Kingdom Come sequel specials

#1 Posted by Nighthunter (28582 posts) - - Show Bio

Readers of DC’s Justice Society of America know that since issue #10 Geoff Johns and Alex Ross have been playing with the classic Kingdom Come story since the appearance of that 'Elseworld' reality’s Superman.

Since then, Kingdom Come Superman, a hero who has seen his wife murdered and his world devastated by superheroes gone horribly wrong (an admittedly ultra-simplification of Mark Waid and Alex Ross’ Kingdom Come) has played a supporting role in Justice Society, and has become increasingly concerned as pieces on this new Earth seem to be aligning in the same way as they did on his. Case in point, the appearance of Magog, the major antagonist from Kingdom Come...not to mention the appearance of Gog – the “god” of Magog.

The storyline will take a major step forward in November, as the larger “Kingdom Come” storyline will see three specials: Magog, The Kingdom and Superman, as well as have its penultimate chapter in that month’s issue of Justice Society.

DC has provided Newsarama with an exclusive early look at the covers and the solicitations for the issues. Check out the copy below and the cover to your right...

JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA KINGDOM COME SPECIAL: SUPERMAN #1
Written by Alex Ross
Art and cover by Alex Ross
Variant cover by Dale Eaglesham & Nathan Massengill

Spinning out of the “One World, Under Gog” storyline, the Kingdom Come Superman’s struggle with his place in the world brings a final conflict between the Supermen of Earths 1 and 22! Feeling the weight of his own world’s loss on his shoulders, the transplanted Superman searches for answers to the mystery of his life’s seemingly cursed existence and encounters “old acquaintances” on the way. This is the first fully written and illustrated adventure by KINGDOM COME co-creator Alex Ross, building to the storyline’s conclusion in JUSTICE OF SOCIETY OF AMERICA #22!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Alex Ross), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Dale Eaglesham & Nathan Massengill). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale November 5 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US


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JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA KINGDOM COME SPECIAL: MAGOG #1
Written by Peter J. Tomasi
Art by Fernando Pasarin
Cover by Alex Ross
Variant cover by Dale Eaglesham & Nathan Massengill

He was Lance Corporal David Reid of the Justice Society of America until he was killed in action and resurrected by Gog as his herald - MAGOG. But who is David Reid? Does he truly believe in Gog? And to what lengths will he go in order to find justice in this world?
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Alex Ross), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Dale Eaglesham & Nathan Massengill). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale November 12 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

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JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA KINGDOM COME SPECIAL: THE KINGDOM #1
Written by Geoff Johns
Art by Fernando Pasarin
Cover by Alex Ross
Variant cover by Dale Eaglesham & Nathan Massengill

Gog rewards those he deems fit. Starman has regained his sanity, Sandman his sleep, Dr. Mid-Nite his sight, Damage his pride and Citizen Steel...? What "wish" will the indestructible hero be granted? And more importantly, what drawbacks do these wishes come with? Plus, Starman's true mission is revealed!
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Alex Ross), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Dale Eaglesham & Nathan Massengill). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale November 19 • 48 pg, FC, $3.99 US

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JUSTICE SOCIETY OF AMERICA #21
Written by Geoff Johns & Alex Ross
Art by Dale Eaglesham & Nathan Massengill
Cover by Alex Ross
Variant cover by Dale Eaglesham & Nathan Massengill

The penultimate chapter of the epic "One World, Under Gog" explodes here as the Justice Society of America goes to war with one another. Torn between Gog's desire to help the world and the moral cost it comes with, it's old guard vs. the new as the line that was drawn is crossed. But Gog does not like war...
Retailers please note: This issue will ship with two covers. For every 10 copies of the Standard Edition (with a cover by Alex Ross), retailers may order one copy of the Variant Edition (with a cover by Dale Eaglesham & Nathan Massengill). Please see the Previews Order Form for more information.
On sale November 26 • 32 pg, FC, $2.99 US


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#2 Posted by Methos (40103 posts) - - Show Bio

are we completely ignoring the actual sequal to Kingdom Come then?

The Kingdom?

anyone remember that?

M

#3 Posted by Nighthunter (28582 posts) - - Show Bio
Methos said:
"are we completely ignoring the actual sequal to Kingdom Come then?

The Kingdom?

anyone remember that?

M"
I thought that wasn't canon?
#4 Posted by danhimself (22497 posts) - - Show Bio

it seems to me that whoever wrote that didn't actually read kingdom come

#5 Posted by Methos (40103 posts) - - Show Bio
Nighthunter said:
I thought that wasn't canon?"

no elseworld logo on it...

was mentioned later on in continuity...

sounds canon to me

M
#6 Posted by Darkchild (40624 posts) - - Show Bio
Nighthunter said:
"Methos said:
"are we completely ignoring the actual sequal to Kingdom Come then?

The Kingdom?

anyone remember that?

M"
I thought that wasn't canon?"
LMAO yeah its canon but its such a piece of crap no one remembers it

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