed forever! Plus: Don’t miss a major change to the Stormwatch roster!
T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS #2Written by NICK SPENCERArt by WES CRAIG and JERRY ORDWAYCover by FRAZER IRVINGOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, 2 of 6, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TIt’s the return of Warlord and his underground race, the Subterraneans! For too long their voices have gone unheard, their claims of mistreatment by T.H.U.N.D.E.R. and the people of the surface world ignored! Today, they send a message to those who have done them wrong – by executing Dynamo! Plus, in a special sequence drawn by the legendary Jerry Ordway, learn about the man who built the devices that power the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents – and more about the mysterious super-computer known as Daniel.
DEATHSTROKE #4Written by KYLE HIGGINSArt by JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERTCover by SIMON BISLEYOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+Deathstroke incarcerated! As the world’s fiercest mercenary is shipped off to a metahuman prison, Slade uncovers a new wrinkle in his quest to root out the forces working to manipulate him – and the Blackhawks may be a part of it! Also, what exactly is in the briefcase? The answer will shock you!
GRIFTER #4Written by NATHAN EDMONDSONArt by SCOTT CLARK and DAVE BEATYCover by CAFU and JASON GORDEROn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TSeattle is known for coffee, clouds, and Q-Core. Grifter’s struggle has led him to the headquarters of a hero, but not without a few surprises along the way. Just when the gun-wielding con man thinks he’s gotten the upper hand in his situation, he realizes he’s put himself in the center of the bull’s-eye! Guest-starring Green Arrow!
VOODOO #4Written by RON MARZArt by SAMI BASRICover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHEROn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T+The mysterious Voodoo has left destruction in her wake since fleeing New Orleans. Her nemesis Special Agent Fallon remains hot on her trail as she heads for Metropolis…and Fallon isn’t the only one, as a new, third player enters the hunt.
SUICIDE SQUAD #4Written by ADAM GLASSArt by FEDERICO DALLACCHIOCover by DAN PANOSIANOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+The body count rises! Another Squad member falls – but not the way you might expect! Betrayal follows betrayal as Captain Boomerang joins the Squad in a smash-and-grab against the terrorist organization Kobra, and Harley Quinn shows why you should never, ever recruit Squad members from Arkham Asylum. Brace yourself for a last-page shocker the likes of which the Squad has never faced before!
O.M.A.C. #4Written by DAN DIDIO and KEITH GIFFENArt and cover by KEITH GIFFEN and SCOTT KOBLISHOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TKevin Kho finally makes it back home – but while trying to pull the pieces of his life back together, he inadvertently disconnects from Brother Eye! Unfortunately, Kevin’s freedom comes with a price, because now he’s alone and forced to defend himself against Checkmate and their lethal Bio-gators!
BLACKHAWKS #4Written by MIKE COSTAArt by GRAHAM NOLAN and TREVOR SCOTTCover by KEN LASHLEYOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED TThe Blackhawks have a brutal, apocalyptic showdown in the Eyrie against their newest, most dangerous foe. Meanwhile, Canada and Wildman enact a desperate plan to escape their captors...but escape to where?
MEN OF WAR #4Written by IVAN BRANDON and B. CLAY MOOREArt by TOM DERENICK and PAUL McCAFFREYCover by VIKTOR KALVACHEVOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+Easy Company wrestles with the betrayal of one of their own, as each man processes Kobra’s secret in his own way. But the company must forge ahead, marching into unknown enemy territory – while an ancient evil lies waiting in a salty haze. Will this be the end for Rock and his men?Plus: A team of mecha fans turned engineers have built the hardware of their dreams, but will it work out the way it always does in the movies?
ALL-STAR WESTERN #4Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTIArt by MORITAT and PHIL WINSLADECover by LADRONNOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+The trail of a missing child from a wealthy family leads Jonah Hex and Amadeus Arkham into the watery catacombs of Gotham City’s still-under-construction sewer system – but will they survive the many dangers that lurk in those twisty depths? Also: introducing the Barbary Ghost, a fireworks wielding mistress of vengeance, stalking San Francisco’s criminal underworld.
THE RAY #1Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTIArt by JAMAL IGLE and RICH PERROTTACover by JAMAL IGLEOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, 1 of 4, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TGet ready for a brand new Ray! Lucien Gates’s life is changed forever when he is struck by a mysterious beam of energy that turns him into a glowing gladiator – and being a human ray of light comes in handy when his city is suddenly under attack from giant, building-sized monsters. Unfortunately, light powers are less than handy in keeping his girlfriend happy.
TEEN TITANS #4Written by SCOTT LOBDELLArt and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUNDOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TWonder Girl has come to New York City to find Red Robin and fill him in on what she’s learned about N.O.W.H.E.R.E., but it turns out she’s going to have to go through the mysterious Superboy first! As two of DC’s most powerful young metahumans battle over the streets of Times Square on New Year’s Eve, Red Robin assembles his team to help Wonder Girl.
STATIC SHOCK #4Written by JOHN ROZUMArt by SCOTT MCDANIEL and ANDY OWENSCover by KHARY RANDOLPHOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TStatic is hot on Piranha’s trail, but will he be able to stop Piranha from building his metahuman army? Plus: The Pale Man’s true allegiance is revealed, and a foe from Static’s past has returned – and he’s brought his latest Q-juice creation: Guillotina!
BLUE BEETLE #4Written by TONY BEDARDArt by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYERCover by TYLER KIRKHAM and SAL REGLAOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TWhat is Jaime Reyes going to do? La Dama and the unstoppable, mechanical monster known as Silverback both want the scarab for their own nefarious purposes, and Jaime’s family and friends want to know why he disappeared. Can he keep his secret safe, or will he risk everything to tell his loved ones the truth?
HAWK AND DOVE #4Written by STERLING GATESArt and cover by ROB LIEFELDOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TFollowing last issue’s ultra-brawl with Condor and Swan through the halls of the White House, Hawk and Dove have more questions than answers! Luckily for them, they’ve taken a prisoner! But even as they begin to question him, sinister forces align with a new target in mind: Dove’s boyfriend, Deadman! Can Dove protect the man she loves, or will her ghostly lover fall into darkness?
LEGION LOST #4Written by FABIAN NICIEZAArt and cover by PETE WOODSOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED THow far is Timber Wolf willing to go to rescue a teammate? Find out as the Lost search for the bio-terrorist who unleashed a deadly future virus. But how long before the military and the new heroes of the DC Universe decide to get involved?
LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #4Written by PAUL LEVITZArt by FRANCIS PORTELACover by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORYOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TWith time running out for the Legionnaire in the hands of the Dominators, it’s down to Cosmic Boy to crack the riddle of how the all-powerful Daxamite Renegade made it through an impenetrable blockade… and why would Element Lad leave Chemical Kid alone in a room with that same very, very angry Renegade?
LEGION: SECRET ORIGIN #3Written by PAUL LEVITZArt and cover by CHRIS BATISTA and MARC DEERINGOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, 3 of 6, FC, $2.99 US • RATED TThe battle to save the border worlds of the United Planets from an unknown alien threat rages on. It’s a trial by fire for the newly formed Legion as work continues on an experimental starship that could tip the balance of the war. Meanwhile, Brainac 5’s attempts to unravel the enemy’s objective push his 12th-level intellect to obsess over the one thing the Legionnaires don’t have much of: time.
DC COMICS PRESENTS: THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #2Written by GEOFF JOHNS, RICHARD DONNER and MICHAEL SHOEMAKERArt by FRANCIS MANAPUL, GARY FRANK, CLAYTON HENRY, ERIC WIGHT, JOE PRADO and JON SIBALCover by AARON LOPRESTIOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US MATURE READERSCollecting Legion of Super-Heroes stories written by Geoff Johns! First, in the co-feature from ADVENTURE COMICS #0-4, Lightning Lad travels to the prison planet of Takron-Galtos to confront his brother, Lighting Lord, Sun Boy and Polar Boy team up to figure out what’s up with a menace trying to destroy the universe, and Dawnstar is on the trail of the person who’s been causing trouble for the Legion.This issue also includes a SUPERMAN/LEGION tale from ACTION COMICS #864, the Legion’s appearance from ACTION COMICS #900 and a story starring Mon El story from ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #10.
DC COMICS PRESENTS BATMAN: BLAZE OF GLORY #1Written by WILL PFEIFER and ADAM BEECHENArt by CHRIS WESTON, STEVE SCOTT and NATHAN MASSENGILLCover by CHRIS WESTONOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 USFrom BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #197-199 and 212, a criminal with something to prove stalks Batman, and a young man takes his date to a Gotham City rooftop to look for the Dark Knight.
DC COMICS PRESENTS THE KENTS #2Written by JOHN OSTRANDERArt by TIMOTHY TRUMAN and MICHAEL BAIRCover by TIMOTHY TRUMANOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 USIn these tales from THE KENTS #5-8, the war is on, and Nathan Kent is scouting for General Lyons while his brother rides with Quantrill.
DC COMICS PRESENTS BATMAN: THE SECRET CITY #1Written by DYLAN HORROCKS and J. TORRESArt by RAMON BACHS, DAVID LOPEZ and othersCover by TOM FOWLEROn sale DECEMBER 14 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 USBatman and Oracle must solve a string of murders in a part of Gotham City no one knew existed, leading Oracle into a world of her greatest dreams – and nightmares. Plus: Batman tangles with Mr. Freeze! From LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT # 180-181 and 190-191.
DC COMICS PRESENTS CAPTAIN ATOM #1Written by JAMES ROBINSON and GREG RUCKAArt and cover by CAFUOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 USIn the popular co-feature from ACTION COMICS #879-889, Captain Atom’s memory is falling apart right in the heat of battle! Can he get it together in time to face off again Major Disaster?
DC COMICS PRESENTS BATMAN: URBAN LEGEND #1Written by BILL WILLINGHAM, DEVIN GRAYSON, A.J. LIEBERMAN and DYLAN HORROCKSArt by TOM FOWLER, JEAN-JACQUE DZIALOWSKI, GREG SCOTT and RAMON BACHSCover by JORGE ZAFFINOOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 USCollecting tales from BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #168, and 177-180. When Catwoman tries to crush a human slave trade run in Gotham City, it draws the attention of Batman. Plus: Batman tries to regain his lost memory in a story from FABLES creator Bill Willingham, and Fat and Little Boy, from BATMAN: BROKEN CITY, are back!
DC UNIVERSE: SECRET ORIGINS HCWritten by VARIOUSArt by VARIOUSMontage coverOn sale FEBRUARY 22 • 320 pg, FC, $39.99 USThe classic Silver Age titles are collected in hardcover for the first time, including SECRET ORIGINS #1, MORE SECRET ORIGINS #1, EVEN MORE SECRET ORIGINS #1 and WEIRD SECRET ORIGINS #1! Don’t miss the origins of Wonder Woman, the Superman/Batman team, The Challengers of the Unknown, Martian Manhunter, the Justice League of America, Aquaman, The Flash, The Atom, Bizarro and more!
T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS CHRONICLES VOL. 1 TPWritten by LARRY IVIE, WALLY WOOD and othersArt by WALLY WOOD, MIKE SEKOWSKY, GIL KANE, GEORGE TUSKA, REED CRANDALL and others Cover by WALLY WOOD • On sale JANUARY 4 • 248 pg, FC, $29.99 USThe first four issues of the sensational adventure comic originally published by Tower Comics are collected in this new series presenting the 1960s adventures of the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents in chronological order for the very first time!
BATMAN BEYOND: INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION TPWritten by ADAM BEECHENArt by RYAN BENJAMIN, JOHN STANISCI, EDUARDO PANSICA and ABEL FERREIRACover by DUSTIN NGUYENOn sale JANUARY 25 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 USIn these new stories from issues #1-8 of the hit series, a super-powered criminal has gotten in way over his head – and the whole Justice League has come to Neo-Gotham to hunt him down!
ABSOLUTE BATMAN: DARK VICTORYWritten by JEPH LOEBArt and cover by TIM SALEOn sale MAY 23 • 408 pg, 8.25” x 12.5”, FC, $99.99 USPresenting the classic tale of the Dark Knight from writer Jeph Loeb and artist Tim Sale for the first time in DC’s upscale Absolute format!Collecting BATMAN: DARK VICTORY #0-13, this epic continues the story of THE LONG HALLOWEEN. It is early in Batman’s crimefighting career, when James Gordon, Harvey Dent, and the vigilante himself were all just beginning their roles as Gotham’s protectors.Once a town controlled by organized crime, Gotham City suddenly finds itself being run by lawless freaks, such as Poison Ivy, Mr. Freeze, and the Joker. Witnessing his city’s dark evolution, the Dark Knight completes his transformation into the city’s greatest defender. He faces multiple threats, including the seeming return of a serial killer called Holiday. Batman’s previous investigation of Holiday’s killings revealed that more than one person was responsible for the murders. So the question remains: who is committing Holiday’s crimes this time? And how many will die before Batman learns the truth?
BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE TPWritten by GRANT MORRISONArt by CHRIS SPROUSE, FRAZER IRVING, RYAN SOOK, YANICK PAQUETTE, LEE GARBETT, GEORGES JEANTY, KARL STORY and MICK GRAYCover by ANDY KUBERTOn sale JANUARY 4 • 232 pg, FC, $19.99 USGrant Morrison’s best-selling multipart Batman epic continues with this collection of the six-issue miniseries, now in trade paperback! Witness Bruce Wayne’s adventures across time as he is swept through the time stream, from the ancient days that predate history itself through epics set in the times of pirates and the Old West, through his triumphant return to present day Gotham City!
CATWOMAN VOL. 1 TPWritten by ED BRUBAKER and DARWYN COOKEArt by DARWYN COOKE, BRAD RADER, CAMERON STEWART, MICHAEL ALLRED and RICK BURCHETTCover by DARWYN COOKEOn sale JANUARY 25 • 336 pg, FC, $29.99 USDon’t miss this new collection of CATWOMAN: SELINA’S BIG SCORE, plus stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #759-762 and CATWOMAN #1-9, featuring the work of Ed Brubaker, Darwyn Cooke and more!
RESURRECTION MAN VOL. 1 TPWritten by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNINGArt by BUTCH GUICE, JOE PHILLIPS, TOM GRINDBERG, MIKE MCKONE and othersCover by BUTCH GUICEOn sale JANUARY 11 • 336 pg, FC, $29.99 USIssues #1-14 of the cult favorite series is collected at last!Mitch Shelley can be killed, but every time he comes back, he has a different power – a new ability that sometimes is a blessing, sometimes a deadly curse.His deaths and rebirths leave him disoriented, but with the help of a new friend, Mitch discovers bits of his past, although the origin of his powers remains a mystery. Meanwhile, Resurrection Man’s creators have set the ruthless female assassins called the Body Doubles on his trail. Also pursuing Mitch is a sociopath named Hooker, a test survivor like Mitch with one big difference: Hooker’s body is not repairing itself.
THE DC UNIVERSE BY ALAN MOORE HCWritten by ALAN MOOREArt by JIM APARO, BRIAN BOLLAND, PARIS CULLINS, GEORGE FREEMAN, DAVE GIBBONS, KLAUS JANSON, KEVIN O’NEILL, JOE ORLANDO, GEORGE PÉREZ, KURT SCHAFFENBERGER, CURT SWAN, RICK VEITCH, AL WILLIAMSON, BILL WILLINGHAM, JIM BAIKIE and MICHAEL LOPEZCover by BRIAN BOLLANDOn sale FEBRUARY 8 • 304 pg, FC, $39.99 USThe work of Alan Moore (WATCHMEN, V FOR VENDETTA, THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN) during the 1980s is a benchmark for great stories with fresh approaches to iconic characters. Collected in this volume are all of Moore’s Superman and Batman stories, including ACTION COMICS #583, BATMAN ANNUAL #11, BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE, DC COMICS PRESENTS #85, DETECTIVE COMICS #549-550, GREEN LANTERN #188, THE OMEGA MEN #26-27, SECRET ORIGINS #10, SUPERMAN #423, TALES OF THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS ANNUAL #2 & 3, SUPERMAN ANNUAL #11 and VIGILANTE #17-18, plus VOODOO #1-4, DEATHBLOW: BY BLOWS #1-3 and more!
THE FLASH: THE DASTARDLY DEATH OF THE ROGUES TPWritten by GEOFF JOHNSArt by FRANCIS MANAPUL and SCOTT KOLINSCover by FRANCIS MANAPULOn sale JANUARY 11 • 228 pg, FC, $14.99 USThe Fastest Man Alive must solve the murder of one of his greatest foes and protect his other foes from an elusive killer in this title collection THE FLASH #1-6 and THE FLASH SECRET FILES 2010!Racing out of BLACKEST NIGHT, The Flash returns to his life in Central City – but when one of his Rogues Gallery of foes turns up murdered under mysterious circumstances, it’s up to The Fastest Man Alive to solve this bizarre crime and protect those who are targeted by the killer.
SUPERMAN: THE REIGN OF DOOMSDAY HCWritten by PAUL CORNELL, DAMON LINDELOF, PAUL DINI, GEOFF JOHNS, DAVID GOYER, RICHARD DONNER, DEREK HOFFMAN and BRIAN STELFREEZEArt by PETE WOODS, JESUS MERINO, KENNETH ROCAFORT, RAGS MORALES, DAN JURGENS, ARDIAN SYAF, GARY FRANK, JAMAL IGLE, RYAN SOOK, R.B. SAF, BRIAN STELFREEZE and MATT CAMPCover by KENNETH ROCAFORTOn sale FEBRUARY 1 • 200 pg, FC, $22.99 USDoomsday has returned in these tales from ACTION COMICS #900-904! The monster that once Superman’s life in a battle that destroyed half of Metropolis is back for another round with the Man of Steel. Writer Paul Cornell (Doctor Who, KNIGHT AND SQUIRE) pens a tale that not only puts Superman in a fight for his life – but in a fight for the life of Superboy, Supergirl and all members of the Superman family.
SUPERMAN: WAR OF THE SUPERMEN TPWritten by JAMES ROBINSON and STERLING GATESArt by EDDY BARROWS, AARON LOPRESTI and othersCover by EDDY BARROWSOn sale JANUARY 18 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 USThe final chapter in the critically acclaimed NEW KRYPTON storyline is collected in this hardcover featuring SUPERMAN: WAR OF THE SUPERMEN #0-4 and a page from SUPERMAN #700!
STORMWATCH VOL. 1 HCWritten by WARREN ELLISArt by TOM RANEY, PETE WOODS, MICHAEL RYAN, JIM LEE, RANDY ELLIOT, SALEEM CRAWFORD and RICHARD BENNETTCover by TOM RANEY and RANDY ELLIOTTOn sale FEBRUARY 8 • 296 pg, FC, $39.99 USDon’t miss this new collection of Warren Ellis’s STORMWATCH epics from issues #37-47, as The Weatherman transforms the team into a proactive, take-no-prisoners strike force. Starring Jack Hawksmoor, Battalion, Jenny Sparks, Apollo, Midnighter, Rose Tattoo and more!
SECRET SIX: THE DARKEST HOUSE TPWritten by GAIL SIMONE and KEITH GIFFENArt by J. CALAFIORE, MATTHEW CLARK and RON RANDALLCover by DANIEL LUVISIOn sale JANUARY 18 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 USCollected from issues #30-36 and DOOM PATROL #19! A member of the team is determined to bring back a loved one from the Gates of Hell, and Bane must face his inner demons!
SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE SPECTRE TPWritten by GARDNER FOX, MICHAEL FLEISHER and othersArt by MURPHY ANDERSON, NEAL ADAMS, JIM APARO and othersCover by APARO • On sale JANUARY 18 • 592 pg, B&W, $19.99 USDon’t miss these grim tales of vengeance from the pages of SHOWCASE #60, 61 and 64, THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #72, 75, 116, 180 and 199, THE SPECTRE #1-10, ADVENTURE COMICS #431-440, DC COMICS PRESENTS #29 and GHOSTS #97-99.
SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY VOL. 1 TPWritten by GRANT MORRISONArt by J.H. WILLIAMS III, SIMONE BIANCHI, CAMERON STEWART, FRAZER IRVING, RYAN SOOK and MICK GRAYCover by RYAN SOOKOn sale JANUARY 4 • 400 pg, FC, $29.99 USCollecting Grant Morrison’s magnum opus including SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY #0, THE GUARDIAN #1-4, KLARION #1-3, ZATANNA #1-3 and THE SHINING KNIGHT #1-3. Independently, each of these heroes is featured in a story arc that redefines their purpose in the DC Universe. But their stories also interweave with the other soldiers’ tales and tell a grander story of a devastating global threat to mankind. These reluctant champions must arise and work together to save the world without ever meeting one another.
THE ALL-NEW BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #14Written by SHOLLY FISCHArt and cover by RICK BURCHETT and DAN DAVISOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED EJoin the Caped Crusader for a special holiday story. Chanukah is coming, but constant struggles against injustice in Gotham’s worst slum can wear anyone down – even the heroic Ragman! Can Batman restore his ally’s faith in justice...and his faith in himself?
TINY TITANS #47Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCOArt and cover by ART BALTAZAROn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED EIt’s Mrs. Atom’s turn to babysit the Baby Titans – Damien, Arthur Jr., Smidgen, Kid Devil and Jason Toddler. Can she do it alone? Maybe Miss Martian can help! What happens when our heroes get…lost in Metropolis?! Find out in this awesome baby-packed issue!
YOUNG JUSTICE VOL. 1 TPWritten by KEVIN HOPPS, GREG WEISMAN, ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO Art by MIKE NORTON, CHRISTOPHER JONES and DAN DAVISCover by MIKE NORTONOn sale JANUARY 11 • 160 pg, FC, $12.99 USIn these stories from YOUNG JUSTICE #0-6, the team takes on The Joker, meets Snapper Carr and trades campfire tales of past battles alongside their crimefighter mentors.
YOUNG JUSTICE #11Written by GREG WEISMAN and KEVIN HOPPSArt and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONESOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED EThe spotlight turns to Robin, who must leave his teammates to fight alongside his crimefighting mentor, Batman. And the stakes couldn’t be higher for the Dynamic Duo as they face off against the Demon’s Head himself: Ra’s al Ghul!
MAD MAGAZINE #513Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTSOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 USIt’s the big, year-end issue of MAD – which means it’s time for the “20 Dumbest People, Events and Things of 2011.” Will you make the list? Don’t count on it!
LOONEY TUNES #204Written by BILL MATHENYArt by WALTER CARZONCover by DAVE SANTANAOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED EAh, the holiday season! Hot cocoa with mini-marshmallows, candy canes, Yule logs, menorahs, Christmas Trees, sleigh bells – and giant, goofy Yetis! (That’s the Abominable Snowman to you!) Join Bugs and the Looney Tunes gang for a joyful romp in a snow-packed Blunderland!
SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #16Written by SCOTT GROSSArt and cover by SCOTT GROSSOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED EThose meddling kids are back on the case – and this time they’re in Egypt, helping to investigate the terrifying tombs of Tootincandy. The Mystery, Inc., gang has mummy madness to deal with – and, of course, Shaggy and Scooby are nowhere to be seen!
SUPERNATURAL #3Written by BRIAN WOODArt by GRANT BONDCover by DUSTIN NGUYENOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $2.99 USSam’s never shaken the memory of the beautiful and deadly “Emma of the Isles.” When a mysterious box arrives containing a plane ticket to Scotland, a cellphone and a gun, Sam doesn’t waste any time catching the first flight out. But in a rural village, where’s Emma? Why are the locals a little...off? Can Sam handle this mission without his brother?
UNCHARTED #2Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSONArt by SERGIO SANDOVALCover by TONY HARRIS • 1:10 Variant cover by ADAM HUGHESRetailers: This issue will ship with two covers. See the order form for details.On sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6, $2.99 USNathan Drake learns that stealing a clue to the Amber Room from a Russian Black Market auction is no easy task. As competition creeps in every corner, Drake discovers he isn’t alone in his search for the Amber Room...a certain femme fatale is also hot on the trail – and nothing will get in her way.
GEARS OF WAR #21Written by KAREN TRAVISSArt by POP MHANCover by COLIN WILSONOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 USIn part 3 of “Dirty Little Secrets,” the Gears have found their respite on the island of Vectes to be all too brief. The Lambent – a deadly, mutating lifeform – has followed them from the mainland and now threatens to wipe out what’s left of humankind. Chairman Prescott has a plan he can reveal to no one – least of all Marcus Fenix.
END OF NATIONS #2Written by RICARDO SANCHEZArt by YVEL GUICHETCover by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORYRESOLICIT • On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 4, $2.99 USRetailers: This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.Based on the highly anticipated free-to-play strategy game from Trion Worlds. A captured Shane locks horns with the commander of another resistance faction and discovers that the enemy of his enemy is by no means his friend. Meanwhile, the Order launches a deadly offensive.
AMERICAN VAMPIRE VOL. 3 HCWritten by SCOTT SNYDERArt by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, SEAN MURPHY and DANIJEL ZEZELJCover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUEOn sale FEBRUARY 1 • 288 pg, FC, $24.99 US MATURE READERSTwo epic World War II tales in one massive volume! This gorgeous hardcover includes AMERICAN VAMPIRE #12-18 plus the acclaimed 5-issue miniseries SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST!In the Pacific, Pearl’s husband Henry joins a clandestine group on a secret mission to Japan to hunt a new breed of bloodsucker. Meanwhile, Skinner Sweet has plans of his own...And in Euope, vampire hunters Felicia Book and Cash McCogan go behind enemy lines in Nazi-occupied Romania in search of a rumored vampire cure.Blood and bullets abound in this new collection from the Eisner Award-winning series!
AMERICAN VAMPIRE #22Written by SCOTT SNYDERArt and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUEOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERSGet ready – it’s hot rods, poodle skirts and rock ‘n’ roll as AMERICAN VAMPIRE goes screaming into the 1950s! Who is Travis Kidd? What do the mysterious Vassals want with him? And what does it all have to do with Skinner Sweet? Find out in “Death Race” part 1!
DMZ #72Written by BRIAN WOODArt by RICCARDO BURCHIELLICover by J.P. LEON1:10 Variant cover by BRIAN WOODRetailers: This issue will arrive in stores with two covers. For more information, see the Previews Order Form.On sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 USMATURE READERS • FINAL ISSUEIn a city that once seemed to be in a permanent state of war and despair, peace has reigned for a decade. What has become of the city that Matty Roth, Zee and so many others fought to preserve?
FLEX MENTALLO: MAN OF MUSCLE MYSTERY DELUXE EDITION HCWritten by GRANT MORRISONArt and cover by FRANK QUITELYOn sale FEBRUARY 1 • 112 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $22.99 US • MATURE READERSOnce he was Hero of the Beach...and of the Doom Patrol. Now Flex Mentallo, Man of Muscle Mystery, returns to investigate the sinister dealings of his former comrade, The Fact, and a mysterious rock star whose connection to Flex may hold the key to saving them both.Don’t miss this deluxe hardcover collecting the four-issue miniseries from the team behind ALL-STAR SUPERMAN, including a special sketch section and recolored art.
HELLBLAZER #286Written by PETER MILLIGANArt by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and STEFANO LANDINICover by SIMON BISLEYOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERSConstantine finally tracks down Tamsin, the sometime witch who’s been tormenting his niece Gemma. Meanwhile, Constantine’s trench coat works its way back to its original owner, leaving a trail of death and madness. But none of this can compare with the shocking revelation that lies in store for our long-suffering occultist.
iZOMBIE #20Written by CHRIS ROBERSONArt and cover by MICHAEL ALLREDOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERSHow are the people of Eugene dealing with the fallout of the recent zombie invasion? In this issue, we catch up with ghost girl Ellie and her new friend, Frankenteen.
HELLBLAZER ANNUAL #1Written by PETER MILLIGANArt and cover by SIMON BISLEYOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US MATURE READERSA dying woman’s desperate need to see her long lost son sends John Constantine on a mission in “Suicide Bridge,” a haunting tale of evil and melancholy that finds John using his occult connections to learn why so many young people are going missing. It’s a story full of strange places and desperate lives that leads Constantine to unearth his own connection to the mysterious disappearance of a boyhood friend.
VERTIGO: FIRST BLOOD #1Written by SCOTT SNYDER and STEPHEN KING, CHRIS ROBERSON, MIKE CAREY and JEFF LEMIREArt by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, MICHAEL ALLRED, PETER GROSS and JEFF LEMIRE • Montage coverOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US • MATURE READERSDon’t miss this value-priced reprint of four hot debut issues from Vertigo: AMERICAN VAMPIRE #1, iZOMBIE #1, THE UNWRITTEN #1 and SWEET TOOTH #1!
VERTIGO RESURRECTED: SGT. ROCK – BETWEEN HELL AND A HARD PLACE #2Written by BRIAN AZZARELLOArt and cover by JOE KUBERTOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US • MATURE READERSBrian Azzarello teams with artist Joe Kubert for a graphic novel that puts Sgt. Rock in the midst of a murder mystery behind enemy lines. In this concluding issue of the epic World War II mystery, with no commanding officer and his men at risk, Sgt. Rock must hunt a killer.
NOCHE ROJA TPWritten by SIMON OLIVERArt by JASON LATOURCover by LEE BERMEJOOn sale JANUARY 4 • 184 pg, B&W, $12.99 US MATURE READERSIn the tradition of Chinatown and L.A. Confidential, writer Simon Oliver explores a hidden world of corruption where money, sex, politics and crime all add up to the same thing.In the desert just south of the border, young women are turning up murdered. No suspects. No clues. And authorities seem uninterested in uncovering any. When ex-private eye Jack Cohen is hired to find one missing girl, he is drawn back into the shadow world between North and South. And there, he must face the terrible tragedy in his past that he’s been running from all these years.Featuring the gritty, stylized artwork of Jason Latour, NOCHE ROJA is a gripping noir tale of how the insatiable craving for cheap consumer goods leads to the ultimate cheapening of life itself.
NORTHLANDERS #47Written by BRIAN WOODArt by DECLAN SHALVEYCover by MASSIMO CARNEVALEOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS“The Icelandic Trilogy”, continues with part 6 of 9, titled “Commerce.” Where once the Haukssons lived a frontier life, conquering lands with sword and shield, the twin siblings who now carry the name conquer their enemies with money and influence. As the entire nation undergoes a huge cultural shift, can the Hauksson bloodline survive?
SCALPED #55Written by JASON AARONArt by R.M. GUERACover by JOCKOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS“Knuckle Up” concludes with an epic confrontation that SCALPED readers have been waiting a long time to see. It’s Dash vs. Shunka in a battle for the ages – and if you think you know how it’s all going to end, trust us, you don’t.
FABLES #112Written by BILL WILLINGHAMArt by MARK BUCKINGHAM and STEVE LEIALOHACover by JOAO RUASOn sale DECEMBER 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERSDon’t miss the special holiday issue – and because you’ve been good all year, it’s even got extra story pages! Christmas is here, and we know this holiday isn’t always jolly for our favorite Fables. In this issue we get a glimpse into the future fates of our wild and dear Rose Red.
FABLES DELUXE EDITION VOL. 4 HCWritten by BILL WILLINGHAMArt by MARK BUCKINGHAM, STEVE LEIALOHA, MICHAEL KALUTA, JOHN BOLTON, CHARLES VESS, MARK WHEATLEY, JILL THOMPSON and othersCover by james jeanOn sale FEBRUARY 15 • 296 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $29.99 US • MATURE READERSBill Willingham’s hit series FABLES continues here, as issues #28-33 are collected for the first time in hardcover, along with the original graphic novel FABLES: 1001 NIGHTS OF SNOWFALL.
SWEET TOOTH VOL. 4: ENDANGERED SPECIES TPWritten by JEFF LEMIREArt by JEFF LEMIRE, MATT KINDT, NATE POWELL and EMI LENOXCover by JEFF LEMIREOn sale JANUARY 25 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US • MATURE READERSIn these stories from issues #18-25, Gus reluctantly joins Jepperd on a missing persons hunt as the tension between the two continues to grow. Meanwhile, Lucy and the girls meet the enigmatic Walter Fish.
SWEET TOOTH #28Written by JEFF LEMIREArt by MATT KINDTCover by JEFF LEMIREOn sale DECEMBER 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS“The Taxidermist” concludes as Thacker leads his crew on an all-out assault on Simpson’s camp in an attempt to slaughter the mysterious antlered child! But will the child live on, or will the plague spread? Jeff Lemire and Matt Kindt conclude their mini-epic in bloody fashion with implications that will affect Gus, Jepperd and more.
SPACEMAN #3Written by BRIAN AZZARELLOArt by EDUARDO RISSOCover by DAVE JOHNSONOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, 3 of 9, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERSThe space-spanning adventure from the creative team behind 100 BULLETS rolls on as our hero, Orson, drowns in a sea of star pirates, dirty drugs and his own intergalactic failures. Can he keep his head above water long enough to do the right thing?
THE UNWRITTEN #32Written by MIKE CAREYArt by PETER GROSS and M.K. PERKERCover by YUKO SHIMIZUOn sale DECEMBER 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERSTom’s battle against the cabal continues, with Glitterspar as the ultimate sanction. But Tom discovers that letting storybook magic into your world is playing with fire – and ice.
THE UNWRITTEN #32.5Written by MIKE CAREYArt by PETER GROSS and DEAN ORMSTONCover by YUKO SHIMIZUOn sale DECEMBER 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERSIn ancient Mesopotamia, just after the Flood that almost ended the world, the hero-king Gilgamesh embarks on a monster-hunt – but the biggest monster may be walking at his side. A time-lost legend that casts unexpected light on the most ruthless of Tom’s enemies: the man known as Pullman.
THE UNWRITTEN VOL. 5: ON TO GENESIS TPWritten by MIKE CAREYArt by PETER GROSS and VINCE LOCKECover by YUKO SHIMIZUOn sale JANUARY 11 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERSIn this new title collecting issues #24-30, Tom heads to New York, where the worldly goods of Wilson Taylor are being auctioned off – and the only thing more dangerous than the other bidders is the auctioneer. Then, Tom goes to extreme measures to learn about his father’s activities in the Golden Age of comic books!
BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY: SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURESWelcome to Arkham City, the new maximum security “home” for all of Gotham City’s thugs, gangsters, and insane criminal masterminds.Set inside the heavily fortified walls of a sprawling district in the heart of Gotham City, it’s filled with the most murderous villains from DC Comics’ Batman universe. But Batman is ready to tackle it with all-new gadgets and his greatest—and most dangerous—allies. Which is good, because he’ll need all the help he can get for his journey into the darkest corners of Gotham.Among those he’ll encounter:Tim Drake battles crime as Robin, delivering punches (and signature quips) to aid in the Caped Crusader’s mission to shut down Arkham City.In a nice new outfit, Harley Quinn has taken to the front lines to personally fulfill the Joker’s sickest wishes of mischief and mayhem. She’s not going to let anyone get in her way—least of all Batman.Based on the upcoming blockbuster video game published by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, developed by Rocksteady Studios, and licensed by DC Entertainment.Batman - 6.75” hHarley Quinn - 6.25” hRobin - 6.5” hOn sale December 21, 2011 * Action Figures * PIRetailers, please note: Harley Quinn, Batman and Robin are intended for individual sale to consumers, but are sold to retailers in inner and master case assortments.Consult your Retailer Order Form for packaging and pricing details. These products are being offered simultaneously beyond the comic-book specialty market.
SUPERMAN PATINA MINI STATUEDESIGNED BY JIM LEESCULPTED BY TIM BRUCKNERThe Man of Steel stands ready to defend Metropolis, as envisioned by industry legend Jim Lee! Sporting a faux-bronzed finish, this miniature statue, based on the sold-out full-sized version, is one of a kind and stands a heroic 6” high x 4” wide x 6” deep.On sale May 2, 2012 * Statue * $95 US
BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE BY SAM KIETH STATUEDESIGNED BY SAM KIETHSculpted Jonathan MatthewsFrom the brilliantly twisted mind of legendary illustrator Sam Keith comes the latest incarnation in the “Batman: Black and White” line of figures. Based on designs by Kieth himself, this unique figure measures 5.5” high x 6” wide x 5” deep and matches the previous figures in this series with its moody, monochromatic color scheme.On sale May 9, 2012 * Statue * $95 US
JUST-US-LEAGUE OF STUPID HEROES: SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURESThe dumb just keeps getting dumber with the return of the Just-Us-League of Stupid Heroes, featuring Mad Magazine icon Alfred E. Neuman in classic Justice League costumes! Timed to coincide with Mad’s historic 60th anniversary, each figure features multiple points of articulation and stands 6” tall.Alfred as Superman - 6” hAlfred as Green Arrow - 6” hAlfred as Aquaman - 6” hOn sale April 4, 2012 * Action Figures * PIRetailers, please note: Alfred as Aquaman, Alfred as Superman and Alfred as Green Arrow are intended for individual sale to consumers, but are sold to retailers in inner and master case assortments. Consult your Retailer Order Form for packaging and pricing details. These products are being offered simultaneously beyond the comic-book specialty market.
GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES ATROCITUS MAQUETTEDESIGNED BY DAVE CORTEZWith blood and rage of crimson red comes Atrocitus – in maquette form! From the hit Green Lantern animated series comes the powerful and vengeful Red Lantern, Atrocitus! Standing an impressive 8.25” high x 8” wide x 6” deep, no collection can be complete without this fearsome foe!On sale May 23, 2012 * Statue * $125 US