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DC Comics On Sale In February 2013: Before Watchmen, New 52, Vertigo, DC Kids [Solicitations]

Courtesy of DC Entertainment, ComicsAlliance brings you an advance look at new periodical comic books going on sale in February, 2013 from the publisher’s myriad of lines like the New 52, Before Watchmen, the mature readers Vertigo imprint and the all-ages DC Kids series. 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.BEFORE WATCHMEN: DOLLAR BILL #1
Written by LEN WEIN
Art and cover by STEVE RUDE
1:25 Variant cover by DARWYN COOKE
1:200 Variant cover by JIM LEE
One-shot • On sale JANUARY 30 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information.
“Are you kidding? I’m only an actor, not a real crimefighter.”
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BEFORE WATCHMEN: DR. MANHATTAN #4
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Art and cover by ADAM HUGHES
1:25 Variant cover by NEAL ADAMS
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 4, $3.99 US
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the Order Form for details.
“I have a small suggestion regarding the destruction of Earth.”
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BEFORE WATCHMEN: RORSCHACH #4
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art and cover by LEE BERMEJO
1:25 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 4, $3.99 US
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the Order Form for details.
“You all got what you deserved…”
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BEFORE WATCHMEN: COMEDIAN #6
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art and cover by J.G. JONES
1:25 Variant cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $3.99 US
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
“…has been shot. Is that possible? Is that possible? It’s… is it possible, ladies and gentlemen? It is possible, he has…!”
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BEFORE WATCHMEN: OZYMANDIAS #6
Written by LEN WEIN
Art and cover by JAE LEE
1:25 Variant cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $3.99 US
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the Order Form for details.
“Remember that island I mentioned buying a few years back?”
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #17
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
Variant cover by STEVE SKROCE
1:100 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 40 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.
• The epic, full-length conclusion to “THRONE OF ATLANTIS” hits as Aquaman and the League make a sinister discovery that changes both the outcome of the war and the future of the Justice League!
• What is THE GRID-and what does it mean to expanding the Justice League?
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

AQUAMAN #17
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by PAUL PELLETIER and ART THIBERT
1:25 B&W Variant cover by PAUL PELLETIER and ART THIBERT
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 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.
• A startling epilogue to “THRONE OF ATLANTIS”!
• With the secrets of Atlantis revealed, Aquaman is confronted by a horrible myth from Atlantis’s past that’s connected to his own. Plus: Mera confronts a longtime enemy.

GREEN ARROW #17
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO
1:50 Variant cover by DAVID FINCH
“We Can Be Heroes” blank variant cover available
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the Order Form for details.
• Welcome the new team of writer JEFF LEMIRE and artist ANDREA SORRENTINO!
• As Ollie struggles to come to terms with the loss of his fortune, his company and his heritage, he discovers a shocking truth about his father that ties to his time stranded on an island before he became Green Arrow.
• Plus: Green Arrow battles the deadly archer known as Komodo!

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by DAVID FINCH
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with 54 covers. See following page for details.
• The march toward TRINITY WAR begins with part one of “WORLD’S MOST DANGEROUS”!
• Green Lantern! Green Arrow! Catwoman! Katana! Vibe! Hawkman! Stargirl! They aren’t the world’s greatest super heroes-they’re the most dangerous! But why does a team like the JLA need to exist? What is their ultimate mission? And who is pulling the strings?
• Plus: Find out why Martian Manhunter is the most dangerous of them all. Period.
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 #1 VARIANT COVERS
JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1 is available with cover art by DAVID FINCH.
The standard edition cover features the flag of the United States.
This issue is available in 52 U.S. flag variant editions, one for each state plus Washington D.C. and Puerto Rico
In addition, you may order a shrinkwrapped pack of the standard edition of JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1 plus all 52 variant covers, with a suggested retail price of $149.99 US. There is no minimum purchase needed to order this item.

KATANA #1
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art by ALEX SANCHEZ
Cover by DAVID FINCH
1:50 Variant cover by DAVID FINCH
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 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 JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA and BIRDS OF PREY!
• KATANA is a former assassin on a noble quest to restore the OUTSIDERS to their former glory!
• Will she succeed, or will she be overcome by the power of her sword, the SoulTaker?

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA’S VIBE #1
Written by ANDREW KREISBERG and GEOFF JOHNS
Art by PETE WOODS
Cover by DAVID FINCH
1:50 Variant cover by DAVID FINCH
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 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.
• No, that’s not a typo. Vibe stars in his own ongoing monthly title, starting with this debut issue cowritten by GEOFF JOHNS!
• One of the most unlikely members of the Justice League of America ever (okay, THE most unlikely) will soon discover he’s one of the most powerful individuals on Earth. But how did Vibe get his abilities? What is the cost to them? And why does the JLA want him on the team so desperately?
• Plus: We’ve seen the Red Room and the Black Room, but what is…the Circus?

THE FLASH #17
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
1:25 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 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.
• The finale of “GORILLA WARFARE” as Barry’s battle with Grodd comes to its bone-crunching conclusion!
• Don’t miss the introduction of one of The Flash’s greatest foes!

WONDER WOMAN #17
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by TONY AKINS and DAN GREEN
Cover by CLIFF CHIANG
1:25 B&W Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 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.
• Wonder Woman, War and Orion must join forces to save Zola’s baby from Hermes!
• Orion’s reasons for helping Wonder Woman lead to a disastrous betrayal!
• Plus: The truth about the dreaded First Born is revealed! Woe to the world…

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #17
Written by FRANK TIERI
Art and cover by JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERT
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• THE SHADOW THIEF makes his first appearance in The New 52!
• Hawkman’s mission to uncover the secrets of Thanagarian weapons on Earth leads him into the path of a deadly of Xerxes!

THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MAN #17
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art and cover by DAN JURGENS and RAY McCARTHY
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Guest starring the TEEN TITANS!
• Are the Teen Titans here to help Firestorm-or will they use any means necessary to stop him from losing control of his powers?

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #17
Written by JOE KEATINGE
Art by RICKEN
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS fans take note as ARSENAL takes the stage in this special issue!
• Roy Harper is all too familiar with the road to hell being paved with good intentions, so he’s not totally surprised when an attempt to help Killer Croc leaves him running for his life on the streets of Japan.
• Guest-starring Red Hood and Starfire!

EARTH 2 #9
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art and cover by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT
1:25 B&W Variant cover by NICOLA SCOTT and TREVOR SCOTT
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 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.
• As a new story arc begins, DR. FATE makes his Earth 2 debut!
• Supernatural powers are emerging on Earth 2, and that means new heroes on the scene-not to mention new villains!
• Plus: The debut of the new Wotan!

WORLDS’ FINEST #9
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by KEVIN MAGUIRE, GEORGE PEREZ and SANDRA HOPE
Cover by BARRY KITSON
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Power Girl and a wounded Huntress are attacked on Power Girl’s island headquarters by a mysterious and deadly new group of villains!
• What do the villains have to do with the missing Michael Holt and the radioactive monster known as Hakkou?

ACTION COMICS #17
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Backup story written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art by RAGS MORALES, BRAD WALKER, MARK PROPST and DREW HENNESSY
Backup story art by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY
Cover by RAGS MORALES
Variant cover by TERRY DODSON and RACHEL DODSON
1:100 B&W Variant cover by RAGS MORALES
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $5.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the order form for more information.
• You don’t dare miss Grant Morrison’s stunning, extra-sized final issue of ACTION COMICS!
• It’s no small battle as Superman fights to save all of creation in this epic!
• This issue is destined to be a milestone in The New 52!
• Plus: In the backup story, whatever happened to the men of tomorrow(s)?
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

SUPERMAN #17
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
1:25 B&W Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 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.
• The startling conclusion of “H’EL ON EARTH”!
• It’s the final fight with H’El – and to win, one of the team will have to make a fatal sacrifice! • The shocks continue as the all-new Oracle
appears!

SUPERBOY #17
Written by TOM DeFALCO
Art and cover by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The startling conclusion of “H’EL ON EARTH”!
• Superboy faces off against the Herald of the Oracle!

SUPERGIRL #17
Written by MIKE JOHNSON
Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The penutimate chaper of “H’EL ON EARTH”!
• Earth is on the brink of destruction as H’El’s machinations come to fruition!
• How far will Kara go to save Krypton?

BATMAN, INCORPORATED #8
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
1:100 B&W Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the Order Form for details.
• Everything Grant Morrison has been planning since the start of BATMAN, INCORPORATED leads to this stunning issue!
• You must not miss this one!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BATMAN #17
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL and BATT
1:100 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 40 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.
• This is it: The stunning conclusion to “DEATH OF THE FAMILY”!
• Who lives? Who dies? Who laughs last? Find out as Batman and The Joker face off one last time!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

TALON #5
Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV
Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH
1:25 Variant cover by MIKE CHOI
1:100 B&W Variant cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
• The Talon vs. Felix Harmon, a.k.a. The Gotham Ripper!
• The bank heist goes terribly wrong. Who will make it out alive-and who is already dead?!
• The Talons secret hideout is in danger-and so are all the people in it!

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #17
Written by GREGG HURWITZ
Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
1:25 B&W Variant cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 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.
• Ethan Van Sciver’s first storyline as regular artist continues as the gory details of The Mad Hatter’s past are revealed!
• With The Mad Hatter kidnapping citizens all over Gotham City, not even Batman can figure what he’s after.

BATMAN AND ROBIN #17
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Batman and Robin gear up to protect Gotham City in the week leading up to the 300th anniversary of the city’s founding!
• It’s a who’s who of Gotham City’s worst against The Dynamic Duo!

DETECTIVE COMICS #17
Written by JOHN LAYMAN
Art and cover by JASON FABOK
Backup story art by ANDY CLARKE
1:25 B&W Variant cover by JASON FABOK
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• The repercussions of “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” spread as Batman tracks down the League of Smiles, a criminal group of psychotic killers that worship The Joker!
• Deadly new villains are introduced-and you won’t believe their horrific ties to Arkham Asylum!
• Plus: In the backup story, learn the secrets behind The League of Smiles’ beginnings!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

BATGIRL #17
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by ED BENES
Cover by JUAN JOSE RYP
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Barbara Gordon must deal with the fallout from “DEATH OF THE FAMILY” in this issue that will forever change her status quo in The New 52!
• What does James Gordon Jr. have planned for his sister, Batgirl?

BATWOMAN #17
Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN
Art and cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
1:25 B&W Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 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.
• It’s the massive conclusion to the current storyline as Batwoman and Wonder Woman struggle to defeat Medusa and a horde of villains!
• Don’t miss the start of a surprising new status quo for Batwoman!

CATWOMAN #17
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art and cover by RAFA SANDOVAL and JORDI TARRAGONA
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• After facing down The Joker and the power of Eclipso, Catwoman needs some downtime-which for her means a crime spree!
• Detective Alvarev is back on her tail-this kitty needs to watch her step!

BIRDS OF PREY #17
Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI
Art and cover by ROMANO MOLENAAR and VICENTE CIFUENTES
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The Birds are trapped fighting Basilisk-in total darkness!
• Something strange is happening to Black Canary…and only one man can be responsible. But Kurt Lance died years ago-right?

BATWING #17
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art and cover by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• “BATWING: ENEMY OF THE STATE” continues!
• Batwing learns the hard way that you can’t bring justice to a country that doesn’t want it!
• Plus: Batwing battles the Sky Pirate!

NIGHTWING #17
Written by KYLE HIGGINS
Art by JUAN JOSE RYP and VICENTE CIFUENTES
Cover by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Dick Grayson’s life lies in ruins in the wake of the events surrounding “DEATH OF THE FAMILY”!
• Is his career as Nightwing over? Where will he go now?
• Will the voice of reason come from Damian Wayne?

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #17
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by TIMOTHY GREEN II
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• In the wake of “DEATH OF THE FAMILY,” Bruce Wayne confronts Jason Todd!
• You DO NOT want to miss this!

GREEN LANTERN #17
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY
Cover by DOUG MAHNKE and MARK IRWIN
1:25 B&W Variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $3.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• An epic, destiny-fueled adventure begins here with part one of “WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN!”
• The threat that first led to the formation of the Guardians of the Universe returns-and he’s set his sights on the biggest and brightest of the Corps!
• Simon Baz comes face-to-face with his first supervillain-BLACK HAND!-as the First Lantern targets them both with “life decimation.”
• Plus: The ultimate fate of Hal Jordan and Sinestro is revealed!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #17
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN and SCOTT HANNA
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
1:25 B&W Variant cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 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.
• “WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN” continues!
• It’s the Green Lanterns vs. the Guardians of Oa and the Third Army-but which side will the First Lantern take?

RED LANTERNS #17
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art and cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
1:25 B&W Variant cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 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.
• “WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN” continues!
• Atrocitus and his Red Lanterns seek final vengeance against the Guardians of Oa-but things don’t go as planned!

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #17
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art and cover by AARON KUDER
1:25 B&W Variant cover by AARON KUDER
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 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.
• “WRATH OF THE FIRST LANTERN” continues!
• Green Lantern Kyle Rayner has mastered the emotional spectrum. Will he manifest the powers of the White Lantern, or succumb to those awesome energies?

THE PHANTOM STRANGER #5
Written by DAN DIDIO
Art by BRENT ANDERSON and PHILIP TAN
Cover by JAE LEE
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The Phantom Stranger’s family has gone missing!
• He’ll stop at nothing to find them, even if it means going up against Pandora and the vengeful wrath of The Spectre!

SWORD OF SORCERY #5
Written by CHRISTY MARX
Backup story written by MARC ANDREYKO
Art by AARON LOPRESTI
Backup story art by ANDREI BRESSAN
Cover by AARON LOPRESTI
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• Amy learns how her father died and is forced to test her skills when she’s attacked by assassins from House Onyx!
• Plus: In the backup story: STALKER, the immortal warrior without a soul, must beat Lucifer at his own game!

ANIMAL MAN #17
Written by JEFF LEMIRE and SCOTT SNYDER
Art by STEVE PUGH
Cover by STEVE PUGH with YANICK PAQUETTE
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• The epic climax of “ROTWORLD” starts here and continues into this month’s SWAMP THING #17!
• All hope seems lost! Can Buddy find a way to stop the Rot before it takes over the world?
• Before that can even happen, Buddy must confront the horrible truth about the fate of his family.

SWAMP THING #17
Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JEFF LEMIRE
Art by MARCO RUDY
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE with STEVE PUGH
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• The epic finale of “ROTWORLD” continues from this month’s ANIMAL MAN #17!
• What will it cost our heroes to stop this apocalypse from happening? The answer will blow your mind.

DIAL H #9
Written by CHINA MIEVILLE
Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and DAN GREEN
Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• DIAL M for MINOTAURA! Friend or foe? Rescuer or captor?
• Nelson and Roxy continue to uncover secrets of the H-dial in Canada while evading the appendages of the Centipede.
• And introducing THE GLIMPSE, a fleeting yet deceptively powerful new hero.

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #17
Written by JEFF LEMIRE and RAY FAWKES
Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Constantine and the others are trapped on a world where magic has been outlawed, and Tim Hunter is king!
• Their only hope of returning home is in the hands of Colonel Steve Trevor-but will the A.R.G.U.S. chief decide to protect the Earth by leaving Team Dark where they are?

I, VAMPIRE #17
Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
Art by DENNIS CALERO
Cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• Vampire love triangle! Cain and Mary are getting a little too close for comfort as the plan to rescue Andrew Bennett nears its end.
• However, Andrew’s got a plan of is own for Cain…

DEMON KNIGHTS #17
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI
Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• How can things get worse for Jason Blood, the man bonded for eternity to the Demon Etrigan? Let’s start with decades of brutal torture…
• Vandal Savage is on the scene to rescue Blood, which may not be a good thing.
• And where is Madame Xanadu?

TEAM 7 #5
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art by PASCAL ALIXE
Cover by GARY FRANK and CAM SMITH
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The secret history of the DCU’s original Cyborg Program!
• Who is Spartan? And what is the threat of the Majestic Program?
• Slade Wilson takes his first steps down the path that will lead to his becoming Deathstroke!

THRESHOLD #2
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by TOM RANEY
Backup story art by SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by HOWARD PORTER and JOHN DELL
1:25 B&W Variant cover by HOWARD PORTER and JOHN DELL
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
• It’s renegade Green Lantern JEDIAH CAUL against BLUE BEETLE! But what is poor Jaime doing stranded in the wildest corners of outer space, anyway?
• And in the Larfleeze backup story, the hunt is on for Larfleeze’s stolen power battery – but the clock is ticking on his ring’s charge!

ALL-STAR WESTERN #17
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by MORITAT
Backup story art by STAZ JOHNSON
Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+
• Gather round for a lesson in the terrible secret history of Gotham City with Jonah Hex!
• Hex and Doctor Arkham are at the forefront as a disease threatens to destroy part of the city. The patient survival rate is looking pretty grim…
• Plus: In the backup story, meet Jenny Freedom and the StormWatch of the 19th century!

SUICIDE SQUAD #17
Written by ADAM GLASS
Art by HENRIK JOHNSON and SANDU FLOREA
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• A dangerous surprise from Yo-Yo’s past awaits the Squad.
• And a familiar face returns, against all odds!

STORMWATCH #17
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art and cover by WILL CONRAD
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• Don’t miss this major turning point issue as everything changes!
• The death of a StormWatch member!
• The end of StormWatch headquarters!

DEATHSTROKE #17
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art by EDGAR SALAZAR and SCOTT HANNA
Cover by EDUARDO PANSICA and EBER FERREIRA
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• A corporation hires Deathstroke to track down and neutralize who is responsible for attacks that seem to have little rhyme or reason to them.
• What the world’s greatest mercenary finds may finally cause him to break a contract for the first time!

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #17
Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art and cover by KEITH GIFFEN and SCOTT KOBLISH
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The legendary LEGION team of Paul Levitz and Keith Giffen are reunited and ready to put The Legion through hell as the Fatal Five make their deadly intentions known!
• The Legion faces the FATAL FIVE for the first time! Is the team ready to go toe-to-toe with the most destructive force of the 31st century?

TEEN TITANS #17
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 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.
• Welcome aboard the new art team of EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA!
• The team is finally reunited in the wake of “DEATH OF THE FAMILY”-but something is very wrong with Red Robin! What did The Joker do?

THE RAVAGERS #9
Written by MICHAEL ALAN NELSON
Art by IG GUARA and NORM RAPMUND
Cover by KEN LASHLEY
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• As Thunder’s condition worsens, the rest of the team begins to wonder if Caitlin is helping him-or killing him!

YOUNG ROMANCE: A NEW 52 VALENTINE’S DAY SPECIAL #1
Written by ANDY DIGGLE, ANN NOCENTI, CECIL CASTELLUCCI, PETER MILLIGAN and others
Art by GENE HA, EMANUELLA LUPPICHINNO, BECKY CLOONAN, PHIL JIMENEZ, SANFORD GREEN and others
Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 64 pg, FC, $7.99 US • RATED T
• Romance is in the air in this very special Special!
• Wonder Woman consults Eros himself about her feelings for The Man of Steel.
• Barbara Gordon has always been too busy for romance, but could her role as Batgirl bring her back to the first guy she ever kissed?
• Following the events of “Death in the Family,” how can Catwoman ease Batman’s troubled soul?
• Aquaman makes waves as he treats his wife like a queen for a day.
• From the pages of STORMWATCH, Apollo and Midnighter celebrate Valentine’s Day separately but with each other in mind. Who-or what-stands between them?
• Dick Grayson and the daughter of Lucious Fox meet-cute!
• Plus: Perforated Valentine’s Day cards featuring the stars of these stories!

ARROW #4
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM and ANDREW KREISBERG
Art by MIKE GRELL, JULIAN TOTINO TEDESCO and ERIC NGUYEN
Cover by JASON SHAWN ALEXANDER
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital first adventures!
• In search of another target on his list, Arrow goes toe-to-toe with some of the most ruthless combatants the underworld has to offer.

AME-COMI GIRLS #5 FEATURING SUPERGIRL
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by SANTI CASAS
Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 40 pg, FC, 5 of 5, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital first adventures!
• Supergirl and her cousin Power Girl confront a full-on space invasion!
• Supergirl goes head-to-head with Brainiac and pays a heavy price.
• The first AME-COMI miniseries reaches its grand finale!

HUMAN BOMB #3
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art and cover by JERRY ORDWAY
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 4, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The Human Bomb and Joan lead a military invasion into a hidden C.R.O.W.N. installation.
• They discover an alien invasion is in the works!
• Plus: The Human Bomb discovers his new abilities!

JSA LIBERTY FILES: THE WHISTLING SKULL #3
Written by B. CLAY MOORE
Art and cover by TONY HARRIS
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 32 pg, FC, 3 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T
• Young William Massey receives an intriguing offer from Teagle and Sons.
• Years later, they leave him to his own devices when dealing with Der Karneval.
• Can he and Knuckles survive their first adventure together by relying on the memories of the Whistling Skulls that came before?

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #13
Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN, HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY, NORM BREYFOGLE and JORGE CORONA
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 48 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital first adventures!
• Don’t miss the shocking conclusion to Batman Beyond’s epic “10,000 clowns”!
• The Justice League heads to Central City, where they encounter a deadly new enemy-and a speedy new ally!
• Now a prisoner on the planet Trillia, Superman bears witnesses to his role in the planet’s civil war!

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED #11
Written by DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art and cover by MICO SUAYAN
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 40 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital first adventures!
• Based on the hit videogame Batman: Arkham City!
• The Joker stands trial – with Two-Face as judge and defense attorney!
• It’s a rogues gallery of Batman villains vs. The Joker!

JOE KUBERT PRESENTS #5
Written by JOE KUBERT, PAUL LEVITZ, BRIAN BUNIAK and SAM GLANZMAN
Art by JOE KUBERT, BRIAN BUNIAK and SAM GLANZMAN
Cover by JOE KUBERT
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 48 pg, no interior ads, FC, 5 of 6, $4.99 US • RATED T
• “Farewell,” by Paul Levitz and Joe Kubert-a Sgt. Rock tale that’s unlike any you’ve read before!
• Two more tales from Joe Kubert: “The Biker” and “Spit.”
• Plus: Sam Glanzman unveils a new tale of U.S.S. Stevens, and the latest “Angel and the Ape” chapter by Brian Buniak.

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT #5
Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
Art and cover by PHIL HESTER and ERIC GAPSTUR
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!
• Gotham City private eye Slam Bradley finds himself in quite a predicament…
• Caught between the Black Mask gang, the GCPD, and Batman, Slam is desperate. Does he have one final ace left up his sleeve?

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #10
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by JORGE JIMENEZ
Cover by SCOTT KOLINS
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!
• Superman races to find answers as mysterious “speed storms” begin to break out across the globe.
• Lex hands Tess an ultimatum: Reveal everything she knows about the Man of Steel, or face oblivion.

SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #10
Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• General Zod escaped from the Phantom Zone…to open up a hot dog stand?
• Can Superman save Metropolis from the fiery footsteps of fifty-foot frankfurters?! Maybe-but can we let him finish his lunch first?

LOONEY TUNES #211
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art and cover by ROBERT POPE and SCOTT McRAE
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• Porky Pig is taking driving lessons-and Daffy Duck is his teacher!
• Join Daffy and Porky on a wild ride!

GREEN LANTERN: THE ANIMATED SERIES #11
Written by CECIL CASTELLUCCI
Art and cover by DARIO BRIZUELA
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• The Interceptor needs repairs, so the crew visits a junk depot! But the asteroid’s inhabitants aren’t happy about these visitors…
• And things get even worse when more ships arrive!

MAD #520
Written and illustrated by THE USUAL GANG OF IDIOTS
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 56 pg, FC, $5.99 US
Winter blahs got you down? Try MAD – it’s better than a poke in the eye with a sharp stick!

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #30
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art by SCOTT NEELY
Cover by SCOTT GROSS
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
• The gang takes a trip to New Orleans and discovers a curse of zombie-fying proportions!
• Can Mystery, Inc. crack the case before falling victim themselves?

YOUNG JUSTICE #25
Written by GREG WEISMAN
Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED E
FINAL ISSUE
• The heroes make their last stand against Kylstar and Brainiac!
• Metropolis is still in danger, but now the entire planet risks destruction!
• Deadshot hits his target!

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #2
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art and cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
• Based on the upcoming DC fighting game from NetherRealm Studios, the creators of Mortal Kombat.
• A new world order seizes the reins of power, forcing heroes to face each other in a fight to save humanity
• It’s hero versus hero in thunderous battles that decimate the world around them

LOT 13 #5
Written by STEVE NILES
Art and cover by GLENN FABRY
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 32 pg, FC, 5 of 5, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
• The Nelson family’s sojourn is almost over-but will they make it out alive?
• “Only the Devil knows for sure.”

INSURGENT #2
Written by F.J. DeSANTO and TODD FARMER
Art and cover by FEDERICO DALLOCCHIO
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, 2 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T+
• Forced out of exile, legendary insurgent hunter John Ravane meets the new team of commandos assigned to help him track and eliminate the government’s missing super soldiers. But after learning the horrible secrets behind the program, Ravane’s reluctance to participate in the mission continues to grow.
• Meanwhile, the escaped insurgents, led by a mysterious masked leader, launch the battle for the country’s fate with a daring raid on the command center. Are Ravane and his team ready for the onslaught?
• An epic, original vision of the future continues in this thrilling, action-packed miniseries!

DJANGO UNCHAINED #4
Based on the screenplay by QUENTIN TARANTINO
Art by R.M. GUERA and JASON LATOUR
Cover by FRANK QUITELY
1:25 Variant cover by IVAN REIS
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 48 pg, FC, 4 of 5, $4.99 US • MATURE READERS
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
• The adaptation of the screenplay from award winning director Quentin Tarantino’s latest film continues!
• Django and Dr. Schultz take a big risk against impossible odds inside the stronghold of slave owner Calvin Candie.
• This is the only way to read the entire, uncut story, which contains scenes that may not appear in the final film!

FAIREST #12
Written by LAUREN BEUKES
Art and cover by INAKI MIRANDA
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale FEBRUARY 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Rapunzel discovers that bloody vengeance will come back to haunt you. Frau Totenkinder and Bigby get caught in a war between Tomoko’s yakuza gangsters and Katagiri’s not-so-unassuming sumo school. There’s murder, mayhem, terrible compromises and unholy hairballs deep in the heart of a dark forest and in the frenetic streets of Tokyo.

FABLES #126
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by MARK BUCKINGHAM and STEVE LEIALOHA
Cover by JOAO RUAS
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Marriage and family are the most important components of the community. It’s in the book. Go ahead and look it up yourself. The official charter of Fabletown laws hold little the government as a whole can do to interfere in family matters. Mostly this is a good thing. Once in a great while-like in this issue, for instance-it isn’t. Also, Bigby and Stinky continue their road trip, trying to catch the hint of a scent of the missing cubs.

HELLBLAZER #300
Written by PETER MILLIGAN
Art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI and STEFANO LANDINI
Cover by SIMON BISLEY
On sale FEBRUARY 20 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • MATURE READERS • FINAL ISSUE
It’s the heart-rending conclusion of “DEATH AND CIGARETTES”-and the end of Vertigo’s longest running series. John Constantine has escaped, cheated, narrowly avoided and even reversed death on multiple occasions over the past 25 years. Now, we will test whether the old boy has one more second chance in him. Don’t miss this epic, oversized special issue celebrating everything that makes John Constantine so bloody unique.

SAUCER COUNTRY #12
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art and cover by RYAN KELLY
On sale FEBRUARY 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
It’s the run-up to election day, and Arcadia is racing to close the gap on her Republican rival. But meanwhile Prof Kidd’s life is falling apart, as he discovers the secret of the Pioneer Couple. Secrets are revealed, an election is won and lost, and several steps toward the truth are taken in Part One of the three-part tale “President’s Day.”

THE UNWRITTEN #46
Written by MIKE CAREY
Art by PETER GROSS and DEAN ORMSTON
Cover by YUKO SHIMIZU
On sale FEBRUARY 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS
Richie continues to help Didge with her inquiries, and the Corpse Harvest Killer strikes again-against himself! Enter Madame Rausch, with a surefire plan for stopping the rising body count. All that’s left to settle now is her price…

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