COLLECTED EDITIONS Group Solicits (July 2013)

COLLECTED EDITIONS Group Solicits (July 2013)

By Alex Nagorski Monday, April 8th, 2013

TALON VOL. 1: SCOURGE OF THE OWLS TP

Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV

Art by GUILLEM MARCH and JUAN JOSE RYP

Cover by GUILLEM MARCH

On sale AUGUST 28 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US

As a young performer with Haly’s Circus, Calvin Rose was secretly being raised to be a master assassin—a killing machine called a Talon. But when Rose defects from the Court of Owls’ ranks, he is marked for death! Now, Rose returns to Gotham City following the horrors of “The Night of Owls” to investigate what remains of the Court—but will he be able to gain his freedom at last? Collecting TALON #0-7!

 

BATMAN VOL. 3: DEATH OF THE FAMILY HC

Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV

Art by GREG CAPULLO, JONATHAN GLAPION and JOCK

Cover by GREG CAPULLO

ADVANCE SOLICIT • On sale OCTOBER 9 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US

After having his face sliced off, The Joker makes his horrifying return to Gotham City in this epic from issues #13-17 that shook Batman to his core! But even for a man who’s committed a lifetime of murder, he’s more dangerous than ever before. How can Batman protect his city and those he’s closest to?

This new hardcover features an acetate dust jacket showcasing the face of The Joker as it appeared on the die-cut covers of the “Death of the Family” comics — and under that dust jacket lies the horror that is The Joker’s skinless skull!

RETAILERS, PLEASE NOTE: This acetate cover will be available only on the first printing of this title.

 

SHAZAM! VOL. 1 HC

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art and cover by GARY FRANK

On sale SEPTEMBER 25 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US

The World’s Mightiest Mortal is reborn in The New 52 in this incredible tale from JUSTICE LEAGUE #7-11, 0, 14-16 and 18-21! Young orphan Billy Batson has bounced from foster home to foster home, but when he’s drawn to the Rock of Eternity, he is imbued with powers beyond those of any mortal man! But can he learn how to handle those powers in time to defeat the villainous Black Adam?

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 3: THRONE OF ATLANTIS HC

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art by IVAN REIS, JOE PRADO, PAUL PELLETIER, ART THIBERT, PETE WOODS and PERE PEREZ

Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO

On sale SEPTEMBER 25 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US

In this sea-splashed epic from JUSTICE LEAGUE #13-17 and AQUAMAN #15-16, Atlantis is struck by a U.S. Navy missile gone awry, and Ocean Master leads the undersea city’s forces in an attack on the east coast of the United States! The Justice League must turn back the tide, but they are woefully overmatched by the Atlantean Army! How can they save the world from annihilation?

 

GREEN LANTERN: RISE OF THE THIRD ARMY HC

Written by GEOFF JOHNS, PETER J. TOMASI, PETER MILLIGAN and TONY BEDARD

Art by DOUG MAHNKE, CHRISTIAN ALAMY and others

Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO

On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 416 pg, FC, $29.99 US

The universe is in shambles and the Guardians are the cause in this epic from GREEN LANTERN #13-16, GREEN LANTERN CORPS #13-16, GREEN LANTERN CORPS ANNUAL #1, RED LANTERNS #13-16 and GREEN LANTERNS: NEW GUARDIANS #13-16! The mysterious Third Army has risen across the cosmos like a plague, destroying everything in its path—and Hal Jordan and Sinestro are nowhere to be found. Now, it’s up to new Green Lantern Simon Baz to become the hero that the Corps needs!

 

BATMAN: THE COURT OF OWLS BOOK AND MASK SET

Written by SCOTT SNYDER

Art by GREG CAPULLO and

JONATHAN GLAPION

Cover by GREG CAPULLO

ADVANCE SOLICIT • On sale OCTOBER 2 • 160 pg, FC, 8.5” x 11.75” x 5.5”, $24.99 US

The best-selling epic that introduced Gotham City’s dread Court of Owls is back in this amazing book and mask set! Along with a trade paperback copy of THE COURT OF OWLS, collecting BATMAN #1-7, this set includes the PVC Owl mask with white elastic band that created a sensation at comics conventions in 2012!

 

CAPTAIN ATOM VOL. 2: GENESIS TP

Written by J.T. KRUL • Art and cover by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II

On sale AUGUST 21 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US

This concluding collection, featuring issues #0 and 7-12, begins to answer the questions surrounding Captain Atom’s origin: Why did he sign up for Megala’s experiment? How did he become Captain Atom? Do his powers have any limits? Plus, Nate struggles to relate to those around him as he searches for a way to regain his human form and stop a catastrophic event!

 

LEGION LOST VOL. 2: THE CULLING TP

Written by TOM DeFALCO • Art by AARON KUDER, PETE WOODS and others • Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT

On sale AUGUST 28 • 224 pg, FC, $16.99 US

In this title collecting issues #0 and 8-16, Rose Wilson and The Ravagers set their sights on the Legionnaires in the event known as The Culling! Plus, the Legionnaires must face Metamerican and his Metamarines!

 

THE FLASH VOL. 1: MOVE FORWARD TP

Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO

Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL

On sale AUGUST 14 • 168 pg, FC, $16.99 US

In this new paperback collection starring The Flash, Mob Rule wages a campaign of crime across Central City, plunging the city into darkness! The only way The Flash can save his city is to make his brain function even faster than before – but as much as it helps him, it also comes at a steep price. Collecting issues #1-8 of the monthly series!

 

WONDER WOMAN VOL. 3: IRON HC

Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO

Art by CLIFF CHIANG, TONY AKINS, DAN GREEN and AMILCAR PINNA

Cover by CLIFF CHIANG

On sale SEPTEMBER 11 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US

In these stories from issues #0 and #13-18, a terrible betrayal forces Wonder Woman to make a deal with the gods who want her dead, and her “family” grows larger than she could have imagined. Will the mysterious Orion help Wonder Woman rescue Zola’s baby from the clutches of Hermes, or does he have darker intentions?

 

BATWOMAN VOL. 3: WORLD’S FINEST HC

Written by J.H. WILLIAMS III and W. HADEN BLACKMAN

Art by J.H. WILLIAMS III and TREVOR McCARTHY

Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III

On sale SEPTEMBER 18 • 160 pg, FC, $22.99 US

Batwoman’s search for Medusa brings her together with Wonder Woman in these stories from issues #12-17 and #0, but even this team might not be enough to bring down the mythological monster, as Bones, the DEO, Abbot and the Religion of Crime all descend on Gotham City to take part in the fight.

 

BATMAN: ARKHAM UNHINGED VOL. 1 TP

Written by MARLY HALPERN-GRASER, PAUL CROCKER, SEFTON HILL,

DEREK FRIDOLFS and PAUL DINI

Art by MIKE S. MILLER, SIMON COLEBY, PETE WOODS and others

Cover by DAVE WILKINS

On sale AUGUST 7 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Inspired by the best-selling videogame Batman: Arkham City, these tales from issues #1-5 feature the evil of Hugo Strange, Harley Quinn, The Joker, Mr. Freeze, The Penguin, Hammer and Sickle and more!

 

SWORD OF SORCERY VOL. 1: AMETHYST TP

Written by CHRISTY MARX, TONY BEDARD and MARC ANDREYKO

Art by AARON LOPRESTI, JESUS SAIZ, CLAUDE ST. AUBIN and others

Cover by AARON LOPRESTI

On sale AUGUST 28 • 320 pg, FC, $24.99 US

In these tales from SWORD OF SORCERY #0-8, Amethyst, lost princess of Gemworld, is back—and she has powerful enemies hunting her! But what role will John Constantine play in her destiny? Plus, don’t miss tales of Beowulf and Stalker!

 

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS: VANDAL SAVAGE TP

Written by JAMES ROBINSON, DAN DIDIO and others • Art by

BERNARD CHANG, KEITH GIFFEN and others • Cover by RYAN SOOK

On sale AUGUST 21 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Kass Sage, daughter of Vandal Savage, is an FBI profiler—and when she’s on the trail of a serial killer, she must seek her father’s help to put an end to the killings. Also, don’t miss tales of Kid Flash, Hawk and Dove, O.M.A.C. and more in this title collecting DCU PRESENTS #0 and 9-12!

 

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 VOL. 2: DETECTIVE TP

Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER

Art by CHRISCROSS, JAMAL IGLE and MARC DEERING

Cover by MICO SUAYAN

On sale AUGUST 14 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

In this collection of issues #5-8, Superman discovers a vigilante in Metropolis on the trail of a killer—and this mysterious Batman will stop at nothing to find his parents’ killer, even if it puts him on a collision course with The Man of Steel!

 

JACK KIRBY’S OMAC TP

Written by JACK KIRBY • Art by JACK KIRBY, MIKE ROYER and D. BRUCE BERRY • Cover by JACK KIRBY and MIKE ROYER

On sale AUGUST 28 • 176 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Witness the debut of O.M.A.C. in this paperback collecting all eight issues of the legendary 1970s series! Meet corporate nobody Buddy Blank, who is changed by a satellite called Brother Eye into the superpowered O.M.A.C. (One Man Army Corps). Enlisted by the Global Peace Agency, O.M.A.C. battles the forces of conformity!

 

LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT: JIM APARO VOL. 2 HC

Written by BOB HANEY and CARY BURKETT • Art by JIM APARO, JOHN CALNAN and JOE STATON • Cover by JIM APARO

On sale SEPTEMBER 4 • 520 pg, FC, $49.99 US

In these stories from THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #123-145 and 147-151, Batman teams up with The Flash, Aquaman, Mister Miracle, Green Arrow, Wonder Woman, Deadman, Green Lantern, Hawkman, The Phantom Stranger, Supergirl, the Teen Titans—and Jim Aparo himself!

 

NIGHTWING: OLD FRIENDS, NEW ENEMIES TP

Written by MARV WOLFMAN and others • Art by CHUCK PATTON, ERIK LARSEN, TOM MANDRAKE and others • Cover by GIL KANE

On sale AUGUST 14 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

In these classic tales from SECRET ORIGINS #13 and ACTION COMICS WEEKLY #613-618 and 627-634, Nightwing teams up with his old friend Speedy as they hunt the villain Cheshire and Roy’s daughter, but Speedy has a secret Nightwing doesn’t suspect.

 

GREEN LANTERN: SECTOR 2814 VOL. 2 TP

Written by LEN WEIN, STEVE ENGLEHART and PAUL KUPPERBERG • Art by DAVE GIBBONS, JOE STATON and others • Cover by DAVE GIBBONS

On sale AUGUST 21 • 232 pg, FC, $16.99 US

Over the course of these 1980s tales from GREEN LANTERN #182-183 and 185-189, John Stewart becomes the new Green Lantern of Earth, only to face the threats of Eclipso and Star Sapphire. Plus, John Stewart battles his predecessor as Green Lantern of Earth, Hal Jordan!