Not to be confused with Crisis on Infinite Earth's. This is a solid movie that was meant to give fans of Justice League a nice fix. The plot was ok at best, but like it should be, it's the who's who gallery of superheroes and villains duking it out, and you get a damn good amount of that. Highly recommended if you love animation or superheroes.
The Justice League animated series had a fantastic story arc called “The Justice Lords” as far as I could remember. Alternate universes and multi-verses have always been a part of comic book stories. It is always interesting to see just how far the writing can go creatively when it came to creating one of this alternate universe. Directors Sam Liu and Lauren Montgomery intend to do just that with Dwayne McDuffie with “Justice League: Crisis on Two Earths”. … more
First off, let me get this out of the way because I've read some confusing reviews (elsewhere): this is not an adaptation of CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS. There is an element of this story that bares a passing resemblence to some of the ideas presented in the DC Universe ground-breaking events, but it starts and stops right there: one idea of that story clearly inspired this story, so don't look to this short review to make any more hay out of that minor controversy. Besides, could anyone really … more
Essentially we have one Earth that has the Justice League that we know and love as a benevolent organization that is out to protect the citizens of Earth from foul play, and another Earth where the like powered super-powered denizens formed a group called THE CRIME SYNDICATE... which is a super-powered team of mobsters that have divided up the Earth and have been tormenting, extorting and killing all those that would oppose their reign. Meanwhile, on that planet - we have the former leader of the superpowered resistance, LEX LUTHOR - travel to an alternate Earth, with our regular heroes. He manages to convince them to come back to thwart the evildoers.