DC Comics featuring work by Canadian Creators – July 2011

Ah, July. More Flashpoint, the debut of the Retroactive books and a lot more.

FLASHPOINT: FRANKENSTEIN AND THE CREATURES OF THE UNKNOWN #2
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by IBRAIM ROBERSON
Cover by DOUG MAHNKE
FLASH QUESTION: Can our heroes find the cure to their afflictions, or will the monster hunter Miranda Shrieve kill them before they get the chance?
On sale JULY 13 • 2 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

FLASHPOINT: KID FLASH LOST #2
Written by STERLING GATES
Art by OLIVER NOME
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
FLASH QUESTION: Where is he? And when? Can Hot Pursuit save him in time for Bart to help Barry?
On sale JULY 27 • 2 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

DC RETROACTIVE: WONDER WOMAN – THE ‘70S #1
Written by DENNIS O’NEIL
Art by J. BONE
Cover by TBD
From legendary scribe Dennis O’Neil comes an untold adventure starring DC’s Amazon Princess in her “white costume” phase! When Paradise Island is in danger, Wonder Woman must complete three tasks to save her homeland from destruction. But are these tasks too difficult even for her?
Plus: Following the 26-page lead story is a classic tale originally published in the ’70s, also written by Dennis O’Neil!
ONE-SHOT • On sale JULY 20 • 56 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

BATMAN INCORPORATED #9
Written by GRANT MORRISON
Art and cover by CAMERON STEWART
1:25 Variant cover by CAMERON STEWART
Is an exclusive girls’ finishing school a secret training ground for teenaged assassins? Find out the truth as Batgirl undertakes her most dangerous
mission yet at the request of Batman.
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale JULY 20 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #4
Written by DAVID FINCH
Art by JAY FABOK
Cover by DAVID FINCH
1:25 Variant cover by ANDY CLARKE
Now featuring art by rising star Jay Fabok (Soulfire)!
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. This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled.
RESOLICIT • On sale JULY 27 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US

RED ROBIN #25
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA • Art and cover by MARCUS TO and RAY MCCARTHY
If he’s going to avoid a fight against a psycho Super-Villain, end the 7 Days of Death, win the Assassination Tournament and discover ancient knowledge over life and death, Red Robin will have to survive a final battle against one of the world’s deadliest assassins. Her name? Cassandra Cain!
On sale JULY 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

SUPERBOY #9
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by PIER GALLO
Cover by KARL KERSCHL
Trapped in the twisted lair of the Hollow Men, Superboy, Psionic Lad and Simon must wage a desperate battle for the souls of Smallville!
On sale JULY 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

JONAH HEX #69
Written by JUSTIN GRAY and JIMMY PALMIOTTI
Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
Jonah Hex has lived through countless deadly confrontations, always emerging on the other side calm, cool and collected. But now he must face the only opponent on Earth who can potentially ruin that streak: his own father! Featuring art by SWEET TOOTH’s Jeff Lemire!
On sale JULY 6 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS #9
Written by NICK SPENCER • Art by CAFU, BIT, MIKE GRELL and NICK DRAGOTTA• Cover by FIONA STAPLES
Death finally claims one of the T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents! Dark secrets about the history of T.H.U.N.D.E.R. surface as the Iron Maiden continues her assault on the team. Featuring guest art from Mike Grell and Nick Dragotta!
On sale JULY 13 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

DC COMICS PRESENTS: METAL MEN #1
Written by KEITH GIFFEN, J.M. DEMATTEIS and BOB HANEY • Art by KEVIN MAGUIRE, TIM LEVINS and others • Cover by KEVIN MAGUIRE
Collected from DOOM PATROL #1-7, don’t miss the Metal Men’s adventures against The Clique, living mannequins, an ancient god, at the Department of Motor Vehicles and more. Plus, from SILVER AGE: THE BRAVE AND THE BOLD #1, the team meets Batman, Green Arrow and Black Canary!
On sale JULY 20 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

SUPERMAN/BATMAN: NIGHT AND DAY TP
Written by MICHAEL GREEN, MIKE JOHNSON, SCOTT KOLINS, PETER JOHNSON and MATT CHERNISS • Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL, RAFAEL ALBUQUERQUE and SCOTT KOLINS • Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
Collected from SUPERMAN/BATMAN #60-63, 65-67, with appearances by Robin, Supergirl, Lex Luthor and The Joker. Plus: A BLACKEST NIGHT tie-in story sets Man-Bat, Bizarro and Solomon Grundy loose to brawl.
On sale AUGUST 17 • 176 pg, FC, $17.99 US

SUPERMAN: THE BLACK RING VOL. 2 HC
Written by PAUL CORNELL and GAIL SIMONE
Art by PETE WOODS, JESUS MERINO, MARCO RUDY, ED BENES, J. CALAFIORE and others
Cover by DAVID FINCH
When Lex Luthor finally regained control of LexCorp, he thought he had everything he wanted. But in BLACKEST NIGHT, he briefly became an Orange Lantern and got a taste of true power. Now he’ll do anything – anything – to get that power back. In this second BLACK RING volume, collecting ACTION COMICS #896-900, SECRET SIX #29 and ACTION COMICS ANNUAL #13, Luthor’s quest for the Black Lantern energy takes him to Arkham Asylum for a close encounter with The Joker, and then into direct conflict with Larfleeze, the ultra-greedy Orange Lantern.
On sale SEPTEMBER 14 • 224 pg, FC, $29.99 US

MADAME XANADU VOL. 4: EXTRA SENSORY TP
Written by MATT WAGNER • Art by AMY REEDER, MARLEY ZARCONE and MARIAN CHURCHLAND • Cover by MARK BUCKINGHAM
This final volume collecting issues #24-29 is set in 1960s New York City and features the five senses, illustrated by five sensational female artists.
On sale AUGUST 10 • 144 pg, FC, $17.99 US • MATURE READERS

SWEET TOOTH #23
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
With the amazing discovery of Walter Fish’s home, Gus and the gang finally feel like they’ve found a sanctuary, a place where they could live in peace for the rest of their lives. But one bullet will shatter it all in an instant. “Endangered Species” concludes in dramatic fashion, and the world of SWEET TOOTH will never be the same.
On sale JULY 6 • FC, $2.99 US • MATURE READERS

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