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JUSTICE LEAGUE #0 Variant Covers Revealed

The zero issue will feature less League members and more Shazam!

One of the questions I originally had was how could there really be a zero issue for JUSTICE LEAGUE when they weren't even a team until a few issues into the series? We couldn't really have flashbacks to each member since that's what's happening in their own titles.

If you've read the solicit, you already know the answer. JUSTICE LEAGUE #0 will focus on the Power of Shazam as well as feature the origin of Pandora, which leads into the 'Trinity War.'

DC has revealed the variant covers to the issue today on their blog by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado.

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I sure am super excited for this. I've been digging the Shazam back ups and, of course, wish they were longer. I can't wait to see more on Billy Batson and Shazam.

Check out the black-and-white variant as well.

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JUSTICE LEAGUE #0 is on sale September 19, 2012.

52 Comments

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Posted By Lvenger

Very dynamic! Can't wait to see how the first chapter of Shazam ends!

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Posted By Billy Batson

Reis' variant is better than Frank's cover.
Hopefully Billy will change for the better <_<
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Posted By Aeroman

yes we need more shazam

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Posted By the_stegman

Well, at least he doesn't look like a serial killer on the variant cover.

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Edited By ArtisticNeedham

I can't wait either. I am looking forward to the character development where Billy becomes the good kid we know, maybe not so innocent but still a good guy and less mean and hostile and hardened. But, honestly, that one image of Captain Marvel with an evil grin (angry eyebrows with a smile) makes me worried that the evolution of his character might not be so fast or much at all. What if, when Billy becomes Marvel he starts out using his powers to get back at the world? I am just worried that the sweet and friendly Captain Marvel wont show up at all. I was also worried that they would go the New 52 rout and use all the kids to combine into Captain Marvel, and it looks like I was wrong about that.

Do you think once Billy becomes Captain Marvel he uses his magic powers to give the tiger its ability to speak?

Still can't wait to see it though. And I hope its gets its own comic in the New 52. I also want Cyborg to get his own comic too.

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Posted By zachkastner

I'm glad Cap is finally starting to smile. Maybe once Billy is given the power of Shazam his goodness comes to the forefront and he is happier more often.

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Posted By SoA

im not 100% on this new capt marvel , but fingers crossed he wont be cancelled and forgotten... again

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Posted By ARMIV2

@zachkastner said:

I'm glad Cap is finally starting to smile. Maybe once Billy is given the power of Shazam his goodness comes to the forefront and he is happier more often.

That would be great. Captain Marvel is a character who shouldn't be darkened.

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Posted By ronmon

I've been waiting for this for about a year.

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Posted By Arkhamc1tizen

I love shazam so im looking forward to see how it ends

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Posted By Twentyfive

Awesome Variant. Can't wait to pick it up.

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Posted By haydenclaireheroes

LOVE THIS COVER!! Shazam is the best thing about the Justice League!

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Posted By kartron

Wow.. cant wait to grab it!!!

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Posted By Webjaker

Looks like Bruce Campbell in the variant!?

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Posted By modunhanul

Shazam needs his own series.

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Posted By zombietag

@modunhanul said:

Shazam needs his own series.

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Edited By Utandi

Wow, awesome covers!

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Posted By JayMar89

wow that cover is great

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Posted By Cavemold

That better be a cover of the week

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Posted By clemj

AWWWWWWWWWW yeah

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Posted By Jonny_Anonymous
@zombietag said:

@modunhanul said:

Shazam needs his own series.

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Posted By kingjoeg

I heard that these 0 covers are just promotional. Also that the actual covers for all 52 zero issues havnt been released yet.

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Posted By supermanfan122508

Must. Buy.

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Posted By wildcardcomics

I love how we all keep calling it "Captain Marvel". :D

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Posted By Emperormeister734

Can't Wait

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Posted By EthanFantastic

It's quite sad when the back-ups are what make you buy the actual book. This really needs to be its own series.

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Posted By Grey56

I like the original cover to # 0 better ?

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Posted By RedOwl_1

@supermanfan122508 said:

Must. Buy.

Indeed.

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Posted By TheBigRedCheese

Captain Marvel is smiling again. :D

Too bad I still don't like that suit he's wearing.

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Posted By Smart_Dork_Dude

Now THAT is Captain Marvel. I was beginning to get worried.

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Posted By wowylied

Captain marvel look like a pervert rapist on the normal cover seriously.

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Posted By MAJID

@modunhanul said:

Shazam needs his own series.

THIS

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Posted By TheMadMonkey

DC tried to make a "darker" Captain Marvel back in 1987 with the "Shazam!: The New Beginning" mini-series by Roy & Dannette Thomas and Tom Mandrake. It was spun out of the Legends crossover event. Thankfully, that version didn't stick and was promptly forgotten about in favor of the Captain Marvel who was appearing in Justice League.

I hope DC isn't going to try it again. If anything, I feel they should be using the model set by Jerry Ordway in "The Power Of Shazam!". In my opinion, Ordway's was the best modern take on the Marvel family.

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Posted By BushidoBlack

@haydenclaireheroes said:

LOVE THIS COVER!! Shazam is the best thing about the Justice League!

Ain't that the truth.

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Posted By longbowhunter

Great cover! Havent been reading the back up. I would probably buy a solo book though.

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Posted By Wolverine0628

So, will subscribers receive the #0 issues automatically, or do we have to buy them like everybody else? 

@Jonny_Anonymous said:

@zombietag said:

@modunhanul said:

Shazam needs his own series.

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Posted By sinestro_GL

SHAZAM!

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Posted By AngelComa

I want this!

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Posted By mrp0p0

So excited!

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Posted By zachkastner

@wildcardcomics said:

I love how we all keep calling it "Captain Marvel". :D

Because his name always will be Captain Marvel! :D

Big Red Cheese for life!

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Posted By Mbecks14

I love Reis and Frank! Great covers! Very excited!

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Posted By hyperman
@ArtisticNeedham said:

. I was also worried that they would go the New 52 rout and use all the kids to combine into Captain Marvel, and it looks like I was wrong about that.

mmm i don't like that flashpoint version (all the kinds to combine into Capitan marvel) i prefer the old-three-member Marvel family.

   
Neither I like the huge golden triangle in the chest, it looks uncomfortable.
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Posted By RedheadedAtrocitus

I'm getting this for certain!!!!!!! Can't wait! The variant I'm seriously considering as well.

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Posted By Dernman
@Billy Batson said: 

Hopefully Billy will change for the better <_<
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Unfortunately for the Mods that will never happen. :p
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Posted By SupahForeigner

The first cover looks brilliant, I would really consider getting that issue if I saw it on the shelf, it's highly appealing.

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Posted By Super_SoldierXII

I just wish Lefield was writing and penciling ...

(Runs for cover)

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Posted By Miss_Garrick

Looks interesting.

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Posted By xanthiss

The first one he looks like he is auditioning for Glee and the second one he looks evil.

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Posted By yo_yo_fun

The first cover looks freakin awesome!

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Posted By CaptainMarvel4Ever

@haydenclaireheroes said:

LOVE THIS COVER!! Shazam is the best thing about the Justice League!

No he hasn't, Captain Marvel has been completely out of character, and he's brought the book down.

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