It's good news/bad news time for fans of these big, beautiful, black-and-white comics reprints.
Good news first:
In a new press release DC has announced the release of:
* SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS VOL. 1 on Oct. 17.
* SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SGT. ROCK VOL. 1 on Nov. 14.
* SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL VOL. 1 on Nov. 28.
Also, DC announced new release dates for:
* SHOWCASE PRESENTS: METAL MEN VOL. 1 now out Sept. 26.
* SHOWCASE PRESENTS: TEEN TITANS VOL. 2 now out Oct. 31.
Now, bad news:
DC has canceled the following books, which will be "resolicited at a later date":
* SHOWCASE PRESENTS: CAPTAIN CARROT VOL. 1
* SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE GREAT DISASTER FEATURING THE ATOMIC KNIGHTS AND HERCULES VOL. 1
* SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE SUICIDE SQUAD VOL. 1
* SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SECRET SOCIETY OF SUPER VILLAINS VOL. 1
* SHOWCASE PRESENTS: JONAH HEX VOL. 2
Here are details on the newly announced Showcase volumes:
SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS VOL. 1 collects stories from SUPERMAN #76 and WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #71-111, written by Edmond Hamilton, Alvin Schwartz, Bill Finger, Jerry Coleman and others with art by Curt Swan, Dick Sprang, John Fischetti, Stan Kay, Charles Paris, Ray Burnley, Sheldon Moldoff and others. 552 pages.
SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SGT. ROCK VOL. 1 collects stories from G.I. COMBAT #68 and OUR ARMY AT WAR #81-117, written by Robert Kanigher and Bob Haney with art by Joe Kubert, Jerry Grandenetti, Irv Novick, Russ Heath, Ross Andru and Mike Esposito. 544 pages.
SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SUPERGIRL VOL. 1 collects stories from
ACTION COMICS #252-281, SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN #40, 44, 46, 51 AND 52, ADVENTURE COMICS #278, SUPERBOY #80, SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE 314, and SUPERMAN #123, 139, 140 and 144, written by Otto Binder, Jerry Siegel, Robert Bernstein and others with art by Al Plastino, Jim Mooney, Curt Swan, Dick Sprang, Kurt Schaffenberger, Wayne Boring and others. 528 pages.