Friday Night Fourth World Fights!

Category: Friday Night Fights
Last article published: 2 June 2017
This is the 57th post under this label

Wayyyy back when I started blogging, a blog called Always Bet on Bahlactus (an URL now taken over by Russians, don't go there) had many of us participating in a feature called Friday Night Fights, essentially calling on bloggers to showcase some favorite violent comic book moments/panels, sometimes under a theme, mostly not. It (or at least I) stopped in 2008, but from time to time, if a particularly "fighting" post fell on a Friday, I would add the label.

What was my process? Well, it was mostly about letting something I was currently reading catch my eye. So let's do that. Currently reading: Jack Kirby's Fourth World Omnibi. And so let us go back to the original war between New Genesis and Apokolips, when Darkseid was but a young pup, and Highfather was called Izaya. Hear that bell? Let the fighting commence. A bout to rock the ages. Izaya vs. Steppenwolf!
Well, reports of Steppenwolf's death were greatly exaggerated, but this decisive victory would lead to Apokolips suing for peace, leading to the exchange of sons, a peace broken when one Scott Free escaped Granny Goodness' orphanage...

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