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Someone is transporting a mysterious cargo out of the Great Void, and it spells trouble for the universe at large! Hal Jordan interrogates a member of the Spider Guild for answers and uses his pheremones as an interrogation tool, but can he extract the info in time?! Meanwhile, Volgar Ro makes a play for Earth while its emerald protector is off-world!
The critical and commercial hit series by Geoff Johns and Gary Frank continues following the shocking revelations of last issue. As the truth behind Dr. ManhattanÕs actions against the DC Universe are revealed, Ozymandias turns to the only being who can stop him: Superman.
Batwoman joins the fight! Both Kate and Jason find themselves exiled from Gotham for taking the law into their own hands. But just because they both angered Batman doesnÕt make them alliesÉdoes it? Maybe not, but both are on the trail of a rogue player in the UnderlifeÑthe secret cabal of criminal conspirators who play by a shared set of rulesÑand teaming up could be the only way to take him down. WhatÕs actually hiding under the seemingly perfect surface of Appleton? The Red Hood might not live to expose it!
The Super Sons need a break!! After the space adventures of the past few issues, Jon (Superboy) and Damian (Robin) take what they think is a peaceful diversion to what winds up being a miracle-machine planet (as tends to happen in deep space). There, they get a look at their potential future selves, including a surprising preview of parenthood!
Batman takes on a new partner, and itÕsÉthe Penguin? After rejecting BaneÕs crime-boss co-op, Cobblepot finds himself in the crosshairs of some very teed-off villains. The feathered felon turns to his old foe to snitch on BaneÕs scheme, but has to prove his intentions to avoid a Bat-beatdown. Along the way, this Gotham odd couple begins to bondÑcould there be a new bird joining the Bat-Family? Not if Bane has anything to say about itÉ
The superstar team of writer Geoff Johns and artist Dale Eaglesham reunite to launch the first all-new SHAZAM! monthly title set in the DC Universe in almost 20 years! (What took you guys so long?!) Teenager turned super-hero Billy Batson struggles to balance school and superheroics! (Guess which one is more fun?) But when Shazam unlocks a shocking secret deep within the Rock of Eternity, it challenges everything he knows about the worlds of magic and his familyÕs future as its champions! Also, witness the bizarre team-up of Dr. Sivana and Mr. Mind as they set off to build a society all their own! DonÕt miss the start of an epic run in the making as ÒShazam and the Seven RealmsÓ begins!
ÒA Batman who laughs is a Batman who always wins.Ó Left rattled by the events of DARK NIGHTS: METAL, Bruce Wayne must come face to face with the nightmares spawned from the Dark Multiverse. But even though evil devoured evil in the collapse of Challengers Mountain, the Dark Knight still has his doubts. He discovers that the Batman Who Laughs not only survived the fight with The Joker at the end of METAL, but now he is enacting a sinister plan across the MultiverseÑsomething both terrifying and oddly familiar. But when Bruce Wayne realizes the only way to stop this madman is to kill him, he must consider violating the very rule Batman wonÕt breakÉthe same rule that created this insatiable villainÑthe Batman Who Laughs!
No matter what you know about JÕonn JÕonnz, youÕre not prepared for this! The acclaimed team of writer Steve Orlando and artist Riley Rossmo (BATMAN/ THE SHADOW, BATMAN: NIGHT OF THE MONSTER MEN) reteam for a reinvention of the Manhunter from Mars in this twisted, unexpected series. Back on Mars, JÕonn was about as corrupt as a law officer can be, and when a reckoning comes for his entire society, heÕll get a second chance he doesnÕt want or deserve! One shocking murder, and an unexpected fragment of the Mars he lost, will change his lifeÑand the course of the EarthÑforever!
The follow-up story to the prequel tale of the smash-hit video game of 2017 is here with Injustice 2 Vol. 4! Batman and Superman are back at it each trying to save the world by rescuing it from the other one. Steel (Natasha Irons) leads a task force in protecting the President-elect at the inauguration. Batman's team is on the verge of breaking free from Ra's al Ghul's jungle stronghold, but the Dark Knight himself gets tangled up with Poison Ivy. However, when a larger battle breaks out, Blue Beetle thinks he's coming to save the day, but his inexperience leads instead to disaster...and death. From best-selling writer Tom Taylor, scribe of the original Injustice: Gods Among Us graphic novel series, comes Injustice 2 Vol. 4! Collects issues #21-26.
Barry puts his fleet feet in his mouth against the next Force wielder he meets! Introducing the new Strength Force user, Powerhouse: sheÕs a young rebel using her powers to fight the corrupt police state in Corto Maltese. When Barry learns that she wants to use her super-strength to overthrow the government, he tries to interveneÑand ends up tripping into a melee with the new hero instead.
ItÕs the moment you never thought youÕd seeÑSuperman must team with General Zod to defeat Rogol Zaar or risk banishment for all three in the cold prison of the Phantom Zone forever. Whatever you do, do not skip to the last pageÑthe end of this issue changes the lives of Superman and his family forever as the Unity Saga continues!
The repercussions of the cataclysmic events of BATMAN #55 continue as a scarred Dick Grayson has given up his vigilante persona in favor a normal existence. A new job, new friends, new lifeÑall are compromised when a safehouse full of old Nightwing gear falls into the wrong hands. Confronted with a past heÕs worked so desperately to escape, will Dick Grayson answer the challenge by becoming NightwingÉor something else? The newest chapter in the evolution of Dick Grayson reaches its next level!
The Justice League DarkÉtrapped in the mystic realm of Myrra! Their jailer? Blue DevilÉand he wants revenge on Detective Chimp! Seems Bobo tried to magically resurrect his best friend, the original Nightmaster, but lost control of the spell and filled Myrra with zombies instead. And left Blue Devil behind to get eaten. So BDÕs kinda sorta maybe got a reason to be pissed. With that in mind, will Wonder Woman and the rest of the JLD even step up to help Bobo against a raging Blue Devil? That sounds bananas to us.
ÒTHE OTHER SIDE OF THE PENNY!Ó Alfred Pennyworth has been BatmanÕs most trusted ally and confidant since the Dark Knight first hit the streets of Gotham City. Now, witness BatmanÕs battle for justice from AlfredÕs perspective and learn how harrowing that journey has been as Batman experiences one of the worst nights Gotham City has ever seenÑa night that will push Alfred to the breaking point! Best-selling writer Tom Taylor presents an epic tale that promises to be one of the most Alfred stories ever told!
You read that right. It's Harley Quinn vs. Apokolips. The whole. Entire. Planet. Wait... what? A new era for Harley begins here in Harley Quinn Vol. 1, as writer Sam Humphries takes charge! While on a tropical vacation, Harley Quinn is kidnapped by two Female Furies from Apokolips--and they're making her an offer she can't refuse: join the Furies, get super powers and do anything she wants! It's a sweet deal, and all Harley has to do in return is hunt down rogue Fury Petite Tina. The bad news: Petite Tina is anything but petite! Harley Quinn's story starts a new era in this brand-new graphic novel! Writer Sam Humphries jumps behind the wheel, beginning with this all-new Vol. 1 jumping-on point. Collects Harley Quinn #43-49.
ItÕs a standoff of mythological proportions when Wonder Woman combats the resurrected God of War, Ares! While trying to stop a war, Wonder Woman appeals to Ares to intervene with her, but he thinks the two parties should fight it out and resolve it themselves. Guess dying and coming back didnÕt do much to soften AresÕ M.O. Meanwhile, Steve TrevorÕs been kidnapped and confronts his captor: the Goddess of Love, Aphrodite, whoÕs extremely pissed. LetÕs see Steve schmooze his way out of this one!
If you want blood, you got itÉbut the Titans may not like it! ThereÕs a new leader of the Blood Cult, and her name is Mother Blood! Their mission? Kidnapping the best scientific minds from around the world to perfect their emergent-energy weapon. Their next target? Steel! And the Blood Cult has an ace up its sleeve: weaponized Source Wall energy that turns its victims into blood zombies. (As if there werenÕt enough blood motifs in this ishÉ) In the TitansÕ blackest night (wink), a new hero has arrived to help turn the tide.
Deathstroke finally meets his match: Arkham Asylum?! Now an inmate, Slade Wilson must prove his sanity so he can stop an alien invasion (what?). Before he can even attempt a breakout, heÕs got to face off against angry Arkham inmates out to get him. And whatÕs Two-FaceÕs role in all this mayhem? He keeps showing up in two places at once! Meanwhile, DeathstrokeÕs daughter, Rose Wilson, is kidnapped! Can Jericho save his sister?
The origin of Hawkman revealed! Rocketing across the cosmos in his newly re-covered spaceship, Carter Hall is en route to the next stop on his adventure through time and space. He doesnÕt have Netflix to pass the time, but he does have something even better. Locked within the shipÕs memory banks is the truth behind Carter HallÕs reincarnation ability, as well as his connection to the DeathbringersÑgiant, winged beings of immeasurable power on their way to destroy Earth!
BatmanÕs strangest case begins as the new creative team of writer Peter J. Tomasi and artist Doug Mahnke take over DETECTIVE COMICS! Commissioner Gordon calls in the Dark Knight Detective when thereÕs a murder at the Gotham City AquariumÑstaged to look exactly like Thomas and Martha WayneÕs crime scene, right down to the Playbill and pearls. How does this bizarre homicide tie into the shadowy monster that attacks Dr. Leslie Thompkins? This creature looks to wage a war on BatmanÑand itÕs using Joker Gas to do it!
From the pages of AQUAMAN comes a brand-new adventure starring Mera, in her own title for the first time ever! Just in time for the Warner Bros. AQUAMAN feature film featuring Jason Momoa as Aquaman and Amber Heard as Mera, comes a thrilling new look at Atlantis from Mera's perspective in MERA: QUEEN OF ATLANTIS! As the brutal Atlantean Civil War rages, Mera must keep the peace between the surface world and Atlantis as its newly anointed queen in exile. But when Aquaman's brother Orm, a.k.a. Ocean Master, learns of his homeland's fate, he'll feels he must return to Atlantis as its king and savior! But Orm is now torn between his duty to Atlantis and his love for his new surface family--and both he and Mera will clash over the futures they choose to fight for! From the critically acclaimed author Dan Abnett (AQUAMAN) and Eisner Award-winning artist Lan Medina (FABLES) Atlantis gets a new ruler in MERA: QUEEN OF ATLANTIS! Collects MERA: QUEEN OF ATLANTIS! #1-6.
While the resurrected Fred Jones unleashes his army of monsters on Scooby and the gang, Daphne continues to spiral further into guilt and depression, terrified of losing Fred twice. Fortunately, the gang has another secret weapon: Scrappy-Doo and his mysterious mentor. Plus, the trials of Atom Ant continue as another member of the JLA tests the super-insect to see if heÕs worthy of joining the League!
ÒA wild, visually engrossing journey.Ó ÑPaste Magazine ÒA surreal, deeply personal tale.Ó ÑA.V. Club ÒA smart and unforgettable book.Ó ÑSyFy Wire Caroline Sharp gave up her humanity to gain incredible shape-shifting abilitiesÑpowers she used to save the world time and time again as the superhero Chrysalis. But as the years wore on, she began to lose control of the elemental forces coursing through her body, making her dangerously unstable and forcing her removal from ALPHA 13, the covert government agency that created her. Now, although she can barely hold herself together, CarolineÕs unique condition also means that nothing can kill her. Isolated, alienated and profoundly alone, sheÕs determined to break the curse of her immortalityÑby any means necessary. Enter the villainous Madame Atom, with the offer of a lifetime: to end her suffering, all Caroline has to do is undertake one final, dimension-spanning mission, with one simple objectiveÑthe destruction of the entire universe. Written by Eisner and GLAAD Media award-nominated writer Magdalene Visaggio and illustrated by Eisner Award-winning artist Sonny Liew, Eternity Girl collects the unforgettable six-issue miniseries from the groundbreaking DCÕs Young Animal imprint.
ItÕs a super-sized issue of SUPERGIRL! Supergirl and Krypto go back to the Òscene of the crimeÓÑthe ruins of Krypton! With ZÕndr hitchhiking, Supergirl is not only there to find clues on who the killers of Krypton are, but to pay her respects to her dead family and friends for the first time since she left the planet. But a mysterious caretaker whose duty is to protect KryptonÕs remnants at all costs attacks and wonÕt let Kara through! As if that werenÕt enough, the Kryptonian powerhouse and her super-powered pooch are stricken with radiation poisoning from the dead planet and must also fight their inner demons! This anniversary issue also includes two backup stories! First, witness the thoughts and fears of Krypto as he is affected by the radiation poisoning from the wreckage of Krypton. Then, learn more about our new hitchhiker, ZÕndr Khol, as he scavenges a booby-trapped ruin in a remote corner of the galaxy in an off-the- wall space adventure!
SidewaysÉcaught between a cop and a hard case! DerekÕs got the cops in his house when he uncovers an important clue that could crack his motherÕs case wide open. Seems the powers that be at Dark Sciences know about his superpowers, and theyÕve got the paperwork to prove it. But then metahuman mercenary Bolt crashes the party, puts the kibosh on Derek and gets his hands on the evidence. Bolt takes Derek back to Professor Portefoy, whose plan is straight out of the evil-scientist playbook: drain the Dark Matter energy from Derek to steal his rift powers!
Beneath the ice of the Siberian seas, a final reckoning awaits the Suicide Squad. Amanda Waller has been implanted with her very own brain bombÑwith Rick FlagÕs finger on the trigger. While Deadshot, Katana, Boomerang, Harley and Croc fight tooth and nail for their very survival, they must also uncover answers to a host of life-and-death questions: WhatÕs the secret hidden within Temho Me4ta prison? Who are the Vets? And who, ultimately, will be the SquadÕs final judge, jury and executioner?
ItÕs a Harley ho-ho-holiday special! NothingÕs worse than spending the holidays with your uninvited, unannounced familyÑjust ask Harley. Her brothers wonÕt stop fighting, her dad wants peace and quiet, and her mom just wants everyone to get along. But the dysfunctional family dynamic masks a major secret that the whole Quinn family is keeping from Harley. Will the big reveal mean an even bigger family blowout, or can HarleyÕs clan end their squabbling and remember the true meaning of the season?
Oliver Queen is in for the shock of his lifeÑin the electric chair! The vigilante Citizen kidnaps Oliver and subjects him to the court of public opinion on a worldwide broadcast, and a guilty verdict means a death sentence. ItÕs up to Black Canary and attorney Kate Spencer to rescue Ollie so he can expose CitizenÕs true identity and prove his own innocence. And they might even have a chance with a little help from Green ArrowÉwhat the what now?
A handbook to DCÕs greatest super-team featuring artwork by some of the biggest names in comics, timed to coincide with the debut of JLA/AVENGERS! Featuring the first of a triptych of covers by Phil Jimenez (originally featured in Wizard magazine), this stunning issue includes villains and heroes from Amazo to Green Arrow, and features artwork by BATMANÕs Jim Lee, SUPERMANÕs Scott McDaniel and indie comics superstars including Jeff Parker (The Interman).
The best-selling Rebirth series by Hope Larson returns in Batgirl: Vol. 4, a chilling metropolitan mystery for the ages! It's the holiday season in Burnside, and everyone is getting into the spirit...including Harley Quinn and the Penguin! After the maid of mischief infects Barbara Gordon's company party with a killer virus, Batgirl must embark on a wild-goose chase around the city to find a cure. Meanwhile, a massive blizzard hits Gotham City without warning, and Batgirl must brave the bitter cold to discover the truth behind the storm. When the storm finally clears, Batgirl begins a thorough investigation into a string of attacks targeted toward women in Burnside. But she's not the only one searching. Can a father-daughter duo put their differences aside long enough to crack the case? New York Times best-selling creators Hope Larson (A Wrinkle in Time) and Rafael Albuquerque (American Vampire) present Batgirl Vol. 4. Collects issues #18-23.
The greatest superhero team in Gotham City history is gone...this time, for good. How will the Dark Knight pick up the pieces knowing that his squad of vigilantes is gone? Find out in BATMAN: DETECTIVE COMICS VOL. 8! In the aftermath of the last stand of the Gotham Knights, Batman, Batwoman, Red Robin, Orphan, Azrael, Batwing and company took down a monster they helped create. How will they deal with the physical and psychological ramifications of this epic battle? And who will hang up their capes? Duke Thomas. Cassandra Cain. They and other young heroes don't intend to stand down, no matter what Batman thinks is best. Who can Batman trust to guide them? They need a teacher...and Black Lightning fits the bill! The epilogue chapter to writer James Tynion IV's acclaimed run on the series is here in BATMAN: DETECTIVE COMICS VOL. 8! Collects issues #982-986.
The saga of SupermanÕs strangest foe is about to get a little stranger! When Boyzarro, the son of Bizarro, crashes the KentsÕ comfortable existence, the Man of SteelÕs own offspring, Superboy, must struggle to keep his powerful new pal under wraps. But as Boyzarro might put it, him am not just the beginning. An entire army of entities from Bizarro WorldÑthe warped heroes and villains known as the Super Foes and the Legion of FunÑare about to wage war! Now Superman and son must stand alone against this interdimensional menace, with the fate of MetropolisÑand their beloved hometown of HamiltonÑhanging in the balanceÉ The critically acclaimed creative team of Patrick Gleason and Peter J. Tomasi (Batman and Robin) conclude their landmark run on one of the DC Rebirth eraÕs standout series in Superman Vol. 7: Bizarroverse. Collecting Superman #42-45 and a short story from Superman Special #1 and Action Comics #1000.
Superman, Batman and Wonder Woman--the three greatest heroes in the DC Universe--embark on an unexpected odessy of their own in Trinity Vol. 4! Batman and Superman help Wonder Woman rediscover Themyscira, but finding Diana's lost homeland proves more difficult than these three heroes expected. While on their journey, a distress call from a nearby ship turns out to be more than meets the eye, and the Trinity find themselves marooned in the dread island of Skartaris. To make their way back home, our heroes will have to overcome Deimos, who will stop at nothing to seal off Skartaris from the rest of world forever! Acclaimed writer James Robinson takes the reins here in Trinity Vol. 4! Collects issues #17-22.
ÒThis is one of the best-looking comic books of the year. FerreyraÕs art is simply on another level.Ó ÑIGN Oliver Queen may have returned to Star City, but itÕs not exactly a happy homecoming. His business has been taken over by criminals, and heÕs facing murder charges that he may not be able to beat. And even a heroÕs welcome from Red Arrow and Black Canary canÕt change the fact that Oliver Queen is a wanted man, while villains including Merlyn, Shado, Clock King and more have scores of their own to settle with the Emerald Archer! Plus, Green ArrowÕs mother, Moira, and his supposed murder victim turn out to both be alive, and Ollie takes his battle with the Ninth Circle to an unexpected place: the depths of the ocean! How will Ollie contend with the mighty cult when heÕs trapped in their underwater lair? Green Arrow Vol. 6: Trial of Two Cities hits its target from writer Benjamin Percy (Teen Titans) and on-point artists Juan Ferreyra (New Suicide Squad), Jamal Campbell (Nightwing) and Stephen Byrne (Justice League/Power Rangers)! Collects Green Arrow #33-38.
ÒA stirringly mythic, emotionally resonant, and gloriously alternative take on the Man of Steel.Ó -Entertainment Weekly ÒManiacally brilliant.Ó -The New York Times ÒAll-Star Superman is exciting, bold and supercoolÉ all the makings of a classic.Ó -Variety ÒMorrison gets whatÕs fun about Superman: heÕs ridiculously powerful, and therefore he just sees and does and has lots of incredibly cool, totally bizarre stuff.Ó -TIME Magazine, Best Comics of 2007 ÒA must-read series.Ó -Metro Toronto, Best Ongoing Comic Book Series of 2006 ÒThe most enjoyable incarnation of Superman in almost 30 years.Ó -A.V. Club par Eisner Award Winner: Best New Series The Man of Steel goes toe-to-toe with Bizarro, his oddball twin, and the new character Zibarro, also from the Bizarro planet. And Superman faces the final revenge of Lex Luthor in the form of his own death! All-Star Superman is a spectacular reimagining of the Superman mythos, from the Man of SteelÕs origin to his greatest foes and beyond. Combining their singular talents to create a new and brilliant vision of the Man of Steel, comics storytellers Grant Morrison and Frank Quitely are reunited with their WE3 collaborator Jamie Grant for one of the greatest Superman stories ever imagined. Collects All-Star Superman #1-12. The DC Black Label imprint features classic DC characters in compelling, standalone stories written and illustrated by world-class authors and artists.
ÒFresh and differentÉ exciting and unpredictable.Ó -IGN ÒThis is a must have.Ó -Comicosity BEFORE THE WEDDING OF THE CENTURY...THE BATTLE OF A LIFETIME! The modern-classic Batman run from writer Tom King continues, as Batman and Catwoman inch closer to their wedding day. But the course of true love never did run smooth...and before happily ever after, the couple will have to face unthinkable obstacles! First, thereÕs the small matter of Catwoman being framed for 237 murders. To clear her name, she and Batman have to venture to a forbidden kingdom-one under the control of the mother of BatmanÕs son, Talia al Ghul! Talia is reputed to be the most dangerous woman alive...but sheÕs never met Selina Kyle! And when Poison Ivy takes control of every being on the planet, itÕs just Batman and Catwoman alone against the world. They might be able to stop Ivy...but can they take down Superman, the Flash and every other hero under her power? Batman: The Rebirth Deluxe Edition Book 3 collects the Bat and the CatÕs road to the altar in issues #33-44 and Annual #2 of the ongoing hit series by Tom King (Grayson, The Vision) and artists Jo‘lle Jones (Supergirl: Being Super, Catwoman) and Mikel Jan’n (Grayson).
Kobra strikes reality television! After so many failed attempts to conquer the world, Kobra finds that his legion of believers is evaporating. In order to renew the faith of his followers, he comes up with his grandest scheme yet: to kill the Justice League live on TV!
The reinvention of the DIAL H FOR HERO concept continues! Jerry FeldonÕs learning that life as a superhero isnÕt all itÕs cracked up to be! Jerry decides to share the secret of H-E-R-O with Molly, the girl he loves. But when a gunman robs their restaurant, JerryÕs powers might be the only thing that can save MollyÑif he doesnÕt screw things up and accidentally kill her instead!
The Unexpected tread where mortals fear to walk! Neon the Unknown, Firebrand and Hawkman unwittingly discover the birthplace of the Nth metal isotope, but thereÕs a catch: it exists outside the Multiverse in the dead world of Nil, guarded by one of the Tempus Fuginauts, who has already passed his guilty judgment! Someone must die for trespassing into NilÑand the Unexpected must be the ones to choose who lives and dies! What happens next in the archaeology of the Multiverse?
After years away, con man David Gold returns to the city he once called home, and finds that nothing as it was. But the man known as Goldfish has come back for one reason, and one reason only: his son. An enigmatic grifter returns to his old haunts to find his old flame practically running the city's underbelly. His oldest friend and ex-partner in crime a police detective. The town itself seems to have turned on him. With everything going against him, how can Goldfish reclaim the only person that he still cares about? Written and illustrated by the legendary New York Times best-selling author Brian Michael Bendis', DC Jinxworld releases an all-new edition of one of his grittiest, most well reviewed works, Goldfish. Collects A.K.A. Goldfish: Act, Joker, King, Queen, Jack. Brian Michael Bendis's critically acclaimed Jinxworld library now comes to DC! These classic, award-winning graphic novels, including Jinx, Torso, Powers, Goldfish, Brilliant, Takio and Scarlet among others, will now be re-released under the DC banner alongside other seminal books such as Batman: The Dark Knight Returns and Watchmen. These beloved, hard-to-find Jinxworld titles will be accompanied by new stories from continuing series like Powers, Scarlet and The United States Of Murder Inc., as well as new series such as Pearl and Cover. Catch up with the vast library of graphic novels from one of the greatest comics creators ever with Jinxworld!
Before Tonya Lightfoot became Los AngelesÕ most decorated detective, she was a wee sasquatch roaming the Appalachian mountains, fed a steady diet of tennis and golf (as both of her parents are pros at the local country club) and CSI episodes. But her idyllic life of pranking campers and squatching around the local golf course hits a bump in the fire road when Bigfoot hunters come to the dense forest. Would Tonya back down in the face of adversity? Not yeti! But experiencing this abominable anti-sasquatch sentiment gives her the determination to leave her home behindÑshe heads to the dangers of the city. After all, itÕs hard to fight un-conscious bias, but crime is something AmericaÕs sassiest sasquatch is ready to tackle. This special features a new 30-page lead story plus the backup stories from EXIT STAGE LEFT: THE SNAGGLEPUSS CHRONICLES #2-6.
The Planet Covenant is live! Warrior representatives from across the known galaxies have gathered to wage battle and prove their cosmic superiority. Representing the humans of Earth is War Cry, who enters into his first gladiatorial match with all the ego and bluster we can expect from Earthlings. But will it be enough to stop the lava-spewing champion of Saturn? Alliances are formed in and out of the arena, as each fighter starts to establish their rank. War Cry thinks he has found a friend in an empathic healer from distant Vrang, but he canÕt help but think his only true friend may be the oceanic Deep Dweller, his rival from Earth. And of course, what no one yet knows is what the ruling powers are after. It canÕt just be watching species from around the cosmos tearing each other apartÉcan it?