DC Comics October 2012: The Dark Solicitations

The Dark October 2012 SolicitationsSWSOR_Cv1

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

PHSTR_Cv1_R1THE PHANTOM STRANGER #1

Written by DAN DIDIO
Art by BRENT ANDERSON and SCOTT HANNA
Cover by BRENT ANDERSON
1:25 Variant cover by SHANE DAVIS

On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• An all-new series focusing on secrets of The New 52 you never imagined!

• The Phantom Stranger strikes a bargain with Lord Trigon that will have serious repercussions in the DC Universe!

• From afar, Pandora watches!

 


SWSOR_Cv1SWORD OF SORCERY #1

 

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 RYAN SOOK

On sale OCTOBER 17 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T

• AMETHYST returns as this amazing new series begins!

• The good news: Amy Winston can transform into Princess Amaya, protector of Gemworld!

• The bad news: It seems her family wants to kill her!

• Plus: A backup story featuring the brutality of Beowulf!


JLDARK_13JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK #13

 

Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by MIKEL JANIN
Cover by RYAN SOOK

On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• House of Mystery vs. House of Secrets!

• The team is so badly defeated that even Constantine is out of tricks. Uh-oh…

• To be concluded in this month’s JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK ANNUAL #1.


JLDARK_annual1JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK ANNUAL #1

 

Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art by MIKEL JANIN
Cover by RYAN SOOK

On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T

• Continued from JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK

#13, it’s the big finale to Jeff Lemire’s first epic story!

• Guest-starring Frankenstein and, from the new series SWORD OF SORCERY, Amethyst!


DIALH_Cv5DIAL H #5

 

Written by CHINA MIEVILLE
Art by MATEUS SANTOLOUCO
Cover by BRIAN BOLLAND

On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• It’s Nelson and Manteau versus Abyss! But with two heroes and only one Dial, who will “dial up” to save the day?

ª And as the dust settles, a new player emerges. Is he friend, foe – or something else entirely?


FRSH_Cv13_R1 copyFRANKENSTEIN, AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E. #13

 

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

On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• Animal Man and Swamp Thing fans take note: “ROTWORLD: SECRETS OF THE DEAD” starts here!

• A 3-issue arc showcasing Frankenstein’s battle against the Rot invasion!


ANMAN_Cv13ANIMAL MAN #13

 

Written by JEFF LEMIRE
Art and cover by STEVE PUGH

On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• It’s the story you’ve been waiting for: “ROTWORLD: THE RED KINGDOM”!

• Part one of a four-part epic in which the Earth has fallen to the Rot!

• Guest-starring Justice League Dark, Beast Boy and many other heroes and villains from the DC Universe!


ST_Cv13SWAMP THING #13

 

Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art and cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

On sale OCTOBER 3 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• “ROTWORLD: THE GREEN KINGDOM” begins!

• Swamp Thing learns the truth of how the Earth fell to the Rot as seen in this month’s issues of ANIMAL MAN and FRANKENSTEIN: AGENT OF S.H.A.D.E.

• Guest-starring Poison Ivy, Deadman and The Parliament of Trees!


ST_Annual1SWAMP THING ANNUAL #1

 

Written by SCOTT SNYDER
Art by BECKY CLOONAN and MARCO RUDY
Cover by YANICK PAQUETTE

On sale OCTOBER 31 • 48 pg, FC, $4.99 US • RATED T+

• Years ago, Alec Holland met Anton Arcane…and the seeds of that encounter created the nightmare that is Rotworld!

• This extra-sized tale of monsters and madness examines one of the greatest rivalries in the DC Universe!


DEMONK_Cv13DEMON KNIGHTS #13

 

Written by PAUL CORNELL
Art and cover by BERNARD CHANG

On sale OCTOBER 10 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T

• Everything’s gone to hell for the Demon Knights – literally!

• If they can’t escape Lucifer’s clutches, Jason Blood and the rest of the Earth are doomed.


IVAMP_13I, VAMPIRE #13

 

Written by JOSHUA HALE FIALKOV
Art by ANDREA SORRENTINO
Cover by CLAYTON CRAIN

On sale OCTOBER 24 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+

• The world’s worst nightmare has come true: Andrew Bennett, the only good vampire, has gone very, very bad!

• It’s up to the woman who loves him to put him down…but Mary, Queen of Blood, is now a mere human!


– The Comic Book Critic

 

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