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“The Darkseid War” is a story arc in Poster the New fifty two Justice League collection. The story is the end result Poster of Geoff Johns’ Justice League work (such as the primary Justice League (2011) ongoing, Justice League of America (2013) and Forever Evil) and fePoster atures the Justice League being stuck in the center of a conflict among Darkseid and the Anti-Monitor.

     Comics involved in “The Darkseid War” 

Main story: Divergence (one-shot) — A comedian launched on Free Comic Poster Book Day 2015 that includes a prelude to the story (amongst different cloth) written by way of Geoff Johns. Justice League #forty-50 — Where the main story takes location. Written with the aid of Geoff Johns with artwork via Jason Fabok.Tie-ins Justice League: The Darkseid War — Batman (one-shot) — Featuring Batman in Gotham adjusting to his new function as the God of Knowledge. Written by using Peter Tomasi with artwork by means of Fernando Pasarin. Justice League: The Darkseid War — Flash (one-shot) — Featuring Barry Allen because the Black Racer, the God of Death. Written by means of Rob Williams with art through Jesus Merino. Justice League: The Darkseid War — Green Lantern (one-shot) — Featuring Hal Jordan and John Stewart protecting Oa from an onslaught of Parademons. Written with the aid of Tom King with art by means of Doc Shaner. Justice League: The Darkseid War — Lex Luthor (one-shot) — Featuring Lex Luthor. Written by means of Francis Manapul with art with the aid of Bong Dazo. Justice League: The Darkseid War — SHAZAM (one-shot) — Featuring Shazam! with the strength of the Gods of New Genesis. Written by way of Steve Orlando with art by means of Scott Kolins. Justice League: The Darkseid War — Superman (one-shot) — Featuring Superman as the God of Strength. Written by using Francis Manapul with artwork by means of Bong Dazo. Justice League: The Darkseid War Special (one-shot) — Featuring the story of Grail, the daughter of Darkseid. Written via Geoff Johns with art by Ivan Reis and Joe Prado.

The story also serves as a kind of lead-in to the DC Rebirth relaunch, helmed by way of Johns. It obtained a follow-up in James Robinson’s run on Wonder Woman (Rebirth).

“The Darkseid War” contains examples of: Apocalypse How:Either Class Z2 (Omniversal 404) or Class Z3 (Omniversal Negation) is gonna happen to fact, courtesy of the Anti-Monitor, according to the Amazonian prophecy.Flash learns that destroying The Black Racer might apparently trigger a Class X4; without the Black Racer, Death itself is unfastened to spoil everything across the universe. Big Bad: Grail, Darkseid’s daughter and the only pulling everybody’s strings. Call-Back: Once again Volthoom is killed through an entity of dying. The Cameo: Poster While Barry is walking inside the final issue of the tale, a voice calls out to him. It’s revealed in DC Rebirth to bethe unique Wally West.Cessation of Existence: Fate of truth, as cited above. Composite Character: The New 52 Black Racer has extra in commonplace with Black Flash. The Corruption: Since Apokolips is without yellow daylight, Luthor drops a weakened Superman right into a Hellpit, believing its sun energies could rejuvenate him. While it does work, the energies additionally invert Superman’s colorations and turns him into a KnightTemplar version of himself. It supercharges him to where his body Poster can’t handle it. Dark Is Evil / Evil Costume Switch: Superman. While Evil is a strong phrase, the darkish shade indicates Don’t Fear the Reaper: The possessed Flash makes this situation for the Black Racer. Deity of Human Origin: Most of the Justice League took up Godhood. Batman turns into the God of Knowledge by taking Metron’s vicinity on the Mobius Chair. Flash will become the God of Death via being possessed by means of the Black Racer. Shazam will become the God of Gods while his pantheon gets changed by means of a brand new one. Superman turns into the God of Strength while he receives corrupted by means of the Hell Pits on Apokalips. Lex Luthor will become the God of Apokalips whilst he is infused with the Omega Effect. Grail turns into the Goddess of Anti-Life while she steals the Anti-Life Equation upon isolating it from Mobius. Discard and Poster Draw:The death of Darkseid screwed up Billy Batson’s connection with the gods that made him Shazam and so the Wizard needed to get a few new ones, resulting in some new powers at the loss of others (Billy misplaced his amazing pace and flight, however got some fireplace powers from the Martian God of Fire. However, the whole SHAZAM theme is saved: The strength of S’ivaa, Urgrundian God of Strength The hearth of H’ronmeer, Ma’aleca’andran (Martian) God of Fire, Art and Death. The instinct of Ate, Greek Goddess of Impulse TheSource manipulation power of Zonuz,better called Yuga Khan (Darkseid’s father) and God of Evil. He’s also the most effective one pressured into this, because of Billy beating him after Zonuz attempted to usurp the alternative gods’ electricity. The compassion of Anapel, Koryakian (an indigenous Siberian humans) goddess of Birth and Reincarnation. The thunder of Mamagaran (aka The Wizard), Dreamtime god of thunder. Disney Death:Jessica is delivered again to life by a Green Lantern Ring. Early-Bird Cameo:Just earlier than Jessica’s Heroic Sacrifice a disembodied speech bubble calls out to Barry, primarily based on the colors, yellow background and red textual content, it’s clearly intended to be the unique Wally West, creating a vocal look beforehand of DC Rebirth. Enemy Mine: The Justice League and Crime Syndicate are forced to paintings collectively to fight Mobius. Evil Counterpart: Grail to Wonder Woman, greater so than even Superwoman. Evil vs. Evil: Darkseid vs. Anti-Monitor,if no longer to say a few other beings. Evil Power Vacuum:After Darkseid’s demise, the universe desperately tried to fill the void left via his demise, by using giving godhood to half of of the Justice League and turning Lex Luthor into the “New Darkseid” Fake Ultimate Hero: Lex Luther for the citizens of Apokolips. He claims to be their prophesied savior, while it is honestly Superman. A God I Am Not: Green Lantern (see Refusing The Call). Also, Mobius become encouraged by this. God of Evil: Darkseid is portrayed as such,but after his loss of life we get some Poster historical past on his father Zonuz, the former “Dark God”, who was even worse than his son Grand Finale: Of Geoff Johns’s JL paintings, Justice League (2011), and the New fifty two technology as a whole. Grey-and-Grey Morality: We start out with the league getting caught within the center of a fight between Darkseid Vs the Anti-Monitor thenhalf the heroes are corrupted and those who are not pressured to crew up with the Crime Syndicate. Heroic Sacrifice: Jessica Cruz manages to conquer Volthoom’s manipulate of her body and leaps in front of the Flash-pursuing Black Racer. Her demise lets in the Black Racer to vanish. Heroic Willpower: Jessica overpowers Volthoom lengthy enough to carry out a Heroic Sacrifice (see above) earning her a Green Lantern ring. “I Know You’re in There Somewhere” Fight:When dealing with the now bloodlusted God of Strength Superman, Wonder Woman inns to this via the use of her Lasso of Truth Lesser of Two Evils: Lampshaded by means of Wonder Woman while she frees and recruits the Crime Syndicate. More Than Mind Control: The Black Racer gets The Flash to conform via showing him what might manifest if he didn’t. My God, What Have I Done?: Myrina has this reaction after seeing how evil Grail has come to be. Named by means of the Adaptation: The Anti-Monitor is known as Mobius, as the unique owner of Metron’s well-known Chair. Oh, Crap!: At the give up, Owlman receives a switch on the Mobius Chair, needs to recognise the secrets and techniques of the universe and promptly panics mere moments before he comes a splotch on the chair, a sufferer of a positive blue-skinned god-like being. Batman reveals that there has been as a minimum three jokers. Only Sane Man: Wonder Woman, Green Lantern and Shazam are the best ones who manage to stay uncorrupted via the entire occasion. OOC Is Serious Business: Everyone gets a second of this. Paint It Black: Unlike anyone else, all Superman receives while he ascends to God of Strength is his complete frame becoming a black and white photograph poor. Pregnant Badass: Downplayed with Superwoman whose being pregnant prevents her from preventing however is still capable of preserve up with the relaxation of the league, no longer too point out Give birth within the center of the battlefield in a remember of mins. Redemption Equals Death: Myrina Ret-Gone:Fate of reality, as stated above. Refusing The Call: The complete Green Lanterns corp refuse the Mother Box (having fused with the Green Lantern Core) and the provide to emerge as a God. Hal, being Hal, mentions this due to the morality, however rejects the caution and becomes the God of Light. He restores the whole thing to ordinary before the Parademons arrive earlier than giving up godhood seeing that it might mean giving up Will. The Reveal:Steve Trevor is not the first man to set foot on Themyscira, and consequently no longer the Chosen One of the prophecy. That honor is going to Jason of Themyscira, Diana’s twin brother, whose existence she did now not even recognise approximately till Myrina found out it prior to her demise.What Batman learned of the Joker: 3 exceptional humans had been the Clown Prince of Crime. Sadist: Why did the Anti-Monitor want to be reborn so badly to his original “Mobius” self and be freed from the Anti-Life Equation? Just so he should enjoy killing the whole thing and everybody close and private. He even claimed he observed it “unsatisfying” whilst he killed Lex Luthor’s Parademons because they felt no pain or emotion and that he “thirst[s] for struggling”. His fight with Ultraman, and what he says to him before hekills him, makes his sadistic nature very clean.

Mobius: See, that is what I missed. Being a god. Looking down from above. It’s all so removed. It’s all so setting apart. Killing billions in a blink is so unsatisfying. But down here, with all of you… it’s a whole lot extra a laugh.

Screw This, I’m Outta Here!: After Superwoman’s son is born and converted into a new incarnation of Darkseid by Grail, Owlman hijacks the Mobius Chair, which Grid uploads himself into, and flees. Smug Super: What Batman, Superman and Lex Luther become when Drunk at the Dark Side. A Storm Is Coming: “I see a War among the Dark God and the Anti-God!” Wham Episode: Justice League forty five. Using the Black Racer blended with Anti-Life, Mobius kills Darkseid and thereby rattles the cosmos. Justice League 50.Among many whams, the clincher is Grail killing Superwoman and using her newborn baby—son of Mazahs—to take in the Anti-Life Equation, all the powers from the Justice League gods (sans Batman), and beginning an historical Amazonian ritual to resurrect Darkseid via Superwoman’s child. Whom Grail can manipulate, thanks to the Anti-Life Equation. Wham Shot: The very last panel of #50 hasOwlman and Metron getting incinerated through an unseen entity, tying into DC Rebirth.

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