DC will continue to shine the spotlight on its new Bat-villain punchline in a 48-page page that just announced - November photo special.
The special is written by Batman scribe James Tynion IV and Sam Johns (DC 's Crimes of Passion) with artwork by Mirka Andolfo (DC Bombshells Comics), and will feature covers by Yasmine Putri and Frank Cho.
With "The Joker's New Field General ", special promises to take readers behind the origins of thecharacter to whom the publisher paid a lot of attention in 2020.
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"To Back in the days when I first introduced Punchline, I have said several times that this is not going to be a flash in the panning character. That I had big plans for her to move forward would lead to a big story next year and beyond, "says Tynion IV." Joker War "is over, but Punchline's plans are just beginning. I am delighted to tell this spooky story which expands its past and sets it up uture, avec the amazing Sam Johns and the amazing Mirka Andolfo. This is just the beginning! "
According to the editor, facing the consequences of his role in the story arc 'The Joker War ', the Punchline special " is the story of Alexis Kaye, and how she'll take Leslie Thompkins, Harper Row, and Cullen Row on a heartbreaking journey that reveals her radicalization to the Joker ideology. "
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"Fans have immediately responded to Punchline, "said co-writer Johns, " so I'm thrilled to be part of the team that was able to lay the groundwork for this deadly cult icon. Working with an artist as talented as Mirka means we haven't had to hold back on action, horror or romance ... and when it comes to Punchline andJoker, you often have to remove all three at once! "
Punchline # 1 will go on sale Tuesday, November 10, 2020.
Look for full DC solicitations for November 2020 soon.