DC Comics Solicitations for product shipping November, 2003

Tue, August 19th, 2003 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

DC Comics has provided CBR News with covers and solicit information for product shipping November, 2003.

DC UNIVERSE: BATMAN

DETECTIVE COMICS #788
Written by Paul Bolles and Rick Spears; art by Mike Lilly, Sean Parsons, and Rob G.; cover by Tim Sale


In stores November 5. "The Randori Stone" Part 1 of 2. Two years ago, Eddie Hurst was sentenced to death for a trio of murders he didn't commit. He was supposed to await his execution quietly in a cold cell at Blackgate…but something's happened to Eddie Hurst. He's gotten stronger. A lot stronger. And now he wants revenge on everyone who had a role in sending him down the river! Only Batman can stop the coming bloodbath - but can he uncover the mystery of Eddie's newfound strength? And in the backup, the flea-bitten conclusion of Rick Spears' and Rob G.'s "The Dogcatcher!"


FC, 40 pg. $2.75

BATMAN #621
Written by Brian Azzarello; art by Eduardo Risso; cover by Dave Johnson


In stores November 26. Part 2 of the 6-part "Broken City" by the creative team of 100 BULLETS! Batman continues the hunt for the man who killed a boy's parents in Gotham's underground, with the help of GOTHAM CENTRAL's Detective Crispin Allen. But as luck would have it, the Dark Knight runs into a little problem. Little problems in Gotham? Fat chance.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #173
Written by John Wagner; art and cover by Chris Brunner


In stores November 12. Batman confronts Rough Justice! Frustrated by the extreme methods of the group, Hellfire tries to leave. But the only way out is in a body bag. Plus, Detective Ehrlich is convinced that Batman is connected to Rough Justice and leads the Gotham City Police Department on a manhunt for the Dark Knight!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #47
Written by Scott Beatty and Judd Winick; art by Roger Robinson, Whilce Portacio, John Floyd and Sal Regla; cover by Brian Bolland


In stores November 19. Kicking off a new story arc that reveals a major secret from Bane's past and guest stars Nightwing, Robin, Batgirl, and Oracle! Batman's decision to help Bane walk the path of the angels may come back to haunt him, as Bane has resurfaced in the Himalayas targeting the remnants of a Kobra base containing potentially devastating weapons. Batman must gather his allies in an attempt to stop Bane from locating the motherlode! And in the back-up, "Riddle Me This," Judd Winick (OUTSIDERS, CAPER), Whilce Portacio (STORMWATCH: TEAM ACHILLES) and Sal Regla (EXTINCTION EVENT) chronicle the Riddler's career of mayhem!


PC, 40 pg. $2.75

BATGIRL #46
Written by Dylan Horrocks; art by Rick Leonardi and Jesse Delperdang; painted cover by James Jean


In stores November 19. Guest-starring Oracle, with cameos by Batman and Nightwing! Batgirl seeks out the source of the new designer drug, Soul, that's bringing chaos to the streets of Gotham City. But when her investigation leads Cassandra to the "enhanced" street gang called The Lost Girls, Batgirl is suddenly thrust into battle against the one enemy she thought she'd never face: herself!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

BATGIRL: YEAR ONE TP
Written by Scott Beatty and Chuck Dixon; art and covers by Marcos Martin and Alvaro Lopez


In stores November 12. A look into the action-packed origin of the original Batgirl, Barbara Gordon! This volume collects the 9-issue miniseries that uncovered Gordon's transformation from average citizen into costumed super-heroine. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 224 pg. Trade paperback $17.95

BATMAN YEAR ONE TP - relist
Written by Frank Miller; art and cover by David Mazzucchelli


In stores November 12. Reoffered to coincide with BATGIRL: YEAR ONE TP. Following the overwhelming success of THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, Frank Miller collaborated with artist David Mazzucchelli (Daredevil: Born Again) on another classic tale of the Dark Knight - this time focusing on Batman's first year wearing the cape and the cowl.


FC, 104 pg. Trade Paperback $9.95

ROBIN: YEAR ONE TP - relist
Written by Chuck Dixon and Scott Beatty; art Javier Pulido, Marcos Martin and Robert Campanella; cover by Pulido and Campanella


In stores November 12. Reoffered to coincide with BATGIRL: YEAR ONE TP, this collection explores the earliest adventures of Dick Grayson, the first Robin. Batman gave Robin purpose, but the evil of the world would shape Dick's destiny. YEAR ONE is the tale of Robin's tragic beginning that shaped him into one of the world's greatest heroes!


FC, 200 pg. Trade Paperback $14.95

BATMAN ADVENTURES #8
Written by Dan Slott and Ty Templeton; art by Rick Burchett and Terry Beatty; cover by Kelsey Shannon


In stores November 19. Batman faces off against the Black Mask! Whose side will the deadly Phantasm take? Plus, in a brooding back-up story, Bruce reflects on the many masks he wears.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

BATMAN: THE ARROW, THE RING, AND THE BAT TP
Written by Dennis O'Neil; art by Greg Land and Dick Giordano and Sergio Cariello; painted cover by Jon Foster


In stores November 5. Green Arrow provides the focal point for two stories set early in the careers of Batman, Green Lantern and the Emerald Archer in this volume that collects LEGENDS OF THE DC UNIVERSE #7-9 and LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #127-131. Writer Dennis O'Neil contributes an introduction. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 192 pg. Trade paperback $19.95

BATMAN: CHILD OF DREAMS SC
Written by Kia Asamiya; translation by Max Allan Collins; art and painted cover by Asamiya


In stores November 12. Batman gets the manga treatment! It's a mammoth adventure by manga sensation Kia Asamiya featuring the World's Greatest Detective in action in both Gotham and Tokyo, locked in mortal combat with his greatest enemies! For more information, see the feature article.


B&W, 352 pg. Softcover $19.95

BATMAN: CITY OF LIGHT #2
Written by the Pander Brothers and Mark Paniccia; art by the Pander Brothers and Alvaro Lopez; cover by the Pander Brothers


In stores November 5. The new miniseries illuminating Gotham City continues! As a new Gotham rises, one madman threatens to tear it apart. His name is Purge, and his relentless attacks have thrown this new "City of Light" into chaos. And the one man who can save the day - the dark avenger who has always fought to save Gotham - is losing himself in an intense internal battle. Can Batman pull himself together?


FC, 32 pg. (2 of 8) $2.95

BATMAN: DEATH AND THE MAIDENS #4
Written by Greg Rucka; art and cover by Klaus Janson


In stores November 12. The final R'as al Ghul story continues! Bruce must weigh the cost of Ra's al Ghul's incredible offer and determine whether he can accept making a deal with the devil. Plus, we at last begin to learn the history behind Nyssa's war with Ra's. And Batman is confronted by the last person he ever imagined he'd see again!


FC, 32 pg. (4 of 9) $2.95

BATMAN: DETECTIVE #27 HC
Written by Michael Uslan; art and cover by Peter Snejbjerg


ELSEWORLDS. In stores November 19. Bruce Wayne becomes a member of a secret society of detectives to battle the decades-old criminal conspiracy that left him an orphan in this stunning original hardcover graphic novel! Babe Ruth, Teddy Roosevelt, Selina Kyle and others are just a few of the players in a Batman story unlike any before. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 96 pg. Hardcover $19.95

BATMAN: HUSH VOL. 2 HC
Written by Jeph Loeb; art and cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams


Advance-solicited; in stores December 3. The second half of the best-selling "Hush" storyline is collected in a handsome hardcover! This volume collects BATMAN #613-619, featuring a startling confrontation between the Dark Knight and the Joker, plus the shocking revelation of the identity of the enigmatic Hush himself! For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 192 pg. Hardcover $19.95

BIRDS OF PREY #61
Written by Gail Simone; art and cover by Ed Benes and Alex Lei


In stores November 19. In issue #60, Oracle made a shocking decision. Now Babs and Dinah must face the consequences! And to make matters worse, the Birds are hunted by their most powerful foe yet: the U.S. government!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

CATWOMAN #25
Written by Ed Brubaker; art by Paul Gulacy and Jimmy Palmiotti; cover by Hulacy


In stores November 26. New art team Paul Gulacy & Jimmy Palmiotti come aboard for a storyline that brings Catwoman back to Gotham City! Things in East End have taken a turn for the worse, and a gang war is brewing. You won't believe the deadly Batman foe brought in to contain the "feline problem!" For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

CATWOMAN: CROOKED LITTLE TOWN TP
Written by Ed Brubaker; art by Brad Rader, Cameron Stewart and Rick Burchett; cover by Michael Avon Oeming


In stores November 26. A volume collecting CATWOMAN #5-10 and CATWOMAN SECRET FILES, written by GOTHAM CENTRAL and DETECTIVE COMICS' Ed Brubaker! Holly uses her street-savvy skills to help Catwoman get to the bottom of a new spread of drugs - only to find herself in danger and ultimately wanted by the police! Plus, a new cover and story pencilled by Michael Avon Oeming (Powers)!


FC, 168 pg. Trade paperback $14.95

CATWOMAN: SELINA'S BIG SCORE SC - relist
Written and illustrated by Darwyn Cooke; pinups by Mike Allred, Shane Glines, Jaime Hernandez, Adam Hughes, Mike Mignola, Kevin Nowlan, Steranko, and Daniel Torres; painted cover by Cooke


In stores November 26. Reoffered to coincide with CATWOMAN: CROOKED LITTLE TOWN TP, a gorgeous softcover edition of the critically acclaimed original graphic novel. This tale takes place just prior to CATWOMAN #1, as Selina is presumed dead and desperate for cash. Can her assembled crew of thieves pull off one big heist?


FC, 96 pg. Softcover $17.95

GOTHAM CENTRAL #13
Written by Ed Brubaker and Greg Rucka; art and cover by Michael Lark


In stores November 12. The shadow of the Joker crosses the GCPD! A lone sniper terrorizes Gotham City, and the detectives are always one step behind. As word of the crisis hits the media, panic starts to spread, making the police's job that much harder…and when it becomes apparent that the Joker may be involved, the city turns into a powder keg, ready to blow!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

HARLEY QUINN #38
Written by A.J. Lieberman; art by Charles Adlard; cover by Scott Morse


In stores November 5. It's the final issue for the Cupid of Crime, and she's going down in flames! The apparent arrest of the Joker in Gotham sends Harley spiraling down a path of paranoia, and it appears the Joker has turned the tables on Harley again.


FC, 32 pg. Final issue $2.50

NIGHTWING #87
Written by Devin Grayson; art and cover by Patrick Zircher and Andy Owens


In stores November 12. Blockbuster turns up the heat in his personal war against Nightwing! But when danger strikes close to home, will Dick Grayson's life ever be the same? Don't miss a defining moment in the life of Nightwing!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

ROBIN #120
Written by Jon Lewis; art by Pete Woods and Andrew Pepoy; cover by Jo Chen


In stores November 19. Robin must confront the dark fact that someone in the ranks is going to turn traitor in the years to come, plunging Gotham into a deadly war between heroes and vigilantes. If Robin doesn't learn the traitor's identity fast, he'll be relegated to spectator as the world he knows goes to Hell in a handbasket.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

DC UNIVERSE: SUPERMAN

ACTION COMICS #809
Written by Joe Kelly; art by Pascual Ferry and Cam Smith; cover by Ferry


In stores November 5. Who killed Jack Ryder? While on vacation with Lois, Clark becomes the prime suspect in a murder mystery. Since he was in action as Superman, he's the only one without an alibi!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #622
Written by Joe Casey; art by Derec Aucoin; cover by Kevin Nowlan


In stores November 12. The chilling prophecy of the Minuteman comes to pass as children are turning to insects! Meanwhile, Superman finds himself battling the Anti-Angelica in both his world and theirs!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

SUPERMAN #199
Written by Steven T. Seagle; art and cover by Scott McDaniel and Andy Owens


In stores November 26. The true origins of the new Supergirl are explored, as the city of Metropolis goes crazy!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #4
Written by Jeph Loeb; art and cover by Ed McGuinness and Dexter Vines


In stores November 26. DC's newest hit series continues! Captain Atom gathers the team of heroes hand-picked by President Luthor to bring in the fugitive Superman and Batman. And they're just the first wave of the attack!


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

Look for Superman's appearance in SUPERMAN/THUNDERCATS, offered elsewhere in the DC section of Previews.

SMALLVILLE #5
Written by Mark Verheiden and Clint Carpenter; art by Tom Derenick, Adam DeKraker, Pete Woods and Ron Randall; cover by John Van Fleet


In stores November 19. A special issue bridging the gap between Seasons 2 and 3! Learn where Clark Kent went when he sped off on his motorcycle to Metropolis, and exactly what he did when he got to the big city. Plus, a backup tale revealing the fate of Whitney, Lana's old boyfriend.


FC, 48 pg. $3.95

SUPERMAN: BIRTHRIGHT #5 (of 12)
Written by Mark Waid; art and cover by Leinil Yu and Gerry Alanguilan


In stores November 5. It's Superman vs. the anti-terrorism weapons of Metropolis! Is this strange visitor a bigger danger to the city than Superman himself?


FC, 32 pg. (5 of 12) $2.95

SUPERMAN: THE KANSAS SIGHTING #1
Written by J.M. DeMatteis; art and cover by Jamie Tolagson


In stores November 19. A 2-issue Prestige miniseries exposing Jor-El's early trips to Earth via Kryptonian "UFOs"! Surely Jor-El wouldn't have sent his only son to Earth without thoroughly checking the planet, right? Could he have sent probes to our world? Perhaps he even kidnapped Earth inhabitants for study? Superman wrestles with the guilt of knowing his father may have done these things to protect him…and a team of UFOlogists who remember and research a UFO landing called "The Kansas Sighting" are out to prove that it is connected to the first appearance of the Man of Steel! For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 64 pg. Prestige Format (1 of 2) $6.95

SUPERMAN: METROPOLIS #10
Written by Chuck Austen; art by Teddy Kristiansen; cover by Ashley Wood


In stores November 19. A day at the zoo in Metropolis is no picnic, as Killgrave has gained control of the Tech and let the inmates loose. Jimmy Olsen and the Creeper will have to fight to stay alive in this urban jungle!


FC, 32 pg. (10 of 12) $2.95

SUPERMAN & BATMAN: GENERATIONS III #11
Written and illustrated by John Byrne; cover by Byrne


ELSEWORLDS. In stores November 12. It's the 29th century, and Lois Lane and Lana Lang have just arrived without a clue as to how they got there! Join them as they search for the only person they know they can trust: the adult Superboy…who left Earth hundreds of years ago!


FC, 32 pg. (11 of 12) $2.95

DC UNIVERSE

AQUAMAN #12
Written by Rick Veitch; art by Yvel Guichet and Mark Propst; cover by Howard Porter


In stores November 12. The conflict between Aquaman and The Thirst reaches its climax! The action-soaked first year of AQUAMAN concludes with a final battle that will leave Aquaman changed forever and have a dramatic effect on the city of Atlantis.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

AQUAMAN: THE WATER BEARER TP
Written by Rick Veitch; art by Yvel Guichet, Mark Propst, Norm Breyfogle, Joshua Hood, Dietrich Smith, Dennis Janke and Sean Parsons; cover by J.G. Jones


In stores November 26. It's Aquaman as you've never seen him, in a trade paperback collecting AQUAMAN #1-4 and the lead story from AQUAMAN SECRET FILES! In the aftermath of the Obsidian Age, Aquaman is now hated by his former subjects and exiled from the life-giving ocean he once called home. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 128 pg. Trade paperback $12.95

BAD GIRLS #4
Written by Steve Vance; art by Christine Norrie and Daniel Krall; cover by Darwyn Cooke


In stores November 5. The Bad Girls of San Narciso High attend a funeral for a friend - or at least a cremation for a cohort. And just as Lauren is learning to like her spiffy new mind-reading ability, she discovers a depressing downside to it: It's not always fun to find out what other people really think of you, especially boys! Plus, the mysterious Men in Suits are revealed as secret agents. Hollywood agents!


FC, 32 pg. (4 of 6) $2.50

CAPER #2
Written by Judd Winick; art and cover by Farel Dalrymple


In stores November 26. The 12-issue maxiseries by Judd Winick (OUTSIDERS, GREEN ARROW) blazing into San Francisco's crime scene at the turn of the century continues! Hitman Jacob Weiss is on the wrong side of a love triangle. The woman Jacob loves is being pursued by the mob boss he works for…the same mob boss who just had her husband killed! It's the late 1890s, and the streets of San Francisco will run with blood before everything is settled…


FC, 32 pg. (2 of 12) $2.95

CINNAMON: EL CICLO #4
Written by Jen Van Meter; art by Francisco Paronzini and Robert Campanella; cover by Howard Chaykin


In stores November 19. A south L.A. slum that's home to a family of runaways goes up in flames, revealing a big secret. That's when the modern-day gunslinger Cinnamon calls in her cavalry of showgirls, enforcers…and one extremely unlikely ally.


FC, 32 pg. (4 of 5) $2.50

THE DEMON: DRIVEN OUT #3


Written by Joshua Dysart; art by Pop Mhan and Art Thibert; cover by Mhan


In stores November 12. Etrigan has found a new home with the Yakuza! Freed by an act of technological alchemy, the Demon is quick to make a bad situation worse by sparking a bloodbath on the turf of a black-sheep branch of the Yakuza. And as an enforcer from Tokyo makes his own power play, Jason Blood reveals how he drove his Demon out…


FC, 32 pg. (3 of 6) $2.50

DR. FATE #4
Written by Christopher Golden; art by Don Kramer and Prentis Rollins; cover by Paul Rivoche


In stores November 12. The situation in Salem has gone from worse to Apocalyptic as the evil influence of The Curse spreads! The Tower of Fate has fallen into the hands of a servant of Chaos, and so has the beautiful Caitln Bibeau. Salem's mystics do everything in their power to contain the evil, but will it be enough to stem the tide of horror as Doctor Fate lies broken and bleeding, his destruction near at hand!


FC, 32 pg. (4 of 5) $2.50

EMPIRE #5
Written by Mark Waid; art by Barry Kitson and James Pascoe; cover by Kitson


In stores November 26. A surprising key player in the Empire's rise to power is revealed, dividing Golgoth's attention between engineering the future and avenging the past! Golgoth neither forgives nor forgets…as one of those closest to him is about to find out!


MATURE READERS


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

FALLEN ANGEL #5
Written by Peter David; art by David Lopez and Fernando Blanco; cover by Brian Stelfreeze


In stores November 12. "Little Better Than A Beast," Part 3 of 4. Lee forms an uneasy alliance with Slate, who points her in the right direction to locate the killer. Plus, Black Mariah returns to town shrouded in an air of mystery…


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE FLASH #204
Written by Geoff Johns; art and cover by Alberto Dose


In stores November 26. "Ignition," Part 4 of 6. As the rash of police officers frozen to death continues, someone close to Wally West becomes the next target! Trying to come to grips with who and what he is, our hero goes on the hunt for Captain Cold - the most wanted man in Keystone City - hoping to stop him before another cop is put "on ice!"


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

FORMERLY KNOWN AS THE JUSTICE LEAGUE #5
Written by Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis; art and cover by Kevin Maguire and Joe Rubinstein


In stores November 5. Because Keith Giffen demanded it...Manga Khan is back! After the events at Roulette's underground fight club, Captain Atom is down for the count…just when the former heroes of the JLI need him most. Now the League's only hope may rest in a furry, former Green Lantern…that's right, gang, it's the return of G'nort!


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

GREEN ARROW #32
Written by Judd Winick; art by Manuel Garcia and Steve Bird; cover by Brian Bolland


In stores November 12. In the aftermath of "Straight Shooter," Oliver Queen is forced to ponder the momentous events that have befallen him while he heals. That means Roy (a.k.a. Arsenal) has to get Connor (a.k.a. Green Arrow II, Oliver's ever-questioning son) out of Ollie's hair. And that means a night out on the town for the boys - with a bevy of strippers and gun-toting hoodlums! Featuring guest art by Manuel Garcia and Steve Bird!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

GREEN ARROW: ARCHER'S QUEST HC
Written by Brad Meltzer; art and cover by Phil Hester and Ande Parks


In stores November 26. A stunning new hardcover collecting GREEN ARROW #16-21 written by New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer! The Emerald Archer is back from the dead, and with his adopted son Arsenal in tow, he's setting off on an adventure that will test his courage and bring formerly hidden facets of the Green Arrow legend to light. Featuring an introduction by Senator Patrick Leahy, a foreword by Greg Rucka (WONDER WOMAN), Meltzer's original notes to the series, and the script to issue #16. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 176 pg. Hardcover $19.95

GREEN ARROW: QUIVER TP - relist
Written by Kevin Smith; art by Phil Hester and Ande Parks; painted cover by Matt Wagner


In stores November 26. Reoffered to coincide with GREEN ARROW: ARCHER'S QUEST HC. Screenwriter and director Kevin Smith (Clerks, Dogma), successfully resurrects one of the world's classic heroes! In this softcover edition of the original hardcover collecting issues #1-10, Green Arrow reemerges after years of being presumed dead. But many of his old allies want to know how he survived an airplane explosion and where he's been.


FC, 232 pg. Trade Paperback $17.95

GREEN LANTERN #171
Written by Ben Raab; art by James Bosch and Rodney Ramos; cover by Keron Grant


In stores November 26. New penciller James Bosch (AQUAMAN) jumps on board as the 5-part story arc "Wanted" begins! Kyle Rayner's crusade to restore order to Sector 2814 takes a dangerous turn when he goes undercover to infiltrate the Black Circle Syndicate and destroy this interplanetary mafia from within! For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

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


In stores November 5. Reoffered to coincide with the GREEN LANTERN: HAL JORDAN STATUE solicited in Previews Vol. XIII, #5, the retelling of Hal Jordan's origin! How did Hal Jordan, now the Spectre, start his career as a Green Lantern? Learn the story behind Hal's rise to prominence is this classic tale.


FC, 144 pg. Trade Paperback $14.95

HAWKMAN #21
Written by Geoff Johns; art by Rags Morales and Michael Bair; painted cover by John Watson


In stores November 5. Headless corpses litter the streets of St. Roch, and the trail of skulls and blood leads to the mysterious creature known as the Headhunter! The dark and deadly truth between the Hawk's newest adversary and his ties to the city of St. Roch are revealed. But how can Hawkman defeat a man-creature even more steeped in the art of war than he is?


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

H-E-R-O #10
Written by Will Pfeifer; art by Kano; painted cover by John Van Fleet


In stores November 12. "A World Made of Glass," Part 2 of 2. Lesson One in Gotham City is "don't screw with the Joker, or the punchline could be your death." Would-be supervillain Tony Finch, who now has the H-E-R-O device, learned that lesson the hard way years ago…but people don't forget a thing like that in Gotham…not for a long, long time. Now that Tony's dabbling in the super-villain game, will he wind up on top of the heap, or fitted for one of the special jackets they hand out at Arkham?


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

iCANDY #3
Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning; art by Kalman Andrasofszky; cover by Scott Iwahashi


In stores November 19. Matt's sister Candy is back with the power of a videogame character - and the trouble has just begun! On the run from Korben and a group of mysterious government agents, Matt and Candy are ambushed by an even deadlier menace: the Bitmaps! Will they hold a clue to the origins of Candy, the girl who has become a flesh-and-blood video game character?


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

JLA #90
Written by Joe Kelly; art by ChrisCross and Tom Nguyen; cover by Doug Mahnke and Nguyen


In stores November 26. Ever since that fateful kiss during the Obsidian Age saga, readers have been clamoring for Batman and Wonder Woman to resolve their conflicted feelings for each other…and this is the issue where it happens, for better or worse!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

Don't miss the JLA in JLA/AVENGERS #3, solicited in the Marvel section of this month's Previews.

JLA: LIBERTY AND JUSTICE
Written by Paul Dini; art and cover by Alex Ross


In stores November 19. The original members of the classic Justice League are back in an original graphic novel told in sequential comic-book storytelling by Emmy Award-winning writer Paul Dini and Eisner Award-winning painter Alex Ross! The JLA must confront a threat from space in the form of a deadly space-borne virus that sets off a chain reaction of worldwide fear and panic. Soon the JLA itself is under suspicion. Are they ultimately responsible for this alien danger? Can the JLA keep the world from tearing itself apart? For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 96 pg. Oversized softcover (10" x 13") $9.95

JLA: SECRET ORIGINS OVERSIZED SC - relist
Written by Paul Dini; painted art and cover by Alex Ross


In stores November 19. Reoffered to coincide with JLA: LIBERTY AND JUSTICE, this oversized one-shot features DC's greatest icons: Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, the Flash, Aquaman, Martian Manhunter, Green Arrow, the Atom, Hawkman & Hawkgirl, Plastic Man, and Captain Marvel! This graphic album includes eight all-new double-page origin spreads, plus a brand-new 5-page framing sequence. Also included: exclusive interviews with the creators and reprints of classic Alex Ross artwork.


FC, 48 pg. Oversized Softcover (10" x 13 1/2") $7.95

BATMAN: WAR ON CRIME OVERSIZED SC - relist
Written by Paul Dini; painted art and cover by Alex Ross


In stores November 19. Relisted to coincide with JLA: LIBERTY AND JUSTICE, the second entry in the acclaimed series of tabloid one-shots by the award-winning team of Dini and Ross features the Dark Knight and his war on crime - both on the streets of Gotham and in its shining corporate towers. For any one man to end crime is a near-impossible task. For Batman, it is his life work…an all-consuming obsession.


SC, 64 pg. 10" x 13 1/2" Oversized Softcover $9.95

SHAZAM!: POWER OF HOPE OVERSIZED SC - relist
Written by Paul Dini; painted art and cover by Alex Ross


In stores November 19. Relisted to coincide with JLA: LIBERTY AND JUSTICE, the third entry in the acclaimed series of tabloid one-shots by the award-winning team of Dini and Ross stars Captain Marvel, as he makes wishes come true for the children of a local hospital. But our hero takes a direct hand upon meeting a boy who has been injured by domestic violence. Deeply affected by the encounter, our story shows just how human the World's Mightiest Mortal truly is.


SC, 64 pg. 10" x 13 1/2" Oversized Softcover $9.95

SUPERMAN: PEACE ON EARTH OVERSIZED SC - relist
Written by Paul Dini; painted art and cover by Alex Ross


In stores November 19. Relisted to coincide with JLA: LIBERTY AND JUSTICE, the first entry in the acclaimed series of tabloid one-shots by the award-winning team of Dini and Ross features the Man of Steel. As the holiday season approaches, Superman reflects on the poverty suffered throughout the world and decides to use his vast power to feed the starving and impoverished masses.


SC, 64 pg. 10" x 13 1/2" Oversized Softcover $9.95

JLA-Z #3 (of 3)
Written by Mike McAvennie; art by Drew Johnson, Phil Jimenez, Rick Burchett, Pia Guerra, Todd Nauck, Shane Davis, Jennifer Graves, Ray Snyder, Lary Stucker, Rob Stull, Jose Marzan Jr., and various; cover by Jimenez


In stores November 26. The miniseries showcasing DC's greatest heroes concludes! Profiling the DC characters prominently featured in JLA/AVENGERS, this issue spans from the Martian Manhunter to Zatanna, illustrated by some of the greatest artists working in comics today and topped with the final piece of a triptych cover by Phil Jimenez (WONDER WOMAN, New X-Men).


FC, 32 pg. (3 of 3) $2.50

JSA #54
Written by Geoff Johns; art by Don Kramer and Keith Champagne; cover by Carlos Pacheco and Jsus Merio.


In stores November 12. The JLA guest-stars in a follow-up to last year's hardcover hit graphic novel: JLA/JSA: VIRTUE AND VICE. It's that time of the year again - Thanksgiving - and the JLA ventures once again to the JSA's Headquarters to give thanks...thanks that these teams don't get together more often! Pull up a seat and join in on the fun-spirited day. Guest-starring Superman, Batman, Green Arrow, the Atom and many more!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

JSA: ALL-STARS #7 (of 8)
Written by Geoff Johns, David S. Goyer, and Michael Chabon; art by Dave Ross, Anibal Rodriguez, and Michael Lark; cover by John Cassaday and Mark Lewis


In stores November 5. A special extra-sized issue featuring a back-up tale by Pulitzer Prize-winning writer Michael Chabon The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier and Klay)! In the lead story, the modern day Mr. Terrific finds himself under surveillance by D.E.O. Agents. Wanting to get to the bottom of it, Mr. Terrific confronts Director Bones and discovers a few things that will challenge the smartest man alive and shake him to the very core of his soul! Plus, Michael Chabon and Michael Lark (GOTHAM CENTRAL) weave a 16-page tale revolving around the Golden Age Mr. Terrific and his troublesome brother.


FC, 40 pg. (7 of 8) $3.50

THE JUSTICE SOCIETY RETURNS! TP
Written by David S. Goyer, James Robinson, Geoff Johns, Mark Waid, Ron Marz, Chuck Dixon, and Tom Peyer; art by Chris Weston, Russ Heath, Stephen Sadowski, Michael Lark, William Rosado, Aaron Lopresti, Peter Snejbjerg, and various; cover by Dave Johnson


In stores November 5. Collecting the massive 1999 crossover that brought the JSA back to the DC Universe! The Justice Society takes on the interdimensional threat known as Stalker in this trade paperback that reprints ALL-STAR COMICS #1 and 2, ADVENTURE COMICS #1, ALL-AMERICAN COMICS #1, NATIONAL COMICS #1, SENSATION COMICS #1, SMASH COMICS #1, STAR SPANGLED COMICS #1, and THRILLING COMICS #1. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 256 pg. Trade paperback $19.95

JSA: JUSTICE BE DONE TP - relist
Written by James Robinson and David S. Goyer; art by Stephen Sadowski, Scott Benefiel, Derec Aucoin, Michael Bair, and Mark Propst; cover by Sadowski and Bair


In stores November 5. Reoffered to coincide with THE JUSTICE SOCIETY RETURNS! TP, this handsome collection reveals the first adventures of the new JSA, reprinted from JSA #1-5 and JSA Secret Files #1.


FC, 144 pg. Trade paperback $14.95

JUSTICE LEAGUE ADVENTURES #25
Written by Ken Rothstein; art and cover by Chris Jones and Dan Davis


In stores November 5. With the second season of Justice League getting underway on Cartoon Network, the excitement doesn't stop as we present our first 2-part story! Join the action as the world's greatest super-heroes are mysteriously transported to the planet Rann to meet the strange adventurer Adam Strange!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

THE LEGION #26
Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning; art by Chris Batista and Chip Wallace; cover by Tony Harris and Tom Feister


In stores November 12. "Foundations" continues with Part 2 of 6 as THE LEGION ships biweekly! As Superboy and the revived Live Wire try to assimilate to all that has happened to them, the Legion finds itself battling Darkseid's servants. Meanwhile, Dreamer attempts to investigate the various time anomalies, but if her power fails…there is no future!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE LEGION #27
Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning; art by Chris Batista and Chip Wallace; cover by Tony Harris and Tom Feister


In stores November 26. "Foundations," Part 3 of 6. Superboy makes his first public appearance as religious fervor ramps up and Worshippers of Darkness attack the Church of the Last Son. Plus, Brainiac discovers the apocalyptic secret behind Darkseid's bravura scheme.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE LEGION SECRET FILES 3003
Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning; art by Leonard Kirk, Tony Harris, Robin Riggs, and Tom Feister; cover by Harris


In stores November 19. For the first time ever, a Secret Files one-shot uses its full length to tell one story: a profile of the 31st century's greatest heroes! Reflecting the exciting events unfolding in the "Foundations" storyline, discover the Legion's secrets in a tale - written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning with art by Leonard Kirk (JSA) & Robin Riggs (SUPERGIRL) - that delves into what the public knows, and doesn't know about their champions (including more clues about the newest Legionnaire, Superboy!). Worked into the framework of the story are pinups of the Legion's members by LEGION cover artists Tony Harris and Tom Feister! It's a treat for Legion fans of any era!


FC, 48 pg. $4.95

LOBO UNBOUND #6
Written by Keith Giffen; art by Alex Horley, Kevin Maguire and Bill Wray; painted cover by Horley


In stores November 19. It's a fight to the finish between the Main Man and Bling Bling! Who'll be left standing to collect the biggest bounty of them all? Don't you wish you knew…?


MATURE READERS


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

LOBO UNBOUND #4
Written by Keith Giffen; art by Alex Horley and Andy Kuhn; painted cover by Horley


Resolicited; In stores November 19. On the lawless planet of Dhabba Dhu, Bling-Bling the bounty hunter ain't the only one who's about to mess with Lobo's assassination plans. The other one's got antennae! Yep, you guessed it: The mighty Ambush Bug is back in an outrageous sequence by Andy Kuhn (Firebreather, Spider-Man Unlimited)! Retailers please note: This issue is resolicited. All previous orders have been cancelled. LOBO UNBOUND #5 and #6 will ship on a bi-monthly schedule.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. (4 of 6) $2.95

OUTSIDERS #6
Written by Judd Winick; art by ChrisCross and Sean Parsons; cover by Michael Golden


In stores November 19. The Outsiders are on the heels of Brother Blood in an issue featuring guest art by ChrisCross and Sean Parsons! As the team attempts to shut down Blood's global satellite-activation system before he's able to activate his sleeper agents, an act of kindness could end the life of a hero.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

REIGN OF THE ZODIAC #4
Written by Keith Giffen; art by Colleen Doran and Bob Wiacek; cover by Tony Harris


In stores November 26. In a race to capture the illicit lovers who've escaped to Earth, the Houses of Aries, Capricorn and Virgo all rush for access to a powerful Boot Portal. Their desperation takes them to the most lawless part of Eidolon: the free zone known only as the Brace.


FC, 32 pg. $2.75

TEEN TITANS #5
Written by Geoff Johns; art and cover by Mike McKone and Marlo Alquiza


In stores November 12. Infighting reaches a whole new level with the Teen Titans as they struggle to save what's left of their team and friendship from Deathstroke! Plus, what does Ares want with Wonder Girl?


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

TEEN TITANS GO! #1
Written by J. Torres, art by Todd Nauck and Lary Stucker; cover by Dave Bullock


In stores November 26. It's Cartoon Network's hottest new super-team! Join Robin and his band of teenage heroes: the brave Cyborg, funny guy Beast Boy, the nave but seriously hot (and way powerful) Starfire, and the moody goth-girl Raven as they battle for truth, justice and pizza! For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

WONDER WOMAN #198
Written by Greg Rucka; art by Drew Johnson and Ray Snyder; cover by Phil Noto


In stores November 19. Part 3 of "Down to Earth" finds Diana's enemies attacking ever closer to Wonder Woman and her friends! As the gods themselves respond to Wonder Woman's book, Diana's earthbound foes mount offensives of their own. And while her allies attempt to protect her reputation, Wonder Woman makes the shocking discovery that one of her dearest friends has been abducted!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

DC: BEYOND THE UNIVERSE

ELFQUEST ARCHIVES VOL. 1 HC
Written by Wendy and Richard Pini; art and cover by Wendy Pini


In stores November 26. Don't miss the first in a series of ELFQUEST ARCHIVES! The classic "Fire & Flight" story is presented with new lettering and color in this 216-page volume reprinting the first five issues of the original ElfQuest series. Plus, a short story by Wendy Pini set during this time period never previously collected! Featuring a new cover by Wendy and an introduction by best-selling fantasy novelist Mercedes Lackey (Joust). For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 216 pg. Hardcover $49.95

ELFQUEST: WOLFRIDER VOL. 2 TP
Written by Richard Pini, Christy Marx and Terry Collins; art by Wendy Pini, Jeff Zugale, Delfin Barral, Al Nickerson, Debbie Hayes, Paul Abrams, Steve Blevins, Craig Taillefer, and Sonny Strait; cover by Wendy Pini


In stores November 12. The second in a series of compact-sized trade paperbacks retelling the majestic ElfQuest saga in chronological order! Bearclaw's final days are recounted, leading to Cutter's assumption of the role of tribal chief. Featuring a new cover by Wendy Pini! For more information, see the feature article.


B&W, 216 pg. Trade Paperback (5" x 7 3/8") $9.95

SGT. ROCK ARCHIVES VOL. 2 HC
Written bu Bob Kanigher; art by Joe Kubert, Russ Heath and Irv Novick; cover by Kubert


In stores November 12. The legendary war hero is back in a second hardcover archive that collects OUR ARMY AT WAR # 97-110, originally published in 1960-1961! Witness the evolution of Sgt. Rock, as the stories take on a more mature, evolved tone. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 216 pg. Hardcover $49.95

THE SPIRIT ARCHIVES VOL. 12 HC
Written and illustrated by Will Eisner; cover by Eisner


In stores November 12. The master returns to the work that made him a legend! This Archive collects Spirit sections originally published between January 6, 1946 and June 30, 1946, following Will Eisner's honorable discharge from the U.S. Army. His work here exhibits the bold confidence and breakthrough storytelling that influenced many comic-book creators who followed him! Plus, an introduction by Denis Kitchen. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 216 pg. Hardcover $49.95

A CONTRACT WITH GOD AND OTHER TENEMENT STORIES SC - relist
Written and illustrated by Will Eisner; cover by Will Eisner


In stores November 12. Reoffered to coincide with THE SPIRIT ARCHIVES VOL. 12 HC, a collection widely considered to be the first true graphic novel, originally printed in 1978.


FC, 200 pg. Trade paperback (9" x 5 3/4") $12.95

CARTOON CARTOONS #24
Written by Jesse McCann and Michael Kraiger; art by Scott Underwood, Angus Bungay, Gary Fields, Jeff Albrecht, and Neal Sternecky ; cover by Dan Day


In stores November 26. Cow and Chicken go on a treasure hunt. Ed Edd & Eddy explore the sewers of suburbia. And the Grim Reaper helps Mandy with a history test!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

LOONEY TUNES #108
Written by Jesse McCann, Earl Kress, Bobbi Weiss and Scott Cunningham; art by Robert Pope, David Alvarez, Mike deCarlo, Neal Sternecky and Scott McRae; cover by Leo Batic & Ruben Torreiro


In stores November 5. Foghorn Leghorn plays barnyard detective. Bugs Bunny busts up Yosemite Sam's motorbike rally. And Charlie Dog picks Santa to be his master!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

THE POWERPUFF GIRLS #44
Written by Sean Carolan & Jennifer Moore; art by Phil Moy; cover by Moy


In stores November 19. It's Townsville's cutest talking canine versus Townsville's freakiest super-powered feline in "Reigning Cats and Dogs!"


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

SCOOBY-DOO #78
Written by Terrance Griep, Jr. and Rurik Tyler; art by Joe Staton and Dave Hunt; cover by Staton and Hunt


In stores November 12. A ghostly gold miner stakes his claim up on Superstition Mountain! Plus, the Mystery Inc. gang goes dragon-hunting!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

SCOOBY-DOO VOL. 1: YOU MEDDLING KIDS! TP
Written by Terrance Griep, Jr., Chris Duffy, Barbara Slate, Sam Henderson, Dan Slott; art by Ned Sonntag, Ivan Brunetti, Ernie Coln, Tim Harkins, Joe Staton, Bob Smith, Gary Fields, and Andrew Pepoy; cover by Glenn Barr


In stores November 5. Continuing the new line of manga-sized trade paperbacks! Join Scooby, Shaggy, Daphne, Fred, and Velma as they fight against a seemingly never-ending tide of supernatural flim-flammery! This volume collects SCOOBY-DOO #1-5. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 112 pg. Trade Paperback (5 1/8" x 7 9/16") $6.95

SCOOBY DOO VOL. 2: RUH ROH! TP
Written by Terrance Griep, Jr., Chris Duffy, Matt Wayne, Michael Kraiger, and Michael Kupperman; art by Ernie Coln, Tim Harkins, Bob Smith, Joe Staton, and Andrew Pepoy; cover by Staton


In stores November 5. Continuing the new line of manga-sized trade paperbacks! This volume collects SCOOBY-DOO #6-10. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 112 pg. Trade Paperback (5 1/8" x 7 9/16") $6.95

WILDSTORM

ARROWSMITH #5
Written by Kurt Busiek; art and cover by Carlos Pacheco and Jess Merio


CLIFFHANGER. In stores November 19. The fantasy-adventure takes a new and dangerous twist as the first ARROWSMITH miniseries blazes toward its explosive conclusion! Fletcher Arrowsmith has been hearing about atrocities since the war began. Now he finds out the truth. Caught in the middle of a horrifying attack with a deadly, sorcerous super-weapon, he learns the full horror that comes with the carnage, both in terms of human life and even greater, more dangerous losses. Even if he lives through, it, he'll be forever changed - and so will the world!


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

ASTRO CITY: LOCAL HEROES #5
Written by Kurt Busiek; art Brent Anderson and painted cover by Alex Ross


HOMAGE COMICS. In stores November 26. LOCAL HEROES comes to a shattering, unsettling conclusion with a look at the nature of heroism, of reality itself, and at what went wrong in Astro City in the 1970s! The Blue Knight is on the loose, the bodies are piling up, and a young lawyer is caught up in the case of a lifetime - a case that could end his life.


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

THE AUTHORITY #7
Written by Robbie Morrison; art and cover by Dwayne Turner and Sal Regla


EYE OF THE STORM. In stores November 5. The Church of Transcendence has made the first move against the world's religious centers, preaching their brand of salvation while laying waste to entire cities. It's the Authority's turn for retaliation…but this religious conflict is a marketing war as much as it's a contest of champions. Are our heroes' reputations strong enough to withstand intense, worldwide scrutiny?


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

DANGER GIRL: VIVA LAS DANGER
Written by Andy Hartnell and J. Scott Campbell; art by Phil Noto; covers by Noto and Campbell


CLIFFHANGER! In stores November 12. The creative team that brought you DANGER GIRL: HAWAIIAN PUNCH sends Abbey Chase and fellow Danger Girls Sydney Savage and "Silicon" Valerie to Sin City! All they want is to get a little R & R, but it's just not in the cards. So when the gambling mecca is taken over, the Danger Girls, along with ultra-cool guest spy Johnny Barracuda, must spring into action! For more information, see the feature article. Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. All orders will be filled with covers by Phil Noto (50%) and J. Scott Campbell (50%).


FC, 48 pg. $4.95

DANGER GIRL: HAWAIIAN PUNCH - relist
Written by J. Scott Campbell and Andy Hartnell; painted art and cover by Phil Noto; variant cover by Campbell


CLIFFHANGER! In stores November 12. Reoffered to coincide with DANGER GIRL: VIVA LAS DANGER. Campbell, Hartnell and Noto take Abbey Chase, Sydney Savage, Valerie, and Deuce to new heights of thrills and intrigue, as the Danger Girls go...on vacation? Well, it starts out like that, anyway. Lots of all the things that DANGER GIRL fans love: sexy girls and serious action! Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. All orders will be filled with covers by Phil Noto (50%) and J. Scott Campbell (50%).


FC, 48 pg. $4.95

EXTINCTION EVENT #5
Written by Robert Weinberg; art and cover by Brett Booth and Sal Regla


In stores November 5. The earth-shattering conclusion to the story of humanity's struggle for survival! The humans strike back as the two races pit their technologies against each other. Lt. Cornelius' computer finally has deciphered the dinosaurs' code and unlocked all of their secrets. But will the human race prevail?


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

GEN13 #15
Written by Chris Claremont; art by Ramn F. Bachs and Sandra Hope; cover by Al Garza and Carlos D'Anda


In stores November 12. The mystery of Caitlin's past deepens with a horrific massacre at a top-secret government facility and the return of an entity responsible for the deaths of the original GEN13 members. At the same time, Ja'Nelle, Gwen and Hamza confront the threat of the Clique!


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

KAMIKAZE #2
Written by Humberto Ramos, Olallo Rubio and Francisco Herrera; art and cover by Herrera and Carlos Cuevas


CLIFFHANGER. In stores November 19. The extreme action miniseries continues! Stone helps Andy discover his inner strength, but at what cost? Will Stone ever be good enough to be invited to the Kamikaze? And does he have the skills to survive if he is?


FC, 32 pg. (2 of 5) $2.95

POINT BLANK TP
Written by Ed Brubaker, art by Colin Wilson, painted cover by Simon Bisley.


EYE OF THE STORM. In stores November 5. The origin of SLEEPER's Holden Carver! This trade paperback collects POINT BLANK #1-5, featuring Cole Cash, a.k.a. Grifter of the WildCats, on a deadly mission that acts as a prologue to the critically lauded series SLEEPER. For more information, see the feature article.


MATURE READERS


FC, 128 pg. Trade paperback $14.95

THE POSSESSED #5
Written by Geoff Johns and Kris Grimminger; art and cover by Liam Sharp


CLIFFHANGER. In stores November 19. The peaceful town of Iron Wood has been possessed. As the Possessed find themselves separated, sacrifices are made, blood is spilled, and the horrifying truth behind the team's existence and the purpose of possessions is revealed.


MATURE READERS


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

ROBOTECH: FROM THE STARS TP
Written by Tommy Yune and Jay Faerber; art by Long Vo, Jim Lee, Carlos D'Anda, Al Garza, Lee Bermejo, Charles Park, Richard Friend, Sandra Hope, and Trevor Scott; cover by Vo


In stores November 5. The WildStorm series is reprinted for the first time, in handy digest-format! Reprinting ROBOTECH #0-6 and the ROBOTECH SOURCEBOOK, this collection is a must-have for fans of all ages! For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 176 pg. Trade paperback (5 1/8" x 7 9/16") $9.95

ROBOTECH: LOVE AND WAR #6
Written by Jay Faerber and Ken Siu-Chong; art by Long Vo, Charles Park, Jo Chen and Alan Tamm; covers by Vo and Chen


In stores November 5. The stunning conclusion! After defeating Miriya in a knife duel, Roy realizes there's something extraordinary about this green-haired girl…and asks her to marry him! Also, the premiere of Little White Dragon aboard the SDF-1 is a resounding success. But will that success spell doom for Rick and Minmay's relationship? Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. All orders will be filled with covers by Long Vo (50%) and Jo Chen (50%).


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

SLEEPER #11
Written by Ed Brubaker; art and painted cover by Sean Phillips


EYE OF THE STORM. In stores November 19. When a job goes wrong and a friend falls, Holden is captured. Now he must face up to the crimes he committed in the name of keeping his cover. But worst of all, no one will believe that he was actually a deep-cover operative the whole time - not even his ex-fiance. And the only man who can corroborate his story is lying in a coma!


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

STORMWATCH: TEAM ACHILLES #17
Written by Micah Ian Wright; art by C.P. Smith; cover by Michael Golden


EYE OF THE STORM. In stores November 12. The Citizen Soldier Saga continues! Santini and Team Achilles discover the location of Citizen Soldier's base of operations. But are they too late to stop him from killing the entire Supreme Court? Can Santini and crew survive their first full-blown battle with Citizen Soldier's Suiciders?


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

SUPERMAN/THUNDERCATS
Written by Judd Winick; art by Al Garza and Trevor Scott; covers by Garza & Scott and Ed McGuinness


In stores November 19. Earth's champion meets the galaxy's toughest 'Cats in a Special by Judd Winick, Al Garza and Trevor Scott! While attempting to stop Mumm-Ra's mutants from retrieving another Eye of Thundera from an alternate dimension, the Thundercats are hurled into Metropolis! Can the Man of Steel withstand a blow from the most powerful sword in the universe? For more information, see the feature article. Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. All orders will be filled with covers by Al Garza (50%) and Ed McGuinness (50%).


FC, 48 pg. $5.95

THUNDERCATS: HAMMERHAND'S REVENGE #2
Written by Fiona Avery; art by Carlos D'Anda; covers by D'Anda and Adam Warren


In stores November 12. Lion-O has been captured, and it's up to the rest of the Thundercats to rescue him! As they race through the Eternal Forest, they discover that all the stories about the magical forest are indeed true. Will they make it out of the forest alive? Who will save Lion-O? Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. All orders will be filled with covers by Carlos D'Anda (50%) and Adam Warren (50%).


FC, 32 pg. (2 of 5) $2.95

TWO-STEP #2
Written by Warren Ellis; art and cover by Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti


CLIFFHANGER. In stores November 12. Part 2 of the action-packed new miniseries by Warren Ellis! In this issue, the Quarry gang is ready to kill whoever took the case that contains Boss Quarry's most prized possession. They hire the services of Filthy Ron to go after Zenboy and Camgirl. Can they survive his attack? Will Camgirl meet her hit quota this month? And what is Filthy Ron doing to that two-door sedan?


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. (2 of 3) $2.95

WILDCATS Version 3.0 #16
Written by Joe Casey; art by Dustin Nguyen and Richard Friend; cover by


Nguyen and Rian Hughes.


EYE OF THE STORM. In stores November 26. You thought Zealot was the most dangerous Coda on Earth? Not anymore. As a mysterious new assassin sets out on the ultimate hit, the continuing actions of the Halo Corporation get the attention of certain government figures…including the President of the United States!


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

AMERICA'S BEST COMICS

THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN BOOK TWO HC
Written by Alan Moore; art and cover by Kevin O'Neill


In stores November 19. The hardcover collection of the rousing follow-up to one of the most beloved comics miniseries of our time! The distinguished cast of Victorian heroes - Allan Quatermain, Mina Harker, Captain Nemo, The Invisible Man, and Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde - once again answers the call of mother England to face the most unimaginable and fearsome foes ever: invaders from Mars! For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 228 pg. Hardcover $24.95

THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN BOOK ONE TP - relist
Written by Alan Moore; art and cover by Kevin O'Neill


In stores November 19. Reoffered to coincide with THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN BOOK TWO HC, this is a handsome softcover edition collecting the acclaimed initial miniseries by Messrs. Moore and O'Neill. Thrill to the immortal adventures of a marvelous collection of heroes recruited by the Empire in her hour of need.


FC, 192 pg. Trade Paperback $14.95

SMAX #4
Written by Alan Moore; art by Zander Cannon and Andrew Currie; cover by Zander Cannon


In stores November 19. The miniseries spinning out of TOP 10 continues! Neopolis police officer Jeff Smax and his partner Toybox are finally brought face-to-face with a monster from Smax's past: the hideous dragon known as Morningbright, killer of all things good and innocent. But things don't go well - and since Robyn's toys don't work on Smax's homeworld (a bit of information that comes at a most inopportune time), they go downright badly!


FC, 32 pg. (4 of 5) $2.95

VERTIGO

FABLES #19
Written by Bill Willingham; art by Mark Buckingham and Steve Leialoha; painted cover by James Jean


In stores November 12. A new storyline of espionage ignites when a hooded stranger comes to Fabletown asking a lot of questions. Meanwhile, Pinocchio is in over his head, Boy Blue is in for the shock of his life, and Snow White goes incognito…sort of, in "March of the Wooden Soldiers."


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

HELLBLAZER #190
Written by Mike Carey; art by Marcelo Frusin; painted cover by Tim Bradstreet


In stores November 26. Part 2 of a the 5-part "Staring at the Wall." With one of his reluctant allies dead before the battle is joined, the omens are bad for John's face-off with the shadow dog. But he hasn't even come close to imagining what's at stake for him, for Angie and for the world. And in the end, victory may be the one luxury he can't afford.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.75

HUMAN TARGET #4
Written by Peter Milligan; art and cover by Javier Pulido


In stores November 19. Part 1 of the 2-part "Take Me Out to the Ball Game." A violent gambling syndicate threatens the reputation of one of New York's most revered baseball teams. Assuming the identity of a major league baseball player, Christopher Chance enters the world of illegal gambling and drugs. But impersonating a man's identity is one thing - fooling 50,000 fans and millions of TV viewers expecting him to hit a major league fastball may be another…


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

THE LOSERS #6
Written by Andy Diggle; art and cover by Jock


In stores November 26. The all-action "Goliath" storyline reaches an incendiary climax. There's a quarter billion dollars on the line for the Losers, and it all comes down to a hellbent-for-leather race against time through the George Bush International Airport cargo terminal. Old scores are settled and new enemies and allegiances revealed as the Losers embark on a new path to hell…or redemption.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

LUCIFER #44
Written by Mike Carey; art by Peter Gross and Ryan Kelly; painted cover by Christopher Moeller


In stores November 19. Concluding the 3-part "Brothers in Arms." Sibling rivalry escalates as Lucifer confronts the wannabe Endless brothers, and an unlikely ally may be his only hope for survival. Meanwhile, Beatrice makes the ultimate sacrifice in the name of love and honor.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: THE FURIES SC
Written by Mike Carey; painted art and cover by John Bolton


In stores November 5. A softcover version of the original hardcover graphic novel. In the three years since Daniel left to fulfill his destiny as the new Sandman, Lyta Hall has suffered greatly from the loss of her only son. Now the bloodline that has made her kin to the Furies has taken over her senses…and her sanity. For more information, see the feature article.


MATURE READERS


FC, 96 pg. Softcover $17.95

TRANSMETROPOLITAN: THE CURE TP
Written by Warren Ellis; art by Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos; cover by Robertson


In stores November 19. The ninth volume of the complete collection of the acclaimed series, reprinting TRANSMETROPOLITAN #49-54. Jerusalem and his cohorts step up their investigation into President Callahan's misdeeds and turn up some startling evidence…not to mention a sole surviving witness to the President's depravity. But can they get the word out in time? For more information, see the feature article.


MATURE READERS


FC, 144 pg. Trade paperback $14.95

TRANSMETROPOLITAN: DIRGE TP - relist
Written by Warren Ellis; art by Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos; cover by Robertson


In stores November 19. Relisted to coincide with TRANSMETROPOLITAN: THE CURE TP. Collecting issues #43-48 of the groundbreaking VERTIGO title, TRANSMETROPOLITAN: DIRGE sees all hell breaking loose as a nameless sniper terrorizes the Print District and a raging superstorm clears the streets of The City in this eighth collection of writer Warren Ellis and artist Darick Robertson's acclaimed creation.


MATURE READERS


FC, 144 pg. Trade Paperback $14.95

Y: THE LAST MAN #16
Written by Brian K. Vaughan; art by Paul Chadwick and Jos Marzan, Jr.; painted cover by J.G. Jones


Resolicited; in stores November 5. Part 1 of the 2-part "Comedy & Tragedy," featuring guest penciller Paul Chadwick (Concrete). What might art and entertainment be like in a world without men? The female performers of the Fish & Bicycle Traveling Theater Company are here to show us. But what does this have to do with the last man on Earth? A monkey with a knife wound may hold the answer. Retailers note: This issue has been resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

PARADOX PRESS

ON THE ROAD TO PERDITION BOOK TWO: SANCTUARY
Written by Max Allan Collins; art by Steve Lieber; cover by Jos Luis Garci-Lopz


In stores November 19. The second of three untold tales from the graphic novel and Oscar-winning movie! Where will gangster Michael O'Sullivan - on the run with his young son - seek sanctuary from the vicious bounty hunters on his trail? For more information, see the feature article.


B&W, 96 pg. Paradox Compact Format (5 1/2" x 8") $7.95

ON THE ROAD TO PERDITION BOOK ONE: OASIS - relist
Written by Max Allan Collins; art and cover by Jos Luis Garca-Lpez and Josef Rubinstein


In stores November 19. Reoffered to coincide with ON THE ROAD TO PERDITION: SANCTUARY, this 96-page graphic mystery fills the gaps in ROAD TO PERDITION, during the 6-month period with Michael O'Sullivan and his son were on the run. But when Michael Jr. contracts a life-threatening illness, the pair is forced to hide out in an oasis of tranquility.


B&W, 96 pg. Paradox Compact Format (5 1/2" x 8") $7.95

ROAD TO PERDITION SC - relist
Written Max Allan Collins; art and cover by Richard Piers Rayner


In stores November 19. This much-demanded graphic mystery is reoffered to coincide with the release of ON THE ROAD TO PERDITION BOOK TWO: SANCTUARY. Gangster Michael O'Sullivan and his son must leave their sedate home life and embark on a startling father-and-son journey of revenge. Featuring a new introduction by Max Allan Collins.


MATURE READERS


B&W, 304 pg. Paradox Compact Format (5 1/2" x 8") $13.95

MAD

MAD MAGAZINE #435
Written and illustrated by the Usual Gang of Idiots


In stores November 5. Thanksgiving is almost upon us, and what better way to celebrate than with turkey, football, and several copies of the new issue of MAD?


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

MAD ABOUT COMIC STRIPS TP
Written and illustrated by the Usual Gang of Idiots


In stores November 5. MAD ABOUT COMIC STRIPS collects MAD Magazine's best comic strip satires for a chronological look at the last 50 years, as seen through the eyes of "The Usual Gang of Idiots"- including: Bob Clarke, Desmond Devlin, Duck Edwing, Frank Jacobs, Stan Hart, Al Jaffee, Harvey Kurtzman, Jack Rickard, Angelo Torres, Sam Viviano, and Wally Wood. For more information, see the feature article.


FC/B&W, 128 pg. Trade Paperback (8 1/4" x 10 1/2") $12.95

MAD ABOUT TV TP - relist
Written and illustrated by the Usual Gang of Idiots; cover by Mort Drucker


In stores November 5. Reoffered to coincide with the release of MAD ABOUT COMIC STRIPS, this super-thick trade paperback is a moronic compilation of the best and worst TV satires from MAD Magazine. TV shows spoofed include All in the Family, Ally McBeal, Baywatch, ER, Frasier, Friends, Gilligan's Island, M*A*S*H, Married With Children, NYPD Blue, The Simpsons, South Park, Star Trek, The X-Files, and more!


B&W/FC, 272 pg. Trade Paperback (8 1/4" x 10 1/2") $14.95

DC DIRECT

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

CATWOMAN STATUE


Designed by Jim Lee


Sculpted by Jonathan Matthews


Advance-solicited; in stores March 31, 2004. Another DC Direct statue designed by fan-favorite "Hush" artist Jim Lee and following 2003's popular BATMAN STATUE! She's the most successful cat-burglar Gotham City has ever known. With the appearance and attitude of a cat, Catwoman always does the opposite of whatever you expect her to do! This CATWOMAN STATUE is a limited edition, hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue measuring approximately 9 1/2" tall x 5 3/4" wide x 5" deep and is packaged in a 4-color box.


FC, Statue $195.00

Look for BATMAN: HUSH Volume 2 HC, offered elsewhere in the DC section of Previews.

DANGER GIRL PVC SET - relist
CLIFFHANGER! In stores November 19. Reoffered to coincide with THE ABSOLUTE DANGER GIRL OVERSIZED HC solicited in Previews Vol. XIII #6. The characters from the mega-hit series from CLIFFHANGER PRODUCTIONS are captured in a striking PVC Set! Ranging from 3.5" to 4.25" in height, each set includes Abbey Chase, Valerie, Sydney Savage, Natalie Kassle, Deuce, Major Maxim, and Agent Zero, all displayed in a beautiful 4-color window box.


FC, PVC Set (7 pcs.) $39.95

DC COMICS CLASSIC ANIMATION MAQUETTE SERIES: BATMAN THE ANIMATED SERIES: HARLEY QUINN
Sculpted by John G. Mathews


Advance-solicited; in stores March 24, 2004. Batman: The Animated Series set the standard for all comics-based animation with its art deco stylings and instantly recognized character designs! Harley Quinn is the perfect partner-in-crime for The Joker. She's a curvy jester who loves creating mayhem! This limited-edition, hand-painted cold-cast porcelain maquette measures approximately 8 3/4" high x 4" wide x 4 3/8" deep and is packaged in a 4-color box.


FC, Maquette $89.95

DC COMICS POCKET SUPER HEROES GREEN LANTERN BOX SET
Advance-solicited; in stores March 31, 2004. The second Pocket Super Heroes Box Set from DC Direct! At one time the Green Lantern Corps was the most powerful and respected intergalactic peace-keeping force in the universe. The DC COMICS POCKET SUPER HEROES GREEN LANTERN BOX SET includes six figures: Kyle Rayner (original costume), Jade, Guy Gardner (yellow ring costume), John Stewart, Alan Scott (Sentinel), and Hal Jordan (Parallax). Each figure measures approximately 3.25" tall, and are packaged together in a 4-color window box with a Power Battery accessory.


FC, Figure set PI

JUSTICE LEAGUE ANIMATED: THE FLASH MINI-MAQUETTE
Advance-solicited; in stores March 3, 2004. The Flash continues DC Direct's series of mini-maquettes, following the highly collectible, sold-out 2002 maquette line! The Flash is the Fastest Man Alive, tapping into the Speed Force to move faster than light! The JUSTICE LEAGUE ANIMATED: FLASH MINI-MAQUETTE is a hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain mini-maquette measuring approximately 5 1/2" tall x 2 1/4" wide x 1 3/4" deep on a newly designed base and is packaged in a 4-color window box. Collect all eight mini-maquettes!


FC, Mini-maquette $29.95

JUSTICE LEAGUE ANIMATED: HAWKGIRL WALL PLAQUE
Sculpted by John G. Mathews


Advance-solicited; in stores March 10, 2004. DC Direct's exciting series of sculpted wall plaques based on the super heroic stars of the hit Justice League animated series on Cartoon Network continues! Other heroes featured in this series include Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern, Superman, and Martian Manhunter. The JUSTICE LEAGUE ANIMATED: HAWKGIRL WALL PLAQUE is a fully sculpted, hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain wall relief, measuring approximately 5 1/2" tall x 5 1/4" wide x 2 1/2" deep. Packaged in a 4-color box. Liven up your walls - collect all seven!


FC, Wall plaque $39.95

Retailers please note: The KINGDOM COME: ARMORED WONDER WOMAN, DEADMAN, THE FLASH, and MAGOG ACTION FIGURES are intended for individual sale to consumers, but are packaged together in an assortment. Consult your retailer Order Form for packaging details.

KINGDOM COME: ARMORED WONDER WOMAN ACTION FIGURE
Advance-solicited; in stores March 10, 2004. Terrorizing the battlefield in her imposing Amazonian armor, Wonder Woman abandons her quest for peace to demand unconditional surrender of the metahumans causing destruction. Lost in her obsession to regain control of the world she vowed to protect, the Amazon Princess warns even her closest allies not to cross her path. The KINGDOM COME: ARMORED WONDER WOMAN ACTION FIGURE includes a spear, a shield, and a base. Wonder Woman stands approximately 6 3/4" tall overall, has multiple points of articulation and comes packaged in a 4-color window box.


FC, Action Figure PI

KINGDOM COME: DEADMAN ACTION FIGURE
Advance-solicited; in stores March 10, 2004. Emerging from the ethereal plane in eerie skeletal form, KINGDOM COME: DEADMAN waits for no invitation to share his thoughts on life. Once a daring trapeze artist in a traveling carnival, this ghost now prefers to showcase his talents as an agent of the afterlife. Deadman stands approximately 6 1/2" tall, has multiple points of articulation, and comes packaged in a 4-color window box.


FC, Action Figure PI

KINGDOM COME: THE FLASH ACTION FIGURE
Advance-solicited; in stores March 10, 2004. Wally West, the Fastest Man Alive, lives his extraordinary life at high velocity, consumed by the power of the Speed Force. Correcting the course of evil while living in simultaneous planes of existence, The Flash no longer can slow down to live among those he protects. The Flash stands approximately 6 1/2" tall, has multiple points of articulation, includes a base, and comes packaged in a 4-color window box.


FC. Action Figure PI

KINGDOM COME: MAGOG ACTION FIGURE
Advance-solicited; in stores March 10, 2004. The brutal force of the metahuman Magog stands supreme among a new generation of so-called heroes, sworn to bring justice regardless of the cost. Considered by many to be the reason for Superman's reluctant retirement, Magog leads countless bands of renegades into battle, determined to show no mercy. The MAGOG ACTION FIGURE stands approximately 7" tall, has multiple points of articulation, includes a spear accessory, and comes packaged in a 4-color window box.


FC, Action Figure PI

SUPER FRIENDS!: AQUAMAN AND BLACK MANTA DELUXE ACTION FIGURE SET - relist
In stores November 19. Reoffered to coincide with SUPERFRIENDS! BATMAN & SCARECROW DELUXE ACTION FIGURE SET solicited in Previews Vol. XIII #5. Aquaman stands approximately 6 1/4" tall and Black Manta stands approximately 7" tall. Both figures feature nine points of articulation and include Super Friends! logo bases measuring approximately 4" wide x 2" deep x 3/4" tall. The set also includes Black Manta's removable Neutron Eraser gun as seen in the classic "Attack of the Fuerrians" episode of Super Friends and an approximately 4" long x 3 1/4" wide x 1" tall miniature of Black Manta's submarine, on a 2" tall x 1 1/2" wide x 1.5" deep stand. Packaged in a 4-color window box.


FC, Deluxe Action Figure Set PI

SUPER FRIENDS!: GREEN LANTERN AND SINESTRO DELUXE ACTION FIGURE SET - relist
In stores November 19. Reoffered to coincide with SUPERFRIENDS! ROBIN & THE RIDDLER DELUXE ACTION FIGURE SET solicited in Previews Vol. XIII #5. Green Lantern stands approximately 6 1/4" tall and Sinestro stands approximately 7" tall. Both figures feature nine points of articulation and include Super Friends! Logo bases measuring approximately 4" wide x 2" deep x 3/4" tall. The set also features one-size-fits-all Green Lantern and Sinestro Power Rings and a 2" long x 2" wide x 1 3/4" tall Hall of Doom miniature. Packaged in a 4-color window box.


FC, Deluxe Action Figure Set PI

VERTIGO: LUCIFER MINI-BUST
Designed by Kevin Nowlan.


Sculpted by Barsom.


Advance-solicited; in stores March 17, 2004. Lucifer continues the line of VERTIGO Mini-busts! Lucifer, the retired Lord of Hell, is a cunning, Machiavellian character who rules his own cosmos and has little care for anyone but himself. This limited edition, hand-painted cold-cast porcelain mini-bust measures approximately 5 7/8" tall and is packaged in a 4-color window box.


FC, Mini-bust $45.00

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