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Click here for a list of the comics published in feb.08

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COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS #12-9

Story by Paul Dini
Story consultant: Keith Giffen
12 script by Adam Beechen;
art by Carlos Magno & Rodney Ramos
11 script by Sean McKeever;
art by Jesus Saiz & Jimmy Palmiotti
10 script by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti; art by Ron Lim & Mark McKenna
9 script by Adam Beechen;
art by Al Barrionuevo & Art Thibert
Covers by Stephane Roux
With the recent devastation behind them, the new Challengers return to our universe to face their next challenge. Also this month: a returning hero, a surprising future for Pied Piper, and Karate Kid fulfills his destiny.
COUNTDOWN 12 on sale February 6 •
COUNTDOWN 11 on sale February 13 •
COUNTDOWN 10 on sale February 20 •
COUNTDOWN 9 on sale February 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

cdta-cv7_solicit.jpgCOUNTDOWN TO ADVENTURE #7
Written by Adam Beechen & Justin Gray
Art by Allan Goldman & Julio Ferreira and Fabrizio Fiorentino & Adam DeKraker
Cover by Eddy Barrows & Oclair Albert
Strange, Starfire and Animal Man have been reunited, but will their combined powers be enough to stop the Lady Styx virus that has infected the planet Rann? Plus, the continuing adventures of Forerunner!
On sale February 27 • 7 of 8 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

ctmys-cv6_solicit.jpgCOUNTDOWN TO MYSTERY #6
Written by Steve Gerber and Matt Sturges
Art by Justiniano & Walden Wong and Stephen Segovia
Cover by Mario Alberti
Bruce Gordon didn’t ask to become the new Eclipso, but the force of evil incarnate is his responsibility to control now — with the help of the otherworldly Crispus Allen! Plus, Dr. Fate’s demons are within as well as without, as he too needs the aid of others to help tame them.
On sale February 20 • 6 of 8 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

ctlh-cv5_solicit.jpgCOUNTDOWN PRESENTS: LORD HAVOK AND THE EXTREMISTS #5
Written by Frank Tieri
Art by Liam Sharp & Rob Hunter Cover by Sharp
As Monarch turns his multiversal army’s attention to Lord Havok’s outer defenses, what type of stand will the Extremist make in order to save his world? Meanwhile, Havok may soon face mutiny as Dr. Diehard, Tracer and Dreamslayer start making plans to oppose their Extremist leader! Plus, the origin of Dr. Diehard!
On sale February 27 • 5 of 6 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

crmbbl-cv5_solicit.jpgCRIME BIBLE: THE FIVE LESSONS OF BLOOD #5
Written by Greg Rucka
Art by Manuel Garcia & Jimmy Palmiotti
Cover by John Van Fleet

The miniseries concludes with the Parable of the Faceless, as the Question confronts the Dark Faith head-on in a battle that will teach her all of the Lessons of Blood.
On sale February 27 • 5 of 5 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

deang-cv6_solicit.jpgDEATH OF THE NEW GODS #6
Written by Jim Starlin
Art and covers by Starlin & Matt “Batt” Banning
Orion recognizes the New Gods’ killer — as he stares into the face of death himself! Can even the son of Darkseid withstand the might of this murderer? Plus, Mr. Miracle is driven to the brink of insanity as the Anti-Life Equation threatens to erase all the progress that he and Superman have made!
On sale February 20 • 6 of 8 • 40 pg, FC, $3.50 US

gugr-cv5_solicit.jpgGOTHAM UNDERGROUND #5
Written by Frank Tieri
Art by J. Calafiore & Jack Purcell Cover by Calafiore
A special flashback tale featuring the secret origin of Johnny Stitches — the mysterious member of Intergang who’s recently made his presence felt in Gotham. Additionally, secrets surrounding Penguin’s underground railroadand the construction of his “gang army” are revealed!
On sale February 13 • 5 of 9 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

salr-cv4_solicit.jpgSALVATION RUN #4
Written by Matthew Sturges
Art and cover by Sean Chen & Walden Wong
Grodd’s on the rampage! Villains will die as alliances form on the planet of deadly exile!
On sale February 13 • 4 of 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bmout-cv4_solicit.jpgBATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #4
Written by Chuck Dixon
Art by Julian Lopez & Bit Cover by Doug Braithwaite
Green Arrow joins the Outsiders! But is the Emerald Archer’s induction into Batman’s new squad cause for celebration…or destruction? And with Green Arrow’s recent run-ins with the League of Assassins, how will he react to having their former leader — Batgirl — as his teammate?
On sale February 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

tty1-cv2_solicit.jpgTEEN TITANS: YEAR ONE #2
Written by Amy Wolfram
Art by Karl Kerschl & Serge Lapointe
Cover by Kerschl

The origin story of the Teen Titans continues as the focus falls on Aqualad, who must overcome his many phobias and get help above the waves when Aquaman goes rogue! Things aren’t any better on land, as both Kid Flash and Speedy must confront the madness of the Flash and Green Arrow.
On sale February 6 • 2 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

tt-cv56_solicit.jpgTEEN TITANS #56
Written by Sean McKeever
Art by Eddy Barrows

The new and deadly Bolt descends upon Titans Tower! When your soul is due to become forfeit in just a few short years, what do you do? If you’re Kid Devil, you throw a super hero party! One Teen Titan will fight to stop it, and another consider a life of crime because of it!
On sale February 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

boog-cv0_solicit.jpgBOOSTER GOLD #0
Written by Geoff Johns & Jeff Katz
Art and cover by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund

An issue over ten years in the making! An official ZERO HOUR crossover kicks off the second time-traveling story arc of « the greatest hero the world will never know » with “Blue and Gold,” Part 1! Witness the secret origin of Booster Gold as he journeys through the time line, lost, in an attempt to return home…with a good friend in tow. But there’s an evil out there waiting for him; one of the greatest villains of the DC Universe: Hal Jordan, a.k.a. Parallax!
On sale February 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

gabc-cv5.jpgGREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #5
Written by Judd Winick
Art by Amanda Conner
Cover by Cliff Chiang
Variant cover by Conner

With a recent tragedy hanging over their heads, Green Arrow and Black Canary realize that they may not have actually gotten married. But will they try again or drift apart in the wake of all that’s happened to them? Featuring art by Amanda Conner (GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY WEDDING SPECIAL)!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Cliff Chiang), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Amanda Conner). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale February 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

btlsh-cv3_solicit.jpgBAT LASH #3
Written by Peter Brandvold & Sergio Aragones
Art by John Severin
Cover by Walter Simonson

Bat Lash faces frontier justice! Or, as it’s more commonly known, he attends a necktie party…as the guest of honor, of course.
On sale February 13 •3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

susq-cv6_solicit.jpgSUICIDE SQUAD: RAISE THE FLAG #6
Written by John Ostrander
Art by Javier Pina & Robin Riggs
Cover by John K. Snyder
The Squad hits the kingdom of Dubai — where the corporate makers of Scarlet Tears have hired Carapax to defend their deadly business! Meanwhile, one member gets religion, and another prepares to pull a double-cross that could doom the whole mission!
On sale February 13 • 6 of 8 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #9
Written by Frank Miller
Art and cover by Jim Lee
& Scott Williams
Variant cover by Neal Adams
The Dynamic Duo: yellow-bellied? Green Lantern tries to convince Batman & Robin to fall in line, but the pair takes him to school…in color theory!

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Jim Lee & Scott WIlliams), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Neal Adams). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale February 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bm-cv674_solicit.jpgBATMAN #674
Written by Grant Morrison
Art by Tony Daniel & Jonathan Glapion
Cover by Daniel

More secrets of Batman are revealed! Batman finds himself in a torture chamber facing the last and deadliest of the three Batman replacements…and finally learns the tragic story of how they came to be! With a shocking appearance by Bat-Mite, this tale leads to more revelations about the young Batman’s participation in a bizarre isolation experiment as we learn how the terrifying consequences of his actions will alter the Dark Knight’s life in the months to come.
On sale February 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

dtc-cv841_solicit.jpgDETECTIVE COMICS #841
Written by Paul Dini
Art by Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs
Cover by Nguyen

Scarface and the new Ventriloquist make their deadly return to DETECTIVE COMICS in a story destined to surprise readers! Plus, Zatanna guest-stars in this special tale!
On sale February 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

rb-cv171_solicit.jpgROBIN #171
Written by Chuck Dixon
Art by Chris Batista & Cam Smith
Cover by Tony Daniel

Violet’s shady spoils are piling up as fast as Robin’s girl troubles…and he’s dealing with some spoils of his own.
His all-nighters are sending his relationship with Zoanne off the rails — literally — and his visions of Stephanie around every corner have to be just that…right? Meanwhile, two of Gotham’s finest want to get in on the super-hero racket with Robin’s help, when Robin likes it or not!
On sale February 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ntw-cv141_solicit.jpgNIGHTWING #141
Written by Peter Tomasi
Art and cover by Rags Morales & Michael Bair

As the mystery of the disappearing bodies of heroes and villains continues, Superman pays Nightwing a visit. Meanwhile, Dick Grayson’s personal life takes a few surprising turns, and a new base of operations for Dick gets under way with a little help from his super friends.
On sale February 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ctw-cv76.jpgCATWOMAN #76
Written by Will Pfeifer
Art by David Lopez & Alvaro Lopez
Cover by Adam Hughes

In the underbelly of the Hell Planet from SALVATION RUN, Catwoman will have to fight through her turbulent past, her nightmarish present and a doom-filled future. The only person
who can save her is the last person she’d expect to see this far from home: the Batman!
On sale February 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bmcon-cv14_solicit.jpgBATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #14
Written by Tony Bedard
Art and cover by Rags Morales & Mark Farmer

The secret of the Wrath’s return is revealed as he demonstrates just how much he knows about Bruce Wayne’s life — and his parents’ deaths!
On sale February 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

sidrk-cv5_solicit.jpgSIMON DARK #5
Written by Steve Niles
Art and cover by Scott Hampton

The most action-packed issue yet, as Simon rampages through Gotham to learn who killed his friend! Many a poor naïf has had to learn the facts of life the hard way, but our unfortunate hero is brought up short when he learns the facts of death.
On sale February 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ac_anl-cv11_solicit.jpgACTION COMICS ANNUAL #11
Written by Geoff Johns
& Richard Donner
Art and cover by Adam Kubert
Variant cover by Kubert
The extra-length conclusion to “Last Son” is here! Superman and the new Superman Revenge Squad — Lex Luthor, Bizarro, the Parasite and Metallo — take on General Zod, Ursa and Non in a battle for Metropolis, the future of Krypton and Christopher Kent!
Retailers please note: This issue will feature two covers that may be ordered separately. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (featuring a cover by Adam Kubert), retailers may order one Variant Edition (featuring a cover by Kubert). See the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale February 13 • 64 pg, FC, $4.99 US

ac-cv862_solicit.jpgACTION COMICS #862
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Gary Frank & Jonathan Sibal
Cover by Frank
Variant cover by Keith Giffen

The penultimate chapter of « Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes! » Crushed by the Justice League of 3008 A.D., Superman and the Legion uncover the horrific secret behind the conspiracy against the Man of Steel. But with the League of Legion Rejects a step ahead of Superman’s every move, who can finally turn the tide of the battle?
Retailers please note: This issue will feature two covers that may be ordered separately. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (featuring a cover by Gary Frank), retailers may order one Variant Edition (featuring a cover by Keith Giffen). See the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale February 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

sm-cv673_solicit.jpgSUPERMAN #673
Written by Kurt Busiek
Art by Peter Vale & Jesus Merino
Cover by Vale & Wellington Dias

The action-packed final battle on the Moon, with the fate of Earth in the balance! Plus, major repercussions for LexCorp and Lana Lang, and Superman discovers what’s happened to Chris and Lois, beginning a series of changes that will turn the Metropolis Marvel’s life upside down!
On sale February 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

smbm_46_solicit.jpgSUPERMAN/BATMAN #46
Written by Michael Green & Mike Johnson
Art and cover by Shane Davis & Matt Banning

A new color of Kryptonite is introduced as Superman’s quest sends him after Metallo! But is Superman willing to ignore everything he stands for and rip out Metallo’s heart? What strange places will Batman venture to in order to save the day? Zatanna guest stars in this tale constructed by Michael Green (Heroes) & Mike Johnson with art by emerging superstar Shane Davis (MYSTERY IN SPACE)!
On sale February 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

sg-cv26_solicit.jpgSUPERGIRL #26
Written by Kelley Puckett
Art and cover by Drew Johnson & Ray Snyder

Supergirl’s battle with Reactron explodes out onto the streets of Metropolis,and Neutron doesn’t care what happens to innocents! And as civilians fall, Supergirl makes a vow so impossible and startling, even Superman doubts she can keep her word!
On sale February 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

smcon-cv12_solicit.jpgSUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL #12
Written by B. Clay Moore
Pencils by Phil Hester
Inks by Ande Parks
Cover by Hester & Parks
B. Clay Moore teams with Phil Hester & Ande Parks to shed light on the origins of the Jimmy Olsen/Superman relationship in the first of a three-part story, in which Superman invents a way for Jimmy to signal him, and Metropolis deals with giant murderous…toys? On sale February 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

atm-cv20_solicit.jpgTHE ALL-NEW ATOM #20
Written by Gail Simone
Art by Mike Norton & Trevor Scott
Cover by Ladrönn
Secrets of Ivy Town revealed at last! What is Dwarfstar willing to do for revenge on the Atom? Plus, Wonder Woman asks Ryan to make a life-changing decision — he isn’t answering anyone’s questions just now, because the Black Mercy has returned to Earth!
On sale February 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bop-cv115_solicit.jpgBIRDS OF PREY #115
Written by Sean McKeever
Art by Nicola Scott & Doug Hazlewood
Cover by Stephane Roux
Black Alice flies alongside the Birds of Prey, much to the frustration of Misfit, who’s still not been allowed to operate as an official member of the team. Oracle has her hands full with these two volatile teens, and things are about to get worse!
On sale February 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

blue-cv24_solicit.jpgBLUE BEETLE #24
Written by John Rogers
Art and cover by Rafael Albuquerque

Lost in space! The Reach brings its Scarab home — and Jaime Reyes is about to die far from his, while knowing that his family and allies will be next. His salvation lies deep within the Blue Beetle legacy; it’ll take a hero’s efforts to find it. Don’t miss the shocking ending to this issue!
On sale February 27• 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bab-cv10_solicit.jpgTHE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #10
Written by Mark Waid
Art by George Pérez & Bob Wiacek
Cover by Pérez

The Book of Destiny has cracked open wide…and wild team-ups spill out! Featuring Superman! The Shining Knight! Aquaman! And the Teen Titans!
On sale February 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99

omac_sp_solicit.jpgCOUNTDOWN SPECIAL: OMAC
Written by Jack Kirby, Jim Starlin and Len Wein
Art by Kirby, Mike Royer, Starlin, Romeo Tanghal, George Pérez and Pablo Marcos
Cover by Ryan Sook
Witness the origins of OMAC in this spectacular 80-page
giant collecting O.M.A.C. #1 (1974), WARLORD #37-39 (1980),
and DC COMICS PRESENTS #61 (1983)!
On sale February 6 • 80 pg, FC, $4.99 US

fls-cv237_solicit.jpgTHE FLASH #237
Written by Keith Champagne Cover by Freddie Williams II
Art by Koi Turnbull & Art Thibert
Wally West is at a crossroads — now that he’s got a family, how does he provide for them when he’s never wanted to be anything else but The Flash? The question dogs him throughout an adventure high above Metropolis in this moving stand-alone tale by guest team Keith Champagne (GREEN LANTERN CORPS) and Koi Turnbull (SUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL).
On sale February 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

check-cv23_solicit.jpgCHECKMATE #23
Written by Greg Rucka & Eric Trautmann
Art by Joe Bennett & Jack Jadson
Cover by Kalman Andrasovfsky

“Castling” begins here! It’s been over a year since Pawn 502 went deep undercover inside the cult of Kobra. Now he’s resurfaced, warning of a plot that will cost hundreds of thousands of lives and ignite a holy war across the planet, a plot that the Royals may not be able to stop in time. But can Pawn 502 still be trusted? This 3-part epic lays bare the workings of the DC intelligence community worldwide — and threatens to destroy it altogether!
On sale February 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

gl-cv28_solicit.jpgGREEN LANTERN #28
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Mike McKone & Andy Lanning
Cover by McKone

The bizarre introduction of the Alpha Lanterns concludes as the trial of the Lost Lantern ends! But what does the induction of the Alpha Lanterns mean to the future of the Corps? What fate awaits the rest of the Lost Lanterns? Plus, Hal has a startling revelation about the « Blackest Night! »
On sale February 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

glcor-cv21_solicit.jpgGREEN LANTERN CORPS #21
Written by Peter J. Tomasi
Art and cover by Patrick Gleason & Prentis Rollins

It’s a desperate race to prevent Sinestro Corps rings from finding new masters! Kyle, Guy and the rest of the GL Corps discover a horrible plan that may affect their own Power Rings when Mongul learns what his recently acquired Sinestro Corps Ring can do!
On sale February 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

jla-cv18_solicit.jpgJUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #18
Written by Dwayne McDuffie & Alan Burnett
Art by Ed Benes & JonBoy Meyers
Cover by Ethan Van Sciver
WITNESS THE JLA’S BATTLE WITH THE SUICIDE SQUAD!
The Justice League Vs. the Suicide Squad for the salvation of the Earth’s villains! Plus, more on Vixen’s power flux.
On sale February 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

jsa-cv13_solicit.jpgJUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #13
Written by Geoff Johns & Alex Ross
Art by Dale Eaglesham & Ruy Jose
Cover by Alex Ross
Variant cover by Eaglesham & Jose
“Thy Kingdom Come” continues! The Justice Society has been tracking the “Heartbreak Slayer” — a mysterious serial killer targeting super-villains — for months. Now, as new members are welcomed into the fold and the Society expands, the JSA will come face-to-face with an evil that threatens the future they stand for.
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Alex Ross), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Eaglesham & Jose). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale February 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

jlacla-cv52_solicit.jpgJLA CLASSIFIED #52-53
Written by Roger Stern
Art by John Byrne & Mark Farmer
Covers by Joshua Middleton
« That was Now, This is Then » continues as the legendary team of writer Roger Stern & artist John Byrne depict two separate battles with the same villain years apart in the JLA’s long and storied history!
Issue #52 on sale February 13;
issue #53 on sale February 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

jsacla-cv35_solicit.jpgJSA CLASSIFIED #35
Written by B. Clay Moore
Art by Ramon Perez Cover by Sean Chen
« Forward Through the Past, » Part 1 of 3. Wildcat returns to his old Gotham stomping grounds to investigate strange happenings in a gym he once owned. But after so many years relying on the JSA, can he rediscover the solo street fighter within? And how long can he prowl the streets of Gotham without attracting the attention of other Gotham heroes?
On sale February 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

jhex-cv28_solicit.jpgJONAH HEX #28
Written by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti
Art and cover by John Higgins

Jonah Hex comes across a young man looking for revenge. But when that man’s quest spills the blood of innocents, Hex is going to spill some blood himself!
On sale February 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

mmen-cv6_solicit.jpgMETAL MEN #6
Written by Duncan Rouleau
Art and cover by Rouleau
The terrors of Oolong Island are revisited as The Metal Men go toe to toe with Chemo and the other monstrous Board of Trustees at Magna-Tech Inc. The alchemical creature known only as The Nameless uses his stone-like Gogoloths to steal Magnus’ secrets for the elemental controlling Responsometers in a literal bid for earthly domination! Plus, the return of the Robot Renegades!
On sale February 6 • 6 of 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

lsh-cv39_solicit.jpgTHE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #39
Written by Jim Shooter
Art and cover by Francis Manapul & John Livesay

The fortunes and status of the famed Legionnaire Princess Projectra are forever gone. But in the wake of the most devastating moment of her young life, Projectra gains an unexpected ally. Plus, Timber Wolf’s inner fury is unleashed — and another Legionnaire’s life may hang in the balance!
On sale February 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

sprt-cv15_solicit.jpgTHE SPIRIT #15
Written by Sergio Aragones & Mark Evanier
Art by Mike Ploog
Cover by Paul Smith

Are diamonds really a girl’s best friend? It sure seems that way when the Spirit tracks a diamond smuggling ring through a beauty pageant!
On sale February 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

shadpt-cv22_solicit.jpgSHADOWPACT #22
Written by Matt Sturges
Art and cover by Phil Winslade

The Shadowpact loses a member to the Nightshade Dimension’s world of Myrra! Have the underground won at long last? The finale’s a free-for-all in a far-off land, but someone won’t be coming home!
On sale February 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

wgrl-cv6_solicit.jpgWONDER GIRL #6
Written by J. Torres
Art and cover by Sanford Greene & Nathan Massengill
The explosive conclusion guest-starring Robin, Supergirl, Wonder Woman, Arrowette and more! Wonder Girl must uncover the truth behind Hercules’ lies and the fate of her father, Zeus, plus save her mother’s life.
On sale February 20 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ww-cv17_solicit.jpgWONDER WOMAN #17
Written by Gail Simone
Art and cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson

The finale of “The Circle” pits Wonder Woman against the secret sect formed solely to prevent her birth! But to take down this ancient threat, Wonder Woman must find a way to return to Paradise Island, from which she was banned! Meanwhile, Nemesis is left alone to face the rampaging army of Captain Nazi!
On sale February 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN: LOVERS AND MADMEN HC
Written by Michael Green
Art and cover by Denys Cowan & Prentis Rollins

Michael Green, writer/producer of NBC’s smash-hit series HEROES, teams with classic Batman artist Denys Cowan for a tale set early in the career of the Dark Knight that sheds light on who the Joker was before he became the Clown Prince of Crime.
In this volume, collecting BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #6-12, discover how Batman first crossed paths with the punk who was destined to become his deadliest foe, and see just how far he’ll go in order to bring down the new criminal insanity that’s inspiring Gotham City’s underworld.
Advance-solicited; on sale April 2 • 144 pg, FC, $24.99 US

GREEN ARROW: YEAR ONE HC
Written by Andy Diggle
Art and cover by Jock

Oliver Queen has been a faithful member of the Justice League of America and defended Star City with his trusty bow and an arsenal of deadly arrows for years — now thrill to the definitive tale of how he became Green Arrow in this hardcover volume collecting the acclaimed 6-issue miniseries by Andy Diggle and Jock!
Advance-solicited; on sale April 9 • 160 pg, FC, $24.99 US

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA VOl. 2: THY KINGDOM COME PART 1 hc
Written by Geoff Johns & Alex Ross
Art by Dale Eaglesham, Ruy Jose, Fernando Pasarin and Rodney Ramos
Cover by Ross
A stunning new volume collecting JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #7-12, featuring the prelude to and the first three parts of “Thy Kingdom Come,” the sequel to the classic KINGDOM COME! Welcome the newest member to the Justice Society of America: the Kingdom Come Superman! Coming from an Earth plagued by heroes-gone-extreme, how will this Superman react to an incarnation of the Justice Society he never knew?
Advance-solicited; on sale April 16 • 160 pg, FC, $19.99 US

LOBO: PoRTRAIT OF A BASTICH TP
Written by Keith Giffen & Alan Grant
Art by Simon Bisley & Christian Alamy
Cover by Bisley

Don’t miss this new volume collecting both the 4-issue LOBO and LOBO’S BACK miniseries that helped make the Last Czarnian a legend, co-written by 52’s Keith Giffen! First, Lobo is sent to capture a crotchety old teacher who, along the way, makes life miserable for her captor. Then, Lobo must take in the most dangerous being in the universe — and is promptly killed. But heaven doesn’t want him and hell can’t handle him, so Lobo is reincarnated — as a woman with big guns and a very bad attitude!
Advance-resolicited; on sale March 12 • 208 pg, FC, $19.99 US

HAWKGIRL: HATH-SET TP
Written by Walter Simonson Cover by Simonson
Art by Renato Arlem and Dennis Calero
Collecting HAWKGIRL #61-66! In this volume, Hawkman and Hawkgirl search for Hath-Set, the Egyptian priest who, like them, has been reincarnated throughout time, always finding new ways to torment them. After centuries, can they destroy Hath-Set, thus breaking the curse and freeing them to be together?
Advance-solicited; on sale March 5 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US

NIGHTWING: THE LOST YEAR TP
Written by Marv Wolfman and Marc Andreyko Cover by Ryan Sook
Art by Joe Bennett, Jamal Igle, Keith Champagne and others
This volume, collecting NIGHTWING #133-137 and NIGHTWING ANNUAL #2, explores the lost year of Dick Grayson’s life, after he quit being the Dark Knight’s partner and before he joined the New Teen Titans. It’s the year a friend, a foe, and a love from the past returned from the darkness to haunt him and changed his life forever.
Advance-solicited; on sale March 26 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

OUTSIDERS: FIVE OF A KIND TP
Written by G. Willow Wilson, Marc Andreyko and others
Art by Freddie Williams II, Koi Turnbull, Joshua Middleton and others
Cover by Matthew Clark & Karl Story
In this volume collecting OUTSIDERS: FIVE OF A KIND #1-5 and OUTSIDERS #50, Batman has once again assumed the leadership role of the Outsiders. And to take control of his former team, the Dark Knight is using five adventures to pick his new lineup! Find out who makes the cut!
Advance-solicited; on sale March 19 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

ROBIN: THE BIG LEAGUES TP
Written by Brandon Thomas and Adam Beechen
Art by Freddie Williams II
Cover by Patrick Gleason & Wayne Faucher
Collecting ROBIN #163-167! Robin goes solo to battle a group of villains who take an entire hospital ward hostage. The only problem is that the gang is led by his former friend Dodge. Can Tim save the day and turn his friend from the dark side?
Advance-solicited; on sale March 12 • 128 pg, FC, $12.99 US

SHAZAM: THE GREATEST STORIES EVER TOLD TP
Written by Bill Parker, Dennis O’Neil, Elliot S! Maggin and others
Art by C.C. Beck, Jack Kirby, Gil Kane, Barry Kitson and others
Cover by Alex Ross
An earth-shattering volume collecting stories from Whiz Comics #2,Captain Marvel Adventures #1,137,148, Marvel Family #21, 85, Shazam! #1, 14, DC Comics Presents Annual #3, Superman #276, L.E.G.I.O.N. ’91 #31, Power of SHAZAM! #33 and Adventures in the DC Universe #5.
Advance-solicited; on sale March 26 • 224 pg, FC, $24.99 US

SHAZAM: THE MONSTER SOCIETY OF EVIL DELUXE HC
Written by Jeff Smith
Art and cover by Smith
Reoffered to coincide with SHAZAM: THE GREATEST STORIES EVER TOLD, this volume collects the award-winning 4-issue miniseries by Jeff Smith (Bone)! Billy Batson must use his extraordinary abilities to face an invasion of alien creatures as well as stop mad scientist Dr. Sivana and his Monster Society of Evil from taking over the world!
On sale February 6 • 240 pg, FC, $29.99 US • RELIST

SUPERMAN/BATMAN VOl. 6: TORMENT HC
Written by Alan Burnett
Art and cover by Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs

Collecting SUPERMAN/BATMAN #37-42, written by Alan Burnett (Superman/Batman Adventures and Batman Beyond animated series) and illustrated by BATMAN art team Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs! This volume presents an epic tale that takes the Dark Knight and Superman from the streets of Gotham to the outer reaches of Apokolips in a quest that pits them against the terrifying galactic villain Darkseid, Scarecrow, Killer Croc, and more!
Advance-resolicited; on sale April 23 • 160 pg, FC, $19.99 US

SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL VOL. 6 TP
Written by John Byrne, Jim Starlin and Dan Jurgens
Art by Byrne, Jurgens, Arthur Adams, Ron Frenz, and others
Cover by Jerry Ordway
The series collecting the 1980s origin of Superman continues in this volume collecting SUPERMAN #12, SUPERMAN ANNUAL #1, ACTION COMICS #594-595, ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #1, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN ANNUAL #1, and BOOSTER GOLD #23!
Advance-solicited; on sale March 5 • 208 pg, FC, $19.99 US

SUPERMAN: 3-2-1 ACTION TP
Written by Kurt Busiek and Mark Evanier
Art by Steve Rude, Rick Leonardi and Brad Walker
Cover by Rick Leonardi & John Livesay
Will Jimmy Olsen become Superman’s new partner in the battle for justice? The secrets of Jimmy’s past are revealed in this volume collecting Superman #665, Action Comics #852-854 and Legends of the DC Universe #14!
Advance-solicited; on sale March 26 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: BOOSTER GOLD VOL. 1 TP
Written by Dan Jurgens and John Byrne
Art by Jurgens, Byrne, Al Vey, Ty Templeton and others
Cover by Jurgens & Templeton
Witness the 1980s adventures of the time-traveling Booster Gold in this action-packed Showcase edition collecting BOOSTER GOLD #1-25, and ACTION COMICS #594! Over 600 pages of comics for less than $17 bucks!
Advance-solicited; on sale March 26 • 624 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: BATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS VOL. 1 TP
Written by Mike W. Barr and Marv Wolfman
Art by Jim Aparo, George Pérez, Bill Willingham and others
Cover by Aparo
Reoffered to coincide with SHOWCASE PRESENTS: BOOSTER GOLD VOl. 1, this hard-hitting, value-packed volume features Batman’s formation of the original Outsiders in stories from BATMAN and THE OUTSIDERS #1-19, BRAVE and BOLD #200 and NEW TEEN TITANS #16!
On sale February 6 • 552 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: PHANTOM STRANGER VOL. 2 TP
Written by Bob Haney, Len Wein, Marv Wolfman and others
Art by Jim Aparo, Dick Dillin, Ross Andru, Mike Grell and others
Cover by Aparo
The adventures of the Phantom Stranger continue in this volume collecting stories from Phantom Stranger #22-41, Justice League of America #103, House of Secrets #150, Brave and the Bold #8 and #98!
Advance-solicited; on sale March 12 • 496 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: PHANTOM STRANGER VOL. 1 TP
Written by Bob Kanigher, Dennis O’Neil, Len Wein and others
Art by Carmine Infantino, Curt Swan, Neal Adams, Jim Aparo and others
Cover by Aparo, Adams and Bill Draut
Reoffered to coincide with SHOWCASE PRESENTS: PHANTOM STRANGER VOL. 2, this volume reprints Showcase #80 and spooky tales from The Phantom Stranger #1-21! Over 500 pages of supernatural phenomena with tales from the Phantom Stranger and his skeptical counterpart Dr. 13!
On sale February 6 • 544 pg, B&W, $16.99 US