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Justice League 2×13-14: “Eclipsed”

February 22, 2010 Leave a comment

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Written by Joseph Kuhr
Directed by Dan Riba
Originally Aired: November 8th 2003
DVD: Justice League, The Complete Series

Summary: A special forces team tracking down a criminal in the Middle East brings back something other than Gulf War Syndrome – a diamond that possesses all who come in contact with it. Meanwhile, Flash’s attempt at a commercial career doesn’t go well.

Arc Notes: Flash’s energy bars and “standees” show up in the weirdest places over the remainder of the series. Read more…

Categories: B-minus, Justice League

Justice League 2×21: “Comfort and Joy”

December 25, 2009 4 comments

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Written by: Paul Dini
Directed by: Butch Lucic
Originally Aired: December 6, 2003
DVD: Justice League, Season Two

Summary: After averting a crisis on an alien world, the Justice League splits up to grab some personal time during the holiday season. Superman invites J’onn home for Christmas, Hawkgirl shows Green Lantern how she celebrates, and Flash lives out an Arnie movie.

NOTE: If you’re watching these episodes for the first time with the reviews, this one contains very slight spoilers since I’m reviewing it out-of-sequence in order to post it on Christmas Day. When the reviews catch up, it’ll be placed in the right spot.

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Categories: B-minus, Justice League

Justice League 2×05-06: “Only A Dream”

December 18, 2009 2 comments

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Written by: Stan Berkowitz
Directed by: Butch Lukic
Originally Aired: October 11, 2003
DVD: Justice League, Season Two

Summary: Worked to exhaustion by a prison break, the Justice League find their dreams haunted by a convict who has acquired the power to control the dream world.

Arc Notes: Hawkgirl’s mind is shielded from J’onn’s probes, and she also seems to have acquired Storm’s issues with claustrophobia. Green Lantern shows concern for Hawkgirl a bit out of keeping with that of a regular teammate.

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Categories: B-minus, Justice League

Justice League 2×03-04: “Tabula Rasa”

December 11, 2009 1 comment

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Written by Stan Berkowitz
Directed by Dan Riba
Originally Aired October 4th, 2003
DVD Justice League, Season Two

Summary: A desperate Lex Luthor stumbles upon the final creation of one of his former employees an android with the potential to become the most powerful being in the galaxy.

Arc Notes: Amazo would return, in an episode titled exactly that, before becoming the Silver Surfer analogue in the DC Defenders.

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Categories: B-minus, Justice League

Superman: The Animated Series, Episodes 8 & 27 – “Stolen Memories” and “Ghost in the Machine”

October 18, 2009 1 comment

Stolen Memories

Written by Rich Fogel
Directed by Curt Geda
Originally Aired: November 2, 1996 / September 29, 1997
DVD: Superman: TAS

Summary: Lex Luthor makes contact with a malevolent alien AI who has connections to Krypton – but Superman’s first defeat of Brainiac leads to more trouble later on, as it attempts to utilise LexCorp’s resources to spread its influence across the globe.

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Justice League 1×04-05 – “In Blackest Night”

October 12, 2009 3 comments

The Manhunters

Written by Stan Berkowitz
Directed by Butch Lukic
Original Airdates: November 19th & 26th, 2001
DVD: Justice League, Season One

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Summary: Green Lantern is hauled before a galactic tribunal to face an accusation that he is, in fact, a Transformer. Or that he killed three billion people, destroyed a planet, and was dumb enough to hire Flash as his defence attorney. Come to think of it, the Transformer thing might be more believable. Of course, there’s more going on than meets the eye…

… aw, %#&*(@#! If I wanted to make those types of jokes, this would be Beast Wars: Revisisted.

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