[ENGLISH] DC Comics tells us: DC Comics In December 2010, Part 2: The Authority, Wildcats, Planetary, Assassin’s Creed, Welcome To Tranquility, X-Files, Resident Evil, Kane & Lynch, World of Warcraft, Telara Chronicles, Gen13, Gears of War, Sparta USA, Victorian Undead, Ratchet & Clank…

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THE AUTHORITY #29
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by AL BARRIONUEVO
Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK & RICHARD FRIEND

There has been tragedy and triumph, despair and hope. For the past year, the rag-tag team thrown together under the banner of The Authority – accompanied by thousands of human refugees – has been off in deepest space, hoping to solve the mystery of The Carrier and perhaps bring home a cure for their shattered Earth. Now, after facing numerous unspeakable horrors, their long odyssey draws to its shattering, epic conclusion. The survivors are heading home – but what secret are they bringing with them?

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

WILDCATS #30
Written by ADAM BEECHEN
Art by MIKE S. MILLER
Cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK & RICHARD FRIEND

A page is about to turn in the history of the WildStorm Universe’s flagship title, as the epic story that began with the end of the world draws to a close. While the final battle against a mystical threat here on Earth builds to its climax, a sudden arrival from space may bring great hope – or greater despair. Friends are reunited and lives are permanently changed as a new Doctor is revealed. But will this development finally bring about the healing of their shattered world?

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

WILDSTORM PRESENTS: PLANETARY – LOST WORLDS #1
Written by WARREN ELLIS
Art by PHIL JIMENEZ, JERRY ORDWAY and ANDY LANNING
Cover by JOHN CASSADAY

WildStorm’s most enigmatic team returns in this special edition collecting two stories fans won’t want to miss!
First, during an investigation of The Authority, the post-human pantheon intrudes in one of Planetary’s old cases. Then we introduce the new Planetary field crew – Clark Kent, Bruce Wayne and Diana Prince? The WildStorm Universe’s mystery-tackling team collides with the DC Universe’s Greatest Heroes in the most unexpected way! Featuring art by Phil Jimenez (INFINITE CRISIS, Amazing Spider-Man) and Jerry Ordway and written by superstar Warren Ellis (AUTHORITY, TRANSMETROPOLITAN)!

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

WELCOME TO TRANQUILITY: ONE FOOT IN THE GRAVE #6
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by HORACIO DOMINGUES
Cover by NEIL GOOGE
The shattering conclusion to the 6-issue miniseries is here as Sheriff Lindo makes one last, desperate gamble to stop Derek Fury. But will it be enough? Will even a town full of super humans have the strength to overcome one foe fueled by unbelievable hatred and rage?
On sale DECEMBER 8 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

GEN13 #39
Written by PHIL HESTER
Art by CRUDDIE TORIAN
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
It’s the final stand, and the Gen13 crew are determined that no matter how desolated the rest of the planet is, they’re going to protect the oasis that is Pocatello. Or die trying…
On sale DECEMBER 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ASSASSIN’S CREED: THE FALL #2
Written by KARL KERSCHL & CAMERON STEWART
Art and cover by KARL KERSCHL & CAMERON STEWART

The monster-hit, historical fantasy/sci-fi Assassin’s Creed video game from Ubisoft continues with a stunning 3-issue series written and illustrated by acclaimed creators Karl Kerschl (WEDNESDAY COMICS, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN) and Cameron Stewart (BATMAN AND ROBIN)!
The comic book companion to the hit videogame series continues as Daniel Cross explores his mysterious past and his connection to the modern-day Order of Assassins. Meanwhile, his ancestor Nikolai Orelov prepares a dangerous siege on a Templar research station in remote Siberia – a mission that concludes with the awesome and devastating Tunguska Event!

On sale DECEMBER 1 • 2 of 3 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

SPARTA: U.S.A. TP
Written by DAVID LAPHAM
Art and cover by JOHNNY TIMMONS
Welcome to Sparta, U.S.A. It’s such a great place that no one ever thinks of leaving. It’s been three years since anyone’s tried, and he was never heard from again…until today, when Godfrey McLaine, the greatest quarterback Sparta ever saw, returned a changed man. Collecting the 6-issue miniseries!
On sale JANUARY 12 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US

KANE AND LYNCH #4
Written by IAN EDGINTON
Art by CHRISTOPHER MITTEN
Cover by MARTIN EMBORG
Sick and tired of being under the gun, Kane and Lynch decide to take the fight back to the woman who put the contract out on them. But with Lynch’s treachery about to be exposed, how long can their partnership hold up?
On sale DECEMBER 8 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US  MATURE READERS

RATCHET AND CLANK #4
Written by T.J. FIXMAN
Art by ADAM ARCHER
Cover by CREATUREBOX

Ratchet and Clank are faced with a tough decision. Do they turn themselves in to Zogg and face certain death – or doom Veldin to destruction? Opting for the former, they hatch a desperate plan that could throw an Omniwrench in Zogg’s galaxy-conquering plans!

On sale DECEMBER 15 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC $3.99 US

END OF NATIONS #3
Written by RICARDO SANCHEZ
Art by YVEL GUICHET
Cover by CHRIS SPROUSE & KARL STORY
Based on the MMORTS military game from Petroglyph and Trion Worlds! Devastated by the attack on his hometown, Shane almost gives up on his mission and abandons the resistance. But, fueled by vengeance and armed with a powerful new weapon and ally, Shane resolves to settle the score . . .
On sale DECEMBER 29 • 3 of 4 • 32 pg, FC $3.99 US

RESIDENT EVIL #6
Written by RICARDO SANCHEZ
Art and cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
The original miniseries based on the best-selling Capcom game comes to its dramatic conclusion! Holiday Sugarman goes one-on-one with the bio-weapon-enhanced Giesel while Mina Gere leads BSAA forces in a desperate attempt to stop Giesel’s apocalyptic failsafe device. Don’t miss the stunning finale!
On sale DECEMBER 1 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

GEARS OF WAR BOOK TWO HC
Written by JOSHUA ORTEGA and MIKE CAPPS
Art by LIAM SHARP, SIMON BISLEY, TREVOR HAIRSINE and others
Cover by JIM LEE & SCOTT WILLIAMS
The newest volume based on the best-selling Epic Games franchise is here, collecting issues #7-13 and bridging the gap between the first Gears of War game and the second!
On sale FEBRUARY 16 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS

GEARS OF WAR #15
Written by KAREN TRAVISS
Art and cover by LEONARDO MANCO
A dramatic, new direction begins with the debut of series writer Karen Traviss, author of the Gears of War novels and writer for the upcoming Gears of War 3 game. “Dirty Little Secrets” kicks off a 6-part story bridging the gap between the end of the Gears 2 game and the beginning of Gears 3, which launches in Spring 2011!
On sale DECEMBER 29 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

FRINGE: TALES FROM THE FRINGE TP
Written by ALEX KATSNELSON, CHRISTINE LAVAF and MATTHEW PITTS
Art by FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO, SHAWN MOLL, DAVID LAPHAM, FIONA STAPLES and others Photo cover
Explore the world of the hit TV series Fringe in these tales from the 6-issue miniseries! Each story focuses on a major player in the series or a bizarre encounter with some of the weird science surrounding the show’s mythology!
On sale JANUARY 19 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

IDES OF BLOOD #5
Written by STUART C. PAUL
Art by CHRISTIAN DUCE
Cover by MICHAEL GEIGER
A reunion with the Soothsayer sends Valens on a journey into madness, Egyptian mysticism and ungodly torture as he discovers Caesar’s assassination was only the first step in the conspirators’ ultimate plan: the extermination of every vampyre in Rome.  Now Valens will have to face the true mastermind behind the murder…
On sale DECEMBER 15 • 5 of 6 • 32 pg, FC $3.99 US

VICTORIAN UNDEAD II: SHERLOCK HOLMES VS. DRACULA #2
Written by IAN EDGINTON
Art by DAVIDE FABBRI
Cover by RYAN SOOK

A vampire in the court of Queen Victoria! As Sherlock Holmes lies bleeding, the sanguinary Count Dracula is making friends in high places. A shadow has fallen over the heart of the empire – one that not even the great detective alone can dispel. Enter: Van Helsing!

On sale DECEMBER 15 • 2 of 5 • 32 pg, FC $3.99 US

TELARA CHRONICLES #4
Written by RICARDO SANCHEZ
Art by POP MHAN
Cover by DREW JOHNSON
It’s the final issue of this exciting miniseries based on Rift: Planes of Telara, the MMO fantasy game from Trion Worlds. Events build to a shattering conclusion, as the opening of a massive Death Rift above the city devastates Port Scion. Only one chance remains to save the people of Telara…
On sale DECEMBER 22 • 4 of 4 • 32 pg, FC $3.99 US

TELARA CHRONICLES TP
Written by RICARDO SANCHEZ
Art by POP MHAN
Game art cover
Based on the anticipated MMO from Trion Worlds, TELARA CHRONICLES collects the 4-issue series about a world devastated by magical tears in the veil that keeps it safe from attacks. These rifts unleash terrifying invasions in this stunning tale! Also includes the #0 issue!
On sale JANUARY 26 • 128 pg, FC, $17.99 US

WORLD OF WARCRAFT: CURSE OF THE WORGEN #2
Written by MICKY NEILSON & JAMES WAUGH
Art by LUDO LULLABI & TONY WASHINGTON
Cover by WEI WANG

Famous detective Halford Ramsey has fallen head first into the world of “The Worgen,” a new race of creatures in World of Warcraft with a deep, twisted history. Follow the tale of two friends – Ralaar and Arvell – as we see the origin of The Worgen forged in the heat and desperation of an epic battle.

On sale DECEMBER 22 • 2 of 5 • 40 pg, FC $4.99 US

THE X-FILES/30 DAYS OF NIGHT #6
Written by STEVE NILES & ADAM JONES
Art by TOM MANDRAKE
Cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO

FBI Agents Mulder and Scully were sent to Alaska to investigate what they thought was a ritualistic murder. But it became something bigger and scarier right before their eyes! If they survive the blood-drenched conclusion, will they ever be the same?
Co-published with IDW.

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