30 October 2016

DC Comics | Weekly Comic Book Release List For 11/02/16



AQUAMAN #10
(W) Dan Abnett (A/CA) Brad Walker, Andrew Hennessy

"HOUSE OF LIGHT"! Before Mera can marry Aquaman and become the Queen of Atlantis, she must undergo numerous trials to appease the ancient traditions of her adopted homeland. But not everyone in the court of Atlantis is keen to see an outsider ascend to the throne!

BATMAN #10
(W) Tom King (A/CA) Mikel Janin

"I am Suicide" part two! Batman now has his team, but are they ready for the most dangerous mission of their lives? As the Dark Knight prepares his squad to infiltrate Santa Prisca, he may find that it's up to him alone to face Bane.

CATWOMAN ELECTION NIGHT #1
(W) Meredith Finch, Mark Russell (A) Ben Caldwell (A/CA) Shane Davis
SRP: $4.99

It's mayoral election time in Gotham City, and while the city is up in arms, Catwoman couldn't care less! But when the candidates get personal, the Feline Fatale decides to get involved-much to the detriment of...well, everyone! This issue contains a special bonus story featuring the return of President Beth Ross from the critically acclaimed PREZ miniseries.

CYBORG #4
(W) John Semper Jr. (A) Timothy Green, Joseph Silver (CA) Paul Pelletier, Scott Hanna

"THE IMITATION OF LIFE" part five! Cyborg loses control of his robotic form when it begins attacking his friends and family at S.T.A.R. Labs. Trapped in a virtual maze of ominous visions and forgotten memories, can Vic Stone hack his way through the cybernetic gauntlet that is his own mind?

DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS #19
(W) Marguerite Bennett (A) Laura Braga, Mirka Andolfo, Sandy Jarrell (CA) Ant Lucia
SRP: $3.99

The Batgirls are back! A mysteriously cloaked shadow calling himself "The Reaper" is upset at the events that occurred last time with Harvey Dent, and is determined to nip the problem at its roots-Dr. Strange, Killer Frost, and the Penguin! Now, the Batgirls must use their collective detective skills to warn those villains first, before the Reaper gets to them!

DEATH OF HAWKMAN #2
(W) Marc Andreyko (A) John Livesay (A/CA) Aaron Lopresti
SRP: $3.99

Imprisoned on Rann and accused of being a spy for the enemy Thanagarians, Adam Strange finds a most unusual ally in his rescuer, Hawkman, who knows his people are innocent of the recent devastating attack on Rann and is desperately searching for the truth of who began this conflict...and why!

EVERAFTER FROM THE PAGES OF FABLES #3
(W) Matthew Sturges, Dave Justus (A) Travis Moore (CA) Tula Lotay
SRP: $3.99

The Shadow Players are on edge as Peter rushes to learn Connor's fate, and their botched reconnaissance mission is salvaged when the newest recruit taps into his powers and enters the belly of the beast. With eyes and ears on the inside, he's positioned to collect crucial intelligence from the unsuspecting mercenaries-that is, if he can stay on script and stay alive. Back at headquarters, Bo rebels and raises serious questions about the morality of Feathertop's vision for protecting the Mundy world.

GREEN ARROW #10
(W) Ben Percy (A/CA) Juan Ferreyra
SRP: $2.99

"MURDER ON THE EMPIRE EXPRESS" part one! Queen Industries' new Trans-Pacific Railway is an undersea vehicle that symbolizes world peace-which makes its maiden voyage the perfect place for the Ninth Circle to stage a high-profile assassination. Luckily, Green Arrow, Black Canary and John Diggle are on board as outlaw stowaways!

GREEN LANTERNS #10
(W) Sam Humphries (A) Eduardo Pansica (CA) Ed Benes
SRP: $2.99

"THE PHANTOM RING" part two! The Phantom Ring was never supposed to return from the place where the Guardians of the Universe hid it. Can Jessica and Baz control and contain its ancient power before it falls into the waiting hands of an unexpected new foe?

HARLEY QUINN #7
(W) Amanda Conner, Jimmy Palmiotti (A) John Timms (CA) Amanda Conner
SRP: $2.99

“EAT TO THIS BEAT” part 3! Harley’s punk-rock epic concludes with her and her bandmates in way too deep on their undercover mission to take down a brutal gang of thieves and murderers! 

JUSTICE LEAGUE #8
(W) Bryan Hitch (A) Neil Edwards, Daniel Henriques (CA) Fernando Pasarin, Matt Ryan

"OUTBREAK" part one! Someone is hacking into the Justice League's computers, causing the Batcave's weapons and security systems to turn against the Dark Knight and the Watchtower satellite to plummet to Earth-with Cyborg trapped on board.

MIDNIGHTER AND APOLLO #2
(W) Steve Orlando (A) Fernando Blanco (CA) Aco
SRP: $3.99

Midnighter's got Henry Bendix in his hands at last-but will he have to let him go in order to join Apollo's battle against the deadly Mawzir?

NIGHTWING #8
(W) Tim Seeley (A/CA) Javi Fernandez

"RISE OF THE RAPTOR" conclusion! Raptor's true colors have been revealed as he takes Batman hostage! Nightwing will have to use every skill he's ever learned to save his old mentor from the wrath of his new mentor.

RED THORN #12
(W) David Baillie (A) Meghan Hetrick (CA) Choong Yoon
SRP: $3.99

Thorn travels to the Otherworld and does not like what he finds there. Tarek takes on a villain, but not the one you're expecting. Amaka tells us how she managed to survive a threat that would have killed anyone else on Earth...and Ness prepares to do something she'd sworn she never would. The twelfth chapter of Red Thorn answers almost all the questions you've been asking all year. Almost

SHADE THE CHANGING GIRL #2
(W) Cecil Castellucci (A) Marley Zarcone (CA) Becky Cloonan
SRP: $3.99

Shade has settled into her adopted human body, but the rest of her high school isn't sure how to deal with this strange new behavior from the girl they once knew. The more Shade learns about Megan's former life, the more she realizes everyone hates her. It's one of many fresh sensations Shade is getting to know. Being a human is galaxies different than being from Meta, and it's not going to be easy balancing all of that with the madness that brought her here.

THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON #12 (OF 12)
(W) Tom King (A) Mitch Gerads (CA) John Paul Leon
SRP: $3.99

Chris, Sofia and Nassir have pursued Abu Rahim, navigated complicated red tape, run afoul of some very bad men and so far have managed to make it to the other side. So far. It's taken a year and 12 issues to get here, but this is everything we've been building toward. Don't miss out on the big finale of the comic Mental Floss has already declared the best of 2016.

SUPERMAN #10
(W) Peter J. Tomasi, Patrick Gleason (A/CA) Patrick Gleason, Mick Gray

"IN THE NAME OF THE FATHER" part one! For the first time, the Man of Tomorrow and the Boy of Steel team up with the Caped Crusader and the Boy Wonder in a father-son adventure you won't want to miss! Damian Wayne has been hearing a lot about this mysterious new Superboy, and now's his chance to find out who he is...

THE FLINTSTONES #5
(W) Mark Russell (A) Steve Pugh (CA) Lee Weeks
SRP: $3.99

It's time to "Bedrock the vote!" With the Bedrock mayoral race heating up, the local middle school decides to join in on the fun by holding their own election for class president. Will Ralph the Bully punch his way to victory? Or is there a new kind of candidate waiting in the wings to start a revolution? Meanwhile, Fred and Barney reminisce about their days fighting for their city as part of the Water Buffalo army.

UNFOLLOW #13
(W) Rob Williams (A) Simon Gane (CA) Matt Taylor
SRP: $3.99

This is Akira's story. His fame has never been greater, and his new app is the most anticipated in history. But what "secrets from beyond the hereafter" will it reveal on its launch? Can immortality be achieved? Can life exist beyond the grave? Can Akira defeat Larry Ferrell's 140 experiment and take the world toward peace? And why did he really hack off his own legs with a samurai sword?

Hardcovers and Trade Paperbacks

ABSOLUTE BATMAN YEAR ONE HC
(W) Frank Miller (A/CA) David Mazzucchelli
SRP: $125.00

ABSOLUTE BATMAN: YEAR ONE presents one of DC Comics' most lauded tales in two hardcover volumes contained by a slipcase.
The first volume will reprint the recolored version of the story from previous collected editions, remastered with new, high-resolution scans of the original coloring by David Mazzucchelli and Richmond Lewis.
The second volume will reprint the original 1987 version of the story as it ran in BATMAN #404-407, reproduced from scans made by Mazzucchelli and Lewis from the printed comic book pages, presented on stock that simulates the look and feel of the original comics. This volume will include Miller's complete scripts and Mazzucchelli's complete pencil layouts for all four chapters! 
Together, the two volumes will include more than 60 pages of bonus material, including everything seen in the existing hardcover and trade paperback collections.
 DARK KNIGHT RETURNS COLLECTORS EDITION BOX SET
(W) Frank Miller (A) Klaus Janson (A/CA) Frank Miller
SRP: $49.99

The anniversary celebration of Frank Miller's epic interpretation of the Dark Knight's future continues with this new slipcase edition at DC's Deluxe Edition trim size that reprints each issue of the original DARK KNIGHT RETURNS miniseries in its own hardcover volume, all in a beautifully designed slipcase. It is ten years after an aging Batman has retired, and Gotham City has sunk into decadence and lawlessness. Now, as his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in a blaze of glory. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenaged Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against The Joker and Two-Face for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat with his former ally, Superman, in a battle that only one will survive.
GOTHAM ACADEMY TP VOL 03 YEARBOOK
(W) Brendan Fletcher, Katie Cook, Hope Larson, Derek Fridolfs, Zac Gorman, Eduardo Medeiros, Mingjue Helen Chen, James TynionIV, Ken Niimura, Michael Dialynas, David Petersen, Steve Orlando, Natasha Alterici, Faith Erin Hicks (A) Katie Cook, Kris Mukai, Adam Archer, Sandra Hope, Dustin Nguyen, Zac Gorman, Rafael Albuquerque, Eduardo Medeiros, Chris Wildgoose, Ken Niimura, Annie Wu, Michael Dialynas, David Petersen, Moritat, Minkyu Jung, Natasha Alterici, Faith Erin Hicks (A/CA) Mingjue Helen Chen
SRP: $16.99

The students of Gotham City's most prestigious prep school are back and they've just survived one heck of a year at Gotham Academy. Now it's time for everyone to look back at some of the lost adventures from the school year that were in these stories from issues #13-18 and ANNUAL #1.

 NORTHLANDERS TP BOOK 02 THE ICELANDIC SAGA
(W) Brian Wood (A) Davide Gianfelice, Fiona Staples, Becky Cloonan, Paul Azaceta, Declan Shalvey, Danijel Zezelj (CA) Massimo Carnevale
SRP: $29.99

In these stories from NORTHLANDERS #20, 29, 35-36 and 42-50, Sven of Orkney comes face-to-face with his own mythology, a daring man named Dag becomes the first man ever to turn his Viking boat West, an old Icelandic fisherman discovers the body of a young girl embedded in the ice and the Hauksson family builds a powerful crime empire on Iceland only to clash with the rising Church.

 SUPERMAN THE MAN OF STEEL TP VOL 09
(W) John Byrne, Roger Stern, Jerry Ordway, Paul Kupperberg (A) Jerry Ordway, Ron Frenz, Erik Larsen, John Statema, Brett Breeding, Dennis Janke, Andy Kubert, Karl Kesel, John Beatty, Gary Martin (A/CA) John Byrne
SRP: $19.99

In these tales from SUPERMAN #19-22, SUPERMAN ANNUAL #2 and ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #441-444, the mysterious Supergirl meets Superman for the first time! Plus, the Man of Steel faces Mr. Mxyzptlk, runs into the Doom Patrol and battles Metallo! And Lex Luthor is tricked into releasing criminals from the Phantom Zone-and it's up to Superman to clean up his mess.

 TEEN TITANS THE SILVER AGE OMNIBUS HC VOL 01
(W) Bob Haney, Len Wein, Marv Wolfman, Mike Friedrich, Neal Adams (A) Nick Cardy, Bruno Premiani, Irv Novick, Gil Kane, Wally Wood, Neal Adams (CA) Darwyn Cooke
SRP: $99.99

In these fast-paced tales from the start of the 1960s, the sidekicks to DC's greatest heroes-Robin, Aqualad, Kid Flash, Speedy and Wonder Girl-form their own team to take on evil! Collected for the first time in a single hardcover, these stories pit our teen team against the Demon Dragster, the Mad Mod, Captain Rumble and many other far-out foes. Collects THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #54, 60, 83; SHOWCASE #59 & #75, TEEN TITANS #1-24, HAWK & DOVE #1-6.

 WONDER WOMAN 75TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET
(W) Brian Azzarello, George Perez, Greg Potter, Len Wein, Greg Rucka, Gail Simone (A) Cliff Chiang, George Perez, Bernard Chang, Drew Johnson
SRP: $49.99

In the WONDER WOMAN 75TH ANNIVERSARY BOX SET, DC Comics packages graphic novels from four monumental creators-Gail Simone, Brian Azzarello, George PĂ©rez and Greg Rucka-in a beautiful new slipcase set perfect for collectors. Includes the WONDER WOMAN VOL. 1: GODS AND MORTALS TP, the WONDER WOMAN: DOWN TO EARTH TP, the WONDER WOMAN: THE CIRCLE TP and the WONDER WOMAN VOL. 1: BLOOD TP



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