Comic Cover Of The Week: Justice League vs Suicide Squad #3

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Welcome my comic collecting cohorts to another instalment of ‘Comic Cover Of The Week’ and this week’s illustriously illustrated issue is brought to you by the astonishing Amanda Conner. Conner is, and always shall be one of our favourite artists here in the depths of the Precinct’s colossal comic crypts, her peerless mastery of pen and pencil is almost unmatched in the industry, her alluring artwork always oozes emotion and style, and her character’s facial expressions are worthy of the great Keith Giffen himself.

Justice League vs Suicide Squad is the first major storyline event since DC’s Rebirth relaunch, with the titular team up of the world’s greatest superheroes finally discovering the existence of Amanda Waller’s Task Force X (Suicide Squad) the government sponsored team of supervillains and disgraced superheroes who perform covert black ops missions off the radar, and are kept under control through an implanted micro explosive lodged in their brains.

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Issue #3 finds the Justice League imprisoned in Belle Reve penitentiary by Amanda Waller who delights in telling the captured Leaguers of the crisis revolving around them. The Joshua Williamson penned mini-series has been a delight thus far, and the interior visuals by Jesus Merino are fantastically well realised and at times spectacular to behold. It’s also awesome to see the return of some of my very favourite villains including Maxwell Lord, Killer Frost and the Main Man himself Lobo!  This really is required reading.

Justice League vs Suicide Squad is available at your local comic book emporium right now.

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About ArcaneHalloween

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Posted on January 7, 2017, in Comics and tagged , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 4 Comments.

  1. That is indeed a very awesome cover. 🙂 I like the action of it and the facial expressions as you mentioned are great! Nice choice!

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    • Thanks my friend 🙂 Amanda Conner is absolutely one of the greats, not only an extremely talented artist but also an amazing writer. I wholeheartedly recommend the recent Starfire series from A.Conner and Emanuela Lupacchino as one of the all time greats in comic book story telling, fun, quirky and poignant… sterling stuff indeed.

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