Justice League: Odyssey #8

Writer: Dan Abnett Artist: Daniel Sampere, Juan Albarran Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: April 10, 2019 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 12 User Reviews: 13
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The fate of the Ghost Sector hangs in the balance, and Rapture and the Order of Azrael want to tip the scales! With enemies amassing from all sides, the Odyssey team is all that stands in the way of the deaths of trillions. If they have any hope of succeeding, Cyborg, Starfire, Azrael and Jessica Cruz must work with-and trust-Darkseid himself!

  • 10
    DC Comics News - Ari Bard Apr 11, 2019

    Justice League Odyssey #8is just that: an odyssey that is undeniably cosmic. With a marvelous art teams that brings a remarkable style and texture to Abnett's vision, the feel of this book is that of a stunning adventure that stands out from the other team books in the DCU. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Apr 10, 2019

    I'm enjoying where JLO is heading these days. This was a title in need of a purpose and its arrival was well timed to maintain interest. Read Full Review

  • 8.5
    Black Nerd Problems - Morgan Hampton Apr 10, 2019

    Darkseid teaches a freshman-level philosophy class in Justice League Odyssey #8. And your classmates are Cyborg, Starfire, and Azrael. Green Lantern Jessica Cruz is trying to add the class but it's full right now. Make sure you don't miss more than three days before the midterm otherwise he'll drop you and you'll get that nasty W on your transcripts. Read Full Review

  • 8.4
    You Don't Read Comics - Rick Lopez Apr 11, 2019

    Continuing to outdo himself yet again, Abnett proves why this title was worth saving. Those strong character moments would be nothing without Samperes pencils. Darkseid proves to be the continual thorn in the side of this rendition of Justice League. As the series moves into its next arc, the ghost sectors os primed to be further explored on a larger scale as this title continues to find its way into readers hands. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    ComicBook.com - Nicole Drum Apr 10, 2019

    We finally get some answers in Justice League Odyssey #8 this week, and while the issue doesn't really do much with them, what really works here is the interplay between Darkseid and the heroes. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comic Book Bin - Deejay Dayton May 11, 2019

    The art is good, particularly on the battle scenes, as Blackfire leads the forces of Tamaran and Azrael-world against Darkseid and his new allies. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    AiPT! - Chris Showalter Apr 10, 2019

    With Justice League Odyssey #8, Dan Abnett has crafted an enjoyable issue that strikes an excellent balance between answering longstanding questions and asking new ones. Read Full Review

  • 7.3
    On Comics Ground - Marcus Freeman Apr 12, 2019

    Our team of heroes argues with Darkseid about whether he should be trusted in regards to maintaining the safety of the Ghost Sector. Starfire is ready to assist Darkseid, while the rest of the team wonders whether they should support their teammate. While the bickering occurs, Blackfire and Azrael prepare an attack that may end the teams quest one and for all. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Apr 10, 2019

    Under this new creative team, Justice League Odyssey seems to be finding its focus " and it's a lot less ambitious than the original pitch. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Dark Knight News - Adam Ray Apr 10, 2019

    The issue ends showing just how dire the situation has become, as a threat previously unseen hits the team. With everything finally revealed, the mysterious premise which the series started with is gone. Therefore, there's an all-new direction for the title to go in with a cosmic threat looming. At the same time, the absolutely dangerous combination of Azrael's followers and Blackfire could cause many headaches for our heroes. This issue has handled questions of how well characters can trust each other and has changed the tone, leaving us to wonder how they're going to overcome these problems. This was a dramatic end to the first story arc. Read Full Review

  • 6.5
    Weird Science - Joey Casco CSW/CSS Apr 10, 2019

    While we get some answers to questions that have been hanging around since issue #1, not much is done with them.  Overall, this book seems like a better fit for Abnett, but at the expense of some character work.  The art is good but Sampere needs to draw Darkseid more often because he's great at drawing that character specifically. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Comic Watch - Cody White Apr 20, 2019

    Justice League Odysseyis the most skipable Justice League series in decades. Bland characters, bland story. But the art is really nice. Read Full Review

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