DC Comics solicitations for product shipping March, 2002

Thu, December 27th, 2001 at 12:00am PST

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Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

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BRUCE WAYNE: FUGITIVE

BIRDS OF PREY #41
Written by Chuck Dixon; art by Rick Leonardi and Jesse Delperdang; cover by Phil Noto


In stores March 20. "Bruce Wayne: Fugitive" Part 2! Someone is dead, and Bruce Wayne stands accused of the murder. To make matters worse, Wayne apparently has gone on the lam, and with Batman missing, the question of guilt is proving tough for Oracle. Extreme times call for extreme measures, and Oracle must send Canary on a mission to help prove Wayne's innocence…or guilt. It's a mission that may cause Canary to break more than a few laws.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

BATMAN #601
Written by Ed Brubaker; art by Scott McDaniel and Andy Owens; cover by McDaniel


In stores March 27. "Bruce Wayne: Fugitive" Part 3. Introducing a new character named Nicodemus, as another piece to the "Fugitive" puzzle is revealed. Nicodemus is trying to recreate "Hell" on earth in an effort to destroy the planet completely. Meanwhile, back at stately Wayne Manor, Alfred makes an important, startling discovery.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

DC UNIVERSE: BATMAN

BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #153
Written by J.M DeMatteis; art by Trevor Von Eeden and Jos Luis Garca-Lpez; cover by John Cassaday


In stores March 6. "Grimm," Part 5 of 5. The story of Mother Grimm concludes, as Batman confronts the villainous Cyanide. Meanwhile, Robin stands alone against Mother Grimm's hoard of loyal followers.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

DETECTIVE COMICS #768
Written by Greg Rucka and Judd Winick; art by Steve Lieber, Cliff Chiang and Mick Gray; cover by John McCrea and James Hodgkins


In stores March 13. Batman's back on the street - and just in time! A lethal shipment of heroin is sweeping through the city, as the Lucky Hand Triad is being stalked by a shadowy, feathery figure from its past. Plus, chapter six of "Josie Mac," by Judd Winick (GREEN LANTERN) and Cliff Chiang (WONDER WOMAN: OUR WORLDS AT WAR).


FC, 40 pg. $2.50

BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #27
Written by Devin Grayson and Dwayne McDuffie; art by Roger Robinson, Denys Cowan and John Floyd; cover by Brian Bolland


In stores March 20. A fugitive from justice and his own comrades, Batman brutally punishes the criminal element of Gotham City, and is surprised when he's paid an unwanted visit from the Man of Steel. Meanwhile, Alfred searches for more clues to the murder that's been pinned on Bruce Wayne. Plus, a Batman Black & White backup, "Never Say Die," written by Dwayne McDuffie with art by Denys Cowan.


FC, 40 pg. $2.50

AZRAEL: AGENT OF THE BAT #88
Written by Dennis O'Neil; art by Sergio Cariello and James Pascoe; cover by Mike Zeck and Jerry Ordway


In stores March 13. Nightwing guest-stars in an issue featuring the new cover art team of Mike Zeck & Jerry Ordway! Oracle has information about Azrael's mysteriously increased strength - information that will change his life forever - but she doesn't know where he is. Unbeknownst to her, Jean Paul is in a fight for his life with a vengeance-crazed metahuman. Will Nightwing be able to find Azrael before the fight is finished?


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

BATGIRL #26
Written by Scott Peterson; art by Vince Giarrano and Jesse Delperdang; cover by Damion Scott and Robert Campanella


In stores March 6. After the shocking events of issue #25 and Batgirl's fight to the death with Lady Shiva, Cassandra is…well…we're not sure - is she dead or alive? A fanatical follower of Shiva is on the streets looking for Batgirl, and the only "Bat-Girl" Oracle can throw at him now is Spoiler. But is Spoiler up to the task of battling a member of an elite ninja cult?


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

BATMAN/DEATHBLOW: AFTER THE FIRE #1
Written by Brian Azzarello; art and cover by Lee Bermejo and Tim Bradstreet


WILDSTORM PRODUCTIONS. In stores March 20. One of the most unusual crossovers ever begins as the Dark Knight faces the daunting task of finishing a job that someone else started but - for reasons that remain a mystery - refused to finish. That someone was Michael Cray, Deathblow. And as Batman picks up the pieces of this unfinished job, he digs up the past of a man who was involved in political actions in which diplomacy was not an option. For more information, see the feature article. Look for a signed version in the Dynamic Forces section of Previews.


FC, 48 pg. Prestige Format (1 of 3) $5.95

BATMAN: GOTHAM ADVENTURES #48
Written by Scott Peterson; art by Tim Levins, Rick Burchett and Terry Beatty; cover by Bob Smith and Beatty


In stores March 27. As Batman runs a mysterious mission, a tale unfolds within the walls of the Batcave - a tale of a revealing moment from the year young Dick Grayson entered his life. Featuring a non-stop action sequence by guest-artist Rick Burchett (BATMAN: THE 10-CENT ADVENTURE).


FC, 32 pg. $1.99

BATMAN/HUNTRESS: CRY FOR BLOOD TP
Written by Greg Rucka; art by Rick Burchett and Terry Beatty; cover by Burchett


In stores March 6. Collecting the hit 6-issue miniseries! In the aftermath of "No Man's Land," the Huntress becomes the prime suspect for the murder of a mafia capo, who is killed with a crossbow - Huntress' signature weapon. On the run from the police and Batman's vigilante force, she's determined to find out who's framing her. But what will she do when she discovers the shocking truth? For more information, see the feature article.
FC, 144 pg. Trade Paperback $12.95

Look for the CLASSIC HEROES: THE QUESTION ACTION FIGURE, offered elsewhere in the DC section of Previews.

BATMAN: NINE LIVES HC
Written by Dean Motter; art by Michael Lark; painted cover by Lark and Christopher Moeller


ELSEWORLDS. In stores March 27. Who killed nightclub owner and chanteuse Selina Kyle? The "Bat-Man" is on the case, but so is Detective Richard Grayson, who must solve the mystery in this 1940s noir thriller before someone else dies. But with so many suspects, including all of the Bat-Man's foes - Riddler, Penguin, the Joker and more - where does Grayson begin? Find out in this suspenseful cinematic story told in a sideways "landscape" format. For more information, see the feature article.
FC, 128 pg. Hardcover $24.95

CATWOMAN #5
Written by Ed Brubaker; art by Brad Rader and Cameron Stewart; cover by Paul Pope


In stores March 27. The new art team of Brad Rader & Cameron Stewart hops aboard as Selina and Holly step into a new mystery! Slam Bradley, the man who led readers to the missing Selina Kyle in DETECTIVE COMICS, returns! While Catwoman is investigating a drug ring involving local children, Slam is on the trail of some corrupt cops. So what do the two cases have to do with one another? Considering this is Gotham, you do the math.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

Look for the CATWOMAN ANIMATED STATUE, offered elsewhere in the DC section of Previews.

HARLEY QUINN #18
Written by Karl Kesel; art and cover by Terry Dodson and Rachel Dodson


In stores March 13. The cupid of crime finds herself the object of the Man of Bizzare's crush, and Bizarro will stop at nothing to win Harley's heart! Now Harley's on the run, and Bizzaro's right behind her, dead flowers and all. And to make matters worse, the real Man of Steel has caught wind of Harley's presence!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

NIGHTWING #67
Written by Chuck Dixon; art by Trevor McCarthy and Rob Stull; cover by Michael Golden


In stores March 13. As Lockhaven goes up in flames, its most infamous residents attempt a daring escape. So where's Nightwing during all the hubbub? He's battling the gigantic Amygdala in a fiery free-for-all…


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

ROBIN #100
Written by Chuck Dixon and Jon Lewis; art and cover by Pete Woods and Andrew Pepoy


In stores March 20. An extra-sized issue featuring a 2-chapter story by departing writer Chuck Dixon and new series writer Jon Lewis! A crisis at home forces a dramatic change in the course of Tim's life. Returning to Gotham City, Robin encounters Spoiler (sporting a new look), plus an old villain whose history is inextricably tied to Jason Todd (the previous Robin), and the last person he'd want to see now: Batman. For more information, see the feature article.
FC, 48 pg. $3.50

ROBIN: FLYING SOLO TP - relist
Written by Chuck Dixon; art by Tom Grummett, Phil Jimenez, Scott Hanna, and various; cover by Grummett and Hanna


In stores March 20. Reoffered to coincide with ROBIN #100, this trade paperback collects the first six issues of ROBIN, as well as the Robin/Huntress story from SHOWCASE '94 #5-6. After a falling-out with the Dark Knight, Tim Drake decides to go it alone. For more information, see the feature article.
FC, 176 pg. Trade Paperback $12.95

DC UNIVERSE: SUPERMAN

SUPERMAN #180
Written by Geoff Johns and Jeph Loeb; art by Ian Churchill and Norm Rapmund; cover by Ed McGuinness and Cam Smith


In stores March 6. The battle you thought you'd never see: Superman vs. Dracula! The infamous count is after someone from Metropolis. Is it Superman or Lois Lane? And who can help the Children of the Night against even darker forces? Featuring guest co-writer Geoff Johns (JSA) and guest-artists Ian Churchill (Uncanny X-Men) & Norm Rapmund.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #602
Written by Joe Casey; art by Pete Woods and Jos Marzan, Jr.; cover by John Paul Leon


In stores March 13. "Cult of Persuasion" Part 2 of 2. Fight, fight, fight!!! The conclusion of Superman's battle with a man destined to make history begins with…the destruction of the Planet!?!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #124
Written by Mark Schultz; art by Josh Hood and Dexter Vines; cover by John Cassaday


In stores March 20. "Gangs of Metropolis" Part 2 of 3. LexCorp CEO Talia employs Metallo as she tries to wrest control of the B13 tech from Metropolis' various factions. But the Overmind is slowly turning Steel's niece into an even bigger threat, as the birth of a new Brainiac continues.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

ACTION COMICS #789
Written by Joe Kelly; art and cover by Duncan Rouleau and Marlo Alquiza


In stores March 27. Evil stuff is spewing out of the Gorge, a giant hole in the earth left over from "Our Worlds at War." In the middle of it all, General Zod's minion Kancer comes after Superman, but instead finds Krypto protecting his master. When Superman arrives, he discovers someone guarding the Gorge - someone left behind after the war, who feels betrayed by the Man of Steel.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

Look for appearances of Superman in BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #27, HARLEY QUINN #18 and GREEN LANTERN #148, offered elsewhere in the DC section of Previews.

SUPERBOY #98
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Dan DiDio; art by John McCrea and James Hodgkins; cover by Steve Dillon


In stores March 27. Being interviewed in a popular neighborhood restaurant by Jimmy Olsen may prove to be more than Superboy can swallow. The various cast of characters who've plagued the Kid recently all inadvertantly converge in the same place…and now they're out to feed our hero a knuckle sandwich! Can anyone there help Superboy, or is he well-done for?


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

SUPERGIRL #68
Written by Peter David; art and cover by Leonard Kirk and Robin Riggs


In stores March 20. To prevent Linda Danvers from finding the essence of the Earth Angel that made up Supergirl, a mysterious being has tricked guest-star Mary Marvel into believing that Linda is actually a demonic impersonator who must be stopped at all costs! Meanwhile, in Leesburg, the Bizarro Supergirl goes head-to-head with Comet, who's trying desperately to rein her in!


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

Look for the SUPERGIRL POSTER BY ALEX ROSS, offered elsewhere in the DC section of Previews.

DC UNIVERSE

DEADMAN #4
Written by Steve Vance; art by Josep Maria Beroy and Dan Green; cover by Mike Mignola


In stores March 13. The latest adventures of everyone's favorite dead hero continue! At the bottom of the ocean, Deadman must wrest control of a nuclear submarine before it completes a mission of destruction!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

DOOM PATROL #6
Written by John Arcudi; art and cover by Tan Eng Huat


In stores March 6. After all the craziness of the last couple of issues, Robotman, the D.P.'s fearless leader, is gone. Now it's up to the rest of the Doom Patrol - if they can get their act together - to try to track him down. Either that, or lay his soul to rest for good!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

DOOM PATROL ARCHIVES VOL. 1 HC
Written by Arnold Drake and Bob Haney; art by Bruno Premiani; cover by Premiani and Rob Leigh


In stores March 20. The World's Strangest Heroes receive their very own Archive collection, reprinting MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #80-85 and DOOM PATROL #86-89! This volume features the Doom Patrol's first appearance and origin; the secret origin of "the Chief"; and battles with General Immortus, the Brotherhood of Evil, the Green-Headed League, the Animal-Vegetable-Mineral Man, and more! For more information, see the feature article.
FC, 224 pg. Hardcover $49.95

THE FLASH #184
Written by Geoff Johns; art by Scott Kolins and Doug Hazlewood; cover by Brian Bolland


In stores March 27. "Crossfire," Part 1 of 4. The storyline that's been building slowly for months is unleashed with a vengeance, as the newly-formed Rogues' Gallery runs rampant through Central City. At the same time, the vicious criminal mastermind known as the Thinker claims Keystone! For more information, see the feature article.
FC, 32 pg. $2.25

THE FLASH: BLOOD WILL RUN TP
Written by Geoff Johns; art by Scott Kolins and Doug Hazlewood; cover by Brian Bolland


In stores March 13. The creative team of Geoff Johns, Scott Kolins & Doug Hazlewood have made THE FLASH a bona-fide hit! Now the first several issue of their run are collected in this new trade paperback reprinting THE FLASH #170-176 and the lead story from THE FLASH SECRET FILES #3! Featuring the electrifying 4-part "Blood Will Run" storyline, plus the introduction of several new members to Flash's Rogues Gallery. For more information, see the feature article.
FC, 192 pg. Trade Paperback $17.95

THE FLASH: IRON HEIGHTS - relist
Written by Geoff Johns; art and cover by Ethan Van Sciver and Prentis Rollins


In stores March 27. Reoffered to coincide with THE FLASH #184, which begins the 4-part "Crossfire," this Prestige Format one-shot introduces the new Rogues Gallery that is the main threat in that storyline. When an outbreak of a deadly disease threatens the prison's population, only the Flash and Piper can quell both the epidemic and the ensuing riot.


FC, 48 pg. Prestige Format $5.95

GREEN ARROW #13
Written by Kevin Smith; art by Phil Hester and Ande Parks; painted cover by Matt Wagner


In stores March 27. One of the hottest DC titles begins its second year with a bang, as the newest story arc continues - featuring the father/son team-up of Oliver Queen and Connor Hawke. The two Green Arrow's will have a lot of catching up to do… Note: this is a resolicitation. All previous orders have been cancelled.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

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


In stores March 13. Collecting the hottest storyline of 2001, this massive hardcover reprints GREEN ARROW #1-10 by writer Kevin Smith and artists Phil Hester & Ande Parks, featuring the return of Oliver Queen! With appearances by the JLA, Black Canary, Arsenal, the Spectre, the Demon, Deadman, and many more surprise characters, this hardcover has it all! For more information, see the feature article. Note: A trade paperback edition will not be offered with an in-store date earlier than September 2002. Look for signed and "Re-Marked" versions in the Dynamic Forces section of Previews.


FC, 232 pg. Hardcover $24.95

GREEN LANTERN #148
Written by Judd Winick; art Brandon Badeaux and Dan Davis; cover by Dale Eaglesham


In stores March 6. Guest-starring Superman and featuring the return of Jade! Before Jenny Lynn-Hayden took up the Green Lantern ring, she was simply Jade. Given powers through her lineage, she lost them protecting her father. All this may be changing thanks to the scope of Kyle (now known as Ion) and his new powers. But as Ion's abilities increase, the concerns over whether or not Kyle should be trusted with this ultimate power grows in all of his peers.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

Look for the POCKET SUPER HEROES: GREEN LANTERN HAL JORDAN & SINESTRO set, offered elsewhere in the DC section of Previews.

HAVEN: THE BROKEN CITY #4
Written by Ashley-Jayne Nicolaus and Matthew P. Schuster; art and painted cover by Ariel Olivetti


In stores March 20. Discover more about one of DC's newest heroines: the mysterious Nia! Once under the thrall of the cruel Anathema, Nia now ranks high amongst the Havenite heroes known as the Alliance. But what scars does she bear from Anathema's enslavement? And is she truly free of her dominance?


FC, 32 pg. (4 of 9) $2.50

HAWKMAN #1
Written by James Robinson and Geoff Johns; art by Rags Morales and Michael Bair; painted cover by Andrew Robinson


In stores March 6. A new series starring the Winged Wonder debuts, as Hawkman and Hawkgirl set up in their new stomping ground of St. Roch, Louisiana. The question is who's stomping on whom? They've set themselves up as allies to a failing museum, only to find they're underdogs fighting against a corrupt city government and a madman who will hire anyone to eliminate them. This issue ignites an explosive international adventure through tombs, temples and treasure! For more information, see the feature article. Look for a signed version in the Dynamic Forces section of Previews.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

IMPULSE #84
Written by Todd Dezago; art by Carlo Barberi and Juan Vlasco; cover by Barberi and Wayne Faucher


In stores March 13. Wally West decides that with Max gone, Bart needs some new supervision - and convinces Jay Garrick, the original Flash, to look after Impulse and continue his training!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

JLA #64
Written by Joe Kelly; art and cover by Doug Mahnke and Tom Nguyen


In stores March 27. "Golden Perfect," Part 3 of 3. To what extent has Rama Khan of Jarhanpur turned truth into fiction? Well, our story begins on a flat earth...and it's downhill from there! The remaining Leaguers are helpless to stop the fraying edges of reality. And Wonder Woman, the only Leaguer who can help (and the person responsible for the madness), has vanished without a word. Has the woman who represents the heart of the League let them down at their darkest hour?


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

JSA #34
Written by David S. Goyer and Geoff Johns; art by Leonard Kirk and Keith Champagne; cover by Rags Morales


In stores March 20. "Stealing Thunder," Part 2 of 5. The Ultra-Humanite is in complete control of the world. With amazing powers backing him, all free-will has been eliminated and his utopia exists merely to serve his ego. This meglomaniacal fiend has now formed a mind-controlled, super-powered police-force chosen from DC's best heroes, created to eliminate any kind of resistance. A handful of battered JSAers must pool their waning resources to take out the worlds greatest champions before they fall under the Ultra-Humanite's power.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

Look for the POCKET SUPER HEROES: GOLDEN AGE DR. MID-NITE & GOLDEN AGE ATOM set and the POCKET SUPER HEROES: GOLDEN AGE STARMAN & THE SHADE set, offered elsewhere in the DC section of Previews.

JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE WITH GARY FRANK CREATING SHAZAM!
Written by Stan Lee (lead story) and Michael Uslan (backup); art by Gary Frank and Sandra Hope (lead) and Kano (backup); covers by Frank and Hope (front) and Adam Hughes (back)


In stores March 13. Stan Lee introduces his take on a DC hero that stands head and shoulders above the rest...literally! When nebbishy Interpol agent Robert Rogers tries to save an Indian fakir from assassins, he gains a power that will transform him into the man-monster known as Shazam. But, even with his incredible power, will he and his beautiful partner be able to stop a terrorist plot? Plus, an "On the Street" backup with art by Kano (ACTION COMICS)! For more information, see the feature article. Look for a signed version in the Dynamic Forces section of Previews.


FC, 48 pg. Prestige Format $5.95

WHIZ COMICS #2 (MILLENNIUM EDITION) - relist
Written by Bill Parker and various; art by C.C. Beck and various; cover by Beck


In stores March 13. Reoffered to coincide with the release of JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE AND GARY FRANK CREATING SHAZAM!, this classic Millennium Edition reprints the very first appearance of the original Shazam!-calling adventurer, Captain Marvel! Retailers, please note: Quantities are limited. Allocations may be necessary.


FC, 64 pg. $3.95

JUSTICE LEAGUE ADVENTURES #5
Written by Todd Seavey; art by Chris Jones and Al Nickerson; cover by John Delaney and Rob Leigh


In stores March 13. It's "Starro Wars" when a giant starfish-shaped conqueror from space uses mind-control to defeat the newly formed League. The World's Greatest Super-Heroes are left helpless and must turn to a mysterious old member of the Green Lantern Corps for help. But what help is there against a single enemy that can break off into thousands?


FC, 32 pg. $1.99

Look for the SUPERMAN & BATMAN ANIMATED POSTER, offered elsewhere in the DC section of Previews.

THE LEGION #6
Written by Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning; art and cover by Olivier Coipel and Lanning


In stores March 27. All appears bleak, as Earth's moon and its inhabitants are the targets of the galaxy's most politically powerful man! Even worse, as several Legionnaires race to stop the despot's plans, he's found the resurging team's headquarters and dispatched an entire army to destroy it! If there's one thing he's going to learn, however, it's never to count the Legion out!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

ORION #24
Written by Walter Simonson; art by Simonson and Bob Wiacek; cover by Simonson


In stores March 20. Orion, one angry New God, has tracked down the mastermind who was slowly robbing him of his power. But the wily antagonist has set a trap for Orion…using himself as bait. Can the wounded scion of Apokolips discover how to elude and evade a tactical nuclear device that will engulf him just as he encounters his foe?


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE POWER COMPANY #2
Written by Kurt Busiek; art by Tom Grummett and Christian Alamy; cover by Grummett and Michael Bair


In stores March 13. The adventures of the DC Universe's newest super-team sensation continue! The Power Company finds out that its first challenge - the superpowered mercenaries called Strike Force - is only the precursor to a larger, more deadly challenge: the monstrous Dragoneer! And what is the connection to Wonder Woman's old enemy, Dr. Cyber? Will the Power Company be forced to close its doors when business has barely begun?


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE SPECTRE #15
Written by J.M. DeMatteis; art by Norm Breyfogle and Dennis Janke; cover by Dave Johnson


In stores March 6. "Mystery in Space," Part 1 of 3 - featuring new penciller Norm Breyfogle and new cover artist Dave Johnson! The Spectre learns that somewhere in space, Spirits of Vengeance are destroying entire worlds. Convinced he can prevent his other-selves from unleashing their wrath on the universe, Hal Jordan must set out on an intergalactic adventure to hold back the tide of destruction, confront past ghosts, and return to outer space. And even if he has the strength to face his own corruption, does he have the will to take on...Sinestro? For more information, see the feature article.
FC, 32 pg. $2.50

SUICIDE SQUAD #7
Written by Keith Giffen; art and cover by Paco Medina and Joe Sanchez


In stores March 13. The Squad struggles to infiltrate a mysterious city that has risen on the near-forgotten island of Kooeykooeykooey - a civilization that has a signed agreement claiming ownership of Earth! Can Rock's hastily formed squad of Deadshot, Killer Frost, Major Disaster, Reactron, and Blackstarr stop trying to kill each other long enough to prevent the strange landlords from closing the doors of our entire planet?


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE TITANS #39
Written by Jay Faerber; art by Barry Kitson and Rich Faber; cover by Kitson


In stores March 20. After the devastating events of THE TITANS #38, the D.E.O. kids return home to the Orphanage to take a breather, while the Titans get their first taste of Dark Nemesis!


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

TITANS: SCISSORS, PAPER, STONE - relist
Written by Adam Warren; art by Warren and Tom Simmons; cover by Warren


ELSEWORLDS. In stores March 6. Reoffered to coincide with the release of the GEN13: SUPER-HUMAN LIKE YOU TP, this previously unavailable Elseworlds one-shot features story and art by GEN13's Adam Warren, and alternate-future versions of Robin, Cyborg, Starfire, and Raven! Retailers please note: Quantities are limited. Orders may be allocated.


FC, 48 pg. Prestige Format $4.95

WONDER WOMAN #179
Written by Phil Jimenez; art by Roy Allan Martinez, Jimenez and Andy Lanning; cover by Jimenez and Jos Villarrubia


In stores March 27. Wonder Woman's quest leads to Skartaris, where she confronts the new Villainy, Inc., that's out to subjugate this world. Only the Amazon Princess can bring peace to the land of Warlords and kings. Plus, the Troia backup continues as Donna begins her own quest to find Fury. Note: this is a resolicitation. All Previous orders have been cancelled.


FC, 32 pg. $2.25

WONDER WOMAN SECRET FILES #3
Written by Phil Jimenez; art by Jimenez, David Yardin and Andy Lanning; cover by Jimenez and Jos Villarrubia


In stores March 6. A spectacular look at DC's most powerful heroine! A heroine critical to the history of the DC Universe draws inspiration from the Amazon Princess and her adventures, written by Phil Jimenez and illustrated by talented newcomer David Yardin. Plus, a profiles section showcasing Wonder Woman, her enemies and her allies, courtesy of writer/penciller Jimenez and inker Andy Lanning!


FC, 48 pg. $4.95

YOUNG JUSTICE #43
Written by Peter David; art and cover by Todd Nauck and Lary Stucker


In stores March 6. When the parents of one of the students at the Elias School are killed by terrorists, Traya finds herself the victim of bias attacks. Our young heroes discover that hate is sometimes the hardest thing to fight.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

DC: BEYOND THE UNIVERSE

DC 100-PAGE SUPER-SPECTACULAR: LOVE STORIES - REPLICA EDITION - relist
Written by Robert Kanigher and Jack Miller; art by John Romita, Mort Drucker, Mike Sekowsky, Ric Estrada, Tony Abruzzo, Bob Oksner, Win Mortimer, Art Saaf, Wally Wood, and various; cover by Oksner


Retro-solicited; in stores February 13. Reoffered to arrive just in time for Valentine's Day, this irresistible Replica Edition volume has such timeless stories as "My Sister Stole My Man!," "My Shameful Past," and "The Wrong Kind of Love!"


FC, 96 pg. $6.95

YOUNG ROMANCE #1 (MILLENNIUM EDITION) - relist
Written by Joe Simon, Jack Kirby and various; art by Simon, Kirby, Bill Draut, and various; cover by Simon and Kirby


Retro-solicited; in stores February 13. This love-filled Millennium Edition reprints the first issue of this title from 1947. YOUNG ROMANCE was the first-ever romance comic, showcasing the storytelling prowess of an array of comic-book legends including Jack Kirby and Joe Simon.


FC, 48 pg. $2.95

STAR TREK: DEBT OF HONOR SC - relist
Written by Chris Claremont; art by Adam Hughes and Karl Story; painted cover by Dave Dorman


In stores March 27. In this original graphic novel reoffering, Captain Kirk fights a menace that has antagonized him since his first day in Starfleet, leading him to recall crucial moments of his stellar career. By fan-favorite writer Chris Claremont and the stellar art team of Adam Hughes & Karl Story!


FC, 96 pg. Softcover (8 1/2" x 11") $14.95

CARTOON CARTOONS #10
Written by Robbie Busch; art by Robert Pope and Dave Hunt; cover by C. Martin Croker


In stores March 27. It's a Spring Break Space-tacular! Space Ghost takes his crew down South to mingle with the kids for a TV special…only to find it's Zorak who's the toast of Florida. Party on, citizens!


FC, 32 pg. $1.99

LOONEY TUNES #88
Written by Jesse Leon McCann, Jennifer Moore, Sean Carolan, and Sholly Fisch; art by David Alvarez, Walter Carzon, Leo Batic and Mike DeCarlo; cover by Batic and Ruben Torreiro


In stores March 6. Coyote gets attached to his Roadrunner trap! Lola Bunny is forced into a bake-off against the chef of all chefs! And Daffy, totally disgusted at having to co-star with these lunatics, actually tries to escape from the comic book!


FC, 32 pg. $1.99

THE POWERPUFF GIRLS #25
Written by Jennifer Moore & Sean Carolan; art by Phil Moy, Mike Allred, Kyle Baker, John Byrne, Jaime Hernandez, Mike Mignola, and Adam Warren; cover by Moy


In stores March 20. Special 25th issue celebration! The fan-favorite POWERPUFF GIRLS team of Moore, Carolan and Moy brings you a far-out tale wherein the evil Boogie Man tries once again to take over Townsville! Blame it on the Boogie! Plus, six amazing tribute pinups by the amazing talents of Mike Allred, Kyle Baker, John Byrne, Jaime Hernandez, Mike Mignola, and Adam Warren!!!


FC, 32 pg. $1.99

SCOOBY-DOO #58
Written by Alex Simmons and Earl Kress; art by Vincent Deporter, Anthony Williams and Jeff Albrecht; cover by Staton and Hunt


In stores March 13. The gang chases a galloping ghost from the Wild West in "Postal Ghost," and finds a scaly surprise lurking in the South Pacific in "Creature from the Blue Lagoon!"


FC, 32 pg. $1.99

WILDSTORM

THE ESTABLISHMENT #7
Written by Ian Edginton; art and cover by Charlie Adlard


In stores March 20. The Establishment must forgo its long-held covert status and fight a very public holding action against the ever-growing army of Venusian killing machines. It's down to the erratic Mister Pharmacist to find a way of stopping them for good. In the process, we discover the astounding origin of the eccentric Mister P.


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

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


In stores March 6. 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 Tivira alone, risking the wrath of both fanatical civilizations. Note: This is a resolicitation. All previous orders have been cancelled.


FC, 48 pg. (2 of 2) $4.95

GEN13 #75
Written by Adam Warren; art by Rick Mays and Jason Martin; cover by Warren


In stores March 20. "This is How The Story Ends," Part 1 of 3. Despite the startling climactic events of the previous issue, everything appears back to normal in sunny La Jolla, as the Gen13 kids celebrate a "weekend off" with gen-active friends. Caitlin, however, begins to suspect that something is very, very wrong…


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

GEN13: SUPER-HUMAN LIKE YOU TP
Written by Adam Warren; art by Warren, Ed Benes, Carlos Mota, Kaare Andrews, Vince Russell, Derek Fridolfs, and various; cover by Warren


In stores March 6. The first six issues of writer Adam Warren's run are collected, reprinting GEN13 #60-65 and featuring some of today's finest artists! The team returns to La Jolla, California; is reunited with a beloved figure from their past; battles a fast food employee gone bad; runs afoul of a trio of powerful brothers; and meets another super-team on their home turf! For more information, see the feature article.
FC, 144 pg. Trade Paperback $12.95

KINDRED II #3
Written by Brett Booth; art and cover by Booth and Sal Regla


In stores March 13. In the clutches of the Kindred! How are Backlash and the Grifter going to save the world from the Kindred when they can't even save themselves? As their final hours tick away, will this be the last time for Backlash and Grifter to resolve the issues of their shared past?


FC, 32 pg. (3 of 4) $2.50

THE MONARCHY #12
Written by Doselle Young; art by John McCrea and Garry Leach; cover by McCrea


In stores March 20. Final issue. The entire team is united for the first - and last - time, as the Monarchy embarks upon a final confrontation between Chimera and its biggest gun: The Higher Power. Worlds will die, a King will rise, reality will be changed forever...and we finally learn the awful, awesome truth about the size and scope of WildStorm's pan-dimensional surgical strike force. The end is really just the beginning...


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

OUT THERE #9
Written by Brian Augustyn; art and cover by Humberto Ramos and Sandra Hope


CLIFFHANGER PRODUCTIONS. In stores March 27. "The Road to El Dorado," Part 3 of 6. Our teen heroes take a back seat this month, as Becky meets up with an old friend...and an old enemy. It appears that El Dorado City isn't the first place she's fought this battle. Is Sterling City the mild-mannered ghost town it appears to be, or have the Twisting Roads from Purgatory led them straight into danger?


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

ROBO DOJO #2
Written by Marv Wolfman, J. Torres and Conor Libby; art by Greg Lane, Dario Brizuela, Richard Bennett, and Vince Russell; cover by Michael Golden


In stores March 13. In the lead feature, the tests are tough for the latest students of ROBO DOJO, both in the classroom and out. For Krysta and her robojin model, school could be over before it really begins if she can't get her stealth technology to work. If she doesn't fail on her own, Team Omega is going to make sure she is finished...one way or another! Plus, a NANOBOTZ backup feature!


FC, 32 pg. (2 of 6) $2.95

AMERICA'S BEST COMICS

TOP TEN BOOK TWO HC
Written by Alan Moore; art by Gene Ha and Zander Cannon; cover by Ha and Jose Villarrubia


In stores March 27. Reprinting TOP TEN #8-12, this hardcover collects Alan Moore's serial story of the lives and loves of the super-science cops of Precinct 10. A rich tapestry of characters unfolds and grows before our eyes, as some live, some die, and some even find romance. BOOK TWO concludes with the final resolution of the Libra case. For more information, see the feature article. Note: A trade paperback edition will not be offered with an in-store date earlier than September 2002.


FC, 144 pg. Hardcover $24.95

TOP TEN BOOK ONE TP - relist
Written by Alan Moore; art by Gene Ha and Zander Cannon; cover by Ha


In stores March 27. Reoffered to coincide with TOP TEN BOOK TWO HC, the adventures of Precinct Ten - in the super-powered city of Neopolis - are featured in this softcover version of the sold-out hardcover. Reprinting the first seven issues of the Eisner Award-Winning title for "Best New Series," plus a cover gallery and sketchbook section featuring art by series artist Gene Ha.


FC, 208 pg. Trade Paperback $14.95

TOM STRONG'S TERRIFIC TALES #3
Written by Alan Moore and Steve Moore; art by Arthur Adams, Jerry Ordway and Alan Weiss; cover by Adams and Weiss


In stores March 6. America's Best Anthology travels through time this month, making friends across the galaxy! Tom Strong was having adventures in Millennium City way back in the 1920s...when crazy robots were all the rage! Young Tom remembers his first meeting with the Silkies; before Dhalua captured his heart, did Tom dip his toes into someone else's pond? And four billion years from now, Jonni Future meets a bevy of beauties...but will they escape the fate the Space Panjandrum has in mind for them?


FC, 32 pg. $2.95

VERTIGO

100 BULLETS #34
Written by Brian Azzarello; art by Eduardo Risso; painted cover by Dave Johnson


In stores March 27. Wizard: The Comics Magazine's pick for "Best Writer (Brian Azzarello)" of 2001. Part 4 of "The Counterfifth Detective." As Private Eye Milo Garret digs deeper into the mysterious circumstances that left him without a face, he finds himself sinking in a cesspool of corruption. There's a thin line between alertness and paranoia, and Milo's getting dangerously close to it. He can't trust anyone - certainly not Agent Graves - and maybe not himself, either.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

AMERICAN CENTURY #13
Written by Howard Chaykin and David Tischman; art by Marc Laming and John Stokes; painted cover by Glen Orbik


In stores March 20. Part 4 of the 4-part "White Lightning." Hell hath no fury like a man betrayed, as Wallace Pitt's moonshine consortium explodes in high octane action and his daughter Lorelei meets a fiery fate on a hairpin turn. Newton, North Carolina - not to mention Harry Kraft - will never be the same.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

CODENAME: KNOCKOUT #11
Written by Robert Rodi; art by Yanick Paquette and Mark Lipka; cover by Tomas Giorello


In stores March 27. "Undressed to Kill" Part 2 of 3. On her own in Siberia, beyond the reach of both G.O.O.D. and E.V.I.L., Angela must rescue herself and two dozen other women from being sold into sexual slavery. But how can she save them if they don't want to be saved?


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE CRUSADES #13
Written by Steven T. Seagle; art by Kelley Jones and Ron Randall; painted cover by Aron Wiesenfeld


In stores March 6. Take a walk on the weird side as the Third Crusade begins! After a year of questions, an avalanche of answers unfolds in the aftermath of the ultimate fate of The Knight. Who was he? Where did he come from? Why was he here? And how can the facts of his existence possibly be true? Plus, if the Knight has been dealt with…who's riding the night streets atop a blind steed, stabbing steel into the evil hearts of the City by the Bay? For more information, see the feature article.
MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE CRUSADES: URBAN DECREE - relist
Written by Steven T. Seagle; art and cover by Kelley Jones and Jason Moore


In stores March 6. Reoffered to coincide with the new storyline beginning in THE CRUSADES #13, this special low-priced Prestige Format one-shot of horror is the perfect introduction to the ongoing series. An 11th-century Crusader comes to render a terrible judgment on the citizens of 21st-century San Francisco, setting off a firestorm of moral consequence in the hearts and minds of the people.


MATURE READERS


FC, 48 pg. Prestige Format $3.95

GRIP: THE STRANGE WORLD OF MEN #5
Written and illustrated by Gilbert Hernandez; cover by Hernandez


In stores March 27. The arresting conclusion finds the Mystery Girls in full force, Joe Hook and Sammy making amends, two detectives and a stripper with one promotion, and Mrs. Gideon out of the closet. But what becomes of Mike Chang and his multiple body parts is the biggest shocker of all.


MATURE READERS


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

HELLBLAZER #172
Written by Brian Azzarello; art by Marcelo Frusin; painted cover by Tim Bradstreet


In stores March 27. Wizard: The Comics Magazine's pick for "Best (Anti) Hero" and "Best Writer (Brian Azzarello)" of 2001. Ashes and Dust" Part 3 of 5. John Constantine is dead, and every clue as to who's to blame ends in leads just as dead. Someone's committed a murder in a roomful of people, and is getting away with it. But like the old saying goes, the dead can't rest until they are avenged, meaning the investigators are about to get a little help from beyond the grave...


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

HUNTER: THE AGE OF MAGIC #9
Written by Dylan Horrocks; art by Richard Case and Steve Bird; painted cover by Jon Foster


In stores March 13. Part 2 of the 4-part "The Evil Gene." Everyone wants something from Tim Hunter. Dr. Tolstoy, collector of antiquities, wants Tim to go back in time and find out what Dr. John Dee was doing with an angel. Dr. Fabien, genetic experimenter, wants to find out if Tim's genes are good or evil. And Eden, the pretty shopgirl? She just wants Tim, and can't figure out why.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

KING DAVID SC
Written and illustrated by Kyle Baker; painted cover by Baker


In stores March 20. Award-winning cartoonist Kyle Baker delivers his latest VERTIGO instant classic! The familiar tale of young David's rise to unprecedented power and popularity while under the paranoid scrutiny of King Saul gets the irreverent - yet biblically accurate - treatment that has made Kyle Baker's work acclaimed by both fans and critics alike. For more information, see the feature article.
MATURE READERS


FC, 160 pg. Softcover (8 1/2" x 11") $19.95

I DIE AT MIDNIGHT - relist
Written and illustrated by Kyle Baker; cover by Baker


In stores March 20. Reoffered to coincide with the release of the KING DAVID softcover, this hilarious one-shot is a madcap romp as only Kyle Baker could imagine. New Year's Eve, 1999: The good news is Muriel has decided to take Larry back. The bad news is Larry's just swallowed a bottle of pills - and he can't tell her about it, or she'll leave him again.


MATURE READERS


FC, 64 pg. Prestige Format $6.95

YOU ARE HERE SC - relist
Written and illustrated by Kyle Baker; cover by Baker


In stores March 20. Kyle Baker does it again! This spectacular, full-color urban romantic comedy is reoffered to coincide with Baker's latest graphic novel, KING DAVID. YOU ARE HERE is about what happens when the things we hide come back to haunt us. Just what is Noel Coleman's secret past life?


MATURE READERS


FC, 160 pg. Softcover (8 1/2" x 11") $19.95

LUCIFER #24
Written by Mike Carey; art by Dean Ormston; painted cover by Christopher Moeller


In stores March 20. "The Writing on the Wall," a one-shot tale of adventure, begins in Lucifer's cosmos when a beautiful, teenaged centaur dreams about the imminent danger that the Lightbringer will face. Deciding to carry a warning to him, she undertakes the long and perilous journey to the mythical land of Los Angeles. But her encounter with the denizens of Tinseltown - not to mention her Maker - are not at all what she was expecting.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

OUTLAW NATION #19
Written by Jamie Delano; art by Goran Parlov and Goran Sudzuka; painted cover by Glenn Fabry


In stores March 20. Final issue. In "The Impossible Dream," the whirlwind has been reaped, the icons smashed, and the chickens have all found their roosts. The slate has been cleaned, and the future is ripe to be written by anyone with the vision for the job. Story Johnson has the vision; but does he have the guts to seize the time and lead the Outlaw Nation back from the brink of extinction?


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: THE THESSALIAD #3
Written by Bill Willingham; art by Shawn McManus and Andrew Pepoy; cover by Dave McKean


In stores March 13. Thess and Fetch hunt monsters while keeping a careful eye out for the 3rd Guardian. But before Thess can accept the challenge, she becomes just another statue in this giant topiary garden from Hell. Meanwhile, the death gods are debating their own abilities against a millennia-old witch, and whether or not they can trust the ghost they've sent to trick her.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. (3 of 4) $2.50

S.C.I.-SPY #2
Written by Doug Moench; art by Paul Gulacy and Jimmy Palmiotti; cover by Gulacy


In stores March 6. The sexy, sci-fi VERTIGO miniseries continues! With the fate of the Terra-formed Arcturus system in peril from swarms of Nano-tech Hunger Bugs devouring everything in their path, Sebastian Starchild must go undercover and infiltrate the deadly covert terrorist organization Blackside. Against his better judgement, Starchild teams-up with S.C.I-SPY's dangerously beautiful agent, Isis Nile, to find the Hunger Bugs power source and hopefully save the universe.


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. (2 of 6) $2.50

SWAMP THING: EARTH TO EARTH TP
Written by Alan Moore; art by John Totleben, Rick Veitch and Alfredo Alcala; painted cover by Totleben


In stores March 6. Reprinting THE SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING #51-56, EARTH TO EARTH continues the evolution of Swamp Thing from a mire-dwelling man-monster into an elemental being with power that exceeds the bonds of the earth itself. Featuring the story where Abby chooses to flee Louisiana and seek refuge on the shadowy streets of Gotham City, where her circumstances draw the attention of Gotham's Dark Knight…Batman! The battle breaks Swamp Thing's bond to the planet Earth and leaves him stranded on a mysterious planet of blue, in the classic tale, "My Blue Heaven." For more information, see the feature article.
MATURE READERS


FC, 160 pg. Trade Paperback $17.95

TERMINAL CITY TP - relist
Written by Dean Motter; art by Michael Lark; cover by Mark Chiarello


In stores March 27. Reoffered to coincide with the release of the BATMAN: NINE LIVES hardcover, this collection reprints the Harvey and Eisner Award-Nominated miniseries by the NINE LIVES creative team of Dean Motter and Michael Lark. A noir, retro version of how the world might have ended up. "…one of the best marriages of story and art I've ever seen in years…" - Alex Ross


MATURE READERS


FC, 232 pg. Trade Paperback $19.95

TRANSMETROPOLITAN #54
Written by Warren Ellis; art by Darick Robertson and Rodney Ramos; cover by Glenn Fabry


In stores March 13. Part 3 of the 3-part "The Cure." Spider and the Filthy Assistants are sheltering the most dangerous person in The City: the last surviving eyewitness and participant in the President's use of prostitutes - therefore the last link between him and a wave of assassinations. If they can get her story out, she might live and the President might be politically dead. But he still holds emergency powers over the City...


MATURE READERS


FC, 32 pg. $2.50

MAD

MAD ABOUT SUPER-HEROES TP
Written and illustrated by the Usual Gang of Super-Idiots; painted cover by Alex Ross


In stores March 20. The world's greatest super-heroes are presented - whether they like it or not - in this laugh-out-loud collection featuring an introduction by the one-and-only Adam West (TV's classic Batman), and a painted cover by fan-favorite artist Alex Ross! Collecting MAD Magazine's best movie, TV, and comic-book spoofs and parodies of your favorite super-heroes, including Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Plastic Man, Spider-Man, the Hulk, the X-Men, and more! For more information, see the feature article.
B&W/FC, 176 pg. Trade Paperback (8 1/4" x 10 1/2") $9.95

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


In stores March 20. Reoffered to coincide with the release of MAD ABOUT SUPER-HEROES, this super-thick trade paperback is a moronic compilation of the best and worst TV satires from MAD Magazine. TV shows spoofed include All in the Family, Ally McBeal, Baywatch, ER, Frasier, Friends, Gilligan's Island, M*A*S*H, Married With Children, NYPD Blue, The Simpsons, South Park, Star Trek, The X-Files, and more!


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

MAD COLOR SPECIAL #5
Written and illustrated by the Usual Gang of Idiots


In stores March 13. Think MAD material looks gross enough in black-and-white? Just think of what it looks like in glorious, senses-shattering color! Laugh-out-loud with another issue loaded with your favorite MAD spoofs represented for the first time in fabulous hues. You'll thank us for it, surely.


FC, 48 pg. Magazine Format $3.99

MAD MAGAZINE #416
Written and illustrated by the Usual Gang of Idiots


In stores March 6. What? There's someone actually reading this space? Well since we have your attention, we're going to tell you something very, very important. It's something extremely profound, beautiful, and will help you understand the universe better - and it's just for you, so don't share it with anyone else. Are you listening? Ok, here goes: "Wherever you go, there you are." There. Now that we've given you something, buy our mag!


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

DC DIRECT

BATGIRL BY ALEX ROSS POSTER
Painted art by Alex Ross


Advance-solicited; in stores May 22. Acclaimed artist Alex Ross continues his series of painted posters starring the heroes of the DC Universe! Classic DC Silver Age heroines are featured this month, beginning with this dynamic portrayal of Gotham City's own Barbara Gordon, a.k.a. Batgirl. This 22" x 34" poster is designed to be displayed on its own or be placed side-by-side with others in the set. Retailers, please note: The BATGIRL BY ALEX ROSS 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 March-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Poster $7.95

SUPERGIRL BY ALEX ROSS POSTER
Painted art by Alex Ross


Advance-solicited; in stores May 22. A classic Silver Age depiction of the Girl of Steel is the latest in the series of painted posters starring the heroes of the DC Universe by Alex Ross. Superman's cousin from Krypton, the original Supergirl Kara-El, has never looked better. This 22" x 34" poster is designed to be displayed on its own or be placed side-by-side with others in the set. Retailers, please note: The SUPERGIRL BY ALEX ROSS 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 March-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Poster $7.95

BEPPO THE SUPER-MONKEY SOFT TOY
Advance-solicited; in stores July 24. What's more fun than a barrel of monkeys? All it takes is one monkey...so long as it's Beppo, the Super-Monkey! Rocketed into space in an experimental rocket built by the Silver Age Superman's father, Jor-El of Krypton, little Beppo eventually made his way to Earth, where he gained all the powers and abilities of Superman...plus a fondness for bananas. The BEPPO THE SUPER-MONKEY SOFT TOY stands approximately 8" tall and features poseable arms and tail. Packaged in a 4-color window box. Retailers, please note: The BEPPO THE SUPER-MONKEY SOFT TOY 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 March-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Soft Toy $14.95

CATWOMAN ANIMATED STATUE
Sculpted by Barsom; designed by Ty Templeton


Advance-solicited; in stores June 12. Continuing DC Direct's series of female characters inspired by Batman: The Animated Series! Her safe-cracking chores finished, Catwoman takes a moment to relax with a feline friend and admire the loot from her latest job. The CATWOMAN ANIMATED STATUE is a hand-painted resin statue, standing approximately 7 1/2" tall x 5 1/8" wide x 5 7/8" deep and comes with a resin jewel hanging on a black string. Perfect for display along with DC Direct's other Gotham Girls: BATGIRL, POISON IVY and HARLEY QUINN ANIMATED STATUES. Packaged in a 4-color box. Retailers, please note: The CATWOMAN ANIMATED 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 March-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Statue $99.95

CLASSIC HEROES: BLUE BEETLE ACTION FIGURE
Advance-solicited; in stores July 10. Picking up the mantle of his predecessor, Daniel Garrett, research scientist Ted Kord became the Blue Beetle. Though lacking the mystical blue scarab that gave Garrett super-powers, Kord turned his skills as an acrobat and Olympic-level athlete to fighting crime as the new Blue Beetle! The BLUE BEETLE ACTION FIGURE features multiple points of articulation, stands approximately 6 1/4" tall, and is packaged with a strobe gun and a grapple cable that the figure can grip, attached to a suction cup that allows the figure to swing freely. Packaged in a 4-color blister pack. Retailers, please note: The CLASSIC HEROES: BLUE BEETLE 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 March-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Action Figure PI

CLASSIC HEROES: PHANTOM LADY ACTION FIGURE
Advance-solicited; in stores July 10. Armed with a black light-ray projector that enables her to turn invisible and project total darkness to confound her foes, Sandra Knight is Phantom Lady! With goggles that enable her to see in the darkness she creates, Phantom Lady is a shining light in the war against evil and injustice. The PHANTOM LADY ACTION FIGURE features multiple points of articulation, stands approximately 6 1/8" tall, and features translucent, non-removable goggles. Packaged in a 4-color blister pack. Retailers, please note: The CLASSIC HEROES: PHANTOM LADY 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 March-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Action Figure PI

CLASSIC HEROES: THE QUESTION ACTION FIGURE
Advance-solicited; in stores July 10. Crusading journalist Vic Sage made a name for himself by opposing the forces of crime. But when reporting on criminal activity proved to be ineffective, Sage adopted the identity of The Question, a faceless - thanks to the featureless facemask he wore - opponent of injustice! THE QUESTION ACTION FIGURE features multiple points of articulation, stands approximately 6 3/8" tall, and comes with a removable hat with an attached mask. Packaged in a 4-color blister pack. Retailers, please note: The CLASSIC HEROES: THE QUESTION 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 March-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Action Figure PI

CLASSIC HEROES: UNCLE SAM ACTION FIGURE
Advance-solicited; in stores July 10. He is the living personification of the American ideal...the bearded, white-haired, top-hat-wearing Uncle Sam! Since the time of the American Revolution, this super-human symbol of the U.S. has appeared when his country was in crisis, battling for the rights and freedoms of Americans everywhere. The UNCLE SAM ACTION FIGURE features multiple points of articulation, and stands approximately 6 1/4" tall (7" tall with removable hat). Packaged in a 4-color blister pack. Retailers, please note: The CLASSIC HEROES: UNCLE SAM 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 March-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Action Figure PI

THE DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN STATUE - relist
Based on designs by Frank Miller; sculpted by William Paquet


In stores March 6. The Dark Knight returns...again! In celebration of the successful sequel to the classic Frank Miller tale THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, comes THE DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN STATUE! This hand-painted cold-cast porcelain statue features a stunning rendition of Batman with his sidekick, Catgirl (aka Carrie Kelley) perched on his shoulder. This statue is overall approximately 13 1/4" tall and 5 3/4" deep, on a base that is 7" wide x 5" deep. Packaged in a 4-color box. Retailers, please note: Quantities are limited. Allocations may be necessary.


FC, Statue $195.00

GREEN ARROW OLIVER QUEEN ACTION FIGURE - relist
In stores March 13. Reoffered to coincide with the release of the GREEN ARROW: QUIVER hardcover, the original Emerald Archer stands 6" tall and features multiple points of articulation and quiver on back. Accessories include bow and three trick arrows (boxing glove arrow, handcuff arrow and drill arrow). Packaged in a 4-color blister pack. Retailers, please note: Quantities are limited. Allocations may be necessary.


FC, Action Figure PI

GREEN LANTERN ALAN SCOTT POWER RING PROP - relist
Sculpted by William Paquet


In stores March 27. Reoffered to coincide with the release of the GREEN LANTERN ALAN SCOTT POWER BATTERY REPLICA (solicited in Previews vol. XI no. 10), the original Green Lantern's ring is faithfully recreated in coated green metal with a faux green gemstone at its center. The ring is set in a base against a fully sculpted, cold-cast porcelain bust (standing approximately 5" tall and 3 3/4" wide) of the hero himself. The "one-size" ring is removable from the base but is not intended to be worn. Retailers, please note: Quantities are limited. Allocations may be necessary.


FC, Prop $89.95

POCKET SUPER HEROES SERIES I: AQUAMAN & BLACK MANTA
Advance-solicited; in stores July 24. On land or under the sea...DC Direct's new line of POCKET SUPER HEROES proves that size doesn't matter. The action begins with the Aquaman and Black Manta set, starring the King of the Seven Seas and one of his deadliest foes. The child of a surface man and a woman from Atlantis, Arthur Curry grew to possess the power to live underwater and communicate with all sea life. An undersea scavenger and criminal, Black Manta has vowed to destroy Aquaman and create his own underwater criminal kingdom. Both figures are 3 1/4" tall, feature articulation and are packaged together in a 4-color blister pack, which includes backdrop art, story card and plastic stand. For more information, see the feature article. Retailers, please note: The POCKET SUPER HEROES SERIES I: AQUAMAN & BLACK MANTA 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 March-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Pocket Super Heroes 2-Figure Set $9.95

POCKET SUPER HEROES SERIES I: GOLDEN AGE DR. MID-NITE & GOLDEN AGE ATOM
Advance-solicited; in stores July 24. Small heroes...ready for big action! The POCKET SUPER HEROES from DC Direct continues with the teaming of two of the greatest heroes of the Golden Age, Dr. Mid-Nite and The Atom! Physician Dr. Charles McNider was blinded by a criminal's bomb, but found he could now see in total darkness and dedicated his life to fighting crime as Dr. Mid-Nite. College student Al Pratt was a 98-pound weakling, until he went on an intensive training program that turned him into the "Mighty Mite," The Atom. Dr. Mid-Nite is 3 1/4" tall and the Atom is 3" tall. Both figures feature articulation and are packaged together in a 4-color blister pack, which includes backdrop art, story card and plastic stand. For more information, see the feature article. Retailers, please note: The POCKET SUPER HEROES SERIES I: GOLDEN AGE DR. MID-NITE & GOLDEN AGE ATOM 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 March-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Pocket Super Heroes 2-Figure Set $9.95

POCKET SUPER HEROES SERIES I: GREEN LANTERN HAL JORDAN & SINESTRO
Advance-solicited; in stores July 24. The smallest super heroes with the biggest powers! The new line of DC Direct POCKET SUPER HEROES continues with Green Lantern Hal Jordan and his arch-foe Sinestro. Hal Jordan was a test-pilot who was chosen by a dying alien to become the next Green Lantern of Space Sector 2814. Sinestro was a member of the elite Green Lantern Corps, until he became a renegade brandishing a yellow Power Ring. Both figures are 3" tall, feature articulation and are packaged together in a 4-color blister pack, which includes backdrop art, story card and plastic stand. For more information, see the feature article. Retailers, please note: The POCKET SUPER HEROES SERIES I: GREEN LANTERN HAL JORDAN & SINESTRO 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 March-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Pocket Super Heroes 2-Figure Set $9.95

POCKET SUPER HEROES SERIES I: GOLDEN AGE STARMAN & THE SHADE
Advance-solicited; in stores July 24. One hero. One villain. Two small costumed characters packing big action as the DC Direct line of Pocket Super Heroes continues with the Golden Age Starman and his nemesis, The Shade. Astronomer Ted Knight created the powerful Cosmic Rod, a device enabling him to channel and control the very power of the stars themselves as Starman! The Shade, an immortal whose origins are shrouded in secrecy, turned his attention to crime and soon proved himself Starman's most brilliant and deadly foe. Starman is 3 1/4" tall and the Shade is 3 1/2" tall. Both figures feature articulation and are packaged together in a 4-color blister pack, which includes backdrop art, story card and plastic stand. For more information, see the feature article. Retailers, please note: The POCKET SUPER HEROES SERIES I: GOLDEN AGE STARMAN & THE SHADE 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 March-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Pocket Super Heroes 2-Figure Set $9.95

SUPERMAN AND BATMAN ANIMATED POSTER
Art by Bruce Timm


Advance-solicited; in stores May 22. From the back cover of the BATMAN AND SUPERMAN ADVENTURES: WORLD'S FINEST one-shot comes the SUPERMAN & BATMAN ANIMATED POSTER! Featuring art by famed animator Bruce Timm, this stunning 24" x 36" full-color poster features the Dark Knight and the Man of Steel swooping down on their foes, the Joker, Harley Quinn and Lex Luthor. Retailers, please note: The SUPERMAN AND BATMAN ANIMATED 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 March-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Poster $7.95

SWAMP THING MINI-STATUE - relist
Based on designs by Michael Zulli; sculpted by William Paquet


In stores March 6. Reoffered to coincide with the release of the SWAMP THING: EARTH TO EARTH trade paperback, this beautiful cold-cast mini-statue captures the Plant Elemental in exquisitely detailed full color. Measures approximately 5 3/4" x 4" x 2 1/4" and is based on designs by illustrator Michael Zulli. Retailers, please note: Quantities are limited. Allocations may be necessary.


FC, Mini-Statue $35.00

UNCLE SAM POSTER
Art by Reed Crandall


Advance-solicited; in stores May 22. He's an American institution...and when trouble beckons, Uncle Sam's not one to back down from a fight! Featuring the classic Golden Age art from the cover of NATIONAL COMICS #26 by legendary artist Reed Crandall, this 24" x 36" UNCLE SAM POSTER is a powerful symbol of American strength and resolve. Retailers, please note: The UNCLE SAM 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 March-released product, solicited in this month's issue of Previews.


FC, Poster $7.95

THE BRAVE & THE BOLD #28 STATUE
Sculpted by John G. Mathews; based on art by Mike Sekowsky and Murphy Anderson


Pre-solicited; in stores July 17. From the historic comic that introduced the world to the Justice League of America...the cover of THE BRAVE & THE BOLD #28 (March, 1960) is recreated as a stunning, hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue! The heroes of the first super-team of the Silver Age (Green Lantern, Wonder Woman, the Flash, Aquaman, and Martian Manhunter) struggle against the menace of Starro the Conqueror, with each figure measuring approximately 5" tall. THE BRAVE & THE BOLD #28 STATUE overall measures approximately 6" tall x 10 1/2" long x 9 1/8" wide. Packaged in a 4-color box. Retailers, please note: THE BRAVE & THE BOLD #28 STATUE 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 April-released product, solicited in next month's issue of Previews.


FC, Statue $195.00

CLASSIC LEX LUTHOR MINI-BUST
Sculpted by Tim Bruckner


Pre-solicited; in stores July 3. DC Direct continues its line of mini-busts featuring the classic characters of DC's Golden Age with the CLASSIC LEX LUTHOR MINI-BUST. Superman's arch nemesis, the renegade criminal genius Lex Luthor, pauses in his moment of triumph: the creation of his new invention of a hunk of Green Kryptonite, the only substance that can destroy the Man of Steel! This mini-bust is a hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue, and stands overall with base approximately 5 2/5" tall x 5 1/4" wide. Packaged in a 4-color box. Retailers, please note: The CLASSIC LEX LUTHOR 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 April-released product, solicited in next month's issue of Previews.


FC, Mini-Bust $45.00

 
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