Justice League of America #36

Writer: Len Wein Artist: Tom Derenick Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: August 19, 2009 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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In part 2 of the 3-part "Royal Flush" arc, it's the Justice Society of America villain Roulette vs. the JLA's old foe, Amos Fortune. And the stakes are high as the two baddies pit the JLA against itself!

  • 5.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Sacks Aug 22, 2009

    One more note, I deducted a half-point for the genius who put Superman on the cover of this issue. Shame, shame, for the false advertising, genius. Superman is nowhere to be seen inside this comic, being as he's away from Earth for the moment. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Aug 31, 2009

    One of the highlights for me of the old Justice League Europe was the mellowing of Kimiyo "Doctor Light" Hoshi from ultra-mega-bitch to merely kinda snotty, a characterization that seems to have been reversed in recent months. Moreover, having her feud with the extra-lovable Plastic Man sets her up to be even less likable. The cards (pun fully intended) are against this team from the get-go, leaving us with another arc of JLA that feels a little bit off. Whether it's the not-so-fresh feeling of the RFG, the art job (passable, occasionally impressive, but not stand-up-and-take-notice good) or the realization that new creative team James Robinson and Mark Bagley will probably leap off into a bold new direction, this issue manages to come across feeling a lot like filler. It's nice to see Len Wein's writing again, but sadly, Justice League of America #36 earns a disappointed2 out of 5 stars overall. I'm not sure how long Len's on the book, but I'm hoping that he has a slam-bang ending tha Read Full Review

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