He's Got Issues #206.2: DC Comics, 10/31/18

New Releases from DC Comics for October 31, 2018.

Batman Secret Files #1, $4.99

(W) Tom King, Jodie Bellaire, Ram V., Cheryl Lynn Eaton, Tom Taylor (A) Jorge Fornes, Elena Casagrande, Brad Walker (A/CA) Mikel Janin

Delve into Batman's case histories and discover brand-new stories by some of comics' most exciting talents. The BATMAN team of Tom King and Mikel Janin provides a framing sequence, setting up our hand-picked teams of creators to take a look at Bat-mysteries past and present. Featuring a bevy of Batman villains, including a look at how the Scarecrow's fear toxin affects the common man, and a special story written by Tom Taylor with art by Brad Walker that teams the Dark Knight Detective with Detective Chimp.

Deathstroke Yogi Bear Special #1 (Cover A Tyler Kirkham), $4.99

(W) Tieri, Frank, J. M. DeMatteis (A) Mark Texeira, Tom Mandrake (CA) Tyler Kirkham

In Yellowstone Park, legends speak of a spirit bear referred to as "the Yogi," which few if any have actually encountered. Real or not, when a bear seems to have graduated from stealing picnic baskets to kidnapping actual campers, Ranger Smith decides it's time to stop this menace-so he calls on the services of Slade Wilson-a.k.a. Deathstroke-to get the job done. Plus, part one of a Secret Squirrel backup story written by J.M. DeMatteis.

Doom Patrol #12 (Cover A Nick Derington), $3.99

(W) Tieri, Frank, J. M. DeMatteis (A) Mark Texeira, Tom Mandrake (CA) Tyler Kirkham

In Yellowstone Park, legends speak of a spirit bear referred to as "the Yogi," which few if any have actually encountered. Real or not, when a bear seems to have graduated from stealing picnic baskets to kidnapping actual campers, Ranger Smith decides it's time to stop this menace-so he calls on the services of Slade Wilson-a.k.a. Deathstroke-to get the job done. Plus, part one of a Secret Squirrel backup story written by J.M. DeMatteis.

Green Lantern Huckleberry Hound Special #1 (Cover A Sami Basri), $4.99

(W) Mark Russell, J.M. Dematteis (A) Rick Leonardi, Tom Mandrake (CA) Sami Basri

Set against the turbulent backdrop of the early 1970s, Green Lantern and Huckleberry Hound join forces to take a stand on the issues of that era. Returning from recent duty in Vietnam, veteran Marine John Stewart-now a member of the Green Lantern Corps-contemplates what, if anything, he should do about the issues tearing his country apart. Meanwhile, Huckleberry's comments against the Vietnam war have left him a celebrity outcast, and a visit back home to Mississippi puts him face to face with the Civil Rights Movement. What can one man-and one hound-do? Plus, part two of a Secret Squirrel backup story written by J.M. DeMatteis.

Heroes In Crisis #2 (Of 7)(Cover A Clay Mann), $3.99

(W) Tom King (A/CA) Clay Mann

Suspected of murder, [REDACTED] and [REDACTED] find themselves on the run from the super-hospital called Sanctuary -with each thinking the other one is the real killer! It's up to Batman to solve this heinous crime, but suspicion falls on him when Superman and Wonder Woman ponder just how much Sanctuary's A.I. is telling them. Meanwhile, [REDACTED] tries to make a shady deal to hide from the Trinity, while [REDACTED] searches out an old friend to help him out of this mess-and only gets deeper in trouble.

Hex Wives #1 (Cover A Joelle Jones), $3.99

(W) Ben Blacker (A) Mirka Andolfo (CA) Joelle Jones

"The women are too powerful. They must be tamed."

For hundreds of years a war has been waged between a coven of perpetually reincarnating witches and the all-male conspiracy known as the Architects. After the death of the lead Architect in 2005 it seemed the witches had finally defeated their foes.

Now, 13 years later, waking up in a perfect cookie cutter home at the end of a cul-de-sac in a sunny corner of suburbia, Isadora has no recollection of her past life as the leader of a witch coven, nor her soulmate Nadiya, let alone the centuries-old war she has waged in defense of the soul of America...

Injustice Vs The Masters Of The Universe #4 (Of 6), $3.99

(W) Tim Seeley (A/CA) Freddie Williams II

Superman scoured the Multiverse for heroes who might threaten his rule-but he dismissed Prince Adam. Will he rue that decision now that he's facing He-Man in the Oracle? Plus, Darkseid's attack on Eternia has reached the walls of Castle Grayskull!

Justice League Aquaman Drowned Earth #1 (Cover A Howard Porter), $4.99

(W) James TynionIV (A/CA) Howard Porter

"Drowned Earth" part one! The Ocean Lords-ancient sea gods with a grudge against Aquaman and Wonder Woman-invade the Earth with an alien army and flood the globe. As Batman, Superman and the Flash race to stop the waters from rising and turning everyone into aquatic monsters, Mera seeks the advice of an old enemy, and Arthur must face down Black Manta...or lose his connection to the ocean forever!

Justice League Dark And Wonder Woman The Witching Hour #1 (Cover A David Yardin), $4.99

(W) James TynionIV (A) Jesus Merino (CA) David Yardin

The deadly finale of "The Witching Hour" arrives as Zatanna battles for Wonder Woman's soul-and the rest of the Justice League Dark battle for their lives! Hecate is more powerful than the Greek Gods...and no matter who wins, the Earth will lose its chance of surviving the war that's coming!

Nightwing Magilla Gorilla Special #1 (Cover A Marcus To), $4.99

(W) Heath Corson, J.M DeMatteis (A) Tom Grummett, Tom Mandrake (CA) Marcus To

When a famous Hollywood talent agent is found brutally murdered, suspicion and evidence seem to point to his most famous client, Oscar winning actor Magilla Gorilla. Dick Grayson, already in Tinseltown to meet with said agent, senses something suspicious. Donning his Nightwing costume and joining forces with the simian suspect, he's got one night to prove that this monkey doesn't belong in a cage. Plus, part three of a Secret Squirrel backup story written by J.M. DeMatteis.

Superman Top Cat Special #1 (Cover A Shane Davis), $4.99

(W) Dan DiDio, J.M DeMatteis (A) Tom Mandrake (A/CA) Shane Davis

It's Superman versus super food with Top Cat caught in the middle. While searching for his missing friend Bennie, TC uncovers a dietary danger that threatens the healthier portions of mankind, and it's up to the Man of Steel to stop the probiotic menace of Kalien! In the salad bar, no one can hear you scream. Plus, part four of a Secret Squirrel backup story written by J.M. DeMatteis.

Terrifics Annual #1, $4.99

(W) Gene Luen Yang, Mark Russell, James Asmus (A) Joe Bennett, Evan Shaner, Viktor Bogdanovic (CA) Emanuela Lupacchino

It's three startling Terrifics tales, kicking off with a deadly nightmare at Stagg Manor! When a plot to steal Plastic Man's powers goes awry, the Terrifics' new home and everyone in it are at the mercy of stealthy plastic monsters. Looks like Sapphire picked the wrong day to host a Halloween dance for her Stagg Industries internship program! Next up, discover the secret origin of Java the caveman, and the secret he's keeping will shock you. Last but not least, we uncover Tom Strong's hidden adventure in the Dark Multiverse-hold on to your holy socks!

Wild Storm #18 (Cover A Jon Davis-Hunt), $3.99

(W) Warren Ellis (A/CA) Jon Davis-Hunt

You can never go home again, but John Lynch needs to go somewhere to begin the last act of his life. Jack Hawksmoor never really had a home, especially since he became something other than human. As the war between IO and Skywatch gets hot, Marc Slayton has somewhere for Lynch to go, and Jenny Sparks may have a new home for Jack Hawksmoor...and Angela Spica.

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