I don’t think that anybody would argue that Grant Morrison produced the quintessential Justice League in the first series titled just with the initials JLA. With enormous concepts and world-shaking threats nearly every storyline, this is what we expected from DC’s big seven. Character development of the major players was reserved to the pages of [...]
Well, now we have seen the start of the long-awaited (by me at least) Justice League Of America/The Ninety Nine, and I have to say, I really enjoyed it. These teams ups are better designed as mini-series rather than one off specials, as the many crossovers of the Nineties will remind us. It allows space [...]
I must have been living under a rock to not have discovered that the Justice League Of America later this month is set to team up with Teshkeel Comics’ The 99. After all, even President Obama has apparently praised Teshkeel as a much needed effort in promoting the peaceful face of the teachings of Islam, [...]
I took to thinking not so very long ago that the epic (but exactly highest quality) DC vs Marvel could do with another sequel. Both companies have moved on in their continuities quite dramatically, even if Marvel has returned to something approximating the original status quo. We have seen the spirit of it in the [...]
As much as I an enjoying the actual series itself, the continued appearance of nonsensical ‘White Lantern’ mysteries are rather annoying me. Case in point, the recent JLA/JSA crossover, with the Star Heart driving all magic mad. Really, what was the point in the White Lantern intervention? Now I can understand why Max Lord appears [...]
Brightest Day #1 ships today, promptly picking up the pieces from the Blackest Night. The first six pages star Boston Brand the Deadman who is of course not so dead anymore. For a career ghost, that is not a good move.
And the award for Most Bizarre Relationship goes to:-
get a raw deal. If you have been reading The Last Days Of The Animal Man, you will already know that Buddy’s life has once more taken a turn for the worst. Fortunately, #3 has revealed to me (maybe I missed it before) that this series is actually set fifteen years in the future. We [...]