25 September 2016

DC Comics | Weekly Comic Book Release List For 09/28/16



ACTION COMICS #964
(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Patrick Zircher (CA) Clay Mann
SRP: $2.99

"WHO IS CLARK KENT?" part 2! Superman comes face to face with Clark Kent, and he wants answers! But first the Man of Steel must protect his former alter ego. Clark Kent tells all in this shocking issue! And don't miss the return of a ghost from Smallville past...

ASTRO CITY #39
(W) Kurt Busiek (A) Carmen Nunez Carnero (CA) Alex Ross
SRP: $3.99

In the 15th century, the Hanged Man made a promise. Today, he needs a lawyer. A look back in at Marta Dobrescu, and her life in Shadow Hill, Astro City's occult enclave-a life dealing with ghosts, demons, family, romance, and other horrors. And the Hanged Man won't be her only new client, either. Part 1 of a 2-part story drawn by guest artist Carmen Carnero (Adventures of Supergirl, Dragon Age, Cyclops).

BATGIRL #3
(W) Hope Larson (A/CA) Rafael Albuquerque


SRP: $2.99

"Beyond Burnside" part 3! After Batgirl faces off against a second villain with the mark of "The Student," she must set off to Korea to get to the bottom of the mysterious attacks before someone close to her gets caught in the crossfire!

BATMAN BEYOND REBIRTH #1
(W) Dan Jurgens (A/CA) Ryan Sook
SRP: $2.99

Six months have passed since the events of BATMAN BEYOND #16. While areas of destruction remain in the outside world, Gotham City has made great strides toward reclaiming its bright future. But new threats arise and old adversaries may be coming back. And the question still remains: whatever happened to Bruce Wayne?

BLUE BEETLE #1
(W) Keith Giffen (A/CA) Scott Kolins
SRP: $2.99

Jaime Reyes is back home, but just when he thought he had a grasp on this alter-ego, the Blue Beetle, he discovers everything he believed about his scarab is a lie according to the mysterious Doctor Fate. With dire warnings about the symbiote that is fused to Reyes' spine, Kent Nelson, the original wielder of Doctor Fate's power, seemingly on verge of insanity, has he come to save Jaime as he claims...or will he try to eliminate the Blue Beetle, no matter the cost?

DEATHSTROKE #3
(W) Christopher Priest (A) Joe Bennett, Belardino Brabo (CA) Aco
SRP: $2.99

 "The Professional" part 3! After Slade discovers that someone has put a contract out on his daughter, Rose Wilson-a.k.a. The Ravager-Deathstroke reluctantly travels to New York City to save her from a deadly ambush.

DETECTIVE COMICS #941
(W) James TynionIV, Steve Orlando (A) Andy MacDonald (CA) Yanick Paquette
SRP: $2.99

"Night Of The Monster Men" part 3! Batman and Batwoman take to the streets in a motorcycle death race against a monster that transforms faster than they can keep up! And at Blackgate, something truly terrifying is growing in the prison's darkest depths...and its eggs are hatching!

THE FLASH #7
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
SRP: $2.99

"LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE" part 7! Still reeling from Godspeed's devastating attack, the beleaguered Flash realizes that to defeat this menacing new foe he must take away the Speed Force power from Central City's new citizen speedsters. There's only one problem: they don't want to give it back.

HELLBLAZER #2
(W) Simon Oliver (A/CA) Moritat
SRP: $2.99

"THE POISON TRUTH" part 2! No one likes rejection-least of all John Constantine. But even if three's a crowd, he's going to find a way to get involved in Swamp Thing's hunt for Abigail Arcane!

FROSTBITE #1 (OF 6)
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Jason Shawn Alexander
SRP: $3.99

  Long after Earth has entered its second ice age, humanity has learned to cope with the frozen elements. In this cold and bleak future, heat is power, and brutal gangs roam the icy wasteland looking for it. If that wasn't enough, a terrible disease nicknamed "frostbite" is literally freezing people from the inside out. Once you catch it, the effect is instantaneous. There is no immunity, there is no cure.
Until now. Doctor Henry Bonham and his daughter Victoria have found the key to ending frostbite. If they can get from Mexico City to a secret government outpost in Alcatraz, they could stabilize life across the globe. But to do that they'll need to stay alive. That's where Keaton comes in. She and her crew have faced worse journeys before, but never with the potential consequences this one poses if they fail.
A new miniseries from acclaimed writer Joshua Williamson (The Flash: Rebirth; Nailbiter) and artist Jason Shawn Alexander (Empty Zone; BATMAN: ARKHAM CITY), FROSTBITE is a science-fiction action miniseries unlike any other.

HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #5
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Ethan Van Sciver
SRP: $2.99

"Sinestro's Law" part 5! Sinestro's Fear Engine powers up as the Green Lantern Corps streaks across the universe to find Guy Gardner, but instead come face to face with a battle-ready armada standing in their way.

HARLEY QUINN AND HER GANG OF HARLEYS #6
(W) Frank Tieri, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) Mauricet (CA) Amanda Conner
SRP: $3.99

This is it! The moment you've been waiting six long issues for! The identity of Harley Sinn is revealed, and Harley's gang has found their great leader. But trouble is only beginning for Har-oh who are we kidding? This is the issue where Harley and her Gang kick butt on her captors (and she gets quite a few shots with her mallet as well), as Harley Quinn teaches her gang the most important lesson of all: losing stinks, so win-and never leave Brooklyn if you can help it.

SCOOBY DOO TEAM UP #18
(W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Dario Brizuela
SRP: $2.99

Can it be? The entire universe threatened by the spectral spirit of Canis Major, the dog star? To get to the bottom of the space-spanning mystery, canine crimebuster Scooby will have to team up with some of DC's greatest dog heroes, including old friends Krypto and Ace the Bat-Hound, plus G'Nort, Wonder Dog, and the Space Canine Patrol Agency!

SIXPACK & DOGWELDER HARD-TRAVELIN HEROZ #2
(W) Garth Ennis (A) Russell Braun (CA) Steve Dillon
SRP: $3.99

Who is Baytor? The answer may be more complex than you think, as the Spectre shows up at Noonan's bar with extremely grim intent. Will the locals sell out their mysterious barkeep or stick by him? Meanwhile, John Constantine promises to lead Dogwelder on a journey of discovery-hey, it worked for Swamp Thing, don't forget.

SUICIDE SQUAD #3
(W) Rob Williams (A/CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams
SRP: $2.99

"THE BLACK VAULT" part 3! It looks like a well-deserved day off for the Suicide Squad-until things go off the rails when the bizarre energies of the dark sphere Amanda Waller's team brought back slowly drive everyone in Belle Reve Penitentiary to acts of violent, bloody madness. Everyone except the crown princess of crazy, Harley Quinn, who's somehow been...cured? Now contains back-up story featuring art by Declan Shalvey.  The chilling history of the Suicide Squad's most mysterious member, this lavishly illustrated story reveals how the deadly warrior Katana came to be.

TEEN TITANS REBIRTH #1
(W) Ben Percy (A/CA) Jonboy Meyers
SRP: $2.99

The Teen Titans are farther apart than ever before...until Damian Wayne recruits Starfire, Raven, Beast Boy and the new Kid Flash to join him in a fight against his own grandfather, Ra's al Ghul! But true leadership is more than just calling the shots-is Robin really up to the task? Or will the Teen Titans dismiss this diminutive dictator?

TITANS #3
(W) Dan Abnett (A/CA) Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
SRP: $2.99

In IIn TITANS #3, the team receives word that Karen Beecher-Duncan-a.k.a. Bumblebee-has been kidnapped! Is there a connection between a shadowy new foe and the intergalactic demon that stole their memories? Find out in "The Return of Wally West" chapter 3!

WACKY RACELAND #4
(W) Ken Pontac (A/CA) Leonardo Manco
SRP: $3.99

Our heroes head to the radioactive remains of Las Vegas for a little R&R between races, hoping for a jackpot of ammunition to add to their dwindling supplies. Instead, they arouse the ire of the ganglord Neon Caesar, who's got an ax to grind with Red. Meanwhile, Muttley and his vehicles are lost in the labyrinthine sewers beneath the streets when the gangs of Vegas unite to eradicate the Racers. Our heroes must go it alone against the combined might of the Caesars, the Pharaohs, the Clowns, and the terrifying Combovers, who have great weapons. Terrific weapons. Really, they have the best weapons.

WONDER WOMAN #7
(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Liam Sharp
SRP: $2.99

"THE LIES" part 4! One god down-how many more to go? Diana takes another step closer to the truth, and Steve Trevor confronts his past!

Hardcovers and Trade Paperbacks

BATMAN BEYOND TP VOL 02 CITY OF YESTERDAY
(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Bernard Chang, Stephen Thompson (CA) Philip Tan
SRP: $14.99

The war with Brother Eye is over and Neo-Gotham is the only remaining civilized city with thousands of refugees at its gate. Venturing beyond Neo-Gotham's walls to figure out what remains of Metropolis, Batman runs into The Splicers, a fan-favorite gang from the original Batman Beyond animated series. Collects Batman Beyond #7-11.

DARK AND BLOODY TP
(W) Shawn Aldridge (A) Scott Godlewski (CA) Tyler Crook
SRP: $14.99

Guns, moonshine, monsters-there's a lot going on in the backwoods of Kentucky. Something evil is lurking in the woods, and Armed Forces veteran Iris Gentry is pretty sure it's laying in wait to punish him for his past sins. Collects the acclaimed six-issue miniseries.

GREEN LANTERN HC VOL 08 REFLECTIONS
(W) Robert Venditti (A) Martin Coccolo, Vicente Cifuentes, Rafael Sandoval, John Livesay, Jordi Tarragona (A/CA) Billy Tan, Mark Irwin
SRP: $24.99

It's a battle for the fate of Earth in these epics from GREEN LANTERN #47-52! Parallax believes Hal Jordan has failed this universe-and now, he's prepared to wipe Hal out of existence! It's a battle neither Jordan can win, and one that will change both forever.

GREEN LANTERN TP VOL 07 RENEGADE
(W) Robert Venditti (A) Mark Irwin, Ethan Van Sciver, Scott Hanna, Martin Coccolo, Pascal Alixe (A/CA) Billy Tan
SRP: $17.99

A new chapter in Hal Jordan's life begins as he becomes the universe's most wanted outlaw! And what happens when Hal faces Black Hand in a duel unlike any you've seen before? Collects stories from GREEN LANTERN #41-46, ANNUAL #1 plus the sneak peek story from CONVERGENCE: THE ATOM #2.  

SUPERMAN HC VOL 02 RETURN TO GLORY
(W) Gene Luen Yang, Greg Pak, Aaron Kuder, Peter J. Tomasi (A) Tom Derenick, Mikel Janin, Jackson Herbert, Raymund Bermudez, Jon Bogdanove, Dan Jurgens, Ben Oliver, Rafael Sandoval, Miguel Sepulveda, Ardian Syaf, Patrick Zircher, Don Ho, Jerome K. Moore, Bill Sienkiewicz (A/CA) Howard Porter
SRP: $29.99

In "Savage Dawn," Superman is forced to join a super-fight club-and the stakes couldn't be higher. The Man of Steel must make a fateful choice: Can he risk exposing himself to the one thing that could save him? Then, Superman and Wonder Woman lead an army of gods and monsters against Vandal Savage and his deadly spawn! Collects SUPERMAN #45-52 and ANNUAL #3.

SUPERMAN TP VOL 01 BEFORE TRUTH
(W) Gene Luen Yang (A) Scott Hanna (A/CA) John Romita, Klaus Janson
SRP: $16.99

Collecting stories from SUPERMAN #40-44 and a story from DC COMICS DIVERGENCE #1! Superman's biggest secret-his secret identity-has remained safe, until now. What will happen when the truth is revealed?

WONDER WOMAN A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS HC
W) William Moulton Martson, Robert Kanigher, Brian Azzarello, Phil Jimenez, Gail Simone, Greg Rucka, Dennis O'Neil, Roy Thomas, Greg Potter, George Perez, William Messner-Loebs, Eric Luke, Darwyn Cooke, Amy Chu (A) Harry G. Peter, Mike Sekowsky, Mike Deodato, Ross Andru, Mike Esposito, Dick Giordano, Don Heck, Vince Colletta, Gene Colan, Romeo Tanghal, George Perez, Jill Thompson, Denis Rodier, Yanick Paquette, Matthew Clark, Bob McLeod, Doug Hazlewood, Phil Jimenez, Andy Lanning, Drew Johnson, Ray Snyder, J. Bone, Ethan Van Sciver, Bernard Chang (A/CA) Cliff Chiang
SRP: $39.99

Celebrate over seven decades of the awe-inspiring Wonder Woman, from early years as one of the first female superheroes in the comics industry, to today. This character has seen countless waves of feminism in her time as one of DC's favorite heroes, what better way to honor her than by collecting the best Wonder Woman stories!

WONDER WOMAN THE TRUE AMAZON HC
(W) Jill Thompson (A/CA) Jill Thompson
SRP: $22.99

WONDER WOMAN: THE TRUE AMAZON is Jill Thompson's original graphic novel reimagining of the early years of the Amazon Princess Diana, who would grow up to become Wonder Woman. This fully painted graphic novel is unlike any Wonder Woman tale you have ever read, told as only Eisner Award- winning writer/artist Thompson could. When young Diana has the fawning attention of a nation, she grows spoiled. But a series of tragic events take their toll, and Diana must learn to grow up, take responsibility, and seize her destiny.
Steeped in the mythology of this iconic character's original conception, WONDER WOMAN: THE TRUE AMAZON is designed to appeal to a wide range of readers. It's a fresh, stand-alone interpretation of the most famous and iconic female superhero of all time and the fulfillment of a dream project by one of contemporary comics' most acclaimed creators.


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