DC Comics Solicitations for August, 2008

Mon, May 19th, 2008 at 1:31pm PDT | Updated: May 19th, 2008 at 3:53pm

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TRINITY #10-13

Written by Kurt Busiek and Fabian Nicieza
Art by Mark Bagley & Art Thibert and Scott McDaniel & Andy Owens and Tom Derenick & Wayne Faucher
Covers #10-12 by Andy Kubert & Jesse Delperdang;
Cover #13 by Jim Lee & Scott Williams
DC’s new weekly series TRINITY continues with covers on issues #10-12 by Andy Kubert (BATMAN)!
This month in TRINITY: The Justice League joins Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman to stand against the threat that the Crime Syndicate brings to Earth. And, in this month’s co-features, members of Batman's "family" search for clues to what ties several thefts together " and what links them to the cosmic conflict that has resulted!
Issue #10 on sale August 6; issue #11 on sale August 13;
issue #12 on sale August 20; issue #13 on sale August 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

FINAL CRISIS: REVELATIONS #1

Written by Greg Rucka
Art by Philip Tan, Jeff De Los Santos & Jonathan Glapion
Covers by Philip Tan
Greg Rucka (52, Whiteout, THE QUESTION: THE FIVE BOOKS OF BLOOD) and rising superstar Philip Tan unleash the wrath of God in this FINAL CRISIS tie-in!
With the end of creation nigh, Crispus Allen must embrace his role as The Spectre by exacting God's vengeance on some of the DC Universe's most vile sinners. But even as Allen struggles with his duty, a new threat is arising " one that only his former partner, Renee Montoya, a.k.a. The Question, can help him fight!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers by Philip Tan that will ship in approximately 50/50 ratio. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale August 13 • 1 of 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF THREE WORLDS #1

Written by Geoff Johns
Art by George Pérez & Scott Koblish
Covers by George Pérez
From the moment Kal-El landed on earth until the end of time, the Time Trapper has sought to erase Superman’s impact on the universe. But the Legion of Super-Heroes have always been there to stop him. This time, though, even the Legion won’t be enough. The Time Trapper has found the ultimate weapon to carry out his plan " a twisted mirror image of the boy of steel from a parallel Earth long dead: Superboy-Prime! Who will answer the Legion’s call for help? Find out here as the Crisis of the 31st century begins!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers by George Pérez that will ship in approximately 50/50 ratio. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale August 20 • 1 of 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

DC UNIVERSE: LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT #1

Written by Brad Meltzer
Art and covers by Adam Kubert & John Dell
New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer (IDENTITY CRISIS, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA) makes his return to the DC Universe " and superstar artist Adam Kubert (ACTION COMICS) is riding shotgun!
The final battle is quickly approaching. How do the heroes of the DCU prepare for the end? Whom do they approach and say goodbye to before they make the ultimate sacrifice? Featuring the entire DC Universe, Meltzer takes us deep into the hearts and psyches of our heroes. It's the day before you die. What would you do?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers by Adam Kubert that will ship in approximately 50/50 ratio. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale August 27 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

FINAL CRISIS: SUPERMAN BEYOND #1

Written by Grant Morrison
Art by Doug Mahnke & Christian Alamy
Covers by Doug Mahnke and J.H. Williams III
To save the woman he loves, the greatest hero of all time becomes the pawn of ultra-dimensional forces when a wounded emissary from a world of doomed super gods comes to Earth on the eve of the Final Crisis. His mission: To recruit Superman’s help against an epic, reality-spanning menace that originated in the Crisis on Infinite Earths!
Join the Man of Steel and his alternate-earth counterparts for a mind-blowing voyage to the edge of the DC Universe " and beyond! Can these super champions overcome their differences to beat the clock, find the ultimate treasure and save all existence from extinction?
Writer Grant Morrison and artist Doug Mahnke take you on an unforgettable, hyperdelic journey from the streets of Metropolis, through the 52 worlds of the multiverse, to the haunted court of the King of Limbo, in part one of this 2-issue Superman adventure!
With a unique 3-D section, eye-popping visuals and mind-boggling glimpses into the mysteries behind FINAL CRISIS, SUPERMAN BEYOND takes the Man of Tomorrow to new dimensions of action and excitement! This issue comes with a pair of 3-D glasses!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers (one by Doug Mahnke and one by J.H. Williams III) that will ship in a ratio of approximately 50/50. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale August 27 • 1 of 2 • 40 pg, FC, $4.50 US

FINAL CRISIS #1: DIRECTOR’S CUT SPECIAL

Written by Grant Morrison
Art and cover by J.G. Jones
Come on a guided tour of DC’s FINAL CRISIS #1 and become further enveloped in the event of the century. Delve deep into the mind-blowing first issue as we explore what every page and panel represents, and the process behind the story as Grant Morrison and J.G. Jones reveal secrets hidden in the script and art.
On sale August 6 • 64 pg, FC, $4.99 US

FINAL CRISIS: ROGUES’ REVENGE #2

Written by Geoff Johns
Art and covers by Scott Kolins
Life was easier when the Rogues had Barry Allen for a foe " or at least it was a bit more fun. Now, hunted by Libra and the Secret Society for refusing to worship the impending evil that is prophesized to claim Earth, Cold and his crew find themselves attacked on several fronts . . . and that doesn’t sit well with the Rogues. Plus, a bizarre twist for Inertia!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers by Scott Kolins that will ship in approximately 50/50 ratio. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale August 20 • 2 of 3, 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

REIGN IN HELL #2

Written by Keith Giffen
Pencils by Tom Derenick
Cover by Mario Alberti
The war for control of hell has spread to the DC Universe! Now the mystics must choose sides as the conflict between Lord Satanus and Neron threatens to destroy everything! The stakes and body count are getting higher! Plus, a Dr. Occult backup story!
On sale August 27 • 2 of 8 • 40 pg, FC, $3.50 US

RANN/THANAGAR: HOLY WAR #4

Written by Jim Starlin
Art by Ron Lim & Rob Hunter
Cover by Starlin & Hunter
Adam Strange finds himself cornered on Hardcore Station by agents of the Church of Eternal Light. Meanwhile, the people of Rann have been whipped up into a Lady Styx-inspired religious furor and their next target is: Hawkman!
On sale August 6 • 4 of 8 • 40 pg, FC, $3.50 US

HAWKMAN SPECIAL #1

Written by Jim Starlin
Art and cover by Jim Starlin & Al Milgrom
Spiraling out of the events of RANN/THANAGAR: HOLY WAR! Hawkman finds himself face to face with a force of unspeakable evil: Synnar. The things Hawkman will learn in the course of their confrontation may lead him to question his very existence!
On sale August 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.50 US

AMBUSH BUG YEAR NONE #2

Written by Keith Giffen & Robert Loren Fleming
Art by Keith Giffen & Al Milgrom
Cover by Jim Starlin & Al Milgrom
The second issue of our 6-issue romp through the DC Universe takes us on a mystic journey into space, where we encounter a new world and witness the return of Amber Butane " all, like, irreverently! Irreverentially?
Plus, find out what really happened when Ambush Bug met Blue Beetle!
On sale August 27 • 2 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TOR #4

Written by Joe Kubert
Art and cover by Joe Kubert
Tor and his female companion fight their way back to the surface world, but their bloodthirsty pursuers haven't given up their plans for Tor " plans that involve ritual sacrifice! Can Tor survive in this strange, prehistoric world?
On sale August 6 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE WAR THAT TIME FORGOT #4

Written by Bruce Jones
Art by Al Barrionuevo & Jimmy Palmiotti
Cover by Russ Heath
Carson finds his plane intact…and so do the other pilots! But that’s not the biggest mystery facing the exiles from history! Plus, Carson defends Akisha, the woman from the future, against a rampaging prehistoric beast!
On sale August 6 • 4 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DC SPECIAL: CYBORG #4

Written by Mark Sable
Art by Carlos Magno & Jonathan Glapion
Cover by Brian Denham
The mysterious Mr. Orr has transformed one of Cyborg's friends into a killing machine! But is Vic's friend the only victim?
Orr has cloned two of the world's deadliest super-villains to prevent Cyborg and The Titans from finding out.
On sale August 20 • 4 of 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TEEN TITANS #62

Written by Sean McKeever
Art and cover by Eddy Barrows & Ruy José
Guest-starring Cyborg! When villains attack, it's up to two remarkable teens to pick up the pieces so the Teen Titans don't have to. This issue: a heartwarming look at Titans Tower through the eyes of its least-known inhabitants: Wendy, Marvin ... and Wonderdog?!
On sale August 27 •32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TITANS #5

Written by Judd Winick
Art by Rodney Buchemi
Cover by Ian Churchill
In the stand-alone story “Date Night,” four Titans face the fact that love is a battlefield. Meanwhile, a mysterious figure is making his way to Titans Tower. Who is this ominous stranger " and how does he or she know the Titans?
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TANGENT: SUPERMAN’S REIGN #6

Written by Dan Jurgens
Art by Jamal Igle & Robin Riggs
Cover by Matt Haley
The secret protector of the Tangent Earth’s band of freedom fighters is revealed! And when the Tangent Superman learns the secret to traveling between worlds, the battle between the Supermen of two worlds begins!
On sale August 20 • 6 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN #680

Written by Grant Morrison
Art by Tony Daniel & Sandu Florea
Cover by Alex Ross
Variant cover by Tony Daniel
It’s “Batman R.I.P.” part 5 " and this issue features two events so monumental that one comic can barely contain them! First, Batman faces off against The Club of Villains. Then, The Joker makes his stand, challenging the Dark Knight to the ultimate battle of wits. Will Batman survive either of these threats " or could this be the end of Gotham City’s greatest hero?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 25 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Alex Ross), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Tony Daniel). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale August 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERMAN #679

Written by James Robinson
Art by Renato Guedes
& José Wilson Magalháes
Cover by Alex Ross
Two supermen: One, a man of yore, the other, the Man of Tomorrow! Atlas and Superman continue their all-out war, with Metropolis as the prize. But for all his power, Superman seems unable to defeat this titan of myth. With our hero down for the count, it will take another, unexpected hero to save the day.
Guest-starring Supergirl and " someone else!
On sale August 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #12

Written by Frank Miller
Art and cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams
Variant cover by Bill Sienkiewicz
Batman and Robin crack the stone-cold psychopath known as The Joker!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Bill Sienkiwicz). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale August 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATGIRL #2

Written by Adam Beechen
Art by Jim Calafiore & Jonathan Glapion
Cover by Andy Clarke
Batgirl’s path of vengeance violently crosses that of another young woman raised by David Cain. When a surprising link is found between Cain and Batgirl’s other target, Deathstroke the Terminator, will the two missions become one? Also, a member of the Bat-Family discovers just what Batgirl is up to. Will her cover be blown?
On sale August 20 • 2 of 6, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TWO-FACE YEAR ONE #2

Written by Mark Sable
Art by Jesus Saiz & Jimmy Palmiotti
Cover by Mark Chiarello
The election coverage continues as Two-Face throws his hat in the ring! It’s the shocking conclusion to the tightest race in Gotham City history, and it’s only the beginning of Batman’s struggle with a man who used to be his best friend " and the monster within.
On sale August 13 • 2 of 2, 48 pg, FC, $5.99 US

DETECTIVE COMICS #847

Written by Paul Dini
Art by Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs
Cover by Dustin Nguyen
A “Batman: R.I.P.” tie-in! Secrets shared years ago between Bruce Wayne and Tommy Elliott begin to have dangerous repercussions in the present. Why is this mystery driving Hush to destroy Batman’s life? And what part does Catwoman play in Hush’s plans?
On sale August 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

CATWOMAN #82

Written by Will Pfeifer
Art by David Lopez & Alvaro Lopez Cover by Adam Hughes
The not-so-long kiss goodnight! Catwoman’s trying to stay one step ahead of Batman, the police and the supervillains of Gotham City, but in this final issue she’s going to have to doublecross one of them. Will they be able to live with it? And will she still be standing when the smoke has cleared?
On sale August 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • FINAL ISSUE

BATMAN: GOTHAM AFTER MIDNIGHT #4

Written by Steve Niles
Art and cover by Kelley Jones
It’s the ultimate knock-down, drag-out as Batman fights for his life " and all of Gotham City " against a gargantuan Clayface. But what is the mysterious Midnight up to during their fight " and who will be his next victim? Plus, what happens when Detective April Clarkson’s investigations lead her to Bruce Wayne? It’s gonna get gory and gruesome in Gotham after midnight!
On sale August 27 • 4 of 12, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #20

Written by Fabian Nicieza
Art and cover by Kevin Maguire
In part 4 of the 5-part tale “The Bat and The Cat,” Batman enters the fray as Batgirl and Catwoman continue their first, explosive confrontation over Commissioner Gordon's stolen notebook!
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

NIGHTWING #147

Written by Peter J. Tomasi
Art by Don Kramer & Sandu Florea
Cover by Rags Morales
A “Batman: R.I.P.” tie-in! Two-Face hits New York City " but when he takes a bite out of the Big Apple, he finds it rotten to the core. He’ll make Nightwing and all of New York pay for their crimes…unless Nightwing can save one of Harvey Dent’s old flames from an assassin’s bullet!
On sale August 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ROBIN #177

Written by Chuck Dixon Cover by Freddie E. Williams II
Art by Rick Leonardi & Lorenzo Ruggiero
Facing some of the toughest criminals and monsters known to man is nothing compared to dealing with your on again/off again, back-from-the-dead girlfriend’s enraged deadbeat dad! A not-so-happy reunion puts Robin between Spoiler and Cluemaster and this time, he’s not so easy to get rid of.
On sale August 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SIMON DARK #11

Written by Steve Niles & Scott Hampton
Art and cover by Scott Hampton
Simon faces a tough decision: Either join the cult that has terrorized Gotham City or throw himself into the abyss in order to save his friends!
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ALL STAR SUPERMAN #12

Written by Grant Morrison
Art by Frank Quitely & Jamie Grant
Cover by Frank Quitely
The Man of Steel has faced twelve super-challenges. Now, as Lex Luthor’s brilliant, criminal machinations come together, what fate awaits the doomed Superman? This is the final, dramatic chapter of the incredible, award-winning 12-issue run of ALL STAR SUPERMAN by Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely and Jamie Grant " don’t miss it!
On sale August 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ACTION COMICS #868

Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Gary Frank & Jon Sibal
Cover by Frank
“Brainiac” part 3 of 5! The frightening storyline that sets the stage for the SUPERMAN event of 2008 continues. Against everyone’s advice, Superman has journeyed to the deepest reaches of space to initiate contact with an alien being he thought he knew: Brainiac. But after learning about the truth behind Brainiac’s existence and his plans for Earth, Superman may regret his decision.
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERGIRL #32

Written by Kelley Puckett
Art and cover by Drew Johnson & Ray Snyder
It's the moment of truth, as Supergirl struggles to do the impossible by fulfilling her promise to find a cure for a young boy's fatal illness. If she succeeds, she will change the course of history " and maybe not for the better! And if she fails, a child will die.
On sale August 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #51

Written by Michael Green & Mike Johnson
Art by Rafael Albuequerque
Cover by Ryan Sook
The Man of Steel and the Dark Knight are shocked to discover little versions of themselves fighting a threat in Metropolis. But where did these tiny heroes come from? As Superman and Batman search for answers, things get worse with the arrival of the Li’l League!
On sale August 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #10

Written by Chuck Dixon
Art by Julian Lopez & Bit
Cover by J. Calafiore
Acting on a tip from Looker, Batman leads the Outsiders against new metahumans who gained their powers from the bite of a renegade alien! Meanwhile, an accident in the lab leaves an Outsider ally in a coma, with his psyche trapped inside Remac! Guest starring Dr. Kirk Langstrom " the Man-Bat.
On sale August 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BIRDS OF PREY #121

Written by Tony Bedard
Art by Michael O’Hare & John Floyd
Cover by Stephane Roux
The Joker infiltrates the high-tech gang network of the Birds’ new hometown, Platinum Flats! And that’s going to set him up for a direct conflict with Oracle, Barbara Gordon!
On sale August 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BLUE BEETLE #30

Written by Matthew Sturges
Art and cover by Rafael Albuquerque
“Boundaries” continues as Blue Beetle investigates the mystery of the superpowered men who tried to cross the border illegally. But La Dama and the Posse refuse to help him out, thanks to their own secret agendas.
On sale August 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BOOSTER GOLD #11

Written by Chuck Dixon
Art and cover by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund
Guest writer Chuck Dixon jumps into the Timestream to tell a tale of Booster Gold and Batman! When Booster is charged with stopping a time-traveling villain from Batman’s past, he must travel back in time and go undercover as Killer Moth to stop this mystery man from destroying Gotham City! Guest-starring Batgirl!
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #16

Written by Mark Waid
Art and cover by Scott Kolins
Superman and Catwoman " together at last?! This team clearly won’t be held together with super-glue!
On sale August 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

CHECKMATE #29

Written by Bruce Jones
Art and cover by Manuel Garcia
The Royals send an increasingly erratic Chimera up against an imminent apocalypse! Good thing the Global Guardians are there to back him up!
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE FLASH #243

Written by Tom Peyer
Art and cover by Freddie E. Williams II
The conclusion of “Fast Money”! The Flash returns to Keystone, making some bold moves to get his life and reputation back on track " with some serious consequences for his family!
On sale August 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #27

Written by Peter J. Tomasi
Art by Luke Ross & Fabio Laguna
Cover by Rodolfo Migliari
Witness the grand opening of the new Warriors bar! Then, meet a mysterious new Lantern by the name of Saarek,who can hear the dead. What brings him to Oa " and why are the dead growing restless?
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN LANTERN #34

Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Ivan Reis & Oclair Albert
Cover by Ivan Reis
The penultimate chapter of "Secret Origin"! Hal Jordan and Sinestro face off against Abin Sur's killer - Atrocitus! But what dark secret has Atrocitus uncovered about the impending "Blackest Night?" And what revelation will forever change the relationship between Hal and Carol Ferris?
On sale August 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DC UNIVERSE SPECIAL: AMBUSH BUG #1

Written by Paul Kupperberg, Keith Giffen & Robert Loren Fleming
Art by Carmine Infantino, Keith Giffen & Robert Oksner
Cover by Ryan Sook
While Ambush Bug is busy tearing through the DC Universe in his new miniseries, here are some of his top stories from the 1980s, torn from the pages of SUPERGIRL #16, ACTION COMICS #560, 563 and 565 and DC COMICS PRESENTS #81!
On sale August 6 • 80 pg, FC, $4.99 US

GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #11

Written by Judd Winick
Art by Mike Norton & Wayne Faucher
Cover by Cliff Chiang
What happened before Connor Hawke was shot is revealed at last! Plus: Team Arrow finds itself working alongside some longtime enemies!
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

INFINITY INC. #12

Written by Peter Milligan
Art by Javier Aranda David Enebral Cover by Pete Woods
A Dark Side Club tie-in! The mystery of Professor Fogel and his allegiance to the Dark Side Club are laid bare in this harrowing final issue, in which the Infinity Kids find themselves outmatched in every way! A dream comes to an end, but for Infinity Inc., the nightmare is just beginning.
On sale August 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • FINAL ISSUE

JONAH HEX #34

Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray
Art by Mark Sparacio
Cover by Andy Kubert
All Jonah Hex wanted was some peace and quiet. He built a cabin in the woods, hoping to start a new life away from the lawless world. But what evil deed will call him back to action " and will he be able to escape his troubled past? Featuring a cover by Andy Kubert (BATMAN)!
On sale August 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #24

Written by Dwayne McDuffie
Art and cover by Ed Benes
Vixen’s power issues come to the forefront as Vixen, Black Canary, Zatanna, Hal and The Flash pay a visit to Animal Man. The team must team up with Animal Man to battle a new Justice League villain " and at stake is control of the Tantu Totem!
On sale August 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #18

Written by Geoff Johns & Alex Ross
Art and variant cover by Dale Eaglesham & Ruy Jose
Cover by Alex Ross
Magog is introduced into the DC Universe in “Gog” part 3! The last god of the Third World has walked the Earth delivering good will to men wherever he goes. But out of a violent confrontation comes the birth of the one being the Kingdom Come Superman must stop: Magog! Meanwhile, Starman struggles with his new role on the team and Damage celebrates his. Plus, Power Girl’s strange ordeal on Earth-2 leads her to seek out help from an unlikely source.
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Alex Ross), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Eaglesham & Jose). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale August 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #45

Written by Jim Shooter
Art and cover by Francis Manapul & John Livesay
A massive intruder planet has appeared near Jupiter " and its gravity is ripping apart the solar system! Under Brainiac 5’s guidance, Light Lass and Star Boy fight back, but they’ll have to do the impossible " moving planets " to end the chaos and carnage!
On sale August 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

MANHUNTER #33

Written by Marc Andreyko
Art by Michael Gaydos
Cover by Liam Sharp
Manhunter finds a shocking link between the disappearances of immigrant workers and big business " and that means attorney Kate Spencer’s going to court, if she doesn’t become a target first!
On sale August 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE SPIRIT #20

Written by Sergio Aragones & Mark Evanier
Art by Paul Smith & Walden Wong
Cover by Paul Smith
The Spirit swims with the dolphins " but murder follows him even among these peaceful creatures!
On sale August 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WONDER WOMAN #23

Written by Gail Simone Cover by Aaron Lopresti
Art by Aaron Lopresti & Matt Ryan
It’s the finale of the 4-part “Ends of the Earth” epic! Wonder Woman returns from the darkest corners of the DCU, and she's brought something nasty back with her! And will Diana fall at the scene of her Amazon sisters' greatest tragedy? You’ve never seen Wonder Woman like this before!
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS VOL. 1: THE CHRYSALIS TP

Written by Chuck Dixon
Art by Julian Lopez, Carlos Rodriguez and Bit
Cover by Doug Braithwaite
Collecting the first five issues of the new action series by acclaimed writer Chuck Dixon! The new Outsiders investigate a strange Omac-like entity " but things are made all the more difficult when the team meets Batman’s new recruit!
Advance-solicited; on sale October 1 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US

BATMAN BLACK & WHITE VOL. 2 TP - NEW EDITION

Written by Brian Azzarello, Harlan Ellison, Paul Levitz, Paul Dini and others Cover by Mike Mignola
Art by Alex Ross, Jim Lee, Tim Sale, Kyle Baker, Dave Gibbons, Mark Buckingham and others
A new edition of the trade paperback collecting stories from BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #1-16 and four stories created for this title, now offered at DC’s standard trim size.
Advance-solicited; on sale October 1 • 176 pg, B&W, $19.99 US

BATMAN BLACK & WHITE VOL. 3 TP

Written by Ed Brubaker, Darwyn Cooke, Dwayne McDuffie, Mike Mignola and others Cover by Frank Miller
Art by John Bolton, Alan Davis, Darwyn Cooke, Jason Pearson, Whilce Portacio, Jill Thompson, and others
This spectacular volume collecting stories from BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #17-49 is offered at DC’s standard trim size!
Advance-solicited; on sale September 17 • 288 pg, B&W, $19.99 US

BIRDS OF PREY: METROPOLIS OR DUST TP

Written by Sean McKeever
Art by Nicola Scott & Doug Hazlewood
Cover by Stephane Roux
A high-tech hazard threatens the streets of Metropolis in this latest BIRDS collection, featuring issues #113-117 of their hit series.
Advance-solicited; on sale October 1 • 128 pg, FC, $17.99 US

BLUE BEETLE VOL. 4: ENDGAME TP

Written by John Rogers, Justin Peniston and Jai Nitz
Art by Rafael Albuquerque, Andy Kuhn, Mike Norton and Trevor Scott
Cover by Albuquerque
Featuring a story that ties into “The Sinestro Corps War,” this volume collects BLUE BEETLE #20-26. This title also includes the special Spanish language story, along with the script translated into English.
Advance-solicited; on sale September 24 • 176 pg, FC, $14.99 US

COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS VOL. 3 TP

Written by Paul Dini, Adam Beechen, Justin Gray,
Jimmy Palmiotti, Tony Bedard and Sean McKeever
Art by Scott Kolins, Tom Derenick, Jamal Igle, Howard Porter, Jesus Saiz and others
Cover by Stefane Roux
In this third COUNTDOWN collection, featuring stories from issues #25-13, Jimmy Olsen’s unpredictable super-powers bring him to the attention of Darkseid!
Advance-solicited; on sale September 24 • 296 pg, FC, $19.99 US

DC COMICS GOES APE TP

Written by Otto Binder, John Broome, Gardner Fox and others
Art by Carmine Infantino, Wayne Boring, George Papp, Ross Andru, C.C. Beck, Jim Starlin and others Cover by Arthur Adams
You’ll go bananas for this new title collecting simian stories from SUPERBOY #76, SUPERMAN #138, THE FLASH (VOL. 1) #127, DETECTIVE COMICS #339 and 482, HAWKMAN #16, WONDER WOMAN #170, STRANGE ADVENTURES #201, SHAZAM #9, SUPER FRIENDS #30 and THE FLASH (VOL. 2) #151!
Advance-solicited; on sale October 1 • 168 pg, FC, $19.99 US

GREEN LANTERN: REVENGE OF THE GREEN LANTERNS TP

Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Carlos Pacheco, Ethan Van Sciver,
Ivan Reis and others
Cover by Simone Bianchi
In this hard-hitting volume, Green Lantern discovers that Lanterns who were left for dead are alive " and it’s up to Hal to set them free. Collects GREEN LANTERN #7-13.
Advance-solicited; on sale September 24 • 176 pg, FC, $12.99 US

DC UNIVERSE ILLUSTRATED BY NEAL ADAMS VOL. 1 HC

Written by Robert Kanigher, Bob Haney, Gardner Fox, Neal Adams, Cary Bates, Len Wein and Howard Liss
Art by Neal Adams, Joe Kubert, Nick Cardy, Dick Dillin, Steve Harper and Vince Colletta
Cover by Neal Adams
At last, it’s here " the first of three hardcover volumes collecting nearly every DC Comics story and cover by Neal Adams not already collected in GREEN LANTERN/GREEN ARROW, BATMAN or DEADMAN titles! Featuring rarely seen stories from OUR ARMY AT WAR #182, 183 and 186, STAR SPANGLED WAR STORIES #134 and 144, DETECTIVE COMICS #369, TEEN TITANS #20-22, ACTION COMICS #425, SUPERMAN #254, WEIRD WAR TALES #12 and 13 and more!
Advance-solicited; on sale October 22 • 192 pg, FC, $39.99 US

JLA: SALVATION RUN TP

Written by Bill Willingham and Matthew Sturges
Art by Sean Chen & Walden Wong
Cover by Joe Corroney
The hit 7-issue miniseries spinning out of COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS is collected in this new trade paperback. Exiled to a distant hell planet, the villains of the DCU split into two warring factions led by Lex Luthor and The Joker!
Advance-solicited; on sale September 17 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US

JSA PRESENTS: GREEN LANTERN TP

Written by Steven T. Seagle, Tony Bedard and Junior Thomas
Art by John K. Snyder III, Dennis Calero, Staz Johnson, Mike Norton and others
Cover by Snyder
Earth’s first Green Lantern, Alan Scott, stars in this new collection with tales from GREEN LANTERN: BRIGHTEST DAY/BLACKEST NIGHT and JSA CLASSIFIED #25 and 32-33, including his battle royal with Solomon Grundy!
Advance-solicited; on sale September 10 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: THE TORNADO’S PATH TP

Written by Brad Meltzer
Art by Ed Benes & Sandra Hope
Cover by Michael Turner
New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer (IDENTITY CRISIS, The Book of Fate) redefines the World's Greatest Super Team for a new generation in this trade paperback collecting issues #1-7 of the new series, with foldout pages, variant covers and much more!
Advance-solicited; on sale September 10 • 224 pg, FC, $17.99 US

JUSTICE VOL. 2 TP

Written by Alex Ross & Jim Krueger
Art by Doug Braithwaite & Alex Ross
Cover by Alex Ross
The second serving of JUSTICE is now available in trade paperback! Featuring the amazing artistry of Alex Ross, this volume collects issues #5-8 of the hit maxiseries!
Advance-solicited; on sale September 24 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

KINGDOM COME TP " NEW EDITION

Written by Mark Waid
Art and cover by Alex Ross
Eisner Award-winning artist Alex Ross provides an amazing new cover painting for this new edition of KINGDOM COME, which features a deluxe foldout cover only on its first printing! (Subsequent printings will not include the foldout.)

Written by Mark Waid and illustrated by Ross, this is the unforgettable, best-selling tale of a world spinning inexorably out of control. Waid and Ross weave a tale of youth versus experience, tradition versus change, and what defines a hero. KINGDOM COME is a riveting epic that pits the old guard " Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and their allies " against a new, uncompromising generation of heroes.
Advance-solicited; on sale September 10 • 232 pg, FC, $17.99 US

THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES: ENEMY RISING HC

Written by Jim Shooter Cover by Francis Manapul & Livesay
Art by Francis Manapul, Aaron Lopresti & Livesay
Collecting LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #37-44, ENEMY RISING features the work of legendary, returning LEGION writer Jim Shooter, with spectacular art by Francis Manapul! Can Lightning Lad grow into his new role as Legion Leader in time to help the team stop an evil from beyond the fringes of the universe?
Advance-solicited; on sale October 15 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US

THE NEW TEEN TITANS ARCHIVES VOL. 4 HC

Written by Marv Wolfman
Art and cover by George Pérez & Romeo Tanghal
The 1980s adventures continue in this final Archive edition, collecting NEW TEEN TITANS #21-27 and NEW TEEN TITANS ANNUAL #1! Don’t miss the Titans’ struggle against the hordes of Brother Blood, Starfire’s confrontation with her evil sister and more! Retailers: Please see this month’s Order Form for a special Archives ordering incentive.
Advance-solicited; on sale October 29 • 224 pg, FC, $49.99 US

THE NEW TEEN TITANS ARCHIVES VOLS. 1-3 HC

Written by Marv Wolfman Covers by George Pérez and others
Art by George Pérez, Romeo Tanghal and others
Reoffered to coincide with THE NEW TEEN TITANS ARCHIVES VOL. 4! Vol. 1 collects from DC COMICS PRESENTS #26 and NEW TEEN TITANS #1-8; Vol. 2 collects from BEST OF DC #18 and NEW TEEN TITANS #9-16; Vol. 3 collects NEW TEEN TITANS #17-20 and TALES OF THE NEW TEEN TITANS #1-4.
Retailers: Please see this month’s Order Form for a special Archives ordering incentive.
On sale August 6 • Vols. 1 & 2: 240 pg; Vol. 3: 228 pg, FC, $49.99 US • RELISTS

THE PHANTOM STRANGER: THE HEART OF A STRANGER TP

Written by Paul Kupperberg, Mike W. Barr, Paul Levitz, Alan Moore and Dan Mishkin
Art by Mike Mignola, P. Craig Russell, Jim Aparo, Gene Colan, Joe Orlando and others
Cover by Mignola & Russell
The celebrated 1987 miniseries featuring art by Mike Mignola (Hellboy) is the centerpiece of this new collected edition, which also includes tales from SECRET ORIGINS #10!
Advance-solicited; on sale September 17 • 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: METAL MEN VOL. 2 TP

Written by Robert Kanigher and Bob Haney
Art and cover by Ross Andru, Mike Esposito,
Gil Kane, Mike Sekowsky and George Roussos
Cover by Andru & Esposito
The Metal Men return in this SHOWCASE PRESENTS volume collecting their adventures from METAL MEN #16-36 and THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #66.
Advance-solicited; on sale September 17 • 528 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: BLACKHAWK VOL. 1 TP

Written by Various
Art by Dick Dillin, Charles Cuidera and Sheldon Moldoff
Cover by Dillin
The 1950s adventures of The Blackhawks are collected for the first time in this new volume featuring stories from BLACKHAWK #108-127!
Advance-solicited; on sale October 1 • 512 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

SUPERMAN/BATMAN: THE SEARCH FOR KRYPTONITE HC

Written by Michael Green & Mike Johnson
Art and cover by Shane Davis & Matt “Batt” Banning
The epic adventure from SUPERMAN/BATMAN #44-49 by Michael Green and Mike Johnson, two of the writers of the hit TV series Heroes, is collected in hardcover! The World’s Finest team has a new mission: collect all Kryptonite from across the globe " no matter who gets in their way!
Advance-solicited; on sale October 22 • 160 pg, FC, $19.99 US

SUPERMAN: THE THIRD KRYPTONIAN TP

Written by Kurt Busiek and Dwayne McDuffie
Art by Rick Leonardi, Renato Guedes and others
Cover by Renato Guedes
Who " or what " is The Third Kryptonian? Find out in this new trade paperback collecting SUPERMAN #668-670 and ACTION COMICS #847, plus the backup story from SUPERMAN ANNUAL #13!
Advance-solicited; on sale September 24 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US

UNCLE SAM AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS: BRAVE NEW WORLD TP

Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray
Art by Renato Arlem
Cover by Dave Johnson
The 8-issue miniseries is collected in this new trade paperback! In a changing world, how will Uncle Sam and his team fit into a new world order? And how will they stop Red Bee’s insectoid invasion " not to mention saving The Phantom Lady from her own reckless behavior?
Advance-solicited; on sale September 10 • 192 pg, FC, $14.99 US

FAMILY DYNAMIC #1

Written by J. Torres
Art by Tim Levins & Dan Davis
Cover by Sean Galloway
Pyralis! Sirocco! Troylus! Terran! This is The Family Dynamic, defenders of Storm City who use their mystical Elemental Rings to battle the forces of evil. But what happens when members of their extended family want in on the superhero action? They say the family that plays together stays together " but does that count when they’re playing the good guys? Find out in this exciting new 6-issue miniseries by writer J. Torres (WONDER GIRL) and artist Tim Levins (BATMAN: GOTHAM ADVENTURES).
On sale August 27 • 1 of 6, 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

BILLY BATSON AND THE MAGIC OF SHAZAM! #2

Written by Mike Kunkel
Art and cover by Mike Kunkel
Billy learns that there is a new kid at school " good luck making friends! Theo Adam has magically returned from banishment, and in the process he's completely forgotten the magic word that changes him into Black Adam! What he does know is that Billy has the same power, so he's going to do everything he can to get the secret word out of Billy " even if it means joining Billy's school and playing nice.
On sale August 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

TINY TITANS #7

Written by Art Baltazar & Franco
Art and cover by Art Baltazar
Get ready for a Tiny Titans trip to space! Join the gang as they journey through the galaxy to help Starfire clean her room. And find out what happens at your local Bird Scouts meeting. Plus, Supergirl stops by to save the day!
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

SUPER FRIENDS #6

Written by Sholly Fisch
Art by Dario Brizuela
Cover by J. Bone
You’re invited to a special day: The Challenge of The Super Friends! Thrill as our heroes design special traps for each other at a charity event. Chill as those traps are sabotaged by the Key! How will they escape?
On sale August 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES IN THE 31st CENTURY #17

Written by J. Torres
Art by Sanford Greene
Cover by Alexander Serra
A distress call from a stranded United Planets ship pits the Legion against a gang of Thanagarian pirates " and they’re not exactly carrying on Hawkman’s heroic legacy! The team will have to call in the big guns, but their best hope is 1,000 years away.
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

THE BATMAN STRIKES! #48

Written by Russell Lissau
Art by Christopher Jones & Terry Beatty
Cover by Andie Tong
Green Lantern and Batman must work together to keep Mr. Freeze from sending Gotham City into an endless ice age!
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #28

Written by Brandon Sawyer, Jim Alexander and Tom Warburton
Art by Jay Stephens, Mike Manley, Ethen Beavers and Maurice Fontenot
Cover by Jay Stephens
Secret Saturdays premieres on Cartoon Network this month, and we’re celebrating with an all-new Secret Saturdays adventure! Plus, a new Kids Next Door mission and a bedtime story from Samurai Jack’s foe Aku!
On sale August 20
32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #48

Written by Tom Sheppard, John Rozum and Jason Hernandez-Rosenblatt
Art by Andy Suriano, Phil Moy and Matthew I. Jenkins
Cover by Stephanie Gladden
Adam and Jake battle each other in a game of Ultimate Fetch! Plus, Dexter leaves his lab for another dimension, and the Powerpuff Girls need your help solving a mystery!
On sale August 27
32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

LOONEY TUNES #165

Written by Frank Strom and Sholly Fisch
Art by Scott Gross, Dave Alvarez, Pablo Zamboni, Jorge Pacheco, Mike DeCarlo and Horacio Ottolini
Cover by Scott Gross
It’s the race of the year as Speedy Gonzales and The Road Runner finally face off! Unfortunately, it looks like Sylvester and Wile E. Coyote may be planning some dangerous detours!
On sale August 6
32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

SCOOBY-DOO #135

Written by John Rozum and Darryl Kravitz
Art by Scott Gross and Roberto Barrios
Cover by John Rozum
Ever wonder what those Scooby-Doo villains are up to when they aren’t busy trying to chase off the Mystery Inc. gang? Now’s your chance to find out as Captain Cutler finds himself up against Those Meddling Kids!
On sale August 20
32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

MAD #493
Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots
Too hot to go out? Grab a cool drink and settle in with MAD!
On sale August 13 • 48 pg, FC/B&W, $4.99 US

MAD KIDS #12
Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots
The start of school is just around the corner " now’s the time to have some laughs with MAD KIDS!
On sale August 20 • 48 pg, FC/B&W, $4.99 US

THE AUTHORITY: WORLD’S END #1

Written by Dan Abnett, Andy Lanning and Christos Gage
Art by Simon Coleby and Trevor Hairsine
Cover by Simon Coleby
The Authority has survived the cataclysmic events following NUMBER OF THE BEAST " but just barely! Do they have a hope of rebuilding their “finer world,” or is that hope dead and gone? Don’t miss the beginning of an astounding new direction for the series! Plus: Part 2 of the John Lynch backup story that began in WILDCATS: WORLD’S END #1, written by Christos Gage and illustrated by Trevor Hairsine (X-Men: Deadly Genesis)!
On sale August 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

STORMWATCH PHD: WORLD’S END #13

Written by Ian Edginton and Christos Gage
Art by Leandro Fernández, Francisco Paronzini
and Trevor Hairsine
Cover by Leandro Fernández
After the shattering conclusion to NUMBER OF THE BEAST, Jackson King has once again resumed the role of Weatherman, taking StormWatch in a startling new direction! But what role does StormWatch have in this dramatic, deadly new world? Plus: the fourth and final chapter of the John Lynch backup story that began in WILDCATS: WORLD’S END #1, written by Christos Gage and illustrated by Trevor Hairsine (X-Men: Deadly Genesis)!
On sale August 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GEN13: WORLD’S END #21

Written by Scott Beatty and Christos Gage
Art by Mike Huddleston and Trevor Hairsine
Cover by Huddleston
After jumping through an I.O. teleportation device at the close of their last adventure, the Gen13 kids find themselves in a radically changed world that they never expected! The fallout from NUMBER OF THE BEAST continues as the epic "Teenage Wasteland" begins! Plus: Part 3 of the John Lynch backup story that began in WILDCATS: WORLD’S END #1, written by Christos Gage and illustrated by Trevor Hairsine (X-Men: Deadly Genesis)!
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WILDCATS: WORLD’S END #2

Written by Christos Gage
Art by Neil Googe and Brandon Badeaux
Cover by Neil Googe
The incredible story continues as the new, devastated world is revealed! The Wildcats find themselves battling a former ally " one who happens to be among the most powerful super-humans alive. Can the team withstand his assault on the HALO building? Also, don’t miss the backup story featuring chapter one of a Wetworks tale written by Christos Gage and illustrated by Brandon Badeaux!
On sale August 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

STORMING PARADISE #2

Written by Chuck Dixon
Art by Butch Guice & Eduardo Barreto
Cover by Butch Guice
The bloody tale of World War II and Operation Olympus continues as the first U.S. Marines storm the beaches of Japan! But the Land of the Rising Sun will not consider surrender, and every man, woman and child is prepared to make the Americans pay for their impudence. The battle that could have been is only just beginning in this amazing alternate world epic!
On sale August 6 • 2 of 6, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

CHUCK #3

Written by Peter Johnson & Zev Borow
Art by Jeremy Haun & Phil Noto
Cover by Kristian Donaldson
The miniseries based on the hit NBC television series continues! Chuck Bartowski and his friends continue their globe-trotting, action-packed adventure as they head into the sultry jungles of South America. Does the beautiful rogue agent who suddenly takes an interest in Chuck have his best interests at heart? Who cares? She's hot!
On sale August 13 • 3 of 6, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

NUMBER OF THE BEAST TP

Written by Christos Gage
Art and cover by Chris Sprouse & Karl Story
Collecting the stunning 8-issue miniseries! WildStorm’s seminal super heroes, The Paladins, are in for a rough day when they discover that the Apocalypse has begun! But how does a secret from WildStorm’s troubled past hold the key to a nightmarish tomorrow?
Advance-solicited; on sale September 24 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US

CASEY BLUE: BEYOND TOMORROW #4

Written by B. Clay Moore
Art and cover by Carlo Barberi & Jacob Eguren
Casey Blue is quickly losing control of her life. First, she killed a man using martial arts she doesn’t even know. Then, she nearly killed an FBI agent investigating the murder, again using fighting techniques she’s never learned. Can a strange neighbor provide any insight into her erratic, dangerous behavior?
On sale August 20 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

EX MACHINA #39

Written by Brian K. Vaughan
Art by Tony Harris & Jim Clark
Cover by Harris
In the shocking conclusion to "Dirty Tricks," the groundwork is laid for the epic tragedy that superhero-turned-mayor Mitchell Hundred first hinted at back in the series' very first issue.
On sale August 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • Mature Readers

FREDDY VS. JASON VS. ASH TP

Written by Jeff Katz & James Kuhoric
Art by Jason Craig
Cover by Eric Powell
The hit 6-issue miniseries pitting three titans of horrordom against one another is collected in its entirety! Co-published with Dynamite Entertainment.
On sale September 10 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US
MATURE READERS

THE LOST BOYS: REIGN OF FROGS #4

Written by Hans Rodionoff
Art by Joel Gomez & Don Ho
Cover by Jonathan Wayshak
It’s the final confrontation between the Frog brothers and the head vampire " but will it be too late to save Sam Emerson?
On sale August 27 • 4 of 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.50 US • MATURE READERS

THE SECRET HISTORY OF THE AUTHORITY: HAWKSMOOR #6

Written by Mike Costa
Art by Fiona Staples
Cover by Cully Hamner
He's been smashed, crushed, shot, blown up, half drowned, manipulated, heartbroken, robbed of his powers and teleported all over the earth. Now, an exhausted Jack Hawksmoor meets the biggest challenge of his life: the awesome God of Cities!
On sale August 27 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WORLD OF WARCRAFT #10

Written by Walter Simonson
Art by Jon Buran & Jerome K. Moore
Covers by Samwise Didier and Ludo Lullabi
In Stormwind, Prince Anduin digs into the disappearance of his father, King Varian. Meanwhile, Lo’Gosh, Thargas, Valeera and Broll continue to fight the Dark Irons as they search for Thargas’ brother, Hjalmar. This unique group must summon the strength to face insurmountable odds " but at what cost?
Retailers: This issue will feature two covers that will ship in a ratio of approximately 50/50. Cover A is by Samwise Didier, and Cover B is by Ludo Lullabi.
On sale August 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERNATURAL: RISING SON #5

Written by Peter Johnson & Rebecca Dessertine
Art by Diego Olmos Cover by Dustin Nguyen
After John’s shattering realization last issue, he must come to terms about the possibility of who or what Sam is " and what to do about him. But will his decision be made for him when Sam disappears from their motel room? Could the mysterious black car that’s been following them hold the answer?
On sale August 27 • 5 of 6, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DC/WILDSTORM: DREAMWAR #5

Written by Keith Giffen
Art by Lee Garbett & Trevor Scott
Cover by Gene Ha
Things are looking grim for the heroes from both universes. The onslaught of an enraged mother nature and the always-psychotic villains of the DCU are proving to be more than the combined might of both universes’ heroes can handle.
On sale August 20 • 5 of 6, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE X-FILES SPECIAL #0

Written by Frank Spotnitz
Art by Brian Denham
Photo cover
Variant cover by Brian Denham
The hit motion picture and television franchise returns to comics! With July's release of the brand-new X-Files blockbuster, WildStorm joins Mulder and Scully in a previously untold story from the film’s cowriter and producer Frank Spotnitz! Don’t miss this supernatural epic so large it will leave you screaming for more!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a photo cover), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Brian Denham). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
Retro-solicited; on sale July 23 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US

EMIKO SUPERSTAR

Written by Mariko Tamaki
Art and cover by Steve Rolston
“Auspicious . . . an unusually strong graphic novel " rich in visuals and observations.” " Publishers Weekly on Tamaki’s Skim
A borrowed diary, a double life and identity issues fuel a teenager’s quest to find herself before she cracks and commits social suicide. Watch Emi go from dull, suburban babysitter to eclectic urban art star compliments of one crazy summer!
Retailers: See this month’s order form for a special ordering incentive on this title.
Advance-solicited; on sale October 1 • 5.25” x 8” • 176 pg, FC, B&W, $9.99 US

JANES IN LOVE

Written by Cecil Castellucci
Art and cover by Jim Rugg
“This graphic novel for girls feels like a teen movie and teaches young women the joy of being original.” " USA Today on THE PLAIN JANES, Best Graphic Novels of 2007
The art attacks continue in this sequel to the acclaimed graphic novel THE PLAIN JANES. The coolest clique of misfits ever plays Cupid and becomes entangled in affairs of the heart. P.L.A.I.N. " People Loving Art In Neighborhoods " goes global when the art gang procures a spot in the Metro City Museum of Modern Art Contest. And the Janes will discover that in art and love, the normal rules don’t always apply.
Retailers: See this month’s order form for a special ordering incentive on this title.
Advance-solicited; on sale September 10 • 5.25” x 8” • 176 pg, B&W, $9.99 US

AIR #1

Written by G. Willow Wilson
Art and cover by M.K. Perker
Ladies and gentlemen, there’s been a change in our flight plan.
You may have heard of a group called the Etesian Front " vigilantes dedicated to taking the skies back from terrorism. Sounds like a noble cause, right? But there’s more to them than meets the eye.
They’re after someone I know. Someone who is either an average frequent flier " or a terrorist. And he’s got a secret. Something that will change the way we fly " and the way we see technology " forever.
To find him, we’ve altered course. We’re en route to a country that doesn’t exist on any maps. Only one person knows how to get us there: me.
My name is Blythe, and I’ll be your stewardess today. So buckle your seatbelts " this will be the flight of your life.
This extra-sized debut issue features the series’ regular cover price of $2.99 US. Don’t miss a special preview of AIR #1 in MADAME XANADU #1!
Retailers: Please check the Previews Order Form for a special ordering incentive.
On sale August 20 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

CAIRO SC

Written by G. Willow Wilson
Art and cover by M.K. Perker
The original graphic novel by breakout talent G. Willow Wilson, a Cairo-based journalist, with art by renowned illustrator M.K. Perker, is now available in trade paperback! The creative team behind the new monthly series AIR brings together ancient and modern Middle East with a Vertigo twist. A stolen hookah, a spiritual underworld and a genie on the run change the lives of five strangers forever in this modern fable set on the streets of the Middle East’s largest metropolis.
This magical-realism thriller interweaves the fates of a drug runner, a down-on-his-luck journalist, an American expatriate, a young activist and an Israeli soldier as they race through bustling present-day Cairo to find an artifact of unimaginable power, one protected by a dignified jinn and sought by a wrathful gangster-magician. But the vastness of Africa’s legendary City of Victory extends into a spiritual realm " the Undernile " and even darker powers lurk there…
Don’t miss the incredible graphic novel Publishers Weekly called “lush and energetic...a beautiful book,” and The Los Angeles Times Book Review praised as “lyrically beautiful.”
Advance-solicited; on sale September 24 • 6.875” x 9”
160 pg, B&W, $17.99 US • MATURE READERS

100 BULLETS #94

Written by Brian Azzarello
Art by Eduardo Risso
Cover by Dave Johnson
As the series speeds toward its epic conclusion, key players and old friends in the 100 BULLETS saga meet for the first time, but will these be friendly encounters? The smart money’s on “no.”
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

100 BULLETS VOL. 12: DIRTY TP

Written by Brian Azzarello
Art by Eduardo Risso Cover by Dave Johnson
In this volume collecting issues #84-88 of the award-winning series, more members of The Trust fall, and one family head reaches out to a semi-retired Minuteman for help and protection. But with blood in the water and Graves and his soldiers making a final push for total control, will this old-timer be able to stop the massacre?
Advance-solicited; on sale September 17 • 128 pg, FC, $12.99 US
MATURE READERS

FABLES: COVERS BY JAMES JEAN HC

Written by James Jean
Foreword by Bill Willingham
Art and cover by James Jean
Now, for the first time, the exquisite FABLES covers by James Jean, winner of multiple Eisner and Harvey Awards, whose diverse clients include Prada and Pepsi, are collected in one extraordinary volume!
Perfect for any art-book library or FABLES completist, this volume includes never-before-seen sketch material, along with insightful commentary and remarkable insights into Jean’s creative process. Also included is a afterword by celebrated FABLES writer/creator Bill Willingham.
Designed and annotated by the artist, this deluxe, oversized hardcover includes ten vellum sleeve inserts, an embossed case and other fine art details that make FABLES: COVERS BY JAMES JEAN as elegant and unique as the FABLES covers themselves.
Advance-solicited; on sale October 29 • 8.625” x 11.625”
208 pg, FC, $39.99 US • MATURE READERS

JACK OF FABLES #26

Written by Bill Willingham & Matthew Sturges
Art by Russ Braun & Andrew Pepoy
Cover by Brian Bolland
Part 2 of the 3-part “Turning Pages” stars former wallflower Priscilla Page. It’s chock-full of car crashes, brutal violence, shoplifting and the horrors of mime " not to mention our fearless protagonist Jack facing off against a horrific monster.
On sale August 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS

ARMY@LOVE: THE ART OF WAR #1

Written by Rick Veitch
Art and cover by Rick Veitch & Gary Erskine
What’s the matter, bunky? Quagmire in the Middle East got you down? Economy in the toilet? Closest thing you’ve got to a social life these days is your MySpace page? Then have we got the miniseries for you!
Laugh your troubles away with ARMY@LOVE: THE ART OF WAR, as Season Two of the wildly acclaimed satire by Rick Veitch (SWAMP THING) and Gary Erskine (THE FILTH) follows the raucous misadventures of a group of U.S. soldiers fighting the war that modern marketing says is winnable.
This 6-issue miniseries provides the perfect entree into the comic book that Entertainment Weekly called “amazingly racy and ruthless,” and that Variety said is “full of the kind of wild ideas that comics used to do all the time.” It’s more over-the-top sex, mayhem and human comedy that boingboing.net described as "the kind of funny we need a lot more of if we’re to keep from laughing ourselves into the grave.”
On sale August 6 • 1 of 6, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS

DMZ #34

Written by Brian Wood
Art by Riccardo Burchielli
Cover by Brian Wood
The dramatic conclusion to the 6-part “Blood in the Game”! Election day. The very future of the DMZ rests in the hands of the voters. The stakes are massive, and Matty and the Delgado Nation are out to keep the peace and bear witness to any intimidation or violence. Will Delgado show? Will it be “by the people, for the people” or just the same old same old?
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

HOUSE OF MYSTERY #4

Written by Matthew Sturges & Bill Willingham
Art by Luca Rossi & Michael Allred Cover by Sam Weber
In part 4 of the 5-part “Room and Boredom,” things are going from bad to worse for our heroine Fig Keele " she’s starting to believe that she may never actually escape from the House of Mystery, and that the people she’s trapped with may be less friendly than they appear. But the greatest danger, she will soon realize, comes from the House itself.
On sale August 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

HELLBLAZER #247

Written by Andy Diggle
Art by Leonardo Manco
Cover by Lee Bermejo
Lord Burnham and the cannibalistic war mage Mako have joined forces to hunt for the legendary Laughing Magician. But first, they must find John Constantine, who is himself about to realize that he finally may have met his match.
On sale August 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

LOVELESS VOL. 3: BLACKWATER FALLS TP

Written by Brian Azzarello
Art by Danijel Zezelj and Werther Dell’Edera
Cover by Marcelo Frusin
In this final volume collecting issues #13-24 of the acclaimed series, the mysterious secret of Blackwater Falls comes into focus when Ruth finally confronts her tragic past. Retailers: This item is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.
Advance-solicited; on sale September 10 • 288 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS

HELLBLAZER SPECIAL: CHAS " THE KNOWLEDGE #2

Written by Simon Oliver
Art by Goran Sudzuka
Cover by Glenn Fabry
A demon is loose in London, and where’s John Constantine? On a beach in Ibiza with a mai tai and a Brazilian model. That leaves Chas alone to solve a bloody mystery " but when one of his old friends goes missing and a new friend emerges to turn his life upside down, saving the city is the last thing on Chas’s overburdened mind.
On sale August 6 • 2 of 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS

MADAME XANADU #3

Written by Matt Wagner
Art and cover by Amy Reeder Hadley
The hands of fate keep on ticking! In the court of Kublai Khan, an ageless seer who’s taken the name Madame Xanadu tries to forget her endless past " but half the globe and nearly a millennium of history do little to conceal her from destiny.
On sale August 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

NORTHLANDERS #9

Written by Jason Aaron
Art by Dean Ormston Cover by Massimo Carnevale
An all-new story arc begins! Lindisfarne, England: An ancient center of religion and learning, and the infamous site of the first Viking raid. Described as “demons from hell,” the Vikings kicked it off with a vicious attack on a monastery. See it all from the perspective of a native " a young Saxon boy who dreams of the larger world, of better things, of heroes and myths and foreign gods. Are the Vikings what he’s been waiting for? Featuring guest art by Dean Ormston (LUCIFER)!
On sale August 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

SCALPED #20

Written by Jason Aaron
Art by Davide Furno
Cover by Tim Bradstreet
Our steamiest arc yet comes to a close as more secrets of Carol's past are revealed, including why she so deeply despises her father, Red Crow. Also, Dash makes a dark and fateful decision that will forever affect his future on the rez.
On sale August 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

SCALPED VOL. 3: DEAD MOTHERS TP

Written by Jason Aaron
Art by R.M. Guera and John Paul Leon
Cover by Dave Johnson
In this third volume of the acclaimed series, collecting issues #12-18, undercover FBI agent Dashiell Bad Horse’s home reservation wakes up the morning after the opening of the Crazy Horse Casino to find that two women have been murdered during the night. It’s up to Dash to find the killers and, in the process, come to grips with his relationship with his own mother.
Advance-solicited; on sale October 1 • 168 pg, FC, $17.99 US • MATURE READERS

THE UN-MEN #13

Written by John Whalen
Art by Mike Hawthorne
Cover by Tomer Hanuka
The curtain falls on the freak show. Vertigo’s strange band of mutants and misfits save the best for last in this powerfully perverse conclusion to THE UN-MEN. Cranius “The Living Brain” perpetrates his sickest crime yet, Kilcrop discovers the tragic secret of Niko’s past, and Aberrance erupts in a bloodbath that puts the carnage back in “carny.”
On sale August 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS • FINAL ISSUE

THE VINYL UNDERGROUND #11

Written by Si Spencer
Art by Simon Gane & Ryan Kelly
Cover by Sean Phillips
Detective Caulfield has a proposition for the Vinyl Underground " if they can find Morrison and actually deal with what he has become. Suicide bridge and crumbling angels feature heavily in this riveting issue.
On sale August 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

YOUNG LIARS #6

Written by David Lapham
Art and cover by David Lapham
Despite last issue’s excruciating events, Danny races to find Sadie before Truman and Annie lead her into the Pinkerton’s death trap. And what happened between Danny and Sadie in that alleyway all those months ago? As bad as you thought it was " it’s worse, as the first story arc comes to a head.
On sale August 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Y: THE LAST MAN DELUXE EDITION BOOK 1 HC

Written by Brian K. Vaughan
Art by Pia Guerra & Jose Marzan, Jr. Cover by Massimo Carnevale
The first ten issues of the award-winning series written by Brian K. Vaughan (EX MACHINA, Lost) are collected in an oversized hardcover with a new cover! Don’t miss the amazing SF epic that Stephen King called “The best graphic novel I’ve ever read.”
Advance-solicited; on sale October 15 • 256 pg, FC, $29.99 US 7.0625” x 10.875” • MATURE READERS

THE GIRL WHO RUNS THROUGH TIME VOL. 1
Illustrated by Gaku Tsugano
Original story by Yasutaka Tsutsui
CMX. Based on a popular Japanese story that has been adapted into both manga and film, THE GIRL WHO RUNS THROUGH TIME shows that even though we might think the ability to change the past would be a great gift, it can also have some unexpected consequences. Kazuko is a high school senior who has no idea what she wants to do in the future. Alone one day after school, she discovers a broken beaker in the science lab. She smells something sweet in the air, passes out, and finds herself transported back to her own past! Will Kazuko use her ability to travel through time wisely or selfishly?
Advance-solicited; on sale September 24 • 5” x 7.375” • 196 pg, B&W $9.99 US • TEEN

THE FLAT EARTH/EXCHANGE VOL. 2
Written and Illustrated by Toshimi Nigoshi
CMX. Heading back to the Wasteland, where he originally emerged from his suspended state, Kotaro encounters a nomadic group of humans who were put to sleep around the same time as he was but who “woke up” before him. He also learns why the humans were first put into hibernation. This explosive information is sure to shake up the androids!
Advance-solicited; on sale August 27 • 5" x 7.375" • 208 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN +

GO GO HEAVEN!! VOL. 7
Written and Illustrated by Keiko Yamada
CMX. Tragedy strikes Shirayuki’s parents, but she has no time to process her feelings. Prince has found a way to make Shirayuki human again…but it could result in his own death! Later, the stage is set for a final confrontation with Shirayuki’s evil, all-powerful “Dark Half.” It’s not just Shirayuki’s life that’s at stake, though " the fates of both Heaven and Hell could hang in the balance!
Advance-solicited; on sale September 3 • 5” x 7.375” • 192 pg, B&W $9.99 US • TEEN

MOON CHILD VOL. 12
Written and Illustrated by Reiko Shimizu
CMX. Teruto’s cunning plan to drive a wedge between his sibling, Benjamin, and her true love, Art, continues! Teruto uses his psychic powers to make Art think Benjamin is behind recent world catastrophes. Will Teruto’s plans for a Russian nuclear power plant begin the Earth’s ruin as predicted by the mer-people?
Advance-solicited; on sale September 10 • 5” x 7.375”
208 pg, B&W $9.99 US • TEEN

MUSASHI #9 VOL. 16
Written and Illustrated by Miyuki Takahashi
CMX. In Blue Memories, #19 continues to recall an early mission with #9: to dispose of dangerous chemical weapons stolen by the Russian mafia after the fall of Communism " enough to kill the entire population of a major city. Can even Ultimate Blue overcome the Russian mob armed with deadly chemical weapons?
Advance-solicited; on sale September 17 • 5” x 7.375” • 192 pg, B&W $9.99 US • TEEN

STEEL FIST RIKU VOL. 2
Written and Illustrated by Jyutaroh Nishino
CMX/FLEX COMIX. Years ago, Riku’s adoptive father, Rocky, destroyed another man’s dojo. Now the man has grown old and wealthy, but he still carries the bitterness of that incident. In fact, he’s been training his grandson to become a crack martial artist so he can get revenge. But when the grandson arrives, Rocky’s away, so Riku is forced to fight. Will this challenger finally humble the girl with the steel fist?
Advance-solicited; on sale September 24 • 5” x 7.375” 162 pg, B&W $9.99 US • TEEN +

TERU TERU x SHONEN VOL. 3
Written and Illustrated by Shigeru Takao
CMX. As if things weren’t crazy enough, Chiyo, a female ninja from Saizo’s village, arrives in Tokyo to challenge Shinobu at the school’s upcoming athletics festival. Chiyo’s got a thing for Saizo and if she wins, she’s going to take him back home with her. Saizo may not feel the same towards Chiyo, but his adopted brother Sasuke sure does, making this whole situation even more complicated!
Advance-solicited; on sale September 3 • 5” x 7.375” • 192 pg, B&W $9.99 US • TEEN +

YOUNG MAGICIAN VOL. 13
Written and Illustrated by Yuri Narushima
CMX. Besieged by attacks from hordes of magicians under the direction of Ark " the Magician King " Ibuki, Carno and Levi have gone into retreat. But they are not likely to find much peace sequestered in an ancient fortress built by a necromancer, as the remains of many souls are sealed inside. The energy from these souls has rattled Carno, and it may be too much for his volatile personality.
Advance-solicited; on sale September 17 • 5” x 7.375” • 200 pg, B&W $9.99 US • MATURE READERS

WATCHMEN

A complex, multi-layered mystery adventure, WATCHMEN is set in an 1985 America in which costumed superheroes are part of the fabric of everyday society, and the “Doomsday Clock” " which charts the USA’s tension with the Soviet Union " is permanently set at five minutes to midnight. When one of his former colleagues is murdered, the washed up but no less determined masked vigilante Rorschach sets out to uncover a plot to kill and discredit all past and present superheroes. As he reconnects with his former crime-fighting legion " a ragtag group of retired superheroes, only one of whom has true powers " Rorschach glimpses a wide-ranging and disturbing conspiracy with links to their shared past and catastrophic consequences for the future. Their mission is to watch over humanity …
but who is watching the WATCHMEN?

Based on the upcoming March 6, 2009, Warner Bros. movie WATCHMEN, DC DIRECT brings both long-time and new fans of WATCHMEN what they crave: collectible action figures, intricately clothed 1:6 scale deluxe collector figures, exquisitely sculpted busts, and straight-from-the-set prop replicas! All products feature movie accurate ikenesses and costume detailing!

Get ready for a three-month WATCHMEN movie product extravaganza from DC Direct, beginning in January 2009 and continuing through the release of the WATCHMEN movie in March 2009.

WATCHMEN MOVIE: RORSCHACH BUST

This hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain bust measures approximately 5.5” tall x 3” wide x 3” deep and is packaged in a 4-color box.

Advance-solicited; On-sale January 21, 2009
*Bust * $69.99

WATCHMEN MOVIE: OZYMANDIAS BUST

This hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain bust measures approximately 5.5” tall x 3” wide x 3” deep and is packaged in a 4-color box.

Advance-solicited; On-sale January 21, 2009
*Bust * $69.99

WATCHMEN MOVIE: DR. MANHATTAN
1:6 Scale Deluxe
Collector Figure

This 1:6 scale deluxe collector figure measures approximately 13” tall and comes with a removable black suit.

Packaged in a deluxe 4-color window box with a fifth panel, it also includes a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity.

Advance-solicited; On Sale January 14, 2009
• Collector figure * $99.99

WATCHMEN MOVIE: ACTION FIGURE ASSORTMENT #1

These action figures, the first of two assortments totaling eight figures, are straight from the movie! Featuring exquisite sculpting and detailing, the first assortment of the WATCHMEN MOVIE action figures includes:

RORSCHACH • 6.25” h
OZYMANDIAS • 6.75” h
NITE OWL (Modern) • 6.75” h
SILK SPECTRE (Modern) • 6.5” h

Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base.
Packaged in a 4-color window box.

Advance-solicited; on sale January 28, 2009 * Action Figures * PI

THE JOKER POKER SET
A must for fans of The Dark Knight movie and The Joker " don’t miss the limited-edition prop replica, The Joker Poker Set!

This unique collectors’ item includes a deck of 54 prop replica Joker cards (as seen in The Dark Knight film!) and a standard “playable” 4-suit, 54 card deck defaced by The Joker. Also included are 100 4-color poker chips in Joker-themed colors of green, purple, red and black, and 5 dice. The entire set comes housed in a black aluminum carrying case (which locks to prevent The Joker from defacing the second set of cards!), and the case is packaged in a 4-color box. A 4-color Certificate of Authenticity is also included and appears as one of the playing cards!

Advance-solicited; on sale August 27, 2008 * Poker Set * $99.99

AME-COMI HAWKGIRL PVC FIGURE
Designed by Udon Studios

DC Direct’s wildly popular AME-COMI Heroines Vinyl Statue line continues as HAWKGIRL takes flight in 2009.

Kendra Shiera Saunders is the winged huntress who takes to the sky and soars above the clouds, wielding weapons both ancient and modern against enemies old and new.

This limited-edition, non-articulated, 9” PVC statue comes with a base, is packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook and is manufactured to order.

Advance-solicited; on sale January 14, 2009
* Statue * $59.99 US

SINESTRO 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE

“A face of metal and flesh shall speak of the secrets of the 52. Fear will rise. Willpower will gather. And a war of light will unlesash the truth behind the power of the ring.” " Book of Oa, Green Lantern (vol. 4) #20

After untold millennia, the Weaponers of Qward, Ranx the Sentient City, the Children of the White Lobe, and the Empire of Tears will rise united against the Green Lantern Corps. This is Sinestro’s hope. This is the Sinestro Corps.

This 1:6 scale deluxe collector figure of Green Lantern’s number one enemy is dressed in his new, intricately designed and authentically detailed fabric costume and also carries a yellow lantern power battery to charge his fear-fueled yellow power ring!

Packaged in a deluxe 4-color window box with a fifth panel, this 14” tall figure also comes with extra sets of hands and a display stand.

Advance-solicited; on sale January 28, 2009 * Collector figure * $89.99 US

CAST IN METAL FOR THE FIRST TIME!
JLA TROPHY ROOM: GREEN LANTERN POWER BATTERY PROP REPLICA

It’s what fans of Green Lantern have wanted for years " Green Lantern’s Power Battery cast in metal! Comes with a “one-size-fits-most” (size 10) metal Green Lantern ring that lights up the lantern for 30 seconds when the ring is pressed against the face of the lantern. A resin stand is also included to display the Green Lantern ring when it’s not in use.
This piece can also be activated by an on/off switch and is powered by 3 AA batteries and LED bulbs, all of which are included.

NOTE: Does not charge the Green Lantern Power Ring to full strength. Only the original Power Battery, currently in the possession of Green Lantern, can do that.

This detailed prop replica measures approximately 12” tall x 9.75” wide x 8” deep, not including the handle.

Packaged in a 4-color box, the GREEN LANTERN POWER BATTERY PROP REPLICA also includes a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity.

Advance-solicited; on sale January 21, 2009
* Prop Replica * $395

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA SERIES 3 ACTION FIGURES
Designed by Ed Benes

It’s here " the third series based on the popular DC Comics series, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA, written by New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer and illustrated by Ed Benes! Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, The Flash and Geo-Force are the latest JLA heroes to be made into action figures!

Figures included:
Green Lantern - 6.75” h
Wonder Woman - 6.625” h
The Flash - 6.75” h
Geo-Force - 6.75” h

Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base. 4-color blister card packaging.

Advance-solicited; on sale January 7, 2009 * Action Figures * PI

BATMAN: BLACK & WHITE STATUE
DESIGNED BY ETHAN VAN SCIVER
Sculpted by Ray Villafane

The popular BATMAN: BLACK & WHITE STATUE line of artist-inspired sculptures continues " and expands " in 2009!

Hot off runs as artist of GREEN LANTERN: THE SINESTRO CORPS WAR and Superman/Batman, Ethan van Sciver lends his talents to this version of The Caped Crusader.

Painted in monochromatic tones, this statue is certain to be another sought-after addition to DC Direct’s line of BATMAN: BLACK & WHITE statues.

The statue measures approximately 6” tall x 2.5” wide x 4.5” deep. It features a Bat-logo-shaped base, and is packaged in a black-and-white box.

Advance-solicited; on sale January 7, 2009 * Statue * $75 US

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