DC Comics solicitations for September 2005


Written by Frank Miller
Art and cover by Jim Lee
& Scott Williams

Acclaimed writer Frank Miller (THE DARK KNIGHTS RETURNS) and artists Jim Lee & Scott Williams (BATMAN: HUSH) are back for the second thrilling installment of the year's most anticipated comics event! And this stellar creative team has brought its “A” game to this ! imaginative new interpretation of the origin of these celebrated comic-book icons
After witnessing his parents’ brutal deaths, Dick Grayson’s life is seemingly destroyed. But Batman whisks the young lad into his care and .promises him something Bruce never had: retribution.
On sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Judd Winick
Art by Doug Mahnke & Tom Nguyen
Cover by Jock

The startling revelation of the Red Hood’s identity leads Batman on a quest for answers. Could it really be Jason Todd cutting a swath through !the Gotham City underworld? There’s only one place to find the answer to that question: the Gotham graveyard.
On sale Sept 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by David Lapham
Art by Ramon Bachs & Nathan Massengill
Cover by Lapham

Batman is in too deep, as his undercover assignment starts to go horribly wrong! While he fights to stay alive, Robin and Gordon try to hold off ”!the creatures that have been taking over all of Gotham City, in Part 9 of “City of Crime."
On sale Sept 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by A.J. Lieberman
Art by Al Barrionuevo & Bit
Cover by Claudio Castellini

Hush will stop at nothing to learn the secrets of a brand-new Clayface! But what’s the connection between Clayface and the murder investigation surrounding Alfred? Can Batman unravel the mystery while keeping Alfred alive and out of police custody.
On sale Sept 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by J.H. Williams III & Dan Curtis Johnson
Art and cover by Seth Fisher

Part 4 of the 5-part “Snow.” Batman’s operatives encounter. Mr. Freeze and come to grips with the madman’s plan to bring his wife back against all odds.
On sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Andersen Gabrych
Art and cover by Alé Garza & Jesse Delperdang

Batgirl infiltrates the Balkan stronghold of Nyssa, daughter of the deceased Ra’s al Ghul, on a quest to learn the identity of her mother. Now she faces the woman who holds all her secrets: Lady Shiva.
On sale Sept 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Will Pfeifer
Art by Pete Woods
Cover by Adam Hughes

Catwoman joins a group of super-villains who’ve taken over the East End! She wants to tear them apart from the inside, even if it means dealing with every baddie from Captain Cold and the Cheetah to the powered protectors of the proletariat, Hammer and Sickle.
On sale Sept 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

ROBIN #142
Written by Bill Willingham
Art and cover by Scott McDaniel & Andy Owens

As Tim prepares to make the biggest decision of his life — whether or not to leave Batman’s employ for a Black Ops job in the U.S. government — an old flame comes back into his life. The problem? This one died in the Gotham Gang War. Love has never been so creepy.
On sale Sept 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Bill Willingham and Andersen Gabrych
Art by Damion Scott, Alé Garza and Jesse Delperdang
Cover by Scott

A thrilling new collection featuring ROBIN #132-133 and BATGIRL #58- 59! After relocating to Blüdhaven, two of Gotham’s youngest heroes must face Nightwing’s enemy Shrike and their old foe, the Penguin.
On sale Sept 14 • 96 pg, FC, $12.99 US

Written by Andrew Helfer
Art by Tan Eng Huat
Cover by Pat Lee

The explosive 12-issue maxiseries heats up as the Carrier comes to Gotham City — and he’s brought the plague with him! When an undercover Bruce Wayne is inadvertently infected, Bruce must struggle against the disease while battling his own inner demons about the future of the Dark Knight — and then come to the aid of Jim Gordon when a mysterious fire breaks out.
On sale Sept 28 • 2 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Paul Jenkins
Art and cover by Sean Phillips

Hysteria breaks out as the 6-issue miniseries reaches a shocking finale! Two-Face has infected the citizens of Gotham with his “Jekyll & Hyde” serum and is on the run from the Batman! But can the Dark Knight put an end to Two-Face’s madness before Harvey Dent’s “Mr. Hyde" personality takes over and destroys him once and for all.
On sale Sept 21 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Greg Rucka & Ed Brubaker
Art by Kano & Stefano Gaudiano
Cover by Sean Phillips

With the discovery of a dead Robin and now another murdered hero, the GCPD’s detectives find themselves with more questions than before — and only one person is capable of providing the answers. The problem, of course, is that Batman's not talking.
On sale Sept 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Devin Grayson
Art and cover by Phil Hester & Ande Parks

Dick Grayson’s gone undercover. Maybe too far undercover! When the criminals whose trust he’s earned stab him in the back, the parts of his life that have been under wraps come to the surface. And why is Deathstroke the Terminator at the head of Dick’s crime world.
On sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Ed Brubaker, Bill Willingham and others
Art by Sean Phillips, Pete Woods and others
Cover by James Jean

The final volume of WARGAMES collects BATMAN #633, BATGIRL #57, CATWOMAN #36, ROBIN #131, BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS #58.
On sale Sept 21 • 208 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Written by Dennis O’Neil, Bob Haney, Len Wein and others
Art by Neal Adams & Dick Giordano
Cover by Adams

The extra-sized final volume collecting Neal Adams’s acclaimed covers and stories featuring the Dark Knight! This volume includes material from BATMAN #232, #234, #237, #243-245 and #251, featuring Two-Face, the Joker, and more members of Batman’s famed Rogues Gallery Plus, two never-before-reprinted stories done for Peter Pan records and a sketchbook section showcasing Adams’ advertising and custom comics work with the Caped Crusader.
On sale Sept 28 • 280 pg, FC, $49.99 US


Written by Judd Winick
Art and cover by Josh Middleton

Witness the first meeting of The Last Son of Krypton and Earth’s Mightiest Mortal in this thrilling 4-issue miniseries written by Judd Winick (SUPERMAN: “Lightning Strikes,” OUTSIDERS) with art by Josh Middleton (Nyx, New Mutants)! While Superman must stop members of a cult from stealing an ancient artifact from the Metropolis Natural History Museum, Captain Marvel must defeat giant robots rampaging through Fawcett City. When the same cult attempts to steal an artifact from a Fawcett City Museum, Superman drops by to lend a hand, and teams up with Captain Marvel against an all-new threat.
On sale Sept 8 • 1 of 4 • 40 pg, FC, $3.50 US Edited by Mike Carlin

Written by Jeph Loeb
Art and cover by Ian Churchill & Norm Rapmund

The battle that had to happen is here: Supergirl vs. Superboy! After last issue's titanic tussle with Power Girl, why is Kara going toe-to-toe with the Boy of Steel? And where do the rest of the Teen Titans fit into all of this? Plus, Lex Luthor makes his move! Join the superstar team of Jeph Loeb, Ian Churchill & Norm Rapmund as they continue to rocket the new Girl of Steel into hyperspace.
On sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Jeph Loeb
Art and cover by Ed McGuinness & Dexter Vines

Get ready for more pulse-pounding thrills from the original World's Finest creators — Jeph Loeb, Ed McGuinness & Dexter Vines — in part 4 of the 6-part “With a Vengeance,” guest-starring Supergirl! Superman and Batman may have escaped the Maximums, but that doesn't stop those vengeance-seeking superheroes from starting a full-scale invasion of Earth — with everyone who's ever been a Maximum! And somehow this is all tied to Darkseid’s fate and the most unexpected death you'll see this year.
On sale Sept 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Gail Simone
Art by John Byrne & Nelson
Cover by Dan Jurgens & Kevin Nowlan

A VILLAINS UNITED tie-in! Get ready for Superman vs. Black Adam — and Doctor Psycho will be there to pick up the pieces.
On sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Greg Rucka
Art and cover by Karl Kerschl

After the shocking revelations of Identity Crisis and JLA: “Crisis of Conscience,” Superman confronts Zatanna.
On sale Sept 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Mark Verheiden
Art and cover by Ed Benes

Superman's being pulled in all directions in an issue that ties into all four miniseries springing from COUNTDOWN TO INFINITE CRISIS Omac is running loose. Villains are united. Magic is everywhere. Naturally, it's a perfect time for Bizarro to show up.
On sale Sept 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Mark Waid
Art and cover by Leinil Yu & Gerry Alanguilan

A new softcover edition collecting the 12-issue miniseries that features the entire modern-day retelling of Superman by writer Mark Waid and artists Leinil Francis Yu & Gerry Alanguilan. Plus, an introduction by Smallville television producers Al Gough & Miles Millar and a sketchbook section.
On sale Sept 28 • 304 pg, FC, $19.99 US


Written by Marv Wolfman
Art by George Pérez, Dick Giordano, Jerry Ordway and Mike DeCarlo
Cover by Pérez

Worlds lived. Worlds died. And the DC Universe was never the same! In 1985 DC Comics dramatically altered comics’ original universe with CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS a 12-issue series that rocked the comics community, tragically dooming some of DC’s most beloved characters and drastically altering others Written by Marv Wolfman and pencilled by George Pérez, with inks by Dick Giordano, Jerry Ordway and Mike DeCarlo, CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS finds the alternate worlds that once were a hallmark of the DC Universe under siege by a mysterious force powerful enough to wipe out the lives of billions. Now this landmark series gets the star treatment in CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS THE ABSOLUTE EDITION — an oversized slipcased set containing two hardcover books. The 368-page Book One includes the full 12-issue maxiseries (which was painstakingly restored and meticulously recolored in 1998), with an introduction by Marv Wolfman, afterword by Dick Giordano, and creator bios. George Pérez provides all-new art for the dustjacket. (Please note that the Monitor Tapes section from issue #10 .)will be shot from the original art for this issue and represented in its original form
The 96-page Book Two contains a compendium featuring the full behind-the-scenes story on
the years-long making of the maxiseries complete with memos, notes, original plots and commentary from Marv Wolfman and Jerry Ordway; the Official Index to Crisis and Official Index to Crisis Crossovers being reprinted for the very first time, completely updated; a look into post-Crisis .events and aftermath stories, how the Superboy/Legion conundrum was solved, and a look at the 20th anniversary of this seminal event George Pérez provides all-new art for the dustjacket
Advance-solicited; on sale November 16 • Oversized, slipcased hardcover • 464 pg, FC, $99.99 US

Written by John Arcudi
Art by Andy Clarke & Leonard Kirk
Cover by Patrick Gleason & Christian Alamy

Featuring the return of guest artist Andy Clarke (THIRTEEN)! Aquaman is reunited with his wife Mera, only to find she’s dying. The only way to save her is take her out of Atlantis, and the only thing standing in Aquaman's way is…Tempest.
On sale Sept 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US


Written by John Byrne & Will Pfeifer
Art by Byrne & Nekros
Cover by Byrne

A special DAY OF VENGEANCE tie-in! The sadistic Spectre
has been trying to rid the DCU of its practitioners of magic — and now he sets his sights on Etrigan the Demon.
On sale Sept 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Bob Harras
Art by Javier Pulido & Alvaro Lopez
Cover by Marcos Martin

Featuring guest art by Javier Pulido (HUMAN TARGET)
The connection between Breach and the villainous Herdsman is brought to light! Troops and scientists from Otherside find evidence that no one who has had contact with the Rifters can be trusted, not even Breach.
On sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US


Written by Gail Simone
Art by Bruce Timm, David Lopez & Fernando Blanco
Adriana Melo & Will Conrad
Cover by Adriana Melo & Will Conrad

The Birds return to Metropolis — and one of them’s staying for good! Three guest artists — including Bruce Timm — tell the tale of one unforgettable moving day.
On sale Sept 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Bill Willingham
Art by Justiniano & Walden Wong
Cover by Walter Simonson

The 6-issue miniseries spinning from COUNTDOWN TO INFINITE CRISIS reaches an unbelievable finale in a tale called “The Death of Magic!” Can the combined forces of the Shadowpact finally stop the Spectre.
On sale Sept 21 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by John Byrne
Art by Byrne & Doug Hazlewood
Cover by Byrne

In a shocking turn of events, the Doom Patrol loses a member to the dark side when Nudge’s full powers and personalities are revealed! But while Nudge takes on the Doom Patrol, Vortex’s mysterious “brothers” arrive with a secret mission of their own.
On sale Sept 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Stuart Immonen & Kathryn Kuder
Art by Steve Lightle
Cover by Ladronn

A special issue featuring a guest creative team! Wally gets a break on a mountain climbing expedition…but an unexpected avalanche requires a rescue from The Flash
On sale Sept 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Stuart Moore
Art by Jamal Igle & Rob Stull
Cover by Matt Haley

A special VILLAINS UNITED tie-in! Trapped in a remote power installation by the Society, Firestorm — and a mysterious girl called Gehenna — must defeat Black Adam's army of supervillains to escape.
On sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Geoff Johns
Art and cover by Ethan Van Sciver

Fan-favorite artist Ethan Van Sciver (GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH) joins writer Geoff Johns for an action-packed tale that pits Hal Jordan against the deadly new Shark as alien abductions across the West Coast increase dramatically! But what do these extraterrestrials want, and what strange events in the past are they truly responsible for? Guest-starring Hector Hammond.
On sale Sept 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Geoff Johns & Dave Gibbons
Art and cover by Patrick Gleason
& Christian Alamy

Get ready for a new 5-issue miniseries springing from the pages of GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH! Written by Geoff Johns (GREEN LANTERN, TEEN TITANS) & Dave Gibbons (RANN-THANAGAR WAR, THE ORIGINALS) with art by Patrick Gleason & Christian Alamy(AQUAMAN), Recharge kicks off with an extra-sized debut issue.
For too long, the light of the Green Lantern Corps has been absent from the cosmos. Now, as darkness and chaos descend upon space, it is time for the Guardians of the Universe to revive the Corps’ proud heritage, to recruit new servants to their cause and to recharge the mighty power that once they wielded.
Their lives still reeling from the epic battle with Parallax, veteran GLs Guy Gardner, Kyle Rayner and Kilowog lead a new generation of Lanterns into galaxy-spanning action. As old foes plot the downfall of Oa itself, the Green Lantern Corps must first fight to unite its own ranks.
On sale Sept 21 • 1 of 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.50 US Edited by Peter Tomasi

Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Ethan Van Sciver & Prentis Rollins
Cover by Van Sciver

The sold out 6-issue miniseries event of 2004-2005 — written by Geoff Johns (THE FLASH, TEEN TITANS) with art by Ethan Van Sciver Prentis Rollins — is collected for the first time, complete with the preview story from Wizard Magazine! Hal Jordan was considered the greatest Green Lantern of them all. But Jordan lost control, allowed himself to be corrupted and transformed into the villainous Parallax. Later, Jordan reappeared and made the ultimate sacrifice — a sacrifice that allowed him to become the Spectre, the Wrath of God
After several years of activity on Earth, The Spectre became restless and sought a way to prove himself worthy of that noble reputation. See how a man born without fear and seeking to rebuild his life, puts cosmic forces into motion that will have repercussions not only on Earth but . across the universe
This volume also features an introduction by best-selling author Brad Meltzer and a new cover by Van Sciver.
Advance-solicited; on sale October 12 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US

Written by Judd Winick
Art by Tom Fowler & Rodney Ramos Cover by James Jean

Part 1 of the 4-part “Heading into the Light,” spinning out of the events of IDENTITY CRISIS! Green Arrow faces off against an old villain who’s suddenly become much more deadly. His name is Doctor Light, and he wants revenge on the heroes who violated his mind! Guest-starring Black Lightning and the JLA.
On sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US


Written by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti
Art by Joe Bennett and Ruy Jose
Cover by Christopher Moeller

There's a new Hawkman in town, as Golden Eagle assumes the mantle of the Hawk! But has he already gone too far? The villains responsible for destroying Carter Hall are disappearing one by one, until only the true mastermind remains.
On sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Ben Raab
Art by Justiniano & Walden Wong
Cover by Justiniano

The unbelievable miniseries finale! The unique odyssey of the young man named Ulysses draws to a close. But first Ulysses must make a fateful decision: Can he abandon the town of Shuster’s Glen, and the parents who believe he’s dead.
On sale Sept 21 • 7 of 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Jack Kirby
Art by Kirby & Mike Royer
Cover by Kirby

The first archive in a series collecting the adventures of Kamandi, the
—last boy on Earth, by Jack Kirby! In these tales from KAMANDI #1-10 (1972-1973), Kamandi — one of the few survivors of the Great Disaster must make his way in a world populated by bizarre mutated animals and other strange wonders.
On sale Sept 14 • 244 pg, FC, $49.99 US

Written by Warren Ellis
Art and cover by Gary Erskine

The action-filled new series by Warren Ellis & Gary Erskine continues! Jack Cross is called into action only for a good cause…and this good cause is a missing weapon of mass destruction hundreds of times more terrifying than any nuclear device. Jack flies to Guantanamo Bay to question the one woman who can lead him to it — but will he be in time.
On sale Sept 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

JLA #118 & #119
Written by Geoff Johns & Allan Heinberg
Art by Chris Batista & Mark Farmer
Cover by Rags Morales & Farmer

The two concluding issues of the 5-part “Crisis of Conscience,” written by Geoff Johns (THE FLASH, TEEN TITANS) and Allan Heinberg (The O.C.) double-ship in September! In JLA #118, the knockdown-dragout battle between Martian Manhunter and Despero continues, as the fight that began on the JLA Watchtower ends on Earth! Meanwhile, Superman intervenes in the Justice League’s vote to mindwipe the Secret Society of Super Villains, and Zatanna makes a fateful decision.
And in #119, the JLA must face off against Despero in Wayne Manor! But in order to stop Despero, the team will be forced to turn against one of its own.
on sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US #118
on sale Sept 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US #119

Written by Kurt Busiek
Art by Ron Garney & Dan Green
Cover by Garney

A new collection featuring JLA #107-114 and a story from JLA SECRET FILES 2004! Seeking revenge against their positive matter universe counterparts — the fabled JLA — the Crime Syndicate of Amerika breaches the barrier between universes and brings chaos to Earth.
On sale Sept 8 • 200 pg, FC, $17.99 US

Written by Warren Ellis
Art by Butch Guice
Cover by Michael Stribling

In Part 3 of the 6-part “New Maps of Hell,” Hell on Earth is unleashed! The JLA confronts President Luthor and learns of an ancient prophecy about the coming of the Martian God of Terror — better known on Earth as the Devil.
On sale Sept 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JSA #77
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Don Kramer & Keith Champagne
Cover by Alex Ross

Alan Scott pays a visit to Hal Jordan as Hal prepares to leave Earth with Donna Troy. But Alan has one last favor to ask Hal, and it will be one of the hardest things a Green Lantern has ever tried to accomplish.
On sale Sept 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti
Cover by Conner

The origin of Power Girl continues as she travels to Gotham to meet the Huntress and finds herself face-to-face with the Crime Syndicate.
On sale Sept 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Mark Waid
Art by Barry Kitson & Art Thibert
Cover by Kitson

The Legion finally fights as a team against the brutal Terror Firma! But after the team-splintering recent events, who's in charge.
On sale Sept 28 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Marc Andreyko
Art by Javier Pina & Fernando Blanco
Cover by Jesus Saiz

The secret of Project Manhunter is revealed — and so is the identity of Kate Spencer’s long-lost father.
On sale Sept 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Judd Winick
Art by Matthew Clark & Art Thibert
Cover by Daniel Acuña

Reeling from the mind-blowing events of “The Insider” story arc, the team mourns a lost comrade and decides you can’t go home again…ever.
On sale Sept 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Kyle Baker
Art and cover by Baker

The showdown between Plas and his adopted stepdaughter’s fiancé boyfriend friend with no benefits! Beware the wrath and rage of El Rey! Don’t miss another exciting issue of the series nominated for two Eisner Awards and two Harvey Awards.
On sale Sept 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Robert Kanigher
Art by Joe Kubert, Jerry Grandenetti, Irv Novick and Russ Heath
Cover by Kubert

A digest-sized collection reprinting SGT. ROCK’S PRIZE BATTLE TALES, plus stories from the pages of G.I. COMBAT and OUR ARMY AT WAR! It’s 10 classic stories featuring nonstop action direct from the Silver Age of comics.
On sale Sept 8 • 5" x 7.375" • 128 pg, FC, $9.99 US

Written by Len Wein
Art and cover by Berni Wrightson

A manga-sized collection featuring the classic origin and first adventures of the Swamp Thing (also collected in the full-size tpb SWAMP THING: DARK GENESIS), including the first 10 issues of the original SWAMP THING title, all by the legendary team of writer Len Weinand artist Berni Wrightson.
On sale Sept 8 • 5" x 7.375" • 232 pg, FC, $9.99 US

Written by Greg Rucka
Art by Jesus Saiz
Cover by Ladrönn

The white-hot miniseries spinning out of COUNTDOWN TO INFINITE CRISIS concludes! To preserve the Omac Project, Brother Eye plays the ultimate trump card.
On sale Sept 28 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Dave Gibbons
Art and cover by Ivan Reis & Marc Campos

The course of the war takes a surprise turn as traitors and unexpected allies reveal themselves. As battle rages, a world is reborn — but one warrior makes the ultimate sacrifice.
On sale Sept 14 • 5 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Grant Morrison
Art and cover by Cameron Stewart

More must-see mysteries of the SEVEN SOLDIERS saga unfold as the GUARDIAN miniseries finale builds toward the epic conclusion in SEVEN SOLDIERS #1.
Is a broken, embittered Jake Jordan ready for “Sex Secrets of the Newsboy Army”? Who were Captain 7, Kid Scarface, Baby Brains, Ali-Ka ?Zoom, Chop Suzi, Li’l Hollywood and Millions the Mystery Mutt? What was the vow they made as children outside the United Nations building ? What did they do that was so wrong — and why will the entire world suffer in an alien hell if the Guardian makes the wrong decision this time.
On sale Sept 8 • 4 of 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Jerry Siegel, Bill Finger and others
Art by Curt Swan, Dick Sprang and others
Cover by Swan & George Klein

Kicking off an exciting line of black-and-white reading library titles! This volume collects SUPERMAN #122-133 and ACTION COMICS #241- featuring the birth of the Silver Age Superman mythos, including the first appearances of Supergirl, Brainiac, the Fortess of Solitude and more.
On sale Sept 14 • 560 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

Written by John Broome and Gardner Fox
Art by Gil Kane, Joe Giella and Murphy Anderson
Cover by Kane & Giella

One of the first volumes in an all-new line of thick, black-and-white reading library titles! This volume collects the Silver Age classics SHOWCASE #22-24, GREEN LANTERN #1-17, featuring Hal Jordan’s earliest adventures as Earth’s Green Lantern.
On sale Sept 14 • 528 pg, B&W $16.99 US

Written by Grant Morrison
Art and cover by Pasqual Ferry

Grant Morrison’s amazing SEVEN SOLDIERS saga continues with a 4-part miniseries featuring art by Pasqual Ferry (ADAM STRANGE)! A young Shiloh Norman is all grown up, and now, with the help of his Mother Box — an alien computer — he has become the world's coolest escape artist, a cross between David Blaine and Puff Daddy. After a hallucinatory encounter with the being called Metron, the formerly aimless and dissatisfied Mister Miracle finds himself with a new mission in life. He now believes he has evidence of an apocalyptic cosmic war being fought through human agents on Earth! Shiloh's seen the light. He knows the score — and he may have lost his mind.
On sale Sept 21 • 1 of 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Scott Beatty
Art and cover by Keron Grant

Mikey Devante inherited the superpowers of Vulcan — but he can't control them! With Vulcan's secret headquarters and everything in it obliterated, what is Mikey's final inheritance? Vulcan’s rogues gallery.
On sale Sept 8 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Gail Simone
Art and cover by Rob Liefeld

The thrilling conclusion of the 2-part story by Gail Simone (VILLAINS UNITED) and Rob Liefeld (New Mutants)! Kestrel, the mad dog of the Chaos Realm, paralyzes the Titans in a bid to gain power like he’s never had before.
On sale Sept 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Gail Simone
Art by Dale Eaglesham & Wade von Grawbadger
Cover by J.G. Jones

Here it is — the battle you would never have imagined: Catman vs. Deadshot! The picture says it all as the group sworn to undermine the villainous Society finds itself at odds with one another as they try to determine the answer to a single mystery: Who is Mockingbird.
On sale Sept 8 • 5 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Bruce Jones
Art by Ben Oliver
Covers by Michael Golden

A classic DC character returns in a thrilling 6-issue maxiseries written by fan-favorite Bruce Jones (Hulk) with art by Ben Oliver (THE AUTHORITY: HUMAN ON THE INSIDE) and covers by Michael Golden! Welcome to modern-day Metropolis, where two men with very different philosophies work toward finding justice in an unjust world
Dr. Justin Powell believes in justice for the individual, including the psychotic souls whose whose abuse as children has led them to do terrible things. Vigilante believes in the right of society to be protected from these psychotics with no regard for restraint or the law. Now, the entire city wants to know who the Vigilante is…but who will find him first — the media or the authorities?
On sale Sept 28 • 1 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Edited by Alex Sinclair

Written by George Pérez, John Byrne and Len Wein
Art by Pérez, Byrne, Dick Giordano, Bob Smith and
Frank McLaughlin Cover by Pérez

The third volume collecting classic stories by George Pérez reprints WONDER WOMAN #15-19 and ACTION COMICS #600! Wonder Woman !faces her toughest opponents yet in tales featuring Silver Swan, Superman, Circe, Darkseid and more! Featuring a new cover by Pérez.
On sale Sept 21 • 160 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Written by Greg Rucka
Art by Rags Morales & Mark Propst
Cover by J.G. Jones

The power of OMAC comes after the Amazing Amazon! In the aftermath of the recent events which have shaken the DCU, Wonder Woman goes on global patrol, saving lives and spreading her message of peace wherever she can. But Brother I and the Omac Project have other plans.
On sale Sept 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US


Written by Bill Matheny
Art and cover by Christopher Jones & Terry Beatty

Based on the hit cartoon on Kids’ WB! Batman is on the hunt for Catwoman after a string of burglaries, but Catwoman’s claiming she’s innocent.
On sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

Written by Bill Matheny
Art by Christopher Jones & Terry Beatty
Cover by Jeff Matsuda

Gotham City's protector returns to battle a new crop of villains in this second manga-sized collection! Reprinting issues #6-10 of the series based on the hit Kids' WB show, IN DARKEST KNIGHT is sure to brighten your day — with action.
On sale Sept 28 • 5" x 7.375" • 104 pg, FC, $6.99 US

Written by Adam Beechen
Art by Carlo Barberi & Walden Wong
Cover by Ben Caldwell

Red Tornado on a rampage! What has caused the League's android to trash the Watchtower? And can the rest of the Justice League stop him before he heads to Earth to do even more damage>
On sale Sept 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

Written by various
Art by various
Production art cover

The hit cartoon show gets the “JPA” treatment, as the episodes “Initiation” and “For the Man Who Has Everything” are adapted! These stories feature high-quality screen-captures and dialogue straight from the show's scripts.
On sale Sept 14 • 5" x 7.375" • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

Written by J. Torres
Art by Mike Norton & Lary Stucker
Cover by Sean Galloway

Red X is back — with a vengeance! The master thief is on a crime spree, robbing a host of places at once! Robin must discover how Red X is doing it and stop him before he ruins the Jump City Comicon.
On sale Sept 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

Written by Jim Alexander, Sholly Fisch, Brian Swetlin and Tom Warburton
Art by John Delaney
Maurice Fontenot, Phil Moy, Scott Neely, Robert Pope and the Iguana
Cover by Pope

This is unlucky issue #13, so hold on as Billy and Grim attend a father/son picnic! Struggle with Courage as he tries to get over his fear of well, everything, then watch out for bathtime with the Kids Next Door.
On sale Sept 28 • 32 pg
FC, $2.25 US

Written by Bill Matheny
Art by Christopher Jones & Terry Beatty
Cover by Jeff Matsuda

All your favorite Cartoon Network stars are back in one convenient manga-sized volume! Featuring the adventures of Dexter’s Laboratory, Kids Next Door, Billy
and Mandy, Ed, Edd & Eddy and many others.
On sale Sept 8 • 5" x 7.375" 112 pg, FC, $6.99 US

Written by Sholly Fisch
Art and cover by Omar Aranda and Alberto Saichann

Special back-to-school issue! Pete Puma plays professor, but Bugs teaches him a real lesson! Plus, tales of Sylvester and Foghorn Leghorn and just what did Ralph Phillips do during his summer vacation anyway
On sale Sept 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

Written by Jon Lewis, John Rozum, Sean Carolan and Jen Moore
Art by Christopher Cook. Ricardo Garcia-Fuentes, and Mike DeCarlo
Cover by Phil Moy

A giant sea-monster calls for dancing…nonstop rain dancing, that is! Will the Powerpuffs Girls be beat by their own dancing feet! Plus, Princess takes her homework assignment a little too far.
On sale Sept 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

Written by Terrence Griep, Jr
Art by Joe Staton and Horacio Ottolini
Cover by Bill Wray

Zoinks! It’s the fabulous 100th issue! And to celebrate, check out how the gang manages to solve the mystery afoot that will help them win the Trial of the Century
On sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US


Written and illustrated by Iwahara Yuji
CMX. Schoolgirl Makishima Misaki’s life is about to get a lot more complicated in this first volume of an exciting new title! She has inherited the house that belonged to her maternal grandfather, in a small, quiet, snowy town that boasts its own local legend, the Hohopo. Moving into the house with her klutzy widower father, she soon makes new friends — including one very unusual friend: the Hohopo itself, a shape-shifting creature who looks like a small Loch Ness Monster…when he’s not masquerading as the boy next door.
On sale Sept 14 • 5" x 7.375" • 196 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN

Written and illustrated by Tachibana Kaimu
CMX. Sakuya and Wakyo are reincarnated and reunited only to discover that Bishu-sama — their master and mentor from a past existence is in their midst and in grave danger from vengeful demons! Still unsure of their own powers and the nature of their cunning and elusive enemy they must race against time to rescue Bishu from the dark forces that roil within his reincarnated form.
On sale Sept 8 • 5" x 7.375" • 200 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN

Written and illustrated by Takanashi Mitsuba
CMX. Kayano attempts to make sense of her feelings but is always left confused. Just when she thinks she has seen the good side of Takeru he does something completely infuriating. Then there is Yuichi, who was always so sweet — but lately, he is showing a much darker side. Will Kayano survive this bizarre love triangle… and who will she ultimately choose.
On sale Sept 21 • 5" x 7.375" • 192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN

Written and illustrated by Itoh Sei
Original concept by Yasuda Hitoshi/Group SNE
CMX. Kasche and her small fellowship have faced all manner of summoned beasts in their quest for the Guardian of Knowledge, but they could be at quest’s end. While in fierce combat with Duran DeBrancy and his evil summoner, Eclipse, fortunes will change and a difficult decision will be forced upon the heroes. Will they have the strength to stay the course or will the price be too high?
On sale Sept 14 • 5" x 7.375" • 162 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written and illustrated by Higuri You
CMX. Blinded by his love for the beautiful Hilda, the demon king Laures fails to see a mutiny masterminded by his most trusted aide, who recruits an archdemon with powers equal to the king’s own. Meanwhile, the steadfast Roddrick still struggles to sort out what can be done to stop the destroyer of his people.
On sale Sept 28 • 5" x 7.375" • 180 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN


Art by Kotobuki Tsukasa
Written by Yasui Kentaro
Design cooperation by TASA

The thrilling final volume! When Leroy Schwartz took down the head of the Crimson Despair Assassins Guild and reclaimed his long sword Ragnarok, he thought his mission was done. But he is dead wrong! The sadistic vampire Charvert has captured Lena Northlight to use as a pawn in his master’s hideous plans. After 5,000 years of conflict, the Dark Ones will stop at nothing to annihilate humanity…even if it means becoming the very creatures they despise. Mankind’s last hope is the weapon forged to defeat these creatures centuries ago: the .sentient sword Ragnarok, Bane of the Dark Ones.
On sale Sept 21 • 5" x 7.375" • 204 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • MATURE READERS

MAD #458
Written and illustrated by
The Usual Gang of Idiots

As the summer wanes, there’s just one thing that can appease the general malaise of going back to school: the madcap hilarity that only MAD can deliver.
On sale Sept 8 • 48 pg, FC/B&W, $3.99 US


Written by Robbie Morrison
Art by Talent Caldwell, Horacio Domingues and Matt Banning
Cover by Caldwell & Banning

A spectacular new chapter in the WildStorm Universe is revealed in this exciting
9-issue miniseries written by Robbie Morrison (THE AUTHORITY) with art by Talent Caldwell (SUPERMAN: GODFALL), Horacio Domingues (Lazarus Jack) and Matt Banning (Uncanny X-Men, The Darkness)! Zealot and her Coda sisters are the elite warrior-class on their homeworld !of Khera, feared throughout the galaxy. A single name, however, strikes fear and hatred into their hearts: Nemesis.
Framed for the betrayal and slaughter of the Kheran military forces on Earth at the dawn of mankind, rogue warrior Charis Adrastea embarks on an epic quest to avenge the massacre, uncovering a conspiracy that threatens the entire universe. Hunted by friend and foe alike, she takes the name “Nemesis” — from the Greek goddess of vengeance, whose myth she inspires. Now, as her blood-soaked quest nears its end, only the Wildcats can stop her.
This miniseries plunges readers into the midst of the one-woman war Nemesis has been fighting for millennia. Each issue features a present day sequence with art by Caldwell as she nears her quest’s end, and a flashback with art by Domingues that reveals her origins and follows !her vendetta as it spans human history.
On sale Sept 14 • 1 of 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Kurt Busiek
Art by Brent Anderson
Cover by Alex Ross

The explosive conclusion of the first arc of the DARK AGE epic! Madame Majestrix holds all of North America hostage, and the only man who can save it from complete destruction is the Silver Agent. But he's in jail…or is he? Plus, the First Family, the Blue Knight and more.
On sale Sept 28 • 4 of 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Garth Ennis
Art by Carlos Ezquerra
Cover by Glenn Fabry

Garth Ennis (PREACHER) returns to the WildStorm Universe for the next chapter in the saga of Kev Hawkins! And along for the ride this time )!around is the co-creator of Judge Dredd, artist Carlos Ezquerra (WAR STORIES: CONDORS).
When the death of a close friend is revealed, Kev begins to entertain ideas of the futility and horror of the life he leads — until he gets a call from the boss. She's got another lethal mission for him that involves his least-favorite allies: The Authority! And this time, events will take a decidedly darker turn.
And in issue #2, Kev's mission to retrieve the Midnighter is under way! On the way, we learn more about the troubled S.A.S. corporal's life and how a one-night stand changed everything.
On sale Sept 8 and Sept 28 • 1 and 2 of 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS

Written by Howard Chaykin
Art and cover by Chaykin

The shattering conclusion of Howard Chaykin's futuristic miniseries! When Tucker Foyle fled Columbia at age 16, he thought his relationship with his father couldn't get any worse. But just when things are getting good, will revelations about his past destroy his future.
On sale Sept 8 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Joe Casey
Art by Alé Garza & Sandra Hope
Cover by Giuseppe Camuncoli & Hope

It's back to school for everyone's favorite super-hero students! But with some of them a lot smarter about the Seminary than they were before the break, how will they deal with the hidden secrets they learned over the summer? Paranoia abounds as class is back in session.
On sale Sept 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Warren Ellis
Art and cover by J.H. Williams III

Desolation Jones continues his pursuit of what may be the foulest artifact ever created by man! As he makes his way through the filthy denizens of L.A.'s seediest district, he becomes acquainted with a woman who can shed some light on his task — but there are some willing to !do anything to see that he fails.
On sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Brian K. Vaughan
Art and cover by Tony Harris & Tom Feister

Part 1 of the 2-part “Off the Grid!” When a long-lost relative makes a desperate cry for help, Mayor Mitchell Hundred is forced to leave New York City for the first time since his election. Embarking on a strange adventure, Hundred faces the greatest challenge of his lifetime…alone and out of his jurisdiction.
On sale Sept 21 •32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Brian K. Vaughan
Art and cover by Tony Harris & Tom Feister

The second volume of the Eisner Award-nominated series, collecting issues #6-10! What forced Mayor Hundred to make one of the most controversial decisions in the history of New York politics? Featuring an introduction by the Wachowski brothers (The Matrix) and a new cover by Tony Harris.
On sale Sept 8 •128 pg, FC, $12.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning
Art by Georges Jeanty & Trevor Scott
Cover by Neil Googe

Featuring guest art by Georges Jeanty (Gambit) and an appearance by Zealot! Majestic sets out to discover the secrets of the hidden Kherubim technology lacing the planet's crust. But someone isn't happy about that, and Majestic is targeted for execution.
On sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Devin Grayson
Art and cover by Brian Stelfreeze

Isabel is forced to take matters into her own hands — with the active participation of the Matador, with whom she has formed an uneasy partnership. Will one detective and one assassin prove strong enough to take down an entire community?
On sale Sept 8 • 5 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Andy Diggle
Art by Leinil Yu & Gerry Alanguilan
Cover by Yu

Manzo and his Yakuza cohorts face certain extermination at the hands of the military…until the timely appearance of the mysterious Reizo. Just who is this stranger, and does he stand a chance against the forces arrayed before him?
On sale Sept 28 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Ed Brubaker
Art and cover by Sean Phillips

Collecting the final chapter of the SLEEPER saga, Vol. 2 #7-12! The endgame is in play and the fates of Carver, Lynch and the mysterious Tao are all up for grabs. It's winner take all…and the stakes are deadly.
On sale Sept 21 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Brett Lewis
Art and cover by John Paul Leon

The action-packed miniseries by Brett Lewis and John Paul Leon continues! Kris is now in the United States — Brooklyn, to be exact — trying to infiltrate the Red Mafia in an effort to solve his case. But is the mafia a step ahead of him already? And what could Nikki be doing in New York.
On sale Sept 21 • 2 of 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Paul DiFilippo
Art and cover by Jerry Ordway

ABC. The thrilling 8-issue miniseries continues! After the startling events of last issue, the cops of Precinct 10 are understandably ill at ease Not only is Traynor — a.k.a. Jetlad — deposed as head of the department, but his replacement is…well, see for yourselves! Plus, the robotic mystery deepens.
On sale Sept 21 • 2 of 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Peter Hogan
Art by Kevin Nowlan and Chris Sprouse
Cover by Terry Dodson

ABC. ABC: A-Z is the first in a series of six one-shot specials featuring card-stock covers brought to you by an amazing collection of comic book creators, filled with page after page of informative material guaranteed to satisfy ABC fans everywhere! This initial volume reveals all the secrets and will answer any questions about Tom Strong and Jack B. Quick, along with their supporting casts and gadgets.
On sale Sept 28 • 1 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US

Written by Joe Benitez & Marcia Chen
Art and covers by Benitez & Joe Weems

Get ready for a thrill-packed 6-issue miniseries written by Joe Benitez (The Darkness, Magdalena) & Marcia Chen (Ascencion, Magdalena with art and covers by Benitez & Joe Weems! Long ago, powerful Immortals ruled the world, wreaking unbridled havoc and destruction, until their ultimate defeat by the Wraithborn. Mankind has since forgotten these saviors, save for legends and myths, but the Immortals remain among us still, ever struggling to regain their former dominion
For millennia, the Wraithborn have kept a vigilant watch, wielding their mysterious powers to hold the Immortals at bay. But now the Wraithborn power is unexpectedly passed on to a timid high school girl, who must discover the secrets of her new abilities before she falls prey to the Immortals! Retailers note: This issue will ship with two covers by Benitez and Weems.
On sale Sept 21 • 1 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US



Written by Brian Azzarello
Art by Eduardo Risso
Cover by Dave Johnson

Jack heads to Atlantic City, slowly picking up the pieces of his shattered life working as an underground bare-knuckle boxer. But wherever he .goes, trouble’s sure to follow, and when Graves pays him a visit, the ex-junkie soon realizes he’s in for the fight of his life.
On sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.75 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Garth Ennis
Art and cover by Carlos Ezquerra

Collecting the two 4-issue miniseries BLOODY MARY and BLOODY MARY: LADY LIBERTY. This collection tells the gritty tale of one of the best death-dealing commandos to ever see combat, caught in a future World War. With nothing left to lose, she becomes the ideal weapon; the .only one who can take on suicidal missions in fascist Europe and the ruins of a cult-occupied Manhattan.
On sale Sept 28 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Si Spencer Consulting by Neil Gaiman
Art by Dean Ormston Cover by Duncan Fegredo

Part 2 of the 3-part “Losing My Religion.” Divine chaos ignites in Tim's alternate London just as the Hunter and Yo-Yo, his strange familiar arrive in the city. Tim faces a spirited street girl named Jackie — winner takes the universe.
On sale Sept 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.75 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Mike Carey
Art by Leonardo Manco
Cover by Tim Bradstreet

The horrifying conclusion of the 6-part “Down in the Ground Where the Dead Men Go.” Once again, Constantine finds himself making deals in hell. But when one of his trademark schemes backfires with the First of the Fallen, John may inadvertently doom the soul of one of his closest . and dearest friends.
On sale Sept 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.75 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Bill Willingham
Art by Mark Buckingham & Steve Leialoha
Cover by James Jean

The final chapter of the 5-part “Homelands.” Boy Blue continues his enforced history lesson at the hands of The Adversary, his captor, and is finally reunited with his lost love. But is Happily Ever After even possible after so many centuries apart? Will he spend the rest of his life in ?captivity, or, when things look darkest for our hero, is it possible he still has one last trick up his sleeve.
On sale Sept 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.75 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Mike Carey
Art by Jock, Lee Bermejo and Marcelo Frusin
Cover by Tim Bradstreet

Continuing Mike Carey's acclaimed run on HELLBLAZER, BLACK FLOWERS rachets up the suspense as Constantine begins to see — and battle — the signs of a coming apocalypse in the stories "The Game of Cat and Mouse," the 2-part "Black Flowers" and the 3-part "Third . Worlds" from issues #181-186.
On sale Sept 14 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by John Wagner
Art and cover by Vince Locke

A new edition of the classic graphic novel, available for the first time from VERTIGO just in time for the major motion picture starring Viggo Mortensen, Ed Harris and William Hurt! In this suspenseful noir crime story, Tom McKenna is a simple family man who instantly becomes a media celebrity when he takes down a couple of wanted murderers who attempt to rob his diner. But his newfound fame draws the attention of a group of merciless mobsters who have been looking to settle a score with McKenna for over 20 years. Now as the killers descend upon his small town in Middle America, the Brooklyn native must face the actions of his youth and relive his past history of violence as he attempts to salvage the life he has built.
Retro-solicited; on sale September 3 • 5.5" x 8" • 296 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Andy Diggle
Art by Colin Wilson
Cover by Jock

Concluding a 3-part arc with art by Colin Wilson (Lt. Blueberry). It’s Roque vs. the Losers, and the stakes are the fate of Max’s nuclear arsenal an entire nation under his control and the life of Pooch,who stands on the brink of execution. The Losers are out of time, out of ideas and out of …luck
On sale Sept 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Hans Rodionoff & Ray Fawkes
Art and cover by Mike Huddleston

Time and memory strobe into a blur as Kaley clashes with both Mike Neville and the mnemovore in the series conclusion. Tested to the limits of sanity and physical endurance, Kaley vows to complete one last task: exact total vengeance for her shattered life…at any cost.
On sale Sept 14 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Mike Carey
Art and cover by Michael Wm. Kaluta

Special guest artist Michael Wm. Kaluta illustrates this stand-alone issue of LUCIFER. As all Creation crumbles, and demonic armies clash on the fields of Heaven, an earthly sorcerer weaves a potent summoning spell — which is answered by the imp Gaudium. And a foul-mouthed …devious fallen cherub with big ambitions is only the start of his problems.
On sale Sept 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.75 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Mike Carey
Art and cover by Glenn Fabry

Door visits the spectacular Floating Market to shop for a bodyguard as she searches for the murderer of her family. What she purchases may be nothing but danger and duplicity, as the macabre assassins Croup and Vandemar prepare to spring their latest trap. Meanwhile, the Marquis has a deadly destination of his own, and Richard has no choice but to tag along.
On sale Sept 28 • 4 of 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Phil Jimenez
Art and cover by Jimenez & Andy Lanning

Act 1 comes to its shattering conclusion! Jason confronts the Director
in his inner sanctum and positions himself to take over the technological realm. And what really happened when Siobhan was tutored in the Hall of Ashoaa. Is she prepared to do what’s necessary to save the Otherworld.
On sale Sept 28 • 7 of 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Joshua Dysart
Art by Ronald Wimberly
Cover by John Totleben

A stand-alone story featuring guest art by Ronald Wimberly (LUCIFER, HELLBLAZER SPECIAL: PAPA MIDNITE). Led by a bizarre mentor Alec begins
to understand what happened when he shed his godlike elemental powers. This knowledge could turn the Swamp Thing’s remarkable life in a .strange new direction.
On sale Sept 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Brian K. Vaughan
Art by Pia Guerra & José Marzan Jr
Cover by Massimo Carnevale

The last man and his companions finally reach Australia in Part 1 of the 3-part “Paper Dolls.” As he searches Sydney for his long-lost girlfriend Yorick encounters a dangerous new adversary who threatens to jeopardize more than just this reunion.
On sale Sept 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by Harvey Pekar
Art and cover by Dean Haspiel

In this virtuoso graphic novel, Harvey Pekar — whose American Book Award-winning series American Splendor was the basis for the celebrated film of the same name — tells the story of his troubled teen years for the first time, when he would beat up any kid who looked at him wrong just to win the praise of his peers. And when he failed to impress, whether on the football team, in math class, in the Navy or on the job he simply gave up. A true tour-de-force, THE QUITTER is the universal tale of a young man’s search for himself through the frustrations redemptions and complexities of ordinary life.
With gritty, atmospheric artwork by indie-comics luminary Dean Haspiel (American Splendor, Opposable Thumbs), THE QUITTER is both Pekar’s funniest and most heart-wrenching work yet, an unforgettable graphic novel for all those, like Pekar, who have tried, failed and lived to quit another day.
Advance-solicited; on sale October 5 • 6.875" x 9" • 104 pg, B & W, $19.99 US • MATURE READERS