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Love is strange, Faithful Spoilerites, and nowhere is that more true than the monstery corners of the DC Universe.  Your Major Spoilers review of Young Monsters In Love #1 awaits!

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artArt Appreciation Moment of the Day

Born on a Monday, it’s Solomon Grundy drawn by Chris Stevens!

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DCJustice League of AmericaReview

Or – “Slowly Crawling Back Into My Good Graces…” It’s no secret that this incarnation of the Justice League has been problematical for me from the beginning.  Brad Meltzer’s character-based stories were weak on plot, relying too heavily on coincidence, overkill, and the DC’s big three for my tastes.  The art of Ed Benes is very cheesecakey (see Zatanna’s general pectoral regions above) and the fill-in artists seem to have been chosen for their ability to ape his good-girl style rather than their own artistic strengths.  Add to that the fact that Meltzer left many dangling plotlines, and Dwayne McDuffie’s

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DCJustice League of AmericaReview

Or – “Haven’t We Seen This Before?” When Brad Meltzer relaunched the Justice League just a couple of years ago, he was brimming with ideas, from returning an all-star multi-era Justice League, to the return of Despero, to the Red Arrow (ugh) and Hawkgirl relationship, to Red Tornado ending up in a human body, there were a ton of fascinating story hooks to that first dozen issues of JLA.  Sadly, Brad didn’t end up hanging very much ON those hooks, but the basics were there.  After a long and drawn out crossover with Salvation Run that didn’t make a whole

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