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Here is today's Guest Reviews by Anj from Supergirl Comic Box Commentary for DC's Justice League of America's Vibe #8. I have also added my rating after each review. If you have any questions about my rating or want to discuss anything just leave me a comment.


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Justice League of America's Vibe #8 - Other Worlds Than These


Lost in another dimension, Vibe finds a shocking link to his home!

Preview


Can He Defeat an Alien Horde...


Vibe #8 came out last week and represents the last of my 'catch up' reviews from my week away.

And in some ways this is a sad review to write as we all learned recently that Vibe was 'stealth cancelled' by DC. Vibe #10 will be the last issue even though the solicit doesn't call it the finale. I have talked about my love of this title and its old school optimism and young heroism in the past. No need to reiterate it. But sales are sales and the book simply never took off despite what I felt was good word of mouth.

I don't know if writer Sterling Gates knew he only had a couple more issues on the book when this script was submitted because it doesn't read like a creator rushing to the finish line. And I am glad. I would rather read this book as it was intended, with a long term plan in mind. We meet new characters, deepen existing plotlines, and spend a nice side trip on Gemworld. That's all good stuff.

Artists Andres Guinaldo continues to do great art on the book. This title can lend itself to some Shade the Changing Man like surrealism with cracks in reality and peeks into other dimensions always creeping into the stories.

It is a shame this title is going away, another tick off the DC ledger of my monthly books.

Read the rest of Anj's review on Supergirl Comic Box Commentary

Images Unplugged Rating


Cover & Solicit - 4
Art, Colors & Inking - 4
Layout & Flow - 3
Story - 4
Verdict - 3.9 (8/10)
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