Kingdom Come

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Dc Comics, 2008 - Comics & Graphic Novels - 228 pages
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In a future where metahumans run rampant and are a menace to society, Superman, Wonder Woman, Batman, and other traditional superheroes attempt to contain the escalating disaster and prevent a metahuman war.

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User Review  - MickyFine - LibraryThing

When Superman and his generation of superheroes go into seclusion, the next generation of metahumans come into their own but lose sight of the goals of their forebears. Instead of working to save ... Read full review

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User Review  - SESchend - LibraryThing

Rereading this recently and really enjoying the added details on the story not accessible in the graphic format. Good job, Elliot. Read full review

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About the author (2008)

Mark Waid, Alabama native and current resident of Los Angeles, has written stories for every major comic book publisher, and his seminal graphic novel, KINGDOM COME, for DC Comics, is one of the best-selling graphic novels of all time. For BOOM! Studios, he has written bestselling graphic novels POTTER'S FIELD, INCORRUPTIBLE and the multiple Eisner and Harvey Award-nominated IRREDEEMABLE. Caleb Monroe is a Los Angeles-based writer whose work includes BATMAN for DC Comics, ICE AGE for KaBOOM and HUNTERS FORTUNE and THE REMNANT for BOOM! Studios.

Alex Ross was born in 1968. He attended St. Alban's School in Washington, D.C. and graduated from Harvard University in 1990. It was there that he studied under composer Peter Lieberson and was a D.J. on the classical and underground rock departments of the college radio station. He earned a Harvard A.B. in English summa cum laude for a thesis on James Joyce. From the years, 1992-1996, Alex Ross was a music critic at the New York Times. He also wrote for the New Republic, Slate, and The London Review of Books. In 1993 he started contributing to The New Yorker and became a staff writer in 1996. In 2007 his released his first book in the U.S. entitled The Rest is Noise: Listening to the Twentieth Century, a cultural history of music since 1900. This book received widespread crritical praise in the U.S. and earned a National Book Critics Circle Award, a spot on New York Times list of the ten best books of 2007, and a finalist citation for the Pulitzer Prize in general non-fiction. His second book - Listen to This- was published in September 2010. Alex Ross has also received a Holtzbrink fellowship at the American Academy in Berlin.

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