My reward for finishing the bulk of my fellowship and grad school applications today was the Crisis on Infinite Earths
trade paperback, which I've wanted to read for quite a long time but could never justify purchasing. (This was, needless to say, the something else
I mentioned in yesterday's other comics post.) As someone who was really into the DC Universe as a kid it's fascinating stuff, even if a lot of the more-obscure continuity flew over my head. Comics were even more juvenile in '85 than they are now, and some of the art and language seems particularly outdated and old-fashioned -- but Crisis
still worth revisiting, especially in light of the current DC worlds-will-live worlds-will-die superultrawickedmegacrossover. Much of Infinite Crisis
consists of callback to iconic events from the original Crisis
Earlier in the month I posted a bunch of Crisis links you might want to check out,
if you're into that sort of thing. In that earlier post I missed this page
, which is probably the most useful of all, an excellent multi-part retrospective and primer on the entire apocalyptic affair.