Simon "Si" Spurrier is joining DC's Suicide Squad with January's #9 issue. Spurrier will join series writer Rob Williams on this issue, which is a tie-in to the Justice League vs. Suicide Squad event. No reason was given for the addition, but Williams tells Newsarama that they will write both #9 and #10 together..
Here is the updated solicitation for that issue, due out January 11:
SUICIDE SQUAD #9
Written by ROB WILLIAMS & SI SPURRIER
Art and cover by RILEY ROSSMO
Variant covers by LEE BERMEJO
Retailers: This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
A “JUSTICE LEAGUE VS. SUICIDE SQUAD” tie-in! Finally, discover the true history behind [REDACTED BY ORDER OF TASK FORCE X DIRECTOR AMANDA WALLER].
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+