Countdown Lowdown #21

Down and Out… and Beyond

same old… same old… and here’s the Lowdown

  • Trickster is now officially dead and still cuffed to Piper
  • Piper and Trickster did make amends before he died
  • The electrocuffs that bound them are now Piper’s death trap… he is still attaced to the body and in twenty four hours, they blow up
  • Desaad and Granny Goodness have a discussion about the plans and spoils of Darkseid
  • More scenes of the potential amazons getting trained… trained to be the new Furies
  • Holly and Harley go AWOL and explore a cave (huh? – nope, not making it up)
  • The Challengers hit Earth 12 – home of Batman Beyond
  • While they are taking in the earth n their search for Ray Palmer, anothe Monitor shows up
  • There is a hardcore Monitor throw down… and we find out all the Monitors have taken names to prepare
  • The Challengers then hide in the Bleed
  • Karate Kid, Firestorm and the rest find a secret passage in the buried ruins of Bludhaven
  • Karate Kid accidentally activates the protocols on a secret piece of technology they find
  • This activates Brother Eye and an army of OMACs on their way to Karate Kid.
  • “Eye Am the Shepherd, Eye am the Way”
  • Origin of Granny Goodness

You know, it’s interesting, every week I am disappointed in this book, but every week… it’s still the first I read. This series is still dragging, but the fights are getting better. Countdown just seems like the slowdown.

Grade: C-

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Updated: December 6, 2007 — 10:21 pm

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