Collected Editions Group Solicits (December 2014)

Collected Editions Group Solicits (December 2014)

By Clark Bull Monday, September 15th, 2014

SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE VOL. 3 HC
Written by J. MICHAEL STRACZYNSKI
Art by ARDIAN SYAF and SANDRA HOPE
Cover by ARDIAN SYAF
On sale FEBRUARY 4 • 136 pg, FC, $22.99 US
Who will save Superman? He may be invulnerable – but he’s also alone! In his brief career as a costumed hero, Clark Kent has run a gantlet of the world’s most deadly and monstrous villains. But his most dire threat may come from two powerless humans who happen to be the two smartest people on the planet. Lex and Alexandra Luthor have been paid to find a way to cancel Superman’s powers – and the man who destroyed Krypton has been welcomed by the world’s governments to complete his mission – with the murder of Kal-El! Betrayed and at his most vulnerable, there’s no place to hide and no one Superman can trust!
Don’t miss the follow-up to the New York Times #1 best-selling graphic novels SUPERMAN: EARTH ONE VOL. 1 and 2!

BIRDS OF PREY VOL. 5: SOUL CRISIS TP
Written by CHRISTY MARX
Art by ROMANO MOLENAAR, SCOTT McDANIEL, JONATHAN GLAPION, DANIEL SAMPERE, ROBSON ROCHA, JORDI TARRAGONA, MARC DEERING and OCLAIR ALBERT
Cover by JORGE MOLINA
On sale JANUARY 21 • 232 pg, FC, $17.99 US
The Birds find a new benefactor and a new mission: to take down Ra’s al Ghul! But when Black Canary confronts the Demon’s Head, he makes her an offer that could save her husband! Will she take him up on it? Find out in these stories from issues #25, 27-34 and BIRDS OF PREY: FUTURES END #1.

AQUAMAN AND THE OTHERS VOL. 1: LEGACY OF GOLD TP
Written by DAN JURGENS and JOHN OSTRANDER
Art by LAN MEDINA, ALLEN MARTINEZ and others
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale JANUARY 21 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US
In these tales from issues #1-5 of the new series plus AQUAMAN #20 and AQUAMAN ANNUAL #1, Aquaman reunites with The Prisoner, Ya’Wara, and The Operative after they find themselves targeted by an unknown foe who wants their Atlantean artifacts!

DEATHBLOW TP
Written by BRANDON CHOI and JIM LEE
Art by JIM LEE, TIM SALE and others
Cover by JIM LEE
On sale JANUARY 7 • 272 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Now in paperback, this title collects issues #1-12 of the series illustrated by Jim Lee and Tim Sale, plus a story from DARKER IMAGE #1. Deathblow is a Black Ops agent with the powers of immortality who is pulled into a deadly battle between good and evil!

DC: THE NEW FRONTIER DELUXE EDITION HC
Written by DARWYN COOKE
Art by DARWYN COOKE, J. BONE, DAVE BULLOCK and others
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
On sale FEBRUARY 11 • 480 pg, 7.0625” x 10.875” FC, $49.99 US
Darwyn Cooke’s acclaimed take on the Silver Age heroes of DC Comics is back in a new hardcover collecting the 6-issue miniseries plus, for the first time, JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE NEW FRONTIER SPECIAL #1! When Cold War paranoia outlawed the heroes of the Golden Age, stalwarts such as Batman, Superman and Wonder Woman continued to fight for truth and justice. But as the world hurtled toward an uncertain future, a new breed of hero would define the American Way!

THE FLASH VOL. 5: HISTORY LESSONS TP
Written by BRIAN BUCCELLATO and CHRISTOS N. GAGE
Art by BRETT BOOTH, NORM RAPMUND, PATRICK ZIRCHER, AGUSTIN PADILLA, NEIL GOOGE and others
Cover by PASCAL FERRY
On sale JANUARY 28 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
In these stories from issues #26-29 and FLASH ANNUAL #2, find out how Barry Allen adjusts after his battle with Reverse-Flash! Plus, witness the first meeting of The Flash and Green Lantern!

THE FLASH VOL. 4: REVERSE TP
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL, TOM NGUYEN and SCOTT HEPBURN
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
On sale JANUARY 28 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US
In these stories from THE FLASH #20-25 and #23.3: REVERSE FLASH, a Speed-Force killer has left a trail of bodies in his wake, and only Barry has the power to stop him. But when the killer stays one step ahead of him, Barry finds himself face to face with the Teen Titans and Kid Flash for the first time, which leads to a confrontation with Reverse-Flash!

SUPERMAN VOL. 5: UNDER FIRE HC
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by KENNETH ROCAFORT, KEN LASHLEY, ED BENES, BRETT BOOTH, NORM RAPMUND and others
Cover by ED BENES
On sale FEBRUARY 4 • 168 pg, FC, $22.99 US
In the wake of the Psi War, Lois Lane lies in a coma, unable to speak – but her newfound powers allow her to astral project in times of need. It is just this power that brings the power hungry creature Parasite to Metropolis in search of Lois. Is there anything The Man of Steel can do, or will he lose his best friend? Collects SUPERMAN #25-31.

SINESTRO VOL. 1: THE DEMON WITHIN TP
Written by CULLEN BUNN and MATT KINDT
Art by DALE EAGLESHAM and RAGS MORALES
Cover by DALE EAGLESHAM
On sale JANUARY 7 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Thaal Sinestro has lost everything he’s ever loved: his home, his family, his only friend. But no matter how desperate he becomes, Sinestro will never be without fear...a lesson his sometime ally Lyssa Drak is eager to teach him! Can he take back the despicable Yellow Lantern Corps? Or does the universe have a new destiny in mind for Sinestro? Find out in this first SINESTRO title collecting issues #1-5, SINESTRO: FUTURES END #1 and GREEN LANTERN #23.4: SINESTRO.

GREEN LANTERN CORPS VOL. 5: UPRISING TP
Written by VAN JENSEN and ROBERT VENDITTI
Art by BERNARD CHANG, SCOTT KOLINS, CHRIS BATISTA and others
Cover by STEPHEN SEGOVIA
On sale JANUARY 14 • 264 pg, FC, $19.99 US
With the Corps under attack by the Khund and the shapeshifting Durlans in stories from GREEN LANTERN CORPS #28-34, GREEN LANTERN #31-33 and GREEN LANTERN CORPS ANNUAL #2, John Stewart must unravel the mystery behind the destroyed Sector Houses!

SUPERBOY VOL. 5: PARADOX TP
Written by MARV WOLFMAN, FRANK HANNAH and AARON KUDER
Art by ANDRES GUINALDO, JORGE JIMENEZ and others
Cover by RAFAEL SANDOVAL
On sale JANUARY 7 • 232 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Following FOREVER EVIL, Superboy and the Teen Titans are stranded in the future with no way back home – and Conner Kent faces some startling revelations about his origins and future! Can he and the team rescue Kid Flash and find the way back to their own era, or will they be lodged in the future forever? Find out in these stories from issues #26-34 and SUPERBOY: FUTURES END #1!

SUPERGIRL VOL. 5: RED DAUGHTER OF KRYPTON TP
Written by MICHAEL ALAN NELSON and others
Art by DIOGENES NEVES, CHAD HARDIN, PAULO SIQUEIRA and others
Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale JANUARY 14 • 256 pg, FC, $17.99 US
Supergirl will burn down the universe before she lets another person tell her who she should be – and her journey as a Red Lantern begins here. The new chapter of Supergirl’s life begins in issues #26-33, plus GREEN LANTERN #28 and RED LANTERNS #28-29.

SUPERMAN: KRYPTON RETURNS HC
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL, JUSTIN JORDAN, MICHAEL ALAN NELSON, TOM DeFALCO, MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON
Art by R.B. SILVA, ED BENES, MAHMUD ASRAR, PAULO SIQUEIRA, KENNETH ROCAFORT, DAN JURGENS and others
Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale FEBRUARY 11 • 208 pg, FC, $24.99 US
In this epic story from SUPERBOY #0 and 25, SUPERGIRL #0 and 25, SUPERMAN #0, 25 AND 23.3: H’EL, and ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #2, three heroes must unite to prevent He’l from dooming the entire universe!

AME-COMI GIRLS VOL. 3: EARTH IN CRISIS TP
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by HORACIO DOMINGUES, TED NAIFEH, EDUARDO FRANCISCO, ADAM ARCHER and others
Cover by JONBOY MEYER
On sale JANUARY 28 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
In these stories from issues #5-8, the Ame-Comi universe is under attack! As an intergalactic threat strikes Earth and beyond, can the heroines band together in time to save everyone?

TRINITY OF SIN: THE PHANTOM STRANGER VOL. 3: THE CRACK IN CREATION TP
Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art by FERNANDO BLANCO, MIGUEL SEPULVEDA and DIEGO OLMOS
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale JANUARY 14 • 264 pg, FC, $19.99 US
With the Justice League missing and the villains in control, Phantom Stranger must destroy evil itself! But to stop the Crime Syndicate, Deadman must take control of Aquaman’s body! These stories from issues #12-22 and TRINITY OF SIN: PHANTOM STRANGER FUTURES END #1 guest-star Pandora, Swamp Thing, Constantine and others!

BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE VOL. 4 TP
Written and illustrated by CHIP KIDD and MICHAEL CHO, NEAL ADAMS, MARIS WICKS and JOE QUINONES, DAN DIDIO and J.G. JONES, RAFAEL GRAMPA, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE, JEFF LEMIRE and ALEX NINO, LEE BERMEJO, DAMION SCOTT, PAUL DINI and STEPHANE ROUX, MARV WOLFMAN and RICCARDO BURCHIELLI, NATHAN EDMONDSON and KENNETH ROCAFORT, DUSTIN NGUYEN, MICHAEL ALLRED and LAURA ALLRED, KEITH GIFFEN and JAVIER PULIDO, BLAIR BUTLER and CHRIS WESTON, LEN WEIN and VICTOR IBANEZ, JIMMY PALMIOTTI and ANDREW ROBINSON and others
Cover by MARC SILVESTRI
On sale JANUARY 14 • 288 pg, B&W, $19.99 US
The legendary, Eisner Award-winning series BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE returns in a brand-new volume featuring tales of the Dark Knight by some of comics’ greatest writers and artists!

SUPERMAN: THE POWER WITHIN TP
Written by ROGER STERN
Art by CURT SWAN, JOHN BEATTY, MURPHY ANDERSON and others
Cover by BRENT ANDERSON
On sale JANUARY 7 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US
In these stories from ACTION COMICS WEEKLY #601-641, ACTION COMICS #658, SUPERMAN #48 and ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #471, Superman saves an innocent man from murder only to discover he is part of a cult that worships the Man of Steel – and the would-be killer is part of a faction dedicated to wiping them out!

SHOWCASE PRESENTS: BLUE BEETLE TP
Written by LEN WEIN and JOEY CAVALIERI
Art by PARIS CULLINS, BRUCE PATTERSON, CHUCK PATTON, ROSS ANDRU, GIL KANE and others
Cover by PARIS CULLINS and BRUCE PATTERSON
On sale JANUARY 28 • 584 pg, B&W, $19.99 US
This value-priced title collects the entire 24-issue run of BLUE BEETLE from the 1980s, including the Beetle’s battles against DC Universe villains Chronos and Dr. Alchemy. Includes appearances by The Question and the Teen Titans in stories from BLUE BEETLE #1-24.

INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US VOL. 2 TP
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art by JHEREMY RAAPACK, MIKE S. MILLER, TOM DERENICK and others
Game art cover
On sale JANUARY 7 • 224 pg, FC, $16.99 US
From the ashes of Metropolis come Superman and the JLA’s newest ally: Lex Luthor! Against all odds, he’s not only survived but now embraces Superman’s goals. Of course, Lex has his own ideas for how to create a better world. The Man of Steel trusts him, but can the rest of his allies be so sure? Collecting INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #7-12 and ANNUAL #1!

JLA VOL. 6 TP
Written by JOE KELLY
Art by DOUG MAHNKE, TOM NGUYEN, YVEL GUICHET, LEWIS LaROSA and others
Cover by DOUG MAHNKE and TOM NGUYEN
On sale JANUARY 21 • 432 pg, FC, $24.99 US
With Wonder Woman’s Lasso of Truth severed, the very concept of truth has been fractured – and the Justice League must contend with a world redefined by the dreams and fears of the human race. Then, the JLA battles for control of Atlantis with the help of some mages...and when only Batman remains, the Dark Knight assembles an unexpected new Justice League! Don’t miss this title collecting JLA #61-76.

BEWARE THE BATMAN VOL. 1 TP
Written by IVAN COHEN, MATTHEW K. MANNING, SCOTT BEATTY and MIKE W. BARR
Art by LUCIANO VECCHIO and DARIO BRIZUELA
Cover by LUCIANO VECCHIO
On sale JANUARY 21 • 144 pg, FC, $12.99 US
In this all-ages title based on the Cartoon Network series, Bruce Wayne and his butler, former secret spy Alfred Pennyworth, take on Gotham City’s worst evildoers! Batman’s skills will be put to the test against villains Professor Pyg, Man-Bat, Tobias Whale and more in stories from issues #1-6.