DC PREVIEWS: "Batman: Year One Hundred," "Warlord" and More

Wed, November 23rd, 2005 at 12:00am PST

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

DC Comics has released previews of February shipping books "Batman: Year One Hundred" #1, "Thunderbolt Jaxon" #1, "The American Way" #1 & "Warlord" #1. Click the images below to enlarge.

BATMAN: YEAR ONE HUNDRED #1
Written by Paul Pope


Art and cover by Pope


Acclaimed writer/illustrator Paul Pope (SOLO, 100%) delivers a startling four-issue miniseries set in Gotham City in the year 2039! Detective Gordon, grandson of Commissioner Jim Gordon, is baffled when a Federal agent is found murdered on his beat. The investigation gets darker when the prime suspect is a man without an identity, a man who shouldn't exist-the Batman! Here begins a mystery of epic proportions, a century in the making!


On sale February 15 o 1 of 4 o 48 pg, FC, $5.99 US Edited by Bob Schreck


THUNDERBOLT JAXON #1
Written by Dave Gibbons


Art by John Higgins


Cover by Gibbons


From the bizarre British vault that brought you Albion comes THUNDERBOLT JAXON, a 5-issue miniseries written by Dave Gibbons (WATCHMEN, THE RANN/THANAGAR WAR) with art by John Higgins (PRIDE & JOY, HELLBLAZER, WATCHMEN colorist)!


Jack, Billy and Saf are three ordinary, adventurous kids who make a startling discovery: a mystical Norse relic from the fourth century. All is well as they take their newly found treasure home, ever so pleased with themselves, with not a clue as to the remarkable events they will soon ignite - including the rebirth of legendary British hero Thunderbolt Jaxon!


On sale February 1 o 1 of 5 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE AMERICAN WAY #1
Written by John Ridley


Art and cover by Georges Jeanty & Karl Story


Critically acclaimed novelist and screenwriter John Ridley (THE Authority: Human on the Inside, Three Kings) and artist Georges Jeanty (Majestic) offer a unique vision of U.S. history in THE AMERICAN WAY, a thrilling 8-issue miniseries!


The 1960s were a decade of incredible change for America. It was a time of innocence. It was a time of optimism. It was a time of heroes. In the early '40s, the United States government hatched a plan to create the Civil Defense Corps: a group of "super-heroes" who could fight alien invasions, evil super-powered beings, and communism, all in front of an adoring public, courtesy of television. But that dream was far from reality by the '60s, as new C.D.C. Marketing Director Wesley Catham is about to discover. How far will America go to protect its dream of a better tomorrow?


On sale February 22 o 1 of 8 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Edited by Ben Abernathy


WARLORD #1
Written by Bruce Jones


Art and cover by Bart Sears


Prepare for the triumphant return of one of the greatest and longest-running sword-and-sorcery characters of all time in a new series written by Bruce Jones (VIGILANTE, YEAR ONE: BATMAN/SCARECROW) with stunning visuals by Bart Sears (JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL)!


Return with Travis Morgan to the amazing continent of Skartaris…a world of extraordinary fantasy and heart-stopping adventure! The land of Shamballah is caught in the grip of the tyrant Brouis - but the chronicles prophecy a liberator in the form of a displaced man of our time. The phenomenal exploits of this heroic time-lost hero begin here!


On sale February 24 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US


 
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