Legion of Super-Heroes #5

Writer: Paul Levitz Artist: Yildiray Cinar Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: September 22, 2010 Cover Price: $3.99 Critic Reviews: 5
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The final fate of Saturn Girl and Lightning Lad's twin children is revealed here! Tensions between the team and Earth-Man come to a boil, and an all-new Green Lantern is revealed. Will it be Earth-Man or someone else entirely?

  • 9.0
    The Weekly Crisis - Ryan Schrodt Sep 24, 2010

    Earth Man is the Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    cxPulp - Blake Petit Sep 25, 2010

    Its been a really strong story, though, and Im anxious to see where it goes next. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Comic Book Resources - Greg McElhatton Sep 24, 2010

    In a market where grim and dark is the order of the day, "Legion of Super-Heroes" still feels fresh and fun. Considering Levitz is able to slip in modern day topics of anti-immigration and racism into the comic and still let it feel light and upbeat, that's a nice feat. "Legion of Super-Heroes" has quickly settled into a fun niche of its own. Read Full Review

  • 7.0
    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Sep 27, 2010

    Legion of Super-Heroes #5 is a welcome improvement, with lovely art by Yildiray Cinar and Wayne Faucher, and while I still want more XS, more Gates, more Matter-Eater Lad and more anybody who isnt Earth-Man, its still getting less annoying to read the book, resulting in a run-on sentence from hell and 3.5 out of 5 stars overall. Read Full Review

  • 6.0
    A Comic Book Blog - Wayland Oct 6, 2010

    Now, let's review here- in the recent past, Earth-Man has: taken over Earth, imprisoned and tortured many of Shady's friends, told massive lies to further his own xenophobic hate, and been shown to be hugely anti-alien. He's even still throwing around terms like "Earthborn like you," this very issue. So he has suddenly had a total change of heart, turns on his former allies, and sleeps with a very obviously non-Terran woman? And Shady thinks sleeping with this recent major foe is a good idea? Sorry, I absolutely hate this development, and find it at best unlikely for both of the characters most directly involved. Read Full Review

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