Written by Geoff Johns, Grant Morrison, Greg Rucka, Mark Waid. Breakdowns by Keith Giffen. Art by Darick Robertson, Eddy Barrows, Joe Bennett, Justiniano and more. Backup features by Waid and various. Covers by J.G. Jones. The end is near! As the year races towards its close, we follow our heroes through their final steps in space - and time! From the mean streets of Gotham to the far reaches of deep space, the last weeks tick down to their shattering conclusion. World War III is just the beginning! Plus, more origins of the DC Universe, including the JLA with Ethan Van Sciver and Batman with Andy Kubert! 52: A year without Superman; a year without Batman; a year without Wonder Woman...but not a year without heroes. 32 pages, full color. Cover price $2.50.