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Legion of Super Heroes




JLU_Batz01

Reviews: 3
One Good ShowRating: 3 likes, 1 dislikes
Superman joins the Legion of SuperHeroes in order to help them fight some of their most powerful enemies.

I've got to say -- I didn't get why they decided to do a completely new approach on the Legion of Super Heroes when they would have gotten much more support by making it a spin-off to Justice League Unlimited or Superman the Animated Series.

Though, the show works. I loved the pilot episode, and the second episode. The third episode of the show was a little shaky, though the series has proved itself to be a good thing to watch. I tune into this show and tape it every week... (Though I guess I do have to, being the current editor for the show...) and I re watch them day after day. I personally favor the episode Timber Wolf, as I felt that it was a little dark. The show has some humor -- however it does not go to the extremes that Teen Titans does.

If your a comic book fan or not I feel that you should check it out.

Review posted on Friday, October 13th 2006 at 1:03 pm

IGotBupkis

Reviews: 11
A good, if not literally faithful, adaptation...Rating: 0 likes, 1 dislikes
Loosely based on the classic comic book series, LSH is an excellent animated series considering a large part of its target audience is in the 8-12 age range. It's no Bullwinkle, but it kicks Captain Planet's butt.

This series is an excellently done adaptation of the classic LSH comic book characters. Utter purists will be displeased (although one should point out to such snobs "which" version of the LSH they thought should be adapted, the 60s childlike version, the 70s revoltomatic, the 80s perfections, or the 90s darkathon...), but, all in all, it is exceedingly well done for something which must also appeal to kids 8-12. It certainly lacks the subtle intellect of, say, Bullwinkle, but it is still quite competently done, and manages to have a strong appeal to anyone who can allow for the fact that there won't be deeply complex emotional characterization considering the primary target age range. The characters are engaging if not overly complex, the plots, are interesting riffs off of classic LSH plotlines, and the animation is adequate for series TV.

Add to that a rockin' title theme and the result is, if not classic TV, certainly a nicely done adaptation of what, with over 25 regular members, 40 years of history and a vast plethora of villains, is one of the most complex superhero groups in the comic books.

Review posted on Monday, April 27th 2009 at 4:13 am



Classification: Animation
Genre: Children Cartoons | Action | Adventure | Sci-Fi | Super Heroes | Teens
Status: Canceled/Ended
Network: CW ( USA)
Airs: Saturdays at 10:30 am
Runtime: 30 Minutes
Premiere: September 23, 2006
Ended: April 05, 2008
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