Wonder Woman and Justice League Dark: The Witching Hour by James Tynion IV

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26 thoughts on “Wonder Woman and Justice League Dark: The Witching Hour by James Tynion IV

  1. WOW Talk about different!! I was totally blown away by the cover and would certainly be intrigued. I do love when creators can be creative with favorite characters with an already established mythos. It does sound like the publisher didn’t make it easy for those readers who aren’t already rabid fans of this dark version Justice League. Sounds like fun though Lashaan!! 😉

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    1. Yes! It’s nice what they attempted to add to Wonder Woman’s mythos and it works well, as long as the worthy dialogues isn’t a turn off. Anyone who does their research or know their superhero comics will easily find their way through these stories but it’s still oddly compiled to my taste. Thanks for reading, Dani! 😀


  2. I’m in love with that cover. I bet the artwork is amazing. (If you included pics I’m sorry- im in the app and it’s not playing what looks like might be a slideshow at the end.)

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    1. I adore the cover too! The art isn’t exactly like the cover but still pretty decent. Oh man, that’s unfortunate. I think there’s a way to open the link to the blog’s page from the Reader from the app but I’m not sure… I sort of hate reading or writing through the app actually hahah

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      1. I like the app because I can use it on my phone which is convenient. I don’t have a desktop and I don’t always have time in my day to get out my laptop and read/blog/comment. I’m really lazy. Lol

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        1. Hahahah I can definitely understand and I do understand its advantages. I use the app to reply to comments and track statistics but otherwise, when I need to write, I need to be in front of a laptop/desktop computer hahah I just find it unfortunate that the app doesn’t help redirect you to the blogger’s website to see the full content though hahah

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          1. Sometimes it does and sometimes it doesn’t- it’s weird. If im reading in reader, I get the “app” version, or mobile friendly or whatever we want to call it, if someone leaves a comment and I click over to their blog from the comment it often redirects me to the website.

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  3. The reason why this wasn’t incorporated into the original, as you would have liked, is probably because they had no idea about this when they wrote the previous one. I have a soft spot for Greek Mythology, so to here that some of it is incorporated here is pretty cool.

    Why were there different artists working on that? Everyone looks so angry and overly-exaggerated to me. Are there any “pretty” faces in the comic?

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    1. Well, that’s the thing. Even if it wasn’t planned, they could’ve still kept it under the “Justice League Dark” comic book run instead of creating a separate thing, released in random issues with different titles. It’s overly complicated for no good reason.

      Yep. Wonder Woman’s stories are often set in Greek mythos, and it’s nice that this story adds even more to her story by adding that “witch” component to her life.

      It’s probably related to the time frame within which each issue needed to be released. As mentioned previously, the issues that are collected to do this graphic novel each have different titles and aren’t part of the a particular series. So they probably had different artists working simultaneously on the same story.

      Absolutely. Loads of pretty faces throughout the story. Zatanna, Wonder Woman and a bunch of Greek goddesses get the “sexy” treatment here and then.

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  4. Another awesome review sir! I have yet to take a look at this series but I was enthused by your review for volume 1 and the same applies here, although it’s a shame that the collection is a bit messy and I share your frustrations at these mini-events within a run that tend to upset the flow (there were similar problems with Aquaman).

    Have you heard about the new Justice League Dark animated movie that’s in the works? I though the first one was pretty good, so I look forward to the sequel. Perhaps one day the live action film will eventually surface…but I want another main JL team up first!

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    1. Oh yes, the Aquaman and Justice League crossover event was just as messy and it was very disappointing. Sort of ruined the Justice League run’s quality for me; instantly made it inferior to Geoff John’s run.

      I do recommend testing out Tynion V’s JLD run though, while keeping in mind about this event’s timeline when you should read it.

      I too enjoyed the JLD movie, although it’s far from being among the best animated movies for me. It would have been so cool to have a live-action movie for them though. It would justify the use of CGI and what not, and the dark magic elements would appeal to so many.

      Got to admit that I would also want to see a Batman Beyond live-action movie someday. It would be such a cool concept, especially in this era of cyberpunk movies/games.

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      1. You know what? I still need to check out Batman Beyond, it’s always highly praised but it passed me by during it’s original run. I have seen the Return of the Joker movie though which I thought was okay – need to give it another shot perhaps and get some episodes on iTunes.

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        1. Broooo. While nothing beats Batman: TAS, Batman Beyond is still classic stuff! I do hope I’ll find time in the future to rewatch the whole run, especially with that bluray collection release. But again, I do think a cyberpunk Batman Beyond movie is totally doable… Someone just needs to pitch to Warner Bros or something hahah

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  5. FIRST LET ME JUST SAY – THAT COVERRRRRRR!!! 😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍😍 SOOOOOOOO BEAUTIFUL!! 😍😍❤️❤️😱😱😱😱😱😱😱

    Hecate!! SUCH AN EXOTIC NAME! 😍 Whoa! I am intrigued by this goddess and her plan to punish the unworthy!! 😍😍😍🤣🤣

    And I am soo glad that the artwork is spot on in this one, which CAN HARDLY COME AS A SURPRISE JUDGING BY THAT AWESOME COVER!! 😍😍😍😍😍


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