23 October 2016

DC Comics | Weekly Comic Book Release List For 10/26/16



ACTION COMICS #966
(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Stephen Segovia, Art Thibert (CA) Clay Mann
SRP: $2.99

"BACK IN THE PLANET" part two! As the Daily Planet's star returns to work, so does Lex Luthor. Meanwhile, Superman continues to investigate the devastation in the aftermath of the Doomsday attack.

BATGIRL #4
(W) Hope Larson (A/CA) Rafael Albuquerque
SRP: $2.99

"Beyond Burnside" part four! Batgirl realizes too late that she's fallen right into Teacher's trap! If she's going to get to Shanghai in time to save Kai, she'll have to track down this mysterious new villain and end things once and for all.

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

"THE RETURN" part one! Terry McGinnis is back as Batman, much to the delight of his family and friends. But is the original Joker really back as well? Inspired by the possible return of their role model, the Jokerz have taken over an entire section of Gotham City and are determined to wreak havoc in the still-rebuilding city. While Batman battles chaos on the streets, his friend Dana is at the mercy of the new leader of the now-unified gang.

BLUE BEETLE #2
(W) Keith Giffen (A/CA) Scott Kolins
SRP: $2.99

As the mysterious underground force begins to gain in power, its minions gain in power as well, which means nothing but trouble for Jaime Reyes, who seems to be losing control of his Blue Beetle costume! It's all happening right as Jaime was beginning to master it thanks to the help of his self-proclaimed "mentor," billionaire industrialist Ted Kord, and the mysterious Doctor Fate, who seems to be the only person who understands how truly dangerous this force can be-not just to Jaime and his neighborhood, but to everyone living within a thousand miles of there.

DEATHSTROKE #5
(W) Christopher Priest (A) Joe Bennett, Mark Morales (CA) Aco
SRP: $2.99

"The Professional" part five! After Slade kidnaps Damian and leaves Rose in the care of Batman, the World's Greatest Assassin and the World's Greatest Detective trade partners in a battle of wills!

DETECTIVE COMICS #943
(W) James Tynion IV (A) Alvaro Martinez, Raul Fernandez (CA) Jason Fabok
SRP: $2.99

"THE VICTIM SYNDICATE" part one! Batman can't save everyone-innocent people sometimes fall in the war against evil that he's declared in Gotham. But what happens when those victims start to fight back...and they don't only blame the criminals who shattered their lives? Batman's never faced an enemy like this, and his team may find themselves questioning everything they know about what heroes do!

DOCTOR FATE #17
(W) Paul Levitz (A/CA) Brendan McCarthy
SRP: $2.99

The threads of fate are dangling down to the Freedom Tower, latching and taking away the souls of New Yorkers, including the current Doctor Fate Khalid's family and friends. Khalid's mad pursuit to save them will take him on a cosmic journey, through space and time, to the world of the Dreamspinners-all illustrated by the uniquely fantastic art of Brendan McCarthy (MAD MAX: FURY ROAD, ROGAN GOSH).  

FROSTBITE #2 (OF 6)
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Jason Shawn Alexander
SRP: $3.99

The start of their journey did not go exactly as planned, but Keaton made a deal to get Vic to Alcatraz safely, and nothing will dissuade her from carrying out her contract. With their main transport knocked out, and roving gangs looking to block their path, Keaton and crew are going to have to get clever if they're going to stay alive.

FUTURE QUEST #6
(W) Jeff Parker (A/CA) Evan Shaner
SRP: $3.99

Team Quest is dealt a serious blow at the hands of F.E.A.R. just as Omnikron starts rebuilding itself on Earth-out of anything living that comes too close! Inter-Nation's Deva Sumadi takes charge and splits the group up to go recruit more forces to take on the alien supercreature. It's time to go on tour with the Impossibles and meet the biggest fighting force in the world, Frankenstein, Jr.!

HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #7
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Rafael Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona
SRP: $2.99

"SINESTRO'S LAW" part seven! Sinestro's Law concludes as Hal Jordan and Sinestro come to blows for control over the universe. With his back against the wall, will Hal's friends show up in time to tip the scales in his favor?

SIXPACK & DOGWELDER HARD-TRAVELIN HEROZ #3
(W) Garth Ennis (A) Russell Braun (CA) Steve Dillon
SRP: $3.99

Sixpack and the gang are ready to accompany Dogwelder to the tombs of the pharaohs in search of his true mission. At least, that's what John Constantine told them they're doing, and he's pals with the Justice League, so he oughta know a thing or two about missions. Dogwelder, unfortunately, has other plans, some as mysterious as the Sphinx.

SUICIDE SQUAD #5
(W) Rob Williams (A/CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams
SRP: $2.99

"THE BLACK VAULT" part five! Amanda Waller needs Kryptonite, and only Lex Luthor has it! But for the Metropolis mastermind, a deal like this won't be cheap-or easy. It's a war on two fronts as Waller leads a smoldering charm offensive in the Lexcorp penthouse while the Suicide Squad attacks the most heavily guarded subbasement on the entire planet.
And in the back up story she saved the Squad's bacon in the Black Vault, but who is Hack?  Where did she come from?  And why is she such a Harley Quinn fangirl?  Discover the secrets of the Suicide Squad's newest recruit in this crucial tale by series writer Rob Williams and red-hot artist Stephen Byrne (GREEN ARROW).

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

"Damian Knows Best" part one! Now that Damian has "summoned" the Teen Titans, the tyrannical teen reveals his master plan! But a great evil from Damian's past is lurking around the corner, ready to strike at the team's newest leader and destroy the new Teen Titans before they even begin!

THE FLASH #9
(W) Joshua Williamson (A) Neil Googe (CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
SRP: $2.99

"KID FLASH OF TWO WORLDS!" In this single-issue tale, Wally West meets Wally West! The original Kid Flash meets his cousin for the very first time in this special issue, which continues The Flashes' investigation into the events that began in DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH #1.

THE HELLBLAZER #3
(W) Simon Oliver (A/CA) Moritat
SRP: $2.99

"THE POISON TRUTH" part three! In Constantine's world there are old friends, useful friends, dangerous friends...and then there's Chas, whose screw-up threatens them all.

TITANS #4
(W) Dan Abnett (A/CA) Brett Booth, Norm Rapmund
SRP: $2.99

"The return of Wally West" part four! Wally receives an impossible choice from Linda's kidnapper: save the Titans...or lose the love of his life forever!  

SCOOBY DOO TEAM UP #19
(W) Sholly Fisch (A/CA) Dario Brizuela
SRP: $2.99

Now monthly! Zatanna's father Zatara has gone missing! With the Justice League off on a mission, it's up to Scooby and the gang to unravel the magical mystery by joining Zatanna to blaze a trail through the spookiest corners of the DC Universe.

VIGILANTE SOUTHLAND #1
(W) Gary Phillips (A) Elena Casagrande (CA) Mitch Gerads
SRP: $3.99

Donny was feeling pretty settled in his cushy life. Even though his girlfriend was politically active, he never gave social justice or racial issues any time. So, when Dorrie discovers something she shouldn't have and ends up dead, no one expects Donny to be the guy to carry on her work-but that's exactly what he does, putting on a mask and taking to the streets. He soon finds himself tangled in family history, political conspiracy, and a plot that goes far deeper than he ever imagined.
Set in the heart of Los Angeles, this new VIGILANTE series raises an old question while making it relevant to our times: when you witness bad things being done, how far would you go to set them right? Written by Gary Phillips, noted writer of the Ivan Monk series of novels, and drawn by Elena Casagrande (Suicide Risk), this hard-hitting tale of revenge and redemption takes the Vigilante into a whole new danger zone.

WONDER WOMAN 75TH ANNIVERSARY SPECIAL #1
(CA) Jim Lee
SRP: $7.99

An immense special issue celebrating seventy-five years of the Amazing Amazon, through phenomenal new stories, art, and stand-alone illustrations! Featuring a roster of incredible creators-some who've laid down legendary runs with the character, and some who've never drawn her before-including Rafael Albuquerque, Brian Azzarello, Cliff Chiang, Renae De Liz, Brenden Fletcher, Adam Hughes, Karl Kerschl, Gail Simone, and many, many more to be announced!

WONDER WOMAN #9
(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Liam Sharp
SRP: $2.99

"THE LIES" part five! Diana takes another step closer to discovering the truth...and the mysterious Godwatch responds!

Hardcovers and Trade Paperbacks

THE FLASH BY GEOFF JOHNS TP BOOK 03
(W) Geoff Johns (A) Rick Burchett, Phil Winslade, Alberto Dose, Justiniano, Doug Hazlewood, Dan Panosian, Walden Wong, Al Gordon (A/CA) Scott Kolins
SRP: $24.99

In these stories from THE FLASH #189-200, the Fastest Man Alive races through Iron Heights Prison to take down a rampaging Gorilla Grodd, goes on a fantastic journey with Hawkman to take on fairy-tale horrors of the Brothers Grimm. And, in the epic storyline "Blitz," learn the secret history of the villainous Professor Zoom!  

GET JIRO BLOOD AND SUSHI TP
(W) Anthony Bourdain, Joel Rose (A) Ale Garza (CA) Dave Johnson
SRP: $14.99

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 personal loss that will forever change Jiro's path.

 GOODNIGHT BATCAVE HC
(W) Dave Croatto (A/CA) Tom Richmond
SRP: $14.99

  A 100% UNauthorized parody of Goodnight, Moon-as only the world-(in)famous MAD Magazine can do it!
Batman may be ready for bed-but crime never sleeps! And before the Caped Crusader can turn in for the night, he'll have to deal with villains like The Joker, Bane, Mr. Freeze, Catwoman, and the Penguin! If the Dark Knight hopes to ever catch some Zs, he'll have to catch Gotham City's most dangerous criminals first!
In this all-new story from The Usual Gang of Idiots at MAD Magazine, the bestselling children's book Goodnight, Moon is parodied with the heroes and villains from the world of Batman!

 NEIL GAIMAN'S MIDNIGHT DAYS TP
(W) Neil Gaiman, Matt Wagner (A) Richard Piers Rayner, Mike Hoffman, John Totleben, Mike Mignola, Teddy H. Kristiansen, Stephen R. Bissette, Kim DeMulder, Sergio Aragones (A/CA) Dave McKean
SRP: $16.99

The classic collection of Vertigo tales from New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman is back! Providing tantalizing glimpses into the fantastical worlds he would create and nurture, NEIL GAIMAN'S MIDNIGHT DAYS collects some of the accomplished author's earliest work. These tales star the Golden Age Sandman, Morpheus, Swamp Thing and John Constantine, from SWAMP THING ANNUAL #5, SANDMAN MIDNIGHT THEATRE, HELLBLAZER #27, WELCOME BACK TO THE HOUSE OF MYSTERY #1, and more!

 NIGHTWING TP VOL 05 THE HUNT FOR ORACLE
(W) Chuck Dixon (A) Greg Land, Patrick Zircher, Butch Guice, Drew Geraci, Mark McKenna, Jos? Marzan, Bill Sienkiewicz, Hector Collazo (A/CA) Scott McDaniel, Karl Story
SRP: $24.99

After surviving No Man's Land, Dick Grayson graduates from the Bl├╝dhaven Police Academy just in time to take down the revenge-hungry Nite-Wing. Then, Nightwing must track down a rogue hacker that has been interfering with the crime boss Blockbuster, only to discover that it's Oracle. Collects NIGHTWING #35-46 and BIRDS OF PREY #21!

 SUPERMAN THE FINAL DAYS OF SUPERMAN HC
(W) Peter J. Tomasi (A) Doug Mahnke, Christian Alamy, Sandra Hope, Ed Benes, Dale Eaglesham, Scot Eaton, Jorge Jimenez, Paul Pelletier, Wayne Faucher, John Livesay, Jaime Mendoza, Tom Nguyen (A/CA) Mikel Janin
SRP: $29.99

The shocking, sold-out storyline is collected in hardcover as the Man of Steel faces the specter of his own mortality! His never-ending battles have finally taken their toll on Kal-El, and with time short, he reaches out to unite his friends and loved ones for what comes next. Meanwhile, a new sinister force's machinations will see to it that the Man of Steel will not go quietly into the night, but instead enter into a life-and-death struggle with another being forged from the very energies of the Kryptonian's solar flare power, now claiming to be the true Superman! This hardcover collects SUPERMAN #51-52, BATMAN/SUPERMAN #31-32, ACTION COMICS #51-52 and SUPERMAN/WONDER WOMAN #28-29.

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