Here is the latest cool comic book moment in our year-long look at one cool comic book moment a day (in no particular order whatsoever)! Here‘s the archive of the moments posted so far!
Today, for our 50th Cool Comic Book Moment, in lieu of a foil enhanced cover, we’re instead just going to be looking at perhaps the most famous scene from Keith Giffen and J.M. DeMatteis’ Justice League run!
This moment is quite simple to set up.
A new Justice League has formed. The Green Lantern Guy Gardner felt that he should be the leader of the new team, while the rest of the heroes all gravitated towards Batman as the leader. Gardner and Batman had come into conflict frequently in the first four issues of the book, with their arguments finally coming to a head in the fifth issue of the series…
(Click to enlarge the pages – the first two panels on page three are, I suppose, what I would term “the moment” if pressed to pick one moment out of the pages).