For my first graphic novel review on the blog, I chose Crisis on Infinite Earths by Marv Wolfman because it has such a profound effect on the DC Universe.  This was first written in 1985, and the purpose was to “clean up” the complicated multiverse that existed as various writers took over different characters.  This is a classic GN, one that I built my personal GN collection around, and was one of the first GN’s that we purchased for the library.  Overall, I think the writing was great, the artwork done in the classic Silver Age style, and the plot fantastic.  I actually read this with just a basic understanding of the DC universe at the time (I knew who Batman, Superman, and Wonder Woman were but not really much else) and really enjoyed it.  So I think it’s a good jumping on point for beginners, and an excellent re-read for fans of all ages.

Reviewed by: Angie