Zealot And Deathblow Join The New DCU

We knew that Lobo would return to the DC Universe in Deathstroke #9, the first of three monthly titles plotted by Rob Liefeld (and also drawn by him). But there was someone I wasn't expecting to see. Jim Lee's Zealot from the Wildstorm series WildCATS.

Zealot And Deathblow Join The New DCU

And yes, yes, yes, her hips are wider than her shoulders, etc etc etc, but this is an interesting twist, one Image Founder introduing the characters of another Image Founder into the DC Comics universe.

And she's not alone. As well as appearances of Voodoo, Fairchild, various Daemonites and Kherabim, and references to Team Seven in other DC comics, this week's Grifter, plotted by Liefeld, also brings us a certain Deathblow…

Zealot And Deathblow Join The New DCU

So whose next? Grunge? Majestic? Ladytron? Will we get that Tao/Constantine crossover that's been waiting an age to happen? UPDATE: Yup, Grunge and Warblade have been in Superboy…

Comics courtesy of Orbital Comics, London.


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Rich JohnstonAbout Rich Johnston

Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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