Garth Ennis returns to DC for a Peacemaker one-shot

Ennis and Garry brown present a Peacemaker tale set before his time with the Suicide Squad this January.

No doubt John Cena and Peacemaker will be front and center during today’s DC FanDome livestream, but DC kicked the peacemaking off early this week by announcing a new one-shot starring the breakout character.

Peacemaker: Disturbing the Peace will arrive in January by the creative team of Garth Ennis and Garry Brown. The character has always seemed destined for a gritty, tongue-in-cheek Ennis story, hasn’t he?

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‘The Conjuring: The Lover’ headlines a new horror imprint from DC

DC Horror will feature ‘new frightening tales from both well-known and new storytellers that will keep fans spooked and entertained.’

DC has announced they are launching a new horror imprint this summer, in conjunction with Warner Bros. Consumer Products. The first title, The Conjuring: The Lover, will kick off in June and ties into the WB film franchise of the same name.

“From early titles like House of Mystery and House of Secrets to current series featuring Swamp Thing and John Constantine: Hellblazer, DC has always been the home of great horror comics and characters,” said Marie Javins, DC editor-in-chief. “DC Horror continues this tradition with new frightening tales from both well-known and new storytellers that will keep fans spooked and entertained.”

Over the years DC has released many comic book adaptations, tie-ins and sequels for various films and television programs in the Warner Bros. library, including Lost Boys, Supernatural and probably more that I’m forgetting. The Conjuring: The Lover is the latest, and like many before it will fill in the gap between the last film and the next film — the upcoming The Conjuring: The Devil Made Me Do It.

The comic will be written by screenwriter David Leslie Johnson-McGoldrick and comics writer Rex Ogle with art by Garry Brown and covers by Bill Sienkiewicz.

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