15 October 2016

DC Comics | Weekly Comic Book Release List For 10/19/16



AQUAMAN #9
(W) Dan Abnett (A) Scot Eaton, Wayne Faucher (CA) Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy
SRP: $2.99

"UNSTOPPABLE" part two! In the shocking conclusion to this story, the unstoppable juggernaut carves a new path toward Aquaman's hometown of Amnesty Bay. So far, Arthur's attempts to halt the creature have been fruitless, but to save his friends and neighbors, the sea king must do the unthinkable.

ASTRO CITY #40
(W) Kurt Busiek (A) Carmen Nunez Carnero (CA) Alex Ross
SRP: $3.99

Life on Shadow Hill gets a bit more complicated when Marta has to handle a contract matter between the Silver Adept and an extradimensional demigod! On the other hand, she gets to watch baseball with ghosts. Also featuring the Hanged Man.

BATMAN #9
(W) Tom King (A/CA) Mikel Janin
SRP: $2.99
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"I Am Suicide" part one! Batman has always been crazy...but this? This is suicide! In order to retrieve Psycho-Pirate and save Gotham Girl, Batman must recruit a team from Amanda Waller to break into the most impenetrable prison in the world and steal from one of the Dark Knight's greatest foes...Bane. The next great Batman story begins here!

CAVE CARSON HAS A CYBERNETIC EYE #1
(W) Gerard Way, Jonathan Rivera (A/CA) Michael Avon Oeming
SRP: $3.99

Cave Carson has done it all: survived countless adventures below the Earth's surface, met the love of his life, and gotten a cybernetic eye...somehow. After he and his wife, Eileen, sent their only daughter Chloe off to college, Cave was ready to become just another mundane member of the surface world. That is, until Eileen got sick. Newly widowed, Cave tries to piece his life back together when a knock on the door of his secret underground lab pulls him back into a past that he and Eileen thought they had left buried deep within the Earth.
Adding to his troubles, Cave must determine if his recent hallucinations and visions are the work of his mind or his mysterious cybernetic eye. (Spoiler: It's the eye.)
Written by Gerard Way (DOOM PATROL, Umbrella Academy) and Jon Rivera (Heartbreak), and illustrated by Michael Avon Oeming (Powers), this is an absurdist action-adventure story unlike any other!

CYBORG #3
(W) John Semper Jr. (A) Will Conrad (CA) Joe Prado, Paul Pelletier
SRP: $2.99

"THE IMITATION OF LIFE" part four! The lives of Vic Stone and the S.T.A.R. Labs crew are thrown into chaos following an assault by a twisted mechanical menace that believes it's Cyborg's true father!
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DARK KNIGHT III MASTER RACE #6 (OF 8)
(W) Frank Miller, Brian Azzarello (A) Klaus Janson (A/CA) Andy Kubert
SRP: $5.99

Is Gotham City ready for a new Batgirl?!

GREEN ARROW #9
(W) Ben Percy (A) Stephen Byrne (CA) Otto Schmidt
SRP: $2.99

"ISLAND OF SCARS" part two! Lost and alone on a remote island, John Diggle finds a secret facility manufacturing illegal narcotics, and an eccentric drug king who'll stop at nothing to protect his empire. Where are Green Arrow and Black Canary, and will they reunite with Diggle before it's too late?

GREEN LANTERNS #9
(W) Sam Humphries (CA) Joe Prado (A/CA) Robson Rocha
SRP: $2.99

"THE PHANTOM RING" part one! Uncover the mystery of the powerful Phantom Ring that forced a Guardian of the Universe to hide away in the deepest recess of space. Will Simon and Jessica be able to prevent a universe of power-hungry invaders from claiming the new ring for their own?

HARLEY QUINN #6
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) John Timms (CA) Amanda Conner
SRP: $2.99

"EAT TO THIS BEAT" part two! Harley's carving her way through the rock underground of New York City, looking for the brutal criminals who hurt someone she cared about...unfortunately for Harley, one of the crooks in question has fallen in mad love with her.

INJUSTICE GODS AMONG US YEAR FIVE #20
(W) Brian Buccellato (A) Mike S. Miller (CA) David Yardin
SRP: $2.99

Year Five and the entire INJUSTICE saga reaches its dramatic conclusion, leaving readers right where the story of the first Injustice game begins! Batman and Luthor race to finish constructing the device they think will save the world, just as Superman closes in on Batman's secret base. Old foes return and new allies are revealed. But who will be the next to make the ultimate sacrifice?

JUSTICE LEAGUE #7
(W) Bryan Hitch (A) Matthew Clark, Sean Parsons (CA) Tony S. Daniel, Mark Morales
SRP: $2.99

"STATE OF FEAR" part two! In the conclusion to this story, a new threat that manipulates the fears of its victims has turned the Justice League against each other, and only heroes trained to overcome fear-Green Lanterns Simon Baz and Jessica Cruz-can save Earth's greatest heroes from themselves!

LUCIFER #11
(W) Holly Black (A) Lee Garbett (CA) Dave Johnson
SRP: $3.99

This is the point of no return: God's scheme to strip angels and demons alike of free will is in full effect, and all worlds are on edge as his new soldiers begin to rebuild the Silver City. Lucifer, Gabriel and Mazikeen have located Elaine Belloc, but the reunion doesn't go as planned. As the battle brews and Elaine's alliance becomes uncertain, the outcome of Lucifer's inevitable showdown with God becomes more unpredictable than ever before.

NIGHTWING #7
(W) Tim Seeley (A/CA) Javi Fernandez
SRP: $2.99

"RISE OF RAPTOR" part one! The Parliament of Owls wasn't brought to justice like Raptor promised Nightwing-it was eliminated! Raptor's methods have crossed the line and Nightwing goes to apprehend him. Upon his arrival he discovers Raptor's true intentions and obsessions...

RAVEN #2
(W) Marv Wolfman (A) Alisson Borges (CA) Mike McKone
SRP: $2.99

"White Carnival" part two! As Raven settles into her new life in San Francisco, one of her classmates goes missing. Then another. When Raven begins to investigate, she is shocked to learn that disappearances have been happening all over the city...and now it's up to her to discover the truth!  

SUICIDE SQUAD MOST WANTED #3
(W) Jai Nitz, Christopher Sebela (A) Cliff Richards, Brian Level (CA) Mike Huddleston
SRP: $4.99

The new miniseries continues with Killer Croc! Double-crossed by his friends, El Diablo is saved from capture by the mysterious heroine known as Azucar, who convinces the skeptical Chato Santana to accompany her to Gotham City to unravel the mystery that has put him in the crosshairs of both Checkmate and the Suicide Squad. But can they survive against those two super-teams as well as Gotham City's greatest villains and its most 
notorious hero? And in the first chapter of a two-part Killer Croc tale written by Chris Sebela (alumnus of DC's Writers Workshop program), Croc takes off on a solo mission to an island inhabited by mindless monsters, which makes him the brainiest of the bunch! But can he find the line between humanity and monstrosity before all-out war erupts?

SUPERMAN #9
(W) Peter J. Tomasi, Patrick Gleason (A) Doug Mahnke, Jaime Mendoza (CA) Patrick Gleason
SRP: $2.99

"RETURN TO DINOSAUR ISLAND" part two! Trapped on a strange island removed from time, Superman and Son encounter a lone survivor from the past. He may hold the key to their escape, but first they must survive the other denizens of the Island.

TRINITY #2
(W) Francis Manapul (A/CA) Francis Manapul
SRP: $2.99

"BETTER TOGETHER" part two! Superman, Wonder Woman and Batman have uncovered a window into their very souls: and the power of temptation proves to be stronger than any villain they could battle! The bonds of friendship and trust between the most formidable heroes on the planet will be tested to their breaking point, with the lives of innocents hanging in the balance!

WACKY RACELAND #5
(W) Ken Pontac (A/CA) Leonardo Manco
SRP: $3.99

A bad batch of mutated mushrooms sends our antiheroes on a white-knuckle trip down memory lane. Flashes of repressed recollections bubble to the surface of the Racers' fevered brains, and these tantalizing tidbits suggest a single point of origin: a high-tech facility from hell known as the Butcher Shop! Against the advice of the omnipresent Announcer, the Racers roar towards the facility. But will they find answers...or death?

Hardcovers and Trade Paperbacks

AQUAMAN A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS HC
(W) Jack E. Miller, Steve Skeates, Neal Pozner, Mort Weisinger, Joe Samachson, George Kashdan, Robert Bernstein, Paul Levitz, Gerry Conway, David Michelinie, J. M. DeMatteis, Peter David, Rick Veitch, Will Pfeifer, Geoff Johns, Cullen Bunn (A) Paul Norris, Nick Cardy, Jim Aparo, Ramona Fradon, Dick Giordano, Louis Cazeneuve, Chuck Patton, Dave Hunt, Craig Hamilton, Steve Montano, Martin Egeland, Brad Vancata, Jim Calafiore, Jimmy Palmiotti, Yvel Guichet, Josh Hood, Mark Propst, Sean Parsons, Patrick Gleason, Christian Alamy, Ivan Reis, Joe Prado, Trevor McCarthy, Jesus Merino (CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams
SRP: $39.99

Celebrate more than seven decades of the ruler of the seas, king of Atlantis, and Justice League team member: Aquaman! Since his debut in 1941, Aquaman has defeated villains and saved the world on land and in the ocean, and this anthology collects his brightest and darkest moments in the definitive look at his history as a DC Comics Super Hero. Whether it's Orin or Arthur Curry, Aquaman is a beloved and timeless hero, and we're pleased to present this collection in honor of his 75th Anniversary.

GIRL POWER AMANDA CONNER GALLERY EDITION HC
 (W) Justin Gray, Jimmy Palmiotti, Darwyn Cooke, Amanda Conner (A/CA) Amanda Conner
SRP: $125.00

Amanda Conner's amazing artwork showcasing some of DC's most iconic female characters is collected together for the first time in the large, deluxe-format GIRL POWER: AMANDA CONNER GALLERY EDITION. Sourced from the original art, this collection reflects the incredible diversity and power of Conner's style. Contained between the oversized covers of this Smythe-sewn edition are high-resolution scans of Amanda's art boards for POWER GIRL #1, 7, 8 and 9, DC'S WEDNESDAY COMICS Supergirl feature and the complete BEFORE WATCHMAN: SILK SPECTRE saga, as well as an assortment of cover art from these series.
Graphitti Designs' Gallery Editions strive to replicate the look, feel and attitude of the artwork. Every page is reproduced at original size on heavy paper stock to provide the fan and collector with museum-quality reproductions that are unobtainable from any other source.
See for yourself why Conner's fan-favorite work continues to grow in popularity with this larger-than-life presentation!
Measuring 12" by 17", this deluxe Smythe-sewn volume features Conner's work printed in high definition at 200 lines per inch on heavy paper stock to closely approximate the look and feel of the original art boards.

 DOCTOR FATE TP VOL 02 PRISONERS OF THE PAST
(W) Paul Levitz (A) Ibrahim Moustafa (A/CA) Sonny Liew
SRP: $14.99

In these tales from issues #8-12, Khalid's quest leads the young Doctor Fate to Egypt, where he discovers that supernatural forces have conspired to make life a lot harder for humanity than it should be.  

GIRL WHO KICKED THE HORNETS NEST TP
(W) Denise Mina (A) Andrea Mutti, Antonio Fuso (CA) Lee Bermejo
SRP: $19.99

In this final graphic novel adaptation of Stieg Larsson's international bestseller, Lisbeth Salander lies in critical condition, a bullet wound to her head, in the intensive care unit of a Swedish hospital. She's fighting for her life in more ways than one: If and when she recovers, she'll be taken back to Stockholm to stand trial for three murders. With the help of journalist Mikael Blomkvist, she will not only have to prove her innocence, but also identify and denounce those in authority who have allowed the vulnerable, like herself, to suffer abuse and violence. And, on her own, she will plot revenge-against the man who tried to kill her, and the corrupt government institutions that nearly destroyed her life.  

 GREEN ARROW TP VOL 09 OUTBREAK
(W) Ben Percy (A) Patrick Zircher (A/CA) Szymon Kudranski
SRP: $17.99

A viral outbreak threatens Seattle in stories from issues #48-52, ANNUAL #1 and GREEN ARROW: REBIRTH #1 . When Oliver finds himself infected, he embarks on a quest for the one person in the world who may be able to save him.

 MIDNIGHTER TP VOL 02 HARD
(W) Steve Orlando, Brian K. Vaughan, Christos N. Gage, Peter Milligan (A) Hugo Petrus, David Messina, Gaetano Carlucci, Darick Robertson, Karl Story, John Paul Leon, Simon Bisley (A/CA) Aco
SRP: $14.99

Midnighter's accepted Spyral's job offer...unfortunately, that's put him in the sights of the Suicide Squad! Collects issues #8-12, plus issue #7 and 8 of the WildStorm MIDNIGHTER series and a story from YOUNG ROMANCE: A NEW 52 VALENTINE'S DAY SPECIAL #1!

 SUPERGIRL BY PETER DAVID TP BOOK 01
(W) Peter David, Gary Frank, Chuck Dixon, Joe R. Lansdale, Neal Barrett, Barbara Kesel, Karl Kesel (A) Terry Dodson, Karl Story, Mike Manley, Bret Blevins, Jennifer Graves, Ron Wagner, Robert Teranishi, Dick Giordano, John Nyberg, Bill Reinhold, Stan Woch, George Perez (A/CA) Gary Frank, Cam Smith
SRP: $24.99

In this 1990s reimagining of the Girl of Steel, Lex Luthor's familiar synthetic creation "Matrix" - who mimics Superman's powers - merges with human girl Linda Danvers to create a new Supergirl! So why does everyone believe she's dead? And what is the secret behind Linda Danvers' evil past? Collects issues #1-9, SUPERGIRL PLUS #1, SUPERGIRL ANNUAL #1, and a story from SHOWCASE '96 #8.

 TEEN TITANS GO BRING IT ON TP NEW ED
(W) J. Torres (A) Mike Norton, Lary Stucker (A/CA) Todd Nauck
SRP: $12.99

The Teen Titans are taking off the training wheels and are ready for action! With no adult supervision they can eat all of the pizza they want and still save the day. But who knew saving the world meant babysitting a werewolf, cleaning up goo, pop quizzes, meditation classes and new theme songs? Find out in these all-ages tales from issues #13-18, now available in DC's standard trim size!

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