DC Formally Debuts the Doom Patrol’s Beast Woman

Beast Woman formally makes her first look in DC’s new Doom Patrol collection.

Written by Dennis Culver and drawn by Chris Burnham, a preview of Unstoppable Doom Patrol #1 introduces readers to Beast Woman, a brand new hero whose energy set seems to vary from Beast Boy. Also called Changeling, Beast Boy was created by author Arnold Drake and artist Bob Brown in 1965’s Doom Patrol #99, and possesses the power to shape-shift into numerous animals. Whereas speaking to Elasti-Lady within the preview, Beast Woman says, “I might use my powers to set off their fight-or-flight instincts,” indicating that her talents are extra psychological versus bodily.


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  • Written by DENNIS CULVER
  • Artwork and canopy by CHRIS BURNHAM
  • $3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card inventory)

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Beast Woman does have an animal-like look, nonetheless, sporting purple fur, horns, a bushy tail and elongated ears. Throughout an unique interview with CBR, Burnham mentioned of the newcomer, “I like drawing Beast Woman. I like drawing cute little characters, so she’s certainly one of my favorites to attract.” Beast Woman is certainly one of a number of new heroes becoming a member of the Doom Patrol for this miniseries, others together with Psilcybin, the Worm and Degenerate, who Burnham has labeled probably the most tough to attract because of his spiky design.

A minimum of for the miniseries’ first subject, the preview highlights that the Doom Patrol’s essential roster contains Beast Woman, Robotman, Adverse Man, Elasti-Lady and The Chief, certainly one of Loopy Jane’s alternate identities. Unstoppable Doom Patrol spins out of Lazarus Planet: Darkish Destiny #1’s “Storm Broken” story by Culver and Burnham, which revealed that The Chief now leads the Doom Patrol as a substitute of Niles Caulder. Within the new collection, the workforce has adopted the mission of “Saving the world by saving the monsters,” rescuing these in want and giving them a house throughout the Doom Patrol’s new headquarters, the Shelter.

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Unstoppable Doom Patrol was set to final solely six points, and though it has already obtained a further bonus subject, Culver informed CBR that deliberate future arcs and getting the collection prolonged is determined by pre-orders. It appears that is the case with different slated Daybreak of DC miniseries as effectively, such because the upcoming Inexperienced Arrow collection written by Joshua Williamson and drawn by Sean Izaakse. The Inexperienced Arrow artist informed followers on-line, “Certain it is a six subject collection. BUT pre-orders can change that.” Different Daybreak of DC miniseries introduced as of writing embrace Cyborg, Spirit World, The Vigil, Metropolis Boy and Steelworks.

Together with Culver and Burnham, Unstoppable Doom Patrol #1 is coloured by Brian Reber and lettered by Pat Brosseau. Primary cowl artwork for the difficulty is by Burnham and Nick Filardi, with variant cowl paintings contributed to by Nathan Szerdy, Culver, Reber and Burnham. The difficulty goes on sale March 28 from DC Comics.

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