DC Comics solicitations for January, 2003

Wed, October 23rd, 2002 at 12:00am PDT

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Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

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DC UNIVERSE: BATMAN

DETECTIVE COMICS #778
Written by Ed Brubaker and J.C. Gagn; art by Tommy Castillo, Michel Gagn, and Wade von Grawbadger; cover by Tim Sale


In stores January 2. Part 2 of "Dead Reckoning." Jim Gordon returns to Gotham City and he's next on the hit list of a deadly assassin! Can Batman save Gordon from the mysterious killer who has Gotham's entire underworld on edge? Plus, Part 3 of the 5-part backup feature "Spore," drawn by renowned children's book and indie comics artist Michel Gagn (Zed, Insanely Twisted Rabbits).


FC, 40 pg. $2.75

BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #163
Written by John Arcudi; art and cover by Roger Langridge


In stores January 8. "Auteurism," Part 2 of 2. It's time for washed-up movie comic Buddy Kantor's close-up…and the Joker's going to make sure he gets it, even if he has to kill Batman in the process!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #37
Written by Scott Beatty and Mike Carey; art by Roger Robinson, Steve Mannion, John Floyd and Hilary Barta; cover by Brian Bolland


In stores January 15. When Bruce Wayne was accused of murder, Spoiler's training with Batman suddenly ceased. Now, having been rejected by the Birds of Prey as well, Spoiler wants answers, and she's willing to confront Batman to get them. But when a Kobra terrorist rolls into town, she's thrust into a mission that may well be over her head! Plus, a Batman Black & White back-up, "Fear is the Key," written by Mike Carey (LUCIFER, HELLBLAZER) and illustrated by Steve Mannion and Hilary Barta.


FC, 40 pg. $2.75

BATMAN #611
Written by Jeph Loeb; art and cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams


In stores January 22. Jeph Loeb & Jim Lee continue their run on BATMAN with Part 4 of "Hush." Fun in Metropolis! Catwoman and Batman journey to the City of Tomorrow to track down Poison Ivy. This capricious couple thinks it has the upper hand but soon finds Ivy has something - or someone - up her sleeve. And keep your eyes peeled for a mysterious flying hero whose deeds inspired a young Bruce Wayne. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

AZRAEL: AGENT OF THE BAT #98
Written by Dennis O'Neil; art by Sergio Cariello; cover by Mike Zeck and Jerry Ordway


In stores January 15. Azrael stands at the brink of his final breakdown as competing forces struggle to control him! While Jean Paul picks up an old weapon as the result of his growing madness, Leslie Thompkins offers hope for a cure…but will it prove too little, too late?


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

BATGIRL #36
Written by Kelley Puckett; art and cover by Damion Scott and Robert Campanella


In stores January 15. Batgirl has found the international terrorist-for-hire code-named Alpha…and he has amnesia! Her quandary: Can she help him remember enough to find and defuse a nuclear bomb before he recalls why he set it in the first place?


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

BATGIRL: YEAR ONE #2
Written by Chuck Dixon and Scott Beatty; art and cover by Marcos Martn and Alvaro Lopez


In stores January 2. The legend of the original Batgirl continues as Barbara Gordon makes her historic first contact with the JSA! Meanwhile, in an effort to get his bookworm daughter to meet some boys, James Gordon gets her an invitation to a costume party…but Barbara's costume raises more than a few eyebrows!


FC, 32 pg. (2 of 9) $2.95

BATMAN/ALIENS II #2
Written by Ian Edginton; art and cover by Staz Johnson and James Hodgkins


In stores January 29. Part 2 of a 3-part Prestige Format series! A black-ops government agency has taken over the Aliens case! But there's still at least one very fierce, very hungry Alien on the loose in Gotham City! Can Batman stop it from wreaking havoc in Arkham Asylum? Co-published with Dark Horse Comics.


FC, 48 pg. Prestige Format (2 of 3) $5.95

BATMAN: THE GOLDEN STREETS OF GOTHAM
Written by Jen Van Meter; art by Cliff Chiang and Tommy Lee Edwards; cover by Chiang


ELSEWORLDS. In stores January 2. A Prestige one-shot written by Hopeless Savages' Jen Van Meter with moody, evocative art by Cliff Chiang and Tommy Lee Edwards! When immigrant Bruno Vanekow's parents are killed in a garment factory fire, he pledges himself to fighting the negligence that killed them and their colleagues by donning the identity of a "The Bat." For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 64 pg. Prestige Format $6.95

BATMAN: GOTHAM ADVENTURES #58
Written by Dan Slott, art by James Fry and Ty Templeton.


In stores January 22. When the Ventriloquist mysteriously breaks a streak of good behavior and breaks out Scarface, The Creeper helps Bats figure out why, 'cause it takes crazy to know crazy!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

BATMAN: GOTHAM NOIR - relist
Written by Ed Brubaker; art and painted cover by Sean Phillips


ELSEWORLDS. In stores January 15. Released to coincide with SLEEPER #1, also by the team of Ed Brubaker (BATMAN, SCENE OF THE CRIME) and Sean Phillips (WILDCATS). Down-on-his-luck former policeman James Gordon is drawn into a dizzying world of murder, corruption, femme fatales, and a mysterious figure that haunts the Gotham streets in this stylish and riveting one-shot.


FC, 64 pg. Prestige Format $6.95

BIRDS OF PREY #51
Written by Gilbert Hernandez; art by Casey Jones; cover by Phil Noto


In stores January 22. Part 2 of a 6-issue arc written by Gilbert Hernandez! A freak lab accident has turned Sapphire and Joey Stagg into a single, raging elemental creature hell-bent on revenge against her father's competitors. Can Black Canary and Java, the Staggs' caveman bodguard, hunt down the renegade creature before it destroys again? Meanwhile, Oracle entertains an unwelcome visitor.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

BIRDS OF PREY: OLD FRIENDS, NEW ENEMIES TP
Written by Chuck Dixon; art by Greg Land and Drew Geraci; cover by Brian Stelfreeze


In stores January 2. Catch up on the Birds of Prey - stars of The WB!'s hot new show - with this trade paperback collecting the first six issues of the ongoing series along with the BIRDS OF PREY: WOLVES and BIRDS OF PREY: BATGIRL one-shots, all under a brand new painted cover by the ultra-talented Brian Stelfreeze! For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 224 pg. Trade Paperback $17.95

BIRDS OF PREY TP - relist
Written by Chuck Dixon and Jordan B. Gorfinkel; art by Gary Frank, Matt Haley, Stefano Raffaele, Jennifer Graves, John Dell, Bob McLeod, Wade von Grawbadger, Cam Smith, Stan Woch, and John Lowe; cover by Haley and von Grawbadger


In stores January 2. Reoffered to coincide with the release of the BIRDS OF PREY: OLD FRIENDS, NEW ENEMIES trade paperback. This volume collects BLACK CANARY/ORACLE: BIRDS OF PREY, containing the very first adventure where Oracle seeks out Black Canary as her partner in globe-trotting adventure. Plus, BIRDS OF PREY: MANHUNT, BIRDS OF PREY: REVOLUTION, and the BIRDS story from SHOWCASE '96 #3.


FC, 208 pg. Trade Paperback $17.95

CATWOMAN #15
Written by Ed Brubaker; art by Cameron Stewart; cover by J.G. Jones


In stores January 22. The penultimate chapter of the current story arc finds those closest to Selina Kyle meeting terrible fates! While one of her oldest friends schemes against her, Catwoman races to save her sister from the clutches of the Black Mask.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

GOTHAM CENTRAL #3
Written by Ed Brubaker; art and cover by Michael Lark


In stores January 29. A new storyline begins in this gritty look at the non-costumed heroes of Gotham City. With the effects of the GCPD's first adventure still hanging heavy over the squad of Gotham's Major Crimes Unit, Firebug returns to rain terror and flame across the city! Meanwhile, the investigation into the child kidnapping continues.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

HARLEY QUINN #28
Written by Andy Lieberman; art and cover by Mike Huddleston and Troy Nixey


In stores January 8. The series' sensational new direction continues! Gotham Police are closing in on Harley, even as her psychiatric practice brings her a decidedly disturbed - and disturbing - new patient! And when she discovers the Joker may have had a hand in her current trouble, it leads her to a fateful confrontation with the one-time love of her life.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

NIGHTWING #77
Written by Devin Grayson; art by Patrick Zircher and Jesse Delperdang; cover by Michael Golden


In stores January 15. Bldhaven's few good cops go bad as a super-steroid rampages through their systems. Nightwing goes from protecting the police force from the 'haven to protecting the 'haven from the police as the steroids wreak havoc with their sense of justice and their physical abilities.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

ROBIN #110
Written by Jon Lewis; art by Shane Davis and Mark Lipka; cover by Kevin Lau


In stores January 29. In an issue guest-starring Nightwing, Pete Woods takes a one-issue breather, making way for the terrific pencils of newcomer Shane Davis! Robin and Nightwing make an emergency trip to Monster Island, a high-security research facility far outside Gotham City. But their precious cargo has captured the interest of one of Robin's old foes…one who knows his most trusted secret! The trap is set and the Boys Wonder can forget about completing their mission. They'll be lucky to escape with their lives!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

DC UNIVERSE: SUPERMAN

SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #134
Written by Mark Schultz; art by Brandon Badeau and Mark Morales; cover by Jon Bogdanove


In stores January 2. Special 40-page final issue with a cover by original MAN OF STEEL artist Jon Bogdanove! Lois is concerned that Superman is losing his Clark Kent persona, as he's spending more and more time as the Man of Steel. Meanwhile, Steel finds the damage done to him during the Ending Battle is irreparable, forcing him to don the Entropy Aegis armor one last time.


FC, 40 pg. $2.75

SUPERMAN: THE 10-CENT ADVENTURE
Written by Steven T. Seagle; art and cover by Scott McDaniel and Andy Owens


In stores January 8. It's the dawn of a new era for the Man of Steel and a great jumping-on point for new readers - and it's only 10 cents! With the debut of a new Superman creative team, the powerful new Superman villain Amok and the enigmatic Futuresmiths, this is an issue not to be missed - and at this price, you won't have to! And wait 'til you see the surprise on page 22! For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 32 pg. $0.10

ACTION COMICS #799
Written by Joe Kelly; art by Tom Raney and Scott Hanna; cover by David Bullock


In stores January 15. Look up in the sky! It's a bird, it's plane, no…it's NOT Superman! It's a new terror that turns regular people into new metahumans, and it may be the beginning of something even more sinister. Featuring a guest appearance by Girl 13.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #612
Written by Joe Casey; art by Derec Aucoin; cover by Kevin Nowlan


In stores January 22. Just as Clark drops in on his favorite author, a new Superman begins making some strange appearances…and this Superman literally bends the law to his wishes. And what do the mysterious Hollow Men want with Earth's heroes?


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

SUPERMAN VS. DARKSEID: APOKOLIPS NOW!
Written by Mark Schultz; art by Mike McKone, Marlo Alquiza, Larry Stucker and Cam Smith; cover by Kilian Plunkett


In stores January 29. It's all-out war between Superman and Darkseid, with the fate of Steel hanging in the balance! The Superman family - Supergirl, Kara, Superboy, Krypto and Eradicator - travels to Apokolips on a rescue mission to free Steel, who's trapped by Darkseid in a deadly new armored suit. Can Superman defeat Darkseid in one-on-one combat, with the winner taking all? And what will happen if Desaad adds the intelligent Doomsday Rex into the mix? For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 48 pg. $2.95

DARKSEID VS. GALACTUS: THE HUNGER - relist


Written by John Byrne; art and cover by Byrne


In stores January 29. Resolicited to coincide with the release of SUPERMAN VS. DARKSEID: APOKOLIPS NOW! Written and illustrated by John Byrne (SUPERMAN, Uncanny X-Men, Next Men) DARKSEID VS. GALACTUS: THE HUNGER is a star-spanning tale of how the Silver Surfer leads the world-devouring Galactus to the hellish world of Apokolips. What follows is a struggle to shake the universe, as even the ferocious Orion of New Genesis joins Darkseid in the fight to save Apokolips from the Silver Surfer and the all-consuming hunger of Galactus.


FC, 48 pg. Prestige Format $4.95

SUPERBOY #147 - FACSIMILE EDITION
Written by Jerry Siegel and Robert Bernstein; art by various; cover by Curt Swan and Neal Adams


In stores January 2. A reprinting of 1968's classic all-Legion 80-page Giant! Featuring the origin of the Legion of Super-Heroes by E. Nelson Bridwell and Pete Costanza as well as six more stories from the early '60s! For more information, see the feature story.


FC, 80 pg. $6.95

SUPERGIRL #78
Written by Peter David; art by Ed Benes and Alex Lei; cover by Rob Haynes


In stores January 15. The Fatalist has given Johnny Rebel the means and support to defeat Supergirl...both of them! Meanwhile, it's the first day of school for new student Kara Zor-El and Leesburg High's newest substitute art teacher, Linda Danvers. Looks like detention can be dangerous, and the Girls of Steel are both in for harsh lessons!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

SUPERMAN & BATMAN: GENERATIONS III #1
Written and illustrated by John Byrne; cover by Byrne


ELSEWORLDS. In stores January 8. Writer/artist John Byrne returns to a world in which DC's most popular heroes made their debuts in the same years their comics first appeared in our world! The series begins in the twentieth century, as Superboy rescues Batman from danger on a battlefield with the aid of the Legion of Super-Heroes' Saturn Girl. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 32 pg. (1 of 12) $2.95

SUPERMAN & BATMAN: GENERATIONS TP - relist
Written and illustrated by John Byrne; cover by Byrne


In stores January 8. Reoffered to coincide with SUPERMAN & BATMAN: GENERATIONS III #1. A trade paperback reprinting the popular Prestige miniseries that finds the world radically changed by the 1938 crimefighting debut of Superman and the 1939 debut of Batman.


FC, 192 pg. Trade Paperback $17.95

SUPERMAN: LAST STAND ON KRYPTON
Written by Steve Gerber; art and cover by Doug Wheatley


ELSEWORLDS. In stores January 29. Imagine a reality in which young Clark Kent was sent to Krypton before the destruction of Earth and became a hero. LAST STAND ON KRYPTON picks up 10 years after 2000's SUPERMAN: LAST SON OF EARTH. Earth has thrived thanks to Kryptonian technology but Lex Luthor now threatens Krypton! For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 64 pg. Prestige Format $6.95

SUPERMAN IN THE SIXTIES TP - relist
Written by Jerry Siegel and various; art by Curt Swan, Wayne Boring, Kurt Schaffenberger, Neal Adams, and various; cover by Swan


In stores January 8. Reoffered to coincide with the SUPERMAN: ARRIVAL IN SMALLVILLE statue, this trade paperback collects seventeen incredible Silver Age stories of the Man of Steel - including SUPERMAN #141's classic "Superman's Return to Krypton" tale. Plus, stories of Superboy, Superbaby, Jimmy Olsen, Lois Lane, and more - as well as a memorable team-up with Batman!


FC, 240 pg. Trade Paperback $19.95

DC UNIVERSE

AQUAMAN #2
Written by Rick Veitch; art by Yvel Guichet and Mark Propst; cover by Alex Maleev


In stores January 8. Don't miss the second seafaring issue of the new ongoing AQUAMAN, featuring special JLA guest Martian Manhunter! With the ignorant government of Atlantis after his head, Aquaman must make a new life for himself. Can Martian Manhunter help an old friend find his true path?


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

AQUAMAN ARCHIVES VOL. 1 HC
Written by Jack Miller, Robert Bernstein, George Kashdan, and Bob Haney; art by Nick Cardy and Ramona Fradon; cover by Fradon


In stores January 15. Celebrate Aquaman's legendary 1960s adventures with AQUAMAN ARCHIVES VOL. 1, a hardcover collection spanning the King of the Seas' Silver Age career. Featuring Aquaman's Silver Age origin, the introductions of Aqualad and Aquagirl, and more, this landmark collection is not to be missed! For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 224 pg. Hardcover $49.95

BIG DADDY DANGER #6
Written by Adam Pollina; art by Pollina and Tyson McAdoo; cover by McAdoo


In stores January 2. As Big Daddy faces off against the champion of an alien race, Danny Danger makes a shocking discovery about the family business. Even if Daddy survives his fight, there's a devilish new problem waiting for him at home!


FC, 32 pg. (6 of 9) $2.95

DOOM PATROL #16
Written by John Arcudi; art and cover by Tan Eng Huat


In stores January 8. Robotman has abandoned the group, and the Doom Patrol is in shambles. And while Ava attempts to initiate a romantic relationship with Ted Bruder, Fever meets the Purple Purposeless!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE FLASH #194
Written by Geoff Johns; art by Scott Kolins and Doug Hazlewood; cover by Kolins


In stores January 29. The senses-shattering conclusion to the 3-part "Run Riot!" The Flash heads after Gorilla Grodd, entering the frightening new Gorilla City. Will Wally West's attitude - and anger - be enough to stop an army of the most brutal fighters in the world?


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

THE FLASH: ROGUES TP
Written by Geoff Johns; art by Scott Kolins; cover by Brian Bolland


In stores January 29. Keystone City is on the brink of destruction again, and only The Flash can save it in THE FLASH: ROGUES, collecting THE FLASH #177-181. But can he handle Captain Cold and the Mirror Master as well? Throw the Plunderer, Gorilla Grod and the Pied Piper into the mix, and it's a recipe for disaster!


FC, 144 pg. Trade paperback $14.95

FOREVER MAELSTROM #3
Written by Howard Chaykin and David Tischman; art by John Lucas and Eduardo Barreto; cover by Lucas and John Cassaday


In stores January 15. The time-spanning adventure continues! Forever finds his chivalry put to the test when he and his friends find their way to a 21st century where knighthood is in flower and dinosaurs roam the Earth! As timelines get increasingly muddled, only Maelstrom and his ragtag band have any chance of defeating the dread Praetor before the damage to the cosmos becomes irreparable!


FC, 32 pg. (3 of 6) $2.95

GREEN ARROW #21
Written by Brad Meltzer; art by Phil Hester and Ande Parks; painted cover by Matt Wagner


In stores January 29. "The Archer's Quest," Part 6 of 6! Best-selling novelist Brad Meltzer saved the biggest surprise of "The Archer's Quest" for last! This is what it's all been leading up to. Why has Green Arrow been on this quest? Not for the reasons you think!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

GREEN LANTERN #158
Written by Judd Winick; art by Dale Eaglesham and Rodney Ramos; cover by Ariel Olivetti


In stores January 15. With all the old GL sectors abandoned, there's plenty of work to be done. Ganthet sends Green Lantern and Jade to a formerly protected sector where an uncharted planet is under siege by a group of mindless, super-powered creatures. Kyle and Jen are the last hope for a race of industrialist nomads!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

GREEN LANTERN: EMERALD DAWN TP - NEW EDITION
Written by Jim Owsley, Keith Giffen and Gerard Jones; art by M.D. Bright and Romeo Tanghal; cover by Alan Davis and Mark Farmer


In stores January 22. The retelling of Hal Jordan's origin, reprinted for the first time in over a decade! How did Hal Jordan, now the Spectre, start his career as a Green Lantern? Learn the story behind Hal's rise to prominence is this classic tale. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 144 pg. Trade Paperback $14.95

HAWKMAN #11
Written by Geoff Johns; art by Rags Morales and Michael Bair; painted cover by John Watson


In stores January 2. Hawkman and Hawkgirl are ambushed by one of their oldest adversaries - a woman claiming to be Hath-Set! She's prepared to sacrifice the Hawks in order to obtain the one thing no other heroes can give her: everlasting love.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

JLA #77
Written by Rick Veitch; art and cover by Darryl Banks and Wayne Faucher


In stores January 29. An issue guest-written by AQUAMAN's Rick Veitch! Something is stealing the memories of the JLA members! How will Batman, Flash, Green Lantern, and the Atom defeat a nemesis that has the ability to turn their most personal recollections against them? The JLA better hurry…before they forget who they are!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

JLA: THE GOLDEN PERFECT TP
Written by Joe Kelly; art and cover by Doug Mahnke and Tom Nguyen


In stores January 15. The current creative team's first foray into JLA territory is now collected in a trade paperback reprinting JLA #61-65! A foreign mission personally affects Wonder Woman and her actions threaten to unravel all of reality! For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 128 pg. Trade Paperback $12.95

JLA/THE SPECTRE: SOUL WAR #1
Written by J.M. DeMatteis; art and cover by Darryl Banks and Paul Neary


In stores January 22. The Spectre and the JLA form an uneasy alliance when the minds of psychics across the country are hijacked by an entity called the Trans - a devastating alien menace that threatens the fabric of reality itself! Our heroes discover that the only way to defeat such an overwhelmingly powerful opponent is...to become one! Can even the JLA be trusted with the awesome power of the Spectre? For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 48 pg. Prestige Format (1 of 2) $5.95

JSA #44
Written by David S. Goyer and Geoff Johns; art by Leonard Kirk and Keith Champagne; cover by Rags Morales


In stores January 8. The JSA's trip through time concludes! Hawkgirl and the JSA of today battle alongside the heroes of ancient Egypt to stop Vandal Savage's reign of terror. But the war will look mild compared to Captain Marvel's shocking realizations about Teth-Adam!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

JUSTICE LEAGUE ADVENTURES #15
Written by Todd Seavey; art by Aluir Amancio and Rob Leigh; cover by Mike Manley


In stores January 2. Still reeling from his last defeat at the hands of the League, space pirate Kanjar-Ro (from the 2-part animated episode "In Blackest Night") returns to collect some of the deadliest weapons in the galaxy…weapons he's used to turn the World's Greatest Super-Heroes into the world's most powerful slaves!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

THE LEGION #16
Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning; art by Kev Walker and Lanning; cover by Kilian Plunkett


In stores January 29. Timber Wolf may as well be called by his new name, Lone Wolf, especially after his fellow Legionnaires are taken down by the Fatal Five! Battered and beaten, the odds don't look good for Brin Londo, but the Five are about to learn never to corner a wounded wolf!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES ARCHIVES VOL. 1 HC- relist
Written by Jerry Siegel, Otto Binder and various; art by Curt Swan, Al Plastino, Jim Mooney, and various; cover by Swan and Murphy Anderson


In stores January 22. Reoffered to coincide with LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES ACTION FIGURES. Rediscover the way the series began with this handsome volume reprinting the first 19 appearances of the 30th century's most stalwart heroes!


FC, 256 pg. Hardcover $49.95

THE POWER COMPANY #12
Written by Kurt Busiek; art and cover by Tom Grummett and Prentis Rollins


In stores January 22. As the newest mystery member looks on, devastating events force Witchfire to discover more about herself and her origins. Also, volatile disagreements over the Company's mission reach a crisis point as the deadly Dr. Polaris strikes!


FC, 32 pg. $2.75

SECRET ORIGINS FACSIMILE EDITION - relist
Written and drawn by various; gatefold cardstock cover by various; refinished by Jerry Ordway


In stores January 2. Reoffered to coincide with SUPERBOY #147 - FACSIMILE EDITION, this classic 80-page Giant is updated with a cover refinished by Jerry Ordway and the addition of an introduction and full story credits on a gatefold, cardstock cover. Among the stories: "The Origin of the Superman-Batman Team" (WORLD'S FINEST #94); Green Lantern Hal Jordan in "The Planet of Doomed Men" (GREEN LANTERN #1); "The Secret Origin of Wonder Woman" (WONDER WOMAN #105); and the origin of Flash Barry Allen in the classic "Mystery of the Human Thunderbolt" (SHOWCASE #4).


FC, 80 pg. 80-page Giant Format $4.95

THE SPECTRE #25
Written by J.M. DeMatteis; art by Norm Breyfogle and Dennis Janke; cover by P. Craig Russell


In stores January 8. Meet Rabid. He's 10-feet of pure, murderous rage, and only the Spectre can stop his killing spree! But government officials have become aware of the Spectre's dark mission…and the DEO doesn't like omnipotent forces interfering with standard operating procedures!


FC, 32 pg. $2.75

THE TITANS #49
Written by Tom Peyer; art by Barry Kitson and James Pascoe; cover by Jos Luis Garca-Lpez


In stores January 22. "Murder By Consensus," Part 2 of 3! The Consensus is coming to Earth, slipping into the world's consciousness via radio and television signals. Starfire has returned to stop it, but what chance does she have when half the Titans are already infected? Continued in next month's issue #50!


FC, 32 pg. $2.75

WONDER WOMAN #187
Written by Phil Jimenez; art by Jimenez and Andy Lanning; cover by Adam Hughes


Retro-solicited; in stores December 26. Cat fight! Wonder Woman, Wonder Girl and Troia are caught in the middle of the male Cheetah and the Fury-powered female Cheetah, as they ferociously fight in Brazil! Note: This is a resolicitation. All previous orders have been cancelled.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

WONDER WOMAN #188
Written by Phil Jimenez; art by Jimenez and Andy Lanning; cover by Adam Hughes


In stores January 29. It's the end of an era, as writer/artist Phil Jimenez bids a fond farewell to Wonder Woman - in a "Day in the Life" issue that will bring a smile to longtime Wonder Woman fans! And as we get further insight into the life of Trevor Barnes, will he end up as Wonder Woman's new beau? Retailers: This issue is resolicited. Previous orders have been cancelled.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

YOUNG JUSTICE #53
Written by Peter David; art and cover by Todd Nauck and Larry Stucker


In stores January 2. It's Secret vs. Young Justice! Amid feelings of betrayal, the team's most innocent member turns to the dark side. Unfortunately, the rest of the team isn't powerful enough to contain her!


FC, 32 pg. $2.75

DC: BEYOND THE UNIVERSE

CARTOON CARTOONS #15
Written by Will Pfeifer and Robbie Busch; art by Matt Jenkins, Robert Pope and Dan Davis; cover by C. Martin Croker.


In stores January 29. A company softball game on Ghost Planet degenerates into super-powered battle! Plus, Space Ghost yearns to star in witty commercials, just like Zorak…or does he?


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

LOONEY TUNES #98
Written by Sholly Fisch, Jesse Leon McCann and Frank Strom; art by David Alvarez, Mike DeCarlo, Omar Aranda, Alberto Saichann, Scott McRae and Neal Sternecky; cover by Alvarez and DeCarlo


In stores January 2. Foghorn Leghorn hatches himself a heap o' trouble while Daffy Duck sets sail on Porky's Ark! Plus, build a scooter trap along with Wile E. Coyote - if you dare - in "Acme Blueprints."


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

THE POWERPUFF GIRLS #34
Written by Dan Slott and Roger Fredericks, art by Christopher Cook and Mike DeCarlo


In stores January 15. A supervillain is spelling out her plans letter-by-letter, and since spelling's not their strong suit, that spells T-R-U-B-B-L-E for the Girls!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

SCOOBY-DOO #68
Written by C. Martin Croker and Earl Kress; art by Robert Pope, Dave Hunt, and Vincent DePorter; cover by Joe Staton and Hunt.


In stores January 8. It's a double feature of fear and fun at the drive-in movies, as Mystery Inc. investigates a freaky tiki goblin! Plus, the gang finds itself at sea with a glow-in-the-dark ghoul in "The Creepy Cruise!"


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

WILDSTORM

21 DOWN #5
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray; art by Jess Saez and Palmiotti; painted cover by Joe Jusko


In stores January 2. Have things between Mickey and Preston gone too far? Will their moment of intimacy complicate the search for Herod, or is Preston merely a pawn in Mickey's game? Who or what is Test Subject 044 and what does it have to do with Mickey?


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

AUTOMATIC KAFKA #7
Written by Joe Casey; art and painted cover by Ashley Wood


EYE OF THE STORM. In stores January 15. Who is the mysterious gentleman known as Galaxia? What is his connection - past and future - to Automatic Kafka and the $tranger$? And how does a healthy game of tennis fit into the picture? All this and more as the mystery of the Bank is revealed!


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

BLACK SUN #5
Written by Marc Andreyko; art and cover by Trevor Scott


EYE OF THE STORM. In stores January 15. Wrist Dragon mania is out of control…and not in the good, lots-of-kids-happy kind of way! Meanwhile, Maggie Sun's personal connection to the source of all the trouble is turning out to be a bigger problem than she anticipated.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. (5 of 6) $2.95

GEN13 #5
Written by Chris Claremont; art by Al Garza and Sandra Hope; cover by Jim Lee


In stores January 8. The truth behind the creature that stalked Hamza stuns the members of GEN13, especially after the discovery that they all share a similar fate! Ethan's deceased father gives him a warning, and Gwen seeks the truth behind her mysterious dragon tattoo, which brings her face-to-face with 21 DOWN's Preston Kills!


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

GLOBAL FREQUENCY #4
Written by Warren Ellis; art by Ray Allen Martinez; cover by Brian Wood


In stores January 29. One hundred employees of an Internet firm based in Melbourne also happen to be members of a bizarre cult intent on going to the Heavens. Unfortunately they seem determined to bring an obscene number of unwilling souls with them…unless Miranda Zero and the men and women on the Global Frequency can stop them.


FC, 32 pg. (4 of 12) $2.95

THE RESISTANCE #5
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Justin Gray; art by Juan Santacruz and Francis Portela; cover by Christopher Shy


In stores January 2. Surge, Version Mary and Brian, trapped in the central offices of the GCC, face torture at the hands of the radioactive lunatic Sampizi. Using smart drugs to manipulate his mind, Sampizi awakens memories of Surge's violent childhood.


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

ROBOTECH #2
Written by Tommy Yune and Jay Faerber; art and cover by Long Vo and Udon


In stores January 2. The new 6-part miniseries based on the popular '80s 'mech drama continues! Following the cataclysmic event that halted the war, Roy has returned to Pop Hunter's Flying Circus where Admiral Hayes invites him to join a top-secret research mission at Macross Island as a test pilot. To young Rick Hunter's dismay, Roy accepts the invitation and becomes the lead pilot in the mysterious VF-1 test program!


FC, 32 pg. (2 of 6) $2.95

ROBOTECH: THE MACROSS SAGA VOL. 1 TP
Written by by Carl Macek and Jack Herman; art by Dave Johnson, Neil Vokes, Mike Leeke, Reggie Byers, Chris Kalnick and Jeff Dee; cover by Tommy Yune


In stores January 22. The Robotech story that started it all - collected in one trade paperback! The first volume in a complete reprinting of the original Comico series adapts the landmark animated series that helped introduce anime to America. Intergalactic war, death-defying adventure, heart-rending romance - this one has it all! For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 176 pg. Trade paperback $14.95

ROBOTECH SOURCEBOOK
Written by various; art by Jason Pearson, Al Garza, Damian Scott, Carlos D'Anda, Rob Haynes, Tommy Lee Edwards and more; cover by Tommy Yune


In stores January 29. Great new Robotech art meets cool inside information in the ROBOTECH SOURCEBOOK! Everything you've ever wanted to know about the Robotech universe - from Rick Hunter and friends to specs on the Veritech fighters - is all at your fingertips in this handy volume featuring art by a grade-A stable of artists! For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

SLEEPER #1
Written by Ed Brubaker; art and cover by Sean Phillips


EYE OF THE STORM. In stores January 22. The debut of a new ongoing EYE OF THE STORM series by acclaimed creators Ed Brubaker and Sean Phillips! Holden Carter is the Conductor - an elite member of an organization of superhuman criminals and one of the scariest people on earth. There's just one problem: He's a deep-cover agent, and the only man who knows his true identity is in a coma! For more information, see the feature article.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

STORMWATCH: TEAM ACHILLES #7
Written by Micah Ian Wright; art Mark Texeira; cover by Whilce Portacio and Scott Williams


EYE OF THE STORM. In stores January 8. After their harrowing escape from Chechnya, Santini decides it's time to visit one of his friends in the U.S. Senate...but this is definitely not a social call. He wants answers in his hunt for Ivana Baiul and he won't stop until he has them...and her head! High-octane military action continues with guest artist Mark Texeira.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

TOM STRONG'S TERRIFIC TALES #6
Written by Alan Moore and Steve Moore; art by Jerry Ordway, Alan Weiss and Arthur Adams; cover by Art Adams


In stores January 29. Goloka hs many safe uses; it's kept Tom Strong and family young for years and aids in the Ozu spirit quest. But what happens to people who take too much? And when Young Tom ventures into the Shadow of the Volcano, will he find memories of his parents - or something far more disturbing?


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

WILDCATS Version 3.0 #6
Written by Joe Casey; art by Dustin Nguyen and Richard Friend; cover by Nguyen and Rian Hughes


EYE OF THE STORM. In stores January 22. Halo is taking the world by storm! With the success of their products and Jack Marlowe's increasing media attention, they're expanding into other markets. Whether it's for good or ill is a question on several minds, though, including Dolby's.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

HOMAGE COMICS
MEK #3 (of 3)


ZERO GIRL: FULL CIRCLE #3 (of 5)

MEK #3
Written by Warren Ellis; art by Steve Rolston and Al Gordon; cover by Rolston


In stores January 15. The thrilling conclusion to the 3-part series by acclaimed writer Warren Ellis! Sarissa has followed the trail and sifted the clues, hunting for the killers of her former lover in an apparent black-market Mek deal gone bad. But is everything as it seems? Is the recent flurry of military Mek hitting the streets a coincidence, or is a more sinister hand at work?


FC, 32 pg. (3 of 3) $2.95

ZERO GIRL: FULL CIRCLE #3
Written and illustrated by Sam Kieth; painted cover by Kieth


In stores January 8. Sam Kieth's critically acclaimed tale of a bizarre love triangle continues! Nikki whisks Amy away to an abandoned, triangular-shaped cabin in the woods. Before Amy can resist her advances, something dark and mysterious pulls her away in the night…to the bottom of a mineshaft where she and Tim confront the dark.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. (3 of 5) $2.95

VERTIGO

100 BULLETS #42
Written by Brian Azzarello; art by Eduardo Risso; painted cover by Dave Johnson


In stores January 2. In this final of six stand-alone issues, Agent Graves travels to El Paso, Texas, to deal out a little justice. The recipient? Gas-pumper Wylie Times, last seen in issue #30. Wylie's been down on his luck, stuck in a rut and he's about to find out why - and more important, who's responsible. But what does a guy who's happy knowing nothing do with information that can only lead to death?


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

AMERICAN CENTURY #22
Written by Howard Chaykin and David Tischman; art by Luke Ross and John Stokes; painted cover by Glenn Orbik


In stores January 22. "Tramps" Part 1 of 2. Harry Kraft's hopping freight trains when an unexpected stop lands him in a Hobo Jungle outside Charity, Ohio. But Harry doesn't believe in charity, and when a grisly murder rains on his parade, he looks to a heroin-addicted hooker named Faith for answers.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.75

CODENAME: KNOCKOUT #20
Written by Robert Rodi; art by Mark A. Robinson and Andrew Pepoy; painted cover by J.G. Jones


In stores January 2. In the stand-alone "Rebel Yell," Angela faces a mysterious masked opponent who literally explodes into her life. Plus, Go-Go reunites with his anarchist mother…and a villain from the past who wants them both dead!


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.75

FABLES #9
Written by Bill Willingham; art by Mark Buckingham and Steve Leialoha; painted cover by James Jean


In stores January 8. "Animal Farm," Part 4 of 5. As Snow White and Reynard the Fox run for their lives, Rose becomes a revolutionary. Trekking through woods and battling it out with lions, tigers and bears, Snow discovers that country life is even more dangerous than the big city.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

FIGHT FOR TOMORROW #5
Written by Brian Wood; art by Denys Cowan and Kent Williams; cover by Jo Chen


In stores January 29. What have Little Brother and Cedric gotten themselves into? VERTIGO's kung-fu caper continues as the cast is forced into action when the local fight boss launches a pre-emptive strike against the temple. With the lives of hundreds at stake, including Christy's, only Cedric knows what has to be done. It's time to fight!


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. (5 of 6) $2.50

THE FILTH #8
Written by Grant Morrison; art by Chris Weston and Gary Erskine; cover by Carlos Segura


In stores January 22. As the madness of Spartacus Hughes runs rampant on the gargantuan city-ship Libertania, can the officers of the Hand persuade amnesiac agent Ned Slade to save the day when he's just been arrested on suspicion of child murder? And can Tony the cat withstand another attempt on his life? All this and more as the plot thickens!


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. (8 of 13) $2.95

HELLBLAZER #180
Written by Mike Carey; art by Marcelo Frusin; painted cover by Tim Bradstreet


In stores January 29. The thrilling conclusion to "Red Sepulchre!" The Cold War has turned red hot, and Constantine has been forced to take sides. But when he surrenders the sepulchre to Domine Fredericks, the balance of power shifts, and old friends - as well as old enemies - finally get what's coming to them.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.75

HELLBLAZER: HAUNTED TP
Written by Warren Ellis; art by John Higgins; cover by Tim Bradstreet


In stores January 8. Warren Ellis' first HELLBLAZER story arc is collected in this volume reprinting issues #134-139! When John Constantine's old friend Isabel Bracknell turns up dead, he goes in search of the reasons behind it. But his investigation earns him a beating from the so-called "magician" responsible. Can Constantine help Isabel rest in peace? For more information, see the feature article.


MATURE READERS


FC, 144 pg. Trade Paperback $12.95

HELLBLAZER: ORIGINAL SINS TP - relist
Written by Jamie Delano; art by John Ridgway and Alfredo Alcala; cover by Dave McKean


In stores January 8. Reoffered to coincide with HELLBLAZER: HAUNTED TP, this chilling trade paperback reprints issues #1-9 of the popular ongoing series.


MATURE READERS


FC, 256 pg. $19.95

HELLBLAZER SPECIAL: LADY CONSTANTINE #2
Written by Andy Diggle; art by Goran Sudzuka; cover by Phil Noto


In stores January 2. Andy Diggle and Goran Sudzuka expand the Hellblazer mythos with Part 2 of a 4-part miniseries! With the aid of her trusty companion Mouse and her latest lover Rafe, a pirate sea captain, Johanna Constantine closes in on her prize, an iron box older than history and filled with celestial powers. Too bad it's buried 200 fathoms below the ocean. Luckily, Johanna has a trick up her sleeve…in the guise of a certain "swampy" partner readers may recognize!


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. (2 of 4) $2.95

HUNTER: THE AGE OF MAGIC #19
Written by Dylan Horrocks; art by Richard Case and Steve Bird; painted cover by Chris Bachalo


In stores January 15. Somewhere in the sprawling maze of The White School lies the secret of creation: the Sefer Raziel, the oldest book in existence, containing the greatest power of all time. Countless lives depend on Tim Hunter's finding it first. In order to succeed, he'll have to overcome not only his enemies, but also his friends.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.75

LUCIFER #34
Written by Mike Carey; art by Dean Ormston; painted cover by Christopher Moeller


In stores January 15. "Come to Judgment," Part 1 of 2. Lucifer has overcome his enemies - but the cost has yet to be counted. As the Morningstar begins to align reluctant allies for a new venture, a detective with a secret of his own begins an investigation into Elaine Belloc's death. Justice must be done…even when the suspects include angels, demons and gods.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: BAST #1
Written by Caitlin R. Kiernan; art by Joe Bennett; cover by Dave McKean


In stores January 2. Part 1 of a 3-issue miniseries featuring THE SANDMAN's cat goddess Lady Bast! As Lady Bast's legion of followers dwindles, so does her power. But when a teenage girl named Lucy finds a statue venerating the goddess, she sparks a series of events that will change her life forever. For more information, see the feature article.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. (1 of 3) $2.95

THE DREAMING: THROUGH THE GATES OF HORN AND IVORY TP - relist
Written by Jeff Nicholson, Peter Hogan, and Caitln R. Kiernan; art by Nicholson, Gary Amaro, Peter Doherty, D'Israeli, and various; painted cover by Dave McKean


In stores January 2. Reoffered to coincide with the release of THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: BAST #1, this trade paperback reprints haunting stories of the diverse characters from the Realm of Dreams - among them Matthew the Raven, Lucien the Librarian, and the Corinthian - from THE DREAMING #15-19 and #22-25.


MATURE READERS


FC, 224 pg. Trade Paperback $19.95

VERTIGO POP!: LONDON #3
Written by Peter Milligan; art and cover by Philip Bond


In stores January 8. Aging rock 'n' roll legend Rocky Lamont has successfully swapped bodies with young would-be pop sensation Cody. With Sean trapped in a hospital (in Rocky's 60-year-old body) and the newly-rejuvenated Rocky on the loose, the seeds of triumph and tragedy are sown as an estranged ex-wife, a drug-addicted girlfriend and a lascivious daughter are thrown into the mix.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. (3 of 4) $2.95

WAR STORY: CONDORS
Written by Garth Ennis; art by Carlos Ezquerra; cover by Terry Marks


In stores January 8. The third installment in this batch of fan-favorite Garth Ennis' newest War Story series! Outside Madrid in 1938, four soldiers from opposing nations find themselves trapped in the same foxhole. Will they be able to survive the night - and one another? For more information, see the feature article.


MATURE READERS


FC, 64 pg $4.95

WAR STORY: SCREAMING EAGLES - relist
Written by Garth Ennis; art by Dave Gibbons; photo cover


In stores January 8. Reoffered to coincide with WAR STORY: CONDORS. In the waning days of the war in Europe, a battle-weary sergeant and the remnants of his decimated squad find a treasure trove of Nazi plunder and stolen luxuries the likes of which they could only dream of in the previous months of bloody fighting. But they quickly find that sometimes having it easy can test a soldier's resolve as much as the worst firefight.


MATURE READERS


FC, 64 pg. $4.95

THE WITCHING HOUR TP
Written by Jeph Loeb; art and cover by Chris Bachalo and Art Thibert


In stores January 29. The atmospheric series by Jeph Loeb and Chris Bachalo is now available in softcover! Welcome to the Witching Hour, where the mysterious Amanda Collins moves through the troubled lives of ordinary people armed with little more than a blank white business card and a strange, supernatural presence. She offers them a chance to change their lives, but at what price? For more information, see the feature article.


MATURE READERS


FC, 160 pg. Trade Paperback $19.95

Y - THE LAST MAN #7
Written by Brian K. Vaughan; art by Pia Guerra and Jos Marzan, Jr.; painted cover by J.G. Jones


In stores January 22. Part 2 of the 5-part "Cycles." Yorick Brown arrives in the seemingly utopian town of Marrisville, Ohio. But what terrible secret are its residents hiding and how far will they go to protect it? Meanwhile, the trail gets hotter for the last man's bloodthirsty pursuers, and the situation grows more dire for Yorick's friends.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

MAD

MAD MAGAZINE #426
Written and illustrated by the Usual Gang of Idiots


In stores January 2. It's a brand new year, and what better way to ring it in than with a brand-spankin' new issue of MAD? And while you're at it, make it your New Year's resolution to buy a copy for all your friends…and some of your enemies, too!


FC/B&W, 48 pg. Magazine Format $3.50

DC DIRECT

Retailers, please note: Unless otherwise specified, the following items are manufactured to order, so only limited quantities may be available for reorder. Final products may differ from images shown. These items are advance-solicited. Orders must be placed with those for January-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews. Some of these products may also be offered simultaneously beyond the comic-book specialty market.

BATMOBILE REPLICA: 1960s EDITION
Advance-solicited; in stores May 28, 2003. Second in a series! Following the Batmobile Replica: 1950s Edition, DC Direct continues its line of Batmobile Replicas with the 1960s version. Its blinding headlights split the darkness, its powerful engine little more than a hum against the clamor of the Gotham City nights! Now the world-famous car that patrolled Gotham throughout the '60s is brought to life! Based on the classic Batmobile from the comics of the 1960s, this vehicle has an open cockpit to reveal its detailed design and is approximately 10 3/4" long, 4 1/2" wide and 2 1/2" tall, set on a deco-themed base and featuring a 4-color logo backdrop card. It also features light-up headlights, taillights and rear fin lights, siren, rear turbo exhaust, dashboard control panel, center console, and eyes on the Bat-emblem and grill on the front. All the lights work on a 30-second timer. Replica includes a vehicle title and a blueprint suitable for framing. Packaged in a 4-color box.


FC, Vehicle replica $195.00

GREEN LANTERN OVERSIZED POSTER BY ALEX ROSS - relist
In stores January 15. Reoffered to coincide with the BATMAN OVERSIZED POSTER, the GREEN LANTERN OVERSIZED POSTER BY ALEX ROSS was the first in a series of oversized posters of the greatest heroes of the DC Universe. The poster presents acclaimed artist Alex Ross's full-figure painted rendition of the greatest Green Lantern of all time, Hal Jordan. This enormous poster is a whopping 22" by 58".


FC, Oversized Poster (22" x 58") $7.95

THE SPECTRE (HAL JORDAN) ACTION FIGURE - relist
In stores January 22. Still available is THE SPECTRE HAL JORDAN ACTION FIGURE! Hal Jordan appears every month in THE SPECTRE, and makes a guest-appearance in this month's JLA/SPECTRE: SOUL WAR #1. Featuring multiple points of articulation and haunting glow-in-the-dark features, this figures stands 6 1/4" tall and has a cloth cape and hood, with a wire within for posing. Retailers, please note: Quantities are limited. Orders may be allocated.


FC, Action figure PI

JLA WALL SCROLL - relist
Art by Doug Mahnke and Tom Nguyen


In stores January 22. Reoffered to coincide with JLA: THE GOLDEN PERFECT. The JLA comes alive in this spectacular new wall scroll, featuring art from the cover to JLA #61 - showing Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Martian Manhunter, and Plastic Man speeding into action to make the world safe from evil! With art by the JLA team of Doug Mahnke & Tom Nguyen, the JLA WALL SCROLL is printed in full color on nylon and is 27" wide x 40" high.


FC, Wall Scroll $19.95

JUSTICE LEAGUE ANIMATED WONDER WOMAN WALL PLAQUE
Sculpted by John G. Mathews


Advance solicited; in stores May 14, 2003. DC Direct's exciting new series of sculpted wall reliefs based on the super heroic stars of the hit Justice League animated series on Cartoon Network continues! The Amazing Amazon Princess Diana stands poised, ready to take on the forces of evil in this plaque that is a fully sculpted, hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain wall relief, measuring approximately 4 3/4" tall, 5" wide and 2 1/4" deep. Other heroes in this series are Batman, Green Lantern, Superman and The Flash. Liven up your walls! Collect all five in 2003! Packaged in a 4-color box.


FC, Wall Plaque $39.95

SILVER AGE SUPERMAN AND LOIS LANE DELUXE ACTION FIGURE SET - relist
Sculpted by Tim Bruckner


In stores January 8. Resolicited to coincide with the release of SUPERMAN: THE TEN CENT ADVENTURE. Look! Up in the sky...it's a bird! It's a plane! It's...the SILVER AGE SUPERMAN AND LOIS LANE DELUXE ACTION FIGURE SET! Based on the classic look of Superman from the Silver Age of Comics, this deluxe action figure set features action figures of Superman and Lois Lane, both featuring multiple points of articulation, set on a pegged base measuring approximately 6" wide x 3.24" deep x 6.25" tall for displaying these iconic figures from the past! Superman stands approximately 6.625" and comes with two removable capes (one for standing, the other for flying), two sets of hands and a chunk of Kryptonite. Lois Lane stands approximately 6" and comes with two sets of hands, a cloth skirt and removable handbag. The set also includes a 5.8" tall American flag that fits into a hole on the display base. Packaged in a 4-color window box.


FC, Deluxe Action Figure Set PI

SUPER FRIENDS!: AQUAMAN AND BLACK MANTA DELUXE ACTION FIGURE SET
Advance solicited; in stores May 21. The Super Friends! action continues with the Super Friends! Aquaman and Black Manta Deluxe Action Figure Set! Aquaman stands approximately 6 1/4" tall and Black Manta stands approximately 7" tall. Both figures feature nine points of articulation and include Super Friends! logo bases measuring approximately 4" wide x 2" deep x 3/4" tall. The set also includes Black Manta's removable Neutron Eraser gun as seen in the classic "Attack of the Fuerrians" episode of Super Friends and an approximately 4" long x 3 1/4" wide x 1" tall miniature of Black Manta's submarine, on a 2" tall x 1 1/2" wide x 1.5" deep stand. Packaged in a 4-color window box.


FC, Deluxe Action Figure Set PI

SUPER FRIENDS!: GREEN LANTERN AND SINESTRO DELUXE ACTION FIGURE SET
Advance solicited; in stores May 7. DC Direct continues its series of the legendary '70s animated Super Friends! characters! Green Lantern stands approximately 6 1/4" tall and Sinestro stands approximately 7" tall. Both figures feature nine points of articulation and include Super Friends! Logo bases measuring approximately 4" wide x 2" deep x 3/4" tall. The set also features one-size-fits-all Green Lantern and Sinestro Power Rings and a 2" long x 2" wide x 1 3/4" tall Hall of Doom miniature. Packaged in a 4-color window box.


FC, Deluxe Action Figure Set PI

SUPERMAN VS. THE FLASH BY ALEX ROSS COLLECTOR'S PLATE
Painted by Alex Ross


Advance solicited; in stores May 14. It's one of the age-old questions: Who's faster, Superman or The Flash? Now the race to answer that burning mystery is on this stunning Collector's Plate, featuring the Man of Steel and the Fastest Man Alive as they hurtle ahead in a neck-and-neck contest, painted by acclaimed artist Alex Ross. This plate is approximately 10 1/4" in diameter and is edged with a 24-karat gold band. Packaged in a gift box.


FC, Collector's Plate $59.95

TRANSMETROPOLITAN: SPIDER JERUSALEM ACTION FIGURE - relist
In stores January 15. Reoffered to coincide with the TRANSMETROPOLITAN WALL SCROLL, the standard version of the TRANSMETROPOLITAN: SPIDER JERUSALEM ACTION FIGURE is still available. This intricately detailed action figure of everyone's favorite outlaw journalist shows every single one of Spider's tattoos, and features eight points of articulation. This version comes packaged with Spider's two-headed cat and a laptop computer. Note: Quantities are limited. Orders may be allocated.


FC, Action figure PI

WONDER WOMAN WALL SCROLL
Art by Brian Bolland


Advance solicited; in stores May 21. Wonder Woman, the beautiful Amazon princess known to the world as the mighty warrior for truth and justice, is featured on this stunning wall scroll! Appearing originally on the cover of WONDER WOMAN #72 (March, 1993), this classic image of the Amazing Amazon has come to symbolize both her beauty and strength. This 27" x 40" full color WONDER WOMAN WALL SCROLL is printed on nylon.


FC, Wall scroll $19.95

 
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