The Big 2’s January Solicitations

It’s that time of month when the Big twos release their solicits for the next load of comics, check below and see what you’ll be getting in the New Year! (note: i’ve left the trades and toys off)

MARVEL

AGE OF X: ALPHA #1
Written by MIKE CAREY
Pencils by TBD
Cover by CHRIS BACHALO
Variant Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL
Mutantkind’s final war starts here.
If you don’t know which side you’re on, check your DNA.
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

X-Men #7 Fantastic Four Anniversary Variant
Written by VICTOR GISCHLER
Pencils by CHRIS BACHALO
Cover by PAOLO RIVERA
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ASTONISHING THOR #2 (of 5)
Written by ROB RODI
Penciled by MIKE CHOI
Cover by ED McGUINNESS
Blasted back into space by the Stranger, Thor hurtles across the solar system, trying to overtake Ego and deter him from reaching his final destination: the museum of Taneleer Tivan – The Collector. What business would Ego have at the museum? What would entice a living planet out of its orbit? And why is Zephyr at the museum, collaborating with The Collector?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

OZMA OF OZ #3 (of 8)
Written by ERIC SHANOWER
Pencils & Cover by SKOTTIE YOUNG
Tik-Tok, the clockwork man, defeats the Wheelers and learns their hidden secret. But that’s no help in battling the army of
Langwidere, a princess with thirty disembodied heads.
Langwidere intends to cut off Dorothy’s head for her collection—unless the Scarecrow, the Tin Woodman, and Ozma can rescue Dorothy. But how can Dorothy’s Oz friends cross the Deadly Desert to save her?
32 PGS./All Ages …$3.99

ORSON SCOTT CARD’S SPEAKER FOR THE DEAD #1 (of 5)
Creative Director ORSON SCOTT CARD
Written by AARON JOHNSTON
Penciled by POP MAHN
Cover by THE BLACK FROG
The next chapter in the bestselling Ender saga begins here! Ender Wiggin was twelve years old when he destroyed an alien race. Burdened with guilt, he wrote Speaker for the Dead and created a pseudo-religion that spanned the known worlds. Now an adult, Ender is called to investigate a murder committed by a new alien species with a seemingly gruesome nature. Can Ender uncover the truth before another species and more human lives are lost? Based on the award-winning novel by bestselling author and science fiction legend Orson Scott Card.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

ANITA BLAKE: CIRCUS OF THE DAMNED—THE INGENUE #1 (of 5)
Written by Laurell K. Hamilton & Jess Booth
Pencils by Ron Lim
Cover by Brett Booth
BEST-SELLING AUTHOR LAURELL K. HAMILTON’S HEROINE IS BACK! Morgues, by a rule, are pretty quiet places. But in a world of vamps and the rising dead, they can be positively hopping. Join animator Anita Blake as her search for a serial killer takes her to the most dangerous after-hours joint in St. Louis!
32 PGS./Mature …$3.99

THE STAND: NO MAN’S LAND #1 (of 5)
Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA
Penciled by MIKE PERKINS
Cover by TOMM COKER
While Frannie and Stu struggle to find a balance between their personal lives and their public personas, an unholy, unspeakable alliance is born between Harold Lauder and Nadine Cross. It’s a date with destiny, orchestrated by the Dark Man, and it could very well mean doom for the Boulder Free Zone. It’s time to commune with the spirits of the dead, True Believers, and their message is clear: “You cannot miss what’s coming next!”
32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory/ …$3.99
Published by arrangement with The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group, a division of Random House, Inc. This graphic novel is produced under licensefrom The Doubleday Broadway Publishing Group and Stephen King. TM & © 2010 Marvel Characters, Inc. All rights reserved.

DARK TOWER: THE GUNSLINGER – THE LITTLE SISTERS OF ELURIA #2 (OF 5)
Written by ROBIN FURTH & PETER DAVID
Pencils & Cover by LUKE ROSS
Bruised and battered after his run-in with the Green Folk, Roland is left to recover in the care of the Sisters of Eluria. He continues his strange journey in a place shrouded in ominous mystery…and discovers that the nuns may be brewing far more dangerous plans than he imagined.
32 PGS./Cardstock Cover/Parental Advisory/ …$3.99
©2010 Stephen King. All rights reserved.

ULTIMATE COMICS CAPTAIN AMERICA #1 (of 4)
Written by JASON AARON
Pencils & Cover by RON GARNEY
Villian Variant Cover by ED McGUINNESS
Captain America meets his ultimate nemesis—the Captain America of the Vietnam War! As new enemies face off, old secrets from the super soldier project are revealed. From the superstar Wolverine: Weapon X creative team of Jason Aaron and Ron Garney, get ready for a hard hitting story of one man’s quest to serve his country…and the sacrifices he must make.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS AVENGERS 3 #6 (of 6)
Written by MARK MILLAR
Penciled by STEVE DILLON
Cover by GREG LAND
The Vampires have taken over the Triskelion! With The Avengers on the ropes and the bloodsuckers growing stronger by the second, is there any hope for our heroes? It’s Avenger versus Avenger in this blood soaked, blockbuster conclusion!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS DOOM #2 (of 4)
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by RAFA SANDOVAL
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
THE ULTIMATE UNIVERSE GAME-CHANGER!
Sue Storm puts together a team of scientists and heroes to take out the ultimate enemy the likes of which comicdom has never seen before. But will it be enough and will it be in time? The Ultimate Universe shocker continues!!!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS SPIDER-MAN #152
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Penciled by SARA PICHELLI
Cover by J. SCOTT CAMPBELL
DON’T MISS THIS FAN FAVORITE AND CRITICALLY-ACCLAIMED SERIES!
The Black Cat is back!! What secret does Mysterio hold from the Kingpin’s past that will start a turf war across all of New York? And what does it have to do with poor Peter Parker? Speaking of poor Parker, his afterschool super hero training starts right here!! First teacher… Iron Man!!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ULTIMATE COMICS THOR #4 (of 4)
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Pencils & Cover by CARLOS PACHECO
How does a man become a God? The epic origin of the God of Thunder comes to a close as Thor discovers the mystery of his past. Masterminds Jonathan Hickman and Carlos Pacheco bring you the thrilling conclusion of one of the most talked about series… and you don’t want to miss it!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AVENGERS #9
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by JOHN ROMITA JR.
The Avengers team up with the incredible RED HULK as the Hood makes a crazy power move to bring the Infinity Gauntlet together once more. But the Hood has no idea the power he is toying with and who is coming to earth to challenge him for it. Another earth-shattering chapter of Avengers crazy by Bendis and Romita Jr! Plus: another illustrated chapter of the oral history of the Avengers!
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99
NOT ACTUAL COVER

AVENGERS: THE CHILDREN’S CRUSADE #4 (of 9)
Written by ALLAN HEINBERG
Pencils & Cover by JIM CHEUNG
THE EPIC AVENGERS EVENT CONTINUES! Determined to rescue the Scarlet Witch from the clutches of Doctor Doom, Magneto, Quicksilver, and the Young Avengers form a covert strike force to infiltrate Doom’s kingdom. But their secret invasion of Latveria threatens to become an all-out war when the Avengers and Wonder Man stand in their way. PLUS: the Scarlet Witch comes face to face with an enemy even deadlier than Doom who won’t rest until Wanda Maximoff is dead.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AVENGERS ACADEMY #8
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE
Pencils & Cover by MIKE McKONE
Avengers Academy vs. The Hood! The video of Tigra being beaten by The Hood ends up on the internet — but what’s more dangerous: how Tigra reacts, or the mission of revenge the students embark upon? And when they seek out Parker Robbins, are they getting in way over their heads…or going so far down the path of evil they can never turn back? And how does it all lead to The Hood’s new quest in AVENGERS? Don’t miss this powerful chapter in the hit new series that has Aint It Cool News raving: “With this simple yet elegant twist…it’s nice to see that teenage angst isn’t just for mutants anymore.”
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

I AM AN AVENGER #5 (of 5)
Written by TIM URSINY, B. CLAY MOORE & ALAN DAVIS
Penciled by NICK DRAGOTTA, FILIPE ANDRADE & ALAN DAVIS
Cover by ALAN DAVIS
The grand finale is here as Captain America faces off against a very nasty HYDRA horde…and unwittingly holds the fate of a young boy in the balance! The newest Ant-Man, Eric O’Grady, has never been a team player but will his new position amidst the ranks of Earth’s Mightiest Heroes be his redemption…or a one way ticket to the bench?! And Thor brightens up the Young Avengers day in a very special story brought to you by the legendary Alan Davis!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

ANT-MAN & WASP #3 (of 3)
Written & Penciled by TIM SEELEY
Cover by SALVA ESPIN
The first team up of Marvel’s most unlikely duo may be their last! While his body lay dying, it’s up to Ant-Man to save Bill Foster from a burning heaven! And The Wasp is on his own against Monica Rappacini, her elite AIM troops, and the half-sleepwalker villainess ANESTHESIA! See how the smallest Avengers get out of their over-sized jam in the conclusion to this miniseries by writer/artist Tim Seeley (Hack/Slash)!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AVENGERS VS. PET AVENGERS #4 (of 4)
Written by CHRIS ELIOPOULOS
Pencils & Cover by IG GUARA
The Dragons went barking up the wrong tree when they started picking bones with the PET AVENGERS!!! FANGS fly and FUR furls as Earth’s Mightiest Pets battle FIN FANG FOOM’s DRAGON ARMY! And, oh what the heck…THE AVENGERS ARE THERE TOO!!!!!
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

AVENGERS: EARTH’S MIGHTIEST HEROES #3 (of 4)
Written by CHRISTOPHER YOST
Penciled by SCOTT WEGENER
Cover by Patrick Scherberger
Based on the hit animated show on DISNEY XD, join CAPTAIN AMERICA, IRON MAN & THOR for a rousing adventure featuring daring & destruction in the Mighty Marvel Manner!
40 PGS./All Ages …$3.99

AVENGERS PRIME #5 (of 5
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by ALAN DAVIS
Variant Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS
The blockbuster Avengers series that brings the holy trinity of Avengers brotherhood together comes to a whopper of a conclusion as Captain America, Iron Man and Thor team up for the first time in years to bring down the Hela, goddess of death, who threatens the existence of the whole of the Nine Realms! From Avengers writer Brian Bendis and comics legend Alan Davis!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

NEW AVENGERS #8

Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Pencils & Cover by STUART IMMONEN
Epic in scale and fraught with danger at every turn, Luke Cage and Jessica Jones face their most challenging adventure yet…a date?! Plus: another illustrated chapter of the oral history of the Avengers!
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

SECRET AVENGERS #9
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Pencils & Cover by MIKE DEODATO JR.
Will Shang Chi’s father return?! And now that their secret enemy’s involvement in his resurrection has been exposed, what will Steve Rogers and his team do to take on the Shadow Council? Brubaker and Deodato keep up the Kung Fu Espionage.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA #614
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Penciled by BUTCH GUICE
Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
The Trial of Captain America continues its roller-coaster ride! With Bucky’s trial distracting our heroes, the new Red Skull plots a terror attack at the heart of America!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA: HAIL HYDRA #1 (of 5)
Written by JONATHAN MABERRY
Penciled by SERGIO CARIELLO
Cover by ADI GRANOV
From the dark days of World War II to the Heroic Age, witness the brutal battle between Captain America and the immortal evil known as Hydra! How far back has the gruesome group been killing its way to capture the secrets of eternal life? What can Steve Rogers do to halt its sinister spread – when the horrific hordes of the undead rise to stop him? Find out as award-winning horror novelist Jonathan Maberry (DOOMWAR) teams with five different artists to capture five different time periods – including Sergio Cariello (Lone Ranger), Tom Scioli (Godland), Phil Winslade (Wonder Woman), Kyle Hotz (Conquest: Wraith) and Harvey Talibao (PSYLOCKE) – and guest-starring The Falcon, Black Panther, Nomad, Nick Fury and The Avengers!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA & THE KORVAC SAGA #2 (of 4)
Written by BEN McCOOL
Pencils & Cover by CRAIG ROUSSEAU
You’re Captain America: You’re kinda strong & you’ve got a shield. They’re the Guardians of the Galaxy: They’re 30th century warriors with craaaazy-big powers. You both want the same thing. TIME FOR A FIGHT!!!!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA: MAN OUT OF TIME #3 (of 5)
Written by MARK WAID
Penciled by JORGE MOLINA
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
Lost and alone in a brutally unfamiliar world, struggling to interact with a new generation of heroes, Steve Rogers seeks out someone–anyone–who might remember him from his former life. And even longtime Marvelites will be shocked at what he finds!
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

THOR #619
Written by MATT FRACTION
Pencils & Cover by PASQUAL FERRY
With Ol’ One Eye seated again on the throne of Asgard, learn ye now the story of the World Tree– the birth of spacetime itself! Speaking of Odin… guess who’s got one eye and isn’t exactly thrilled to see young Loki again? And as the refugees of nine worlds brace for the relentless invasion by the dark gods of the Tenth World, hoping against hope they’ll live to see tomorrow, two of Asgard’s most mighty ready themselves to make the ultimate sacrifice! This is it, true believers– the last moment of daylight before the skies rip open and rain down blood… and the WORLD EATERS… next stop MIDGARD!!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

THOR THE MIGHTY AVENGER #8
Written by ROGER LANGRIDGE
Pencils & Cover by CHRIS SAMNEE
Grab the book that ComicsBulletin.com says “just keeps getting better and better, and it started out great.” Our hot-headed Asgardian has battled his way through a sea of robots…but he never expected there to be a MAN inside one of them! It’s THOR and IRON MAN together, for the very first time!
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

THUNDERSTRIKE #3 (of 5)
Written by TOM DEFALCO
Pencils & Cover by RON FRENZ
“AND THE DEMIGOD DECLARES DEATH!”
Nobody ever said being a super-hero would be easy, but the new Thunderstrike just can’t catch a break. With Gruenhilda the Valkyrie criticizing his every move, the man who would be Thunderstrike begins a quest to recover his stolen mace. Along the way, he adopts a daring different persona, uncovers a plot to invade Olympus and soon finds himself in a fight for his life against a super-powered demigod who is on a mission of vengeance!
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

THOR: FIRST THUNDER #5 (of 5)
Written by BRYAN J.L. GLASS
Penciled by TAN ENG HUAT
Cover by JAY ANACLETO
This is it, the finale of Thor’s origin! The entire Marvel Universe assembles to stop an out of control thunder god. But are even the powers of the Fantastic Four and Spider-Man a match for the true rage of an Asgardian unleashed? And is Jane Foster’s life as doomed as her unrequited love? All is revealed as Loki’s scheme escalates beyond even his own control, and all humanity may pay the price! That is, unless Dr Don Blake dares what no mere mortal is permitted to do: claim an audience with Odin, All-Father of the gods, to demand justice! Be there for the concluding chapter of the story ComicBookResources.com calls “a strong Thor offering and a nice primer for those hoping to get familiar with the Thunder god.”
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

LOKI #4 (of 4)
Written by ROBERTO AGUIRRE-SACASA
Penciled by SEBASTIAN FIUMARA
Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN
Loki vs. Thor and Asgard – with the fate of all at stake! Ragnarok and the end of everything!
Utter and total destruction is the inescapable destiny predicted for Asgard, incited by the destructive tendencies of the god of trickery. Loki has already set Ragnarok in motion, and now, if the end of the nine worlds is to be averted, Loki MUST be stopped. But how can even the gods escape the fates foretold in their stories?
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

WARRIORS THREE #4 (of 4)
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Penciled by NEIL EDWARDS
Cover by AMANDA CONNER
Things are looking grim for our trio of titans! As the fight moves to the mountaintops, can the Warriors Three contain the ancient evil of Fenris and the new, enterprising evil of Helen? Don’t miss a panel of this heart-pounding conclusion from Bestselling Comic Writer Bill Willingham with thrilling pencils by Neil Edwards!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

IRON MAN/THOR #3 (of 4)
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by SCOT EATON
Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
As the High Evolutionary puts in place the finishing touches of his chilling scheme to change the face of the planet, Iron Man and Thor find themselves side by side battling the potent and unexpected characters that the evolutionary mastermind has lured to his cause. But can the Golden Avenger and the God of Thunder ever defeat a threat that seeks to rewrite both the divine heritage of Asgard and the proud legacy of science? Worlds will change and nothing, not even the gods, will remain the same.
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

INVINCIBLE IRON MAN #500
Written by MATT FRACTION
Art & 50/50 Covers by SALVADOR LARROCA
Variant Covers by MARKO DJURDJEVIC, JOE QUESADA & JOHN ROMITA JR.
GIANT-SIZED ANNIVERSARY ISSUE! Three generations of Starks face their ultimate foe, seventy-some years in the future while, in the present, Spider-Man joins Iron Man as he tries to fill in the blanks of his missing memory. What if amnesia was a weapon? What if the smartest man in the land had ten nightmares that all came true? Who is the son of Tony Stark? What’s inside of the rings? The future starts now, for the Marvel Universe’s favorite futurist. The Eisner-award-winning series makes a four-hundred-something-issue leap and raises a glass of non-alcoholic champale in salute to Ol’ Shell-head! By Matt Fraction (THOR, UNCANNY X-MEN, CASANOVA) and Salvador Larroca (UNCANNY X-MEN, FANTASTIC FOUR), with special guests Howard X, Y and Z!
104 PGS./Rated A …$4.99

IRON MAN LEGACY #10
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by STEVE KURTH
Cover by JUAN DOE
Variant Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
“INDUSTRIAL REVOLUTION” (Part 5 of 6)
Before their children, the RUNAWAYS, became their greatest nemeses, the villainous PRIDE of Los Angeles faced their greatest threat when a destitute and penniless TONY STARK came to Los Angeles. Through cat’s-paws both super powered and mundane they tried to break him, but every attempt failed. But now they’ve made a mistake by kidnapping the person closest to him and sacrificing her to their dark masters, THE GIBBORIM. Tony will do everything to get her back, including attacking The Pride on their own turf … with some surprise guest-stars in tow!!!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #652
Written by DAN SLOTT
Pencils & Cover by STEFANO CASELLI
REVENGE OF THE SPIDER-SLAYER Part 1 of 3 “Army of Insects”
THE SCORPION was just the beginning! Alistair Smythe, THE SPIDER-SLAYER, has returned, and Mac Gargan isn’t the only subject he’s upgraded. The Spider-Slayer is about to unleash an entire INSECT ARMY on Spider-Man’s world! And as part of his ultimate revenge, Smythe is out turn one of Spidey’s first ever victories into one of his biggest losses. Everyone is at risk. Big changes are coming! Don’t you dare miss an issue! All this, plus an all-new story showing a hidden side of Mac Gargan’s past!
40 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

AMAZING SPIDER-MAN #653
Written by DAN SLOTT
Pencils & Cover by STEFANO CASELLI
REVENGE OF THE SPIDER-SLAYER Part 2 of 3
“All You Love Will Die”
The SPIDER-SLAYER’S assault escalates as his INSECT ARMY descends on Manhattan! No one in Spidey’s life is safe—from the offices of the Daily Bugle to the Mayor’s staff at City Hall! It’s way more than our wall-crawler can handle. Good thing he’s also a member of the NEW AVENGERS! Guest-starring LUKE CAGE, JESSICA JONES, MS. MARVEL, MOCKINGBIRD, IRON FIST… and a few surprises.
40 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

SPIDER-GIRL #3
Written by PAUL TOBIN
Penciled by CLAYTON HENRY
Cover by JELENA KEVIC-DJURDJEVIC
SPINNING FROM THE AMAZING SPIDER-MAN!
The greatest secret Spider-Girl has is her secret identity. Her secret protects both her and the lives of her friends and loved ones. Anya Corazon makes a fateful decision to share that secret with someone…but what are the consequences, and why has the RED HULK come for a rematch against Spider-Girl?
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

OSBORN #3 (of 5)
Written by KELLY SUE DECONNICK
Art by EMMA RIOS
Cover by BEN OLIVER
SPIDER-MAN: BIG TIME!
Norman Osborn is at the heart of a prison riot! Third Wing is on lockdown as five of the deadliest super-villains in the world wreak havoc…and the only man who can control them is the world’s most dangerous psychopath, the Green Goblin! Will Osborn succeed in bending to his will a force of evil with the combined power to destroy the world as we know it? And what happens if they get out?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

WIDOWMAKER #3 & 4 (of 4)
Written by JIM McCANN (ISSUE #3) & DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI (ISSE #4)
Penciled by DAVID LOPEZ (ISSUE #3) & MANUEL GARCIA (ISSUE #4)
Covers by PHIL NOTO
Issue #4 Variant Cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
Black Widow + Hawkeye + Mockingbird + Ronin = All-out espionage excitement! Across the globe and separated, Natasha, Clint and Bobbi are targeted by the deadly Ronin…whose true face has been revealed! What is this mystery man or woman’s endgame? What startling new place will it take our heroes? And which hero will be completely rocked by the shocking end?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

CHAOS WAR #5 (of 5)
Written by GREG PAK & FRED VAN LENTE
Penciled by KHOI PHAM
Cover by BRANDON PETERSON
THIS IS IT!! THE MARVEL UNIVERSE’S LAST STAND! The Chaos King unleashes his ultimate attack against reality as we know it — and our survival depends on a boy, his god, and their ragtag band of allies: The Mighty Thor! The Incredible Hulks! The Dead (and Living?) Avengers! The X-Men! Alpha Flight! But are they enough to stand against THE ANTI-ETERNITY … The force that seeks to negate all existence itself? In this issue, the universe dies and everyone wins! …What?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

INCREDIBLE HULKS #620
Written by Greg Pak
Penciled by Paul Pelletier
Cover by Carlo Pagulayan
Great loves and horrifying enemies return in the battle royale for the souls of the Hulks — and the life of every mortal on Planet Earth! The Hulk faces his darkest demons — literally! — all hell breaks loose — literally! — and there’ll be the devil to pay — literally! And if you thought the Hulk’s battles with his sons were personal, you ain’t seen nothing yet.
40 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

INCREDIBLE HULKS #621
Written by GREG PAK
Penciled by Paul Pelletier
Cover by Carlo Pagulayan
In the wake of “Chaos War,” Bruce Banner has a bone to pick with the gods. And he’s going straight to the top. Get ready for GOD SMASH, puny mortals!
40 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

CHAOS WAR: X-MEN #2 (of 2)
Written by Chris Claremont & Louise Simonson
Art by Doug Braithwaite
Cover by Ed McGuinness
A Chaos War Tie-in!
Thunderbird leads the dead X-Men to save the spirit of Earth itself from the Chaos King’s thrall! To wake the Great Spirit, father of the world, our fallen heroes must rise to the occasion. It’s a true life or death struggle that can only end in one side holding all the power of Mother Nature! Will any X-Men survive to join the final battle for all reality? Brought to you by master X-scribes Chris Claremont and Louise Simonson, and illustrated by the breathtaking Doug Braithwaite.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

CHAOS WAR: DEAD AVENGERS #3 (of 3)
Written by FRED VAN LENTE
Pencils & Cover by TOM GRUMMETT
CHAOS WAR tie-in!
This is it! The last stand of Earth’s Mightiest Fallen Heroes, the “late” Avengers against the combined might of Grim Reaper, Nekra, and the war machines of the Chaos King. They’ll learn the hard way: EVEN THE DEAD CAN DIE! The Vision makes his last stab at humanity! Will Dr. Druid be seduced again by Nekra’s charms? Will Captain Mar-Vell sacrifice all for his comrades? The Swordsman makes his final choice between heroism and villainy! All this and the most poignant ending of the year!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

AVENGERS POSTER BOOK
Thirty-six posters featuring Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!
72 PGS./Rated A …$5.99

AVENGERS, THOR & CAPTAIN AMERICA: OFFICIAL INDEX TO THE MARVEL UNIVERSE #9
Written by VARIOUS
The chronicle of the Marvel Universe returns as the All-New Official Index to the Marvel Universe delves into the history of three more of Marvel’s most enduring titles! Return with us to the Silver and Golden Ages to we launch our coverage of the Avengers (from AVENGERS #300), Thor (from THOR #398), and Captain America (from both CAPTAIN AMERICA #332 and 1941’s CAPTAIN AMERICA COMICS #31). Watch the Marvel universe’s history unfold month by month as each issue provides synopses for dozens of individual comics, including back-up strips, introducing the characters, teams, places and equipment that appeared within, providing vital information about first appearances, where they last showed up and where they appeared next!
64 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

SPIDER-MAN MAGAZINE #15
Cover by MARK BROOKS
It’s Spider-Man from cover to cover in the latest senses- shattering edition of the wall-crawler’s very own ongoing magazine! Featuring four full-length comic-book adventures of the web-slinger and other Marvel heroes!
96 PGS./All Ages …$6.99

CAPTAIN AMERICA 70TH ANNIVERSARY MAGAZINE #1
Written by VARIOUS
Penciled by VARIOUS
Cover by MIKE PERKINS
Marvel celebrates Captain America’s seventieth birthday in style with this gigantic glossy magazine bursting at the seams with thrilling action sure to please Cap fans young and old! Get the inside scoop on the Sentinel of Liberty from the people who know him best as Marvel’s top creators share their thoughts on the history of Captain America. Discover what’s next for Steve
Rogers and company with exclusive previews from Captain America comics. And thrill at the storied history of the Living Legend with reprints of Cap’s greatest adventures culled from seventy extraordinary years of Marvel Comics!
104 PGS./Rated T+ …$9.99

SPIDER-MAN #10
Written by PAUL TOBIN
Penciled by MATTEO LOLLI
Cover by PATRICK SCHERBERGER
Spider-Man becomes a teacher for super hero-in-training Chili Storm… the Lynx! But is it all a publicity stunt for her modeling career, and what happens when the deadly Scorpion crashes class?
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

SUPER HEROES #10
Written by PAUL TOBIN
Penciled by SCOTT KOBLISH
Cover by RONAN CLIQUET
Reed Richards’s secret plan is revealed at last, and a full scale Avengers assault on the Baxter Building is the result! But for which team will Susan Storm fight? And why are there TWO Black Widows?
32 PGS./All Ages …$2.99

IRON MAN: RAPTURE #4
Written by Alexander Irvine
Penciled by Lan Medina
Cover by TIM BRADSTREET
Stark Industries is in lockdown as Tony 2.0 forcibly uploads everyone inside to his purgatorial virtual StarkWorld. His most recent victim? Pepper Potts. It’s up to Rhodey – suited up in a prototype War Machine armor – to save the day. It’s a fight Rhodey can’t win, but can’t afford to lose – at least not until Pepper finds Tony and everyone finds out what it’s going to cost to get a real mind of its virtual prison.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

PUNISHER: IN THE BLOOD #3 (of 5)
Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by MICK BERTILORONZI
Cover by Jean-Sebastian Rossbach
The pieces of the Jigsaw Brother’s plan are coming together like a psychotic puzzle. On the streets, Frank Castle is going mad, tortured by the revelation that the only person he ever loved is hunting him. He sets out to kill the men he believes responsible, all former assistants: Microchip, Stuart Clarke… and Henry Russo. Fortuitously Jigsaw has gathered them all together in order to illustrate to Henry, his son, one terrifying and unarguable fact: Frank butchers everyone who gets close to him. Will Henry turn on Frank before he becomes the next casualty of The Punisher’s endless war?
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

BLACK PANTHER: THE MAN WITHOUT FEAR #514
Written by DAVID LISS
Penciled by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA
Cover by SIMONE BIANCHI
Luke Cage guest stars as T’Challa’s new adventure in NYC continues! The former King of Wakanda has sworn to protect the mean streets of Hell’s Kitchen, and while battling the mob is one thing, how does he stop a killer targeting innocent people? It’s a deadly game of cat-and-mouse, as T’Challa hunts ruthless new crime lord Vlad the Impaler, while Vlad concocts a desperate and bloody scheme to entrap the mysterious new vigilante that’s ruining his plans. T’Challa learns what it really means to be a man without fear, courtesy of award-winning thriller novelist David Liss and the pulp-tastic art of Francesco Francavilla!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

HEROES FOR HIRE #2
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by BRAD WALKER
Cover by DOUG BRAITHWAITE
Variant Cover by HARVEY TOLIBAO
Starring Ghost Rider and Silver Sable! Hello, hero…are you for hire? Can you stop the distribution of lethal combat weapons on the streets of America’s cities? What happens if the weapons are cursed? Can you fight a demonic force? Who are you going to call for help? Howzabout…Silver Sable, Paladin, Misty Knight, Satanna and….Ghost Rider? The non-stop action and the mysterious shadowplay continues in this smash new street level book from the creative team that changed the face of Marvel Cosmic!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DAREDEVIL: REBORN #1 (of 4)
Written by ANDY DIGGLE
Art by DAVIDE GIANFELICE
Cover by JOCK
The apocalyptic events of SHADOWLAND have left the once-proud legacy of Daredevil in tatters. Now, far from the mean streets of Hell’s Kitchen, a new evil is rising, and the only man crazy enough to face it is a man with nothing left to lose. The road to Hell was paved with good intentions, but the long road to redemption is the far harder path…
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

FANTASTIC FOUR #587
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by STEVE EPTING
Cover by ALAN DAVIS
Spoiler Variant Cover by TBD

HULK #29
Written by Jeff Parker
Penciled by Gabriel Hardman & Mark Robinson
Cover by Ed McGuinness
SCORCHED EARTH FINALE! Bruce Banner has found the key to stopping the Intelligencia’s assault…and it’s going to require RED HULK to team up with the one partner he never thought he would… THE HULK! With the wounds between them still fresh, the two big brutes of the Marvel Universe must bring their incredible power together or it all ends here. ! But was there an even bigger development hidden behind this master plan? Meanwhile on Stage 2- The A-BOMB takes a break from fighting really big monsters, so that he can get killed dead by the mysterious murdering alien-looking dudes!!!
40 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

THUNDERBOLTS #152
Written by JEFF PARKER
Penciled by KEV WALKER
Cover by GREG LAND
The T-Bolts leap into HULK’s “Scorched Earth”! At the request of Steve Rogers, Luke Cage must take his hardened team to deal with a doomsday scenario unleashed in the pages of HULK! And now that the squad is a man short, Cage finally uses his power to recruit another prisoner to duty—and his pick will shock you! Will the Thunderbolts accept this new member as a part of their force? Or will this heavy duty wild card destroy the balance of power? Find out in the series that Newsarama.com’s Best Shots calls “The Avengers title that not enough people are raving about…it’s one of the best of the bunch.”
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

INVADERS NOW! #5 (of 5)
Story by CHRISTOS GAGE & ALEX ROSS
Written by CHRISTOS GAGE
Penciled by CAIO REIS
Cover by ALEX ROSS
Variant Cover by TBD
It’s the Invaders vs. the combined power of Arnim Zola, the Axis super-villains, and the world-consuming elder demon Shuma-Gorath! Can anything turn the tide against such overwhelming odds–even Steve Rogers returning to action in the uniform of Captain America?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

THE THANOS IMPERATIVE: DEVASTATION #1
Written by DAN ABNETT & ANDY LANNING
Penciled by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA
Cover by ALEX GARNER
THE THANOS IMPERATIVE is over…but who and what has survived? What happened to Thanos? What about Lord Mar-Vell and the Cancerverse? Who rules the Kree and the Shi’Ar? Is anyone left to guard the galaxy? And who will hold the shattered civilizations of the Marvel Universe together in this bleak new age? Find out from the creative team that delivered the cosmic event that IGN.com hailed as “Unbelievably incredible & unimaginably entertaining.”
32 PGS./ONE-SHOT/Rated T+ …$3.99

SECRET WARRIORS #24
Written by JONATHAN HICKMAN
Penciled by ALESSANDRO VITTI
Cover by PAUL RENAUD
“Wheels Within Wheels” Part 1! As the long fight between the Secret Warriors and Hydra draws to its inevitable conclusion, Nick Fury’s final wild card is revealed. Just who are the members of Fury’s third covert team and what have they been up to all this time? Join us for the beginning of the end of the book that has ComicBookResources.com raving “If you aren’t reading SECRET WARRIORS you’re missing out on a great, anything-goes series; trust me, this is a book that just keeps getting better every month.”
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

SHE-HULKS #3
Written by HARRISON WILCOX
Penciled by RYAN STEGMAN
Cover by ED McGUINNESS
The MANHUNT continues as SHE-HULK and SAVAGE
SHE-HULK set their sights on two more fugitive members of THE INTELLIGENCIA! MAD THINKER and KLAW can’t hide forever from the SHE-HULK SMACKDOWN that’s coming their way! Plus, has Lyra already revealed her secret identity…to the meanest girl in school? Guest starring THE INCREDIBLE HULK, this one’s going to be a real sonic blast!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

DEADPOOL #31
Written by DANIEL WAY
Penciled by BONG DAZO
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
“I Rule, You Suck,” Part 2 (of 2)
These Draculas just don’t know when to quit! Deadpool’s already shown them they’re no match for his kill-skills, yet they continue to step to him. Are they just suckers for punishment, or are they setting him up? Silly draculas…tricks are for Deadpool!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

DEADPOOL #32
Written by DANIEL WAY
Penciled by SHELDON VELLA
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
“SEND IN THE CLOWNS”
Did you hear? Deadpool‘s done, outta the merc game. But there’s a new player in town, and this cat is baaaad. He’s got crazy space-guns, an intergalactic hooptie, and a rep that’s getting bigger by the day and just about the coolest name ever. And he’s here on earth to let everybody know…starting with Deadpool!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

DEADPOOL CORPS #10
Written by VICTOR GISCHLER
Penciled by MARAB MYCHAELS
Cover by ROB LIEFELD
“YOU SAY YOU WANT A REVOLUTION,” PART FOUR
Overnight, the Krook home world has been turned into a modern society, much to the chagrin of the Krook King who champions their idyllic, primitive lifestyle. Now the king plots a rebellion to seize power back from his overly ambitious (but extremely hot) daughter Princes Teela. With Deadpool raising an army on one side, and Lady Deadpool rallying forces on the other, we could be heading for a confrontation which will doom an entire civilization.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99
NOT FINAL COVER

DEADPOOL TEAM-UP #885
Written by Rick Spears
Art by PhilIp Bond
Cover by Humberto Ramos
Watch out Marvel U, the Bovine Blood Beast is back!” The Merc with a Mouth meets the “The Cow with a Cape. Gaze in horror, dear reader, upon the fiendish experiments inflicted upon Deadpool and Bessie the Vampire Cow by the malevolent Dr. Kilgore in the name of mad science and bear witness to their terrible revenge! Nothing on earth can prepare you for the horror that lurks within these pages.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

X-23 #5
Written by MARJORIE LIU
Penciled by WILL CONRAD
Cover by KALMAN ANDRASOFSZKY
X-23’s search for her soul continues! What does Mr. Sinister have to do with Laura’s past…and how is MISS SINISTER trying to influence her future? Caught between a dead man and a dangerous woman, Laura must decide what she’s willing to sacrifice for answers. GUEST-STARRING GAMBIT!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

DAKEN: DARK WOLVERINE #5
Written by MARJORIE LIU
Pencils & Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
AN ALL-NEW STORYLINE STARTS HERE! Daken is going to prove to the world he’s the best there is at what he does, one country at a time…and he’s starting with MADRIPOOR!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$2.99

WOLVERINE #5
Written by JASON AARON
Penciled by RENATO GUEDES
Cover by JAE LEE
There’s a riot going on down below! As hell explodes around him, Logan confronts the last person in the world he ever thought he’d have to face again. Plus Sabretooth! And Ghost Riders! And demonic action galore! Don’t miss this shocking finale to the sold-out saga of “Wolverine Goes to Hell.”
40 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

WOLVERINE: THE BEST THERE IS #2
Written by CHARLIE HUSTON
Penciled by JUAN JOSE RYP
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
Variant cover by MARKO DJURDJEVIC
“Contagion, Part One: This Little Curiosity,” PART 2 OF 6
It’s cover-to-cover blood-soaked action as the most extreme Wolverine monthly ever continues! Wolverine has never faced an opponent quite like Contagion, who becomes a much bigger problem if he’s killed! But first, Logan must get past the aptly named Unkillables. Round one: Madcap. Whatever you do, don’t look into his eyes.
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

X-MEN LEGACY #244
Written by MIKE CAREY
Penciled by HARVEY TOLIBAO
Cover by JOY ANG
Something sinister is lurking on Utopia. Something invisible to the naked eye. Something that’s abducting mutants one by one. When an invisible threat walks amongst the X-Men, they turn to someone who doesn’t rely on sight to battle their unseen foe. But little do the X-Men know that what awaits them is more dangerous than they could ever have imagined…
32 PGS./Rated A …$2.99

X-MEN #7
Written by VICTOR GISCHLER
Penciled by CHRIS BACHALO
Cover by TERRY DODSON
Variant Covers by TERRY DODSON & CHRIS BACHALO
Blank Variant also available
“PROTECT AND SERVE,” PART ONE
It’s a new age for the X-Men. Cyclops and company have declared it a time to be heroes. Wherever a citizen is in need, there’s an X-Man on the job. But strange rumors have come to the attention of the X-Men, and Storm and her team are off to New York City to investigate. What do they find in the dank sewers beneath Manhattan? Only New York’s favorite wall-crawler has the answers.
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

X-MEN: TO SERVE AND PROTECT #3 (of 4)
Written by Christopher Yost, MARC GUGGENHEIM & MORE!
Penciled by DEREC DONOVAN & MORE!
Cover by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
Who are the mysterious X-Vigilante’s and what is a big-time Spidey villain doing in San Francisco? Chris Yost’s return to the X-Books continues here! Also, a visit from Thor to Wakanda ends up with Storm becoming a true Goddess of the Weather. EEP! All this and more!
40 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

WOLVERINE AND JUBILEE #1 (of 4)
Written by Kathryn Immonen
Art by PHIL NOTO
Cover by NIMIT MALAVIA
Variant Cover by NIMIT MALAVIA
STRAIGHT OUT OF THE PAGES OF X-MEN AND RIGHT INTO THE JUGULAR! Jubilee is about as far away from the ideal X-Man as it is possible for a 17-year-old minty fresh vampire to be. While the X-Men try to find a way to give her as normal a life as is inhumanly feasible, her decidedly abnormal vampire cravings will not be denied. Between that and her newfound powers, she’s winning the fights but not the popularity contests among most of the other X-Kids. Most…but not all. And just when Jubilee starts to think that there is no place for her anywhere, a group of vampire women make her an offer she can’t refuse. It seems like the perfect solution…unless Wolverine has anything to say about it!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
NOT ACTUAL COVER

GENERATION HOPE #3
Written by KIERON GILLEN
Penciled by SALV ESPIN
Cover by OLIVIER COIPEL
Variant Cover by GREG LAND
“The Future is a Four-Letter Word”
Tokyo burns with the genetic heat of the final light. Can Generation Hope tame it, or will the X-Men have to snuff it out? The first battle for the future of mutantkind comes to a climax, with Bio-titans fighting between the sky-scrapers when hope and despair come to blows. The first arc of the most-anticipated new book of 2010 concludes! Part 3 (of 3)
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99
VARIANT COVER SHOWN

NEW MUTANTS #21
Written by ZEB WELLS
Penciled by LEONARD KIRK
Cover by DAVE WILKINS
“The Rise of the New Mutants”
The stunning conclusion of Zeb Wells’ run on New Mutants is here. Everything set in motion from #1 comes around here as the full force of the X-Men is brought down on Project Purgatory. But will it be in time? The full power of the Elder Gods is in the hands of General Ulysses. Will the power of Legion be enough to turn the tide? Part 2 (of 2).
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

UNCANNY X-FORCE #4
Written by RICK REMENDER
Penciled by JEROME OPEÑA
Cover by ESAD RIBIC
“THE APOCALYPSE SOLUTION,” PART FOUR
It all comes down to this! To stop him from bending all reality to his will X-Force must kill Apocalypse. But at a terrible cost. The final set piece: lovers positioned against each other, old friendships irreparably shattered, and the future of the Marvel Universe forever twisted. The story X-fans will be discussing for years to come, the conclusion that will change one character evermore!
32 PGS./Parental Advisory …$3.99

UNCANNY X-MEN #532
Written by MATT FRACTION & KIERON GILLEN
Pencils & Cover by GREG LAND
“QUARANTINE”
When your very body is betraying you, and you see life leaking out of your friends drop by drop, what would you give up for the cure? Cyclops discovers what the Sublime Corporation wants. Can he afford to pay it? Meanwhile, Emma Frost and Sebastian Shaw reminisce over old times VIA THE STRONG LANGUAGE OF PUGILISM. Part 3 (of 5)
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$3.99

NAMOR: THE FIRST MUTANT #6
Written by STUART MOORE
Penciled by ARIEL OLIVETTI
Cover by PHIL NOTO
NAMOR GOES TO HELL — PART ONE OF THREE!
If Wolverine jumped off a bridge, would you jump too? That’s the question Namor must answer when the old Kings of Atlantis escape Hell only to drag him back down with them – into a burning desert wasteland. Can even the X-Men help him now? And with its king missing, what will happen to New Atlantis?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

BLOCKBUSTERS OF THE MARVEL UNIVERSE
Written by VARIOUS
Select Character Artwork by GUS VAZQUEZ
Cover by TOM RANEY
The chronicle of the Marvel Universe is filled with mind-blowing events — and, in this book, we begin recording them in the Official Handbook of the Marvel Universe-style! Covering events from all eras of Marvel history! The Earth-shaking (The Great Cataclysm! World War II! House of M/M-Day!), the universe-changing (Operation: Galactic Storm! The Annihilation War! War of Kings!) and other significant moments in the lives of your favorite Marvel characters (the Richards/Storm Wedding! Lost in Space Time! Armor Wars!). Plus many more! Featuring new art by Gus Vazquez!
64 PGS./Rated T+ …$4.99

MAGNETO #1
Written by HOWARD CHAYKIN
Penciled by TBD
Cover by ROGER CRUZ
Before the Brotherhood, before his greatest battles with the X-Men, there was a man named Erik Magnus, gathering mutants to join his cause. Does the young Magneto have what it takes to build an army? And what does all of this have to do with The Absorbing Man?
32 PGS./One-Shot/Rated A …$2.99

X-FACTOR #213
Written by PETER DAVID
Penciled by VALENTINE DE LANDRO
Cover by DAVID YARDIN
In the aftermath of the battle with Hela, the team is in upheaval. One member leaves…another arrives…Rictor and Rahne finally have it out over the identity of her baby’s father. Guaranteed to be the most emotional issue of X-Factor this month!
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-FACTOR #214
Written by Peter David
Penciled by Emanuela Lupacchino
Cover by David Yardin
The suicide of a high school student triggers X-Factor’s most personal case as X-Factor is hired to learn the identities of the bullies who drove the student to take his own life. But once they have the names, do they turn that information over to the authorities…or to the student’s angry family, who may well take punishment into their own hands?
32 PGS./Rated T+ …$2.99

X-MEN FOREVER 2 #15 & #16
Written by Chris Claremont
Pencils by Andy Smith & Ramon Rosanas
Covers by Tom Grummett
SERIES FINALE! A PERFECT STORM concludes with a battle royal in the heart of Wakanda…and all bets are off! Will your favorite X-Man make it out of the rubble alive? Only X-legend Chris Claremont knows!! It’s the mutant super-team vs. Earth’s Mightiest Heroes!!
32 PGS./Rated A …$3.99

DEADPOOL MAX #4
Written by DAVE LAPHAM
Pencils & Cover by KYLE BAKER
“NO CABLE NO FUTURE”
For years, when Uncle Sam needed to erase untouchable global madmen, it called on the legendary super-agent known as Cable. That is, until two years ago, Cable disappeared for parts unknown…and a certain Merc with a Mouth took up the slack. But now Cable has reemerged from where he claims is the far-flung future to take back his old job. How will that sit with Deadpool? Like Tacos before bedtime. It’s super-agent vs super-agent in a fight to the finish.
32 PGS./Explicit Content …$3.99

CASANOVA: GULA #1 (of 4)
Written by MATT FRACTION
Art & Cover by FÁBIO MOON
CASANOVA is back. Or is he? Actually Casanova is gone. Gone from space, gone from time. The burning question WHEN IS CASANOVA QUINN hangs over the entire world as E.M.P.I.R.E. and W.A.S.T.E. alike race toward the horrible, inevitable, answer…The second staggering volume of CASANOVA starts here by the Eisner-laden team of Matt Fraction (THOR, UNCANNY X-MEN, THE INVINCIBLE IRON MAN) and Fábio Moon (DAYTRIPPER, SUGARSHOCK) taking over art duties. Never before collected! Never before reprinted! Never before understood! In gorgeous full 4-D psychocolor! Worth a million in prizes! Change your shorts, change your life, change into a nine-year-old Hindu boy! Guaranteed!*
*not actually guaranteed
40 PGS./Mature Content …$3.99

INCOGNITO: BAD INFLUENCES
BY ED BRUBAKER AND SEAN PHILIPS WITH COLORS BY VAL STAPLES
Zack Overkill has plunged into the super-criminal underworld on a deadly mission that’s made him question everything. Now he’s come face-to-face with his target, and things just got a hell of a lot worse.
And so with every issue, our Professor of Pulp Culture, Jess Nevines is back with another great essay on forgotten pulp history, available only in the single issues of INCOGNITO.
INCOGNITO, BAD INFLUENCES #4 -32 PGS/Mature Content/Np Ads … $3.50

SCARLET #4
Written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
Cover by ALEX MALEEV
Variant Covers by ALEX MALEEV & MICHAEL AVON OEMING
The comic book revolution continues!! As Scarlet’s controversial and violent actions are made known to the public the fallout is immediate, insane and worldwide. This is when the revolution kicks into high gear! Hop on board the unqualified brand-new hit creator-owned book from the award-winning team of Bendis and Maleev (DAREDEVIL, HALO, AVENGERS).
40 PGS./Mature …$3.95

SUPERIOR #4 (of 6)
Written by MARK MILLAR
Pencils & Cover by LEINIL FRANCIS YU
The runaway hit super hero series continues! Secrets are revealed, as young Simon Pooni begins to come to terms with what it means to be Superior–and with what fate has in store for him! Don’t miss this thrilling series in the growing Millarworld empire! KICK-ASS and NEMESIS writer Mark Millar and SECRET INVASION and NEW AVENGERS artist Leinil Yu don’t let the heat up, for even a moment!
32 PGS./Mature …$2.99

 

DC

STARMAN /CONGORILLA #1
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by BRETT BOOTH
Cover by GENE HA
In this tie-in to the “JLA Omega” storyline, the new blue and gold team of Congorilla and Mikaal Tomas work to unlock the secrets behind the toxic Omega Man’s dark energy, which encases Washington D.C. To do this they must embark on a quest to find the Fountain of Youth, encountering diverse heroes from the DCU along the way including Animal Man, Sirocco and a certain wonder dog named Rex. And all the while, Mikaal and Congorilla must outrun and outwit a cadre of terrorist assassins from Gorilla City. This is a breakneck chase through the DCU, but with a serious end-goal – saving the lives of their fellow members of the JLA!
ONE-SHOT • On sale JANUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SHAZAM! #1

Script by ERIC WALLACE
Art by CLIFF RICHARDS
Cover by CLIFF CHIANG
Blaze, the current ruler of Hell, has an offer for Mary and Billy Batson that may be too good to pass up! Left powerless, will the two former heroes have the strength to deny the devil? Can Freddy Freeman save them? And how does the Titan Osiris fit into it all? Find out here, in this one-shot special written by Eric Wallace (TITANS) with art by Cliff Richards (THE ROAD HOME: BATMAN & ROBIN #1)!
ONE-SHOT • On sale JANUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

STEEL #1
Written by STEVE LYONS
Art by SEAN CHEN
Cover by ALEX GARNER
John Henry Irons is a normal human being who managed to overcome all odds and become a hero who Superman considers a peer and colleague. What kind of determination drives a man to reach such heights? Find out here as a battered and bruised Steel defiantly stands as the only thing between Metallo and the destruction of Metropolis! Doctor Who novelist Steve Lyons and artist Sean Chen (ACTION COMICS, SALVATION RUN) deliver a story that shows why Steel is a true DC Universe icon!
ONE-SHOT • On sale JANUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WONDER GIRL #1
Written by JT KRUL
Art by ADRIANA MELO & MARIAH BENES
Cover by NICOLA SCOTT & DOUG HAZLEWOOD
Spinning out of the pages of TEEN TITANS comes this spotlight on Cassie Sandsmark, the wonderful Wonder Girl! Even though not every moment of Wonder Girl’s life is spent being a Titan, strange adventures still follow her everywhere. In this issue, she’ll cross paths with the odd new hero known as Solstice!
ONE-SHOT • On sale JANUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WEIRD WORLDS #1
Written by KEVIN VAN HOOK, AARON LOPRESTI and KEVIN MAGUIRE
Art by JERRY ORDWAY, AARON LOPRESTI & MATT RYAN and KEVIN MAGUIRE
Cover by JUSTINIANO
Welcome to one of the weirdest titles DC has ever assembled – 6 issues filled with stories of monsters, ghouls and far-out cosmic craziness!
Each month, you’ll be treated to new 10-page chapters in three exciting serials. In this debut issue, Kevin Van Hook and Jerry Ordway bring you the continuing adventures of Lobo, everyone’s favorite Czarnian (after all, he’s the only one left, so he’d better be your favorite). Aaron Lopresti introduces you to his newest creation, the kind-hearted monster called Garbageman. And Kevin Maguire takes you to the farthest reaches of outer space with the introduction of a hero called Tanga!
Wrap it all up in a cover by the amazing Justiniano, and you’ve got a truly monstrous hit on your hands! These artists are letting their freak flags fly – join them, why don’t you?
On sale JANUARY 5 • 1 of 6 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

BRIGHTEST DAY #17-18
Written by GEOFF JOHNS & PETER J. TOMASI Art by IVAN REIS, PATRICK GLEASON,
ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK & JOE PRADO Covers by DAVID FINCH & SCOTT WILLIAMS
Variant cover by IVAN REIS & OCLAIR ALBERT
1:10 Variant covers by IVAN REIS
Hawkman and Hawkgirl pay a visit to the Star Sapphires, but with the Hawks’ connection to the cosmic corps, it looks like this meeting may end in bloodshed. And more even more blood may be drawn as Captain Boomerang hunts down Deadman and Dove!
Retailers please note: These issues will ship with two covers each. Please see thePreviews Order Form for more information.
Issue #17 on sale JANUARY 5
Issue #18 on sale JANUARY 19
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE: GENERATION LOST #17-18
Written by JUDD WINICK
Issue #17 art by AARON LOPRESTI
Issue #18 art by JOE BENNETT
Covers by AARON LOPRESTI
1:10 Variant covers by KEVIN MAGUIRE
Max Lord’s plan is coming together in issue #17. The United Nations revokes Checkmate’s charter, Captain Atom is wanted for murder, and the JLI is still viewed as a colossal joke. Now the team will have to gather their wits to face a new enemy – Power Girl!
In issue #18, the JLI takes on former teammate Power Girl, but will they pull their punches? Meanwhile, Max Lord continues his interrogation and torture of Blue Beetle, and Batman’s investigation leads him to a discovery he would never have predicted!
Retailers please note: These issues will ship with two covers each. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
Issue #17 on sale JANUARY 12
Issue #18 on sale JANUARY 26
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN: EUROPA #1
Story by BRIAN AZZARELLO & MATTEO CASALI
Written by MATTEO CASALI
Layout art by GIUSEPPE CAMUNCOLI
Painted art and cover by JIM LEE
1:10 Variant cover by TBD
Superstar artist Jim Lee returns to The Dark Knight with this painted issue! The impossible has happened and Batman is on the verge of being taken down by an enemy he cannot defeat: a virus for which there is no cure! And his only possible hope for salvation is The Joker! Who infected Batman, what does the Clown Prince of Crime know, and how will The Dark Knight get that information? Together, the enemies crisscross Europe, desperate to find answers before time runs out.
Co-conceived by Brian Azzarello (100 BULLETS) and Matteo Casali and written by Casali, this 4-issue miniseries event will feature painted art by many of the industry’s top talents over layouts by the incomparable Giuseppe Camuncoli (HELLBLAZER, Dark Wolverine)! Future artists providing stunning overlay paints will include Diego Latorre (DANTE’S INFERNO) and Jock (DETECTIVE COMICS), with the first issue painted by none other than Jim Lee!
Retailers please note: These issues will ship with two covers each. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale JANUARY 5 • 1 of 4 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

BATMAN INCORPORATED #3
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE & MICHAEL LACOMBE
1:25 Variant cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
Batman and Catwoman travel to South America to reunite with Gaucho, Argentina’s Batman Incorporated representative. But their trip may be cut short when an unexpected adversary sends things spiraling downward!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale JANUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN #706
Written by TONY DANIEL
Art and cover by TONY DANIEL
A powerful relic, hidden and protected by an ancient order, falls into the hands of one of Batman’s deadliest foes! The Dark Knight and his allies are outnumbered and outmatched as they struggle to free themselves from their merciless adversary. With death and destruction imminent, Batman must make a crucial sacrifice…
On sale JANUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DETECTIVE COMICS #873
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by JOCK
Now at the mercy of the deadly Mirror House, Dick Grayson must fight for his life against one of Gotham City’s oldest and most powerful evils!. Be here for the shocking conclusion to “The Black Mirror,” the first arc by the highly anticipated new creative team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Jock!
On sale JANUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN BEYOND #1
Written by ADAM BEECHEN
Art by RYAN BENJAMIN & JOHN STANISCI
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
Yep, you read that right – the future of the DC Universe continues, as BATMAN BEYOND becomes an ongoing series! Terry McGinnis and Bruce Wayne are stronger than ever after the battle with “Hush” brought their alliance close to the breaking point. But now a super-powered criminal has gotten in way over his head – and the whole Justice League has come to Neo-Gotham to hunt him down! To top it all off, the crook’s taken hostages… including Terry’s mom! It’s the start of a story that will change Terry’s life — and the BEYOND universe — forever… so don’t miss out!
On sale JANUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

BATMAN & ROBIN #19
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by PATRICK GLEASON & MARK IRWIN
Cover by PATRICK GLEASON
“Dark Knight, White Knight” part 3 of 3! A wave of light blankets Gotham City as The White Knight makes his horrific mission personal! Meanwhile, Robin is targeted for death, and Batman must find a way to save the Boy Wonder and the countless other Gotham innocents whose lives are now
at stake!
On sale JANUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

KNIGHT & SQUIRE #4
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art by JIMMY BROXTON
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE MICHAEL LACOMBE
The Knight battles against his own armor – in his own castle! Elsewhere, Squire struggles with romance and the possibility that she’s being set up for betrayal! And meet Hank, the Knight’s very American butler…
On sale JANUARY 12 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

GOTHAM CITY SIRENS #19
Written by PETER CALLOWAY
Art by ANDRES GUINALDO & BIT
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
With Talia al Ghul’s treachery behind them, Zatanna approaches Selina with an offer Selina never even dreamed of – erasing Batman’s secret identity from her mind! The question sends Selina on a spiritual journey to learn what it means to love and live and how significantly memory plays into both.
On sale JANUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN: STREETS OF GOTHAM #19
Written by PAUL DINI
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN & DEREK FRIDOLFS
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
In this penultimate issue of “House of Hush,” a forgotten villain steps into the spotlight – Dr. Death! Batman is shocked to learn that the very first villain he ever faced once posed a deadly threat to his mother and father. Now, years later, the bad doctor is back, and Hush has him! Their sinister alliance spells destruction for all The Dark Knight holds dear!
On sale JANUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

RED ROBIN #19
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art and cover by MARCUS TO & RAY MCCARTHY
When Red Robin and his friends are trapped in the unknown world of the Unternet by the Calculator’s fail-safe program, it’s Batman and Robin to the rescue – but which Batman and Robin is it? If the Unternet is a telepathic communications gestalt where the villains’ dreams come true, can Red Robin become its waking nightmare?
On sale JANUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BIRDS OF PREY #8
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by ARDIAN SYAF & VICENTE CIFUENTES
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
The stunning “Death of Oracle” arc continues, with complications that will resonate through the DC Universe! And find out more about Mortis, the most twisted BIRDS OF PREY villain ever, as she sets her sights on Hawk and Dove in this BATMAN INCORPORATED tie-in!
On sale JANUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATGIRL #17
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by PERE PEREZ
Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
Batgirl has been given her first sanctioned Batman Incorporated assignment solving a series of high-profile kidnappings, and she’s thrilled! Well, she was – until Damian Wayne decided to ride shotgun. Can the Dysfunctional Duo stop fighting long enough to save the children of Gotham City’s elite?
On sale JANUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

OUTSIDERS #36
Written by DAN DIDIO
Art by KEITH GIFFEN & MICK GRAY
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
It’s an unhappy homecoming for Black Lightning when his reunion with his daughters, Thunder and Lightning, brings his Outsiders into a direct confrontation with the Justice Society of America!
On sale JANUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

AZRAEL #16
Written by DAVID HINE • Art by CLIFF RICHARDS
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
Azrael’s fate lies in the hands of Ra’s al Ghul, and not even Batman may be able to help him! And what part will the mysterious Suit of Sorrows finally play?
On sale JANUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #52
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM • Art and cover by JERRY BINGHAM
In “Super-Powers” part 3 of 5, Batman faces the Justice League for the first time! The landmark meeting triggers a memory back to the time he met his first super-powered team – The Zhuguan! Take a trip down memory lane to a time when a young Bruce Wayne traveled the world to find the methods he’d need to embrace his fate as The Dark Knight!
On sale JANUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERMAN #707
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Art by EDDY BARROWS & J.P. MAYER
Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
1:10 Variant cover by JO CHEN
In a small town near Omaha, Nebraska, Superman discovers that everyone is terrified of something, but they won’t say what – they just want The Man of Steel to leave as fast as possible. Find out what horrible secret awaits Superman as “Grounded” continues!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale JANUARY 12 * 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

ACTION COMICS #897
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art by PETE WOODS
Cover by DAVID FINCH & BATT
The last place Lex Luthor expected his quest for the Black Lantern energy to take him was Arkham Asylum – specifically to the cell of The Joker! What clues about Lex’s quest could The Joker have to offer, and why on Earth would Lex trust him? Get ready for a one-of-a-kind confrontation between comics’ two greatest villains, as brought to you by the twisted minds of Paul Cornell and Pete Woods!
On sale JANUARY 26 * 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

SUPERGIRL #60
Written by NICK SPENCER
Art by BERNARD CHANG
Cover by AMY REEDER & RICHARD FRIEND
SUPERGIRL welcomes aboard writer Nick Spencer (JIMMY OLSEN, T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS, Morning Glories) and artist Bernard Chang (WONDER WOMAN, SUPERMAN) for a Girl of Steel story unlike any other! Someone is trying to kill the young heroes of the DC Universe! Who is this villain, and how can Supergirl stop him? Maybe her friends can help – namely, Batgirl, Blue Beetle, Miss Martian, Static and…Robin?! Buckle up, folks, because this one puts the pedal to the metal on page one and doesn’t let up for a second!
On sale JANUARY 19 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERBOY #3
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by PIER GALLO
Cover by PHIL NOTO
1:10 Variant cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN
It’s just another day at Smallville High – girl trouble psychic attacks, gym class, lunch with Kid Flash, study hall and alien terrorists from the future!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale JANUARY 5 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #80
Written by CHRIS ROBERSON
Art by JESUS MERINO
Cover by FIONA STAPLES
Okay, so not only is the 853rd century in dire peril, so is the 21st! Surely the combined might of the DC ONE MILLION Batman and Superman and the present-day Bats and Supes is enough to save the day, right? No? Shoot. Well, this looks like a job for Robin, The Toy Wonder! Written by up-and-comer Chris Roberson (CINDERELLA) with art by Jesus Merino (JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA)!
On sale JANUARY 19 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

WONDER WOMAN #607
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Art and cover by DON KRAMER & JAY LEISTEN
1:10 Variant cover by ALEX GARNER
The controversial, epic story crafted by J. Michael Straczynski marches on! Diana continues to search for those that have sent hunters to butcher her fellow Amazons. Who is responsible? As Diana nears the truth, her foes only get more impossible to defeat!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale JANUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN LANTERN #62
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by DOUG MAHNKE & CHRISTIAN ALAMY
1:10 Variant cover by GENE HA
Starting with this issue, 2011 becomes the year of Green Lantern, and we’re kicking it off with the shocking conclusion to “New Guardians”! Hal Jordan and Sinestro must make a great sacrifice in an attempt to protect the entities. But the future of Hal Jordan and the Corps falls into doubt when they’re betrayed by one of their own! The drums are beating, the tensions are rising and the upcoming WAR OF THE GREEN LANTERNS is set to ignite!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale JANUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #56
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM & BATT
1:10 Variant cover by PATRICK GLEASON
The Sinestro Corps battles the Weaponer as the Green Lantern Corps finds itself caught in the middle of the mayhem! Will the GLC shatter its truce with the yellow fear masters to protect innocent Qwardians? Has the Weaponer brought doom upon his world? And what role does Firestorm play in this BRIGHTEST DAY tie-in?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale JANUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN LANTERN: EMERALD WARRIORS #6
Written by PETER J. TOMASI
Art by FERNANDO PASARIN & CAM SMITH
Cover by RODOLFO MIGLIARI
1:25 Variant cover by FELIPE MASSAFERA
Now that Guy Gardner’s comrades have discovered the secret blood pact he began with Ganthet and Atrocitus, will they remain at his side – or will Zardor’s recruits grow in rank against the Emerald Warrior? Sodam Yat may not be able to handle the fallout! Meanwhile, Red Lantern Bleez works to find out why she’s so important to Zardor’s plan…
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale JANUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE FLASH #10
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
1:10 Variant cover by SCOTT KOLINS
The prelude to next summer’s FLASHPOINT event continues! The new speedster known as Hot Pursuit has arrived on his Cosmic Motorcycle, but what terrible warning has he brought with him? The FLASHPOINT is closing in, and it looks like no one will be safe!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale JANUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN ARROW #8
Written by J.T. KRUL
Art by DIOGENES NEVES & VICENTE CIFUENTES
Cover by MAURO CASCIOLI
1:10 Variant cover by DAVID MACK
With Green Arrow back in full form, the gangs of Star City begin looking for their own MVPs to step forward. Are Star City and Ollie ready for Black Arrow? “The Rise of Black Arrow” begins here in this BRIGHTEST DAY tie-in!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale JANUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #53
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by MARK BAGLEY, ROB HUNTER & NORM RAPMUND
Cover by MARK BAGLEY & ROB HUNTER
1:10 Variant cover by DAVID MACK
The final chapter of “JLA Omega” arrives as the World’s Greatest Heroes and the Crime Syndicate struggle for survival. But the Syndicate’s betrayal of their own pact results in a final, savage confrontation – and Ultraman does some betraying of his own! Can the JLA defeat Omega Man, the harbinger of death? Can they save the Crime Syndicate’s world and the Tangent Universe? And in the midst of this war between good and evil, which side will Dark Supergirl choose?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale JANUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JLA/THE 99 #4
Written by STUART MOORE & FABIAN NICIEZA
Art by TOM DERENICK & DREW GERACI
Cover by FELIPE MASSAFERA
The monumental meeting between DC Comics’ JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA and Teshkeel Comics’ the 99 continues…
The alien invasion is putting a strain on the efforts made by the JLA and the 99! Firestorm has to contend with three startling additions to his matrix, while Hawkman disagrees with the 99’s approach to stopping the Noor Stone’s latest candidate. Rughal’s nefarious team-up with the space-born villain has successfully put the JLA and the 99 at odds unless Batman can find the one item that will end this assault on the two venerable super hero teams – and the Earth itself!
On sale JANUARY 26 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

DC UNIVERSE LEGACIES #9
Written by LEN WEIN
Art by JESUS SAIZ and BILL SIENKIEWICZ with SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by JESUS SAIZ
1:25 Variant cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ
The Final Night in the DC Universe forces Parallax to make the ultimate sacrifice…and the fate of Hal Jordan’s soul hangs in the balance! No Green Lantern fan will want to miss this story illustrated by JESUS SAIZ (THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD). Also in this issue, Black Adam leaves his permanent mark on the lives of several heroes in a story illustrated by Bill Sienkiewicz!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale JANUARY 19 * 9 of 10 * 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #47
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Art by SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by SHANE DAVIS & SANDRA HOPE
Dr. Chaos comes to town just in time to destroy Monument Point before the Justice Society of America can completely rebuild it. Plus, Blue Devil pitches in!
On sale JANUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JSA ALL-STARS #14
Written by MATTHEW STURGES
Art and cover by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II
Who – or what – are The Puzzlemen? Ancient artifacts are being stolen from museums around the world. So far, there seems to be little significance to their individual potential power. Put the puzzle together, though, and the All-Stars are up against a threat that endangers more than just all of humanity! Meanwhile, Roxy gets schooled in compassion by a Justice Society member from the past!
On sale JANUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ADVENTURE COMICS #522

Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by GERALDO BORGES & MARLO ALQUIZA
Cover by SCOTT CLARK & DAVID BEATY
The all-new Green Lantern of the 31st century has been chosen! This new GL also happens to be a Legionnaire, and his mission will tie into a major Legion event in 2011, the implications of which will rival those of “The Great Darkness Saga”!
On sale JANUARY 5 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #9

Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by YILDIRAY CINAR, FRANCIS PORTELA and WAYNE FAUCHER
Cover by YILDIRAY CINAR & WAYNE FAUCHER
The Durlan plot against the United Planets explodes before the Legion’s eyes with one assassin still free – and she’s the deadliest of them all! As far as one particular Legionnaire is concerned, the fight just became very, very personal!
On sale JANUARY 19 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BOOSTER GOLD #40

Written by KEITH GIFFEN & J.M. DEMATTEIS
Art and cover by CHRIS BATISTA & RICH PERROTTA
Coming to grips with reality at last, Booster Gold steps up his game and finally accepts the fact that his best friend, Blue Beetle Ted Kord, is dead. This is bad news for the villain who shows up this month because they’re about to face an angry Booster Gold…
On sale JANUARY 12 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DOOM PATROL #18
Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by MATTHEW CLARK and RON RANDALL
Cover by MATTHEW CLARK
The Doom Patrol just met The Aristocrats, and how better to follow a punchline than with some actual punching? The world’s strangest Super Heroes face off with the world’s most horrific family – and they’ve never had a fight like this before!
On sale JANUARY 5 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TEEN TITANS #91
Written by J.T. KRUL
Art and cover by NICOLA SCOTT & DOUG HAZLEWOOD
1:10 Variant cover by IVAN REIS & OCLAIR ALBERT
Robin and Ravager stand alone against the Feral Boys as Raven makes one last, desperate attempt to reach Headcase. Where are the rest of the Titans – and who is the mysterious figure calling to them for help? Pay close attention as a lost Titan reaches out!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale JANUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TITANS #31
Written by ERIC WALLACE
Art and cover by FABRIZIO FIORENTINO
The Atom and the Justice League guest-star as Ray Palmer comes to some dark conclusions regarding Ryan Choi’s murder. Meanwhile, the Tattooed Man must finally decide what kind of man he is when Deathstroke hands him his son’s killer, while Osiris has already chosen his path in bringing back his sister Isis – but what will Osiris do when he runs into Shazam?
On sale JANUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

POWER GIRL #20
Written by JUDD WINICK
Art and cover by SAMI BASRI
Racing headlong into the adventure and turmoil of GENERATION LOST, Power Girl is hot on the trail of Max Lord – seeking answers and looking for payback. But a trip to Project Cadmus leaves her with a bit more than she can handle, and monstrously outnumbered.
On sale JANUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JONAH HEX #63
Written by JUSTIN GRAY & JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art and cover by JORDI BERNET
Jonah Hex has dealt with some wicked, vile people in his time, but never has he met someone who managed to get under his skin quite like the bandit known as Loco. Most bounties don’t upset Hex, but this time, as they say, it’s personal. And a pivotal piece of Hex’s past is revealed in this special stand-alone story!
On sale JANUARY 5 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DOC SAVAGE #10
Written by IVAN BRANDON
Art by PHIL WINSLADE
Cover by J.G. JONES
It was the war that changed everything and brought Clark Savage, Jr., and Ronan McKenna together. But the things those men had to do as soldiers would one day tear them apart! Don’t miss this thrilling flashback to the history of the First Wave universe; a story that sets the scene for the deadly conclusion of Doc’s adventure in the Middle East!
On sale JANUARY 12 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE SPIRIT #10
Written by DAVID HINE
Art by MORITAT
Cover by LADR÷NN
Roscoe Kalashnikov was sure he could get away with murder – and in a town as corrupt as Central City, maybe he could. But if that’s so, why do his victim’s words still haunt him? She said something about “the spirit of justice” and now, around every corner, Roscoe is seeing a flash of trench coat and the briefest glimpse of a masked man…
On sale JANUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

FIRST WAVE #6
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by RAGS MORALES & RICK BRYANT
Cover by J.G. JONES
1:10 Variant cover by JIM LEE
This is it – the cataclysmic conclusion of the miniseries that launched the FIRST WAVE universe! Every life on Earth is threatened by Anton Colossi’s mad ambition. But The Spirit is at death’s door, The Batman is near his breaking point, and Doc Savage is at the mercy of a mad scientist! The stakes couldn’t be higher – and in FIRST WAVE, anything can happen!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale JANUARY 26 * 6 of 6 * 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

FREEDOM FIGHTERS #5
Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY
Art by TRAVIS MOORE & TREVOR SCOTT
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON
While strange attacks wreak havoc across the country, the Freedom Fighters are trapped in a maximum security prison courtesy of the menacing King Bullet! Who will fight for their freedom now?
On sale JANUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

R.E.B.E.L.S #24
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by CLAUDE ST. AUBIN & SCOTT HANNA
Cover by FRANCIS PORTELA
Two years ago, super-genius Vril Dox gathered his team of R.E.B.E.L.S. to fight off one seemingly unbeatable foe: Starro the Conqueror. Now, Starro is back for revenge, and Dox’s downfall has begun!
On sale JANUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SECRET SIX #29
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by J. CALAFIORE
Cover by DANIEL LUVISI
The explosive ACTION COMICS / SECRET SIX crossover concludes here! At the paid request of Lex Luthor, the Secret Six rush headlong into a deadly confrontation with Scandal’s villainous father, Vandal Savage. But the Six have a score of their own to settle with Luthor, and unlike Superman, the Six fight dirty. Don’t miss this grudge match finale between DC’s smartest villain and DC’s weirdest team!
On sale JANUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS #3
Written by NICK SPENCER
Art by CAFU & BIT and HOWARD CHAYKIN
Cover by CHRIS SPROUSE
The new hit series by Nick Spencer (ACTION COMICS, Morning Glories) and CAFU continues! Think the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents are a messed-up team? Wait until you learn the secrets of the evil organization known as Spider! This issue promises twists, turns and a sequence illustrated by the legendary
Howard Chaykin!
On sale JANUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

ZATANNA #9
Written by PAUL DINI
Art by CLIFF CHIANG
Cover by STEPHANE ROUX
“Pupaphobia” continues with Zatanna discovering a memory long repressed from her childhood on the road… the memory of the night that sadistic puppeteer Oscar Hempel tried to kill her! But while she thought her father’s magic cut Hempel’s strings long ago, he’s back and out for vengeance — and Zee may have no choice but to reverse his curse and set him free to kill again!
On sale JANUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DC COMICS PRESENTS: SUPERMAN – SOLE SURVIVOR #1
Written by JAMES ROBINSON and DANNY FINGEROTH
Art by VAL SEMEIKS, RANDY GREEN, WAYNE FAUCHER and PAUL NEARY
Cover by KEVIN NOWLAN
Superman has his first encounter with one of his earliest and strangest foes, the Ultra-Humanite, in tales from LEGENDS OF THE DC UNIVERSE #1-3 written by James Robinson. Plus, from issue #39 of that series, Superman meets a billionaire who believes Earth is doomed to explode – just like Krypton!
On sale JANUARY 26 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

DC COMICS PRESENTS: THE ATOM #1
Written by STEVEN GRANT, TODD DEZAGO and RICH FABER
Art by GIL KANE, DREW JOHNSON, KLAUS JANSON and RAY SNYDER
Cover by TONY HARRIS
A villain who once battled Green Lantern Abin Sur returns to face The Atom and Hal Jordan in a tale from LEGENDS OF THE DC UNIVERSE #28-29! Plus, in a story from LOTDCU #40-41, The Atom battles Chronos, who’s trying to commandeer the Time Pool, forcing our hero to use both his super-powers and his professorial ability to inspire his students.
On sale JANUARY 19 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

DC COMICS PRESENTS: LOBO #1
Written by KEITH GIFFEN, ALAN GRANT, MARC BERNARDIN and ADAM FREEMAN
Art by CLIFF RATHBURN, ARIEL OLIVETTI, ERIC BATTLE, ROB LEIGH and SANDRA HOPE
Cover by KEVIN NOWLAN
In their first-ever meeting of minds – and fists – Lobo accepts a contract to knock off Superman – but it’s not so easy to kill a Man of Steel! Then, Lobo teams up with Etrigan, the Demon to rescue an innocent soul from Hell before their goodness turns the place inside out. Reprinted from DC FIRST: SUPERMAN/LOBO #1, LOBO #63-64 and the DC INFINITE HALLOWEEN SPECIAL #1
On sale JANUARY 5 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

YOUNG JUSTICE #0
Written by GREG WEISMAN and KEVIN HOPPS
Cover and art by MIKE NORTON
Based on the upcoming hit animated show from Warner Bros. debuting on Cartoon Network! Robin, Superboy, Kid Flash and Aqualad star in this explosive issue kickstarting an all-new ongoing series! They’re four young superheroes learning how to be a team…and maybe doing a bit of growing up along the way – but only just a little bit!
Animation writers Greg Wiesman (The Batman, Gargoyles) and Kevin Hopps (Spectacular Spider-Man, Smurfs) join fan-favorite artist Mike Norton (BILLY BATSON AND THE MAGIC OF SHAZAM) for this exciting new, all-ages title!
On sale JANUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE ALL-NEW BATMAN: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #3
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art and cover by RICK BURCHETT & DAN DAVIS
The Mad Hatter and Mirror Master team up to drag Batman and The Flash “Through the Looking Glass”! Trapped in a wacky Wonderland filled with white rabbits and Cheshire cats, the heroes have to battle past the pair of villains – and a fearsome Jabberwock – to find their way back to the real world.
On sale JANUARY 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

CARTOON NETWORK ACTION PACK #56
Written by SCOTT BEATTY and EUGENE SON
Art by MIN S. KU and MIKE BOWDEN
Cover by MIKE CAVALLARO
During a fight with Driscoll, Ben is separated from the Ultimatrix. Now, Ben must locate the Ultimatrix and stop Driscoll at the same time! That would be easy enough, but Ben seems to have lost control of his transformations and changes forms every few minutes!
On sale JANUARY 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TINY TITANS #36
Written by ART BALTAZAR & FRANCO
Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
Titans to the center of the Earth! Terra uses her powers to take the “hot” Titans on the journey of a lifetime. And if Terra is involved, you know Beast Boy isn’t far behind! Don’t forget the sunscreen and the bottled water, and watch out for the Sea Trap of Doom!
On sale JANUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

LOONEY TUNES #194
Written by BILL MATHENY
Art by DAVID ALVAREZ
Cover by SCOTT GROSS
Beaky Buzzard is hungry. He thinks he’s found a nice meal in Daffy Duck, but the wacky bird has another suggestion: Bugs Bunny. So just who will be feeding the hungry buzzard family? A hint: It won’t be the ever-cool Bugs! Poor Beaky doesn’t stand a chance…
On sale JANUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SCOOBY-DOO, WHERE ARE YOU? #5
Written by SCOTT BEATTY
Art and cover by SCOTT NEELY
A circus owner hires the Scooby Gang to figure out how someone is spiriting away the box office receipts at his show. Shaggy and Scooby opt to get locked in the office and discover the door is silently unlocked…by NOBODY! Zoinks!
On sale JANUARY 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DRIVER SPECIAL #1
Written by DAVID LAPHAM
Art by GREG SCOTT
Cover by JOCK
The hit video game series races into comics for an adrenaline-charged one-shot! Veteran police detective John Tanner has gone deep undercover to bring down San Francisco crime kingpin Jericho. But before he can meet the boss himself, he must undergo one final initiation. Can this expert driver outrun his fate?
ONE-SHOT • On sale JANUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

ASSASSIN’S CREED: THE FALL #3
Written by KARL KERSCHL & CAMERON STEWART
Art and cover by KARL KERSCHL & CAMERON STEWART
The exciting comic book companion to the acclaimed videogame series reaches its final issue! The streets of Petrograd are filled with the color and noise of revolution – the Bolsheviks have taken control of the country, but there’s still conflict within the ranks. Assassin Nikolai Orelov confronts the abdicated Tsar Nicholas II to learn the final location of the Staff. And in the present, Daniel Cross completes his pilgrimage to find the elusive Mentor of the Assassins, a quest that changes the Order forever…
On sale JANUARY 12 • 3 of 3 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US MATURE READERS

IDES OF BLOOD #6
Written by STUART C. PAUL
Art by CHRISTIAN DUCE
Cover by MICHAEL GEIGER
Blood runs in the streets of Rome as mortal and vampyre clash. Resurrected by the blood of the Dracul, Caesar’s ultimate ambition is finally at hand. Valens is pitted against his former master as he, Brutus and Caesar meet in a 3-way battle for the future of Rome in this epic conclusion to the story of the birth of Draculus Caesar.
On sale JANUARY 19 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

GOD OF WAR #6
Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO
Cover by ANDY PARK
In this dynamite conclusion, Kratos faces his greatest test to date – the behemoth Gyges, the living island! This massive foe stands between Kratos and ultimate success. This tale spins out of the Sony videogame God of War III, which was voted “Most Anticipated Game of 2010” at this year’s Spike Awards.
On sale JANUARY 26 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US  MATURE READERS

KANE AND LYNCH #5
Written by IAN EDGINTON
Art by CHRISTOPHER MITTEN
Cover by MARTIN EMBORG
Sick and tired of being under the gun, Kane and Lynch decide to take the fight back to the woman who put the contract out on them! But with Lynch’s treachery about to be exposed, how long can his partnership with Kane hold up?
On sale JANUARY 5 • 5 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US  MATURE READERS

RATCHET AND CLANK #5
Written by T.J. FIXMAN
Art by ADAM ARCHER
Cover by CREATUREBOX
Ratchet and Clank’s desperate gamble to save Veldin and the entire galaxy meets with partial success, except they find themselves hunted on a frozen planet for the key to the entire Helios Project – an ancient comet shard. Can the pair survive long enough to use the shard to put the galaxy right?!
On sale JANUARY 19 • 5 of 6 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

VICTORIAN UNDEAD II: SHERLOCK HOLMES VS. DRACULA #3
Written by IAN EDGINTON
Art by DAVIDE FABBRI
Cover by RYAN SOOK
Sherlock Holmes and Doctor Watson form an uneasy alliance with Van Helsing and learn the dark, sordid history of Count Dracula. But what could his true goal be – and is the entire British Empire at risk? The epic miniseries continues!
On sale JANUARY 12 • 3 of 5 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

WORLD OF WARCRAFT: CURSE OF THE WORGEN #3
Written by MICKY NEILSON & JAMES WAUGH
Art by LUDO LULLABI & TONY WASHINGTON
Cover by JOHN POLIDORA
Halford struggles to govern his body and mind, but as he loses more and more of himself to the Worgen form, he feels his self-control slipping away. We delve even further into WORLD OF WARCRAFT lore and learn more about the seductive power of the Worgen. Are they brutal beasts or extraordinary heroes?
On sale JANUARY 26 • 3 of 5 • 40 pg, FC $3.99 US

THE NEW YORK FIVE #1
Written by BRIAN WOOD
Art by RYAN KELLY
Cover by BRIAN WOOD & RYAN KELLY
There’s nothing more exciting than college life in the big city. But complications can follow you from dark places – and not just from your boring hometown. In THE NEW YORK FIVE, Riley’s sister Angie is making a name in the Lower East Side with her new band, and now Riley is the black sheep of the family. Lona’s murky past appears to have been hiding an alarming proficiency for stalkerism, and Merissa and Ren will confront uncomfortable situations involving older men. But who is the “five” in THE NEW YORK FIVE? Find out as Vertigo reunites this cast with its stellar creative team of Brian Wood (DEMO, DMZ, NORTHLANDERS) and Ryan Kelly (LUCIFER, Local) in this standard-sized 4-issue miniseries.
On sale JANUARY 26 • 1 of 4 • 32 pg, B&W, no interior ads • $2.99 US MATURE READERS

FABLES #101
Written by BILL WILLINGHAM
Art by ERIC SHANOWER & RICHARD FRIEND
Cover by JOAO RUAS
No, this isn’t Fables 101, a primer on the wonderful worlds of FABLES. Instead, we check in on Bufkin, Frankie and the Magic Mirror in the lost Business Office to see what they’ve been up to since slaying Baba Yaga. You won’t believe what they’re up to. So we won’t even try to tell you.
On sale JANUARY 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS

GS Reporter: Matt

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