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One of the biggest returns in DC Comics’ New 52 relaunch last fall wasn’t a specific character or team, but the return of Travel Foreman. The artist burst onto the scene on Com.X’s Cla$$war and did a string of titles like Ares and Iron Fist for Marvel, but it wasn’t until his work on Animal Man that he came into his own. With news last month that Foreman is moving off Animal Man to join Birds of Prey, it got him thinking about other heroes he’d done in the past — some of which you’ve never seen.
On his Tumblr blog, Foreman showed off several unfinished pages for a Justice League vs. Authority comic that he worked on sporadically for fun from 2001 to 2004 in 2001. Foreman’s drawn The Authority on several occasions, but all of it for fun and not for DC publication.
But just imagine. With Marvel’s Avengers vs. X-Men coming in a few short months and DC looking for the next big step in its successful line-wide relaunch, what an actual Justice League vs. Authority series could do. Look at these pages from Foreman for a possible idea: