Injustice 2 #1 from start to finish is one exciting book; it takes place in various locations and features various characters. Don’t let the thought of that drive you away though — even though there are multiple stories to follow in this issue there’s a good amount of time spent with each story to ensure you understand who each person is and what is yet to come in future issues.
There’s some great storytelling courtesy of writer Tom Taylor that delivers some emotional and powerful dialogue. The conversation with Batman and Superman is a genuine work of art and has some captivating moments; you’ll catch yourself reading over it again and again because of how well it was delivered on the page.
Injustice 2 does well in ensuring the reader that even if you haven’t read the previous Injustice books, you can start fresh here. There are some minor details that may be a little confusing when you come across them, but it’s pretty self explanatory for new readers.
This book is important to read especially if you’re a fan of the game. There’s so much more to a story that a video game can only show a portion of. This comic book will lend more story to the Injustice 2 narrative and aside from telling more of a detailed story, you get to know and understand more about your characters and their personal journeys.
Injustice 2 #1 is an excellent issue all around that leaves the reader with laughs, cliffhangers, and jaw dropping moments that level the playing field for the upcoming game. This is a comic that even someone who has only played the games and never touched a comic could enjoy and find themselves picking up the next issue in excitement.