An intriguing possibility is that the man behind the cowl is not Bruce Wayne, but rather an impersonator… This theory is the only possible salvation for an otherwise plodding and pointless plot.
Far too many shots linger on the crude costumes and shoddy special effects. It robs Charm City of the very verisimilitude necessary for the characters inhabiting it to likewise be believable.
Cullen Bunn’s Maul is nothing more than anger, hatred, and vengeance without reason or purpose. He’s robbed of his mystique when we find there’s nothing hidden beneath the mask.
Injustice 2 invites players to participate in the process of redefining these heroes through the garb they don. Dressing up these virtual dolls proves every bit as engaging as the frenetic fights themselves, particular because it is through such that the players become co-creators on these characters’ latest adventure.
The concept of a mythological expedition in the style and structure of ancient epics and set in the DC universe is an absolutely inspired idea worthy of better writing and art than is found here. At their best, both Benjamin and Grevioux rise to the occasion of this premise, but fail to maintain that greatness consistently throughout.
Jurgens’ Superman is the ultimate exemplar, whose very example makes others more morally like him, both the characters in the story, and those of us reading the text.
Trinity is bold in attempting to continue a beloved work by Moore, and is an earnest sequel to “For the Man Who has Everything,” benefiting greatly from its connection to that classic but hindered by its connection to the current continuity.