DC collects modern day rarities in new series

by Jeff

dccp-gl-cv1 DC collects modern day rarities in new seriesMedia Release — Coming in October, DC Comics will kick off a new series repackaging modern day rarities, many of which have never been collected before – plus a HELLBLAZER tale that has never been printed before!

These 96-page titles are priced at $7.99 US and feature the work of many of comics’ top names!

Watch for more titles repackaging stories from the DC Universe, Vertigo and WildStorm coming later this year!

Here are the first eight titles in the series, all scheduled for October release:

DC COMICS PRESENTS: BRIGHTEST DAY #1
Written by NEIL GAIMAN, ED BRUBAKER, JUSTIN GRAY, JIMMY PALMIOTTI, SCOTT KOLINS and ARNOLD DRAKE Art by CARMINE INFANTINO, TEDDY KRISTIANSEN, SCOTT KOLINS, JOE BENNETT, SEAN PHILLIPS and RYAN SOOK Cover by RYAN SOOK Spotlighting Hawkman and Deadman – two of the characters who returned after BLACKEST NIGHT to usher in BRIGHTEST DAY to the DC Universe! This volume collects several hard-to-find stories including tales from HAWKMAN #27, 34 and 36, SOLO #8, DCU HOLIDAY ’09 and STRANGE ADVENTURES #205. Everything from the first appearance of Deadman to a team-up between he and Hawkman can be found here!

VERTIGO RESURRECTED #1
Written by WARREN ELLIS, BRIAN AZZARELLO, GRANT MORRISON, GARTH ENNIS, BRIAN BOLLAND, STEVEN T. SEAGLE, PETER MILLIGAN, BILL WILLINGHAM and BRUCE JONES Art by JIM LEE, PHIL JIMENEZ, FRANK QUITELY, BERNIE WRIGHTSON, BRIAN BOLLAND, ESSAD RIBIC, TIM SALE, EDUARDO RISSO, BILL WILLINGHAM and TIM BRADSTREET Cover by TIM BRADSTREET “Shoot,” Warren Ellis’s much-talked about but never published story, involving schoolyard killings leads this mega-sized VERTIGO RESURRECTION Special. Also included are rarely seen tales exploring the disturbing depths of horror, war, romance and science fiction from the pages of STRANGE ADVENTURES #1 and 4, WEIRD WAR TALES #3, WEIRD WAR TALES SPECIAL #1, HEARTTHROBS #1 and 3 and FLINCH #7 and 14.

DC COMICS PRESENTS: ETHAN VAN SCIVER #1
Written by ANN NOCENTI
Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
Batman and Catwoman face off in the streets of Gotham City as they search for the ultimate weapon – a gun that never misses! Collecting BATMAN AND CATWOMAN: TRAIL OF THE GUN #1 and 2, this volume features the stunning artwork of superstar Ethan Van Sciver as he brings to life two of the most iconic characters in the DC Universe.

DC COMICS PRESENTS: SUPERMAN #1
Written by GEOFF JOHNS and JEPH LOEB
Art by IAN CHURCHILL, ARIEL OLIVETTI, TODD NAUCK and BRENT ERIC ANDERSON Cover by ED MCGUINNESS DC Comics is proud to present these hard-to-find stories by best-selling writers Geoff Johns (BRIGHTEST DAY, GREEN LANTERN) and Jeph Loeb (BATMAN: HUSH, Hulk)! Collecting SUPERMAN #179-185 and SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL #121, this volume pits The Man of Steel against the Royal Flush Gang, Major Force and . . . Dracula?

DC COMICS PRESENTS: JACK CROSS #1
Written by WARREN ELLIS
Art and cover by GARY ERSKINE
Now, terror has something to fear – and his name is Jack Cross! This massive special features JACK CROSS #1-4, a never-collected volume introducing Warren Ellis’s one-man anti-terrorist unit Jack Cross and his special brand of violence and civil protest, gorgeously illustrated by Gary Erskine (THE FILTH).

DC COMICS PRESENTS: BATMAN #1
Written by ED BRUBAKER
Art and cover by SCOTT MCDANIEL
Collecting BATMAN #582-585 by Ed Brubaker (GOTHAM CENTRAL, SLEEPER, Captain America) and Scott McDaniel (NIGHTWING)! These lost tales feature Batman vs. The Penguin in an epic showdown!

DC COMICS PRESENTS: YOUNG JUSTICE #1
Written by TODD DEZAGO
Art and cover by MIKE MCKONE & HUMBERTO RAMOS Because you demanded it! Collecting the out-of-print JLA: WORLD WITHOUT GROWN-UPS 2-issue miniseries, this is the story that started it all for Young Justice. Featuring Robin, Impulse, Superboy and the JLA and art by Mike McKone (TEEN TITANS) and Humberto Ramos (IMPULSE, Wolverine)

DC COMICS PRESENTS: GREEN LANTERN #1
Written by JUDD WINICK
Art by DARRYL BANKS and DALE EAGLESHAM
Cover by DARRYL BANKS
Kyle Rayner and Jade take the stage in this special collecting GREEN LANTERN #137-140. Now that Jade is back as part of BRIGHTEST DAY, take a peek back in time to when her relationship with Kyle was in full bloom!

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