Justice League
The Justice League, also called the Justice League of America or JLA, is a fiction
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al superhero
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 team that appears in comic book
Comic book
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s published by DC Comics
DC Comics
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First appearing in The Brave and the Bold
The Brave and the Bold
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#28 (February/March 1960), the League originally appeared with a line-up that included Superman
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, Batman
Batman is a fictional character created by the artist Bob Kane and writer Bill Finger. A comic book superhero, Batman first appeared in Detective Comics #27 , and since then has appeared primarily in publications by DC Comics...

, Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman
Wonder Woman is a DC Comics superheroine created by William Moulton Marston. She first appeared in All Star Comics #8 . The Wonder Woman title has been published by DC Comics almost continuously except for a brief hiatus in 1986....

, Flash (Barry Allen), Green Lantern
Hal Jordan
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 (Hal Jordan), Aquaman
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, and the Martian Manhunter
Martian Manhunter
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. However, the team roster has been rotated throughout the years with characters such as Green Arrow
Green Arrow
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, Atom, Hawkman, Hawkgirl
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, Black Canary
Black Canary
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, Captain Marvel
Captain Marvel (DC Comics)
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, Plastic Man
Plastic Man
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, Red Tornado
Red Tornado
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, other Green Lanterns, and dozens of others.