NEW FRONTIER is geek paradise
I read a lot of comics — a lot of comics. But somehow, a few years back, I managed to miss Darwyn Cooke’s graphic novel Justice League: The New Frontier. Shame on me, because the direct-to-DVD animated feature based on that novel, released this past week, is fan-friggin-tastic, and now I’ve gotta go back and read the darn thing. If it’s anywhere near as great as this 75-minute movie, and I’m sure it is, I’ll be in heaven.
New Frontier is about the formation of the Justice League of
A lot is shoved into this movie. We see the Martian Manhunter’s origin, and we witness Hal
The Justice League: The New Frontier DVD comes in a few different versions: single-disc, double-disc, and Blu-ray. I bought the 2-disc set, with two full feature-length commentaries (one by Cooke, one with the movie’s creators), a handful of features, extra cartoons, and a 45-minute documentary about the history of the JLA. All for less than twenty bucks. A bargain.
This thing is highly recommended. I’ve watched it three times since Tuesday. I’ll watch it again before the weekend’s over.