07 August 2016

DC Comics | Weekly Comic Book Release List For 08/10/16


ACTION COMICS #961
(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Stephen Segovia, Art Thibert (CA) Clay Mann
SRP: $2.99

"Path to Doom" part five! With his family's safety hanging in the balance, Superman confronts Doomsday to finally bring the beast's destructive rage to an end. To save his wife and son, Superman must overcome the monster that once killed him, or die trying!

ALL-STAR BATMAN #1
(W) Scott Snyder (A) Declan Shalvey (A/CA) John Romita, Danny Miki
SRP: $4.99

"My Own Worst Enemy" part one! Superstar writer Scott Snyder explodes into an all-new Batman series alongside legendary artist John Romita Jr., reimagining some of the Dark Knight's greatest villains. First up: Two-Face! Batman must take Two-Face to a destination out of Gotham City, but the duplicitous villain has a two of spades up his sleeve. Every assassin, bounty hunter and ordinary citizen with something to hide is on their tails with one goal: kill Batman! Handcuffed together on the road to hell, this is Batman and Two-Face as you've never seen them before!

DEATHSTROKE REBIRTH #1
(W) Christopher Priest (A) Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz (CA) Aco
SRP: $2.99

A thousand enemies, a thousand kills-Deathstroke is the world's greatest assassin. Stalked by an unseen foe, Slade Wilson is confronted by his own troubled past and challenged to reinvent himself before he loses everything and everyone in his life. Can Deathstroke be redeemed? Or will his addiction to violence destroy him?

DETECTIVE COMICS #938
(W) James Tynion IV (A/CA) Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez
SRP: $2.99

"Rise of the Batmen" part five! Batman, Batwoman, and the entire team take the fight to the deadly Colony! Those highly trained operatives took the Bat-team apart on their own turf...so how will they fare when the Colony is in its element, with all their weapons trained on our heroes?

EARTH 2 SOCIETY #15
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Federico Dallocchio (CA) Jorge Jimenez
SRP: $2.99

A new menace rises to threaten the fragile order the Wonders struggle to maintain. Emboldened by Green Lantern's loss of power, the Ultrahumanite emerges from the shadows with an army of super-powered slaves. His goal is nothing less than reforming Earth-2 in his vision, utilizing the Amazonian technology that Fury had hoped to use to rebuild a better world.  

THE FLASH #4
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Neil Googe (CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
SRP: $2.99

"Lightning Strikes Twice" part four! The leader of the science-terrorist group Black Hole has weaponized the Speed Force, leading to a final confrontation with The Flash and his new league of citizen speedsters.  

THE FLINTSTONES #2
(W) Mark Russell (A) Steve Pugh (CA) Amanda Conner
SRP: $3.99

Bone Depot, Tarpit, and other big box stores get Bedrock whipped into a buying frenzy while Fred gets trapped in a vitamin pill scam. Plus, Fred and Wilma experience a crisis of faith when they discover the bird god they worship also makes a great record player needle.

HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #2
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Rafael Sandoval
SRP: $2.99

"Sinestro's Law" part two! As Sinestro's grip around the universe grows tighter, Guy Gardner takes on the mission to bring the Green Lantern Corps back from the edge of oblivion to reclaim their role as protectors of the cosmos.

MAD MAGAZINE #541
(W) Usual Gang of Idiots (A) Usual Gang of Idiots
SRP: $5.99

Another summer blockbuster movie season is almost over-but you can count on MAD to keep right on making fun of them!

NEW SUPER-MAN #2
(W) Gene Luen Yang (A) Richard Friend (A/CA) Viktor Bogdanovic
SRP: $2.99

"Made in China" part two! The New Super-Man must face off against the Justice League of China? When Kenan Kong was imbued with the powers of Superman, he didn't waste any time using them! Now it's up to the New Bat-Man and New Wonder-Woman of his home country to bring our hero back down to earth-just in time to stop the attack of the deadly Sunbeam!

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #1
(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Dexter Soy (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith
SRP: $2.99

"Dark Trinity" part one! When a turf war puts Black Mask in Red Hood's crosshairs, Jason discovers that the False Face Society is not what it seems, and that the organization is about to auction off a powerful weapon. As criminals from all over the globe descend on Gotham City, Jason must prove that he belongs amongst the city's worst in order to gain access to this Dark Summit!

SUICIDE SQUAD MOST WANTED EL DIABLO & BOOMERANG #1
(W) Jai Nitz (CA) Mike Huddleston
SRP: $4.99

From the pages of SUICIDE SQUAD comes an all-new series featuring two of the team's most infamous heroes, El Diablo and Boomerang! First, a sudden pardon frees the fiery El Diablo from Belle Reve prison, much to the shock (and irritation) of team leader Amanda Waller. Chato returns to his old neighborhood to reunite with his family, but when he's attacked by a heavily armed local gang and their leader, the deadly, super-powered Bloodletter, will his freedom and his life get cut dramatically short? 
Meanwhile, in the first chapter of two-part tale written by Michael Moreci (from DC's Writers Workshop program) with art by Oscar Bazaldua, Boomerang and the Squad embark on a mission to take down a ruthless dictator within a small, unstable Central American nation, but when the mission goes awry, the Squad must jump in a helicopter and flee as all hell breaks loose. But amid the chaos, the team realizes one of them was accidentally left behind: Boomerang! How can he stay alive long enough to be rescued when a whole army wants him dead?

SUPERWOMAN #1
(W) Phil Jimenez (A/CA) Phil Jimenez
SRP: $2.99

"Who Is Superwoman?" part one! Lois Lane takes flight! Now powered up with the abilities of Superman, Lois pledges to carry on the super-legacy as Superwoman! There's only one problem: Lois' new powers are killing her, and neither she nor her friend and confidant Lana Lang know what to do about it. Will Lois even survive long enough to learn the deadly secret of Ultra Woman?

WONDER WOMAN #4
(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Nicola Scott

"Wonder Woman Year One" part two! Paradise has been breached, Ares stirs, and the Amazons must answer with a champion of their own...one who is willing to sacrifice her home amongst her sisters to save a world she has never seen.

Hardcovers and Trade Paperbacks

ASTRO CITY HONOR GUARD HC
(W) Kurt Busiek (A) Jesus Merino, Joe Infurnari, Gary Chaloner, Wade Von Grawbadger, Tom Grummett, Cory Hamscher, Derlis Santa Cruz, Agustin Padilla, Bob Wiacek, Andrew Pepoy (CA) Alex Ross
SRP: $24.99

In the latest ASTRO CITY collection, the Living Nightmare-the embodiment of fear itself-goes up against the Honor Guard, and all its secrets come to light. Plus, Starfighter has been enjoying a hero's reward for decades. But with dark forces stirring in the cosmos, will he be called back to action? Or are there other paths? Collects ASTRO CITY #13, #22, #25, #27-28, and #31.

 BATMAN/SUPERMAN HC VOL 05
(W) Greg Pak (A) Vicente Cifuentes, Cliff Richards, Yildiray Cinar, Howard Porter, Jackson Herbert (CA) Danny Miki (A/CA) Ardian Syaf
SRP: $24.99

The truth is out, and the world knows that Superman is Clark Kent-and now, the mild-mannered reporter is a wanted man! From the thugs of Metropolis to the police, everybody wants a piece of Superman. And with threats to his freedom closing in on him, Superman must also face a new form of evil that appears to be coming from Gotham City! Instead of finding the Batman he's always known, Superman is met by a strange, new Dark Knight-James Gordon! This new hardcover collects BATMAN/SUPERMAN #21-27 plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: BOOSTER GOLD #2.
 BATMAN/SUPERMAN TP VOL 04 SIEGE
(W) Greg Pak (A) Jonathan Glapion, Tom Derenick, Tyler Kirkham, Ian Churchill, Emanuela Lupacchino, Cliff Richards, Jackson Herbert, Sandra Hope, Jaime Mendoza, Mark Morales, Don Ho, Vicente Cifuentes, Dave Meikis, Ray McCarthy (CA) Danny Miki (A/CA) Ardian Syaf
SRP: $16.99

It's the Man of Steel's worst nightmare: an obsessed villain who not only knows all of Superman's secrets but is also willing to kill anyone who has ever stood by him! No one is safe when the one you're hunting has no discernible motive or pattern! Collects BATMAN/SUPERMAN #16-20, ANNUAL #2 and BATMAN/SUPERMAN: FUTURES END #1.

 BATMAN THE GOLDEN AGE OMNIBUS HC VOL 02
(W) Bill Finger, Don Cameron, Jack Schiff, Joe Greene, Edmond Hamilton, Joe Samachson (A) Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson, Sheldon Moldoff, George Roussos, Ray Burnley, Jack Burnley (CA) Darwyn Cooke
SRP: $75.00

This second Golden Age collection includes stories from the early 1940s in which the Dynamic Duo battle evildoers including the Penguin, the Joker, Two-Face, the Scarecrow and many more. Collects DETECTIVE COMICS #57-74, BATMAN #8-15 and WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #4-9.

 BATMAN THE GOLDEN AGE TP VOL 01
(W) Bill Finger, Gardner Fox, Whitney Ellsworth (A) Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson, Sheldon Moldoff, George Roussos (CA) Michael Cho
SRP: $24.99

These original stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #27-45, BATMAN #1-3 and NEW YORK WORLD'S FAIR COMICS #1 include the origin of the Dark Knight, as well as the debuts of Robin, Commissioner Gordon, Professor Hugo Strange, The Joker, Catwoman and more!  

 DEATHSTROKE TP VOL 03 SUICIDE RUN
(W) Tony S. Daniel, James Bonny (A) Paolo Pantalena (A/CA) Tyler Kirkham
SRP: $16.99

Deathstroke has battled gods, slain his enemies, and even sacrificed parts of himself he never thought he could live without! But his biggest challenge still lays ahead, and if he wants to succeed he'll need to defeat the assembled might of the Suicide Squad! Will this be his chance to get back at Harley Quinn after their previous battle? Find out in these tales from DEATHSTROKE #11-16.

SUPERGIRL TP VOL 02 BREAKING THE CHAIN
(W) Joe Kelly, Mark Sable, Antony Bedard (A) Joe Benitez, Ian Churchill, Renato Guedes, Victor Llamas, Adam Archer, Sandra Hope, Norm Rapmund, Marlo Alquiza, Rick Davis, Jose Wilson Magalhaes, Andy Lanning (CA) Richard Friend (A/CA) Al Garza
SRP: $19.99

Learning the truth of what happened to Krypton, Kara must separate fact and fiction and believe in herself! And after teaming up with Power Boy to stop a hurricane in Mexico, Dark Angel attacks the Girl of Steel! Then, Kara accidentally wrecks Air Force One, only to hide out at the Kents' home in Kansas. Collects SUPERGIRL #11, #13-22 and a story from the DC UNIVERSE INFINITE CRISIS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL #1.

 TEEN TITANS EARTH ONE HC VOL 02
(W) Jeff Lemire (A/CA) Andy MacDonald

SRP: $22.99


After months on the run from the twisted project that created them, Cyborg, Terra, Beast Boy and Garth are near their breaking point, barely surviving on what they can steal, squatting in the ruins of an abandoned subdivision. But as they reach their lowest ebb, their creator, Dr. Niles Caulder, is ready to make his move...and they're about to learn that they weren't the only kids to go through Caulder's twisted process! There are more children with powers out there, and unlike our heroes, they were raised for only one purpose-to be the living weapons Caulder wants ALL his Titans to be!
Writer Jeff Lemire (GREEN ARROW, ANIMAL MAN) teams up with artist Andy MacDonald (THE NEW 52: FUTURES' END) to deliver the next chapter in the Earth One series!

 Y THE LAST MAN TP BOOK 05
(W) Brian K. Vaughan (A) Pia Guerra, Goran Sudzuka, Jose Marzan (CA) Massimo Carnevale
SRP: $19.99

In these stories from issues #49-60, Yorick and Agent 355 prepare for their ultimate quest to reunite the last man with his lost love, while the person, people or thing behind the disaster that wiped out half of humanity is revealed. Then, Yorick Brown's long journey through an Earth populated only by women comes to its dramatic, unexpected conclusion.

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