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Zatanna Recommended Reading: What to Read with the most famous Magician of the DC Universe?

There are a lot of characters in the DC Universe (in the Marvel one too) and it’s not always easy to track them down when they are not the star of their own ongoing series. I just got reminded of that when I started to find some good reads with Zatanna. She appeared in a lot of stories over the years, but rarely as the star of the show. So I made a list of the stories what to read with her. But first…

Who is Zatanna?

Created by Julius Schwartz, Gardner Fox and Murphy Anderson, Zatanna first appeared in Hawkman #4 (published in November 1964).

Zatanna is known to be a stage illusionist as well as an actual magician, like her father Giovanni Zatara. She’s controlling her powers by speaking the words of her incantations spelled backwards.

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Night of the Monster Men Reading Order: A Guide to the Batman mini-event

  • Fabien 

After The Lazarus Contract, I’d like to go back to another mini-event from DC. I quite like the way they’re cross-promote their series. It gives a cohesive vision to the DC Universe. In that case, to the batfamily world.

What is the Night of the Monster Men?

Night of the Monster Men is the first crossover of the ‘Rebirth’ – an interesting fact I think, for some reason. It’s a six-issue storyline from the pages of Batman, Detective Comics and Nightwing.

Written by Steve Orlando with Tom King (on Batman), James Tynion IV (on Detective Comics) and Tim Seeley (on Nightwing), the story began with a huge storm approaching Gotham City. Batman, Batwoman and Nightwing try and prepare for the worst, but they didn’t see coming enormous monsters rampaging through the streets! Batman will need all of his allies to unite in order to stop these mad science monsters from tearing their city apart!

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