Justice League Vol. 2: The Villain's Journey (The New 52)

Justice League Vol. 2: The Villain's Journey (The New 52)

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A New York Times #1 bestseller

The Justice League is the greatest force for good the world has ever seen. But not everyone sees them that way.
Their never-ending battle against evil results in casualties beyond its super-powered, costumed combatants. The League’s attempts to safeguard innocent lives cannot save everybody. Unbeknownst to Earth’s greatest champions, their greatest triumph may contain the seeds of their greatest defeat.
For heroes are not the only people who face tragedy and are reborn as something greater than they were before. Villains can take this journey, too.
And once they start out on this dark path, the road could lead straight to the destruction of the Justice League…
The New York Times bestselling team of Geoff Johns (Green Lantern) and Jim Lee (Batman: Hush) are joined by artists Gene Ha (Top 10) and Carlos D'Anda (Deathblow) for Justice League Vol. 2: The Villain's Journey, collecting issues #7-12 of the series. Can the world’s greatest super heroes survive a voyage deep into the heart of darkness? It all ends with one of the most shocking … and surprising moments in DC history!

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781401237653
Publisher: DC Comics
Publication date: 10/01/2013
Series: Justice League: The New 52 Series
Edition description: The New 52 ed.
Pages: 176
Sales rank: 176,528
Product dimensions: 6.64(w) x 10.18(h) x 0.30(d)
Age Range: 13 - 17 Years

About the Author

Geoff Johns is an award-winning writer and one of the most popular contemporary comic book writers today. Johns is the author of The New York Times best-selling graphic novels Aquaman: The Trench, Blackest Night, Green Lantern: Sinestro Corps War, Justice League: Origin, Superman: Brainiac and Batman: Earth One which hit #1 on the bestseller list. He is also known for transforming Green Lantern into one of the most critically and commercially successful franchises in comics.

Johns was born in Detroit and studied media arts, screenwriting, and film at Michigan State University. After moving to Los Angeles, he became an assistant to Richard Donner, director of Superman: The Movie. He and his mentor Donner later co-wrote Superman: Last Son featuring the return of General Zod.

Johns has written for various other media, including episodes of Smallville, Arrow and Adult Swim’s Robot Chicken, for which he was nominated along with his co-writers for an Emmy. He is the Chief Creative Officer of DC Entertainment and resides in Los Angeles, California.

Jim Lee is a renowned comic book artist and the Co-Publisher of DC Entertainment. Prior to his current post, Lee served as Editorial Director, where he oversaw WildStorm Studios and was also the artist for many of DC Comics' bestselling comic books and graphic novels, including All Star Batman and Robin, The Boy Wonder, Batman: Hush, and Superman: For Tomorrow. He also serves as the Executive Creative Director for the DC Universe Online (DCUO) massively multiplayer action game from Sony Online Entertainment (SOE).

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“Johns and Lee are delivering what we wanted all along—our favorite characters in the same place, playing off one another and showing us how they compare and contrast.”—Newsarama
“Geoff Johns is crafting a new villain worthy of the great JLA villains of old. Lee still delivers some of the most sleek and powerful heroes in the industry.”—IGN
“Jim Lee is who he always is—the standard bearer of the industry's artwork. When one imagines in the abstract what a modern comic book should look like, the default setting is Jim Lee.”—Craveonline

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Justice League Vol. 2: The Villain's Journey (The New 52) 4.4 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 7 reviews.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Vol. 2 is a good story where a villain blames the Justice League for his personal tragedy and digs up an old evil to try and make the League suffer losses like he has. Great drawings, and a story that keeps you turning pages.
Lufbra More than 1 year ago
This book is a big improvement on the origin story that preceded it. Here we actually get to see the heroes working within the group in a much stronger storyline. Batman is now using his leadership skills and brilliant mind, Superman is strong loner playing within a team dynamic and Wonder Woman is actually a woman and not some flakey party girl cheerleading for the men. The story line is stronger than the action in this book and that's a good thing. This book still has some flaws but the writing has improved so dramatically that it seems more like literature than the kiddie action book of the origin story.
Anonymous More than 1 year ago
Volume 1 was interesting how they all meet, but volume 2 brings a completely different story and shows you why some members didn't make the main league like Green Arrow and Martian Manhunter! The ending made me go and buy volume 3 immediately!
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Action filled with a good storyline. I like the creativity and the amazing drawings. Get the book.
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