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JLA: The Tower of Babel The Deluxe Edition (JLA (Justice League of America)) Hardcover – April 27, 2021

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Born in Hueytown, Alabama, Mark Waid has earned his living as a lounge singer, a magician, a disc jockey, an accountant, and in many other ways, but none of them as eclectic--or fun--as writing comic books. Waid has written for every major comics publisher, including DC, Marvel Comics, Archie Comics (where he served briefly as their cover-gag editor), Dark Horse Comics, Image Comics, and BOOM! Studios. His credits include Daredevil, X-Men, The Flash, JLA, Ruse, Fantastic Four, the bestseller Kingdom Come, and his creator-owned series Empire.

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  • Publisher ‏ : ‎ DC Comics; Deluxe edition (April 27, 2021)
  • Language ‏ : ‎ English
  • Hardcover ‏ : ‎ 280 pages
  • ISBN-10 ‏ : ‎ 1779509510
  • ISBN-13 ‏ : ‎ 978-1779509512
  • Item Weight ‏ : ‎ 1.85 pounds
  • Dimensions ‏ : ‎ 7.4 x 0.8 x 11.2 inches
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Mark Waid, a New York Times bestselling author, has written for a wider variety of well-known pop-culture characters and franchises than any other American author, from Superman to Star Wars to the Justice League to Archie to Spider-Man and many, many others. His award-winning work with artist Alex Ross, KINGDOM COME, is one of the best-selling graphic novels of all time. (Secretly, however, he prefers SUPERMAN: BIRTHRIGHT and his IRREDEEMABLE collections as his favorite works he's produced.)

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The Tower of Babel is respected enough to make it on a lot of top 10 Justice League story lists and DC doesn’t turn just any story into a Deluxe Edition. The story was published in 2000 and although this is my first time reading it, I have certainly seen the reverberations of the story. I can see the effects in Identity Crisis and Infinite Crisis and other stories involving Batman and the JLA. Essentially, Batman has formulated a contingency plan to defeat each member of the JLA in case they go rogue. Ra’s Al Ghul stole the plans and implemented them incapacitating all the super powered members of the JLA. This establishes the paranoid nature of Batman and creates a permanent rift between the Dark Knight and the rest of the JLA.

I think the concept behind The Tower of Babel is excellent and it’s impressive how broad and long lasting the effects were. I’m sure when it first came out it was mind blowing to readers, but two decades later it’s less impressive. Particularly from someone who’s already seen the ramifications but not the initial event. Mark Waid has created a few incredible works in comics including Kingdom Come, however, overall, I’m not really a fan of his writing. He does a lot of characterization, but I really don’t enjoy his overly cutesy banter. He does tone it down a bit in the Tower of Bebel.

The main Tower of Babel storyline doesn’t start until halfway through the book. It’s a four part series that also included Secret Files #3. The first half of the book includes a bunch of other stories written by Waid that I found forgettable. This biggest problem was the horrendous artwork. Both the penciling and coloring were terrible but unfortunately all too typical of this era. I would assume this stuff was included because The Tower of Babel simply wasn’t enough material to justify a Deluxe Edition. As it is, only half the material here is Deluxe Edition worthy and even that is debatable.

I wasn’t super impressed by The Tower of Babel. There is a whole lot of awful artwork and a bunch of mediocre writing. The Tower of Babel storyline is definitely the best part of the book but it’s only half the book. From an historical standpoint, Tower of Babel is an important element. I just don’t think the execution was all that spectacular. The only extra is a new two page introduction by Mark Waid. It’s interesting and he brought up a point that I’d never thought of. Writers of the Justice League are somewhat handcuffed because they are not allowed to deviate from what’s in a character’s core book. Maybe that explains why the JLA stories are rarely as good as I hope for.
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