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Countdown to Adventure (Mystery in Space #5)

3.21  ·  Rating Details ·  34 Ratings  ·  6 Reviews
As Animal Man and Starfire - stripped of their powers - return to Earth, there's trouble, domestic and otherwise, as a mysterious virus ravages Los Angelese and threatens Buddy's family.
Paperback, 192 pages
Published August 5th 2008 by DC Comics (first published January 1st 2008)
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Shannon Appelcline
Jun 25, 2013 Shannon Appelcline rated it it was ok
Shelves: comics, comics-dc
Beechen takes interesting characters who were very well used in 52 and makes them entirely dull thanks to an over-stretched adventure that should have been half the length.
Oct 27, 2013 Brent rated it it was ok
Shelves: graphic-novels
I'm not normally a reader of this storyline but it was super cheap on a clearance sale. Therefore I probably won't rate it as high as someone who is invested in the storylines. I enjoyed the story overall, but the jealous wife and her heroic Animal Man husband's marital squabbles were soap opera-ish at best. Adam Strange's sudden replacement as Raan's protector was really odd also. Felt way too forced. Hmmm after that actually the story really gets 2.5 stars at the most
Sam Poole
Jan 11, 2016 Sam Poole rated it did not like it
I liked this storyline in 52. this book just isn't very good. Bad art, bad story and overall just.. Not good. Oh well. Starfire remains the most inconsistently written Interesting character in the DC universe.
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Mar 25, 2012 John Yelverton rated it really liked it
A group of unappreciated DC characters become united in a quest to make a book that won't be a waste of your time. Sounds bad but it actually worked on it's own level.
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Writer Adam Beechen is the author of several comic books, including Robin and Justice League Unlimited . Adam also writes for tv on such shows as Teen Titans, The Batman and is the story editor on HiHi Puffy Ami Yumi for Cartoon Network.
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