ALLRED, SAUVAGE, & SUPERMAN (What?) Join GERARD WAY's YOUNG ANIMAL In April 2017 Solicitations

Young Animal April 2017 cover
Credit: DC Comics / Young Animal

In advance of the full DC Comics April 2017 Solicitations due to be released Tuesday, January 17, Newsarama has the first look at the four titles in Gerard Way's pop-up imprint Young Animal - featuring the addition of Mike Allred and Marguerite Sauvage on Doom Patrol and Shade, the Changing Girl, respectively.

Written by JON RIVERA • Art and cover by MICHAEL AVON OEMING • Variant cover by ROBERT HACK
It’s a bird! It’s a plane! No, it’s…Superman?! After a gnarly battle between Team Carson and the Whisperer and his cult, Cave finds a quiet moment to reminisce about his long-ago adventures with the Big Red S. But are these just fond memories, or is there a deeper mystery afoot?
On sale APRIL 19 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by GERARD WAY—Art by MICHAEL ALLRED—Backup story art by BRANDON BIRD—Cover by MICHAEL ALLRED—Variant cover by NICK DERINGTON
How have you been, Niles Caulder? The Chief is back, and he’s ready to reshape the new Doom Patrol to be just like the old Doom Patrol—a prospect not everyone is happy with. But the team’s former leader hasn’t grown less manipulative in his old age, so nobody make any rash decisions. Pretty sure he’s up to something. Michael Allred (iZOMBIE, Silver Surfer) joins Young Animal for this special one-off issue.
On sale APRIL 26 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by JODY HOUSER • Art by SHAWN CRYSTAL • Cover by TOMMY LEE EDWARDS • Variant cover by ERIC CANETE
As Mother Panic’s scope of revenge narrows, her partnership with the unhinged Pretty falls apart. Unable to bear the end to their collaboration Pretty turns on Mother Panic. After all, if she’s not with him...
On sale APRIL 26 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

Written by CECIL CASTELLUCCI • Art by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE • Backup story art by DAN PARENT • Cover by BECKY CLOONAN • Variant cover by MARGUERITE SAUVAGE
In this stand-alone issue, Shade begins to ponder what’s next for her on Earth. As the winter dance approaches, she reminisces about high school on Meta, and starts to wonder why she’s putting herself through that kind of hell again. Will she find the perfect dress, or will the dance be a perfect disaster? Plus, an all-new episode of “Life with Honey,” with art by Dan Parent (Kevin Keller).
On sale APRIL 5 • 32 pg, FC, $3.99 US • MATURE READERS

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