McDuffie taps into the fun of the JLU cartoon on which he worked by amassing a team of villains to square off against the heroes. It's hardly a new concept, but it's still a fun one. There's just one problem: with this book firmly set in current DC continuity, he's faced with the problem that DC villains were teamed together in the Society all too recently. In fact, the script refers to it repeatedly, with characters insisting it will be different this time. But it's not. The fact that other characters keep pointing that out as well doesn't help. McDuffie tries to overcome that challenge by acknowledging it in the story itself, but the effort falls short. Instead, he just keeps reminding the reader of the redundancy. Read Full Review
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