Suicide Squad: Kill Arkham Asylum – Task Force X Takes On Arkham’s Most Dangerous Criminals in the Official Prequel to Warner Bros. Games, Rocksteady Studios, and DC’s Highly Anticipated Video Game Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League
Five-Issue Limited Series Available in Comic Book Shops and Participating Digital Platforms Tuesday, May 30; Also Available Day and Date in Spain, Germany, Italy, and Brazil, and Free to Paying Annual and Ultra DC UNIVERSE INFINITE Subscribers
Each Print and DC UNIVERSE INFINITE Issue for Paying Annual and Ultra Subscribers Includes a Digital Code for a Free In-Game Cosmetic Item
BURBANK, CA (February 17, 2023) – Before the Suicide Squad takes on the World’s Greatest Super Heroes in Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, find out how this Task Force X roster came together in Suicide Squad: Kill Arkham Asylum, the official prequel limited series to the highly anticipated video game from Warner Bros. Games, Rocksteady Studios, and DC.
In this five-issue limited series, Amanda Waller has taken control of the recently rebuilt Arkham Asylum, and her brutal tactics and merciless methods have led to the most secure facility Gotham City has ever seen. But remember that this is Amanda Waller, and she’s always got an angle. Arkham is part of her latest “recruitment drive,” and she’s looking for the strongest, smartest, and most brutal inmates in the asylum to serve her as new members of Task Force X.
Each print issue of Suicide Squad: Kill Arkham Asylum will feature a digital code for a free in-game cosmetic item. Both Annual and Ultra paying subscribers to the DC UNIVERSE INFINITE digital subscription platform will also receive the code with each issue;for more information and a free trial, visit the website at www.dcuniverseinfinite.com. Terms apply. DC UNIVERSE INFINITE is not available in all territories and is not intended for children.
The debut issue is written by John Layman (Batman Eternal, Detective Comics, Image Comics’ Chew) with art by Jesús Hervás (Are You Afraid of Darkseid?). Dan Panosian provides the main cover, with an open-to-buy variant cover by Ariel Olivetti plus a 1:25 ratio variant cover by Kyle Hotz, a 1:50 ratio variant cover by Steve Beach, and a 1:100 ratio variant cover by David Nakayama. See your local comic book shop for details and preordering.
Suicide Squad: Kill Arkham Asylum #1 (of 5) arrives in comic book shops and participating digital platforms Tuesday, May 30. Each issue will also be available day and date in the following international territories: Italy, Germany, Spain, and Brazil. For the latest information on Amanda Waller, the Suicide Squad, and the World’s Greatest Super Heroes, visit the DC website at www.dc.com, and follow @DCComics and @thedcnation on social media.
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League is an original genre-defying third-person action-adventure shooter in which players take on the roles of Harley Quinn (a.k.a. Dr. Harleen Quinzel), Deadshot (a.k.a. Floyd Lawton), Captain Boomerang (a.k.a. Digger Harkness), and King Shark (a.k.a. Nanaue) in a seemingly impossible mission to save the world by taking down the World’s Greatest DC Super Heroes, the Justice League. The game will be available worldwide for PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC on May 26. To learn more, visit suicidesquadgame.com or join the community conversation on Twitter (SuicideSquadRS), Instagram (SuicideSquadRS), YouTube (SuicideSquadRS), Twitch (Rocksteady), Facebook (SuicideSquadRocksteady), and Discord (SuicideSquadRS).
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