BREAKDOWN | Identity Crisis, by Brad Meltzer

While this comic lacks the multiversal stakes of most DC crossovers, it does mirror Marvel’s Civil War in many respects. It examines the cost of doing something for the greater good, the true nature of heroism and the importance of the secret identity. So this week, the spotlight is on the Elongated Man, in DC’s Identity Crisis. 

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BREAKDOWN | Justice League: Origin, by Geoff Johns

We’ve looked at the birth of the Avengers. We’ve reviewed the Justice League movie. Now it’s time to head back to 2011 and check out the birth of the current DC universe. Featuring writing and artwork from one of DC’s most prolific writers and one of their co-publishers to boot, it’s Justice League: Origin. 

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