DC Sneak Peeks: Batman, Superman and Justice League

All month long we’ve been releasing sneak peeks of our June comics. You can look for most of them in the back of our Convergence titles and right here on DCComics.com. However, three of these sneak peeks first ran in DIVERGENCE, the special title we released for Free Comic Book Day on May 2nd, and haven’t appeared on the DC Comics website…until now. Below, you can read original, eight-page standalone stories for Batman, Superman and Justice League. These aren't excerpts from the June issues—these are original short stories that set up what awaits you next month. Enjoy!

Martian Manhunter

What are our best traits as humans? Our empathy? Our intelligence? Our respect for life and constantly striving to do right? It’s ironic, then, that within the DC Universe, very few people embody those very human traits quite as well as J’onn J’onzz, the Martian Manhunter.

A former police officer and family man on his home planet of Mars, J’onn’s life was shaped by great tragedy after witnessing horrific fires that engulfed and destroyed his people and planet—leaving him the lone survivor of his race. Grieving for his family and world, J’onn made Earth his new residence, quickly becoming one of the universe’s most powerful protectors and a key asset for the JLA.

Possessing a unique set of powers and abilities, Martian Manhunter rivals even Superman when it comes to his capabilities. Incredible strength, flight, shape-shifting, invisibility, telepathy, telekinesis, extensive wisdom, powerful optic blasts… Martian Manhunter is a force to be reckoned with. Yet for all of his power and wisdom, this near-immortal is still troubled by that which destroyed his world—fire. Though it continues to haunt him, he has learned to channel his fear and transform it into resilience, one of mankind’s greatest traits. Shaped by tragedy and driven by a desire to prevent his planet’s fate from happening to Earth, Martian Manhunter continues to prove that there’s much we can learn from this uniquely human hero.

Bring Your DC Universe Fandom to Life This June

This June, the DC Universe returns in a big way with the launch of over twenty brand new comics along with the return of Batman, Justice League, Superman, Wonder Woman, The Flash and the rest of your favorites. But as if that wasn’t already a great reason to visit your local comic book shop each week, this June you can also look for special collectibles celebrating the heroes and storylines of the DC Universe which you can use to show off your fandom all summer long.

DC Sneak Peeks: Bizarro, Dr. Fate, Bat-Mite, Lobo and More!

Can't wait for our new June comics? We don't blame you, which is why we're giving you a sneak peek of each and every one of them in all of this month's Convergence comics and right here on DCComics.com! Below, you can read original, eight-page standalone stories from ten of our eagerly awaited upcoming comics. These aren't excerpts from the June issues—these are original short stories that set up what awaits you next month. Enjoy!

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DC All Access - Justice League Gets a New Member + Free Comic Book Day!

Justice League #40 explodes into stores today, setting up this summer's eagerly awaited "Darkseid War." In this exclusive DC All Access clip, Tiffany talks with Justice League writer Geoff Johns and artist Jason Fabok about the return of Darkseid and what changes it will bring to the Justice League lineup. Also, we discuss Free Comic Book Day and look at some of our recent Convention Correspondent Search entries!

For more on Free Comic Book Day, including information on DC and Vertigo talent signings: http://www.dccomics.com/blog/2015/04/20/celebrate-free-comic-book-day-2015-with-your-favorite-dc-comics-writers-and-artists

For even more on "Darkseid War" from Geoff Johns and Jason Fabok: http://www.dccomics.com/blog/2015/03/11/a-dark-day-dawning-geoff-johns-and-jason-fabok-discuss-darkseid-war

To read Justice League #40 digitally: https://www.readdcentertainment.com/Justice-League-2011-40/digital-comic/1052000405001

For details on how to enter our Convention Correspondent Search for a chance to attend San Diego Comic-Con: http://www.dccomics.com/contest

Celebrate Free Comic Book Day 2015 with Your Favorite DC Comics Writers and Artists

Free Comic Book Day isn’t just about free comics. Oh yes, there are plenty of free books to be had, but the day is really about celebrating the medium. Visiting a local comic book shop and interacting with other fans. Introducing new readers to the medium and characters that we love. Thanking your favorite retailer for everything they do for us by buying some comics when you pick up your free ones.

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