Thanks for the review Jim. Honestly, I was surprised the villain wasn't the bunny. I'm not joking, I really thought the bunny was behind it all, and would be either a God or evil spirit in disguise, or an evil rabbit. To be fair, my expectations for this series were quite low. What's weird is that Tamaki keeps using "Max Lord" throughout these issues but then has Diana refer to him as Maxwell Lord again for a split second in a single narration box right before they get on the plane and never again.
Batman has always been willing to use almost any method to defeat his enemies and bring to Gotham City - and to a larger extent, the world. But there are some lines he would never cross and has actually attacked other heroes for utilizing. One notable one is mind-control and manipulation, which Batman has a specific history of hating. How bad does a situation have to be for Batman to actually try to use mind-control on an innocent populace? After more or less being handed control of the Trotha homeworld deep in the far reaches of the cosmos, the Justice League find themselves unable to fully unite the two societal factions. Despite their best efforts, the heroes have come to be seen as violent outsiders who instilled their command upon arriving on the world.
Doctor Psycho Mind Controls Wonder Woman (Earth One)
Hypnotic Woman is a fictional character , a comic book supervillainess who battled the Golden Age Wonder Woman and was a member of Villainy Inc. She first appeared in the comic Wonder Woman Vol. A stage magician who conceals her gender via masculine costume and false facial hair, Hypnota was accidentally shot in the head during the rehearsal of one of her act's illusions. Experimental surgery saved her life, but it also released a "blue electric ray of dominance" from her "mid-brain," granting her the ability to mesmerize others with a glance.
Out of all the staples and tropes in comic books and science fiction, one of the most popular is mind-control. Readers and fans want to know which of their favorite superheroes is the strongest or who would win in a fight between two characters -- the easiest way to settle these debates is by having them fight. One such push in mind-control. While under the influence and mind-control of supervillains, superheroes have been made to perform truly awful deeds. Constantly getting brainwashed into nearly killing his fiends, one of the more famous examples of Superman being mind-controlled is when he tried to kill Wonder Woman in Wonder Woman