DC Comics In January 2012: Vertigo & Others

[ENGLISH] DC Comics tells us: DC Comics In January 2012, Part 2: Vertigo & Others – American Vampire, Hellblazer, Hellblazer: Phantom Pains, Fables, The Unwritten, Rat Catcher, Gone To Amerikay, iZombie, Northlanders, Sweet Tooth, Supernatural, Uncharted, Diablo…

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SUPERNATURAL #4
Written by BRIAN WOOD • Art by GRANT BOND
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $2.99 US
In way over his head, Sam brings Dean in to help with this seriously weird village and an Emma who is just not herself. By day this is a rugged yet undeniably beautiful community. At night, its horrors are almost beyond description. As an ancient celtic folk tale proves real, our two Americans are the first and last line of defense.

UNCHARTED #3
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art by SERGIO SANDOVAL and POL GAS
Cover by TONY HARRIS • 1:10 Variant cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $2.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. See the order form for more
details.
Drake and Sully need to escape a firing squad and the Russian Mob before they can catch their flight to the center of the earth and the legendary Amber Room. Only one person can save them…but is she friend or foe?

DIABLO #2
Written by AARON WILLIAMS • Art and cover by JOSEPH LACROIX
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 5, $2.99 US
The Dreadlands are being corrupted by madness, causing its victims to open their flesh and lash out at friend and foe alike. Jacob, a young fugitive from the city of Staalbreak, may be Sanctuary’s only hope to stop this plague before it consumes or destroys mankind. His destiny is bound to a mysterious sword and the woman who watches over it, but his own troubled soul may keep him from embracing its true power in time.

END OF NATIONS #3
Written by RICARDO SANCHEZ • Art by YVEL GUICHET
Cover by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY
RESOLICIT • On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 4, $2.99 US
Retailers: This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.
Based on the highly anticipated, free-to-play strategy game from Trion Worlds. Adversaries are about to become allies, as Commander Dern learns who his real enemies are. The Order launches their massive Typhoon gun, and Shane and Dern attempt a desperate escape.

GONE TO AMERIKAY HC
Written by DEREK McCULLOCH
Art and cover by COLLEEN DORAN
On sale MARCH 28 • 144 pg, FC, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS
This sweeping, century-spanning graphic novel explores the vivid history of Irish émigrés to New York City via three intertwined tales, from a penniless woman raising a daughter alone in the Five Points slum of 1870, to a struggling young artist drawn to the nascent counterculture of 1960, the year America elected its first Irish-Catholic president.
Written by Eisner Award-nominated writer Derek McCulloch (Stagger Lee, Pug), and beautifully illustrated with period detail by Colleen Doran (THE SANDMAN, ORBITER) and color by Jose Villarrubia.

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #23
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
It’s 1955 and AMERICAN VAMPIRE is terrorizing the suburbs with hot rods, teenyboppers and fangs! Learn more about the ferocious new vampire hunter Travis Kidd and his connection to Skinner Sweet. Plus: Who is that mysterious man Travis is racing? Find out in “Death Race” part 2!

HELLBLAZER #287
Written by PETER MILLIGAN • Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and STEFANO LANDINI • Cover by SIMON BISLEY
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
John Constantine is going to Hell and back – this time, it’s a favor to his niece Gemma, who happens to be in deep and dirty with London gangster (and Constantine’s father-in-law) Terry Greaves. A farting demon, a suspicious angel, a Hellish aquarium, and an old adversary all await Constantine in “Another Season in Hell.”

HELLBLAZER: PHANTOM PAINS TP
Written by PETER MILLIGAN • Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI, STEFANO LANDINI and SIMON BISLEY • Cover by SIMON BISLEY
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS
Constantine’s new wife is less than happy that he’s missing a thumb, leading him on a quest to find a suitable replacement for his missing digit. While he tries to literally sew himself back together, his niece, Gemma, plots dark revenge against her uncle. Will Constantine be able to fend off his own kin’s demonic fury? Collecting issues #276-282.

iZOMBIE #21
Written by CHRIS ROBERSON • Guest art by J. BONE
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
In the aftermath of the zombie invasion and major heartbreaks, Gwen is hiding out in her crypt until the heat dies down. But Galatea and Dr. Coffee are determined to give the town of Eugene more to worry about – and the only one standing in the way of their evil scheme is Amon, the dashing, deadly mummy.

iZOMBIE VOL. 3:
SIX FEET UNDER AND RISING TP
Written by CHRIS ROBERSON • Art and cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS
In this collection of issues #13-17, Spot tumbles into a cemetery sinkhole full of hungry creatures, Gwen’s monster hunter boyfriend might uncover her big secret, and The Dead Presidents arrive, intent on taking names in a city infested with skeeball fanatics, mad scientists and shambling zombies!

FABLES #113
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Guest art by ADAM HUGHES, GENE HA and KARL KERSCHL
Cover by JOAO RUAS
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
This very special stand-alone issue stars fan-favorite Fables characters in idyllic other times and places!

THE SANDMAN VOL. 8: WORLDS’ END TP NEW EDITION
Written by NEIL GAIMAN
Art by MICHAEL ALLRED, GARY AMARO, MARK BUCKINGHAM, TONY HARRIS, STEVE LEIALOHA, VINCE LOCKE, ALEC STEVENS, BRYAN TALBOT, JOHN WATKISS, MICHAEL ZULLI, DICK GIORDANO and SHEA ANTON PENSA
Cover by DAVE McKEAN
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 168 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS
In this new edition collecting THE SANDMAN #51-56, two wayward compatriots trapped in a “reality storm” are entertained by myths of sea creatures, dreaming cities, ancient kings, funerals and moralistic hangmen.

RAT CATCHER TP
Written by ANDY DIGGLE
Art by VICTOR IBANEZ
Cover by LEE BERMEJO
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 192 pg, B&W, 5.5” x 8”, $12.99 US • MATURE READERS
According to underworld legend, the Rat Catcher is a peerless assassin who specializes in silencing mob snitches. There’s just one problem – he doesn’t exist. At least, not according to the U.S. Marshals who oversee the Witness Protection Program…
Now there’s a pile of dead bodies in a burning safe house outside El Paso. The Rat Catcher has finally slipped up, and a washed-up FBI agent has one last chance to hunt him down before he disappears forever. But as the two master manhunters spiral in towards each other in a deadly game of cat-and-mouse, each of them hides a secret from the other – secrets that
could destroy them both.
New York Times best-selling author Andy Diggle (THE LOSERS, Daredevil) partners with future superstar Victor Ibañez in a tense Vertigo Crime thriller that’s unrelenting to the very last twist.

SWEET TOOTH #29
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
1:10 variant cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers.
Please see the Order Form for more details.
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Part one of a new storyline and a great jumping-on point for new readers! Jeff Lemire returns as regular artist for part one of “Unnatural Habits.” While Jeppard, Singh and Gus make plans to head to Alaska, things start to deteriorate for the rest of the group back at the sanctuary in the dam. Plus: a variant cover by ANIMAL MAN artist Travel Foreman!

NORTHLANDERS #48
Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art by DANIJEL ZEZELJ
Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
“The Icelandic Trilogy” continues with “War.” In a time of civil strife, Iceland threatens to split in two, while the Haukssons have climbed the social ladder to become statesmen. But will the children of Ulf succeed in dominating Iceland, even if it means tearing it to pieces in the process?

THE UNWRITTEN #33
Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by PETER GROSS and M.K. PERKER
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Recovered and recharged, Tom is ready to invade the cabal’s inner sanctum as “Tommy Taylor and the War of Words” continues. And the Cabal are more than ready to receive him into the charged narrative space of the Grid. As Pullman’s trap closes, revelations about the Cabal’s true aims come thick and fast.

THE UNWRITTEN #33.5
Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by PETER GROSS and VINCE LOCKE
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Before she became a puppet-master, Madame Rausch was a child with more than the usual complement of troubles – and one terrifying secret. This stand-alone tale illuminates the Cabal’s past and present, as well as the origin of one of THE UNWRITTEN’s most enigmatic figures.

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