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DC Connect October 2022

Posted: Sat 24 Sep 2022 in

Each month we review hundreds of titles and spotlight some exciting new issue #1s, collected editions, and special stories we want to share with you!

This is a round up of just a handful of items available for preorder from DC Connect (PDF) the official DC catalogue. See something you like? The only way to ensure you get your copy is to pre-order it now! We do not stock every title on the shelf, so don't miss out!

Final order cut-off dates appear on our Pre-Order form. We advise getting orders in by the 20th of the month. Thank you!


BATMAN SPAWN #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A GREG CAPULLO BATMAN

(W) Todd McFarlane (A/CA) Greg Capullo

Two dark heroes, cursed by tragedy, find their paths again crossing...but not by choice! What sinister foe is at work, pitting the Dark Knight against the Hellspawn? From the shadows of Gotham City to New York City, this epic event is the blockbuster you've been waiting almost two decades for!

$6.99 US


BATMAN ONE BAD DAY CATWOMAN #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A JAMIE MCKELVIE

(W) G. Willow Wilson (A/CA) Jamie Mckelvie

Selina Kyle, a.k.a. Catwoman, is the greatest thief that Gotham City has ever seen. She's effortlessly stolen countless items of immense value over the years and successfully evaded the GCPD and Batman. But when Catwoman finds out an item from her past is being sold for way more than it used to be worth, it sends Catwoman into a spiral, and she'll do everything in her power to steal it back. Batman tries to stop her before she goes too far, and a mysterious figure known as the Forger will change Catwoman's life forever. The all-star creative team of G. WILLOW WILSON (Poison Ivy, Ms. Marvel) and JAMIE McKELVIE (The Wicked & The Divine, Young Avengers) unite for this epic story!

7.99 US


CATWOMAN #50 CVR A JEFF DEKAL

(W) Tini Howard (A) Nico Leon, Sami Basri (CA) Jeff Dékal

Punchline and her Royal Flush gang are causing mayhem in Alleytown and things are blowing up--literally!--so Catwoman calls in backup! We all know the cat has nine lives, and the same can be said about her gang! But what's a nine-person heist without a little danger, maybe some...death? And, uh-oh, those handcuffs definitely don't look like the sexy kind, but what's worse is Selina has bigger things to worry about right now: like her ex-lover and current lover in the same room! At least she's criminally good at being bad!

$5.99 US


ACTION COMICS #1050 CVR A STEVE BEACH

(W) Phillip Kennedy Johnson, Tom Taylor, Joshua Williamson (A) Mike Perkins, Clayton Henry, Nick Dragotta (CA) Steve Beach

The Dark Crisis is over, and a new dawn shines on the DCU! In the wake of cataclysmic battles with Mongul, Henry Bendix, and Pariah's Dark Army, Kal-El is back on Earth and here to stay. And the people of our planet are ready to look up, up, and away into a brighter tomorrow. Well...most of the people. Clark Kent's reunion with Lois and his son, Jon Kent, proves fleeting when strikes the ultimate attack from Superman's greatest adversary: Lex Luthor. But this time something is different...Luthor has stolen something from Clark's life, something so important that it will change the very planet itself! If you think you've seen the biggest battle between Superman and Lex Luthor--think again! This clash will rock the course of their lives forever...and it's only the beginning. Two years' worth of Superman stories come to a head in this oversize anniversary issue with all-star talent that launches Superman and the DCU into an exciting new era!

$5.99 US


DARK CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS #7 (OF 7) CVR A DANIEL SAMPERE & ALEJANDRO SANCHEZ

(W) Joshua Williamson (A/CA) Daniel Sampere, Alejandro Sánchez

The Great Darkness is defeated, but the final war has only just begun between the remaining heroes and Deathstroke's Dark Army! Who will be left standing? The Justice League and the infinite Earths have returned, but at what cost? Do not miss the shocking conclusion that launches the DCU into 2023!

$5.99 US


DARK CRISIS BIG BANG #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A MIKEL JANIN

(W) Mark Waid (A) Dan Jurgens, Various (CA) Mikel Janín

After the monumental events of Dark Crisis on Infinite Earths #4, Pariah has successfully resurrected the infinite Multiverse...and all of reality is still reeling from the event. Join Doctor Multiverse on a haunting journey through these newly re-formed realities, from The Jurassic League to DC: Mech...from Dark Knights of Steel to Batman '89 and back again...in a guest-star-galore all-new epic by comics legend and DC architect Mark Waid!

$3.99 US


HARLEY QUINN UNCOVERED #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A JAY ANACLETO

(A) Various (CA) Jay Anacleto

Art by Derrick Chew, Ryan Sook, Warren Louw, Amanda Conner, and other In celebration of Harley Quinn #25 comes a gorgeous, irreverent look at the amazing variant covers that helped make the Maid of Mischief magnificent! Enjoy an art book of epic proportions featuring some of the hottest creators in the industry!

$5.99 US


DANGER STREET #1 (OF 12) CVR A JORGE FORNES (MR)

(W) Tom King (A/CA) Jorge Fornés

Joining the Justice League is a goal for any superhero, but what happens when a quest for membership takes a sinister turn? Join Starman, Metamorpho, and Warlord as they look to prove themselves worthy by summoning and defeating Darkseid in battle. Soon they'll learn that calling upon a New God never ends well, and their world is headed for a crisis as a result! The journey to save the day will be a treacherous one filled with princesses, knights, and all kinds of monsters. Each person the heroes encounter plays a crucial role in this sprawling yet gripping narrative that is a little bit silly, a whole lot dark, and completely cool. Expect the unexpected with a supporting cast featuring Manhunter, Lady Copy, the Green Team, and the Creeper! Inspired by the heroes and villains of 1st Issue Special, Tom King and Jorge Fornes (Rorschach) return for an unforgettable maxiseries that reimagines these characters and their stories. A multi-character, multilayered crime drama starring some of DC's most obscure creations. No one will see it coming, but everyone will want to see where it goes!

$4.99 US


SANDMAN UNIVERSE DEAD BOY DETECTIVES #1 (OF 6) CVR A NIMIT MALAVIA (MR)

(W) Pornsak Pichetshote (A) Jeff Stokely (CA) Nimit Malavia

The Sandman Universe grows as two of its most beloved characters return to the spotlight! Charles Rowland and Edwin Paine have been detectives for decades--and dead best friends even longer. But their investigation into a Thai American girl's disappearance from her Los Angeles home puts them on a collision course with new and terrifying ghosts that could give even a dead boy nightmares--including a bloodthirsty krasue. Even scarier than the ghosts? Though neither wants to admit it, the boys might be growing apart. And perilously close by to the boys' adventure, Thessaly the witch finds herself held hostage by dangerous magics--both a threat to her life and an insult to her ego that simply will not go unanswered... Eisner Award-winning writer Pornsak Pichetshote (The Good Asian, Infidel) is joined by celebrated artist Jeff Stokely to take the Dead Boys to the scariest place of all: the heart of Hollywood!

$3.99 US


TALES FROM EARTH-6 A CELEBRATION OF STAN LEE #1 (ONE SHOT) CVR A JIM CHEUNG

(W) Various (A) Various (CA) Jim Cheung

Written by Michael Uslan, Mark Waid, Jerry Ordway, Kenny Porter, Stephanie Williams, Michael W. Conrad, Becky Cloonan, Collin Kelly, Jackson Lanzing, Steve Orlando, Zac Thompson, and Meghan Fitzmartin Art by Lee Weeks, Kevin Maguire, Jerry Ordway, Karl Mostert, Juan Ferreyra, Anthony Marques, Pablo M. Collar, Max Dunbar, and Hayden Sherman Over 20 years ago, Stan Lee reimagined the entire DC Universe. A criminal turned nocturnal warrior for justice, a champion from the Brazilian Amazon, an intergalactic lawman, and more sprang to existence from Stan's mind with the help of Michael Uslan. To celebrate the legendary comic book icon's 100th birthday, dive into 10 new adventures featuring his version of the DC Universe! Batman faces down a villainous new threat, the Choker! Green Lantern digs deep when Nekron arrives to consume the World Tree! The Justice League teams up with a familiar face in order to save the day! Shazam ventures into a top-secret facility to face off against a mind-blowing (and brain-burgling) enemy! The Flash uses her time-bending speed abilities to attempt to reverse the tragedies of her past, but may rob herself of her powers in the process! Chaos ensues when Wonder Woman becomes the editor of the National Exposer!

$9.99 US


BLACK ADAM THE JUSTICE SOCIETY CASE FILES TP

(W) Cavan Scott, Bryan Q. Miller (A) Various

Art by Scot Eaton, Maria Laura Sanapo, Travis Mercer, Jesus Merino, and Marco Santucci Discover the heroes of the Justice Society in these four thrilling adventures. Join Hawkman as he battles a vengeful ghost, Cyclone as she faces monsters and crooked cops on the streets of her hometown, Atom Smasher as he strives to be the hero his uncle knows he could be, and Doctor Fate as he experiences a terrible vision of the future and a demon from his worst nightmare. Four champions with one destiny. Individually they are heroes. Together they will face Black Adam. Plus, delve more into the early days of Teth-Adam and the country of Kahndaq. Collects Black Adam - The Justice Society Files: Hawkman #1, Black Adam - The Justice Society Files: Cyclone #1, Black Adam - The Justice Society Files: Atom Smasher #1, and Black Adam - The Justice Society Files: Dr. Fate #1.

$19.99


BATMAN BEYOND NEO-YEAR TP

(W) Jackson Lanzing, Collin Kelly (A/CA) Max Dunbar

Neo-Gotham is alive and has killed Bruce Wayne. It's rejected Terry McGinnis as Batman and offered him the chance to escape. Terry turned it down--he is the city's protector, and he will uphold the legacy of Batman. Now Neo-Gotham will do everything in its power to destroy Terry, including creating brand-new villains to fight him. Terry's first year without Bruce Wayne begins...does he have a fighting chance? From the rising-star creative team of Collin Kelly and Jackson Lanzing (Kang the Conqueror) and Max Dunbar (Batman: Urban Legends, Robin), a new future for Batman Beyond has begun!

$19.99 US


AQUAMAN ANDROMEDA HC (MR)

(W) Ram V (A/CA) Christian Ward

Deep in the Pacific Ocean sits Point Nemo: the spaceship graveyard. Nations of the world have long sent their crafts there on splashdown, to sink beneath the seas. But there is something...else at Point Nemo. A structure never made by human hands. And that structure seems to be...waking up. The crew of the submarine Andromeda have been chosen to investigate, but the mystery at the bottom of the sea has also attracted Black Manta. And anything that attracts Black Manta attracts his lifelong foe, the Aquaman! But heaven help them all when the doors of the mystery at Point Nemo swing wide to admit them in...

$29.99 US


MONKEY PRINCE HC VOL 01 ENTER THE MONKEY

(W) Gene Luen Yang (A/CA) Bernard Chang

Introducing the newest hero in the DCU, the great sage, equal to the heavens, better than his predecessor the legendary Monkey King, even better than the Justice League and definitely the Teen Titans (actually, all the heroes combined), everyone put your hands together for...the Monkey Prince! Marcus Sun moves around a lot because his adoptive parents are freelance henchpeople. This month he finds himself as the new kid at Gotham City High School, where a mysterious man with pig features asks Marcus to walk through a water curtain to reveal himself as who Marcus really is: someone who has adventured through the Journey to the West, can transform into 72 different formations, can clone himself using his hairs, and is called...the Monkey Prince!

$24.99 US



Thank you for perusing the latest releases! That was only a selection of everything that available. For the full catalogue visit DC Connect (PDF). Remember: let us know if there is a series you would like to order or start a file. We do not stock everything so the best way to get into a new story is to let us know!

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