New Release Books by Ram V

Ram V is the author of Radio Apocalypse Vol. 1 (2022), The Swamp Thing (2021-) #15 (2022), Batman: Urban Legends (2021-) #12 (2022), The Many Deaths of Laila Starr (2022) and other 107 books.

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Radio Apocalypse Vol. 1

by: Ram V
release date: Oct 18, 2022
Radio Apocalypse Vol. 1
Listen up! It’s music for the end times, the Apocalypse playlist, coming to you LIVE from the last radio station on Earth: Bakerstown’s Radio Apocalypse where Good Morning, Vietnam meets The Walking Dead THE SOUNDTRACK TO THE END OF THE WORLD Long after the rock out of space struck the world and turned it all to dust, in Bakerstown stands the last radio station on the planet. Radio Apocalypse broadcasting into the unknown, a beacon in the dark for those who wander the lost places. Now change is coming to Bakerstown. Among the refugees flocking into an already precarious settlement, an orphan boy Rion, caught in an indiscretion, will twine his fate with the Radio Station. And in doing so, begin this mixtape of love and heartbreak and interminable hope -- this soundtrack to the end of the world. Collects the entire series .

The Swamp Thing (2021-) #15

by: Ram V.
release date: Jul 26, 2022
The Swamp Thing (2021-) #15
The Earth stands on the precipice of destruction as the Parliament of Trees considers a truly dangerous proposal from the Pale Pilgrim. Now Swamp Thing is all that stands between the natural world and Armageddon…or is he? Enter Trinity-an unprecedented being created by humankind’s most destructive moment who may prove to be our only hope of salvation.

Batman: Urban Legends (2021-) #12

release date: Feb 08, 2022
Batman: Urban Legends (2021-) #12
Ace the Bat-Hound is locked away in a secret lab run by super-villains! Batman and Zatanna have to pick up the pieces after a magical catastrophe. Wight Witch and Ghost-Maker meet students of their sensei they never knew. Eternity''s crimes hit home.

The Many Deaths of Laila Starr

by: Ram V
release date: Jan 12, 2022
The Many Deaths of Laila Starr
Humanity is on the verge of discovering immortality. As a result, the avatar of Death is cast down to Earth to live a mortal life in Mumbai as twenty-something Laila Starr. Struggling with her newfound mortality, Laila has found a way to be placed in the time and place where the creator of immortality will be born. Will Laila take her chance to stop mankind from permanently altering the cycle of life, or will death really become a thing of the past? A powerful new graphic novel from award-winning writer Ram V (These Savage Shores, Swamp Thing) and Filipe Andrade (Captain Marvel) that explores the fine line between living and dying through the lens of magical realism. Collects The Many Deaths of Laila Starr #1-5.

Batman: Urban Legends (2021-) #11

release date: Jan 11, 2022
Batman: Urban Legends (2021-) #11
BATMAN & ZATANNA: Vita Ayala and Nikola Čižmešija join forces to tell a story that will change Batman and Zatanna’s relationship forever. Every year the two have to come together to defeat an evil curse. This year they fail, and the world is in peril because of it. HOUNDED: Ace the Bat-Hound, the goodest boy in the DCU, has his day in an epic story featuring many DC Super Pets, brought to you by Mark Russell and Karl Mostert. WIGHT WITCH: Catwoman tie-in/“Fear State” aftermath! Aftermath. The mysterious relationship between Ghost-Maker and Wight Witch is revealed in all its horrifying glory here.

Justice League (2018-) #70

release date: Dec 28, 2021
Justice League (2018-) #70
Place your bets, folks! The Royal Flush Gang is BACK and ready to take down the Justice League! Find out their connection to Deathstroke and their growing plot to destroy Green Arrow and Batman. Meanwhile, a villain from the Dark Multiverse has returned and he’s about to turn the Justice League Dark’s world upside down! Could this be the end of their team AND Atlantis?

THE SILVER COIN #7

by: Ram V
release date: Dec 08, 2021
THE SILVER COIN #7
From creator MICHAEL WALSH and RAM V (Swamp Thing, BLUE IN GREEN) hit horror anthology THE SILVER COIN heads to the land of jackpots and washouts. For the first time in his life, Lou Prado is on a winning streak. Maybe it’s the new casino or maybe it’s the lucky coin in his pocket, but all of a sudden, Loser Lou’s bets can’t go wrong. He’s about to make the gamble of his life—and the stakes are deadly high atop the Tzompanco.

The Swamp Thing (2021-) #10

by: Ram V.
release date: Dec 07, 2021
The Swamp Thing (2021-) #10
As the battle between Levi and Jacob comes to a head, the future of the Green-and so of all living things-is embroiled in existential conflict. And there are those who have learned to look for windows of opportunity in conflict. The true nature of Prescot’s machinations will become apparent even as their actions will put into question the very nature of the world we live in.

The Swamp Thing Volume 1: Becoming

by: Ram V.
release date: Dec 07, 2021
The Swamp Thing Volume 1: Becoming
Swamp Thing returns in a new series that stars Levi Kamei as the next Guardian of the Green! Unable to control his transformation into the monstrous Swamp Thing, Levi is thrust into the harsh, unforgiving mystery of grisly murders committed by a supernatural desert legend. Levi must revisit past events in his homeland of India and face the deadly reality of a ravenous new villain in order to comprehend what he is truly, and horrifyingly, becoming. A new era of global action and horror blossoms here, and Swamp Thing will be at the root of it! Collects Future State: Swamp Thing #1-2 and Swamp Thing #1-4.

Justice League Dark 2021 Annual (2021) #1

release date: Nov 30, 2021
Justice League Dark 2021 Annual (2021) #1
After barely making it out of Atlantis alive, the Justice League Dark regroups and prepares themselves for the ultimate battle for magic against the finest sorcerer to ever live…MERLIN. It’ll take the minds and memories of WONDER WOMAN, RANDHIR SINGH, and an unexpected visitor to unlock the mystery behind the villain’s sudden appearance and what he’s after. Only with that vital information does our team of magical misfits stand a chance at saving the world from a threat the likes of which the Justice League could never survive! You won’t want to miss this oversize tale that’ll affect the future of magic in the DCU for years to come!

Catwoman (2018-) #37

by: Ram V.
release date: Nov 23, 2021
Catwoman (2018-) #37
Catwoman’s attempts to keep Alleytown, and those around her, safe from collateral damage have failed. Simon Saint, the Wight Witch, Father Valley, and the Magistrate have all compromised her newly founded kingdom and brought her entire life to the brink. But despite Selina’s dreams of queenhood crashing down around her, there is still hope in the form of the Alleytown Strays. Could these children, trained by Selina, be her salvation? Or will they, too, pay for their involvement with Catwoman with their lives? And with Queen Ivy and Ivy aware of each other now, will they destroy the city or become one again?

Justice League (2018-) #69

release date: Nov 16, 2021
Justice League (2018-) #69
The superspies of Checkmate poke their sneaky noses where they do not belong, and the Justice League are NOT happy about it. In fact, most of the League isn''t even happy Checkmate exists, setting up Checkmate versus the Justice League! The superspies versus the super…guys. In Justice League Dark, Zatanna is locked in a battle with the greatest sorcerer of all time-Merlin!

Catwoman Vol. 5: Valley of the Shadow of Death

by: Ram V
release date: Nov 16, 2021
Catwoman Vol. 5: Valley of the Shadow of Death
Catwoman’s ambitious plan to gain control of Alleytown had been going purrfectly, but after she learns the whereabouts of Poison Ivy, things get a lot more complicated for the feline felon. Meanwhile, Father Valley circles Selina’s life like a vulture, preparing for his final, fatal strike.

The Swamp Thing (2021-) #9

by: Ram V.
release date: Nov 02, 2021
The Swamp Thing (2021-) #9
With the secrets of his past revealed, Levi returns home despairing in the knowledge that his brother Jacob, now the villain Hedera, is the cause of the contagion within the green. But the brothers opposed are only a symptom of a greater rift within the Green itself. Does the world care for its human denizens or are they an infection to be purged?

Catwoman (2018-) #36

by: Ram V.
release date: Oct 19, 2021
Catwoman (2018-) #36
The Gotham City Sirens reunion no one saw coming! As Ivy senses Queen Ivy’s presence and her behavior becomes increasingly erratic, Catwoman decides that she is too vulnerable to keep in Alleytown and a plan is hatched to get her out of Gotham. But to do it, she’s going to need the help of The Riddler-but even after Selina saved him from certain doom, can he be trusted? Meanwhile, the flickering assassin known as the Wight Witch, flanked by Magistrate soldiers, has arrived to return Ivy to Simon Saint! Harley Quinn and The Gardener join the fight against Wight Witch and the Magistrate! Also featuring…Ghost-Maker!

The Swamp Thing (2021-) #8

by: Ram V.
release date: Oct 05, 2021
The Swamp Thing (2021-) #8
A terrifying reunion! With Levi making his choice, the new avatar of the Green draws one step closer to escaping the clutches of the Suicide Squad! But is it already too late? Has the Squad bolstered themselves to an unstoppable end? Or will an unexpected guest help him to victory at a terrible cost?

Justice League (2018-) #68

release date: Sep 28, 2021
Justice League (2018-) #68
THE TOUR! The Justice League has some new members. And those members get a tour of the Hall of Justice from the legends who helped build it while they learn about the people who have dedicated their entire lives to its higher calling. Merlin and his army of the aquatic dead have taken over Atlantis! Can Zatanna handle him and the horror she is hiding within?

Catwoman (2018-) #35

by: Ram V.
release date: Sep 21, 2021
Catwoman (2018-) #35
The Strays disable the Magistrate’s communication around Alleytown and replace it with their own ramshackle network. Harley Quinn believes Ivy is the key to helping the city, so she and the Gardener start heading to Alleytown to track down Catwoman and retrieve Ivy.

The Swamp Thing (2021-) #7

by: Ram V.
release date: Sep 07, 2021
The Swamp Thing (2021-) #7
Broken and untethered from the Green, the Swamp Thing is on the run and being hunted by the Suicide Squad, deep in the forests of Kaziranga. Having learned about the true nature of the Green, Levi Kamei knows that if he is to make it out alive and regain his powers, he must choose to embrace the memory of the events that made him the new avatar of the Green-no matter how painful. But time is running out, and Levi must make his choice, as an old nightmare now stalks his steps.

Many Deaths of Laila Starr, The #5

by: Ram V.
release date: Sep 01, 2021
Many Deaths of Laila Starr, The #5
What will Laila Starr do when she''s finally given the chance to resume the mantle of Death? Finding herself back in the world, Laila searches out Darius and discovers that for the first time she will be witnessing the death of someone close to her. When they are both given a chance at immortality, their individual decisions lead to a surprising and touching series finale.

Catwoman (2018-) #34

by: Ram V.
release date: Aug 17, 2021
Catwoman (2018-) #34
The Magistrate comes to Gotham, and Alleytown stands as the last place in the city untouched by their totalitarian forces. But being the last bastion of freedom in a police state makes Selina’s kingdom most inviting for Gotham’s rogues! Surrounded on all sides by law enforcement gone bad, and facing a potential invasion by the city’s villains, Catwoman finds herself fearing that her quest to keep Alleytown safe could instead lead to its demise…but all is not lost, as Batman arrives in Alleytown, breaking his and Selina’s vow to give one another a one-year break.

The Swamp Thing (2021-) #6

by: Ram V.
release date: Aug 03, 2021
The Swamp Thing (2021-) #6
With Prescot’s bio-agent set off in the Kaziranga wetlands, the Green summons Levi back to the land of his making. With Levi unable to access his powers as Swamp Thing, he finds himself trapped in the dense forest and stalked by a group tasked with retrieving his alter ego at all costs. Will he recover his powers before he is hunted down by the Suicide Squad?

Justice League (2018-) #66

release date: Aug 03, 2021
Justice League (2018-) #66
The Hall of Justice has been invaded by the cosmic threat of the Synmar Utopica, and it will take the full force of the United Planets, led by Superman, to defeat it without destroying Earth in the process. Meanwhile, the secrets of Checkmate are being whispered among the Justice League, and that spells trouble for Green Arrow and Black Canary. All this, and guest star Deathstroke! Meanwhile in Gotham, Batman stands watch as the Eternal Knight continues her quest through the maze of Randir Singh’s mind. And she’s not the only one lost within it! But where is the Justice League Dark in all of this? Under the sea in the lost city of Atlantis! Merlin is ready to rule, and it’s up to Aquaman and this band of magical misfits to save the entire kingdom!

Catwoman (2018-) #33

by: Ram V.
release date: Jul 20, 2021
Catwoman (2018-) #33
Selina has worked hard to establish herself as the queen of Alleytown. But in response to Catwoman saving Poison Ivy from extermination at the hands of Saint Industries, Simon Saint has sent in the early stages of a totalitarian force that has left her kingdom shuttered. Catwoman has seen a man take his own life to avoid the consequences of crossing Saint Industries, so she knows there is no telling what they have in store for her and her gang of strays. And to make matters worse, Alleytown’s eerily quiet and empty streets now set the stage for the long-awaited confrontation between Catwoman and Father Valley!

Justice League (2018-) #65

release date: Jul 20, 2021
Justice League (2018-) #65
The Justice League heads to deep space, on the trail of the most dangerous new criminal in all the galaxy. The biggest threat to the United Planets is on the loose, and no one in the cosmos is safe. Meanwhile, on Earth, Checkmate breaks into the Hall of Justice looking for clues to Black Canary’s secret affiliation. What secret affiliation, you ask? It’s a secret, duh! All this, and Black Adam declares himself leader of the League. Plus, as the Justice League Dark plans their next move, Batman makes his in Gotham. An ally from Etrigan’s past holds the key to saving the present, but to retrieve it, the League and the Eternal Knights must venture deep into his twisted dreams. Little do they know, Randu Singh’s mind is a maze that they could end up trapped in for good!The Justice League heads to deep space, on the trail of the most dangerous new criminal in all the galaxy. The biggest threat to the United Planets is on the loose, and no one in the cosmos is safe. Meanwhile, on Earth, Checkmate breaks into the Hall of Justice looking for clues to Black Canary’s secret affiliation. What secret affiliation, you ask? It’s a secret, duh! All this, and Black Adam declares himself leader of the League. Plus, as the Justice League Dark plans their next move, Batman makes his in Gotham. An ally from Etrigan’s past holds the key to saving the present, but to retrieve it, the League and the Eternal Knights must venture deep into his twisted dreams. Little do they know, Randu Singh’s mind is a maze that they could end up trapped in for good!

Many Deaths of Laila Starr, The #4

by: Ram V
release date: Jul 14, 2021
Many Deaths of Laila Starr, The #4
The mortal incarnation of Death, Laila Starr, must confront the cruel nature of her role in the universe when she once again encounters the future creator of immortality who is drawing ever closer to his destiny. Laila finds it increasingly difficult to divert the man from his path, who this time recognizes her and what she is, as he is now driven by grief from a terrible tragedy...

Razorblades, Volume 1

release date: Jul 12, 2022
Razorblades, Volume 1
The self-published terror sensation arrives in a deluxe hardcover collecting the first year! Co-created by James Tynion IV (DEPARTMENT OF TRUTH, SOMETHING IS KILLING THE CHILDREN) and Steve Foxe, RAZORBLADES: THE HORROR MAGAZINE features nearly 400 pages of horror from some of the most cutting-edge names in the genre. From monsters in the closet to bodies stuffed into washing machines, RAZORBLADES redefines horror comics for the next era. Also includes prose, illustrations, and in-depth interviews with horror icons like Scott Snyder. Collects RAZORBLADES #1-5

Future State: Suicide Squad

release date: Jul 13, 2021
Future State: Suicide Squad
A glimpse into the possible future of the DC Universe reveals stories filled with dark turns, darker actions, and dark possibilities for heroes and villains alike. The future of the Suicide Squad sees the clandestine team hunting its former leader-Amanda Waller-on Earth-3. The once young and optimistic Teen Titans face some of the former students of Titans Academy as they team with Red X for one last chance at redemption. Picking up on those events, Shazam hides a mysterious secret he’s held since his time at Titans Academy, while trying to undo a literal deal with the devil. Even further in the future, the world sits cold and dead with few survivors braving its barren wastelands. Can a new Swamp Thing help humanity regain a foothold, or will it extinguish the last flames of hope?

The Swamp Thing (2021-) #5

by: Ram V.
release date: Jul 06, 2021
The Swamp Thing (2021-) #5
Newly armed with the knowledge and powers he gained from the Green and yet lonelier than ever, Levi Kamei is pulled once more into service as the Avatar of the Green is summoned by primal forces to the city of London, where old ideas lie buried, slowly leaching into the reality above. The scars of old wars and the dangers of past ideologies resurface as the Swamp Thing must team up with an old trench-coated acquaintance and his new protégé to save the present from the atrocities of our past.

The Silver Coin, Volume 2

release date: May 24, 2022
The Silver Coin, Volume 2
The saga of The Silver Coin continues as the cursedtoken is spent again and again. First, a haunted arcade cabinet twists thedreams of a young boy. Then, the coin finds its way to a street magician who''slost his way amongst the opulence of a desperate city. Follow themoney--across decades, centuries--and the nature of a curse will berevealed. Eisner-winning artist MICHAEL WALSH(Star Wars, Black Hammer/Justice League) teams with all-star collaborators JOSHWILLIAMSON (NAILBITER, BATMAN/SUPERMAN), RAM V (SWAMP THING, BLUE IN GREEN),MATTHEW ROSENBERG (HAWKEYE, 4 KIDS WALK INTO A BANK), and VITA AYALA (NEWMUTANTS, THE WILDS) on this new ongoing horror anthology series for maturereaders. Collects THE SILVER COIN#6-10

Justice League (2018-) #64

release date: Jul 06, 2021
Justice League (2018-) #64
Introducing…the United! This all-new all-star group of alien warriors represents all voices in the newly formed United Planets. A galactic Justice League, if you will. The first Legion of Super-Heroes? Sort of. The United comes to the new Justice League for help because the biggest threat to the universe is on the loose, and all roads lead to…Superman. All this, and Aquaman has some surprising news. This big, bold, universe-spanning story serves as a perfect hopping-on point for fans curious where their favorite DC heroes go next! Plus: While the Justice League Dark regroups after hitting the books (literally), all eyes turn toward Gotham, where Merlin’s followers gather to protect a mysterious weapon. Now it’ll take not one knight but two to infiltrate the cult and save reality. Batman guest-stars as the Eternal Knight’s new squire in this action-packed tale!

Future State Batman: Dark Detective

release date: Jul 06, 2021
Future State Batman: Dark Detective
DISCOVER THE DARK DESTINY OF GOTHAM CITY! In the not-too-distant future, a sinister force has invaded the city of Gotham, and it’s a power unlike any the Bat-Family has faced before. The Magistrate controls everything, and their constant surveillance leaves Gothamites with nowhere to hide…even in their own homes. Where did the Magistrate come from? And who can stop them? To make matters worse, in their path to total takeover, the Magistrate has killed Batman! Or have they? With Bruce Wayne off the grid, it’s up to his remaining friends and allies to help stave off the brutality of the Magistrate-or die trying! This action-packed volume of the Future State saga collects Future State: Dark Detective #1-4, Future State: Red Hood #1-2, Future State: Batman/Superman #1-2, Future State: Catwoman #1-2, Future State: Harley Quinn #1-2, and Future State: Robin Eternal #1-2.

Catwoman 2021 Annual (2021) #1

by: Ram V.
release date: Jun 29, 2021
Catwoman 2021 Annual (2021) #1
Father Valley is a mystery. His unusual style as a hit man, his habit of keeping a bible designated for each of his targets, his macabre and particular method of elegant savagery, his insistence on waiting until his target has reached their highest point before he strikes them down-these are all strange and enigmatic traits that have remained unexplained…until now. Bear witness to Father Valley’s past with the Order of St. Dumas, and his unexpected connection with Azrael, to learn the method to of his madness. And see, once and for all, why Catwoman should be deathly afraid of being on his hit list.

Green Arrow 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular (2021) #1

release date: Jun 29, 2021
Green Arrow 80th Anniversary 100-Page Super Spectacular (2021) #1
CELEBRATING THE EMERALD ARCHER’S 80TH ANNIVERSARY! For the last eight decades Green Arrow has been one of the premier (and loudest) characters in the DCU, always at the forefront of where the superhero genre is headed. This over-sized anniversary issue follows in those footsteps, as an all-star lineup of Green Arrow creators, alongside some of the gifted creators of the modern era who have been inpsired by Oliver Queen, unite to pay tribute to the Battling Bowman. See what the past, present and future have in store for Oliver Queen, Black Canary, Connor Hawke, Arsenal, Red Arrow, Speedy, and more in this epic special!

Justice League (2018-) #63

release date: Jun 22, 2021
Justice League (2018-) #63
The Trial of Naomi commences! After the shocking events of the last few issues of Justice League, the team is forced to confront its larger issues as a group and the responsibilities the League has to the world where they live versus the Multiverse at large. Guest stars galore as Justice League members from the past come to give guidance for the future. Naomi’s fate is revealed. Black Adam joining the Justice League becomes public, and the fallout is surprising. And what cosmic secret is Hawkgirl carrying with her? Meanwhile, the Justice League Dark must rely on the wit of John Constantine to make their way back to the real world, which is slowly losing its grip with Merlin ready to remake it in his image. Little do they know, a knight from the sorcerer’s past is the key to stopping him once and for all. Will she survive long enough to help our heroes?The Trial of Naomi commences! After the shocking events of the last few issues of Justice League, the team is forced to confront its larger issues as a group and the responsibilities the League has to the world where they live versus the Multiverse at large. Guest stars galore as Justice League members from the past come to give guidance for the future. Naomi’s fate is revealed. Black Adam joining the Justice League becomes public, and the fallout is surprising. And what cosmic secret is Hawkgirl carrying with her? Meanwhile, the Justice League Dark must rely on the wit of John Constantine to make their way back to the real world, which is slowly losing its grip with Merlin ready to remake it in his image. Little do they know, a knight from the sorcerer’s past is the key to stopping him once and for all. Will she survive long enough to help our heroes?

Many Deaths of Laila Starr, The #3

by: Ram V
release date: Jun 16, 2021
Many Deaths of Laila Starr, The #3
* More years have passed when Laila Starr, the now-mortal reincarnation of the avatar of Death, once again crosses paths with the future creator of immortality. * This time at a party where the young man will have a life-altering experience that will shape him for years to come. Will Laila change his path in this one night, or the other way around?

Catwoman (2018-) #32

by: Ram V.
release date: Jun 15, 2021
Catwoman (2018-) #32
Who is Selina Kyle? That’s the question that Father Valley has taken to the streets to find out. From her humble beginnings as an Alleytown kid to her greatest heists as Catwoman, all will be revealed. Because when Father Valley asks a question, it’s best to answer...but when he’s already quoting verses, pray that it’s not already too late for you. Proverbs, 25:2.

The Swamp Thing (2021-) #4

by: Ram V.
release date: Jun 01, 2021
The Swamp Thing (2021-) #4
Still trapped within the Green, Levi and Jennifer have encountered its denizens, both friendly and vile. But something is terribly wrong within the Green itself, and its origins may be closer to home than Levi thinks. As Swamp Thing, he must now use lessons learned to embrace his power and bring peace. But is he already too late? Have the seeds of discontent already been planted for the contagion to enter our world?

Catwoman (2018-) #31

by: Ram V.
release date: May 18, 2021
Catwoman (2018-) #31
Catwoman and Shoes have crashed Mr. Roy’s home art gallery opening, but they aren’t there to nick a Klimt or a Monet. No, they’re after the newest addition to Mr. Roy’s esteemed collection: a large test tube containing Poison Ivy! But how did Pamela get in this predicament in the first place, what was done to her, and why does she seem...different?
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