News breaks in all sorts of places these days — including, apparently, the Facebook page of a drinking glass manufacturer. Saturday, the image to the right appeared on the official ‘Toon Tumblers Facebook page.
It’s Jim Lee artwork for a Comic-Con International exclusive tumbler, and, as DC Women Kicking Ass pointed out, quite possibly the full roster of the new post-FlashpointJustice League series illustrated by Lee and written by Geoff Johns.
Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Green Lantern, Flash, Aquaman and Cyborg we already knew about; they were all on the initial cover released by DC Comics. The rest? From top left, there’s Deadman, Atom, Element Woman (a Jim Lee-designed character debuting as part of Flashpoint), Firestorm, Green Arrow, Hawkman, an unidentified female character (DC Women Kicking Ass guess Power Girl or Black Canary, though they note it’s a different look for the latter than from the cover of the new Birds of Prey #1) and Mera. That's 15 characters total — initial press on the series indicated that there would be 14 members on the team.
Fan speculation has noted the similarity of the unidentified female
and monster hunter Miranda Shrieve, a new character currently appearing
in Flashpoint: Frankenstein and the Creatures of the Unknown.
Of course, until DC officially confirms the full line-up, this is nothing more significant than an image for a con-exclusive tumbler. But seeing as how the core roster are in their established post-Flashpoint costume designs, the implication is clear.
Justice League #1 is out on August 31.
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