Superman-related January 2013 Solicitations

All of DC's Superman-related offerings available in January.

DC UNIVERSE: SUPERMAN

Action Comics #16 ACTION COMICS #16
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Backup story written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art by RAGS MORALES and MARK PROPST
Backup story art by CHRIS SPROUSE and KARL STORY
Cover by RAGS MORALES
Variant cover by PASCUAL FERRY
1:100 B&W Variant cover by RAGS MORALES
On sale JANUARY 9. 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with four covers. Please see the Order Form for details.
- The Man of Steel vs. the worst foe the multiverse has ever seen: Superdoom, a demon Superman from an alternate universe!
- With the Little Man's true identity revealed, learn more about his plan and why he hates Superman so much.
- And in the backup story, a spotlight on a key moment from Superman's climactic battle with the Anti-Superman Army!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

Superman #16 SUPERMAN #16
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
1:25 B&W Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale JANUARY 30. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
- The "H'EL ON EARTH" crossover event takes a shocking turn!
- Guest-starring THE JUSTICE LEAGUE!
- The Man of Steel leads Wonder Woman, Batman, Cyborg, the Flash and Superboy on the final assault on the Fortress of Solitude!
- Can Superman stop H'El when Supergirl is standing in the way?

Superboy #16 SUPERBOY #16
Written by TOM DeFALCO
Art by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN
Cover by TYLER KIRKHAM and BATT
On sale JANUARY 16. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T
- The "H'EL ON EARTH" crossover event continues!
- Don't miss the assault on the Fortress of Solitude!
- Superboy and Superman turn to the Justice League for help - to evict H'El from Superman's own home!

SUPERBOY ANNUAL #1
Written by TOM DeFALCO
Art by YVEL GUICHET
by EDDIE BARROWS and EBER FERREIRA
On sale JANUARY 23. 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US. RATED T
- As the battle to stop H'El rages on, Superman learns the truth about just what Superboy is...But is it the whole truth?
- Rose Wilson of The Ravagers crashes back into Superboy's life - and she's got some dangerous new ideas about his destiny!
- And if you thought the drama between Superboy and Superman was intense...Just wait until Rose's father enters the mix!

Supergirl #16 SUPERGIRL #16
Written by MIKE JOHNSON
Art and cover by MAHMUD ASRAR
On sale JANUARY 23. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T
- The "H'EL ON EARTH" crossover event continues!
- The assault on the Fortress of Solitude rages on!
- Supergirl finds herself having to defend H'El from Superman, Superboy and the Justice League!



DC UNIVERSE

Justice League #16 JUSTICE LEAGUE #16
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
Backup story art by GARY FRANK
Variant cover by LANGDON FOSS
1:100 B&W Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
"We Can Be Heroes" Blank variant cover available
On sale JANUARY 23. 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with five covers. Please see the Order Form for details.
- "THRONE OF ATLANTIS" continues!
- Aquaman can barely hold on against Ocean Master even with the League by his side!
- The United States loses faith in the Justice League and enters the battle against Atlantis, setting in motion the creation of the Justice League of America!
- More on the Superman/Wonder Woman alliance!
- Plus: In the backup story, the origin of SHAZAM! continues!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

SWAMP THING #16
Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
On sale JANUARY 9. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T+
- "ROTWORLD: THE GREEN KINGDOM" races toward its epic conclusion!
- It's Swamp Thing vs. Rotmonster as Superman as Arcane's ultimate plan is revealed!
- What sacrifice must Swamp Thing make to cleanse the Earth of the Rot?
- And what secret did Batman leave behind in the ruins of Gotham City?

Teen Titans #16 TEEN TITANS #16
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by BRETT BOOTH
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
On sale JANUARY 30. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. The variant cover will feature the standard edition cover in a wraparound format.
- A "DEATH OF THE FAMILY" tie-in!
- Our heroes learn a lesson they'll never forget as Arsenal takes control in Red Robin's absence!
- Mirroring the events of RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #16, Jason Todd and Tim Drake must rely on each other to survive The Joker's attack!
- Plus: It's the return of Raven!

Ame-Comi Girls #4 AME-COMI GIRLS #4: FEATURING POWER GIRL
Written by JUSTN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by MIKE BOWDEN
Cover by EMANUELA LUPACCHINO
On sale JANUARY 16. 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
- The first time in print for these digital-first stories.
- Part 4 of the first Ame-Comi story line!
- An all-female Manhunter force is out to destroy Power Girl!
- Plus: A long-lost relative arrives in Kansas.

BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #12
Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY, NORM BREYFOGLE and BEN CALDWELL
Cover by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY
On sale JANUARY 30. 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
- The first time in print for these digital-first stories.
- The penultimate chapter of the "10,000 Clowns" Batman Beyond epic is here!
- Don't miss the Beyond debuts of not one but TWO legendary DC characters! (Here's a hint: one of them is Lobo - because he'd want you to know, anyway.)
- Plus: A look at Barda's origin from guest artist Ben Caldwell!

Smallville: Season 11 #9 SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #9
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER. Art by JORGE JIMENEZ
Cover by SCOTT KOLINS
On sale JANUARY 9. 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
- The first time in print for these digital-first stories.
- An old friend returns to the series with a new look. What terrible secret is he carrying?
- The secret of "Earth Two" Chloe is revealed.

EARTH 2 VOL. 1: THE GATHERING HC
Written by JAMES ROBINSON
Art by NICOLA SCOTT, TREVOR SCOTT and EDUARDO PANSICA
Cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale MARCH 13. 160 pg, FC, $22.99 US
- Who are the heroes of Earth 2? When the Batman, Wonder Woman and Superman of Earth 2 fall in battle, it's up to a new breed of heroes to come together to combat the returning evil of Apokolips!
- Collects issues #1-6 of the red-hot DC COMICS - THE NEW 52 series!

Superman: For Tomorrow TP SUPERMAN: FOR TOMORROW TP
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by JIM LEE, SCOTT WILLIAMS and others
Cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
On sale FEBRUARY 6. 320 pg, FC, $24.99 US
- In this epic from Brian Azzarello and Jim Lee, a cataclysmic event has struck the Earth. Millions of people have vanished without a trace. No one is left unaffected - not even Superman! But how could millions of people vanished without a trace - and could Superman be the cause?
- Collecting SUPERMAN #204-215, plus bonus materials!

Superman vs Shazam! TP SUPERMAN VS. SHAZAM! TP
Written by ROY THOMAS, JOEY CAVALIERI and GERRY CONWAY
Art by GIL KANE, RICH BUCKLER and DICK GIORDANO
Cover by RICH BUCKLER and DICK GIORDANO
On sale FEBRUARY 20. 192 pg, FC, $19.99 US
- It's the Man of Steel vs. the World's Mightiest Mortal in this collection featuring Mr. Mxyzptlk, Mr. Mind, Captain Nazi, Black Adam and more!
- Collects ALL-NEW COLLECTOR'S EDITION C-58, DC COMICS
PRESENTS #33-34 and 49, and DC COMICS PRESENTS ANNUAL #3.

SUPERMAN: THE DEATH AND RETURN OF SUPERMAN OMNIBUS HC
Written by DAN JURGENS, LOUISE SIMONSON, JERRY ORDWAY, ROGER STERN and others
Art by DAN JURGENS, BRETT BREEDING, JON BOGDANOVE, JERRY ORDWAY, TOM GRUMMETT, JACKSON GUICE and others
Cover by DAN JURGENS and JERRY ORDWAY
On sale MARCH 20. 1,008 pg, FC, $99.99 US
- This unforgettable epic is collecting in this massive edition including SUPERMAN: THE MAN OF STEEL #17-26, SUPERMAN #73-82, ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN #496-505, ACTION COMICS #683-691, JUSTICE LEAGUE AMERICA #69, SUPERMAN: THE LEGACY OF SUPERMAN #1 and GREEN LANTERN #46.
- Includes chapters of "World Without a Superman," bonus materials and more!

Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez HC ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN: JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ HC
Written by GERRY CONWAY, MARTIN PASKO, DAVID MICHELINIE, LEN WEIN and ELLIOT MAGGIN
Art by JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ and others
Cover by JOSE LUIS GARCIA-LOPEZ
On sale MARCH 27. 360 pg, FC, $39.99 US
- Collecting tales illustrated by master comics artist Jose Luis Garcia-Lopez from SUPERMAN #294, 301, 302, 307-309 and 347, DC COMICS PRESENTS #1-4 and 17, and ALL-NEW COLLECTOR'S EDITION C-54.

Superman Family Adventures #9 SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #9
Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
On sale JANUARY 30. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED E
- The mysterious Brainiac arrives! Is he an alien, a robot, or both?!
- Will he shrink Metropolis with his shrinking ray?
- How did he find the Fortress of Solitude anyway?
- Find out in this epic issue!

Young Justice #24 YOUNG JUSTICE #24
Written by GREG WEISMAN
Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES
On sale JANUARY 23. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED E
- Deadshot attempts assassination!
- Batgirl fights alone against Match!
- Kylstar decimates Superboy and the Justice League!
- Nightwing's team fails against Brainiac!

YOUNG JUSTICE VOL. 3: CREATURE FEATURES TP
Written by GREG WEISMAN and KEVIN HOPPS
Art by CHRISTOPHER
JONES, DAN DAVIS and LUCIANO VECCHIO
Cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES
On sale FEBRUARY 13. 128 pg, FC, $12.99 US
- In this new collection, Superboy, Robin, Kid Flash, Aqualad, Miss Martian and Artemis make their way to Atlantis to foil Ocean-Master's plan to purify the underwater city.
- Collects YOUNG JUSTICE #14-19!

Injustice: Gods Among Us #1 INJUSTICE: GODS AMONG US #1
Written by TOM TAYLOR
Art and cover by JHEREMY RAAPACK
On sale JANUARY 30. 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
- Based on DC's latest highly anticipated video game from the makers of Mortal Kombat!
- The first time in print for these digital-first stories.
- This prequel explains the events leading up to the start of this epic game!



DC DIRECT PRODUCTS

Superman Statue THE ALL-NEW SUPERMAN METALLIC SUPERMAN STATUE LINE!
ALL-NEW METALLIC SUPERMAN BY FRANK MILLER STATUE
Sculpted by TIM BRUCKNER
Superman takes flight in this all-new statue from DC Collectibles! Inspired by Frank Miller's legendary graphic novel BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, this government sanctioned Superman has a little different outlook on the American Way. Order now before it's too late!
Measuring approximately 9.75" high x 8.5" wide x 3.75" deep, his hand-painted, cold-cast porcelain statue is packaged in a 4-color box.
$79.95 US. On Sale February 2013. Allocations May Occur



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