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Injustice 2 #5

by Batmanaruto on May 09, 2017

Writer: Tom Taylor
Artist: Daniel Sampere
Inks: Juan Albarran
Colourist: Rex Lokus
Publisher: DC Comics


In the last issue we had all the players on the playing board finally set up. Batman had his Insurgency growing with the addition of Black Canary and Green Arrow. The Society or the fake Batman’s team had all been collected and escaped. Superman’s regime were all in prison. We basically had the 3 main sides, although there are 5 in total, and now Tom Taylor begins the battle, starting off with the escape of Superman.
 
Last issue we had Superman’s cell powering down and this issue deals with how Batman would combat this situation. Tom Taylor frames this as a typical Batman vs Superman problem, but the fake Batman shows up and really makes things interesting. It was really funny to see him suddenly appear and you see how the guards react as they think that everything is okay, since ‘Batman’ is here.
 
The Society goes to town causing havoc around the whole prison and we get a really heart warming scene between Harley Quinn, Green Arrow and Black Canary. In the first series Harley really bonded with these 2 characters in particular. She bonded with Green Arrow as he kept her safe from Superman and bonded with Black Canary since they were both mothers. I really hope that Taylor develops this relationship, especially with the addition of a different Green Arrow and his son.
 
Finally we have Batman against Superman, and in classic Batman fashion he has contingency plan upon contingency plan. He planned for the possibility of Superman escaping and the method in which he tries to take down Superman is actually really cool.
 
As we have come to expect from this creative team, it was another strong issue in which the main story is really ramping up. I find it so interesting to see how it all leads up to the game.
 

Our Score:

9/10

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