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Comic Cover Of The Week: JLA #1

(DC Comics-2015)

(DC Comics-2015)

New comics Wednesday is upon us once more, and counted amongst this week’s fantastic titles is the new JLA debut issue from superstar writer/artist Bryan Hitch. Hitch begins his run on DC’s most popular super team with a massive eight different cover variants! The above issue is the standard cover, plus there are seven other variants each depicting one of the JLA’s core team members, which piece together to form an epic panoramic battle scene. There is also an amazing 1:100 seven page fold out variant that contains all seven covers in a gatefold special edition.

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Plot Synopsis: The Justice League encounter an armada of aliens heading towards Earth who claim to be a peaceful religious tribe. But something sinister seems to be lurking within their ranks, something that may have ties to ancient Krypton!

Justice League Of America is available at your local comic book emporium right now. Written by: Bryan Hitch. Cover and interior art by: Bryan Hitch and Wade Von Grawbadger. Variant Covers by: Bryan Hitch and Howard Porter.

Bryan Hitch’s Justice League Of America #1 Will Feature Seven Interlocking Variant Covers

(DC Comics, 2015)

(DC Comics, 2015)

DC Comics have revealed the 7 interlocking variant covers by Bryan Hitch that will make up a panoramic scene from June’s new Justice League Of America #1. Superstar writer and artist, Bryan Hitch is going to be fully taking the reins of DC’s premier Super-team, serving as both writer and artist on the title.

With the 2 month epic crossover “Convergence” coming to a close, DC are adding new and fresh takes on popular characters and comic-series, with the star of the line up being Hitch’s take on the League. 24 new series will be added alongside 25 continuing titles, though the continuity established by the “New 52” reboot will continue.

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In an interview with USA Today, Hitch said that “It is a dream come true, the whole reason I have a passion for comics is because of these characters”

Justice League Of America #1 will be available from June 17.

It’s The Summer Of Love For DC Comics This June…

Comic-book love that is!  We are now just 2 short weeks away from the restructuring of the DC Universe, with 24 new ongoing titles to be added to the 25 most popular current comic series produced by DC. The “New 52” branding will be removed from the top of the comics from June, to usher in a new chapter for the World’s oldest and most prestigious producer of Superhero comics.

(DC Comics, 2015)

(DC Comics, 2015)

And there’s more, fellow fans of fantastic fiction, not only do we get 24 new kick-arse titles to enjoy, we also get the return of legendary comic-book creators, Garth Ennis and Bryan Hitch to the DC Universe, who alongside new recruit and one time Marvel mainstay John Romita Jr, will help pave the way to an even more expanded, inclusive and accessible take on the World’s mightiest mortals.

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So if you have been hesitant of dipping your toes in DC’s sea of titles, because of lore heavy decades of story-telling, June will be the perfect time to start your collection. Plus with the plethora of absolutely amazing television shows based on DC characters such as Arrow, The Flash, Constantine and upcoming new shows like Supergirl, not to mention next years Batman v Superman and Suicide Squad movies, it’s never been a better time to become a DC superfan. Welcome aboard everyone, next stop… Amazing Comics!