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DC Comics on Sale in February 2012: The New 52, Vertigo and DC Kids

Courtesy of DC Comics, CA brings you an advance look at new comic books going on sale in January, 2012 from the publisher’s myriad of lines like the New 52 — including Justice League, Superman, Batman, Green Lantern, The Dark, The Edge and Young Justice — Vertigo and DC Kids. Among the offerings for February is Batman Beyond Unlimited #1, continuing the saga of future Batman Terry McGuinness and the Justice League. The series is written by Adam Beechen and drawn by legendary Batman artist Norm Breyfogle.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #6
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
1:25 Variant cover by ADAM HUGHES
1:200 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
The Justice League is united at last against Darkseid! The awesome consequences of this high-stakes battle will resonate within the series for years to come! Geoff Johns and Jim Lee end their historic first arc with a bang!
This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition, polybagged with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #6
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art by MARCO CASTIELLO
Cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The JLI managed to survive their first mission on a wing and a prayer. Now, in the aftermath of Peraxxus’s near destruction of the planet Earth, our heroes gather together to decide the fate of their team.
AQUAMAN #6
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:25 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
Who sank Atlantis? Mera, the beautiful Atlantean assassin trained in the Bermuda Triangle, follows a trail of death and deceit to the one man who knows the ugly truth. But what does he want in return for his secrets – and how does it all tie into Mera’s own dark past?

WONDER WOMAN #6
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by TONY AKINS
Cover by CLIFF CHIANG
1:25 Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
Hades and Poseidon both have designs on the kingdom their brother Zeus left behind, but Wonder Woman doesn’t intend to let their turf war decimate the realm of man! It’ll take a big lie and some help from the mystery man known as Lennox to stop a holy war from breaking out – but what does Lennox know that Wonder Woman doesn’t?

THE FLASH #6
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
Variant cover by MIKE CHOI
1:200 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Struggling with the climactic aftermath of his battle with Mob Rule last issue, The Flash must solve a murder mystery that dates back 150 years! Is this case too cold even for Barry Allen? Also: Learn the origins of Central and Keystone City!

CAPTAIN ATOM #6
Written by J.T. KRUL
Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
A great danger has been lurking in the shadows while Captain Atom continues his crusade to help those in need. Now, the time has come for him to face a threat unlike any other – yet strangely similar to himself. Discover the secret connection between Captain Atom and this unholy beast. And brace yourself for an ending you’ll never see coming!
THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #6
Written by GAIL SIMONE and ETHAN VAN SCIVER
Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and NORM RAPMUND
Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
In the blink of an eye, Ronnie and Jason witness a horror so gruesome, the two young Firestorms will question their entire futures as Super Heroes. As if that wasn’t enough, Pozhar, the Russian Firestorm, shows the two boys exactly how dangerous their world has become.

GREEN ARROW #6
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and DAN JURGENS
Art by IGNACIO CALERO and RAY McCARTHY
Cover by HOWARD PORTER and RAY McCARTHY
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The secret of Blood Rose revealed! The mystery woman plaguing Green Arrow’s life is exposed, but the shocker isn’t who she is – it’s what she is! Plus: The final battle with Midas, the monstrous half-man whose touch can melt anything – including Green Arrow!
DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #6
Written by DAN DIDIO and JERRY ORDWAY
Art by JERRY ORDWAY
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T
The Challengers. Out of time and on the run. Eight survivors of a fiery plane crash, bound by fate and death, are on a desperate mission to uncover the mysteries of the Unknown before the powers that saved their lives, claim them for eternity.

DC UNIVERSE ONLINE LEGENDS #23-24
Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art by MIKE S. MILLER, HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY
Cover #23 by MIKE S. MILLER
Cover #24 by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY
In the aftermath of a failed and deadly assault on Brainiac’s mothership and a costly betrayal that will set the stage for a massive invasion of Earth…are there any heroes left to save humanity?
And in issue #24, Luthor has hatched a plan that, with the help of the Justice League, might just save the world…but since he’s the most wanted man on Earth, how can he execute it?
#23 on sale FEBRUARY 15
#24 on sale FEBRUARY 29
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #6
Written by TONY S. DANIEL and JAMES BONNEY
Art and cover by PHILIP TAN
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Hawkman comes face to face with Jim Craddock, a.k.a. the Gentleman Ghost, a malevolent spirit obsessed with finding an ancient relic called the Mortis Orb. Can Hawkman stop Craddock from using the power of the Orb to unleash hell on Earth?

MISTER TERRIFIC #6
Written by ERIC WALLACE
Art by OLIVER NOME
Cover by J.G. JONES
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T
It’s Valentine’s Day as Mister Terrific visits Iceland to reconnect with his romantic past. But instead of a warm reunion, Michael ends up fighting for his life on the icy tundra against a deadly new foe: the Tomorrow Thief! And how exactly do you defeat an opponent you can’t touch? It’s a scientific mystery only Mister Terrific can solve!

MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #5
Written by AARON LOPRESTI, KEVIN MAGUIRE and MATT KINDT
Art by SCOTT KOLINS, AARON LOPRESTI, MATT RYAN and KEVIN MAGUIRE
Cover by MARIO ALBERTI
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 40 pg, 5 of 6, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Does Robotman’s past hold the key to defeating the strange creatures on Robot Island? Meanwhile, Garbage Man has enough on his plate without dinosaur creatures from another dimension! And is it Tanga or Za who becomes “Humbled” in their showdown?

 

ACTION COMICS #6
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Backup story written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art by ANDY KUBERT and JESSE DELPERDANG
Backup story art by CHRISCROSS
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
Variant cover by RAGS MORALES
1:200 B&W Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

This issue will ship with three covers. See the order form for more information.

The breakneck pace of Grant Morrison’s run on ACTION COMICS continues as the Superman of the present day must team up with suspiciously different versions of the Legion of Super-Heroes to save the jeans-wearing Superman of five years ago! Whose hand is that on the cover? Why, the leader of the Anti-Superman Army, of course!

Plus, a backup by Sholly Fisch and ChrisCross that spins directly out of the lead story!
This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition, polybagged with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.

SUPERMAN #6
Written by GEORGE PEREZ
Art by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT
Cover by GEORGE PEREZ
1:25 Variant cover by GEORGE PEREZ
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
Recently, an onslaught of creatures has targeted Superman, nearly destroying Metropolis in the process. And now…Superman is helping them finish the job?! Guest-starring Supergirl!

SUPERBOY #6
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN
Cover by SHANE DAVIS and JONATHAN GLAPION
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T
Superboy wants answers about his Kryptonian heritage, and he intends to track down Superman to get them – unfortunately, Supergirl’s going to find him first, and she’s horrified by what she sees! Their encounter will leave her even more troubled by life on Earth, and leave him wondering why even his own people think he’s a monster!

SUPERGIRL #6
Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON
Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T
A powerful new alien foe bent on the conquest of mankind is crushing New York City beneath her boot heel. But where is Supergirl, who led her to Earth in the first place? Why, she’s trapped on a meteorite that’s plummeting straight into a blue sun. And she’s lost her powers! So, good luck, NYC!

BATMAN #6
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
Variant cover by GARY FRANK
1:200 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Trapped far beneath Gotham City and hunted by the Talon – the Court of Owls’ unstoppable killer – Batman lies bleeding and broken. With no way out and no one to help, is this the end for The Dark Knight?

PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE #5

Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art and cover by SZYMON KUDRANSKI
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 5, $2.99 US RATED T
In the finale of Gregg Hurwitz and Szymon Kudranski’s miniseries exploring the motivations of one of Batman’s most peculiar foes, the ultimate revenge plot explodes into action. The lives of Gotham City’s children are on the line, and The Dark Knight will have to race the clock to save them. But can Batman save them all? Find out in this unnerving conclusion!

DETECTIVE COMICS #6
Written by TONY S. DANIEL
Art by TONY S. DANIEL and SANDU FLOREA
Cover by TONY S. DANIEL
1:25 Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
Batman invades The Penguin’s floating casino as Bruce Wayne to uncover a brutal string of slayings – but he finds the chips stacked against him! With the Iceberg’s maiden voyage out of Gotham Harbor under way, the evening’s festivities threaten to throw Batman off the killer’s trail. And lurking among the rich and famous is a very ambitious outsider who’d like nothing more than to see Bruce Wayne lose everything, including his life. Murder, lies and betrayal are the name of this high-stakes game!

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #6
Written by PAUL JENKINS and DAVID FINCH
Art and cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND
1:25 Variant cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
Batman’s darkest fears resurface in this stunning conclusion to the opening epic as the Dark Knight confronts the mastermind behind the toxin being injected into Gotham City’s criminals. But the conspiracy behind the toxin runs deeper than he could possibly have imagined. Time is running out – and the entire structure of Gotham City’s society is at risk, unless Batman can find a path to overcome the man who once broke his back: Bane!

BATWING #6
Written by JUDD WINICK
Art by BEN OLIVER
Cover by JASON FABOK
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The past looms large as Batwing’s early days as a crime fighter come to light, gaining the attention of Batman. In the present, the adventure comes full circle as Batwing faces off against Massacre in the shadows of the Pyramids of Egypt. The mystery of Massacre begins unfolding as the truth of Africa’s greatest Super Hero team, The Kingdom, unravels.

BATMAN AND ROBIN #6
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
As the bond between Batman and Robin deteriorates, Robin is forced by NoBody to make a life and death decision – and Batman’s hunt through Gotham City to find them reaches a soul-searing moment that will push Batman to the edge!

BIRDS OF PREY #6
Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Art and cover by JAVIER PINA
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
You’ve never felt better. You’re eating right, sleeping soundly, kicking butt at work. But there’s one tiny problem. You’re being hunted through the streets of Gotham City by five women who seem dead-set on sticking you with syringes and even chopping your head off with a sword. But listen, buddy – you don’t understand. These women? The so-called Birds of Prey? They’re the only things standing between you and instant death, triggered by some creepy guy who’s been secretly controlling your mind for a year now…

BATWOMAN #6
Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN
Art by AMY REEDER and RICHARD FRIEND
Cover by AMY REEDER
1:25 Variant cover by AMY REEDER
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
Artist Amy Reeder and inker Richard Friend join the Batwoman team with this new arc, as the epic “To Drown the World” begins!
Six lives, inextricably linked in the past and present, each on a collision course with the others: Batwoman, fighting for duty and vengeance against a threat of arcane power. Detective Maggie Sawyer, investigating a case that could end her career. DEO Agent Cameron Chase, commanding a vigilante she despises. Colonel Jacob Kane, clutching at a life that’s slipping away. Maro, a new villain corrupting Gotham City. And Kate Kane, wrestling with decisions that will test her loyalties.

BATGIRL #6
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
During the day, Barbara Gordon has to deal with the emotional fallout of the return of a key figure from her most painful memories, while at night, high above Gotham City’s streets, Batgirl and Batman face the deadly Gretel, a damaged woman with the lethal ability to control men’s minds!
It’s Batgirl’s first face-to-face with Batman since her rehabilitation – and he has a few choice words to say about her return to crime fighting!

REDHOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #6
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
How did Jason Todd and Princess Koriand’r of Tamaran meet – and what has bonded them together in a way that neither could have imagined? At long last the story can be told! It’s a scorcher!

BATMAN: ODYSSEY VOL. 2 #5
Written by NEAL ADAMS
Art and cover by NEAL ADAMS
1:10 B&W variant cover by NEAL ADAMS
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 40 pg, FC, 5 of 7, $3.99 US • RATED T
What did Batman expect to find on his Odyssey to the Underworld? So far it’s been nothing but tragedy. Once The Dark Knight took the first step, the world he knew was gone. Will Batman become the thing he most loathes: a murderer? Each step takes him closer…

HUNTRESS #5
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by MARCUS TO and JOHN DELL
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T
The Huntress has cut her way through the mafia to find the bigger fish – an asylum-seeking dictator! The stakes in this deadly game just went up – but does she have enough weapons in her arsenal to assault an ancient monastery that’s guarded by the Italian military?

CATWOMAN #6
Written by JUDD WINICK
Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T+
Catwoman is busted! She’s under arrest and in the custody of the Gotham City P.D. But it doesn’t look like she’s going to get her phone call, because the police aren’t looking for justice – they’re looking for what Catwoman stole from them. And she’s about to get an earful about her most complicated relationship: Batman.

NIGHTWING #6
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art by EDDY BARROWS and PAULO SIQUERIA
Cover by EDDY BARROWS
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T
After the huge reveal of last issue, Dick Grayson takes Haly’s Circus back to Gotham City in preparation for a large memorial show. But as Dick gets closer to the truth about his past, just how much is he really deciding for himself? And what does the Book of Names really mean? It all builds to a head here…just in time for a twist that will leave your jaw on the floor!

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #1
Written by ADAM BEECHEN, DEREK FRIDOLFS and DUSTIN NGUYEN
Art by NORM BREYFOGLE, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
A new era begins with the debut of the oversized, monthly BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED, featuring the print debut of the new Justice League Beyond!
In the Batman Beyond chapter, legendary Batman artist Norm Breyfogle returns to draw the Dark Knight of the future with best-selling writer Adam Beechen. In “10,000 Clowns,” an onslaught of new Jokerz is plaguing Gotham City – and the implications of this chaotic clown menace could have disastrous consequences for Terry McGinnis and Bruce Wayne!

And the debut of the Justice League Beyond is here, courtesy of the BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM art team of Dustin Nguyen and Derek Fridolfs, as the first two digital-first chapters are available in print for the first time! Batman Beyond is a new recruit in the mighty Justice League, but the team will be immediately tested by a very Neo Gotham-related enemy! How will the team work together to combat this threat?

GREEN LANTERN #6
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY
Cover by DOUG MAHNKE
Variant cover by IVAN REIS
1:200 B&W variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
With the tumultuous battle for Korugar past them, Sinestro and Hal are left at a crossroads. They must pick up the pieces of their lives. The question is, will they do it alone…or together?GREEN LANTERN CORPS #6
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and SCOTT HANNA
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
It’s the stunning conclusion to the war between the Corps and their new nemeses, the Keepers! Now that we know a GL power ring isn’t the most effective weapon against them, Guy and John take the battle to the Keepers’ front door…without their rings! Not everyone will make it home in one piece.

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #6
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
1:25 Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard cover in a wraparound format.
The sleeper in the sun has awakened! Green Lantern Kyle Rayner and his renegade team of Lanterns are all that stands between the creature Invictus and planetary genocide. But in this battle, how did Fatality and the rest of the Lanterns end up being the bad guys?

RED LANTERNS #6
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by ED BENES and ROB HUNTER
Cover by ED BENES
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Rankorr, the newest Red Lantern, is here – and he’s pissed! Find out what happens when the red ring selects a human host overcome with rage and grief. Plus: Atrocitus and Bleez face off against each other, and an old enemy stands revealed.

 

THE SHADE #5
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by JAVIER PULIDO
Cover by TONY HARRIS
1:10 Variant cover by JAVIER PULIDO
On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 12, $2.99 US RATED T+
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more details.
The Shade’s quest to find out who ordered his assassination takes him to Barcelona, where he stumbles upon a decades-old feud between a teenaged vampire and her archenemy. What does this feud have to do with the Shade’s origin? A crucial piece of the puzzle is revealed here!JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #6
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Enchantress has been subdued, but this team of misfits hardly knows how to celebrate when each is still wrestling with their own demons. While Zatanna and Constantine try to decide on their next steps, Deadman deals with his loss, and Shade the Changing Man tries to bring Mindwarp back from the edge of sanity – but at what cost?

SWAMP THING #6
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by MARCO RUDY
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
1:25 Variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard cover in a wraparound format.
The Rot is winning, and its necropolis in the American desert is nearly complete. With Abigail Arcane all but lost to its power and the herald of Sethe risen, Alec Holland will bitterly regret trying to flee his destiny as Swamp Thing…but even if he wanted to do the right thing, it’s too late now!

ANIMAL MAN #6
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by JOHN PAUL LEON, TRAVEL FOREMAN and JEFF HUET
Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Before he and his family became hunted by The Rot, Buddy Baker starred in a low budget indie Super Hero film. Now we get to “watch” the movie, courtesy of director Jeff Lemire and guest cinematographer John Paul Leon!

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #6
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI
Cover by J.G. JONES
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Frankenstein and The Commandos head back to Vietnam to take out a rogue super human whom Frankenstein fought beside back in 1969! Meanwhile, The Humanids stage a revolt in The Ant Farm, and Nina and Lady Frankenstein are all that stands between them and total chaos. But they soon discover other deep, dark secrets hidden in S.H.A.D.E.City.

I, VAMPIRE #6
Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO
Cover by JENNY FRISON
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T+
It’s a shock ending you won’t see coming! Guest star Batman grudgingly helps Andrew fight the Queen of Blood, who has taken over Gotham City with her army of vampires! But Mary’s going to lose something dear to her in the process! Come see why the Internet is raving about this great new series that mixes Super Heroes and horror!

RESURRECTION MAN #6
Written by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING
Art by FERNANDO DAGNINO
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T+
Welcome to Arkham Asylum, Mitch Shelley. No one believes you when you say you gain new powers every time you’re reborn. And no one is going to let you die to prove it. You’re going to be here a long, long time…

DEMON KNIGHTS #6
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art by DIOGENES NEVES and OCLAIR ALBERT
Cover by MIKE CHOI
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T
Bodies are piling up, and one of their own has switched sides to lead the charge to destroy them! So how will the Knights turn the tide of battle? It all comes down to the deal Etrigan and Jason Blood have made. But can a demon truly be trusted under fire, or would he rather watch you burn?

 

STORMWATCH #6
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art and cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
1:25 Variant cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard cover in a wraparound format.
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T+
What lurks within the Stormwatch space station? As the origin of their alien HQ is revealed, what’s left of the decimated Stormwatch roster regroups and a new team is formed! Apollo, Midnighter, Martian Manhunter…who’s in, who’s out and who’s the new team leader? Note: The catastrophic events of this issue – especially the secret of Stormwatch HQ – will be felt in upcoming issues of GRIFTER and VOODOO!GRIFTER #6
Written by NATHAN EDMONDSON
Art and cover by SCOTT CLARK and DAVE BEATY
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T
Girfter is way out of his element when The Daemonites hold him on a hovering spaceship where no man can get to him. Fortunately, Sofia is no man – but will she arrive before a horrific alien ceremony centering on the super-powerful Black Curate has gone too far? Cole Cash will find someone he never expected to see again, he will discover how integral he is to the Daemonite’s master plan, and uncover clues that will bring him face to face with Stormwatch and Voodoo.

DEATHSTROKE #6

Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art by JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERT
Cover by SIMON BISLEY
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T+
As the mercenary known as Deathstroke, Slade Wilson has worked a lot of tough jobs. But Slade’s biggest challenge may not have involved fighting at all – it may have involved love. Just who was Adeline? And what happened to his son, Grant? Find out in issue #6 as the veil of Slade Wilson’s past begins to lift!SUICIDE SQUAD #6
Written by ADAM GLASS
Art by TOM RANEY
Cover by PAUL RENAULD
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T+
“The Hunt for Harley Quinn” starts here! After causing a prison riot and escaping an “escape-proof” supervillain penitentiary, the maniacal Harley Quinn is on the loose! The race is on as Deadshot – leading an all-new Suicide Squad – tracks his former teammate as Harley hunts the love of her life: the Joker! Plus: Don’t miss the unofficial crossover with STORMWATCH #6, tying into the explosive events of that issue!

VOODOO #6
Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON
Art by SAMI BASRI
Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T+
Following the shocking events of last issue, Voodoo feels betrayed by her own people and wants to be left alone. Little does she know Agent Fallon and the Black Razors are looking for revenge – but first they need to break another Daemonite Hybrid out of jail to help them track her down. The identity of that Daemonite Hybrid will leave you stunned!

O.M.A.C. #6
Written by DAN DIDIO and KEITH GIFFEN
Art by SCOTT KOLINS and SCOTT KOBLISH
Cover by KEITH GIFFEN and SCOTT KOBLISH
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
A quiet double date for Kevin Kho turns into a battle for O.M.A.C.’s life as he faces the seductive menace of the ever so deadly Sweet Leilani! Meanwhile, Max Lord reluctantly joins Brother Eye in his search for answers about the creature known as Zero Patient! Featuring the work of guest artist Scott Kolins!

BLACKHAWKS #6
Written by MIKE COSTA
Art by CAFU and BIT
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T
While the rest of the field team puts down a sudden uprising of rogue technology, Irish and Attila make the most of their medical leave by getting wasted in an Eastern European dive bar – though the locals don’t take kindly to having U.N. peacekeepers nosing around in their business…

MEN OF WAR #6
Written by IVAN BRANDON and JOHN ARCUDI
Art by TOM DERENICK and RICHARD CORBEN
Cover by VICTOR KALVACHEV
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US RATED T+
Joe Rock has escaped the mercenary soldiers holding Easy Company captive, but to free his men he must eliminate the payday that these unkillable men are after – and prove himself worthy of the title Sergeant Rock!
Also: A Battle of Gettysburg reenactment goes horribly wrong when the souls of the dead rise up for revenge!

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS #4
Written by NICK SPENCER
Art by WES CRAIG and SAM KIETH
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T
The Subterraneans have been fighting among themselves for decades, but now they’ve been united by a dangerous leader. The T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents are humanity’s best hope at stopping this looming threat, but how can they when the team is falling apart at the seams? Featuring a sequence by guest artist Sam Kieth!

ALL-STAR WESTERN #6
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by MORITAT and PHIL WINSLADE
Cover by LADRONN
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US RATED T+
Jonah Hex fights a giant bat to the death! But even with his winged foe slain, will he and Amadeus Arkham survive being trapped in a cave with the lost tribe of Miagani Indians? Hex and Arkham must enlist help – including some familiar faces and some surprising saviors – if they’re going to make it out of this death trap and bring justice to the enslaver of Gotham’s underprivileged children.
Plus: The Barbary Ghost proves that a girl can be a gang boss’s worst nightmare when she has vengeance on her mind.

TEEN TITANS #6
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard cover in a wraparound format.
In the aftermath of their battle with Superboy, the Teen Titans make a horrifying discovery: Kid Flash has been knocked out of synch! If they are going to save their teammate, the badly beaten and battered teens need to sneak into the New York branch of S.T.A.R. Labs – which means that this issue guest-stars none other than Virgil Hawkins, a.k.a. Static! But if the team was hoping to use the lab for some downtime, they are going to be disappointed, because now they must battle a new, young team of supervillains known only as 2.0! All this and the debut of Kid Flash’s new costume!THE RAY #3
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by JAMAL IGLE and RICH PEROTTA
Cover by JAMAL IGLE
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 4, $2.99 US • RATED T
Lucien can rescue Chanti from the clutches of the Isopods, but can he save his relationship with her? More important, can he save her family from the evil Director, who wants to destroy everything for his art?

STATIC SHOCK #6
Written by SCOTT MCDANIEL
Art by SCOTT MCDANIEL and ANDY OWENS
Cover by KHARY RANDOLPH
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T
Static and Hardware attempt to save Sharon Hawkins from the dangerous criminal mastermind who is responsible for the Hawkins family tragedy. They find Sharon at the heart of a war raging between this sinister mastermind, the brutal Piranha and the unpredictable Pale Man, all battling for the secret of the Darkstar Defense Force. Static is absolutely determined to save his sister and set things right, even if it costs him his own life.

BLUE BEETLE #6
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYER
Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and SAL REGLA
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T
Jaime Reyes has been captured by La Dama and her powerful magicks, and she wants the scarab, no matter the cost. Will he be able to fight off the nightmares she throws at him, or will he succumb to her power?

HAWK AND DOVE #6
Written by ROB LIEFELD
Art and cover by ROB LIEFELD
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T
Hawk and Dove arrive in Gotham City hot on the trail of a villain who has stolen a deadly weapon from their home turf in Washington D.C.! The trail leads from the nation’s capitol all the way to the doorstep of the Dynamic Duo. Get ready for Batman and…Dove?
Legendary creator Rob Liefeld flies solo in this issue with a story that’ll change the way you see Gotham forever!

LEGION LOST #6
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art and cover by PETE WOODS
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Since the first issue, this time-lost band of Legionnaires has been operating in the shadows out of fear of corrupting the timestream. Now, their secret is out! Timber Wolf is captured and interrogated by a shadowy organization! Will he be able to maintain the team’s cover? Or is their future doomed?

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #6
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA
Cover by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US RATED T
New Legion recruit Dragonwing has returned to China to check in with her family – but her sister has fallen in with the wrong crowd and is sporting some terrifying new powers of her own! Has Marya learned the Legion’s lesson of strength in numbers, or will going it alone cost her dearly?

LEGION: SECRET ORIGIN #5

Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art and cover by CHRIS BATISTA and MARC DEERING
On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $2.99 US RATED T
War can make heroes out of seemingly average men, but there is nothing average about the Legion. As their adventures rocket them into the public eye, they must still contend with new threats to their worlds. While attempting to seek help from the century of Super Heroes, they find themselves locked out of time and discover a clue to who is behind the forces terrorizing their homes.
HELLBLAZER #288
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and STEFANO LANDINI
Cover by SIMON BISLEY
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS
John Constantine has been to hell before, but this time it’s for real. Our London chancer must gamble with a powerful adversary, while in the land of the living Epiphany draws blood and Gemma regrets toying with the feelings of gangster Terry Greaves. The line between Hell and Earth fades in part 2 of “Another Season in Hell.”AMERICAN VAMPIRE #24
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS
A drag race to the death comes to a fiery end, a sworn enemy’s identity is finally revealed, and lots of blood is spilled. It’s 1955 in America and teenagers have gone wild and bloodthirsty in “Death Race” part 3!

SPACEMAN #4

“Insanely original.” – AIN’T IT COOL NEWS

“Exceedingly impressive. Bleak…creepy.” – io9

“A snowball of excitement and tragedy all rolled into one great comic.” – IGN

“If someone were to review the new Vertigo Comics series SPACEMAN in the future when the book is set, it might go something like this: ‘Oh em gee. Vertigo duz it agin. Awsum.’” – USA TODAY/Comic Hub

“A richly realized creative world. . . an immediately engaging central character. . . strong, confident story-telling.” – ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY/Shelf Life

“SPACEMAN #1 is obviously a ‘must buy.’ Azzarello’s playfulness with language is taken to a whole new level here. Rating 4.5/5 stars.” – COMIC BOOK RESOURCES

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art EDUARDO RISSO
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 32 pg, 4 of 9, FC, $2.99 US
MATURE READERS
On the run and running out of time, Orson’s life can’t get any worse – until a bounty hunter gets on his tail. Trouble is, this ain’t no ordinary detective. He’s a spaceman, too. Don’t miss the series that H.G. Wells calls “the comic I wish I was alive to read!”

FABLES #114
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and STEVE LEIALOHA
Backup story art by SHAWN McMANUS
Cover by JOAO RUAS
On sale FEBRUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
The most harrowing epic since the series’ inception starts when Snow and Bigby’s cub Therese receives a Christmas gift from an unknown admirer. This red plastic boat may hold the key to a deep, disturbing secret that will incite a series of soul-crushing events for the denizens of Fabletown.
This 8-issue storyline will boast a backup feature that follows Bufkin’s (mis)adventures in Oz painted by fan-favorite Shawn McManus which will be a great entry point for new readers.

iZOMBIE #22
Written by CHRIS ROBERSON
Art and cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS
Things in Eugene, Oregon, are about to get crazy! Who is Gwen’s mysterious rescuer? Why is Spot tied up in a basement? What plans are Ellie the ghost girl and Claire the vampire making in Dixie’s diner, and can Frankenteen figure out how to use a public restroom in time? And just what have Dixie and Gramps the chimp been doing in Spot’s apartment? Look for all the answers in “Repossession” part 4!

NORTHLANDERS #49
Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art by DANIJEL ZEZELJ
Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS
“The Icelandic Trilogy,” continues with part 8 of 9, titled “Wealth.” Civil war rages and the independence of Iceland hangs in the balance. During what was called the Age of The Sturlungs, the Haukssons toil in the background, in secret, always plotting, never giving up.

SCALPED #56
Written by JASON AARON
Art by R.M. GUERA
Cover by JOCK
On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS
The searing final arc starts here in “Trail’s End” part one. Beginning months after last issue’s shocking finale, we pick up with the citizens of the Prairie Rose Rez, some of whom have found a peace they never could have imagined, while others are in more trouble than ever – with at least one person plotting his next move from behind bars.

SWEET TOOTH #30
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS
After last issue’s startling revelations at The Dam, the girls struggle to survive as Jepperd learns the truth about Project Evergreen. But can he make it back in time to save them? And even if he does, how will he get inside the impenetrable Dam? “Unnatural Habitats” amps up and heads toward a stunning conclusion you’ll never see coming!

THE UNWRITTEN #34
Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by PETER GROSS and M.K. PERKER
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS
Tom has fought his way through to the holy of holies, where the Cabal’s high council sits in judgment over the world. But stripped of his magical powers, he’s just one man against a vast machine – and against the even more sinister power that lurks behind it.

THE UNWRITTEN #34.5
Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by PETER GROSS and GARY ERSKINE
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS
On the battlefields of the First World War, old myths die and new ones are born: The Crucified Soldier. The Comrade in White. The Corpse Factory. The Poison Rain. As the balance between reality and fiction tilts crazily in the crucible of war, a young Wilson Taylor has an experience that will change his life forever.

DC KIDS + MISC.

ALL-NEW BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #16
Written by SHOLLY FISCH • Art and cover by RICK BURCHETT and DAN DAVIS
On sale FEBRUARY 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • FINAL ISSUE
It’s Valentine’s Day, and love is in the air. But so is a whole lot of sheer magical insanity, because Batgirl has a not-so-secret admirer: Bat-Mite!TINY TITANS #49
Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO • Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
It’s time to meet…the Squishy Titans! The pink blob Plasmus! The futuristic pet Proty! The stretchy Offspring! The diabolically dirty Clayface! Who’s the squishiest? Who’s the stretchiest? Join us as the Squishy Titans welcome a mysterious new member from the Orange Lantern Corps!

LOONEY TUNES #205
Written by BILL MATHENY • Art and cover by NEAL STERNECKY
On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
While driving along in his (eco-friendly) automobile, Bugs Bunny encounters Gas Guzzlin’ Sam. These two road warriors pull out all the (truck) stops to determine who will be the king of the road.

YOUNG JUSTICE #13
Written by GREG WEISMAN and KEVIN HOPPS Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
In Star City, Artemis is under arrest – and in Gotham City, it’s Clayface vs. the rest of the team in a battle they cannot win! Aqualad’s leadership is on the line, and a fateful choice must be made.

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #18
Written by SCOTT BEATTY • Art by ROBERT POPE and SCOTT McRAE
Cover by VINCE DEPORTER
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Who would you want to solve your mystery: Scooby-Doo’s nose – or high-tech ghost-hunting equipment? When both are put to the test to find out what’s been haunting the old silk mill, you can only imagine who wins (even though he might not want this prize).

MAD MAGAZINE #514
Written and illustrated by the Usual Gang of Idiots
On sale FEBRUARY 22 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US
Forgot to get your honey something for Valentine’s Day? Why not give the gift of MAD! And don’t be surprised when it comes flying right back at you!

END OF NATIONS #4
Written by RICARDO SANCHEZ
Art by YVEL GUICHET
Cover by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY
On sale FEBRUARY 15 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 4, $2.99 US
The climactic finish to the series based on the highly anticipated, free-to-play strategy game from Trion Worlds. With nothing to lose and everything on the line, Shane carries out a desperate plan to bring down the Order’s mighty Typhoon Gun.

GEARS OF WAR #22
Written by KAREN TRAVISS • Art by POP MHAN Cover by COLIN WILSON
On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
The Coalition of Ordered Governments has ceased to exist – its refugees find themselves forced to live like the tribal Stranded they once despised. Delta Squad, now based on an aging carrier, struggles to defend the refugees. Meanwhile, Adam Fenix takes desperate steps to find a way to destroy the virulent Lambent.

SUPERNATURAL #5
Written by BRIAN WOOD • Art by GRANT BOND Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale FEBRUARY 1 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $2.99 US
“Emma of The Isles” continues with our beautiful heroine revealing a deep, dark secret, casting her entire history with Sam in a new light. Meanwhile, Dean is killing evil halfway across the landscape, but to little effect. A more drastic plan of action is required – something the Winchesters couldn’t have planned for!

UNCHARTED #4
Written by JOSHUA WILLIAMSON
Art by SERGIO SANDOVAL and POL GAS
Cover by TONY HARRIS
1:10 Variant cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale FEBRUARY 29 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 6, $2.99 US
Continuing the series based on the best-selling PS3 game! With the real enemy revealed, Drake and Chloe are on the run in the center of the earth and on their way to the lost city of Agartha! But deep in the darkness…something is watching them.

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