Who Shot Wonder Woman?! (Justice League #42 Comic Review)

Justice Lost/Part 4

A Strange Place of Dying

Writer: Christopher Priest

Art: Pete Woods

Cover Art: David Yardin

Variant Cover Art: JG Jones

What You Need to Know:

It is full blown chaos with the Justice League right now. The Watchtower has shut down thanks to The Fan and crashed in the middle of Africa. The Red Lion, or as he calls himself “Ja Zaki”, attacks Cyborg and Batman deals with the Fan on his own and it couldn’t be worse timing. With refugees and the Government coming to the crash, the League gets in the middle of a political fight that ends with Wonder Woman getting shot!

 

In This Issue:

The Green Lanterns of Earth have returned back to Earth from a mission (after much staling thanks to personal issues) and are thrown right into the chaos. Realizing the Watchtower is on Earth, they head right down to help the League control the fight going on between Government and the refugees who had come to be protected by the League. Superman gives a dying Wonder Woman over to The Flash to have him take care of her after being shot in the neck. Meanwhile, Batman and Aquaman track down a beaten Cyborg who had been captured by Red Lion. However, they don’t find Red Lion, instead they find Deathstroke. He’s done letting the League take over everything, especially with the issues they’ve been having.

 

Ok, first of all, no one wants to see Wonder Woman hurt or dying. Especially the way it visually looks is shocking in the comic. We all believe that Wonder Woman is indestructible just like Superman so to be reminded that she isn’t knocks not just the readers down but the characters. The little antics of the Green Lanterns is the only light-hearted thing going on in this issue and thank goodness because there is a lot of heavy stuff going on. Between Wonder Woman dying, Cyborgs dialogue with Slade, the whole fighting going on in Africa and the fate of the Fan, it’s pretty intense.

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Joanna Robinson

Joanna Robinson

I’m 34 years old, attending school for Graphic Arts and Illustration. I started reading comics in the 90’s and have continued on till now adding Manga to the mix. I sing and work at Indy Wrestling shows, love going to Con’s and Cosplaying. Big movie buff and toy collector. Moose.
Summary
I always enjoy the art of Pete Woods, especially in this issue as I said with how he visually did Wonder Woman being shot. SO much is going on as with this whole story and it has only gotten worse for the League. But, as I said before, it’s interesting to see the views of the League members as the issues they tend to forget about while trying to save the world go on around them. As Super Hero’s, we (and they) have to battle things that we could never imagine and have the firm belief that good will always triumph over evil. But we forget that there are some things that even they can’t control, and Priest does an amazing job reminding everyone that.
8.2
Great
Artwork - 8
Storyline - 8
Fluidity from Previous Issue - 9
Character Development - 7
Variant Cover Art - 9
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I’m 34 years old, attending school for Graphic Arts and Illustration. I started reading comics in the 90’s and have continued on till now adding Manga to the mix. I sing and work at Indy Wrestling shows, love going to Con’s and Cosplaying. Big movie buff and toy collector. Moose.

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