It's been a while since I've listed future Showcase Presentses from Amazon and other sources, and there have been a lot of changes, mostly delays, since the last one I posted in December 2012. Here's the latest I can find as of this date, 5/6/13:

Showcase Presents Superman Family Vol. 4

Available May 14, 2013

520 pages

In these oddball stories from the start of the 1960s, Jimmy Olsen meets Tom Baker, Power Lad, an army of miniature Supermen, and Jimmy becomes "The Fat Boy of Metropolis," "Super Jimmy," "The Giant Turtle Man of Metropolis," and a wolfman. Lois Lane, meanwhile, marries Astounding Man, imagines married life with Superman, complete with super-twins, gains super powers and battles a super-powered Lana Lang.

Showcase Presents DC Comics Presents - Superman Team-Ups Vol. 2

Available July 23, 2013

568 pages

Superman battles for justice alongside DC's greatest heroes including Martian Manhunterm Supergirl, The Spectre, Black Canary, Robin, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Aquaman and many more in this massive, value-priced title.

Showcase Present Unknown Soldier Vol. 2

Publish Date July 2013

592 pages

Assuming a wide variety of disguises to battle the Nazis in World War II, the Unknown Soldier plunges deep behind enemy lines in this massive SHOWCASE edition, collecting stories that have not been reprinted since they were first published in the 1970s.

Showcase Presents House of Secrets Vol. 3

Publish Date September 2013

528 pages

This massive, value-priced collection reprints strange tales of mystery from the 1970s for the first time.

Showcase Presents: Strange Adventures Vol. 2

Available Dec. 24, 2013

520 pages

A massive new collection of science fiction tales from the 1950s, none of which have ever been collected before.

Showcase Presents Men of War

Available Jan. 28, 2014

496 pages

These tales of war originally published in the late 1970s star Enemy Ace, DC's German fighter pilot from World War I, and a new war hero: Codename Gravedigger, an African American soldier who goes undercover behind enemy lines. Collects MEN OF WAR #1-26, the entire series.

Showcase Presents Jonah Hex Vol. 2

Available Feb. 25, 2014

544 pages

The 1970s adventures of Western bounty hunter Jonah Hex continue in this new, value-priced Showcase edition collecting Jonah Hex #1-22 and Weird Western Tales #34-38.

Showcase Presents the Great Disaster featuring The Atomic Knights

Release Date Feb. 25, 2014

576 pages

In these stories, a variety of heroes including the Atomic Knights, Kamandi, Hercules and many others must face a post-apocalyptic future brought about by the mysterious "Great Disaster."
Collects stories from STRANGE ADVENTURES #117, 120, 123, 126, 129, 132, 135, 138, 141, 144, 147, 150, 153, 156 and 160, 1st ISSUE SPECIAL #1, HERCULES UNBOUND #1-10, KAMANDI #43-46, WEIRD WAR TALES #22, 23, 30, 32, 40, 42-44, 46-49, 51-53, 64, 68, 69 and 123, HOUSE OF MYSTERY #318, SUPERMAN #295, HOUSE OF SECRETS #86, 95 and 97, THE UNEXPECTED #215 and 221, and AMAZING WORLD OF DC COMICS #12.

The schedule looks heavy on genre and light on the super-heroes, and there are some barren months. I doubt that any but the first couple come out according to this schedule.

Hoy

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I agree. As someone said on cable news today, "You shouldn't need luck to cross a bridge in America."

Incidentally, Awkwardman, how are your parents, Mr. Might and Mermaid? And have you heard much from Merryman lately? I always hope you guys can get the band back together for another run!

Awkwardman said:

The "Showcase Presents: Superman Family #4" cover leaped to mind yesterday, after the occurrence on I-5 north of Seattle--yeah, I've gotta get out more.

And thank God for a disaster where no one got killed.

I've added something new for the list, SP The Great Disaster featuring The Atomic Knights, set for Feb. 2014 release, according to Amazon. They don't show a cover, so I've included the one for the color hardback collection from a couple of years ago. I have that and it was a lot of fun.

Most of us know this SP version was announced and canceled several years ago, but like SP Jonah Hex Vol. 2, its apparently been resurrected. Maybe someday we'll get that long-promised SP Captain Carrot and his Amazing Zoo Crew.

Hoy

True, but it is also now being released in TPB format. It is in the solicitations posted here:

http://captaincomics.ning.com/forum/topics/solicitations-dc-comics-...


Mr. Silver Age said:

It's too bad, as it might not sell well enough for another volume, which means they may not get enough to do an SP down the road. The Suicide Squad was put out in a smaller, color paperback, and only one was done. I would bet it would've done much better as an SP volume, as was originally planned. OTOH, they did two SSOV hardcovers and never produced an SP.

But the good news is that Amazon is now offering it for 53 bucks, not 75.

-- MSA

OK, for the rest of us who have no idea what that cover is, you GOTTA post a link, or an image for us.

Otherwise, we're left out in the cold.... and I know you don't want that to happen....do you?

Captain Comics said:

I agree. As someone said on cable news today, "You shouldn't need luck to cross a bridge in America."

Incidentally, Awkwardman, how are your parents, Mr. Might and Mermaid? And have you heard much from Merryman lately? I always hope you guys can get the band back together for another run!

Awkwardman said:

The "Showcase Presents: Superman Family #4" cover leaped to mind yesterday, after the occurrence on I-5 north of Seattle--yeah, I've gotta get out more.

And thank God for a disaster where no one got killed.



Kirk G said:

OK, for the rest of us who have no idea what that cover is, you GOTTA post a link, or an image for us.

Otherwise, we're left out in the cold.... and I know you don't want that to happen....do you?

Captain Comics said:

I agree. As someone said on cable news today, "You shouldn't need luck to cross a bridge in America."

Incidentally, Awkwardman, how are your parents, Mr. Might and Mermaid? And have you heard much from Merryman lately? I always hope you guys can get the band back together for another run!

Awkwardman said:

The "Showcase Presents: Superman Family #4" cover leaped to mind yesterday, after the occurrence on I-5 north of Seattle--yeah, I've gotta get out more.

And thank God for a disaster where no one got killed.

Sorry to leave you hanging, Kirk. I tried to include the cover in my response, but failed, and then I figured, "Hey, this is the internet, where information is just a few clicks away anyway." Thanks for posting the cover, Cap, and thanks for running this blog.

I think you may have me confused with the Awkwardman who appeared in the Inferior Five. I get that a lot. To clarify matters, I'm the Awkwardman who hasn't the patience to learn how to post a comic book cover on a blog, hence the name.

 


 
Kirk G said:

OK, for the rest of us who have no idea what that cover is, you GOTTA post a link, or an image for us.

Otherwise, we're left out in the cold.... and I know you don't want that to happen....do you?

You have to download it from a site to your computer and then upload it from there, using the little icon (second from left) in the line above the message box. If you can't download them to the computer you're on, a link to an image will suffice. Usually, the GCD has whatever we're looking for: http://www.comics.org/issue/1110131/cover/4/.

-- MSA 

Or, you could just look at the first image that started this topic.
Hoy

OH, I see.  Duh!

Anyway, thank you all for helping out a bro, here.  LOL!

Hoy Murphy said:

Or, you could just look at the first image that started this topic.
Hoy

I find that, in moments of embarrassment, it's easy to extricate oneself by quoting Giant Turtle Boy Olsen: "CRRRGGG! CRRRGGG!"

People tend to leave you alone after that.

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