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Justice League Volume 1: Origin (The New 52)

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

12 out of 16 people found this review helpful.

An Action Movie in Graphic Novel Form

This book is the last 30 minutes of an action movie. It just doesn’t stop. The biggest superheroes all in one book fighting against a powerful unknown evil. The energy explodes off the page.

But is that a good thing?

There’s hardly any story here. Yeah, cool rooft...
This book is the last 30 minutes of an action movie. It just doesn’t stop. The biggest superheroes all in one book fighting against a powerful unknown evil. The energy explodes off the page.

But is that a good thing?

There’s hardly any story here. Yeah, cool rooftop chases, helicopter battles, hordes of monstrous creatures and Superman looking as cool as I’ve ever seen him. But there’s nothing holding it up.

I admit, the main draw for me was the art. No pun intended. Jim Lee is a comic art master and I could look at his art for days. So maybe that is what this book was, just an art book and you have to ignore all those pesky words that someone spilled on it.

But is that a bad thing?

You have to take this for what it is, an action movie. You get to see the most impressive superheroes doing the impressive things in impressive places against impressive villains. If you want a story, then you just have to read their solo books. This book gets a 5 for art and a -1 for spilled letters.

ARC Reviewed by Chris for Book Sake.

posted by BookSakeBlogspot on June 4, 2012

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5 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

Pretty lackluster book considering the heroes assembled in this

Pretty lackluster book considering the heroes assembled in this book. Should be the best team book that you can find but it leaves you wanting much more case it never delivers. Not the blockbuster action story I was hoping for. Great art though and Green Lantern hilario...
Pretty lackluster book considering the heroes assembled in this book. Should be the best team book that you can find but it leaves you wanting much more case it never delivers. Not the blockbuster action story I was hoping for. Great art though and Green Lantern hilarious.

posted by Hurd on August 31, 2012

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  • Posted August 31, 2012

    Pretty lackluster book considering the heroes assembled in this

    Pretty lackluster book considering the heroes assembled in this book. Should be the best team book that you can find but it leaves you wanting much more case it never delivers. Not the blockbuster action story I was hoping for. Great art though and Green Lantern hilarious.

    5 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

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