JUSTICE LEAGUE #12Media Release -- One of the most powerful love stories never told is about the shake the foundations of the DC Comics universe with the release of JUSTICE LEAGUE #12. In its pages, Superman and Wonder Woman, two of the world's biggest Super Heroes, unite in epic fashion for a relationship that will forever change their place in entertainment history.

This ultimate power couple mark the next step in their relationship with a kiss for the ages captured in a breathtaking cover by renowned artist and DC Entertainment co-publisher, Jim Lee. The story, written by the best-selling and award-winning DC Entertainment Chief Creative Officer, Geoff Johns, is evidence of the new direction promised since the launch of DC COMICS – THE NEW 52 a year ago. JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 hits stores on August 29.

"This is the type of story and relationship that THE NEW 52 allows us to create," said Johns. "We're able to make connections between characters that lead us down unexpected roads. How this story progresses throughout the DC Comics universe hopefully will surprise everyone."

Regarding his inspiration and the responsibility felt for one of the most memorable covers he's ever drawn, Lee commented, "This is a kiss between two of the biggest icons the world has ever seen. That is a sentiment that was not lost on me when putting this concept on paper. I turned to some of the most popular kisses in history as inspiration and hope that fans will appreciate what they see."

JUSTICE LEAGUE #12 is the conclusion of "THE VILLAIN'S JOURNEY" story arc revealing a struggle between the team of Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, Green Lantern, The Flash, Aquaman, and Cyborg as they combat their newest adversary, Graves. During this time the chemistry between Superman and Wonder Woman heats up, reaching a boiling point that will have long lasting effects.

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