THE DARK Group Solicits

THE DARK Group Solicits

By Alex Nagorski Monday, June 11th, 2012

THE PHANTOM STRANGER #0

Written by DAN DIDIO

Art by BRENT ANDERSON and SCOTT HANNA

Cover by BRENT ANDERSON

On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• Learn what happened to The Phantom Stranger after the FREE COMIC BOOK DAY story!

• Who has been sacrificed? Who is guilty? Who can save us? And who…is The Phantom Stranger?

• Major players in The New 52 will be introduced in these pages!

 

SWORD OF SORCERY #0

Written by CHRISTY MARX

Backup story written by TONY BEDARD

Art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT RYAN

Backup story art by JESUS SAIZ

Cover by JOSHUA MIDDLETON

On sale SEPTEMBER 19 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• In this new series featuring the long-awaited return of AMETHYST, Amy Winston leads a strange life on the road with her mother. She’s about to learn why it’s all been necessary when she discovers she’s the lost princess of Gemworld — and has powerful enemies hunter her!

• AMETHYST is written by Christy Marx, best known for her work on animated TV series including G.I. Joe, Transformers, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles and more, as well as the comics series Sisterhood of Steel.

• And in the backup story set in a post-apocalyptic wasteland, the monstrous warrior BEOWULF is charged with finding and defeating the evil Grendel.

 

DIAL H #0

Written by CHINA MIEVILLE

Art by RICCARDO BURCHIELLI

Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND

On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• One of the first users of the H Dial learns a horrible secret that spells certain doom for the future!

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #0

Written by JEFF LEMIRE

Art by MIKEL JANIN

Cover by RYAN SOOK

On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• Find out what young John Constantine was like in the early days of The New 52, and meet the villain who plans to kill him and the entire team!

 

ANIMAL MAN #0

Written by JEFF LEMIRE

Art and cover by STEVE PUGH

On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• What is the secret history of Animal Man?

• Learn how Buddy got his powers!

• Plus: A terrible secret is revealed as “Rotworld” draws closer!

 

SWAMP THING #0

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art by KANO

Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

On sale SEPTEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• The mysteries of Alec Holland and Anton Arcane revealed!

• Throughout history, Arcane has slaughtered the champions of the Red and the Green, and only Alec has escaped death – but for how much longer?

 

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #0

Written by MATT KINDT

Art and cover by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and WAYNE FAUCHER

On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• Frankenstein meets his maker…literally!

• Learn how Frankenstein was recruited by S.H.A.D.E.

• What does the future hold for S.H.A.D.E.?

 

I, VAMPIRE #0

Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV

Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO

Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

On sale SEPTEMBER 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• Witness how Andrew Bennett became a vampire!

• Who was the monster that attacked him? How did his powers develop? And why is he the only vampire able to control his terrible hunger for blood?

 

DEMON KNIGHTS #0

Written by PAUL CORNELL

Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG

On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• Deep in the past of The New 52, Etrigan the Demon and Jason Blood struggle against Merlin and Lucifer!

• The horrible curse that unite them is revealed!

 

RESURRECTION MAN #0

Written by DAN ABNETT and ANDY LANNING

Art by JESUS SAIZ

Cover by FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA

On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+ • FINAL ISSUE

• Mitch Shelley discovers the truth of his existence, and even the ability to return from the dead won’t save him!

 

DEATHSTROKE #0

Written by ROB LIEFELD

Art and cover by ROB LIEFELD

On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• What horrors led Slade Wilson to become Deathstroke – the most dangerous killer in the world?

• More on the history of Team 7 and the first appearance of a fan-favorite character in The New 52!

 

GRIFTER #0

Plotted by ROB LIEFELD

Scripted by ROB LIEFELD and FRANK TIERI

Art by SCOTT CLARK and DAVE BEATY

Cover by ROB LIEFELD

On sale SEPTEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• What is the dark truth behind Grifter’s powers? Find out in this issue!

• Plus: More on the Daemonite threat, new characters are introduced, and tons of bullets fly!

 

Click here to see a gallery of promotional artwork for the above THE DARK group titles and stay tuned to THE SOURCE for final cover reveals.

 

(Promo art for THE PHANTOM STRANGER #0)