18 October 2015

DC Comics | Weekly Comic Book Release List For 10/21/15


ASTRO CITY #28
(W) Kurt Busiek (A) Gary Chaloner, Wade Von (CA) Alex Ross
SRP $3.99

A look into the life of Wolfspider, the Australian Honor Guard member. When Queenslaw, a cartoon super hero team from Wolfspider's youth, suddenly turns up as real heroes, he has to deal with his origin, his childhood dreams, and deadly danger. Guest art by Australian comics star Gary Chaloner (Jackaroo, Red Kelso, John Law). Plus: a fistful of Australian super-villains, too! It's a whole theme thing!

BATMAN AND ROBIN ETERNAL #3
(W) Tim Seeley, James TynionIV (A) Paul Pelletier (CA) Tony S. Daniel
SRP: $2.99

It's here at last-the sequel to the blockbuster weekly series BATMAN ETERNAL!

Five years ago, Batman and Robin worked the most disturbing case of their crimefighting careers-bringing down the organization of the ultimate human trafficker, the mysterious woman known only as Mother. At the time, Dick Grayson never quite understood the scope of that case, but now its darkest secrets are coming back to haunt him and everyone else who ever worked with Batman! With  Bruce Wayne now lost to them, Dick and all his allies are out in the cold! Who can they trust? Is someone among them not who they say they are? And who is the deadly, silent young woman in black who's come to Gotham City looking for Batman?

Prepare yourself for six months of international intrigue, twists and turns, and new additions to the world of Batman and Robin, from showrunners James Tynion IV and Scott Snyder, and writers Tim Seeley, Steve Orlando, Genevieve Valentine, Ed Brisson, and Jackson Lanzing & Collin Kelley!

BATMAN ARKHAM KNIGHT GENESIS #3 (OF 6)
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Alisson Borges (CA) Stjepan Sejic
SRP: $2.99

Based on the smash-hit game Batman: Arkham Knight! Dive even further into the secret origin of the titular character in our darkest and most twisted issue yet-this is the one you've been waiting for!

BIZARRO #5 (OF 6)
(W) Heath Corson (A/CA) Gustavo Duarte
SRP: $2.99

It's Bizarro's best day ever! Will Jimmy's secret tear apart the worstest friends ever?!

BLACK CANARY #5
(W) Brendan Fletcher (A) Pia Guerra (CA) Annie Wu
SRP: $2.99

The secrets of Ditto's bizarre abilities come to light-and Dinah and her newfound nemesis Bo Maeve come face to face! It's not gonna be pretty...

CLEAN ROOM #1 
(W) Gail Simone (A) Jon Davis-Hunt, Jenny Frison
SRP: $3.99

  It's the start of the first Vertigo series from fan-favorite writer Gail Simone, with 2000AD artist Jon Davis-Hunt! Astrid Mueller is the enigmatic and compelling guru of a giant self-help organization-a devastatingly powerful figure in the industry between psychology and religion. Journalist Chloe Pierce's fiancĂ© decided to pick up Astrid's book, and within three months he was dead. Something in Astrid Mueller's book made Philip blow his brains out all over Chloe's new kitchen.
Now Chloe is on a mission to find out who Astrid Mueller really is. What is this Clean Room she's been hearing about where your deepest fear and worst moments are revealed? Chloe intends to immerse herself in the Clean Room and wreak havoc on Astrid's empire.

DOCTOR FATE #5
(W) Paul Levitz (A/CA) Sonny Liew
SRP: $2.99

Floods! Looting! Talking cats! All this, and the truth about Khalid's link to the ancient power of Thoth.

DOOMED #5
(W) Scott Lobdell (A/CA) Javi Fernandez
SRP: $2.99

At last! Doomed goes head-to-head with the Alpha Centurion in the avatar-battle to end all avatar-battles! But can Reiser and Roman's friendship survive this clash of titans? And if these roommates split, who will keep all the video games they went halfsies on?! The stakes don't get any bigger than this!

GOTHAM ACADEMY #11
(W) Becky Cloonan, Brendan Fletcher (A/CA) Karl Kerschl
SRP: $2.99

The gang is going downtown! Olive and Maps use Kyle's tennis tournament as an excuse to explore Gotham City and investigate the mysterious appearances of Calamity. Could Olive's mom really be alive?

GREEN LANTERN THE LOST ARMY #5
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Jesus Saiz (CA) Guillem March
SRP: $2.99

John Stewart desperately tries to keep his small band of Lanterns alive. And if they're going to make their way home, they will have to team up with some of their deadliest former foes!

INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US YEAR FOUR #12
(W) Brian Buccellato (A) Mike S. Miller (CA) Bruno Redondo
SRP: $2.99

The shattering conclusion to the Year of the Gods! In this final issue of Year Four, the balance of power may be tipped by the arrival of a force that could challenge even the Gods of Olympus. Also, Wonder Woman must make a stand, and the final fate of Ares is revealed.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #45
(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Francis Manapul
SRP: $3.99

The critically acclaimed "Darkseid War" continues as the second wave of war begins with "Darkseid War: Gods and Men"! Writer Geoff Johns is joined by superstar artist Francis Manapul for this special issue featuring the all-new, all-powerful Justice League! In the aftermath of the cataclysmic events of JUSTICE LEAGUE #44, members of the League have gained great power -the power of Gods!- but at a great price. And that price may be their destruction, unless Wonder Woman and Mister Miracle can help the League escape the curse of the New Gods and hold on to their humanity.

MARTIAN MANHUNTER #5
(W) Rob Williams (A) Eddy Barrows, Eber Ferreira (CA) Dan Panosian
SRP: $2.99

The Epiphany invasion plan kicks into high gear when the Martian moon Phobos falls into Earth's orbit, and Mr. Biscuits takes flight. And who is the strange old man wearing a tattered blanket tied around his neck like a cape, and what's his connection to J'onn J'onzz?

SECRET SIX #7
(W) Gail Simone (A/CA) Dale Eaglesham
SRP: $2.99

A new epic begins, and a major turning point in the life of Black Alice gets underway! With the world drained of all its arcane energies, the great mages of the DC Universe gather to learn who-or what-is responsible. The answer points to the Secret Six's most powerful member, and it's going to drag the team into unfamiliar territory: the realm of magic.

SUPERMAN WONDER WOMAN #22
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza (CA) Ian Churchill
SRP: $3.99

Following a shocking betrayal, Kal has lost faith in justice. Now, he's embarking on a dangerous quest to restore his powers, while Wonder Woman makes unexpected allies of Lois Lane and Lana Lang.

TEEN TITANS #12
(W) Will Pfeifer (A/CA) Ricken
SRP: $2.99

The Titans are shaken to their foundation when the truth behind Superboy's crimes is revealed. Now, how can the team protect its most powerful member any longer?

TEEN TITANS GO #12
(W) Sholly Fisch (A) Lea Hernandez, Dario Brizuela (CA) Dan Hipp
SRP: $2.99

Raven thought things couldn't get any worse after Starfire posted an online dating profile...until she posted one for Raven, too! But she quickly learns things can get a whole lot worse when their "perfect dates" start showing up at their door!

TITANS HUNT #1 (OF 12)
Publisher: DC COMICS
(W) Dan Abnett (A/CA) Paulo Siqueira
SRP: $3.99

CONVERGENCE is over, but the ripples are still being felt, especially by a young precog named Lilith. What are these visions she's having of a Teen Titans team the world never knew? And why does she feel compelled to seek out Dick Grayson, Roy Harper, Donna Troy and an Atlantean named Garth and warn them that something dark and sinister is coming after them? Who are Mal, Gnarrk, Hank Hall and Dawn Granger, and what is their connection to the others-and to the fate of every soul on Earth? This is the Secret History of the TEEN TITANS!

WONDER WOMAN #45
(W) Meredith Finch (A/CA) David Finch, Jonathan Glapion
SRP: $3.99
With the Fates dead and Donna Troy still on the run, Wonder Woman must confront the sins of her past and a new, growing threat that's closing in on the Queen of the Amazons!

Hardcovers and Trade Paperbacks

CONVERGENCE FLASHPOINT TP BOOK 01
(W) Greg Rucka & Various (A) Cully Hamner & Various (CA) Lee Weeks
SRP: $19.99

This CONVERGENCE collection stars Batgirl, Nightwing, The Question and many more, as they fight in a gladiator-style competition to see which worlds will live...and which will perish! This book also addresses dangling plot threads from FLASHPOINT and more. Collects CONVERGENCE: SUPERMAN #1-2, CONVERGENCE: THE QUESTION #1-2, CONVERGENCE: BATGIRL #1-2, CONVERGENCE: NIGHTWING/ORACLE #1-2 and CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE LEAGUE #1-2.

CONVERGENCE FLASHPOINT TP BOOK 02
(W) Tom Peyer & Various (A) Steve Yeowell & Various (CA) Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
SRP: $19.99

This CONVERGENCE collection stars Harley Quinn, The Atom, the Titans and many more in the miniseries THE ATOM #1-2, SPEED FORCE #1-2, TITANS #1-2, BATMAN AND ROBIN #1-2 and HARLEY QUINN #1-2.

GET JIRO BLOOD AND SUSHI HC
(W) Anthony Bourdain, Joel Rose (A) Alé Garza (CA) Dave Johnson
SRP: $22.99

Acclaimed chef, writer, and television personality, Anthony Bourdain, and Joel Rose (Kill The Poor) return for the follow-up to their #1 New York Times bestseller, GET JIRO!, from Vertigo.
In GET JIRO: BLOOD AND SUSHI, Bourdain and Rose examine the origins of the mysterious Jiro and what made him into the chef he has become. Born the heir to a Yakuza crime family, Jiro never longed to travel the criminal path laid out before him, but instead chose to secretly study the rich culinary history of his homeland-something that would have significant repercussions if discovered by his gangster father! And as Jiro's interest in the culinary arts deepens, the challenge of keeping his artistic and criminal worlds separate becomes too great, triggering a great personal loss that will forever change Jiro's path.

JUSTICE LEAGUE A LEAGUE OF ONE TP
(W/A/CA) Christopher Moeller
SRP: $19.99

For the first time, JLA: A LEAGUE OF ONE and JLA CLASSIFIED: COLD STEEL #1-2, written and fully painted by Christopher Moeller, are collected in a single volume! In "A League of One," Wonder Woman hears a prophecy that her Justice League teammates will die in battle against a dragon-so it's up to her to first defeat the team herself before she battles the dragon single-handed. Then, in "Cold Steel," the team launches into space to stop a conflict between two alien factions.

MULTIVERSITY DLX ED HC
(W) Grant Morrison (A/CA) Ivan Reis & Various
SRP: $49.99

The biggest adventure in DC's history is here! Join visionary writer Grant Morrison, today's most talented artists, and a cast of unforgettable heroes from 52 alternative Earths of the DC Multiverse! Prepare to meet the Vampire League of Earth-43, the Justice Riders of Earth-18, Superdemon, Doc Fate, the super-sons of Superman and Batman, the rampaging Retaliators of Earth-8, the Atomic Knights of Justice, Dino-Cop, Sister Miracle, Lady Quark, and the latest, greatest Super Hero of Earth-Prime: YOU! This deluxe edition hardcover collects all nine MULTIVERSITY issues, plus the indispensible GUIDEBOOK issue!

TEEN TITANS EARTH ONE TP
(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Rachel Dodson & Various (CA) Rachel Dodson, Terry Dodson
SRP: $14.99

The acclaimed original graphic novel is now in trade paperback! The young heroes of the Teen Titans never felt like normal kids...but they had no idea how right they were. Their seemingly idyllic Oregon upbringing hides a secret-one that will bring killers, shamans and extraterrestrials down on their heads, and force them into an alliance that could shake the planet to its foundations!


WOLF MOON TP
(W) Cullen Bunn (A) Jeremy Haun (CA) Leonardo Manco
SRP: $14.99

How do you hunt a werewolf if a different person becomes the monster with every cycle of the moon? Dillon, a former victim of the Wolf's transformation, is taking it upon himself to track the sporadic movements of the Wolf in hopes to kill it. Hoping to uncover some clues, Dillon turns to a reclusive expert on werewolf legends, and what he learns crushes any hope of ever destroying the creature. Collects WOLF MOON #1-6.

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