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Cosmic odyssey /

by Starlin, Jim [author.]; Mignola, Mike [penciller,]; Garzon, Carlos [inker.]; Oliff, Steve [colourist,]; Workman, John [letterer.].
Material type: materialTypeLabelBookPublisher: Burbank, CA : DC Comics, [2017]Edition: The Deluxe edition.Description: 1 volume, unnumbered : illustrations ; 29 cm.ISBN: 9781401268152; 1401268153.Subject(s): Darkseid (Fictitious character) -- Comic books, strips, etc | Superheroes -- Comic books, strips, etc | Good and evil -- Comic books, strips, etc | Graphic novels | Comics (Graphic works) | Teen graphic novels | Comic books, strips, etc | Comics (Graphic works)Summary: "He is one of the most powerful and feared beings in the universe ... but now Darkseid the schemer faces a menace beyond even his great abilities. Now the towering New God must find aid from beyond the boundaries of his realm -- forced to seek it in the camp of his enemies. What Darkseid needs ... is heroes. This volume collects for the first time in eight years the universe-spanning 1988 epic that rocked the DC Universe. Written by the acclaimed Jim Starlin (BATMAN, Captain Marvel) and featuring art by Mike Mignola (Hellboy) & Carlos Garzon (Star Wars) with a cover by Mignola, COSMIC ODYSSEY finds Superman, Batman, Green Lantern John Stewart, Martian Manhunter, Starfire, the Demon, plus Orion, Lightray and Forager of the New Gods working together with one of the deadliest beings known to man: Darkseid. This eclectic group of heroes must race against time to stop a cosmic entity hellbent on destroying the galaxy. Do they have what it takes? Or will one hero's brashness spell cataclysmic destruction for an entire world?"-- Provided by publisher.
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A deadly force like none the universe has ever seen is rising. Millennia ago, it wiped out hundreds of star systems and pushed the planets of New Genesis and Apokolips back into the Stone Age. Now, Lord Darkseid alone has seen the danger that is coming. He needs help, but the monsters and deviants that serve him on Apokolips will be no match for an entity this powerful. To save his realm and others, Darkseid must look for help in the camp of his enemies...Only heroes can help him now.<br> <br> The champions of Earth, New Genesis and Apokolips unite in COSMIC ODYSSEY- THE DELUXE EDITION, from writer Jim Starlin (BATMAN- A DEATH IN THE FAMILY) and artists Mike Mignola ( Hellboy ), Carlos Garz n (THE WITCHING HOUR) and Steve Oliff ( Spawn ). This edition collects the complete classic miniseries in hardcover for the very first time.<br>

"Superman created by Jerry Siegel & Joe Shuster, by special arrangement with the Jerry Siegel family."

"Originally published in single magazine form in COSMIC ODYSSEY 1-4, COSMIC ODYSSEY TP, WHO'S WHO IN THE DC UNIVERSE."

"He is one of the most powerful and feared beings in the universe ... but now Darkseid the schemer faces a menace beyond even his great abilities. Now the towering New God must find aid from beyond the boundaries of his realm -- forced to seek it in the camp of his enemies. What Darkseid needs ... is heroes. This volume collects for the first time in eight years the universe-spanning 1988 epic that rocked the DC Universe. Written by the acclaimed Jim Starlin (BATMAN, Captain Marvel) and featuring art by Mike Mignola (Hellboy) & Carlos Garzon (Star Wars) with a cover by Mignola, COSMIC ODYSSEY finds Superman, Batman, Green Lantern John Stewart, Martian Manhunter, Starfire, the Demon, plus Orion, Lightray and Forager of the New Gods working together with one of the deadliest beings known to man: Darkseid. This eclectic group of heroes must race against time to stop a cosmic entity hellbent on destroying the galaxy. Do they have what it takes? Or will one hero's brashness spell cataclysmic destruction for an entire world?"-- Provided by publisher.

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