THE DARK Group Solicits

THE DARK Group Solicits

By Alex Nagorski Monday, July 9th, 2012

THE PHANTOM STRANGER #1

Written by DAN DIDIO

Art by BRENT ANDERSON and SCOTT HANNA

Cover by BRENT ANDERSON

1:25 Variant cover by SHANE DAVIS

On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• An all-new series focusing on secrets of The New 52 you never imagined!

• The Phantom Stranger strikes a bargain with Lord Trigon that will have serious repercussions in the DC Universe!

• From afar, Pandora watches!

 

SWORD OF SORCERY #1

Written by CHRISTY MARX

Backup story written by TONY BEDARD

Art and cover by AARON LOPRESTI

Backup story art by JESUS SAIZ

1:25 Variant cover by RYAN SOOK

On sale OCTOBER 17 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• AMETHYST returns as this amazing new series begins!

• The good news: Amy Winston can transform into Princess Amaya, protector of Gemworld!

• The bad news: It seems her family wants to kill her!

• Plus: A backup story featuring the brutality of Beowulf!

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #13

Written by JEFF LEMIRE

Art by MIKEL JANIN

Cover by RYAN SOOK

On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• House of Mystery vs. House of Secrets!

• The team is so badly defeated that even Constantine is out of tricks. Uh-oh…

• To be concluded in this month’s JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK ANNUAL #1.

 

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!

 

DIAL H #5

Written by CHINA MIEVILLE

Art by MATEUS SANTOLOUCO

Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND

On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• It’s Nelson and Manteau versus Abyss! But with two heroes and only one Dial, who will “dial up” to save the day?

ª And as the dust settles, a new player emerges. Is he friend, foe – or something else entirely?

 

FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #13

Written by MATT KINDT

Art and cover by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and WAYNE FAUCHER

On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• Animal Man and Swamp Thing fans take note: “ROTWORLD: SECRETS OF THE DEAD” starts here!

• A 3-issue arc showcasing Frankenstein’s battle against the Rot invasion!

 

ANIMAL MAN #13

Written by JEFF LEMIRE

Art and cover by STEVE PUGH

On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• It’s the story you’ve been waiting for: “ROTWORLD: THE RED KINGDOM”!

• Part one of a four-part epic in which the Earth has fallen to the Rot!

• Guest-starring Justice League Dark, Beast Boy and many other heroes and villains from the DC Universe!

 

SWAMP THING #13

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• “ROTWORLD: THE GREEN KINGDOM” begins!

• Swamp Thing learns the truth of how the Earth fell to the Rot as seen in this month’s issues of ANIMAL MAN and FRANKENSTEIN: AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E.

• Guest-starring Poison Ivy, Deadman and The Parliament of Trees!

 

SWAMP THING ANNUAL #1

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art by BECKY CLOONAN and MARCO RUDY

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!

 

DEMON KNIGHTS #13

Written by PAUL CORNELL

Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG

On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• Everything’s gone to hell for the Demon Knights – literally!

• If they can’t escape Lucifer’s clutches, Jason Blood and the rest of the Earth are doomed.

 

I, VAMPIRE #13

Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV

Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO

Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• The world’s worst nightmare has come true: Andrew Bennett, the only good vampire, has gone very, very bad!

• It’s up to the woman who loves him to put him down...but Mary, Queen of Blood, is now a mere human!

 

Click here to see a gallery of the covers for the above titles.

 

(The cover for THE PHANTOM STRANGER #1 by Brent Anderson)