There is a dark side waiting for us to enter, so we probably ought to check out Justice League Dark #2 from DC Comics.

Writer: James T Tynion IV
Artist: Raul Fernandez, Alvaro Martinez
Publisher: DC Comics
Cover Price: $3.99
Release Date: August 22, 2018
Plagued by a rash of otherworldly resurrections, the new JLD team begins scouring the shadowy corners of the DCU looking for leads. Turns out, this latest mystery ties back to the Tree of Wonder, last seen laying down roots in JUSTICE LEAGUE: NO JUSTICE—and it bears poisoned fruit to boot. The Tree serves as a doorway from the Realm of Magic to our world, and the Upside Down Man is just the first of many all-powerful mystic entities looking for a new haunt. It’s gonna take a major twist of fate for our heroes to get out of this one…

A solid cast, a cool-looking Dr. Fate revamp and some dynamic art, but I swear this is like the tenth time in recent memory that we’ve had a “Magic is broken and everything is different now” plotline. Maybe this time they’ll follow through on the new status quo?Matthew's Thoughts
I do like a spooky tale, and there is plenty of spooky and creepy moments in this issue that have me wanting to know more about what is going on in the DC Universe’s world of magic. Yes, this is much different than what we see in the Justice League Dark animated movies, and I like it very much. Probably the biggest drawback is the continued confusion surrounding Doctor Fate, and who wields the helmet. I kind of wish the editors and writers would nail down their world-building books and stick with something.Stephen's Thoughts

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Stephen Schleicher began his career writing for the Digital Media Online community of sites, including Digital Producer and Creative Mac covering all aspects of the digital content creation industry. He then moved on to consumer technology, and began the Coolness Roundup podcast. A writing fool, Stephen has freelanced for Sci-Fi Channel's Technology Blog, and Gizmodo. Still longing for the good ol' days, Stephen launched Major Spoilers in July 2006, because he is a glutton for punishment. You can follow him on Twitter @MajorSpoilers and tell him your darkest secrets...

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