DC Comics in February 2011 by Canadian Creators

BRIGHTEST DAY #19-20
Written by GEOFF JOHNS & PETER J. TOMASI
Art by IVAN REIS, PATRICK GLEASON, ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK & JOE PRADO Covers by DAVID FINCH & SCOTT WILLIAMS
1:10 Variant covers by IVAN REIS
The BRIGHTEST DAYS are numbered as this best-selling series heads toward its shocking conclusion, and fans won’t want to miss a single page of the action! “Aquawar” breaks out with Aquaman, Mera, Aqualad and a surprise guest star facing off against the terrorist forces of Black Manta and Siren to keep the vast waters of the world from sinking the United States!
Retailers please note: These issues will ship with two covers each. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
Issue #19 on sale FEBRUARY 2
Issue #20 on sale FEBRUARY 16
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

THE FLASH #11
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
1:10 Variant cover by SCOTT KOLINS
The road to FLASHPOINT is paved with good intentions, but the Flash is about to learn the truth behind those good intentions — and the secret of Hot Pursuit!
Retailers please note: These issues will ship with two covers each. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale FEBRUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN INCORPORATED #4
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by YANICK PAQUETTE & MICHEL LACOMBE
Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
1:25 Variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
Superstar writer Grant Morrison and artist Yanick Paquette have sent The Dark Knight on a trip to Japan and Argentina, but now Batman’s taking a brief breather back in his home base of Gotham City for a team-up with Batwoman! And don’t miss the first issue of BATWOMAN’s new monthly series, on sale this month!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale FEBRUARY 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #3
Written by DAVID FINCH
Art by DAVID FINCH & SCOTT WILLIAMS
Cover by DAVID FINCH
1:25 Variant cover by ANDY CLARKE
Trapped with childhood friend Dawn Golden deep beneath Gotham City, Batman’s only hope for escape also happens to be one of his worst enemies! Meanwhile, Etrigan the Demon turns against his masters and confronts a twisted, evil incarnation of Ragman with the help of Alfred. Only Batman knows the secret to defeating the demon possessing Ragman – but The Dark Knight is nowhere to be found!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale FEBRUARY 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

KNIGHT & SQUIRE #5
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art by JIMMY BROXTON
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
Jarvis Poker, the British Joker, has been receiving death threats. But who would want to hurt such a sweet old villain? The lives of the Knight, the Squire and the Shrike take a turn for the cold and deadly, as fear casts its shadow over London town. Can the Super Heroes of Britain work together to resist the onslaught of gritty realism?
On sale FEBRUARY 9 • 5 of 6 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

RED ROBIN #20
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art and cover by MARCUS TO & RAY MCCARTHY
Red Robin finally combines forces with his former teammates in a 2-issue crossover with TEEN TITANS that kicks off right here! Is there even enough room for Tim Drake and Damian Wayne – the new Robin – on one team? Meanwhile, Catman and the Calculator have their own agendas for this highly anticipated reunion!
Don’t miss the pulse-pounding second part in this month’s TEEN TITANS #92!
On sale FEBRUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ACTION COMICS #898
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art by PETE WOODS
Cover by DAVID FINCH & RYAN WINN
First his own action figure, then his own Christmas special – now GREEN LANTERN’s Larfleeze wants to take over ACTION COMICS?! Not if Lex Luthor has anything to say about it! Tune in for the rematch that’s been brewing ever since Lex tried to steal Larfleeze’s Orange Lantern back in BLACKEST NIGHT!
On sale FEBRUARY 23 * 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

SUPERGIRL #61
Written by NICK SPENCER
Art by BERNARD CHANG
Cover by AMY REEDER & RICHARD FRIEND
Continuing the new arc by the freshly minted creative team of writer Nick Spencer (JIMMY OLSEN, T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS, Morning Glories) and artist Bernard Chang (WONDER WOMAN, SUPERMAN)! Someone has set his sights on killing the next generation of heroes, and his latest targets are Robin and Batgirl! Who is this new foe, and how is he connected to some of Superman’s deadliest foes? Supergirl had better find out fast, before it’s time for another Bat-related R.I.P. story!
On sale FEBRUARY 16 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

SUPERBOY #4
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by PIER GALLO
Cover by EDDY BARROWS
1:10 Variant cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
Step aside, Superboy, Smallville’s got a new hero – Psionic Lad! Except, well, it’s cool he’s helping Superboy protect the town from bad guys and all, but what’s that he keeps saying about, um, assassinating someone? Hmm, Superboy, you may need to be more choosey about your friends… All this, plus the mystery of the Hollow Men deepens!
On sale FEBRUARY 2 * 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

R.E.B.E.L.S #25
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by CLAUDE ST. AUBIN & SCOTT HANNA
Cover by AARON LOPRESTI
Starro the Conqueror returns to rebuild his empire, and his first act of revenge against super-genius Vril Dox is to turn him into a mind-slave. Meanwhile, with his rebel crew in hot pursuit, Lobo thinks he’s discovered another Czarnian! But he’s the last of his race…isn’t he?
On sale FEBRUARY 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

DC COMICS PRESENTS: WONDER WOMAN #1
Written by ERIK LUKE
Art by YANICK PAQUETTE, BOB MCLEOD and DOUG HAZLEWOOD
Cover by ADAM HUGHES
Superman and Batman guest-star in these tales pulled from WONDER WOMAN #139-142, featuring art by Yanick Paquette (BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT). But is even this “World’s Finest” team enough to save Wonder Woman from the manipulations of the villainous Oblivion!
On sale FEBRUARY 9 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

BILLY BATSON AND THE MAGIC OF SHAZAM!: MR. MIND OVER MATTER TP
Written by ART BALTAZAR & FRANCO
Art by BYRON VAUGHANS
Cover by J. BONE
In this volume collecting issues #7-12 of DC’s all-ages series, Billy and his super-powered sister, Mary Marvel, fight against Black Adam and the insidious Mr. Mind!
On sale MARCH 2 • 144 pg, FC, $12.99 US

SWEET TOOTH #18
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
After the explosive conclusion of “Animal Armies,” Jepperd and his new traveling companions begin a long trek north in search of answers in this stand-alone issue. But as the first snowfall of the year hits, mistrust and fear threaten to tear the group apart before they even get started!
This story will be presented in a special, horizontal storytelling format.
On sale FEBRUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS

Y: THE LAST MAN DELUXE EDITION BOOK FIVE HC
Written by BRIAN K. VAUGHAN
Art by PIA GUERRA, GORAN SUDZUKA and JOSE MARZAN JR.
Cover by MASSIMO CARNEVALE
In this final Deluxe Edition hardcover collecting Y #49-60, Yorick and Agent 355 prepare for their ultimate quest to reunite the last man with his lost love, while the person, people or thing behind the disaster that wiped out half of humanity is revealed. Then, Yorick Brown’s long journey through an Earth populated only by women comes to its dramatic, unexpected conclusion.
On sale APRIL 27 • 320 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $29.99 US • MATURE READERS

BATMAN BLACK & WHITE STATUE: BATMAN BY DAVID FINCH
DESIGNED BY DAVID FINCH
SCULPTED BY MIKE LOCASCIO
From the writer and artist of the new DC ongoing series BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT! The next Batman Black and White statue is an original design for DC Direct!
This cold-cast porcelain statue measures approximately 6.5” high x 6.75” wide x 5.25” deep, is painted in monochromatic tones, features a Bat-logo-shaped base and is packaged in a black and white box.
Limited Edition.
On sale July 13, 2011 * Statue * $80 US

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