We're just three issues in and already we're seeing several fronts where things might explode for the team. This isn't your typical team. There are different layers to it with the idea to have a team able to take down the other Justice League team along with having certain members they want to have in or out of the spotlight as well as in or out of the action. With the team members not knowing the complete story, you can see how could go the wrong way.
Last issue we also saw the opposition this team has to face and while we know it's not who they appeared to be, there is still fun in seeing how the fight goes and the team's reaction. This is setting up the inevitable clash between the Justice League and the Justice League.
Geoff Johns pays attention to the little details. This is a team that hasn't even had a proper training session. Most of them are experienced heroes but members like Vibe are still completely new to this. Working alongside others also adds another element. And of course there's the possibility of a traitor being on the team. You can't have a team book without the potential of drama and disaster.
Aside from prepping the team for possibly taking down the Justice League, we also have the need to figure out who and what the Secret Society of Super Villains is. Now that this organization is on their radar, Amanda Waller and Steve Trevor need to figure out a way to get to them as well.
There's another Martian Manhunter back up by Matt Kindt. Martian Manhunter is proving to be more and more an interesting and complex character. This story allows us to see a little more into his past.
I assume the issue was delayed because it's been seven weeks since issue #2.
The art is kind of all over the place. There are some pages and layouts that look really great - the stuff we expect from David Finch. There is a wide shot that is cool but other panels had bare backgrounds and there was the occasional facial expression that looked a little off.
The new Justice League of America team is seeing some serious action here. The team's agenda may not be known to the actual team but with the discovery of the Secret Society of Super Villains, we're seeing another group for them to try to take on. Hopefully the team will get some actual training before things get really bad. Geoff Johns is giving us an atypical team book. The fact that the members don't even know why they've been brought together adds a different dynamic compared to all the other team books we have. There were some unfortunate concerns with the art this month but the action is heating up and there's no telling what Johns has planned next.