Green Lantern: Hero’s Quest
Kyle Rayner never asked to be a hero. But a chance encounter with an extraterrestrial leaves him in possession of a powerful weapon in the form of a ring. With godlike abilities and a new name—Green Lantern—Kyle becomes a super hero and a member of the Justice League. But when he arrives at League headquarters to find his teammates missing, his investigation into their disappearance leads him on a journey unlike he, or anyone else, has ever experienced before. Traveling to the end of space itself, where the universe is in the process of coming into existence, Green Lantern must unravel a strange series of secrets before he and the Justice League are annihilated—along with every living creature in the universe!
Wayne of Gotham
Behind every mask is a real man.
Two men joined by blood but separated by murder: Thomas, the rebellious doctor and heir to the vast Wayne empire, and Bruce, his son, whose life is forever altered when he witnesses the brutal death of his parents.
The slaying of Thomas and Martha Wayne is the torturous point on which Bruce turns to become the mysterious crusader Batman—the genesis of a simple mugging gone horribly wrong. The Dark Knight’s file on the case has long been closed, the foundations of Bruce Wayne’s secret life secure. But these foundations are shaken when an unexpected guest invades the grounds of Wayne Manor, raising questions about the event that ended the lives of the mother he loved and the father he worshipped, and sparked his unquenchable drive to protect and avenge.
To discover his true family history, Batman must face down old foes, confront his only confidant, invade the evil heart of Arkham Asylum, and shoulder the terrible new burden of a dark legacy.
Batman: The Stone King
Something has been unearthed in Gotham City, something that should not have been disturbed. An ancient pyramid has unleashed supernatural energies throughout the world. Drawn to the eye of this arcane storm, the heroes of the JLA become caught in the grip of a force far beyond their extraordinary powers. Only Gotham’s protector, Batman, manages to escape—but to free his allies and stop the chaos that is fast engulfing the world, the Dark Knight must somehow unlock the pyramid’s secret curse.
Green Lantern: Sleepers (Book One)
Christopher J. Priest and Mike Baron
Kyle Rayner is a member of the Justice League of America and a space-traveling super hero who wields one of the most powerful forces in the known universe: a Green Lantern power ring! But Kyle has a problem. His girlfriend has taken a liking to a man who will soon become the most powerful villain Earth has ever faced. Only Green Lantern can face the challenge of this invading evil, as it attempts to destroy humanity and take over the planet!
Cosmic legend has it that when the primordial gods of antiquity perished in some bygone cataclysm, the universe gave birth to a new breed of gods who reigned from two eternally warring worlds, the heavenly New Genesis and the hellish Apokolips. Now a vast conspiracy of evil is determined to eradicate the New Gods and steal their souls to obtain universal power that can destroy all of reality.
Jimmy Olsen, Superman’s pal and the redheaded photographer for the Daily Planet, exhibits powers of his own and, with them, has the opportunity to become a hero. Meanwhile, Mary Marvel awakens from a coma to discover that she’s been abandoned by her family and friends—and her magical ability to wield the thunderbolt.
Donna Troy, Jason Todd and Holly Robinson, once super heroes, were forced to retire and rejoin the ranks of humanity. Until the Earth calls upon Wonder Girl, Robin and Catwoman once more to prevent a crisis beyond all imagination.
At the end of an age where time, space and reality may bow before sinister forces, the fate of the Earth lies in the hands of five unlikely super heroes who have one destiny to fulfill: save the world at all costs…
Green Lantern: Sleepers (Book Two)
Christopher J. Priest and Michael Ahn
Book Two of the Sleepers epic reveals the secret origin of Earth’s first Green Lantern, Alan Scott and his mission to wield his power ring in the fight against evil. As World War II erupts, Scott must face a 17th century super-villain named Malvolio, an anti-Green Lantern whose pact with Hitler endangers not only the Allied forces, but puts Earth’s very existence at stake. Malvolio won’t stop until the world is dominated – or destroyed – and the emerald energy of Green Lantern is humanity’s only hope for salvation!
Tom De Haven
Coming of age in rural 1930s America with X-ray vision, the power to stop bullets, and the ability to fly isn’t exactly every boy’s story. So just how did Clark Kent, a shy farmer’s son, grow up to be the Man of Steel? Follow young Clark’s whirlwind journey from Kansas to New York City’s Daily Planet–by way Hollywood. This ace reporter is not the only person leading a double life in a teeming metropolis, just the only one able to leap tall buildings in a single bound–a skill that comes in handy when battling powerful criminal masterminds like scheming Lex Luthor and fascist robots. But can Clark’s Midwestern charm save the day and win the heart of stunning, seen-it-all newspaper woman Lois Lane? Or is it a job for Superman? Look deep into the soul of a pop-culture legend brilliantly reimagined in this novel, which is as inventive and thrilling as it is touching and wise.
Wonder Woman: Mythos
Mysterious events in the Bermuda Triangle propel Wonder Woman on a desperate search for the truth behind the disappearance of a diver near Themyscira, home of the legendary Amazons. But her discovery of a mirror island—one populated entirely by men—sets events in motion that ultimately cause the Justice League to come into conflict with a figure from Wonder Woman’s own mythological past. But is she powerful enough to save them?
The Flash: Stop Motion
As The Flash, Wally West may be struggling to find his place within the ranks of the JLA, but he knows he has one great advantage over every trial he has ever faced: he is the Fastest Man Alive. Now, for the first time, he has me this match. A scientist has created something that can move even faster than Wally West—and it’s killing people in Keystone City. Forced to battle the one foe who can truly stay one step ahead of him, The Flash soon learns that the consequences of the creature’s actions reach far beyond Keystone and threaten the future itself with annihilation.
DC Universe: Last Sons
Metahumans, aliens, magical entities, or mortals driven by iron wills. Super heroes, renegades, or villains—out for justice, vengeance, or cash. Whether legendary, infamous, or little known, these extraordinary beings are the true champions of the…
DC UNIVERSE. SUPERMAN. MARTIAN MANHUNTER. LOBO.
Interplanetary bounty hunter Lobo is a notorious maverick. Happily wreaking havoc as he brings in his prey, he cares little who his clients or targets are—even when his latest quarry is J’onn J’onzz, Martian Manhunter of the Justice League. Suddenly Lobo finds himself confronting…Superman.
Cogs in the machinations of a powerful artificial life-form, these three aliens, the sole survivors of the planets Krypton, Mars and Czarnia, have only one thing in common—they are the last of their kind…LAST SONS
When a mass outbreak of super-powered individuals threatens the world, the JLA determines that latent metahuman abilities are being triggered by an alien contagion, one that’s spreading throughout Earth as it transforms its hosts into monstrous engines of destruction. Racing to contain the infection, the world’s greatest super heroes link the parasitic plague to an alien invasion from the team’s earliest days and make a horrifying discovery: the JLA itself is responsible for the imminent disaster they now face.
Infinite Crisis (1 & 2)
Superman, the Man of Steel. Wonder Woman, Amazon Princess. Batman, the Dark Knight. Together, they are the greatest super heroes of all. But they have turned away from each other in Earth”s hour of greatest need. As space is ripped apart, super-villains unite and four mysterious strangers threaten reality itself. Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman must put aside their differences to save the world, but even the combined might of all Earth”s heroes might not be enough to stop the coming crisis…
Green Lantern: Sleepers (Book Three)
Christopher J. Priest
The final volume in an epic trilogy, Sleepers, Book 3 features Hal Jordan, the most famous of Earth’s modern-day Green Lanterns. Hal has been stripped of his powers, but it is up to him to fight the clones of the villain Sinestro, set loose by actions in the trilogy’s first volume. In order to save the Earth, he may have to sacrifice himself by taking the Sinestro power rings on a one-way trip to the anti-matter universe.
52 (1 & 2)
A year without Superman. A year without Batman. A year without Wonder Woman. But not a year without heroes… Earth’s most revered heroes have vanished. In their absence, the cities of Metropolis and Gotham have fallen prey to the machinations of super-villains and the criminal activities of Intergang. Booster Gold, a hero from the future, has stepped into Superman’s boots only to find them too big to fill, especially when rival hero Supernova arrives on the scene. Recruited by the mysterious crime fighter known as the Question, detective Renee Montoya investigates an even more mysterious vigilante prowling the streets: Batwoman. These and other veteran and rookie heroes around the world must unite against a vast conspiracy of evil about to usurp control of the Earth once and for all…
For eons, the New Gods waged a war between good and evil.
Evil has finally won.
Victorious at long last against his enemies on the world of New Genesis, Darkseid has unleashed the forces of Apokolips on Earth. With the secret of the Anti-Life Equation at his command, Darkseid now possesses the ability to eradicate all free will from humanity—and usher in an end to the age of super heroes. Facing an ever-growing army of mindless slaves and corrupted heroes, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and the remnants of the Justice League of America find themselves consumed by the spreading darkness. They remain humanity’s only hope—the only light that will not be extinguished in the world’s darkest hour. But at what cost?
DC Universe: Trail of Time
Clark Kent is living in a dark world where he has no powers, no memory of ever being anything other than human. His world is controlled by mystical forces no one can challenge, with the triumvirate of Vandal Savage, Mordru and Felix Faust calling the shots. The Demon and Phantom Stranger approach Clark and tell him that he is really Superman, that alterations made more than a hundred years ago to the time stream are causing space-time fluctuations that will result in this particular reality becoming the sole reality, unless something is done. Since Superman is powerless in this reality and since the alterations were made in the past, the three heroes have to travel into the past, specifically into the American Southwest of the 1870s, where Jonah Hex, Bat Lash and other DC Western heroes help them set things right again.
Batman: Dead White
Who better than BATMAN to protect the dangerous city of GOTHAM, where even the cops are crooks? But the latest imminent terror might be too much for the burgeoning CAPED CRUSADER, who is still carving out a place for himself in the minds of GOTHAM’s criminals. There’s a host of deadly new weapons in BATMAN’s glittering, sinister city—in the hands of a psychotic mastermind called White Eyes. With his radical murder machine, the fiendish leader of GOTHAM’s racist Bavarian Brotherhood can move beyond dealing drugs and hot guns to pursue his real passion: the white supremacist takeover of America.
ADVISORY: Due to subject matter, Dead White contains realistically harsh language, including racial epithets and suggested sexual content.
Superman: The Never-Ending Battle
A mysterious super-terrorist has devised a master plan to bring the world to its knees, using the planet’s own weather as a weapon against Superman and his teammates in the JLA. But the conflict raises troubling questions for the Man of Steel about authority, justice, power and the price of liberty in a world where the enemies of freedom stand on the brink of victory.
GOTHAM’s never been so scorching, THE JOKER’s never been more despicable and BATMAN’s never been in such grave danger. With more than thirty fires raging out of control across the city, GOTHAM is indeed a hell on earth. But torching the population is small potatoes for the arsonist extraordinaire known as Enfer. The pyromaniac’s mad masterpiece is ARKHAM ASYLUM, blazing like a Roman candle and engineered to provide the perfect escape for Arkham’s most infamous inmate, THE JOKER. But the dire situation goes from bad to beyond monstrous when the arch villain’s path to freedom leads directly to THE DARK KNIGHT’s cave. THE JOKER believes in striking while the iron is hot…and now it’s never been hotter. After all, the diabolical villain has devised the ultimate joke: launch the mother of all crime waves, masquerading as the Caped Crusader himself! With GOTHAM erupting in flames and its #1 crime fighter fast becoming its #1 enemy, the burning question is: Who’s going to get the last laugh?
ADVISORY: Due to subject matter, Batman: Inferno contains realistically harsh language that may be offensive to some.
Enemies and Allies
Kevin J. Anderson
It was a time of international tensions, a time of hope and fear—when UFOs and the Communist menace preoccupied America.
It was the first time in history when human beings had the power to destroy their world.
A time when heroes were needed more than ever.
Evil is loose in the world. As the United States and the Soviet Union race to build their nuclear stockpiles, two extraordinary men are called upon to form an uneasy alliance. Studies in opposites—shadow and light—a Dark Knight and a Man of Steel must overcome their mutual distrust to battle a darkness that threatens humankind. And when the paths of these titans cross, a bold and exciting new chapter of history will be written…and nothing will ever be the same.