Starring Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel, The Flash, Green Lantern, Aquaman and Hawkman - but not necessarily as you know them! It's judgement day, and war is about to be waged between superheroes old and new, one that will determine the fate of the entire planet. Where before... show more
Starring Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman, Captain Marvel, The Flash, Green Lantern, Aquaman and Hawkman - but not necessarily as you know them! It's judgement day, and war is about to be waged between superheroes old and new, one that will determine the fate of the entire planet. Where before there was order, now there is chaos - perpetrated by a new breed of superhero for whom justice and honour are redundant concepts. This fully painted Elseworlds saga features one of the most astounding visions of the DC universe ever presented; a twilight future more unpredictable and incendiary then any depicted before.
Publish date: September 30th 2008
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.