[ENGLISH] DC Comics tells us: DC Comics In July 2010, Part 3: Dark Entries, Filthy Rich, Vertigo Crime, Cuba: My Revolution, American Virgin, Hellblazer, Demo, Cinderella, Unknow Soldier, Unwritten, House of Mystery, iZombie, Haunted Tank…

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DARK ENTRIES TP
On sale AUGUST 18 • 216 pg, B&W, 5.5” x 8”
$14.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by IAN RANKIN
Art by WERTHER DELL’EDERA
Cover by LEE BERMEJO

“A fun, frenetic read . . . a down-and-dirty look at reality TV.”
— ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY

Now in trade paperback from Vertigo Crime! HELLBLAZER’s John Constantine must become part of HAUNTED PALACE – a closed set reality game show – to deal with the supernatural murder of one of the cast. He enters as a “surprise” contestant and meets the other participants, learning that they all have secrets and that one of them must be “channeling” poltergeists and/or be the murderer. However, John soon learns that he is in fact in a game show which is being broadcast only to the denizens of Hell, who have chosen him to be the next contestant. Now he has to figure out who’s the killer and how to escape with his soul intact.

FILTHY RICH TP
On sale AUGUST 18 • 200 pg, B&W, 5.5” x 8”
$14.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by VICTOR SANTOS
Cover by LEE BERMEJO

“It’s pitch-perfect retro noir with a delightfully pulpy and sexy aftertaste.”
— USA TODAY/POP CANDY

Now in trade paperback from Vertigo Crime! Richard “Junk” Junkin has always lived on the edge of trouble. A former professional football star whose career was cut short by injury (and gambling problems), he now finds himself selling cars in New Jersey, dreaming of what might have been and lusting after his boss’ unbelievably spoiled, unbelievably sexy and unbelievably rich daughter, Victoria. So when the boss’s asks him to be her personal bodyguard as she tears up the New York City club scene, he leaps at the chance. But before long Junk becomes more of a lapdog than a chaperone, doing all of Victoria’s dirty work . . . up to, and including, murder.

CUBA: MY REVOLUTION HC
On sale SEPTEMBER 8 • 144 pg, Two colors, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by INVERNA LOCKPEZ  • Art by DEAN HASPIEL • Cover by DEAN HASPIEL
From the moment Fidel Castro captures Havana in 1959, 17-year-old Sonya believes in the promise of the Cuban Revolution. A medical student who dreams of becoming a painter, she joins the militia and finds herself caught between idealism and ideology. As a volunteer medic at the Bay of Pigs, she’s imprisoned and tortured by her own comrades. Physically and emotionally scarred upon returning home, Sonya searches for fulfillment in art. But when she realizes that none of her efforts, by gun or brush, fall in line with Castro’s regime, Sonya must make agonizing choices between her family, her lover and her beloved country.
This graphic novel is inspired by the true experiences of first-time author and Havana-born artist Inverna Lockpez, with stunning art by the Eisner-nominated Dean Haspiel (THE ALCOHOLIC, THE QUITTER, AMERICAN SPLENDOR) in a lush red-and-black palette created by colorist José Villarrubia.

AMERICAN VAMPIRE VOL. 1 HC
On sale SEPTEMBER 29  • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by SCOTT SNYDER & STEPHEN KING • Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
From writers Scott Snyder and Stephen King, AMERICAN VAMPIRE introduces a new strain of vampire – a more vicious species – and traces the creatures’ bloodline through decades of American history.
This first hardcover volume of the critically acclaimed series collects issues #1-5 and follows two stories: one written by Snyder and one written by King, both with art by future superstar Rafael Albuquerque. Snyder’s tale follows Pearl, a young woman living in 1920s Los Angeles, who is brutally turned into a vampire and sets out on a path of righteous revenge against the European monsters who tortured and abused her. And in King’s story set in the days of America’s Wild West, readers learn the origin of Skinner Sweet, the original American vampire – a stronger, faster creature than any vampire ever seen before.
Don’t miss out as Snyder and King set fire to the horror genre with this visionary, all-original take on one of the most popular monster stories!
This beautiful collection features a new introduction by Stephen King and bonus art including character sketches, variant covers and more!

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #5
On sale JULY 21  • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by SCOTT SNYDER & STEPHEN KING
Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
1:25 variant cover by PAUL POPE
It all comes down to this: revenge. It’s payback time, as fledgling vampire Pearl Jones finally confronts the vicious Hollywood coven that left her for dead, and Will Bunting reveals the final, shocking chapter in the saga of James Book and his deadliest adversary, American vampire Skinner Sweet. Be there for the unforgettable, double conclusion to the first arc of AMERICAN VAMPIRE.
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

AIR #23
On sale JULY 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by G. WILLOW WILSON • Art and cover by M.K. PERKER
On the brink of completing her round-the-world flight, Blythe is captured by the Etesians along with Fletcher and Mrs. B. If they are to survive, Blythe must outwit her formidable old enemy, Lancaster, once and for all. And a surprising question from Zayn will make her rethink her whole future…

DAYTRIPPER #8
On sale JULY 14  • 8 of 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by GABRIEL BÁ & FÁBIO MOON • Art by GABRIEL BÁ & FÁBIO MOON • Cover by GABRIEL BÁ
Brás is constantly on the road, but that doesn’t stop a caring husband and loving father from having a big role in his family’s daily life. Do they miss him? Can they manage well enough while he’s away? And how large a hole would he leave if he weren’t there anymore?

DEMO VOL. 2 #6
On sale JULY 7 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, B&W, no interior ads
$2.99 US MATURE READERS
Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art and cover by BECKY CLOONAN
DEMO volume 2 comes to a conclusion with the heartbreaking “Sad and Beautiful World,” the story of a marriage that spans a lifetime. Wait until you see what these two unique young lovers had to do to make it last!

CINDERELLA: FROM FABLETOWN WITH LOVE TP
On sale August 4 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by CHRIS ROBERSON • Art by SHAWN MCMANUS
Cover by CHRISSIE ZULLO
In this new title collecting the hot 6-issue miniseries from the writer of iZOMBIE, Fabletown’s top agent must stop illegal trafficking in supernatural artifacts. But can Cindy foil the dark plot before Fabletown is exposed to the mundy world? Includes special extras!

HOUSE OF MYSTERY #27
On sale JULY 7  • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by MATTHEW STURGES • Art by LUCA ROSSI & BRENDAN MCCARTHY • Cover by ESAO ANDREWS
Life can be tough when you’re a lonely gay goblin, a homeless girl or the daughter of the witch queen. But things are about to change for Tursig, Fig, and Daphne respectively… Features the origin of Byzantium Mack, illustrated by the psychedelic brilliance of Brendan McCarthy (SHADE, THE CHANGING MAN).

DMZ #55
On sale JULY 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art by ANDREA MUTTI
Cover by JP LEON
The first of five single-issue stories begins here with art by Andrea Mutti (THE EXECUTOR)!  “Collective Punishment” deals with five inter-connected storylines starring citizens and soldiers, new characters and old, weathering the storm of a brutal “shock and awe” bombing campaign on the DMZ.

GREEK STREET #13
On sale JULY 7  • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by PETER MILLIGAN • Art by WERTHER DELL’EDERA
Cover by DAVIDE FURNO
Traumatized ex-soldier Phil Jackson doesn’t know why he killed the dog next door. Nor can he explain his increasingly horrific flashbacks of Afghanistan. He’s found that the only person he can talk to is his best friend and fellow soldier, Pat. But Pat is not what he seems to be…

HELLBLAZER #269
On sale JULY 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by by PETER MILLIGAN • art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI & STEFANO LANDINI • Cover by SIMON BISLEY
John Constantine is going insane, and he’s crazy enough to summon the only person he thinks might offer help: Shade the Changing Man. But Shade is not the gentle soul he once was – he’s desperate and dangerous. In fact, Shade’s harboring a nasty grudge and has more problems than Constantine – if that’s even possible.

iZOMBIE #3
On sale JULY 7  • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by CHRIS ROBERSON
Art and cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
Unless zombie gravedigger Gwen Dylan eats a dead person’s brain once a month, she loses her memories. The trouble is, for the week following a feeding, she shares her head with the dead person’s final thoughts and has to complete any unfinished business they’ve left behind. In this case, it involves solving the murder of “Dead Fred.”
Meanwhile, Gwen’s friend Spot is finding it increasingly difficult to keep his secret life as a were-terrier from his coworkers…

HAUNTED TANK TP
On sale AUGUST 25 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by FRANK MARRAFFINO • Art and cover by HENRY FLINT
The Haunted Tank is back in action in this collection of the 5-issue miniseries. African-American tank commander Jamal Stuart has his 21st century war ride in full battle rattle and is ready for anything – anything except the spirit of Confederate Civil War General J.E.B. Stuart!

THE LOSERS BOOK TWO TP
On sale AUGUST 4 • 480 pg, FC, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by ANDY DIGGLE • Art by JOCK, Alé Garza, BEN OLIVER & others • Cover by JOCK
International action and intrigue explode in the new title that inspired the 2010 Warner Bros. movie. Collecting issues #13-32 of the hit series, THE LOSERS BOOK TWO finds the hard-luck black-ops band flying from Qatar to Turkmenistan amid oily dealings and flying bullets. Includes a new introduction by Ian Rankin and new cover by Jock.

JOE THE BARBARIAN #7
On sale JULY 21 • 7 of 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by SEAN MURPHY
No man, mouse or rat will be left behind as Joe embarks on a mission to save his fallen comrade Jack! But to do that, he’ll have to enter the darkness of the Cellarworld and face off against the Black Horde – samurai rats that once served King Death itself in the penultimate chapter of the hit miniseries!

MADAME XANADU #25
On sale JULY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by MATT WAGNER
Art by LAURENN MCCUBBIN
Cover by MARK BUCKINGHAM
Spencer’s got great hearing for a ’60s ad exec. So great, in fact, that he can hear thoughts – but not the kind of thoughts you want to hear. Spencer hears voices that want him to hurt others and even female voices offering lurid temptations. When Madame Xanadu suspects the influence of a malevolent spirit and intervenes, Spencer refuses. Can he resist the violent impulses – or will he face a lifetime of heartache? Find out in part 2 of “Extra Sensory” featuring guest art from the talented Laurenn McCubbin (Rent Girls).

SWEET TOOTH #11
On sale JULY 7  • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
In the most intense issue yet of Vertigo’s breakout hit, all of Jepperd’s secrets are finally revealed, as the cold-blooded killer recounts the most horrendous time of his life and the vicious events that made him the man he is today. Shocking and brutal, this issue is not to be missed!

NORTHLANDERS #30
On sale JULY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by BRIAN WOOD • Art by riccardo burchielli
Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE
Kicking off a new storyline with art by DMZ regular Riccardo Burchielli! Erik, a blacksmith living in Viking-era Norway, meets Ingrid, a poor girl fallen in with corrupt Christian missionaries. When the unlikely lovers find themselves duly banished from their respective societies, they launch a crusade of violent retribution!

SCALPED #40
On sale JULY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by JASON AARON • Art by R.M. GUERA • Cover by JOCK
In “Unwanted” part 2, Dash and Carol both battle their inner demons while a surprising character makes his dramatic return to the rez. Read the series that LOST co-creator Damon Lindelof called “…Dark, beautiful and not for kids. Graphic storytelling at its best.”

UNKNOWN SOLDIER #22
On sale JULY 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Written by JOSHUA DYSART
Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
On the trail of Moses, his wife Sera, weary from the horror that has pervaded her life, stops to witness an Acholi wedding. Tradition and love beneath a sprawling blue sky… now she’ll have to convince herself to turn her back on a beautiful world and follow Moses into the darkness.

THE UNWRITTEN #15
On sale JULY 14  • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by MIKE CAREY • Art by PETER GROSS
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
While Lizzie wanders through a Dickens novel in search of a past she thought she’d left behind her, Tom pursues his father through the streets of London and ends up in a maze made out of stories. Hopefully he’ll realize this maze has a monster at its heart…

THE UNWRITTEN VOL. 2: INSIDE MAN TP
On sale AUGUST 11 • 168 pg, FC, $12.99 US • MATURE READERS
Written by MIKE CAREY • Art by PETER GROSS & others
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
“Incredibly fun and ridiculously addictive.” — USA TODAY
In this volume collecting issues #6-12 of the hit series, Tom arrives at Donostia prison in southern France and falls into the orbit of another story: The Song of Roland. Unfortunately for Tom, it’s an epic that ends with a massacre…