DC Comics in March 2011 by Canadian Creators

BRIGHTEST DAY #21-22
Written by GEOFF JOHNS & PETER J. TOMASI
Art by IVAN REIS, PATRICK GLEASON, ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK & JOE PRADO
Covers by DAVID FINCH
1:10 Variant covers by IVAN REIS
As the end of BRIGHTEST DAY approaches, our returned heroes and villains begin converging in one area as the ultimate protector reveals itself against the ultimate menace!
Retailers please note: These issues will ship with two covers each. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
Issue #21 on sale MARCH 2
Issue #22 on sale MARCH 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: This book is resolicited. All previous orders are canceled. This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
RESOLICIT • On sale MARCH 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN INCORPORATED #5
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by YANICK PAQUETTE & MICHEL LACOMBE
Cover by J.H. WILLIAMS III
1:25 Variant cover by YANICK PAQUETTE & MICHAEL LACOMBE
Batman’s Argentinean adventure concludes as The Dark Knight and Gaucho fight to the death to save the lives of countless innocents. Meanwhile, England’s other Batman, The Hood, stumbles across a monstrous conspiracy – can Batman and his international allies stop a plot that threatens to transform the whole world?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale MARCH 23 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #4
Written by DAVID FINCH
Art by DAVID FINCH & SCOTT WILLIAMS
Cover by DAVID FINCH
1:25 Variant cover by ANDY CLARKE
Etrigan the Demon’s loyalties are stretched to their breaking point, and when he chooses sides, an epic battle ensues with Batman! The victor can only be decided with the help of a new friend, but there’s no time to spare for infighting, because Gotham City is being overrun by a demon horde…
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale MARCH 30 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

KNIGHT & SQUIRE #6
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art by JIMMY BROXTON
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE
The Joker is going to kill all British heroes, and he’s going to make Jarvis Poker watch. The Knight and Squire and their whole community have to stand together – or lose everything – as a chill wind blows through their cozy world.
On sale MARCH 16 • 6 of 6 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

RED ROBIN #21
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art and cover by MARCUS TO & RAY MCCARTHY
Unable to control the Unternet, Red Robin is determined to destroy the villains’ communications grid. Once the hero learns that the Mad Men have unwittingly become “roaming sentient servers,” Red Robin will have to decide between severing Earth’s connection to the Unternet before it kills the Mad Men – or leaving them in the throes of insanity forever!
On sale MARCH 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

ACTION COMICS #899
Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art by PETE WOODS
Cover by DAVID FINCH & BATT
Lex Luthor has left no stone unturned in his quest for the Black Lantern energy, but he’s not the only one searching for it – Brainiac wants the energy and the knowledge it offers all to himself. Trust us, this is gonna be the most vicious Luthor/Brainiac team-up ever. It all sets the stage for both a conclusion and a beginning in next month’s historic ACTION COMICS #900, featuring the return of you-know-who…
On sale MARCH 30 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

SUPERBOY #5
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by PIER GALLO
Cover by EDDY BARROWS & J.P. MAYER
1:10 Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
Get ready for the first-ever Superboy/Kid Flash race! Bart Allen may have the speed, but Conner Kent has the power – who will win?! Meanwhile, a dangerous threat is nipping at their heels, one that may mean the end for Superboy, Kid Flash and all of Smallville!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale MARCH 9 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

GIANT-SIZE ATOM #1
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by MAHMUD ASRAR & JOHN DELL
Cover by GARY FRANK
Continuing from ADVENTURE COMICS #521, it’s the conclusion to Ray Palmer’s acclaimed story “Nucleus” in an extra-sized issue! The terror group called The Colony hatches its last-ditch gambit to steal The Atom’s technology. Guest-starring Hawkman, Oracle and more!
One-shot • On sale MARCH 2 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US

R.E.B.E.L.S #26
Written by TONY BEDARD
Art by CLAUDE ST. AUBIN & SCOTT HANNA
Cover by AARON LOPRESTI
Vril Dox: mind-slave to Starro the Conqueror. Adam Strange: a failure as leader. Lobo: M.I.A. If you think things couldn’t get worse for our rebellious team of space-cops, think again. Their only hope lies in a mindless monster and a traitorous teenaged super-genius.
On sale MARCH 16 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS #5
Written by NICK SPENCER
Art by CAFU & BIT and RYAN SOOK
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
Believe the buzz! T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS continues to deliver the kind of action-packed, espionage-filled tales you won’t find anywhere else in the DCU! This issue spotlights Menthor – a.k.a. Toby the Salesman. If you think you know Toby, well, you’re wrong, and in a sequence illustrated by Ryan Sook, boy will you see why! Nick Spencer and CAFU turn everything on its head this issue, as the secrets behind both Spider and T.H.U.N.D.E.R. finally start to come to light.
On sale MARCH 16 • 32 pg, FC $2.99 US

BRIGHTEST DAY VOL. 2 HC
Written by GEOFF JOHNS and PETER J. TOMASI
Art by IVAN REIS, PATRICK GLEASON, ARDIAN SYAF, SCOTT CLARK and JOE PRADO
Cover by DAVID FINCH
Once dead, twelve heroes and villains were resurrected by a white light expelled from deep within the center of the earth. Now, Aquaman, Martian Manhunter, Firestorm, Hawkman, Hawkgirl, Deadman, Jade, Osiris, Hawk, Captain Boomerang and Zoom must discover the mysterious reason behind their return and uncover the secret that binds them all.
In this second volumes, which issues #8-16 of the series, find out whether Deadman is truly destined to wield the White Lantern and who the new Aqualad is. Plus, Firestorm’s dueling alter egos take a bizarre journey, while Martian Manhunter returns to Mars to learn about the strange creature that’s stalking him.
On sale MAY 4 • 240 pg, FC, $29.99 US

BATMAN & ROBIN: BATMAN MUST DIE DELUXE EDITION HC
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art by CAMERON STEWART, FRAZER IRVING and DAVID FINCH
Cover by FRANK QUITELY
Grant Morrison’s best-selling run on BATMAN & ROBIN continues with this volume collecting issues #13-16 and BATMAN: THE RETURN #1. On the eve of Bruce Wayne’s return to Gotham City, the new Batman and Robin team that battled crime during his absence must deal with the deadly return of The Joker.
Then, Grant Morrison connects BATMAN & ROBIN with the best-selling THE RETURN OF BRUCE WAYNE for the climactic showdown between Batman and The Black Glove.
And in an epic tale illustrated by acclaimed artist David Finch, learn what happens to Dick Grayson after the “real” Batman returns.
On sale MAY 11 • 168 pg, FC, 7.0625” x 10.875”, $24.99 US

BIRDS OF PREY VOL. 1: ENDRUN HC
Written by GAIL SIMONE
Art by ED BENES, ADRIANA MELO, ALVIN LEE and others
Cover by ED BENES
Soaring out of BRIGHTEST DAY, the Birds of Prey are back!
In this volume, collecting the first six issues of their new series, The Birds of Prey are forced to ally themselves with one of the worst of Gotham City’s mega-criminals while they struggle to save his life from the unspeakable horror that hunts them all. Pursued by an unstoppable killer, the Birds must run a gauntlet of insane gang members and corrupt cops while trying to keep a teammate alive.
On sale MAY 11 • 160 pg, FC, $22.99 US

JONAH HEX: TALL TALES TP
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art by VICENTE ALCAZAR, PHIL WINSLADE, JORDI BERNET, GIANCARLO CARACUZZO and BRIAN STELFREEZE
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
In this volume collecting JONAH HEX #55-60, we learn more about Hex’s savage origins and how love played a crucial part in making him the bounty hunter he became.
On sale APRIL 27 • 144 pg, FC, $14.99 US

OUR ARMY AT WAR TP
Written by DARWYN COOKE, B. CLAY MOORE, MATT STURGES and others
Art by DARWYN COOKE, PHIL WINSLADE, JUSTINIANO and others
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
Collecting 2010’s five unforgettable one-shots that took a modern look at warfare courtesy of some of today’s top comic talents. Includes G.I. COMBAT #1 featuring The Haunted Tank, OUR ARMY AT WAR #1 starring Sgt. Rock, WEIRD WAR TALES #1, OUR FIGHTING FORCES #1 spotlighting The Losers, and STAR-SPANGLED WAR STORIES #1 focusing on French Resistance icon Mademoiselle Marie!
On sale APRIL 6 • 128 pg, FC, $14.99 US

SWEET TOOTH #19
Written by JEFF LEMIRE, MATT KINDT, NATE POWELL and EMI LENOX
Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE, MATT KINDT, NATE POWELL and EMI LENOX
One of Vertigo’s most experimental titles takes even more chances as indie superstars Matt Kindt (REVOLVER, Superspy), Nate Powell (Swallow Me Whole) and Emi Lenox (Emitown) contribute stories alongside Jeff Lemire for a very special stand-alone issue. As the three female characters of SWEET TOOTH go off to collect firewood for the night, we see glimpses of their past, all of which reveal something more about the mysterious plague that decimated America.
On sale MARCH 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS

 

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