Fans of the upcoming video game Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League should know that there will be a prequel limited series comic called Suicide Squad: Kill Arkham Asylum, where fans can learn how Task Force X built the roster that’s going to take on the World’s Greatest Super Heroes.
The five-issue limited series follows Amanda Waller as she whips Arkham into the most secure facility Gotham City has ever seen using her unique brand of brute force tactics combined with no mercy methods. Though she’s not doing it out of the “goodness” in her heart. No, Arkham has very special inmates, and Amanda is on the hunt for the best of the best to join her new Task Force X to bring on the most brutal, intelligent, and strongest recruits into the fold.
With a debut issue written by John Layman (Batman Eternal, Detective Comics), art by Jesús Hervás (Are You Afraid of Darkseid?), and Dan Panosian creating the main cover. There are also variant covers by Ariel Olivetti, a 1:25 ratio variant cover by Kyle Hotz, a 1:50 ratio variant cover by Steve Beach and a 1:100 ratio variant cover by David Nakayama.
Suicide Squad: Kill the Justice League, the original genre-bending third-person action-adventure shooter, allows players to take control of Harley Quinn (a.k.a. Dr. Harleen Quinzel), Deadshot (a.k.a. Floyd Lawton), Captain Boomerang (a.k.a. Digger Harkness), and King Shark (a.k.a. Nanaue) for a mission impossible that involves saving the world by taking down the Justice League. The game drops worldwide on May 26th for Playstation 5, Xbox Series X|S, and PC.
Each physical issue of Suicide Squad: Kill Arkham Asylum will likewise, include a digital code for a free in-game cosmetic item. Annual and Ultra paying subscribers to the DC Universe Infinite digital subscription platform will also get the code with each issue. Then, on May 30th, Suicide Squad: Kill Arkham Asylum #1 hits the shelves and participating digital platforms.