Writer Mark Waid, coming from his popular work on Flash and Impulse, and artist Alex Ross, who broke new ground with the beautifully painted Marvels, join together for this explosive book that takes place in a dark alternate future of the DC Superhero Universe. Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and... show more
Writer Mark Waid, coming from his popular work on Flash and Impulse, and artist Alex Ross, who broke new ground with the beautifully painted Marvels, join together for this explosive book that takes place in a dark alternate future of the DC Superhero Universe. Batman, Superman, Wonder Woman, and almost every other character from DC Comics must choose sides in what could be the final battle of them all.
Publish date: October 1st 1997
Publisher: DC Comics
Pages no: 232
Edition language: English
Series: Kingdom Come -4 (#1)
What happens when your heroes grow up? When they have children of their own?What happens when their children don't share the same morals, the same worldviews, the same sense of restraint and self-control their parents did?At once a cautionary tale for the world in we now find ourselves - a world in...
I think I may have confused Alan Moore's proposal for a dystopian future DC universe showdown with descriptions of Kingdom Come, which is a shame, because the thing with warring Houses and actual characterization was so much better. Or it was in my head, anyway.I'm sure this works better for people...
I almost can't believe I had never heard of this before. Absolutely incredible story, amazing illustrations (you so rarely see gouache in graphic novels!). The story takes place 30 years after Superman has retired. The world has descended into chaos, and Clark is forced to come out of hiding to rest...
I love Alex Ross's superhero art, especially on a book like Kingdom Come. There's the right mix of epic pages with awe-inspiring visuals and panels that use realism to show these still larger-than-life characters as flawed and human, in their own ways. The character design, both aging up existed DC ...
Good, good, good. Apocalyptic. Mostly about Superman, but Batman has the best deliverance of the word "Shazam" ever recorded. Lol.