On Sale Date: December 14, 2021
ISBN 9780593178348, 0593178343
Trade Paperback | 352 pages
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DC Icons continues with the first-ever YA origin story of superhero Black Canary, from the internationally bestselling author Alexandra Monir. In this thrilling novel, Dinah Lance’s voice is her weapon. And in a near-future world where women have no rights, she won’t hesitate to use everything she has—including her song—to fight back.
Dinah Lance was eight years old when she overheard the impossible: the sound of a girl singing. It was something she was never meant to hear—not in her lifetime and not in Gotham City, taken over by the vicious, patriarchal Court of Owls. The sinister organization rules Gotham City as a dictatorship and has stripped women of everything—their right to work, to make music, to learn, to be free.
Now seventeen, Dinah can’t forget that haunting sound, and she’s beginning to discover that her own voice is just as powerful. But singing is forbidden—a one-way ticket to Arkham Asylum. Fighting to balance her father’s desire to keep her safe, a blossoming romance with mysterious new student Oliver Queen, and her own need to help other women and girls rise up, Dinah wonders if her song will finally be heard. And will her voice be powerful enough to destroy the Court of Owls once and for all?
Story Locale: Near-future Gotham City
Series Overview: DC ICONS SERIES:
August 2017: Wonder Woman by Leigh Bardugo; Paperback March 2019
January 2018: Batman by Marie Lu; Paperback March 2019
August 2018: Catwoman by Sarah J. Maas; Paperback August 2019
March 2019: Superman by Matt de la Peña; Paperback March 2020
December 2020: Black Canary by Alexandra Monir; Paperback November 2021
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