DC Comics In April 2013: Vertigo & Others

DC Comics In April 2013: Vertigo & Others[ENGLISH] DC Comics tells us: DC Comics In April 2013, Part 2: Vertigo & Others – Fairest, Fables, Django Unchained, House of Secrets Omnibus, Saucer Country, Unwritten, Get Jiro, Insurgent, He-Man & The Masters of the Universe, Mad Magazine…

GET JIRO! TP
“This is a masterpiece, and should be served in fine bookstores and restaurants everywhere.”—CRIME SPREE
“One of the year’s most unusual comic-book projects, and also one of the most fun.”—The AV CLUB
“Bourdain does a great job here, often letting Foss’ detailed artwork do the storytelling. I’d gladly read another Bourdain comic.”—USA TODAY/POP CANDY
“If you love food and comics, getting GET JIRO! is a no-brainer.”— Ain’t It Cool News
“This is such a good read. It’s really funny, it’s really cool.”—JIMMY FALLON/LATE NIGHT WITH JIMMY FALLON
Written by ANTHONY BOURDAIN and JOEL ROSE
Art and cover by LANGDON FOSS
On sale MAY 1 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS
Don’t miss this original graphic novel from Anthony Bourdain, renowned chef, New York Times bestselling author (Kitchen Confidential, Medium Raw) and star of the Emmy-winning hit travel show No Reservations and the new series The Layover! Cowritten with Joel Rose (LA PACIFICA, Kill Kill Faster Faster) this stylized send-up of food culture and society features spectacular detailed and dynamic art by Langdon Foss.
In a not-too-distant future of food-obsessed L.A., where master chefs rule the town like crime lords and people literally kill for a seat at the best restaurant, Jiro, a renegade and ruthless sushi chef arrives in town with strong ideas of his own. It’s a bloody culinary war of epic proportions, and in the end, no chef may be left alive!

FAIREST #14
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by BARRY KITSON
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale APRIL 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Dating is hard for everyone in this standalone tale—but it’s especially tricky if you’re a gorgeous tree nymph from Fabletown. Princess Alder tells her tales of woe to Reynard the fox in a special issue written by FABLES writer/creator Bill Willingham and featuring the art of superstar Barry Kitson (The Amazing Spider-Man).

FABLES #128
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM
Cover by JOAO RUAS
On sale APRIL 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Bigby howls back to Castle Dark for a showdown with Prince Brandish for the hand of his/their wife, Snow White. Will anyone walk away alive?

DJANGO UNCHAINED #5
Based on the screenplay by QUENTIN TARANTINO
Art by R.M. GUERA and JASON LATOUR
Cover by FRANK QUITELY
1:25 Variant cover by TBD
On sale APRIL 24 • 48 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $4.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Order Form for details.
• The latest chapter of the miniseries adaptation of the screenplay from the Quentin Tarantino film, with a cover by Frank Quitely!
• Based on the entire, uncut story, containing scenes that may not appear in the final film!
• It’s no holds barred as Django goes all out to save his beloved wife, Broomhilda!

HOUSE OF SECRETS OMNIBUS HC
Written by STEVEN T. SEAGLE
Art by TEDDY KRISTIANSEN, DUNCAN FEGREDO, DEAN ORMSTON and others
Cover by TEDDY KRISTIANSEN
RESOLICIT • On sale APRIL 10 • 752 pg, FC, $75.00 US • MATURE READERS
In this hardcover collecting HOUSE OF SECRETS #1-25, a story from VERTIGO: WINTER’S EDGE #1 and the 2-part FAÇADE miniseries, teenage runaway Rain Harper becomes part of a supernatural justice system in a haunted mansion. Five spirits known as the Juris summon people to judge them for their secrets. Acting as a “witness,” Rain must try to save the defendants from their sentences.
Retailers: This title is resolicited. All current orders are cancelled.

LUCIFER BOOK ONE TP
Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by SCOTT HAMPTON, CHRIS WESTON, JAMES HODGKINS, WARREN PLEECE, DEAN ORMSTON, PETER GROSS and RYAN KELLY
Cover by SCOTT HAMPTON
On sale MAY 29 • 392 pg, FC, $29.99 US • MATURE READERS
Cast out of Heaven, Lucifer Morningstar has resigned his throne in Hell for Los Angeles. Emerging from the pages of THE SANDMAN, the former Lord of Hell is enjoying retirement as the proprietor of L.A.’s most elite piano bar when an assignment from the Creator Himself threatens to change all that. Collects THE SANDMAN PRESENTS: LUCIFER #1-3 and LUCIFER #1-13.

SAUCER COUNTRY #14
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art and cover by RYAN KELLY
On sale APRIL 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS • FINAL ISSUE
Arcadia finally learns the “truth” about the alien invasion—but what she chooses to do with that information will change the world forever! Don’t miss the FINAL ISSUE of this mind-bending series!

THE UNWRITTEN #48
Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by PETER GROSS
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
On sale APRIL 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
In part 2 of “Orpheus in the Underworld,” Tom’s quest for Lizzie has hit a major hurdle, in that he no longer remembers who either of them is. But is it possible he’s already found her without even realizing it? And who holds the true power in Hades, where masks may hide anything—or nothing?
MAN OF STEEL: SUPERMAN 1:6 SCALE ICONIC STATUE
Sculpted by Gentle Giant Studios Statue measures
13.25” high x 8.5” wide x 5.75” deep.
$129.95 US • On Sale May 2013
*Allocations May Occur

BATMAN: LI’L GOTHAM #1
Written by DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
1:10 Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
On sale APRIL 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Order Form for details.
• The first time in print for this hit all-ages digital first series!
• First, Robin needs Batman’s help to learn the true meaning of Halloween. Then, on Thanksgiving, Batman and Robin join the families of Gotham City around the table for a holiday feast—and birds of a feather flock together to stage a march against the city…led by The Penguin!

SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #12
Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
On sale APRIL 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • FINAL ISSUE
• Because you demanded it! The return of the lunch lady! Er, we mean, the return of DARKSEID!
• Has he returned for good—or evil? Is he going to make us pancakes?
• When the Super Family leaps into action, will they be trapped in Apokolips?!

MAD MAGAZINE #521
Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS
On sale APRIL 24 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US
April’s here, and that means it’s time for a new issue of MAD! Hey, it’s more fun than doing your tax returns, right?

LOONEY TUNES #212
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art and cover by ROBERT POPE and SCOTT McRAE
On sale APRIL 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• Bugs Bunny makes a wrong turn at Albuquerque and ends up in Rocky and Mugsy’s jail cell!
• Can Bugs be their way out? Or will they realize there’s no place like home?

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #32
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art by SCOTT NEELY
Cover by SCOTT GROSS
On sale APRIL 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• Famed movie director Albert Hatchplot is being haunted by the greatest menaces from his most famous movies!
• Can Scooby and the gang survive the crazed birds and killer crop dusters long enough to discover the truth?

HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #1
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by POP MHAN
Cover by ED BENES
1:25 Variant cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
On sale APRIL 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Order Form for details.
• First exciting issue of the new, ongoing adventures of He-Man and the Masters of the Universe!
• While the Masters of the Universe mourn the loss of a fallen friend, Hordak infiltrates Eternia!
• Featuring the return of She-Ra! Now known as Despara, the most lethal weapon in Hordak’s army, she returns to Eternia as He-Man’s newest enemy!

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #4
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK and MIKE S. MILLER
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
On sale APRIL 24 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• All-new digital adventures in print for the first time!
• Based on the upcoming DC fighting game from NetherRealm Studios, creators of Mortal Kombat!
• Superman discovers that not every nation on Earth is willing to fall in line with the new world order!
• A team of the world’s most powerful Super Heroes unites to confront an old ally.

INSURGENT #4
Written by F.J. DeSANTO and TODD FARMER
Art and cover by FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO
On sale APRIL 3 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• John Ravane leads his elite commandos into the heart of occupied Manhattan to rescue the most powerful leaders on Earth from the clutches of the Insurgents while also trying to locate the deadly Tenth Plague device before it detonates.
• After Ravane learns where the U.S. government is holding his daughter, can Cindy keep the mission AND Ravane from going off the rails before New York City is lost forever to the Insurgents?
• As the Insurgent Leader secretly tries to negotiate with President Chong for peace, loyalties are questioned, lives are lost, and action abounds in this original miniseries!

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