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EXCL: Damian Wayne Will Meet the Legion of Super-Heroes in Time Travel Tale

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The Legion of Super-Heroes is coming back and the distant future team's return will also feature a reunion of sorts between Super Sons Jon Kent and Damian Wayne.

In an exclusive interview with CBR, writer Brian Michael Bendis observed that his upcoming relaunch of the fan-favorite comic book title will not rely heavily on time-travel in favor of staying to the team's setting in the DC Universe's far-future. Despite this, Bendis confirmed the team would travel back in time to pick up Damian as an impromptu recruit before returning to its own time.

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"We're not going to be doing a lot of time travel or a time-travel shtick," explained Bendis. "The best Legion stories are about them just being in the moment, and I know we go back and forth a lot and, yes, Damian is coming back with the Legion as well -- that's a time travel thing -- but, other than that, there's not going to be a whole lot."

The sons of Superman and Batman had formed their own adolescent incarnation of the World's Finest, saving the day in their own maxi-series as well as semi-regularly appearing in their respective comic book titles. Since then, Jon has aged into a teenager after being whisked across the Multiverse by his grandfather Jor-El but the two old friends are about to go on their own time-traveling team-up.

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Legion of Super-Heroes: Millennium #2 is written by Brian Michael Bendis and illustrated by a whole host of artists including Nicola Scott, Jim Cheung, Jeff Dekal and Ryan Sook. It goes on sale Oct. 2 from DC Comics.

Written by Brian Michael Bendis and illustrated by Ryan Sook, Legion of Spider-Heroes #1 goes on sale Nov. 6 from DC Comics.

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