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Comic Book / Domino (Marvel Comics)

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The cover to Domino vol 3 #1.

The Marvel Comics character of Domino has had three self-titled books so far:

Domino Vol 1 (1997) is a three-issue mini-series written by Ben Raab, with art by David Perrin. It concerns Domino trying to find and rescue Milo Thurman, her former husband, but she has to battle Lady Deathstrike first.

Domino Vol 2 (2003) is a four-issue mini-series written by Joe Pruett and Brian Stelfreeze, with art by Stelfreeze. It's about Domino trying to find her mother and the conspiracy that's set in stopping her.

Domino Vol 3 (2018–2019) is a series written by Gail Simone, with art by David Baldeón. Domino now has her own crew of badass women — the Posse! With Outlaw and Diamondback, she takes jobs that none of them can do alone. But when a mysterious woman named Topaz shows up on her birthday to kill her and somehow causes her luck powers to go haywire, she'll need their help just to stay alive. The series lasted ten issues and one annual. It led into the mini-series Domino: Hotshots.

    Volume 1 

    Volume 2 
  • Arc Welding: Project: Armageddon, first mentioned way back in X-Men #96, is now tied into Domino's origin.
  • Call-Back: It's revealed that Domino's mother is named Beatrice, which is the name Domino was going by in the first volume.
  • Driven to Suicide: Domino's brother Lazarus does this unwittingly: he can manipulate the emotions of those around him, causing a blissful effect, but once he's gone, the affected fall into a deep despair and kill themselves. Domino and Lazarus's mother found this so dangerous that she's been trying to find and kill him.
  • Long-Lost Relative: Lazarus, Domino's long-lost brother. He has the same eye tattoo she has.
  • Missing Mom: The entire volume is about Domino trying to figure out what happened to hers.
  • Offing the Offspring: Beatrice, Domino's mother, has been trying to kill Lazarus, her son, and Domino's brother, due to his highly dangerous power.
  • Uncertain Doom: The last we see of Beatrice, Domino's mother, is her taking Lazarus with a blade in her hand, implying that she is going to kill him.

    Volume 3 
  • Amazon Brigade: The Posse, consisting of Domino, Outlaw, and Diamondback. In Hotshots, they add even more members, including Black Widow, White Fox, and Atlas Bear.
  • Big Bad: Prototype, another mutant who was experimented on by Project Armageddon. However, it turned out that Domino's good luck resulted in his bad luck, causing his life to be hell. When he finally figures out a way to reverse it, he decides to make her life hell, even though she never even knew he existed.
  • Boxing Lessons for Superman: Domino decides she needs actual fighting lessons, since she can't rely on her luck powers anymore. So she goes to the best fighter in the Marvel universe: Shang-Chi.
  • Clairvoyance: Atlas Bear can see the future.
  • Eating the Eye Candy: Neena loves watching a shirtless Shang-Chi.
  • Living MacGuffin: The second story arc begins with Domino and the Posse being hired to deliver a box, but Domino decides she needs to know what's in the box. It turns out to be Morbius the Living Vampire.
  • Precious Puppy: For Domino's birthday, her friends get a pug with a similar black birthmark over his eye. He's so cute that Domino can't turn him down. She names him Pip.

Alternative Title(s): Domino