Diana, Wonder Woman, Returns To The Justice League Early This Week

At the end of Death Metal, Wonder Woman died. Kinda. More like elevated to another reality. As you do. When Brian Bendis took over writing Justice League, he replaced Wonder Woman in the team with another Wonder Woman, Queen Hippolyta, her mother. And she is still the Wonder Woman in his ongoing Justice League series.

Diana, Wonder Woman, Returns To The Justice League

And looks like she still has the position in this month's Justice League #71 as well.

Diana, Wonder Woman, Returns To The Justice League

However in the upcoming Justice League Annual, it appears that Diana as back in the Wonder Woman suit, with the solicitation reading "The return of Wonder Woman! Wait, what's that?"

Diana, Wonder Woman, Returns To The Justice League

This comic was meant to be out in December, and is now scheduled for February, and changing its name from Justice League Annual 2021 to Justice League Annual 2022 in the process. But it seems the delay may make other upcoming comic books a little… incongruous. Because, this week, with the new Justice League Vs The Legion Of Super-Heroes #1 from Bendis and Scott Godlewski…

Justice League Vs The Legion Of Super-Heroes #1
Justice League Vs The Legion Of Super-Heroes #1

It looks like she's back already. Don't worry, it's a time travel story, it's fine for things to happen out of order.

Diana, Wonder Woman, Returns To The Justice League Early

And of course Naomi gets to grow older. She's got a TV show now and everything.

Diana, Wonder Woman, Returns To The Justice League Early

Okay, so what exactly did Oliver Queen do? Is this going to be about pooping again?

JUSTICE LEAGUE #70 CVR A YANICK PAQUETTE
(W) Brian Michael Bendis, Ram V (A) Phil Hester, Sumit Kumar (CA) Yanick Paquette
Place your bets, folks! The Royal Flush Gang is BACK and ready to take down the Justice League! Find out their connection to Deathstroke and their growing plot to destroy Green Arrow and Batman. Meanwhile, a villain from the Dark Multiverse has returned and he's about to turn the Justice League Dark's world upside down! Could this be the end of their team AND Atlantis?
Retail: $4.99 In-Store Date: 12/28/2021

JUSTICE LEAGUE VS THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #1 (OF 6)
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Scott Godlewski
One thousand years in the future, a Legion of Super-Heroes comes together to dedicate their lives to recapturing the great age of heroes of the 21st century. When the heroes discover that reality is falling to a great darkness in both times simultaneously, the Justice League and the Legion of Super-Heroes must team up to stop it all. But what is the connection between the secrets of the new Gold Lanterns and the coming of the Great Darkness? A monumental DC epic event miniseries!
In Shops: 1/11/2022 SRP: $3.99

JUSTICE LEAGUE #71 CVR A YANICK PAQUETTE & NATHAN FAIRBAIRN
(W) Brian Michael Bendis, Ram V (A) Phil Hester, Sumit Kumar (CA) Yanick Paquette, Nathan Fairbairn
The Royal Flush Gang hatched one of the most elaborate plans in the history of the DC Universe, and now we know that all of it was a prelude to the crime of this and maybe even the next century. How does it connect to the trial of Black Adam? When all seems lost, hope can still be found! With Wonder Woman now by their side, the Justice League Dark have survived to fight another day. Merlin is only getting started—can the team still prove they have the magic within to defeat the medieval mage? Retail: $4.99 In-Store Date: 1/25/2022

JUSTICE LEAGUE #72 CVR A YANICK PAQUETTE
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Emanuela Lupacchino (CA) Yanick Paquette
The Royal Flush Gang has hatched one of the most elaborate plans in the history of the DC Universe, and now we know that all of it was a prelude to the crime of this and maybe even the next century. What in the Multiverse could the Royal Flush Gang be after? How does it connect to Black Adam's trial? Find out here! Retail: $4.99 In-Store Date: 2/8/2022

JUSTICE LEAGUE 2021 ANNUAL #1 CVR A SANFORD GREENE
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A/CA) Sanford Greene
The return of Wonder Woman! Wait, what's that? Also, the return of…OMAC! Jack Kirby's greatest creation, the One-Man Army Corps, returns to the DC universe just in time to team up with the reunited Justice League to stop secret forces of evil from gathering! Join Eisner Award winner Sanford Greene as he brings the legacy of the League to life leading into Justice League vs. the Legion of Super-Heroes! Retail: $5.99  In-Store Date: 2/8/2022

JUSTICE LEAGUE #73 CVR A YANICK PAQUETTE & NATHAN FAIRBAIRN
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Emanuela Lupacchino, Wade Von Grawbadger (CA) Yanick Paquette, Nathan Fairbairn
"Lords of Chaos" part two! The Justice League and Justice League Dark team up to navigate the remade world of chaos. All the heroes must come together to save what's left of the world they have dedicated their lives to protecting. But has Doctor Fate gone bad? Oh no, he has. Retail: $4.99 In-Store Date: 2/15/2022

JUSTICE LEAGUE #74 CVR A YANICK PAQUETTE & NATHAN FAIRBAIRN
(W) Brian Michael Bendis (A) Emanuela Lupacchino, Wade Von Grawbadger, Szymon Kudranski (CA) Yanick Paquette, Nathan Fairbairn
Justice League Dark crossover conclusion! Another full double-size issue crossover spectacular as Xanadoth, the original Lord of Chaos, has returned. With unlimited power and revenge against all on its mind, the Lord of chaos has taken the form of Black Adam and no. One. Is. Safe. The final chapter of the Eisner-winning Bendis Justice League run wraps up with brand-new status quo for all! Retail: $4.99 In-Store Date: 3/15/2022

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Founder of Bleeding Cool. The longest-serving digital news reporter in the world, since 1992. Author of The Flying Friar, Holed Up, The Avengefuls, Doctor Who: Room With A Deja Vu, The Many Murders Of Miss Cranbourne, Chase Variant. Lives in South-West London, works from Blacks on Dean Street, shops at Piranha Comics. Father of two. Political cartoonist.
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