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Sunday, April 23, 2006

Upcoming Stuff of Interest - 1970s Justice Society

Written by Paul Levitz and Gerry Conway
Art by Wallace Wood, Joe Staton, Ric Estrada, Keith Giffen and Bob Layton
Cover by Brian Bolland

Collecting ALL-STAR COMICS #58-67, plus the origin of the JSA from DC SPECIAL #29! Witness the continuing adventures of The Flash, Green Lantern, Hawkman, Dr. Fate, Wildcat and the rest as they are joined by younger heroes Robin, Power Girl and Star-Spangled Kid!
on sale August 2 - 224 pg, Full Color, $14.99 US

I've got a couple of these, and it's a pretty good 1970s team book, much better than Levitz's recent return to the team. Plus all the artists do good work back there, I'm especially fond of Staton's art from the era. I'm kind of dreading the first half of the book, Conway written stuff that I haven't read before, but the good stuff should out-weigh that, and I hope it does well enough that we get a second book finishing the ALL-STAR series and with the later short run that appeared in ADVENTURE COMICS.

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