DC Comics September 2007 Solicitations Part 1

by Jeff

The kind folks at DC Comics have supplied ComicList with their solicitations for comics and other products shipping in September of 2007.

Part Two can be found here.

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COUNTDOWN 34-31
Story by Paul Dini
Breakdowns by Keith Giffen
34 script by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray; art by Jesús Saiz
33 script by Adam Beechen; art by Carlos Magno
32 script by Tony Bedard; art by Al Barrionuevo
31 script by Sean McKeever; art by Manuel Garcia
Covers 34-31 by Talent Caldwell
The Countdown to the end is on! Karate Kid battles Equus! Jimmy Olsen visits Infinity Inc. for answers! Mary Marvel falls under the spell of Eclipso! Kyle Rayner joins the Challengers from Beyond! Piper and Trickster encounter the villainy of Poison Ivy and Deathstroke!
Plus, Black Canary’s bachelorette party! Guest-starring Steel, Starlight, the Flash, Zatanna, the Atom, Buddy Blank and more! Plus, more DC VILLAINS backup origin stories by Scott Beatty!
COUNTDOWN 34 on sale September 5 • COUNTDOWN 33 on sale September 12
COUNTDOWN 32 on sale September 19 • COUNTDOWN 31 on sale September 26 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

COUNTDOWN TO MYSTERY #1
Written by Steve Gerber and Matt Sturges
Art by Justiniano & Walden Wong and Stephen Segovia
Cover by Justiniano

Get ready for two incredible features in new stories that shine a light on the dark places in the DCU! The Helmet of Fate has landed…on Kent Nelson — a man so far down on his luck, he doesn’t know what luck is! The transformative nature of the helmet grants him powers he can’t begin to comprehend…but will they make his life better, or even worse? Plus, Eclipso becomes the temptress of the DCU, bribing its heroes to the dark side in more ways than one! She succeeds…and the results will shock you!

On sale September 19 • 1 of 8 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US Edited by Joey Cavalieri

COUNTDOWN TO ADVENTURE #2
Written by Adam Beechen and Justin Gray
Art by Eddy Barrows & Julio Ferrera and Fabrizio Fiorentino
Cover by Ivan Reis & Oclair Albert

Meet Champ Hazard, the hero of Rann. But what happened to Adam Strange?
And in the backup story, Forerunner travels to Earth-10, the universe where the Nazis won World War II, to recruit superpowers for her master’s cause.
On sale September 26 • 2 of 8 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

COUNTDOWN PRESENTS THE SEARCH FOR RAY PALMER: WILDSTORM #1
Written by Ron Marz
Art by Paco Herrera
Cover by Arthur Adams

The Search for Ray Palmer truly kicks into high gear, as Kyle Rayner, Donna Troy and Jason Todd scour the Multiverse for the former Atom, who just might hold the key to saving reality from a crisis of unparalleled proportions. The trio’s first stop: the Wildstorm Universe, where they come face-to-face with an entirely different — and entirely more lethal — brand of heroes. Wildstorm’s finest are all here, including The Authority and Gen13, and they don’t prepare a warm welcome for their visitors! The tour of the new DC Multiverse begins here!
On sale September 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE ALL-NEW ATOM #15
Written by Gail Simone
Art by Mike Norton & Trevor Scott
Cover by Ladrönn
The Search for Ray Palmer is interrupted as the Atom is literally plucked from the Nanoverse by the mastermind behind all of the problems in Ivy Town — and the man who may or may not hold some answers for Ryan Choi about his fallen idol Ray Palmer!
On sale September 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERGIRL #21
Written by Tony Bedard
Cover by Bernard Chang
Art by Renato Guedes
A COUNTDOWN tie-in! For Supergirl, the scars of AMAZONS ATTACK remain. Now she’s unable to come to terms with her guilt, dreading crossing paths with Superman, and facing off against a foe straight from the pages of COUNTDOWN: the Karate Kid!
On sale September 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BOOSTER GOLD #2
Written by Geoff Johns & Jeff Katz
Art and cover by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund
Variant cover by Arthur Adams

Booster Gold’s bizarre timequest to prevent an evil force from unraveling the origins of the world’s greatest heroes continues in Part 2 of “52 Pickup!” Journeying years back in the past, Booster is forced to team up with an egomaniac that rivals even himself — the world’s greatest Green Lantern – Sinestro! Plus, what does Dan Garret have to do with any of this?

Retailers please note: This issue features two covers that maybe be ordered separately. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Jurgens & Rapmund), retailers have the option of ordering one Variant Edition (with a cover by Arthur Adams).
On sale September 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BLACK ADAM: THE DARK AGE #2
Written by Peter J. Tomasi
Art by Doug Mahnke & Christian Alamy
Cover by Mahnke

As Teth-Adam’s epic journey to resurrect the love of his life and find the magic word that will transform him back to Black Adam continues, the Justice Society of America, along with Batman and Superman, are hot on Adam’s trail as the world’s most wanted villain is pursued at all costs!
On sale September 12 • 2 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN ARROW: YEAR ONE #5-6
Written by Andy Diggle
Art and cover by Jock

The pulse-pounding miniseries by Andy Diggle and Jock concludes! After a year trapped on the savage island, Oliver Queen unexpectedly stumbles across a way to escape and return to his pampered life of luxury…but it would mean leaving behind someone who risked everything to save him. The new Oliver Queen is no longer a man who runs away from his responsibilities. This time he takes a stand to fight the power — or die trying!
Issue #5 on sale September 5; issue #6 on sale September 19 5 & 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE BLACK CANARY WEDDING PLANNER
Written by J. Torres
Art by Lee Ferguson, Christine Norrie and Karl Story
Cover by Stephane Roux

If you think a regular wedding is hard to plan, try to plan a superhero wedding! There’s crime to fight, robberies to thwart…and a banquet hall to book! Follow us on a journey with Dinah, Ollie and Oracle as we plan the wedding of the year!
On sale September 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JLA WEDDING SPECIAL #1
Written by Dwayne McDuffie
Art by Mike McKone & Andy Lanning
Cover by Ed Benes

Dwayne McDuffie (Justice League Unlimited animated series) begins his run on the Justice League of America here!
As a wedding looms and bachelor parties are thrown, the new Injustice League forms. Find out who will be on this deadly team!

On sale September 12 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #13
Written by Dwayne McDuffie
Art by Joe Benitez & Victor Llamas
Cover by Ian Churchill

Don’t miss the debut of the new JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA creative team! The “Injustice League Unlimited” story continues from the JLA WEDDING SPECIAL as a hero is severely beaten by the new Injustice League, forcing the JLA to fight back!
Retailers please note: this issue features two covers that may be ordered separately. Cover A features the left half of the art above; Cover B features the right half of the art above. Please see the Previews order form for more details.
On sale September 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE GREEN ARROW/BLACK CANARY WEDDING SPECIAL #1
Written by Judd Winick
Art by Amanda Conner & Jimmy Palmiotti
Cover by Conner
Everyone will have seen Black Canary’s response to Green Arrow’s proposal from GREEN ARROW #75 and the BLACK CANARY miniseries…now see why that response may have been the biggest mistake for both of them in this landmark special issue!

On sale September 19 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

WONDER WOMAN ANNUAL #1
Written by Allan Heinberg
Art by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson
and Gary Frank & Jonathan Sibal
Cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson

At long last, the climactic, extra-length chapter of “Who is Wonder Woman?”, the story that launched the WONDER WOMAN monthly! In this arc’s conclusion, the combined forces of Wonder Woman’s transformed rogues gallery declare an all-out war on the amazing Amazon, compelling Wonder Woman to mend fences and join forces with Donna Troy and Wonder Girl if she’s going to survive to answer the question: “Who is Wonder Woman?”
And if the return of Allan Heinberg and Terry Dodson isn’t enough, there’s also an all-new backup by Heinberg and the upcoming art team of ACTION COMICS, Gary Frank & Jonathan Sibal, featuring the secret origins of Wonder Woman, Donna Troy, Wonder Girl, Sarge Steel and Nemesis! All questions will be answered, all secrets revealed!

On sale September 26 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

WONDER GIRL #1
Written by J. Torres
Art and cover by Sanford Greene & Nathan Massengill

Exploding out of the pages of the WONDER WOMAN ANNUAL #1 and AMAZONS ATTACK! J. Torres (WONDER WOMAN, BLUE BEETLE) and Sanford Greene (BATMAN STRIKES, LEGION OF SUPERHEROES IN THE 31ST CENTURY) bring a six-issue miniseries starring DC’s mightiest teen! After the disastrous events of AMAZONS ATTACK, Wonder Girl strikes out to tie up some particularly monstrous loose ends. But with the rift between her and Wonder Woman, she’s going to need the help of the last man on Earth she ever wanted to see again! WONDER GIRL will take Cassie Sandsmark to all corners of the DCU, from the dangers within WONDER WOMAN to TEEN TITANS to COUNTDOWN, and will change Wonder Girl forever!
On sale September 12 • 1 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

INFINITY INC. #1
Written by Peter Milligan
Art and cover by Max Fiumara
From the twisted mind of Lex Luthor comes the 52 spin-off that will change everything you know about the members of Infinity Inc. When Lex Luthor and his Everyman project was taken down by John (Steele) Henry Irons, it appeared the story of Infinity Inc was over. But one year-plus later, it seems that life hasn’t been kind to Starlight, Fury, and Nuklon. John suspects the problems may lead back to their experience as on the Everyman Project, opening doors that can never be shut! Written by Peter Milligan (X-Statix, HUMAN TARGET) and illustrated by Max Fiumara (Black Gas), INFINITY INC. #1 will take readers on a tortured trip to the dark side of the superhero dream.
On sale September 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Edited by Matt Idelson

SUICIDE SQUAD: RAISE THE FLAG #1
Written by John Ostrander
Art by Javier Pina & Robin Riggs
Cover by John K. Snyder
When original Suicide Squad member Rick Flag Jr. returned from the dead in the pages of CHECKMATE, it blew open a brand-new espionage mystery for the DC Universe! In this eagerly awaited miniseries by legendary Squad writer John Ostrander (WORLD WAR III), it’s revealed how Flag survived a nuclear blast while battling terrorism in Qurac — as his hard path home takes him from Skartaris to Dubai and into the hands of dueling commanders Amanda Waller and General Wade Eiling. Their power struggle reveals surprising secrets from their pasts — even as a new Suicide Squad is created to play a key role in the DCU’s ever-evolving future!
On sale September 12 • 1 of 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Edited by Joan Hilty

GREEN LANTERN #23
Written by Geoff Johns
Art and cover by Ivan Reis & Oclair Albert

Fear spreads across the universe as “The Sinestro Corps War” continues! Hal Jordan! John Stewart! Guy Gardner! Kyle Rayner! Trapped in the depths of the Sinestro Corps’ Citadel and face-to-face with the Guardian of Sinestro’s army of fear! What it means will change the entire tide of the war. And as Oa prepares for the ultimate attack, the Guardians come to a terrifying conclusion.
On sale September 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #16
Written by Dave Gibbons
Art and cover by Pat Gleason & Prentis Rollins

“The Sinestro Corps War” continues as Mogo is attacked by the Sinestro Corps. Can the largest Green Lantern of all defend itself from a squadron of Sinestro Corps members?
On sale September 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TALES OF THE SINESTRO CORPS PRESENTS PARALLAX #1
Written by Ron Marz
Art by Adriana Melo & Marlo Alquiza
Cover by Mike McKone & Andy Lanning
Get ready for a new series of specials focusing on members of the Sinestro Corps and tying into the “Sinestro Corps War” crossover! In this initial installment, the writer who introduced Kyle, Ron Marz, dissects what led Kyle to his downfall and explains the
Parallax entity.

On sale September 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

UNCLE SAM AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS #1
Written by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti
Art by Renato Arlem
Cover by Dave Johnson

Because you demanded it…Uncle Sam and the Freedom Fighters return! Fan-favorite writers Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti (Countdown, Jonah Hex) are joined by rising superstar artist Renato Arlem (Hawkgirl, Annihilation: Silver Surfer) and acclaimed cover artist Dave Johnson
(100 bullets, superman: red son) for a new miniseries that promises even more action and surprises than last year’s UNCLE SAM AND THE FREEDOM FIGHTERS!
Spinning out of events in Amazons Attack, Uncle Sam finds himself faced with a changing world and a country torn to pieces. How will he and his Freedom Fighters fit in as part of this new world order?.
On sale September 26 • 1of 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Edited by Tom Palmer Jr.

52 AFTERMATH: THE FOUR HORSEMEN #2
Written by Keith Giffen
Art by Pat Olliffe & John Stanisci
Cover by Ethan Van Sciver

The dead walk as the 6-issue miniseries continues! Azraeuz, the pale rider (Death, to the uninitiated) raises Bialya’s dead to serve the Four Horsemen’s deadly agenda. And when Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman find themselves facing down an entire nation of the living dead while the world watches, you’ll never guess who shows up to lend a helping hand.
On sale September 26 • 2 of 6 • FC, 32 pg, $2.99

52: THE COMPANION TP
Written and illustrated by various
Cover by J.G. Jones
The super-powered stars of 52 are featured in this volume collecting the best of their solo stories. Included here are stories from MYSTERIOUS SUSPENSE #1, GOTHAM CENTRAL #40, ANIMAL MAN #16, DETECTIVE COMICS #350, METAL MEN #45, SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #97, STRANGE ADVENTURES #226, RIP HUNTER: TIME MASTER #97, SECRET ORIGINS #35 and JSA: SAVAGE TIMES!
Advance-solicited; on sale October 17 • 224 pg, FC, $19.99 US

THE QUESTION: ZEN AND VIOLENCE VOL. 1 TP
Written by Dennis O’Neil
Art by Denys Cowan & Rick Magyar
Cover by Cowan & Bill Sienkiewicz
A new trade paperback collecting the 1980s adventures of The Question, the faceless, morally conflicted avenger based in corrupt Hub City! A martial arts master, The Question delved into Eastern philosophy as he battled crime and the crooked politicians of his hometown. This volume, collecting issues #1-6, features appearances by Batman and many of DC’s martial arts heroes.
Advance-solicited; on sale October 3 • 176 pg, FC, $19.99 US

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: THE GREAT DISASTER FEATURING
THE ATOMIC KNIGHTS AND HERCULES VOL. 1 TP
Written by John Broome, Gerry Conway, Jack Kirby and others
Art by Murphy Anderson, Jack Kirby, Walter Simonson and others
This thrilling volume collects futuristic tales from Strange Adventures, First Issue Special, Hercules Unbound, Kamandi, Weird War Tales, House of Mystery, Superman, Amazing World of DC Comics, and House of Secrets!
Advance-solicited; on sale October 24 • 576 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: METAL MEN VOL. 1 TP
Written by Robert Kanigher
Art and cover by Ross Andru & Mike Esposito
From the 1960s comes this volume collecting BRAVE AND THE BOLD #55, METAL MEN #1-16 and SHOWCASE #37-40, starring one of the strangest super-hero teams ever, now featured in a new miniseries! Created by Dr. Will Magnus, the team includes six robotic heroes: noble Gold, powerful Iron, loyal Lead, hot-headed Mercury, timid Tin and lovely Platinum!
Advance-solicited; on sale October 10 • 528 pg, B&W, $16.99 US

ALL STAR BATMAN AND ROBIN, THE BOY WONDER #7
Written by Frank Miller
Art and cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams
Variant cover by Miller

A study in revenge unravels deep in the Batcave and the young Dick Grayson is about to explode! Batman hands over the triggerman behind the Flying Graysons’ murder, but when the killer fingers the criminal mastermind pulling the strings, the Dark Knight and his orphaned aerialist sidekick don’t like what they hear. They don’t’ like it one bit.
Retailers please note: This issue will feature two covers that may be ordered separately. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Jim Lee & Scott Williams), retailers may order one Variant Edition (featuring a cover by Frank Miller). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.

On sale September 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN #669
Written by Grant Morrison
Art and cover by J.H. Williams III

Concluding a 3-part story by Grant Morrison and J.H. Williams III! Batman’s reunion with the Club of Heroes turns into a deathtrap as Robin and the Squire are kidnapped by the Black Glove! And with the Club of Villains lurking in the shadows, can good possibly triumph?
On sale September 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN/LOBO: DEADLY SERIOUS #2
Written by Sam Kieth
Art and cover by Kieth
The riveting conclusion of the epic 2-part team-up! Batman and Lobo, now back on Earth, fight to save the world from the deadly plague that threatens to infect the populace. But what happens when one of our heroes is exposed to it?
On sale September 19 • 2 of 2 • 48 pg, FC, $5.99 US
Prestige Format

BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #9
Written by Michael Green
Art and cover by Denys Cowan & John Floyd
Part 3 of a 6-part Joker tale written by Michael Green (TV’s Heroes)! Before he was the Joker, he and Batman crossed paths… just how responsible is Batman for what he becomes? The joke may be on all of Gotham City when Batman crosses a line very early in his career as the Dark Knight.
On sale September 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DETECTIVE COMICS #836
Written by John Rozum
Art by Tom Mandrake
Cover by Simone Bianchi

Concluding the 2-part story written by John Rozum (MIDNIGHT, MASS)! Scarecrow’s Arkham Asylum prison break and subsequent rampage through Gotham City has Batman and Robin up against the wall! Will Scarecrow dethrone the Dark Knight as the most intimidating person in all of Gotham?
On sale September 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

NIGHTWING #136
Written by Marv Wolfman
Art by Jon Bosco
Cover by Ryan Sook

Nightwing is being set up, but by whom and for what reason? Is it Metal Eddie? If so, what does he want from WayneTech? Is it the new Vigilante? If not, why did he kidnap and torture Dick? Also, why has the unknown assassin returned to
New York? Questions are answered as Nightwing’s past returns
to destroy him.
On sale September 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

CATWOMAN #71
Written by Will Pfeifer
Art by David Lopez & Alvaro Lopez
Cover by Adam Hughes
An AMAZONS ATTACK tie-in! Catwoman’s actions have put her in the bull’s-eye of a rogue Amazon who will stop at nothing to get revenge! If Catwoman can save Gotham City from a terrorist attack, will she be able to escape a hunting warrior?
On sale September 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ROBIN #166
Written by Adam Beechen
Art by Freddie E. Williams II
Cover by Patrick Gleason & Wayne Faucher

Guest-starring Zatara and Ravager! What’s up with Dodge’s team of misfit villains — and what’s Robin doing about them?
On sale September 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ACTION COMICS #856
Written by Geoff Johns & Richard Donner
Art and cover by Eric Powell
The 3-part story “Bizarro World,” with art by Eric Powell (The Goon) continues! Thanks to Superman’s intervention, the denizens of Bizarro World have turned on the ersatz Superman, and Bizarro is murderously vexed! But Bizarro has Pa Kent as a hostage, which means Superman’s just painted himself into a corner — one without a window!
On sale September 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERMAN #667
Written by Kurt Busiek
Art and cover by Carlos Pacheco
& Jesus Merino
Part 1 of the action-packed 2-part finale of “Camelot Falls,” by Kurt Busiek, Carlos Pacheco & Jesus Merino! With the whole world watching, Superman’s on the hunt for Arion. But Subjekt-17 stands in his path — and he’s out for blood! It’s the first of two no-holds-barred slamdowns that will shake Superman’s world to its core, as the biggest Superman epic in years hits its explosive climax!
On sale September 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL #8
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray
Art and cover by Koi Turnbull & Sandra Hope

Art sensation Koi Turnbull and the writing team of Jimmy Palmiotti & Justin Gray wrap up this early adventure of Superman featuring Lex Luthor, Lois Lane and Lori Lemaris!
On sale September 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERMAN/BATMAN #40
Written by Alan Burnett
Art and cover by Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs

Will Batman and Orion’s wife, Bekka, give in to their desire for one another? Find out as Darkseid’s plan begins to come to fruition in “Tormet” part four!
On sale September 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

AQUAMAN: SWORD OF ATLANTIS #56
Written by Tad Williams
Art by Shawn McManus
Cover by Butch Guice
Further revelations abound concerning the murky past of the new Aquaman as he steps forward to embrace his future. He’d better get used to people calling him “Aquaman,” because it seems he’ll be around for a long time in the DCU! Find out why in this issue!
On sale September 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BIRDS OF PREY #110
Written by Tony Bedard
Art by Nicola Scott & Doug Hazlewood
Cover by Stephane Roux

In the aftermath of her new team’s first mission Oracle is reminded of how, sometimes, a smaller task force is needed even on some big assignments.
On sale September 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BLUE BEETLE #19
Written by John Rogers & Keith Giffen
Art by Rafael Albuquerque & David Baldeon
Cover by Cully Hamner

The Beetle’s truce with crimelord La Dama is put to the test when someone puts a Giganta-ic price on her head!
On sale September 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

CHECKMATE #18
Written by Greg Rucka
Art by Joe Bennett & Jack Jadson
Cover by Kalman Andrasofszky

Amanda Waller’s unauthorized Black Ops game is exposed! “The Fall of the Wall” begins here!
On sale September 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE FLASH #232
Written by Mark Waid
Art & cover by Daniel Acuña

What alien menace lies beneath the Flash’s own home?
And what’s his dark, dark family secret — the one that’s helping him keep the peace in Keystone?
On sale September 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #9
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Dale Eaglesham & Ruy Jose
Cover by Alex Ross
Variant cover by Eaglesham & Jose

Don’t miss this important prologue to an event that will rock the world’s first and best super-team! In this issue, a fight between Wildcat and Wildcat; a firehouse pancake breakfast; Power Girl’s quest to unlock the secret’s behind her cousin’s death; Citizen Steel’s new family and the fate of Starman! And that’s just the beginning as we prepare the Justice Society for their newest and most surprising member to date…
Retailers please note: This issue will feature two covers that may be ordered separately. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Alex Ross), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover Eaglesham & Jose). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale September 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

METAL MEN #2
Written by Duncan Rouleau
Art and cover by Rouleau

“Whenever one body exerts force upon a second body, the second body exerts an equal and opposite force upon the first body.”
—Newton’s Second Law of Physics

Unaware that he is a pawn in a ruthless war that spans both time and space, Magnus attempts to rescue his Metal Men from certain destruction while wondering at the same time if he should even create them. Can the greatest robot-maker of all time discover his true path to the future, or is he doomed to wander “Inside In the Inside Out.”
On sale September 5 • 2 of 8 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JLA CLASSIFIED #42-43
Written by Justin Gray
Art by Rick Leonardi & Sean Phillips
Covers by Walter Simonson
JLA CLASSIFIED ships twice in September, kicking off “The Ghosts of Mars!” The Martian Manhunter struggles with the memories of his long dead family…but when the memories fight back, the Manhunter’s position among the Justice League of America is shaken!
Issue #42 on sale Sept. 12; #43 on sale Sept. 26
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JSA CLASSIFIED #30
Written by Arvid Nelson
Art and cover by Alex Sanchez

“Mr. Horrific” Part 2 of 3, guest-starring the JSA! Mr. Terrific stumbles onto a conspiracy in the U.S. Senate with its roots in the earliest days of the Cold War. Forced into the shadows, Terrific must stalk his prey to a desolate, frigid island where the horrific truth is revealed!
On sale September 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

JLA/HITMAN #1
Written by Garth Ennis
Art and Cover by John McCrea

Tommy Monaghan, the long-lost hero of HITMAN, returns in part one of this two-issue miniseries! There’s a problem on the JLA moonbase, and not even the World’s Greatest Heroes can cope by themselves. Can Tommy help them out? Will he? Unpleasant secrets from the past return…on the Darkside.
On sale September 19 • 1 of 2 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

OUTSIDERS #50
Written by Tony Bedard
Art by Matthew Clark
Cover by Manuel Garcia

A new era dawns for the Outsiders! Batman makes a stunning last-minute change to the Outsiders’ new roster — but there’s a bigger surprise in store as the team uncovers a worldwide upheaval within the supervillain community!
On sale September 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • FINAL ISSUE

JONAH HEX #23
Written by Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmiotti
Art and cover by Jordi Bernet

Featuring the phenomenal art of Jordi Bernet! Abandoned in the wilderness with two warring armies both out for his blood, Jonah Hex will have to make peace by shooting and talking to make it out alive.
On sale September 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SHADOWPACT #17
Written by Matt Sturges
Art and cover by Doug Braithwaite
It’s Shadowpact vs. a horde of zombies in an issue written by Matthew Sturges (JACK OF FABLES) and illustrated by Doug Braithwaite (JUSTICE)! Plus, a new villain hits the team at its weakest point! And it’s training day for the Warlock’s daughter; and her tutor is the team member she hates the most!
On sale September 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE SPIRIT #10
Written by Darwyn Cooke
Art by Cooke & J. Bone
Cover by Cooke
The Spirit becomes embroiled in a high-profile murder case that is at the center of a swirling media feeding frenzy. To make matters worse, the victims are the TV personalities who usually fan the flames of discord! But all is not as it seems…
On sale September 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERGIRL AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #34
Written by Tony Bedard
Art and cover by Dennis Calero
The “Quest for Cosmic Boy” continues! Why is Cosmic Boy wanted for War Crimes? Why is his biggest rival, Mekt Ranzz, defending him? Will special prosecutor Tenzil Kem be forced to eat his own words? And what is the Cult of Validus? There are shocking developments on the lightning world of Winath!
On sale September 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

TEEN TITANS #51
Written by Sean McKeever
Art by Alé Garza & Marlo Alquiza
Cover by Alé Garza & Scott Williams
The Titans of Tomorrow are here today! The super-popular future Titans are arrive in our present time , and they’ve already taken out the Justice League. What crucial historical event are they here to stop — or contribute to?
On sale September 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN: RULES OF ENGAGEMENT HC
Written by Andy Diggle
Art and cover by Whilce Portacio & Richard Friend

Writer Andy Diggle (THE LOSERS) joins forces with the acclaimed art team of Whilce Portacio & Richard Friend (WETWORKS) in this hardcover volume collecting the first six issues of BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL! Go back to Batman’s roots and learn where the Dark Knight got the weapons he uses in his war on crime. Discover when Batman first developed his arsenal of technological weapons to combat Lex Luthor’s evil plans to move in and take over Gotham City!
Advance-solicited; on sale November 28 • 160 pg, FC, $24.99 US

BATMAN CHRONICLES VOL. 4 TP
Written by Bill Finger
Art by Bob Kane, Jerry Robinson and others
Cover by Kane
Collecting the adventures of the Dark Knight in chronological order! In this volume, containing DETECTIVE COMICS #51-56, BATMAN #6-7 and WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #2-3, the Dynamic Duo battle the twin menaces of the Scarecrow and the Joker and more!
Advance-solicited; on sale October 3 • 224 pg, FC, $14.99 US

BATMAN ARCHIVES VOL. 7 HC
Written by Bill Finger
Art by Bob Kane, Dick Sprang and others
Cover by Kane
The early adventures of the Dynamic Duo continue with this volume collecting mysteries from DETECTIVE COMICS #136-154, published in the late 1940s. Batman and Robin battle the evil schemes of the Joker, meet the Riddler for the first time, and more!
Advance-solicited; on sale November 14 • 256 pg, FC, $49.99 US

THE CREEPER: WELCOME TO CREEPVILLE TP
Written by Steve Niles Cover by Justiniano & Wong
Art by Justiniano, Steve Scott, Walden Wong and Dan Green
Collecting the 6-issue miniseries written by horror master Niles (30 Days of Night)! TV pundit Jack Ryder is transformed him into the Creeper, a superhuman with incredible strength, agility, stamina and an enhanced healing factor. Ryder dispatches his opponents and now calls forth his bestial alter ego in Gotham’s war on crime.
Advance-solicited; on sale October 31 • 160 pg, FC, $19.99 US

THE FLASH: WONDERLAND TP
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Angel Unzueta & Doug Hazlewood
Cover by Brian Bolland
Collecting the debut story arc by superstar comics writer Geoff Johns from THE FLASH #164-169! Wally West finds himself without his super speed in a darker, mirror version of Keystone City. Can a powerless Flash defeat Captain Cold and Mirror Master to save the city he loves?
Advance-solicited; on sale October 31 • 144 pg, FC, $12.99 US

JACK KIRBY’S FOURTH WORLD
OMNIBUS VOL. 3 HC
Written by Jack Kirby
Art by Kirby & Mike Royer
Cover by Kirby

The third of four volumes collecting Jack Kirby’s classic 1970s classic “Fourth World” magnum opus! In this volume collecting THE NEW GODS #7-10, THE FOREVER PEOPLE #8-10, SUPERMAN’S PAL JIMMY OLSEN #146-148, MISTER MIRACLE #7-10, Darkseid’s deadly schemes reach Earth as Orion of the New Gods battles Kalibak, son of Darkseid, the Forever People run afoul of the DC Comics hero Deadman and more!
Advance-solicited; on sale November 21 • 396 pg, FC, $49.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE ELITE VOL. 2 TP
Written by Joe Kelly
Art and cover by Doug Mahnke & Tom Nguyen
In this volume collecting the final 8 issues of the hit miniseries, the JLA splinter team burrows deeper into the inner circle of an alien drug cartel…that is, until their cover is blown! Meanwhile, in the farthest reaches of the galaxy, a new villain has risen from the Source Wall. Her name is Eve, and the only thing she’s looking to create is the destruction of the Elite . . . and the world!
Advance-solicited; on sale October 24 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US

JUSTICE LEAGUE ELITE VOL. 1 TP
Written by Joe Kelly
Art and cover by Doug Mahnke & Tom Nguyen

Reoffered to coincide with JUSTICE LEAGUE ELITE VOL. 2, this volume collects ACTION COMICS #775, JLA #100, JLA SECRET FILES 2004 (lead story), and JUSTICE LEAGUE ELITE #1-4! Several Leaguers go undercover to work with Vera Black and her super-powered team, the Elite.
On sale September 5 • 208 pg, FC, $19.99 US • Relist

THE HELMET OF FATE TP
Written by Gail Simone, Steve Niles, Steve Gerber, Bill Willingham and Tad Williams
Art by Scott Hampton, Shawn McManus, Duncan Rouleau, Peter Snejbjerg, Phil Winslade and others
Cover by Brian Bolland
Collecting the five specials that determined who will be the
new Dr. Fate!
Advance-solicited; on sale October 3 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US

MYSTERY IN SPACE VOL. 1 TP
Written by Jim Starlin
Art by Shane Davis, Starlin, Matt Banning and others
Cover by Davis
Discover the origin of the new Captain Comet and find out how he is connected to his predecessor who was killed in the pages of the critically acclaimed series 52. This volume collects MYSTERY IN SPACE #1-5. Volume 2, due in 2008, will collect issues #6-8 plus the original THE WEIRD miniseries.
Advance-solicited; on sale October 10 • 208 pg, FC, $17.99 US

NIGHTWING: LOVE AND WAR TP
Written by Marv Wolfman
Art by Dan Jurgens, Jamal Igle and others Cover by Ryan Sook
In this volume collecting issues #125-132, Nightwing faces off against Raptor, a powerful new foe wanted by the police for murder. Nightwing finds himself in the uncomfortable position of trying to save the villain from the law and the mysterious people who are trying to kill him after he discovers the possibility that this criminal didn’t kill anyone.
Advance-solicited; on sale October 10 • 192 pg, FC, $14.99 US

SUPERMAN: THE BOTTLE CITY OF KANDOR TP
Written by Edmond Hamilton and others
Art by Curt Swan and others

Don’t miss this Silver Age collection of the best of the Kandor stories, in which Superman and Jimmy Olsen shrink down to battle as Kandor’s own costumed heroes, Nightwing and Flamebird! This volume collects stories from ACTION COMICS, SUPERMAN and more!
Advance-solicited; on sale October 17 • 200 pg, FC, $14.99 US

WONDER WOMAN: LOVE AND MURDER HC
Written by Jodi Picoult
Art by Terry Dodson, Drew Johnson and others
Cover by Terry Dodson & Rachel Dodson

Best-selling author Jodi Picoult (Nineteen Minutes, The Tenth Circle, My Sister’s Keeper), takes Wonder Woman on a collision course with the Amazons in this hardcover volume collecting WONDER WOMAN #6-10!
The action begins when Wonder Woman, in her disguise as Special Agent Diana Prince of the Department of Metahuman affairs, is assigned to capture Wonder Woman. How can she accomplish this impossible job without revealing her secret identity? This is just the start of the Amazon Warrior’s problems as Diana must relearn how to exist as a human being while a deadly foe begins to close a net on her, leading to a catastrophic outcome!
Advance-solicited; on sale November 14 • 128 pg, FC, $19.99 US

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