DC Comics announced the creative teams for ten of its new #1 titles that will spin out from the pages of Justice League #1
by Geoff Johns and Jim Lee, which was announced on Tuesday (see “DC Renumbering All Titles
” and “DC Revising Characters in Reboot
”). Writer Brian Azzarello (The Joker, 100 Bullets
) will team with Cliff Chiang (Neil Young’s Greendale
) for Wonder Woman
#1, which will feature a cover by Chiang.
Geoff Johns, who is writing the all-important Justice League
#1, will reunite with his Green Lantern
and Brightest Day
collaborator Ivan Reis to create a new take on DC’s sea-going superhero in Aquaman
#1, which will feature a cover by Reis and Joe Prado.
Francis Manapul, who created the art for the recent Geoff Johns run on The Flash
, makes his writing debut on The Flash
#1 where he will share both scripting and art chores with Brian Bucellato. Manapul and Bucellato also collaborate on the cover to The Flash
Writers Ethan Van Scriver and Gail Simone are teaming up with artist Yildiray Cinar on the Fury of Firestorm
#1, which will present a major new take on the character of Nuclear Man. Van Scriver also provides the striking cover to issue #1.
Tony Daniel (Batman
) will work with artist Philip Tan (Green Lantern: Agent Orange
) on The Savage Hawkman
#1. In order to forestall an alien plague Carter Hall must don his cowl and wings to become the new Savage Hawkman in this action-packed tale. Tan provides the cover to #1 as well as the interior art.
JT Krul (Teen Titans
) is writing the new adventures of the Green Arrow with Dan Jurgens providing the interior art and Brett Booth is providing the cover to the new Green Arrow
Dan Jurgens is also a talented writer and he gets a chance to display his writing chops with an international team of squabbling superheroes in Justice League International
#1. Aaron Lopresti will provide both the interior art and the cover to issue #1.
Eric Wallace (Titans
) is penning the adventures of the world’s third smartest man in Mister Terrific
#1, with Roger Robinson doing the penciling and J.G. Jones providing the cover.
Another DC character who is getting a major makeover is Captain Atom. JT Krul is scripting the adventures of the nuclear-powered hero with Freddie Williams II providing the interior art and Stanley Lau the stunning cover design for Captain Atom
Also getting a significant revamping is the anthology title DC Universe Presents
, which will now focus on multi-issue story arcs each featuring a different superhero. Paul Jenkins and Bernard Chang start things off with a Deadman saga with Ryan Sook providing the cover artwork.