Thursday, January 22, 2009

Spotlight on January 28 Arrivals


BATMAN #685 (FOE)
Written by Paul Dini
Art by Dustin Nguyen & Derek Fridolfs
Cover by Alex Ross
A "Faces of Evil" issue starring Catwoman! Continuing from this month's DETECTIVE COMICS #852, Selina Kyle's path of vengeance against Hush knows no bounds! After confronting the man responsible for nearly destroy
ing her life, Selina's wrath propels her into a downward spiral. With Tommy Elliot almost certain to suffer dire consequences, could Catwoman's humanity be next to perish?

FINAL CRISIS #7 (OF 7)
Written by Grant Morrison
Art by Doug Mahnke & Christian Alamy
Covers by J.G. Jones and Doug Mahnke
The dramatic finale to the epic, seven-part saga of the DC multiverse concludes with an apocalyptic battle for the soul o
f humanity that must be seen to be believed! Can the heroes of 52 Earths save the multiverse? And is the only way to save it, to change it forever?

UMBRELLA ACADEMY: DALLAS #3
Gerard Way (W), Gabriel Bá (A/Cover), and Dave Stewart (C)
As Clare B
oothe Luce once said, "No good deed goes unpunished." The Séance, ego bloated from having saved the world a few months ago, finds himself strapped in for a most unpleasant ride while the team runs in four different directions-because only four of the seven Umbrella Brats are currently mobile.




DEATH NOTE MOVIE DVD

From VIZ Media!

In this direct sequel to the live-action Death Note movie, Light Yagami joins the investigation team in pursuit of the serial killer known as "Kira." While L still strongly suspects that Light is "Kira," Light tries to uncover L's real name so he can kill him with his Death Note. Confusingly enough, a new rash of murders all around the world are taking place, with a "Second Kira" claiming responsibility. Light learns the identity of the Second Kira and suggests they join forces to get rid of L. Will L be able to catch "Kira" before he is killed?


GARTH ENNIS BATTLEFIELDS DEAR BILLY #1
by Garth Ennis & Peter Snejbjerg
1942: In the tropical splendour of the South China sea, as the Second World War spreads across the far east, a young woman finds herself in paradise... and then in hell. Nurse Carrie Sutton is caught up in the Japanese invasion of Singapore, suffering horrors beyond her wildest nightmares- and survives. Now she attempts to start her life anew, buoyed up by a growing friendship with a wounded pilot- only for fate to deliver up the last thing she ever expected. Carrie at last has a chance for revenge... but should she take it? In the midst of a world torn apart by war, you can fight and you can win- but you still might not get the things you truly want.


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