And now…DC COMICS PRESENTS

And now…DC COMICS PRESENTS

By DCE Editorial Friday, July 16th, 2010
The DC Universe has a long and storied history, touching upon a myriad number of characters and teams, not to mention the company’s rich creative history. So why not take a moment and look back at some of these issues? Welcome to DC COMICS PRESENTS – a series of one-shots and specials geared to do just that. Embracing history and stories that connect with the present day activities of our favorite heroes, villains and creators. Here’s a complete rundown of the DCU titles that will fall under DC COMICS PRESENTS: dccp-bday-cv1-copy DC COMICS PRESENTS: BRIGHTEST DAY #1 Written by NEIL GAIMAN, ED BRUBAKER, JUSTIN GRAY, JIMMY PALMIOTTI, SCOTT KOLINS and ARNOLD DRAKE Art by CARMINE INFANTINO, TEDDY KRISTIANSEN, SCOTT KOLINS, JOE BENNETT, SEAN PHILLIPS and RYAN SOOK Cover by RYAN SOOK Spotlighting Hawkman and Deadman – two of the characters who returned after BLACKEST NIGHT to usher in BRIGHTEST DAY to the DC Universe! This volume collects several hard-to-find stories including tales from HAWKMAN #27, 34 and 36, SOLO #8, DCU HOLIDAY ‘09 and STRANGE ADVENTURES #205. Everything from the first appearance of Deadman to a team-up between he and Hawkman can be found here! On sale OCTOBER 13 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US dccp-ethanvs-cv DC COMICS PRESENTS: ETHAN VAN SCIVER #1 Written by ANN NOCENTI Art and cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER Batman and Catwoman face off in the streets of Gotham City as they search for the ultimate weapon – a gun that never misses! Collecting BATMAN AND CATWOMAN: TRAIL OF THE GUN #1 and 2, this volume features the stunning artwork of superstar Ethan Van Sciver as he brings to life two of the most iconic characters in the DC Universe. On sale OCTOBER 13 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US dccp-superman-cv1 DC COMICS PRESENTS: SUPERMAN #1 Written by GEOFF JOHNS and JEPH LOEB Art by IAN CHURCHILL, ARIEL OLIVETTI, TODD NAUCK and BRENT ERIC ANDERSON Cover by ED MCGUINNESS DC Comics is proud to present these hard-to-find stories by best-selling writers Geoff Johns (BRIGHTEST DAY, GREEN LANTERN) and Jeph Loeb (BATMAN: HUSH, Hulk)! Collecting SUPERMAN #179-185 and SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL #121, this volume pits The Man of Steel against the Royal Flush Gang, Major Force and...Dracula? On sale OCTOBER 27 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US dccp-jack-cross-cv-copy DC COMICS PRESENTS: JACK CROSS #1 Written by WARREN ELLIS Art and cover by GARY ERSKINE Now, terror has something to fear – and his name is Jack Cross! This massive special features JACK CROSS #1-4, a never-collected volume introducing Warren Ellis’s one-man anti-terrorist unit Jack Cross and his special brand of violence and civil protest, gorgeously illustrated by Gary Erskine (THE FILTH). On sale OCTOBER 6 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US dccp-batman-cv1 DC COMICS PRESENTS: BATMAN #1 Written by ED BRUBAKER Art and cover by SCOTT MCDANIEL Collecting BATMAN #582-585 by Ed Brubaker (GOTHAM CENTRAL, SLEEPER, Captain America) and Scott McDaniel (NIGHTWING)! These lost tales feature Batman vs. The Penguin in an epic showdown! On sale OCTOBER 20 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US dccp-yj-cv1-copy DC COMICS PRESENTS: YOUNG JUSTICE #1 Written by TODD DEZAGO Art and cover by MIKE MCKONE & HUMBERTO RAMOS Because you demanded it! Collecting the out-of-print JLA: WORLD WITHOUT GROWN-UPS 2-issue miniseries, this is the story that started it all for Young Justice. Featuring Robin, Impulse, Superboy and the JLA and art by Mike McKone (TEEN TITANS) and Humberto Ramos (IMPULSE, Wolverine) On sale OCTOBER 27 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US dccp-gl-cv1 DC COMICS PRESENTS: GREEN LANTERN #1 Written by JUDD WINICK Art by DARRYL BANKS and DALE EAGLESHAM Cover by DARRYL BANKS Kyle Rayner and Jade take the stage in this special collecting GREEN LANTERN #137-140. Now that Jade is back as part of BRIGHTEST DAY, take a peek back in time to when her relationship with Kyle was in full bloom! On sale OCTOBER 6 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US