BREAKDOWN | Crisis on Infinite Earths, by Marv Wolfman

To round out the year, I thought I’d run with the rather messy theme of the DC Multiverse and the Crises that shake-up their continuity. There have been several crises over the course of DC comics history, but obviously, today, we’re starting with the first one, because where else would we start other than the beginning? Anything else would be silly.

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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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