Following a well earned six-issue break, artist JH Williams III returns to DC Comics' Batwoman series with this week's issue #12. Also the series' co-writer (with W. Haden Blackman), Williams' work with colorist Dave Stewart and letterer Todd Klein has made Batwoman the visual standout of DC's New 52 line and a great exemplar of female superheroism,

so it's pretty cool that for the book's one-year anniversary the team is bringing in an auspicious guest-star: Wonder Woman. The storyline, "To Drown the World," is a nonlinear affair that finds the Amazon princess in pursuit of a supernatural cult, something readers know Batwoman has a lot of experience with. Basically, if you dig Batwoman and Wonder Woman, it probably can't look better than what begins in issue #12. Take a sneak peek below.

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• J.H. WILLIAMS III returns as artist on this new story!

• An adventure of epic proportions begins here, with BATWOMAN and the werebeast zealot, ABBOTT, hot on the trail of the urban legend BLOODY MARY. The trail leads to a twisted carnival and an abandoned HALL OF MIRRORS, where they face nightmarish versions of themselves...

• Batwoman seeks an unexpected ally: WONDER WOMAN!

Batwoman #12 goes on sale this Wednesday in finer comics shops and digitally via comiXology.