DC Comics Solicitation for October, 2006

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  1. Primal

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    Just a few items coming out in October, for the complete list, click here!

    Seems to be a lot of incentive covers this month.

    NIGHTWING #125
    Written by Marv Wolfman
    Art by Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund
    Cover by Andy Clarke
    Dick Grayson begins a new life and faces off with a new enemy as new series writer Marv Wolfman (TEEN TITANS) and art team Dan Jurgens (ACTION COMICS, 52) & Norm Rapmund (SUPERGIRL) take over NIGHTWING!
    Raptor - a powerful new foe with an arsenal of deadly weapons - is wanted by the police and hunted by Nightwing. When he's found standing over a charred, dead body, the police call it murder, but Nightwing isn't sure. And even if it means an enemy goes free, Nightwing must uncover the truth!

    SUPERMAN/BATMAN ANNUAL #1
    Written by Joe Kelly
    Art and Ed McGuinness,
    Ryan Ottley and Dexter Vines
    Cover by McGuinness & Vines
    Don't miss the slam-bang first-ever SUPERMAN/BATMAN ANNUAL, written by Joe Kelly (JLA, SUPERGIRL) with art by the superstar team of Ed McGuinness & Dexter Vines (SUPERMAN/BATMAN) and rising star Ryan Ottley (Invincible)!
    How did Superman and Batman discover each other's secret identities? Why was Deathstroke after Bruce Wayne on one of his earliest assignments? How do Ultraman and Owlman fit into this? And why are they all on a cruise into the Bermuda Triangle?
    The answers will shock and amaze in this far-out reimagining of one of the first meetings between the Man of Steel and the Caped Crusader!

    SUPERGIRL #11
    Written by Joe Kelly
    Art by Ian Churchill & Norm Rapmund
    Cover by Churchill
    Supergirl joins the Outsiders, but does she have what it takes? Plus, meet the boy of Kara's dreams!

    BIRDS OF PREY #99
    Written by Gail Simone
    Art by James Raiz & Robin Riggs
    Cover by Jerry Ordway
    It's time for a change in the Birds' outfit - and the writing is on the computer screen that at least one member of the team will be moving on. With issue #100 just around the corner, now seems the perfect time for a reality check.

    JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #3
    Written by Brad Meltzer
    Art by Ed Benes & Sandra Hope
    Cover by Michael Turner
    Variant cover by Chris Sprouse & Karl Story
    The re-formation of the League continues, and one of the new members comes up against the latest - and deadliest - of the JLA villains: Dr. Impossible. And he's just one of the many sinister forces gathering to bring an end to the World's Greatest Super-Heroes!

    SUPERGIRL AND THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #23
    Written by Mark Waid
    Art by Barry Kitson & Mick Gray
    Cover by Kitson
    Variant cover by Adam Hughes
    A 31st century blowout! Supergirl on Krypton? Shadow Lass running for Legion Leader? Plus an ending no one will see coming!

    TEEN TITANS #40
    Written by Geoff Johns
    Art by Tony S. Daniel & Kevin Conrad
    Cover by Daniel
    In Part 3 of "Titans Around the World," the team meets the strange, mysterious and very cute Miss Martian. What's her secret? And how can she help the Titans?

    THE AUTHORITY #1
    Written by Grant Morrison
    Art and cover by Gene Ha
    Variant covers by Arthur Adams
    The WorldStorm rollout continues with the return of the most dangerous super-group on the planet! Grant Morrison, the universally acclaimed writer of All Star Superman, Seven Soldiers and Wildcats brings his talents to the new bimonthly series THE AUTHORITY, featuring art by Eisner Award-winner Gene Ha (TOP 10)!
    Morrison & Ha deliver an unparalleled sense of drama and dynamic storytelling to The Authority that will leave readers gasping for breath. The first issue starts with a bang and goes up from there, reintroducing the team with intriguing new twists and revelations!

    GEN13 #1
    Written by Gail Simone
    Art and cover by Talent Caldwell & Matt "Batt" Banning
    Variant covers by J. Scott Campbell
    A new generation of adventure begins as superstar writer Gail Simone (Birds of Prey, Villains United) and artists Talent Caldwell & Matt "Batt" Banning (Wildcats: Nemesis) join forces to reimagine the classic WildStorm teen team!
    The life of a teenager can be a strange enough experience, but when super-powers are added to the mix things get a whole lot more confusing in a hurry! Meet Caitlin, Sarah, Roxy, Bobby, and Eddie - outcast teenagers from different parts of the country who quickly learn they all have something in common: abilities far beyond those of their classmates! But what's the secret to these wonderful and scary powers, and what role do the nefarious Tabula Rasa and International Operations play?

    WORLDSTORM #1
    Written by Gail Simone, Christos Gage and others
    Art by Neil Googe, Doug Mahnke and others
    Cover by Arthur Adams
    The WorldStorm has been unleashed, and this special edition will help fans get up to speed! This 32-page one-shot special includes two all-original, six-page stories that preview the soon-to-be-released StormWatch: Post-Human Division by Christos Gage and Doug Mahnke, and Tranquility, by Gail Simone and Neil Googe! Also included in this book is a series of pinups accompanied by a host of valuable biographical information on WorldStorm teams and characters: The Authority, Wildcats, Gen13, Deathblow, THE Midnighter and Wetworks. This is a book no WildStorm fan will want to miss!

    FABLES #54
    Written by Bill Willingham
    Art by Mark Buckingham & Steve Leialoha and Paul Guinan
    Cover by James Jean
    Hansel has been selected by The Adversary to be his personal envoy to Fabletown. There's just one problem: Hansel is not a nice man. But someone has to free Baba Yaga and the captured Wooden Soldiers from the Woodland before the Empire's invasion of the mundy world can begin - and Hansel's just the Fable for the job!

    Y: THE LAST MAN #50
    Written by Brian K. Vaughan
    Art by Pia Guerra & Jose Marzan, Jr.
    Cover by Massimo Carnevale
    In the landmark fiftieth issue of the critically acclaimed series, the person, people or thing behind the plague that killed every man except for Yorick Brown is finally revealed! And with just ten more issues left, it's the beginning of the end…


    A stunning new action figure line featuring more of DC's greatest heroes from alternate realities!

    ELSEWORLDS SERIES 3 ACTION FIGURES
    Each figure features multiple points of articulation and a base.

    ELSEWORLD'S FINEST: SUPERGIRL and BATGIRL and RED SON: GREEN LANTERN
    come packaged in a four-color blister.

    KINGDOM COME: NIGHTSTAR AND KINGDOM COME: AQUAMAN
    are packaged in a four-color window box.
    Advance-solicited; on sale March 21, 2007 o Action Figures o PI

    ELSEWORLDS FINEST: SUPERGIRL 6.75"
    ELSEWORLDS FINEST: BATGIRL 6.5"
    KINGDOM COME: NIGHTSTAR 6.5" "
    KINGDOM COME: AQUAMAN 6.75"
    RED SON: GREEN LANTERN 6.75"

    BATMAN THROUGH THE AGES BOXED SET
    A must-have set featuring four DC DIRECT updated and revised Batman action figures! Also included
    are bases for each figure as well as a 48-page original collection of classic Batman comics stories!
    Advance-solicited; on sale March 28, 2007 o Action Figures o PI

    This set - packaged in a four-color window box - includes: FIRST APPEARANCE BATMAN ACTION FIGURE, GOLDEN AGE BATMAN ACTION FIGURE, SUPER FRIENDS BATMAN ACTION FIGURE, CLASSIC BATMAN (DESIGNED BY ALEX ROSS) ACTION FIGURE
     
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    I'm liking the Red Tornado Corps. I think it's safe to say Reddy is back on the JLA. :rock 
     
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    PLANETARY #26
    Written by Warren Ellis
    Art and cover by John Cassaday
    Discover what it's all been building to! Jacob Greene is lost in space. William Leather is…not well. It all comes down to Elijah Snow and Randall Dowling - the architect of Planetary vs. the mastermind of the 4 - for the first and last time! Plus, one huge surprise. If ever there was an issue of Planetary you shouldn't miss, this is it!
    On sale October 25 o 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
     

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