Writer: Geoff Johns
Artists: Joe Casey, Joe Kelly and Mark Schultz
Review by: John Gustafson
Superman: Ending Battle was a mini, self-contained event that took over the existing Superman books from November to December of 2002 and brought to life the one question that always lingers in readers’ thoughts concerning superheroes – what if a villain discovered said hero’s secret identity?
In this case, that villain is Manchester Black, and he sends most of Superman’s enemies after the Man of Steel. For whatever elaborately explained reason, Black deduced the secret and used his mental powers to implant the information into every villain and send them to Metropolis. There the villains, under Black’s suggestive influence, seek out anyone close to Clark Kent and Superman. (more…)