If you asked me DC Ink is possibly the strongest new line offering from DC Comics yet. DC Black Label and DC Zoom are strong contenders, but the YA focused Elseworlds tales are fabulous ways of exploring the characters from a different angle. It also helps the works they’ve published so far have been stellar like Mera: Tidebreaker and Under the Moon: A Catwoman Tale. It’s really not a competition though since good storytelling makes us all winners.
Harley Quinn: Breaking Glass is their next series out everywhere September 3rd. The book looks fabulous, which you can see from the trailer below:
The talent behind this book is high too. Written by Mariko Tamaki with art by Steve Pugh their powers combined mean one hell of a ride that’s at once cinematic with grippingly good character work. I speak from experience since I’ve read the book and also spoke with both in an exclusive interview that will premiere on the AiPT! Comics Podcast September 1st!
You can preorder it today from Amazon.
For the full scoop read the press release below.
Penned by Eisner Award-Winning Author Mariko Tamaki with Art by Fan-Favorite Artist Steve Pugh, The New Title will be Available on September 3
Available for Pre-Order Now
On September 3, the newest young adult graphic novel from DC’s Books for Young Readers Collection, HARLEY QUINN: BREAKING GLASS, will be available in comic and book stores nationwide. In anticipation of its upcoming release, DC today launched its trailer, giving fans a sneak peek of Harleen Quinzel and her family as they attempt to take down the Kane corporation. With themes around found family, gentrification and justice, the high-anticipated title is penned by Eisner Award and Caldecott Honor-winning author Mariko Tamaki (SUPERGIRL: BEING SUPER) and Eisner Award-nominated artist Steve Pugh (THE FLINTSTONES).
HARLEY QUINN: BREAKING GLASS is a coming-of-age story about choices, consequences, fairness, and progress and how a weird kid from Gotham’s poorest part of town goes about defining her world for herself. Harleen is a tough, outspoken, rebellious kid who lives in a ramshackle apartment above a karaoke cabaret owned by a drag queen named Mama. When the cabaret becomes the next victim in the wave of gentrification that’s taking over the neighborhood, Harleen is faced with two choices: join high school friend Ivy, who’s campaigning to make the neighborhood a better place to live, or join The Joker, who plans to take down Gotham one corporation at a time.
To celebrate the upcoming launch, Tamaki will host signings in various cities, including the recently announced San Francisco book signing event at Dr. Comics & Mr. Games on August 31. New York residents will also have the opportunity to see Tamaki this weekend as she participates in two panels – The Great YA Debate and Sickening! Queer Horror Comics – at FlameCon in New York, NY. The fan-favorite writer is also scheduled to attend New York Comic-Con in October.
HARLEY QUINN: BREAKING GLASS is available to preorder now and will hit stores everywhere books are sold on September 3, 2019.# # #
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