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DC Comics Solicitations for February 2010

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DC Comics Solicitations for February 2010


DC Comics has released solicitation information and images for new comics and products shipping in February 2010. 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.

DC Comics Solicitations – Last Six Months


BLACKEST NIGHT #7

On sale February 24 • 7 of 8 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Geoff Johns

Art and cover by Ivan Reis & Oclair Albert

Variant cover by Rodolfo Migliari

Sketch variant cover by Ivan Reis

As Nekron continues to wage war on life throughout the universe, Hal Jordan discovers the grim, true mission behind the villain’s return. But the truth is so cosmically abysmal that it threatens to expose a secret that could tear the very universe asunder. You can’t miss this stunning, penultimate issue to the year’s biggest event!

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with three covers. For every 25 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Ivan Reis & Oclair Albert), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Rodolfo Migliari). For every 100 copies of the Standard Edition, retailers may order one copy of the Sketch Variant Edition (with a cover by Ivan Reis). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


GREEN LANTERN #51

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Geoff Johns

Art and cover by Doug Mahnke & Christian Alamy

Variant cover by Greg Horn

The most epic battle in BLACKEST NIGHT yet comes to a shocking conclusion as Hal Jordan makes the ultimate move to take on the Black Lantern Spectre. But what price comes with the unleashing of Parallax? And what does this mean for the future of the emotional spectrum’s avatars?

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 25 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Doug Mahnke & Christian Alamy), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Greg Horn). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


GREEN LANTERN CORPS #45

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Peter J. Tomasi

Art and cover by Patrick Gleason & Rebecca Buchman

Variant cover by Greg Horn

The battle for the Green Lantern Battery on Oa comes to a bloody end as the new front in the War of Light emerges!

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 25 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Patrick Gleason & Rebecca Buchman), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Greg Horn). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


BLACKEST NIGHT: FLASH #3

On sale February 17 • 3 of 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Geoff Johns

Art and cover by Scott Kolins

Variant cover by Francis Manapul

It’s a case of the chicken-or-the-egg as Barry Allen takes on the Black Lantern Reverse-Flash and seeks answers to the very nature of Professor Zoom’s impending resurrection. Plus, the Rogues witness an act so horrifying that it changes one of their own forever.

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 25 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Scott Kolins), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Francis Manapul). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


BLACKEST NIGHT: JSA #3

On sale February 24 • 3 of 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by James Robinson

Art and cover by Eddy Barrows & Nei Ruffino • Variant cover by Gene Ha

The bloodthirsty combat in Manhattan reaches its stunning conclusion here! Earth-2 Superman returns to prove that the true legacy of the Justice Society of America is death. Can our heroes rise up to defeat their dead mentors, role models and villains? And can even the third- smartest man in the world, Mr. Terrific, devise a way to destroy them – or will Manhattan and the world perish under Nekron’s might?

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 25 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Eddy Barrows & Nei Ruffino), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Gene Ha). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


BLACKEST NIGHT: WONDER WOMAN #3

On sale February 3 • 3 of 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Greg Rucka

Art by Nicola Scott

Cover by Greg Horn

Variant cover by Ryan Sook

Following closely to the events of BLACKEST NIGHT, this miniseries event concludes as the Amazonian Princess comes to terms with who she is and what her role is in the world. But will her acceptance make her more appetizing to the Black Lantern hordes – or could that emotion be their undoing?

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 25 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Greg Horn), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Ryan Sook). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


ADVENTURE COMICS STARRING BLACK LANTERN SUPERBOY #7

On sale February 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Tony Bedard

Art by Travis Moore

Covers by Francis Manapul

TOP SECRET!

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Francis Manapul), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Francis Manapul and renumbered ADVENTURE COMICS #510). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


BLACK LANTERN GREEN ARROW #30

On sale FEBRUARY 24 · 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by JT KRUL

Art by WILL CONRAD

Cover by GREG HORN

Variant cover by MIKE GRELL

TOP SECRET!

And check out page 79 for GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #29!

Retailers please note: This issue is actually GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #30. This issue will ship with two covers. For every 25 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Greg Horn), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Mike Grell). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


SECRET SIX #18

On sale February 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by John Ostrander & Gail Simone

Art by Jim Calafiore

Cover by Daniel LuVisi

It’s the exciting conclusion of John Ostrander and Gail Simone’s epic team-up! The Black Lanterns have both the Suicide Squad and the Secret Six up against the wall. But Amanda Waller always has a plan. That plan: Manhunter! Plus, Deadshot is forced to make the decision of his life!


BATMAN AND ROBIN #8-9

Issue #8 on sale February 10 • Issue #9 on sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Grant Morrison

Art and Variant covers by Cameron Stewart

Covers by Frank Quitely

BATMAN AND ROBIN double-ships in February with part 2 and 3 of “Blackest Knight” guest-starring Batwoman, Knight and Squire! Only months into his new role as Batman, Dick Grayson faces perhaps the biggest threat of his life. In hopes of attaining his heart’s desire, has Dick instead unleashed a terror the likes of which the world has never seen?

Meanwhile, back in Gotham City, Alfred and a recuperating Robin are at the mercy of someone both fearsome and familiar…

Retailers please note: Both of these issues will ship with two covers each. For every 25 copies of the Standard Editions (with covers by Frank Quitely), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Editions (with covers by Cameron Stewart). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information. Issue #8 on sale February 10; issue #9 on sale February 24 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US


BATMAN #696

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Tony Daniel

Art by Tony Daniel & Sandu Florea

Cover by Tony Daniel

Batman at the mercy of Black Mask! While trapped in the crime lord’s headquarters, The Dark Knight must find a way to escape before all of Gotham City falls prey to the Mask’s lethal toxins. Guest-starring Catwoman, Penguin, Robin and the Reaper!


DETECTIVE COMICS #862

On sale February 24 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Greg Rucka

Art by Jock

Co-feature art by Cully Hamner

Cover by JH Williams III

Two mystery cases collide, as Batman gets closer to finding a missing socialite while Batwoman uncovers a gruesome new villain who has grafted knives onto his skin. There will be blood – and souvenirs of victims’ flesh – in “Cutter” part 2!

And in The Question’s co-feature, the unknown mastermind behind the gun-running scheme hires a professional killer to take care of some unwanted female companionship. When Zeiss sets his sights on Huntress and The Question, bullets will fly and blood will run!


BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM #9

On sale February 17 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Paul Dini; co-feature written by Marc Andreyko Art by Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs

Co-feature art by Jeremy Haun

Cover by Dustin Nguyen

It’s Batman, Robin and Abuse against Zsasz’s army! Will the heroes be able to save the captured children in time?

And in the Manhunter co-feature, the trial takes a turn as Jane Doe has a new suspect on her radar – the ever dangerous Black Mask!


BATMAN: THE WIDENING GYRE #5

On sale February 24 • 5 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Kevin Smith

Art by Walter Flanagan & Art Thibert

Cover by Bill Sienkiewicz

Variant Cover by Gene Ha

As Batman and a new partner-against-crime tackle the streets of Gotham City, Bruce Wayne’s personal life takes a step to the side as the women in his life force him into an awkward position.

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


OUTSIDERS #27

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Dan DiDio

Art and cover by Philip Tan

Geo-Force’s actions put the Outsiders at the center of a political dispute that will have dramatic consequences for them and the entire Earth. Plus, the new Masters of Disaster pay a visit to Markovia, and they intend to stay true to their name…


AZRAEL #5

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Fabian Nicieza

Art by Ramon Bachs & John Stanisci

Cover by Francesco Mattina

When civil unrest between the Palestinian and Hassidic communities in Gotham City boils over with potential international ramifications, Azrael must devise a solution – even if it means losing his soul inside the tattered cloak of Ragman!


BATGIRL #7

On sale February 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Bryan Q. Miller

Art by Lee Garbett & Trevor Scott

Cover by Phil Noto

The situation is dire as Batgirl and Robin must venture into Devil’s Square in an attempt to save Batman before Roulette’s “most dangerous game” turns deadly. Guest-starring Dr. Phosphorus, Roxy Rocket and Riot, and more!


GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #9

On sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Paul Dini

Art and cover by Guillem March

The Riddler continues leading the Gotham City Sirens into a labyrinth of puzzling predicaments. Is Edward Nigma friend or foe? Whatever the case may be, the girls are going to get their revenge.


RED ROBIN #9

On sale February 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Christopher Yost

Art and cover by Marcus To & Ray McCarthy

Red Robin returns to Gotham City as “Collision” begins! Now armed with the knowledge that Bruce Wayne is lost in time, what is Tim Drake going to do about it?


BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #41

On sale February 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Sam Kieth

Art and cover by Sam Kieth

In “Ghosts” part 2 of 4, Batman continues to work with the Gotham City Police as well as his new friend Callie to figure out who the creature is who’s been terrorizing Gotham. The creature raises Batman’s curiosity when he seems to know everything about Batman, including the fate of his parents. But as the body count rises, Batman stands on the verge of losing a friend – and much, much more!


BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT SPECIAL #1

On sale February 3 • 64 pg, FC, $5.99 US

Written by Greg Rucka, Paul Dini and

Art by Brian Bolland, Andy Kubert & others

Cover by Alex Maleev

Originally offered with DC Direct’s LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT BOX SET, this special includes stories from BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #125, DETECTIVE COMICS #826, BATMAN CHRONICLES #8, COUNTDOWN #31 and 27 and 52 #46.


SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN #5

On sale February 24 • 5 of 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Geoff Johns

Art and cover by Gary Frank & Jon Sibal

Superman versus Metallo – for the first time! Witness the origin of one of Superman’s most-feared foes, as an attack by Lex Luthor goes awry and gives birth to the evil of Metallo. Can an inexperienced Man of Steel handle a foe with a heart of Kryptonite? Meanwhile, Lois Lane and Perry White are close to revealing Luthor as the monster that he is – but are they willing to pay for that truth with their lives?

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Gary Frank & Jon Sibal), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Gary Frank & Jon Sibal). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


SUPERMAN #697

On sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by James Robinson

Art by Bernard Chang

Cover by CAFU

“Man of Valor” Part 4! With the Legion of Super-Hero members in the 21st century now revealed to Mon-El, the Man of Valor learns of a greater destiny he and Superboy share; one that ties directly in to the fate of New Krypton and Kal-El!


ACTION COMICS #886

On sale February 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Greg Rucka & Eric Trautmann

Co-feature written by James Robinson & James Rucka

Art by Pere Perez

Co-feature art by CAFU

Cover by CAFU

Nightwing and Flamebird race the clock to capture Jax-Ur, the most dangerous of Zod’s sleeper agents.

And in the Captain Atom co-feature, our hero explores the horrors of his past with the help of Mon-El and Starfire!


SUPERGIRL #50

On sale February 17 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US

Written by Sterling Gates, Helen Slater & Jake Black

Art by Jamal Igle, Jon Sibal & Fernando Dagnino

Cover by Michael Turner

Variant cover by Joshua Middleton

Special celebratory 50th issue! Sterling Gates and Jamal Igle reunite to tell an epic, oversized battle royale between the Girl of Steel and a mysterious, diabolical new foe! Still reeling from last issue’s harrowing events, Supergirl is put to the test when she uncovers a terrible secret about her friend and confidant, Lana Lang.

Plus! A look into a day in the life of the Girl of Steel written by Jake Black and Supergirl herself, actress Helen Slater!

Featuring a cover by the man who redefined Supergirl for the 21st century, Michael Turner, SUPERGIRL #50 is an extra-sized extravaganza you won’t want to miss!

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Michael Turner), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Joshua Middleton). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


SUPERMAN: WORLD OF NEW KRYPTON #12

On sale February 3 • 12 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Greg Rucka & James Robinson

Art by Pete Woods & Ron Randall

Cover by Gary Frank

Variant cover by Ladrönn

Now that the conspiracy involving New Krypton’s council has been brought to light, can Superman keep his people from tearing each other apart? And what does a skull-shaped ship flying towards New Krypton mean?

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


SUPERMAN/BATMAN #69

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Joe Casey

Art and cover by Ardian Syaf & Vicente Cifuentes

Uncover the secret aftermath of OUR WORLDS AT WAR in this issue as the identity of the shape shifting, fugitive Durlan is revealed! Continue exploring past DCU events in this second issue of the new direction for the series!


HUMAN TARGET #1

On sale February 10 • 1 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Len Wein & Peter Johnson

Art by Bruno Redondo, Sergio Sandoval, Chris Sprouse & Karl Story

Cover by Lee Bermejo

Photo variant cover

On the heels of the highly anticipated Human Target Fox television series comes a brand-new adventure pitting Christopher Chance against the organized crime…of the world! When he’s tasked with protecting a highly placed informant and collecting damaging evidence throughout Europe, every assassin and goon from Paris to Prague will be gunning for the Human Target!

From series creator Len Wein comes an all-new, action-packed adventure featuring the art of Bruno Redondo (PUSH) and covers by some of the industry’s most popular creators! As a bonus, we’ve also got a backup story by Peter Johnson, executive producer of the Fox series, with art by the amazing Chris Sprouse (TOM STRONG)!

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Lee Bermejo), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a photo cover). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


MILESTONE FOREVER #1

On sale February 3 • 1 of 2 • 48 pg, FC, $5.99 US

Written by Dwayne McDuffie

Art by John Paul Leon, MD Bright, Romeo Tanghal & others

Cover by Admira Wijaya

DC Comics and Milestone Media entered into an unprecedented creative partnership 16 years ago this month by producing 14 interlocking, creator-owned titles including HARDWARE, ICON, and the multimedia hit that would best be known as STATIC SHOCK. Now, nine Parents Choice Awards, four Eisner Award nominations, and one Emmy and Humanitas Award-winning hit TV series later, Milestone is back, its continuity mysteriously merged with the DCU. While we saw the DC side of the story in JUSTICE LEAGUE: WHEN WORLDS COLLIDE, the 2-issue MILESTONE FOREVER gathers the original artists from Milestone’s launch titles – including John Paul Leon, Mark Bright, Chris Cross and Milestone founder Denys Cowan – to complete the tales told in the original runs of STATIC SHOCK, ICON, HARDWARE, SHADOW CABINET and BLOOD SYNDICATE. Milestone editor-in-chief Dwayne McDuffie reveals the final fate of each of Milestone’s launch characters in a bittersweet tale that chronicles the literal end of a universe and the birth of something new…with major consequences for the future of the DC Universe.


THE BRAVE & THE BOLD #32

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by J. Michael Straczynski

Art and cover by Jesus Saiz

Terrors of the deep! A horrifying lost city has risen at the bottom of the ocean, and Aquaman must call on the supernatural might of Etrigan, the Demon to stand between humanity and the dark menace that lurks inside that forgotten realm! It’s an undersea chiller like no other!


BOOSTER GOLD #29

On sale February 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by DAN JURGENS

Co-feature written by MATTHEW STURGES

Art by DAN JURGENS & NORM RAPMUND

Co-feature art by MIKE NORTON & NORM RAPMUND

Cover by DAN JURGENS

Booster hunts through the timestream in search of his missing sister, but finds Coast City and astronaut Hank Henshaw instead! And in the BLUE BEETLE co-feature, Jaime fights for his life and the lives of his family – against his greatest threat yet: himself!


DOOM PATROL #7

On sale February 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Keith Giffen

Co-feature written by Keith Giffen & J.M. DeMatteis

Art and cover by Matthew Clark

Co-feature art by Kevin Maguire

Oolong Island is picking up the pieces after the Black Lanterns’ devastating attack. Former Patrol member Crazy Jane finds the island first, bearing terrifying news of what’s to come… Plus, more Metal Men!


THE GREAT TEN #4

On sale February 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Tony Bedard

Art by Scott McDaniel & Andy Owens

Cover by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau

The mysterious truth behind the Immortal Man-in-Darkness – and his stealth ship, the living aircraft known as the Dragonwing – are at last revealed.


R.E.B.E.L.S. #13

On sale February 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Tony Bedard

Art by Claude St. Aubin & Scott Hanna

Cover by Kalman Andrasofszky

It’s the penultimate chapter of the rebellion against the new Starro the Conqueror! With Despero’s head in hand, super-genius Vril Dox harnesses the alien cranium as the key weapon in Starro’s defeat. But with the conqueror’s horde closing in, Dox calculates a 4.3% chance of success. Uh-oh.


GREEN ARROW & BLACK CANARY #29

On sale FEBRUARY 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by ANDREW KREISBERG

Art by MIKE NORTON & BILL SIENKIEWICZ

Cover by LADRÖNN

It’s “Five Stages” part 5 and this issue requires a full-length adventure to do it justice! Prepare for the final showdown between Green Arrow and Black Canary vs. Cupid and Dark Arrow for control of Star City.


JONAH HEX #52

On sale February 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray

Art and cover by Jordi Bernet

Jonah Hex has done something horrible and now he’s on the run. What he’s done is so unthinkable that people want him dead for it. Hex must have had a good reason, right? Even if what he’s done is murder…


RED TORNADO # 6

On sale February 3 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Kevin VanHook

Art by Jose Luís & J.P. Mayer

Cover by Joe Prado

Justice League’s Vixen joins the fray! Red Tornado has to stop Red Volcano from growing even more powerful and risks losing his human family in the process! And we learn where the other elemental androids’ loyalties really lie!


JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #36

On sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Bill Willingham

Art by Jesus Merino

Cover by Jesus Merino

The discovery of exactly who was behind the recent attacks on Obsidian and other members of the Justice Society puts the team on the trail of a true Axis of Evil! This means war!


JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA ANNUAL #1

On sale February 3 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US

Written by Keith Giffen & Matthew Sturges

Art by Tom Derenick

Cover by Freddie Williams II

Reflecting developments in both MAGOG and JSA ALL-STARS this month, Magog finds himself the odd man out during a massive escape from Haven – and his own team thinks he’s somehow responsible for the prison break! Turns out, Magog may have exposed one of the DC Universe’s biggest cover-ups! Featuring 56 pages of thrilling JSA adventure from writers Keith Giffen and Matthew Sturges and artist Tom Derenick.


JSA ALL-STARS #3

On sale February 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Matthew Sturges

Co-feature written by Jen Van Meter

Art by Freddie Williams II

Co-feature art by Travis Moore & Dan Green Cover by Freddie Williams II

In “Constellations” part 2, the All-Stars are on the trail of the villains who’ve kidnapped one of their own while internal turmoil creates drama in the ranks! And after what went down in the JSA ANNUAL this month, it looks like Magog won’t be on the team much longer!

In the co-feature, Liberty Belle and Hourman trek to Venice alongside Icicle and Tigress in an amazing race to learn the secret of the ancient Staff of Legends!


MAGOG #6

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Keith Giffen

Art by Howard Porter & John Dell

Cover by Glenn Fabry

Paralleling events in this month’s JSA ANNUAL #1, Haven is exposed as a cover for the mysterious “Flashpoint” – just as Magog finally gets fed up with the limitations the JSA have been putting on him. And Magog’s one guy you don’t want to see angry!


POWER GIRL #9

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray

Art and cover by Amanda Conner

Satanna is back in town with her animal menagerie in tow to terrorize Power Girl. The villainess tries to succeed where her former lover, the Ultra-Humanite couldn’t. This time, though, Satanna has a secret weapon Power Girl won’t see coming.


JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #42

On sale February 17 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by James Robinson

Art and cover by Mark Bagley & Rob Hunter

Variant cover by Adrian Melo & Mariah Benes

In the aftermath of the horrific events of JUSTICE LEAGUE: CRY FOR JUSTICE, a member is comforted by his friends and fellow Justice Leaguers over his tragic loss. And when Dick Grayson is offered membership, will the new Batman accept? Or would he rather operate outside the realm of the World’s Greatest Heroes?

Meanwhile, Ray Palmer attempts to unlock a device that’s been discovered by the team. Will it spell their doom – or something far worse? They’d better find out soon because Dr. Impossible has chosen now, of all times, to attack! Who exactly is this mysterious villain and who has he brought back with him? The new era for the team marches forward!

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 25 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Mark Bagley & Rob Hunter), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Adrian Melo & Mariah Benes). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.


JUSTICE LEAGUE: CRY FOR JUSTICE #7

On sale February 24 • 7 of 7 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by James Robinson

Art and cover by Mauro Cascioli

This is the big one! After the catastrophes seen in issues #5 and #6, a hero loses control, leading to an unexpected ending that will fundamentally change the lives of the World’s Greatest Heroes forever. This issue launches a major storyline in the DC Universe and is not to be missed!


THE SHIELD #6

On sale February 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Eric Trautmann

Co-feature written by Brandon Jerwa

Art by Greg Scott

Co-feature art by Marco Rudy & Mick Gray

Cover by Sami Basri

The Shield reaches his target – the sinister Baron Gestapo. Can he withstand against the might of the Third Reich? Plus, Inferno fights America’s brightest star – the Comet!


TEEN TITANS #80

On sale February 24 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Felicia D. Henderson • Co-feature written by Sean McKeever

Art and cover by Joe Bennett & Jack Jadson

Co-feature art by Yildiray Cinar & Júlio Ferreira

The Teen Titans rush to rescue Static from the clutches of the sadistic thug Holocaust. Plus: Slave-girl Ravager – unleashed!


TITANS #22

On sale February 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by J.T. Krul

Art by Angel Unzueta & Wayne Faucher

Cover by Angel Unzueta

DC fans won’t want to miss this finale of the two-part “Fractured” story! As the remaining three members of the team are evicted from their New York City headquarters by General Lane, they wonder if there’s anywhere on Earth they can still call home. The answer will surprise you! This issue closes this chapter in the life of the classic Titans team and ushers in an exciting new era in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA and March’s TITANS ANNUAL that’ll blow your mind!


THE WARLORD #11

On sale February 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Mike Grell

Art and cover by Mike Grell

Travis Morgan, this was your life! McBane’s documentary causes Travis to reflect on a life spent in the practice of war… but the resurrected Dark Lord waits at the end of memory lane, and he’s launching an all-out attack on Shamballah! Did somebody just say “fire-breathing dragons”? All we hear is blood-curdling screams.


THE WEB #6

On sale February 24 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Matthew Sturges

Co-feature written by John Rozum

Art by Roger Robinson & Hilary Barta

Co-feature art by Tom Derenick and Bill Sienkiewicz

Cover by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau

Matthew Sturges (JSA ALL-STARS, JACK OF FABLES) comes aboard to spin the tales of the Web! Plus, the Hangman’s limitations are about to be tested by the crime lord known as Dead Man Legendre!


WONDER WOMAN #41

On sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Gail Simone

Art and cover by Aaron Lopresti

It’s a knock-down, drag-out war in the sky between the mightiest females in the DC Universe as Wonder Woman fights Power Girl! Meanwhile, that disturbingly creepy circle of hellion kids known as the Crows do everything they can to destroy Diana’s life and loved ones!


BATMAN AND ROBIN DELUXE EDITION VOL. 1: BATMAN REBORN HC

Advance-solicited • On sale April 7 • 160 pg, FC, 7.0625″ x 10.875″, $24.99 US

Written by Grant Morrison

Art by Frank Quitely, Philip Tan & Jonathan Glapion

Cover by Frank Quitely

“Brilliantly executed.” – IGN

“A fresh, yet still iconic, take on the character . . . Brilliant [and] beautiful.” – Ain’t It Cool News

Batman and Robin hit the streets with a bang in their new flying Batmobile to face an assemblage of villains called the Circus of Strange and investigate the abduction of a child by the mysterious Domino Killer. But can this new Dynamic Duo find a way to work together? Find out in this new Deluxe hardcover collecting the first six issues of the hit series!


BATMAN: HEART OF HUSH TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 10 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Written by Paul Dini

Art by Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs

Cover by Dustin Nguyen

Secrets shared years ago between Bruce Wayne and Hush come to light in the present! This new paperback collects DETECTIVE COMICS #846-850.


BATMAN INTERNATIONAL TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 17 • 168 pg, FC, $17.99 US

Written by Mark Waid & Alan Grant

Art by Diego Olmos, Frank Quitely and Arthur Ranson

Cover by Jim Lee

When a string of bizarre murders hits Barcelona, The Dark Knight makes it his top priority. This new title also features BATMAN: THE SCOTTISH CONNECTION, illustrated by Frank Quitely, plus BATMAN: LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #52-53.


THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD: DEMONS AND DRAGONS TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 31 • 168 pg, FC, $17.99 US

Written by Mark Waid & Alan Brennart

Art by Scott Kolins and others

Cover by Scott Kolins

A new paperback collecting THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #13-16, along with tales from THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD (Vol. 1) #181, THE FLASH (Vol. 2) #107 and IMPULSE #17!


DC COMICS CLASSICS LIBRARY: THE JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA BY GEORGE PEREZ VOL. 2 HC

Advance-solicited • On sale April 28 • 192 pg, FC, $39.99 US

Written by Gerry Conway

Art by George Perez, Gil Kane, Brian Bolland, Joe Kubert & others

Cover by George Perez

The second half of the 1980s JLA stories illustrated by George Perez is collected from JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #193-197 and 200. Also includes select covers by Perez!


THE FLASH: REBIRTH HC

Advance-solicited • On sale April 28 • 168 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Written by Geoff Johns

Art and cover by Ethan Van Sciver

Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver, the writer/artist team behind the blockbuster GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH and THE SINESTRO CORPS WAR, create an explosive, jaw-dropping epic that reintroduces Barry Allen as The Flash in this hardcover collecting the fast-paced 6-issue miniseries. But how will this greatest of all Flashes find his place in the twenty-first century?


GOTHAM CITY SIRENS: UNION HC

Advance-solicited • On sale April 14 • 176 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Written by Paul Dini and Scott Lobdell

Art and cover by Guillem March

Catwoman, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn have a new agenda in this hardcover collecting GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #1-7. The three villains are tired of playing by other people’s rules – now they’re planning to strike out in their own uniqe way.


HARDWARE: THE MAN IN THE MACHINE TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 24 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Written by Dwayne McDuffie

Art by Denys Cowan, J.J. Birch & others

Cover by Denys Cowan

This first-ever HARDWARE collection, featuring HARDWARE #1-8, introduces inventor/engineer Curt Metcalf whose high tech armor enables him to break free of his corrupt employer, mob connected businessman Edwin Alva.


FINAL CRISIS AFTERMATH: ESCAPE TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 10 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US

Written by Ivan Brandon

Art by Marco Rudi and Cliff Richards

Cover by Scott Hampton

In this collection of the 6-issue miniseries, Nemesis finds himself a captive by the Global Peace Agency in the mysterious Electric City where members of the superhuman intelligence community are tortured in an attempt to siphon the secrets of the DCU’s heroes. The only object is: Escape!


FINAL CRISIS AFTERMATH: INK TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 3 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US

Written by Eric Wallace

Art by Fabrizio Fiorentino Cover by Brian Stelfreeze

In this collection of the 6-issue miniseries, the Tattooed Man is considered a hero for the first time in his life. At first, it’s a welcome change, but things go from bad to worse when he finds his body covered in unfamiliar tattoos with lives of their own.


JLA DELUXE EDITION VOL. 3 HC

Advance-solicited • On sale April 28 • 256 pg, FC, 7.0625″ x 10.875″, $29.99 US

Written by Grant Morrison

Art by Howard Porter, Mark Pajarillo, John Dell & Walden Wong

Cover by Howard Porter & John Dell

The JLA’s very first foe, Starro the Conqueror, returns in this new Deluxe hardcover collecting JLA #22-26, 28-31 and 1,000,000.


JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL VOL. 4 TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 3 • 192 pg, FC, $17.99 US

Written by Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis

Art by Kevin Maguire, Mike McKone, Bill Willingham & others

Cover by Kevin Maguire & Joe Rubinstein

This new volume collects JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #23-25 and JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA #26-30 as the team deals with a captured Thanagarian spacecraft and more.


THE LAST DAYS OF ANIMAL MAN TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 3 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US

Written by Gerry Conway

Art by Chris Batista and Dave Meikis

Cover by Brian Bolland

By the year 2024 Buddy’s own hometown of San Diego has struggled for years to recover from a cataclysmic typhoon. And now he must face the most vicious foe he’s seen in years – while his own powers start to fade. Collecting the 6-issue miniseries.


ORACLE: THE CURE TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 31 • 128 pg, FC, $17.99 US

Written by Kevin VanHook and Tony Bedard

Art by Fernando Pasarin, Julian Lopez, Claude St. Aubin, Bit & John Floyd

Cover by Guillem March

Barbara Gordon discovers a new path in this collection featuring the 3-issue ORACLE miniseries plus BIRDS OF PREY #126-127.


SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST VOL.3

Advance-solicited • On sale March 17 • 496 pg, B&W, $17.99 US

Written by Edmond Hamilton & others

Art by Curt Swan & others

Cover by Curt Swan & George Klein

Collecting WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #146-160, 162-164 and 171-173.


STRANGE ADVENTURES TP

Advance-solicited; on sale March 31 • 256 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Written by Jim Starlin

Art by Manuel Garcia, Jim Starlin, Rafael Albuquerque, Scott McDaniel & others

Cover by Ed Benes & Rob Hunter

A deadly peril threatens the universe, and it’s up to Adam Strange to stop it. Meanwhile, a contract is put out for the death of Comet, while Bizarro finds a new purpose in life in this collection of the cosmic 8-issue miniseries!


SUPERMAN: CODENAME PATRIOT HC

Advance-solicited • On sale APRIL 21 • 144 pg, FC, $24.99 US

Written by James Robinson, Greg Rucka & Sterling Gates

Superman’s pal Jimmy Olsen takes center stage in this new collection of tales from SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN SPECIAL #2, SUPERMAN #691, SUPERGIRL #44, ACTION COMICS #880 and SUPERMAN: WORLD OF NEW KRYPTON #6.


SUPERMAN: BRAINIAC TP

Advance-solicited • On sale MARCH 3 • 128 pg, FC, $12.99 US

Written by Geoff Johns

Art by Gary Frank & Jon Sibal

Cover by Gary Frank

The amazing “Brainiac” storyline from ACTION COMICS #866-870 is collected in this spectacular new paperback! This is the hard-hitting story that revitalized Brainiac and set the stage for the storyline “New Krypton.”


TOR: A PREHISTORIC ODYSSEY TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 24 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Written by Joe Kubert

Art and cover by Joe Kubert

Legendary writer/artist Joe Kubert returns to the gritty, primal world of Tor in this trade paperback featuring his new six-issue miniseries adventure! Tor strugglse for survival on a quest where he encounters strange tribes, primitive animals, destructive monsters and death at every turn.


WARLORD: THE SAGA TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 10 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US

Written by Mike Grell

Art by Joe Prado, Chad Hardin

& Walden Wong

Cover by Mike Grell

Travis Morgan crashes in the primitive world of Skartaris at the hollow center of the Earth and must learn to live by the sword in this title collecting WARLORD #1-6. When a team of paleontologists and adventurers are stranded in Skartaris, their arrival triggers an unforgettable new adventure.


WEDNESDAY COMICS HC

Advance-solicited • On sale MAY 26 • 200 pg, 11″x17.5″, $49.99 US

This is it! The oversized, hardcover collection of DC’s 2009 weekly comics sensation that USA Today called “cool, classic-looking.” Featuring composite cover art, the WEDNESDAY COMICS HC includes:

• ADAM STRANGE written and illustrated by Paul Pope

• BATMAN written by Brian Azzarello with art by Eduardo Risso including additional panel art on each page!

• METAMORPHO written by Neil Gaiman with art by Michael Allred

• DEADMAN written by Dave Bullock and Vinton Heuck with art by Dave Bullock

• THE DEMON AND CATWOMAN written by Walter Simonson with art by Brian Stelfreeze

• THE FLASH written by Karl Kerschl and Brenden Fletcher with art by Karl Kerschl

• GREEN LANTERN written by Kurt Busiek with art by Joe Quinones

• HAWKMAN written and illustrated by Kyle Baker

• KAMANDI written by Dave Gibbons with art by Ryan Sook

• THE METAL MEN written by Dan DiDio with art by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez & Kevin Nowlan

• SGT. ROCK written by Adam Kubert with art by Joe Kubert

• SUPERGIRL written by Jimmy Palmiotti with art by Amanda Conner

• SUPERMAN written by John Arcudi with art by Lee Bermejo

• TEEN TITANS written by Eddie Berganza with art by Sean Galloway

• WONDER WOMAN written and illustrated by Ben Caldwell

Plus: Don’t miss previously unpublished pages – one starring The Creeper (written by Keith Giffen with art by Eric Canete) and one starring Plastic Man (written by Evan Dorkin with art by Stephen DeStefano)! And, as if that weren’t enough, this can’t-miss collection also includes a bonus sketchbook section and intro by series editor Mark Chiarello!


WONDER WOMAN CHRONICLES VOL.1 TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 17 • 192 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Written by William Moulton Marston

Art & cover by Harry G. Peter

Collecting Wonder Woman’s adventures in chronological order for the first time from the pages of ALL STAR COMICS #8, SENSATION COMICS #1-9 and WONDER WOMAN #1. Don’t miss Wonder Woman’s origin and her search to find her role in “man’s world.”


WONDER WOMAN: ENDS OF THE EARTH TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 31 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US

Written by Gail Simone

Art by Aaron Lopresti, Bernard Chang & Matt Ryan

Cover by Aaron Lopresti

Wonder Woman falls victim to the Black Horizon in this new paperback collecting issues #20-25 of her hit series! To save herself, she must forge an alliance with legendary warriors while trapped on a world where brutal combat rules the day.


NIGHT OWLS VOL.1 TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 24 • 192 pg, FC, 8.375″ x 6″, $14.99 US

Written by Peter Timony

Art and cover by Bobby Timony

In 1920s New York City, Professor Ernest Baxter, an expert in all things arcane; Mindy Markus, a scrappy flapper; and Roscoe, a gargoyle from the Bronx, are The Night Owls. Together they solve crimes no one else can, specializing in the supernatural, in this first volume collecting the short stories that make up their webcomic adventures.


BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #14

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Landry Walker

Art and cover by Eric Jones

Love hurts in our volatile and villainous Valentine’s Day issue! Batman and Huntress team up to take down a would-be Super-Villain, but when they underestimate him – and his mad, love-struck scheme – our heroes find themselves wishing that it was only a movie.


BILLY BATSON AND THE MAGIC OF SHAZAM # 13

On sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Art Baltazar & Franco

Art by Mike Norton

Cover by Byron Vaughns

He’s baaaaaaack! All the area kids are in for a day of fun at the museum when Billy and Mary run into none other than Theo Adam! Does he remember the magic word? No… but let’s just say he’ll be back in black before the day is done!


TINY TITANS #25

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Art Baltazar, Franco & Geoff Johns Art and cover by Art Baltazar

Special guest co-writer Geoff Johns comes to TINY TITANS, and he’s bringing Superboy along with him! And Superboy’s bringing his bizarro brother Match! And Match… well, Match always brings mischief wherever he goes. Join us for an extra-super issue jam-packed with colored rings and awesome things!


SUPER FRIENDS #24

On sale February 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Sholly Fisch

Art and cover by J. Bone

It’s a super-science conference like none other when all the Mad Scientists gather together on Oolong Island to share their latest inventions — and to plot against the Super Friends!


CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #46

On sale February 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Arie Kaplan, Jason Hall and Jim Alexander Art by Min S. Ku & Phillip Moy

Cover by Min S. Ku

This month we’ve got two Ben 10 Alien Force stories, plus a Samurai Jack tale! First, Ben is kidnapped by an obsessive collector. In the second story, Kevin’s shady past comes back to haunt him, putting his friends in danger!


SCOOBY-DOO #153

On sale February 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Paul Kupperberg

Art by Roberto Barrios, Horacio Ottolini & Fabio Laguna

Cover by Vincent Deporter

A TV studio finds its halls terrorized by a phantom just as the Scooby Gang is set to appear as guests to discuss their mystery busting adventures! Could the ghoul be a former host? Find out in “The Phantom of the Opal”!


LOONEY TUNES #183

On sale February 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Sholly Fisch & others

Art by David Santana, David Alvarez, Mike DeCarlo & others

Cover by Scott Gross

The entire Philistine army lives in fear of Samson (Pepe Le Pew) and his mighty smell! While Pepe’s busy romancing secret agent Delilah, she’s trying to help the Philistines cut off Pepe’s stench.


THE AUTHORITY #19

On sale February 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Marc Bernardin & Adam Freeman

Art by Al Barrionuevo

Cover by Mark Bagley & Trevor Scott

The rejuvenated Carrier has left Earth. Destination: Unknown. Who made it on board? Who got left behind? As Jack Hawksmoor and Christine Trelane battle for command of the Carrier, an all-new Authority – with Deathblow and Grifter running point – must deal with uncivilized chaos from within.


WILDCATS #20

On sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Adam Beechen

Art by Tim Seeley & Ryan Wynn

Cover by Mark Bagley & Trevor Scott

The bloodthirsty crew of the legendary Kheran warship Red Blade is back, and they’ve got revenge on their minds and plan a mission to conquer Earth! With Voodoo and Grunge on a desperate mission to get the world’s battle-weary defenders the help they desperately need, conflicts rage in UnLondon and at the North and South Poles. It’s all-out war, and you’ll never believe who becomes a casualty!


THE AUTHORITY: THE LOST YEAR #6

On sale February 17 • 6 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Story by Keith Giffen & Grant Morrison

Art by Brian Stelfreeze & Joel Gomez

Cover by Gene Ha

Still fighting to get home, The Authority lands on an Earth where science is in a constant battle against magic – meaning in this reality, it’s The Doctor versus The Engineer, with our Authority caught in the middle! Featuring art by Brian Stelfreeze (WEDNESDAY COMICS, BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT)!


GEN13 #34

On sale February 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Adam Beechen

Art by Cruddie Torian

Cover by Amanda Conner

Runt joined GEN 13 only to find himself thrust into a war he barely understands; one that consumes the entire WildStorm Universe and presents him with new allies, a dangerous mission, and challenges most 16-year-olds never dream about.


ASTRO CITY: THE DARK AGE BOOK 4 #2

On sale February 24 • 2 of 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Kurt Busiek

Art by Brent Anderson

Cover by Alex Ross

The Dark Age explodes! Battle rages in Las Vegas and a new Super-Villain is born. Another menace arises, more dangerous than any Astro City has ever faced. Featuring the Silver Agent, Mirage, Hellhound, the Blue Knight(s), new “heroes” and more!


EX MACHINA #48

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Brian K. Vaughan

Art and Cover by Tony Harris

“Pro-Life,” part 4! With only three more issues until this acclaimed series reaches its shocking conclusion, the tragedies that Mayor Hundred warned about in the very first issue finally come to pass.


ABSOLUTE PLANETARY BOOK TWO HC

Advance-solicited • On sale July 7 • 384 pg, FC, $75 US

Written by Warren Ellis

Art and cover by John Cassaday

Snow, Jakita and the Drummer take on their nemeses the Four…then death itself! PLANETARY reaches its conclusion as the field team made a mad decision regarding an old friend. The Absolute Edition Book Two collects issues #13-27 of the stunning series.


ABSOLUTE PLANETARY BOOK ONE HC NEW PRINTING

Advance-solicited • On sale July 7 • 320 pg, FC, $75 US

Written by Warren Ellis

Art and cover by John Cassaday

PLANETARY has been hailed as a timeless story that turned modern superhero conventions on their heads. These Archeologists of the Unknown delve into secret places most beings fear to tread. Book One is once again available in the Absolute format, collecting issues #1-12 plus the full script from issue #1.


VICTORIAN UNDEAD #4

On sale February 24 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Ian Edginton

Art by Davide Fabbri

Cover by Simon Coleby

Their hatred simmered for years in a cat-and-mouse game culminating in a vicious battle atop Riechenbach Falls. One man walked away alive. And the other walked away…undead! The story of Professor Moriarty and his connection to London’s undead plague is revealed!


MYSTERIUS THE UNFATHOMABLE TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 17 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Written by Jeff Parker

Art and cover by Tom Fowler

Explore the unimaginable world of magic and adventure with an eccentric magician known as Mysterius the Great in this paperback collecting the acclaimed 6-issue miniseries. When a young reporter named Ella becomes Mysterius’ new assistant, their cases drag them into a world of magic, as well as a pocket dimension… and beyond.


DANTE’S INFERNO #3

On sale February 10 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Christos Gage • Art and cover by Diego Latorre

Lucifer and Beatrice arrive in the place where she will be adorned for their wedding: the second circle of Hell known as Lust. While Cleopatra attends to the bride-to-be, Dante fights against Cerberus in order to escape the Gluttony circle and stop his beloved’s horrific marriage.


FREE REALMS #6

On sale February 10 • 6 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by J.S. Lewis

Art and cover by Jon Buran

Dane and Maya storm the castle in Sanctuary, but they may be too late to save the queen. They have to fight through hordes of monsters and soldiers, but even when it looks like the day is won, Geoffrey offers a chilling warning of the dark days that lie ahead.


MODERN WARFARE 2: GHOST #3

On sale February 10 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by David Lapham

Art by Kevin West

Cover by Federico Dallocchio

Ghost’s mission to Mexico went off the rails faster than expected – his comrades are either dead or captured and he was drugged and beaten. The experience has left him a little unhinged, but is it just the post-traumatic stress that has him hallucinating some pretty evil stuff?


PROTOTYPE TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 10 • 168 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray

Art by Darick Robertson & Matt Jacobs

Cover by Jim Lee

The hit 6-issue miniseries based on the bestselling Activision video game is collected with four rare short stories! A pair of New York homicide detectives track a serial killer unlike any they’ve ever faced – and enter a new era where human extinction and monstrous evolution collide!


SUPERNATURAL: BEGINNING’S END #2

On sale February 17 • 2 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Andrew Dabb & Daniel Loflin

Art by Diego Olmos • Photo cover

John Winchester’s obsession with the demon that took his wife destroyed his life; now, it’s destroying his family. His son Sam has walked away from everything – John, Dean, his own life as a soldier… Faced with the kind of trouble that always seems to find his family, can Sam handle a solo hunt?


TOM STRONG DELUXE EDITION BOOK TWO HC

Advance-solicited • On sale April 14 • 336 pg, 7.0625″ x 10.875″ FC, $39.99 US

Written by Alan Moore, Leah Moore & Peter Hogan

Art by Chris Sprouse, Shawn McManus & others

Cover by Chris Sprouse & Karl Story

In these tales from issues #13-24, Tom faces off against the ruthless Paul Saveen, the Nazi super-woman Ingrid Weiss and more!


STARCRAFT #9

On sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Simon Furman

Art by Mike Miller

Cover by Carlos D’anda

The War Pigs launch their suicidal assault on Tamsen Cauley’s mobile base of operations. Even if they’re lucky, no one gets out alive! But this isn’t the end. Unknown to the War Pigs, uber-Ghost Nova is shadowing them. But are her intentions merely a prelude to a fate far worse than death?


STARCRAFT BOOK ONE HC

Advance-solicited • On sale April 7 • 176 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Written by Simon Furman

Art by Federico Dallocchio, Brian Denham, Mike S. Miller & Carlos D’Anda

Cover by Federico Dallocchio

This hardcover collects the first seven issues of the series based on Blizzard’s smash-hit game. Join the War Pigs, a team of outlaws reunited by their former captain for one last job: the assassination of Jim Raynor!


WORLD OF WARCRAFT: HORDE #2

On sale February 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by DOUG WAGNER

Art and cover by POP MHAN

The orc known as Malgar recovers from his battle wounds and awakens in Orgrimmar – the city to which he swore he’d never return. Meanwhile, the undead warlock Felgrim is ordered to join the Horde militia, but first he embarks on his own sinister mission… a personal quest that promises only one reward: blood.


WORLD OF WARCRAFT: ALLIANCE #27

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Mike Costa

Art and cover by Neil Googe

Introducing Revil Kost, a priest of the Holy Light! Karlain and Revil combine forces to defend Sentinel Hill from a Defias Brotherhood attack. What are the mysterious Dark Riders hunting for in Westfall?


AREA 10 HC

Advance-solicited • On sale April 7 • 184 pg, B&W, 5.5″ x 8″, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Christos N. Gage

Art by Chris Samnee

Cover by Lee Bermejo

“An exquisitely creepy crime story loaded with twists. Gage and Samnee make one hell of a team. Thanks to them I’ll forever be uncomfortable around power drills.” – Jason Aaron (SCALPED)

“A moody, compelling thriller superbly told. AREA 10 is a breakneck ride. Time after time, I thought I had it figured out, then got thrown at the next bend of the road.” – Mike Carey (THE UNWRITTEN)

In New York City, a killer known as “Henry The Eighth” leaves a trail of decapitated corpses – keeping the severed heads to use for unknown purposes. NYPD Detective Adam Kamen leads the investigation, until a seemingly unrelated freak incident leaves him with a brain injury in the section known as “Brodmann Area 10.” When he recovers, Adam’s perceptions of time are altered. He becomes slowly convinced that his bizarre condition could be tied directly to the “Henry” case – and that the key may lie in the ancient, mystical practice of trepanation.


OTHER LIVES HC

Advance-solicited • On sale April 14 • 136 pg, B&W, $6.75″ x 10.25″, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Peter Bagge

Art and cover by Peter Bagge

“I can count on one hand the number of comic artists whose work is as strong…maybe on two or three fingers.” – Robert Crumb

Meet three certified geeks: a self-loathing journalist who has a seemingly normal girlfriend, a conspiracy theorist who still lives with his mother and an unemploy ed gamer who lives in his car. These strangely likable misfits find that dark personal secrets can sometimes be a virtue in OTHER LIVES, a hilarious original graphic novel by award-winning creator Peter Bagge (Hate). The story also explores people’s identities, both real and created, and how the two become confused and conflated through the Internet and role-playing games.


AIR #18

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by G. Willow Wilson

Art by M.K. Perker

Cover by M.K. Perker

Newly weaned off her medication, Blythe heads back to work for the first time in weeks. A surprise is waiting for her: the Hyperwing 307, the sleekest and most advanced hyperprax airship ever built. It will be hers to fly – if she survives a series of baffling pilot’s tests.


DAYTRIPPER # 3

On sale February 10 • 3 of 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Fábio Moon & Gabriel Bá

Art by Gabriel Bá & Fábio Moon

Cover by Gabriel Bá

“I hate you, you piece of s—!” Those were her last words before she left him. If all we need is love, how do we keep going once we lose it? To find out, Bras’ father will take him to the desert and take Bras’ best friend to an art show.


DMZ #50

On sale February 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Brian Wood

Art by Riccardo Burchielli, Ryan Kelly, Rebekah Isaacs, Fábio Moon, JP Leon & others • Cover by Riccardo Burchielli & BRIAN WOOD

Celebrate 50 issues of DMZ with “Notes from the Underground,” an oversized collection of short stories gathered by stranded rookie journalist Matty Roth on location in the heart of America’s Second Civil War. Featuring art from talent spanning the entire industry including Ryan Kelly (Local) Fábio Moon (B.P.R.D., DAYTRIPPER), JP Leon (STATIC) and more! This is a must-not-miss celebration of a pivotal Vertigo series.


DEMO VOL. 2 #1

On sale February 3 • 1 of 6 • 32 pg, B&W, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Brian Wood

Art and cover by Becky Cloonan

“A series of compelling but achingly brief short stories that each introduce extraordinary characters.” -THE ONION on DEMO VOL. 1

The pioneering indie masterwork returns! And here’s the first of 6 brand-new, single-issue, done-in-one stories from Brian Wood (DMZ, NORTHLANDERS) and Becky Cloonan (AMERICAN VIRGIN, Buffy the Vampire Slayer), each one just as powerful and emotionally charged as the original run. In “The Waking Life of Angels,” a woman is haunted by a recurring premonition; one of a person plummeting from a great height. Seriously sleep-deprived and with only fragments of images for clues, she abandons her life to travel halfway around the world in hopes of finding this person before her fateful accident occurs.


CINDERELLA: FROM FABLETOWN WITH LOVE #4

On sale February 3 • 4 of 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Chris Roberson

Art by Shawn McManus

Cover by Chrissie Zullo

Fabletown’s favorite superspy Cinderella and her Arabian ally are closer than ever to finding the source of the illicit magics. Meanwhile, at Cindy’s store, the new magical shoes are a runaway success – literally!


FABLES #93

On sale February 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Bill Willingham

Art by David Lapham

Cover by Joao Ruas

“The Championship” concludes! As honorable judge Flycatcher sits in judgment of star baseball player Goblin, he has a tough choice – if he finds Goblin guilty, the penalty is death. Heavy is the head that wears the crown! Featuring guest-artist David Lapham (YOUNG LIARS, SILVERFISH).


JACK OF FABLES #43

On sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Bill Willingham and Matthew Sturges

Art by Tony Akins & Andrew Pepoy

Cover by Brian Bolland

Jack Frost, all things being equal, is a much better hero than his dad. You want monsters? We got ’em! You want quests and riches? We got ’em in spades! You want fish men from Venus? Well…we don’t actually have those.


HELLBLAZER #264

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Peter Milligan

Art by Giuseppe Camuncoli & Stefano Landini

Cover by Simon Bisley

In the conclusion of “India,” imperialism and dodgy mysticism collide in a Bollywood spectacular – HELLBLAZER-style! John Constantine tries to trick a demon, talks to the dead, and may finally find time to enjoy his duty-free whiskey.


GREEK STREET #8

On sale February 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Peter Milligan

Art by Davide Gianfelice

Cover by Davide Furno

Walking corpses and unquiet ghosts stalk Greek Street as Eddie and Sandy hook up with our chorus girl, Chantel. But now that Chantel has entered the story… can things ever be the same for her? Meanwhile the Furies gang war heats up while Lord Menon discovers that some dead bodies just won’t lie still.


GREEK STREET VOL. 1: BLOOD CALLS FOR BLOOD TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 10 • 144 pg, FC, $9.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Peter Milligan

Art by Davide Gianfelice

Cover by KAKO

“A reminder that some stories are too true and too dangerous to ever die…crackles with Promethean fire.” – Grant Morrison

Boasting a “Greek Chorus” of sexy strippers, vengeful gangsters, a murderous youth and a disturbed clairvoyant teenaged girl, GREEK STREET is Peter Milligan’s reimagining of the brutal and visceral tragedies of Ancient Greece played out on the mean streets of modern-day London. This first paperback collects issues #1-5 of the provocative new series.


JOE THE BARBARIAN #2

On sale February 17 • 2 of 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS

Written by Grant Morrison

Art and cover by Sean Murphy

Formless Deathcoats, Dwarf Pirate Submariners, a Rodent Yojimbo – the wildest imaginings of a young boy become all too real in this breakout epic from superstar writer Grant Morrison and rising talent Sean Murphy. Fantasy and reality, death and life, collide in this new must-read series.


HOUSE OF MYSTERY #22

On sale February 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Matthew Sturges

Art by Luca Rossi & Farel Dalrymple

Cover by Esao Andrews

A boy has arrived at the House of Mystery, and he claims to have a very special relationship with Fig. The problem: Fig has no idea who he is. And she doesn’t much like him, either. Featuring art by indie superstar Farel Dalrymple (Omega The Unknown).


MADAME XANADU #20

On sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Matt Wagner

Art by Joëlle Jones & David Hahn

Cover by Amy Reeder Hadley

Presenting the conclusion of guest artist Joëlle Jones’ flashback revealing Madame Xanadu’s earliest days. Squabbles with the young immortal’s sister Morganna intensify and turn bloody as the world of Fairy and Roman conquest vie for domination of pre-history Britain.


NORTHLANDERS #25

On sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Brian Wood

Art by Leandro Fernandez

Cover by Massimo Carnevale

“The Plague Widow” part 5 of 8. The plague finally claims a victim within the city walls, and in the outburst of violence that follows, several scores are settled. By the time dawn breaks, will there still be “700 souls on the Volga” – and who would be left to command them?


NORTHLANDERS VOL. 3: BLOOD IN THE SNOW TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 24 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US MATURE READERS

Written by Brian Wood

Art by Dean Ormston, Vasilis Lolos, Danijel Zezelj & Davide Gianfelice

Cover by Massimo Carnivale

Collecting NORTHLANDERS #9,10, 17-20! This collection explores everything from the art of Viking single combat to the role of women in the Viking world.


SCALPED #36

On sale February 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Jason Aaron

Art by Davide Furno

Cover by Jock

Beginning a brand-new arc focusing on one of the reservation’s most mysterious characters: Red Crow’s right-hand man, Shunka. When Red Crow becomes embroiled in a feud with a rival Native American casino, Shunka is sent to sort out the mess…


THE UNWRITTEN #10

On sale February 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Mike Carey

Art by Peter Gross & Jimmy Broxton

Cover by Yuko Shimizu

The start of a new storyline! Tom Taylor discovers the true meaning of “out of the frying pan” as his escape from Donostia jail takes him to Stuttgart – in 1940! It’s a ghost city inhabited by the master liar of the Third Reich, Josef Goebbels, and a tortured soul who’s crying out for rescue – or death…


SWEET TOOTH #6

On sale February 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Jeff Lemire

Art and cover by Jeff Lemire

“The new ‘must-read’ book.” – Geoff Johns

“Like a Coen brothers road trip drama… a fantastic post-apocalyptic comic.” – AM New York

“In Captivity” part 1! A new storyline begins for one of the most talked about new series. After the twisted conclusion to the previous issue, take a look back at the first days of the apocalypse and the lengths to which Jeppard is forced to go in order to survive. Plus, discover more details about the disturbing fate of the young hybrid boy Gus.


UNKNOWN SOLDIER # 17

On sale February 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Joshua Dysart

Art by Alberto Ponticelli

Cover by Dave Johnson

The world is becoming as hot as the barrel of a spent gun, and Moses feels it most of all. Now he’s making a mad play, falsely aligning himself with everyone in hopes of figuring out who killed the camp doctor before one of his new “friends” puts a bullet in his back.


UNKNOWN SOLDIER VOL. 2: EASY KILL TP

Advance-solicited • On sale March 17 • 200 pg, FC, $17.99 US MATURE READERS

Written by Joshua Dysart

Art by Alberto Ponticelli & Pat Masioni

Cover by Dave Johnson

In this second volume, collecting issues #7-14 of the acclaimed series, a militant group makes the Unknown Soldier an offer: To focus the world’s attention on Africa’s problems, kill American celebrity Margaret Wells on Ugandan soil.


TRANSMETROPOLITAN VOL. 6: GOUGE AWAY TP NEW EDITION

Advance-solicited • On sale March 3 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US MATURE READERS

Written by Warren Ellis

Art by Darick Robertson, Rodney Ramos and others

Cover by Darick Robertson

Spider Jerusalem is hot on the trail of the horrifying truth behind the newly elected President’s campaign, all from issues #31-36.


Y: THE LAST MAN DELUXE EDITION BOOK THREE HC

Advance-solicited • On sale April 21 • 320 pg, FC, 7.0625″ x 10.875″, $29.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Brian K. Vaughan

Art by Pia Guerra, Goran Sudzuka and Jose Marzan Jr.

Cover by Massimo Carnevale

In this collection of issues #24-36 of the Eisner Award-winning series, Yorick’s unbalanced sister Hero tracks him to San Francisco, only to find that he has seemingly succumbed to the male-killing plague.


MY DARLING! MISS BANCHO VOL. 1

Written and illustrated by Mayu Fujikata

CMX. Souka and her mother are looking for a fresh start, so they move to a new place where no one knows them. Souka embraces the idea of starting over and leaves her private school days behind to enroll in the local tech academy. But the first day of school is nothing like she imagined it would be-she is the only girl around! Unfortunately, not everyone welcomes Souka with open arms, including the school leader. But when she takes him down in front of everyone, Souka becomes the new boss on campus!

Advance-solicited; on sale March 10 • 5″ x 7.375″ • 192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN


DEKA KYOSHI VOL. 2

Written and illustrated by Tamio Baba

CMX/FLEX COMIX. A troubled student named Negishi is prone to fits of rage, but no one knows why. Will he be reformed before he really hurts someone? During Track and Field Day, Detective Toyama has to fight off two unsavory photographers who are at the school investigating the previous teacher’s death. Then, the entire class learns a lesson about teasing someone over a very private matter.

Advance-solicited; on sale March 24 • 5″ x 7.375″ • 162 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN +


KING OF CARDS VOL. 9

Written and illustrated by Makoto Tateno

CMX. Final volume! Manami tries to apologize to Ko and explain why Araki, his rival for Manami’s affections, has the ring she lost. But Ko thinks he has it all figured out and that Manami has chosen Araki. The two rivals decide to have a CHAOS match to determine who will be with Manami once and for all-but the final showdown is interrupted when Manami has to be rushed to the hospital.

Advance-solicited; on sale March 31 • 5″ x 7.375″ • 200 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN


OH! MY BROTHER VOL. 2

Written and illustrated by Ken Saito

CMX. With all of the excitement surrounding the culture festival, Masago didn’t study at all for her tests. So, when the spirit of her brother Shiro offers to take the tests for her, she lets him. Now that Masago has perfect scores in every class, her teacher suggests she run for student council. Unfortunately, not everyone thinks this is a good idea and Masago becomes a target!

Advance-solicited; on sale March 31 • 5″ x 7.375″ • 192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN +


THE LIZARD PRINCE VOL. 2

Written and illustrated by Asuka Izumi

CMX. Sienna returns home to the palace. His parents are delighted to have him back and are excited about his upcoming marriage to Princess Canary. At a ceremony for the couple, Prince Heath accidentally wipes out Sienna’s memories. Can Canary bring them back? And when Siennna later loses control of his transformations just before the wedding, will Canary have to marry a lizard after all?

Advance-solicited; on sale March 3 • 5″ x 7.375″ • 192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US US • EVERYONE


FROM EROICA WITH LOVE VOL. 15

Written and illustrated by Yasuko Aoike

CMX. The saga of the Seventh Seal concludes! The Major fights the KGB over the black box, a device that will close the computer gap between the old Soviet Union and the west.When he’s critically injured, it looks like the Russians may get away. But the last laugh might be on them. Then get ready for a gothic ghost story, as Eroica visits a castle and falls in love with a statue!

Advance-solicited; on sale March 10 • 5″ x 7.375″ • 184 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN


I HATE YOU MORE THAN ANYONE VOL. 9

Written and illustrated by Banri Hidaka

CMX. Kazuha contends with the rivalry between the Sugimoto brothers. Maki, the one she’s in love with, resents Saki, the brother who teaches at Kazuha’s school-and the feeling may be mutual. Now we’ll learn how their mother blamed Maki for all of their family misfortunes and how a mysterious woman became involved in this family feud.Will all of this information affect Kazuha’s feelings toward Maki?

Advance-solicited; on sale March 17 • 5″ x 7.375″ • 192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN


BATMAN BLACK & WHITE STATUE: CATWOMAN BY STEVE RUDE

DESIGNED BY STEVE RUDE

SCULPTED BY KAREN PALINKO

Slinking her way into the BATMAN BLACK & WHITE STATUE line, Catwoman becomes the first female character and the third villain to join this popular series.

This classic rendition of Catwoman swinging a whip is an original design by artist Steve Rude and makes the perfect companion piece to Rude’s version of Batman in black and white.

The statue measures approximately 7.5″ high x 4.75″ wide x 3.25″ deep, is painted in monochromatic tones, features a Bat-logo-shaped base and is packaged in a black and white box.

Limited edition. Manufactured to order.

Advance-solicited; on sale July 7, 2010 * Statue * $80 US


DC DYNAMICS: SUPERMAN STATUE

DESIGNED AND SCULPTED BY TIM BRUCKNER

DC Direct’s exquisite new statue gallery series, featuring dynamic interpretations of classic superheroes, continues!

Award-winning sculptor Tim Bruckner has transformed his original designs of the most recognizable DC heroes into some of the most outstanding, upscale statues DC Direct has ever produced. Each statue features a base that captures the character’s interaction with the surrounding environment.

The fourth in a series of six statues scheduled to be released in 2010, the Man of Steel rockets out of the Fortress of Solitude on his way to defend Metropolis.

This limited-edition, hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue measures approximately 11.75″ high x 6″ wide x 5″ deep and is packaged in a 4-color box with a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity.

Limited Edition. Manufactured to order.

Advance-solicited; on sale July 14, 2010 * Statue * $195 US


BATMAN REBORN SERIES 1 ACTION FIGURES

In one of the most exciting, ongoing comics events in recent years, a cast of familiar characters assumes the mantle of the bat. And out of the events of BATMAN REBORN, a new generation of heroes rise!

Now don’t miss out on the action figures based on this award-winning, best-selling series, which includes both Azrael and Batgirl in their new costumes.

Includes:

Batman: Jason Todd 6.65″ h

Batman: Two-Face 6.7″ h





Azrael 6.75″ h

Batgirl 5.75″ h

4-color clamshell packaging.

Advance-solicited; on sale July 14, 2010 * Action Figures * PI

Retailers, please note: Batman: Jason Todd, Batman: Two-Face, Azrael and Batgirl are intended for individual sale to consumers, but are sold to retailers in inner and master case assortments. Consult your Retailer Order Form for packaging and pricing details. These products are being offered simultaneously beyond the comic-book specialty market.


DC CHRONICLES: AQUAMAN STATUE

SCULPTED BY TIM BRUCKNER

The King of the Seven Seas is the third statue in a series created to capture the original depictions of DC Comics’ most renowned heroes.

With his mega-watt grin and confident stance, the DC CHRONICLES: AQUAMAN STATUE captures the idealism that was present in comics of ol’, while featuring sculptural techniques of the modern day.

The DC Chronicles statue line has a consistent base, and the retro-style logo on the base further gives the piece a sense of the period from which it originated.

This limited-edition, hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue measures approximately 7″ high x 4.5″ wide x 3.75″ deep and is packaged in a 4-color box with a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity.

Manufactured to order.

Advance-solicited; on sale July 14, 2010 * Statue * $99.99 US


CHRISTOPHER REEVE AS SUPERMAN STATUE

SCULPTED BY KAREN PALINKO

Available again!

It’s the quintessential Man of Steel!

One of the most fondly remembered depictions of Superman is now available as a commemorative statue exclusively from DC Direct. Christopher Reeve strikes an iconic pose from the classic 1978 feature film Superman – the movie that made the world believe “a man could fly” and turned the actor into a star.

Standing atop an S-shield base, the CHRISTOPHER REEVE AS SUPERMAN STATUE is a limited-edition, hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue measuring approximately 12.50″ tall x 5.5″ wide x 3.75″ deep. (The base measures approximately .75″ high x 6.5″ diameter.)

The statue includes a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity and is packaged in a 4-color box. Manufactured to order.

Limited to 4000 pieces total.

Advance-solicited; on sale July 7, 2010 * Statue * $195 US

DC Comics will donate $15 from the sale of each “Christopher Reeve as Superman Statue” to the Christopher and Dana Reeve Foundation. For more information on the Foundation and to make a donation, please visit www.christopherreeve.org.


AME-COMI HEROINE SERIES: SUPERGIRL (V.2) PVC FIGURE

DESIGNED AND SCULPTED BY JONATHAN MATTHEWS

Kara Zor-El can’t resist smiling at herself when she finds this side-view mirror on the streets of Metropolis.

Sure to be just as popular as the sold-out, original Ame-Comi version of Superman’s cousin, Supergirl (V.2) is a non-articulated PVC statue, standing approximately 8.75″ tall, including a base and packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook.

Limited Edition. Manufactured to order.

Advance-solicited; on sale July 21, 2010 * Statue * $60 US


AME-COMI HEROINE SERIES: STEEL PVC FIGURE

DESIGNED BY DUSTIN NGUYEN

SCULPTED BY JONATHAN MATTHEWS

There’s no messing with the newest heroine to join the AME-COMI series!

Between her high-tech, armored costume and her trademark hammer that can replicate the powers of Superman, Natasha Jasmine Irons, daughter of the original Steel, means business!

The limited-edition, non-articulated, approximately 8.25″ high PVC statue comes with a base, is packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook and is manufactured to order.


Heroes of the DC Universe: BIZARRO BUST

DESIGNED BY GARY FRANK

SCULPTED BY JEAN ST. JEAN

Superman’s “imperfect duplicate” is the latest villain to infiltrate the HEROES OF THE DC UNIVERSE bust line!

Designed by New York Times best-selling artist Gary Frank, this bust features Kent Clark wearing his trademark “Bizarro #1″ medallion while posed atop a base of his cube-shaped home planet, Htrae. The bust is hand-painted, cold-cast in porcelain, measures approximately 6″ high x 5″ wide x 3” deep and is packaged in a 4-color box.

Limited Edition. Manufactured to order.

Advance-solicited; on sale July 7, 2010 * Bust * $70 US


SUPERMAN (KINGDOM COME) 1:6 SCALE DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE

For the first time ever in this popular product line, the 1:6 scale deluxe collector figure body has been extensively modified to reflect the unique style of a particular artist – Alex Ross’ Kingdom Come Superman.

Dressed in the trademark Kingdom Come S-shield-style costume, this version of Superman closely resembles Ross’ art from the legendary miniseries KINGDOM COME and the epic “THY KINGDOM COME” in physique, expression and dress.

The figure features 28 points of articulation, is packaged in a deluxe 4-color window box with a fifth panel and includes a display stand.

Limited Edition. Manufactured to order.

Advance-solicited; on sale July 28, 2010 * Collector figure * $99.99 US


DC COVER ART REPRODUCTION PRINT: ALL-STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN

Art by Jim Lee & Scott Williams

Own a piece of comics history!

DC Direct is proud to offer this stunning, museum-quality display piece featuring art by award-winning artist Jim Lee.

The artist’s process of creating the image of Batman and Robin on the cover of ALL-STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN #9 is chronicled here on an acid-free, double-matted authentic DC Comics artboard, perfect for framing. A facsimile of Lee’s original pencil art appears beside a reproduction of the final, printed cover, and a Certificate of Authenticity signed by Jim Lee himself is also included.

The entire piece measures approximately 20″ high x 24″ wide and is packaged in a self-shipping box.

Manufactured to order.

Advance-solicited; on sale July 28, 2010 * Cover Art Reproduction * $125 US


JUSTICE LEAGUE: CRISIS ON TWO EARTHS OWLMAN DVD MAQUETTE

SCULPTED BY DEREK MILLER

“You people are my world’s last hope.” – President Lex Luthor

In a parallel universe, the lone survivor of Earth’s Justice League – Lex Luthor – travels through other-world dimensions to join forces with Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, and J’onn J’onzz in a desperate attempt to save his world and his people. But the villainous Crime Syndicate controlled by Ultraman, Owlman and Superwoman will stop at nothing to maintain their domination. It will take wits, might and a sacrifice to defeat these unforgiving enemies in the spectacular DC Universe Original Animated Movie. Two Earths, two Leagues and one epic battle collide for a thrilling experience that will leave viewers breathless!

This hand-painted cold-cast porcelain maquette of Owlman is based on art from the highly anticipated Warner Home Video made-for-DVD animated original movie, Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths!

Measuring approximately 9.2″ tall x 5.5″ wide x 8.75″ deep (including the base), the maquette includes a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity and is packaged in a 4-color box.

Limited edition of 4000!

*Quantities may be allocated.

On sale February 24, 2010 * Statue *$99.99 US


TWISTED METAL: SWEET TOOTH ACTION FIGURE

Advance-solicited; on sale July 28, 2010 * Action Figure * PI

WORLD OF WARCRAFT Premium Series 2

Includes:

Gnome Warlock: Valdremar with Voidwalker Voyd 3.25″ h and 6″ h

Orc Warchief: Thrall 10.25″ h (with arm raised)

Advance-solicited; on sale July 7, 2010 * Action Figures * PI

WORLD OF WARCRAFT Series 6

Includes:

Dwarven King: Magni Bronzebeard 5″ h

Forsaken Queen: Sylvanas Windrunner 7.5″ h

Goblin Tinker: Gibzz Sparklighter 8.5″ h

Advance-solicited; on sale July 14, 2010 * Action Figures * PI

Retailers, please note: Gnome Warlock: Valdremar with Voidwalker Voyd, Orc Warchief: Thrall, Dwarven King: Magni Bronzebeard, Forsaken Queen: Sylvanas Windrunner and Goblin Tinker: Gibzz Sparklighter are intended for individual sale to consumers, but are sold to retailers in inner and master cases. Consult your Retailer Order Form for packaging and pricing details. These products are being offered simultaneously beyond the comic-book specialty market.

HEAVENLY SWORD: NARIKO ACTION FIGURE

Advance-solicited; on sale July 28, 2010 * Action Figure * PI