DC waited 81 years to make an animated Justice Society film. It should have waited longer.

At long last, DC Comics’ Justice Society of America star in their own animated film.

The first super-team of all time debuted in “All-Star Comics” No. 3 in 1940.

The comic was a hit, and for the next decade, DC’s greatest heroes banded together to fight villains on this world and across the cosmos.

Superhero comics dropped out of popularity in the early 1950s, and “All-Star Comics” went western and then went kaput.

In the 1960s, DC relaunched the Justice Society concept as the Justice League, and then in one of the most ground-breaking comics ever, established the existence of a parallel earth in which the original Golden Age heroes still battled evildoers in “The Flash” No. 123 (September 1961).

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The new Justice Society, on CW's "Stargirl" (Photo: CW)

We Have a Justice Society TV Show. This Is Not a Drill.

Any casual visitor to this site might guess that I have a deep affection for DC’s Justice Society of America, the first and greatest superteam.

Maybe it is because I talked about how the 1970 Justice League/Justice Society team-up pretty much got me addicted to comic books.

Or how I finally tracked down the elusive issue long missing from my collection.

Or how the Justice Society just lent themselves to the best holiday stories.

But I never in my wildest dreams thought I’d live to see the Justice Society star in a  TV show.

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