Posts Tagged ‘Justice League’

I am going to get back to my monster posts soon, I have still got more don’t worry. But I read Justice League #2 and I wanted to just follow up with it. I thought to myself, “Well, I thought #1 was kind of inane, but maybe they’re just getting some stuff out of the way so they can get work, or something you know?”

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OK, so as we were talking about, key to creating a good Justice League comic – y’know, AFTER putting a capable writer, artist and editor on it – is starting with an interesting lineup. But that doesn’t have to be the classic “Big Seven,” just because it worked so well when Grant Morrison suggested it.

So let’s play a game. It’s called “Build Your Perfect Justice League.”

But because at the end of the game, your dream-League should look like, y’know, an honest-to-god Justice League lineup, not just a random assortment of folks that are neat, I offer some rules/guidelines:  (more…)

So you wanna write a good Justice League comic, do you? Well son, it’s easier said than done. You’re gonna need three things:

  1. A clear vision of the kind of stories you want to tell
  2. An editorial regime willing to get out of your way and let you tell it, and
  3. A roster of characters that will make those stories sing.

Unfortunately, after reading a recent Justice League collection, it looks like James Robinson has none of those things. (more…)