On Apokolips, Vermin Vunderbarr and Granny Goodness are competing for control in the power vacuum left by Darkseid's disappearance. She kidnaps Oberon in order to extort help from Mr. Miracle. Vunderbarr has imprisoned Kalibak, and Granny wants him freed to her control. Mr. Miracle and his wife Barda go to the Justice League for help, but J'onn J'onzz doesn't want to involve the League in helping one dictator over another. Flash wants to help, so he travels with Miracle and Barda to Apokolips in order to free Kalibak. Written by
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Has a writer being listed as Steranko who is presumably the renowned comic book artist, illustrator and former stage magician, Jim Steranko
. The story features Mister Miracle, a superhero escape artist created by Jack Kirby
who was loosely inspired by Jim Steranko. See more
In the beginning Oberon and Barda are shown close up backing backwards next to each other, but a more distant shot showing the helicopter shadowing overhead has Barda alone, before the next shot has Oberon returned to his original position. See more
Kalibak, Kalibak, Kalibak... I have used every vile punishment, every known torture and still you refuse to join Virman Vundabar's noble cause.
You're about as noble as my armpit.
Very well. You've forced me to my last resort...
[from behind his back he brings out a-