Author(s): Francis Manapul
Spinning directly out of the events of Geoff Johns' universe-shaking event, JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE DARKSEID WAR, this collection of interconnected one-shot issues from some of comics' best creators explores the lives of the Justice League after the death of Darkseid gave them the power of the gods! As the new God of Knowledge, Batman's role in Gotham - and the world - has changed drastically as he's gone from from detective to deity. Now no one can escape the reaper as the Flash - the fastest man alive - has taken up the mantel of the of Black Racer, the God of Death. And now that the Man of Steel is the God of Strength, can he ever be stopped? The truth about about these heroes-turned-gods is revealed and their wills are tested in this collection which continues the story that started all the way back in JUSTICE LEAGUE VOL. 1 ORIGIN by Geoff Johns and Jim Lee. Collects: JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE DARKSEID WAR: BATMAN, JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE DARKSEID WAR: THE FLASH, JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE DARKSEID WAR: GREEN LANTERN, JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE DARKSEID WAR: SUPERMAN, JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE DARKSEID WAR: SHAZAM and JUSTICE LEAGUE: THE DARKSEID WAR: LEX LUTHOR.
Francis Manapul was the artist and co-writer of THE FLASH as part of DC Comics' massively-successful initiative, The New 52. His other work for DC Comics includes books such as BATMAN: DETECTIVE COMICS, ADVENTURE COMICS, SUPERMAN/BATMAN, and THE LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES. His work has been published in various publications from the likes of Aspen Comics, Editions Delcourt, Top Cow Productions, and Devils Due just to name a few. Manapul was born in Manila, Philippines and currently calls Toronto, Canada his home.