Legion of Super-Heroes #5

Legion of Super-Heroes #5

Writer: Paul Levitz Artist: Walter Simonson Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: January 18, 2012 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 4
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Legendary artist Walter Simonson comes on board for an ambitious single-issue story that walks you through a day in the life of the Legion, checking in with every single member along the way! It's a race against time to find the meaning of Dream Girl's predawn vision before its secret can catch the team by surprise!

  • 10
    SciFiPulse - Patrick Hayes Jan 22, 2012

    This will lead you into the fold of one of the greatest super hero teams every created, and if you're a crusty old fan like me, you'll find things to grin about within. If you've never tried the Legion, now's the time! LLL! Read Full Review

  • 9.0
    A Comic Book Blog - Wayland Jan 24, 2012

    About the only thing I didn't like here was the art really. Special guest artist Walter Simonson is a fan favorite, and I think he worked great on Thor, several years ago. Somehow, to me at least, it just looks odd here, almost cheesy here a few times, especially when characters smile. It's always featureless white, no details of the teeth. Ultra Boy's training was a bit odd, too; instead of using his powers, he seemed to be just hurling balls at targets. When has he been worried about being a pitcher? Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Supergirl Comic Box Commentary - Anj Jan 23, 2012

    So some decent nuggets of characterization. But nothing exciting. I feel like the Legion right now is a comfortable read. But I was hoping for something more invigorating after the relaunch. And I don't think this book would be interesting to anyone other than the most die-hard continuity-filled fan. Read Full Review

  • 4.0
    Comic Vine - Matt Demers Jan 18, 2012

    I just didn't get the point to the issue, as the multitude of small stories just reiterated my main problem with Legion books: a large portion of the book's pages are taken up with introductions and reminding the readers who the people are and what they're doing. Read Full Review

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