Eclipsed By Forever Evil Spoilers: Justice League #23.1’s Darkseid Origins Plus A Surprise New God! And Two DC Comics New 52 Earth 2 Developments?!
by John Babos on September 8, 2013

As you can tell from my previous writings, I am a HUGE Jack Kirby fan; particularly his visionary and way-too-far-ahead-of-its-time New Gods of the Fourth World. So, I have been very pleased how relevant DC Comics has made them in the New 52 with Darkseid being the Justice League’s first Big Bad and other New Gods have been peppered in books like Wonder Woman, Earth 2 and Worlds’ Finest.

As part of DC Comics Villains Month New 52 kick-off anniversary event, and companion to Forever Evil, we had Justice League #23.1 Darkseid that told his origin, his name is in the title afterall, as well as another MAJOR classic New God as per the below.

Spoilers follow obviously.

In addition, we have the origin of Highfather in Justice League #23.1 Darkseid. In classic DC Comics he was the opposite of Darkseid; he commanded the light side of the force so to speak while Darkseid commanded the dark side.

We also learn that someone we thought was dead from Earth 2 may in fact be alive.

That’s right, the Superman of Earth 2 may still be alive. It was thought he and all the super-heroes of Earth 2 perished over 5 years ago when Darkseid came close to decimating their planet. What does that mean for the “new” Batman on Earth 2? And why does Superman survive and Wonder Woman not? I can understand why a human Batman perished on Earth 2, but WW rivals Supes. Looking forward to more New Gods and Multiverse goodness from the DC New 52.

Over last few months, we had the debut of the newest New God named Trickster in Greg Pak’s Batman / Superman New 52 series. She is responsible for, we learn in Justice League #23.1 Darkseid, inadvertently making Darkseid aware of the multiverse. And the rest is history.

So we’ve now seen Darkseid in Justice League, Desaad in Worlds’ Finest, Steppenwolf in Earth 2 and Orion in Wonder Woman. Which New God is next to debut? Take your pick from the below Jack Kirby drawn New Gods of the Fourth World.

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