We mentioned the new Essential Line earlier, and the Absolute Killing Joke, but there are plenty of other big books spilling out of DC listings on Amazon and Penguin’s websites for late 2018 — and even a little of 2019 already. Here’s a few of note beyond the expected reprints and collections, and there are more to come!
Scott Lobdell’s bestselling RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS stories from the New 52 relaunch is collected here in its entirety for the first time ever in RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS: THE NEW 52 OMNIBUS!
No sooner has Batman’s former sidekick, Jason Todd, put his past as the Red Hood behind him than he finds himself cornered by a pair of modern day outlaws: Green Arrow’s rejected sidekick Arsenal, the damaged soldier of fortune, and the alien Starfire, a former prisoner of intergalactic war who won’t be chained again. As a loner, Jason has absolutely no interest in this motley crew of outlaws. So what’s he going to do when they choose the Red Hood as their leader?
With dynamic pencils from Kenneth Rocafort (SIDEWAYS), RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS quickly become one of the breakout hits of 2011’s New 52 relaunch. Collected here in this oversize omnibus edition are every story from Lobdell’s first run with the title, as well as tie-in issues from the TEEN TITANS and BATMAN series! Collects RED HOOD AND THE OUTLAWS #0-27 and ANNUAL #1, TEEN TITANS #16 and BATMAN #17.
Featuring Jim Lee’s never-before-seen unvarnished pencilwork, SUICIDE SQUAD BY JIM LEE UNWRAPPED brings together the world’s greatest villains from the Rebirth Era!
Harley Quinn. Deadshot. Killer Croc. Captain Boomerang. Enchantress. Katana.
Separately, they’re an FBI “most wanted” list come to life. Together–under the command of the iron-willed Colonel Rick Flag and the indomitable Amanda Waller–they’re one of the world’s most effective fighting forces, ideally suited for the brutal but necessary jobs that are too dirty for regular superheroes. They are the top-secret operatives of Task Force X–the Suicide Squad.
This fantastic new hardcover, written by Rob Williams, features Jim Lee’s pencilled artwork in its purest form! A must-have for any collectors or art lover. Collects Suicide Squad April Fool’s Special #1, Suicide Squad: Rebirth #1 and Suicide Squad #1-8.
From the mind of genre-defining writer Grant Morrison comes FINAL CRISIS, one of the most epic event sagas ever to hit the DC Universe! In this 10th Anniversary Omnibus edition, every crucial chapter is collected in reading order, including stories from Morrison, Geoff Johns, Greg Rucka and more ! This is the ultimate collector’s item!
What happens when evil wins? That’s the question Superman, Batman, the Justice League and every being in the DCU have to face when Darkseid and his otherworldly legion of narcissistic followers actually win the war between light and dark. Featuring the deaths and resurrections of major DC characters, FINAL CRISIS is more than your average multi-part event-it’s a deconstruction of Super Hero comics and a challenging, thought-provoking take on the modern, four-color icons.
This massive collection features the following stories: Collects: DC Universe #0, Birds of Prey#118, The Flash #240-241, Teen Titans #59-60, Batman #676-681, #701, JLA #21, Final Crisis #1-7, Final Crisis: Requiem #1, Teen Titans #1-6, Final Crisis: Rogue’s Revenge #1-3, Final Crisis: Superman Beyond #1-2, Final Crisis: Revelations #1-5, Final Crisis: Secret Files #1, Final Crisis: Resist #1, Final Crisis: Submit #1, Batman #682-683, #702, Superman/Batman #76, Final Crisis: Legion of 3 Worlds #1-5 and DC Universe: The Last Will & Testament #1
On sale Oct 09, 2018 | 144 Pages
Genre-defining author Brian Michael Bendis makes his triumphant debut writing Superman in Man of Steel!
In the aftermath of Dark Nights: Metal, the Man of Steel has been challenged like never before. As he faces his greatest challenge to date, the status quo for Superman will be changed forever! With an all-star team of illustrators including Ivan Reis, Evan “Doc” Shaner, Ryan Sook, Kevin Maguire, Adam Hughes and Jason Fabok, Bendis takes us back to the roots of the Man of Steel and questions the very foundations set 80 years ago by Joe Siegel and Jerry Shuster!
Brian Michael Bendis, the scribe behind some of the greatest comics of all time, including Ultimate Spider-Man, New Avengers and Daredevil, dives headlong into the DC Universe in this precursor to his debuts on both Superman and Action Comics. Collects issues #1-6 and stories from DC Nation #0.
Visionary author Scott Snyder makes his mark on DC’s most legendary team in Justice League Vol. 1!
Spinning out of the cataclysmic events of Dark Nights: Metal and the universe-defining No Justice, the core members of the Justice League–Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Aquaman, The Flash and more–are finally reunited!
The cosmos suddenly opens up to new threats that the Justice League could not imagine! As Lex Luthor and Batman race to solve a mystery going back to the beginning of the DCU, the rest of the League dive deep into new corners of their own mythologies!
One of the most critically acclaimed authors of his generation finally scribes DC’s flagship title in Justice League Vol. 1! Collects Justice League #1-6.
Written by Geoff Johns
Illustrated by Ivan Reis
On sale Nov 27, 2018 | 168 Pages
Just in time for Aquaman, starring Jason Momoa, comes an epic tale of conflict and conquest from the award-winning author Geoff Johns in AQUAMAN: THRONE OF ATLANTIS!
Six years ago he was a surface-dweller, raised as the son of a lighthouse keeper. Then tragedy struck. Destiny was revealed. And young Arthur Curry claimed his birthright:
The Throne of Atlantis.
But his reign was brief. When darkness threatened the surface world, he rose to meet it. As Aquaman, he joined the team of heroes called the Justice League, leaving the rule of his kingdom behind. But even underwater, the past will not stay buried. A sinister force is pushing Aquaman’s two worlds to the brink of war, with the fate of the planet in the balance. If Arthur does not reclaim his throne, the throne may well claim his life…
Collecting Aquaman #0, #14-16 and Justice League #15-17, Aquaman: Throne of Atlantis is an epic tale of conflict and conquest from the all-star creative team of Geoff Johns, Ivan Reis, Paul Pelletier and Pete Woods!
Written by Alan Moore Illustrated by David Lloyd
On sale Nov 20, 2018 | 396 Pages
The seminal graphic novel masterpiece V FOR VENDETTA is available in hardcover in this new deluxe edition, featuring an essay from writer Alan Moore, sketches from artist David Lloyd and other bonus material!
A powerful story about loss of freedom and individuality, V FOR VENDETTA takes place in a totalitarian England following a devastating war that changed the face of the planet. In a world without political freedom, personal freedom and precious little faith in anything comes a mysterious man in a white porcelain mask who fights political oppressors through terrorism and seemingly absurd acts. It’s a gripping tale of the blurred lines between ideological good and evil.
Written by one of the greatest scribes in the history of the medium, Alan Moore, V FOR VENDETTA is considered not only one of the most important graphic novel works ever, but also one of the great works in fiction. V FOR VENDETTA 30TH ANNIVERSARY DELUXE EDITION brings the groundbreaking title back into hardcover for the first time in years.
Legendary, award-winning creator Darwyn Cooke (DC: THE NEW FRONTIER) joins forces with acclaimed artist Tim Sale (BATMAN: THE LONG HALLOWEEN) for this oversize hardcover of SUPERMAN: KRYPTONITE DELUXE EDITION!
This classic graphic novel features an unforgettable story of Superman’s first encounter with Kryptonite, the radioactive chunks of his home planet which can kill him and how it changed his life forever! And even if the Man of Steel can survive, will he be able to save Lois Lane from the clutches of a mysterious stranger?
This deluxe hardcover graphic novel features covers, behind-the-scenes sketches and scripts from Cooke and Sale. SUPERMAN: KRYPTONITE DELUXE EDITION collects SUPERMAN CONFIDENTIAL #1-5 and #11.
Written by Karl Kesel Illustrated by Terry Dodson
On sale Nov 20, 2018 | 280 Pages |
Collecting her first solo series by Karl Kesel and Terry Dodson in hardcover for the first time, it’s your favorite killer cutie you can’t help but love, Harley Quinn in Harley Quinn By Karl Kesel And Terry Dodson: The Deluxe Edition Book 2.
This series reintroduces the original Batgirl. But how can that be possible when Barbara Gordon, the original Batgirl, is wheelchair-bound? She’d certainly like to know, and so would Nightwing, Robin, and a certain new hero out there named Batgirl. Also guest-starring Nightwing as a…carjacker? What could lead him to such a dastardly deed? Why, Harley Quinn, of course! How will our hero, er, villain escape this one? Meanwhile, Oracle is determined to stop Harley once and for all, and she’s not the only one.
Littered with all your favorite Gotham characters and a surprise appearance from Superman, this Deluxe Edition will satisfy your Harley cravings. Collects Harley Quinn (2000s series) #9-19 and covers from #20-23.
The World’s Greatest Superheroes and the world’s most notorious super-villains celebrate the holidays once again in this new holiday sequel, starring your favorite DC characters!
It’s time to deck the halls with the DC Universe’s greatest heroes in a collection of holiday-themed stories from the world of DC! DC’s biggest and brightest heroes celebrate the holidays in this new special! Don’t miss a Chanukah crisis for Huntress, a Flash family Christmas, Wonder Woman interrupting John Constantine’s hellblazing pagan party and more–including the return of Detective Chimp! Today’s top talents bring you a very special holiday gift that’ll keep on giving through the New Year! Writer Paul Dini crafts a Harley holiday tale featuring DCU guests that bridges all the stories in the weirdest, wildest way.
November 6, 2018 $49.99
Francis Manapul and Brian Buccellato present their celebrated run on DETECTIVE COMICS, collected all together in this hardcover deluxe edition for the first time.
Batman contends with the return of Anarky! As Gotham City decends into chaos at the hands of this new vigilante and his quest for revenge on both the villains and protectors of Gotham. Batman must team up with the cantankerous Harvey Bullock of the Gotham City PD to find Anarky’s true motivation for bringing Gotham to its knees.
Collects issues #30-40, Detective Comics Annual #1, Batman: Detective Comics: Future’s End #1, Batman: Detective Comics: End Game #1.
The Flash by Mark Waid Book Five Paperback – October 16, 2018
Critically acclaimed writer, Mark Waid’s epic run continues in THE FLASH BY MARK WAID BOOK FIVE.
Wally West is pushed to his absolute limit when the ruthless Savitar attempts to take control of the Speed Force, an indefinable energy field that is the source of all speedsters’ powers. A trip to the 64th century also proves eye opening for Wally as he is shocked to find out that in the future he is worshipped as a god!
Waid’s legendary run on the Scarlet Speedster concludes here in THE FLASH BY MARK WAID BOOK FIVE. Collects: THE FLASH #106-118 and IMPULSE #10-11.