Highlights from DC's offerings for next January. Click the links to order discounted books from Amazon.
BATMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 9 TP
Written by Don Cameron, Bill Finger and others
Art by Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson and others
Cover by Bob Kane and Jerry Robinson
The series collecting every Batman tale in chronological order continues with this new volume of stories from the 1940s. Pulled from BATMAN #16-17, DETECTIVE COMICS #75-77 and WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #10, this volume features The Penguin and The Joker, plus a visit to The Crime Clinic.
Advance-solicited; on sale February 24 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US
BATMAN: KING TUT’S TOMB TP
Written by Nunzio DeFilippis, Christina Weir, Gerry Conway and J.M. DeMatteis
Art by Jose Luís García-López, Kevin Nowlan and others
Cover by Jose Luís García-López and Kevin Nowlan
TV villain King Tut makes his comics debut in this title collecting BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #26-28, plus stories from THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #164 and 171 and BATMAN #353.
Advance-solicited; on sale February 24 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US
ALL-STAR SUPERMAN VOL. 2 TP
Written by Grant Morrison
Art and cove by Frank Quitely
The New York Times bestseller from the team of writer Grant Morrison and artist Frank Quitely (BATMAN & ROBIN) is now in trade paperback!
In this follow-up to the award-winning ALL-STAR SUPERMAN VOL. 1, the Man of Steel goes toe-to-toe with Bizarro, his imperfect duplicate, and the new Zibaro, also from the Bizarro planet. Plus, more exciting adventures that take Superman across the universe and back in these tales from ALL-STAR SUPERMAN #7-12.
Advance-solicited; on sale February 10 • 160 pg, FC, $12.99 US
DC UNIVERSE: ORIGINS TP
Written by Mark Waid, Scott Beatty and Len Wein
Art by various
Cover by Alex Ross
Collecting the origins of over fifty characters from Animal Man to Zatanna, including Batman, Wonder Woman, The Joker and many more, from DC’s hit weekly series 52 and COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS as well as several first seen online, featuring the work of some of comics’ top talents!
Advance-solicited; on sale February 17 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
THE NEWSBOY LEGION by JOE SIMON AND JACK KIRBY VOL. 1 HC
Written by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby
Art by Joe Simon, Jack Kirby and others
Cover by Joe Simon and Jack Kirby
Originally featured in STAR SPANGLED COMICS #7-32 (1942-1944), The Newsboy Legion stars a group of scrappy boys who fight crime in their home of Suicide Slum. Watched over by adult hero The Guardian, The Newsboy Legion battles crime through their own newspaper, taking on crooked politicians, slum lords, fifth column agents and much more.
Advance-solicited; on sale March 24 • 360 pg, FC, $49.99 US
KOBRA: RESURRECTION TP
Written by Martin Pasko, Jack Kirby, Greg Rucka, Eric Trautmann and Ivan Brandon
Art by Mike Nasser, Jack Kirby, Joe Bennett, Julian Lopez and others Cover by Andrew Robinson
This graphic novel features the secret origin of KOBRA, the epic tale of their battle with CHECKMATE, the original KOBRA tale with art by Jack Kirby and more. Collected from KOBRA #1, DC SPECIAL SERIES #1, CHECKMATE #23-25 and KOBRA: FACES OF EVIL #1.
Advance-solicited; on sale February 17 • 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US
SHOWCASE PRESENTS: SECRETS OF SINISTER HOUSE TP
Written by various
Art by various
Cover by Nick Cardy
DC’s classic gothic horror/romance from 1971-1974 is collected for the first time in this value-priced collection. This moody, atmospheric volume collects THE SINISTER HOUSE OF SECRET LOVE #1-4 and THE SECRETS OF SINISTER HOUSE #5-18.
Advance-solicited; on sale February 3 • 496 pg, B&W, $17.99 US
WONDER WOMAN ARCHIVES VOL. 6 HC
Written by William Moulton Marston and others
Art and cover by Harry G. Peter
In these fantastic tales from SENSATION COMICS #41-48 and WONDER WOMAN #13-15, Princess Diana explores the mystery of “The Icebound Maiden,” meets a colony of modern-day leprechauns “In Shamrock Land,” and battles The Tigeapes of Neptunia, The Octopus Plant, The Lawbreakers League and more.
Advance-solicited; on sale June 30 • 232 pg, FC, $59.99 US
BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #13
Written by Sholly Fisch
Art and cover by Robert Pope and Scott McRae
When the Caped Crusader breaks his leg on a mission, the villains in Gotham City see this as an opportunity to rob, cheat and steal. But when the other heroes learn of Batman’s condition, they take it upon themselves to come to Gotham to be Batman! Guest-starring Captain Marvel, Aquaman, Blue Beetle and Plastic Man!
On sale January 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US
BILLY BATSON AND THE MAGIC OF SHAZAM! #12
Written by Art Baltazar and Franco
Art and cover by Byron Vaughns
Captain Marvel has faced many adversaries lately, but none may be worse than his evil mirror image known as Niatpac Levram! The Magic of Shazam is definitely unpredictable now! Also, Billy must face a threat so diabolical and so menacing that has been lying dormant for quite sometime. A villain known as...Mr. Mind!
On sale January 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US