Updated October 26, 2017: DC Comics' Absolute Wildc.a.t.s. HC has been pushed back again, this time with a March 7, 2018 release date. No reason was given for the change, but this news comes one week after the book was rescheduled from December to February.
Original Story: DC Comics' planned Absolute Wildc.a.t.s HC has been pushed back two months, going from December 13 to a new prospective date of February 14, 2018.
No reason was given by the publisher for the delay, but it is concurrent with another WildStorm retrospective project - WildStorm: A Celebration of 25 Years - which was originally solicited to come out August 23 but is now slated to come out October 25.
Here is the solicitation for Absolute Wild.c.a.t.s. with a new cover by Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair.
ABSOLUTE WILDC.A.T.S HC
Written by BRANDON CHOI, JIM LEE, SCOTT LOBDELL, ERIC SILVESTRI, CHRIS CLAREMONT and others
Art by JIM LEE, SCOTT WILIAMS, MARC SILVESTRI and others
Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Twenty-five years ago, Jim Lee premiered the legendary team known as WildC.A.T.s and help launch Image Comics. Now, Jim’s entire WildC.A.T.s run is collected for the first time in one oversized Absolute volume, including WILDC.A.T.S #1-13 and #50, CYBERFORCE #1-3, WILDCATS #1 and WILDC.A.T.S/X-MEN: THE SILVER AGE #1. This edition also features remastered color for WILDC.A.T.S #1-4, the unpublished script for WILDCATS #2 and a new cover by Jim Lee!
On sale DECEMBER 13 • 624 pg, FC, 8.25” x 12.5” • $125.00 US