Interview: Ivan Reis Talks Trinity War and JUSTICE LEAGUE

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Next week Trinity War begins in the pages of JUSTICE LEAGUE #22. Geoff Johns and Ivan Reis are kicking off the action that will continue in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA and JUSTICE LEAGUE DARK.

Yesterday we talked to Doug Mahnke about the second chapter in JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA #6. Let's hear what Ivan Reis has to say about this crazy story coming up.

Comic Vine: How crazy do things get in JUSTICE LEAGUE #22

Ivan Reis: #22 ends with a bombastic scene! Something crazy and wild… but you have to read it for yourself! Readers will be crazy to know how everything ends in fact!

CV: Did you have to coordinate with other artists, like Doug Mahnke, to pick up where your issue leaves off?

IR: We exchanged tips and pages as they were being done. This way everyone knows where the other is in the story. It’s fantastic to be able to follow Doug’s work.

CV: Do we see any characters for the first time in the New 52?

IR: Yep! DOCTOR LIGHT!

CV: Do things get even crazier in JUSTICE LEAGUE #23?

IR: I’m currently working on #23, and the only thing I can say is that it is soooooooo DAMN COOL! There will be so many important moments going on!

CV: September is Villains Month but will you be back for issue #24?

IR: HELLZYEAH! We’re all back! Stay tuned! ;)

Make sure you pick up JUSTICE LEAGUE #22, on sale July 10.

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#1 Posted by Mucklefluga (2525 posts) - - Show Bio

Man, i love Reis' art. Cannot wait for thiiiisssss!!

#2 Posted by VSG413 (66 posts) - - Show Bio

Dude the art is amazing the detail with just the pencil alone. Man I am thrilled for thus.

#3 Posted by UltimateSMfan (1379 posts) - - Show Bio

So Excited for this!!!!

#4 Posted by ManofIron11 (60 posts) - - Show Bio

That Superman punch is awesome

#5 Posted by knightofthechronicle (643 posts) - - Show Bio

Man Reis seems pumped. Can't really blame him though because cannot wait to read Trinity War!

#6 Edited by Shallbecomeabattoo (364 posts) - - Show Bio

Get Ivan Reis on a dark Batman book, STAT!!! He draws Batman soooooooo great, he needs to do it fulltime, in a dark Gotham.

#7 Posted by Freakologist (85 posts) - - Show Bio

Wow! Can't wait for this...

#8 Posted by Z3RO180 (6348 posts) - - Show Bio

Ahh man I really want to read all the titles of trinity war but at the same time I don't want my wallet to fall out with me.

#9 Posted by Jonny_Anonymous (32993 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman looks weird

#10 Posted by Grey56 (729 posts) - - Show Bio

Unlike any Marvel event of late, I am genuinely eager to see where they take this; Pandora, The Phantom Stranger & Spectre have important roles to play out in the context of how the New 52 was reconciled with the previous iteration.

#11 Edited by Crazy_Wilhelm (64 posts) - - Show Bio

I hope they all get Shazamed, hard.

#12 Posted by BaneStrokeLoboGrundyBatArrow (1391 posts) - - Show Bio

Trinity War!!!

#13 Posted by SPM1M (782 posts) - - Show Bio

yes ..... simply yes

#14 Posted by lilben42 (2498 posts) - - Show Bio

Every time I get more details about the Trinity War it gets more complex.

#15 Posted by vaso_petrov (5 posts) - - Show Bio

i hope its great cuz this is DC's chance to really form this new world which till now (atleast for me) was just a shell of the pre-New 52

#16 Edited by blkson (785 posts) - - Show Bio

Is that Dr Light standing between Aquaman and Zatana? So is he a good guy now?

edit: Nevermind thats just Flash's after image.

#17 Posted by Lvenger (18521 posts) - - Show Bio

Looks like Superman still has the edge over Shazam even with the more magical link to his powers. Reis' artwork really is gorgeous indeed.

#18 Posted by Nahuel (391 posts) - - Show Bio

This man rocks with the art!

Those pages look fantastic, can't wait to read it

#20 Posted by nightwingnerd (322 posts) - - Show Bio

Batman looks weird on the cover

#21 Posted by SandMan_ (4528 posts) - - Show Bio

Why is Superman fighting Captain- I mean Shazam?

#22 Edited by Mbecks14 (2068 posts) - - Show Bio

I love Ivan Reis! I'm obsessed with his work

#23 Edited by Saren (25337 posts) - - Show Bio

Ha! Superman didn't get one-shotted in an issue of Justice League again. I'm interested already.

Look at J'onn standing there with folded arms like a boss.

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#24 Posted by Bull_iod (46 posts) - - Show Bio

I thought this came out tomorrow? has it been put back a week?

#25 Posted by johnqestion (161 posts) - - Show Bio

Damn, that is some fine pencils! And thank you, Johns, for once we don't see Kal get jobbed. Enough with punching the guy all the time! Great to see him get to show some power...though I guess the JLA are pissed. pfft.

#26 Edited by TheManInTheShoe (3878 posts) - - Show Bio

So thrilled!

#27 Edited by saoakden (1026 posts) - - Show Bio

Really looking forward to this story!

#28 Posted by ULTRAstarkiller (5967 posts) - - Show Bio

Hope Batman kicks ass.

#29 Posted by The_Greatest_Green_Lantern (68 posts) - - Show Bio

Who else is tired of seeing Shazam job for Superman? That's all DC uses him for--propping up Superman since the mid-1980s. -_-

Let's let Shazam and Cyborg shine this time round.

#31 Edited by matchesmalone21 (8441 posts) - - Show Bio
#32 Posted by RustyRoy (11119 posts) - - Show Bio

Hope Batman kicks ass.

I doubt it.

I haven't been reading any of the JL titles but this one looks good.

#33 Posted by matchesmalone21 (8441 posts) - - Show Bio

@blkson: Yes it is Doctor Light there,but he's tanding between Streve Trevor and Martian Manhunter. Doctor Light isn't a villain (Yet),he works for A.R.G.U.S. as scientific advisor and received his powers accidentally in Justice League of America 5

#34 Posted by Vaeternus (9410 posts) - - Show Bio

Nice, cant wait.

#35 Posted by xAnimosity (183 posts) - - Show Bio

They need to bring Hal back into the JL!

#36 Posted by SmashBrawler (5509 posts) - - Show Bio

Ivan Reis should draw everything ever.

#37 Posted by Paragon_Sean (70 posts) - - Show Bio

I'm psyched for this! I hope this who story turns out well. By the way, what books does it take place in? I know JL, JLA, and JLD are involved, but are there any others?

#38 Posted by Cavemold (1676 posts) - - Show Bio

Lets hope dr.light does go infinity crisis on us now

#39 Edited by RedheadedAtrocitus (6885 posts) - - Show Bio

Dr. Light? Awesomeness! This event is getting rosier and rosier by the minute for me :)

#40 Posted by TheFirstLantern (1496 posts) - - Show Bio

@paragon_sean: The story ties in with Constantine and another title I cannot recall but the main thing is in the three Justice League Titles.

#41 Posted by ajshadowhawk (167 posts) - - Show Bio

@paragon_sean: Justice League, Justice League of America and Justice League Dark contain the main storyline in their July and August issues.This month's issue of Constantine will be a tie-in as well. They are also releasing three special issues of Trinity of Sin: Pandora for the event, two of which will ship this month. Next month's issue of Phantom Stranger will be another tie-in.

Here's the checklist: http://www.dccomics.com/blog/2013/06/25/trinity-war-checklist

#42 Edited by Paragon_Sean (70 posts) - - Show Bio

@thefirstlantern: Alright, thank you. The other title is probably the new Pandora one that I just read about.

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#45 Posted by ManofIron11 (60 posts) - - Show Bio

@the_greatest_green_lantern: I'm sure Shazam will have his fair share of good hits. If it makes you feel better, MM will probz kick Supes ass.

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