dc.jpgDC Comics has released a preliminary listing of collected editions, trades, hard covers, and so on the company expects to release this October. It’s a long list, but there are some gems in there if you are looking for tomes to fill the time between Wednesdays.

52: THE COMPANION TP
Writers: Steve Ditko, Greg Rucka, Gardner Fox, Grant Morrison, Steve Gerber, Mark Schultz, Jack Miller, Dan Jurgens, David Goyer and Geoff Johns
Artists: Steve Ditko, Kano & Stefano Gaudiano, Chaz Truog & Doug Hazlewood, Carmine Infantino, Walter Simonson, Doug Mahnke & Tom Nguyen, Murphy Anderson, Alex Toth, Dan Jurgens & Tom Dzon and Leonard Kirk & Keith Champagne
Collects: MYSTERIOUS SUSPENSE #1, GOTHAM CENTRAL #40, ANIMAL MAN #16, METAL MEN #45, SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #97, RIP HUNTER: TIME MASTER #6, JSA #43-44, and stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #350, STRANGE ADVENTURES #226, SECRET ORIGINS #35.
$19.99 U.S., 224 pages

52: THE COVERS HC
Writer: J.G. Jones
Artist: J.G. Jones
Collects: Every cover from 52, 52 Vol. 1-4 TPs, the 52 novel, sketches, plus commentary from Jones.
$19.99 U.S., 128 pages

THE BATMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 4 TP
Writer: Bill Finger
Artists: Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson and George Roussos
Collects: BATMAN #6-7 and stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #51-56 and WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #2-3
$14.99 U.S., 224 pages

THE CREEPER: WELCOME TO CREEPVILLE TP
Writer: Steve Niles
Artists: Justiniano & Walden Wong and Steve Scott & Dan Green
Collects: THE CREEPER #1-6 and a story from DC: BRAVE NEW WORLD #1
$19.99 U.S., 160 pages

THE FLASH: WONDERLAND TP
Writer: Geoff Johns
Artists: Angel Unzueta & Doug Hazlewood
Collects: THE FLASH #164-169
$12.99 U.S., 144 pages

THE HELMET OF FATE TP
Writers: Steve Gerber, Bill Willingham, Tad Williams, Steve Niles and Gail Simone
Artists: Duncan Rouleau, Scott Hampton, Phil Winslade, Peter Snejbjerg and Shawn McManus
Collects: THE HELMET OF FATE: DETECTIVE CHIMP, THE HELMET OF FATE: IBIS, THE HELMET OF FATE: BLACK ALICE, THE HELMET OF FATE: SARGON and THE HELMET OF FATE: ZAURIEL
$14.99 U.S., 128 pages

JUSTICE LEAGUE ELITE VOL. 2 TP
Writer: Joe Kelly
Artists: Doug Mahnke & Dustin Nguyen
Collects: JUSTICE LEAGUE ELITE #5-12
$19.99 U.S., 192 pages

THE JSA ALL STARS ARCHIVES VOL. 1 HC
Writers: Bill Finger, Gardner Fox, Sheldon Mayer, Charles Reizenstein, John Wentworth and Bill O’Connor
Artists: Stan Aschmeier, Bernard Baily, Ben Flinton, Sheldon Mayer, Hal Sharp, Irwin Hasen and Leonard Sansone
Collects: Stories starring Johnny Thunder, Hour-Man, the Red Tornado & Scribbly, Dr. Mid-Nite, Mr. Terrific, Wildcat and the Atom from FLASH COMICS #1-4, ADVENTURE COMICS #48-52, ALL-AMERICAN COMICS #19-29 and SENSATION COMICS #1-5
$59.99 U.S., 256 pages

JUSTICE VOL. 3 HC
Writers: Alex Ross & Jim Krueger
Artists: Doug Braithwaite & Alex Ross
Collects: JUSTICE #9-12
$19.99 U.S., 160 pages

MYSTERY IN SPACE VOL. 1 TP
Writer: Jim Starlin
Artists: Shane Davis & Matt Banning and Jim Starlin & Al Milgrom
Collects: MYSTERY IN SPACE #1-5
$17.99 U.S., 208 pages

NIGHTWING: LOVE AND WAR TP
Writer: Marv Wolfman
Artists: Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund, Paco Diaz, Jamal Igle & Keith Champagne
Collects: NIGHTWING #125-132
$14.99 U.S., 192 pages

SHAZAM: THE MONSTER SOCIETY OF EVIL DELUXE HC
Writer/Artist: Jeff Smith
Collects: SHAZAM: THE MONSTER SOCIETY OF EVIL #1-4
$29.99 U.S., 240 pages

THE QUESTION VOL. 1 TP
Writer: Dennis O’Neil
Artists: Denys Cowan & Rick Magyar
Collects: THE QUESTION #1-6
$19.99 U.S., 176 pages

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE GREAT DISASTER FEATURING THE ATOMIC KNIGHTS TP
Writers: John Broome, Jack Kirby, Gerry Conway, David Michelinie, Cary Bates, Sheldon Mayer, David Kraft, Paul Levitz, Steve Skeates, Dan Mishkin, Gary Cohn, Len Wein, Robin Snyder, Mike Bentley, George Kashdan, Wyatt Gwyon, Paul Kupperberg, Roger McKenzie, Jack Oleck and Elliott S. Maggin
Artists: Murphy Anderson, Jack Kirby, José Luis García-López, Walter Simonson, Pablo Marcos, Mike Nasser, Alex Saviuk, Vicitan, Bill Draut, Alfredo Alcala, Jack Sparling, Rich Buckler, Howard Chaykin, A.B. Magpali, Howard Bender, J.M. Matucenio, Steve Ditko, Buddy Generale, Paul Kirchner, Jeff Aclin, Frank Miller, Alex Niño, Curt Swan, Danny Bulanadi, Wallace Wood, D. Bruce Berry, Andy Mushynsky, Frank McLaughlin, Bob Layton, Bob Smith, Steve Mitchell, Bob Oksner, Terry Austin, Joe Rubinstein, Vince Colletta, Tex Blaisdell, Bob Wiacek, and Danny Bulanadi
Collects: FIRST ISSUE SPECIAL #1, HERCULES UNBOUND #1-10, SUPERMAN #295, DC COMICS PRESENTS #57, and stories from KAMANDI #43-46, STRANGE ADVENTURES #117, 120, 123, 126, 129, 132, 135, 138, 141, 144, 147, 150, 153, 156 and 160, WEIRD WAR TALES #22, 23, 30, 32, 40, 42-44, 46-49, 51-53, 64, 68, 69 and 123, HOUSE OF MYSTERY #318, HOUSE OF SECRETS #86, 95, and 97, TALES OF THE UNEXPECTED #215 and 221, and THE AMAZING WORLD OF DC COMICS #12.
$16.99 U.S., 576 pages

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: METAL MEN TP
Writers: Robert Kanigher and Bob Haney
Artists: Ross Andru & Mike Esposito and Ramona Fradon & Charles Paris
Collects: SHOWCASE #37-40, METAL MEN #1-15 and THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #55
$16.99 U.S., 528 pages

SUPERMAN: THE BOTTLE CITY OF KANDOR TP
Writers: Otto Binder, Edmond Hamilton, Jerry Siegel, Leo Dorfman, Len Wein and Paul Kupperberg
Artists: Al Plastino, Curt Swan, Stan Kaye, George Klein, Kurt Schaffenberger, Pete Costanza, Wayne Boring, Frank Chiaramonte and Marshall Rogers
Collects: Stories from ACTION COMICS #242 and 245, SUPERMAN #158 and 338, SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN #53 and 69, WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #143, SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE #21, 76, and 78, and SUPERMAN FAMILY #194
$14.99 U.S., 200 pages

THE SPIRIT VOL. 1 HC
Writers: Jeph Loeb and Darwyn Cooke
Artists: Darwyn Cooke & J. Bone
Collects: BATMAN/THE SPIRIT and THE SPIRIT #1-6
$24.99 U.S., 192 pages

Vertigo titles scheduled to arrive in stores in October include:

THE ABSOLUTE SANDMAN VOL. 2 HC
Writer: Neil Gaiman
Artists: Dave McKean, Shawn McManus, Kelley Jones, Mike Dringenberg, Bryan Talbot, John Watkiss, Matt Wagner, Stan Woch, Colleen Doran, Duncan Eagleson, John Bolton, Malcolm Jones III, George Pratt, Dick Giordano, P. Craig Russell and Vince Locke
Collects: THE SANDMAN #21-39
$99.00 U.S., 616 pages

ARMY@LOVE VOL. 1: THE HOT ZONE CLUB TP
Writer: Rick Veitch
Artists: Rick Veitch & Gary Erskine
Collects: ARMY@LOVE #1-5
$9.99 U.S., 128 pages

EXTERMINATORS VOL. 3: LIES OF OUR FATHERS TP
Writer: Simon Oliver
Artists: Mike Hawthorne, Tony Moore, John Lucas, Dan Green and Ande Parks
Collects: THE EXTERMINATORS #11-16
$14.99 U.S., 144 pages

JACK OF FABLES VOL. 2: JACK OF HEARTS TP
Writers: Bill Willingham & Matthew Sturges
Artists: Steve Leialoha, Tony Akins & Andrew Pepoy
Collects: JACK OF FABLES #6-11
$14.99 U.S., 144 pages

WILDSTORM titles scheduled to arrive in stores in October include:

RED MENACE TP
Writers: Danny Bilson, Paul DeMeo and Adam Brody
Artists: Jerry Ordway & Al Vey
Collects: RED MENACE #1-6
$17.99 U.S., 144 pages

WETWORKS VOL. 1 TP
Writer: Mike Carey
Artists: Whilce Portacio & Richard Friend
Collects: WETWORKS #1-6
$14.99 U.S., 136 pages

CMX titles scheduled to arrive in stores in October include:

CANON VOL. 3
Writer/Artist: Chika Shiomi
$9.99 U.S., 194 pages

CIPHER VOL. 9
Writer/Artist: Minako Narita
$9.99 U.S., 200 pages

GON VOL. 2
Writer/Artist: Masahi Tanaka
$5.99 U.S., 148 pages

I HATE YOU MORE THAN ANYONE VOL. 2
Writer/Artist: Banri Hidaka
$9.99 U.S., 192 pages

PRESENTS VOL. 1
Writer/Artist: Kanako Inuki
$12.99 U.S., 200 pages

SAMURAI COMMANDO: MISSION 1549 VOL. 2
Original Concept: Ryo Hanmura
Writer: Harutoshi Fukui
Artist: Ark Performance
$9.99 U.S., 224 pages

VARIANTE VOL. 1
Writer/Artist: Iqura Sugimoto
$12.99 U.S., 204 pages

VS. VOL. 7
Writer/Artist: Keiko Yamada
$9.99 U.S., 192 pages

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