So… What About Poison Ivy Then? #poisonivyleague

Eearlier today we looked at six things DC Comics could be doing in their Big October, as teased by Dan DiDio.

How about making it lucky number seven with a Poison Ivy book?

The character has appeared recently in Gotham, recreated as the young Pepper Ivy, is very prominent in the new Arkham Knight game. But her current appearances in DC Comics are rather limited of late, since Birds Of Prey went away (though with stellar guest starness in recent Harley Quinn).

There's a large social media presence for #poisonivyleague who seem to be doing a fine job of taking over #DCYOU for themselves recently in service of this campaign. Just an image search on Twitter for "dcyou" brings up this:Screen Shot 2015-06-09 at 11.57.43And Gail Simone is up for it.

With DC finding huge success with Harley Quinn and Batgirl of late, and with Marvel storming ahead with female lead books Thor, Ms Marvel, Spider-Gwen, Captain Marvel, Angela, Spider-Woman, Silk and an upcoming Wolverine book, might DC Comics start to realise they could be leaving money on the table?

Both of which are made of plant material. So think on…

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About 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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