Episode 256: Kingdom Come Part 2

Welcome to the two hundredth and fifty-sixth episode of From Crisis to Crisis: A Superman Podcast!  This podcast has a simple premise; examine just about every Superman comic published between Man of Steel #1 in 1986 to Adventures of Superman #649 in 2006 in an informative and hopefully entertaining format.

Mike and Jeff continue their coverage of the epic four issue mini-series turned graphic novel Kingdom Come.  In this installment, they discuss the final two issues and cover a lot of ground.  There is a debate on whether or not the newer super powered beings in the story could be classified as villains or not.  The boys also discuss whether or not Superman and Wonder Woman would ever ultimately work out as a couple, what “pulling a Geoff Johns” means, the deeper themes of the story, and whether Diana was right and wrong about her approach to the ending.  They also discuss the epilogue, which was exclusive to the collected edition.

Below are the covers and select pages from the two main books Mike and Jeff discussed during this episode.

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The From Crisis to Crisis theme is by Lucian Desar.

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Next Time: Mike and Jeff finish their coverage of Kingdom Come by looking at the various collected editions, adaptations, and merchandise associated with the series.