Earlier this week DC Comics announced Multiversity: Teen Justice, a new six-issue series debuting in June as part of the publisher’s Pride Month celebration. The series is written by Danny Lore & Ivan Cohen, with art by Marco Failla and colors by Enrica Eren Angiolini. Today, ahead of the release of DC‘s full June solicitations, The Beat is thrilled to present a preview of unlettered pages from Multiversity: Teen Justice #1, which finds the teen team in action against an army of anonymous adversaries.
Here’s the full solicitations text for Multiversity: Teen Justice #1:
Kid Quick—the Future State Flash—and their fellow heroes Supergirl, Robin, Aquagirl, Klarienne the Witch Girl, and Troy take center stage in a miniseries that rocks Earth-11 to its core! Co-writers Ivan Cohen (The Batman & Scooby-Doo Mysteries) and Danny Lore (DC Pride, Champions) join rising-star artist Marco Failla (DCeased: Hope at World’s End) for the incredible debut issue, which begins with an attack by the H.I.V.E. and ends in the Church of Blood! What is Sister Blood’s true mission among the lost souls of New York City? Can Teen Justice get through their growing pains fast enough to learn the answer in time to stop it? And what role will the mysterious Raven—the brooding hero who has refused to join the team in the past—play in the ultimate battle? The secrets of Earth-11’s newest heroes and villains unfold in DC’s most exciting new team title!
The first issue of the series features a main cover by Robbi Rodriguez, with variant covers by Stephanie Hans (open-to-order), Bengal (1:25), Failla (1:50), and Stephen Byrne (PRIDE).
Earth-11’s Teen Justice team made their first appearance in 2020’s DC’s Very Merry Multiverse, in a short story that presented the team’s origin story as they rescued their mentors from mind control on New Year’s Eve. Writer Cohen and artists Eleonora Carlini and Ulises Arreola introduced the team, which includes Jess Chambers, aka the non-binary speedster Kid Quick, who would go on to become the Flash of the Future State Justice League. While Teen Justice hasn’t popped up again since that story, Jess has appeared in both the Future State: Justice League series, as well as in last year’s DC Pride anthology special in a story written by Lore and illustrated by Lisa Sterle and Angiolini.
Check out the three-page preview featuring work by Failla and Angiolini, as well as the variants by Hans, Bengal, and Byrne below. Multiversity: Teen Justice #1 (of 6) is due out in stores and digitally on Tuesday, June 7th.