[ENGLISH] DC Comics tells us: DC Comics In September 2011, Part 2: Vertigo & Various – Hellblazer, American Vampire, American Vampire: Survival of the Fittest, Fables, The Unwritten, Sweet Tooth, Scalped, Northlanders, iZombie, DMZ, House of Mystery, Supernatural, Gears of War, inFamous…

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MAD #512
Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS
On sale OCTOBER 19 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US
Just in time for Halloween, MAD’s got some tricky treats that will make even a headless horseman laugh!

SUPERNATURAL #1
Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art by GRANT BOND
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale OCTOBER 5 • 1 of 6, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Acclaimed writer Brian Wood pens the latest comics epic based on the hit CW TV series Supernatural!
On an academic break while at Stanford, Sam Winchester visits the United Kingdom on what is meant to be a sleepy trip…but on his first day he meets the alluring “Emma of the isles,” and his visit gets a thousand percent less boring! “Caledonia” will be an unparalleled adventure in the SUPERNATURAL saga as the Winchesters travel to Scotland!

GEARS OF WAR #20
Written by KAREN TRAVISS • Art by POP MHAN
Cover by COLIN WILSON
On sale OCTOBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
In part 2 of “Dirty Little Secrets,” the Gears have taken refuge on the island of Vectes, where they must defend the local civilians from marauding bands of Stranded. Joining them are their old enemies, the fiercely independent Gorasni. Memories of old atrocities may lead these tentative allies to kill each other instead of their common foe.

inFAMOUS TP
Written by WILLIAM HARMS • Art by ERIC NGUYEN
Cover by DOUG MAHNKE
On sale NOVEMBER 30 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US
The smash PlayStation 3 video game returns in this volume collecting the 6-issue miniseries! While delivering a strange package, bike courier Cole MacGrath is caught in a massive explosion that gives him electric superpowers. Now, he must defend himself and his city from government forces that’ll stop at nothing to capture him.

SPACEMAN #1
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by EDUARDO RISSO
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
On sale OCTOBER 26 • 1 of 9, 32 pg, FC, $1.00 US •
MATURE READERS
Writer BRIAN AZZARELLO and artist EDUARDO RISSO
– the Eisner Award-winning creators of 100 BULLETS – return to Vertigo with a new 9-issue miniseries, kicking off with a debut issue priced at just $1.00!
Set in a post-apocalyptic near future, SPACEMAN tells the story of Orson – a hulking, lonely loser who spends his days collecting scrap metal and dreaming of the startrekking life he was promised.
That is, until he finds himself at the center of a celebrity child kidnapping case. Seeing his chance to be a hero, Orson takes matters into his own hands…but will his actions only cause more heartbreak?

THE ANNOTATED SANDMAN VOL. 1 HC
Written by LESLIE S. KLINGER
THE SANDMAN written by NEIL GAIMAN
Art by SAM KIETH, MIKE DRINGENBERG, MICHAEL ZULLI, KELLEY JONES, CHARLES VESS and COLLEEN DORAN and others • Cover by DAVE McKEAN
On sale DECEMBER 28 • 560 pg, B&W, 11.75” x 11.75”, $49.99 US • MATURE READERS
In-depth, informative and entertaining, THE ANNOTATED SANDMAN is a fascinating look at the New York Times best-selling series by Neil Gaiman.
Edited by and with an introduction and notes by Leslie S. Klinger, the expert researcher and editor behind the Edgar®-winning New Annotated Sherlock Holmes and the critically acclaimed New Annotated Dracula, THE ANNOTATED SANDMAN is a panel-by-panel journey through every issue of THE SANDMAN. Beginning with issues #1-#20, this volume provides commentary, historical and contemporary references, hidden meanings and more, presented side-by-side with the series’ art and text. Using scripts and hours of conversation with Gaiman, Klinger reveals fascinating details of THE SANDMAN’s hundreds of unforgettable characters and its place in literary history.
The first of an incredible four volume series, the ANNOTATED SANDMAN Vol. 1 is a must-have for every Sandman fan!

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #20
Written by SCOTT SNYDER • Art by JORDI BERNET
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale OCTOBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
In the middle of the brutal Indian Wars an unspeakable evil is released on the world. Meanwhile, the friendship of Skinner Sweet and James Book is starting to fracture. Featuring amazing guest art by the legendary Jordi Bernet (Torpedo, JONAH HEX).

AMERICAN VAMPIRE: SURVIVAL OF THE FITTEST #5
Written by SCOTT SNYDER • Art and cover by SEAN MURPHY
On sale OCTOBER 12 • 5 of 5, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Vampire hunter Felicia Book must make a horrible choice that will change her life and the world of vampires forever. Be here for the concluding chapter that will have a huge impact on AMERICAN VAMPIRE!

DMZ #70
Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI
Cover by JOHN PAUL LEON
On sale OCTOBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Only three issues of DMZ left! As Matty continues his tour of the recovering and the rebuilding of New York City, the secret he’s carrying around can’t be held in any longer. He confides in Zee, just days before his life will change forever. Will he ever see the city again?

HOUSE OF MYSTERY #42
Written by MATTHEW STURGES, BILL WILLINGHAM and STEVEN T. SEAGLE
Art by LUCA ROSSI, JOSE MARZAN JR., TEDDY KRISTIANSEN and others
Cover by ESAO ANDREWS
On sale OCTOBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS • FINAL ISSUE
Whatever happened to the House of Mystery? Legend tells of a magical place where beings from many worlds met to share their stories, where the price of a drink was a well-told tale. Now, many years later, three travelers happen upon the ruins of that legendary establishment, long since abandoned. But how did its story come to an end? Three very different versions of that mystery are told – but which one is the truth? Find out in “Three for the Road,” a triptych of tales penned by Matthew
Sturges, Bill Willingham, with a reunion of the HOUSE OF SECRETS team of Steven T. Seagle (AMERICAN VIRGIN) and Teddy Kristansen (THE SANDMAN MIDNIGHT THEATRE).

FABLES #110
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM • Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and STEVE LEIALOHA • Cover by JOAO RUAS
On sale OCTOBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
In part three of “Inherit the Wind,” Bufkin continues his schemes to free Oz and its surroundings from the Nome King’s oppressive rule. Meanwhile, at the North Wind’s keep, the cubs continue to learn how to become winds – but is it turning into a competition with a decidedly deadly edge?

HELLBLAZER #284
Written by PETER MILLIGAN • Art by GAEL BERTRAND
Cover by SIMON BISLEY
On sale OCTOBER 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
When Georgie comes into possession of Constantine’s trench coat, she finds her life imitating the art from her favorite comic book. Meanwhile, Constantine’s attempts to repay a debt he owes his father-in-law ends in bloody disaster – and speaking of debts, Tamsin the witch thinks she owns a piece of our urban mage’s errant niece, Gemma.

iZOMBIE #18
Written by CHRIS ROBERSON
Guest art by JAY STEPHENS
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale OCTOBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Nominated for a 2011 Eisner Award for Best New Series!
Readers of iZOMBIE know Diogenes as the grizzled monster hunter who has seen it all and done it all. But he wasn’t always so experienced, and everyone has to start somewhere. So join us as we turn back the clock and witness Diogenes’ very first mission, when he journeyed to South America in search of the Vampire Queen of the Amazon – and you won’t want to miss learning his secret connection to Zombie Gwen’s “boyfriend,” Horatio! This issue is illustrated by guest artist Jay Stephens!

VERTIGO RESURRECTED: THE EATERS #1
Written by PETER MILLIGAN • Art by DEAN ORMSTON, EDUARDO
RISSO and DUNCAN FEGREDO • Cover by DEAN ORMSTON
On sale OCTOBER 5 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US • MATURE READERS
Reprinting the 1995 epic of the Quills, an average suburban family who just happens to consume human flesh. Plus: Tales from HEARTTHROBS #3, WEIRD WAR TALES #4, STRANGE ADVENTURES #1 and WEIRD WESTERN TALES #4.

NORTHLANDERS #45
Written by BRIAN WOOD • Art by PAUL AZACETA
Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE
On sale OCTOBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Two hundred years have passed since Ulf Haukur rose to power and established the Haukursson Clan as a force to be reckoned with. But the wild frontier days of Iceland are long gone. Can the family line continue into more modern and complicated times? “The Icelandic Trilogy” continues with part 4 of 9, titled “Conversion.”

SWEET TOOTH #26
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by MATT KINDT
Cover by JEFF LEMIRE
On sale OCTOBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
Who is Captain James Thacker and what are he and his crew doing in the far northern reaches of Alaska? As Thacker and his crew man a deadly expedition, they will uncover secrets centuries old, but what does any of this have to do with Gus and Jepperd? The answers will shock you and change the course of SWEET TOOTH forever! A bold new storyline begins! Featuring special guest artist Matt Kindt (REVOLVER, Super Spy).

SCALPED VOL. 8: YOU GOTTA SIN TO GET SAVED TP
Written by JASON AARON • Art by JASON LATOUR, DAVIDE FURNO and R.M. GUERA • Cover by JOCK
On sale NOVEMBER 16 • 160 pg, FC, $17.99 US • MATURE READERS
In this new SCALPED collection featuring issues #43-49, Red Crow takes on a new challenger for tribal leadership, Dash pursues his mother’s murderer, and Officer Falls Down faces a most unusual captivity.

SCALPED #54
Written by JASON AARON • Art by R.M. GUERA • Cover by JOCK
On sale OCTOBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
“Knuckle Up” part four. There’s war on the rez, and like any other war there are bound to be casualties. As bullets fly, bonds are forever broken, and Dash moves to finally face his fiercest foe.

THE UNWRITTEN #30
Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by PETER GROSS and VINCE LOCKE
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
On sale OCTOBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
The finale of “On to Genesis!” In 1930s New York, Wilson Taylor confronts the true enormity of his betrayals, while in the present day, Tom comes face-to-face with their aftermath – and the link that binds him both to the Tinker and his creator.

THE UNEXPECTED #1
Written by DAVE GIBBONS, BRIAN WOOD, JOSHUA DYSART and others
Art by JILL THOMPSON, DAVE GIBBONS, EMILY CARROLL and others
Cover by RAFAEL GRAMPA
1:10 Variant cover by MICHAEL WM. KALUTA
On sale OCTOBER 12 • 80 pg, FC, $7.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for details.
In the wake of the success of STRANGE ADVENTURES, Vertigo presents another groundbreaking anthology! With nine tales of horror, suspense, and some unexpected twists, this latest from Vertigo showcases a fantastic blend of stories from comic legends and the up-and-coming stars of tomorrow.
Plus, don’t miss a preview of Vertigo’s next smash-hit monthly series: a macabre and magical saga of voodoo gods and mortals in the death-soaked streets of New Orleans!