Young Justice #1, the first regular issue of the new monthly title from DC Comics, sold an estimated 10,750 copies in its first month. The title’s debut numbers puts it on par with the debut sales of the first Batman: The Brave and The Bold comic series. The Young Justice comic series expands on the continuity of the hit animated series, telling stories taking place between episodes. Young Justice #1 originally went on sale February 16th, 2011.
DC Comics released a special preview issue, Young Justice #0, in January 2011, which debuted to equally impressive sales of nearly 9,500 copies moved. To compare, the ongoing The All-New Batman: The Brave and The Bold series from DC Comics averages 6,800 issues sold each month.
The current creative team for the Young Justice comic title features writers Art Balazar and Franco and artist Mike Norton. However, artist Christopher Jones, previously of the acclaimed comic titles The Batman Strikes! and Justice League Adventures, will be taking over art duties with issue six. Balazar and Franco are also expected to step down in the near future, with Young Justice series producer Greg Weisman and writer Kevin Hopps taking over.
Click here for details on the July 2011-shipping issue of the Young Justice comic series from DC Comics. Young Justice ships monthly from DC Comics with a cover price of $2.99US.
Young Justice airs on Cartoon Network every Friday at 7:00pm (ET), with the network airing special encore presentations the following Sunday at 8:00pm (ET). Stay tuned for future updates on both the Young Justice animated series and comic title, including exclusive content and much more, right here at The World’s Finest.
Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has released the following gameplay trailer for the forthcoming Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters video game. Hitting shelves on June 7th, 2011 for all major consoles, Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters ties into the upcoming Green Lantern theatrical film. A new description for the title is also available below. Click on the thumbnail image below to view the trailer in the High-Definition Quicktime format.
Featuring the voice and likeness of Ryan Reynolds (in the Xbox 360 and PS3 versions), Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters allows players to assume the role of Hal Jordan to battle the Manhuntersa once noble android police force who are now bent on destroying the Green Lantern Corps.
Players take control of the most powerful weapon in the universe the Green Lantern Power Ring and conjure a spectacular range of hard-light constructs including a gatling gun, giant fists, and much more as they take flight to outer space in an effort to restore Intergalactic order. For more information please visit http://www.facebook.com/greenlanternvideogame.
Harness the power of the Green Lantern Power Ring on the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii, Nintendo DS, and Nintendo 3DS when Green Lantern: Rise of the Manhunters hits shelves June 7th, 2011.
Further details on this upcoming video game release are expected in the near future, including new content.