From DC Entertainment

Dec. 12, 2011

JUSTICE LEAGUE #7

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art by GENE HA and GARY FRANK

Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS

1:25 Variant cover by GARY FRANK

1:200 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE

On sale MARCH 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.

Now that the team’s origin story is complete, starting with this issue we shift to the present-day Justice League! What has changed? Who has joined the team since? Featuring artwork by Gene Ha, the story also reintroduces the team’s greatest champion: Steve Trevor!

Also starting in this issue: “The Curse of Shazam!” featuring a story by Geoff Johns and art by Gary Frank! Discover Billy Batson’s place in DC Comics – The New 52 as we reveal his all-new origin story!

This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition, polybagged with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #7

Written by DAN JURGENS

Art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT RYAN

Cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND

On sale MARCH 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

With the Signal Men defeated and Earth saved from certain annihilation, the members of Justice League International expected to bask in glory and appreciation. Such is not the case as a new threat, one far more dangerous than anyone dared suspect, emerges and attacks with dire results, forever altering the team and sending it in a bold, new and unexpected direction.

 

AQUAMAN #7

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO

1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS and

JOE PRADO

On sale MARCH 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover

will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.

Who destroyed Atlantis? In the start of a new storyline, we follow the hunter as he stalks and kills his prey, claiming their weapons and armor as trophies. A golden shield, a golden helm…and the final prize is the most powerful of all: a golden trident. The only problem is, he’s going to have to go through Aquaman to get it. Who is he? What is the secret of Aquaman’s trident? And how does this all tie into the destruction of Atlantis?

 

WONDER WOMAN #7

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO

Art and cover by CLIFF CHIANG

1:25 B&W Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG

On sale MARCH 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.

Remember the myth of Orpheus? Wonder Woman certainly does. And we hope she’s learned its lessons well, because someone she dearly loves is in Hell’s clutches – and she’s the only one who can mount a rescue mission! But Hades has no mercy, even for his own family – in fact, especially for his own family – and he doesn’t intend to let her walk out of his domain without paying a terrible price!

 

THE FLASH #7

Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO

Variant cover by DALE KEOWN

1:200 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL

On sale MARCH 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.

Captain Cold is back – and he’s more dangerous than ever! Seeking revenge on The Flash, he must convince the rest of the Rogues to reunite one last time. But what tore them apart before? And what did The Flash do to earn their deadly scorn? Find out here!

 

CAPTAIN ATOM #7

Written by J.T. KRUL

Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II

Cover by MIKE CHOI

On sale MARCH 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

This issue’s got all the answers! Why did Nathaniel Adam sign up for Megala’s experiment? How did he become Captain Atom? Do his powers have any limits? And what’s the deal with those numbers? It’s time to explore the past, present, and future of Captain Atom as he tries to stop a catastrophic event even though he’s already too late!

 

THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #7

Written by JOE HARRIS and ETHAN VAN SCIVER

Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER

On sale MARCH 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

New co-writer Joe Harris (Ghost Projekt) joins Ethan Van Sciver in this white-hot jumping-on issue! Plus: Van Sciver provides interior art for what’s sure to be one of the most talked-about comics of the year! As the fallout from the recent rogue Firestorm attack spreads and threatens to bring down Zither-Tech and the Firestorm Protocols, Ronnie Raymond pursues the Russian Nuclear Man Pozhar on what may well turn out to be a suicide mission. Meanwhile, Jason Rusch is made an offer he can’t refuse. Separated in an evolving game of international atomic brinkmanship, each Firestorm faces a world more dangerous than he ever imagined... while one gets a life-altering shock you’ll never forget!

 

GREEN ARROW #7

Written by ANN NOCENTI

Art by HARVEY TOLIBAO

Cover by HOWARD PORTER

On sale MARCH 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Green Arrow’s gone looking for trouble, and he’s found it – in triplicate! Three women who give new meaning to the term “drop dead gorgeous” have our hero outnumbered and outgunned! Collectively, they’re called “Skylark,” and they’ve been sent on a secret mission with Oliver Queen as its focus! Who’s directing them, what is their shadowy goal and will Ollie let his guard down and be gulled by these beautiful and deadly adversaries? Join new creative team Anne Nocenti and Harvey Tolibao as they chart the next chapter in the life of Oliver Queen!

 

MISTER TERRIFIC #7

Written by ERIC WALLACE

Art by GIANLUCA GUGLIOTTA and WAYNE FAUCHER

Cover by J.G. JONES

On sale MARCH 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

When a mysterious ghost ship appears in Los Angeles harbor, Mister Terrific must investigate his strangest case yet! Supernatural horror quickly gives way to a nuclear nightmare as L.A.’s protector uncovers a terrorist plot to destroy the city. But while Mister Terrific fights for the City of Angels, a shocking new villain rises from the ashes of betrayal. Get ready to meet Digitus, the unstoppable monstrosity who can outthink Mister Terrific!

 

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #7

Written by DAN DIDIO and JERRY ORDWAY

Art by JERRY ORDWAY

Cover by RYAN SOOK

On sale MARCH 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

What do you do when death wears the face of the one you loved? That’s what June Robbins must deal with, as the one person who didn’t survive last issue’s crash, Ace, returns in a monstrous new form, determined to end the lives of June and the Challengers of the Unknown! Get ready for a globe-hopping, reality-warping thrill ride from Dan DiDio and Jerry Ordway!

 

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #7

Written by TONY S. DANIEL and JAMES BONNY

Art and cover by PHILIP TAN

On sale MARCH 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Hawkman battles an army of living corpses raised from the dead by the power of the Mortis Orb. Now that the ancient relic is in the possession of the Gentleman Ghost, thousands of lives might be snuffed out in an instant. It will take a team-up with New York City’s own Static to stop this undead threat!

 

ACTION COMICS #7

Written by GRANT MORRISON

Backup story written by SHOLLY FISCH

Art by RAGS MORALES and RICK BRYANT

Backup story art by BRAD WALKER

Cover by RAGS MORALES

Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO

1:200 B&W Variant cover by RAGS MORALES

On sale MARCH 7 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $4.99 US

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.

Metropolis has been captured! To save it, Superman must push the limits of his nascent powers as never before! Aboard the ship that has the city captive, The Man of Steel finds an important tool that may help him defeat Metal-zero and his boss!

And as Superman fights foes in the sky, Steel must do what he can to protect those still in danger on the ground in a backup story by Sholly Fisch and Brad Walker!

This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition, polybagged with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

SUPERMAN #7

Written by KEITH GIFFEN and DAN JURGENS

Art by DAN JURGENS and JESUS MERINO

Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO

1:25 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO

On sale MARCH 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.

The start of an insanely epic arc from the new writing team of Keith Giffen and Dan Jurgens! New love interests, new roommates, and a new foe: the wicked Helspont! What does this monster want with Superman, and how does it all connect to the Daemonites?

 

SUPERBOY #7

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL

Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN

Cover by SHANE DAVIS

On sale MARCH 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Superboy’s come back to N.O.W.H.E.R.E. with vengeance on his mind – but Rose Wilson is waiting for him. Right from the start, she was the one meant to bring him down when he went out of control – and this fight is going to be out of control! What can one woman with swords do against the most powerful teenager in the world? You – and Superboy – will be very surprised indeed!

 

SUPERGIRL #7

Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON

Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR

On sale MARCH 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

It’s Supergirl versus the Worldkillers! But who are they, and where did they come from? What is their connection to Krypton? More important, can the Girl of Steel stop them before they make good on their names and destroy Earth?

 

BATMAN #7

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art by GREG CAPULLO and JONATHAN GLAPION

Cover by GREG CAPULLO

Variant cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN

1:200 B&W Variant cover by GREG CAPULLO

On sale MARCH 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Combo pack edition: $3.99 US

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.

Batman may have survived the Court of Owls’ first strike (barely), but even as he recuperates, the Court is preparing to launch its most deadly and sweeping attack yet. Plus: The secrets revealed in this issue will change Batman’s world forever! You won’t want to miss the issue everyone will be talking about!

This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition, polybagged with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

 

DETECTIVE COMICS #7

Written by TONY S. DANIEL

Art and cover by TONY S. DANIEL and SANDU FLOREA

1:25 B&W Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL

On sale MARCH 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.

Batman uncovers the truth behind a string of underworld killings involving a guest at the Penguin’s Iceberg Casino, but time is running out! Is unimaginable terror about to strike on the floating gambling den? And what will Bruce Wayne do now that he’s discovered some of Charlotte’s most well kept – and darkest – secrets? It’s death and destruction in the highest of high stakes games at the Iceberg Casino!

 

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #7

Written by PAUL JENKINS and DAVID FINCH

Art and cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND

1:25 B&W Variant cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND

On sale MARCH 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format. You’ve never seen Bane versus Batman like this before! Since the start of this best-selling series, Bane has been dragging The Dark Knight through a twisted terrain of horror and fear – but two can play that game! Don’t miss this shocking issue as Batman pushes himself further than ever to fight against his deepest demons. And what happens to The Flash and Poison Ivy? Pick up BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #7 to find out!

 

BATWING #7

Written by JUDD WINICK

Art by BEN OLIVER

Cover by JASON FABOK

On sale MARCH 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Batwing comes to Gotham City! Batwing and Batman race back to the city hoping to stop the killer Massacre from assassinating the last two members of Africa’s lost super-team, The Kingdom! Meanwhile, Nightwing, Batgirl, and Robin are already on the ground leading the search. Plus: The dark past of the Kingdom is revealed!

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN #7

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAY

On sale MARCH 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Batman finally discovers NoBody’s lair and must confront Robin and NoBody in an explosive, brutal battle that will shake them all to their very core!

 

BIRDS OF PREY #7

Written by DUANE SWIERCZYNSKI

Art by JESUS SAIZ and JAVIER PINA

Cover by JESUS SAIZ

On sale MARCH 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Go ahead. Skip this issue. You’ll only be missing 20 pages of insane, wall-to-wall action as the Birds of Prey finally catch and unmask the elusive mind-controlling villain known as “Choke” – only to discover that he’s turned one of their own against them! You’ll also be missing Black Canary vs. Ivy! Batgirl vs. Starling! Katana versus…well, that would be spoiling things, wouldn’t it? BIRDS OF PREY #7: The comic for people who think there’s not enough fighting in comics.

 

BATWOMAN #7

Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN

Art by AMY REEDER and ROB HUNTER

Cover by AMY REEDER

1:25 B&W Variant cover by AMY REEDER

On sale MARCH 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.

Six lives on converging courses that will change them forever...

Batwoman, in a hidden lair beneath Gotham Harbor, faces a horde of monsters inspired by urban legends led by Falchion, an evil mastermind.

Jacob Kane waits in agony for some sign of life.

Kate Kane tries to enjoy new romance as the werebeast Abbot begs for her help.

Maro, an enigmatic wizard, evokes an evil that all children fear: their own reflections in a darkened mirror.

Detective Maggie Sawyer is caught in a turf war between The Werebeast Cult and The Medusa Syndicate.

DEO Agent Cameron Chase struggles with a new operative who refuses to be controlled.

It’s all coming in “To Drown the World,” part 2.

 

BATGIRL #7

Written by GAIL SIMONE

Art and cover by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES

On sale MARCH 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

One dark, tragic night, The Joker shattered the life of Barbara Gordon in the landmark story BATMAN: THE KILLING JOKE. In this issue, see a side of that story that has never before been told, as BATGIRL faces the demons of her past! And if that’s not enough, a deadly new gentleman killer, Grotesque, stalks the streets of Gotham City!

 

RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #7

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL

Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT

On sale MARCH 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Red Hood is convinced that the super assassin Essence set him up in his battle against the Untitled...and Arsenal and Starfire are prepared to help him get some payback! Plus: The trio learn that the super-villain known as Crux might be a kindred spirit after all! And the murderous Suzie Shu waits in the wings for her revenge!

 

NIGHTWING #7

Written by KYLE HIGGINS

Art by EDDY BARROWS and PAULO SIQUEIRA

Cover by EDDY BARROWS

On sale MARCH 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

RATED T

Nightwing vs. Saiko! The truth about Haly’s Circus! A tribute show for the Flying Graysons! They’re all in this amazing issue! Of course, there’s no way they could be related...right? Plus: As the answers regarding Haly’s Circus are revealed, what do they mean for Dick Grayson’s future in Gotham City? And more important, his future as Nightwing? Be here to find out!

 

CATWOMAN #7

Written by JUDD WINICK

Art and cover by GUILLEM MARCH

On sale MARCH 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

In the wake of her run-in with Batman and the loss of someone very dear to her, Catwoman turns over a new leaf. With a new attitude, a new partner and a new game plan, she embarks on a new journey: She’s stealing hot cars. The competition isn’t too happy about it, and the Gotham PD are that much closer to nailing her. There’s only one way out: Drive really, really fast.

 

GREEN LANTERN #7

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art by DOUG MAHNKE and CHRISTIAN ALAMY

Cover by DOUG MAHNKE

Variant cover by IAN CHURCHILL

1:200 B&W variant cover by DOUG MAHNKE

On sale MARCH 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.

“The Secret of the Indigo Tribe,” part 1! The GL team of Hal Jordan and Sinestro must investigate a crime that leads them to the Indigo homeworld in deep space. And what they find there will not only shock them, but also change the way you look at Lantern lore!

 

GREEN LANTERN CORPS #7

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art by CLAUDE ST. AUBIN and SCOTT HANNA

Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO

On sale MARCH 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

In the aftermath of the bloody first arc of the series, John Stewart must bring the body of a fallen Lantern back to his family. But how can John tell them the truth: that he caused this Lantern’s death!

 

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS #7

Written by TONY BEDARD

Art and cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT

1:25 B&W Variant cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT

On sale MARCH 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.

World breaker and sun killer: Invictus has come to remake us all into his vision of perfection – he just needs to burn everything in his path first. In the New Guardians’ most desperate hour, Red Lantern Bleez returns, but is even her rage a match for the wrath of a living god? All this and the origin of Invictus – and how it all ties back to Larfleeze!

 

RED LANTERNS #7

Written by PETER MILLIGAN

Art by ED BENES and ROB HUNTER

Cover by ED BENES

On sale MARCH 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

It’s Green Lantern Guy Gardner vs. the first Red Lantern of Earth! Rancorr – once the human John Moore – was born in the fires of heartbreak and rage, but why are his powers work unlike any other Red Lantern’s? And why will he be such an important player in the upcoming Red Lantern civil war?

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #7

Written by PETER MILLIGAN

Art and cover by MIKEL JANIN

On sale MARCH 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Straight off the shocking events of last month’s I, VAMPIRE #6, vampires across the world have gone berserk, attacking anyone and everyone with a pulse. Fearing her apocalyptic vision of the future has come to pass, Madame Xanadu mobilizes the team to intervene. But everything the JL Dark members know about how to slay a vampire is useless, for the world has changed. It’s a crossover that had to be, continuing into this month’s I, VAMPIRE #7!

 

SWAMP THING #7

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

1:25 B&W Variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

On sale MARCH 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.

Moss fills lungs. Leaves scrape across skin and wood against bone. A Swamp Thing is rising in The Green’s hour of darkest need…but is Alec Holland a part of it? Or is he just bleeding out in a ditch? And as Alec falls, a horrible champion is taking the throne of the Bone Kingdom at Sethe’s right hand!

 

ANIMAL MAN #7

Written by JEFF LEMIRE

Art by TRAVEL FOREMAN and STEVE PUGH

Cover by TRAVEL FOREMAN

On sale MARCH 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

“Animal vs. Man” part 1! As the forces of the Rot continue to pursue The Bakers across the backwoods of America, Cliff and Buddy decide to get in some quality father-and-son time. Plus, Buddy has a terrifying vision of things to come!

 

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #7

Written by JEFF LEMIRE

Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI

Cover by J.G. JONES

On sale MARCH 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The siege on S.H.A.D.E. City comes to a bloody conclusion, and it may mean the end of the Creature Commandos! With the Hub under Humanid control and Nina’s evil monsters staging a coup, S.H.A.D.E. headquarters is in total disarray. But nothing can prepare Frankenstein for the terrible secret that lies beneath it all!

 

I, VAMPIRE #7

Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV

Art and cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO

On sale MARCH 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Straight off the shocking events of last issue and continuing the story from this month’s JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #7, Andrew Bennett finds himself in a place he never thought he’d reach during his countless decades walking the Earth. But his absence on Earth signals a deadly loss of order in the vampire hierarchy, as the savage attack on humanity he’s long feared looks like its coming to pass.

 

O.M.A.C. #7

Written by DAN DIDIO and KEITH GIFFEN

Art and cover by KEITH GIFFEN and SCOTT KOBLISH

On sale MARCH 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Kevin Kho wakes to find himself trapped inside the Toledo Zoo and unable to “Omactivate”! But things turn really weird when he discovers the animals can talk – and they all live in fear of the horrific taskmaster known as Warden Gaym. Now Kevin’s only hope to escape is to go through the place the terrified animals call “The Evil Factory.”

 

RESURRECTION MAN #7

Written by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING

Art by FERNANDO DAGNINO

Cover by RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE

On sale MARCH 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

The Resurrection Man is on the run! Mitch Shelley was able to escape Arkham, but now Gotham City’s S.W.A.T. team is on his tail. And that’s not the only thing chasing after him…

 

DEMON KNIGHTS #7

Written by PAUL CORNELL

Art by DIOGENES NEVES and OCLAIR ALBERT

Cover by MIKE CHOI

On sale MARCH 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

This is it! The walls have fallen, the battle is joined, and the only possible outcome is death…but the Demon Knights keep fighting! History has a grand destiny in store for this alliance of unlikely outcasts – should they survive this issue, that is! After all, beyond the mountains, on the road to Alba Sarum, greater evils than the Horde are lurking...

 

STORMWATCH #7

Written by PAUL JENKINS

Art and cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA

1:25 B&W Variant cover by MIGUEL SEPULVEDA

On sale MARCH 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.

They’ve come to steal Earth’s gravity! When a scientific experiment tears a hole in the barrier between dimensions, gravity miners from a forbidden universe invade our world! Can Stormwatch – with their ranks depleted after the cataclysmic events of last issue – find a way to repel alien excavators that shred our reality with every touch?

 

DEATHSTROKE #7

Written by KYLE HIGGINS

Art by JOE BENNETT and ART THIBERT

Cover by SIMON BISLEY

On sale MARCH 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

For weeks, Deathstroke has fought to learn the identity of the person manipulating him from the shadows – the person who sent him the briefcase and created the Legacy identity. Now, Slade will face this threat head on as an important figure from his past returns with a vengeance. Throw everything you thought you knew about Slade Wilson out the window, because everything changes after this issue’s unbelievable battle!

 

GRIFTER #7

Written by NATHAN EDMONDSON

Art and cover by SCOTT CLARK and DAVE BEATY

On sale MARCH 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Guest-starring MIDNIGHTER! A voice is calling from the Himalayas; a dark secret awaits Grifter. He tracks it down, only to discover that the secret has a protector: Midnighter, who must not allow Grifter to leave the mountains alive. A massive battle on treacherous ice slopes shows Grifter that he’s in a world of heroes he cannot defeat and opens him up to new world-changing secrets as deadly as they are powerful.

 

VOODOO #7

Written by JOSH WILLIAMSON

Art by SAMI BASRI

Cover by JOHN TYLER CHRISTOPHER

On sale MARCH 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

RATED T+

After returning to the Daemonite space station hunting for answers, Voodoo learns that you should careful what you wish for. Will the truth of the Daemonite hybrids force Voodoo to turn on her masters or will she finally succumb to her dark side?

 

SUICIDE SQUAD #7

Written by ADAM GLASS

Art by CLAYTON HENRY

Cover by IVAN REIS and EBER FERREIRA

On sale MARCH 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Hunted through the streets of Gotham City, her former teammates on the Suicide Squad in relentless pursuit – Harley Quinn is out of friends, out of luck and out of time. Will Harley find The Joker before the Squad finds her? Place your bets, people: It’s Harley Quinn vs. the Suicide Squad! Plus: Harley’s origin revealed – it ain’t pretty!

 

BLACKHAWKS #7

Written by MIKE COSTA

Art by CAFU and BIT

Cover by KEN LASHLEY

On sale MARCH 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

The Blackhawks have always worked in the shadows, hidden away from public view – but now that they’ve been caught on video, and that video has gone viral, the game has changed. Their U.N. masters have added Valkyrie to the team, a woman as skilled at navigating the world of public relations as she is at flying cutting-edge aircraft – it’s too bad the rest of the Blackhawks hate her guts! But while the Blackhawks’ greater mission is public knowledge, team leader Lincoln is still keeping some serious secrets!

 

MEN OF WAR #7

Written by JAMES ROBINSON and J.T. KRUL

Art by SCOTT KOLINS and PHIL WINSLADE

Cover by VIKTOR KALVACHEV

On sale MARCH 7 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

It’s not the War on Drugs, but these SAS soldiers find themselves battling for control of a poppy field. Can they knock out this Taliban cell’s money source in order to win the bigger battle? Plus: It might have been battle skill or luck that helped Blake survive the crash of his patrol helicopter in Iraq – but which will get him through returning to civilian life?

 

ALL-STAR WESTERN #7

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art by MORITAT, PATRICK SCHERBERGER and DAN GREEN

Cover by LADRONN

On sale MARCH 28 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T+

Jonah Hex tracks the kidnapper Thurston Moody to New Orleans in pursuit of his bounty. But he and Amadeus Arkham find New Orleans under attack by the August 7, a group of anti-immigrant, steampunk terrorists. Only the renowned Nighthawk and Cinnamon stand between the terrorists and the immigrant workforce of this city. Hex consents to put the bounty aside (for the moment) to help his friends and finds himself in a battle to the death! Plus: Some of the best love stories are tempered with revenge, especially in the case of Nighthawk and Cinnamon.

 

HAWK AND DOVE #7

Written by ROB LIEFELD

Art and cover by ROB LIEFELD

On sale MARCH 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

While dealing with their complicated relationship, Hank and Dawn face an attack from a mysterious hunter who reveals a larger conspiracy involving the heroic duo! Legendary creator Rob Liefeld continues his solo run on HAWK AND DOVE as writer and artist with this explosive issue!

 

TEEN TITANS #7

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL

Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND

1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND

On sale MARCH 28 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.

Are the Teen Titans ready to stage an assault on N.O.W.H.E.R.E.? No way! But as Red Robin explains to the rest of his team, they’ll have to rally to save the Superboy from certain death. And through all of this, only Solstice learns a secret Red Robin has been hiding that could tear the team apart just as they have finally come together!

 

STATIC SHOCK #7

Written by MARC BERNARDIN

Art by SCOTT McDANIEL and ANDY OWENS

Cover by KHARY RANDOLPH

On sale MARCH 7 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Static seeks information at S.T.A.R. Labs in regard to his sisters, only to discover that they’ve walked in on a heist. Introducing the intangible Phayze, who’s out to steal tech that could change the world. How can Static defeat a villain he can’t touch, protect his sisters from rampaging drones, and keep his alias a secret? It’s just another spark of excitement for this electromagnetic teenager! Featuring the debut of new series new writer Marc Bernardin (THE AUTHORITY, THE HIGHWAYMEN, TV’s Alphas) as we begin an exciting new chapter in a young hero’s story.

 

BLUE BEETLE #7

Written by TONY BEDARD

Art by IG GUARA and J.P. MAYER

Cover by HOWARD PORTER and RAY McCARTHY

On sale MARCH 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

He will peel Blue Beetle out of his armor and crush the flesh beneath! He’s Silverback, the one-man tank, and he’s coming for the alien scarab that grants Beetle his powers. But if Beetle can barely control those powers, will he finally embrace the scarab’s true purpose and become the weapon destined to conquer Earth? The decision Jaime makes in this issue will change his life forever!

 

LEGION LOST #7

Written by TOM DeFALCO

Art and cover by PETE WOODS

On sale MARCH 14 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

New writer Tom DeFalco (Spider-Girl, SUPERMAN BEYOND) comes on board to take LEGION LOST to new heights! The hulking member Tellus receives a distressing, telepathic cry for help from a woman being tortured. So why does the Legion refuse to come to the rescue?

 


LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #7

Written by PAUL LEVITZ

Art by FRANCIS PORTELA

Cover by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY

On sale MARCH 21 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Marooned in a lake of fire, Element Lad, Chemical Kid and Sun Boy face an ecological disaster of 31st-century proportions! And Dragonwing’s got troubles of her own – with her sister’s claws at her throat! Meanwhile, at the edges of United Planets space, the Dominators haven’t forgotten their humiliation at the Legion’s hands…and the next stage of their plan is about to explode!

 

BATMAN: DEATH BY DESIGN DELUXE EDITION HC

Written by CHIP KIDD

Art and cover by DAVE TAYLOR

On sale MAY 30 • 112 pg, 6.75” x 10.25”, FC, $24.99 US

In this new, original graphic novel from superstar writer/designer Chip Kidd and artist Dave Taylor, Gotham City is undergoing one of the most expansive construction booms in its history. The most prestigious architects from across the globe have buildings in various phases of completion all over town. As chairman of the Gotham Landmarks Commission, Bruce Wayne has been a key part of this boom, which signals a golden age of architectural ingenuity for the city. And then, the explosions begin.

All manner of design-related malfunctions – faulty crane calculations, sturdy materials suddenly collapsing, software glitches, walkways giving way and more – cause casualties across the city. This bizarre string of seemingly random catastrophes threatens to bring down the whole construction industry. Fingers are pointed as Batman must somehow solve the problem and find whoever is behind it all.

 

DC UNIVERSE ONLINE LEGENDS #25-26

Written by MARV WOLFMAN

Art by MIKE S. MILLER, HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY

Cover #25 by MIKE S. MILLER

Cover #26 by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY

#25 on sale MARCH 7

#26 on sale MARCH 21 • FINAL ISSUE

32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

Lex Luthor and the remaining super powered heroes on Earth have sprung their trap on Brainiac...and the real war begins! The events in this issue will be talked about for years to come!

The battle that DCUO Legends has been building to for over a year is finally here: Brainiac versus The Man of Steel! But will even Superman be powerful enough to stop this universal evil? And what stunning role will Lex Luthor play in the events? Find out in the stunning series conclusion!

 

BATMAN: ODYSSEY VOL. 2 #6

Written by NEAL ADAMS

Art and cover by NEAL ADAMS

1:10 B&W variant cover by NEAL ADAMS

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

On sale MARCH 21 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US, 6 of 7 • RATED T

Faced with the deaths of Talia, himself and everything Bruce Wayne holds dear, Bruce (Batman) and his new friends Bat Man and Primus have put life on hold to make their way through the strangest place in Earth: the underworld. There, Batman lays his life on the line to find the answer that will save lives – but will the price be his own soul?

 

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #2

Written by ADAM BEECHEN, DEREK FRIDOLFS and DUSTIN NGUYEN

Art by NORM BREYFOGLE, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS

Cover by DUSTIN NGUYEN

On sale MARCH 21 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

The excitement continues in this oversized title chronicling the adventures in the Beyond Universe and making their print debut here!

One of Batman’s most explosive villains is back! In an effort to regain his status in the criminal underworld, however, he loses the one thing he loves best...and now all of Gotham may pay the price!

The new Justice League Beyond adventure continues, as the League goes in search of AWOL member Micron – who may or may not have gone native while investigating Kobra! A larger, darker secret is about to be revealed...and it could spell doom for Earth!

 

NIGHT FORCE #1

Written by MARV WOLFMAN

Art by TOM MANDRAKE

Cover by LEONARDO MANCO

On sale MARCH 7 • 32 pg, FC, 1 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T

Marv Wolfman reimagines his classic adventure series for the new millennium!

There’s a conspiracy under way that’s been going on for hundreds of years. One determined cop has unknowingly scratched the surface and suddenly finds himself summoned to Wintersgate Manor. But this chilling menace may prove to be too big even for Baron Winters.

 

THE RAY #4

Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI

Art by JAMAL IGLE and RICH PERROTTA

Cover by JAMAL IGLE

On sale MARCH 14 • 32 pg, FC, 4 of 4, $2.99 US • RATED T

The final conflict between The Ray and the evil maestro who has been behind all his woes comes to a conclusion. Lucien will need to take his powers to an all-new level to defeat the evil Director and his reality warping abilities.

 

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS #5

Written by NICK SPENCER

Backup story written by MICHAEL USLAN

Art by WES CRAIG and MIKE CHOI

Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT

On sale MARCH 21 • 40 pg, FC, 5 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T

The amazing Mike Choi (X-Force) contributes a sequence in the latest chapter of the miniseries that has everyone talking! The jaw-dropping twists continue, as true intentions come to light, enemies and allies thought long gone return, and the death toll continues to rise…

Plus, the start of a two-part backup story starring the all-new Undersea Agent on a deadly solo mission!

 

 

LEGION: SECRET ORIGIN #6

Written by PAUL LEVITZ

Art and cover by CHRIS BATISTA and MARC DEERING

On sale MARCH 28 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T

It’s the climactic conclusion as full-on war breaks out across the United Planets. But there is hope, as the Legionnaires have finally come together to confront the evil behind the attacks on their homeworlds. Will it be in time, and do they have enough power on their own to survive their darkest hour?

 

HUNTRESS #6

Written by PAUL LEVITZ

Art by MARCOS TO and JOHN DELL

Cover by GUILLEM MARCH

On sale MARCH 7 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $2.99 US • RATED T

The shattering conclusion as Huntress, with a billion-euro price on her head and a warrant for her arrest from Interpol, has one last battle to fight before she can leave Italy alive! And don’t miss the surprise guest-star at the end of this issue!

 

 

MY GREATEST ADVENTURE #6

Written by AARON LOPRESTI, KEVIN MAGUIRE and MATT KINDT

Art by SCOTT KOLINS, AARON LOPRESTI, MATT RYAN and KEVIN MAGUIRE

Cover by WALTER SIMONSON

On sale MARCH 14 • 40 pg, FC, 6 of 6, $3.99 US • RATED T

Robotman might be able to reconcile man and machine – but can he open his digital heart to the woman who’s been beside him all along? And Garbage Man faces off against the man who destroyed his life, but is any of his old life left to win back? Will the space-traveling Tanga find a place to call home – or at least defeat all the monsters so she can visit for a while?

 

THE SHADE #6

Written by JAMES ROBINSON

Art by JAVIER PULIDO

Cover by TONY HARRIS

1:10 Variant cover by JAVIER PULIDO

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

On sale MARCH 14 • 32 pg, FC, 6 of 12, $2.99 US • RATED T+

An immortal villain named The Inquisitor enacts his plan to bring hell to Earth, starting in Barcelona. Luckily for the city (and the rest of the world), the Shade happens to be in town… Don’t miss out on a series that MTV Geek calls “a perfect comic book”!

 

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It looks like they're giving Captain Cold natural ice powers. Troubling.

They also are taking another stab of "upgrading" Captain Marvel for the DCnU. More troubling.

A new origin for Harley Quinn and "it ain't pretty". More more troubling.

The first chapter of the next TPB for ALL the titles. Most troubling.

None of the 52 have been cancelled. A bit surprising.

Night Force #1 of 6. By Marv Wolfman. Hmmmm.... 

 

They should have Captain Cold be the avatar of an Arctic Elemental, and not mention Alan Moore in any of the credits at all.  :-)

 

Troubling.

More troubling.

More more troubling.

Most troubling.

 

Also:

 

None of the 52 have been cancelled.

 

Perhaps all these comics are doing well with a fairly new audience, and DC have left us old guys behind, at last.

 

If so, to quote the above:  "It aint pretty."

If they are that successful, great. But they all can't be selling as well as Justice League or any of the myriad Batman, Green Lantern, X-Men, Avengers books. And DC said that they were going to be very agressive in cancelling the poorer selling titles. I really can't believe that Mister Terrific, Batwing, Grifter, Deathstroke, Men of War, Blackhawks and Voodoo are performing well enough to go for another 6 issues.

If they are, why talk about a second wave of titles?

There was that interview with the marketing guy, who said they were very happy that they are only considering axing some of these after 8 issues rather than after 4 (which they were seemingly initially prepared to do).  The sales are probably strong on most of them by pre-September standards anyway.

 

It would have looked bad in any case if they'd axed a slew of them after only 4 issues.  Some people (not far from this keyboard I'm sitting at) would have crowed that it was all too half-baked and hair-brained to succeed.

 

To be less cynical, DC owes something to the creators involved, as they all jumped feet-first into DiDio's hairbrained scheme, and no doubt have a lot emotionally and creatively invested in these new stories and characters.  At least DC will have a number of complete storylines, possibly in trade form, by the time they start swinging the axe, and won't have horribly alienated a bunch of their creators.

 

Several of these stories, even the ones you mention, could be quite good, or slow burners, or interesting in some way or contribute to the new status quo, so they might be worth finishing up as complete stories, at least.

...Wasn't he much-dissed here (And which I haven't seen) Red Hood series um , " retooled " , into a mini/6-isher even before its initial release date ?????????

Apparently its sales were boosted, by all the liberals complaining about it....

...It was " too sexy " ( I WON'T SAY IT !!!!!!!!! ) , no ?????????

If by ' too sexy' you mean 'too offensive' then yeah..

If they want to keep the titles to build an audience, that's good news. If they truly believe in the creators' efforts, that's wonderful. If they want at least two HCs/TPBs from each book before moving on, knowing there's no future for them, that's bad.

And if they do keep all 52, it will be hard to support ten or more(a very rough guesstimate from various sources) new titles at the same time!

If ever a title needed cancellation.....

Figserello said:

If by ' too sexy' you mean 'too offensive' then yeah..

If they want at least two HCs/TPBs from each book before moving on, knowing there's no future for them, that's bad.

 

Why?  What's the harm in a series consisting of two good (maybe, who knows?) TPBs being out there?

 

Like the Irish Ant-Man.  I'm glad his 12 issues are out there neatly collected in two books.

 

And if they do keep all 52, it will be hard to support ten or more(a very rough guesstimate from various sources) new titles at the same time!

 

There you are speaking as one of the 100,000.

 

The 100,000 will always make room for a big deal JLA series, or the latest over-hyped crossover.

 

DC knows how to sell to them(you) and much of the nu52 is aimed in that direction.  But, in theory at least, the war books, and cowboy books and supervillain books and vampire books are aimed outside the 100,000.  If they are selling 30,000 books, then that is to 30,000 more people than DC usually sells to.  That's a new market and worth pandering to.

 

The big DCnU event showed that the people who went and bought the stuff DC usually puts out are a much smaller subset of those people able and interested in going to their local comicshop and buying a comic. 

 

DC will have to do something besides 'business as usual' to hold onto those people.  Those people are palpably NOT interested in over-hyped crossovers and 'business as usual' comics, as they walked away from normal DC/Marvel fare in their droves over the last few years.

Anyone can go into a comic shop and buy whatever they like. If there are, say, 30,000 people buying I, Vampire but not buying anything else and DC is happy with that, wonderful. That's a good sign and excellent salesmanship. But if it's selling 10,000 or 8,000 or whatever, and DC still publishes it, that's a great sign for readers of any kind.

I may be one of 100,000 and I beg to differ on that point since DC is not as concerned about me as I am to it. But good comics are good comics, regardless of genre. Unfortunately, as you know as well as I, that quality does not always equal success. Or longeviety. I would rather have multiple volumes of TPBs of a well-done, viable series than two or one of a mediocre series.

If DC did not want readers buying across the board, why put the Martian Manhunter in Stormwatch? Why have Deathstroke in The Shade? Why have Superman appear in Swamp Thing? And why have that Woman in all 52 #1s??

DC wants as much support for all its titles with sales crossing over. A person just buying one title every month is not their goal. They want that person to buy 10-20-30+ books a month. That seems to me not a desire to cater to the 100,000 but to increase that number as much as possible.

Again whether I am still included in that offer is debatable but I'll always have Earth-One! ;-)

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