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The breakout DC character Punchline returns with her own series written by Tini Howard

Punchline: The Gotham Game is coming from DC, Tini Howard

Punchline: The Gotham Game
Image credit: DC

One of DC's shining new characters of the past few years, Punchline, is re-appearing with her own comic book series this October. Punchline: The Gotham Game is a six-issue series debuting October 25 from writer Tini Howard (Catwoman, Excalibur, Knights of X) and her husband Blake Howard, along with artist Gleb Melnikov (Robin).

Tini Howard, Blake Howard, art by Glen Melnikov

Announced Friday at DC's Gotham Publishing panel at Comic-Con International: San Diego, Punchline: The Gotham Game is a spiritual continuation of the Punchline serial which ran through the recently-concluded Joker comib book series.

Check out several of the covers to Punchline: The Gotham Game #1 here:


And here is an unlettered, uncolored preview of Punchline: The Gotham Game #1:

Punchline: The Gotham Game #1 (of 6) goes on sale on October 25.

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