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Gail Simone on tap for Marvel's new Domino series tie-in with Deadpool 2

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Jan 6, 2018

Ryan Reynolds' Merc With a Mouth is set to assault audiences in Deadpool 2 starting on June 1, but loyal fans will be able to get a head start on the sequel by snagging a copy of Marvel's new Domino comic series starting this spring.

Domino, the luck-manipulating mutant, will be played by Zazie Beetz in the feature and is an integral part of the plot for director Rob Leitch's Deadpool follow-up. Written by Gail Simone (Wonder Woman, Wonder Woman/Conan) and matched with cover art by Greg Land (Weapon X), this comic will be a hot product when it eventually hits in April, so make sure you add it to your pull list. At this time, no interior artist has been officially announced.

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“My favorite characters are always the unpredictable ones, and with Domino, you literally never know which way the dice are going to roll,” Simone revealed in a Marvel press statement. “I love her, and I can’t wait to show her best bad side!”

Here's a peek at co-creator Rob Leifeld's first sketch of the character that first debuted back in 1991 with the foul-mouthed, chimichanga-munching Deadpool. There are some subtle changes in the mercenary's appearance, but the spirit of the character still shines through in the initial stills released by Marvel.

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Marvel's Domino #1 stalks comic shops and online retailers on April 11. 

(Via THR)