The LITERAL destruction of Earth(s) in Crisis on Infinite Earths: Considered at the time to be revolutionary in its approach to continuity revision, DC's massive limited series Crisis on Infinite Earths in 1985 was broad in its scope, yet personal in its impact. The twelve issue series attempted to condense and consolidate some of the confusing and complicated back stories for a lot of its major characters with this tale, the idea of multiple earths housing various incarnations of the DCU was clever, and then eliminating those Earths even better for many. But you can't make a continuity omelet without breaking a few Earths, so with that DC set about collapsing several of these planets, and the various inhabitants located on them, to make way for a new order. The interplanetary carnage was unprecedented, and the deaths of several high profile heroes, namely Flash and Supergirl, was unheard of at this time. While for many the deaths were a necessary step, … [Read more...] about The Apocalypse is Here! Famous Comic Book Doomsdays!