HAPPY NEW YEAR!!!
Well, Happy Solicitations
New Year anyway. Can you believe we're into 2008 already
. This month we're going to do what we did last month, and today give you a look at all of DC's Countdown
titles for January 2008, and then Sunday we'll come back with an update with other high-profile titles from around the DC catalog. As always, the full
solicitations will be available here at this same URL on Monday, October 15th at 5:00pm EST...http://www.newsarama.com/dcnew/Jan08/solicitations.html
COUNTDOWN TO FINAL CRISIS #17-13
Story by Paul Dini
Story consultant Keith Giffen
Scripts by Tony Bedard
Art by Pete Woods and Tom Derenick
Covers by Woods
It's all-out war as the Challengers find Ray Palmer â€” and so does everyone else!
The fate of a universe hangs in the balance, as heroes and villains from across the multiverse face betrayal and death with Earth as their battlefield!
Plus, more DC Villains origin backup stories, including Harley Quinn!
COUNTDOWN 17 on sale January 2 â€¢ COUNTDOWN 16 on sale January 9
COUNTDOWN 15 on sale January 16 â€¢ COUNTDOWN 14 on sale January 23 â€¢ COUNTDOWN 13 on sale January 30 â€¢ 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
COUNTDOWN TO ADVENTURE #6
Written by Adam Beechen & Justin Gray
Art by Allan Goldman & Julio Ferreira and Fabrizio Fiorentino & Adam DeKraker
Cover by Eddy Barrows & Oclair Albert
The enigmatic Healers â€” aliens sent to Earth to stop the spread of Lady Styx's infection â€” have tagged Animal Man as patient zero.
Can Starfire save him before they cut him open for dissection? Also, Forerunner's adventures continue as she runs afoul of the Thanagarian battle fleet.
On sale January 30 â€¢ 6 of 8 â€¢ 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US
COUNTDOWN TO MYSTERY #5
Written by Steve Gerber and Matt Sturges
Art by Justiniano & Walden Wong and Stephen Segovia
Cover by Mario Alberti
The return of Eclipso is bad news for the DC Universeâ€¦but itâ€™s worse news for Bruce Gordon, the man who originally held the Black Diamond and terrorized the world as Eclipso!
Plus, Dr. Fate continues to struggle with his new responsibilities!
On sale January 23 â€¢ 5 of 8 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US
COUNTDOWN PRESENTS: LORD HAVOK AND THE EXTREMISTS #4
Written by Frank Tieri
Art by Liam Sharp & Rob Hunter
Cover by Sharp
A COUNTDOWN tie-in! Monarch makes an unexpected alliance with the
Americommando and the Meta Militia in an effort to strongarm Lord Havok and the Extremists into joining his Multiversal Army. Plus,
Dr. Diehard sees all he cares about vanish in an instant, and we learn the secret origin of the Extremist known as Dreamslayer.
On sale January 23 â€¢ 4 of 6 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US
COUNTDOWN SPECIAL: THE NEW GODS
Written by Jack Kirby
Art by Kirby, Mike Royer & Vince Colletta
Cover by Ryan Sook
The newest 80-page Special revealing past tales related to the main characters of COUNTDOWN sheds light on the New Gods!
Included here are the Kirby masterpieces MISTER MIRACLE #1, FOREVER PEOPLE #1, and NEW GODS #7!
On sale January 2 â€¢ 80 pg, FC, $4.99 US