Redefining a Universe: DC’s “Legends” Crossover, Part 5

Welcome, welcome, to the penultimate edition of our stroll down memory lane. We're into month five of Legends. Things get serious! More tie-ins! And a rather boring event starts pushing us towards some great new beginnings. Justice League #260 It's only getting worse for the Justice League. The Martian Manhunter faces off against the android … Continue reading Redefining a Universe: DC’s “Legends” Crossover, Part 5

Commence Ouroboros: DC’s “Crisis on Infinite Earths” Aftermath

It took a while for the full effects of Crisis to hit every corner of the DCU; this wasn't the tightly planned crossover event that we usually see today. It was so loose that moments from Crisis were showing up in other titles months after the event had ended. Oh, and the two titles that … Continue reading Commence Ouroboros: DC’s “Crisis on Infinite Earths” Aftermath

Commence Ouroboros: DC’s “Crisis on Infinite Earths” Part 11

The true genius of Crisis #11 is this: It’s the step in between.  We don’t generally see things like this in comic book storytelling.  Look at the transition from Flashpoint to the New 52, for example.  One minute it was the old universe, the next it was the new.  There was no step in between … Continue reading Commence Ouroboros: DC’s “Crisis on Infinite Earths” Part 11