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Dark Crisis: Young Justice #2

Scheduled to arrive in stores: July 19, 2021
Cover date: September 2022

"Dark Crisis: Young Justice"

Writer: Meghan Fitzmartin
Artist: Laura Braga
Cover: Max Dunbar
Variant Covers: Nicola Cizmesija

Reviewed by: Craig Boehmer
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Tim, Connor, Bart, and Cassie finish fighting the Mighty Endowed. While they fight her, they begin to notice weird things about themselves in this world. While they travel, they are confronted by Tora, another villain from their youth. Connor and Bart quickly attack her, while Tim tries to confront Cassie about what is going on. Connor, Tim, and Bart later have one on one time with Clark, Bruce, and Wally. The three adults seem to be offering the younger heroes things they had always wanted when they were younger. Specifically, Clark is opening up to Connor as more of a mentor. By the end our three young heroes acknowledge how weird everything is and wonder how they can get home again. We also go to Arrowette and Cassie in the regular continuity as they seek to find the boys.

3Story - 3: The basic premise of this issue is Robin (Tim Drake), Superboy (Connor Kent), and Impulse are stuck in this alternate world that seems to be paused in the early 2000s. They spend most of the issue noticing how out of character people are acting. Not a lot happens to progress the plot in this issue. Though did enjoy reading the characters reflect on their younger selves. It really makes me want to find a Young Justice Omnibus and read up on that series.

5Art - 5: Laura Braga has done a great job with this issue. Again, the best compliment I can give it, is that it looks like a classic Saturday Morning Cartoon. It is fun to look at.

5Cover Art - 5: This cover effectively showcases some of the intrigue that exists in the issue. The colour palate and slightly cartoony style harkens back to the older "Young Justice" series.

3Variant Cover - 3: Most of this cover is great. The too cool for school Superboy is a fan favorite. But the face is poorly drawn, specifically the eyes. It looks more like the Pokemon Ditto imitating Superboy, than Superboy himself. The perspective is way off, making the ears look tiny and lower than the rest of his face.

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