Amanda Waller, the Adrian Veidt of the DC Universe? [No Justice #4, Doomsday Clock #5 Spoilers]

Posted by May 30, 2018 Comment

Today sees the release of mini-series finale Justice: No Justice #4 and Watchmen sequel Doomsday Clock #5, from entirely different islands and opposing editorial and creative islands within DC Comics. And yet a few surprising similarities.

Today’s Doomsday Clock has Batman discover Adrian Veidt’s history after reading Rorschach’s Journal — even though most of the details discovered in the Watchmen final confrontation and the millions of dead aren’t recorded in it. Never mind, someone must have written them up in the margins.

The Hero Syndrome. Another way Watchmen inspired The Incredibles.

Veidt rejects that comparison, stating his motives as being altruistic if the consequences are wrong. But Justice League: No Justice has Amanda Waller step up in a similar fashion.

Blowing up millions of her own. Looks like Batman will have to take her down too.

Batman has a lot of Veidts to deal with today…

I mean, that sounds like Waller too, right?

DOOMSDAY CLOCK #5
(W) Geoff Johns (A/CA) Gary Frank
The Comedian lives! The Mime and Marionette loose in Gotham City! Rorschach is locked in the bowels of Arkham Asylum! Secrets will be revealed as the Doomsday Clock ticks on…In Shops: May 30, 2018
SRP: $4.99

JUSTICE LEAGUE NO JUSTICE #4
(W) Scott Snyder, James TynionIV, Joshua Williamson (A) Marcus To (A/CA) Francis Manapul
The epic finale that everyone will be talking about! After the unimaginable happens, the DCU must band together to defend Earth from annihilation. Before the end, new alliances will be forged…and some heroes will be lost forever. Don’t miss the event that will set the stage for the Justice League in 2018 and beyond!In Shops: May 30, 2018
SRP: $3.99

Thanks to Robin for the typo check.

(Last Updated May 30, 2018 12:41 pm )

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