Legion of Super-Heroes #46

Writer: Jim Shooter Artist: Francis Manapul Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: September 24, 2008 Critic Reviews: 2
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“ENEMY MANIFEST.” Part two! Chameleon’s hand is amputated! The menacing Intruder Planet is revealed as the source of the alien Life-Eradicators! A longtime Legionnaire takes the first step down the path of darkness! Plus, the heartbreaking end of the oldest relationship in the history of the Legion!

  • 6.0
    Comics Bulletin - Thom Young Sep 29, 2008

    Energy drains from whatever is near death--though their may be a final spark of life just before the fatal moment. Thus, Ill finish out this dying series to its end with the hope that it is able to flash out in a blaze of memorable and energetic storytelling glory rather than fade away slowly, which is what it seems to be doing. Read Full Review

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    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Oct 16, 2008

    This issue feels like a more complete and satisfying story than some recent issues of this book have, but I'm left with some irritation at plot-points. Projectra's story seems to be dragging on and on, and just when I find myself liking her again, she does something stupid. Having an issue that features both Ultra Boy and Phantom Girl reminds me of how well the complimented each other pre-Crisis, and how sad it is that the classic relationships have been broken in this new telling of reality. Her sweetness and empathy really would do wonders for his brash and thoughtless tendencies, even here. My problem with the fake 30th century florging sprock-head cursing continues in this issue as well, though mostly in the mouths of non-Legionnaire characters. The art this issue was only okay, with some nice action sequences lessened by sharp-edged faces and long, spindly Aeon Flux anatomy, especially on Invisible Kid. A book that started with the honey-smooth imagery of Barry Kitson Read Full Review

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