After the announcement of Justice League: No Justice, DC Comics, and Scott Snyder are coming out swinging this June with an all-new relaunch of the iconic series of DC’s greatest heroes. Premiering with Justice League #1, the title continue’s bi-weekly with artists Jim Cheung and Jorge Jiménez!
Scott Snyder, well known writer of the new 52 Batman series as well as the soon to be concluded Dark Nights: Metal, has been given the opportunity to enter the hall of fame so to speak with greats such as Christopher Preist, Grant Morrison, and many others who have gotten the opportunity to tell fantastic tales of the Justice League. Beginning June 6th with an all-new #1, Justice League “is launched into a mystery that will draw out their most terrible foes…in ways our heroes couldn’t possibly imagine! In this debut issue, Martian Manhunter struggles to protect the team from an incoming threat that will shatter the world as they know it, while a familiar face strikes out on a dark path…” says DC.
“I am extremely honored, and happy, to be able to launch JUSTICE LEAGUE with Scott and Jorge,” says Cheung about headlining the new series. “It has been many years since I’ve had the pleasure of working at DC, but when Scott first mentioned this opportunity, I knew I couldn’t say no. His energy and excitement has been infectious, and I can’t wait to share what we have in store! I can’t think of a more perfect book to return to DC on! These characters are ones that I grew up loving, and the prospect of being able to leave my mark on them, leaves me thrilled.”
The two weeks later we have the release of Justice League #1 drawn by Jorge Jimenez where according to DC, “the League is faced with an impossible decision…and now they must face the consequences! While Martian Manhunter and Batman attempt to recruit an old ally back into the fold, The Flash and Hawkgirl are blindsided by new challenges that could rewrite their mythologies!”.
“Justice League has been the golden ring for me since I came to DC,” says Snyder. “The story I have planned is something I’ve been building towards through DARK NIGHTS: METAL and I can’t wait to tell it in the biggest way possible. And to have mega star Jim Cheung as one partner, and rising superstar Jorge Jimenez as my other partner, I’m just thrilled to get to work!”
“Working on JUSTICE LEAGUE is probably the most exciting opportunity I’ve ever had in my career,” says Jiménez. “I feel more than ever that this is my moment! I have in my hands a script written by the incredible Scott Snyder starring most important DC characters–Superman, Wonder Woman, and Batman! Even better, I have the hyper-mega-talented Jim Cheung beside me! I can’t ask for more!”
Jimenez adds, “One last thing for my friends, family and fans, Quiero aprovechar para decir que el colorista Alejandro Sanchez es tan importante como el que más en este equipo LIGA DE LA JUSTICIA. ¡Tenemos entre manos a los mejores personajes del mundo del cómic! y prometo que daremos nuestro máximo esfuerzo para que luzcan lo más frescos, dinámicos y atractivos que podamos!” Which translates to, “I want to take the opportunity to say that the colorist Alejandro Sanchez is as important as the one in this team LEAGUE OF JUSTICE. We have the best characters in the comic book world! and I promise that we will give our best effort so that they look as fresh, dynamic and attractive as we can! ”
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