[ENGLISH] DC Comics tells us: DC Comics In March 2012, Part 2: Vertigo & Others – American Vampire, Fables, Deadenders, Hellblazer, iZombie, Spaceman, Northlanders, Dominique Laveau, Voodoo Child, Fairest, Saucer Country, Gears of War, Get Jiro!, Uncharted…

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MAD MAGAZINE #515
Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots
On sale APRIL 25 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US
Tax Day has come and gone! Now, kick back and celebrate with the new issue of MAD! It’s nearly as funny as your 1040 – and just as EZ!

UNCHARTED #6
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON • Art by SERGIO SANDOVAL and POL GAS • Cover by MICO SUAYAN
On sale APRIL 25 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $2.99 US
The exciting finale to the comic based on the hit PS3 game! As the underground city of Agartha collapses around them, Drake, Chloe and Sully race to escape. But before they can, Chloe has one more surprise for Drake!

GEARS OF WAR #23
Written by KAREN TRAVISS • Art by POP MHAN • Cover by COLIN WILSON
On sale APRIL 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
Part 5 of “Dirty Little Secrets.” Colonel Hoffman now heads up an outpost of Gears and civilians in the historic location of Anvil Gate. Sgt. Bernie Mataki takes point on finding food and supplies, but her excursions lead to tense encounters with local, hostile Stranded.

GET JIRO! HC
Written by ANTHONY BOURDAIN and JOEL ROSE
Art and cover by LANGDON FOSS
On sale JUNE 27 • 160 pg, FC, $24.99 US • MATURE READERS
Don’t miss this original graphic novel from Anthony Bourdain, renowned chef, New York Times bestselling author (Kitchen Confidential, Medium Raw) and star of the Emmy-winning hit travel show No Reservations and the brand new series The Layover! Co-written with Joel Rose (LA PACIFICA, Kill Kill Faster Faster) this stylized send-up of food culture and society features spectacular detailed and dynamic art by Langdon Foss.
In a not-too-distant future of food obsessed L.A., where master chefs rule the town like crime lords and people literally kill for a seat at the best restaurant, Jiro, a renegade and ruthless sushi chef arrives in town with strong ideas of his own. It’s a bloody culinary war of epic proportions, and in the end, no chef may be left alive!

SAUCER COUNTRY #2
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art and cover by RYAN KELLY
On sale APRIL 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Arcadia Alvarado is the Governor of New Mexico, she’s running for President, and she just released a bombshell: She was abducted by aliens. As her campaign tries to deal with this startling new information, they must seek help from a disgraced Harvard UFO-ologist who might not be completely sane. The West Wing meets The X-Files in an adventure through the strange and fascinating world of UFO mythology.

FAIREST #2
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art and cover by PHIL JIMENEZ and ANDY LANNING
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale APRIL 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Okay, so Sleeping Beauty has been awakened again by true love’s kiss. But hold on! The thief Ali Baba doesn’t seem a likely candidate for knowing true love from a day-old cruller. So how did this kiss work? We proudly present thrills and chills – and since the Snow Queen is involved, we do mean chills – along with mathematical proof of what does and does not constitute true love.

FABLES #116
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and STEVE LEIALOHA
Backup story art by SHAWN McMANUS
Cover by JOAO RUAS
On sale APRIL 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
In part three of “Cubs in Toyland,” we clear up a little problem with the title. It’s called “Cubs,” plural, “in Toyland” but so far it’s only poor Therese who’s trapped there. How do we fix this? Enter the daring young cub named Dare! He’s found a back door into the lost land with the help of one clockwork tiger. He’s determined to rescue his sister, and as the military folks say, “Who dares wins!”

FABLES VOL. 1: LEGENDS IN EXILE TP NEW EDITION
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by LAN MEDINA, STEVE LEIALOHA and CRAIG HAMILTON
New cover by MARK BUCKINGHAM
On sale MAY 9 • 144 pg, FC, $12.99 US• MATURE READERS
It’s a new edition of the classic first FABLES collection featuring issues #1-5 of the awardwinning series, with updated trade dress!
This first FABLES volume introduces Fabletown, and the murder mystery of Snow White’s party-girl sister, Rose Red. It’s up to Bigby, Fabletown’s sheriff, and a reformed and pardoned Big Bad Wolf, to determine if the culprit is Bluebeard, Rose’s ex-lover and notorious wife killer, or Jack, her current live-in boyfriend and former beanstalk-climber.
This new edition features a brand-new painted cover by Mark Buckingham, as well as the short FABLES comic from PETER & MAX, presented here for the first time in color! VERTIGO

THE NEW DEADWARDIANS #2
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art and cover by I.N.J. CULBARD
On sale APRIL 25 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 8, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Someone is killing the dead! Inspector Suttle’s investigation continues as he pursues the identity of the victim and attempts to determine the method of murder. But he must work circumspectly, because the answers he is seeking are literally matters of life and death, and they will rock the very cornerstones of Deadwardian Society.

DOMINIQUE LAVEAU, VOODOO CHILD #2
Written by SELWYN SEFU HINDS
Art by DENYS COWAN and JOHN FLOYD
Cover by RAFAEL GRAMPA
On sale APRIL 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Still reeling from her bloody introduction to the supernatural horrors of New Orleans, Dominique gains an unexpected ally when she’s rescued by the shade of a long-dead prize-fighting jazz drummer. Finally, she begins to make sense of her insane new reality. But between her and the truth, there’s a whole mess of trouble: New Orleans’ lost souls, the unearthly hunters of an enraged demigod, and the descending blade of a killer in the shadows.

DEADENDERS TP
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Art by WARREN PLEECE, RICHARD CASE, JAY STEPHENS and CAMERON STEWART
Cover by PHILIP BOND
On sale MAY 16 • 392 pg, FC, $29.99 US • MATURE READERS
In this stylish science fiction epic from award-winning writer Ed Brubaker, a drug-dealing car thief must discover the secret behind his visions to save the world. Twenty years after the devastating Cataclysm, society has been separated into sectors in which the rich are able to enjoy machine-generated weather and sunlight while the poor are forced to live an eternally dank and dark existence. Banished to the dismal Sector 5, the angst-ridden Beezer discovers that the corrupt city police are hunting him because of his experiential visions of a pre-apocalyptic world. Now Earth’s reluctant savior must learn his true origin and the meaning of his visions before he is captured and killed.
For the first time, Vertigo collects the entire sixteen-issue run of DEADENDERS, along with a tale from WINTER’S EDGE #3.

AMERICAN VAMPIRE VOL. 2 TP
Written by SCOTT SNYDER • Art by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE and MATEUS SANTOLUCO • Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale MAY 2 • 160 pg, FC, $17.99 US • MATURE READERS
In this title collecting issues #6-11 of the hit series, it’s Las Vegas circa 1935, and Skinner Sweet and our gal Pearl must learn the hard way that the bloodsuckers in Hollywood were nothing compared to the ones in Sin City.

AMERICAN VAMPIRE #26
Written by SCOTT SNYDER • Guest art by ROGER CRUZ
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale APRIL 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Calvin Poole survived the “Ghost War” in the Pacific, but he returns to America with a secret: He’s now an American vampire like Skinner and Pearl! And when he travels to a small town in Alabama to see his brother, he learns he’s not the only one with a secret. The 2-part tale“The Nocturnes,” starts with incredible guest-artist Roger Cruz!

HELLBLAZER #290
Written by PETER MILLIGAN • Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and STEFANO LANDINI • Cover by SIMON BISLEY
On sale APRIL 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
The First of the Fallen wants the soul of London gangster Terry Greaves – and Terry blames John Constantine for an attack on his strip club. Can Constantine avoid a beating? And how will he placate the angry spirit of his dead sister? Lost souls, sentimental psychopaths and a plan to mess up an old enemy collide in “Another Season in Hell,” part 4.

iZOMBIE #24
Written by CHRIS ROBERSON • Guest art by JIM RUGG
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale APRIL 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Kennedy, leader of the Dead Presidents, is in the spotlight as we travel back to the 1970s, when she was new to life as an undead secret agent. Investigating some weird business surrounding a rock band takes an unexpected turn – revealing secrets that will have serious repercussions in the present day for our zombie heroine, Gwen.

NORTHLANDERS #50
Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art by DANIJEL ZEZELJ
Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE
On sale APRIL 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • Final issue • MATURE READERS
“The Icelandic Trilogy” concludes with “Waygone,” rounding off the epic, centuries-spanning tale of the Haukssons, Iceland’s notorious organized crime family, also bringing Brian Wood’s critically acclaimed series to an end.

SPACEMAN #6
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by EDUARDO RISSO
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
On sale APRIL 25 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 9, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Orson is on the run from the cops with the kidnapped Tara. And things just got worse with a bounty hunter on his tail who has a connection to Orson’s life on Mars.

STIEG LARSSON’S THE GIRL WITH THE DRAGON TATTOO SPECIAL
Written by DENISE MINA
Art by LEONARDO MANCO and ANDREA MUTTI
Cover by LEE BERMEJO
On sale APRIL 18 • 32 pg, FC, FREE! MATURE READERS
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Just in time for Free Comic Book Day, don’t miss this FREE advance look at the upcoming graphic novel adaptation of Stieg Larsson’s international best-selling thriller!
This opening chapter introduces the dark mystery of the Vanger family, as disgraced journalist Mikael Blomkvist is hired to uncover the truth behind a teenage girl’s disappearance over forty years ago. But before Blomkvist can take on the case, he’s going to be thoroughly investigated by hacker extraordinaire Lisbeth Salander…

THE UNWRITTEN #36
Written by MIKE CAREY • Art by PETER GROSS and RUFUS DAYGLO
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
On sale APRIL 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
The war of words is over, and the aftermath is worse than anyone could have imagined. A great tide of chaos is sweeping through all the places that never existed, overwhelming old friends and enemies alike, and sparing neither man nor…rabbit?

SCALPED #58
Written by JASON AARON • Art by R.M. GUERA • Cover by JOCK
On sale APRIL 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Only three more issues of SCALPED left! And no one is safe. Most especially Dash Bad Horse, as all of his sins finally CATCH up to him.

THE SANDMAN VOL. 9: THE KINDLY ONES TP NEW EDITION
Written by NEIL GAIMAN • Art by MARC HEMPEL, D’ISRAELI, TEDDY
KRISTIANSEN, CHARLES VESS and others • Cover by DAVE McKEAN
On sale MAY 2 • 320 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS
A new edition of the classic title reprinting issues #57-69 of THE SANDMAN and “The Castle” from VERTIGO JAM, with pivotal events that laid the groundwork for the finale of THE SANDMAN.

SWEET TOOTH #32
Written by JEFF LEMIRE • Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
On sale APRIL 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
With Jepperd held captive in the woods, it’s up to Gus to save the day. But can our little antlered boy rise to the challenge? “Unnatural Habitats” roars to its shocking conclusion – and not all of our heroes will make it out of the dam alive!