Justice League: Odyssey #17

Writer: Dan Abnett Artist: Will Conrad Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 15, 2020 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 8 User Reviews: 9
7.8Critic Rating
7.9User Rating

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Green Lantern Jessica Cruz and the new JLO have their first encounter with their lost friend Cyborg. Will Victor Stone's hidden messages be the clue to releasing him from Darkseid's deadly grip-or is Vic gone forever? And how much is Jessica willing to risk to save her old friends?

  • 9.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Jan 15, 2020

    The book also has a welcome feel of unpredictability where anything can happen and usually does. Maybe the overall plot could advance somewhat but it feels like a minor complaint. This has become a great read each month and theres no need to rush to the old status quo. The new crew is doing just fine. Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Dark Knight News - Carl Bryan Jan 15, 2020

    I'm to the party a bit late. As Justice League Odyssey #17 is the first issue I've read of this series. I'm compelled to get a back story of how this team was forged, but again, I'm a big fan of Jessica Cruz, so any way you cut it, I'm in. Justice League comics don'tt have to be so Trinity laden and the folks at DC have re-imagined a team where other heroes can be a part of the Major League on the outskirts! Hooray for Gamma – everyone loves the cavalry! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    Weird Science - Joey Casco CSW/CSS Jan 15, 2020

    I had a lot of fun with this issue. Not only is the art really good but the action is intense and the dialogue keeps you invested and interested (well, except for maybe Gamma Knife's drones). Orion fighting back and phasing in his war gear legit gave me goosebumps, I grew to really like Hax in this issue, and Jessica's monthly badass one-liner moment does not disappoint. This title has been a roller coaster lately, switching between good issues and bad ones. But when it's good it's really good, and this is one of those. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    The Super Powered Fancast - Deron Generally Jan 15, 2020

    Will Conrad delivers some beautiful art in this issue. The characters look great and the action is dynamic and full of detail. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Jan 15, 2020

    Ever since all the more-established heroes in Justice League Odyssey were sidelined by Darkseid's plot, Dan Abnett's space-faring adventure has come into its own as an underdog sci-fi epic " even as it feels more and more disconnected from the main DCU. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Christian Hoffer Jan 15, 2020

    Dan Abnett continues to dust off D-list cosmic characters in his action-packed revamp of Justice League Odyssey. Read Full Review

  • 5.5
    Beyond The Panel - Jideobi Odunze Jan 15, 2020

    What can I say? Even jumping back into the story with Justice League Odyssey #17, still this book could be in a much better place than it is now. It feels like they wanted this grand idea that would bridge this story into the ‘Justice/Doom War' event, and bit off more than they could chew. I hate to get this harsh with a book, but that happens when you have expectations that aren't being met. Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Impulse Gamer - Matt Fischer Apr 20, 2020

    Look, the book is fine. The art is great and the cast is interesting. But the thing is, why should we care about any of this? I'd be surprised if this title went back the 25-issue mark. The book is solid, but totally unremarkable. Read Full Review

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