DC is going to be putting out re-releases of various #1’s and some reissues of comics that have been turned into animated features. This winter, check out some of these new editions of some favorites, and maybe pick up the movie for them if you haven’t collected them yet, along with some of the continuing collections of ongoing titles.
DC ESSENTIALS: DC: THE NEW FRONTIER #1Written by DARWYN COOKEArt and cover by DARWYN COOKEOn sale JANUARY 6 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 USWorld War II is over. The Cold War has begun. And the Age of the Super-hero is in decline. But where are the heroes of tomorrow? This is the opening chapter of DC: THE NEW FRONTIER, reprinted at just $1.00 with pages from the DC ESSENTIALS CATALOGUE!DC ESSENTIALS: SUPERMAN/BATMAN #1Written by JEPH LOEBArt and cover by ED McGUINNESS and DEXTER VINESOn sale JANUARY 20 • 64 pg, FC, $1.00 USIn this first chapter of “Public Enemies,” the identity of the man who murdered Bruce Wayne’s parents is uncovered, while Lex Luthor assembles a mysterious team of heroes assigned to help Superman…but is that their only objective? Reprinted at just $1.00 with pages from the DC ESSENTIALS CATALOGUE!DC COMICS ESSENTIALS AND CHRONOLOGY CATALOGUE 2016Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADOOn sale JANUARY 13 • 114 pg, FC • FREE!The DC ENTERTAINMENT GRAPHIC NOVEL ESSENTIALS AND CHRONOLOGY is back! Newly updated for 2016, this FREE catalogue features a new cover by superstar artist Ivan Reis! And you won’t want to miss the revised version of the DC 25 Essential Graphic Novels, reading guides and more!CONSTANTINE, THE HELLBLAZER VOL. 1: GOING DOWN TPWritten by MING DOYLE and JAMES TYNION IVArt by RILEY ROSSMO, VANESA DEL REY and CHRIS VISIONSCover by RILEY ROSSMOOn sale FEBRUARY 10 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 USTHE FIRST COLLECTION OF THE NEW DC SERIES IS HERE!The dark adventures of DC’s foremost occult detective continue in issues #1-6 of his all-new series, plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: SHAZAM! #2, as he investigates the cruelest case he’s ever come across—his own dark history!Someone is murdering ghosts, a supernatural crime so impossible to solve that John Constantine is forced to return to London and seek help from the one person he hates more than any other; a magician above reproach, a darling of London high society, and a friend to superheroes everywhere. She is Georgiana Snow…the HECKBLAZER!MARTIAN MANHUNTER VOL. 1: THE EPIPHANY TPWritten by ROB WILLIAMSArt by EDDY BARROWS and EBER FERREIRACover by DAN PANOSIANOn sale FEBRUARY 24 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 USTHE FIRST COLLECTION OF THE NEW DC SERIES IS HERE!Trust no one as the Martian Manhunter tries to stop ruthless alien terrorists from destroying our world! But to stop the Martian invasion of Earth, J’onn J’onzz must make the ultimate sacrifice. And when the Martian moon Phobos falls into Earth’s orbit, the invasion kicks into high gear! Guest-starring Superman—who demands to know what J’onn J’onnz knew about the Martians’ terrible plans for Earth. Collects the first six issues of the new series, plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #2.MIDNIGHTER VOL. 1: OUT TPWritten by STEVE ORLANDOArt by ACO, ALEC MORGAN and STEPHEN MOONEYCover by ACOOn sale FEBRUARY 17 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 USTHE FIRST COLLECTION OF THE NEW DC SERIES IS HERE!Spinning out of GRAYSON comes a solo series starring the man who can predict your every move…but no one will be able to predict what he’ll do next! A theft at the God Garden has unleashed a wave of dangerous biotech weapons on the world, and Midnighter intends to put that genie back in the bottle by any means necessary. But something else was stolen from the Garden as well…the secret history of Lucas Trent, the man Midnighter once was! Collects MIDNIGHTER #1-7, plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: NIGHTWING/ORACLE #2.PREZ VOL. 1: CORNDOG IN CHIEF TPWritten by MARK RUSSELLArt by BEN CALDWELL, MARK MORALES, SEAN PARSONS and DOMONIKE STANTONCover by BEN CALDWELLOn sale FEBRUARY 3 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 USMeet Beth Ross, the first teenaged President of the United States. In a nation where corporations can run for office, the poor are used as human billboards, and tacos are delivered by drone, our only hope is this nineteen-year-old Twitter sensation. But the real question isn’t whether she’s ready for politics—it’s whether politics is ready for her.Writer Mark Russell (God Is Disappointed in You) and artist Ben Caldwell (Star Wars: Clone Wars) take on a very unusual hero in these stories from PREZ #1-6, along with the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: BATGIRL #2.ROBIN: SON OF BATMAN VOL. 1 – YEAR OF BLOOD HCWritten by PATRICK GLEASONArt and cover by PATRICK GLEASON and MICK GRAYOn sale MARCH 23 • 176 pg, FC, $22.99 USTHE FIRST COLLECTION OF THE NEW DC SERIES IS HERE!Before he was Robin, Batman’s son Damian Wayne was raised by his mother, Talia al Ghul, to lead the vicious League of Assassins. In these stories from issues #1-6 of his new solo series, plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #2., the son of Batman has freed himself from that destiny and is about to embark on a globe-spanning quest to atone for the horrible acts he committed during the most brutal portion of his old life, The Year of Blood!BATGIRL VOL. 2: FAMILY BUSINESS TPWritten by CAMERON STEWART and BRENDEN FLETCHERArt by BABS TARRCover by CAMERON STEWARTOn sale FEBRUARY 17 • 168 pg, FC, $16.99 USThere’s a new Batman in town—and that’s bad news for Barbara Gordon! She’s already got enough upheaval in her life, with her roommate Frankie now in on her biggest secret. And what happens when Livewire joins the fight with the intention of taking out both Batgirl and the mysterious new Batman? It’s all here, from the pages of BATGIRL #41-45, ANNUAL #3, and the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: INFINITY INC. #2.BATMAN: ARKHAM KNIGHT – GENESIS HCWritten by PETER J. TOMASIArt by ALISSON BORGES and DEXTER SOYVideo game art coverOn sale MARCH 23 • 144 pg, FC, $19.99 USIn this prequel to the smash-hit video game phenomenon Batman: Arkham Knight, learn more about the game’s main villain—or is he really a hero?—with this definitive origin tale. Collected from the 6-issue miniseries, this is a must-have for any fan of the Rocksteady games!INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US YEAR THREE VOL. 1 TPWritten by TOM TAYLORArt by MIKE S. MILLER, BRUNO REDONDO and othersCover by NEIL GOOGEOn sale FEBRUARY 10 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 USThe war is over, but it claimed a civilian victim whose death John Constantine will not let go unavenged. Joining forces with Batman, Constantine unites a team of magical beings, super heroes, and ordinary humans to finish off Superman. Collects issues #1-7 of the hit series!BATMAN VOL. 8: SUPERHEAVY HCWritten by SCOTT SNYDERArt by GREG CAPULLO, DANNY MIKI and JOCKCover by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKIOn sale MARCH 16 • 160 pg, FC, $24.99 USAfter his deadliest battle to date, Batman is bruised, battered and scarred. And forever changed. Now, a figure in an 8-foot mechanized suit of armor roams the streets of Gotham City. More powerful than ever before, Batman’s pursuit of justice has never been more swift or efficient. But who is the new Dark Knight? And why is he…or she here? Plus, learn the secret origin of the strange new villain known as Mr. Bloom! Collects BATMAN #41-45 and a story from DC COMICS DIVERGENCE #1.DEATHSTROKE VOL. 2: GODKILLER TPWritten by TONY S. DANIEL and JAMES BONNYArt by TONY S. DANIEL, SANDU FLOREA and TYLER KIRKHAMCover by TONY S. DANIELOn sale FEBRUARY 24 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 USArmed by Hephaestus with a dangerous new weapon capable of taking down an Olympian god, Deathstroke takes on his toughest assignment yet. But with heroes like Superman and Wonder Woman in his way, killing a god is nearly impossible, even for one of the deadliest men in the universe. Guest-starring Harley Quinn. This title collects issues #7-10, ANNUAL #1 and the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: BATMAN: SHADOW OF THE BAT #2.BAT-MITE TPWritten by DAN JURGENSArt and cover by CORIN HOWELLOn sale FEBRUARY 17 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 USBat-Mite is here to fix the DC Universe—one hero at a time! Convinced that he’s the imp that put Batman on the map, he’s spreading his expertise all over the DC Universe, eager to boost the careers of heroes he thinks need his “help,” including Hawkman, Booster Gold and more! Will these heroes be as excited to receive Bat-Mite’s help as he is to give it? Find out in these stories from the 6-issue miniseries, plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: SUPERGIRL: MATRIX #2.BIZARRO TPWritten by HEATH CORSONArt and cover by GUSTAVO DUARTEOn sale FEBRUARY 3 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 USSuperman’s mirror-opposite enemy is back in his own solo series collecting the 6-issue miniseries and the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL #2! But let’s describe this in a way that makes sense:“Hate HARLEY QUINN? Then you will super hate BIZARRO! Bizarro star of worstest comic ever! Go ahead and miss it! If there’s one thing this graphic novel not have, it these two things: Jimmy Olsen and Chupacabras!”CATWOMAN VOL. 7: INHERITANCE TPWritten by GENEVIEVE VALENTINEArt by DAVID MESSINACover by KEVIN WADAOn sale FEBRUARY 17 • 160 pg, FC, $14.99 USSelina Kyle put aside her life as Catwoman to run Gotham City’s criminal underworld, but now the catsuit’s back on and Catwoman’s got a new mission: find out what happened to Batman! Spinning out of the events of BATMAN, Selina Kyle juggles a criminal empire on the brink of war and her search the Dark Knight. Collects issues #41-46, plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: SWAMP THING #2.BIRDS OF PREY VOL. 2 TPWritten by CHUCK DIXONArt by GREG LAND, DREW GERACI and othersCover by GREG LAND and BRIAN STELFREEZEOn sale FEBRUARY 24 • 200 pg, FC, $19.99 USIn this thrilling collection from BIRDS OF PREY #1-8 and the RAVENS one-shot, Oracle and Black Canary investigate a vicious slave trader, run into deadly female mercenaries, take on the Kobra crime organization, fight a prehistoric monster, try to bring a war criminal to trial, and cross paths with Dick Grayson!BATMAN: ARKHAM – SCARECROW TPWritten and illustrated by variousCover by JASON FABOKOn sale FEBRUARY 3 • 288 pg, FC, $19.99 USThe Scarecrow, one of the Dark Knight’s greatest foes, stars in this new best-of collection that includes tales from DETECTIVE COMICS #73, 389, 486 and 540, BATMAN #189, 296, 373, 523 and 524, DETECTIVE COMICS #23.3, BATMAN ANNUAL #19, JOKER’S ASYLUM: SCARECROW #1 and WORLD’S FINEST COMICS #3!IDENTITY CRISIS TP NEW EDITIONWritten by BRAD MELTZERArt by RAGS MORALES and MICHAEL BAIRCover by MICHAEL TURNEROn sale FEBRUARY 3 • 288 pg, FC, $19.99 USNew York Times best-selling author Brad Meltzer (GREEN ARROW) delivers an all-too-human look into the lives of superheroes in this new edition of the title collecting the 7-issue miniseries. When the spouse of a JLA member is brutally murdered, the entire superhero community searches for the killer, fearing their own loved ones may be the next targets! But before the mystery is fully solved, a number of long-buried secrets rise to the surface, threatening to tear apart and divide the heroes before they can bring the mysterious killer to justice.THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS TP NEW EDITIONWritten by FRANK MILLERArt by FRANK MILLER and KLAUS JANSONCover by FRANK MILLEROn sale FEBRUARY 10 • 224 pg, FC, $19.99 USIt’s the thirtieth anniversary of THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, and now DC Comics presents this classic title in a newly redesigned edition! Ten years after an aging Batman retired, Gotham City has sunk deeper into decadence and lawlessness. Now, when his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in a blaze of glory. Joined by Carrie Kelly, a teenaged Robin, Batman takes to the streets to end the threat of the mutant gangs that have overrun the city. And after facing off against his two greatest enemies, the Joker and Two-Face, for the final time, Batman finds himself in mortal combat with his former ally, Superman. The original 4-issue miniseries is presented here in its entirety.NEW SUICIDE SQUAD VOL. 2: MONSTERS TPWritten by SEAN RYANArt by PHILIPPE BRIONNESCover by JUAN FERRERYAOn sale FEBRUARY 3 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 USA breakaway faction of the League of Assassins has their eyes on the Suicide Squad. With new recruits in tow, infiltrating the deadly group will require extreme measures—and it may cost some squad members. How far will they push the limits and who will fall? Plus, how will Harley Quinn deal with her greatest enemy: boredom? Find out in these stories from NEW SUICIDE SQUAD #9-12, ANNUAL #1, plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #2.JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 7: DARKSEID WAR PART 1 HCWritten by GEOFF JOHNSArt by JASON FABOK, JIM LEE, PHIL JIMENEZ, JERRY ORDWAY, KEVIN MAGUIRE, SCOTT KOLINS and SCOTT WILLIAMSCover by JASON FABOKOn sale MARCH 9 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 USThe Justice League came together to stop the forces of Darkseid from destroying Earth five years ago. Now the ruler of Apokolips returns, but this time he’s set his sights on the world-shattering Anti-Monitor. Will the combined might of the Justice League be enough to protect Earth from becoming collateral damage as gods fight? This new JUSTICE LEAGUE hardcover collects JUSTICE LEAGUE #40-44 and a story from DC COMICS DIVERGENCE #1.DOOMED TPWritten by SCOTT LOBDELLArt and cover by JAVIER FERNANDEZOn sale FEBRUARY 17 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 USIn the aftermath of Superman: Doomed, Doomsday spores have given a Metropolis U student the ability to mutate into a hulking monstrosity. Using his powers to save the day, can he find the balance between school, work and his new position as superhero? Find out in these stories from DOOMED #1-6 plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: SUPERMAN #2.JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: THE SILVER AGE VOL. 1 TPWritten by GARDNER FOXArt by MIKE SEKOWSKY and othersCover by MIKE SEKOWSKY and MURPHY ANDERSONOn sale FEBRUARY 10 • 328 pg, FC, $19.99 USIn stories from BRAVE AND THE BOLD #28-30, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #1-18 and MYSTERY IN SPACE #75, the World’s Greatest Heroes stand against intergalactic, mystical, and super-powered rogues Starro, Despero, Kanjar Ro, Dr. Destiny, Amos Fortune and Felix Faust!SUPERMAN VOL. 1: BEFORE TRUTH HCWritten by GENE LUEN YANGArt and cover by JOHN ROMITA JR. and KLAUS JANSONOn sale MARCH 2 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 USCollecting stories from SUPERMAN #40-46 and a story from DC COMICS DIVERGENCE #1! Superman’s biggest secret—his secret identity—has remained safe, until now. What will happen when the truth is revealed?GREEN LANTERN BY GEOFF JOHNS OMNIBUS VOL. 3Written by GEOFF JOHNS and othersArt by variousCover by DOUG MAHNKE • On sale APRIL 13 • 1,104 pg, FC, $125.00 USTwelve heroes and villains have been resurrected by a white light from the center of the earth. Now Aquaman, Martian Manhunter, Firestorm, Hawkman, Hawkgirl, Deadman, Jade, Osiris, Hawk, Captain Boomerang and Zoom must discover the reason for their return in stories from GREEN LANTERN #53-60, LARFLEEZE CHRISTMAS SPECIAL #1, GREEN LANTERN (2011) #1-20, GREEN LANTERN ANNUAL #1, GREEN LANTERN CORPS #58-60, and GREEN LANTERN: EMERALD WARRIORS #8-10.SINESTRO VOL. 3: RISING TPWritten by CULLEN BUNN and FRANK BARBIERIArt by BRAD WALKER, ANDREW HENNESSY, ROBSON ROCHA and othersCover by BRAD WALKER and ANDREW HENNESSYOn sale FEBRUARY 10 • 200 pg, FC, $16.99 USAs the new guardians of justice in the universe, Sinestro must keep his army of fear mongers in check. But now, with a new base on Warworld, Sinestro can establish his Corps as a force to be reckoned with across the cosmos! Collects SINESTRO #12-15, LOBO #10-11, plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: ACTION COMICS #2.AZRAEL VOL. 1: FALLEN ANGEL TPWritten by DENNIS O’NEILArt by JOE QUESADA, KEVIN NOWLAN, BARRY KITSON and JAMES PASCOECover by JOE QUESADA and KEVIN NOWLANOn sale FEBRUARY 17 • 200 pg, FC, $19.99 USThe first tales of Azrael are collected in stores from BATMAN: SWORD OF AZRAEL #1-4 and issues #1-6 of his solo series. When the Order of St. Dumas targets Batman, Azrael begins to question his life and duty. After working alongside Batman to defeat a demon that threatens the ancient cult, Azrael leaves the Order to train under the Dark Knight.SECRET SIX VOL. 1: WHAT IS THE SECRET OF THE SIX? TPWritten by GAIL SIMONEArt by KEN LASHLEY and DALE EAGLESHAMCover by DALE EAGLESHAMOn sale FEBRUARY 10 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 USA new Six—Catman, Strix, Black Alice, Porcelain, Big Shot, and the Ventriloquist (and his talking dummy, Ferdie)—are kidnapped and held prisoner by the mysterious Mockingbird. Their trauma brings them together and, against all odds, forges them into something like a family. Collects issues #1-6, plus the Sneak Peek story from CONVERGENCE: WONDER WOMAN #2.BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS HC BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SETWritten by FRANK MILLERArt by FRANK MILLER AND KLAUS JANSONCover by FRANK MILLEROn sale FEBRUARY 24 • 224 pg, FC, $34.99 USTen years after an aging Batman retired, Gotham City has sunk deeper into decadence and lawlessness. Now, when his city needs him most, the Dark Knight returns in a blaze of glory. Comes with the BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT animated movie on Blu-Ray and DVD discs! Read the book, watch the movie!SUPERMAN/BATMAN: PUBLIC ENEMIES HC BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SETWritten by JEPH LOEBArt and cover by ED McGUINNESS and DEXTER VINESOn sale FEBRUARY 24 • 160 pg, FC, $34.99 USSuperman and Batman unite when President Lex Luthor accuses the Man of Steel of terrible crimes against humanity and assembles a top-secret team of powerhouse heroes to bring Superman in. Comes with the SUPERMAN/BATMAN: PUBLIC ENEMIES animated movie on Blu-Ray and DVD discs! Read the book, watch the movie!JUSTICE LEAGUE: THRONE OF ATLANTIS HC BOOK AND DVD/BLU-RAY SETWritten by GEOFF JOHNSArt by IVAN REIS, TONY S. DANIEL and othersCover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADOOn sale FEBRUARY 24 • 192 pg, FC, $34.99 USWhile Earth’s super heroes are distracted elsewhere, a mysterious force is pushing Atlantis and the surface world to the brink of war! As casualties rise and a full-scale invasion seems increasingly likely, can the Justice League prevent a bloody confrontation that would doom half of civilization to a watery grave? Comes with the JUSTICE LEAGUE: THRONE OF ATLANTIS animated movie on Blu-Ray and DVD discs! Read the book, watch the movie!