Batman and the Justice League Vol. 1
A young boy from Japan travels to Gotham City on a mission. A year before, his two parents--both scientists--were presumably killed in an expolosion that destroyed an experimental powe ...more
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Shiori Teshirogi’s Batman and the Justice League collects the first four chapters from the ongoing series appearing in the monthly Japanese magazine Red. And it’s terrible ...more
Meanwhile Lex Luthor and the Joker ban together to use the ley lines to get more power. This brings Superman and Batman together to fight their evil. The rest of the Justice League will probably be needed.
The book is written in the manga format but sometimes the panels left the format and become difficult to follow. I’m sure the author wi ...more
A young boy from Japan comes to Gotham City looking for his missing parents, and becomes the unwitting victim of a devious plot involving the Joker. Only Batman and the Justice League can solve the mysteries of the boy's missing parents, and the enigmatic power leaking from magical ley lines around the globe.
I enjoyed reading this manga of the Justice League!
However, I didn't like some of the characters. Batman has never been my favorite, and I ...more
Considering this world and the characters coming from this world are coming from an american comics format transforming into manga is quite a different approach. I liked the art style for the most part but, there were a few hiccups here and there they I felt pulled me out of the story, I think my bias was from not seeing these characters portrayed in this style before but it was well done.
The story line we follow merg ...more
Teshirogi has a very unique art style that merges classic shonen elements with a slightly shojo style, i.e. masculine poses and paneling with femenine aesthetics. This works surprisingly well with the kind of story she's telling.
It's a classic Batman vs Joker tale with arresting fantasy twists and the added bonus of the rest of the Justice League showing up to up the ante.
Review copy provided via Edelweiss.