Justice League Vs Suicide Squad #2 Enters DC Rebirth And Watchmen Territory

Posted by December 28, 2016 11 Comments

Justice League Vs Suicide Squad #2 is out today, from Joshua Williamson,  Mark Morales and Tony S. Daniel. And it features a Harley Quinn longing for here Little Black Book days…


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…but getting this instead.

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A Batman who, over in Batman and Detective Comics is trying to rehabilitate all sorts of bad guys and creating his own Suicide Squad…

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…and dealing with a mass murdering Catwoman…

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…be a lot more judgmental towards Deadshot.

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For a scene that Deadshot took full responsibility for…

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While Aquaman forgets his own continuity completely…

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Diablo turns internet comment board writer…

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And Killer Frost doing her best Mary Sue impersonation, up there with Wesley Crusher.

But behind the scenes we see Maxwell Lord gather his team of ne’er-do-wells, and it may well be a team before the DC Rebirth – before the New 52. Or at least memories of that pre-Dr Manhattan-affected timeline, and the years that have been removed.

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Notice the mention of the Legionnaire, also last seen in Batman’s I Am Suicide.

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And originally seen in DC Rebirth Special #1.

And, back in Justice League Vs Suicide Squad, Maxwell Lord remembering his time as leader and funder of a Justice League.

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Justice League Vs Suicide Squad #2 is published today.

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