Justice League Action premiered Friday, December 16 in the United States with the 4-part “Shazam Slam”. The new Cartoon Network animated TV series features a host of characters from the DC Comics universe.
On today’s show, we give a review of the extended pilot and talk about what we are looking forward to from the show.
4 11-minute episodes (actual titles):
- “Classic Rock”
- “Power Outage”
- “Night of the Bat”
- “Abate and Switch”
*Spoilers for Justice League Action in this review
- What do we think of the animation style?
- What about the stories?
- Is the story and continuity important to the show?
- Each episode centers around the Djinn
- “Shazam Slam” ends with the Hall of Justice being destroyed, so they build Watchtower
- Many characters and locations
- Lots of Humor:
- Jimmy Olsen “What am I doing, risking my life for this fleeting internet fame? Yeah, totally worth it.”
- Constantine speaking non-sense with his accent
- Martian Manhunter: “That is my attempt at humor”
- Booster Gold fighting Batman