PAUL DINI & BRETT BLEVINS Join HARLEY QUINN Ongoing
By George Marston, Newsarama Contributor
Credit: DC Comics
Paul Dini is reuniting with the character he co-created in a serialized story beginning in the back of April's Harley Quinn #17, according to ComicsAlliance. Dini, who co-created Harley Quinn with Bruce Timm for Batman: The Animated Series, will co-write the serial with Jimmy Palmiotti, who co-writes the main series; Brett Blevins will illustrate the story.
According to the solicit, Dini and Palmiotti's story deals with Harley accidentally revealing the Joker's hideout.
Here's the full text, along with several further solicitations from DC for April:
HARLEY QUINN #17
Written by AMANDA CONNER and JIMMY PALMIOTTI • Backup story written by PAUL DINI and JIMMY PALMIOTTI • Art by JOHN TIMMS • Backup story art by BRET BLEVINS • Cover by AMANDA CONNER • Variant cover by FRANK CHO
“Deadly Sin” part one! The twisted Harley Sinn’s been released from prison, and she’s looking to hurt Harley in a whole new way…by going after somebody she loved and lost! And to make this issue extra-unmissable, a brand-new backup story begins, set in Harley’s earliest days with the Joker—and co-written by one of Harley’s original creators, Paul Dini! “Harley Loves Joker” kicks off as Harley makes the biggest mistake of her burgeoning criminal career…accidentally revealing the location of Mistah J’s hideout!
On sale APRIL 5 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
SUPERGIRL: BEING SUPER #3
Written by MARIKO TAMAKI • Art and cover by JOELLE JONES
Kara Danvers’ hidden memories of her life on another planet are bubbling to the surface—but is she alone here on earth? Following the devastating events of the Midvale Earthquake, Kara and Dolly struggle to piece their lives back together—but what’s up with Coach? Their mentor is acting strangely, and her odd behavior goes from curious to downright creepy when Kara follows her back to a Lexcorp bunker deep underground. What she’s hiding will change Kara’s life forever—all will be revealed and a hero will need to be super in this penultimate chapter!
PRESTIGE FORMAT • On sale APRIL 26 • 48 pg, FC, 3 of 4, $5.99 US • RATED T
Written by CHRISTOPHER PRIEST • Art by JOE BENNETT and NORM RAPMUND • Cover by BILL SIENKIEWICZ • Variant cover by SHANE DAVIS
“Twilight” part six! All the chips fall as dark secrets within Deathstroke’s world are revealed, including Power Girl—who learns her houseguest’s true identity. Determined to atone for her mistake, the 16-year-old takes on the World’s Deadliest Assassin on her own. Will she bring Deathstroke to justice…or die trying?
On sale APRIL 19 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T+
THE WILD STORM #3
Written by WARREN ELLIS • Art and cover by JON DAVIS-HUNT • Variant cover by JAMIE McKELVIE • Variant cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
Angela Spica is wounded, alone and hiding from black-ops killers sent by her own benefactor, the man she thought responsible for her well-being—the mastermind behind an assassination attempt the Engineer just foiled. But, unknown to her, she might yet have a chance to survive this terrible day. The Grifter has a plan.
A storm is building. And through it all, a mysterious woman crackles though the electrical devices that inhabit our lives, slipping among the invisible networks of the world.