DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 COLLECTED EDITIONS – AN UPDATED LOOK AT 2012

In 2011, DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 launched some of the most discussed comic books in recent memory – and in 2012, those talked about issues will be collected into some of the most anticipated books of the year. We shared the initial release plans for the collections back in November, but here’s an updated look at what 2012 will bring.

Coming in May 2012:

JUSTICE LEAGUE VOLUME 1: ORIGIN HC

Writer: Geoff Johns

Artists: Jim Lee and Scott Williams

Collects: JUSTICE LEAGUE #1-6

$24.99 US, 176 pg

SERIES EDITOR MIKE MARTS ON BATMAN, INCORPORATED

We recently announced DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 “Second Wave,” featuring six new series coming in May. In BATMAN, INCORPORATED, critically acclaimed writer Grant Morrison returns to the world he helped populate with a global Bat-presence, all in preparation for a major international threat. Already re-imagining the early history of Superman in ACTION COMICS, Morrison brings a fresh take on Batman to DC COMICS-THE NEW 52.

Tomorrow’s DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 Releases

Earlier today, we linked to all of the exclusive previews of the fifth issues from DC COMICS-THE NEW 52 that are going on sale tomorrow.

Below, take a look at all the previews that ran (sorted alphabetically and separated by cover), compiled here in one easy location for your convenience.

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BATMAN #4 Goes Back To Press

BATMAN #4 has sold out, and will be going back to press for its second printing. Deepening the mystery of the Court of Owls, the issue looks at Bruce Wayne’s own past with the sinister secret society – but the more he explores the shadows, the darker they become. If you missed the first run of this issue, now’s your chance to catch up. It’ all prelude to the “Night of the Owls” crossover event coming in May.

The second printing will be on sale in comic book stores on February 22, 2012.

DC Comics has two GLAAD Media Award Nominees

The nominees of the 23rd Annual GLAAD Media Awards have been announced. We are pleased that DC Comics has two nominees in the category of Outstanding Comic Book:

BATWOMAN written by J.H. Williams III and W. Haden Blackman

SECRET SIX written by Gail Simone

The GLAAD Media Awards recognize and honor media for their fair, accurate and inclusive representations of the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community and the issues that affect their lives.

Gallery from “We Can Be Heroes” Press Conference

Earlier today, DC Entertainment announced “We Can Be Heroes,” an unprecedented giving campaign to fight the hunger crisis in the Horn of Africa.

Below, check out a gallery of images from this morning’s press conference announcing “We Can Be Heroes” at the Time Warner Center in New York City.

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