Outsiders #39

Writer: Dan DiDio Artist: Keith Giffen Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: May 18, 2011 Cover Price: $2.99 Critic Reviews: 2
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As Black Lightning's team battles Geo-Force's team, Batman emerges from the shadows. And all are left wondering: who is Veritas?

  • 7.5
    Comic Book Bin - Koppy McFad May 24, 2011

    Amidst a civil war between the Outsiders, Geo-Force finally flips out, attaining a power level that he has never shown before. Is this mysterious being called 'Veritas' to blame?This comic is sadly due to be cancelled in a short while but at least it is going out with a bang and not a whimper. While the plot line is clearly being cut short due to the impending cancellation, the fight scenes and the spectacle are all getting the required space. People may complain that some characters are not acting... well, in character and some events, like the Olympian being beaten by Owlman, look a bit contrived but it all helps the story barrel along at a swift and exciting pace. Fittingly, the team does include a member called "Freight Train"-- silly sounding but one that suits the book.The art is another pseuo-Kirby job and in some scenes, it does look like a bad imitation of the master but when the book has to show the truly bizarre and impossible events of this gigantic war, then the art truly Read Full Review

  • 5.0
    Comic Book Resources - Chad Nevett May 22, 2011

    If "The Outsiders" #39 had more space or a more specific focus, it would be a stronger comic. So much is going on that nothing gets enough space or attention with numerous plots ended before they have a chance to begin it seems. Since the book is ending next month, the rush to wrap everything up is surely a factor and that's a shame, because there was potential here for the sort of simple, entertaining superhero comic book that you don't see too much these days. Read Full Review

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