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DC Comics and Vertigo Full Monthly Solicitations for September 2012

DC Comics and Vertigo Full Monthly Solicitations for September 2012

Find out what DC is shipping in September so that your advance bitching about it can be informed and educated.







BEFORE WATCHMEN: SILK SPECTRE #3

Written by DARWYN COOKE and AMANDA CONNER
Backup story written by LEN WEIN
Art and cover by AMANDA CONNER
Backup story art by JOHN HIGGINS
1:25 Variant cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, 3 of 4, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
“San Francisco, baby. The best part of the trip...is the trip.”
Plus: The latest chapter in the CRIMSON CORSAIR backup adventure from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.




BEFORE WATCHMEN: COMEDIAN #3

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Backup story written by LEN WEIN
Art and cover by J.G. JONES
Backup story art by JOHN HIGGINS
1:25 Variant cover by JOHN PAUL LEON
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
“I am a blood brother.”
Plus: The latest chapter in the CRIMSON CORSAIR backup adventure from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.




BEFORE WATCHMEN: NITE OWL #3

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Backup story written by LEN WEIN
Art and cover by ANDY KUBERT and JOE KUBERT
Backup story art by JOHN HIGGINS
1:25 Variant cover by CHRIS SAMNEE
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 4, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
“A man like you loves a mystery.”
Plus: The latest chapter in the CRIMSON CORSAIR backup adventure from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.




BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS #3

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Backup story written by LEN WEIN
Art and cover by JAE LEE
Backup story art by JOHN HIGGINS
1:25 Variant cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
“If a man has the opportunity to do good, he’s obliged to take it.”
Plus: The latest chapter in the CRIMSON CORSAIR backup adventure from writer LEN WEIN and artist JOHN HIGGINS!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.




TALON #0

Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• A new series featuring the Court of Owls’ unstoppable killing machine!
• Meet Calvin Rose, the only Talon ever to escape the grasp of the Court of Owls. This former assassin just wants to live a normal life...but that’s impossible, since he’s being hunted by his former masters!




THE PHANTOM STRANGER #0

Written by DAN DIDIO
Art by BRENT ANDERSON and SCOTT HANNA
Cover by BRENT ANDERSON
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Learn what happened to The Phantom Stranger after the FREE COMIC BOOK DAY story!
• Who has been sacrificed? Who is guilty? Who can save us? And who…is The Phantom Stranger?
• Major players in The New 52 will be introduced in these pages!




SWORD OF SORCERY #0

Written by CHRISTY MARX
Backup story written by TONY BEDARD
Art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT RYAN
Backup story art by JESUS SAIZ
Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• In this new series featuring the long-awaited return of AMETHYST, Amy Winston leads a strange life on the road with her mother. She’s about to learn why it’s all been necessary when she discovers she’s the lost princess of Gemworld — and has powerful enemies hunter her!
• AMETHYST is written by Christy Marx, best known for her work on animated TV series including G.I. Joe, Transformers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and more, as well as the comics series Sisterhood of Steel.
• And in the backup story set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, the monstrous warrior BEOWULF is charged with finding and defeating the evil Grendel.




TEAM 7 #0

Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art and cover by JESUS MERINO
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Threads of the entire DC Universe collide in this new series set in the early days of The New 52 from writer Justin Jordan (The Strange Talents of Luther Strode).
• As Superman emerges, so too does the world’s counter measures against him and his kind!
• Dinah Lance, Amanda Waller, Steve Trevor, John Lynch, Alex Fairchild, Cole Cash, Slade Wilson are Team 7 – and their story will change everything you know about The New 52!




JUSTICE LEAGUE #0

Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by GARY FRANK
Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:100 B&W Variant cover by GARY FRANK
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
• Billy Batson takes center stage in this issue as he unleashes the awesome power of Shazam in a special origin story!
• Also featuring the not-to-be-missed origin of Pandora and the next seeds of TRINITY WAR!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.




AQUAMAN #0

Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• It’s the first appearance of Atlantis – and Aquaman’s first encounter with Atlanteans!
• How will this story of Arthur’s past set the stage for his future? Find out here!




WONDER WOMAN #0

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art and cover by CLIFF CHIANG
1:25 B&W Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• A facet of the past is revealed – and a foe is introduced!
• How did Wonder Woman become a star pupil of Ares?




THE FLASH #0

Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
1:25 B&W cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• At last, it’s the origin of The Flash!
• The loss of his mother put Barry Allen on the road to becoming a hero, but only when he gains his powers will he understand her most important lesson.




THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #0

Plotted by ROB LIEFELD
Scripted by ROB LIEFELD and MARK POULTON
Art and cover by JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERT
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Discover Hawkman’s connection to Thanagar and why he came to Earth!




GREEN ARROW #0

Written by JUDD WINICK
Art by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II and ROB HUNTER
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Oliver Queen is young, rich and reckless…what could possibly go wrong?
• Discover the events leading up to the birth of Green Arrow, and Ollie’s history with Roy Harper!




EARTH 2 #0

Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by TOMAS GIORELLO
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• It’s the tragic origin of Earth 2’s greatest villain!
• Don’t miss Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman in action on Earth 2!




WORLDS’ FINEST #0

Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art and cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
1:25 B&W Variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• It’s the origin of Supergirl and Robin on Earth 2!
• How did their first mission on that world affect their situation as Power Girl and Huntress today?




DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #0

Written by TONY BEDARD, JAMES ROBINSON, ROB LIEFELD and DAN DIDIO
Art by CAFU, MARAT MYCHAELS, TOM DERENICK, ERIC BATTLE and others
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 64 pg, FC, $5.99 US • RATED T
• Five all-new adventures featuring the Blackhawks’ Mother Machine, Hawk and Dove, Mister Terrific and O.M.A.C. in this super-sized issue!
• Featuring the beginning of storylines that will play out across the entire New 52!




THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #0

Written by JOE HARRIS
Art and cover by YILDIRAY CINAR and MARLO ALQUIZA
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Jason Rusch and Ronnie Raymond try to return to civilian life after losing the power of the Firestorm Protocols…but when danger threatens them, will they be able to survive?
• Is this the end of Firestorm?




CAPTAIN ATOM #0

Written by J.T. KRUL
Art and cover by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE
• Captain Nathaniel Adam volunteers for a dangerous experiment that will make him one of the most powerful heroes in the DC Universe!
• How much can man lose before he is no longer human?




ACTION COMICS #0

Written by GRANT MORRISON
Backup story written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art and cover by BEN OLIVER
Backup story art by CAFU
Variant cover by RAGS MORALES
1:100 B&W Variant cover by BEN OLIVER
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
• Don’t miss “The Boy Who Stole Superman’s Cape”
• Grant Morrison weaves the history of Clark Kent’s early days in Metropolis!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.




SUPERMAN #0

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
1:25 B&W Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• Welcome the new creative team of Scott Lobdell and Kenneth Rocafort as they take us back to the days when Jor-El learned the truth about Krypton’s imminent destruction!
• Plus: More on the introduction of the Eradicators!




SUPERBOY #0

Written by TOM DeFALCO
Art and cover by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Mysteries are revealed as we learn Harvest’s reasons for creating Kryptonian clones!
• This bloody chapter of Superboy’s history ties directly into issue #1 of the series – and the future of the entire DC Universe!




SUPERGIRL #0

Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON
Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• On the eve of Krypton’s destruction, who sent Supergirl from Krypton to Earth – and why? The answer is not what you think!
• Plus: Learn the answer to a mystery that’s been driving Supergirl mad for months: Who shot her father, Zor-El?!




BATMAN, INCORPORATED #0

Written by GRANT MORRISON and CHRIS BURNHAM
Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
Variant cover by AARON KUDER
1:100 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
• Batman, Incorporated wants you!
• Batman has a war to fight, but first he must recruit an army to combat the menace of Leviathan.
• See how The Dark Knight assembled his lieutenants!




BATMAN #0

Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Backup story written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
Backup story art by ANDY CLARKE
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
Variant cover by ANDY CLARKE
1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO
“We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover available
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information.
• Bruce Wayne has returned from his worldwide quest to take the law into his own hands!
• This issue reveals the early steps of building everything that surrounds Batman – the costume, the cave, the car, the gadgets!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.




DETECTIVE COMICS #0

Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art by TONY DANIEL and RICHARD FRIEND
Backup story art by SZYMON KUDRANSKI
Cover by TONY S. DANIEL and RICHARD FRIEND
1:25 B&W Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL and RICHARD FRIEND
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• Discover how young Bruce Wayne learned to wield the martial arts, and how a major villain was introduced into his life.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.




BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #0

Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art and cover by DAVID FINCH
1:25 Variant cover by DAVID FINCH
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• Batman takes on the most important case of his career as a detective – who murdered his parents?
• Meet Joe Chill and explore the epic conspiracy to wipe out the Wayne family!




BATMAN AND ROBIN #0

Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Damian’s complicated relationship with his mother, Talia al Ghul, takes center stage.
• Bred to kill and not to care, this is the birth of an assassin!




BATWOMAN #0

Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN
Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
1:25 B&W Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• See how Kate Kane shed her life of excess and disgrace to become the costumed vigilante known as Batwoman!
• Has she truly put her demons to rest?




BATGIRL #0

Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art and cover by ED BENES
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• How did Barbara first become Batgirl? What led to her to don the cape and cowl?
• Witness Barbara Gordon’s shocking injury and her inspiring drive to recover and walk again!




NIGHTWING #0

Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art by EDDY BARROWS, RUY JOSE and EBER FERREIRA
Cover by EDDY BARROWS
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• It’s the origin of Dick Grayson in The New 52!
• From orphan to super hero – it’s all here!




BATWING #0

Written by JUDD WINICK
Art by MARCUS TO and RYAN WINN
Cover by MARCUS TO
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Batwing has been chosen as one of Batman’s main allies…but is he worthy?
• Guest-starring Batman!




BIRDS OF PREY #0

Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Art by ROMANO MOLENAAR
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The first meeting of Black Canary and Batgirl…is not at all what you expect!
• After Team 7, how did the Birds of Prey come to be?




CATWOMAN #0

Written by JUDD WINICK
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• The secret origin of Selina Kyle!
• Major shocks are in store for Catwoman this year – and this is just the beginning!




RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #0

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by DWAYNE TURNER
Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Learn how Jason Todd came back to life after being killed by The Joker.
• Do you really need another reason to check out this issue?




GREEN LANTERN #0

Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY
1:25 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
PROLOGUE TO THE THIRD ARMY!
• The introduction and origin of a surprising new Green Lantern!
• Where are Hal Jordan and Sinestro?
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.




GREEN LANTERN CORPS #0

Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by FERNANDO PASARIN and SCOTT HANNA
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
PROLOGUE TO THE THIRD ARMY!
• The New 52 origin of Guy Gardner!
• Guy’s past has a way of catching up with him, and this issue is no exception!




GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #0

Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by AARON KUDER
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
1:25 B&W cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
PROLOGUE TO THE THIRD ARMY!
• A new team forms as Atrocitus, Larfleeze, Star Sapphire Carol Ferris, Saint Walker, Arkillo and Kyle Rayner prepare for war against the Guardians of the Universe!




RED LANTERNS #0

Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES
Cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
PROLOGUE TO THE THIRD ARMY!
• Don’t miss this secret chapter of the Red Lantern Corps, as the legacy of Atrocitus’s violent past unfolds!
• Witness a prophecy that threatens to change everything!




DIAL H #0

Written by CHINA MIEVILLE
Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI
Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• One of the first users of the H Dial learns a horrible secret that spells certain doom for the future!




JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #0

Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by MIKEL JANIN
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Find out what young John Constantine was like in the early days of The New 52, and meet the villain who plans to kill him and the entire team!




ANIMAL MAN #0

Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by STEVE PUGH
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• What is the secret history of Animal Man?
• Learn how Buddy got his powers!
• Plus: A terrible secret is revealed as “Rotworld” draws closer!




SWAMP THING #0

Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by KANO
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• The mysteries of Alec Holland and Anton Arcane revealed!
• Throughout history, Arcane has slaughtered the champions of the Red and the Green, and only Alec has escaped death – but for how much longer?




FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #0

Written by MATT KINDT
Art and cover by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and WAYNE FAUCHER
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Frankenstein meets his maker…literally!
• Learn how Frankenstein was recruited by S.H.A.D.E.
• What does the future hold for S.H.A.D.E.?




I, VAMPIRE #0

Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO
Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• Witness how Andrew Bennett became a vampire!
• Who was the monster that attacked him? How did his powers develop? And why is he the only vampire able to control his terrible hunger for blood?




DEMON KNIGHTS #0

Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Deep in the past of The New 52, Etrigan the Demon and Jason Blood struggle against Merlin and Lucifer!
• The horrible curse that unite them is revealed!




RESURRECTION MAN #0

Written by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING
Art by JESUS SAIZ
Cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • FINAL ISSUE
• Mitch Shelley discovers the truth of his existence, and even the ability to return from the dead won’t save him!




DEATHSTROKE #0

Written by ROB LIEFELD
Art and cover by ROB LIEFELD
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• What horrors led Slade Wilson to become Deathstroke – the most dangerous killer in the world?
• More on the history of Team 7 and the first appearance of a fan-favorite character in The New 52!




GRIFTER #0

Plotted by ROB LIEFELD
Scripted by ROB LIEFELD and FRANK TIERI
Art by SCOTT CLARK and DAVE BEATY
Cover by ROB LIEFELD
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• What is the dark truth behind Grifter’s powers? Find out in this issue!
• Plus: More on the Daemonite threat, new characters are introduced, and tons of bullets fly!




STORMWATCH #0

Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by IGNACIO CALERO and SEAN PARSONS
Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• The history of Stormwatch’s activities in The New 52 are revealed!
• A new villain arrives, and the safety of the team has never been more in doubt!




G.I. COMBAT #0

Written by JUSTIN GRAY, JIMMY PALMIOTTI and J.T. KRUL
Art by STAZ JOHNSON and ARIEL OLIVETTI
Cover by VIKTOR KALVACHEV
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+
• What exactly was the Unknown Soldier before the experiments that changed him forever?
• The War that Time Forgot claims another casualty in the strangest origin story of them all!




SUICIDE SQUAD #0

Written by ADAM GLASS
Art by FERNANDO DAGNINO
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• What happened to Amanda Waller after the shocking destruction of Team 7? And how did it lead to the creation of the Suicide Squad?




VOODOO #0

Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON
Art by SAMI BASRI
Cover by PAULO SIQUEIRA
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • FINAL ISSUE
• The truth about Pris is revealed at last as she sets off on a mission for vengeance that can only end in genocide!




BLUE BEETLE #0

Written by TONY BEDARD and KEITH GIFFEN
Art and cover by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYER
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Where was the Scarab before it merged with the current Blue Beetle, Jaime Reyes?




ALL-STAR WESTERN #0

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by MORITAT
Cover by ARIEL OLIVETTI
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+
• How did Hex get his scar?
• Jonah Hex’s early life is accounted for...and it’s plenty ugly!




THE RAVAGERS #0

Written by HOWARD MACKIE
Art and cover by IAN CHURCHILL and NORM RAPMUND
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Detailing the brutal abduction by N.O.W.H.E.R.E. of Beast Boy and Terra!
• Learn how the paths of these two heroes will affect the entire team!




TEEN TITANS #0

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• Focusing on the origin of Tim Drake; how a would be Olympic star and computer genius went on to become Batman’s third Robin.
• Plus: The beginnings of Skitter and Bunker.




LEGION LOST #0

Written by TOM DeFALCO
Art by PETE WOODS
Cover by ANDRES GUINALDO and MARK IRWIN
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Don’t miss Timber Wolf’s origin in this special issue!




LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #0

Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by STEVE LIGHTLE
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• A new story entitled “Brainiac’s Original Sin” sheds light on one very important
Coluan child!




BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #6

Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by JORGE JIMENEZ
Cover by DAVE WILKINS
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• These stories are in print for the first time after appearing online.
• ROBIN takes the spotlight in a solo adventure
• It’s fight club – PENGUIN style!
• BANE vs. SOLOMON GRUNDY in a caged death match




BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #8

Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN, DEREK FRIDOLFS, HOWARD
PORTER and NORM BREYFOGLE
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• These stories are in print for the first time after appearing online.
• With BRUCE WAYNE hospitalized, terrorists strike at Gotham City!
• THE LEAGUE returns from APOKOLIPS in defeat and must prepare for
a last stand against KOBRA!




PHANTOM LADY #2

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by CAT STAGGS and RICH PERROTTA
Cover by STEPHANE ROUX
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 4, $2.99 US • RATED T
• PHANTOM LADY’s crusade to avenge her family’s death lands her in the hands of her worst enemies.
• Her tiny teammate, DOLL MAN, is on the way to save her.




NIGHT FORCE #7

Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art by TOM MANDRAKE
Cover by LEONARDO MANCO
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, 7 of 7, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Final issue!
• Their last stand against the evil Kassandra.
• The final fate of the new Night Force is revealed.




THE SHADE #12

Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by GENE HA
Cover by TONY HARRIS
1:10 Variant cover by GENE HA
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, 12 of 12, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. See the Previews Order Form for details.
• The final issue of The Shade’s year-long odyssey is here!
• Learn the truth about one of the most mysterious men in the DC Universe and see once and for all what makes him tick: good or evil?




NATIONAL COMICS: ROSE AND THORN #1

Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by NEIL GOOGE
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The classic DC character Rose and Thorn is taken in a compelling new direction!
• Can a teenage girl with a dark secret, readjusting to life after being institutionalized, learn how to live again?




SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #5

Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art and cover by CHRISCROSS and MARC DEERING
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• These stories are in print for the first time after appearing online.
• SUPERMAN comes face-to-face with high-tech weapons on the streets of Metropolis.
• The hunt for his parents’ killer puts a vigilante known only as “the BATMAN” on a collision course with The Man of Steel…




SUPERMAN VOL. 1: WHAT PRICE TOMORROW?

Written by GEORGE PEREZ
Art by GEORGE PEREZ, JESUS MERINO, NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT
Cover by GEORGE PEREZ
On sale NOVEMBER 14 • 144 pg, FC, $22.99 US
• Metropolis fears him – and The Daily Planet agrees. In this new volume, the young Man of Steel must dodge public scrutiny and stop a monstrous threat to Metropolis – one that he somehow is the cause of!
• Collecting issues #1-6 of the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series!




THE FLASH VOL. 1: MOVE FORWARD HC

Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
On sale NOVEMBER 7 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US
• In this first DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 collection of THE FLASH, Mob Rule wages a campaign of crime across Central City, plunging the city into darkness! The only way The Flash can save his city is to make his brain function even faster than before – but as much as it helps him, it also comes at a steep price.
• Collects issues #1-8 of the original monthly series.




JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK VOL. 1: IN THE DARK TP

Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by MIKEL JANIN
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
• The Enchantress has unleashed a wave of chaos across the globe! Shade the Changing Man, Madame Xanadu, Deadman, Zatanna, Mindwarp and John Constantine may be our only hope – but how can we trust beings whose very presence makes most people break out in a cold sweat?
• Collecting JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #1-6!




I, VAMPIRE VOL. 1: TAINTED LOVE TP

Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO
Cover by JENNY FRISON
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
• For centuries, vampire Andrew Bennett kept mankind safe from the supernatural world thanks to a truce he made with his ex-lover Mary, the Queen of Blood. But that truce has reached a bloody end, and Andrew must stop Mary and her forces from going on a killing spree!
• Collecting I, VAMPIRE #1-6!




ALL-STAR WESTERN VOL. 1: GUNS AND GOTHAM TP

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by MORITAT, JORDI BERNET and PHIL WINSLADE
Cover by MORITAT
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US
• Even when Gotham City was just a one-horse town, crime was rampant – and things only get worse when bounty hunter Jonah Hex comes around in this collection of the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series. Amadeus Arkham, a pioneer in criminal psychology, enlists Hex’s special brand of justice to help the Gotham Police Department track down a vicious serial killer!
• Plus: Don’t miss bonus tales of El Diablo and The Barbary Ghost!
• Collects ALL-STAR WESTERN #1-6!




SUPERGIRL VOL. 1: LAST DAUGHTER OF KRYPTON TP

Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON
Art by MAHMUD ASRAR, DAN GREEN and BILL REINHOLD
Cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US
• Crash-landing on a strange new planet, Supergirl must come to grips with Krypton’s destruction and learn about her own past. But an ingenious foe wants the same information – and will do anything to get it.
• Collecting issues #1-7 of the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series!




THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN VOL. 1: DARKNESS RISING TP

Written by TONY S. DANIEL and JAMES BONNY
Art and cover by PHILIP TAN
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US
• Carter Hall is back as the savage Hawkman! Carter’s skill at deciphering lost languages has led him to a job with an archaeologist who specializes in alien ruins. And his latest discovery is Morphicius, whose deadly power spreads an alien plague through New York City.
• Collecting issues #1-8 of the DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series
!




NIGHTWING VOL. 1: TRAPS AND TRAPEZES TP

Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art by EDDY BARROWS, TREVOR McCARTHY, J.P. MAYER, PAULO SIQUEIRA, EDUARDO PANSICA, EBER FERREIRA and GERALDO BORGES
Cover by EDDY BARROWS
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US
• Haly’s Circus, where Dick Grayson once performed, returns to Gotham City – bringing with it murder, mystery and superhuman evil. To uncover more clues to why a mysterious assassin is targeting him, Nightwing joins the circus’s tour. But as Dick becomes reacquainted with the big top he once called home, he learns there are darker secrets to be discovered.
• Collects NIGHTWING #1-7.




DC COMICS: THE SEQUENTIAL ART OF AMANDA CONNER HC

Written by AMANDA CONNER, GEOFF JOHNS, JUSTIN GRAY, JIMMY PALMIOTTI, JUDD WINICK, BARBARA KESEL, CHUCK DIXON, JAI NITZ and TERRY MOORE
Art by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
On sale NOVEMBER 7 • 304 pg, FC, $29.99 US
• Acclaimed artist Amanda Conner, currently illustrating and cowriting BEFORE WATCHMEN: SILK SPECTRE, is the focus of this new hardcover collecting some of her greatest work for DC Comics!
• This spectacular new hardcover features SUPERMAN: LOIS LANE #1, BIRDS OF PREY #47-49, JSA CLASSIFIED #1-4, SUPERGIRL #12, the GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY WEDDING SPECIAL, plus stories from SECRET
ORIGINS 80-PAGE GIANT #1, THE JOKER: LAST LAUGH SECRET FILES #1, WONDER WOMAN #600, numerous covers and more!




52 OMNIBUS HC

Written by GEOFF JOHNS, GRANT MORRISON, GREG RUCKA and MARK WAID
Art by KEITH GIFFEN, JOE BENNETT, CHRIS BATISTA, KEN LASHLEY, SHAWN MOLL, TODD NAUCK, EDDY BARROWS, DALE EAGLESHAM, PATRICK OLLIFFE, DREW JOHNSON, GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI, PHIL JIMENEZ, TOM DERENICK, JOE PRADO, DAN JURGENS, JAMAL IGLE, ANDY SMITH, DARICK ROBERTSON and JUSTINIANO
Cover by J.G. JONES
On sale NOVEMBER 14 • 1,216 pg, FC, $150 US
”As addictive as any good TV series, any good mystery-novel series, any good comic book series.” — ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY
”Gripping.” — THE WASHINGTON POST
”A compelling, epic story that wound up saving the world five times over.” — NEW YORK DAILY NEWS
• After INFINITE CRISIS, the DC Universe had its most eventful year ever. It was a year without Superman, Batman or Wonder Woman…but not a year without heroes!
• This massive hardcover collects the entire year-long run of the weekly series 52!




BATMAN: EYE OF THE BEHOLDER TP

Written by TONY S. DANIEL
Art by TONY S. DANIEL, STEVE SCOTT, SANDU FLOREA, RYAN WINN and ANDY SMITH
Cover by TONY S. DANIEL
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US
• An aging but wealthy technology developer comes to Gotham City with his beautiful daughter in search of a joint project with WayneTech in this title now in trade paperback!
• When the developer goes missing, Batman finds that his tracks lead to the city’s violent Chinatown, where a deadly gang has taken root.
• Collecting BATMAN #704-707 and 710-712!




THE BATMAN/JUDGE DREDD COLLECTION HC

Written by ALAN GRANT and JOHN WAGNER
Art by SIMON BISLEY, CAM KENNEDY, CARL CRITCHLOW, GLENN FABRY, JIM MURRAY, VAL SEMEIKS and JOHN DELL
Cover by MIKE MIGNOLA
On sale NOVEMBER 21 • 304 pg, FC,$29.99 US
• When Batman crosses paths with the grim and gritty Judge Dredd, things are bound to get ugly! In these tales from the 1990s, the two crimefighters face The Riddler and The Joker and battle extradimensional gladiators.
• Plus: Don’t miss Judge Dredd’s battle with the Main Man himself – Lobo!
• This amazing new hardcover collects BATMAN/JUDGE DREDD: JUDGMENT ON GOTHAM, BATMAN/JUDGE DREDD: VENDETTA IN GOTHAM, BATMAN/JUDGE DREDD: THE ULTIMATE RIDDLE, BATMAN/JUDGE DREDD: DIE LAUGHING #1-2 and LOBO/JUDGE DREDD: PSYCHO BIKERS VS. MUTANTS FROM HELL!




HUNTRESS: CROSSBOW AT THE CROSSROADS TP

Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by MARCUS TO and JOHN DELL
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
• In this adventure set in Italy, Huntress sets out to destroy a deadly human-trafficking and gun-smuggling operation!
• Collecting the 6-issue miniseries leading into WORLDS’ FINEST!




LEGION: SECRET ORIGIN TP

Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by CHRIS BATISTA and MARC DEERING
Cover by TOM FEISTER
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
• In this title collecting the 2011 miniseries, learn why the United Planets was formed, who tried to kill R.J. Brande the first time, what great power could leave entire planets desolate and lifeless, and more!
• Collecting the six-issue miniseries.




GREEN LANTERN CORPS: THE WEAPONER TP

Written by TONY BEDARD
Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US
• The Corps is caught in an all-out war between the Sinestro Corps and the Weaponer and Thunderers of Qward.
• Collecting GREEN LANTERN CORPS #53-57.




BIRDS OF PREY VOL. 2: THE DEATH OF ORACLE TP

Written by GAIL SIMONE • Art by ARDIAN SYAF, VICENTE CIFUENTES, GUILLEM MARCH, INAKI MIRANDA, PERE PEREZ, JESUS SAIZ and DIEGO OLMOS • Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 200 pg, FC, $16.99 US
• As Black Canary confronts her inner demons, the Calculator and new villainess Mortis take their revenge on Oracle.
• Collecting issues #7-13!




SUPERMAN/BATMAN: SORCERER KINGS TP

Written by JOE KELLY, CHRIS ROBERSON and CULLEN BUNN
Art by ED BENES, JESUS MERINO, CHRISCROSS and MARC DEERING
Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US
• In these tales from issues #78-84, Superman and Batman fight magical forces from the past and future.




WONDER WOMAN: THE AMAZON PRINCESS ARCHIVES VOL. 1 HC

Written by ROBERT KANIGHER
Art and cover by ROSS ANDRU and MIKE ESPOSITO
ADVANCE SOLICIT • On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 352 pg, FC, $74.99 US
• At last, the wild WONDER WOMAN adventures from the late 1950s are collected in full color in a new ARCHIVES series!
• Collecting WONDER WOMAN #98-110.




SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE FLASH VOL. 4 TP

Written by JOHN BROOME, GARDNER FOX, E. NELSON BRIDWELL, CARY BATES and FRANK ROBBINS
Art by CARMINE INFANTINO, ROSS ANDRU and others
Cover by CARMINE INFANTINO and JOE GIELLA
On sale OCTOBER 24 • 528 pg, B&W, $19.99 US
• The Flash faces Heatwave, Gorilla Grodd and Captain Cold, and meets Green Lantern, Superman and the Golden Age Flash!
• Collects THE FLASH #162-184.




JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: THE RISE OF ECLIPSO TP

Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by BRETT BOOTH, DANIEL SAMPERE, JESUS MERINO and others
Cover by BRETT BOOTH
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US
• Eclipso returns in these tales from JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #54-60 and JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #43.
• Will the combined might of Batman, Donna Troy, Blue Lantern Saint Walker and even the all-powerful Spectre be enough to stop him?




SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #5

Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• Who is the mysterious PURPLE SUPERMAN?
• Is he trouble? Is he a hero? Does LOIS have a crush on him?
• Why does Superman feel sick when he gets near him?
• And who’s that new intern at the Daily Planet?




GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #6

Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• The Red Lanterns attack – and only HAL JORDAN responds!
• Where are Hal’s fellow GREEN LANTERNS? Have they been defeated in some distant battle?
• You’ll have to read this issue to learn the truth!




SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #25

Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art by ROBERT POPE and SCOTT McRAE
Cover by FABIO LAGUNA
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• Is there anything scarier than a room full of monsters?
• Will Scooby and the gang be able to figure out who the REAL bad guy is?




YOUNG JUSTICE #20

Written by GREG WEISMAN
Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• Following the animated series, it’s now five years later!
• ALIENS have infiltrated the Earth!
• NIGHTWING’s new team includes BATGIRL, BLUE BEETLE, WONDER GIRL and BEAST BOY!




EXTREMELY MORONIC MAD TP

Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 128 pg, FC, 8.125” x 10.5”, $12.99 US
Looking for something silly, weird, and flatout idiotic? Look no more! From the magazine that inspired the hit Cartoon Network show comes this new collection of MAD articles that’s guaranteed* to make you laugh, cry, and dance an Irish jig!
*Jig not covered by guarantee.




WORLD OF WARCRAFT: CURSE OF THE WORGEN TP

Written by MICKY NEILSON and JAMES WAUGH
Art by LUDO LULLABI and TONY WASHINGTON
Cover by WEI WANG
On sale OCTOBER 3 • 160 pg, FC, $16.99 US
A series of grisly, animalistic murders has rocked the walled town of Gilneas. A detective sets out to expose the perpetrators and finds more than he bargained for. Collecting the five-issue miniseries!




HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #3

Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by PHILIP TAN and RUY JOSE
Cover by DAVE WILKINS
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $2.99 US
• HE-MAN and TEELA battle in the ocean against the murderous MER-MAN!
• The high-flying STRATOS lends a hand against EVIL-LYN!




ASTRO CITY: FAMILY ALBUM NEW EDITION HC and TP

Written by KURT BUSIEK
Art by BRENT ANDERSON and WILL BLYBERG
Cover by ALEX ROSS
Both on sale NOVEMBER 28 • 224 pg, FC
HC: $24.99 US • TP: $16.99 US
Every family has treasured memories... and isn’t that what a family album is for? You’re invited to share in some of Astro City’s greatest memories – from the wonder and terror experienced by a family new in town, to a world-famous super hero’s first day at school, to a crimefighter and his wife facing momentous decisions about the future.
Don’t miss this new edition of the classic ASTRO CITY collection, featuring a new cover by Alex Ross!




STIEG LARSSON’S THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO VOL. 1 HC

Written by DENISE MINA
Art by LEONARDO MANCO and ANDREA MUTTI
Cover by LEE BERMEJO
On sale NOVEMBER 7 • 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS
DC Entertainment is pleased to present the official graphic novel adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s “Millennium Trilogy,” brought to life by best-selling mystery novelist Denise Mina and illustrated by Leonardo Manco and Andrea Mutti, with a spectacular cover by Lee Bermejo.
Harriet Vanger, a scion of one of Sweden’s wealthiest families, disappeared over forty years ago. All these years later, her aged uncle continues to seek the truth. He hires Mikael Blomkvist, a crusading journalist recently trapped by a libel conviction, to investigate. He is aided by the pierced and tattooed punk prodigy Lisbeth Salander. Together they tap into a vein of unfathomable iniquity and corruption in this extraordinary adaptation of the first half of the international best-selling novel.




AMERICAN VAMPIRE #31

Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
1:10 variant cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. See the Previews Order Form for details.
The streets of Tinseltown run red with blood as Skinner and Pearl wipe another name off their list, and Pearl gets a terrible shock as she realizes things are not exactly what they appear to be. Paranoia abounds as “The Blacklist”
builds to its horrible conclusion!




AMERICAN VAMPIRE: LORD OF NIGHTMARES #4

Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 5, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Felicia has done everything she can to protect her son Gus from her bloody past, but as their quest to capture and kill the most powerful vampire of all time builds to its terrible conclusion, she realizes protecting him from the past might be impossible – and the truth might be the key to their survival.




FABLES: WEREWOLVES OF THE HEARTLAND HC

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by JIM FERN, CRAIG HAMILTON, RAY SNYDER and MARK FARMER
Cover by DANIEL DOS SANTOS
RESOLICIT • On sale NOVEMBER 14 • 144 pg, FC, $22.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This item is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.
Bigby Wolf takes center stage in what might be the most action-packed FABLES story to date. Bigby embarks on a quest through the American Heartland to find a new location for Fabletown. In his wanderings, Bigby stumbles across a small town named Story City, that, amazingly enough, seems to be populated by werewolves. Who are they and where did they come from? They aren’t Fables, but they sure aren’t normal mundys. They seem to already know and revere Bigby, but at the same time they’ve captured and caged him – but why? Unraveling the many mysteries of Story City may cost Bigby more than his life.




FAIREST #7

Written by MATTHEW STURGES
Art by SHAWN McMANUS
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Cigars, cigarettes and...St. George? Beauty and Beast star in their own mid-century modern detective story set in the smoky clubs and dive bars of 1940s Los Angeles. This stand-alone issue from the guest team of writer Matthew Sturges and Shawn McManus is set in the heyday of Hollywood, where ancient Greek evil shows us that “Everything beautiful leads to ruin in the end.”




FABLES DELUXE EDITION BOOK SIX HC

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM, SHAWN McMANUS, STEVE LEIALOHA, JIM FERN and others
Cover by JAMES JEAN
On sale NOVEMBER 28 • 224 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $29.99 US • MATURE READERS
In this sixth deluxe FABLES collection, featuring issues #46-51 of the Eisner Award-winning series, the threat of the Adversary looms ever closer as the drums of war begin their steady beat. The Fables prepare for battle, but first they must find their would-be commander: Bigby Wolf!




FABLES #121

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and STEVE LEIALOHA
Backup story art by SHAWN McMANUS
Cover by JOAO RUAS
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS
It’s here: the final chapter of “Cubs in Toyland.” The land and its queen are one. In order for the kingdom of Far Matagonia to survive, the Fisher King must choose between the image of the cup and the image of the sword. In either case, sacrifices must be made – but does he Dare?




NEW DEADWARDIANS #7

Written by DAN ABNETT
Art and cover by I.N.J. CULBARD
On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, 7 of 8, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Inspector Suttle prepares to close the Hinchcliffe Case, but the case seems to be closing in on him. Dark secrets that Suttle is in no way prepared for loom from the silence of the past, and he finds he can no longer trust anyone.
Not even himself.




PUNK ROCK JESUS #3

Written by SEAN MURPHY
Art and cover by SEAN MURPHY
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, B&W, 3 of 6, no interior ads, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
As Chris grows up to be a teenager, he starts to question his existence, rebelling against his “captors” in front of the whole world. Meanwhile, Gwen’s depression has Thomas and Epstein worried, but all Slate sees is increasing ratings...




HELLBLAZER #295

Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and STEFANO LANDINI
Cover by SIMON BISLEY
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
In “The Curse of the Constantines” part three, John travels to Ireland to locate his long-lost and probably psychotic nephew, where a cult and an old ghost await. And back in London, a serial killer remains at large, while Epiphany might starve to death at the hands of a strange creature.




HELLBLAZER: THE DEVIL’S TRENCH COAT TP

Written by PETER MILLIGAN Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI, STEFANO LANDINI and GAEL BERTRAND
Cover by SIMON BISLEY
On sale OCTOBER 10 • 200 pg, FC, $16.99 US • MATURE READERS
When Gemma Masters auctions off her uncle’s signature trench coat, she sets off a horrific chain of events in the life of John Constantine. Bleeding apartment walls, a flatulent demon, a suspicious angel and an old adversary await Constantine as he races to find the coat before it sends him back to Hell! Collected from HELLBLAZER #283-291.




SCALPED VOL. 10: TRAIL’S END TP

Written by JASON AARON
Art by R.M. GUERA
Cover by JOCK
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS
The final volume of the acclaimed crime series brings together all the threads laid out from the very beginning for a dramatic conclusion years in the making! Collecting SCALPED #56-60.




SAUCER COUNTRY #7

Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art by DAVID LAPHAM
Cover by RYAN KELLY
On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Last issue we heard from Professor Kidd about UFOs as mythology. This is the story of the Bluebirds, the aircraft enthusiasts who know flying saucers are real – and have been taking them on in dogfights since World War 2!




SPACEMAN DELUXE EDITION HC

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by EDUARDO RISSO
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
On sale NOVEMBER 7 • 224 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS
Brian Azzarello and Eduardo Risso – the Eisner Award-winning creators of 100 BULLETS – return to Vertigo with their new interstellar mystery SPACEMAN, collected here in DC’s Deluxe format.
SPACEMAN tells the story of Orson, a hulking, lonely loser who spends his days collecting scrap metal and dreaming of the star-trekking life he was genetically engineered for. When Orson finds himself at the center of a celebrity child kidnapping case, he sees a chance to raise himself out of his sad life and become a hero, but a hero’s life may not be the life he thought it would be.
This new hardcover collects the entire nine issue miniseries, plus the short story from STRANGE ADVENTURES #1.




DOMINIQUE LAVEAU, VOODOO CHILD #7

Written by SELWYN SEYFU HINDS
Art by DENYS COWAN and JOHN FLOYD
Cover by RAFAEL GRAMPA
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS • FINAL ISSUE
In her journey from fugitive marked for death to Voodoo Queen, Dominique Laveau has run up against gangstas, gods, ghosts, and all manner of things that bump in the dark New Orleans night. Now, at what may be the end of the road, she must make a final life-altering choice and confront her most inimical foe yet: the truth.




SWEET TOOTH VOL. 5: UNNATURAL HABITATS TP

Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by JEFF LEMIRE and MATT KINDT
Cover by JEFF LEMIRE
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS
In this volume collecting issues #26-32, Captain James Thacker’s expedition discovers deadly, centuries-old secrets. Plus, while Jeppard and Gus head for Alaska, things deteriorate for those left at the sanctuary.




SWEET TOOTH #37

Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
The final war is coming. As Gus comes face-to-face with his bizarre and unsettling origins in Alaska, Abbot makes his move, and Bobby’s life hangs in the balance. Meanwhile Singh’s prophecies start to ring eerily true.




THE UNWRITTEN #41

Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by PETER GROSS
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
“What Fell Between.” Let’s take a step back here and find out exactly how Tom and Richie – not to mention the world – got into the mess they’re in right now. The tumultuous events of the missing year, complete with ghosts, vampires and a surprise visit from Madame Rausch, are finally revealed...




THE UNWRITTEN VOL. 6: TOMMY TAYLOR AND THE WAR OF WORDS TP

Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by PETER GROSS, M.K. PERKER, VINCE LOCKE, MICHAEL WM. KALUTA, GARY ERSKINE, BRYAN TALBOT, DEAN ORMSTON, RICK GEARY and GABRIEL HERNANDEZ WALTA
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
On sale OCTOBER 17 • 240 pg, FC, $16.99 US • MATURE READERS
In this new volume collecting THE UNWRITTEN #31-35.5 (including all the half issues), Tom Taylor goes to war against the cabal that has tormented, imprisoned and tried to destroy him.




THE DARK KNIGHT RISES: BANE WINTER BATTLE BUST

Sculpted by Dave Cortes and Paul Harding
After the blockbuster The Dark Knight Rises hits theaters July 20, be sure to pick up this Bane Winter Battle Bust as he prepares for his showdown in the streets of Gotham. This scene-stealing collectible is sure to fly off the shelves! This hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box.
Bane – 6.25” h
$79.95 US
On Sale October 3, 2012
*Allocations May Occur




DC COLLECTIBLES BEFORE WATCHMEN: THE COMEDIAN STATUE

NO LAUGHING MATTER!
As the world burns around him, The Comedian finds a creative use for his Molotov cocktail in this new statue based on the upcoming hit series Before Watchmen! We all know The Comedian’s future, but what mysteries remain in his past?
Sculpted by Mat Brouillard
Statue approximately measures 10.5” high x 7.5" wide x 5" deep $149.95 • On sale October 31, 2012
*Allocations May Occur




DC COMICS SUPER–HEROES: STARFIRE BUST

Sculpted by Jack Mathews
Bursting onto the scene straight from DC Comics – The New 52, Koriand’r finds herself with some unlikely allies – Red Hood and the Outlaws! This is truly Starfire like you’ve never seen her before!
Measuring approximately 6.6” high x 5.7” wide x 3.75” deep, this hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box.
$69.95 US • On Sale October 10, 2012
*Allocations May Occur




DC COMICS SUPER–HEROES: SUPERMAN BUST

Sculpted by Jean St. Jean
A hero for the 21st century, flying straight from the pages of the DC Comics– The New 52! This bust is a prime example of why the the appeal of the Man of Steel is ageless. This looks like a job for SUPERMAN!
Measuring approximately 6” high x 6.25” wide x 4.5” deep, this hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box.
$69.95 US • On Sale October 3, 2012
*Allocations May Occur




ARKHAM ASYLUM DELUXE ACTION FIGURE: TITAN JOKER

BASED ON THE BLOCKBUSTER VIDEO GAME BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM
The Joker never could beat Batman in a fair fight. But amplified on the experimental Titan formula, Titan Joker will give Batman the fight of his life!
Measures Approximately 11.5"
$ 72.95 US • On Sale October 24, 2012
*Allocations May Occur




DC COLLECTIBLES DC COMICS COVER GIRLS: CATWOMAN: DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 STATUE

SCULPTED BY SAM GREENWELL
CATWOMAN STRIKES AGAIN!
Selena scores big in this beautifully designed statue from the DC Comics Cover Girls line of collectables. Featuring her sexy costume from the DC Comics – The New 52. Catwoman is ready to whip the Dark Knight into shape if he tries to stop her!
Statue measures approximately 10.125" inches tall
$99.95 US • On Sale October 24, 2012
*Allocations May Occur




BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE: BANE STATUE BY KELLEY JONES

DESIGNED BY KELLEY JONES • SCULPTED BY RAY VILLAFANE
From Kelley Jones comes the villainous – and venomous – BANE! In the latest from the Batman: Black and White series, this statue’s monochromatic tones pay fitting tribute to one of the Dark Knight’s most powerful enemies.
Statue measures approximately 8.75” high x 7” wide x 5” deep.
$99.95 US • On Sale October 10, 2012
*Allocations May Occur




BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE BATMAN STATUE BY KELLEY JONES (NEW EDITION)

DESIGNED BY KELLEY JONES • SCULPTED BY RAY VILLAFANE
Featuring Kelley Jones’ signature take on the Batman, this moody reissued statue embodies the complexity of Bruce Wayne’s alter ego. Perfectly complimented by the monochromatic tones synonymous with the “Batman: Black and White.”
Statue measures 7.75” high x 4.75” wide x 3” deep.
$79.95 US • On Sale October 17, 2012
*Allocations May Occur




AME-COMI BRAINIAC PVC FIGURE

DESIGNED BY JIM FLETCHER • SCULPTED BY JAMES SHOOP
ASSIMILATE AND DESTROY!
Bent on assimilating all the knowledge of the universe, this tentacled terror with her 12th–level intellect is a danger to all who oppose her. Can anyone stop this villainous vixen?
Packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook, this non-articulated PVC statue stands approximately 8.25” high.
$69.95 US • On Sale October 3, 2012
*Allocations May Occur




AME-COMI HARLEY QUINN V.2 PVC FIGURE

DESIGNED BY JIM FLETCHER • SCULPTED BY JOHN MATTHEWS
The delightful and deliriously demented jester, Harley Quinn, twirls a flaming baton while admiring the cowl of a fallen foe at her fingertips.
Packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook, this non-articulated PVC statue stands approximately 9.75” high and includes a display base.
$69.95 US • On Sale October 17, 2012
*Allocations May Occur



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