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Superman Comic Books! => Coming Attractions! => Topic started by: BMK! on September 18, 2006, 09:19:14 PM

Title: Complete Superman-Related Solicitations for Dec. '06
Post by: BMK! on September 18, 2006, 09:19:14 PM
Written by Grant Morrison
Art and cover by Frank Quitely
The best-selling, smash hit All Star Superman bursts into another issue by comics masterminds Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely! The world is flipped upside down when the Man of Steel encounters his topsy-turvy doppelganger Bizarro! Round and square Earths collide in all-out, All Star action as two mismatched Supermen go toe-to-toe.
On sale December 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Geoff Johns & Richard Donner
Art and cover by Adam Kubert
In Part 3 of the emotional story “Last Son,” written by Geoff Johns & Richard Donner with stellar art by Adam Kubert, get ready for new secret identities, new villains, and a new mystery hidden within the Fortress of Solitude! Superman’s life reaches a turning point as he confronts an evil power twenty times greater than his own in a battle that threatens not only his planet, but the boy from Krypton!
On sale December 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Kurt Busiek
Art by Rick Leonardi & Jesus Merino
Cover by Carlos Pacheco & Merino
Ever since the death of Superboy during the Infinite Crisis, fans have wondered what became of Krypto, and what those events meant for him. Now, writer Kurt Busiek is joined by sensational guest penciler Rick Leonardi (SUPERMAN RETURNS: LEX LUTHOR, BATGIRL, NIGHTWING) to tell a surprisingly touching tale of the Dog of Steel’s most tragic days, laying the groundwork for Krypto’s surprising future.
On sale December 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Darwyn Cooke
Art and cover by Tim Sale
It’s Superman vs. a volcano! While the Man of Steel fights mother nature to save villagers from fiery doom, he's missing out on a date with Lois Lane. Who will swoop in to sweep LL off her feat? Don't miss the next chapter in this story of Superman's early years from superstar talents Darwyn Cooke and Tim Sale!
On sale December 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Mark Verheiden
Art by Matthew Clark & Andy Lanning
Cover by Phil Jimenez
Artists Matthew Clark (OUTSIDERS) & Andy Lanning (INFINITE CRISIS) join writer Mark Verheiden as the epic story arc unfolds! With every alien hero turning on Earth, it’s Batman vs. Superman — and Lex Luthor may be mankind’s only hope! Plus, the true threat is finally revealed!
On sale December 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Joe Kelly
Art by Ian Churchill & Norm Rapmund
Cover by Ken Lashley
Look out! It’s a deadly night on the town for Supergirl and her new boyfriend, Power Boy! Plus, who’s monitoring Kara?
On sale December 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Greg Rucka, Judd Winick, Bill Willingham,
Joe Kelly, Kelley Puckett, Keith Champagne
and Ian Boothby
Art by Joe Bennett, John Byrne, Jerry Ordway,
Ale Garza, Giuseppe Camuncoli and David Lopez.
Cover by Howard Porter
Time to celebrate the holidays with the greatest heroes and rising stars of the DCU! Join Superman, Supergirl, Batwoman, Shazam, Green Lantern, Flash and Shadowpact as they spread the joy of the new season in their own special ways.
This giant sized 80-page Special features stories by Greg Rucka, Judd Winick, Bill Willingham, Joe Kelly, Kelley Puckett, Keith Champagne and Ian Boothby and art by Joe Bennett, John Byrne, Jerry Ordway, Ale Garza, Giuseppe Camuncoli and David Lopez.
On sale December 6 • 80 pg, FC, $4.99 US

Written by Jim Krueger & Alex Ross
Art by Doug Braithwaite & Ross
Cover by Ross
The breathaking miniseries by Alex Ross, Jim Krueger and Alex Ross continues with plenty of surprises! Black Adam! The Marvel Family! And the Justice League’s plan to storm their adversaries’ stronghold!
On sale December 27 • 9 of 12 • 40 pg, FC, $3.50 US

Written by Howard Chaykin
Art and cover by Killian Plunkett & Tom Nguyen
Part 5 of the 6-part “Sacred Trust.” The JLA’s cover’s been blown wide-open, and the team is at the mercy of the two rebel armies of Meta Humans!
On sale December 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Brad Meltzer
Art by Ed Benes & Sandra Hope
Cover by Michael Turner
Variant cover by Arthur Adams
One of the hottest teams in comics — Brad Meltzer, Ed Benes and Sandra Hope — continues to heat things up in Part 5 of “The Tornado's Path.” Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman join Green Lantern, Black Canary and Arsenal against the unstoppable force of a villain reborn.
Retailers: This issue will feature two covers that may be ordered separately. The Standard Edition cover is by Michael Turner; one copy of the Variant Edition, with a cover by Arthur Adams, may be ordered for every 10 copies of the Standard Edition ordered. Please see the Previews Order Form for further details.
On sale December 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Tad Williams
Art and cover by Dietrich Smith & Walden Wong
The incredible miniseries conclusion! It’s “Monika Wong vs. the End of Everything,” or Superman, the Next and Metron vs. the Oblivion Shadow, the most unimaginable threat to ever threaten our world!
On sale December 6 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Andersen Gabrych
Art and cover by Henry Flint
Guest starring Superman! Embroiled in a universal power grab, the Omega Men will stop at nothing to protect their beliefs. With every being in the galaxy gunning for them, will the Omega Men also be able to survive a conflict from within?
On sale December 20 • 3 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Mark Waid
Art by Barry Kitson & Mick Gray
Cover by Kitson
A longtime fan-favorite hero has escaped his centuries-long exile from the Phantom Zone and owes a tremendous debt to those who set him free. Too bad it’s not the Legion!
On sale December 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

Written by Jesse Leon McCann
Art by Min S. Ku & Jeff Albrecht
Cover by Scott Jeralds
What is the secret of Isis and the Orange Kryptonite? It’s going to take the help of Ace the Bathound and the Dog Star Patrol to find out!
On sale December 20 • 4 of 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.25 US

Written by Andy Diggle
Art and cover by Whilce Portacio
& Richard Friend
Learn where the Dark Knight first got “all those wonderful toys” as the superstar combo of writer Andy Diggle (ADAM STRANGE) and art team Whilce Portacio & Richard Friend (WETWORKS) go back to Batman's roots in a new monthly series! In this 6-issue tale, see exactly when Batman’s war on evil in Gotham City ramped up — and how he rose to meet the threat of Lex Luthor's plans to move in on both Bruce Wayne's and Batman's turf!
On sale December 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US Edited by Mike Carlin

52: WEEKS 31-34
Written by Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Mark Waid
Breakdowns by Keith Giffen
Art by various
Backup features by Waid and various
Covers by J.G. Jones
The story of the year continues in four more chapters of America’s only weekly super-hero adventure!
WEEK 31: Art by Chris Batista & Ruy Jose. “Superman being out of the picture was the key. One of two keys, if you want to be cute about it.” Plus, The Origin of the Metal Men by Waid and Duncan Rouleau.
WEEK 32: Art by Patrick Olliffe & Drew Geraci. “You wished to be with her again. Come closer, I will show you how.” Plus, The Origin of Blue Beetle by Waid and Cully Hamner.
WEEK 33: Phil Jimenez & Andy Lanning illustrate a special Christmas issue featuring more on the Batwoman! “I have brought my family here today…to show to you that underneath the powers of gods long dead…we are as human as the rest of you.” Plus, The Origin of Two-Face by Waid and Mark Chiarello.
WEEK 34: Art by Joe Bennett & Ruy Jose. It’s a deadly Countdown to the end of the year and the end of a life in the most heart-stopping cliffhanger yet! The New Year changes everything!
52: A year without Superman; a year without Batman; a year without Wonder Woman…but not a year without heroes.
Week 31 on sale December 6 • Week 32 on sale December 13 • Week 33 on sale December 20 • Week 34 on sale December 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.50 US

Written by Kurt Busiek
Art and cover by Carlos Pacheco& Jesus Merino
A new hardcover collection featuring the best-selling SUPERMAN #654-658!
The Man of Steel has returned to Metropolis and must battle to rout Intergang out of Metropolis! He also faces trouble with Lois, looming problems involving Lana Lang, and a dangerous new discovery in Kazakhstan. Get ready for an action-packed saga that tears a swath across Eastern Europe!
Advance-solicited; on sale February 14 • 128 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Written by Kurt Busiek and Geoff Johns
Art by Pete Woods & Renato Guedes
Cover by Terry & Rachel Dodson
Reoffered to coincide with SUPERMAN: BACK IN ACTION, this collection
features SUPERMAN #650-653 and ACTION #837-840. It’s One Year Later, and the Man of Steel has disappeared…but the need for the Man of Steel has remained as strong as ever — especially now that Lex Luthor has returned to Metropolis!
On sale December 6 • 192 pg, FC, $14.99 US • Relist

Written by Jeph Loeb, J.M. DeMatteis, Joe Kelly and Mark Schultz
Art by Ed McGuinness, Doug Mahnke, Todd Nauck and others
Cover by McGuinness
Collecting an unforgettably twisted Superman story , originally presented in SUPERMAN #160-161, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #582-583, SUPERMAN: MAN OF STEEL #104-105, ACTION COMICS #769-770 and SUPERMAN: EMPEROR JOKER #1! In this tale of a world gone wrong, a hunted Superman must struggle against the Joker, Emperor of the universe.
Advance-solicited; on sale January 17 • 224 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Written by Various
Art and cover by Various
Reoffered in time for the holidays, this bookfeatures DC’s heroes and villains alike enjoying the Christmas season. Collecting 17 tales from the last 60 years, this timeless tome allows the reader to experience how the yuletide season affects Batman, Superman, Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Wonder Woman and more!
On sale December 6 • 154 pg, FC, $19.95 US • Relist

Written by Jim Krueger & Alex Ross
Art by Doug Braithwaite & Ross
Cover by Ross
An extraordinary hardcover volume collecting JUSTICE #5-8, written by comics legends Alex Ross (KINGDOM COME) & Jim Krueger (Earth X) with art by Doug Braithwaite & Ross! In this volume, a conspiracy of villains has found a way to use Superman’s powers against him. He’s beyond control and there’s only one solution —
which may kill him!
Advance-solicited; on sale February 21 • 160 pg, FC, $19.99 US

Written by Gardner Fox, Dennis O’Neil, Len Wein and others
Art by Mike Sekowsky, Dick Dillin and more
Cover by TK
Membership in the World’s Mightiest Super-Team is earned in these classic stories from JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #4, # 75, #105-106, 3146, #161 and #173-174 as Green Arrow, Black Canary, Elongated Man, Red Tornado, Hawkgirl, Zatanna and Black Lightning prove they have what it takes to join the JLA!
On sale December 20 • 192 pg, FC, $14.99 US

Written by Gardner Fox
Art by Mike Sekowsky & Bernard Sachs
Cover by Sekowsky & Murphy Anderson
Presenting another jam-packed volume full of adventure, collecting JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #17-36! In this volume, the JLA battles Kanjar Ro, Despero, the Queen Bee, Amazo, Dr. Destiny, and their evil counterparts, the Crime Syndicate of America.
Advance-solicited; on sale January 10 • 520 pg, B&W $16.99 US

Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base.
Advance-solicited; on sale May 16, 2007 o Action Figures o PI

BATMAN 6.75"

Designed by Terry Dodson
Sculpted by Ray Villafane
Packaged in a 4-color box, this limited edition, hand-painted cold-cast porcelain statue measures approximately 16" high x 7" wide x 7" deep. This statue includes a 4-color Certificate of Authenticity. (Some assembly required)
Advance solicited; on sale May 30, 2007
Statue o $195.00 US