Justice League #4

Writer: Scott Snyder Artist: Jorge Jimenez Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: July 18, 2018 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 31 User Reviews: 45
8.9Critic Rating
8.3User Rating

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What is hidden in the darkest depths of the ocean and farthest reaches of space doesn't even compare to the insidious secrets buried in the pasts of Flash, Green Lantern, and Martian Manhunter! While the rest of the League battles to save their friends before all of reality unravels, the citizens of Earth make a startling decision...to join the Legion of Doom!

  • 10
    Geekery Magazine - Shawn A. Warner Jul 23, 2018

    Although we are only four issues into this run it is very quickly becoming my favorite on-going title. It delivers on all fronts, it's entertaining, it's verbose and imaginative. Snyder gives us heaping amounts of new and exciting elements without discarding what has made Justice League the greatest team title in comic book history. The balance of tone between darker elements and lighter moments is precise giving this book a depth not equaled by anything on the racks today. If you are looking for that one book that encapsulates everything we love about superhero comic books, the wait is over. Pick it up. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jul 18, 2018

    Justice League hasn't come close to disappointing yet. This book hits all the sweet spots from its early days the anything goes Grant Morrison style and top tier lineup from the Geoff Johns era. Justice League has quickly ascended to the role of DC's flagship title and looks to firmly keep that spot locked up for the foreseeable future. Read Full Review

  • 10
    Comic Book Corps - Mike Bedard Jul 18, 2018

    I loved how this issue gives the Justice League more of a backseat. Instead, we get treated to the Legion of Doom's perspective. The first couple of panels giving us some insight into Gorilla Grodd's mindset were absolutely chilling, and they were excellent for setting the stage for what's to come. Read Full Review

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Derek McNeil Jul 18, 2018

    Snyder has ramped the stakes up to an unprecedented level. It's like the League was having to deal with two or three Crisis-level events simultaneously. Doing so is something of a risk, but it's definitely paying off.Snyder has returnedJustice League back to its rightful place as a cornerstone title of the DC lineup. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    The Brazen Bull - Charlie Chipman Jul 18, 2018

    Just when you thought that the situation couldn't get any worse for the already-failing members of the Justice League, writer Scott Snyder manages to pour salt in their wounds and remove any last slivers of hope. Justice League (2018-) #4 is an impressive issue and offers a genuinely exciting reading experience. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Supergirl Comic Box Commentary - Anj Jul 20, 2018

    That is a lot of story. I am really rocked by this series and how much Snyder and Jimenez are stuffing into the pages. There are such wild images to see here. From the Lantern ring shattering, to the Keep floating in a sanctuary, to Aquaman/Diana punching each other, to Grodd looking like a dad carrying his baby around the mall, this whole thing is bananas. Bananas in the best way. Seven primal forces, the Multiverse on Earth, Umbrax the living sun ... it all has to come together. For my sanity, I hope so. Read Full Review

  • 9.6
    Monkeys Fighting Robots - Dispatchdcu Jul 18, 2018

    Four issues into the run and we have excellent pacing, fantastic art, amazing layouts, reasons that can be explained, action, adventure, a task for almost every member of the Justice League, and it's just a fun read. Yes! If you haven't added it yet, you're just late to the party now. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    GWW - Deron Generally Jul 18, 2018

    Jorge Jimenez's art is both brilliant in its detail and surreal in its beauty, especially in the backgrounds and space scenes. He has a great use of focus in many of the scenes, but leaves so much visually to consume that you are able to take in the focus and enjoy the backgrounds equally. This is definitely a series that continues to grab my attention with each issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Bounding Into Comics - Daniel Mills Jul 25, 2018

    Scott Snyder obviously has an amazing plan for the DC Universe, and every fan should be reading. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Black Nerd Problems - Morgan Hampton Jul 17, 2018

    Justice League #4 displays the book's balance as more characters are explored without sacrificing the other things that make this series work so well. If we've learned anything other than the fact that Snyder is reaching for GOAT status with this book " it's that Justice League is a model of consistency. Read Full Review

  • 9.5
    Comic Book Bin - Deejay Dayton Jul 19, 2018

    Thats not a bad thing, and the art does make the most of it. The tale ends with a particularly eerie illustration by Jimenez. The colouring, by Alejandro Sanchez, is critical for pulling off the mood of the finale. Read Full Review

  • 9.4
    Major Spoilers - Ingrid Lind-Jahn Jul 19, 2018

    The Source Wall, the Totality, the Multiverse " have the stakes ever been higher? Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    All-Comic - Joshua Hilgenberg Jul 18, 2018

    Justice League #4 is a team book that's fun to look at and fun to read. Snyder is at his best when he can play in wild scenarios and churn out enticing conversation, which is exactly the writing in this issue. Sanchez balances the three pronged storytelling with his thoughtful colors. Each character looks distinctly their own thanks to Jimenez. Their personality is infused into their appearances. The hype around these books is absolutely justified, and a must buy for DC fans. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    AiPT! - David Brooke Jul 18, 2018

    Continues to be compelling on all levels. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Comics: The Gathering - Batmanaruto Jul 18, 2018

    Overall, I really liked this issue and I cannot wait to read the next issue and see how Snyder gets the justice league to defeat the legion of doom. The art by Jimenez was fantastic and really proves why he is considered to be a superstar artist. With the source wall breaking it’s interesting how Snyder is trying to expand not only the justice league mythos but the individual mythos of each character. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Newsarama - Justin Partridge Jul 20, 2018

    Steadily building since No Justice, this fourth issue feels like a real climax to the story so far, even though we still have at least two issues left in this opening arc. But even just as a single issue, #4 succeeds thanks to titanic artwork, a clever script, and truly huge stakes for DC's A-listers. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Impulse Gamer - Keagan Morgan Jul 18, 2018

    Please check into this issue and the previous few (at least) if you haven't already. The art continues to be out of this park and perfectly matching the overall aura and environment of this creative team and the League they have assembled. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jul 18, 2018

    Scott Snyder has been all over the map in terms of genres in his time at DC, covering horror, adventure, coming-of-age, and even philosophical epic. But he's never quite done widescreen comic book action until now, and Justice League #4 is the blockbuster showdown to end all blockbuster showdowns. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Dark Knight News - Kevin Gunn Jul 18, 2018

    Jorge Jimnez continues to amaze with his imagery. He and Snyder are a great team. If James Tucker decides to turn this arc into a DC Original Animated Movie, I hope he has the sense to bring Snyder and Jimnez in as consultants. Take my money, Warner Animation! Follow these outlined steps, and you can have every penny! Sold! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Sequential Planet - Pashtrik Maloki Jul 18, 2018

    Scott Snyder's tenure on Justice League is proving it self to be a home run with a great story, great characters and great art. A must buy! Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Batman-News - Brian Warshaw Jul 18, 2018

    This run on Justice Leaguehas hit us with the sort of big, almost-impenetrable concepts that such books often do; but writer and artists have grounded the whole affair in concepts and characters with strong resonance. Justice League #4moves the proceedings closer to the endgame, and while the universe-threatening forces set against our heroes from inside and out are still quite mysterious, the compelling, unashamed villains and tremendous visual storytelling make those intimidating mysteries worth the extra time needed to grasp them. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Bleeding Cool - Joshua Davison Jul 19, 2018

    Justice League #4 is another astounding issue from Snyders new run with the team. The energy, imagination, and even fun present in this dark cosmic ride is abundant, and I can easily recommend it. Give this book a read. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    You Don't Read Comics - Rick Lopez Jul 27, 2018

    Even with the aforementioned tropes this series tends to take, Snyder still crafts a fun and interesting read alongside the expert pencil work of Jorge Jimenez. With Justice League Odyssey and Justice League Dark around the corner New Justice is off to a great start Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Multiversity Comics - Jacob Robert Nuckolls Jul 23, 2018

    Despite its tendency to get lost in talks of ancient forces and energies, this issue is another strong installment of Snyder's Justice League relaunch, providing a story with a satisfying amount of risk, character spotlights, and imagination. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comicosity - Terrence Sage Jul 18, 2018

    Justice League as a title has never looked better and Snyder is making sure the Number One Superhero Team has a story to write home about with "The Totality". Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Jul 18, 2018

    There is a careful balancing act occurring within these pages as the pure amount of story pushes the staples out of the issue, but it will be an impressive display if it all coheres by the final page. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Batman Universe - Corbin Pool Jul 20, 2018

    I wonder where this story is heading and I'm still not sure what the Legion of Doom's plans are exactly. Are they planning on destroying the Multiverse?! They wouldn't, though… Right?… Right?! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Kabooooom - Matt Morrison Jul 18, 2018

    This series continues to impress, with Scott Snyder throwing everything but the kitchen sink into this little epic. Read Full Review

  • 7.9
    Comicsverse - Aaron Young Jul 19, 2018

    JUSTICE LEAGUE #4 is an entertaining ride but not much more than that. The art is excellent and the action is unique but the issue doesn't have a story worthy of its eminent characters. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Jul 18, 2018

    While I'm still invested in what's going on with the Justice League and the Legion of Doom in this title, I feel like this issue's grasp exceeded its reach because while I want to see these new concepts that Scott Snyder is throwing at us, I think it faltered a bit here with how they were presented......... because I was confused as hell.  I loved the art in this issue and had some fun through most of the issue, I just wish it was a bit more accessible in what it's trying to convey.   Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Watch - John Jack Jul 28, 2018

    Amazing art saves this otherwise average read, I think Snyder needs to find his team book legs he's trying too hard to set up 14 stories at once, I much prefer the route Tynion went in Detective Comics recently, making each arc a vignette highlighting a different team member. Not to say Snyder isn't possibly building to that but I feel like this opening arc is starting to unravel a bit. Read Full Review

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