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
A group of Parademons join the guards in approaching Flash, Mr. Miracle, and Barda for attack, but they all disappear rather than being taken down or fleeing when the soldiers are subdued. See more
Come on, Ugly! Move that hairy butt!
It's... humiliating being rescued by your enemy.
As humiliating as being Virman Vundabar's pet?
Well, if it isn't my treacherous stepbrother.
[Looks over at Big Barda
And his cow.
Arrogant worm. How dare you...
[Big Barda goes to strike Kalibak
Knock it off! What are you guys, twelve? I can't believe I'm the mature one here.
He's right. We've got bigger problems.