Hoo-hoo! Hoo-hoo! DC Comics has announced the latest slate of Looney Tunes crossover specials, featuring an impressive line-up of DC’s best and brightest — including Amanda Conner and Jimmy Palmiotti, Brett Booth and Norm Rapmund, Mark Russell, Brad Walker and Andrew Hennessy, Emanuela Lupacchino, and more!
What outright lunacy will take place when The Joker brushes up against Daffy Duck? What kind of domestic shenanigans are we looking at when Sylvester and Tweety encounter Catwoman? What level of cosmetological chaos can we expect when Harley Quinn takes a pair of shears to Gossamer? And is there enough scalp treatment oil in the world for the union of Lex Luthor and Porky Pig?
All these questions and more might — might — get addressed this August, when Looney Tunes faces the DC Universe once more!
$4.99 | 48 pgs. | AUGUST 29
From DC Comics: Following the sales and critical success of titles like Batman/Elmer Fudd, more of Warner Bros classic cartoon characters will get the DC Universe treatment this August as DC revealed new quartet of DC/Looney Tunes special one-shot issues, written and drawn by some of the top names in the DC talent family. Each 48-page issue hits comic book retailers on Wednesday, August 29, includes both a main and bonus story featuring the title characters and will sell for $4.99.
This zany title lineup includes:
CATWOMAN/TWEETY AND SYLVESTER SPECIAL #1
Written by Gail Simone.
Art by Inaki Miranda.
Backup story written by Shea Fontana, with art by Walter Carzon.
Cover by Emanuela Lupacchino.
In his relentless pursuit of Tweety, Sylvester suddenly finds himself with a new, human ally—Catwoman! Tweety then realizes that he’s going to need some help too, and recruits a super-hero of his own, Black Canary! It isn’t long before the scale of the conflict begins to get out of control and suddenly there’s a full-scale war between cats and birds that threatens to take over all of Gotham.
HARLEY QUINN/GOSSAMER SPECIAL #1
Written by Jimmy Palmiotti and Amanda Conner.
Art by Pier Brito.
Backup story written by Sholly Fisch, with art by Dave Alvarez.
Cover by Amanda Conner.
A violent storm leaves a large crate washed up on the beach at Coney Island. When Harley breaks it open to see what’s inside, she suddenly has a new playmate to add to her cast of friends—a large, furry, orange beast called Gossamer. It’s all fun and games until a giant robot attacks them. But who sent it? Harley immediately suspects only one man, but is it really The Joker behind this destructive rampage?
THE JOKER/ DAFFY DUCK SPECIAL #1
Written by Scott Lobdell.
Art and cover by Brett Booth and Norm Rapmund.
Backup story written by Joey Cavalieri, with art by Luciano Vecchio.
When Daffy Duck pays a call to the Acme corporate headquarters in Gotham City, he finds the company long gone and their abandoned building now occupied by The Joker. With a hit in progress, Daffy tries to sneak away, only to find himself in the clutches of the Clown Prince of Crime. But Joker decides that there’s some potential in this manic bird and forces Daffy to join his gang. Will he find a way to escape…or will he become The Joker’s new right-hand duck?
LEX LUTHOR/ PORKY PIG SPECIAL #1
Written by Mark Russell.
Art by Brad Walker and Andrew Hennessy.
Backup story written by Jim Fanning, with art by John Loter.
Cover by Ben Oliver.
Facing financial and personal ruin, a desperate Porky Pig applies for and gets and entry-level position with LexCorp. Grateful to his new benefactor, Porky becomes Luthor’s most loyal employee and defender. But when a major scandal breaks in the news and Lex is called before a Congressional Committee, guess who is about to be offered up as the sacrificial pig?