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Comic book fans gathered in NYC to celebrate new DC Comics release

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DC comic writer Scott Snyder speaks to excited Fans at DC Comics Midnight Madness Event Celebrating the release of New No. 1 issue of "Justice League" at Mid Town Comics on August 30, 2011 in New York City.

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Excited Fans at DC Comics Midnight Madness Event Celebrating the release of New No. 1 issue of "Justice League" at Mid Town Comics on August 30, 2011 in New York City.

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Jim Lee, artist and co-publisher of DC Comics with fans at Midnight Madness event celebrating the release of New No. 1 issue of "Justice League" at Mid Town Comics on August 30, 2011 in New York City.

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Fans at DC Comics Midnight Madness Event Celebrating the release of New No. 1 issue of "Justice League" at Mid Town Comics on August 30, 2011 in New York City.

From TODAY.com

Superman won’t be married to Lois Lane anymore. Batgirl will get out of the wheelchair the Joker put her in and bop bad guys again. And the faces behind the masks of DC Comics’ superheroes will be more reflective of an America that isn’t as white as it used to be.

Changes like that were enough to have fans camped out in folding chairs in front of Midtown Comics’ Times Square store Tuesday afternoon, waiting to snap up copies of Justice League No. 1 — the first of 52 DC comic books about to start over from Issue No. 1 — when it comes out on Wednesday.  Full story.