DC Comics Solicitations for June, 2010

Mon, March 22nd, 2010 at 1:58pm PDT | Updated: March 22nd, 2010 at 3:18pm

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SUPERMAN #700
On sale JUNE 23
56 pg, FC $4.99 US
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI, JAMES ROBINSON & DAN JURGENS
Art by EDDY BARROWS, benard chang, DAN JURGENS & J.P. MAYER
Cover by GARY FRANK
1:25 “DC 75th Anniversary” variant cover by Eduardo Risso
1:75 “DC 75th Anniversary” variant black and white cover by Eduardo Risso
DC Comics proudly presents the 700th issue of SUPERMAN, a 56-page extravaganza full of tales celebrating the Man of Steel’s past, present and future! First up is a story by the man who actually killed Superman, Dan Jurgens! Then, James Robinson brings his epic run on the title to a close with a touching story featuring art by Benard Chang that brings Superman back to Earth after his time on New Krypton. Finally, we preview the exciting new SUPERMAN ongoing creative team as J. Michael Straczynski and Eddy Barrows provide a story that sets the stage for an explosive, all-new direction for The Man of Steel! (Seriously! Wait till you read this!)
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

BATMAN #700
On sale JUNE 9
56 pg, FC, $4.99 US
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by TONY DANIEL, ANDY KUBERT & FRANK QUITELY
Cover by DAVID FINCH
1:25 “DC 75th Anniversary” variant cover by MIKE MIGNOLA
1:75 “DC 75th Anniversary” variant black and white cover by MIKE MIGNOLA
Grant Morrison returns to BATMAN with this oversized special! And he’s brought an all-star roster of artists along with him including Andy Kubert, Tony Daniel and Frank Quitely to celebrate this milestone 700th issue featuring stories spotlighting each of the Batmen from different eras – Bruce Wayne, Dick Grayson and Damian Wayne. You won’t want to miss this blockbuster story that paves the way for the return of Bruce Wayne and sports mind-boggling covers by superstars David Finch (BRIGHTEST DAY) and Mike Mignola (BATMAN: GOTHAM BY GASLIGHT, Hellboy)!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

WONDER WOMAN #600
On sale JUNE 30
56 pg, FC, $4.99 US
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI, GEOFF JOHNS, GAIL SIMONE & others
Art by GEORGE PÉREZ, PHIL JIMENEZ, JOE MADUREIRA & others
Cover by GEORGE PÉREZ
1:25 “DC 75th Anniversary” variant cover by ADAM HUGHES
1:75 “DC 75th Anniversary” variant black and white cover by ADAM HUGHES
You’re invited to the gala celebration featuring WONDER WOMAN talent from the past and present to commemorate this landmark issue! Renumbered to reflect Wonder Woman’s starring role in 600 issues, this book features the industry’s top talent – including Geoff Johns, Phil Jimenez, George Pérez, Gail Simone, Joe Madureira and more! Plus, readers won’t want to miss a chance to check out the exciting, all-new direction for the Wonder Woman universe as new ongoing writer J. Michael Straczynski (SUPERMAN, BRAVE AND THE BOLD, Amazing Spider-Man) provides a story of his own!
Retailers please note: This issue ships with three covers. Please see Previews Order Form for more information.

BRIGHTEST DAY #3-4
Issue #3 on sale JUNE 2
Issue #4 on sale JUNE 16
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS & PETER J. TOMASI
Art by IVAN REIS, PAT GLEASON, ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK & JOE PRADO
Covers by DAVID FINCH
1:25 variant covers by IVAN REIS & OCLAIR ALBERT
If this is the BRIGHTEST DAY then what is Black Lantern Firestorm doing on our cover?!
Retailers please note: These issues will ship with two covers each. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

GREEN LANTERN #55
On sale JUNE 30
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by DOUG MAHNKE & CHRISTIAN ALAMY
BRIGHTEST DAY marches on as the Main Man, Lobo, goes head-to-head with Red Lantern Atrocitus – with Hal Jordan caught in the middle! It doesn’t get more brutal than this! Plus, Hector Hammond returns . . . to join the new Guardians?

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #49
On sale JUNE 23
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art and cover by ARDIAN SYAF & VICENTE CIFUENTES
BRIGHTEST DAY continues scorching with “The Revolt of the Alpha Lanterns” as the Alphas seek to recruit John Stewart, Kyle Rayner and even former Guardian Ganthet into their ranks! What is their ultimate goal – and who is the mastermind behind it all?

GREEN ARROW #1
On sale JUNE 23
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by J.T. KRUL
Art by DIOGENES NEVES
Cover by MAURO CASCIOLI
1:25 Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
BRIGHTEST DAY shines its light on Star City in this oversized first issue from up-and-coming writer J.T. Krul (BLACKEST NIGHT: TITANS, GREEN ARROW #30) and future superstar artist Diogenes Neves (New Mutants)! “The Fall of Green Arrow” has ended. Now who carries the heavy bow of the Emerald Archer? Coming out of the devastation, what miraculous event has occurred in Star City and what mysteries await inside that bring the forces of good and evil in search of its lone protector? Aim for a whole new era starring Green Arrow in this exciting ongoing series!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST #3-4
Issue #3 on sale JUNE 9
Issue #4 on sale JUNE 23
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by KEITH GIFFEN & JUDD WINICK
Issue #3 art by FERNANDO DAGNINO
Issue #4 art by AARON LOPRESTI
Covers by TONY HARRIS & J.D. METTLER
1:25 variant covers by KEVIN MAGUIRE
DC’s biweekly JUSTICE LEAGUE event continues here! The heroes of the once-great Justice League International – Booster Gold, Captain Atom, Fire and Ice – have reteamed in order to stop a threat to all mankind. But will the heroes of the DCU take this group of misfits seriously? And what happens when Blue Beetle – a new hero with an old legacy – joins the team? And whose side is he really on? Be here to find out!
Retailers please note: These issues will ship with two covers each. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #46
On sale JUNE 30
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by MARK BAGLEY & ROB HUNTER
cover by MARK BAGLEY & JESUS MERINO
BRIGHTEST DAY continues with the start of an all-new, 5-part JLA/JSA crossover! The return of one hero heralds the release of the powerful Starheart that empowers Green Lantern Alan Scott. Now this chaotic force is unleashed on Earth, causing magic to go wild – and new metahumans to emerge! It’s more than one super-team can handle, but can even the combined efforts of the Justice League and the Justice Society contain the light and dark power wielded by one of their own? Witness the transformation of the moon and a journey into the Shadow Lands that will corrupt a hero!
Continued in next month’s JSA #41, this epic event features a 5-part connected cover spotlighting both teams in glorious action illustrated by Mark Bagley with inks by Jesus Merino!

BIRDS OF PREY #2
On sale JUNE 16
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by ED BENES, ADRIAN MELO & MARIAH BENES
Cover by ED BENES
Flying out of BRIGHTEST DAY, the Birds of Prey are forced to ally themselves with the worst of Gotham City’s mega-criminals while they struggle to save his life from the unspeakable horror that hunts them all! Fan-favorite writer Gail Simone (WONDER WOMAN, SECRET SIX) and superstar artist Ed Benes (JUSTICE LEAGUE, GREEN LANTERN) continue their return to the title that first brought them together!

THE FLASH #3
On sale JUNE 9
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
1:10 variant cover by GREG HORN
It may be BRIGHTEST DAY, but when a mysterious group of so-called heroes turns up, another Rogue ends up dead. Plus, the mystery deepends as The Flash witness another murder — his own!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

TITANS #24
On sale JUNE 9
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by ERIC WALLACE
Art and cover by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO
The TITANS ongoing series returns with a new direction that ties into BRIGHTEST DAY! We saw what Deathstroke and his team of mercenaries did in the TITANS: VILLAINS FOR HIRE SPECIAL #1, and it was a dark day for the Justice League of America. Hopefully their next target fares better. Good luck, Lex Luthor!

THE JOKER’S ASYLUM ONE-SHOTS
RIDDLER on sale JUNE 2
HARLEY QUINN on sale JUNE 9
MAD HATTER on sale JUNE 16
KILLER CROC on sale JUNE 23
CLAYFACE on sale JUNE 30
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
THE JOKER’S ASYLUM: THE RIDDLER #1
Written by PETER CALLOWAY
Art by CLAYTON HENRY
Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
THE JOKER’S ASYLUM: HARLEY QUINN #1
Written by JAMES PATRICK
Art by JOE QUINONES
Cover by CLAUDIO CASTELLINI
THE JOKER’S ASYLUM: MAD HATTER #1
Written by LANDRY WALKER
Art and cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ
THE JOKER’S ASYLUM: KILLER CROC #1
Written by MIKE RAICHT
Art by DAVID YARDIN
Cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
THE JOKER’S ASYLUM: CLAYFACE #1
Written by KEVIN SHINICK
Art and cover by KELLEY JONES
Top creators lend their talents to a new installment of THE JOKER’S ASYLUM – a special month-long, weekly series of one-shots starring the greatest villains in Batman’s rogues gallery.
Each issue is narrated by The Joker and tells a special stand-alone story that gives readers an inside look into the insane lives of The Dark Knight’s greatest adversaries! This batch of tense tales spotlights The Riddler, Harley Quinn, Mad Hatter, Clayface and Killer Croc! Can you stand the madness?!

BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #3
On sale JUNE 16
3 of 6
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by YANICK PAQUETTE
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
1:25 variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
The most anticipated miniseries of 2010 continues! As Bruce Wayne’s astonishing journey through time continues in this 6-issue miniseries, The Dark Knight travels to the eras of high seas thievery! Mastermind writer Grant Morrison’s most ambitious project to date continues to chronicle the return of the original man behind the cape and cowl – Bruce Wayne! Featuring the dynamic artwork of YANICK PAQUETTE.
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

RED HOOD: LOST DAYS #1
On sale JUNE 2
1 of 6
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by JUDD WINICK
Art by PABLO RAIMONDI
Cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
1:25 variant cover by BILLY TUCCI
Judd Winick (BATMAN: UNDER THE HOOD) returns to write the adventures of Jason Todd in this special 6-part epic exploring the lost days of this misunderstood character. Learn what secret events led Jason on his eventual path of death and destruction. Guest-starring Ra’s al Ghul and Talia with amazing artwork by Pablo Raimondi (BATTLE FOR THE COWL: THE UNDERGROUND, X-Factor).
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

BATMAN BEYOND #1
On sale JUNE 30
1 of 6
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by ADAM BEECHEN
Art by RYAN BENJAMIN
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
1:25 variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
Terry McGinnis – the Batman of the future – and an elderly Bruce Wayne – the original Batman – are the sworn protectors of Neo-Gotham. But when someone targets The Dark Knight’s old foes, the new Batman must begin a case that reaches back into Bruce Wayne’s past and puts Terry’s future directly in danger!
Don’t miss the long-awaited return of the popular Batman Beyond franchise in this 6-issue adventure from Emmy Award-nominated animation writer Adam Beechen (Batman: The Brave and the Bold) and artist Ryan Benjamin (BATMAN & THE OUTSIDERS). And be sure to check out the SUPERMAN/BATMAN ANNUAL #4 from writer Paul Levitz and artist Renato Guedes starring the Batman Beyond characters!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

BATMAN AND ROBIN #13
On sale JUNE 2
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by FRAZER IRVING
Cover by FRANK QUITELY
1:25 variant cover by FRAZER IRVING
Writer Grant Morrison is joined by artist Frazer Irving (BATMAN: RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE) for the first chapter of a 3-part epic!
Thomas Wayne – a man believed murdered over 20 years ago – has returned with an incredible tale to tell, and he’s claiming the entire Wayne fortune! He’s slyly demanding that Bruce Wayne must return if Bruce wishes to oppose the claim! Plus, the long-awaited return of the ultimate Batman villain!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

DETECTIVE COMICS #866
On sale JUNE 23
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by DENNIS O’NEIL
Art and cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
1:25 “DC 75 Anniversary” Variant cover by WALTER SIMONSON
Continuing the spirit of celebration from BATMAN #700, comics legend Dennis O’Neil’s returns to the Batcave in this stand-alone, 40-page issue! O’Neil spins a tale of the Dick Grayson Batman intertwined with those classic days when Batman and Robin, the Boy Wonder, patrolled the mean streets of Gotham City!
And come back next month for the return of The Question and Batwoman!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM #13
On sale JUNE 23
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by PAUL DINI
Co-feature written by MARC ANDREYKO
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN & DEREK FRIDOLFS
Co-feature art by JEREMY HAUN
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
Hush finally breaks his silence and decides to make life difficult for Batman. What is Tommy Elliot’s gameplan? And what will Bruce Wayne’s return mean for the man who’s been masquerading as Bruce all these months?
Also, the final, thrilling installment of the Manhunter co-feature is here! Kate confronts a vicious enemy who has infiltrated her personal life. Everyone she cares about is in danger, and so is her secret identity! Can she protect her loved ones? And when it’s all said and done, will she decide to stay in Gotham City – or return to the relative peace of Los Angeles?

BATGIRL #11
On sale JUNE 9
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by LEE GARBETT & JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
In part 3 of “The Flood,” Oracle faces off against the Calculator, while Batgirl is forced to team up with the Calculator’s daughter in an attempt to save the citizens of Gotham City from a crippling techno-plague. But who will save Batgirl from an infected and rampaging Man-Bat?

RED ROBIN #13
On sale JUNE 2
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art and cover by MARCUS TO & RAY MCCARTHY
Fabian Nicieza joins RED ROBIN as the new regular writer! A surge of organized mobs spreads across Gotham City like a virus! Who are The Socials and what is their mysterious agenda in moving young people across the city in self-organizing crowds? Is it mind-control or simply youth boredom? What starts as fun and games becomes deadly serious and leads to an unexpected confrontation between Red Robin and Robin!

GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #13
On sale JUNE 30
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by PAUL DINI
Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH
Poison Ivy’s new romance hits some turbulence as she discovers something weird going on around the office! She loves her job and doesn’t want anything to get in the way – not even her new boyfriend! But when Ivy discovers an old ally is behind everything, will she turn against her employers? And what do the other Sirens think of Ivy’s odd romance and even odder choices regarding her job?

OUTSIDERS #31
On sale JUNE 30
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by DAN DIDIO
Art and cover by PHILIP TAN & JONATHAN GLAPION
WANTED: The Outsiders – dead or alive! The Outsiders are officially enemies of the state and on the run for their lives. Can Geo-Force and Black Lightning bring the team back together in time to prove their innocence? And what will become of the Eradicator’s role in Markovia? Will he help the Outsiders? Or will he be the one responsible for their deaths? Be here to find out!

AZRAEL #9
On sale JUNE 16
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art by RAMON BACHS & JOHN STANISCI
Cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
In Europe, a cult has turned Azrael into the host for something evil, but can his faith overcome the possession? As the walls of sanity begin crumbling around Michael Lane, only his enemy the White Ghost can save him.

BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #45
On sale JUNE 2
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by KEVIN VANHOOK
Art and cover by TOM MANDRAKE
“Batman vs. the Undead” continues as Batman fights alongside the vampire Dimeter to stop a horde of reanimated corpses. But the living dead are just a distraction by the evil Professor Herbert Combs, who intends to unleash black Voodoo magic upon the world. The Dark Knight may need a little help from his friends…

ACTION COMICS #890
On sale JUNE 30
40 pg, FC $3.99 US
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Art by PETE WOODS
Cover by DAVID FINCH
Look out, Metropolis – Lex Luthor is back! The dynamic new creative team of Marc Guggenheim (Amazing Spider-Man) and Pete Woods (SUPERMAN: LAST STAND OF NEW KRYPTON) hits the scene with an oversized issue packed with non-stop action! That’s not all! Superstar artist David Finch (BRIGHTEST DAY, New Avengers) joins ACTION COMICS this issue as new cover artist!

SUPERGIRL #53
On sale JUNE 23
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by STERLING GATES
Art by JAMAL IGLE & JON SIBAL
Cover by JAMAL IGLE
Beginning an all-new SUPERGIRL arc!
The War of the Supermen is over. Who is left to pick up the pieces? Fallout from her actions during the war plague Supergirl, and Kara has to make one of the toughest decisions of her life: Should she continue to be Supergirl and stay in metropolis – or is it time to move on? And with Cat Grant and the villainous [CLASSIFIED] coming at her harder than ever before, is being a superhero even worth it?
“Who is Supergirl?” begins here!

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #73
On sale JUNE 23
32 pg, FC $2.99 US
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by JERRY ORDWAY
Cover by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO
Legendary writer Paul Levitz continues the “Worship” storyline as both Superman and Batman battle for the life of Lois Lane with the Cult of Superman who want to make her their ultimate sacrifice. Meanwhile, on a distant world, Lex Luthor tends to his future flock…

SUPERMAN/BATMAN ANNUAL #4
On sale JUNE 2
56 pg, FC $4.99 US
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by RENATO GUEDES & JOSE WILSON
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
Expanding on the hit TV show Batman Beyond, this year’s annual travels to the not-so-distant future where an aged Bruce Wayne oversees a new Batman, and the fate of a certain Man of Steel is very much in question. Metropolis is becoming crime-free, as someone is ridding the city of its criminal element permanently. Now, Terry McGinnis must uncover what’s happening in Superman’s home and face a very old and vindictive nemesis!
And don’t miss the BATMAN BEYOND 6-issue miniseries kicking off this month!

THE SPIRIT #3
On sale JUNE 16
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by MARK SCHULTZ
Co-feature written by MICHAEL USLAN & F.J. DESANTO
Art by MORITAT
Co-feature art by JUSTINIANO
Cover by LADRÖNN
FIRST WAVE takes a break this month but THE SPIRIT marches on! Angel Smerti has delivered The Spirit into the deadly grasp of the Octopus, and the only one who can save him is… Angel Smerti?! Can The Spirit possibly warm her icy heart with a knife pressed against his throat?
And in THE SPIRIT: BLACK & WHITE co-feature, Michael Uslan and F.J. DeSanto deliver a tale of treason on the airwaves, stunningly illustrated in rich graytones by Justiniano!

DOC SAVAGE #3
On sale JUNE 9
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by PAUL MALMONT
Co-feature written by JASON STARR
Art by HOWARD PORTER & ART THIBERT
Co-feature art by SCOTT HAMPTON
Cover by J.G. JONES
1:10 Variant cover by JOHN CASSADAY
Doc Savage and his crew take the fight to the sinister mercenaries who’ve targeted them in a high-speed chase between two dirigibles in the canyons of Manhattan! You’ve never seen a dogfight like this before! In the Justice, Inc. co-feature, the Avenger is starting to lose control – and so is the mastermind behind Josh’s kidnapping! If Benson thinks this nightmare can’t get worse, he has no idea how wrong he is…
And come back next month for the return of FIRST WAVE with issue #4!
Retailers please note: This issue ships with two covers. Please see Previews Order Form for more information.

ADVENTURE COMICS #12
On sale JUNE 2
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by KEVIN SHARPE
Cover by SCOTT CLARK & DAVID BEATY
1:25 “DC 75th Anniversary” Variant cover by LEE BERMEJO
Legion great Paul Levitz begins his ADVENTURE COMICS run by revisiting the Legion’s past in this special story featuring one of Superboy’s earliest adventures in the far future!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #2
On sale JUNE 23
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art and cover by YILDIRAY CINAR & WAYNE FAUCHER
1:10 Variant cover by JIM LEE
Paul Levitz and rising star artist Yildiray Cinar (TEEN TITANS) continue their run on the Legion as a Legionnaire decides whether to remain with the team – or join the Green Lantern Corps! Also, in the explosive aftermath of last issue, Saturn Girl must find her missing children and face the possibility that they may be dead!
And don’t miss Paul Levitz’s look at the early days of the Legion of Super-Heroes over in ADVENTURE COMICS #12 on sale this month!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

DC UNIVERSE LEGACIES #2
On sale JUNE 16
2 of 10
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by LEN WEIN
Art by ANDY KUBERT, JOE KUBERT, J.H. WILLIAMS III & SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by ANDY KUBERT & JOE KUBERT
1:25 Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS
The awe-inspiring history of the DC Universe rages on. In this second installment, the exploits of the mystery men and emerging heroes of the mid-century inspire the everyday populace to fight crime. Groups like the Justice Society of America encourage regular citizens to action: Meet the Newsboy Legion and more! Meanwhile, the Seven Soldiers of Victory join together against a seriously unusual enemy! Join writer Len Wein (SWAMP THING, Incredible Hulk), fan-favorite Andy Kubert (BATMAN, X-Men), his father, legendary artist Joe Kubert (SGT. ROCK) Scott Kolins, (FLASH) and J.H. Williams III (DETECTIVE COMICS, PROMETHEA) as they redefine the DCU’s epic history in this 10-issue event!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

THE BRAVE AND BOLD #35
On sale JUNE 23
32 pg, FC, $2 .99 US
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Art and cover by JESUS SAIZ
Inspired as always by their idols in the Legion of Super-Heroes last issue, the Legion of Substitute Heroes has also traveled back in time to recruit new members. But where their counterparts reached out to the Doom Patrol, the Subs have managed to enlist The Inferior Five! It ain’t a stretch to suggest this won’t end well.

BOOSTER GOLD #33
On sale JUNE 9
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by KEITH GIFFEN & J.M. DEMATTEIS
Art by CHRIS BATISTA
Cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
The shocking events of JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST leave Booster Gold bloody and beaten, and the only way for him to put right what went wrong and save the people he loves is to travel back into the past. But what happens when Booster comes face-to-face with himself and Justice League International?

DOOM PATROL #11
On sale JUNE 9
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by MATTHEW CLARK & RON RANDALL
Cover by MATTHEW CLARK
What kind of people call themselves “The Brotherhood of Evil”? Not this group; not if a certain pan-dimensional business tycoon has anything to say about it. After all, image is everything. But it doesn’t matter how they rebrand themselves – the Doom Patrol has found them, and it’s not going to be pretty.

THE GREAT TEN #8
On sale JUNE 2
8 of 10
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by SCOTT MCDANIEL & ANDY OWENS
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
The secret of the Shaolin Robot is at last revealed! Can this tale of a tragic tin man help the Great Ten defeat their alien threat? Don’t miss the sad and scary “Origin of the Shaolin Robot” from new GREEN LANTERN CORPS writer Tony Bedard!

JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE RISE OF ARSENAL #4
On sale JUNE 23
4 of 4
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by J.T. KRUL
Art by GERALDO BORGES & MARLO ALQUIZA
Cover by GREG HORN
This issue changes the Arrow family forever! As Electrocutioner awaits his trial for his part in the destruction of Star City, Roy Harper needs to settle the score for the sake of his dead daughter. Only one person stands in his way: his mentor Green Arrow! Major ramifications for the rest of the DCU start here!

JONAH HEX #56
On sale JUNE 2
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by JUSTIN GRAY & JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by PHIL WINSLADE & OTHERS
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
Timed to coincide with the upcoming JONAH HEX movie starring Josh Brolin and Megan Fox from Warner Bros., this issue is a special jumping-on point for new and old HEX fans alike! Learn Hex’s savage origin and how love played a crucial hand in forming the hard-edged man he is today! And when an old Native American woman hires Hex to save her life, he assumes it’s just a normal job – but it turns out to be one that will affect the course of American history! All this, plus a cover by the one and only Darwyn Cooke (NEW FRONTIER)!

JSA ALL-STARS #7
On sale JUNE 2
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by MATTHEW STURGES
Co-feature written by JEN VAN METER
Art and cover by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II
Co-feature art by TRAVIS MOORE & DAN GREEN
Following Damage’s untimely death in BLACKEST NIGHT, the All-Stars gather to pay their respects to their fallen comrade.
In the co-feature, their powers and abilities may not be enough to help the unusual team of Liberty Belle, Hourman, Tigress and Icicle when they face various death traps left on their trail to finding the Staff of Life!

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #40
On sale JUNE 23
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by JESUS MERINO & JESSE DELPERDANG
Cover by JESUS MERINO
The Fourth Reich’s Darkness Engine is turned against them in the powerless JSA’s last-ditch attack on the Nazi Empire! As the future looks its darkest, a lost teammate returns who just might give the heroes an advantage they need!

MAGOG #10
On sale JUNE 16
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by TOM DERENICK & RODNEY RAMOS Cover by HOWARD PORTER & JOHN DELL
Magog’s reputation precedes him when Tommy Tomorrow and his Planeteers convince the demigod to represent Earth against an intergalactic threat that he’s apparently faced before. Unfortunately, Magog can’t remember exactly how he defeated “The Mass” the last time they fought!

POWER GIRL #13
On sale JUNE 23
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by JUDD WINICK
Art and cover by SAMI BASRI
Power Girl dives headfirst into the next chapter of her life on Earth with new series writer Judd Winick (JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST) and artist Sami Basri (THE SHIELD)! And what events will draw her to her former JLI teammates from JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST?

HUMAN TARGET #5
On sale JUNE 9
5 of 6
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by LEN WEIN & ROBBIE THOMPSON
Art by BRUNO REDONDO, SERGIO SANDOVAL, CHRIS SPROUSE & KARL STORY
Cover by RYAN SOOK
Based on the new hit series from Warner Bros. TV on Fox! As if Europe wasn’t hard enough on Christopher Chance’s mission to take on the world’s largest mob family, Hong Kong will be downright nasty. Will the revelation of a traitor finally put a bullet in the Human Target?

NEMESIS: THE IMPOSTORS #4
On sale JUNE 2
4 of 4
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by IVAN BRANDON
Art by CLIFF RICHARDS
Cover by DANIEL LUVISI
Nemesis’s adventure comes to a startling end as he finds himself up against...himself?! He’s finally discovered who’s behind the mysterious Council, but will he survive their dark plans for him?

R.E.B.E.L.S. #17
On sale JUNE 16
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by CLAUDE ST. AUBIN & SCOTT HANNA
Cover by KALMAN ANDRASOFSZKY
As war breaks out on Rann between the Rannians, the Tamaranians and L.E.G.I.O.N. soldiers, series star Vril Dox shows up with the worst peacekeeping troops imaginable: the Hawkmen of Thanagar! Continuing the acclaimed space adventure from new GREEN LANTERN CORPS writer Tony Bedard!

TEEN TITANS #84
On sale JUNE 30
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by FELICIA D. HENDERSON
Co-feature written by REX OGLE
Art by JOSE LUIS & MARIAH BENES
Co-feature art by TED NAIFEH
Cover by JOE BENNETT & JACK JADSON
The Teen Titans are now a team divided as they go on the hunt for Raven! One side is stranded on a dead planet, the other thousands of leagues below the sea. But both are in serious danger as they head closer to a trap set by the dangerous Wyld!
Plus, in the second chapter of the Coven co-feature, Traci 13, Zach Zatara and Black Alice wake up in a world where their greatest wishes have come true. Is it all they ever wanted – or their worst nightmare given form?

THE SHIELD #10
FINAL ISSUE
On sale JUNE 16
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by ERIC TRAUMANN
Co-feature written by BRANDON JERWA
Art by MARCO RUDY & MICK GRAY
Co-feature art by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Cover by SAMI BASRI
It’s the shocking conclusion of OPERATION: GUNSLINGER! The JSA has arrived to give the Shield a hand against the forces of the terrorist group Black Seven, but no one is ready for the final trick up the sleeve of the dangerous Dragonfly! Is this the end for Project: Shield?
Plus, the Fox is ready to take on the gangsters who killed his father, but the price he paid may be too high! Has the Kitsune chosen the wrong champion?

THE WEB #10
FINAL ISSUE
On sale JUNE 30
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by MATTHEW STURGES
Co-feature written by JOHN ROZUM
Art by ROGER ROBINSON
Co-feature art by TOM DERENICK & BILL SIENKIEWICZ
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
Ever since The Web outsourced his technology for the average citizen to join the fight as a Web Host, Oracle has been wary that his plan will fail. Now, The Web has discovered a spy in his camp, but it may be too late to save the people he’s endangered!
Plus, the Hangman rides again!

ZATANNA #2
On sale JUNE 23
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by PAUL DINI
Art by STEPHANE ROUX & KARL STORY
Cover by STEPHANE ROUX
1:10 Variant Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
In dreams, you’re his! Zatanna’s attempt to intimidate Brother Night backfires when his servant, the nightmare imp Fuseli, attacks her where she’s most vulnerable – the landscape of her dreams! If he has his way, this sleeping beauty will never wake up…
Continuing the exciting new ongoing series from bestselling writer Paul Dini and acclaimed artist Stephane Roux!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. See the Previews Order Form for more information.

SECRET SIX #22
On sale JUNE 9
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by JIM CALAFIORE
Cover by DANIEL LUVISI
It’s the bloody (and we mean bloody) conclusion to the “Cat in the Cradle” arc! Catman rages against those that have been trying to destroy his life. Will tensions within the Six force them to leave Catman to fend for himself? And is someone leaving the team? Let’s hope not!

THE WARLORD #15
On sale JUNE 2
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by MIKE GRELL
Art and cover by MIKE GRELL
Having claimed his heritage as the Warlord, Joshua returns to Shamballah for the birth of his sister – a magical child destined to hold the fate of two worlds in her hand – as strange portents signal the beginning of a global battle for survival!

AZRAEL: DEATH’S DARK KNIGHT TP
On sale JULY 28
144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art by FRAZER IRVING & JIM CALAFIORE
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
In the wake of BATMAN R.I.P. and BATTLE FOR THE COWL, a new Avenging Angel arrives in Gotham City: Michael Lane, ex-police officer, drafted by the Order of Purity to take on the mantle of Azrael, God’s Sword of Justice. Collecting AZRAEL: DEATH’S DARK KNIGHT#1-3, DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #11 and BATMAN ANNUAL #27.

BATGIRL: BATGIRL RISING TP
On sale JULY 14
176 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by LEE GARBETT & TREVOR SCOTT Cover by PHIL NOTO
In this new title collecting the first seven issues of her hit series, Stephanie Brown, formerly known as the Spoiler, takes on a new guise as Batgirl – and becomes the target of both Gotham City’s heroes and villains.

DC COMICS CLASSICS LIBRARY: THE BATMAN ANNUALS VOL. 2 HC
On sale AUGUST 25
336 pg, FC, $39.99 US
Writer/Artists: Various
Cover by DICK SPRANG
Batman’s 80-Page Giant Annuals issues #4-7 are collected in this volume including “The Secret Marriage of Batman and Batwoman,” “The Phantom of the Batcave,” “The First Batman,” plus appearances by Giant Batman, Rip Van Batman, Zebra Batman, Merman Batman and more.

JSA VS. KOBRA TP
On sale JULY 28
144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by ERIC TRAUTMANN
Art by DON KRAMER & MICHAEL BABINSKI
Cover by GENE HA
The Justice Society of America must keep Kobra from plunging the planet into chaos in an effort to bring about the deadly age of Kali Yuga in this title collecting the six-issue miniseries. Set throughout the major cities of the DC Universe, this epic sets the stakes higher than ever for the JSA.

FINAL CRISIS: ROGUES’ REVENGE TP
On sale JULY 21
144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by SCOTT KOLINS
The Flash Rogues Gallery has had enough. The team of villains is ready to remind the world why they’re not to be messed with in this title collecting their return in FINAL CRISIS: ROGUES’ REVENGE #1-3 as well as stories from THE FLASH #182 and #197.

GREEN LANTERN: RAGE OF THE RED LANTERNS TP
On sale JULY 21
176 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by SHANE DAVIS, IVAN REIS, MIKE MCKONE & OTHERS
Cover by SHANE DAVIS
The War of Light begins! First, the ruthless Alpha Lanterns are born, creating tension within the Green Lantern Corps. Then, Hal Jordan battles for his life when the Red Lanterns attack! Collects GREEN LANTERN #26-28, #36-38 and FINAL CRISIS: RAGE OF THE RED LANTERNS #1.

TEAM-UPS OF THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD HC
On sale AUGUST 11
176 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Art and cover by JESUS SAIZ
The first seven issues of J. Michael Straczynski’s acclaimed run on THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD are collected from issues #27-33, featuring The Flash, The Blackhawks, Batman, Brother Power – The Geek, Green Lantern, Dr. Fate and more!

RED TORNADO: FAMILY REUNION TP
On sale JULY 14
144 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Written by KEVIN VANHOOK
Art by JOSE LUIS
Cover by ED BENES & MARIAH BENES
The Justice League of America’s android hero discovers his strange family of super powered androids in this tale from the six-issue miniseries. But will it cost him the love of his adopted, human family?

THE SHIELD: KICKING DOWN THE DOOR TP
On sale JULY 7
160 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI & ERIC TRAUTMANN
Art by MARCO RUDY & others
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
RED CIRCLE: THE SHIELD #1, RED CIRCLE: INFERNO #1 and THE SHIELD #1-6 are collected in this title introducing Joe Higgins – a man whose life was saved by radically experimental technology. Now Higgins has signed on for a whole new mission as The Shield!

BATMAN: WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE CAPED CRUSADER? TP
On sale JULY 21
128 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by NEIL GAIMAN
Art by ANDY KUBERT, SCOTT WILLIAMS, MARK BUCKINGHAM, BERNIE MIREAULT, MATT WAGNER & SIMON BISLEY
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman (THE SANDMAN) joins a murderer’s row of superstar artists in lending his unique touch to the Batman mythos! Spotlighting the story “Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?,” from BATMAN #686 and DETECTIVE COMICS #853, in which Gaiman joins artist Andy Kubert and inker Scott Williams for a story that shines a new light on the Batman mythos, this title also collects stories from SECRET ORIGINS #36, SECRET ORIGINS SPECIAL #1 and BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #2.

SUPERMAN: WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE MAN OF TOMORROW? TP
On sale JULY 28
128 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by ALAN MOORE
Art by CURT SWAN, DAVE GIBBONS, GEORGE PEREZ, KURT SCHAFFENBERGER, MURPHY ANDERSON, RICK VEITCH & AL WILLIAMSON
Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
Legendary writer Alan Moore’s seminal Superman issues are collected in this title featuring beautiful art from Curt Swan (ACTION COMICS), Dave Gibbons (WATCHMEN), and Rick Veitch (SWAMP THING)! Collects the two-part “Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?” from SUPERMAN #423 and ACTION COMICS #583 as Superman faces his greatest foes and his final battle! Also featuring the classic story “For the Man Who Has Everything” from ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #11, in which Batman, Robin and Wonder Woman fight the evil warlord Mongul for the fate of The Man of Steel, and DC COMICS PRESENTS #85, in which Superman meets Swamp Thing.

SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN DELUXE EDITION HC
On sale AUGUST 11
240 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875” $29.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by GARY FRANK & JON SIBAL
Cover by GARY FRANK
Writer Geoff Johns and artist Gary Frank bring you a startling new look at the beginnings of Lex Luthor, The Legion of Super-Heroes, Lois Lane, Metallo, Jimmy Olsen, The Parasite and more of your favorite characters from the Superman family in this new, deluxe hardcover. Collecting the acclaimed six-issue miniseries!

SUPERMAN/BATMAN: NIGHT AND DAY HC
On sale AUGUST 25
176 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Written by MICHAEL GREEN, MIKE JOHNSON, SCOTT KOLINS, PETER JOHNSON & MATT CHERNISS
Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE & SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
Collected from SUPERMAN/BATMAN #60-63, 65-67 and featuring appearances by Robin, Supergirl, Lex Luthor and The Joker. Plus: A BLACKEST NIGHT tie-in sets Man-Bat, Bizarro and Solomon Grundy loose to brawl.

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SGT. ROCK VOL. 3 TP
On sale JULY 21
496 pg, B&W, $19.99 US
Written by ROBERT KANIGHER
Art and cover by JOE KUBERT
War is hell — and no one knows that better than Sgt. Rock and Easy Company. Collecting stories from OUR ARMY AT WAR #149-163, 165-172 and 174-180.

SUPERMAN VS. MUHAMMAD ALI FACSIMILE EDITION HC
Advance-solicited
On sale November 10
Facsimile edition: 80 pg, 10” x 13.25”, FC, $39.99 US
Written by DENNIS O’NEIL & NEAL ADAMS
Art by NEAL ADAMS, DICK GIORDANO & TERRY AUSTIN
Cover by NEAL ADAMS
The legendary science fiction epic that brought together The Man of Steel and The Greatest is back in two spectacular hardcover editions!
In 1978, an alien race called the Scrubb demands that Earth’s greatest champion battle their world’s own greatest fighter. Both Superman and Muhammad Ali step forward — and to determine who is truly Earth’s greatest fighter, Superman temporarily loses his powers and faces Ali in the ring. Ultimately, the duo must work together to defeat the Scrubb, with Ali taking on their champion while Superman battles their space-armada.
The facsimile edition hardcover reprints this hard–to–find title at its original size of approximately 10” wide by 13.25” high!

SUPERMAN VS. MUHAMMAD ALI DELUXE EDITION HC
Advance-solicited
On sale November 10
Deluxe edition: 96 pg, 7.0625” x 10.875”, FC, $19.99 US
Written by DENNIS O’NEIL & NEAL ADAMS
Art by NEAL ADAMS, DICK GIORDANO & TERRY AUSTIN
Cover by NEAL ADAMS
The legendary science fiction epic that brought together The Man of Steel and The Greatest is back in two spectacular hardcover editions!
In 1978, an alien race called the Scrubb demands that Earth’s greatest champion battle their world’s own greatest fighter. Both Superman and Muhammad Ali step forward — and to determine who is truly Earth’s greatest fighter, Superman temporarily loses his powers and faces Ali in the ring. Ultimately, the duo must work together to defeat the Scrubb, with Ali taking on their champion while Superman battles their space-armada.
The deluxe edition hardcover is printed at 7.0625” x 10.875” and features a new cover by Neal Adams, previously unpublished artwork and more!

ASTRO CITY #1 NEW PRINTING
On sale JUNE 23
32 pg, FC $1.00 US
Written by KURT BUSIEK
Art by BRENT ANDERSON Cover by ALEX ROSS
The hometown heroes of ASTRO CITY were first unleashed on the world in this adventure that introduced The Samaritan, The Honor Guard and more! Reprinted for just $1.00, this issue is featured in the ASTRO CITY: LIFE IN THE BIG CITY TP (AUG068076).

THE FLASH: REBIRTH #1 NEW PRINTING
On sale JUNE 2
40 pg, FC $1.00 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver, the team behind GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH and THE SINESTRO CORPS WAR, create this jaw-dropping issue that reintroduced Barry Allen as The Flash, now reprinted for just $1.00! But how will this greatest of all Flashes find his place in the twenty-first century? This issue is featured in the upcoming THE FLASH: REBIRTH HC (DEC090206).

FABLES #6 NEW PRINTING
On sale JUNE 30
32 pg, FC $1.00 US
MATURE READERS
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM & STEVE LEIALOHA
Cover by JAMES JEAN
Reprinted for just $1.00, this pivotal FABLES issue — the first pencilled by series mainstay Mark Buckingham — introduced the farm, home to non-human Fables. But all is not well on the farm — and a conspiracy to free its denizens may lead to war. Featured in the FABLES VOL. 2: ANIMAL FARM TP (MAR058123).

JACK OF FABLES #1 NEW PRINTING
On sale JUNE 9
32 pg, FC $1.00 US
MATURE READERS
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM & MATTHEW STURGES
Art by TONY AKINS & ANDREW PEPOY
Cover by JAMES JEAN
The adventures of everyone’s favorite Fable got under way in this issue, reprinted for just $1.00! Last seen hitchhiking from Hollywood, Jack’s about to run afoul of other renegade Fables. Featured in the JACK OF FABLES VOL. 1: THE NEARLY GREAT ESCAPE TP (NOV060300).

DETECTIVE COMICS #854 NEW PRINTING
On sale JUNE 16
40 pg, FC $1.00 US
Written by GREG RUCKA
Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
Co-feature art by CULLY HAMNER
A new era began with the first Batwoman adventure in DETECTIVE COMICS, now reprinted for just $1.00! Kate Kane is a soldier fighting her own private war – one that began years ago and haunts her every waking moment, in a story collected in the upcoming BATWOMAN: ELEGY HC (FEB100181). This new printing also includes The Question co-feature!

BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #18
On sale JUNE 30
32 pg, FC, $2.50 US
Written by LANDRY WALKER
Art and cover by ERIC JONES
Batman learns what “Life on Mars” is all about when he teams up with the mysterious Martian Manhunter in order to prevent an invasion from the red planet!

BILLY BATSON AND THE MAGIC OF SHAZAM #17
On sale JUNE 23
32 pg, FC, $2.50 US
Written by ART BALTAZAR & FRANCO
Art and cover by MIKE NORTON
Close encounters of the ghoulish kind! It’s up to Billy and Mary to uncover who – or what – is stealing all of Fawcett City’s cows… and to figure out why this strange villain is so obsessed with dairy products! It’s our cheesiest issue yet!

SUPER FRIENDS #28
On sale JUNE 9
32 pg, FC, $2.50 US
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art by DARIO BRIZUELA
Cover by J. BONE
Riddle me this, Super Friends! What do you get when all the puzzle villains find themselves put together? Trouble – and lots of it!

TINY TITANS #29
On sale JUNE 16
32 pg, FC, $2.50 US
Written by ART BALTAZAR & FRANCO
Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
It’s Supergirl’s turn to toddler-sit the tiny Tiny Titans! Can she handle this crisis of infinite toddlers – or will she burst into tears?

CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #50
On sale JUNE 2
32 pg, FC, $2.50 US
Written by EUGENE SON & ROB HOEGEE
Art and cover by MIN S. KU
You will not believe your eyes! It’s the crossover of the year when Generator Rex teams up with Ben 10! But when these two heroes get together, it’ll be anything but civil. Witness the excitement in the milestone 50th issue!

LOONEY TUNES #187
On sale JUNE 2
32 pg, FC, $2.50 US
Written by JOEY CAVALIERI
Art by WALTER CARZON, RUBEN TORREIRO, DAVID ALVAREZ & MIKE DECARLO
Cover by SCOTT GROSS
In the not-too-far-off future, one Duck Dodgers is on a quest for the third most important element in the universe – WATER! You don’t wanna know what he considers the first and second most important things, trust us…

MAD MAGAZINE #504
On sale JUNE 9
56 pg, FC, $5.99 US
Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS
It’s not quite time for Independence Day, but this issue is bursting in the air with tons of fun!

SCOOBY-DOO #157
On sale JUNE 16
32 pg, FC, $2.50 US
Written by PAUL KUPPERBERG
Art by SCOTT JERALDS
Cover by VINCENT DEPORTER
In “The Night of the Undead,” something zombie-like is attacking the customers at the Springdale Shopping Mall, and it’s up to Scooby and the gang to team up with the Chief of Police and a mall security guy to get to the bottom of things!

TOM STRONG AND THE ROBOTS OF DOOM #1
On sale JUNE 2
1 of 6
32 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by PETER HOGAN
Art and cover by CHRIS SPROUSE & KARL STORY
1:10 Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
The super sci-fi adventure continues as one of Alan Moore’s most beloved creations returns to comics with ABC veteran Peter Hogan (TERRA OBSCURA) writing and co-creator Chris Sprouse pencilling! Tom Strong and his family prepare to celebrate Tesla’s wedding when the unthinkable happens – before their eyes, reality alters to become a world conquered by the Nazis and ruled by Tom’s nefarious son Albrecht! What mysterious secret from Tom’s past has brought about this catastrophe? And how can things ever be put right again?
Featuring a variant cover by fellow ABC alumnus J.H. Williams III (DETECTIVE COMICS, PROMETHEA)!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

THE AUTHORITY #23
On sale JUNE 2
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by MIKE S. MILLER
Cover by PHILIP TAN
With the onboard rebellions subdued and attacks from the stowaways repelled, The Authority can once again focus on the nature of their voyage. Is the Carrier leading them to its home – or does it have some other, more sinister agenda? While passing through a vast graveyard of discarded spacecraft, the latest Century Baby detects a faint sign of life. The High goes off on a rescue mission, but what he brings back on board eclipses any danger they’ve faced so far.

WILDCATS #24
On sale JUNE 23
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by ADAM BEECHEN
Art by TIM SEELEY & RYAN WINN
Cover by PHILIP TAN
Something awful is being born out of the best intentions in the Zanzibar Protectorate, and the WildC.A.T.S aim to stop it! Meanwhile, Battalion and Ladytron’s quest for Earth’s new Doctor brings them to a place with an infamous magical history and lands them in very hot water! And tension between Zealot and Midnighter continues to escalate!

DV8: GODS & MONSTERS #3
On sale JUNE 16
3 of 8
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art by REBEKAH ISAACS
Cover by FIONA STAPLES
In “Chemical Chords” part 3 of 8, the superhuman Hector (a.k.a. Powerhaus) is found sprawled across the floor of a primitive hut in the throes of some pretty serious herbal hallucinogens. It’s not shocking, though, as his power is one that converts ambient emotion into mass – but now it’s overloading his system! When the others seek him out, they find that Hector’s got some serious demons he’s trying to block out in this tragic tale of misuse – and overuse – of power.

THE AUTHORITY: THE LOST YEAR #10
On sale JUNE 16
10 of 12
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Story by KEITH GIFFEN & GRANT MORRISON
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by BRANDON BADEAUX
Cover by GENE HA
The Authority lands in a reality where their doppelgangers have converted the world to a fascistic nightmare. Our heroes find themselves staring into a totalitarian abyss – and the abyss looks exactly like them.

GEN13 #36
On sale JUNE 9
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by PHIL HESTER
Art by CRUDDIE TORIAN & SALEEM CRAWFORD
Cover by PHIL NOTO
The new Gen13 lineup found the last corner of America worth defending, but protecting it from the rule of the despotic Kaizen-X may cost them the life of one of their own. It’s high-octane action and art in the classic WildStorm tradition!

ASTRO CITY: SILVER AGENT #1
On sale JUNE 30
1 of 2
32 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by KURT BUSIEK
Art by BRENT ANDERSON
Cover by ALEX ROSS
At last, the full story of the Silver Agent’s fateful journey through time – including his origin, his greatest battles and his ultimate fate – can be revealed. It’s all right here in a 2-issue miniseries spanning from the late 1950s to the far future. Guest-starring a constellation of Astro City stars and introducing the Silver Centurions, this very personal story will blow readers away on a galactic scale.

FREDDY VS. JASON VS. ASH: THE NIGHTMARE WARRIORS TP
On sale JULY 14
144 pg, FC, $17.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by JEFF KATZ & JAMES KUHORIC
Art by JASON CRAIG
Cover by ARTHUR SUYDAM
Beneath the bloody waters of Crystal Lake, an immortal evil wakes and begins a new cycle of violence in this new collection of the second hit miniseries. Co-published with Dynamite Entertainment.

GEARS OF WAR #12
On sale JUNE 30
32 pg, FC, $3.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by JOSHUA ORTEGA & MIKE CAPPS
Art by LIAM SHARP
Cover by SHANE PIERCE
Delta faces incredible odds as they’re surrounded and absolutely out gunned by the Locust! With Marcus wounded, can Baird step into the mantle of leadership and find a way out?

FRINGE: TALES FROM THE FRINGE #1
On sale JUNE 23
1 of 6
32 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by JUSTIN DOBLE, ALEX KATSNELSON & ADAM GAINES
Art by FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO & SHAWN MOLL
Cover by DIEGO LATORRE
1:10 Photo variant cover
Introducing an all-new 6-issue miniseries featuring tales set in the world of the hit TV series! In the first story, Peter Bishop is forced to choose between doing the right thing – saving a troubled young man pressed into service as a suicide bomber – or scoring a dream job. In the second story, a high school girl finds herself inexplicably transformed into an adult. Even more shocking, she also discovers she’s an assassin!
Retailers please note: This issue ships with two covers. Please see Previews Order Form for more information.

GARRISON #3
On sale JUNE 23
3 of 6
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by JEFF MARIOTTE
Art and cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
Brace yourself for explosions, chases, brawls and more! The all-out action continues as Garrison battles dozens of oddly familiar foes and learns more about his real identity and background. And Jillian Bracewell’s troubles mount as she discovers just how cutthroat the spy business can be.

SPARTA: USA #4
On sale JUNE 2
4 of 6
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by DAVID LAPHAM
Art and cover by JOHNNY TIMMONS
The playoffs arrive, and Sparta is depending on Johnny Franks to deliver in the clutch! Can he overcome all the recent strife and lead his team to victory? Meanwhile, Nora discovers a horrible betrayal that’ll shake Godfrey to his very core...it’s never a dull day in the all-American town of Sparta – if you live through it!

FREE REALMS #10
On sale JUNE 9
10 of 12
32 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by J.S. LEWIS
Art and cover by JON SOMMARIVA & ALLEN MARTINEZ
With the Chaos Amulet in hand, Dane and Maya set out to Merryvale to retrieve the first Chaos Stone. Dane becomes ensnared by the allure of fairy magic while Maya is whisked away to the Den of Secrets. There she learns about a dark magic that not only gives the fairies their eternal youth, but also holds deadly consequences.

MODERN WARFARE 2: GHOST #5
On sale JUNE 9
5 of 6
32 pg, FC, $3.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by DAVID LAPHAM
Art by KEVIN WEST
Cover by FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO
The mega-popular game continues in comics form! Ghost finds himself England’s most wanted man as he’s framed for a remarkably heinous crime. Can his S.A.S. training help him avoid capture and reach his father, the one man who might be able to help clear his name?

SUPERNATURAL: BEGINNING’S END #6
On sale JUNE 16
6 of 6
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by ANDREW DABB & DANIEL LOFLIN
Art by DIEGO OLMOS
Photo cover
The Winchester’s Big Apple adventure comes to a close as they finally locate John Dee, and it leads to a shocking showdown between John and Sam that’s only been hinted at on the hit TV series! Find out what tears the family apart and sends Sam cross-country to Stanford, turning his back on his family forever.

WORLD OF WARCRAFT BOOK 2 TP
On sale JULY 21
176 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by WALTER SIMONSON
Art by JON BURAN, MIKE BOWDEN & JEROME K. MOORE
Cover by LUDO LULLABI
The second WORLD OF WARCRAFT collection, featuring issues #8-14 of the hit series, tells the saga of the Missing King of Stormwind. All is not as it seems in the Eastern Kingdom, especially if one informed dwarf has anything to say about it.

FOGTOWN HC
On sale AUGUST 4
176 pg, B&W, 5.5” x 8”, $19.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by ANDERSEN GABRYCH
Art by BRAD RADER
Cover by LEE BERMEJO
New from Vertigo Crime! Frank Grissel is a hard-knuckled private eye – and a deeply closeted homosexual – set in the very real world of 1953 San Francisco. Aided by his long-suffering secretary (and sometime live-in lover) Loretta, Grissel’s search for a runaway girl winds up with his becoming a suspect in a string of gruesome murders. The case takes twists and turns through the Golden Gate’s greasy underbelly: the beguiling arms of a Chinese shipping heiress (and smuggler); an unexpected reunion with the daughter he abandoned long ago; the loss of Loretta to the sadistic clutches of the high-powered “Colonel”; and finally to the horrifying, gender-bending truth.

DARK RAIN: A NEW ORLEANS STORY HC
On sale AUGUST 18
160 pg, 2-Color, $24.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by MAT JOHNSON
Art by SIMON GANE
Cover by NESSIM HIGSON
“DARK RAIN has the twists of The Treasure Of the Sierra Madre, the political punch of When The Levees Broke and the character interplay of The Defiant Ones.” – Reginald Hudlin, writer of Black Panther, director of Boomerang
From Mat Johnson, writer of the acclaimed INCOGNEGRO, comes a graphic novel thriller set in the days after Hurricane Katrina. Two small-time ex-cons with big dreams get the idea that this would be the perfect time to rob a bank. Catch is, the bank is in New Orleans, and they’re on parole in Houston. Now, as every sane person tries to get out of The Big Easy, Emmit and Dabny will do whatever it takes to get in.
As they journey through a tide of human suffering, Dabny wants to help, and Emmit sees only the money. But a rogue commander of the ruthless security force “Dark Rain” has his sights set on taking down the same bank. If Emmit and Dabny don’t outrace him, their last hope for a second chance could be washed away in the floodwaters – along with their lives.

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #4
On sale JUNE 23
40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by SCOTT SNYDER & STEPHEN KING
Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
1:25 variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
It’s high noon for the American vampire as Pearl Jones faces off with the coven that ended her human life and Skinner Sweet gets the showdown he’s been demanding for the last 20 years – with his old adversary Marshall James Book. Scores will be settled in this extra-sized issue of AMERICAN VAMPIRE, with stories by author Scott Snyder and the master of horror himself, Stephen King.
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

AIR #22
On sale JUNE 23
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by G. WILLOW WILSON
Art and cover by M.K. PERKER
Despite inspiring ire by getting rid of Verne’s “A History of 21st Century Flight,” Blythe is allowed to continue her pilot training. This time, she is to complete Amelia Earhart’s historic mission. She sets out, only to be confronted by an old enemy. Can Blythe complete the trip Amelia started – or will she meet the same fate?

DAYTRIPPER #7
On sale JUNE 9
7 of 10
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by GABRIEL BÁ & FÁBIO MOON
Art by GABRIEL BÁ & FÁBIO MOON
Cover by GABRIEL BÁ
What’s life without your friends, right? The good ones will stick with you through anything, won’t they? Find out here why Brás’ best friend has given that up and how far Brás is willing to go to get him back.

DMZ #54
On sale JUNE 16
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI
Cover by JP LEON
The conclusion of “M.I.A.” sees Matty arriving at the 59th Street Bridge and into the control of the U.S. military who could conceivably charge Matty with war crimes. Oddly, Matty seems okay with that. In a pivotal moment that helps define the series, the fog of war is lifted and the truth behind Parco Delgado is made clear.

DMZ VOL. 8: HEARTS AND MINDS TP
On sale JUNE 2
192 pg, FC, $14.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI & RYAN KELLY
Cover by BRIAN WOOD
Matty Roth redefines his role in the DMZ, rolling with a private security force and self-defined mandate to heal the city. But is this the start of a brand-new day – or will this “Rise of Matty” end with the fall of just another petty warlord? Collects DMZ #42-49!

JACK OF FABLES #46
On sale JUNE 30
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US, MATURE READERS
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM & MATTHEW STURGES
Art by TONY AKINS & ANDREW PEPOY
Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
In this start to a new storyline, the Page Sisters finally find a new purpose in life: restoring the Great Library. And the one place you don’t want to be is between them and one of the books they want. Meanwhile, Jack Frost has just set upon the greatest quest in a long and distinguished career of great quests, all of which have been great...and questy. Plus, Jack’s still a dragon. That ain’t gonna change, folks.

FABLES #96
On sale JUNE 16
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US, MATURE READERS
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM & STEVE LEIALOHA Cover by JOAO RUAS
The exploration into Rose Red’s childhood continues as she’s abandoned by her sister Snow. There are wicked witches and evil dwarves waiting out in the wilder parts of the world. Is it better that Rose Red was the one left behind? More important, can Rose pull the Farm back from the brink of chaos?

FABLES: COVERS BY JAMES JEAN NEW PRINTING HC
Advance-solicited
On sale OCTOBER 6
11.9”x 9”
208 pg, FC $49.99 US MATURE READERS
Written by JAMES JEAN
Afterword by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art and cover by JAMES JEAN
Due to popular demand, this collection of James Jean’s FABLES covers is back in print! The deluxe, oversized hardcover includes 10 vellum sleeve inserts, an embossed case and commentary from Jean, making it as elegantly unique as the FABLES covers themselves.

DEMO VOL. 2 #5
On sale JUNE 2
5 of 6
32 pg, B&W, no interior ads, $2.99 US MATURE READERS
Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art and cover by BECKY CLOONAN
Demo’s unique ground-level take on superpowers turns its attention to time travel with “Stranded,” a gut-punching story of guilt, abuse, blame and revenge spanning several decades in the life of a woman granted powers she once loved – but might soon regret.

GREEK STREET #12
On sale JUNE 2
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by WERTHER DELL’EDERA
Cover by DAVIDE FURNO
In part one of “Ajax,” shocking things happened when rifleman Phil Jackson was stationed in Afghanistan. Traumatized by what he lived through, this modern-day Greek hero returned home enraged that he wasn’t honored for saving a friend’s life after a bloody attack. Now, Phil lashes out at any enemy he can find…

JOE THE BARBARIAN #6
On sale JUNE 23
6 of 8
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by SEAN MURPHY
Joe meets the Knights of the Hearth Castle – the last remnants of a kingdom standing guard against Death’s soldiers. And when they welcome Joe as the new hero and champion of their golden realm, will he be lured by the excitement of fame into the clutches of King Death?

HELLBLAZER #268
On sale JUNE 16
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI & STEFANO LANDINI
Cover by SIMON BISLEY

John Constantine’s grip on sanity has always been tenuous, but now he’s really lost it. Haunted by memories of punching Epiphany, the cracked magus tries appeasing his tormenter by making a bloody offering of his own flesh. Things get so desperate he even attempts to summon that high prince of madness, Shade, The Changing Man!

MADAME XANADU #24
On sale JUNE 30
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by MATT WAGNER
Art by MARLEY ZARCONE
Cover by MARK BUCKINGHAM
Writer Matt Wagner redefines the way we think about the five senses in “Extra Sensory,” a 6-issue storyline featuring different interior art each issue by some of today’s most talented female comics artists and covers by Mark Buckingham (FABLES)!
Acclaimed newcomer Marley Zarcone (Forgetless) kicks things off in New York City, 1963. While riding on the subway, a young woman from Harlem begins seeing brutally horrific metamorphoses right in front of her eyes. Can a visit to Madame Xanadu’s Lower East Side storefront help stop these strange, prophetic visions before her she stares death in the face?
Other evocative artists joining this arc include Laurenn McCubbin (Rent Girl), Chrissie Zullo (CINDERELLA: FROM FABLETOWN WITH LOVE), Celia Calle (AMERICAN VIRGIN) and Marian Churchland (The Beast). Amy Reeder and Richard Friend reunite on the final issue of the arc, which focuses on Madame Xanadu’s “extra” sense – her clairvoyance.

HOUSE OF MYSTERY #26
On sale JUNE 9
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by MATTHEW STURGES
Art by LUCA ROSSI & CRISTIANO CUCINA
Cover by ESAO ANDREWS
Even good witches are problematic at best. Especially when they show up looking for help from goblins. “Witches plus goblins” can’t be good. A seriouly stressed-out Fig may just be in the market for a witchy role model. Includes the short story “Peter” illustrated by Cristiano Cucina (HELLBLAZER).

HOUSE OF MYSTERY: THE BEAUTY OF DECAY TP
On sale JULY 7
160 pg, FC, $14.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by MATTHEW STURGES, BILL WILLINGHAM & others
Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM, MICHAEL ALLRED, AMY REEDER, JEFF LEMIRE & others
Cover by ESAO ANDREWS
Now relocated to the Space Between, Fig, Peter and Jordan venture into the city of ghosts to visit the abandoned Pathfinder’s Academy. Collecting HOUSE OF MYSTERY #16-20 and the HOUSE OF MYSTERY HALLOWEEN SPECIAL 2009.

iZOMBIE #2
On sale JUNE 2
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by CHRIS ROBERSON
Art and cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
Zombies! Ghosts! Vampires! Mummies! Were-terriers! (Were-terriers?) Monster hunters! Tech support! (Tech support?!) All this and more in the sophomore issue of iZOMBIE! Writer Chris Roberson (CINDERELLA: FROM FABLETOWN WITH LOVE) and artist Michael Allred (X-Statix, Madman) continue exploring the world of Gwen Dylan, zombie detective.

NORTHLANDERS #29
On sale JUNE 30
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art by FIONA STAPLES
Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE
Throughout their time as masters of the sea, Vikings traveled thousands of miles over Open Ocean in shallow boats with little protection from the elements. In this standalone issue, Brian Wood and artist Fiona Staples (North 40) chart the path of one boat headed horribly off course and into the realms of myth and terror.

THE SANDMAN VOL. 2: THE DOLL’S HOUSE TP NEW EDITION
On sale JULY 28
232 pg, FC, $19.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by NEIL GAIMAN
Art by MIKE DRINGENBERG, MALCOLM JONES III, CHRIS BACHALO & others
Cover by DAVE MCKEAN
In this new, recolored edition featuring THE SANDMAN #9-16, Morpheus tracks down three dreams who escaped world, while a young woman searches for her little brother. As their stories converge, a vortex threatens dreamers worldwide.

SCALPED #39
On sale JUNE 23
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by JASON AARON
Art by R.M. GUERA
Cover by JOCK
Still reeling from the shocking ending of “The Gnawing,” Carol has a choice to make: Should she keep her baby? The bold new arc “Unwanted” begins here, offering an unflinching look at the results of unwelcome surprises in the world of SCALPED.

SWEET TOOTH #10
On sale JUNE 2
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
In the most bizarre issue yet of this acclaimed series, Dr. Singh takes Gus on a surreal journey into his own past, his strange upbringing, and the even stranger teachings of his mysterious father. But will they find what Dr. Singh is really looking for? And what use will Gus be once they do?

UNKNOWN SOLDIER #21
On sale JUNE 30
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by RICK VEITCH
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
A standalone story with guest art by industry great Rick Veitch (SWAMP THING)! The AK-47 is the shining star of resistance movements, small wars and domestic crime the world over. And this is the story of a single rifle’s 30-year trek from Cold War Soviet Union to an unknown soldier deep in the African bush.

THE UNWRITTEN #14
On sale JUNE 9
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by PETER GROSS
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
The unveiling of the new Tommy Taylor novel is only a day away. London is locked down tight, and Tom’s enemies are starting to circle – but it’s his friends he should be watching…

NYANKOI! VOL. 1
Advance-solicited •On sale July 7
5” x 7.375”
162 pg, B&W, $9.99 US
TEEN
Written and illustrated by Sato Fujiwara
CMX/FLEX COMIX. A boy who hates cats finds out what it’s like to be one! When Junpei accidentally knocks the head off of a statue of a cat, he is cursed with a spell that will transform him into an actual feline! The only way he can avoid the curse is to complete a hundred good deeds for the cats of his town. The fact that he’s also allergic to felines isn’t going to help him with his mission either. But there is a cute girl in school who loves cats and who Junpei has a crush on. Maybe this won’t turn out to be such a bad situation after all!

THE PHANTOM GUESTHOUSE
Advance-solicited
On sale July 28
5” x 7.375”
192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US
TEEN
Written and illustrated by Nari Kusakawa
CMX. A single volume manga from the author of TWO FLOWERS FOR THE DRAGON. Sasafune finds a mysterious manuscript at his grandfather’s house. When he reads it, he is transported to the “Inn of the Imagination,” a place that previously only existed in the manuscript! Things quickly get spookier from there and Sasafune has to determine whether he can afford the price for a visit to this inn!

SHISSO HOLIDAY
Advance-solicited
On sale July 21
5” x 7.375”
196 pg, B&W, $9.99 US
TEEN
By OTSUICHI & Hiro KIYOHARA
CMX. Young Nao’s widowed mother marries a rich husband. Things are looking up until her mother unexpectedly passes away. Nao’s situation turns even bleaker when her stepfather remarries with a younger woman. Concerned about her standing in the family, Nao tests their commitment with a daring scheme: she’ll fake her own kidnapping! Comedy and suspense combine in this complete, one volume story!

MY DARLING! MISS BANCHO VOL. 2
Advance-solicited
On sale July 7
5” x 7.375”
192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US
TEEN
Written and illustrated by Mayu Fujikata
CMX. When Souka brings a get-well-soon present to Yuuki’s house, she discovers he has a lot more home responsibilities than she ever imagined. Later, at the school festival, someone from another school dares Souka into a contest, and she might lose a lot more than she bargained for. Then it’s holiday time and Souka wants to spend it with Yuuki, but will she have the courage to tell him?

I HATE YOU MORE THAN ANYONE VOL. 10
Advance-solicited
On sale July 14
5” x 7.375”
192 pg, B&W $9.99 US
TEEN
Written and illustrated by Banri Hidaka
CMX. Big events highlight this volume, with the hairdressing show and Saki Sugimoto’s wedding happening back to back! Then just when it appears that things are settling down, Maki has some big news of his own. His father has invited him to go back to Tokyo with him to work at the salon in order to improve his skills. How is Kazuha going to react to this news?

THE BATTLE OF GENRYU: ORIGIN VOL. 3
Advance-solicited
On sale July 21
5” x 7.375”
162 pg, B&W $9.99 US
TEEN PLUS
Written and illustrated by Shouko Fukaki
CMX/FLEX COMIX. Final volume! It’s a no-holds-barred brawl to decide the fate of Jin and the dojo! Soichiro can’t be deterred from doing everything in his power to destroy the Minamoto School in order to teach its elders a lesson. Toko isn’t so eager to help because Jin’s now the leader of the dojo and she doesn’t want him to get hurt. But it looks like a showdown between brothers is inevitable!

DC UNIVERSE ONLINE STATUE: CATWOMAN
BASED ON THE ART OF JIM LEE
This statue features Catwoman playfully twirling her whip.
Hand-painted, cold-cast in porcelain and measuring approximately 7.25” high x 4.5” wide x 2.25” deep, this statue is packaged in a 4-color box.
Limited Edition. Manufactured to order.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 17, 2010
Statue * $75 US

DC UNIVERSE ONLINE STATUE: BATMAN
BASED ON THE ART OF JIM LEE
This statue features Batman clutching his cape as he prepares to set off to the rescue.
Hand-painted, cold-cast in porcelain and measuring approximately 7.5” high x 5.5” wide x 3.5” deep, this statue is packaged in a 4-color box.
Limited Edition. Manufactured to order.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 17, 2010 * Statue * $80 US

SUPERMAN VS. MUHAMMAD ALI STATUE
BASED ON THE ART OF NEAL ADAMS
SCULPTED BY JACK MATHEWS
“Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee!”
It’s the Man of Steel versus the man known as “The Greatest of All Time” in this statue that features Superman taking on Muhammad Ali.
Based on the cover art of the original 1978 tabloid version of the book “All-New Collectors' Edition: Superman vs. Muhammad Ali,” this classic scene of the two greats squaring off against one another is available in 3-D form for the first time.
The release of this statue coincides with the reprinting of the story in two hardcover editions. (See page 102 for more information on the books.) All three products are officially licensed by Muhammad Ali Enterprises.
This hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue includes a logo base, measures approximately 9.25” high x 9.625” wide x 6.5” deep and is packaged in a 4-color box with a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity.
Limited Edition. Manufactured to order.
* Minor assembly required.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 10, 2010 * Statue * $250

AME-COMI HEROINE SERIES: CATWOMAN (V.1) PURPLE SUIT VARIANT PVC FIGURE
SCULPTED BY JACK MATHEWS
She’s back!
After the first version of AME-COMI: CATWOMAN sold out in record time, DC Direct is pleased to offer the piece again – this time in her classic purple costume.
Packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook, this non-articulated PVC statue stands approximately 9.25” high and includes a display base.
Limited Edition. Manufactured to order.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 10, 2010 * Statue * $60 US

AME-COMI HEROINE SERIES: ARTEMIS PVC FIGURE
SCULPTED BY JACK MATHEWS
Another Greek goddess joins the popular Ame-Comi series!
Artemis wears the regalia that identifies her as a defender and heroine in her own right.
Packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook, this non-articulated PVC statue stands approximately 9.5” high and includes a display base.
Limited Edition. Manufactured to order.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 10, 2010
Statue * $60 US

DC DYNAMICS: SUPERGIRL STATUE
DESIGNED AND SCULPTED BY TIM BRUCKNER
DC Direct’s exquisite new statue gallery series, featuring dynamic interpretations of classic superheroes, continues!
Award-winning sculptor Tim Bruckner has transformed his original designs of the most recognizable DC heroes into some of the most outstanding, upscale statues DC Direct has ever produced. Each statue features a base that captures the character’s interaction with the surrounding environment.
In this sixth statue in the series, Kara Zor-El celebrates her powers with carefree, youthful exuberance.
This limited-edition, hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue measures approximately 11” high x 5.75” wide x 7.75” deep and is packaged in a 4-color box with a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity.
Limited Edition. Manufactured to order.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 3, 2010 * Statue * $195 US

THE JOKER 1:4 SCALE MUSEUM QUALITY STATUE
SCULPTED BY JONATHAN MATTHEWS
He’s dy-na-mite!
The Joker flirts with his own destiny as he stands on top of a pile of dynamite, with his hand on the detonator!
This classic rendition of the Clown Prince of Crime is the latest addition to DC Direct’s exclusive 1:4 scale museum quality statue series. Featuring mixed media elements from resin to fabric, the numerous textures add visual interest to the already stunning scene.
THE JOKER 1:4 SCALE MUSEUM QUALITY STATUE includes hand-painted resin parts, measures approximately 19” high x 11” wide x 7.25” deep, and is packaged in a 4-color box with a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity.
Limited Edition. Manufactured to order.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 3, 2010
Statue * $325 US

GOTHAM CITY STORIES: PART 4: HARLEY QUINN VS. ROBIN
SCULPTED BY JOSEPH MENNA
Build your own adventure with GOTHAM CITY STORIES!
Harley Quinn and Robin join the GOTHAM CITY STORIES line as the fourth part of DC Direct’s series of dimensional display pieces! In this scenario, Harley bops Robin on the head as he tries to thwart her escape.
DC Direct has created a new way for fans and collectors to celebrate their favorite DC Comics characters. This highly detailed resin rendition of Harley Quinn vs. Robin is designed to hang on the wall or be displayed on a desk or shelf. Each piece in the GOTHAM CITY STORIES series tells a story on its own, and when multiple pieces of the series are displayed together, new and different stories emerge.
This limited-edition, hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain display piece measures approximately 5.75" high x 6.5" wide x 3.25" deep and is packaged in a 4-color box with a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity.
Limited Edition. Manufactured to order.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 10, 2010 * Statue * $99.99 US

COVER GIRLS OF THE DC UNIVERSE: BATGIRL STATUE
DESIGNED BY ADAM HUGHES
SCULPTED BY JACK MATHEWS
Batgirl is the latest superhero to join one of the most successful DC Direct statue lines of all time – the COVER GIRLS OF THE DC UNIVERSE!
Specially designed by fan-favorite artist Adam Hughes, this statue depicts a fun-loving Barbara Gordon as she untangles her bat-line.
Hand-painted, cold-cast in porcelain and measuring approximately 8.875” high x 8.375” wide x 4” deep, this statue includes a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity and is packaged in a 4-color box.
Limited Edition. Manufactured to order.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 10, 2010 * Statue * $99.99 US

DC CHRONICLES: THE FLASH STATUE
SCULPTED BY TIM BRUCKNER
The Fastest Man Alive kicks up a dust cloud as he slides into the DC Chronicles statue series!
This statue features The Flash of the Silver Age, Barry Allen, in his classic costume.
The DC Chronicles statue line has a consistent base, and the retro-style logo on the base further gives the piece a sense of the period from which it originated.
This limited-edition, hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue measures approximately 6.75” high x 5” wide x 3.5” deep and is packaged in a 4-color box with a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity.
Manufactured to order.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 24, 2010
Statue * $99.99 US

DC CHRONICLES: GREEN LANTERN STATUE
SCULPTED BY TIM BRUCKNER
Heroic test pilot Hal Jordan displays a burst of energy from his Power Ring as he takes his place among the DC Chronicles statues.
Dressed in his original costume, this depiction of the Silver Age superhero captures the spirit of the early days of his career.
The DC Chronicles statue line has a consistent base, and the retro-style logo on the base further gives the piece a sense of the period from which it originated.
This limited-edition, hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue measures approximately 7.5” high x 5” wide x 3.5” deep and is packaged in a 4-color box with a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity.
Manufactured to order.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 24, 2010 * Statue * $99.99 US

BLACKEST NIGHT SERIES 6 ACTION FIGURES
The hugely successful BLACKEST NIGHT action figure line continues with four awesome new characters!
Included in this sixth installment of the series are Hal Jordan, the personification of the Green Lantern Corps; Wonder Woman, who finds the power of love and joins the ranks of the Star Sapphires; Hawkgirl, who was one of the first heroes to lose her life to the dark power of the Black Lanterns; and The Flash, who couples the power of the blue ring with his trademark speed to carry the message of hope to all.
All four figures feature multiple points of articulation and include a display base. Character-appropriate accessories are also included.


4-color clamshell blister card packaging.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 3, 2010
Action Figures * PI

BATMAN: UNDER THE RED HOOD DVD RED HOOD MAQUETTE
SCULPTED BY DEREK MILLER
Batman faces his ultimate challenge as the mysterious Red Hood takes Gotham City by firestorm. One part vigilante, one part criminal kingpin, Red Hood begins cleaning up Gotham City with the efficiency of Batman, but without following the same ethical code. Killing is an option. And when The Joker falls in the balance between the two, hard truths emerge and old wounds reopen. With a fantastic voice cast headed by Bruce Greenwood, Jensen Ackles, Brad Dourif and Neil Patrick Harris, this dazzling DC Universe Original Animated Movie twists and turns through action-packed battles and exciting surprises for a thrill ride you can’t miss!
This hand-painted cold-cast porcelain maquette of Red Hood is based on art from the highly anticipated Warner Home Video made-for-DVD animated original movie, Batman: Under the Red Hood!
Measuring approximately 9.5” high x 4.25” wide x 6.25” deep (including the base), the maquette includes a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity and is packaged in a 4-color box.
Limited edition of 1000! * Quantities may be allocated.
On sale July 7, 2010 * Statue *$99.99 US

JONAH HEX (MOVIE): JONAH HEX 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE
Ready for the hunt and dressed to kill ... literally.
The Jonah Hex 1:6 scale figure sports the costume directly from the movie.
The figure features 28 points of articulation, is packaged in a deluxe 4-color window box with a fifth panel and includes a display stand.
LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 PIECES!
*Quantities may be allocated.
On sale June 16, 2010 * Collector Figure * $125 US

JONAH HEX (MOVIE): JONAH HEX BUST
SCULPTED BY JEAN ST. JEAN
This hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain bust depicts Jonah Hex as he appears in the upcoming movie, posed atop a crate of dynamite.
Packaged in a 4-color box, the Jonah Hex Bust measures approximately 6.25” high x 3.25” wide x 6.5” deep.
LIMITED EDITION OF 1500 PIECES!
*Quantities may be allocated.
On sale June 16, 2010
Bust * $80 US

JONAH HEX (MOVIE): LEILA HEX BUST
SCULPTED BY JEAN ST. JEAN
This hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain bust depicts working girl Leila as she appears in the upcoming movie, posed atop a crate of dynamite.
Packaged in a 4-color box, the Leila Bust measures approximately 5.75” high x 2.75” wide x 2.25” deep.
LIMITED EDITION OF 1000 PIECES!
*Quantities may be allocated.
On sale June 16, 2010
Bust * $80 US

WORLD OF WARCRAFT DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE: THE LICH KING: ARTHAS MENETHIL
The Lich King: Arthas Menethil: 8.5” h x 10” w
Advance-solicited; on sale November 24, 2010 * Action Figure * PI

GOD OF WAR SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES
The God of War® III game finds Kratos raining carnage and destruction upon the Gods who have betrayed him and the entire Ancient Greek world. Armed with his deadly double-chained blades, Kratos will take on mythology’s darkest creatures while solving intricate puzzles on his merciless quest to destroy Olympus and the mighty Zeus himself.
HERCULES: 7.5” h
ZEUS: 6.15” h
KRATOS: 5.5” h
HADES: 6.5” h
Advance-solicited; on sale November 17, 2010 * Action Figures * PI

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