Collected Editions Group Solicits (September/October 2015)

Collected Editions Group Solicits (September/October 2015)

By Kelley Popham Monday, May 18th, 2015
BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE HC BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SET
Written by various • Art by various
Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
On sale TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 • 240 pg, B&W, $26.99 US
Presented in stark black-and-white tones, this collection of the Dark Knight adventures features stories and art by stellar creators including Neil Gaiman, Joe Kubert, Frank Miller, Jim Lee and more. Comes with the BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHT animated movie on Blu-Ray and DVD discs, featuring six spellbinding chapters! Read the book, watch the movie!
 
THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN HC BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SET
Written by various • Art by various
Cover by DAN JURGENS and BRETT BREEDING
On sale TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 • 168 pg, FC, $26.99 US
When a hulking monster begins a mindless rampage, only Superman can stand against the monstrosity called “Doomsday.” Accompanying this collection is the animated movie SUPERMAN: DOOMSDAY on
Blu-Ray and DVD discs! Read the book, watch the movie!
 
BATMAN YEAR ONE HC BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SET
Written by FRANK MILLER
Art and cover by
DAVID MAZZUCCHELLI
On sale TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1
144 pg, FC • $26.99 US
One of the most important and critically acclaimed Batman adventures ever! In addition to telling the entire dramatic story of Batman’s first year fighting crime, this collection includes loads of reproductions of original pencils, script pages, promotional art, unseen Mazzucchelli Batman art and more! Accompanied with the book is the hit BATMAN: YEAR ONE animated movie on Blu-Ray and DVD discs. Read the book, watch the movie!
 
JUSTICE LEAGUE ORIGIN HC BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SET
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by JIM LEE, SCOTT WILLIAMS and others
Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
On sale TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1
192 pg, FC • $26.99 US
In a universe where super heroes are strange and new, Batman has discovered a dark evil that requires him to unite the World’s Greatest Heroes! Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Aquaman, The Flash and Cyborg unite for the first time to form the JUSTICE LEAGUE in these stories from issues #1-5 of the smash-hit series! Included with this volume is the animated movie JUSTICE LEAGUE: WAR on Blu-Ray and DVD discs, bringing Geoff Johns and Jim Lee’s epic story to the screen. Read the book, watch the movie!
 
JLA EARTH 2 HC BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SET
Written by GRANT MORRISON • Art and cover by FRANK QUITELY
On sale TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 • 144 pg, FC, $26.99 US
Nothing has ever threatened the Crime Syndicate of Amerika proudly enforce—until a twisted mirror image of the CSA arrives from the flipside of reality! Accompanying this original graphic novel is JUSTICE LEAGUE: CRISIS ON TWO EARTHS, the animated movie inspired by the book on Blu-Ray and DVD discs. Read the book, watch the movie!
 
WONDER WOMAN: GODS AND MORTALS HC BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SET
Written by GEORGE PEREZ, LEN WEIN and GREG POTTER • Art by GEORGE PEREZ and BRUCE PATTERSON • Cover by GEORGE PEREZ
On sale TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 • 192 pg, FC, $26.99 US
Collecting WONDER WOMAN #1-7, this volume tells the young Amazon’s origin and her introduction to “Man’s World.” Wonder Woman must battle the chaos of the Greek god Ares before he starts World War III! This set includes the animated movie WONDER WOMAN on Blu-Ray and DVD discs. Read the book, watch the movie!
 
DC COMICS BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SLIPCASE SET
On sale TUESDAY SEPTEMBER 1 • $145.99 US
All six book-and-animated movie sets are also available in this amazing slipcase set! Each includes a hardcover book plus the animated movie inspired by the book in both Blu-Ray and DVD formats on two discs! This set includes:
• BATMAN BLACK AND WHITE
• THE DEATH OF SUPERMAN
• BATMAN YEAR ONE
• JUSTICE LEAGUE ORIGIN
• JLA EARTH 2
• WONDER WOMAN: GODS AND MORTALS
 
MAD’S ORIGINAL IDIOTS: JACK DAVIS TP
Written by HARVEY KURTZMAN
Art and cover by JACK DAVIS
On sale SEPTEMBER 30 • 152 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Hoo hah! One of MAD’s original “Usual Gang of Idiots,” artist Jack Davis specialized in parodies of horror and Western stories. This new title collects his work from the original 23 issues of the MAD comic book, all written by Harvey Kurtzman, including hilarious spoofs of The Lone Ranger, Alice in Wonderland, movies High Noon and The Barefoot Countessa, TV game show What’s My Line, plus an adaptation of the poem Casey at the Bat and much more!
 
MAD’S ORIGINAL IDIOTS: WALLY WOOD TP
Written by HARVEY KURTZMAN
Art and cover by WALLY WOOD
On sale SEPTEMBER 30 • 176 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Again, hoo hah! One of MAD’s original “Usual Gang of Idiots,” Wally Wood specialized in parodies of science fiction and war stories, as well as slick Hollywood films. This new title collects his work from the original 23 issues of the MAD comic book, all written by Harvey Kurtzman, including twisted takes on Superman, Batman, Little Orphan Annie, Flash Gordon, Prince Valiant, Julius Caesar, and movies like The Wild One, The Caine Mutiny and On the Waterfront.
 
MAD’S ORIGINAL IDIOTS: WILL ELDER TP
Written by HARVEY KURTZMAN
Art and cover by WILL ELDER
On sale SEPTEMBER 30 • 200 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Yet again, hoo hah! One of MAD’s original “Usual Gang of Idiots,” Bill Elder may have been MAD’s most versatile artist, able to mimic any other artist’s style while still retaining his own “chicken fat” approach to cartooning. This new title collects his work from the original 23 issues of the MAD comic book, all written by Harvey Kurtzman, including parodies of Sherlock Holmes, Frankenstein, Wonder Woman, Archie Comics, Popeye, Mickey Mouse, The Shadow, Dragnet, and much more.
 
MAD’S ORIGINAL IDIOTS: THE COMPLETE COLLECTION OF THE WORK OF JACK DAVIS, WILL ELDER AND WALLY WOOD IN MAD COMICS #1-23
Written by HARVEY KURTZMAN
Art by JACK DAVIS, WALLY WOOD and WILL ELDER
On sale SEPTEMBER 30 • 528 pg, FC, $44.99 US
Can’t decide which MAD ART book you want the most? We humbly suggest you buy them all in this new slipcase that includes all three volumes spotlighting the art of Jack Davis, Wally Wood and Will Elder, pulled from the pages of MAD COMICS #1-23!

 

BATMAN VOL. 6: GRAVEYARD SHIFT TP

Written by SCOTT SNYDER, MARGUERITE BENNETT and JAMES TYNION IV
Art by GREG CAPULLO, DANNY MIKI, ANDY KUBERT, DUSTIN NGUYEN, DEREK FRIDOLFS, ALEX MALEEV and others
Cover by GREG CAPULLO
On sale SEPTEMBER 30 • 224 pg, FC, $16.99 US
In these tales from BATMAN #0, 18-20, 28 and 34, plus BATMAN ANNUAL #2, look back to the early days of the Dark Knight, then see the impact of the death of his son, Damian! Plus, has Batman’s worst foe become...Bruce Wayne? This title also includes three pivotal chapters from the epic ZERO YEAR storyline, and a chapter that ties into BATMAN ETERNAL!

THE MULTIVERSITY DELUXE EDITION HC
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by IVAN REIS, JOE PRADO, BEN OLIVER, CAMERON STEWART, CHRIS SPROUSE, KARL STORY, JIM LEE, SCOTT WILLIAMS, DOUG MAHNKE and others
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale OCTOBER 21 • 448 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $49.99 US
The biggest adventure in DC’s history is here! Join visionary writer Grant Morrison, today’s most talented artists, and a cast of unforgettable heroes from 52 alternative Earths of the DC Multiverse! Prepare to meet the Vampire League of Earth-43, the Justice Riders of Earth-18, Superdemon, Doc Fate, the super-sons of Superman and Batman, the rampaging Retaliators of Earth-8, the Atomic Knights of Justice, Dino-Cop, Sister Miracle, Lady Quark, and the latest, greatest Super Hero of Earth-Prime: YOU! This deluxe edition hardcover collects all nine MULTIVERSITY issues, plus the indispensible GUIDEBOOK issue!
 
WONDER WOMAN VOL. 6: BONES TP
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by CLIFF CHIANG and GORAN SUDZUKA
Cover by CLIFF CHIANG
On sale SEPTEMBER 2 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 US
In this final WONDER WOMAN volume by Brian Azzarello and Cliff Chiang, Olympus must fall and its rightful ruler must be restored. Wonder Woman is locked in desperate battle with the First Born and the destiny of immortals at stake in these stories from WONDER WOMAN #30-35 and a story from SECRET ORIGINS #6.
 
THE NEW 52: FUTURES END VOL. 3 TP
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO, KEITH GIFFEN, DAN JURGENS and JEFF LEMIRE
Art by various
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale SEPTEMBER 9 • 408 pg, FC, $29.99 US
In this final volume of the hit weekly series, Brainiac has arrived from the stars, and he intends to take New York City with him as a souvenir. Superman, Batman Beyond, Firestorm, Stormwatch, and the Justice League Dark must band together stop Brainiac and Brother Eye from destroying the future. Collects THE NEW 52: FUTURES END #31-48.
 
SUICIDE SQUAD VOL. 1: TRIAL BY FIRE TP
Written by JOHN OSTRANDER
Art by LUKE McDONNELL, KARL KESEL and BOB LEWIS
Cover by JERRY BINGHAM
On sale SEPTEMBER 2 • 232 pg, FC, $19.99 US
In these stories from SUICIDE SQUAD #1-8 and SECRET ORIGINS #14, the team must take down the evil Jihad before it can attack the U.S. Then, the Squad is sent into Russia to extract a famous dissident—but can they get out alive?
 
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 SEPTEMBER 2 • 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.
 
BATMAN YEAR 100 DELUXE EDITION HC
Written by PAUL POPE
Art and cover by PAUL POPE
On sale OCTOBER 14 • 240 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $29.99 US
Visionary writer/artist Paul Pope presents a futuristic mystery of epic proportions! In Gotham City, 2039, a federal agent is murdered, and a contingent of Washington’s top agents is hot on the trail of the Batman, long thought gone, but now the suspect in the murder. This new collection of the 4-issue miniseries includes never before published sketch material!
 
BATMAN BEYOND 2.0 VOL. 3: MARKED SOUL TP
Written by KYLE HIGGINS and ALEC SIEGEL
Art by PHIL HESTER, CRAIG ROUSSEAU, THONY SILAS and others
Cover by THONY SILAS
On sale SEPTEMBER 9 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US
Superstar artist Phil Hester (GREEN ARROW) joins the team for a new storyline, and the answers to the big questions of what really happened between Bruce Wayne and Terry McGinnis start to be revealed here! BATMAN BEYOND 2.0 VOL. 3: MARKED SOUL collects print issues #13-16.
 
ARROW SEASON 2.5 TP
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM and KETO SHIMIZU
Art by JOE BENNETT, JACK JADSON and SZYMON KUDRANSKI
Photo cover
On sale SEPTEMBER 30 • 264 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Bridging the gap between seasons 2 and 3 of the hit TV series Arrow, these tales from issues #1-12 start with Oliver Queen’s battle against the Church of Blood, with the fate of Starling City hanging in the balance.
 
THE FLASH SEASON ZERO TP
Written by ANDREW KREISBERG, BROOKE ELKMEIER and KAI WU
Art by PHIL HESTER, ERIC GAPSTUR and MARCUS TO
Photo cover
On sale SEPTEMBER 2 • 264 pg, FC, $19.99 US
Follow the adventures of Barry Allen from issues #1-12 of this new series as he struggles to balance his job as a police crime scene investigator, his unrequited crush on Iris West, and his new life as Central City’s guardian angel!
 
ABSOLUTE GREEN LANTERN/GREEN ARROW HC
Written by DENNIS O’NEIL and ELIOT S. MAGGIN
Art by NEAL ADAMS, DICK GIORDANO and others
Cover by NEAL ADAMS
ADVANCE SOLICIT • On sale DECEMBER 9 • 368 pg, FC, 8.25” x 12.5”, $99.99 US
This stunning Absolute Edition features the classic team-ups in which Green Lantern and Green Arrow confronted menaces including racism, poverty, and drug abuse! Collects stories from GREEN LANTERN/GREEN ARROW #76-87 and 89, plus THE FLASH #217-219 and 226.
 
DEATHSTROKE BOOK AND MASK SET
Written by TONY S. DANIEL
Art by TONY S. DANIEL and SANDU FLOREA
Cover by TONY S. DANIEL
On sale NOVEMBER 4 • 144 pg, FC, approx. 8.5” wide x 11.75” tall x 5.25” deep, $29.99 US
The latest book and mask set stars classic DC villain Deathstroke, and features a PVC mask plus DEATHSTROKE VOL. 1: GODS OF WAR TP, collecting issues #1-6 of the new, hit series!
 
GRAPHIC INK: THE DC COMICS ART OF DARWYN COOKE HC
Written by DARWYN COOKE and others
Art by DARWYN COOK and others
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
On sale OCTOBER 14 • 400 pg, FC, 8.625” x 11.625”, $39.99 US
This beautiful book features the distinctive style of Eisner Award-winning writer/artist Darwyn Cooke, dating back to 1985’s TALENT SHOWCASE #19, and stories from BATMAN: GOTHAM KNIGHTS, LEGION WORLDS, JSA ALL STARS, JONAH HEX and more, plus dozens of covers!
 
THE NEW TEEN TITANS VOL. 3 TP
Written by MARV WOLFMAN and GEORGE PEREZ
Art by GEORGE PEREZ, ROMEO TANGHAL and others
Cover by GEORGE PEREZ
On sale SEPTEMBER 16 • 224 pg, FC, $19.99 US
In these NEW TITANS tales from issues #17-20 and TALES OF THE NEW TEEN TITANS #1-4, a childhood friend of Kid Flash is in trouble, and the Titans join together to help her. And, after a battle that almost destroys the Titans’ Tower, it becomes clear that there is someone very powerful at work behind the scenes.
 
CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS DELUXE EDITION HC
Written by MARV WOLFMAN
Art by GEORGE PEREZ, DICK GIORDANO, JERRY ORDWAY and others
Cover by GEORGE PEREZ
On sale OCTOBER 7 • 400 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $49.99 US
The 12-issue epic is collected in a deluxe hardcover! The mysterious Anti-Monitor has begun a crusade to end all existence. As alternate Earths are destroyed, the Monitor quickly assembles a team of heroes from across time and space to stop the menace!
 
THE BOY COMMANDOS BY JOE SIMON AND JACK KIRBY VOL. 2 HC
Written by JOE SIMON and JACK KIRBY
Art by JOE SIMON, JACK KIRBY and others
Cover by JOE SIMON and JACK KIRBY
On sale OCTOBER 7 • 320 pg, FC, $49.99 US
In these stories from THE BOY COMMANDOS #3-5, WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #10-13 and DETECTIVE COMICS #74-83 and 85, the Boy Commandos must escape enemy kidnappers, encounter a mystical monk looking for items that exemplify modern civilization, set up a pirate radio station behind enemy lines, and stand accused of treason.