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Justice League of America: Team History (Justice League of America Vol. II #7)

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A new era begins for the JLA as a one-time member falls before he can warn the team of looming peril — while what's left of the JLA journeys to the heart of their past to decide if the team has any future at all.

Also in this volume, the BLACKEST NIGHT darkens the skies over the Justice League. Can the team get it together in time to survive the return of the undead Dr. L
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Paperback, 192 pages
Published September 20th 2011 by DC Comics (first published 2010)
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Anthony
I've always loved James Robinson's writing (on his classic Starman run and The Golden Age miniseries, various iterations of The Justice Society and somewhat on the recent Cry For Justice) and I'm always a fan of Mark Bagley's art, but this collection disappointed me on almost all fronts.

The individual issues this book collects (#38-43) were difficult enough to follow along with when published monthly, coming as they did in the midst of several company-wide and "JLA franchise" cross-overs and min
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Drian Nash
Something wierd happened half way through this book. I saw a character I reconised but didn't know who it was. So i just dismissed it. Then it happened again execpt this time I knew who it was and it was a different girl.
It was Gwen stacey from Ultimate Spiderman. I flipped back to the other girl and it was Mary Jane with black hair.

I remember reading a review of Ulitmate spiderman where the reviewer said that the artist draw all the faces the same and I dissaggreed.....Now I dont disagree. I do
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Ubalstecha
Collection of issues 38 to 43 of the Justice League. This league is not a great collection of heroes fighting together to bring down justice, but rather it is falling apart at the seams, with a rotating door for membership after the horror of Blackest Night. Members are grieving. Others are disheartened. And several are out of action due to their injuries.

But the problem with this book is that it is a collection of issues that were published during a company-wide event, and we are missing some o
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TJ Shelby
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Dony Grayman
Edición española publicada como JLA tomo 2 que traduce el crossover con La Noche más Oscura.
Mike


Disjointed plot, when there is even any forward progression of the story. Missing facts, so the Faithful Reader must buy other DC comics to keep up. Art that doesn't make the action clear, but gives every woman at least a 36C figure and en exotic dancer's movements. Dialogs like every villain has a Ph.D. and every hero a conflicted, tortured life (except Congorilla. Maybe.). In the end, it truly was sound and fury, signifying nothing.
Shannon Appelcline
This volume is unfortunately hampered badly by a constantly changing roster. A two-issue diversion into a big Blackest Night fight doesn’t help much, though the look back at the Detroit league ends up being one of the best elements of an otherwise incoherent volume. Robinson’s excessive use of thought dialogue also doesn’t help. Nor the fact that the plot doesn’t actually end.
Matt Anderson
So bad...so, so bad...

As someone that has not read a lot of JLA, this was not an easy book to jump right into. There were many things that I was confused on with both events that were mentioned and characters that I did not recognize. Although the Blackest Night tie-in story was better than the rest of the book, it still was not that good. I cannot recommend this book.
Steve
Not a fan of Bagley's art, first of all, and practically nothing even happens in this volume. It's almost all set-up of a story to be resolved elsewhere with a musical chair line-up of B-list heroes. It's a shame because James Robinson on JLA should be a homerun. Too bad he got stuck with Mon-El, Dick Grayson, and Donna Troy as the "big three" he could have in the book.
Mike
This is very much a transition book. Starts with the previous league in Blackest Night, has an increased roster for about an issue..then they all leave bar 4 by the end.
The art by Bagley isn't my favourite but it's not the worst. There are a lot of great concepts in the book and some nice flashbacks. All in all this book was missing something, and felt a little hollow.
Alex Sarll
James Robinson has written some wonderful comics - but even with the Shade and a Starman making appearances, this is not one of them. A mess, pulled hither and thither with no sense of direction, never giving any indication that it exists for a reason beyond DC's obligation to keep publishing a Justice League comic.
Federiken Masters
Dec 17, 2012 Federiken Masters marked it as to-read  ·  review of another edition
Recommends it for: Veremos...
Recommended to Federiken by: Serie y precio
Admito que me compré este tomo más que nada por una cuestión de completismo (ya que había conseguido a buen precio los números #1 y #3), pero como tampoco me salió caro, sube a la lista de ofertas bien aprovechadas. Bah, lo de "bien" ya lo veré cuando lo lea.
Bethany Vincent
I'm not really into comic books/graphic novels so this book wouldn't be something I would choose to read again. I think if you like comics then this book would be an interesting read.
Scott Bryan
Loved it. The art was good and the story good. I do wish we'd see more of those new members before they left off panel.
Brian
didn't really care for the art. the story felt like a ....middle chapter...in a bigger story, or couple of stories.
John Yelverton
When your children ask what killed the Justice League of America book, you can point right here.
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James Robinson is a British writer, best known for his work in comic books and screenplays. He is well-known for his encyclopedic knowledge of comic book continuity, especially regarding the Golden Age of comic books. His earliest comic book work came in the late 1980s, but he became best known for his revitalization of the character Starman for DC comics in the 1990s. In addition, he has written ...more
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