Justice League face No Justice in the post-Metal DCU

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From IGN:

The conclusion of DC Comics event Dark Nights: Metal will bring about some big changes for the Justice League comic line, IGN has learned from DC.

Following the events of Metal, which ends on March 14 with Issue #6, there will be a four-issue weekly miniseries that kicks off on May 9 called Justice League: No Justice co-written by Scott Snyder, James Tynion IV, and Joshua Williamson with art by Francis Manapul.

Upon concluding, ‘No Justice’ will set the stage for a family of Justice League comics starting in June, with the flagship title being written by Snyder and the others by Tynion, Williamson, and more. No artists have been revealed for any of these titles.


The plot of ‘No Justice’ sees Brainiac warn the Justice League about a cosmic-level threat on the way to destroy Earth. When the heroes find out that even the combined might of the Justice League (including some unlikely new recruits) isn’t enough to stop it, Brainiac advises them with a plan. His strategy involves the heroes allying with villains and splitting up into four specialized teams. The fate of a different alien world depends on the success of each team, but if they fail, it’s game over not just for Earth but the entire DC Universe.

Source: IGN

Commentary: I like that DC is setting up a new status quo for the Justice League.  To be honest, the Justice League books have been often flat since DC Rebirth.  Christopher Priest is doing a decent job on JUSTICE LEAGUE at the moment, but it's no where near my favorite Justice League runs.

NO JUSTICE has an awesome creative team, and I love that they are restructuring the entire line in one weekly four issue story.  AVENGERS: NO SURRENDER is taking 16 weekly issues to get there.  Hopefully we can get a crossover out of this AVENGERS/JUSTICE LEAGUE - NO JUSTICE, NO SURRENDER.  

After NO JUSTICE, we are getting a few different JUSTICE LEAGUE books, one by Scott Snyder, one by James Tynion IV, and one by Joshua Williamson.  They also promise more announcements to come.  While no artists have been announced yet, those are some heavy hitters handling the writing chores here.  I don't think I've ever read a team book by Scott Snyder, but I think he can breathe some fresh new life into JUSTICE LEAGUE.  

NO JUSTICE and the new status quo sound like they will be a lot of fun.  Definitely looking forward to this. If nothing else, we get to see Martain Manhunter back in the Justice League...on a team with Starro!  And it is very likely someone is going to end up killing poor Beast Boy on a team with Lobo, Batman, Lex Luthor, and Deathstroke.  Actually now that I think of it, this sort of reminds me of the JUSTICE LEAGUES story back in 2001 where we got the JUSTICE LEAGUE OF ATLANTIS, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF ARKHAM, JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMAZONS, and JUSTICE LEAGUE OF ALIENS

Check out below for more covers and a look at Brainiac's four teams...

Here are the covers for issues 2 to 4.  


And here are Brainiac's handpicked teams...we get Team Alien, and I was amused by the color coordination of Team Black, Team Purple, and Team Red.