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In the 1950s, a new generation of superheroes must join forces with the community's active veterans and a hostile US government to fight a menace to Earth.

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Adapting the award-winning DC Comics miniseries DC: THE NEW FRONTIER by Darwyn Cooke, Justice League: The New Frontier spins a tale of the DC Universe in the 1950s, focusing on test pilot Hal Jordan (Green Lantern) and the Martian Manhunter. The story also features other DC characters, including Barry Allen (the Flash), Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, and many more. Written by Andrew Laubacher

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Trainor, the pilot we see initiating the first firing sequence in the final battle, may be Larry Trainor, also known as Negative Man of the Doom Patrol. See more »

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When Hal and Ace are speeding on a highway just outside of Las Vegas, they pass a warning sign for the Nevada Test Site, stating that it is off limits by order of the United States Department of Energy. But the US Department of Energy (DOE) didn't exist in the 1950s; its predecessor then was the US Atomic Energy Commission. (It became the Energy Research and Development Administration in 1974; the ERDA was then incorporated into the new DOE in 1977.) See more »

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The Centre: [narrating] Like all things on this hurtling sphere, I emerged from the molten center of creation. But mine has been a unique path. Isolated, I developed attributes beyond those of lesser beings. Then the sphere was struck by a vast celestial stone. Black chunks of death filled the skies and the world became a chaotic world of doom. Soon the sphere began to nurture new kinds of life. And there was one that stood above the rest. Its fragile shell belied its vicious nature. And in ...
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"The Justice League: The New Frontier" has some exemplary roots. The original comic miniseries is one of my very favorites. It's a great story, sure, but Darwyn Cooke's art is what really sells it. Thankfully, the movie takes a lot of inspiration from that, his post-war Americana especially. and the cast is impressive; seriously, some of the names on that list.

My problem is it's too damn short. New Frontier told a far-reaching story in two separate volumes. This should've done the same instead of jamming it into 75 minutes. I mean, really, if WB could stretch The Dark Knight Returns into two movies, this should've been a no-brainer.

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