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Zatanna 14 (Comic Book)
|Zatanna 14 (Comic Book)|
Cover of Zatanna Issue 14
|Story code||Teens Plus|
|First publication||June 22, 2011|
Zatanna is a comic book series published by DC Comics. The title character Zatanna's powers are grounded in magic and the supernatural. As such, her series reflects this point of her existence and she does battle with other supernatural beings.
In the 14th issue of the series, subtitled Wingman and released on June 22, 2011, a yuki-onna battled Zatanna. This event is completed within the issue, known as a one-shot event. The summary of the issue is not consistent with the actual events of the issue.
- Title: Zatanna
- Issue: 14
- Colorist: Richard Horie, Adam Hughes
- Inker: Jonathan Sibal, John Dell
- Letterer: DC Lettering
- Penciller: Travis Moore, Jamal Igle
- Written by: Adam Beechen
- Publisher: DC Comics
- Rating: Teens Plus
- Release Date: June 22, 2011
Zatanna’s struggle against Brother Night forces the Maid of Magic to reach into the darkest places for a mystic edge in battle. But now that she’s fighting as dirty as Night, will Zatanna’s own soul be lost in the process?
The succubus in this issue is not the classical version of one, but is instead a yuki-onna. She is however not portrayed as those beings are in Japanese legends. In this case she acts to seduce men in a nightclub and then drain them. The yuki-onna encounters Zatanna and her cousin, ensnares Zachery in her tentacles, and Zatanna must battle her.
While her human form is highly sexual in nature, being that of a raven haired woman, her true form retains aspects of it, but is nothing like the classical Succubus form or that of a yuki-onna. In the end, the yuki-onna is defeated and vanishes with no explanation.