Justice Society of America #49

Writer: Marc Guggenheim Artist: Scott Kolins Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: March 30, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 3
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The first chapter in the JSA's new mission may be brought to a premature end as Scythe returns, bringing Chaos to the streets of the Society's newly rebuilt Supertown! Luckily, the heroes' new society is drawing the right kind of help to the fledgling city including the return of a fallen colleague!

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Bin - Koppy McFad Apr 9, 2011

    The Justice Society are on the ropes against the master plotter, Dr. Chaos and the super-powerful Scythe when an army of heroes arrives on the scene to help them. Not too surprisingly, the heroes win, especially with the help of a revived Green Lantern, Alan Scott, now merged with his mystic lantern.It is an entertaining punch-up even if you get the feeling that the heroes could have ended this so much earlier if they just worked as a team instead or rushing in fists first. There is also a proliferation of new heroes who we are not told about and are given less reason to care about-- a major weakness in the story.Even with the main menaces dealt with, there are still a lot of mysteries and plotlines that have to be resolved. This does keep things interesting but if recent JSA history has taught us anything, it is that extended plotlines can wear out the patience of the readers. All these mysteries need to be wrapped up quickly, while people still give a dang.The art has a dark, seedy, Read Full Review

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    Chuck's Comic Of The Day - Chuck Apr 2, 2011

    I'll certainly be hanging around to see what happens next, hoping to see a return to past glories. But I'd love to see more emphasis on the characters and less on the carnage. Read Full Review

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    Weekly Comic Book Review - Minhquan Nguyen Apr 5, 2011

    It just becomes increasingly difficult to find things to like about this series. Word of warning: if theres no drastic improvement by the 50th issue, Im doneas I suspect many of us already are. Read Full Review

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