PREVIEWS #276 (VOL. XXI #9, SEP11) PREVIEWS PUBLICATIONS PREVIEWS #278 NOVEMBER 2011 COVER ART: The latest projects from DC Comics and another great publisher! Since 1988, PREVIEWS has been your ultimate source for all of the comics and merchandise to be available from your local comic book shop… revealed up to two months in advance! Hundreds of comics and graphic novels from the best comic publishers; the coolest pop-culture merchandise on Earth; plus PREVIEWS exclusive items available nowhere else! Now more than ever, PREVIEWS is there to show the tales, toys and treasures in your future! This November issue features items scheduled to ship in January 2012 and beyond. Catalog, 8x11, 400+pg, PC $4.50 PREVIEWS #278 CUSTOMER ORDER FORM — NOVEMBER 2011 PREVIEWS makes it easy for you to order every item in the catalog with this separate order form booklet! This November issue features items scheduled to ship in January 2012 and beyond. Comic-sized, 62pg, PC PI MARVEL PREVIEWS #99 Each issue of Marvel Previews is a comic book-sized, 120-page, full-color guide and preview to all of Marvel‘s upcoming releases — it‘s your #1 source for advanced information on Marvel Comics! This November issue features items scheduled to ship in January 2012 and beyond. FREE w/Purchase of PREVIEWS FC, 120pg $1.25 COMICS SECTION PREMIER PUBLISHERS DARK HORSE COMICS HOUSE OF NIGHT #1 (OF 5) Kent Dalian (W), P. C. Cast (W), Kristin Cast (W), Joëlle Jones (A), Karl Kerschl (A), Jenny Frison (Cover), and Steve Morris (Variant cover) On sale Nov 9 FC, 32 pages $1.00 / Miniseries Until recently, Zoey Redbird was an average high-school student worrying about grades, boys, and breakouts. But priorities have a way of changing when you are marked as a vampyre, enroll in the vampyre academy House of Night, and have to figure out a whole new social hierarchy, affinities for elemental magic, and physiological changes that make you crave blood. THE OCCULTIST #1 (OF 3) Tim Seeley (W), Victor Drujiniu (P), Andrew Dalhouse (C), Steve Morris (Cover), and Jenny Frison (25th anniversary variant cover) On sale Nov 9 FC, 32 pages $3.50 / Miniseries While harnessing his new powers as the Occultist, college student Rob Bailey must defend himself and those around him from a series of hired Hit mages with unique magical abilities and a serpentine demon known as the Swordbreaker, all determined to kill him and to possess the powerful spell book known as the Sword! ANGEL & FAITH #4 Christos Gage (W), Rebekah Isaacs (A/Variant cover), Dan Jackson (C), and Steve Morris (Cover) On sale Nov 30 FC, 40 pages $2.99 / Ongoing As Angel continues his quest to resurrect the dead by following leads he digs out of the Watcher‘s Files, Faith has second thoughts about supporting his seemingly impossible venture. A new ally warns her to weigh the consequences—good and bad—of Angel‘s endeavor. Meanwhile, amidst clubbing, mentoring, and slaying, Faith has her own concerns counseling a damaged and vengeance-seeking Slayer! There‘s pressure from all sides. Can Faith handle it? BUFFY THE VAMPIRE SLAYER SEASON 9 #3 Andrew Chambliss (W), Georges Jeanty (P/Variant cover), Dexter Vines (I), Michelle Madsen (C), and Steve Morris (Cover) On sale Nov 9 FC, 40 pages $2.99 / Ongoing Spike has heard rumblings. Someone, or something, is coming for Buffy—and now, after she recklessly slipped out of police custody, the SFPD is certainly looking. When Buffy‘s family and friends deny her refuge from the cops, she turns to the streets and slaying, where she discovers there‘s a new kind of vampire slayer in town . . . B.P.R.D. HELL ON EARTH: RUSSIA #3 (OF 5) Mike Mignola (W), John Arcudi (W), Tyler Crook (A), Dave Stewart (C), Dave Johnson (Cover) On sale Nov 23 32 pages $3.50 / Miniseries
While Johann is locked in spectral combat with the spirit of a possessed prisoner of Russia‘s Special Sciences Service, Kate learns about the deserted town of Rampayedik and its mysterious zombie looters. B.P.R.D. HELL ON EARTH VOLUME 2: GODS AND MONSTERS TP Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), Guy Davis (A), Tyler Crook (A), and Dave Stewart (C) On sale Feb 1 FC, 144 pages $19.99 TP, 7" x 10" Between tracking down the vagrant followers of a prescient teen pursued by crablike beasts and dealing with a redneck priest who preaches by way of human mutilation to a trailer park populated by a cult of hillbillies, the B.P.R.D. certainly have their hands full. Can a fractured team wage a winnable war or are they fighting a battle of attrition? B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: Gods and Monsters continues the series Comics Alliance calls ―one of the best books on the stands.‖ Collects B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: Gods #1-#3 and B.P.R.D. Hell on Earth: Monsters #1-#2. BALTIMORE: THE CURSE BELLS #4 (OF 5) Mike Mignola (W/Cover), Christopher Golden (W), Ben Stenbeck (A), and Dave Stewart (C) On sale Nov 9 FC, 32 pages $3.50 / Miniseries With the diminutive devil Madame Blavatsky preparing to curse the bells and damn thousands, will Baltimore choose to save the many or be blinded by his personal lust for revenge? Jailbreaks, our hero face to face with the horrific Haigus, teenage torture at the hands of an inquisitor, and more in the penultimate issue of Curse Bells! WITCHFINDER VOLUME 2: LOST AND GONE FOREVER TP Mike Mignola (W/Cover), John Arcudi (W), John Severin (A), and Dave Stewart (C) On sale Jan 25 FC, 136 pages $17.99 TP, 7" x 10" In the hellish frontiers of the American Wild West, nineteenth-century occult investigator Edward Grey finds himself caught in a showdown with an evil witch, bloodthirsty criminals, and zombie cowboys! EC Comics legend John Severin (Two-Fisted Tales) rejoins the Hellboy line after his stellar debut in B.P.R.D.: War on Frogs! Collects the five-issue miniseries. CRIMINAL MACABRE OMNIBUS VOLUME 2 TP Steve Niles (W), Kyle Hotz (A), Nick Stakal (A), Casey Jones (A), Michelle Madsen (C), and Fiona Staples (Cover) On sale Jan 18 FC, 368 pages $24.99 TP, 6" x 9" Cal McDonald, the pill-popping, alcoholic antihero of the hit Criminal Macabre series, is back! Teamed with his undead partner Mo‘Lock, Cal protects the sin-infested streets of Los Angeles against a growing horde of zombies, vampires, and occultists! This trade collects Criminal Macabre Volumes 4-6, the one-shot story Feat of Clay, ―The Creepy Tree‖ and ―The Trouble with Brains‖ from MySpace Dark Horse Presents, and ―Hairball‖ from Dark Horse Presents #102-#105, featured in color for the first time! MASS EFFECT: INVASION #2 (OF 4) Mac Walters (W), John Jackson Miller (W), Omar Francia (A), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Massimo Carnevale (Cover), and Paul Renaud (Variant cover) On sale Nov 16 FC, 32 pages $3.50 / Miniseries Space station Omega is under attack by bizarre creatures from the center of the galaxy! Aria T‘Loak, pirate queen of Omega, leads the charge against the grotesque invaders, but when the true threat behind them is revealed, Aria is forced to regroup and form a new strategy—or risk losing everything! ORCHID #2 Tom Morello (W), Scott Hepburn (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Massimo Carnevale (Cover) On sale Nov 9 FC, 32 pages $3.50 / Ongoing Orchid, along with her little brother and an unexpected ally named Simon, find themselves in unknown territory after they‘re captured and sold by slave traders. Headed toward the feared Fortress Penuel, Simon must mount an escape plan if he‘s going to rescue his rebel comrades and return the mysterious and powerful mask of General China to its rightful owner—a saint believed to save the oppressed from the wicked Tomo Wolfe. STAR WARS: LEGACY—WAR TP John Ostrander (W), Jan Duursema (P/Cover), Dan Parsons (I), and Brad Anderson (C) On sale Jan 11 FC, 144 pages $19.99 TP, 7" x 10" It‘s an all-out war as the Sith emperor returns from the dead—stronger, more evil, more determined, and prepared to unleash a new secret weapon upon the galaxy! Roan Fel‘s loyalist Imperials, the Galactic Alliance, and the Jedi are all on the defensive—reeling from the attacks by the unified Sith.
But Cade Skywalker has his own plans for this war—all this time spent running from his legacy has finally shown him that he can‘t run . . . and he must stand alone against Darth Krayt! Collects the six-issue miniseries. STAR WARS: KNIGHT ERRANT—DELUGE #4 (OF 5) John Jackson Miller (W), Iban Coello (P), Sergio Abad (I), Michael Atiyeh (C), and Joe Quinones (Cover) On sale Nov 16 FC, 32 pages $3.50 / Miniseries Kerra Holt has her Jedi work cut out for her! As crime lord Zodah the Hutt‘s massive Stormbringer vessels flood Kerra‘s homeworld with rain, she does her utmost to herd the listless inhabitants to the safety of higher ground. Meanwhile, Sith Lord Daiman doesn‘t appreciate Zodah destroying a world that belongs to him! Soon, Kerra will have two armies to fight! STAR WARS: CRIMSON EMPIRE III—EMPIRE LOST #2 (OF 6) Mike Richardson (W), Paul Gulacy (A), Michael Bartolo (C), and Dave Dorman (Cover) On sale Nov 30 FC, 32 pages $3.50 / Miniseries Kir Kanos, the last surviving member of Emperor Palpatine‘s Royal Guards, has been ―invited‖ to join a cadre of Imperial officers intent on returning the Empire to its former glory. Meanwhile, the rising New Republic comes under fire when assassins put Kanos‘s adversary (and occasional romantic interest) Mirith Sinn in the crosshairs! STAR WARS: DARK TIMES—OUT OF THE WILDERNESS #5 (OF 5) Randy Stradley (W), Douglas Wheatley (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Pablo Correa (Cover) On sale Dec 7 FC, 32 pages $2.99 / Miniseries In a desert wasteland, it comes to a showdown. Using Jedi Dass Jennir‘s friend Ember Chankeli as a pawn and his own tracking droid as a secret weapon, cold-blooded assassin Falco Sang believes he has the contest rigged. But what he hasn‘t counted on is not one, but three willing sacrifices. How can you win against opponents who will risk everything? And even if Sang wins, he still has one big problem: Darth Vader! STAR WARS: INVASION—REVELATIONS #5 (OF 5) Tom Taylor (W), Colin Wilson (A), Wes Dzioba (C), and Chris Scalf (Cover) On sale Nov 16 FC, 32 pages $3.50 / Miniseries Queen Nina and Princess Kaye have successfully rescued the refugees from the Battle of Shramar, but the Yuuzhan Vong invaders may still have another win for their tally. Or is there another revelation in store? Meanwhile, on Coruscant, Jedi-in-training Finn Galfridian finds that in trying to prevent an assassination, he may be complicit in one! The next revelation may be about Finn‘s new mentor! KULL: THE CAT AND THE SKULL #2 (OF 4) David Lapham (W), Gabriel Guzman (P), Dan Jackson (C), and Jo Chen (Cover) On sale Nov 9 FC, 32 pages $3.50 / Miniseries With unparalleled military might and the diligent King Kull on the throne, there are few threats to the mighty Valusian empire, but among the top are the snake-men. They have the ability to change their shape to blend in with the populace, striking from the familiar. What, then, could terrify a snake-man? The greatest threats to civilization are just the pawns of a horrible wizard with powers that dwarf the considerable magics of the snake-men. What chance does Kull, a mortal man, stand against a seemingly all-powerful, immortal foe? SOLOMON KANE VOLUME 3: RED SHADOWS TP Bruce Jones (W), Rahsan Ekedal (P), Dan Jackson (C), and Gregory Manchess (Cover) On sale Jan 11 FC, 104 pages $17.99 TP, 7" x 10" Solomon Kane faces two of his greatest foes in Africa! Seeking to avenge the horrible murder of a young girl, Solomon Kane chases the feared swordsman Le Loup across the globe, where he finds the villain in league with Songa, the powerful leader of a deceived jungle tribe. Kane finds an ally in the frail, ancient form of magic man N‘Longa—but will the old, deposed witch doctor really be able to challenge Songa and save Solomon‘s life? Collects the four-issue miniseries. CONAN: ROAD OF KINGS #10 Roy Thomas (W), Dan Panosian (A), Dan Jackson (C), and Aleksi Briclot (Cover) On sale Nov 16 FC, 32 pages $3.50 / Ongoing With Tarantia under siege, Conan just wants to get out of town, but the promise of a reward wins out. Drafted into an assassination plot, the Cimmerian becomes part of the struggle over who will rule Aquilonia, while still protecting the mother and child in his care. But when the plan falls apart, Conan finds himself up against both an army and the palace dragon! CONAN VOLUME 11: ROAD OF KINGS HC Roy Thomas (W), Mike Hawthorne (P), John Lucas (I), Jason Gorder (I), Dave Stewart (C), Dan Jackson (C), and Doug Wheatley (Cover) On sale Feb 1 FC, 152 pages $24.99
HC, 7" x 10" The journey down the legendary Road of Kings is no walk in the park. Being a skilled fighter will only get you so far; you‘ll also need plenty of gold to keep you going. Luckily, Conan and his companions are skilled at separating the wealthy from their spare treasure! But they‘ll have to brave monsters, pursuing guards, and the sword-handed Gamesh if they‘re to reach their final destination. Collects Conan: Road of Kings #1-#6. DARK HORSE PRESENTS #6 Fábio Moon (W/A/Cover), Peter Hogan (W), Carla Speed McNeil (W/A), Filipe Melo (W), Evan Dorkin (W), Jill Thompson (A), Neal Adams (W/A), Steve Niles (W), Robert Love (W/A/Variant cover), and David Walker (W) On sale Nov 23 FC, 80 pages $7.99 / Ongoing Just when you thought it was safe to go back in the comic shop, Dark Horse unleashes another monstrous volume of comics from today‘s greatest creators! Boasting a brand- new story by Brazilian wunderkind Fábio Moon, this volume also features the second of three new Beasts of Burden stories by Evan Dorkin and Jill Thompson! Throw in continuing stories by Steve Niles, Robert Love, David Walker, Carla Speed McNeil, Filipe Melo, Peter Hogan and Steve Parkhouse, and Howard Chaykin, and you‘ll find yourself on the receiving end of another eighty-page dose of ad-free thrills! DOLLHOUSE: EPITAPHS #5 (OF 5) Andrew Chambliss (W), Maurissa Tancharoen (W), Jed Whedon (W), Cliff Richards (P), Andy Owens (I), Michelle Madsen (C), Phil Noto (Cover), and Frank Stockton (Variant cover) On sale Nov 9 FC, 40 pages $3.50 / Miniseries The Rossum Corporation‘s tech-induced apocalypse has spread worldwide. Now that the majority of the population is either a mindless killer or a mindless member of a makeshift army, Rossum is once again directing their attention to capturing Echo. At the edge of Rossum‘s HQ, Alpha‘s small army of ―dolls‖ are also attempting to find Echo—she's humanity's only hope for survival. Meanwhile, in Los Angeles, Mag, Griff, and Zone organize their new recruits to take down a radio tower that broadcasts Rossum‘s Wielder imprint. SERENITY: THOSE LEFT BEHIND 2ND EDITION HC Joss Whedon (W), Brett Matthews (W), Will Conrad (A), Laura Martin (C), and Adam Hughes (Cover) On sale Jan 11 FC, 96 pages $17.99 HC, 7" x 10" The ragtag crew of Serenity—mercenaries, fugitives, and one law-abiding prostitute pursue fast cash and a little peace along the fringes of space. On a scavenger mission that promises a big payoff, they realize too late that they are being played by an old enemy with a grudge. • A new hardcover edition, featuring the extras previously only available in the limited deluxe edition! AVATAR: THE LAST AIRBENDER VOLUME 1—THE PROMISE PART 1 TP Gene Yang (W), Michael Dante DiMartino (W), Bryan Konietzko (W), Gurihiru (A/Cover) On sale Jan 25 FC, 80 pages $10.99 TP, 6" x 9" The wait is over! Ever since the conclusion of Avatar: The Last Airbender, its millions of fans have been hungry for more—and it‘s finally here! This series of digests rejoins Aang and friends for exciting new adventures, beginning with a faceoff against the Fire Nation that threatens to throw the world into another war, testing all of Aang‘s powers and ingenuity! USAGI YOJIMBO #142 Stan Sakai (W/A) On sale Nov 23 b&w, 24 pages $3.50 / Ongoing The rabbit ronin becomes an unsuspecting participant as two lords engage in a dangerous, high-stakes gamble. With a state visit from Lord Hikiji nearing, the lords engage in a game of death and honor in which the whole countryside is the playing field. What a time for Usagi to be in the area . . . THE MIGHTY SKULLBOY ARMY VOLUME 2 TP Jacob Chabot (W/A) On sale Jan 25 b&w, 128 pages $14.99 TP, 6" x 9" Skullboy is back with a second volume of manic fun, and the robotic, rascally Unit 1 and super-smart, simian Unit 2 await his orders. They‘re ready to face any challenge that comes Skullboy‘s way, from dodge balls to monster brawls—but are you ready? Are you ready for necktie-wearing bears in thinking caps, ninjas in tuxedos, police chases, giant squid battles, time-travel showdowns, not-so-evil duplicates, vengeful pigeons, flying dogs, wrestlers, jungle commando clashes, and more? Well, are you?! That dull expression on your face doesn‘t fill me with much hope. Well, when you can finally muster the courage and buck up, fill out that Skull Co. application and wait right here. Our secretary will be with you shortly. BROTHERS OF THE SPEAR ARCHIVES VOLUME 1 HC Gaylord DuBois (W), Russ Manning (A), and Jesse Marsh (A)
On sale Jan 18 FC, 272 pages $49.99 HC, 7" x 10" Young Natongo and his adopted brother Dan-El share a bond much stronger than blood, so when they learn of Dan-El‘s true father and his lost people, they pledge to discover the secret of his birthright together. Their journey across Africa reveals danger at every turn, but nothing to match the shock of finding Dan-El‘s home enslaved by an evil witch doctor. With only each other to fall back on, can the brothers of the spear survive battle, exile, shipwreck, and more to overthrow the usurper so Dan-El can take his rightful place as king? Collecting the backup stories from Tarzan #25–#67! Featuring art by comics masters Jesse Marsh and Russ Manning! EERIE ARCHIVES VOLUME 9 HC Various (W/A) On sale Jan 25 b&w, 264 pages $49.99 HC, 8 3/8" x 10 7/8" Eerie Archives Volume 9 collects issues #42-#46 of the original Eerie magazine run. This volume features classic stories from comic-book legends Richard Corben, Doug Moench, Reed Crandall, and Paul Neary, color covers by Luis Dominguez and Sanjulian, as well as mind-melting contributions from Eerie regulars Tom Sutton, Steve Skeates, Esteban Maroto, and Jerry Grandenetti. Whether traveling through space in ―Someday‖ or trapped in a mad scientist‘s greenhouse in ―The Root of Evil,‖ you‘ll be mesmerized by these timeless tales of horror! This collection also reprints all color stories, letters pages, and articles from the original magazines and features a new foreword by Timothy Truman (modern Creepy, King Conan). NEON GENESIS EVANGELION: THE SHINJI IKARI RAISING PROJECT VOLUME 10 TP Osamu Takahashi (W/A) On sale Jan 11 b&w, 192 pages $9.99 TP, 5 1/8" x 7 1/4" Don‘t say ―crazy‖! The campus culture festival is coming up for the students of Class 2-A, and in manga these days that means not only cosplay, but starting an all-girl band! But what are they supposed to do about the fact that the keyboardist, Shinji, isn‘t, um, a girl? Well, that‘s when it‘s time for a little crossplay! Plus, a special bonus 4-koma (four-panel gag strip) feature! Each volume contains four opening pages in full color, fan art, letters, and giveaways! BRIDE OF THE WATER GOD VOLUME 10 TP Mi-Kyung Yun (W/A) On sale Jan 18 B&w, 184 pages $9.99 TP, 5 7/8" x 8 1/4" Trapped in a luxurious castle on the moon, Soah‘s still separated from her husband, Habaek, who‘s dealing with his own troubles in the Emperor‘s fortress on Earth. Cursed to live in the body of a child during the day—when his elemental powers are weaker—Habaek is also being manipulated by the Emperor of the gods, who wishes to use Habaek‘s powers over water to turn the tide in an escalating civil war! The ghost of Habaek‘s former human bride, his deceptive mother, and a host of bickering, elemental gods are also in the mix, complicating Soah‘s efforts to be reunited with the one she loves. CLASSIC MARVEL CHARACTERS: THE FANTASTIC FOUR #1—MR. FANTASTIC On sale Nov 23 5 1/2" tall, limited to 1,000 numbered pieces Packaged in its own tin box, with a pin-back button and character booklet $49.95 Appearing in 1961, the Fantastic Four was the first superhero team created by writer-editor Stan Lee and artist and co-plotter Jack Kirby. It ushered in the ―Marvel Age‖ of comics and was an immediate success. The first statuette in the Fantastic Four Classic Character series is none other than Reed Richards as Mr. Fantastic. The ongoing character lineup will present these characters as they originally appeared, but they are deliberately different than what is common with a modern Marvel collectible sculpture, with features like a rougher surface texture, visible seam lines, and other slightly ―distressed‖ aspects, such as paint application. Sculpted by Yoe! Studio. DISNEY COMICS & STORIES CLASSIC CHARACTERS #5: THE PHANTOM BLOT On sale Jan 17 6 1/4" tall, limited to 750 numbered pieces Packaged in its own tin box, with a pin-back button and character booklet $49.95 The fifth character in the Disney Comics & Stories series is a classic villain and longtime nemesis of Mickey Mouse, the Phantom Blot. This sculpture is based on the cover of ―Mickey Mouse Outwits the Phantom Blot.‖ The Disney Comics & Stories series depicts the characters as they were originally presented in the comics, but they are also somewhat more rough-hewn than is common, with features including rough surface textures, visible seam lines, and other slightly ―distressed‖ aspects. Sculpting by Yoe! Studio. RELISTS ALIENS OMNIBUS VOLUME 1 OCT098120 $24.99
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WONDER WOMAN #3 Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO Art and cover by CLIFF CHIANG On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Hippolyta, the queen of the Amazons, has kept a secret from her daughter all her life – and when it‘s revealed, Wonder Woman‘s life will shatter like brittle clay. The only one more shocked than Diana by this revelation? Bloodthirsty Hera herself – so why is her sinister daughter, Strife, so eager for the truth to be told? THE FLASH #3 Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL 1:25 Variant cover by JIM LEE 1:200 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. If the Fastest Man Alive is going to capture Mob Rule, he must first tap into his new amped-up super brain to save the citizens of Central City from the EMP that has blacked out the city. Witness a spectacular sequence of out-of-control cars, trains and even airplanes that must be stopped from destroying the city! CAPTAIN ATOM #3 Written by J.T. KRUL Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II Cover by STANLEY ―ARTGERM‖ LAU On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Captain Atom is taking his powers to new heights – saving people all across the world in the blink of an eye. But he‘s not the only one who can move at super speed. Enter: The Flash! And when their paths cross, don‘t expect them to share the secret hero‘s handshake – because Captain Atom may be a bigger threat than any villain. GREEN ARROW #3 Written by J.T. KRUL Art by DAN JURGEN and GEORGE PEREZ Cover by DAVE WILKINS On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T The Jersey Shore of super villains crashes Seattle to stream Green Arrow‘s death over the Internet! It‘s the final fight between Green Arrow and Rush: media maven vs. media star! The whole world‘s watching on their QPhones and QPads. Why aren‘t you? Plus: Queen Industries launches their new initiative – and issues a challenge to the world! THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #3 Written by GAIL SIMONE and ETHAN VAN SCIVER Art by YILDIRAY CINAR Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T When someone tries to create a hero of godlike power, there are bound to be a few bumps in the road. And one of those failed, twisted experiments has been kept in a bunker deep underground, far too dangerous and horrific to be allowed to see daylight. Until the mysterious Zither lets this nuclear nightmare free to kill all of Earth‘s Firestorms! Presenting the shambling horror that was meant to be a savior: Helix! DC UNIVERSE ONLINE LEGENDS #17-18 Written by TOM TAYLOR and MARV WOLFMAN Art by BRUNO REDONDO, HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY Cover #17 by DOUG MAHNKE Cover #18 by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY #17 On sale NOVEMBER 16 #18 On sale NOVEMBER 30 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Hal Jordan is seriously conflicted as he and the Green Lantern Corps arrive at Korugar to ―contain‖ the war between Sinestro‘s Yellow Lanterns and Brainiac – but can they save the planet of innocents caught in the crossfire? And how desperate could things possibly get that would see Hal team up with Sinestro for one final battle?! Then, in issue #18, following the cataclysmic events on Earth and Korugar, the Justice League regroups and begins an exploration of Brainiac‘s abandoned scout ship...will it finally reveal answers or will it be the final stroke of Brainiac‘s plan in conquering Earth? And how far will Luthor go to clear his name and save the planet? DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #3 Written by PAUL JENKINS Art by BERNARD CHANG Cover by RYAN SOOK On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T
Ever since he died and became Deadman, Boston Brand has served the deity known as Rama Kushna, inhabiting bodies to complete missions that she dictates. Now, for the first time, Deadman may have a clue how he can gain some control over his ―life.‖ But the cost may be the souls of the bodies he inhabits! THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #3 Written by TONY S. DANIEL Art and cover by PHILIP TAN On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Using his unique gift for deciphering alien symbols, Carter Hall learns the secets knowledge of his new foe, Morphicius, even as his deadly power continues to grow! Unraveling this mystery is Hawkman‘s only chance to defeat Morphicius before he becomes unstoppable. MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #2 Written by AARON LOPRESTI, KEVIN MAGUIRE and MATT KINDT Art by AARON LOPRESTI, KEVIN MAGUIRE, MATT RYAN and SCOTT KOLINS Cover by SCOTT KOLINS On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 40 pg, 2 of 6, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T When Batman goes hunting for answers Garbage Man might be able to provide, things start to look up for the toxic man. Meanwhile, Robotman follows a zombie trail from Zanzibar to a strange island filled with even stranger creatures, and Tanga encounters an alien monster that might be too much even for her! MISTER TERRIFIC #3 Written by ERIC WALLACE Art by SCOTT CLARK and DAVE BEATY Cover by J.G. JONES On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T With the city of Los Angeles tearing itself apart, Mister Terrific battles the mind-leech known as Brainstorm to stop him from draining its citizens dry. But when a shocking secret from Michael‘s past is revealed, a hero is pushed over the edge. Will this be the end of Mister Terrific? DCU: Superman ACTION COMICS #3 Written by GRANT MORRISON Art by RAGS MORALES, BRENT ANDERSON and RICK BRYANT Cover by RAGS MORALES 1:25 Variant cover by MIKE CHOI 1:200 B&W Variant cover by RAGS MORALES On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. ―Superman, Go Home!‖ In a startling tale only Grant Morrison could bring you, the people of Metropolis turn on their new champion! But why? Plus, shocking secrets from Krypton revealed! SUPERMAN #3 Written by GEORGE PEREZ Breakdowns and cover by GEORGE PEREZ Art by JESUS MERINO On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Superman finds himself beset as a TV reporter at the new Daily Planet makes a case that Superman brings Metropolis more harm than good, while a vicious new foe attacks those nearest and dearest to Clark Kent! Who are all these new villains attacking Metropolis lately, and what deadly secret connects them? Superman‘s not going to like the answer! SUPERGIRL #3 Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON Art by MAHMUD ASRAR Cover by MAHMUD ASRAR On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T The ship that brought Supergirl to Earth – her one remaining link to Krypton – has been stolen! Can The Girl of Steel navigate a strange new planet to find it? And will she uncover the trap set by a deadly new villain in time to save herself? SUPERBOY #3 Written by SCOTT LOBDELL Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN Cover by ERIC CANETE On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T
When N.O.W.H.E.R.E. assigned Superboy to put down an alien prison riot, they couldn‘t have suspected his powers would bring the entire prison down on top of him. Inside the wreckage, he‘ll find a mysterious – and gorgeous – alien who could help him escape… but does she want to? Meanwhile, Superboy‘s handler, Rose Wilson, is about to discover that she is connected to the origin of her ―assignment‖ in a way she never imagined! DCU: Batman BATMAN #3 Written by SCOTT SNYDER Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION Cover by GREG CAPULLO 1:25 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO 1:200 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information. As Bruce digs deeper into the mystery of the recent owl murders, he soon finds himself face to face with a shocking enemy – an enemy the Wayne family has secretly been at war with for centuries. Be there for the first shots of the war for the soul of Gotham City. Friends will become deadly enemies and secrets will be revealed – revelations that will change the Bat-family forever. PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE #2 Written by GREGG HURWITZ Art and cover by SZYMON KUDRANSKI On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, 2 of 5, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Writer Gregg Hurwitz and artist Szymon Kudranski continue their dark examination of the Penguin in PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE. The Penguin runs a vast crime empire that‘s always one step away from faltering, thanks to the interference of Batman. How can Penguin keep Batman at bay and maintain the power and image that‘s become so important to him? And what dark family secrets is the Penguin hiding? DETECTIVE COMICS #3 Written by TONY S. DANIEL Art and cover by TONY S. DANIEL and RYAN WINN On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T He makes dolls out of his victims – and he‘s tired of being referred to in the media as the Gotham Strangler. His moniker is the Dollmaker, and he and his insane family are going to hunt down Gotham City‘s public figures and turn them into the ultimate collectables. As the Dollmaker ups the stakes, Batman finds himself in a race against time – because one of his allies is the Dollmaker‘s next target! BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #3 Written by PAUL JENKINS Art by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND with JAY FABOK Cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND On sale NOVEMBER 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T A wave of fear washes across Gotham City as a mysterious toxin radically alters the bodies of its criminals, sending crazed villains into the streets and stretching the resources of the police department. Can Batman and his vigilante partners follow the clues and uncover the perpetrator‘s real identity? And when one fabled hero is stricken by the poison, the trail will point to the mysterious White Rabbit. BATWING #3 Written by JUDD WINICK Art and cover by BEN OLIVER On sale NOVEMBER 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T Massacre‘s crusade of blood continues, and the only one standing in his way is Batwing, who finds himself fighting alongside a legendary hero of Africa: the mighty Thunder Fall! As more heroes are targeted by this madman, the mystery of why begins to unfold, as does the story of Batwing‘s dark past. BATMAN AND ROBIN #3 Written by PETER J. TOMASI Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY On sale NOVEMBER 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T As Robin does all he can to keep his own killer instincts at bay, Batman focuses his energies on Nobody, the deadly enigma from Bruce‘s past who has arrived in Gotham and is hellbent on forcing him to accept a new world crimefighting view even as he infiltrates the Waynes‘ personal lives. BIRDS OF PREY #3 Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI Art by JESUS SAIZ Cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T