Collected Editions Group Solicits (August/September 2015)

Collected Editions Group Solicits (August/September 2015)

By Kelley Popham Tuesday, April 21st, 2015

BATMAN VOL. 7: ENDGAME HC
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by GREG CAPULLO and DANNY MIKI
On sale SEPTEMBER 30 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US
The Joker is back in these stories from BATMAN #35-40! For years, The Joker has regarded Batman with a sick, twisted love. But now, the Clown Prince of Crime is done playing. He’s going to kill Batman. And he’s going to do it using those whom Batman loves the most: the Justice League. The Joker returns to Gotham City with a deadlier agenda than ever before, using every tool at his disposal to finally kill the Dark Knight. That includes turning Batman’s allies against him in the bloodiest brawl that he’s ever had to survive.

THE JOKER: ENDGAME HC
Written by JAMES TYNION IV, BECKY CLOONAN, CAMERON STEWART, BRENDEN FLETCHER, BRIAN BUCCELLATO, FRANK TIERI and others
Art by KELLEY JONES, GRAHAM NOLAN, JOHN McCREA, SAM KIETH, DUSTIN NGUYEN, ROGE ANTONIO, JEFF STOKEY, BENGAL and others
Cover by ANDY KUBERT
On sale SEPTEMBER 23 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Gotham City is overrun by Jokerized victims, and The Joker himself is prowling the streets. Even as Batman confronts the Clown Prince of Crime, ordinary citizens and Arkham inmates must confront the mark
The Joker has left on the city and themselves. Is anyone truly safe? This jam-packed collection features backup stories from BATMAN #35-39, BATMAN ANNUAL #3, GOTHAM ACADEMY: ENDGAME #1, BATGIRL: ENDGAME #1, DETECTIVE COMICS: ENDGAME #1 and ARKHAM MANOR: ENDGAME #1.

BATMAN NOIR: HUSH HC
Written by JEPH LOEB
Art by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Cover by JIM LEE
On sale SEPTEMBER 16 • 304 pg, B&W, $39.99 US
The epic thriller is presented in stark black and white! In this story of murder, mystery and romance, Batman sets out to discover the identity of the mysterious villain wreaking havoc in his life. But Batman ends up facing what might be the most intense case of his life as secrets from his past flood into the present, and the most notorious villains to ever haunt Gotham City’s streets attack simultaneously! Guest-starring The Dark Knight’s greatest allies and enemies, this collection features BATMAN #608-619 as well as the 6-page chapter from Wizard #0 and a 2-page origin story that originally appeared at dccomics.com.

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS DELUXE EDITION HC
Written by FRANK MILLER
Art by FRANK MILLER and KLAUS JANSON
Cover by FRANK MILLER
On sale SEPTEMBER 23 • 512 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $49.99 US
THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS #1-4 and THE DARK KNIGHT STRIKES AGAIN #1-3 are collected in a deluxe edition! In a dystopian future, Gotham City cries out for help, and Batman returns, joined by Carrie Kelley to face off against The Joker, Two-Face and Superman!

BATMAN R.I.P. UNWRAPPED HC
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by TONY S. DANIEL
On sale SEPTEMBER 9 • 224 pg, B&W, $34.99 US
This stunning unwrapped collection features the game-changing BATMAN: R.I.P., the story that led into Grant Morrison’s best-selling FINAL CRISIS. Batman is dead – and with him out of the picture, The Club of Villains begins a crime spree through the streets of Gotham City, while Batman’s allies attempt to keep order. This deluxe edition presents the art of Tony S. Daniel from issues #676-681 in pencil form.

GREEN LANTERN: NEW GUARDIANS VOL. 6: STORMING THE GATES TP
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art by BRAD WALKER, ANDREW HENNESSY and others
Cover by DIOGENES NEVES and MARC DEERING
On sale AUGUST 19 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
In these stories from issues #35-40, Kyle Rayner’s trip beyond the Source Wall has left him losing his grip on reality, and the Guardians are concerned. When help arrives in the form of Highfather, the Guardians know he can’t be trusted – but desperation can lead to bad decisions...


GREEN LANTERN/NEW GODS: GODHEAD HC
Written by ROBERT VENDITTI, VAN JENSEN, CHARLES SOULE, JUSTIN JORDAN and CULLEN BUNN
Art by ETHAN VAN SCIVER, BILLY TAN, DALE EAGLESHAM and others
Cover by LEE WEEKS
On sale SEPTEMBER 9 • 424 pg, FC, $34.99 US
In these stories from GREEN LANTERN/NEW GODS: GODHEAD #1, GL #35-37, GL CORPS #35-37, GL NEW GUARDIANS #35-37, RED LANTERNS #35-37, SINESTRO #6-8 and GL ANNUAL #3, Highfather learns that ring-wielders stole secrets of cosmic importance from beyond the Source Wall! Now, Highfather must breach the wall – but first, he needs his own set of rings!

GOTHAM BY MIDNIGHT VOL. 1: WE DO NOT SLEEP TP
Written by RAY FAWKES
Art and cover by BEN TEMPLESMITH
On sale AUGUST 19 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Spinning out of BATMAN ETERNAL, these stories from issues #1-5 of the new series star Jim Corrigan as he leads a group of very unlikely detectives against supernatural forces in Gotham City! But when an Internal Affairs officer starts looking into their work, it may take divine intervention to keep him alive! And how long can Corrigan keep The Spectre at bay?

INFINITE CRISIS: FIGHT FOR THE MULTIVERSE TP
Written by DAN ABNETT
Art by CARL POTTS, LARRY STROMAN, TOM RANEY, JAVIER GARRON, ACO, TOM DERENICK and others
Cover by GENE HA
On sale AUGUST 5 • 208 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Based on the hit videogame INFINITE CRISIS, the cosmos-spanning series is now available in print! In an alternate Earth, Atomic Two-Face has stolen the Eternal Key, an artifact that could give him the power to level a universe! The heroes of every Earth in the universe must band together to stop him. Arcane Green Lantern, Gaslight Catwoman, Atomic Wonder Woman and Nightmare Robin are only a few of the millions of alternate versions of our heroes and villains who will play a part in this universe spanning adventure. Collects issues #1-6 of the new series!

CONSTANTINE VOL. 4: THE APOCALYPSE ROAD TP
Written by RAY FAWKES
Art by JEREMY HAUN
Cover by JUAN FERREYRA
On sale AUGUST 19 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Trapped on a dying world, John will have to pull off the most daring escape of his life if he’s going to survive! And on Earth-2, he’s faced with the pressure of having something worth fighting for: his family! Plus: It’s hate at first sight when Constantine meets his Earth-2 counterpart. Collects issues #18-23.

GREEN LANTERN: A CELEBRATION OF 75 YEARS HC
Written by JOHN BROOME, DENNIS O’NEIL, GEOFF JOHNS and others
Art by MARTIN NODELL, GIL KANE, NEAL ADAMS and others
Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
On sale SEPTEMBER 30 • 400 pg, FC, $39.99 US
The heroic career of Green Lantern is celebrated in a new, 75th anniversary hardcover! Don’t miss these tales that introduced the Golden Age GL, Alan Scott, as well as Hal Jordan and the entire legacy of the Green Lantern Corps!

JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK VOL. 6: PARADISE LOST TP
Written by J.M. DeMATTEIS
Art by ANDRES GUINALDO, WALDEN WONG, TOM DERENICK and others
Cover by GUILLEM MARCH
On sale AUGUST 26 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US
In these stories from issues #35-40 and ANNUAL #2, Zatanna assumes leadership of the team and prepares to rebuild. With team members angry and confused by John Constantine’s methods during their recent battles, how will Constantine fit into this new team, if at all?

SECRET ORIGINS VOL. 2 TP
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO, CULLEN BUNN, ROBERT VENDITTI, TIM SEELEY, TOM KING, JEFF LEMIRE and others
Art by RICK BURCHETT, JACK HERBERT, EDGAR SALAZAR, GORAN SUDZUKA, TRAVEL FOREMAN and others
Cover by LEE BERMEJO
On sale AUGUST 12 • 272 pg, FC, $19.99 US
The beginnings of the most popular characters in the DC Universe are here in stories from issues #5-11 starring Batgirl, Wonder Woman, Cyborg, The Flash, Animal Man, Grayson and many others!

LOBO VOL. 1: TARGETS TP
Written by CULLEN BUNN
Art by REILLY BROWN, NELSON, ALISSON BORGES, CLIFF RICHARDS and others
Cover by AARON KUDER
On sale AUGUST 12 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US
Charged with protecting a valuable client from six highly trained assassins, Lobo cuts a path of destruction through the DC Universe as he attempts his mission while trying to find those responsible for the contract on his client’s life. In the midst of all the chaos, Lobo must also track down the individual who has stolen his identity and serve him with Lobo’s own brand of justice! These tales from issues #1-6 guest-star Superman!

SUPERMAN VOL. 5: UNDER FIRE TP
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by KENNETH ROCAFORT, ED BENES, BRETT BOOTH and others
Cover by ED BENES
On sale AUGUST 5 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 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.

G.I. ZOMBIE: A STAR-SPANGLED WAR STORY TP
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by SCOTT HAMPTON
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
On sale AUGUST 26 • 176 pg, FC, $16.99 US
Meet the soldier they call G.I. Zombie! In these stories from issues #1-8 and FUTURES END #1, an undercover operation exposes a terrorist plot – and the only thing in its way is a zombie with an AK-47! Plus, the only man who can negotiate with terrorists is already dead!

SUPERMAN: KRYPTON RETURNS TP
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL, JUSTIN JORDAN, MICHAEL ALAN NELSON, TOM DeFALCO, MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON
Art by R.B. SILVA, ED BENES, PAULO SIQUEIRA, KENNETH ROCAFORT, DAN JURGENS and others
Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale AUGUST 12 • 208 pg, FC, $16.99 US
In this epic 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 H’El from dooming the entire universe!

SWAMP THING BY SCOTT SNYDER DELUXE EDITION HC
Written by SCOTT SNYDER and JEFF LEMIRE
Art by YANICK PAQUETTE, FRANCESCO FRANCAVILLA, KANO, STEVE PUGH, TIMOTHY GREEN II and others
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
On sale SEPTEMBER 16 • 512 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $49.99 US
In these stories from SWAMP THING #0-18, ANNUAL #1 and ANIMAL MAN #12 and 17, Anton Arcane attempts to destroy the Red and the Green as Rot World ensnares Animal Man and Swamp Thing!

TEEN TITANS VOL. 1: BLINDED BY THE LIGHT HC
Written by WILL PFEIFER
Art by KENNETH ROCAFORT and SCOTT HEPBURN
Cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale AUGUST 5 • 176 pg, FC, $24.99 US
Red Robin, Wonder Girl, Raven, Bunker and Beast Boy step out of the shadows to offer bold, sometime dangerous ideas on how to protect a world full of superpowered teenagers – any one of whom could be a hero or villain! But can they control their own presence on social media? And what is S.T.A.R. Labs’ interest in the new team? Find out in these stories from issues #1-7!

WONDER WOMAN VOL. 7: WAR-TORN HC
Written by MEREDITH FINCH
Art by DAVID FINCH, RICHARD FRIEND, MATT BANNING, JONATHAN GLAPION and others
Cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND
On sale SEPTEMBER 2 • 160 pg, FC, $24 .99 US
The new creative team of writer Meredith Finch and artist David Finch takes over! A mythological force seemingly tied to Wonder Woman’s role as War has attacked the Amazons, and as her own people lose faith in her, a new queen arises to take her place! Guest-starring Superman, Swamp Thing, Aquaman and more. Collects WONDER WOMAN #36-40 and ANNUAL #1.

Read More

Tags