DC Comics Solicitations for Product Shipping April, 2007

Mon, January 15th, 2007 at 12:00am PST

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DC Solicitations - Last Six Months

THE PLAIN JANES
Written by Cecil Castellucci


Art and cover by Jim Rugg

When a transfer student named Jane is forced to move from the cool confines of Metro City to Suburbia, she thinks her life is over. But there in the lunch room at the reject table she finds her tribe: three other girls named Jane. Main Jane encourages them to form a secret art gang and paint the town P.L.A.I.N. - People Loving Art In Neighborhoods. But can art attacks really save the hell that is high school?

"...Castellucci clearly knows what goes on in the lives in many teens." - School Library Journal

"Castellucci gives voice to a memorable teenage narrator." - Publishers Weekly starred review

Advance-solicited; in stores May 16 o 176 pg, 5.25" x 8", B & W, $9.99 US Edited by Shelly Bond

WORLD WAR III PART ONE: A CALL TO ARMS
Written by Keith Champagne


Art by Pat Oliffe & Drew Geraci


Cover by Ethan Van Sciver

It is a day of infamy. Chaos has broken out across the globe, and Firestorm and Firehawk are among the many mobilizing to stem the flow of blood and thunder.


In stores April 18; 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

WORLD WAR III PART TWO: THE VALIANT
Written by Keith Champagne


Art by Andy Smith & Ray Snyder


Cover by Ethan Van Sciver

The war rages on, extending from the far reaches of space, where Supergirl encounters a missing hero, to the darkest depths of the ocean, where the fate of Aquaman is revealed.


In stores April 18; 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

WORLD WAR III PART THREE: HELL IS FOR HEROES
Written by John Ostrander


Art by Tom Derenick & Norm Rapmund


Cover by Ethan Van Sciver


The horrors of war become grim reality for the Teen Titans, as they suffer the loss of one of their own.


In stores April 18; 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

WORLD WAR III PART FOUR: UNITED WE STAND
Written by John Ostrander


Art by Jack Jadson & Rodney Ramos


Cover by Ethan Van Sciver


Through the fog of war, a hero is reborn, and the DC Universe bands together against the wrath of an ancient evil!


In stores April 18; 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

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52: WEEKS 48-52
Written by Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Mark Waid


Breakdowns by Keith Giffen


Art by various


Backup features by Waid and various


Covers by J.G. Jones


The end is near! As the year races towards its close, we follow our heroes through their final steps in space - and time! From the mean streets of Gotham to the far reaches of deep space, the last weeks tick down to their shattering conclusion. World War III is just the beginning! Plus, more origins of the DC Universe, including the JLA with Ethan Van Sciver and Batman with Andy Kubert! These final issues feature art by Darick Robertson, Eddy Barrows, Joe Bennett, Justiniano and more.


52: A year without Superman; a year without Batman; a year without Wonder Woman…but not a year without heroes.


Week 48 on sale April 4 o Week 49 on sale April 11 o Week 50 on sale April 18 o Week 51 on sale April 25 o Week 52 advance-solicited; on sale May 2 o 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

52 VOLUME 1 TP
Written by Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Mark Waid


Breakdowns by Keith Giffen


Art by various


Cover by J.G. Jones


After the INFINITE CRISIS, the DCU spent a year without Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman - a year in which those heroes were needed more than ever as the fate of the world hung in the balance.


Don't miss the first of a four-volume collection featuring the lead stories from 52 WEEK 1-13 of the unprecedented, critically acclaimed weekly series of death, danger, romance, terror and the never-ending search for heroism in the DC Universe's most eventful year ever.


52: A year without Superman; a year without Batman; a year without Wonder Woman…but not a year without heroes.


Advance-solicited; on sale May 30 o 304 pg, FC, $19.99 US

AMAZONS ATTACK #1
Written by Will Pfeifer


Art and cover by Pete Woods


Spinning out of the pages of Jodi Picoult's WONDER WOMAN comes the first major comics event of 2007! Well over a year has passed since the events of INFINITE CRISIS, including the retreat of the Amazons to the realm of the Gods. But now they're back, screaming for vengeance! What could compel the Amazons to renounce their peaceful ways and attack America? The answers will prove useless to a country and hero population utterly unprepared for this savage attack. And where is Wonder Woman while all this is going on?


Written by Will Pfeifer (CATWOMAN, INFINITE CRISIS: THE SPECTRE) and illustrated by Pete Woods (SUPERMAN: UP, UP AND AWAY, SUPERMAN: BACK IN ACTION), this series unites the former Catwoman team for a story that will have devastating ramifications both in the present and all the way into 2008!


On sale April 25 o 1 of 6 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Editor: Matt Idelson

BATMAN #665
Written by Grant Morrison


Art by Andy Kubert & Jesse Delperdang


Cover by Andy Kubert


The "Three Ghosts of Batman" continues as Batman tries to discover the mysterious contents of Casebook X! This issue takes us back to Batman's early days and reveals the truth about his final confrontation with Joe Chill, the man who murdered his parents. It also ties in to 52, as we learn what really happened to Batman inside the cave in Nanda Parbat when he underwent a seven-day Buddhist isolation ritual to purge his negative karma.


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

DETECTIVE COMICS #831
Written by Paul Dini


Art by Don Kramer & Wayne Faucher


Cover by Simone Bianchi


Writer Paul Dini - creator of Harley Quinn - returns with art team Don Kramer & Wayne Faucher (JSA)! A bizarre incident forges a temporary alliance between the Dark Knight and his daffy-but-deadly adversary Harley Quinn. Forget everything you think you know about Dr. Harleen Quinzel as Batman uncovers long-buried secrets from his enemy's unknown past.


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

CATWOMAN #66
Written by Will Pfeifer


Art by David Lopez & Alvaro Lopez


Cover by Adam Hughes


Catwoman's about to find out that some people don't like it when you steal their secrets! Catwoman's got one angry metahuman supervillain on her tail, and Holly's left on her own to handle the rage of Hammer and Sickle!


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

ROBIN #161
Written by Adam Beechen


Art by Freddie Williams II


Cover by Patrick Gleason & Christian Alamy


As the Lords of the Avenues continue their killing spree on the mean streets of Gotham, Robin reveals the puppet-masters supplying the killers with their drugs. Now he must cut off the pipeline and protect the reporter who wants to break the story before he becomes the next victims!


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

BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #5
Written by Andy Diggle


Art and cover by Whilce Portacio & Richard Friend


Part 5 of the 6-part "Rules of Engagement." It's all-out war as Batman goes up against an army of Lex Luthor's G.I. Robots!


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

NIGHTWING ANNUAL #2
Written by Marc Andreyko


Art and cover by Joe Bennett & Jack Jadson


One year ago, Dick Grayson pledged his heart to Barbara Gordon, a.k.a. Oracle, then nearly surrendered his life during the INFINITE CRISIS. Now, learn the full comeback story of Nightwing as it brings to light the story of DC's most star-crossed couple in a stunning annual by fan favorites Marc Andreyko (MANHUNTER) and Joe Bennett (52).


On sale April 18 o 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

NIGHTWING #131
Written by Marv Wolfman


Art by Jamal Igle & Keith Champagne


Cover by Michael Golden


More innocent bodies start piling up in Gotham as Nightwing goes on an angry hunt through the mean streets, tearing into meta and criminal hideouts, as his search for the deadly Bride and Groom intensifies!


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

THE BATMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 3 TP
Written by Bill Finger


Art by Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson and various


Cover by Kane


The third volume in the series collecting every Batman story in chronological order of publication! This volume, collecting DETECTIVE COMICS #46-50, BATMAN #4-5 and more, features The Joker, Clayface and more.


Advance-solicited; on sale May 9 o 192 pg, FC, $14.99 US

THE ORIGINAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COMIC BOOK HEROES VOLUME 1: BATMAN TP
Written by Michael Fleischer


Art by various


Everything you ever wanted to know about DC's Dark Knight - and so much more - can be found in this amazing volume, brought back into print for the first time in 30 years!


Originally published in 1976, this extensive volume - the first in a series - includes everything you could want to know about Batman, his allies and enemies, weapons in his war on crime and his adventures from the 1930s to the 1970s!


Advance-solicited; on sale May 23 o 416 pg, B&W, $19.99 US

BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE VOL. 3 TP
Written by various


Art by various


Cover by Dave Johnson


A new collection of classic Batman tales in black and white, featuring unique visions of the Dark Knight from such comics luminaries as Brian Azzarello, Darwyn Cooke, Judd Winick, Jill Thompson, Michael Wm. Kaluta and many more!


Advance-solicited; on sale May 16 o 288 pg, B&W, $19.99 US

SUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL #5
Written by Darwyn Cooke


Art and cover by Tim Sale


The origin of Kryptonite by the amazing team of Darwyn Cooke & Tim Sale continues!


On sale April 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99

SUPERGIRL #16
Written by Joe Kelly & Mark Sable


Art and cover by Al Garza


Finally, the truth about the Girl from Krypton! Why was she sent to kill Superman? And what does it means to Earth if she doesn't?


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

SUPERMAN/BATMAN VOL. 5: THE ENEMIES AMONG US HC
Written by Mark Verheiden


Art by Ethan Van Sciver, Matthew Clark, Andy Lanning, Marlo Alquiza and others


Cover by Van Sciver


This explosive volume collects the best-selling SUPERMAN/BATMAN #28-33! The JLA's Martian Manhunter attacks Batman! The villainous Parasite and Titano return! Superman's allegiances will be tested in this story involving the Green Lantern Corps and more!


Advance-solicited; on sale May 7 o 128 pg, FC, $19.99 US

SUPERMAN & BATMAN VS. ALIENS & PREDATOR TP
Written by Mark Schultz


Art and cover by Ariel Olivetti


DC's greatest icons, Superman and Batman, clash with the stars of the blockbuster Aliens and Predator movies from Twentieth Century Fox in a no-holds-barred slugfest the likes of which the universe has never seen! This volume, co-published with Dark Horse Comics, collects the acclaimed 2-issue miniseries featuring the battle of the century!


Advance-solicited; on sale May 23 o 112 pg, FC, $12.99 US

THE ALL-NEW ATOM #10
Written by Gail Simone


Art by Eddy Barrows & Trevor Scott


Cover by Ladrnn


Part 2 of the 3-part "Jia." Back home in Hong Kong, the Atom is confronted by the ghost of his ex-girlfriend's dead husband... but it's how he died that might destroy the Atom completely!


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

THE ALL-NEW ATOM VOL. 1: MY LIFE IN MINIATURE TP
Written by Gail Simone


Art by John Byrne, Trevor Scott and others


Cover by Ariel Olivetti


Collecting the first 6 issues of the acclaimed new series! Meet Ryan Choi - the young hotshot professor filling the empty slot on Ivy University's teaching staff…and who inadvertently fills the role as the all-new super-heroic Atom!


Advance-solicited; on sale May 2 o 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

AQUAMAN: SWORD OF ATLANTIS #51
Written by Tad Williams


Art by Shawn McManus & Walden Wong


Cover by Michael Wm. Kaluta


Acclaimed fantasy writer Tad Williams continues his run on the title that's already garnered a great deal of attention! Black Manta is trying to move in on the remains of Sub Diego, and Tempest tries to help Arthur recover the Trident of Poseidon!


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

THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #3
Written by Mark Waid


Art by George Prez & Bob Wiacek


Covers by Prez


It's Batman and Blue Beetle versus the Fatal Five in the team-up book to end all team-up books! Who's brought these Legion villains into the fray? The Lord of Time, who has pulled in assassins and villains from throughout the history of the DCU!


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

BIRDS OF PREY #105
Written by Gail Simone


Art by Nicola Scott & Doug Hazlewood


Cover by Stephane Roux


Trapped in Russia, the Birds face off against the Secret Six - just as one of her team wrests control of the mission from Oracle! Plus, the return of a very cool character to the DCU!


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

THE BLUE BEETLE #14
Written by John Rogers


Art by Rafael Albuquerque


Cover by Cully Hamner


When aliens are trying to kill you, who you gonna call? Guy Gardner! Sure, he tried to kill you once already, but who's counting?


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

CHECKMATE #13
Written by Greg Rucka


Art by Joe Bennett & Jack Jadson


Cover by Matthew Clark & Art Thibert


They've just been waiting for the right opening gambit, and now's the time to make the first move as Checkmate hunts the Outsiders! Jump aboard for a 3-month crossover called "Checkout," continuing in May's OUTSIDERS #47, as the DCU's top spies throw down with the DCU's most troublemaking hero team!


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

DOCTOR FATE #1
Written by Steve Gerber


Art and cover by Paul Gulacy


Variant cover by Gene Ha


"The Helmet of Fate" explodes into a new ongoing series dedicated to the popular member of the JSA! Psychiatrist Kent Nelson finds even stranger depths within the human mind than he has in any mystical realm. How can he begin to help others when his own life is a shambles? Find out in this amazing debut issue!


Retailers: This issue will feature two covers that may be ordered separately. One copy of the Variant Edition may be ordered for every 10 copies of the Standard Edition ordered. Please see the Previews Order Form for further details.


On sale April 18 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Edited by Joey Cavalieri

GOLDEN AGE DR. FATE ARCHIVES VOL. 1 HC
Written by Gardner Fox


Art by Hal Sherman and various


Cover by Hal Sherman


Don't miss this new, extra-sized archive collecting the complete, mystic adventures of Doctor Fate from More fun Comics #55-98! Young Kent Nelson, taken in by the ancient wizard Nabu, is trained in the mystic arts, preparing to protect the world from mystic threats as the golden-helmeted hero Dr. Fate!


Advance-solicited; on sale June 27 o 396 pg, FC, $75.00 US

FIRESTORM #35
Written by Dwayne McDuffie


Art by Pop Mhan & Rob Stull


Cover by Pete Woods


The end is here as Firestorm faces the fury of a superpowered Kalibak and a horde of Parademons! After this battle, you'll see a Firestorm that's never been seen before!


On sale April 25 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o Final Issue

THE FLASH: THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE #11
Written by Marc Guggenheim


Art by Ron Adrian & Art Thibert


Covers by Ethan Van Sciver


The top Rogues haven't been on speaking terms for a while, so who's uniting them as one voice to take down the Flash? This issue kicks off a battle so brutal, we had to call it "Full Throttle"!


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

GREEN LANTERN #19
Written by Geoff Johns


Art by Ivan Reis & Oclair Albert


Cover by Ethan Van Sciver


"The Mystery of Star Sapphire" continues as Hal Jordan learns the truth behind the obsessive alien parasite known as the Star Sapphire. But if her thirst for him is quenched, what does that mean for the fate of Earth? Plus, the backup feature "Tales of the Sinestro Corps."


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

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #11
Written by Dave Gibbons


Art and cover by Patrick Gleason & Prentis Rollins


As Guy Gardner struggles on the world of Clustral and makes a horrible discovery inside a sector house, Soranik and Iolande face off against the evil Children of the White Lobe. And Stel and Green Man find murdered Qwardians aboard an escape vessel that point to something sinister festering on the fringes of the galaxy!


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

GREEN LANTERN CORPS VOL. 1: TO BE A LANTERN TP
Written by Dave Gibbons


Art and cover by Patrick Gleason & Prentis Rollins


Collecting the first six issues of the new series re-establishing the legendary Green Lantern Corps! From the Guardians' citadel on the newly fortified planet Oa, Green Lantern Guy Gardner is assigned - against his will - to a feudal world of shadows and sudden death. And across the galaxy, new Lanterns discover what it truly means to wear the Corps insignia, as their courage and comradeship is tested to the limit.


Advance-solicited; on sale May 9 o 144 pg, FC, $12.99 US

GREEN ARROW #73
Written by Judd Winick


Art and cover by Scott McDaniel & Andy Owens


Green Arrow's run as mayor of Star City may come to an end when the truth comes out about some of his extracurricular activities!


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

CONNOR HAWKE: DRAGON'S BLOOD #6
Written by Chuck Dixon


Art and cover by Derec Donovan


Don't miss the pulse-pounding conclusion of Dragon's Blood! With the world dragon awakened and a master sorcerer revealed, can one man armed with only a bow save mankind?


On sale April 25 o 6 of 6 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o Final issue

JLA CLASSIFIED #37
Written by Peter Milligan


Art by Carlos D'Anda


Cover by Howard Porter


Kicking off the 5-part "Kid Amazo!" Professor Ivo and Amazo have hatched an unusual experiment that just might mean the downfall of the Justice League-but could their experiment turn on them? Meet the robot Amazo's only child: Kid Amazo!


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

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #8
Written by Brad Meltzer


Art by Ed Benes & Sandra Hope


Cover by Michael Turner


Variant cover by Phil Jimenez


Beginning the long awaited, epic crossover between the new Justice League and the new Justice Society, uniting the combined writing talents of best-selling author Brad Meltzer and comics mega-star Geoff Johns for the ultimate team-up! "The Lightning Saga" 5-parter begins with the mystery of who Trident is, and how his identity crisis will change everything!


Retailers: This issue will feature two covers that may be ordered separately. The Standard Edition cover is by Michael Turner; one copy of the Variant Edition, with a cover by Phil Jimenez, may be ordered for every 10 copies of the Standard Edition ordered. Please see the Previews Order Form for further details.


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

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #5
Written by Geoff Johns


Art by Dale Eaglesham & Art Thibert


Cover by Alex Ross


Variant cover by Eaglesham


Part 2 of the 5-part JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA/JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA crossover with "The Lightning Saga!" Batman and Starman break into the depths of Arkham Asylum in search of the one person who may be able to reconcile Starman's past. But with nightmares literally around every corner, that person may be dead before they reach him. Plus, a battle within the Fortress of Solitude reveals the key to it all, especially the members of the team!


Retailers: This issue will feature two covers that may be ordered separately. The Standard Edition cover is by Alex Ross; one copy of the Variant Edition, with a cover by Dale Eaglesham, may be ordered for every 10 copies of the Standard Edition ordered. Please see the Previews Order Form for further details.


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

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA VOL. 1 HARDCOVER
Written by Brad Meltzer


Art by Ed Benes & Sandra Hope


Cover by Michael Turner


New York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer (IDENTITY CRISIS, The Book of Fate) redefines the World's Greatest Super Team for a new generation in this hardcover collecting the first six issues of the all-new JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA series, featuring art by Ed Benes & Sandra Hope!


Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman decide to re-form the Justice League and must choose the new roster of members. A new villain appears during their selection process, and he's just one of the many sinister forces gathering to bring an end to the league.


Advance-solicited; on sale June 6 o 224 pg, FC, $24.99 US

JUSTICE #11
Written by Jim Krueger & Alex Ross


Art by Doug Braithwaite & Ross


Cover by Ross


Witness the triumphant return of Green Lantern and his showdown with Sinestro in the penultimate issue of JUSTICE! Captain Marvel's incredible victory! The challenge of Aquaman! But will the super-villains still maintain the upper hand if they have Aquaman's son and a world in their grasp?


On sale April 25 o 40 pg, FC, $3.50 US

JSA CLASSIFIED #25
Written by Tony Bedard


Art by Dennis Calero


Cover by Steve Uy


A stand-alone tale written by Tony Bedard (SUPERGIRL AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES) with art by Dennis Calero (X-Factor)! In order to save lives, Alan Scott is forced to renege on a deal he made years ago with one of his Golden Age enemies. But will this betrayal mean this reformed villain is permanently out of retirement?


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

HAWKGIRL #63
Written by Walter Simonson


Art by Renato Arlem


Cover by Howard Chaykin


Kendra travels to Gotham City in her search for clues that will lead her to finding Hath-Set…and when in Gotham, who better to help with a mystery than the Dark Knight Detective himself: Batman!


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

JONAH HEX #18
Written by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti


Art and cover by Phil Noto


Hex heads to Texas to track down some missing men on a trail built of blood, gambling and lies!


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

MANHUNTER #30
Written by Mark Andreyko


Art by Javier Pina & Robin Riggs


Cover by Jesus Saiz & Pina


The shocking series finale! When you're the best superhero lawyer on earth, where do you find your next challenge? Look to the stars…


On sale April 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o Final Issue

SHADOWPACT #12
Written by Bill Willingham


Art and cover by Tom Derenick & Wayne Faucher


If you live by the sword, you die by the sword, as Nightmare is finding out! Jim Rook is on the threshold of death, kept alive only by the Enchantress's spell. If she falters…he dies!


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

SUPERGIRL AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #29
Written by Mark Waid


Art by Barry Kitson & Mick Gray


Cover by Kitson


The surviving Legionnaires and Wanderers face off against the entirety of the Dominator Empire to prevent the destruction of the galaxy!


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

OUTSIDERS ANNUAL #1
Written by Judd Winick


Art by Scott McDaniel


Cover by Duncan Rouleau


Don't miss this special issue written by Judd Winick with art by Scott McDaniel (NIGHTWING, GREEN ARROW) that reveals the story behind the team's supposed "death"! One year ago, a desperate bid to save the life of original Outsider Black Lightning reunited Nightwing and the Outsiders - and forced a mass prison break at Iron Heights that led to an impossible choice.


On sale April 25 o 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

SHAZAM: THE MONSTER SOCIETY OF EVIL #3
Written by Jeff Smith


Art and cover by Smith


Jeff Smith's amazing Shazam miniseries continues! Billy and Mary have been captured by Sivana... so Captain Marvel and Mary Marvel may not be able to stop Mr. Mind's Monster Society from taking over the world.


On sale April 4 o Prestige Format o 3 of 4 o 48 pg, FC, $5.99 US

THE TRIALS OF SHAZAM #7
Written by Judd Winick


Art and cover by Howard Porter


Freddy must find Hercules for his next trial, which is considerably more difficult than he expected, since Herc is behind bars!


On sale April 25 o 7 of 12 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE SPIRIT #5
Written by Darwyn Cooke


Art by Cooke & J. Bone


Cover by Cooke


The Spirit's likeness has been hijacked and slapped on a rather unappetizing little product called "Spirit Pork & Beans Spread," much to our hero's chagrin. The culprit is one Mr. Carrion, an eccentric con artist. But it seems Mr. C is in over his head this time after he's paid a visit by a decidedly more brutal member of the Spirit's rogues gallery…


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

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE FLASH VOL. 1 TP
Written by Robert Kanigher, John Broome and Gardner Fox


Art by Carmine Infantino, Joe Giella and various


Cover by Infantino & Giella


Over 500 pages of classic adventures are included in this value-priced volume! The Fastest Man Alive stars in these fantastic tales from late 1950s and into the 1960s! This collection features The Flash in battle against the Mirror Master, the Trickster, Captain Cold and many other villains!


Advance-solicited; on sale May 16 o 512 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE WAR THAT TIME FORGOT VOL. 1 TP
Written by Robert Kanigher


Art and cover by Ross Andru & Mike Esposito


Over 500 pages of classic adventures are included in this value-priced volume collecting one of the most unusual series ever from DC Comics! On an unnamed, uncharted Pacific island, dinosaurs continued to thrive while World War II raged across the globe. It's there that members of the U.S. Military found themselves armed only with standard-issue weapons against the deadliest predators ever to roam the Earth!


Advance-solicited; on sale May 2 o 560 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

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


Art and cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson


Collecting the first 5 issues of the landmark new WONDER WOMAN series, written by Allan Heinberg (JLA, Young Avengers) with stunning art by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson (HARLEY QUINN)! One year after the execution of Maxwell Lord and the earth-shattering events of INFINITE CRISIS, the DCU is still struggling to come to terms with its most powerful heroine. Is she a martyr or a murderer? A politician or a super hero? Discover the future of the DCU's most powerful woman in this sensational hardcover collection!


Advance-solicited; on sale June 13 o 128 pg, FC, $19.99 US

TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED #7
Written by David Lapham and Brian Azzarello


Art by Eric Battle, Cliff Chiang and Prentis Rollins


Cover by Arthur Adams


Dead detective Crispus Allen is himself a victim - doomed to witness the unstoppable instrument of cosmic retribution. Or can the will of one forgotten soul tame the fury of the Spectre? Plus, Dr. 13: "The Reality Breaker!"


On sale April 11 o 7 of 8 o 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

TEEN TITANS #46
Written by Geoff Johns & Adam Beechen


Art and cover by Tony S. Daniel & Jonathon Glapion


Deathstroke's true motives are revealed as the shocking conclusion of "Titans East" explodes! Who has come to aid in the fight against Slade's boys and girls? And what new team of Titans - East and West - will rise out of the ashes of this epic battle?!


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

WONDER WOMAN #7
Written by Jodi Picoult


Art by Drew Johnson & Ray Snyder


Cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson


Part 2 of acclaimed novelist Jodi Picoult's instant-classic WONDER WOMAN run finds Nemesis the victim of a trap laid for the Amazon Warrior, and Diana Prince under extreme pressure from Sarge Steel to caption her alter ego! The clues to Nemesis' fate lie in the now-abandoned Wonder Woman museum, but what awaits Diana is an even deadlier trap!


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

WONDER WOMAN #8
Written by Jodi Picoult


Art and cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson


Part 3 of Jodi Picoult's WONDER WOMAN run welcomes the return of art team Terry Dodson and Rachel Dodson! Diana Prince was charged with capturing Wonder Woman for the Department of Metahuman Affairs, and she's unwittingly succeeded. But the true reason for her illegal detainment can and will precipitate a bloody war, one that even Diana is powerless to prevent! This issue leads directly into AMAZONS ATTACK #1, on sale the same week!


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

THE BATMAN STRIKES! #32
Written by Scott Beatty


Art by Christopher Jones & Terry Beatty


Cover by Sanford Green


The Joker's sick of Batman, and he's putting together a posse of Gotham's baddest bad guys to put the Bat out of their misery, once and for all! Can even the Dark Knight handle the Joker, Poison Ivy, Clayface, Firefly and more?


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

JUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED #32
Written by Stephen Nilson


Art by Dave Santana


Cover by Zach Howard


Stargirl may be part of the league, but she's never had to face Darkseid, the villain who's in a League of his own! Can she hold her own with Superman and Guy Gardner to take down the Lord of Apokolips?


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

THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES IN THE 31st CENTURY #1
Written by J. Torres


Art by Chynna Clugston-Flores


Cover by Steve Uy


An all-new series spinning out of the smash-hit TV show, written by J. Torres (TEEN TITANS GO, Sidekicks, Alison Dare: Little Miss Adventures) and drawn by the creator of the indie favorite Blue Monday, Chynna Clugston-Flores!


To stop the Fatal Five from destroying Metropolis, the Legion of Super-Heroes travel back in time for reinforcements, because this looks like a job for…Clark Kent?! Can six teenagers from the future help a mild-mannered reporter become the Man of Steel, or will the Fatal Five determine his destiny before it's even begun?


Retailers: Please see the solicitation for the Free Comic Book Day Edition of this issue elsewhere in this issue of Previews.


On sale April 18 o 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

TEEN TITANS GO! #42
Written by J. Torres


Art by Mike Norton & Lary Stucker


Cover by Todd Nauck


Raven's going to pieces! Her multicolored Emoticlones have broken free and are on the run. How will the Teen Titans get all of them back together?


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

CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #12
Written by Robbie Busch and Tom Warburton


Art by Travis Kotzebue, Maurice Fontenot, Ricardo Garcia-Fuentes and Mike DeCarlo


Cover by Dan Davis


Ben needs a haircut. But he'd rather be kicking alien butt! And it looks like his wish just might be granted…


On sale April 11


32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

CARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #32
Written by Jennifer Keating Moore, J. Torres and Robbie Busch


Art by Stephanie Gladden, Christopher Cook, Gary Fields, Janice Kubo and Al Nickerson


Cover by Robert Pope & Mike DeCarlo


It's Madam Foster's birthday and all the friends want to throw her a party! Guess who's the piata? Plus, Ami and Yumi would just like to enjoy a quiet day off, but they're just too popular!


On sale April 25


32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

LOONEY TUNES #149
Written by Joey Cavalieri, Barry Leibmann, and Sholly Fisch


Art by Neal Sternecky, Dave Alvarez, Omar Aranda, Mike DeCarlo and Alberto Saichann


Cover by Scott Gross


Daffy Duck finds himself in a sticky situation when he attempts to sell tape to Elmer Fudd. Plus, travel back in time to watch Bugs Bunny face off against a Goliath of a Yosemite Sam!


On sale April 4


32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

SCOOBY-DOO #119
Written by Robbie Busch & Alex Simmons


Art by Robert Pope, Joe Staten & Scot McRae


Cover by Alexander Serra


Monsters, mummies and machines, oh my!


On sale April 18


32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

MAD #477
Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots


Kick back with some April foolery with another gut-busting issue of MAD!


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

MAD KIDS #7


Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots


Check out the new hit magazine for kids 8 to 10 years old, packed with games, puzzles, interviews, posters and lots of laughs - plus the all-new adventures of Spy vs. Spy Jr.!


On sale April 11 o 64 pg, FC/B&W, $4.99 US

APOTHECARIUS ARGENTUM VOL. 1
Written and illustrated by Tomomi Yamashita


CMX. A new CMX series begins! As a boy, Argentum was a poison tester for a royal family. Later, he developed an immunity to toxic substances and became a master chemist with the ability to cure any illness. Returning after a long absence, he is assigned to be Princess Primula's bodyguard. But any potential relationship will have its limits, as Argentum's very touch has itself become poisonous.


Advance-solicited; on sale May 16 o 5" x 7.375" o 192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o TEEN

THE DEVIL DOES EXIST VOL. 10
Written and illustrated by Mitsuba Takanashi


CMX. Takeru's busy with his new part-time job, while Kayano studies for her college exams. But it's hard for her to focus when Takeru's about to decide on his mother's offer to accompany her on a trip to Italy. Will the young couple be able to handle such a long separation? And does Takeru have any reason to be concerned about a boy Kayano just met?


Advance-solicited; on sale May 9 o 5" x 7.375" o 192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o TEEN

THE EMPTY EMPIRE VOL. 4
Written and illustrated by Naoe Kita


CMX. Everyone thought that Rose, the clone of the late Emperor Idea, was destined to rule the empire. Then another clone named Idem appeared and now holds the upper hand. He occupies the royal palace and has taken Ririka - the palace guard loved by both Idea and Rose - as prisoner. Rose has already infiltrated the palace once; now he has to get back in for the second time in two days.


Advance-solicited; on sale May 23 o 5" x 7.375" o 200 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o TEEN

FROM EROICA WITH LOVE VOL. 9
Written and illustrated by Yasuko Aoike


CMX. "Seven Days in September" continues as the Major and his K.G.B. nemesis square off in Spain over the crucial Lubyanka Report. The report lands in the hands of Eroica, who hopes to trade it to the Major for "The Man in Purple," the painting he covets. To capture the Earl, Klaus finds himself a reluctant ally to a Kuwaiti oil magnate whom Eroica swindled once before.


Advance-solicited; on sale May 2o 5" x 7.375" o 192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o TEEN

MUSASHI #9 VOL. 11
Written and illustrated by Miyuki Takahashi


CMX. Agent Nine has just discovered that the love of her life, Shingo, is dead. To deal with the pain, Musashi buries herself so deeply in her work that Agent 19 fears she's no longer fit to be working for Ultimate Blue. Can the Omega kids help, or will their involvement merely attract the attention of the terrorists who are still looking for them?


Advance-solicited; on sale May 9 o 5" x 7.375" o 192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o TEEN

OMUKAE DESU VOL. 4
Written and illustrated by Meca Tanaka


CMX. Join in more adventures with Madoka, the boy who can see dead people. After a high school teacher dies before teaching her very first class, Madoka lets her take temporary possession of him so she can experience what it's like to actually teach. Then the ghost of a pretty but fatally frail high school girl enlists Madoka's help to take revenge on a former classmate: GSG agent Aguma!


Advance-solicited; on sale May 2 o 5" x 7.375" o 200 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o TEEN

OYAYUBIHIME INFINITY VOL. 5
Written and illustrated by Toru Fujieda


CMX. After resisting Tsubame's overtures and becoming convinced that he is not her destined lover, her feelings for him have nevertheless begun to deepen. Should she follow her heart or try to fulfill her destiny? Meanwhile, Mike is convinced he has met Tsubame's true past-life true love, the other "Agemaki." Once again, Kanoko must dive into the past to try to find some answers.


Advance-solicited; on sale May 16 o 5" x 7.375" o 192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o TEEN

SWAN VOL. 10
Written and illustrated by Kyoko Ariyoshi


CMX. Round 2 of the World Ballet Competition is about to begin. Masumi is still shaken by the news regarding Kusakabe, the dancer she loved; but she must put her pain behind her and dance the performance of a lifetime. Aoi, her loyal and dedicated dance partner, will certainly be there to support her, but what role might the mysterious Leonhardt Von Christ come to play in Masumi's life?


Advance-solicited; on sale May 30 o 5" x 7.375" o 200 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o ALL AGES

YOUNG MAGICIAN VOL. 8
Written and illustrated by Yuri Narushima


CMX. Carno and Ibuki are on the run. Expecting to be killed, they're surprised to learn that they're actually considered hot property by supernatural "talent scouts" desperate to harness the pair's powers for their own organizations. One of these scouts turns out to be none other than Lord High Priest Levi himself -on the run from the Holy Knights. Will enemies become allies?


Advance-solicited; on sale May 23 o 5" x 7.375" o 192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US o MATURE READERS

MIDNIGHTER #6
Written by Garth Ennis


Art by Glenn Fabry


Cover by Chris Sprouse & Karl Story


In feudal Japan, a forbidden romance sparks death and destruction in the lives of all who are touched by it. A brutal tale of honor, love and, above all, vengeance.


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

GRIFTER & MIDNIGHTER #2
Written by Chuck Dixon


Art by Ryan Benjamin & Saleem


Cover by Benjamin


Burned out and beaten down, Grifter and Midnighter are sent to Paris on the same assignment with different mission objectives: one is there to kill and the other to protect. Many will participate but few will live as these two collide in the City of Lights!


On sale April 11 o 2 of 6 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GEN13 #7
Written by Gail Simone


Art by Alvin Lee


Cover by Talent Caldwell


Prepare yourself for the full fury of Gen13's atomic redhead, as she finds herself alone and surrounded by flesh-eating dinosaurs! This marks the reunion of the classic creative team of Gail Simone and Udon's Alvin Lee (Deadpool/Agent X) in a special stand-alone issue. Miss it at your peril!


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

STORMWATCH PHD #6
Written by Christos Gage


Art and cover by Doug Mahnke


Jackson King is a man with many secrets, not all of them job-related. When he sits down with a reporter for an interview about how he reassembled Stormwatch, many of those secrets will be revealed, including the answer to the question fans have been asking since day one: How can Fahrenheit, Fuji, Winter and Hellstrike possibly be alive?


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

WETWORKS #8
Written by Mike Carey


Art by Peter Gross


Cover by Whilce Portacio


The earth's entire vampire community has broken the truce and declared all-out war. With Red and Ab-Death trapped in the Deadworld, can Dane and Mother-One possibly prevail?


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

ALAN MOORE: WILD WORLDS
Written by Alan Moore


Art by Various


Cover by Michael Golden


Alan Moore, writer of the top-selling graphic novels V FOR VENDETTA and WATCHMEN, returns with this new title starring some of the biggest names from the WildStorm Universe and beyond!


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!


Advance-solicited; on sale May 30 o 320 pg, FC, $19.99 US

BATTLER BRITTON TP
Written by Garth Ennis


Art by Colin Wilson


Cover by Garry Leach


One of the most fondly remembered characters from the British comics of the 1950s returns in a tensely told and lushly rendered tale of honor, duty, loyalty and sacrifice. This volume collects the acclaimed 5-issue miniseries written by Garth Ennis (PREACHER).


Advance-solicited; on sale May 16 o 120 pg, FC, $19.99 US

THE BOYS #10
Written by Garth Ennis


Art and cover by Darick Robertson


Hughie has pieced together the mysterious death of a young man and a super-human is to blame...but is apprehension of the culprit going to be possible? Can a murderer who wears a cape be punished?


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

DANGER GIRL: BODY SHOTS #1
Written by Andy Hartnell


Art and cover by Nick Bradshaw & Jim Charalampidis


DANGER GIRL creator Andy Hartnell reunites with the art team of Nick Bradshaw & Jim Charalampidis (DANGER GIRL: BACK IN BLACK, ROKKIN) for an explosive new 4-issue miniseries! When mysterious forces have some of the world's greatest treasures in their greedy sights, you can count on the Danger Girls to block their fire. But what happens when a legendary assassin takes aim at the Danger Girls themselves?


On sale April 4 o 1 of 4 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

NINJA SCROLL #8
Written by Kelley Puckett


Art by Jonboy Meyers


Cover by Michael Chang Ting Yu


When a stranger enters a small village and assaults a young girl, the villagers discover and beat him to death, not knowing he is their feudal lord. With their entire village now marked for destruction by the forces of the shogunate, Jubei agrees to stand by them in their hour of need. But with an entire army bearing down upon them, what can one man do?


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

RED MENACE #6
Written by Danny Bilson, Paul DeMeo & Adam Brody


Art by Jerry Ordway & Al Vey


Cover by Ordway


Events come to an earth-shattering conclusion as the Red Menace's plan to nuke Los Angeles with a Soviet A-bomb are set in motion. Can the Eagle save the city that turned on him? And will he?


On sale April 25 o 6 of 6 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o Final issue

WELCOME TO TRANQUILITY #5
Written by Gail Simone


Art and cover by Neil Googe


It's a generational battle to the death as the still-plucky seniors of Tranquility face the town's angry, super-powered youth team, the Liberty Snots. But that's only part of the story, as the finger is finally pointed at the town's traitor, who will do anything to keep his secret


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

EX MACHINA #27
Written by Brian K. Vaughan


Art by Tony Harris & Jim Clark


Cover by Harris


Part 2 of the 4-part "Power Down." As New York City is engulfed by the blackout of 2003, a strange figure emerges from the shadows - an "out-of-towner" who may be able to shed some light on the accident that turned Mayor Hundred into the super-heroic Great Machine.


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

FRIDAY THE 13th #5
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray


Art by Adam Archer & Peter Guzman


Cover by Ryan Sook


What secrets do Crystal Lake and the surrounding forest hold for the elemental monster Jason? Is he a vengeful soul from beyond the grave or the living embodiment of evil and revenge? The teens working at the Camp are finding out the hard way, as a horrific revelation is in store for them all!


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

A NIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET #7
Written by Chuck Dixon


Art by Kevin West & Bob Almond


Cover by Ben Oliver


It's a free-for-all between Freddy Krueger and a thousand-year-old demon from a forgotten people in a big box store turned Aztec temple. But what do the surviving teens really have to fear? The dueling monsters - or each other?


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

TEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE #6
Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning


Art by Wesley Craig


Cover by Darick Robertson


The story's shocking, blood-soaked finale is reached, and only one question remains: who lives?!


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

100 BULLETS #83
Written by Brian Azzarello


Art by Eduardo Risso


Cover by Dave Johnson


Heads roll and blood spills as Dizzy learns exactly what it takes to be a Minuteman - but what the Minutemen learn about her could prove deadly. Meanwhile, Ronnie Rome finds himself on the edge and under the gun in Italy, where his only ally would just as soon keep all the money herself.


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

ARMY@LOVE #2
Written by Rick Veitch


Art and cover by Veitch & Gary Erskine


The Hot Zone Club piles on new members as Switzer's squad of party hearty soldiers continues to get it on under fire - going up against insurgents who have dared commandeer that ultimate icon of Americana: the local mall. Meanwhile, the action heats up back in Edgefield as Swirzer's husband, Loman, is caught with his fingers in the till.


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

AMERICAN VIRGIN #14
Written by Steven T. Seagle


Art by Becky Cloonan & Jim Rugg


Cover by Joshua Middleton


The shocking conclusion of "Wet." Adam's hormones are driving him down the path of no return at the Miss Teen Miami Pageant. It might take an act of God to stop him from committing the mortal sin he's fought to suppress his whole life…and an act of God is exactly what's descending on Miami as Hurricane Marta blows in.


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

CROSSING MIDNIGHT #6
Written by Mike Carey


Art by Jim Fern & Mark Pennington


Cover by J.H. Williams III


Part 1 of the 4-part "A Map of Midnight." With both a new role and a new life in service to Lord Aratsu, Toshi must choose her weapons and begin her hazardous training through a fairy-tale-gone-wrong world like nothing anyone has ever experienced.


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

DEADMAN #9
Written by Bruce Jones


Art and cover John Watkiss


A new story arc begins! Sarah's pregnancy mysteriously terminates, while halfway around the world the wife of a self-absorbed movie producer experiences a seemingly immaculate conception. Brandon hops dimensions in search of answers, but he may only be heightening the danger.


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

DMZ #18
Written by Brian Wood


Art by Riccardo Burchielli & Nathan Fox


Cover by Wood


Part 1 of the 5-part "Friendly Fire." Matty Roth reluctantly landed an interview for Liberty News with an enlisted U.S. solider who's found guilty of a massacre within the DMZ. What follows is a look at how the DMZ came to be, from the perspective of a kid who came from the Midwest and walked right into a nightmare.


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

FABLES #60
Written by Bill Willingham


Art by Mark Buckingham & Steve Leialoha


Cover by James Jean


Part 1 of the new story "The Good Prince." As the title suggests, this new story arc takes a center-stage look at our favorite background player, Flycatcher, the Frog Prince. Still reeling from the surprising revelations about him in our recent Christmas issue, Fly must make his way up to the Farm to see his long time pal Blue and have the most important conversation of his life. Also, Prince Charming has an encounter with Hansel, Totenkinder has an encounter with Kay and the flying monkey has an encounter with the Forsworn Knight.


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

THE EXTERMINATORS #16
Written by Simon Oliver


Art by Tony Moore & John Lucas


Cover by Philip Bond


Concluding the 4-part "Lies of Our Fathers." Laura makes a major career move that puts her in a position to help Henry stop the flood of illegal Draxx into the city's poorest neighborhoods. But how she uses her newfound power could leave Henry's life in ruins. Meanwhile, a new insectile threat approaches Los Angeles.


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

JACK OF FABLES #10
Written by Bill Willingham & Matthew Sturges


Art by Tony Akins & Andrew Pepoy


Cover by James Jean


Things have gone from bad to worse: Jack's lost his wife, he's the target of a very lucky lady, and his profits are headed down the toilet. What could possibly make it worse? Mister Revise and his legion of sinister librarians, that's what.


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

HELLBLAZER #231
Written by Andy Diggle


Art by Leonardo Manco


Cover by Lee Bermejo


Concluding the 2-part "In at the Deep End," by Andy Diggle and Leonardo Manco. Tied to a post with the waters of the River Thames quickly rising around him, Constantine will have to think fast to escape a slow yet brutal mob execution. But when some unexpected visitors show up, lungs full of filthy water are the least of everyone's concerns.


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

HELLBLAZER: THE DEVIL YOU KNOW TP
Written by Jamie Delano


Cover by Glenn Fabry


Art by Mark Buckingham, David Lloyd and others


This volume features some of Constantine's earliest adventures by writer Jamie Delano, including his first victory in the long war with the demon Nergal and an encounter with a strange woman who is the embodiment of the world's horrors, painted by V FOR VENDETTA co-creator David Lloyd.


Advance-solicited; on sale May 9 o 264 pg, FC, $19.99 US


MATURE READERS

SANDMAN MYSTERY THEATRE: SLEEP OF REASON #5
Written by John Ney Rieber


Art by Eric Nguyen


Cover by Tim Bradstreet


The Sandman's combustible comeback concludes! With Wesley's stolen sleep gas, Masad turns himself into a nightmare version of The Sandman, spreading dreams of war. Devastated by Devon's death, Kieran must find the strength to put an end to Masad's all-out apocalypse - which has already begun.


On sale April 11 o 5 of 5 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US o MATURE READERS

TESTAMENT #17
Written by Douglas Rushkoff


Art by Dean Ormston


Cover by Liam Sharp


Part 1 of the new story "Blood Brothers," featuring guest art by Dean Ormston (LUCIFER). Amos and Jake's lifelong bond crumbles as Amos joins a renegade band of Nats who mean to escalate the rebellion to new levels of violence. Meanwhile, Jake usurps Amos's role as the Temple's leader, undergoing a spiritual initiation rite that connects him directly to his Biblical counterpart.


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

LOVELESS #18
Written by Brian Azzarello


Art by Werther Dell'Edera


Cover by Marcelo Frusin


Atticus continues to try his hand at bounty hunting, with some shocking results. As the Federals dig their heels into Blackwater, Ruth finds the hills around the town getting too crowded for comfort. Will her secret be exposed? And what of Wes?


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

THE OTHER SIDE TP
Written by Jason Aaron


Art and cover by Cameron Stewart


A new volume collecting the hard-hitting, acclaimed miniseries examining life on opposing sides of the Vietnam War through the eyes of two young men: Bill Everette, an Alabama farm boy who's been drafted into the Marine Corps, and Vietnamese farmer Vo Dai, who enlists in the People's Army of Vietnam to fulfill his duty to his country. This volume features loads of behind-the-scenes extras, including an introduction by Captain Dale Dye.


Advance-solicited; on sale May 23 o 144 pg, FC, $12.99 US


MATURE READERS

SCALPED #4
Written by Jason Aaron


Art by R.M. Guera


Cover by Jock


With the opening of the Crazy Horse Casino just days away, Gina Bad Horse - Dash's estranged mother - senses that the worst is yet to come, which is only confirmed after a late-night visit from Boss Red Crow. In a fit of desperation, she combs the Rez looking for her son, but the sheriff's got problems of his own - namely, the Boss's daughter.


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

Y: THE LAST MAN #56
Written by Brian K. Vaughan


Art by Pia Guerra & Jos Marzan, Jr.


Cover by Massimo Carnevale


"Whys and Wherefores," Part 2 of 5. As the last man and Agent 355 race toward Paris, the group of women protecting the daughter Yorick never even knew he sired continues to flee the Israeli soldiers led by Alter. Will anyone survive the inevitable collision of these three groups?


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

Y: THE LAST MAN VOL. 9: MOTHERLAND TP
Written by Brian K. Vaughan Cover by Massimo Carnevale


Art by Pia Guerra, Jos Marzan Jr. and others


This volume of the critically acclaimed series collects issues #49-53! Yorick and Agent 355 prepare for their ultimate quest to reunite the last man with his lost love, while the person, people or thing behind the disaster that wiped out half of humanity is revealed!


Advance-solicited; on sale May 9 o 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US o MATURE READERS

THE SANDMAN ABSOLUTE STATUE
Designed by Mark Buckingham


Sculpted by Jim Maddox


From the pages of THE SANDMAN by Neil Gaiman! This limited-edition, hand-painted cold-cast porcelain statue measures approximately 11" tall x 6" wide x 5" deep and is packaged in a 4-color box.


Advance-solicited; on sale September 25, 2007 o Statue o $175.00 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE SERIES 6 ACTION FIGURES
Continuing the best-selling action figure line designed by Alex Ross!


Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base.


Advance-solicited; on sale September 12, 2007 o Action Figures o PI

HAWKGIRL 7.5" (with wings)


GREEN LANTERN ARMORED 7.5"


BATMAN ARMORED 7.25"


SCARECROW 7.25"

NIGHTWING 13" DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE
NIGHTWING is the newest addition to DC Direct's line of realistically proportioned, super-heroic 1:6 scale figures! This deluxe collector figure comes clothed in an authentically detailed fabric costume and includes two escrima sticks and a display stand. Packaged in a deluxe 4-color window box with a 5th panel.


Includes alternate mask.


Advance-solicited; on sale September 19, 2007 o Collector figureo $69.99 US

DC MINIMATES WAVE 5
The DC Universe just got smaller - and more collectible! DC Direct and Art Asylum team up to deliver your favorite super-heroes with a MiniMates makeover! These figures range in size from 2.125" - 2.5" tall. Each 2 pack is blister-carded on a 4-color card. Collect them all!

IN STORES 9/19/07

CAPTAIN MARVEL WITH MARY MARVEL


HAWKMAN WITH HAWKGIRL


GUY GARDNER WITH KILOWOG


RED TORNADO WITH MA HUNKEL

WOMEN OF THE DC UNIVERSE: DONNA TROY BUST
Designed by Adam Hughes


Sculpted by Jack Mathews


Donna Troy continues the amazing line of Women of the DC Universe busts designed by award-winning illustrator Adam Hughes. This limited-edition, hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain busts measures approximately 5.5" tall x 3" wide x 2" deep and is packaged in a four-color box.


Advance-solicited; on sale September 5, 2007 o Bust o $45.00 US

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