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SCI FI Channel Repackages Justice Society of America as The Awesomes

SCI FI channel has announced an upcoming animated series, The Awesomes, billed as a “workplace comedy.”

Formed in the 1940s, the team has gone through a revolving roster of the world’s top heroes, gradually losing popularity as other, cooler superhero teams come into favor.

I remember dismissing this exact concept the first time around, when it was called The Justice Society of America… a comic book published by DC Comics starting in the 1940s.

JSA: “We was robbed.”

Of course, the comic book doesn’t benefit from the talents of producers like Saturday Night Live‘s Seth Meyers and Lorne Michaels. I’ll give the show a chance when it premieres in the new season.

And then judge it severely, of course.

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