Final Crisis 1

May 28, 2008

…what the hell?

So uh…did Countdown happen on a parallel world?  All the New Gods JUST FUCKING DIED and now no on remembers it/didn’t happen/wtf?  I suppose it will be explained by some kind of life/anti-life thing rewriting memories – I mean it has to be right?  You can’t have a HUGE year long event that culminates in something that is retconned the VERY NEXT MONTH can you?  They’d be setting a new record in retcon size if this is the case.

Other than that blaring madness, the issue was pretty decent.  The bit with J’onn was very poorly done though – this being the main series, something should have been said as to how they actually captured someone arguably more powerful than Superman (and more interesting too!).

There are obvious bits of Morrisonia here, but mostly it’s pretty tame so far.  Like Morrison on vanilla flavored super-hero tranqs.

I’d give it a 3/5.  Nothing impressive, but groundwork laid for something possibly interesting.  Possibly.