Crisis on Infinite Earths

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DC Comics, Nov 16, 2005 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 368 pages
155 Reviews
Worlds lived. Worlds died. And the DC Universe was never the same! In 1985, DC Comics dramatically altered comics' original universe with 'Crisis on infinite earths', a 12-issue series that rocked the comics community, tragically dooming some of DC's most beloved characters and drastically altering others. Written by Marv Wolfman and pencilled by George Pérez, with inks by Dick Giordano, Jerry Ordway and Mike DeCarlo, this book finds the alternate worlds that once were a hallmark of the DC Universe under siege by a mysterious force powerful enough to wipe out the lives of billions. This edition is an oversized slipcased set containing two hardcover books. The Book One includes the full 12-issue maxiseries, with an introduction by Marv Wolfman, afterword by Dick Giordano, and creator bios. George Pérez provides all-new art for the dustjacket. The Book Two contains a compendium featuring the full behind-the-scenes story on the years-long making of the maxiseries complete with memos, notes, original plots and commentary from Marv Wolfman and Jerry Ordway; the Official Index to Crisis and Official Index to Crisis Crossovers being reprinted for the very first time, completely updated; a look into post-Crisis events and aftermath stories, how the Superboy/Legion conundrum was solved, and a look at the 20th anniversary of this seminal event. George Pérez provides all-new art for the dustjacket.

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The artwork is stunning, and it's a very dense read. - Goodreads
Basically, I find most of the writing appalling. - Goodreads
It's not just that it's a complicated plot. - Goodreads
Perez's crowded artwork doesn't help either. - Goodreads
... the writing in this series isnt terrific. - Goodreads
It wasn't that the writing of that decade was just bad. - Goodreads

Review: Crisis on Infinite Earths (Post-Crisis Superman Chronology)

User Review  - Eva Ebert - Goodreads

Firstly, spoiling something huge in the foreword is a jerk move. It assumes that everyone have already read the series and know what will happen. Which leads me to the main problem with this book. It ... Read full review

Review: Crisis on Infinite Earths (Post-Crisis Superman Chronology)

User Review  - Sean Welch - Goodreads

Reading this again as an adult, I was not as blow away as I was at 14 reading the series month to month. Yes, there is some cheese here and the characterizations are thin. But, given what this comic ... Read full review

Contents

Section 1
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Section 2
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Section 3
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Marv Wolfman is a creator and writer of children's books, novels, television, animation, and comic books, including "Blade," "Crisis on Infinite Earths," "Superman Returns," and "Teen Titans,"" "He lives in Los Angeles. Mario Ruiz is the creator and artist of the graphic novels "Sampson: Judge of Israel "and" Testament," the former editor-in-chief and creator of Metron Press, the founder of Valor Comics, and an advertising and graphic design art director. He lives in New York City. William J. Rubin is CEO of Nachson Press LLC and the project architect. He lives in Chicago.

A veteran of the comics field, George Perez has illustrated dozens of the most popular series over the last 20 years including New Teen Titans, Crisis on Infinite Earths, and JLA/Avengers.

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