DC Comics Solicitations for October, 2012

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BEFORE WATCHMEN: RORSCHACH #2
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Backup story written by LEN WEIN
Art and cover by LEE BERMEJO
Backup story art by JOHN HIGGINS
1:25 Variant cover by JOCK
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 4, $3.99 US
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
“Look over your shoulder. Someone is following.”
And don’t miss the latest sensational chapter of the CRIMSON CORSAIR, from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BEFORE WATCHMEN: DR. MANHATTAN #2
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Backup story written by LEN WEIN
Art and cover by ADAM HUGHES
Backup story art by JOHN HIGGINS
1:25 Variant cover by P. CRAIG RUSSELL
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 4, $3.99 US
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
“Lightning never strikes the same place twice, remember?”
And don’t miss the latest sensational chapter of the CRIMSON CORSAIR, from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BEFORE WATCHMEN: MINUTEMEN #4
Written by DARWYN COOKE
Backup story written by LEN WEIN
Art and cover by DARWYN COOKE
Backup story art by JOHN HIGGINS
1:25 Variant cover by STEVE RUDE
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $3.99 US
Combo pack edition $4.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
“You tell them, Hollis. Tell them all what they did to us!”
And don’t miss the latest sensational chapter of the CRIMSON CORSAIR, from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BEFORE WATCHMEN: SILK SPECTRE #4
Written by DARWYN COOKE and AMANDA CONNER
Backup story written by LEN WEIN
Art and cover by AMANDA CONNER
Backup story art by JOHN HIGGINS
1:25 Variant cover by BRUCE TIMM
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 4, $3.99 US
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
“I don’t know who this broad thinks she is, but I want her deader than my last wife.”
And don’t miss the latest sensational chapter of the CRIMSON CORSAIR, from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BEFORE WATCHMEN: COMEDIAN #4
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Backup story written by LEN WEIN
Art and cover by J.G. JONES
Backup story art by JOHN HIGGINS
1:25 Variant cover by BRIAN STELFREEZE
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $3.99 US
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
“All I could see was red. Then I saw the white and the blue.
“And the pinko.”
And don’t miss the latest sensational chapter of the CRIMSON CORSAIR, from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #13
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by TONY S. DANIEL and RICHARD FRIEND
Backup story art by GARY FRANK
Variant cover by CAMERON STEWART
1:100 B&W Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
• GEOFF JOHNS is joined by TONY DANIEL for a two-part chapter in the Justice League saga marching toward TRINITY WAR.
• JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 will have the world debating its shocking conclusion – and where it will lead from here!
• The League takes on a villain destined to be one of the greatest threats to the DC Universe in the year ahead – the mysterious Cheetah! But who is she? What is her connection to Wonder Woman? And how will this fundamentally change the relationships within the team?
• Plus: The next chapter of the SHAZAM! backup epic by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

AQUAMAN #13
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• The finale of “The Others.”
• Aquaman pushed to the breaking point!
• Who is Black Manta working for?

WONDER WOMAN #13
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by TONY AKINS and DAN GREEN
Cover by CLIFF CHIANG
1:25 B&W Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• A terrible betrayal forces Wonder Woman to make a deal with the gods who want her dead!
• Ares, god of war, takes a sudden interest in the Amazing Amazon!

GREEN ARROW #13
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II and ROB HUNTER
Cover by AARON LOPRESTI
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Green Arrow in China battling zombie warriors!
• Side by side with the Chinese kung fu genius extraordinaire, Suzie Ming!
• Ollie comes home to find trouble in the sky over Seattle – trouble that will lead to the “HAWKMAN: WANTED” storyline starting next month in GREEN ARROW and THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN!

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #13
Plotted by ROB LIEFELD
Scripted by ROB LIEFELD and MARK POULTON
Art and cover by JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERT
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• “HAWKMAN: WANTED” begins here!
• The secrets of Hawkman’s past are coming to claim him in an adventure that will span the entire DC Universe before its shocking conclusion!
• Continues next month in both THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN and GREEN ARROW!

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #13
Written by MARC ANDREYKO
Art by ROBSON ROCHA
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The New 52 debut of not one, but TWO heroes – Black Lightning and Blue Devil!
• Fan-favorite writer Marc Andreyko kicks off our strangest team up yet with a stunning mystery!
• Can these two VERY different heroes keep it together without killing each other long enough to unlock a new corner of the DC Universe?

THE FURY OF FIRESTORM, THE NUCLEAR MEN #13
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art by DAN JURGENS and RAY McCARTHY
Cover by DAN JURGENS and NORM RAPMUND
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Ronnie and Jason not only not only have to deal with a new twist to the Firestorm powers, but they also must face off against the murderous DataXen!
• New series writer/penciller Dan Jurgens blasts Firestorm in a whole new direction beginning this issue!

THE FLASH #13
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
1:25 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• “GORILLA WARFARE” starts here!
• Gorilla Grodd’s army attacks Central City, and The Flash is forced to team up with the Rogues!?

EARTH 2 #5
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• It’s the final showdown with GRUNDY!
• The Green Lantern, Hawkgirl and The Flash take on Grundy and the military’s hero, The Atom!
• The Green Lantern makes a choice that will change the course of Earth 2 forever!

WORLDS’ FINEST #5
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by GEORGE PEREZ, JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ and JERRY ORDWAY
Cover by JERRY ORDWAY
1:25 B&W Variant cover by JERRY ORDWAY
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• Power Girl and Huntress attempt to get back home to Earth 2 – but is the Boom Tube just a one-way trip?
• The secrets of Power Girl’s abilities revealed.
• Featuring artwork by the legendary Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez and Jerry Ordway!

ACTION COMICS #13
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Backup story written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art by TRAVEL FOREMAN
Backup story art by BRAD WALKER
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
Variant cover by RAGS MORALES
1:100 B&W cover by BRYAN HITCH
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
• You won’t want to miss the return of Krypto!
• Superman must face down a threat from the Phantom Zone – with the help of The Phantom Stranger!
• Grant Morrison makes a major change in ACTION COMICS in this special issue featuring art by Travel Foreman!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #1
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Backup story written by MAX LANDIS
Art and cover by CULLY HAMNER
Backup story art by RYAN SOOK
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
• The secrets of the “missing five years” between when Clark Kent came to Metropolis and the present day continue to be revealed!
• In the wake of Brainiac’s attack on Metropolis, Superman faces his first Earth-born villain: the Kryptonite Man!
• Plus: A special backup story by the screenwriter of Chronicle, Max Landis!

SUPERMAN #13
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
1:25 B&W Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• It’s a deathrap for Superman as he matches wits with his greatest enemy for the final time as The Man of Steel loses it!

SUPERGIRL #13
Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON
Art and cover by SAMI BASRI
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Supergirl in all-out battle with a new, deadly version of an old foe: Tycho!
• Check out Kara’s very own Fortress of Solitude!

SUPERBOY #13
Written by TOM DeFALCO
Art and cover by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Superboy’s attempts to lead a normal life are interrupted by the reappearance of the mysterious Jocelyn Lure!
• Superboy’s search for Caitlin and the Ravagers leads to his guest appearance in THE RAVAGERS #5 this month.

TALON #1
Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH
1:25 Variant cover by TREVOR McCARTHY
1:200 B&W Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
• A new series spinning out of “Night of the Owls”!
• After many years on the run, Calvin Rose returns to Gotham City to investigate the fallout from “Night of the Owls”!
• Can the Court of Owls finally be defeated? Could Calvin have the one thing he’s been seeking his entire life: his freedom?

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #5
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
Variant cover by FRAZER IRVING
1:00 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
• Return to the future world seen in BATMAN #666, where Damian has taken over the mantle of the Bat!
• The whole world has gone mad. The only sane people left are in Arkham Asylum – where Batman is the warden!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BATMAN #13
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Backup story written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
Backup story art by ANDY CLARKE
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
Variant cover by AARON KUDER
1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
• The Joker returns in “DEATH OF THE FAMILY”!
• He crippled Batgirl. He killed Robin. What will The Joker do now that he’s returned to Gotham City?
• What must Batman do to protect his secret identity and that of those who fight alongside him?
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

DETECTIVE COMICS #13
Written by JOHN LAYMAN
Art and cover by JASON FABOK
Backup story art by SZYMON KUDRANSKI
1:25 B&W Variant cover by JASON FABOK
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• All kneel before Emperor Penguin!
• There’s a hit out on Bruce Wayne!
• This new story from writer John Layman (Chew) gueststars Nightwing!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #13
Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art and cover by DAVID FINCH
1:25 Variant cover by DAVID FINCH
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• Batman is pushed to his limits as he faces a fear toxin unlike any he has ever encountered!
• What is Batman most afraid of? Find out here!
• More on The Scarecrow’s origin.

BATMAN AND ROBIN #13
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Gotham City is being devoured by zombies!
• Learn the dangerous secrets of the 2-Club!

BATGIRL #13
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art and cover by ED BENES
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The first meeting between Batgirl and Catwoman in The New 52!
• Plus, the Talon that Barbara faced during Night of the Owls is back for revenge!

BATGIRL ANNUAL #1
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by ADMIRA WIJAYA
Cover by ED BENES
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
• Batgirl is on the hunt for Catwoman – but who is after Batgirl?

BATWOMAN #13
Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN
Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
1:25 B&W Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• Batwoman and Wonder Woman team up!
• Batwoman and Wonder Woman team up! (We’re so excited we had to say it twice!)
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.

BATWING #13
Written by JUDD WINICK
Art by MARCUS TO and RYAN WINN
Cover by MARCUS TO
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Batwing vs. Father Lost and his cult of death!
• He’s the new villain introduced in this issue – so who are the two new heroes you’ll meet? Find out here!

BIRDS OF PREY #13
Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Art by ROMANO MOLENAAR
Cover by BEN OLIVER
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The team crosses paths with a cult of assassins that has ties to Katana!
• A new arc starts in the wake of a team member’s betrayal...

CATWOMAN #13
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art by ADRIANA MELO and JULIO FERREIRA
Cover by ANDY CLARKE
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• New series writer Ann Nocenti takes Catwoman deep under cover!
• Catwoman is the best thief in the world, but stealing another person is a new challenge!
• The true origin of Selina Kyle revealed!

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #13
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by TIMOTHY GREEN II
Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The conclusion of Starfire’s battle for the throne of Tamaran as she is reunited with her sister, Blackfire!
• Plus: The appearance of someone very bad from for Jason Todd’s past.

NIGHTWING #13
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art by EDDY BARROWS, RUY JOSE and EBER FERREIRA
Cover by EDDY BARROWS
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Lady Shiva makes her New 52 debut!
• Why has one of the world’s most deadly assassins returned to Gotham City?

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #13
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by CAFU
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Order Form for details.
• “Rise of the Third Army”!
• As John Stewart discovers there’s a new GL on Earth, the Third Army Strikes!
• Also in this issue: EVERYTHING changes for Guy Gardner!

GREEN LANTERN #13
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS
“We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover available
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the Order Form for details.
• “Rise of the Third Army”!
• Earth’s new Green Lantern battles The Justice League!
• Meanwhile, The Guardians begin their final step in the destruction of the Lanterns by releasing the first of the Third Army soldiers!

RED LANTERNS #13
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Order Form for details.
• “Rise of the Third Army”!
• As the Third Army attacks, a Red Lantern will die!
• What dark choice will Atrocitus be forced to make to insure the survival of the Red Lantern Corps?

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #13
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by AARON KUDER
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Order Form for details.
• “Rise of the Third Army”!
• Kyle Rayner arrives on Earth to heartbreaking news!
• The debut of the all-new Carol Ferris Star Sapphire!

THE PHANTOM STRANGER #1
Written by DAN DIDIO
Art by BRENT ANDERSON and SCOTT HANNA
Cover by BRENT ANDERSON
1:25 Variant cover by SHANE DAVIS
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
• An all-new series focusing on secrets of The New 52 you never imagined!
• The Phantom Stranger strikes a bargain with Lord Trigon that will have serious repercussions in the DC Universe!
• From afar, Pandora watches!

SWORD OF SORCERY #1
Written by CHRISTY MARX
Backup story written by TONY BEDARD
Art and cover by AARON LOPRESTI
Backup story art by JESUS SAIZ
1:25 Variant cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
• AMETHYST returns as this amazing new series begins!
• The good news: Amy Winston can transform into Princess Amaya, protector of Gemworld!
• The bad news: It seems her family wants to kill her!
• Plus: A backup story featuring the brutality of Beowulf!

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK ANNUAL #1
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by MIKEL JANIN
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
• Continued from JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #13, it’s the big finale to Jeff Lemire’s first epic story!
• Guest-starring Frankenstein and, from the new series SWORD OF SORCERY, Amethyst!

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #13
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by MIKEL JANIN
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• House of Mystery vs. House of Secrets!
• The team is so badly defeated that even Constantine is out of tricks. Uh-oh…
• To be concluded in this month’s JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK ANNUAL #1.

DIAL H #5
Written by CHINA MIEVILLE
Art by MATEUS SANTOLOUCO
Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• It’s Nelson and Manteau versus Abyss! But with two heroes and only one Dial, who will “dial up” to save the day?
ª And as the dust settles, a new player emerges. Is he friend, foe – or something else entirely?

ANIMAL MAN #13
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by STEVE PUGH
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• It’s the story you’ve been waiting for: “ROTWORLD: THE RED KINGDOM”!
• Part one of a four-part epic in which the Earth has fallen to the Rot!
• Guest-starring Justice League Dark, Beast Boy and many other heroes and villains from the DC Universe!

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #13
Written by MATT KINDT
Art and cover by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and WAYNE FAUCHER
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Animal Man and Swamp Thing fans take note: “ROTWORLD: SECRETS OF THE DEAD” starts here!
• A 3-issue arc showcasing Frankenstein’s battle against the Rot invasion!

SWAMP THING #13
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• “ROTWORLD: THE GREEN KINGDOM” begins!
• Swamp Thing learns the truth of how the Earth fell to the Rot as seen in this month’s issues of ANIMAL MAN and FRANKENSTEIN: AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E.
• Guest-starring Poison Ivy, Deadman and The Parliament of Trees!

SWAMP THING ANNUAL #1
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by BECKY CLOONAN and MARCO RUDY
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T+
• Years ago, Alec Holland met Anton Arcane...and the seeds of that encounter created the nightmare that is Rotworld!
• This extra-sized tale of monsters and madness examines one of the greatest rivalries in the DC Universe!

DEMON KNIGHTS #13
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Everything’s gone to hell for the Demon Knights – literally!
• If they can’t escape Lucifer’s clutches, Jason Blood and the rest of the Earth are doomed.

I, VAMPIRE #13
Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO
Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• The world’s worst nightmare has come true: Andrew Bennett, the only good vampire, has gone very, very bad!
• It’s up to the woman who loves him to put him down...but Mary, Queen of Blood, is now a mere human!

TEAM 7 #1
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art by JESUS MERINO
Cover by DOUG MAHNKE
1:25 Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
• Learn how the secret wars of the New 52 were fought by TEAM 7!
• Early adventures of Deathstroke, Black Canary, Grifter, Amanda Waller, Steve Trevor and others!
• This issue: Battlefield Gamorra!

ALL-STAR WESTERN #13
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by MORITAT
Backup story art by PHIL WINSLADE
Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+
• Haly’s Circus is in town! And so is murder!
• Plus, in the backup story: The origin of the all-new Tomahawk!

G.I. COMBAT #5
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Backup story written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by HOWARD CHAYKIN
Backup story art by STAZ JOHNSON
Cover by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and WAYNE FAUCHER
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+
• Jeb Stuart breaks the Haunted Tank out of ARGUS’s Black Room!
• Plus: The Unknown Soldier in a race against time to defeat American terrorists on American soil!

GRIFTER #13
Plotted by ROB LIEFELD
Scripted by ROB LIEFELD and FRANK TIERI
Art by SCOTT CLARK and DAVE BEATY
Cover by ROB LIEFELD
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Grifter and Voodoo seek a super weapon in the fight against Helspont, but it turns out to be much more than they bargained for!
• The war against the Daemonites on Earth is heating up – and casualties are coming!

DEATHSTROKE #13
Written by ROB LIEFELD
Art and cover by ROB LIEFELD
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• Deathstroke and Zealot learn the terrible fate of the planet Kheran and brace for the long-lasting repercussions it will have on the DC Universe.

SUICIDE SQUAD #13
Written by ADAM GLASS
Art by CLIFF RICHARDS
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• Behold, Regulus!
• The traitor among the team revealed!
• Basilisk fights the Squad on two fronts – and one is Amanda Waller’s own home!

STORMWATCH #13
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by WILL CONRAD
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• Midnighter and Apollo go AWOL from Stormwatch!
• The debut of The Demon in the modernday New 52! Will he be the team’s most unpredictable new member?
• What is the centuries-spanning connection between STORMWATCH and DEMON KNIGHTS?

TEEN TITANS #13
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by ALE GARZA
Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• Wonder Girl must battle her former lover for possession of her stolen armor!
• Is something wicked coming for Tim Drake?

THE RAVAGERS #5
Written by HOWARD MACKIE
Art and cover by IAN CHURCHILL and NORM RAPMUND
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Caitlin and Superboy reunited – and that’s not a good thing for Ridge!
•Beast Boy’s powers become dangerous as he feels the effects of “Rotworld: The Red Kingdom,” from ANIMAL MAN!

BLUE BEETLE #13
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art and cover by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYER
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Jaime is stranded on Reachworld!
• For the first time, you’ll see the hidden secrets of the galaxy’s most dangerous homeworld!
• Khaji-Kai returns!

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #13
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by STEVE LIGHTLE
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The Legion take on space pirates!
• Meanwhile, rumors concerning the Fatal Five start to spread…

LEGION LOST #13
Written by TOM DeFALCO
Art by PETE WOODS
Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Harvest returns as Kwark the Space Barbarian comes forth to kill!
• The team may have survived The Culling, but will they make it through this adventure?

JOE KUBERT PRESENTS #1
Written and illustrated by JOE KUBERT, BRIAN BUNIAK and SAM GLANZMAN
Cover by JOE KUBERT
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, 1 of 6, no interior ads, $4.99 US • RATED T
• Don’t miss the start of this far-ranging collection of stories from comics legend Joe Kubert and other great talents! This debut issue includes:
• Joe Kubert writes and illustrates two stories: A new Hawkman epic, and a tale of hard times called “Spit.”  
• A tale of Angel and The Ape from writer/artist Brian Buniak.
• Plus: Writer/artist Sam Glanzman returns to comics with a new tale of the U.S.S. Stevens!

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #1
Written by DAMON LINDELOF, JONATHAN LARSEN and TOM TAYLOR
Art by JEFF LEMIRE, J.G. JONES, NICOLA SCOTT and WAYNE FAUCHER
Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:25 Variant cover by STEPHEN PLATT
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
• The first time in print for this digital-first series!
• Original, non-continuity short stories featuring Batman as written and illustrated by some of comics’ finest talents!
• Stories in this debut issue include “The Butler Did It,” “All of the Above” and “The Crime Never Committed.”

AME-COMI GIRLS #1: FEATURING WONDER WOMAN
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by AMANDA CONNER, TONY AKINS and WALDEN WONG
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
1:25 Variant cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
• The first time in print for this digital-first series!
• First of new series inspired by the popular figures from DC Collectibles!
• Wonder Woman must stop an attack on Themyscira!
• Features the spectacular artwork of AMANDA CONNER (BEFORE WATCHMEN: SILK SPECTRE)!

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #7
Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by MIKE S. MILLER
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!
• The Gotham City Sirens are caught in the Arkham spotlight!
• Poison Ivy plots revenge against Catwoman!
• Whose side is Harley Quinn on?

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #9
Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN, DEREK FRIDOLFS, HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY and NORM BREYFOGLE
Cover by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!
• Catwoman battles The Jokerz as a shocking new ally joins the fight!
• It’s open warfare over Metropolis as KOBRA’s attempt to destroy the Earth begins!
• The cataclysmic conflict between Superman and Lex Luthor’s heir comes to a head!

NATIONAL COMICS: MADAME X #1
Written by ROB WILLIAMS
Art by TREVOR HAIRSINE
Cover by FIONA STAPLES
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The once-famous tarot card reader Madame X now works at a law firm as the resident “psychic” – but can her “powers” help her solve a complicated new case?
• From the acclaimed team of Rob Williams (Iron Man, Cla$$War) and Trevor Hairsine (Captain America, Cla$$War)!

PHANTOM LADY #3
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by CAT STAGGS
Cover by STEPHANE ROUX
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 4, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Phantom Lady and Doll Man face the frenzied fury of Funerella!
• Can the newly formed duo stand a chance against this villain’s strange powers?

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #6
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by PERE PEREZ
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!
• The Dark Knight comes to Metropolis and runs afoul of...Clark Kent?

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS VOL. 1: REDEMPTION TP
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale NOVEMBER 7 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US
• Collecting issues #1-7 of the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series!
• The Red Hood is cornered by Green Arrow’s rejected sidekick Arsenal and the alien Starfire – and they want him to lead them as a crimefighting team!
• Together, they’re about to face threats including The Untitled, Crux and the superassassin known as Essence!

BLACKHAWKS VOL. 1: THE GREAT LEAP FORWARD TP
Written by MIKE COSTA
Art by KEN LASHLEY, GRAHAM NOLAN, CAFU and others
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale NOVEMBER 21 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US
• Collecting issues #1-8 of the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series!
• In a new war, the enemy is hard to find – and closer to home than we think! Our only hope is the Blackhawks, an elite fighting force equipped with cutting-edge weapons and vehicles.

BLUE BEETLE VOL. 1: METAMORPHOSIS TP
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by IG GUARA, MARCIO TAKARA, RUY JOSE and J.P. MAYER
Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and SAL REGLA
On sale NOVEMBER 14 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
• Jaime Reyes is the new Blue Beetle in this title collecting issues #1-6 of the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series!
• Can this teen hero turn an alien weapon of mass destruction into a force for good? And can he protect the scarab from the Super-Villains who want it for their own nefarious purposes?

DC COMICS — THE NEW 52 ZERO OMNIBUS HC
Written by VARIOUS
Art by VARIOUS
Cover by JOE PRADO and IVAN REIS
On sale DECEMBER 12 • 1,328 pg, FC, $150.00 US
• In September, DC Entertainment reveals the origins, secrets and shocking fates of top Super Heroes in 56 special #0 issues starring Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern and more!
• Now, these issues are collected in a massive hardcover just in time for the holiday season, with stories written and illustrated by top talent including Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Jim Lee, Brian Azzarello, Scott Snyder and many more!

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS VOL. 1: DEADMAN/CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN TP
Written by PAUL JENKINS, DAN DIDIO and JERRY ORDWAY
Art by BERNARD CHANG, JERRY ORDWAY and others
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale NOVEMBER 28 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US
• Collecting issues #1-8 of the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series!
• Don’t miss these adventures of Deadman as he gains some control over his ethereal existence! Plus: June, the sole surviving member of The Challengers of the Unknown, must deal with the monstrous return of one of their own!

CAPTAIN ATOM VOL. 1: EVOLUTION TP
Written by J.T. KRUL
Art by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
On sale NOVEMBER 28 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
• Collecting issues #1-6 of the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series!
• Captain Atom is taking his powers to new heights – saving people all across the world in the blink of an eye. But is he losing control of his powers, making him a threat to the planet?

JLA: EARTH II TP NEW PRINTING
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by FRANK QUITELY
On sale NOVEMBER 7 • 96 pg, FC, $14.99 US
• The powerful original graphic novel from the ALL-STAR SUPERMAN team of Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely is back in print!
• Ultraman, Owlman, Power Ring, and Johnny Quick rule their world without opposition. But their world is about to be threatened by the arrival of Superman, Batman and the Justice League!
• Realities clash in this mind-bending epic!

GREEN LANTERN: SECTOR 2814 VOL. 1 TP
Written by LEN WEIN
Art by DAVE GIBBONS, DICK GIORDANO, MARK FARMER and MIKE DeCARLO
Cover by DAVE GIBBONS
On sale NOVEMBER 14 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US
• Collecting GREEN LANTERN #172-176 and 178-181, featuring stories rom 1984 by Len Wein and art by Dave Gibbons!
• Don’t miss Hal Jordan’s battles with some of his greatest foes and hisclash with the Guardians of the Universe!

JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE CREATING THE DC UNIVERSE OMNIBUS HC
Written by STAN LEE and MICHAEL USLAN
Art by JIM LEE, CHRIS BACHALO, DARWYN COOKE, DAVE GIBBONS, JOSE LUIS GARCIALOPEZ, GARY FRANK, KANO, JERRY ORDWAY, JOE KUBERT, JOHN BUSCEMA, KYLE BAKER, MICHAEL WM. KALUTA, JOHN BYRNE, TERRY AUSTIN, JOHN SEVERIN, STUART IMMONEN, KEVIN MAGUIRE, SERGIO ARAGONES, SCOTT McDANIEL, WALTER SIMONSON, DAN JURGENS, RICHARD CORBEN and others
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale DECEMBER 5 • 672 pg, FC, $75.00 US
• The entire JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE CREATING THE DC UNIVERSE event from 2001 is collected in hardcover for the first time!
• Don’t miss Stan “The Man” Lee’s startlingly different visions of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, The Sandman, the Justice League of America and more, in collaboration with cowriter Michael Uslan and dozens of top comics artists!

KAMANDI, THE LAST BOY ON EARTH OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC
Written by JACK KIRBY, GERRY CONWAY and PAUL LEVITZ
Art by JACK KIRBY, D. BRUCE BERRY and MIKE ROYER
Cover by JACK KIRBY and D. BRUCE BERRY
On sale DECEMBER 12 • 416 pg, FC, $49.99 US
• Collecting KAMANDI, THE LAST BOY ON EARTH #21-40!
• In this final futuristic volume, Kamandi faces danger from a giant crab creature and an intelligent killer whale, is hunted by the Sacker Company, and is forced to compete for the ultimate prize: Superman’s costume!

THE METAL MEN ARCHIVES VOL. 2 HC
Written by ROBERT KANIGHER
Art and cover by ROSS ANDRU and MIKE ESPOSITO
Advance solicited • On sale MARCH 6 • 400 pg, FC, $74.99 US
• In these tales from METAL MAN #6-20, the team takes on the Gas Gang, including Helium, Oxygen, Chloroform and more, saves lives at the “Playground of Terror,” tries to stop the deadly rain of The Missile Men, and battle Chemo!

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED HC
Written by MARLY HALPERN-GLASER, PAUL CROCKER, SEFTON HILL, DEREK FRIDOLFS and PAUL DINI
Art by MIKE S. MILLER, SIMON COLEBY, PETE WOODS, AL BARRIONUEVO, JUAN JOSE RYP and others
Cover by DAVE WILKINS
On sale DECEMBER 5 • 160 pg, FC, $22.99 US
• Collects BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #1-5!
• Inspired by the best-selling videogame Batman: Arkham City, these tales feature the evil of Hugo Strange, Harley Quinn, The Joker, Mr. Freeze, The Penguin, Hammer and Sickle and more!

BATMAN: THE BLACK MIRROR TP
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by JOCK and FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
Cover by JOCK
On sale NOVEMBER 7 • 304 pg, FC, $16.99 US
• Originally published in DETECTIVE COMICS #871-877, this epic from the writer of BATMAN, SWAMP THING and AMERICAN VAMPIRE forces Batman to confront one of Gotham City’s oldest evils!
• Plus: The corpse of a killer whale shows up on the floor of one of Gotham City’s foremost banks, setting a deadly mystery in motion!

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST VOL. 4 TP
Written by CARY BATES, JIM SHOOTER, DENNIS O’NEIL, MIKE FRIEDRICH, ROBERT KANIGHER, BOB HANEY and others
Art by NEAL ADAMS, CURT SWAN, DICK DILLIN, ROSS ANDRU and others
Cover by CURT SWAN and NEAL ADAMS
On sale NOVEMBER 21 • 520 pg, B&W, $19.99 US
• A new, value-priced volume collecting WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #174-178, 180-187, 189-196 and 198-202!
• In these classic team-up tales, Superman and Batman are tormented by a mysterious villain, a villain steals Superman’s secret identity, Superman races The Flash and much more!

THE WONDER WOMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 3 TP
Written by WILLIAM MOULTON MARSTON
Art by HARRY G. PETER and FRANK GODWIN
Cover by H.G. PETER
On sale NOVEMBER 28 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US
• Collects WONDER WOMAN #4-5 and stories from SENSATION COMICS #15-18 and COMIC CAVALCADE #2!
• In these 1940s adventures collected in chronological order, Wonder Woman battles German spies, the mysterious Mole Men and Dr. Psycho!

THE NEW TEEN TITANS: GAMES TP
Written by MARV WOLFMAN and GEORGE PEREZ
Art by GEORGE PEREZ, MIKE PERKINS and AL VEY
Cover by GEORGE PEREZ
On sale NOVEMBER 14 • 144 pg, 8.125” x 10.812”, FC, $16.99 US
• At last, the original graphic novel over 20 years in the making from THE NEW TEEN TITANS team of Marv Wolfman and George Perez is available in trade paperback!
• In this epic story, a mysterious villain plays a deadly game with New York City as the gameboard – and the Teen Titans as the pieces!

THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN: GIL KANE HC
Written by GIL KANE, MARTIN PASKO, BOB ROZAKIS, MARV WOLFMAN, CARY BATES, ROY THOMAS and JOEY CAVALIERI
Art and cover by GIL KANE
On sale DECEMBER 26 • 392 pg, FC, $39.99 US
• Collected from SUPERMAN #367, 372, 375, ACTION COMICS #539- 541, 544, 545, 546 and 551-554, SUPERMAN SPECIAL #1, 2 and DC COMICS PRESENTS ANNUAL #3, these stories spotlight the dynamic artwork of Gil Kane!
• Features guest-appearances by heroes including The Flash, The Atom, The Teen Titans, Hawkman and Animal Man!

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #7
Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• Zilius Zox wants to impress Atrocitus.
• His fiendish plan sends a new villain to the Interceptor!
• Will Hal save the day? Or will Razer?!

BATMAN/SCOOBY-DOO HALLOWEEN FEST #1
BATMAN stories written by DAN SLOTT
BATMAN art by TY TEMPLETON and TERRY BEATTY
SCOOBY-DOO story by CHRIS DUFFY
SCOOBY-DOO art by TIM HARKINS
BATMAN cover by BRUCE TIMM
SCOOBY-DOO cover by SCOTT GROSS
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 24 pg, FC, FREE! • RATED E
• Just in time for Halloween, it’s a FREE all-ages flip-book comic reprinting classic BATMAN and SCOOBY-DOO tales!
• In his side of the comic, The Dark Knight meets Gotham City’s new vigilante, the Cavalier, and battles the evil of Ra’s Al Ghul in stories from BATMAN ADVENTURES #1 and #4.
• And in the other side, the Mystery Inc. Gang tries to get to the bottom of “The Costume Caper,” in a story from SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #2.
Retailers: Please see the Previews order form for pricing information.

LOONEY TUNES #209
Written by SCOTT GROSS
Art and cover by SCOTT GROSS
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• Bugs Bunny makes a wrong turn at Albuquerque and winds up in the middle of a baseball game instead of Palm Springs.
• Can he reach home base in time to enjoy his vacation?

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #26
Written by SCOTT GROSS
Art and cover by SCOTT GROSS
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• Fred, Velma and Daphne are on the hunt for clues in another creepy case!
• While the others hunt for clues, Scooby and Shaggy hunt for snacks!

SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #6
Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• Can it be true? Has Superman met his match in Metallo?
• Who is Metallo? And what’s up with his heart?
• Where does Lex Luthor fit into all of this?
• Watch out! There’s a new Super Hero in town!

YOUNG JUSTICE #21
Written by GREG WEISMAN
Art by CHRISTOPHER JONES
Cover by MIN SUNG KU
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• Aliens have arrived on Earth-16!
• Superboy and five Justice Leaguers have been abducted!
• Metropolis is in danger!
• Enter: BRAINIAC!

YOUNG JUSTICE VOL. 2: TRAINING DAY TP
Written by KEVIN HOPPS and GREG WEISMAN
Art by CHRISTOPHER JONES, LUCIANO VECCHIO and DAN DAVIS
Cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES
On sale NOVEMBER 14 • 160 pg, FC, $12.99 US
• Superboy, Robin, Kid Flash, Aqualad, Miss Martian and Artemis defend Gotham City from Ra’s al Ghul and Clayface!
• Features issues #7-13 of the all ages series.

MAD #518
Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US
This year, why not rot your mind with MAD while you rot your teeth with Halloween candy?

LOT 13 #1
Written by STEVE NILES
Art and cover by GLENN FABRY
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 32 pg, 1 of 5, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
• A terrifying new horror series from the ghoulish minds of Steve Niles (30 Days of Night) and Glenn Fabry (PREACHER)!
• A family making a cross-country move makes a horrifying discovery in an old apartment complex. Can they survive the night?

GEARS OF WAR BOOK THREE HC
Written by KAREN TRAVISS and JOSHUA ORTEGA
Art by LEONARDO MANCO, COLIN WILSON, JULIIUS GOPEZ and POP MHAN
Cover by COLIN WILSON
On sale DECEMBER 26 • 256 pg, FC, $24.99 US
The best-selling Epic Games franchise continues with these tales from issues #14-24 featuring the story “Dirty Little Secrets” from best-selling author Karen Traviss that bridges the gap between the Gears of War 2 and Gears of War 3 video games.

MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE: THE ORIGIN OF SKELETOR #1
Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
Art and cover by FRAZER IRVING
One-shot • On sale OCTOBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
• Take a look at the twisted origins of Eternia’s most loathsome and terrible villain.
• What horrific events from Skeletor’s secret past defined the evil despot he became?

AMERICAN VAMPIRE: LORD OF NIGHTMARES #5
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 5, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
The final chapter of the new blockbuster AMERICAN VAMPIRE miniseries is here! Felicia and Hobbes have chased The Coffin all over post-war Europe, but as the chase comes to a bombastic conclusion, Hobbes’s life hangs in the balance and Felicia faces her greatest challenge alone. This epic conclusion will dramatically change the AMERICAN VAMPIRE landscape!

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #32
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
1:10 Variant cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
It’s the penultimate chapter of “The Blacklist.” After these events, things are going to be very bleak for our gal Pearl unless she can find some hope in an unlikely place. This one changes everything – we mean it! We’re talking secrets so shocking we can’t even reveal the real cover!
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for details.

FAIREST #8
Written by LAUREN BEUKES
Art by INAKI MIRANDA
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Part one of “The Hidden Kingdom,” written by 2011 Arthur C. Clarke Award-winning writer Lauren Beukes (Zoo City, STRANGE ADVENTURES)!
Rapunzel’s fast-growing hair is the least of her problems. Her adopted witch mother thinks she’s a slut, origami birds carrying a sinister message are attacking her window – and now, she has to defy Bigby and Snow’s orders to travel from New York to Tokyo and resolve a mystery from her troubled past. Hungry ghosts, talking cats, vengeful lovers scorned and monstrous yakuza await under the hot neon lights as Rapunzel seeks answers...and vengeance. Don’t miss this exciting jumping-on point to the best-selling Vertigo series which features a star-studded cast of Fables including Frau Totenkinder, Jack of Fables and many others!

FAIREST VOL. 1: WIDE AWAKE TP
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by PHIL JIMENEZ and ANDY LANNING
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale NOVEMBER 21 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS
In this first FAIREST TP, collecting issues #1-7, Sleeping Beauty has been awakened again by true love’s kiss. But the thief Ali Baba doesn’t seem a likely candidate for knowing true love from a day-old cruller. So how did this kiss work? Plus: Briar Rose captured by the Snow Queen! Seven good fairy godmothers and one really bad one! And much more!

FABLES #122
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Guest art by GENE HA
Backup story art by SHAWN McMANUS
Cover by JOAO RUAS
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
How does fate work in the Fables fictional universe? Find out in this tale full of deadly chases, betrayals, sword fights and skulduggery, as superstar guest-artist Gene Ha guides us through “The Destiny Game.” Also: Bufkin and his “girlfriend” sidekick continue their Ozian adventures in the backup feature painted by Shawn McManus.

HELLBLAZER #296
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by GIUSEPPI CAMUNCOLI and STEFANO LANDINI
Cover by SIMON BISLEY
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Sex and horror in Ireland as urban mage John Constantine – along with his alchemically gorgeous wife Epiphany – finally finds his long lost nephew, an alleged occultist serial killer driven bad by blighted Constantine blood. But what is the secret of the real killer? All will be revealed in Part Four of “The Curse of the Constantines.”

HELLBLAZER VOL. 4: FAMILY MAN TP NEW EDITION
Written by JAMIE DELANO, GRANT MORRISON, NEIL GAIMAN and DICK FOREMAN
Art by DAVID LLOYD, DAVE McKEAN, MARK BUCKINGHAM, SEAN PHILLIPS and others
Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
On sale NOVEMBER 14 • 288 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS
In this new volume collecting HELLBLAZER #23-33, a twist of fate sends John Constantine into the path of a serial killer called the Family Man, who forces the con man mage to make a shattering choice.

GHOSTS #1
Written by GEOFF JOHNS, JOE KUBERT, GILBERT HERNANDEZ, PAUL POPE, CECIL CASTELLUCCI, MARY H.K. CHOI, AL EWING and NEIL KLEID
Art by RUFUS DAYGLO, GILBERT HERNANDEZ, PHIL JIMENEZ, JOE KUBERT, JEFF LEMIRE, JOHN McCREA and AMY REEDER
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
1:10 Variant edition cover by PHIL JIMENEZ
One-Shot • On sale OCTOBER 31 • 80 pg, FC, $7.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for details.
Check out this all-new anthology from some of the biggest talents in the industry! Stories spotlight a space heist on a ghost ship, a spirit who wants to play synthesizer in a techno band, a ghost-for-hire haunting agency and others dark, twisted tales.
With stories and art by some of comics’ greatest talents, this special features a cover by Dave Johnson, and a variant cover by Brendan

McCarthy!

A FLIGHT OF ANGELS TP
Written by HOLLY BLACK, BILL WILLINGHAM, ALISA KWITNEY, LOUISE HAWES and T.D. MITCHELL
Conceived by REBECCA GUAY
Art and cover by REBECCA GUAY
On sale NOVEMBER 28 • 128 pg, FC, $17.99 US • MATURE READERS
ANGELS: Guardians. Messengers. Warriors. Fallen.
All these angelic aspects and more are explored in A FLIGHT OF ANGELS, a riveting tale in the tradition of The Decameron and The Canterbury Tales. A mysterious angel plummets to Earth and lands deep in a dark forest, where his dying body is found by the mystical denizens of this strange place. As the gathered fauns, fairies, hags and hobgoblins debate what to do with him, each tells a different story of who they imagine this celestial creature to be: a hero, a lover, a protector or a killer. Once the stories have been told, a verdict is rendered – and the outcome will leave you breathless. Conceived and stunningly illustrated by fantasy art legend Rebecca Guay (Magic: The Gathering, Veils), A FLIGHT OF ANGELS is written by an all-star lineup of today’s top fantasy talent, including Bill Willingham (FABLES) and Holly Black (The Spiderwick Chronicles) in tales that will grip your heart and make your imagination soar.

PUNK ROCK JESUS #4
Written by SEAN MURPHY
Art and cover by SEAN MURPHY
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, B&W, 4 of 6, no interior ads, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
A devastating loss pushes Chris to the brink. Feeling betrayed and alone, he begins to research the world that Slate and OPHIS have kept him from his entire life. Armed with new knowledge, a new haircut, and a new attitude, an angry Chris is about to tell the whole world the truth. And it all starts after he discovers a few old records in Thomas’s room...

THE NEW DEADWARDIANS #8
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art and cover by I.N.J. CULBARD
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, 8 of 8, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
The notorious Hinchcliffe Case closes, but it may not do so quietly and cleanly. Secrets have emerged that will shake Deadwardian Society to its foundations. That is, if society survives...because the Restless are inside the zone.

SAUCER COUNTRY #8
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art by JIMMY BROXTON
Cover by RYAN KELLY
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
A new storyline begins here! Arcadia and her team hit the campaign trail. While she competes to win voters’ hearts and minds, can she use her status as a presidential candidate to gain access to the government’s alien secrets? Don’t miss part one of “The Reticulan Candidate.”

SAUCER COUNTRY VOL. 1: RUN TP
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art by RYAN KELLY, GORAN SUDZUKA and JIMMY BROXTON • Cover by RYAN KELLY
On sale NOVEMBER 21 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS
In this first SAUCER COUNTRY TP, collecting issues #1-6 of the series and a story from STRANGE ADVENTURES #1, meet Arcadia Alvarado, Governor of New Mexico and Presidential hopeful, who says she was abducted by aliens. She’s already dealing with immigration, budget cuts and an alcoholic ex – and now she’s determined to win the election so she can expose the truth about the aliens – and save the world.

THE SANDMAN VOL. 10: THE WAKE TP NEW EDITION
Written by NEIL GAIMAN
Art by MICHAEL ZULLI, JON J MUTH and CHARLES VESS
Cover by DAVE McKEAN
On sale NOVEMBER 7 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS
In the final Sandman tales from issues #70-75 of the acclaimed horror series, Morpheus makes the ultimate decision between change and death. As one journey for the Endless ends, another begins for the Lord of Dreams and his family. All the pieces come together for the final moments of THE SANDMAN.

THE SANDMAN SLIPCASE WITH VOL. 10 TP
On sale NOVEMBER 7 • FC, 3.375” x 10.3125”, $22.99 US • MATURE READERS
Also offered is this special edition of THE SANDMAN SLIPCASE, which ships with just the new edition of VOL. 10: THE WAKE TP inside.

RETURN TO PERDITION TP
Written by MAX ALLAN COLLINS
Art by TERRY BEATTY
Cover by LEE BERMEJO
On sale NOVEMBER 7 • 192 pg, B&W, 5.5” x 8”, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS
In this new chapter of the graphic novel series that inspired the Academy Award-winning movie, our hero, Michael Satariano, Jr. is unaware of the conflict between his dad, his grandfather and John Looney – the criminal godfather of Rock Island, Illinois. Now, he’s going to learn you can’t outrun (or outgun) your past when he’s recruited by the mob as a hit man.

SWEET TOOTH #38
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
The End is nearly here. The final apocalyptic clash between Jepperd and Abbot explodes with the fate of Gus and the hybrids hanging by a thread.

THE UNWRITTEN #42
Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by PETER GROSS
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
The land of the dead is just a story, but Tom Taylor is going there anyway on a rescue mission that hasn’t been tried since Orpheus – provided he can get the door to open in the first place. And provided the worlds of story are still there... A hungry vampire and two misfit lovers gather around the campfire in “Live Like Lazarus.”

CYBORG AND WONDER WOMAN ACTION FIGURES
Star athlete-turned-superhero Cyborg. Vic Stone, is ready to join the big leagues – and your collection!
As a founding member of the Justice League, Wonder Woman has no problem keeping up with the boys. The question is, can they keep up with her? Get your hands on one before it’s too late!
* Action Figures * $22.95 US • On Sale November 28, 2012
* Allocations May Occur
Cyborg – 7” h
Wonder Woman – 6.75” h

DARKSEID DELUXE ACTION FIGURE
BOOM! Straight from the pages of DC Comics–The New 52 comes a brand new take on one of the Justice League’s most powerful villains--Darkseid! This Apokaliptic conqueror will crush all who oppose him--so start building your defenses today!
* Action Figure * $89.95 US • On Sale November 28, 2012 * Allocations May Occur

WE CAN BE HEROES JUSTICE LEAGUE 7-PACK
THE MOST POWERFUL HEROES IN THE UNIVERSE, TOGETHER IN ONE BOX SET!
It’s the worst hunger crisis in 60 years. More than 9 million people in Somalia, Ethiopia, and Kenya are in need of immediate assistance. They need our help.
We Can Be Heroes (www.WeCanBeHeroes.org) is a giving campaign designed to increase awareness and raise funds to provide relief for the drought and famine in the Horn of Africa. Using the iconic Justice League characters from DC Entertainment – Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg – We Can Be Heroes helps our nonprofit partner organizations Save the Children, International Rescue Committee and Mercy Corps provide on-the-ground support where it is needed most.
One small act can make you a hero. Your purchase of this very special set featuring DC Comics–The New 52 action gures will benefit We Can Be Heroes. 10% of the purchase price will go directly to saving lives.
* Action Figures * $99.95 US • On Sale November 28, 2012 *Allocations May Occur

THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS: SUPERMAN VS. BATMAN STATUE
A FIGHT FOR THE AGES!
Who will win this epic battle as a heavily armored Batman faces off against the Man of Steel himself–Superman! Ripped from the pages of Frank Miller's acclaimed BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, this statue is a timeless addition to any collection!
Sculpted by Derek Miller
Statue measures approximately 11" high x 11" wide x 9" deep
$324.95 US • On Sale November 28, 2012 *Allocations May Occur
Retailers: This item is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.

THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: BATMAN WITH EMP RIFLE
After the blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters July 20, be sure to pick up this bust as Batman with EMP rifle in hand prepares for his showdown in the streets of Gotham City. This scene-stealing collectible is sure to fly off the shelves! This hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box.
Batman – 6.5” h
Sculpted by Dave Cortes and Paul Harding
$79.95 US On Sale November 21, 2012 *Allocations May Occur

DC COMICS SUPER–HEROES: BLUE BEETLE BUST
Sculpted by Steve KiwUS
Bonded with a mystical scarab of unknown origins, Jaime Reyes is back in the DC Comics–The New 52! This skillfully designed bust showcases the all-new look of the Blue Beetle’s suit, but what other mysteries remain undiscovered? Find out for yourself and order one today!
Measuring approximately 6.6” high x 5.7” wide x 3.75” deep, this hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box.
$69.95 US • On Sale November 28, 2012 *Allocations May Occur

BATMAN BEYOND STATUE BY DUSTIN NGUYEN
DESIGNED BY DUSTIN NGUYEN
SCULPTED BY JON MATTHEWS
Terry McGinnis makes his triumphant return as the Dark Knight of the future in this timeless addition to the “Batman: Black and White” line of collectables. Based on designs by the talented Dustin Nguyen, the monochromatic tones of this elegant statue make this a must-have for any Bat-fan.
Statue measures 8.2” high x 4.5” wide x 4.5” deep.
$79.95 US • On Sale November 21, 2012 *Allocations May Occur

BEFORE WATCHMEN: DR. MANHATTAN STATUE
The god-like Dr. Manhattan stands tall in this new statue from BEFORE WATCHMEN. Used as a living weapon by the American government, the clairvoyant Dr. Manhattan has control over matter–but what remains of Jon Osterman?
Be sure to add this expertly crafted statue to your collection today!
Sculpted by Tim Bruckner
Statue approximately measures 10.5” high x 7.5" wide x 5" deep
$149.95 US• On sale November 28, 2012 *Allocations May Occur

AME-COMI CATWOMAN (HOLIDAY VARIANT) PVC FIGURE
DESIGNED BY JIM FLETCHER • SCULPTED BY JACK MATHEWS
'TIS THE SEASON TO BE CATTY!
It’s a candy cane Catwoman in this special holiday variant from the smokin’ hot line of Ame-Comi collectible figures. But has Selena Kyle been naughty or nice? Order now, because this peppermint pussycat will be gone before you know it!
Packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook, this non-articulated PVC statue stands approximately 9.25” high.
$69.95 US • On Sale November 28, 2012 *Allocations May Occur

“Just-Us” League of Stupid Heroes
The dumb just keep getting dumber with the return of the "Just-Us" League of Stupid Heroes, featuring MAD Magazine icon Alfred E. Neuman in classic Justice League costumes! Timed to coincide with Mad’s historic 60th anniversary, each _gure features multiple points of articulation and stands 6” tall.
Sculpted by James Shoop
* Action Figures * $22.95 US • On Sale November 28, 2012 *Allocations May Occur

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