JSA #59

Writer: Geoff Johns Artist: Sean Phillips Publisher: DC Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Mar 18, 2004

    A clever use of the time travel concept as an old enemy of the Justice Society makes use of time travel to torment his enemies in the present day by taunting them with his knowledge of their deaths in the future. Now aside for creating a somewhat ominous feel by hinting that members of the JSA are going to die at some point in the future, the main plot of this issue is upstaged by the secondary plot elements that prove to be far more engaging than watching a villain essentially playing the Ghost of Futures Yet to Come. Still there are some pretty significant developments in this issue as two characters decide to leave the team, and one of these departures leaves behind an emotionally devastated teammate. The issue also manages to offer up a nice bit of continuity, in that it's become clear that Geoff Johns has made time travel in the DCU a bit more difficult, as Rex Tyler struggles to come up with a means of getting back to his son. The scene where Rex has his encounter with the time t Read Full Review

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