DC Unveils New Collected Editions from the Original Universe

Mon, April 5th, 2004 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

Official Press Release

This summer DC Comics releases an array of new collected editions starring the World's Greatest Super-Heroes. The titles feature Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and other super-heroes from every corner of the DCU, and are highlighted by a hardcover collection of the sold-out "Godfall" storyline from ACTION COMICS, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN and SUPERMAN as well as the first-ever Archive based on material originally published by Charlton Comics.

The new DCU titles include:

CATWOMAN: NINE LIVES OF A FELINE FATALE TP


* A 208-page trade paperback collecting stories from BATMAN #1, 197, 210 and 392, DETECTIVE COMICS #203, SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE #70-71, CATWOMAN (first series) #54, BATMAN: GOTHAM ADVENTURES #4 and CATWOMAN SECRET FILES #1


* Written by Bill Finger, Edmond Hamilton, Leo Dorfman, Gardner Fox, Frank Robbins, Doug Moench, Devin Grayson, Ty Templeton and Ed Brubaker; art by Bob Kane, Lew Sayre Schwartz & Charles Paris, Kurt Schaffenberger, Irv Novick & Joe Giella, Tom Mandrake & Jan Duursema, Jim Balent, Rick Burchett & Terry Beatty, Michael Avon Oeming & Mike Manley. Also included is an introduction by Michael Uslan, plus pin-ups by George Prez, Adam Hughes, Jim Balent & Joe Jusko and others


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in June with a cover price of $14.95 U.S.

CATWOMAN: THE MOVIE AND OTHER CAT TALES TP


* A 128-page trade paperback collecting the CATWOMAN: THE MOVIE comics adaptation, CATWOMAN (first series) #0 and CATWOMAN (second series) #11 and a special sketchbook section by Jim Lee


* Written by Chuck Austen, Doug Moench, Steven Grant and Ed Brubaker; art by Tom Derenick & Adam DeKraker, Paul Gulacy & Jimmy Palmiotti, Jim Balent, Brad Rader, Jim Lee and others


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in July with a cover price of $9.95 U.S.

GREEN LANTERN/GREEN ARROW Vol. 2 TP


* A 200-page trade paperback collecting GREEN LANTERN/GREEN ARROW #83-87 and 89, plus stories from THE FLASH #217-219 and the never-before-reprinted back-up story from THE FLASH #226


* Written by Dennis O'Neil with art by Neal Adams, Dick Giordano and Bernie Wrightson, plus an introduction by Giordano


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in July with a cover price of $12.95 U.S.

ALL STAR COMICS ARCHIVES Vol. 10 HC


* A 216-page hardcover collecting ALL STAR COMICS #44-48


* Written by John Broome with art by Irwin Hasen, Arthur Peddy, Bob Oksner and Bernard Sachs and an introduction by Roy Thomas


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in July with a cover price of $49.95 U.S.

CRISIS ON MULTIPLE EARTHS Vol. 3 TP


* A 192-page trade paperback collecting JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #91-92, #100-102, #107-108 and #113


* Written by Mike Friedrich and Len Wein with art by Dick Dillin, Joe Giella, Dick Giordano, Neal Adams and Nick Cardy and an introduction by Wein


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in July with a cover price of $14.95 U.S.

WONDER WOMAN: DOWN TO EARTH TP


* A 160-page trade paperback collecting WONDER WOMAN #195-200


* Written by Greg Rucka with art by Drew Johnson & Ray Snyder and Eric Shanower, plus pin-ups by Brian Stelfreeze, Steve Rude, Stuart Immonen and Eduardo Risso and a new cover by Greg Land


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in July with a cover price of $14.95 U.S.

THE FLASH: BLITZ TP


* A 224-page trade paperback collecting THE FLASH #192-200


* Written by Geoff Johns with art by Scott Kolins, Phil Winslade, Doug Hazlewood, Al Gordon and Walden Wong


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in July with a cover price of $19.95 U.S.

BATMAN: HUSH Vol. 1 TP


* A 128-page trade paperback collecting BATMAN #608-612 plus four pages of story added for the hardcover and two pages initially available exclusively at dccomics.com


* Written by Jeph Loeb with art by Jim Lee & Scott Williams and an introduction by Loeb


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in July with a cover price of $12.95 U.S.

SUPERMAN: THE GREATEST STORIES EVER TOLD TP


* A 192-page trade paperback collecting stories from SUPERMAN #1, 65, 156, 247, and 400 (first series), Look Magazine, MAN OF STEEL #1, SUPERMAN #18 (second series), and ACTION COMICS #775


* Written by Jerry Siegel, William Woolfolk, Edmond Hamilton, Elliot S. Maggin, Jim Steranko, John Byrne and Joe Kelly; art by Joe Shuster, Al Plastino, Curt Swan, George Klein, Murphy Anderson, Steranko, Byrne, Dick Giordano, Mike Mignola, Karl Kesel, Doug Mahnke, Lee Bermejo, Tim Bradstreet and others


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in August with a cover price of $19.95 U.S.

GREEN ARROW: ARCHER'S QUEST TP


* A 176-page trade paperback collecting GREEN ARROW (second series) #16-21


* Written by Brad Meltzer with art by Phil Hester and Ande Parks and a cover by Matt Wagner, an introduction by Senator Patrick Leahy and an afterword by Greg Rucka


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in August with a cover price of $14.95 U.S.

SUPERMAN: GODFALL HC


* A 128-page hardcover collecting the lead stories from ACTION COMICS #812-813, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #625-626 and SUPERMAN #202-203


* Written by Michael Turner and Joe Kelly with art by Talent Caldwell & Jason Gorder and Turner


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in August with a cover price of $19.95 U.S.

ACTION HERO ARCHIVES Vol. 1 HC


* A 228-page hardcover collecting stories from SPACE ADVENTURES #33-42 and CAPTAIN ATOM #78-82, from 1960 through 1966


* Written by Steve Ditko, Joe Gill and David Kaler with art by Ditko, Rocke Mastroserio and Frank McLaughlin


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in August with a cover price of $49.95 U.S.

BATMAN: DEATH AND THE MAIDENS TP


* A 224-page trade paperback collecting BATMAN: DEATH AND THE MAIDENS #1-9 and a story from DETECTIVE COMICS #793


* Written by Greg Rucka with art by Klaus Janson


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in August with a cover price of $19.95 U.S.

GREEN LANTERN: PASSING THE TORCH TP


* A 128-page trade paperback collecting GREEN LANTERN #156, #158-161 and GREEN LANTERN SECRET FILES #2


* Written by Judd Winick with art by Dale Eaglesham & Rodney Ramos and Ariel Olivetti


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in August with a cover price of $12.95 U.S.

ROBIN: UNMASKED TP


* A 128-page trade paperback collecting ROBIN #121-125


* Written by Bill Willingham with art by Rick Mays, Francisco Rodriguez de la Fuente, Aaron Sowd and Jason Pearson


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in August with a cover price of $12.95 U.S.

THE LEGION: FOUNDATIONS TP


* A 200-page trade paperback collecting THE LEGION #25-30 and THE LEGION SECRET FILES 3003


* Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning with art by Chris Batista & Chip Wallace, Tony Harris & Tom Feister, Eric Wight, Dave Cockrum, Paul Rivoche, Leonard Kirk & Robin Riggs, Doug Hazlewood, Al Milgrom and Lanning.


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in August with a cover price of $19.95 U.S.

SUPERMAN ADVENTURES Vol. 1: UP, UP AND AWAY! TP


* A 112-page digest collecting SUPERMAN ADVENTURES #16, 19 and 22-24


* Written by Mark Millar with art by Aluir Amancio & Terry Austin and Mike Manley


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in August with a cover price of $6.95 U.S.

SUPERMAN ADVENTURES Vol. 2: THE NEVER-ENDING BATTLE TP


* A 112-page digest collecting SUPERMAN ADVENTURES #25-29


* Written by Mark Millar with art by Aluir Amancio & Terry Austin and Mike Manley


* Scheduled to arrive in stores in August with a cover price of $6.95 U.S.

 
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