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DC Comics Solicitations for December, 2013

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DC Comics Solicitations for December, 2013

DC Comics has released solicitation information and images for new comics and products shipping in December 2013. When you’re through checking out these solicitations for new releases, be sure to visit CBR’s DC Comics forum to discuss these titles and products with fellow readers and fans. (Update: The solicitation for “Batwoman” #26 has changed since initial publication.)

DC Comics Solicitations – Last Six Months


FOREVER EVIL #4

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art and cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND

1:25 Villain A cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER

1:25 Villain B cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER

1:25 Villain C cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER

1:200 B&W Variant cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND

On sale DECEMBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 7, $3.99 US

RATED T • Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

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

It’s all-out chaos as the DC Universe continues its march through darkness! War erupts across the Earth between the villains! Allegiances are formed! Rivals are murdered! And at center stage it’s Lex Luthor versus Batman-and their fight couldn’t come at a worse time as Deathstroke’s Hunting Party closes in on the world’s only hope against the Crime Syndicate!

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


JUSTICE LEAGUE #26

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO

1:25 Variant cover by AARON KUDER

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

On sale DECEMBER 24 • 32 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.

A FOREVER EVIL tie-in! Why has the Crime Syndicate really come to our Earth? What are their darkest secrets? And how will their actions fundamentally change the Justice League as we know it? Meanwhile, Grid controls the world’s power and communications, but what does he truly want from the Syndicate? Plus, a member of the League struggling to survive plots a path of return…and revenge.

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


JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #10

Written by MATT KINDT

Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA

1:25 Variant cover by DALE EAGLESHAM

1:100 B&W Variant cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 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.

A FOREVER EVIL tie-in! The survivors of the Crime Syndicate’s attack now face a world where Earth’s most dangerous criminals are in charge. Can they bring a new team together in time to combat them?

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


JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #26

Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS

Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN

1:25 B&W Variant cover by MIKEL JANIN

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

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

A FOREVER EVIL tie-in! The Crime Syndicate’s Sea King, last seen at the end of “Trinity War,” has cheated death and plagues the JL Dark team!


FOREVER EVIL: A.R.G.U.S. #3

Written by MATT KINDT

Art by PHILIP TAN and JASON PAZ

Cover by MIKEL JANIN

1:25 B&W Variant cover by MIKEL JANIN

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, 3 of 6, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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

Steve Trevor and his small band of surviving A.R.G.U.S. agents track down the deadly Cheetah, who has Wonder Woman’s lasso in her possession. That lasso could be the only hope of freeing the Justice League!


FOREVER EVIL: ARKHAM WAR #3

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art by SCOT EATON and JAIME MENDOZA

Cover by JASON FABOK

1:25 B&W Variant cover by JASON FABOK

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T

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

As the battle for control over Gotham City escalates, a new protector rises. But first, it’s the face-off you won’t want to miss: Killer Croc vs. Bane!


FOREVER EVIL: ROGUES REBELLION #3

Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO

Art by SCOTT HEPBURN

Cover by DECLAN SHALVEY

1:25 B&W Variant cover by DECLAN SHALVEY

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T

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

The Rogues continue their flight from the ruthless Crime Syndicate, who have put a bounty on their heads. But en route back to Central City, Mirror Master’s powers malfunction, and they land in the middle of the events of ARKHAM WAR with pretty much every Bat-villain around going after the bounty!


SUICIDE SQUAD #26

Written by MATT KINDT

Art by PATRICK ZIRCHER

Cover by STEVE SKROCE

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

A FOREVER EVIL tie-in! With a murderous King Shark on her tail, Amanda Waller must go deeper into the depths of Belle Reve to free a mysterious prisoner so dangerous that only she knows of his existence! Meanwhile, it’s a battle royal between the Squad’s two Gotham City psychos: Harley Quinn and James Gordon, Jr.!


TRINITY OF SIN: PANDORA #6

Written by RAY FAWKES

Art by FRANCIS PORTELA

Cover by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

A FOREVER EVIL TIE-IN! Pandora seeks answers from the one man who seems to have them…Earth-3’s The Outsider! But first she must make it past a rabid Vandal Savage, who wants revenge for what Pandora has done to him! All this, and an unexpected visit from the Hellblazer himself, John Constantine!


TRINITY OF SIN: THE PHANTOM STRANGER #14

Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS

Art by FERNANDO BLANCO

Cover by GUILLEM MARCH

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

A FOREVER EVIL TIE-IN! John Constantine, Swamp Thing and Nightmare Nurse have a plan for how to stop FOREVER EVIL-to destroy the embodiment of Evil Itself-and they intend to draft Phantom Stranger into their war. But the Stranger has no intention of joining the new Justice League Dark-until Constantine opens a door into the Stranger’s past, revealing secrets that make him question everything he’s ever believed about himself…


JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000 #1

Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS

Art and cover by HOWARD PORTER

1:50 B&W Variant cover by HOWARD PORTER

RESOLICIT • On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. This title is resolicited. All previous orders are canceled.

The new series starring the heroes of today-tomorrow is resolicited, now with legendary artist Howard Porter (JLA) on board! But what are these heroes doing in the year 3000? And who (or what) brought them there? Get ready for a dose of wonder from the writing team of Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis!


AQUAMAN #26

Written by JEFF PARKER

Art and cover by PAUL PELLETIER and SEAN PARSONS

1:25 Variant cover by PAUL PELLETIER and SEAN PARSONS

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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

“Sea of Storms” begins with the debut of new AQUAMAN writer Jeff Parker! The Earth’s crust is grinding to life, releasing deadly volcanoes and bizarre creatures…so humanity’s first instinct is to blame Atlantis! And as the plates pull apart, the pressures of ruling a kingdom under siege are weighing on Aquaman and Mera as well!


GREEN ARROW #26

Written by JEFF LEMIRE

Art and cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO

1:25 B&W Variant cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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

“THE OUTSIDERS WAR” begins here! Oliver Queen finally knows the location of the Outsiders’ base, but first he must return to the place where Green Arrow was born: The Island! Secrets are revealed, new villains introduced, and a mind-blowing final page kicks off this new storyline with a bang!


THE FLASH #26

Written by CHRISTOS N. GAGE

Art by NEIL GOOGE

Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND

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

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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

In this special standalone story, The Flash loses someone important to him. To catch the villain responsible, The Flash must figure out how to use his powers in the one place where they do him little good: the sky!


CONSTANTINE #9

Written by RAY FAWKES

Art by ACO

Cover by HOWARD PORTER

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Who is John Constantine? Lost and confused now that he’s sold himself out to the Cold Flame, John becomes vulnerable to attack by Spellbinder! What secrets will be revealed when John is forced to travel though his own mind?


JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA’S VIBE #10

Written by STERLING GATES

Art by ANDRES GUINALDO and MARK IRWIN

Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Can Vibe save his brother, stop an alien invasion and stay alive? That last one may be a tall order!


KATANA #10

Written by ANN NOCENTI

Art by ALEX SANCHEZ and WAYNE FAUCHER

Cover by ALEX SANCHEZ

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Katana must choose: Side with her new Sword Clan allies or her old friend Shun as the Mad Samurai plots his revenge!


WORLDS’ FINEST #18

Written by PAUL LEVITZ

Art by R.B. SILVA and JOE WEEMS

Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCINO

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

As Power Girl’s abilities grow increasingly uncontrollable and unpredictable, Huntress finds herself without backup as she stalks a new villain preying on the upper crust of New York City glamour.


EARTH 2 #18

Written by TOM TAYLOR

Art by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT

Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER

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

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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

The new Batman of Earth 2 tries to turn the tide in the war against the forces of Darkseid and Apokolips, but even as new allies reveal themselves the planet trembles before its new rulers.


WONDER WOMAN #26

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO

Art and GORAN SUDZUKA

Cover by CLIFF CHIANG

1:25 B&W Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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

Wonder Woman’s brother and sister are being held hostage by none other than Cassandra, the sadistic sibling she hasn’t even met yet! And speaking of hostages, we’re taking bets on how long chains can hold the First Born!


SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #3

Written by CHARLES SOULE

Art and cover by TONY S. DANIEL and BATT

1:25 Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH

1:100 B&W Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL and BATT

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 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.

Zod unleashed! Can Superman and Wonder Woman stop this madman before he gains full power under the Earth’s yellow sun? Guest-starring the JLA, and featuring a shocking conclusion that could mean the end of Superman and Wonder Woman together!

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


SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #6

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS

Backup story art by DUSTIN NGUYEN

1:300 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS

“We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover available

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

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

The Man of Tomorrow and the Superman of yesterday go at it-no holds barred! Supes goes full throttle after his would-be ally, Wraith, in a seismic battle ranging from deep space to the ocean’s floor and ultimately the core of the earth! Meanwhile, Lois Lane holds the key to defeating Ascension, but she needs to reach the Fortress of Solitude to ensure its safekeeping-not to mention hers! And she’s being pursued by a heavily armed force, and it isn’t Ascension!

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


ACTION COMICS #26

Written by GREG PAK

Art and cover by AARON KUDER

1:25 B&W Variant cover by AARON KUDER

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

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

All hell breaks loose as Superman is caught between an alien menace and the super-powered soldier the U.S. Army has sent to kill it!


SUPERMAN #26

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL

Art by KENNETH ROCAFORT

Cover by KEN LASHLEY

1:25 B&W Variant cover by KEN LASHLEY

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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

In the aftermath of “Krypton Returns,” a distraught Man of Steel returns to find that the Parasite is back-and he is very hungry. First on the menu: Lois Lane!


SUPERGIRL #26

Written by TONY BEDARD

Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and RAY McCARTHY

Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and CAM SMITH

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Following the stunning conclusion of “Krypton Returns,” Supergirl arrives back on Earth with a new mission and a clearer understanding of her place in the universe. But a striking new foe prepares to welcome Supergirl home: LOBO! What could the mysterious new character want from Supergirl? Find out as the hot new creative team of writer Tony Bedard (GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS) and artist Yildiray Cinar (EARTH 2) launch Supergirl into the next stage of her life in the DC Universe!


SUPERBOY #26

Written by FRANK HANNAH and MARV WOLFMAN

Art by ANDRES GUINALDO

Cover by RAFA SANDOVAL

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Lost in time with the Teen Titans, Superboy comes to some startling revelations about his origins and future! Can he and the team rescue Kid Flash and find the way back to their own era?


BATMAN/SUPERMAN #6

Written by GREG PAK

Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND

1:25 Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG

1:100 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 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.

Throughout the cosmos, one name commands respect and fear above all others. That name is MONGUL, and the world-conquering despot has his eyes set on Earth! And unless Batman and Superman can take down the mad, monstrous might of Mongul, the whole world will suffer!

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


HARLEY QUINN #1

Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art by CHAD HARDIN

Cover by AMANDA CONNER

1:25 Variant cover by ADAM HUGHES

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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

Harley is set to begin her new life, but she needs a job first! Enter the Coney Island Roller Derby! It’s game time as Harley sets out to destroy her competition-literally!


DAMIAN: SON OF BATMAN #3

Written by ANDY KUBERT

Art and cover by ANDY KUBERT

1:25 Variant cover by PATRICK GLEASON

1:100 B&W Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 4, $3.99 US • RATED T

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

Damian Wayne has been bruised and beaten to a pulp…but nothing before will compare to his latest confrontation with the horde of villains in this issue. When pitted against Professor Pyg, DC villain’s month darling Jakanapes and other baddies, how will Damian survive-especially when he finds a certain clown waiting for him at the finish line?


BATMAN #26

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI

Cover by GREG CAPULLO

1:25 Variant cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN

1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 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.

ZERO YEAR continues! With Gotham City thrown into total chaos by The Riddler, Batman and Jim Gordon must learn to work together! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.


DETECTIVE COMICS #26

Written by JOHN LAYMAN

Art by AARON LOPRESTI

Cover by JASON FABOK

1:25 B&W Variant cover by JASON FABOK

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 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.

Batman works to contain a swarm of genetically altered killer bats, as well as She-Bat and other humans who have been mutated into bat-people.

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


BATGIRL #26

Written by GAIL SIMONE

Art and cover by FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION

Cover by ALEX GARNER

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The shocking conclusion of “Batgirl: Wanted”! Can Barbara save her father’s life without compromising the truth about her brother’s death?


BATWING #26

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and JULIO FERREIRA

Cover by DARWYN COOKE

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Luke’s journey to Italy gets him deeper into the criminal underworld – unfortunately for him, that means fighting superpowered villains in a death tournament where he can’t use the Batwing armor!


BIRDS OF PREY #26

Written by CHRISTY MARX

Art by ROMANO MOLENAAR and JONATHAN GLAPION

Cover by JORGE MOLINA

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The Birds strike back! Canary cuts loose against Regulus! Condor cuts loose on Tsiklon! Batgirl and Strix cut loose on everybody! Will it be enough for them to escape with their lives?


NIGHTWING #26

Written by KYLE HIGGINS

Art and cover by WILL CONRAD

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

With the events of FOREVER EVIL looming, Nightwing enters the final stages of life as he knows it!


CATWOMAN #26

Written by ANN NOCENTI

Art by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA

Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Catwoman’s adventure in the Gotham Underground comes to a deadly end as she tries to pull off a heist by pitting Doctor Phosphorus, Warhog and The Joker’s Daughter against each other!


BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #26

Written by GREGG HURWITZ

Art by ALEX MALEEV

Cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

1:25 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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

A sweeping visual tale of Gotham City’s forgotten citizens: the abused and the voiceless. Will these desperate souls find their angel in The Dark Knight? Find out in this special mostly silent issue.


BATMAN AND TWO-FACE #26

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

It’s double trouble as Batman investigates Harvey Dent’s past to try to find him in the present-but is he ready to face the dark truth behind Two-Face’s origin?



UPDATE 9/9/2013 3:30 PM PT: The following solicitation has been updated.


BATWOMAN #26

Written by MARC ANDREYKO

Art by JEREMY HAUN

Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III

1:25 B&W Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Kate Kane’s life has always been one of intrigue and adventure, but since she took on the mantle of Batwoman, things have been in overdrive with no sign of slowing down! Join us as Batwoman starts her next chapter and faces a threat that might just have her rethinking her career as a hero!


TALON #14

Written by JAMES TYNION IV

Art by EMANUEL SIMEONI

Cover by EMANUEL SIMEONI

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The Court of Owls’ machinations threaten to tear Gotham City apart, and no one but Calvin Rose can take them down once and for all!


RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #26

Written by JAMES TYNION IV

Art by JULIUS GOPEZ and RAY McCARTHY

Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The last stand of Jason Todd? Ra’s al Ghul is back and more powerful than ever! The Outlaws are being held captive and Jason Todd has lost his memories…can things get any worse for the team?


GREEN LANTERN #26

Written by ROBERT VENDITTI

Art by BILLY TAN and ROB HUNTER

Cover by BILLY TAN

1:25 B&W Variant cover by BILLY TAN

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $3.99 US

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

Still in disarray after the events of “LIGHTS OUT,” Hal and Kilowog struggle to enforce the Corps’ new directive against Star Sapphire Nol-Anj! Having revealed a command of the Violet light unlike any the Corps has encountered before, Hal makes an earth-shaking decision. Is his win-at-all-costs attitude exactly the kind of leadership the Corps needs, or is he walking them into their next trap?

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


GREEN LANTERN CORPS #26

Written by VAN JENSEN and ROBERT VENDITTI

Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG

1:25 B&W Variant cover by BERNARD CHANG

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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

It’s Lantern vs. Lantern as John Stewart battles Hal Jordan for the leadership of the Corps! For months, John Stewart has let his anger build as Hal Jordan sent Guy Gardner into the Red Lanterns and declared war against other corps across the spectrum. After the devastating events of “LIGHTS OUT,” John is determined to rebuild the Corps as he sees fit-even if it means taking down his oldest friend!


GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #26

Written by JUSTIN JORDAN

Art and cover by BRAD WALKER and DREW HENNESSY

1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRAD WALKER and DREW HENNESSY

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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

The planet of Exuro is a paradise-but at a terrible cost: They’re literally stealing from their own futures! When the Exurans cross the line and bring the wrath of the cosmos down on themselves, it’s up to Kyle Rayner to resolve the conflict…but what exactly do the New Guardians want him to see about the difficult choice he’ll have to make?


LARFLEEZE #6

Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS

Art by SCOTT KOLINS

Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Now that Larfleeze is a living power battery, how will his former corps recharge its rings! The Orange Lanterns are prepared to pry open Agent Orange to find out!


RED LANTERNS #26

Written by CHARLES SOULE

Art and cover by ALESSANDRO VITTI

1:25 B&W Variant cover by ALESSANDRO VITTI

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

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

A RED WILL BE DEAD! It’s Guy Gardner and five Red Lanterns on their first mission in Sector 2814-a planetary army a billion strong, led by the evil fascist dictator Field Marshal Gensui. How can they all possibly survive? In fact, not all of them do!


ANIMAL MAN #26

Written by JEFF LEMIRE

Art by CULLY HAMNER

Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Animal Man in outer space! How did this happen? And what will Buddy find on “THE SEED PLANET”?


ALL-STAR WESTERN #26

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art by MORITAT

Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

Trapped in modern times, Jonah Hex sets out to find the money he left buried around the southwest. But a chance encounter with John Constantine sets the Civil War vet on a collision course with the occult.


THE GREEN TEAM: TEEN TRILLIONAIRES #7

Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO

Art and cover by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYER

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Tensions rise after the team loses of one of their own! Money can’t buy them love-nor resurrection! Can the Green Team survive this tragedy?


THE MOVEMENT #7

Written by GAIL SIMONE

Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II

Cover by HOWARD PORTER

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

The Movement has been taken down, and only the powerless Vengeance Moth is left to protect the streets from the Graveyard Faction!


STORMWATCH #26

Written by JIM STARLIN

Art and cover by YVEL GUICHET and LE BEAU UNDERWOOD

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Storm Control decides to trade one peril to Earth for another while Stormwatch teams up with a mega-powered cosmic dynamo, and we finally get to meet Extremax the Omega in the flesh!


SWAMP THING #26

Written by CHARLES SOULE

Art and cover by JESUS SAIZ

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

The Avatar of the Green has something to prove, and he’s going to do it by killing Animal Man and/or destroying the world-not necessarily in that order! Plus, the origin of Swamp Thing’s newest foe, the implacable Seeder, in a story filled with cameos from some of the DCU’s darkest magical denizens!


TEEN TITANS #26

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL

Art by TYLER KIRKHAM and ART THIBERT

Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND

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

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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Secrets are revealed and trusts tested as the Teen Titans finally begin to understand Kid Flash’s criminal actions before he became a heroic member of the team.


BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #4

Written by NATHAN EDMONDSON, DUSTIN NGUYEN, MICHAEL ALLRED, LEE ALLRED, DAVID MACHO and SEAN “CHEEKS” GALLOWAY

Art by KENNETH ROCAFORT, DUSTIN NGUYEN, MICHAEL ALLRED, RUBEN PELLEJERO and SEAN “CHEEKS” GALLOWAY

Cover by AMANDA CONNER

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 48 pg, B&W, 4 of 6, $4.99 US • RATED T

The latest issue of the new BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE miniseries serves up new tales of the Dark Knight from the creative talents of Nathan Edmondson and Kenneth Rocafort, Dustin Nguyen, Michael Allred and Lee Allred, David Macho and Ruben Pellejero and Sean “Cheeks” Galloway!


ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #8

Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM

Art and cover by JOE BENNETT and BELARDINO BRABO

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

Dr. Emil Hamilton seeks out Superman with some shocking news-not only has S.T.A.R. Labs discovered the location of Krypton, but as far as they can tell, the planet remains intact! Join ARROW showrunner Marc Guggenheim and superstar artist Joe Bennett as they take Superman on a journey that challenges everything he thought he knew about Krypton!



BATMAN ’66 #6

Written by TOM PEYER and JEFF PARKER

Art by TY TEMPLETON

Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED

1:25 Variant cover by JONATHAN CASE

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST

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

Guest writer Tom Peyer unleashes the Bookworm on the Dynamic Duo! At first, it appears that he’s only made a public display of stealing a giant, worthless check. But it’s actually a front for a more nefarious plot to uncover all of Batman’s secrets! And then get ready for Olga, Queen of the Cossacks.


BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #5

Written by KYLE HIGGINS and CHRISTOS N. GAGE

Art by THONY SILAS and IBAN COELLO

Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

In the fallout of Rewire’s attack on Neo-Gotham, one of the original Batman’s foes makes a shocking return! Plus, the Justice League encounters the biggest threat they’ve ever faced when all the world’s technology starts to rebel! But who or what is behind this global crisis?


LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT 100-PAGE SUPER SPECTACULAR #1

Written by DAN MISHKIN and JIM ZUBKAVICH

Art by TOM MANDRAKE and NEIL GOOGE

Cover by DAVID WILLIAMS

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 96 pg, FC, $9.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

In “Without Sin,” when the disfigured body of a priest is uncovered at a Gotham City demolition site, all clues lead Batman to suspect one of his old foes. But in Gotham City, not everything is as it appears. Plus: In “Dr. Quinn’s Diagnosis,” Batman interrogates Harley Quinn, who might reveal her puddin’s secrets…if Batman agrees to one strange demand.


HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #9

Written by DAN ABNETT

Art by MICHAEL O’HARE

Cover by FRAZER IRVING

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

He-Man and his allies continue their desperate quest into the underworld of Subternia. Their goal: nothing less than the salvation of Eternia itself! But even if they have the right to ask the life-force of Zoar for aid, just what horrors and dangers stand in their way?


DC UNIVERSE VS. THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #5

Written by KEITH GIFFEN and TONY BEDARD

Art by DEXTER SOY

Cover by BERNARD CHANG

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T

With the fate of the earth in the balance, it’s the final showdown between the DC heroes and the Masters of the Universe! Plus, Teela and John Constantine travel to a dark realm to rescue Superman and find the secret of reversing the enchantment that holds Earth’s champions under its spell.


INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #12

Written by TOM TAYLOR

Art by MIKE S. MILLER and TOM DERENICK

Cover by MICO SUAYAN

1:10 DC Collectibles photo variant cover

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST • FINAL ISSUE

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FINAL ISSUE-FOR NOW! Will a hero’s sacrifice have been in vain? Batman races against time to synthesize the pill that Luthor created to produce an army of super soldiers. He knows Superman is coming for him, but he has no choice but to try. Don’t miss the shocking turn of events that leads to the next phase of INJUSTICE!


SMALLVILLE: ALIEN #1

Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER

Art by EDGAR SALAZAR and DYM

Cover by CAT STAGGS

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 40 pg, FC, 1 of 4, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST

A new SMALLVILLE miniseries begins! Superman has barely adjusted to his new status quo when he finds himself racing against time (and Lex Luthor!) to uncover the secret behind a Russian meteor strike. Something has fallen from space-and it looks an awful lot like a Monitor! Don’t miss “Alien” part 1 of 4!


VILLAINS MONTH 3-D MOTION COMPLETE SET

Written by VARIOUS

Art and 3-D Motion Covers by VARIOUS

RESOLICIT • On sale FEBRUARY 12 • FC, $199.99 US

DC’s red-hot 3-D motion covers are set to return in the new VILLAINS MONTH 3-D MOTION COMPLETE SET, now resolicited for February on-sale! This set will include second printings of all 52 Villains Month titles with 3-D motion covers plus the FOREVER EVIL #1 3-D Motion Cover Variant edition!

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


BATWING VOL. 3: ENEMY OF THE STATE TP

Written by JUDD WINICK and FABIAN NICIEZA

Art by MARCUS TO, FABRIZIO FIORENTINO and others

Cover by SIMON BISLEY

On sale JANUARY 22 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Batwing has never been under more fire than in these stories from issues #13-18. First, David must fight one of the most crooked cop forces on the continent. Then, Batwing tries to take down the deadly Father Lost and the Sky Pirate, who put David’s allies in danger.


BATMAN: BATMAN AND SON TP NEW EDITION

Written by GRANT MORRISON

Art by ANDY KUBERT, J.H. WILLIAMS III, JOHN VAN FLEET, TONY S. DANIEL, RYAN BENJAMIN and others

Cover by ANDY KUBERT

On sale JANUARY 29 • 384 pg, FC, $19.99 US

These tales from BATMAN #655-658, 663-669 and 672-675 introduce Damian Wayne! Plus, Batman and a group of global heroes face a killer on a mysterious island, and Batman relives an adventure in the life of young Bruce Wayne: the hunt for his parents’ killer.


BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT VOL. 2: CYCLE OF VIOLENCE TP

Written by GREGG HURWITZ

Art by DAVID FINCH, RICHARD FRIEND and others

Cover by DAVID FINCH

On sale JANUARY 15 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

In this second New 52 volume, The Scarecrow has returned! The villainous genius has always preyed on the worst fears of his victims, but now he’s refined his fear toxin to greater effectiveness-and deadlier consequences. As The Scarecrow’s origin is revealed, Batman must find out not only how to defeat this dangerous psychopath, but how to conquer his own worst fears. This volume collects from BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #10-15 and #0.


GREEN LANTERN: WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN HC

Written by GEOFF JOHNS, PETER J. TOMASI, PETER MILLIGAN and TONY BEDARD

Art by DOUG MAHNKE, DAN JURGENS, PHIL JIMENEZ, SZYMON KUDRANSKI, ARDIAN SYAF, FERNANDO PASARIN, CHRISCROSS, AARON KUDER, HENDRY PRASETYO, JIM CALAFIORE, JAVIER PULIDO, MIGUEL SEPULVEDA, WILL CONRAD and others

Cover by GARY FRANK

On sale FEBRUARY 19 • 416 pg, FC, $29.99 US

The Wrath of the First Lantern is here as the Green Lanterns battle the Guardians of Oa and the Third Army-but who will win, and at what cost? And as the First Lantern moves on the brightest of the Corps for his reality altering experiments, we learn the shocking fate of Hal and Sinestro in this must-read crossover event! This new hardcover collects GREEN LANTERN #17-20, GREEN LANTERN CORPS #17-20, RED LANTERNS #17-20 and GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #17-20.


GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS VOL. 2 – BEYOND HOPE TP

Written by TONY BEDARD

Art by TYLER KIRKHAM, TOMAS GIORELLO, MARCIO TAKARA and others

Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT

On sale JANUARY 29 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

In this title collecting GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #8-12 and BLUE BEETLE #9, Odym, the homeworld of the Blue Lanterns, is being attacked by alien conquerors known as The Reach. But faced with betrayal by one of their own, the New Guardians’ uneasy alliance teeters on the edge of destruction.


JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK VOL. 3: THE DEATH OF MAGIC TP

Written by JEFF LEMIRE and RAY FAWKES

Art by MIKEL JANIN, GRAHAM NOLAN and VICTOR DRUJINIU

Cover by MIKEL JANIN

On sale JANUARY 29 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US

Transported to another dimension by the Books of Magic, Tim Hunter and Zatanna awake in a world where magic once ruled until mad scientists forced all magical creatures into exile. And while they explore this strange world, the remaining members of JLD follow them and find that the rules of magic here are very different and very deadly. Collecting issues #14-19 of the hit series!


DEMON KNIGHTS VOL. 3: THE GATHERING STORM TP

Written by PAUL CORNELL and ROBERT VENDITTI

Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG

On sale JANUARY 15 • 256 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Betrayed by Etrigan and trapped in Hell, the Demon Knights must find a way to escape the clutches of Lucifer in these stories from issues #13-23. But to make their escape, someone must make the ultimate sacrifice.


THE FLASH VOL. 3: GORILLA WARFARE HC

Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO

Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL, MARCUS TO, MARCIO TAKARA and others

Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL

RESOLICIT • On sale FEBRUARY 12 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US

When Grodd and his army descend on Central City, The Flash will have to contend with a threat that’s murderous, ruthless and without principle. The Flash will need the help of the Rogues if he wants to keep himself and Central City alive. This new hardcover collects THE FLASH #13-19.

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


SUPERMAN VOL. 2: SECRETS AND LIES TP

Written by DAN JURGENS, KEITH GIFFEN, SCOTT LOBDELL and FABIAN NICIEZA

Art by DAN JURGENS, JESUS MERINO, KENNETH ROCAFORT, PASCAL ALIXE and others

Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT

On sale JANUARY 8 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US

Tucked away high in the Himalayas, a long dormant evil has made these snowy mountaintops its home. Helspont, a descendant of the ancient alien race of Daemonites, has enlisted an army of robots to learn all there is to know about the Kryptonian menace standing between him and dominion over the Earth. Can Helspont gain control over Superman and use him to execute his invasion plan? Collects SUPERMAN #7-12 and SUPERMAN ANNUAL #1.


KATANA VOL. 1: SOULTAKER TP

Written by ANN NOCENTI

Art by ALEX SANCHEZ, CLIFF RICHARDS, ART THIBERT and others

Cover by DAVID FINCH

On sale JANUARY 22 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

In these stories from KATANA #1-6 and JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #23.1: THE CREEPER, the former assassin and new Justice Leaguer embarks on a quest to restore the Outsiders to their former glory! Will she succeed, or will she be overcome by the power of her sword, the Soultaker?


SUPERBOY VOL. 3: LOST TP

Written by TOM DeFALCO and SCOTT LOBDELL

Art by R.B. SILVA, ROB LEAN, ROGER ROBINSON, IBAN COELLO, DIOGENES NEVES and others

Cover by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 200 pg, FC, $16.99 US

As Superman attempts to help Superboy understand and control his powers, they are set upon by another Kryptonian refugee by the name of H’el! This volume guest-stars the Teen Titans and more! Collects SUPERBOY #13-19 and SUPERBOY ANNUAL #1.


GREEN LANTERN: SECTOR 2814 VOL. 3 TP

Written by STEVE ENGLEHART

Art by JOE STATON and others

Cover by WALTER SIMONSON

On sale JANUARY 15 • 200 pg, FC, $16.99 US

In this new collection of GREEN LANTERN #194-200, John Stewart clashes with Guy Gardner to see who will be the Green Lantern of Earth. And while Stewart battles Harbinger during the Crisis on Infinite Earths, Gardner recruits enemies of the Green Lantern Corps to stand against an evil that could destroy the entire universe-including The Shark, Hector Hammond, Sonar, Goldface and more!


BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED VOL. 2 TP

Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS

Art by JORGE JIMENEZ, MIKE S. MILLER, DARICK ROBERTSON and others

Cover by MICO SUAYAN

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US

In these stories inspired by the best-selling videogame Batman: Arkham City, Dr. Hugo Strange has gained control of Arkham Asylum. Now, Gotham City has become a massive prison ruled by criminals. These stories from issues #6-10 feature Catwoman, Two-Face, Penguin, Killer Croc, Deadshot and The Mad Hatter.



BATMAN ’66: THE TV STORIES TP

Written by BILL FINGER, GARDNER FOX, JOHN BROOME and others

Art by BOB KANE, DICK SPRANG, SHELDON MOLDOFF, CARMINE INFANTINO and others

Cover by AMANDA CONNER

On sale JANUARY 8 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

For the first time, DC Comics collects Batman stories originally published between 1948 and 1966 that were adapted into specific episodes of the classic Batman TV series! Starring The Joker, The Penguin, The Riddler and Mr. Freeze (here called “Mr. Zero”), and featuring the debut of Batgirl, these stories have never been collected together before. Collected from BATMAN #53, 73, 121, 140, 169 and 171, and DETECTIVE COMICS #230, 346 and 359.


THE DEMON: FROM THE DARKNESS TP

Written by MATT WAGNER

Art by MATT WAGNER and ART NICHOLS

Cover by MATT WAGNER

On sale JANUARY 15• 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Jason Blood travels to Cornwall to find the spirit of Merlin and lift the curse that binds him to Etrigan, The Demon. But unraveling a centuries old curse is anything but easy, and Blood learns more about his mystical alter ego than he could have imagined. Collects the 4-issue miniseries from 1987 and issue #22 of The Demon’s monthly series.


SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL VOL. 8 TP

Written by PAUL KUPPERBERG, JOHN BYRNE and ROGER STERN

Art by JOHN BYRNE, TY TEMPLETON, GEORGE PEREZ, MIKE MIGNOLA, JERRY ORDWAY and others

Cover by JOHN BYRNE

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 240 pg, FC, $16.99 US

Superman’s 1980s adventures continue with the introduction of Checkmate, plus appearances by Wonder Woman, Man-Bat and others. Collects ACTION COMICS #598-600, SUPERMAN #16-18 and ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #439-440.


ABSOLUTE SUPERMAN/BATMAN VOL. 2 HC

Written by JEPH LOEB, SAM LOEB and others

Art by CARLOS PACHECO, JESUS MERINO, IAN CHURCHILL, ED McGUINNESS, DEXTER VINES, TIM SALE, PAT LEE and others

Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND

Advance solicit • On sale April 23 • 336 pg, FC, 8.25″ x 12.5″, $99.99 US

The World’s Finest join forces in this reality bending tale from SUPERMAN/BATMAN #14-26. Superman and Batman rule the Earth with an iron fist, with humanity bending to their will. Before long, the World’s Finest Duo is sent careening through a series of bizarre alternate Earths to face an assortment of classic DC characters including Darkseid, Lex Luthor, Superwoman, Kamandi, Sgt. Rock, Haunted Tank, and many more. Includes the star-studded issue #25, which features the work of Geoff Johns, Brian K. Vaughan, Brad Meltzer, Joss Whedon, Jim Lee, Arthur Adams, John Cassaday, Joe Madureira and others!


VERTIGO ESSENTIALS: 100 BULLETS #1

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO

Art by EDUARDO RISSO

Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 US • MATURE READERS

The issue that kicked off the Eisner Award-winning series is back in this promotionally priced reprint! Everyone talks about “getting away with murder,” but what would you do if you were given irrefutable proof of the identity of the one that “done you wrong,” the opportunity to kill them and the means to get away with it, scot-free?


VERTIGO ESSENTIALS: AMERICAN VAMPIRE #1

Written by SCOTT SNYDER and STEPHEN KING

Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 US • MATURE READERS

Witness the birth of a new species of vampire in this reprint of the debut issue of this hit series! When notorious outlaw Skinner Sweet is attacked by a member of the undead, the first American vampire is born: powered by the sun, stronger, fiercer, and meaner than anything that came before.


DC COMICS ESSENTIALS: WATCHMEN #1

Written by ALAN MOORE

Art and cover by DAVE GIBBONS

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 US

The unforgettable debut chapter that began the best-selling and most talked-about graphic novel of all time is back in a new, promotionally priced reprint! The saga of The Minutemen begins with a bang as the Comedian is brutally murdered-but who could have killed him?


DC COMICS ESSENTIALS: ACTION COMICS #1

Written by GRANT MORRISON

Art by RAGS MORALES and RICK BRYANT

Cover by RAGS MORALES

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 US • RATED T

The one and only Grant Morrison (ALL-STAR SUPERMAN) returns to Superman, joined by sensational artist Rags Morales (IDENTITY CRISIS), to bring you tales of The Man of Steel unlike any you’ve ever read! Don’t miss this promotionally priced reprint of this cornerstone issue!


TEEN TITANS GO! #1

Written by SHOLLY FISCH and MERRILL HAGAN

Art by BEN BATES and JORGE CORONA

Cover by DAN HIPP

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

Based on the hit new TV show, feast your eyes on this all-new, all-ages comic book series! Join Robin, Starfire, Beast Boy, Cyborg and Raven as they display their unique brand of hijinks, mayhem and justice! But giant pizza monsters aren’t the only dastardly and delicious villains on the menu…so dig in, Titans!


GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES VOL. 2 TP

Written by ART BALTAZAR, FRANCO and IVAN COHEN

Art by DARIO BRIZUELA and LUCIANO VECCHIO
Animation art cover

On sale JANUARY 8 • 128 pg, FC, $12.99 US

In this second GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES collection, featuring issues #6-11, Hal Jordan leads his team into battle against Atrocitus and a horde of other Red Lanterns!


LOONEY TUNES #216

Written by SHOLLY FISCH

Art and cover by WALTER CARZON and HORACIO OTTOLINI

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

Foghorn Leghorn knows all about clowning, and he’s willing to help Egghead with his new project. Who needs that big book the boy’s carrying around? Of course, when the big machine Egghead built starts churning out CLONES instead of clowns, who will help whom out of this sticky situation?


BEWARE THE BATMAN #3

Written by SCOTT BEATTY

Art and cover by LUCIANO VECCHIO

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

Tobias Whale has not forgotten the store of weapons sunk under Gotham City’s bay. He’s ready to salvage the ship, but Batman’s also made plans. When they collide undersea near the continental shelf, who will prevail?


BATMAN: LI’L GOTHAM #9

Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS and DUSTIN NGUYEN

Art and cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST

When Batman and Robin chase the cunning Clayface into Gotham City’s biggest Comic-Con, they run into security, other heroes, and trouble! And on Labor Day, Jenna Duffy-carpenter to Gotham City’s criminal class-takes the day off. But will interruptions doom her personal project?

MAD MAGAZINE #525

Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US

That special season of gift-giving is here! This time, forget the coal in your loved ones’ stockings-instead, give them MAD!


SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES VOL. 2 TP

Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO

Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR

On sale JANUARY 29 • 128 pg, FC, $12.99 US

Superman! Superboy! Supergirl! Krypto the Superdog! The entire Superman family is here in this title collecting issues #7-12 of the all ages series. The heroes of Metropolis face such foes as Zod, Brainiac, and Toyman!


SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #40

Written by SHOLLY FISCH

Art by TBD

Cover by SCOTT GROSS

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E

The TexMex Shipping company delivers on time, every time-unless you live in Jackpot, which takes its “ghost town” reputation a little TOO seriously. Scooby and the gang are about to trade the Mystery Machine for a TexMex truck and go undercover to unmask a six-shootin’ specter!


DEAD BOY DETECTIVES #1

Written by TOBY LITT and MARK BUCKINGHAM

Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and GARY ERSKINE

Cover by MARK BUCKINGHAM

1:13 Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

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

From the pages of THE SANDMAN, Neil Gaiman’s dead boys get their own monthly series! As fans of storybook detectives, Edwin Paine (died 1916) and Charles Rowland (died 1990) will take on any and all mysteries-including their own untimely deaths! The dead boys head back to St. Hilarions, where bullying headmasters continue to rule the school. But when they investigate the lingering mysteries of their own deaths, they meet a young girl named Crystal whose tech skills and strange link to the undead earn her a place as a new detective. DEAD BOY DETECTIVES is a fast-paced adventure series that takes us from the bustling streets of contemporary London to Japanese-inspired video games and dangerous worlds perched somewhere between the now and nevermore.


THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #2

Written by NEIL GAIMAN

Art by J.H. WILLIAMS III

Cover A by J.H. WILLIAMS III

Cover B by DAVE McKEAN

1:100 B&W Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III

1:200 B&W Variant cover by DAVE McKEAN

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6, $3.99 US

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS

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

In which Daniel enters Mad Hettie’s dream and Morpheus discovers why he has been summoned and what he has been summoned to do.

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


HINTERKIND #3

Written by IAN EDGINTON

Art by FRANCESCO TRIFOGLI

Cover by GREG TOCCHINI

On sale DECTEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Having narrowly escaped becoming a meal for a Ligon-eating Bridge Troll, Prosper and Angus now find themselves prisoners of the tracker Jon Hobb and his motley crew. A long journey and an uncertain future far on the West Coast awaits them, provided something even worse doesn’t get them all first! The thrilling adventures continue in HINTERKIND #3!


COFFIN HILL #3

Written by CAITLIN KITTREDGE

Art by INAKI MIRANDA

Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

The woods of Coffin Hill offer up some old bones, but the fate of the two missing teenagers remains a mystery. Nate reluctantly accepts Eve’s help with his investigation when he hits a wall. And just as Nate and Eve rekindle their disastrous relationship, Eve’s friend Mel wakes from her ten-year catatonic state and tells Eve that more darkness than she ever suspected has awakened along with her…


TRILLIUM #5

Written by JEFF LEMIRE

Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 8, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

The last love story continues to amaze in the book the critics at Big Shiny Robot call “unique in its storytelling, dense and well-rendered…a work of artistic craftsmanship that you just don’t see in comics anymore…have this title added to your pull list immediately.” Indulge in the romance and discover how the fabric of the universe will never be the same.


THE WAKE PART ONE #1

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art and cover by SEAN MURPHY

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 112 pg, FC, $9.99 US • MATURE READERS

The first five issues of the acclaimed new Vertigo series THE WAKE are all collected in this new special!


100 BULLETS: BROTHER LONO #7

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO

Art by EDUARDO RISSO

Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, 7 of 8, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

The penultimate issue of the book fans have been raving about has arrived! Will Lono continue down the path of redemption or give in to his violent nature? Find out in the intoxicating and deadly world of 100 BULLETS: BROTHER LONO!


HELLBLAZER VOL. 7: TAINTED LOVE TP

Written by GARTH ENNIS

Art by STEVE DILLON

Cover by FRANCISCO FRANCAVILLA

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 320 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS

John Constantine celebrates his fortieth birthday alongside his friends Swamp Thing and Zatanna but soon finds himself at his lowest point ever. Drunk and homeless, John must pull himself together if he is going to survive against the King of the Vampires. Collecting HELLBLAZER #62-71, HELLBLAZER SPECIAL #1 and a story from VERTIGO JAM #1.


ANIMAL MAN VOL. 5: THE MEANING OF FLESH TP

Written by PETER MILLIGAN and TOM VEITCH

Art by CHAS TRUOG, MARK FARMER and STEVE DILLON

Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND

On sale JANUARY 22 • 352 pg, FC, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS

In these tales from ANIMAL MAN #27-37, Buddy Baker is desperate to reconnect with his family, but after he begins to explore the effects of his power to replicate the abilities of animals, will this former Super Hero ever be able to live a normal life?


ASTRO CITY #7

Written by KURT BUSIEK

Art by BRENT ANDERSON

Cover by ALEX ROSS

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

A major new 4-part epic begins featuring Winged Victory, Samaritan and the Confessor, three of Astro City’s most popular heroes. It begins when a young boy seeks sanctuary and training at Winged Victory’s school for battered women-and builds to revelations, accusations and a threat that may spell the end of her heroic career. Plus: Winged Victory’s origin is revealed at last.


FABLES DELUXE EDITION BOOK EIGHT HC

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM

Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM, STEVE LEIALOHA and ANDREW PEPOY

Cover by JAMES JEAN

RESOLICIT • On sale FEBRUARY 5 • 232 pg, FC, 7.0625″ x 10.875″,

$29.99 US MATURE READERS

In these tales from FABLES #60-63 and 65-69, Flycatcher is drawn into the spotlight as he discovers the truth about his own past as the Frog Prince. Introduction by Taran Killam (Saturday Night Live) and Cobie Smulders (How I Met Your Mother).

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


THE INVISIBLES DELUXE EDITION BOOK ONE HC

Written by GRANT MORRISON

Art by STEVE YEOWELL, JILL THOMPSON, JOHN RIDGWAY, STEVE PARKHOUSE and others

Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND

On sale FEBRUARY 12 • 328 pg, FC, 7.0625″ x 10.875″ , $29.99 US • MATURE READERS

These stories from THE INVISIBLES #1-12 introduce the team’s latest recruit: a teenage lout from the streets of London. Can Dane survive a mind-altering training course?


FABLES #136

Written by BILL WILLINGHAM

Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and RUSS BRAUN

Cover by DANIEL DOS SANTOS

On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

“CAMELOT,” part 6 of 7! The new Round Table has been established and potential knights errant are beginning to arrive from worlds over-including one ragged and mysterious piece of work from who-knows-where? At the same time some of the early volunteers are sent on their first quests. Raise your hand if you think that will go smoothly.


FBP: FEDERAL BUREAU OF PHYSICS #6

Written by SIMON OLIVER

Art by ROBBI RODRIGUEZ

Cover by NATHAN FOX

On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

When the newest member of the team is introduced, nothing is what it first appears-again! The agents of the FBP have learned to deal with unruly physics, but can they learn to deal with each other? The turbulent nature of the FBP gets even crazier in issue #6.


FAIREST #22

Written by MARC ANDREYKO

Art by SHAWN McMANUS

Cover by ADAM HUGHES

On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Cinderella returns in an all-new epic! After an assassination attempt on Snow White, Cind is called back into service to unravel an age-old conspiracy that dates back to that fateful midnight ball! Can Cind uncover the plot and prevent a massacre in Fabletown? For the first time in FAIREST, this globe-spanning adventure ties in directly with events in FABLES! Join us for “Of Men and Mice” a 6-issue tale by critically acclaimed writer Marc Andreyko (MANHUNTER, Torso, The Lost) and legendary artist Shawn McManus (CINDERELLA, SWAMP THING)!


PREACHER BOOK THREE TP

Written by GARTH ENNIS

Art by STEVE DILLON and STEVE PUGH

Cover by GLENN FABRY

On sale JANUARY 22 • 352 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS

Collects PREACHER #27-33, SAINT OF KILLERS #1-4 and PREACHER SPECIAL: CASSIDY-BLOOD AND WHISKEY! During some down time, Jesse Custer faces an enemy from the past who seeks vengeance for his father’s death. Also includes a story spotlighting the Saint of Killers and a stand-alone tale starring Cassidy, the vampire.


TERRA OBSCURA: S.M.A.S.H. OF TWO WORLDS TP

Written by ALAN MOORE and PETER HOGAN

Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE and KARL STORY

On sale JANUARY 8 • 336 pg, FC, $24.99 US

On a planet known as Terra Obscura, Tom Strong’s heroic allies battle the forces of S.M.A.S.H. But after being out of action for decades and in suspended animation, can these heroes adjust to a strange world and its modern technology? Collects both 6-issue miniseries.


SWAMP THING BY BRIAN K. VAUGHAN VOL. 1 TP

Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

Art by ROGER PETERSEN and others

Cover by PHIL HALE

On sale JANUARY 8 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS

In these stories from 2000’s SWAMP THING #1-10 and VERTIGO WINTER’S EDGE #3 , Tefe Holland, daughter of Swamp Thing and Abigail Arcane, must learn to control her powers and use them for good!


EX MACHINA BOOK ONE TP

Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN

Art by TONY HARRIS, TOM FEISTER and KARL STORY

Cover by TONY HARRIS

RESOLICIT • On sale JANUARY 15 • 272 pg, FC, $19.99 US

MATURE READERS

EX MACHINA stars Mitchell Hundred, who becomes America’s first super hero after a strange accident gives him super powers-but the adventure really begins when Mitchell runs for mayor of New York City. This title collects EX MACHINA #1-11, plus bonus features.

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TOM STRONG AND THE PLANET OF PERIL #6

Written by PETER HOGAN

Art and cover by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY

On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T

Tom Strong can’t believe that finding a cure for Tesla’s troubles may lead to the death of her husband. Saving an entire civilization along with his family will require timing, skill…and a whole lot of luck!


THE UNWRITTEN VOL. 8: ORPHEUS IN THE UNDERWORLD TP

Written by MIKE CAREY

Art by PETER GROSS and DEAN ORMSTON

Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU

On sale JANUARY 29 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US • MATURE READERS

In these tales from THE UNWRITTEN #42-49, Tommy Taylor ventures into the land of the dead to find and rescue Lizzie. The journey through Hades pits Tommy against all kinds of enemies of undead, but none of these encounters prepare him for his meeting with the king-or for the responsibilities he has to take on for some very familiar damned souls. new TITLES available for reorder now





BATMAN: ARKHAM ORIGINS SERIES 2: ACTION FIGURES

Inspired by the designs from the upcoming Batman: Arkham Origins video game, which introduces an original prequel storyline set several years before Batman: Arkham Asylum and Batman: Arkham City, comes four of Gotham City’s most dangerous criminals!

FIREFLY

6.75″

DEADSHOT

6.75″

ANARKY

6.75″

DEATHSTROKE

6.75″

*Action Figure* $24.95 US • Sold Separately • On Sale March 2014 * Allocations May Occur



DC COMICS SUPERVILLAINS: JOHNNY QUICK WITH ATOMICA AND OWLMAN ACTION FIGURE!

FROM THE PAGES OF FOREVER EVIL!

Johnny Quick

6.75″

with Atomica

X.XX”

Owlman

6.75″

From their Earth to ours, the villainous members of the Crime Syndicate-Johnny Quick, Atomica, Owlman and more-invade your home with all-new action figures based on designs by superstar artist David Finch!

EACH SOLD SEPARATELY

$24.95 US • On Sale March 2014 * Allocations May Occur


DC COMICS COVER GIRLS HUNTRESS STATUE

DESIGNED BY STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU

SCULPTED BY JACK MATHEWS

The Huntress bursts out of the pages of her monthly comic book series, World’s Finest with this striking statue designed by acclaimed artist Stanley “Artgerm” Lau.

Limited Edition of 5200.

Measures Approximately 9.8″ Tall

$99.95 US • On Sale March 2014 *Allocations May Occur


BATMAN BLACK & WHITE BATMAN STATUE

DESIGNED BY GARY FRANK

SCULPTED BY JEAN ST. JEAN

The version of the Dark Knight featured in the bestselling original graphic novel, BATMAN: EARTH ONE, by writer extraordinaire Geoff Johns and fan-favorite artist Gary Frank is the newest stunning addition to the long-running line of BATMAN: BLACK & WHITE statues.

Measures Approximately 7″ Tall

$79.95 US • On Sale March 2014 * Allocations May Occur


SUPERMAN THE MAN OF STEEL SUPERMAN STATUE

DESIGNED BY KENNETH ROCAFORT

SCULPTED BY PAUL HARDING

The Man of Steel rockets from the pages of his self-titled series with this intricately designed statue based on the artwork of fan-favorite artist Kenneth Rocafort!

Measures Approximately 8.5″ Tall

$79.95 US • On Sale March 2014 * Allocations May Occur


SCRIBBLENAUTS UNMASKED MINI FIGURES BLIND BOXES SERIES 2

In Scribblenauts Unmasked: A DC Comics Adventure, Maxwell unites with Batmanâ„¢, Supermanâ„¢ and the rest of Justice Leagueâ„¢ to restore order to the DC Comics Universe. Each tray contains 24 pieces of 11 different figures (some rarer than others), including The Flash, Cyborg, Blue Beetle, Bane and MORE!

Each Measures Approximately 2.25″ Tall

$4.95 US • On Sale March 2014 * Allocations May Occur


BLACKEST NIGHT SINESTRO AS GREEN LANTERN BUST

SCULPTED BY JAMES SHOOP

Sinestro was originally selected by the Guardians of the Universe to become a member of the Green Lantern Corps for his honor and fearlessness. At his height, he was considered to be the greatest of all the Green Lanterns, and Sector 1417 was almost entirely devoid of crime under his protection.

Measures Approximately 6″ Tall

$24.95 US • On Sale November 2014 * Allocations May Occur


FABLES BOOKENDS

Based on designs by Mark Buckingham

Sculpted by Mike Locascio

Display your FABLES graphic novel collection with these breathtaking gun metal silver resin bookends inspired by the best-selling, Eisner Award-winning comic book and graphic novel series FABLES by Bill Willingham and Mark Buckingham.

Measures Approximately 8.25″ Tall

$249.95 US • On Sale March 2014 * Allocations May Occur