DC Comics December 2012: The Dark Solicitations

The Dark December 2012 Releases!

SWAMP THING #15

Here are the December 2012 The Dark Group solicitations courtesy of DC Comics.

THE PHANTOM STRANGER #3THE PHANTOM STRANGER #3

Written by DAN DIDIO
Art by BRENT ANDERSON and PHILIP TAN
Cover by BRENT ANDERSON
1:25 Variant cover by PHILIP TAN

On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• The Stranger vs. Haunted Highwayman vs. Dr. 13!

• The Stranger’s curse dictates that he must betray all those he encounters! Can he beat the odds this time?

• The future and past of The New 52 collide in this issue!


SWORD OF SORCERY #3SWORD OF SORCERY #3

Written by CHRISTY MARX
Backup story written by TONY BEDARD
Art and cover by AARON LOPRESTI
Backup story art by JESUS SAIZ
1:25 Variant cover by CHRIS BURNHAM

On sale DECEMBER 19 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• Amethyst finally meets her murderous Aunt Mordiel in person! But it turns out that Queen Graciel has secrets of her own. Will House Amethyst be further driven apart?

• Plus: In the backup, story Beowulf leans the disturbing secret behind the war that ravaged the DC Universe!


JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #15JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #15

Written by JEFF LEMIRE and RAY FAWKES
Art by MIKEL JANIN
Cover by TREVOR McCARTHY

On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• A new story arc starts here!

• Trapped in a technologically advanced dimension where magic is outlawed and magic users are hunted and executed, the team must find Zatanna and Tim Hunter within 48 hours or be trapped there forever!

• Rules have never stopped this team before, but their attempts to use magic in this issue are met with terrifying results.


DIAL H #7DIAL H #7

Written by CHINA MIEVILLE
Art by ALBERTO PONTICELLI
Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND

On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• A new storyline begins as Nelson and Manteau are off to Europe in search of a relic that might hold the answer to their secret powers!

• Meanwhile, a powerful stranger arrives in Littleville to await their return.


ANIMAL MAN #15ANIMAL MAN #15

Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by STEVE PUGH, TIMOTHY GREEN II and JOSEPH SILVER
Cover by STEVE PUGH

On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• “ROTWORLD: THE RED KINGDOM” part three!

• Trapped in a horrible future controlled by The Rot, Animal Man battles Grodd and his Gorillas in a city they’re claiming for their own!

• Frankenstein joins the fight!

• Guest-starring Steel, Black Orchid, Beast Boy and John Constantine!

• Plus: Find out what happened to Maxine after Buddy left with Swamp Thing to enter Rotworld. Hint: It’s not good…


SWAMP THING #15SWAMP THING #15

Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by MARCO RUDY
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

On sale DECEMBER 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+.

• “ROTWORLD: THE GREEN KINGDOM” part three!

• Batman’s fate in the Rotworld is revealed!

• Guest-starring the inmates of Arkham Asylum who have been dramatically affected by battling the Green, the Red and the Rot!


FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #15FRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #15

Written by MATT KINDT
Art and cover by ALBERTO PONTICELLI and WAYNE FAUCHER

On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• “ROTWORLD: SECRETS OF THE DEAD” finale!

• Frankenstein vs. the last of the Colossi for possession of the soul-grinder, Victor Frankenstein’s unholy machine of destruction — but it’s the only hope against The Rot!


DEMON KNIGHTS #15DEMON KNIGHTS #15

Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG

On sale DECEMBER 12 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• EVERYTHING changes this issue!

• Merlin, Lucifer and a connection from the past to Stormwatch are all here…right before the team enters what could be their final battle!

• So what happens next? Or should the question be when? And whose hands will the Black Diamond fall into?


I, VAMPIRE #15I, VAMPIRE #15

Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
Art and cover by ANDREA SORRENTINO

On sale JANUARY 2 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• Mary and company continue to piece together the secret of what turned Andrew evil — and the answer lies with Cain, the first vampire!

• More secrets continue to flow from the events of issue #0.


– The Comic Book Critic

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