At the point when DC’s New 52 was reaching a conclusion, Geoff Johns finished his Justice League run in an epic manner. Being one of the not many journalists who remained on a title from start to finish, Johns took it back to the starting when Darkseid re-visitations of Earth after his tragically missing little girl Grail reemerges, complete with the Anti-Monitor close by. Tying all the remaining details from his run together, Lex Luthor joining the Justice League, the Crime Syndicate from Forever Evil and the danger of the Anti-Monitor, The Darkseid War was an engaging arrangement that had some surprising exciting bends in the road with awesome craftsmanship. Recently split into two volumes and one friend book, DC has now gathered the entire thing in Justice League: The Darkseid War Saga Omnibus.
This is a little yet robust book, gathering Justice League #40 – 50, The Darkseid War Special, a piece of the Free Comic Book Day Divergence issue and all the Darkseid War one-shot connection issues. It’s a really decent assortment, particularly since its all positioned in one book instead of the recently delivered three separate volumes. It truly permits the extent of the story to be felt all through the book as the Justice League take on various conflicts on a similar front, from Darkseid and the Anti-Monitor’s powers to that of Grail and her mom. It likewise helps that the book submits the issues in sequential request – not that the Justice League issues hop around as expected, however the connections highlighting a portion of the League individuals going off for while are put in the perusing request they ought to be. Be that as it may, this likewise makes a touch of disarray inside the story itself, which I’ll get to presently.
Johns does a very great job adjusting the huge troupe cast, however some saints get pushed to the side a smidgen more than others. Skipper Cold, for example, is mysteriously gone after the principal issue for no given explanation and notwithstanding being essential for the feeling in the initial section, Aquaman isn’t important for this story (however a couple of the occasions in the hunch don’t occur by the same token). In any case, the individuals who are centered around get some extraordinary minutes. Batman turning into the God of Knowledge is an engaging part of the book, analyzing a portion of the character’s difficult nature as he presently knows all the appropriate responses of the universe. Lex Luthor likewise has some incredible minutes as he proceeds with his situation in the Justice League and is compelled to work with Superman while caught on Apokolips.
The genuine character who sparkles all through Darkseid War, however, is Wonder Woman. During Johns’ experience on Justice League, Wonder Woman was regularly pushed aside, never truly getting enough concentration or even portrayal of her own. In this story, she’s essentially the lead character as she is the book’s sole storyteller in the fundamental issues and is the focal figure that mobilizes the Justice League and different characters. Her assessment of war, specifically beginning one to preemptively end one, will be probably the most grounded topic of Darkseid War. She is additionally positioned in an intriguing spot to think about how she and the League are frequently observed as divine beings, giving her some decent knowledge into this battle among different divine beings.