Writer Shea Fontana and artist Yancey Labat will follow up their first original “DC Super Hero Girls: Finals Crisis” graphic novel with “Hits & Myths,” which finds Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Supergirl and their friends embarking on an “Odyssey”-inspired adventure. “Finals Crisis” is scheduled for a July 5 release, while “Hits & Myths” eyes a November 2 debut.
According to the official description for “Hits & Myths,”
While learning about “The Odyssey” in Mister Etrigan’s poetry class, Wonder Woman, Batgirl, Supergirl and their friends go on their own “Odyssey”-inspired journey where they face off with a Cyclops, seek help from a Witch, and evade the Siren before journeying to the underworld. Can they help their teacher escape from Trigon’s prison and return home? Find out in DC Super Hero Girls: Hits & Myths.
The first two chapters of “Finals Crisis” will release on May 7, this year’s Free Comic Book Day.
DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. collaborated with Mattel, Random House Children’s Books and LEGO to launch the “DC Super Hero Girls” line, which will include a toy line of action figures and fashion dolls featuring “strong, athletic bodies that stand on their own in heroic poses.” Random House Books for Young Readers, an imprint of Random House Children’s Books, will act as publishing partner for the franchise, releasing a series of books about the DC Super Hero Girls starting this spring. LEGO will produce building sets based in the “DC Super Hero Girls” world. You can also check out the first two episodes of “DC Super Hero Girls,” which feature Harley Quinn and Wonder Woman.
Slated to premiere this spring, the 44-minute “DC Super Hero Girls” special will air this spring on Boomerang. In addition to the extended special, “DC Super Hero Girls” digital animated shorts will be available on Cartoon Network’s CN App. Warner Bros. Home Entertainment’s series of “DC Super Hero Girls” made-for-videos will also release later this year.