Christopher Priest Is Taking Over DC's Justice League Comic This Winter

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Christopher Priest has written some of the most imaginative thrilling comics of the past thirty years and starting this winter, he’s bringing all of his talents to DC’s flagship Justice League series with a new story arc titled “Lost.”

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Beginning issue #34 out this December, “Lost” finds the Justice League in a state of disarray after Batman makes a crucial error of judgment as a result of having lost too much sleep. According to Priest, the events of “Lost” force the League to take a look and the mirror and begin to question whether or not the world still needs them and how they, a group of living gods, relate to society.

Said Priest:

“My goal is to treat the Justice League more like a workplace drama,” he reveals. “Although we will, of course, still have world threats, nasty villains (including Deathstroke!), and alien armadas, the League’s greater challenge will be to define their place in this new and increasingly cynical age.”

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Priest will be joined by artist Pete Woods when they take over Justice League later this year and promised that we can all look forward to seeing Aquaman driving a bus. It’s not quite riding a parademon as you’re falling out of the sky, but it’s a start.

Check out a few pages of the upcoming arc below:

Illustration for article titled Christopher Priest Is Taking Over DCs iJustice League /iComic This Winter
Illustration for article titled Christopher Priest Is Taking Over DCs iJustice League /iComic This Winter
Illustration for article titled Christopher Priest Is Taking Over DCs iJustice League /iComic This Winter
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