Matthew Sturges is the co-writer of JACK OF FABLES, the popular monthly series that spins out of the Eisner Award-winning series Fables created by Bill Willingham. He has also written the novel Midwinter as well as innumerable fantasy and science fiction stories.
COUNTDOWN TO MYSTERY #1
Get ready for two incredible features in a new monthly series that shine a light on the dark places in the DCU! The Helmet of Fate has landed…on Kent Nelson — a man so far down on his luck, he doesn't know what luck is! The transformative nature of the helmet grants him powers he can't begin to comprehend…but will they make his life better, or even worse? Plus, Eclipso becomes the temptress of the DCU, bribing its heroes to the dark side in more ways than one! She succeeds…and the results will shock you!
COUNTDOWN TO MYSTERY #2
Doctor Fate faces a steep learning curve when it comes to mastering his new powers. Uneasy lies the head who wears the helmet when he faces "The Devourer of Souls" in Las Vegas! Plus, Eclipso has discovered Plastic Man's weak point: attacking him through his son, the Titan known as "The Offspring!"
COUNTDOWN TO MYSTERY #3
Eclipso continues her maniacal mission to corrupt the heroes of the DCU! Find out who's next in her path! Plus, Doctor Fate enters a simple storefront that introduces him to a woman who will change his life!
JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #24
lack Adam and Isis" part 2 and featuring an "Origins and Omens" backup! The Justice Society faces off against a fully powered Black Adam and his wife, Isis, for control of the Rock of Eternity. But when Mary Marvel enters the fray, will she side with the Justice Society or join the Black Marvel family?
JSA ALL-STARS #7
Following Damage's untimely death in BLACKEST NIGHT, the All-Stars gather to pay their respects to their fallen comrade.In the co-feature, their powers and abilities may not be enough to help the unusual team of Liberty Belle, Hourman, Tigress and Icicle when they face various death traps left on their trail to finding the Staff of Life!
JSA ALL-STARS #8
The All-Stars are on the trail of a bizarre drug cartel consisting of genetically altered jungle animals! The insanity leads the young Justice Society team to a confrontation with actual gods & goddesses – welcome to the big leagues, All-Stars! And in the co-feature: It's Hourman and Tigress together while Liberty Belle and Icicle join forces in an all-out effort to stop the mysterious enemy who has led the mismatched hero/villain teams on a globe-spanning wild goose chase!
JSA ALL-STARS #9
The gods seem to be inside the minds of the All-Stars, which is only their first step toward reemerging on Earth. The takeover splits the team up as they try preventing the return of these ancient mysteries on two fronts – in the jungles of Parador and on the mean streets of Los Angeles!Also, in the co-feature: Hourman is forced to do something he swore he'd never do again – all in an effort to save the villains Tigress and the Icicle!
COUNTDOWN TO MYSTERY #4
Kent Nelson, feeling sorry for himself, falls off the wagon and into despair…which would be miserable enough for an obscure, powerless infividual — but Kent possesses the helmet and identity of Doctor Fate! Plus, a shocking new development in the life of Eclipso — unlike everything you've seen in a DC series before!