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Waid and Perez are known for reinventing important characters (the Flash and Wonder Woman, respectively) and for major stories (Kingdom Come; Crisis on Infinite Earths) that virtually defined superhero comics for their eras. But this volume is just a chance for two top creators to have some fun in the DC playground. Investigating the appearance of 64 identical corpses, Green Lantern and Batman visit Las Vegas, where they are unable to prevent the Book of Destiny-recently stolen from its master, Destiny of the Endless, and containing all knowledge of the past, present, and future-from being stolen again by aliens who leave a dangerous weapon on Earth. The heroes' parallel quests to retrieve the book and the weapon take one into space and one to the far future, which involves many other heroes and villains and allows Waid and Perez to demonstrate their encyclopedic knowledge of the DC Universe. Much of the book's considerable humor comes from the dynamics that Waid develops among the adult characters (Green Lantern, Batman, Lobo) and the teens (Supergirl, the new Blue Beetle, the Legion of Super-Heroes). Perez's highly detailed artwork remains excellent. Recommended for all fans of the creators.