Justice League vs. The Legion of Super-Heroes #5

Writer: Brian Michael Bendis Artist: Scott Godlewski Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: August 24, 2022 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 6 User Reviews: 5
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3.2User Rating

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With the reveal of who is behind the great darkness that is tearing the galaxy apart, the Justice League and the Legion of Super-Heroes are at odds over how to handle the incomprehensible evil that has brought them together. This time-spanning epic stars all your favorite superheroes from two different time periods! Batman! Saturn Girl! Superman! Brainiac 5! Naomi!...and dozens more race into battle to save the galaxy from being pulled apart! But at what cost? Will everyone survive this?

  • 7.5
    Geek Dad - Ray Goldfield Aug 23, 2022

    There are some good moments, such as a major decision for Triplicate Girl, and we get some major plot developments towards the end as the main villain finally reveals himself. The problem is, we're 5/6th down the road in what's likely to be the conclusion of Bendis' mainstream DC run, and it feels like we're so far past this story in the universe already. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Batman-News - William Martin Aug 23, 2022

    This is one of the most decompressed comics I've ever read but it focuses mostly on creating a sense of fun and I've come to enjoy it for what it is. If you're a fan of silver age comics especially, this will probably appeal. On the other hand, I think anyone can enjoy this if they go into it with the right mindset. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    Supergirl Comic Box Commentary - Anj Aug 29, 2022

    It is a shame. Because I don't know if this mini-series is a fitting conclusion for the team.  And I don't know if there is enough time in the one remaining issue to answer all my questions. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Dark Knight News - Derek McNeil Aug 25, 2022

    Despite Bendis' attempt to get the story back on track, it seems like a lost cause at this point. Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    Lyles Movie Files - Jeffrey Lyles Aug 23, 2022

    Bendis payoff reveal of the big bad is underwhelming. Having characters do little but chat and compare notes doesnt exactly set the stage for this big suspenseful epic tale. Bendis disappointing stint at DC can be neatly summed up with this underwhelming mini-series, which finally reaches its conclusion next month: Read Full Review

  • 3.0
    ComicBook.com - Chase Magnett Aug 24, 2022

    There's a near total absence of cause and effect within the story; instead, things simply happen and readers are left to presume that somehow the many disparate elements and talking heads might connect. Read Full Review

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