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
Did You Know?
The character of "Virman Vundabar" (Arte Johnson
) says, "Ver-r-r-ry interesting," in the manner of the German soldier character he played on Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In
(1967) whose catchphrase was "Ver-r-r-ry interesting... but schtoopid." 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
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-