DC Comics Solicitations for Product Shipping January, 2006

Mon, October 17th, 2005 at 12:00am PDT

Comic Books
Jonah Weiland, Executive Producer/Publisher

DC Comics has provided CBR News with their solicitation text and cover images for comics and product shipping in January of 2006.

DC Solicitations - Last Six Months

ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #4
Written by Frank Miller


Art and cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams


Variant cover by Frank Miller


ALL STAR excitement abounds as Frank Miller, Jim Lee & Scott Williams continue their adventurous retelling of the partnership between the Dark Knight and the Boy Wonder! And when some Black Canary gets added to the mix, you can be sure something's going to explode!


Retailers note: This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled. Please see this month's order form for information on the variant cover.


Resolicited; on sale January 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o RESOLICIT

DETECTIVE COMICS #815
Written by Shane McCarthy


Art and cover by Cliff Chiang


Part 1 of the 2-part "Victims" by Shane McCarthy (BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT) and Cliff Chiang (THE CREEPER, HUMAN TARGET)! Mr. Zsasz bears a memento for each of his victims…one scar for each. And now he's out to add Alfred Pennyworth to his sadistic tally! Crime once again strikes at the heart of Bruce Wayne's family, and once again the Batman is out for vengeance!


On sale January 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

BATMAN #649
Written by Judd Winick


Art by Doug Mahnke & Tom Nguyen


Cover by Jock


The unpredictable Black Mask forms an uneasy alliance with the Red Hood! But can these two uncompromising masked men truly cooperate? Or will this team-up make the streets of Gotham run red with bad blood? Either way, it's sure to spell trouble for the Batman.


On sale Jan 25 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #199
Written by Will Pfeifer


Art and cover by Chris Weston


The unforgettable conclusion of the 3-part tale by Will Pfeifer (CATWOMAN) and Chris Weston (THE FILTH)! A dying career criminal waging a one-man war against Gotham City and Batman gets his final opportunity to go out in a "Blaze of Glory!"


On sale Jan 11 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #73
Written by A.J. Lieberman


Art by Diego Olmos & Bit


Cover by Claudio Castellini


Featuring guest art by Diego Olmos (CATWOMAN)! Hush had better watch his back, because the Joker has returned looking for revenge! When last we saw him, the Clown Prince of Crime had been beaten by Hush, barely escaping with his life. Now he's back, and he has the upper hand!


On sale Jan 18 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

BATMAN: JOURNEY INTO KNIGHT #6
Written by Andrew Helfer


Art by Tan Eng Huat


Cover by Pat Lee


It's a double-cross for the Dark Knight as this year-long series heats up! Batman is caught in the middle of a battle between international terrorists and the FBI, and everyone wants the same thing: a piece of the Carrier!


On sale Jan 25 o 6 of 12 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

BATMAN AND THE MONSTER MEN #3
Written by Matt Wagner


Art and cover by Wagner


The Dark Knight's first confrontation with super-villains is getting deadlier by the minute! A mad scientist has created a race of giant monster men to do his bidding. As they rampage through Gotham, a young Dark Knight is forced to learn that there are evils in the city far stranger than mobsters and street criminals. Batman comes face-to-face with the twisted Professor Hugo Strange as their conflict reaches a boiling point!


On sale January 4 o 3 of 6 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATGIRL #72
Written by Andersen Gabrych


Art by Pop Mhan & Jesse Delperdang


Cover by Tim Sale


A mystery in Batgirl's past that has been building for years is about to be revealed! Who is Batgirl's mother? Batgirl is about to find out, but her mind will be on other things, as she's trapped in a life-and-death struggle with her animalistic "brother" Mad Dog! And when we say "life-and-death," we mean it! No tricks. No jokes. One of these characters will die at the hands of the other!


On sale January 18 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

BATMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 1 TP
Written by Bill Finger and Gardner Fox


Art by Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson and Sheldon Moldoff


Cover by Kane


Reoffered to coincide with SUPERMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 1, this volume reprints Batman stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #27-37 and BATMAN #1. Future volumes in this series will present Batman tales in chronological order based on publication date.


On sale Jan 11 o 192 pg, FC, $14.99 US o RELIST

BATGIRL: A KNIGHT ALONE TP
Written by Kelley Puckett


Art and cover by Damion Scott, Coy Turnbull and others


Reoffered to coincide with BATGIRL #72, this volume collects issues #7-11 and #13-14 of the acclaimed series. Stripped of her ability to sense an opponent's next move, Batgirl continues her quest to regain her former battle prowess and her confidence. She turns to Lady Shiva for heip, but at what cost?


On sale Jan 11 o 156 pg, FC, $12.95 US o Relist

CATWOMAN #51
Written by Will Pfeifer


Art by Pete Woods


Cover by Adam Hughes


Fresh off the soul-rattling revelation from last issue, Selina is livid and looking for answers - starting with none other than Batman! Her quest will bring her into conflict with the police, and at least two vehicles will be stolen in the process! Slam Bradley makes a fateful decision, while the Black Mask makes his big move against Catwoman, striking at the very heart of Selina's world in a way too terrible for words!


On sale January 25 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

GOTHAM CENTRAL #39
Written by Greg Rucka


Art by Kano & Stefano Gaudiano


Cover by Sean Phillips


A hero has fallen in the line of duty, and the perpetrator wears blue! Corrupt cop Jim Corrigan has committed the ultimate crime to escape justice. Now an outraged GCPD is coming after him! Meanwhile, Montoya's world continues to unravel, Maggie Sawyer must make the call that every police captain fears, and Gotham grows just a little bit darker.


On sale Jan 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

NIGHTWING #116
Written by Devin Grayson


Art and cover by Phil Hester & Ande Parks


The full scope of Deathstroke's fury is revealed! Dick Grayson has been "on the inside" for a long time, but to what end? Who's watching whom? And who will pay the price when lives are on the line? You simply can't miss the explosive secrets revealed in this issue!


On sale Jan 11 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

ROBIN #146
Written by Bill Willingham and Bill Williams


Art and cover by Scott McDaniel & Andy Owens


Guest-starring the Teen Titans! Summoned back to Titans Tower, Robin discovers one of the Titans is in trouble. Now, with the help of Beast Boy, Speedy and others, Robin must lead the team into the depths of top secret facility where a secret to salvation lies.


On sale January 18 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

YEAR ONE: BATMAN/RA'S AL GHUL TP
Written by Devin Grayson


Art and cover by Paul Gulacy & Jimmy Palmiotti


Prepare yourself for an exploration into the past of one of Batman's greatest foes! In this tale collecting the 2-part Prestige Format miniseries, Ra's al Ghul has left a world filled with reanimated corpses. To save Gotham, Batman must uncover al Ghul's centuries of secret world travels!


On sale Jan 25 o 104 pg, FC, $9.99 US

BATMAN: YEAR ONE DELUXE EDITION HC
Written by Frank Miller


Art and cover by David Mazzucchelli


Reoffered to coincide with YEAR ONE: BATMAN/RA'S AL GHUL TP, this volume features the entire dramatic story of Batman's first year fighting crime, plus introductions by Miller and Mazzucchelli, reproductions of original pencils, promotional art, unseen Mazzucchelli Batman art, Richmond Lewis's color samples, script pages and much more!


On sale Jan 25 o 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US o RELIST

BATMAN: HUSH RETURNS TP
Written by A.J. Lieberman


Art by Al Barrionuevo, Javier Pina, Francis Portela, Jimmy Palmiotti and Bit


Cover by Lee Bermejo


Witness the return of Batman's deadliest new enemy in this volume collecting BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #50-55 and #66! Hush's unexpected reappearance raises more questions about his true identity, origins and motivations.


On sale Jan 11 o 208 pg, FC, $12.99 US

ABSOLUTE BATMAN: HUSH HC
Written by Jeph Loeb


Art and cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams


Reoffered to coincide with BATMAN: HUSH RETURNS, this amazing slipcased hardcover collects the complete 12-part saga for the first time in the oversized Absolute format! Featuring an all-new cover by Lee and Williams, a Jim Lee Sketchbook, and issue-by-issue commentary by the creative team.


On sale Jan 11 o 372 pg, FC, $49.99 US o RELIST

BATMAN: HUSH VOl. 1 TP
Written by Jeph Loeb


Art and cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams


Reoffered to coincide with BATMAN: HUSH RETURNS, this volume reprints BATMAN #608-612, featuring the introduction of Hush! This best-selling tale includes guest appearances by Superman, Catwoman, Poison Ivy, Killer Croc, Huntress, and more!


On sale Jan 11 o 128 pg, FC, $12.99 US o RELIST

BATMAN: HUSH VOl. 2 TP
Written by Jeph Loeb


Art and cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams


Reoffered to coincide with BATMAN: HUSH RETURNS, this volume reprints BATMAN #613-619, concluding the story arc that introduced Hush! This volume features the Dark Knight's shocking showdown with the Joker, the debut of a brand-new Batmobile, a catfight among Catwoman, Talia and Lady Shiva, and more!


On sale Jan 11 o 192 pg, FC, $12.99 US o RELIST

ACTION COMICS #835
Written by Gail Simone


Art by John Byrne & Nelson


Cover by Kalman Andrasofszky


Livewire, the shocking villain from Superman: The Animated Series, jumps into the DCU with deadly results as she gets amped up to take out the Man of Steel!


On sale January 11 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #648
Written by Greg Rucka, Nunzio DeFilippis and Christina Weir


Art by Karl Kerschl & Wayne Faucher


Cover by Kerschl


An INFINITE CRISIS tie-in! In the eye of the storm that is CRISIS, Lois and Superman find some time together to discuss their uncertain future. Featuring numerous cameos from around the DCU!


On sale January 25 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

SUPERMAN #225
Written by Mark Verheiden


Art and cover by Ed Benes


An INFINITE CRISIS tie-in! With the full weight of the Crisis events on his shoulders, the Man of Steel undergoes a drastic change as he wages an all-out war in Metropolis!


On sale January 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

SUPERGIRL #5
Written by Jeph Loeb


Art and cover by Ian Churchill & Norm Rapmund


With Supergirl on a rampage, there's no one left to stop her except…Supergirl?! The story that will have all of fandom talking explodes as The Girl of Steel takes on the Mistress of Might!


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

SUPERMAN: SACRIFICE TP
Written by Greg Rucka, Mark Verheiden and Gail Simone


Art by Ed Benes, John Byrne, Karl Kerschl, Rags Morales, Tony Daniel, David Lopez, Ron Randall and others


Cover by J.G. Jones


The pivotal, sold-out story that forever altered the relationship between Superman and Wonder Woman is collected here for the first time! This volume collects SUPERMAN #218-220, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #642-643, ACTION COMICS #829 and WONDER WOMAN #219-220.


Max Lord has taken over Superman's mind and has him in total thrall. With his peers and loved ones threatened, Superman is helpless. But not Wonder Woman - who must battle past the Man of Steel and decisively end the threat. Her actions, and their repercussions, are explored in this controversial saga that sets up INFINITE CRISIS.


On sale January 4 o 192 pg, FC, $14.99 US

SUPERMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 1 TP
Written by Jerry Siegel


Art and cover by Joe Shuster


Presenting an exciting new way to experience the rich history of the Man of Steel in an affordable trade paperback collection of every Superman adventure, in color, in chronological order!


SUPERMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 1 reprints the earliest stories of the world's first super-hero, originally published in ACTION COMICS #1-13, NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR #1 and SUPERMAN #1 (1938-1939)! These historic tales feature the first adventures of the Man of Steel by Superman creators Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster. Future volumes in this series will reprint stories from ACTION, SUPERMAN, WORLD'S FINEST and other titles throughout the character's history, all presented chronologically based on publication date!


On sale January 18 o 208 pg, FC, $14.99 US

INFINITE CRISIS #4
Written by Geoff Johns


Art by Phil Jimenez & Andy Lanning, George Prez & Jerry Ordway


Covers by Jim Lee & Sandra Hope and George Prez


The Crisis continues to explode across the DCU as a great power is unleashed. But whose side is it on? Witness a shocking confrontation between Batman and Nightwing, a vicious battle that threatens to tear the heroes of the DCU further apart, and a startling change to the recently deceased. Plus, guest appearances by more characters than we can list! Retailers please note: This issue will ship with covers by Lee & Hope (approximately 50%) and Prez (approximately 50%).


On sale January 11 o 4 of 7 o 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

AQUAMAN #38
Written by John Arcudi


Art by Leonard Kirk & Andy Clarke


Cover by Don Kramer & Keith Champagne


After Spectre's horrific attack against Atlantis, Aquaman must return to the remains of his old kingdom in an attempt to rescue any survivors. But will the grieving and wounded Atlanteans accept their new home in Sub Diego?


On sale Jan 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

BLOOD OF THE DEMON #11
Written by John Byrne & Will Pfeifer


Art by Byrne & Dan Green


Cover by Byrne


Who is the man called Joshua? Why does he believe Jason Blood is the devil himself? All of Gotham City explodes in a whirlwind of fire and fury as Etrigan fights for the life of his human half, and the secret of Joshua begins to be revealed!


On sale Jan 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

BIRDS OF PREY #90
Written by Gail Simone


Art by Paulo Siqueira & Robin Riggs


Cover by Adriana Melo & Will Conrad


Calculator's quest to unmask Oracle turns super-deadly as Deathstroke joins the hunt!


On sale January 18 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

DAY OF VENGEANCE: INFINITE CRISIS SPECIAL
Written by Bill Willingham


Art by Justiniano & Walden Wong


Cover by Walter Simonson


The adventures of the Shadowpact continue in this 48-page Special by the DAY OF VENGEANCE creative team: writer Bill Willingham, artists Justiniano & Walden Wong and cover artist Walter Simonson! The Shadowpact returns - joined by Zatanna, Captain Marvel, the Phantom Stranger, Madame Xanadu and others - to stop the Spectre's deadly rampage!


On sale January 4 o 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

FIRESTORM #21
Written by Stuart Moore


Art by Jamal Igle, Eddy Barrows & Rob Stull


Cover by Igle & Keith Champagne


Beginning the epic that will redefine the Nuclear Man: "Building a Better Firestorm!" Following the catastrophic events of INFINITE CRISIS #4, a stunned Jason Rusch takes a fateful journey through Firestorm's past, present - and future!


On sale January 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

THE FLASH #230
Written by Joey Cavalieri


Art by Val Semeiks & Livesay


Cover by Art Thibert


Vandal Savage may be successful in his ambition to bring about the end of mankind's days on planet Earth. Can Wally West save him, or are these his final days as well?


On sale January 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

THE FLASH: ROGUE WAR TP
Written by Geoff Johns


Art by Howard Porter, Justiano, Kevin Cummings and Peter Snejbjerg


Cover by Porter


A new volume collecting THE FLASH #1/2, 212 and 218-225! The brewing contest between the original rogues gallery and the newest rogues ignites into a conflagration that may result in the destruction of Keystone City and the death of the Scarlet Speedster!


On sale Jan 18 o 208 pg, FC, $17.99 US

THE FLASH: THE SECRET OF BARRY ALLEN TP
Written by Geoff Johns


Art by Howard Porter & Livesay


Cover by Michael Turner


Reoffered to coincide with THE FLASH: ROGUE WAR TP, this volume collects THE FLASH #207-211 and #213-217. The Flash teams with Nightwing to face Gorilla Grodd! And a dark decision from Barry Allen's past is revealed, leading Wally to make some difficult choices of his own.


On sale Jan 18 o 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US o RELIST

GOLDEN AGE FLASH ARCHIVES VOL. 2 HC
Written by Gardner Fox


Art by E.E. Hibbard and Hal Sharp


Cover by Hibbard


The original Super-Speedster returns in this long awaited second collection of his Golden Age adventures! In this volume collecting FLASH COMICS #18-24 and ALL FLASH COMICS #1-2 (1941), thrill to the electrifying adventures of the Flash as he faces Chinatown Tongs, Spider-men from Mars, the mystery of "The Threat," and more!


On sale Jan 25 o 224 pg, FC, $49.99 US

GOLDEN AGE FLASH ARCHIVES VOL. 1 HC
Written by Gardner Fox


Art by Harry Lampert, E.E. Hibbard and Dennis Neville


Cover by Hibbard


Reoffered to coincide with GOLDEN AGE FLASH ARCHIVES VOL. 2, this volume collects FLASH COMICS #1-17. Jay Garrick was the original physics-defying Flash. In these classic tales, learn how the hard water fumes results in his ability to move faster than the speed of sound!


On sale Jan 25 o 224 pg, FC, $49.95 US o RELIST

GREEN LANTERN #8
Written by Geoff Johns


Art by Carlos Pacheco & Jesus Merino


Cover by Simone Bianchi


Concluding the 2-part "A Perfect Life," guest-starring Green Arrow! Hal Jordan's father is alive, Green Arrow is happily married and the Green Lantern Corps has achieved peace throughout the galaxy. But as Hal and Ollie's greatest desires continue to manifest, their warring dreams will twist into nightmares. Plus, Mongul comes face-to-face with a new enemy that has his sights on Green Lantern!


On sale January 25 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN LANTERN CORPS: RECHARGE #5
Written by Dave Gibbons & Geoff Johns


Art and cover by Patrick Gleason & Prentis Rollins


In the exciting conclusion of GREEN LANTERN CORPS: RECHARGE - which leads directly into the new monthly ongoing series GREEN LANTERN CORPS - veteran Lanterns and raw recruits stand shoulder to shoulder in a last-ditch battle to save Oa from the clutches of the evil Spider Guild of Vega!


On sale Jan 18 o 5 of 5 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN LANTERN/GREEN ARROW VOL. 1 TP
Written by Dennis O'Neil


Art by Neal Adams, Bernie Wrightson, Dick Giordano and others


Cover by Adams


Reoffered to coincide with GREEN LANTERN #8, this volume collects GREEN LANTERN #76-82 from the early 1970s. In these stories, Green Lantern Hal Jordan and Oliver Queen, the archer known as Green Arrow, came together in stories that confronted societal ills for the first time.


On sale Jan 25 o 176 pg, FC, $12.95 US o RELIST

GREEN ARROW #58
Written by Judd Winick


Art by Ron Garney & Bill Reinhold


Cover by James Jean


Having viciously attacked his family and destroyed his home, the enemies of Green Arrow wage war against the whole of Star City! The Emerald Archer must defend his hometown from catastrophe while his allies lie beneath the


tons of rubble that was once his headquarters.


On sale January 11 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

SHOWCASE PRESENTS GREEN LANTERN VOL. 1 TP
Written by John Broome and Gardner Fox


Art by Gil Kane, Joe Giella and Murphy Anderson


Cover by Kane & Giella


Reoffered to coincide with GREEN LANTERN #8, this thick black-and-white volume collects Silver Age classics SHOWCASE #22-24 and GREEN LANTERN #1-17, featuring Hal Jordan's earliest adventures as Earth's Green Lantern!


On sale Jan 25 o 528 pg, FC, $9.99 US o RELIST

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN ARROW VOL. 1 TP
Written by Jack Miller, Ed Herron, Gardner Fox and Bob Haney


Art by Jack Kirby, George Papp, Mike Sekowsky and Neal Adams


Cover by Lee Elias & Jerry Ordway


The Emerald Archer's Silver Age adventures get the spotlight! This volume reprints stories from ADVENTURE COMICS #250-266, 268-269, THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #50, 71, 85, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #4, and WORLD'S FINEST #95-140. Along with his sidekick Speedy, see Green Arrow take on all manner of crime in Star City!


On sale Jan 18 o 528 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

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


Art by Jim Aparo, Jim Baikie, Brian Bolland, Paris Cullins, George Freeman, Dave Gibbons, Klaus Janson, Kevin O'Neill, Joe Orlando, George Prez, Kurt Schaffenberger, Curt Swan, Rick Veitch, Al Williamson and Bill Willingham


Cover by Brian Bolland


Don't miss this exhaustive collection featuring the World's Greatest Super-Heroes as interpreted by one of the most acclaimed authors in comics! The work of Alan Moore (WATCHMEN, V FOR VENDETTA, THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN) in the DCU during the 1980s is considered a benchmark for great stories with fresh approaches to iconic characters. Collected in this volume are all of Moore's Superman and Batman stories, including the long out-of-print "Whatever Happened to the Man of Tomorrow?" as well as, for the first time in trade paperback, BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE (illustrated by Brian Bolland, who provides a new cover).


This volume - which no comics fan should be without - collects stories from ACTION COMICS #584, BATMAN ANNUAL #11, BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE, DC COMICS PRESENTS #85, DETECTIVE COMICS #549-550, GREEN LANTERN #188, THE OMEGA MEN #26-27, SECRET ORIGINS #10, SUPERMAN #423, TALES OF THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS ANNUAL #2 & 3, SUPERMAN ANNUAL #11 and VIGILANTE #17-18.


On sale January 11 o 304 pg, FC, $19.99 US o Mature Readers

HAWKMAN #48
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray


Art by Chris Batista & Cam Smith


Cover by Adam Kubert


Part 2 of the 3-part "Coalition in Crisis," continuing in the aftermath of THE RANN/THANAGAR WAR! Alliances shatter and friendships crumble as Hawkman and Hawkgirl witness the all too human tragedy of a war that may not end.


On sale January 11 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

HARD TIME SEASON TWO #2
Written by Steve Gerber & Mary Skrenes


Art by Brian Hurtt & Steve Bird


Cover by Hurtt


The second season of the acclaimed real-world prison drama created by Steve Gerber (Howard the Duck, Nevada) continues! Even mysterious super-powers can't keep Ethan Harrow from becoming a target at State Penitentiary. It's up to him to learn the rules of the prison's vast underground economy…and buy his way in!


On sale January 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

JLA #124
Written by Bob Harras


Art by Tom Derenick & Dan Green


Cover by Daniel Acua


"World Without a Justice League" Part 5 of 6! In the wake of Day of Vengeance, the Seven Deadly Sins have been unleashed upon the world and Envy has found his way to Gotham City - just in time to influence Green Arrow! But when jealousy and rage infect Oliver Queen's mind, he loses focus on stopping The Key and saving Dawn, and turns his energies on an even deadlier foe: Batman!


On sale January 11 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

JLA: CRISIS OF CONSCIENCE TP
Written by Geoff Johns & Allan Heinberg


Art by Chris Batista & Mark Farmer


Cover by Rags Morales


A new volume collecting the amazing sequel to IDENTITY CRISIS from JLA #115-119, written by Geoff Johns (INFINITE CRISIS, JSA, THE FLASH) and Allan Heinberg (The O.C., Young Avengers) with stunning art by Chris Batista (LEGION) and Mark Farmer (JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE NAIL)!


In the wake of IDENTITY CRISIS, the JLA decides the time has come to tell Batman that they stole part of his memory. But, the League is attacked by the Secret Society of Super-Villains - out for vengeance now that their own memories are restored. As the JLA battles, the Martian Manhunter confronts Despero - the alien conqueror and the one behind the villains' memory-restoration. By the time the dust settles, the JLA may have won the battle but lost the war!


On sale January 25 o 128 pg, FC, $12.99 US

JSA #81
Written by Geoff Johns


Art by Dale Eaglesham & Art Thibert


Cover by Alex Ross


During the INFINITE CRISIS, Stargirl's past catches up with her! Now she's at an emotional crossroads that will require the help of the entire JSA!


On sale January 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

JLA CLASSIFIED: COLD STEEL #2
Written by Christopher Moeller


Art and cover by Moeller


Concluding the 2-issue painted Prestige Format miniseries! The new, fully augmented JLA is deployed to stem the intergalactic battle raging between two long-feuding worlds. But the heroes find that it's potentially fatal to judge a book by its cover when choosing sides in any war!


On sale Jan 11 o 2 of 2 o 48 pg, FC, $5.99 US

JSA CLASSIFIED #7
Written by Jen Van Meter


Art by Patrick Oliffe & Ruy Jose


Cover by Joe Bennett & Jose


Concluding the 3-part "Honor Among Thieves!" A flurry of betrayals, an overwhelming show of force, and the loss of a teammate threaten all hope the Injustice Society might have of saving their friend and their own skins!


On sale Jan 18 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

JLA CLASSIFIED #16
Written by Gail Simone


Art by Jos Luis Garca-Lpez & Klaus Janson


Cover by Garca-Lpez


A harrowing new story arc begins when Wizard Top Ten Writer Gail Simone (BIRDS OF PREY), Jos Luis Garca-Lpez (DC SPECIAL: RETURN OF DONNA TROY) and Klaus Janson (BATMAN: DEATH AND THE MAIDENS) team up to send the World's Greatest Super Heroes to an emerging nation torn by revolution! The dictatorial reign of the warlord General Tuzik is brought to a halt when the JLA, acting at the request of the United Nations Security Council, storms the General's stronghold. Unfortunately, Tuzik bends the rules of international law - and escapes the free world's grasp - to initiate his greatest act of terror: creating a Justice League for his own country to help bring the world and its heroes to their knees!


Who - or what - is the Hypothetical Woman that enables Tuzik to create his own twisted League Against Justice?


On sale January 25 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JONAH HEX #3
Written by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti


Art by Luke Ross


Cover by Phil Noto


The saga of Jonah Hex continues in this issue featuring a cover by Phil Noto (BIRDS OF PREY, DANGER GIRL: VIVA LAS DANGER)! Stumbling across the remains of a wagon train massacre, Jonah Hex finds himself at odds with deadly highwaymen and a corrupt sheriff willing to kill to keep a secret. Hex must join forces with the West's only gun-slinging pacifist, the enigmatic and charming Bat Lash!


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

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #14
Written by Mark Waid


Art by Barry Kitson & Mick Gray


Cover by Kitson


For months, most of the team believed her existence to be a myth, a rumor, a prank. Now, get ready to meet Atom Girl, a.k.a. "Shrinking Violet," the Legion's newest member and Brainiac 5's secret weapon! But will her presence be enough to buy Invisible Kid some much-needed trust and credibility?


On sale January 25 o 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US

MANHUNTER #18
Written by Marc Andreyko


Art by Javier Pina & Fernando Blanco


Cover by Jesus Saiz


An old foe returns to settle the score with Manhunter - and this time Phobia's got love on her side. The doctor is in…


On sale January 18 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

OUTSIDERS #32
Written by Judd Winick


Art by Matthew Clark & Art Thibert


Cover by Daniel Acua


An INFINITE CRISIS tie-in! The DCU's deadliest sibling rivalry reignites between Starfire and Blackfire in deep space - while the rest of the team goes after the villainous Society on Earth!


On sale January 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY VOL. 1 TP
Written by Grant Morrison


Art by J.H. Williams III, Simone Bianchi, Cameron Stewart, Ryan Sook


& Mick Gray and Frazer Irving


Cover by Bianchi


One of the most creative minds in comics, Grant Morrison (ALL STAR SUPERMAN, THE INVISIBLES, JLA, ANIMAL MAN) delivers his most groundbreaking and ambitious project yet: SEVEN SOLDIERS! Comprising seven different 4-issue miniseries and two bookend Specials, this colossal 30-part tale of death, betrayal, failure, joy, loss, romance, triumph and redemption is now collected in a 4-volume series of trade paperbacks!


This first volume reprints (in original release order): SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY #0, SEVEN SOLDIERS: SHINING KNIGHT #1-2, SEVEN SOLDIERS: THE GUARDIAN #1-2, SEVEN SOLDIERS: ZATANNA #1-2 and SEVEN SOLDIERS: KLARION #1. Independently, each of these characters are featured in a story arc of their own that redefines their purpose in the DCU. But their stories also interweave with the other Soldiers' tales, forming a grander story of a devastating global threat to mankind - with the ties between them becoming more evident in each new volume. Together these reluctant champions must arise and somehow work together to save the world...without ever meeting one another!


On sale January 11 o 224 pg, FC, $14.99 US

SEVEN SOLDIERS: FRANKENSTEIN #2
Written by Grant Morrison


Art and cover by Doug Mahnke


The Monster's on Mars, following a trail of death and human misery to the demon-haunted Tombs of B'aal B'zaar and the largest seam of gold in the solar system! Carnivorous horses, a new kind of slave trade, the secret origin of Melmoth the Wanderer and the unstoppable menace of Red Zombies await!


On sale January 4 o 2 of 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SEVEN SOLDIERS: MISTER MIRACLE #3
Written by Grant Morrison


Art and cover by Billy Dallas Patton & Michael Bair


There's a new Super Escape Artist in town! Baron Bedlam is here to steal Mister Miracle's thunder with a death-defying act that must be seen to be believed! What is the secret of the Living Waveform? Who are the Plastic People? Shilo Norman faces the dark night of the soul when he finally confronts Dark Side! With the most shocking conclusion you will see in a comic this year, you must not miss MISTER MIRACLE #3!


On sale January 18 o 3 of 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SGT. ROCK: THE PROPHECY #1
Written by Joe Kubert


Art by Kubert


Covers by Joe Kubert, Adam Kubert and Andy Kubert .


Comics legend Joe Kubert returns to DC's legendary unit in the all-new 6-issue miniseries SGT. ROCK: THE PROPHECY, based on a true story! From North Africa to the Rhine, Sgt. Rock and the combat-happy Joes of Easy Company have faced insurmountable odds thrown at them by the Axis powers and lived to tell the tale. But when they find themselves caught in the No Man's Land of the Balkans searching for a religious prize that could ultimately decide the outcome of WWII, have our heroes finally been given a mission that will stop them in their tracks? It's 1943, and World War II has reached fever pitch. Somewhere deep within a smoldering, war-torn village in Nazi-occupied Lithuania hides a secret treasure that must be found and returned to the U.S. - unharmed - by any means necessary. It's up to the trusted G.I.s of Easy to save the day. But once they discover what the "prize" really is, will they be able to follow through with the mission? More important, will they want to?


Join Rock, Ice Cream Soldier, Bulldozer, Little Sure Shot and the rest of Easy this month for this hard-hitting and provocative tale told as only Joe Kubert could deliver it! Retailers: Please check this month's Order Form for more details on the covers.


On sale January 18 o 1 of 6 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Edited by Will Dennis

TEEN TITANS #32
Written by Geoff Johns


Art and cover by Tony S. Daniel & Marlo Alquiza


An INFINITE CRISIS tie-in! Superboy-Prime meets Superboy as the Boys of Steel confront one another about their roles in this universe.


On sale January 11 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

TEEN TITANS/OUTSIDERS: INSIDERS TP
Written by Geoff Johns and Judd Winick


Art by Matthew Clark, Carlos D'Anda, Tony Daniel, Art Thibert and Marlo Alquiza Cover by Daniel Acua


An amazing new volume collecting TEEN TITANS #24-26 and OUTSIDERS #24, 25 and 28! When Nightwing and Speedy figure out there's a traitor in their midst, secrets come to the fore, including Superboy's ultimate corruption by his genetic father, Lex Luthor!


On sale Jan 18 o 144 pg, FC, $9.99 US

TEEN TITANS: THE FUTURE IS NOW TP
Written by Geoff Johns and Mark Waid


Art by Mike McKone, Ivan Reis and Tom Grummett


Cover by McKone


Reoffered to coincide with TEEN TITANS/OUTSIDERS: INSIDERS, this volume collects TEEN TITANS #16-23 and TITANS/LEGION SPECIAL #1! The Titans' weekends are usually a chance to get away from it all. But this time, they're really gone…to the 31st century!


On sale Jan 18 o 224 pg, FC, $9.99 US o RELIST

PLASTIC MAN #20
Written by Kyle Baker


Art and cover by Baker


Gruff, by-the-book writer Kyle Baker is partnered with rule-bending rookie artist Kyle Baker to bring you a new issue of the most talked-about comic of the century! Okay, we know we mentioned Kyle Baker two - three times, but why else would you buy this? Final issue.


On sale Jan 25 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

VIGILANTE #5
Written by Bruce Jones


Art by Ben Oliver


Cover by Michael Golden


The exciting miniseries rockets closer to its explosive finale! Vigilante confronts Dr. Powell about information he withheld. Then Powell hypnotizes Vigilante and regresses him to his boyhood...to find out how the Vigilante came to be!


On sale Jan 25 o 5 of 6 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WONDER WOMAN #225
Written by Greg Rucka


Art by Cliff Richards


Cover by J.G. Jones


Her mission a failure, the life she's known in ruins, and the universe literally being torn apart, Wonder Woman faces an uncertain future. Can she wrest victory from crushing defeat?


On sale Jan 25 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

TEEN TITANS GO #27
Written by J. Torres


Art by Todd Nauck & Lary Stucker


Cover by Sean Galloway


It's Valentine's Day, and love is a battlefield in Jump City! When Jinx discovers Starfire playing Cupid for Cyborg and his girlfriend Sarah, it's a romantic comedy - Teen Titans style!


On sale January 25 o 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

THE BATMAN STRIKES! #17
Written by Bill Matheny


Art by Christopher Jones & Terry Beatty


Cover by Dave McCaig


The Riddler's come back to Gotham City with a plan to unmask Batman once and for all! It's a power struggle and a race against time before all of Gotham is shown the true face of the Batman!


On sale Jan 11 o 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED #17
Written by Adam Beechen


Art by Carlo Barberi


Cover by Barberi


The Justice League versus the Freedom Fighters! When the League becomes a threat to public safety, the U.S. government calls in America's real heroes to take them down.


On sale Jan 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

SCOOBY-DOO #104
Written by John Rozum


Art by Joe Staton, Robert Pope and Horacio Ottolini


Cover by Staton


The Mystery, Inc. gang finds itself face-to-face with a real live Snowman-and he's anything but holly and jolly! Plus, a Ghastly Ghoul haunts the residents of an apartment building and a pirate ship is discovered in the remains of a swamp-along with some nasty pirates! Zoinks!


On sale Jan 11 o 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

HI HI PUFFY AMIYUMI special
Written by Jennifer Moore, Sean Carolan


and Janet Harvey


Art by Phil Moy


Photo cover


Turn two real-life Japanese pop stars into hypercool cartoon characters, and you've got pure rock 'n' roll adventure! The hilarious comics debut of the hit Cartoon Network show features bandmates and best friends Ami and Yumi as they cope with magic guitars, space aliens and their greedy manager Kaz in this fun-packed one-shot!


On sale January 18 o 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US Edited by Joan Hilty

CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #17
Written by Jesse Leon McCann, Sholly Fisch, John Rozum and Robbie Busch


Art by Gary Fields, Robert Pope, Scott Neely, Scott Underwood, Dan Davis and Angus Bungay;


Cover by Pope


See if you can spot what got Billy in trouble with Grim and Mandy this time! Also, Eddy has had it with scams. Find out what he plans to do now!


On sale Jan 25 o 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

LOONEY TUNES #134
Written by Sholly Fisch, Sam Agro and Bill Matheny


Art by Dave Alvarez, Walter Carzon, Omar Aranda, Mike DeCarlo, Alberto Siachann and Ruben Torreiro


Cover by Alvarez & DeCarlo.


It's a race to see who will catch Tweety first-Sylvester or his cold! Plus, all hail Pharaoh Yosemite Sam!


On sale Jan 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

MAD #462
Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots


New Year's resolution #1: Buy more MAD! New Year's resolution #2: Get your friends to read MAD! Leave the weight loss for 2007.


On sale Jan 4 o 48 pg FC/B&W, $3.99 US

MAD CLASSICS #5
Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots


A jam-packed new issue of MAD CLASSICS, featuring the Best of the Web, MAD Marginals, Reader's Choice picks, and much more!


On sale Jan 11 o 96 pg, FC/B&W, $4.99 US

ELFQUEST: THE DISCOVERY #1
Written by Wendy & Richard Pini


Art and cover by Wendy Pini


The next thrilling chapter in the ElfQuest saga begins in this all-new bimonthly miniseries by Wendy and Richard Pini! Cutter's son Sunbeam has been hibernating, but his soul self has been exploring the world of Two Moons. He has made contact with an underwater tribe, one that fears all life on the surface. When Sunbeam experiences Recognition with one of the sea denizens, he leads his fellow Wolfriders on the beginning of a new journey, one promising discovery, danger and romance!


On sale January 11 o 1 of 4 o 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US Edited by Robert Greenberger

CIPHER VOL. 2
Written and illustrated by Minako Narita


CMX. Anise is the only one who has discovered that the twin brothers Siva and Cipher are sharing one life, taking turns going to school and working as an actor. But they have yet to reveal to her the reason for this bizarre lifestyle. How far will she go to uncover their secret?


On sale January 4 o 5" x 7.375" o 192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US TEEN

KIKAIDER CODE 02 VOL. 2
Story by Shotaro Ishinomori


Art by MEIMU


CMX. Japan is plagued by a series of mysterious plane crashes, building explosions, and assassinations - all acts of terrorism committed by D.A.R.K.'s unleashed robots! Meanwhile, Komyoji Mitsuko has returned to her relatively peaceful life, but soon becomes a pawn in D.A.R.K.'s plan to draw Jiro out of hiding! Mitsuko is about to learn the truth about the Gemini circuit that her father built - but will she be able to handle it?


On sale January 18 o 5" x 7.375" o 192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US MATURE READERS

KAMIKAZE KAITO JEANNE VOL. 2
Written and illustrated by Arina Tanemura


CMX. The battle against demon-possessed paintings continues as Kaito Jeanne and Sinbad's competition heats up! As life at school grows complicated for Maron, she must deal with her growing feelings for Chiaki and her guilt over being kissed by Sinbad - not realizing they're one and the same! And Chiaki hides a dark secret that could shatter everything…


On sale January 25 o 5" x 7.375" o 176 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o ALL AGES

LAND OF THE BLINDFOLDED VOL. 6
Written and illustrated by Sakura Tsukuba


CMX. Don't miss out on CMX's top-selling launch title! After a vision is revealed to Namiki that his brother Junya will suffer a serious injury on the basketball court, he is prepared to do anything to prevent the accident. But Junya would rather put himself at risk than allow his brother's precognitive powers to protect him.


On sale January 18 o 5" x 7.375" o 208 pg, B&W, $9.99 US ALL AGES

TENRYU: THE DRAGON CYCLE VOl. 4
Written and illustrated by Sanami Matoh


CMX. The power-hungry Warlord Torao wants every dragon exterminated…except the Black Dragon, which slaughters entire villages and eats its victims' hearts. What is the legendary beast's connection to the Dragon Clan, and what does Torao have to gain from this alliance? Meanwhile, Hiryu continues to master his dragon powers. He builds his confidence in battle, but will he ever confess his love to the Princess?


On sale January 25 o 5" x 7.375" o 224 pg, B&W, $9.99 US TEEN

ALBION #6
Plotted by Alan Moore


Written by Leah Moore & John Reppion


Art by Shane Oakley & George Freeman


Cover by Dave Gibbons


This is it - the final thrilling chapter of Albion, as only Alan Moore could conceive it! Robot Archie, Penny, Danny, and Charlie release most of the inmates in the armory. But all Hell breaks loose when the prison guards must release their horrible secret weapon: Captain Hurricane!


On sale Jan 25 o 6 of 6 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE AUTHORITY: HUMAN ON THE INSIDE SC
Written by John Ridley


Art and cover by Ben Oliver


Reoffered to coincide with THE AMERICAN WAY #1, also written by screenwriter John Ridley! The U.S. President sets a plan in motion that could destroy the Authority from the inside…a plan so cunning and unexpected, it'll shake the Authority to its very core!


On sale Jan 25 o 96 pg, FC, $17.99 US o Relist

CAPTAIN ATOM: ARMAGEDDON #4
Written by Will Pfeifer


Art by Giuseppe Camuncoli & Sandra Hope


Cover by Dale Keown


The Wildcats confront Captain Atom in Washington, DC after his dealings with the President…and fists will fly! But this is one fight Atom can ill afford to lose, since he doesn't know what will set off the time bomb that is his own body! And Grifter is hunting for Nikola Hanssen - who may be the new Void. But is Nikola ready to inherit this mantle?


On sale January 11 o 4 of 9 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DANGER GIRL: BACK IN BLACK #3
Written by Andy Hartnell


Art and cover by Nick Bradshaw


The Danger Girls better roll up their sleeves and flaunt those tattoos, because they're about to find themselves in the middle of the biker brawl of the century! While Abbey and Sydney fight for control of a mysterious and powerful Native American artifact, rogue super-spy Secret Agent Zero risks everything to keep a deadly secret from the girls. Traveling alongside a sexy new ally known as Ruby, the Danger Girls' full-throttle adventure picks up speed as they join Deuce, Valerie and Johnny Barracuda in Daytona Beach - only to discover that things aren't as sunny as they seem!


On sale January 11 o 3 of 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DESOLATION JONES #5
Written by Warren Ellis


Art and cover by J.H. Williams III


The amazing bimonthly series by Warren Ellis and J.H. Williams continues! Michael Jones was hired to deal with three men who stole a rich ex-spook's collection of exotic pornography. But that wasn't the whole story. Jones has fallen into history: an unsolved massacre, spooks and scandals and a family held together by hate!


On sale January 11 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

MAJESTIC #13
Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning


Art and cover by Neil Googe


Guest-starring Zealot, Spartan and Savant! Majestic and his allies are caught up in an internecine struggle between Kherubim factions fighting for control of the homeworld. Will they able to tell friend from foe now that Helspont and the Daemonites are involved in the battle?


On sale Jan 11 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ROBOTECH: PRELUDE TO THE SHADOW CHRONICLES #5
Written by Tommy Yune, John Waltrip & Jason Waltrip


Art and cover by Omar Dogan


The epic tale reaches its shocking conclusion as Rick and company battle a horribly mutated General Edwards! Can the heroes succeed against this final, devastating threat? Plus, the final installment of the "behind-the-scenes" look at the making of January's Robotech: The Shadow Chronicles DVD release!


On sale Jan 18 o 5 of 5 o 32 pg, FC, $3.50 US

TEAM ZERO #2
Written by Chuck Dixon


Art and cover by Doug Mahnke & Sandra Hope


The 6-part tale of heroism and bloodshed during World War II by acclaimed writer Chuck Dixon (NIGHTWING, ROBIN) and superstar artists Doug Mahnke (BATMAN, JLA) & Sandra Hope (INFINITE CRISIS covers, DANGER GIRL) continues! Deathblow gathers his team of seven for their deadly mission into Germany. Meet Backlash, Grifter, and the whole unit as they prepare for what could be a suicide mission! It's hardcore World War II action in the vein of Band of Brothers!


On sale January 4 o 2 of 6 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

PLANETARY #24
Written by Warren Ellis


Art and cover by John Cassaday


For months Elijah Snow has been pulling back from his fellow Planetary agents, following a personal road map to his own mysterious agenda. Now the curtain will begin to be drawn back and the some of the deepest secrets will at last be revealed…like patterns in a snowflake. And if the last pages of this story don't leave you gasping for breath and begging for more, nothing will!


On sale January 18 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WILDCATS: NEMESIS #5
Written by Robbie Morrison


Art by Talent Caldwell, Horacio Domingues and Matt Banning


Cover by Caldwell & Banning


Terrifying hybrid monsters assault the New York headquarters of HALO, pushing our heroes to the brink of doom! And a stark possibility creeps into the minds of the Wildcats: Could they have been wrong about Nemesis? Plus, this deadly femme fatale puts her personal stamp of "wild" on the old West and the small town of Snakeskin, Arizona!


On sale January 11 o 5 of 9 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WRAITHBORN #5
Written by Marcia Chen


Art and cover by Joe Benitez & Joe Weems


Secrets are revealed as Melanie continues her quest to understand the Wraithborn and what role she plays with them! Despite all the hidden agendas and challenges she must face, one thing appears certain: She will be in constant danger as long as she wields the Wraithborn power!


On sale January 18 o 5 of 6 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ABC A-Z: TERRA OBSCURA AND SPLASH BRANNIGAN
Written by Peter Hogan


Art by Yanick Paquette and Hilary Barta


Cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson


Everything you always wanted to know about your favorite alternate-earth super team but were afraid to ask! Peter Hogan and Yanick Paquette present a guided tour of all the ins and outs of Terra Obscura, revealing all manner of information on Tom Strong's buddy Tom Strange and his comrades. Plus, more background info on the ink that stirs the drink, Splash Brannigan! Sit back and enjoy Hilary Barta's delightfully inky interpretation of the liquid sensation!


On sale January 25 o 3 of 6 o 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

TERRA OBSCURA VOL. 1 TP
Written by Alan Moore and Peter Hogan


Art and cover by Yanick Paquette & Karl Story


Reoffered to coincide with ABC A-Z: TERRA OBSCURA AND SPLASH BRANNIGAN, this volume collects the first miniseries starring the science heroes of Terra Obscura, who are having a difficult time adjusting after 30 years away!


On sale Jan 25 o 160 pg, FC, $14.95 US o Relist

TERRA OBSCURA VOL. 2 TP
Written by Alan Moore and Peter Hogan


Art and cover by Yanick Paquette & Karl Story


Reoffered to coincide with ABC A-Z: TERRA OBSCURA AND SPLASH BRANNIGAN. This volume collects the second smash-hit miniseries! Thirty years have passed for Tom Strong and the heroes of Terra Obscura - do they have what it takes to stop a mysterious object on a collision course for their planet?


On sale Jan 25 o 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US o Relist

THE EXTERMINATORS #1
Written by Simon Oliver


Art by Tony Moore


Cover by Philip Bond


Imagine Six Feet Under with cockroaches and you've got Vertigo's twisted new monthly series THE EXERMINATORS, written by breakout debut writer Simon Oliver with spine-tingling visuals by Eisner-nominated artist Tony Moore (The Walking Dead), a smart, scary, darkly comic tale of roaches, rats, raccoons and the men who kill them for a living. THE EXTERMINATORS centers on a dysfunctional group of bug killers prowling the barrios and bungalows of Los Angeles - the thinnest point on the shaky borderline between civilization and the violent chaos of nature. Henry James, the newest exterminator, sees the job as a means to cleanse the sins of his dark past. He has a hard time getting his view across to his careerist girlfriend, sociopathic partner, and the general bunch of freaks he calls co-workers. But what the "bug brothers" of Bug-Bee-Gone Co. don't understand is that human beings may be the true pests - and bugs could be the real exterminators. Featuring creepy-crawly covers by Philip Bond (VIMANARAMA), THE EXTERMINATORS mixes disturbing characters, killer cockroaches and sinister secrets into a unique and unsettling series that branches out from the underbelly of L.A. into the heart of an ancient mystery, a sacred scarab beetle and a weirdly ominous locked box. It's a bug's world. We just live in it.


On sale January 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

100 BULLETS #68
Written by Brian Azzarello


Art by Eduardo Risso


Cover by Dave Johnson


As more and more members of The Trust continue to be killed off - in even more brutal ways - the remaining members hold an emergency meeting to discuss the future of the secret organization. Can they put their differences aside in order to survive the onslaught of Agent Graves and the Minutemen?


On sale Jan 11 o 32 pg, FC, $2.75 US o MATURE READERS

FABLES #45
Written by Bill Willingham


Art by Mark Buckingham & Steve Leialoha


Cover by James Jean


The 4-part "Arabian Nights (and Days)" story concludes. Both the Fabletown and Baghdad Fable communities are still reeling from the actions of the deadly D'jinn. And the Arabian Fable refugees make a fateful decision on their future place in the Mundy world.


On sale Jan 11 o 32 pg, FC, $2.75 US o MATURE READERS

DMZ #3
Written by Brian Wood


Art by Wood & Riccardo Burchielli


Cover by Wood


During a surprise attack on Manhattan's Lower East Side, Matty is captured by the government army who plan on taking him out of the DMZ. However, when he inadvertently winds up on the wrong side of a shoot-out, he once again finds himself alone in a warzone, only this time without his trusty "tour guide," Zee.


On sale January 11 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

HELLBLAZER #216
Written by Denise Mina


Art by Leonardo Manco


Cover by Greg Lauren


"A writer of stunning talent and accomplishment." - Publishers Weekly


"Fearless." - GQ


"Intense." - The New York Times


Now, award-winning novelist Denise Mina (Garnethill, Deception, Field of Blood), one of the hottest rising talents in 21st-century fiction, takes over Vertigo's longest-running title with the 7-part story "Empathy is the Enemy." Mina and ongoing artist Leonardo Manco open one of the most haunting chapters yet in John Constantine's macabre career. Constantine, still brooding over his recent ordeal, meets Chris Cole, an ordinary bloke who made the mistake of messing with a "harmless" bit of magic. He looks to Constantine to pull him out from the nightmare. But when Cole drops the name of an infamous Scottish occultist, Constantine realizes the nightmare is just getting under way - and he's about to plunge in. Wrapped in the unique look of acclaimed painter Greg Lauren's eerie covers, the new era of HELLBLAZER is sure to become an overnight legend.


On sale January 18 o 32 pg, FC, $2.75 US o MATURE READERS

HELLBLAZER: STARING AT THE WALL TP
Written by Mike Carey


Art by Marcelo Frusin and Doug Alexander Gregory


Cover by Tim Bradstreet


The looming apocalypse arrives in the third collection of writer Mike Carey's acclaimed run on HELLBLAZER, reprinting the 2-part "Bred in the Bone" (illustrated by Doug Alexander Gregory) and the 5-part "Staring at the Wall" (illustrated by Marcelo Frusin) from issues #187-193.


On sale Jan 4o 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US o MATURE READERS

NEIL GAIMAN'S NEVERWHERE #6
Written by Mike Carey


Art and cover by Glenn Fabry


The hit comics adaptation of Neil Gaiman's classic urban fantasy novel reaches a crucial turning point. Door and Richard come face-to-face with the awe-inspiring Angel Islington while the Marquis de Carabas plays a deadly game with the merchants of violence Croup and Vandemar - and the odds are heavily against him. Retailers please note: This series now ships on a bimonthly schedule.


On sale Jan 25 o 6 of 10 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

THE LOSERS #32
Written by Andy Diggle


Art and cover by Jock


Clay. Aisha. Cougar. Pooch. Jensen. Max.


It's their final battle as the Eisner-nominated series ends with a bang, bloodshed, and a whole lot of bodies...but how many of them belong to the Losers? Final issue.


On sale January 25 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

LUCIFER #70
Written by Mike Carey


Art by Zander Cannon and Big Time Attic


Cover by Michael Wm. Kaluta


Featuring guest artist Zander Cannon (TOP 10). At a storytelling competition in the lands of the centaurs, Elaine confronts the myths that have arisen from Lucifer's actions - and reunites with a mysterious boy from her past.


On sale Jan 18 o 32 pg, FC, $2.75 US o MATURE READERS

LUCIFER VOL. 9: CRUX TP
Written by Mike Carey


Art by Peter Gross, Ryan Kelly, Marc Hempel and Ronald Wimberly


Cover by Michael Wm. Kaluta


Forces in Hell and on Earth prepare for a final struggle for supremacy in CRUX. Reprinting stories from issues #55-61, this volume ventures through space and time and the places outside both, weaving a sweeping saga out of multiple character threads mortal and immortal alike.


On sale Jan 25 o 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US o MATURE READERS

LOVELESS #4
Written by Brian Azzarello


Art and cover by Marcelo Frusin


Tempers flare as the town of Blackwater gets dangerously close to getting what it deserves at the hands of Wes Cutter and his mysterious companion. After living for years like a powder keg ready to go off, Wes discovers that one man's justice is another man's injustice.


On sale January 25 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

SWAMP THING #23
Written by Joshua Dysart


Art by Enrique Breccia


Cover by Eric Powell


Part 3 of the 4-part "The Bleeding Raconteur," featuring a stunning cover by Eisner Award-winner Eric Powell (The Goon, ARKHAM ASYLUM: LIVING HELL). It's the most important turning point in Swamp Thing's recent life, as his godlike elemental powers come rushing back. But whether he uses them to heal the wounded swamp or destroy it remains to be seen…


On sale January 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

TESTAMENT #2
Written by Douglas Rushkoff


Art and cover by Liam Sharp


The explosive new series by best-selling author Douglas Rushkoff (Coercion, Club Zero-G) and acclaimed artist Liam Sharp (The Possessed) continues. The authorities strike down anti-war protesters with a wrath echoing that of the angry God who rained fire on Sodom and Gomorrah. Just as Lot couldn't save his wife from turning into a pillar of salt, Jake is too distracted by his lust for Dinah to rescue his true love, Miriam, from an even more horrifying verdict.


On sale January 18 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

Y: THE LAST MAN #41
Written by Brian K. Vaughan


Art by Goran Sudzuka & Jos Marzan Jr.


Cover by Massimo Carnevale


At last, the long-awaited origin of Agent 355, loyal protector of the Last Man on Earth! In this special stand-alone issue, the secrets of the mysterious Culper Ring and its most famous female agent are finally revealed.


On sale January 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

SUPERMAN MINI-STATUE
Designed by Jim Lee


Sculpted by Tim Bruckner


Based on the original statue designed by superstar artist Jim Lee and sculpted by Tim Bruckner! This hand-painted,


cold-cast porcelain mini-statue measures approximately 6" high x 4" wide x 6 " deep and is packaged in a 4-color box.


Advance-solicited; on sale June 7 o Mini-Statue o $49.99 US

ARRIVAL IN SMALLVILLE MINI-STATUE
Based on the original statue sculpted by William Paquet


His homeworld doomed, the infant Kal-El was rocketed to Earth by his parents on Krypton, an event commemorated in the ARRIVAL IN SMALLVILLE mini-statue! This full-color, cold-cast porcelain mini-statue stands approximately 6" high x 7.75" wide x 6" deep and comes packaged in a 4-color box.


Advance-solicited; on sale June 14 o Mini-Statue o $49.99 US

SUPERMAN/BATMAN SERIES 2: THE RETURN OF SUPERGIRL: SUPERGIRL ACTION FIGURE
Kara Zor-El was sent from the doomed planet Krypton to Earth. Reunited with her cousin Kal-El, she has begun adapting to her new home, powers and responsibilities. This action figure features multiple points of articulation and a display base. Packaged in a four-color blister.


Advance-solicited; on sale June 21 o Action Figure o 6.75" H o PI

SUPERMAN/BATMAN SERIES 2: THE RETURN OF SUPERGIRL: SUPERMAN ACTION FIGURE
When Supergirl falls under the control of Darkseid, Superman must rely on a Kryptonite ring to subdue her! This action figure features multiple points of articulation and a display base. Packaged in a four-color blister.


Advance-solicited; on sale June 21 o Action Figure o 7" H o PI

SUPERMAN/BATMAN SERIES 2: THE RETURN OF SUPERGIRL: BATMAN ACTION FIGURE
Batman accompanies Superman on a mission to Apokolips and battles Darkseid for the life of the new Supergirl. This action figure features multiple points of articulation, character-specific accessories and a display base. Packaged in a four-color blister.


Advance-solicited; on sale June 21 o Action Figure o 7" H o PI

SUPERMAN/BATMAN SERIES 2: THE RETURN OF SUPERGIRL: DARKSEID ACTION FIGURE
The powerful lord of Apokolips hopes to turn Supergirl into his most powerful agent, he twists her mind and then sends her to battle to kill the Man of Steel. This action figure features multiple points of articulation and a display base. Packaged in a four-color blister.


Advance-solicited; on sale June 21 o Action Figure o 7.5" H o PI

SUPERMAN/BATMAN SERIES 2: THE RETURN OF SUPERGIRL: CORRUPTED SUPERGIRL ACTION FIGURE
Darkseid warped Kara's mind, convincing her she belonged at his side, the latest addition to his Female Furies!This action figure features multiple points of articulation and a display base. Packaged in a four-color blister.


Advance-solicited; on sale June 21 o Action Figure o 6.75" H o PI

SAMURAI JACK AND SCOTSMAN STATUE
Samurai Jack is back! The well-loved, wildly popular, and critically acclaimed Samurai Jack, running for three seasons on Cartoon Network, gave fans some of the best animation seen to date. Jack met his match in The Scotsman in their first encounter in "Episode 11: Jack and The Scotsman." While traveling along a very long and narrow bridge, Jack meets a large Scotsman crossing in the opposite direction…and neither is willing to back up to let the other pass. The resulting battle ends when they are handcuffed together by bounty hunters. Eventually freeing themselves from the shackles, they take down their enemies together! This hand-painted cold-cast porcelain statue measures approximately 7 1 /2 " tall x 8" wide x 6 3/4" deep (10 1/2" tall including sword). It includes a full color Certificate of Authenticity and is packaged in a 4-color box. Limited up to 1,000 pieces.


Advance-solicited; on sale June 28 o Statue o $125.00 US

SHAZAM! DELUXE STATUE
Designed by Jerry Ordway


Sculpted by Ruben Procopio


Fan-favorite artist Jerry Ordway (THE POWER OF SHAZAM!, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN) designs a classic statue displaying the transformation of young Billy Batson into the World's Mightiest Mortal! The Shazam! Deluxe Statue includes a "light-up" lightning bolt, and at the touch of a button thunder will sound! This deluxe hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue includes a Certificate of Authenticity and measures approximately 16.5" high x 7.5" wide x 7.5 " deep. Packaged in a black gift box with gold foil stamping.


Advance-solicited; on sale June 28 o Statue o $295.00 US

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