Review: Flashpoint: Lois Lane and the Resistance #1 (of 3)

Flashpoint: Lois Lane and the Resistance has a fun, ridiculous premise that never QUITE lives up to its promise.  Unfortunately, Abnett and Lanning rush through Lois’ first meeting with the Resistance, how she got behind enemy lines, her escape – after a solid opening and a surprising death, most of the rest of the issue is exposition.  Lois is no figurehead of the resistance, not yet, nor is she an intrepid investigator behind enemy lines; instead, she’s a frightened young journalist in well over her head.  I have a feeling we’re in for some surprising transformations, but Abnett and Lanning rush so quickly through the beginning of the story that the book feels, overall, fairly poorly paced.

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