Aquaman, Black Manta, and DC's Year of the Villain

Jim Dandy Aug 21, 2019

Kelly Sue DeConnick told us what to expect from Aquaman and Black Manta during DC's Year of the Villain event.

Kelly Sue DeConnick is a pretty big deal. Her creator-owned work has won her, among other accolades, a Hugo nomination and a British Fantasy Award win for Bitch Planet, the brutal political satire exploitation book she did with Taki Soma and Valentine De Leandro; and an Eisner nomination with Emma Rios for the staggeringly beautiful mythic western, Pretty Deadly. But it’s her work with Carol Danvers that you’re most likely familiar with. Her time writing Captain Marvel made the character one of the biggest superheroes in comics, and paved the way for Carol’s absurdly successful film earlier this year.

So when she made the jump to DC, it was the sign of a massive change for the line. DeConnick took over as writer on
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