Justice League January: Justice League Vs Darkseid, Wonder Woman Vs Squid, Captain Atom Vs Wolf

Or something like that.  But it’s a pretty interesting batch of solicits for DC’s Justice League Group January releases.  Here’s the tale of the tape:

JUSTICE LEAGUE #5
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by JIM LEE and SCOTT WILLIAMS
1:25 Variant cover by ERIC BASALDUA
1:200 B&W Variant cover by JIM LEE
On sale JANUARY 18 • 40 pg, FC, $3.99 US • RATED T
Combo pack edition: $4.99 US
Now, with the teenaged powerhouse Cyborg at their side, this group of individual heroes must somehow put their differences aside to face the terror of Darkseid!
This issue is also offered as a special combo pack edition, polybagged with a redemption code for a digital download of the issue.

JUSTICE LEAGUE INTERNATIONAL #5
Written by DAN JURGENS
Art by AARON LOPRESTI and MATT RYAN
Cover by DAVID FINCH and RICHARD FRIEND
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The JLI has one last chance to stop the alien powerhouse known as Peraxxus before he and his SignalMen bring about the end of the world. Will the team be able to work together, or will they bear the responsibility for Earth’s destruction?

AQUAMAN #5
Written by GEOFF JOHNS
Art and cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
1:25 Variant cover by IVAN REIS and JOE PRADO
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Aquaman has been left for dead in the middle of the desert! But how did the King of Atlantis find himself marooned in such a hellish environment? As Aquaman struggles to survive impossible odds, what extreme measures will he resort to in order to stay alive?

WONDER WOMAN #5
Written by BRIAN AZZARELLO
Art by TONY AKINS
Cover by CLIFF CHIANG
1:25 Variant cover by CLIFF CHIANG
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Wonder Woman has returned home to London…but leaving Paradise Island doesn’t mean leaving the gods behind, as two of the most powerful deities of the pantheon have come to town – and neither of them is leaving without being crowned King of the gods! Featuring guest art by Tony Akins (JACK OF FABLES)!

THE FLASH #5
Written by FRANCIS MANAPUL and BRIAN BUCCELLATO
Art and cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
Variant cover by GARY FRANK
1:200 B&W Variant cover by FRANCIS MANAPUL
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Central City in chaos! Iris West captive in Iron Heights prison! And as Flash tries to deal with all of it, he must also try to save the life of his old friend Manuel Lago from Mob Rule, DC Comics’ hottest new Super Villain!

CAPTAIN ATOM #5
Written by J.T. KRUL
Art by FREDDIE WILLIAMS II
Cover by STANLEY “ARTGERM” LAU
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Captain Atom likes to think of himself as a hero, but he can’t shake visions of another fate that could be far more monstrous. And maybe there’s more truth to this nightmare than he’d like to believe as he finally comes face-to-face with the bizarre creature that’s been lurking in the shadows.

THE FURY OF FIRESTORM: THE NUCLEAR MEN #5
Written by GAIL SIMONE and ETHAN VAN SCIVER
Art by YILDIRAY CINAR and NORM RAPMUND
Cover by ETHAN VAN SCIVER
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
Ronnie and Jason have never agreed on anything, and now it’s all-out war as the mysterious Zither pits them against each other! But with the mystery of the Rogue Firestorms spiraling out of control, the guys will have to come to an agreement – or risk serious fallout!

GREEN ARROW #5
Written by KEITH GIFFEN and DAN JURGENS
Art by DAN JURGENS and RAY MCCARTHY
Cover by JASON FABOK and RYAN WINN
On sale JANUARY 4 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
His touch melts flesh and burns through steel, and now the nightmare creature known as Midas wants Green Arrow dead! What secret from Green Arrow’s past fuels Midas’s rage, and how does it all tie in to the enigmatic woman known only as Blood Rose? Secrets are revealed as Ollie Queen’s past comes back – to kill him!

DC UNIVERSE PRESENTS #5
Written by PAUL JENKINS
Art by BERNARD CHANG
Cover by RYAN SOOK
On sale JANUARY 18 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
It’s the mind-blowing, metaphysical conclusion of Deadman’s soul-searching quest to find meaning in his mission and salvation for the spirits of those he has possessed! Deadman thinks he finally has the upper hand on his boss, Rama, but he’ll soon learn that when it comes to dealing with a god, there’s no such thing. All that plus mobsters, terrorists and a bazooka!

THE SAVAGE HAWKMAN #5
Written by TONY S. DANIEL and JIM BONNY
Art and cover by PHILIP TAN
On sale JANUARY 25 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
The appearance of an otherworldly visitor to the city sets in motion a series of horrifying visions of the dead walking the streets of New York City. But only Carter can see them, causing him to question his own sanity. Can Hawkman unravel the mystery before it consumes him?

MISTER TERRIFIC #5
Written by ERIC WALLACE
Art by GIANLUCA GUGLIOTTA and WAYNE FAUCHER
Cover by J.G. JONES
On sale JANUARY 11 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US • RATED T
It’s a battle in outer space as Mister Terrific leads a rebellion against the diabolical Kryl! But with Michael and his allies hopelessly outnumbered, it might take a miracle to save them. Who is the mysterious entity enlisted to help them? One thing’s for sure: This will either be Mister Terrific’s finest hour…or his last stand.

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