Latest “Young Justice” Comic, New “DC Nation Super Spectacular” Magazine Now Available

Young Justice #16, the latest issue of the new DC Comics title based on the current Cartoon Network animated series of the same name, arrives in comic book and hobby stores today. This issue features scripting duties by Kevin Hopps and Greg Weisman with Christopher Jones providing the art. Young Justice #16 starts off a new storyline focusing on Robin, Artemis, and Kid Flash. Official details are available below.

YOUNG JUSTICE #16

Written by: Kevin Hopps and Greg Weisman
Art by: Christopher Jones
Cover by: Christopher Jones

Robin, Kid Flash and Artemis fight crime with their adult counterparts!
Guest starring Batman, The Flash and Green Arrow!
First part of a new storyline.

A special preview of this issue is available here. The cover price is $2.99US. Young Justice #16 is also available same day digitally through DC Comics and Comixology.

Additional details on the Young Justice comic series can be found here. Stay tuned for further updates, including exclusive Young Justice content and more, here soon at The World’s Finest.

Additionally, DC Comics is also releasing the DC Nation Super Spectacular #1 magazine. The magazine features a host of content relating to the DC Nation programming block – including comics, behind-the-scenes details, and much more. This special magazine is expected to remain on shelves throughout the summer. Continue below for details.

DC NATION #1

The official magazine of Cartoon Networks DC NATION!
Featuring three awesome comics stories!
Plus: Behind the scenes sneak-peeks at your favorite DC NATION cartoons!

DC Nation Super Spectacular #1 retails for $4.99, and will be available at newsstands, comic shops, and digital outlets. DC Comics states the publisher plans to keep the magazine readily available at newsstands and direct market locations throughout the summer.

The World’s Finest will have new updates and content here soon, so check back frequently.

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In further Superman Versus The Elite news, Warner Home Entertainment and The World’s Finest has teamed up to giveaway five Blu-ray editions of the highly-anticipated Superman Versus The Elite direct-to-video animated feature, available everywhere June 12th, 2012. To enter, simply send an email to bbeyond@yahoo.com including your name, mailing address and phone number. Additionally, please label the email “Superman Versus The Elite contest.” The contest runs from 12:00am (ET) May 28th, 2012 to 12:00am (ET) June 11th, 2012. Only the winners will be contacted upon closure of the contest and recipients selected, which will happen by June 15th, 2012. Please note this contest is open to Canadian and United States residents only.

Superman vs. The Elite, a DC Comics Premiere Movie, is produced by Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Home Video. The all-new, PG-13 rated film is scripted by award-winning comics writer Joe Kelly and the story is adapted from his original 2001 DC Comics release, Whats So Funny About Truth, Justice and the American Way? The single-issue comic, Action Comics #775, was lauded by Wizard Magazine as the Greatest Superman Story of All Time, and ranked the epic tale at No. 21 on its list of the Top 100 Comics of the last 30 years.

In Superman vs. The Elite, Superman’s effectiveness as a super hero comes into question when a new group of super powerful crusaders, known as “The Elite,” appear on the scene. As super heroes, the Elite know no bounds, and are more than willing to kill, even on a massive scale, to stop villainy — putting them on a collision course with the ever-ethical, yet preferably non-lethal Man of Steel.

George Newbern (Father of the Bride) reprises his Justice League animated television role as Superman, and primetime television star Pauley Perrette (NCIS) provides the voice of Lois Lane. Downes steps in as Manchester Black, leader of The Elite. David Kaufman (Justice League: Doom) also reprises his Justice League TV series role as Jimmy Olsen.

The film is directed by Michael Chang (Batman: Brave and the Bold). Bruce Timm (Batman: Year One) is executive producer, and Alan Burnett (Green Lantern: Emerald Knights) is producer.

A co-production of Warner Premiere, DC Entertainment, Warner Bros. Animation and Warner Home Video, the direct-to-video Superman Versus The Elite animated feature debuts Tuesday, June 12th, 2012 on Blu-ray, DVD, OnDemand and for Download from Warner Home Video.

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