Young Justice #50

Writer: Peter David Artist: Todd Nauck Publisher: DC Comics Release Date: November 27, 2002 Critic Reviews: 2
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"Fighting MAAD" finale! Young Justice, along with an assembled cadre of other teen heroes, invades the island of Zandia, home of the man who killed Empress's father. Can the rest of Young Justice keep Empress from exacting the ultimate revenge on him?

  • 10
    Comics Bulletin - Ray Tate Oct 18, 2002

    Artistically speaking, nobody can draw Young Justice like Todd Nauck. He's been key to this book's success. His cartoony artwork does not only keep things light nor does it just knock your socks off with group panels but can actually weigh in with chilling scenes such as those involving a surprise from Secret and the stealthy stalking of the Baron. There's not a page in this book I didn't enjoy. Read Full Review

  • 8.0
    Comics Bulletin - Jason Cornwell Oct 24, 2002

    The issue does seem to run out of pages before it runs out of story, as while Empress' struggle with Baron Sin Gaaz gets a powerful resolution, the rest of the action is kind of left hanging when that final page hits. Still, this issue is thirty-eight pages of fun interaction between a huge cast of characters, many of whom I'm delighted to see again, even if it's only for a couple panels. This issue also delivers some great little moments, from the scene between Impulse & Wonder Girl, to the even more effective scene where Robin lets Wonder Girl know that it's okay to feel overwhelmed by the demands of leadership. However, it's the interaction among the dozens of characters in this issue that make it a delightful read, as Peter David offers up some hilarious moments, with most of them dealing with the idea that a collection of characters this large are not going to instantly become a cohesive fighting unit. The final page shocker is also very nicely done, as I didn't even suspect there Read Full Review

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