Newsarama broke the news today after an interesting interview with Geoff Johns.
Here's a quote from the interview:
Nrama: OK, then final question. I know you like to do those "teaser images" at the end of issues — hints about what's coming up in your books. Can you give me one sentence like that now? A peek into something we'll see after Forever Evil in Justice League?
Johns: Ted Kord returns to the DCU in Forever Evil #7, and plays a role in Justice League post-Forever Evil.
I suggest reading the entire article as it gives interesting tidbits about the future of the DCnU post-Forever Evil. Info such as:
Nrama: …How does the team's ties to A.R.G.U.S. change now?
Johns: Well, they've had a tie to A.R.G.U.S. through Steve Trevor, and then ultimately, Amanda Waller. But post-Forever Evil, someone comes in and is like, OK, you're not in charge of this anymore. I'm in charge of this. You're still the liaison to the Justice League. So you know, I mean, if we don't need a liaison, maybe we won't need to deal with you.
It causes a lot of friction with the new head of A.R.G.U.S. — and his field agents… who are some superheroes who you'll be very familiar with.
Nrama: …but I want to return to something you said earlier, about how Lex Luthor will come up against a villain or threat that is personal to him. Is that the first threat the Justice League faces?
Johns: The first threat they face in the Justice League is really going to grow out ofForever Evil, but it's going to be — through the first arc, we're going to see a new team of would-be heroes become the League's enemies in the first arc. So we'll see some new adversaries for the Justice League and for Lex Luthor in that.
I don't think I've ever been more excited for a month to come in my life, DC definitely has my interest. We see the return of Ted Kord, Captain Cold and Shazam in the JL along with Luthor (although CV broke that news already), No more Superman, Flash or GL, we see "familiar heroes" debut in the New 52 as an ARGUS sanctioned team as well as "would be heroes" rising up to take on the JL -- because Evil is Relative.
Who do you think these ARGUS agents are? Who do you think these would be Heroes are? And most importantly…thoughts on the return of Ted Kord?