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Tuesday, 22 January 2008

DC Solicits

The DC Solicits are up, and there are a few interesting pieces:

The original Doom Patrol meet an explosive end:
Written by Arnold Drake
Art and cover by Bruno Premiani
In the final volume in the DOOM PATROL series, featuring issues #114-121, the team battles the Mutant Master, the Galactic Gladiator, the Black Vulture, and more before meeting one of the strangest ends any super-team has ever experienced!
Advance-solicited; on sale June 25 • 208 pg, FC, $49.99 US

Superman Director Richard Donner's arc on the comic is collected:
Superman: Last Son (Superman (DC Comics))
Written by Richard Donner & Geoff Johns
Art by Adam Kubert
Cover by Kubert
Richard Donner and Geoff Johns present "Last Son," collecting the epic story arc with art by Adam Kubert from ACTION COMICS #844-846, #851and Action Comics Annual #11. A rocket lands in Metropolis containing a boy Superman thinks is from Krypton. Along with figuring out what that means to him, Superman must protect young Christopher Kent, who has become the most valuable child on the planet thanks to his immense power. Lex Luthor has his sights on him, assembling his own team of villains to nab Christopher. It all leads to an action-packed finale, as Superman and the new Superman Revenge Squad — Lex Luthor, Bizarro, the Parasite and Metallo — take on General Zod, Ursa and Non in a battle for Metropolis, the future of Krypton and Christopher Kent!
This volume includes several pages in 3-D, as well as a pair of
3-D glasses!
Advance-solicited; on sale June 25 • 160 pg, FC, $19.99 US

The acclaimed recent run on Green Lantern is completed, collected across three hardcovers (two featuring the main story, plus a third with tie-ins:

Green Lantern: The Sinestro Corps Wars Volume 1 (Green Lantern (Graphic Novels))
Written by Geoff Johns and Dave Gibbons Art by Ethan Van Sciver, Ivan Reis, Patrick Gleason and others
Cover by Ethan Van Sciver
The landmark story arc that shook the Green Lantern Corps to its foundations is collected in this hardcover volume featuring the best-selling Green Lantern 21-22, Green Lantern Corps 14-15, Green Lantern: Sinestro Corps Special #1! Sinestro's army of fear has gathered: Arkillo! Karu-Sil! The Cyborg-Superman! And hundreds more of the most terrifying villains the universe has ever seen! Hal Jordan has overcome great fear throughout his life, but what fear still lingers inside him? Parallax knows, and Hal's about to be reminded as he leads Earth's Green Lanterns on a life-or-death rescue mission in the middle of this war. Meanwhile, the Guardians of the Universe find dissent within their ranks as a bizarre prophecy is fulfilled.
Advance-solicited; on sale February 20 160 pg, FC, US
Green Lantern: The Sinestro Corps War Vol 2 (Green Lantern (Graphic Novels))
Written by Geoff Johns, Dave Gibbons
and Peter J. Tomasi
Art by Ivan Reis, Ethan Van Sciver, Patrick Gleason, Oclair Albert, Angel Unzueta, Dustin Nguyen, Joe Prado and others
Cover by Van Sciver
The hottest story of 2007 reaches its explosive finale in this hardcover volume collecting Green Lantern #24-25 and Green Lantern Corps #16-19! Sinestro — Hal Jordan’s former mentor turned archnemesis — has gathered an army of soldiers fueled by the fear they instill in others. Former Green Lantern Kyle Rayner has been possessed by the entity known as Parallax and now assists the Sinestro Corps in cutting a swath of evil across the universe. Trapped in the depths of the Sinestro Corps' Citadel and face-to-face with the Guardian of Sinestro's army of fear, Hal Jordan must find the willpower to battle these terrible foes.
Advance-solicited; on sale June 11 • 192 pg, FC, $24.99 US

Green Lantern: Tales of the Sinestro Corps (Green Lantern (Graphic Novels))
Written by Geoff Johns, Ron Marz,
Alan Burnett and Sterling Gates
Art by Dave Gibbons, Ethan Van Sciver, Pete Woods,
Jerry Ordway, Mike McKone, Adriana Melo,
Joe Prado and others
Cover by Ivan Reis & Oclair Albert
The action of The Sinestro Corps War story spills over into this volume collecting Green Lantern #18-20 (plus backup stories), Green Lantern Sinestro Corps Special #1 ( (plus backup stories), Tales of the Sinestro Corps: Ion, Tales of the Sinestro Corps: Parallax, Tales of the Sinestro Corps: Cyborg Superman, Tales of the Sinestro Corps: Anti-Monitor, and Green Lantern Sinestro Corps Secret Files!
Parallax, Anti-Monitor, and the Cyborg Superman are some of the most feared members of the brutal Sinestro Corps, an army assembled with one goal: to spread fear across the galaxy! In this hardcover volume, the layers of these complex villains are stripped away as readers learn why they joined the Sinestro Corps and what drives them to eradicate the Green Lantern Corps.
Advance-solicited; on sale June 18 • 200 pg, FC, $29.99 US

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