DC Comics sent along the titles and cover images for issues expected to arrive from its Wildstorm imprint in November 2009.

Auth_16.jpgTHE AUTHORITY #16
Written by Dan Abnett & Andy Lanning
Art by Drew Johnson & Ray Snyder and Simon Coleby & Cliff Rathburn
Cover by Simon Coleby

Following Kaizen Gamorra’s successful surprise attack on the Carrier, the team regroups for a counterstrike. Can Swift, Jack and the Engineer overthrow an army of super beings? And the Midnighter makes an earth-shattering discovery in Northern England…
On sale November 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SW_24_cover.jpgSTORMWATCH PHD #24
Written by Ian Edginton
Art by Leandro Fernández & Francisco Paronzini
Cover by Leandro Fernández

The long lost Kheran ship known as the Red Blade is back
and with it comes a mandate to dominate all of Earth. Lucky for Earth, Jackson King and his Stormwatch team stand in their way…even if they won’t be standing for long.
On sale November 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WC17.jpgWILDCATS #17
Written by Christos Gage
Art by Shawn Moll & Drew Geraci
Cover by Ryan Sook

The team makes a last-ditch gambit against TAO hoping their combined power can overcome the god TAO is becoming. Will it backfire? Can Max Faraday finally reach his ultimate potential? And will either outcome help the Wildcats or their devastated world?
On sale November 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Auth_lost-Year_1.jpgTHE AUTHORITY: THE LOST YEAR READER
Written by Grant Morrison
Art and cover by Gene Ha

It’s here: the perfect reintroduction to The Authority by Grant Morrison and Gene Ha! The Carrier is dead, leaving The Authority stuck on an Earth in a reality they don’t recognize. Their powers barely work, and to add insult to injury, in this universe, they’re not only unknown to the population, they’re – horror of horrors – comic book characters.
Collecting issues #1 and #2 by Morrison and Ha, this is the vital jumping-on point before Keith Giffen and Darick Robertson begin completing the 12-issue story in this month’s THE AUTHORITY: THE LOST YEAR #3.
One Shot • On sale November 11 • 48 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Auth_lost-Year_3.jpgThe AUTHORITY: THE LOST YEAR #3
Written by Keith Giffen
Art by Darick Robertson & Trevor Scott
Cover by Gene Ha

At last, the long-lost Authority series is being completed! Plotted by Grant Morrison and Keith Giffen and scripted by Giffen, this 12-issue, monthly maxiseries will fill in the gaps and explain where The Authority was just before “World’s End,” how they escaped from a horrifying alternate reality, and at what cost. With art by Darick Robertson (TRANSMETROPOLITAN, The Boys) and Trevor Scott (THE OUTSIDERS, BATGIRL), and covers by superstar Gene Ha (TOP10), this long awaited adventure is not to be missed.
On sale November 18 • 3 of 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

N40cover5.jpgNORTH 40 #5
Written by Aaron Williams
Art and cover by Fiona Staples

Deep within the public library where all the mayhem began, something is stirring. Survivors missing since the crisis started are crawling from the depths, speaking a new language and preparing human sacrifices. Meanwhile, the mayor’s son, placed in a near-undead coma by a walking corpse, has returned…and now he wants revenge.
On sale November 4 • 5 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

RedHerring_04.jpgRED HERRING #4
Written by David Tischman
Art by Philip Bond and David Hahn
Cover by Philip Bond

Page 1 starts with a bang as Red Herring shows his true colors (with extra flair) and the MacGuffin makes some hard choices. In other news, The MSM breathes down Damorge Channel’s neck, but he’s still thinking about how Maggie blew in his ear. Meyer Weiner and Penny Candy play house (blindfolds not included).
On sale November 11 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

EX-MACH-vol8.jpgEX MACHINA VOL. 8: DIRTY TRICKS TP
Written by Brian K. Vaughan
Art by Tony Harris & Jim Clark and John Paul Leon
Cover by Tony Harris

In this latest EX MACHINA volume, a new masked adventurer is thrilling New York City but threatens to derail the upcoming Republican National Convention — and the political future of superhero-turned-mayor Mitchell Hundred hangs in the balance. This new collection of the Eisner Award-winning series features issues #35-39 and the EX MACHINA HALLOWEEN SPECIAL.
Advance-solicited; on sale December 9 • 160 pg, FC,
$12.99 US • MATURE READERS

Victorian_Undead-1.jpgVICTORIAN UNDEAD #1
Written by Ian Edginton
Art by Davide Fabbri
Cover by Tony Moore
Variant cover by Simon Coleby

“Once you eliminate the impossible, whatever remains, no matter how improbable, must be the truth.” Those are the words of Mr. Sherlock Holmes, the world’s first consulting detective, yet even he finds his skills tested to their limit as he and his erstwhile comrade Dr. John Watson are confronted with the most extraordinary case of their career – the dead are returning to life! Can a plague of Biblical proportions be far behind for Victorian London? And who – or what – is behind the resurrection of these ravenous revenants?
From renowned writer Ian Edginton (STORMWATCH: PHD) and acclaimed international artist Davide Fabbri (Star Wars) comes the first chapter in an incredible new 6-issue Sherlock Holmes adventure! Featuring a cover by original Walking Dead artist Tony Moore!

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Tony Moore), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Simon Coleby). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale November 18 • 1 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

CoD1-.jpgCALL OF DUTY: MODERN WARFARE 2 #1
Written by David Lapham
Art by Kevin West
Cover by Federico Dallocchio
Variant cover features video game art

In anticipation of the sequel to the groundbreaking game, WildStorm brings you a no-holds-barred, brutal tale of the mysterious Task Force 141 soldier known as “Ghost.” Learning the motivation behind his mask and moniker is the tip of the iceberg in a story spanning the globe from the United Kingdom to war-torn Afghanistan to the drug war in Mexico. Believe us, this will be talked about for years to come! Award-winning creator David Lapham (YOUNG LIARS, Stray Bullets) is joined by artist Kevin West in a shattering 6-issue tour-de-force epic!

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Federico Dallocchio), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a video game cover). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale November 11 • 1 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

FREDDY VS. JASON VS. ASH: THE NIGHTMARE WARRIORS #6
Written by Jeff Katz and James Kuhoric
Art by Jason Craig
Cover by Jock

As the bloody end nears, Ash must lead his remaining forces against the amassed titans of terror. Washington has been leveled, and the odds are stacked against the motley crew of survivors. The vicious battles that end this series are legendary – Tommy Jarvis vs. Jason Voorhees, Ash Williams vs. Freddy Krueger, and even the army of the dead against the ghosts of victims past!
On sale November 18 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

fringe_1_cvr.jpgFRINGE TP
Written by Mike Johnson, Alex Katsnelson, Matthew Pitts and Danielle DiSpaltro
Art by Tom Mandrake and Simon Coleby

The hit show from J.J. Abrams comes to comics in this collection of the 6-issue miniseries! FBI Agent Olivia Dunham, brilliant scientist Walter Bishop and his estranged son Peter investigate the world of “fringe science” (telepathy, time travel, etc.) following suspicions that the large scientific research company, Massive Dynamic, is experimenting on the general public.
Advance-solicited; on sale December 16 • 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US

GOW_02.jpgGOD OF WAR #2
Written by Marv Wolfman
Art by Jon Bosco
Cover by Andy Park

The adventures of Kratos continue! The Gods have chosen human champions and set them up to battle each other to the death! Kratos, the champion of Ares, is now a young captain in the Spartan army, and he leads his men on a quest from which they’ll likely not return – a quest that takes them across the Aegean Sea to battle Poseidon’s deadly underwater monsters!
Continuing the further adventures of the star of the hit Sony videogame franchise!
On sale November 4 • 2 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US
MATURE READERS

RE3.jpgRESIDENT EVIL #3
Written by Rick Sanchez
Art by Jheremy Raapack and Al Barrionuevo
Cover by Kevin Sharpe & Jim Clark

Videogame industry writer Ricardo Sanchez brings the bio-weapons of Resident Evil to the jungles of South America! Follow two agents as they unravel the connections between a Space Station, a telepathic G-Virus and Geisel Industries.
This book is resolicited. All previous orders are canceled.
RESOLICIT • On sale November 11 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC,
$3.99 US mature readers

Starcraft_07.jpgSTARCRAFT #7
Written by Simon Furman
Art by Federico Dallocchio & Carlos D’Anda
Cover by Federico Dallocchio

The end of the first War Pigs arc looms, but who – if anyone – will still be standing when the dust settles on the doomed, zerg-infested, protoss-purged world of Urona Sigma? Embittered, vengeful Cerberus C.O. Lars Trakken is hell bent on payback, even in the face of impending Armageddon.
On sale November 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Warcraft_25_cvr.jpgWORLD OF WARCRAFT #25
Written by Walter and Louise Simonson
Art by Mike Bowden & Tony Washington
Cover by Mike Bowden & Tony Washington

The bonus-sized epic final showdown! Will Med’an and the newly formed Council of Tirisfal vanquish the evil Cho’gall and the Twilight’s Hammer? Will the unlikely union of Horde and Alliance be torn asunder?
On sale November 18 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

mirrors_edge_tp.jpgMIRROR’S EDGE TP
Written by Rhianna Pratchett
Art by Matthew Dow Smith
Cover by Niko Henrichon

The 6-issue miniseries based on the Electronic Arts video game is collected! Faith is a Runner in the city — a courier who delivers sensitive cargo by traversing the rooftops of the city’s skyscrapers. But how did she come by this unique trade…and what secrets from her past may affect her future?
Advance-solicited; on sale December 2 • 144 pg, FC, $19.99 US

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