Each Collection Are Written by Jeff Lemire, That includes Artwork by Andrea Sorrentino, Denys Cowan and Invoice Sienkiewicz
DC continues so as to add extra thrilling tales to its lineup this fall with the introduction of two new miniseries—JOKER: KILLER SMILE from author Jeff Lemire (GREEN ARROW, Gideon Falls, Essex County) and artist Andrea Sorrentino (GREEN ARROW, Gideon Falls) obtainable October 30, adopted by THE QUESTION: THE DEATHS OF VIC SAGE by Lemire and artists Denys Cowan (THE QUESTION , DETECTIVE COMICS, BLACK LIGHTNING/HONG KONG PHOOEY) and Invoice Sienkiewicz (The New Mutants, Moon Knight) to be launched November 20.
In JOKER: KILLER SMILE Lemire and Sorrentino will share their very own interpretation of one of many darkest characters of the Batman mythos—the Joker. For years, the Joker has terrorized Gotham, going through off with Batman time and time once more. However now he’s discovered a brand new adversary, one that may ship him from the purgatory of Arkham Asylum and set his insanity free as soon as extra—the very physician tasked with treating him. As he will get his hooks deeper and deeper into the thoughts of his prey, Joker units off a sequence response of mayhem that can threaten to tear down not solely Gotham Metropolis however the soul of this idealistic man, and his younger household, too.
“Attending to work with my long-time collaborator Andrea Sorrentino on a Joker story could be very thrilling,” shares Lemire. “The Joker is an iconic character and we wished to create one thing that challenges readers to have a look at him in a brand new and horrifying means.”
Sorrentino provides, “This story has pushed me as a creator to aspire to new heights in storytelling. That little spark of insanity within the Joker offers me a possibility to play with the pacing, the layouts and the storytelling in a means that few different characters would permit.”
JOKER: KILLER SMILE is a three-part story that can debut October 30, 2019, releasing each different month following.
In THE QUESTION: THE DEATHS OF VIC SAGE, Lemire, Cowan and Sienkiewicz launch a philosophical thriller starring Vic Sage—the Query. Constructing on the legacy of Dennis O’Neil and Cowan’s earlier run, it begins in an early Hub Metropolis the place an unsolved thriller has led to the demise of the Query—and historical past will quickly repeat itself. Starting within the Previous West and persevering with via the lawless 1930s, the solutions wanted to unravel the issue are out of attain—and should doom the Query as soon as once more.
The faceless man who believes in absolutes will quickly discover himself in a world the place all of it blends collectively, and escaping this entice is the one technique to set himself free.
Lemire provides, “Denys Cowan’s run on The Query has been a touchstone for me as a creator and a fan of comics for a very long time. Getting the prospect to crew with Denys and Invoice Sienkiewicz to return to Hub Metropolis and Vic Sage is a dream come true.”
“Jeff is a wonderful author and this could be one in every of his finest tales thus far,” shares Cowan. “The collection will undergo a number of time durations and discover facets of Vic Sage’s previous and current which have by no means been explored earlier than. Mixed with Invoice Sienkiewicz’s inks and Chris Sotomayor’s deft colour contact, this can be the perfect model of the Query but.”
Sienkiewicz provides, “Working with Denys is all the time a rewarding expertise, so revisiting the Query with him in spite of everything this time—and in a particular format—is the textbook definition of a no brainer. It doesn’t harm that I’m additionally an enormous fan of Jeff’s writing and Soto’s implausible colours. What a crew to be part of.”
THE QUESTION: THE DEATHS OF VIC SAGE is a four-part story that can debut November 20, 2019, releasing each different month following.
Each collection will probably be launched below DC Black Label. For extra data on these new collection, comply with dccomics.com.