Time for another preview from next week’s roster of DC Comics books. Following on from the brilliant New Golden Age one-shot, Geoff Johns returns with the debut issue of the ongoing Justice Society of America series.
Johns is joined on Justice Society of America #1 by artist and long-time collaborator Mikel Janin. Guest artists on the book include Jerry Ordway, Scott Kolins, Steve Lieber, and Brandon Peterson. Colours are by Jordie Bellaire with guests John Kalisz, Jordan Boyd and Peterson.
Main cover art for issue #1 comes from Janin whilst variant cover artist are Yanick Paquette & Nathan Fairbairn, Joe Quinones, Jerry Ordway and John Kalisz, Steve Lieber and Fairbairn. Here’s a look at each of the covers:
The synopsis teases a malevolent enemy which puts the “entire history” of the JSA in danger:
The JSA returns in this monthly series by writer Geoff Johns and artist Mikel Janín with “Justice Society of America: The New Golden Age Part One”! The world’s first and greatest superheroes return! Or do they? A long-lost hero from the JSA crashes into our era with a grave warning… but it’s too late. A mysterious and malevolent enemy has invaded the entire history of the JSA, and an all-new team must come together to defeat it. But what deadly secret does this messenger from beyond keep? Where are they from? And why is all of this happening now? Only the Time Masters know…
DC has given us a handful of preview pages which you can check out below. There’s some minor spoilers here on Helena’s background story in this new continuity. Read on at your own risk!
Justice Society of America #1 comes to comic book stores and digital platforms from November 29, 2022.