The godlike Darkseid emerges in the 30th century with an ingenious plot to finally conquer the universe in this Deluxe Edition hardcover of Paul Levitz and Keith Giffen’s timeless Legion of Super-Heroes epic! Not only is THE GREAT DARKNESS SAGA collected here for the first time in hardcover, this edition also includes several LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES issues written by Levitz that have never before been collected in any format!

Using his faithful minions to acquire all of the mystic artifacts of the time, Darkseid gains mental control over a race of three billion all-powerful beings. Now, as their universe teeters on the edge of Armageddon, the Legion of Super-Heroes amass their own army of every champion who ever held the status of Legionnaire to stand against the Dark Lord and his invincible soldiers. But as the Legion suffers defeat after defeat, they realize that salvation and victory rest in the hands of a mysterious baby that has aged into adulthood before their very eyes!

This is the perfect edition of the classic Levitz storyline that was decades ahead of its time and still stands as one of DC’s most enthralling superhero tales! Collects LEGION OF SUPER-HEROES #284-296 and ANNUAL #1.

Written by PAUL LEVITZ
Art by KEITH GIFFEN and others

Price: $39.99
iFanboy Community Pick of the Week Percentage: 11.6%


  1. Great Storyline.  Already have it trade, so I can’t really justify this purchase.  If you don’t have it though, check it out. 

  2. Oh wow… they tossed in the whole run up to the event, too!

  3. This looks to be worth picking up even if you already have the tpb.  416 pages! 

  4. Can’t wait to dig this out of my DCBS box.

  5. I would like to see them keep collecting the whole Levitz run in these hardcovers. hint Hint DC.

  6. I love that cover.

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