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DC Comics has sent us cover images and solicitation information for titles shipping in June 2007. Take the jump to find more about Countdown, Batman, Amazons Attack, and much more.

DTC Cv833_solicit.jpgDETECTIVE COMICS #833
Written by Paul Dini
Art by Don Kramer & Wayne Faucher
Cover by Simone Bianchi

Zatanna guest-stars in Part 1 of a 2-part tale of magic, murder and madness by Paul Dini! When her former assistant is killed in a dangerous trick gone wrong, the Maid of Magic turns to Batman to uncover the real circumstances behind the young woman’s death, leading them to a confrontation with the mysterious illusionist Ivar Loxias — and an ultimately terrifying revelation.
On sale June 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BM Cv667_solicit.jpgBATMAN #667
Written by Grant Morrison
Art and cover by J.H. Williams III

The Batmen of All Nations reunite for a weekend of fine food and nostalgia, but an unexpected visitor has other plans for the gathering. Batman, Robin, and the rest of the Club of Heroes find themselves trapped and at the mercy of a dangerous madman on the Island of Mister Mayhew!
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BMCON Cv6_solicit.jpgBATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #6
Written by Andy Diggle
Art and cover by Whilce Portacio & Richard Friend

The final chapter of the inaugural arc, “Rules of Engagement,” pits the newly augmented Batman against Lex Luthor’s burgeoning LexCorp in a battle drawing the boundary lines for Gotham City.
On sale June 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

CTW Cv68_solicit.jpgCATWOMAN #68
Written by Will Pfeifer
Art by David Lopez & Alvaro Lopez
Cover by Adam Hughes

Violence and the chaos hit home for Catwoman! Reverberations of this issue will be felt all through the DCU, starting in Countdown!
On sale June 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BMAS_HC_solicit.jpgBATMAN: BATMAN AND SON HARDCOVER
Written by Grant Morrison
Art by Andy Kubert, John Van Fleet and Jesse Delperdang
Cover by Kubert & Delperdang

“Clever and colorful . . . Batman fans should be more than happy.”
— VARIETY

Comic-book legends Grant Morrison (ALL STAR SUPERMAN, SEVEN SOLDIERS) and Andy Kubert (Ultimate X-Men, 1602) join forces to bring you an unforgettable tale of the Dark Knight in this hardcover edition collecting BATMAN #655-658 and 663-666!

Batman receives the greatest shock of his life when he discovers that he may have a son. And sparks fly when the new addition to the Bat-family is introduced to Robin, the Boy Wonder. Which one will be chosen to carry on the legacy as Gotham’s protector?
Advance-solicited; on sale August 8 • 200 pg, FC, $24.99 US

NTW Cv133_solicit.jpgNIGHTWING #133
Written by Marv Wolfman
Art by Jamal Igle & Keith Champagne Cover by Ryan Sook

A new story arc exploring the lost year of Dick Grayson’s life, after he dropped out of college and before the New Teen Titans formed! It’s the year that changed his life, during which he made a fateful decision. Now a friend, a foe, and a love from the past have returned from the darkness to haunt him!
On sale June 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

RB Cv163_solicit.jpgROBIN #163
Written by Adam Beechen
Art by Freddie E. Williams II
Cover by Patrick Gleason & Wayne Faucher

It’s Tim Drake’s first Father’s Day as Bruce Wayne’s adopted son, and he wants everything to be just right. Unfortunately, the justice-crazed supervillains known as The Jury pick that very day to go on a murder spree in Gotham City!
On sale June 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BM_HnI_TPB_solicit copy.jpgBATMAN: HARLEY & IVY TP
Written by Paul Dini and Judd Winick
Art by Bruce Timm, Joe Chiodo and others Cover by Timm

Paul Dini and Bruce Timm —two of the masterminds behind Batman: The Animated Series — join forces in this volume collecting the
miniseries BATMAN: HARLEY AND IVY! Also included is the special: HARLEY AND IVY: LOVE ON THE LAM by Judd Winick and Joe Chiodo, plus a newly-colored story rom BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE VOL. 2!
Advance-solicited; on sale July 18 • 136 pg, FC, $14.99 US

ARKHAM ASYLUM ANNIVERSARY EDITION SC
Written by Grant Morrison
Art and cover by Dave McKean

Reoffered to coincide with Grant Morrison’s BATMAN AND SON HC, don’t miss this stellar volume that helped launch his U.S. career. This special edition includes Morrison’s complete original script annotated by himself and editor Karen Berger, many original thumbnail breakdowns, step-by-step samples of how the story and art came together and much more!
On sale June 6 • 212 pg, FC, $17.99 US • MATURE READERS • RELIST

ACT Cv851_solicit.jpgACTION COMICS #851
Written by Geoff Johns & Richard Donner
Art and cover by Adam Kubert

Part 4 of the landmark “Last Son” story, by Geoff Johns, Richard Donner and Adam Kubert! Superman travels to a place so alien and strange, it could only be presented in a special 3-D section, featuring 3-D effects by Ray Zone! That’s right, the action in ACTION takes on a whole new meaning as this benchmark story takes a sharp turn into the third dimension!
Plus, meet the all-new Superman Revenge Squad!

Retailers: This issue will be available in 2 versions that may be ordered separately. The 3-D Edition is priced at $3.99 and the Standard (non-3-D) Edition is priced at $2.99. They will feature the same cover image. The 3-D Edition will feature portions of the content and the cover in 3-D;
3-D glasses will be included. Please see the Previews Order Form for further details.
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 (3-D edition), $2.99 (Standard Edition)

SM Cv661_solicit.jpgSUPERMAN #664
Written by Kurt Busiek
Art and cover by Carlos Pacheco
& Jesus Merino

Who is Squad K? In the wake of Superman’s confrontation with Arion of Atlantis, his place in Metropolis is changed, maybe forever. Now he’s got to take on an elite force dedicated to taking him down by any means possible — with the fate of the entire planet in the balance! “Camelot Falls” roars toward its epic conclusion! Guest-starring the JLA, the JSA and more.
On sale June 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ASSM Cv8_solicit.jpgALL STAR SUPERMAN #8
Written by Grant Morrison
Art by Frank Quitely & Jamie Grant
Cover by Quitely

The Daily Planet regulars hole up as the terrifying Bizarro plague spreads across Metropolis! Superman’s trapped in the reverse madness of a dying Bizarro World! It’s ALL STAR thrills from every angle, delivered by Grant Morrison, Frank Quitely and Jamie Grant!
On sale June 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99

SMBM Cv36_solicit.jpgSUPERMAN/BATMAN #36
Written by Mark Verheiden & Marc Guggenheim
Art and cover by Pat Lee & Craig Yeung

The final chapter of the Metal Men’s return! Will Superman and Batman be able to stop Brainiac with Magnus’ robots on his side? And what does Bruce have hidden away that’s so vital?
On sale June 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SMBM Cv37_solicit.jpgSUPERMAN/BATMAN #37
Written by Alan Burnett
Art and cover by Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolf
Variant cover by Claudio Castellini

Get ready for an epic tale written by Alan Burnett (Batman Beyond, The Superman/Batman Adventures animated series) with art by Dustin Nguyen (BATMAN) & Derek Fridolf! This haunting 6-part story arc will challenge Batman’s and Superman’s very souls, and could only be titled “Torment.”

Retailers: This issue will feature two covers that may be ordered separately. The Standard Edition cover is by Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolf; one copy of the Variant Edition, with a cover by Claudio Castellini, may be ordered for every 10 copies of the Standard Edition ordered. Please see the Previews Order Form for further details.
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SG Cv18_r1_solicit.jpgSUPERGIRL #16
Written by Joe Kelly
Art by Alé Garza & Marlo Alquiza
Cover by Garza & Richard Friend

It’s Supergirl vs. Supergirl in an issue guest-starring the Man of Steel! Meanwhile, phantoms from the Zone have taken over the planet. Will the real Kara triumph over the threat?
On sale June 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SM_ATJO_TPB_solicit.jpgTHE AMAZING TRANSFORMATIONS OF JIMMY OLSEN TP
Written by various
Art by various Cover by Brian Bolland

Cub reporter Jimny Olsen stars in this light-hearted volume collecting his most memorable adventures from the late 1950s and 1960s, guest-starring Superman! Jimmy undergoes startling transformations into Elastic Lad, The Wolf-Man of Metropolis, The Human Porcupine and more in these stories from SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN!
Advance-solicited; on sale July 5 • 192 pg, FC, $14.99 US

SUPERMAN THROUGH THE AGES
Written by Jerry Siegel, John Byrne and others
Art by Joe Shuster, Curt Swan, Byrne and others
Cover by Swan and various

Don’t miss this 48-page Special originally included in the SUPERMAN THROUGH THE AGES ACTION FIGURE BOX SET! Included here are classic Superman stories from ever era, from ACTION COMICS #1, THE AMAZING WORLD OF SUPERMAN, and SUPERMAN #7 (1987), plus pin-ups and more!
On sale June 6 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

CTDW Cv47_solicit.jpgCOUNTDOWN #47-44
Story by Paul Dini
47 written by Sean McKeever;
art by Al Barrionuevo
46 written by Jimmy Palmiotti
& Justin Gray; art by Jesus Saiz
45 written by Tony Bedard;
art by Jim Calafiore
44 written by Adam Beechen;
art by Carlos Magno
Breakdowns by Keith Giffen
Covers by Ed Benes
This year-long weekly series featuring a cast of hundreds kicks into high gear in its second month, under the watchful eye of head writer Paul Dini! See Mary Marvel undergo a surprising transformation! Learn why Donna Troy and Jason Todd are integral players in a cosmic chess game! And see Jimmy Olsen as you’ve never seen him before!

The COUNTDOWN is on…so begins the end!
COUNTDOWN 47 on sale June 6
COUNTDOWN 46 on sale June 13
COUNTDOWN 45 on sale June 20
COUNTDOWN 44 on sale June 27
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

52_TPB2_solicit.jpg52 VOL. 2 TP
Written by Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison,
Greg Rucka and Mark Waid
Breakdowns by Keith GiffenArt by various
Cover by J.G. Jones

Continue to explore the DCU’s lost year in the second volume of a 4-book collection featuring death, danger, romance, terror and the never-ending search for heroism! This 304-page volume — sporting a new cover by J.G. Jones — contains the lead stories from 52 WEEKS 14-26, plus commentary on each issue by creators and editors, conceptual drawings, sketch material, thumbnails and more!

52: A year without Superman; a year without Batman; a year without Wonder Woman…but not a year without heroes.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 25 • 304 pg, FC, $19.99 US

ATM Cv12_solicit.jpgTHE ALL-NEW ATOM #12
Written by Gail Simone
Art by Mike Norton & Dan Green
Cover by Ladrönn

Beginning a sweeping 4-part story arc that will change the history of the Atom! Ryan Choi makes the fateful decision to proactively seek his predecessor and learn where he went at the end of IDENTITY CRISIS!
On sale June 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

AMAZ Cv3_solicit.jpgAMAZONS ATTACK #3
Written by Will Pfeifer
Art and cover by Pete Woods

The Amazons’ war against America continues!
The JLA protects the nation’s heartland, but as panic spreads across the continent, public sentiment turns against the military and the heroes. Frustrated and finding their loyalties torn, Supergirl and Wonder Girl take matters into their own hands, but their solution to the conflict may make things worse!
On sale June 27 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

AQM Cv53_solicit.jpgAQUAMAN: SWORD OF ATLANTIS #53
Written by Tad Williams
Art by Shawn McManus
Cover by Paul Rivoche

Can Aquaman’s most formidable adversary control Sub Diego? And is Arthur alone enough to stop him?
On sale June 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BOP Cv107_solicit.jpgBIRDS OF PREY #107
Written by Gail Simone
Art by Nicola Scott & Doug Hazlewood
Cover by Stephane Roux

A final confrontation pits Spy Smasher’s Birds of Prey against Catman’s Secret Six in Russia for the soul of one of DC’s most beloved heroines! Oh, and Oracle hasn’t given up on getting her team back either!
On sale June 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #4
Written by Mark Waid
Art by George Pérez & Bob Wiacek
Cover by Pérez

A couple of easy riders head out on the highway…get ready for the most unlikely team of all: Supergirl and Lobo!
On sale June 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BLUE Cv16_solicit.jpgBLUE BEETLE #16
Written by John Rogers
Art by Rafael Albuquerque
Cover by Cully Hamner

Eclipso returns in a tie-in to COUNTDOWN! What’s brought the wrathful entity back from her solar orbit? The first clues are in this issue as the Beetle faces her newest attempt to claim a human host!
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

CHECK Cv15_solicit.jpgCHECKMATE #15
Written by Greg Rucka
Art by Joe Bennett & Jack Jadson
Cover by Matthew Clark

Part 5 of “Checkout,” continued from OUTSIDERS #48!
They say politics makes for strange bedfellows, and as their mission with the Outsiders reaches the end stage, the Royals are about to discover how many different meanings that has…

GLWTD_TPB_solicit copy.jpgGREEN LANTERN: WANTED — HAL JORDAN HC
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Ivan Reis & Oclair Albert
Cover by Ethan Van Sciver

Hal Jordan has been framed for murder in this new hardcover collecting GREEN LANTERN #14-20! Now Hal is on the run from a legion of intergalactic bounty hunters and the new Global Guardians. Can he clear his name and discover who put a price on his head?
Advance-solicited; on sale August 1 • 160 pg, FC, $19.99 US

GLCOR Cv13_solicit.jpgGREEN LANTERN CORPS #13
Written by Dave Gibbons
Art by Patrick Gleason & Prentis Rollins
Cover by Gleason & Christian Alamy

All hell breaks loose in the forests of Mogo as Lanterns old and new confront the ghosts of their pasts, and the sentient planet must make a desperate sacrifice to defeat the enemy within.
On sale June 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

FLS Cv13_solicit.jpgTHE FLASH: THE FASTEST MAN ALIVE #13
Written by Mark Guggenheim
Art by Tony S. Daniel & Art Thibert
Cover by Tony S. Daniel

The Flash must make the choice he was offered at the beginning of “Full Throttle.” And you won’t want to miss the stunning full version of this cover — but you only can catch it when this issue races into stores!
On sale June 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GLSCS Cv1_solicit.jpgGREEN LANTERN: SINESTRO CORPS SPECIAL #1
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Ethan Van Sciver and
Dave Gibbons
Cover by Van Sciver

The stellar creative team of the sell-out GREEN LANTERN: REBIRTH miniseries — Geoff Johns and Ethan Van Sciver — reunites for an extra-sized Special, igniting an intergalactic war that will explode in the pages of GREEN LANTERN and GREEN LANTERN CORPS!

Hal Jordan has struggled to regain his reputation. Kyle Rayner has suffered great personal loss and reluctantly gained great power. Guy Gardner’s trust in the Guardians is wavering. John Stewart’s unbreakable loyalty soon will be tested. Together, these four men are the Green Lanterns of Earth…but why are so many Earthmen recruited into the Corps? What is their ultimate rolel in the future of the universe? And how will the secret of the rings’ power threaten the Guardians and affect Hal Jordan’s future?

Sinestro was called the “greatest” of the Green Lanterns; now the renegade has vowed to bring terror to the universe he once protected. The worst murderers, thieves and deviants in the universe have gathered into Sinestro’s Corps for one purpose: to instill great fear. Armed with the truth behind Parallax, Sinestro’s intergalactic insurgents strike hard and fast at the very heart of the Green Lantern Corps. The Sinestro Corps is about to change everything you know about the Green Lanterns. Fear them. Everyone else will.

Plus, a 6-page backup story by Johns and Dave Gibbons (GREEN LANTERN CORPS, WATCHMEN) — “The Origin of Sinestro”!
On sale June 27 • 64 pg, FC, $4.99 US Edited by Peter Tomasi

JKFWO_TPB_solicit.jpgJACK KIRBY’S FOURTH WORLD OMNIBUS VOL. 2 HC
Written by Jack Kirby
Art and cover by Kirby and Mike Royer

Continuing the 4-book series collecting the work of Jack Kirby! DC collects four series — THE NEW GODS, THE FOREVER PEOPLE, MISTER MIRACLE and SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN — in chronological order as they originally appeared. These comics spanned galaxies, from the streets of Metropolis to the far-flung worlds of New Genesis and Apokolips, as cosmic-powered heroes and villains struggled for supremacy.

In this second volume, collecting NEW GODS #4-6 ,FOREVER PEOPLE #4-6, JIMMY OLSEN #141-145 and MISTER MIRACLE #4-6 , the evil Darkseid’s schemes continue to unfold while the New Gods, Forever People, Mr. Miracle and other heroes battle his many minions!
Advance-solicited; on sale August 22 • 396 pg, FC, $49.99 US

CHALLENGERS OF THE UNKNOWN ARCHIVES VOL. 1 HC
Written by Jack Kirby and Dave Wood
Art by Kirby, Bruno Premiani, Marvin Stein, and others
Cover by Kirby

Reoffered to coincide with JACK KIRBY’S FOURTH WORLD OMNIBUS VOL. 2! This volume reprints the original 1950s tales of four death defying adventurers and their impossible and unimaginable exploits.
On sale June 6 • 157 pg, FC, $39.99 US • Relist

KAMANDI ARCHIVES VOL. 1 HC
Written by Jack Kirby
Art by Kirby and Mike Royer
Cover by Kirby

Reoffered to coincide with JACK KIRBY’S FOURTH WORLD OMNIBUS VOL. 2! In these tales from KAMANDI #1-10 (1972-1973), Kamandi —one of the few survivors of the Great Disaster — must make his way in a world populated by bizarre mutated animals and other strange wonders!
On sale June 6 • 244 pg, FC, $49.99 US • Relist

JLA-10cover-CMYKteaser-corr.jpgJUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #10
Written by Brad Meltzer
Art by Ed Benes & Sandra Hope
Cover by Michael Turner
Variant cover by Phil Jimenez
& Andy Lanning

Best-selling author Brad Meltzer and superstar artist Ed Benes bring you the final chapter of “The Lightning Saga,” as the villains are revealed!

Retailers: This issue will feature two covers that may be ordered separately. The Standard Edition cover is by Michael Turner; one copy of the Variant Edition, with a cover by Phil Jimenez & Andy Lanning, may be ordered for every 10 copies of the Standard Edition ordered. Please see the Previews Order Form for further details.
On sale June 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JUST Cv12h_solicit copy.jpgJUSTICE #12
Written by Jim Krueger & Alex Ross
Art by Doug Braithwaite & Ross
Cover by Ross

A few twists and turns remain in this amazing tale of the alliance of the world’s most fearsome villains! And against the wild landscape of hundreds of heroes and their foes, smaller, more intimate human dramas are played out. Don’t miss the remarkable conclusion to the remarkable 12-issue maxiseries by Alex Ross, Jim Krueger and Doug Braithwaite!

Retailers: This issue will feature 2 covers by Alex Ross that may be ordered separately. Cover A (featuring heroes) and Cover B (featuring villains) may be ordered individually in any quantity. Please see the Previews Order Form for further details.
On sale June 13 • 12 of 12 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

GA Cv75_solicit.jpgGREEN ARROW #75
Written by Judd Winick
Art and cover by Scott McDaniel & Andy Owens

The moment we thought we’d never see is here: Green Arrow finally asks the Black Canary for her hand in marriage in this special extra-sized final issue! After the tumultuous, on-and-off relationship they’ve shared throughout the years, what answer will Dinah give Ollie?
On sale June 13 • 40 pg, FC, $3.50 US • Final Issue

JLACLA Cv39_solicit.jpgJLA CLASSIFIED #39
Written by Peter Milligan
Art by Carlos D’Anda
Cover by Howard Porter

Part 3 of the 5-part “Kid Amazo.” It’s time to start picking sides…but will Amazo sit still for his only “son” choosing the hero’s path? Not likely!
On sale June 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JSACL Cv27_solicit.jpgJSA CLASSIFIED #27
Written by Frank Tieri
Art and cover by Matt Haley & Jerome Moore

The 2-part story concludes as Wildcat’s investigation into an underground superhuman gambling ring results in a surprising discovery about himself!
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

HKG Cv65_solicit.jpgHAWKGIRL #65
Written by Walter Simonson
Art by Renato Arlem
Cover by Howard Chaykin

After centuries at the mercy of his curse, Hawkgirl tracks down Hath-Set and faces the fate of the Hawks head-on!
On sale June 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

HEX Cv20_solicit.jpgJONAH HEX #20
Written by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti
Art and cover by Phil Noto

Jonah Hex gets reunited with an old “friend,” and when they set off to take care of some unfinished business, the West gets real hot, real fast!
On sale June 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

OUT Cv48_solicit.jpgOUTSIDERS #48
Written by Judd Winick & Greg Rucka
Art and cover by Matthew Clark & Wayne Faucher

Part 4 of “Checkout,” crossing over with CHECKMATE! Pinned down on Oolong Island and losing men, the joint Checkmate/Outsiders force must find a way to hide in plain sight!
On sale June 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

OUTPAY_TPB_solicit.jpgOUTSIDERS: PAY AS YOU GO TP
Written by Judd Winick
Art by Carlo Barberi and others
Cover by Matthew Clark

A new volume collecting OUTSIDERS #42-46 and ANNUAL #1! The Outsiders are back on the trail of Dr. Sivana after a year of hiding out. Can they thwart his schemes of a worldwide tech assault? Plus, discover the events that led to the team’s “death”!
Advance-solicited; on sale July 5 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

SZMSOE Cv4_solicit.jpgSHAZAM: THE MONSTER SOCIETY OF EVIL #4
Written by Jeff Smith
Art and cover by Smith

The final installment of the acclaimed miniseries by Jeff Smith throws the Marvel family against the Monster Society of Evil itself! Their only hope of surviving and saving the world as we know it is that they’re too young to realize what they’re really up against!
On sale June 6 • Prestige Format • 4 of 4 • 48 pg, FC, $5.99 US

MMOAU_TPB_solicit.jpgMARTIAN MANHUNTER: THE OTHERS AMONG US TP
Written by A.J. Lieberman
Art and cover by Al Barrionuevo & Bit

Collecting the 8-issue miniseries shedding new light on the popular JLA member! When J’onn J’onzz learns he may not be the last of his race after all, it sends him on a mission to seek the real facts about his past and his long-lost race. Martian Manhunter will stop at nothing to discover the truth about himself and the world he lives in!
Advance-solicited; on sale July 25 • 208 pg, FC, $19.99 US

TOS Cv8_solicit.jpgTRIALS OF SHAZAM #8
Written by Judd Winick
Art and cover by Howard Porter

The trials continue as Freddy finds Atlas, his next godly benefactor. But the Council of Merlin has other plans for the two!
On sale June 20 • 8 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SHOW_BG_TPB_solicit.jpgSHOWCASE PRESENTS: BATGIRL VOL. 1 TP
Written by John Broome and others
Art by Carmine Infantino, Gil Kane and others
Cover by Infantino & Murphy Anderson

In these fast-paced, fun stories collected from the pages of BATMAN, DETECTIVE COMICS and more, Batgirl learns from the Dynamic Duo what it takes to battle evil in the streets of Gotham City while taking on a string of unforgettable foes!
Advance-solicited; on sale July 11 • 552 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

SHOW_MMNH_TPB_solicit.jpgSHOWCASE PRESENTS: MARTIAN MANHUNTER VOL. 1 TP
Written by Jack Miller and others
Art by Joe Certa and others
Cover by Certa

Collecting stories from the late 1950s starring this charter member of the Justice League of America! Adopting the Earthly identity of Police Detective John Jones, the super-hero known as the Martian Manhunter uses his incredible strength, shape-shifting abilities and other powers to combat crime!
Advance-solicited; on sale July 25 • 544 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

SHADPT Cv14_solicit.jpgSHADOWPACT #14
Written by Bill Willingham
Art and cover by Tom Derenick & Wayne Faucher

Disgusted with his new demonic status and the fact that he’s made it look “cool” and desirable to the world at large, Blue Devil tries to quit Shadowpact!
On sale June 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SGLSH Cv31_solicit.jpgSUPERGIRL AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #31
Written by Tony Bedard
Art by Kevin Sharpe
Cover by Barry Kitson

The Dominators storyline comes to a surprising conclusion that will change the lives of the Legionnaires irrevocably!
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TT Cv48_solicit.jpgTEEN TITANS #48
Written by Adam Beechen
Art by Al Barrionuevo & Bit
Cover by Tony S. Daniel

An AMAZONS ATTACK tie-in issue guest-starring Supergirl! How far will Cassie and Kara go in the impending battle — and how will their choices affect their relationship with the Titans?
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SPIR Cv8_solicit.jpgTHE SPIRIT #7
Written by Kyle Baker, Jimmy Palmiotti and Walter Simonson
Art by Kyle Baker, Jordi Bernet, Chris Sprouse & Karl Story
Cover by Darwyn Cooke

A Spirit Summer Special featuring a trio of tales! We start off with a supermodel gone bad, then follow a path of intrigue through an old tenement building, and finish off with an unjustly accused cabbie. Three stories with humor and heart, told in the best tradition of the Spirit.
On sale June 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SPIR_AH22_solicit.jpgTHE SPIRIT ARCHIVES VOL. 22 HC
Written by Will Eisner
Art and cover by Eisner

Will Eisner’s masterwork continues through one of its
greatest periods in WILL EISNER’S THE SPIRIT ARCHIVES VOL. 22, collecting the Spirit Sections from January though June 1951
and featuring such classic stories as “Death is my Destiny,”
“The Octopus is Back” and “The Hero!”!
Advance-solicited; on sale August 15 • 188 pg, FC, $49.99 US

USFREE_TPB_solicit copy.jpgUNCLE SAM AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS TP
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray
Art and cover by Daniel Acuña

Collecting the 8-issue miniseries spinning out of INFINITE CRISIS, with art by the sensational Daniel Acuña! Meet the all-new Phantom Lady, Doll Man, Human Bomb and the Ray — members of the government task force known as SHADE, the country’s first line of defense against super-powered threats and terrorists.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 11 • 208 pg, FC, $14.99 US

ENBH_WW_TPB_solicit.jpgTHE ORIGINAL ENCYCLOPEDIA OF COMIC BOOK HEROES VOLUME 2: WONDER WOMAN TP
Written by Michael Fleischer
Art and cover by various

Originally published in 1976, this comprehensive volume includes every piece of information about Wonder Woman, her allies and enemies, weapons in her quest for peace and her adventures across the decades.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 18 • 272 pg, B&W, $19.99 US

WW Cv10_solicit.jpgWONDER WOMAN #10
Written by Jodi Picoult
Art by Paco Diaz
Cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson

Jodi Picoult’s sensational run reaches its gut-wrenching finale! Amid a war between the United States and the Amazons on American soil, Wonder Woman must race to save Paradise Island from total ruin! But the traumatic repercussions of her decision to slay Max Lord bring the Amazon princess full circle, as she realizes there’s only one way to stop the war. Can Wonder Woman cross that line once more, or will lives continue to be lost?
On sale June 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Johnny DC

ELRC_TPB_solicit.jpgELRIC: MAKING OF A SORCERER TP
Written by Michael Moorcock
Art and cover by Walter Simonson

Acclaimed science-fiction/fantasy icon Michael Moorcock teams with comics legend Walter Simonson for this stunning collection that reveals an untold chapter in the life of the classic sword-and-sorcery character Elric. Witness the ascension of Elric to the throne of Melniboné!
Advance-solicited; on sale July 11 • 208 pg, FC, $19.99 US

BMS Cv34_solicit.jpgTHE BATMAN STRIKES! #34
Written by J. Torres
Art by Christopher Jones & Terry Beatty
Cover by Sanford Greene & Nathan Massengill

The Riddler’s playing a deadly game, and Batman’s the prize! Batgirl and Robin will need all of their training, wits and guts to save the Batman.
On sale June 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

JLU Cv34_solicit.jpgJUSTICE LEAGUE UNLIMITED #34
Written by James Peaty
Art by Gordon Purcell & Bob Petrecca
Cover by Zach Howard

Superman must deal with the greatest threat Krypton left behind: Zod!
On sale June 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

LSHCY Cv3_solicit.jpgTHE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES IN THE 31st CENTURY #3
Written by Scott Beatty
Art by Sanford Greene & Nathan Massengill
Cover by Steve Uy

Auditions can be scary, especially when the team you’re trying out for is the Legion of Super-Heroes! But a small-planet girl is about to make good when a big-time threat proves more than the Legion can handle. So say what you want about substitutes, we think they look pretty good together!
On sale June 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

TTG Cv44_solicit.jpgTEEN TITANS GO! #44
Written by J. Torres
Art by Mike Norton & Lary Stucker
Cover by Todd Nauck

Red Raven is on the loose! It’s up to the Titans to stop Raven’s dark side from ruining the day!
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

CARAP Cv14_solicit.jpgCARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #14
Written by by Sholly Fisch, Robbie Busch and Tom Warburton
Art by Ethen Beavers,
Mike DeCarlo, Maurice Fontenot, and the Iguana
Cover by Travis Kotzebue & DeCarlo

What happens when Ben meets his match? Or rather, his mimic? Trouble, that’s what!
On sale June 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

CARCBP Cv34_solicit.jpgCARTOON NETWORK BLOCK PARTY #34
Written by Robbie Busch, Scott Cunningham and Jennifer Keating Moore
Art by Stephanie Gladden, Mike Kazaleh, Gary Fields and Phil Moy
Cover by Robert Pope &
Mike DeCarlo

It’s a race against time to find the Three Legged Race Monster before it finds the Bean Scouts! Plus, watch what happens when Bloo enters a pie-eating contest!
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

LT Cv151_solicit.jpgLOONEY TUNES #151
Written by Sholly Fisch and Frank Strom
Art by Leo Batic, Walter Carzon, Pablo Zamboni, Horacio Ottolini and Ruben Torreiro
Cover by Scott Jeralds

Yosemite Sam has become a charming man-about-town! What’s his terrible scheme? Plus, Sam Sheepdog and Ralph just want to get away from it all, but it seems they’re destined for a working vacation.
On sale June 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

SDO Cv121_solicit.jpgSCOOBY-DOO #121
Written by Robbie Busch & Scott Cunningham
Art by Scott Neely & Karen Matchette
Cover by Robert Pope & Scott McRae

The Scoobs shiver their timbers in terror, mateys! Can they kick some pirate booty, or is it into Davey Jones’ locker with ’em…forever?
On sale June 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

MAD #479
Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots

Just say no to unfunny magazines. Read this gut-busting issue
of MAD! Now!
On sale June 6 • 48 pg, FC/B&W, $3.99 US

MAD CLASSICS #16
Written and illustrated by The Usual Gang of Idiots

A jam-packed new issue of MAD CLASSICS, featuring the Best of the Web, MAD Marginals, Reader’s Choice picks and much more!
On sale June 6 • 96 pg, FC/B&W, $4.99 US

CMX

Gon_v1_cvr_solicit.jpgGON VOL. 1
Written and illustrated by
Masashi Tanaka

The little dinosaur with the big bite and even bigger attitude returns, this time to CMX! Long before the dawn of man, savage dinosaurs roamed the Earth. Now, only one remains — the smallest, wildest of them all! GON marches across the wilderness defending the friendly and furry from the mean and hungry. Told entirely without words, these stories highlight the amazingly detailed art and visual storytelling genius of creator Masashi Tanaka. NOTE: The new CMX edition reprints this material in right-to-left order, as it appeared in the original Japanese editions.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 25 • 5” x 7.375” • 148 pg, B&W, $5.99 US • TEEN

SamCom_v1_cvr_solicit.jpgSAMURAI COMMANDO: MISSION 1549 VOL. 1
Original Concept by Ryo Hanmura
Written by Harutoshi Fukui
Illustrated by Ark Performance

A new CMX series based on a Japanese novel that was made into two films!
A military test accidentally sends a modern-day army back in time to feudal Japan. When their actions in the past begin to have an effect on the present, another unit is dispatched to retrieve them. But the commander of the lost unit has other plans: He wants to use his advanced technology to conquer Japan and change his country’s destiny.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 11 • 5” x 7.375” • 176 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN+

Ihateyou_v1_cvr_solicit.jpgI HATE YOU MORE THAN ANYONE VOL. 1
Written and illustrated by Banri Hidaka

A new CMX series begins! Kazuha Akiyoshi is the eldest of six children. Highly responsible and irresistibly cute, she is also something of a tomboy who never allows her softer side to show through –– until she meets Mizushima, the first guy to treat her like a girl. Kazuha has her first real crush; will it be reciprocated? Then there’s Sugimoto, an older guy who wants to be an important part of her life — but he’s the one who Kazuha hates more than anyone!
Advance-solicited; on sale July 11 • 5” x 7.375” • 192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN+

Cipher_v8_cvr_solicit.jpgCIPHER VOL. 8
Written and illustrated by Minako Narita

Cipher settles into a new life in L.A. with his roommate Hal. Even with their very different personalities, they get along fine. When Cipher tells the story of his previous life with his twin brother and how orderly their existence was, Hal takes this as his cue to bring out Cipher’s wilder side.
A ski trip, a toga party, and Cipher’s first swim in the ocean all soon follow.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 5 • 5″ x 7.375″
192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN

VS_v6_cvr_solicit.jpgVS. VOL. 6
Written and illustrated by Keiko Yamada

The conflict heats up between Reiji and Bartholomew! Mitsuko struggles with her own confused emotions in order to stay focused on her troubled student’s progress. Reiji’s estranged mother appears, seeking reconciliation with her son, but he’s not interested. When she later violently interrupts his concert, it leads to a shocking revelation about the relationship between Reiji and Bartholomew.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 5 • 5″ x 7.375″
208 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN+

Canon_v2_cvr_solicit.jpgCANON VOL. 2
Written and Illustrated by Chika Shiomi

Since becoming a vampire, Canon’s sole purpose has been to hunt for Rod, the vampire who turned her into one of the undead and killed 39 of her friends in the process. But is that the real story? Repressed memories begin to surface, and now Canon is confused about her true relationship with her avowed enemy.
And where does this put Sakaki, Canon’s new ally, who is intent
on bringing down Rod?
Advance-solicited; on sale July 18 • 5” x 7.375”
210 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN+

Penguin_v4_cvr_solicit copy.jpgPENGUIN REVOLUTION VOL. 4
Written and Illustrated by Sakura Tsukuba

The Peacock agency is willing to forget about Yukari’s resignation on one condition: Ryo must win an award!
When a chance appears for Ryo to go on TV, it could be the break they are hoping for. But an accidental kiss in a park results in awkwardness between Yukari and Ryo at the worst possible time. And if that’s not bad enough, Peacock talent Narazaki starts having feelings for Yukari too.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 25 • 5” x 7.375”
192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • TEEN

Recipe_v5_cvr_solicit copy.jpgRECIPE FOR GERTRUDE VOL. 5
Written and Illustrated by Nari Kusakawa

This critically acclaimed series comes to an end with a collection of short stories. Gertrude, Puppen and Mariotte confront a strange music teacher at Sahara’s school. Then Gertrude ends up in Canada, where he starts out searching for the recipe but ends up helping in a hunt for Bigfoot! And how will Puppen react when Mariotte puts him on a diet?
Advance-solicited; on sale July 18 • 5” x 7.375”
192 pg, B&W, $9.99 US • ALL AGES

MINX

CLUBBING_solicit.jpgCLUBBING
Written by Andi Watson
Art and cover by Josh Howard

CLUBBING is the third book from MINX, DC COMICS’ new young adult graphic novel imprint. CLUBBING is written by the Eisner- and Harvey-nominated indie sensation Andi Watson (Geisha, Paris, Skeleton Key) and illustrated by Josh Howard (Dead @ 17), Wizard magazine’s pick as the #1 independent book to watch in 2005.

The crime: Getting caught with a fake I.D. at an extravagant West End nightclub. The punishment: Spending the summer at her Grandparent’s stuffy country club. But Charlotte “Lottie” Brook, best known for her mile-high platforms, an endless i-tunes account and an unbridled passion for classic lit, will end up doing more than just serving time in country boot camp. Lottie will narrowly escape romance and end up solving a murder mystery on the 19th hole of her Grandparents1 golf course.

This book also includes Lottie’s Lexicon, a special dictionary feature that translates English slang to fluent American.

All MINX books contain 176 pages, black and white interiors with gray tones and color covers.
Each title also includes previews for three other MINX books as a special bonus.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 11 / 176 pg, FC, $9.99 US

WILDSTORM

HWYM Cv1_solicit.jpgTHE HIGHWAYMEN #1
Written by Marc Bernardin & Adam Freeman
Art by Lee Garbett
Cover by Brian Stelfreeze

Two men. One drives, the other shoots. In their prime, they were the Highwaymen; a special breed of couriers capable of ferrying anything, anywhere, anytime. But that was long ago. Now Able “Speed” Monroe and Alistair McQueen are a little worse for wear, almost obsolete…until they are called out of retirement and must cross the river of bad blood between them to deliver some very dangerous cargo for a dead President. If only they knew what is was — and why everyone else wants to kill them for it.
On sale June 20 • 1 of 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

EXMCH Cv29_solicit.jpgEX MACHINA #29
Written by Brian K. Vaughan
Art by Tony Harris & Jim Clark
Cover by Harris

Concluding the 4-part “Power Down.” In this electrifying finale, Mayor Hundred learns important new information about the accident that gave him his strange new abilities, but will the fallout from New York’s crippling blackout hurt his powers in office?
On sale June 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

DGBS Cv3_solicit.jpgDANGER GIRL: BODY SHOTS #3
Written by Andy Hartnell
Art and cover by Nick Bradshaw & Jim Charalampidis

Johnny Barracuda and Sydney must forgo their pursuit of the Master Key, a weapon of grave destructive power, to save Abbey who’s been seriously wounded by a mysterious female sniper. But while recovering, Abbey disappears from DG HQ and tracks down her assailant — and makes a startling discovery!
On sale June 6 • 3 of 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

MDNTR Cv8_solicit.jpgMIDNIGHTER #8
Written by Christos Gage
Art by John Paul Leon
Cover by Chris Sprouse

The Midnighter is challenged by Hawksmoor to take on a different kind of mission, one with a little more humanity. Amused by the dare, Midnighter agrees, only to find that nothing ever comes easy in this nasty world we live in.
On sale June 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GTRMDN Cv4_solicit.jpgGRIFTER & MIDNIGHTER #4
Written by Chuck Dixon Cover by Ryan Benjamin
Art by Ryan Benjamin & Saleem Crawford

A multigalactic epic of annihilation and longing and weirdness. Midnighter and Grifter get the 411 and it’s all bad news. The planet, the entire civilized, galaxy faces complete destruction from a numberless legion of critters bent on slaughter and only these two bad boys stand in their way.
On sale June 13 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

NJASCR Cv10_solicit.jpgNINJA SCROLL #10
Written by J. Torres
Art by Michael Chang Ting Yu
Cover by Jonboy Meyers

The lone wolf’s new “cub” is not what he seems! But what does the young wannabe warrior really want with Jubei? And what is his connection to Jubei’s dark past? Find out in the climactic conclusion of “Musko” as we unravel more of the mystery that is Jubei Kibagami!
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GEN13 Cv9_solicit.jpgGEN13 #9
Written by Gail Simone
Art and cover by Carlo Barberi & Drew Geraci

The Gen13 kids tumble into Tranquility! On the run from I.O., the teens have taken refuge in the small town of Tranquility and are finding it difficult to relax. But the kind, open nature of the townsfolk has them suspicious…is all as it seems in this town?
On sale June 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

G13_BOB_TPB_solicit.jpgGEN13: BEST OF A BAD LOT TP
Written by Gail Simone
Art by Talent Caldwell & Matt “Batt” Banning
Cover by Caldwell

Collecting the first six issues of the new series! Meet Caitlin, Sarah, Roxy, Bobby, and Eddie — outcast teenagers who must discover the secret to their newfound powers and what role the nefarious Tabula Rasa and International Operations play in their lives.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 5 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

TRANQ Cv7_solicit.jpgWELCOME TO TRANQUILITY #7
Written by Gail Simone
Art and cover by Neil Googe

Tranquility is no longer the small, quiet town it was,
and Sheriff Lindo has her hands full keeping it from getting worse! Whether it’s the continuous incarceration of dangerous super folks or strange teenage visitors in town, it’s definitely going to be a difficult week!
On sale June 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SWPHD_TPB1_solicit.jpgSTORMWATCH: PHD #8
Written by Christos N. Gage
Art by Andy Smith
Cover by Mike McKone

Wizard “2007 Writer to Watch” Christos Gage is joined by new interior artist Andy Smith (52, WORLD WAR 3) and cover artist Mike McKone (Teen Titans, Fantastic Four) as a new arc begins — a great jumping-on point for new readers!

Following the explosive conclusion to the first arc, Jackson King decides it’s time PHD paid their sister unit StormWatch Prime a visit! What can the motley PHD learn from their super-powered, superstar brethren? And don’t miss the astounding ending that will leave the reader breathless!
On sale June 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

STORMWATCH: PHD VOL. 1 TP
Written by Christos Gage Cover by Mahnke
Art by Doug Mahnke & Matthew Dow Smith

Collecting the first six issues of the hot new series by Christos Gage and Doug Mahnke! Former Weatherman Jackson King has a near impossible mission: develop new methods of superpowered-being apprehension and containment…on a shoestring budget. With a dingy office staffed with second-rate heroes and former villains, does this Post-Human Division stand a chance?
Advance-solicited; on sale July 18 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

WETWKS Cv10_solicit.jpgWETWORKS #10
Written by J.M. DeMatteis
Art by Joel Gomez & Trevor Scott Cover by Whilce Portacio

Guest-written by Eisner Award winner J.M. DeMatteis!
Can a cyborg die? That’s the question Dane has to confront when Mother-One is suddenly gripped by a mysterious — and deadly — illness. Ab-Death holds the key to the mystery…but it will take an extraordinary journey into Deadworld to find the answers.
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPNAT Cv2_solicit.jpgSUPERNATURAL: ORIGINS #2
Written by Peter Johnson
Art by Matthew Dow Smith
Cover by Tim Sale

Continuing the new WildStorm series based on the hit
CW show! John Winchester’s investigation into his wife’s horrifying murder plunges him deeper into the world of the supernatural. On the trail of the monstrous killer, John heads west with his children in tow, seeking aid in his quest and some answers…but is he asking the right questions?
On sale June 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

NOES Cv6_pg3p1_solicit.jpgNIGHTMARE ON ELM STREET #8
Written by Chuck Dixon
Art by Kevin West & Bob Almond
Cover by West

What could be more terrifying than Freddy Krueger’s twisted nightmare world? Working a double shift at a fast food restaurant! But when the lines between the two cross, a recipe for horror is created.
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

TCM_CUT_TPB_solicit.jpgTEXAS CHAINSAW MASSACRE: CUT!
Written by Will Pfeifer
Art by Stefano Raffaele Cover by Darick Robertson

A Special written by Will Pfeifer (CATWOMAN) with art by international sensation Stefano Raffaele! Thirty years after the gruesome events of the infamous “Texas Chainsaw Massacre,” film school grads come to Travis County to document the Hewitt clan. But has the terror really ended? Has Leatherface really faded into urban myth?
On sale June 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

VERTIGO

AMVIR Cv16_solicit.jpgAMERICAN VIRGIN #16
Written by Steven T. Seagle
Art by Becky Cloonan & Jim Rugg
Cover by Celia Calle

The “Around the World” story continues as professed virgins Adam and Vanessa have made their way to the island nation. It’s not just the steam from the hot springs that’s turning up the heat between them, but Japan has its own ideas about how far young lovers can go to be together. Or do they? A festival celebrating male fertility sheds an uncomfortable light on Adam’s uncertainty about his sexual side as “Around the World” continues its westward trek toward liberation.
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

AMVIR_TPB2_solicit.jpgAMERICAN VIRGIN VOL. 2: GOING DOWN TP
Written by Steven T. Seagle
Art by Becky Cloonan & Ryan Kelly
Cover by Joshua Middleton

Collecting issues #5-9 of the red-hot new Vertigo series by Steven T. Seagle and Becky Cloonan. Adam Chamberlain has to entomb his eternal love, but will he bury the best parts of himself with her? Adam is shocked to find that mercenary Mel has learned where the terrorist cell that killed Cassie is hiding.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 25 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS

AMERICAN VIRGIN VOL. 1: HEAD TP
Written by Steven T. Seagle
Art by Becky Cloonan & Jim Rugg Cover by Frank Quitely

Reoffered to coincide with AMERICAN VIRGIN VOL. 2, this volume collects AMERICAN VIRGIN #1-4, plus a Steven T. Seagle interview and sketch material from Becky Cloonan! Adam Chamberlain is a 20-year-old youth minister, a best-selling author, and most important, the head of a rabid national virginity movement. But practicing virgin or not, Adam is about to lose it when his girlfriend is killed.
On sale June 6 • 112 pg, FC, $9.99 US • MATURE READERS • Relist

100B Cv85_solicit.jpg100 BULLETS #85
Written by Brian Azzarello
Art by Eduardo Risso
Cover by Dave Johnson

Father and son are reunited, but with a woman in the middle
of the two, how can this be a good thing? The “other” woman knows for
true it’s not…
On sale June 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

ARLOV Cv4_solicit.jpgARMY@LOVE #4
Written by Rick Veitch
Art and cover by Veitch & Gary Erskine

It’s truth or consequences for Healey when a straight-jacketed Allie shows up in Afbaghistan, while Janin must decide if her betrayal is worth the price. Back in Edgefield, Loman come to grips with his marriage to Switzer suddenly including a third member: the lovesick Flabbergast.
On sale June 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

CROSMID Cv8_solicit.jpgCROSSING MIDNIGHT #8
Written by Mike Carey
Art by Jim Fern & Mark Pennington
Cover by J.H. Williams III

Trapped in the mortal realm, Toshi discovers that Tokyo by night has rules and rhythms that its daytime inhabitants scarcely dream of. But will the people she meets and the things she learns be enough to defeat an adversary who is one of the five faces of death?
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

DEAD Cv8_pg16p1_solicit.jpgDEADMAN #11
Written by Bruce Jones
Art and cover by John Watkiss

Brandon breaks into the mysterious Cain Institute in search of Eve Kendall — the woman who appears to carry Sarah’s missing child. But in this medical facility, the doctors are deadly and the patients are deadlier.
On sale June 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

FABL Cv62_solicit.jpgFABLES #62
Written by Bill Willingham
Art by Mark Buckingham & Steve Leialoha
Cover by James Jean

In Part 3 of “The Good Prince,” Flycatcher now knows what he must do to save those he can from the coming war against the Empire. But the mission will require bravery, sacrifice, an iron will and perseverance against a host of dangers. Is meek and mild Fly up to the task? Also, Prince Charming delivers an ultimatum to the Imperial ambassador.
On sale June 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

08_AUG07_JACK.jpgJACK OF FABLES #12
Written by Bill Willingham & Matthew Sturges
Art by Tony Akins & Andrew Pepoy
Cover by CLASSIFIED

JACK OF FABLES celebrates its one-year anniversary with a new story arc and a shocking new mystery cover artist! So what happens when you become the most well-known Fable in America? Jack starts to find out in a truly bizarre way. Also, in the Golden Boughs retirement village (and prison camp for Fables) Mr. Revise takes drastic steps to keep the escaped Fables from spilling the beans on him and his facility.
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

DMZ Cv20_solicit.jpgDMZ #20
Written by Brian Wood
Art by Riccardo Burchielli and Kristian Donaldson
Cover by Wood

Part 3 of the 5-part “Friendly Fire.” While everyone anxiously awaits the verdict on the “Day 204” trial, Matty takes to the streets and visits the site of the massacre, the memorial, and talks to residents who got caught in the crossfire.
On sale June 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

EXT Cv18_solicit.jpgTHE EXTERMINATORS #18
Written by Simon Oliver
Art by Ty Templeton
Cover by Philip Bond

Concluding the 2-part “Showdown at Scatshot” featuring guest art by Ty Templeton. Stretch goes on a mission to learn who set him up to take the fall for the casino robbery and when he does, he’s got a particularly nasty and un-Buddha-like revenge in mind.
On sale June 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

HLB Cv233_solicit.jpgHELLBLAZER #233
Written by Andy Diggle
Art by Leonardo Manco
Cover by Lee Bermejo

Now that the old casino stands quiet and empty, Constantine can hear the whispering in the walls. He left a part of himself here, a long time ago — and if he wants to get his life back on track, he’s going to have to kill it once and for all.
On sale June 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

HLBRRH_TPB_solicit copy.jpgHELLBLAZER: THE RED RIGHT HAND TP
Written by Denise Mina
Art by Leonardo Manco Cover by Lee Bermejo

Collecting HELLBLAZER #224-228, written by best-selling author Denise Mina! Steve Evans’ dream of universal empathy proves to be hell on Earth for Glasgow, where he finds there’s far more pain to go around than he’d ever imagined. Glaswegians are tearing each other apart, and now Evans needs John Constantine’s help to stop the carnage. Too bad he just buried Constantine alive.
Advance-solicited; on sale July 11 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US • MATURE READERS

SCAL Cv6_solicit.jpgSCALPED #6
Written by Jason Aaron
Art by R.M. Guera
Cover by Jock

Kicking off the 5-part story “Casino Boogie.” With the grand opening of the Crazy Horse Casino in full swing, we take a look at Dash Bad Horse’s troubled origin, his return and his day-to-day life on The Rez working for Chief Red Crow. Meanwhile, the mysterious Catcher has news for Dash — news he’s not gonna like to hear.
On sale June 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

LVLS Cv20_solicit.jpgLOVELESS #20
Written by Brian Azzarello
Art by Werther Dell’Edera
Cover by Marcelo Frusin

Concluding “Blackwater Falls.” In the midst of a celebration, the town must pay for its sins. But is the original sinner even in Blackwater anymore
On sale June 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

TEST Cv19_solicit.jpgTESTAMENT #19
Written by Douglas Rushkoff
Art and cover by Liam Sharp

Part 1 of the new story “Mitzrayim.” With Jake now leader of the temple, the resistance is ready escape from the bondage of Fallow and his Globos, which after Dinah’s magical hack have acquired a new level of power. But the modern-day Moses will not be who Jake expects.
On sale June 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

DC DIRECT

pg123_JIMLEE_BW_BM.jpgBATMAN: BLACK & WHITE STATUE
Designed by: Jim Lee
Sculpted by Erick Sosa

Certain to be another sought-after addition to DC Direct’s collection of Batman: Black & White statues, this original creation designed by Jim Lee presents his unique vision of the Caped Crusader. Painted in monochromatic tones, this limited-edition statue reflects the mood of Batman: Black and White, the stunning collections of short stories by award-winning talent. The statue measures approximately 5.5” tall x 7” wide x 5” deep. It features a logo-shaped base, and is packaged in a black-and-white box.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 7, 2007 • Statue• $59.99 US

pg124_BATMANCLASSIC.jpgBATMAN (CLASSIC) 13” DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE
BATMAN (CLASSIC) continues DC Direct’s line of realistically proportioned, super-heroic 1:6 scale figures! This classic version of BATMAN in his gray and blue suit comes clothed in an authentically detailed fabric costume and includes accessories and a display stand.
Packaged in a deluxe 4-color window box with a fifth panel.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 21, 2007 • Collector figure• $69.99 US

pg125_BATGIRL.jpgBATGIRL 13” DELUXE COLLECTOR FIGURE
BATGIRL is the newest addition to DC Direct’s line of realistically proportioned, super-heroic 1:6 scale figures! She is the second female in the line. This deluxe collector figure comes in two versions: The regular BATGIRL is clothed in an authentically detailed gray fabric costume and includes accessories and a display stand. The variant version of BATGIRL is clothed in an authentically detailed black fabric costume and includes accessories and a display stand. Both figured are packaged in a deluxe 4-color window box with a fifth panel.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 21, 2007
Collector figure• $69.99 US

pg125_PGandHuntstatue.jpgPOWER GIRL & HUNTRESS: LEGACY STATUE
Sculpted by Tony Cipriano
As a member of the JSA, Power Girl: The Kryptonian cousin of Superman — a legacy of light. Huntress: Follows in Batman’s footsteps — a legacy etched in night. Together for the first time in a DC Direct statue, this limited-edition, hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue measures approximately 11.75″ tall x 6.5″ wide x 5.5″ deep. Includes a certificate of authenticity and is packaged in a 4-color box. This limited edition statue is manufactured to order.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 28, 2007 • Statue • $195.00 US

pg127BLKCANARYBUST.jpgWOMEN OF THE DC UNIVERSE: BLACK CANARY BUST
Designed by Adam Hughes
Sculpted by Jack Mathews
Black Canary concludes the amazing line of Women of the DC Universe busts designed by award-winning illustrator Adam Hughes! This limited-edition, hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain busts measures approximately: 5.5” tall x 2.5” wide x 3” deep and is packaged in a four-color box.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 14, 2007 • Bust • $45.00 US

pg128SMlastsonAF.jpgSUPERMAN: LAST SON ACTION FIGURES
Designed by Adam Kubert
Based on the best-selling ACTION COMICS storyline “Last Son,” with art by Adam Kubert and written by Richard Donner & Geoff Johns!. Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 14, 2007 • Action Figures •PI
Superman 6.75″
Bizarro 7″
Zod 6.75″
Ursa 6.5″

pg129ShazamFam.jpgSHAZAM! ACTION FIGURES

Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base.
Advance-solicited; on sale November 28, 2007 • Action Figures •PI

Shazam! 6.75″
Mary 6.5″
Mary (variant) 6.5″
Jr. 6.5″
Dr. Sivana (with Mr. Mind) 6.5″
Billy Batson & Hoppy (2 pack) 6.15″ & 6.25″

pg130MiniMates6.jpgDC MINIMATES
The DC Universe just got smaller — and more collectible! DC Direct and Art Asylum team up to deliver your favorite super-heroes with a MiniMates makeover! These figures range in size from 2.125” – 2.5” tall.
Each 2 pack is blister-carded on a 4-color card. Collect them all!

DC MINIMATES WAVE 6
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BIZARRO & SUPERGIRL

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SGT. ROCK & BLACKHAWK

pg132ShazamMSOECover1.jpgSHAZAM! #1 POSTER
Art by Jeff Smith
Featuring art from the first issue cover of the hot new 4–issue miniseries SHAZAM!: THE MONSTER SOCIETY OF EVIL by Jeff Smith!
Advance-solicited;
on sale November 28, 2007 • Poster • $7.99

pg132BMCv655pos.jpgBATMAN #655 POSTER
Art by Andy Kubert
Featuring art from the cover of Batman #655!
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Art by Adam Hughes
Featuring art from the cover of the variant edition of JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #6!
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on sale November 28, 2007 • Poster • $7.99

pg133AQM Cv54 R1.jpgAQUAMAN POSTER
Art by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson
Featuring art from the cover of AQUAMAN: SWORD OF ATLANTIS #54!
Advance-solicited; on sale November 28, 2007 Poster • $7.99

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Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher

Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment.

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7 Comments

  1. March 20, 2007 at 12:28 am — Reply

    Supergirl vs. Supergirl. RIght, and that REALLY hasn’t happened before.

    You know that sentence, Supergirls vs Supergirl, does two things; first, it describes any semblance of plot that have haunted that godawful character in centuries, and second it provides an accurate reason that I read Marvel, not DC.

  2. March 20, 2007 at 6:04 am — Reply

    What’s all this negativity? The new Supergirl can be annoying, but at the very least, she’s made a title with a female character sell. As for “Supergirl vs. Supergirl,” is it really all that much different than the Scarlet Spider debacle, or the Infinity Doppelgangers, or even Captain America vs. Iron Man? Comics make their bread and butter off fistfights and goofy plot twists, and that’s true of both Marvel or DC. Think happy thoughts, dangit!

  3. March 20, 2007 at 6:06 am — Reply

    And doesn’t Pete Woods draw a striking couple of women on that Amazons Attack cover? They both look like actual teenagers, and DIFFERENT teenagers at that.

  4. Stephen
    March 20, 2007 at 7:08 am — Reply

    That’s exactly what I thought when I saw the picture. Too often all characters look exactly alike *cough*michaelturner*cough*, yet here Woods has two very distinct women that I can actually tell who is who.

  5. March 20, 2007 at 7:53 am — Reply

    Exactly. Like the moment in the Turner drawn issue of Superman/Batman where Harbinger was murdered, but you couldn’t tell if it was Harbinger or Supergirl, because every woman in the book had the same triangle face with huge anime eyes…

  6. Stephen
    March 20, 2007 at 8:06 am — Reply

    I used to really like Turner’s work, but how awful/ugly is that cover to JLA 10? Don’t forget to click the thumbnails for the bigger view! :D

  7. March 20, 2007 at 5:49 pm — Reply

    God, you’re right. Not only do we get sexist-symbol-girl bashing her way into the cover with both hands behind her back, we also get triangle-faces, pure blonde hair (urgh) and…what is all that space between her neck and her chest?

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