DC Comics Solicitations for Product Shipping January, 2008

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COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS #17-13
Story by Paul Dini


Story consultant Keith Giffen


Scripts by Tony Bedard


Art by Pete Woods and Tom Derenick


Covers by Woods


It's all-out war as the Challengers find Ray Palmer - and so does everyone else! The fate of a universe hangs in the balance, as heroes and villains from across the multiverse face betrayal and death with Earth as their battlefield!


Plus, more DC Villains origin backup stories, including Harley Quinn!


COUNTDOWN 17 on sale January 2 o COUNTDOWN 16 on sale January 9


COUNTDOWN 15 on sale January 16 o COUNTDOWN 14 on sale January 23 o COUNTDOWN 13 on sale January 30 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TEEN TITANS: YEAR ONE #1
Written by Amy Wolfram


Art by Karl Kerschl & Serge Lapointe


Cover by Kerschl


Writer Amy Wolfram (Teen Titans animated series) joins rising star artist Karl Kerschl (ALL-FLASH #1, ROBIN) for a colorful reimagining of how the Teen Titans came together! See how these teammates bonded, and overcame the sheer awkwardness of being teenagers in this explosive 6-issue miniseries that guest-stars the Justice League of America! You may think you know Robin, Wonder Girl, Kid Flash and Aqualad…but you don't really know the original Teen Titans!


On sale January 2 o 1 of 6 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TEEN TITANS: THE LOST ANNUAL
Written by Bob Haney


Art by Jay Stephens & Mike Allred


Cover by Nick Cardy


Don't miss the TEEN TITANS LOST ANNUAL, featuring the original Teen Titans: Robin, Kid Flash, Wonder Girl, Speedy and Aqualad! Classic Teen Titans writer Bob Haney sends the Titans into space to rescue President John F. Kennedy in this story illustrated by Jay Stephens (The Land of Nod) & Mike Allred (Madman, X-Statix)! Meet new alien races, witness a startling betrayal, and more! It's a secret space adventure that couldn't be told…'til now!


On sale January 9 o 64 pg, FC, $4.99 US

TEEN TITANS #55
Written by Sean McKeever


Art by Eddy Barrows & Rob Hunter


Following up the epic "Titans of Tomorrow" storyline, we catch the Titans in a moment of quiet before the next storm. As one Titan leaves forever, Wonder Girl and Robin explore their newfound feelings for each other as Ravager enjoys herself by pitting Blue Beetle against Kid Devil.


And watch out for the introduction of the new Clock King, a modern-day Fagin out to create a villainous team of his own. Fan-favorite writer Sean McKeever continues to deliver his own special blend of excitement and angst sure to keep this book on the top of your must-read pile!


On sale January 23 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

COUNTDOWN TO ADVENTURE #6
Written by Adam Beechen & Justin Gray


Art by Allan Goldman & Julio Ferreira and Fabrizio Fiorentino & Adam DeKraker


Cover by Eddy Barrows & Oclair Albert


The enigmatic Healers - aliens sent to Earth to stop the spread of Lady Styx's infection - have tagged Animal Man as patient zero. Can Starfire save him before they cut him open for dissection? Also, Forerunner's adventures continue as she runs afoul of the Thanagarian battle fleet.


On sale January 30 o 6 of 8 o 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

COUNTDOWN TO MYSTERY #5
Written by Steve Gerber and Matt Sturges


Art by Justiniano & Walden Wong and Stephen Segovia


Cover by Mario Alberti


The return of Eclipso is bad news for the DC Universe…but it's worse news for Bruce Gordon, the man who originally held the Black Diamond and terrorized the world as Eclipso! Plus, Dr. Fate continues to struggle with his new responsibilities!


On sale January 23 o 5 of 8 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

CRIME BIBLE: THE FIVE LESSONS OF BLOOD #4
Written by Greg Rucka


Art by Diego Olmos


Cover by John Van Fleet


The Lesson of Murder brings the new Question to the streets her predecessor once haunted. But in Hub City, learning the Lesson of Murder is the easy part - it's learning how to survive that'll kill you!


On sale January 23 o 4 of 5 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

COUNTDOWN PRESENTS: LORD HAVOK AND THE EXTREMISTS #4
Written by Frank Tieri


Art by Liam Sharp & Rob Hunter Cover by Sharp


A COUNTDOWN tie-in! Monarch makes an unexpected alliance with the Americommando and the Meta Militia in an effort to strongarm Lord Havok and the Extremists into joining his Multiversal Army. Plus, Dr. Diehard sees all he cares about vanish in an instant, and we learn the secret origin of the Extremist known as Dreamslayer.


On sale January 23 o 4 of 6 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

52 AFTERMATH: THE FOUR HORSEMEN #6
Written by Keith Giffen


Art by Pat Olliffe & John Stanisci


Cover by Ethan Van Sciver


The ultimate battle is at hand as Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman lead the charge against the Four Horsemen of dread Apokolips! But can these monsters really be stopped?


On sale January 9 o 6 of 6 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DEATH OF THE NEW GODS #5
Written by Jim Starlin


Art and covers by Starlin & Matt Banning


A crazed Mister Miracle attacks Orion! Can Scott Free and the son of Darkseid come to terms before more blood is spilled? Plus, Metron discovers shocking secrets concerning the deaths of the New Gods.


On sale January 30 o 6 of 8 o 40 pg, FC, $3.50 US

SALVATION RUN #3
Written by Bill Willingham


Art and cover by Sean Chen & Walden Wong


The DCU's most savage villains are stranded on a hostile planet. Lex Luthor and Gorilla Grodd now control the minds of many of the other castaways, forcing them to go along with the geniuses' plan. But will this plan lead to escape, or something far more sinister?


On sale January 9 o 3 of 7 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #4
Written by Judd Winick


Art and cover by Cliff Chiang


The second story arc of this hit new series begins with a tragedy for Oliver Queen!


On sale January 9 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BLACK ADAM: THE DARK AGE #6
Written by Peter J. Tomasi


Art by Doug Mahnke & Christian Alamy


Cover by Mahnke


The stunning conclusion of the most important chapter of Black Adam's life! All will be revealed as the magic word that has eluded him for so long comes to light, and the final fate of Isis is revealed.


On sale January 30 o 6 of 6 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

UNCLE SAM AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS #5
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray


Art by Renato Arlem


Cover by Dave Johnson


This one has it all - betrayal, death and destruction! One of the Freedom Fighters takes a turn toward the dark side, and the Human Bomb is left vulnerable. Can the rest of the team stop him from going nuclear?


On sale January 23 o 5 of 8 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GOTHAM UNDERGROUND #4
Written by Frank Tieri


Art by J. Calafiore & Jack Purcell


Cover by Calafiore


Did Zsasz really kill Batman? This question and more are answered as the mad scramble for control of the Gotham Underground kicks into high gear! Plus, the Scarecrow turns on the Ventriloquist, Nightwing continues to gain the Penguin's trust, and Robin gets surprise -attacked by someone wearing an extremely familiar costume!


On sale January 23 o 4 of 9 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BOOSTER GOLD #6
Written by Geoff Johns & Jeff Katz


Art and cover by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund


"52 Pick-Up" concludes as Booster Gold journeys back in time to save the best friend he ever had - the Blue Beetle! But can Booster stop Maxwell Lord before someone else dies in Ted Kord's place? And will Ted Kord let that happen?


On sale January 9 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BAT LASH #2
Written by Peter Brandvold & Sergio Aragones


Art by John Severin


Cover by Walter Simonson


The 6-issue miniseries by acclaimed Western novelist Peter Brandvold (Rogue Lawman, .45-Caliber Deathtrap) and Bat Lash co-creator Sergio Aragones (Groo, MAD) continues! Bat Lash must find Dominique once she's discovered missing, but he should be very careful. This is bear country!


On sale January 9 o 2 of 6 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

INFINITY INC. #5
Written by Peter Milligan


Art and cover by Max Fiumara & Matthew Southworth


Cover by Max Fiuamara


In the conclusion of "Luthor's Monsters," the deranged shape-shifter named Persona comes face to face with Kid Empty…who finally narrows down his dinner targets to Infinity Inc.! But as the team at last forgets its differences and unites, he's going to find they're not quite the superheroes he remembers.


On sale January 2 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUICIDE SQUAD: RAISE THE FLAG #5
Written by John Ostrander


Art by Javier Pina & Robin Riggs


Cover by John K. Snyder


Even as the team heads to the Mideast to take out the breathtakingly deadly weapon codenamed Scarlet Tears, bloodshed threatens to break out within their ranks!


On sale January 9 o 5 of 8 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN #673
Written by Grant Morrison


Art by Tony Daniel & Jonathan Glapion


Cover by Daniel


In the wake of Ra's al Ghul's recent resurrection, Batman's body lies near death in a heart-stopped coma. Meanwhile, his delirious mind travels back to a defining adventure in the life of young Bruce Wayne…the hunt for his parents' killer! This special flashback tale also revisits Batman's life-changing Thogal ritual in the caves of Nanda Parbat!


On sale January 30 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DETECTIVE COMICS #840
Written by Paul Dini


Art by Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs


Cover by Nguyen


Fan favorite artist Dustin Nguyen (SUPERMAN/BATMAN) joins Paul Dini on DETECTIVE COMICS as new regular penciler! Still haunted by the specter of Ra's Al Ghul, Batman returns to Gotham to face a new threat in the form of The Globe, a map-obsessed mastermind who charts his crimes with deadly accuracy.


On sale January 2 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ROBIN #170
Written by Chuck Dixon


Art by Chris Batista


Cover by Freddie E. Williams II


With the return of new series writer Chuck Dixon (Robin, Nightwing, Batman) and art by fan-favorite Chris Batista (52, Legion of Superheroes), Robin #170 is the start of a new era no one will want to miss!


After a life-changing battle with Ra's al Ghul in Nanda Parbat, Robin comes home to Gotham to find there's a new girl in town, wearing a color he can't ignore. The new vigilante calls herself Violet, and she steals from the rich to keep for herself…and Robin's going to find out that's not all she's playing for. Plus, the return of an old friend with something to hide!


On sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

NIGHTWING #140
Written by Peter Tomasi


Art by Rags Morales & Michael Bair


Cover by Michael Bair


Guest-starring Batman & Robin! A new era of Nightwing begins from writer Peter Tomasi (Black Adam: THE DARK AGE, Light Brigade) and the incredible art team of Rags Morales and Michael Bair (Identity Crisis)!


When the bodies of nefarious villains and fallen heroes begin to disappear from their final resting places, Dick Grayson is drawn into a mysterious, life-altering adventure!


On sale January 2 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

b>BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #13
Written by Tony Bedard


Art and cover by Rags Morales & Mark Farmer


Beginning the 4-part arc "Wrath Child,"with art by Rags Morales (IDENTITY CRISIS)! Batman and Nightwing become embroiled in the return of a major nemesis who was thought to be dead long ago: The Wrath has returned!


On sale January 9 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SIMON DARK #4
Written by Steve Niles


Art and cover by Scott Hampton


"He looks scary and acts even scarier, but I'm not afraid of Simon at all…" writes Rachel, who's new to Gotham City. She's befriended the freakish gargoyle who protects her neighborhood and whom the locals call "Simon Dark"…but will she pay for getting too close to him?


On sale January 9 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

CATWOMAN #75
Written by Will Pfeifer


Art by David Lopez & Alvaro Lopez


Cover by Adam Hughes


The Joker. The Rogues. The Cheetah. And they're just the beginning of Catwoman's problems.


The world's most violent and dangerous villains have been sent to the Hell Planet from SALVATION RUN, and Catwoman's just arrived! Selina Kyle's got skills, cunning and craftiness, but she's also going to need to make a deal with the devil in order to stay alive!


On sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ACTION COMICS #861
Written by Geoff Johns


Art by Gary Frank & Jonathan Sibal


Cover by Frank


Variant cover by Mike Grell


"Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes," Part 4! Superman's mission to reunite the Legion of Super-Heroes in the 31st century continues on the one planet more dangerous than Earth: the cold, knowledge-obsessed world of Colu! But what fate has befallen Brainiac 5? And what are the horrible secrets behind Earth's "new" super-heroes - the Justice League?


Retailers please note: This issue will feature two covers that may be ordered separately. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (featuring a cover by Gary Frank), retailers may order one Variant Edition (featuring a cover by Mike Grell). See the Previews Order Form for more information.


On sale January 30 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERMAN #672
Written by Kurt Busiek


Art by Peter Vale & Jesus Merino


Cover by Vale


It's Superman versus the all-new Insect Queen on the Moon, for the life of Lana Lang. Meanwhile, Lana (on the Moon) makes a startling discovery that could transform LexCorp's future. And back in Metropolis (sadly, not the Moon), Chris Kent's power problems build to an explosive payoff.


On sale January 9 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #45
Written by Michael Green


Art and cover by Shane Davis & Matt Banning


The Man of Steel's and the Dark Knight's quest to rid the world of Kryptonite hits a roadblock when they realize not everyone's willing to hand over the deadly substance. One of those unwilling is Aquaman - and the result is a brutal undersea battle!


On sale January 23 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERGIRL #25
Written by Kelley Puckett


Art and cover by Drew Johnson & Ray Snyder


Supergirl and Superman must work together to defeat the nuclear menace of Neutron! But when Superman tries to teach her the hardest lesson of all, he learns that Supergirl has something to teach him! And wait until you see the startling new direction the book takes!


On sale January 2 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL #11
Written by B. Clay Moore


Art and cover by Phil Hester & Ande Parks


B. Clay Moore (Hawaiian Dick) teams with Phil Hester & Ande Park (GREEN ARROW) to shed light on the origins of the Jimmy Olsen/Superman relationship in Part 1 of a 3-part story, in which Superman invents a way for Jimmy to signal him, and Metropolis deals with giant, murderous...toys?


On sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BIRDS OF PREY #114
Written by Sean McKeever


Art by Nicola Scott & Doug Hazlewood


Cover by Stephane Roux


Oracle delves into the mystery of Misfit while Lady Blackhawk and Huntress hash out their differences!


On sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE ALL-NEW ATOM #19
Written by Keith Champagne


Art by Jerry Ordway & Trevor Scott


Cover by Ladrnn


When a team of scientists goes missing, it's up to the Atom to travel far below the depths of Ivy Town for the most dangerous rescue mission of his career! But the underground dwellers of Ivy Town don't take kindly to strangers of any size!


On sale January 2 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BLUE BEETLE #23
Written by John Rogers


Art and cover by Rafael Albuquerque


The Blue Beetle's family and friends are targeted by an all-out supervillain assault - so why is he abandoning them in their darkest hour and leaving Earth?


On sale January 23 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

COUNTDOWN SPECIAL: THE NEW GODS
Written by Jack Kirby


Art by Kirby, Mike Royer & Vince Colletta


Cover by Ryan Sook


The newest 80-page Special revealing past tales related to the main characters of COUNTDOWN sheds light on the New Gods! Included here are the Kirby masterpieces MISTER MIRACLE #1, FOREVER PEOPLE #1, and NEW GODS #7!


On sale January 2 o 80 pg, FC, $4.99 US

CHECKMATE #22
Written by Greg Rucka & Eric Trautmann


Art by Chris Samnee


Cover by Kalman Andrasofszky


"Mademoiselle Marie" concludes! Will Black Queen's Knight get her target safely out of Bialya, or will she become the latest Mademoiselle Marie to be laid to eternal rest?


On sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE FLASH #236
Written by Mark Waid and John Rogers


Art by Freddie Williams II and Doug Braithwaite


Cover by Williams II


The stunning conclusions of feature story arc "The Wild Wests" - with art by fan-favorite Freddie Williams II (ROBIN) - and the backup tale "Fast Life"! The newest Flash family faces a last stand in Keystone - but in this spectacular climax, we find they've been here before, once upon a time on the world that sheltered them!


On sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN LANTERN #27
Written by Geoff Johns


Art by Mike McKone and various


Cover by Ivan Reis & Oclair Albert


The build-up to FINAL CRISIS continues in Part 2 of "The Alpha Lanterns"! In the aftermath of the Sinestro Corps War, a select few have been chosen to undergo a transformation that will leave them forever altered and forever committed to the Green Lantern Corps. But what other laws are the Guardians unleashing, and why do Hal Jordan and John Stewart want to stop them? Plus, a visit to Oa's Death Row!


On sale January 23 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #20
Written by Peter J. Tomasi


Art and cover by Patrick Gleason & Prentis Rollins


Mongul is back! Destroying the JLA Watchtower wasn't enough - now he's more powerful than ever and ready to instill great fear!


On sale January 9 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #17
Written by Dwayne McDuffie and Alan Burnett


Art by Ed Benes, Jon Boy Meyer and Sandra Hope


Cover by Ethan Van Sciver


Double trouble for the League! First, in the lead story written by Alan Burnett, a mysterious and familiar team from beyond time has infiltrated the Hall of Justice looking for a weapon. Will Black Lightning be their first victim? And wait 'til you see who they are!


Plus, writer Dwayne McDuffie begins a very special back-up story exploring what's wrong with Vixen's powers. And when her condition worsens, it leads to a new arc and major change for the Leaguer!


On sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #12
Written by Geoff Johns & Alex Ross


Art by Dale Eaglesham & Ruy Jose


Cover by Alex Ross


Variant cover by Eaglesham & Jose


"Thy Kingdom Come" explodes as Jakeem Thunder returns! The Justice Society reaches out to the next wave of legacy heroes: the new Mr. America, Judomaster, Amazing Man and more! Plus, another face familiar to the Kingdom Come Superman makes his presence known.


Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Alex Ross), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Eaglesham & Jose). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


On sale January 30 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JSA CLASSIFIED #34
Written by James Peaty


Art and cover by Freddie Williams II


Featuring kinetic art by Freddie Williams II (ROBIN)! A mysterious villain has captured Liberty Belle, and Hourman has just 60 minutes to traverse the dark underworld of the DCU to find her!


On sale January 30 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JONAH HEX #27
Written by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti


Art and cover by Jordi Bernet


There's a new hunter out for blood, one who only preys on lawmen. Jonah Hex must find this strange "Star Man" before he kills again!


On sale January 2 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JLA CLASSIFIED #50-51
Written by Roger Stern


Art by John Byrne & Mark Farmer


Covers by Joshua Middleton


The first two parts of a 5-part epic reuniting the legendary Roger Stern/John Byrne team! The Justice League faces a new foe who seems to remember them well enough to want revenge. But when have they faced off before? Meet a mysterious new foe again…for the first time!


Issue #50 on sale January 9; issue #51 on sale January 23


32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #38
Written by Jim Shooter


Art and cover by Francis Manapul & John Livesay


Continuing Jim Shooter's return to Legion of Super-Heroes! Saturn Girl, Timber Wolf and Star Boy's mission on the moon of Triton goes awry as Invisible Kid leads them into a lethal predicament. Meanwhile, Lightning Lad's duties as team leader aren't going any easier as he's forced to sit through a painful tryout session for new Legionnaires.


On sale January 23 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

METAL MEN #5
Written by Duncan Rouleau


Art and cover by Rouleau


The saga of the Metal Men continues with a flashback to their rise to fame as America's darling robots. In the present, we see them face the horrors left over from 52. And in the future…there may be no Metal Men!


On sale January 2 o 5 of 8 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SHADOWPACT #21
Written by Matt Sturges


Art and cover by Tom Derenick & Wayne Faucher


How did the Unbound manage to take over Nightmaster's beloved kingdom of Myrra? Can they survive against a population that's been converted to a cult of black magic?


On sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE SPIRIT #14
Written by Sergio Aragones & Mark Evanier


Art by Mike Ploog


Cover by Jordi Bernet


Join the new SPIRIT creative team of writers Sergio Aragones & Mark Evanier (Groo the Wanderer) and Mike Ploog (Abadazad) for a case of murder! A string of killings is plaguing Central City…and the Spirit - with Commissioner Dolan - is on the case!


On sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WONDER WOMAN #16
Written by Gail Simone


Art by cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson


The intensity ramps up in the third chapter of "The Circle," as the whole truth is revealed about the attempted murder of Diana on the night of her birth! And in the present day, Wonder Woman fights to prevent the destruction of not just her loved ones, but her entire culture. But whose standard is she wearing into battle, and does it mean she has abandoned the gods completely? No Wonder Woman fan should miss this story!


On sale January 23 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TRIALS OF SHAZAM #11
Written by Judd Winick


Art & Cover by Mauro Cascioli


The trials continue with Freddy losing ground in his quest for the ultimate abilities and power of Shazam…to the now equally powered Sabina! To find Mercury he may need the help of Shadowpact and the Justice League!


On sale January 30 o 11 of 12 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WONDER GIRL #5
Written by J. Torres


Art and cover by Sanford Greene & Nathan Massengill


Wonder Girl's in for the fight of her life, and she won't be able to handle it alone! She's going to need a little help from her friends, including Supergirl, Robin, and others, to bring justice down on the people trying to kill her!


On sale January 9 o 5 of 6 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ADAM STRANGE ARCHIVES VOL. 3 HC
Written by Gardner Fox


Art by Carmine Infantino, Murphy Anderson and others


Cover by Infantino & Anderson


Head to the far reaches of space in this volume collecting Adam Strange stories from MYSTERY IN SPACE #81-91, HAWKMAN #18 and STRANGE ADVENTURES #157 (1963-1967)!


Advance-solicited; on sale March 26 o 232 pg, FC, $49.99 US

BIRDS OF PREY: DEAD OF WINTER TP
Written by Gail Simone


Art by Nicola Scott & Doug Hazlewood


Cover by Stephane Roux


Collecting BIRDS OF PREY #104-108! In this volume, the Birds of Prey cross paths with the villainous group the Secret Six, just as Spy Smasher takes the dismantling of Oracle's operation into her own hands! Who will end up with control of the Birds of Prey?


Advance-solicited; on sale February 27 o 128 pg, FC, $17.99 US

BLUE BEETLE VOL. 3: REACH FOR THE STARS TP
Written by John Rogers


Art by Rafael Albuquerque


Cover by Cully Hamner


In this volume collecting issues #13-18 of the hot series, Jaime has his hands full when he learns the scarab's alien owners are invading Earth - and no one will believe him! Plus, more adventures guest-starring popular Green Lantern Guy Gardner, the Teen Titans, the villainous Eclipso, Typhoon, Giganta and more!


Advance-solicited; on sale February 27 o 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US

CONNOR HAWKE: DRAGON'S BLOOD TP
Written by Chuck Dixon


Art and cover by Derec Donovan


In this volume collecting the 6-issue miniseries, an archery contest beckons Oliver Queen's bow-bending son Connor Hawke to the far end of the globe. Accompanied by his old pal Eddie Fyers, Connor accepts the invitation. But a much darker game is afoot, and Connor's life will never be the same!


Advance-solicited; on sale February 13 o 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US

BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE SPECIAL EDITION HC
Written by Alan Moore & Brian Bolland


Art and cover by Brian Bolland


The classic Batman tale by Alan Moore and Brian Bolland returns in an all-new special edition! This edition - celebrating the 20th anniversary of the landmark work - features all-new coloring by Bolland, and includes the story "An Innocent Guy," previously featured in BATMAN: BLACK AND WHITE!


Advance-solicited; on sale March 19 o 6.625" x 10.1875" o 64 pg, FC, $17.99 US

DC UNIVERSE: THE STORIES OF ALAN MOORE TP
Written by Alan Moore


Art by various


Cover by Brian Bolland


Collecting stories from ACTION COMICS #583, DETECTIVE COMICS #549-550, GREEN LANTERN #188, SUPERMAN #423, TALES OF THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS ANNUAL #2 & 3, SUPERMAN ANNUAL #11 and VIGILANTE #17-18 and more!


On sale January 2 o 304 pg, FC, $19.99 US o Mature Readers o Relist

WATCHMEN TP
Written by Alan Moore


Art and cover by


Dave Gibbons


Reoffered to coincide with BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE, this landmark volume is largely regarded as the greatest comics work of all time !


On sale January 2 o 334 pg, FC, $19.99 US o Relist

THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN VOL. 1 TP
Written by Alan Moore


Art and cover by Kevin O'Neill


Reoffered to coincide with BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE, this imaginative volume collects the League's first adventure together, plus the illustrator's masterful sketchbook.


On sale January 2


176 pg, FC, $14.99 US o Relist

THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN VOL. 2 TP
Written by Alan Moore


Art and cover by Kevin O'Neill


Reoffered to coincide with BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE., this volume picks up one month after Vol. 1, as the League faces a Martian invasion of Earth!


On sale January 2 o 228 pg, FC, $14.99 US o Relist

ALAN MOORE: THE COMPLETE WILDCATS TP
Written by Alan Moore


Cover by Charest


Art by Travis Charest, Mat Broome and others


Reoffered to coincide with BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE., this volume collects WILDC.A.T.S. #21-34, plus a story from issue #50, featuring the impressive art of Travis Charest and more!


On sale January 2


393 pg, FC, $29.99 US o Relist

ALAN MOORE: WILD WORLDS TP
Written by Alan Moore


Art by Various


Cover by by Michael Golden


Reoffered to coincide with BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE., this slam-bang title features a tale that pits the covert action team known as the WildCats against the demonic hero called Spawn! Plus, hard-hitting tales of Majestic, Voodoo, Deathblow and more.


On sale January 2


320 pg, FC, $19.99 US o Relist

PROMETHEA BOOK ONE TP
Written by Alan Moore


Art and cover by J.H. Williams III & Mick Gray


Reoffered to coincide with BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE, this volume begins the saga of Sophie Bangs, an ordinary college student in a weirdly futuristic New York who finds herself transformed into Promethea, the living embodiment of the imagination.


On sale January 2


160 pg, FC, $14.99 US o Relist

TOM STRONG BOOK ONE TP
Written by Alan Moore


Art and cover by Chris Sprouse & Karl Story


Reoffered to coincide with BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE., this volume introduces the foremost science hero Tom Strong and his remarkable exploits over a nearly century-long career.


On sale January 2


208 pg, FC, $17.95 US o Relist

CATWOMAN: CATWOMAN'S DEAD TP
Written by Will Pfeifer


Art by David Lopez & Alvaro Lopez


Cover by Adam Hughes


The identity that Selina Kyle built for herself to protect her baby daughter is being destroyed at the hands of Hammer and Sickle in this all-new volume collecting CATWOMAN #66-72! With supervillains and the Gotham police hunting for both Selina and her replacement, Holly, drastic measures are needed!


Advance-solicited; on sale February 20 o 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US

THE FLASH: BLOOD WILL RUN TP - NEW EDITION
Written by Geoff Johns


Cover by Brian Bolland


Art by Scott Kolins, Ethan Van Sciver, Prentis Rollins and others


The Flash races into adventure in this incredible new edition of a classic trade paperback collecting THE FLASH #170-176, plus stories from THE FLASH SECRET FILES and IRON HEIGHTS, written by Geoff Johns! Featuring art by fan-favorites Ethan Van Sciver (GREEN LANTERN), Scott Kolins (Beyond) and more!


Advance-solicited; on sale February 20 o 240 pg, FC, $17.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL HC
Written by Keith Giffen & J.M. DeMatteis


Art by Kevin Maguire, Terry Austin and Al Gordon


Cover by Maguire & Austin


A new hardcover collecting the classic JUSTICE LEAGUE #1-6 and JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #7 from the late 1980s! Can an unlikely new Justice League line-up work as a unit to stop terrorists at the U.N., a brigade of Rocket Reds, the Royal Flush Gang, and other threats - or will they succumb to in-fighting and bad jokes?


Advance-solicited; in stores March 12 o FC, 192 pg, $24.99 US

SUPERMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 4 TP
Written by Jerry Siegel


Art by Joe Shuster, Jack Burnley, Wayne Boring and others


Cover by Shuster


The Man of Tomorrow moves into the 1940s in this fourth volume, featuring stories from the pages of Action Comics #26-31 and Superman #6-7!


Advance-solicited; on sale February 6 o 192 pg, FC, $14.99 US

JACK KIRBY'S FOURTH WORLD OMNIBUS VOL. 4 HC
Written by Jack Kirby


Art by Kirby, Mike Royer, D. Bruce Berry and Greg Theakston


Cover by Kirby


This fourth and final volume collects the remaining issues of these classic series - THE NEW GODS, THE FOREVER PEOPLE and MISTER MIRACLE - in chronological order as they originally appeared! Also included in this volume are Kirby's sequel to THE NEW GODS, plus the graphic novel THE HUNGER DOGS - featuring 25 pages restored to Mike Royer inks - and rarely seen Kirby art from DC's WHO'S WHO series, all from the mid-1980s.


Advance-solicited; on sale March 26 o 424 pg, FC, $49.99 US

WONDER WOMAN: WHO IS WONDER WOMAN? HC
Written by Allan Heinberg


Art by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson and Gary Frank & Jon Sibal


Cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson


In this volume collecting WONDER WOMAN #1-4, plus WONDER WOMAN ANNUAL #1 by acclaimed writer Allan Heinberg (TV's Grey's Anatomy, Young Avengers) , the Amazon warrior Diana has gone missing, leaving Donna Troy to take up the mantle of Wonder Woman!


When Diana returns, she goes under her former alias Diana Prince, acting as a secret agent and member of the Department of Metahuman Affairs. Her first assignment is to save Donna Troy - but will she retake the role of Wonder Woman?


Retailers please note: This volume is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.


Advance-resolicited; on sale March 5 o 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US

DIANA PRINCE: WONDER WOMAN VOL. 1 TP
Written by Dennis O'Neil & Mike Sekowsky


Art and cover by Sekowsky & Dick Giordano


In this volume, featuring stories that have never been collected before from issues #178-184 and SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE #93, Wonder Woman faces Mars, god of war, the murderous Dr. Cyber, and more!


Advance-solicited; on sale February 6 o 176 pg, FC, $19.99 US

TIME MASTERS TP
Written by Bob Wayne & Lewis Shiner


Art and cover by Art Thibert & Jos Marzan Jr.


Collecting the often-requested TIME MASTERS #1-8 and material from SECRET ORIGINS #43, featuring 52's Rip Hunter! Hunter forges alliances with DC heroes including Cave Carson, Metal Men creator Doctor Will Magnus, Dr. Fate, the Viking Prince, Arion and others to stop the threats of immortal super-villains including Vandal Savage and his Illuminati.


Advance-solicited; on sale February 13 o 224 pg, FC, $19.99 US

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: ENEMY ACE VOL. 1 TP
Written by Robert Kanigher and Joe Kubert


Art by Kubert, John Severin, Howard Chaykin, Neal Adams and others


Take to the skies in this thrilling volume collecting OUR ARMY AT WAR #151, 153, 155, SHOWCASE #57-58, STAR-SPANGLED WAR STORIES #138-152 , 158, 181-183, and 200, DETECTIVE COMICS #404, MEN AT WAR #1-3, 8-10, 12-14, 19-20, THE UNKNOWN SOLDIER #252-253, 260-261, 265-267 and DC SPECIAL #26!


Advance-solicited; on sale February 13 o 552 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERMAN FAMILY VOL. 2 TP
Written by Otto Binder, Jerry Coleman, Leo Dorfman and others


Art by Curt Swan, Wayne Boring, Kurt Schaffenberger and others


The spotlight shines on Superman's girlfriend Lois Lane and pal Jimmy Olsen in this volume collecting stories from SUPERMAN'S PAL Jimmy Olsen #23-34, Showcase #10 and SUPERMAN'S GIRL FRIEND Lois Lane #1-7!


Advance-solicited; on sale February 27 o 520 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

THE BATMAN STRIKES! #41
Written by Russell Lissau


Art and cover by Christopher Jones & Terry Beatty


Harley Quinn and Poison Ivy just want to have fun! But when your idea of fun is crime, catastrophe and chaos, Batman's going to be right on your tail!


On sale January 9 o 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED #41
Written by Grace Randolph


Art by Dario Brizuela


Cover by Zach Howard


The Joker is tired of waiting for Batman to show up, so he's taking the fight to the Watchtower! But just because Batman's not there, it doesn't mean it's unguarded!


On sale January 2 o 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES IN THE 31st CENTURY #10
Written by Matt Manning


Art and cover by Matt Stewart


An ancient legacy catches up with Brainiac 5 when he learns the terrible secret of his great-great-grandfather, Brainiac 1…one of Superman's greatest enemies! To make it up to Superman, Brainy takes him on a trip to his home planet's past - but an unexpected detour to the Phantom Zone could mean disaster!


On sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

TEEN TITANS GO! #51
Written by J. Torres


Art by Todd Nauck & Lary Stucker


Cover by Nauck


Introducing Geo-Force! He's Terra's big brother and he looks like big trouble! What happens when he thinks the Teen Titans are the enemy? Find out in"The Secret Origin of Terra"!


On sale January 23 o 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #21
Written by Robbie Busch and Tom Warburton


Art by Maurice Fontenot, the Iguana, Scott Cohn and Mike DeCarlo


Cover by Fontenot and the Iguana


Numbuh Four is menaced by that most insidious force - static electricity! Plus, an all-new Ben 10 story!


On sale January 9


32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #41
Written by Robbie Busch and Scott Cunningham


Art by Robert Pope, Christopher Cook, Mike DeCarlo and Jeff Albrecht


Cover by Stephanie Gladden


Eduardo has lost his lucky penny. and he's going to search Foster's Home until he finds it, no matter what anyone else says! Plus, The Grim Adventures of Billy & Mandy and The Powerpuff Girls!


On sale January 30


32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

LOONEY TUNES #158
Written by Robbie Busch, Frank Strom and Sam Agro


Art by by Omar Aranda, Walter Carzon, Mike DeCarlo, Pablo Zamboni, Alberto Saichann, Ruben Torreiro and Horacio Ottolini


Cover by Scott Gross


Tweety is on the tail of that notorious art thief, Sylvester! And they're headed straight for the Louvre!


On sale January 2 o 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

SCOOBY-DOO #128
Written by Vito Delsante and Paul Kupperberg


Art by Tim Levins, Jeff Albrecht and Scott Neely


Cover by Ropert Pope & Scott McRae


Mysteries, mayhem and music abound at the house that Scooby built…the opera house, that is! Plus, there's something strange happening in a little town called Vladsburg!


On sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

MAD #486
Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots


Ring in the holidays with the greatest humor mag of all time!


On sale January 9 o 48 pg, FC/B&W, $4.99 US

CRAYON SHINCHAN VOL. 1
Written and illustrated by Yoshito Usui


CMX. The star of the hit late-night Adult Swim series comes to CMX. He's rude, he's crude, and adults tremble whenever he's around. His inappropriate comments and obsession with body parts and bodily functions make life stressful for his struggling parents.


No one is safe from Shinchan's verbal outbursts…and now, neither are you! Fans around the world have been following Shinchan's offensive adventures for years, and now he's enjoying wider exposure here in the USA. CRAYON SHINCHAN will appeal to fans of The Simpsons, South Park and Family Guy. CMX brings you the original manga in all its uncensored glory.


Advance-solicited; on sale February 27 o 5" x 7.375" o 128 pg, B&W, $7.99 US


MATURE READERS

DOKKOIDA?! VOL. 1
Written by Taro Achi


Art by Yu Yagami


CMX. Nave 19-year-old Suzuo is in search of a part-time job when he runs into Tanpopo, a girl who is actually a humanoid alien. Claiming that she works for a toy company, she offers him a job testing a costume for the character Dokkoida. But she's really working for the Galaxy Federation Police, an organization looking to test power suits for their own peacekeeping forces. Before he knows it, Suzuo beats up a giant robot and moves into an apartment building with other suit-testers - only none of them know they're all doing the same job! DOKKOIDA?! is sure to appeal to fans of Dr. Slump and Hikkatsu!


Advance-solicited; on sale February 13 o 5" x 7.375" o 194 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o TEEN+

APOTHECARIUS ARGENTUM VOL. 4
Written and illustrated by Tomomi Yamashita


CMX. Princess Primula and Prince Lorca set off to neighboring Navara to negotiate peace between their two kingdoms. When they arrive, they find the Navaran court in chaos. A young prince has been abducted, and the King is losing his mind under the control of a mysterious young woman. Twin whirlwinds of politics and intrigue on both sides of the border are about to engulf everyone!


Advance-solicited; on sale February 20 o 5" x 7.375"


200 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o TEEN

KEY TO THE KINGDOM VOL. 3
Written and illustrated by Kyoko Shitou


CMX. The next phase of the quest begins, with the search for "The Invisible Tower," an elusive location that contains an important clue. A new competitor enters the ring: Fireheart, a man who is impervious to the flames of the Dragon Men. He welcomes Prince Asta and his protector Badd to his castle, where he shares with Asta an important family secret he learned from Asta's father just before he died.


Advance-solicited; on sale February 27 o 5" x 7.375"


176 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o TEEN+

KING OF CARDS VOL. 3
Written and illustrated by Makoto Tateno


CMX. Manami's math teacher thinks she is falling behind in her grades because of her dedication to the CHAOS card game. He threatens to tell her mother - unless she can beat him in a match! Later, a seemingly unbeatable player who actually hates CHAOS is gunning for Manami. Then the unthinkable happens: Manami loses her Sahgan card. Can she go on playing without her most powerful card?


Advance-solicited; on sale February 6 o 5" x 7.375"


192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o TEEN

ORFINA VOL. 2
Written and illustrated by Kitsune Tennouji


CMX. With Princess Orfina captured by the invading forces of Granze, Fana takes her place and fights alongside the Princess' bodyguards. The Imperial City has been captured, but the Granzian general is fuming because the King escaped. In an attempt to draw him out, the public execution of Princess Orfina is announced. It's up to Fana to try and rescue her royal double, but a big surprise awaits her.


Advance-solicited; on sale February 27 o 5.5" x 8"


170 pg, B&W, $12.99 US o MATURE READERS

THE PALETTE OF 12 SECRET COLORS VOL. 2
Written and illustrated by Nari Kusakawa


CMX. It's Christmas time on the island of Opal, and a visiting young Prince introduces holiday traditions to its residents. What could be more festive than the powers of the color wizards? But Dr. Guell is jealous of the relationship between the Prince and Cello and adds a sour note to the celebration. Then, find out more about Cello's family and learn how she first bonded with Yoyo, her special bird.


Advance-solicited; on sale February 20 o 5" x 7.375"


192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o EVERYONE

SWAN VOL. 12
Written and illustrated by Kyoko Ariyoshi


CMX. Masumi manages to snap out of her intense insecurities and performs beyond her expectations with her dance partner, Leonhardt. She wins second place overall, beating out everyone except her archnemesis, the prodigy Lilliana. After the win, Masumi and Leonhardt receive invitations to dance from both Moscow and New York, the world's two most prestigious ballet locations! Which will Masumi choose?


Advance-solicited; on sale February 6 o 5" x 7.375"


200 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o everyone

VENUS IN LOVE VOL. 2
Written and illustrated by Yuki Nakaji


CMX. Fukami is convinced that there's chemistry between his friends Suzuna and Eichi, who just need a little push to become a couple. He doesn't know that they both have a crush on him. But Fukami's got his own romantic distraction with a girl he keeps running into. When Suzuna realizes that she has a new rival, she's going to have to act fast. Can she finally tell Fukami how she really feels?


Advance-solicited; on sale February 13 o 5" x 7.375"


200 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o TEEN

WILDSTORM: REVELATIONS #1-2
Written by Scott Beatty with Christos Gage


Art by Wes Craig


Cover by Ivan Reis & Richard Friend


Exploding out of the pages of WildStorm Armageddon comes a biweekly 6-part adventure to save the WildStorm Universe by writers Scott Beatty (BATGIRL: YEAR ONE) & Christos Gage (STORMWATCH: PHD, WILDSTORM ARMAGEDDON) and rising-star artist Wes Craig (TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE)!


The rogue Coda warrior Nemesis, following her harrowing post-apocalyptic vision, must find Backlash and Savant to help her unlock the secrets of the coming destruction. But can anything stem the tide of darkness? Step one to fitting together the pieces of the intricate puzzle: infiltrate the world's most powerful and influential super-humans' headquarters and raid their database!


Issue #1 on sale January 2; issue #2 on sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE AUTHORITY: PRIME #4
Written by Christos Gage


Art and cover by Darick Robertson


Henry Bendix's mysterious desert fortress is under assault by two of the world's most powerful teams: The Authority and StormWatch Prime! But to crack the defenses, they'll have to put aside their personal squabbles and do the impossible: work together! And how can Apollo and the Midnighter be fighting…Apollo and the Midnighter?


On sale January 23 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

MIDNIGHTER #15
Written by Keith Giffen


Art by Jon Landry & Rick Burchett


Cover by Chris Sprouse & Karl Story


Midnighter's battles with Anthem comes to a head as he must decide between a past he doesn't remember and the complete annihilation of a town he doesn't even like.


On sale January 2 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE PROGRAMME #7
Written by Peter Milligan


Art and cover by C.P. Smith


The super-powered Soviet weapons of mass destruction known as the "Russian Dolls" have landed on U.S. soil, bringing their war against democracy to the very core of Western capitalism: Las Vegas. And they're not taking any prisoners, as the blood begins to flow in Sin City! What hope does America have left?


On sale January 16 o 7 of 12 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GEN13 #16
Written by Simon Oliver


Art by Sunny Lee & Drew Geraci


Cover by Carlo Barberi


Caitlin's beginning to put together the pieces of the kids' new friends and fortunes…and the bigger picture is coming into horrifying focus! Could Tabula Rasa still be manipulating the Gen-Actives from beyond the grave? Or is someone more sinister at the helm?


On sale January 9 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GEN13 VOL. 2: ROAD TRIP TP
Written by Gail Simone


Art by Carlo Barberi, Alvin Lee, Sunny Lee and Drew Geraci


Cover by Barberi & Geraci


Collecting issues #7-13 of the hit series! I.O. finally catches up with the rogue Gen13 kids, and they send in the heavy hitters to bring them down: the all-new, all-exciting Authori-teens!


Advance-solcited; on sale February 20 o 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

GEN13 VOL. 1: BEST OF A BAD LOT TP
Written by Gail Simone


Art by Talent Caldwell & Matt "Batt" Banning


Cover by Caldwell


Resolicited to coincide with GEN13 VOL. 2, this volume collects the first six issues of the new series. Meet five outcast teenagers who must discover the secret to their newfound powers and what role the nefarious Tabula Rasa and International Operations play in their lives.


On sale January 2 o 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US o Relist

WILDSTORM FINE ARTS: SPOTLIGHT ON WILDCATS
Written by various


Art by Jim Lee, Travis Charest and others


Cover by Jim Lee


Here's your chance to see WildStorm history emerge through depictions of the characters from WildCats creator Jim Lee, Travis Charest, Sean Phillips and Dustin Nguyen. No true fan will want to miss this issue!


On sale January 9 o 40 pg, FC, $3.50 US

WORLD OF WARCRAFT #3
Written by Walter Simonson


Art by Ludo Lullabi & Sandra Hope


Covers by Jim Lee and Samwise Didier


Rehgar takes Lo'Gosh and Broll to Thunder Bluff for a cleansing ritual. Unfortunately for the pair, lurking beneath the surface of the Pools of Vision is a force like nothing they've ever faced before! The future looks dark for Lo'Gosh as new threats mount against him in this epic title from Walter Simonson and Ludo Lullabi!


Retailers please note: This issue will feature two covers that will ship in approximately 50/50 ratio. Cover A is by Blizzard Art Director Samwise Didier, and Cover B is by Jim Lee. Please see the Previews Order Form for more details.


On sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

FREDDY VS. JASON VS. ASH #4
Story by Jeff Katz


Written by James Kuhoric


Art by Jason Craig


Cover by Eric Powell


The ultimate bloodbath continues as Ash must face Freddy for the first time in the nightmare realm! Can even the Chosen One stop the Springwood Slasher now that he has the Necronomicon and has the power to warp reality outside the dream world? The Freddy vs. Jason vs. Ash comics event rockets you along a rollercoaster ride of over-the-top horror and classic movie-monster murder! Hail to the horror kings, baby! Co-published with Dynamite Entertainment.


On sale January 23 o 4 of 6 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US


MATURE READERS

FRIDAY THE 13th: BAD LAND #1
Written by Ron Marz


Art by Mike Huddleston


Cover by Mike McKone


Crystal Lake was a cursed, bloody location long before the arrival of Pamela Voorhees and her son Jason. The history of the surrounding area is a roadmap of tragedy and death, but one particular moment in the lake's history stands out above all...and that story will be told for the first time by Ron "Machete" Marz and Mike "Hockey Mask" Huddleston! Horror will have a new face in 2008!


On sale January 9 o 1 of 2 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US


MATURE READERS

Y: THE LAST MAN #60
Written by Brian K. Vaughan


Art by Pia Guerra & Jos Marzan Jr.


Cover by Massimo Carnevale


It's the dramatic conclusion you've been waiting for as Yorick and company reach the end of their journey in this very special 48-page issue.


On sale January 2 o 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US o MATURE READERS

100 BULLETS #87
Written by Brian Azzarello


Art by Eduardo Risso


Cover by Dave Johnson


As more members of The Trust fall, one family head reaches out to a semi-retired Minuteman for help and protection. But with blood in the water and Graves and his soldiers making a final push for total control, will this old-timer be able to stop the massacre?


On sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

AMERICAN VIRGIN #23
Written by Steven T. Seagle


Art by Becky Cloonan & Jim Rugg Cover by Celia Calle


Don't miss this incredible series finale! There are three things Adam Chamberlain has been waiting his whole life to experience: reunion, revenge, and consummation. Under the all-seeing eye of his Higher Power, Adam is offered these desires, but each comes with a price: betrayal, arrest, and damnation.


On sale January 30 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US


MATURE READERS o FINAL ISSUE

ARMY@LOVE #11
Written by Rick Veitch


Art and cover by Veitch & Gary Erskine


It's party time on the Mongrolian trail for rivals Loman and Flabbergast, but it's decision-making time back in Edgefield for Switzer, the woman they both love. Meanwhile, Magoon has been given the ultimate marketing tool by Big Finger, and it's Number One with a bullet.


On sale January 23 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

DMZ #27
Written by Brian Wood


Art by Nathan Fox


Cover by Wood


"RANDOM FIRE" One wild night in the life of the DMZ! We follow DJ Random Fire as he spends a rough day - dodging bullets, ex-girlfriends, and rivals in the club scene - in preparation for a show that night.


On sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

CROSSING MIDNIGHT #15
Written by Mike Carey


Art by Jim Fern & Jose Villarrubia


Cover by J.H. Williams III


Toshi has finally caught up with Kai, and, with complete amnesia, she's committed to fight him to the death. And regardless of the victor, one of the twins will cross a line from which there is no return.


On sale January 30 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

CROSSING MIDNIGHT VOL. 2: A MAP OF MIDNIGHT TP
Written by Mike Care


Art by Jim Fern, Eric Nguyen and Mark Pennington


Cover by J.H. Williams III


Collecting issues #6-12 of the acclaimed new Vertigo series! Toshi begins her hazardous training through a fairy-tale-gone-wrong world.


Advance-solicited; on sale February 13 o 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US


MATURE READERS

THE EXTERMINATORS #25
Written by Simon Oliver


Art by Tony Moore & John Lucas


Cover by Philip Bond


Of all the weird things Henry James has witnessed at Bug-Bee-Gone, the resurrection of his dead, drug-addled, demented partner, A.J., is the weirdest. Now, for the first time, the truth behind A.J.'s return to Earth goes public, in this special issue tracing A.J.'s twisted trip through an unreal version of the ancient Egyptian afterlife.


On sale January 9 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

FABLES #69
Written by Bill Willingham


Art by Mark Buckingham & Steve Leialoha


Cover by James Jean


"The Good Prince," Part 9. All things considered, maybe Flycatcher should have remained a janitor. In the end, the heroic life turned out to be just too deadly. But how will the new Kingdom of Haven get along without Fly?


Will people fade back into ghosts without his magic to sustain them? Will the Emperor overrun the kingdom now that Fly isn't there to stop him?


On sale January 16 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

JACK OF FABLES #19
Written by Bill Willingham & Matthew Sturges


Art by Russ Braun & Andrew Pepoy


Cover by Brian Bolland


Do you like mobsters? Do you like shootouts? Do you like frogs in top hats? What about Canadians? Do you like them? If so, then this is the story you've been waiting for your entire life. If you only like two or three of those things, you're still in luck, because there's also a witch trial, a rampaging lumberjack, and musical theater. Join us as Jack, Gary, Paul Bunyan, et al., hit the road in Part 3 of "Americana." Plus: Babe the Miniature Blue Ox!


On sale January 30 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US


MATURE READERS

NORTHLANDERS #2
Written by Brian Wood


Art by Davide Gianfelice


Cover by Massimo Carnevale


Variant cover by Andy Kubert


After being left for dead by his corrupt uncle Gorm, Sven retreats to the farmhouse he was raised in and plots his next move. Now, with a small army out for his head, a strange and deadly half-wild girl living in the cliffs might be the lifesaver Sven needs - if she doesn't kill him herself!


Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Massimo Carnevale), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Andy Kubert). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


On sale January 2 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

HELLBLAZER #240
Written by Andy Diggle


Art by Leonardo Manco Cover by Glenn Fabry


Vertigo's flagship title reaches its 20th anniversary issue with "The Laughing Magician," Part 1 of 3! The streetwise, chain-smoking con-magician John Constantine finds himself in receipt of a most perplexing birthday gift: a memory wrapped up in a warning. As Constantine tries to figure out what it means, the brutal African war-mage known as Mako hits London - and he's taking no prisoners...


On sale January 23 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

HELLBLAZER: JOY RIDE TP
Written by Andy Diggle


Art by Leonardo Manco


Cover by Lee Bermejo


In this volume collecting HELLBLAZER #230-237 by fan-favorite writer Andy Diggle, Constantine discovers that there is a supernatural cause for the violence, crime and drug abuse of South London's Hunger Hill housing estate, and he must bring this cycle of misery and violence to an end…at any cost.


Advance-solicited; on sale February 27 o 192 pg, FC, $14.99 US MATURE READERS

TESTAMENT #22
Written by Douglas Rushkoff


Art by by Liam Sharp & Mark Pennington


Cover by Liam Sharp


In the final issue of TESTAMENT, human beings, led by Jake and his father, rise to the level of their gods, exploiting the creative power of the nanos within them. But there's only room for one set of gods in this universe, and the Bible's deities will not go down without a fight. Finally, as a new reality emerges, a child waiting to be born, holds the key to humanity's next great story.


On sale January 9 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS o FINAL ISSUE

THE UN-MEN #6
Written by John Whalen


Art by Mike Hawthorne


Cover by Tomer Hanuka


Don't miss this special self-contained story, "Domestic Disturbances." Years ago in a sleazy carnival sideshow, Agent Kilcrop lost his only brother - and the one true friend he ever had. Today, the scandal surrounding Kilcrop's tragedy is something his bureaucratic bosses are only too happy to hold over his head.


On sale January 9 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

SCALPED #13
Written by Jason Aaron


Art by R.M. Guera


Cover by Jock


"Dead Mothers" Part 1 of 5. The day after the grand opening of the Crazy Horse casino, the Prairie Rose Indian Reservation wakes to find that two women have been murdered during the night, leaving undercover FBI agent Dash Bad Horse to search for the killers and in the process perhaps come to grips with his own history and identity.


On sale January 9 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

SCALPED VOL. 2: CASINO BOOGIE TP
Written by Jason Aaron


Art by R.M. Guera


Cover by Jock


This volume, collecting issues #6-11 of the acclaimed new series by Jason Aaron (THE OTHER SIDE), explores Dash Bad Horse's troubled origin and chronicles his day-to-day life on The Rez working for Chief Red Crow.


Advance-solicited; on sale February 6 o 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US


MATURE READERS

SCALPED VOL. 1: INDIAN COUNTRY TP
Written by Jason Aaron


Art by R.M. Guera


Cover by Jock


Reoffered to coincide with SCALPED VOL. 2, this special low-priced volume collects the first five issues of the riveting Vertigo series SCALPED, an intense crime drama that mixes organized crime with current Native American culture.


On sale January 2 o 144 pg, FC, $9.99 US o MATURE READERS


Relist

THE VINYL UNDERGROUND #4
Written by Si Spencer


Art by Simon Gane & Cameron Stewart


Cover by Sean Phillips


As the trail of Joshua's killers gets hotter, magic nearly betrays Morrison, leading him to the darkest secret of his life.


On sale January 2 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

BATMAN: BLACK & WHITE STATUE
BASED ON THE ART OF BOB KANE


SCULPTED BY JACK MATTHEWS


The popular BATMAN BLACK & WHITE line of artist-inspired statues continues! This original design, based on the art of Bob Kane, the creator of BATMAN, is certain to be another sought-after addition to DC Direct's line of BATMAN BLACK & WHITE statues. Painted in monochromatic tones, this limited-edition statue reflects the style of Batman from his earliest appearances and the classic origin story from Detective Comics #33.


The statue measures approximately 8" tall x 5.25" wide x 5.25" deep. It features a logo-shaped base and is packaged in a black-and-white box.


Advance-solicited


On sale June 4, 2008


Statue o $69.99 US

BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE COLLECTOR SET
Based on the art of Brian Bolland

New action figures inspired by the stunning story that redefined evil!

This collector set features newly sculpted versions of legendary foes Batman and The Joker as they appear in this classic story, as well as the 48-page Prestige Format Special, written by Alan Moore and illustrated by Brian Bolland! It's everything Killing Joke fans could want!


Packaged in a 4-color window box.


Advance-solicited; On sale June 4, 2008 o Collector Set o $34.99 US

BATMAN 6.75"


THE JOKER 6.75"

Includes 48-page prestige format comic book!

DC MINIMATES
Hold your favorite DC characters in the palm of your hand! DC Direct and Art Asylum team up to give your favorite superheroes the MiniMates makeover! Each intricately painted and fully articulated, many of the figures come with appropriately sized, character-specific accessories. These figures range in size from 2 1/8" to 2 1/2" tall. Each 2-pack is blister-carded on a 4-color card.

WAVE 8


IN STORES June 11, 2008 o PI


o GREEN LANTERN SALAAK & GREEN LANTERN SINESTRO


o SUPERMAN (RED SON) & WONDER WOMAN (RED SON)


o BATWOMAN (MODERN) & THE QUESTION (MODERN)


o CYBORG & RAVEN

WORLD OF WARCRAFT: SERIES 2 ACTION FIGURE ASSORTMENT
THE SECOND WAVE BEGINS!


America's #1 selling PC game since 2004 continues its incredible showing in the collectible action figure arena with WORLD OF WARCRAFT Series 2 action figures AND the SECOND of the WORLD OF WARCRAFT DELUXE Collector action figures!!!


On sale June 25, 2008 o Action Figures o PI o Resolicit

Human Warrior: Archilon Shadowheart 6.75" H


Troll Priest: Zabra Hexx 7.5" H


Gnome Warrior: Sprocket Gyrospring 10.25" L


Night Elf Druid: Broll Bearmantle 8.5" H

DRAENEI PALADIN: VINDICATOR MARAAD SERIES 2 DELUXE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE
This figure is 9.5" tall - the total height of the figure with accessories is 11.5"!


On sale June 25, 2008


Deluxe Collector Figure o PI oResolicit

SHOWCASE PRESENTS SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES
Based on the classic stories in the SHOWCASE PRESENTS Library!

Four DC characters are presented here as they were portrayed by some of their top artists! This inaugural series includes Superman by Curt Swan, Batgirl by Carmine Infantino, Hawkman by Joe Kubert, and Jonah Hex by Tony DeZuniga. Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base.


Advance-solicited; On sale June 18, 2008 o Action Figures o PI

JONAH HEX 6.75"


HAWKMAN 6.75"


SUPERMAN 6.75"


BATGIRL 6.625"

SUPERMAN INCLUDES ALTERNATE RED KRYPTONITE HEADS

 
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