The Great Ten #2

Publisher: DC Comics Critic Reviews: 1
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    Major Spoilers - Matthew Peterson Dec 11, 2009

    For some reason, when I read the name Tony Bedard, a part of my brain wants to go "bleah" and move on. With this issue, I realized why this happens... Tony Bedard has a somewhatunusual writing style, but one that I find that I enjoy. My imaginary problem with his work comes from his following beloved writers on series that really mean something to me, following Judd Winick on 'Exiles,' Gail Simone on 'Birds of Prey,' and Mark Waid on 'Legion of Super-Heroes'. This series carefully balances the expositional bits of origin with the ongoing struggle, and manages to conceptualize a Chinese superteam that isn't just the JLA with epicanthic folds. The use of the central party as the real source of power in the book is nicely handled, and the character bits are fun (as when Ghost Fox Killer angrily turns her pet jade lion on Celestial Archer after he shoots her lover, the August General In Iron.) The names of the characters are great fun, rolling off the tongue in awesome ways, while their pl Read Full Review

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