"Cry for Justice, The Beginning": Hal Jordan confronts the rest of the Justice League about their approach to fighting against the threats that non-powered police and military can't. Hal feels they are putting out fires instead of bringing the fight to the villains that would just as happily des
Justice League: Cry for Justice #1 is an issue of the series Justice League: Cry for Justice (Volume 1) with a cover date of September, 2009. It was published on July 1, 2009.
Synopsis for "Cry for Justice, The Beginning"
Hal Jordan confronts the rest of the Justice League about their approach to fighting against the threats that non-powered police and military can't. Hal feels they are putting out fires instead of bringing the fight to the villains that would just as happily destroy them like Libra killed the Martian Manhunter or Darkseid killed Batman. Superman argues the point but Hal finally leaves to deal with the matter in his own way. Oliver Queen joins Hal out of dedication to their friendship.
Ray Palmer and Ryan Choi attack Killer Moth and his gang to get info on who orchestrated the theft of the Time Pool technology and why Moth and crew tortured Mike Dante, an old friend of Palmer's. Using his shrinking ability Ray gets the name of the man behind it all; Prometheus.
In Opal City the former Starman Mikaal Tomas visits the body of his boyfriend Tony who was "collateral damage" in an attack on a S.T.A.R. Labs facility while visiting his parents in New York. Mikaal compliments the mortician on the fine work before leaving and after a small tantrum begins his search for those responsible for Tony's death.
In Africa Congorilla mourns the slaughter of his troop and bids them all a sad farewell. Freedom Beast stumbles on to the scene and tells Congorilla that he tried to stop those responsible for the troops' deaths and be the hero he was learning to be. After Freedom Beast dies Congorilla leaps away, crying out for justice.
Appearing in "Cry for Justice, The Beginning"
- Atom (Ryan Choi)
- Atom (Ray Palmer)
- Congo Bill/Congorilla (First appearance as Congorilla (permanently))
- Green Arrow
- Green Lantern Hal Jordan
- Freedom Beast (Dies)
- Justice League
- Plastic Man
- Congorilla (Dies in Congo Bill's body)
- Tony (Deceased)
Synopsis for "The Origin of Congorilla"
Appearing in "The Origin of Congorilla"
- Kawolo (Dies)
- From the DC Comics solicitation:
What brings a team together? Justice! Batman and Martian Manhunter have been slaughtered. But he's not the only hero to fall at the hands of villains. The murder has to stop, and it's time to take the fight to the bad guys! Green Lantern, Green Arrow, Supergirl, Atom, Shazam, Congorilla and Starman unite in a cry for justice!
This 6-part miniseries from James Robinson (STARMAN, SUPERMAN) and rising star artist Mauro Cascioli (TRIALS OF SHAZAM) pushes our heroes to the brink and beyond as evil can no longer be tolerated to win. But when Prometheus plans his revenge on not only the heroes, but on the very places they call home, will this new team be ready to pay the cost for the justice they seek? This time it's personal – and it'll only get more bloody before it's over!''
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