Anthony’s trade paperback picks for September 2012

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Last updated on December 10th, 2021

Pearls Before SwineContinuing from August’s picks, here’s my list of trade paperback picks for September 2012. Prices are all standard retail price, but may be found cheaper elsewhere (such as on


Full solicitations available here.

  • Superman, volume 1: What Price Tomorrow?, on sale Nov. 14, $23
  • Showcase Presents: The Flash, volume 4, on sale Oct. 24, $20
  • Astro City: Family Album, on sale Nov. 28, $17 (paperback)/$25 (hardcover)


Full solicitations available here.

  • Archie: Love Showdown, on sale Oct. 3, $10

Comic strips

  • The Complete Peanuts, 1985-1986 (volume 18), on sale Sept. 19, $29
  • The Complete Peanuts, 1983-1986 gift box set, on sale Sept. 19, $50
  • Pearls Freaks the #*%# Out: A Pearls Before Swine Treasury, on sale Sept. 25, $17


The “Complete Peanuts” compilation collection continues this month, with the series now reaching the mid-80s. The gift box set includes the newest volume plus the previous one.

George Perez’s entire Superman run is being collected, if one wants to see the “New 52” Superman Perez-style all in one volume.

Yep, it’s yet another re-solicitation of Archie’s 90s “Love Showdown” story, though older copies can probably still be found for less.


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