DC Comics Solicitations for product shipping November, 2001

Tue, August 21st, 2001 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

DC UNIVERSE: BATMAN

BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #149
Written by J.M DeMatteis; art by Trevor Von Eeden and José Luis García-López; cover by John Cassaday


In stores November 7. "Grimm," Part 1 of 5. A new Legend begins - this one focusing on Dick Grayson, at the very beginning of his career as Robin. The Boy Wonder follows a street pickpocket right into the lair of the joyfully inane Mother Grimm, who collects homeless and wayward children while putting them to work and allowing them live in her subterranean world. But there's trouble in this "paradise"…


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

DETECTIVE COMICS #764
Written by Greg Rucka and Judd Winick; art by Shawn Martinbrough, Cliff Chiang and Jesse Delperdang; cover by John McCrea


In stores November 14. As Vesper digs deeper into her investigation reporting on Batman, Harvey Bullock's replacement - a familiar face from the DCU - sets up shop at the GCPD. Plus, Part 2 of the backup serial "Josie Mac,"
Written by Judd Winick (GREEN LANTERN, Exiles) and illustrated by Cliff Chiang (WONDER WOMAN: OUR WORLDS AT WAR).


FC, 40 pg. $2.50

BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #23
Written by Devin Grayson and Paul Grist; art by Roger Robinson, Darwyn Cooke, and John Floyd; cover by Brian Bolland


In stores November 21. When Jonathan Crane, the Scarecrow, is brought from Arkham to give speeches on the power of fear, Batman is close by to keep a watchful eye on him. But it's not the Scarecrow that Bruce Wayne and Sasha Bordeaux should be worried about. The weight of the world on Batman's shoulders and the weight of the world on Bruce Wayne's shoulders may be too much for one man to bear, especially one under the effects of the Scarecrow's fear-causing chemicals. Plus, a Batman Black & White backup tale
Written by Paul Grist (Kane) and illustrated by Darwyn Cooke (BATMAN: EGO).


FC, 40 pg. $2.50

BATMAN #597
Written by Ed Brubaker; art by Scott McDaniel and Aaron Sowd; cover by McDaniel


In stores November 28. At long last, after the death of Bruce Wayne's friend Jeremy Samuels, the shooting of Lew Moxon and a handful of epic battles, it comes down to this: the final showdown between Batman and Zeiss!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

AZRAEL: AGENT OF THE BAT #84
Written by Dennis O'Neil; art by Sergio Cariello and James Pascoe; cover by Scott McDaniel and Cariello


In stores November 14. The "Agent of the Bat" faces a madman with a bat when he runs afoul of a homicidal athlete seeking revenge on those who taunted him throughout his career. Will Azrael choke when faced with a foe with metahuman strength? Or are other forces at work that will change Jean Paul's life forever?


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

BATGIRL #22
Written by Kelley Puckett; art and cover by Damion Scott and Robert Campanella


In stores November 7. Has Cain finally lost it? He's had a few drinks and taken control of a nuclear weapons storage facility. Can Batman stop him before he self-destructs? And where do Batgirl's loyalties lie?


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE BATMAN ADVENTURES: MAD LOVE - relist
Written by Paul Dini; art and cover by Bruce Timm


In stores November 21. Reoffered to coincide with the HARLEY QUINN SNOWGLOBE (solicited in Previews Vol. XI no. 5), this action-packed Harvey and Eisner Award-winning one-shot for "Best Single Issue" shows Harley Quinn at her finest...and looniest. "MAD LOVE is the best Batman story of the decade." - Frank Miller.


FC, 64 pg. Prestige Format $5.95

BATMAN: THE ANKH #1
Written by Chuck Dixon; painted art and cover by John Van Fleet


In stores November 28. The acclaimed team that brought you BATMAN: THE CHALICE reunites for a 2-part tale involving ancient Egypt, immortals, magic, and a crime spree that has existed for centuries. When some of Gotham's wealthiest citizens start vanishing without a trace, along with some Egyptian artifacts, Batman traces the crimes to an immortal woman with a haunting past and a deadly agenda! For more information, see the feature article.


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

BATMAN: THE CHALICE SC - relist
Written by Chuck Dixon; painted art and cover by John Van Fleet


In stores November 28. Reoffered to coincide with the release of the BATMAN: THE ANKH miniseries, this beautiful and haunting softcover finds the Dark Knight suddenly in possession of an artifact that's caught the attention of some of his darkest villains, including Ra's al Ghul, the Penguin and Catwoman. Could Batman be holding the Holy Grail of legend?


FC, 96 pg. Softcover $14.95

BATMAN: GOTHAM ADVENTURES #44
Written by Scott Peterson and Tim Levins; art by Levins and Terry Beatty; cover by Bob Smith and Beatty


In stores November 28. Two-Face is loose, Nightwing's down, and at the critical moment, Batman's gone! With one decision, the Dark Knight becomes a total stranger to his team in "Choices!"


FC, 32 pg. $1.99

BATMAN: HARVEST BREED HC - relist
Written and painted by George Pratt; painted cover by Pratt


In stores November 21. In this moody hardcover reoffering, a series of grisly, demonic murders forces Commissioner Gordon to reopen a case file of similar unsolved murders from years past, leading Batman down a path towards stopping the killer before more bodies can pile up.


FC, 96 pg. Hardcover $24.95

BATMAN: ORPHEUS RISING #4
Written by Alex Simmons; art by Dwayne Turner and Danny Miki; cover by Turner


In stores November 21. As leads to the recent rash of police shootings draw close to an end, Gotham's gangland is about to explode: Russian mobsters, the Deacons…and what about Orpheus? He's got Batman's boot in his chest, that's what!


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

BIRDS OF PREY #37
Written by Chuck Dixon; art by Marcos Martin and Alvaro Lopez; cover by Phil Noto


In stores November 21. A LAST LAUGH aftermath tale! Black Canary is joined by Robin and Blue Beetle as the trio faces the last of the Jokerized villains: the menace known only as…as…we can't say this with a straight face…the Condiment King! (And that's no joke…).


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

CATWOMAN #1
Written by Ed Brubaker; art by Darwyn Cooke and Mike Allred; cover by Cooke


In stores November 28. Selina Kyle makes her triumphant return as Catwoman, in a stylish new ongoing series
Written by Ed Brubaker (BATMAN) and illustrated by Darwyn Cooke (BATMAN: EGO) & Mike Allred (X-Force). A serial killer is racking up bodies in her old haunts, taking her back to a life she thought she'd left behind permanently. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

BATMAN: EGO - relist
Written and illustrated by Darwyn Cooke; cover by Cooke


In stores November 28. This beautiful Prestige Format one-shot is reoffered to coincide with the release of CATWOMAN #1 - featuring story and art by CATWOMAN artist Darwyn Cooke. EGO offers a glimpse of the psychological conflicts that drove Batman early in his career.


FC, 64 pg. Prestige Format $6.95

HARLEY QUINN #14
Written by Karl Kesel; art and cover by Terry Dodson and Rachel Dodson


In stores November 14. A bold new storyline begins as Harley and Poison Ivy leave the dirt-encrusted confines of Gotham City for the bright lights and shining steel of Metropolis! Harley sees opportunity for crime, fun, matchmaking, and a rest from the bounty that sent her running from Gotham. So saddle up and join the girls as they enter a new 'burg, find new digs, decorate 'em, and get into trouble with the law - all in one issue!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

NIGHTWING #63
Written by Chuck Dixon; art and cover by Trevor McCarthy and Karl Kesel


In stores November 14. A LAST LAUGH aftermath tale! After his encounter with the Joker, Dick just may hang up his tights forever. So who's going to patrol Blüdhaven in his absence? Robin and Blue Beetle, of course! But their first night on patrol may just turn out to be their last, as they're faced with the maniacal Madmen.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

ROBIN #96
Written by Chuck Dixon; art and cover by Pete Woods and Andrew Pepoy


In stores November 21. A LAST LAUGH aftermath tale! It's mop up time for the heroes of Gotham after the Joker's crazed shenanigans. Robin, Blue Beetle and Black Canary hunt for the bloodthirsty Tezcatlipoca, who once faced Green Arrow Connor Hawke!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

DC UNIVERSE: SUPERMAN

SUPERMAN #176
Written by Jeph Loeb; art by Ian Churchill and Norm Rapmund; cover by Ed McGuinness and Cam Smith


In stores November 7. Troubled by disturbing visions from his time at war, the Man of Steel seeks professional help. Meet Dr. Claire Foster, Superman's psychiatrist! But can therapy erase the disturbing thoughts racing through Clark's head?


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #598
Written by Joe Casey; art and cover by Mike Wieringo and José Marzan, Jr.


In stores November 14. Legions of angry workers strike back at Perry White for his exposé in the Daily Planet, leading to the creation of a greater threat who will surely have an axe to grind with Superman!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #120
Written by Mark Schultz; art by Yvel Guichet and Dexter Vines; cover by Mike Wieringo and José Marzan, Jr.


In stores November 21. Just when he was beginning to think everything was okay, Superman uncovers an all-new threat from LexCorp. But whose side is company CEO Talia Head on?


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

ACTION COMICS #785
Written by Joe Kelly; art by Duncan Rouleau and Marlo Alquiza; cover by Ed McGuinness and Cam Smith


In stores November 28. Goodbye! Ha-ho! Bizarro am back! General Zod's new country is established as a world power, and Superman must free Bizarro from the villain's clutches. But Bizarro no wanna go! Him love Zod! Hello!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

SUPERBOY #94
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Dan DiDio; art by John McCrea and James Hodgkins; cover by J.G. Jones


In stores November 21. Beginning a new direction for the Teen of Steel with an all-new creative team! Superboy must already face what could very well be his greatest challenge: finding an apartment! The Kid's never lived on his own before, and he's about to discover that apartment-hunting is nowhere near as easy as it sounds! Where will he go, and how will he able to afford his own pad? For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

SUPERGIRL #64
Written by Peter David; art and cover by Leonard Kirk and Robin Riggs


In stores November 21. Linda and Buzz have to mend their shattered relationship if they have any hope of working together to fulfill their quest. But a brief respite in Atlantic City proves to be anything but restful: The mother of all demons lurks beneath the waves, while Supergirl's only hope of surviving an encounter with her may rest with guest star Lagoon Boy...while Buzz considers an offer from the mysterious Twilight to betray Supergirl to her enemies!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

SUPERMAN & BATMAN: GENERATIONS II #4
Written and illustrated by John Byrne; cover by Byrne


ELSEWORLDS. In stores November 28. The centuries-spanning sequel concludes! In 2008, an unexpected villain is reborn - but can even Green Lantern, Knightwing, Cyborg, and a new Flash stop him without help from either of the World's Finest Heroes? Then, a leap to 2019 includes a look back at the year 1920, as Jonathan Kent and the young Superboy irrevocably change the destiny of the Wayne family, sowing the seeds for a truly timeless friendship.


FC, 48 pg. (4 of 4) Prestige Format $5.95

SUPERMAN ADVENTURES #63
Written by Dan Jolley; art by Neil Vokes and Terry Austin; cover by Mike Manley and Austin


In stores November 7. In "Magic Wand," a young woman whose life has been tragically changed by a stalker gains a super-power that finally will free her of the unwanted attention. But can she use her powers as responsibly as Superman uses his?


FC, 32 pg. $1.99

SUPERMAN IN THE SIXTIES TP - relist
Written by Jerry Siegel, Leo Dorfman and various; art by Curt Swan, Kurt Schaffenberger, Neal Adams, Al Plastino, and various; cover by Swan and Plastino


In stores November 7. Reoffered to coincide with the release of the SILVER AGE SUPERMAN AND LOIS LANE DELUXE ACTION FIGURE SET (solicited in Previews Vol. XI no. 5), this fun and thrilling trade offers 17 classic adventures exploring Superman as a man, myth and a legend - all against the backdrop of the outrageous sixties!


FC, 240 pg. Trade Paperback $19.95

DC UNIVERSE

DEADMAN COLLECTION HC
Written by Neal Adams, Bob Haney, Jack Miller, Arnold Drake, Robert Kanigher, and Dennis O'Neil; art by Adams, Carmine Infantino and George Tuska; cover by Adams


In stores November 7. Everyone's favorite dead super-hero is featured in this massive, deluxe slipcased hardcover reprinting STRANGE ADVENTURES #205-216, THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #79, 86 & 104, AQUAMAN (Volume One) #50-52 (selected stories), and CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN #74. This volume contains the complete collection of Neal Adams' Deadman and much more. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 356 pg. Deluxe Slipcased Hardcover $75.00

DOOM PATROL #2
Written by John Arcudi; art and cover by Tan Eng Huat


In stores November 7. Comic's strangest super-team is back! Okay, so the Doom Patrol has been reborn, ready to take on the bad guys and save the world, blah, blah, blah. But no one told Robotman they would have to follow orders and save only the people boss-man Thayer Jost tells them to save! The Doom Patrol is already beginning to fall apart - and it's only the second issue!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE FLASH #180
Written by Geoff Johns; art by Scott Kolins and Doug Hazlewood; cover by Brian Bolland


In stores November 28. "Peekaboo" is the name of the latest Flash adversary, one we confidently predict will cause a sensation! Who is she? What's driven her to face the Flash in order to get what she wants? The answers are all in this issue!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

GREEN ARROW "QUIVER" PARTS 3-6
Written by Kevin Smith; art by Phil Hester and Ande Parks; painted covers by Matt Wagner


Issues #3-6 of the hottest-selling book of the year are still available! Popular filmmaker Kevin Smith is joined by artists Phil Hester & Ande Parks and cover painter Matt Wagner for "Quiver" - the first storyline reintroducing Green Arrow! Note: Quantities are limited. Orders may be allocated.

GREEN ARROW #3 (CURRENT PRINTING) - relist
Retro-solicited; in stores October 17. "Quiver," Part 3! As the Star City Slayer continues his killing spree, Ollie faces the deadly Black Manta!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

GREEN ARROW #4 (CURRENT PRINTING) - relist
Retro-solicited; in stores October 17. "Quiver," Part 4 - guest-starring the JLA! Ollie reunites with his former teammates, but nothing seems right to them or Ollie.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

GREEN ARROW #5 (CURRENT PRINTING) - relist
Retro-solicited; in stores October 17. "Quiver," Part 5 - guest-starring Batman and Spoiler! The Dark Knight is determined to get to the bottom of Ollie's reappearance.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

GREEN ARROW #6 (CURRENT PRINTING) - relist
Retro-solicited; in stores October 17. "Quiver," Part 6 - guest-starring Black Canary and Arsenal! Green Arrow encounters Etrigan, the Demon!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

GREEN ARROW #10
Written by Kevin Smith; art by Phil Hester and Ande Parks; painted cover by Matt Wagner


In stores November 28. The dynamic conclusion to "Quiver" is here! Ollie's future will be determined by the elements of his past. Trapped, Ollie's only hope is the last person he's expecting to see. Kevin Smith's first GREEN ARROW arc ends with a bang as Ollie comes to terms with who he is, who he was and who he has the chance to become.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE GREEN ARROW BY JACK KIRBY
Written by Dave Wood, Ed Herron and Bill Finger; art by Jack Kirby and Roz Kirby; cover by Jack Kirby


In stores November 14. Eleven little-seen adventures of Green Arrow by one of comics' greatest creators ever - Jack Kirby - are collected here in this special "annual." Reprinting the Green Arrow stories from ADVENTURE COMICS #250-256 and WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #96-99 (1958-1959). For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 72 pg. $5.95

GREEN LANTERN #144
Written by Judd Winick; art by Dale Eaglesham and Rodney Ramos; cover by Eaglesham


In stores November 14. Kyle's powers have been increasing with experience, but his most recent adventures have pushed him farther than he's ever gone before, and he may not be coming back! Jade, Sentinel and former Green Lantern John Stewart have to figure out how to make sure Kyle's mind stays intact while Kyle struggles for control over a power that is too much for one person.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

GREEN LANTERN: LEGACY - THE LAST WILL AND TESTAMENT OF HAL JORDAN HC
Written by Joe Kelly; art and cover by Brent Anderson and Bill Sienkiewicz


In stores November 28. Hal Jordan's life as Green Lantern affected far more people than anyone could have known. Tom Kalmaku, Hal's mechanic and confidant through his career as Green Lantern, is left to deal with the biggest of Hal's legacies: a young boy claiming to be Hal's son, who also has a connection to one of the universe's greatest powers. But first the pair will have to figure out why a dark figure has come from outer space to make sure no descendant of Hal Jordan survives. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 112 pg. Hardcover $24.95

GREEN LANTERN: TRAITOR TP
Written by Steven Grant; art by Mike Zeck, Gil Kane, Scott Kolins, and Klaus Janson; painted cover by Greg Staples


In stores November 21. Featuring a tale of three heroes separated by time but sharing the same impossible goal! Traitor, a warrior genetically engineered to be the ultimate conqueror, faces three generations of Green Lanterns in this trade paperback collecting the multi-chapter storyline originally seen in LEGENDS OF THE DC UNIVERSE issues #20, 21, 28, 29, 37, and 38. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 144 pg. Trade Paperback $12.95

HAWKMAN ARCHIVES VOL. 1 HC - relist
Written by Gardner Fox; art by Joe Kubert, Carmine Infantino and Murphy Anderson; cover by Kubert


In stores November 14. Reoffered to coincide with the release of the HAWKMAN STATUE which is based on designs by Joe Kubert, this handsome hardcover volume collects Kubert's Silver Age Hawkman stories. Reprints Hawkman stories from THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #34-36, #42-44 and MYSTERY IN SPACE #87-90.


FC, 240 pg. Hardcover $49.95

IMPULSE #80
Written by Todd Dezago; art and cover by Carlo Barberi and Juan Vlasco


In stores November 14. "Sometimes a Hero…" White Lightning is back - raiding a monster truck rally in Bart's home town! But he still can't be persuaded to become Impulse!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

JLA #60
Written by Mark Waid; art and cover by Cliff Rathburn and Paul Neary


In stores November 28. After much anticipation, and in celebration of the holiday season, the League finally elects a new member. It's daring Yuletide action for the World's Greatest Heroes' newest teammate…Santa Claus?!? But will the Red-Nosed Ranger pay the ultimate price on his first mission? Only Plastic Man knows for sure. Find out in a story we could only call "Merry Christmas JLA...Now Die!"


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

<b>JLA: GATEKEEPER #2
Written and illustrated by Tim Truman; painted cover by Truman


In stores November 21. The bold new miniseries continues! The JLA must battle its way to the heart of an ages-old netherworld, fighting demons that have revealed themselves as old ghosts from the past - having scourged Atlantis, tormented the gods of Olympus, and even besieged a young Krypton. Now, with Superman weakened without the aid of a yellow sun, and Aquaman parched to the point of exhaustion, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and Batman must fight these fiendish villains against all odds for the sake of the world.


FC, 48 pg. (2 of 3) Prestige Format $4.95

JLA/HAVEN: ARRIVAL
Written by Ashley-Jayne Nicolaus and Matthew P. Schuster; art and cover by Ariel Olivetti


In stores November 7. A new era for the DC Universe begins here! When a city filled with alien super-beings crash-lands in California, only the World's Greatest Super-Heroes can hope to contain the damage. Struggling to control their path across hundreds of miles of cities and towns, where can the combined heroes of Earth and Haven find a safe place for the space-born city to stop its incredible journey? For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 48 pg. Prestige Format $5.95

JLA: HEAVEN'S LADDER OVERSIZED SC - relist
Written by Mark Waid; art and cover by Bryan Hitch and Paul Neary


In stores November 21. Reoffered to coincide with the release of THE AUTHORITY: WIDESCREEN one-shot, this tabloid-sized softcover features the eye-popping pencils of WIDESCREEN artist Bryan Hitch, and an epic JLA adventure that can only be seen to be believed!


FC, 72 pg. (10" x 13") Oversized Softcover $9.95

JLA: INCARNATIONS #7
Written by John Ostrander; art and cover by Val Semeiks and Prentis Rollins


In stores November 14. The current (and some would say greatest) incarnation of the World's Greatest Super-Heroes is the focus of our climactic issue! The newest League faces the JLA's oldest threat: the shape-changing Appelaxians, the very first foes the JLA ever faced! At the same time, the Earth is being overwhelmed with natural disasters as Gaea, the spirit of the earth, sick of being poisoned by humanity, declares war. Earthquakes, floods, tidal waves all threaten to scour humanity from the Earth. It's epic action as only the modern day JLA can bring you!


FC, 48 pg. (7 of 7) $3.50

JLA: RIDDLE OF THE BEAST HC
Written by Alan Grant; painted art by Carl Critchlow, Simon Davis, Glenn Fabry, Jon Foster, Rafael Garres, Doug Alexander Gregory, Alex Horley, Herman Mejia, Jim Murray, Andrew Robinson, Liam McCormick Sharpe, Gregg Staples, Saverio Tenuta, John Watson, and Martin T. Williams; designs by Michael Wm. Kaluta; painted cover by Justin Sweet


ELSEWORLDS. Advance-solicited; in stores December 5. A fully-painted hardcover featuring fantastical recreations of the JLA! In a universe of darkness, a world without a name struggles to heal itself after generations of war. And against murderous odds, a solitary boy must lay claim to his heritage, and topple walls of ignorance and fear in order to save his home. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 104 pg. Hardcover $24.95

JSA #30
Written by Geoff Johns; art by Stephen Sadowski and Keith Champagne; cover by Rags Morales


In stores November 21. Inside the underground gambling institution known as "The House," Hawkman and Sand have been poisoned by Roulette. Now the heroes are on a race to save Hawkgirl and find the antidote…but there's only enough for one of them. Plus a startling change in Atom Smasher, and a shocking revelation about Roulette's connection to the JSA!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE WITH KEVIN MAGUIRE CREATING THE FLASH
Written by Stan Lee (lead story) with Michael Uslan (backup); art by Kevin Maguire and Karl Story (lead) with Sergio Aragonés (backup); covers by Maguire and Story and Adam Hughes


In stores November 14. One of the boldest projects of the year continues as Stan Lee and Kevin Maguire (JLA: CREATED EQUAL) present their take on the Flash! Mary Maxwell thought her father was just a dreary scientist. Little did she know that his research would transform her into a super-fast adventurer and make her the target of a covert group with the ability to travel through time! Plus: a backup story
Written by Michael Uslan with Lee and art by MAD-man Sergio Aragonés! For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 48 pg. Prestige Format $5.95

FANBOY TP - relist
Written by Mark Evanier; art by Sergio Aragonés with Neal Adams, Brent Anderson, Dave Gibbons, Mike Grell, Matt Haley, Russ Heath, Phil Jimenez, Gil Kane, Frank Miller, Kevin Nowlan, Jerry Ordway, Steve Rude, Bill Sienkiewicz, Dick Sprang, Bruce Timm, Bernie Wrightson, and various; cover by Aragonés


In stores November 14. Reoffered to coincide with the release of JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE WITH KEVIN MAGUIRE CREATING THE FLASH, this outrageous trade paperback stars comic-book fanboy Finster, and is illustrated by Sergio Aragonés - the backup artist of JUST IMAGINE…FLASH - and a host of other talented artists.


FC, 144 pg. Trade Paperback $12.95

JUSTICE LEAGUE ADVENTURES #1
Written by Ty Templeton; art by Min S. Ku and Dan Davis; cover by Bruce Timm and Alex Ross


In stores November 14. A new ongoing series based on the Justice League animated show on Cartoon Network begins! When a meteor lands in an American suburb, the League is called on to investigate. Soon they are drawn into an intergalactic conflict, but it seems as if the real threat may be one of their own…Green Lantern! For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 32 pg. $1.99

THE LEGION #2
Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning; art and cover by Olivier Coipel and Lanning


In stores November 28. The triumphant return of the Lost Legionnaires to 31st-century Earth may be extremely short-lived...especially if the Oversight Watch - under the orders of United Planets President Leland McCauley - has any say in the matter! United in name only, the planets will need a guiding hand to unify them once more. But before the Legionnaires can figure out a way to do that, they must first fight McCauley's forces miles underground!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

MORE FUN COMICS #73 (MILLENNIUM EDITION) - relist
Written by Gardner Fox, Mort Weisinger, Jerry Siegel, and various; art by George Papp, Howard Sherman, Paul Norris, and various


In stores November 14. Reoffered to coincide with the release of the GREEN ARROW BY JACK KIRBY 80-Page Giant, this milestone Millennium Edition issue reprints the first appearances of Green Arrow and Aquaman - plus tales of the Spectre, Dr. Fate and Johnny Quick!


FC, 64 pg. $3.95

ORION #20
Written and illustrated by Walter Simonson; cover by Simonson


In stores November 21. You won't believe your eyes! The most stunning development ever in the life of Orion! His "fall from grace" will astound you - as he is dealt a fate no hero like him has had to suffer before!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

PLASTIC MAN ARCHIVES VOL. 3 HC
Written and illustrated by Jack Cole; cover by Cole


In stores November 14. DC Comics continues its award-winning Archives series featuring everyone's favorite pliable hero, with this hardcover reprinting POLICE COMICS #31-39 and PLASTIC MAN COMICS #2 (spanning 1944-45) and featuring an introduction by Michelle Urry, cartoon editor for Playboy Magazine - who gives an overview of Cole's career with a special focus on his gag cartoon work after leaving comics. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 216 pg. Hardcover $49.95

THE SPECTRE #11
Written by J.M. DeMatteis; art by Ryan Sook and Jim Royal; cover by Sook


In stores November 14. The Phantom Stranger arrives to reveal a side of the Spectre that Hal Jordan never realized he had. But Hal's single point of view is not enough to see the world as it must be seen...and to learn this ultimate lesson in division of labor, the Spectre must divide himself into a host of Spectres. Yet even an army of Ghostly Guardians is not enough to plumb the depths of evil contained within the walls of Arkham Asylum!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

SUICIDE SQUAD #3
Written by Keith Giffen; art and cover by Paco Medina and Joe Sanchez


In stores November 14. The DC Universe's deadliest new series continues! Ants! Everywhere ants!! Three of the DC Universe's deadliest villains: Killer Frost, Bolt, and the hellish Hellgrammite enlist with the Squad and they're just in time to be overrun by an army of six-legged killers. Will their first mission be their last?! Plus more on Rock and the main team as more clues are revealed as to who's really behind this new Suicide Squad.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE TITANS #35
Written by Jay Faerber; art by Peter Grau and Bud LaRosa; cover by Kia Asamiya


In stores November 21. Beast Boy and Flamebird roll into town on a "secret mission" - but it doesn't take much counter intelligence to realize that Beast Boy wants the kids to come back to California with him so he can exert full leadership control of the next version of Titans West. Meanwhile, Jesse's mom's new fiancé is unexpectedly found dead in bed. Any idea who killed him?


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

WONDER WOMAN #176
Written by Phil Jimenez; art by Jimenez and Andy Lanning; cover by Adam Hughes


In stores November 28. Part 3 of the 3-part "The Witch and the Warrior," featuring a terrifying triple threat! A final showdown erupts in New York City between Wonder Woman and Circe as the whole world watches. Meanwhile, Wonder Girl faces off against the Silver Swan, and Troia begins to discover the mystery of the new Cheetah.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

WONDER WOMAN: SPIRIT OF TRUTH OVERSIZED SC
Written by Paul Dini; painted art and cover by Alex Ross


In stores November 14. The fourth book in the best-selling and multiple award-winning series by Paul Dini and Alex Ross finds the Amazon Princess at an impasse. To advance her mission in Man's World, Wonder Woman must seek the counsel of the only one she can trust. Just as her lasso reveals falsehood and fabrication on the part of her enemies, Wonder Woman comes to uncover the truth behind who she is, what she represents, and the task ahead of her. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 64 pg. (10 x 13) Oversized Softcover $9.95

YOUNG JUSTICE #39
Written by Peter David; art and cover by Todd Nauck and Lary Stucker


In stores November 7. Lesson one: Never accept gifts from your schoolmate. Lesson two: Never accept a flower that comes from New Genesis. Lesson three: When that flower turns into a big, giant plant creature...run!!! Plus, Superboy and Lobo deal with their new team member.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

DC: BEYOND THE UNIVERSE

THE NAME OF THE GAME HC
Written and illustrated by Will Eisner; cover by Eisner


In stores November 21. One of comics' most influential and groundbreaking storytellers returns with an all-new 160-page hardcover, telling the tumultuous generational saga of a wealthy Jewish family's assimilation into New York society spanning the first half of the 1900's. It's also the story of the American Dream, and the game of marrying for social advancement. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 176 pg. Hardcover $29.95

DROPSIE AVENUE: THE NEIGHBORHOOD SC - relist
Written and illustrated by Will Eisner; cover by Eisner


In stores November 21. Reoffered to coincide with the release of Will Eisner's THE NAME OF THE GAME, this graphic novel portrays the historical metamorphosis of a single New York street and its people.


FC, 176 pg. Softcover $14.95

CARTOON CARTOONS #8
Written by Sholly Fisch, Jesse Leon McCann and Frank Strom; art by Steve Dovas, Jason McDonald, Tim Harkins, Gary Terry and Scott McRae; cover by Mo Willems and McDonald


In stores November 28. In an all-new Sheep in the Big City tale, our wooly little hero gets in deep sheep dip in the boxing ring! Plus, kid reporters Cow and Chicken dig up a way-too-hot news story, and Johnny Bravo tries to cook - but you can just call him "Tin Chef!"


FC, 32 pg. $1.99

LOONEY TUNES #84
Written by Sean Carolan & Jennifer Moore, Jesse Leon McCann and Frank Strom; art by David Alvarez, John Costanza, Walter Carzon, Horacio Ottolini and Mike DeCarlo; cover by Alvarez and DeCarlo


In stores November 7. Who's the bravest, swashbucklingest space ranger in the galaxy? It sure ain't Duck Dodgers, but he's coming to the rescue anyway! Plus, a real Greek god gets a crush on Lola Bunny - and it's a Mount Olympus-sized problem for our pizza-slingin' adventuress!


FC, 32 pg. $1.99

THE POWERPUFF GIRLS #21
Written by Frank Strom; art by Christopher Cook and Mike DeCarlo; cover by Phil Moy


In stores November 21. Something's fishy around here…and it's destroying Townsville! When Professor Utonium tells a little white lie, Him turns it into a big red monster - and every fib the Powerpuff Girls tell just makes it bigger!


FC, 32 pg. $1.99

SCOOBY-DOO #54
Written by Dan Abnett and Terrance Griep Jr.; art by Joe Staton, Dave Hunt and Horacio Ottolini; cover by Staton and Hunt


In stores November 14. Scooby-Doo, Voodoo You? The gang faces off against zombies in New Orleans! Plus, a kayak-paddling Scooby gets way in over his head in the Himalayas!


FC, 32 pg. $1.99

WILDSTORM

THE AUTHORITY #28
Written by Mark Millar; art and cover by Art Adams and Tim Townsend


In stores November 7. They've murdered, they've lied, they've tortured and stolen. Now the new Authority shows its ugly side. But this diabolical, dysfunctional super-team may be running out of time, as one of our heroes finally returns for some bloody payback. And when things start going terribly wrong, whom do the new Authority call for backup? That's right: the homicidal hayseed Seth, who's got some unfinished business of his own!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE AUTHORITY: WIDESCREEN
Written by Bryan Hitch and Tom Peyer; art by Hitch, Cary Nord, and various; cover by Hitch and Andrew Currie


In stores November 21. A Special so big and explosive, it could only be called WIDESCREEN! Bryan Hitch returns to the characters that made him a superstar, writing and illustrating a tale of two Jenny's in the 18-page "The Man with the Quantum Brain." Then Tom Peyer and Cary Nord chronicle an adventure of super-popular partners Apollo and the Midnighter. Plus, a Widescreen pinup gallery by some of the brightest stars in comics, including John Cassaday, Seth Fisher, Michael Golden, Gene Ha, José Ladronn, Jim Lee, and Matt Wagner. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 48 pg. $5.95

CYBERNARY 2.0 #5
Written by Joe Harris; art and cover by Eric Canete and Juan Vlasco


In stores November 28. Revolution or Evolution? A new era dawns as the CyberNation claims Gamorra Tower, and Yumiko sits upon the throne her late father once held. But as the Authority watches these events unfold, is she doomed to share his fate? The clans won't stand idly by as everything they've worked for falls apart and human rule is usurped. Who better to solve this problem than WildStorm's deadliest femme fatales?


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

THE ESTABLISHMENT #3
Written by Ian Edginton; art and cover by Charlie Adlard


In stores November 21. The new series with a British attitude continues! Ghostly Establishment team member Truelove traverses Dead Space to retrieve the lost soul of Charlie Arrows from a very personal Hell. Back in the land of the living, Mister Pharmacist discovers that there's more to Charlie than meets the eye. He may just be the most potent super-human on the planet. If so, is reuniting the body and soul of the dead gangster such a good idea? Meanwhile, the Daemonite mercenaries - and their enigmatic employer - have problems of their own. There's a traitor in their midst, their shields are down, and a squadron of Royal Air Force jet fighters is closing in fast.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

FARSCAPEâ„¢: WAR TORN #2
Written by Marv Wolfman; art by Robert Teranishi and Keith Aiken; photo cover


In stores November 28. The first Farscape comics adventure concludes! The cease-fire agreement between the Garangee and Kylei has been broken, and Crichton, Zhaan, Aeryn, D'Argo, Rygel, and Chiana are caught in the middle. With neither side responding to reason, Crichton decides that Moya and her crew must go to Tivara alone, risking the wrath of both fanatical civilizations.


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

GEN13 #71
Written by Adam Warren; art by Ed Benes and Vince Russell; cover by Warren


In stores November 21. Part 1 of the 4-part "Think Like a Gun," beginning Adam Warren's first extended-length GEN13 story. Up until now, the GEN13 kids have neither known nor cared much about the history and background of Anna, their robotic but seemingly warm-hearted housekeeper. In this story arc, they're about to discover that Anna…has issues. And we're talking violent and potentially lethal issues, at that...


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

GEN13: A CHRISTMAS CAPER - relist
Written by Tom McWeeney; art by McWeeney and Richard Friend; cover by McWeeney


In stores November 7. Reoffered to coincide with the release of the GEN13 MOVIE ADAPTATION miniseries, this adorable animated-style one-shot finds five Gen-Active tots waiting for Santa Claus on Christmas Eve - only a dastardly dictator has set his sights on Kris Kringle as well!


FC, 48 pg. Prestige Format $5.95

GEN13 MOVIE ADAPTATION #1
Written by Jeff Mariotte; art and covers by Alé Garza and Caleb Salstrom


In stores November 7. A miniseries adaptation of the GEN13 Animated Movie begins! Caitlin, Roxy, and Grunge are guinea pigs in the covert experiment Project Genesis. But the beautiful and sinister Ivana Baiul - head of the top secret government organization International Operations - wants to turn these ordinary teens into extraordinary super-soldiers for her own private army. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 32 pg. (1 of 4) $2.50

THE MONARCHY #9
Written by Doselle Young; art by John McCrea and Garry Leach; cover by McCrea


In stores November 21. In this epilogue to "Making The Metropolitan," the Monarchy's newest member spreads his criminal wings over Los Angeles, learning what it means to be a super-villain under the heel of the Monarchy. Meanwhile, Jackson King receives a startling history lesson from Jon Farmer, and Agent Morro goes on a date as the brewing conflict with Chimera threatens to erupt into full-scale war!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE MONARCHY: BULLETS OVER BABYLON TP
Written by Doselle Young; art by John McCrea, Warren Pleece and Garry Leach; cover by McCrea


In stores November 28. This bold new trade paperback collects the "All Tomorrow's Parties" prologue from THE AUTHORITY #21, as well as the first four issues of THE MONARCHY - a dark, enigmatic and expectation-defying super-hero series that introduces WildStorm's most mysterious super-team: a covert interdimensional strike force fighting an enemy it's just beginning to comprehend. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 128 pg. Trade Paperback $12.95

NINJA BOY #4
Written by Allen Warner and Alé Garza; art and cover by Garza and Dan Norton


In stores November 21. While on their quest to find a way to defeat the evil tyrant Mikaboshi, Nakio and Sake discover the secret City of Diamonds - home to some extraordinary jewel thieves. The boss, Crusher Kanchi, isn't too happy to have his hideout discovered. But Nakio may not have long to cool his heels. Three more of Mikaboshi's elite assassins are right on his trail, and Nakio's only chance for escape may be in the hands of a beautiful forest spirit named Kura.


FC, 32 pg. $2.95


OUT THERE #6


Written by Brian Augustyn; art and cover by Humberto Ramos and Sandra Hope


CLIFFHANGER PRODUCTIONS. In stores November 28. The evil Draedalus, already deeply entwined in El Dorado City, is readying his talons for bigger game: the entire world. Jess, Mark, Casey, and Zach stand together as the only power that can turn back the demonic tide. But can they survive the ordeal?


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

PLANETARY: THE FOURTH MAN TP
Written by Warren Ellis; art and cover by John Cassaday


In stores November 14. Since joining Planetary, Elijah Snow has traversed the world, uncovering its secret history and mysteries one by one. But a single nagging secret remains: Who is the mystery benefactor of Planetary, the mysterious "Fourth Man" who funds this vast global operation? The answer is found in this trade paperback reprinting issues #7-12 of the Eisner-Award nominated series PLANETARY. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 144 pg. Trade Paperback $14.95

STAR TREK: VOYAGER® - ENCOUNTERS WITH THE UNKNOWN TP
Written by Nathan Archer, Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning, Janine Ellen Young and Doselle Young, Kristine Kathryn Rusch and Dean Wesley Smith; art by Jeffrey Moy, David Roach, Robert Teranishi, and various; painted cover by Drew Struzan


In stores November 7. Lost in the Delta Quadrant, Captain Janeway and the crew of the starship U.S.S. Voyager™ have been seeking a way home for years. But their quest is interrupted by encounters with an astonishing variety of foes…and a few new friends. This trade collects the FALSE COLORS, ELITE FORCE, and AVALON RISING one-shots, and the PLANET KILLER miniseries. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 208 pg. Trade Paperback $19.95

<b>STEAMPUNK #10
Written by Joe Kelly; art and cover by Chris Bachalo and Richard Friend


CLIFFHANGER PRODUCTIONS. In stores November 14. In Part 2 of "X," we learn more about the charismatic leader of the Chasm Community, Mambutu X, and the mining operation which gives him the upper hand against Absinthe. In his quest to find Stonehenge, Cole Blaquesmith infiltrates the Community, while Laslo is drawn to Mambutu's inner circle. Meanwhile, Faust still waits to see which side Vicki will choose, and if she ultimately will betray Absinthe…or Cole!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

TALEWEAVER #3
Written by Leonard Banaag; art and cover by Philip S. Tan and Gary Mayoralgo


In stores November 21. It's a case of mistaken identity as Axel Shadowstorm goes from freed slave to army messenger. He's partnered with squire Terlion and sent on an urgent mission to give vital information to General Ashur at the siege lines of the Citadel. On their journey, Terlion explains the intricacies of war to Axel. Helian and Empyrean forces meet on the field of battle and Axel sees for the first time what it means to be a soldier fighting in this bloody war.


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

AMERICA'S BEST COMICS

GREYSHIRT: INDIGO SUNSET #2
Written by Rick Veitch; art by Veitch and Russ Heath; cover by Veitch


In stores November 14. More mysteries of Indigo City's champion revealed! Franky and Johnny are getting old enough to cause some trouble all their own...distributing Cobweb comics at the local high school. Their new pal Candi's old enough to fantasize about being the next voluptuous vigilante in Indigo City…but young enough that you can still call her Jailbait. Plus, along with the Sunday funnies and the Indigo Sunset newspaper, Russ Heath brings us the story all creators need to hear: What happens when you finally have to put away your pens? Find some answers in this 32-page issue with no ads!


FC, 32 pg. (2 of 6) $3.50

TOM STRONG'S TERRIFIC TALES #1
Written by Alan Moore and Steve Moore; art by Paul Rivoche, Alan Weiss, Arthur Adams, and Jaime Hernandez; cover by Adams


In stores November 14. A new bimonthly series from AMERICA'S BEST COMICS debuts! The first issue features a Tom Strong story set in present-day Millennium City, a Young Tom Strong adventure set in his adopted island home, and a sexy, super-science saga called Jonni Future - the story of a woman who travels four billion(!) years into the future. Plus, a special bonus feature for the extra-sized first issue only: an endearing Tesla Strong solo story. For more information, see the feature article.


FC, 40 pg. $3.50

HOMAGE COMICS

FOUR WOMEN #2
Written and illustrated by Sam Kieth; painted cover by Kieth


In stores November 14. The startling new HOMAGE miniseries continues! Some secrets are revealed in the second episode of Sam Kieth's story. Bev, Donna, Marion and Cindy are stuck in the car on the way to the wedding. Or at least, that's as far as Donna's gotten with her therapist. She's finding it difficult to just spill out the details of the trip. And when the revelations come, you won't know who's more surprised; Donna, reliving the experience, the therapist, hearing the details for the first time, or you!


MATURE READERS


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

VERTIGO

100 BULLETS #30
Written by Brian Azzarello; art by Eduardo Risso; painted cover by Dave Johnson


In stores November 7. "Contrabandolero," Part 3 of 3. As Wylie Times comes closer to crossing the Mexican border with his mysterious cargo, he finds himself closer to the edge than he'd care to be. Mixed up with some very dangerous people, Wylie finds himself outclassed, outwitted, and out of time. His only hope: a certain femme fatale. Too bad she's more dangerous than any scam he could dream up.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

100 BULLETS: HANG UP ON THE HANG LOW TP
Written by Brian Azzarello; art by Eduardo Risso; cover by Dave Johnson and Risso


In stores November 28. The shadowy and dangerous world of 100 BULLETS pulls another life into its web of intrigue in this third trade paperback collection, reprinting issues #15-19 of this modern noir classic. HANG UP ON THE HANG LOW brings us back to the gritty streets of the inner city, where the mysterious Agent Graves hands a young man called Loop one of his "special" briefcases, and things only get worse from there. For more information, see the feature article.


MATURE READERS


FC, 128 pg. Trade Paperback $9.95

AMERICAN CENTURY #9
Written by Howard Chaykin and David Tischman; art by Warren Pleece; painted cover by John Van Fleet


In stores November 21. A stand-alone issue and a perfect entry point for new readers! "Route 66": On his way out of Los Angeles, Harry Kraft is an easy rider down the famous two-lane blacktop. But when he makes a pit stop at a roadside cafe, he finds a hot blonde who'll do anything to escape her dead-end marriage to a boorish mechanic. Harry loves her cherry pie, but is it enough to make him commit murder? For more information, see the feature article.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

ANGEL AND THE APE #4
Written by Howard Chaykin and David Tischman; art by Philip Bond; cover by Arthur Adams


In stores November 28. The hilarious conclusion to the eccentric miniseries. Who did it? Who killed Bambi? From Bahbi Ganooszh to Dwight Kaywight, Angel and Sam have assembled all the suspects for a drawing room denouement that is certain to be shocking - after all, it's the last issue!


MATURE READERS


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

THE BOOKS OF MAGIC: RECKONINGS TP - NEW PRINTING
Written by John Ney Rieber; art by Peter Snejbjerg, Peter Gross, John Ridgway, and Michael Wm. Kaluta; cover by Kaluta


In stores November 7. Previously out of print, this much-demanded trade paperback - the third trade in THE BOOKS OF MAGIC collection - is now back in print, collecting THE BOOKS OF MAGIC #14-20. Tim Hunter must brave the deepest recesses of Hell to rescue all of the friends the demon Barbatos has successfully seduced.


MATURE READERS


FC, 192 pg. Trade Paperback $14.95

CODENAME: KNOCKOUT #7
Written by Robert Rodi; art by Yannick Paquette and Mark Farmer; cover by Brian Stelfreeze


In stores November 28. "Go-Go A-Go-Go." After quarrelling with Angela, Go-Go tries to lose himself in New York's gay club scene. But after a night of revelry, a chance encounter results in his being bashed…by Angela! Is it really happening, or is it bad vibes from a party drug? Disturbing doubts take shape in this stand-alone issue.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE CRUSADES #9
Written by Steven T. Seagle; art by Kelley Jones and Ron Randall; painted cover by Dean Ormston


In stores November 7. There's a new man in ravishing fact-checker Venus Kostopikas's life. But is he a rakish reporter with an offer she can't refuse? Is he a calculating cop caught between an ax and a hard place? Or is he a man named "Godfrey" who rides the night streets stabbing stomachs and smashing skulls in the name of justice?


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

GRIP: THE STRANGE WORLD OF MEN #1
Written and illustrated by Gilbert Hernandez; cover by Hernandez


In stores November 14. Indie comics' creator Gilbert Hernandez makes his VERTIGO debut with this bizarre and truly unique miniseries. Mike Chang's worst nightmares about gender, identity and conspiracy theories are about to collide - and come true. For more information, see the feature article.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. (1 of 5) $2.50

HELLBLAZER #168
Written by Brian Azzarello; art by Giuseppe Camuncoli; painted cover by Tim Bradstreet


In stores November 28. "A Fresh Coat of Red Paint" - a stand-alone issue. John Constantine finds himself craving something he's been missing for awhile: a night on the town. Trouble is, Constantine's not the only lost soul out for a good time. When he crosses paths with a group of lonely old ladies out to spend their social security checks and a prostitute willing to give him anything he wants, the real fun begins.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

HUNTER: THE AGE OF MAGIC #5
Written by Dylan Horrocks; art by Richard Case; painted cover by John Bolton


In stores November 14. Tim and Kalesh continue following the devastation that the Red Man has left behind. But in order to fight him, Tim must find his soul name, and undergo a painful Lakelander ritual.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

LUCIFER #20
Written by Mike Carey; art by Dean Ormston; painted cover by Christopher Moeller


In stores November 7. In "The Thunder Sermon," a riveting stand alone issue, two teenagers scale the harrowing, ever-changing architecture that is Lux, Lucifer's L.A. home, risking their lives and ultimately far more for a glimpse of The Morningstar's gate. Meanwhile, Lucifer receives uninvited visitors - and an ultimatum.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

OUTLAW NATION #15
Written by Jamie Delano; art by Goran Parlov and Goran Sudzuka; painted cover by Glenn Fabry


In stores November 21. Martin "The Devil Kid" is sliding down the slippery slope to Hell in a welter of blood and gore, and it looks as if Lola is along for the ride. With the Feds closing in with lethal force, Jenny is terrified for her son. She knows time is running out, but the situation is beyond her influence, and she is losing faith in Story. Story knows his own deadline is looming and he should be writing a way out of this mess…but does he have the words to do it?


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

PREACHER: DEAD OR ALIVE - THE COLLECTED COVERS HC - relist
Text by Garth Ennis and Glenn Fabry; painted art and cover by Fabry


In stores November 21. A hardcover collection featuring every PREACHER cover painting (including trade paperbacks and Specials) by superstar artist Glenn Fabry is reoffered, with running commentary by Garth Ennis and Fabry.


MATURE READERS


FC, 192 pg. Hardcover $29.95

THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: THE CORINTHIAN #2
Written by Darko Macan; art by Danijel Zezelj; painted cover by Dave McKean


In stores November 28. VERTIGO's newest miniseries continues. Venice, 1920. The dark mirror known as The Corinthian is desperate to find someone to teach him how to kill. His intended prey, former wartime adversary Charles Constantine has proven to be too much of a coward. So the Corinthian sets his sights on Charles's eclectically morbid accomplice, Coco. The social dynamics of Europe's upper class and the working class are exposed as police brutality and a nasty parade of bullets give the Corinthian the upper hand in this twisted tale of horror.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. (2 of 3) $2.50

TRANSMETROPOLITAN #51
Written by Warren Ellis; art by Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos; cover by Moebius


In stores November 14. Mitchell Royce doesn't just smoke. He's not one of those people who goes through a pack a day. He goes through one lung a month. He's stressed. He's stressed because he's been reminded by Spider Jerusalem of what journalism means. And because, since the corruption at The Word swelled up to take them both down, he's been digging for dirt. And he's got it. Mitchell Royce, two-fisted editor - scared as hell...


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

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


In stores November 21. The third of four double-sized Specials exploring the true horrors of World War II. In the waning days of the war in Europe, a battle-weary sergeant and the remnants of his decimated squad find a treasure trove of Nazi plunder and stolen luxuries the likes of which they could only dream of in the previous months of bloody fighting. But they quickly find that sometimes having it easy can test a soldier's resolve as much as the worst firefight. For more information, see the feature article.


MATURE READERS


FC, 64 pg. $4.95

THE WITCHING HOUR HC - relist
Written by Jeph Loeb; art and cover by Chris Bachalo and Art Thibert


In stores November 7. The bewitching hardcover that featured the VERTIGO debut of writer Jeph Loeb, and the VERTIGO return of artist Chris Bachalo is reoffered.


MATURE READERS


FC, 160 pg. Hardcover $29.95

MAD

MAD MAGAZINE #412
Written and illustrated by the Usual Gang of Idiots


In stores November 7. This issue ships in November, which means that Turkey Day is just around the corner. It's also the time of year to give thanks. So all of us at Mad wish to say thanks to the legion of turk…er…readers out there who continue to buy our magazine. We'll thank you even more if you buy this issue.


FC/B&W, 48 pg. Magazine Format $2.99

DC DIRECT

GREEN LANTERN POSTER
Art by Darryl Banks and Terry Austin


Advance-solicited; in stores February 27, 2002. Hal Jordan, the legendary Silver Age Green Lantern, and Kyle Rayner, the last man to wear the Power Ring of the Green Lanterns, are brought to life in this 24" x 36" full-color poster image by Darryl Banks & Terry Austin, from the cover to GREEN LANTERN 80-PAGE GIANT #1. Retailers, please note: The GREEN LANTERN POSTER is manufactured to order, so only limited quantities may be available for reorder. Final product may differ from image shown. This item is advance-solicited. Orders must be placed with those for November-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Poster $7.95

THE JOKER: LAST LAUGH POSTER
Art by Brian Bolland


Advance-solicited; in stores February 27, 2002. The Last Laugh will be on you if you miss THE JOKER: LAST LAUGH POSTER painted by the one-and-only Brian Bolland! This full-color poster measures 24" x 36" and features Bolland's stunning rendition of the Clown Prince of Crime, based on the cover to THE JOKER: LAST LAUGH #1. Retailers, please note: THE JOKER: LAST LAUGH POSTER is manufactured to order, so only limited quantities may be available for reorder. Final product may differ from image shown. This item is advance-solicited. Orders must be placed with those for November-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Poster $7.95

JUST-US-LEAGUE OF STUPID HEROES: ALFRED E. NEUMAN AS GREEN LANTERN ACTION FIGURE
Advance-solicited; in stores March 6, 2002. The Power Ring of the Green Lanterns, the most powerful weapon in the universe, powered by the thoughts of its wearer...in the hands of Alfred E. Neuman? Like he can muster up enough brain power to tie his shoelaces! The JUST-US-LEAGUE OF STUPID HEROES series of action figures (begun with ALFRED E. NEUMAN AS SUPERMAN and ALFRED E. NEUMAN AS BATMAN) continues, with Alfred in the (sort of) garb of a Green Lantern, featuring multiple points of articulation and standing approximately 6 1/8" tall. This figure also comes with a lantern - no, not a power battery, just a lantern! - and an extra set of hands, because, really, are two hands ever enough? Packaged in a 4-color blister pack. Retailers, please note: The JUST-US-LEAGUE OF STUPID HEROES: ALFRED E. NEUMAN AS GREEN LANTERN ACTION FIGURE is manufactured to order, so only limited quantities may be available for reorder. Final product may differ from image shown. This item is advance-solicited. Orders must be placed with those for November-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Action Figure PI

JUST-US-LEAGUE OF STUPID HEROES: ALFRED E. NEUMAN AS THE FLASH ACTION FIGURE
Advance-solicited; in stores March 6, 2002. Fast on his way to becoming the stupidest man alive, Alfred E. Neuman pours on the speed as the newest member of the Just Us League of Stupid Heroes, The Flash. The ALFRED E. NEUMAN AS THE FLASH ACTION FIGURE features multiple points of articulation, stands approximately 6 1/8" tall, and is packaged with an extra set of gloved hands. Packaged in a 4-color blister pack. Retailers, please note: The JUST-US-LEAGUE OF STUPID HEROES: ALFRED E. NEUMAN AS THE FLASH ACTION FIGURE is manufactured to order, so only limited quantities may be available for reorder. Final product may differ from image shown. This item is advance-solicited. Orders must be placed with those for November-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


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JUSTICE LEAGUE ANIMATED SERIES POSTER
Advance-solicited; in stores February 27, 2002. Based on the eagerly anticipated new Justice League animated series debuting on the Cartoon Network in November, 2001 from WB Animation! Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern, Martian Manhunter, and Hawkgirl are united to protect the world from whatever may threaten it as the Justice League! Now the heroes of the League have come together in this 24" x 36" poster, a force to be reckoned with...on a poster to be proudly displayed! Retailers, please note: The JUSTICE LEAGUE ANIMATED SERIES POSTER is manufactured to order, so only limited quantities may be available for reorder. Final product may differ from image shown. This item is advance-solicited. Orders must be placed with those for November-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Poster $7.95

PLASTIC MAN POSTER BY ALEX ROSS - relist
Painted art by Alex Ross


In stores November 14. Reoffered to coincide with the PLASTIC MAN ARCHIVES VOL. 3 HC, this stretched-out depiction of everyone's favorite pliable hero measures 22" x 34". Retailers, please note: Quantities are limited. Orders may be allocated.


FC, Poster $7.95

PREACHER: CASSIDY ACTION FIGURE - relist
In stores November 21. Reoffered again for those who may have missed him the first time around, Jesse Custer's sometimes best buddy, the undead Cassidy, comes to "life" in this 6 1/4" tall action figure. Packaged with a pint glass of blood in a 4-color blister pack. Retailers, please note: Quantities are limited. Orders may be allocated.


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PREACHER: SAINT OF KILLERS ACTION FIGURE - relist
In stores November 21. The accursed lawman who always has "enough gun" is captured in an action figure measuring over 6 1/4" tall. Packaged with a removable hat, a six-shooter and a rifle, in a 4-color blister pack. Retailers, please note: Quantities are limited. Orders may be allocated.


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PREACHER: TULIP ACTION FIGURE - relist
In stores November 21. From the pages of PREACHER comes Jesse Custer's pistol-packing on-again off-again girlfriend Tulip as a 6" tall action figure. Packaged with a small - but deadly - arsenal of guns in a 4-color blister pack. Retailers, please note: Quantities are limited. Orders may be allocated.


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THE SANDMAN: MORPHEUS & DANIEL SOFT TOYS 2-PACK SET
Advance-solicited; in stores March 6, 2002. The latest Soft Toys from DC DIRECT, featuring characters from THE SANDMAN! Morpheus...the Sandman, lord of the Dreaming and one of the Endless. Since man began to dream, Morpheus has watched over the kingdom of their dreams. When Morpheus' time as the Sandman ended, Daniel, a son of the Dreaming, came forth to take his place. Now Morpheus and Daniel take their places alongside the other members of the Endless as new Soft Toys. Both the Morpheus and Daniel Soft Toys stand approximately 7" tall, and are packaged together in a 4-color window box. Retailers, please note: THE SANDMAN: MORPHEUS & DANIEL SOFT TOYS 2-PACK SET is manufactured to order, so only limited quantities may be available for reorder. Final product may differ from image shown. This item is advance-solicited. Orders must be placed with those for November-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Soft Toys 2-Pack Set $24.95

SUPERMAN: DEPARTURE FROM KRYPTON STATUE
Designed and sculpted by William Paquet


Advance-solicited; in stores February 20, 2002. With the destruction of Krypton imminent, scientist Jor-El and his wife Lara placed their infant son Kal-El in an experimental rocket to send him to Earth and safety. Now that defining moment for the child who would grow up to become Superman is brought to life in the SUPERMAN: DEPARTURE FROM KRYPTON STATUE, a hand-painted cold-cast porcelain statue depicting Jor-El and Lara bidding farewell to their son as he's placed in the rocket. This statue stands approximately 9 1/8" tall x 6 3/4" wide x 5" deep. The SUPERMAN: DEPARTURE FROM KRYPTON STATUE will be followed by the SUPERMAN: ARRIVAL IN SMALLVILLE STATUE in 2003. Packaged in a 4-color box. Retailers, please note: The SUPERMAN: DEPARTURE FROM KRYPTON STATUE is manufactured to order, so only limited quantities may be available for reorder. Final product may differ from image shown. This item is advance-solicited. Orders must be placed with those for November-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Statue $175.00

SUPERMAN POSTER
Art by Ed McGuinness and Cam Smith


Advance-solicited; in stores February 27, 2002. As requested by our fans! The image of a Man of Steel, soaring through the sky against the backdrop of his beloved Metropolis, was originally the cover of SUPERMAN #154 - the debut of artist Ed McGuinness - and is now a breathtaking, full-color 24" x 36" poster! The Man of Tomorrow is a powerful sight to behold in this awesome image of the World's Original Super-Hero! Retailers, please note: The SUPERMAN POSTER is manufactured to order, so only limited quantities may be available for reorder. Final product may differ from image shown. This item is advance-solicited. Orders must be placed with those for November-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Poster $7.95

TOM STRONG DELUXE ACTION FIGURE SET - relist
In stores November 14. Reoffered to coincide with the release of TOM STRONG'S TERRIFIC TALES #1, this deluxe set features a 6 1/4" tall Tom Strong figure featuring multiple points of articulation, packaged with a gun, knife, and a helicopter-backpack. Also included is a 7" tall Pneuman figure. Packaged in a 4-color window box. Retailers, please note: Quantities are limited. Orders may be allocated.


FC, Deluxe Action Figure Set PI

WONDER WOMAN SNOWGLOBE
Sculpted by Tim Bruckner; designed by Terry Dodson


Advance-solicited; in stores February 27, 2002. Wonder Woman, Amazon Princess and warrior for peace, is featured in the dynamic new WONDER WOMAN SNOWGLOBE! Poised for action, her bracelets raised to ward off the bullets of her foes, the WONDER WOMAN SNOWGLOBE is set upon a Greco-Roman-style base decorated with the Golden Lasso, sword, battleaxe and helmet of the Amazing Amazon's arsenal. The WONDER WOMAN SNOWGLOBE stands approximately 7 7/8" high x 3 3/4" wide x 3 3/4" deep. Packaged in a 4-color box. Retailers, please note: The WONDER WOMAN SNOWGLOBE is manufactured to order, so only limited quantities may be available for reorder. Final product may differ from image shown. This item is advance-solicited. Orders must be placed with those for November-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Snowglobe $79.95

CLASSIC BATMAN MINI-BUST
Designed and sculpted by Tim Bruckner


Pre-solicited; in stores March 20, 2002. DC Direct's line of Mini-Busts, begun with the CLASSIC SUPERMAN MINI-BUST, continues with this dynamic portrayal of a classic Batman. The Dark Knight stands with hands on hips, poised and ready to strike out against any threat to Gotham City. The CLASSIC BATMAN MINI-BUST is a hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue and stands 5" tall and 5 1/8" wide. Packaged in a 4-color box. Look for the DC Direct line of Mini-Busts of classic heroes every other month during 2002! Retailers, please note: The CLASSIC BATMAN MINI-BUST is manufactured to order, so only limited quantities may be available for reorder. Final product may differ from image shown. This item is pre-solicited. Orders must be placed with those for December-released product, solicited in next month's issue of Previews.


FC, Mini-Bust $45.00

GREEN LANTERN ALAN SCOTT POWER BATTERY REPLICA
Pre-solicited; in stores March 27, 2002. He was Earth's first Green Lantern! Engineer Alan Scott came upon a mysterious green lantern that granted him the power to convert his every thought into reality...and now you too can own this wondrous power battery with the GREEN LANTERN ALAN SCOTT POWER BATTERY REPLICA! This detailed resin replica - standing approximately 10" tall x 6" wide x 6 1/2" deep - is a faithful reproduction of Alan Scott's battery of power and comes with a one-size-fits-all PVC Green Lantern ring and resin base on which to display it with an on/off switch for lighting up the battery (with the light on a 30-second timer). It is packaged with one extra light bulb and 4 AA batteries, and makes a nice companion piece to the GREEN LANTERN HAL JORDAN POWER BATTERY REPLICA. Packaged in a 4-color box. Retailers, please note: The GREEN LANTERN ALAN SCOTT POWER BATTERY REPLICA is manufactured to order, so only limited quantities may be available for reorder. Final product may differ from image shown. This item is pre-solicited. Orders must be placed with those for December-released product, solicited in next month's issue of Previews.


FC, Prop $249.95

JUSTICE LEAGUE ANIMATED: WONDER WOMAN MAQUETTE
Sculpted by Karen Palinko


Pre-solicited; in stores March 13, 2002. DC Direct presents its first ever line of Maquettes, beginning with the JUSTICE LEAGUE ANIMATED: WONDER WOMAN MAQUETTE! Featuring the super-heroes as they will appear in the exciting new Justice League WB Animation series appearing on the Cartoon Network in the Fall of 2001. Throughout 2002, DC Direct will exclusively produce Maquettes of all the characters from the JLA Animated series including: Martian Manhunter, Superman, Green Lantern, Hawkgirl, the Flash, and Batman…at a very affordable price! Stands approximately 9 1/8" overall on a base. Packaged in a 4-color box. Retailers, please note: The JUSTICE LEAGUE ANIMATED: WONDER WOMAN MAQUETTE is manufactured to order, so only limited quantities may be available for reorder. Final product may differ from image shown. This item is pre-solicited. Orders must be placed with those for December-released product, solicited in next month's issue of Previews.


FC, Maquette $89.95

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