Black Hammer/Justice League: Hammer of Justice! #2

Writer: Jeff Lemire Artist: Michael Walsh Publisher: Dark Horse Comics Release Date: August 14, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 11 User Reviews: 16
8.6Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

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DC Comics and Dark Horse Comics present the ultimate superhero crossover event of 2019! After a mysterious stranger warps reality, the out-of-practice Black Hammer heroes must contend with both Starro and the rest of the DC universe. Meanwhile, Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, and Cyborg try to adjust to life on Black Hammer Farm, while Colonel Weird and the Green Lantern try to uncover the secret behind this reality swap and the strange man who started it all.

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Derek McNeil Aug 24, 2019

    Hammer of Doom is a fun book that is equal parts tragedy, humour, and thoughtful deconstruction of the comic book art form. Knowing Lemire's love for the DCU, I knew that this crossover event would be something special, and Lemire is fulfilling my expectations admirably. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Aug 14, 2019

    The story is smart and fresh. Lemire really knows what he is doing here. So does artist Michael Walsh. He is one of the best in the business. This book is a delight. I'm sad that it's only five issues for this story. Read Full Review

  • 9.1
    Comic Watch - Pat O'Malley Sep 4, 2019

    Im stoked to learn how Barry sacrificed himself, what Cyborgs theories lead to for the rest of the story and more hilarious moments between the dysfunctional Black Hammer and the complex but mostly stable League members. Whatever crazy cosmic multiverse shenanigans ensue next I'm onboard for this wild ride. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Dark Knight News - Kendra Hale Aug 25, 2019

    This team has done amazing things so far with this series, the slow build is agonizing but the attention to detail in Black Hammer/Justice League #2 is killer. The way each character is brought to life in words and form is sheer perfection, and I cannot wait to find out just what happened to cause one Leaguer to be missing from the story completely. Jeff Lemire and Michael Walsh have done an astounding job of making an entertaining comic, and I look forward to what's still to come. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Outright Geekery - William Pace Aug 29, 2019

    This book shouldn't be overlooked while you're buying your books at your local shop. Read Full Review

  • 8.8
    Multiversity Comics - Matthew Blair Aug 19, 2019

    One of the most ambitious comic book series in the past decade and proof that there is still room for originality in the superhero genre. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AiPT! - Nathaniel Muir Aug 13, 2019

    A strong, character-driven narrative that shows the pain people trying to be something they aren't go through. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    The Fandom Post - Chris Beveridge Aug 14, 2019

    The second issue of the series works better for me than the first since that had to deal with setup and there was some uncertainty with it as to the approach that Jeff Lemire was taking. I do like what's going on here and am getting into the groove of it well now that the interactions are picking up. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Adam Barnhardt Aug 14, 2019

    Though a bit toned down from the last issue, this title is still interesting as all get out"there's no denying that. Read Full Review

  • 7.3
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Aug 18, 2019

    It's a slower burn than I'd like, but it seems to be going somewhere interesting, and it looks pretty great. Read Full Review

  • 7.2
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Ben Snyder Aug 14, 2019

    While the ingredients to Justice League/ Black Hammer: Hammer of Justice #2 seem to work amazingly together, the result is just meh. Read Full Review

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