Longtime Marvel artist Kris Anka is jumping over to DC to work with Brian Michael Bendis on Wonder Comics' Young Justice title. Bendis, who worked with Anka on Uncanny X-Men in 2014, announced Anka's work on Instagram. Take a look:
we received amazing news today @dccomics #dcwondercomics Young justice number one and Naomi number one both sold out all over the country and are both going to a second printing. Thank you! Thank you to the retailers who backed us and the fans who demanded it. As I thank you here is a exclusive preview to the cover of young justice number five By @patrickgleasonstudio which will also feature A special Tim drake sequence by @kristaferanka don’t forget to tell your local comic book store to hold issues for you. Including the upcoming wonder twins and dial h for hero both from #dcwondercomics #timdrake #youngjustice #dcnaomi #stephaniebrown #amythestprincessofgemworld #impulse #connerkent #jinnyhex #teenlantern #thank you
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News of Anka doing a "Tim Drake sequence" follows recent Robin sketches Anka has posted on social media, including this one of Tim Drake:
t.drake warm up pic.twitter.com/43I8Ku0UpI— Krismas (@kristaferanka) January 28, 2019
Anka has worked steadily for Marvel since 2013. In December, Anka confirmed Runaways #18 would be his last issue on interiors but planned to continue drawing covers.
Young Justice #5 is expected to come out in May.