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Legion of Super-Heroes Introduces a Gotham-Inspired Planet to the DCU

The Legion of Super-Heroes is coming back in a big way, and they're about to encounter the strangest planet in the DC Universe's far-future yet: One based on Gotham City.

DC Comics has released its advance solicitation information for titles going on sale this January, including Legion of Super-Heroes #3 by Brian Michael Bendis, Travis Moore and Ryan Sook. The issue features Damian Wayne reuniting with Jon Kent in the future while the team explores a man-made planet that appears directly inspired by Gotham City. The solicit info, standard cover by Ryan Sook and in-progress variant by Jim Cheung are below.

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LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #3

  • written by BRIAN MICHAEL BENDIS
  • art by TRAVIS MOORE and RYAN SOOK
  • cover by RYAN SOOK
  • card stock variant cover by JIM CHEUNG
  • You knew there was no way Jon Kent was going to leave his best friend behind! Welcome to the future, Damian Wayne! (This is such a terrible idea!) Also, meet the new Legionnaires as they head to a secret undercover mission on the first man-made planet: Planet Gotham. Every page of this new DC epic plants seeds and ideas that will blast out across the DC Universe for months to come! All this, and Monster Boy is on the loose!
  • ON SALE 01.08.20
  • $3.99 US | 32 PAGES
  • CARD STOCK VARIANT COVER $4.99
  • FC|DC
  • This issue will ship with two covers. Please see the order form for details.
  • variant cover — not final art

Bendis previously confirmed that Damian and Jon would have an impromptu Super Sons reunion in the future, bringing the fan-favorite progeny of Superman and Batman together again for adventures in the DCU's distant future alongside the Legion. With an entire planet based off of Gotham, the Legionnaires may have the perfect recruit to investigate the strange, new world.

Legion of Super-Heroes #3 is written by Brian Michael Bendis and illustrated by Travis Moore and Ryan Sook. It is scheduled to go on sale January 8 from DC Comics.

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