SMALLVILLE SEASON 11: ALIEN #3 Written by BRYAN Q. MILLER Art by EDGAR SALAZAR, DYM and ROB LEAN Cover by CAT STAGGS On sale FEBRUARY 12 • 40 pg, FC, 3 of 4, $3.99 US • RATED T • DIGITAL FIRST Lex Luthor is determined to bring the Monitor to his knees, but the fight isn’t going his way—even Superman is having trouble with the alien interloper. Meanwhile, back in the USA, Chloe and Lois take a trip to Gotham City to check on a death so mysterious, Batman is having trouble figuring it out!

THE VAMPIRE DIARIES #2 Written by B. CLAY MOORE Art by TONY SHASTEEN Cover by CAT STAGGS On sale FEBRUARY 5 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • DIGITAL FIRST In “Home for the Holidays,” when Stefan makes a clandestine Christmas visit to Mystic Falls, his battles against an unexpected group of vampires distract him from the town’s Winter Party. But his Uncle Zach, worried about high school sophomore Elena Gilbert, takes matters (and a sprig of vervain!) into his own hands anyway. Then, see how Alaric Saltzman began his training as a vampire hunter!