Apart from the aforementioned Barretto, Joe Abraham, Cynthia Martin, Mark Badger and Chase Conley provide pages of art that while they do not blend together do not clash. Abram's work is starting to grow on me. Cynthia Martin though has a stronger line and better depicts action. Mark Badger is a take it or leave it artist. He's always been that way, and for Planetary Brigade, I'll take it. His style certainly suits the surreal scenes. Chase Conley best illustrates subtle gestures and facial expressions. Each artist works with his or her strengths and makes Planetary Brigade attractive and entertaining. I hope that this technique is used on future issues. Read Full Review
In recent years, the return of the Giffen/DeMatteis team has brought us two Justice League where-are-they-nows, a Defenders mini, and a couple of portions of Hero Squared. All have been fun, each a nice little sample of the wit and lunacy of the Justice League series that made the pair famous (to use the term loosely). But this, this is the thing itself. Planetary Brigade is a glorious resurrection of all that made JLI so much fun, with the rapid-fire series of jokes bolstered by nonstop superhero action. It's ridiculous. Finally. Read Full Review
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