[ENGLISH] DC Comics tells us: DC Comics In April 2010, Part 1: 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…

BRIGHTEST DAY #0
On sale APRIL 14 • 56 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by Geoff Johns & Peter J. Tomasi • Art by Fernando Pasarin
Cover by David Finch
1:50 Variant cover by Ivan Reis
The biggest event in comics continues as BRIGHTEST DAY burns back the BLACKEST NIGHT from the writing team behind GREEN LANTERN and GREEN LANTERN CORPS – Geoff Johns and Peter J. Tomasi! And don’t miss the exciting DC Comics debut of red hot cover artist David Finch (New Avengers, Ultimatum)! The effects that the already classic BLACKEST NIGHT will have on the DC Universe will be felt for years to come and this issue not only sets the stage for the new ongoing biweekly DC Universe book BRIGHTEST DAY, but also the next exciting era of the DC Universe!Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. This issue features a special ordering incentive. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

GREEN LANTERN #53
On sale APRIL 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS • Art and cover by DOUG MAHNKE & CHRISTIAN ALAMY
1:25 Variant cover by RODOLFO MIGLIARI
A BRIGHTEST DAY tie-in! Exploding out of BLACKEST NIGHT comes the next exciting chapter in the Green Lantern mythos: “New Guardians”! Forced together during the rise of the Black Lanterns, Hal Jordan, Sinestro, Carol Ferris, Saint Walker, Atrocitus, Indigo-1 and Larfleeze must agree to disagree if their next mission is to succeed. But when one of the strangest beings from Green Lantern’s past returns, the future of the Lanterns and the universe at large once again falls into question.
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GREEN LANTERN CORPS #47
On sale APRIL 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by Peter J. Tomasi • Art and cover by Patrick Gleason & Rebecca Buchman
1:25 Variant cover by Rodolfo Migliari
Superstar writer Geoff Johns launches an all-new FLASH ongoing series, and this debut issue ties direct into BRIGHTEST DAY! As BRIGHTEST DAY begins, Guy Gardner and Kyle Rayner, along with the rest of the Green Lantern Corps, attempt to pick up the pieces from the horrific events of BLACKEST NIGHT and take a long hard look at how the Corps is run now that major revelations have come to light. Who survived (and what the Alpha Lanterns have in store for them) is only one of the many new questions that the Green Lanterns will have to answer on the difficult and dangerous road ahead.
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THE FLASH #1
On sale APRIL 14 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS • Art, cover and 1:100 variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
1:25 Variant cover by Tony Harris
A BRIGHTEST DAY tie-in! Get in on the ground floor of DC’s next epic in the making! The Flash races out of BLACKEST NIGHT and into his own monthly title as the all-new adventures of The Fastest Man Alive start with “Case One: The Dastardly Death of the Rogues!” Barry Allen runs back to his life in Central City, but when one of the Rogues turns up murdered under mysterious circumstances, it’s up to The Flash to not only solve this bizarre crime, but protect those that are still targeted by the elusive killer. Plus, don’t miss a peek into the future of the Flash universe in this special, extra-sized starting point issue!
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JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #44
On sale APRIL 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by JAMES ROBINSON • Art and cover by MARK BAGLEY & ROB HUNTER
1:25 Variant cover by David Mack
A BRIGHTEST DAY tie-in! Following the events of BLACKEST NIGHT, the brand new Justice League of America enters into BRIGHTEST DAY with an arc featuring the Justice Society of America. The epic team-up begins with a character from the end of BLACKEST NIGHT joining the JLA. But when the storyline’s over, what mysterious villain will be revealed – and which hero will switch teams?
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BLACKEST NIGHT DIRECTORS CUT
On sale APRIL 7 • 80 pg, FC, $5.99 US
Featuring contributions from GEOFF JOHNS, IVAN REIS, DOUG MAHNKE, JOE PRADO, PETER J. TOMASI, PATRICK GLEASON & others
Cover by IVAN REIS
Prepare for the ultimate behind-the-scenes experience from the event of the century! With the creative minds behind BLACKEST NIGHT as your tour guides, you’ll marvel at hidden Easter eggs and meanings throughout the series in our director’s commentary section. Discover shocking scenes that were left on the cutting room floor including actual script pages that were never drawn. Be astonished at incredible never-before-seen designs from the best-selling event! Plus, many more exclusives that you’ll witness within this mammoth special including an early look into BRIGHTEST DAY!

BATMAN: ARKHAM ASYLUM — MADNESS HC
Advance-solicited • On sale June 23 • 112 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Written by SAM KIETH • Art and cover by SAM KIETH
An original Batman graphic novel set in Arkham Asylum from Sam Kieth, creator of THE MAXX!
It is the most feared house in all of Gotham City. It contains the worst that the city has to offer. It is the place The Dark Knight’s most dangerous and psychotic foes call home. Writer/artist Sam Kieth, creator of THE MAXX and artist of the acclaimed miniseries LOBO: HIGHWAY TO HELL, invites you to spend 24 hours in Arkham Asylum – the most unsettling house in the DC Universe.

BATMAN AND ROBIN #11
On sale APRIL 7 • 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
“Batman vs. Robin” part 2 of 3! The Dynamic Duo fight it out in the ultimate duel to the finish. Meanwhile, Robin’s mother, Talia al Ghul, sends an old adversary of Dick Grayson’s to complete the job that her son may not be able to stomach!
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BATMAN: THE WIDENING GYRE #6
On sale APRIL 28 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by KEVIN SMITH
Art by WALTER FLANAGAN
Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ
1:25 Variant cover by GENE HA
Kevin Smith and Walt Flanagan’s Batman tale comes to its startling end! Thanks to Silver St. Cloud, Bruce is trying to learn how to trust people. But Batman is an integral part of who he is, so how can he really trust anyone? Batman even has a run-in with Catwoman because of his relationship with Silver. And when he decides to put all of his trust into someone, will he be rewarded…or punished?
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BATMAN #698
On sale APRIL 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by TONY DANIEL
Art by GUILLEM MARCH
Cover by TONY DANIEL
Only two months until BATMAN #700! As the landmark issue nears, Dick Grayson’s life as The Dark Knight heats up in a big way. With Black Mask out of the way for good, the Falcone crime family attempts to fill that void – with no regard for the safety of Gotham City’s citizens! And what’s going on with the Riddler?

DETECTIVE COMICS #864
On sale APRIL 28 • 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
The inmates of Arkham Asylum have taken over DETECTIVE COMICS in “Beneath the Mask” Part 1 of 2! It’s Black Mask verses Jeremiah Arkham for control of the asylum. But what of the enigmatic Three Beauties, and how does Batman fit into the mad plan? Everything that was set up and teased in BATTLE FOR THE COWL: ARKHAM ASYLUM and ARKHAM REBORN is at last revealed, but the answers to the mysteries just might drive everyone – including Batman – mad!
Then, in the co-feature, the spotlight is shone on Renee’s personal life. But just who knows about her secret identity, and what will they do with that information? That is the question…

BATGIRL #9
On sale APRIL 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by LEE GARBETT & TREVOR SCOTT
Cover by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau
The conclusion to “Batgirl Rising” begins here with part one of the four-part “Flood” storyline! A string of bizarre, technology-based “suicides” gets the attention of both Batgirl and Oracle, but for very different reasons. And the two heroes will soon realize that they’re the real targets of a nefarious madman Hell-bent on revenge…

BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM #11
On sale APRIL 21 • 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, Robin and Abuse join forces to combat the frightening strength of Victor Zsasz’s army! Can Batman and his allies save Gotham City’s kidnapped children? And what happens when Abuse spirals out of control?
Meanwhile, in the Manhunter co-feature, the odds are stacked against Kate as she goes up against a new adversary in the courtroom. Her increased frustration with the proceedings gets taken out on every thug in Gotham – but is Manhunter making too many enemies for her own good?

GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #11
On sale APRIL 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by PAUL DINI
Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH
As Gotham City swirls in a maelstrom of evil and villainy, three of the most unlikely candidates – Catwoman, Poison Ivy and Harley Quinn – step forward to bring some light to the situation. But will their efforts enough to stem the tide of madness and mayhem?

OUTSIDERS #29
On sale APRIL 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by DAN DIDIO
Art by DON KRAMER & MICHAEL BABINSKI
Cover by PHILIP TAN & JONATHAN GLAPION
When Looker returns, her bloodlust is strong – and so is the vampire-hunter hoping to drive a stake in her heart. Her only hope for survival is The Outsiders, who are still stranded in Markovia and struggling to determine whose side they’re really on…

RED ROBIN #11
On sale APRIL 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST
Art and cover by MARCUS TO & RAY MCCARTHY
“Collision” races to its conclusion as Ra’s al Ghul’s endgame for Red Robin begins. The Men of Death are on the move in Gotham City, and Red Robin, Batgirl and Prudence set out to stop them from killing everyone Bruce Wayne ever cared about. But before he can take on Ra’s, Red Robin has to get past Gotham City’s own protectors…

AZRAEL #7
On sale APRIL 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA • Art by RAMON BACHS & JOHN STANISCI
Cover by FRANCESCO MATTINA
His sanity starting to crack, Azrael tracks down Hide ‘n’ Seek, a pair of kidnappers whose actions bring back some very painful, fractured memories for Michael Lane. Can a psychiatrist assigned by the GCPD help Lane keep it together before Azrael goes berserk?

BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #43
On sale APRIL 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by SAM KIETH • Art and cover by SAM KIETH
The “Ghosts” storyline comes to a thrilling close! Batman and Callie continue battling their internal ghosts and the external foe who is preying on them. But when they realize they can’t even trust the police, what can they do? Can Batman survive another loss?

SUPERMAN: LAST STAND OF NEW KRYPTON #2-3
Issue #2 on sale APRIL 7 • Issue #3 on sale APRIL 28 • 2 and 3 of 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by JAMES ROBINSON & STERLING GATES • Art by PETE WOODS • Issue 2 cover by GEORGE PÉREZ • Issue 3 cover by RYAN SOOK
1:25 variant covers by MARCOS MARZ •
LAST STAND OF NEW KRYPTON ships twice in April as the biggest Superman story in years rockets towards its mind-blowing conclusion!
In issue #2, things look bleak for the Kryptonians as Brainiac reveals his trump card for destroying the planet, leaving Zod grasping at straws as to how to defend his people. But Superman and the Legion of Super-Heroes have made it aboard Brainiac’s ship, determined to stop the tyrant at any cost!
In #3, the epic conclusion, Superman and Zod must work together if they’re to have a chance of stopping Brainiac! But a victory for New Krypton means a devastating loss for the Legion!
Over a year’s worth of stories builds to the final page of this series, and you don’t want to miss it!
Over a year’s worth of New Krypton stories has been building up to the final page of this series, and once you see it, you’ll know there’s only one outcome: the WAR OF THE SUPERMEN!
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ADVENTURE COMICS #10
On sale APRIL 14 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by JAMES ROBINSON & STERLING GATES
Co-Feature written by ERIC TRAUTMANN
Art by JULIÁN LÓPEZ & CLAYTON HENRY
Co-feature art by PIER GALLO
Cover by Joe Quinones
1:10 variant cover by Bernard Chang
Continued from LAST STAND OF NEW KRYPTON #2! It’s Superman, Supergirl and Brainiac 5 against Brainiac as Superboy and Mon-El fight Zod, Ursa and Non!
And in the co-feature, the Human Defense Corps manages to sneak aboard Brainiac’s ship amid all the chaos – but what exactly are they up to? Continued in SUPERGIRL #52!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

SUPERGIRL #52
On sale APRIL 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by STERLING GATES
Art by JAMAL IGLE & JON SIBAL
Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON
Continued from ADVENTURE COMICS #10! Supergirl meets Brainiac 5 of the Legion of Super-Heroes for the first time! But Brainy has not only already met Supergirl, he’s already loved and lost her. Confused? Not as confused as Supergirl! Plus, Brainiac unleashes a weapon that spells the end for New Krypton and only Superman and the Legionnaires can stop it!

ACTION COMICS #888-889
Issue #888 on sale APRIL 14 • Issue #889 on sale APRIL 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by GREG RUCKA & ERIC TRAUTMANN
Co-feature written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by PERE PÉREZ
Co-feature art by CAFU
ACTION COMICS ships twice in April! With Nightwing nowhere in sight, ACTION #888 finds Flamebird face-to-face with the rampaging Rao! But can she defeat him by herself? Luckily, it looks like she won’t have to! Enter: Wonder Woman and the Justice Society of America! And in the co-feature, Captain Atom discovers that to complete his journey, he must first travel through the lost world of Skartaris!
And in issue #889, with the fate of both New Krypton and Earth weighing on their young shoulders, are Nightwing & Flamebird prepared to make the ultimate sacrifice? And in the co-feature, Captain Atom has managed to find a way back to Mirabai’s world, intent on confronting the woman who made him a tool of destruction — but what stunning revelation awaits him there?

SUPERMAN #699
On sale APRIL 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by JAMES ROBINSON • Art by BERNARD CHANG
Cover by AARON LOPRESTI
Superman has defeated Brainiac before, but it cost him the life of his father. Now Brainiac has returned, more powerful than ever, and the entire planet of New Krypton is at stake! Things look bleak for the Man of Steel and his people, but for all Brainiac’s knowledge, he still has one lesson to learn: Superman. Never. Gives. Up.

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #71
On sale APRIL 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by JOE CASEY • Art and cover by ARDIAN SYAF
& VICENTE CIFUENTES
It’s the final showdown! When N-RGX targets Superman and his Fortress of Solitude, Batman is left alone in space to go head-to-head with the most vicious of alien terrorists!

DOC SAVAGE #1
On sale APRIL 14 • 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 Man of Bronze in his own series at last! Doc Savage is the target of a brazen attack on New York City! Tragedy will strike one of Doc’s compatriots, and someone may not survive the opening pages of “The Lord of Lightning!” Written by Paul Malmont, national best-selling author of The Chinatown Death-Cloud Peril, with art by Howard Porter (JLA)!
And don’t miss the hard-hitting JUSTICE, INC. co-feature, starring Richard Benson, the Avenger! When criminals abduct one of his own detectives, Benson’s icy heart sears with a rage hotter than any he’s ever known. “Worst Nightmare” begins here, written by crime novelist Jason Starr (THE CHILL) with art by Scott Hampton (LUCIFER)!
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THE SPIRIT #1
On sale APRIL 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by MARK SCHULTZ • Co-feature written by Dennis O’Neil • Art by MORITAT
Co-feature art by Bill Sienkiewicz • Cover by LADRÖNN • 1:10 variant cover by MARK SCHULTZ
The Spirit returns in an all-new ongoing series! Central City destroys everyone who lives within its borders…so it’s a good thing The Spirit already died once! International crime syndicate The Golden Tree wants to help Central City’s Octopus consolidate control over the underworld and the Spirit is the kind of mess the Golden Tree was created to clean up. They’ve offered the Octopus the services of one of their finest assassins to take his breath away for good – and the sight of this killer would get anyone’s heart pounding!
This issue also features the debut of the eight-page THE SPIRIT: BLACK & WHITE co-feature, showcasing the industry’s finest talent. And who better to kick things off than DENNIS O’NEIL and BILL SIENKIEWICZ?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

FIRST WAVE #2
On sale APRIL 7 • 2 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 TONY HARRIS
The Golden Tree bears bitter fruit! The Blackhawks are after The Spirit. Doc Savage is after the Blackhawks. Anton Colossi is after William “Johnny” Littlejohn. And only Rima, the eyes of the jungle, knows what the heroes do not: something glorious and terrible has risen in the darkest corner of Hida`lgo!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

BRAVE AND THE BOLD #33
On sale APRIL 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Art by CLIFF CHIANG
Cover by JESUS SAIZ
Oh yes, it’s ladies’ night! Batgirl, Wonder Woman and Zatanna enjoy a nice, peaceful evening on the town that absolutely won’t be interrupted by any kind of superheroic hijinks whatsoever… and if you believe that, there’s a giant bronze globe in Metropolis we’d like to sell you!

BOOSTER GOLD #31
On sale APRIL 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art and cover by DAN JURGENS & NORM RAPMUND
Booster Gold’s life changes forever when he learns the true fate of his sister, Goldstar. And it’s during this personal crisis that a nemesis from the past decides to pay Booster a visit.

DOOM PATROL #9
On sale APRIL 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by KEITH GIFFEN • Art by MATTHEW CLARK & RON RANDALL
Cover by MATTHEW CLARK
The Gentrifiers have arrived on Oolong Island in force, and their mysterious leader seems to have it in for the Doom Patrol in particular. It occurs to our heroes that this sort of thing seems to be happening quite a bit lately…

THE GREAT TEN #6
On sale APRIL 7 • 6 of 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by TONY BEDARD • Art by SCOTT MCDANIEL & ANDY OWENS
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
Every crook in Hong Kong grew up hearing tales of the Ghost Fox Killer – how her slightest touch is death, how she collects the souls of the damned. Now, the mysterious and seductive Ghost Fox Killer raises her guns – and the ghosts of her victims – against the Chinese God of Death.

JONAH HEX #54
On sale APRIL 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY
Art and cover by JORDI BERNET
Jonah Hex has been framed for murder! But with both the citizens and the law of the town convinced of his guilt, how will Hex avoid execution? Luckily he has some friends in town to help him out. Wait, they’re the ones who framed him! Ah, well. Sorry, Hex.

JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE RISE OF ARSENAL #2
On sale APRIL 28 • 2 of 4 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by J.T. KRUL
Art by GERALDO BORGES & MARLO ALQUIZA
Cover by GREG HORN
Spinning out of CRY FOR JUSTICE, “The Rise and Fall” continues here as Roy Harper discovers that getting a prosthetic arm doesn’t make him whole again, he’s also forced to deal with Green Arrow’s shocking revelation from JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE RISE AND FALL SPECIAL #1. And sparks fly when Roy’s old flame Cheshire shows up…to kill him!

GREEN ARROW #32
On sale APRIL 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by J.T. KRUL
Art by DIOGENES NEVES
Cover by FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO
Spinning out of CRY FOR JUSTICE, “The Rise and Fall” continues in “The Fall of Green Arrow” continues with Oliver Queen as a fugitive from justice. But what happens when the Justice League of America learn of his crime? The Emerald Archer’s relationship with the World’s Greatest Heroes will never be the same.

JSA ALL-STARS #5
On sale APRIL 7 • 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
The Injustice Society may have found the All-Stars’ new headquarters, but Cyclone, of all people, has found a way to turn their own allies against them! Meanwhile, Stargirl shares an intimate moment with a teammate, which could be a BIG mistake!
And in the co-feature, the search for the mysterious Staff of Life leads to some strange partnerships when their objectives force Liberty Belle and Tigress to pair up in order to find Hourman and Icicle!

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #38
On sale APRIL 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM  • Art by JESUS MERINO
& JESSE DELPERDANG • Cover by JESUS MERINO
The Nazis have succeeded and taken over America, which is leading to the scheduled executions of the major heroes and villains in the U.S.! But Mr. Terrific may have figured out a way to topple the Fourth Reich using their own Darkness Engine against them…

MAGOG #8
On sale APRIL 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by KEITH GIFFEN • Art by TOM DERENICK & RODNEY RAMOS
Cover by HOWARD PORTER & JOHN DELL
The Shield intervenes in an effort to help Magog against an unearthly menace. But that only serves to amplify Magog’s growing personality crisis!

NEMESIS: THE IMPOSTERS #2
On sale APRIL 7 • 2 of 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by IVAN BRANDON
Art by CLIFF RICHARDS
Just how dangerous is the world’s greatest spy if he’s gone insane? We’re about to find out as Batman confronts Nemesis over the fate of his mystery prisoner from issue #1. Nothing is what it seems except the violence and the gunshot wounds, so get ready as the mysteries deepen and the fireworks explode.

HUMAN TARGET #3
On sale APRIL 14 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by LEN WEIN & ROBBIE THOMPSON • Art by BRUNO REDONDO, SERGIO SANDOVAL, CHRIS SPROUSE & KARL STORY Cover by SEAN PHILLIPS
Based on the anticipated series from Warner Bros. TV airing on FOX! Christopher Chance is racing against a former mafia kingpin to locate hidden evidence against the major European crime families. Can he pull off a miracle and keep his employer breathing?

POWER GIRL #11
On sale APRIL 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY
Art and cover by AMANDA CONNER
Power Girl’s life has been torn apart, and the last thing she needs is to find out that one of her closest allies is now one of her deadliest enemies! But, we’re sorry to say, that’s exactly what Satanna has managed to serve up!

SECRET SIX #20
On sale APRIL 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GAIL SIMONE  • Art by JIM CALAFIORE
Cover by DANIEL LUVISI
Catman heads off to the African continent to find the three men who kidnapped his long lost son! He’s been pushed to the very limit, so when the rest of the Secret Six come to his aid, don’t be surprised if Catman decides to kill off his teammates as well!

TEEN TITANS #82
On sale APRIL 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by FELICIA D. HENDERSON • Co-feature written by SEAN MCKEEVER • Art by JOE BENNETT & JACK JADSON
Co-feature art  and cover by YILDIRAY CINAR & JÚLIO FERREIRA
Now that Superboy is reunited with the Teen Titans, Wonder Girl’s discovering what having her boyfriend around all the time means — and it’s not all good.

THE SHIELD #8
On sale APRIL 14 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by ERIC TRAUTMANN • Co-feature written by BRANDON JERWA • Art by Cliff Richards & Wayne Faucher
Co-feature art by MICHAEL AVON OEMING • Cover by SAMI BASRI
The Shield is torn between the dictates of duty and his overwhelming revulsion towards his newest recruit. Plus, The Fox co-feature continues with art by Michael Avon Oeming (Powers)! The origin of the Kitsune clan is revealed, and Paul Patten must now decide if he should accept this weighty mantle!

THE WEB #8
On sale APRIL 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Written by MATTHEW STURGES • Co-feature written by JOHN ROZUM
Art by ROGER ROBINSON & HILARY BARTA • Co-feature art by TOM DERENICK & BILL SIENKIEWICZ • Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
The Web continues hunting for clues about the mysterious Stunner, but the latest complication may be too much for him to overcome. And a new helper sent by Oracle may only increase his troubles! Plus, the Hangman is wanted by the police thanks to his brutal stance on crime – or has he been set up?

WONDER WOMAN #43
On sale APRIL 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by NICOLA SCOTT & DOUG HAZLEWOOD
Cover by NICOLA Scott
The fan-favorite writer/artist team behind SECRET SIX reunite for part two of this (literally!) Earth-shaking story! Who is the leader of the mysterious invasion force attacking our planet, and what connection does she have to Wonder Woman? It’s a War of the Worlds, with Diana in the middle!

R.E.B.E.L.S. #15
On sale APRIL 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by TONY BEDARD  • Art by CLAUDE ST. AUBIN
& SCOTT HANNA • Cover by KALMAN ANDRASOFSZKY
Straight from the pages of TITANS, Starfire joins our merry band just in time for super-genius Vril Dox to pick up the pieces from last issue’s climactic battle with Starro the Conqueror. First on his agenda: rebuild his interplanetary police squad, L.E.G.I.O.N.

THE WARLORD #13
On sale APRIL 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Written by MIKE GRELL • Art by CHAD HARDIN
Cover by MIKE GRELL
A new dawn in Skartaris? They say the sun never sets at the center of the world, but Travis Morgan has gone over the horizon nonetheless, leaving the helm of the Warlord in very new –very different – hands! Is it the beginning of Shamballah’s new golden age? Or is this the day when it all starts to fall apart?

COVER RUN: THE DC COMICS ART OF ADAM HUGHES HC
Advance-solicited • On sale JUNE 23 • 208 pg, FC 6.75” X 10.25”, $39.99 US
Written by ADAM HUGHES
Art and cover by ADAM HUGHES
Collecting the best of Eisner Award winner Adam Hughes’s spectacular, sexy covers for WONDER WOMAN, CATWOMAN and other DC series. This amazing collection features the best of Hughes’ work for DC Comics, along with commentary from the artist, rarely seen preliminary material and much more!

BATWOMAN: ELEGY DELUXE EDITION HC
Advance-solicited • On sale JUNE 30 • 192 pg, FC 7.0625” X 10.875”, $24.99 US
Written by GREG RUCKA
Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
In her first hardcover, collecting tales from DETECTIVE COMICS #854-860, Batwoman battles a madwoman known only as Alice, inspired by Alice in Wonderland, who sees her life as a fairy tale and everyone around her as expendable! Batwoman must stop Alice from unleashing a toxic death cloud over all of Gotham City — but Alice has more up her sleeve than just poison, and Batwoman’s life will never ever be the same.

GOTHAM CENTRAL BOOK 3: ON THE FREAK BEAT HC
Advance-solicited • On sale JUNE 9 • 224 pg, FC $29.99 US
Written by GREG RUCKA & ED BRUBAKER
Art by MICHAEL LARK, JASON ALEXANDER & others
Cover by CLIFF CHIANG
Detective Renee Montoya investigates the disappearance of evidence amid a gang war and travels to Keystone City in an attempt to unveil the truth about a fellow officer’s strange mutation in this collection featuring issues #23-31 of the award-winning series. Plus, the dead body of Robin, the Boy Wonder, is found on the streets, forcing the detectives to solve the case while dealing with Batman and The Teen Titans.

DC’S GREATEST IMAGINARY STORIES VOL. 2: BATMAN AND ROBIN TP
Advance-solicited • On sale MAY 26 • 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Written by BILL FINGER and others • Art by SHELDON MOLDOFF
& others • Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
Don’t miss this new set of ‘60s and ‘70s “imaginary” tales starring Dick Grayson as the new Batman with Bruce Wayne Jr. as the new Robin! Collects stories from BATMAN #122, 131, 135, 145, 154, 159, 163 and 300, LOIS LANE #89 and WORLD’S FINEST #153.

DOC SAVAGE: THE MAN OF BRONZE TP
Advance-solicited • On sale MAY 26 • 176 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Written by ROY THOMAS, STEVE ENGLEHART, GARDNER FOX
& TONY ISABELLA • Art by ROSS ANDRU, TOM PALMER & others
Cover by JOHN BUSCEMA
Originally published in 1972, these adaptations of 1930s pulp adventures include “The Man of Bronze,” “Death in Silver,” “The Monsters” and “Brand of the Werewolf,” and are collected for the first time from the pages of DOC SAVAGE #1-8.

GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH TP (NEW PRINTING)
Advance-resolicited • On sale MAY 5 • 192 pg, FC $14.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by ETHAN VAN SCIVER & PRENTIS ROLLINS
Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
Collects the six-issue miniseries that restored Hal Jordan as Green Lantern along with the Wizard Magazine preview story and a new cover by Ethan Van Sciver. The road to BLACKEST NIGHT begins here, so don’t miss this new printing of the smash-hit relaunch of the decade!
Retailers: This title is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.

JONAH HEX: WELCOME TO PARADISE TP
Advance-solicited • On sale MAY 5 • 168 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Written by JOHN ALBANO and MICHAEL FLEISCHER
Art by TONY DEZUNIGA, JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ & others
Cover by JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ
These are the classic tales from the ‘70s on which John Hex’s legend was built, many of which have never been reprinted in color. Collecting ALL-STAR WESTERN #10, WEIRD WESTERN TALES #14, 17, 22, 26, 29 and 30 and JONAH HEX #2 and 4.

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: SECOND COMING TP
Advance-solicited • On sale MAY 5 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Written by DWAYNE MCDUFFIE • Art by ED BENES, IAN CHURCHILL & others • Cover by ED BENES
Collected from JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #22-26, Red Tornado discovers the culprit behind his recent malfunctions — and the ensuing confrontation leads to a massive battle between the JLA and one of their oldest adversaries.

JUSTICE LEAGUE: CRY FOR JUSTICE HC
Advance-solicited • On sale JUNE 2 • 232 pg, FC $24.99 US
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art and cover by MAURO CASCIOLI
A new team of heroes – Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Supergirl, Atom, Shazam, Congorilla and Starman – unite to take a proactive approach to fighting crime! Following the deaths of JLA heroes Batman and Martian Manhunter, this new team stands determined to stop evil from ever striking so drastically again. But when Prometheus plans his revenge on the heroes, will this new team be ready to pay the cost for the justice they seek?

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA: BAD SEED TP
Advance-solicited • On sale MAY 19 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM & MATTHEW STURGES
Art and cover by JESUS MERINO
Writers Bill Willingham (FABLES) and Matthew Sturges team up with artist Jesus Merino on a new era for the JSA. The team battles a monstrous army of villains who’ve declared war on them to collect a mysterious bounty in this collection of JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #29-33.

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES: ENEMY MANIFEST TP
Advance-solicited •On sale MAY 19 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by JIM SHOOTER
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL & LIVESAY
While war looms and a traitor plots against the Legion from within, a massive, hostile planet appears near Jupiter, and its gravity is ripping apart the solar system! Collects LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #45-50.

OUTSIDERS: THE HUNT TP
Advance-solicited • On sale MAY 12 • 144 pg, FC, $12.99 US
Written by PETER J. TOMASI • Art by FERNANDO PASARIN & JAY LEISTEN • Cover by ANDREW ROBINSON
With Arkham Asylum’s inmates running free, The Outsiders are charged with recapturing them by whatever means necessary. In this title collecting issues #23-27, Batman and Alfred split up the team in order to track down Killer Croc, Mr. Freeze and Clayface before the rogues kill again!

THE QUESTION VOL. 6: PEACEMAKER TP
Advance-solicited • On sale MAY 12• 160 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Written by DENNIS O’NEIL • Art by DENYS COWAN, MALCOLM JONES III & others • Cover by DENYS COWAN
The neighborhood of Hell’s Acres has been scheduled for demolition in this new title collecting THE QUESTION #31-36. One of The Question’s companions has been kidnapped and brought there, but even if he can rescue her, can he stop a crooked judge out to silence him forever?

SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY VOL. 1 HC
Advance-solicited • On sale June 16 • 400 pg, FC $39.99 US
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by J.H. WILLIAMS III, CAMERON STEWART, FRAZER IRVING, SIMONE BIANCHI, RYAN SOOK & MICK GRAY
Cover by RYAN SOOK
Collecting Grant Morrison’s magnum opus for the first time in hardcover, featuring SEVEN SOLDIERS OF VICTORY #0, THE GUARDIAN #1-4, KLARION #1-3, ZATANNA #1-3 and THE SHINING KNIGHT #1-3. Independently, each of these heroes is featured in a story arc that redefines their purpose in the DC Universe. But their stories also interweave with the other soldiers’ tales, and tell a grander story of a devastating global threat to mankind. These reluctant champions must arise and work together to save the world without ever meeting one another.

SUPERMAN: NEW KRYPTON VOL. 4 HC
Advance-solicited • On sale JUNE 2 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Written by JAMES ROBINSON & GREG RUCKA
Art by PETE WOODS & others
Cover by BRYAN TALBOT
The Man of Steel has moved to a new planet populated by Kryptonians in this collection of SUPERMAN: WORLD OF NEW KRYPTON #6-12. Leaving Earth behind, Superman makes sacrifices to appease his people while averting a conflict with the other races — but an attempt on the life of a high-ranking Kryptonian changes the course of Superman’s mission.

SUPERMAN ARCHIVES VOL. 8  HC
Advance-solicited • On sale September 22 • 256 pg, FC, $59.99 US
Written by JERRY SIEGEL, DON CAMERON, BILL FINGER & others
Art by IRA YARBROUGH, ED DOBROTKA, SAM CITRON & GEORGE ROUSSOS • Cover by WAYNE BORING
In this new collection of  SUPERMAN #30-35, The Man of Tomorrow meets the mysterious Mr. Mxyztplk for the first time and battles Lex Luthor, The Toyman, The Silver Foxx and more!

SUPERMAN: NEW KRYPTON VOL. 1 TP
Advance-solicited • On sale MAY 26 • 176 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS, JAMES ROBINSON & STERLING GATES
Art by PETE WOODS, GARY FRANK & others • Cover by GARY FRANK
The story that kicked off WORLD OF NEW KRYPTON is now in trade paperback featuring SUPERMAN: NEW KRYPTON SPECIAL #1, SUPERMAN’S PAL, JIMMY OLSEN SPECIAL #1, SUPERMAN #681, ACTION COMICS #871 and ADVENTURE COMICS SPECIAL FEATURING THE GUARDIAN #1.

SUPERGIRL: FRIENDS AND FUGITIVES TP
Advance-solicited • On sale MAY 19 • 168 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Written by STERLING GATES & GREG RUCKA • Art by JAMAL IGLE & others • Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON
Supergirl and Flamebird must work together to track down their father’s assassin – Reactron! But these childhood friends find themselves at each other’s throats in these stories from SUPERGIRL #43 and 45-47, ACTION COMICS #881-882 and SUPERMAN SECRET FILES 2009 #1.

TITANS VOL. 3: FRACTURED TP
Advance-solicited • On sale MAY 26 • 192 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Written by ERIC WALLACE, CHRIS YOST and others
Art by ANGEL UNZUETA, MICHAEL SHOYKET and others
Cover by ANGEL UNZUETA
Following Jericho’s betrayal, The Titans struggle to rebuild the team in stories from issues #14 and 16-22, while dealing with the problems of growing up and apart. Each issue of this story arc spotlights an individual hero and how his or her choices impact the team’s future.

THE VIKING PRINCE BY JOE KUBERT HC
Advance-solicited • On sale JUNE 30 • 296 pg, FC, $39.99 US
Written by ROBERT KANIGHER and BOB HANEY
Art and cover by Joe Kubert
In fifth century Iceland, an amnesiac Viking warrior faces peril from the ruler of a neighboring village, as well as giants, sea monsters, witches and more. Collecting classic adventure tales from THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #1-5, 7-20, and OUR ARMY AT WAR #162 and 163.

WONDER WOMAN: WARKILLER TP
Advance-solicited • On sale MAY 12 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Written by GAIL SIMONE • Art by AARON LOPRESTI, BERNARD CHANG & MATT RYAN • Cover by AARON LOPRESTI
Wonder Woman and Black Canary go undercover among some of the worst villains of the DC Universe in this title collecting WONDER WOMAN #34-39! Plus, Diana must fight for her life against the man destined by the gods to take her place: Achilles, the Warkiller.

GREEN LANTERN #27 NEW PRINTING
On sale APRIL 28 • 32 pg, FC $1.00 US
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS & OCLAIR ALBERT
Witness the beginnings of the greatest Green Lantern of all in this new printing of the first chapter of “Secret Origin,”priced at just $1.00! Featuring art and story by the BLACKEST NIGHT team of Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis, this issue is collected in the GREEN LANTERN: SECRET ORIGIN TP (NOV09090177).

BATMAN & ROBIN #1 NEW PRINTING
On sale APRIL 7 • 32 pg, FC $1.00 US
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by FRANK QUITELY
The award-winning ALL-STAR SUPERMAN team of Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely reunited for this debut issue that kicked off the “Batman Reborn” epic, now reprinted for just $1.00 and featured in the upcoming BATMAN & ROBIN DELUXE EDITION HC (DEC0909201).

HUMAN TARGET #1 NEW PRINTING
On sale APRIL 21 • 32 pg, FC, $1.00 US, MATURE READERS
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by EDVIN BIUKOVIC
Cover by TIM BRADSTREET
The first issue of the original Vertigo HUMAN TARGET miniseries is reprinted for $1.00, just in time for the new series from Warner Bros. TV airing on Fox! The Human Target is hired to impersonate an African-American minister with a contract on his head and learns that there’s a contract out on his life as well. This issue is featured in the new HUMAN TARGET: CHANCE MEETINGS TP (OCT090298)