First Image Of Superman From ‘Justice League: War’

Posted Tuesday, October 8th, 2013 07:00 pm GMT -4 by


Following ‘Justice League: The Flashpoint Paradox’ the DC animated universe is headed into The New 52 territory with ‘Justice League: War’ which adapts the opening storyline from the current ‘Justice League’ comic book series, which gathered the world’s greatest heroes to oppose the ultimate evil, Darkseid.  Liberties have been taken, however, as Aquaman is absent and Shazam is substituted in his place.

Slowly, Warner Brothers has been releasing images from the film, including one of a redesigned Wonder Woman.  Now we get an image of Superman, along with Batman and Green Lantern.  The shot is only of his upper half, but it’s probably safe to assume he will look the same as he does in the current comics, meaning no red trunks.  It’s sort of odd, though, that his S shield logo appears so flat, compared to Batman’s chest emblem, which is more 3D.  It does seem that the look of the film is veering toward an anime style.

Superman will be voiced by ‘Firefly’ alum Alan Tudyk.  He will be joined by Jason O’Mara as Batman, Michelle Monaghan as Wonder Woman, Christopher Gorham as The Flash, Justin Kirk as Green Lantern, Shemar Moore as Cyborg, Sean Astin as Shazam, and Steve Blum as Darkseid.  Jay Olivia is directing the film, written by Heath Corston based on the original comic book by Geoff Johns, illustrated by Jim Lee.

Here are two additional images, first of Shazam:


And secondly, major bad guy Darkseid:


Though the movie won’t be released until next year (exact date to be determined), Warner Brothers will be promoting it this weekend at New York Comic-Con.  Jay Olivia, voice director Andrea Romano and producer James Tucker will be on hand to sign autographs and some surprise guests are expected.

Are you excited to see The New 52 coming to animation?  What would you like to see DC produce next?

Source WorldsFinestOnline

  • SeventhZombie

    A little disappointed they pushed Aquaman off for Shazam but I guess they have been trying to get Shazam back up there as a main players. Lantern’s look feels a little off not sure his new 52 look has translated well to this style of animation. I’d like to see a Throne of Atlantis movie or less likely a Blackest Night or Sinestro Corp movie. Heck if they’d just put some other characters at the front of the line instead of constantly using Batman or Supes I’d be thrilled.

    • JasonMBowles

      Unfortunately, after the Wonder Woman and Green Lantern movies didn’t sell as well as DC wanted, they eliminated any movies that didn’t star Superman, Batman or the JL. BUT Geoff Johns said Aquaman was getting a movie, so I think you’re on the right track with Throne of Atlantis.

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  • supermanfan

    I HOPE they do Superman right!!!!! like superman:unbound !!!!!!!!!!

  • badblokebob

    They ditched Aquaman, who’s been pretty good in the New 52, for Shazam, whose back-up thing has been so godawful I couldn’t bring myself to read any more, even in teeny tiny 8-page chunks?


    Well, that’s my money not being spent on this, then.

    • JasonMBowles

      I’m hoping this leads into Throne of Atlantis and allows Aquaman to take the spotlight. I’m not sure why they felt the need to include Shazam, unless there’s more in store for that character in the comics than I know about.

      • John Smith

        No, if Aquaman isn’t a member from the freaking get go it won’t work

  • Matangi Leduc

    I’d like to see “Batman court of owls” HUSH and “Child of Dreams”