Title: Justice League Issue 33
Publisher: DC Comics
Rating: 5 out of 5
Since the relaunch of the DCU three years ago, Geoff Johns has spearheaded the Justice League title. He kickstarted the Green Lantern titles and Aquaman. The Justice League, though, has seemed to be his baby. It needs to be the most important title in the DCU and set the tone for the rest of the DCU. His first story has already been made into an animated movie that, to me, works better than the comic. After, the title flipped flopped for me. But then came Trinity War.
Although I was disappointed that Trinity War turned out to be a prelude to Forever Evil, The Justice League title started to come into its own. Forever Evil, also written by Johns, held the main story line but his tie ins with the Justice Leagues were some of the best issues he’s written. Slowly introducing The New 52 versions of The Metal Men and The Doom Patrol means the DCU is finally branching out from the main list characters and give some time and effort to the B roster.
Dealing with the aftermath of Forever Evil, the Crime Syndicate’s Power Ring has found it’s new ringbearer. The character dynamic between Lex and Batman is jaw dropping, and a new Justice League will rise from this arc. I hope Johns stays on the title and continue to see what he has in store next. It’s refreshingly new. My only complaint is that it is still a month behind.