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Beyond the Scenes: Kneel Before...Zod?

Beyond the Scenes: Kneel Before...Zod?

By Alex Antone Monday, November 25th, 2013

SPOILER ALERT: The following contains plot points from Saturday’s Justice League Beyond 2.0 #8. Read at your own risk!

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“Whaaaaaaaaaaaaat?”

At least, that’s the reaction we were hoping to elicit from readers on the final page of JLB 2.0 #8, in which we reveal that the name of Jax-Ur’s son is…Zod!

But how can this be? I’ll turn it over to JLB 2.0 writer Christos Gage for more!

Christos Gage: KNEEL BEFORE— Wait, is this kid that our heroes brought back from the Phantom Zone THE Zod? Jax-Ur has always sort of been the Zod of the DC Animated Universe. So is this kid—his son—a good guy or a bad guy? Or is he just a kid, and it hasn't been decided yet? Can the Justice League steer him on a path to heroism, or is there more to his past that we don't know?

One thing we do know (but the Justice League doesn't) is that Jax-Ur was in cahoots with Brainiac, which can't be good...and Brainiac said something about not having long to wait. Hmm.

It's like I don't even know who to kneel before!

Thanks, Chris!

The Beyond team thought you might need some extra time to digest this news (and your turkey dinners), so there’s no new Beyond Universe digital issues next Saturday. But if you don’t already have them, you can download Batman Beyond 2.0 #1 and Justice League Beyond 2.0 #1 for free next Saturday. You can find more information about our exciting Digital First Sale here, and look for brand new story arcs in Batman Beyond and Justice League Beyond 2.0 starting the first week of December!

See you in the Beyond! And happy (early) Thanksgiving!