14 August 2016

DC Comics | Weekly Comic Book Release List For 08/17/16



AQUAMAN #5
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Philippe Briones (CA) Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy
SRP: $2.99

"The Drowning" part five. Unjustly branded a murderer and a fugitive, Aquaman's forced to defend himself against the might of America's military. Meanwhile, Black Manta and the deadly underwater crime cabal known as N.E.M.O. advance their plan for revenge on Aquaman.

BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #1
(W) Julie Benson, Shawna Benson (A) Claire Roe (CA) Yanick Paquette
SRP: $2.99

"Who Is Oracle?" part one! Someone has stolen the name Oracle right out of Barbara Gordon's past! Hot on this false Oracle's trail, Batgirl, Black Canary, and Huntress are all tracking the same mafia capo...so it makes sense to team up, right? Problem is, Barbara and Dinah need the secrets locked up in Oracle's brain...and Helena Bertinelli would rather put a crossbow bolt right through it!

BATMAN #5
(W) Tom King (A/CA) David Finch, Matt Batt Banning
SRP: $2.99

"I Am Gotham" part five. In the final chapter of this epic, is Batman truly the hero Gotham City deserves-or does it deserve better? In this ultimate showdown, where the line between allies and enemies blurs, the question will finally be answered...and the fate of Gotham will be decided.

DOCTOR FATE #15
(W) Paul Levitz (A) Sonny Liew (CA) Inaki Miranda
SRP: $2.99

Trapped in the realm of the Efreet, young Khalid Nassour must fight to regain his soul or be lost for all eternity in another dimension, and the only person who can aid him is the previous Doctor Fate, Kent Nelson. But has Nelson returned to help Nassour learn how to wield his powers, or to wrest them from him and keep them for himself. As we learn the startling answer to that question, Nassour's life hangs in the balance.

GREEN ARROW #5
(W) Ben Percy (A/CA) Juan Ferreyra
SRP: $2.99

"The Death and Life of Oliver Queen" part four! Black Canary steps through the deadly gates of Inferno, the global super-villain answer to Fort Knox, to discover the truth behind the destruction of Oliver Queen's life, fortune and reputation. Meanwhile, Seattle's manhunt for the outlaw Green Arrow takes an exhilarating twist when an old frenemy makes an unexpected return. 
"The Death and Life of Oliver Queen" part five! It's Green Arrow and Black Canary versus Shado and the Ninth Circle in the belly of the Inferno.

GREEN LANTERNS #5
(W) Sam Humphries (A) Ardian Syaf (CA) Robson Rocha
SRP: $2.99

"Red Planet" part five! Bad goes to worse as Atrocitus, leader of the Red Lanterns, comes to Earth to begin the final stages of his plan to turn Earth into a new central battery for his Corps!

HARLEY QUINN #2
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Chad Hardin (CA) Amanda Conner
SRP: $2.99

 "Die Laughing" part two! As the plague of zombies on Coney Island continues to spread, Harley must rescue one of her own from the undead hordes...and try to uncover the cause of this corpse-y catastrophe!

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR FIVE #16
(W) Brian Buccellato (A) Marco Santucci (CA) David Yardin
SRP: $2.99

Batman forms an alliance with the savage Hawkman, who is still determined to remove Batman and Batgirl hatch a plot to break into Cyborg's database and get their hands on footage of Superman's many executions. Their goal is to broadcast it to the world, and turn everyone against the regime. Meanwhile, an enraged and kryptonite-armed Hawkman finally has his confrontation with the Man of Steel!

JUSTICE LEAGUE #3
(W) Bryan Hitch (A) Sandu Florea (CA) Mark Morales (A/CA) Tony S. Daniel
SRP: $2.99

"The Extinction Machine" part three! The hive-mind entities known as the Awakened take their vendetta against the Justice League to the next level by changing ordinary people into grotesque monsters bent on hunting down super-humans all over the world. Meanwhile, Superman journeys to the center of the earth to stop the catastrophic quakes that are taking lives all over the world.

LEGENDS OF TOMORROW #6
(W) Gerry Conway, Aaron Lopresti, Keith Giffen, Len Wein (A) Eduardo Pansica, Rob Hunter, Aaron Lopresti, Jonathan Glapion, Bilquis Evely, Yildiray Cinar, Trevor Scott, John Livesay (CA) Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
SRP: $7.99

METAMORPHO 
Written by AARON LOPRESTI
Art by AARON LOPRESTI and LIVESAY
The "Two Worlds, One Destiny" saga ends here! Metamorpho and an army from the planet Dae Won battle Kanjar Ro and his heinous space pirates for control of the Orb of Ra. If Metamorpho and his faction don't succeed, Kanjar Ro will use the Orb and take the universe for his own!
FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MAN 
Written by GERRY CONWAY 
Art by EDUARDO PANSICA and ROB HUNTER
Firestorm and Multiplex must go head to head to seize the future of our world as the Quantum Field generator is still unpredictable and begins causing mutated machinery and insects to overrun our reality!

SUGAR & SPIKE 
Written by KEITH GIFFEN 
Art by BILQUIS EVELY
Sugar & Spike have a unique clientele made up of today's A-list superheroes with embarrassing secrets in need of covering up. But our dysfunctional duo's world is about to get even stranger when a team of time-traveling heroes from the 31st century tasks them with an urgent case that promises to alter history itself. Behold the culmination of Keith Giffen's entire professional career (thus far)...Sugar & Spike and the Legion of Super-Heroes!

METAL MEN 
Written by LEN WEIN
Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and TREVOR SCOTT
Chemo strikes! The walking nuclear waste dump attacks New York City, and it's up to the Metal Men to put a stop to it-but who's been lurking in the shadows since the -beginning?

NIGHTWING #3
(W) Tim Seeley (A/CA) Javi Fernandez
SRP: $2.99

"Better than Batman" part three! Nightwing and Raptor have become the pride of the Parliament of Owls, successfully completing missions for them across the globe-but Batgirl is not happy. Can she convince Nightwing he's gone too far, or has he fallen too far under Raptor's influence?

SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #4
(W) Jim Lee, Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis (A) Howard Porter (CA) Jim Lee
SRP: $3.99

After fleeing a monster-infested underground base, Fred, Daphne, Velma, Shaggy and Scooby stumble upon a desert ghost town where they hope to catch their breath. But when night falls, they learn it's not a ghost town after all-and the terrors that show up like to bite! Scooby Snack is about to take on a whole new meaning.        

SUICIDE SQUAD #1
(W) Rob Williams (A/CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams

SRP: $2.99


"The Black Vault" part one! When a mysterious and definitely super-important cosmic item falls out of the heavens and into enemy hands, America has only one option: Task Force X, Amanda Waller's strike team of incarcerated super-criminals. A one-stop-shop for plausibly deniable espionage and ultra- violence, this "Suicide Squad" only handles missions they're not expected to survive. An insane new era of SUICIDE SQUAD begins here with superstar artist Jim Lee and red-hot writer Rob Williams (UNFOLLOW, MARTIAN MANHUNTER).

SUPERGIRL REBIRTH #1
(W) Steve Orlando (A) Ray McCarthy (A/CA) Emanuela Lupacchino
SRP: $2.99

Supergirl turns to the shadowy organization known as the D.E.O. (Department of Extranormal Operations) to restore her lost powers once and for all! But as a fateful experiment sends Kara Zor-El rocketing toward the sun, disaster strikes at home in the form of the lost Kryptonian werewolf Lar-On! All the epic action of the brand new Supergirl series starts here!

SUPERMAN #5
(W) Peter J. Tomasi, Patrick Gleason (A) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza (CA) Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray
SRP: $2.99

"SON OF SUPERMAN" part five! The Eradicator is unstoppable and it has forced Superman to leave Earth behind to keep his son from harm.

TEEN TITANS GO #17
(W) Derek Fridolfs, Ivan Cohen (A) Derek Fridolfs, Marcelo Di Chiara (CA) Dan Hipp
SRP: $2.99

When Starfire comes down with a case of the dreaded Tamaranian flu, the Teen Titans go to another dimension to find the rare medicine she needs. But is the cure worse than the disease?

Hardcovers And Trade Paperbacks

BATMAN TEENAGE MUTANT NINJA TURTLES HC
(W) James Tynion IV (A/CA) Freddie Williams II
SRP: $24.99

The sold-out, smash-hit 6-issue miniseries co-published with IDW is collected in hardcover. It all starts in Gotham City, as a series of deadly raids leads Batman to believe he is up against a group of highly trained ninjas. Somehow, the Foot Clan has crossed over to another dimension-but they haven't come alone: Leonardo, Raphael, Donatello and Michelangelo are on their trail!
 HELLBLAZER TP VOL 14 GOOD INTENTIONS
(W) Brian Azzarello (A) Dave Taylor, Richard Corben, Marcelo Frusin, Steve Dillon (CA) Riley Rossmo
SRP: $24.99

In this collection of issues #146-161 and a story from VERTIGO SECRET FILES: HELLBLAZER #1, Constantine finds himself in a new kind of hell: a maximum-security penitentiary. Stripped of his trademark trench coat, his pack of Silk Cuts and the safety net of his personal connections, he must adapt to a hard place governed by even harder men, where weakness is rewarded by death...or worse. And then, while hitchhiking across the U.S., Constantine tries to discover what forces are conspiring against him. But a tiny roadside diner introduces him to a variety of travelers forced off the road by a cataclysmic snowstorm-including a legendary serial killer.  

 INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US YEAR FOUR HC VOL 02
(W) Brian Buccellato, Tom Taylor (A) Mike S. Miller, Juan Albarran, Xermanico, Sergio Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona (A/CA) Bruno Redondo
SRP: $22.99

It's the shattering conclusion to the year of the gods! In this title collecting issues #8-12 plus ANNUAL #1, 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. The newest chapter of the INJUSTICE saga is here, as writer Brian Buccellato further explores what takes place before the events of the hit video game phenomenon.

LOONEY TUNES GREATEST HITS TP VOL 01 WHATS UP, DOC?
(W) Terry Collins, Michael Eury, Bill Matheny, Allison Heartinger, Neal Sternecky (A) Pablo Zamboni, Ruben Torreiro, Scott Saavedra, Mike DeCarlo, Neal Sternecky, Omar Aranda, Scott McRae
SRP: $12.99

Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck, Taz, Tweety Bird, and all your other favorite Looney Tunes stars are here in this collection of their wildest, wackiest, absolutely looniest comic book adventures! Will Wile E. Coyote catch the Road Runner? Will Pepé Le Pew find true love at last? Don't miss all the greatest moments from these classic characters!

LUCIFER TP VOL 01 COLD HEAVEN
(W) Holly Black (A) Lee Garbett, Stephanie Hans (CA) Dave Johnson
SRP: $14.99

In these tales from issues #1-6 of the new hit series, God is dead-and Gabriel has accused Lucifer of His murder. Lucifer had motive and opportunity, but claims he can prove his innocence. If Gabriel finds the killer and takes the culprit into custody, his sins will be forgotten, and he'll be welcomed back to Silver City. Their investigation will span Heaven, Hell, Earth and beyond in this antagonistic buddy-cop noir with an angelic flair.

 WONDER WOMAN BY GEORGE PEREZ TP VOL 01
(W) George Perez, Greg Potter, Len Wein (A) Bruce D. Patterson, Bob Smith (A/CA) George Perez
SRP: $24.99

In this new paperback collecting WONDER WOMAN #1-14, the Amazon Princess' first assignment takes her to Man's World to teach humanity the ways of the goddess Gaea-no matter who objects!

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