DC Comics review roundup: Harley Quinn, Young Justice, Reports


This week’s DC Comics assessment roundup encompasses a have a look at Harley Quinn #58 and Younger Justice #2, two tales with a lot of lady energy.

DC Comics by no means disappoints with a incredible number of comics each New Comedian E-book Day. This week’s assessment roundup options two very completely different tales. In Harley Quinn #58, Harley tries to clear her title whereas a visit to Gemworld in Younger Justice #2 reveals some new associates.

Harley Quinn #58

Harley Quinn #58. Photograph: DC Comics

Harley Quinn #58

Author: Sam Humphries
Artist: John Timms
Colorist: Alex Sinclair
Letterer: Dave Sharpe

Harley Quinn is knee-deep within the first of the trials that Mirand’r is guiding her by. The issues is that she has been framed for homicide and it’s not straightforward making an attempt to persuade Batman that Harley isn’t a assassin when she has such a shady previous.

Batman desires to show Harley in, however then he begins to see that perhaps she has modified. When she stops a person from attacking a mom and her little one, the Bat sees a distinct facet of her that he by no means realized earlier than. Harley isn’t intimidated by Batman, however she does respect him though she enjoys making jokes at his expense. On the finish of the day, although, she desires to show her innocence as a result of she desires to indicate Batman who she actually is, and that’s what these trials are all about.

Author Sam Humphries has been working to convey Harley Quinn into a brand new mild since he took over the title. His model of Harley is rather more lighthearted and irreverent, however on the similar time she has the identical coronary heart that she has at all times had. Humphries additionally enjoys placing Harley by her paces, and that’s the place she actually shines. Nothing stops Harley Quinn.

Young Justice #1

Younger Justice #1. Photograph: DC Comics

Younger Justice #2

Script: Brian Michael Bendis
Artwork: Patrick Gleason and Emanuela Lupacchino
Inks: Ray McCarthy
Colours: Alejandro Sanchez
Letters: Josh Reed

The second challenge of Brian Michael Bendis’ Younger Justice encompasses a journey to Gemworld to proceed the battle that came about within the debut challenge. It’s a narrative that options some main lady energy, although, as Surprise Lady, Teen Lantern, Amethyst and Jinny Hex work collectively (with a minor help from Robin) to cease evil forces from taking on Amethyst’s world.

Alongside the way in which, we see a flashback from a number of weeks prior the place Cassie had a go to from her grandfather, Zeus. It was an odd second as a result of Zeus has by no means proven a lot curiosity in Surprise Lady earlier than, however there he was after she stopped a risk at the highschool. Zeus desires to supply her an opportunity to assert her birthright, however Cassie suspects that there’s a catch and he or she isn’t prepared to present in with out understanding what he desires.

Bendis remains to be within the thick of his world constructing with Younger Justice #2, so a variety of the story is seeing the younger heroes coming collectively, some for the primary time, and determining how they’re going to work collectively. With Lord Opal of Gemworld on their heels, although, there isn’t a lot time to determine issues out.

Subsequent: DC Comics information, previews and pull checklist for February 6

Ensure to try the featured evaluations this week, together with Batman #64, Feminine Furies #1 and Man and Superman #1, together with a have a look at Scott Snyder’s work on Justice League.


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