Crisis on Infinite Earths
n 1985, DC Comics dramatically altered comics' original universe with CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS, a 12-issue series that rocked the comics community, tragically dooming some of DC's most beloved characters and drastically altering others. An unforgettable and defining event in comics history,... show more
n 1985, DC Comics dramatically altered comics' original universe with CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS, a 12-issue series that rocked the comics community, tragically dooming some of DC's most beloved characters and drastically altering others. An unforgettable and defining event in comics history, CRISIS was arguably the first companywide crossover to make good on its promise of lasting change.
Written by Marv Wolfman and pencilled by George Pérez, with inks by Dick Giordano, Jerry Ordway and Mike DeCarlo, CRISIS ON INFINITE EARTHS finds the alternate worlds that once were a hallmark of the DC Universe undersiege by a mysterious force powerful enough to wipe out the lives of billions.
This deluxe edition features all twelve issues of the landmark series, as well as scripts, sketches and the HISTORY OF THE DC UNIVERSE special.
Publish date: 2015-10-13
Publisher: DC Comics
Pages no: 400
Edition language: English
Series: DC Comics Crossovers
I read these individual comics back when they were first published. While I hated seeing some of the heroes die, I was so glad to see that DC was cleaning up from all the different Earths. Although some of the dialogue is a little dated, this is a great story with great artwork. Along with all 12 is...
This was certainly an interesting choice to introduce myself to the DC Universe in terms of comic books. I have seen movies and television series (both animated and not), but the bulk of my knowledge of DC comics comes from my husband and his long relationship with the Batman franchise. While I en...
Crisis on Infinite Earths is unquestionably a landmark moment in the history of DC, and comics in general. At this point, the expectations for new readers are either sky-high or in the basement. The reality is somewhere in between.First of all, this is such a product of its time that it's kind of fu...
I had to do my dork homework and finally read this. Important, and fun at times, but also a perfect example of WHY this event had to happen... shit's so convoluted, confused, and quite a bit behind where most other comics were by 1985 in many ways that it feels kinda like an enjoyable antique. Maybe...