[ENGLISH] DC Comics tells us: DC Comics In May 2010, Part 1: DC Universe: Brightest Day, Green Lantern, Green Lantern Corps, The Flash, Justice League of America, Batman, Batman And Robin, Superman, Wonder Woman, First Wave, Outsiders, Booster Gold, Action Comics, Detective Comics, Adventure Comics, Green Arrow, Justice Society of America, Power Girl…

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BRIGHTEST DAY #1-2
Issue #1 on sale MAY 5 •Issue #2 on sale MAY 19 • 40 pg (#1), 32 pg (#2), FC, $2.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS & PETER J. TOMASI • Art by IVAN REIS, PATRICK GLEASON, ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK & JOE PRADO • Covers by DAVID FINCH • Issue #1 1:50 variant cover by IVAN REIS & OCLAIR ALBERT •Issue #2 1:25 variant cover by IVAN REIS & OCLAIR ALBERT
BRIGHTEST DAY continues, but in ways you can’t possibly expect! What does BRIGHTEST DAY mean to the DC Universe? Is everything from here on out going to be bright and shiny? No, BRIGHTEST DAY means something else entirely, something we can’t tell you…yet. But we can tell you our heroes will need to rise up more than ever to combat the forces of evil, and a select few will uncover a secret that binds them ALL. It all begins in the specially priced issue #1!
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GREEN LANTERN #54
On sale MAY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS • Art by DOUG MAHNKE & CHRISTIAN ALAMY
Cover by SHANE DAVIS & SANDRA HOPE
BRIGHTEST DAY shines its light on the “New Guardians” who have been forced to make Earth their new home! Why? You’ll have to read it to believe it. While Hal is forced to deal with Larfleeze and his newfound appreciation for Earth culture, Sinestro uncovers the mystery behind Parallax’s disappearance.

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #48
On sale MAY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by TONY BEDARD • Art by ARDIAN SYAF • Cover by RODOLFO MIGLIARI
BRIGHTEST DAY shines its light on a new “Emerald Dawn”! In the wake of BLACKEST NIGHT, the Green Lantern Corps Honor Guard has expanded to include John Stewart and former Guardian Ganthet. Can the new immortal Green Lantern and the legendary Marine help Kyle Rayner suppress the growing threat within their ranks?

JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST #1-2
Issue #1 on sale MAY 12 • Issue #2 on sale MAY 26 • 40 pg (#1), 32 pg (#2), FC, $2.99 US
Written by KEITH GIFFEN & JUDD WINICK • Issue #1 art by AARON LOPRESTI • Issue #2 art by JOE BENNETT • Covers by TONY HARRIS
Issue #1 1:50 variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE • Issue #2 1:25 variant cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
Spinning out of BRIGHTEST DAY, DC’s new biweekly event begins here! Someone is targeting the old members of the defunct Justice League International. Now, surviving members Booster Gold, Captain Atom, Fire and Ice have to figure out what unseen mastermind is threatening to destroy the entire Super Hero community! There are no gray areas here – it’s black and white and red with blood all over for this lost generation of Super Heroes as original JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL writer Keith Giffen is joined by superstar scribe Judd Winick (BATMAN, GREEN ARROW) for a new era in excitement! And don’t miss the monumental reteaming of Giffen and his former JLI writing partner J.M. DeMatteis on this month’s BOOSTER GOLD #32!
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BIRDS OF PREY #1
On sale MAY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GAIL SIMONE • Art and cover by ED BENES • 1:25 Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG
Soaring out of BRIGHTEST DAY, the Birds are back in town! Because you demanded it, fan-favorites Gail Simone (WONDER WOMAN, SECRET SIX) and Ed Benes (JUSTICE LEAGUE, GREEN LANTERN) reunite to reinvent the book where they made their explosive debut as a team. Oracle, Black Canary, Huntress and Lady Blackhawk all return to Gotham City where they belong – and they’ve brought a couple of new friends (or are they foes?) along with them!
Guest-starring a major Bat-villain and the first appearance of the most dangerous, most twisted new Birds villain ever!
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THE FLASH #2
On sale MAY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS • Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL • 1:10 variant cover by RYAN SOOK
BRIGHTEST DAY shines its light on the continuing saga of Barry Allen – The Fastest Man Alive! The Flash continues his investigation into the “Dastardly Death of the Rogues” as the case takes a dramatic turn and Barry corners a suspect…and can’t believe who it is!
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JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #45
On sale MAY 19 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by JAMES ROBINSON • Art and cover by MARK BAGLEY & ROB HUNTER
A BRIGHTEST DAY tie-in! Supergirl rejoins the JLA as incredible, ancient forces of chaos are unleashed. What could posses her and Power Girl to battle to the death? And what horrors await the rest of the Justice League and Justice Society in this prologue to “The Ghosts of Earth and Space”?!

TITANS: VILLAINS FOR HIRE SPECIAL #1
On sale MAY 12 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US
Written by ERIC WALLACE • Art and cover by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO
1:25 Variant cover by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO
It’s a new team and direction for the Titans! Deathstroke and his mercenary team including Cheshire, Tattooed Man and other surprise members burst out of BRIGHTEST DAY #0! Get in on the ground floor here as the team is hired to assassinate The Atom! And for this team, failure is not an option!
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DC UNIVERSE LEGACIES #1
On sale MAY 19 • 1 of 10 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by LEN WEIN • Art by ANDY KUBERT, JOE KUBERT & J.G. JONES • Cover by ANDY KUBERT & JOE KUBERT •1:25 variant cover by J.G. JONES
It starts here! DC Comics proudly presents a ten-part history of the DC Universe spanning five generations of heroes from the dawn of the Mystery Men to present day. In this first exciting issue, the Second World War rages on, giving birth to a new breed of hero. Caped and masked urban myths become legends as they emerge from the shadows to earn their place in history. Meanwhile, explore the bizarre new heroes Dr. Fate and The Spectre and learn whether their powers are real…or imagined.
Join renowned writer Len Wein (SWAMP THING, Incredible Hulk), legendary artist Joe Kubert (SGT. ROCK), his son, the fan-favorite Andy Kubert (BATMAN, X-Men) and J.G. Jones (FINAL CRISIS, 52) as they unearth the DCU’s epic history in this event you won’t want to miss!
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BATMAN: THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE #1-2
Issue #1 on sale MAY 12 • Issue #2 on sale MAY 26 • 48 pg (#1), 40 pg (#2) FC, $3.99 US
Written by GRANT MORRISON • Issue #1 art by CHRIS SPROUSE; Issue #2 art by FRAZER IRVING
Covers by ANDY KUBERT • Issue #1 1:25 variant cover by CHRIS SPROUSE
Issue #1 1:200 Sketch variant cover by ANDY KUBERT • Issue #2 1:25 variant cover by FRAZER IRVING
The most anticipated series of 2010 is here! Superstar writer Grant Morrison tackles his most ambitious project to date with THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE, a special six-part series that chronicles the return of the original man behind Batman’s cape and cowl! Each issue spans a different era of time and features the dynamic artwork of one of today’s artistic juggernauts, starting with Chris Sprouse (TOM STRONG) on the extra-sized issue #1 and Frazer Irving (SEVEN SOLDIERS: KLARION) on the 40-page issue #2!
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BATMAN AND ROBIN #12
On sale MAY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by ANDY CLARKE & SCOTT HANNA
Cover by FRANK QUITELY
1:25 variant cover by ANDY CLARKE
All is revealed in this final installment of “Batman vs. Robin” – the identity of the Domino Killer, the terrifying secret of the dominoes, and the shocking truth behind El Penitente! All of this, plus the surprising return of a fanfavorite character!
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BATMAN #699
On sale MAY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by TONY DANIEL
Art by GUILLEM MARCH
Cover by TONY DANIEL
Only one month until BATMAN #700! As the anniversary issue nears, Dick Grayson’s life as the Dark Knight inches dangerously closer to the edge! With the Falcone crime family and The Riddler creating havoc in Gotham City, Batman is completely occupied with no idea what shocking surprise awaits him in the near future!

DETECTIVE COMICS #865
On sale MAY 26 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by DAVID HINE
Co-feature written by GREG RUCKA
Art by JEREMY HAUN
Co-feature art by CULLY HAMNER
Cover by CLIFF CHIANG
Batman spends the night in the bowels of Arkham Asylum attempting to uncover its mysteries. Plus, the horrifying fate of Black Mask is at last revealed! In the co-feature, The Question discovers the shocking true identity of the man responsible for the human trafficking and gunrunning.

BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM #12
On sale MAY 19 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by PAUL DINI
Co-feature written by MARC ANDREYKO
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN & DEREK FRIDOLFS
Co-feature art by JEREMY HAUN
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
Batman deals with the aftermath of Zsasz’s crime wave when a new threat walks upon Gotham City’s stage! And in the co-feature, an enemy Kate made in both the courtroom and on the streets of Gotham has decided to make his fight a little more personal…

GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #12
On sale MAY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by PAUL DINI
Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH
Poison Ivy’s new job as a research technician may have her working undercover, but that doesn’t mean a new threat to Gotham City will stay secret! Dr. Pamela Isley is spotlighted in this special issue of GOTHAM CITY SIRENS.

AZRAEL #8
On sale MAY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA • Art by RAMON BACHS & JOHN STANISCI
Cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
Azrael follows a deadly series of attacks on Order of Purity members to Europe where he confronts members of a cult who escaped Gotham City in the 2009 Bat-family Annuals. To learn secrets behind his cursed uniform, will Azrael be forced to act as the host for the resurrected Eighth Deadly Sin of Man?

BATGIRL #10
On sale MAY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER • Art by LEE GARBETT & TREVOR SCOTT
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
In “The Flood” part 2 of 4, the Calculator plans to exact his revenge on Oracle by first unleashing a nanovirus upon the citizens of Gotham City that will turn them into mindless techno-zombies! The next step in his plan? Killing everyone close to her – including Batgirl!

OUTSIDERS #30
On sale MAY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by DAN DIDIO
Art by PHILIP TAN & JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
Due to their alliance with New Krypton, the Outsiders are “enemies of the world,” and with Alfred unable to help, Black Lightning and team must turn to an unlikely source for aid in returning back into the United States. But the dangers there may be greater than the ones they face now.

RED ROBIN #12
On sale MAY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST
Art and cover by MARCUS TO & RAY MCCARTHY
Every single moment of the last year has led to this fight between Red Robin and Ra’s al Ghul. Who has Ra’s been talking to all this time in the shadows? Why was Lucius Fox so desperate to find Tim Drake? And why was Tim so certain that Bruce Wayne is alive in issue #1? All questions are answered.

BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #44
On sale MAY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by KEVIN VANHOOK • Art and cover by TOM MANDRAKE
“Batman vs. the Undead” begins here! When Doctor Herbert Combs escapes from Arkham Asylum, he travels to New Orleans in an attempt to once again raise the dead. The only ones who can stop him are Dimeter – a vampire with a score to settle – and The Dark Knight. Can Batman join this creature of the night in order to stop Combs’ mad plan?

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #72
On sale MAY 19 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by JERRY ORDWAY
Cover by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO
Legendary writer Paul Levitz begins a new story here with “Worship,” a tale that will have repercussions for a millennium. While The Man of Steel’s godlike presence on another world is perverted by Lex Luthor, zealous Superman followers look to make human sacrifices in his name back on Earth. Can Batman save the first victim before it’s too late?

ADVENTURE COMICS #11
On sale MAY 12 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by JAMES ROBINSON • Co-feature written by STERLING GATES
Art by BERNARD CHANG • Co-feature art by TRAVIS MOORE
Cover by MARK BUCKINGHAM • 1:10 variant cover by JOE QUINONES
Mon-El’s final task affects the future of the entire universe! Plus, Brainiac 5 and R.E.B.E.L.S. leader Brainiac 2 confront their evil ancestor – the original Brainiac!
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SUPERMAN: SECRET ORIGIN #6
On sale MAY 26 • 6 of 6 • 48 pg, FC $3.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS • Art and cover by GARY FRANK
& JON SIBAL • 1:10 Cover by GARY FRANK
The reimagining of Superman’s early days concludes as he faces his toughest foe yet – his childhood friend Lex Luthor! The victor will be Metropolis’s hero. If you think you know how this plays out, then you underestimate how much Luthor wants that title…
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SUPERMAN: WAR OF THE SUPERMEN #1
On sale MAY 5 • 1 of 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by JAMES ROBINSON & STERLING GATES • Art by AARON LOPRESTI & MATT RYAN
Cover by EDDY BARROWS • 1:25 variant cover by AARON LOPRESTI
The Battle for New Krypton! This is it! The storyline the SUPERMAN books have been building to since 2008 has arrived! Superman has never faced such a difficult challenge – how can he stop the two worlds he loves from destroying each other? General Zod has been waiting for another shot at Earth for years, and with 100,000 supermen on his side, it looks like it’s his war to win! But on Earth, General Lane has an ace up his sleeve that will level the playing field quite nicely!
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SUPERMAN: WAR OF THE SUPERMEN #2
On sale MAY 12 • 2 of 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by STERLING GATES & JAMES ROBINSON
Art by JAMAL IGLE & JON SIBAL
Cover by EDDY BARROWS
1:25 variant cover by AARON LOPRESTI
The Battle for Mars! With Superman having left the Kryptonian military to try to stop the war, General Zod needs a new Commander El – enter Supergirl! As Zod’s army gets closer to Earth, the battlefield shifts to Mars where Superman must confront his cousin! Neither wants to fight, but both will do what they must for the sake of what they think is right! Meanwhile, Superboy knows what he must do to stop this war – even if it means becoming hated by both planets!
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SUPERMAN: WAR OF THE SUPERMEN #3
On sale MAY 19 • 3 of 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by JAMES ROBINSON & STERLING GATES • Art by EDUARDO PANSICA
Cover by EDDY BARROWS • 1:25 variant cover by AARON LOPRESTI
The Battle for Earth! All of Earth’s heroes must make one last stand against the Kryptonians while Superboy and Steel try exposing the evils of General Lane! But will they be branded traitors?
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SUPERMAN: WAR OF THE SUPERMEN #4
On sale MAY 26 • 4 of 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by STERLING GATES & JAMES ROBINSON • Art by EDDY BARROWS
Cover by EDDY BARROWS • 1:25 variant cover by ARRON LOPRESTI
The Battle for Survival! Supergirl vs. Ursa! Superboy vs. Non! And Superman vs. Zod! The fate of two worlds will be decided here! In the end, can Superman save either?
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THE MIGHTY CRUSADERS SPECIAL #1
On sale MAY 26 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US
Written by ERIC TRAUTMANN, MATTHEW STURGES, BRANDON JERWA & JOHN ROZUM
Art by JAVI PINA
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
The Shield, Inferno, Hangman and The Web are finally brought together to uncover a vast conspiracy that will change their lives and potentially ripple through the entire DC Universe! Bringing together Eric Trautmann, Matt Sturges, Brandon Jerwa and John Rozum, the four critically acclaimed writers from THE SHIELD and THE WEB, alongside SUPERMAN artist Javi Pina, this extrasized dose of high-stakes metahuman action is a perfect jumping-on point for new readers and faithful followers alike, setting the stage for the future of the Red Circle — and the coming of the MIGHTY CRUSADERS!

THE WEB #9
On sale MAY 26 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by MATTHEW STURGES • Co-feature written by JOHN ROZUM
Art by ROGER ROBINSON • Co-feature art by TOM DERENICK
& BILL SIENKIEWICZ • Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
The Web learns that his father may have left him more than a fortune when he passed away – he may also have left a conspiracy! Plus, The Hangman is undying, but his enemy Dead Man Legendre intends to find out how powerful he is against the undead!

THE SHIELD #9
On sale MAY 12 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by ERIC TRAUMANN • Co-feature written by BRANDON JERWA
Art by MARCO RUDY & MICK GRAY • Co-feature art by MICHAEL AVON OEMING
Cover by SAMI BASRI
“Operation: Gunslinger” continues as The Shield teams up with the Justice Society of America for an adventure in the sleepy town of Happy Harbor! Plus, The Fox is now a fully trained martial arts master, but is he ready to face the deadly Dragon’s Head clan?

THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #1
On sale MAY 19 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by PAUL LEVITZ • Art and cover by YILDIRAY CINAR & WAYNE FAUCHER
1:10 Variant cover by JIM LEE
Fan-favorite LEGION writer Paul Levitz returns to the 31st century super team he made supreme with an all-new intergalactic era! This exciting series picks up on threads from Geoff Johns’s “Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes” storyline and creates its own all-new ones, including a Green Lantern Corps tie-in and the destruction of a major planet! Rocket on board here as Levitz and rising star artist Yildiray Cinar (TEEN TITANS) revitalize one of DC’s most beloved franchises starting with an oversized first issue with a variant cover by superstar artist Jim Lee!
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DOC SAVAGE #2
On sale MAY 12 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by PAUL MALMONT
Co-feature written by JASON STARR
Art by HOWARD PORTER & ART THIBERT
Co-feature art by SCOTT HAMPTON
Cover by J.G. JONES
1:10 variant cover by JOHN CASSADAY
“The Lord of Lightning” continues as Doc Savage and his compatriots dig themselves out from last month’s brutal attack on their homes – but in accepting help from Doc’s phenomenal sister, Pat Savage, have they made her a target as well? Written by Paul Malmont, New York Times best-selling author of The Chinatown Death-Cloud Peril, with art by Howard Porter (JLA)! And in the JUSTICE, INC. co-feature written by crime novelist Jason Starr (THE CHILL), Richard Benson and his team of detectives come face-to-face with the dark secrets of their kidnapped friend – and the grief of his family!
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THE SPIRIT #2
On sale MAY 19 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by MARK SCHULTZ
Co-feature written by HARLAN ELLISON
Art by MORITAT
Co-feature art by KYLE BAKER
Cover by LADRÖNN
In this second gripping issue, Angel Smerti is a lady who gets what she wants – and she wants The Spirit dead! The Spirit’s first encounter with the Golden Tree crime organization will show him that the threat extends far beyond Central City! And in the co-feature, THE SPIRIT: BLACK & WHITE, modern fiction master Harlan Ellison teams with the brilliant Kyle Baker (WEDNESDAY COMICS) to bring an adventure right to the Spirit’s backyard — Wildwood Cemetery!

FIRST WAVE #3
On sale MAY 5 • 3 of 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by RAGS MORALES
Cover by J.G. JONES
1:10 variant cover by LEE BERMEJO
Doc Savage and The Spirit have joined forces at last – but can they beat the secrets behind the death of Doc’s father out of the Blackhawks? The Batman just might be two steps ahead of them all! And in the jungles of South America, it’s getting harder and harder for Rima to keep William Littlejohn alive as the forces of the Golden Tree close in…
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THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #34
On sale MAY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Art and cover by JESUS SAIZ
Don’t miss this first chapter of a most unexpected two-parter! This wouldn’t be the first instance where the Legion of Super-Heroes have gone back in time looking to add to their ranks. But the sheer craziness the Doom Patrol will bring into their lives just might make that it the last time… and the Legion’s mission will lead to some rather unexpected consequences next issue!

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #39
On sale MAY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by JESUS MERINO & JESSE DELPERDANG
Cover by JESUS MERINO
Mr. Terrific gathers the ragged remains of the Justice Society in a last-ditch attack on the Fourth Reich, and their power-negating Darkness Engine. If they fail this time, there’s no coming back from the devastation!

JSA ALL-STARS #6
On sale MAY 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by MATTHEW STURGES
Co-feature written by JEN VAN METER
Art and cover by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II
Co-feature art by TRAVIS MOORE & DAN GREEN
“Constellations” concludes as King Chimera makes his desperate move to save the rest of the All-Stars from the grips of the Subtle Realms! But has time run out for Star Girl and her new–found suitor? And in the co-feature, Liberty Belle and Hourman split up from Tigress and Icicle as the hunt for the Staff of Life intensifies on the deadly island of Santa Isabel!

MAGOG #9
On sale MAY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by TOM DERENICK & RODNEY RAMOS
Cover by HOWARD PORTER & JOHN DELL
It’s Magog versus The Shield when Killer App takes hold! But why are the Planeteers keeping their distance from Magog as well?

POWER GIRL #12
On sale MAY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY
Art and cover by AMANDA CONNER
All the pieces of the puzzle come together as Power Girl faces friend and foe in the no-holds-barred climax of the Ultra-Humanite’s mad grab for control of Earth!

BOOSTER GOLD #32
On sale MAY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by KEITH GIFFEN & J.M. DEMATTEIS
Art by CHRIS BATISTA
Cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
Just when things couldn’t get any worse for our golden hero, fan-favorite JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL writers Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis take over the ongoing writing chores of BOOSTER GOLD starting here! When someone from Booster’s past resurfaces, Booster’s life is turned upside down and inside out, and only a trip through the timestream can possibly set things straight.
And don’t miss Booster starring alongside his ex-JLI buddies in this month’s JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST #1 from writers Keith Giffen and Judd Winick!

DOOM PATROL #10
On sale MAY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by KEITH GIFFEN • Art by MATTHEW CLARK & RON RANDALL
Cover by MATTHEW CLARK & LIVESAY
What looks like a life-size statue washes up on the shore of Oolong Island and all hell breaks loose – the Porcelain Assassin has arrived! The Doom Patrol focus all their efforts on fending her off, but the fight isn’t nearly as brutal as the revelation of who sent her!

THE GREAT 10 #7
On sale MAY 5 • 7 of 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by TONY BEDARD • Art by SCOTT MCDANIEL & ANDY OWENS
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
Everyone’s Kung fu fighting as we shine the spotlight on the Seven Deadly Brothers – one martial artist who can split into seven different people, each of whom is a master of an ancient martial arts technique. But how will one martial artist – or seven – fare against an alien god and horde of Chinese mobsters?

JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE RISE OF ARSENAL #3
On sale MAY 26 • 3 of 4 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by J.T. KRUL
Art by GERALDO BORGES & MARLO ALQUIZA
Cover by GREG HORN
Roy Harper’s journey into his own heart of darkness continues as Arsenal hits the streets ready to take his revenge on whoever makes the mistake of getting in his way. But what happens when that hit list includes one of his oldest friends – Dick Grayson? It’s Arsenal and Batman together, but this ain’t no team-up.

HUMAN TARGET #4
On sale MAY 12 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by LEN WEIN & PETER JOHNSON • Art by BRUNO REDONDO, SERGIO SANDOVAL, SIMON COLEBY & CLIFF RATHBURN
Cover by BRIAN WOOD
Based on the new hit series from Warner Bros. TV on Fox! Christopher Chance might have finally undertaken a job even he can’t complete – protecting a client against every organized crime family in Europe!

JONAH HEX #55
On sale MAY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by JUSTIN GRAY & JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by VICENTE ALCAZAR • Cover by WALTER SIMONSON
When you’ve lived the kind of life that Jonah Hex has, there isn’t much that can unnerve you. So what is it about a kid named Billy Dynamite that has him so shook up? A tale of epic violence, fisticuffs, tragedy and, yes, dynamite, as illustrated by classic JONAH HEX artist Vicente Alcazar!

TEEN TITANS #83
On sale MAY 26 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by FELICIA D. HENDERSON
Co-feature written by REX OGLE
Art and cover by JOE BENNETT & JACK JADSON
Co-feature art by TED NAIFEH
Wyld days are here again! The supernatural menace has returned stronger, meaner and now in possession of the one hero who could stop him! Will the addition of Superboy and Kid Flash to the Teen Titans’ ranks be enough to beat back the darkness? Or is this really the end of the world as we know it? Plus, a brand-new co-feature kicks off introducing the fresh talents of Rex Ogle and Ted Naifeh (Courtney Crumrin) as they take Black Alice, Zatara and Traci 13 into uncharted magical territories. Can this troubled trio stand together – or is this already the end of the COVEN?

NEMESIS: THE IMPOSTERS #3
On sale MAY 5 • 3 of 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by IVAN BRANDON • Art by CLIFF RICHARDS
Cover by DANIEL LUVISI
Nemesis is on the verge of finding out the truth – the real truth – about his adversaries, and in doing so he hopes to find a cure for what seems to be his increasing mental illness. Is this the moment he’s been waiting for – or the beginning of his final days? Uncover hidden secrets of the DCU in this issue!

SECRET SIX #21
On sale MAY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GAIL SIMONE • Art by JIM CALAFIORE
Cover by DANIEL LUVISI
This isn’t just a Catman story; it’s THE Catman story, as Thomas Blake continues his bloody trail of vengeance tracking the man who took away the only thing he ever cared about! Not for the faint-hearted! Also, Black Alice vs. Scandal Savage for the right to remain in the Secret Six!

WONDER WOMAN #44
On sale MAY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by NICOLA SCOTT & DOUG HAZLEWOOD
Cover by NICOLA SCOTT
Wonder Woman does battle against the Citizenry’s  terrifying secret weapon, a weapon with a remarkable connection to Diana herself! It’s the final chapter before the landmark WONDER WOMAN #600, and this issue will have ramifications on Diana’s life forever! Don’t miss it!

R.E.B.E.L.S. #16
On sale MAY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by TONY BEDARD • Art by CLAUDE ST. AUBIN & SCOTT HANNA • Cover by KALMAN ANDRASOFSZKY
“What Happens in Vega…” part 2! In the wake of cosmic cataclysm, super-genius Vril Dox rebuilds his space police force L.E.G.I.O.N., his latest world-shaking move putting him right in the cross hairs of everyone across the Vega Sector. But they’ll have to get in line behind the wrath of Blackfire!

THE WARLORD #14
On sale MAY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by MIKE GRELL • Art by CHAD HARDIN
Cover by MIKE GRELL
A horror from beyond the stars has fallen through the rim of the world straight into Skartaris – and the new Warlord isn’t prepared for its power! Will he fail his subjects the very first time he wields his sword?

ZATANNA #1
On sale MAY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by PAUL DINI • Art by STEPHANE ROUX & KARL STORY • Cover by STEPHANE ROUX
1:10 Variant Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
At last – the Mistress of Magic in her own ongoing series! Zatanna Zatara has long made her home in San Francisco, but right under her nose a sinister threat has developed – a crime boss who dominates the criminal underworld with the dark powers of the magical underworld! The terrifying Brother Night is making his play for San Fran, and the police force – including hunky detective Dale Colton – turn to Zee for help. But Brother Night is a whole new kind of criminal and if Zatanna thinks she can backwards-talk him down, then she’s in over her top-hatted head! Superstar writer Paul Dini (BATMAN: MAD LOVE) is paired with the gorgeous art of Stephane Roux (BIRDS OF PREY), making his anticipated DC debut on interior art! There’s only one thing to say – T’NOD SSIM TI!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. See the Previews Order Form for more information.

ABSOLUTE ALL-STAR SUPERMAN HC
On sale OCTOBER 20 • 320 pg, 8.24” x 12.5”, FC, $99.99 US
Written by GRANT MORRISON • Art and cover by FRANK QUITELY
The Eisner Award-winning 12-issue series from Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely is now available in Absolute format! The Man of Steel battles Bizarro, Zibarro and more before facing the final revenge of Lex Luthor. Also includes a bonus sketchbook section and more!

BATMAN: R.I.P. TP
On sale JUNE 16 • 224 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by GRANT MORRISON • Art by TONY DANIEL & SANDU FLOREA
Cover by ALEX ROSS
The death of The Dark Knight is now in trade paperback, featuring BATMAN #676-683! With Bruce Wayne out of the picture, The Club of Villains begins a crime spree through the streets of Gotham City, while Batman’s allies attempt to keep order.

DOOM PATROL:
WE WHO ARE ABOUT TO DIE TP
On sale JUNE 9 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by KEITH GIFFEN • Art by MATTHEW CLARK, JUSTINIANO & LIVESAY • Cover by MATTHEW CLARK
The first issues of The Doom Patrol’s new series are collected as the team deals with a black hole and comes face to face with death in a BLACKEST NIGHT tie-in.

FINAL CRISIS TP
On sale JUNE 2 • 352 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Written by GRANT MORRISON • Art by J.G. JONES, CARLOS PACHECO,
JESUS MERINO & OTHERS • Cover by J.G. JONES
The mind-blowing event miniseries is now in trade paperback! What happens when evil wins? Superman, Batman, the Justice League and every other super being in the DC Universe must face this reality when Darkseid and his otherworldly legion of followers actually win the war between light and dark.

BLACKEST NIGHT HC
On sale JULY 7 • 304 pg, FC, $29.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by IVAN REIS & OCLAIR ALBERT
Cover by IVAN REIS & RUDOLFO MIGLIARI
As the war between the different Corps rages on, the prophecy of the Blackest Night descends in this hardcover collecting the best–selling BLACKEST NIGHT #0-8. Now, Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps lead DC’s champions into battle to save the universe from an
army of Black Lanterns made up of the DCU’s deceased heroes and villains!

BLACKEST NIGHT: GREEN LANTERN HC
On sale JULY 7 • 272 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS • Art by DOUG MAHNKE, ED BENES & OTHERS • Cover by IVAN REIS & RUDOLFO MIGLIARI
The Black Lanterns descend on a spectrum of Corps across the universe in this hardcover collecting GREEN LANTERN #43-52. Plus: Black Hand’s connection to the Black Lantern Corps is explained, and key plot points essential to enjoying the storyline to its fullest are revealed.

BLACKEST NIGHT: GREEN LANTERN CORPS HC
On sale JULY 7 • 264 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Written by PETER J. TOMASI • Art by PATRICK GLEASON, REBECCA BUCHMAN & OTHERS • Cover by RUDOLFO MIGLIARI
Green Lanterns Kyle Rayner, Guy Gardner and John Stewart join the rest of the GL Corps in the desperate struggle to preserve the Central Power Battery and Oa itself from being consumed by the Black Lanterns in stories from GREEN LANTERN CORPS #39-47.

BLACKEST NIGHT: BLACK LANTERN CORPS VOL. 1 HC
On sale JULY 14 • 256 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Written by JAMES ROBINSON, PETER J. TOMASI & J.T. KRUL
Art by ED BENES, ARDIAN SYAF, EDDY BARROWS & OTHERS
Cover by RUDOLFO MIGLIARI
Superman, Batman and The Titans battle their greatest foes and long lost loved ones, newly undead as evil Black Lanterns, in this collection of three 3-issue BLACKEST NIGHT miniseries.

BLACKEST NIGHT: BLACK LANTERN CORPS VOL. 2 HC
On sale JULY 14 • 240 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Written by JAMES ROBINSON, GEOFF JOHNS & GREG RUCKA
Art by SCOTT KOLINS, NICOLA SCOTT, EDDY BARROWS & RUY JOSE
Cover by RUDOLFO MIGLIARI
The Flash, Wonder Woman and the JSA come face to face with their greatest foes and long-lost loved ones, newly undead as evil Black Lanterns, in this collection of three 3-issue BLACKEST NIGHT miniseries.

BLACKEST NIGHT: RISE OF THE BLACK LANTERNS HC
On sale JULY 21 • 256 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS, GREG RUCKA & OTHERS • Art by RYAN SOOK, DENYS COWAN & OTHERS • Cover by RODOLFO MIGLIARI
Seven classic DCU titles — THE ATOM AND HAWKMAN, THE QUESTION, PHANTOM STRANGER, STARMAN, THE POWER OF SHAZAM!, CATWOMAN and WEIRD WESTERN TALES — are resurrected alongside GREEN ARROW #30 and ADVENTURE COMICS #7 in this BLACKEST NIGHT tie-in hardcover!

BLACKEST NIGHT: TALES OF THE CORPS HC
On sale JULY 21 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS, PETER J. TOMASI & STERLING GATES
Art by JERRY ORDWAY, IVAN REIS, DAVE GIBBONS, DOUG MAHNKE
& OTHERS • Cover by DAVE GIBBONS & RUDOLFO MIGLIARI
From the pages of TALES OF THE CORPS #1-3, GREEN LANTERN #49 and ADVENTURE COMICS #4-5: Witness Saint Walker’s pilgrimage of hope, Carol Ferris’ sacrifice for love, the first appearance of the Indigo Tribe and much more!

ADVENTURES OF SUPERBOY VOL. 1 HC
On sale JULY 28 • 224 pg, FC, $39.99 US
Written by JERRY SIEGEL AND DON CAMERON • Art by JOE SHUSTER & OTHERS • Cover by JACK BURNLEY
The original adventures of Superman when he was a boy are collected for the first time, from MORE FUN COMICS #101-107 and ADVENTURE COMICS #103-121. Set in Smallville, the future Man of Steel learns responsibility as he deals with problems of every sort in the post-World War II Midwest.

GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY VOL 5: BIG GAME TP
On sale JUNE 9 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Written by ANDREW KREISBERG • Art by MIKE NORTON,
RENATO GUEDES, BILL SIENKIEWICZ & OTHERS •Cover by LADRÖNN
Green Arrow and Black Canary’s marriage hits a rocky patch when a dangerous new vigilante called Cupid becomes obsessed with Ollie and decides to knock off his former foes in this tale from issues #21-26 of their monthly series.

ICON: MOTHERSHIP CONNECTION TP
On sale JUNE 2 • 232 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Written by DWAYNE MCDUFFIE • Art by M.D. BRIGHT, MIKE GUSTOVICH & OTHERS • Cover by DENYS COWAN & JIMMY PALMIOTTI
With the secret of his origin in danger, Icon must abandon Dakota, leaving Rocket in charge. Plus: Don’t miss the amazing exploits of Buck Wild! Collecting ICON #13, 19-22, 24-26 and 30.

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUICIDE SQUAD VOL. 1 TP
Resolicit •On sale JUNE 16 • 552 pg, B&W, $17.99 US
Written by JOHN OSTRANDER, KEITH GIFFEN & J.M. DEMATTEIS
Art by LUKE MCDONNELL, ERIC LARSEN & OTHERS • Cover by LUKE MCDONNELL
Captured villains are offered an ultimatum: Go on near-impossible covert missions or rot in jail. For the first time, DC collects SUICIDE SQUAD #1-19, DOOM PATROL/SUICIDE SQUAD SPECIAL #1 and JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #13.
This book is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.

SUPERMAN/BATMAN: FINEST WORLDS TP
On sale JUNE 9 • 192 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by MICHAEL GREEN & MIKE JOHNSON
Art by ED BENES, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, RAGS MORALES
& JOHN DELL • Cover by RAGS MORALES
Collecting three titanic tales from SUPERMAN/BATMAN #50-56, including the Li’l League’s big DCU adventure and what happens when The Dark Knight gains The Man of Steel’s powers.

WORLD’S FINEST TP
On sale JUNE 23 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by STERLING GATES, GEOFF JOHNS & GERRY CONWAY
Art by JULIAN LOPEZ, FERNANDO DAGNINO, JAMAL IGLE, PHIL NOTO
& OTHERS • Cover by PHIL NOTO
Members of the Superman and Batman families collide in this tale exploring the relationships of the heroes who make up the most popular dynasties in comics. Collecting the recent 4-issue miniseries, plus DC COMICS PRESENTS #31 and ACTION COMICS #865.

BAYOU VOL. 2 TP
On sale JUNE 16 • 160 pg, FC, 8.375” x 6”, $14.99 US
Written by JEREMY LOVE • Art and cover by JEREMY LOVE
“Having read [volume one], I’m impatient to know how it ends, and frightened, too.” — The Onion AV Club
The second collection of the acclaimed webcomic from Zuda, DC’s online imprint! South of the Mason-Dixon Line lies a strange land of gods and monsters; a world parallel to our own, born from centuries of slavery, civil war and hate. Lee Wagstaff is the daughter of a black sharecropper in the Depression-era town of Charon, Mississippi. When Lily Westmoreland, her white playmate, is snatched by agents of an evil creature known as Bog. Lee’s only hope is to follow Lily’s trail into this fantastic alternate world. Along the way she enlists the help of a benevolent, blues-singing swamp monster called Bayou. Together, Lee and Bayou trek across a hauntingly familiar Southern Neverland, confronting creatures both benign and malevolent, in an effort to rescue Lily. BAYOU VOL. 2 collects four new chapters of the critically acclaimed webcomic series by multiple Glyph Award-winner Jeremy Love.

JONAH HEX #1 NEW PRINTING
ON SALE MAY 5 • 40 PG, FC • $1.00 US
Written by JUSTIN GRAY & JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by LUKE ROSS
Cover by FRANK QUITELY
Just in time for the upcoming movie from Warner Bros. and Legendary Pictures starring Josh Brolin and Megan Fox, DC Comics reprints the first issue of Jonah Hex’s new series for just $1.00! Hex hits the trail in search of the kidnapped son of a millionaire. This issue is featured in the JONAH HEX: A FACE FULL OF VIOLENCE TP (JUN060192).

ACTION COMICS #858 NEW PRINTING
On sale MAY 19 • 40 pg, FC • $1.00 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by GARY FRANK & JONATHAN SIBAL
Cover by GARY FRANK
The Man of Tomorrow teams up with the 31st century’s greatest heroes in this opening chapter of the “Superman and The Legion of Super-Heroes” epic. But what has The Legion been up to since Superman last saw them? Reprinted for just $1.00, this issue is featured in the SUPERMAN AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES TP (APR090217).

SCALPED #1 NEW PRINTING
ON SALE MAY 19 • 32 PG, FC • $1.00 US, MATURE READERS
Written by JASON AARON
Art by R.M. GUERA
Cover by JOCK
The acclaimed Vertigo crime series began with the introduction of Dashiell “Dash” Bad Horse, who’s come back home to “The Rez” to find a glimmering new casino – and a once proud people overcome by drugs and organized crime. This issue, reprinted for just $1.00, is collected in the SCALPED VOL. 1: INDIAN COUNTRY TP (MAY070243).

HELLBLAZER #1 NEW PRINTING
ON SALE MAY 12 • 48 PG, FC • $1.00 US, MATURE READERS
Written by JAMIE DELANO
Art by JOHN RIDGEWAY
Cover by DAVE MCKEAN
John Constantine broke into the spotlight in this, his first solo comic, with the grisly tale “Hunger!” Reprinted for just $1.00, this issue is featured in the HELLBLAZER: ORIGINAL SINS TP (FEB058320).

THE AUTHORITY #1 NEW PRINTING
On sale MAY 1 • 32 pg, FC • $1.00 US
Written by WARREN ELLIS
Art and cover by BRYAN HITCH & PAUL NEARY
The widescreen adventures of The Authority began here, in this issue that transformed StormWatch Black into a new kind of super-team, courtesy of writer Warren Ellis. Reprinted for just $1.00, this issue is featured in THE AUTHORITY: RELENTLESS TP (SEP068117).