09 October 2016

DC Comics | Weekly Comic Book Release List For 10/12/16



ACTION COMICS #965
(W) Dan Jurgens (A) Stephen Segovia, Art Thibert (CA) Clay Mann
SRP: $2.99

"BACK IN THE PLANET" part one! Superman returns to the public eye-but what of Lois Lane? When a mysterious package arrives for Lois and Clark back on the farm, Lois can stay on the sidelines no more. But where does that leave Superman's human doppelgänger, Clark?

ALL-STAR BATMAN #3
(W) Scott Snyder (A) Declan Shalvey (A/CA) John Romita, Danny Miki
SRP: $4.99

"MY OWN WORST ENEMY" part three! Now on the run from both bounty hunters and cops, Batman and Duke must find a safe place to hide out with Two-Face before they can continue their journey to the cure. Batman might soon realize his worst nightmare: that Two-Face is right...and nowhere is safe.

AMERICAN VAMPIRE ANTHOLOGY #2
(CA) Rafael Albuquerque
SRP: $7.99

This special features nine amazing stories set in the world of AMERICAN VAMPIRE, with lost tales, new characters and old favorites. Series creators Scott Snyder and Rafael
Albuquerque will be joined by other amazing creators such as Kieron Gillen (The Wicked and Divine), Steve Orlando (MIDNIGHTER), Marguerite Bennett (DC COMICS BOMBSHELLS), Elliot Kalan (The Daily Show with Jon Stewart), Joëlle Jones (Lady Killer), Clay McLeod Chapman (Storage Space), and many more!

BATGIRL AND THE BIRDS OF PREY #3
(W) Julie Benson, Shawna Benson (A) Claire Roe (CA) Yanick Paquette
SRP: $2.99

"WHO IS ORACLE?" part four! The dangerous new Oracle is finding that Gotham's mobs aren't up to the task of keeping the Birds of Prey off the scent...so send in the Snakes! Copperhead, The Asp, Cottonmouth, and Lady Viper are the most venomous foes the Birds have ever faced!

DEATHSTROKE #4
(W) Christopher Priest (A) Joe Bennett, Mark Morales (CA) Aco
SRP: $2.99

"The Professional" part four! After an attempt on The Ravager's life, Slade Wilson and his daughter head to Gotham City in an attempt to track down Rose's would-be assassin.

DETECTIVE COMICS #942
(W) James Tynion IV, Steve Orlando (A) Andy MacDonald (CA) Yanick Paquette
SRP: $2.99

"NIGHT OF THE MONSTER MEN" part six! The earth-shaking finale is here! Batman's going one-on-one with Hugo Strange, the mastermind behind the beasts unleashed on Gotham...but the biggest and most dangerous of all the monsters was saved for last! What will the Bat-Family have to sacrifice to bring it down? And what's the strange secret behind Hugo's design?

DOOM PATROL #2
(W) Gerard Way (A/CA) Nick Derington
SRP: $3.99

What happened to Larry Trainor? The hero known as Negative Man is still out there, but he's not exactly the same guy he was back when Doom Patrol was still together. Like a Russian doll, there is man inside the man, and who knows how many other men inside of them, with the guy on top possessing a mind for mischief that incites violence.
Meanwhile, Casey has started rebuilding Robotman, even though she still doesn't know exactly how Cliff Steele ended up crossing her path in the first place.

EARTH 2 SOCIETY #17
(W) Dan Abnett (A/CA) Bruno Redondo
SRP: $2.99

Earth-2 is dead! Following the climactic battle with Ultra-Humanite and his super-powered army, a handful of the Wonders awaken in a twilight limbo. Are they the only ones to have survived? Has their desperate gambit to save their world ended in total disaster?

GOTHAM ACADEMY SECOND SEMESTER #2
(W) Brendan Fletcher, Becky Cloonan, Karl Kerschl (A) Adam Archer, Sandra Hope (CA) Karl Kerschl
SRP: $2.99

Despite Olive's new friendship with the rebellious Amy, she, Maps, Kyle, Colton and Pomeline are back together at last. The only thing they're missing...is a mystery! Maps campaigns to recruit new cases, but stumbles on a threat that might be too big for even the Detective Club.

HAL JORDAN AND THE GREEN LANTERN CORPS #6
(W) Robert Venditti (A/CA) Rafael Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona
SRP: $2.99

"SINESTRO'S LAW" part six! It's an all-out assault on Warworld, but Hal Jordan is alone and outgunned facing off against the full force of the Sinestro Corps.

NEW SUPER MAN #4
(W) Gene Luen Yang (A) Richard Friend (A/CA) Viktor Bogdanovic
SRP: $2.99

"MADE IN CHINA" part four! It's the Justice League of China vs. the Chinese Freedom Fighters! As the New Super-Man tests his power against the Flying Dragon General's team, a shocking new revelation will stop our young hero dead in his tracks. And trust us, you won't believe what Kenan Kong discovers! All this, plus the Chinese Freedom Fighters' ultimate weapon arrives, and it'll be the STAR of the show...

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #3
(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Dexter Soy (CA) Giuseppe Camuncoli, Cam Smith
SRP: $2.99

"Dark Trinity" part three! Red Hood and Artemis set aside their differences when they discover the powerful weapon that Black Mask has been after: a fully-formed clone of Superman! But what should they do with it? They can't possibly let something this powerful fall into the hands of the nefarious Black Mask, and perhaps if they play their cards right, he could become a powerful ally...but is the risk worth the reward?

SCOOBY APOCALYPSE #6
(W) Jim Lee, Keith Giffen, J. M. DeMatteis (A/CA) Howard Porter
SRP: $3.99

Scooby and the gang are under siege! While the minutes tick by as they await the next wave of monsters, Velma does some soul-searching...which leads to some stunning revelations! You'll never look at her the same again!


SCOOBY DOO! WHERE ARE YOU? #74

(W) Ivan Cohen (A/CA) Walter Carzon, Horacio Ottolini
SRP: $2.99

Scooby and the gang go backstage at Broadway's hottest musical-"Franklin!"-when ghosts threaten to bring the curtain down on the show for good! Is the ghostly Founding Father really to blame, or is there an understudy scaring everyone from the wings?

THE SHERIFF OF BABYLON #11 (OF 12)
(W) Tom King (A) Mitch Gerads (CA) John Paul Leon
SRP: $3.99

Sofia's meeting with the man who attacked her has taken a dangerous turn, and what was supposed to be a simple covert action has transformed into a full-blown firefight. If the battle is successful, it will put Nassir in the clear, but it could also tear the friendship between Sofia and Chris apart.

SUICIDE SQUAD #4
(W) Rob Williams (A/CA) Jim Lee, Scott Williams
SRP: $2.99

"THE BLACK VAULT" part four! It's chaos in Belle Reve when the cosmic contents of the Black Vault are released, causing everyone on the Suicide Squad to turn against each other in a violent rage. Everybody, that is, except for the strangely sane Harley Quinn, who must fight her way through the heavily guarded facility before [REDACTED] can [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] the [REDACTED] forever!

The backup story will be written by Rob Williams with art by Gary Frank. In this story, a mission to dispose of old chemical weapons becomes personal for Harley Quinn when those weapons turn out to be Joker toxin! Now Harley must confront the demons of her past while a Joker-ized Rick Flag tries to take her out once and for all.

SUPERGIRL #2
(W) Steve Orlando (A/CA) Brian Ching
SRP: $2.99

"REIGN OF THE CYBORG SUPERMEN" part two! Supergirl battles Cyborg Superman in the Fortress of Solitude-and there can be only one winner! But even a temporary victory can spell certain doom for Kara and her new home as her father's plan at last comes to light! Meanwhile, the race for Cat Grant's prized internship heats up, and Kara finds her human competition to be just as challenging!

SUPERWOMAN #3
(W) Phil Jimenez (A) Emanuela Lupacchino, Ray McCarthy (CA) Phil Jimenez
SRP: $2.99

"WHO IS SUPERWOMAN?" part three! Ultra Woman is revealed, and her unstoppable Bizarress army are hunting for Superwoman! But that's not the only challenge facing the new hero-Steel has made a terrifying new discovery: Superwoman's powers are killing her-and the only chance to save her life is to leave her powers behind!

TEEN TITANS GO! #18
(W) Sholly Fisch (A) Marcelo DiChiara (CA) Dan Hipp
SRP: $2.99

The Teen Titans...stars of their own TV series? But which Teen Titans TV series will it be? Each of the Titans has their own idea...and one of them might just be your favorite!

THE FLASH #8
(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Carmine Di Giandomenico
SRP: $2.99

"LIGHTNING STRIKES TWICE" part eight! When Godspeed brings his killing spree to Iron Heights, Barry Allen must protect his own Rogues Gallery-including his mother's killer-from the deadly speedster! Luckily, The Flash has some help from Wally West, the newly christened Kid Flash!

THE LOST BOYS #1 (OF 6)
(W) Tim Seeley (A) Scott Godlewski (CA) Tony Harris
SRP: $3.99

The stakes are raised in this nostalgic and unstoppable sequel to the '80s cult classic vampire film, The Lost Boys. Veteran horror writers Tim Seeley (GRAYSON, NIGHTWING, Hack/Slash), and Scott Godlewski (THE DARK & BLOODY, Copperhead) deliver a gruesome and stylish return to the bloody boardwalks and big hair of 1987!
Santa Carla, California is on edge. The eccentric coastal town and haven for the undead was finally returning to "normal" after its last supernatural scuffle left the local coven's head vampire dead and gave newcomers Michael and Sam Emerson a housewarming both violent and bizarre. Now the brothers must once again team up with militant vampire hunters Edgar and Allan Frog when a new gang of ruthless, stunning, life-sucking nightcrawlers known as the Blood Belles emerges from the aftermath to collect Michael's love interest and their lost sister, Star.

UNFOLLOW #12
(W) Rob Williams (A) Michael Dowling (CA) Matt Taylor
SRP: $3.99

In Russia, Dave, Deacon and Ravan have a choice to make: take the Ekranoplan and run for their lives, or evolve into something terrifying. Meanwhile, Courtney's game-changing revelation stuns the other "140" exiles. Can Akira's peace compound live up to its name? Or is there a terrible price to pay if one wants to truly become a social media messiah?

WONDER WOMAN #8
(W) Greg Rucka (A/CA) Bilquis Evely
SRP: $2.99

A Year One interlude written by Greg Rucka with art and cover by Bilquis Evely!  In this tale that spotlights the Cheetah's past, young Barbara Ann Minerva is sent on a quest for answers to the Amazons' most ancient secrets!

Hardcovers And Trade Paperbacks

BATMAN BY ED BRUBAKER TP VOL 02
(W) Ed Brubaker, Geoff Johns (A) Andy Owens, Sean Phillips, James Tucker, Stefano Gaudiano, Eric Shanower (A/CA) Scott McDaniel
SRP: $19.99

The series collecting stories written by Ed Brubaker (plus a couple co-written by Geoff Johns) continues with stories from BATMAN #598-607! Indicted for murder, Bruce Wayne is sent to Blackgate Prison...only to escape, launching a citywide manhunt.

CATWOMAN TP VOL 08 RUN LIKE HELL
(W) Frank Tieri (A) Inaki Miranda, Geraldo Borges, Elia Bonetti, Pop Mhan, Giuseppe Cafaro, Dan Panosian, Alex Konat, Jay Leisten, Steve Pugh (CA) Joshua Middleton
SRP: $14.99

In these tales from issues #47-52, Catwoman must leave the mob in Gotham City and head for New York, where she finds herself on the run for a murder she didn't commit.  

CONVERGENCE TP
(W) Jeff King, Scott Lobdell, Dan Jurgens (A) Stephen Segovia, Carlo Pagulayan, Jason Paz, Mark Farmer, Jonathan Glapion, Rob Hunter, Mark Roslan, Andy Kubert, Sandra Hope, Ed Benes, Eduardo Pansica, Scott Hanna, Wayne Faucher, Aaron Lopresti, Mark Morales, Trevor Scott (A/CA) Ethan Van Sciver

This story from issues #0-8 of the weekly series ties into every DC story ever told! Kingdom Come, Red Son, Wild West Justice League, Captain Carrot and the Zoo Crew-all the worlds of the DC Universe can still be found on Telos.  

DC UNIVERSE BY NEIL GAIMAN DELUXE ED HC
(W) Neil Gaiman (A) Andy Kubert, Simon Bisley, Mark Buckingham, Kevin Nowlan, Matt Wagner, Michael Allred (CA) Brian Bolland
SRP: $29.99

New York Times best-selling author Neil Gaiman's tales of DC's greatest superheroes are collected in a single volume. Gaiman, co-creator of THE SANDMAN and author of American Gods, teams with superstar artist Andy Kubert  to tell the story that truly defines the years of Batman's life in the epic "Whatever Happened to the Caped Crusader?" Also included are stories starring Batman, Poison Ivy, The Riddler, Metamorpho and others from the pages of SECRET ORIGINS #36, SECRET ORIGINS SPECIAL #1, WEDNESDAY COMICS #1-12, BATMAN #686, DETECTIVE COMICS #853 and GREEN LANTERN/SUPERMAN: LEGEND OF THE GREEN FLAME #1.

JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED TP VOL 02 THE INFINITUS SAGA
(W) Jeff Lemire (A) Jay Leisten, Keith Champagne, Jed Dougherty (A/CA) Neil Edwards
SRP: $14.99

The Infinitus Saga begins as the Legion of Super-Heroes arrives with the news that the 31st century has been destroyed! It's up to the Justice League United to save the future! Collects JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED #6-10, JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED ANNUAL #1, JUSTICE LEAGUE UNITED: FUTURES END #1, and JUSTICE LEAGUE: FUTURES END #1.

LAST GANG IN TOWN TP
(W) Ben Oliver (A) Adam Cadwell (A/CA) Rufus Dayglo
SRP: $14.99

This title collecting the 6-issue miniseries kicks off in England, 1976: the country coming apart at its flared corduroy seams, a decade after the Great Train Robbery, when British crime has gone decidedly soft in the middle. Time for a new generation of criminals to rise: a band of snotty-nosed heroes driven by destiny and cheap cider, who will strike fear back into the establishment, put art back into crime and crime back into art, and pull off the heist of the century.

RED HOOD ARSENAL TP VOL 02 DEVILS DAUGHTER
(W) Scott Lobdell (A) Javi Fernandez, Dexter Soy, Joe Bennett, Belardino Brabo, Juan Albarran (CA) Ed Benes
SRP: $16.99

As the boys deal with their success as a rent-a-hero company, new trouble puts Jason and Roy to the test! And with a new hire like Joker's Daughter, who needs enemies? Collects issues #7-13, plus RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS: REBIRTH #1!

SUPERMAN AMERICAN ALIEN HC
(W) Max Landis (A) Nick Dragotta, Tommy Lee Edwards, Jo?lle Jones, Jae Lee, Francis Manapul, Jonathan Case, Jock (CA) Ryan Sook
SRP: $24.99

Screenwriter and Eisner Award nominee Max Landis (Chronicle, American Ultra, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN) presents the seven-issue miniseries that chronicles Clark Kent's development into the archetypal hero he will eventually become. With the tone of each issue ranging from heartwarming and simple, to frighteningly gritty and violent, to sexy, sun-kissed and funny, SUPERMAN: AMERICAN ALIEN is unlike anything you've seen before. This new hardcover includes special bonus features.

WE ARE ROBIN TP VOL 02 JOKERS
(W) Lee Bermejo (A) Jorge Corona, Rob Haynes, Carmine Di Giandomenico (CA) Lee Bermejo
SRP: $14.99

After "Robin War," the villains of Gotham City see an opportunity to strike the worn out teen wonders. One particularly sadistic new force of evil has made it their mission to destroy the Robins, one by one. This new movement laughs in the face of justice. They believe in anger. They believe in fear. They believe in chaos. They are...Jokers! This second volume collects WE ARE ROBIN #7-12.

WONDER WOMAN THE GOLDEN AGE OMNIBUS HC VOL 01
(W) William Moulton Marston (A) Harry G. Peter (CA) Darwyn Cooke
SRP: $75.00

Wonder Woman, arguably the best-known female superhero in the world, and star of her own monthly comics, was introduced in the early 1940s in these quirky tales written by the inventor of the lie detector, psychologist William Moulton Marston. In these stories, Wonder Woman travels from Paradise Island to Man's World, where she serves as an emissary of peace, using her bracelets and lasso of truth to stop injustice. These stories introduce the mythology of Wonder Woman as she battles the powers of evil-from crooked business owners to Nazi spies. Collects ALL STAR COMICS #8, SENSATION COMICS #1-24, WONDER WOMAN #1-7, and stories from COMIC CAVALCADE #1-4

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