The Silencer is one of the DC Universe s deadliest assassins and you ve never heard of her, until now! The Silencer Vol. 1 is part of The New Age of Heroes, a bold new line of comics starring a thrilling array of heroes. Super-strong, highly trained, armed with devastating and stealthy metahuman abilities, the Silencer is virtually invincible. Or at least she was. After decades as Leviathan s chief assassin, Honor Guest put in her time and managed to get out with her skin intact. Now she lives a normal life with a normal family in a normal house on a normal street. But the past has come back to haunt her in the form of her old employer and a deadly new mission and Talia al Ghul won t take no for an answer. From the juggernaut creative team of Dan Abnett (Aquaman, Infinite Crisis) and John Romita Jr. (Superman, All-Star Batman), The Silencer Vol. 1 introduces a fierce metahuman into the DCU and follows her journey as she attempts to escape her sinister past. Collects issues #1-6. In the New Age of Heroes, the DCU expands as DC introduces a bold new line of comics starring a thrilling array of heroes some you know, some you may have glimpsed in the pages of Dark Nights: Metal. They embody a spirit of epic, adventurous bravery the kind you may remember from another era, but updated in an exciting way for today. Illustrated by DC s Master Class of artists, including legendary names like Jim Lee, Andy Kubert, John Romita Jr., Ivan Reis, Tony S. Daniel and others, these new series are great entry points for new readers and a welcome addition for long-time fans of the DC library.
Dan Abnett lives and works in Maidstone, Kent. After graduating from Oxford, he worked for a while as an editor of comics and children s books before turning to writing full time. In the dozen or so years since then, he has written for such a diverse range of characters including Scooby-Doo, Thunderbirds, Conan the Barbarian, The X-Men, Johnny Bravo, Batman, Rupert the Bear, Doctor Who, Mr. Men, The Terminator and Postman Pat that he is now clinically bewildered. He created the popular series Sinister Dexter, which he continues to write, along with other strips, for 2000 AD, and is currently writing Aquaman and Titans for DC Comics as part of DC Universe Rebirth.