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#1 The Master

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 03:00 PM

The following DC comic books will be featured in the November Previews catalog, and are scheduled for release in January 2012 (unless otherwise noted).

WARNING: Some of these solicitations do contain spoilers!

DC'S JANUARY PREVIEWS: PART ONE
JUSTICE LEAGUE #5
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
1:25 Variant cover by ERIC BASALDUA
1:200 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE
On sale JANUARY 18 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Now, with the teenaged powerhouse Cyborg at their side, this group of individual heroes must somehow put their differences aside to face the terror of Darkseid!
This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition, polybagged with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #5
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT RYAN
Cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The JLI has one last chance to stop the alien powerhouse known as Peraxxus before he and his SignalMen bring about the end of the world. Will the team be able to work together, or will they bear the responsibility for Earth's destruction?

AQUAMAN #5
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:25 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
Aquaman has been left for dead in the middle of the desert! But how did the King of Atlantis find himself marooned in such a hellish environment? As Aquaman struggles to survive impossible odds, what extreme measures will he resort to in order to stay alive?

WONDER WOMAN #5
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by TONY AKINS
Cover by CLIFF CHIANG
1:25 Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
Wonder Woman has returned home to London…but leaving Paradise Island doesn't mean leaving the gods behind, as two of the most powerful deities of the pantheon have come to town - and neither of them is leaving without being crowned King of the gods! Featuring guest art by Tony Akins (JACK OF FABLES)!

THE FLASH #5
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
Variant cover by GARY FRANK
1:200 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Central City in chaos! Iris West captive in Iron Heights prison! And as Flash tries to deal with all of it, he must also try to save the life of his old friend Manuel Lago from Mob Rule, DC Comics' hottest new Super Villain!

CAPTAIN ATOM #5
Written by J.T. KRUL
Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II
Cover by STANLEY "ARTGERM" LAU
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Captain Atom likes to think of himself as a hero, but he can't shake visions of another fate that could be far more monstrous. And maybe there's more truth to this nightmare than he'd like to believe as he finally comes face-to-face with the bizarre creature that's been lurking in the shadows.

THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #5
Written by GAIL SIMONE and ETHAN VAN SCIVER
Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and NORM RAPMUND
Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Ronnie and Jason have never agreed on anything, and now it's all-out war as the mysterious Zither pits them against each other! But with the mystery of the Rogue Firestorms spiraling out of control, the guys will have to come to an agreement - or risk serious fallout!

GREEN ARROW #5
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and DAN JURGENS
Art by DAN JURGENS and RAY MCCARTHY
Cover by JASON FABOK and RYAN WINN
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
His touch melts flesh and burns through steel, and now the nightmare creature known as Midas wants Green Arrow dead! What secret from Green Arrow's past fuels Midas's rage, and how does it all tie in to the enigmatic woman known only as Blood Rose? Secrets are revealed as Ollie Queen's past comes back - to kill him!

DC UNIVERSE ONLINE LEGENDS #21-22
Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art by BRUNO REDONDO, HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY
Cover #21 by MIKE S. MILLER
Cover #22 by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY
In a misguided attempt to save the Earth, Batman launches a chemical attack on an alien race. Will Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps arrive in time to stop the genocide? And in issue #22, the final battle begins! Under the leadership of Batman and Lex Luthor, the heroes launch an all-out assault on Brainiac - but the elusive Super Villain still has one more trick up his sleeve!
#21 on sale JANUARY 11
#22 on sale JANUARY 25
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #5
Written by PAUL JENKINS
Art by BERNARD CHANG
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
It's the mind-blowing, metaphysical conclusion of Deadman's soul-searching quest to find meaning in his mission and salvation for the spirits of those he has possessed! Deadman thinks he finally has the upper hand on his boss, Rama, but he'll soon learn that when it comes to dealing with a god, there's no such thing. All that plus mobsters, terrorists and a bazooka!

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #5
Written by TONY S. DANIEL and JIM BONNY
Art and cover by PHILIP TAN
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The appearance of an otherworldly visitor to the city sets in motion a series of horrifying visions of the dead walking the streets of New York City. But only Carter can see them, causing him to question his own sanity. Can Hawkman unravel the mystery before it consumes him?

MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #4
Written by AARON LOPRESTI, KEVIN MAGUIRE and MATT KINDT
Art by SCOTT KOLINS, AARON LOPRESTI, MATT RYAN and KEVIN MAGUIRE
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
On sale JANUARY 11 • 40 pg, 4 of 6, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
In the latest issue of the way-out miniseries, Garbage Man flings a Dino-man by the tail, while Tanga tears off a piece of Za - the despot, that is, not the food! Plus: the origin of Robotman!

MISTER TERRIFIC #5
Written by ERIC WALLACE
Art by GIANLUCA GUGLIOTTA and WAYNE FAUCHER
Cover by J.G. JONES
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
It's a battle in outer space as Mister Terrific leads a rebellion against the diabolical Kryl! But with Michael and his allies hopelessly outnumbered, it might take a miracle to save them. Who is the mysterious entity enlisted to help them? One thing's for sure: This will either be Mister Terrific's finest hour…or his last stand.

ACTION COMICS #5
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by ANDY KUBERT and JESSE DELPERDANG
Cover by ANDY KUBERT and JOE PRADO
Variant cover by RAGS MORALES
1:200 B&W Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale JANUARY 4 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
This issue will ship with three covers. See the order form for more information.
As the assault from an alien threat takes a turn for the worse for Metropolis, keys facts about Superman's past are brought to light for the first time! And how can certain elements from The Man of Steel's future help to prevent the theft of the millennium? Don't miss this awesome issue from series writer Grant Morrison and the guest art team of Andy Kubert and Jesse Delperdang!
This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition, polybagged with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.

SUPERMAN #5
Written by GEORGE PEREZ
Art by JESUS MERINO
Cover by GEORGE PEREZ
1:25 Variant cover by GEORGE PEREZ
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
There is a malignancy in Metropolis that is ruining the city, and its name is Superman! The aliens who have been attacking The Man of Steel these past few issues unite to purge the Earth of Superman! The worst part? The people of Metropolis seem to agree with the aliens!

SUPERBOY #5
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN
Cover by SHANE DAVIS and JONATHAN GLAPION
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
They created Superboy to be a weapon, not a hero. But on the eve of his conflict with the Teen Titans, Superboy will make the first truly moral choice of his short life - though he might not be prepared to live with the consequences!

SUPERGIRL #5
Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON
Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Supergirl's nightmare is finally over - she has left Earth and has somehow made it back to Argo City! But it's not the home she remembers, and a deadly new adversary stands in her way. Enter: Maxima!

BATMAN #5
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by GREG CAPULLO • Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT
1:200 B&W variant cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale JANUARY 18 • 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.
Deep beneath Gotham City lies the Court of Owls' deadliest trap - and Batman has fallen right into it! Can he escape, or will he perish in a maze of nightmare? Enter the labyrinth, Batman - if you dare!
This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition, polybagged with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.

PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE #4
Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art and cover by SZYMON KUDRANSKI
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, 4 of 5, FC, $2.99 US RATED T
In the penultimate issue of Gregg Hurwitz and Szymon Kudranski's thrilling and disturbing miniseries, the cracks are beginning to show in The Penguin's life. As he desperately grabs for more power, he puts himself in Batman's sights! And when Batman gets involved, can an underdog like The Penguin hope to triumph?

DETECTIVE COMICS #5
Written by TONY S. DANIEL
Art by TONY S. DANIEL and SANDU FLOREA
Cover by TONY S. DANIEL
1:25 Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
There's been a seriers of assassinations in the criminal underworld - and The Penguin is among Batman's first suspects! But when seemingly ordinary women become part of the killings, Batman discovers a common denominator that leads him on the trail of a vicious killer who is spiraling down a path of destruction. Bruce Wayne's girlfriend, investigative reporter Charlotte Rivers, ends up on the killer's hit list. And with her missing, can Batman uncover the layers of lies and deception within the underworld in time to save her?

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #5
Written by PAUL JENKINS
Art and cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND
1:25 Variant cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
When a madman attacks Batman with a new and powerful fear toxin, The Dark Knight visits the coldest and most distant part of his soul. And as his deepest fears resurface, he must rely on old friends to help quell the terrible effects, and to remind him of his true mission as a hero. But what Batman discovers hidden in a moment of courage may change his life forever... for a dark figure from his past has returned - the one adversary The Dark Knight truly fears.

BATMAN: ODYSSEY VOL. 2 #4
Written by NEAL ADAMS
Art and cover by NEAL ADAMS
1:10 Variant cover by NEAL ADAMS
On sale JANUARY 18 • 40 pg, FC, 4 of 7, $3.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Ra's al Ghul's underworld has taken Batman to the brink of cold-blooded murder - now beyond. Will Batman step up to the hard decisions? And what if Robin gets in the way? This is a cold cruel place, this underworld.

BATWING #5
Written by JUDD WINICK
Art by BEN OLIVER
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The mystery of the Kingdom, Africa's first and last Super Hero team, continues. When their former headquarters is opened to the public, its American benefactor, Bruce Wayne, is on hand. Will the villainous Massacre, who's been murdering the lost heroes, stop by for the grand opening? If he does, it will be up to Batman and Batwing to stop him. It's a battle of the bats!

BATMAN AND ROBIN #5
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
There's a devil on Robin's shoulder - and his name is Nobody! Batman and Robin's relationship gets pushed to the breaking point as Nobody insinuates himself into Damian's life and tries to make him see that Bruce's plan to battle crime is hopeless - and only by teaming up and tapping into Damian's killer instinct can they ever hope to rid Gotham City of its evil roots.

BIRDS OF PREY #5
Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Art by JESUS SAIZ and JAVIER PINA
Cover by DAVID FINCH
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
After [REDACTED] in issue #4, the team agrees to take 24 hours to take stock of what just happened. But there's no such thing as R&R for the Birds of Prey, as Black Canary realizes that Gotham City is still in grave danger. And the key to unmasking the villain known as "Choke" may lie in the mystery of a man who one day just walked out on his family and life…and into a world of mind-control and murder.

BATWOMAN #5
Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN
Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
1:25 Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
"Hydrology," the first arc of the critically acclaimed new BATWOMAN series, reaches its powerful conclusion! After the horrors Batwoman has faced, she has a final showdown with The Weeping Woman - a specter with the power to dredge up Kate's deepest pain. Can she finally forgive herself so she can dispel this evil? And how will she respond when Chase and the DEO tighten their grip, forcing Kate to make an impossible decision?

BATGIRL #5
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Still reeling from the shocking return of a major figure with secrets from her past, Batgirl goes on the hunt for the terrifying killer Gretel, whose eerie and violent power over the men of Gotham City leaves no one safe - not even guest star Bruce Wayne!

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #5
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
With Jason going one-on-one with the ancient evil known as the Untitled and Koriand'r barely able to crawl to his side, it's up to Roy to stand alone against the monstrous threat known as Crux!

HUNTRESS #4
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by MARCUS TO and JOHN DELL
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T
The Huntress's one-woman war on the Italian mob takes a dark turn when she discovers just how high up the corruption goes. Is our heroine willing to take things to the next level and actually kill an opponent?

CATWOMAN #5
Written by JUDD WINICK
Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Catwoman is flying solo and finding plenty of turbulence! She has her paws full when a simple smash and grab turns into a hit and pummeled, as she faces an adversary who is more than a match for Selina. She calls herself Reach, and she doesn't pull any punches. Can our favorite Feline Fatale land on her feet?

NIGHTWING #5
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art by EDDY BARROWS and PAULO SIQUERIA
Cover by EDDY BARROWS
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
With winter closing in, Haly's Circus hits New Orleans! But as Dick Grayson gets closer in his search for answers about the mystery of the circus, it's not just the temperature that heats up. And just how does a voodoo ritual gone bad factor in? Find out as Nightwing takes the Big Easy!

GREEN LANTERN #5
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY
Cover by DOUG MAHNKE
Variant cover by MIKE CHOI
1:200 Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
The conclusion to Sinestro and Hal Jordan's invasion of the planet Korugar! Can these two enemies cooperate long enough to liberate the world from the tyranny of the Sinestro Corps?

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #5
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and SCOTT HANNA
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Guy Gardner must assemble a strike force to invade the genocidal Keeper's dimension and rescue his imprisoned teammates, John Stewart and Vandor! And Guy's recruits are the nastiest Green Lanterns to ever put on a ring! Don't miss the spectacular art by rising star Fernando Pasarin!

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #5
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
1:25 Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
A spacecraft the size of a solar system is on a collision course with Oa, home of the Guardians! As the AWOL Green Lantern Kyle Rayner and members of each of the different Corps make their way to the alien vessel, deep within the ship - within the very sun that serves as the craft's fuel source - the creature known as Seraphon stirs. A major new threat to the DC Universe debuts here!

RED LANTERNS #5
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by ED BENES and ROB HUNTER
Cover by ED BENES
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Is Krona alive? Because if he truly lives again, the Red Lantern leader Atrocitus can kill the mad Guardian of the Universe himself this time, finally getting the revenge he's craved an eternity for! And what does Bleez know about this seeming resurrection? She's not telling, which only stokes Atrocitus's fury!

THE SHADE #4
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by DARWYN COOKE and J. BONE
Cover by TONY HARRIS
1:10 Variant cover by DARWYN COOKE
On sale SEPTEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 12, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
In the tradition of the "Times Past" issues of STARMAN comes a story of revenge, murder and betrayal set in the 1940s! The Shade is just beginning his long criminal career, but when an industrialist who is helping with the war effort is targeted for assassination, the Shade surprisingly seeks to help save the man! Who is this man, and who is the strange woman on this issue's cover? Find out more about the Shade's true origin in this story illustrated by the amazing team of Darwyn Cooke and J. Bone!

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#2 The Master

The Master
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Posted 17 October 2011 - 03:00 PM

DC'S JANUARY PREVIEWS: PART TWO
JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #5
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by MIKEL JANIN
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Enchantress is out of control and more powerful than ever. She has brought a nation to its knees through her arcane powers. Will Madame Xanadu, John Constantine, Shade the Changing Man, Zatanna, Mindwarp, Deadman and June Moon be able to work together to defeat her? One thing is certain: One of these heroes will not make it
out alive!

SWAMP THING #5
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
1:25 Variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
Alec and Abby bring the fight to Sethe's chosen servant in the blood-slicked slaughterhouses of west Texas! But while the battle is joined in America, the war may already be lost in the jungles of Brazil, as danger approaches for the Parliament of Trees…

ANIMAL MAN #5
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by TRAVEL FOREMAN and JEFF HUET
Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
With Ellen and Cliff's lives hanging in the balance, Buddy finally faces off against The Hunters Three! But the fight doesn't go as planned, causing the Baker family to go on the run. What dark new threat is chasing them - and why? Find out as the first arc of DC's surprise breakout hit comes to a startling conclusion!

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #5
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI
Cover by J.G. JONES
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
When Checkmate fails to bring the rogue metahuman O.M.A.C. under control, they call in S.H.A.D.E.'s best agent, Frankenstein! It's all-out monster mayhem as O.M.A.C. and Frank battle in the streets of Metropolis. But what is Brother Eye's real goal? It's up to Father Time and Ray Palmer to find out! Continued from this month's O.M.A.C. #5!

RESURRECTION MAN #5
Written by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING
Art by FERNANDO BLANCO
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Mitch Shelley is dead. Again. But this time, things are different. He's no longer in the realm of the living. While the Body Doubles try to find out what happened to him, the Resurrection Man must find a way to escape the realm he's trapped in before a host of celestial beings finds him…

I, VAMPIRE #5
Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO
Cover by JENNY FRISON
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
The war of the vampires comes to Batman's doorstep! The Queen of Blood has deadly plans for the citizens of Gotham City, but before Andrew can stop her, he must face The Dark Knight!

DEMON KNIGHTS #5
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art by DIOGENES NEVES and OCLAIR ALBERT
Cover by MIKE CHOI
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The pressure is mounting as the Horde prepares to breach the walls of Little Spring - but inside the town, our heroes are at each other's throats! With their fragile alliance in tatters, and the enemy whispering in their ears, someone's going to break - but for a reason you never saw coming!

STORMWATCH #5
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art and cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
1:25 Variant cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
It's the unstoppable murder machine vs. the Eminence of Blades when the Midnighter takes on Prince of Lies, Harry Tanner! As Adam One stands trial before the shadow cabinet, Stormwatch loses two members, and the mystery horn from SUPERMAN #1 reappears to deliver a final page that will change Stormwatch forever!

GRIFTER #5
Written by NATHAN EDMONDSON
Art and cover by SCOTT CLARK and DAVE BEATY
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Cole and his new partner Sofia make plans to escape the northwest, but first they need a little cash - and that calls for a quick grift. Cole can't get far in his con-artistry, however, before discovering that the Daemonites are coming after him in full force - and they have powers he could not have anticipated.

DEATHSTROKE #5
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art by JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERT
Cover by SIMON BISLEY
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US• RATED T+
Deathstroke's allies are dwindling and the net is tightening, so now's a bad time for the return of Legacy! Who is this relentless enemy, and who's been stalking the unbeatable mercenary?

SUICIDE SQUAD #5
Written by ADAM GLASS
Art by FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO
Cover by DAN PANOSIAN
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Super-Villain prison riot! After returning from a string of hellish missions, the surviving members of the Suicide Squad are forced to undertake one last task: stop an all-out riot inside Belle Reve Penitentiary, the roughest Super-Villain prison on the planet!

VOODOO #5
Written by RON MARZ
Art by SAMI BASRI
Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Voodoo discovers a threat that could expose her secrets before she can complete her mission. With her shape-shifting abilities in overdrive, Pris does what she does best when she's cornered: fight.

O.M.A.C. #5
Written by DAN DIDIO and KEITH GIFFEN
Art and cover by KEITH GIFFEN and SCOTT KOBLISH
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Max Lord and Sarge Steel decide that in order to capture O.M.A.C., sacrifices will have to be made. They go back to the location of O.M.A.C.'s first appearance and target the workers on Kevin Kho's floor, including Kevin and all his friends. Meanwhile, since O.M.A.C. is still on the loose, S.H.A.D.E. decides to send in their top agent, Frankenstein, to succeed where Checkmate has failed. This epic storyline continues in this month's FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #5!

MEN OF WAR #5
Written by IVAN BRANDON and MATT KINDT
Art by TOM DERENICK, PATRICK SCHERBERGER and DAN GREEN
Cover by VIKTOR KALVACHEV
On sale JANUARY 4 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+
Even beaten and captured, Joe Rock's resolve is enough to attract the attention of an ageless military general. But will it be enough to help him escape a battalion of battle-hardened ghouls and save his men? Plus: She fights with skilled perfection, he with ferocious energy. Which will be the last blade standing - or are both of these knife-wielding spies doomed?

BLACKHAWKS #5
Written by MIKE COSTA
Art by CAFU and BIT
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Three of the Blackhawks are incapacitated with injuries, and two more are stranded in outer space! The team has suffered a serious beating, but they still have one more crazy, hail Mary stunt up their sleeve as our first story is brought to its explosive conclusion by Mike Costa and new fan-favorite artist CAFU!

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS #3
Written by NICK SPENCER
Art by WES CRAIG and WALTER SIMONSON
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T
The team is rocked by the death of one of their own. They won't have much time to mourn, though, as a face from the past thought long gone returns! Plus, NoMan is forced to answer for the sins of his past…

ALL-STAR WESTERN #5
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by MORITAT and PHIL WINSLADE
Cover by LADRONN
On sale JANUARY 25 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+
Slippery sewer pipes make a brutal place for a fight - but that won't stop Jonah Hex and Amadeus Arkham from facing off against a gang of kidnappers beneath Gotham City. And when the thugs get the best of them, Hex and Arkham find themselves swept away to a pitch-black cave with seemingly no way out - and lots of bats! Will they find a way to escape Gotham City's dark underbelly before Hex's matches are all burned out? Also: For the Barbary Ghost, death is only the beginning of her plan for revenge!

THE RAY #2
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by JAMAL IGLE and RICH PEROTTA
Cover by JAMAL IGLE
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 4, $2.99 US • RATED T
Lucien Gates is doing his best to adapt to his new powers and heroic identity as The Ray - but between giant monsters attacking San Diego and meeting his girlfriend's strict parents, things are not going so well. Someone is definitely behind these attacks and perhaps even Lucien's gaining his abilities. He'd better hope he can solve that mystery before his life is completely ruined.

TEEN TITANS #5
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
In their first battle as a team, The Teen Titans square off against N.O.W.H.E.R.E.'s most powerful weapon... The Superboy! But can the cunning of Red Robin, the speed of Kid Flash and the psionic might of Bunker stop a threat that has already taken out the powerhouse known as Wonder Girl? The fight rages from a battle cruiser docked in the Hudson River to the Central Park Zoo, but as a world stands up and takes notice, there is a very real possibility the Teen Titans might not survive their high profile debut!

STATIC SHOCK #5
Written by SCOTT MCDANIEL
Art by SCOTT MCDANIEL and ANDY OWENS
Cover by KHARY RANDOLPH
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Sending Static to a watery grave has earned Joey Piranha and his freakish Bang Baby Army the coveted security role in the secretive Crime Alliance. Shocking connections begin to be revealed between the mysterious Hawkins family tragedy and this brutal criminal enterprise. And how might the unpredictable agenda of the Pale Man and the true price of Dr. Nemo's Q-Juice send this criminal storm spinning wildly out of control?

HAWK AND DOVE #5
Written by STERLING GATES
Art and cover by ROB LIEFELD
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
It's a race to rescue Deadman from the clutches of Condor and Swan! Hawk and Dove go on the hunt for Dove's ghostly lover, and it's a race against the clock to find him before Deadman lives up to his name for good! Traverse time and space as the hunt begins and secrets are uncovered in this action-packed issue!

BLUE BEETLE #5
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYER
Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and SAL REGLA
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US •
RATED T
Jaime Reyes's entire life changed the moment an alien weapon bonded with him. He's had to hide his secret from his friends and family, run from insane and powerful villains, and be careful to watch his anger…but how can he cope when the armor acts on its own and mortally wounds someone close to him?

LEGION LOST #5
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art and cover by PETE WOODS
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Our team of time-stranded Legionnaires must do battle with Alastor, the hulking bio-terrorist who has unleashed his lethal future virus in the present-day DCU! But before they arrive on the scene, Dawnstar must try to survive the behemoth alone!

LEGION: SECRET ORIGIN #4
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art and cover by CHRIS BATISTA and MARC DEERING
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T
As more worlds fall to the mysterious alien armada, the Legion continues its struggle to defend the United Planets. Will new members Ultra Boy and Star Boy be enough to turn the tide?

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #5
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by WALTER SIMONSON and DAN GREEN
Cover by WALTER SIMONSON
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Legendary artist Walter Simonson comes on board for an ambitious single-issue story that walks you through a day in the life of the Legion, checking in with every single member along the way! It's a race against time to find the meaning of Dream Girl's predawn vision before its secret can catch the team by surprise!

BATMAN VS. THE BLACK GLOVE DELUXE EDITION HC
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by ANDY KUBERT, J.H. WILLIAMS III, TONY S. DANIEL, JOHN VAN FLEET, RYAN BENJAMIN, JESSE DELPERDANG, JONATHAN GLAPION and SANDU FLOREA
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale MARCH 28 • 384 pg, FC, 7.0625" x 10.875", $29.99 US
Comic-book legend Grant Morrison (ACTION COMICS) joins forces with top artists including Andy Kubert (FLASHPOINT), J.H. Williams III (BATWOMAN) and Tony S. Daniel (DETECTIVE COMICS) in this new hardcover collecting BATMAN #655-658, 663-669 and 672-675!
First, Batman receives the greatest shock of his life when he discovers that he has a son. And sparks fly when the new addition to the Batfamily is introduced to Robin, the Boy Wonder. Which young hero will carry on the legacy as Gotham City's protector?
Then, 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 YEAR ONE DELUXE EDITION HC NEW PRINTING
Written by FRANK MILLER
Art and cover by DAVID MAZZUCCHELLI
On sale MARCH 7 • 144 pg, FC, 7.0625" x 10.875", $24.99 US
One of the most important and critically acclaimed Batman adventures ever - written by Frank Miller (BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS) with art by David Mazzucchelli (Daredevil) - returns in a new edition of the deluxe hardcover designed by Chip Kidd. In addition to telling the entire dramatic story of Batman's first year fighting crime from BATMAN #404-407, this collection includes new introductions by Miller and Mazzucchelli, loads of reproductions of original pencils, promotional art, unseen Mazzucchelli Batman art, Richmond Lewis's color samples, script pages and other surprises.

BATMAN VS. BANE TP
Written by CHUCK DIXON
Art by RICK BURCHETT, GRAHAM NOLAN and TOM PALMER
Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
The Dark Knight battles the powerful foe who once broke his back in this new, hard-hitting collection!
In these stories, reprinted from BATMAN/BANE and BATMAN: BANE OF THE DEMON #1-4, Bane is back - and he's out to break Gotham City as he broke Batman. All he needs to get the job done is a few nuclear weapons! Guest-starring Ra's al Ghul and Talia!

BATMAN: GATES OF GOTHAM TP
Written by SCOTT SNYDER, KYLE HIGGINS and DAVID HINE
Art by TREVOR MCCARTHY, AGUSTIN PADILLA, ANDRES GUINALDO and LORENZO RUGGIERO
Cover by TREVOR McCARTHY
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Collecting the acclaimed 5-issue miniseries from writers Scott Snyder (AMERICAN VAMPIRE) and Kyle Higgins (NIGHTWING)! When a mystery as old as Gotham City itself surfaces, Batman assembles a team of his greatest detectives - including Red Robin, Owlman, I-Ching and others - to investigate this startling new enigma. As clues are discovered and the mystery deepens, Batman's team soon finds itself on a journey that explores different eras in Gotham's history and touches upon notable Gotham families including the Waynes, Kanes, and Elliotts. This miniseries spins out of recent events in the Batman titles and sets the stage for several exciting storylines in 2011. This volume also includes BATMAN ANNUAL #28 and DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #12

THE FLASH BY GEOFF JOHNS OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by SCOTT KOLINS, DOUG HAZLEWOOD, RICK BURCHETT, PHIL WINSLADE, DAN PANOSIAN and others
Cover by SCOTT KOLINS
On sale MARCH 28 • 648 pg, FC, $75.00 US
It's the second hardcover volume collecting all the issues of THE FLASH written by comics superstar Geoff Johns! In this massive collection featuring issues #177-200 and DC FIRST: FLASH/SUPERMAN #1, an old friend of Wally West becomes the portal to another universe and Gorilla Grodd goes wild in Keystone City! Plus, don't miss the Fastest Man Alive's clashes with members of his infamous rogues gallery, including Captain Cold, The Trickster, the Pied Piper and more!

DC COMICS PRESENTS: THE NEW 52 #1
Written by JEFF LEMIRE, PETER MILLIGAN, JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV and
SCOTT SNYDER • Art by TRAVEL FOREMAN, ANDREA SORRENTINO,
MIKEL JANIN and YANICK PAQUETTE • Montage cover
On sale JANUARY 4 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US
Don't miss the special sampler issue reprinting four of the hottest DC COMICS - THE NEW 52 titles, including ANIMAL MAN #1, JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #1, I, VAMPIRE #1 and SWAMP THING #1.

JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST VOL. 1 TP
Written by JUDD WINICK • Art by AARON LOPRESTI, JOE BENNETT and others • Cover by TONY HARRIS
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 320 pg, FC, $29.99 US
Mind-controlling mastermind Maxwell Lord is targeting the members of the defunct Justice League International in this paperback collecting the first 12 issues of the twice-monthly series tying into BRIGHTEST DAY.

HAWK AND DOVE: GHOSTS AND DEMONS TP NEW EDITION
Written by KARL KESEL and BARBARA KESEL • Art and cover by ROB LIEFELD and KARL KESEL
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Don't miss this new edition of the title collecting the 5-issue miniseries from 1988, as these two dissimilar heroes meet for the first time and battle Kestrel, a Super-Villain intent on the destruction of Hawk.

DEADMAN VOL. 2 TP
Written by BOB HANEY, ROBERT KANIGHER, NEAL ADAMS and DENNNIS O'NEIL
Art by NEAL ADAMS and GEORGE TUSKA
Cover by NEAL ADAMS
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Neal Adams's groundbreaking tales of Deadman are collected in this new trade paperback featuring BRAVE AND THE BOLD #79, 86, STRANGE ADVENTURES #214-216, backup stories from AQUAMAN #50-52 and CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN #74.

BATMAN: TIME AND THE BATMAN TP
Written by GRANT MORRISON and FABIAN NICIEZA
Art by DAVID FINCH, ANDY KUBERT, TONY S. DANIEL and FRANK QUITELY
Cover by DAVID FINCH
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Grant Morrison returns to BATMAN with tales from issues #700-703, illustrated by an all-star roster of artists including Andy Kubert, Tony Daniel and Frank Quitely. Don't miss this epic that reveals secret details in The Dark Knight's adventures following BATMAN R.I.P and the return of Bruce Wayne to Gotham City!

SUPERMAN: THE BLACK RING VOL. 1 TP
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art by PETE WOODS and SEAN CHEN
Cover by DAVID FINCH and JOE WEEMS
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Now in trade paperback! When Lex Luthor finally regained control of LexCorp, he thought he had everything he wanted. But in BLACKEST NIGHT, he briefly became an Orange Lantern and got a taste of true power. Now he'll do anything to get that power back. Buckle in for a greatest hits tour of the DCU's most wanted - including an appearance by The Sandman's big sister, Death! - as Lex Luthor begins an epic quest for power in stories from ACTION COMICS #890-895, brought to you by writer Paul Cornell (Dr. Who, Captain Britain And MI-13)!

SUPERMAN IN ACTION COMICS ARCHIVES VOL. 6 HC
Written by DON CAMERON and ALVIN SCHWARTZ • Art by VARIOUS
Cover by WAYNE BORING and STAN KAYE
On sale JUNE 6 • 240 pg, FC, $59.99 US
Superman enters the post World War II era in these stories from ACTION COMICS #86-102. The Man of Steel helps out Hocus and Pocus, and fights the nuisances of The Prankster and Mr. Mxyztplk.

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Posted 17 October 2011 - 03:00 PM

DC'S JANUARY PREVIEWS: PART THREE
SHOWCASE PRESENTS: YOUNG LOVE VOL. 1 TP
Written by VARIOUS • Art by VARIOUS • Cover by JAY SCOTT PIKE
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 544 pg, B&W, $19.99 US
DC's popular romance series is collected for the first time in this title reprinting YOUNG LOVE #39-56, featuring art by John Romita, Mike Sekowsky, Don Heck, Gene Colan, Jay Scott Pike and others.

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES: THE CHOICE TP
Written by PAUL LEVITZ • Art by YILDIRAY CINAR, FRANCIS PORTELA
and WAYNE FAUCHER • Cover by YILDIRAY CINAR and WAYNE FAUCHER
On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 224 pg, FC, $17.99 US
This new LEGION title collects issues #1-6 from 2010, including the unwelcome debut of Earth-Man, the kidnapping of Saturn Girl and Lightning Lad's twins, the revelation of a new Green Lantern and more!

POWER GIRL: OLD FRIENDS TP
Written by JUDD WINICK and MATTHEW STURGES • Art by SAMI BASRI and HENDRY PRASETYA • Cover by WARREN LOUW
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 200 pg, FC, $19.99 US
From robotic dinosaurs to the villainous Maxwell Lord to her own personal fan convention, Power Girl faces a plethora challenges in the final volume of her solo series, collecting issues #19-27. Joining the Woman of Steel are countless DC Universe heroes, including Superman, Batman, Zatanna and more.

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA: MONUMENT POINT TP
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM • Art by GEORGE PEREZ, SCOTT KOBLISH, FREDDIE WILLIAMS II, HOWARD CHAYKIN and TOM DERENICK • Cover by FELIPE MASSAFERA
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Collecting issues #50-54! As Jay Garrick begins his term as mayor, the other members of the JSA try to settle into their new home, and Mr. Terrific attempts to deal with his shocking loss of intelligence.

I, VAMPIRE TP
Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS, BRUCE JONES, DAN MISHKIN, GARY COHN and MIKE BARR • Art by TOM SUTTON, ERNIE COLON, PARIS CULLINS, JIM APARO and others • Cover by JOE KUBERT
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 320 pg, FC, $29.99 US
A cult favorite series is collected at last, from HOUSE OF MYSTERY #290, 291, 293, 295, 297, 299, 302 and 304-319 and BRAVE AND THE BOLD #195! Vampiric Lord Andrew Bennett turned his beloved Mary Seward into a vampire, hoping to keep her by his side through eternity. But what happens when her power turns her evil?

WONDER WOMAN: ODYSSEY VOL. 2 HC
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI and PHIL HESTER
Art by DON KRAMER, EDUARDO PANSICA, GERALDO BORGES, TRAVIS MOORE, WAYNE FAUCHER, JAY LEISTEN and others
Cover by ALEX GARNER
On sale MARCH 7 • 192 pg, FC, $22.99 US
In this final "Odyssey" volume, Wonder Woman faces Cheetah, Silver Swan, Dr. Psycho and the mysterious Morrigan. And as the old gods die away, only Diana's inner strength can see her through the battle to come.
And in the finale, Wonder Woman learns that the only way to defeat her nemesis may be to give her own powers over to her! But is Diana strong enough to control a force that seeks vengeance on all mankind, or will the warrior within her condemn her to a life of eternal bloodshed? Collecting WONDER WOMAN #607-614!

XOMBI TP
Written by JOHN ROZUM • Art by FRAZER IRVING and SCOTT HAMPTON • Cover by FRAZER IRVING
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US
As an undying Xombi, David Kim watches the world burn while humanity grows increasingly isolated. What would a Xombi do just to feel change again? And where will he ever be able to find a kindred soul? Find out in this title collecting XOMBI #1-6 and BRAVE AND THE BOLD #26, featuring a team-up with The Spectre.

TITANS: BROKEN PROMISES TP
Written by ERIC WALLACE • Art by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO and CLIFF RICHARDS • Cover by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO
On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 176 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Deathstroke and The Titans must escape the island paradise known as Drago in a game of life and death in this title collecting issues #33-39 and TITANS ANNUAL 2011. Plus, Osiris and Isis must come to terms with one another as they attempt to reclaim their thrones in Kahndaq.

SUPERNATURAL #4
Written by BRIAN WOOD • Art by GRANT BOND
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $2.99 US
In way over his head, Sam brings Dean in to help with this seriously weird village and an Emma who is just not herself. By day this is a rugged yet undeniably beautiful community. At night, its horrors are almost beyond description. As an ancient celtic folk tale proves real, our two Americans are the first and last line of defense.

UNCHARTED #3
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art by SERGIO SANDOVAL and POL GAS
Cover by TONY HARRIS • 1:10 Variant cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $2.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. See the order form for more
details.
Drake and Sully need to escape a firing squad and the Russian Mob before they can catch their flight to the center of the earth and the legendary Amber Room. Only one person can save them…but is she friend or foe?

DIABLO #2
Written by AARON WILLIAMS • Art and cover by JOSEPH LACROIX
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 5, $2.99 US
The Dreadlands are being corrupted by madness, causing its victims to open their flesh and lash out at friend and foe alike. Jacob, a young fugitive from the city of Staalbreak, may be Sanctuary's only hope to stop this plague before it consumes or destroys mankind. His destiny is bound to a mysterious sword and the woman who watches over it, but his own troubled soul may keep him from embracing its true power in time.

END OF NATIONS #3
Written by RICARDO SANCHEZ • Art by YVEL GUICHET
Cover by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY
RESOLICIT • On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 4, $2.99 US
Retailers: This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.
Based on the highly anticipated, free-to-play strategy game from Trion Worlds. Adversaries are about to become allies, as Commander Dern learns who his real enemies are. The Order launches their massive Typhoon gun, and Shane and Dern attempt a desperate escape.

TINY TITANS #48
Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Because you demanded it - Tiny Titans unmasked in a special all red hair issue! Barbara! Miss Martian! Starfire! Blackfire! And Speedy! Actually, Speedy's hair is more of an auburn. Also, what's Wonder Girl's secret? What is she doing with all that fruit? A discovery is made when she reveals her secret oranges!

THE ALL-NEW BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #15
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art and cover by RICK BURCHETT and DAN DAVIS
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Batman finds himself in a death trap with no way out. It's going to take a miracle to save him…Mister Miracle, that is. But can even the world's two greatest escape artists find their way out of an endless maze filled with nonstop danger?

YOUNG JUSTICE #12
Written by GREG WEISMAN and KEVIN HOPPS
Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
There's a new menace in Gotham City: a creature so strange - and so versatile - that not even the combined might of the entire Young Justice team can stand against it. Witness the origin of...Clayface!

CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #66
Written by CHARLES SKAGGS and JAKE BLACK • Art by ADAM ARCHER and LUCIANO VECCHIO • Cover by MIKE CAVALLARO
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Desperate for help with last-minute holiday shopping, Rex heads to the mall with a caffeine-deprived Dr. Holiday. Is doing a little shopping and flirting with cute girls too much to ask? Maybe you should ask the ginormous EVO.

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #17
Written by SHOLLY FISCH • Art and cover by ROBERT POPE and SCOTT McCRAE
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Mom & Pop's, the gang's favorite grocery store, is in trouble! Aside from a newer, bigger supermarket moving to town, they have to worry about their old store being haunted! Can the gang get to the bottom of the mystery? Will there be any food left on the shelves by the time Shaggy and Scooby are done?

GONE TO AMERIKAY HC
Written by DEREK McCULLOCH
Art and cover by COLLEEN DORAN
On sale MARCH 28 • 144 pg, FC, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS
This sweeping, century-spanning graphic novel explores the vivid history of Irish émigrés to New York City via three intertwined tales, from a penniless woman raising a daughter alone in the Five Points slum of 1870, to a struggling young artist drawn to the nascent counterculture of 1960, the year America elected its first Irish-Catholic president. Written by Eisner Award-nominated writer Derek McCulloch (Stagger Lee, Pug), and beautifully illustrated with period detail by Colleen Doran (THE SANDMAN, ORBITER) and color by Jose Villarrubia.

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #23
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
It's 1955 and AMERICAN VAMPIRE is terrorizing the suburbs with hot rods, teenyboppers and fangs! Learn more about the ferocious new vampire hunter Travis Kidd and his connection to Skinner Sweet. Plus: Who is that mysterious man Travis is racing? Find out in "Death Race" part 2!

HELLBLAZER #287
Written by PETER MILLIGAN • Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and STEFANO LANDINI • Cover by SIMON BISLEY
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
John Constantine is going to Hell and back - this time, it's a favor to his niece Gemma, who happens to be in deep and dirty with London gangster (and Constantine's father-in-law) Terry Greaves. A farting demon, a suspicious angel, a Hellish aquarium, and an old adversary all await Constantine in "Another Season in Hell."

HELLBLAZER: PHANTOM PAINS TP
Written by PETER MILLIGAN • Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI, STEFANO LANDINI and SIMON BISLEY • Cover by SIMON BISLEY
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS
Constantine's new wife is less than happy that he's missing a thumb, leading him on a quest to find a suitable replacement for his missing digit. While he tries to literally sew himself back together, his niece, Gemma, plots dark revenge against her uncle. Will Constantine be able to fend off his own kin's demonic fury? Collecting issues #276-282.

iZOMBIE #21
Written by CHRIS ROBERSON • Guest art by J. BONE
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
In the aftermath of the zombie invasion and major heartbreaks, Gwen is hiding out in her crypt until the heat dies down. But Galatea and Dr. Coffee are determined to give the town of Eugene more to worry about - and the only one standing in the way of their evil scheme is Amon, the dashing, deadly mummy.

iZOMBIE VOL. 3: SIX FEET UNDER AND RISING TP
Written by CHRIS ROBERSON • Art and cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS
In this collection of issues #13-17, Spot tumbles into a cemetery sinkhole full of hungry creatures, Gwen's monster hunter boyfriend might uncover her big secret, and The Dead Presidents arrive, intent on taking names in a city infested with skeeball fanatics, mad scientists and shambling zombies!

FABLES #113
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Guest art by ADAM HUGHES, GENE HA and KARL KERSCHL
Cover by JOAO RUAS
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
This very special stand-alone issue stars fan-favorite Fables characters in idyllic other times and places!

THE SANDMAN VOL. 8: WORLDS' END TP NEW EDITION
Written by NEIL GAIMAN
Art by MICHAEL ALLRED, GARY AMARO, MARK BUCKINGHAM, TONY HARRIS, STEVE LEIALOHA, VINCE LOCKE, ALEC STEVENS, BRYAN TALBOT, JOHN WATKISS, MICHAEL ZULLI, DICK GIORDANO and SHEA ANTON PENSA
Cover by DAVE McKEAN
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 168 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS
In this new edition collecting THE SANDMAN #51-56, two wayward compatriots trapped in a "reality storm" are entertained by myths of sea creatures, dreaming cities, ancient kings, funerals and moralistic hangmen.

RAT CATCHER TP
Written by ANDY DIGGLE
Art by VICTOR IBANEZ
Cover by LEE BERMEJO
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 192 pg, B&W, 5.5" x 8", $12.99 US • MATURE READERS
According to underworld legend, the Rat Catcher is a peerless assassin who specializes in silencing mob snitches. There's just one problem - he doesn't exist. At least, not according to the U.S. Marshals who oversee the Witness Protection Program...
Now there's a pile of dead bodies in a burning safe house outside El Paso. The Rat Catcher has finally slipped up, and a washed-up FBI agent has one last chance to hunt him down before he disappears forever. But as the two master manhunters spiral in towards each other in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse, each of them hides a secret from the other - secrets that
could destroy them both.
New York Times best-selling author Andy Diggle (THE LOSERS, Daredevil) partners with future superstar Victor Ibañez in a tense Vertigo Crime thriller that's unrelenting to the very last twist.

SWEET TOOTH #29
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
1:10 variant cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the Order Form for more details.
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Part one of a new storyline and a great jumping-on point for new readers! Jeff Lemire returns as regular artist for part one of "Unnatural Habits." While Jeppard, Singh and Gus make plans to head to Alaska, things start to deteriorate for the rest of the group back at the sanctuary in the dam. Plus: a variant cover by ANIMAL MAN artist Travel Foreman!

NORTHLANDERS #48
Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art by DANIJEL ZEZELJ
Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
"The Icelandic Trilogy" continues with "War." In a time of civil strife, Iceland threatens to split in two, while the Haukssons have climbed the social ladder to become statesmen. But will the children of Ulf succeed in dominating Iceland, even if it means tearing it to pieces in the process?

THE UNWRITTEN #33
Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by PETER GROSS and M.K. PERKER
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Recovered and recharged, Tom is ready to invade the cabal's inner sanctum as "Tommy Taylor and the War of Words" continues. And the Cabal are more than ready to receive him into the charged narrative space of the Grid. As Pullman's trap closes, revelations about the Cabal's true aims come thick and fast.

THE UNWRITTEN #33.5
Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by PETER GROSS and VINCE LOCKE
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Before she became a puppet-master, Madame Rausch was a child with more than the usual complement of troubles - and one terrifying secret. This stand-alone tale illuminates the Cabal's past and present, as well as the origin of one of THE UNWRITTEN's most enigmatic figures.

HEROES OF THE DC UNIVERSE SERIES 2: SWAMP THING STATUE
DESIGNED BY GARY FRANK • SCULPTED BY JEAN ST. JEAN
Guardian of the Green!
Mother Nature's defender rises again, with fan-favorite artist Gary Frank providing the design! Straight from the pages of the best-selling New DC 52 comes the enigmatic Swamp Thing in all his elemental glory!
The cold-cast porcelain bust measures approximately 5.75" high x 3.5" wide x 5.75" deep and is packaged in a 4-color box.
Limited Edition.
RESOLICIT - On sale January 25, 2012
* Bust * $95 US
Retailers: This item is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.

BATMAN BLACK & WHITE STATUE: BATMAN BY SERGIO ARAGONES
DESIGNED BY SERGIO ARAGONES • Sculpted by JIM SHOOP
BATMAN GOES MAD!
A match made in Batman: Black & White heaven! Legendary MAD Magazine cartoonist Sergio Aragonés lends his distinct style to the Dark Knight, the latest edition in the best-selling line. A must own piece!
Cold-cast in porcelain, the statue measures approximately 6.5" high x 7.5" wide x 4" deep, is painted in monochromatic tones, features a Bat-logo-shaped base and is packaged in a black and white box.
Limited Edition.
RESOLICIT - On sale January 25, 2012
* Statue * $90 US
Retailers: This item is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.

WONDER WOMAN VS. SUPERMAN MINI STATUE
DESIGNED BY TERRY DODSON
SCULPTED BY RAY VILLAFANE
Amazon Princess vs. The Man of Steel!
It's a true clash of titans as Wonder Woman faces off against Superman in a battle for the ages, based on designs by superstar artist Terry Dodson! Can Wonder Woman subdue the Last Son of Krypton with her might Lasso of Truth? You be the judge!
The cold-cast porcelain statue is hand-painted and measures approximately 9.875" high x 7" wide x 5.25" deep and is packaged in a 4-color box.
Limited Edition.
RESOLICIT - On sale January 25, 2012 * Mini-Statue * $95 US
Retailers: This item is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.

BATMAN (PATINA) MINI STATUE
DESIGNED BY JIM LEE • SCULPTED BY TIM BRUCKNER
Based on the sold-out full-sized statue and designed by the legendary Jim Lee, this statue features the Dark Knight patrolling Gotham City from atop a gargoyle! With intricate design and a gorgeous patina finish, this is a must-have for any fans of the Caped Crusader!
The cold-cast porcelain statue is hand-painted, measures approximately 6.75" high x 3.75" wide x 4.5" deep and is packaged in a 4-color box.
Limited Edition.
RESOLICIT - On sale February 8, 2012
* Mini Statue * $95 US
Retailers: This item is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.

AME-COMI HEROINE SERIES: WONDER WOMAN AS STAR SAPPHIRE PVC FIGURE
DESIGNED BY JIM FLETCHER AND SAM GREENWELL
Sculpted by SAM GREENWELL
Behold the power of love!
Facing impossible odds and destruction, love helped save the world during Blackest Night - and Wonder Woman become the living embodiment when assuming the Star Heart and joining the Star Sapphire Corps!
Packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook, this non-articulated PVC statue stands approximately 9" high and includes a display base.
RESOLICIT - On sale January 18, 2012
* Statue * $70 US
Retailers: This item is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.

CATWOMAN 1:4 SCALE MUSEUM QUALITY STATUE
SCULPTED BY KAREN PALINKO
Immaculately crafted, this exquisite statue has Catwoman striking a seductive pose atop the Bat-Signal - lighting up Gotham City! The latest edition in the museum quality line of statues, don't miss out on the opportunity to have such a purrrfect piece on your
shelf!
The CATWOMAN 1:4 SCALE MUSEUM QUALITY STATUE includes hand-painted resin parts, measures approximately 19" high x 10" wide x 7" deep, and is packaged in a 4-color box.
Limited Edition.
RESOLICIT - On sale February 29, 2012 * Statue * $325 US
Retailers: This item is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.

BATMAN BLACK & WHITE STATUE: BATMAN BY MIKE MIGNOLA (VARIANT)
DESIGNED BY MIKE MIGNOLA • SCULPTED BY JONATHAN MATTHEWS
An updated version of a classic statue!
Industry visionary Mike Mignola first provided designs for this statue back in 2006 - and it became an instant-sell out. By popular demand, DC Direct has updated this classic rendition of the Dark Knight with a new version of the statue. Don't miss out on this once-in-a-lifetime opportunity!
Cold-cast in porcelain, the statue measures approximately 7.5" high x 4.75" wide x 3" deep, is painted in monochromatic tones, features a Bat-logo-shaped base and is packaged in a black and white box.
Limited Edition.
RESOLICIT - On sale February 15, 2012
* Statue * $95 US
Retailers: This item is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.

AME-COMI HEROINE SERIES: WHITE CANARY PVC FIGURE
SCULPTED BY JACK MATHEWS
Evil has never looked this good!
Lady Shiva has targeted the Black Canary for elimination - by unleashing her evil counterpart, the White Canary. With matching Canary Cry powers,
this battle will be one for the ages!
Packaged in a 4-color window box with J-hook, this non-articulated PVC statue stands approximately 9" high and includes a display base.
RESOLICIT - On sale February 1, 2012 * Statue * $70 US
Retailers: This item is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.

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