DC Comics In March 2009 - Part 1 : DC Universe[ENGLISH] DC Comics tells us: DC’s new solicitation info and artwork for comics arriving in stores in March 2009 are here. Part 1: DC Universe (Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Justice League of America, Teen Titans, Flash, Green Lantern, Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds…)

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TRINITY #40-43
Written by Kurt Busiek  and Fabian Nicieza
Art by Mark Bagley & Art Thibert, Scott McDaniel & Andy Owens, Tom Derenick & Wayne Faucher and Mike Norton & Ande Parks
Covers for issues #40-42 by Jesus Merino; cover for issue #43 by Shane Davis & John Dell

As the Dark Trinity’s all-out war reaches fever pitch, Krona rears his head with destructive consequences, and Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman face a world that’s changing all around them. Can they find a way back from exile? And even if they can, does the world have any hope of survival? Guest-starring everybody!
Issue #40 on sale March 4; issue #41 on sale March 11; issue #42 on sale March 18; issue #43 on sale March 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

FINAL CRISIS: LEGION OF 3 WORLDS #5
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by George Pérez & Scott Koblish
Covers by George Pérez

This is it! The time-stopping finale to this FINAL CRISIS tie-in arrives as Superman, Cosmic Boy, Lightning Lad and Saturn Girl battle Time Trapper while Prime and the Legion of Super-Villains engage in an all-out war with the Legions! Leading into the all-new ADVENTURE COMICS #1!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers by George Pérez that will ship in approximately 50/50 ratio. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale March 25 • 5 of 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

BATMAN: BATTLE FOR THE COWL #1
Written by Tony Daniel
Art by Tony Daniel & Sandu Florea
Covers by Tony Daniel
« Batman: R.I.P. » and FINAL CRISIS saw the end of Batman. Now, months following the disappearance of her protector, Gotham City sits at a precipice and it may be too far gone for Nightwing, Robin, Commissioner Gordon and the rest of the city’s heroes to save the day. Amid the fires, rioting, looting and gang warfare, one question rings out from the souls of Gotham’s desperate citizens: Where is Batman?
With guest-stars galore, the destruction of a sacred Gotham City institution and an ending that will have everyone talking, this 3-issue miniseries event written and drawn by Tony Daniel (The Tenth) features the battle to take on the Mantle of the Bat. Who has earned the right? Who thinks they deserve it? Robin? Nightwing? Jason Todd? Two-Face? Catwoman? Batgirl? Who will ultimately win the BATTLE FOR THE COWL?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Tony Daniel), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Tony Daniel). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale March 11 • 1 of 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

BATMAN: BATTLE FOR THE COWL – COMMISSIONER GORDON #1
Written by Royal McGraw
Art by Tom Mandrake
Cover by Ladrönn
Gotham City is in a state of emergency. Crime runs rampant, commerce is at a standstill, and gang warfare is on the rise. Through its darkest hours, one man has stood firm against the criminal element in Gotham – Police Commissioner James Gordon. Now, in the aftermath of “Batman: R.I.P.,” Gordon and the GCPD will have to reclaim Gotham and take down Mister Freeze without the assistance of Batman. But with evil on the rise, will this be the beginning of the end of law enforcement in Gotham City? The battle has just begun in this all-new one-shot.
On sale March 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GOTHAM GAZETTE: BATMAN DEAD? #1
Written by Fabian Nicieza
Art by various
Cover by Dustin Nguyen
A city looking to kill itself. A population without its dark avenger, without answers, without hope. A cop looking to save Gotham from its own madness. A reporter looking to reclaim her career by revealing that it’s no coincidence the city’s top billionaire and its urban legend are missing at the same time. A doctor seeking to regain her soul by stepping back into Hell. One hero who can’t quite get it right no matter how hard she tries. Harvey Bullock. Vicki Vale. Dr. Leslie Thompkins. Stephanie Brown. What do all these people have in common?
Without Batman, Gotham City continues to fall apart, and these extraordinary « ordinary » people try to mend the city’s wounds, looking into a dark night for answers. This one-shot special explores the effect a missing Batman has on the citizens of Gotham City.
On sale March 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

AZRAEL: DEATH’S DARK KNIGHT #1
Written by Fabian Nicieza
Art by Frazer Irving
Cover by Guillem March
He was a husband and a father. A brother and a friend. A cop and a dark knight. But he had all that taken away. And in return, he was given a suit of sorrows, a quest for redemption and a new name. He is Azrael, avenging angel for the Order of Purity and a new protector for Gotham City’s troubled times. But who will protect the citizens from him?
Guest-starring Robin, Nightwing, Talia and the League of Assassins, this miniseries runs alongside BATTLE FOR THE COWL and features the dramatic presence of a strangely familiar, troubled hero with two things on his mind: crazed vengeance for the wrongs he has suffered and salvation for the sins he continues to commit!
On sale March 18 • 1 of 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ORACLE #1
Written by Kevin VanHook
Art by Don Kramer and Jay Leisten
Cover by Guillem March
Part 1 of 3-part story that will change the life of Oracle forever! Barbara Gordon, after disbanding the Birds of Prey, returns to Gotham City as a recluse only to lose herself to her Oracle identity entirely. But when the evil Calculator seeks the remnants of the Anti-Life Equation to save the life of his daughter, Oracle will be caught in the crossfire, and Barbara Gordon will pay the ultimate price!
On sale March 18 • 1 of 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #27
Written by Christina Weir & Nunzio DiFilipis
Art and cover by Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez & Kevin Nowlan

Part 2 of 3! Batman reluctantly teams up with the Riddler to solve the mysterious King Tut’s riddles. But the only answers the unlikely duo find are more dead bodies!
On sale March 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN: GOTHAM AFTER MIDNIGHT #11
Written by Steve Niles
Art and cover by Kelley Jones
The penultimate issue of the mysterious miniseries begins with the return of Batman’s most fearsome foes! The maniacal Midnight has freed the Dark Knight’s most dangerous rogues for an ultimate showdown and the fate of Gotham City! Scarecrow, Man-Bat, Killer Croc and Catwoman all join Midnight in a monster mash against the Batman. Beware!
On sale March 25 • 11 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE OUTSIDERS #16
Written by Peter J. Tomasi
Art and cover by Lee Garbett & Trevor Scott
“The Deep” part 2 of 6. Who are The Insiders, and what exactly are they searching for deep under the Earth’s surface that could alter the future of mankind? As The Outsiders engage the first defensive circle of The Insiders, the newly formed team face a severe test as Geo-Force displays a unique perspective on how best to lead them in battle – and it doesn’t sit well with Black Lightning.
On sale March 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SIMON DARK #18
Written by Steve Niles
Art and cover by Scott Hampton
Can there truly be life after death? Simon and his family of friends must cope with the gruesome aftermath of a profound loss. But the load may be too heavy for Simon’s shoulders to bear. Has his time as Gotham’s darkest protector come to a close? Must he give up his dreams of a normal life?
FINAL ISSUE • On sale March 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERMAN #686
Written by James Robinson
Art by Renato Guedes & Wilson Magalháes
Cover by Eddy Barrows & Julio Ferreira
Following the startling events of “New Krypton” and the shocking occurrence in the Phantom Zone, Earth finds itself without its greatest protector!  Luckily, Metropolis still has a few heroes, like Mon-El and the Guardian. But after years of knowing nothing but the solitude of the Phantom Zone, how will Mon-El acclimate himself to society? And the recently returned Guardian has his hands full with his new position in the Science Police. How can they fill Superman’s shoes? They’d better figure it out fast, because dangerous mysteries abound which will carry all the way into 2010!
The highly acclaimed writer-artist team of James Robinson and Renato Guedes continue their run on SUPERMAN with or without The Man of Steel!
On sale March 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ACTION COMICS #875
Written by Greg Rucka
Art by Eddy Barrows & Ruy José
Cover by Eddy Barrows & Julio Ferreira
To give the full details of this story would spoil the dramatic finale of the “New Krypton” crossover, and we don’t want to do that! Suffice to say, a “World Without Superman” is a very dangerous place, indeed, and the only thing standing between the good (and not so good) folks of Earth and an impending shadow of doom are the all-new Nightwing and Flamebird!
Eisner Award-winning writer Greg Rucka (FINAL CRISIS: REVELATIONS) teams with rising star Eddy Barrows (TEEN TITANS) to kick off a bold new era for ACTION COMICS!
On sale March 11  • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERMAN: WORLD OF NEW KRYPTON #1
Written by Andrew Kreisberg
Art by Pete Woods
Cover by Gary Frank
Variant cover by Ladrönn
Following the events of the “New Krypton” crossover, the Man of Steel has had to embrace his past to ensure humanity’s future. And while a devastating armed conflict with Earth may have been averted, keeping the peace will be Superman’s greatest challenge yet.
Hot new writer Andrew Kreisberg (BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL) and fan-favorite artist Pete Woods (ACTION COMICS, SUPERMAN: UP, UP AND AWAY!) lead Superman through a world of interstellar treachery and deadly machinations where the lives of two races hang in the balance!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 25 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Gary Frank), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Ladrönn). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale March 4 • 1 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERGIRL #39
Written by Sterling Gates
Art by Jamal Igle & Keith Champagne
Cover by Joshua Middleton

“Who is Superwoman?” part 3! Supergirl continues her manhunt for Reactron, determined to bring him to justice for the heinous crimes he committed in “New Krypton”!
Meanwhile, Lois Lane and Inspector Mike Henderson investigate the appearance of a dead body in Metropolis Harbor. Whose body is it and what could it have to do with the new Woman of Steel? Find out as the big mystery of 2009 continues!
On sale March 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #57
Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning and Mike Johnson
Art and cover by Whilce Portacio & Richard Friend

Dan Abnett and Andy Lanning return for a special 3-part story!  The Prankster succeeds in creating his ultimate revenge when he makes The Man of Steel disappear forever! It’s up to the World’s Greatest Detective to find his friend, but to do that, he’ll have to embark on a quest to a place that could mean the end of The Worlds Finest Duo! Robin and John Henry Irons guest-star in part 1 of « Nanopolis »!
On sale March 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BLACK LIGHTNING: YEAR ONE #5-6
Written by Jen Van Meter
Art and cover by Cully Hamner

The origin of Black Lightning wraps up with a bang as he faces The 100 on his own terms and stands up for Suicide Slum. But what does the future hold for Jefferson Pierce and his nemesis Tobias Whale?
Issue #5 on sale March 4; issue #6 on sale March 18
5 and 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BOOSTER GOLD #18
Written by Dan Jurgens
Art and cover by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund
The “Reality Lost” arc concludes as Booster Gold gets help from…Booster Gold? Thanks to the powers of time travel, the future Booster Gold jumps back in time to team up with none other than himself to defeat a powered-up Chronos and stop him from using the time-knife to forever alter history. It’s Booster Gold and Booster Gold in a fight against time!
On sale March 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY #18
Written by Andrew Kreisberg
Art by Mike Norton & Josef Rubinstein
Cover by Ladrönn
It’s quiet in Star City – a little too quiet. And a new menace
hits town that Black Canary herself may be responsible for! Also,
Green Arrow crosses a line that just may send the couple going their separate ways!
On sale March 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JONAH HEX #41
Written by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti
Art and cover by David Michael Beck
The conclusion of « Sawbones: A Grindhouse Western »! Doctor Zimmerman has been torturing and experimenting on people for years and seen the inside of dozens – maybe hundreds – of bodies. But he’s about to find out he’s never encountered anyone made of sterner stuff than Jonah Hex!
On sale March 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #34
Written by Peter J. Tomasi
Art by Pat Gleason & Rebecca Buchman
Cover by Pat Gleason
Variant cover by Rodolfo Migliari

The prelude to “Blackest Night” continues as the “War of Light” heats up. Mongul commands Daxam and their Superman-like citizens plus the entire Sinestro Corps. Can Arisia and a small resistance of Daxamites defeat the fear-bearing Corps with Sodam Yat out of the picture?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 25 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Pat Gleason), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Rodolfo Migliari). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale March 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN LANTERN #40
Written by Geoff Johns
Art and cover by Philip Tan & Jonathan Glapion
Variant cover by Rodolfo Migliari

“Agent Orange” part 2! The prelude to “The Blackest Night” continues as the war of light explodes across the Vega System.  It’s the Green Lantern Corps vs. the bizarre Orange Lantern Corps led by the most disgusting, filthiest, vilest being in the universe. But now that Agent Orange has been disturbed, what does that mean to the rest of the universe? Plus, John Stewart battles alongside his newest ally…Fatality?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 25 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Philip Tan & Jonathan Glapion), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Rodolfo Migliari). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale March 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #31
Written by Dwayne McDuffie
Art by Ed Benes & Sandra Hope
Cover by Ed Benes
Death, destruction and betrayal! The fallout from FINAL CRISIS leaves the Justice League of America on the brink of dissolution. Black Canary faces her greatest test as she tries to hold her devastated team together. Will those who remain be enough to save the world?
On sale March 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #25
Written by Geoff Johns & Jerry Ordway
Art by Jerry Ordway & Bob Wiacek
Cover by Alex Ross
Variant cover by Dale Eaglesham & Nathan Massengill
The “Black Adam and Isis” epic concludes here! With Billy Batson banished from the Rock of Eternity, the Justice Society calls upon an old friend to help in the battle against the Black Marvel family and stop Black Adam and Isis once and for all!
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 Dale Eaglesham & Nathan Massengill). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale March 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

R.E.B.E.L.S. #2
Written by Tony Bedard
Art and cover by Andy Clarke

Vril Dox – the son of Brainiac – finds himself fleeing from the universe’s deadliest bounty hunters as he tries to figure out who stole his intergalactic L.E.G.I.O.N. police force from him. But the more he learns, the less he likes! Guest-starring Supergirl.
On sale March 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE MIGHTY #2
Written by Peter J. Tomasi & Keith Champagne
Art by Peter Snejbjerg
Cover by Dave Johnson

Section Omega is in chaos, and Lt. Cole and the hero known as Alpha One must work side by side for the first time! But in his quest to bring murderers to justice, Cole is in way over his head! When the two locate the villains responsible for the recent trouble, the fight doesn’t go as planned, and Cole finds that being partnered with the world’s greatest Super Hero isn’t what it’s cracked up to be. The consequences of their first battle together will leave even the great Alpha One shaken!
On sale March 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SECRET SIX #7
Written by Gail Simone
Art by Nicola Scott and Doug Hazlewood
Cover by Nicola Scott

It’s the big finale of the first arc and a punishing battle royal, Gotham City style, as the bloody, ragged remains of the Secret Six fight their way through throngs of Gotham City heroes and villains. And when the dust finally settles, the man pulling the strings of this whole affair will finally be revealed! Guest stars, betrayals and bad taste galore in this powerful issue!
On sale March 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SGT. ROCK: THE LOST BATTALION #5
Written by Billy Tucci
Art and cover by Billy Tucci
Guest-starring The Haunted Tank! General Dahl, now facing a military disaster, has no choice but to order the Japanese American soldiers to rescue Rock’s hopelessly besieged “Lost Battalion.” This bloody day will see unmatched valor as the 442nd embarks on a suicide mission of mercy to rescue their fellow Americans while their own families are interned behind barbed wire back home.
On sale March 25 • 5 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE SPIRIT #27
Written by Michael J. Uslan & F.J. DeSanto
Art by Justiniano & Walden Wong Cover by Brian Bolland
Turn your ears to the sweet song of Lorelei Rox at your own peril! “The Siren of the Opera” introduces you to the most beautiful voice in Central City. But why does she sing for the evil Octopus? And what’s her connection to the sultry Silken Floss? Whatever the answers, it sounds like trouble for The Spirit!
On sale March 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SOLOMON GRUNDY #1
Written by Scott Kolins
Art and cover by Scott Kolins
Born on a Monday! Writer/artist Scott Kolins (THE FLASH, FACES OF EVIL: SOLOMON GRUNDY) brings you the origin behind one of the most mysterious figures in DC comics! Smashing out of the pages of his “Faces of Evil” one-shot, Solomon Grundy teams with Cyrus Gold – the man he once was before becoming a monster – to uncover the truth behind the Grundy curse! But how can he team with Cyrus Gold? How was Solomon Grundy created? And can Cyrus ever be set free? There are seven issues for each day of the nursery rhyme that haunts the longtime DC favorite, and by Sunday, could this be the end of Solomon Grundy?
On sale March 4 • 1 of 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

STRANGE ADVENTURES #1
Written by Jim Starlin
Art by Manuel Garcia & Al Milgrom and Jim Starlin & Rob Hunter
Cover by Jim Starlin & Rob Hunter
Variant cover by Ed Benes & Rob Hunter
Master storyteller Jim Starlin takes readers on an epic sci-fi adventure starring Adam Strange, Comet and the reverse Superman known as Bizarro. A deadly peril threatens the universe, and it’s up to Adam Strange to stop it. Meanwhile, a contract is put out for the death of Comet while Bizarro finds a new purpose in life, which leads to the beginning of a strange new journey.
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Jim Starlin & Rob Hunter), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Ed Benes & Rob Hunter). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale March 4 • 1 of 8 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

TERROR TITANS #6
Written by Sean McKeever
Art and cover by Joe Bennett and Jack Jadson
It’s the explosive finale! Clock King’s final, twisted plan terrorizes Los Angeles. Can Ravager stop it? Will she even want to? What role will Static play? And when the dust settles, how will each of the Terror Titans feel about the Clock King, their team…and themselves?
On sale March 4 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TITANS #11
Written by Judd Winick
Art and cover by Howard Porter
Shaken by the loss of one of their teammates, the Titans attempt to regroup and move on. But they discover that their problems aren’t even close to over as their past comes back to haunt them in this prelude to the major “Deathtrap” crossover with TEEN TITANS starting next month!
On sale March 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TEEN TITANS #69
Written by Sean McKeever
Art by Allan Goldman & Julio Ferreira
Cover by Eddy Barrows & Ruy José

Get ready for the debut of the new Teen Titans line-up!  What surprising heroes show up as part of the team? Who made the cut and who got sent home? And where do they go from here? This special issue sets the stage for the « Deathtrap » crossover with TITANS, which kicks off in the upcoming TEEN TITANS ANNUAL!
On sale March 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WONDER WOMAN #30
Written by Gail Simone
Art by Aaron Lopresti & Matt Ryan
Cover by Aaron Lopresti
Variant cover by Eric Shanower

“Rise of the Olympian” Part 5! Created by Zeus himself, the Olympian is charged with spreading the message of peace and unity throughout the world – by any means necessary. Is a battered and bruised Wonder Woman up to the challenge of stopping his brutal ways? And does the world even want her to? All this plus a surprising revelation about the true origin of Genocide, the creature that beat Wonder Woman!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Aaron Lopresti), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Eric Shanower). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale March 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

VIGILANTE #4
Written by Marv Wolfman
Pencils by Rick Leonardi & John Stanisci
Cover by Walter Simonson
After interrogating Nightwing for information leading to the capture of Jericho, Vigilante has trained his sights on another member of the Titans. This time, Vigilante’s search for the traitor brings him to Titans Tower, but when he breaks into their headquarters, he finds himself face-to-face against the mighty Cyborg! Let the battle begin!
On sale March 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE WAR THAT TIME FORGOT #11
Written by Bruce Jones
Art by Graham Nolan & Dan Green
Cover by Geof Darrow

Battle royal! The greatest warriors of all time are in a conflict for something mightier than all of them put together! Who will survive?
On sale March 25 • 11 of 12, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN: LOVERS AND MADMEN TP
Written by Michael Green
Art and cover by Denys Cowan & John Floyd
Now in trade paperback, this tale from BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #6-12 sheds light on who The Joker was before he became the Clown Prince of Crime.
Discover how Batman first crossed paths with the punk who was destined to become his deadliest foe.
Advance-solicited; on sale April 15 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

BLUE BEETLE: BOUNDARIES TP
Written by Matthew Sturges
Art and cover by Rafael Albuquerque

Jaime Reyes faces the arrival of a mysterious group of men sporting super-abilities as they try to illegally cross into the U.S. from Mexico! And as the protector of both El Paso and Ciudad Juarez, that means double trouble in these stories from BLUE BEETLE #29-34.
Advance-solicited; on sale April 22 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

BATMAN: MAD LOVE AND OTHER STORIES HC
Written by Paul Dini, Bruce Timm & Glen Murakami
Art and cover by Bruce Timm, Mike Parobeck, Matt Wagner, Dan DeCarlo, Klaus Janson and Glen Murakami
Cover by Bruce Timm

Tales by two of the creators behind the acclaimed Batman Animated TV series are collected for the first time in hardcover!
The centerpiece of this fantastic collection is the Eisner Award-winning BATMAN: MAD LOVE, the surprisingly dark origin of Harley Quinn, co-starring The Joker and Poison Ivy as well as Batman. Also included are tales by Dini, Timm and others that feature the Scarecrow, Ra’s al Ghul, Mr. Freeze, Batgirl and more, from BATMAN ADVENUTURES ANNUAL #1-2 and stories from the BATMAN ADVENTURES HOLIDAY SPECIAL, ADVENTURES IN THE DC UNIVERSE #3 and BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #1!
Advance-solicited; on sale May 20 • 208 pg, FC, $19.99 US

DC COMICS CLASSICS LIBRARY: ROOTS OF THE SWAMP THING HC
Written by Len Wein
Art by Bernie Wrightston and Nestor Redondo
Cover by Bernie Wrightston
The tales that made Swamp Thing a fan-favorite are collected in hardcover for the first time! Featuring the first appearance from HOUSE OF SECRETS #92 along with SWAMP THING #1-13 and featuring moody art by legendary artist Bernie Wrightson!
Advance-solicited; on sale May 27 • 320 pg, FC, $39.99 US

GREEN ARROW: YEAR ONE TP
Written by Andy Diggle
Art and cover by Jock
How did socialite Oliver Queen become the brave hero known as Green Arrow? Find out in this trade paperback volume collecting the 6-issue origin miniseries! The creative team behind the critically acclaimed Vertigo series THE LOSERS reunites to explore Ollie’s time on an island where he’s forced to fight for his life against dangerous drug dealers and find his true calling as one of the DCU’s bravest heroes.
Advance-solicited; on sale April 8 • 160 pg, FC , $14.99 US

GREEN LANTERN: SINESTRO CORPS WAR VOL. 1 TP
Written by Geoff Johns and Dave Gibbons
Art by Ethan Van Sciver, Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason and others
Cover by Ethan Van Sciver
The landmark story arc that shook the Green Lantern Corps to its foundations is collected in this trade paperback volume featuring the best-selling GREEN LANTERN: SINESTRO CORPS SPECIAL #1, GREEN LANTERN #21-23 and GREEN LANTERN CORPS #14-15!
Advance-solicited; on sale April 29 • 176 pg, FC, $14.99 US

GREEN LANTERN CHRONICLES VOL. 1 TP
Written by John Broome
Art by Gil Kane, Joe Giella & Murphy Anderson
Cover by Gil Kane & Joe Giella
DC adds a new title to the CHRONICLES series: GREEN LANTERN CHRONICLES, collecting the adventures of Hal Jordan in the exact order of their original publication. In this first volume featuring SHOWCASE #22-24 and GREEN LANTERN #1-3, Hal meets the dying Abin Sur and gains his power ring before facing the menace of the Weaponers of Qward.
Advance-solicited; on sale April 29 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

JONAH HEX: BULLETS DON’T LIE TP
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray
Art by Paulo Siqueira, Jordi Bernet, Darwyn Cooke, Mark Sparacio, Amilton Santos, J.H. Williams III and Rafa Garres
Cover by Richard Corben
Issues #31-38 of the acclaimed Western are collected, including tales illustrated by Darwyn Cooke and J.H. Williams III! In this volume, Hex joins a posse and hunts a gang of killers. Plus: Learn the reason why Hex wears a Confederate uniform!
Advance-solicited; on sale April 1 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA: THY KINGDOM COME PART 1 TP
Written by Geoff Johns & Alex Ross
Art by Dale Eaglesham, Ruy Jose, Fernando Pasarin and Rodney Ramos
Cover by Alex Ross
Presenting a stunning new volume collecting JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #7-12, featuring the start of the sequel to the classic KINGDOM COME! Stranded from an alternate Earth plagued by heroes-gone-extreme, Kingdom Come Superman runs into a JSA he never knew.
Advance-solicited; on sale April 1 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: THE SECOND COMING HC
Written by Dwayne McDuffie
Art and cover by Ed Benes

In this new hardcover collecting 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. Meanwhile, Vixen and Animal Man struggle with their own super-abilities and challenge Anansi, a deadly being who warps the histories of every JLA member. It’s DC’s heaviest hitters as you’ve never seen them before!
Advance-solicited; on sale May 6 • 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES: ENEMY MANIFEST HC
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! Collecting LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #45-50 from legendary LEGION writer Jim Shooter and artist Francis Manapul (Witchblade).
Advance-solicited; on sale May 13 • 144 pg, FC, $24.99 US

MANHUNTER VOL. 5: FORGOTTEN TP
Written by Marc Andreyko
Art by Michael Gaydos and Carlos Magno
Cover by Liam Sharp
Kate Spencer’s adventures continue in this volume collecting MANHUNTER #31-38!  Los Angeles is Manhunter’s town — so when Kate learns of the disappearance of hundreds of women along the Mexican border, she’s on the case as both a District Attorney and costumed crimefighter!
Advance-solicited; on sale April 29 • 192 pg, FC, $17.99 US

THE QUESTION: WELCOME TO OZ TP
Written by Dennis O’Neil
Art by Denys Cowan, Rick Magyar, Malcolm Jones III and Dick Giordano
Cover by Denys Cowan & Bill Sienkiewicz
The Question is back in this new volume collecting issues #19-24 from the 1980s, as the faceless hero tries to find a manufacturer of deadly plastic guns, then faces the aftermath of a tornado in Hub City.
Advance-solicited; on sale April 22 • 176 pg, FC, $19.99 US

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE DOOM PATROL VOL. 1 TP
Written by Arnold Drake and Bob Haney
Art by Bruno Premiani and Bob Brown
Cover by Bruno Premiani

The most unusual heroes of all star in this new SHOWCASE PRESENTS volume, collecting MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #80-85, DOOM PATROL #88-101 and CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN #48.
Advance-solicited; on sale April 8 • 520 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES VOL. 3 TP
Written by Jim Shooter, E. Nelson Bridwell and Otto Binder
Art by Curt Swan, George Klein, Jim Mooney and Pete Costanza
Cover by Curt Swan & George Klein
The Legion battles the Fatal Five and is forced to expel Superboy and Supergirl in this new volume collecting stories from ADVENTURE COMICS #349-368 and SUPERMAN’S PAL, JIMMY OLSEN #116.
Advance-solicited; on sale April 22 • 496 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

SUPERGIRL: WAY OF THE WORLD TP
Written by Kelley Puckett
Art by Drew Johnson, Ron Randall and Ray Snyder
Cover by Drew Johnson & Ray Snyder

After promising a dying boy that she could cure his illness, Supergirl upsets the universe’s balance of life and death in this dramatic title collecting SUPERGIRL #28-33.
Advance-solicited; on sale April 15 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US

SUPERMAN: NEW KRYPTON VOL. 1 HC
Written by Geoff Johns, James Robinson and Sterling Gates
Art by Pete Woods, Gary Frank, Renato Guedes, Jon Sibal, Jose Wilson Magalhaes, Jesus Merino and Pere Perez
Cover by Gary Frank

Best-selling writers Geoff Johns (INFINITE CRISIS, GREEN LANTERN) and James Robinson (STARMAN, JSA: THE GOLDEN AGE) unleash a massive storyline that changes Superman’s life forever!
After a devastating battle with the alien villain Brainiac, The Man of Steel learns that a piece of his home planet Krypton survived – the shrunken, bottle city of Kandor! And when the city is grown to normal size, it looks like Superman finally has the connection to his past he’s been missing all his life as thousands of Kryptonians are suddenly able to walk the Earth. But his happiness soon turns to dread as relations between the Kryptonians and humans dissolve, and the two cultures face a massive clash! This new hardcover collects 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.
Advance-solicited; on sale May 13 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US