Writer Gail Simone made her name writing Deadpool for Marvel in the early 2000s but found greater success at DC and other publishers, writing titles like "Wonder Woman," "Batgirl" and "Secret Six."

But after almost 15 years away, she's back at Marvel with a new series starring another X-Men-adjacent character.

The publisher on Friday announced Simone would be writing "Domino," starring the former X-Force member and current member of Weapon X. A series artist was not announced, though a cover released with the announcement featured art by Greg Land.

The first issue is due out April 11.

Domino, real name Neena Thurman, first appeared in 1991's "New Mutants" #98 (the same issue that gave the world Deadpool), and was created by artist Rob Liefeld and writer Fabian Nicieza. Her mutant ability allows her to alter probability, and she has spent much of her career as a mercenary, often alongside X-Force founder Cable.

According to solicit text from Marvel, Domino has found herself on the wrong side of the Marvel Universe's merc community. Hunted by enemies, a danger to her friends and chased by the one man who hates her more than anything in the world, Domino must fight for her life against her biggest threat — herself.

“My favorite characters are always the unpredictable ones, and with Domino, you literally never know which way the dice are going to roll,” Simone said in comments provided by Marvel. “I love her, and I can't wait to show her best bad side!”

Domino will continue to appear alongside Wolverine, Sabretooth and the rest of the cast of "Weapon X" as well, series editor Chris Robinson said.

The character also is headed to the big screen this summer, appearing in June's "Deadpool 2," played by actress Zazie Beetz ("Atlanta").

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