DC Comics' FULL January 2013 Solicitations

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BEFORE WATCHMEN: COMEDIAN #5

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO

Art and cover by J.G. JONES

Backup story written and illustrated by JOHN HIGGINS

1:25 Variant cover by GARY FRANK

Resolicit • On sale JANUARY  9 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $3.99 US • Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.

“Well...things got out of hand.”

And don’t miss the latest chapter of the “Crimson Corsair” backup feature from writer/artist JOHN HIGGINS

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS #5

Written by LEN WEIN

Art and cover by JAE LEE

1:25 Variant cover by JILL THOMPSON

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $3.99 US

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the Order Form for details.

“Look on my works, ye Mighty, and despair!”

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

BEFORE WATCHMEN: MINUTEMEN #6

Written by DARWYN COOKE

Art and cover by DARWYN COOKE

1:25 Variant cover by JORDI BERNET

On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $3.99 US

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the Order Form for details.

“You’ll do what I say or I’ll burn this place to the ground and kill every person you know.”

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #16

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO

Backup story art by GARY FRANK

Variant cover by LANGDON FOSS

1:100 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO

“We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover available

On sale JANUARY 23 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Retailers: This issue will ship with five covers. Please see the Order Form for details.

• “THRONE OF ATLANTIS” continues!

• Aquaman can barely hold on against Ocean Master even with the League by his side!

• The United States loses faith in the Justice League and enters the battle against Atlantis, setting in motion the creation of the Justice League of America!

• More on the Superman/Wonder Woman alliance!

• Plus: In the backup story, the origin of SHAZAM! continues!

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

AQUAMAN #16

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art by PAUL PELLETIER

Cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA

1:25 B&W Variant cover by

EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA

On sale JANUARY 30 • 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.

• “THRONE OF ATLANTIS” continues!

• Continuing from this month’s JUSTICE LEAGUE #16!

•Torn between Ocean Master and the League in this penultimate chapter of “Throne of Atlantis, Aquaman is pushed toward an impossible choice!

• The monstrous Trench are back — and they’re hungry!

 

WONDER WOMAN #16

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO

Art and cover by CLIFF CHIANG

1:25 B&W Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG

On sale JANUARY 23 • 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.

• Wonder Woman and her half brother Milan must grapple with the dangerous New God known as Orion!

• What strange alliance has the terrifying First Born made?

 

THE FLASH #16

Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO

Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL

1:25 Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL

On sale JANUARY 30 • 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.

• The Flash takes Grodd into the Speed Force in a last-ditch effort to defeat the mad gorilla! And...he loses?!

• Plus: The Rogues, the introduction of a major villain and a look at the one and only date between Barry Allen and Iris West in The New 52!

 

GREEN ARROW #16

Written by ANN NOCENTI

Art by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II and ROB HUNTER

Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ

On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• Green Arrow must liberate Seattle’s waterfront from the grip of Harrow, a thug who’s running guns into the city!

• Things may seem dire for Green Arrow as he loses his grip on his town and his company — but if he’s going down, he’s going down fighting!

 

THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #16

Written by DAN JURGENS

Art and cover by DAN JURGENS and RAY McCARTHY

On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• Firestorm is Public Enemy #1!

• Ronnie and Jason weren’t exactly getting along before their super-powered alias became a fugitive, so this won’t help matters at all!

• And to make things much worse, Firestorm has been targeted by N.O.W.H.E.R.E.!

 

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #16

Written by MARC ANDREYKO

Art by ROBSON ROCHA and OCLAIR ALBERT

Cover by RYAN SOOK

On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• It’s the finale of the Black Lightning/Blue Devil team-up — and someone’s going to pay a terrible price!

• Is Blue Devil a man in a suit — or a true demon?

• Black Lightning faces off against the hellfire-enhanced gangsters of Tobias Whale!

 

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #16

Written by FRANK TIERI

Art and cover by JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERT

On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• “HAWKMAN: WANTED” crashed to its conclusion!

• Carter Hall can’t escape his past!

• Two worlds collide — with Hawkman caught in the middle!

 

EARTH 2 #8

Written by JAMES ROBINSON

Art by YILDIRAY CINAR

Cover by YILDIRAY CINAR and ART THIBERT

1:25 B&W Variant cover by YILDIRAY CINAR and ART THIBERT

On sale JANUARY 9 • 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.

• The alien war criminal Steppenwolf returns! It’s been five years since he lead the forces of Apokolips against Earth — learn what he’s been up to since then!

• Plus: What is the dark secret behind the last Amazon of Earth 2?

 

WORLDS’ FINEST #8

Written by PAUL LEVITZ

Art by KEVIN MAGUIRE, GEORGE PEREZ and SANDRA HOPE

Cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE

1:25 B&W Variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE

On sale JANUARY 9 • 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.

• Power Girl and Huntress have been searching for a connection to their world, Earth 2, for years, but now they’ve kicked a hornet’s nest of trouble — and the hunters become the hunted!

 

ACTION COMICS #16

Written by GRANT MORRISON

Backup story written by SHOLLY FISCH

Art by RAGS MORALES and MARK PROPST

Backup story art by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY

Cover by RAGS MORALES

Variant cover by PASCUAL FERRY

1:100 B&W Variant cover by RAGS MORALES

On sale JANUARY 9 • 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 details.

• The Man of Steel vs. the worst foe the multiverse has ever seen: Superdoom, a demon Superman from an alternate universe!

• With the Little Man’s true identity revealed, learn more about his plan and why he hates Superman so much.

• And in the backup story, a spotlight on a key moment from Superman’s climactic battle with the Anti-Superman Army!

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

SUPERMAN #16

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL

Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT

1:25 B&W Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT

On sale JANUARY 30 • 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.

• The “H’EL ON EARTH” crossover event takes a shocking turn!

• Guest-starring THE JUSTICE LEAGUE!

• The Man of Steel leads Wonder Woman, Batman, Cyborg, the Flash and Superboy on the final assault on the Fortress of Solitude!

• Can Superman stop H’El when Supergirl is standing in the way?

 

SUPERBOY #16

Written by TOM DeFALCO

Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN

Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• The “H’EL ON EARTH” crossover event continues!

• Don’t miss the assault on the Fortress of Solitude!

• Superboy and Superman turn to the Justice League for help — to evict H’El from Superman’s own home!

 

SUPERBOY ANNUAL #1

Written by TOM DeFALCO

Art by YVEL GUICHET

by EDDIE BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA

On sale JANUARY 23 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

• As the battle to stop H’El rages on, Superman learns the truth about just what Superboy is...But is it the whole truth?

• Rose Wilson of The Ravagers crashes back into Superboy’s life — and she’s got some dangerous new ideas about his destiny!

• And if you thought the drama between Superboy and Superman was intense...Just wait until Rose’s father enters the mix!

 

SUPERGIRL #16

Written by MIKE JOHNSON

Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR

On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• The “H’EL ON EARTH” crossover event continues!

• The assault on the Fortress of Solitude rages on!

• Supergirl finds herself having to defend H’El from Superman, Superboy and the Justice League!

 

TALON #4

Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV

Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH

1:25 Variant cover by MIKE CHOI

1:100 B&W Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH

On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.

• Talon battles his past and future in Metropolis!

• Things are getting tense for Calvin Rose as he tries to escape Metropolis without losing the reason he left the Court of Owls in the first place. But standing in his way is one of the Court’s most lethal weapons!

 

BATMAN #16

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 JOCK

Cover by GREG CAPULLO

Variant cover by AARON KUDER

1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO

On sale JANUARY 16 • 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.

• “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” continues!

• Batman heads into his showdown with The Joker as the madman’s plan is finally revealed – in Arkham Asylum!

• It all lead’s into next month’s terrifying conclusion!

• And in the backup story, in the midst of The Joker’s assault on Batman and his allies, get a secret glimpse into what started The Crown Prince of Crime on his horrifying journey!

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #7

Written by GRANT MORRISON

Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL

1:00 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $3.99 US

Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information.

• The fight to reclaim Gotham City begins!

• Batman, Inc., takes the offensive against Talia and Leviathan!

• It’s Damian vs. Heretic — and if Damian loses, the city dies!

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #16

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” continues here!

• Has The Joker broken Damian? Has Batman’s son met his fate at the hands of The Clown Prince of Crime?

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN ANNUAL #1

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES

Cover by MIKE CHOI

On sale JANUARY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

• Robin leads Batman on an unrelenting hunt across the globe for family secrets that promise to change them both forever.

• If you think you know Bruce Wayne...think again!

 

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #16

Written by GREGG HURWITZ

Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER

1:25 B&W Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER

On sale JANUARY 30 • 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 new series artist Ethan Van Sciver!

• Do you dare journey into the twisted world of the Mad Hatter?

• Batman has discovered a trail of bodies but no leads as he realizes that this is unlike any Mad Hatter case he’s seen before.

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #16

Written by JOHN LAYMAN

Art and cover by JASON FABOK

Backup story art by ANDY CLARKE

1:25 B&W Variant cover by JASON FABOK

On sale JANUARY 9 • 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 details.

• A “Death of the Family” tie-in issue!

• As The Joker continues to wreak havoc on The Dark Knight and his allies, Batman is forced to cut a deal with The Penguin…one that will come back to haunt both of them when a new villain interferes!

• And in the backup story, Ignatius Ogivly usurps The Penguin’s throne and decides to lead the underworld crimelords in The Penguin’s place!

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

BATGIRL #16

Written by GAIL SIMONE

Art and cover by ED BENES

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” continues here!

• In this issue you are invited to the wedding of Barbara Gordon and The Joker!

• The entire Gordon family is on hand for the most terrifying nuptials of all time!

 

BATWOMAN #16

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 JANUARY 23 • 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.

• This issue guest-stars everybody!

• In this penultimate chapter, everything that’s been happening in BATWOMAN comes to a head!

• Plus, a new hero is introduced, and Wonder Woman fights monsters!

 

CATWOMAN #16

Written by ANN NOCENTI

Art and cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA

On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• Catwoman is possessed by the power of Eclipso!

• Selina may be able to fight her way out of the Black Room, but what will be left of her soul if she does?

• And find out the shocking identity of the person who hired Catwoman to steal the diamond in the first place!

 

BIRDS OF PREY #16

Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI

Art and cover by ROMANO MOLENAAR and VICENTE CIFUENTES

On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• The team gets a deadly new member in the form of Strix, a former Talon from the Court of Owls!

• Who is she and what does her appearance mean for the rest of the Birds?

• Plus: Something goes terribly wrong for Black Canary...

 

BATWING #16

Written by FABIAN NICIEZA

Art by ALLAN JEFFERSON

Cover by SIMON BISLEY

On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• David refuses one bribe too many, and now the police have issued a hit on him!

• It’s Batwing vs. the correct police force of Tinasha!

• Can Batwing save his alter ego and the innocents who may be caught in the crossfire?

 

NIGHTWING #16

Written by KYLE HIGGINS

Art by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA

Cover by EDDY BARROWS

On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• A “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in!

• After the shocking events of last issue, it didn’t seem like things could get much worse for Nightwing, but when The Joker’s involved that’s never a safe bet!

• Dick’s past is about to burn down around him – literally!

 

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #16

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL

Art by TIMOTHY GREEN II

Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT

On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” continues here!

• Ties in to this month’s TEEN TITANS #16!

• Tim Drake and Jason Todd have to survive a confrontation with The Joker and stop their respective teams from killing each other.

• Considering how well they have worked together in the past, that shouldn’t be a problem, right? RIGHT?

 

GREEN LANTERN #16

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY

Cover by DOUG MAHNKE

1:25 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE

On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $3.99 US

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.

• “RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY” marches toward its conclusion as Simon Baz meets his fellow Green Lantern for the first time, just as the Corps teeters on absolute destruction!

• The Guardians of the Universe make their next move exploiting the power of the First Lantern.

• Plus: What’s happened to Hal Jordan and Sinestro since they’ve been sucked into the Dead Zone?

• The end of the Guardians’ control over the Corps is near as we prepare for the next big epic!

This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

RED LANTERNS #16

Written by PETER MILLIGAN

Art and cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA

1:25 B&W Variant cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA

On sale JANUARY 30 • 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.

• “RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY” continues!

• As battle lines are drawn, Atrocitus raises an army of unimaginable power…and it’s not the Red Lanterns!

• More tension builds between Bleez and Rankorr while on their mission to Earth!

• Plus: What is Dex-Starr’s quest?

 

GREEN LANTERN CORPS ANNUAL #1

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art and cover by CHRISCROSS

On sale JANUARY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

•“RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY” ends here!

• Thanks to the Third Army, the Guardians have shut down the Green Lantern Corps!

• Everything from the GREEN LANTERN comics from the past few months has been building to this.

• Get ready for a go-for-broke ending, which sets up the next great GREEN LANTERN event!

 

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #16

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and SCOTT HANNA

Cover by CAFU

1:25 B&W Variant cover by CAFU

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• “RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY” continues!

• All hell is breaking loose as John and Fatality battle the Third Army and the Guardians unleash horror on Oa!

• And not to be left out of the mayhem and chaos, Guy Gardner breaks out of jail — with a little help from Earth’s newest Green Lantern, Simon Baz!

 

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #16

Written by TONY BEDARD

Art and cover by AARON KUDER

1:25 B&W Variant cover by AARON KUDER

On sale JANUARY 23 • 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.

• “RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY” continues!

• As Kyle Rayner begins to master the spectrum of Lantern powers, the Third Army attacks!

 

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS ANNUAL #1

Written by KEITH GIFFEN

Art by SCOTT KOLINS and ANDREI BRESSAN

Cover by SCOTT KOLINS

On sale JANUARY 9 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

• By a Green Lantern — betrayed!

• A mission to recruit allies against the unstoppable Third Army goes horribly wrong when Jediah Caul, a deep-cover GL, shows his true colors!

• This issue leads directly into the new epic THE HUNTED, featured in the new series THRESHOLD, also in January!

 

THE PHANTOM STRANGER #4

Written by DAN DIDIO

Art by BRENT ANDERSON and PHILIP TAN

Cover by BRENT ANDERSON

1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRENT ANDERSON

On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

• John Constantine and Justice League Dark are about to learn the hard way why it’s never a good idea to make the Phantom Stranger angry!

• But why do the defenders against the dark arts need the Stranger’s presence in the first place?

 

SWORD OF SORCERY #4

Written by CHRISTY MARX

Backup story written by MARC ANDREYKO

Guest art by TRAVIS MOORE

Backup story art by ANDREI BRESSAN

Cover by WALTER SIMONSON

1:25 B&W Variant cover by WALTER SIMONSON

On sale JANUARY 23 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

• Amaya travels home to Earth from Gemworld only to find new trouble! What will happen to her powers when she becomes Amy Winston again?

• Guest-starring John Constantine!

• And in the new backup story, enter a world of modern magic and terror with Stalker, the man without a soul!

 

ANIMAL MAN #16

Written by JEFF LEMIRE

Art by STEVE PUGH, TIMOTHY GREEN II and JOSEPH SILVER

Cover by STEVE PUGH

On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• “ROTWORLD: THE RED KINGDOM” part four!

• Animal Man has Constantine, Steel, Black Orchid, Beast Boy, Frankenstein and a whole army of patchwork men and women at his back — but is that enough to go up against Anton Arcane at the heart of the Rot?

• Team Red sets off for Metropolis to recruit a powerful new ally!

 

SWAMP THING #16

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• “ROTWORLD: THE GREEN KINGDOM” races toward its epic conclusion!

• It’s Swamp Thing vs. Rotmonster as Superman as Arcane’s ultimate plan is revealed!

• What sacrifice must Swamp Thing make to cleanse the Earth of the Rot?

• And what secret did Batman leave behind in the ruins of Gotham City?

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #16

Written by JEFF LEMIRE and RAY FAWKES

Art and by MIKEL JANIN

On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• The team is trapped on a magic-less planet that makes a horrible mockery of their powers!

• With time running out, Tim Hunter may be the team’s last chance to escape…if Steve Trevor doesn’t seal their fate first!

• Keep an eye out for a new character based on a winning design from SyFy’s popular show Face Off!

 

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #16

Written by MATT KINDT

Art and cover by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and WAYNE FAUCHER

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE

• Don’t miss this final issue finale!

• Frankenstein and his team of misfit S.H.A.D.E. agents are sent in to stop a group of superpowered biological terrorists from detonating a

dirty bomb in Central City!

 

DIAL H #8

Written by CHINA MIEVILLE

Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and DAN GREEN

Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND

On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• The Centipede creeps in and strikes!

• Nelson and Roxie are on the trail to unlock the mysteries of the H-dial while being stalked by the mysterious Centipede, who may have the answers they are looking for...and his own dark and deadly motivations.

• Everything combusts when Flame War appears and ignites a confrontation that must be read to be believed!

 

DEMON KNIGHTS #16

Written by ROBERT VENDITTI

Art by BERNARD CHANG

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• It’s the DC debut of new writer Robert Venditti (X-O Manowar, The Surrogates)!

• It’s been thirty years since the Demon Knights last rode together — and they’re less than happy to see each other!

• What has happened during this time? Who lives? Who’s dead? Who’s going to stop the massive vampire invasion that threatens all life? The Demon Knights had better find some answers fast!

 

I, VAMPIRE #16

Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV

Art by DENNIS CALERO

Cover by ALEX GARNER

On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• The true origin of vampires in The New 52 is revealed here through the life and times of Cain!

• Andrew’s plans as King of Vampires are coming together, and that’s not good for humanity.

 

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TEAM 7 #4

Written by JUSTIN JORDAN

Art by JESUS MERINO

Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT

1:25 B&W Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Order Form for details.

• At last, it’s the secret origin of Deathstroke!

• The team clashes with Eclipso – and Slade Wilson!

• Witness the beginnings of the Black Room from Justice League!

 

THRESHOLD #1

Written by KEITH GIFFEN

Art by TOM RANEY

Backup story art by SCOTT KOLINS

Cover by HOWARD PORTER and JOHN DELL

1:100 Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT

On sale JANUARY 16 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.

• Introducing THE HUNTED, spinning directly out of this month’s GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS ANNUAL #1!

• Featuring the New 52 gallery of space heroes: The Star Rovers, Star Hawkins, Space Cabbie, Tom Tomorrow, Captain K’Rot, and Star Ranger!

• Also introducing Jediah Caul, a disgraced Green Lantern stripped of his power ring, who is hunted for sport on a televised reality show!•

• LARFLEEZE steals the spotlight in his first ongoing series of backup stories! What happens when Larfleeze, the ultimate hoarder, is robbed...of everything!

 

DEATHSTROKE #16

Written by JUSTIN JORDAN

Art and cover by SCOTT CLARK

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• The sins of the father come back to haunt Slade — now, tremble before the might of Jericho!

 

ALL-STAR WESTERN #16

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art by MORITAT

Backup story art by PHIL WINSLADE

Cover by WALTER SIMONSON

On sale JANUARY 30 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

• Hex is being driven mad as he recuperates at Dr. Arkham’s house, where he meets more of the Arkham family than anyone would ever want to — until an uninvited guest drops by, and it’s an all-out brawl as Hex tries to take Hyde out and get the Black Diamond!

• And in the backup story, Tomahawk leads a gathering of Native American tribes in a final stand to protect their homeland.

 

GRIFTER #16

Written by FRANK TIERI

Art by MARAT MYCHAELS and DAVE BEATY

Cover by SCOTT CLARK

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE

• The conspiracy surrounding Cole Cash has unraveled — and you won’t believe who stands at the center of it all!

 

STORMWATCH #16

Written by PETER MILLIGAN

Art and cover by WILL CONRAD

On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• Midnighter must die!

• The unthinkable happens when StormWatch’s mission to capture the renegade Midnighter turns into an assassination plot!

• Don’t miss the stunning (and permanent) transformation of a StormWatch member!

 

BLUE BEETLE #16

Written by TONY BEDARD

Art by MARCIO TAKARA

Cover by FREDDIE E. WILLIAMS II

On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE

• This final-issue epic leads into the new DCU series THRESHOLD!

• Blue Beetle is betrayed!

• What is “The Hunted”?

• The secrets of Sky Witness’s origin are revealed!

 

SUICIDE SQUAD #16

Written by ADAM GLASS

Art by HENRIK JOHNSON and SANDU FLOREA

Cover by KEN LASHLEY

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• After a torturous few missions, the team resets under Amanda Waller’s watch.

• Something is terribly wrong under the surface: power plays, ulterior motives, malfunctioning powers and team members who won’t stay dead? What’s going on?

 

TEEN TITANS #16

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL

Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH

1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND

On sale JANUARY 30 • 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 “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” tie-in!

• Our heroes learn a lesson they’ll never forget as Arsenal takes control in Red Robin’s absence!

• Mirroring the events of RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #16, Jason Todd and Tim Drake must rely on each other to survive The Joker’s attack!

• Plus: It’s the return of Raven!

 

THE RAVAGERS #8

Written by MICHAEL ALAN NELSON

Art by IG GUARA and NORM RAPMUND

Cover by PATRICK GLEASON and TOM NGUYEN

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• Welcome new series writer Michael Alan Nelson (Fall of Cthulhu, 28 Days Later)!

• Rose Wilson and Warblade are hunting a rogue Ravager when it accidentally infects an entire community!

• What happens here will affect their future with the Colony forever!

 

LEGION LOST #16

Written by TOM DeFALCO

Art by ANDRES GUINALDO and MARK IRWIN

Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T • FINAL ISSUE

• Superboy and The Ravagers guest-star!

• In order to save billions of lives, the Lost Legionnaires must decide if they are willing to sacrifice millions when they detonate a bomb that will destroy the alien machine from Daggor!

• Plus, more on the origin of Harvest!

 

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #16

Written by PAUL LEVITZ

Art by SCOTT KOLINS

Cover by STEVE LIGHTLE

On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• Political tension builds as the next Legion Election is on the horizon!

• The Legion is about to have a new leader…and the Fatal Five is about to return!

• Validus escapes from his inescapable prison!

 

DC COMICS ARROW #3

Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM and ANDREW KREISBERG

Art by MIKE GRELL, SERGIO SANDOVAL and JORGE JIMENEZ

Cover by PHIL HESTER

On sale JANUARY 30 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• The first time in print for these digital first adventures, based on the CW TV show!

• In this action-packed issue, The Arrow continues his crusade against the underworld of Starling City!

• But Oliver’s resolve is tested as his secret identity puts him at odds with those closest to him...

 

AME-COMI GIRLS #4: FEATURING

POWER GIRL

Written by JUSTN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art by MIKE BOWDEN

Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO

On sale JANUARY 16 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• The first time in print for these digital-first stories.

• Part 4 of the first Ame-Comi story line!

• An all-female Manhunter force is out to destroy Power Girl!

• Plus: A long-lost relative arrives in Kansas.

 

HUMAN BOMB #2

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art and cover by JERRY ORDWAY

On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 4, $2.99 US • RATED T

• John discovers the secrets of his metahuman gene.

• Who are the Men in Black?

 

JSA: LIBERTY FILES – THE WHISTLING SKULL #2

Written by B. CLAY MOORE

Art and cover by TONY HARRIS

On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T

• The previous Whistling Skull vanished in Japan, but where is his body?

• Back in Nazi-occupied Europe, the mystery of the missing villagers deepens.

• And Nigel and William encounter an eerie sideshow at Der Karneval.

 

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #12

Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS

Art by HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY, NORM BREYFOGLE and BEN CALDWELL

Cover by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY

On sale JANUARY 30 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• The first time in print for these digital-first stories.

• The penultimate chapter of the “10,000 Clowns” Batman Beyond epic is here!

• Don’t miss the Beyond debuts of not one but TWO legendary DC characters! (Here’s a hint: one of them is Lobo—because he’d want you to know, anyway.)

• Plus: A look at Barda’s origin from guest artist Ben Caldwell!

 

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #10

Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS

Art by BRUNO REDONDO and DAVID LOPEZ

Cover by DAVE WILKINS

On sale JANUARY 16 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• The first time in print for these digital-first stories based on the hit video game Batman: Arkham City.

• The Penguin recruits Deadshot to end his rivalry with The Joker!

• The origin of Deadshot is revealed!

 

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #4

Written by T.J. FIXMAN, ANDREW DABB and JONATHAN LARSEN

Art by CHRISTOPHER MITTEN, GIORGIO PONTRELLI and TAN ENG HUAT

Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK

On sale JANUARY 9 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• The first time in print for these digital-first stories.

• There’s a new crime fighter in town, and he’s captured The Joker!

• When a new Batman movie begins filming in Gotham City, it brings out the crazies—literally!

• Plus: Two-Face unveils his most diabolical plan yet!

 

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #9

Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER • Art by JORGE JIMENEZ

Cover by SCOTT KOLINS

On sale JANUARY 9 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• The first time in print for these digital-first stories.

• An old friend returns to the series with a new look. What terrible secret is he carrying?

• The secret of “Earth Two” Chloe is revealed.

 

JOE KUBERT PRESENTS #4

Written and illustrated by JOE KUBERT, SAM GLANZMAN and BRIAN BUNIAK

Cover by JOE KUBERT

On sale JANUARY 30 • 48 pg, no interior ads, FC, 4 of 6, $4.99 US • RATED T

• The Redeemer heads out West for a post-Civil War adventures and encounters Firehair!

• Sam Glanzman’s experiences aboard the U.S.S. Stevens take off on a mystical tangent, and Angel and the Ape return in a brawl!

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CATWOMAN VOL. 2: DOLLHOUSE TP

Written by JUDD WINICK

Art by GUILLEM MARCH, ADRIANA MELO, MARIAH BENES and JULIO FERREIRA

Cover by GUILLEM MARCH

On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

• Teaming with a new partner called Spark, Catwoman is out to take Gotham City — literally! But when Catwoman runs into Dollhouse, a psychotic who kidnaps children from the streets of Gotham City, a rage awakens in her that not even she knew existed!

• Collects CATWOMAN #7-12.

 

BATMAN VOL. 2: CITY OF OWLS HC

Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV

Art by GREG CAPULLO, JONATHAN GLAPION, JASON FABOK, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, BECKY CLOONAN and ANDY CLARKE

Cover by GREG CAPULLO

On sale MARCH 20 • 208 pg, FC, $24.99 US

• After a series of deadly discoveries, Bruce Wayne has learned that the Court of Owls is real — and a deadly threat out to control Gotham City!

• Unleashing their deadly assassins known as the Talons, Batman must stop the insidious Court of Owls before they claim the city for their own. In doing so, The Dark Knight will uncover dark secrets — not just about the city he’s sworn to protect, but about the history of the Wayne family.

• Collects BATMAN #8-12 and BATMAN ANNUAL #1.

 

EARTH 2 VOL. 1: THE GATHERING HC

Written by JAMES ROBINSON

Art by NICOLA SCOTT, TREVOR SCOTT and EDUARDO PANSICA

Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO

On sale MARCH 13 • 160 pg, FC, $22.99 US

• Who are the heroes of Earth 2? When the Batman, Wonder Woman and Superman of Earth 2 fall in battle, it’s up to a new breed of heroes to come together to combat the returning evil of Apokolips!

• Collects issues #1-6 of the red-hot DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series!

 

BATGIRL VOL. 1: THE DARKEST REFLECTION TP

Written by GAIL SIMONE

Art by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES

Cover by ADAM HUGHES

On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

• The hit DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 series that brought BARBARA

GORDON back as Batgirl is collected in trade paperback!

• Collects the new BATGIRL #1-6!

 

STORMWATCH VOL. 2: ENEMIES OF THE EARTH TP

Written by PETER MILLIGAN and PAUL JENKINS

Art by IGNACIO CALERO, JULIO FERREIRA, DANIEL HDR, SEAN PARSONS, MIGUEL SEPULVEDA and WILL CONRAD

Cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA

On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

• Stormwatch struggles against the threat of the Gravity Miners, and the Martian Manhunter quits the team – but not without a fight!

• Collects STORMWATCH #7-12 and RED LANTERNS #10.

 

VOODOO VOL. 2: THE KILLER IN ME TP

Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON

Art by SAMI BASRI

Cover by PAULO SIQUEIRA

On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

• Black Razor Agent Fallon has Voodoo cornered! Now it’s time for revenge. But it’s up to Voodoo to decide if she’s going to be a hero or a villain! Plus, Pris is forced to confront exactly what she has become after being experimented on by the Daemonites.

• Collects VOODOO #7-12 and 0.

 

SUICIDE SQUAD VOL. 2: BASILISK RISING TP

Written by ADAM GLASS, DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING

Art by

FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO, FERNANDO DAGNINO, CARLOS RODRIGUEZ, ANDRES GUINALDO and JESUS SAIZ

Cover by KEN LASHLEY

On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US

• As the team tries to recover from their disastrous Gotham City mission, a traitor stalks the Squad! His mission: Assassinate Amanda Waller, expose the Squad and leave Task Force X in ruins!

• Collects SUICIDE SQUAD #8-13 and #0 and RESURRECTION MAN #9.

 

IMPULSE VOL. 1: RUNS IN THE FAMILY TP

Written by MARK WAID

Art and cover by HUMBERTO RAMOS and WAYNE FAUCHER

On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US

• In this new edition of Impulse’s adventures by writer Mark Waid, the teen speedster meets teen villain White Lightning, Blockbuster, and, from the 30th century, Legion of Super-Heroes member XS.

• Collects IMPULSE #1-6, 8-9 and 12-13.

 

GREEN ARROW: SALVATION TP

Written by J.T. KRUL and JASON PATRICK

Art by DIOGENES NEVES and AGUSTIN PADILLA

Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON

On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US

• After the events of BRIGHTEST DAY, Green Arrow defends the forest in the middle of Star City as a modern day Robin Hood from all that would do it harm.

• Collects GREEN ARROW #8-15.

 

THE SHADE TP

Written by JAMES ROBINSON

Art by CULLY HAMNER, DARWYN

COOKE, J. BONE, JAVIER PULIDO, JILL THOMPSON, FRAZER IRVING and GENE HA

Cover by TONY HARRIS

On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 280 pg, FC, $19.99 US

• An attack in Opal City kicks off a globe-hopping, centuries-spanning quest that will irrevocably change The Shade’s life and shed light on his true origin!

• Collects the 12-issue miniseries.

 

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SGT. ROCK VOL. 4 TP

Written by ROBERT KANIGHER

Art by JOE KUBERT, RUSS HEATH and JACK ABEL

Cover by JOE KUBERT

On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 520 pg, B&W, $19.99 US

• In these tales, Sgt. Rock meets ace pilot Johnny Cloud, is taken prisoner by German forces, and leads a team of youthful soldiers into action.

• Collects OUR ARMY AT WAR #181-216.

 

BATMAN: THE BLACK MIRROR TP

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art by JOCK and FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA

Cover by JOCK

Resolicit • On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 304 pg, FC, $16.99 US

Retailers: This title is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.

• Originally published in DETECTIVE COMICS #871-877, this epic from the writer of BATMAN, SWAMP THING and AMERICAN VAMPIRE forces Batman to confront one of Gotham City’s oldest evils!

• Plus: The corpse of a killer whale shows up on the floor of one of Gotham City’s foremost banks, setting a deadly mystery in motion!

 

ABSOLUTE BLACKEST NIGHT HC

Written by GEOFF JOHNS, PETER J. TOMASI and others

Art by IVAN REIS, OCLAIR ALBERT and others

Cover by IVAN REIS and OCLAIR ALBERT

Advance solicited • On sale JUNE 26 • 360 pg, FC, 8.25” x 12.5”, $99.99 US

• As the war between the Corps rages, the prophecy of the Blackest Night descends on the DC Universe! Can Hal Jordan lead DC’s champions against an army of Black Lanterns made up of the deceased heroes and villains?

• Collects the Free Comic Book Day BLACKEST NIGHT #0, BLACKEST NIGHT #1-8, UNTOLD TALES OF THE BLACKEST NIGHT #1 and DC UNIVERSE #0!

 

SUPERMAN: FOR TOMORROW TP

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO

Art by JIM LEE, SCOTT WILLIAMS and others

Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS

On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 320 pg, FC, $24.99 US

• In this epic from Brian Azzarello and Jim Lee, a cataclysmic event has struck the Earth. Millions of people have vanished without a trace. No one is left unaffected — not even Superman! But how could millions of people vanished without a trace — and could Superman be the cause?

• Collecting SUPERMAN #204-215, plus bonus materials!

 

SUPERMAN VS. SHAZAM! TP

Written by ROY THOMAS, JOEY CAVALIERI and GERRY CONWAY

Art by GIL KANE, RICH BUCKLER and DICK GIORDANO

Cover by RICH BUCKLER and DICK GIORDANO

On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US

• It’s the Man of Steel vs. the World’s Mightiest Mortal in this collection featuring Mr. Mxyzptlk, Mr. Mind, Captain Nazi, Black Adam and more!

• Collects ALL-NEW COLLECTOR’S EDITION C-58, DC COMICS

PRESENTS #33-34 and 49, and DC COMICS PRESENTS ANNUAL #3.

 

WONDER WOMAN: ODYSSEY VOL. 2 TP

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI and PHIL HESTER

Art by DON KRAMER, EDUARDO PANSICA, GERALDO BORGES, TRAVIS MOORE, WAYNE FAUCHER, JAY LEISTEN and others

Cover by ALEX GARNER

On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US

In this final “Odyssey” volume, Wonder Woman faces Cheetah, Silver Swan, Dr. Psycho and the mysterious Morrigan!

• Collecting WONDER WOMAN #607-614!

 

SILVER AGE TEEN TITANS ARCHIVES VOL. 2 HC

Written by BOB HANEY and others

Art by NICK CARDY, IRV NOVICK, NEAL ADAMS, GIL KANE and others • Cover by NICK CARDY

Advance solicited • On sale JUNE 19 • 400 pg, FC, $75.00 US

• The top teen heroes of the 1960s return in this volume collecting TEEN TITANS #6-20 and THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #83!

• Don’t miss the action as the Titans take on The Mad Mod, Captain Rumble and The Scorcher, and get wrapped up in “The Dimensional Caper” and “A Swingin’ Christmas”!

 

SUPERMAN: THE DEATH AND RETURN OF SUPERMAN OMNIBUS HC

Written by DAN JURGENS, LOUISE SIMONSON, JERRY ORDWAY, ROGER STERN and others

Art by DAN JURGENS, BRETT BREEDING, JON BOGDANOVE, JERRY ORDWAY, TOM GRUMMETT, JACKSON GUICE and others

Cover by DAN JURGENS and JERRY ORDWAY

On sale MARCH 20 • 1,008 pg, FC, $99.99 US

• This unforgettable epic is collecting in this massive edition including SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #17-26, SUPERMAN #73-82, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #496-505, ACTION COMICS #683-691, JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA #69, SUPERMAN: THE LEGACY OF SUPERMAN #1 and GREEN LANTERN #46.

• Includes chapters of “World Without a Superman,” bonus materials and more!

 

THE NEW TEEN TITANS: GAMES TP

Written by MARV WOLFMAN and GEORGE PEREZ

Art by GEORGE PEREZ, MIKE PERKINS and AL VEY

Cover by GEORGE PEREZ

Resolicit • On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 144 pg, 8.125” x 10.812”, FC, $16.99 US

• Over 20 years in the making, this original graphic novel by Marv Wolfman and George Perez is now available in trade paperback!

• In this epic story, a mysterious villain plays a deadly game with New York City as the gameboard – and the Teen Titans as the pieces!

Retailers: This title is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.

 

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN: JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ HC

Written by GERRY CONWAY, MARTIN PASKO, DAVID MICHELINIE, LEN WEIN and ELLIOT MAGGIN

Art by JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ and others

Cover by JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ

On sale MARCH 27 • 360 pg, FC, $39.99 US

• Collecting tales illustrated by master comics artist Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez from SUPERMAN #294, 301, 302, 307-309 and 347, DC COMICS PRESENTS #1-4 and 17, and ALL-NEW COLLECTOR’S EDITION C-54.

 

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #29

Written by SCOTT GROSS

Art and cover by SCOTT GROSS

On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

• When actors start to disappear from a movie shoot, Mystery Inc. joins the cast to crack the case from the inside!

• Can the gang solve this mystery before the producers pull the plug?

 

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #10

Written by IVAN COHEN

Art by DARIO BRIZUELA

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

• The Red Lanterns attack a ship, leaving only one small survivor!

• Razer has his doubts about the Interceptor crew’s role in saving the child.

• Will there be a happy ending to this runaway tale?

 

SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #9

Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO

Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR

On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

• The mysterious Brainiac arrives! Is he an alien, a robot, or both?!

• Will he shrink Metropolis with his shrinking ray?

• How did he find the Fortress of Solitude anyway?

• Find out in this epic issue!

 

YOUNG JUSTICE #24

Written by GREG WEISMAN

Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES

On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

• Deadshot attempts assassination!

• Batgirl fights alone against Match!

• Kylstar decimates Superboy and the Justice League!

• Nightwing’s team fails against Brainiac!

 

YOUNG JUSTICE VOL. 3: CREATURE FEATURES TP

Written by GREG WEISMAN and KEVIN HOPPS

Art by CHRISTOPHER

JONES, DAN DAVIS and LUCIANO VECCHIO

Cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES

On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 128 pg, FC, $12.99 US

• In this new collection, Superboy, Robin, Kid Flash, Aqualad, Miss Martian and Artemis make their way to Atlantis to foil Ocean-Master’s plan to purify the underwater city.

• Collects YOUNG JUSTICE #14-19!

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #1

Written by TOM TAYLOR

Art and cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK

On sale JANUARY 30 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• Based on DC’s latest highly anticipated video game from the makers of Mortal Kombat!

• The first time in print for these digital-first stories.

• This prequel explains the events leading up to the start of this epic game!

 

INSURGENT #1

Written by F.J. DeSANTO and TODD FARMER

Art and cover by FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 6 • $2.99 US • RATED T+

• In the near future, the American government, using a powerful new form of nanotech, builds a secret military force composed of unknowing ordinary citizens…what would happen if a mysterious terrorist group started ACTIVATING these sleeping super soldiers for something far more sinister?

• Former government-sanctioned bounty hunter John Ravane is the one man who could possibly stop the second American Civil War…but that’s ONLY if he can be convinced—or coerced—into returning to active duty!

• Cutting-edge science fiction and hi-tech military action collide in this explosive new original miniseries!

 

HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #6

Written by KEITH GIFFEN

Art by PHILIP TAN and RUY JOSE

Wraparound cover by DAVE WILKINS

On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $2.99 US

• The epic battle between He-Man and Skeletor comes to an explosive conclusion!

• As the dust settles, who will be left holding the Power of Grayskull?

 

LOT 13 #4

Written by STEVE NILES

Art and cover by GLENN FABRY

On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 5, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

• As the mystery deepens, family members turn to each other for support.

• Will even strong family ties be enough to save them?

• Then things take a turn for the (even more) gruesome!

 

MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE: THE ORIGIN OF HE-MAN #1

Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV

Art and cover by BEN OLIVER

One-shot • On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

• Learn how Prince Adam first harnessed the Power of Grayskull!

• Witness the first battle between He-Man and Skeletor!

 

DJANGO UNCHAINED #3

Based on the screenplay by QUENTIN TARANTINO

Art by R.M. GUERA and JASON LATOUR

Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE

1:25 Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH

On sale JANUARY 30 • 48 pg, FC, 3 of 5, $4.99 US • MATURE READERS

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Order Form for details.

• The adaptation of the screenplay for award-winning director Quentin Tarantino’s latest film continues!

• This is the only way to read the entire, uncut story, including scenes that may not appear in final film!

• Django and Dr. Schultz search for Django’s wife and encounter a ruthless plantation owner!

 

ANIMAL MAN VOL. 4: BORN TO BE WILD TP

Written by PETER MILLIGAN and TOM VEITCH

Art by CHAS TRUOG, MARK FARMER and STEVE DILLON

Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND

On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 288 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS

Continuing Buddy Baker’s surreal adventures, this volume features stories from ANIMAL MAN #27-37! In these tales, Animal Man becomes trapped in a prehistoric jungle in his bathroom, saves his daughter from the villainous Notational Man, and explores the mystery of the dead birds that seem to be everywhere.

 

AMERICAN VAMPIRE VOL. 5 HC

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE and DUSTIN NGUYEN

Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

On sale MARCH 13 • 272 pg, FC, $29.99 US • MATURE READERS

In this new AMERICAN VAMPIRE collection, Skinner Sweet, Pearl and company return to Hollywood in the ‘50s during the Red Scare. In a time when America was on the lookout for the next Communist threat, was the real danger far more insidious? Plus: Retired vampire hunter Felicia Book gets called back into action to kill the most powerful vampire of all time. Collecting #28-34 of the monthly series, plus the 5-issue miniseries AMERICAN VAMPIRE: LORD OF NIGHTMARES.

 

FABLES #125

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM

Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and STEVE LEIALOHA

Cover by MARK BUCKINGHAM

On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

So Snow White is finally getting an arc of FABLES named after her? That’s too bad, since it always means the title character is about to be put through the ringer. And she has to go through these trials and tribulations alone, because Bigby is off learning to drive (which leads to its own harrowing implications). But she’s made of pretty stern stuff, our Snow, and she’s never been a wilting flower in the face of adversity, so let’s see what she’s made of.

 

FAIREST #11

Written by LAUREN BEUKES

Art by INAKI MIRANDA

Cover by ADAM HUGHES

On sale JANUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Dark history and high court intrigue are revealed as Rapunzel hatches a desperate plan to steal Tomoko’s soulfire back from the conniving shogun Ryogan. There’s murder, scheming, poisonings, safe-cracking, vengeful ghosts, treachery revealed in porcelain and a terrible, bloody invasion.

 

THE ANNOTATED SANDMAN VOL. 3 HC

Written by LESLIE S. KLINGER

THE SANDMAN written by NEIL GAIMAN

Art by JILL THOMPSON, VINCE LOCKE, P. CRAIG RUSSELL and others

Cover by DAVE McKEAN

Advance solicited • On sale JUNE 19 • 520 pg, B&W, 11.5” x 11.75”,

$49.99 US • MATURE READERS

In THE ANNOTATED SANDMAN VOL. 3, Leslie Klinger provides historical insights into issues #40-55 of THE SANDMAN, along with THE SANDMAN SPECIAL #1 and “How They Met Themselves” from VERTIGO: WINTER’S EDGE #3.

 

THE NEW DEADWARDIANS TP

Written by DAN ABNETT

Art and cover by I.N.J. CULBARD

On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 176 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS

In this collection of the 8-issue miniseries, nearly every member of upper class, post-Victorian England has voluntarily become a vampire in order to escape the lower classes – who are all zombies! Into this simmering cauldron is thrust Chief Inspector George Suttle, a lonely detective who’s got the slowest beat in London: investigating murders in a world where everyone is already dead!

 

SAUCER COUNTRY #11

Written by PAUL CORNELL

Art by MIRKO COLAK

Cover by RYAN KELLY

On sale JANUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Michael desperately needs to know what’s causing him to slip between different realities. To save his sanity, he and Arcadia must return to the places of his childhood, and survive a terrifying encounter with “The Things at The Bottom of The Garden.” Don’t miss the done-in-one tale featuring art by Mirko Colak (Conan)!

 

THE UNWRITTEN #45

Written by MIKE CAREY

Art and cover by PETER GROSS

Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU

On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

As the old stories die, new stories wake and stretch — without Leviathan to rein them in. And detective Didge Patterson gets pulled into a messy homicide case that brings together a strange, young boy with a wicked imagination, a pack of zombies and one very hungry vampire journalist.

 

HELLBLAZER #299

Written by PETER MILLIGAN

Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and STEFANO LANDINI

Cover by SIMON BISLEY

On sale JANUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

In part 2 of “Death and Cigarettes,” it’s the funeral to end all funerals! Epiphany finds herself alone, in basic black, mourning the loss of her husband, urban occultist John Constantine.

THE ALL-NEW SUPERMAN METALLIC SUPERMAN STATUE LINE!

 

ALL-NEW METALLIC SUPERMAN BY FRANK MILLER STATUE

Sculpted by TIM BRUCKNER

Superman takes flight in this all-new statue from DC Collectibles! Inspired by Frank Miller’s legendary graphic novel BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, this government sanctioned Superman has a little different outlook on the American Way. Order now before it’s too late!

Measuring approximately 9.75” high x 8.5” wide x 3.75” deep, his hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box.

$79.95 US • On Sale February 2013 *Allocations May Occur

THE SELF-MADE SUPER HERO!

 

DC COMICS SUPER HEROES: BOOSTER GOLD BUST

Sculpted by JAMES SHOOP

Booster Gold brings his own brand of heroism to Justice League International! Straight from DC Comics—The New 52, Booster comes equipped with his Legion Flight Ring, hurry to get yours now—these busts are sure to fly off the shelves!

Measuring approximately 6” high x 3.5” wide x 5.5” deep, his hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box.

$69.95 US • On Sale February 2013 *Allocations May Occur

 

DC COMICS–THE NEW 52 GREEN ARROW ACTION FIGURE

THE EMERALD ARCHER!

The Green Arrow aims for the heart of injustice in this new action figure straight from the pages of DC Comics—The New 52! But does a renegade like Oliver Queen really belong with the Justice League? Either way – he DOES belong on your shelf!

* Action Figure * $22.95 US • On Sale February 2013 *Allocations May Occur

 

VERTIGO COVER GIRLS: DEATH STATUE

Sculpted by Jack Mathews

"You get what anybody gets. You get a lifetime."

The Cover Girls line of collectibles statues celebrates Vertigo with this beautiful statue of Death, inspired by the Sandman graphic novels. This is the first time that a Vertigo character has ever graced the Cover Girls line, so order now because, as Death herself would tell you, you only live once!

Measuring approximately 11.5” high x 4.75” wide x 5” deep, his hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box.

$99.95 US • On Sale February 2013 *Allocations May Occur

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