Justice League #30

Writer: James Tynion IV, Scott Snyder Artist: Jorge Jimenez Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: August 28, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 21 User Reviews: 37
8.9Critic Rating
8.8User Rating

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The "Justice Doom War" starts here! The Lex Luthor the League has known and fought is no more, replaced by an apex predator version of Lex, powered by Perpetua with a goal of bringing tragedy to the DC Universe. Now that Lex has powered up villains across the cosmos, he marshals his own troops, sparking a war between the Legion of Doom and the Justice League that will span space, time and the Multiverse itself. This is the start of the next big Justice League event, with consequences affecting "DC's Year of the Villain" and beyond!

  • 10
    But Why Tho? - CJ Aug 28, 2019

    Justice League #30 masterfully brings several plot threads together while giving equal focus to both heroes and villains. It is also stunningly illustrated by one of the best artists in DC's roster. Given how the issue ends, I am more than eager to see the events of the Justice/Doom War and what effect it might have on the larger DC Universe. Read Full Review

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Derek McNeil Sep 3, 2019

    Even without the JSA, I am eager to see where this story is headed, but I am especially eager to see what role the Justice Society plays in the story, and what the story will reveal about the Justice Society's place in the post-Doomsday Clock DCU. The Justice/Doom war is definitely shaping up to be a defining moment in the history of the Justice League. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Michael Fromm Aug 28, 2019

    In the 20 short pages that make up Justice League #30, you will find a continuation of impressive universe-building, stunning artwork, and an ending so mind-bogglingly exciting you'll be counting the minutes until the next issue is released. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Black Nerd Problems - Morgan Hampton Aug 28, 2019

    If you haven't been reading this series so far, this is a pretty good point to jump in. As I stated, it does a good job of streamlining the conflict of the past 29 issues and clearly stating what the good guys and the bad guys want. So, if you're not a completionist like me, jump right in blind! You won't be confused. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Aug 28, 2019

    DC easily could have made this a standalone huge mini-series event, but are wisely going the more restrained route in letting this play out in their strongest title. While it's worth checking out what's come before if you've missed it, this is the real start to what everyone's going to be talking about from the main DC universe for the rest of 2019. Read Full Review

  • 9.8
    GWW - Deron Generally Aug 28, 2019

    Jorge Jimenez delivers some fantastic art throughout this issue. Everything from the characters to the backgrounds look fantastic. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    The Brazen Bull - Charlie Chipman Aug 28, 2019

    Another great issue in an epic series that won't soon be forgotten, Justice League (2018-) #30 offers an extremely satisfying reading experience as well as a solid jumping-on point for readers looking to dive back into the mix. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Sep 1, 2019

    It's a pivotal moment that may affect the future of DC - so my recommendation is: don't miss it! Read Full Review

  • 9.2
    Comic Watch - Cody White Aug 28, 2019

    SPOILER LEVEL: HIGH Justice League #30 (Snyder, Tynion IV, Jimenez) launches the Justice/Doom War in spectacular fashion, reintroducing a couple of old concepts into the moderns DC Universe. If youve hung on for this long, your payoff is finally here! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AiPT! - David Brooke Aug 28, 2019

    It's good vs. evil in an incredibly important chapter of "Year of the Villain" not to be missed. If you love mixing high stakes, sci-fi, and good vs. evil storytelling, read this impactful story. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    On Comics Ground - Timothy Quail Aug 28, 2019

    A great jumping on point for new readers. With Doom War starting now there is no better time to become invested in the series. While this issue has a lot to recap it still sets the stakes for things to come. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Aug 28, 2019

    This issue delivers one thrill after another as all the plot beats Snyder and Tynion have been setting up for a year plus start to pay off. This is how you pay off an event comic's buildup. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Dark Knight News - Bryant Lucas Aug 29, 2019

    Be prepared for war, because this book is FIRE. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Weird Science - Jim Werner Aug 28, 2019

    The Justice/Doom War is here and both sides are gathering an army and while Lex has the upper hand as we start, the Justice League are trying to turn the tide.  It involves time travel craziness and that allows Snyder and Company to (re)introduce some awesome guest stars into the book (Universe?) and it all looks great to boot.  I am so ready for my favorite heroes to start winning and I hope this is the start! Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Beyond The Panel - Jideobi Odunze Aug 28, 2019

    As the start to the Justice League/Doom War, I would say that they did more than enough to kickstart what has been issues in the making. There was a good introduction into what has happened up to this point, and they quickly set the tone for what's to come through a more genuine understanding of the stakes. Then they pulled no punches showing once more that these heroes will be facing an uphill battle to turn things around in their favor. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Christian Hoffer Aug 28, 2019

    This arc feels huge and I'm very excited to see how it progresses in the coming months. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Newsarama - David Pepose Aug 28, 2019

    That said, Justice League #30 isn't always the easiest read to connect with " this is a big blockbuster through and through, and it's one designed to appeal to fans' sense of continuity and a larger shared universe, even if the broader core themes of justice versus doom might feel a little unwieldy upon close examination. Read Full Review

  • 7.6
    Fortress of Solitude - Neilan Adams Aug 28, 2019

    Justice League #30 offers great DC mythology. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Batman-News - Brian Warshaw Aug 28, 2019

    Justice League #30 may have a verbally-saggy middle, but the overall impression is quite positive. There's plenty of excitement surrounding that mushy center, and enough visual delights to sustain my eyes across space and time. Perhaps most importantly, there is Jarro, and I would follow that sassy starfish into the bowels of the earth"or any other bowels for that matter. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Comic Book Revolution - Rokk Sep 3, 2019

    I would definitely recommend Justice League #30 to any new readers. If Year of the Villain has made you interested in hopping aboard Justice League then Justice League #30 is the perfect issue to do so! This issue is clearly written specifically in mind for new readers. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    The Batman Universe - Andy Nickelsen Aug 30, 2019

    A very ambitious issue. I appreciated how big this series is and the chances its taking, but this particular issue suffers from flaws in my opinion. Read Full Review

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