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Legion of Super-Heroes: Enemy Manifest
     

Legion of Super-Heroes: Enemy Manifest

by Jim Shooter, Francis Manapul (Illustrator)
 

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Legendary LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES writer Jim Shooter continues his return to the 31st century with ENEMY MANIFEST, the latest volume starring the greatest heroes of the future. While war looms and a traitor plots against the Legion from within, a massive, hostile planet appears near Jupiter, and its gravity is ripping apart the solar system! It's tense drama and high

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Legendary LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES writer Jim Shooter continues his return to the 31st century with ENEMY MANIFEST, the latest volume starring the greatest heroes of the future. While war looms and a traitor plots against the Legion from within, a massive, hostile planet appears near Jupiter, and its gravity is ripping apart the solar system! It's tense drama and high action as a recruitment drive takes place and the beginning of the Universal Annihilation War reveals itself!

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Library Journal
Shooter drew Legion of Super-Heroes (DC's 31st-century teenage superteam) at the unprecedented age of 14 and went on to write many of the series' best-remembered stories. In 2008, 31 years after leaving the title, he returned for an exciting two-volume stint that began with Enemy Rising and concludes here with Legion. When a giant alien planet materializes inside Saturn's orbit, the Legion must prevent its gravity from tearing the solar system apart and investigate its possible links with monstrous destroyers that have been appearing throughout the United Planets and seem bent on eliminating all organic life. Shooter, aided by Manapul's solid but sometimes rough art, fills the story with the superscience, action, and interteam conflict and romance that are the hallmarks of great Legion tales, adding doses of humor and intrigue as well. VERDICT Shooter's involvement in the series was unfortunately limited to just two volumes, and this resulted in a rushed ending. But his work here, an improvement over recent volumes of the Legion written by Mark Waid and Tony Bedard, is recommended for all teen and adult superhero fans.—S.R.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781401223052
Publisher:
DC Comics
Publication date:
05/25/2010
Pages:
141
Product dimensions:
6.40(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.50(d)

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