The Stakes Raise For The Edge

In the second issues of the “Edge” group books, the odds are not in our protagonists’ favor. In DEATHSTROKE, MEN OF WAR and ALL-STAR WESTERN, new villains will be revealed. Grifter and Voodoo are on the run while Stormwatch, the Blackhawks, O.M.A.C. and the Suicide Squad must fight battles that’ll have grave consequences.

COMIC BOOK RESOURCES ANNOUNCES THE SHADE #1

This morning, COMIC BOOK RESOURCES announced THE SHADE #1. Below, check out the solicitation information for this book and be sure to head over to COMIC BOOK RESOURCES to see Tony Harris’ cover art.

THE SHADE #1

Written by JAMES ROBINSON

Art by CULLY HAMNER

Cover by TONY HARRIS

1:10 Variant cover by CULLY HAMNER

On sale OCTOBER 12 • 1 of 12, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

Questions About The Dark

We’re just one month after the announcement of the books in the “Dark” group of DC Comics--The New 52. There's a lot of mystery surrounding these titles and the solicitations for the second issues offer another round of questions to keep fans guessing: Can the Justice League Dark turn against one of their own? Was Alec Holland wrong about Swamp Thing’s origins? What is the S.O.M.B.I.E. appearing in FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E.? Will Mitch Shelly, a.k.a. Resurrection Man, find the answers he’s looking for about his past?

Booster Gold vs. Doomsday

In order to prevent history from repeating itself, Booster Gold tries to stop Doomsday as he goes on a rampage and destroys everything in his path. Booster’s mission to restore the original timeline is put on hold – perhaps forever – as he tries to contain an enemy who is stronger, bigger, and deadlier than any he’s ever faced before.

Written by Dan Jurgens with art by Norm Rapmund, Dan Jurgens, Ig Guara and Ruy Jose, BOOSTER GOLD #46 hits stands tomorrow.

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Announcing THE HUNTRESS #1 and PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE #1

This October, two new mini-series will be joining the BATMAN family. This afternoon, NEWSARAMA announced THE HUNTRESS #1 and COMIC BOOK RESOURCES announced PENGUIN: PAIN AND PREJUDICE #1. Below, take a look at the solicitation text and be sure to head over to NEWSARAMA and COMIC BOOK RESOURCES to see cover art and to read their full coverage.

THE HUNTRESS #1

With all these new villains, Arkham Asylum is going to need a new wing

This October, Gotham City will be overrun by new villains. In DETECTIVE COMICS, Batman will face the Gotham Ripper. In BATGIRL, Barbara Gordon will take on Mirror. Mysterious villains will be terrorizing Gotham in BATMAN, BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT, BATWOMAN and NIGHTWING. And around the globe, evil takes new forms in BATWING and RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS. Can the Bat family defeat all these foes or is the fate of Gotham – and the world at large – permanently doomed?

Batman and Hawkman’s Showdown in Space

When Batman and Hawkman outsmart the shape-shifting criminal Byth, they think their battle has already been won. But when the duo travels through space to lock Byth up on the planet Thanagar, their spaceship falls under attack by Byth’s associates. Can Batman and Hawkman prevent the war raging outside of their ship while simultaneously preventing the war inside with Byth?

James Jr.’s Plans Revealed

For years, Jim Gordon tried to deny to himself the possibility that his son, James Jr., could be a cold-blooded serial killer. But when Barbara Gordon figures out her brother’s dark plan, Jim will have no choice but to accept his son’s identity and stop him before he corrupts Gotham City from the inside out. And with The Joker managing to break free from the chains locking him up, Gotham City is in need of a hero more than ever before.

The Conclusion to “Golden Dawn”

As time runs out for Batman to rescue Dawn Golden from deep beneath Gotham City, the city above is at the mercy of the Demon possessing Ragman. And when The Penguin kidnaps innocent civilians and Commissioner Gordon begins to lose hope, will Batman’s efforts be enough to save the city from its demons?

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #3 is written and pencilled by David Finch, inked by Scott Williams and Richard Friend and hits stores on Wednesday.

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