COLLECTED EDITIONS Group Solicits (September 2013)

COLLECTED EDITIONS Group Solicits (September 2013)

By Alex Nagorski Monday, June 10th, 2013

SUPERMAN: A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS HC

Written by JERRY SIEGEL, EDMOND HAMILTON, OTTO BINDER, CARY BATES, JOE KELLY, ALAN MOORE and others

Art by JOE SHUSTER, WAYNE BORING, CURT SWAN, DOUG MAHNKE, DAVE GIBBONS and others

Cover by TBD

On sale NOVEMBER 27 • 384 pg, FC, $39.99 US

This amazing celebration of all things Superman includes stories from ACTION COMICS #0, 1-2, 137, 242, 544, 775 and 900, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #498, Mythology: The DC Comics Art of Alex Ross, SUPERMAN #11, 17, 53, 75, 76, 141, 149, 247 and 400, SUPERMAN ANNUAL #11 and a 1940 story from LOOK MAGAZINE!

 

LOIS LANE: A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS HC

Written by JERRY SIEGEL, JOHN BYRNE, GRANT MORRISON, GREG RUCKA and others

Art by JOE SHUSTER, JOHN BYRNE, PHIL JIMENEZ, FRANK QUITELY and others

Cover by TBD

On sale NOVEMBER 27 • 384 pg, FC, $27.99 US

Don’t miss these tales starring Lois Lane, Superman and more, reprinted from ACTION COMICS #1-2, 6, 484, 600 and 662, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #631, ALL-STAR SUPERMAN #2-3, MAN OF STEEL #2, SHOWCASE #9, SUPERMAN #29, 33-34, 58 and 168, SUPERMAN 80-PAGE GIANT 2011 #1, SUPERMAN: LOIS LANE #1, SUPERMAN’S GIRL FRIEND LOIS LANE #5, 16, 23, 42 and 106, and WONDER WOMAN #170!

 

SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL—BELIEVE TP

Written by JEFF PARKER, JOE CASEY, JOE KELLY, GRANT MORRISON,

BRIAN AZZARELLO and others

Art by JIM LEE, CHRIS SAMNEE, DEREC AUCOIN, BEN OLIVER and others

Cover by KEVIN NOWLAN

On sale OCTOBER 30 • 128 pg, FC, 5” x 7”, $9.99 US

This all-ages Superman collection includes ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN DIGITAL CHAPTER 1, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #623, ACTION COMICS #810 and 0, SUPERMAN #185, the 2-page origin story from SUPERMAN: FOR TOMORROW and SUPERMAN 80-PAGE GIANT #1 and 2.

 

SUPERMAN ADVENTURES: THE MAN OF STEEL TP

Written by MARK MILLAR, DAN SLOTT, ROGER STERN, LOUISE SIMONSON, DAN JURGENS and others

Art by NEIL VOKES, MIKE PAROBECK, RICK BURCHETT and others

Cover by BRUCE TIMM

On sale OCTOBER 30 • 128 pg, FC, 5” x 7”, $9.99 US

It’s a special all-ages Man of Steel collection, with stories from SUPERMAN ADVENTURES #17, 18, 40 and 41, and SUPERMAN/BATMAN MAGAZINE #1, 3, 5 and 7!

 

AQUAMAN VOL. 3: THRONE OF ATLANTIS HC

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

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

Cover by EDDY BARROWS

On sale NOVEMBER 13 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US

Aquaman, who long ago lost contact with his people, must watch as armies emerge from the sea to attack the surface world. The Justice League answers the call to defend the shores from the invading Atlantean horde. But whose side is Aquaman on? With his brother Orm at the head of the undersea army, will Aquaman stand with his Earth-bound superteam? Or his own people? Find out in this exciting hardcover collecting AQUAMAN #0 and 14-16 and JUSTICE LEAGUE #15-17.

 

GREEN LANTERN VOL. 2: THE REVENGE OF BLACK HAND TP

Written by GEOFF JOHNS

Art by DOUG MAHNKE, CHRISTIAN ALAMY, RENATO GUEDES and ETHAN VAN SCIVER

Cover by DOUG MAHNKE and MARK IRWIN

On sale OCTOBER 16 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US

In this trade paperback collecting GREEN LANTERN #7-12 and ANNUAL #1, Hal Jordan and Sinestro find themselves investigating a crime that leads them to the homeworld of the Indigo Tribe. As their situation grows more and more dire, these unlikely allies uncover a secret that will change the Corps forever!

 

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA VOL. 1: WORLD’S MOST DANGEROUS HC

Written by GEOFF JOHNS and MATT KINDT

Art by DAVID FINCH, SCOTT CLARK, BRETT BOOTH and others

Cover by DAVID FINCH

On sale NOVEMBER 6 • 224 pg, FC, $24.99 US

Green Lantern! Green Arrow! Catwoman! Katana! Vibe! Hawkman! Stargirl! They aren’t the world’s greatest Super Heroes—they’re the most dangerous! But why does a team like the JLA need to exist? What is their ultimate mission? And who is pulling the strings? Find out in this collection of the first five issues of the new series as the team takes on the Secret Society of Super-Villains!

 

SUPERMAN: H’EL ON EARTH HC

Written by SCOTT LOBDELL, TOM DeFALCO and MIKE JOHNSON

Art by KENNETH ROCAFORT, R.B. SILVA, MAHMUD ASRAR, ROB LEAN, ROGER ROBINSON, IBAN COELLO and AMILCAR PINNA

Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT

NOVEMBER 27 • 296 pg, FC, $29.99 US

H’El comes to Earth in these stories from SUPERMAN #13-17, SUPERBOY #14-17 and SUPERGIRL #14-17! This figure from Krypton’s past hopes to revive the dead planet—in place of this one! As hero fights hero, will the Kryptonians be able to defeat H’El, who is their equal in every way?

 

BATMAN: DETECTIVE COMICS VOL. 3 —EMPEROR PENGUIN HC

Written by JOHN LAYMAN

Art by JASON FABOK and ANDY CLARKE

Cover by JASON FABOK

On sale NOVEMBER 20 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US

The Dark Knight faces deadly foes including Poison Ivy, Clayface and the Penguin in these stories from DETECTIVE COMICS #13-18. This volume also includes chapters from the epic “Death of the Family” and “Requiem” sagas.

 

BATMAN, INCORPORATED VOL. 2: GOTHAM’S MOST WANTED HC

Written by GRANT MORRISON

Art by CHRIS BURNHAM and JASON MASTERS

Cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

On sale NOVEMBER 27 • 240 pg, FC, $24.99 US

In this new collection of issues #7-13 of the hit BATMAN, INCORPORATED series and the BATMAN, INCORPORATED SPECIAL #1, Batman and his allies must strengthen their resolve as Leviathan moves against Gotham City. Everything since issue #1 has been leading to the tragic moment in which Damian Wayne pays the ultimate price in the war against crime!

 

BATMAN AND ROBIN VOL. 3: DEATH OF THE FAMILY HC

Written by PETER J. TOMASI

Art by PATRICK GLEASON, MICK GRAY and others

Cover by PATRICK GLEASON

On sale NOVEMBER 27 • 144 pg, FC, $22.99 US

In the stories from issues #15-17, BATMAN #17 and BATMAN AND ROBIN ANNUAL #1, Damian battles The Joker—with catastrophic results! What secrets will be revealed?

 

BATMAN VOL. 2: THE CITY OF OWLS TP

Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JAMES TYNION IV

Art by GREG CAPULLO, JONATHAN GLAPION, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, ANDY CLARKE and JASON FABOK

Cover by GREG CAPULLO

On sale OCTOBER 9 • 208 pg, FC, $16.99 US

In this new trade paperback collecting BATMAN #8-12 and ANNUAL #1, Bruce Wayne has learned that the Court of Owls is real—and a deadly threat to Gotham City! As Batman struggles to stop the Court of Owls before they claim the city for their own, he uncovers dark secrets about the Wayne family and the city he’s sworn to protect!

 

BATGIRL VOL. 2: KNIGHTFALL DESCENDS TP

Written by GAIL SIMONE

Art by ARDIAN SYAF, ED BENES and others

Cover by ARDIAN SYAF and VICENTE CIFUENTES

On sale OCTOBER 23 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US

In these tales from issues #0 and 7-13, Barbara Gordon faces the gentleman killer Grotesque. Plus: The Court of Owls sets its sights on Commissioner Gordon; and a woman sentenced to Arkham Asylum emerges more dangerous than the inmates she was locked up with.

 

CATWOMAN: DEATH OF THE FAMILY TP

Written by ANN NOCENTI

Art by RAFA SANDOVAL, JORDI TARRAGONA, EMANUELA LUPACCHINO, ADRIAN MELO and others

Cover by ANDY CLARKE

On sale OCTOBER 16 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US

Catwoman must stay one step of The Joker ahead as he terrorizes Batman and his allies during “Death of the Family.” Then, Catwoman is hired to steal the Black Diamond—the source of Eclipso’s power! Collecting CATWOMAN #0, 13-18 and a story from YOUNG ROMANCE #1.

 

I, VAMPIRE VOL. 3: WAVE OF MUTILATION TP

Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV

Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO, DENNIS CALERO and others

Cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO

On sale OCTOBER 9 • 192 pg, FC, $16.99 US

A nightmare has come true in this volume collecting I, VAMPIRE #0 and 13-19: Andrew Bennett, the only good vampire, has gone very, very bad! Now it’s up to Mary, Queen of Blood, to stop him. But to do that, she must find out which vampire turned him.

 

SUICIDE SQUAD VOL. 3: DEATH IS FOR SUCKERS TP

Written by ADAM GLASS

Art by FERNANDO DAGNINO, HENRIK JONSSON and SANDU FLOREA

Cover by KEN LASHLEY

On sale OCTOBER 23 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

As the Suicide Squad closes in on Basilisk leader Regulus, Deadshot and Harley discover sleeper agents in their ranks. Meanwhile, Harley must face her former boyfriend, The Joker! Collecting issues #14-19 of the hard-hitting series!

 

BATMAN: ODYSSEY TP

Written by NEAL ADAMS

Art by NEAL ADAMS and others

Cover by NEAL ADAMS

On sale OCTOBER 2 • 368 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Legendary Batman artist and comics pioneer Neal Adams returns to Gotham City with an electrifying new story that pits The Dark Knight against villains and allies old and new! Now, all thirteen issues of BATMAN: ODYSSEY are collected in trade paperback!

 

EARTH 2 VOL. 1: THE GATHERING TP

Written by JAMES ROBINSON

Art by NICOLA SCOTT, TREVOR SCOTT and EDUARDO PANSICA

Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO

On sale OCTOBER 2 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Who are the heroes of Earth 2? When Batman, Wonder Woman and Superman of Earth 2 fall in battle, it’s up to a new breed of heroes to come together to combat the returning evil of Apokolips! Collecting issues #1-6 of the DC COMICS—THE NEW 52 series!

 

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US VOL. 1 HC

Written by TOM TAYLOR

Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK, MIKE S. MILLER and others

Video game art cover

On sale NOVEMBER 13 • 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US

From the makers of Mortal Kombat comes the critically acclaimed prequel comic to the smash-hit fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us! In this new hardcover collecting issues #1-6 of the hit series, things in the DC Universe have changed after Superman is tricked into destroying the one thing he loves most. Now unwilling to let crime go unpunished, the heroes of our world must choose if they are with Superman or against him. But not every country will submit to his new world order—and neither will Batman!

 

JSA LIBERTY FILES: THE WHISTLING SKULL TP

Written by B. CLAY MOORE

Art and cover by TONY HARRIS

On sale OCTOBER 30 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

The acclaimed 6-issue miniseries is collected in this new trade paperback! In 1940s Europe, the Nazi war machine is on the move...but crimes are still committed in even the smallest hamlets. One heroic duo must solve the most bizarre mystery of all, but as the Whistling Skull learns to rely on the memories of the Whistling Skulls that came before to uncover the truth in the midst of chaos!

 

DEADSHOT: BEGINNINGS TP

Written by JOHN OSTRANDER, KIM YALE, STEVE ENGLEHART, DOUG MOENCH, GERRY CONWAY and PAUL LEVITZ

Art by LUKE McDONNELL, MARSHALL ROGERS, TERRY AUSTIN, DON NEWTON and others

Cover by LUKE McDONNELL

On sale OCTOBER 30 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US

In these bullet-ridden 1980s tales, Deadshot goes on a solo mission to kill a crime boss known as El Jefe, only to learn that the men who sent him on this mission have ulterior motives. Collects DEADSHOT #1-4, BATMAN #369 and DETECTIVE COMICS #474.

 

FRACTION TP NEW EDITION

Written by DAVID TISCHMAN

Art by TIMOTHY GREEN II

Cover by TOMER HANUKA

On sale OCTOBER 16 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US

All six issues of the cult-favorite 2004 series are collected in this new edition of the collection! FRACTION stars four tough young men from Philly’s mean streets who pull off a drunken robbery. What they end up stealing is a high-tech suit of battle armor. How far will each of them go to use the armor for his own purposes?

 

SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 VOL. 3: HAUNTED TP

Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER

Art by JORGE JIMENEZ

Cover by SCOTT KOLINS

On sale OCTOBER 16 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

In these stories from issues #9-12, mysterious speed storms have struck across the globe, and a familiar face returns to help Clark to stop them. Then, Lex moves against Tess to reveal what she knows about The Man of Steel, and the secrets of Earth-Two Chloe are revealed!

 

SUPERMAN: DARK KNIGHT OVER METROPOLIS TP

Written by JOHN BYRNE, ROGER STERN, DAN JURGENS and JERRY ORDWAY Art by BRETT BREEDING, ARTHUR ADAMS, DAN JURGENS, JERRY ORDWAY and others

Cover by ARTHUR ADAMS

On sale OCTOBER 16 • 168 pg, FC, $14.99 US

In these 1980s tales, Superman calls on Batman to battle Intergang, and then entrusts Batman with a Kryptonite ring! Collected from SUPERMAN #44, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #466-467, ACTION COMICS #653-654 and ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #1.