DC Comics has announced a new comic series, Young Justice: Targets, based on the fan-favorite Young Justice animated series. The show is currently in its fourth season, titled Young Justice: Phantoms. The first issue of the six-issue mini-series, written by Young Justice: Phantoms showrunner Greg Weisman with art by Young Justice alum Christopher Jones, will be available on the DC Universe Infinite digital comics subscription series on June 14, 2022, and then in comic shops on July 26, 2022. Continue below for artwork and press details, provided by DC Comics.
YOUNG JUSTICE: TARGETS
Six Issue Mini-Series
Written by Showrunner Greg Weisman with Art by Storyboard Artist Christopher Jones
Will First be Available On DC UNIVERSE INFINITE on June 14, Comic Shops on July 26
Queen Perdita has been kidnapped! Mysterious armored assailants have snatched the Vlatavan royal out from beneath Bowhunter Security, leaving Green Arrow and Black Canary poisoned and comatose in the process! Now a rallying cry echoes around the globe, and across super-teams, to band together and rescue Perdita! Continuing the story of Young Justice: Phantoms, now streaming on HBO MAX, is the six issue, digital first Young Justice: Targets.
Written by Young Justice: Phantoms showrunner Greg Weisman with art by storyboard artist Christopher Jones, Young Justice: Targets will be available in comic shops on July 26. DC UNIVERSE INFINITE subscribers will have early access to the digital first comic, as Young Justice: Targets #1 will debut on the premium digital subscription service on June 14. Plus, each issue includes a bonus story detailing previously unseen adventures from past seasons of Young Justice!
“It’s been terrific working with Christopher Jones again on another Young Justice comic, and I’m really excited for the fans to read Young Justice: Targets,” said Writer Greg Weisman. “It’s a fully canon six-issue mini-series, picking up right where Young Justice: Phantoms left off, with plenty of action, nearly our entire cast, and multiple new revelations.”
“It’s been an amazing journey years after working with Greg Weisman on Young Justice comics, getting the opportunity to help create storyboards for the most recent season of the TV show, and now returning to produce more comics,” said Artist Christopher Jones. “Between my growth as an artist and the fabulous color by Jason Wright I think these are the best-looking comics I’ve ever had a hand in creating. I love getting to help tell the stories of these characters, and I can’t wait for fans to see where things go after Young Justice: Phantoms.”
YOUNG JUSTICE: TARGETS #1
Written by GREG WEISMAN
Art and cover by CHRISTOPHER JONES
Variant cover by MEGHAN HETRICK
1:25 variant cover by TRAVIS MERCER
$3.99 US | 32 pages | 1 of 6 | Variant $4.99 US (card stock)
ON SALE 7/26/22
Young Justice: Targets #1 will first be available as part of all DC UNIVERSE INFINITE paid subscriptions on June 14 and will be in comic shops on July 26. Young Justice: Targets #1 features a main cover by Christopher Jones, a variant cover by Meghan Hetrick and a 1:25 variant cover by Travis Mercer. New issues will be available on DC UNIVERSE INFINITE for 30 days before they are available in comic shops.
New episodes of Young Justice: Phantoms are now streaming on HBO Max.
Young Justice: Targets #1 will be available on the DC Universe Infinite subscription service on June 14, 2022 and available in comics shops July 26, 2022. New episodes of Young Justice: Phantoms are currently streaming each week on HBO Max. The first half of Young Justice‘s fourth season, along with the show’s previous three seasons, is also available on the streaming service.
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