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Jeff Parker’s ‘Aquaman’ Plus ‘Forever Evil’ Tie-Ins Forever And Ever In DC Solicitations For December 2013


Courtesy of DC Comics, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books going on sale in Dcember 2013 from the publisher’s New 52 superhero line, the mature readers Vertigo imprint, and the DC Entertainment brand of special projects, digital-first, all-ages and licensed titles. All of the following books can be purchased at finer comic book shops, where you can also pre-order your selections to ensure you’ll get a copy before they sell out.

 

 

FOREVER EVIL #4
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND
1:25 Villain A cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:25 Villain B cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:25 Villain C cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:200 B&W Variant cover by DAVID FINCH and
RICHARD FRIEND
On sale DECEMBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 7, $3.99 US
RATED T • Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with six covers. Please see the order form for more information.
It’s all-out chaos as the DC Universe continues its march through darkness! War erupts across the Earth between the villains! Allegiances are formed! Rivals are murdered! And at center stage it’s Lex Luthor versus Batman—and their fight couldn’t come at a worse time as Deathstroke’s Hunting Party closes in on the world’s only hope against the Crime Syndicate!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #26
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:25 Variant cover by AARON KUDER
1:100 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale DECEMBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for details.
A FOREVER EVIL tie-in! Why has the Crime Syndicate really come to our Earth? What are their darkest secrets? And how will their actions fundamentally change the Justice League as we know it? Meanwhile, Grid controls the world’s power and communications, but what does he truly want from the Syndicate? Plus, a member of the League struggling to survive plots a path of return…and revenge.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #10
Written by MATT KINDT
Art and cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
1:25 Variant cover by DALE EAGLESHAM
1:100 B&W Variant cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information.
A FOREVER EVIL tie-in! The survivors of the Crime Syndicate’s attack now face a world where Earth’s most dangerous criminals are in charge. Can they bring a new team together in time to combat them?
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #26
Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN
1:25 B&W Variant cover by MIKEL JANIN
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
A FOREVER EVIL tie-in! The Crime Syndicate’s Sea King, last seen at the end of “Trinity War,” has cheated death and plagues the JL Dark team!

FOREVER EVIL: A.R.G.U.S. #3
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by PHILIP TAN and JASON PAZ
Cover by MIKEL JANIN
1:25 B&W Variant cover by MIKEL JANIN
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, 3 of 6, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Steve Trevor and his small band of surviving A.R.G.U.S. agents track down the deadly Cheetah, who has Wonder Woman’s lasso in her possession. That lasso could be the only hope of freeing the Justice League!

FOREVER EVIL: ARKHAM WAR #3
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by SCOT EATON and JAIME MENDOZA
Cover by JASON FABOK
1:25 B&W Variant cover by JASON FABOK
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
As the battle for control over Gotham City escalates, a new protector rises. But first, it’s the face-off you won’t want to miss: Killer Croc vs. Bane!

FOREVER EVIL: ROGUES REBELLION #3
Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by SCOTT HEPBURN
Cover by DECLAN SHALVEY
1:25 B&W Variant cover by DECLAN SHALVEY
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
The Rogues continue their flight from the ruthless Crime Syndicate, who have put a bounty on their heads. But en route back to Central City, Mirror Master’s powers malfunction, and they land in the middle of the events of ARKHAM WAR with pretty much every Bat-villain around going after the bounty!

SUICIDE SQUAD #26
Written by MATT KINDT
Art by PATRICK ZIRCHER
Cover by STEVE SKROCE
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
A FOREVER EVIL tie-in! With a murderous King Shark on her tail, Amanda Waller must go deeper into the depths of Belle Reve to free a mysterious prisoner so dangerous that only she knows of his existence! Meanwhile, it’s a battle royal between the Squad’s two Gotham City psychos: Harley Quinn and James Gordon, Jr.!

TRINITY OF SIN: PANDORA #6
Written by RAY FAWKES
Art by FRANCIS PORTELA
Cover by JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
A FOREVER EVIL TIE-IN! Pandora seeks answers from the one man who seems to have them…Earth-3′s The Outsider! But first she must make it past a rabid Vandal Savage, who wants revenge for what Pandora has done to him! All this, and an unexpected visit from the Hellblazer himself, John Constantine!

TRINITY OF SIN: THE PHANTOM STRANGER #14
Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art by FERNANDO BLANCO
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
A FOREVER EVIL TIE-IN! John Constantine, Swamp Thing and Nightmare Nurse have a plan for how to stop FOREVER EVIL—to destroy the embodiment of Evil Itself—and they intend to draft Phantom Stranger into their war. But the Stranger has no intention of joining the new Justice League Dark—until Constantine opens a door into the Stranger’s past, revealing secrets that make him question everything he’s ever believed about himself…

JUSTICE LEAGUE 3000 #1
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art and cover by HOWARD PORTER
1:50 B&W Variant cover by HOWARD PORTER
RESOLICIT • On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information. This title is resolicited. All previous orders are canceled.
The new series starring the heroes of today—tomorrow is resolicited, now with legendary artist Howard Porter (JLA) on board! But what are these heroes doing in the year 3000? And who (or what) brought them there? Get ready for a dose of wonder from the writing team of Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis!

AQUAMAN #26
Written by JEFF PARKER
Art and cover by PAUL PELLETIER and SEAN PARSONS
1:25 Variant cover by PAUL PELLETIER and SEAN PARSONS
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
“Sea of Storms” begins with the debut of new AQUAMAN writer Jeff Parker! The Earth’s crust is grinding to life, releasing deadly volcanoes and bizarre creatures…so humanity’s first instinct is to blame Atlantis! And as the plates pull apart, the pressures of ruling a kingdom under siege are weighing on Aquaman and Mera as well!

GREEN ARROW #26
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO
1:25 B&W Variant cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
“THE OUTSIDERS WAR” begins here! Oliver Queen finally knows the location of the Outsiders’ base, but first he must return to the place where Green Arrow was born: The Island! Secrets are revealed, new villains introduced, and a mind-blowing final page kicks off this new storyline with a bang!

THE FLASH #26
Written by CHRISTOS N. GAGE
Art by NEIL GOOGE
Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
In this special standalone story, The Flash loses someone important to him. To catch the villain responsible, The Flash must figure out how to use his powers in the one place where they do him little good: the sky!

CONSTANTINE #9
Written by RAY FAWKES
Art by ACO
Cover by HOWARD PORTER
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Who is John Constantine? Lost and confused now that he’s sold himself out to the Cold Flame, John becomes vulnerable to attack by Spellbinder! What secrets will be revealed when John is forced to travel though his own mind?

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA’S VIBE #10
Written by STERLING GATES
Art by ANDRES GUINALDO and MARK IRWIN
Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Can Vibe save his brother, stop an alien invasion and stay alive? That last one may be a tall order!

 

KATANA #10
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art by ALEX SANCHEZ and WAYNE FAUCHER
Cover by ALEX SANCHEZ
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Katana must choose: Side with her new Sword Clan allies or her old friend Shun as the Mad Samurai plots his revenge!

 

WORLDS’ FINEST #18
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by R.B. SILVA and JOE WEEMS
Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCINO
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
As Power Girl’s abilities grow increasingly uncontrollable and unpredictable, Huntress finds herself without backup as she stalks a new villain preying on the upper crust of New York City glamour.

 

EARTH 2 #18
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT
Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:25 B&W Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
The new Batman of Earth 2 tries to turn the tide in the war against the forces of Darkseid and Apokolips, but even as new allies reveal themselves the planet trembles before its new rulers.

WONDER WOMAN #26
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art and GORAN SUDZUKA
Cover by CLIFF CHIANG
1:25 B&W Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Wonder Woman’s brother and sister are being held hostage by none other than Cassandra, the sadistic sibling she hasn’t even met yet! And speaking of hostages, we’re taking bets on how long chains can hold the First Born!

SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #3
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art and cover by TONY S. DANIEL and BATT
1:25 Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH
1:100 B&W Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL and BATT
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for details.
Zod unleashed! Can Superman and Wonder Woman stop this madman before he gains full power under the Earth’s yellow sun? Guest-starring the JLA, and featuring a shocking conclusion that could mean the end of Superman and Wonder Woman together!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

SUPERMAN UNCHAINED #6
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Backup story art by DUSTIN NGUYEN
1:300 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
“We Can Be Heroes” Blank variant cover available
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with twelve covers. Please see the order form for more information.
The Man of Tomorrow and the Superman of yesterday go at it—no holds barred! Supes goes full throttle after his would-be ally, Wraith, in a seismic battle ranging from deep space to the ocean’s floor and ultimately the core of the earth! Meanwhile, Lois Lane holds the key to defeating Ascension, but she needs to reach the Fortress of Solitude to ensure its safekeeping—not to mention hers! And she’s being pursued by a heavily armed force, and it isn’t Ascension!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

ACTION COMICS #26
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by AARON KUDER
1:25 B&W Variant cover by AARON KUDER
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
All hell breaks loose as Superman is caught between an alien menace and the super-powered soldier the U.S. Army has sent to kill it!

SUPERMAN #26
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by KENNETH ROCAFORT
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
1:25 B&W Variant cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
In the aftermath of “Krypton Returns,” a distraught Man of Steel returns to find that the Parasite is back—and he is very hungry. First on the menu: Lois Lane!

SUPERGIRL #26
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and RAY McCARTHY
Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and CAM SMITH
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Following the stunning conclusion of “Krypton Returns,” Supergirl arrives back on Earth with a new mission and a clearer understanding of her place in the universe. But a striking new foe prepares to welcome Supergirl home: LOBO! What could the mysterious new character want from Supergirl? Find out as the hot new creative team of writer Tony Bedard (GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS) and artist Yildiray Cinar (EARTH 2) launch Supergirl into the next stage of her life in the DC Universe!

SUPERBOY #26
Written by FRANK HANNAH and MARV WOLFMAN
Art by ANDRES GUINALDO
Cover by RAFA SANDOVAL
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Lost in time with the Teen Titans, Superboy comes to some startling revelations about his origins and future! Can he and the team rescue Kid Flash and find the way back to their own era?

 

BATMAN/SUPERMAN #6
Written by GREG PAK
Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG
1:100 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Throughout the cosmos, one name commands respect and fear above all others. That name is MONGUL, and the world-conquering despot has his eyes set on Earth! And unless Batman and Superman can take down the mad, monstrous might of Mongul, the whole world will suffer!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

HARLEY QUINN #1
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by CHAD HARDIN
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
1:25 Variant cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
Harley is set to begin her new life, but she needs a job first! Enter the Coney Island Roller Derby! It’s game time as Harley sets out to destroy her competition—literally!

DAMIAN: SON OF BATMAN #3
Written by ANDY KUBERT
Art and cover by ANDY KUBERT
1:25 Variant cover by PATRICK GLEASON
1:100 B&W Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 4, $3.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Damian Wayne has been bruised and beaten to a pulp…but nothing before will compare to his latest confrontation with the horde of villains in this issue. When pitted against Professor Pyg, DC villain’s month darling Jakanapes and other baddies, how will Damian survive—especially when he finds a certain clown waiting for him at the finish line?

BATMAN #26
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
1:25 Variant cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for details.
ZERO YEAR continues! With Gotham City thrown into total chaos by The Riddler, Batman and Jim Gordon must learn to work together! This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

DETECTIVE COMICS #26
Written by JOHN LAYMAN
Art by AARON LOPRESTI
Cover by JASON FABOK
1:25 B&W Variant cover by JASON FABOK
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 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.
Batman works to contain a swarm of genetically altered killer bats, as well as She-Bat and other humans who have been mutated into bat-people.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BATGIRL #26
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art and cover by FERNANDO PASARIN and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by ALEX GARNER
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The shocking conclusion of “Batgirl: Wanted”! Can Barbara save her father’s life without compromising the truth about her brother’s death?

 

BATWING #26
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and JULIO FERREIRA
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Luke’s journey to Italy gets him deeper into the criminal underworld – unfortunately for him, that means fighting superpowered villains in a death tournament where he can’t use the Batwing armor!

 

BIRDS OF PREY #26
Written by CHRISTY MARX
Art by ROMANO MOLENAAR and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by JORGE MOLINA
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The Birds strike back! Canary cuts loose against Regulus! Condor cuts loose on Tsiklon! Batgirl and Strix cut loose on everybody! Will it be enough for them to escape with their lives?

 

NIGHTWING #26
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art and cover by WILL CONRAD
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
With the events of FOREVER EVIL looming, Nightwing enters the final stages of life as he knows it!

 

 

CATWOMAN #26
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
Cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Catwoman’s adventure in the Gotham Underground comes to a deadly end as she tries to pull off a heist by pitting Doctor Phosphorus, Warhog and The Joker’s Daughter against each other!

 

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #26
Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art by ALEX MALEEV
Cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
1:25 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
A sweeping visual tale of Gotham City’s forgotten citizens: the abused and the voiceless. Will these desperate souls find their angel in The Dark Knight? Find out in this special mostly silent issue.

BATMAN AND TWO-FACE #26
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
It’s double trouble as Batman investigates Harvey Dent’s past to try to find him in the present—but is he ready to face the dark truth behind Two-Face’s origin?

 

 

BATWOMAN #26
Written by MARC ANDREYKO
Art by JEREMY HAUN
Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
1:25 Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Kate Kane’s life has always been one of intrigue and adventure, but since she took on the mantle of Batwoman, things have been in overdrive with no sign of slowing down! Join us as Batwoman starts her next chapter and faces a threat that might just have her rethinking her career as a hero!

TALON #14
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art by EMANUEL SIMEONI
Cover by EMANUEL SIMEONI
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The Court of Owls’ machinations threaten to tear Gotham City apart, and no one but Calvin Rose can take them down once and for all!

 

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #26
Written by JAMES TYNION IV
Art by JULIUS GOPEZ and RAY McCARTHY
Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The last stand of Jason Todd? Ra’s al Ghul is back and more powerful than ever! The Outlaws are being held captive and Jason Todd has lost his memories…can things get any worse for the team?

 

GREEN LANTERN #26
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by BILLY TAN and ROB HUNTER
Cover by BILLY TAN
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BILLY TAN
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 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.
Still in disarray after the events of “LIGHTS OUT,” Hal and Kilowog struggle to enforce the Corps’ new directive against Star Sapphire Nol-Anj! Having revealed a command of the Violet light unlike any the Corps has encountered before, Hal makes an earth-shaking decision. Is his win-at-all-costs attitude exactly the kind of leadership the Corps needs, or is he walking them into their next trap?
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #26
Written by VAN JENSEN and ROBERT VENDITTI
Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BERNARD CHANG
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
It’s Lantern vs. Lantern as John Stewart battles Hal Jordan for the leadership of the Corps! For months, John Stewart has let his anger build as Hal Jordan sent Guy Gardner into the Red Lanterns and declared war against other corps across the spectrum. After the devastating events of “LIGHTS OUT,” John is determined to rebuild the Corps as he sees fit—even if it means taking down his oldest friend!

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #26
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art and cover by BRAD WALKER and DREW HENNESSY
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRAD WALKER and DREW HENNESSY
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
The planet of Exuro is a paradise—but at a terrible cost: They’re literally stealing from their own futures! When the Exurans cross the line and bring the wrath of the cosmos down on themselves, it’s up to Kyle Rayner to resolve the conflict…but what exactly do the New Guardians want him to see about the difficult choice he’ll have to make?

LARFLEEZE #6
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art by SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Now that Larfleeze is a living power battery, how will his former corps recharge its rings! The Orange Lanterns are prepared to pry open Agent Orange to find out!

 

RED LANTERNS #26
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art and cover by ALESSANDRO VITTI
1:25 B&W Variant cover by ALESSANDRO VITTI
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
A RED WILL BE DEAD! It’s Guy Gardner and five Red Lanterns on their first mission in Sector 2814—a planetary army a billion strong, led by the evil fascist dictator Field Marshal Gensui. How can they all possibly survive? In fact, not all of them do!

ANIMAL MAN #26
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by CULLY HAMNER
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Animal Man in outer space! How did this happen? And what will Buddy find on “THE SEED PLANET”?

 

ALL-STAR WESTERN #26
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by MORITAT
Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+
Trapped in modern times, Jonah Hex sets out to find the money he left buried around the southwest. But a chance encounter with John Constantine sets the Civil War vet on a collision course with the occult.

 

THE GREEN TEAM: TEEN TRILLIONAIRES #7
Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art and cover by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYER
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Tensions rise after the team loses of one of their own! Money can’t buy them love—nor resurrection! Can the Green Team survive this tragedy?

 

 

THE MOVEMENT #7
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II
Cover by HOWARD PORTER
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
The Movement has been taken down, and only the powerless Vengeance Moth is left to protect the streets from the Graveyard Faction!

 

STORMWATCH #26
Written by JIM STARLIN
Art and cover by YVEL GUICHET and LE BEAU UNDERWOOD
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
Storm Control decides to trade one peril to Earth for another while Stormwatch teams up with a mega-powered cosmic dynamo, and we finally get to meet Extremax the Omega in the flesh!

 

SWAMP THING #26
Written by CHARLES SOULE
Art and cover by JESUS SAIZ
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
The Avatar of the Green has something to prove, and he’s going to do it by killing Animal Man and/or destroying the world—not necessarily in that order! Plus, the origin of Swamp Thing’s newest foe, the implacable Seeder, in a story filled with cameos from some of the DCU’s darkest magical denizens!

TEEN TITANS #26
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by TYLER KIRKHAM and ART THIBERT
Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
Secrets are revealed and trusts tested as the Teen Titans finally begin to understand Kid Flash’s criminal actions before he became a heroic member of the team.

 

 

 

BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE #4
Written by NATHAN EDMONDSON, DUSTIN NGUYEN, MICHAEL ALLRED, LEE ALLRED, DAVID MACHO and SEAN “CHEEKS” GALLOWAY
Art by KENNETH ROCAFORT, DUSTIN NGUYEN, MICHAEL ALLRED, RUBEN PELLEJERO and SEAN “CHEEKS” GALLOWAY
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 48 pg, B&W, 4 of 6, $4.99 US • RATED T
The latest issue of the new BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE miniseries serves up new tales of the Dark Knight from the creative talents of Nathan Edmondson and Kenneth Rocafort, Dustin Nguyen, Michael Allred and Lee Allred, David Macho and Ruben Pellejero and Sean “Cheeks” Galloway!

ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #8
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Art and cover by JOE BENNETT and BELARDINO BRABO
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
Dr. Emil Hamilton seeks out Superman with some shocking news—not only has S.T.A.R. Labs discovered the location of Krypton, but as far as they can tell, the planet remains intact! Join ARROW showrunner Marc Guggenheim and superstar artist Joe Bennett as they take Superman on a journey that challenges everything he thought he knew about Krypton!

BATMAN ‘66 #6
Written by TOM PEYER and JEFF PARKER
Art by TY TEMPLETON
Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
1:25 Variant cover by JONATHAN CASE
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
Guest writer Tom Peyer unleashes the Bookworm on the Dynamic Duo! At first, it appears that he’s only made a public display of stealing a giant, worthless check. But it’s actually a front for a more nefarious plot to uncover all of Batman’s secrets! And then get ready for Olga, Queen of the Cossacks.

BATMAN BEYOND UNIVERSE #5
Written by KYLE HIGGINS and CHRISTOS N. GAGE
Art by THONY SILAS and IBAN COELLO
Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
In the fallout of Rewire’s attack on Neo-Gotham, one of the original Batman’s foes makes a shocking return! Plus, the Justice League encounters the biggest threat they’ve ever faced when all the world’s technology starts to rebel! But who or what is behind this global crisis?

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT 100-PAGE SUPER SPECTACULAR #1
Written by DAN MISHKIN and JIM ZUBKAVICH
Art by TOM MANDRAKE and NEIL GOOGE
Cover by DAVID WILLIAMS
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 96 pg, FC, $9.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
In “Without Sin,” when the disfigured body of a priest is uncovered at a Gotham City demolition site, all clues lead Batman to suspect one of his old foes. But in Gotham City, not everything is as it appears. Plus: In “Dr. Quinn’s Diagnosis,” Batman interrogates Harley Quinn, who might reveal her puddin’s secrets…if Batman agrees to one strange demand.

HE-MAN AND THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #9
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by MICHAEL O’HARE
Cover by FRAZER IRVING
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
He-Man and his allies continue their desperate quest into the underworld of Subternia. Their goal: nothing less than the salvation of Eternia itself! But even if they have the right to ask the life-force of Zoar for aid, just what horrors and dangers stand in their way?

DC UNIVERSE VS. THE MASTERS OF THE UNIVERSE #5
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and TONY BEDARD
Art by DEXTER SOY
Cover by BERNARD CHANG
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T
With the fate of the earth in the balance, it’s the final showdown between the DC heroes and the Masters of the Universe! Plus, Teela and John Constantine travel to a dark realm to rescue Superman and find the secret of reversing the enchantment that holds Earth’s champions under its spell.

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #12
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by MIKE S. MILLER and TOM DERENICK
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
1:10 DC Collectibles photo variant cover
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST • FINAL ISSUE
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
FINAL ISSUE—FOR NOW! Will a hero’s sacrifice have been in vain? Batman races against time to synthesize the pill that Luthor created to produce an army of super soldiers. He knows Superman is coming for him, but he has no choice but to try. Don’t miss the shocking turn of events that leads to the next phase of INJUSTICE!

SMALLVILLE: ALIEN #1
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by EDGAR SALAZAR and DYM
Cover by CAT STAGGS
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 40 pg, FC, 1 of 4, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST
A new SMALLVILLE miniseries begins! Superman has barely adjusted to his new status quo when he finds himself racing against time (and Lex Luthor!) to uncover the secret behind a Russian meteor strike. Something has fallen from space—and it looks an awful lot like a Monitor! Don’t miss “Alien” part 1 of 4!

TEEN TITANS GO! #1
Written by SHOLLY FISCH and MERRILL HAGAN
Art by BEN BATES and JORGE CORONA
Cover by DAN HIPP
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Based on the hit new TV show, feast your eyes on this all-new, all-ages comic book series! Join Robin, Starfire, Beast Boy, Cyborg and Raven as they display their unique brand of hijinks, mayhem and justice! But giant pizza monsters aren’t the only dastardly and delicious villains on the menu…so dig in, Titans!

LOONEY TUNES #216
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art and cover by WALTER CARZON and HORACIO OTTOLINI
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Foghorn Leghorn knows all about clowning, and he’s willing to help Egghead with his new project. Who needs that big book the boy’s carrying around? Of course, when the big machine Egghead built starts churning out CLONES instead of clowns, who will help whom out of this sticky situation?

BEWARE THE BATMAN #3
Written by SCOTT BEATTY
Art and cover by LUCIANO VECCHIO
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
Tobias Whale has not forgotten the store of weapons sunk under Gotham City’s bay. He’s ready to salvage the ship, but Batman’s also made plans. When they collide undersea near the continental shelf, who will prevail?

 

BATMAN: LI’L GOTHAM #9
Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS and DUSTIN NGUYEN
Art and cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E • DIGITAL FIRST
When Batman and Robin chase the cunning Clayface into Gotham City’s biggest Comic-Con, they run into security, other heroes, and trouble! And on Labor Day, Jenna Duffy—carpenter to Gotham City’s criminal class—takes the day off. But will interruptions doom her personal project?

MAD MAGAZINE #525
Written and illustrated by
THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US
That special season of gift-giving is here! This time, forget the coal in your loved ones’ stockings—instead, give them MAD!

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #40
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art by TBD
Cover by SCOTT GROSS
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
The TexMex Shipping company delivers on time, every time—unless you live in Jackpot, which takes its “ghost town” reputation a little TOO seriously. Scooby and the gang are about to trade the Mystery Machine for a TexMex truck and go undercover to unmask a six-shootin’ specter!

 

 

 

DEAD BOY DETECTIVES #1
Written by TOBY LITT and MARK BUCKINGHAM
Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and GARY ERSKINE
Cover by MARK BUCKINGHAM
1:13 Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
From the pages of THE SANDMAN, Neil Gaiman’s dead boys get their own monthly series! As fans of storybook detectives, Edwin Paine (died 1916) and Charles Rowland (died 1990) will take on any and all mysteries—including their own untimely deaths! The dead boys head back to St. Hilarions, where bullying headmasters continue to rule the school. But when they investigate the lingering mysteries of their own deaths, they meet a young girl named Crystal whose tech skills and strange link to the undead earn her a place as a new detective. DEAD BOY DETECTIVES is a fast-paced adventure series that takes us from the bustling streets of contemporary London to Japanese-inspired video games and dangerous worlds perched somewhere between the now and nevermore.

THE SANDMAN: OVERTURE #2
Written by NEIL GAIMAN
Art by J.H. WILLIAMS III
Cover A by J.H. WILLIAMS III
Cover B by DAVE McKEAN
1:100 B&W Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
1:200 B&W Variant cover by DAVE McKEAN
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6, $3.99 US
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will ship with five covers. Please see the order form for more information.
In which Daniel enters Mad Hettie’s dream and Morpheus discovers why he has been summoned and what he has been summoned to do.
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

HINTERKIND #3
Written by IAN EDGINTON
Art by FRANCESCO TRIFOGLI
Cover by GREG TOCCHINI
On sale DECTEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Having narrowly escaped becoming a meal for a Ligon-eating Bridge Troll, Prosper and Angus now find themselves prisoners of the tracker Jon Hobb and his motley crew. A long journey and an uncertain future far on the West Coast awaits them, provided something even worse doesn’t get them all first! The thrilling adventures continue in HINTERKIND #3!

COFFIN HILL #3
Written by CAITLIN KITTREDGE
Art by INAKI MIRANDA
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
The woods of Coffin Hill offer up some old bones, but the fate of the two missing teenagers remains a mystery. Nate reluctantly accepts Eve’s help with his investigation when he hits a wall. And just as Nate and Eve rekindle their disastrous relationship, Eve’s friend Mel wakes from her ten-year catatonic state and tells Eve that more darkness than she ever suspected has awakened along with her…

TRILLIUM #5
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 8, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
The last love story continues to amaze in the book the critics at Big Shiny Robot call “unique in its storytelling, dense and well-rendered…a work of artistic craftsmanship that you just don’t see in comics anymore…have this title added to your pull list immediately.” Indulge in the romance and discover how the fabric of the universe will never be the same.

THE WAKE PART ONE #1
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by SEAN MURPHY
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 112 pg, FC, $9.99 US • MATURE READERS
The first five issues of the acclaimed new Vertigo series THE WAKE are all collected in this new special!

 

 

100 BULLETS: BROTHER LONO #7
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by EDUARDO RISSO
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, 7 of 8, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
The penultimate issue of the book fans have been raving about has arrived! Will Lono continue down the path of redemption or give in to his violent nature? Find out in the intoxicating and deadly world of 100 BULLETS: BROTHER LONO!

ASTRO CITY #7
Written by KURT BUSIEK
Art by BRENT ANDERSON
Cover by ALEX ROSS
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
A major new 4-part epic begins featuring Winged Victory, Samaritan and the Confessor, three of Astro City’s most popular heroes. It begins when a young boy seeks sanctuary and training at Winged Victory’s school for battered women—and builds to revelations, accusations and a threat that may spell the end of her heroic career. Plus: Winged Victory’s origin is revealed at last.

FABLES #136
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and RUSS BRAUN
Cover by DANIEL DOS SANTOS
On sale DECEMBER 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
“CAMELOT,” part 6 of 7! The new Round Table has been established and potential knights errant are beginning to arrive from worlds over—including one ragged and mysterious piece of work from who-knows-where? At the same time some of the early volunteers are sent on their first quests. Raise your hand if you think that will go smoothly.

FBP: FEDERAL BUREAU OF PHYSICS #6
Written by SIMON OLIVER
Art by ROBBI RODRIGUEZ
Cover by NATHAN FOX
On sale DECEMBER 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
When the newest member of the team is introduced, nothing is what it first appears—again! The agents of the FBP have learned to deal with unruly physics, but can they learn to deal with each other? The turbulent nature of the FBP gets even crazier in issue #6.

FAIREST #22
Written by MARC ANDREYKO
Art by SHAWN McMANUS
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale DECEMBER 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Cinderella returns in an all-new epic! After an assassination attempt on Snow White, Cind is called back into service to unravel an age-old conspiracy that dates back to that fateful midnight ball! Can Cind uncover the plot and prevent a massacre in Fabletown? For the first time in FAIREST, this globe-spanning adventure ties in directly with events in FABLES! Join us for “Of Men and Mice” a 6-issue tale by critically acclaimed writer Marc Andreyko (MANHUNTER, Torso, The Lost) and legendary artist Shawn McManus (CINDERELLA, SWAMP THING)!

TOM STRONG AND THE PLANET OF PERIL #6
Written by PETER HOGAN
Art and cover by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY
On sale DECEMBER 31 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T
Tom Strong can’t believe that finding a cure for Tesla’s troubles may lead to the death of her husband. Saving an entire civilization along with his family will require timing, skill…and a whole lot of luck!

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