Comic book writer Tom Taylor is definitely having as much fun writing DCeased as he did Injustice: Gods Among Us. And, just as in that earlier series, there was a lot of fun in seeing how one DC Comics character might dispose of another…
It appears that Superman, in whatever reality he is in, and in whatever state of mind, is a bit of a one-trick superpony.
But we do get some more inventive ways for one superhero to do some serious damage on another. There are many in this final issue, so gruesomely depicted by Trevor Hairsine, Neil Edwards, Stefano Gaudino and Rain Beredo. Such as the Black Canary, now a Green Lantern, using her new skills to go a little Black Bolt on us.
Or recalling a certainly failed mission by Green Arrow in Batman: The Dark Knight Falls…
It is possible some Green Arrow fans will be 'fapp'-ing over DCeased #6's version, after Oliver learned that Batman had made no provision to take him out, unlike the other Justice Leaguers.
But with humanity on its way out, and finding a new home, it is also worth remembering another series that Tom Taylor wrote a lot about, and how he managed to a) bring DCeased home in a story that has destroyed so much and so many and b) set up all manner of sequels by finding a place for it in continuity… Big Spoiler Here.
DCeased #6 is published today by DC Comics.
DCEASED #6 (OF 6)
(W) Tom Taylor (A) Trevor Hairsine, Neil Edwards, Stefano Guadiano (CA) Mark Brooks
Humanity is on the brink of extinction, and only a few remaining members of the Justice League stand between life and annihilation. As the remnants of humanity make their last gamble for survival, will there even be a planet left to call home when all is said and done? The senses-shattering conclusion to the year's surprise blockbuster is here!In Shops: Oct 30, 2019