Justice League #56

Writer: Joshua Williamson Artist: Robson Rocha Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 4, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 13 User Reviews: 25
8.2Critic Rating
7.2User Rating

“Doom Metal” part four of five! In this Dark Nights: Death Metal tie-in issue, the Justice League has nowhere left to hide from the agents of Perpetua. The towering, nightmarish Omega Knight hunts them to the edges of Brimstone Bay and will stop at nothing until the team is obliterated! And all the while, above Perpetua’s throne, Hawkgirl battles the Mindhunter for the soul of the man she loves: Martian Manhunter!

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Derek McNeil Nov 5, 2020

    Justice League #56 features an odd team of Titans, second stringers, and one of DC's biggest villains in place of the regular team. Yet, it is a damn good Justice League story, despite the absence of the League's major players. I look forward to seeing how Williamson concludes this storyline next issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Dark Knight News - Bryant Lucas Nov 3, 2020

    You might want some tissues for this one...all the feels. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    On Comics Ground - Timothy Quail Nov 4, 2020

    A superb tie in comic. One that lives in the universe of the main series "Death Metal" while standing on its own. It is impossible not to have fun with this book. There are great moments with the new Justice League here Detective Chimp in particular), some high stakes, and impressive art. Even if you do not care about Death Metal this book is worth reading. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Black Nerd Problems - Morgan Hampton Nov 4, 2020

    Justice League: Death Metal #56 gave us a battle of the wits and fists with Hawkgirl and Mindhunter fight for the fate of J'onn J'onnz. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Nov 3, 2020

    While some areas of Death Metal have felt stretched out, this tie-in has really been a lot of fun. Itll be interesting to see how Williamson wraps everything up next issue. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Nov 3, 2020

    The tension never really stops, and that's the sign of a great event tie-in. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Nov 3, 2020

    Robson Rocha delivers some beautiful imagery throughout this issue. There is some epic action from the Omega Knight battle that looks amazing and Rocha always impresses me with both the character details and the rich, engaging backgrounds. Adding to the impressive imagery are some amazing, vibrant colors from Romulo Fajardo Jr. Read Full Review

  • 8.7
    Comic Watch - Matt Meyer Nov 3, 2020

    Justice League #56, "Doom Metal" part four is a heckuva lot of fun, bolstered by stellar art and a fun story with strong emotional beats. It may not be high art, but it's fun, and that's what counts more than anything else! Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Revolution - Kevin Lainez Nov 7, 2020

    "Doom Metal" has been one of the best tie-in stories to the Dark Nights: Death Metal event. Justice League #56 continues that trend as we see how things continue to get darker with our heroes pushed against a corner. The sense of urgency escalates at a good pace with the hook ending of Justice League #56 leaving you in a place where you look forward to how "Doom Metal" will conclude. Read Full Review

  • 7.5
    Batman-News - Nicholas Finch Nov 4, 2020

    This is a comparatively short review, because a lot of what I want to say about the work going into this comic has already been said, several times, by me. That's a good problem to have, though! It shows that this book is providing a consistent level of quality, to the point where all I can do to voice my approval is nod and say "carry on". I might have more to say about the concluding issue, but for now I'll leave things at a hearty "nice work". This is one of the best tie-ins I've reviewed for this website so far, and it's nice to feel good about reading Justice League! Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Weird Science - Eric Shea Nov 3, 2020

    I just wish the storytelling felt more even in its pursuits to see our heroes achieve their goals. The art was decent overall and I hope going forward that this book can become a bit more interesting since these characters being together should be one of the most interesting aspects that DC has going on right now. Read Full Review

  • 6.3
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Nov 3, 2020

    This issue does fun things with a strange setting and unusual characters, but the Death Metal part of it all is kind of obscure and some of the storytelling decisions just didn't quite work. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    ComicBook.com - Christian Hoffer Nov 4, 2020

    It's hard to tell how closely this will tie in to Death Metal, but this issue will mainly appeal to those who are following this series and those looking for a bit of resolution to the James Tynion/Scott Snyder Justice League arc that led up to the event. Read Full Review

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