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Crisis on Infinite Earths

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  • Posted November 27, 2009

    The mega-series of mega-series

    This is the one that started the whole "crisis of" cross-over trend at DC. An outstanding tour-de-force by Marv Wolfman and George Perez that achieved what it set out to do: lay a basis for reorganizing the DC Universe into a single self-consistent whole. Wolfman didn't do this without casualties -- several beloved figures died in the process and their deaths provided additional tragedy and pathos for future stories -- but in the process he provided a basis for understanding the DC characters we have known and loved in the context of a new single universe. Characters such as Kal-L, Kara Zor-El, Barry Allen and others are celebrated and treated with a reverence lacking in more recent "crises".

    On the whole, I missed the Multiverse concept and the color it gave to DC stories in the past but if they had to combine everything, this was the way to do it.

    3 out of 4 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 6, 2004

    Death for Entire Worlds?!

    This book is THE BEST DC COMIC I'VE EVER READ!!!!!!!!!!!!! I think the story was outstanding and the artwork was phenonemal. With an ensemble cast of the world's finest heroes, this is by far a must-have for D.C. fans. When a strange occurence is destroying entire dimensions, the Monitor, a shady character, enlists the help of our world's super heroes. Even though this series kills off such memorable heroes like Supergirl and (sniff) the Flash, you should read this book if you love comicbooks. If you're still reading this close this web site and buy Crisis! I am boring and Crisis is AWESOME!!!!!!!

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 11, 2003

    Best MIni Series in Comics History.

    Before Watchmen, Dc One Million, and Kingdom Come, DC introduced Crisis on Infinite Earths back in 1985 as a 12 part mini series. The premise was to start from scratch because the multiverse was becoming confusing to readers old and new alike. DC took a big risk when they said that things would never be the same and they have kept their word. It showed the deaths of heroes and introduced new ones. I read the other reviews and strongly disagree with them. The series was full of hype, it delivered unlike later mini series that came after it. It had no enhanced covers, just a excellent story that forever changed the DCU.

    3 out of 3 people found this review helpful.

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  • Posted July 30, 2012

    I can say without a doubt that before the infinite crisis series

    I can say without a doubt that before the infinite crisis series was created the only interest I had with comics was because I have an obsession with the unstopable amazing Joker. Now my love has grown, and my interest in wanting to know more, and understand every super heros powers and weaknesses, and if villans fall into the chaotic spectrum, or just a pure evil spectrum. I without a doubt owe my passion for comics to this . I wish Harley Quinn was more recognized though!!!!!

    2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

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