DC Comics is officially relaunching Justice League with a new team roster and creative team. Writer Scott Snyder (not to be confused with Zack Snyder, director of the rubbish DC movies being forced upon us all), a prolific comic book writer best known for Dark Nights: Metal, Batman, and Talon will be joined by artists Jim Cheung (Young Avengers) and Jorge Jimenez (Superman, Super Sons) for a new Justice League series beginning in June.
The relaunch of Justice League comic makes me excited with its roster. Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, Flash, Cyborg, Martian Manhunter, John Stewart Green Lantern, Aquaman and Hawkgirl. Damn, that's a team.
— Jughead (@JohnMclellan95) March 19, 2018
A comic book relaunch with this lineup is exciting news! With the addition of a John Stewart Green Lantern, Cyborg, and Hawkgirl, this is very close to the original Justice League roster that debuted in The Brave and the Bold issue #28 and mirrors the one from the animated series.
Also, the art looks so freaking cool!
Ahhh, this is what I like to see! Justice League relaunch! I see you Arthur 💙 pic.twitter.com/4NeS2vULHL
— worldofmera (@worldofmera) March 15, 2018
— comicsxaminer (@comicsxaminer) March 20, 2018
Loving the artwork for the new Justice League relaunch pic.twitter.com/wRGweUFMJX
— Me so Seany (@sfmartin104) March 20, 2018
— Terrence Eng (@TerrenceEnGage) March 16, 2018
Of course some people think that there are far too many reboots and roster changes.
Oof the rebirth justice league wasn't doing too great but I don't know how I feel with this relaunch with Scott. I'm not feeling the new roaster of superheroes.
— Brad (@UsernameMcgee) March 19, 2018
This position is difficult to argue against; any comic fan will tell you: DC has a reputation for rebooting its storyline often. With its headline-grabbing New 52 initiative as a more recent example, the company seems to enjoy starting its stories from the beginning and discarding established continuity. Critics point out company’s massive, universe-shattering crossover epics as examples: Crisis on Infinite Earths, Zero Hour, Infinite Crisis, and most recently Flashpoint, which ushered in the controversial New 52 era. This occurs so much that many readers now treat the next reboot as inevitable. Whatever your opinion may be on DC’s many reboots, retcons, and Justice League roster changes (there have been more than thirty Justice League lineup changes), this roster is tried and tested. A solid team to go with for this relaunch of a beloved series.