The Boys writer/co-creator Garth Ennis is bringing his ultra-violent, sinister satirical sensibilities to DC’s own gun-toting vigilante Peacemaker with artist Gary Brown in a January shot titled Peacemaker: Disturbing the Peace.
In a bid to bridge the gap for fans of John Cena’s performance as the Peacemaker in the recent The Suicide Squad movie ahead of his HBO Max spin-off show Peacemaker, Disturbing the Peace has taken on the Peacemaker’s comic book origins in Brutal Made through the lens of an appointment amid vigilance. and team psychiatrist for Task Force X.
However, as the DC announcement suggests, the encounter may be about the peacemaker’s own operatives shaping up as it is the leaders of the so-called Suicide Squad who are trying to gain control of their latest originator’s psyche.
For those unfamiliar with the long, awkward comic book history of Peacemaker (which dates back to the ’60s), the character actually debuted at Charlton Comics before the publisher went extinct and their heroes were bought by DC. Since coming to the DC Universe in the ’80s, the Peacemaker’s violent path toward peace and its twisted approach to the accompanying psychosis have formed the basis of her character—and even inspired the Watchmen comedian.
Here’s a gallery of the cover and interior pages from Peacemaker: Disturbing the Peace #1:
As for Garth Ennis, his creative resume almost speaks for itself as the basis for why he’s a perfect fit for a writer looking to bring Peacemaker’s origins to the modern DC Universe. In addition to his aforementioned fan-favorite, critically acclaimed Punisher run, Ennis is also known for creating DC’s Preacher, as well as his run on Hellblazer — and of course as co-creator of the comic that is currently on Amazon Prime. forms the basis of. Streaming show The Boys.
Peacemaker: Disturbing the Peace #1 is due January 25, 2022, featuring covers by Gary Brown, Amanda Conner, Juan Ferreira and Ryan Brown. Stay tuned to Newsrama for DC’s full January 2022 requests coming later this month.
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