[ENGLISH] DC Comics tells us: DC Comics In December 2010, Part 1: Batman, Inc, Batman: The Dark Knight, Batman, Brightest Day, Green Lantern, Flash, Wonder Woman, Justice League of America, Superman, Green Arrow, Thunder Agents, Action Comics, Birds of Prey, Zatanna…

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BATMAN, INC. #2
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE& MICHAEL LACOMBE
1:25 Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT

The dynamic new era of Batman continues! The Dark Knight and Mr. Unknown – the Batman of Japan – go up against Lord Death Man. It’s going to be a fight to the end that could see the failure of Batman, Inc. before it’s even begun!
Retailers please note: This issue ships with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale DECEMBER 8 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #2
Written by DAVID FINCH
Art by DAVID FINCH & SCOTT WILLIAMS
Cover by DAVID FINCH
1:25 Variant cover by ANDY CLARKE

Batman faces the Penguin in the search for his childhood friend Dawn Golden…but what The Dark Knight finds sends him on a far darker and more desperate path. Now he’s forced to reach out to Etrigan, the Demon for help – a favor that may come at too high a price!
Retailers please note: This issue ships with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale DECEMBER 29 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

BATMAN #705
Written by TONY DANIEL
Art and cover by TONY DANIEL

Batman joins forces with a new hero who’s as dangerous as she is beautiful. When members of a secret order turn up dead and tortured in Gotham City’s Chinatown district, I-Ching informs Batman that he fears an ancient relic is the target. Batman connects this case to that of a missing satellite architect. With few clues to go by and the stakes getting higher, Batman races to locate the surviving members of the order before it’s too late.

On sale DECEMBER 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DETECTIVE COMICS #872
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by JOCK
Co-feature art by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA

Continuing the new series direction from the writer Scott Snyder (AMERICAN VAMPIRE) and artist Jock (THE LOSERS)! A series of disturbing clues brings Batman face-to-face with Gotham City’s dark past and deadly present. Plus, Jim Gordon continues a harrowing search to uncover the truth about a frightening figure from his own past. . . Be here for part 2 of “The Black Mirror.”

On sale DECEMBER 29 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #12
Written by DAVID HINE
Art by AGUSTIN PADILLA
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU

What starts as a Batman, Inc. recruitment trip soon turns into an international incident as The Dark Knight encounters a string of bizarre murders in Paris, France. Featuring both Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson as Batman, this extra-sized spectacular guest-stars The Question and spotlights the debut of a new Bat-ally!
In part 1, Bruce, Dick and Renee Montoya are presented with a series of cryptic clues, which lead them to the underground catacombs of Paris — and the most unexpected of assassins! Continued in this month’s BATMAN ANNUAL #28!

On sale DECEMBER 8 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US

BATMAN ANNUAL #28
Written by DAVID HINE
Art by AGUSTIN PADILLA
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU

This year’s Batman annuals collide in a 2-part story involving both Bruce Wayne and Dick Grayson as Batman! In this second part of the story, when a Batman, Inc. recruitment trip to Paris, France leads to a murder mystery, the heroes deduce that the assassinations are connected to a strange cult leader. But will this religious figure take them one step closer to solving the bizarre murders? Or are The Question, Bruce and Dick getting one step closer to becoming the next victims?
Continued from this month’s DETECTIVE COMICS ANNUAL #12!

On sale DECEMBER 22 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US

BATMAN & ROBIN #18
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by PATRICK GLEASON & MARK IRWIN
Cover by PATRICK GLEASON
1:10 Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER

Batman and Robin find themselves in the middle of a deadly crusade as “angels” continue falling from the skies! The White Knight is shining his heavenly light into the dark corners of Gotham City in his quest to
vanquish the shadows of the soul in “Dark Knight, White Knight” part 2 of 3!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale DECEMBER 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

KNIGHT & SQUIRE #3
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art by JIMMY BROXTON
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE & MICHAEL LACOMBE

Cyril and Beryl have the fight of their lives on their hands when Shakespeare’s most evil monarch, Richard III, returns! And he’s brought with him a cloned army of all the worst Kings of England, intent on taking back the country through the use of social networking! Yes, that’s the plot!

On sale DECEMBER 8 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

BATMAN: ORPHANS #1-2
Written by EDDIE BERGANZA
Art and cover by CARLO BARBERI & JUAN VLASCO

Robin’s been found dead! And that’s not an easy thing to face – especially when you’re Tim Drake! In this pre-RED ROBIN tale, Tim and Batman must solve the murder of an impostor Robin and follow the trail of someone putting together a new team of teenaged sidekicks made up of kids who’ve been promised that they’ll become the new Robin…IF they survive!
Shipping both issues of this stand alone tale in December!

Issue #1 on sale DECEMBER 1
Issue #2 on sale DECEMBER 15
1 and 2 of 2 • 56 pg, FC, $3.99 US

BATMAN: ODYSSEY #6
Written by NEAL ADAMS
Art and cover by NEAL ADAMS
1:10 Black and white variant cover by NEAL ADAMS

The first part of Neal Adams’s Batman epic comes to a dramatic conclusion as Batman, Deadman and The Joker – working together and against each other – break into Arkham Asylum and confront the doctors who control the most heinous criminals. But does some other powerful individual control these monsters? Is it the Sensei, the deadliest martial artist in the word and leader of the League of Assassins? Or is it Ra’s al Ghul, the greatest opponent Batman has ever faced? And is The Dark Knight willing to let Talia die to bring this monstrous clash to an end?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale DECEMBER 1 • 6 of 13 • 40 pg, FC $3.99 US

BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM #18
Written by PAUL DINI
Co-feature written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN & DEREK FRIDOLFS
Co-feature art by SZMON KUDRANSKI
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN

In part 3 of the 5-part sequel to “Heart of Hush,” Tommy Elliot’s masquerade as Bruce Wayne backfires when he’s shot and taken prisoner by vengeful gangster Judson Pierce. With Pierce determined to exterminate the last survivor of the Wayne family, it looks like the wounded Hush will finally pay the ultimate price for his deception.
Meanwhile, in the RAGMAN second feature, things in the Robbinsville section of Gotham City heat up as yet another mysterious suicide is discovered – and Ragman prepares for Firefly’s return!

On sale DECEMBER 22 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #18
Written by PETER CALLOWAY
Art by ANDRES GUINALDO & BIT
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH

How far will Zatanna go for the people she loves? How far will Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn go for Catwoman when they find out that she’s been lying to them? And how long can Talia al Ghul hold off an enraged Ivy? Find out here!

On sale DECEMBER 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

AZRAEL #15
Written by DAVID HINE
Art by CLIFF RICHARDS
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH

The prophecy is fulfilled! Azrael has been found crucified, and a mystery swirls around his fate. It’s time for the world’s greatest detective to step in and figure out how this destiny came to pass. And how will this continue to play into the founding of Batman, Inc? Guest-starring The Dark Knight!

On sale DECEMBER 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATGIRL #16
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN & DEREK FRIDOLFS
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN

The “Order of the Scythe” has drawn first blood, framing Batgirl for a crime she didn’t commit. Can she outrun Gotham City’s Finest long enough to prove her innocence? The birth of Batgirl’s gallery of rogues begins here as “The Lesson” continues!

On sale DECEMBER 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BIRDS OF PREY #7
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by ARDIAN SYAF & VICENTE CIFUENTES
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU

One of Oracle’s fiercest enemies finds her alone and far from her allies and safe houses – and that’s just the tip of the iceberg as Batman returns! Rising star artist Ardian Syaf (BRIGHEST DAY) makes his BIRDS OF PREY debut in a story you must not miss, which we’re calling ”The Death of Oracle”!

On sale DECEMBER 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

OUTSIDERS #35
Written by DAN DIDIO
Art by PHILIP TAN & JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by PHILIP TAN

Deep in the Pacific Northwest of Canada, Freight Train’s origin is revealed as he battles for the life of Black Lightning against the equally unstoppable Shaggy Man.

On sale DECEMBER 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN 80-PAGE GIANT 2010 #1
Written by BRAD DESNOYER, MATT MANNING, MANDY MACMURRAY, JOHN STANISCI, PAUL TOBIN and PETER MIRIANI
Art by LEE FERGUSON, GARRY BROWN, MATT SOUTHWORTH, RYAN KELLEY and SZYMON KUDRANSKI
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN

Some of the most promising new talent in comics are corrupted by the most depraved villains in Gotham City in this all-new special featuring The Joker, the Riddler, Calendar Man, Scarecrow, and yes, even Humpty Dumpty! It’s seven short stories, all in one giant issue! The joke’s on you if you think you’ll make it out of this alive!

ONE-SHOT • On sale DECEMBER 1 • 80 pg, FC, $5.99 US

BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #51
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Art and cover by JERRY BINGHAM
“Super-Powers” part 2 of 5! Now: Batman gets to the bottom of the mysterious disappearances in Gotham City only to find himself facing something very alien to his experience as The Dark Knight! Then: Bruce Wayne finds himself facing something very deadly to his existence – the sword of the villain, Huairen!
On sale DECEMBER 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

RED ROBIN #18
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art and cover by MARCUS TO & RAY MCCARTHY
To infiltrate the computer systems of a Russian industrialist tied to the mysterious Unternet, Red Robin must stop a vengeance-driven vigilante named Promise from killing the oligarch while making sure his former ally Red Star doesn’t stop him!
On sale DECEMBER 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ACTION COMICS #896
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Co-feature written by NICK SPENCER
Art by PETE WOODS
Co-feature art by RB SILVA
Cover by DAVID FINCH

Part 1 of a 2-part crossover with the Secret Six! Lex Luthor doesn’t want to get his hands dirty fighting Vandal Savage (that Black Ring energy ain’t gonna find itself!), so he hires Savage’s daughter Scandal and her Secret Six team to take the immortal villain down for him! Continued in SECRET SIX #29!
And in the hit new JIMMY OLSEN co-feature, Jimmy signs up for a “Win a Date” auction, but much to his surprise, so does his ex, Chloe Sullivan! While Jimmy ends up on a date with CrazyPants McGee, Jimmy’s archrival snags Chloe! D’oh! And wait, are those wedding bells we hear? Better hope they don’t toll for thee, Olsen!

On sale DECEMBER 29 • 40 pg, FC $3.99 US

ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #13
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art by MARCO RUDY and ED BENES
Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER

While present-day Lex Luthor is busy fighting an array of the DCU’s most vile foes over in ACTION COMICS, this annual takes a look back at two formative encounters Luthor had before he became the bald mad genius we know and love (to hate) today! Marco Rudy illustrates a story of young Lex and Darkseid, while Ed Benes tackles a tale starring Luthor and Batman foe Ra’s al Ghul!

On sale DECEMBER 1 • 56 pg, FC $4.99 US

SUPERMAN #706
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Art by EDDY BARROWS
Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
1:10 Variant cover by SAMI BASRI

The epic “Grounded” story arc brings The Man of Steel to Des Moines, Iowa! A chance encounter there, however, suddenly thrusts Superman back in time. So somehow he’s Superboy again, the world is on the brink of nuclear Armageddon and it’s all his fault!
Retailers please note: This issue’s content was previously solicited for issue #705. Also, this issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale DECEMBER 15 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

SUPERBOY #2
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by PIER GALLO
Cover by phil noto
1:10 Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH

The vegetation of Smallville is out of control, and all evidence points to Poison Ivy as the cause! Superboy’s friend Simon thinks there might be more to this than meets the eye, but he’ll have a hard time convincing Superboy of that now that he’s in the thrall of Ivy!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale DECEMBER 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERGIRL #59
Written by STERLING GATES
Art by JAMAL IGLE
Cover by AMY REEDER
A dangerous new foe has it in for Cat Grant, and as much as Supergirl’d like to see Cat get what’s coming to her, The Girl of Steel has no choice but to get involved! This one’s got it all – Arkham Asylum, Superwoman, the Justice League of America, and a couple of twists and turns you won’t see coming!
On sale DECEMBER 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #79
Written by CHRIS ROBERSON
Art by JESUS MERINO
Cover by FIONA STAPLES
Get ready to go back to the 853rd century as SUPERMAN/BATMAN visits the world of DC ONE MILLION! What dangerous foe threatens to destroy both the 853rd and 21st centuries? Find out here in the first part of a 2-part story by Chris Roberson (I, ZOMBIE) and Jesus Merino (JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA)!
On sale DECEMBER 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WONDER WOMAN #606
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Art and cover by DON KRAMER & JAY LEISTEN
1:10 Variant cover by ALEX GARNER

J. Michael Straczynski’s blockbuster re-imagining of the Amazon Princess continues with a vengeance! Deep beneath the city, Diana tracks the Morrigan to their lair. And what she finds there will astonish you!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale DECEMBER 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BRIGHTEST DAY #15-16
Written by GEOFF JOHNS & PETER J. TOMASI
Art by IVAN REIS, PAT GLEASON,
ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK and JOE PRADO
Covers by DAVID FINCH & SCOTT WILLIAMS
1:10 Variant covers by IVAN REIS

The hottest series in comics blazes on as the legacy of the new Aqualad is forged and the extent of his powers is revealed! Plus, Aquagirl joins the battle, and Firestorm seeks out the Justice League’s help!
Retailers please note: These issues ship with two covers each. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

Issue #15 on sale DECEMBER 1
Issue #16 on sale DECEMBER 15
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST #15-16
Written by JUDD WINICK
Issue #15 art by JOE BENNETT
Issue #16 art by FERNANDO DAGNINO
Covers by DUSTIN NGUYEN
1:10 Variant covers by KEVIN MAGUIRE

DC’s biweekly JUSTICE LEAGUE event continues!
In issue #15, the world blames the Justice League International for the recent Chicago death toll and the death of a hero. As our team deals with the fallout, Captain Atom returns from a dark future with information on Max Lord’s ultimate plan – and Wonder Woman plays a major part in it!
In issue #16, the Creature Commandos have attacked the JLI and one of the team lies dying. Meanwhile, Power Girl swears vengeance on the JLI for her friend’s death, but Batman suspects foul play.
Retailers please note: : These issues will ship with two covers each. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

Issue #15 on sale DECEMBER 8
Issue #16 on sale DECEMBER 22
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN LANTERN #61
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by DOUG MAHNKE & CHRISTIAN ALAMY
1:10 Variant cover by ALEX GARNER

BRIGHTEST DAY continues with the revelation of the identity of the cloaked figure that’s been collecting the Emotional Spectrum Entities! But how does its end goal involve the Butcher, the personification of rage? Plus, another being seeks the red entity – The Spectre! And he has no patience with his former host Hal Jordan, who happens to be in the way…
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale DECEMBER 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN LANTERN: LARFLEEZE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL #1
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by BRETT BOOTH
Cover by GENE HA

It’s BRIGHTEST (CHRISTMAS) DAY! What do you want for Christmas? Orange Lantern Larfleeze wants everything – including Santa Claus himself! And nothing, not even the heroes of the DC Universe can to stop the Orange Lantern from getting what he wants! Plus, you won’t want to miss the strange holiday season shenanigans starring the rest of the Orange Lantern Corps! Superstar writer Geoff Johns and artist Brett Booth team up for an unbelievable sleigh ride adventure!

ONE-SHOT • On sale DECEMBER 22 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #55
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM & BATT
1:10 Variant cover by PATRICK GLEASON

BRIGHTEST DAY burns bright as war breaks out on Qward between the Green Lantern Corps and the Weaponers! Plus, the secret pact between Atrocitus, Guy Gardner and Ganthet is revealed!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale DECEMBER 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN LANTERN: EMERALD WARRIORS #5
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN & CAM SMITH
Cover by RODOLFO MIGLIARI
1:25 Variant cover by FELIPE MASSAFERA

Guy Gardner is seeing red rage! Much blood will be spilled, as the truth about his shocking pact with Atrocitus and Ganthet stands revealed to his teammates Kilowog and Arisia. And whose side will Sodam Yat find himself on?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale DECEMBER 15 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

GREEN LANTERN/PLASTIC MAN: WEAPONS OF MASS DECEPTION #1
Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art and cover by BRENT ANDERSON

Here’s the bad news: a horde of aliens is living undercover on Earth, and they’re smuggling weapons off-planet to fuel an interstellar war! Here’s the good news: two of Earth’s most powerful heroes are on the case, and one of them is the finest cop in the galaxy, Green Lantern! But here’s the bad news again: the other one is Plastic Man. Sorry, GL. This is gonna be rough…

ONE-SHOT • On sale DECEMBER 15 • 56 pg, FC $4.99 US

GREEN ARROW #7
Written by J.T. KRUL
Art by MIKE MAYHEW
Cover by MAURO CASCIOLI
1:10 variant cover by GENE HA

BRIGHTEST DAY branches out as another mystery rises from the White Lantern forest. Who is the Lady of the Forest – and what significance does she have in the life of the Emerald Archer?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale DECEMBER 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE FLASH #9
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
1:10 Variant cover by SCOTT KOLINS

BRIGHTEST DAY rushes forward! Now, make way for Hot Pursuit – the latest speedster to come out of the Speed Force! He’s here to make sure no one breaks the speed limit – hero or villain! And just wait until you see whose face is under Hot Pursuit’s helmet…
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale DECEMBER 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #52
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by MARK BAGLEY, ROB HUNTER & NORM RAPMUND
Cover by MARK BAGLEY & ROB HUNTER
1:10 Variant cover by DAVID MACK

With Washington, D.C. in the hands of The Omega Man and the full extent of his horrific power revealed, the JLA is forced to make a difficult decision. Is there no choice for the World’s Greatest Heroes but to team with the World’s Worst Villains – the Crime Syndicate – in order to save both Earths? How will this desperate action be affected by Ultra Man’s betrayal of everyone. . . and the reappearance of Dark Supergirl?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale DECEMBER 22 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

JLA/THE 99 #3
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA & STUART MOORE
Art by TOM DERENICK & DREW GERACI
Cover by FELIPE MASSAFERA

The first-ever meeting between DC Comics’ Justice League of America and Teshkeel Comics’ the 99 continues! Hawkman joins three members of The 99 on a flight to Brazil where earthquakes and devastation suggest the existence of another Noor Stone and another new addition to the 99’s team! Can Hafiz harness the stone’s power before he destroys everything? And why is Firestorm acting so . . . oddly?

On sale DECEMBER 29 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC $3.99 US

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #46
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Art by SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by SHANE DAVIS & SANDRA HOPE

With Monument Point still down after Scythe’s devastating attack on U.S. soil, looting begins! Enter Collatoral Damage, a new team of villains set to lay claim to the riches yet to be found in the rubble of the once great American city! Luckily, there are new heroes flooding into the JSA’s new hometown to help stabilize and rebuild alongside Earth’s First Super Hero Team!

On sale DECEMBER 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JSA ALL-STARS #13
Written by MATTHEW STURGES
Art by HOWARD PORTER & ART THIBERT
Cover by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II

Left powerless, Cyclone struggles to lead a “normal” life apart from the ALL-STARS. But the sudden appearance of a team of Cy-Clones leaves her questioning her mental powers as well! And how can she prove she’s the one and only original when the others seem to have her abilities – and more?

On sale DECEMBER 1 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

TEEN TITANS #90
Written by J.T. KRUL
Art and cover by NICOLA SCOTT & DOUG HAZLEWOOD
1:10 Variant cover by KARL KERSCHL

It’s mayhem at the cafeteria as Headcase and the Feral Boys run wild! Can the Teen Titans pull themselves together long enough to overcome this combined threat – or will Damian once again be their downfall?
Retailers please note: This issue ships with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale DECEMBER 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TEEN TITANS: COLD CASE#1
Written by MARK SABLE
Art by SEAN MURPHY
Cover by JAY FABOK

Don’t miss this untold tale from writer Mark Sable (Grounded, TWO-FACE: YEAR ONE) and red-hot artist Sean Murphy (JOE THE BARBARIAN) bringing the Teen Titans and The Flash’s Rogues Gallery into direct conflict! Two people already died over a mysterious object, and now both teams want it. How much more blood will be spilled to obtain it as this gets deadly personal for all involved?

ONE-SHOT • On sale DECEMBER 22 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US

TITANS #30
Written by ERIC WALLACE
Art and cover by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO

The inmates of Arkham Asylum have taken over, and Deathstroke’s team of misfits is fighting for their lives against Gotham City’s most dangerous lunatics! Will Deathstroke and Arsenal be able to side with Batman long enough to survive the night? Plus, Ray Palmer guest-stars as he continues his investigation into Ryan Choi’s murder.

On sale DECEMBER 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DCU HOLIDAY SPECIAL 2010 #1
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING, SETH ALBANO, TONY BEDARD, JOEY CAVALIERI, KEVIN GREVIOUX
and DARA NARAGHI
Art by RENATO ARLEM, ROBERTO CASTRO, RICHARD & TANYA HORIE, CARLO SORIANO
and more
Cover by MATT HALEY

From the dawn of time (Anthro) to the far-flung future (Legion of Super-Heroes), sentient life has honored the winter holidays with celebrations and rituals as diverse as the universe itself! Join DC Comics – and a stellar team of writers and artists – to honor the vast and diverse holidays of the DC Universe in
6 tales of holiday cheer! Starring the aforementioned characters along with Superman, The Spectre, Jonah Hex, and Green Lantern John Stewart for a HOLIDAY SPECIAL like no other!

On sale DECEMBER 8 • 56 pg, FC $4 .99 US

TIME MASTERS: VANISHING POINT #6
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art and cover by DAN JURGENS & NORM RAPMUND

Finding Bruce Wayne seems like a trivial pursuit compared to the horrors that the Time Masters stumble upon concerning 2011 and the entire DC Universe! How far has Reverse-Flash gone this time in his manipulations of the time-stream?! Do NOT miss this peek at what lies ahead for the DCU!

On sale DECEMBER 15 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

BOOSTER GOLD #39
Written by KEITH GIFFEN & J.M. DEMATTEIS
Art and cover by CHRIS BATISTA & RICH PERROTTA
Forced to face the reality that his best friend Ted Kord is never coming back from the dead, Booster Gold withdraws from reality by running home to his original time and place. Unfortunately, once home, he’s arrested for the theft of the Time Sphere that allowed him to become Booster Gold in the first place!
On sale DECEMBER 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DOOM PATROL #17
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by MATTHEW CLARK and RON RANDALL
Cover by MATTHEW CLARK
A man walks into a talent agent’s office. No, wait, that’s not how this one goes; let’s start again. A Robotman walks into a murderous family’s moving castle. He witnesses mayhem, torture, bloody death, and a hell of a party. So what do you call an act like that? Join us as the Doom Patrol meets…The Aristocrats!
On sale DECEMBER 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES ANNUAL #1
Written by PAUL LEVITZ & KEITH GIFFEN
Art and cover by KEITH GIFFEN & JOHN DELL

The legendary team of Paul Levitz and Keith Giffen reunite on the Legion for the first time in 20 years! And their next 31st century masterpiece introduces the all-new, all-deadly Emerald Empress! She’s ultra-twisted! She possesses entire planets! And she devastates the Legion so completely, one Legionnaire will never be the same!

On sale DECEMBER 29 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #8
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art and cover by YILDIRAY CINAR & WAYNE FAUCHER
As votes come in from across the galaxy for the next Legion leader, Chameleon Boy enlists Yera in the hunt for their fellow shape-shifting Durlans, convinced that more are at work to destroy the United Planets.
On sale DECEMBER 22 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

ADVENTURE COMICS #521
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Co-feature written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by GERALDO BORGES & MARLO ALQUIZA
Co-feature art by MAHMUD ASRAR & JOHN DELL
Cover by SCOTT CLARK & DAVID BEATY
The rebuilding of the Green Lantern Corps in the 31st century starts here! Now set in “contemporary” Legion times, this issue tells an all-new tale starring the last survivors of the fabled Corps. Their next recruit will shock you!
In The Atom’s co-feature, the Colony continues its assault on Ray Palmer with more shrinkable suicide bombers!
On sale DECEMBER 1 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

DOC SAVAGE #9
Written by IVAN BRANDON & BRIAN AZZARELLO
Co-feature written by JASON STARR
Art by NIC KLEIN
Co-feature art by SCOTT HAMPTON
Cover by J.G. JONES

Doc’s adventure in the war-torn Middle East takes a nasty turn when he realizes that the people who sent him into the Zone don’t necessarily want him coming back out. Meanwhile, the threat he came to neutralize is not what it seems!
And in the JUSTICE, INC. co-feature, there’s nothing standing between Smitty and his quarry, the murdering scum he plans to pay back in kind – but what will become of him if he breaks Benson’s cardinal rule? “Murder and Vengeance” concludes here!

On sale DECEMBER 8 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

THE SPIRIT #9
Written by DAVID HINE
Co-feature written by PAUL DINI
Art by MORITAT
Co-feature art by MIKE PLOOG
Cover by LADRÖNN

The Spirit knew there was something suspicious about the relationship of mafia heir Ophelia Ottoman and no-good loser Jimmy Bauhaus, but he didn’t know that the secret they kept could pit Central City’s crime families against each other! But that doesn’t mean he’s going to let Ottoman get away with murder. . . does it? Say it ain’t so, Spirit!
And in the co-feature, THE SPIRIT: BLACK & WHITE, Paul Dini and Mike Ploog have a holiday gift for you: the tale of an extremely bad Santa – a crook haunted by the Spirit of Christmas everywhere he turns!

On sale DECEMBER 15 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

DC UNIVERSE LEGACIES #8
Written by LEN WEIN
Art by DAN JURGENS & JERRY ORDWAY with SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by DAN JURGENS & JERRY ORDWAY
1:25 Variant cover by TBD

Four new Supermen . . . a new Batman . . . the DC Universe has never seen such change. When it comes to the Reign of the new Supermen, not all change is good! Also, witness the fall of the greatest Green Lantern of all time – Hal Jordan! And take a trip to Apokolips and the world of the New Gods!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale DECEMBER 22 • 8 of 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

FREEDOM FIGHTERS #4
Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY
Art by TRAVIS MOORE & TREVOR SCOTT
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
The hunt is on for the second artifact! But in order to find it, the team will be thrown into the most dangerous trap of all – a metahuman high-security prison, which just entered a full-blast riot! Without the Spirit of America at their side, will the Freedom Fighters finally have to lay down their arms?
On sale DECEMBER 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JONAH HEX #62
Written by JUSTIN GRAY & JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art and cover by EDUARDO RISSO
Happy Holidays, Hex fans! You’ve been good this year, so we got you an issue drawn by the incomparable Eduardo Risso! Jonah Hex was sure he’d seen it all – but that was before he was hired to escort a delivery through the desert. Who or what is “The Package”?
On sale DECEMBER 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE MIGHTY CRUSADERS #6
Written by ERIC TRAUTMANN & BRANDON JERWA
Art by JULIAN LOPEZ & JOHN LUCAS
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU

In this final chapter, it’s all-out Durlan civil war with our heroes caught in between! There’s only one way out, but first the Crusaders will have to finally solve the mystery behind Project SWORD!

On sale DECEMBER 15 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

R.E.B.E.L.S #23
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by CLAUDE ST. AUBIN & SCOTT HANNA
Cover by FRANCIS PORTELA

In “To Be a R.E.B.E.L.,” part 3, Adam Strange plays peacemaker between Vril Dox’s band of rebellious space cops and the entire Green Lantern Corps – and negotiations aren’t going well at all. Let’s hope Lobo can stay on his best behavior . . .yeah, right!
Guest-starring Green Lantern John Stewart!

On sale DECEMBER 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

POWER GIRL #19
Written by JUDD WINICK
Art and cover by SAMI BASRI

It was bound to happen what with her participation in JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST – Power Girl relies on the JLI to help her turn her recent fortunes around! But how will that sit with her current teammates in JSA ALL-STARS?

On sale DECEMBER 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS #2
Written by NICK SPENCER
Art by CAFU & BIT and CHRISCROSS
Cover by GARY FRANK

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS doesn’t let up on the throttle for a second as the team’s assault on the Spider compound to rescue a captured teammate continues! Plus, special guest artist ChrisCross (FIRESTORM) illustrates a story spotlighting the backstory of doomed speedster Lightning!

On sale DECEMBER 8 • 40 pg, FC $3 .99 US

SECRET SIX #28
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by J. CALAFIORE
Cover by DANIEL LUVISI

The pedal-to-the-metal conclusion of the “Reptile Brain” storyline is here as the survivors of the two warring factions of the Secret Six face a danger even more horrifying and revolting than each other! And if this is Skartaris, who’s playing Warlord?

On sale DECEMBER 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ZATANNA #8
Written by PAUL DINI
Art by CLIFF CHIANG
Cover by STEPHANE ROUX

Long-dead killer puppeteer Oscar Hempel is back from the grave, and there’s nothing he wants more than revenge on the prey that got away – Zatanna Zatara! But does Zee even remember what she did to him? And what a time for her lifelong fear of puppets to come rushing back!

On sale DECEMBER 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DC COMICS PRESENTS: T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS #1
Written by WALLACE WOOD, STEVE SKEATES and others
Art by WALLACE WOOD, GIL KANE, STEVE DITKO and others
Cover by WALLACE WOOD

As DC’s new T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS series gets under way, relive these legendary tales from T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS #1, 2 and 7! Don’t miss the origins of the team’s members, the death of a lead character, and more!

On sale DECEMBER 29 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

DC COMICS PRESENTS: BATMAN BEYOND #1
Written by HILARY BADER
Art by MIN S. KU, RICK BURCHETT and others
Cover by BRIAN STELFREEZE

Blast into the future of Gotham City with these tales from BATMAN BEYOND #13, 14, 21 and 22, as Terry McGinnis teams up with Barbara Gordon, Etrigan the Demon, the Green Lantern of the future, Big Barda and more!

On sale DECEMBER 1 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

DC COMICS PRESENTS: JLA #1
Written by DENNIS O’NEIL and JOE KELLY
Art by TAN ENG HUAT, DOUG MAHNKE and TOM NGUYEN
Cover by DOUG MAHNKE and TOM NGUYEN

In this never-before-reprinted tale from JLA #91-93, the team finds itself in a dilemma when a mysterious, shapeshifting creature from another planet gets blasted into our solar system. But is it friend or foe? Plus, Wonder Woman and Batman examine their relationship in a tale from issue #90 that spins out of “The Obsidian Age.”

On sale DECEMBER 29 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

DC COMICS PRESENTS: YOUNG JUSTICE #3
Written by D. CURTIS JOHNSON, MARK WAID, KARL KESEL, CHUCK DIXON, PETER DAVID and others
Art by ANGEL UNZUETA, HUMBERTO RAMOS, JOE PHILLIPS, CULLY HAMNER, AMANDA CONNER, ETHAN VAN SCIVER, MARTIN EGELAND, TODD NAUCK and others
Cover by JEFF MATSUDA and JON SIBAL

The origins of the members of Young Justice are revealed in these tales from the SECRET ORIGINS 80-PAGE GIANT! And Wonder Girl and Arrowette clash with their moms in a story from YOUNG JUSTICE #7.

On sale DECEMBER 22 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

DC COMICS PRESENTS: BRIGHTEST DAY #3
Written by GAIL SIMONE and STEVE ENGLEHART
Art by ROB LIEFELD, TREVOR VON EEDEN and JOE RUBINSTEIN
Cover by TBD

Kestrel, the mad dog of the Chaos Realm, battles the Teen Titans in a bid to gain power like he’s never had before in a tale from TEEN TITANS #27-28. And in an epic from LEGENDS OF THE DC UNIVERSE #26-27, The Joker earns the wrath of both Aquaman and Batman when he dredges up the old Joker-fish routine.

On sale DECEMBER 8 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

DC COMICS PRESENTS: BATMAN #3
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Art by SCOTT MCDANIEL, AARON SOWD and ANDY OWENS
Cover by SCOTT MCDANIEL
In these tales from BATMAN #595-598, Bruce Wayne attempts to learn whether his own father could have been involved with Gotham’s underworld. Plus, Batman battles — Santa Klaus? With a “K”? He’s got presents for all the naughty boys and girls of Gotham City. Nasty, dangerous presents…
On sale DECEMBER 15 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

DC COMICS PRESENTS: SUPERMAN #3
Written by JEPH LOEB
Art by ED MCGUINNESS and CAM SMITH
Cover by ED MCGUINNESS
Look out! It’s a brand-new Toyman, and he’s made in Japan! Plus: Bizarro switches bodies with Superman, Uncle Sam meets The Man of Steel, and Lois Lane learns of the existence of The Suicide Squad. Taken from the pages of SUPERMAN #177-178 and #181-182!
On sale DECEMBER 22 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

BATMAN: HUSH UNWRAPPED DELUXE EDITION HC
Written by JEPH LOEB
Art and cover by JIM LEE

A new, unprecedented edition of the classic Batman epic featuring the art of comics superstar Jim Lee in pencil form for the first time ever, giving comics connoisseurs the chance to study a true master of the form at his best!
This amazing new hardcover presents Jim Lee’s artwork in pencil form, with lettering and in black and white.
Relive the thrilling mystery of the best-selling BATMAN: HUSH as Batman sets out to discover the identity of a mysterious mastermind using The Joker, The Riddler, Ra’s al Ghul and the Dark Knight’s other enemies – and allies – as pawns in a plan to wreak havoc.

On sale FEBRUARY 16 • 320 pg, B&W, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $39.99 US

BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE DELUXE EDITION HC
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by CHRIS SPROUSE, FRAZER IRVING, RYAN SOOK, YANICK PAQUETTE, LEE GARBETT, GEORGES JEANTY KARL STORY and MICK GRAY
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
Grant Morrison’s best-selling multipart Batman epic continues with this collection of the six-issue miniseries!Witness Bruce Wayne’s adventures across time as he is swept through the time stream, from the ancient days that predate history itself through epics set in the times of pirates and the Old West, through his triumphant return to present day Gotham City!
On sale FEBRUARY 2 • 224 pg, FC,
7.0625” x 10.875”, $29.99 US

BATMAN: THE JOKER’S ASYLUM VOL. 2 TP
Written by LANDRY WALKER, PETER CALLOWAY, MIKE RAICHT, JAMES PATRICK and KEVIN SHINICK
Art by BILL SIENKIEWICZ, CLAYTON HENRY, DAVID YARDIN, JOE QUINONES, KEITH GIFFEN
and KELLEY JONES
Cover by RYAN SOOK
Five dark tales narrated by The Joker spotlight The Riddler, Harley Quinn, Mad Hatter, Clayface and Killer Croc that give readers an inside look into the insane lives of Batman’s greatest adversaries.
On sale JANUARY 12 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US

BATMAN VS. THE UNDEAD TP
Written by KEVIN VANHOOK
Art and cover by TOM MANDRAKE
Batman fights alongside the vampire Dimeter to stop a horde of reanimated corpses in a dark adventure from BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #44-48.
Doctor Herbert Combs has escaped from Arkham Asylum — and now he’s heading to New Orleans to raise the dead. The only ones who can stop him are Dimeter — and The Dark Knight.
On sale JANUARY 26 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US

DOOM PATROL: BROTHERHOOD TP
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by MATTHEW CLARK, RON RANDALL and LIVESAY
Cover by MATTHEW CLARK
These new adventures find the Doom Patrol facing off against a pandimensional wrecking crew who have come to Oolong Island looking for something specific – and the Doom Patrol had better find it while there’s still an island left in these tales from issues #7-13 of their new series!
On sale JANUARY 12 • 168 pg, FC, $17.99 US

FRACTION TP
Written by DAVID TISCHMAN
Art and cover by TIMOTHY GREEN II
The cult-favorite 2004 series is collected in its entirety for the first time! FRACTION stars four tough young men from Philly’s mean streets who pull off a drunken robbery. What they end up stealing are the components to a high-tech suit of battle armor. How far will each of them go to use the armor for his own purposes?
On sale JANUARY 5 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US

THE FLASH: THE DASTARDLY DEATH OF THE ROGUES HC
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL and SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL

The Fastest Man Alive must solve the murder of one of his greatest villains and protect his other foes from an elusive killer in this hardcover pulled from THE FLASH #1-6 and THE FLASH SECRET FILES 2010!
Racing out of BLACKEST NIGHT, The Flash returns to his life in Central City – but when one of his Rogues Gallery of foes turns up murdered under mysterious circumstances, it’s up to The Fastest Man Alive to solve this bizarre crime and protect those who are targeted by the elusive killer.

On sale FEBRUARY 9 • 208 pg, FC, $19.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE RISE AND FALL HC
Written by J.T. KRULL
Art by DIOGENES NEVES, MIKE MAYHEW, FABRIZIO FIORENTINO and others
Cover by MIKE MAYHEW

The Justice League of America must hunt down Green Arrow for murdering the villain Prometheus in this hardcover collecting JUSTICE LEAGUE: RISE AND FALL SPECIAL, GREEN ARROW #31-32 and THE RISE OF ARSENAL #1-4!
Green Arrow has become a fugitive after killing the villain Prometheus for destroying Star City and murdering the daughter of his former sidekick, Arsenal. Now, the Justice League of America must hunt down their former teammate while Arsenal must come to grips with the losses of both his daughter and his arm at the hands of Prometheus.

On sale FEBRUARY 23 • 224 pg, FC, $24.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL VOL. 5 TP
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DEMATTEIS
Art by BILL WILLINGHAM, BART SEARS, MIKE MCKONE and others
Cover by BART SEARS
In this new volume collecting JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL ANNUAL #2-3 and JUSTICE LEAGUE EUROPE #1-6, the team is reborn as Justice League International, featuring The Flash, Power Girl, Metamorpho, Animal Man and The Elongated Man.
On sale JANUARY 19 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US

THE QUESTION: PIPELINE TP
Written by GREG RUCKA
Art and cover by CULLY HAMNER
Greg Rucka returns to write the adventures of Renee Montoya – the character he helped transform into The Question – as a gun-running scheme threatens Gotham City in stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #854-863. Features the art of Cully Hamner (RED)!
On sale JANUARY 26 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US

SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY BOOK TWO HC
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by PASCAL FERRY, YANICK PAQUETTE, DOUG MAHNKE, FRAZER IRVING, RYAN SOOK, J.H. WILLIAMS III and others
Cover by RYAN SOOK
Collecting the second half of Grant Morrison’s SEVEN SOLDIERS epic in hardcover for the first time! Collects MISTER MIRACLE #1-4, BULLETEER #1-4, ZATANNA #4, KLARION #4, FRANKENSTEIN #1-4 and SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY #1.
On sale FEBRUARY 23 • 400 pg, FC, $39.99 US

SECRET SIX: CAT’S IN THE CRADLE TP
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by J. CALAFIORE, R.B. SILVA and ALEXANDRE PALAMARO
Cover by DANIEL LUVISI
In these stories from issues #19-24 of the new series, Thomas Blake – a.k.a. Catman – heads to Africa to find the three men who kidnapped his long lost son, while Catman leaves a trail of destruction in his wake that threatens to destroy the Secret Six once and for all.
On sale JANUARY 19 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US