Sergio Bonelli Editore and DC, with RW Edizioni, are excited to announce an unprecedented new partnership to co-publish a limited series of history-making crossover comic books featuring characters from both the Bonelli Universe and DC's Super Hero universe: Dylan Dog and Batman, Xabaras and The Joker. The companies will unite to bring fans the epic first meetings of Italian and American pop culture icons in Lucca Comics and Games 2019.
Issue #0 of the crossover, titled "Relazioni pericolose" ("Dangerous liaisons"), script by Roberto Recchioni with art by Gigi Cavenago and Werther Dell'Edera, will focus on the characters of Dylan Dog and Batman, with villains Xabaras and The Joker and is scheduled for release at Lucca Comics and Games 2019. The companies are keeping 'Top Secret' the details about how they meet and the other characters who will meet in the three numbers limited series crossover projects that are planned to follow in fall 2020.
"Everyone at Sergio Bonelli Editore is thrilled to be part of an event of this magnitude", said SBE Editor in Chief Editorial Strategy, Michele Masiero. "Our creative imaginations have been racing since the moment this kicked off with our friends at DC and RW".
"We are proud to help make this historic project possible and to be part of it" said Pasquale Saviano, CEO of RW Edizioni. "We are looking forward to working with SBE and DC to bring Italian readers the most exciting stories that they never expected."
Masiero added, "We are looking forward to the moment when everyone will read this special issue, which will be available in Lucca with two different covers, one 'Heroes', and one 'Villains'".