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Zatanna Gets An On-Going Series

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DC's The Source announced that magician Zatanna will be getting her own on-going series. Best part? Written by Paul Dini and drawn by Stephane Roux! This is her first shot at an on-going book, but with this team working on the book, I'm sure it will do great. Mr. Dini had this to say to DC about the book:

 Outside of her star turn in 7 SOLDIERS OF VICTORY, her ongoing supporting role in JLA and guest appearances elsewhere, Zatanna doesn’t come with a lot of backstory. That’s both a blessing and a challenge for me as a writer. I don’t have to adhere to 70 years of continuity, but that doesn’t give me a lot of history to draw from, either. That said, I’ve been having a lot of fun populating her world with new characters, friends and allies as well as an entirely new mystical rogues gallery. I’m out to create some really unique and creepy villains, ones that aggressively prey on humankind the way gangsters in a crime book would victimize innocent people. As Zatanna herself says in the first issue, there’s little in the way of human punishment that can be enforced on evil mystics. There are few laws they are compelled to obey, no jails to hold them, and no way ordinary people can defend themselves from their attacks. Zatanna has taken it upon herself to operate as both peacekeeper and avenger between those two worlds. 

Aside from that, we also get to see some on Stephane Roux's work on the book. 

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The art is looking great, it's an interesting character and we may finally get some history on her, the writer is amazing, what's not to love? This book is scheduled to come out in May, so have your order sheets in mid-April to get a copy!


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