Review of SUICIDE SQUAD: EARTHLINGS ON FIRE

Suicide Squad, Volume 4: Earthlings on Fire by Rob Williams

My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Ugh, Zod, Zod, Zod. Why is everything related to Superman so ANNOYING? (I’m going to take this second to admit I disliked him even before the movie reboots) You can’t help but dislike the guy. I don’t know if it’s the limited vocabulary (seems to be a trait of every Kryptonian offshoot) or the tendency toward single-mindedness, but flipping through the pages got tedious. Mr. Williams needed more cheeky one-liners to break up the irritation.

Not the worst installment in the Rebirth, though. The final chapter recovered the fumble nicely. Waller’s insight into the Team verges on the supernatural (why has no one questioned her abilities?). It hammered home the underlying psychological messages of these “missions” – summing up the series brilliantly. The pages were worthy of framing.

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