Future State: Legion of Super-Heroes #2

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Riley Rossmo Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: February 24, 2021 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 13
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The unthinkable has happened: one of the Legionnaires has betrayed the entire galaxy! The United Planets is in ruins, the team has been scattered across the cosmos, and madness reigns on multiple worlds! Now the surviving Legionnaires are just discovering the real truth behind what has happened to their dream of a new age of heroes. Don’t miss this shocking twist 1,000 years in the making from the team of writer Brian Michael Bendis and visionary artist Riley Rossmo.

  • 9.6
    Supergirl Comic Box Commentary - Anj Feb 26, 2021

    Of all the Future State books, this has been my favorite. I just hope we jump back in time. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Feb 24, 2021

    This bizarre, further future collection of heroes was unlike anything readers were expecting, but they still summon the same threads of hope and camaraderie that have inspired decades of past Legion fans, so all I have left to say is, "Long live the Legion!" Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Henchman-4-Hire - Sean Ian Mills Feb 27, 2021

    A couple good story twists make this two-part Legion of Super-Heroes epilogue worthwhile. The art is also something to behold. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    DC Comics News - Derek McNeil Mar 5, 2021

    Not really caring much about Bendis' regular title allowed me to appreciate Future State: Legion of Super-Heroesa lot more than I probably would have had I been a devout fan. Unfortunately, that doesn't say much about the regular title. But taken on its own, it's quite an enjoyable diversion. I think when the regular Legion of Super-Hero title resurfaces, it would be better off following the story started here or skipping ahead to the inevitable next reboot of Legion continuity. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Feb 23, 2021

    Some good points here, but too compressed"the opposite of what we usually get with a Bendis story. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    But Why Tho? - Charles Hartford Feb 23, 2021

    When all is said and done Future State: Legion of Super-Heroes #2gives readers a shocking narrative that delivers an unexpected ending to its story. It's the unfortunate insistence of clinging to the main series layout designs that seriously hampers its visuals. Combined with a bit of confusing lettering and you get a mixed bag of a book that could've been so much more. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Bleeding Cool - Hannibal Tabu Feb 27, 2021

    There are a number of good ideas here that may have been hampered by enthusiasm or lack of oversight but end up with something that doesn't follow the inspirational energy of the Legion. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Forces Of Geek - Lenny Schwartz Feb 24, 2021

    The story is extremely dull. I found it super hard to get into. The art by Riley Rossmo is a bright spot however. His art is wonderful to look at. He makes the whole issue hurt less. Read Full Review

  • 2.0
    Psycamorean Feb 23, 2021

    Please. No more Legion by Bendis. Let this be the end.

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  • 2.0
    Nihilist Feb 23, 2021

    I keep asking myself was there any point in shoehorning Legion into Future State to begin with. After all, the series tells stories with pretty much countless protagonists - some returning, others being merely one-offs. It is kinda baffling to me that such a giant ensemble comic ended up with 2 issue long micro story. And one that I think fails on every possible level, at that. The script is boring and since it's written by Brian Michael Bendis, it's way overtalked. It also lacks depth, direction, tension and purpose, due to its length. Meanwhile its art is, to put it simple, repulsive, although feel free to disagree with me here - our perception of beauty in art is purely subjective. Me, personally, truly dislike Rossmo's style, and think more

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  • 3.5
    F.T. Wolf Mar 2, 2021

    Still not a good issue. It has the same problems as #1. Art that is, in my opinion, ugly and very chaotic. A story that isn't interesting and ends in a rather boring/uninteresting way to boot. An overabundance of text, that makes it all a heavy read.

    Don't Recommend.

  • 1.0
    Sup3rsa1yan1990 Feb 23, 2021

    Bendis can go fuck himself

  • 1.0
    KFuqua Feb 24, 2021

    Such absolute, complete garbage. It's bad enough that they let Bendis write another Legion related book, but to add the absolutely awful drawings (can't really call it art) by Rossmo is even worse. If I could rank this any lower, I would.

    I really wish DC would give the Legion a title with a good writer and artist.

  • 1.0
    Logan X Feb 26, 2021

    Why?

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    Swift Planet Mar 30, 2021

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    Bruno Mael Feb 23, 2021

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