Blackest Night: JSA #1

Blackest Night: JSA #1

Event\Storyline: Blackest Night Writer: James Robinson Artist: Eddy Barrows Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: December 23, 2009 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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The mystery men of yesterday are back and they seek the hearts of their new counterparts! It's Mr. Terrific vs. Mr. Terrific, Dr. Midnite vs. Dr. Midnite, Sand vs Wesley Dodds! Can the new generation of heroes survive the rise of the Black Lantern JSA? Find out in this all-new miniseries from original JSA co-writer James Robinson and rising star artist Eddy Barrows (BLACKEST NIGHT: SUPERMAN)!

  • 9.0
    X-Man's Comic Blog - x-man75 Jan 25, 2010

    Oh yeah, I most definitely enjoyed this issue! Besides the main story, you also had the JSA coming face to face with their recently deceased teammate BL Damage, as well as Earth-2's BL Lois Lane going after Ma Hunkel, who is saved by the timely arrival of Power Girl, who is originally from Earth-2 and was like a daughter to BL Lois, plus we also get Liberty Belle running into her dead father, Johnny Quick. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    Weekly Comic Book Review - DS Arsenault Dec 23, 2009

    Buy it. At $2.99 it's a deal for your DC zombie apocalypse. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Doug Zawisza Dec 23, 2009

    This is a very good "Blackest Night" tie-in, perhaps one of the best yet, as Robinson steps up to the challenge. I just hope the other two issues are just as strong. If timing plays out, the "Blackest Night: JSA" #3 will come out the same week as "Blackest Night" #7, and I have to believe that the timing of those two issues, combined with the professional relationship between Geoff Johns and James Robinson is more than just coincidental. The JSA will play a big part in ending the "Blackest Night," but first they'll get much deeper into it. Read Full Review

  • 4.8
    IGN - Dan Phillips Dec 23, 2009

    That's the plot in a nutshell. To say this comic lacks substance and consequence would be giving it too much credit. There have been quite a few excellent Blackest Night tie-ins since the event began. This is not one of them. I have a hard time believing even the most adamant supporters of all things Blackest Night will find much to enjoy in these pages. Although I have to say, the idea of a Black Lantern Robinson deliberately ruining the writer's reputation is quite amusing. Read Full Review

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