Posted by G-Man (31619 posts) - - Show Bio

One of the questions I originally had was how could there really be a zero issue for JUSTICE LEAGUE when they weren't even a team until a few issues into the series? We couldn't really have flashbacks to each member since that's what's happening in their own titles.

If you've read the solicit, you already know the answer. JUSTICE LEAGUE #0 will focus on the Power of Shazam as well as feature the origin of Pandora, which leads into the 'Trinity War.'

DC has revealed the variant covers to the issue today on their blog by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado.

I sure am super excited for this. I've been digging the Shazam back ups and, of course, wish they were longer. I can't wait to see more on Billy Batson and Shazam.

Check out the black-and-white variant as well.

JUSTICE LEAGUE #0 is on sale September 19, 2012.

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#1 Posted by Lvenger (19028 posts) - - Show Bio

Very dynamic! Can't wait to see how the first chapter of Shazam ends!

#2 Posted by Billy Batson (57904 posts) - - Show Bio

Reis' variant is better than Frank's cover.
Hopefully Billy will change for the better <_<
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#3 Posted by Aeroman (497 posts) - - Show Bio

yes we need more shazam

#4 Posted by The Stegman (23742 posts) - - Show Bio

Well, at least he doesn't look like a serial killer on the variant cover.

#5 Edited by ArtisticNeedham (2239 posts) - - Show Bio

I can't wait either. I am looking forward to the character development where Billy becomes the good kid we know, maybe not so innocent but still a good guy and less mean and hostile and hardened. But, honestly, that one image of Captain Marvel with an evil grin (angry eyebrows with a smile) makes me worried that the evolution of his character might not be so fast or much at all. What if, when Billy becomes Marvel he starts out using his powers to get back at the world? I am just worried that the sweet and friendly Captain Marvel wont show up at all. I was also worried that they would go the New 52 rout and use all the kids to combine into Captain Marvel, and it looks like I was wrong about that.

Do you think once Billy becomes Captain Marvel he uses his magic powers to give the tiger its ability to speak?

Still can't wait to see it though. And I hope its gets its own comic in the New 52. I also want Cyborg to get his own comic too.

#6 Posted by zachkastner (188 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm glad Cap is finally starting to smile. Maybe once Billy is given the power of Shazam his goodness comes to the forefront and he is happier more often.

#7 Posted by SoA (4772 posts) - - Show Bio

im not 100% on this new capt marvel , but fingers crossed he wont be cancelled and forgotten... again

#8 Posted by ARMIV2 (8406 posts) - - Show Bio

@zachkastner said:

I'm glad Cap is finally starting to smile. Maybe once Billy is given the power of Shazam his goodness comes to the forefront and he is happier more often.

That would be great. Captain Marvel is a character who shouldn't be darkened.

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#9 Posted by ronmon (17 posts) - - Show Bio

I've been waiting for this for about a year.

#10 Posted by Arkhamc1tizen (2140 posts) - - Show Bio

I love shazam so im looking forward to see how it ends

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#11 Posted by Twentyfive (2845 posts) - - Show Bio

Awesome Variant. Can't wait to pick it up.

#12 Posted by haydenclaireheroes (8983 posts) - - Show Bio

LOVE THIS COVER!! Shazam is the best thing about the Justice League!

#13 Posted by kartron (420 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow.. cant wait to grab it!!!

#14 Posted by Webjaker (366 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks like Bruce Campbell in the variant!?

#15 Posted by modunhanul (403 posts) - - Show Bio

Shazam needs his own series.

#16 Posted by zombietag (1493 posts) - - Show Bio

@modunhanul said:

Shazam needs his own series.

#17 Edited by Utandi (218 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow, awesome covers!

#18 Posted by JayMar89 (91 posts) - - Show Bio

wow that cover is great

#19 Posted by Cavemold (1678 posts) - - Show Bio

That better be a cover of the week

#20 Posted by clemj (817 posts) - - Show Bio

AWWWWWWWWWW yeah

#21 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (32993 posts) - - Show Bio
@zombietag said:

@modunhanul said:

Shazam needs his own series.

#22 Posted by kingjoeg (693 posts) - - Show Bio

I heard that these 0 covers are just promotional. Also that the actual covers for all 52 zero issues havnt been released yet.

#23 Posted by supermanfan122508 (29 posts) - - Show Bio

Must. Buy.

#24 Posted by wildcardcomics (44 posts) - - Show Bio

I love how we all keep calling it "Captain Marvel". :D

#25 Posted by Emperormeister734 (808 posts) - - Show Bio

Can't Wait

#26 Posted by EthanFantastic (4 posts) - - Show Bio

It's quite sad when the back-ups are what make you buy the actual book. This really needs to be its own series.

#27 Posted by Grey56 (743 posts) - - Show Bio

I like the original cover to # 0 better ?

#28 Posted by RedOwl_1 (1664 posts) - - Show Bio

@supermanfan122508 said:

Must. Buy.

Indeed.

#29 Posted by TheBigRedCheese (372 posts) - - Show Bio

Captain Marvel is smiling again. :D

Too bad I still don't like that suit he's wearing.

#30 Posted by Smart_Dork_Dude (2633 posts) - - Show Bio

Now THAT is Captain Marvel. I was beginning to get worried.

#31 Posted by wowylied (238 posts) - - Show Bio

Captain marvel look like a pervert rapist on the normal cover seriously.

#32 Posted by MAJID (9 posts) - - Show Bio

@modunhanul said:

Shazam needs his own series.

THIS

#33 Posted by TheMadMonkey (148 posts) - - Show Bio

DC tried to make a "darker" Captain Marvel back in 1987 with the "Shazam!: The New Beginning" mini-series by Roy & Dannette Thomas and Tom Mandrake. It was spun out of the Legends crossover event. Thankfully, that version didn't stick and was promptly forgotten about in favor of the Captain Marvel who was appearing in Justice League.

I hope DC isn't going to try it again. If anything, I feel they should be using the model set by Jerry Ordway in "The Power Of Shazam!". In my opinion, Ordway's was the best modern take on the Marvel family.

#34 Posted by BushidoBlack (116 posts) - - Show Bio

@haydenclaireheroes said:

LOVE THIS COVER!! Shazam is the best thing about the Justice League!

Ain't that the truth.

#35 Posted by longbowhunter (6977 posts) - - Show Bio

Great cover! Havent been reading the back up. I would probably buy a solo book though.

#36 Posted by Wolverine0628 (398 posts) - - Show Bio

So, will subscribers receive the #0 issues automatically, or do we have to buy them like everybody else? 

@Jonny_Anonymous said:

@zombietag said:

@modunhanul said:

Shazam needs his own series.

#37 Posted by sinestro_GL (3121 posts) - - Show Bio

SHAZAM!

#38 Posted by AngelComa (12 posts) - - Show Bio

I want this!

#39 Posted by mrp0p0 (4 posts) - - Show Bio

So excited!

#40 Posted by zachkastner (188 posts) - - Show Bio

@wildcardcomics said:

I love how we all keep calling it "Captain Marvel". :D

Because his name always will be Captain Marvel! :D

Big Red Cheese for life!

#41 Posted by Mbecks14 (2068 posts) - - Show Bio

I love Reis and Frank! Great covers! Very excited!

#42 Posted by hyperman (288 posts) - - Show Bio
@ArtisticNeedham said:

. I was also worried that they would go the New 52 rout and use all the kids to combine into Captain Marvel, and it looks like I was wrong about that.

mmm i don't like that flashpoint version (all the kinds to combine into Capitan marvel) i prefer the old-three-member Marvel family.

   
Neither I like the huge golden triangle in the chest, it looks uncomfortable.
#43 Posted by RedheadedAtrocitus (6885 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm getting this for certain!!!!!!! Can't wait! The variant I'm seriously considering as well.

#44 Posted by Dernman (14883 posts) - - Show Bio
@Billy Batson said: 

Hopefully Billy will change for the better <_<
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Unfortunately for the Mods that will never happen. :p
#45 Posted by SupahForeigner (227 posts) - - Show Bio

The first cover looks brilliant, I would really consider getting that issue if I saw it on the shelf, it's highly appealing.

#46 Posted by Super_SoldierXII (6210 posts) - - Show Bio

I just wish Lefield was writing and penciling ...

(Runs for cover)

#47 Posted by Miss_Garrick (1757 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks interesting.

#48 Posted by xanthiss (177 posts) - - Show Bio

The first one he looks like he is auditioning for Glee and the second one he looks evil.

#49 Posted by yo_yo_fun (643 posts) - - Show Bio

The first cover looks freakin awesome!