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.
Beautiful. Gritty. Beautifully gritty. We’re looking at Mike Grell’s reinvention of the Green Arrow comic-books, as Oliver Queen diteches Star City for Seattle in The Longbow Hunters.
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[Updated 22/09/18: Elongated Man]
New to Comics is changing up the game and diving into the deep end, as this weeks Comic-Book Breakdown looks see Darkseid triumphant and the end of the world – DC’s Final Crisis!