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2019

Mister Miracle


Tom King - 2019
    No trap can contain him. He is Scott Free, the worldwide celebrity sensation known as Mister Miracle, and he is the greatest escape artist who ever lived. But can he pull off the ultimate trick–and escape death itself?Something has gone horribly wrong with the perfect life that Scott and his wife Big Barda have made for themselves on Earth. With war raging between their homeworlds of Apokolips and New Genesis, Scott's cruel adoptive father, Darkseid, seems to have finally found the Anti-Life Equation–the weapon that will give him total victory.As the mountains of bodies on both sides grow ever higher, only Mister Miracle can stop the slaughter and restore peace. But the terrible power of the Anti-Life Equation may already be at work in his own mind, warping his reality and shattering the fragile happiness he's found with the woman he loves.Is death the trap that's been waiting for him all along? Or is it life itself? And what price will Scott Free have to pay to learn the answer?Eisner Award winners Tom King and Mitch Gerads present a bold new vision of one of Jack Kirby's greatest creations with Mister Miracle–powerful, intimate and utterly unique, this modern comics classic will challenge everything you know about super-heroism! Collects Mister Miracle #1-12.

Harleen (2019) #1


Stjepan Šejić - 2019
    Harleen Quinzel has discovered a revolutionary cure for the madness of Gotham City-she just needs to prove it actually works. But with the criminal justice and mental health establishments united against her, the brilliant young psychologist must take drastic measures to save Gotham from itself. Witness Harleen’s first steps on a doomed quest that will give birth to the legendary super-villain Harley Quinn in this stunning reimagining of Harley and The Joker’s twisted and tragic love affair by visionary storyteller Stjepan Šejic (AQUAMAN: UNDERWORLD, SUICIDE SQUAD, Sunstone).

DCeased


Tom TaylorNeil Edwards - 2019
    The heroes of Earth are fighting a losing battle to save humanity, save the world and save themselves, in one of the most shocking tales ever told in the DC Universe.Fighting time, each other and all of humanity, Earth's greatest heroes must rally together for what may very well be their last chance to save the world from the most terrible plague humanity has ever seen. The Anti-Life Equation has been released and is ravaging the world at the viral speed of social media. Once exposed, victims lose their minds, violently attacking all around them.The heroes of Earth are fighting a losing battle to save the world...and themselves! With time running out, who will live and who will die in this apocalyptic tale of heroism, sacrifice and annihilation?Collects issues #1-6 and DCeased: A Good Day to Die #1

Batman: Last Knight on Earth (2019) #1


Scott Snyder - 2019
    Young. Sane. And...he was never Batman.  So begins this sprawling tale of the Dark Knight as he embarks on a quest through a devastated DC landscape featuring a massive cast of familiar faces from the DC Universe. As he tries to piece together the mystery of his past, he must unravel the cause of this terrible future and track down the unspeakable force that destroyed the world as he knew it…  From the powerhouse creative team of writer Scott Snyder and artist Greg Capullo, the team that reinvented Batman from the emotional depths of “Court of Owls” to the bombastic power of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, DC Black Label is proud to present the bimonthly, three-issue miniseries BATMAN: LAST KNIGHT ON EARTH, published at DC’s standard comic trim size. This could be the last Batman story ever told…

Batman: Curse of the White Knight #1


Sean Gordon Murphy - 2019
    Exciting new villains and unexpected allies will clash in this unforgettable chapter of the White Knight saga—and the truth about the blood they shed will shake Gotham to its core!

DCeased (2019-) #1


Tom Taylor - 2019
      The heroes of the DCU are caught completely unprepared for a pandemic of this magnitude and struggle to save their loved ones first…but what happens to the World’s Greatest Heroes if the world ends?  New York Times best-selling writer Tom Taylor (INJUSTICE) returns with a terrifying new tale and is joined by artists Trevor Hairsine (LEGENDS OF THE DARK KNIGHT) and Stefano Gaudiano (The Walking Dead).

Injustice: Gods Among Us Omnibus Vol. 1


Tom Taylor - 2019
    1 collects the first three years of the best-selling series in a brand-new special omnibus edition for the first time!Superman is Earth's greatest hero. But when the Man of Steel can't protect the thing he holds most dear, he decides to stop trying to save the world-and start ruling it.Things in the DC Universe have changed after Superman is tricked into destroying the one thing he loves the most. Now unwilling to let crime go unpunished, the heroes of our world must choose if they are with Superman or against him. But not every country will submit to his new world order and neither will Superman's greatest threat-Batman! And the Dark Knight will use any method at his disposal to stop his former friend from reshaping the world in his shattered image.Injustice Gods Among Us Omnibus Vol. 1 collects the earth-shattering first three years of the massively popular series written by fan favorite author Tom Taylor (Injustice, Friendly Neighborhood Spider-Man) and with art by rising stars Mike S. Miller and Bruno Redondo!Collects Injustice: Gods Among Us #1-12 + Annual #1, Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Two #1-12 + Annual #1 and Injustice: Gods Among Us: Year Three #1-12 + Annual #1

Detective Comics: 80 Years of Batman Deluxe Edition


Neil GaimanPatrick Leahy - 2019
    Over the past eight decades, Batman has remained at the forefront of popular culture, which is in no small part because of this comic book series that is synonymous with the Dark Knight! Celebrate Detective Comics with DC, as we revisit classic stories from comics from the 1930s onward, featuring some of Batman's greatest allies and villains and work from some of the greatest creators ever to grace the graphic-literature medium!With a new cover by DC publisher and chief creative officer Jim Lee. Curated by guest editor Paul Levitz, it features reprints of the Dark Knight’s most memorable adventures, from his first appearance to the debuts of Robin, Batwoman, Bat-Mite and Batgirl, as well as villains including Two-Face, the Riddler, Clayface, Man-Bat and more. This hardcover also spotlights crime-fighters including Slam Bradley, Air Wave, the Boy Commandos, the Martian Manhunter and the 1970s Manhunter, Paul Kirk!And, published for the first time anywhere: a new tale of a traumatic early moment in Bruce Wayne’s life written by Paul Levitz with art by Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz, and an extraordinary look at a long-ago work in progress—the original layouts for the Batman tale from DETECTIVE COMICS #200, as illustrated by Lew Sayre Schwartz (and signed “Bob Kane”). As if that’s not enough, this volume includes essays on Batman from contributors including Cory Doctorow, Neil Gaiman, Glen David Gold, Dennis O’Neil, former San Diego police chief Shelley Zimmerman and pulp historian Anthony Tollin. This is sure to be the celebration of the year!

Blackest Night Omnibus


Geoff Johns - 2019
    As black rings rain from the sky former, friends and loved ones rise from their graves as twisted monsters with only one mission: Death.The Black Lanterns have arrived, and they're bringing death and destruction with them. Putting aside old vendettas, it's now up to Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps to marshal DC's greatest heroes (as well as their deadliest foes) in a huge, universe-spanning battle to save the DC Universe from an army of the dead. Their collective mission: to defend the light against the blackest night.Now collected in sequential order and in one gigantic volume for the first time, Blackest Night Omnibus 10th Anniversary is written by critically acclaimed author Geoff Johns (Doomsday Clock) and illustrated by Ivan Reis (Superman), Patrick Gleason (Batman & Robin), Doug Mahnke (Green Lantern), Scott Kolins (The Flash) and Jerry Ordway (The Power of Shazam!).Collects Adventure Comics #4-5,7, Blackest Night #0-8, Blackest Night: Batman #1-3, Blackest Night: The Flash #1-3, Blackest Night: JSA #1-3, Blackest Night: Superman #1-3, Blackest Night: Tales of the Corps #1-3, Blackest Night: Titans #1-3, Blackest Night: Wonder Woman #1-3, Catwoman #83, Green Arrow #30, Green Lantern #43-53, Green Lantern Corps #39-47, Phantom Stranger #42, Starman #81, Suicide Squad #67, The Atom and Hawkman #46, The Power of Shazam! #48, The Question #37, Untold Tales of Blackest Night #1 and Weird Western Tales #71

The Wisdom of Wonder Woman (Wonder Woman Book, Superhero Book, Pop Culture Books)


Signe Bergstrom - 2019
    This gorgeous collection of quotes from throughout Wonder Woman's iconic history in comics, film, and TV, fully illustrated by a wide range of classic and modern visuals, showcases her wisdom on fighting systems of evil, defying expectations in Man's World, standing up for peace and love, and embodying the true meaning of strength.Uplifting and powerful gift for women everywhere.With a luxe foil cover and golden lasso ribbon that will fit perfectly on any superheroine's bookshelf.Signe Bergstrom is a writer and editor of more than thirty illustrated books, including Wonder Woman: Ambassador of Truth."You've shown us, Princess, that clever women can conquer the strongest men!" and other inspirational quotes from Wonder Woman's 75-year career.Great coffee table book to spark conversation about strong women who defy expectationsWONDER WOMAN and all related characters and elements © & ™ DC Comics. (s19)

Lois Lane (2019-) #1


Greg Rucka - 2019
    Critically acclaimed and best-selling author Greg Rucka and master storyteller Mike Perkins team up for a tale of conspiracy, intrigue and murder that pushes even Lois to her limits.

Naomi (2019-) #1


Brian Michael Bendis - 2019
    Join writers Brian Michael Bendis, David Walker and breakout artist Jamal Campbell in Wonder Comics’ massively ambitious new series and star...NAOMI.

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? (2010-) #100


Sholly Fisch - 2019
    When Jane learns of the spook terrorizing the national park right before a school trip, she decides she needs some backup to make sure she and her classmates are safe. So Jane turns to the Scooby gang! Going undercover, the gang will have to act quickly to solve the mystery of the Haunted Hiker—because if the ghost doesn’t ruin their field trip, the singing school troubadour just might.

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? (2010-) #101


Sholly FischScott McRae - 2019
    Luckily for him, the Mystery Gang is ready to dig into this mystery and help set the farm to rights. Can they take this haunted heifer out to pasture, or will the udder horror be too much?

Blackest Night Saga


Geoff Johns - 2019
    The incredible saga from #1 New York Times bestselling writer Geoff Johns is collected here in its entirety for the first time ever in paperback in this new DC Essential Edition!A war has been brewing between the different colored Lantern Corps--the Green fighting the Yellow, the Red trying to destroy all, the Blue attempting to broker peace between the tribes. However, the real battle is yet to come: the undead Black Lanterns are coming and seemingly nothing can stop them. Putting aside old vendettas, it's up to Hal Jordan and the Green Lantern Corps to lead DC's greatest champions as well as their deadliest foes in a battle to save the Universe from an army of the dead.The DC Essential Edition series of graphic novels highlights the best standalone stories the medium has to offer featuring comics' greatest characters. These trade paperback editions focus on the easiest entry points DC has in its vast library, with seminal, groundbreaking tales that transcend the printed page. Start with the Essentials.This collects GREEN LANTERN #43, BLACKEST NIGHT #0-8, and two stories from UNTOLD TALES OF THE BLACKEST NIGHT #1.

Joker: Killer Smile #1


Jeff Lemire - 2019
    In fact, no one’s even been able to diagnose him. But that doesn’t matter to the confident, world-beating Dr. Ben Arnell; he’s going to be the one to unravel this unknowable mind. There’s no way The Joker could ever get through the therapeutic walls Ben has built around himself. Right? There’s no way The Joker’s been entering his house at night…right? There’s no way The Joker has stood over his son’s bed, and put that book in his hands, the one with the, the, the…  The Eisner-nominated creative team of Jeff Lemire and Andrea Sorrentino (GREEN ARROW, Gideon Falls) reunite for a psychological horror story where nothing is as it seems, your eyes can’t be trusted and Mr. Smiles is waiting behind the basement door. Wait, who’s Mr. Smiles?

Naomi (2019-) #6


Brian Michael Bendis - 2019
    Walker and artist Jamal Campbell! With her origins finally revealed, Naomi embraces the journey ahead and charts a course for the future and her role.

Wonder Woman: Year One Deluxe Edition


Greg Rucka - 2019
    Wonder Woman's journey begins in this epic origin story!Before she was Wonder Woman, Diana of Themyscira was the princess of the Amazons. She and her sisters were warriors, but their island home was peaceful--until Man's World breached their paradise for the first time.A crashed American pilot brings with him a tale of war. If Ares is once again walking free in the world of men, only the Amazons can stop him. As the god of war stirs to power, Diana must sacrifice everything to become the champion of a world she has never seen.In this perfect jumping-on point for the DC Universe, legendary writer Greg Rucka (Detective Comics) and artist Nicola Scott (Superman) unite to tell the shocking, definitive origin of the Amazon Princess.Collects Wonder Woman #2, #4, #6, #8, #10, #12, #14, and stories from Wonder Woman Annual #1.

Green Lantern by Geoff Johns Book One


Geoff Johns - 2019
    He created a vibrant world that elegantly built upon and streamlined decades of Green Lantern mythology, earning both critical and commercial success. From the return of Hal Jordan to the introduction of other Lantern Corps, Johns' run turned the established canon on its head and forever changed the direction of the Green Lantern books.This critically acclaimed Green Lantern run begins here, with art by such talented artists as Carlos Pacheco (Superman/Batman), Ethan Van Sciver (Green Lantern: Rebirth), Patrick Gleason (Batman and Robin) and Darwyn Cooke (DC: The New Frontier). Collects Green Lantern: Rebirth #1-6, Green Lantern Secret Files 2005 #1, Green Lantern Corps: Recharge #1-5 and Green Lantern #1-3.

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? (2010-) #99 (Scooby-Doo Where Are You? (2010-))


Paul Kupperberg - 2019
    An assortment of weird and eerie passengers. And an elusive ghost that stalks the train at night. Can Scooby and the gang untangle the baffling mystery to figure out which passenger is behind it all before they reach their station and everyone leaves? Or will things just keep getting “Muddier on the Disoriented Express”?

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? (2010-) #97


Sholly Fisch - 2019
    When Scooby and the gang went to the bank, they never expected to find themselves stuck in the middle of a bank robbery...especially by ghostly gangsters with pinstripe suits and tommy guns!  How can the gang stop the wraithlike robbers with their hands in the air?

Batman/Superman #1


Joshua Williamson - 2019
    Spinning out of the devastating events of the Batman Who Laughs, Superman and Batman are together once more in an all-new monthly series—and they’re facing a terrifying new threat that could strike from anywhere. The Dark Knight and the Man of Steel must journey into the depths of Gotham City to learn which of their fellow heroes has been transformed into the horrifying horseman of their most dangerous and deranged foe ever. Our heroes will need to fight to survive, but an even more dangerous question lurks in the shadows: Can Superman and Batman even trust each other?

Scooby-Doo, Where Are You? (2010-) #102


Paul Kupperberg - 2019
    Its high-pitched pealing has both canines and humans on the run. If Scooby and the gang don’t scoop up this menace soon, the park may just shut down, leaving all the pups parkless and with no place to go.

DC Universe Bronze Age Omnibus by Jack Kirby


Jack Kirby - 2019
    By the early 1970s, he'd already spent 30 pioneering years innovating and exploring the comics art form.After a groundbreaking decade at Marvel, Kirby returned to DC Comics and immediately began crafting some of his best-loved works, most notably his cosmic epic, the Fourth World saga. For anyone but Jack Kirby, this colossal masterpiece would have been contribution enough to the DC canon, but "the King" spent that same period revitalizing all corners of the DC Universe, from superhero antics to experimental horror to wartime realism, and creating such unforgettable characters as Etrigan the Demon and OMAC.This volume pulls together more than 1,400 pages of these "other" Kirby comics from the 1970s and 1980s, featuring the Demon, the Sandman, the Losers and more!Collects stories from In the Days of the Mob #1-2, Spirit World #1, Weird Mystery Tales #1-3, The Demon #1-16, The Sandman #1-6, OMAC #1-8, Our Fighting Forces #151-162, Super Powers (Vol. 1) #1-5, Super Powers (Vol. 2) #1-6 and many more!

The Joker Psychology: Evil Clowns and the Women Who Love Them


Travis LangleyJustine Mastin - 2019
    In The Joker Psychology: Evil Clowns and the Women Who Love Them, Dr. Travis Langley, author of the bestselling Batman and Psychology, returns to Gotham City to explore the twisted psyche of this great supervillain, as well as the personalities who are inexorably drawn to it. Paying special attention to the strange dynamics of relationships like the one between The Joker and Harley Quinn, this collection of 15 chapters (including some very special interviews with the people who brought The Joker and Harley Quinn to life in comics and onscreen), this collection analyzes:Why a bright, laughing monster who looks like a clown could be the ultimate antagonist to a grim, brooding hero who looks like a monster.The relationship between a therapist and her patient—and what happens when a therapist crosses the line, as Harley Quinn does when she falls for The Joker.How a smart person could fall for the most dangerous of criminals.Why so many fans find Harley Quinn inspirational.How different kinds of therapy could (or could not) help twisted minds like Mister J and Harley Quinn.The development of a fictional character that so completely embodies psychopathy (including interviews with creators who have shaped The Joker's character over the years).

Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2013-) #91


Sholly Fisch - 2019
    High school principal Jefferson Pierce (aka the superhero Black Lightning!) is used to teenagers acting like monsters--but not seeing them turn into actual monsters!  Even Scooby and the gang might have their hands full with this horrifying homecoming!

DCeased: A Good Day to Die #1


Tom Taylor - 2019
    Terrific assembles a motley group of surviving heroes including Mister Miracle, Big Barda, John Constantine, Blue Beetle and Booster Gold as they attempt to fight back against the tide of death. Can this ragtag group save the world where the Justice League has thus far failed?

Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2013-) #96


Sholly Fisch - 2019
    Can the Scooby gang rescue Flash's Rogues from the ghost of that sinister spinner, the Top? And if they do, can they also rescue themselves from the Rogues?

Riddler: Year of the Villain #1


Mark Russell - 2019
    Unfortunately, resources are limited, so not everyone got something. The Riddler is one such person, and he is most displeased about it. Was this merely an oversight or a deliberate slight? The Riddler is determined to find out which-and so should you!

The Art and Making of Aquaman


Mike Avila - 2019
    Pictures film based on the popular DC character. Featuring previously unseen photographs and breathtaking concept art, this book is a must-have for any fan. Witness the epic journey of Aquaman, a Super Hero who struggles to accept his heritage as undersea royalty in his first solo film. Follow along with the production team as these skilled artists create a unique undersea world for the big screen. Exclusive interviews highlight a comprehensive narrative that flows through this stunning collection of concept sketches, storyboards, set and costume photography, and effects imagery, giving readers an unparalleled look at the making of the film. Directed by James Wan, Aquaman features an all-star cast, with Jason Momoa, Amber Heard, Willem Dafoe, Patrick Wilson, Dolph Lundgren, Ludi Lin, Yahya Abdul-Mateen II, Temuera Morrison and Nicole Kidman.

Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2013-) #92


Sholly Fisch - 2019
    Is Garfield High doomed to become The Ghoul School, or can the Scooby gang team up with Black Lightning to foil Tobais Whale's plans?

JSA by Geoff Johns Book Three


Geoff JohnsDarwyn Cooke - 2019
    Still, more than a half-century after their debut, the JSA continue their unwavering commitment to justice.The Injustice Society has been active all these years as well. And now they've returned with a new leader named Legacy. Under his mad control, the villains have targeted the four original members of the JSA--Sentinel, Hawkman, Wildcat and Flash. But why only them?For answers, the JSA turns to the Spectre, an enigmatic spirit of redemption. More than anyone, the Spectre understands the impetus behind the recent strike. Legacy is a parasite who has the power to exploit the emotional susceptibilities of his victims. By removing the four charter members of the JSA, he's able to divide, conquer and destroy!Continuing his epic tenure on JSA, writer Geoff Johns (Doomsday Clock) is joined by David Goyer (The Dark Knight trilogy) and Peter Snejbjerg (Starman) along with notable contributions from Michael Chabon, Darwyn Cooke, Brian Azzarello, Jeph Loeb, Tim Sale and Howard Chaykin.Collects JSA: All Stars #1-8, JSA Annual #1, JSA Secret Files and Origins #2 and JSA #26-31

The Question: The Deaths of Vic Sage (2019-) #1


Jeff Lemire - 2019
    He knows right from wrong. He knows black from white. But what happens when he is drawn into a conspiracy that reaches from the heights of Hub City power to the depths of its underground tunnels? What happens when things stop being black-and-white and start getting a little gray? And what happens when, in a secret chamber deep beneath the city, Vic Sage meets his own end...and his new beginning? Eisner-winning writer Jeff Lemire joins forces with the legendary art team of Denys Cowan and Bill Sienkiewicz to resurrect Vic Sage, only to destroy him all over again...and again...

Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2013-) #94


Sholly Fisch - 2019
    A mad scientist wants to use Magilla Gorilla as a test subject for some monstrous experiments, it’s up to Scooby and the gang—and Ogee, Magilla’s best friend—to get him back before it’s too late!

Scooby-Doo Team-Up (2013-) #93


Sholly Fisch - 2019
    Peebles has wanted nothing more than to finally sell Magilla Gorilla and get the big ape out of his pet shop. But when the Scooby gang drops in, things go haywire!

Shazam: The World's Mightiest Mortal Vol. 1


Dennis O'Neil - 2019
    Beck, the original artist from the best-selling comics of the 1940s, with the modern, tongue-in-cheek sensibility of writers including Dennis O’Neil as the entire Marvel family reunite for all-new adventures. Collects SHAZAM! #1-18.

Injustice 2, Vol. 5


Tom Taylor - 2019
    with consequences far beyond the Earth!When Wayne Manor provides no safety for the Dark Knight's closest confidants, Batman needs help from some familiar allies to reclaim his home. And as the Titans and the Red Lantern Corps get caught up in the intrigue, both teams find themselves in need of new members. With the stakes getting even higher, Metron of the New Gods warns that the end of the universe is at hand, courtesy of a more-powerful-than-ever Starro the Conqueror. Only one hero may be able to turn the tide, so now it's up to Lobo to keep Blue Beetle Jaime Reyes alive long enough to change the fate of the entire universe!Writer Tom Taylor (All-New Wolverine, X-Men: Red) and artists Xermanico (Arrow), Daniel Sampere (Green Arrow) and Bruno Redondo (Batman: Arkham Unhinged) raise the stakes even higher in the wide-reaching universe of the best-selling fighting game. Collecting the thrilling stories from Injustice 2 #25-30.