[ENGLISH] DC Comics tells us: DC Comics In August 2011, Part 2: Vertigo & various – Hellblazer, DMZ, Fables, House of Mystery, The Unwritten, Scalped, Sweet Tooth, Northlanders, iZombie, Mad Magazine, Driver: Crossing The Line, Gears of War, American Vampire: Survival of the Fittest, Fables, Cuba: My Revolution…

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MAD MAGAZINE #511
Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS
September’s just around the corner – but there’s still time to grab a few laughs with MAD before heading back to school!
On sale AUGUST 10 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US

DRIVER: CROSSING THE LINE #1
Written by DAVID LAPHAM
Art by GREG SCOTT
Cover by JOCK
The hit video game series comes to comics for an adrenaline-filled adventure! Veteran police detective John Tanner has gone deep undercover to bring down San Francisco crime kingpin Jericho…but before he can meet the boss himself, he must undergo one final initiation–but can he go through with it? Can this expert driver escape his fate?
Retailers: This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.
RESOLICIT • ONE-SHOT • On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

« A sharp-witted gloss on the scientific and sexual obsessions of Victorian society. » — TIME

« Moore has combined his love of 19th-century adventure literature with an imaginative mastery of its 20th-century corollary, the superhero comic book. » — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY

THE LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN OMNIBUS HC
Written by ALAN MOORE
Art and cover by KEVIN O’NEILL
At last, the original two LEAGUE OF EXTRAORDINARY GENTLEMEN epics are collected in a single, hardcover edition!
In this amazingly imaginative tale, Allan Quatermain, Mina Murray, Captain Nemo, Dr. Henry Jekyll and Edward Hyde, and Hawley Griffin, the Invisible Man unite to defeat a deadly menace to London and all Britons!
Then, one month later, the skies over England are filled with flaming rockets as Mars launches the first salvo of an invasion. Only our stalwart adventurers can save mother England and the Earth itself.
On sale OCTOBER 26 • 416 pg, FC, $49.99 US

GEARS OF WAR #19
Written by KAREN TRAVISS • Art by POP MHAN
Cover by COLIN WILSON
A new, six-part epic begins, leading up to the release of the Gears of War 3 game! “Dirty Little Secrets” picks up at the end of Gears 2 with the sinking of Jacinto. Find out what becomes of Marcus, Dom and the rest of the COG forces as they continue their struggle against the Locust invaders.
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

TOM STRONG’S TERRIFIC TALES VOL. 2 TP
Written by alan moore and STEVE MOORE • Art by ARTHUR ADAMS, ALAN WEISS, CHRIS WESTON, SHAWN MCMANUS, BRUCE TIMM, JASON PEARSON and others • Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS
The hero of Millennium City shines in this title collecting TOM STRONG’S TERRIFIC TALES #7-12! This volume features thrilling stories about Tom’s island youth, as well as the further adventures of science-fiction heroine Jonni Future and more!
On sale SEPTEMBER 28 • 160 pg, FC, $17.99 US

AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST #3
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by SEAN MURPHY
The search for the vampire cure takes Cash and Felicia to the catacombs beneath an ancient castle where they find a shocking secret!
On sale AUGUST 10 • 3 of 5, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS

NOW NOMINATED FOR A 2010 EISNER AWARD FOR “BEST NEW SERIES”

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #18
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
The Ghost War comes to a stunning conclusion!
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS

“An ink-dark series about consequence-free revenge.” — THE NEW YORK TIMES STYLE MAGAZINE

“The story has it all: flawed protagonists, dirty cops, conspiracy, guns and that big mistake that makes it all go wrong.” — THE CHICAGO TRIBUNE

100 BULLETS BOOK ONE HC
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by EDUARDO RISSO
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
The first of five oversized, hardcover collections of the Eisner Award-winning 100 BULLETS collects issues #1-19 of the crime series!
In the opening chapters, Dizzy Cordova, a Latina gangbanger who has just finished a prison sentence, is given the chance to avenge her family’s murders, and a downtrodden bartender receives the opportunity to exact revenge against the woman who ruined his life.
Then, as Agent Graves continues to approach and manipulate his “clients,” questions about the ghoulish agent start to arise as people from his past begin to appear, revealing interesting information about their former acquaintance.
And in this volume’s third arc, Graves pulls a young man by the name of Loop Hughes into his web of intrigue and deception. Armed with one of Graves’s briefcases, Loop tracks down his long-lost father and is soon drawn into the world of mob enforcement.
On sale OCTOBER 5 • 456 pg, 7.25” x 10.875”, FC, $49.99 US • MATURE READERS

FABLES #108
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and STEVE LEIALOHA
Cover by JOAO RUAS
They say the wages of sin are death. If that’s so, the community of refugee Fables hiding out in the Kingdom of Haven have to pay dearly for their past sins. First Prince Charming died to win their war. Then Boy Blue died to pay for the imagined peace that followed. And now… well, let’s just say the bodies have really been piling high. The tights and capes have been stored away forever, but it remains to be seen if Haven and its refugee inhabitants have survived the onslaught of. Where do the Fables go from here? Bigby and Snow White’s cubs try to move forward after learning a hard lesson about life and death. And the loveable, fan-favorite hero Bufkin the Flying Monkey gets into more trouble when he finally reaches his homeland of Oz.
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS

FABLES: WEREWOLVES OF THE HEARTLAND HC
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by JIM FERN, CRAIG HAMILTON and RAY SNYDER
Cover by DANIEL DOS SANTOS
Bigby Wolf takes center stage in what might be the most action-packed FABLES story to date. Bigby embarks on a quest through the American Heartland to find a new location for Fabletown. In his wanderings, Bigby stumbles across a small town named Story City, that, amazingly enough, seems to be populated by werewolves. Who are they and where did they come from? They aren’t Fables, but they sure aren’t normal mundys. They seem to already know and revere Bigby, but at the same time they’ve captured and caged him – but why? Unravelling the many mysteries of Story City may cost Bigby more than his life.
On sale OCTOBER 5 • 160 pg, FC, $22.99 US MATURE READERS

“It’s very beautifully written and rendered and there are scenes of alternating beauty and brutality that make it feel almost like you’re there.” — THE HUFFINGTON POST

“The story is told simply, powerfully and with palpable emotion.” — THE MIAMI HERALD

CUBA: MY REVOLUTION TP
Written by INVERNA LOCKPEZ
Art and cover by DEAN HASPIEL
This roman à clef is based on Inverna Lockpez’s astonishing early life in Havana, where her world was upended by the Cuban Revolution.
Seventeen-year-old Sonia, a medical student who dreams of becoming a modernist painter, is caught up in Fidel Castro’s revolution from the moment he captures Havana on New Year’s Eve, 1958. While her eccentric mother hatches increasingly desperate plans to flee Cuba, Sonia joins the militia and volunteers as a medic at the Bay of Pigs, where she encounters her mortally wounded high school sweetheart as an enemy fighter, then is captured and tortured for treating the enemy. Scarred, yet clinging to her ideals, she seeks fulfillment in an artists’ collective, only to be further disillusioned by increasing repression under Castro. Finally, she flees to America to pursue her dreams as an artist.
On sale SEPTEMBER 7 • 144 pg, Two-color, $17.99 US • MATURE READERS

DMZ #68
Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI
Cover by J.P. LEON
With only five issues of DMZ left, “The Five Nations of New York,” the final arc in the DMZ saga, continues! As New York City starts the healing process, the political realities on the ground are impossible to ignore. Matty’s seen to it that everyone’s voice is being heard, but will the social order devolve into anarchy, or is there a new New York to be discovered somewhere underneath the rubble?
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS

HOUSE OF MYSTERY #40
Written by MATTHEW STURGES • Art by LUCA ROSSI and JOSE MARZAN, JR. • Cover by JOAO RUAS
This is it: the big confrontation between Fig and the Conception, between Fig and Lotus Blossom, between Lotus Blossom and the Magical Physicians, between Fig and Lotus Blossom and Harry, between – okay, between everyone and everyone else, and it’s been building since issue #1. What will become of the House of Mystery? There’s only one way to find out…
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

HELLBLAZER #282
Written by PETER MILLIGAN • Art and cover by SIMON BISLEY
Don’t miss this startling stand-alone tale! In a British prison, a shape-shifting product of the Babylonian backstreets called Julian is about to have some fun at the prisoners’ expense. Now, the prison has become a kind of living Hell – even more than before – which should make John Constantine feel right at home when he poses as an inmate and tries to dish out his own rough justice to demonic prisoner number 666.
On sale AUGUST 17 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

NORTHLANDERS #43
Written by BRIAN WOOD • Art by PAUL AZACETA • Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE
The decades-spanning crime drama “The Icelandic Trilogy” continues with part two of nine. Young Ulf Hauksson is growing up into the enforcer his father needs, but at a truly terrible cost. As his father hesitates, Ulf only sees opportunity – and the settler community at large feels the effects.
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

THE NEW YORK FIVE TP
Written by BRIAN WOOD • Art and cover by RYAN KELLY
Collecting the four-issue miniseries the exposes the underbelly of college life in the Big Apple! Riley’s sister Angie is making a name with her new band, while Riley is the black sheep of the family. Plus: Lona’s murky past seems to include stalkerism, and Merissa and Ren must deal with situations involving older men. Also includes bonus material!
On sale SEPTEMBER 21 • 144 pg, B&W, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS

iZOMBIE #16
Written by CHRIS ROBERSON • Art and cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
Gwen, Spot, and Horatio are trapped underground with a horde of zombies – and unlike Gwen, these are the shambling, feast-on-the-flesh-of-the-living kind! Meanwhile, Gramps the Chimp sets out to find his lost grandson, Amon and Ellie make a startling discovery, and when The Dead Presidents arrive, things get very complicated for everyone’s favorite zombie girl detective.
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

iZOMBIE VOL. 2: uVAMPIRE TP
Written by CHRIS ROBERSON • Art and cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
In uVAMPIRE, Gwen Dylan dines on the grey matter of a person who knew her as a child – and things quickly get complicated. Meanwhile, ghost-girl Ellie learns a few tricks from Amon the mummy; Spot the were-terrier meets someone from Gwen’s past, Galatea engages in some grave-robbing; and monster-hunters tackle the town’s vampire problem. Collecting issues #6-12 of the Eisner Award-nominated series, plus a story from the HOUSE OF MYSTERY ANNUAL #2.
On sale SEPTEMBER 7 •144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS

“A graphic memoir of subtlety and understated wit.” — ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

“A humorous and heartfelt look at one woman’s journey of self-discovery in an unfamiliar land.” — IGN

HOW TO UNDERSTAND ISRAEL IN 60 DAYS OR LESS TP
Written by SARAH GLIDDEN
Art and cover by SARAH GLIDDEN
When Sarah Glidden took a “Birthright Israel” tour, she thought she knew what she was getting herself into. But when she got to Israel, she found that things weren’t quite so simple.
HOW TO UNDERSTAND ISRAEL is Sarah’s memoir not only of her Israeli government-sponsored trip through Tel Aviv, Jerusalem, the Golan Heights, Masada and other famous locations, but of the emotional journey she never expected to take while she was there. Her experience clashes with her preconceived notions again and again, particularly when she tries to take a non-chaperoned trip into the West Bank. Sarah is forced to question first her political beliefs and then her own sense of identity, until she finds that to understand Israel she first must come to understand herself.
On sale AUGUST 24 • 208 pg, FC, $19.99 US MATURE READERS

GREEK STREET VOL. 3: MEDEA’S LUCK TP
Written by PETER MILLIGAN • Art by DAVIDE GIANFELICE and WERTHER DELL’EDERA • Cover by DAVIDE FURNO
Peter Milligan’s reimagining of classic Greek myths set in modern-day London comes to a shocking conclusion with a deus ex machina like you’ve never seen before. Collecting issues #12-16.
On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READER

SAGA OF THE SWAMP THING BOOK 6 HC
Written by ALAN MOORE • Art by RICK VEITCH, STEVEN BISSETTE, and others • Cover by JOHN TOTLEBEN
This hardcover collection of issues #57-64 of SWAMP THING begins across the galaxy, where the Swamp Thing’s consciousness has been hurled. Trying to find his way back to Earth, Swamp Thing stops over on Thanagar, home of Hawkman; Rann, home of Adam Strange; and encounters the Green Lantern of a world of sentient plants.
On sale OCTOBER 19 • 208 pg, FC, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS

VERTIGO RESURRECTED: JONNY DOUBLE #1
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO • Art by EDUARDO RISSO
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
In a story by the creators of 100 BULLETS, San Francisco P.I. Jonny Double is hired to watch over a rich man’s rebellious daughter. But after being seduced by the girl, Jonny finds himself mixed up in a scheme to plunder an old bank account that belonged to Al Capone.
On sale AUGUST 10 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US • MATURE READERS

SCALPED #52
Written by JASON AARON • Art by R.M. GUERA • Cover by JOCK
“Knuckle Up,” part two. The war on the rez heats up, and so do Shunka’s plans for taking care of Dash.
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

SWEET TOOTH #24
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
“Endangered Species” concludes! As Gus lies dying, he has a new and terrible vision that will test the group’s faith. Meanwhile, Lucy and Jepperd’s relationship crumbles, and Walter Fish is left to pick up the pieces.
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS

THE UNWRITTEN #28
Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by PETER GROSS and VINCE LOCKE
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
While the cabal continue their seemingly motiveless murder spree, Tom researches his father’s journals to uncover the secret connections between Wilson Taylor and his deadliest enemy, Pullman – as well as a hint at an eighty-year-old atrocity that could be a clue to Tom’s own nature and origins!
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS