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Superman and Batman lead the charge of the "new" DC Comics

The first week of DC Comics relaunch highlights the diversity of the new line.

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Last week we saw the beginning with Justice League #1. This week, the official Week 1 of DC Comics – "The New 52" – starts in full swing today with the release of 13 titles: "Action Comics," "Animal Man," "Batgirl," "Batwing," "Detective Comics," "Green Arrow," "Hawk And Dove," "Justice League International," "Men Of War," "O.M.A.C.," "Static Shock," "Stormwatch," and "Swamp Thing."

DC’s bold initiative to restart their whole universe – that is, to start all their most popular series over again at issue #1 – is part of a larger plan aimed at reinvigorating the characters for old and new readers alike. The current batch of titles include war, horror, and of course plenty of superheroics with female and minority characters starring in several books.

A couple of this week’s highlights:


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