Highlights from DC's March offerings:
SUGAR AND SPIKE ARCHIVES VOL. 1
Written by SHELDON MAYER
Art and cover by SHELDON MAYER
DC’s cult favorite comic about a pair of precocious babies is collected at last in this volume.
Hot-tempered Sugar Plumm and shy Cecil “Spike” Wilson may be toddlers, but they know more about getting into trouble than most grown-ups. And while they can understand each other perfectly, all their parents seem to hear when they speak is “Glx sptzl glaah!”
Now, DC Comics collects their classic series for the first time, starting with issues #1-10, in this hardcover showcasing stories and art by the talented Sheldon Mayer, inspired by the hijinks of his own children.
ADVANCE SOLICITED • On sale AUGUST 31 240 pg, FC
SHOWCASE PRESENTS: GREEN LANTERN VOL. 5
Written by DENNIS O’NEIL and ELLIOT S. MAGGIN
Art by NEAL ADAMS, DICK GIORDANO, MIKE GRELL, VINCE COLLETTA and others
Cover by NEAL ADAMS
Green Lantern’s SHOWCASE PRESENTS series continues with issues #76-100, including the famed stories that teamed Green Lantern with Green Arrow, in which the two heroes face issues of the day including women’s rights, political corruption, religious intolerance and more — all while battling evil. This volume also includes adventures from GL’s 1976 relaunch, collected here for the first time!
On sale APRIL 20 • 496 pgs
DC COMICS PRESENTS: NIGHT FORCE #1
Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art by GENE COLAN & BOB SMITH
Cover by GENE COLAN & DICK GIORDANO
The acclaimed creative team behind Tomb of Dracula reunited in 1982 for DC’s NIGHT FORCE! Now, DC reprints issues #1-4 of this cult favorite series that taps into the lore of Dracula. The series begins as the mysterious sorcerer Baron Winter assembles a team to take on an occult evil. But can the granddaughter of Dracula’s greatest foe, a powerful parapsychologist and a timelost warrior from the court of King David tackle these threats?
On sale MARCH 23 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US
OUR ARMY AT WAR
Written by DARWYN COOKE, B. CLAY MOORE, MATT STURGES and others
Art by DARWYN COOKE, PHIL WINSLADE, JUSTINIANO and others
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
Collecting 2010’s five unforgettable one-shots that took a modern look at warfare courtesy of some of today’s top comic talents. Includes G.I. COMBAT #1 featuring The Haunted Tank, OUR ARMY AT WAR #1 starring Sgt. Rock, WEIRD WAR TALES #1, OUR FIGHTING FORCES #1 spotlighting The Losers, and STAR-SPANGLED WAR STORIES #1 focusing on French Resistance icon Mademoiselle Marie!
On sale APRIL 6 • 128 pg, FC
Written by PETER BAGGE
Art and cover by PETER BAGGE
“This is prime Bagge that will surprise readers with its artistic maturity and a plot that is in no way predictable.” — PUBLISHERS WEEKLY
“I can count on one hand the number of comic artists whose work is as strong . . . maybe on two or three fingers.” — ROBERT CRUMB
Meet three certified geeks: a self-loathing journalist who has a seemingly normal girlfriend, a conspiracy theorist who still lives with his mother and an unemployed gamer who lives in his car. While the past unites this group of neurotic thirty-somethings, the future will hit them harder than a (insert your favorite gaming metaphor here) when their all-too-real fantasy existence threatens to destroy them in OTHER LIVES, an original graphic novel from award-winning creator Peter Bagge (Hate). Zelig meets Dr. Strangelove by way of The Big Bang Theory in this hilarious and heartless exploration of identity - both real and created.
On sale APRIL 27 • 136 pg, FC, MATURE READERS