Following his debut in the pages of DC Festival of Heroes: The Asian Superhero Celebration earlier this year, the Monkey Prince will leap into his own maxi-series next year from Gene Luen Yang, Bernard Chang and Sebastian Chen.
The first issue will arrive on Feb. 1, which is Lunar New Year.
In addition, today DC posted a new Monkey Prince short story on dccomics.com. Here’s the description of the new short story:
In this new tale, “Apokolips in the Heavenly Realm,” you’ll see the classic Journey to the West characters—Sun Wukong, King Bull Demon, Princess Iron Fan, Red Boy and Erlang-Shen—defending The Heavenly Realm against Darkseid and his parademons!
Here’s a look at the variant covers for the first issue of the Monkey Prince, by Stanley “Artgerm” Lau and Zao Dao:
And here’s a look at the character designs for the short story: