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Now that Doomsday has come and gone, we can get back into the Eclipso storyline. The Good Just when the anticipated Eclipso story began, it felt like the story was put on hold in order for Doomsday to come in and fight Supergirl. While we did get some awesome insight into Supergirl's character, I wanted to see what was happening with Eclipso and Emerald City. It feels like James Robinson and Brett Booth have been working together for months as the art seems to flow and capture each action scene....7 out of 7 found this review helpful.
The Good: Action scenes are HUGE and crazy.I LOVE the use of the JLA reserves. It makes this feel more like a 'JLA' story instead of the ragtag team of mostly second stringers we've been seeing. And I love the use of Zauriel.The inner monologues we get from Eclipso and Bruce are new and interesting as well as extremely entertaining. It's different to get so much into the head of a villain, especially one on this scale, and especially in this kind of series, but like Omega Man before, it works re...5 out of 6 found this review helpful.
After being derailed by the Reign of Doomsday crossover, the Rise of Eclipso tries to get itself back on track and is basically successful. However, regaining the story's momentum is a whole different matter.Eclipso resumes being the star of this story arc. What little narration there is in this issue is mostly his, and he certainly comes off as being a genuine threat to everyone. So far, this story arc seems to be more about elevating Eclipso's status as a villain than anything else, and James ...4 out of 4 found this review helpful.
The Good bits:The art, probably the best part of the book these days, lines are clear, making the characters well defined (and resonably sized in some cases...) and the action is busy and visual as it can get when half the fighters are basically shadows.Eclipso...nuff said really :)Zauriel makes an appearance and Manito Dawn is mentioned. The Bad:I am going to put it into context and say; that when i read Donna's first box of inner thought i thought: "Not this again..."Robinson may be quite a ca...0 out of 2 found this review helpful.
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