Justice League #29

Writer: Scott Snyder Artist: Bruno Redondo Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: August 7, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 19 User Reviews: 44
8.9Critic Rating
8.1User Rating

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Does a Starro dream of an electric Justice League? Sensing the danger to come, Jarro fears for his newfound friends. He ponders each one and their potential fate to decide whether he should mentally block them from going forward into what could be certain destruction...the coming war with the Legion of Doom!

  • 10
    Black Nerd Problems - Morgan Hampton Aug 7, 2019

    As we head into the “Justice/Doom War,” Snyder, Tynion IV, Redondo, and Jarro refresh our memories on the past few years of the DC Universe in a way that still manages to flesh out the characters of the story– especially some of the ones lacking exposure. Read Full Review

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Derek McNeil Aug 13, 2019

    It looks like we are finally reaching the event that everything has been building up to. With the stakes being nothing less than the fate of the entire multiverse and facing almost certain defeat, the League is in for their biggest challenge yet. Grab your popcorn, kids because this is going to be one hell of an event. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Book Bin - Deejay Dayton Aug 9, 2019

    As much as I hate the phrase, I have to admit this is a perfect jumping on point for new readers. You will get all you need to know about what has been taking place in the book, and be ready for the clearly major events that are about to unfold. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Aug 9, 2019

    Confused by the current Justice League storyline, the Year of the Villain crossover or just need a good place to jump into this book? The issue you've been waiting for is here! Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    You Don't Read Comics - Rick Lopez Aug 14, 2019

    The next issue sets to kick off the summer event for the title Justice/Doom War. This writing team continues to lay some intriguing groundwork for what is still yet to come. As the League garners numbers, before their fight against the mother of the Multiverse, and the Legion of Doom.  Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    AIPT - David Brooke Aug 7, 2019

    Another excellent installment in what is clearly the best superhero team book on the stands. It's big, it's hopeful, it's complex, and it's having so much fun doing it. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Beyond The Panel - Jideobi Odunze Aug 7, 2019

    Justice League #29 may have been all about Jarro, but it was also one of the most engaging issues for diving into the fortitude a hero must achieve when faced with a crisis. These are the moments that genuinely define a hero, and Jarro has found his as an entity that was once called a conqueror. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Aug 7, 2019

    As the final warm up, this was not the lead-in I thought we'd be getting, which made for a fun detour before the war gets underway. Year of the Villain's main title is building to some major storylines so it should be an exciting few months. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Aug 7, 2019

    Jarro is a fun character that easily could have wound up like Dex-Starr " a novelty that's trotted out to applause on occasion " but this issue indicates that Tynion might have much more nuanced plans. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comic Book Legion - Kelly OneShot Aug 7, 2019

    Truly a must read issue for anyone looking to get back into the series and anyone who wants to join the fight that awaits us all as Prepetua approaches. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    GWW - Deron Generally Aug 7, 2019

    Bruno Redondo does an excellent job with the art in this issue. Everything from the characters to the action looks amazing. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Dark Knight News - Bryant Lucas Aug 7, 2019

    Jarro is my new favorite Leaguer. Buy the damn book, and he'll be yours too. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Batman-News - Brian Warshaw Aug 7, 2019

    Justice League #29's recapping is, at times, a slog; but the Star of this show is Jarro, and no Starro has ever shone brighter. At its peaks, this book is hilarious, action-packed, and even heartwarming"and that's more than enough to make up for the valleys. Even if you don't make a habit of buying Justice League, this one is worth it all by itself. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - Pierce Lydon Aug 8, 2019

    Scott Snyder and James Tynion IV are able to lay out big plot points of the last couple of years while indulging some of Jarro's fantasies and it makes for a funny, heartfelt break from the usual big picture plot machinations we get in Justice League. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Christian Hoffer Aug 7, 2019

    It's a fun issue that nicely tees up the upcoming "Justice/Doom War" event and provides fans with one last smile before things likely explode. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Batman Universe - Jamie Dawn Aug 9, 2019

    Snyder and Tynion do an excellent job with this prelude to their epic climax, catching up lapsed readers while balancing epic stakes with fulfilling character moments. I cannot wait to see where we go from here. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Rokk Aug 10, 2019

    Justice League #29 was another excellent read. This issue has so much heart and soul. If you are a fan of Jarro then you absolutely must get this issue. If you are a new reader and are thinking about hopping aboard Justice League then you definitely need to get this issue. For long-time readers who are not a fan of Jarro? You guys can easily skip this issue. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Watch - Cody White Aug 11, 2019

    Justice League #29provides a perfect jumping on point for new readers while helping long-time readers re-organize the events of the past two years in a way that facilitates the move into the "Justice/Doom War." Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Aug 7, 2019

    This issue is a combination of great (Jarro!) and frustrating.  There are some huge moments, but they are lessened a bit by a lack of information.  Still, it all looks great and Jarro is just so much fun. Read Full Review

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