DC in March 2008 (Part 1 – DCU)

17 décembre 2007 Non Par Comic Box


Click here for a list of the comics published in march ’08

Story by Paul Dini
Story consulting by Keith Giffen
8 script by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti; art by Carlos Magno & Rodney Ramos
7 script by Sean McKeever; art by Ron Lim & Mark McKenna
6 script by Gray & Palmiotti; art by Jesus Saiz & Jimmy Palmiotti
5 script by Adam Beechen; art by Scott Kolins
Covers by Scott Kolins
The Countdown ticks down as storylines converge and collide — a Great Disaster is clearly proving to be unavoidable!
COUNTDOWN 8 on sale March 5
COUNTDOWN 7 on sale March 12
COUNTDOWN 6 on sale March 19
COUNTDOWN 5 on sale March 26
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

cdta-cv8_solicit.jpgCOUNTDOWN TO ADVENTURE #8
Written by Adam Beechen & Justin Gray
Art by Allan Goldman & Julio Ferreira and Fabrizio Fiorentino & Adam DeKraker Cover by Eddy Barrows & Ferreira
San Diego has been over-run with the lethal Lady Styx virus, and now the enigmatic Healers are going to wipe the city clean. Can the space-faring heroes Starfire, Animal Man and Adam Strange stop them? Plus, the final fate of Forerunner is revealed!
On sale March 26 • 8 of 8 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

ctmys-cv7_solicit.jpgCOUNTDOWN TO MYSTERY #7
Written by Steve Gerber and Matt Sturges
Art by Justiniano & Walden Wong and Stephen Segovia
Cover by Mario Alberti
So what good is magic? The Helmet of Fate hasn’t helped Kent Nelson pick up the pieces of his shattered life. And don’t ask Bruce Gordon, because you’ll get an answer that will lead you to believe Eclipso is helping his sundered life! Can Crispus Allen convince him otherwise?
On sale March 19 • 7 of 8 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Frank Tieri
Art by Liam Sharp & Rob Hunter
Cover by Sharp
Final issue! Learn the secret origin of Lord Havok, ruler of Earth-8 and leader of the Extremists! Plus, witness the final showdown between the Extremists and Monarch’s multiversal army — who triumphs over who? And who pays the ultimate price?
On sale March 26 • 6 of 6 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

deang-cv7-solicit.jpgDEATH OF THE NEW GODS #7
Written by Jim Starlin
Art and covers by Starlin & Matt “Batt” Banning
It’s a showdown at the Source Wall as the few surviving New Gods confront the entity responsible for the recent slaughter. Mr. Miracle calls upon the Anti-Life Equation as a last-ditch attempt to save his people. And now completely alone on Apokolips, Darkseid braces himself for the momentous, universe-altering events about to unfold.
On sale March 19 • 7 of 8 • 40 pg, FC, $3.50 US

tngt_sr-cv1_solicit.jpgTANGENT: SUPERMAN’S REIGN #1
Written by Dan Jurgens
Art by Matt Clark, Fernando Pasarin & Jesse Delperdang
Cover by Carlos Pacheco & Jesus Merino
The Tangent Earth and the DC Earth are about to collide! In the years since the Tangent world was last seen, a mind-reading, telekinetic Superman has taken control and brought peace, but at the cost of the world’s freedoms. And as the walls between the Tangent Earth and the DC Earth being to fall, the Tangent Superman’s visions are about to get even grander! Spinning out of the events of JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #16, the 12-part TANGENT: SUPERMAN’S REIGN maxiseries will introduce members of the Tangent world to their DC counterparts, with events and results that will change both worlds forever!
On sale March 19 • 1 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

tty1-cv3_solicit.jpgTEEN TITANS: YEAR ONE #3
Written by Amy Wolfram
Art by Karl Kerschl & Serge Lapointe
Cover by Kerschl
The newly formed Teen Titans must face off against the possessed Justice League of America to the death! And in this battle, there are no winners.
On sale March 5 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

tt_57_interior_solicit.jpgTEEN TITANS #57
Written by Sean McKeever
Art & Cover by Eddy Barrows & Rob Hunter
As Clock King continues his campaign against the Teen Titans, Ravager struggles with her reasons for being on the team, what sort of woman she’s meant to become…and a super villain attack on Titans Tower!
On sale March 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

salr-cv5_solicit.jpgSALVATION RUN #5
Written by Matthew Sturges
Art and cover by Sean Chen & Walden Wong
Trapped between the warring tribes led by The Joker and Lex Luthor, Catwoman is forced to make a deadly decision that will change several lives forever. The hostilities on Hell Planet are about to reach a boiling point, and nobody is a sure bet to make it out alive. And that’s before things get worse with the unexpected arrival of a new group looking to exterminate every villain in sight.
On sale March 12 • 5 of 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

gugr-cv6_solicit.jpgGOTHAM UNDERGROUND #6
Written by Frank Tieri
Art by J. Calafiore & Jack Purcell
Cover by Calafiore
Guest-starring Vigilante! Things in Gotham City’s underground scene continue to heat up as tensions between Tobias Whale and Penguin’s gangs reach a boiling point. Plus, Nightwing’s personal gang-war strategy backfires in the most lethal of ways.
On sale March 12 • 6 of 9 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

raven-cv1_solicit.jpgDC SPECIAL: RAVEN #1
Written by Marv Wolfman
Art and cover by Damion Scott & Robert Campanella
From Marv Wolfman, co-creator of Raven, and maverick penciller Damion Scott (BATGIRL) comes a 5-issue miniseries delving into Raven’s past and giving her a new life — but first she must survive the horrors of high school! Can the Titan’s empath endure the wave of teen angst at school, especially after someone begins killing students? Emotions are driven sky high thanks to the reappearance of the Psycho Pirate’s Medusa mask, and there’s no way anyone can contain it once it has fallen into the wrong hands. Titans fans new and old dare not miss this one!
On sale March 5 • 1 of 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Darwyn Cooke
Art by Cooke, J. Bone & David Bullock
Cover by Cooke
Celebrating the DVD release of the New Frontier movie comes this collection of never before seen stories including “New Frontier: The Lost Chapter,” with script and art by Darwyn Cooke! This tale provides a first-hand look at Faraday’s quest to outlaw masked vigilantes, culminating with the day Superman goes to Gotham to bring down Batman. Also included are two back-up stories featuring Wonder Woman, Black Canary, Sgt. Rock and others, as well as behind-the-scenes bonus material from the movie!
On sale March 5 • FC, 48 pgs, no ads, $4.99 US

boog-cv7_solicit.jpgBOOSTER GOLD #7
Written by Geoff Johns & Jeff Katz
Art and cover by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund
“Blue and Gold” Part 2! It’s back to the present for Booster Gold! But history has changed, and not for the better. The new man in charge is Maxwell Lord, and his army of O.M.A.C.s won’t stop until Booster is dead. Plus, the return of Supernova!
On sale March 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bmos05_solicit.jpgBATMAN AND THE OUTSIDERS #5
Written by Chuck Dixon
Art by Julian Lopez & Bit
Cover by Doug Braithwaite
The Outsiders run into trouble while a recon mission for Batman at a European Space Administration site in North Africa! Meanwhile, tension within the group comes to a head as the Outsiders’ newest member challenges Batman for leadership!
On sale March 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

gabc-cv6_solicit.jpgGREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #6
Written by Judd Winick
Art and cover by Cliff Chiang
Rescued from the renegade Amazons, Green Arrow & Black Canary turn to solving new mysteries: Who was behind the kidnapping at their wedding, and how does that connect with what happened to GA’s son, Connor Hawke?!
On sale March 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

batl-cv4_solicit.jpgBAT LASH #4
Written by Peter Brandvold & Sergio Aragones
Art by John Severin
Cover by Walter Simonson
It’s showdown at the Lash Ranch! Will Bat get there in time to save his family?
On sale March 12 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

infinc-cv7_solicit.jpgINFINITY INC. #7
Written by Peter Milligan
Art by Max Fiumara
Cover by Matt Camp
“The Influencing Machines of Metropolis” — Finale! As The Influencing Machines continue to induce madness, Nat and Lucia are forced into a deadly and ugly beauty pageant, and Erika and Gerome must face their own demons in time to stop a villain of devastating super-powered insanity.
On sale March 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

usfree_7_interior_solicit.jpgUNCLE SAM AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS #7
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray
Art by Renato Arlem
Cover by Dave Johnson
Can the Freedom Fighters stop Red Bee’s insectoid invasion, or will she succeed in her plan to turn the world into a gruesome hive for her alien master?
On sale March 26 • 7 of 8 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

susq-cv7_solicit.jpgSUICIDE SQUAD: RAISE THE FLAG #7
Written by John Ostrander
Art by Javier Pina & Robin Riggs
Cover by John K. Snyder
As the Scarlet Tears mission goes to hell and the Squad’s body count rises, a final power struggle plays out between the monstrous General, the metahuman-powered Amanda Waller, and Rick Flag’s own secret weapon!
On sale March 12 • 7 of 8 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bm-cv675_solicit.jpgBATMAN #675
Written by Grant Morrison
Art by Tony Daniel & Jonathan Glapion
Cover by Daniel
Ra’s al Ghul successfully resurrected. The impostor Batmen running rampant through Gotham City. The cold, harsh reality of heart-breaking death. Batman has confronted all of these obstacles as the stalwart hero he is…but will the Bat be ready for the devastating crossroads ahead?
On sale March 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

dtc-cv842_solicit.jpgDETECTIVE COMICS #842
Written by Peter Milligan
Art by Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs
Cover by Nguyen
In this story by Peter Milligan (BATMAN ANNUAL #26: HEAD OF THE DEMON), Batman takes a journey around the globe to investigate the origins of the mysterious suit of armor that Talia al Ghul gave to him. But when he unearths the startling secrets of the armor, will the Dark Knight be prepared for what lies next?
On sale March 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

rb-cv172_solicit.jpgROBIN #172
Written by Chuck Dixon
Art by Chris Batista & Cam Smith
Cover by Freddie Williams II
A stakeout turns into a takedown when Robin and Violet both have their sights set on the same dirty casino…and each other! They’ll have to work together to get out alive, but someone’s not playing fair, and old hurts can mean new trouble when the chips are down. Plus, Cavallo and Wise play their hands even closer, and their grip on Robin is getting even tighter!
On sale March 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ntw-cv142_solicit.jpgNIGHTWING #142
Written by Peter Tomasi
Art and cover by Rags Morales & Michael Bair
Why is another super-powered body, this time the corpse of the KGBeast, being stolen from the Gotham Cemetery — and how is Nightwing going to stop it?
Nightwing starts to piece together the diabolical plans of Dr. Creighton Kendall, a scientist whose twisted mind harbors dark and devious plans that may fit into the far-reaching scheme of Talia al Ghul and her desire to protect herself once and for all from the evil clutches of her father and the world at large.
On sale March 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bmcon-cv15_solicit.jpgBATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #15
Written by Tony Bedard
Art and cover by Rags Morales & Mark Farmer
Batman ups his war with the returned Wrath…but apparently Nightwing may have more to do with inspiring this new threat to Metropolis!
On sale March 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

sidrk-cv6_solicit.jpgSIMON DARK #6
Written by Steve Niles
Art and cover by Scott Hampton
Rachel and Beth seek a new friend for the city’s guardian while “Simple Simon” recalls how he became a creature of both science and dark magic. Meanwhile, the cult springs into action against an unwitting Gotham City!
On sale March 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ctw-cv77_solicit.jpgCATWOMAN #77
Written by Will Pfeifer
Art by David Lopez & Alvaro Lopez
Cover by Adam Hughes
Can Catwoman stay one step ahead of every villain in the DCU? Looks like she’s managed to tick off Luthor and the Joker, and her only chance of getting back to Gotham City lies in the hands of the one being on the planet she can trust. But can he trust her?
On sale March 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ac-cv863_solicit.jpgACTION COMICS #863
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Gary Frank & Jonathan Sibal
Covers by Frank
It’s the grand finale to the 6-part “Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes!” To save the galaxy, Superman and the Legion must clear the good name of Krypton’s Last Son, but to do that, they must defeat the greatest villains of their time: the JLA! Featuring a stunning “Superman and The Legion of Super-Heroes” cover plus a “Superman Triumphant” variant cover, both by Gary Frank!
Retailers please note: This issue will feature two covers that may be ordered separately. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (featuring “Superman and The Legion of Super-Heroes” cover by Gary Frank), retailers may order one Variant Edition (featuring “Superman Triumphant” cover by Frank). See the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale March 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

sm-cv674_solicit.jpgSUPERMAN #674
Written by Kurt Busiek
Art and cover by Renato Guedes & José Wilson Magalhaés
It’s a time of new beginnings for Superman as art sensation Renato Guedes joins the team! Plus, the superhuman mastermind Paragon is loose in Metropolis, Clark and Lois are hunting for a new place to live after the events of “Insect Queen,” and worse, they’ve got relatives coming to visit — namely, a certain blonde cousin of Lois’s from Smallville. It all sets the stage for a major new addition to the cast in next month’s anniversary issue! Can you say “Chloe Sullivan”? We thought you could…
On sale March 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

smbmann-cv2_solicit.jpgSUPERMAN/BATMAN ANNUAL #2
Written by Joe Kelly
Art and cover by Scott Kolins
Acclaimed writer Joe Kelly joins fan-favorite artist Scott Kolins (THE FLASH) for a reimagining of a classic story from Superman and Batman’s Silver Age! In WORLD’S FINEST #178, Superman lost his powers and took on the identity of Nova, the inspiration for 52’s Super-Nova. Now, the mysterious Socrates has robbed the world of its Man of Steel forcing Batman and Robin to find a way to replace him!
On sale March 19 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

sg-cv27_solicit.jpgSUPERGIRL #27
Written by Kelley Puckett
Art by Rick Leonardi & Dan Green
Cover by Drew Johnson & Ray Snyder
Supergirl thought she triumphed over Reactron, but the radioactive madman has one last trick up his deadly sleeve. Supergirl plunges into a world where up is down, and no, we’re not talking about Bizarro World!
On sale March 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

smcon-cv13_solicit.jpgSUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL #13
Written by B. Clay Moore
Art and cover by Phil Hester & Ande Parks
“Signal to Noise” part 2 of 3. After dealing with the attack of 50- foot murderous toys, Superman works to keep Jimmy Olsen out of harm’s way. But Jimmy’s nose for trouble leads him straight to a reclusive toymaker named Winslow Schott, and this Toyman is curious about the strange watch Jimmy is wearing…
On sale March 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

atom-cv21_solicit.jpgTHE ALL-NEW ATOM #21
Written by Rick Remender
Art by Pat Olliffe & John Stanisci
Cover by Ladrönn
Shrinking uncontrollably, the Atom discovers his blood houses a population of microscopic, matter-consuming creatures that may hold the very secrets to his powers! When one of the inadvertently enlarged alien bugs escapes his lab, can The Atom save the citizens of Ivy Town from the touch of the thing from within?
On sale March 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bop-cv116_solicit.jpgBIRDS OF PREY #116
Written by Sean McKeever
Art by Nicola Scott & Doug Hazlewood
Cover by Stephane Roux
Lady Blackhawk has been compromised as an operative — which could leave Huntress stranded at sea! Plus, Oracle must deploy several magic-based operatives to Platinum Flats to subvert a new threat to the world’s computerized infrastructure!
On sale March 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

blue-cv25_solicit.jpgBLUE BEETLE #25
Written by John Rogers
Art and cover by Rafael Albuquerque
The stunning conclusion of “Endgame”! Light-years from home, Beetle fights for control of the Scarab in a spectacular last stand against the Reach — and the World’s Greatest Heroes have his back!
On sale March 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

bab-cv11_solicit.jpgTHE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #11
Written by Mark Waid
Art by Jerry Ordway
Cover by George Pérez
Superman and Ultraman of the Crime Society…together? What situation could be so dire that it would cause this team-up? Will two men who are the exact opposite of each other be able to work together long enough to save the day? Featuring guest art by Jerry Ordway!
On sale March 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

chkm-cv24_solicit.jpgCHECKMATE #24
Written by Greg Rucka & Eric Trautmann
Art by Joe Bennett & Jack Jadson
Cover by Kalman Andrasovfsky
As the edges of Kobra’s plot are discovered, the scale and the stakes continue to rise, jeopardizing millions of innocent lives around the planet. But is this all cover for something far more terrifying — something that even the biggest powers of the DCU may be powerless to stop?
On sale March 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

cdsp_eclp_interior_solicit.jpgCOUNTDOWN SPECIAL: ECLIPSO 80-PAGE GIANT
Written by Robert Loren Fleming and John Ostrander
Art by Colleen Doran, Tom Mandrake and Ray Kryssing
Cover by Ryan Sook
Collecting stories from Eclipso #10 Spectre #17-18, shedding light on these pivotal characters from COUNTDOWN!
On sale March 19 • 80 pg, FC, $4.99 US

fls-cv238_solicit.jpgTHE FLASH #238
Written by Tom Peyer
Art and cover by Freddie Williams II
“Fast Money” begins! Don’t miss the kickoff of this provocative new storyline by Tom Peyer (HOURMAN), as the Flash is pulled into an intense moral dilemma about superpowers — and Keystone’s plagued by a menace who’s using familiar mind-bending tactics!
On sale March 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

gl-cv29_solicit.jpgGREEN LANTERN #29
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Ivan Reis & Oclair Albert
Kicking off the “Secret Origin” story arc! Witness the beginnings of one of the bravest Green Lanterns who’s ever lived as the “secret origin” of Hal Jordan is revealed in a whole new light! While Hal begins his career another Lantern, the greatest of all time, uncovers the mystery of Abin Sur’s death and his obsession with the prophecy of “the Blackest Night.”
On sale March 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

glcor-cv21_solicit.jpgGREEN LANTERN CORPS #22
Written by Chuck Kim
Art and cover by Nelson
Part 2 of CURSE of THE LOST LANTERNS written by HEROES scribe Chuck Kim continues to reveal the missing time between Parallax’s destruction of the Corps and its survivors struggle against the Manhunters and the coming threat of the Sinestro Corps as Boodikka ponders her future as one of the newly anointed Alpha Lanterns. Can her old allies trust her anymore, what secrets does she hold and why does it mean to Hal Jordan?
On sale March 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

jlacla-cv54_solicit.jpgJLA CLASSIFIED #54
Written by Roger Stern
Art by John Byrne & Mark Farmer
Cover by Josh Middleton
Concluding the 5-part “That was Now, This is Then”! The JLA finally figure out how to defeat the threat before them…and bring closure to this reopened chapter from their early years!
On sale March 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • Final Issue

jla-cv19_solicit.jpgJUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #19
Written by Alan Burnett
Art by Ed Benes & Sandra Hope
Cover by Benes
Don’t miss the final chapter of “Salvation,” as the JLA turn themselves over to the U.S. government to be sent to prison off-world! What old foe will they have to rely on to save themselves from planet hell?
On sale March 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

jsa-cv14_solicit.jpgJUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #14
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 as the mystery of the “Heartbreak Slayer” explodes while the Justice Society discovers a true “New” God stalking them. Meanwhile, devastating images of the future continue to plague the Man of Steel.
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 March 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

jsacla-cv36_solicit.jpgJSA CLASSIFIED #36
Written by B. Clay Moore
Art by Ramon Perez
Cover by Sean Chen & Sandu Florea
The threads of Wildcat’s past come together to form a new future in “Forward Through the Past” part 2 of 3! As Wildcat investigates strange happenings at one of his old gyms, he finds himself sidetracked by a damsel in distress…named Catwoman!
On sale March 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

jonh-cv29_solicit.jpgJONAH HEX #29
Written by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti
Art and cover by Rafa Gares
While in pursuit of some criminals in the deadly Devil’s Paw rock formation, Jonah Hex becomes a prisoner of the Tribe of the Red Scorpion. If he can manage to escape, will he be ready for what waits for him outside their cave dwelling?
On sale March 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

lsh-cv40_solicit.jpgTHE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #40
Written by Jim Shooter
Art and cover by Francis Manapul & John Livesay
Part 1 of the story arc “Enemy Rising” — the begining of the One Evil Saga! To save her world, Shadow Lass battles alone against a Life-eradicator. The mystery of their origin deepens as important evidence emerges. Meanwhile, conflict between Timber Wolf and Saturn Girl explodes! Action, angst, amour, amperage and accuracy to the max!
On sale March 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

toshz-cv12_solicit.jpgTRIALS OF SHAZAM #12
Written by Judd Winick
Art & Cover by Mauro Cascioli
The Trials of Shazam conclude…and win or lose, Freddy Freeman may still need the help of the Justice League to survive the “verdict”!
On sale March 26 • 12 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

shdpt-cv23_solicit.jpgSHADOWPACT #23
Written by Matthew Sturges
Art and cover by Phil Winslade
There’s always been a Shadowpact, in every era since the beginning of time. Now, our modern-day team is in over their heads — so they use their magic to call upon the Shadowpact of a distant past and one from the far future to help their cause! But they may be getting more than what they bargained for…
On sale March 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ww-cv18_solicit.jpgWONDER WOMAN #18
Written by Gail Simone
Art by Bernard Chang
Cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson
Comics superstar Bernard Chang joins Gail Simone for a 2-part story that will take Wonder Woman to the furthest reaches of the galaxy, but not before the vicious alien race the Khund begin an assault on Earth! But before the invasion can begin, the relationship of Wonder Woman and Nemesis takes a defining turn.
On sale March 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Peter Milligan, Grant Morrison, Fabian Nicieza, Paul Dini and Keith Champagne
Art by Don Kramer, Jason Pearson, Tony Daniel, David Lopez, Freddie Williams II, Ryan Benjamin and others
Cover by Andy Kubert
Batman’s immortal foe, Ra’s Al Ghul, should be dead at last — so how has he returned to haunt The Dark Knight? Find out in this 256-page hardcover volume collecting the intense tale originally presented in Batman Annual #26, Batman #670-671, Robin #168-169, ROBIN ANNUAL #7, Nightwing #138-139, and Detective Comics #838-839!
Ra’s al Ghul is back…but what does his return have to do with Batman’s teenaged son, Damian — whose mother is Ra’s al Ghul’s daughter, Talia? It will take the combined skills of Batman, Robin and Nightwing to get to the bottom of these mysteries and stop Ra’s al Ghul’s insidious plans!
Advance-solicited; on sale May 7 • 256 pg, FC, $29.99 US

Written by Geoff Johns & Jeff Katz
Art by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund
Cover by Jurgens & Rapmund
Booster Gold, the hero of 52, is back in this hardcover volume collecting BOOSTER GOLD #1-6 and the origin story from 52 #24! In this tale co-written by fan-favorite Geoff Johns (GREEN LANTERN, 52), the time-traveling super-hero from tomorrow must repair the timeline of the DC Universe if he’s going to earn membership in the Justice League of America! Someone is exploiting the ravaged time stream, hoping to eliminate the world’s greatest heroes, and only Booster Gold can stop them.
Advance-solicited; on sale May 7 • 160 pg, FC, $24.99 US

Written by Jack Kirby
Art by Kirby, Mike Royer and D. Bruce Berry
Cover by Kirby & Royer
Witness the early tales of Jack Kirby’s legendary creation O.M.A.C. in this hardcover collecting stories from O.M.A.C. #1-8 (1974-1975) plus artwork from WHO’S WHO! In one of his last major works for DC, Kirby envisions a 1984-inspired dystopia starring corporate nobody Buddy Blank, who is changed by a satellite called Brother Eye into the super-powered O.M.A.C. (One Man Army Corps). Enlisted by the Global Peace Agency, who police the world using pacifistic means, O.M.A.C. battles the forces of conformity in this short-lived but legendary series!
Advance-solicited; on sale May 21 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US

Written by Bill Finger, Joseph Greene and Jack Schiff
Art by Bob Kane & Jerry Robinson
Cover by Kane
The series collecting every Batman adventure ever published in chronological order continues with this fifth volume, collecting Batman #8-9, Detective Comics #57-61, and stories from World’s
Finest Comics #4 (1941-1942)!
Advance-solicited; on sale April 16 • 192 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Written by Bill Morrison, Roy Thomas and E. Nelson Bridwell
Art by Scott Shaw, Ross Andru, Rick Hoberg, Al Gordon and others
Cover by Shaw & Morrison
Captain Carrot returns in this volume collecting the 3-issue miniseries in which the Zoo Crew faces a threat that begins at the “Sandy Eggo Comic-Con!” Plus, adventures from The New Teen Titans #16 and Captain Carrot and His Amazing Zoo Crew #1 and #14-15!
Advance-solicited; on sale April 2 • 168 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Written by Grant Morrison & Mark Millar
Art by Stephen Harris, Keith Champagne, Drew Geraci and others
Cover by Howard Porter and John Dell
From writers Grant Morrison (52, BATMAN) and Mark Millar (Ultimates, Civil War) comes Aztek, the visionary hero from the 1990s! In these stories from Aztek: the Ultimate Man #1-10, Aztek fights the forces of evil in Vanity City, where he meets costumed characters including Green Lantern and The Joker!
Advance-solicited; on sale April 30 • 240 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray
Art by Phil Noto, Jordi Bernet and David Michael Beck
Cover by Noto
This volume — collecting issues #19-24 of the bloody, hard-hitting series — features the lushly illustrated adventures of Hex as he dodges bullets, rights wrongs and courts death in the Old West.
Advance-solicited; on sale April 16 • 144 pg, FC, $12.99 US

Written by Joe Samachson
Art by Arthur Cazeneuve
Cover by Jon Small & Louis Cazeneuve
The final volume collecting the classic adventures of the Seven Soldiers of Victory, originally presented in LEADING COMICS #9-14 (1944-1945)!
Advance-solicited; on sale May 28 • 280 pg, FC, $59.99 US

Written by Tony Bedard
Art by Kevin Sharpe & Dennis Calero
Cover by Barry Kitson
In this volume collecting issues #31-36 of the acclaimed series, The Legionnaires’ leader, Cosmic Boy, has disappeared. Was he captured by enemies or has he fled responsibility?
Advance-solicited; on sale April 2 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Written by James Robinson
Art by Tony Harris, Wade Von Grawbadger and others
Cover by Harris
At last — the hit series created by James Robinson (BATMAN: FACE THE FACE) and Tony Harris (EX MACHINA) of the 1990s is collected in a series of six spectacular hardcover editions. This inaugural volume features a new cover by Harris and collects STARMAN #0-16, originally published from 1994 to 1996.
Advance-resolicited; on sale May 21 • 6.75” x 10.25” • 448 pg, FC, $49.99 US

Written by Geoff Johns & Richard Donner, Otto Binder, E. Nelson Bridwell and John Byrne
Art by Eric Powell, Wayne Boring, Curt Swan, Byrne and others
Cover by Powell
The dynamic writing team of Geoff Johns and Richard Donner joins artist extraordinaire Eric Powell (The Goon) for “Escape from Bizarro World,” a 3-part story in which Bizarro returns to kidnap one of the most important people in Superman’s life. But what does the twisted, ersatz Man of Steel want? The only way to find out is to travel to the enemy’s home: Bizarro World! Also included in this volume are classic tales of Bizarro from SUPERMAN #140, DC COMICS PRESENTS #71 and MAN OF STEEL #5!
Advance-resolicited; on sale May 14 • 160 pg, FC, $24.99 US

Written by Jim Starlin
Art by Davis, Jim Starlin, Bernie Wrightson and others
Cover by Shane Davis
Collecting MYSTERY IN SPACE #6-8 and THE WEIRD #1-4! Discover the origin of the new Captain Comet and find out how he is connected to his predecessor who was killed in the pages of the critically acclaimed series 52, while taking a spectacular tour of the outer reaches of space in the DC Universe!
Advance-solicited; on sale April 23 • 288 pg, FC, $17.99 US

Written by Dennis O’Neil
Art by Denys Cowan & Rick Magyar
Cover by Cowan & Bill Sienkiewicz
In this second volume that collects THE QUESTION #7-12, The Question tracks a killer to a distant island prison and becomes involved with a gambling crimelord.
Advance-solicited; on sale April 30 • 176 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Written by Jerry Siegel, Jim Shooter and others
Art by Curt Swan, Jim Mooney, John Forte and others
Cover by Swan & George Klein
Over 500 pages of classic Legion adventures, collected from the pages of ADVENTURE COMICS #316, #322-348, #365, SUPERBOY #117 and #125, and SUPERMAN ANNUAL #4!
Advance-solicited; on sale April 9 • 528 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

Written by France E. Herron and various
Art and cover by Bob Brown
Thrill to more than 500 pages of comic action collected from CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN #18-37 (1961-1964)! Along the way, the intrepid foursome faces dangers of every imaginable sort, including cosmic-powered alien beasts, doomed worlds, futuristic knights and much more.
Advance-solicited; on sale April 23 • 528 pg, B&W, $16.99 US