New Gods Breakdown: An Illustrated Guide to Jack Kirby’s Creations

Alan Kistler

Alan Kistler is a freelance writer who has contributed to and He is a freelance video editor who occasionally acts in independent film projects. His blog is located at

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7 Responses

  1. Russ Rogers says:

    I can't say that I understand the New Gods more. But I can enjoy my incomprehension more now that Alan Kistler has defined it. Thanks. Very funny.

  2. Anonymous says:

    Wow, I finally get it. Thanks, man. I was wondering why Gog was so huge and just what the anti-life equation was supposed to do. And I didn't know that about the Martian Manhunter having a past with Darkseid. When was that established?- Danny

    • Alan Kistler says:

      It was revealed during the final story arc of the Martian Manhunter ongoing series, as written by our own John Ostrander (and why the Hell hasn't that stuff been collected, btw??).