by Pamela Auditore
“Now I know who the comic lovers are here at Comic Con,” said Jimmy Palmiotti to appreciative applause in first DC Panel of SDCC 2012 on Thursday. He went on to announce Jonah Hex among the titles to appear under “the Dark and the Edge” banner.
Palmiotii will have “Jonah Hex” battling Evil Clowns while Jeff LeMire’s “Animal Man” will have the banner in #Issue 12 as he pairs with Scott Snyder’s “Swamp Thing” for a two part story. Issue 12 of “Animal Man” will form the first part with “Swamp Thing” also issue #12 to complete’s the story. Appearing will be characters one wouldn’t normally associate with a “the Dark and the Edge” banner Lemire says. “Poor Hawkman. Scott Snyder will be doing terrible things to him.” Additional announcements included Frankenstein joining “Justice League Dark” with Lemire saying “I’m having the best time doing dialogue between Considine and Frankenstein.”
Also “I, Vampire” writer Adam Glass also will feature Vampires vs Zombies and an origin arc for title’s villain, Kane.
Other titles featured under “the Dark and the Edge” banners will be: “Suicide Squad”, “the Phantom Stranger”, “Team 7” and “Amethyst.”
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