DC has provided ComicBook.com with an exclusive preview of Martian Manhunter/Marvin the Martian Special #1, from writers Frank Barbiere and Steve Orlando with art by Aaron Lopresti and Jerome K. Moore.
The comic, out next Wednesday, also features a backup story from writer Jim Fanning and artist John Loter.
It's one of a handful of crossover one-shots hitting the stands throughout June from DC, with superheroes teaming up with, or even fighting, characters from the Looney Tunes cartoons.
Since each of the two universes features a prominent Martian, this one seemed like a no-brainer.
It isn't unheard-of for the Warner Bros.-owned DC characters to interact in various ways with Warner Animation's Looney Tunes world...but generally, it's just that: they're taking the party TO Earth-Looney Tunes, so to speak, and existed on their terms. Here, it appears the Looney Tunes characters are being brought...if not to the DC Universe itself, then to a world not unlike the ones being fashioned in DC's Hanna-Barbera adaptations like The Flintstones and Future Quest.
You can check the solicitation text out below, and the preview pages in the attached image gallery.
You can check out the full solicitation text below, and check out the preview pages in the attached image gallery.
Martian Manhunter tries to halt Marvin the Martian’s determination for world domination. J’onn is conflicted with his own Martian identity as he attempts to stop the hapless, determined Marvin from blowing Earth to bits in order to gain a clear view of Venus. And the bonus Looney Tunes backup story features DC characters written by Jim Fanning with art by John Loter!
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