Superman-related October 2012 Solicitations

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

DC UNIVERSE: SUPERMAN

Action Comics #13 ACTION COMICS #13
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Backup story written by SHOLLY FISCH
Art by TRAVEL FOREMAN
Backup story art by BRAD WALKER
Cover by BRYAN HITCH
Variant cover by RAGS MORALES
1:100 B&W cover by BRYAN HITCH
On sale OCTOBER 3. 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US. RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
- You won't want to miss the return of Krypto!
- Superman must face down a threat from the Phantom Zone - with the help of The Phantom Stranger!
- Grant Morrison makes a major change in ACTION COMICS in this special issue featuring art by Travel Foreman!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

Action Comics Annual #1 ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #1
Written by SHOLLY FISCH
Backup story written by MAX LANDIS
Art and cover by CULLY HAMNER
Backup story art by RYAN SOOK
On sale OCTOBER 31. 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US. RATED T
- The secrets of the "missing five years" between when Clark Kent came to Metropolis and the present day continue to be revealed!
- In the wake of Brainiac's attack on Metropolis, Superman faces his first Earth-born villain: the Kryptonite Man!
- Plus: A special backup story by the screenwriter of Chronicle, Max Landis!

Superman #13 SUPERMAN #13
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art and cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
1:25 B&W Variant cover by KENNETH ROCAFORT
On sale OCTOBER 24. 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.
- It's a deathrap for Superman as he matches wits with his greatest enemy for the final time as The Man of Steel loses it!

Supergirl #13 SUPERGIRL #13
Written by MICHAEL GREEN and MIKE JOHNSON
Art and cover by SAMI BASRI
On sale OCTOBER 17. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T
- Supergirl in all-out battle with a new, deadly version of an old foe: Tycho!
- Check out Kara's very own Fortress of Solitude!

Superboy #13 SUPERBOY #13
Written by TOM DeFALCO
Art and cover by R.B. SILVA and ROB LEAN
On sale OCTOBER 10. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T
- Superboy's attempts to lead a normal life are interrupted by the reappearance of the mysterious Jocelyn Lure!
- Superboy's search for Caitlin and the Ravagers leads to his guest appearance in THE RAVAGERS #5 this month.



DC UNIVERSE

Justice League #13 JUSTICE LEAGUE #13
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by TONY S. DANIEL and RICHARD FRIEND
Backup story art by GARY FRANK
Variant cover by CAMERON STEWART
1:100 B&W Variant cover by TONY S. DANIEL
On sale OCTOBER 17. 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Retailers: This issue will ship with three covers. Please see the order form for more information.
- GEOFF JOHNS is joined by TONY DANIEL for a two-part chapter in the Justice League saga marching toward TRINITY WAR.
- JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 will have the world debating its shocking conclusion - and where it will lead from here!
- The League takes on a villain destined to be one of the greatest threats to the DC Universe in the year ahead - the mysterious Cheetah! But who is she? What is her connection to Wonder Woman? And how will this fundamentally change the relationships within the team?
- Plus: The next chapter of the SHAZAM! backup epic by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank!
This issue is also offered as a combo pack edition with a redemption code for a digital download of this issue.

Team 7 #1 TEAM 7 #1
Written by JUSTIN JORDAN
Art by JESUS MERINO
Cover by DOUG MAHNKE
1:25 Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
On sale OCTOBER 10. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for more information.
- Learn how the secret wars of the New 52 were fought by TEAM 7!
- Early adventures of Deathstroke, Black Canary, Grifter, Amanda Waller, Steve Trevor and others!
- This issue: Battlefield Gamorra!

Teen Titans #13 TEEN TITANS #13
Written by SCOTT LOBDELL
Art by ALE GARZA
Cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
1:25 B&W Variant cover by BRETT BOOTH and NORM RAPMUND
On sale OCTOBER 24. 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.
- Wonder Girl must battle her former lover for possession of her stolen armor!
- Is something wicked coming for Tim Drake?

Ravagers #5 THE RAVAGERS #5
Written by HOWARD MACKIE
Art and cover by IAN CHURCHILL and NORM RAPMUND
On sale OCTOBER 10. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED T
- Caitlin and Superboy reunited - and that's not a good thing for Ridge!
- Beast Boy's powers become dangerous as he feels the effects of "Rotworld: The Red Kingdom," from ANIMAL MAN!

Batman Beyond Unlimited #9 BATMAN BEYOND UNLIMITED #9
Written by ADAM BEECHEN, J.T. KRUL, DUSTIN NGUYEN and DEREK FRIDOLFS
Art by DUSTIN NGUYEN, DEREK FRIDOLFS, HOWARD PORTER, LIVESAY and NORM BREYFOGLE
Cover by HOWARD PORTER and LIVESAY
On sale OCTOBER 31. 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
- The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!
- Catwoman battles The Jokerz as a shocking new ally joins the fight!
- It's open warfare over Metropolis as KOBRA's attempt to destroy the Earth begins!
- The cataclysmic conflict between Superman and Lex Luthor's heir comes to a head!

Smallville: Season 11 #6 SMALLVILLE SEASON 11 #6
Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER
Art by PERE PEREZ
Cover by MICO SUAYAN
On sale OCTOBER 3. 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US. RATED T
- The first time in print for these digital-first adventures!
- The Dark Knight comes to Metropolis and runs afoul of...Clark Kent?

DC COMICS - THE NEW 52 ZERO OMNIBUS HC
Written by VARIOUS
Art by VARIOUS
Cover by JOE PRADO and IVAN REIS
On sale DECEMBER 12. 1,328 pg, FC, $150.00 US
- In September, DC Entertainment reveals the origins, secrets and shocking fates of top Super Heroes in 56 special #0 issues starring Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, The Flash, Green Lantern and more!
- Now, these issues are collected in a massive hardcover just in time for the holiday season, with stories written and illustrated by top talent including Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Jim Lee, Brian Azzarello, Scott Snyder and many more!

JLA: Earth 2 TP JLA: EARTH II TP NEW PRINTING
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by FRANK QUITELY
On sale NOVEMBER 7. 96 pg, FC, $14.99 US
- The powerful original graphic novel from the ALL-STAR SUPERMAN team of Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely is back in print!
- Ultraman, Owlman, Power Ring, and Johnny Quick rule their world without opposition. But their world is about to be threatened by the arrival of Superman, Batman and the Justice League!
- Realities clash in this mind-bending epic!

JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE CREATING THE DC UNIVERSE OMNIBUS HC
Written by STAN LEE and MICHAEL USLAN
Art by JIM LEE, CHRIS BACHALO, DARWYN COOKE, DAVE GIBBONS, JOSE LUIS GARCIALOPEZ, GARY FRANK, KANO, JERRY ORDWAY, JOE KUBERT, JOHN BUSCEMA, KYLE BAKER, MICHAEL WM. KALUTA, JOHN BYRNE, TERRY AUSTIN, JOHN SEVERIN, STUART IMMONEN, KEVIN MAGUIRE, SERGIO ARAGONES, SCOTT McDANIEL, WALTER SIMONSON, DAN JURGENS, RICHARD CORBEN and others
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
On sale DECEMBER 5. 672 pg, FC, $75.00 US
- The entire JUST IMAGINE STAN LEE CREATING THE DC UNIVERSE event from 2001 is collected in hardcover for the first time!
- Don't miss Stan "The Man" Lee's startlingly different visions of Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, The Sandman, the Justice League of America and more, in collaboration with cowriter Michael Uslan and dozens of top comics artists!

World's Finest Vol 4 TP SHOWCASE PRESENTS: WORLD'S FINEST VOL. 4 TP
Written by CARY BATES, JIM SHOOTER, DENNIS O'NEIL, MIKE FRIEDRICH, ROBERT KANIGHER, BOB HANEY and others
Art by NEAL ADAMS, CURT SWAN, DICK DILLIN, ROSS ANDRU and others
Cover by CURT SWAN and NEAL ADAMS
On sale NOVEMBER 21. 520 pg, B&W, $19.99 US
- A new, value-priced volume collecting WORLD'S FINEST COMICS #174-178, 180-187, 189-196 and 198-202!
- In these classic team-up tales, Superman and Batman are tormented by a mysterious villain, a villain steals Superman's secret identity, Superman races The Flash and much more!

THE ADVENTURES OF SUPERMAN: GIL KANE HC
Written by GIL KANE, MARTIN PASKO, BOB ROZAKIS, MARV WOLFMAN, CARY BATES, ROY THOMAS and JOEY CAVALIERI
Art and cover by GIL KANE
On sale DECEMBER 26. 392 pg, FC, $39.99 US
- Collected from SUPERMAN #367, 372, 375, ACTION COMICS #539-541, 544, 545, 546 and 551-554, SUPERMAN SPECIAL #1, 2 and DC COMICS PRESENTS ANNUAL #3, these stories spotlight the dynamic artwork of Gil Kane!
- Features guest-appearances by heroes including The Flash, The Atom, The Teen Titans, Hawkman and Animal Man!

Superman Family Adventures #6 SUPERMAN FAMILY ADVENTURES #6
Written by ART BALTAZAR and FRANCO
Art and cover by ART BALTAZAR
On sale OCTOBER 31. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED E
- Can it be true? Has Superman met his match in Metallo?
- Who is Metallo? And what's up with his heart?
- Where does Lex Luthor fit into all of this?
- Watch out! There's a new Super Hero in town!

Young Justice #21 YOUNG JUSTICE #21
Written by GREG WEISMAN
Art by CHRISTOPHER JONES
Cover by MIN SUNG KU
On sale OCTOBER 17. 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US. RATED E
- Aliens have arrived on Earth-16!
- Superboy and five Justice Leaguers have been abducted!
- Metropolis is in danger!
- Enter: BRAINIAC!

YOUNG JUSTICE VOL. 2: TRAINING DAY TP
Written by KEVIN HOPPS and GREG WEISMAN
Art by CHRISTOPHER JONES, LUCIANO VECCHIO and DAN DAVIS
Cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES
On sale NOVEMBER 14. 160 pg, FC, $12.99 US
- Superboy, Robin, Kid Flash, Aqualad, Miss Martian and Artemis defend Gotham City from Ra's al Ghul and Clayface!
- Features issues #7-13 of the all ages series.



DC DIRECT PRODUCTS

Darkseid Action Figure DARKSEID DELUXE ACTION FIGURE
BOOM! Straight from the pages of DC Comics - The New 52 comes a brand new take on one of the Justice League's most powerful villains - Darkseid! This Apokaliptic conqueror will crush all who oppose him - so start building your defenses today!
* Action Figure * $89.95 US. On Sale November 28, 2012 * Allocations May Occur

Justice League Action Figures WE CAN BE HEROES JUSTICE LEAGUE 7-PACK
THE MOST POWERFUL HEROES IN THE UNIVERSE, TOGETHER IN ONE BOX SET!
It's the worst hunger crisis in 60 years. More than 9 million people in Somalia, Ethiopia, and Kenya are in need of immediate assistance. They need our help.
We Can Be Heroes (www.WeCanBeHeroes.org) is a giving campaign designed to increase awareness and raise funds to provide relief for the drought and famine in the Horn of Africa. Using the iconic Justice League characters from DC Entertainment - Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg - We Can Be Heroes helps our nonprofit partner organizations Save the Children, International Rescue Committee and Mercy Corps provide on-the-ground support where it is needed most.
One small act can make you a hero. Your purchase of this very special set featuring DC Comics-The New 52 action gures will benefit We Can Be Heroes. 10% of the purchase price will go directly to saving lives.
* Action Figures * $99.95 US. On Sale November 28, 2012 *Allocations May Occur

TDKR: Superman vs Batman THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS: SUPERMAN VS. BATMAN STATUE
A FIGHT FOR THE AGES!
Who will win this epic battle as a heavily armored Batman faces off against the Man of Steel himself-Superman! Ripped from the pages of Frank Miller's acclaimed BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT RETURNS, this statue is a timeless addition to any collection!
Sculpted by Derek Miller
Statue measures approximately 11" high x 11" wide x 9" deep
$324.95 US. On Sale November 28, 2012 *Allocations May Occur
Retailers: This item is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.



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