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List of people to blame for this...
Writer for #37: Justin Gray & Jimmy Palmoitti
Writer for #23: Paul Dini
Story Consultant for #23: Keith Giffen
Artist for #24-24: Tom Derenick
Inker for #24-23: Wayne Faucher
Colorist for #24: Tom Chu
Colorist for #23: Pete Pantazis
Artist for #35: Manuel Garcia
Editors: Mike Carlin & Elisabeth V. Gehrlein


I've been wanting to get back to the empty abyss that is Countdown to Final Crisis, but it is such a slog... a dark, unpleasant, and mean-spirited slog that it is hard to get through and muster the energy to do it.

So, let's just skip ahead to the absolute bottom of the barrel. Quite possibly the worst issues of this entire run: #24 & #23, the introduction of Superboy-Prime, aka Superman-Prime at the time.


WARNING: Violence, gore, and vomiting are seen in these comics.

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Writer: Justin Gray
Artist: Fabrizio Fiorentino


Now there were many tie-ins and mini-series that connected to Countdown... here's one of them: Countdown to Adventure, which details the origin of Forerunner. You know, the breakout and long-lasting character of Countdown! :D

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Head Writer: Paul Dini
Writer for #34: Jimmy Palmoitti & Justin Gray
Writer for #33: Adam Beechman
Writer for #32: Tony Bedard
Artist for #34: Jesus Saiz
Artist for #33: Carlos Magno
Artist for #32: Al Barrrionuevo
Senior Editor: Mike Marts
Associate Editor: Jeannie Schaefer


Let's just get back with Countdown to Final Crisis...

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Head Writer: Paul Dini
Writer for #40: Tony Bedard
Writers for #39: Sean McKeever
Writers for #38: Jimmy Palmoitti & Justin Gray
Artists for #40: Keith Giffen and Manuel Garcia
Artist for #39: Jim Calafiore
Artist for #38: Jesus Saiz
Senior Editor: Mike Marts
Associate Editor: Jeannie Schaefer


Time for the monthly check in with Countdown to Final Crisis. The party never ends.

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Head Writer: Paul Dini
Writers for #43: Jimmy Palmoitti & Justin Gray
Writers for #42: Sean McKeever & Tony Bedard
Writer for #41: Adam Beechman
Artist for #43: Manuel Garcia & David Lopez
Artist for #42: Carlos Magno
Artist for #41: Dennis Calero
Senior Editor: Mike Marts
Associate Editor: Jeannie Schaefer


Back to Countdown, whether you like it or not.

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Head Writer: Paul Dini
Writer for #45: Jimmy Palmoitti & Justin Gray
Writers for #44: Adam Beechman
Artist for #45: Jim Calafiore
Artist for #44: Carlos Magno
Inkers for #45: Mark McKenna
Inker for #44: Jay Leisten
Colorist for #45: Tom Chu
Colorist for #44: Rod Reis
Senior Editor: Mike Marts
Associate Editor: Jeannie Schaefer


Hey, it's been a while since we looked at Countdown...let's get back to it now that I'm out of Austen's Action Comics' issues.

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"We all went into it with the best of intentions and we were all very excited. It started out fun, and a neat challenge, but it became more and more trying as the series went on. As with Bedard, Palmiotti, Gray and Beechen, I had very little say. As time passed, we were promised a more prominent role, but the reality was we wound up having less and less to do with it." - Sean McKeever

Head Writer: Paul Dini
Writer for #47: Sean McKeever
Writers for #46: Jimmy Palmoitti & Justin Gray
Artist for #47: Tom Derenick
Artist for #46: Jesus Saiz
Inkers for #47: Andrew Pepoy, Jack Purcell, John Stanisci
Inker for #46: Jimmy Palmoitti
Colorist for #47: Guy Major
Colorist for #46: Peter Pantazis
Senior Editor: Mike Marts
Associate Editor: Jeannie Schaefer

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Head Writer: Paul Dini
Writers for #50: Jimmy Palmoitti & Justin Gray
Writer for #49: Tony Bedard
Writer for #48: Adam Beechen
Artist for #50: J. Calafiore
Artist for #49: Carlos Magno
Artist for #48: Peter Lopez
Inker for #50: Mark McKenna
Inker for #49: Jay Leisten
Inkers for #48: Don Hillsman and Alvaro Lopez
Colorist for #50 & 48: Tom Chu
Colorist for #49: Rod Reis
Senior Editor: Mike Marts
Associate Editor: Jeannie Schaefer

I list everyone because no one is walking away without some sort of blame for this.

Warning some violence and light racism.

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Hi folks!

It's been a while since we last checked in on our favorite hideously-scarred bounty hunter, so let's do that.



This scene does not appear in this issue. What does is a wedding you were never expecting to see; SPOILERS for All Star Western #26.

Four pages from the latest issue )

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