DC Comics Taps Steve Orlando to Write Justice League of America

At the Diamond Retailer Summit in Baltimore, DC Entertainment announced that Steve Orlando will write a new "Justice League of America" series for DC Comics.

According to Newsarama Orlando's "Justice League of America" -- which was announced in March as part of DC’s “Rebirth” lineup -- will spin out of the two-month “Justice League vs. Suicide Squad” event that kicks off in December.

The site also reports that the six-issue “Justice League vs. Suicide Squad” event “will reintroduce a supervillain that hasn’t been seen for some time”; someone who is “an evil threat once thought lost to the DC Universe.”

Related: DC COMICS Announces Justice League vs. Suicide Squad Event

DC Entertainment President and Chief Creative Officer, Geoff Johns has already described "Justice League vs. Suicide Squad" as setting the stage for the next phase of DC’s Rebirth. “This story is another building block to REBIRTH. With all of our heroes back on the board, it’s the super-villains turn. And the events within will set the stage for REBIRTH Phase 2 as a surprising team emerges and another piece of the puzzle of the future of the DC Universe, and the past, comes into focus."

Stay tuned to CBR as more details emerge about "Justice League vs. Suicide Squad," and the future of DC's "Rebirth."

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