Justice League: Origin is the first 'proper' graphic novel I ever read (following the video-game lead in Batman: Arkham City) and I absolutely loved it. I don't really have any complaints about the story itself, and most of the characters are well written. In February 2015, it was announced that following the Convergence storyline in May, the New 52 branding would not be used anymore, although the continuity of the New 52 would continue. Diggle had previously signed as ongoing writer of Action Comics starting with issue #19, following Grant Morrison's run on the title. Dan DiDio stated, "In this new era of storytelling, story will trump continuity as we continue to empower creators to tell the best stories".[107]. "Young Justice" – These titles featured teenaged characters and superhero teams. These guys are business. (Justice League (2011) (Collected Editions) #4), Justice League (2011) (Collected Editions) #4, Justice League (2011) (Single Issues) #18-23, Danielle The Book Huntress (Back to the Books), Justice League (2011) (Collected Editions), Billy Jensen's Favorite Fictional Citizen Detectives. The first half was alright. Confession time: As of the moment I’m writing this, I have not actually read volumes 1-3 of this series. Sinestro was depicted as having returned recently to the Green Lantern Corps, where he became a villain again. "[143], A number of editorial controversies emerged in the wake of The New 52, prompting Topless Robot, a genre website owned by The Village Voice, to publish an article in September 2013, "The Eight Biggest DC Creative Screw-Ups Since the New 52 Began". And I love how poor Cyborg (via the Grid) becomes a proxy for this rising cadre of vicious psychopaths from Earth 3 (who we all get to love and loathe in Forever Evil). [9] In addition, the Third Wave of titles was announced: Talon, Sword of Sorcery, Phantom Stranger, and Team 7. [51] DC also announced that 20 titles being published in February 2014 would feature steampunk-inspired cover variants. [7] The new titles were dubbed the Second Wave: Dial H, Earth 2, G.I. He attended Michigan State University, where he earned a degree in Media Arts and Film. On July 16, 2013, DC announced Harley Quinn, the third and last title of the Sixth Wave, which began publication in November 2013. Amanda Waller and led by A.R.G.U.S. I'm not sure I remember ever being quite so wowed by him before. Parademons are scattered on the Earth causing trouble. I love Cyborg, and his origin is very nicely told here. Shame, DC, shame. Just a moment while we sign you in to your Goodreads account. Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. So when you read the story, there's a huge jump from one issue to the next. Yay! And the longer it goes on, the more it has stretched credibility. [157], In March 2013, both Andy Diggle and Joshua Hale Fialkov announced that they would be leaving their writing duties at DC Comics. ", "IT'S A CHRISTMAS MIRACLE! Refresh and try again. If you’ve always wondered what the DC Universe would look like had it been invented by contemporary fan favorites Geoff Johns and Jim Lee, here’s your answer: our heroes would have bigger muscles and get more opportunities to show them off on splash pages. While some of them may have new faces and/or costumes, I pretty much know who all the main characters are. [74] It was also revealed that 22 titles published in August 2014 would feature "DC Universe Selfie" variant covers, focusing on the popular trend of taking selfies. : 'Justice League of America' #1 Triumphs with 52 State Variants, Plus More News", "DC Comics' FULL March 2013 Solicitations", "The NEW 48? [18], Starting with titles released on January 28, 2013, all printed New 52 publications featured advertisements for the fictional news channel, Channel 52. – DC COMICS REHIRES GAIL SIMONE FOR BATGIRL", "Diggle Leaves Action Comics, Daniel Takes Over Scripting Duties", "Joshua Fialkov Exits Green Lantern Corps, Red Lanterns", "JH WILLIAMS III & W. 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[114], Columnist Heidi MacDonald stated that while the market share comparisons are correct, the sales figures for single issue books do not take into account the fact that returnable comics are downgraded by approximately 10%, and that DC's sales are about that amount lower than the actual sales, in order to allow for potential returns. Let us know what’s wrong with this preview of, Published Really. View full history. Oh sweet! He attended Michigan State University, where he earned a degree in Media Arts and Film. On June 17, 2013, DC announced two new titles, Justice League 3000[42] and Superman/Wonder Woman as the first titles of the Sixth Wave,[43] which began publication in October 2013. Oh, It's On. Which is all well and good, but does this story really call for a relaunch? When the new 52 came around, I was very excited for the Justice League. The initiative, which began in DC's print and digital comics on May 20, before transitioning to other digital content on June 3, was featured on print inserts and ads, as well as on the DC Comics website and across social media with a special hashtag of #DCYou.