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'Smallville: Absolute Justice': Are You Ready?

Check out the extended trailer for the upcoming 2-hour special!

Check out the extended trailer for the upcoming 2-hour special!


Normally, I don't get very excited about Smallville episodes, but I am really geared up for this special two-hour long event that will air next Friday, February 5th on the CW. We had previously posted a few brief commercials released by Warner Brothers, one which aired in Canada and the other in the States. This morning, a 30-second long edition hit the interweb. I have to say, it is not very often that a commercial for a television show has me on the edge of my seat. While we may not necessarily get any new information in what to expect in the upcoming episode, the clip does manage to set a tone for the show that is unlike what we saw in the previous clips we posted. Clark's discovery of the Justice Society's meeting hall is rather compelling. This one definitely did that for me. I feel like Geoff Johns' skills as a comic book writer might just translate well onto the small screen with Smallville: Absolute Justice! What do you think? Check it out for yourself below! 
 
 
  
 
On another note, is it me, or do you guys get a very 'Watchmen' feel from this brief promo? It reminded me a lot of the opening credits to the Watchmen movie. There is definitely a moment of reflection and reminiscing the past, at least in my opinion. Of course the tone of 'The Watchmen' is far more serious and morbid, but the way the characters reflect on "the good old days" is rather similar. Feel free to disagree! I linked the intro to 'The Watchmen' above so you can judge for yourselves.
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Posted by cascadeking09

they just ruined a tradition. for all these years every episode was a one word title and now we got two. i think they shoulda named it somethin else

Posted by RedK

That looks awesome, I couldn't help but have a smile wathing that.

Posted by Jake Malcom

WTF!!
 
I still think Hawkman looks ridiculous!!!

Posted by Bruce Vain

Wow these promos keep getting better and better :D 
 
Can't wait to get my JSA fix .:)
Posted by CellphoneGirl

Nice, this made me want to tivo them again :P

Posted by Media_Master

Still looking forward to seeing it!

Posted by Superparody
@Jake Malcom said:
"WTF!!  I still think Hawkman looks ridiculous!!! "

yes yes he does
Posted by Justize
@Jake Malcom: he's a ridiculous character! I mean, COME ON!
Posted by The Wind-Stalker

is the first flash gonna be on here

Posted by Silver Knight75

I cannot wait

Posted by Jean_Luc_LeBeau

Badass. Although whats up with Dr. Fate's voice? Any reason why he couldn't talk like a normal dude?

Posted by reaper2923
@Gambler said:
"Badass. Although whats up with Dr. Fate's voice? Any reason why he couldn't talk like a normal dude? "
I actually like his voice makes him seem more mystical
Edited by Jean_Luc_LeBeau
@reaper2923 said:

" @Gambler said:

"Badass. Although whats up with Dr. Fate's voice? Any reason why he couldn't talk like a normal dude? "
I actually like his voice makes him seem more mystical "
I understand that is what they were going for, but in my opinion they failed miserably. He sounds like a defective Speech and Spell.  They could have given him an accent and achieved the whole, "Mystical" vibe. As if the fancy lights and costume weren't enough :P
Posted by reaper2923
@Gambler said:
"@reaper2923 said:

" @Gambler said:

"Badass. Although whats up with Dr. Fate's voice? Any reason why he couldn't talk like a normal dude? "
I actually like his voice makes him seem more mystical "
I understand that is what they were going for, but in my opinion they failed miserably. He sounds like a defective Speech and Spell.  They could have given him an accent and achieved the whole, "Mystical" vibe. As if the fancy lights and costume weren't enough :P "
Maybe they should have used his JL Unlimited voice
Posted by Pez85

Hawkman as the leader of the JSA? Hmmmm, I don't know about that one. 
  
I cannot wait for this to air!

Edited by reaper2923
@Pez85:
Wasn't Hawkman the original leader
Posted by Jean_Luc_LeBeau
@reaper2923 said:
" @Gambler said:
"@reaper2923 said:

" @Gambler said:

"Badass. Although whats up with Dr. Fate's voice? Any reason why he couldn't talk like a normal dude? "
I actually like his voice makes him seem more mystical "
I understand that is what they were going for, but in my opinion they failed miserably. He sounds like a defective Speech and Spell.  They could have given him an accent and achieved the whole, "Mystical" vibe. As if the fancy lights and costume weren't enough :P "
Maybe they should have used his JL Unlimited voice "
That would have been cool.
Posted by reaper2923
@Gambler said:
" @reaper2923 said:
" @Gambler said:
"@reaper2923 said:

" @Gambler said:

"Badass. Although whats up with Dr. Fate's voice? Any reason why he couldn't talk like a normal dude? "
I actually like his voice makes him seem more mystical "
I understand that is what they were going for, but in my opinion they failed miserably. He sounds like a defective Speech and Spell.  They could have given him an accent and achieved the whole, "Mystical" vibe. As if the fancy lights and costume weren't enough :P "
Maybe they should have used his JL Unlimited voice "
That would have been cool. "
I mean I do like the voice it kind of echoes
Posted by Bergquist

cool flash
Posted by AMP - Seeker of Lost Knowledge

 Love it!

Posted by crazed_h3ro

One word...AWESOME!! :3

Posted by mrrpm01

Did anyone else notice that John J'onn J'onnz was wearing the Martian Manhunter colors underneath his jacket

Posted by Dark Cell
@Jake Malcom said:
"WTF!!  I still think Hawkman looks ridiculous!!! "

agreed
Posted by TheMess1428
@cascadeking09 said:
" they just ruined a tradition. for all these years every episode was a one word title and now we got two. i think they shoulda named it somethin else "
Actually the whole event is called Absolute Justice. It is two separate episodes with one word titles: Society and Legends. Together they make Absolute Justice.
 
And I like how it seems like a JLA/JSA team up with the JLA being Superman, Green Arrow, and Martian Manhunter. J'Onn being back is just amazing.
Posted by NightFang

This episodes goona be awesome.

Posted by SUPER-MAN 23

Cool

Posted by Dane

Fate looks and sounds well beyond the realms of regular stupidity.

Posted by rasx

sweet! We're going to see Hawkman fly.
Posted by King Saturn
I am gonna check it out... looks awesome
Posted by buns134

awesome

Posted by goldenkey
@Jake Malcom said:
"WTF!!  I still think Hawkman looks ridiculous!!! "

me too. 
Posted by the guv'nor

i just think they have selected the 3 characters who would look the most ridiculous and expensive to put on screen,i mean dr fate,stargirl and hawkman,all their costumes look pretty naff when shown in real live action.i would of thought it would of been better to go with sandman,hourman ,dr mid nite and atom (al pratt) if they were going to do this.they clealry dont have the budget to make hawkman look cool or convincing.

Posted by The_Warlord

So Hawkman used to be the leader of the older generation of Superheroes, That's so awesome!

Posted by grimreaper1980

you guys are such a teez, and who is the dude with white hair, icicle

Posted by cascadeking09
@TheMess1428 said:
" @cascadeking09 said:
" they just ruined a tradition. for all these years every episode was a one word title and now we got two. i think they shoulda named it somethin else "
Actually the whole event is called Absolute Justice. It is two separate episodes with one word titles: Society and Legends. Together they make Absolute Justice.  And I like how it seems like a JLA/JSA team up with the JLA being Superman, Green Arrow, and Martian Manhunter. J'Onn being back is just amazing. "
thanks for clearin that up for me.
Edited by MKF30
@mrrpm01 said:

"Did anyone else notice that John J'onn J'onnz was wearing the Martian Manhunter colors underneath his jacket "


I SOO DID!! Surprised nobody else is talking about that and that it appears that he still doesn't have his powers...:( since he's holding guns....why people are still bitching about Hawkman's helment and Fates voice? lmao...come on, the show hasn't even aired yet and yet some people are judging his voice? Which btw sounds badass if anything, I mean do you want a normal sounding, mickey mouse guy coming out that helmet? I think not ;)  
 
Anywho, here's another one promo from canada... I can't figure out who the hell that weird white albino dude is fighting Stargirl? That's not Dr. Fate is it? Icicle?
 
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_KRFxctAyaw&NR=1     
Posted by Theodore

Never seen the show before but I really want to see this episode!

Posted by MKF30

Can't wait for next week!!