REVIEW: Justice League of America #10 – Careful What You Wish For

REVIEW: Justice League of America #10 – Careful What You Wish For

Justice League of America so far has set itself apart from the main League title by revolving around Batman’s attempt to form an effective team from his hand-selected team of outsiders, rookies and, in the case of Lobo, outlaws. So far, the concept has yet to really effectively gel, despite some considerable flashes of brilliance. Justice League of America #10, the opening instalment of the “Curse of the KingButcher” arc, isn’t any less uneven an…

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REVIEW: Justice League of America #1 – Heroes Among Us

REVIEW: Justice League of America #1 – Heroes Among Us

Justice League of America #1 proves that writer Steve Orlando has seized with both hands his place among the signature writers of the post-Rebirth era of DC Comics, and paired with Ivan Reis, the team delivers a sharp and effective premiere issue that justifies its existence as an additional Justice League title with room to spare. Here’s the problem with having both a Justice League book filled with the A-listers and a JLA title with…

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REVIEW: JLA Rebirth – The Ray #1: A Bright Return

REVIEW: JLA Rebirth – The Ray #1: A Bright Return

Justice League of America Rebirth – The Ray #1 is another one-shot in a series leading up to a new Justice League of America title. Like the one-shots before it that have focused on the Atom and Vixen, this issue attempts to re-introduce readers to the Ray, a second-tier (heck maybe even third or fourth) hero that was originally introduced in the Golden age and has enjoyed periodical revivals of greater or lesser successes over…

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“I hope to do as much as possible”: an Interview with Steve Orlando

“I hope to do as much as possible”: an Interview with Steve Orlando

This past Sunday morning, I got up bright and early to make an interview at New York Comic Con.  A comedy of errors meant I didn’t get to interview Steve Orlando until 25 minutes after his interview period started.  Soon enough, though, I was sitting across from him. Orlando is not a physically imposing man (unlike his most well-known current character, Midnighter).  I see something of my favorite kind of Clark Kent in him, in all…

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JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: New, Diverse Cast starting Jan. 2017

JUSTICE LEAGUE OF AMERICA: New, Diverse Cast starting Jan. 2017

The Atom.  Vixen.  Killer Frost.  The Ray.  Four heroes with interesting histories will go A-List this winter with the new Justice League of America ongoing and one shots, starting in January.  In a press release earlier today, DC announced: Foes of evil! Enemies of injustice! As it began in DC UNIVERSE: REBIRTH, for the mighty heroes of the Justice League of America, all wrongdoing is a menace to be stamped out! Whether it comes from outer space,…

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Matt Kindt to write Martian Manhunter backup for JLA

Matt Kindt to write Martian Manhunter backup for JLA

In an interview with MTV Geek, writer Matt Kindt revealed that he would be writing a series of backup features in the upcoming Justice League of America series. These backups will feature original JLA founding member J’onn J’onnz, also known as the Martian Manhunter. Speaking with DCComics.com, Kindt had this to say: “I can’t tell you how excited I am to be working on this. I grew up with the JLA and Manhunter was one…

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