EXCLUSIVE: WORLDS' FINEST #6 4-Page Preview

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Posted by No_Name_ (17403 posts) - - Show Bio

One of the criticisms readers of WORLDS' FINEST have had about the series is that five issues in (if you don't count the zero issue), the series has felt disconnected from the rest of the DC Universe. The main reason for this is the fact that the two central characters of the book, Power Girl and The Huntress, haven't really had a lot of interaction with other DC characters. The release of the series' sixth issue, however, is going to change all of that.

Next Wednesday, November 7th, Damian Wayne will face his "sister," Helena Wayne, The Huntress in WORLDS' FINEST. Their encounter has the ability to bring The Huntress' character into the "Bat Family" fold, but will it? Or will this "sibling rivalry" be a one-shot deal? We will have to wait and see. Check out the exclusive preview of the upcoming issue provided by DC Comics, below, and let us know if you will be picking up this comic book next week.

• What happens when Huntress, the former Robin of Earth 2, meets Damian? The same thing that happens when anyone meets Damian: a massive fight!

• Huntress has managed to keep her true identity on this Earth a secret so far, but with Damian on her trail, can the world’s greatest detective be far behind?

Written by: Paul Levitz

Art by: Kevin Maguire, George Pérez, and Scott Koblish

Cover by: Kevin Maguire

Variant Cover by: Kevin Maguire

Page Count: 32

U.S. Price: 2.99

On Sale Date: Nov 7 2012

== TEASER ==
#1 Posted by cameron83 (7203 posts) - - Show Bio

cool,I like it and want to see this.But the art kinda affects huntress,but not in a real significant way

#2 Posted by TheCrowbar (4286 posts) - - Show Bio

@Babs: I hope Damian kicks the crap out of her. Though my question for you, is how do you get Exclusive previews like this? Especially for a series so poorly reviewed.

#3 Posted by HexThis (898 posts) - - Show Bio

Ridiculous.

#4 Posted by Mercy_ (92685 posts) - - Show Bio

ehhh

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#5 Posted by The_Soverighn (1813 posts) - - Show Bio

MEH WORTH 3 BUCKS

#6 Posted by Ironhawk22 (320 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks good, didn't pick up #5 as it seemed worthless, but this looks good. It seems like whenever Kevin Maguire does art it brings out the best in Levitz's writing.

#7 Posted by Fhiz (480 posts) - - Show Bio

This book is like an abusive relationship. I keep wanting to drop it, it's so tediously boring, and nothing ever really happens with it... then it pulls me back in with this, when I know I'm only going to get hurt again.

#8 Posted by Barubal10 (50 posts) - - Show Bio

Hmm. Helena actually begins interacting with the rest of the New 52 Universe. Might be a turning point.

#9 Posted by noj (1081 posts) - - Show Bio

I'll pick this up since Damian is one of my favorite characters in comics. Plus I would REALLY like to see him beat down Huntress. It has bothered me since I read the first issue that she's been stealing money from Bruce Wayne and her condescending tone in the preview really irks me. Though since Huntress is the main character she will likely get one over on Damian which will be a bit disappointing.

#10 Posted by r3d_rob1n (541 posts) - - Show Bio

If Bruce obtained a blood sample from Helena would it show that they are related?

Also, I hope Damian lays down the pain and doesn't fold simply cuz she is the main focus of this book.

#11 Posted by MadeinBangladesh (6653 posts) - - Show Bio

the book still sucks

#12 Posted by EnSabahNurX (2315 posts) - - Show Bio

@Fhiz said:

This book is like an abusive relationship. I keep wanting to drop it, it's so tediously boring, and nothing ever really happens with it... then it pulls me back in with this, when I know I'm only going to get hurt again.

bahahaha I'm oddly drawn to this book but i don't want to buy it anymore, an abusive relationship was the perfect comparison lol

#13 Posted by FoxxFireArt (3554 posts) - - Show Bio

Can't say I like the looks of that cover of showing Damian so violently striking Huntress.

It's really weird showing that he's so much her equal when she grew up with Batman and Catwoman is her mother. She should be tossing him around like a doll.

#14 Posted by BatBen9135 (63 posts) - - Show Bio

@FoxxFireArt: False, Damian was raised by Talia Al Ghul and the League of Assassins, he should be more than capable of kicking Huntress's butt, even if she was raised by Batman and Catwoman.

#15 Posted by KnightRise (4785 posts) - - Show Bio

And make her hook up with Dick Grayson.

Me would gusta

#16 Posted by JamDamage (1114 posts) - - Show Bio

Jesus I hate the fact that Damian is 10 years old. Any 10 year old in the world can not take the punch of an adult, let alone an adult crime fighter. It's oh such stupid shit.

#17 Edited by cameron83 (7203 posts) - - Show Bio

@JamDamage: Isn't he genetically enhanced

#18 Posted by Onemoreposter (4025 posts) - - Show Bio

This is a bad book, but I enjoy Damien. I'll give a one over in the shop and go from there....

#19 Posted by Mbecks14 (2068 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm excited about this issue, I haven't been reading since issue one, but I love Damian and I'm really interested to see him interact with Helena! And I really like the art.

I might pick this one up.

#20 Posted by takuy (17 posts) - - Show Bio

I really had hoped that Huntress' previous interaction with the Batfamily wasn't retconned out. She's been on Earth for a few years now...she can't have avoided all contact.

#21 Posted by Seafarinhare (58 posts) - - Show Bio

The frame with Damien hitting the computer with his staff looks pretty derpy. Also, I still don't like the idea that Huntress was Robin.

#22 Posted by fragmentmind (82 posts) - - Show Bio

@JamDamage said:

Jesus I hate the fact that Damian is 10 years old. Any 10 year old in the world can not take the punch of an adult, let alone an adult crime fighter. It's oh such stupid shit.

Relax, it's a comic book. Yes, it makes no sense. Yes, his muscles haven't even developed and Yes, he's 10. Beside, Helena might do something this issue.

#23 Posted by chipsnopotatoes (328 posts) - - Show Bio

I want to see the well adjusted kid kick the living crap out of spoiled test tube brat. Use the crossbow and make him a pin cushion!

#24 Posted by tahmidk (283 posts) - - Show Bio

When did damien start using a bo staff? i miss his sword... :(

#25 Posted by Dark_Vengeance_ (14595 posts) - - Show Bio

GO! Damian GO!

#26 Posted by Hastny (59 posts) - - Show Bio

God, this book really makes me miss Helena B.
#27 Posted by notarandomguy (316 posts) - - Show Bio

Maybe this might a nice pick up point (this or 0 issue), the first five were.... you know..

#28 Posted by Mucklefluga (2549 posts) - - Show Bio

Interesting.

#29 Posted by JCT45 (17 posts) - - Show Bio

wasn't the point of the reboot to make things LESS confusing ?

#30 Edited by sifodinson (7 posts) - - Show Bio

@chipsnopotatoes said:

I want to see the well adjusted kid kick the living crap out of spoiled test tube brat. Use the crossbow and make him a pin cushion!

This is What a Racist Sounds Like Whoa. lady

Helena Wayne, is not Bruce kid and she is a spoiled brat .. I HOPE SHE GOES BACK TO HER WORLD :D

#31 Edited by MaxSchreck (98 posts) - - Show Bio

@chipsnopotatoes

God , how I deteste hate posts like this ....reminds me of scans daily ...

Helena has stolen money from Bruce Wayne because in her world he is her dad and she thinks that is totally okay xD

If anyone deserves to get a beating it is her . Damian is merely protecting his families money...

Usually I dislike battles between superheroes , but in this case , I`ll make an exception . Go Damian !

#32 Posted by cagedleo730 (231 posts) - - Show Bio

@takuy said:

I really had hoped that Huntress' previous interaction with the Batfamily wasn't retconned out. She's been on Earth for a few years now...she can't have avoided all contact.

Unfortunately all the pre-Flashpoint Huntress stories are moot. This Huntress has made a deliberate effort to stay out of Gotham. The only time she drops by is to steal non-dad's money.

#33 Posted by Mezmero (921 posts) - - Show Bio

What is up with Damien's mouth in these panels? His upper lip is drawn with an odd curl to it. Is he suppose to be in snarl mode all the time? He looks a bit mentally challenged on that last page.

#34 Posted by sunhawk (550 posts) - - Show Bio

when do we get to see Powergirl punch Supergirl to Canada, blast her with heat vision, and then mock her for her less womanly figure?

#35 Posted by mtbmonkey (52 posts) - - Show Bio

I have been waiting for something to happen in this series, and no it is not the hole in the top of Power Girl's uniform. To me, Huntress has taken a back seat. She has almost become forgettable. The only memorable moments have been her tapping into Bruce's account. This has really bugged me. I know that she will have an encounter with Bruce over this and all will be forgiven.

Damian should thump on her a bit. I get that Huntress should take it to him, but Damian has put the boots to Jason and Tim. Both of these guys has been trained by Bruce

The New 52 Earth 2 universe has little to no continuity of the original Earth 2. If it did (for sake of this post), Earth 2 Batman was more detective heavy than fighter. I'm sure that E2 Batman had no training from the Assassin's Guild. Therefore, Helena would not be the same style fighter as Damian.

Lastly, I hope this is a turning point for this book. I have been wanting to cancel it for awhile. The stories have been incredibly boring. I keep hoping for more character development.

#36 Posted by RustyRoy (12018 posts) - - Show Bio

i thought she was on earth 2, i hope she is,if not Damian should kick her out of earth prime or whatever its called.

#37 Posted by SmashBrawler (5641 posts) - - Show Bio

@RustyRoy said:

i thought she was on earth 2, i hope she is,if not Damian should kick her out of earth prime or whatever its called.

She's from Earth 2 but was transported to Earth 0 when the Apokoliptian invasion happened. The same thing happened to Power Girl.

#38 Posted by RustyRoy (12018 posts) - - Show Bio

@SmashBrawler: thanks! Hope they go back to earth 2.

#39 Posted by takuy (17 posts) - - Show Bio

@cagedleo730: Which, ends up making this entire thing a load of crap. What happened with the Batman mythos not being touched? She's been an integral part of the Batman family since the Helena Bertinelli character was invented. They -should- have them know at least Helena Bertinelli as Huntress, not Helena Wayne. There's absolutely no way Batman would somehow disregard the existence of this crime fighter, especially when she's doing things to benefit Gotham (it's mentioned quite a lot early in the Huntress mini that she's stopping shipments from Italy to Gotham.)

#40 Posted by MaxSchreck (98 posts) - - Show Bio

@tahmidk:

Damian was trained by Dick in the use of the staff , but I guess he knew a technique or two before that . He probably just wanted to try this weapon out once .

#41 Posted by neiliusprime (254 posts) - - Show Bio

honestly the first story arc was very disappointing and terrible...Since this is the start of a new story which seems interesting, I will give it one last shot...just one....

#42 Posted by chipsnopotatoes (328 posts) - - Show Bio

@sifodinson said:

@chipsnopotatoes said:

I want to see the well adjusted kid kick the living crap out of spoiled test tube brat. Use the crossbow and make him a pin cushion!

This is What a Racist Sounds Like Whoa. lady

Helena Wayne, is not Bruce kid and she is a spoiled brat .. I HOPE SHE GOES BACK TO HER WORLD :D

Racist? Misogynist? Or just the garden variety "girls have cooties" fanboy? Take your pick.

Any case, still hoping that Helena gets to plant her boot on his face at least once in this issue.

#43 Edited by chipsnopotatoes (328 posts) - - Show Bio

@MaxSchreck said:

@chipsnopotatoes

God , how I deteste hate posts like this ....reminds me of scans daily ...

Helena has stolen money from Bruce Wayne because in her world he is her dad and she thinks that is totally okay xD

If anyone deserves to get a beating it is her . Damian is merely protecting his families money...

Usually I dislike battles between superheroes , but in this case , I`ll make an exception . Go Damian !

Oh please. Spare me the platitude. You seem to be selective in what you deem to be hate posts. Go check out the first page, buddy. As for that little Rosemary's baby, let's see Helena rub his nose in the pavement.

#44 Posted by MaxSchreck (98 posts) - - Show Bio

@chipsnopotatoes:

I wrote that I hate hate posts like this , not hate posts in general .

You insult the character and your post comes off overly agressive even when he does the right thing , stopping a potentially dangerous visitor from another dimension from stealing . Damian has every right there is to defeat Helena . The only reasons she might get away with stealing like a common crook could be that the writer favours her because she is the main character .They are going to team up after this issue anyway , so chill .Helena is going to be fine and probably not going to be humilated that much .

And I don`t dislike her (at least at this point) , but I`d love to see either Selina or Bruce come alive for a couple of hours to give the kyle brat a spanking for stealing xD That would be poetic justice . After all her mother went trough she should know better...But sadly , that would be too silly for mainstream comics xD

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#45 Posted by red_titan (156 posts) - - Show Bio

The title "Family Matters" was stolen from the Young Avengers series.

jk.

#46 Posted by chipsnopotatoes (328 posts) - - Show Bio

@MaxSchreck said:

@chipsnopotatoes:

I wrote that I hate hate posts like this , not hate posts in general .

You insult the character and your post comes off overly agressive even when he does the right thing , stopping a potentially dangerous visitor from another dimension from stealing . Damian has every right there is to defeat Helena . The only reasons she might get away with stealing like a common crook could be that the writer favours her because she is the main character .They are going to team up after this issue anyway , so chill .Helena is going to be fine and probably not going to be humilated that much .

And I don`t dislike her (at least at this point) , but I`d love to see either Selina or Bruce come alive for a couple of hours to give the kyle brat a spanking for stealing xD That would be poetic justice . After all her mother went trough she should know better...But sadly , that would be too silly for mainstream comics xD

.

Ah well. Then it's a good thing I don't give a rat's ass what you hate.

Does the right thing? Come now. Little demon tyke's a murderer. I don't really care for a team up. All I want to see is Helena smacking him around. He would look good with cement makeup.

#47 Edited by Jmacq1 (16 posts) - - Show Bio

For those talking about Helena Bertinelli's history with the Bat-Family...it hasn't necessarily been erased, but like many things with the new 52, it's confusing. Helena Wayne has basically stolen Helena Bertinelli's identity at some point, and the real Helena Bertinelli is believed to be dead. So basically: Helena B could have been the Huntress for a while, but is now "dead" and Helena Wayne has assumed that role relatively recently to my knowledge. That would leave the Bertinelli history about as intact as anything else in the new 52, but I think it's very clear by now that NO mythos has been completely untouched, though Green Lantern probably underwent the least changes overall (with Batman in second place with "a lot of the most recent stuff stayed, but a hell of a lot of retconning of past stuff has occurred).

Batman was definitely altered far more than advertised, though. Given that it's been made pretty clear DC has not freaking clue what they're doing with the New 52, that doesn't surprise me.

#48 Posted by LightningTiger2190 (106 posts) - - Show Bio

LOL Bruce pobably knows and allows Helena to do as she pleases.

#49 Posted by MaxSchreck (98 posts) - - Show Bio

@chipsnopotatoes:

I don`t really care that Damian has killed a couple of villains to be honest . I don`t see how that makes him unsympathetic when characters like Jason Todd or Wolverine can kill all the time and are fan favourites .

And yeah , stopping Helena from continuing to steal from Wayne Enterprises definately is the right thing to do .

#50 Edited by sifodinson (7 posts) - - Show Bio

@chipsnopotatoes said:

@MaxSchreck said:

@chipsnopotatoes:

I wrote that I hate hate posts like this , not hate posts in general .

You insult the character and your post comes off overly agressive even when he does the right thing , stopping a potentially dangerous visitor from another dimension from stealing . Damian has every right there is to defeat Helena . The only reasons she might get away with stealing like a common crook could be that the writer favours her because she is the main character .They are going to team up after this issue anyway , so chill .Helena is going to be fine and probably not going to be humilated that much .

And I don`t dislike her (at least at this point) , but I`d love to see either Selina or Bruce come alive for a couple of hours to give the kyle brat a spanking for stealing xD That would be poetic justice . After all her mother went trough she should know better...But sadly , that would be too silly for mainstream comics xD

.

Ah well. Then it's a good thing I don't give a rat's ass what you hate.

Does the right thing? Come now. Little demon tyke's a murderer. I don't really care for a team up. All I want to see is Helena smacking him around. He would look good with cement makeup.

SHE IS IS NOT A WAYNE :D.

People do realise that Helena Wayne and Damian Wayne aren't actually brother and sister right?

Their fathers were two completely different people.

I keep reading this “oh I hope she meets her brother” crap. No, just no. They’re not related. They’re from different planets in different universes. Even if their fathers are genetically identical, they’re still two separate people.

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