The powerful Monica will come face to face with Superman. The cerebral Cebolinha will have the company of the “greatest detective in the world”, Batman.
Thus, by surprise, at the São Paulo International Book Biennial, Mauricio de Sousa, the publisher Panini and DC Entertainment announced an unprecedented partnership, with the crossover between the characters of Turma da Mônica and the heroes and supervillains of the publisher DC Comics.
The meeting between the characters will be in the December editions of the magazines Mônica, Cebolinha, Cascão, Magali, Chico Bento and Turma da Mônica – Turma da Mônica Jovem will also have its December and January editions dedicated to the meeting.
According to the statement published by Panini, the iconic characters of Mauricio de Sousa will meet with superheroes like Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Green Lantern and Aquaman, as well as villains such as Joker and Catwoman.
“For almost 60 years, my comics have entertained many generations of Brazilian readers. Now, all of them, like me, will enjoy this very special moment: the crossover of Mônica and her friends with the superheroes of DC Comics ”, said Mauricio de Sousa, in the statement.
The lines of the magazines will be designed by Mauricio de Sousa Produções – the scripts will be written by the companies in partnership.
“If you thought it was impossible to mix the universe of the Limoeiro neighborhood with the atmospheres of Metropolis, Gotham City and Paradise Island, get ready for the big surprise that is coming in our publications”, comments Marco M. Lupoi, director of Panini Group publications.
Crazy Boy Crossover
At the same Bienal do Livro in São Paulo, Mauricio de Sousa launched another crossover, this time with the characters of Ziraldo, Menino Maluquinho. Their book, together, is called MMMMM – Mônica and Menino Maluquinho na Montanha Mágica. A stunning story created by Manuel Filho and illustrated by the two artists that will be launched today, with an autograph session that promises long lines.
Monica’s gang will win crossover with the Crazy Boy