Young Animal books to cross over with DC Universe

Doom Patrol to meet the Justice League in January, courtesy of Gerard Way, Steve Orlando and ACO.

At Comic-Con International today, Gerard Way, curator of the Young Animal line at DC Comics, announced that Doom Patrol, Shade the Changing Girl, Mother Panic and Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye will cross over into the DC Universe, starting with the Doom Patrol meeting Justice League of America.

The first of the four-part crossover, Doom Patrol Special arrives in January after the line takes a brief hiatus that starts in October. This issue will be co-written by Way and Steve Orlando, with art by ACO and cover art by Frank Quitely. It’ll also feature Milkman Man:

According to DC, these annuals mark “the conclusion of the first phase of the imprint and will send each series in surprising new directions.” And for music fans, Way promised more playlists and original music about the Young Animal titles, like the Cave Carson song Way released:

Check out some of the artwork shared at the panel below:

Cave Carson Has a Cybernetic Eye #11
Doom Patrol #7 by Nick Derington
Doom Patrol #8
Doom Patrol #8 variant by James O’Barr
Bug #3 cover
Shade the Changing Girl
Mother Panic

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