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Review: DOOMSDAY CLOCK #5

Review: DOOMSDAY CLOCK #5

DOOMSDAY CLOCK #5 Written by Geoff Johns Art by Gary Frank, Brad Anderson, and Rob Leigh Edited by Brian Cunningham and Amedeo Turturro Published by DC Comics Release Date: May 30, 2018 It’s all beginning to come together. Characters are meeting, storylines are converging and progressing, and the Doomsday Clock continues to tick with ample

Review: DOOMSDAY CLOCK #2

DOOMSDAY CLOCK #2 Written by Geoff Johns Art by Gary Frank, Brad Anderson, and Rob Leigh Edited by Brian Cunningham and Amedeo Turturro Published by DC Comics Release Date: December 27, 2017 After last issue’s hints and teases, DC characters finally meet Watchmen characters, with explosive results. In this installment of Doomsday Clock, Ozymandias, Rorschach,

The Walden Connection in DOOMSDAY CLOCK, Part 3

Promising paradise or threatening hell-fire is, we assumed, generally admitted to be unproductive. It is based upon a fundamental fraud which, when discovered, turns the individual against society and nourishes the very thing it tries to stamp out. What Jesus offered in return of loving one’s enemies was heaven on earth, better known as peace

The Walden Connection in DOOMSDAY CLOCK, Part 2

All men want, not something to do with, but something to do, or rather something to be. – Henry David Thoreau, Walden It is a mistake to suppose that the whole issue is how to free man. The issue is to improve the way in which he is controlled. – B.F. Skinner, Walden Two  

The Walden Connection in DOOMSDAY CLOCK, Part 1

Quick! Think of one of the most important books in American literature. While there are many reasonable answers to this question, works such as Adventures of Huckleberry Finn or Gone With the Wind, it might seem reasonable that you’d be confused if you heard somebody answer “B. F. Skinner’s Walden Two!” I was confused when I

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