DC Comic In October 2009: Vertigo[ENGLISH] DC Comic In October 2009, Part 3: Vertigo. Air, DMZ, Greek Street, Hellblazer, House of Mystery, Fables, Jack Of Fables, Madame Xanadu, Northlanders, Scalped, Unknow Soldier, Shade The Changing Man, Sweet Tooth, The Unwritten…

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AIR #14
Written by G. Willow Wilson
Art and cover by M.K. Perker
Blythe’s prescription drug dependency catches up with her as she fights for her life on the Pakistani frontier. Her mysterious contact reveals the story behind Zayn’s missing years. But will the info be too little, too late?
On sale October 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS

AIR VOL. 2: FLYING MACHINE TP
Written by G. Willow Wilson
Art and cover by M.K. Perker
In this second volume of the acclaimed new Vertigo series, Blythe’s mysterious rescuer reveals the truth behind one of the most shocking disappearances in aviation history – a secret tied to the origin of hyperprax flight. Then, as the race to find a mysterious device begins, Blythe must master her skills as a hyperpract – regardless of her own acrophobia. Don’t miss this second AIR collection, featuring issues #6 – 10.
On sale October 7 • 128 pg, FC, $12.99 US MATURE READERS

DMZ #46
Written by Brian Wood
Art by Riccardo Burchielli
Cover by John Paul Leon
« Hearts and Minds » Part 2 of 5! The world struggles to come to grips with Parco Delgado’s nuclear revelation, and while he’s shooting hoops and avoiding the press, Matty is out there forging new alliances and advancing his own agenda. But with spyplane overflights and rumors of search-and-destroy teams being deployed, how long can any of this last? Not even the city’s own new media outlet, Radio Free DMZ, has the answers.
On sale October 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

GREEK STREET #4
Written by Peter Milligan
Art by Davide Gianfelice
Cover by Jock
As Lady Esther slums it among the villains and tarts of Soho looking for proof of her husband’s (the “noble” Lord Menon) infidelity, Detective Dedalus finally gets to question the three “mad women.” But the answers he gets put him on a collision course with one of the scarier monsters of Greek Street. Meanwhile, young Eddie may not live to see another day…
On sale October 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

HELLBLAZER #260
Written by Peter Milligan
Art and cover by Simon Bisley
Because once is never enough, superstar cover painter Simon Bisley takes over another issue of interiors!  Trouble with the law is nothing next to the wrath of a London crime boss bent on revenge – leaving John with two options: Get out of town by any means necessary or die trying.
On sale October 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

HELLBLAZER: SCAB TP
Written by Peter Milligan
Art by Eddie Campbell, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Goran Sudzuka, Stefano Landini and Rodney Ramos
Cover by Lee Bermejo
The first HELLBLAZER collection from writer Peter Milligan! What’s the bizarre link behind a horrifying skin condition affecting Constantine, his new girlfriend and a bloody union strike from twelve years ago? Find out in this title collecting HELLBLAZER #251-255 and a story from #250.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 4 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS

HOUSE OF MYSTERY #18
Written by Matthew Sturges
Art by Werther Dell’Edera and Jeff Lemire
Cover by Esao Andrews
“The Beauty of Decay” Part 3! Fig, Peter and Jordan venture out into the city of ghosts to visit the long-abandoned Pathfinder’s Academy where the most desperate specters wail and gnash. But the Pathfinder’s Academy holds more than ghosts – it also contains ancient dark secrets that will change Fig’s life forever. Featuring guest art by Werther Dell’Edera (LOVELESS) and a special tale of Fig Keele: “Teen Detective” by SWEET TOOTH creator and Xeric, Alex and Shuster Award-winner Jeff Lemire (THE NOBODY, The Essex County Trilogy).
On sale October 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS

HOUSE OF MYSTERY HALLOWEEN ANNUAL #1
Written by Matthew Sturges, Peter Milligan, Matt Wagner, Bill Willingham and Chris Roberson
Art by Luca Rossi, Giuseppe Camuncoli, Amy Reeder Hadley, Mark Buckingham & Kevin Nowlan, Mike Allred and others
Cover by Esao Andrews
It’s Halloween at The House of Mystery, and that can only mean one thing: the bash of a lifetime! But when Fig discovers a strange mask in the attic, she begins having visions of everywhere the mask has been, and she quickly becomes the life and death of the party. This special 48-page annual contains a framing story by the regular HOUSE OF MYSTERY creative team of writer Matthew Sturges and artists Luca Rossi and Jose Marzan Jr. Also included is a series of short stories from a few regular Vertigo titles including HELLBLAZER by Peter Milligan, Giuseppe Camuncoli and Stefano Landini and MADAME XANADU by Matt Wagner, Amy Reeder Hadley and Richard Friend as well as a special MERV PUMPKINHEAD tale (the first in over 8 years!)by Bill Willingham, Mark Buckingham and Kevin Nowlan! In addition, you’ll be treated to a yarn spotlighting the upcoming new monthly series I, ZOMBIE by Chris Roberson and Michael Allred!
Plus, a Q&A with the creative teams to uncover their scariest Halloween costumes, memories and other sordid tricks and treats as we salute the holiday that has made Vertigo world famous for all things dark and frightening!
On sale October 14 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US •  MATURE READERS

FABLES #89
Written by Bill Willingham
Art by Mark Buckingham & Steve Leialoha
Cover by Joao Ruas
“Witches” Part 3! Up at the Farm, things are getting dicey as the witches try one thing after another to deal with Mister Dark, only to be frustrated, halted and defeated at every turn. Meanwhile, the struggle for political power heats up as the scared Fables turn to the only one among them who’s defeated Mister Dark in the past. Back in the long lost Woodland Business Office, poor little Bufkin is fighting for his life against the evil witch Baba Yaga. His strength compared to hers is nil, his allies are nearly useless, and his resources are few.
On sale October 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS

JACK OF FABLES #39
Written by Bill Willingham and Matthew Sturges
Art by Russ Braun & Andrew Pepoy
Cover by Brian Bolland
“The New Adventures of Jack and Jack” Part 3! Jack Horner keeps getting fatter, bigger and uglier. It’s pretty clear some sort of strong magic is at work, but is it a diabolical attack – or a final comeuppance at long last for Jack’s many sins? In the meantime, his son Jack Frost has thoroughly taken over his dad’s old book. Along with his new companion McDuff, Jack Frost has entered the itinerant hero trade, but so far with decidedly mixed results. Will he get better at his new chosen profession and become the modern Jack of Fables?
On sale October 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US  MATURE READERS

MADAME XANADU #16
Written by Matt Wagner
Art and cover by Amy Reeder Hadley & Richard Friend
The original MADAME XANADU team of Eisner nominees Matt Wagner and Amy Reeder Hadley is back! When the gloss and polish of a 1950s Madison Avenue exec’s wife begins to tarnish, Madame Xanadu’s present investigation will stir up a rivalry from the powerful mystic’s past.
On sale October 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

NORTHLANDERS #21
Written by Brian Wood
Art by Leandro Fernandez
Cover by Massimo Carnevale
The next NORTHLANDERS epic begins now! Set in Viking Russia in A.D.1020,
“The Plague Widow” examines a year in the life of a remote settlement under siege by a contagious outbreak. The residents of this village are so focused on shutting the outside world out, they don’t think about who they’re shutting themselves in with. Mixing equal parts crime, history and survival fiction, this is the most brutal NORTHLANDERS story to date!
On sale October 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

SCALPED #33
Written by Jason Aaron
Art by RM Guera
Cover by Jock
The surprises mount and the bullets fly in the penultimate chapter of “The Gnawing.” Dashiell Bad Horse makes a dark decision that will affect the rest of his life while Johnny Tongue and his Hmong street gang come knocking, ready to burn the Rez to the ground.
On sale October 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

UNKNOWN SOLDIER #13
Written by Joshua Dysart
Art by Pat Masioni
Cover by Dave Johnson
Beginning a 2-issue arc that will introduce American audiences to the work of Democratic Republic of Congo artist Pat Masioni. Accompanied by a former child soldier, the Unknown Soldier begins a journey across the most intensive expanse of the war zone Moses has experienced yet. But what’s on the other side for these two? Redemption for their killings – or damnation?
On sale October 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

SHADE THE CHANGING MAN VOL. 1: THE AMERICAN SCREAM TP NEW PRINTING
Written by Peter Milligan
Art by Chris Bachalo and Mark Pennington
Cover by Brendan McCarthy
Shade is back in this new printing of the groundbreaking Vertigo trade from writer Peter Milligan. Collecting the first six SHADE issues, beginning with Kathy George’s encounter with Shade’s arrival on Earth from his home dimension of Meta – in the body of her parents’ killer. From there, Shade and Kathy journey into America’s collective unconscious to find the evil known only as The American Scream.
These are the classic Vertigo stories written by Peter Milligan, so if you’ve been digging the acclaimed writer’s work on GREEK STREET and HELLBLAZER, be sure to pick up this new printing of Milligan’s earlier work!
Advance-solicited; on sale November 25 • 168 pg, FC, $17.99 US • MATURE READERS

SHADE THE CHANGING MAN VOL. 2: THE EDGE OF VISION TP
Written by Peter Milligan
Art by Chris Bachalo, Bill Jaaska and Mark Pennington
Cover by Brendan McCarthy
This new, second volume collects SHADE THE CHANGING MAN
#7-13 for the first time ever, as Shade and Kathy George continue their epic, mind-bending journey into the heartland of a nation on the trail of The American Scream.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 25 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS

SWEET TOOTH #2
Written by Jeff Lemire
Art and cover by Jeff Lemire
“I would crawl over broken glass to read this.” –Jason Aaron (SCALPED, Wolverine)
Vertigo’s most unusual and terribly cool post-apocalyptic road-trip epic is unstoppable. The innocent deer/boy Gus is forced from his forest sanctuary into the almost annihilated world of men where he’s desperately led by a different kind of force of nature: A cold killer who promises the only chance of salvation. Get onboard the buzz bandwagon with the ongoing series mash-up of horror, high adventure and friendship by Eisner-nominated storyteller Jeff Lemire (THE NOBODY, Essex County Trilogy).
On sale October 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS

THE UNWRITTEN #6
Written by Mike Carey
Art by Peter Gross
Cover by Yuko Shimizu
“To say that I can’t wait to see what the future unfolds for this title would be an understatement…this book is not only entertaining, it has become a genre lifeline.” – AINT IT COOL NEWS
As the Tommy Taylor fanbase reels in the aftermath of the Villa Diodati slayings, Tom arrives at Donostia prison in Southern France and falls into the orbit of another story: The Song of Roland. Unfortunately for Tom, it’s a story that ends with a massacre…
On sale October 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US  MATURE READERS