Justice League #28

Writer: James Tynion IV Artist: Javi Fernandez Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 17, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 14 User Reviews: 33
8.7Critic Rating
8.0User Rating

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The Apex Predator rises! Justice-Doom War is coming! This is the culmination of the Legion of Doom's master plan, and they will take the Justice League to far-out places they may never return from...and do things the DC Universe may never recover from.

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Derek McNeil Jul 19, 2019

    Snyder and Tynion have now set up the ultimate high-stakes fight between the forces of Justice and Doom. The entire multiverse is on the line and Lex Luthor is at the height of his power. Justice League looks to be the title where the fate of the entire DCU is going to be determined. Skipping this story is not an option for any serious DC fan. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Michael Fromm Jul 17, 2019

    While the scene with the Justice League felt a bit off, it was the moments between Lex Luthor and J'onn J'onnz that made this issue as gripping as it is. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Rick Lopez Jul 30, 2019

    As the Year of the Villain proceeds, Justice-Doom War rears its head in wait as the next chapter will kick off this explosive chapter in the Leagues mythos. The duo continues to work excellently together, with Tynion able to deliver exceptional characters moments on top of Fernandezs ability to layout these quiet issues and still keep them exciting for the readers. With the prologue chapter up next, new readers will have the perfect opportunity to join along as the Justice League face down against the creator of the multiverse itself. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jul 17, 2019

    This was a strong week for DC, but as usual you'll definitely want to make sure you don't leave the comic book shop without grabbing the latest issue of Justice League. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jul 17, 2019

    As James Tynion continues to handle writing duties on the lead-up to the Justice-Doom War, he proves once again that the bridge storylines can be just as compelling as the main event. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Dark Knight News - Bryant Lucas Jul 19, 2019

    Final Verdict: do yourself a favor and buy this book. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Batman-News - Brian Warshaw Jul 17, 2019

    "Apex Predator" goes out with a bang, setting the stage for the future of Snyder and Tynion's grand Justice League epic. Tynion is writing better than ever, Fernandez and Sampere pool their strengths to create an entire issue that looks good, and I couldn't be happier. You should be reading this book. Read Full Review

  • 8.6
    GWW - Deron Generally Jul 17, 2019

    Javier Fernandez and Daniel Sampere deliver some beautiful, dynamic and action filled art throughout this issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    AiPT! - David Brooke Jul 17, 2019

    Justice League is changing the way you think about Lex Luthor in a big way. Seeing as he's at the center of the "Year of the Villain" event, this is a must-read to gain an understanding of the bigger picture. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Beyond The Panel - Jideobi Odunze Jul 17, 2019

    Justice-Doom War is coming, and after the events of Justice League #28? You would be crazy to not be all in for what comes next! Nothing right now is what you prepared for at this stage in the story, and that is what keeps you coming back for more. This isn't that story where the heroes overcome obstacle after the next with little challenge. These are our gods among men struggling to beat back a team that you wouldn't have originally blinked twice at. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Jul 17, 2019

    Lex Luthor reveals more of his plan and it's all about upgrading and jacking himself up to the next level.  I wish there was more for the Justice League to do besides run into a dead (very dead!) end, but I am still enjoying the series and am excited to see where it's going.  Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Black Nerd Problems - Morgan Hampton Jul 17, 2019

    Justice League #28 closes out the Apex Predator arc providing us with a whole milk, mayonnaise infused Lex Luthor who is one step closer to his plans coming to fruition along with the destruction of the DC multiverse. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Batman Universe - Andy Nickelsen Jul 19, 2019

    With Lex tipping the scales in Dooms favor, and the whereabouts of Anti-Monitor still unknown, the scope and importance of the Justice League book in the greater DC Universe is very high. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Christian Hoffer Jul 17, 2019

    In the end, Justice League #28 does what it needs to do, and it sets up a big epic event for the fall. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Darkseid24 Jul 17, 2019

    Not a bad issue, but Year of the Villains is pretty slow& despite its name, we don’t see many villains in it up until now. Sure it’s not Year of the Heroes ( oh wait that’s every year anyway)? Instead of concentrating on the villains, Lex is trying to make his offer to many heroes as well. This time it’s Martian Manhunter. What’s weird, that Lex‘s outfit looks like he borrowed it from Desaad.
    While Lex is talking to J‘onn, the league is facing 3 members of the legion of doom, which is quite underwhelming.
    There’s also a timeline error. Batman is fighting in the league, while in Kings Batman run he just broke his back& is somewhere walking in the mountains. Year of The Villains just doesn’t fit well with some runs more

  • 4.5
    Spacey Medicine Aug 16, 2019

    Still not interested.

  • 3.0
    YourGreenMuse Jul 17, 2019

    This is just void of interesting ideas to me.

  • 2.5
    AdmiralWhiskers Jul 20, 2019

    This JL issue finally puts some meat on the bones of this Year of the Villain concept, at least from Lex Luthor's perspective. That in and of itself is appreciated.

    James Tynion's writing is so terribly overwrought. He could use half the words and get at least as much meaning out of the book. But his problem isn't unique; most writers should confine themselves to a study hall with a few trade paperbacks from the pre-Alan Moore days and see how comic writing was done. Simpler, yes, but at least as effective. That's not to say that Moore was a bad writer, not in the least. He is a fantastic writer, but he is unique with his skillsets. Most writers simply can't do comics like he does (or, I guess, did).

    But, and th more

  • 10
    Inknight033 Jul 17, 2019

    Interesting issue. Let's see where this goes!

  • 9.0
    Anotherfan Jul 17, 2019

    Here we are. The prologue of Year of the Vilain. I think there has been a problem with marketing because all of this "The Offer" month has been bullshit, the real stuff will begin next month. However, everything has been put in place for a great summer event and I'm pretty hyped for this. The great thing is that it really feels that it is an event reaching across the all DC universe. With JL, JLO, JLD, Batman/Superman and all the tie in, it seems like it was well thought.
    Coming back to this issue, we got a lot twists and it was a blast. The art was great and i really love Tynion IV writing. My only problem is that even if I love Luthor's plan and actions, it doesn't feel like this is what he would do but it is not a big issues.

  • 9.0
    Batman Jones Jul 17, 2019

    This Justice League run has been so much fun. My favorite title from Snyder and/or Tynion to date.

  • 8.5
    EDiakota Jul 18, 2019

    "Bring it on."

  • 8.5
    Br'er Lapin Jul 21, 2019

    Apex Lex just Majin Buu'd Martian Manhunter.

  • 7.5
    allenquanobi Jul 17, 2019

    Good issue. Builds upon the Lex/Manhunter friendship and gives an insight into what this year of the villain is really about. My one complaint, which really extends to all comics, is how the timing of events works. In this issue, we see Batman with the team, but Luthor said he extends his offer, and we see Bane, who in King's Batman, is ruling Gotham, and Bruce is nowhere to be seen. Just curious continuity is all, but otherwise this is good filler up until Snyder can return and really kick off the event.

  • 7.0
    Silver Rocket Jul 17, 2019

    Interesting ideas, but ultimately boring execution.

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  • 9.5
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  • 9.0
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  • 9.0
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  • 9.0
    Jason The Dude Jul 25, 2019

  • 8.5
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  • 8.5
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  • 8.5
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  • 8.5
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  • 8.0
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  • 8.0
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  • 8.0
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