I'm continuing to enjoy Bryan Hitch's Justice League book. As I've stated before, his Justice League stories are very cinematic looking to me. The artwork is gorgeous. The action is HUGE. If this was a big budget movie, the budget would have been enough to feed a third world nation for a year. It's big, it's bombastic. But after reading this, it feels like there's something missing. I'm not quite sure what, though. I'm starting to feel this book is 85% looks, 15% depth. And I'm dazzled by the looks, so whatever depth I'm missing is lost on me. Does that make any sense?
This book starts off with a done in one tale, which I loved. The League is trapped together and spend the entire issue talking to each other. This tale felt like it had the depth I feel I'm missing from the bigger stories. I loved it.
The rest of the book is the classic separate the team, do their parts, get back together. I like that format. It reminds me of the old JLA/JSA team ups where a member from each team would go off and accomplish what it is they needed to do to defeat the bad guy.
What I like about this story is we have a bad guy (or is he) and a good guy (or is she), but they're both kind of rotten. An old comic book story device, but used effectively here.
Justice League Vol 3: Timeless
Writer: Bryan Hitch
Artist: Fernando Pasarin, Bryan Hitch, Matt Ryan, Daniel Henriques