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2019’s Techno-Virus Thriller DCeased Continues in DCeased: Unkillables!

DCeased: Unkillables #1 (of 3)

Written by Tom Taylor
Art by Karl Mostert and Trevor Scott
Cover by Howard Porter
Variant covers by Francesco Mattina and Yasmin Putri
In Shops: Feb 19, 2020
Final Orders Due: Jan 27, 2020
$4.99 US (CARD STOCK VARIANT COVERS $5.99)
48 PAGES EACH

2019’s Techno-Virus Thriller DCeased Continues in DCeased: Unkillables!

DC’s smash hit mini-series DCeased, written by fan-favorite Tom Taylor (Suicide Squad, Injustice), returns in 2020 with three oversized issues to answer this question: What did the villains do when the heroes failed and the world ended?

Spinning out of the dramatic events of 2019’s techno-organic-fueled bestselling thriller, writer Tom Taylor returns to this dark world, along with new artist Karl Mostert, with a street-level tale of death, heroism and redemption: DCeased: Unkillables! Led by Red Hood and Deathstroke, over the course of this three-issue miniseries clocking in at 48 pages each, DC’s hardest villains and antiheroes will fight with no mercy to save the only commodity left on a dying planet of the undead—life!

DCeased: Unkillables #1 (of 3)

Preview: Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #3 (of 9)

Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #3 (of 9)

(W) Kami Garcia (A) Mico Suayan, Jason Badower (CA) Francesco Mattina
In Shops: Feb 05, 2020
SRP: $5.99

DC Black Label Prestige Plus 8.5″ x 10.875″
Harley Quinn follows the evidence-and it leads her to a dangerous conclusion: she might know the true identity of the serial killer she’s hunting. But as Harley digs deeper into The Joker’s past, he is watching her…and leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. Gotham City has never needed a hero more!

Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #3 (of 9)

Celebrate the Fastest Man Alive with The Flash #750 Decade Variants

On March 4th, the landmark The Flash #750 hits comic book stores and participating digital retailers, spotlighting the Scarlet Speedster and including incredible stories from Flash’s past, present and future. This oversized tribute to one of pop culture’s speediest heroes is guaranteed to become a collectors’ item when it hits stores!

This collectability will be further enhanced by some of comics’ most talented artists, honoring the Flash in a series of variant covers that celebrate The Fastest Man Alive throughout the decades:

  • 1940 – Nicola Scott and Annette Kwok
  • 1950 – Gary Frank and Brad Anderson
  • 1960 – Nick Derington
  • 1970 – José Luis García-López, and Alex Sinclair
  • 1980 – Gabriele Dell’Otto
  • 1990 – Francesco Mattina
  • 2000 – Jim Lee, Scott Williams, and Alex Sinclair
  • 2010 – Francis Manapul

The Flash #750 is a 96-page prestige format one-shot comic book, debuting in comic book stores and participating online retailers on March 4, 2020, for $9.99.

The Joker Celebrates 80 Years with a 100-PAge Spectacular in April 2020

Since his first appearance in April 1940, The Joker has become one of the most iconic and compelling characters in comic books and all of popular culture. Time and time again, his drive to sow discord and chaos has made him more than a match for Batman and his mission to protect the citizens of Gotham City.

As The Joker enters his eighth decade of criminal madness, fans can celebrate with a one-of-a-kind collectible tribute comic book. The Joker 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1 is a Prestige format one-shot homage to The Joker featuring an original lineup of tales by comics’ most celebrated storytellers, including Brian Azzarello, Lee Bermejo, Paul Dini, Denny O’Neil, Scott Snyder, Tom Taylor, Jock, José Luis García-López, Mikel Janín, James Tynion IV, Riley Rossmo, and more. The stories run the gamut from terror to humor to outright anarchy, showing how The Joker has left his indelible mark on Gotham City, from the gates of Arkham Asylum to the Gotham City PD, from the local underworld to Batman and his allies.

Artists from across comic books are stepping up to pay their respects to The Joker through a series of variant covers depicting Batman’s arch-nemesis:

  • 1940s variant cover by Arthur Adams
  • 1950s variant cover by David Finch
  • 1960s variant cover by Francesco Mattina
  • 1970s variant cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams
  • 1980s variant cover by Bill Sienkiewicz
  • 1990s variant cover by Gabriele Dell’Otto
  • 2000s variant cover by Lee Bermejo
  • 2010s variant cover by Jock

The Joker 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1 is a 100-page, Prestige format one-shot comic book available at comic book retailers and participating digital retailers on Wednesday, April 29, 2020 for $9.99.

The Joker 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular #1

Get a First Look at Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #3 (of 9)

Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #3 (of 9)

Written by Kami Garcia
Art by Mico Suayan and Jason Badower
Color by Annette Kwok
Cover by Francesco Mattina
Variant Cover by Mico Suayan

Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity continues Harley Quinn follows the evidence-and it leads her to a dangerous conclusion: she might know the true identity of the serial killer she’s hunting! But as Harley digs deeper into the Joker’s past, he is watching her…and leaving a trail of bodies in his wake. Gotham City has never needed a hero more!

DC’s Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #3, written by #1 New York Times and internationally bestselling author Kami Garcia (Beautiful Creatures, Unbreakable, X-Files: Agents of Chaos) and artists Mico Suayan (Bloodshot: Reborn) and Jason Badower (Sensation Comics), will carry an Ages 17+ content descriptor.

Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #3, hitting shelves February 5th and shipping bimonthly in DC’s Prestige Plus format, will retail for $5.99.

Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #3 (of 9)

Preview: Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #2 (of 9)

Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #2 (of 9)

(W) Kami Garcia (A) Mico Suayan, Mike Mayhew (CA) Francesco Mattina
In Shops: Jan 01, 2020
SRP: $5.99

DC BLACK LABEL – PRESTIGE PLUS FORMAT – APPROX. 8.5″ x 10.875″

Jim Gordon and the GCPD have turned to profiler Harley Quinn for assistance. She’s intrigued by the level of care and detail this new, depraved serial killer is putting into his crime scenes; there must be clues to his pathology in his artful staging. His level of meticulous preparation is unusual, but will it lead to or help delay his capture?

Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #2 (of 9)

Preview: Year of the Villain: Ocean Master #1

Year of the Villain: Ocean Master #1

(W) Dan Watters (A) Miguel Mendonca (CA) Francesco Mattina
In Shops: Dec 11, 2019
SRP: $4.99

Orm Marius lost nearly everything following the events of “Drowned Earth”-his crown, his love, and his freedom. Now, in the battle between justice and doom, Ocean Master struggles to find his place. But don’t count him out just yet-Ocean Master is about to prove exactly what makes him the true king of the seven seas when he discovers a new power that will change the tide forever!

Year of the Villain: Ocean Master #1

Get an Early Look at Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #2 (of 9)

Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #2 (of 9)

Written by Kami Garcia
Art by Mike Mayhew and Mico Suayan with Jason Badower
Cover by Francesco Mattina
Variant Cover by Mike Mayhew

Gotham is a breeding ground for lowlifes.
This killer is different.

Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity continues as Jim Gordon and the GCPD turn to forensic psychiatrist and criminal profiler Harley Quinn for assistance. Harley’s intrigued by the detail this new killer is putting into his crime scenes, but has no idea the investigation will bring her face-to-face with the most notorious serial killer in Gotham’s history—the Joker. The level of meticulous preparation in the murders is unusual, but will that help or hurt her cause? 

DC’s Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #2, written by #1 New York Times and internationally bestselling author Kami Garcia (Beautiful Creatures, Unbreakable, X-Files: Agents of Chaos) and artists Mike Mayhew (The Star Wars) and Mico Suayan (Bloodshot: Reborn) with Jason Badower, will carry an Ages 17+ content descriptor.

Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #2, hitting shelves January 1st and shipping bimonthly in DC’s Prestige Plus format, will retail for $5.99.

Joker/Harley: Criminal Sanity #2

DC Celebrates 750 Issues of ‘The Flash’ in February 2020

To celebrate a milestone in the Scarlet Speedster’s comic book run, in February 2020 DC is publishing a momentous 750th issue of The Flash with a cover by series artist Howard Porter and packed with all-new stories from across the generations and multiverses of super-speedsters. The 80-page prestige format issue debuts February 26, 2020, featuring an all-star array of top writers and artists in the Flash’s recent history.

Joining series writer Joshua Williamson for this must-have collector’s item are Geoff Johns, Marv Wolfman, Francis Manapul, Rafa Sandoval, Jordi Tarragona, Stephen Segovia, David Marquez, Bryan Hitch, Riley Rossmo, Scott Kolins, and Michael MoreciThe Flash #750 also features a variant cover for each decade the character has been published, including art from José Luis García-López, Jim Lee and Scott Williams and Gary Frank.

  • 1940s variant cover by Nicola Scott
  • 1950s variant cover by Gary Frank
  • 1960s variant cover by Nick Derington
  • 1970s variant cover by José Luis García-López
  • 1980s variant cover by Gabriele Dell’Otto
  • 1990s variant cover by Francesco Mattina
  • 2000s variant cover by Jim Lee and Scott Williams
  • 2010s variant cover by Francis Manapul

This landmark issue of The Flash is highlighted by an original story, “The Flash Age,” that kicks off a new arc for series writer Joshua Williamson and artists Rafa Sandoval and Jordi Tarragona. Barry Allen’s life is being torn apart by a supercharged Speed Force as the story Williamson’s been building toward since issue #50 comes to a head when a new threat appears on the horizon: the deadly Paradox. Destined to destroy the Flash’s legacy, Paradox sends his herald, Godspeed, to trap the Flash family!

The Flash #750, an 80-page prestige format issue, will be available at comics retailers and digitally on February 26, 2020, for $7.99.

The Flash #750

DCeased Continues in February with DCeased: Unkillables!

DCEASED: UNKILLABLES

3-issue mini-series on sale February—April 2020
48 pages each
written by Tom Taylor
art by Karl Mostert and Trevor Scott
covers by Howard Porter
card stock variant covers by Francesco Mattina
$4.99 US (CARD STOCK VARIANT COVERS $5.99)
Horror movie homage card stock variant cover to DCeased: Unkillables #1 by Yasmine Putri
Horror movie homage card stock variant cover to DCeased: Unkillables #2 by Ben Oliver

The blockbuster DC series returns to answer this question: What did the villains do when the heroes failed and the world ended?

Spinning out of the dramatic events of 2019’s smash hit DCeased, beginning in February 2020 writer Tom Taylor returns to this dark world with a street-level tale of death, heroism and redemption: DCeased: Unkillables! Led by Red Hood and Deathstroke, over the course of this three-issue miniseries DC’s hardest villains and antiheroes will fight with no mercy to save the only commodity left on a dying planet of the undead—life!

DCeased: Unkillables
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