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GREG COX is The New York Times bestselling author of numerous books and short stories. I didnt get 52, although i hear it's a good book, so i read the synopsis. I went straight to Countdown and i must say i love it.

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This was the first book I picked up at a train station by Greg Cox. I knew nothing about what the story was about, as I don't usually read current comics because they tend to be more sensational than focused on weaving a good yarn of a story than they used to be. Continuity, especially, is not necessary for a story to be told anymore. It seems that no one tries that hard to make their stories make any sense in the grand scheme of whatever company they work for.

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Greg Cox is the New York Times bestselling author of the official novelizations of Man of Steel and The Dark Knight Rises and several hugely popular Star Trek novels. He has also written successful tie-ins for Countdown, Infinite Crisis and many more

Greg Cox is the New York Times bestselling author of the official novelizations of Man of Steel and The Dark Knight Rises and several hugely popular Star Trek novels. He has also written successful tie-ins for Countdown, Infinite Crisis and many more.

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GREG COX is The New York Times bestselling author of numerous books and short stories

GREG COX is The New York Times bestselling author of numerous books and short stories.

The explosive novelization of the events that followed the cataclysm of Infinite Crisis. Cosmic legend has it that when the primordial gods of antiquity perished in some bygone cataclysm, the universe gave birth to a new breed of gods who reigned from two eternally warring worlds, the heavenly New Genesis and the hellish Apokolips. Now, a vast conspiracy of evil is determined to eradicate the New Gods, stealing their souls to wield universal power that can destroy all of reality. At the end of an age in which time, space, and reality may bow before such sinister forces, the fate of the Earth lies in the hands of five unlikely super heroes who have one destiny to fulfill: to save the world at all costs, regardless of the consequences.

Comments: (6)

TheFresh
I want so badly to like all the Comic-based novels, but this one just falls flat. While 52 was a bit better, Greg Cox just had too little to work with on this one.

Following sidekicks and understudies, we see the pratfalls and missteps taken by such luminaries as Jimmy Olsen (who has mysteriously developed essentially-useless powers when watching a New God die), Mary Marvel (who gets Black Adam's powers and makes a great idiotic, super-powered murderer, Harley Quinn (about whom I cannot say anything bad, as she's the best part of the book and is dead-on to her character at all times, being essentially unchanged despite the travails she undergoes), Jason Todd (was anyone unhappy with him being dead?), Donna Troy (who seems to be along the ride purely to save Todd's life when his homicidal tendencies continually get him in trouble), and Holly Robinson (the reject Catwoman who cannot seem to assert herself ever).

Most are linked in unlikely pairings for whatever random mission the universe seemed to assign them. Jimmy ends up on Apokolips while Troy and Todd take a tour of the multiverse seeking the Atom. Holly and Harley join Amazon bootcamp on Themyscira. Mary Marvel tours the planet and murders various people in amusing ways for minor or perceived violations of her personal code. Sadly, the stories jump around so much you cannot get into any of them. The fact that we are not seeing the headliners of the DCU does not help at all. We get occasional glimpses of them, though most of those are of the various alternate reality versions encountered by Todd and Troy with their Monitor tour guide.

This story might have been good as a comic series but fell flat as a novel with all the storylines coming together in a pretty clunky fashion to wrap things up.
Mr.jeka
Long story short. I know enough about D.C universe to pick up Infinate Crisis the novel. Great read so i wanted to continue. I didnt get 52, although i hear it's a good book, so i read the synopsis. I went straight to Countdown and i must say i love it. I wont tell what its about, but it doesnt focus on the top charicters like superman, ect. It revolves arround Jimmy olsen, Donna Troy (wonder girl), Jason Todd (robin/red hood), Holly Robinson (catwomen), and Mary Marvel (Mary Marvel). A great lead cannon to final crisis.
Mariwyn
Wow, I thought 52 was bad, but Countdown was possibly worse. The only thing that saved it to two stars was the ending, which involved Superman and the Justice League, the logical people to oppose Darkseid.
Basically, a Monitor guides Donna Troy and Jason Todd (can we please either figure these two out or get rid of them?) on a quest for the Atom, missing since Identity Crisis. The Atom is the key to a plot by Darkseid to take over the universe (of course).
Meanwhile, Jimmy Olson starts developing strange powers when he is in danger, and Holly Robinson meets Harley Quinn at some women's shelter trying to train new Amazons.
These convoluted plotlines all come together at the end, but this was probably better left as a comic series instead of trying to cram the main parts into a novel.
Adrietius
The New Gods live on two different worlds: the paradise New Genesis and the hell hole Apokolips that makes Dante's description seem mild. The ruler of Apokolips is Darkseid, who intends to destroy the multiverse that consists of fifty-two universes; in the end he plans to rule over a new multiverse. There are opposition forces trying to prevent his cataclysmic scheme from happening, but he is currently maneuvering former super humans as expendable chess pawns furthering his chances of success.

Jimmy Olsen suddenly develops super powers that activates when his life is in danger. The Monitor Solomon kidnaps Donna "Wonder Girl" Troy and former Robin, Jason Todd, a bitter young man,. They need to find Ray "Atom" Palmer who vanished due to grief after his wife became mentally insane and became a killer. The Atom holds the key to the survival of all fifty-two multiverses.

This follow-up to INFINITE CRISIS and 52 continues the story of the War between the New Gods with the COUNTDOWN to the end of the multiverse as "we" know it. There are several subplots besides those above including one involving Mary Marvel coming out of a coma and Catwoman coming out of enforced retirement (as did Todd and Troy). Fun and exciting especially for DC fans of the older Crisis on Infinite Earth saga and the Jack Kirby's New Gods pantheon will enjoy the latest novelization of the end of the multiverse; newcomers will be as confused as the original baby boomers were back in the post Silver Age.

Harriet Klausner
Kefrannan
While the Countdown comic series was pretty maligned by the fandom, I thought the novelization did a good job with the story. Unfortunately several story lines are cut for length that I would have liked to have seen, but what is there is well done.
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Poetry
Author: Greg Cox
ISBN: 0441017185
Category: Literature & Fiction
Subcategory: Poetry
Language: English
Publisher: Ace; Original edition (July 7, 2009)
Pages: 336 pages