DC Comics by Canadians – August 2011

DC has big things happening at the end of the month with the 5th of Flashpoint (the only new book shipping from DC on Aug. 31)  so a lot of series and storylines are wrapping up in August so that people can jump on in September.

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FLASHPOINT: FRANKENSTEIN AND THE CREATURES OF THE UNKNOWN #3
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by IBRAIM ROBERSON
Cover by DOUG MAHNKE
FLASH FACT: The great monster hunter Miranda Shrieve will see our heroes dead before the night is done… unless they can defeat her and her army of robots.
On sale AUGUST 10 • 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

FLASHPOINT: KID FLASH LOST #3
Written by STERLING GATES
Art by OLIVER NOME
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
FLASH FACT: Bart is back, but now he must find his way home.
On sale AUGUST 24 • 3 of 3, 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

BATMAN: THE DARK KNIGHT #5
Written by DAVID FINCH
Art by JAY FABOK
Cover by DAVID FINCH
1:25 Variant cover by ANDY CLARKE
David Finch’s brilliant take on Batman continues to explore the darker corners of Gotham City in the penultimate chapter of “Golden Dawn,” now featuring art by Jay Fabok (Soulfire)!
As The Dark Knight suffers one of his worst defeats, Jason Blood makes an unexpected move. With a surprise funeral and guest appearances by Etrigan, the Demon and Ragman, this series continues to heat up!
Retailers please note: This issue is resolicited. All previous orders are cancelled. This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
RESOLICIT • On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

RED ROBIN #26
Written by FABIAN NICIEZA
Art and cover by MARCUS TO and RAY MCCARTHY
Ready to operate from his new HQ, Red Robin knows that before he can fulfill his crimefighting destiny, he must close out one outstanding issue. His father’s killer, Captain Boomerang, was brought back to life… The time has come for him to return to the grave!
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

SUPERBOY #10-11
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by PIER GALLO, PETE WOODS and CAFU
Covers by KARL KERSCHL
SUPERBOY ships twice in August!
First, in SUPERBOY #10, learn how the threat currently facing Superboy and Smallville stretches all the way back to the time of ancient Atlantis! Guest-starring Arion and the Viking Prince, with art by Pete Woods and CAFU!
Then, in SUPERBOY #11, Jeff Lemire and Pier Gallo bring the saga of “The Hollow Men” to its explosive conclusion! Superboy, Lori, Simon and Psionic Lad must fight for the very soul of Smallville hundreds of miles beneath the town’s surface!
Issue #10 on sale AUGUST 3
Issue #11 on sale AUGUST 17
32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #54
Written by MARC GUGGENHEIM
Art by JERRY ORDWAY
Cover by DARWYN COOKE
The JSA has unlocked the doors of the mysterious city underneath Monument Point – but what was hidden inside? And will Lightning and Mister Terrific return in time to help the JSA, JSA ALL-STARS and their allies protect Monument Point from being destroyed again?
On sale AUGUST 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

T.H.U.N.D.E.R. AGENTS #10
Written by NICK SPENCER • Art by MIKE GRELL and NICK DRAGOTTA • Cover by FIONA STAPLES
The T.H.U.N.D.E.R. Agents make a final stand against The Iron Maiden in the present, as a bitter truth about the villainess and Colleen is revealed in a look back at the past. One of the most critically acclaimed books of the year reaches the shocking finale of its latest chapter, but trust us, this ain’t the end – not by a long shot!
On sale AUGUST 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

DC COMICS PRESENTS THE TEEN TITANS #1
Written by BOB HANEY, MICHAEL ALLRED and LEE ALLRED • Art by JAY STEPHENS and MICHAEL ALLRED • Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED
The original Teen Titans go on a secret space adventure at the behest of President Kennedy in this reprint of the LOST ANNUAL! Plus, it’s the Teen Titans vs. the Doom Patrol and more from SOLO #7!
On sale AUGUST 17 • 96 pg, FC, $7.99 US

THE FLASH: THE ROAD TO FLASHPOINT HC
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art by FRANCIS MANAPUL and SCOTT KOLINS
Cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
Make way for Hot Pursuit – the latest speedster to come out of the Speed Force! He’s here to make sure no one breaks the speed limit – hero or villain! And just wait until you see whose face is under Hot Pursuit’s helmet!
This hardcover collection of THE FLASH #8-12 leads up to FLASHPOINT, the biggest comic-book event for summer 2011!
On sale OCTOBER 26 • 128 pg, FC, $22.99 US
“One of the most compelling page-turners to come out this year.” — USA TODAY
“Remarkable imagery and thought-provoking narrative . . . superb entertainment. Highly recommended indeed.” — SCIENCE FICTION WORLD

SWEET TOOTH #24
Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by JEFF LEMIRE
“Endangered Species” concludes! As Gus lies dying, he has a new and terrible vision that will test the group’s faith. Meanwhile, Lucy and Jepperd’s relationship crumbles, and Walter Fish is left to pick up the pieces.
On sale AUGUST 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US MATURE READERS

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