Formerly Known As The Justice League #5

Writer: Keith Giffen, J.M. DeMatteis Artist: Kevin Maguire Publisher: DC Comics Critic Reviews: 2
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    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Nov 7, 2003

    Formerly Known as the Justice League, not just funny. Bwa-ha-ha-ha-ha-ha! funny. Read Full Review

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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Nov 9, 2003

    A very funny issue that is helped tremendously by my being a big fan of the original run, and as such I can fully appreciate the various nods of the head that this issue makes to those classic issue. I mean this issue is funny in its own right, as the interaction between Fire, Ralph and the devastated Mary Marvel in the opening pages is truly hilarious, and when Max and L-Ron enter the picture the comedy becomes even more enjoyable. I also like the fact that this issue plays up the idea that there is an aftermath to battles, as watching Blue Beetle struggle with the idea that people are more concerned that Captain Atom may be leaking deadly radiation, instead of the fact that he is dying, or Mary Marvel devastated state throughout this issue as Ralph continues to twist the knife makes for a fairly solid emotional aftermath to what was a fairly intense bit of action. This issue also brings back another welcome face from the original run, and there's also a fun look in on Batman and the Read Full Review

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