Injustice: Gods Among Us Vol. 1 by Tom TaylorInjustice: Gods Among Us Vol. 1 by Tom Taylor

Injustice: Gods Among Us Vol. 1

byTom TaylorIllustratorJheremy Raapack, Various

Hardcover | November 19, 2013

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A New York Times Bestseller!

From the makers of Mortal Kombat comes the critically acclaimed prequel comic to the smash hit fighting game Injustice: Gods Among Us!

Things in the DC Universe have changed after Superman is tricked into destroying the one thing he loves the most. Now unwilling to let crime go unpunished, the heroes of our world must choose if they are with Superman or against him. But not every country will submit to his new world order and neither will Superman's greatest threat—Batman!

Collects #1-6 of Injustice.
TOM TAYLOR is the creator of the Aurealis-Award Winning graphic novel series THE DEEP (which tells the adventures of a multiethnic family of underwater explorers who live on a submarine). The Deep has been optioned by Technicolor to be turned into a 26 episode CG animated series. He is perhaps best known for the best-selling DC Comics ...
Title:Injustice: Gods Among Us Vol. 1Format:HardcoverDimensions:192 pages, 10.5 × 6.9 × 0.6 inPublished:November 19, 2013Publisher:DC ComicsLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:1401245005

ISBN - 13:9781401245009

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Rated 4 out of 5 by from Fun Read Just finished. I can't wait to start volume 2!
Date published: 2017-03-28
Rated 3 out of 5 by from A story that's fun, but lacks any depth From the art to the plot, it's noticeable that this isn't as serious as the major DCU series . It makes sense, after all; it's based on a button-masher fighting game. The colours pop and the overdone costumes make it look like a Saturday morning cartoon; a large change of pace from the darker Batman and Justice League material I'm used to reading. Superman is attempting to take over and govern the world after a huge personal tragedy. Heroes and villains alike all throw their sticks into center ice and seem to randomly pick sides. For an arc so big, the focus is more on hilarious one-liners and the story lacks any kind of depth. Once you figure that out and stop searching for any kind of motivation, emotion, or rationality, it's actually not that bad. The story moves from battle to battle, with little time to see the characters reflect on their actions with others. It's quick pace sucks you in, but at the same time the story feels hollow. It's saving grace is it's hilarity. If you've played and enjoyed Injustice: Gods Among Us, then it's an excellent prequel book. Otherwise, I'd probably skip it.
Date published: 2014-12-22

Editorial Reviews

"An entertaining gateway into the new game universe."—IGN

"One of the best DC comics to not only come out this week, but since the start of 2013."—AICN