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An introduction by Elliot S. Maggin for Kingdom Come TPB.

Dedicated to Christopher Reeve.

Set just after the dawn of the 21st Century in a world spinning inexorably out of control comes this grim tale of youth versus experience, tradition versus change and what defines a hero. KINGDOM COME is a riveting story pitting the old guard — Superman, Batman, Wonder Woman and their peers — against a new uncompromising generation and ultimately in the final war against each other to determine nothing less than the future of the planet.

Rorschach, Captain America, Thor and Spider-Man all make cameo appearances yet are not part of DC continuity.

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The Kingdom is Within You 0

I give the whole thing a tepid 3 stars but 1 bonus star for the Aftermath alone. In stark contrast to the overly effusive introduction by Elliot S! Maggin (apparently it is really an exclamation mark, not a period, in his name), this is not the Iliad. It does not teach us any new life lessons or expose groundbreaking, introspective arcana about the human experience. Nor should we be in awe of its 20-year-oldness: let's not be surprised in 2014 that comics before the turn of the century had some ...

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