DC Comics In January 2010: Wildstorm[ENGLISH] DC Comics tells us: DC Comic In January 2010: Wildstorm. Wildcats, Astro City, Resident Evil, God of War, Free Realms, War of Warcraft, Dante’s Inferno, Autority, Autority The Lost Year, Gen13, Wildcats, North 40, Red Herring, Ex Machina, Victorian Undead…

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THE AUTHORITY #18
Written by Marc Bernardin & Adam Freeman
Art by Al Barrionuevo
Cover by George Pérez
A new chapter in The Authority begins as a bolt from the deepest reaches of space gives the Carrier a new lease on life. Now the heroes of the WildStorm Universe must decide whether they should abandon the seemingly hopeless Earth or stay behind and fight for its survival.
Featuring a cover by superstar artist George Pérez (CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS, LEGION OF THREE WORLDS) that links with the cover of January’s WILDCATS #19 to form one blockbuster image sporting the big guns of the WildStorm Universe!
On sale January 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WILDCATS #19
Written by Adam Beechen
Art by Tim Seeley & Ryan Wynn
Cover by George Pérez
The Carrier has left UnLondon, taking some of Earth’s most powerful defenders with it. Can the heroes who remain help the planet survive not one, but two alien invasions?  In the world’s darkest hour since NUMBER OF THE BEAST, Super Heroes from every corner of the WildStorm Universe must put aside past rivalries and disagreements to work together as one massive team of incalculable power – and it still may not be enough!
Expect wall-to-wall action from the new creative team of writer Adam Beechen (ROBIN, TEEN TITANS) and artist Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash, G.I. Joe)!
On sale January 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE AUTHORITY: THE LOST YEAR #5
Written by Grant Morrison & Keith Giffen
Art by Jonathan Wayshak
Cover by Gene Ha
The Carrier is trapped in The Bleed between realities, too low on power to make it any further. And it turns out they’re not alone. There are…things in The Bleed. Hungry things that see the Carrier as a tasty meal.
On sale January 20 • 5 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE AUTHORITY: RULE BRITTANIA TP
Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning
Art by Simon Coleby, Drew Johnson, Mike Miller and others
Cover by Simon Coleby
The super-team created to protect Earth from threats of a global scale struggle to carry on after they fail in their mission. In this collection featuring issues #8–16 of their monthly series, find out what The Authority must do after their world is destroyed.
Advance-solicited; on sale February 24 • 208 pg, FC, $19.99 US

PLANETARY VOL. 4 HC
Written by Warren Ellis
Art and cover by John Cassaday

This is it – the final, spectacular hardcover collection of Warren Ellis and John Cassaday’s PLANETARY. Collecting issues #19-27 of this unique series, Volume 4 features the final battles waged by Elijah Snow, Jakita Wagner and The Drummer against the mysterious Four along with the surprise return of a key player no one could have foreseen! It’s been over a decade in the making – don’t miss this unforgettable conclusion to one of WildStorm’s most acclaimed series.
Advance-solicited; on sale March 3 • 224 pg, FC, $24.99 US

ASTRO CITY: THE DARK AGE BOOK 4 #1
Written by Kurt Busiek
Art by Brent Anderson
Cover by Alex Ross

Royal Williams and his brother Charles are hot on the heels of their parents’ killer, but their mission is igniting a fire that may incinerate more than they could ever imagine! It’s the mid-’80s in Astro City, and not everyone’s going to survive. Featuring the Green Man, the Silver Agent, Mirage, Hellhound, the Pistons of Engine, the Crazy Eights and more in the next arc of the critically acclaimed ASTRO CITY series!
On sale January 27 • 1 of 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

RED HERRING #6
Written by David Tischman
Art by Philip Bond & David Hahn
Cover by Philip Bond
Five issues ago, he tried to kill the MacGuffin. Now, Cademon Hoyle has a gun to Maggie’s head, and she’s trapped with Red Herring inside the Capricorn Group vault. If you read only one issue of a six-issue miniseries this month, it really should be this one.
On sale January 13 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

VICTORIAN UNDEAD #3
Written by Ian Edginton
Art by Davide Fabbri
Cover by Simon Coleby
This sensational miniseries continues as Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson find themselves in an increasingly desperate position as Baker Street falls to the undead. What’s the dastardly secret behind this plague on London, and can the help of Sherlock’s genius brother, Mycroft, shed light on the horrors before it’s too late?
On sale January 27 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DANTE’S INFERNO #2
Written by Christos Gage
Art and cover by Diego Latorre

Beatrice, Dante’s beloved, has been kidnapped and stolen away into the depths of Hell! Now, Dante must descend to rescue her before Lucifer carries out his plan to make Beatrice his wife — the all-new Queen of the Damned!
Based on the highly anticipated EA videogame!
On sale January 13 • 2 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

RESIDENT EVIL #4
Written by Rick Sanchez
Art by Jheremy Raapack & Ed Benes
Cover by Kevin Sharpe

Neuermann Giesel is the cat’s meow of Ubelandia’s 20-something party scene. So it’s only natural that BSAA Agents Gere and Sugarman wonder why he’s chosen to hang at the remote jungle compound of Fritz Giesel – the CEO of Giesel Industries – instead of at a trendy club. And a tour of the compound turns deadly as the two agents are caught in Neuermann’s idea of a T-Virus play date.
Plus don’t miss superstar artist Ed Benes’ 2-page origin story of Agent Mina Gere!
On sale January 13 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

FREE REALMS #5
Written by JS Lewis
Art by Oliver Nome
Cover by Jon Buran

Darkthorne reveals a dangerous secret that could threaten the stability of the Free Realms universe. She claims that Queen Valerian’s trusted advisor is actually a spy sent to not only poison the queen, but to usher in a new evil like their world has never known. The unlikely allies must join forces to save the realm!
On sale January 20 • 5 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

RESISTANCE TP
Written by Mike Costa
Art by Ramón Pérez, CP Smith, Kody Chamberlain and John Paul Leon
Cover by CP Smith
Collecting RESISTANCE #0-6, this new book is the first-ever graphic novel based on the best-selling Sony PlayStation 3 game! Writer Mike Costa (G.I. Joe: Cobra) and artist Ramón Pérez spin an integral tale tied to the video game story and explore this complex universe! In this volume, Nathan Hale leads a desperate fight against the extraterrestrial Chimera as the invasion of America begins!
Advance-solicited; on sale February 3 • 160 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS

STARCRAFT #8
Written by Simon Furman
Art by Mike Miller
Cover by Carlos D’Anda
The War Pigs mourn the death of one of their own, aware that their own days are now meagerly numbered. There’s no way forward and no way back, and an all-out suicidal tilt at Tamsen Cauley seems the only remaining option. But, behind the scenes, a powerful enemy of Cauley is making his own move. And the War Pigs are a resource “Ghostmaster General” Leonid Celsus could sorely use right now!
On sale January 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERNATURAL: BEGINNING’S END #1
Written by Andrew Dabb & Daniel Loflin
Art and cover by Diego Olmos
Photo Variant Cover

Picking up several years after the hit RISING SON miniseries, the Winchester clan find themselves in the strangest situation imaginable – monster hunting in the Big Apple! The definitive events that led to Sam leaving his family to attend Stanford, this gripping and horrifying story, courtesy of television series writers Andrew Dabb and Daniel Loflin, will explore the raw nerves of what makes the Winchesters unique and volatile.
Fans of the cult hit TV series won’t want to miss this pivotal 6-issue tale!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Diego Olmos), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a photo cover). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale January 20 • 1 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99

WORLD OF WARCRAFT: HORDE #1
Written by Doug Wagner
Art and cover by Pop Mhan

Because you demanded it! An exciting new series focusing on The Horde from the World of Warcraft MMORPG begins here. The orc Malgar is content to hunt alone with his wolf Remnes. When a band of raiding Kolkar Clan centaurs lay waste to a small orc farm, he has no choice but to return to the violent life he left behind. Aided by a new ally known as Ironhoof, Malgar succeeds in defending the farm – but at great cost.
This new series explores the harsher side of Kalimdor and the challenges facing the Horde, by Doug Wagner (The Ride) and Pop Mhan (BATGIRL, Spy Boy)!
On sale January 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WORLD OF WARCRAFT: ALLIANCE #26
Written by Mike Costa
Art and cover by Neil Googe

A bold new direction! Straight from the pages of WORLD OF WARCRAFT SPECIAL #1, a new adventure set in the universe of the mega-popular MMORPG begins! Human mage Karlain and his warrior son Mardigan never see eye-to-eye – and with good reason. A murder, a mysterious quest for a powerful artifact, and some fist-pounding action kick off the first part of a new arc by Mike Costa (SECRET HISTORY OF THE AUTHORITY: HAWKSMOOR, GI Joe: Cobra) and Neil Googe (WILDCATS, WELCOME TO TRANQUILITY)!
On sale January 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US