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George Pérez To Be Celebrated By DC This June

DC to celebrate the birthday of George Pérez for all of June.

DC to celebrate the birthday of George Pérez for all of June.

DC will celebrate the 68th birthday of George Pérez with a two-page spread featuring some of his most beloved characters in each of its June periodical releases. Pérez is one of the titans of the comic industry, Accompanying the spread on a separate page will be a key highlighting the characters and artists that participated.

In addition, the tribute will also be featured as a variant cover for Dark Crisis #7. Each issue of the event series will feature a cover highlighting a previous crisis event from D.C.’s history. It will start with the genre-defining Crisis on Infinite Earths by Marv Wolfman and George Pérez for issue #1. 

A special version of the Dark Crisis #7 variant cover will be available for sale by The Hero Initiative to raise funds for one of Pérez’s favorite charities. Pérez is a founding member of Hero Initiative’s board of directors and has served as chair of its Disbursement Committee.

The tribute features the following D.C. characters that Pérez is most known for:

  • The Monitor & Anti-Monitor – Jim Lee & Scott Williams
  • Trigon – Todd McFarlane
  • ​The Spectre – Alex Ross
  • Darkseid – Walter Simonson
  • Firestorm & The Justice League Satellite – Scott Kolins
  • Ares & Hippolyta – Phil Jimenez
  • Cheetah & The Amazons – Colleen Doran
  • Lady H.I.V.E. & H.I.V.E. Agents – Scott Koblish
  • Vigilante – Dave Gibbons
  • Cheshire – Joëlle Jones
  • Brother Blood – Darryl Banks
  • Blackfire – Mike McKone
  • Gizmo & Mammoth – Klaus Janson
  • Shimmer – Bruno Redondo 
  • Psimon – Mikel Janín
  • Neutron & Jinx – Dan Mora
  • The Legion of Super-Heroes – Francis Manapul
  • The Justice Society of America – Jerry Ordway
  • Power Girl & Huntress – Kevin Maguire
  • The Justice League of America (and the background) – Dan Jurgens & Norm Rapmund
  • Superboy-Prime & Alexander Luthor – Ivan Reis
  • Supergirl – Gary Frank
  • Harbinger – Adam Hughes
  • Pariah – Daniel Sampere
  • Jericho & Kole – Nicola Scott
  • The New Teen Titans, Deathstroke & George Pérez – José Luis García-López
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