JLA #91

Writer: Dennis O'Neil Artist: Tan Eng Huat Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: December 24, 2003 Critic Reviews: 2
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"Extinction" part 1! The JLA finds itself in a dilemma when a mysterious, shape-shifting creature from another planet gets blasted into our solar system through a tear in space. Is the creature friend or foe--or both?

  • 5.0
    Comics Bulletin - Glenn Collins Dec 30, 2003

    The environmental theme is worthy. I only wish you could say the same of the writing and artwork. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Jan 3, 2004

    If you've seen the film Star Trek IV, which I caught again a couple months back during a marathon of the Star Trek films, than you probably will recognize the plot of this issue, as we have an alien traveling to Earth to locate a species of animals that is on the verge of being wiped out of existence by the evil environmental practices of humans. Of course one has to pretend that we haven't seen this film as Dennis O'Neil seems to feel that we won't be waiting for him at the finish line as his story chugs along to its highly predictable finish. Now the issue opens with a cute display of Plastic Man's powers, as he's in the Watchtower when it falls victim to a meteor shower. However, the issue falls victim to some plot devices that I haven't seen in a very long time, such as the characters describing what's going on in great detail, or characters reacting to each other in such an overblown fashion that one has to wonder if Dennis O'Neil is playing a joke on the readers, or if he really Read Full Review

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