DC Comics October 2010 Solicitations SNEAK PEAK

by Jeff

sm_cv704_02 DC Comics October 2010 Solicitations SNEAK PEAKThe kind folks at DC Comics have supplied ComicList with their solicitations for comics and other products featured in the August 2010 Previews, scheduled to ship starting October 2010.

This is a special sneak peak- come back Monday for the final version.

ADVENTURE COMICS #519

Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Co-feature written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by KEVIN SHARPE & MARLO ALQUIZA
Co-feature art by MAHMUD ASRAR & JOHN DELL
Cover by SCOTT CLARK & DAVID BEATY

In the latest “Superboy and the Legion: The Early Years,” the Legion travels to the 20th century to visit Smallville rather than have Superboy head into the future. But what they find on the Kent farm is something that will haunt not only their own lives, but that of Superboy!

And in the second feature, the Colony’s attacks on the Atom get even more personal!

On sale OCTOBER 13 * 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #6

Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art and cover by YILDIRAY CINAR & WAYNE FAUCHER
1:10 Variant cover by JIM LEE & SCOTT WILLIAMS

The first storyline ends here after issue #5’s shocking last page! (Didn’t see that one coming, didja?) Legion leader Cosmic Boy makes a drastic decision, that will affect the next year’s worth of LEGION stories. And the quest to build up the 31st century Green Lantern Corps continues!

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale OCTOBER 20 * 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

DC UNIVERSE LEGACIES #6

Written by LEN WEIN
Art by JERRY ORDWAY & GEORGE PEREZ with SCOTT KOLINS
Co-feature art by KEITH GIFFEN
Cover by GEORGE PEREZ
1:25 Variant cover by KEITH GIFFEN

With a Crisis barely averted, the DC Universe struggles to survive other impending invasions and catastrophic events that call for all of Earth’s heroes to respond! Meanwhile, Keith Giffen takes us into the future with a legion of Legions of Super-Heroes!!

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale OCTOBER 20 * 6 of 10 * 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

DOC SAVAGE #7

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO & IVAN BRANDON
Co-feature written by JASON STARR
Art by NIC KLEIN
Co-feature art by SCOTT HAMPTON
Cover by J.G. JONES

FIRST WAVE architect Brian Azzarello joins rising star Ivan Brandon for an epic journey to the Middle East, a land decimated by war – but still full of terrible secrets! One of Doc’s closest friends is lost among the shifting sands of the Forbidden Zone, and Doc’ll have to fight his way through the Zone’s battle-hardened inhabitants before he can come face-to-face (to face?) with the monster holding his ally captive: The Two Who Are One!

And in the JUSTICE, INC. co-feature, Smitty is hot on the trail of the two-bit thug he’s made the target of his bloodlust, but his tunnel vision is leading him into a dangerous trap. And if the only light at the end of the tunnel is the Avenger, then there’s no light in this world at all!

On sale OCTOBER 13 * 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

THE SPIRIT #7

Written by DAVID HINE
Co-feature written by JAN STRNAD
Art by MORITAT
Co-feature art by RICHARD CORBEN
Cover by LADRÖNN

“Frostbite” concludes with all-out gang war in the streets! Just how far will the Octopus go to take back control? You won’t believe your eyes – and neither will the man on the receiving end of the Octopus’s fury!

And in the SPIRIT: BLACK & WHITE co-feature, Jan Strnad and Richard Corben bring you a Halloween treat – Central City’s favorite dead man battling a werewolf!

On sale OCTOBER 20 * 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US

FREEDOM FIGHTERS #2

Written by JIMMY PALMIOTTI & JUSTIN GRAY
Art by TRAVIS MOORE & TREVOR SCOTT
Cover by DAVE JOHNSON

It’s the war of Americana! The Freedom Fighters face the ancient threat of the Renegades, whose magic may be too much for the heroes to overcome. Has the Lost America conquered the Living America? Find out in this second issue of the new ongoing title starring the fan-favorite super-team!

On sale OCTOBER 6 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE MIGHTY CRUSADERS #4

Written by ERIC TRAUTMANN & BRANDON JERWA
Art by CARLOS RODRIGUEZ & JOHN LUCAS
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU

Don’t miss the fall of the Shield, the return of the Persian, and the secrets of War Eagle revealed! And you don’t want to miss the biggest question to be answered here: Who are the SHADOW CRUSADERS?!

On sale OCTOBER 13 * 4 of 6 * 32 pg, FC $3.99 US

DOOM PATROL #15

Written by KEITH GIFFEN
Art by MATTHEW CLARK with RON RANDALL
Cover by MATTHEW CLARK

Ever wonder what would happen if the Doom Patrol went up against Superman? Well, keep wondering…but we’ve got the next best thing!

On sale OCTOBER 6 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BOOSTER GOLD #37

Written by KEITH GIFFEN & J.M. DEMATTEIS
Art by CHRIS BATISTA and RICH PERROTTA
Cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE

Continually leaping from yesterday to today, Booster Gold finds himself conflicted between reliving happier times with Ted Kord and chasing Max Lord in the present. Is it getting to be too much for our time-spanning hero? Will he pull it together in time to help his friends in the JLI? Or will he spend all of his copious free time rescuing super-models from near-death explosions? Well, this IS Booster Gold, after all…

On sale OCTOBER 13 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERMAN #704

Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Art by EDDY BARROWS & J.P. MAYER
Cover by JOHN CASSADAY
1:10 Variant cover by GEOF DARROW

J. Michael Straczynski’s “Grounded” storyline, which has made headlines in USA TODAY, THE NEW YORK TIMES and ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY, continues right here as Superman visits the Chicago area! In this issue, Superman discovers that there is a darkness even more immense than outer space: the darkness of the human heart turned against itself.

Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale OCTOBER 13 * 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

ACTION COMICS #894

Written by PAUL CORNELL
Co-feature written by NICK SPENCER
Art by PETE WOODS
Co-feature art by RB SILVA & DENIS FRIETAS
Cover by DAVID FINCH & BATT

Guest-starring Death from SANDMAN! Yes, you read that right! Death! From SANDMAN! In ACTION COMICS! Lex Luthor finds himself literally at Death’s door, which leads to a fascinating look not only into the mind of one of the all-time greatest villains, but also at what Death means in the DC Universe…

And in the JIMMY OLSEN co-feature, an alien race has chosen Metropolis to be the host of their millennial celebration! And who better to show them around town than James Bartholomew Olsen? But when the alien princess gets wasted and her brother starts picking bar fights, it’s up to Jimmy to get things under control before all of Metropolis is destroyed!

On sale OCTOBER 27 * 40 pg, FC $3.99 US

SUPERGIRL #57

Written by STERLING GATES
Art by JAMAL IGLE & JON SIBAL
Cover by AMY REEDER & RICHARD FRIEND

Showdown at Bizarro World! How can the Girl of Steel defeat a threat that has already taken down an entire planet of Bizarros? And what about BizarroGirl – can Supergirl trust her twisted mirror self to help out? Well, if Bizarros are opposites, and Supergirl is noble, brave and heroic… uh … good luck defeating the monstrous intergalactic foe by yourself, Kara!

On sale OCTOBER 20 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERGIRL ANNUAL #2

Written by STERLING GATES
Art by MATT CAMP
Cover by AMY REEDER & RICHARD FRIEND

In a special story that has direct ties to the regular monthly SUPERGIRL series, the Girl of Steel visits The Legion of Super-Heroes on Halloween in the 30th century! But Halloween proves to be just as spooky a holiday a thousand years from now as it is today, because a horrible new threat has awoken thanks to Supergirl’s arrival. And that horrible new threat’s name is – Satan Girl! Brainiac 5 has a plan, but it may come at the cost of shattering his potential romance with Supergirl!

On sale OCTOBER 27 * 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US

SUPERMAN: THE LAST FAMILY OF KRYPTON #3

Written by CARY BATES
Art by RENATO ARLEM
Cover by FELIPE MASSAFERA

It’s the awe-inspiring conclusion of the story that brought the entire El Family to Earth from the doomed planet Krypton – and brought legendary creator Cary Bates back to Superman! Have Jor-El, Lara and Kal-El delivered a similar fate to their adopted world? And how do Lex Luthor and Brainiac factor into what might (literally) be the Earth-shattering finale of this Elseworlds adventure?

On sale OCTOBER 6 * 3 of 3 * 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US

SUPERMAN BATMAN #77

Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON
Art and cover by ALE GARZA

Something evil is haunting Supergirl! But whatever’s causing the disturbance is nothing compared to what she’s about to run into in Gotham City when she seeks help from the new Robin, Damian. Can these two get along long enough to stop the nightmares plaguing Metropolis? Find out in this special Halloween issue!
On sale OCTOBER 20 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

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!

On sale OCTOBER 13 * 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

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.

On sale OCTOBER 13 * 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

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?

On sale OCTOBER 27 * 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

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).

On sale OCTOBER 6 * 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

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!

On sale OCTOBER 20 * 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

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)

On sale OCTOBER 27 * 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

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!

On sale OCTOBER 6 * 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

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