Announcing Annual Issues for ACTION COMICS, BATGIRL, JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK and SWAMP THING

Announcing Annual Issues for ACTION COMICS, BATGIRL,...

By Alex Nagorski Thursday, July 5th, 2012

When you think of October 31st, you most likely get excited to dress up in a scary costume, go trick-or-treating, or curl up on your couch with a horror movie marathon. Well, now you have one more reason to look forward to Halloween this year: it’s the day that the next batch of Annual issues will be hitting stores!

 

Below, take an exclusive first look at the covers and solicit information for ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #1, BATGIRL ANNUAL #1, JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK ANNUAL #1 and SWAMP THING ANNUAL #1.

 

 

ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #1

Written by Sholly Fisch

Art and cover by Cully Hamner

Backup story written by Max Landis

Backup story art by Ryan Sook

On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

  • The secrets of the “missing five years” between when Clark Kent came to Metropolis and the present day continue to be revealed!
  • In the wake of Brainiac’s attack on Metropolis, Superman faces his first Earth-born villain: the Kryptonite Man!
  • Plus a special backup story written by screenwriter of CHRONICLE, Max Landis!

 

 

BATGIRL ANNUAL #1

Written by Gail Simone

Art by Admira Wijaya

Cover by Ed Benes

On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

  • Batgirl is on the hunt for Catwoman – but who is after Batgirl?

 

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK ANNUAL #1

Written by Jeff Lemire

Art by Mikel Janin

Cover by Ryan Sook

On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

  • Continued from JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #13, it’s the big finale to Jeff Lemire’s first epic story!
  • Guest-starring Frankenstein and from the new series SWORD OF SORCERY, Amethyst!

 

 

SWAMP THING ANNUAL #1
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by BECKY CLOONAN
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T+
• Years ago, Alec Holland met Anton Arcane...and the seeds of that encounter created the nightmare that is Rotworld!
• This extra-sized tale of monsters and madness examines one of the greatest rivalries in the DC Universe!